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New York Governor signs law making “ticket bot” usage illegal

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“These unscrupulous speculators and their underhanded tactics have manipulated the marketplace and often leave New Yorkers and visitors alike with little choice but to buy tickets on the secondary market at an exorbitant mark-up,” Governor Cuomo said.

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Madison Square Garden, Radio City & more hit by credit card data breach

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The breach affected cards used for food, drinks and merch at five of their venues, but not ticketing or online sales.

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NY Comic Con is underway, livestreaming panels (Stan Lee, ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ & lots more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Can’t make it to the Javits Center? Watch all the panels online.

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iPhone 7 announced: no more analog headphone jack, but Super Mario coming soon

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Apple debuted the new iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2 today at the company’s annual San Fransisco keynote address. With it comes a bunch of new features…

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Michael Che plays ‘Trumpemon Go’, hunting “the rarest creature of them all: minorities at the RNC” (video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Che and Colin Jost hosted a special RNC edition of ‘Weekend Update’ that also featured Kate McKinnon as Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Apple patents technology that, among many things, could disable your camera at concerts

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week Apple won approval for a patent for technology that would allow infared signals to send data to cellphone and their cameras. The functions of this include allowing a concert venue to block the ability to take pictures at a show.

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Put The Phone Down! Why Phones Should Be Put Away At Concerts

Source: Rock On Philly

We all know how important our cell phones are. Without them, it feels like a part of us is missing. We feel like we might miss something extremely important if we aren’t looking at the tiny screen for more than five minutes. Let’s face it. There’s a time and a place for everything… Including the use of your phone! For example, while you’re driving, it can wait. While you’re checking out at the grocery store, it can wait. So, why is it that fans spend money to see their favorite musicians and they’re glued to their phones a majority of ...

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Episode 3: Once Upon a Time for Dummies

Source: Ryme et Reason

We know you secretly (or not so secretly) watch Once Upon a Time for the thrill of seeing cartoon characters come to life so in this podcast we ask the difficult questions the show and then delve into how technology used in… Continue Reading

thousands of MS-DOS (Commodore 64, Apple II) games from the ’80s & ’90s now playable for free via The Internet Archive

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

by Bill Pearis

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Omar Sharif

The Internet Archive already had the potential for being a time suck black hole, saving copies of websites long gone, not to mention its giant library of books, magazines, movies, music and more. They’ve also got an Arcade which already includes thousands of old arcade, Atari 2600 and other home systems, PC games and loads more, all of which are playable either using an emulator or through your browser (which doesn’t always work so well, be warned).

But for those who remember 5″ floppy discs, the Archive Arcade’s gravitational pull on your productivity has just gotten ...

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