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Are you ready to see the best mashup of 2015? It’s subtle, it’s brilliant and it’s one of those things that you’ll never get out of your head after you watch it. Kris Sundberg, a VFX artist who worked on films such as Divergent and Into the Storm, has remade the Mad Max: Fury Road trailer with Mario Kart visual effects, and I think I’ve watched it a dozen times already. DON’T MISS: Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak reflect on early Apple days in rare video What’s so great about the mashup is that it’s not just footage from the film spliced together with footage from the game, but a perfect blend of the two, morphing elements of the movie into characters, items and sounds from the

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Technically Incorrect: A Russian woman is taking a selfie while holding a 9mm gun, according to a news story. It doesn't quite go to plan, but she survives.

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The legendary Rick Baker is selling work including animatronics and puppets from "Gremlins 2" and "Men in Black." Find out what Mogwai monsters and alien gems await.

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(Reuters) - An online dating site for adults seeking sexual trysts has been hacked, potentially compromising the personal information of some of its 64 million members, the company said on Friday. AdultFriendFinder.com, part of Sunnyvale, California-based FriendFinder Networks Inc, said it had contacted law enforcement, including the FBI, and a private investigative team to review the incident. "FriendFinder Networks Inc. recently became aware of a potential data security incident," the company said in a statement on Friday.

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Technically Incorrect: Your mother's maiden name? The name of your first dog? Easy meat for a hacker. Got a clever answer instead? Just try remembering it.

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Google’s recently launched MVNO wireless initiative sounds like an intriguing proposition for Nexus 6 owners, especially now that the company is sending out the first invites for it. However, many users who have asked for an invite might have to wait a longer time before they’ll be able to actually start using it. DON’T MISS: A major feature from Android M and the next-gen Nexus phone has leaked According to Droid-Life, Google sent out emails telling everyone who signed up for Project Fi that invites may only arrive at some point in mid-summer. Apparently, Google wants to ensure a “high-quality experience,” to all Project Fi subscribers, although the company isn’t explaining what that means and whether it’s related to Project Fi coverage.

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The software maker is struggling to make sure its online stores are clean, well-lighted places for apps, even as it readies the update to its Windows operating system.

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The ridiculously fun new version of Mad Max has only been in theaters for a week, but the hot takes, memes, and mash-ups are already popping up with a fury. Mad Max met The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, MRAs threw a fit, and we even made a parody of our own by placing the oily hunks of Magic Mike: XXL alongside the dystopian future of Fury Road in Mad Mike: XXL. Above you see Mario Kart: Fury Road, a mash-up between the George Miller movie and everyone's favorite polygonal go-kart racing game.

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ZDNet and CNET writer Zack Whittaker is in the studio today talking Internet security, attention spans, the Light Phone and what "words" have been added to the Scrabble dictionary.

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By annotating the active genes and structures that make up glioblastoma tumors, researchers have created a roadmap for the deadliest form of brain cancer. "Nobody has made a glioblastoma atlas that shows what we've done, [which is] to analyze the tumors from 41 patients in depth," explains Ralph Pulchaski, principal investigator at the Ivy Glioblastoma Project and a cancer biologist at the Allen Institute for Brain Science. Glioblastomas are highly cancerous brain tumors that originate from astrocytes, the star-shaped cells that make up supportive tissue of the brain.

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On appearance, Kaira Villanueva seems to be an average sophomore student at Columbia University tracing her way through New York with a well-worn backpack, scratched-up MetroCard, and a youthful curiosity. Except she's not typical. As a Latina computer science major, unfortunately, there is nothing common about her career path. And after...

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Mozilla is learning that making smartphones dirt cheap doesn't guarantee success when you're running up against Google's Android operating system. CNET reports that in an email to employees sent out on Thursday, CEO Chris Beard made it clear that the company will soon be changing its mobile strategy. The company seems determined to produce enticing options across a broad range of prices, and more Mozilla employees will likely be asked to help gauge just how Firefox OS phones stack up against an endless sea of Android competition. Mozilla is thinking about adding support for Android apps as another way of giving Firefox OS a boost.

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On Wednesday, Spotify took the stage in NYC to unveil a host of additions that will soon be arriving on its service, including videos, podcasts and a surprisingly extensive list of content partners. We got a peek of the updated app during the presentation, but on Friday, 9to5Mac shared a heap of screenshots from the redesigned Spotify app on iOS. DON’T MISS: 3 new iOS 9 features were just revealed in a huge new leak The update hasn’t publicly rolled out yet for mobile devices, but someone with access to the update sent a gallery of photos to 9to5Mac earlier today. In the images, we get a closer look at Now playlists, podcast functionality and tempo detection while running. Save for the new features, the user interface of the app appears to be

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The "Tomorrowland" future is bright -- especially if you watch it in a theater with Dolby Vision. Also coming to the world of tomorrow: 38 new emojis and a possible flag for planet Earth.

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It's not a release candidate, but the latest Windows 10 preview has plenty of interesting new features and apps to explore. Here are some first impressions on what's improved and what's still missing in action.

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Large numbers of bottlenose dolphins have been washing up on the shores of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the largest spill to take place in US waters. In the latest study, researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration describe serious health issues in washed-up dolphins that are linked to petroleum product exposure, strengthening the link between dolphins' deaths and the BP-owned well's spill. The researchers looked at 46 dolphins that washed up between 2010 and 2012, finding lung and adrenal lesions as well as an increased likelihood that they had of bacterial pneumonia.

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Now this is a phone that should give you at least a full day’s charge… and very likely at least three. GizmoChina brings us word that Chinese manufacturer Innos has just released a new smartphone that features a huge 6,000mAh battery, which just happens to be the biggest battery we’ve ever seen on a smartphone. Innos says this will deliver power that lasts between three to five days per charge depending on use. DON’T MISS: Here’s the complete set of 38 new emoji coming to your phone next year How did the little-known manufacturer pack so much battery power into what looks like a pretty thin device? “The manufacturer uses a unique ‘Double cell structure’ technology,” GizmoChina informs us. “It comprises of two batteries, one being an

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The world's largest software maker was poised to make its biggest acquisition to date, but talks fell through, according to CNBC.

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By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The founder of virtual reality glasses maker Oculus VR Inc, acquired by Facebook Inc for $2 billion, has been accused of taking confidential information he learned while working with another company and passing it off as his own, according to a lawsuit filed this week. The plaintiff, Hawaii-based company Total Recall Technologies, said it hired Oculus founder Palmer Luckey in 2011 to build a prototype head mounted display. Facebook's $2 billion acquisition of Oculus last year was its first-ever hardware deal, as the company sought a way into the fast-growing wearable devices arena.

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Containers, converged networks and hardware commoditization will greatly influence your future cloud and datacenter strategy.

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Our return to Camp Firewood is only a few months away, when Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp premieres on Netflix. Everyone looks excited for the eight-episode prequel series. And they still totally look like teenagers. Yup.

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Last year at the MIT CIO Symposium, I had the opportunity to participate on a panel regarding the Board / CEO relationship with the CIO. The panel was moderated by the Wall Street Journal's Michael Hickins. Earlier in the year, Michael and I spoke about the challenges of security and innovation in a post-Snowden / Target era. In the panel I...

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