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?Opera Founder's Fancy New Web Browser Won't Even Need A Mouse

Tired of using your mouse cursor to scroll and click through the web? No, probably not—but a new web browser may give you the option to unplug the sucker anyhow. It's called Vivaldi, and it ...

6 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Microsoft Confirms Project Spartan Will Support Extensions

During Microsoft's Windows 10 announcement last week, the Redmond company also took the wraps off Project Spartan which would be the new and official browser that will come preloaded on Windows ...

8 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Super Bowl 2015: Madden NFL 15 predicts New England Patriots will beat Seattle Seahawks 28-24, according to video game

The result to one of the biggest sporting events of the year is in: the New England Patriots have won Super Bowl XLIX.

Mon 26 Jan 15 from The Independent

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Pluralsight Acquires Code School

Code School is the latest training provider to join Pluralsight. To celebrate the acquisition Pluralsight it offering 72-hour free access to its own and Code School's courses if you sign ...

15 hours ago from iProgrammer

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YouTube drops Flash for HTML5 video as default

The slow death of Adobe Flash has been hastened — YouTube, which used the platform as the standard way to play its videos, has dumped Flash in favor of HTML5 for its default web player. ...

5 hours ago from The Verge

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GamerGate target working with 'major social media' to end online abuse

Along with game developer Zoe Quinn, Anita Sarkeesian is likely one of the most knowledgeable people when it comes to online harassment. Both have been targets of intense cyber-abuse campaigns ...

Mon 26 Jan 15 from Engadget

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The Mythbusters meet their DOOM in upcoming video game special

After over a decade of tackling myths in the real world, the Mythbusters are about to apply their trademark brand of science and skepticism to the virtual world. This weekend, you can watch ...

Mon 26 Jan 15 from

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Xbox One update speeds up controller syncing

Firmware update halves time to connect a wireless controller.

13 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Produce pop music for free with Pro Tools First

Ever wanted to make your own chart-topping pop hit but didn't have the tools at your disposal? Perhaps Avid's Pro Tools First will be of interest to you.

Mon 26 Jan 15 from Techspot

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Rite reasons: Why your brain loves pointless rituals

Logic and reason sets our species apart, but we are also born with a mind for nonsensical rituals – and they may be even more crucial for our survival (full text available to subscribers)

Mon 19 Jan 15 from Newscientist

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