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    Anyone get a Creative Super X-FI yet?

    This looks interesting. Does anyone know if this support mic input via the 3.5mm jack?
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    Facebook May Face $1.63 Billion EU Fine for Breach

    This. Companies won't take data security seriously unless there are actual consequences for not doing so, especially for companies like Facebook which have no competitors to speak of and so you can't rely on market pressure. On that note, 1.63 billion means literally nothing to Facebook...
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    Audiences Abandon Amazon Prime and HBO While Netflix Grows

    Not a shock considering you still need to pay for most of the stuff worth watching on Prime TV.
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    Micron 1100 2TB SSD $254

    Stolen from Techreport: Rakuten is selling it for $268.99 w/ PLM47 coupon code https://www.rakuten.com/shop/platinum-micro/product/CCMTFDDAK2T0TBN1AR1ZABYY/?scid=af_gl_lnk_linkshare_paid_M5xBRlxV1sE&siteID=M5xBRlxV1sE-iKKv5BKDKW.UUZ8JhcB_Jg
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    Logitech G Pro $39.88 @ Amazon

    Is this a good replacement for the MX518? (I imagine this gets asked alot)
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    Blockchain is the Future of Social Media Privacy

    Good luck with that if social media regulation gets pushed through. I have a sneaking suspicion that this will wind up being the best thing that ever happened to Facebook. It sheer size and scale already make it notoriously difficult to compete against (assuming you're allowed to compete...
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    Blockchain is the Future of Social Media Privacy

    Was going to ask this as well. The principal purpose of blockchain is immutable trust, which is great for democratizing fraud prevention (or really anything that requires concensus). It says nothing about privacy or even anonymity. There ARE blockchain implementations that provide that, like...
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    Facebook Loses Over $60 Billion in Market Value in 2 Days

    Facebook loses $60 billion, then you realize its still worth $476.83 billion. Lots of padding still left and the 2020 elections are still 2 years and change away. Plenty of time for this to blow over.
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    Europe Asks Social Networks to Remove Terrorist Content Within an Hour

    Slightly different context here. They specifically talk about "terrorist content" (which falls under their "hate speech" umbrella), e.g. Al-Qaeda propaganda and recruitment.
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    PlayStation 5 Forecasted for 2020 Launch

    Yeah, those 17 years just came and went. WTF have I been doing with my life? /s
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    All Adobe Apps - $29.99 Per Month

    Should be emphasized that this is for the first year only
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    JBL LSR305 5" 2-Way Powered Studio Monitor Active Reference Speaker for $80 each

    Well, shit. Bought a pair of these last week for $109.99 each. Now they're $80 on Ebay and $95 on Amazon.
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    The White House Plans to Privatize the International Space Station

    "Private" does not necessarily mean "for-profit". Non-profit organizations are also privately owned. The ISS could conceivably be adopted by a non-profit organization focused on scientific research. Funding would be provided via donations and maybe for-profit subsidiaries that are spun up to...
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    Perhaps the best headphones at...$50?

    The SHP9500s are legendary. My all time favorite headphone purchase.
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    Dell XPS 13 - Quick Specification Questions.

    The amount of RAM is going to have a bigger impact on multi-tasking, in this case, then the CPU. 4GB of RAM is very likely not going to be enough. I have the Dell XPS 13 9350 w/ 8GB of RAM and I regularly max that out while multi-tasking.
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