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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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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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Xiaomi Mi Note 3 surprisingly gets high scores on DxOMark

Since Xiaomi’s phones have never officially touched markets in the West, its camera prowess has never really put to the test. So it’s not exactly usual for DxOMark to put Xiaomi’s phones through its battery of benchmarks but now that it did, it turned out to be a pleasant surprise

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UCLA researchers create device that could revolutionize hydrogen vehicles

Researchers from UCLA have designed a new type of device that is able to use solar power to create and store energy.

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This PlayStation Plus 1-year subscription deal is under $40

A rare deal on PlayStation Plus membership has brought a year’s subscription down to under forty bucks, just ahead of the holidays.

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Saleen S1 is a boutique supercar bargain

During the LA Auto Show Saleen unveiled its latest supercar and the first car it has offered since that insane S7 many years ago. Th new car is called the S1 and Saleen has now announced the starting price for the sleek little beast. That price is surprisingly reasonable

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Google puts Android accessibility crackdown on hold

Android is often lauded for having an open platform that gives developers a lot of leeway to perform things many of the platform’s rivals withhold.

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This is the McLaren Senna: Compromise is not an option

What’s a driver to do when a “regular” McLaren isn’t quite fierce enough? The answer might be this, the McLaren Senna, latest model in the British automaker’s legendary Ultimate Series and named after the even more famous Formula 1 driver Ayrton Senna.

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Amazon Music Unlimited and Echo roll out to 28 new countries

Though it provides a good service, Amazon Music Unlimited suffers a bit for having arrived a little late to the party. At this point, Music Unlimited is only about 14 months old, and in that period of time, it’s only come to a select few regions, like the US, UK, Germany, and Japan.

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