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Apple wants you to gussy up your Clips videos with Disney art

Apples Clips is a neat experiment in video creation, and it seems pretty popular, too -- the company says millions of people use it each month. For Apples sake, heres hoping a lot of them are Disney fans. The company just released a new Clips up...

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Sears will sell appliances on Amazon as its retail stores dwindle

Sears announced today that its Kenmore branded products will now be sold on Amazon, meaning its now joining forces with the company that contributed to its downfall. Its no secret that Sears has been struggling mdash; the company has lost around ...

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YouTube will redirect you away from extremist videos

Last month, Google steps it would take to help stamp out extremism and terrorism-related content online. Today, the company is announcing a new initiative on YouTube to help guide people away from terrorism propaganda videos and steer them towards co...

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Elon Musk says he has approval to build NYC-to-DC hyperloop

Elon Musks latest venture, The Boring Company, has certainly been a source of amusement. Now, the billionaire visionary has tweeted that hes received verbal government approval to build an New York-Philadelphia-Baltimore-DC Hyperloop, which will ge...

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Lucid Motors is struggling to produce its luxury EV

While EVs might be making headlines left and right, producing them is not as easy -- or as much of a slam dunk -- as it might seem. Take the case of Lucid Motors, a struggling electric car startup. It faces a stark choice for its future: Build an exp...

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Luis Fonsi‘s ‘Despacito‘ is the most-streamed song of all time

Justin Biebers Sorry has been dethroned as the most-streamed song of all time -- and ironically, he played a hand in getting a new song to the top of the heap. Despacito, performed by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, has hit more than 4.6 billion st...

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US authorities have seized the dark web marketplace AlphaBay

Last week, we reported that an international law enforcement operation had shut down AlphaBay, the dark webs go-to marketplace after the fall of Silk Road. Today, the U.S. Justice Department announced that it has seized AlphaBay and has brought civi...

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Twitter says everyone, even Trump, has to follow the rules

Earlier this week, journalists asked Twitters VP of Trust and Safety, Del Harvey, whether the company could really treat President Trumps Twitter account the same way it does everyone elses. After first saying that she couldnt discuss individual...

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Smart harness can help stroke victims learn to walk again

People recovering from spinal cord injuries and strokes often struggle under the weight of gravity. Recovering gait, or a regular walking rhythm, can be a real challenge. A group of scientists may have just made it a little easier, though: They disco...

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FCC admits it didn‘t document alleged cyberattack

The Federal Communications Commission now claims to have no data on a DDoS attack that took down its website in May, just months after stating it had gigabytes of documentation on the incident. The supposed attack followed talk show host John Olive...

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VFX company files injunction to block three Disney blockbusters

You probably havent heard of a special effects company called MOVA, but youve seen its Contour facial-capture technology in films like Guardians of the Galaxy and Beauty and the Beast. It could also have a big impact your entertainment choices. The...

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Inside LeEco‘s spectacular fall from grace

With additional reporting by Chris Ip and Richard Lai. Behind the doors of the five-star Bohao Radegast Hotel in Beijings central business district on Monday, troubled Chinese tech conglomerate LeEco held an extraordinary shareholders meeting...

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The FCC admits it didn‘t file a report on its own DDOS attack

The Federal Communications Commission now claims to have no data on a DDoS attack that took down its website in May, just months after stating it had gigabytes of documentation on the incident. The supposed attack followed talk show host John Olive...

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Nintendo‘s solution for online voice chat feels half-baked

From the moment you pick up a Nintendo Switch, it feels like a magical device. The company nailed the hybrid TV / portable concept and created a genuinely fun console that seemed to shed the awkwardness of the Wii U. Indeed, Nintendo has a habit for...

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Citymapper to launch a weekend night bus service in London

Citymappers brief bus experiment in London was more than a one-off. The company, which runs an independent transport and navigation app, is now planning a permanent bus route in the middle of East London. Like its two-day trial in May, the new servi...

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America is driving gun sales on the dark web

Sixty percent of all the weapons sold on the dark web are smuggled out of the US, according to research from the RAND Corporation. It, along with the University of Manchester, began investigating the illegal trade in firearms, explosives and ammuniti...

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MIT‘s AI knows what‘s in your cookies just by looking at them

Imagine an app that can help you figure out how to replicate what youre eating in a restaurant and help track your calorie intake just by taking a picture of your plate. A team of MIT CSAIL researchers have developed an artificial intelligence syste...

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Twitter says its safety updates are stamping out abuse

Its safe to say Twitter had an awful 2016. Yet amidst all its turmoil, its abuse problem trumped all others. To make matters worse, the companys convoluted approach to cleaning up its site left even its most ardent users bemused. Then, at the onset...

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Chat app Viber hopes you‘ll shop from its keyboard

If you owned Viber and saw Facebook make a big deal of in-chat shopping, what would you do? Bake shopping into the very heart of your messaging app, apparently. A few months after including an Instant Shopping feature in Viber, parent company Rakut...

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Atari introduces the Speakerhat, a hat with speakers

Atari might be best known for classic video gaming, but now the company is debuting a new line of wearables. The first product in the Atari Connected Life line is called the Speakerhat, powered by Audiowear.

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Microsoft: No more Windows 10 upgrades for some Atom-based PCs

Everyone knows that technology goes obsolete quickly, but Microsoft and Intel are taking that tenet too far for some folks. Owners of three- to four-year-old Clover Trail Atom-based PCs like the HP Envy X2 laptop noticed that they were unable to up...

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Petcube‘s 249 treat cam goes on sale next week

Petcube has released a new pet camera, and it can do so much more than its typical counterparts. You can use it not just to monitor your furry BFFs, but also to toss them treats, talk to them and share their shenanigans on Facebook Live. Petcube Bite...

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UK teens say Instagram is the worst app for cyberbullying

New research claims Instagram is home to more cyberbullies than any other social media platform. The findings form part of UK anti-bullying charity Ditch the Labels annual survey, which consulted over 10,000 young people aged 12 to 20.

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The ESA‘s hunt for gravitational waves is over, for now

On July 18th, 2017 at around 2PM Eastern time, Professor Stefano Vitale sent the LISA Pathfinder its final kill commands from the missions control center in Germany. The lead investigators instructions prompted the probe to reboot itself and run a...

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