The Trump administration implemented a new policy today that will require most visa applicants to provide information about their social media accounts The Hill first reported the news.
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Over the past year, trade relations between the United States and China have continued to strain under increased tariffs imposed by the Trump administration. Now, President Trump is shifting his focus toward Mexico, another of the US’s top trade partners, and consumer tech groups are worried.
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One year ago, Lyft launched its self-driving ride service in Las Vegas. Today, the company announced its 30-vehicle fleet has made 55,000 trips. That makes it the largest commercial program of its kind in the US. Unsurprisingly, Lyft says it’s thrilled.
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The first trailer has arrived for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Netflix’s upcoming prequel to the 1982 Jim Henson / Frank Oz movie The Dark Crystal. It makes the 10-hour series look astonishingly faithful to the original film.
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Ever since I moved to New York City nearly ten years ago, I’ve had to buy physical MetroCards to ride the subway almost every day. But last week, for the first time ever, I didn’t have to swipe my card to get trough the turnstile and catch my train.
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Researchers used over 1,700 photos of students and others without their permission for a facial recognition study sponsored by US military and intelligence services, according to the Colorado Springs Independent and Financial Times.
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Intel finally took the wraps off of its 10th Gen “Ice Lake” processors at Computex 2019 today. During its keynote presentation, Intel announced that its 10th Gen chips are now shipping to PC manufacturers and will start popping up in PCs in time for the holidays later this year.
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Intel is getting ready to kick off its Computex 2019 keynote address, and you can follow along right here. We’re expecting to hear much more about Intel’s upcoming 10th Gen “Ice Lake” processors, tidbits about the company’s “Project Athena” initiative with its PC partners, and much more.
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The very concept of a quantum computer can be daunting, let alone programming it, but Microsoft thinks it can offer a helping hand. It’s partnering with Alphabet’s X and Brilliant on an online curriculum for quantum computing.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say a dead gray whale has washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing the total to 13 dead whales found in the area since March.
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As the glamping trend grows, so do the destinations that offer glamping. Look to us for a fresh look at new locations around the globe. Africa has been touched by cultures from around the world, yet each region remains unique unto itself and extraordinary among other destinations.
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An American tourist was left shocked after being presented with an €836 (£738) bill for some calamari and beers at a restaurant in Mykonos. The visitor from Brooklyn shared a picture of the bill from DK Oyster restaurant on TripAdvisor. “This place is a rip off,” he wrote.
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When it comes to photography, even if you believe you’ve taken care of everything in the camera, before you present your photos to your clients, share them online or use them for any other purpose, it is always important to process your images to bring the best out of what you spent a lot of time cr
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Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi’s next big-budget project, a live-action version of the beloved manga series Akira, finally has a release date, The Wrap reports: May 21st, 2021. Waititi’s project, which is being distributed by Warner Bros., was first announced in 2017.
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In another blow to Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, Best Buy announced that it’s canceling all current Galaxy Fold pre-orders. That’s not entirely surprising given all of the drama around the Fold and the lack of concrete details from Samsung.
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Sony might have grander virtual reality ambitions for the PlayStation 5 beyond a headset and traditional controllers to let you play games Ready Player One-style in a body suit.
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Starting on July 8th, Transport for London (TfL) will start tracking passengers’ phones on the London Underground by default.
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A widely-covered report out of France this week said that the blue light in LED lighting can damage the eyes. Dell, seeing the writing on the wall, isn’t taking any chances.
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Adobe’s Premiere Rush CC, which arrived on the desktop and iOS last October, is now available on Android. The video-editing app is a simplified, mobile version of Adobe’s more powerful Creative Cloud software, but borrows some key features from Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Audition.
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