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 2018-12-10 09:54 

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Microsoft reveals more Edge details, including Chrome Extension support...

Microsoft's new Chromium-based Edge browser intends to support existing Chrome extensions, a member of the software's development team has confirmed on Reddit. The announcement will be good news for anyone who relies on the thousands of extensions...

 2018-12-10 07:54 

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The 48-megapixel phones are coming...

Honor and Xiaomi have both teased devices that use a new generation of camera sensor with 48 megapixels. Both phones will be available by next month....

 2018-12-09 19:00 

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Soulja Boy is selling his own video game consoles...

Soulja Boy has been a gamer his entire life, so it's only natural for him to want to launch his own systems, and this week, he's done just that. He now sells two different consoles on his website SouljaWatch.com, both of which bear his namesake: t...

 2018-12-09 18:00 

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Google and Levi's smart jacket can now warn you if you're about to leave your phone behind...

The feature, called Always Together, is an automatic alert that will go off if the jacket moves too far away from your phone. Your phone will get a notification, and the jacket's signature sleeve tag will also blink and vibrate....

 2018-12-09 17:00 

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These crocheted AirPods cases make me want to buy AirPods...

These crocheted cases are like little cozy homes for AirPods. South Korean artists are selling handcrafted AirPods cases through their social platforms like KakaoTalk and Instagram....

 2018-12-09 13:50 

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Amazon is selling a Kindle Paperwhite and Audible bundle...

Amazon has started selling a Kindle Paperwhite and Audible bundle that includes a set of bluetooth headphones....

 2018-12-09 08:00 

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You have another chance to save on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL...

Until December 22nd, you can save up to $150 on the Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL. During Black Friday, we saw bigger price drops, but this is likely the cheapest you'll find for these phones until later in 2019....

 2018-12-08 20:00 

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Faraday Future CEO's long trail of debt is finally catching up to him...

The founder of LeEco and EV startup Faraday Future has built his empire by borrowing heavily. The last year and a half has been full of signs that all that debt is catching up to him....

 2018-12-08 19:52 

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The FBI is now investigating fake anti-net neutrality comments...

The federal government is now looking into faked comments posted to the FCC's website during its public comments period as the agency moved to roll back net neutrality internet protections last year. According to a new report, the FBI has launched an ...

 2018-12-08 19:00 

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When algorithms go wrong we need more power to fight back, say AI researchers...

2018 has seen a large number of AI and algorithmic scandals, from Facebook's Cambridge Analytica debacle to Google's involvement in drone surveillance tech with Project Maven. A new report from AI Now says there is a growing...

 2018-12-08 11:00 

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How Kevin Hart tweeted himself out of a job hosting the Oscars...

Kevin Hart lost his job hosting the Oscars after the Academy belatedly discovered his old homophobic tweets...

 2018-12-07 22:58 

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Huawei's CFO is being accused of fraud, and her main defense is a PowerPoint...

After years of facing suspicion from US authorities, Huawei is now standing trial for fraud. A bail hearing was held for Huawei's chief financial officer, who was arrested in Canada at the request of US law enforcement. The CFO, Meng Wanzhou, is facin...

 2018-12-07 22:34 

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Apple releases new Beddit sleep tracker...

Apple has released the first Beddit sleep tracker since acquiring the Finnish company in 2017. The Beddit 3.5 Sleep Monitor is a thin sensor strip that can be placed under the bedsheet to track body movements through the night....

 2018-12-07 20:56 

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Xiaomi demos a 5G version of its latest flagship, the Mi Mix 3...

Xiaomi showed off a 5G version of its latest flagship phone, the Mi Mix 3, at a conference in China today. In the demo, Xiaomi demonstrated how you can surf the web and stream live videos more quickly through the 5G network....

 2018-12-07 20:41 

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Apple acquires artist development startup Platoon...

Apple has acquired artist development startup Platoon. The company works with creators to produce and distribute their work, and it uses analytics to target audiences and build marketing strategies. Notable acts Platoon has worked with in the past include...

 2018-12-07 20:33 

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Instead of making a new phone, Essential has bought a defunct email app...

Essential has acquired CloudMagic, pairing the struggling smartphone maker with the company behind the shut-down email app Newton. It's a weird convergence of two underdogs, but makes some amount of sense when you look at what's supposed to be nex...

 2018-12-07 20:01 

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Smart Reply is coming to Hangouts Chat to wreak havoc on your workplace culture...

Google is bringing its Smart Reply feature to Hangouts Chat for G Suite. The feature is similar to Smart Reply in Gmail, and uses machine learning to propose three different replies to conversations happening in Chat. It's rolling out now....

 2018-12-07 19:41 

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FCC investigating whether carriers gave inaccurate information on rural coverage maps...

The FCC said today that it will investigate whether...

 2018-12-07 18:43 

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Alexa is implementing self-learning techniques to better understand users...

In a developer blog post published, Alexa AI director Ruhi Sarikaya detailed the advances in machine learning technologies that have allowed Alexa to better understand users through contextual clues....

 2018-12-07 17:02 

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Google is ending Play Service support for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich...

Pour one out for Android 4.0, aka Ice Cream Sandwich: Google announced today that it's dropping support for Ice Cream Sandwich for future Play Service API releases, meaning updates for apps on the older version of Android will likely be few and far be...

 2018-12-07 16:06 

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Amazon is reportedly looking to expand its cashier-less Go stores to airports...

Amazon's cashier-less Go stores have been slowly rolling out across the country, but the retail giant may be setting its sights on a different area for its next expansion: airports....

 2018-12-07 15:01 

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Walmart adds Art.com to its list of acquisitions to take on Amazon...

Walmart has announced that it bought Art.com, a specialty e-retailer of art, posters, and wall decor. The deal is another addition to the company's growing list of acquisitions to take on Amazon....

 2018-12-07 13:04 

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The best wireless headphones to buy right now...

The Sony 1000X M3, the Bose QC35 II, and the Bowers & Wilkins PX are three best pairs of wireless headphones you can buy today. Equipped with noise canceling, good sound quality, and long-lasting battery life, they each justify their price premium with a ...

 2018-12-07 13:00 

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How to back up your Tumblr before the porn ban...

On Monday, Tumblr announced that it's removing all adult content from its site on December 17th. Any explicit sexual content and nudity that's already on the site will be hidden and users won't be able to post any more adult content....

 2018-12-07 11:00 

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Microsoft sounds an alarm over facial recognition technology...

A new paper calls for the government to regulate facial recognition. If it doesn't, Chinese-style monitoring could come to the United States...

 2018-12-07 10:31 

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Millions of smartphones were taken offline yesterday by an expired certificate...

Ericsson has confirmed that a fault with its software was the source of yesterday's massive network outage, which took millions of smartphones offline across the UK and Japan and created issues in almost a dozen countries. In a statement, Ericsson sai...

 2018-12-06 23:25 

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Firefox running on a Qualcomm 8cx-powered PC feels surprisingly decent...

We threw a bunch of Firefox browser tabs at Qualcomm's first purpose-built laptop chip, and the new 8-core Snapdragon 8cx handled them admirably in Qualcomm's reference design laptop....

 2018-12-06 22:59 

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No, Facebook's updated sex policy doesn't prohibit discussing your sexual orientation...

Facebook updated its Community Guidelines in October to include a new section that specifically bans sexual solicitation. Some users worry the terms are too broad and could cause benign posts to be taken down....

 2018-12-06 22:55 

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The FTC's top consumer protection official can't go after Facebook — or 100 other companies...

Andrew Smith, who heads the FTC's Consumer Protection Bureau, would be in charge of handling investigations into some of the country's largest companies and any consumer protection violations that may occur. But due to his conflicts of interest, S...

 2018-12-06 22:05 

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The fallout from Tumblr's porn ban...

In late November, Apple removed Tumblr's app from the App Store over the presence of child pornography. The result had an outsized impact on the blogging platform, which abruptly announced on Monday that it would ban all NSFW and adult-oriented conten...

 2018-12-06 20:41 

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Qualcomm says a native Firefox browser is coming to Windows on ARM...

Qualcomm announced that it's working with Mozilla to bring a compatible version of Firefox to Snapdragon-powered Windows computers. The new 64-bit version of Firefox will be optimized to run on these computers for better performance....

 2018-12-06 19:42 

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Google wants to replace your radio as an audio news source...

Soon, you'll be able to listen to an audio news playlist curated by Google Assistant to inform you on topics you care about. Google Assistant has used AI to help make custom news playlists, and it's available today for a limited number of people....

 2018-12-06 19:19 

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Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 8cx, an 'extreme' processor for Windows laptops...

At the Snapdragon Technology Summit in Maui, Qualcomm is taking the wraps off the Snapdragon 8cx, a brand new processor designed specifically for Windows on ARM laptops and tablets. After years of trying to break into PCs, it's now vaguely possible th...

 2018-12-06 19:05 

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Google's Chrome browser will get better because of Microsoft...

Microsoft is joining the Chromium project and committing to improving its Edge browser and other rival browsers running on Windows. It will share some of its key underlying work with Chromium to improve all browsers....

 2018-12-06 19:05 

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Google welcomes Microsoft's move to Chromium...

Google is welcoming Microsoft moving its Edge browser to Chromium. The search giant says it looks forward to working with Microsoft and the web standards community...

 2018-12-06 18:33 

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Verizon offers emergency first responders discounts on unlimited plans...

The new discount applies to personal consumer plans for first responders, not just their professional lines. Eligible customers can get $15 off their bill for a single unlimited line, $35 off two lines, or $40 off three or more lines, with the option to m...

 2018-12-06 18:31 

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Google Translate now offers gender-specific translations for some languages...

In an effort to reduce gender bias in its translations, Google Translate will now show gender-specific translations for some languages. Current supported languages include French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Turkish....

 2018-12-06 18:22 

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Facebook is testing a shopping mode for live streams...

Facebook is making it easier for merchants who sell items via live stream to process transactions and request payments on Messenger. The feature is being tested in Thailand where live-streamed sales are currently popular....

 2018-12-06 18:05 

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Pandora launches podcasts with personalized recommendations...

Podcasts are now officially available on Pandora for all listeners as of today. The company announced the arrival in a blog post, saying it has hundreds of podcasts with over 100,000 episodes across genres like true crime, technology, music, and more....

 2018-12-06 17:00 

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Tumblr's adult content ban means the death of unique blogs that explore sexuality...

Tumblr announced that it would ban all adult content from its platform and said any user who was hurt by the decision could simply migrate to another site. But creators and readers alike don't believe there's another website that fosters the same ...

 2018-12-06 17:00 

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Microsoft is rebuilding its Edge browser on Chrome and bringing it to the Mac...

Microsoft is changing its Edge browser to run on the Chromium engine. This is the same engine that powers Google's Chrome browser, and it will mean both Edge and Chrome will get better on Windows now....

 2018-12-06 16:43 

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T-Mobile is releasing a Slow Cooker Sunday cookbook by CEO John Legere...

T-Mobile CEO John Legere is essentially a character all his own, representing the carrier's brand in an almost cartoonish manner, much in the same way that Mickey Mouse is a visual shorthand for Disney. Now, he's releasing an actual cookbook calle...

 2018-12-06 16:24 

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Amazon Alexa is beta testing crowdsourced answers...

Amazon announced today that it's beta testing Alexa Answers, an invitation-only program for users to add responses to questions that Alexa can't answer. Amazon says that in the last month of its internal Alexa Answers beta program, 100,000 respons...

 2018-12-06 16:19 

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Officially licensed Star Wars keycaps are here, and they cost $250...

Customizing your keyboard by swapping out its keycaps is nothing new, but this is the first time we've seen a set that's received an official blessing from Lucasfilm. The Star Wars Galactic Empire DSA keycap set features a color scheme that wouldn...

 2018-12-06 15:51 

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AT&T now supports eSIM on Apple's latest iPhones...

One of the XS and XR's headline features was support for dual SIM cards, allowing the phones to be connected to two networks at once. But at the phones' launch, the feature didn't really work: major US carriers had issues supporting dual SIM u...

 2018-12-06 15:30 

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Foxconn and the village: the $10B factory deal that turned one small Wisconsin town upside down...

An interview with Reply All's Sruthi Pinnamaneni about what happened when Foxconn came to the small town of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin....

 2018-12-06 14:44 

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Duet Display gets full hardware acceleration to function as a real external monitor...

Duet Display is a clever software app that allows users to convert an iPad into a second display for their Mac just by plugging it in, but it was never the same seamless experience that a...

 2018-12-06 14:02 

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The long, tortured quest to make Google unbiased...

As Google CEO Sundar Pichai prepares to testify before Congress, the debate over search engine bias is fueled by a decade-long legal dispute....

 2018-12-06 14:00 

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Alexa can now find the right Amazon Music playlist by having a conversation with you...

Amazon Music is gaining a few new Alexa-powered voice features. Users will be able to have a conversation with Alexa to find the ideal playlist for a given situation — parties, the holidays, etc. — through voice. You can say...

 2018-12-06 14:00 

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These are the apps we love to recommend...

Everyone seems to have that one app that they find immensely useful, and are puzzled as to why the rest of the world isn't using it. Hopper, Google Photos, Halide, Splitwise, and Dark Sky are the apps we love using, and think you're missing out on...

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