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 2021-07-29 14:48 

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Airbnb's new tool makes it easier for hosts to list Wi-Fi speeds for remote work getaways...

Airbnb is adding a new tool to its app to let hosts easily run speed tests and list Wi-Fi speeds on their listings, so guests can know in advance whether they'll have good internet....

 2021-07-29 14:44 

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Jodie Whittaker's run on Doctor Who will end in 2022...

The BBC announced that star Jodie Whittaker and showrunner Chris Chibnall will be leaving Doctor Who in 2022....

 2021-07-29 13:55 

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How to use the PS5's M.2 SSD expandable storage...

Sony has started testing PS5 expandable storage with the console's M.2 SSD slot. You can get a device up and running in less than two minutes....

 2021-07-29 13:39 

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Nikola founder charged with securities fraud over allegedly fake truck demo...

A New York court has charged Nikola founder Trevor Milton with securities fraud, alleging that Nikola made false claims portraying its electric vehicles and fuel business as more functional than they were....

 2021-07-29 13:00 

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Nothing Ear 1 earbuds review: almost something...

The Nothing Ear 1 earbuds bundle together features like active noise cancellation, wireless charging, and more for an appealing $99 price. They also have a unique, partially transparent design that lets you see their internal components....

 2021-07-29 13:00 

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This is Beast Canyon, the evolution of Intel's modular mini gaming PC...

Intel's NUC 11 Extreme, aka Beast Canyon, is the company's fourth attempt to design a more compact gaming PC than most gamers could dream of building on their own. It uses Compute Element modules to swap its CPU, motherboard, memory and storage si...

 2021-07-29 13:00 

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Uber teaming up with Rosetta Stone to offer free language courses to drivers...

Uber is funding free language classes for its drivers through a partnership with Rosetta Stone. The hope is the free services will help lure more drivers back to the platform....

 2021-07-29 12:53 

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Huawei's P50 announced with Snapdragon 888 and HarmonyOS...

Huawei has announced its latest flagship phones for the Chinese market, the P50 series. They're the company's first flagship phones to launch with HarmonyOS, and also feature powerful camera hardware....

 2021-07-29 12:42 

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Apple's M1 MacBook Air is at its lowest price ever at Best Buy today...

If you're in the market for a new smart laptop, Best Buy has Apple's M1 MacBook Air for its lowest price ever. Target is also offering a pair of Amazon Echo smart speakers for $120. As of now, you can also take advantage of deals on Razer's De...

 2021-07-29 11:33 

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Facebook's next hardware launch will be its Ray-Ban 'smart glasses'...

Facebook says its Ray-Ban 'smart glasses' will be its next hardware launch. The specs were previously thought to be launching sometime in 2021, but timing is unclear. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the specs are a stepping stone towards full au...

 2021-07-29 11:00 

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The summer Intel fell behind...

Summer 2020 was a rough time for Intel: key members of its team left, its next-gen chips hit a big setback, and Apple dumped it in favor of its own chips. Here's how things went wrong, and how Intel's fighting its way back....

 2021-07-29 10:45 

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Sony's first PS5 software beta arrives with M.2 SSD support...

Sony's first PS5 beta is rolling out, and it includes the long-awaited M.2 SSD support. Sony is also improving its PS5 UX to better differentiate PS4 and PS5 versions of games....

 2021-07-29 09:58 

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Google is kicking 'sugar dating' apps out of the Play Store...
 2021-07-29 07:00 

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Bang & Olufsen launches its first pair of noise-canceling true wireless earbuds...

Bang & Olufsen's Beoplay EQ is the Danish audio brand's first pair of noise-canceling true wireless headphones. They cost $399 (359 / 399) and are releasing globally on August 19th in black and gold....

 2021-07-29 04:14 

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Robot arranges 100,000 dominoes into a Super Mario Bros. mural in one day...

YouTuber Mark Rober has created a robot that lays down dominoes at lightning speed. Of course, he used it to turn 100,000 dominoes into a Super Mario Bros.-inspired mural, which only took just over 24 hours....

 2021-07-29 03:21 

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Samsung boosts profits and pledges to 'mainstream' foldables...

Samsung has reported its second-quarter earnings. Profit and revenue are both up despite the impact of the component shortage....

 2021-07-29 00:34 

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The best deals on MacBooks right now...

Apple's macOS-powered computers come in a few different models. If you are in the market for a new Apple computer but don't want to spend a ton of money, here are the current deals available on the latest MacBook models....

 2021-07-29 00:19 

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Netflix will mandate COVID-19 vaccinations on productions in the US...

Netflix will require the casts and some crew on productions in the US to be vaccinated, a measure that comes as the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to spread across the country....

 2021-07-28 23:33 

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Amazon's older Kindles will start to lose their internet access in December...

Amazon announced on Wednesday that starting in December, several of its Kindles with 3G will no longer be able to connect to the internet on their own. Wi-Fi equipped devices can still connect that way, but some older Kindles don't have that option....

 2021-07-28 21:30 

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How Instagram can take its child safety work even further...

Instagram has now made some promising moves to protect child users. At the same time, it's still embarrassingly easy for reporters to identify safety issues on the platform with a handful of simple searches....

 2021-07-28 21:13 

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Facebook will require US office employees to be vaccinated...

Facebook will require US employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 when they return to the office, the company confirmed to The Verge....

 2021-07-28 20:30 

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Apple will require masks again in most of its US stores...

Apple will be requiring customers and staff at most of its US retail stores to wear masks even if they are vaccinated, according to a new Bloomberg report. The move comes as COVID-19 case rates are rising in many parts of the country....

 2021-07-28 20:30 

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How to back up your Gmail...

Depending on your account, Google lets you download the data from several of your apps, including Gmail, and send them to yourself or transfer them to online storage like Drive or Dropbox. Here's how you can do it....

 2021-07-28 20:28 

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Facebook's business is doing better than ever...

The social network's revenue in the second quarter grew 56 percent to $29 billion, and there are 2.76 billion daily users across Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp....

 2021-07-28 20:00 

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White House says infrastructure deal includes $65 billion for broadband...

Bipartisan Senate negotiators reached a deal on an infrastructure package that includes billions in new funding, including more money to connect every household to high-speed broadband....

 2021-07-28 19:40 

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Google remembers Voice exists, adds new missed call and caller ID features...

Google is updating Google Voice with the ability to tell you why you might have missed a call, change what number shows up on caller ID, and delete SMS messages in bulk....

 2021-07-28 19:34 

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Here's the evidence a fired Blizzard developer's 'Cosby Suite' existed...

As employees walk out of Activision Blizzard over allegations of...

 2021-07-28 18:34 

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Is Robinhood really democratizing finance?...

Robinhood disclosed another investigation in a regulatory filing. But does the company really think investors read those?...

 2021-07-28 18:22 

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How Tesla will open up its Superchargers to other EVs...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has always talked about opening up his company's vast network of Supercharger charging stations to other EVs, but now he's shared some details about how it might actually work....

 2021-07-28 18:15 

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United Airlines will let passengers preorder food and snacks online before flights...

United Airlines is allowing economy passengers the option to preorder food and drinks online before their flights. The orders can be made online or using the airline's app....

 2021-07-28 17:57 

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Watch Valve's Gabe Newell explain why the Steam Deck exists...

In a rare public appearance, Gabe Newell sat down for an interview with IGN, discussing Valve's upcoming Steam Deck and the philosophy that went into building it. And yes, they did ask him about the future of Half-Life....

 2021-07-28 17:55 

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How to get rid of that irritating Meet tab in Gmail for Android and iOS...

If you plan to use Google Meet regularly, you may not mind having a Meet table in Gmail. But if you want to get rid of the excess tabs, here's how you do it on your Android phone....

 2021-07-28 17:42 

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T-Mobile's new prepaid offer is a direct play for the Boost customers it sold to Dish...

T-Mobile has introduced a new prepaid offer pitched to customers on MVNOs including Boost Mobile, which it sold to Dish Network as part of its Sprint merger deal. Boost customers can trade in an old phone and get a discount on unlimited plans with 5G if t...

 2021-07-28 17:32 

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Google will require employees to be vaccinated before returning to offices...

Google has announced that it will require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to return to work in person at the company's offices. It also delayed its return to in-person work until October 18th....

 2021-07-28 17:00 

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James Bond's iconic Aston Martin DB5 is coming to Rocket League for a limited time...

Epic Games developer Psyonix says it's signed a multiyear deal with MGM and Aston Martin to bring 007 to Rocket League, starting with the iconic Aston Martin DB5 this Thursday, July 29th through August 4th....

 2021-07-28 16:58 

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The Oppo Watch 2 launches in China with a promise of 16 days of battery life...

The upgraded Oppo Watch 2 features an improved Qualcomm Snapdragon 4100 processor and promises a 16-day battery life. It still features a design that's extremely similar to the Apple Watch, and it's only available in China for now....

 2021-07-28 16:37 

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Activision Blizzard faces lawsuit and employee backlash over sexual harassment...

The lawsuit alleges that the company has a...

 2021-07-28 16:17 

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Activision Blizzard employees say CEO's letter 'fails to address' key concerns...

Activision Blizzard employees said that CEO Bobby Kotick's note addressing allegations of sexual harassment and workplace discrimination at the company...

 2021-07-28 15:43 

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How to hide Google Meet in Gmail...

When Google Meet, Google's latest videoconferencing app, rolled out, a shortcut in Gmail came with it. If you don't want or need that there, you can now hide it. Here's our step-by-step guide on how to do that....

 2021-07-28 15:02 

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How to schedule an email in Gmail...

You can now schedule emails natively in Gmail, either via your desktop web browser or using Google's mobile app. Here's how you schedule emails for specific dates and times and how you cancel emails you've already scheduled....

 2021-07-28 15:00 

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Google shows off Play Store's upcoming data privacy section...

Google has revealed an in-progress design for the Play Store's upcoming safety section. Developers will be able to start declaring their safety info in October, and the deadline to provide it is now April next year....

 2021-07-28 15:00 

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Twitter pilots a new shopping section for brands...

Twitter is piloting a new feature that allows businesses to add a shopping section to the tops of their pages. The Shop Module launches in the US on July 28th, and offers a carousel of products for visitors to browse....

 2021-07-28 14:00 

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Snapchat's built-in map will start recommending places for you to visit...

Snapchat's map feature, Snap Map, will now recommend places for you to visit, as well as locations like bars or restaurants you've tagged in past posts or favorited....

 2021-07-28 13:30 

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The Verge's back-to-school gift guide 2021...

Back-to-school season is here. If you're not sure what to get the student in your life, we've rounded up some of the best gifts for high school and college students, whether they're in need of a laptop, backpack, or other tech accessories....

 2021-07-28 13:20 

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Sony has sold 10 million PS5 consoles...

Sony has reached a PS5 sales milestone. Ten million PS5 consoles have now been sold, but supply still remains limited amid a global chip shortage....

 2021-07-28 13:09 

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The Atmos-ready Sonos Arc sees a rare discount at Wellbots...

The Sonos Arc, a soundbar that touts phenomenal sound and support for Dolby Atmos, is on sale at Wellbots for $750. Some of today's best deals also include discounts on the 2020 iPad Air and a 27-inch gaming monitor from Acer....

 2021-07-28 13:00 

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The teen tycoons of Depop...

The vintage clothing marketplace Depop has turned into a gold mine for savvy young people looking for an income — but the algorithm can be tricky to master....

 2021-07-28 12:02 

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Could you beat this bipedal robot's 5K run time?...

Cassie the robot is the first bipedal bot to run an outdoors 5K. It completed the distance in 53 minutes, so remember, that's the time to beat if you want to out-pace the killer robots....

 2021-07-28 12:00 

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Poco's latest high-performance phone is the $299 X3 GT...

Fast processor, fast charging...

 2021-07-28 11:52 

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WhatsApp reportedly developing iOS to Android transfer option for chat history...

Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp is reportedly developing a way for its users to transfer their chat histories from iOS to Android. It could also integrate with a new 'Switch to Android' tool from Google....

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