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Bitcoin goes mainstream with futures trading on Wall Street

There must have been a great deal of confusion, apprehension, and even ridicule in ancient times when people moved from directly trading goods to the abstraction of wealth we call “money”. We might now be entering such times again with the birth and growth of cryptocurrency, specifically bitcoin. Although already nearly a decade old, bitcoin has yet to be taken … Continue reading

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Mod gives Google’s Home Mini speaker its ‘missing’ line-out jack

For many, Google's Home Mini speaker has one key disadvantage over Amazon's Echo Dot: there's no line-out jack. If you want more powerful sound without buying a higher-priced model, you have to stream to a Chromecast-equipped speaker system

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15 Bride and Bridesmaid Robes for a Stylish Wedding Day

Of the many details you need to handle for your wedding day, one of our favorites is  This comes in tons of hues, making it easy to coordinate with your wedding. Available in sizes XS/S to M/L. Your bridesmaids will love receiving this pretty pink robe.

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Instagram’s new Direct app splits off private messaging

Facebook’s war against Snapchat continues and this time it is using Instagram as its proxy. The popular social photo sharing platform has just rolled out a limited test of its new Direct private messaging app that removes the same functionality from the main Instagram app.

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Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection brings 12 titles together

Some games have almost become synonymous with the genres they represent. First person shooters have Doom, JRPGs have Final Fantasy, and MMOs have WoW. When it comes to arcade fighting games, there is probably no name that rings louder than Street Fighter.

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‘Street Fighter’ anthology brings online play to classic brawlers

The original Street Fighter turned 30 this year, and Capcom is marking it in style... if a little late. It's releasing a Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection in May 2018 that not only bundles many of the pre-3D titles (ranging from the first g...

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‘Evil Within 2’ trial gives you a taste of surreal survival horror

Free trials (aka demos) are good ways to get a feel for a game before you buy, but they could be particularly helpful for The Evil Within 2.

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The #1 Flat-Shoe Style to Invest in This Season

Just like us, celebrities have a special place in their hearts for flat shoes. While 2017 has seen its fair share of celebrity outfits paired with sneakers, ballet flats, and loafers, there's a new flat-shoe trend in town that actually isn't new at all.

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Big Little Lies Is Coming Back – Which Means a Lot More Outfits With Hidden Meaning

Aside from an unbeatable soundtrack , here's one more thing the Big Little Lies HBO series had that the book didn't : a very talented costume designer, Alix Friedberg, who was behind the wardrobe of every character on the show of season one. Friedberg depicted so much about the women of Monterey, CA, through their outfits alone

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The One Item You Can Wear All Season Long

Traveling during the holidays might sound like fun when you're booking your ticket, but it comes with its own set of headaches once your departure date rolls around.

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