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Obama and Romney talk Apple and outsourcing to China

Obama and Romney talk Apple and outsourcing to China

Last night's second presidential debate of the 2012 election was a heated one, and both candidates seemed to be on edge and were ready to throw on the boxing gloves if need be. Towards the end of the debate, both President Obama and Governor Romney were asked about how they would bring jobs back to the US from China, using Apple as the company in question. To say the least, they both had completely different ideologies on the matter.

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Samsung and Peel teaming up to provide interactive content during 2012 presidential debates

Samsung and Peel teaming up to provide interactive content during 2012 presidential debates

If you plan on watching this year's presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney, and are wanting to get in on the action with some interactive content, now might be the time to snatch up a Samsung tablet if you don't already have one. Samsung and Peel are partnering up to bring viewers the ability to do more than just watch the debates.

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Barack Obama answers all questions on Reddit, crashes site

Barack Obama answers all questions on Reddit, crashes site

Reddit has crashed today under the immense weight of visitors attempting to ask questions of the President of the United States Barack Obama. The format today's question and answer session is taking is AMA - this standing for Ask Me Anything. People of all kinds, be they celebrities, leaders, or just interesting people in interesting situations are often asked to take part in said sessions on the site, this often leading to in-depth personal reactions and rather interesting connections between internet users who might never have otherwise connected.

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Obama sends NASA praise and promises continued support

Obama sends NASA praise and promises continued support

This week President Barack Obama made a call from Air Force One to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California which not only praised their excellent work on the Curiosity rover landing on Mars, but promised them continued support as well. This call made it clear that, as Obama noted, NASA's "incredible success" was just that, and deserving of the highest of praises. "It's really mind-boggling what you've been able to accomplish, and being able to get that whole landing sequence to work the way you did is a testimony to your team."

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Carriers hesitant toward text donations to Romney, Obama

Carriers hesitant toward text donations to Romney, Obama

If you were hoping that perhaps some day you would be able to send a donation to your favorite political candidate by sending a text message, there is some unfortunate news for you. It appears that, even though the Federal Election Commission approved this kind of mobile donation, getting major carriers to set up the technological side of things on their end is proving to be something of a lost battle. Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and others have all not enabled political donation texting.

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Mitt Romney official iPhone app touts “Amercia”

Mitt Romney official iPhone app touts “Amercia”

First of all, kudos to Mitt Romney and his campaign for offering an official iPhone app to solicit micro donations and help spread the word. But we can't say kudos to the fact that the app contains a pretty grave spelling mistake. The official iPhone app for Romney supporters gives users a selection of background images they can use for their phone.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: April 27, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: April 27, 2012

Happy Friday, everyone! Welcome to the end of the work week, the last full week of April. So what kind of news are we rounding out the week with? For starters, Mac App Store hits 10,000 apps: here's the best. Moving on, in the world of mobile there is a new update in the world of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) - Verizon roadmap leak reveals ICS updates in May. And we also have some sobering news for American ingenuity - Kodak continues downward spiral, posts $366 million loss.

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Resident Evil 6 now with Zombified Barack Obama

Resident Evil 6 now with Zombified Barack Obama

Though its certainly not the main subject of the entire game, Resident Evil 6 will indeed be having the President of the United States turning into a zombie. Though the creators of the game have not been specific about if the President will be Barack Obama or if it'll be a general futuristic President with Capcom-made name, there we are, having to take out our commander in chief along with the Secret Service via a character by the name Helena Harper. This is but one of several campaigns you'll be facing as the sixth installment of the horror-based shooter series continues this year!

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Pinterest boasts President Obama as member

Pinterest boasts President Obama as member

Barack Obama may have a busy schedule, but apparently he still has time to pin things. The president has just joined one of the fastest growing new social platforms, Pinterest. "Organizers, infographics, murals, and cake — now pinning all of the above for #Obama2012 on Pinterest," the president's official Twitter account posted this week. Will the president's pinning fortitude help his run for reelection?

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Obama Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights announced and detailed

Obama Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights announced and detailed

One month and three days after Consumer Watchdog called President Obama to endorse "Do Not Track" and online privacy legislation during his State of the Union address, the President has proposed a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. The White House has called upon Congress to pass legislation that will allow the FTC Federal Trade Commission as well as state attorney generals to support and enforce the framework of this bill. This bill will act as a guard for consumers rights, allowing consumers to say when, if, and how their personal information is both collected and used online.

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