New livestreaming apps Meerkat
help people share snippets of their lives—but they also gobble down data. Enough data that you might blow past your data cap. If you’re serious about streaming, you might need a bigger data plan!
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PlayStation Home, one of the most ambitious (and weirdest) things Sony has ever done with video games, closes down today. It will not be missed, but it should at least be remembered.
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Amazon’s latest experimental product is the Dash button
, a programmable key that makes reordering essentials like laundry detergent as easy as pushing Start on the microwave. Is this the best thing that ever happened to busy America? Or a sign that we’ve become the docile servants of our Amazon Prime accounts?
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The Department of Defense has spent $66 billion since 2002 rebuilding Afghanistan. But amazingly, it can’t account for $45 billion of that money. That’s billion with a capital B.
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It’s not news that America’s internet is shitty and slow
. Anyone who’s ever stared glass-eyed at a Netflix video that won’t load or stuttered through a glitchy Skype call knows that the United States leaves its citizens starving for bandwidth. But the latest data about worldwide internet speeds shows some even harsher truths.
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