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A Famed Movie Studio That’s Now a Graveyard of Film Memories

Wired - Top Stories - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:41am
For over 75 years, Cinecittà Studios has stood on the outskirts of Rome, serving as the backdrop for thousands of films. Today its hundred acres stand nearly abandoned.






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Netflix Is the Real Winner if the Supreme Court Sides With Aereo

Wired - Top Stories - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:41am
Even if the Supreme Court rules in Aereo's favor, its biggest challenges may be still to come.






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Switch From iOS to Android (Or Vice Versa) in 4 Easy Steps

Wired - Top Stories - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:41am
You find iOS/Android annoying, and all your friends say Android/iOS is, like, way better. So you've finally decided it's time to switch phones. Let's do it.






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Scammers Lower Comcast Bills, Get Jail Time

Slashdot - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:07am
An anonymous reader writes with news about a scam with a twist. The scammers purchased login details to internal Comcast systems from an employee using them to lower the bills of Comcast customers, for a price. "Alston Buchanan, the mastermind of a two-man scam to lower the bills of Comcast customers for a price, pleaded guilty last week and awaits sentencing. His accomplice, Richard Justin Spraggins, who also pleaded guilty in February, will serve 11-23 months in prison and pay Comcast $66,825. Their operation purportedly cost Comcast $2.4 million, and Comcast claims that the loss has forced them to raise the rates on all their customers. However, the allegedly huge financial loss went undetected until a Comcast customer reported his/her suspicions to Comcast customer service."

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