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StarCraft is now free, nearly 20 years after its release

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2 mentions1 week ago
Have you always wanted to check out that StarCraft game you’d heard so much about, but somehow managed to go nearly twenty years without buying a copy? Good news! Nearly ...

Instagram Stories passes 200M dailies and Snapchat, copies its AR stickers

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
“Move last and take things” seems to be Facebook’s new motto. Now the parent company’s top Snapchat clone Instagram Stories has hit 200 million daily active users, surpassing the last ...

Uber reportedly tracked Lyft drivers using a secret software program named ‘Hell’

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Another day, another revelation of an ethically questionable business practice by Uber. This time The Information reports that Uber secretly tracked Lyft drivers using an internal software program it dubbed ...

Kip is using data to make therapy better for both patients and therapists

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I started going to therapy about five years ago, and it was quite possibly the best decision I had ever made. But at times, it was difficult to determine how ...

Microsoft to shut down Wunderlist in favor of its new app, To-Do

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2 mentions7 days ago
Microsoft acquired the popular mobile to do list application Wunderlist back in 2015, and now it’s preparing users for its eventual demise with the release of its new application “To-Do,” ...

Uber gets sued over alleged ‘Hell’ program to track Lyft drivers

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Uber has another lawsuit on its hands. This time, it’s about Uber’s alleged use of a program called “Hell.” The plaintiff, Michael Gonzales, drove for Lyft during the time Uber ...

Facebook announces React Fiber, a rewrite of its React framework

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Facebook has completely rewritten React, its popular JavaScript library for building user interfaces. The company hasn’t previously talked about React Fiber, as the project is called, but it has actually ...

Steve Jobs’ custom Apple I and other historic machines are on display at Seattle museum

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Long before the iPhone or even the Mac, Apple was a handful of people working in an industry that was only just beginning to take the idea of personal computing ...

Canada is North America"€™s up-and-coming startup center

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3 mentions6 days ago
They say that nice guys finish last — and Canada, with its reputation for polite citizenry and its charming prime minister, is used to being overlooked. Sure, Canada may tower ...