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PayPal Back Up After Suffering From Temporary Global Outage

Hundreds of users complained their payments wouldn't go through.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> <i></i>Service has been restored to PayPal users, the company tweeted out shortly before 1 a.m. ET. The outage was caused by a data center power outage.<p>PayPal, the online payment company, experienced an hours-long service outage around …

Twitter starts holding bi-weekly office hours for developers on Periscope

Twitter has published a blog post in response to developer feedback following the company’s Flight mobile developer conference. It said that in the first three days after the event, more than 5,700 tweets were sent with the hashtag #helloworld. A fraction of those focused on the platform itself, …

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Video game legend is bringing slot machines to the Apple Watch

You can now play the slots from your Apple Watch, thanks to a recent new game entitled <i>Double Luck Nudge</i>, created by bona fide video game legend Larry DeMar.<p>DeMar was most famously responsible for co-creating the hit 1981 arcade coin-op <i>Defender</i> — a.k.a. the arcade machine on which the original Mac …

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The Joy Of Watching Paint Dry On Twitch

Bob Ross is taking over Twitch. There are currently more people watching Bob Ross paint a covered bridge than there are viewers of Dota 2 or Hearthstone. Twitch’s Creative channel has about 45,000 viewers, with the vast majority enjoying the calming brush strokes of Bob Ross.<p>Twitch launched its new …

10 October iOS games that will shock you with delight

Every month, the App Store fills up with countless iOS games of varying quality. You want to have something to do on your iPhone or iPad while you’re on the bus or enjoying the quiet solitude of your bathroom. But who has time to figure out which titles are worth your valuable time?<p>Apparently, we …

Patton Oswalt

Snapchat has new terms, but they're not scary

Snapchat updated its terms of service for its app this week with a number of significant changes, but you probably just clicked ‘accept’ to keep using it, right?<p>The new terms of service have a number of interesting new sections, but one part <i>could</i> be worrisome in the future:<p>You grant Snapchat a …

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Zuckerberg's Fwd.us slams Trump's deportation plan as 'absurd'

Technically Incorrect: The political action group supported by Bill Gates, Marissa Mayer and many others in tech focuses on both the morality and economics of sending 11 million people away.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I worry about …