Pogue's Basics: Capitals don't matter

Even today, 25 years into the Internet revolution, you’ll give someone your email address, and they’ll be like, “All lowercase?” People. On the Internet, CAPITALS NEVER MATTER. This includes email addresses, Twitter and Facebook names, and Web addresses. Occasionally, the part after the slash in a Web address is case-sensitive. …

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No, Ted Cruz, the US isn't giving away the internet

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Photo: Carolyn Kaster/AP) A small band of Republican lawmakers is engaged in a fierce, last-minute fight to force the Obama administration to retain its authority over part …

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The Mr. Robot Hack Report: The final hackdown

Mr. Robot is a show built on hacks. The mother of all hacks serves as the big cliffhanger at the end of the show’s first season, and nearly every plot development leading up to it was nudged along by some kind of exploit. It’s rare to get through an episode …

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Watch the first teasers for the new Ghost in the Shell movie

As you’ve probably heard, there’s a live-action version of the classic manga The Ghost in the Shell with Scarlett Johansson coming next year, and now the first teasers have arrived. The spots, which initially aired during tonight’s Mr. Robot season finale, are glitchy and weird; impressionistic moments rather than traditional …

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Here’s why you should get excited for Duncan Jones’ Mute

During the run-up to Warcraft, Duncan Jones revealed that he already had a follow-up project in the works. It wasn’t another blockbuster that would cost a studio hundreds of millions of dollars, but a companion to his quiet debut film, Moon. Mute is a long-simmering project that he’s been talking …

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