This clever scam lets advertisers make money by draining your Android phone

Remember when we learned it was theoretically possible for a webpage — or app — to steal your processor cycles to mine cryptocurrency, potentially draining your battery and cellular data in the process? BuzzFeed reports that ad networks have figured out a similar scam — one that lets lucrative

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Boeing sold essential safety features as extras on 737 Max

Boeing charged airlines extra for two safety features that may have been able to detect in advance issues with the 737 Max planes involved in fatal crashes, according to the New York Times.

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Xbox games releasing next week: Black Desert, Devil May Cry 5, and more

Every week, numerous games launch on Xbox One, but which ones truly stand out? Here are some of the biggest and most anticipated titles launching across Microsoft’s platforms next week. Next week we have many new “AAA” releases Xbox One, but there are still a few surprises here and there.

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A brand-new AirPower image has appeared on Apple’s Australian site

A new image of Apple’s long-delayed AirPower wireless charger has appeared on the AirPods page of the company’s Australian website. The image, which was spotted by MacRumors, appears to show an iPhone XS charging alongside an AirPods charging case.

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The MPAA says streaming video has surpassed cable subscriptions worldwide

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) reported today that the world’s entertainment market — encompassing both theatrical and home releases — grew to a new high in 2018: $96.8 billion, 9 percent over 2017.

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