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What do you wish you could text to your first love? ‘The Unsent Project’ wants to know

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What text would you send your first love, if you had the guts to contact them out of the blue?

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Twitter timeline change will kill what makes it fun

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The prospect of a Twitter timeline determined not by date but by some arbitrary algorithm has me questioning my devotion to the now decade-old platform.

And I’m not the only one

In an exquisite piece of irony, the current top Twitter trend is #RIPTwitter, a hashtag devoted to decrying a new Twitter timeline algorithm that may arrive as early as next week. If it does, most people predict the end of Twitter.

I…

Ford is entering a factory-fresh 2017 Raptor pickup in a desert racing series

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To prove its toughness, Ford is taking its 2017 Ford Raptor desert racing.

Entering the 2016 Best in the Desert off-road racing series factory stock class does more than let Ford designers cover the courageous new performance truck in racing livery. It allows them to show off just how durable it really is.

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And it has plenty to prove. Unlike the last-gen Ford F-150-based…

Geofeedia Raises $17M To Help Businesses Tap Into Social Location Data

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Geofeedia Raises $17M To Help Businesses Tap Into Social Location Data

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The Java plug-in is dying, and not a moment too soon

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The death of the Java plug-in is swiftly approaching as we move toward a plug-in-free Internet.

Oracle announced its Java plug-in will be removed in the next development kit update, which does not yet have a release date. The announcement follows the trend of browsers removing plug-in support, including Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.

“By late 2015, many browser vendors have either removed or announced timelines for the removal of standards…

Sweary Twitter account is cutting the crap out of billboard ads

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LONDON — Some adverts are just begging to be parodied.

Whether it’s because they’re a bit awkward, because they’re trying to tell us something we know isn’t quite true, or simply because they’re just too damn easy to make fun of, there’s something about certain posters and logos that seems to scream “photoshop us”.

And that’s exactly what new Twitter account @WeFixYourAdvert is doing. Started by…

This New York City Airbnb listing takes Netflix and Chill very seriously

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Netflix and Chill just got the Airbnbtreatment in New York City.

Three hosts are bringing the meme to life by decking out a West Village 1-bedroom apartment with a Netflix and Chill theme. The room, which costs $400 a night, features a Netflix bedspread, “a fully stacked mini-bar,” an HD projector with an AppleTV and Netflix account” and access to the rooftop

The idea came from Tom Galle, a 31-year-old who works in advertising, Moises Sanabria, a 25-year-old artist, and Alyssa Davis, a…

Social Investing Startup SprinkleBit Raises $10M

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Social Investing Startup SprinkleBit Raises $10M

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