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Spotify’s rumored $100 music player is a great idea, thinks dumb person with cash to burn

01.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

So you've got a $100 to spare. Maybe grandma included a crisp hundo in this year's birthday card, or, ****, let's just say you're a brain genius who always has extra cash laying around. Yeah, let's go with that.  The question is, just what are y... ...

Snap’s exec team continues to shrink as more reports of internal drama surface

Days after Snap announced the departure of its CFO, reports have emerged that the company’s HR chief was asked to leave following an internal investigation late last year that had led to the firing of its global security head. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Snap fired global security head Francis Racioppi late last ...

Facebook fears no FTC fine

Reports emerged today that the FTC is considering a fine against Facebook that would be the largest ever from the agency. Even if it were 10 times the size of the largest, a $22.5 million bill sent to Google in 2012, the company would basically laugh it off. Facebook is made of money. But the ...

Please enjoy these Pope-like dogs wearing Crocs on their impossibly small heads

01.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Look, we're only 18 days into 2019 and it's already looking better than the shitshow that was last year. Starting with this thread.  SEE ALSO: Do Dogs Like Wearing Clothes? Twitter user @macnchief came across the most blessed image on Reddit and... ...

Curious 23andMe twin results show why you should take DNA testing with a grain of salt

If you’ve ever enthusiastically sent your spit off in the mail, you were probably anxious for whatever unexpected insights the current crop of DNA testing companies would send back. Did your ancestors hang out on the Iberian peninsula? What version of your particular family lore does the science support? Most people who participate in mail-order ...

Free to play games rule the entertainment world with $88 billion in revenue

They may be free, but they sure pay. Games with no upfront cost but a plethora of other ways to make money generated a mind-blowing $88 billion in 2018 according to SuperData’s year-end report — leaving traditional games (and indeed movies and TV) in the dust. While it may not come as a surprise that ...