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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Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Coming July 29

It appears that Microsoft hasn't just been putting in overtime to make sure Windows 10 gets out the door in time, it's also been ardently working on a special version of Minecraft to also launch ...

8 hours ago from HotHardware

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China nails Samsung and Oppo over smartphone bloatware

A minor Chinese consumer protection group has filed lawsuits against Samsung and Oppo to contest the pair's use of bloatware on their smartphones. The Shanghai Consumer Council believes that ...

24 minutes ago from Engadget

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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 ...

Fri 3 Jul 15 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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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.

13 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."

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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, ...

Fri 3 Jul 15 from HotHardware

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Russian parliament votes to adopt controversial privacy law

Lawmakers in the Russian parliament on Friday voted for a bill forcing online search engines to remove search results about a specific person at that person's request.

Fri 3 Jul 15 from

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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 ...

Fri 3 Jul 15 from Ubergizmo

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