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Microsoft and Facebook to build a high-speed underwater cable connecting the U.S. to Europe

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Facebook and Microsoft on Thursday announced that they are teaming up to build a subsea cable across the Atlantic Ocean.

In a blog post, Microsoft says that the goal of the cable is to “help meet the growing customer demand for high speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services” for Microsoft, Facebook and others.

Construction on the new “MAREA” cable will start in August and is expected to be completed in October 2017. The cable system will be 6,600 km (4,100 miles) in length….

Reddit CTO Marty Weiner on building a home for the Internet’s wildest community

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Reddit CTO Marty Weiner on building a home for the Internet’s wildest community

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Father took teenage daughter out of state to marry her rapist

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Going by his logic that “if you get them pregnant then you marry them,” a father in Idaho reportedly took his teenage daughter to Missouri last year to marry her recently convicted rapist.

Keith Strawn was sentenced to a felony count of injury to a child Tuesday. He’ll serve at least 60 days in jail on a suspended sentence of four years.

Strawn took his then-14-year-old daughter to Missouri in August 2015, where he allegedly allowed…

Father took teenage daughter out of state to marry her rapist

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Going by his logic that “if you get them pregnant then you marry them,” a father in Idaho reportedly took his teenage daughter to Missouri last year to marry her recently convicted rapist.

Keith Strawn was sentenced to a felony count of injury to a child Tuesday. He’ll serve at least 60 days in jail on a suspended sentence of four years.

Strawn took his then-14-year-old daughter to Missouri in August 2015, where he allegedly allowed…

Siri can unlock your front door with August’s HomeKit-ready smart lock

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“Siri, unlock my door.”

That phrase is something I have enjoyed muttering into my iPhone or Apple Watch far too much as of late. You see, I installed August’s newest Smart Lock, Keypad, and Connect just over a week ago.

At this point, I could ditch my house key altogether, opting to let Siri play the role of gatekeeper to my humble abode. Then again, I’d be a single dead battery or lost iPhone away from being locked out.

Using a…

Siri can unlock your front door with August’s HomeKit-ready smart lock

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“Siri, unlock my door.”

That phrase is something I have enjoyed muttering into my iPhone or Apple Watch far too much as of late. You see, I installed August’s newest Smart Lock, Keypad, and Connect just over a week ago.

At this point, I could ditch my house key altogether, opting to let Siri play the role of gatekeeper to my humble abode. Then again, I’d be a single dead battery or lost iPhone away from being locked out.

Using a…

Siri can unlock your front door with August’s HomeKit-ready smart lock

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“Siri, unlock my door.”

That phrase is something I have enjoyed muttering into my iPhone or Apple Watch far too much as of late. You see, I installed August’s newest Smart Lock, Keypad, and Connect just over a week ago.

At this point, I could ditch my house key altogether, opting to let Siri play the role of gatekeeper to my humble abode. Then again, I’d be a single dead battery or lost iPhone away from being locked out.

Using a…

Japanese island tells tourists to stop farting in public

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Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan, welcomes millions of visitors each year to its hot springs and ski resorts. But it would really like it if all of you stopped burping, farting and talking so loudly in public.

Paula Abdul, Boyz II Men, Dream in same festival lineup because it’s 2001

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In case you were under the impression that the nation had finally grown out of its “the ’90s were so much better” phase, the Summer MixTape Festival in Hershey, Pennsylvania, has announced a lineup that’s more ’90s than a Lisa Frank notebook.