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Google Earth Pro Is Now Available for Free

Google Earth Pro , the premium version of Google's popular Google Earth service, is now free.

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Spotify Is Killing It, and That’s a Good Thing

Sony just made PlayStation immeasurably better by ditching its own Music Unlimited service for Spotify, bringing the world's most popular (and arguably best ) on-demand streaming service to the word's most popular next-gen gaming console. Read more..

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Finally a Movie Shows How French Electronic Music Is More Than Vocoders

Thanks to Daft Punk, the 1990s French "touch" electronic music scene has its legendary figures, masks and vocoder robot voices and button pushing and all. We've got the sound and look, but seriously, we're missing a little fiction to glorify the music's rise into one of the more influential electronic music movements ever. Read more...

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This Concept Has a Use For Old Modular Phone Parts: A Supercomputer

Modular phones are certainly a popular idea right now, even if they're currently failing to deliver on their promise .

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Why You Should Care That The FCC Is Trying To Redefine Broadband

In the wake of the ongoing net neutrality argument , another equally important squabble between regulators and telecoms companies has been overlooked. The FCC is trying to redefine 'broadband' as "internet which is actually fast enough to use", and telecoms companies don't like that one little bit.

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NASA’s Opportunity Has Now Explored the Martian Surface for 11 Years

Eleven years ago today—in fact, at this very minute (12:05 am ET)—NASA's Opportunity rover touched down on Mars for what was supposed to be a 90-day mission. Since then, Opportunity has proven to be an engineering marvel by traveling almost 26 miles on the Martian surface, more than any other off-Earth surface vehicle. Read more..

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​Why Google Is Strong-Arming Artists Into Signing With YouTube Music Key

Cello rock n' roller Zoë Keating is really upset that Google is trying to force her to sign over the rights to her music for its new streaming service, YouTube Music Key . If she won't play ball, she'll lose all of YouTube's monetization options, and her account will be demoted to a third-party account just like any other jerk on YouTube.

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An Illustrated Guide to Why Windows 10 Actually Impressed Me

Here is a tablet. A Surface Pro 3 , to be exact.

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Report: Google’s Finalizing a $1 Billion Investment in SpaceX Internet

It looks like Google is going to throw a ten-figure sum into Elon Musk's space internet dream. Both The Information and The Wall Street Journal report that the search giant is finalizing a $1 billion investment in SpaceX's recently revealed effort to offer global internet service through small satellites. It's a crazy idea that just might work

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The Bizarre, Glitchy Glory of Wiggling 3D-Map Disasters

Remember a couple years ago when everybody was freaking out about the all of the 3D-imaging fuckups in the new Apple Maps ? Well, those surreal portrayals of the world we live in, exist in many mapping services.

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