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As someone who works in an industry that would go under without ads, I definitely relate here. 
Everyone has an opinion about adblocking – and anyone who doesn’t will soon have more to think about. Later this year, Apple’s iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 will enable developers to ...
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I really hope this doesn't happen. T-Mobile is the only communications company that I don't absolutely hate. 
Good luck trying to sell your customers on this idea, John Legere: T-Mobile US parent company Deutsche Telekom has reportedly reached out to Comcast about a potential sale of the Uncarrier to the...
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If the talks are proven to be true then it will happen simply because 1) Comcast does have the financial backing to completely buyout tmobileus just like Sofbank does 2) there's no reason for the fcc to disapprove so the deal will get approved 3) Dish or any other buyer other than the two just mentioned don't have the capital to compete for what DT is holding out for. 

Contrary to what anyone says DT hasn't changed it stance in regards to off loading tmobileus and getting out of the US market altogether! 
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This really seems like a no-brainer. Every time you open a new tab there will be ads that generate money which will be donated to charity. My first batch went to Water.org, but I think my next one will go to the Foundation to Decrease World Suck.
It's amazingly simple: surf the web and save the world.
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I guess the government's stance is that languages can be copyrighted. Sad.
Google v. Oracle: Unlicensed use of APIs might be a fair use, US says.
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Traditional energy companies had better start studying those open source patents, or else they are going to get left in the dust. 
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Also surprisingly little about the challenge of building the solar panel infrastructure
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"I am of the opinion that all Olympics should be held in otherwise authoritarian countries ... A good, established dictatorship is usually the way to go. This is because agreeing to host the Olympics is agreeing to turn your city into an authoritarian state anyway, and we might as well just hand the work of organizing one over to the people who do it full time."
Take it from the locals: There is no better way to turn the 2024 Olympics into a total disaster than to hold them in the Bay State.
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A good move, but he should have been the Spidey in the movies too. 
Big news, True Believers. The New York Daily News reports that, in the aftermath of Marvel's summer blockbuster series Secret Wars, Miles Morales will take center stage as the face of the company's...
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Secret Wars only happened this time because Marvel is moving their HQ from NY to LA. Secret Wars gave an excuse to shut it all down for two months for the move. 
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The Surface 3 Giveaway - Performance Meets Portability In Microsoft's Extraordinary New Tablet/Laptop Hybrid
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The better way to board an airplane: https://youtu.be/cMgarcFkXz4
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I'm a writer who is passionate about technology. I have been writing about mobile technology for close to three years, and I'm eager to grow in this business.
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I'm an analytically-minded technology writer with experience in blogging and reporting on the entirety of the mobile computing ecosystem, including platforms, hardware, software, and trends.

I began my tech writing career three years ago with smaller websites, and quickly moved up to my current position at PhoneArena. I have added value to the organizations I represent with my ability to quickly turn news into stories, or synthesize multiple stories and trends and create a well thought out analysis with the aim of giving readers knowledge and not just information.

I am currently the Senior Reporter for the Security Media group at TechTarget, covering enterprise security news. 
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