Tag Archives: internet

Sometimes silence speaks louder than Twitter

On November 13th, when a group of terrorists murdered 130 people in Paris without justification, I said nothing. Their aim was to provoke fear and chaos in the western world, and to cause tensions between otherwise peaceful peoples to spill into viol...

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MouseMingle is a dating site for Disney lovers

MouseMingle promises a whole new world of online dating -- one that could make you feel like you've got a chance for the first time in forever, since it connects you with fellow die-hard Disney fans. The website was created by Dave Tavres, a former D...

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How a Simple Wikipedia Edit Got a Guy Backstage Gig Passes

In the 21st century, you don’t need a record label connection or sexual favor to get backstage. All you need to know is how to edit a Wikipedia page.

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Ford is bringing Siri to 5 million SYNC-enabled cars

Most modern Ford cars come installed with its bespoke infotainment system called SYNC, allowing drivers to make calls, listen to various music streaming apps and keep their eyes on the road. The system already lets some owners remotely start their ca...

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Google is shutting down Songza’s music service on January 31st

It's been more than a year since Google bought Songza and started integrating its mood-savvy streaming into Play Music. And now, it seems, it's time for the service to ride into the sunset -- Songza has announced that it's shutting down all of its o...

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No, your Instagram account wasn’t hacked earlier today

A host of Instagram users were logged out of the app earlier today, causing varying degrees of panic that their accounts had been hacked.

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This Is What Happens in a World Ruled by Broadband Monopolies

An entire town in northern Canada just lost its internet . Not for a few minutes. Not even for a few hours.

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ICYMI: Holograms you can touch, holiday light tech and more

Today on In Case You Missed It: In hologram innovation that has nothing to do with Tupac, some Japanese scientists created a "Fairy Lights" system that can be manipulated with your fingers in a so-far subtle way. Holiday light warriors will want to h...

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The next phase of Engadget’s evolution

A year and a half ago, I told you that Engadget's editorial mission was going to change. Since then, we've delivered on that promise, telling stories about how and why technology is affecting the world we live in. Our editorial evolution continued, b...

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Wikipedia’s AI can automatically spot bad edits

Wikipedia has a new artificial intelligence service, and it could make the website a lot friendlier to newbie contributors. The AI, called Objective Revision Evaluation Service (ORES), will scour newly submitted revisions to spot any additions that l...

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