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Friday, July 29, 2016

Technology

AT&T is raising data caps to 1TB for U-verse subscribers only

25 minutes ago - Engadget
Folks who have signed up for AT&T's U-verse service, your data ship has come in: The telecom is increasing your data cap to 1TB per month and providing unlimited home internet data at no additional charge to customers subscribing to its GigaPower

'Disney Infinity' goes offline in March 2017

1 hour ago - Engadget
Disney Infinity is done and it's nearly time for Avalanche Software to pull the plug. The game will wind down in stages, starting today with the discontinuation of in-game purchases in the PC, iOS, Android and Apple TV versions of Disney Infinity 2.0

A glimpse inside Tesla’s super secretive Gigafactory

59 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Even having grown up in California, I’m realizing I’m not built for this heat. We’re 30 minutes or so outside of Reno, but it feels like I’m on the sun. I can feel my sunscreen baking off. Why the hell did I wear black today? It’s okay; it’s worth it. I’m out here for a glimpse inside Tesla’s Gigafactory, days before its official... by Greg Kumparak

Space Photos of the Week: This Starburst Galaxy’s a Real Gas Bag

3 hours 48 minutes ago - Wired
Space photos of the week, July 24—30, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: This Starburst Galaxy's a Real Gas Bag appeared first on WIRED by Jenna Garrett

The 10 Best Amazon Echo Skills for Loners

1 hour 49 minutes ago - Wired
Alexa can do tons of useful stuff, such as eliminate the need for any interpersonal contact. The post The 10 Best Amazon Echo Skills for Loners appeared first on WIRED by Tim Moynihan

The Most (And Least) Metal Words Ever, Says Math

1 hour 44 minutes ago - Wired
Data scientist Iain Barr wanted to find out what the most—and least—common words were in metal lyrics. So he did the math. Here's what he found. The post The Most (And Least) Metal Words Ever, Says Math appeared first on WIRED by Matt Simon

Science Didn’t Make a Great Showing At Either Party’s Convention

1 hour 16 minutes ago - Wired
A survey of science-related words used at the national conventions shows that neither party was particularly cognizant of science. The post Science Didn't Make a Great Showing At Either Party's Convention appeared first on WIRED by Nick Stockton

Google is turning on HSTS encryption on its domain

3 hours ago - Engadget
Google has taken additional measures to strengthen its data encryption by implementing HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS)

SwiftKey leaked user email addresses as text predictions

1 hour 40 minutes ago - Engadget
Autocorrect mistakes are supposed to be funny, but a new SwiftKey glitch turned out to be sort of alarming. For the last week, some SwiftKey users have been offered predictive text for slang they've never used before, words in other foreign languages

While You Were Offline: Droppin’ Balloons and Sick Burns All Over the Place

2 hours 19 minutes ago - Wired
To sum up this week online: Politics! Drake's dad! Balloons! The post While You Were Offline: Droppin' Balloons and Sick Burns All Over the Place appeared first on WIRED by Graeme McMillan

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