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Why I’m Giving Wikipedia 6 Bucks a Month
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I pay Weight Watchers $8 a month, just in case I decide to start dieting again. I haven’t used it in a year, but cancelling my subscription would mean admitting defeat. I pay Hulu $7.99 a month for Hulu Plus even though it forces me to watch ads between my favorite shows. I yell at […]

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Startupbootcamp FinTech announces 10 startups to join its …
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Startupbootcamp FinTech, a London-based accelerator focusing on financial technologies and innovation, has announced the first list of 10 fintech startups.

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Silk Road Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty After Federal Sting
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Ars Technica reports that A 26-year-old Columbus, Ohio man has pleaded guilty to selling drugs through the Silk Road website. David Lawrence Handel apparently obtained methylone and other drugs from a supplier in China, which he then sold to buyers on the online black market. Among those buyers were Maryland federal agents, who were making […]

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Sorry, Pokemon Go isn't the Apple Watch killer app     – CNET
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Though Pokemon Go on the Apple Watch is a nice surprise, people aren’t going to run out and buy a watch just for this game.

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Power laws rule everything around me
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 We live in a time of great polarization. Politically, in nations across the world, both the left and the far right grow more numerous, and draw further away from the mainstream establishment, every year. Economically, the rich continue to separate themselves from the poor, as the very rich do from the rich. And in tech, […]

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Sevenhugs HugOne Sleep Tracking System Release Date, Price and Specs     – CNET
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Designed in France, the SevenHugs system tracks your tosses and turns, measures bedroom air quality, and syncs up with Nest, Philips Hue, IFTTT and Amazon’s Alexa.

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The Worst Business Mantra Is 'Spend The Company's …
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Yes, it turns out that when companies tell employees, “Spend company money like it's your own,” some people listen too well. When the average American household carries $15,611 in credit card debt, let's face it: you don't …

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Mutant space germs threaten International Space Station
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NASA goes bug-hunting on the ISS and finds microbes a-plenty where there should be few Everything that goes to the International Space Station gets clean-roomed to within an inch of its life, but humans are leaving behind a considerable microbial footprint.…

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The Anonymity Network At Risk
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 You don’t have to watch NCIS to know that almost everything we do leaves some kind of trail or trace. Every click of the Internet and every post we make, email we send and file we download are all being tracked by someone somewhere. Unless, of course, it isn’t. There are many reasons a person […]

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