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New York Times’s Moscow Bureau Was Targeted by Hackers by NICOLE PERLROTH and DAVID E. SANGER


By NICOLE PERLROTH and DAVID E. SANGER

A spokeswoman for The Times said there was no evidence that any of the bureau’s internal systems were compromised in an attempted breach this month. 18 more words

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Just how dangerous is it to travel at 20% the speed of light?

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Breakthrough Starshot is one of the more exciting scientific ideas that has popped up in the past decade, with its promise to deliver hardware to the nearest star in time for many people currently alive to see it. 814 more words

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The Best JRPG Soundtracks

(Source: thebests.kotaku.com)

JRPGs are basically games designed to use a bunch of talking and combat as an excuse to blast killer soundtracks at you for hours and hours on end. 122 more words

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in depth: Vinyl 101: Everything you need to know before investing in a record collection

The music landscape is always changing. We’ve gone from analogue to digital and from super compressed MP3s to lossless FLAC in the span of 20 years. 28 more words

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Nonsense : The power of not knowing

Format: Dead Trees

Source: Public Library

Rating: 2.5

This book was Nonsense.  Well, not really nonsense, parts of it made sense.  But those parts didn’t seem to have an overall arching theme.   67 more words

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3Novices:Spotify in Talks Over Music Rights

As Spotify gears up for a potential initial public offering next year, the music-streaming service is missing one key component in its pitch to investors: rights to play the music in years to come. 9 more words

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3Novices:Samsung Electronics says Galaxy Note 7 demand beats supply

SEOUL (Reuters) – Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday stronger-than-expected demand for the new Galaxy Note 7 is causing supply constraints globally, suggesting strong initial sales for the premium device. 14 more words

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