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Bots rule the internet, North Korea linked to Sony hack, top 2014 Google searches #whatsgooingon

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It’s the last week before Christmas and what better way to celebrate the season of good will than to use and manipulate it for your own benefit. The top story of today’s news round-up is a collection of helpful tongue-in-cheek advice for your run-of-the-mill sociopath trying to make his way through the world.

Also:

  • Lifehacks for sociopaths
  • Bots now outnumber regular users online
  • Sony cancels The Interview premiere amidst rumors that US has evidence linking North Korea
  • The top trending Google searches of 2014
  • Cards Against Humanity shipped literal bullshit to customers

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Why Google+ and Black Friday failed #whatsgooingon

Bridge with a chain link fenceDecember is upon us and, while the focus has understandably been on politics, protests and the police this past week, a lot has gone on this week in the tech world. Here are some stories that might have fallen through the cracks:

  • Google+ failed due to limited vision according to a former designer
  • Retailers undermined Black Friday through their marketing
  • Firefox 34 launches with video chat
  • 5 innovative email policies used by corporations all over the globe

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