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Oops, Snapchat Accidentally Ended Up on a Russian Government Snitch Registry

FSB headquarters. Photo: Getty. As Russia transitions into an internet dystopia, it appears that Snapchat has been dragged right in. Today, Snapchat’s parent company Snap was registered as an “information distribution organizer.” And by July 1st, 2018, an amended law will require “information distribution organizers” to store months of user data, and make it available […]

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In Japan, Nintendo Announces Production For The Smaller New Nintendo 3DS Has Ended

The official Japanese site for the smaller-sized New Nintendo 3DS clearly states that production of the handheld is over. The text in the little box reads 生産終了 (seisan shuuryou) or “production ended.” This does not only pertain to the pictured model. If you click on the Line Up (ラインナップ) tab, it states すべて生産終了しました (subete seisan […]

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The Leftovers Ended With the Perfect Balance of Answered and Unanswered Questions

Photo: Ben King/HBO As expected, The Leftovers series finale didn’t offer any concrete answers about the Sudden Departure, but it did examine the mystery from a surprising angle, leading to a poignant, even heartwarming conclusion for characters who’ve basically been in agony for three seasons. The Leftovers’ second and third seasons were heavily focused on […]