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Winklevoss twins claim cryptocurrency guru stole 5,000 bitcoins

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The Winkevoss twins are back in the news for their involvement in the cryptocurrency world, but this time they likely wouldn't want to celebrate. The New York Times has learned that the two sued crypto investor and ex-convict Charlie Shrem for alle…

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Ubisoft sanitizes ‘Rainbow Six: Siege’ to expand its audience

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Ubisoft wants to bring Rainbow Six: Siege to new Asian markets, and it's sterilizing some parts of the game in the process — regardless of where you live. It's prepping a Year 3 Season 4 update to the global version of the game that removes numerou…

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To All The ‘Shitty’ Earbuds I’ve Loved Before

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To All The ‘Shitty’ Earbuds I’ve Loved Before
My cheapo pair of $10 earbuds, does everything that I want earbuds to do. For instance, I’m sitting here, writing this blog, and have the volume on this Jay Som album turned up to approximately this much.

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Yes, Everyone On Instagram Is Having More Fun Than You

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Yes, Everyone On Instagram Is Having More Fun Than You
Your last Instagram picture DOESN’T have a seventh wonder in it? How… quaint.

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Blockchain company buys asteroid mining firm Planetary Resources

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Planetary Resources just took an unusual turn on its path to asteroic mining. ConsenSys, a blockchain company created by Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin, has bought Planetary Resources for an unspecified sum. It sounds supremely trendy given the comb…

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Booksellers Protest Amazon Site’s Move to Drop Stores From Certain Countries by DAVID STREITFELD

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By DAVID STREITFELD

A flash strike against AbeBooks, due to begin Monday, is a rare concerted action by vendors against any part of Amazon, which wields huge power in the book world.

Published: November 3, 2018 at 06:00PM

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Drone fleets could find lost hikers in forests without using GPS

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Drones can already be effective search and rescue tools, but not in densely-packed forests where the tree cover might block GPS signals. Thankfully, MIT has a clever solution: use the same technology that guides self-driving cars. Its researchers hav…

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