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August 13, 2020
Epic Games sues

Apple pulls 'Fortnite'

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August 13, 2020
Product launch

Microsoft's Surface Duo

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August 13, 2020
🎣 Scam alert

COVID-19 vaccine 📧?

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August 13, 2020
Pinterest workers plan walk out to demand end to workplace racial, gender discrimination

Continuing a reckoning sparked by two Black employees who accused the company of racial bias, Pinterest employees plan to walk out Friday i protest.

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August 13, 2020
Playing in 'The Yard': A first look at the new game mode in 'Madden 21'

With "The Yard," the new game mode landing on "Madden 21," developers are trying to take football to the backyard.

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August 13, 2020
Amazon liable for defective products from third-party sellers, California court says

The appeals court overruled a lower court decision in the case of Amazon's selling a defective 3rd-party laptop battery.

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August 13, 2020
Apple pulls 'Fortnite' from App Store over mobile payment service; Epic Games sues

The popular video game Fortnite is no longer available to download via Apple's App Store after its publisher introduced a direct payment system.

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August 13, 2020
Philips Hue is still the best smart bulb you can buy—here's why

Philips Hue smart bulbs have long reigned supreme in the smart home lighting category. Here's why it's still our favorite smart bulb.

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August 13, 2020
'Fortnite' no longer on Apple's App Store after Epic Games unveils mobile direct payment option

The popular video game Fortnite is no longer available to download via Apple's App Store after its publisher introduced a direct payment system.

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August 13, 2020
Feds seize millions of dollars in cryptocurrency raised by major terrorist groups, DOJ says

The Justice Department said al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the al-Qassam Brigades solicited cryptocurrency donations to fund their terror activities.

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August 13, 2020
Dropbox adds more features including a password management tool for premium users

Dropbox launched a trio of new services, and one of them will remember your passwords so you don't have to.

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August 13, 2020
Amazon's Echo Show 5 is the perfect accessory for your desk

This mini smart display can do almost anything

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August 13, 2020
Facebook gets bad grades on report card from civil rights groups behind advertising boycott

Civil rights groups behind #StopHateForProfit boycott give Facebook poor grades, saying it failed to address or fell short of addressing demands.

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August 13, 2020
The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Wednesday

The best Amazon deals of the day include a budget-friendly Acer computer monitor and a tool starter kit—details.

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August 12, 2020
Tech giants, including Facebook and Twitter, unite looking to secure the upcoming election

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and others said they were forming a coalition to promote discussions with government agencies to secure the election.

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August 12, 2020
You can get 3 free months of Disney+ with these new sale Chromebooks—here's how

Buying a new Chromebook? You can get plenty of extra perks, including three free months of Disney+—here's how.

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August 12, 2020
The 18 best back-to-school items you can get on Amazon

You can get all your back-to-school supplies on Amazon, including top-rated pens, Sony noise-canceling headphones, and the Fjallraven Kanken backpack.

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August 12, 2020
Uber CEO says the service might shut down in California if it has to reclassify workers

Uber's CEO says it might shut down temporarily in California if the state's court doesn't change its ruling on drivers.

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August 12, 2020
We love these noise-canceling Bose headphones—and they're at a superb price

The Bose QuietComfort 35 II wireless, noise-canceling headphones can help you save a ton of money—and they're marked down one of the best prices we've seen.

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August 12, 2020
Survey finds more than half of all Americans back potential ban on TikTok

A new Harris Poll sheds light on how Americans feel about the President's plans to ban TikTok if it's not sold by Sept. 15.

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August 12, 2020
Former high ranking Pinterest executive sues the company, alleging gender discrimination

Ex-Pinterest COO Francoise Brougher claims discrimination and that she was wrongfully fired in April for speaking out.

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August 12, 2020
Microsoft's Surface Duo launches with $1,399 price tag

Microsoft's dual-screen Surface Duo officially launched on Wednesday, and the device looks to be a multitasking machine with a $1,399 price tag.

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August 12, 2020
The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Tuesday

The best Amazon deals this Tuesday include bike locks, resistance bands, Sony headphones and more—shop our top picks.

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August 11, 2020
What the hidden message in JoeBiden.com says – it's masked in the code

A look at the source code of presidential nominee Joe Biden's official website shows a masked coronavirus message.

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August 11, 2020
The 10 best places to order seafood online

Online sites like Thrive Market, Omaha Steaks, and Fresh Direct will ship shrimp, lobster, salmon, and more right to your door.

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August 11, 2020
Sick of unwanted Twitter replies? New feature lets users limit who can reply to tweets

Users now have three options for can reply to their tweets: everyone, only people they follow or only people they mention. So could the president limit replies? Yep.

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August 11, 2020
Facebook says it removed over 7M pieces of wrong COVID-19 content in quarter

COVID meant fewer monitors were able to check content, because they were sent home.

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August 11, 2020
Sony's flawless noise-canceling headphones are $100 off—but not for long

The Sony WH 1000XM3 headphones are the best money can buy, and for today only, they're $100 off—see the details.

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August 11, 2020
TCL's awesome new Roku TVs are finally available—here's how to get them

TCL just announced two new TVs in its 2020 lineup, including the new 5-Series and 6-Series. Both offer quantum dot technology, Dolby Vision, and more.

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August 11, 2020
These faux leather Spanx leggings are a total game-changer—and they're on sale

These Spanx leggings have a faux leather coating and are featured in the Nordstrom Anniversary sale—shop them and more top picks here.

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August 11, 2020
Google Android phones to assist with earthquake alerts and searches

Bet you didn't know you have a mini-seismometer in your hand. Android is making use of the smartphone accelerometer for the new earthquake alerts.

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August 11, 2020
Beware COVID-related vaccine emails. They're probably fake

E-mail is still the preferred method of attack for hackers, who hope people will click on phony links and access to their data

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August 11, 2020
Beware COVID-related vaccine emails. They're probably fake

E-mail is still the preferred method of attack for hackers, who hope people will click on phony links and access to their data

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August 11, 2020
Beware COVID-related vaccine emails. They're probably fake

E-mail is still the preferred method of attack for hackers, who hope people will click on phony links and access to their data

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August 10, 2020
Simon Cowell's crash: How safe are e-bikes? A user's guide to electric bicycles

After hearing about Simon Cowell's scary cycling accident, you may be wondering about the safety of electric bicycles. Here's what you need to know.

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August 10, 2020
The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Monday

The best Amazon deals of the day will make your Monday a little sweeter and save you dough on popular Instant Pots, Shark vacuums, patio lights and more.

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August 10, 2020
Ban TikTok? Move to Triller? Can influencers really get people to switch apps?

Experts say influencers are scared over the possibility of TikTok being banned. Content creators have other options including Triller and Reels.

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August 10, 2020
Ban TikTok? Move to Triller? Can influencers rally get people to switch apps?

Experts say influencers are scared over the possibility of TikTok being banned. Content creators have other options including Triller and Reels.

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August 10, 2020
NASA to re-examine its use of nicknames for cosmic objects after deeming some insensitive

NASA will be re-examining its use of nicknames for cosmic objects after deeming some, including "Eskimo Nebula" and "Siamese Twins Galaxy," as insensitive.

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August 10, 2020
Life with coronavirus: How businesses are turning to tech to cope with COVID-19

Companies are navigating the three stages of COVID, moving beyond sneeze guards and looking to integrate more technology solutions, writes Mike Feibus.

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