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Amazon pushes Prime service with day of deals

Amazon is trying to lure more subscribers to its $99 Prime loyalty program by pushing a day of discounts it calls "Prime Day" during the sleepier summer shopping season.

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Hacking Team hack: cybersecurity firm 'sold spying tools to oppressive regimes to let them spy on activists and journalists', hack claims

Hacking Team, an Italian set of hackers that hires out its services  to governments and other organisations, has been hacked. The documents taken in the attack have been leaked online, appearing ...

33 minutes ago from The Independent

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Google's Waze fuels up carpooling alternative

Navigation app Waze launches a pilot carpooling service -- called RideWith -- in Israel, even as similar carpooling and ride-sharing apps face scrutiny from regulators.

33 minutes ago from CNET

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Reddit Revolt: petition to sack CEO Ellen Pao reaches 140,000 signatures in three days

Reddit is one of the internet's most fortified communities. It's billed as 'the front page of the internet' and its powerful, engaged audience help stories go viral all around the world.

5 hours ago from The Independent

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Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil's Evangelicals

Fluffy clouds waft across a blue sky as you log in and while you chat with friends, Gospel music rings out: welcome to Facegloria, the social network for Brazilian Evangelicals.

Sat 4 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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Reddit in revolt: Moderators shut down popular parts of the website in solidarity with fired friend

Reddit has been plunged into crisis as several of the site's most popular subreddits have switched to private mode following the unexplained dismissal of Victoria Taylor, a key member of the ...

Fri 3 Jul 15 from The Independent

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Be Careful What You Type! Cyberbullying Is Now A Crime In New Zealand

Lawmakers in New Zealand have officially made it illegal to harass others and engage in hate speech through digital means. Otherwise known as cyberbullying, offenders who run afoul of the law ...

Sun 5 Jul 15 from HotHardware

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Connected Bottle fights luxury piracy

The counterfeiting of goods is a major worldwide problem that affects everything from Rolex watches to corn flakes. The Rémy Martin Club Connected Bottle combats the problem using NFC ...

Sat 4 Jul 15 from Gizmag

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Writers Are Going Cuckoo For KU

 If you haven’t been following the Indie writing market I don’t blame you. It’s pretty crazy right now. After Amazon decided to tweak the royalties pay outs to reflect ...

8 hours ago from TechCrunch

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