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Trump launches Kickstarter clone FundAnything

Trump launches Kickstarter clone FundAnything

Most of us probably know Donald Trump as the orange-skinned, toupee wearing rich guy that likes to fire people on TV. Trump is probably best known for Celebrity Apprentice, but his real focus is in the world of real estate and business. Trump and a partner named Bill Zanker have announced that they intend to launch a Kickstarter competitor with the goal of bringing crowd funding to the masses.

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Syrian Internet outage mystery remains

Syrian Internet outage mystery remains

Internet services across Syria have come to a crashing halt as web traffic from the country dropped to nil slightly before 1900 GMT on Tuesday. Exactly what has caused the Internet outage remains unknown. This isn't the first time Syrians have been cut off from the Internet.

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YouTube readies subscription video channels tips report

YouTube readies subscription video channels tips report

Google has been pushing for years now to get more professionally created content on to its streaming video service. The problem for Google, who owns YouTube, is that while the streaming video site has a huge amount of traffic it has a difficult time generating revenue. One of the ways that YouTube has sought to generate revenue is to lure celebrities and other major content producers to its network to create all sorts of content.

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Liberator 3-D printed gun gets test fired

Liberator 3-D printed gun gets test fired

We have talked about the 3-D printed gun making company called Defense Distributed. These guys have designed components for weapons in the past that are made using standard 3-D printers. In the past, the company has worked on making individual components for existing weapons, recently it test fired its first fully 3-D printed gun. Things didn't end too well for that prototype weapon.

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What Should I Stick In My Finger?

What Should I Stick In My Finger?

It's probably too late now, but for the last week there may have been an unusual window of opportunity in which I could have embedded something cool into the tip of my finger. I lost it recently. The tip, that is. Of my finger. It happened in a freak office chair incident at a posh hotel in New York City. That's pretty much all you need to know, except that I lost about a centimeter of finger. I mean, I found it. The fingertip, that is; but it could not be reattached. It was not stitched. It was left agape and healing of its own devices. If I'm going to stick something in there to extend the capabilities of my digit in perpetuity, now is the time. Rarely is one greeted with such an open opportunity, literally, so of course I wonder what sort of technical marvel I could implant.

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