1. It’s not just you: Twitter’s all jacked up tonight
     Published by Android Central on 2014-12-29 at 05:55:17

If Twitter suddenly logged you out of your mobile apps and won't let you back in — or a device or a desktop, actually — you're not alone. In fact, you're in damned good company. We're locked out, too. Question is if any of us remembers how to communi...

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3. The Interview makes over $15 million online, beating movie theaters
     Published by The Verge on 2014-12-29 at 04:11:00

The Interview did far better online than it did in its limited theatrical release. Sony Pictures has revealed that the film pulled in over $15 million over the holiday weekend from online purchases and rentals alone in the US and Canada. The st...

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4. Twitter error kicks Android app users out of their accounts
     Published by The Verge on 2014-12-29 at 07:21:15

Something strange is happening to mobile Twitter. The social network's official Android app is currently kicking users out of their accounts, blocking their progress with an error when they try to log back in. Twitter's mobile website also appe...

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5. Chaos Computer Club Says They Can Hack Your Fingerprint
     Published by Gizmodo on 2014-12-29 at 03:36:58

Right now in Hamburg, Germany, the largest European hacker association, the Chaos Computer Club (CCC), is holding its 31st annual congress that's a four-day fest of all things hacking. Other than having a pretty rad name
 , CCC is well-known for detailin...

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6. Apple begins offering ‘The Interview’ on iTunes
     Published by CNet on 2014-12-29 at 00:13:33

Controversial movie at center of Sony hack debuts on iTunes four days after release on other video platforms.

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7. New documents reveal which encryption tools the NSA couldn’t crack
     Published by The Verge on 2014-12-29 at 04:53:03

Thanks to Edward Snowden, we're getting a new look at which programs can successfully keep out the NSA. A report in Der Spiegel has shed new light on the NSA's encryption-breaking programs, and put a spotlight on the handful of programs that a...

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10. This is what The Wire looks like in HD
     Published by The Verge on 2014-12-29 at 02:41:01

Fans of The Wire have been eagerly waiting to see how the beloved show has made the transition from 4:3 standard definition to its new widescreen, HD versions. Leading up to its premiere this past Friday, HBO has kept its HD remasters of The Wi...

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12. Game of Thrones is most torrented show of 2014
     Published by The Verge on 2014-12-29 at 04:49:01

There's no denying it: lots of people like Game of Thrones, and a good portion of those fans have no problem illegally downloading the show to enjoy it. For the third year in a row, the HBO series is the most torrented TV show of the year, acc...

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13. Cyber-attacks on South Korean nuclear power operator continue
     Published by The Guardian on 2014-12-29 at 00:04:23

Firm says nuclear power plants are operating safely and are secure from attack, and it has stepped up its cybersecurity Continue reading...

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15. Russian Startup Livemap Lands $300K Grant For Its Motorcycle Helmet With Built-In Navigation
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2014-12-29 at 00:30:59

 As we’re coming up on the next Consumer Electronics Show, I got an update from one of the companies that participated in TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield at the last CES — Russian startup Livemap.
The Livemap team is working to cr...

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16. PlayStation Network is back online after Christmas Day attack
     Published by Endgadget on 2014-12-29 at 02:08:00

Three days after Lizard Squad's latest denial of service attack knocked the PlayStation Network offline (and Xbox Live, we'd add), the internet gaming service is gradually getting back on its feet. Sony now says that PSN should be up and running for ...

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17. How Many Millions Should I Take From My Startup?
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2014-12-29 at 00:03:30

 Dear Danny, I am a young founder currently finishing a fundraising process and have multiple term sheets at absurd valuations with no expectation of offering board seats. I am trying to find ways to distinguish between these offers, and I recently h...

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18. Finding The Elusive Big Wisdom In Big Data
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2014-12-29 at 04:34:08

 You probably already know ‘Big Data’ is top of mind heading into 2015. How could you not? You are hearing about it constantly from vendors and journalists alike (guilty as charged). And you know what that hype says, right? Big data is go...

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20. The best of the rest 2014: Alien: Isolation is the boldest, best game of the year
     Published by Polygon on 2014-12-29 at 04:30:02

Every year the Polygon staff chooses 10 excellent games to award our Game of the Year honors, but that means some games we love don't quite make the cut. This year we've decided to run a series of opinion pieces by members of the Polygon staff ...

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