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15 More Retailers Accept PayPal For In-Store Payments [Updates]

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15 More Retailers Accept PayPal For In-Store Payments [Updates]

Google and the credit card companies aren’t the only organizations trying to nudge into the field of mobile payments. PayPal is now in the mix and has just received a boost by adding fifteen additional retailers to its list of partners.

PayPal’s mobile payment system allows customers to pay using two different methods. All users who sign up receive a “payment card” that acts like a credit card but is connected to a PayPal account.

Matt Smith May 29, 2012 29-05-2012
15 More Retailers Accept PayPal For In-Store Payments [Updates]
6 Of The Strangest Video Games Ever Made [Stuff to Watch]

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6 Of The Strangest Video Games Ever Made [Stuff to Watch]

In the world of video games, weird is regularly confused for wonderful. Some of the best received franchises of all time sound pretty damn weird on paper. Katamari Damacy is a shining example; combining bonkers gameplay, unique controls and one of the finest original soundtracks ever into a string of fun arcade games.

Tim Brookes May 28, 2012 28-05-2012
6 Of The Strangest Video Games Ever Made [Stuff to Watch]
Create & Share Websites Instantly With The Slick & Practical CheckThis

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Create & Share Websites Instantly With The Slick & Practical CheckThis

Have you ever wanted to share something with your friends or colleagues that was more than just a sentence, an image, a video or a link? Did you ever want to create and invite people to an event without limiting it to Facebook? Did you ever want to sell something without having to use eBay or Craiglist? Many times the big websites or your personal blog are not suitable for the task. CheckThis was created to fill this hole.

Yaara Lancet May 28, 2012 28-05-2012
Create & Share Websites Instantly With The Slick & Practical CheckThis
The 10 Best Open Source Projects You Should Be Volunteering To Help With

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The 10 Best Open Source Projects You Should Be Volunteering To Help With

You don’t have to be a programmer. You could be a writer, a designer, a translator, just a Facebook or Twitter junkie, or someone who wants to just donate money for the cause. There are different levels where you can put your two bits. And here are ten of the many open source projects where you can.

Saikat Basu May 28, 2012 28-05-2012
The 10 Best Open Source Projects You Should Be Volunteering To Help With
Looking Up Your Internet Date Online [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Looking Up Your Internet Date Online [INFOGRAPHIC]

In the past PG (Pre-Google), people on dates could get away with outrageous fibs. But these days, with everyone’s lives online on social networks, finding out if you really are the former President of the United States, as you claim you to be, is just a few clicks away from being either verified or exposed as a huge lie.

Mark O'Neill May 28, 2012 28-05-2012
Looking Up Your Internet Date Online [INFOGRAPHIC]
Will You Be Buying Facebook Shares? [MakeUseOf Poll]

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Will You Be Buying Facebook Shares? [MakeUseOf Poll]

Facebook went public last week, with shares starting at $38 a piece. Since then, the price has been dropping rapidly, but many believe this is only the beginning, and that we’ll see a significant increase in price in the future. Many people who’ve never bought shares before took a chance on Facebook. Are you one of them?

Yaara Lancet May 27, 2012 27-05-2012
Will You Be Buying Facebook Shares? [MakeUseOf Poll]
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