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+ - iPhone and iPad users report severe motion sickness while using iOS 7-> 2

Submitted by Swave An deBwoner
Swave An deBwoner (907414) writes "I don't know what I can say except to paste a couple of excerpts from the original article at

"It's exactly how I used to get car sick if I tried to read in the car." Other forum users are reporting feelings of illness, eye pain, and dizziness as well.

Another user, nybe, writes, "I had to go home 'sick' from work because of the intense nausea due to using my iPhone with iOS 7.""

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+ - Two Years Later, David Pogue Discovers Amazon Prime Includes "Free Movies"->

Submitted by Swave An deBwoner
Swave An deBwoner (907414) writes "In his "State of the Art" column, NY Times columnist David Pogue discovers that Amazon Prime members can use the service to watch some movies for free. This service was announced, when, early in the summer of 2010? The title of his column today is "Potluck for the Eyeballs: A New Streaming-Movie Service""
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+ - NY Times goes paywall->

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Swave An deBwoner
Swave An deBwoner writes "Today marks a significant transition for The New York Times as we introduce digital subscriptions. It’s an important step that we hope you will see as an investment in The Times, one that will strengthen our ability to provide high-quality journalism to readers around the world and on any platform. The change will primarily affect those who are heavy consumers of the content on our Web site and on mobile applications."
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+ - Report Looks at How China Meddled With Internet->

Submitted by Swave An deBwoner
Swave An deBwoner (907414) writes "Another article on the temporary rerouting of much of the Internet through Chinese IP space, discussed here on /. yesterday:

But today's NY Times article contains a curious statement:

While sensitive data such as e-mails and commercial transactions are generally encrypted before being transmitted, the Chinese government holds a copy of an encryption master key, and there was speculation that China might have used it to break the encryption on some of the misdirected Internet traffic.

What "encryption master key" are they talking about?

TFA can be found here:"

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