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Charlotte police release long-awaited video of cop killing black man

reader comments 84 On Saturday, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department released dash and body cam footage of an officer killing a black man on Tuesday. The release of the footage by Chief Kerr Putney comes amid widespread calls for the footage to become public. The footage...
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Blunt Force Truth - Blunt Force Truth

Blunt Force Truth Blunt Force Truth Genre: News & Politics Release Date: September 23, 2016 Emmy-winning Game show legend Chuck Woolery joins forces with polymath and serial entrepreneur Mark Young to tackle the toughest issues of the day, without the usual angry white guy...
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Oculus founder Palmer Luckey's role in Clinton smear group remains murky - CNET

Palmer Luckey Getty Images The man who's become the face of virtual reality is apologizing -- but not for his decision to fund a Hillary Clinton smear organization. On Thursday, The Daily Beast reported that Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, 24, was the mysterious "NimbleRichMan" funneling...
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The hopes and headaches of Snapchat’s glasses

Snapchat is the only company cool enough to possibly dismantle the Google Glass stigma. Awkward, useless, and a threat to privacy are how many think of computers you wear on your face. Can Snapchat show off the masterful marketing and smooth execution required to...
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SpaceX thinks Falcon 9 blew up due to a helium system breach

Part of the statement reads:"At this stage of the investigation, preliminary review of the data and debris suggests that a large breach in the cryogenic helium system of the second stage liquid oxygen tank took place. All plausible causes are being tracked in an...
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Spaghetti Amatriciana

In the 24th of August 2016 in Amatrice, Italy, earthquake of magnitude 6.0 destroyed the whole city and killed 297 people and leaving countless people without home.This city was famous of it's pasta delicacy called Pasta Amatriciana, named after the city. I visited the city...
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Review: Apple Watch Series 2 is a great improvement, but watchOS 3 steals the show

Equipped with a noticeably faster dual-core S2 processor, its own standalone GPS radio, and now with a waterproof design, the Apple Watch Series 2 is a worthwhile and fantastic upgrade from the first-generation model. It's also a great jumping on point for new buyers. But...
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What To Watch This Weekend: MineCon, The Eurogamer Expo, And Hearthstone

This week we have have various events to watch from around the world, covering a number of games in several genres. Let's get to watching! Minecon 2016 is this weekend, and you if you can't head down to California, you'll able to watch most...
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Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October

We’re just a few days away from October, and that means it’s time for Halloween. Scary movies. Spooky stories. Specters that crawl out of your television and have really long hair. Given that, it’s hard to not see this upcoming month as a streaming...
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Security News This Week: Hackers Take Control of a Moving Tesla’s Brakes

Plenty of hacking targets hit the news in recent days, including Tesla and Cisco, as we recount in our roundup below. But it’s a fair bet that no one’s week was as badly ruined by hackers as Yahoo’s. The web giant revealed that it had...
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Yi’s camera brings some underdog to the Micro Four Thirds market

You may know Yi Technologies from its action cameras or its fancy, carbon-fiber drones, but at Photokina, the company launched its first mirrorless Micro Four Thirds camera, the Yi M1. Sporting a 20 mpx Sony IMX269 sensor, a high-quality 3-inch touch-screen and a raft of...
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Snapchat’s camcorder goggles are creepy cool and kind of brilliant

Snapchat’s first hardware product is a pair of $130 sunglasses that shoot first-person bursts of circular, wide-angle video. The Spectacles, as they’re called, are designed to make it easy to record what you’re actually seeing, in the moment, without having to awkwardly fish your...
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Hacker Who Aided ISIS Gets 20 Years In Prison

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Softpedia: Ardit Ferizi, aka Th3Dir3ctorY, 20, a citizen of Kosovo, will spend 20 years in a U.S. prison for providing material support to ISIS hackers by handing over data for 1,351 U.S. government employees. Ferizi obtained the...
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Arguments Over Internet Governance Transition Get Even More Stupid

So, yesterday, we noted that the Senate at least seemed to come (at least somewhat) to its senses in choosing not to include the ridiculous and dangerous proposal from Ted Cruz (and supported by Donald Trump) to block the transition of the IANA functions of...
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Palmer Luckey Says He's Sorry, Sort Of

credit: Getty Images Surrounded by a swirl of controversy after published reports connected him to an alt-right political organization, the 24-year-old Oculus exec has issued a statement saying he’s sorry his actions “are negatively impacting the perception of Oculus and his partners.” A post...
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Documentary 'Huntwatch' seeks to end the slaughter of baby harp seals (in partnership with IFAW)

Since 1996, more than 3 million seal pups have been killed off the coast of Canada. The documentary 'Huntwatch', which is narrated by Ryan Reynolds, seeks to raise awareness and end the practice. The documentary is airing on Discovery.         Ryan Sedmak about 4...
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2016 Nissan Altima SL review

When the mid-cycle refresh of the Nissan Altima debuted last year, we wrote a first drive impression of the new car. Now almost a year onwards, it’s time for a closer look with the benefit of direct comparison with the competition. In the world...
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Companies say IoT matters but don't agree how to secure it

A majority of enterprises say the internet of things is strategic to their business, but most still take a piecemeal approach to IoT security. Those results from a global IDC survey conducted in July and August reveal both the promise and the growing pains of...
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Some Yahoo users close accounts amid fears breach could have ripple effects

Many Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close their accounts and change passwords as experts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in history could spill beyond the internet company's services.After Yahoo disclosed on Thursday that hackers had stolen the...
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The Proper Ettiquete for Enjoying a Fondue Meal

Fondue, the amazing meal where you get to cover everything in gooey cheese, is perfect for date nights and celebrations. But, believe it or not, there’s a little more to it than just dunking stuff in melty goodness. In this video from the ZAGAT YouTube...
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$129 Google WiFi router that can team up with others tipped for Oct 4

Google will build upon its OnHub strategy with a new simple Wi-Fi router for the home, according to a new report from Android Police. Dubbed simply Google WiFi, It will cost $129, the site reports, and will debut at an event Google has announced for...
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Hulu developing highly sought-after graphic novel Postal for new series

Studios continue to pick up every comic property they can get their hands on for both movies and TV and Postal, the series from Top Cow and Image Comics, is the latest acquisition set for adaptation. Deadline reports that the series is being adapted for...
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Why the silencing of KrebsOnSecurity opens a troubling chapter for the ‘Net

reader comments 113 For the better part of a day, KrebsOnSecurity, arguably the world's most intrepid source of security news, has been silenced, presumably by a handful of individuals who didn't like a recent series of exposés reporter Brian Krebs wrote. The incident, and the...
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The 404 Show 1677: The iPhone's headphone jack vs. lightning port, Italy, Palmer Luckey (podcast) - CNET

Steve Guttenberg has done the legwork and has declared a winner in the battle of the iPhone's headphone jack versus the lightning port. Which one sounds better? We'll also talk about Jeff's Italian vacation, what the hell is up with Palmer Luckey and much more.Original...
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Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape - Wondery

Secrets, Crimes & AudiotapeWondery Genre: Performing Arts Release Date: September 20, 2016 An audio drama told week after week. We will bring you stories about crime, love, mystery and conspiracy. Some will make you laugh. Some will make you think. All will make you...
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Hermes Edition Apple Watch launches; iPhone 7, Apple Watch arrive in more countries

On Friday, Apple started sales of the Hermes Apple Watch, brought the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to 30 additional countries, and has commenced sales of the Apple Watch Series 1 and 2 to 20 more countries.Countries seeing the iPhone 7 launch on Friday...
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Microsoftter? Twoogle? Tech firms reportedly line-up to buy social network

Bidding war for Twitter - reports BAKE-OFF FORUM Twitter is being eyed up by a number of potential buyers, according to reports, including Google, Microsoft, Salesforce and Verizon.  CNBC has the scoop, having heard from sources close to the social network that Twitter is in...
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The Engadget Podcast, Ep 7: Firestarter

The Engadget Podcast, Ep 7: Firestarter Latest in Gear The Engadget Podcast, Ep 7: Firestarter 11m ago View Google is reportedly interested in buying Twitter 31m ago View UK broadband customers also affected by Yahoo hack 1h ago View Bumble will verify profiles by asking...
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IT, Dev Boot Camps Help Kick-Start Careers

IT pros and developers looking for new opportunities and new grads looking for an advantage in getting that first IT job are exploring new education options -- IT and technology education boot camps. In this InformationWeek Expert Voice podcast, we spoke with a provider of...
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Tanzanian lecturer charged with insulting president on WhatsApp

DAR ES SALAAM A Tanzanian lecturer has been charged with insulting President John Magufuli in a WhatsApp message, a senior police official said on Friday, bringing the number of people charged under a tough new cybercrimes law to 10.Magufuli, nicknamed "the bulldozer" for pushing...
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