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 2018-09-20 23:30 

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Instagram is testing a native resharing feature for the feed...

Instagram is testing a native resharing feature — sometimes called...

 2018-09-20 22:08 

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Now you can listen to Audible on your Apple Watch...

The latest update of the Audible app brings the functionality to the Apple Watch. With WatchOS 5, users will be able to listen to audiobooks from their watches without their iPhones....

 2018-09-20 21:55 

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Facial recognition scans are expanding to Delta flights in Atlanta International Airport...

Delta will soon use facial recognition for international flights at Atlanta International Airport later this year. Biometric face scanning will be optional, meant as an option to save travelers time from checking in, as spotted by TechCrunch....

 2018-09-20 21:48 

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Amazon's Echo event seems to have lost an iPhone X notch...

The tides seem to be turning against notches, as Amazon's Echo event — complete with a photoshopped out iPhone X notch — seems to show...

 2018-09-20 20:29 

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Twitch is now blocked in China...

Twitch is now blocked in China. The major streaming site for gamers is no longer accessible and its app has been removed from Apple's App Store, after the app saw a boost in popularity last month....

 2018-09-20 20:23 

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Amazon's new Alexa-ready products are now available for preorder...

Amazon has announced a slew of products — including redesigned Echo speakers, the new Echo Sub, and the Fire TV Recast cloud DVR box — and all of it's available for preorder right now....

 2018-09-20 20:13 

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Amazon Fire TV Recast hands-on: a very smart and elegant DVR for cord cutters...

Amazon's new DVR is a fascinating blend of over-the-air antenna and cloud video streaming. Here are our impressions from their big announcement....

 2018-09-20 20:12 

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Amazon's new Echo speakers have better sound and better looks...

Amazon is releasing new versions of three of its Echo products today: the Echo Dot, Echo Show, and Echo Plus. All three feature improved designs, fabric finishes, and greatly improved sound quality....

 2018-09-20 19:28 

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Hulu launches a new website specifically designed for watching shows on your computer...

Hulu is rolling out an updated web interface for its users that's based on the updated UI it introduced last year for its live TV service subscribers, specifically designed for mouse and keyboard users...

 2018-09-20 19:18 

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Amazon's Alexa-enabled microwave hands-on: it cooks but does not speak...

Amazon's new microwave works with Alexa and can automatically reorder popcorn. It's $59.99 and ships November. Here are our impressions....

 2018-09-20 19:11 

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Google might release a Home Hub to take on the Echo Show...

Ahead of October's Made by Google event, FCC documents have surfaced that suggest that Google may release a product called the Home Hub, as spotted by 9to5Google. According to the documents, the device is listed as an...

 2018-09-20 18:47 

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The 14 biggest announcements from Amazon's surprise hardware event...

Amazon held a hardware event that was loaded with new product announcements. We got new Echo speakers, a new Echo Show, and even a microwave....

 2018-09-20 18:24 

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Amazon is putting Alexa into every car with Echo Auto...

Amazon announced Echo Auto, an in-car accessory that allows you to integrate Alexa into your car. The Echo Auto features the same eight-mic array as the Echo Show, and can connect to your car through either Bluetooth, Bluetooth LE, or a 3.5mm aux jack....

 2018-09-20 18:20 

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Amazon Fire TV Recast lets you send live TV streams to your device...

Amazon announced a new FireTV Recast today. It's a box that can beam shows from an antenna to your home through FireTV. All you need to do is place the box in your home and then start streaming on your Echo Show, Spot, FireTV, or on mobile....

 2018-09-20 18:10 

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Amazon is making it easier to set up new Internet of Things gadgets...

Called Wi-Fi Simple Setup, the system will use Amazon's Wi-Fi Lockers to store your Wi-Fi credentials to share them with compatible smart home devices....

 2018-09-20 18:08 

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Amazon updates Ring Stick Up Cam with same $180 price tag...

Amazon announced a variety of Alexa-enabled products today. It also announced the new Ring Stick Up Cam. It's available in a wired or battery-powered version and can be used indoors or outside....

 2018-09-20 18:03 

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Amazon is turning the Echo into a security system...

Amazon is adding a few new features to the Echo that turn it into one of the basic pieces of a smart security system. Since Echo speakers are always listening, they'll be able to start listening for the sound of broken glass, or for a smoke or carbon ...

 2018-09-20 18:02 

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Amazon introduces a redesigned Echo Show with a larger 10-inch display...

Amazon has just announced an all-new Echo Show at its Alexa event. The new Echo Show will cost $229.99, just like the older models. Preorders will be available starting today, with the new Show shipping next month....

 2018-09-20 17:55 

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Amazon announces $60 Alexa-powered microwave with a Dash button for popcorn...

Amazon has officially announced a microwave oven, the company's first kitchen appliance product. The device will be sold under Amazon's Basics line, and it will cost $59.99 and ship later this year. Naturally, it will come with voice-activated pre...

 2018-09-20 17:52 

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Amazon's Echo Wall Clock is a physical display for your Alexa timers...

Amazon's new Echo Wall Clock is a physical display for your Alexa timers. While it doesn't work as an Alexa device itself, it can pair with your Echo so that when you start a timer, a ring of LEDs around the clock face will show how much time is l...

 2018-09-20 17:48 

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Alexa Hunches can now suggest actions based on daily behavior...

Amazon is now launching Alexa Hunches, where the voice assistant will predict your future needs. It uses deep neural networks to understand behavior and Alexa Hunches is first going to focus on the smart home....

 2018-09-20 17:00 

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You can now send GIFs within Instagram Direct...

Instagram is slowly but surely building out its Direct platform as a holistic, do-it-all messaging product. The new feature arriving today is GIF support powered by Giphy....

 2018-09-20 16:36 

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Japanese bitcoin exchange is robbed of $60 million worth of cryptocurrency...

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has been robbed of $60 million worth of digital coins, its parent company Tech Bureau announced today. Zaif was hacked on September 14th during a two-hour time frame. Three days later, it uncovered server problems and...

 2018-09-20 16:18 

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Walmart is putting 17,000 VR headsets in its US stores for training...

Walmart will send Oculus Go virtual reality headsets to every US branch of its stores, using a total of over 17,000 headsets to train employees, expanding an earlier program....

 2018-09-20 15:56 

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Instagram may let users start hiding hashtags from posts...

Instagram is testing a feature that lets users hide hashtags from their captions. The app is also testing a geofencing feature, which lets users limit specific locations where their posts and stories will be available....

 2018-09-20 15:29 

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Google's Chrome OS tablet might have been leaked by keyboard maker...

Product shots from a Bluetooth keyboard manufacturer appear to give an early look at Google's rumored Chrome OS tablet. The images show off a tablet with dual front-facing speakers, a USB Type-C port, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor....

 2018-09-20 15:24 

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Samsung introduces its first phone with a triple-camera setup...

Samsung announced its Galaxy A7 phone today for Europe and Asia, which features a three-camera setup on the back. It's part of the company's new strategy to differentiate its mid-range phones....

 2018-09-20 14:37 

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JetBlue to punish first-class customers with open-back Grado SR60e headphones...

JetBlue is offering a new amenity for some of its first-class customers: a pair of open-backed Grado SR60e headphones — perfect for subjecting your fellow passengers with the sounds of whatever you're listening to for the entire flight...

 2018-09-20 13:30 

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The Hero 7 is GoPro's shot at a comeback...

The last two years of setbacks and cutbacks have led the company to this point. With costs cut and a renewed focus, CEO Nick Woodman thinks his company can finally turn a profit again. Can these cameras make that happen?...

 2018-09-20 13:30 

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Spotify will now let artists directly upload their music to the platform...

Spotify has announced a new beta feature that will allow independent artists to upload their music directly to the platform instead of through a label or digital aggregator. The upload feature will be contained within the service's existing Spotify fo...

 2018-09-20 13:08 

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AI gliders learn to fly using air currents, just like birds...

Birds don't always flap their wings to fly; sometimes they soar, taking advantage of thermals to lift them into the sky. Scientists are now using AI to achieve the same thing, creating autonomous gliders that can ride air currents just like birds....

 2018-09-20 13:01 

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Amazon is about to announce new hardware at a surprise event...

For the second year in a row, Amazon will be holding a...

 2018-09-20 13:01 

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Amazon is about to announce new hardware at a surprise event...

For the second year in a row, Amazon will be holding a...

 2018-09-20 13:00 

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GoPro's Hero 7 Black features live-streaming, smooth stabilization, and 4K video at 60 fps...

The new flagship camera costs $399, with cheaper White and Silver options at $199 and $299, respectively. All three feature improved image quality, new shooting modes, and are waterproof out of the box....

 2018-09-20 12:00 

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Sennheiser HD820 review: too closed for comfort...

Sennheiser's first closed-back flagship headphones are beautifully built, but their sound doesn't live up the company's high standards....

 2018-09-20 10:00 

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The electric scooter craze is officially one year old — what's next?...

The electric scooter frenzy is turning one. The two companies that kicked off the new transit trend when they first started dropping motorized scooters on city streets without permission a year ago — Bird and Lime — are celebrating their first...

 2018-09-20 10:00 

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Facebook Dating launches today with a test in Colombia...

Adding a new kind of marketplace...

 2018-09-20 10:00 

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Facebook will open a 'war room' next week to monitor election interference...

Facebook's election war room is designed to monitor misinformation and other attempts at election hacking, the company says...

 2018-09-20 08:44 

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Bing's support for Google AMP just took a big step forward...

Microsoft is now supporting Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) directly from Bing's mobile search results, rather than just the Bing app. Compatible AMP web pages will display a small lightning bolt next to the website name in the news carous...

 2018-09-20 05:27 

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GoPro Hero7 leaks with three new versions...

We now have details on the top-end GoPro Hero7 Black, the mid-range Hero7 Silver, and new Hero7 White entry-level action cameras. Hero7 Black is the flagship action camera capable of streaming live video. Its 12 megapixel sensor can shoot 4K video at 60 f...

 2018-09-19 22:30 

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Amazon reportedly planning 3,000 cashier-less Go stores by 2021...

Amazon plans to open as many as 3,000 of its cashier-less Amazon Go convenience stores by the year 2021, according to a report from Bloomberg today. That would be Amazon's most aggressive brick-and-mortar expansion since its purchase of Whole Foods in...

 2018-09-19 21:57 

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Facebook could face EU sanctions if it doesn't change its terms of service...

Facebook could face sanctions for not complying with the European Union's consumer rules, according to a report from Reuters today. Back in February, the company was told to change its users terms and conditions to recently updated EU standards, but i...

 2018-09-19 21:41 

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Amazon leak reveals upcoming Echo subwoofer and smart plug...

It's called the Echo Sub, and it can work in conjunction with one or two other Echos to improve their sound quality. If you put two Echos in a room with the Echo Sub, the leaked listing says you'll even be able to turn them into a 2.1 stereo syste...

 2018-09-19 21:06 

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Apple Music now works with Android Auto...

Apple has just released an update for Apple Music on Android, and the biggest new addition is that it now supports Android Auto. So if you're an Android user but prefer Apple's music subscription service over Google Play Music or Spotify for whate...

 2018-09-19 20:45 

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Nest tried to hide its identity as the buyer of a promising health startup...

Nest bought a startup last year that created apps for monitoring health attributes and was very careful about keeping it quiet. Is the smart home company preparing a big push into health?...

 2018-09-19 20:42 

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YouTube's trending tab is there to lure in new users, not views...

In an interview, creator Caspar Lee and YouTube chief business officer Robert Kyncl discuss everything from monetization and YouTube's trending section to memberships, echo chambers, and abuse....

 2018-09-19 19:34 

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Newegg users' credit card info was exposed to hackers for a month...

Newegg suffered a month-long data breach that exposed users' credit card information to the same hackers that targeted British Airways and Ticketmaster UK earlier this year. The exact scope of the attack is still unknown as the company just discovered...

 2018-09-19 18:48 

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Amazon is facing an EU antitrust probe into its collection of sales data...

European regulators are taking a preliminary look at Amazon's third-party data collection practices as part of an antitrust probe, European Union officials disclosed....

 2018-09-19 18:23 

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iPhone XS has slightly smaller battery and more RAM than iPhone X...

A couple of specs you'll never hear mentioned at an Apple keynote or find on the company's website are an iPhone's actual battery capacity and the amount of RAM inside each phone. But thanks to regulatory filings, those numbers are now availab...

 2018-09-19 18:18 

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Android phones in the US will now automatically share your location during 911 calls...

Earlier this year, Google conducted tests to provide better location information for emergency calls. Today, the company has announced that the technology is available in the US through new deals with T-Mobile and RapidSOS....

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