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‘Game of Gods' is a New Project from Foursaken Media, Coming March 2019

‘Game of Gods' is a New Project from Foursaken Media, Coming March 2019

19 minutes ago   |   Touch Arcade   |   2 articles

It feels like forever since we've seen a new game from the fine folks at Foursaken Media. Last year they released the excellent Noblemen: 1896 , and then not long after...
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NAACP Calls For Week-Long Facebook Boycott After Release Of Russia Report

NAACP Calls For Week-Long Facebook Boycott After Release Of Russia Report

1 hour ago   |   Inquisitr

The NAACP is calling for a week-long boycott of Facebook and Instagram following a recent report detailing how Russians sought to dilute and confuse African-American voters...
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Chrome 72 beta: Incognito media notifications on Android, Assistant & Pie for more Chromebooks

Chrome 72 beta: Incognito media notifications on Android, Assistant & Pie for more Chromebooks

4 hours ago   |   9to5Google   |   2 articles

With the latest stable release rolled out to Chrome OS , Mac, Windows, Linux , and Android , Chrome 72 is now in the beta channel. This version is a notable update for Chrome...
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The rise and fall of augmented reality ‘unicorn' Blippar

The rise and fall of augmented reality ‘unicorn' Blippar

5 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Blippar has come a long way since its inception, but it was perhaps a little too ahead of its time. AR is still maturing, and Blippar peaked too early.
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Amazon Echo Show vs. Facebook Portal vs. Google Home Hub: Which speaks to you?

Amazon Echo Show vs. Facebook Portal vs. Google Home Hub: Which speaks to you?

8 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Drawing on reviews of the Facebook Portal, Amazon Echo Show, and Google Home Hub, take a closer look at the advantages and disadvantages that each brings to market.
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Ada raises $14 million to help companies develop their own customer service chatbots

Ada raises $14 million to help companies develop their own customer service chatbots

12 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

Canadian chatbot startup Ada has raised $14 million in a series A round of funding led by New York-based VC firm FirstMark Capital.
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Qualcomm: Apple is still violating Chinese court order, despite iOS update

Qualcomm: Apple is still violating Chinese court order, despite iOS update

20 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

Qualcomm said it believes Apple remains in violation of a Chinese court's orders to stop selling iPhones despite a software update that Apple pushed.
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Senate committee report details how Russians boosted Trump across all social media

Senate committee report details how Russians boosted Trump across all social media

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / A report commissioned by the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, based on data provided to the committee by social media platforms, provides a look at just...
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(Update: Smart locks, fans, new Echo features, latest prices) 9to5Mac Gift Guide: Smart Home picks - Siri and Alexa voice control, mesh Wi-Fi, NAS, more

(Update: Smart locks, fans, new Echo features, latest prices) 9to5Mac Gift Guide: Smart Home picks - Siri and Alexa voice control, mesh Wi-Fi, NAS, more

1 day ago   |   9to5Mac   |   2 articles

Smart home products make great gifts. Shiny new toys to play with over the holidays, and utility that lasts all year long. Products that work with Apple HomeKit are a big part...
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FreakOut Holdings acquires video monetization firm Playwire

FreakOut Holdings acquires video monetization firm Playwire

1 day ago   |   VentureBeat

Japan's FreakOut Holdings has acquired Playwire, an internet video company that provides free and paid video players for independent video publishers.
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Apple releases a tiny iOS update in 12.1.2, fixing connectivity bugs

Apple releases a tiny iOS update in 12.1.2, fixing connectivity bugs

Enlarge / The iPhone XR. Apple released a new version of iOS yesterday, and the public notes this time apply just to iPhones. Labeled iOS 12.1.2, it arrives just two weeks... Read more ...

Qualcomm slams Apple's response to iPhone ban in China, says it should be...

Qualcomm slams Apple's response to iPhone ban in China, says it should be ‘taking a bite out of sales'

After criticizing Apple in a statement yesterday for its response to China's injunction against certain iPhone models, Qualcomm continues its PR circuit today. Speaking to... Read more ...

How Facebook sneakily uses IP data & more for targeted ads, even if users...

How Facebook sneakily uses IP data & more for targeted ads, even if users disable all location settings

Facebook has a storied history of privacy concerns, especially as privacy relates to advertising. Today, Aleksandra Korolova, a University of Southern California computer... Read more ...

November 2018 NPD: Nintendo Switch outsells everything

November 2018 NPD: Nintendo Switch outsells everything

Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 all sold more than 1.3 million systems in November. That's the first time that has happened for these devices. Read more ...

How to Use Quickdrawer & Google Now at the Same Time in Action Launcher

How to Use Quickdrawer & Google Now at the Same Time in Action Launcher

As highlighted in our article on how to enable Google Now in Action Launcher, doing so takes away the Quickdrawer. This effectively ruins one of the more beneficial features of... Read more ...

Google ‘presenting' 2019 NBA All-Star Voting, now exclusive to official...

Google ‘presenting' 2019 NBA All-Star Voting, now exclusive to official app/site, Search, & Assistant

The NBA All-Star Game is an annual exhibition game where fans get to pick the players. For the 2019 competition, Google is playing an exclusive role in the voting process, and... Read more ...

Snapchat now rolling out customizable 'Year End Story' recap, here's how to...

Snapchat now rolling out customizable 'Year End Story' recap, here's how to view yours

Snapchat this week started rolling out its incredibly popular “year in review” roundup. This roundup, which Snapchat calls your “Year End Story,” compiles some of your best... Read more ...

T-Mobile denies lying to FCC about size of its 4G network

T-Mobile denies lying to FCC about size of its 4G network

Enlarge T-Mobile has denied an allegation that it lied to the Federal Communications Commission about the extent of its 4G LTE coverage. A group that represents small rural... Read more ...

WSJ report details extremely unpopular iPhone in India as Apple sees...

WSJ report details extremely unpopular iPhone in India as Apple sees diminishing success

A report from the Wall Street Journal today details Apple's minuscule success in India with iPhone, specifically highlighting Amit Rajput, who runs a counter selling iPhones in... Read more ...

AutoSleep 6 introduces Siri Shortcuts support, new design and reports, more

AutoSleep 6 introduces Siri Shortcuts support, new design and reports, more

AutoSleep is my go-to app for tracking sleep quality with the Apple Watch , and today the sleep tracking app is receiving a major update. AutoSleep 6.0 introduces a new look... Read more ...