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Why the alt-right can’t build an alt-internet

After the August 12th hate rally in Charlottesville, online platforms that have long tolerated or ignored white supremacists are very publicly kicking them off. The crackdown spans a broad range of sites and apps, some of which are household names, like Uber, Facebook, and Spotify. But some of the most …

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Amazon Echo is only $100 for the next two weeks

Amazon puts pretty deep discounts on the Echo every now and then, but it’s rare to see a discount go this deep and for this long: From now through September 4th, the Echo is on sale for $99.99 — down from its usual price of $179.99. The deal is technically …

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Google may take on the Echo Dot with a mini Google Home

Google is reportedly planning to unveil a miniaturized version of its Home smart speaker at a hardware event dedicated to the upcoming Pixel sequel, according to a report from Android Police. The event may occur in October as last year’s Pixel and Google Home launch event did, although we don’t …

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Here’s what the 2017 solar eclipse looked like from space

The 2017 solar eclipse has come and gone! Now, it’s time to stare in awe at all the amazing images captured by NASA, the European Space Agency, their satellites, and the luckiest folks off Earth: the astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Yes, while you were pinching and zooming on …

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Game of Thrones’ Jon and Daenerys romance is weak as hell

Spoilers for Game of Thrones follow. Of all the pairings on Game of Thrones, none have been as anticipated — or as heavy-handed in the execution — as the relationship between Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow. Their significance to each other has been foreshadowed in the books through Dany’s visions …

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