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Modern Combat 5: Blackout review: The best shooter on mobile, but not without its faults - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Modern Combat 5: Blackout has amazing graphics, an exciting storyline, and online multiplayer mode. The new class system has great customization options.<p><b>The Bad</b> You can't play offline. Overpowered weapons in multiplayer can make matches one-sided. Touchscreen controls are not nearly as …

How to tell if the new sanctions on Russia are working

The EU and the US announced new sanctions against Russia today, with Europe banning a laundry list of activities and exports—no more pulsed electron accelerators or live Marburg viruses allowed—which the US matched by expanding its sanctions across several sectors of industry.<p>Short of Russian …

Russia

Facebook to close up shop on its digital gift card service

If you want to buy your friend a gift card to go stuff themselves at Chilis, you're going to have to do it somewhere else than Facebook soon. The social network today said it's shuttering its gifts service, which let people buy gift cards in the form of digital codes. That was instead of simply …

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AT&T might fix Netflix problems for its customers before Verizon does

Netflix pays AT&T for connections that will be turned on "in the coming days."<p>Netflix has agreed to pay AT&T for a direct connection to the Internet …

Infographic: A Timeline Of The 100 Most Important Cameras Ever Made

Over a century of photographic history on one poster.<p>Time travel back to 1950 with a Best Buy circular and you basically blow minds with every page. Flatscreen TVs? Crazy. Computers? Crazy. Smartphones? Double crazy. And then you get to the cameras, and the fedora-wearing fellow with the I Like Ike …

Time Travel

Are horses 'lazy' or just bored, ask scientists

Horses are "lazy" - or at least have little interest in academic research - a new study has found.<p>Since the dawn of time, they have seemed man’s hardest working animal companion – performing stoically as a method of transport, a weapon of war and a beast of burden, as well as a variety of sporting …

Code Alert: Tynker Wants to Teach Your Child to Tinker With Tech

Krishna Vedati doesn’t want your children to just watch Saturday morning cartoons. He wants them to make their own.<p>Vedati is the CEO of Tynker, a …

Kids

Facebook loses millions of users as biggest markets peak

Facebook has lost millions of users per month in its biggest markets, independent data suggests, as alternative social networks attract the attention …

The Party of Morning Joe

Pathological Democratic weakness is the only way to explain Senate Democrats voting to exclude FAA furloughs from sequestration.<p>I don't generally endorse theories of pathological Democratic weakness, but there really is no other way to see Senate Democrats voting to exclude FAA furloughs from …

Facebook And The Sudden Wake Up About The API Economy

What a two weeks it’s been. Something happened that has been simmering for a while. The API market exploded. Intel bought Mashery for more than $180 million and CA acquired Layer 7. 3Scale received a new $4.2 million round of funding from Javelin Ventures. Mulesoft acquired Programmable Web. And …