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D-Link's latest smart home hub lets you add devices with a scan

D-Link's latest smart home hub lets you add devices with a scan | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
How cheap is too cheap? D-Link has found the sweet spot between low-priced, but low-quality smart home systems (from the likes of Archos) and pricey secu
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FAA fears drones left under Christmas tree could prove hazardous in the skies

FAA fears drones left under Christmas tree could prove hazardous in the skies | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
By Christmas afternoon, thousands more drones will be in American skies — but the federal government fears operators of the increasingly small, cheap craft simply don’t know what they’re doing and could cause aerial catastrophes.
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What happened to North Korea's Internet?

What happened to North Korea's Internet? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The most likely explanations for North Korea's Internet blackout on Monday, which lasted for more than 9 hours.
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Toyota's hydrogen car gets a name and more US filling stations (update: and price)

Toyota's hydrogen car gets a name and more US filling stations (update: and price) | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Toyota has announced that its upcoming fuel cell vehicle (FCV) will be called the Mirai and that it's building a network of hydrogen stations in the US N
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I work at Sony Pictures. This is what it was like after we got hacked.

I work at Sony Pictures. This is what it was like after we got hacked. | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
An employee of Sony Pictures Entertainment outlines what they went through following North Korea’s alleged cyber attack on the company.
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Facebook caves to Russian censorship, blocks page supporting Putin critic

Facebook has blocked a page calling for a protest in support of a prominent opposition leader in Russia, apparently at the request of Vladimir Putin's government. The page was created on Friday to...
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Nerd Vittles » Santa’s Technology Roundup: The Best Products of 2014 with Some Surprises

Nerd Vittles » Santa’s Technology Roundup: The Best Products of 2014 with Some Surprises | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
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The 10 Most Beautiful Cars on Sale Today

The 10 Most Beautiful Cars on Sale Today | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Similar to Jimmy Kimmel’s Handsome Men’s Club, we like to imagine all the really good-looking cars occasionally gather together to affirm each other’s hotness. Yet until autonomous cars imbued with artificial intelligence—and egos—arrive, the task of sorting the 10 most beautiful cars on sale today falls to us. Before your fingers hit that keyboard to […]
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Facebook Drops Bing, Nobody Bats an Eyelid

Facebook Drops Bing, Nobody Bats an Eyelid | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
If Facebook drops a search provider, but nobody cared, did it really happen? Reuters reported late Friday that Facebook ended a deal with Microsoft to show Bing web results in its…
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Google Now is almost ready to control your Nest thermostat

Google Now is almost ready to control your Nest thermostat | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Remember how Nest promised that you'd one day use Google Now to control your thermostat? That day is very nearly here. Droid-Life has discovered that t
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Watch A Man Tell How Killer T-Cells Eradicated His Cancer

Watch A Man Tell How Killer T-Cells Eradicated His Cancer | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
There's probably not a hotter area of biotechnology right now than what's known as CART therapy, in which a patient's own white blood cells are genetically engineered to attack cancer. Earlier this month Novartis announced that 36 of 39 children with acute lymphocytic leukemia that had failed standard treatments saw [...]
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Facebook Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Message Scanning

Facebook Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Message Scanning | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It's not as jolly a holiday this year for Facebook, as the social network is facing a class action lawsuit in the US for having scanned users' private messages without their consent, reports Engadget.
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The 12 best Android apps of 2014

The 12 best Android apps of 2014 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It was an especially exciting year for Android users, check out or roundup of the best new apps to hit Google Play in 2014.
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Coca-Cola Disconnects Voice Mail at Headquarters

Coca-Cola Disconnects Voice Mail at Headquarters | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Forget about leaving a voice mail at Coca- Cola Co.’s Atlanta headquarters. Send a text instead.
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Sony will release The Interview online today at 1PM ET: $6 to rent, $15 to own

Not one hour after we heard YouTube had "tentatively agreed" to offer The Interview as a rental, Sony Pictures has confirmed the film will be available online starting today at 1PM ET. It'll be...
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The Interview will be in select theaters on Christmas Day

The Interview will be in select theaters on Christmas Day | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Interview is making it out for Christmas. After a week of drama surrounding hacking, threats, and Presidential disses, Sony has decided to give The Interview a limited theatrical release...
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Flickr ends sale of prints uploaded under Creative Commons - CNET

Flickr ends sale of prints uploaded under Creative Commons - CNET | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The photo-sharing site apologizes for offering professional quality reprints of images uploaded for free use.
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Withings Activité Preview - CNET

Withings Activité Preview - CNET | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know about the Withings Activité, including impressions and analysis, photos, video, release date, prices, specs, and predictions from CNET.
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Ubuntu Phone delayed again to next year - SlashGear

Ubuntu Phone delayed again to next year - SlashGear | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It seems that Samsung isn't the only one experiencing delays in getting a new player in the mobile market out of the woodwork. Canonical, the commercial company
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Apple beats iTunes antitrust case a decade in the making

Apple beats iTunes antitrust case a decade in the making | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The trial fell apart after the judge realized there were no plaintiffs.
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This is the best cheap tablet you can buy

There are two kinds of tablets. On one side, you have the expensive ones, the iPads and Galaxy Notes designed to either replace your computer or at least be a really awesome sidekick. If you want...
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Sony demands media delete 'stolen' data from hacked emails, report says

Sony demands media delete 'stolen' data from hacked emails, report says | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Sony has hired a lawyer to fight back against media outlets spreading information found in its hacked emails.
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HP's Big Slap In The Face To Microsoft Will Show Up Next Year

HP's Big Slap In The Face To Microsoft Will Show Up Next Year | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
By next June, HP will be showing off what it hopes will become the future of the operating system.
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