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‘Modern Warfare Remastered‘ heads to PS4 without the bundle

If you were disappointed that you had to keep the 80 disc for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare in your gaming rig to be able to play the better-reviewed Modern Warfare remaster, youre in luck. Publisher Activision has announced that it will reverse t...

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FCC greenlights OneWeb to deliver satellite internet in the US

Providing internet to remote users beyond the telecom grid has always been a difficult dream to realize. But as Trump assured supporters in Iowa yesterday that better rural broadband would get looped into his infrastructure plans, the ambition at lea...

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Wallet-busting Galaxy Note 8 expected to launch in September

VentureBeat reported today that the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 will be Samsungs most expensive model yet. The phone is expected to retail for euro;999 -- which should put it somewhere around 900 -- and will likely launch in late September. The informa...

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Instagram tests sharing posts with only your closest friends

Instagrams algorithmic timeline is an abject failure if you actually want to see all of your friends posts. As a way of seemingly admitting that, the photo-and-video-minded social network is testing a new feature called favorites, according to Th...

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Oliver Stone‘s unhealthy treatment of hacking in Hollywood

Whats so compelling about Oliver Stones recent four-part interview series with Vladimir Putin is probably not what the multi-Oscar-winning director intended. Its the same thing that makes his Snowden biopic its own sort of cipher after the fact....

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China targets livestreaming in latest censorship crackdown

China just shut down livestreaming on three major media platforms -- Weibo, the news site iFeng and the video website ACFUN. Chinas State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television sent notices to the companies ordering them to...

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Google will no longer scan your Gmail for ad targeting

Gmail is the de facto standard for personal email accounts, with more than more than 1.2 billion people using the free service. One criticism, however, is that Google scans your email for keywords so it can better target ads directly to you. Not anym...

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Surface Pro review: Microsoft‘s best hybrid notebook plays it safe

The Surface Pro is everything weve ever wanted from Microsofts Surface line. It fixes the few remaining problems from the Surface Pro 4, a machine that I adored. And yet, its far less exciting than its predecessors. Its the second incremental upg...

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YouTube‘s mobile app will adjust to display videos of any size

YouTube is having a pretty busy week. The Google-owned video site announced six new shows for its new Red Originals program, its YouTube TV initiative expands to ten new metropolitan markets in the US and its new VR180 technology aims to change the w...

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Current theories might be wrong about how a galaxy evolves

With the help of NASAs Hubble Space Telescope, researchers made a surprising discovery that goes against what we thought we knew about old galaxies and how they evolve. Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is a disk-shaped spiral galaxy. Typical of this shape...

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‘Pokmon Go‘ badasses can now play Raid Battles

Some Pokeacute;mon Go players can now start working in groups to take on powerful creatures in Raid Battles, one of the long-awaited features for the popular augmented reality game. Theres a catch, though: Pokeacute;mon trainers have to be level 3...

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An algorithm customizes exoskeletons to fit a person‘s needs

Scientists have been studying exoskeletons in nature for years, and theyve been trying to figure out how to adapt them for human use. After all, a powered exoskeleton could change the lives of people who have mobility issues, whether due to age, inj...

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Google‘s neural network is a multi-tasking pro

Neural networks have been trained to complete a number of different tasks including generating pickup lines, adding animation to video games, and guiding robots to grab objects. But for the most part, these systems are limited to doing one task reall...

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Watch SpaceX launch and land a reused Falcon 9 rocket

Today, SpaceX will hopefully launch and land a Falcon 9 rocket that its already flown to space. The launch window opens at 2:10 PM and lasts for two hours. You can livestream the launch, with commentary, at SpaceXs website.

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Some Uber employees want Kalanick back in the CEO chair

Travis Kalanick stepped down as Ubers CEO earlier this week, leaving the CEO, COO, CFO and general counsel positions open. But while hes no longer head of the company, Kalanick is far from gone. Hes still a member of the board and controls the maj...

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Twitch‘s latest marathon is a a six-day ‘MST3K‘ binge

B-movie lovers rejoice, for social video platform Twitch is set to air a Mystery Science Theater 3000 marathon lasting a mind-numbing six days. The stream, which features 38 classic episodes, will air on Shout! Factory TVs new Twitch channel from Ju...

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The best wireless outdoor home security camera

By Rachel Cericola This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyers guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutters independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its wo...

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Symantec refuses Russia request for source code access

Security firm Symantec will no longer allow Russian authorities to inspect its source code, according to Reuters. It poses a risk to the integrity of our products that we are not willing to accept, the companys Kristen Batch said. The worry is tha...

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The next video game controller is your voice

For all of modern gamings advances, conversation is still a fairly unsophisticated affair. Starship Commander, an upcoming virtual reality game on Oculus and SteamVR, illustrates both the promise and challenge of a new paradigm seeking to remedy tha...

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Android‘s in-app browser gets a security upgrade

One often-used component of Android is WebView, a micro-browser that lets you view web pages from inside apps, rather than having to use Chrome. However, pointing a slender window towards the internet is an easy way for a nefarious type to get past y...

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Google purges private medical records from search

Very few things qualify for removal from Googles search results, and according to Bloomberg, that list just grew by one. The tech titan has apparently begun purging personal medical records from results pages -- Google didnt make a big announcement...

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Senators question Trump‘s approach to cybersecurity

The consequences of a large-scale cyberattack on critical infrastructure was well-documented in May when the UKs healthcare system was brought to its knees by ransomware. Now, despite President Trump promising to develop a comprehensive plan to pro...

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The Air Force and IBM are building an AI supercomputer

Supercomputers today are capable of performing incredible feats, from accurately predicting the weather to uncovering insights into climate change, but they still by and large rely on brute processor power to accomplish their tasks. Thats where this...

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Amazon dreams of putting a giant drone beehive in your city

Patents dont mean anything right up until the moment that they mean everything, so take it as read that none of this could happen. Amazon has, however, registered a patent for a concept that its calling a Multi-Level Fulfillment Center for Unmanne...

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