CryptoKitties, a game about digital cats, is bringing cryptocurrencies to the mainstream

A flood of demand in buying and selling digital cats brought cryptocurrency Ethereum to a crawl last week after unexpected demand clogged up the network. The cats being sold, called CryptoKitties, ended up making up 25 percent of Ethereum’s demand and earned the host site 4.5 million page views about a week after the digital cats launched.

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Fact-Checking Social Content


There’s an argument that it’s not Facebook’s job to fact-check the growing flood of fake news coming at us through its portal. After all, Facebook is just a set of pipes delivering something and is not responsible for the content. Nebulous others have that responsibility. However, Facebook is in the business of delivering content to a wide variety of people for a multitude of reasons. Businesses have an expectation that Facebook will deliver to them readers with a potential for making purchases or otherwise engaging with brands.

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Windows 10 review: The two-minute version

Microsoft’s latest iteration of its 30-year-old Windows operating system has arrived. And with it, a flood of positive, albeit prolix, reviews. So, here’s the two-minute version from Brooke Crothers that touches on the most important changes and saves you from wading through 5,000 words.

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Apple tries to close iPhone 6 Plus 'bend-gate' as fashionistas come to grips with larger iPhones

Apple on Thursday responded to the the flood of criticism leveled at the supposed ease with which the jumbo-sized iPhone 6 Plus bends during normal use, saying that just nine customers have complained about such an issue, while fashion-conscious consumers have once again proven that Apple can’t please everyone.



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Samsung smartphone trade-in requests surge in wake of Apple's iPhone 6 announcements

The unveiling of Apple’s iPhone 6 handsets has unsurprisingly fueled a flood of trade-in requests from previous-generation iPhone owners lured by the new devices’ larger displays and bonus features. But they’re not the only ones preparing to make the jump — many owners of smartphones from Apple’s chief rival Samsung are also eager to upgrade their experience.



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