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Xbox 360 update is live and kicking

Just a little friendly reminder for all you Xbox gamers. The newest update for the gaming console is now live and very, very awesome. The addition of the new messaging capability might be enough to pump the Xbox sails up a notch or two. Also added is a Marketplace tab on to the main interface to save those precious downloading ...

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eBay close to sealing their purchase of StumbleUpon

Sources are reporting that Internet auction mogul, eBay, is close to sealing the deal on their rumored purchase of social bookmarking site, StumbleUpon. As usually is the case, no official confirmation has been announced regarding a business deal between the two companies, but the reported buying price is a cool $75 mill. StumbleUpon remains one of the only social bookmarking ...

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We’re giving away Joost invites, because we love you all

Fellow gearheads. It’s now time to start your Joost engines. We’ve got a ton of invites roaring and ready to go. You want one? Leave us a comment with your first and last name and your e-mail address and we’ll hook you up. Or you can email us at gearfuse at gmail dot com, if you don’t feel like sharing ...

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Confirmed: Myspace buying Photobucket for $250 Million

Inside sources are saying that the rumor which started out yesterday as a sort of pipe dream is true. Myspace is said to be purchasing photo-sharing website Photobucket for a cool $250 million. According to an overzealous Photobucket employee, who remains unnamed, the photo site called for an all-hands staff meeting at 10 am yesterday morning to announce the news ...

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NBA takes on Second Life

Do you got game? Do you at least have Second Life? Great. Good news for you. The NBA has officially opened shop on the popular social virtual world. The NBA launched its presence in the virtual world of Second Life this morning, following an in-world press conference yesterday that featured NBA commissioner David Stern making the announcement. Built out by ...

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Design your own watch in your own abode

121TIME is an online store that lets you design your own watch to your own specs, without having to leave your desk. They offer the best of customized and personalized Swiss watches, which your wrist will thank you for. Watchmakers are tapping into the internet to sell their custom products, with a order-to-ship time of only 10 days. While you ...

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Haha, owned: Study finds one in four corporate computers contain porn

Fraud and grand larceny aren’t the only shady events going down in the corporate world nowadays. A study conducted by PixAlert determined that one out of every four computers used by corporations contain pornographic material. Other than the 25% deemed pornographic, an astonishing 46.8% contain fully nude or sexual suggestive material, with 0.3% of that being deemed “illegal”. The study ...

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Geek culture at its geekiest: A visual journey

Here’s a cool little image gallery we found showing a bunch of images which show geek culture at its, well, geekiest. There’s a ton more pics over at the site, but here are a few of our favorites. Some of the pictures have been seen before, but a lot of them are new to us. Check it out. You won’t ...

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