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CurrentC: An imaginary crisis

The biggest controversy of the week (so far) is unraveling as rival high schools /r/apple and /r/android unite under a single hashtag: #PayItSafe.<p>Over the weekend, the Internet learned that CVS and Rite Aid are pulling their support for existing NFC payment systems Google Wallet and Apple Pay. …

Hate Speech Is Drowning Reddit and No One Can Stop It

<i>Editors' Note: This story includes references to hate speech and other language that readers may find offensive.</i><p>In September, a group of black women …

BillGuard Issues Location Alerts to Combat Credit Card Fraud

BillGuard touts itself as the world’s first people-powered antivirus system for bills, with predictive algorithms that alert you when there’s unexpected charges made on your bank cards such as hidden fees, billing errors, scams and fraud.<p>Four months after it finally launched out of North America, …

Travel App Lets You Stalk Other Passengers Before Flight | Inc.com

Business travelers who spend hours a week on an airplane can now leverage that time for more productive networking, thanks to a new feature in the travel app Quicket.<p>The app wants to be the one-stop shop for flyers, letting you book a flight, check available seats, get updated on a flight's status, …

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Google challenges Apple's HealthKit with release of Google Fit for Android

Google's answer to Apple's HealthKit has arrived. Today the company launched its Google Fit app for Android. Much like Apple's solution, Fit offers a central place to monitor your health goals and workout stats. When used as a standalone health tracker, the app will monitor your walking, running …

'Piracy cancer' will kill Australian film, TV industry: Wolf Creek actor John Jarratt

Online film and television piracy is a cancer that will kill the Australian industry within the next few years, according to actor John Jarratt.<p>New …

'LEAGUE OF LEGENDS' FINALS: Meet The Kids Facing Off In The Biggest Sporting Event Of The Month

"League of Legends" is one of the most popular e-sports games in the world right now, boasting a staggering 67 million active monthly players, according to a recent article in The New York Times.<p>The most important moment of the year for "LoL" fans is happening on Saturday: the finals of the "League …

Russian PM warns Abbott: serious politicians should 'choose their words'

‘Shirtfront’ row takes another turn as Dmitry Medvedev tells Australian leader that Putin is ‘adept at sports’<p>Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has warned Tony Abbott that politicians need to “choose their words” carefully following the Australian prime minister’s promise to “shirtfront” …

'Massacre' threat forces Anita Sarkeesian to cancel university talk

Anita Sarkeesian, creator of the popular <i>Tropes vs. Women</i> video series, is at the center of yet another death threat. The <i>Standard Examiner</i> reports that the director of Utah State University's Center for Women and Gender, along with several other people, received an email promising a mass shooting if …

Watch How They Filmed Quicksilver's Slo-Mo Scene in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

It's nigh on impossible to steal the scene away from Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassebender, and James McAvoy, but that's what Evan Peters did in the kickass slo-mo scene in "X-Men: Days of Future Past."<p>His Quicksilver helped Wolverine and Professor X break Magneto out of the depths of the Pentagon. And …

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Glimpse Pivots To Privacy-Focused Group Messaging For Teens

Security-focused ephemeral messaging app Glimpse is going through some major restructuring, with one co-founder departing as the startup shifts gears from general-purpose photo and video messaging to focus on groups and teens in particular.<p>The biggest news is that co-founder and CTO Pax Dickinson …

The Internet Of Someone Else’s Things

The Internet Of Things is coming. Rejoice! …Mostly. It will open our collective eyes to petabytes of real-time data, which we will turn into new insights and efficiencies. It will doubtless save lives. Oh, yes: and it will subtly redefine ownership as we know it. You will no longer own many of the …

15 Best Browser Extensions for Social Media Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>There are a few actions I perform over and over again as I work through my social media marketing plan. Do you know the feeling? You click on the same few buttons or type in the same URL.<p>And then, one day, someone shows you a browser extension that …

How being entrepreneur-in-residence helped this man build his fourth startup after selling his third for $500 million

Entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR) is one of those job titles you hear a lot about, but may never fully understand.<p>The basic idea is to have a serial entrepreneur come in to work and join the company’s meetings, working on different projects until that person comes up with a new startup idea.<p>Although …

'MATH 42' breaks barriers to education | DW | 10.10.2014

For Berlin-based Maxim Nitsche, 19, math is like a game of chess: It's impossible to advance without fully understanding the rules.<p>The former chess …

Kano is an easy-to-use $150 computer for kids and parents to explore technology together

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>When it launched its Kickstarter campaign last November, Kano, a $150 computer comprised of a Raspberry Pi, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth …

Apple TV HomeKit integration will create hub for smart home

Will the Apple TV become a hub for controlling your smart home in the near future? Signs are pointing to yes.<p>Apple is quietly testing HomeKit support for its TV set-top box with developers. The functionality can turn an Apple TV into an always-conntected bridge device for communicating between …

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Facebook's ad service for mobile apps opens to developers

The world's largest social network is expanding its advertising technology to other app makers, hoping to grab an even larger piece of the ad pie.<p>The next time you see an advertisement in Shazam, it might be coming from Facebook.<p>The social networking company has expanded its advertising technology …

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