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 ...

17 hours ago 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 ...

2 hours ago from Techspot

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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.

4 hours ago from Arstechnica

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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, ...

9 hours ago from HotHardware

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MasterCard app will let you pay for things with a selfie

A biometric app will scan your face or your fingerprint to verify your identity.

9 hours ago from CNET

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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 ...

2 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Casio Throwing Its Hat Into Burgeoning Smartwatch Market Early Next Year

As smartphones became increasingly popular, the market for wrist watches took a nosedive. The irony is that smartphone makers are now focusing their attention on making wrist watches vogue ...

9 hours ago from HotHardware

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What is Minecraft and what about it is attracting 10,000 gamers to Minecon2015?

As many as 10,000 Minecraft fans are set to gather in London to take part in MineCon2015, where they will be able to indulge in talks, events and a party with fellow fanatics of the game.

3 hours ago from The Independent

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Plex Forums Breached, Hacker Holding Data for Ransom

A hacker recently infiltrated the server hosting media service Plex’s forums and blog and is holding the compromised data at ransom.

5 hours ago from Techspot

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