Monthly Archives: March 2017

Tech Deals: Protect your privacy with these great VPN offers, plus amazing savings on new PCs

Why pay full price for a new laptop, desktop PC, or Kindle, when you can get one for a fraction of the cost? Courtesy of our partners at TechBargains we have yet another selection of superb deals to tempt you.

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Crunch Report | SpaceX Successfully Re-launches a Rocket

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey leaves Facebook, SpaceX successfully re-launches a rocket, Cloudera files for IPO and Snapchat now allows you to search Stories. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Go to Source

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Here are the frontier startups that presented at Singularity University’s third demo day

 The nine startups participating in Singularity University’s accelerator program presented this afternoon at Moffett Federal Airfield just outside Mountain View, CA. Singularity University, founded in 2008 by Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, aims to make it more feasible for people to address hard science

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Netrunner Desktop 17.03 ‘Cyclotron’ Debian-based KDE Linux distro now available

When you choose a Linux-based operating system, you also choose a desktop environment. For many users, the DE sort of is the operating system. In other words, for some, they will really only interact with the user interface — especially

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Recap 9×02: Cheer Leaders, Dear Readers

Shea Couleé spoke for everyone when she asked, “Is this a joke?”

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“S-Town” Investigates the Human Mystery

“S-Town,” the mesmerizing new podcast from the team behind “Serial” and “This American Life,” was released in its entirety on Tuesday—seven hour-long “chapters” about the mysteries and tragedies surrounding the life of a brilliant, troubled man in a small Alabama

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Moodelizer helps add epic soundtracks to your video efforts

 When it comes to video, the audio is pretty damn important. Hell, they even give out some sort of award for them on occasion. Moodelizer wants to put the power of suitable soundtracks in the hands of amateur filmmakers, by

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The Keystone Kops in the White House

“My fellow-Americans,” Donald Trump said in his weekly address on Friday, “It’s an exciting time for our country. Our new Administration has so much change under way— change that is going to strengthen our Union and improve so many people’s lives.” See

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Managing BYOD: Best practices

BYOD is dying. It’s not that people no longer bring devices to work. It’s that everyone brings their devices to work. Whether you use BYOx (bring your own everything) to describe this phenomenon or some other term, there are important

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Scientists use magnetic fields to remotely control biologically inspired soft robots

 The field of soft robotics has been the subject of increasing interest in recent years for the alternatives it presents to the rigid machines we tend to associate with the space. A team of scientists at North Carolina State University

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Jaguar rebirths the E-type … and it’s the opposite of painful

Jaguar Land Rover Classic has been all about Rovers in its Reborn series, presenting the Series I and Range Rover Classic models. Now it’s adding a bit more Jag, putting its automotive talents toward the very worthy goal of restoring

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Jaguar rebirths the E-type … and it’s the opposite of painful

Jaguar Land Rover Classic has been all about Rovers in its Reborn series, presenting the Series I and Range Rover Classic models. Now it’s adding a bit more Jag, putting its automotive talents toward the very worthy goal of restoring

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Facing Re-Election and Political Pressure, NYC Mayor Announces Plan to Phase Out Rikers Island

“The decisions going forward have to be made by the mayor and the City Council, whoever those people are,” Bill de Blasio said of his 10-year-plan to close Rikers Island.

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A New Game is Being Produced for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive

The Sega Genesis/Sega Mega Drive may not be around anymore, but that doesn’t mean that games aren’t still being produced for it. For the past four years, game developer WaterMelon Corp has been […] The post A New Game is

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Brooke Shields, Gwyneth of the East?

Brooke Shields’ house will make you realize just how down to earth she and her art–that she doesn’t know much about–are.

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From Earth to orbit using a single-stage rocket

New Mexico-based ARCA Space Corporation has announced that it is developing the world’s first Single Stage to Orbit (SSTO) launch vehicle that can deliver both a small payload and itself into low Earth orbit, at a cost of about US$1

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From Earth to orbit using a single-stage rocket

New Mexico-based ARCA Space Corporation has announced that it is developing the world’s first Single Stage to Orbit (SSTO) launch vehicle that can deliver both a small payload and itself into low Earth orbit, at a cost of about US$1

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Welcome to the ‘post-app era’

How often do you use apps? You probably open a handful on a daily or even hourly basis. You probably ignore the rest. You’re not alone. Gartner research shows that users from the US, UK and China used just six

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Billionaries and funding Moon and Mars exploration

Two billionaires, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, are leading companies that are creating new space flight capability. However, adventurous billionaires could be very important to the first manned flights to Mars. NASA has so far been unwilling to divert the

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On-demand dog walking startup Wag quietly raised funding from General Catalyst and Sherpa Ventures

 Earlier this week we wrote about how two big players in the pet care business, Rover and DogVacay, decided to merge. Well sources tell us that over the past two years Wag, another player in the dog-walking space, raised two

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