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Hacker News calls for “political detox,” critics cry censorship

 Can social media even exist without political debate? What about trolls? Hacker News, the social news site run by Y Combinator, is trying to find out. The head of the Hacker News community since 2014, Daniel Gackle (whose HN handle is “dang&#.....»»

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Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube collaborate to remove ‘terrorist content’ from their services

 Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube today announced they would cooperate on a plan to help limit the spread of terrorist content online. The companies said that together they will create a shared industry database that will be used to identify.....»»

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Alliance moves to block EPA from finalizing mpg rules

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers late Monday urged congressional negotiators to include language in a short-term budget resolution that would bar the Obama administration from finalizing mpg rules before it leaves office next month......»»

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Amazon opens line-free grocery store Amazon Go in challenge to supermarkets

Retail giant’s Seattle store uses sensors to detect what shoppers have picked from shelves and then bills their Amazon account.....»»

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Report: SecNav Recommends Two Sailors for Medal of Honor

Ray Mabus is recommending the valor awards of two sailors be upgraded to the Medal of Honor, according to a news report......»»

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Bill Gates unveils his 5 favorite books of 2016 - CNET

Books about tennis and tennis shoes top the Microsoft co-founder's reading list......»»

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72,000 candles on birthday cake sets a new world record - CNET

Nice burn! An 80-foot-long sponge cake completely covered with flaming birthday candles puts all your Grandma-is-so-old jokes to shame......»»

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HackerNews calls for “political detox,” critics cry censorship

 Can social media even exist without political debate? What about trolls? HackerNews, the social news site run by Y Combinator, is trying to find out. The head of the HackerNews community since 2014, Daniel Gackle (whose HN handle is “dangR.....»»

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MyDigitalSSD Boost 1TB USB 3.1 Portable SSD Review

The joys of traveling, may it be far or near, can be highly increased when you have all your data with you where you go. Portable storage usually has the downside and that it that it isn’t as fast as internal storage. As such, it can be a pain to wait fo.....»»

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Lenovo Ideapad Y900 17-inch Gaming Laptop Review

"Not that long ago we took a look at what Lenovo was offering for mobile gamers when we reviewed their Ideapad Y700 Touch gaming laptop. This 15-inch laptop really raised out eyebrows and definitely made us consider Lenovo a player in the gaming laptop m.....»»

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Corsair RM1000i Special Edition unboxing

This Special Edition of the Corsair RM1000i power supply is extremely limited as only 100 will ever be made. Corsair is giving away 30 (to whom we have no idea), 20 will be given away to key members of the Press such as KitGuru and 50 will be sold from th.....»»

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Intel, Nvidia ready to unveil new platforms for CES 2017

Following the launches of its Y and U series 14nm Kaby Lake processors at the end of August, targeting ultra-thin notebooks and 2-in-1 devices, Intel is ready to unveil its H series Kaby Lake CPUs for high-performance and gaming notebooks as well as sever.....»»

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Amazon Go: Here are the takeaways business tech execs need to know

Amazon Go is going to rattle the retailing landscape with its checkout free technologies. But the fallout extends well beyond IT to business and society. Welcome to automation......»»

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The clever, absurd RokBlok rides your vinyl’s grooves like a hipster race car

 Sometimes you see a gadget and think simultaneously, “that’s insanely clever,” but also just “that’s insane.” The RokBlok was one of those situations for me: who but a mad genius would have thought of a record pla.....»»

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Fitbit’s up and Apple’s down in IDC’s latest wearable market numbers

 IDC’s latest world wide wearable numbers are in, and everything looks to be coming up Fitbit. As smartwatches numbers declined, the larger wearable space is up overall all, thanks in no small part to the Charge manufacturer. According to IDC&#.....»»

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Reservists to Get Equal Death Benefits Under Bill

Reservists would receive the same death benefits as active-duty members under a bill expected to pass Congress this week......»»

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Marine Aviation Commander Relieved for Poor Performance

The commander of a West Coast-based aviation logistics squadron was removed from his post, the Marine Corps announced......»»

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Mom Gets Real About "Ooey Gooey Mess" Of Her Postpartum Body

A mother of four is using Instagram to spread a powerful message about body positivity.  Last week, Brittany Craig posted a throwback photo of her newborn son, Kain, next to her stretch-mark-filled midsection at just one week postpartum.  I.....»»

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Trans Activist Whose Epic Trump Rant Went Viral Speaks Out

The transgender activist who took Donald Trump to task in a series of viral tweets says she hopes her rant will inspire others, including Republicans, to speak out against the president-elect’s many lies and offenses toward minority groups, amo.....»»

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Amazon Go"s cool, but we"d like 5 other physical stores - CNET

The mega-retailer will open brick-and-mortar convenience stores. It got us musing about other Silicon Valley companies we want to see open shop on Main Street......»»

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