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The internet thinks Ed Sheeran's portrait looks like Van Gogh and we totally get it

Ed Sheeran with his new portrait at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Image: Jorge Herrera/SilverHub/REX/Shutterstock By Rachel Thompson2017-05-03 12:10:16 UTC You know you’re kind of a big deal when the National Portrait Gallery displays a portrait of you. Ed ...

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One of the worst comments sections on the internet is shutting down

Good riddance to one of the worst places to socialize on the internet. Amazon-owned IMDb announced today it will be closing down its discussion board later this month, and turning off the ability for users to private message each other. ...

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Attention internet: WikiLeaks is now anti-leaks

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Image: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire By Colin Daileda2017-01-06 22:16:09 UTC Hello and welcome to an odd alternate reality. WikiLeaks, an online bastion of government leaks, sent out a tweet early Friday decrying a bit of leaked information. ...

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The NTSB is investigating the ‘structural failure’ of Facebook’s Aquila internet drone

Say what you will about the merits of Facebook’s Internet.org and Free Basics — it’s pretty cool that they’re building a huge, solar-powered, laser-shooting drone to deliver it. But a “structural failure” that occurred on the Aquila’s first test flight ...

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27 times Kate Beckinsale's Instagram won the internet

By Sam Haysom2016-09-24 08:30:00 UTC LONDON — When she’s not busy knocking the stuffing out of werewolves, British actress Kate Beckinsale is hard at work being awesome on Instagram. Obviously she’s got competition — there are a lot of celebrities ...

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Frank Ocean releases visual album 'Endless' and the internet freaks out

Frank Ocean performs on stage during Day 3 of Pemberton Music and Arts Festival on July 20, 2014 in Pemberton, Canada. Image: FilmMagic/Andrew Chin/GETTY By Marcus Gilmer2016-08-19 03:52:15 UTC Frank Ocean is back at it, messing with our minds and ...

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Snapchat funds ‘Real Life’ internet magazine examining tech and modern life

If you’ve been aching for some high-minded chatter on the topic of how we, as social animals living in a postmodern society, interact with and are affected by social media and technology, you’re in luck. Snapchat is funding a site ...

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One chip to rule them all? The Internet of Things and the next great era of hardware

Narbeh Derhacobian Crunch Network Contributor Narbeh Derhacobian is the co-founder and CEO of Adesto Technologies, which provides application-specific, ultra-low-power non-volatile memory products. How to join the network It’s been almost 10 years since Apple unveiled the iPhone. Since that day, ...

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Rethinking security for the Internet of Things

Mike Gault Crunch Network Contributor Mike Gault is the founder and CEO of blockchain technology platform Guardtime. More posts by this contributor: How to join the network Many people scoffed in January 2014 when Cisco CEO John Chambers pegged the ...

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Donald Trump proposes ‘closing the Internet’ as a way to fight terrorism

Share This article Politicians here in the US aren’t generally known for embracing modern technology. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) publicly boasted this year that he’s never sent an email. Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and John McCain (R-AZ) said they only check ...

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