Yahoo! is 20 years old

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Some news just makes you feel ancient, so I apologize in advance. Yahoo was one of the web’s first big service providers and it has just turned 20 years old. It seems like only yesterday that it was new. The company has gone through a lot in those 2 decades. There have been a lot of ups and downs. That’s probably true of most 20 year olds. They grow up so fast!

It was a web directory in the 1990s, then it became a web portal for many early users. It hit some big bumps with the dot-com bubble collapse and of course a company that we all know today, Google. Somehow it managed to stay around.
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Tinder charging people 30 and older extra for premium version

tinderIt’s not like 30 is over the hill, but this news might make you feel like it. If you’re over the age of 30 and you’re thinking Tinder could be a good way to find a mate, you’re going to have to pay extra for the premium version.

I guess they figure that people in their 30s have their stuff together and can pay more money, no sweat.
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Android Lollipop Running on 3.3 Percent Of The Devices

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It’s the start of the month, and as always, Google posted the Android usage statistics on their developers website, revealing the percentage of devices running different versions of Android.

In the latest report, Android 5.0 Lollipop is running on a mere 3.3 percent of Android devices out in the wild, which isn’t a big jump.

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Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Gets Priced At €559 in Europe

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Not too long ago, Sony introduced the Xperia Z4 Tablet at the Mobile World Congress 2015, featuring top-of-the-line specifications on board.

The company didn’t reveal the pricing of the tablet, but thanks to their French counterpart, we now know how much the tablet will cost, and it’s not too cheap. Sony Mobile France is taking pre-orders of the Xperia Z4 Tablet €559 for the 32GB WiFi only model.

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ZTE Grand S3 With Eye Scanner Announced (Video)

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ZTE has announced their latest smartphone at this years Mobile World Congress, the ZTE Grand S3 and the handset comes with some interesting features.

The ZTE Grand S3 comes with eye based biometric security with Eyeprint ID that is used to unlock the device and also authorizing mobile payments, the technology was developed by EyeVerify.

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Bluetooth Arduino Speech Recognition And Relay Board Modules (video)

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Patrick Thomas Mitchell has been once again been creating awesome add-ons for your Arduino projects and has this month launched a new Kickstarter campaign for his Arduino speech recognition and relay board modules.

The Arduino compatible modules are now production ready and have been designed to easily add additional functionality to your home projects. Watch the video below to learn more about each one and how it functions using a compatible Android smartphone application.

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Stabilised Camera Gimbal Vibration Isolator Mount Designed For Vehicles

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Daniel Riley has created a new type of stabilised camera gimbal vibration isolator mount which has been designed to be mounted to vehicles and provide a much more stable mounting for cameras and video equipment.

The Cinema Vibration Isolator has been specifically created to help remove vibration from camera gimbals mounted on vehicles and is capable of handling large gimbal systems such as the Ronin or MōVI.

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New Bloodborne Boss Revealed Named Darkbeast : Spoiler Alert (video)

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Yasuhiro Kitao, PR Manager for Bloodborne in Japan has this week uneviled a new boss form the new Bloodborne game that will be launching next month on March 24th 2015, look away now if you don’t want to see.

Bloodborne is a new action RPG exclusive to the next generation PS4 console and has been desvloped by From Software responisble for the awesoem Dark Souls RPG series of games.

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