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Netflix Tops HBO In Paid U.S. Subscribers As Members Stream 5 Billion Hours Of Content In Q3

Today, Netflix posted its third-quarter earnings, with the streaming video provider exceeding analyst projections thanks to strong subscriber growth in which it added 1.3 million domestically. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells said in a letter to shareholders this afternoon that the …

Google's 'Project Shield' Will Offer Free Cyberattack Protection To Hundreds Of At-Risk Sites

Over its years as an Internet behemoth, Google has learned a lot about fighting hackers who would knock its services off the web. Now it’s offering its muscle to a far more vulnerable set of targets.<p>On Monday the company announced that it will offer free protection for websites against so-called …

Today’s Apple Event: iPad 5, Mini retina, OS Mavericks, Mac Pro, and maybe ‘one more thing’

<b>Apple’s iPad event is happening now, follow our live blog here!</b><p>Tomorrow could almost be the collision of the tablet titans, as Apple will be unveiling new models, Nokia will be launching a tablet in Abu Dhabi (because those Abu Dhabians are massive tablet buyers), and Microsoft’s new Surface tablet …

Facebook lets beheading clips return to social network

<b>Facebook is allowing videos showing people being decapitated to be posted and shared on its site once again.</b><p>The social network had introduced a temporary ban in May following complaints that the clips could cause long-term psychological damage.<p>The US firm confirmed it now believed its users should …

Internet

Bitcoin price surges to post-crash high

Price hits $197, following a jump of $30 in a day, calming fears that the closure of Silk Road would harm the currency<p>Bitcoin: what you need to know<p>Bitcoin, the cryptographic peer-to-peer digital currency, has reached a new price high since the market crash in April this year.<p>Over the two weeks to …

The End of the Wii and What It Means for Nintendo

Looking back at a system ahead of its time<p>Nintendo will no longer manufacture the Wii, and the company may stop selling the system entirely. With the …

Retrogaming

Kerry warns against Assad's re-election

US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that any attempt by Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad to be re-elected would extend the country's civil war.<p>"If he thinks he's going to solve problems by running for re-election, I can say to him, I think that certainly this war will not end as long as that's …

Controversial cyberthreat bill CISPA may return to Congress

Updated legislation aims to curb privacy concerns<p>After suffering defeat this spring, the controversial legislation aimed at preventing cyberthreats, CISPA, may be returning to the Senate. According to <i>Mother Jones</i>, two senators are now working on a new version of the bill that looks to curb some of …

Report of suicide bid underscores desperation of US ship's crew jailed in India

The plight of a crew from an American ship that protects merchant vessels from piracy has become more desperate, with a report that the chief engineer tried to kill himself after Indian authorities raided the ship and threw everyone aboard in jail on dubious charges.<p>Police in a southern Indian port …

Inside GitHub’s Super-Lean Management Strategy–And How It Drives Innovation

Comedy is central to a lot of our video content. I think that just to strip it down to the fundamentals, I think that comedy is fun and people like …

National Geographic Magazine

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Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …