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Notch doesn't make Minecraft anymore

Commentary: You need to understand a child's innocent passion for Minecraft to know why today's news had such a deep impact across the globe.

By September 15, 2014

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The surprising rise of YouTube lyrics videos

A user-generated trend catapulted to industry-embraced phenom, low-budget clips displaying song lyrics are starting to eclipse their big-budget brethren -- and may address a yearning lost in the streaming shift.

By August 31, 2014

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Mozilla expands advertising experiment to many more Firefox users

The current "directory tile" ad experiment shows only for new Firefox users. A new "enhanced tile" program to launch soon will mean existing users can see some ads, too.

By August 21, 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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Sonos gets SoundCloud support, available today in beta

SoundCloud is the latest service to gain support on the Sonos wireless home audio system.

By July 10, 2014

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​The tyranny of distance: Building better broadband for the Australian outback

Australia is embarking on a massive project to roll out a National Broadband Network that provides high-speed internet for the whole country. But as cities get more access to new technology, the country's remote indigenous communities risk becoming the "forgotten part of Australia".

By June 24, 2014

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E3 2014: Heavy on games and toys, light on hardware

Check out the highlights and big trends at this year's video game industry confab, from Halo to Amiibo to the Destiny demo.

By June 13, 2014

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Vimeo joins Netflix, Amazon with first original series

The series, "High Maintenance," will premiere six new episodes on Vimeo On Demand. The series originally launched in 2013.

By May 29, 2014

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Simon & Schuster deal boosts 'Netflix of digital books' wannabes Scribd and Oyster

Scribd and Oyster's all-you-can-read e-book subscription services add 'Big 5' publisher's backlist titles.

By May 21, 2014

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Google's double standard on user-generated content

Prescreening content uploaded to YouTube for copyright violations is impossible, Google argues constantly. However, it requires its AdSense partners to do just that.

By January 31, 2011