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'Star Trek: Discovery' mini episodes arrive this fall

'Star Trek: Discovery' mini episodes arrive this fall

CBS All Access won't have the next season of Star Trek: Discovery ready for streaming until early 2019, but fans won't have to wait until then for new content. Today at Comic-Con executive producer and co-creator Alex Kurtzman revealed four...
'GTA: Online' goes clubbin' next week with 'After Hours'

'GTA: Online' goes clubbin' next week with 'After Hours'

A little bit of Liberty City is coming to GTA: Online very, very soon. "Gay" Tony Prince, first seen in Grand Theft Auto IV's "The Ballad of Gay Tony" expansion from 2009, is opening up a nightclub in Los Santos and needs you...

Weekend Tunes: The Singing Loins--Please Take My Scissors Away

We're all becoming redundant. I'll be replaced by an algorithm that mimics an embittered hobo that moonlights as a journalist, one day. Your gig? They're trying to sort out ways to have a robot do that, too. It's happened to thatchers, coopers and...
Smart record presses promise consistent audio quality at a global scale

Smart record presses promise consistent audio quality at a global scale

The manufacturer of what's one of the best sounding record pressing machines today is taking a step into the future. Viryl Technologies recently announced its WarmTone and LiteTone models will soon connect to the internet. After a test pressing ...

Listen Up Ladies! These Are The Best Podcasts Female Entrepreneurs Can Listen To & Learn From

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I love a good podcast! Whether I’m killing time in the car or on the tread...

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The Outdoors Are Getting A Whole Lot More Exciting This Summer With These Gadgets & Products!

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Summer and getting to spend time outdoors go hand in hand. Chip Chick partnered ...

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Pomera heads to English-speaking world with new e-ink folding pocket typewriter

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The first Pomera designed for English use looks like the e-ink typewriter I've a...

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Printed "paper" watches

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Cajiso's "paper watches" wrap a watertight tyvek wristband with a magnetic clos...

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Friday FYI: 9 out of 10 of website login attempts? Yeah, that'll be hackers

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Credential stuffing is rampant – so try not to reuse the same password on every ...

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Crypto gripes, election security, and mandatory cybersec school: Uncle Sam's cyber task force emits todo list for govt

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In detail: The threats facing America's computer networks The US Department of J...

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Doctor, doctor, I feel like my IoT-enabled vacuum cleaner is spying on me

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Snooping on the built-in cam? Remotely controlling it? Well, that sucks *ba-dum ...

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Microsoft still longs to be a 'lifestyle' brand, but the cupboard looks bare

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It's make-your-mind-up time Comment  Two contradictory ideas run through stateme...

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Error'd: Upon Reaching a Certain Age...

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Error'd: Upon Reaching a Certain Age...

"Evidently, once you hit 55, LinkedIn thinks you'll age until your buffe...

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Classic WTF: Flawless Compilation

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Classic WTF: Flawless Compilation
Just today I was joking with my co-workers: I had written software for which we ...

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Classic WTF: The Mega Bureaucracy

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Classic WTF: The Mega Bureaucracy
Part of the reason we need a summer break is because we simply don't have th...

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Classic WTF: The Source Control Shingle

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Classic WTF: The Source Control Shingle
Our summer break continues. I once worked on a team which made "shingles"...

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Classif WTF: The Virtudyne Saga

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Classif WTF: The Virtudyne Saga
As we usually do around this time of year, it's summer break season for TDWT...

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Google's Loon Announces First Commercial Deal With Telkom Kenya to Provide Internet-by-Balloon

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Google's Loon Announces First Commercial Deal With Telkom Kenya to Provide Internet-by-Balloon

Google's sister-company Loon has announced its first commercial agreement wit...

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French Acquire the .Best New gTLD - Interview with the New Owner

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French Acquire the .Best New gTLD - Interview with the New Owner

This is an interview with Cyril Fremont, the first French entrepreneur to have a...

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ICANN at a Crossroads: GDPR and Human Rights

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ICANN at a Crossroads: GDPR and Human Rights

The European Data Protection Board certainly has been keeping its records straig...

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Protests in Iraq Lead to a Two-Day Internet Shutdown by the Government

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Protests in Iraq Lead to a Two-Day Internet Shutdown by the Government

Widespread protests in Iraq against the government have lead to a state of em...

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Simple Outdoor Chair

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Simple Outdoor Chair
This plywood outdoor chair is very easy to build and you can get all the materia...

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Bandana Sling Pack

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Bandana Sling Pack
This is a quick, simple, and effective way to turn a bandana into a pack that yo...

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Folding Lock Knife. or Is It 'locking Fold Knife'?

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Folding Lock Knife.  or Is It 'locking Fold Knife'?
I've made kitchen knives, cleavers, bread knives, friction folders etc. I thoug...

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Tripod Pour Over Coffee Stand

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Tripod Pour Over Coffee Stand
Ever since I used my parents' Chemex, I've been obsessed with brewing coffee. Ex...

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Binary Wrist Watch

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Binary Wrist Watch
I've always been fascinated by both interesting ways of telling the time and bin...

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Weekend Tunes: The Singing Loins--Please Take My Scissors Away

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We're all becoming redundant. I'll be replaced by an algorithm that mimics an...

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Nicaragua: Ortega blames civilian murders he ordered on a 'coup-mongering satanic sect' (he's lying)

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Attacks by paramilitary forces against civilians continue in Nicaragua, for the ...

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UK government accidentally includes Scarfolk poster endorsing culls of rabid children in official publication

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The latest edition of the Civil Service Quarterly from Her Majesty's Government...

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Google Translate's deep dream: some translation requests yield weird religious prophesies

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Feed 19 repetitions of the word "dog" to Google Translate and ask it for a Mao...

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Gmail's new 'Confidential Mode' is flawed and misleading

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Google recently rolled out a big update to Gmail, introducing a number of welcom...

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Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter team up on open source Data Transfer Project to ease your data moving woes

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Four giants of the technology world have joined forces in an attempt to make it ...

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Microsoft PowerShell Core for Linux now available as a Snap

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Microsoft is a major proponent of both Linux and open source these days. This is...

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Linux Mint developers planning big Cinnamon 4.0 improvements

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Linux Mint is one of the most popular Linux-based desktop operating systems for ...

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Best Windows 10 apps this week

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Two-hundred-and-ninety-two in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the b...

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Costco is selling a variant of the Surface Go with 4GB RAM and a 128GB SSD

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Costco is selling a variant of the Surface Go with 4GB RAM and a 128GB SSD
While Microsoft is only selling its new Surface Go tablet in two variants, Costc...

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Fortnite celebrates its first birthday with rewards for players

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Fortnite celebrates its first birthday with rewards for players
Epic Games' Fortnite is already celebrating its first birthday, and the develope...

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Waymo's cars have self-driven over 8 million miles on public roads

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Waymo's cars have self-driven over 8 million miles on public roads
The self-driving car technology company has today announced that its cars have d...

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AT&T announces that it will bring 5G to three new U.S. cities

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AT&T announces that it will bring 5G to three new U.S. cities
AT&T has been talking up 5G service for quite some time. The firm is announcing ...

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Stardew Valley finally gets multiplayer mode on August 1

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Stardew Valley finally gets multiplayer mode on August 1
Through a short teaser trailer, the developer of the farm simulation game has fi...

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