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VW aims for an EV that goes 300 miles on a 15-minute charge

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Trump's Weirdo Doctor Uses Windows XP, Which Could Be a Violation of HIPAA

Trump's Weirdo Doctor Uses Windows XP, Which Could Be a Violation of HIPAA NBC News has a new article about Donald Trump’s doctor of 35 years, Dr. Harold Bornstein—the guy who claimed that Trump, if elected, would be “the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency.” The dude looks like a character from a bad […]

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Ride-Hailing Crashes Triple In NYC As More People Turn To Apps

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Tech giants pledge to close the gender pay gap

Tech giants pledge to close the gender pay gap To celebrate Women's Equality Day, President Obama has announced a group of 29 major US employers who have signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge and promised to help close the gender pay gap. On the list are 10 top tech giants including Apple, Face… Source: […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Sells More Than $35M in Stock

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Broadcast your Blizzard games right now via Facebook Live

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Spotify Is Burying Artists That Give Exclusives to Apple: Report

Spotify Is Burying Artists That Give Exclusives to Apple: Report According to a new report, Spotify really hates artist exclusives so much that it’s penalizing acts that put their jams on Apple Music first. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Spotify Is Burying Artists That Give Exclusives to Apple: Report

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Untangling the NSA's latest alleged embarrassment

Untangling the NSA's latest alleged embarrassment Last week, security researcher Mikko Hypponen found a notice on Github from an entity called Shadow Brokers, a reference to master of the galactic black market for information in the game Mass Effect. The notice was for an auction of exploits from th… Source: Engadget Link: Untangling the NSA's […]

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IFC's Horror Comedy Stan Against Evil Looks Like a Demonically Good Time

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Facebook Removes Human Curators From Trending Module

Facebook Removes Human Curators From Trending Module Today, Facebook announced that human curators will no longer write short descriptions that accompany trending topics on the site. Instead, the company will rely on an algorithmic process to “pull excerpts directly from stories.” The company also said it will stop using human curators to sort through the […]

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Baidu's all-electric self-driving car is a modified Chery EQ

Baidu's all-electric self-driving car is a modified Chery EQ Baidu's plan to make self-driving cars a consumer reality by 2018 just changed gears, so to speak. According to Business Insider, the company has swapped out its modified BMW 3-series test vehicles for an all-electric car designed for the Chinese mar… Source: Engadget Link: Baidu's all-electric […]

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Deathstroke Gets Back to Being DC Comics’ Biggest Asshole

Deathstroke Gets Back to Being DC Comics’ Biggest Asshole Slade Wilson kills people for money. Sometimes, it’s just because he wants/needs to. In recent years, he’s been presented as a kind of antihero but his newest series is taking him back to his roots as a straight-up jerkwad. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Deathstroke Gets […]

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Facebook is ditching human editors from its trending topics

Facebook is ditching human editors from its trending topics Facebook made the news a few months ago after claims surfaced via Gizmodo that the social network kept certain conservative news content from hitting the site's Trending Topics section (claims that it denied). Today, the social network announced that… Source: Engadget Link: Facebook is ditching human […]

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Ford's app lets you find and pay for garage parking

Ford's app lets you find and pay for garage parking Ford is making some canny moves to get its brand in front of the public, even for folks who don't own one of its cars. Its latest update to the FordPass app lets your reserve a parking spot in garages at over 160 US cities. […]

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Skateboarding With a Jet Engine Looks Dangerously Fun

Skateboarding With a Jet Engine Looks Dangerously Fun After creating a near-perfect functional replica of Captain America’s iconic shield, YouTube personality the Hacksmith is trying to build his own flying Iron Man suit. To test a couple of compact jet engines the suit will rely on, he strapped them to his waist, hopped on a […]

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Nintendo opines on where it went wrong with the Wii U

Nintendo opines on where it went wrong with the Wii U Nintendo wants to make sure it "does better" next time when it comes to launching its NX platform. Judging by a recent interview of Nintendo of America head Reggie Fils-Aime in market mag AListDaily, the company thinks it has learned its lesson from… Source: […]

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Watching Deadpool's Creator Freak Out About Toys Is the Best I’m not sure I love anything as much as Rob Liefeld loves pop culture. The famous comic artist is extremely passionate not just about comics, but also about movies, TV, toys, pretty much everything. It all comes exploding out in this wonderful video. Read more… […]

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Adverse Ruling Against Apple Expected in European Tax Probe

Adverse Ruling Against Apple Expected in European Tax Probe The European Commission is poised to hand down an adverse ruling against Apple next week following a three-year inquiry into the company’s tax arrangements in Ireland, according to Financial Times. Expectation of an adverse ruling gathered pace this week after the US Treasury issued a stinging […]

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