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 2018-07-21 18:51 

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Facebook is developing an internet satellite after shutting down drone project...

Facebook is continuing its initiative to develop hardware that beams down high-speed internet, though its moving the effort to space. Facebook has confirmed to Wired that it is indeed the company behind an FCC application, and that the working title for t...

 2018-07-21 18:03 

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Driver for Uber and Lyft live-streamed hundreds of riders on Twitch without their consent...

An Uber and Lyft driver in St. Louis, Missouri has given around 700 rides since March 2018, and nearly all of them have been live-streamed on Twitch, without passenger consent. In a lengthy report, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch detailed the actions of Jason...

 2018-07-20 19:26 

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How to add iPhone X gestures to your Android phone...

If you have an Android phone and you've been envious of the iPhone X's gesture-based control system, here's how you can get it on your device....

 2018-07-20 18:52 

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Senate Republicans abandon effort to impose harsher restrictions on ZTE...

Senate Republicans have abandoned an effort to impose harsher restrictions on Chinese telecommunications company ZTE after the US officially lifted its trade ban on the company earlier this month, according to a report from The Washington Post. That means...

 2018-07-20 17:56 

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Waymo's autonomous cars have driven 8 million miles on public roads...

Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent company Alphabet, has hit another milestone: 8 million miles driven on public roads....

 2018-07-20 17:43 

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How to hear (and delete) every conversation your Google Home has recorded...

It's important to know what data major tech companies have on you, especially when it comes to your virtual assistants and smart speakers. Using Google Account Activity, it's easy to play back what queries you've made to Google Home, as well a...

 2018-07-20 17:41 

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Cellphone bills are getting more expensive after two years of declines...

According to a consumer price index for wireless service put together by the US Labor Department, the cost of a cell plan rose by 0.3 percent in June 2018 from the same time a year ago, as reported by The Wall Street Journal today. That's the first pr...

 2018-07-20 17:30 

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Roku is in the ad business, not the hardware business, says CEO...

Roku sells more dedicated streaming devices than perhaps any other company in the world. But CEO Anthony Wood says hardware sales aren't enough to sustain Roku's business. Instead, it's all about ads and services....

 2018-07-20 17:05 

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DuckDuckGo slams Google following EU antitrust decision...

In the wake of the European Union fining Google a record $5 billion for anti-competitive behavior with its Android products, rival search engine DuckDuckGo claims that the company's antitrust issues don't stop there....

 2018-07-20 17:00 

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Online activists flood Google search results for 'idiot' with images of Trump...

If you Google image search...

 2018-07-20 16:41 

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Neopets is making a mobile game that combines Scrabble and Neopets lore...

Neopets announced it is developing a mobile game called Legends and Letters at San Diego Comic-Con....

 2018-07-20 15:52 

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WhatsApp tests limiting message forwarding after violent lynchings in India...

WhatsApp is considering limiting the amount of times you can forward messages to multiple chats, citing privacy concerns. The Facebook-owned app is starting to test putting a limit on message forwarding, it announced today....

 2018-07-20 14:22 

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Charlotte, Raleigh, Oklahoma City are AT&T's next 5G cities in 2018...

Joining Dallas, Atlanta, and Waco...

 2018-07-20 13:03 

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Does Instagram reveal who's stalking your feed?...

Some Instagram users believe that the people at the top of their Stories are the people who look at their profile most often. The Verge visited Instagram to figure out if there's any truth behind the myth....

 2018-07-20 13:00 

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Editor's Choice: LG G7 ThinQ...

LG's terribly named G7 ThinQ is not at the top of anyone's list for 2018 smartphones, but it does have a very particular set of skills....

 2018-07-20 12:48 

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White House's tariffs could raise prices on Apple, Sonos, Fitbit products...

The tariffs could raise prices by 10 percent...

 2018-07-20 10:48 

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1.5 million affected by hack targeting Singapore's health data...

Singapore has been hit by the country's 'worst ever' cyberattack. Hackers stole information belonging to 1.5 million patients from SingHealth. Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was among those targeted....

 2018-07-20 10:00 

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Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter partner for ambitious new data project...

Today, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter joined to announce a new standards initiative called the Data Transfer Project, designed as a new way to move data between platforms....

 2018-07-20 08:38 

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Microsoft wants to win back the consumers it let down...

Microsoft has a new plan to win back consumers after the company killed off hardware, software, and services and let some of its most loyal fans down...

 2018-07-19 21:56 

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Sony is making a limited edition 'Amazing Red' PS4 Pro for Spider-Man's launch...

Sony will release a red PlayStation 4 Pro as part of a Spider-Man bundle. It goes on sale September 7th for $399, and preorders are now available....

 2018-07-19 21:40 

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Microsoft says hackers already targeted three 2018 midterm candidates...

Hackers have already targeted at least three 2018 Congressional candidates, according to a Microsoft executive, who disclosed the attempted cyber-intrusions today during a panel at the Aspen Security Forum....

 2018-07-19 21:07 

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Samsung and Xiaomi increased their dominance of India's mobile market last quarter...

The US and other regions are now heavily saturated with smartphone users, so tech's biggest companies have their eyes on India as the next key battleground to compete for market share. In the second quarter, Samsung and Xiaomi continued to lead all ot...

 2018-07-19 21:06 

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Oculus will start selling a Rift bundle with Marvel Powers United VR next week...

The bundle will cost $399 and come with Touch controllers and a free copy of the $40 game...

 2018-07-19 21:03 

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The Wemo Mini is the first device to get software support for Apple's HomeKit...

The Wemo Mini is the first smart device to get support for Apple's HomeKit smart home system with a software update, rolling out today...

 2018-07-19 20:24 

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Wyze's $20 connected security camera now supports Amazon Alexa...

Wyze's $20 connected camera is the cheapest option out there, and now it has support for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant...

 2018-07-19 20:16 

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Microsoft reports strong Q4 earnings as Surface and gaming both up...

Microsoft's Q4 2018 earnings show strong cloud growth and impressive revenue and profit increases alongside its Surface and gaming businesses both growing...

 2018-07-19 19:52 

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iFixit tests how the anti-dust membrane in new MacBook Pro really works...

iFixit testing has confirmed that the new anti-dust membrane in the updated 2018 MacBook Pro really does work....

 2018-07-19 19:26 

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Walmart reportedly plans to launch Netflix competitor under its Vudu brand later this year...

Walmart is gearing up to compete with Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix in the streaming video space with an offering of its own that's branded under the Vudu name, according to a report from Variety. The service would be similar to other streaming services b...

 2018-07-19 19:21 

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Lawmakers consider getting Netflix and Hulu to send out federal emergency alerts...

Lawmakers are considering making streaming services like Netflix and Spotify interrupt your song or film to broadcast emergency alerts. The new idea is part of a bill introduced by senators from Hawaii and South Dakota called the...

 2018-07-19 18:52 

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FCC claims SinclairTribune Media merger would not be 'in the public interest'...

The FCC has published its order calling for a hearing regarding the proposed Sinclair Broadcast Group acquisition of Tribune Media. The order claims that, as proposed, the merger between the two media giants would...

 2018-07-19 18:47 

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Instagram adds AIM-like status indicators to show when your friends are online to DM...

Instagram is adding a new feature that's ripped right out of AOL Instant Messenger — a helpful green dot next to your friend's profile pictures that lets you know that they're online to message....

 2018-07-19 18:26 

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British Airways asked customers to post personal information on Twitter 'to comply with GDPR'...

British Airways' social media team was demanding customers post a trove of personal information publicly on Twitter, so it could help investigate customer service claims. That included passport numbers, full addresses, and other sensitive info. Even w...

 2018-07-19 18:19 

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Amazon's iPhone app adds AR feature for identifying and buying small nuts and bolts...

Amazon quietly updated the camera search on its iOS app with a new...

 2018-07-19 16:30 

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How to stream your gaming sessions...

Video game streaming isn't that difficult if you have a game console and an internet connection. Here's how to stream your gaming sessions over the Switch, Xbox One, PS4, PC, and other gaming platforms....

 2018-07-19 16:00 

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Immigration nonprofit refuses $250,000 Salesforce donation over its contract with US government...

One of the most prominent immigration advocacy organizations has officially declined a $250,000 donation from Salesforce, claiming that the company's existing contract with CBP helps separate families at the US-Mexico border....

 2018-07-19 15:57 

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Apple's new 13-inch Touch Bar MacBook Pros now have four full-speed Thunderbolt 3 ports...

Along with faster processors, Apple included four full-speed Thunderbolt ports in its update to the 13-inch MacBook Pro last week...

 2018-07-19 15:23 

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Google may put its Fuchsia OS on smart home devices within three years...

Google is reportedly looking to put its mysterious Project Fuchsia OS on smart home devices within three years, although things are still in the early stages for the project....

 2018-07-19 15:01 

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Google Maps expands motorcycle mode to Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and other Asian markets...

Google Maps' motorcycle mode will expand from India to several Southeast Asian markets, including Hong Kong, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Vietnam....

 2018-07-19 14:23 

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On its 50th anniversary, Intel is forced to do less with Moore...

Looking back at Intel's 50th anniversary and ahead to the future: Moore's Law is ending, and what comes next will define Intel — and the rest of the tech world — going forward...

 2018-07-19 13:44 

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Leaked Apple service document confirms new MacBook Pro keyboard is designed to fix dust problems...

A leaked Apple service document confirms that the newly introduced silicone membranes beneath the keycaps on the new MacBook Pro keyboard are there to protect against dust and fix the long-standing keyboard issues with earlier models...

 2018-07-19 13:00 

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Larry Page is quietly amassing a 'flying car' empire...

Google co-founder Larry Page is revealed to be owner of Opener, a Canadian flying car startup that just came out of stealth. He also is involved in two other flying car projects....

 2018-07-19 12:57 

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Comcast gives up on buying 21st Century Fox assets and leaves Disney as the winner...

Comcast has withdrawn its bid for 21st Century Fox, leaving Disney as the winner of the bidding war. It will instead focus its efforts on acquiring Sky in Europe....

 2018-07-19 12:52 

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The Vivo Nex's notch-killing tradeoffs are worth it...

Vivo's Nex phone has a trick solution to getting the biggest screen possible inside of a phone's frame: make the front camera disappear. It's a clever trick that works more elegantly than you might guess....

 2018-07-19 12:48 

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Europe's giant Google fine is too little, too late...

Google's $5 billion fine by the EU for Android antitrust violations will do very little to change the company's web dominance....

 2018-07-19 12:12 

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Six questions you were afraid to ask about Google's EU antitrust case...

Google is getting fined $5 billion by the EU over Android antitrust issues. Here's everything you need to know....

 2018-07-19 09:32 

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Siri's last co-founder has left Apple...

It seems Apple is continuing to shake up its Siri team. After poaching Google's head of AI to oversee the iPhone-maker's digital assistant, the last remaining cofounder of the Siri technology, Tom Gruber, has left the company....

 2018-07-19 05:55 

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The Xiaomi Mi Max 3 has a giant screen and a battery to match...

Xiaomi has announced the Mi Max 3, the latest and biggest yet in its line of colossal phones. This time around the screen is 6.9 inches, and Xiaomi is using an 18:9 screen for the first time in the......

 2018-07-19 05:00 

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Fujifilm's XF10 is a small compact camera with a big sensor...

Fujifilm has announced the XF10, a new fixed-lens compact camera that will serve as the successor to 2016's X70. Like the X70, it pairs an 18.5mm (28mm-equivalent) f/2.8 lens with a large APS-C......

 2018-07-18 23:04 

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YouTube bans account of parents whose prank videos depicted child abuse...

YouTube has terminated the FamilyOFive account that belonged to Maryland parents Mike and Heather Martin. Both parents were charged with child neglect last fall, sentence to five years probation, and lost custody of two of their children after using the k...

 2018-07-18 22:39 

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Facebook says it will begin removing misinformation that leads to violence...

Hours after CEO Mark Zuckerberg spurred history by defending the rights of Holocaust deniers to post on Facebook, the company said it had begun removing misinformation that contributes to violence. Under the new policy, Facebook will begin reviewing posts...

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