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Amazing Irish murals support yes vote in marriage equality referendum

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On May 22, history will be written — if Ireland becomes the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage via popular vote, as the polls suggest

Gearing up for this historic referendum, artists have taken to the streets, walls and building facades — indeed, all kinds of public surfaces — to advocate for legalization

Here’s a brief look at some of the most artistic Read more…

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Google Adds Tweets To Its Mobile Search Results

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Meetup Targets Businesses And Corporations With Launch Of Meetup Pro

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Everything we know so far about AMC’s upcoming ‘Fear the Walking Dead’

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As a spinoff of The Walking Dead, one of the most popular shows on TV right now, Fear the Walking Dead has a name that proves it isn’t trying too hard to differentiate itself from the flagship series. But while the two shows will have the same zombie apocalypse as the overarching catalyst for the drama, the pair will definitely be distinct in their nature and formatting. And while AMC hasn’t exactly been the most forthcoming with details, we’ve rounded up everything we know about Fear the…

Amazon VP: ‘Anyone working on NFC is focusing on last century’s problem’

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Patrick Gauthier has been on the job for only five months, but Amazon’s vice president of payments already has a lot to say.

Ask him about NFC, the technology used by Apple Pay and Google Wallet to pay by smartphone, and Gauthier launches into a half-hour discussion of how most of the competition is getting payments all wrong.

“I think the industry in general has lost sight of what it is we’re here to…

Facebook Launches In-App Purchase Install Ads

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Ed Helms brings back the Griswold family road trip in ‘Vacation’ trailer

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Time to renew your Jelly of the Month Club membership — the Griswold family is back.

Warner Bros. has released the red-band trailer for Vacation, a continuation of the popular Chevy Chase-helmed films of the ’80s and ’90s. Ed Helms stars as Clark’s son Rusty, with the rest of the cast including Christina Applegate, Chris Hemsworth and Leslie Mann also making appearances. Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo reprise their roles as Clark and Ellen Griswold.

The trailer gives plenty of hints that…

R&B legend Ben E. King dies at 76

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R&B and soul singer Ben E. King, who sang the classic hit “Stand By Me,” has died. He was 76

King died of natural causes on Thursday, his publicist confirmed to multiple outlets.

The singer, who was born Benjamin Earl Nelson, got his start performing with doo-wop group The Drifters in the late 1950s, co-writing and performing such hit songs as “There Goes My Baby.” King later left the group to kick off his solo career.

He had…

Keep your inbox empty with one of these four strategies

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No matter how much time we spend trying to optimize our inbox — from batch checking messages to adding bells and whistles — email takes over our lives. Looking at my stats from last month, I received and processed over 10,000 emails (eek!), so finding the right way to manage all this online correspondence has been critical for my day-to-day sanity

Turns out, though, the “right way” to manage email depends a lot on your own personal style. I’ve rounded up some of the most popular and…

Microsoft partners with Google’s Android rival Cyanogen

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Cyanogen, the startup that wants to take Android from Google, has a powerful new partner: Microsoft.

The two companies formally announced a long-rumored “strategic partnership” Thursday, which will put Microsoft’s apps and services on Cyanogen devices this year.

Cyanogen is a modified version of Android that doesn’t rely on the Google Play Store and other Google services. This model is particularly appealing in markets like China — where Google Play is nonexistent — and other countries where…