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 2023-02-01 15:44 

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Meta reportedly wins fight to buy VR startup Within...

A judge has denied the FTC's request to block Meta's acquisition of VR startup Within, which makes the Supernatural fitness app, with a delay for an appeal....

 2023-02-01 14:54 

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Peacock drops free membership tier for new customers...

As of January 30th, NBCUniversal will not offer a free membership tier for new customers subscribing to its Peacock streaming service. The change will not impact existing subscribers....

 2023-02-01 14:00 

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Anker launches cheaper USB-C fast charging options for Samsung Galaxy phones...

With Samsung's Galaxy S23 and S23 Ultra launch hours away, Anker's showing off new USB-C chargers that support PPS and Samsung Super Fast Charging 2.0. The 313 45W GaN charger is $29.99 and the 312 25W charger is $14.99....

 2023-02-01 14:00 

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Netflix introduces spatial audio to a lot more movies and shows...

Premium tier Netflix subscribers can now listen to spatial audio across the platform's top 700 titles and download content onto two additional devices to watch remotely....

 2023-02-01 14:00 

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What 'feminist Tinder' promised...

Bumble promised to fix dating by being a "feminist" twist on Tinder. But almost a decade on, Whitney Wolfe Herd's app hasn't fixed much....

 2023-02-01 14:00 

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Intel's RTX 3060 competitor drops to just $249 alongside 'big' performance improvements...

Intel is dropping the price of its Arc A750 to just $249. It comes just as Intel releases a new Arc GPU driver that includes big DirectX 9 performance improvements....

 2023-02-01 13:30 

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Did Spotify screw up? 'No... and yes,' says its CEO...

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek discusses whether the company overinvested in 2022 on content and acquisitions. Plus, new details on Spotify's audiobook plans and podcast spending....

 2023-02-01 12:50 

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PSA: Gmail's new package tracking interface is now live if you know where to look...

Gmail's apps have been updated with a new interface that makes it easier to see where your packages are in transit, and when they might arrive. But you have to dig through the settings on iOS and Android to enable it....

 2023-02-01 12:00 

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Garmin finally introduces wireless charging with its stylish new hybrid smartwatch...

Garmin announced its new hybrid smartwatch, the $269.99 Vivomove Trend. It's similar to the company's previous hybrids, but it adds new metrics and is compatible with Qi-certified chargers — making this the first Garmin you can charge wirele...

 2023-02-01 11:01 

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Wednesday's top tech news: happy Samsung Unpacked day to all who observe...

Samsung prepares to announce its new Galaxy S23 smartphone lineup, Microsoft and Meta remove some old games, and AMD predicts when the PC market will pick up again....

 2023-02-01 10:37 

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Google Fi says customer data was compromised by hackers...

Google has notified Google Fi customers that their personal data may have been stolen in a recent cyberattack, likely in connection with a T-Mobile data breach earlier this month....

 2023-02-01 10:20 

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Jony Ive has designed a 'magically transforming' Red Nose...

Former head Apple designer Jony Ive has created this year's Red Nose for British charity Comic Relief. The plant-based Red Nose transforms from a small flat crescent into a honeycomb-paper sphere....

 2023-02-01 10:09 

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Google is reportedly testing an alternate home page with ChatGPT-style Q&A prompts...

Google is scrambling to respond to the startling popularity of OpenAI's AI chatbot ChatGPT. According to a report from CNBC, the search giant is currently testing an alternate version of its homepage with chat capabilities....

 2023-02-01 10:04 

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Tesla's bitcoin holdings suffered a $140 million net loss last year...

Two years after the company announced it was buying $1.5 billion of the cryptocurrency it says its holdings have lost it $204 million in impairment losses, but it's gained $64 million from sales....

 2023-02-01 00:54 

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Microsoft is pulling many beloved games off the Xbox 360 store next week...

Microsoft will be removing a bunch of beloved games from the Xbox 360 Marketplace on February 7th, according to a support page on the Xbox website. After that date, you won't be able to buy them....

 2023-02-01 00:17 

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Meta is inexplicably shutting down one of the best Oculus games...

Echo VR, one of the flagship games that Facebook used to launch the Oculus Quest, is getting killed off this August....

 2023-02-01 00:09 

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NLRB judge rules that Amazon broke labor laws in Staten Island (again)...

A judge for the National Labor Relations Board has accused Amazon of breaking labor laws during union drives at Staten Island's JFK8 and LDJ5 facilities....

 2023-01-31 23:32 

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AMD thinks the PC sales slump will end after one more rough quarter...

People aren't buying as many computers, but AMD thinks that should improve before the year is out. "The first quarter should be the bottom for us in PCs," AMD CEO Lisa Su said today on the company's Q4 2022 earnings call....

 2023-01-31 23:01 

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We can't afford to offset our aviation emissions...

Aviation's pollution problem could cost $1 trillion in carbon removal by 2050, according to new research. But relying on carbon offsets to tackle climate change has failed time and again to reduce greenhouse gas emissions....

 2023-01-31 23:00 

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Rode added a removable microphone to its headphones...

Rode's NTH-100M bundle adds a boom microphone to the NTH-100 headphones, which is removable and can attach to either side. You can buy the mic by itself now for $69 or the entire package for $189....

 2023-01-31 22:42 

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Custom build turns the Framework Laptop into a triple-screen powerhouse...

One tinkerer took Framework Laptop's modular design and converted it into a three-screen cyberdeck....

 2023-01-31 22:27 

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Overwatch 2 is making it easier and cheaper for you to get older skins...

Amid complaints that skins in the Overwatch 2 cash shop are too expensive, for season 3, the developers are reintroducing a discontinued premium currency and lowering the price of some skins....

 2023-01-31 21:58 

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EA is shutting down Apex Legends Mobile and not giving refunds...

Apex Legends Mobile will shut down in all regions on May 1st, just a few weeks shy of its one-year anniversary. EA and Respawn Entertainment won't be providing refunds. EA is also halting work on its in-development Battlefield title....

 2023-01-31 21:19 

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Please let me battle you in Marvel Snap...

Marvel Snap's new Battle Mode that lets you play matches against your friends is now live. The Battle Mode update has also introduced changes to cards like Leader and Wolverine....

 2023-01-31 21:16 

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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor has been delayed to April...

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor's release date is being delayed by six weeks to April 28th, EA announced on Tuesday. The game had been set to release on March 17th....

 2023-01-31 21:13 

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Cars are rewiring our brains to ignore all the bad stuff about driving...

A new study coins the term "motornormativity" to describe the unconscious biases people form around the societal ills and inequities of automobile driving....

 2023-01-31 21:05 

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Anker finally comes clean about its Eufy security cameras...

Anker's Eufy, one of the few security camera brands promising to always end-to-end encrypt your footage, admits it didn't do so on the web. Anker originally ignored our questions, but now we're getting answers....

 2023-01-31 20:59 

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Twitter ends CoTweets, its collaborative posting feature...

Users won't be able to create new CoTweets, and existing posts will be live for a month before reverting to retweets. Twitter announced the end of CoTweets in a notice on its help center....

 2023-01-31 20:57 

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ChatGPT's creator made a free tool for detecting AI-generated text...

OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT and DALL-E, has released its AI text classifier, a free tool that tries to estimate whether a given piece of text was written by a human or by artificial intelligence....

 2023-01-31 20:32 

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Hyundai's Ioniq 6 EV can keep it rolling with its new EPA-estimated 361 miles of range...

The new 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 received an official EPA-estimate of 361 miles of range on a single charge for the Long Range RWD trim. It bests Tesla's Model 3 RWD and beats previous US-version estimates....

 2023-01-31 20:21 

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Capcom teams up with Crunchyroll to launch a new Street Fighter mobile game...

Capcom and Crunchyroll are launching a new Street Fighter: Duel, a new mobile game with RPG elements. The game will be available on iOS and Android....

 2023-01-31 19:47 

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James Gunn's DC Universe will debut a new Batman movie, the Green Lantern Corps, and a Booster Gold series...

James Gunn's Superman: Legacy — out July 11th, 2025 — will kick off the beginning of Warner Bros. Discovery's new DC Universe of movies and streaming series....

 2023-01-31 19:01 

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Microsoft's post-layoffs Halo studio is smaller and switching to Unreal Engine...

Halo developer 343 Industries lost at least 95 people due to Microsoft's recent layoffs announcement, the studio is apparently switching from its proprietary Slipspace engine to Epic Games' widely used Unreal Engine, Bloomberg reports....

 2023-01-31 18:28 

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Elon Musk bought Twitter, and here's everything that happened next...

The deal is closed: Elon Musk owns Twitter. Now that the $44 billion deal is done, what does that mean for Musk, as well as Twitter's employees, advertisers, and users?...

 2023-01-31 18:26 

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Apple Music's Replay 2023 playlist is here to track your favorite songs...

Apple Music users can now access their Replay 2023 playlist to see what songs they've listened to most this year. At the end of the year, Apple will pull from the playlist to make a Spotify Wrapped-like presentation....

 2023-01-31 18:06 

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Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2023: all the news and updates from the event...

Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event takes place on Wednesday, February 1st. We'll keep you up to date on the latest news from the event, which could include a new lineup of S23 phones and Galaxy Book devices....

 2023-01-31 17:47 

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The next Sims will have both solo play and multiplayer...

During a Sims livestream, EA announced that Project Rene, the next-generation Sims game, will have both single-player and multiplayer components when it launches on PC and mobile....

 2023-01-31 17:39 

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Discord is slowing down some Nvidia graphics cards...

A recent Discord update has introduced a memory clock bug on some Nvidia GPUs. Nvidia is working on a fix but has a temporary workaround users can apply right now....

 2023-01-31 17:38 

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Inside the global battle over chip manufacturing...

Chris Miller explains why making chips is a complicated global chess match — and why one Dutch company is at the center of it all....

 2023-01-31 17:05 

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NASA's Martian rover has finished hoarding samples that might contain proof of ancient life...

NASA's Perseverance has dropped the last of 10 sample tubes onto the surface of Mars as a backup cache, which scientists hope can later be collected and delivered to Earth for testing....

 2023-01-31 16:41 

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Samsung's artsy 65-inch Frame TV is $400 off at Best Buy...

The Frame QLED TV is an eye-catching QLED that's currently matching its best-ever price at Best Buy and Samsung. You can also find discounts on the Apple Watch Series 8 and the Roku Streambar....

 2023-01-31 16:31 

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Despite mounting opposition, the Bay Area's robotaxis keep racking up the miles...

Waymo and Cruise submitted their latest data reports, and both show steady progress in the number of trips and miles covered by the companies robotaxis....

 2023-01-31 16:07 

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Warner Bros. Discovery is putting a bunch of HBO Max's canceled shows on other streaming services...

The Roku Channel and Tubi will start airing shows like Westworld, Raised by Wolves, and FBoy Island as part of a new licensing deal with Warner Bros. Discovery....

 2023-01-31 16:00 

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Instagram's co-founders are back with Artifact, a kind of TikTok for text...

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, the co-founders of Instagram, announced Artifact, a news app that uses machine learning and algorithmic recommendations to serve a feed of stories to readers....

 2023-01-31 15:57 

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The Dead Space remake works on Steam Deck now...

A Steam Deck developer hotfix to Proton fixes severe stuttering issues in EA's Dead Space remake following the game's launch last week....

 2023-01-31 15:30 

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Talk To Me is a potent dose of unrelenting teen horror...

Talk To Me, a horror movie that premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival, is the directorial debut of YouTube stars Danny and Michael Philippou....

 2023-01-31 15:00 

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The Verge's 2023 Valentine's Day gift guide...

Valentine's Day can be stressful, but we've compiled a batch of great gift ideas for any kind of relationship, whether it's for your girlfriend, boyfriend, committed partner, or fellow singles you just want to show your appreciation for....

 2023-01-31 14:53 

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How to watch Samsung's February Unpacked event...

Here is where, when, and how you can follow along and see what Samsung has in store, including its new Galaxy S23 line of phones and several Galaxy Book laptops....

 2023-01-31 14:30 

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The stage is set for Samsung's Ultra pep rally...

Samsung is hosting Galaxy Unpacked 2023 in person, the latest tech company to return to live events. It comes at an awkward time as the pace of mobile innovation slows down....

 2023-01-31 14:01 

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Schlage's new lever lock can smarten up all your other doors...

The new Schlage lever lock is a keypad and keyed smart lock for standard single bore-hole doors. Designed for garages and side doors, home offices and guest rooms, the lock is Wi-Fi-enabled for remote and voice control....

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