Back to the Future Day: Let’s party with Marty

Hoverboards, DeLoreans and viewing parties across the globe flood the Web.

CNET October 21, 2015

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This is heavy: The Internet is ready to party with Marty

Hoverboards, DeLoreans and viewing parties across the globe flood the Web for Back to the Future Day.

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Microsoft Windows vet Joe Belfiore taking extended leave

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YouTube’s video free-for-all is about to start charging admission

Google’s massive video site will launch a subscription tier that strips out ads for a price. But the free ad-based option remains.

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Apple releases iOS 9.1 with Live Photos fix, new emojis

It’s the most significant of the three updates so far to Apple’s iOS 9 mobile software, but it’s still relatively minor, unless you’re really into Mexican food.

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Yahoo: We have a plan to win you back

The Internet giant, which has offerings ranging from email to fantasy sports, is offering a new mantra: focus.

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The choice is yours: The new Twitter Polls will help users pose their own burning questions to the Twitterverse.

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