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  • An entrepreneur’s guide to Moscow: Scaling between the golden domes

    An entrepreneur’s guide to Moscow: Scaling between the golden domes

    The majesty of Moscow is no secret, but relatively few Westerners have had the chance to get to know it up close. Fulfilling a longtime dream, a team member recently had the special opportunity to...

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  • Here’s how to watch Samsung’s Galaxy S10 event live

    Here’s how to watch Samsung’s Galaxy S10 event live

    Yes, the time is upon us – today Samsung will unveil its new Galaxy range of devices! The event starts at 2PM in New York (EST) and you can livestream the whole thing here. Or, if you’re that way...

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  • SCOUT is the portable charger that’s thought of everything — and now, it’s half off

    SCOUT is the portable charger that’s thought of everything — and now, it’s half off

    With so many different device standards, power protocols, connecting cables and more, your power answer needs to start with versatility. A great place to start is the SCOUT Wireless 5,000mAh...

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  • Xiaomi Mi 9 is a worthy competitor to Huawei Mate 20 Pro – on paper

    Xiaomi Mi 9 is a worthy competitor to Huawei Mate 20 Pro – on paper

    We finally have 2019’s first flagship launch: the Mi 9. This is Xiaomi’s ambitious device, that has Qualcomm‘s new Snapdragon 855 processor, and a triple-camera system led by a 48-megapixel...

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  • Shutting down the internet doesn’t work, but governments keep doing it anyway

    Shutting down the internet doesn’t work, but governments keep doing it anyway

    As the internet continues to gain considerable power and agency around the world, many governments have moved to regulate it. And where regulation fails, some states resort to internet shutdowns...

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  • How to decentralize social media, according to Wikipedia’s co-founder

    How to decentralize social media, according to Wikipedia’s co-founder

    The problem about social media is that it is centralized. Centralization empowers massive corporations and governments to steal our privacy and restrict our speech and autonomy. What should exist...

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  • Here are the 5 hottest startups in Poland

    Here are the 5 hottest startups in Poland

    You may know Poland for its unpronounceable surnames and sour cabbage in absolutely every meal possible, however, this Central European nation is so much more than pickled vegetables and delicious...

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  • Logitech is bringing back its best gaming mouse with essential upgrades

    Logitech is bringing back its best gaming mouse with essential upgrades

    More than a decade ago, Logitech delighted gamers with the MX518, a high-precision mouse tooled for players who wanted performance without all the bells and whistles – and a modest price point....

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  • Chinese cyberattacks on the US are on the rise again after a years-long truce

    Chinese cyberattacks on the US are on the rise again after a years-long truce

    After a few years of slowdown, it looks like China’s back to hacking US entities, according to a report by Crowdstrike, a cybersecurity firm. The report notes China’s collecting intelligence for...

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  • Binance launches its decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, but there’s a catch

    Binance launches its decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, but there’s a catch

    Following months of anticipation and numerous teasers, Binance has finally launched its decentralized cryptocurrency exchange (DEX) powered by its own blockchain, Binance Chain. But hold your...

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  • Listen up, Apple: This is our wishlist for the (rumored) 16-inch MacBook Pro

    Listen up, Apple: This is our wishlist for the (rumored) 16-inch MacBook Pro

    A report emerged this weekend with rumors of a new Apple laptop lineup. If analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is right — and he’s hands-down the most reliable source of information about Apple’s supply chain —...

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  • The PlayStation Vita started what Nintendo’s Switch perfected

    The PlayStation Vita started what Nintendo’s Switch perfected

    PlayStation‘s Japanese store recently marked the PS Vita as scheduled for discontinuation (soon), as we all suspected it would. Now seems like the perfect time to remember what it contributed to...

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  • The VR revolution is already here — and it isn’t gaming

    The VR revolution is already here — and it isn’t gaming

    Reports of the death of virtual reality are greatly exaggerated. In fact, far from dying, the VR industry is poised for explosive growth in the near-term according to analysts. Modern VR headsets...

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  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro: A long-term review of 2018’s most ambitious phone

    Huawei Mate 20 Pro: A long-term review of 2018’s most ambitious phone

    When I first laid my hands on Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro in October, I thought it was the most ambitious phone I’d seen in years. It checked off almost every feature you’d want in a 2018 phone: an...

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  • Something magical happens if you google Rihanna and your birthday

    Something magical happens if you google Rihanna and your birthday

    Seriously. Do it. Go to Google.com, type in “Rihanna (your DOB),” you’ll get… a picture of Rihanna taken on the anniversary of your birth. To Rihanna fans (me), seeing her in a fabulous and...

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  • How to use two-factor authentication on popular PC gaming platforms

    How to use two-factor authentication on popular PC gaming platforms

    Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice on how to get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an easy-to-implement...

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  • Why French unicorn BlaBlaCar still believes in ‘done is better than perfect’

    Why French unicorn BlaBlaCar still believes in ‘done is better than perfect’

    For our ongoing series Fundamentals, we’re looking at different companies worldwide and the basic principles they were built on. This time: ride-sharing service BlaBlaCar. Yes, the name sounds a...

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  • This $20 course shows you how to shoot amazing videos right on your DLSR

    This $20 course shows you how to shoot amazing videos right on your DLSR

    As an accomplished director and cinematographer, Jessica Dimmock knows all the tricks for shooting quality video that can be both visually compelling and tell a story. Now, you can take advantage...

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  • EU’s proposed upload filters suck and YouTube’s ‘child pornography’ snafu shows why

    EU’s proposed upload filters suck and YouTube’s ‘child pornography’ snafu shows why

    YouTube just backtracked its inexplicable decision to delete three popular Pokémon Go channels — Trainer Tips, Mystic7, and Marksman — for violating the platform’s rules against sexualizing...

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  • This video game lets you throw tampons at ‘menstrual haters’ and I love it

    This video game lets you throw tampons at ‘menstrual haters’ and I love it

    We live in a world where periods are seen as something to be ashamed of, even though women have had them since the dawn of time. Many blame the menstruation taboo on a lack of general education,...

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