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Recommended Reading: The rise of 'Desus & Mero'

3 hours 4 min ago
How 'Desus & Mero' conquered late night Jazmine Hughes, The New York Times It's nothing new for a popular podcast to make the leap to a television show or movie, but that's not stopping Showtime. This week, the network tapped Desus Nice and Th...
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The Morning After: Weekend Edition

4 hours 34 min ago
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to the weekend. Before looking back at some highlights from the last week, you should take a minute to find out what's up with Babylon 5 on Amazon Prime and get all the details on a key Supreme Court rul...
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Electric GT's first race-spec Tesla Model S hits the track

5 hours 54 min ago
Two years ago, we learned that a Tesla Model S-based electric racing series was in development. This week Electric GT holdings showed off its first race-spec Model S P100DL in Barcelona ahead of the series' planned debut in November. Its builders say...
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Snapdragon-based Chromebook could rival always-connected PCs

9 hours 33 min ago
You don't have great choices for non-Intel processors on Chromebooks at the moment -- the Rockchip-made parts you often see in low-end systems keep costs down, but they struggle with intensive tasks. That might not be an issue in the future. About...
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Valve's Knuckles EV2 controller will let you squeeze things in VR

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 22:55
Valve originally introduced its vertical-grip "Knuckles" controllers for VR in 2016, and shipped working models to developers last year. Now the company sending game makers another version, the EV2, that has revamped buttons, straps and a slew of sen...
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A World Cup match was the 'most-watched' Spanish livestream ever

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 21:27
The World Cup started last week, and with all the livestreaming options, it's no surprise that the matches have already attracted an enormous amount of views. But yesterday's match between Argentina and Croatia broke a new record when its Telemundo d...
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Facebook accidentally sent developer reports to app testers

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 19:47
While Facebook is still reeling from it's Cambridge Analytica scandal, it has been trying to clean up its image as a company that plays fast and loose with your privacy. Unfortunately, there's yet another issue. According to TechCrunch, Facebook acci...
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A week of speedrunning for charity starts Sunday

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 18:16
Summer Games Done Quick is back once again. Live from Minnesota, you can watch folks play through your favorite games as fast as they can, for charity. It starts Sunday afternoon at 12:30 PM Eastern and is scheduled to run until the wee hours next Su...
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Apple will repair 'sticky' MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboards

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 16:45
Apple launched a new keyboard service program today, acknowledging that the keyboards on certain MacBook and MacBook Pro models are prone to issues. If users of particular models find that letters or characters repeat unexpectedly or don't appear at...
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California bill could be a major boost to personal data privacy

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 16:25
California legislators have introduced a bill that would give the state's residents more control over their online data and notably, would take the place of a proposed ballot measure that has been rigorously opposed by tech companies like Amazon and...
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Reddit is testing a news tab in its iOS app

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:56
Reddit is making it simpler to find news on the platform with a beta test of a news tab in its iOS app. You might not always want to sift through personal essays and cat photos to find news from your favorite subreddits. So, Reddit is pulling from a...
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Tesla closes solar installation centers as part of layoffs

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:28
Tesla's recently announced layoffs may hurt its solar panel business particularly hard. Reuters sources and leaked documents have revealed that Tesla is closing roughly a dozen solar installation centers in nine states as part of the job cuts. There...
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Amazon brings its kid-friendly FreeTime Unlimited app to iOS

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 14:57
Amazon's kid-friendly FreeTime Unlimited first launched onto Fire devices in 2012. The curated video and book service made the jump to Android last year and has just landed on iOS. It brings with it the same features as on other platforms, including...
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Tesla built Model 3 assembly 'tents' to meet production goals

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 14:30
Remember how Elon Musk casually mentioned that Tesla had built a new assembly line in just three weeks to help it meet its lofty Model 3 production goals? It was more audacious than you might have thought. A combination of follow-up tweets from Mus...
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Microsoft’s ICE involvement illustrates tech’s denial problem

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 14:00
Nearly a decade ago, I had the good fortune of being one of the last people to interview the founder of Commodore International, Jack Tramiel (famous for Commodore computers and the popular C64), before he passed away. At 83 he died from heart failur...
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First episode of ‘Life is Strange 2’ debuts September 27th

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:41
A month ago, studio Dontnod revealed that its graphic adventure game Life Is Strange had sold 3 million copies -- and a sequel was on the way. Apparently it was pretty far along when they made the announcement. The first episode of Life Is Strange 2...
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'Arena of Valor' beta registration for Nintendo Switch is live

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:23
Arena of Valor was one of the biggest games at E3 this year, you just didn't know it. Like Super Smash Bros Ultimate it was featured in the Nintendo Direct broadcast, and, like Smash there was also a giant tournament featuring the game in downtown LA...
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Adobe is using AI to catch Photoshopped images

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:02
While picture editors have tweaked images for decades, modern tools like Adobe Photoshop let them alter photos to the point of complete fabrication. Think of sharks swimming in the streets of New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy, or someone flying a "whe...
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Play ‘Dragon Ball FighterZ’ on the Switch September 28th

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:39
We heard at E3 that Dragon Ball FighterZ, the popular fighting game styled to look just like the anime, would be arriving on the Nintendo Switch sometime this year. Today, publisher Bandai Namco gave a release date, September 28th. But those who preo...
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Bethesda lawsuit claims ‘Westworld’ game is ‘Fallout Shelter’ rip-off

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:18
Bethesda Softworks filed a lawsuit this week against Behavior Interactive and Warner Bros., alleging that the new Westworld mobile game is a "blatant rip-off" of its Fallout Shelter, Polygon reports. The company cites a number of reviews of Westworld...
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