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Amazon Chime is yet another videoconferencing tool

Somehow, in 2017 it’s still a chore to collect people for a conference call, much less one with video. Now Amazon is taking on Microsoft/Skype, ...
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Eddy Cue reveals ‘Planet of the Apps’ reality show details

Last fall we heard many of the details of the reality TV show that’s coming to Apple Music, but now we’ve actually seen a bit of it. Durin ...
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What’s on TV: ‘Planet Earth II,’ ‘Chef’s Table’ and ‘The Good Fight’

It’s time. Nearly ten years after the original Planet Earth documentary showed us what our HDTVs were for, Planet Earth II is arriving Sunday ni ...
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Humble’s latest bundle benefits ACLU, Doctors Without Borders

Humble Bundle has raised millions for charities like the American Red Cross and Girls Who Code, but its latest offering is not only for a good cause & ...
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Playboy goes full-frontal, again

Playboy is bringing nudity back to the magazine a year after striking totally bare bodies from its pages. In October 2015, the publication’s CEO ...
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Fox’s impulse-buy Movie of the Day app comes to Apple TV

Fox is always open to new ideas on how to goose digital movie sales, and one of its recent developments has been the “Movie of the Day” ap ...
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Senators ask for info on Trump’s smartphone use

When he isn’t addressing matters of national security amongst diners at his Mar-a-Lago resort, Donald Trump is reportedly using an unsecured And ...
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Twitter briefly stops notifying people when they’re on lists

Twitter just made a big (if momentary) blunder when it comes to fighting abuse. The social network briefly stopped providing notifications whenever so ...
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UK bookstore tweets entire ‘Harry Potter’ novel at Piers Morgan

J.K. Rowling is famously outspoken on Twitter, a lesson Piers Morgan is now learning the hard way. On a recent episode of HBO’s Real Time with B ...
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Passenger drones will begin flying over Dubai this summer

The single-rider, human-sized quadcopter that whipped CES 2016 into a frenzy could be carrying passengers as early as this summer. As the head of Duba ...
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T-Mobile upgrades its One plan to counter Verizon

There’s no mistaking it: Verizon’s decision to resurrect its unlimited data plan was a shot across T-Mobile’s bow. And to no oneR ...
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Uber puts mapping cars on five continents

Uber just showed how committed it is to mapping the planet. The ridesharing outfit has started rolling out map cars in Singapore, putting the vehicles ...
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Formula E’s next-generation cars get their first concept shots

The all-electric Formula E race series is set to make some high-profile moves this season. With a big race in Brooklyn and at least one major entrant ...
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AI learns to recognize exotic states of matter

It’s difficult for humans to identify phase transitions, or exotic states of matter that come about through unusual transitions (say, a material ...
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You can now give your Valentine a virtual blowjob

Valentine’s Day is less than 24 hours away, and if you’re still scrambling for a gift for your special guy, porn website CamSoda has an id ...
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Univision will stream Liga MX soccer live on Facebook this season

Facebook has hosted livestreams of soccer matches in the past, but for the upcoming Liga MX season, the social network is doing more than one-off even ...
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A ‘Costume Quest’ animated series is coming to Amazon Video

One of Amazon’s upcoming original kids series should be very familiar to fans of a certain Double Fine title. The online retailer announced toda ...
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Trump didn’t restrict public phone use near classified info

Hillary Clinton caught plenty of flak for the security risks involved with her private email server, but President Trump is raising a lot of eyebrows ...
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The LG G6 promises superior sound with an upgraded quad-DAC

Details continue to emerge about LG’s upcoming G6 smartphone, and today the company revealed that the device will feature a 32-bit quad-DAC syst ...
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YouTube creates four original shows just for its Kids app

Now that YouTube has dipped its toes into the wild world of original programming, the company has plans to launch four new shows this spring aimed at ...
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The gore of ‘Resident Evil 7’ is heavily censored in Japan

A big part of the fun in Resident Evil 7 is the way it pays off the creeping tension with jolts of pure gore. It turns out, however, that gamers in Ja ...
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The UK considers tougher prison sentences for whistleblowers

The UK government is considering new proposals that would drastically increase prison sentences for individuals and journalists found guilty of obtain ...
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The best electric blanket and heated mattress pad

By Courtney Schley This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer’s guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The S ...
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Apple takes a big step toward wireless charging on iPhones

Rumors have swirled for a while that Apple might embrace wireless charging beyond smartwatches (including for the next iPhone), and the company only s ...
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IBM’s Watson-powered voice assistant is built for security pros

If it wasn’t already clear that AI-powered voice assistants are ready for the workplace, it is now. IBM is not only launching Watson for Cyberse ...
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Transhumanist politician wants to run for governor of California

Zoltan Istvan didn’t have much of a chance at being president, but that didn’t stop him from campaigning as the Transhumanist Party’ ...
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Razer Blade updated with 4K screen and Kaby Lake CPUs

Razer has launched a new Blade for folks needing a blend of power and portability. The latest 14-inch model is the company’s first with an (opti ...
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Watch the second trailer for the ‘Ghost in the Shell’ movie

The live-action remake of Ghost in the Shell is fast-approaching theaters, so of course Hollywood’s marketing machine is churning out more trail ...
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Nikon cancels DL compacts amid ‘extraordinary’ losses

Nikon has cancelled the DL series premium compact cameras it was hoping to pit against Sony and Panasonic. The lineup was supposed to launch in June o ...
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Google brings Foursquare-like favorite lists to Maps

You can now create Spotify-like “playlists” of your favorite local spots on Google Maps that your friends can share and follow. The featur ...
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Apple’s Carpool Karaoke series gets its first trailer

It’s been six months since Apple acquired the keys to the viral juggernaut that is Carpool Karaoke. In that time, we’ve learned that the i ...
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Dating app makes you call your match to get started

With most dating services, live human interaction is usually the last thing that happens. It’s what you get if that back-and-forth messaging act ...
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Τα περίεργα πράγματα που κάνουν κάποιοι ενώ κοιμούνται

​Υπάρχουν ορισμένα ιδιαιτέρως περίεργα πράγματα που κάνουν οι άνθρωποι την ώρα π ...