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How tech can stand up to racism and bigotry

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The tech industry has serious issues with bias and sexism — this is not news. Our progress toward equality is slow and imperfect. But as the news cycle pivots from the Google Manifesto to the deadly actions of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, we have a unique and critical opportunity to be on the right side of history when it comes to denouncing intolerance. Technology companies must seize the chance to resist hatred and stand on the front lines of resistance.

As the world…

Yes, there’s now an app with the sole purpose of showing you dank memes

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If you enjoy wasting time on the internet, you’re probably going to love Memeois, the new iOS app made solely to deliver you the hottest new memes.

The app was made by 17-year-old Anushk Mittal and is free for download on iOS. Just be warned that the only way to enter the app is by signing in through a Facebook account. We don’t see any reason to be alarmed up front, but it’s something you might want to consider before…

Enough with the online collectible card games

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Yesterday’s announcement of a collectible card game based on Dota 2 was the moment that the video game industry reached its saturation point with card games.

When Hearthstone came out in 2014, Blizzard unwittingly set off an avalanche of copycat online collectible card games. Developers undoubtedly saw the success of the World of Warcraft-based card game and thought, “Hey, we can do that, too,” and now all of these projects are trickling out of development darkness and scrambling to stand…

Valve announced a game that’s not ‘Half-Life 3′ and the crowd’s response says it all

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Artifact is Valve Corporation’s first new game that isn’t a VR tech demo to be announced since Dota 2, which released in 2013. And… well… it’s not called Half-Life 3.

That last point is likely what prompted the hilarious group response in the above video, featuring the immediate aftermath of Artifact‘s reveal at Valve’s annual Dota 2 tournament, The International. Though to be fair, the crowd could also be taking a position on the seemingly unending onslaught of collectible card…

This clock is actually a human face

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A Tokyo-based artistic design studio called we+ has developed a clock that is actually a human face. It follows time with its eyes and mouth and is meant to represent the heavy burden that time has on human life. Read more…

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Vladimir Putin signs law banning VPN access for Russian internet users

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Just one day after it was revealed that Apple had removed virtual private networking (VPN) apps from its China App Store at the behest of the government, we’ve learned that officials in Russia are cracking down on VPN services, too.

Vladimir Putin signs law banning VPN access for Russian internet users

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Just one day after it was revealed that Apple had removed virtual private networking (VPN) apps from its China App Store at the behest of the government, we’ve learned that officials in Russia are cracking down on VPN services, too.

The fastest and easiest way to share GIFs to Instagram on iPhone and Android

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Sharing photos and videos to Instagram is a no-brainer. But sharing GIFs? That requires a little more work.

The first thing you need to know about sharing GIFs to Instagram is that you’re not really sharing a GIF after it’s all said and done.

The fastest and easiest way to share GIFs to Instagram on iPhone and Android

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Sharing photos and videos to Instagram is a no-brainer. But sharing GIFs? That requires a little more work.

The first thing you need to know about sharing GIFs to Instagram is that you’re not really sharing a GIF after it’s all said and done.

9GAG CEO Ray Chan: ‘Building a healthy community is a never-ending battle’