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Ukraine’s Acting President Puts All Armed Forces On Full Combat Alert

Saturday, March 1, 2014

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In a stunning 24 hours, it now appears that Russia and the Ukraine are one formal announcement away from a state of war. From moments ago, as reported by Bloomberg: UKRAINE ACTING PRESIDENT PUTS ALL FORCES ON FULL COMBAT ALERT And this, as reported by the NYT, virtually assures the escalation to a hot war, more »

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Comcast and Time Warner Cable’s $45 billion merger puts 30 million customers under one roof

Thursday, February 13, 2014

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It’s official: Confirming the leaks from last night, Comcast has announced it will acquire Time Warner Cable. This combination of the country’s #1 and #2 cable companies will stretch from coast to coast, as TWC controls markets like New York City and… Engadget RSS Feed

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‘Twitter Commerce’ leak puts a buy button next to retweet and favorite

Friday, January 31, 2014

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Your Twitter feed is probably already overflowing with breaking news, sponsored ads and play-by-play reactions of the latest Game of Thrones, but a new element may soon grace your timeline: a buy button. Documents found on Fancy.com’s website propose … Engadget RSS Feed

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Amazon puts Kindle Fire HDX on interest-free payment plan, starting at $57

Sunday, December 15, 2013

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Short on cash? Amazon wants to sell you a Kindle Fire HDX anyway. As of today, you can pick up the shopping giant’s flagship slate on a quarterly payment plan. Naturally, the amount of each installment varies based on the size and configuration you … Engadget RSS Feed

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Team Omidyar, World Police: eBay puts user data on a “silver platter” for law enforcement

Sunday, December 15, 2013

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Omidyar’s dual role as billionaire titan of the Big Data industry and outraged champion of anti-government whistleblowers means that secrets that rightfully belong to The People are now are controlled by a man whose wealth and power are directly dependent on profitable relationships with global law enforcement. BlackListedNews.com

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Fitch puts US credit rating under review for downgrade

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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Global credit rating agency Fitch has put the United States’ ‘AAA’ credit rating on “rating watch negative” based on stalled debt ceiling negotiations. BlackListedNews.com

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Sony unveils bevy of Walkman devices, puts premium on hi-res audio playback

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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If you prefer Walkman hardware instead of its app incarnation, Sony’s got a fleet of new models for you to consider. Headlining the new gadgets are the ZX1 and F880 series, which boast a 1GHz dual-core processor, 854 × 480 touch screen, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, an “S-Master HX” digital amp and high-res audio playback (192kHz/24bit) more »

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DOJ Puts Another Leaker In Jail: The War On Whistleblowers Rolls On | Techdirt

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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DOJ Puts Another Leaker In Jail: The War On Whistleblowers Rolls On | Techdirt: ‘via Blog this’ Interesting News Items

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Oppo N1 puts a 13MP camera on a hinge, keeps selfie addicts happy

Monday, September 23, 2013

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Oppo’s been prepping its photography-centric N1 for quite some time, but at last, the teasing stops today as the company unveils its first N-Lens series device in Beijing. We’re looking at a 1.7GHz quad-core APQ8064 phone with a 5.9-inch 1080p display, a backside touch panel (for scrolling and taking photos) and a generous 3,610mAh battery, more »

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Tesco puts its name to a budget 7-inch tablet in the UK: the £119 Hudl

Monday, September 23, 2013

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Not content with flogging other people’s smartphones and tablets, now UK supermarket chain Tesco has become the latest to launch one of its own. Priced at £119 and available from September 30th, the Hudl features a 7-inch (1,440 x 900 pixel) display for watching those Blinkbox titles in 720p, quad-core 1.5GHz processor, stock Android 4.2.2, more »

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