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Karma’s new hotspot gives users a cloak of invisibility

Personal hotspot hardware provider Karma has announced a new security-focused product, Karma Black.

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Bloomberg: Spotify is planning another big podcast push

Spotify started its new year getting into the podcast game when it announced it was bringing on its first original content in a trio of music-related shows. Then in March, it partnered with WNYC to bring its podcasts to the platform.

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Twitter tests $99 subscription for auto-promoted tweets

Twitter is testing a subscription plan that charges users $99 a month to automatically promote tweets into strangers' timelines. This wouldn't be a service offered to all: Only those invited would be given the option to bellow out tweets to folks who...

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Scientists Use Ancient DNA to Identify Bizarre Species That Baffled Darwin

What has a body like a humpless camel, legs like a skinny rhino, and a face like the short-trunked saiga antelope? Until only recently, the accepted answer was Charles Darwin’s , and I paraphrase: “I have no idea what the hell this is.” Read more..

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Google Slapped With Record $2.7 Billion Fine in Europe For Manipulating Shopping Results

This morning, government regulators in Europe hit Google with a record €2.42 billion fine, roughly the equivalent of $2.7 billion US. The search engine company was found to be manipulating search results to favor its own shopping service, a violation of antitrust laws

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Top EPA Official ‘Bullied’ Scientist to Change Testimony About Dismissed Scientists

According to emails obtained by the New York Times , the top scientist on the Environmental Protection Agency’s scientific review board was instructed to downplay the mass dismissal of advisors when she testified before Congress. “I felt bullied,” she says now.

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Without Chrono Trigger, the SNES Classic Is Just a Fancy Brick

On Monday, Nintendo formally announced the feverishly-anticipated Super Nintendo Classic Edition , a miniature version of the beloved 16-bit console coming to stores this September.

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Tom Holland Confirms That Peter Parker Appeared in Iron Man 2 (UPDATED)

For years, it was one of the better fan theories out there, and now it’s confirmed to be true: Peter Parker was in Iron Man 2 .

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Watch SpaceX Outdo Itself With Second Successful Launch and Landing in 48 Hours [Updated]

Little by little, SpaceX manages to break new ground for itself with each successive launch. Today, Elon Musk’s aerospace startup will attempt to launch its second rocket within 48 hours. The launch window opens at 4:24PM EST and you can see it right here

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Hot New Cryptocoin Exchange Pledges to Pay Back Losses Following Flash Crash

Cryptocurrencies are risky as hell. A new competitor in the blockchain currency world, Ethereum , has recieved a lot of attention recently for its ridiculous gains in value. Many feared that a flash crash last week was a sign of shady dealings on the exchange, but the company behind it is reassuring investors that… Read more..

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