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This Day in History for July 8
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1776 – The first public reading of the Declaration of Independence happens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after which the Liberty Bell is rung (More info)
1777 – Vermont becomes the first colon…
Paypal’s President Predicts the Demise of the Wallet
Now that Paypal has reached 100 million active accounts, a company executive predicts physical wallets will soon be mothballed.
“We believe that by 2015 digital currency will be accepted everywhere in the US -– from your local corner store to Walmart. We will no longer need to carry a wal…
The Google+ Project Takes Aim at Facebook [VIDEO]
After several prior failed attempts to challenge social media behemoth Facebook, Google introduced a new service on Tuesday that it hopes will finally do the trick.
Called the Google+ project, it’s currently only available to a select group of Google users — they’ll soon be able to invite others — an…
San Francisco Considering Banning Sales of All Pets
A proposal to ban all pets sales in San Francisco is being considered by the city’s Board of Supervisors.
According to those who have proposed the ban, the rational behind it is twofold. It would encourage San Franciscans to adopt animals from shelters and rescue organization, and it would put an en…

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