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  • newPhiladelphia families volunteer to host guests during Pope Francis' first U.S. visit

    Philadelphia families volunteer to host guests during Pope Francis' first U.S. visit

    Pope Francis, in case you haven't heard, will be visiting the United States in the fall of 2015.The pope confirmed earlier this month that he will attend the eighth World Meeting of Families, which will be held from Sept. 22 to 27, 2015, in Philadel…
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  • new7 reasons Cyber Monday is better than Black Friday

    7 reasons Cyber Monday is better than Black Friday

    This Friday, countless Americans will spend Thanksgiving Day with their families, celebrating all of the things they're grateful for in this world — all of which will then be promptly forgotten in exchange for Black Friday dealsSure, everybody lov…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Nov 14, 2:30pm -
  • newUK vinyl sales pass 1 million mark for first time in 18 years

    UK vinyl sales pass 1 million mark for first time in 18 years

    LONDON — It's been dismissed as pastime for hipsters, but collecting vinyl is once again big business — a £20 million ($31.5 million) business, to be specificNew figures released Thursday by the UK's Official Charts Company show this year's vin…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Nov 14, 2:16pm -
  • newBad Lip Reading marks Thanksgiving with a 'Hunger Games' double feature

    Bad Lip Reading marks Thanksgiving with a 'Hunger Games' double feature

    Bad Lip Reading, the YouTube channel that creates videos featuring hilarious dubbing that replaces original dialogue, is helping us all celebrate Thanksgiving.On Thursday, the channel released a new episode, above, that parodies 2013's The Hunger G…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 1:41pm -
  • newIn pictures, 2014 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    In pictures, 2014 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    The 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade went off relatively without a hitch Thursday, although New York police arrested a handful of Ferguson protesters who rallied at the eventIt was a chilly 36 degrees Fahrenheit, with scattered snow, on Th…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 12:47pm -

TechCrunch

  • newA Gift Guide For Watch Loving Ladies

    A Gift Guide For Watch Loving Ladies

     While almost anyone can wear any watch – some watch companies aim traditionally female watches at men with small wrists – a dedicated woman’s watch is beautiful, well-made, and timeless. Here are some of my favorites for the past year. Longin…
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  • newThese Aren’t The Drones You’re Looking For

    These Aren’t The Drones You’re Looking For

     As we approach the holiday season, San Francisco startup Doorman has been getting a lot of attention from the press — after all, by delivering packages when you’re actually home, rather than when it’s convenient for the delivery service, Door…
    - 43 mins ago, 27 Nov 14, 3:00pm -
  • newWindows Phone 8.1 Finally Breaks The 50% Market Share Threshold

    Windows Phone 8.1 Finally Breaks The 50% Market Share Threshold

     Windows Phone 8.1 accounted for more than 50 percent of all Windows Phone usage in November. It closed October with 46.7 percent of the market. Windows Phone 8, its predecessor, still controls 33.5 percent of the Windows Phone base. That amount wi…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 1:27pm -
  • newSpend Your Black Friday Funds Helping Crowdfund A Mission To The Moon

    Spend Your Black Friday Funds Helping Crowdfund A Mission To The Moon

     You have enough towels already. And owning more gadgets just means more under-utilized stuff gathering accusatory dust. So why not spend the Black Friday funds you’d set aside to spend on sales tomorrow helping to crowdfund a mission to The Moon…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 11:56am -
  • newTwitter Experiments With Engagement Stats Directly In Tweets

    Twitter Experiments With Engagement Stats Directly In Tweets

     Want to know just how many people actually care about what you’re tweeting? A new Twitter experiment spotted by ex-Twitter platform head Ryan Sarver will show many you how users are clicking on the links in the updates you post, with a handy link…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 11:40am -

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GigaOm

  • newLooks like the EU net neutrality debate will run into 2015

    Looks like the EU net neutrality debate will run into 2015

    The Council of the EU, representing the 28 member states, is currently debating how to finalize the strict net neutrality rules that the European Parliament handed it earlier this year. It…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 12:39pm -
  • new5 things a reporter is thankful for

    5 things a reporter is thankful for

    On this, the best of all holidays, I give thanks for Twitter, clouds, Seeking Alpha and, yes Larry Ellison -- just for being Larry Ellison.
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 12:00pm -
  • newSyrian Electronic Army hacks websites via Gigya’s login service

    Syrian Electronic Army hacks websites via Gigya’s login service

    A number of large websites that use the Gigya social-login and commenting service were hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army on Thursday, using a vulnerability in the company's DNS settings at…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 10:40am -
  • newIt seems Microsoft is buying email app Acompli

    It seems Microsoft is buying email app Acompli

    An overeager Microsoft exec, Rajesh Jha, created a post on the official Microsoft blog with the URL http://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2014/11/25/microsoft-acquires-acompli/, as reported by Mark Wilson, which as the URL indicates, makes it look like M…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 9:29am -
  • newJolla Tablet could get cellular connectivity as money pours in

    Jolla Tablet could get cellular connectivity as money pours in

    Having hit the crowdfunding target it set for its new tablet in just two hours, the Finnish mobile upstart Jolla has, eight days later, achieved that goal three times over. With…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 9:16am -

CNET YouTube

The Renault Megane 275 Trophy is a Lord of the Ring
When someone dared to take the fwd lap record at the Nürburgring away from Renault, the Frenchmen fought back The result is the Megane 275 Trophy and XCAR took it out for a spin to find out more.
- 5 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 10:14am -
How the Samsung Galaxy Note got its pen in CNET UK podcast 412
The Samsung Galaxy Note almost came with a toothpick, we're going back to Jurassic World, and BT has its sights on O2 -- or maybe EE.
- 11 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 4:55am -
Apple Byte - Apple looks to Virtual Reality
http://www.cnet.com/apple-byte/Apple is pursuing virtual reality harder than it ever has before. The iPhone 6 can play 4K video, and the best Black Friday deals for Apple products.
- 22 hours ago, 26 Nov 14, 6:08pm -
Olympus E-PL7's mainstream appeal
A good interchangeable-lens series for budding enthusiasts gets better.
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Tomorrow Daily - 093: Underwater cities, MST3K's new website, robot security guards and more
Read the blog post: http://cnet.co/11VrUToOn today's show, we discuss a Japanese design firm's plans for a futuristic underwater city, the newest way to watch your favorite Mystery Science Theater episodes, and Microsoft's fleet of robot security gu…
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CNET Update - Sparing no expense, 'Jurassic World' features Gear smartwatch
Read the CNET article: http://cnet.co/1vPyZBzSamsung products find a way into the latest "Jurassic Park" movie, Amazon launches Local Services, and Twitter tests coupon offers.
- 23 hours ago, 26 Nov 14, 4:32pm -

Gizmodo

  • newWhy It's A Lot Harder To Spill Beer Than Coffee

    Why It's A Lot Harder To Spill Beer Than Coffee

    I think it's well known that beer is one of mankind's greatest inventions. But aside from the perfect taste, and ability to make in-laws seem magically more tolerable, it turns out that beer also has its very own built-in anti-spill mechanism. Read…
    - 43 mins ago, 27 Nov 14, 3:00pm -
  • newI Can't Stop Watching These Parade Balloon Accident Videos

    I Can't Stop Watching These Parade Balloon Accident Videos

    Like stock car races or primary debates, balloon parades are an alleged form of entertainment that's mostly just boring until something goes wrong. Fortunately, with balloon accidents the resulting injuries are primarily psychic in nature—measure…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Nov 14, 2:30pm -
  • newAmazon's GoPro Hero 4 Bundle Includes a $50 Gift Card and 32GB MicroSD

    Amazon's GoPro Hero 4 Bundle Includes a $50 Gift Card and 32GB MicroSD

    GoPro's brand new Hero4 Silver is the first GoPro with an integrated LCD touchscreen, and packs advanced features like 2.7K recording at 30FPS and Wi-Fi connectivity. Yesterday's L.L. Bean $40 cash discount was the first deal we'd seen on it, but…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 2:10pm -
  • newTurkey Does Not Make You Sleepy After You Eat It

    Turkey Does Not Make You Sleepy After You Eat It

    Turkey does not make you drowsy after you eat it. Now to be clear, turkey does contain tryptophan. Tryptophan is an amino acid which the human body doesn't naturally produce, but is essential to proper body function and, thus, must be acquired from…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 2:00pm -
  • newThe Best Black Friday Gaming Deals

    The Best Black Friday Gaming Deals

    Retailers took their time, but this is an amazing set of Black Friday gaming deals. Deals will be hyperlinked as they go live.Read more...
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 1:10pm -

PC World

  • new10 excellent movies to stream on Netflix over Thanksgiving weekend

    10 excellent movies to stream on Netflix over Thanksgiving weekend

    Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year to gather on the couch andwatch a good movie. While we're sitting there, moaning in pain, havingeaten too much yet again, and thinking about how miserable it was totravel, and how crazy our family members a…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Nov 14, 2:27pm -
  • newSyrian Electronic Army posts hacking message on several news sites

    Syrian Electronic Army posts hacking message on several news sites

    A hacker group called the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) scared visitors to several news websites on Thursday by posting rogue pop-up messages saying they’d been hacked.According to reports from users on Twitter the affected sites included those of…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 12:50pm -
  • newFastest LTE speed will be out of reach for most users

    Fastest LTE speed will be out of reach for most users

    LTE’s theoretical maximum download speed will increase to 450 Mbps next year—but the upgrade will be out of reach for most users, as many mobile operators simply don’t have enough radio spectrum.The broadband speed users get depends on a myriad…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 12:45pm -
  • newEU net neutrality discussions to continue into the next year

    EU net neutrality discussions to continue into the next year

    The European Union’s net neutrality legislation isn’t dead yet: EU telecommunications ministers discussing the issue Thursday delayed a decision on the proposed law until next year.Thursday’s meeting of the Council of the EU discussed what to d…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 11:50am -
  • newOver 23,000 Web servers infected with CryptoPHP backdoor

    Over 23,000 Web servers infected with CryptoPHP backdoor

    Over 23,000 Web servers were infected with a backdoor called CryptoPHP that’s bundled with pirated themes and plug-ins for popular content management systems.CryptoPHP is a malicious script that provides remote attackers with the ability to execute…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Nov 14, 11:00am -

LifeHacker

Engadget

  • The Teen Brain “Shuts Down” When It Hears Mom’s Criticism
    Neuroscientists scanned the brains of teenagers while they listened to criticism from their Moms. Areas of the teens' brains involved emotional regulation and taking other people's perspective appeared to shut down while they listened to the criticis…
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  • 10 British Shows You Need to Stream on Netflix This Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, and hey, since being kind of contrary is the American way, why not celebrate this most delicious of holidays by watching some of the best TV from the country so many of those early settlers were fleeing? Yes, everybody…
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  • The Weirdest Incidents Involving Wild Turkeys This Week
    Wild turkeys were “everywhere” on Cape Cod, despite having once been extinct in Massachusetts. The birds were also booming again in Ohio, Florida, Texas, Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, and New Jersey, where turkey numbers had increased a thousand-fol…
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  • A Stylish App That Helps You Stick to a Budget
    Most users don’t need charts, they just need to know if a new pair of shoes is going to blow the weekly budget.The post A Stylish App That Helps You Stick to a Budget appeared first on WIRED.
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  • The Next Era of Designers Will Use Data as Their Medium
    Design has been focused on the surfaces of computing, rendering pixels on screens. But now data is becoming an articulate medium of design, in its own right.The post The Next Era of Designers Will Use Data as Their Medium appeared first on WIRED.
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BoingBoing

Tech Republic

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Protests Around the Country for Michael Brown | Mashable
Since the announcement of the verdict against Darren Wilson, cities across the country have been partaking in protests for Michael Brown. http://www.mashable.comLIKE us on FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/mashable.videoFOLLOW us on TWITTER: http://…
- 1 day ago, 26 Nov 14, 2:56pm -
Sights and Sounds of New York's Protest in Solidarity With Ferguson | Mashable
http://www.mashable.comLIKE us on FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/mashable.videoFOLLOW us on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/mashablevideoFOLLOW us on TUMBLR: http://mashable.tumblr.comFOLLOW our INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/mashableJOIN our circle…
- 2 days ago, 25 Nov 14, 6:59pm -
The Aftermath of Darren Wilson's Grand Jury Decision So Far | Mashable
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- 2 days ago, 25 Nov 14, 4:40pm -
Riots in Ferguson after no indictment for Darren Wilson | Mashable
President Obama called for a calm response to the St. Louis Grand Jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson Monday night. He appealed for the words of Mike Brown's family to be heeded. He broke new ground, in the traditionally cautious real…
- 2 days ago, 25 Nov 14, 10:55am -
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: PETA Protests Naked Against SeaWorld | Mashable
PETA volunteers demonstrate naked - wearing only body paint to resemble orcas - protest the SeaWorld float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. http://www.mashable.comLIKE us on FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/mashable.videoFOLLOW us on TWITTER:…
- 2 days ago, 25 Nov 14, 10:15am -
22 Years of Unarmed Black Men Killed by Police | Mashable
As Ferguson braces for the grand jury's decision on whether to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson with criminal charges related to the shooting death of Michael Brown—and the protests expected to follow—Mashable has chronicled several p…
- 3 days ago, 24 Nov 14, 11:48am -