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Maybe the Internet Isn’t Tearing Us Apart After All

VIKINGMAIDEN88 IS TWENTY-SIX years old. She enjoys reading history and writing poetry. Her signature quote is from Shakespeare. I gleaned all this from her profile and posts on Stormfront.org, America’s most popular online hate site. I also learned that Vikingmaiden88 has enjoyed the content on the site of the newspaper I work for, the New York Times. She wrote an ... Read More »

SpotCam HD Eva review: The security features are good, but the app isn’t

SpotCam is a relatively recent entrant in the DIY security sweepstakes, offering a trio of HD (720p) indoor and outdoor cameras. The $160 SpotCam HD Eva looks to muscle in—perhaps literally, given its bulky body—on the crowded Dropcam/Nestcam space with attractive features such as 24-hour continuous recording and motorized pan/tilt. A few peccadilloes, however, keep it from the top tier. ... Read More »

Moto ‘batwing’ isn’t going away, new boot animaition for all Moto devices

“Hello Moto” was Motorola’s slogan for a long time, since around or before the time of theRAZR flip phone. This iconic slogan was also a default ringtone for many who owned Motorola Handsets. Although some might not know it, Motorola’s ‘batwing’ is one of the most iconic logos when it comes to cellphones and communications. Since Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola ... Read More »

Ubisoft’s just-announced Assassin’s Creed VR experience isn’t a game

Assassin’s Creed is coming to virtual reality. The film, not the game. But not really the film? It’s all sort of confusing, just like every single one of these VR “experiments” by non-gaming companies. Last night, Fox took to the stage at AMD’s press conference to announce Assassin’s Creed VR Experience, a collaboration between the studio and its visual effects ... Read More »

No, Mom, Twitter isn’t just for stalkers

In the third installment of CNBC’s social media on campus series, a senior at the University of Washington in Seattle, Haylee Millikan, explains how social media went from totally taboo to totally changing her life and the world of political activism. I wasn’t allowed to have an account on social media until I was 15. Of course, I didn’t obey ... Read More »

This market isn’t done rallying yet: Technician

On Monday, the Nikkei rose 2 percent, closing near a one-month high, after the Bank of Japan’s decision to take interest rates into negative territory. And according to one technician, Japanese stocks aren’t done with their rally just yet. Craig Johnson of Piper Jaffray said that EWJ, the ETF that tracks Japanese stocks, is set up for a relief rally ... Read More »

Hulu’s biggest problem isn’t a Time Warner buy-in

Hulu has been firing on all cylinders lately, so of course the service’s pay-TV overlords are scheming the best way to ruin it. Late last month, the Wall Street Journal reported that Time Warner—the media company, which is separate from Time Warner Cable—was looking to buy a 25-percent stake in Hulu. One of Time Warner’s goals, according to the Journal’s ... Read More »