Tech Billionaire Thiel Aims to Justify His Trump Support


Peter Thiel, one of the few well-known Silicon Valley figures who has given Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump a public endorsement, on Monday reiterated his support at a National Press Club event in Washington. He prefaced his remarks with a disclaimer. “Nobody thinks his comments about women were acceptable,” Thiel told the gathering, referring to Trump. “I agree, they were clearly offensive and inappropriate.” However, a vote for Trump would not constitute an endorsement of his flaws or lack of judgment, Thiel argued.

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Jeep hackers show how to take control of vehicle moving at high speed

A pair of well-known hackers has found another way to take control of a Jeep Cherokee — this time while it’s moving at high speed.

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Meizu's new Pro 6 smartphone mimics Apple's iPhone 6s design & 3D Touch

Article Image Chinese smartphone maker Meizu — well-known for copying Apple’s iPhone designs in its products — on Wednesday announced the Pro 6, a phone which not only imitates design elements from the iPhone 6s but one of its signature features, 3D Touch.

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Commoditizing Software


For more than 50 years, the IT industry has followed a well-known script associated with emerging and evolving paradigms: First a product or category is introduced, then it gains wide market acceptance (or dies on the vine), followed by a long period when vendors and customers seek out ever more efficient ways to produce the thing. Ultimately, the category becomes so important that all must have it, and the only way to make money is to sell to very large, mass markets. That’s commoditization for you.

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Unreal developer blasts Microsoft, claims company wants to monopolize game development

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One of gaming’s most well-known developers, Tim Sweeney, has come out swinging against the Windows Store. Microsoft’s new Universal Windows Platform has been getting a lot of blowback from users, but this is the first developer we’ve seen attack it head-on — and he’s not pulling any punches, either.

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What a Southeast Asian tech boom means for US firms

It may be the least well-known tech boom in the emerging world. From Indonesia to Thailand, consumers in Southeast Asia, are getting online for the first time through smartphones – creating an Internet boom in the region.

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'The Order: 1886' leaps into the world of blockbuster video games

Independent video game studio Ready at Dawn is well-known for its titles played on handheld devices such as Sony’s PSP, but the game developer is now jumping into the Hollywood-esque blockbuster world of console titles with Friday’s release of “The Order: 1886.”

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Apple hires superstar designer Marc Newson, to work with personal friend Jony Ive

It was reported on Friday that well-known industrial designer Marc Newson will be joining Apple to work as part of close friend Jony Ive’s design team in an as-yet-unannounced capacity.



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Flash flaw could allow attackers to steal browser data on Macs, Adobe issues fix

A well-known vulnerability in Adobe’s Flash player that could allow malicious users to steal browser data — including cookies — on Macs, PCs, and Linux machines has been exploited for the first time, prompting Adobe to issue a patch and urge users to upgrade their system as soon as possible.



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