1. Wonderful short film imagines the day when we conquer the solar system
     Published by The Verge on 2014-12-01 at 01:49:02

"I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote."
That quote from Moby Dick, perhaps more than anything else, best explains a fantastic and inspirational new short film called "Wanderers." In fewer than four minutes, the film takes y...

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2. Someone Made a Video of The Count Counting Pi to 10,000 Decimal Places
     Published by Gizmodo on 2014-12-01 at 01:30:00

Here's a weird little corner of the internet for you to devour. YouTube user Crysknife007 is well-known for hours-long sci-fi marathons of idling starship engines or the silent ambience of Rick Deckard's apartment
 . But this time, we get our favorite nu...

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3. Unreleased Sony movies leak online following studio hack
     Published by Endgadget on 2014-12-01 at 05:32:00

There may now be some strong evidence that the Sony Pictures hackers came across a treasure trove of sensitive info when they broke into the movie studio's networks. High-quality screener copies of Annie, Fury, Mr. Turner and Still Alice have reached...

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4. comScore: Ecommerce spending on Thanksgiving tops $1B for the first time, passes $1.5B on Black Friday
     Published by Venture Beat on 2014-12-01 at 02:26:58

Reports have been coming in all weekend about how Thanksgiving and Black Friday online sales are up this year, in double-digit percentages yet again, but now the first raw number estimates are finally here. comScore has announced that Thanksgiving Day thi...

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6. Lyft Sheds Some Of Its Quirks As It Seeks New Users
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2014-12-01 at 02:47:33

 The pink mustache. The fist bump. Riding up front, and chatting with the driver.
Those are all things which had come to define Lyft as a service over the earliest part of its journey, as it sought to win over users and position itself as an alternat...

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7. The best Android games and apps of November
     Published by Android Central on 2014-12-01 at 00:35:59

November is winding down and the dust is settling from Black Friday insanity, so it's time to look back on the month and all of the great new apps and games that have been released. This go-around we have some excellent strategy games, as well as a new a...

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8. "iPad Air Plus" Leak Supposedly Details Apple’s Upcoming Mega Tab
     Published by Gizmodo on 2014-12-01 at 03:40:00

This weekend, a leak from Japanese magazine Mac Fan (subsequently picked up by Macotakara) reveals what they believe to be schematics and specs surrounding Apple's rumored 12.2-inch tablet, the same mega tablet that Bloomberg reported was coming
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9. If George Lucas could screw up the new Star Wars trailer, it’d look like this
     Published by Polygon on 2014-12-01 at 01:20:36

Before the outright incoherent atrocity of the Star Wars prequels, there were the "Special Edition" re-releases of the original 1997 trilogy. You may remember, these were the simpering, unnecessary George Lucas re-cuts that gave us Greedo shoo...

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10. The Best Cyber Monday Deals
     Published by Gizmodo on 2014-12-01 at 00:35:00

Cyber Monday incoming. Bookmark this page and get ready. We'll be adding deals as we get them and hyperlinking as they go live. Follow us on Twitter to make sure you never miss a deal and follow our deal coverage year round on Kinja Deals.Read more...

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13. Sony terminates FIFA sponsorship amid ongoing corruption probe
     Published by Polygon on 2014-12-01 at 05:49:18

Sony has ended a 10-year sponsorship with FIFA that had put PlayStation's name on the pitch for the previous two World Cups.
The console maker says it opted out because of anticipated rising sponsorship costs. Still, the abandoned partnership ...

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14. The Decline and Fall of the RadioShack Retail Empire
     Published by Gizmodo on 2014-12-01 at 00:30:00

Welcome to Reading List, highlighting all the news stories you missed when you were arguing with your parents about Net Neutrality and/or slipping into a food coma. We've got great write ups from SB Nation, Nature, Businessweek, and Motherboard covering ...

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16. World’s Biggest LAN Party Had Over 22,000 Computers, Looked Awesome
     Published by Kotaku on 2014-12-01 at 05:30:00

Over the weekend, Dreamhack Winter went down. Beginning in 1994 with a couple of Swedish dudes who rented out a school hall to play some video games, it's now the world's biggest LAN party, bringing over 25,000 PC gamers together in the one spot for some...

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20. Uber now complies with India’s two-factor authentication requirement, calls it unnecessary and burdensome
     Published by Venture Beat on 2014-12-01 at 00:52:10

Uber today announced that it has complied with the Reserve Bank of India’s requirement that every transaction made with an Indian credit card use two-factor authentication (2FA). Yet the company has done so grudgingly: While 2FA is widely seen as a ...

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