Xbox Family Settings app sets limits on your kids’ game time

Xbox Family Settings app sets limits on your kids’ game time
Microsoft is doing more to keep tabs on your kids’ digital habits. It just released the preview version of an Xbox Family Settings app for Android and 10,000 iOS users that manages what, when and how children play on Xbox consoles.
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Apple buys an AI startup to improve Siri’s data

Apple buys an AI startup to improve Siri’s data
Apple is continuing its string of AI startup acquisitions, this time to improve Siri’s performance. The company has confirmed to Bloomberg that it recently acquired Inductiv, a Waterloo, Ontario, Canada-based company that uses AI to correct data — which, in turn, improves machine learning.
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Arizona sues Google over claims it illegally tracked location of Android users

Arizona sues Google over claims it illegally tracked location of Android users
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a lawsuit against Google over allegations the company illegally tracked Android users’ location without their consent and even when the location tracking features had been manually disabled, according to a report from The Washington Post.
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Arizona sues Google over claims it illegally tracked location of Android users

Arizona sues Google over claims it illegally tracked location of Android users
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a lawsuit against Google over allegations the company illegally tracked Android users’ location without their consent and even when the location tracking features had been manually disabled, according to a report from The Washington Post.
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Amazon won’t support HBO Max without Prime Video Channels tie-in

Amazon won’t support HBO Max without Prime Video Channels tie-in
HBO parent WarnerMedia didn’t directly address Amazon’s points of contention, instead saying that its workers “look forward” to a deal that’s “on par” with how Amazon allows access to Disney+, Hulu and Netflix. You can read its full statement below as well.
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Amazon won’t support HBO Max without Prime Video Channels tie-in

Amazon won’t support HBO Max without Prime Video Channels tie-in
HBO parent WarnerMedia didn’t directly address Amazon’s points of contention, instead saying that its workers “look forward” to a deal that’s “on par” with how Amazon allows access to Disney+, Hulu and Netflix. You can read its full statement below as well.
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Twitch adds a news and events channel just in time for Summer Game Fest

Twitch adds a news and events channel just in time for Summer Game Fest
Twitch has created a new home for gaming-related news. Dubbed Twitch Gaming, the company says the channel will feature game reveals, developer interviews and Twitch drops, with the platform’s streamers presenting the content.
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Trump supporters target Twitter employee after fact check

Trump supporters target Twitter employee after fact check
Trump supporters target Twitter employee after fact check Twitter’s decision to fact check Donald Trump has resulted in has resulted in mass harassment of one of its employees — even though Twitter says the choice was made by a group, not one individual.
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Bipartisan Senate bill aims to invest $100 billion in technology R&D

Bipartisan Senate bill aims to invest $100 billion in technology R&D
“The coronavirus pandemic has shown the science and technology gap between the United States and the rest of the world is closing fast and that threatens our long-term health, economic competitiveness, and national security,” Senator Schumer said in a statement.
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GeForce Now’s new opt-in policy will likely mean a more stable library

GeForce Now’s new opt-in policy will likely mean a more stable library
When NVIDIA launched GeForce Now earlier this year, the streaming service ran into trouble with publishers like Activision Blizzard and Bethesda. A “misunderstanding” over what titles could stay on the platform after its beta led to some games leaving the service abruptly.
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