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IN THE NEWS
Apple’s 2-hour infomercial: World’s most valuable corporation reveals new disposable gadgets
Fear and loathing on social media
Here’s how much social media stars get paid to post ads
Inside the black market where people pay thousands of dollars for Instagram verification
Tesla Unlocked Florida Drivers’ Batteries Before Irma. Should We Be Grateful or Angry?
NTSB: Tesla’s Autopilot UX a “major role” in fatal Model S crash
Facebook’s Offensive Ad Targeting Options Go Far Beyond “Jew Haters”
Facebook ‘Snooze’ button temporarily hides people in your feed
Why Bonobos thought selling to Walmart was better than going public
Fury at ‘Bodega’ tech startup that aims to put mom-and-pop shops out of business
Bodega Isn’t Just Bad Branding, It’s Bad Business
Two Ex-Googlers Want To Make Bodegas And Mom-And-Pop Corner Stores Obsolete
A Slow Friendship in the Express Checkout
An ex-Tesla engineer created an FDA-compliant cure for hangovers
APPS & DOODADS
How can I stop floating auto-playing videos on Facebook?
How to stop auto-playing videos
Chrome will get better at stopping those annoying autoplay videos starting in January
You’ll be able to permanently mute websites in Google Chrome soon
Left Airpod stopped working
Notice the New Version of iTunes?
Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry Guide Us Through Windows 95
Car Phone Mount, HC-RET [2 Pack] Air Vent Magnetic Universal Car Mount Holder for Cell Phones and Mini Tablets with Fast Swift-snap Technology
Zero Grid Electronics Travel Organizer – Cord, Cable, and Accessories Case
Travel Wallet & Family Passport Holder w/ RFID Blocking- Document Organizer Case
LEWIS BLACK MAGIC BALL
Shower in Darth Vader’s Dark Tears
Amazon Fire Tablets 7 & 8All-New Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7″ Display, 8 GB, Punch Red – with Special Offers
All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa, 8″ HD Display, 16 GB, Black – with Special Offers
Seagate 8TB driveSeagate Backup Plus Hub 8TB External Desktop Hard Drive Storage
OSX / Lightroom – Volume Does Not Support Trash (HOW TO FIX)
Zombie Highway 2 for iOS
Zombie Highway 2 – Android Apps on Google Play
Don’t Break Down – A film about Jawbreaker
J.J. Abrams will co-write and direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’
Family Guy Live & Uncensored Table Read (Partial Terms of Endearment)
How To Watch Star Trek: Discovery On CBS All Access
The Best Look at the Future of the Star Trek Universe Comes From a Video Game
Neverwhere 15th Anniversary Edition DVD
Neverwhere on Amazon Video
The Latest ‘South Park’ Episode Hilariously Wreaked Havoc On Amazon Alexa Owners
Geeks and Beats – Sex, Lies, and Social Media
Equifax officially has no excuse
Apple’s iOS 11 Will Make It Even Harder for Cops to Extract Your Data
Sen. Franken Presses Apple to Address Privacy Concerns over iPhone X’s “Face ID” Technology
The Eeyore principle: Face ID will never work
Hackers could program sex robots to kill
Hackers Have Already Started to Weaponize Artificial Intelligence
Sloppy U.S. spies misused a covert network for personal shopping — and other stories from internal nsa documents
Progress Bar 2017
Mondo 2000’s R.U. Sirius interviews Wired founder Louis Rossetto
30 Days Timelapse at Sea
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Mediocre People
What Would Happen If You Just Let Kids Swear?
MORON OF THE WEEK
Denny’s Sausage Mascot Looks Like Poop, And The Restaurant Won’t Change It
Student begs professor to let her bring dog to class before hurricane. What happens next is in fact awesome
The first and only sticker on my laptop in 2 years.
What is Project Tim?
Grant Hart, Hüsker Dü’s drummer and inspiration for a rock generation, is dead at 56
Harry Dean Stanton
DIHL 03: Repo Man
Cassini Vanishes Into Saturn, Its Mission Celebrated and Mourned
Music Tastes Good Festival – Long Beach
Bam Bam is on Instagram!