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"Two years ago we launched Google Cast, an extension for Chrome that allowed you to show content from your favorite websites on the best screen in your home — your TV — using Chromecast. Whether watching your favorite show on Netflix, or sharing a photo slideshow at a family gathering, Google Cast makes it easy to extend the web to the big screen."
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Apple could be ordered to pay billions of euros in back taxes in the Republic of Ireland under a European Union ruling expected on Tuesday.
3. Apple: You can have taxes or you can have jobs, but you can't have both Added by Gozzin on August 30th 2016.
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As the virtual reality industry continues to grow, there is a growing product market for technologies enhancing users’ experience. Seeing in a virtual reality world is no longer enough, but feeling like you are in the VR world is what consumers now want. A new exoskeleton created by Dexta Robotics solves this problem by interfacing with VR games to enact feeling to users in accordance to what they see through the game.
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The US government has put its weight behind efforts to create an economically viable fusion reactor, endorsing a new category of designs that could become the most efficient and viable yet. Re-creating the atom fusing processes that sustain the sun on Earth has long been one of the holy grails of modern physics. Hydrogen fusion has been powering out Sun for the past 4.5 billion years now, and it’s still going strong — a machine that could safely and stably harvest these processes would offer humanity safe, clean, and virtually endless energy.
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Over 25 million accounts associated with forums hosted by Russian internet giant Mail.ru have been stolen by hackers.Two hackers carried out attacks on three separate game-related forums in July and August. One forum alone accounted for almost half of the breached data -- a little under 13 million records; the other two forums make up over 12 million records.
Submitted on August 24th 2016 by alicybersec
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How does a person in lockdown get and transmit information?
1. 3 Big Achievements of the Clinton Foundation That the Right Wing Will Never Be Able to Smear Added by spaceghoti on August 26th 2016.
2. Now Hillary has a big Clinton Foundation problem, too. By Chris Cillizza Added by AdelleChattre on August 26th 2016.
3. Clinton Foundation Still Not Criminal [Per Se], Still Not Great for Hillary. By Jonathan Chait Added by AdelleChattre on August 26th 2016.
4. Consultant Raised Cash for Hillary Clinton, Used Access to Seek Meeting for Coal Giant, Emails Reveal. By Lee Fang Added by AdelleChattre on August 26th 2016.
5. Emails: Clinton aide arranged meeting with foundation partner. By Katie Bo Williams Added by AdelleChattre on August 26th 2016.
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The streets of Paris will look completely different late next month. City officials have announced a plan to enforce a daylong car ban on Sunday, September 25. Parisians will need to leave their car keys at the door from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Last year’s ban was limited to a handful of neighborhoods in the heart of the city, but this year’s has been expanded to include a majority of the districts in central Paris. The city hall predicts that 400 miles’ worth of pavement — including the most touristic areas — will be mostly car-free on the 25th.
Submitted on August 30th 2016 by socialiguana
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Google is moving onto Uber’s turf with its own ride-sharing service in San Francisco that would help commuters carpool at far cheaper rates, according to a person familiar with the matter, jumping into a booming but fiercely competitive market.
Submitted on August 30th 2016 by ubthejudge
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It’s hard enough to get an Internet connection in some parts of America. But recent court judgments could halt a series of initiatives that were slowly taking broadband to poor and remote areas. Around the U.S., many cities have established their own broadband schemes to provide high-speed Internet access in areas where commercial providers have yet to offer a competitive service. These schemes, known as municipal broadband networks, typically supply Internet connections at lower prices than commercial offerings...
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Apple's official statement on the EU ruling against its Irish tax arrangements tells you all you need to know about what is at stake: You can have taxes or you can have jobs, but Apple is in no mood to deliver both. After learning on Tuesday morning that the EU expects Apple to pay 13 billion euros — equal to 11 billion pounds or $14.5 billion — in back taxes, the company said, "It will have a profound and harmful effect on investment and job creation in Europe."
Submitted on August 30th 2016 by dynamite
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Kim Dotcom’s extradition appeal with the New Zealand High Court isn’t far off now, with a planned six weeks set aside for the hearing. Because of international interest in it, Dotcom has requested it be live streamed around the world, but the government wants to stop that and has counter-requested that the court not allow it.
Submitted on August 27th 2016 by Apolatia
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