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Schools get one step closer to high-speed internet after FCC vote

The Federal Communications Commission has been working to beef up internet access across the US, and it's just voted to move ahead with a proposal that'll help to bring high-speed internet connections into almost every school in the nation. The proposal would overhaul the government's E-Rate …

CBS Has a Weapon It Won’t Use in Its Time Warner Cable Fight

Pres Panayotov / Shutterstock.com<p>You can only hear the same story a few times before it gets boring, so no need to go into the details of the new …

New Jersey now requires search warrants for cellphone location data

For all the worries about sweeping US surveillance programs, Americans are claiming at least a few victories in the fight for privacy. Just look to New Jersey's Supreme Court for an example -- it has ruled that police need search warrants to obtain tracking information from cellular carriers. …

Google working on its own remote Chrome desktop app for Android devices

A number of apps that allow remote access to a computer already exist and it appears that Google(s goog) is going to add another. The Chromium team …

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone to Facebook: Subscription Without Ads

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone today decided to offer some business advice for Facebook: launch a premium subscription service. For $10 a month, Stone figures the company could get rid of ads on its site for those willing to pay to go “premium.”<p>Stone starts off by saying that he joined Facebook …

Tumblr clarifies porn policies, fixes related bugs: 'Sorry for all the confusion'

After the Yahoo purchase and more recent concerns that Tumblr was changing its policies regarding porn on the service, CEO David Karp has post some more information to "clear up (and fix) a few things." Admitting that "most of the confusion seems to stem from our complicated flagging/filtering …

Why Sony Is Betting On Indie Games For the PS4

Octodad is the sort of game Adam Boyes, Vice President of Developer and Publisher Relations at Sony, likes to talk about. It is, suffice it to say, weird. You play a simple father who is just trying to do his best to exist in the world and raise his kids, without anyone finding out that he’s an …

New Android 4.3 build available for Galaxy S4 Google Play edition (version JWR66V)

A newer Android 4.3 build version has been found for the Galaxy S4 Google Play edition, even though Google is yet to make the new Android update version official.<p>Apparently built on July 11 and leaked a week later, Android 4.3 version JWR66V is available for Galaxy S4 Google Play edition users to …

Will technology ever deliver a perfect speaker or headphone?

It's got to be the No. 1 audiophile fantasy: someday we'll have a breakthrough that allows speakers to perfectly reproduce sound. Once the engineers find a new way of moving air -- presumably a more accurate method than a vibrating cone, dome, or flat diaphragm -- the heavens will part and we'll …

The Datafication of Human Resources

A new buzzword has hit the business world: Datafication – turning an existing business into a “data business.”<p>Think about it this way: Facebook has “datafied” our friend network. Google has “datafied” our search and information retrieval. LinkedIn has “datafied” our professional connections. …

Google Glass enters a casino: Watch what happens (or doesn't)

I was waiting to hear about a large security guard grabbing our hero by the lapels and reading him his (lack of) rights.<p>I was twitching at the idea that he would be summoned to meet an Alec Baldwin-type character who would sever a fingertip or two, before speaking sweetly and wishing him a pleasant …

Apple says developer memberships and apps will not expire due to unexpected maintenance duration [Update: one week extensions]

Apple has added some additional information to the Developer Portal’s maintenance page stating that memberships that were supposed to expire during the unexpectedly-long downtime have been extended to accommodate for the issue and apps will remain on the store until the portal is available again …

Update to Apple Store app will offer free iTunes, App Store content -- report

Apple is set to release an updated version of its Apple Store app for the iPhone and iPod Touch on Tuesday that will promote content from the App Store, the iTunes Store, and the iBookstore, with some of it free for a limited time, a report says.<p>Blog 9to5 Mac cites an unnamed source in reporting …

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Chromebooks Gain Ground In The Education Market; But A Majority of Educators Still Prefer iPads

Schools around the world are trading in desktop PCs for tablets, netbooks and increasingly Chromebooks, especially in the United States, new research shows.<p>The unexpected popularity of Chromebooks, which were dismissed when they first came out as stripped-down machines with limited appeal, is a …

“Grand Theft Auto” maker: Video games hate liberals

<b>(Rockstar Games)</b><p>Two popular Rockstar titles — “Red Dead Redemption” and “L.A. Noir” — are critical of the left<p>Jon Hochschartner<p>July 20, 2013 7:30pm (UTC)<p>On Sept. 17, "Grand Theft Auto V," the latest installment in the wildly popular video game franchise, will be released for the Playstation 3 and …

After Mobile: Smarter TVs

This week, Microsoft took a $900 million charge against its Surface effort, showing that the idea of merging PCs and tablets has not resonated with consumers. At the same time, growth in mobile phones and tablets is still increasing while PC sales are dwindling. The PC has now moved to a work tool; …

The 16 Best BBQ Spots In 13 Cities Around The US

From New York to Chicago to L.A., Zagat scoured the States for the shining stars of barbecue around America.<p>Here are 16 barbecue spots in 13 cities around the country you need to try this summer.

Domestic Bliss: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at Home

The Steven Klein shoot that started it all: Mr. and Mrs. Smith costars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie play house in Palm Springs. (July 2005)

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20 Movies You Can’t Even Believe Are 20 Years Old

Do you still quote <i>Dazed and Confused</i>? Or roll your eyes whenever someone mentions <i>Sleepless in Seattle</i>? We hate to break it to you, but both films …

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Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up

The ground beneath our feet, our cars, our buildings, appears to be incredibly solid. But, rarely, that solid ground can simply open up without warning, dropping whatever was above into an unpredictably deep.hole. Sinkholes can be anywhere from a few feet wide and deep, to two thousand feet in …

Pig Candy

Posted by Josh<p>There are few pleasures in life quite like <b>pig candy</b>. This sugar coated treat hits so many culinary high marks it's insane—smokey, …

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Lamborghini Countach 5000S

Life in the whips-and-chains lane.<p>From the December 1983 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>You shouldn't have this car. Nobody should have this car. That's obvious from what happens to people when they are exposed to it. On the freeway, fellow motor­ists tuck into your blind spot, watching from where they …

99 Problems, Humorous Illustrations of Jay-Z’s Potential Problems

Artist Ali Graham has created 99 Problems, a Tumblr blog collecting his illustrations of what he imagines Jay-Z’s 99 Problems might be. Currently …

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It's The 30-Year Anniversary Of The Greatest Wall Street Movie Ever Made: Here's The Story Behind It

<i>In June of 1983, "Trading Places" was released in theaters. It remains the greatest Wall Street movie ever made.</i><p><i>Thirty years later, most regard it as part of the canon of American comedies, having launched, revived, or defined the careers of many of its cast and crew.</i><p><i>If you haven't seen it yet, you</i> …

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'Borderlands' Claptrap Now Available as a Talking USB Hub and Car Charger<p>Borderlands 05/11/2018 03:47 pm<p>Borderlands<p>Picnic Aboard the Millennium …

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The 10 best worst horror movies

<b>Damien Lewis in "Dreamcatcher"</b><p>As we sift through “Sharknado’s” wreckage, a look back at some of the most amusingly awful flicks in the genre<p>TOM GUALTIERI<p>July 14, 2013 5:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Weeklings.<p>WHEN EXTREME SITUATIONS are taken beyond their limits, when the real …

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Jaw-Dropping Plant Sculptures from Mosaiculture International 2013

From June 22 to September 29, 2013, the Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal 2013 – Land of Hope (MIM2013) will be on display at the Montreal …

Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe

<b>Serves 12</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature<br>• 1 3/4 cups sugar<br>• 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon zest<br>• 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 tsp. …

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