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Hot-rod Tesla Model S will burn rubber and your cash

Hot-rod Tesla Model S will burn rubber and your cash | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Tesla's Model S P85 can vault from zero to 60 MPH in 4.2 seconds or so, pretty good for a luxury car with no pistons. Tuning outfit Saleen thought it
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The Best Mobile Hotspots of 2016

The Best Mobile Hotspots of 2016 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Why rely on public hotspots for Wi-Fi when you can bring your own with you, wherever you go? Here's what you need to know to choose the right hotspot, along with the top-rated models available now.
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Google Maps gets sharper thanks to satellite upgrade

Google Maps gets sharper thanks to satellite upgrade | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Satellite images on Google Maps and Earth are now higher res thanks to a new, more powerful satellite launched by the search giant.
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Google's Project Fi App Updated With US Cellular Support

Google's Project Fi App Updated With US Cellular Support | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Last year, Google introduced the Google Project Fi. This is Google's take on a pre-paid mobile virtual network operator or cellular carrier, offering a sim
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Uber Is Launching "Uber for Hot Air Balloons"

Uber Is Launching "Uber for Hot Air Balloons" | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In a move just short of self-parody, Uber has announced a new feature that will let certain users request a hot air balloon or boat—you know, for that casual commute to work.
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Google's Self-Driving Cars Will Honk At You If You're Not Paying Attention

Google's Self-Driving Cars Will Honk At You If You're Not Paying Attention | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
They'll always be watching.
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Can a Company You Hate Make a Cable Box You Love?

Can a Company You Hate Make a Cable Box You Love? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The weird thing about Comcast’s new X1 box: It may actually stop people from cutting the cord.
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Intel x86 Processors Come With A Secret Backdoor That Nobody Can Fix

Intel x86 Processors Come With A Secret Backdoor That Nobody Can Fix | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Fossbytes is a technology news and tutorial website that covers security and hacker news, open source, Windows 10, Ubuntu, and programming languages.
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Lego's Second Attempt at a Classic '60s VW Beetle Has Finally Perfected Its Curves

Lego's Second Attempt at a Classic '60s VW Beetle Has Finally Perfected Its Curves | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Available starting August 1 for $100, Lego’s new Volkswagen Beetle isn’t as large or complex as its Porsche 911 GT3 RS. But the company’s designers have worked hard to perfectly recreate the curves and contours of the car that help defined the ‘60s, even introducing new pieces to help replicate the Beetle’s iconic bulging fenders.
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Rejoice! You can finally remove default apps from the iPhone

Rejoice! You can finally remove default apps from the iPhone | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In the next version of iOS 10 will allow anyone to remove default Apple apps like Stocks and Find My Friends.
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First on CNN: Top Navy officer to plead guilty to felony charge related to bribery case

First on CNN: Top Navy officer to plead guilty to felony charge related to bribery case | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A rear admiral in the U.S. Navy will plead guilty in San Diego federal court Thursday to a felony charge of making a false statement in connection with an ongoing bribery scandal that has rocked the Navy, the admiral's attorney confirmed in an interview.
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Edward Snowden Talks Surveillance State With Vice, Explains How To Protect Your Phone From Tapping

Edward Snowden Talks Surveillance State With Vice, Explains How To Protect Your Phone From Tapping | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Big Brother is watching and he's using your metadata.
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Bill Gates explains why chickens are the ultimate solution to poverty

Bill Gates explains why chickens are the ultimate solution to poverty | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It's all about helping families become self-sufficient.
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HP's low-cost $189 Chromebook 11 G5 will let you use Android apps

HP's low-cost $189 Chromebook 11 G5 will let you use Android apps | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
If you're looking for a Windows alternative laptop, there's a new incentive to pick up a Chromebook: it may be able to run Android apps.
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Google is now the best search engine for song lyrics

Google is now the best search engine for song lyrics | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The search giant has inked a deal with Toronto-based LyricFind to source and show lyrics right in search results.
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The DoNotPay bot has beaten 160,000 traffic tickets — and counting

The DoNotPay bot has beaten 160,000 traffic tickets — and counting | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A bot made to challenge traffic tickets has been used more than 9,000 times by New Yorkers, according to DoNotPay maker Joshua Browder.
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The magic of listening to customers

The magic of listening to customers | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
David Scult shares actionable lessons for leaders he's learned by listening to customers in his role as Fonality's CEO.
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U.S. military and NATO agree: Cyberattacks could trigger real war

U.S. military and NATO agree: Cyberattacks could trigger real war | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
'We would look at any cyberattack ... on a case-by-case basis.'
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Three Steve Jobs Stories That Fired Up LeBron James - Forbes

Three Steve Jobs Stories That Fired Up LeBron James - Forbes | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
LeBron James needed to lift the spirits of his team when they were down two games in the NBA finals and turned to the power of words from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers.
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Stop gun violence: Ban assault weapons

Stop gun violence: Ban assault weapons | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The United States has been pummeled by gun violence since the assault weapons ban expired in 2004. That year, the first mass shooting — four adults dead in Columbus, Ohio — didn’t occur until December. Already in 2016, 58 lives have been claimed by such massacres. One class of gun, the AR-15-style, has largely made it possible. Here’s why.
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FDA Slaps Whole Foods With a Warning Over Its Disgusting Kitchen

FDA Slaps Whole Foods With a Warning Over Its Disgusting Kitchen | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The results of a FDA inspection into a Whole Foods prep kitchen—which mixes up those ready-to-eat meals and snacks perfect for an impulse by—have been revealed. Prepare to be nauseated.
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Court Upholds FCC's Net Neutrality Rules

Court Upholds FCC's Net Neutrality Rules | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
An appeals court rejected a challenge to the FCC's open Internet order, handing the agency a major victory.
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Elon Musk Thinks There's A 'One In Billions' Chance We Don't Live In A Computer Simulation

Elon Musk Thinks There's A 'One In Billions' Chance We Don't Live In A Computer Simulation | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Part Bond villain, part Tony Stark, Elon Musk thinks there is a real possibility the world is just a computer simulation.
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Apple to launch major overhaul of App Store with paid search ads and subscription changes

Apple to launch major overhaul of App Store with paid search ads and subscription changes | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
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