Google’s next Wear OS update does even more to extend battery life

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Google’s next Wear OS update does even more to extend battery life Cherlynn Low / Engadget A major update for Google’s wearable Android platform only just arrived and now we’re hearing about the next Wear OS version. Today Google announced that “System…

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Netflix orders World War II series with first-of-its-kind animation

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Netflix orders World War II series with first-of-its-kind animation School of Humans Netflix announced today that it has ordered the production of a war drama series call The Liberator. The four-part show, set during World War II, will be the first ever…

SpaceX gets FCC approval to deploy thousands more internet satellites

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SpaceX gets FCC approval to deploy thousands more internet satellites ROBYN BECK via Getty Images SpaceX’s plan to build a global, high-speed wireless internet network using satellites has taken another step forward. The FCC approved the company’s request to deploy more than…

Tidal music streaming is now available on Amazon’s Echo speakers

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Tidal music streaming is now available on Amazon’s Echo speakers Andrew Burton/Bloomberg via Getty Images Amazon’s Echo speakers have been gradually improving in quality, and it looks like Tidal wants to seize on that opportunity. The streaming service is now available on…

Facebook’s top lawyer delays departure as crisis continues

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Facebook’s top lawyer delays departure as crisis continues ASSOCIATED PRESS Despite announcing that he would leave the company earlier this year, Facebook’s top lawyer Colin Stretch will stay on as general counsel into 2019, according to Recode. The change of heart comes…

Bitcoin Is Crashing — What’s Wrong With the Cryptocurrency Market? — The Motley Fool

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Bitcoin Is Crashing — What’s Wrong With the Cryptocurrency Market? — The Motley Fool Cryptocurrency prices have been relatively calm for the past few months, but that all changed on Wednesday. Leading cryptocurrency bitcoin suddenly plunged below $6,000 to its lowest level…

Sony is skipping E3 in 2019

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Sony is skipping E3 in 2019 Bloomberg via Getty Images Sony is skipping E3 next year. It won’t hold a PlayStation keynote, or appear at the event at all, it confirmed to Engadget. “As the industry evolves, Sony Interactive Entertainment continues to…

First-ever views of elusive energy explosion

First-ever views of elusive energy explosion

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First-ever views of elusive energy explosion Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have captured a difficult-to-view singular event involving “magnetic reconnection” — the process by which sparse particles and energy around Earth collide producing a quick but mighty explosion — in…

Senators want answers from mobile carriers on video app throttling

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Senators want answers from mobile carriers on video app throttling NurPhoto via Getty Images If you have ever had a suspicion that your carrier might be slowing down your internet speeds while streaming videos, you aren’t alone. Three US Senators — Edward…

Sharp thinks two phone notches are better than one

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Sharp thinks two phone notches are better than one Sharp If the thought of one notch on a phone makes you apoplectic, you might want to sit down before you read this. Sharp has unveiled the Aquos R2 Compact, a 5.2-inch handset…

Wirecutter’s best deals: Get an iRobot Roomba 960 for $100 off

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Once again, Facebook has a lot of explaining to do

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Once again, Facebook has a lot of explaining to do Just when you thought things couldn’t get worse for Facebook, The New York Times has come out with a bombshell exposé of the company’s tumultuous last two years. That, of course, includes…

Facebook removed over 1.5 billion fake accounts in the last six months

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Facebook removed over 1.5 billion fake accounts in the last six months Bloomberg via Getty Images It’s been less than a day since the New York Times published a brutal report about the state of affairs at Facebook, including a deep look…

Facebook plans ‘independent’ committee for content moderation appeals

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Facebook plans ‘independent’ committee for content moderation appeals In response to the recent New York Times report, Facebook just announced that it was going to take important steps in curtailing misinformation. During a call with reporters, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook will…

Tinder’s Swipe Surge tells you when there’s a rush of potential dates

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Tinder’s Swipe Surge tells you when there’s a rush of potential dates Guillaume Payen/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images If you’ve used dating apps long enough, you know it tends to be easier to find a potential match at certain times than others…