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ProBeat: Netflix's abysmal Q2 2019 was no blip

ProBeat: Netflix's abysmal Q2 2019 was no blip

58 minutes ago   |   VentureBeat

Netflix lost 130,000 U.S. subscribers this quarter, the first time in almost eight years. Price increases were a factor, but competition is a worse threat.
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Social media, vanity metrics, and the push for quality over quantity

Social media, vanity metrics, and the push for quality over quantity

2 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Social networks are making changes to focus on quality over quantity - a move that involves shifting away from vanity metrics.
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GTA Online's Diamond Casino and Resort Opens Soon With Lots of New Content

GTA Online's Diamond Casino and Resort Opens Soon With Lots of New Content

2 hours ago   |   Game Skinny

GTA Online has been rather quiet of late, though that's about to change on July 26. The Diamond Grand Casino and Resort hosts its grand opening on that day, bringing with it...
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Apple May be Stepping Up its Podcasting Game

Apple May be Stepping Up its Podcasting Game

3 hours ago   |   iPad Insight

Apple and podcasts are nearly synonymous. They have been intertwined from the outset of the genre, as the very name podcast is derived from Apple's first major consumer...
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Vestager serves Qualcomm a double whammy for dessert: second EU antitrust fine in as many years

6 hours ago   |   FOSS Patents

The term of the Juncker Commission is nearing its end, and while I'm far from enthusiastic about his successor, I'm relieved that neither that conservative-in-name-only Weber...
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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Korean IME improvements

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Korean IME improvements

15 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18941 from the 20H1 branch with Korean IME improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.
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Two More Google Protest Organizers Have Now Left The Company

20 hours ago   |   Android Headlines

Following months of reports surrounding organized protests at Google stemming from sexual allegation abuse among other issues, two more of the organizers behind those protests...
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Shkreli stays in jail; Infamous ex-pharma CEO quickly loses appeal

Shkreli stays in jail; Infamous ex-pharma CEO quickly loses appeal

20 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, listens while his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, speak to members of the media...
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Star Wars Is Up For an Emmy, But It's Not For a Movie

21 hours ago   |   Android Headlines

Emmy's might be thought of as an award for the best movie or the best TV show, the best actor or the best director. But the Emmy's have been branching out in recent years, as...
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“I'm not 100 with anybody”: Ars dissects a Nigerian Twitter catfish scam

“I'm not 100 with anybody”: Ars dissects a Nigerian Twitter catfish scam

22 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / The heartbreak of being blocked by a romance scammer. The joy of burning an account used in a criminal operation. I've got a history with Internet scammers. I've...
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How to use Google Assistant on a Samsung Galaxy Watch

How to use Google Assistant on a Samsung Galaxy Watch

Samsung makes some of the best smartwatches for Android users, but they lack a lot of the Google apps that make alternatives more appealing. What's especially a shame is the... Read more ...

Apple Music Renames Hip-Hop Playlist to 'Rap Life'

Apple Music Renames Hip-Hop Playlist to 'Rap Life'

Apple Music has renamed its "The A-List: Hip-Hop" playlist to "Rap Life." Ebro Darden, global editorial head of hip-hop and R&B at Apple Music, will host a companion "Rap Life... Read more ...

Friday deals: Acer Chromebook R 11 is $210, Google Pixel XL $340, more

Friday deals: Acer Chromebook R 11 is $210, Google Pixel XL $340, more

Acer Chromebook R 11 hits a new all-time low , an unlocked Google Pixel 2 XL can be yours for $340 , and Emerson's Assistant-enabled thermostat is $89. Hit the jump for more in... Read more ...

Verizon customers can get a half-off Galaxy S9 directly from their carrier now

Verizon customers can get a half-off Galaxy S9 directly from their carrier now

Samsung is gearing up to unveil two new high-end phones with a lot of cameras in tow, a beefed-up processor, more memory and storage than ever before, and plenty of other... Read more ...

Google app 10.24 details ‘Brief your Assistant,' removes Chromebook from...

Google app 10.24 details ‘Brief your Assistant,' removes Chromebook from Assistant Availability

Compared to last week's beta that detailed Assistant Ambient Mode , the latest Google app is a quieter release. Google app 10.24 reveals more about “Brief your Assistant” and... Read more ...

9to5Google Daily 270: A first look at Android on feature phones

9to5Google Daily 270: A first look at Android on feature phones

Listen to a recap of all the top 9to5Google stories of the day. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play , iTunes and Apple's Podcasts app , Stitcher , or through our... Read more ...

Latest Samsung Galaxy Watch update improves alarms and swim tracking

Latest Samsung Galaxy Watch update improves alarms and swim tracking

One of the best smartwatches you can buy for an Android phone doesn't actually run Android, but Tizen. Samsung's Galaxy Watch has proven a stellar option for many, and this... Read more ...

Verizon Fios subscribers can get their first month of YouTube TV for free

Verizon Fios subscribers can get their first month of YouTube TV for free

Earlier this year, Verizon announced a partnership with Google to promote YouTube TV. This week, that partnership is starting to take effect with a new promo that gives Verizon... Read more ...

9to5Mac Happy Hour 234: MacBook speeds, Apple TV+ details, and iPhone 11 dummies

9to5Mac Happy Hour 234: MacBook speeds, Apple TV+ details, and iPhone 11 dummies

This week Benjamin and Zac talk more about the updated MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, news around Apple TV+ and the upcoming streaming video service, new emoji coming in iOS 13... Read more ...

Vodafone offering free Galaxy Buds when you Buy Galaxy S10+ and S10 5G

Vodafone offering free Galaxy Buds when you Buy Galaxy S10+ and S10 5G

Vodafone is offering a free pair of Samsung Galaxy Buds when you buy either a Samsing Galaxy S10+ or a Galaxy S10 5G smartphone. The offer will be available when you take out a... Read more ...