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Reddit’s tech community just got scolded, is no longer front page news

22. April 2014

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Thousands of self-managed forums make up Reddit’s sizable corner of the internet, but only a few dozen bear the coveted “default” status that places them on every new user’s list of subscribed communities. Now, there’s one fewer. A dramatic saga of… Engadget RSS Feed

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RIGZONE – Fracking Foes Cringe As Unions Back Drilling Boom

21. April 2014

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RIGZONE – Fracking Foes Cringe As Unions Back Drilling Boom: ‘via Blog this’ Interesting News Items

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“Riders On The Storm:” A Fictional Letter Explaining What Is Going On In Russia

21. April 2014

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Submitted by John Carter, Gennady, Hello! It’s a long time since we’ve spoken. I still remember our adventures in New York with pleasure. Of course, we’ve noticed the posts you’ve been making recently on RSB 117. Don’t worry, you aren’t in any trouble, these are all reasonable questions to ask. Have we really thought about more »

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Airbnb pulls over 2,000 sketchy New York City rental listings

21. April 2014

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Airbnb is clearly tired of getting grief from cities that say its customers’ short-term rentals are frequently illegal or otherwise a drain on the community. The company has revealed that it’s in the midst of removing more than 2,000 New York City… Engadget RSS Feed

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RIGZONE – Glencore To Buy Chad Oil Firm Caracal For $1.3B

21. April 2014

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RIGZONE – Glencore To Buy Chad Oil Firm Caracal For $ 1.3B: ‘via Blog this’ Interesting News Items

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FAA-approved drones report for duty on North Dakota farms

21. April 2014

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North Dakota will soon get a glimpse of a future where farmers can monitor their crops using small, flying drones. That’s because the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given the state the go-ahead to start… Engadget RSS Feed

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Must See HDTV for the week of April 21st: Archer, 30 for 30 and Parks & Rec

21. April 2014

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For this week’s listings, we’re switching thing up a bit, with a deeper look at some of the highlight. Check after the break to see what we think is especially worth watching this week, and drop in the comments the comments if you see any highlights… Engadget RSS Feed

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The Earnings Season: “House Of Cards”

21. April 2014

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Submitted by Lance Roberts of STA Wealth Management, Just like the hit series "House Of Cards," Wall Street earnings season has become rife with manipulation, deceit and obfuscation that could rival the dark corners of Washington, D.C. From time to time I do an analysis of the previous quarters earnings for the S&P 500 in order more »

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“It’s Impossible To Work Your Way Through College Nowadays”

21. April 2014

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“It’s impossible to work your way through college nowadays”…is the hard-to-swallow (but not entirely surprising) conclusion of Randal Olson’s research into just how extreme national tuition costs have become in the US. As The Atlantic notes, the economic cards are stacked such that today‚Äôs average college student, without support from financial aid and family resources, more »

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Libya begins drawing up new constitution

21. April 2014

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Libya’s constituent assembly, which has been charged with drawing up a new constitution, launched its work Monday in Al-Baida, in the country’s east where violence has been rife since the 2011 revolt. The Daily Star >> Live News

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