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Aug 22, 2019

YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests
Twitter recently suspended 200,000 accounts it linked to a Chinese government influence campaign

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Aug 22, 2019

Overstock CEO Resigns After Unusual Message About ‘Deep State'
The CEO will be succeeded by director Jonathan Johnson, taking effect Thursday

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Aug 22, 2019

Apple Is Planning New iPhones, iPads and MacBooks This Year. Here's What to Know
Three new iPhones are rumored to debut at an event next month

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Aug 22, 2019

Tyler ‘Ninja' Blevins Reveals His Top Tips for Video Game Domination
Want to be the world's next great gamer? Ninja's new book shows the way

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Aug 21, 2019

That Instagram Post Everyone Is Sharing Is Just Another Viral Hoax
But it underscores people's concerns with privacy and social media

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Aug 21, 2019

How To Make Your Phone's Battery Last Longer
Always seem to be stuck with a low battery? Here's how to get better battery life

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Aug 21, 2019

Facebook Is Rolling out a Tool to Limit Data Gathering
Facebook says the tool will be available in the U.S. in "coming months."

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Aug 16, 2019

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake
Flagged posts will be removed from the "explore" page and hashtag search results

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Aug 15, 2019

Use These 11 Tips to Get (Even More) Productive in Google Docs
Learn how to check word count, build a personal dictionary, and more

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Aug 15, 2019

Conspiracy Theories Can Have Dangerous Consequences. Here's Why Experts Say We Can No Longer Ignore Them
Conspiracy theories, both powerful and enduring, can wreak havoc on society. In recent years, fringe ideas prompted a gunman to storm a Washington, D.C. pizzeria and may have motivated another to fatally shoot 11 worshippers inside a Pittsburgh synagogue. They are also largely to blame for a worldwide surge in measles cases that has sickened…

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Aug 15, 2019

Conspiracy Theories Might Sound Crazy, But Here's Why Experts Say We Can No Longer Ignore Them
Conspiracy theories, both powerful and enduring, can wreak havoc on society. In recent years, fringe ideas prompted a gunman to storm a Washington, D.C. pizzeria and may have motivated another to fatally shoot 11 worshippers inside a Pittsburgh synagogue. They are also largely to blame for a worldwide surge in measles cases that has sickened…

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Aug 13, 2019

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users' Conversations
Facebook confirmed that it had been transcribing users' audio and said it will no longer do so

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Aug 13, 2019

Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Health Care for All—Unless it Doesn't
AI-driven medical tools could democratize health care, but some worry they could also worsen inequalities

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Aug 12, 2019

One of the Best Indie Video Games of 2015 Is Back As a Deluxe Edition
'Gravity Ghosts' is a must-play for anyone with a PlayStation 4

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Aug 12, 2019

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Review: Grab a Pal and Fight Some Nazis
It's a great run-and-gun co-op shooter, but falls short of the mark set by other 'Wolfenstein' games

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Aug 09, 2019

‘I Have Never Felt the Need to Enact Any Kind of Violence.' Pro Gamers Say Guns, Not Games, Are to Blame for Shootings
After Mike Rufail graduated from college in 2001, he turned to video games as a cheaper alternative to nights out, buying an Xbox 360 paired with popular first-person shooter Call of Duty 2. "I realized I was one of the better players pretty quickly," says Rufail, 36. He was right. Rufail went on to become…

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Aug 09, 2019

‘I'm Back to Riding My Own Bike.' Commuters Are Giving Up On-Demand Transportation As Prices Rise
Scooters, bikes and rides are getting more expensive as companies like Uber and Lyft look to start turning a profit.

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Aug 09, 2019

‘I'm Back to Riding My Own Bike.' Higher Prices Threaten Silicon Valley's Mobility Revolution
Scooters, bikes and rides are getting more expensive as companies like Uber and Lyft look to start turning a profit

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Aug 09, 2019

ESPN Delays Broadcast of Video Game Tournament After Mass Shootings
Many studies find no correlation between video games and violent attacks

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Aug 08, 2019

Here's How to Free Up Space On Your iPhone
Need to make room for more photos and videos? Here's how

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Aug 07, 2019

Samsung's Note 10 and Even Bigger Note 10 Plus Are Here. Are They the Giant Android Phones for You?
Here's what to know about Samsung's latest Android smartphones

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Aug 07, 2019

Here's How to Free Up Space On Your Android Phone
Make room for all those selfies

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Aug 07, 2019

Why TIME's 2019 Tech Optimists Are Upbeat About Silicon Valley's Future
They're optimistic despite the many challenges the industry faces today

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Aug 07, 2019

8chan Owner Called to Testify Before Congress After El Paso Shooting
The El Paso shooter reportedly posted a manifesto to 8chan before the attack

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Aug 06, 2019

Why Video Game Creators Are Skipping the Bloodshed and Making ‘Pacifist Games' Instead
As Trump attacked 'gruesome and grisly' video games, so-called 'pacifist games' are on the rise

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Aug 05, 2019

‘It Is Absurd.' Data Breaches Show it's Time to Rethink How We Use Social Security Numbers, Experts Say
Justin Rice is sick of being on the phone. After having his family's personal information exposed after the 2017 Equifax breach, Rice had to cancel about $3,000 in fraudulent transactions, and, along with his wife, has spent dozens of hours on the phone disputing claims. "The hours you have to put in talking to customer…

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Aug 05, 2019

What Is 8chan, and How Is it Related to This Weekend's Shootings? Here's What to Know
While speaking about this weekend's pair of mass shootings, President Donald Trump on Monday referenced one of the shooter's online activities, and called for better regulation of social media. "We must recognize that the internet has provided a dangerous avenue to radicalize, disturb minds, and perform demented acts," Trump said. "We must shine the light…

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Aug 04, 2019

French Hoverboard Inventor Successfully Flies Over the English Channel
Franky Zapata successfully completed the famed 22-mile journey in just 22 minutes

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Aug 03, 2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook' in a Surprising and Controversial Move
'We want to be clearer about the products and services that are part of Facebook'

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Aug 01, 2019

Fortnite Superstar Ninja Is Taking His 14 Million Followers From Twitch to Microsoft's Mixer
It's a major shakeup in the booming videogame streaming industry

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Aug 01, 2019

‘Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3' Is Only As Much Fun As the Friends You Play it With
Playing solo is a drag, but it's a great party game

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Aug 01, 2019

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Is Only As Much Fun As the Friends You Play it With
Playing solo is a drag, but it's a great party game

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Jul 31, 2019

Popular YouTube Star Known as ‘King of Random' Dies in Paragliding Accident at 38
Jonathan Grant Thompson's videos have been watched more than a million times

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Jul 31, 2019

This Guy Found a 30-Year-Old Nintendo Game in his Attic. Now It Might Sell for Thousands
The game cartridge of "Kid Icarus" was still in the bag with the receipt from three decades ago

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Jul 31, 2019

You Can't Go Back to ‘Classic' Gmail. But You Can Get Close — Here's How
Here's how to do it

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Jul 30, 2019

To Meme, or Not to Meme? Meet the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind SparkNotes' Genius Twitter Account
She's using memes to help students learn about literature

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Jul 26, 2019

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say
And how to pick the right VPN for you

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Jul 25, 2019

Why People Are Getting Money From the Equifax Deal But Not the Facebook Settlement
Advocates say the difference is evidence that we need better consumer protection laws

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Jul 25, 2019

Here's Why Apple Just Spent $1 Billion to Buy Intel's Modem Business
The deal will give Apple a holding of 17,000 wireless patents

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Jul 25, 2019

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Tesla lost $1.12 a share, a bigger deficit than analysts projected

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Jul 25, 2019

Tesla Stock Plummets After Elon Musk Announces the Company's Tech Boss Is Leaving
A recent earnings report was underwhelming as well

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Jul 25, 2019

What Will Smart Homes Look Like 10 Years From Now?
It's 6 A.M., and the alarm clock is buzzing earlier than usual. It's not a malfunction: the smart clock scanned your schedule and adjusted because you've got that big presentation first thing in the morning. Your shower automatically turns on and warms to your preferred 103°F. The electric car is ready to go, charged by…

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Jul 24, 2019

Tinder's Newest Feature Aims to Keep LGBTQ People Safer Across the World
Tinder says you can expect to see these roll-outs in the coming days

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Jul 24, 2019

Facebook Says It Is Under Antitrust Investigation by the FTC
The company said that it was informed of the investigation in June

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Jul 24, 2019

How To Delete Your Data From Facebook Forever
There are other ways to make your data more private, too

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Jul 24, 2019

It Turns Out People From Florida Are Better at Guessing if a ‘Florida Man' Story Really Happened in Florida
But why do we like to pick on Florida so much, anyway?

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Jul 24, 2019

Judgement Is the Perfect Game for Getting Into Japan's Favorite Crime Series
Take on the Yakuza, help out the locals and more in this PS4 exclusive

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Jul 24, 2019

Facebook Agrees to Pay Record $5 Billion Settlement in Privacy Investigation
The deal changes little about the company's lucrative advertising business

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Jul 23, 2019

Justice Department Launches Sweeping Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Companies
The Justice Department did not name specific companies in its announcement

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Jul 23, 2019

Apple Moved Mac Pro Production to China. Now it Wants Tariff Exemptions
The Mac Pro was Apple's last major made-in-America product

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Jul 19, 2019

How Much Is Your Data Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers
But "datafication," with all its privacy implications, affects everyone differently

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Jul 18, 2019

Instagram Starts Test To Hide Number of Likes Posts Receive for Users in 7 Countries
Users will be able to see the number of likes their own posts have received

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Jul 18, 2019

The Internet Is Changing the English Language. Is That a Good Thing?


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Jul 17, 2019

Apple Teases 230 New Emoji in Celebration of World Emoji Day
July 17 marks World Emoji Day and in celebration, Apple teased a set of new emoji it will release with the next iOS update, 13.0, this fall. As July 17 is the date shown on the calendar emoji, it's only fitting. Emoji have gone beyond being a simple way to communicate emotions to a fully-fledged…

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Jul 17, 2019

E.U. Investigates Amazon Over Use of Retailer Info To Gain Competitive Edge
The EU said it was taking "very close look at Amazon's business practices"

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Jul 16, 2019

Facebook's Digital Currency Plan Met With Skepticism in Congress
Trump tweeted that the new currency 'will have little standing or dependability'

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Jul 16, 2019

Facebook's Digital Currency Plan to Face Questions by Congress
Trump tweeted that the new currency 'will have little standing or dependability'

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Jul 12, 2019

Facebook's Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement
Some wanted to go even further

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Jul 12, 2019

Amazon's Best Prime Day Tech Deals (So Far)
Prime Day will bring discounts on Amazon's own gadgets and much more

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Jul 12, 2019

The Best Amazon Prime Day Tech Deals We've Found So Far
Prime Day means discounts on everything from smartphones to TVs

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Jul 12, 2019

The U.K.'s Version of the NSA Wants Access to Encrypted Chats. Here's How it Would Work
It's not the first time the British government has taken aim at encrypted communication

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Jul 12, 2019

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That's Like a ‘Mobile Alexa'
The new robot is expected to release by next year

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Jul 11, 2019

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated
'OH THANK GOD' Chrissy Teigen tweeted after the service returned

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Jul 11, 2019

An Artificial Intelligence Program Just Beat 5 Poker Professionals In a Texas Hold'em Tournament
After 10,000 hands, the system averaged $1,000 in profits per hour with $1 chips

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Jul 11, 2019

We Rode Boosted's New Rev Electric Scooter. Here's What it's Like
It would be perfect in the suburbs or a college campus — cities are another story

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Jul 10, 2019

Why This Electric Car Racing League Matters Even If You Don't Care About Cars
Formula E is driving electric cars forward at a time when we need them most

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Jul 10, 2019

We Tried the New Nintendo Switch Lite. Here's What it's Like to Play
It's a slimmed-down, mobile-only version of Nintendo's popular console

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Jul 09, 2019

A Flaw in Teleconferencing App Zoom Could Have Let Hackers Access Your Webcam. Here's How to Fix it
A series of security flaws in popular video-conferencing service Zoom left its users vulnerable to spying, denial of service attacks from unauthorized sites, and the potential installation of malware, according to a report from security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh. In a statement, Zoom says it has since addressed the security issues through recent app updates, and…

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Jul 08, 2019

What to Know About Restrict, Instagram's New Anti-Bullying Feature
Bullying is a big problem for Instagram, one that the company's head, Adam Mosseri, has vowed to take on. As TIME explains in a new feature, the company is trying to build artificial intelligence that is capable of rooting out complex behaviors — ranging from identity attacks to betrayals — that make users feel victimized.…

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Jul 08, 2019

Inside Instagram's War on Bullying
Ethan Cohen tried to laugh off his first experience with bullying on Instagram. Like many kids his age, the Raleigh, N.C., teen eagerly joined the platform in middle school, and one day he discovered fellow students snickering at an account. Someone — he still does not know who — had started taking surreptitious photos of…

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Jul 08, 2019

Need Some Help Reaching Your Goals? Try These 5 Habit-Tracking Apps
They can help you set — and stick to — your goals

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Jul 08, 2019

This AI Software Is ‘Coaching' Customer Service Workers. Soon It Could Be Bossing You Around, Too
I'm on the phone with a startup executive roleplaying as a frustrated customer, and a note along with a speedometer icon appears on my computer screen: Speaking slowly — You are speaking slower than usual. Try increasing your speaking pace. I speed up, and the message disappears, only to be replaced with another: Continuous Speaking…

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Jul 03, 2019

Google Doodle Scores a Home Run With Its Instantly Addictive Fourth of July Baseball Game
This year, the Doodle celebrates America by asking you to step up to the plate

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Jul 03, 2019

Facebook Is Trying to Stop Bogus Health Claims from Spreading Online
By ranking them lower in users' News Feeds

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Jul 02, 2019

We Tried Dolby's $600 Dimension Headphones. Are They Worth the Massive Price Tag?
They're made for tuning in, but also tuning out

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Jul 02, 2019

10 Can't-Miss Gmail Tips and Tricks That Will Change the Way You Email
Summer usually means a vacation from your Gmail inbox. But all your unread emails aren't going to get answered on their own (well, actually, they might — but I'll get to that later). Over 281 billion emails were sent last year, according to Radicati, a tech marketing firm. And that number will only grow, hitting…

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Jul 02, 2019

8 Tips and Tricks for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, Where Pokémon Go Meets the Wizarding World
'Pokémon Go' meets the Wizarding World in the latest mobile gaming craze

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Jul 01, 2019

Facebook Buildings Evacuated After Mail Tests Positive for Sarin Nerve Agent
The FBI is assisting in the investigation

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Jul 01, 2019

FBI: Nothing Dangerous After Facebook Sarin Scare
Workers who handled the package did not report any ill effects

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Jul 01, 2019

I've Been Using Apple's New iPhone Software Out Later This Year. These Are My 7 Favorite Features
iOS 13 will be out to the public later this year — but I installed the beta version

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Jun 28, 2019

Apple's Mac Pro Was its Last Big ‘Made in America' Product. Now it's Moving to China
Amid a U.S.-China trade war

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Jun 28, 2019

‘Deepfakes' Are Videos Designed to Trick You Into Thinking They're Real. But There's a Way to Detect Them
Deepfakes are a fundamental threat to the idea that 'seeing is believing'

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Jun 27, 2019

Celebrated Apple Designer Jony Ive Is Leaving the Company After Nearly 3 Decades
He has long been considered the key force behind Apple's design philosophy

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Jun 27, 2019

This New App Promises to Block Robocalls Forever. But Should We Have to Pay for That?
But should we have to pay for that service?

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Jun 27, 2019

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders
The label will only be used for verified accounts belonging to politicians

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Jun 27, 2019

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other World Leaders
The label will only be used for verified accounts belonging to politicians

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Jun 26, 2019

Reddit Places a ‘Quarantine' on The_Donald, Its Largest Community of Trump Supporters
Several commenters allegedly threatened to violence against the Oregon State Police

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Jun 26, 2019

The Best Video Games of 2019 (So Far)
For PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and mobile

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Jun 26, 2019

U.S. Companies Are Finding Ways to Work Around Trump's Huawei Blacklist
Technology companies are taking advantage of certain exceptions to export restrictions

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Jun 25, 2019

Amazon Prime Day Will Last 48 Hours This Year. Here's What to Know
Prime Day, Amazon's big annual sale, will last two full days this year, the company revealed Tuesday. Amazon Prime subscribers will start seeing Prime Day deals at 12:00am PST on Monday, July 15th, and they will last through 11:59pm PST on Tuesday, July 16th. During Prime Day, Amazon typically offers a litany of sales (over…

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Jun 25, 2019

Want a More Affordable Android Phone? The OnePlus 7 Pro Is Cheaper Without (Many) Sacrifices
The OnePlus 7 Pro is a high-end phone without the thousand-dollar price tag

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Jun 24, 2019

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration
Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is "undeniably" supportive of white supremacy. The website published a statement Sunday, outlining its new policy. "We cannot provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support…

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Jun 21, 2019

Should You Buy a PS4 or Xbox Now, or Wait for the New Models? How to Decide
Big upgrades are on the way — but not until late 2020

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Jun 20, 2019

Apple Is Recalling Some MacBook Pro Models Because of Overheating Batteries
The recall includes MacBook Pro laptops sold between Sept. 2015 and Feb. 2017

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Jun 20, 2019

Slack Skyrockets to $21 Billion Valuation After Unusual Listing
Slack Technologies Inc. saw its shares soar as it went public without an IPO

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Jun 20, 2019

Slack Is Heading to the Stock Exchange With an Unusual — and Risky — Strategy
It's a risky move, but could mean less volatility as trading begins

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Jun 18, 2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns
As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital currency, Libra, which aims to allow users to make purchases or send money with close to zero transaction fees. Facebook said it…

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Jun 17, 2019

This Robot Artist Just Became the First to Stage a Solo Exhibition. What Does That Say About Creativity?
Ai-Da has been billed by creators as the world's first robot artist

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Jun 17, 2019

Big Money Is Pouring Into Podcasting. Some Podcasters Love It — But Others Are Freaked Out
'Maybe this is just what I tell myself so I don't cry myself to sleep at night'

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Jun 12, 2019

Nintendo's Doug Bowser Talks Switch Success, Video Game Industry ‘Crunch' and More
An E3 Q&A with Nintendo of America's new president

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