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Kendall Jenner Debuted a Fierce Look at the Givenchy Menswear Show

Your favorite supermodels just took over the Givenchy runway - Instagram H&M is working on a top-secret new brand - Lucky You won't have to wait much longer to buy Yeezy's latest sneaker - Racked Cara Delevingne's on her way to becoming a triple threat - InStyle All the cool kids are wearing backpacks - HuffPost Style Solange Knowles is the latest star to rock some skants - The Cut Is this the most stylish fitness gear ever? - SheFinds There's more than 1 way to style this classic Summer piece - Who What Wear Let's stop hating on J.Crew - Man Repeller

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Samsung Will Stop Breaking Windows Update With Its Crappy Bloatware

Earlier this week, a Microsoft security researcher wrote a scathing account of how Samsung’s SW Update tool (installed by default on all Samsung PCs) is disabling Windows Update, potentially leaving millions of computers vulnerable to critical security flaws.

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Selena Gomez Makes Lazy-Girl Outfits Look Ridiculously Sexy

While we appreciate the wow effect of patent leather, bondage-style costumes ( Taylor Swift, we're looking at you ), Selena Gomez makes a strong case for loungewear in her new music video for "Good For You." Since Selena's latest hit is all about feeling sexy, wearing diamonds, and abandoning a dress on the floor, we expected to see her in some racy, barely there outfits.

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Stop the Entertainment Lobby’s Dumb Attempt to Cripple Internet Privacy

If you’ve ever registered a domain name, you’ve probably stumbled across WHOIS , a series of databases that contains basic information on whoever registered a particular domain name. While WHOIS makes this information public by default, it’s long been possible to hide behind a proxy — something the entertainment industry is hellbent on changing

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You’re About to Start Finding Amazon’s Echo AI In Unexpected Places

Could Amazon actually win the race to build the most widely-used AI voice platform? As unlikely as it sounds, Amazon is pushing far harder than Microsoft or Apple to get its technology into the hands of other companies.

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Russia Is Banning the Internet Archive and Blaming It On Terrorism

Russian internet users can no longer time warp through internet history. This week, the Russian government blocked the Internet Archive domain–which makes the nonprofit’s popular and useful time-warping tool, the Wayback Machine, off limits. Read more..

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ICANN’s Tweaks to Domain Name Rules Could Put Your Privacy in Jeopardy

TG Storytime is a free community website for transgender authors, operated by Joe Six-Pack, himself a transgender author and publisher. If you look up the registration details of Joe’s domain tgstorytime.com using the WHOIS application, you get this result: Read more...

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Amazon Made Its Humans-For-Hire More Expensive, and Scientists are Angry

Amazon’s Mechanical Turk is a slightly bizarre service that outsources simple, repetitive tasks to strangers on the internet, often for laughably tiny sums of money. It’s popular among scientists as a means to carry out research; but recently, Amazon tweaked its pricing in a decidedly science-unfriendly manner. Read more...

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Lenovo’s Ideacenter Stick 300 Is a Windows PC on a Stick for $140

The computer-on-a-stick is not a new — nor always terribly successful —idea. But that hasn’t stopped Lenovo, which has announced its own stab at the concept: the Ideacenter Stick 300. Read more...

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Tip of the Day: Don’t Commit a Crime While Wearing a Fitbit

I mean, if you want to get caught committing a crime, please do wear your Fitbit. That’s what a Florida woman learned when she told police she’d been assaulted in March — only to have them examine her Fitbit and discover that the truth was a lot uglier and more awkward. Read more..

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