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Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 20:53:41 +0000

Political ads ban? 🛑

      
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Dating-app bots 💕


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Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 20:55:48 +0000

🕵️ How to spot a bot

      
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Wrongful arrest 🚨


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Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 21:00:31 +0000

Face recognition fail

      
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🎧 Our daily tech podcast


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Created: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:14:51 +0000

Talking Tech

      
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Nintendo Super Mario Bros. video game sets record selling for $114,000. Do you have a sealed copy?


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Created: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:01:56 +0000

An unopened Nintendo Super Mario Bros. NES video game set the world record for the most ever paid for any video game, according to Heritage Auctions.

      
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What are Karen and Kevin doing now? America's latest video series online -- all the time


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Created: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 16:25:11 +0000

The comfort and abundance of smartphone cameras has made it easier to document people doing stupid things, and the Internet is just waiting for you, too.

      
Read more: What are Karen and Kevin doing now? America's latest video series online -- all the time


'He's going to kill us:' Woman says Lyft driver shot her niece in the leg


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Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 21:41:26 +0000

"This individual was shooting at women, and terrorizing them," a family attorney said.

      
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Race and class divide: Black and Hispanic service workers are tech's growing underclass


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Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:02:51 +0000

Bus drivers, janitors and security guards, a high percentage of whom are underrepresented minorities, get none of the perks at big tech companies.

      
Read more: Race and class divide: Black and Hispanic service workers are tech's growing underclass


Spotify, Pinterest and TikTok not working for thousands of iPhone users


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Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:13:12 +0000

Spotify and Pinterest are among a long list of apps acting glitchy for thousands of iPhone users on Friday.

      
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Are we missing anything from a virtual Apple iPhone announcement event?


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Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:29:58 +0000

Analysts think Apple will return to physical in-person events again post pandemic, but for now, virtual will get them just as much attention

      
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Microsoft Teams launches Together mode, places participants in a shared background


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Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 21:34:52 +0000

The Together mode places users in a shared background with up to 49 participants, making it feel like their sitting in the same room.

      
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Amazon says memo to employees banning TikTok was sent in error


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Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 21:17:24 +0000

A company spokesperson told Reuters there has been no change in its policy on TikTok.

      
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Crash Bandicoot goes mobile: Fans can now pre-register for the new videogame


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Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 13:00:07 +0000

The game is only available for pre-registration on Android. The company said it will soon be available for iOS.

      
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Guess what? Ordering online groceries won't take a week anymore


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Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 22:30:15 +0000

Groceries that took days to receive at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic can now be delivered on the same day, in as little as two hours.

      
Read more: Guess what? Ordering online groceries won't take a week anymore


Facebook backlash after audit: Civil rights leader says Mark Zuckerberg's power must be reined in


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Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:20:25 +0000

An audit faulting Facebook for dealing setbacks to civil rights shows that Mark Zuckerberg's power must be reined in, Rashad Robinson told USA TODAY.

      
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Meet Shani Dowell, the first Black woman in Tennessee to raise $1 million for a start-up


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Created: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:13:52 +0000

Shani Dowell faced racism in high school, and now she hopes her Possip app, which helps parents and schools talk to each other, helps battle bias.

      
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Man making racist comments caught on video identified as tech CEO Michael Lofthouse


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Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:58:37 +0000

Another viral video surfaced of a man spouting expletives and racist comments toward an Asian family at a restaurant in Carmel Valley, California.

      
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Facebook removes Roger Stone accounts linked to 'inauthentic behavior'


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Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 21:25:24 +0000

Facebook said much of the "inauthentic behavior" occurred just before and after the 2016 election. It said it took down 54 associated accounts.

      
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Facebook civil rights audit warns of Trump, voter suppression ahead of presidential election


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Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:51:10 +0000

A civil rights audit of Facebook criticized the social media company's decision not to remove inflammatory and false claims by President Trump.

      
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The U.S. government is 'looking at' banning TikTok due to national security concerns


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Created: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 16:58:46 +0000

The government is looking at banning TikTok in the U.S. over Chinese surveillance concerns. TikTok says it doesn't send user data to China.

      
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Trade groups offering $100,000 reward after noose found at Facebook data center


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Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 23:43:07 +0000

Two construction trade groups are offering a $100,000 reward after a noose was found at the Facebook data center in Altooona on Juneteenth.

      
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Vacation ready? Here's what to bring – and do – to stay safe


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Created: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 12:15:10 +0000

if you need to be anywhere but home this summer, here are some apps, gadgets, and tips to help you travel as safely as possible.

      
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Sony's newest OLED soars, but can it best LG?


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Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 20:55:26 +0000

Does the Sony A8H have what it takes to be the best OLED TV right now?

      
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One of Samsung's top-tier QLED TVs just got a huge price drop


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Created: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 00:18:59 +0000

Looking to upgrade your home theater? Check out this impressive deal on a top-tier Samsung QLED TV, the Q9 75-inch—find out more.

      
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Tech tips


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Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 16:57:49 +0000

What you need to know to keep connected.

      
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Reviewed.com


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Created: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:44:23 +0000

A comprehensive source for unbiased product reviews written by our team of experts.

      
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Coronavirus stay-at-home orders lead to a full bill of live-streamed concerts


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Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 17:27:31 +0000

After the coronavirus pandemic led to stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders, musicians responded by lining up live-streamed concerts and events.

      
Read more: Coronavirus stay-at-home orders lead to a full bill of live-streamed concerts


Coronavirus: Stressed, depressed, and feeling bad? You're not alone: Where to get free help online


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Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 18:47:57 +0000

As sheltering in place stretches into weeks for many, anxiety, isolation, stress and cabin fever are common. There's free mental health help online.

      
Read more: Coronavirus: Stressed, depressed, and feeling bad? You're not alone: Where to get free help online


A lesson in pop culture iconography as Pac-Man turns 40


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Created: Thu, 21 May 2020 23:18:23 +0000

See why Pac-Man gained and retained its popularity seen in movies like "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," "Pixels" and "Ready Player One."

      
Read more: A lesson in pop culture iconography as Pac-Man turns 40

 
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