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See the First Image Ever Uploaded to the Internet

The very first photo uploaded to the internet is making the rounds once again nearly 20 years after earning the distinction. And, no, it’s not a photo of cat, a corgi or even Nicolas Cage. It’s way, way worse than that.

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Election 2012 — President Obama Has the Support of Smartphone Users

Many national polls show President Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, essentially tied in the upcoming race for the White House. But according to a new survey, there’s at least one segment of the population Obama has mostly locked up: smartphone users.

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New Airport Body Scanners Could Reveal More About You Than You Realize

If you think airport security screenings are already too invasive, you probably won’t like this.

Within the next couple of years, the Department of Homeland Security will begin using laser-based molecular scanners at airports and border crossings. And what they reveal could surprise you.

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The Self-Driving Car May Soon Be a Reality to Make Our Lives Easier

Have you ever heard someone talk about how his or her car is so luxurious that it practically drives itself?

Well — today a statement like that can almost be taken quite literally.

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Facebook Yoga Instructor Fired After Demanding Cell Phones Be Shut Off — Is It Fair?

Yoga is meant to be a relaxing and purifying activity, one whose entire purpose can be disrupted by things like cell phones. California yoga instructor Alice Van Ness had one critical policy for her students: turn the cell phones off.

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More Employers Hunting Through Facebook, Twitter and Other Social Media to Recruit New Hires

If you didn’t know it by now, employers are using social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn as an active part of their recruiting process.

In fact, a new survey suggests that even if you are not providing a recruiter with your social media information, most are still looking at them anyway.

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British Airways Going to Extremes to Let Flight Attendants Find Your Personal Information — Is It Fair?

How would you feel if you found out that an airline was using the Internet to track down photographs and personal information about you before you even boarded the flight?

Surprise — it’s happening.

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Can’t Get Online? Maybe You’re a Victim of ‘Malware Monday’

On Monday, thousands of people woke up to find they had no internet service. And it wasn’t just a weird coincidence — computers infected with a certain malware were affected in what’s now been dubbed ‘Malware Monday.’

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Great Falls Bans Cell Phones for Drivers

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Great Falls banned hand-held cell phones for motorists and cyclists, hoping to make navigating the streets of the central Montana town a bit safer from distracted drivers.

The Great Falls Tribune reported commissioners favoring the ban sought to underscore expectations that drivers pay attention to the road, not what's on their mobile telephone

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South African Cops Will Now Confiscate Your Phone If It’s Used While You’re Driving

Although many states have enacted laws forbidding drivers from using their cell phones while behind the wheel, the fines for doing so are often so minimal that they often aren’t much of a deterrent.

But Cape Town, South Africa might have found the secret to compliance: cops there won’t just ticket you, they’ll take your phone away for 24 hours.

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