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Internet shut down, Facebook accounts deleted in Algeria as War breaks out

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Just 3 weeks ago, the war raged on in Egypt but now revolution has come to Algeria as its country’s citizens also fight for freedom from President Abdelaziz Boutifleka’s rule….

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BlogTechnical is looking for part-time writers who wish to put their journalism skills to work in the technology sector. BlogTechnical covers the latest happenings in the tech world, focusing on topic

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Digg says goodbye to Auto RSS

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Common sense prevails once again at the Digg offices, this time with the announcement of the automatic syndication feature being removed. This means if site owners want to promote, they…

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Fire the wedding planner, use Google instead

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With Google being hell bent on controlling our lives, they have added yet another service to help make our lives easier. If you are looking to get married soon, forget…

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New Facebook Pages are here, and here is what’s new

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Facebook has gone the next step by allowing Fan Page owners to upgrade to a new theme similar to the new personal profile layout recently released. There are also a…

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I will stop pirating when…. (Contest)

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Hey all, well it’s time for a contest. Up for grabs is a copy of Crysis 2 (PC, Xbox 360 or PS3 depending on winner’s request) coming out on 22nd…

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Kevin Butler tweets Battleship Coordinates…oh wait, the PS3 Security Key I meant

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Aww, hot shot PS3 spokesman Kevin Butler made a boo-boo. Turns out he re-tweeted the new PlayStation 3 security key after carelessly replying to @exiva’s original Tweet. Obviously Kevin (or…

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Sony NGP price leaked?

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In an “accidental” turn of events, someone posted a screen shot on GameStop’s Facebook page, including the expected price of the upcoming Sony PSP NGP. Currently it is set at…

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LG files complaint against Sony over Bluray player, wants PS3 banned in USA

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LG Electronics has filed two complaints through the International Trade Commission (ITC) against Sony Electronics over a number of patent infringements regarding the playback of Bluray discs on the PS3…

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Apple to charge EU online newspaper readers?

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EU online newspapers agencies have reported that Apple may starting forcing users to pay for subscriptions to newspaper services if they wish to view it via the iPad or iPhone…

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MPAA sues Hotfile, domain possibly at risk of seizure

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The Motion Pictures Association of America has filed a lawsuit against file sharing service Hotfile.com. In a press release, they mention that Hotfile has directly promoted the sharing of illegal…

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The Bermuda Triangle: Steals your plane or load of crap?

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As a little kid, I always heard stories about the Bermuda Triangle sucking airplanes and ships into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. When I grew older, I learnt that…

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Trade in Black Ops for free copy of Killzone 3 (Canada)

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If you happen to live in Canada, are a PS3 owner and have a physical copy of Call of Doody: Black Ops, there is now a limited opportunity to trade…

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Why the Egyptian government cut the Internet

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Straying slightly from the tech scene, I just wanted to highlight some of the horrible events that went down in Egypt. It clearly shows why the government decided to cut…

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Good news Canadian Steam/Netflix users, UBB policy to be overturned

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Hooray for bandwidth and Canadian Government common sense. The Canadian Prime Minister and the Minister of Industry has made the decision to force the CRTC to reverse the Usage-Based Bandwidth…

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Facebook averaging 8 sign-ups per second

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With Facebook continuing its epic growth, Czech statistics company SocialBakers has reported that Facebook now has an average of 7.9 sign-ups per second, while the total user base has now…

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