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Money laundering: rapid development is creating new risks …
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It is vital that financial institutions respond to these numerous challenges in order to prevent money laundering and pass compliance requirements. However, having the right systems and technologies in place will help …

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Ask "The Fat Man" George Sanger About Music and Computer Games
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“The Fat Man” George Sanger has composed the music to hundreds of computer and video games since the 80’s and remains one of the most influential people in game audio. Some of his most famous tunes can be heard in Maniac Mansion, Wing Commander, and Tux Racer. Team Fat, a band that includes fellow video […]

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Nintendo: SNES Classic preorder mess wasn't all our fault     – CNET
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Nintendo President Reggie Fils-Aimé says last month’s preordering issues were “outside our control” and that there’ll be plenty of consoles available.

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You could soon access Congress' browsing history, for free     – CNET
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Cards Against Humanity creator Max Temkin warns against crowdfunding the purchase of Congress browsing data — he intends to buy it and make it freely available.

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Global Warming's Terrifying New Math
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If the pictures of those towering wildfires in Colorado haven't convinced you, or the size of your AC bill this summer, here are some hard numbers about climate change: June broke or tied 3,215 high-temperature records across the United States …

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Parents Didn’t Just Dislike Super Nintendo 25 Years Ago—They Thought It Was a Scam
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This year marks the 25th birthday of the Super NES, a revolutionary game console that America’s parents initially thought was a money-grabbing scam. The post Parents Didn’t Just Dislike Super Nintendo 25 Years Ago—They Thought It Was a Scam appeared first on WIRED.

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Bing wants to help you win a fantasy football championship this season
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Our own Aaron Souppouris put Cortana to work betting on English Premier League matches last season, and now Bing wants to offer more help with NFL action. Microsoft's search software has been making sports-related predictions for some time now, and…

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Winklevii-backed shopping site Hukkster shuts down
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Two-year-old discount shopping startup allowed shoppers to track online merchandise and receive notifications when prices dropped.

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Gun Control and Learning to Make Data-Driven Decisions
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We live in an unprecedented age of information and computing power — yet whether publicly or privately, we still make decisions largely on how we feel rather than based on hard information. With this massive influx of data and computing power, when it comes to issues like global warming or gun control — and much […]

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