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Mark Cuban's push to kill net neutrality shows what a hypocrite he is

A man who made his billions thanks to an open internet wants to stack the deck against startups
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Samsung's 4K-ready NX1 camera finally comes to the US

Samsung's 4K-ready NX1 camera finally comes to the US | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The NX1, Samsung's first camera capable of shooting 4K video, was originally expected to be released last month here in the States. And even though this
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Spotify says it paid Taylor Swift millions. Her label disagrees. Here's the truth

Spotify says it paid Taylor Swift millions. Her label disagrees. Here's the truth | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The numbers getting thrown out are not apples to apples
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Does Twitter have a secret weapon for silencing trolls?

Does Twitter have a secret weapon for silencing trolls? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Luciana Berger, a member of British Parliament, has been receiving a stream of anti-Semitic abuse on Twitter. It only escalated after a man was jailed for tweeting her a picture with a Star of...
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iOS Security Flaw Opens iPhones to Data Mining

iOS Security Flaw Opens iPhones to Data Mining | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
On the heels of the WireLurker malware, a new iOS vulnerability has potentially emerged and this one could share all your private information with hackers. According to security research firm FireEye, a... Keep reading →
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Obama Urges FCC To Set 'Strongest Possible Rules' To Protect Net Neutrality

Obama Urges FCC To Set 'Strongest Possible Rules' To Protect Net Neutrality | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
On Monday, President Barack Obama came out in favor of the "strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality," endorsing a popular proposal that would empower the Federal Communications Commission to require Internet service providers to ...
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Ubuntu Linux Tablet is Real, Pre-Orders Start Before the end of This Year

Ubuntu Linux Tablet is Real, Pre-Orders Start Before the end of This Year | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Canonical confirms that it is working on a Ubuntu Touch Linux tablet, and aims for a release in early 2015 with pre-orders going live before this year's end
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Cyborg cockroaches can help find survivors through their voices

Cyborg cockroaches can help find survivors through their voices | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Someday, those vile, slimy cockroaches that make you shriek like a five-year-old girl might look more like little superheroes in some people's eyes.
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Sony Xperia Z3 review: Superb design and capabilities that best the Apple iPhone 6 | ZDNet

Sony Xperia Z3 review: Superb design and capabilities that best the Apple iPhone 6 | ZDNet | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Sony doesn't release too many smartphones on US carriers, but T-Mobile has a real winner here with the Z3. Matthew not only tested one out, he bought his own and put aside the iPhone 6 Plus.
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UK intellegence boss: U.S. tech firms command and control for terrorists

UK intellegence boss: U.S. tech firms command and control for terrorists | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Some US technology companies are "in denial" about the misuse of the internet by terrorists, the head of GCHQ Robert Hannigan has claimed.
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Acer's 12-Inch Switch Turns Into a Very Small Desktop PC

Acer's 12-Inch Switch Turns Into a Very Small Desktop PC | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Acer's new tablet, the Aspire Switch 12, claims to be five devices in one--though you may find some of them rather more useful than others.
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China is shooting down drones with lasers

China is shooting down drones with lasers | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Today, China revealed its first anti-drone laser weapon, on the heels of a similar deployment by the US military earlier this year. According to state media, the system can bring down a drone...
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Android Wear will soon be a remote control for your Sonos speakers

Android Wear will soon be a remote control for your Sonos speakers | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Picture the scene: you're throwing a house party with guests sipping at your expensive whiskey and a good time is being had by all. Suddenly,
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BlackBerry Passport In Red And White Now Available For Pre-Order

BlackBerry Passport In Red And White Now Available For Pre-Order | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Taking one look at the BlackBerry Passport is enough to make you realize that the company really did think out of the box for this device. The...
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Google Glass: Will its fate be Tablet PC or first iPhone?

Google Glass: Will its fate be Tablet PC or first iPhone? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The hottest tech product of 2013 has started to lose some its luster on the eve of CES. Still, there are couple things to keep in mind about Google Glass.
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Nexus 6 review: Google shows it can make a big-screen phone

Nexus 6 review: Google shows it can make a big-screen phone | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Which is easier to juggle on your daily commute: a small smartphone and tablet together, or a 6-inch phone that merges features from both? Consumers once
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Verizon Offering Pre-Black Friday Freebies (for Everyone)

Verizon Offering Pre-Black Friday Freebies (for Everyone) | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Verizon will be giving away loads of free goodies on Thanksgiving Eve (Nov. 26), even if you're not a customer.
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Microsoft bundles Office 365, Xbox and Skype subscriptions for $199

Microsoft bundles Office 365, Xbox and Skype subscriptions for $199 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
You may want to write this down so you can remember it later on, in case you really can't think of a better gift for someone in your life who depends on
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Here’s How To De-Register iMessage If You’ve Switched Platforms With Apple’s New Tool

Here’s How To De-Register iMessage If You’ve Switched Platforms With Apple’s New Tool | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Apple has added a new tool to its website for removing phone numbers from iMessage registration, even if you no longer have the iPhone in question and can't..
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Verizon and AT&T Are the Only Wireless Carriers Using 'Perma-Cookies' | WIRED

Verizon and AT&T Are the Only Wireless Carriers Using 'Perma-Cookies' | WIRED | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It’s called the ““perma-cookie.” As we told you last week, Verizon Wireless has embraced this privacy-busting digital marker, which could give marketers a way to track what you do online whether you want to be tracked or not. Basically, the U.S. wireless carrier is slipping the cookie onto the smartphones that tap the net via…
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Elon Musk’s Next Mission: Internet Satellites

Elon Musk’s Next Mission: Internet Satellites | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Elon Musk is a pioneer of electric cars and cheap rockets. Now the Tesla and SpaceX founder is looking at ways to make smaller, less-expensive satellites that can deliver Internet access across the globe.
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ShitExpress will send poop in a box anywhere in exchange for Bitcoins

ShitExpress will send poop in a box anywhere in exchange for Bitcoins | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
You can find absolutely anything on the internet, and services that send poop on your behalf to people who've incurred your hatred are old news. This new
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Here's Why Innovation Dies At Big Tech Companies, According To Steve Jobs

Here's Why Innovation Dies At Big Tech Companies, According To Steve Jobs | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
"They really have no feeling in their hearts about wanting to really help the customers."
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Nest Adds Outdoor Weather Updates to Its Learning Thermostat

Nest Adds Outdoor Weather Updates to Its Learning Thermostat | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Nest has today announced a handful of new features for users of its smart learning thermostat, which promise to provide more convenient access to information and reduced energy usage. Among the new features... Keep reading →
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Apple Watch Set For Spring Debut, 'iPad Pro' Later In 2015

Apple Watch Set For Spring Debut, 'iPad Pro' Later In 2015 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Though Apple is still struggling to meet demand for the iPhone 6 and recently revamped its iPad lineup, the company is already looking ahead to next year. Apple's retail vice president Angela Ahrendts told employees "we've got a watch launch coming in the spring," giving the new wearable a slightly [...]
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