OkCupid’s ‘real’ name push isn’t sitting well with users

OkCupid explained again and again as responses to the reviews that it’s not requiring people to use their legal names. They can use nicknames, even initials, so long as they don’t have numbers and… Excerpt from: OkCupid’s ‘real’ name push isn’t sitting well with...

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Apple’s $29 iPhone battery replacements are available a month early

As before, the discount should last through the end of 2018.The $50 price slash is part of Apple’s public apology for failing to disclose that it slows processor speeds on iPhones with severely… View original post here: Apple’s $29 iPhone battery replacements are available a month...

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Cryptocurrency expert kidnapped for $1 million bitcoin ransom

For the robbers, Lerner was a great target: he’s a known bitcoin authority in Ukraine and is an executive at cryptocurrency exchange Exmo. He was thankfully released (shocked but alive) a couple… Continued here: Cryptocurrency expert kidnapped for $1 million bitcoin...

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Congo orders cuts to internet and SMS to stifle protests

Authoritarian leaders are fond of severing communications in a bid to hold on to power, and that tradition sadly isn’t going away. The Democratic Republic of Congo’s government has ordered… Continued here: Congo orders cuts to internet and SMS to stifle...

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Florida may finally implement full ban on texting while driving

Whether or not the measure works is another story. The AP notes that there are conflicting studies on the effectiveness of these laws. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said that those… Originally posted here: Florida may finally implement full ban on texting while...

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