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Dec/14
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GE takes another leap into the world of music, with help from Nas

GE has taken some time off from making washing machines, jet engines and whatnot to get back to its true loves: music and dance. The Brilliant Rhythm collection launches December 24th on Vevo (streamable via Apple TV, Roku, Xbox, Fire TV and Samsung)…

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Dec/14
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Riding in Audi’s 150MPH self-driving RS 7, the anti-Google car

Until last week, the sum of my autonomous driving experience was sitting behind the wheel while a car parked itself, and the sum of my track experience involved squeezing my lanky frame into a comically small go-kart. Audi changed that recently, givi…

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18
Dec/14
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How Much Your Inbox Is Worth to Cybercriminals

The following post is an excerpt from Spam Nation: The Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime by Brian Krebs.
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18
Dec/14
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The Best-Selling Music on Amazon This Year Was Somehow Not Taylor Swift

Amazon just released its list of top-selling MP3 songs and albums of the year, and surprisingly Taylor Swift was not at the top slot of either. Shake it off, girl.
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17
Dec/14
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Todoist taps Android Wear to put to-do lists on your wrist

Calendar notifications are nice, but speaking for, er, other people, not so much if you also forgot to keep your phone nearby. Most or us at least remember to put our watches on, though, and productivity app Todoist now supports Android Wear with loc…

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17
Dec/14
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Hulu’s new Disney-ABC deal brings ‘X-Men’ and ‘Resurrection’

While Amazon and Netflix take their fight to the awards arena, Hulu is still looking for ways to make its content library stand out. Of course, it has plenty of recently or currently airing TV shows, but these days it’s all about the exclusives and t…

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17
Dec/14
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Level Up Your Cooking with These Awesome KitchenAid Deals

If you have any kitchen savants on your holiday shopping list, you’ll be sure to find a great gift idea in this Amazon Gold Box Deal.
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17
Dec/14
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This OnePlus Portable Power Pack Only Costs $15

OnePlus just announced a new Power Bank portable power pack. Not much new about that in itself, but the 10,000mAh unit will charge your phone three times—and only costs $15.
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16
Dec/14
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You should watch ‘Black Mirror: White Christmas’ on Channel 4 tonight

Tonight, Charlie Brooker’s acclaimed Black Mirror returns for a Christmas special. The 90-minute episode will feature three interwoven stories dripping in the show’s trademark dystopian tech. It stars Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Rafe Spall (Prometheus, The S…

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16
Dec/14
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Scientists dream up a credit card that no one can forge

One downside of bank cards is that, with the right equipment and know-how, they’re pretty easy to clone. That’s not just a problem for the people whose cash gets stolen, but also for the banks that are tasked with preventing fraud. It appears that cr…

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16
Dec/14
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A Little Lead Can Make Graphene Magnetic

Graphene has very many strengths , but there is one thing it isn’t and that is magnetic. Now, a team of researchers has found that the insertion of a little lead into the planar graphene structure can change that.
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16
Dec/14
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Spectacular photo of airplane flying by volcano’s molten lava eruption

I don’t know if I would be happy to fly so close of an active volcano that is ejecting lava like in this photo featured on National Geographic’s Your Shot. I know the plane is not flying over the lava, but you never know when Earth is going to get mad. For photographer Baldur Sveinsson, [...]

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15
Dec/14
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Amazon UK glitch sells thousands of products for a penny

Christmas is always an expensive time of year, but for some lucky Brits ordering gifts on Amazon, the festive celebrations may have kicked off a little early. You see, between 7pm and 8pm last Friday, listings on the website were affected by a price …

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15
Dec/14
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Viber grows its ecosystem with a new section for games

If you’re going to try rivaling Skype, you may as well go big or go home. For Viber, over the past few months, this has meant taking its messaging and VoIP calling services to a different level, one that feels more like a mini social network with eac…

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15
Dec/14
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The Next James Bond Script Has Been Leaked by the Sony Hack

The devastating Sony Pictures hack has claimed another high-profile scalp, with the producers of the next James Bond 007 movie, Spectre , revealing that those who broke into the company’s computer systems got away with an early version of the spy flick’s script.
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15
Dec/14
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The Different Types of Snowflake, Visualized

Snowflakes are endlessly fascinating and incredibly beautiful . But while they’re all (sort of) unique , they can be neatly divided into well-defined types of flake. This chart shows them all.
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14
Dec/14
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The Big Picture: Telescope tech shines a rainbow on a train station

To celebrate Amsterdam Central Station’s 125th anniversary, Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde has transformed one of its facades into a rainbow-colored wonder using telescope technology. Roosegaarde has partnered with University of Leiden astronomers to …

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14
Dec/14
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Spiders are the key to ultra-sensitive wearable devices

Spiders might creep you out, but don’t dismiss them too quickly — they may well be the ticket to a new wave of wearable sensors. South Korean researchers have built a device that picks up miniscule vibrations by using the principle behind a spider’s…

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14
Dec/14
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Virgin Is Cancelling Its Deep-Ocean Mission

In addition to Richard Branson’s lofty ambitions in space, the entrepeneur-explorer also has a project to send paying customers to the bottom of the ocean. Or, rather, had: it seems that very quietly, and with none of the fanfare surrounding the original launch, Virgin has shelved its current deep-sea project.
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Dec/14
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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Is The Christmas Movie You Should Be Watching

Around this time of year, you’ll probably notice that your late-night cable starts getting dominated by endless reruns of Love Actually. While it’s undoubtedly a good Christmas flick, by this stage you can probably recite every Hugh Grant one-liner by heart. So, this Winter Solstice, celebrate with something a little less clichéd.
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