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10 Essential Websites That Will Make Your Startup Remarkable

Starting a business takes everything that you have: all your money, time, effort, and patience. Though you may have plenty of help in the form of your team and your business partners, in the beginning stages of entrepreneurship there are many tasks that need to be done that you just don’t have the …

USB Type C and 3.1: clearing up the confusion

The arrival of USB Type C connectors and the faster USB 3.1 standard should be heralding a new age of consumer convenience. However, there seems to be quite a bit of confusion about what these new standards mean, and Google Engineer Benson Leung also recently spotted that a number of cables weren’t …

Anonymous vs. the Islamic State

Feature: Anonymous vs. the Islamic State Anonymous vs. the Islamic State...<p>SHARE:<p>For nearly a year, a war has been unfolding in strange corners of …

Slavery, the Nazis and the KKK: We can’t face the past, and it’s poisoning our future

<b>(AP/Reuters/Stephane Mahe/Salon)</b><p>Faulkner’s maxim is truer than ever — and while the whole world struggles with history, America’s denial is toxic<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>November 7, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>No quotation from American literature, with the possible exception of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “boats against the …

Human Rights

7 things you probably didn't know you could do with Spotify

After a redesign in late 2013, Spotify has been building a family of apps that share a similar design language and work together seamlessly across Mac, Windows, iOS, and Android. Unfortunately, within this redesign several useful features have become obscured.<p>Here's how to find them.

Apps

Suicides may be linked to Ashley Madison hack

Toronto Police are investigating two suicides they say may be linked to the massive Ashley Madison hack.<p>At a press conference Monday, Toronto police official Bryce Evans said the police are currently looking into "unconfirmed" connections between two suicides and last week's exposure of 32 million …

Jimmy Kimmel skewers the loser dentist who paid $50k to shoot a beloved lion

There are some people in the world who are just disgusting. One of them is Walter James Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota who doubles as a big-game …

4 Gmail tricks that will completely change your workday​ ​

Sometimes it's fantastic, like when my best friend and I send each other cool links all morning while simultaneously talking on Gchat. But other times, as I'm watching my inbox fill up at the speed of light, it can just be overwhelming.<p>Gmail and I have finally come to a mutually respectful …

Productivity

The End of Privacy

Google Fiber sends ‘automated fine letters’ to suspected pirates

Et tu, Google?<p>With piracy running rampant these days, we’re starting to see content producers and owners going after pirates via each suspected …

Hackers are draining bank accounts via the Starbucks app

Thieves are stealing money from people's credit cards, bank and PayPal accounts -- by first tapping into their Starbucks mobile app.<p>Starbucks (SBUX) on Wednesday acknowledged that criminals have been breaking into individual customer rewards accounts.<p>The Starbucks app lets you pay at checkout with …

Customers

How real historical intrigue inspires Game of Thrones

You know nothin’, Jon Snow. Especially how much more full of shifting alliances and intrigue The Wars of the Roses was than your epic television series is able to show. <i>Game of Thrones</i> superfans may already know that 15th-century England inspired much of the structure of George R. R. Martin’s …

Garlicky Hoisin Beef

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook the rice according to the package directions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the hoisin sauce, ½ cup water, soy sauce, …

HBO seeks vengeance against 'Game of Thrones' pirates

For people watching <i>Game of Thrones</i> anywhere but their own homes, HBO has a message: Winter is coming.<p>The cable network's vengeance in protection of …