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The Register
Top digital Eurocrat issues non-denial about hyperlink non-taxthough the EU can’t tax hyperlinks, and nobody has asked for URLs to be taxed.
Top digital Eurocrat issues non-denial about hyperlink non-tax
The Register / Posted 2 hours ago
though the EU can’t tax hyperlinks, and nobody has asked for URLs to be taxed. URLs, as you might suspect, would be very hard, if not impossible, to “tax” anyway. The great Polish writer Stanislew Lem used to disguise satires of communist... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How depravity, David Lynch and God led the Veils deep into the American nightmare"I tend to function better in the dark," Finn Andrews, songwriter and frontman
How depravity, David Lynch and God led the Veils deep into the American nightmare
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
"I tend to function better in the dark," Finn Andrews, songwriter and frontman for the Veils says. It's an understatement. The band's music is saturated in nocturnal spirit. Their songs are moody and creeping, capable of sharp violence or restrained... Read more
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CNET
The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV pro dSLR brings 4K video, GPS and moreIt's been a whopping four years since Canon first shipped its full-frame EOS 5D
The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV pro dSLR brings 4K video, GPS and more
CNET / Posted 7 hours ago
It's been a whopping four years since Canon first shipped its full-frame EOS 5D Mark III dSLR, a popular model for professional photographers who don't need the speed of a model the size of, say, a 1D X Mark II. And even then the 5DM3 wasn't a huge... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
On the edge: Australian performers try to tame the beast that is Edinburgh FringePerforming in the enormous, monstrous, overwhelming Edinburgh Fringe, the bigge
On the edge: Australian performers try to tame the beast that is Edinburgh Fringe
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
Performing in the enormous, monstrous, overwhelming Edinburgh Fringe, the biggest arts festival on the planet, is like the first day of school, times 1 million, naked. It's lonely, isolating and "damn alien". Actor, playwright and comedian Zoe... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Television�s best and brightest: 12 fall series to watchthe major broadcast networks still make the most noise when it comes to promoti
Television�s best and brightest: 12 fall series to watch
The Charlotte Post / Posted 12 hours ago
the major broadcast networks still make the most noise when it comes to promoting their new wares, savvy viewers may find the best new shows often blossom far afield of mainstream outlets, as cable channels and streaming services prove more... Read more
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NFL.com
Marcas Grantmoney's worth for making a smart purchase. Similarly, it's the hallmark of a so
Marcas Grant
NFL.com / Posted 14 hours ago
money's worth for making a smart purchase. Similarly, it's the hallmark of a solid fantasy football manager to be able to find players who will outperform their draft value. Of... more Week 2 of the preseason is here which is giving us another... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Red Dwarf heads back into space as reunited stars hail chemistry on setdown to the quality of the scripts and the fact they have “enormous fun” on set
Red Dwarf heads back into space as reunited stars hail chemistry on set
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 hours ago
down to the quality of the scripts and the fact they have “enormous fun” on set. Robert, who plays Kryten in the sci-fi comedy, was speaking during a question and answer session at the Edinburgh International Television Festival. Robert told... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Red Dwarf heads back into space as reunited stars hail chemistry on setdown to the quality of the scripts and the fact they have "enormous fun" on set
Red Dwarf heads back into space as reunited stars hail chemistry on set
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 hours ago
down to the quality of the scripts and the fact they have "enormous fun" on set. Llewellyn, who plays Kryten in the sci-fi comedy, was speaking during a question and answer session at the Edinburgh International Television Festival. The session... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Red Dwarf heads back into space as reunited stars hail chemistry on setdown to the quality of the scripts and the fact they have "enormous fun" on set
Red Dwarf heads back into space as reunited stars hail chemistry on set
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
down to the quality of the scripts and the fact they have "enormous fun" on set. Llewellyn, who plays Kryten in the sci-fi comedy, was speaking during a question and answer session at the Edinburgh International Television Festival. The session... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making GamesAugust 24 th 2016 – 1C announces throughout the galaxy that it will be publishi
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 18 hours ago
August 24 th 2016 – 1C announces throughout the galaxy that it will be publishing Space Rangers: Quest. This nostalgic sci-fi text adventure with RPG elements, set in the world of the Space Rangers, will be released on iOS on August 27 th 2016, and... Read more
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The News and Star
Red Dwarf heads back into space as reunited stars hail chemistry on setdown to the quality of the scripts and the fact they have "enormous fun" on set
Red Dwarf heads back into space as reunited stars hail chemistry on set
The News and Star / Posted 18 hours ago
down to the quality of the scripts and the fact they have "enormous fun" on set. Llewellyn, who plays Kryten in the sci-fi comedy, was speaking during a question and answer session at the Edinburgh International Television Festival. The session... Read more
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Business Insider
A man who retired at 34 shares his best advice for people seeking financial independenceOn August 1, 2016, Brandon officially retired. The 34-year-old software develo
A man who retired at 34 shares his best advice for people seeking financial independence
Business Insider / Posted 19 hours ago
On August 1, 2016, Brandon officially retired. The 34-year-old software developer and blogger behind the Mad Fientist — who doesn't use his last name online for privacy reasons — had been planning and saving to retire early for years. "I'd never... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Virtual Surgeons of Syriasurgeon was shopping with his two toddlers at a Walmart in Grand Rapids, Michig
The Virtual Surgeons of Syria
The Atlantic / Posted 19 hours ago
surgeon was shopping with his two toddlers at a Walmart in Grand Rapids, Michigan, when he heard the familiar ping of a notification from WhatsApp, the encrypted messaging service: A teenager had been shot in the leg and the bullet had passed... Read more
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Daily Mail
Margot Robbie stuns in white dress for Suicide Squad promo in JapanShe's been hitting the promotional trail hard for her new film Suicide Squad.
Margot Robbie stuns in white dress for Suicide Squad promo in Japan
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
She's been hitting the promotional trail hard for her new film Suicide Squad. But Margot Robbie looked fresh-faced as ever when she arrived at Narita International Airport in Japan on Wednesday, looking lovely in a simple white dress. The... Read more
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Crosscut
Amazon’s spheres are reminiscent of a dystopian nightmareunhinged characters that were angry, alcoholic or just plain deranged, Dern pla
Amazon’s spheres are reminiscent of a dystopian nightmare
Crosscut / Posted 23 hours ago
unhinged characters that were angry, alcoholic or just plain deranged, Dern played the lead role in a mostly forgotten sci-fi film called Silent Running, which was released in 1972. In Silent Running, Dern plays an astronaut scientist entrusted... Read more
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WA Today
Fire sale: Masters has announced a closing dateMore than half a billion dollars of discount hardware will be offloaded in a ma
Fire sale: Masters has announced a closing date
WA Today / Posted yesterday
More than half a billion dollars of discount hardware will be offloaded in a massive fire sale after Woolworths set a closing date for its failed home improvement chain Masters. The supermarket giant drew a line under its disastrous experiment with... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fire sale: Masters has announced a closing dateMore than half a billion dollars of discount hardware will be offloaded in a ma
Fire sale: Masters has announced a closing date
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
More than half a billion dollars of discount hardware will be offloaded in a massive fire sale after Woolworths set a closing date for its failed home improvement chain Masters. The supermarket giant drew a line under its disastrous experiment with... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fire sale: Masters has announced a closing dateMore than half a billion dollars of discount hardware will be offloaded in a ma
Fire sale: Masters has announced a closing date
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
More than half a billion dollars of discount hardware will be offloaded in a massive fire sale after Woolworths set a closing date for its failed home improvement chain Masters. The supermarket giant drew a line under its disastrous experiment with... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Fire sale: Masters has announced a closing dateMore than half a billion dollars of discount hardware will be offloaded in a ma
Fire sale: Masters has announced a closing date
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
More than half a billion dollars of discount hardware will be offloaded in a massive fire sale after Woolworths set a closing date for its failed home improvement chain Masters. The supermarket giant drew a line under its disastrous experiment with... Read more
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The Age
Fire sale: Masters has announced a closing dateMore than half a billion dollars of discount hardware will be offloaded in a ma
Fire sale: Masters has announced a closing date
The Age / Posted yesterday
More than half a billion dollars of discount hardware will be offloaded in a massive fire sale after Woolworths set a closing date for its failed home improvement chain Masters. The supermarket giant drew a line under its disastrous experiment with... Read more
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News.com.au
Time to throw away your keys and walletIT may sound like sci-fi, but hundreds of Australians are turning themselves in
Time to throw away your keys and wallet
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
IT may sound like sci-fi, but hundreds of Australians are turning themselves into super-humans who can unlock doors, turn on lights and log into computers with a wave of the hand. Shanti Korporaal, from Sydney, is at the centre of the phenomenon... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Electro-Punk: Pictureplane comes home to slay the Southsideappears at Meow Wolf this week alongside Los Angeles noise act Health and, as s
Electro-Punk: Pictureplane comes home to slay the Southside
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted yesterday
appears at Meow Wolf this week alongside Los Angeles noise act Health and, as such, some Qs and As went down all hard. SFR: Electronic music is so varied and, other than metal, it seems to contain more weird little sub-genres than almost... Read more
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Junkee
Twin Peaks Festival Diary: Inside The Fandom That Brought A Show Back To LifeTwin Peaks Festival in Snoqualmie and North Bend, Washington. Though the festiv
Twin Peaks Festival Diary: Inside The Fandom That Brought A Show Back To Life
Junkee / Posted yesterday
Twin Peaks Festival in Snoqualmie and North Bend, Washington. Though the festival’s been running since 1993, this is the first time that loving Twin Peaks hasn’t been an act of nostalgia. “Junkee, 6.54pm July 21st and I’m entering the Festival... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Tulsa City-County Library Making Progress On New BuildingThe Tulsa-City County Library is writing the final chapter of the Librarium at
Tulsa City-County Library Making Progress On New Building
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted yesterday
The Tulsa-City County Library is writing the final chapter of the Librarium at 11th and Denver. Tuesday, they hosted a customer appreciation and thank you celebration. The 22,000 square foot building, a former Homeland grocery store, opened in... Read more
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The Washington Times
Blu-ray review: ‘Rick and Morty: Season 2’Fans of Cartoon Network’s popular Adult Swim animated sci-fi sitcom can prepare
Blu-ray review: ‘Rick and Morty: Season 2’
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Fans of Cartoon Network’s popular Adult Swim animated sci-fi sitcom can prepare for its return later this year with a binge appreciation of Rick and Morty: Season 2 (Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Rated TV-14, $29.02). For any idiot in the galaxy,... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Q&A: Get help in the aftermath of Delta delaysDelta? A: Tens of thousands of travelers were impacted by delayed and canceled
Q&A: Get help in the aftermath of Delta delays
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Delta? A: Tens of thousands of travelers were impacted by delayed and canceled flights last week, and Delta is working hard to make amends. Delta is issuing $200 vouchers to any customer whose flight was canceled, or whose travel plans were... Read more
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Game Informer
Science-Fiction Weekly – Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Valley, ArrivalThis week sees the release of a variety of science-fiction video games, beginni
Science-Fiction Weekly – Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Valley, Arrival
Game Informer / Posted yesterday
This week sees the release of a variety of science-fiction video games, beginning with today's release of Eidos Montreal's Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. This follow-up takes place two years after the catastrophic events in Deus Ex: Human Revolution.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Watch self driving racing car that could change motorsport foreverseries, which will see AIs compete against each other, have revealed their prot
Watch self driving racing car that could change motorsport forever
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
series, which will see AIs compete against each other, have revealed their prototype car. It has one major difference from final versions - a driver's seat, which organisers say allows teams to 'fully understand how the car thinks and feels on a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
12 TV series to watch this fallthe major broadcast networks still make the most noise when it comes to promoti
12 TV series to watch this fall
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
the major broadcast networks still make the most noise when it comes to promoting their new wares, savvy viewers may find the best new shows often blossom far afield of mainstream outlets, as cable channels and streaming services prove more... Read more
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PC Advisor
How to get more storage in Android: Not enough storage? Here's a fix The easiest way to add storage to your Android phone or tablet is with a micr
How to get more storage in Android: Not enough storage? Here's a fix
PC Advisor / Posted yesterday
The easiest way to add storage to your Android phone or tablet is with a microSD card - even if it doesn't support one. Assuming it does, when buying a microSD card for your phone... Read more
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FOX News
12 TV series to watch this fallthe major broadcast networks still make the most noise when it comes to promoti
12 TV series to watch this fall
FOX News / Posted yesterday
the major broadcast networks still make the most noise when it comes to promoting their new wares, savvy viewers may find the best new shows often blossom far afield of mainstream outlets, as cable channels and streaming services prove more... Read more
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ExtremeTech
The Star Trek hypothesis: Are human-like aliens really that far-fetched? One common complaint about science fiction involving aliens, especially a lar
The Star Trek hypothesis: Are human-like aliens really that far-fetched?
ExtremeTech / Posted yesterday
One common complaint about science fiction involving aliens, especially a large and diverse cast of different alien races, is that the aliens just aren’t alien enough. It seems... Read more
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Lowell Sun
12 TV series to watch this fallthe major broadcast networks still make the most noise when it comes to promoti
12 TV series to watch this fall
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
the major broadcast networks still make the most noise when it comes to promoting their new wares, savvy viewers may find the best new shows often blossom far afield of mainstream outlets, as cable channels and streaming services prove more... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
12 TV series to watch this fallWoody Allen beginning Sept. 30. Although "Crisis in Six Scenes" isn't yet avail
12 TV series to watch this fall
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted yesterday
Woody Allen beginning Sept. 30. Although "Crisis in Six Scenes" isn't yet available for preview, one thing is for sure: The first-ever TV series from this master filmmaker will be a signal moment not only for him, but also for the network that... Read more
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Glamsham.com
Remo D'Souza: FLYING JATT is not the stereotypical superheroRemo D'Souza, renowned chorographer turned director, has always made films with
Remo D'Souza: FLYING JATT is not the stereotypical superhero
Glamsham.com / Posted yesterday
Remo D'Souza, renowned chorographer turned director, has always made films with a backdrop of dance. Be it ABCD to ABCD 2. And this is the first time Remo has ventured into an offbeat genre of superhero sci-fi film with A FLYING JATT. This also seems... Read more
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PC Advisor
PS4 Slim and new DualShock controller leakbased on new leaks. Also see: PS4 vs Xbox One. Update 23 August: Following the
PS4 Slim and new DualShock controller leak
PC Advisor / Posted 2 days ago
based on new leaks. Also see: PS4 vs Xbox One. Update 23 August: Following the below photo leak (which Eurogamer has confirmed is real by visiting the owner), a picture allegedly showing a new DualShock controller appeared on Neogaf. It seems to... Read more
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CIO
Leaders speak out about mission to encourage youth, women in ICTGo Girl Go for IT director, Fi Slaven, said the opportunities associated with a
Leaders speak out about mission to encourage youth, women in ICT
CIO / Posted 2 days ago
Go Girl Go for IT director, Fi Slaven, said the opportunities associated with a career in ICT are often going unnoticed by today’s youth, particularly girls, who may simply not be exposed to the information. “It is about highlighting to girls,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Get help in the aftermath of Delta travel delaysTens of thousands of travelers were impacted by delayed and canceled flights la
Get help in the aftermath of Delta travel delays
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Tens of thousands of travelers were impacted by delayed and canceled flights last week, and Delta is working hard to make amends. Delta is issuing $200 vouchers to any customer whose flight was canceled, or whose travel plans were... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Hooker Fields gets hooked up with $3 million in renovations Brinley Lowe | Published 58 minutes ago Hooker Fields, home to many of UNC’s
Hooker Fields gets hooked up with $3 million in renovations
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 2 days ago
Brinley Lowe | Published 58 minutes ago Hooker Fields, home to many of UNC’s intramural and club sports teams, will become one of the most sustainable and eco-friendly recreational fields... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Drone operator who filmed Canterbury forest fire escapes convictionVideo taken by the drone showed that it was 'significantly above' the treetops.
Drone operator who filmed Canterbury forest fire escapes conviction
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Video taken by the drone showed that it was 'significantly above' the treetops. Photo / File A drone operator who flew in restricted air space and got within 120 metres of a helicopter preparing to fight a forest fire has today escaped a... Read more
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Rappler
Art Tugade and his inherited headachespredecessors. "There will be improvements [within 100 days], but don't expect
Art Tugade and his inherited headaches
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
predecessors. "There will be improvements [within 100 days], but don't expect me to solve all these in Day One. The traffic problem in the country is a product of a decade of negligence," Tugade said on his first day as the country's... Read more
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BBC News
Are hi-tech spies stealing all your firm's secrets?scores for the All Blacks against Australia - but who was spying on them? He i
Are hi-tech spies stealing all your firm's secrets?
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
scores for the All Blacks against Australia - but who was spying on them? He is casting his eye over one corporate head office to demonstrate the kind of things he "sweeps" for when giving security advice. The organisation doesn't want to be... Read more
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Mashable
A lengthening crack is threatening to cause an Antarctic ice shelf to collapseprocess of rift-induced iceberg calving. The Larsen B event was actually incor
A lengthening crack is threatening to cause an Antarctic ice shelf to collapse
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
process of rift-induced iceberg calving. The Larsen B event was actually incorporated into the opening scenes of the sci-fi climate change-related disaster film, The Day After Tomorrow. One of the MIDAS researchers, Martin O'Leary, who is a... Read more
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Lifehacker
Ask an Expert: All About Cybersecurity and Staying SafeSecurity researchers and “white hack” hackers work hard to weed out potential e
Ask an Expert: All About Cybersecurity and Staying Safe
Lifehacker / Posted 2 days ago
Security researchers and “white hack” hackers work hard to weed out potential exploits in software and networks that could be used for malicious intents. How do they stay ahead of the threats, and what can you do to protect yourself? Here to shed... Read more
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Business Insider
Microsoft's very first Surface was this largely forgotten mega-tablet that Bill Gates lovedany flat surface a little smarter. In fact, the famous holographic computer in
Microsoft's very first Surface was this largely forgotten mega-tablet that Bill Gates loved
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
any flat surface a little smarter. In fact, the famous holographic computer interfaces of Steven Spielberg's 2002 sci-fi movie "Minority Report" were directly inspired by conversations Spielberg had with Microsoft about this prototype Surface... Read more
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Mashable
'Stranger Things' have happened: How the Duffer bros. many failures led to thisat the show's July premiere in Los Angeles. Image: David Livingston/Getty Imag
'Stranger Things' have happened: How the Duffer bros. many failures led to this
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
at the show's July premiere in Los Angeles. Image: David Livingston/Getty Images LOS ANGELES — When Netflix’s spooky sci-fi series Stranger Things became the talk of the summer, it seemed like sibling creators Matt and Ross Duffer arrived in the... Read more
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Computer Business Review
As net neutrality controversy hits T-Mobile, are unlimited data plans fatally flawed?net neutrality rules. A key tenet of the new package is that customers who use
As net neutrality controversy hits T-Mobile, are unlimited data plans fatally flawed?
Computer Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
net neutrality rules. A key tenet of the new package is that customers who use the unlimited plans extensively may find that their speeds are degraded, however. “The highest 3% (currently those using more than 26GB of high-speed... Read more
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IGN
Out This Week: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Madden NFL 17, King of Fighters XIVPS4 version, Armikrog hitting PS4 and Wii U and much, much more! With so many
Out This Week: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Madden NFL 17, King of Fighters XIV
IGN / Posted 2 days ago
PS4 version, Armikrog hitting PS4 and Wii U and much, much more! With so many new games and movies coming out, it can be hard to keep up. Lucky for you, IGN is here to help with a weekly round-up of the biggest releases each and every week. Check... Read more
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Business Insider
What it feels like to retire early, from an average guy who became financially independent at 34On August 1, 2016, Brandon officially retired. The 34-year-old software develo
What it feels like to retire early, from an average guy who became financially independent at 34
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
On August 1, 2016, Brandon officially retired. The 34-year-old software developer and blogger behind the Mad Fientist — who doesn't use his last name online for privacy reasons — had been planning and saving to retire early for years. "For the... Read more
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PC Advisor
Sony set to launch two new PlayStation consoles on 7 Septemberunclear whether this is the 4K PlayStation or not but does seem to be a Europea
Sony set to launch two new PlayStation consoles on 7 September
PC Advisor / Posted 2 days ago
unclear whether this is the 4K PlayStation or not but does seem to be a European model with rounded corners and a 500GB hard drive. There's more news as The Wall Street Journal reports that Sony will in fact be announcing two new PlayStation... Read more
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