Recent content by Falling Anvil

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    Humble NEOGEO 25th Anniversary Bundle

    Hold up...Shock Troopers 2 in this Humble Bundle? Hell. Yes.
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    T-Mobile Unveils Free Video Streaming For Two Dozen Services

    I was about to mention exactly that, isn't this a violation of Net Neutrality?
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    Microsoft Announces Debt Offerings

    There are certain Swiss and I believe Swedish treasuries that are going for negative yields either right now or as of very recently. It's a bizarre concept at first glance, but it really is just a length people are willing to take to park their money. And before anyone mentions it these few...
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    Uber CEO Wants Every Car To Be An Uber Car

    Uber and their competitors won't ever get there, but with automated driverless cars they'll get very, very close. Driverless cars have the potential to completely upend the entire concept of car ownership for everyone save for those living in remote regions or enthusiasts, and the overhauling of...
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    Apple Announces The iPad Pro

    MIght as well run OSX from this thing imo.
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    PC Gamers- doesn't it bother you that you dont 'own' games on Steam?

    No, because Steam and PC Digital Distribution in general has a different social contract dictating that in exchange for giving up possibility of resale and somewhat specious notions of "ownership", I'm getting vastly improved convenience and lower costs out of the deal.
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    Police Search Uber Offices In Hong Kong And Arrest 5 Drivers

    Regulation and Insurance issues, mostly.
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    10% Of Americans Have Smartphone But No Broadband

    Maybe by "parent company" he really means the Politburo, or heaven. Heaven is totally considered the parent company of Zhongguo. ;)
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    10% Of Americans Have Smartphone But No Broadband

    FWIW, that kind of situation isn't atypical, especially for people in the developing world.
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    Flying Cars By 2017

    Self-flying or get reamed by the FAA, your choice. Realistically though, it comes down to both, because you don't want large numbers of multi-ton passenger craft falling out of the sky if you can afford it.
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    Sega leaving the console market... for PC?

    Football Manager.
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    U.S. to Auction Off Another 50,000 Bitcoins from Silk Road Bust

    I wonder if large amounts of government-seized Bitcoins reentering the Bitcoin "economy" sets off paranoid coiner alarms...