Reddit in revolt: Moderators shut down popular parts of the website in solidarity with fired friend

Reddit has been plunged into crisis as several of the site's most popular subreddits have switched to private mode following the unexplained dismissal of Victoria Taylor, a key member of the ...

Fri 3 Jul 15 from The Independent

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One-of-a-kind Nintendo Play Station prototype surfaces

The gaming console landscape we know today is dominated by three key players: Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony. More than a decade before the first Xbox made its debut in 2001, however, Sony wasn’t ...

16 hours ago from Techspot

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'Minecraft' beta for Windows 10 will pit you against mobile friends

Microsoft and Mojang don't just have a story-based Minecraft game to show at Minecon 2015 -- they're also revealing a beta version of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition. This release will ditch the ...

1 hours ago from Engadget

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Why seahorses have square tails

3-D printed seahorse tails reveal possible benefits of square cross-sections for armor and gripping.

Thu 2 Jul 15 from ScienceNews

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Samsung sued for loading devices with unremovable crapware (in China)

"Unwanted" apps can't be removed and eat into data plans, lawsuit alleges.

18 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Minecon 2015: World record for largest convention ever for a single video game

The audience of Minecon 2015 in London have become Guiness World record holders today, as they form the largest convention in history for a single video game.

4 hours ago from The Independent

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MasterCard pay by face verification to start as pilot program

MasterCard's Ajay Bhalla, President, Enterprise Safety and Security, has something to argue against sole reliance on passwords: "We want to identify people for who they are, not what they remember."

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Chevy Gives Your Smartphone Its Own 'Chilled' Crib For Wireless Recharging

Nobody likes it when their smartphone gets hot. High thermals can lead to processor throttling and reduced battery life, and while most phones have built-in mechanisms to prevent the latter, ...

23 hours ago from HotHardware

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Alleged Android-Powered BlackBerry Venice Rendering Leaked

According to a report from yesterday, we brought word that BlackBerry was working on an Android slider called Venice that is expected to make its way onto AT&T, and now thanks to a tweet ...

16 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Connected Bottle fights luxury piracy

The counterfeiting of goods is a major worldwide problem that affects everything from Rolex watches to corn flakes. The Rémy Martin Club Connected Bottle combats the problem using NFC ...

9 hours ago from Gizmag

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