COLD WAR

The US Government Allegedly Built A ‘Cuban Twitter’ As A Tool To Spark A Revolution Against The Castro Regime

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The "Cuban Twitter" project is probably the most embarrassing government failure you'll read about this week.

APPLE

Steve Jobs Wanted To Lock You To Your iPhone Forever

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So Steve Jobs was fairly serious about this whole "Apple never lets anyone go" thing...

streaming video

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The New Amazon Fire TV

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The Amazon Fire TV is a fairly impressive gadget... but should you upgrade?

browsers

Should You Stop Using Firefox Because Their CEO Might Be An Intolerant Dickhead?

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Firefox is under fire for its new CEO's views. But should you stop using their browser?

Social Media

30% Of Us Get Our News From Facebook, By Accident

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It appears that as we look for cat videos and event invites, Facebook is also accidentally feeding us the news.

of course

Facebook Will Soon Launch Satellites To Make Sure Everyone On Earth Has Access To Facebook

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Facebook will soon have an entire air fleet to bring Facebook to the starving people of the world. You know, instead of something they can use.

bizarre problems

An Actress From ‘The Innocence Of Muslims’ Is Suing Google For A Cool $124 Million

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Yes, the fallout from moronic Internet video 'The Innocence of Muslims' is still unfolding... and Google stands to lose millions as a result.

oculus rift

Why Facebook Bought The Oculus Rift: An Explainer

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Facebook has bought into the wearable tech fad in a big way by buying the company behind the Oculus Rift.

dating apps

Dattch Is A Dating App For Lesbians That's Long Overdue

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Amazingly, lesbians are no longer invisible to the dating app industry, with Dattch.

APPLE

Why You Got A Refund From Amazon Today: An Explainer

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Amazon is involved in a settlement over something that is, for once, not its fault.

government inefficiency

The Washington Post Finds That The U.S. Government Is Still Remarkably Inefficient

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Government inefficiency is a given, but you won't believe just how inefficient this cave full of paperwork actually is.

Cable

Apple And Comcast Might Be Teaming Up For Streaming Video

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Comcast and Apple may be teaming up for a new cable box. Well, provided they can agree on anything.

PANDORA

Apple May Be Poised To Compete With Spotify By Adding Subscriptions To iTunes

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If Apple offered an iTunes streaming service that was cheaper than Spotify, would you take a chance to use it?

BAD IDEAS

Why Turkey's Politicians Are Trying To Ban Twitter: An Explainer

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Twitter is now banned in Turkey. Here's why, and why it won't work.

bitcoin

Mt. Gox, Which Desperately Needs Money, Magically Found Millions Under The Sofa Cushions Or Something

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Mt. Gox has supposedly found 200,000 Bitcoins that were just lying around. Wow! How lucky and not utterly suspicious!

BAD IDEAS

Is Facebook On The Verge Of Accidentally Committing Suicide?

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Facebook thinks it's far more indispensable than it actually is. Well, it was fun while it lasted.

wearable tech

Android Wear Is Google's Latest Attempt To Dress You Like A Dork

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Android Wear finally gives you the ability to yell at things on your wrist. Because that's what sane people do!

cell phones

Why Didn't Flight 370's Passengers Make Any Phone Calls?

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Flight 370 seems to have experienced a communications blackout that was total and complete, even for the passengers.

creepy

Apple’s Wants To Track Your Very Breath With Its Healthbook App

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Apple's upcoming health app, Healthbook, wants to track everything about your health. And we mean everything. Apple wants blood.



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