LG shows off a gaming monitor with ultra-wide screen ~ Variety Report

LG shows off a gaming monitor with ultra-wide screen ~ Variety Report

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How the internet’s engineers are fighting mass surveillance

How the internet’s engineers are fighting mass surveillance

The Internet Engineering Task Force has played down suggestions that the NSA is weakening the security of the internet through its standardization processes, and has insisted that the nature of those processes will result in better online privacy for all.

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Ten of the biggest science and technology stories of 2014

Ten of the biggest science and technology stories of 2014

This past year was an exciting time for science researchers—new discoveries and advances were made and more was learned about space, sub-atomic physics, speeding up computers and historical accomplishments, to name just a few.

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Lizard Squad’s Xbox Live, PSN attacks were a ‘marketing scheme’ for new DDoS service

Lizard Squad's Xbox Live, PSN attacks were a 'marketing scheme' for new DDoS service

The devastating Christmas Day attacks against the gaming networks of Sony and Microsoft were a marketing scheme for a commercial cyberattack service, according to the hackers claiming responsibility for the attacks.

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The search for Australia’s lost hospital ship

The search for Australia's lost hospital ship

Gordon Rippon had just finished a four-hour watch on the bridge of the Centaur and was heading for bed. It was 04:00 on 14 May 1943 and the Centaur, an Australian hospital ship, was just east of Brisbane. It was heading for Papua New Guinea, where Australian troops were fighting the Japanese. The vessel was carrying a full medical staff and the Cairns-bound 2/12 Field Ambulance unit, plus a merchant crew.

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United Airlines sues 22-year-old who found method for buying cheaper plane tickets

United Airlines sues 22-year-old who found method for buying cheaper plane tickets

A young computer whiz from New York City has launched a site to help people buy cheap plane tickets. But an airline company and its travel partner want to shut him down.

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Grocery Delivery Startup Instacart Scores $220 Million Investment

Grocery Delivery Startup Instacart Scores $220 Million Investment

Instacart, the grocery delivery startup, disclosed in a regulatory filing Tuesday that it had closed a monster $210 million investment that a source says will increase to $220 million when all is said and done.

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If You Think the Sony Hack Was a PR Stunt, You’re an Idiot

If You Think the Sony Hack Was a PR Stunt, You’re an Idiot

Over the last few weeks, a handful of people have tweeted at me or emailed to ask what can only be described as a preposterously dumb question. They want to know if I’m behind Sony’s marketing campaign for The Interview or if “someone like me” has orchestrated the entire thing as a stunt.

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United Airlines sues 22-year-old who found method for buying cheaper plane tickets

United Airlines sues 22-year-old who found method for buying cheaper plane tickets

A young computer whiz from New York City has launched a site to help people buy cheap plane tickets. But an airline company and its travel partner want to shut him down. United Airlines and Orbitz filed a civil lawsuit last month against 22-year-old Aktarer Zaman, who founded the website Skiplagged.com last year. The site helps travelers find cheap flights by using a strategy called “hidden city” ticketing.

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