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Dino Grandoni, writing for the NYT Bits blog: “Right now, the bad guys are really enjoying this,” said Jérôme Segura, a security researcher at Malwarebytes, the security company that uncovered the attack. “Flash for them was a godsend.” The...
From: Daring Fireball | By: John Gruber | Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Stock index futures opened mixed on Sunday evening after major indexes closed down on  Friday, pressured by a selloff in oil. Tonight, Dow futures were up 16 points, or about 0.09% in New York and S&P 500 E-mini futures...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Plus: The Royals find a new sparring partner, Nancy Faust's legacy, and insidde the White Sox' sign language One of the benefits of the White Sox traveling to Boston -- aside from the fact that I can see them -- is that David Laurila of FanGraphs usually...
From: South Side Sox | By: Jim Margalus | Monday, August 3, 2015
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The idea that particular individuals drive history has long been discredited. Yet it persists in the tech industry, obscuring some of the fundamental factors in innovation.Since Steve Jobs’s death, in 2011, Elon Musk has emerged as the leading celebrity...
From: MIT Technology Review | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Yahoo disclosed last week that it was buying Polyvore, an online shopping and style site. The deal came at a considerable price....
From: New York Times | By: MIKE ISAAC | Monday, August 3, 2015
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I get the same two questions whenever someone asks me about my Apple Watch: 1.) "Do you like it?" My answer is always: "Yes." 2.) "Should I get one?" My answer is always: "Probably not." Why? I don't think the Apple Watch is an essential gadget for...
From: Business Insider | By: Steve Kovach | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Given all the support Ron Perlman has given for a potential Hellboy 3, you might be surprised to hear he doesn’t actually want to make it. That’s an unexpected position, since the path of least resistance is to leave it alone and let it never happen....
From: SlashFilm | By: Fred Topel | Monday, August 3, 2015
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As if long hours at the office weren't draining enough, it turns out your work life could be introducing a host of habits that take a toll on your health. The worst part? You may not even realize you're doing them in the first place. But here's the good...
From: TV Squad | By: Lindsay Holmes | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today. 1. Instagram has switched on its advertising API. It means any advertiser can now buy Instagram ads and plan and monitor activity on the app using a self-service third-party...
From: Business Insider | By: Lara O'Reilly | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know today. 1. Apple is in talks to launch an MVNO service in the US and Europe. The company wants customers to pay it directly for data, and it will then lease capacity from carriers. 2. Twitter shares...
From: Business Insider | By: James Cook | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. When the New York Mets traded for Yoenis Cespedes,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mike Oz | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Yahoo said Monday it had removed malware from its advertising network, after malicious code there had gone undetected for at least six days.Security researchers at Malwarebytes said they discovered malicious ads planted in Yahoo’s network on Sunday...
From: PC World | By: Zach Miners | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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For Tuesday August 4, TheStreet highlights major earnings reports and the key economic data to watch on Wall Street....
From: TheStreet | By: U-Jin Lee | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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After deciding earlier this year that it would not attempt to extend its contract as the NBA's official apparel provider, opening the door for Nike to swoop in and swoosh up NBA gear after the 2016-17 season for the hefty reported price of $1 billion,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Editor’s Note: The following is an Op-Ed post ori […]
From: Silicon Angle | By: Guest Author | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Comm Goodell Jet Home to NY. Love Pats Nation! @universalhub #oldorchardbeach #PatriotsNation pic.twitter.com/QeI8Wc5qWM— Kristina (@flo09432) August 1, 2015 When the NFL asked Maine's Scarborough Police Department to keep an eye on commissioner Roger...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ben Rohrbach | Monday, August 3, 2015
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The San Diego Chargers have been given a soft deadline of the next 10-14 days to sign quarterback Philip Rivers to a contract extension, and yet Rivers is hardly the only Chargers free-agent-to-be of note in 2016. Tight end Antonio Gates and safety Eric...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Eric Edholm | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better...
From: SlashFilm | By: Christopher Stipp | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Monday, Aug. 3: 1. -- U.S. stock futures were edging lower on Monday as the Greek stock market reopens after five weeks and as investors wonder where oil will go after a 21% drop in July....
From: TheStreet | By: Nora Morrison | Monday, August 3, 2015
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With cheaper flights available, the world is pretty much open to those who wish to vacation globally. However, there are some pretty dangerous places to travel these days and the following are just some destinations that should be avoided or visited...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Anne Sewell | Monday, August 3, 2015
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With Fall just around the corner and a new clothes buying season, there is still time to lose some weight effortlessly with the right weight loss tips. Before planning to lose weight though, it’s a good idea to have a goal in mind for losing weight....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jinger Jarrett | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Move over Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees, or Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals. There's a new best rivalry in baseball. Not surprisingly, the Kansas City Royals are involved. The Royals had their issues with other clubs earlier in the season,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Chris Cwik | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Jake Arrieta has allowed two runs or fewer in seven of his last eight starts, yielding three in his other. He’s been a top-10 fantasy starter this season in a year that’s featured a bunch of great pitching, and obviously his ADP was nowhere near...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dalton Del Don | Monday, August 3, 2015
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The non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone, which means the bulk of the trading activity is behind us and the majority of marquee names available have already been moved. But that doesn't mean trading season is over. Far from it, in fact. Remember...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Last Thursday, the South Dakota Supreme Court said that Citibank wouldn’t be able to reclaim $30 million in bank taxes. Citibank overpaid those taxes, but the court said that Citibank didn’t request a refund within the three-year legal window. According...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nathan Vickers | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Facebook is on top. No other tech company is executing so well across so many areas at once — from product development to business management to public relations. Take a look: Users are addicted. Facebook has more than 968 million active daily users,...
From: Business Insider | By: Matt Rosoff | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Some responses to an earlier blog I wrote a few days ago about the new interest of Civil Rights organizations in Silicon Valley suggested that I had expressed my doubt or cynicism whether providing employment opportunities for African-American engineers,...
From: AOL Television | By: Clarence B. Jones | Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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Yahoo, Inc.’s advertising network has been found […]
From: Silicon Angle | By: Duncan Riley | Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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Community fans’ battle cry “Six Seasons and a Movie” may turn out to be a prophecy. I hear that a movie would be next for Sony TV’s comedy brand, which recently wrapped its sixth season and first on Yahoo. It has been a busy news day in Greendale...
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: Nellie Andreeva | Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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EARTH CITY, Mo. — The is-he-or-isn't-he talk about Chip Kelly being a racist is thorny stuff. A few black players who have been traded away — first LeSean McCoy, and most recently Brandon Boykin — have suggested the Philadelphia Eagles head...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Eric Edholm | Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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The Tigers shook up their front office earlier today, shocking many by announcing that Dave Dombrowski would no longer serve as the team’s general manager and that long-time Dombrowski lieutenant Al Avila would assume the role of executive vice president...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Steve Adams | Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James counts two Olympic gold medals on his resume as a member of Team USA (2008 and 2012), and he will reportedly attend the squad’s camp this offseason in Las Vegas. Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today noted that “James...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Scott Polacek | Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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Tigers owner Mike Ilitch shook up his team's leadership on Tuesday with the surprise announcement. It is a shocking move to say the least. The Detroit Tigers announced on Tuesday that Al Avila has been promoted to general manager and executive vice president...
From: Bless You Boys | By: Rob Rogacki | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Hopefully we can all agree that the surest way to take the full measure of any human being is to see how they approach the quarterback position in fantasy drafts. QB drafting is a window to the soul, basically.  If you routinely snag quarterbacks in...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Andy Behrens | Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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Any food fan is immediately reminded of Beef Wellington any time they think about Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Welington Castillo. It's an easy connection to make, even though the words are spelled differently. [Friday Daily Fantasy contest: Turn $5...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Chris Cwik | Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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Not long after he had acquired Brandon Sutter via trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins last week, Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning was already talking extension with the 26-year old center.  On Tuesday that extension became a reality as the two sides...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sean Leahy | Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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In anticipation for the Buffalo Bills' first day of padded practice, head coach Rex Ryan wanted to treat his team to a real show of strength, so he took his players to a viewing party to watch MMA’s most dominant fighter. “Ronda Rousey might be the...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ryan McKinnell | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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“Let it go” would about sum up the speeches voiced Tuesday in a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Kuala Lumpur regarding China’s land reclamation projects across the South China Sea. The 2015 ASEAN conference hosted...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Kenneth Lim | Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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Ken Jeong claims he doesn’t know whether “Community” is canceled, but is up for taking the show to the big screen. “As always with that show I’m completely in the dark,” Jeong said Tuesday at the Television Critics Association summer press...
From: The Wrap | By: Daniel Holloway | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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After weeks of speculation, Floyd Mayweather confirmed that his next and supposed final fight will be against Andre Berto on September 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Berto, 31, has lost three of his last six fights. While he's a former welterweight...
From: Business Insider | By: Tony Manfred | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Comedian Ken Jeong came to TCA to talk about his new ABC comedy series Dr. Ken, but he was faced to answer the obvious elephant in the room: What’s the state of Community, particularly after Joel McHale’s statements in the press saying it’s...
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: Anthony D'Alessandro | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Your browser does not support iframes. It's the 22nd anniversary of Robin Ventura's brawl with Nolan Ryan, and, well, it's safe to say the current manager doesn't have a lot of fond memories of that day. While Ventura probably prefers not to re-live...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Chris Cwik | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Ronda Rousey has been so dominant as a UFC champion that talk now focuses not on how you beat her, but how long you last. Just ask Miesha Tate. “Cupcake” actually made it out of the first round against undefeated “Rowdy” in their second fight...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ryan McKinnell | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Here are ten recommended DFS plays for Tuesday evening, and yes, Virginia, they collectively fit under the Yahoo Daily cap. Be sure to double-check on lineups and weather before you make your final commitments.  The first thing we see on the Tuesday...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Scott Pianowski | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Very few times do you hear the name ‘Gary Bettman’ used in the same sentence with the term ‘intestinal fortitude.’ Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred went there on the Tuesday conference call announcing the digital partnership between...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Josh Cooper | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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The transcript of Tom Brady's lengthy appeal has been made public (you can find it at Pro Football Talk here) and obviously there are some interesting takeaways. [Yahoo Sports Fantasy Football: Sign up and join a league todayl] Brady hasn't said much...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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According to Joel McHale, Community is not coming back for any more episodes .  His comments during an interview with Metro Weekly really come as no surprise as some actors have left the show while the contracts for the remainder of the cast  have...
From: Warming Glow | By: Aaron | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Community is probably officially over, after being resuscitated by Yahoo for a sixth season. Joel McHale confirmed the show’s death in an interview with Metro Weekly. “You’re not going to be able to get Alison Brie or Gillian Jacobs at a normal...
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has been accused of taking bribes and being involved in money laundering schemes, according to new filings related to the criminal case around Richard "Shrimp Boy" Chow, the SF Examiner reported on Tuesday. New filings in federal...
From: Business Insider | By: Eugene Kim | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Notre Dame running back Greg Bryant will not suit up for the Irish this season. Coach Brian Kelly announced Tuesday that Bryant would remain on scholarship and would be allowed to practice with the team, but that he would not occupy a roster spot. [Yahoo...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Graham Watson | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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