Roku Is Warning Users That ‘Non-Certified Channels’ Are Not to Be Trusted

Streaming media player Roku has begun to crack down on those among its more than 1,000 privately operated channels which are distributing pirated content, TechCrunch reported, and is warning users that subscribe to them that it can shut down the channels any time it chooses.

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Picture of the day for August 17, 2017

Wikipedia picture of the day on August 17, 2017: A male Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) on the island of Rinca in the Komodo National Park. The world’s largest living species of lizard: to celebrate the Proclamation of Indonesian Independence on 17 August 1945 http://ift.tt/2icYNTI

The Waterproof Tile Pro Series Solves Almost All Of The Tile’s Problems

The new Tile Pro series, featuring the gold and white Tile Style, and the grey Tile Sport, are basically the Tile Mate’s cooler, younger siblings.

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The New Film From the Director of The Lobster Is Less Weird, More Creepy

In 2015, director Yorgos Lanthimos released one of the weirdest, most unique, and darkly funny genre films in recent memory: The Lobster. His next film has a similar look, but feels very, very different, at least according to its first trailer. It’s called The Killing of a Sacred Deer.

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Cloudflare CEO on Terminating Service to Neo-Nazi Site: ‘The Daily Stormer Are Assholes’

Internet companies typically take a hands-off approach to offensive content on their networks, erring on the side of maintaining an open internet. But this approach sometimes ends in PR disaster. For Twitter, the debate has bubbled up in the form of rampant harassment, and the company has responded by slowly,…

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