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Square now accepts offline credit card payments

- March 4th, 2015

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I’m sure many of you by now are familiar with Square. It’s a service that allows businesses or even individuals to accept payment by credit card using a little dongle attached to the headphone jack of their smartphone or tablet. This type of service relies on the ability to securely transmit card information either through an Internet connection or data connection like 3G, 4G or LTE. But what happens when there’s no connection available?

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eBay to auction pristine 1938 #1 Superman comic

- July 24th, 2014

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If you’re a comic junkie with very deep pockets, you might want to get ready to bid on this ultimate find – Action Comics #1, from June 1938 and the first time Superman is featured in a comic book. The item goes up for auction exclusively on eBay starting August 14th for 10 days.

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How to mute Mr. and Mrs. Tweet-too-Much

- May 13th, 2014

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Your best friends have taken their first vacation in years and from the moment they left for the airport, they’ve been tweeting a mile-a-minute. You really don’t want to block or unfollow either of them, but with the flood of tweets, you are so tempted, you really are. The good news: Twitter has found a cure for that.

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Codebabes.com brings hot women and coding together – you know, because it’s the Internet

- April 25th, 2014

For anyone who thought the web wasn’t sexist enough, you might want to check out a new site, codebabes.com, the new flame-war-inciting site which combines web coding and attractive women.

A sort of anti-Ladies Learning Code, which tries to get more women involved in IT industry, Code Babes basically has the school-girl-esqe, scantilly clad porn star clone you can stare at while taking a class. Because otherwise coding is boring.

As the spokeswoman says in the introductory video, “We’ve developed a revolutionary program that leverages sexual desire and turns it into the most powerful learning mechanism even known to mankind.”

Warning: The below video contains some graphic language.

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Twitter revamping its desktop look

- April 8th, 2014

Your Twitter profile is getting a makeover which will make it look more like your Facebook page.

The company announced on its official blog it is redesigning the look of profile pages on its desktop browser version.

The new design lets users upload a larger profile picture which will appear as a banner over your posts, much in the same way as you can in Facebook. The updated page also includes features not previously available on Twitter:

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Michelle Obama’s Twitter profile page. (SCREENSHOT)

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