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E3 loves LA, staying through 2015

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Video game journalists worried about not being able to make their annual trek to Amoeba Records and Secret Headquarters Comics can breathe a collective sigh of relief -- through 2015, at least. The Entertainment Software Association, the organization behind E3,… Go To Full Article

The Internet Map

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Ever wonder what a map of 350,000 websites would look like? Well, wonder no more because some guy did just that. Go To Full Article

Ubisoft UPlay may accidentally contain web plugin exploit

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If you've played Assassin's Creed 2 (or other Ubisoft games), you may have installed more stealthy infiltration than you bargained for. Some snooping by Tavis Ormandy around Ubisoft's UPlay looks to have have discovered that the service's browser plugin, meant… Go To Full Article

Google Wallet hack hits Verizon Galaxy S III

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Verizon may not want you to have Google Wallet on your phone, but that won't stop intrepid rooters and hackers from shoehorning the app into Big Red's handsets. Mike Beauchamp and Dustin Evans took some time away from their recent… Go To Full Article

Apple reports 3 million Mountain Lion downloads in four days

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We heard some rumblings ahead of the weekend from third-party sources, and like clockwork, Apple has kicked the week off with its weekend box office returns. According to Cupertino's numbers, the latest version of OS X hit 3 million downloads… Go To Full Article

Kuratas, the 13-foot mech: unleashes your inner Ripley, costs $1.35 million

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Suidobashi Heavy Industries has put the finishing touches to its latest project, the 4.4-ton Kuratas. Mobile suit obsessives around the world can thank artist Kogoro Kurata and robotics expert Wataru Yoshizaki for the robot frame, which has space to house… Go To Full Article

CIA dragonfly drone almost beat modern UAVs by 40 years, was swatted

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US intelligence agencies were just as obsessed with drone spying 40 years ago as they are nowadays -- only then, it was pipe-smoking entomologists and watchmakers who were in charge of building prototypes. Back in the '70s, the CIA needed… Go To Full Article

ThecusOS 5.0 Released for NAS Servers

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The new ThecusOS 5.0 has been released! This means that users will be able access more innovative functions with their Thecus NAS. Dedicated Thecus users know that Thecus NAS utilizes the best and most up-to-date hardware. The new ThecusOS 5.0… Go To Full Article

US soldiers to wear blast sensors in Afghanistan, collect shock data

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Starting next month, around one thousand frontline personnel in Afghanistan will begin testing the Soldier Body Unit, a sensor kit for recording the effects of explosions on the human body. While that's not the most pleasant of subjects, the blast… Go To Full Article

Apple begins censoring books

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Apple has decided that the best way to deal with competition is to censor all books that mention its rivals. The policy appears to be that if you want an ebook to be used in the iTunes… Go To Full Article

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