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Month: May 2018

Ticketfly takes its websites offline as it scrambles to recover from hack

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Events ticketing company Ticketfly has been compromised by a digital attack, according to an announcement today on Twitter. “Following recent site issues,” the statement reads, “we determined that Ticketfly has been the target of a cyber incident. To protect our clients and fans, and to secure the website and related data, we have temporarily taken […]

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Here’s what Earth looks like from the US’s most advanced weather satellite

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Almost three months after launching into space, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) latest weather satellite, called GOES-17, sent us its first official images of our planet. The incredible views, which were captured on May 20th and made public today, were taken even as the satellite is having some issues with one of […]

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Cryptocurrency mining rigs are just PCs — so why won’t Stripe let you sell them?

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At the end of 2017, and the height of the cryptocurrency craze, Noah Katz decided to start a mining rig company called Artesian Future Technology. His plan was simple: he would make custom computers for people who didn’t have the time or know-how to do so on their own, but wanted to enter the wildly […]

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Kayak’s Trip Huddle helps make group trip planning less of a headache

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Kayak has introduced a new tool intended to take away some of the frustration of planning group travel. Called Kayak Trip Huddle, the feature allows people to collaboratively decide on major decisions of a group trip, such as where to stay and what destinations to hit up. A group leader will have to start the […]

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AMD Preps New Ryzen 2000-Series CPUs: 45W Ryzen 7 2700E & Ryzen 5 2600E

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AMD is gearing up to release four new Ryzen 2000-series processors based on a listing in ASRock’s CPU compatibility chart. The new Ryzen 5 2600E and Ryzen 7 2700E products feature a reduced TDP and are aimed at SFF and fanless systems, whereas the Ryzen 3 2300X, as well as the Ryzen 5 2500X parts, are […]

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Why it’s time to study how rocket emissions change the atmosphere

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Every time a rocket launches, it produces a plume of exhaust in its wake that leaves a mark on the environment. These plumes are filled with materials that can collect in the air over time, potentially altering the atmosphere in dangerous ways. It’s a phenomenon that’s not well-understood, and some scientists say we need to […]

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Cooler Master Releases MasterCase H500M

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Cooler Master has launched a new case in the MasterCase H500M. The latest addition sits on top of their H-series lineup and seemingly based off of the H500P with some notable design changes including more glass panels and addressable RGB lighting on the front 200mm fans. The case includes both a mesh and glass front […]

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Microsoft is killing off Groove Music iOS and Android apps

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Microsoft retired its Groove Music streaming service last year, but promised to keep investing in the app for Windows 10 users. That investment won’t continue for iOS and Android users, though. “Tomorrow we’re notifying customers that on December 1, 2018, the Groove Music iOS and Android apps will also be retired and, effective June 1, […]

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Westworld star James Marsden will star in the Sonic the Hedgehog movie

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James Marsden will star in the film adaptation of Sonic The Hedgehog, Variety reports. It’s unclear what role the Westworld actor will play, and whether he’ll voice the iconic character or act as one of those ill-advised humans from later Sonic games. A hybrid live-action / animated Sonic film has been on the books since […]

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Google launches a beta of Neighbourly, an app for crowdsourcing local questions

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Google is taking another shot at social apps with the beta release of Neighbourly, a new, hyperlocal-focused app designed to answer your questions, via The Next Web. The company envisions Neighbourly as a sort of crowdsourced city guide. The residents who know your city best can use the app to share tips, tricks, shortcuts, and […]

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