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Annalee Newitz / Gizmodo:
Ashley Madison created 70K female bots which sent fake messages to 20M of 31M men in the database; 11M of them were chatted up by automatic ‘engagers’   —  Ashley Madison Code Shows More Women, and More Bots  —  After searching through the Ashley Madison database and private email last week …
Aug 31, 2015, 11:05 PMIn context
Annalee Newitz / Gizmodo:
Ashley Madison had approximately 31M male members, 5.5M female members, but likely only 12K women actively used the site   —  Almost None of the Women in the Ashley Madison Database Ever Used the Site  —  When hacker group Impact Team released the Ashley Madison data, they asserted that “thousands” of the women's profiles were fake.
Aug 26, 2015, 10:10 PMIn context
Sean Hollister / Gizmodo:
Steam Machines from Alienware and Syber, Steam Controller, and Steam Link available for pre-order to be shipped October 16; general release on November 10   —  Today's the Day You Can Pay for a Steam Machine  —  Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo will do their damnest to sell you on PlayStation, Xbox, and Wii.
Jun 4, 2015, 3:25 PMIn context
Jamie Condliffe / Gizmodo:
You Can Now Use ‘Netflix for Torrents’ Popcorn Time in Your Browser   —  It's over a year since Popcorn Time burst on to the scene, allowing you to stream torrents rather than download them.  It's had its ups and downs—but now you can use it in your browser.
May 20, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Maddie Stone / Gizmodo:
Norway Will Be the First Country to Turn Off FM Radio in 2017   —  Norway's Minister of Culture announced this week that a national FM-radio switch off will commence in 2017, allowing the country to complete its transition over to digital radio.  It's the end of an era.
Apr 19, 2015, 9:50 PMIn context
Alissa Walker / Gizmodo:
Apple demonstrates how to use Apple Watch with new guided tour videos   —  Your Best Apple Watch Glimpse Yet In Four Official Videos  —  Will the Apple Watch be so radically different we won't understand how to use it at first?  Perhaps so: Apple has produced a series of videos …
Apr 4, 2015, 1:30 PMIn context
Jamie Condliffe / Gizmodo:
Xiaomi's New Mi TV 2: A 40-Inch Android-Powered Smart TV for $320   —  Xiaomi's onslaught of affordable technology continues.  The Chinese company has today launched its new 40-inch Mi TV 2: a powerful smart TV running an Android-based OS that will sell for $320.
Mar 24, 2015, 11:50 AMIn context
Adam Clark Estes / Gizmodo:
Wink's promise of a simple, affordable smart home proves false; not one product worked as advertised out of the box   —  Why Is My Smart Home So F**king Dumb?  —  A few weeks ago, a couple friends and I were about to watch a surprisingly bad scifi movie in my crowded apartment.
Feb 14, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Mario Aguilar / Gizmodo:
Music artists who refuse YouTube's aggressive Music Key terms lose all YouTube monetization options   —  Why Google Is Strong-Arming Artists Into Signing With YouTube Music Key  —  Cello rock n' roller Zoë Keating is really upset that Google is trying to force her to sign over the rights …
Jan 24, 2015, 2:05 PMIn context
Mario Aguilar / Gizmodo:
Neil Young's PonoPlayer promises high-res audio, but with no discernible sound improvement and massive file sizes, it's not worth the $400 price tag   —  Don't Buy What Neil Young Is Selling  —  Neil Young's “high resolution” PonoPlayer goes on sale for $400 today.  You shouldn't buy it.
Jan 13, 2015, 8:50 AMIn context

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