The ‘Dude You’re Getting a Dell’ Guy Condemns Trump’s Excuses for Nazis

Ben Curtis, aka the “Dude, you’re getting a Dell” guy, served as Dell Computer’s pitchman for years and remains one of the most iconic symbols of the company.
On Tuesday, Dell CEO Michael Dell insisted on remaining part of a (now-dissolved) presidential council while many others resigned in protest following Trump’s…

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Maybe Apple’s One Billion Dollar Original Content Push Will Actually Be Good

So far, Apple’s original video content has been the least Apple-style product that Apple has produced in modern times. The few shows that the company has produced have committed a sin that’s even worse than being bad—they’re lame. Well, the company announced today that it’s digging into its bottomless coffers and…

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MoviePass’ New Unlimited Movies in Theaters Deal Sounds Amazing—But There’s a Catch

What is the sweet spot for getting people to join a movie theater ticket subscription service? For six years, MoviePass has struggled to answer that question and now, under former Netflix exec Mitch Lowe, it’s introducing a radical plan: Selling customers data and charging $10 a month for all the silver screen action…

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Smart Locks Used by Airbnb Get Bricked by Software Update

There are many reasons not to buy a smart lock, but high on the list is the risk of getting remotely locked out of your shit. For hundreds of customers using Lockstate’s smart locks, that potentiality became a reality last week—with some Airbnb users getting screwed the hardest.

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Microsoft Exec Insists Surface Products Don’t Suck in Leaked Memo

Microsoft is in full-on damage control mode after Consumer Reports removed its recommendation of Surface laptop and tablet products last week. According to a purportedly leaked internal memo, the company acknowledges the issues that its Surface products have had, but executives say the main criticisms have been…

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A Copyright Claim Was Reportedly Used to Stop Ad Blocking, But It’s Complicated

A certain portion of the internet is freaking out over a change to an important list used by ad blockers that facilitates their function. Popular coding repository GitHub received a DMCA request (the same tool copyright holders use to remove links to pirated music and movies online) to remove a domain name from the ad…

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Swedish Journalist Missing After Crowdfunded Submarine Sinks

When the UC3 Nautilus was first launched in 2008, it was touted as the world’s largest privately built submarine. It’s had some trouble along the way but was back in action this year. On Friday, however, it sunk off the coast of Denmark and authorities are concerned about a missing woman who had allegedly been on…

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