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updated at 2:23am on 5/22/2015

Top Meme

Danny Sullivan, Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing — Crowdsourcing the entire web goes bad with Google Maps, causing many locations to be relevant for slurs and derogatory words. Google promises a fix is on the way. The post Google To Implement Googlebomb Fix To Prevent Racist Listings In Google Maps appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search...

google, search, maps

Secondary Memes

Uber is one step closer to picking you up in a self-driving car

Verne Kopytoff, Fortune » - Fortune — Uber users are a step closer being chauffeured around town in driverless cars. The ride hailing service has started testing a self-driving car as part of plan to automate rides and eliminate the cost of drivers, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times. The test car was recently spotted on the road in...

cars, uber, drivers

iPhone 6 Demand Unbroken says Analyst

i4u, I4U News — Apple launched the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in September of last year. It is widely expected that the new iPhone 6S will go on sale in September. Apple analyst Kuo predicts even an earlier iPhone...

iphone, new, apple

Tertiary Memes

Apple Transit maps could be coming to iOS 9

Andrew Tarantola, Engadget RSS Feed — 9to5Mac, citing unnamed sources, reports that Apple is potentially gearing up to release its updated Transit...

apple, transit, maps

Hackers leak the sexual preferences of millions of online daters to the dark web

Mark Wilson, BetaNews — The details of millions of users of Adult FriendFinder -- the dating site with the tagline "hookup, find sex...

hackers, users, site

Taylor Swift Breaks Vevo Video Viewing Record with Bad Blood

i4u, I4U News — Taylor Swift epic Bad Blood video broke the Vevo record for most views in 24 hours. 20.1 million have watch...

video, swift, million

Microsoft's Outlook.com redesign includes new organization features

Karissa Bell, Mashable — Microsoft is giving its Outlook.com a pretty big facelift. The company previewed several major changes to its...

outlookcom, microsoft, new

Adobe says goodbye to its Photoshop Touch app, hello to Project Rigel

Billy Steele, Engadget RSS Feed — Adobe's been keen on new mobile apps as of late, but today it announced the end of the road for one of its...

adobe, photoshop, apps

Leaked database of Adult Friend Finder still online

Jeremy Kirk, Network World — Adult Friend Finder, one of the largest online dating sites, may have been breached more than two months ago...

adult, friend, finder

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