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Windows 10 will come with ‘Candy Crush Saga,’ whether you like it or not



We hope you like matching candies, because Windows 10 will come with Candy Crush Saga pre-installed.

In addition to Windows classics like Solitaire, Minesweeper and Hearts, Windows 10 will come with King’s addictive candy-charged puzzle game.

Candy Crush Saga will automatically be installed for customers that upgrade to or download Windows 10 for periods of time following the game launch,” Microsoft wrote in a blog…

Google cracks down on phishing with new Chrome extension



Google has unveiled a new Chrome extension aimed at thwarting phishing attacks.

The free, open-source extension, called Password Alert, will send a warning whenever you type your Google password into a website outside of the Google domain. The service is designed to protect against unauthenticated emails and harmful websites that pose as real services in order to lure you into inadvertently turning over your password to hackers.

BuzzFeed Pitches Advertisers On “Pound” Tech That Tracks A Story’s Viral Spread

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Blogging your way to your dream job at a startup



So you want to work at a startup. You know how to handle interviews and you know what startup skills you need. You know your strengths and can’t wait to hustle.

Three years ago, I was in the same position. After working in the corporate world of fashion at Louis Vuitton and Aritzia, I was dying to work at a startup. I was particularly energized by Wantering, an up-and-coming fashion tech company, so I wrote a blog post on my personal fashion blog about why I thought Wantering was so…

9 things brands should consider before launching a blog



Recently, I’ve come across a number of brands that started a blog years ago but have all but abandoned it, or never even created one to begin with. Sure, both situations seems shocking in this day, what with all the turnkey blog platforms and abundance of data showing the benefits of having a blog.

But let’s not dwell on their idling (usually due to a lack of resources, which we can all empathize with). Instead, let’s discuss how they can start fresh with a clean slate and a clear strategy….

In Twitch hack, users’ personal data may have been stolen



Amazon-owned game streaming service Twitch was hacked, the company announced in a blog post Monday. The attackers gained access to users’ account information.

The company also sent an email to users, warning that their account information may have been compromised, including email addresses, passwords (cryptographically protected, according to Twitch), IP addresses and limited credit card information. Full credit card numbers aren’t stored by Twitch, but other personal data is, such as card…

+SocialGood UK is on Friday, and tickets are going fast



Tickets are nearly sold out for Friday’s +SocialGood UK conference in London, which will bring together elected officials, activists, leaders and influencers to explore how technology and new media can work together to spur social change in the UK and beyond.

Speakers including Cosmopolitan.co.uk Digital Editor Kate Lucey, Open Source Investigator and founder of the Brown Moses blog Eliot Higgins and United Nations Foundation…

Former NBA MVP Steve Nash calls it a career



The yearly grind of the NBA’s 82-game schedule is brutal, but that will no longer be a concern for Laker’s guard Steve Nash, who announced his retirement on Saturday

A two-time league MVP and the third-ranked all-time leader in assists, at 6 feet 3 inches tall, Nash go does as one of the greatest guards the game has ever seen, but his final years in Los Angeles were marred by injury and disappointment

Nash broke the…

The most underwhelming images of the solar eclipse



Solar eclipses are rare events, so it’s only natural they should cause more than a little excitement.

Sadly, though, sometimes mother nature refuses to play ball.

Friday’s eclipse was blocked for many by clouds, and Twitter was awash with mundane works of art as #anticlimax started trending

Less than spectacular eclipse action in London pic.twitter.com/06018RNQzk

— Kaya Burgess (@kayaburgess) March 20, 2015

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