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Kate Knibbs / Gizmodo:
FBI uses retweets as evidence against people it claims are aiding terrorism or trying to join ISIS   —  The FBI Says Retweets Are Endorsements  —  Remember when people put that “RTs ≠ endorsements” disclaimer in their Twitter bios, like that would offer some form of protection from the being associated with what they retweeted?
Sep 19, 2015, 6:40 AMIn context
Annalee Newitz / Gizmodo:
How Ashley Madison Hid Its Fembot Con From Users and Investigators   —  The developers at Ashley Madison created their first artificial woman sometime in early 2002.  Her nickname was Sensuous Kitten, and she is listed as the tenth member of Ashley Madison in the company's leaked user database.
Sep 14, 2015, 8:00 AMIn context
Adam Clark Estes / Gizmodo:
AT&T announces ZTE Mobley, a mobile hotspot for cars that plugs into diagnostic ports, available Sept. 11 on contract, or for $99 outright   —  AT&T's New Gadget Will Put Wifi in Your Old Ass Car  —  In-car wifi is equal parts mind-bending and irresponsible-seeming.
Sep 9, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context
Gerald Lynch / Gizmodo:
Netflix says offline viewing would add too much complexity to the service, will not be popular despite many users asking for it   —  The Real Reason Netflix Won't Offer Offline Downloads  —  Offline downloads are perhaps the most often requested, “holy grail” feature of TV and movie streaming services …
Sep 7, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
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

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