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  • Fri, 25 Apr 2014 04:35:13 +0000: Pinterest Adds Smarter Search Tool - Mashable
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    Pinterest is adding new search features to help users better navigate the 30 billion pins on the site.

    The company just announced Guided Search, a new product that lets users filter their search by adding specific filters relevant to the original search term

    For example, searching for "hairstyles" will now provide filters like "wedding," "round face," or "short hair." Users searching for "burgers" may see filters like "vegan" or "easy recipes." The filters can be added or removed without leaving the search results page, and appear on mobile as visual tiles below the search bar Read more...

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  • Fri, 25 Apr 2014 03:52:52 +0000: Never Suffer Second-Hand Smells Again With Poo-Pourri - Mashable
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    Those second hand bathroom smells are the worst, amirite ladies?

    Luckily, Poo-pourri is back with video number two to help you get rid of the dreaded bathroom stink. The bathroom product's last video, "Girls Don't Poop", went viral last September. It has 26.5 million YouTube views at time of writing.

    This time, the brand's elegant spokeswoman returns promising to "trap embarrassing odors at the source and save your relationship." Despite the edgy approach, Poo-pourri is a real product that is designed to be used prophylactically rather than after the fact. However, the brand does offer a wide range of sprays, like Trap-a-Crap and Poo-Tonium, to keep you smelling like a rose. Read more...

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  • Fri, 25 Apr 2014 03:19:41 +0000: Porn Service Sues Amazon Over 'FireTV' Name - Mashable
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    A pornography service is suing Amazon over FireTV, the set top box the company unveiled earlier this month

    Florida-based WREAL is a video streaming company that owns and operates FyreTV.com, a service that enables users to download and watch porn videos. (Naturally, the site is extremely NSFW.) The company also sells a set-top box of its own, also branded FyreTV

    WREAL filed a formal complaint in District Court in Florida last week, claiming that Amazon is infringing upon the FyreTV trademark, which was filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in 2008, according to a copy of the complaint obtained by Mashable Read more...

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  • Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:59:42 +0000: How Much Is the Average Facebook User Worth? - Mashable
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    Facebook released its first quarter 2014 earnings report on Wednesday, beating Wall Street's estimates with posted revenues of $2.5 billion.

    The average revenue per user (ARPU) around the world increased over the past year as well, according to the report. Worldwide ARPU (measured by payments and advertising) reached $2 in the first quarter — up from $1.35 in Q1 2013, but down from $2.14 in Q4 2013.

    In the United States and Canada, the ARPU reached $5.85, up from $3.50 in Q1 2013.

    The following chart, created by Statista, breaks down the evolution of the average revenue per Facebook user over the past year. Read more...

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  • Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:00:42 +0000: This Could Be the Smartest Coffee Mug in Your Kitchen - Mashable
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    This smart coffee mug has a surprise with every cup

    To jazz up your morning routine, the mug comes equipped with an e-Ink display, which shows a new photo every time you fill it with a hot liquid. The image can then be uploaded to social media, be it an inspirational quote or a sweet picture. Users control the cup with an app, and the heat from the hot liquid powers the display.

    The mug is a collaboration between Paulig, a small Finnish coffee roaster, and TBWA\Helsinki, the Finnish arm of the international advertising agency.

    As with any newly smart appliance, the Muki must go through a series of beta testing before it hits the market. If you're interested in joining the beta test, you can apply at Paulig's website. Paulig says 2,500 have already applied for the privilege. Read more...

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