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FCC Commissioner faces Reddit AMA.

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Mignon Clyburn, Commissioner of the USA Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently did a one hour Ask Me Anything (AMA) on Reddit. The FCC has recently been the center of much debate and controversy. Some weeks ago they gained the collective ire of the US when they failed to make a decision on net neutrality and choose instead to push the ... Read More »

Alienware Alpha “Console” Now Shipping

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If you can remember months ago, Steam Machines were being developed and tested. Dell and Alienware were slated to develop a SteamOS-based console, but decided to also make a standalone console as well. The Alienware Alpha is said console, but it is closer related to a small form factor PC than the PS4 and Xbox One. It was announced earlier ... Read More »

New from Nokia; N1 Tablet and Z Launcher.

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Yesterday Nokia tweeted the picture of a mysterious black box, and told us to wait a day for some big news. Today we discovered the contents of the box; the Nokia N1, an android based tablet. This device is a strange Hail Mary for the Finish tech company that once bragged about being the largest mobile phone vendor worldwide.  Last ... Read More »

Intel announces S2600TP Server Family

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Today, Intel announced the S2600TP family of dual socket servers targeted at high-performance computing, cloud and data storage solutions, which support the Xeon E5-2600 V3 processor line. Read More »

Anonymous vs. KKK

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Internet group Anonymous has taken over the twitter account of the Ku Klux Klan, a USA white supremacy group. The story stems from Ferguson Missouri, where in August of this year Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager was shot and killed by a white police officer named Darren Wilson.  This event has led to civil unrest in the form of ... Read More »

The Windows 8 Userbase is Catching Up with XP

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NetMarketShare recently released the October statistics for operating systems, and it seems that Windows 8 is on its way to passing XP in total number of users. Of Windows 8.1 alone, the market share has leapt from 6.7% last September to 10.9% October. Combine that with the 5.88% of Windows 8 users who haven’t downloaded the 8.1 update, which brings ... Read More »

YouTube Plans Music Subscription Service

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Ever since the website began, YouTube has been a popular place listen to music. At first, it was basically a wild west where anyone uploaded whatever songs they wanted, regardless of whether they actually had permission to do so. Luckily for those with ethical and moral concerns, YouTube soon made a deal with the recording industry to give ad royalities ... Read More »

Heroes of the Storm Invites Newbies to the Nexus

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If you’re anything like me, you’re chomping at the bits for an invite to Blizzard’s new MOBA offering, Heroes of the Storm. And while invites are still hard to come by in this early phase, those eager for some tower-stomping action might just get a magic ticket to alpha via the “Bring your Friends to the Brawl” giveaway. Players who’ve ... Read More »

This Week in Crowdfunding: 10/03/2014

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Welcome to This Week in Crowdfunding: a roundup of promising and/or interesting Kickstarter and Indiegogo projects that are currently underway. Crowdfunding has exploded in recent years, drawing rookies and industry veterans alike. There are good games coming out of crowdfunding, like Wasteland 2 and Shovel Knight, and this feature aims to spotlight interesting upcoming projects. However, it should be noted that not every ... Read More »