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Hackers stole a copy of 'Orange is the New Black' season five

Hackers stole a copy of 'Orange is the New Black' season five

The next season of Orange is the New Black isn't supposed to premiere until June 9th, but the first episode has already leaked. That's because a hacker or group of hackers going by the name 'TheDarkOverlord stole the content from a third party, and t…

There's a slackbot for people who like to shit where they eat

Online dating and work chat apps have been separate entities for entirely logical, productive and HR-compliant reasons. But a dating app-maker has decided that the line dividing office life and love life should be blurred with the help of a chatbot f…

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Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is spotted in the wild and Cloudera and Carvana each price their IPO at $15; one does well, the other not so much. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

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Trump's big EPA website change should make you furious

Yet another fear among scientists and climate activists has become reality in the era of Trump. Years of research and data about carbon emissions, other greenhouse gases, and more was hidden from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency website by the Trump administration Friday as the climate change webpage goes under “review.”  Adding insult to injury, […]

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Military social network wants you to hire a vet for your next tech opening

 Veteran-focused social platform Sandboxx wants to pair its community members with experts who can ease their transition back into the workforce — and hopefully even land them a job. Global firm Betts Recruiting will join the self-described “military media and technology company” to empower vets to seek careers in the tech industry and to demonstrate their unique […]

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City of Portland may subpoena Uber for details on Greyball program

 The Rose City isn’t happy with Uber… again. After the company failed to turn over details on its deeply sketchy “Greyball” software by Portland’s deadline, the city may seek to compel Uber to hand it over with a subpoena. Those intentions, reported by the Oregonian, were articulated by Portland Commissioner Dan Saltzman, who oversees the city’s Bureau… […]

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Portland plans to convert poop into fuel

The city of Portland has come up with an unusual way to replace diesel fuel. It's going to convert waste methane from sewage into renewable natural gas. That's right — trucks in the future could run on poop.

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The NSA's massive surveillance operation is now just a little less massive

The NSA’s spying program is still vast, but it’s now a touch more restricted. The agency has long collected texts and emails sent to and by Americans if those electronic communications contained the names of folks whom the NSA was conducting surveillance on, but that’s no longer the case.  SEE ALSO: Get creeped out by […]

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Whoops. Millions of Android phones are wide open to hackers

All is not well in Google Play.  A group of researchers has determined that hundreds of apps in the store have a gaping security hole that potentially allows hackers to implant malware and steal data from millions of Android smartphones.  According to a paper detailing the alleged flaw, the problem lies within apps that create […]

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Elon Musk wants to build a traffic-skipping tunnel utopia

Back in December, SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk sent a frustrated tweet vowing to alleviate traffic by grabbing a tunnel-boring machine and going to work. While this seemed like the usual What If thought Musk dispatches to the Twitterverse, it s…

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