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Blake DeVoss
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Bear-punching wasn't good enough.
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That flavor text is so meta
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Before this uTorrent thing gets out of control...

The cryptocurrency install isn't silent. It works like any toolbar offer. This isn't news.
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They somehow managed to make these dorkier than Glass.
 
Privacy-loving citizens: Shield your mug with infrared LEDs
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+Google Fiber​ Please please please, come now!
Lawmakers modeled these "gigabit" tax limits on Oregon's Strategic Investment Program.
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Before this uTorrent thing gets out of control...

The cryptocurrency install isn't silent. It works like any toolbar offer. This isn't news.
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The real question is, after declining the offer, is there any evidence that it silently installs the software anyway?
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This is is the kind of crap title 2 fixes. There are anti net neutrality idealists who seem to think the free market should decide everything: in a free market a multibillion dollar company is going to take a piss on the individual consumer due to the lack of organized influence and negotiation power. Knee jerking against any and all regulations is short sighted.

No blocking: Broadband providers can’t block access to “legal content, applications, services, or non-harmful devices.”

Comcast subscribers can't watch HBO Go on PlayStation 4. The app arrived on Sony's console Tuesday — and let me tell you, PlayStation owners had been dreaming of and awaiting that day for months....
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Consider me a concerned citizen of the world.
 
Google quietly made it more difficult for people outside the United States to reach Google.com. The company says the change was meant to help get local searchers to a better country-specific version. But demands from Canada and the EU for Google to censor Google.com might also be a factor.
Google says the change is meant to help local searchers, but does the Right To Be Forgotten play a role?
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Well, now I have to make a decision.
HTC has just announced the Vive, a virtual reality headset developed in collaboration with Valve. It will be available to consumers later this year, with a developer edition coming out this spring....
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Ting on a GSM network beta is now open! Ting GSM SIM cards are available now and the invite-only limitation on GSM network activation has been lifted. All the detail is on the Ting blog.
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    Philosphy, 2005 - 2009
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    Political Science, 2005 - 2009
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Google Text-to-Speech
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Google Text-to-speech powers applications to read the text on your screen aloud. For example, it can be used by: • Google Play Books to “Rea

Google Opinion Rewards
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Answer quick surveys and earn Google Play credits with Google Opinion Rewards, an app created by Google Consumer Surveys.Getting started is

Ting
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Mobile that makes sense.

SteamOS now available for download
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As promised for today, Valve has released its custom operating system, SteamOS. SteamOS is a custom version of the Linux operating system, s

The Humble Weekly Sale featuring Zen Studios (pay what you want and help...
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Pay what you want for Pinball FX2 - Core Pack, Pinball FX2 - Classics Pack, Pinball FX2 - Earth Defense Table, Pinball FX2 - Paranormal Tabl

Google says the Galaxy Nexus will not be upgraded to Android 4.4 KitKat
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Google just announced Android 4.4 KitKat today, and along with a laundry list of new features, the new software is said to be more efficient

Blackberry’s Android BBM app drawing lots of suspicious 5-star ratings
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Thousands of ratings all include identical bad text: "I was waiting this app."

Chrome extension uses colored text to speed up online reading
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Lots of apps have offered the promise of reading text faster, but a Chrome extension called Beeline Reader is using an unexpected tool to ge

How the complicated US health care system makes $1 IV bags cost hundreds
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A simple saline solution — also known as a sterile mix of water with salt — is commonly used in IV bags to replenish lost fluids. Manufactur

The hero nobody deserves: fans petition to ban Ben Affleck as Batman
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Unsurprisingly, the reaction to the news that Ben Affleck will portray Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel has been swift and mercile

Mirror's Edge 2 too much of a 'next-gen idea' for 360/PS3 - Destructoid
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There are a fair few games that will be released on both current- and next-gen consoles, but Mirror's Edge 2 won't be among them. EA Games L

Origin one-ups Steam, offers refunds on all EA games
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Electronic Arts is trying to salvage its reputation with gamers, and it's starting with its Origin digital distribution platform. Earlier th

That space-station janitor sim now has multiplayer - Destructoid
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The impressive effort of a game jam, Viscera Cleanup Detail is another one of those inherently funny simulation games that's actually in on

Legitmix finds a legal way to sell remixes, but they're not always cheap
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The Brooklyn-based startup Legitmix says it wants to create a legal way for remixers to sell their wares — and a $1 million algorithm that t

If 'and' is &, why can't 'the' be Ћ?
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Famous Australian restauranteur Paul Mathis has invented a new symbol that he hopes will replace the word "the" in everyday communications.

Team Black Out Updater Free
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*Requires Root Privileges for most features*This app is the all in one stop for Team Black Out's Blacked Out and Cleared Out apps. With a li

Microsoft: Kinect for Xbox One will not work on PCs
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No USB adapter for PC use; Windows users need special version of the hardware.