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Noisecast Roundup: Plus Means More

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 8:00 pm CST by Chris Ness

The big news today is Google+. Lots of invites went out last night, and our own Eric wrote up his thoughts on it. I will probably have some things to say about it, but I will wait a little to let my thoughts simmer. So we’re jumpin’ in after the break. Grab a cold one […]

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Facebook hit with antitrust suit

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 6:30 pm CST by Alberto Lima

Apparently trouble is brewing over at Facebook, CNet is reporting that a consumer rights advocate group called Consumer Watchdog has filed a 28-page antitrust complaint alleging that Facebook’s virtual currency, Facebook Credits, is anti-competitive in the world of virtual goods and “undermines outside of the Facebook platform.”

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Google+ On The Inside: They Never Told Me It Could Be Like This

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 5:45 pm CST by Eric Ravenscraft

Well, that didn’t take long. Google just unleashed a flood of invites for Google+ on an unsuspecting internet. Your friends at the Noisecast got down and dirty with Google’s most recent foray into social networking to find out not just what it is, but if it’s ready to be a real contender in the social […]

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Google Takeout lets you ditch the SS Google while taking your belongings with

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 11:28 am CST by Steven Callas

The web has exploded with “buzz” about Google Plus and you have probably noticed this in more than one place. It’s in your news reader, on your Twitter timeline, in your Facebook feed, and now it is in your brain. If you have not gotten an invite to the service then you are either anxiously […]

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Meanwhile, Google Solves That Whole World Peace Problem

Posted June 29, 2011 @ 2:40 pm CST by Eric Ravenscraft

So, amidst the veritable and wild flurry of Google news yesterday, turns out Google neglected to broadcast one teeny little project they’ve been working on: ending violent extremism. No, seriously. The event started two days ago in Dublin. Google says they’re bringing together “former gang members, right-wing extremists, jihadists and militants in Dublin for three […]

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Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition Review

Posted June 29, 2011 @ 10:00 am CST by Alberto Lima

On June 7th, Capcom made good on its promise to release the perennial beat-em-up’s latest DLC pack – Arcade Edition bringing players a taste of what arcade fans in Japan have been doing since early this year. This week, Capcom released a retail version of the game for those that didn’t pick up Super Street […]

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the NoiseStash:: To be a Superhero or a Na’vi?

Posted June 29, 2011 @ 8:00 am CST by Marian Jamaleddine

You, or someone you love, can become forever immortalized as a superhero! Not for real real, just for play play. A South Florida company called allPopart can create a personalized comic book superhero portrait, or even have you completely transformed into a Na’vi from Pandora, and all you have to do is send them a […]

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Swiffy: Google’s lesser known product release of the day

Posted June 28, 2011 @ 7:12 pm CST by Steven Callas

Yes Google+ stole the spotlight today but Google also announced Swiffy, a free tool that converts Flash to HTML5. You need a WebKit capable browser to use it so Safari and Chrome users should have no problem using the tool. The concept is very simple: you put a SWF file in and out comes a […]

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Noisecast Roundup: 06-28-2011

Posted June 28, 2011 @ 6:35 pm CST by Agrippa

Welcome to another edition of the roundup. I’m on the run so this one is going to be mercifully brief. Let’s jump straight into it, shall we?

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What Is Google+?

Posted June 28, 2011 @ 4:15 pm CST by Eric Ravenscraft

Google, in typical Google fashion, just dropped a bomb on us in the mild form of a blog post: introducing Google+, the new social networking service from Google! And to answer your first question, no, you don’t need to panic and go disable it right now. It’s not live yet, and won’t be for a […]

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