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2014/08/28 14:16
2014/08/28 14:16
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... You think fining people $500 for a crummy hotel review is bad? OnlineAccessoryOutlet.com will take $250 from your pocket if you even threaten to leave a less-than-stellar review. Customers "agree...
2014/08/28 14:16
2014/08/28 14:16
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2014/08/27 11:28
2014/08/27 11:28
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... -- The Navy's new super stealthy destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, has a lot in common with Hollywood's starship Enterprise, according to folks who've seen it in person. Much has been written about...
Read more at CNN, CNN
2014/08/26 21:35
2014/08/26 21:35
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Ashley Madison has aroused yet another controversy. The online hookup site, which enables married and partnered men and women to connect on the sly for illicit rendezvous, has apparently made it...
2014/08/26 03:00
2014/08/26 03:00
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One of Android’s biggest downsides is the speed at which you receive updates: some phones will take months to get the latest version of Android. Ars Technica runs down the best (and worst)...
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2014/08/25 21:16
2014/08/25 21:16
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... Buy an early iPhone 5 with a crappy battery? Apple has launched a battery recall on any 5's bought between September 2012 and January 2013, Forbes reports. How you know it's bad: The device "may...
2014/08/23 23:24
2014/08/23 23:24
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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's call to rework laws that ban or inhibit growth of municipal broadband networks is facing strong opposition from Republican leaders, who argue that the regulator does not...
2014/08/23 21:03
2014/08/23 21:03
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Google is quietly taking requests from web users who want to get paid to surf the web using the Chrome browser while sharing data with Google. The program is called Screenwise and, though we’re not...
2014/08/22 15:25
2014/08/22 15:25
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The question of who owns a striking image taken by a crested black macaque may be closer to being settled, as the U.S. Copyright Office says the photo can't be copyrighted — by the person who owns the...
2014/08/22 14:18
2014/08/22 14:18
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BI Answers: Is it OK to pee in the ocean? If you've been to the beach this summer, chances are you probably had to pee, decided not to get out of the water, and just peed in the ocean. Don't worry,...
2014/08/21 14:41
2014/08/21 14:41
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Have a tough time telling whether what people post on Facebook is fact or fiction? Facebook has a solution for that. The social media giant is piloting a feature that labels stories from satirical...
2014/08/20 18:05
2014/08/20 18:05
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I’ve been intending for a while to write about the Comcast call-center fiasco, but it’s hard to keep up: the story just gets weirder and weirder. Following the now-viral recording of the telephone...
2014/08/20 18:04
2014/08/20 18:04
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Delaware has become the first state in the union to enact a wide-ranging law that oversees the transfer of citizens' digital ownership and access -- iTunes and Twitter accounts alike -- to the...
Read more at Billboard, ABC News
2014/08/19 21:26
2014/08/19 21:26
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NEW YORK — WWD has a new owner. Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is buying the U.S.-based business publishing assets of Fairchild Fashion Media (FFM) from Condé Nast. The transaction includes...
2014/08/19 17:47
2014/08/19 17:47
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The U.S. Navy’s unmanned X-47B drone completed an important series of tests on Sunday from the USS Theodore Roosevelt. The aircraft, which demonstrated its first-ever carrier-based landing in 2013,...
2014/08/19 17:23
2014/08/19 17:23
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A healthcare system spanning 29 states announced on Monday that cybercriminals operating from China stole information on approximately 4.5 million patients, including names, birth dates, and Social...
2014/08/19 12:09
2014/08/19 12:09
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The legislation comes from the Uniform Law Commission, which campaigns for common laws across US states, so could eventually spread to larger and more populous areas of the country. The law, HouseBill...
2014/08/18 20:46
2014/08/18 20:46
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There are topics in the space field that inflame passionate debate like few others. Bring up SpaceX, for example, and expect to see a phalanx of fans of the space transportation company square off...
2014/08/18 18:08
2014/08/18 18:08
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In a statement to Ars Technica, a Facebook spokesperson explained the move was a "small test" in response to "feedback that people wanted a clearer way to distinguish satirical articles from others."...
2014/08/18 12:13
2014/08/18 12:13
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... cybercriminal underground is extremely innovative and creative, very motivated to try new things and very persistent,” explains Keren Elazari, an Israeli security expert and analyst at Gigaom who...
2014/08/18 01:08
2014/08/18 01:08
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Image: Dusan Vranic/Associated Press The U.S. government uses them to bomb alleged terrorists in far-away places. Tech companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook are all toying with the idea of using...
2014/08/28 14:16
2014/08/28 14:16
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