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Nebraska, Oklahoma in border war with Colorado over marijuana

On the front door of the 20,000-square-foot marijuana dispensary here is a laminated sign warning every customer: "It is illegal to sell or transport marijuana to another state."<p>"And you can guarantee people read it," said Rick Hooper, general manager of the Spot 420 in this barren part of southern …

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Exclusive: politicians are supporting Comcast's TWC merger with letters ghostwritten by Comcast

these letters are anything but grassroots<p>The letter was part of what Comcast called an "outpouring of thoughtful and positive comments" in support of the proposed mega-merger, which is now entering the final stages of federal review. Comcast asserted that the numerous letters sent by local …

Net Neutrality

The Green Bay Packers' offensive line has a board game obsession

Behind closed doors, the Green Bay Packers have developed an obsession with the game <i>Settlers of Catan</i>, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>"For the past two months," the Journal said, "it’s been the talk of the locker room. The number of players that have devoted a long night to the game is in the …

UN appeals to Saudi Arabia to halt activist's flogging

Blogger Raif Badawi due to receive second 50 of his 1,000 lashes after Friday prayers in Jeddah<p>The United Nations has issued a last-minute appeal to Saudi Arabia to stop Friday’s scheduled second round of flogging for a liberal activist sentenced to receive 1,000 lashes of the cane.<p>Raif Badawi is …

Satellite images reveal devastation of Boko Haram massacre in Nigeria

Photograph: EPA<p>Nigerians cram into a bus fleeing the town of Mubi after the attacks.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/15/1421311373976/4883f52d-f5bd-4600-becc-89b5a99a5c1b-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: EPA<p>Nigerians cram into a bus fleeing the town of Mubi after the …

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Obama unveils cybersecurity proposals: 'Cyber threats are urgent and growing danger'

Proposed legislation will allow companies to share information with government agencies including NSA, with which White House admitted there were ‘overlapping issues’

Gear Guide: How To Stream Like A Pro Gamer

Doritos not included<p>During the broadcast of its championship match, <i>League of Legends</i>, one of the most played video games in the world, typically attracts more than 30 million viewers. That audience is more than triple the 8.3 million who tuned in to the MTV Video Music Awards last year. So it’s not …

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The science and magic of mulled wine | Andy Connelly

Science,Biochemistry and molecular biology,Chemistry,Physics,Biology,Food & drink,Life and style,Food science,theguardian.com,Features<p><b>Andy Connnelly:</b> The holidays are almost over, but the cold weather provides an excellent excuse to keep the sensory memory of Christmas alive just a little longer …

Meteor wants to be the warp drive for building real-time apps

For most organizations, building a modern-day cloud application that rivals something as clean and fast as Uber or Facebook is, obviously, not an …

What 2015 Has In Store For Native Ads, TV And Email

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jonathan Sills is a former marketing executive who is now an entrepreneur-in-residence at Battery Ventures.</i><p>Succeeding as a modern, high-tech marketer means adapting to accelerating changes in technology — whether that’s leveraging Facebook’s newest features, segmenting customers with …

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

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Mark Wahlberg requests pardon for 1980s assault conviction

The Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg has requested a pardon for an attack he carried out on a shopkeeper in Boston when he was 16, claiming he is now “a better person and citizen” and that if he were granted clemency it would serve as an inspiration for other troubled youths.<p>The criminal past of the …

Tristan Walker: The Visible Man

A bold entrepreneur with a radical startup. An African-American. In tech, those two phrases usually don’t go together. Enter Tristan Walker.<p>Tristan Walker is in the house.<p>He is posted up in the vestibule of the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, California, where the hottest venture-capital firm in …

How a War-Weary Vet Created ‘The Twilight Zone’

No television show exerted more influence on the state of American science fiction than The Twilight Zone, the little morality plays of a former Army …

Major Xbox One update with custom backgrounds and Twitter support is here

When you turn on your Xbox One this weekend, you might notice a few changes. Microsoft is rolling out one of the largest feature updates yet for its game console to all users starting this weekend. A year after launch, the console now has customizable backgrounds. You'll be able to set an …

This Week In Posters: October 28th, 2014

This Week in Posters is back, now with more Creepy Jake Gyllenhaal. Okay, so I didn’t put him in all the posters, that would’ve been way too much work. Nonetheless, it’s Tuesday, so I’ve got your weekly fill of suggestive sex, diagonals, Photoshop disasters, <i>Avengers</i> stuff, and inscrutable imagery. …

Microsoft's Q1 2015: Surface growing strongly and Lumia sales up

Surface revenue up 127 percent<p>Microsoft has published its Q1 fiscal 2015 earnings report, and the company has made $4.5 billion in net income on $23.20 billion in revenue. Revenue has increased compared to $18.53 billion from the same period last year, but net income has decreased 14 percent …

#Gamergate Shows Tech Needs Far Better Algorithms

If #Gamergate teaches us anything — beyond, of course, vastly obvious observations about the toxicity of certain Internet demographics (which is hardly new news) — it’s that algorithms and formulaic behaviour can and are being gamed.<p>This is especially obvious in this sorry saga (for a detailed …

Every Social Media Measurement Metric You Should Know

Providing excellent customer service is one of the top priorities of a successful business. Companies like Zappos have famously built their entire strategy on striving to give customers an amazing experience. It was this single-minded focus that led Zappos to be one of the first retailers to use …

Tablet Sales Growth Plummets In 2014 As Android Smartphones Continue To Soar: Gartner

As Apple gears up to unveil what many believe will be its latest iPad tablets and Mac computers on Thursday, Gartner has today published figures that underscore the challenge in the market for devices like these against the ineluctable rise of the cheaper, and ultimately more easily replaceable, …

Redbox Instant's streaming video service shuts down on October 7th

If you thought that Redbox Instant would have trouble competing against a streaming video behemoth like Netflix, you were right. The Verizon-backed service is telling customers that Instant will shut down just before midnight on October 7th, roughly a year and a half after it got off the ground. …

Netflix Streaming Down on Game Consoles

But usage of the service is increasing on Smart TVs, digital media players.<p>While video game consoles are still reportedly the most common method of …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

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