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Apple plans to add 20,000 jobs, new campus in the US

1 hour 9 min ago
Apple is determined to show that it's investing in the US economy despite its tax moves and foreign manufacturing. The company has announced a slew of investments it claims will pump a total of $350 billion into the US economy, highlighted by its fo...
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YouTube snags the rights to Eminem-produced satirical film ‘Bodied’

1 hour 12 min ago
YouTube has acquired the rights to Eminem-produced Bodied, a satirical film that takes place within the Oakland hip-hop scene. It's co-written and directed by Joseph Kahn -- director of 2004's Torque as well as music videos for everyone from Taylor S...
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Google says fix for WiFi bug on Cast devices is coming tomorrow

1 hour 33 min ago
Just a day after reports of users losing WiFi connections due to Google devices with the "Cast" feature, the company has responded. According to an entry on Google's support page, the company has identified the issue and will release a fix to roll ou...
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Xfinity customers will get a ton of Winter Olympics content next month

1 hour 39 min ago
The Olympics offer a unique technical challenge for TV broadcasters and cable companies every few years. With the 2018 Winter Olympics just a few weeks away, Comcast has announced its plans to offer a pretty huge variety of coverage for its Xfinity T...
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Facebook adds livestream features to old videos

2 hours 9 min ago
Facebook says its Live videos are wildly popular and generate around six times the interaction other videos do. That's why it's testing a new feature that adds the elements responsible for making Live a more engaging, interactive experience to non-Li...
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'chaiOS' bug can cause iMessage to crash with a text message

2 hours 31 min ago
There's a new bug floating around called "chaiOS" that appears to be a basic GitHub link. However, when you text it to a person via the iMessage app (whether on iOS or MacOS), it will crash the app and possibly cause the device to freeze and restart....
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GAO expects delays in SpaceX and Boeing astronaut flight certification

2 hours 50 min ago
It's no secret that NASA is pretty far behind schedule when it comes to returning to human spaceflight. Currently it's working with two contractors, Boeing and SpaceX, for eventual crewed flights. Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Tec...
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Google's Project Fi now offers unlimited data (with a catch)

3 hours 9 min ago
Google's Project Fi can make sense if you only use a smattering of data and want to save money, but it hasn't been an especially good deal if you consume gigabytes like they're going out of style. Thankfully, there's now an unlimited option... of sor...
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Google tool lets you train AI without writing code

3 hours 34 min ago
In many ways, the biggest challenge in widening the adoption of AI isn't making it better -- it's making the tech accessible to more companies. You typically need at least some programming to train a machine learning system, which rules it out for co...
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Lyft and Aptiv will partner on self-driving cars beyond CES

4 hours 8 min ago
This year at CES, ride-hailing app company Lyft partnered with Aptiv, an autonomous tech company, for a pilot program involving self-driving cars. Modified BMWs were available for on-demand rides to up to 20 destinations within Las Vegas as part of t...
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Bitcoin tumbles below $10,000, half of its peak value

4 hours 28 min ago
Bitcoin has crashed to as low as $9,500, falling below $10,000 for the first time since November and neatly halving its December 19th peak of $19,000, according to Coinbase. It has declined steadily since CES 2018 started, thanks to reports that Sou...
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Amazon renews ‘The Tick’ for a second season

4 hours 46 min ago
Amazon decided to take on the quirky superhero spoof The Tick in 2016 despite the fact that the last live-action version of the comic was cancelled before it could complete a single season. But that risk seems to be paying off because Amazon has now...
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YouTube taps Kevin Durant for more sports-focused video

5 hours 5 min ago
Kevin Durant's YouTube channel is extremely popular; it's a place his fans can go to learn more about the basketball star through fan Q&As and take a peek inside his workout sessions. That's why it's not a huge surprise that, as CNET reports, You...
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Twitter faces trademark infringement lawsuit from podcast network

5 hours 39 min ago
TWiT, aka This Week in Tech, is suing Twitter. The well-known tech netcast says Twitter has broken a number of written and oral agreements and is infringing on its trademark. The two companies started up around the same time in the mid-2000s, with Tw...
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A new 'Fable' game is reportedly in the works

6 hours 8 min ago
A brand new Fable game is in the works, or so says a number of sources close to the rumored project. According to Eurogamer, UK developer Playground has been given the job of creating a new, big-budget revisit to the fantasy world of Albion, and whil...
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Google opens an office in China's Silicon Valley

6 hours 37 min ago
Google's often fractious relationship with China may be softening on the news that the search giant is opening a new office in the country. The company already has two facilities in China, located in Beijing and Shanghai, but will now rent space in a...
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Mitsubishi's mirrorless car cameras can spot distant traffic

7 hours 8 min ago
Mirrorless cars, terrifying as they may sound, as coming. In 2015, the United Nations gave the go ahead for carmakers to replace mirrors with cameras and display systems, so the race is on to design tech that's fit for the job. Now, Mitsubishi says i...
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Siri’s news bulletin feature goes live in the UK and Australia

8 hours 2 min ago
Brits can now ask their iThings to give them a brief update on what's happening in the world with the command: "Hey Siri, give me the news." Siri doesn't actually read the news, though, and instead will automatically play the latest podcast from a tr...
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The Morning After: Wednesday, January 17th 2018

9 hours 9 min ago
Welcome to the middle, and we've got more car news from the North American International Auto Show, which kicked off almost immediately after last week's CES. There is no rest. Also: a space junk laser.
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Microsoft's 15-inch Surface Book 2 comes to 17 new countries

10 hours 4 min ago
Microsoft first launched the Surface Book 2 in November, but so far, both the 13- and 15-inch variants have only been available in the US. That's about to change, however, as the 15-inch model is now on pre-order in Australia, Canada, France, German,...
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