New York City expands program linking students to tech jobs

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If you ask New York City, the Tech Talent Pipeline is a shining star in its technology education efforts. The program helps students find internships and training that get them cushier tech jobs when they graduate, and it appears to be paying off –… Powered by WPeMatico

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Google's ride-sharing platform is expanding beyond the Bay Area

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After successful tests of its casual carpool service in the Bay Area and Tel Aviv, Alphabet’s combination navigation app and ride-sharing platform Waze is ready to expand beyond its first two test markets. According to a new report from the Wall Stre… Powered by WPeMatico

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'Mass Effect' gets raunchy in its new Cards Against Humanity pack

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If your favorite part about Mass Effect is making jokes about the game’s wide-array of sexual paring options, you can skip Andromeda — Cards Against Humanity has announced a limited run Mass Effect expansion. Well, expansion is a bit of an overstate… Powered by WPeMatico

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'Overwatch' streamer destroys his in-game imposter

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Brian St. James is called Kephrii in the competitive Overwatch scene, and he’s known as the highest ranked Widowmaker player in the world. He recently ran into a hacker impersonating his gamer tag and using cheats, but instead of getting mad, the rea… Powered by WPeMatico

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Lawmaker: Chile and Texas don't share a flag, y'all

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The current roster of emojis includes many national flags, but not state-specific ones. So, left with few other options, people have taken to using the Chilean flag emoji (🇨🇱) to signify Texas pride. This makes sense considering how much the two flag… Powered by WPeMatico

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Snail venom provides a new way to treat chronic pain

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The Conus regius’ venom is bad news for its prey, and it’s been proven harmful to humans as well. For instance, a 2009 clinical case describes a diver who had trouble moving his arm for 12 hours after an attack. However, scientists from the Universit… Powered by WPeMatico

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NASA to announce a 'discovery beyond our solar system' tomorrow

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Exoplanets, those that orbit stars beyond our own Sun are the most likely places that we’ll discover extraterrestrial life. On Wednesday, February 22nd, NASA is planning to announce a “discovery beyond our solar system” at a press conference in Washi… Powered by WPeMatico

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Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned from Breitbart News

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Editor for Breitbart News, Milo Yiannopoulos, announced that he is resigning his position at the news network effective immediately. The move comes amid a firestorm of criticism after a video recently surfaced in which he advocated for adults to be a… Powered by WPeMatico

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Homeland Security staff locked out of their own networks

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Department of Homeland Security workers in Washington, DC ran into a massive headache when they came to work on Tuesday. Reuters sources say that staff were locked out of multiple networks starting around 5AM Eastern, possibly due to an issue with t… Powered by WPeMatico

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The Alienware 13 gets better with VR and impressive battery life

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Gaming laptops used to be an outlier in the world of portable computing. When the rest of the market was focused on extending battery life, gaming laptops doubled down on raw power and thick frames designed for better airflow. Trying to find a small… Powered by WPeMatico

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