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The Twitch purchase - more proof that cable TV is dying

Recode: Amazon to Acquire Twitch for More Than $1 Billion

Peter Kafka and Eric Johnson, reporting for Recode:

Amazon is buying videogame streaming site Twitch for more than $1 billion to edge past Netflix and Youtube in a race for younger viewers, according to a source.

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SpaceX on path to save government huge pile of dough

 

SpaceX wins intermediate victory over US in launch contract case

The United States government has lost its bid to toss SpaceX’s lawsuit over lucrative national security-related launch contracts.

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Telling people how we will horribly mess things up probably won't change anyone's views

 

How Western Civilization Ended, Circa 2014 |

You don’t know it yet. There’s no way that you could. But 400 years from now, a historian will write that the time in which you’re now living is the “Penumbral Age” of human history—meaning, the period when a dark shadow began to fall over us all.

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