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Senator Ted Cruz thinks net neutrality will stop cable companies from being ‘bold, innovative, and fair’

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) had perhaps the most memorable reaction to Obama’s Monday announcement about net neutrality: reclassifying broadband under common carrier laws was “Obamacare for the internet.” Beyond the fact that Cruz hates both these things, the comparison didn’t make a lot of sense, but it was good enough for him to elaborate upon at length today in a speech at Austin incubator Capital Factory.

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Here’s what the internet thinks the real ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ title should be

Last week, Star Wars Episode VII finally got a full title: The Force Awakens. It’s a fine title, a respectable title. But fans may feel that it doesn’t evoke the same gravitas as, say, The Empire Strikes Back. So, on Friday, we let the internet create new titles of their own. We’re fairly confident J.J. Abrams and Disney won’t reverse their decision, but we at least have a few ideas of where the saga could go with these titles:

With the galaxy still reeling after decades of strife, Luke Skywalker trains a new padawan in the art of passive resistance.

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The Moleskine that thinks it’s a mini photo studio

Designed by Barcelona agency Honest and Smile, this modified Moleskine puts the power of photo studio in the palm of your hand.

    


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Department of Transportation thinks cars should stop you from texting while driving

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Last month, scientists recommended that cars electronically disable cellphone functions while the vehicles are in motion, and now the Department of Transportation is co-signing the idea. In the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) guidelines released on Tuesday, the agency recommends blocking several common functions unless the car is stopped and in park, including manual text entry for text messaging and internet browsing, video-based entertainment and communications, and the display of certain kinds of text, such as text messages, web pages, and social media content. The recommendations stopped short of coming out against hands-free voice and texting apps, which a recent study has found can still significantly impact…

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Facebook thinks you might like up to three video ads in your News Feed each day

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Expected to launch in the summer, Facebook’s new video ad units may prove to be a revenue success for the company, but they may also become another nuisance for users. According to AdAge, Facebook is currently in talks with various agencies to secure its first video ad partners ahead of a June/July launch, with a view to displaying three video advertisements in users’ News Feeds each day.

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YouTube VP thinks subscription models are ‘incredibly important’ for its content creators

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It looks like there is some truth to the rumors that YouTube is thinking about a paid subscription model for some of its original channels. YouTube Vice President Robert Kyncl told a group of reporters in Los Angeles that subscriptions were “incredibly important” as a tool to create “additional revenue streams” for content creators, and that while getting people to pay might be tough initially, “over time, a lot of people will figure it out,” reports The Wall Street Journal.

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A dropdown menu that thinks it’s a bamboo mat

Check out this cool CSS 3D dropdown menu concept, inspired by a Japanese dining accessory.


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