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May 21, 2019

Review: ‘A Plague Tale' Is the Most Gripping, Harrowing Game You'll Play This Year
It tells a beautiful, dark story that you'll want to finish in one sitting

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May 21, 2019

Review: ‘Observation' Is a Space Station Thriller With One Clever Twist
It's out now for PlayStation 4 and PC

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May 20, 2019

Huawei Phones Will Lose Some Google Services After U.S. Ban
The Trump administration's order targets China's first global tech brand

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May 17, 2019

Britain Has More Surveillance Cameras Per Person Than Any Country Except China. That's a Massive Risk to Our Free Society
How would you feel being watched, tracked and identified by facial recognition cameras everywhere you go? Facial recognition cameras are now creeping onto the streets of Britain and the U.S., yet most people aren't even aware. As we walk around, our faces could be scanned and subjected to a digital police line up we don't…

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May 16, 2019

For the Trans Community, Snapchat's ‘Gender-Swapping' Filter Is Complicated
'My first reaction was, "This is boring"'

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May 15, 2019

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias
The White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences

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May 15, 2019

President Trump Issues Executive Order Seemingly Aimed at China and Huawei
The order the White House announced does not name specific countries or companies

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May 15, 2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call' Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate
The French and New Zealand governments drafted the agreement

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May 15, 2019

A Confused Police Officer Pulled Over a Self-Driving Vehicle on Its First Day Carrying Passengers
The Rhode Island officer then had a cordial conversation with the shuttle attendant

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May 15, 2019

Review: Rage 2 Is a Violent, Infantile, Beautiful Trek Across a Post-Apocalyptic Hellscape
'Rage 2' is short on story and high on gore, exactly what you'd expect from this team

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May 15, 2019

Facebook Tightens Live-Stream Rules in Response to the Christchurch Massacre
Social media companies face pressure after the massacre was live-streamed

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May 14, 2019

Terms and Conditions: TIME's 2019 Best Inventions Search
PARTICIPATION IN THIS COMPETITION CONSTITUTES PARTICIPANT ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. TIME's 2019 Best Inventions Search (the "Search") is a skills competition; chance will play no part in determining the award recipients of the Search. The submissions will be evaluated by judges with the intention of identifying award recipients in accordance…

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May 14, 2019

You Should Update WhatsApp Right Away. Here's How to Do it Quickly and Easily
The latest version fixes a recently-discovered security flaw

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May 14, 2019

WhatsApp Discovered Malware That Infects Phones With a Missed Call
An unknown number of people were infected with the malware

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May 13, 2019

Facebook Plans to Raise Pay for Contractors Who Screen Violent, Questionable Material
Facebook said the pay raise in the U.S. will take effect by mid-2020

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May 13, 2019

Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Over Apple's Alleged iPhone App Monopoly
New Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the court's liberals in rejecting the plea

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May 13, 2019

Amazon Offers to Pay Employees $10,000 to Quit Their Jobs and Deliver Packages Instead
It's trying to speed up Prime shipping from two days to one

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May 12, 2019

An Underrated Mother's Day Gift: Teaching Your Mom or Grandma to Text
Even though you'll still owe them a phone call

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May 10, 2019

A New Study Claims Facebook Is Unknowingly Generating Terror Content
A study found Facebook auto-generates content like "memories" for terror groups

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May 09, 2019

Facebook's Co-Founder Calls it a ‘Powerful Monopoly' That Should Be Broken Up
Mark Zuckerberg has 'sacrificed security and civility for clicks,' writes Chris Hughes

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May 09, 2019

These Are Our 5 Favorite Podcast Apps Right Now
If you love podcasts, it's worth upgrading from your phone's built-in app

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May 08, 2019

Experts Aren't Impressed With Google's New Privacy Tools
Google also announced updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant

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May 07, 2019

Google's Biggest Event of the Year Just Started. Here Are the 4 Biggest Announcements So Far
From a cheaper Pixel smartphone to a much-improved Google Assistant

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May 07, 2019

What the Strike Ahead of Uber's IPO Exposes About American Inequality
Some people will make big bucks as Uber goes public, but inequality may only worsen

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May 07, 2019

Review: The Oculus Quest Is Virtual Reality's Best Bet Yet
But it needs better games and other experiences to truly shine

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May 07, 2019

What Is TikTok? China's Popular Video-Sharing App Is Gaining Global Appeal
The viral video-sharing app is now one of the most downloaded apps in the U.S.

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May 04, 2019

SpaceX Launches Supplies to the International Space Station After Unusual Power Delays
SpaceX also couldn't resist the Star Wars Day connection — Saturday is May 4

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May 03, 2019

What the Murder of Christina Grimmie by a Fan Tells Us About YouTube Influencer Culture
Christina Grimmie was a fan of talented Disney starlets like Hannah Montana who parlayed careers in children's television into pop music. Aged 15 in 2009, Grimmie uploaded one of her first tracks to YouTube — a cover of Party in the USA by Miley Cyrus (who played Montana in an eponymous TV series). It went…

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May 02, 2019

Facebook Bans Far-Right Figures Including Alex Jones for Violating Hate Speech Policies
The company is also banning all fan pages dedicated to InfoWars

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May 02, 2019

Why Blocking Hate Sites Like 8chan May Only Make Them Stronger
Like the gunman who killed 50 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques in March, the man who killed one person in a Poway, Calif., synagogue on April 27 announced his intentions on 8chan, an anonymous online message board with a reputation for violent extremism. In the wake of these and other murders, calls to shutter…

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May 01, 2019

‘We Haven't Invested in Humanity.' Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties
During the Dell Technologies World 2019 Conference

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May 01, 2019

Your Facebook App Looks Very Different Today. Here's How to Use the New Design
Facebook's smartphone apps look very different today — and the changes are coming to web, too

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May 01, 2019

Would It Be Better If You Couldn't See How Many Likes a Photo Got? Instagram is Testing to Find Out
It's part of a push to make the platform less competitive for users.

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Apr 30, 2019

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here's What to Know
The changes make Groups a bigger part of the Facebook user experience

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Apr 30, 2019

On Facebook, the Dead Will Eventually Outnumber the Living. What Does That Mean for Our Histories?
These researchers want the world to better grapple with posthumous social media

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Apr 28, 2019

Apple Says It Pulled Parental Control Apps Over Privacy Concerns
"It's a matter of security," Apple said in its post on its website

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Apr 25, 2019

Review: Days Gone Saves the Best for Last, But it's Too Little, Too Late
The PlayStation 4 exclusive zombie romp is a slog right up until the end

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Apr 24, 2019

Facebook Is Preparing for a Multi-Billion Dollar Fine From the FTC
The agency has been investigating Facebook, but hasn't announced findings yet

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Apr 23, 2019

President Trump Met With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Criticizing the Social Media Platform
The President had tweeted Congress should "get involved" in a battle against "discriminatory" practices

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Apr 23, 2019

‘Technology Needs to Be Regulated,' Says Apple's Tim Cook
"What we're doing isn't working," Cook said

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Apr 23, 2019

‘Technology Needs to Be Regulated.' Apple CEO Tim Cook Says No Oversight Has Led To Great Damage To Society
"What we're doing isn't working," Cook said

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Apr 22, 2019

Samsung Is Delaying the Galaxy Fold After Reports the Foldable Phone Was Breaking
It marks another setback for the company after its 2016 Galaxy Note 7 recall

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Apr 21, 2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon Test ‘Anomaly' Sends Plumes of Smoke Over Cape Canaveral
SpaceX has given no word on what went wrong during the test

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Apr 21, 2019

Google's Earth Day 2019 Doodle Celebrates Nature's Diversity
It features animals like the wandering albatross, which has the widest wingspan of any living bird

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Apr 19, 2019

AI Expert Kai-Fu Lee Says We Need to ‘Embrace' the Game-Changing Technology
Despite the disruptions and risks that it brings

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Apr 18, 2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users' Passwords Were at Risk
The company updated a blog post about the breach shortly after the Mueller report was released

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Apr 17, 2019

Samsung's Ambitious Galaxy Fold Smartphone Is Already Breaking, Reviewers Say
Several tech reviewers are having problems with the ambitious foldable phone

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Apr 17, 2019

Apple and Qualcomm Have Settled Their Bitter Dispute Over iPhone Technology
The deal requires Apple to pay mobile chip maker Qualcomm an undisclosed amount

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Apr 16, 2019

‘Venezuelans Are Starving for Information.' The Battle to Get News in a Country in Chaos
Activists and former journalists are trying to keep information flowing around the country

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Apr 14, 2019

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Are Back Up After Reported Outages Worldwide
#FacebookDown, #instagramdown and #whatsappdown were all trending on Twitter

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Apr 12, 2019

Disney's Streaming Service, Disney Plus, Launches This Year. Here's What It'll Have
Star Wars, Marvel and lots more

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Apr 11, 2019

Uber's IPO Filing Reveals Billion-Dollar Revenue Overshadowed by Losses
It's expected to be the biggest public offering this year

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Apr 11, 2019

Thousands of Amazon Workers Listen to Alexa Users' Conversations
Amazon says it's to help make Alexa better at answering questions

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Apr 10, 2019

Want to Change Your PlayStation Username for Free? Here's How
Keeping a promise it made last year, Sony is finally providing PlayStation 4 players the option to change their username — meaning you can finally ditch the scourge that is "L33TMoocher420," or whatever else you thought was funny in high school. Sadly, changing your PlayStation username is not as simple as typing in a new…

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Apr 10, 2019

5 Video Games You've Never Heard Of But You Should Be Playing
Don't let these sleeper indie hits fly under your radar

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Apr 09, 2019

YouTube Livestreamed a Congressional Hearing on Online Hate. Then Racist Comments Flooded the Site
YouTube disabled live chat because of "hateful comments" about the broadcast

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Apr 09, 2019

We Tried the New Bose Sunglasses With Built-In Speakers. Here's What They're Like to Wear
They could just be your new summer jam

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Apr 09, 2019

The U.K. May Change the Rules That Turned Facebook Into an Empire. Will Other Countries Follow?
Will other countries follow?

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Apr 08, 2019

These 6 Tips and Tricks Will Revolutionize Your Instagram Story Game
Learn how to ask your followers questions, change your font and more

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Apr 08, 2019

U.K. Authorities Propose Making Social Media Executives Personally Responsible for Harmful Content
Tough new proposals also call for an independent regulator

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Apr 05, 2019

Australia Has Passed a Sweeping Law to Punish Social Media Companies for Not Policing Violent Content. Here's What to Know
Australia passed new legislation on Thursday to hold social media companies accountable for the spread of hate content

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Apr 04, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg Says It's Not Facebook's Job to Set the Rules for Political Advertising
'We need new rules'

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Apr 04, 2019

Google Is Celebrating South African Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela
On what would have been his 80th birthday

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Apr 04, 2019

WhatsApp Has Added a New Security Feature In an Attempt to Crackdown on Misinformation
The messaging platform has also added a fact-checking service ahead of the elections in India

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Apr 03, 2019

Millions of Facebook Users' Personal Info Was Posted Publicly On Amazon Servers
A year after the Cambridge Analytica scandal exposed Facebook's data practices

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Apr 03, 2019

Bummed Out That Apple Canceled AirPower? Here Are 5 Other Wireless Chargers to Consider
Lots of companies besides Apple make wireless chargers for your iPhone and more

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Apr 03, 2019

We Asked These Top Apex Legends Players How to Win Games. Here Are Their Tips
Be smart, communicate with your squad, and don't be afraid to fall back

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Apr 01, 2019

Master Your Inbox With These 6 Gmail Tips From Google's Own Productivity Expert
With an April Fool's birthday, Gmail has gone from practical joke to practically indispensable as far as email services go. For Gmail's 15th anniversary on Monday, Google announced some important updates to its email service, some of them long-desired features that can change how and when you decide to visit your inbox. Just because companies…

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Mar 30, 2019

Facebook Says Some of Mark Zuckerberg's Posts Have Been Deleted Due to Technical Errors
The company says it is unclear which posts were deleted

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Mar 29, 2019

Review: Apple's New AirPods Are Great if You Don't Have AirPods Yet
But existing users have less of a reason to upgrade

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Mar 29, 2019

Apple's AirPower Wireless Charging Mat Gets Shot Down Months After Missed Deadline
The product was supposed to charge multiple devices at once — wirelessly

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Mar 29, 2019

Ride-Share Service Lyft Jumps 21% On First Day of Stock Trading
Share were first priced at $72

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Mar 29, 2019

Facebook Hit With Discrimination Lawsuit Over Targeted Housing Ads
The charges accuse Facebook of allegedly allowing landlords to exclude groups, such as immigrants and minorities, from seeing housing ads

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Mar 28, 2019

What's the Best Weather App? Here Are 5 Great Options
They're much better than the app that came with your phone

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Mar 27, 2019

Facebook to Ban Content Supporting White Nationalism and White Separatism
Civil rights groups have long pressured the company to make the change

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Mar 26, 2019

The ‘Apple Card' Is Apple's New Credit Card. Is It Right for You?
It looks promising, but other cards offer better rates and perks

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Mar 26, 2019

A French Muslim Council Is Suing Facebook and YouTube Over the New Zealand Attack Video
The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) is filing a lawsuit against Facebook and YouTube

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Mar 25, 2019

The 4 Biggest Things Apple Just Announced, From TV to a Credit Card
Apple is getting serious about services

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Mar 24, 2019

Everything to Expect From Apple's Big Video and News Event On Monday
It's all part of Apple's push to reinvent itself as a services provider

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Mar 22, 2019

Nintendo Just Gave Itself the Perfect Opportunity To Remake the Best Pokémon Game Ever
And it can even do it in VR

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Mar 21, 2019

Facebook Employees Had Access to ‘Hundreds of Millions' of Users' Passwords
Facebook on Thursday confirmed that it had improperly secured "hundreds of millions" of user's passwords, leaving them open to be viewed by company employees. The unsecured passwords were discovered amid a "routine security review in January," after which Facebook says it fixed the improper storage issue. The company's internal investigation claimed to find no evidence…

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Mar 21, 2019

Facebook Says It Stored Millions of Users' Passwords in Plain Text
Facebook said this after a security researcher posted about the issue online

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Mar 21, 2019

Google's First AI-Powered Doodle Lets You Harmonize Like Johann Sebastian Bach
Now you can harmonize like Johann Sebastian Bach thanks to Google's first ever AI-driven Doodle. To celebrate the German composer's March 21, 1685 birthday, Doodle lets users compose a melody in Bach's style. The interactive Doodle is the product of collaboration between Google's Magenta - which helps people make their own music and art through…

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Mar 20, 2019

The New Zealand Attack Exposed How White Supremacy Has Long Flourished Online
White supremacist ideology has lurked on the fringes for decades, but the Internet has given conspiracy theories unprecedented reach.

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Mar 20, 2019

The Secret Sauce Behind Apple's New AirPods? A New Chip, the Company Says
After it announced surprise updates for the iPad and Mac lineups

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Mar 20, 2019

Apple's Week of Surprises Continues With Updated AirPods
After it announced surprise updates for the iPad and Mac lineups

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Mar 20, 2019

EU Fines Google 1.49 Billion Euros for Abusing Its Dominance in Online Ads
(BRUSSELS) — European Union regulators have hit Google with a 1.49 billion euro ($1.68 billion) fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising. The EU's competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, announced the results of the long-running probe of Google's AdSense advertising business case at a news conference in Brussels on Wednesday. It's the third time…

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Mar 19, 2019

Stadia, Google's Big Push Into Video Games, Could Change Everything About How We Play
There are plenty of answered questions, but it's a bold move by the search giant

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Mar 19, 2019

Facebook Says No One Flagged New Zealand Mosque Shooting During Live Broadcast
The video's rapid spread online puts renewed pressure on Facebook

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Mar 18, 2019

Apple's iPad Lineup Is Suddenly More Complicated Than Ever. Here's How to Pick
The updated iPad Air and iPad Mini make choosing an iOS tablet even more complicated

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Mar 18, 2019

The Google Doodle Honoring Seiichi Miyake Will Make You Think About What's Under Your Feet
You might have missed this ingenious invention right beneath your nose

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Mar 17, 2019

President Erdogan Uses New Zealand Mosque Shooting Footage in Turkey Campaign
The footage was apparently used to galvanize his base ahead of local elections

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Mar 17, 2019

Why Are We So Obsessed with Elizabeth Holmes? Alex Gibney Unpacks His New HBO Documentary The Inventor
'When we come across as a kind of charismatic, messianic figure, sometimes it's part of a larger package that's hiding more damaging stuff'

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Mar 15, 2019

Beto O'Rourke Was Reportedly a Member of a ‘Hacktivist' Group. What's That?
'Hacktivists' use digital disruptions to attract attention to an issue

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Mar 15, 2019

Nathan W. Pyle's Strange Planet Is Comic Relief for the Instagram Age
Here's what you need to know

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Mar 15, 2019

Review: The Division 2 Is a Worthy Successor With 1 Radical New Change
If you liked the first game, you'll probably love this sequel, too

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Mar 15, 2019

‘A Game of Whack-a-Mole.' Why Facebook and Others Are Struggling to Delete Footage of the New Zealand Shooting
The massacre of 49 people was streamed live on Facebook

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Mar 15, 2019

A Low-Key Elon Musk Unveils the Tesla Model Y Crossover SUV
'He was almost apologetic. It was a bit of a reality check.'

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Mar 14, 2019

Google Chrome Added a Privacy-Focused Search Engine Called ‘DuckDuckGo'
As it and other technology giants face questions and fines over their practices when it comes to competition and user privacy, Google is adding a new official option to its popular Chrome browser that allows users to search the web using the privacy-focused DuckDuckGo search engine rather than its own platform. The update to Chromium…

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Mar 14, 2019

Google Celebrates Pi Day As Employee Calculates New World Record
Emma Haruka Iwao, a Google employee from Japan, calculated pi to new world record. Google announced the milestone on Thursday March 14, also known as Pi Day (3.14). Iwao calculated pi to 31 trillion digits (31,415,926,535,897), far outpacing the previous record of 24.6 trillion, set in 2016 by Peter Trueb. A Google employee broke the…

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