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T-Mobile One is garbage, and the EFF says it violates net neutrality

T-Mobile and its fancy new ’T-Mobile One’ plans, which promise unlimited LTE data, have come under fire from the EFF.<p>The EFF’s senior staff technologist, Jeremy Gillula, tells The Daily Dot the EFF feels T-Mobile One is a threat to net neutrality:<p>From what we’ve read thus far it seems like …

Net Neutrality

The March Jobs Report Was a Wake-Up Call About the Impact of the Strong Dollar

The March jobs report showed tell-tale signs that the factory sector is struggling and the broader economy is feeling the impact. Private sector job …

The mystery of Japan’s sluggish exports

WHEN a country’s currency loses nearly a quarter of its value, its exports normally pick up. The profound effect of depreciation on exports and on …

Thought-Provoking Photos Reveal the Complexities of Life As a Chinese Muslim Woman

For <i>Musilin: Call Her Fatimah</i>, photographer Giulia Marchi traces the experience of modern Chinese Muslim women through 22-year-old Ding Lan, one of …

Vape Holdings & Terra Tech Were Top Cannabis Stock Gainers Last Week

WHITEFISH, MT / August 12, 2014 / The Marijuana Index(TM) moved lower last week, as bellwethers GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) and MedBox Inc. …

When Pot Stocks Aren't So High: Looking In The Bargain Bin For Opportunity

The US has been caught in the midst of a new market revolution, which is legalized marijuana. Some states go the medical route and others have found …

Cannabis

Thailand Photos

See photos of Thailand (including Bangkok, the Reclining Buddha, Phuket, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Thailand

Vertigo

13 GIFs That Show You How Everyday Items Are Made

Some we use everyday, others we only ever see the final product - but how exactly are things like forks, crash barriers, springs and even camouflage …

Rumored Windows ‘Threshold’ Update Could Recast Microsoft’s Key Platform

Microsoft mostly kept its head down during CES, but with its Build developer conference on the horizon and several platforms to unify, the company has a busy few months ahead of it.<p>Recently, both Paul Thurrott and Mary Jo Foley wrote on Microsoft’s future ‘Threshold’ Windows update. Threshold is …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

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Enchanting Villa in Sweden Displaying an Interesting Blend of Simple and Rigorous Volumes

The enchanting Nilsson Villa, located in Sweden, reminds us that we’re in the middle of summer and yes, we do dream of vacation, silky sands, blue …

Microsoft Calls Foul After Google Yanks YouTube Access In New Windows Phone App

This morning Google admitted that it had yanked access to YouTube from Microsoft’s brand-new Windows Phone application. This came fewer than 50 hours after the launch of the application. Windows Phone users were predictably disappointed.<p>What happened? In the intervening hours I’ve learned enough to …

Mesmerizing GIFs of Breathing Earth

Changing Planet<p><b>The biodiversity of Earth as we know it is made up of millions of species—from Baobab trees to narwhals to tiny anemones attached to the ocean floor. But can we think of Earth in a holistic way, as one living entity of its own, instead of the sum of its parts?</b><p>This is what John Nelson …

Astrophotographer Adam Block (www.caelumobservatory.com/) captured streaks of Perseid meteors intersecting arcing star trails above the Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter in Arizona in this beautiful night sky photo. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/9xon

IT news, careers, business technology, reviews

With the end of extended support for Windows 7 drawing ever closer, companies will soon have to decide whether to move to Windows 10 or something …

Windows 10

Google Play 'Package File Invalid' error acknowledged in support page (update: fixed!)

An updated version of the Google Play app began rolling out to handsets a few days ago without much fanfare, but now it's getting more attention for unpleasant reasons: a glaring bug. Some users wielding the latest version of the marketplace have reported seeing a "Package File Invalid" error when …

Samsung Hennessy is official: a dual-screen flip-phone with a quad-core CPU

While we'd like to feign surprise at Samsung's official reveal of another dual-screen Android flip phone, yesterday's leak gave us ample warning. Samsung's Chinese website has officially outed the Hennessy (W789), and it boasts a pair of 3.3-inch 320x480 touch displays and runs Android 4.1 on a …

3D-printed 'Final Fantasy VII' figurines are polygon-perfect

Although 3D printers are proliferating to the point where NASA plans to bring them into space, consumer-level machines still produce fairly crude results. Joaquin Baldwin has played that to his own advantage, however, by using the technology to recreate an equally crude subject — the cast of …

The 100 Best Android Apps of 2018

The Google Play store is brimming with selection, but these are the Android apps you really need.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Apps

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 specs leak: 5.68-inch 1080p HD display, Android 4.3, 3GB RAM

Samsung asked us to ‘note” September 4th on our calendars last week. This is when we can expect them to officially unveil the Galaxy Note III …

Hyperloop revealed: Elon Musk foresees rapid transit in a tube

Electromagnetic acceleration: That's the high technology behind the high-speed transit concept that billionaire Elon Musk calls the Hyperloop.<p>Musk — who already plays leading roles in the SpaceX rocket venture, the Tesla electric car company and the SolarCity solar-energy company — unveiled his …

High-speed Rail

Animals Playing Dead Supercute

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