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Our massive new monopolies: Amazon, Google and Facebook have the power to move entire economies
All You Can Pay: How Companies Use Our Data to Empty Our Walletsby Anna Bernasek (Author), D.T. Mongan (Author)
Here’s How Much Spotify Pays the World’s Biggest Music Stars
How To Invest $100, $1,000, Or $10,000
Learn How to Triple Your Reading Speed in 5 Minutes
IN THE NEWS
All the “Revolutionary” New Apple Products, and Who It Copied Them From
Amazon making ‘ambitious’ PC game with creators of Portal, World of Warcraft and more
Richard Branson offers new dads up to 12 months paternity leave on full pay
LinkedIn’s Offices in the Empire State Building Have a Hidden Speakeasy
Amazon Echo now reads your Audible audiobooks
Apple Said to Build High-Speed Network for Fast Content Delivery
Coming soon: New car tech that won’t let your car start if you’re drunk
Kaspersky Finds New Nation-State Attack—In Its Own Network
Feds can charge you with obstruction of justice for clearing your browser history
Menlo Security Emerges From Stealth With $25M And Plan To Defeat Malware
COMMENT OF THE WEEK
DAREDEVIL SEASON 2 SHOWRUNNER TO SCRIPT LIVE-ACTION AKIRA REMAKE
Crowdfunding Project Creator Settles FTC Charges of Deception
The Tech Douchebags Podcast
Human-Computer Quiz Bowl Match
SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS
Herman Miller Mirra 2 Chair
Turbo Boost Switcher for OS X
XKCD: The Martian
Here’s the first official look at Mulder and Scully in theX-Files revival
The Mutiny – Mentioned in the show as Blackpool Republic. They changed their name.
MORON OF THE WEEK
The Dish Network’s disgraceful heist: How the corporate giant cheated taxpayers out of $3 billion
THE WEB’S NOT DEAD
What Shakespeare Plays Originally Sounded Like
Christopher Lee apparently knows what a dying nazi sounds like..