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Facebook Will Now Let You Embed Facebook Videos On Other Sites


You can now stream full-length songs from the Twitter app for free



Twitter and Rhapsody have teamed up on a new feature that allows the music service’s subscribers to share full-length tracks on Twitter that anyone can listen to, even if they don’t have a subscription themselves.

Rhapsody announced the partnership Tuesday at SXSW in Austin, Texas, and the feature is already available to Twitter’s mobile users.

The feature uses Twitter’s audio cards, a tool first introduced last year that allows Twitter users…

Pot for pets: Nevada bill would allow vets to prescribe marijuana



CARSON CITY, Nev. — Pets might soon be able to use pot under a bill introduced Tuesday in the Nevada Legislature.

Democratic Sen. Tick Segerblom is sponsoring the measure that would allow animal owners to get marijuana for their pet if a veterinarian certifies the animal has an illness that might be alleviated by the drug.

Segerblom said he’s concerned that some animals might have adverse reactions, but “you don’t know…

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Twitter’s Dick Costolo: We’re so much better than we were years ago



Can Twitter achieve its lofty 10-year goal of becoming a $14 billion business?

At the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo contended it could be, reiterating the elements of the company strategy first outlined at its Analyst Day last November, including an emphasis on initiatives to improve Twitter’s slow-growing userbase

Costolo pointed…

Snapchat breaks into media with Discover



Snapchat’s highly anticipated media play is here, and it’s called Discover.

The messaging app rolled out the new feature Tuesday, which will allow media companies to publish content to the app for users to consume. In addition to having outside companies put content on the app, Snapchat is also reportedly introducing its own publishing arm.

Users will have a limited amount of time to consume a piece of content put on Snapchat, a move that provides…

LG to launch next version of WebOS for smart TVs at CES



WebOS is getting another update from LG

The company plans to launch the next version of its smart TV platform at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show.

If you remember, WebOS is the mobile operating system created by Palm to power the company’s early smartphones. In 2010 it was acquired by HP for about $1.2 billion before being shuttered by the company a year later. LG resurrected the platform in 2013 to power its growing…

Kik Introduces Hashtags To Bring Mini Social Networks To Its Messaging Service


World War I body armour was never standard issue



In 1914, at the beginning of the First World War, body armour was not found on the battlefield. Not until October 1915 were British soldiers issued that most basic piece of equipment, the steel helmet. Even then, the number of helmets given out was so restricted that soldiers wore them in rotation, as they marched to the front line.

In 1915 the British Army Design introduced the Dayfield body shield, a canvas jacket with layered metal plates.

In late 1916, the German army introduced…

Hungary suspends Internet tax after huge protests



Hungary’s prime minister says the government will suspend a planned tax on Internet usage and reconsider the matter next year after backlash

Two protests within the past week attended by tens of thousands of people were sparked by a scheme to make Internet service providers pay 150 forints ($0.62) per gigabyte of Internet traffic, later proposed to be capped at different monthly rates for individual and business users.