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Google will reverse cryptocurrency ad ban in the U.S. and Japan

Google will reverse cryptocurrency ad ban in the U.S. and Japan

42 minutes ago   |   VentureBeat

Alphabet's Google said on Tuesday it would allow certain regulated cryptocurrency exchanges to advertise in the United States and Japan, easing an earlier ban on all...
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Angela Merkel's Ugly Romance With the Iranian Regime

Angela Merkel's Ugly Romance With the Iranian Regime

1 hour ago   |   Tablet Magazine

In a remarkable comment that was ignored by the German media last month, the president of the country's roughly 100,000-member Central Council of Jews suggested that Germany...
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Future update will allow Android 9 users to quietly raise a phone's ringtone volume

Future update will allow Android 9 users to quietly raise a phone's ringtone volume

5 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   2 articles

A change made to the OS in Android 9 Pie, while not widely known, makes raising the ringtone volume a noisy affair. Previously, the default setting for the volume controls on...
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Instagram VP Taking Over As CEO After Co-Founders' Tense Exit

9 hours ago   |   Android Headlines

In short: Instagram Vice President of Product, Adam Mosseri, is likely to take over Facebook's social media subsidiary following the exit of the platform's two co-founders, The...
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Reddit, Snap, Instagram, and more are encouraging U.S. voter registration

Reddit, Snap, Instagram, and more are encouraging U.S. voter registration

10 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Today is National Voter Registration Day in the U.S., and a bevy of tech companies are adding in in-app features to ensure their users know how to register to vote before the...
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Twitter will now ask you for feedback before implementing policy changes

Twitter will now ask you for feedback before implementing policy changes

11 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

Twitter announced today that it will incorporate more user feedback before making policy changes, by releasing surveys that anyone can answer. The first survey will be rolled...
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Avnet debuts vibrating wearables that let concertgoers ‘feel' music

Avnet debuts vibrating wearables that let concertgoers ‘feel' music

11 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

A recently-announced partnership between Avnet and Not Impossible Labs has yielded a new type of wearable - a “Vibrotextile” vest with wrist and ankle bands that pulse in sync...
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3 ways Facebook might change Instagram now that its cofounders are out

3 ways Facebook might change Instagram now that its cofounders are out

12 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

ANALYSIS: Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are leaving Facebook, six years after the Mark Zuckerberg-led company bought their photo-sharing app, Instagram. Six years is a long...
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YouPorn launches personalized weekly video playlists powered by machine learning

YouPorn launches personalized weekly video playlists powered by machine learning

13 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Adult entertainment hub YouPorn is taking a leaf out of Spotify's book with a new weekly playlist that uses “industry-leading machine learning systems” to serve up suggested...
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Voxi teams up with PayPal to provide the 'youth' new mobile phone deals

Voxi teams up with PayPal to provide the 'youth' new mobile phone deals

13 hours ago   |   Tech Radar   |   2 articles

Vodafone's so-called youth mobile brand Voxi has teamed up with PayPal to offer a new way for people aged under 30 to buy their next smartphone. Previously sticking to selling...
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Apple Watch Series 4's Fall Detection Could Get You Arrested

Apple Watch Series 4's Fall Detection Could Get You Arrested

One of the health benefits Apple touted of the Apple Watch Series 4 is its ability to detect falls. This means that in the event that you fall, the watch will be able to detect... Read more ...

Apple VP Jennifer Bailey touts growing Apple Pay adoption & more in new...

Apple VP Jennifer Bailey touts growing Apple Pay adoption & more in new interview

Apple's mobile payment platform Apple Pay launched in 2014 and has since been rolling out to additional countries, retailers, and banks around the world. In a new interview at... Read more ...

How to Unlock the Bootloader on the Essential PH-1

How to Unlock the Bootloader on the Essential PH-1

Although the Essential PH-1 got off to a rocky start, thanks to steady updates, it has slowly become one of the best Android phones to come out in recent years. For $499, the... Read more ...

Fujifilm Announces Its New Instax Square SQ20 Camera

Fujifilm Announces Its New Instax Square SQ20 Camera

Apart from being known for their mirrorless cameras, Fujifilm also has a place amongst film lovers, such as with their Instax series of instant-print cameras. If the Instax is... Read more ...

Xbox keyboard and mouse support is close, but depends on devs

Xbox keyboard and mouse support is close, but depends on devs

Microsoft's Xbox One consoles should be getting support for keyboards and mice soon, according to a tweet from Mike Ybarra , corporate vice president of Xbox and Microsoft, and... Read more ...

Budget-friendly LG K30 lands at Boost Mobile for $150

Budget-friendly LG K30 lands at Boost Mobile for $150

T-Mobile and Amazon are already selling the LG K30 in the United States, so it's no surprise that Sprint has decided to offer the affordable smartphone through its prepaid... Read more ...

Hands-on with iPhone XS real-time preview of Depth Control in Portrait mode

Hands-on with iPhone XS real-time preview of Depth Control in Portrait mode

IPhone XS and iPhone XS Max include the ability to edit the blur level on Portrait mode photos after they've been captured, and Apple has teased that the ability to edit blur... Read more ...

ARCore Update Adds Support For More Devices, Including OnePlus 6T

ARCore Update Adds Support For More Devices, Including OnePlus 6T

In short: A teardown of the latest version of the ARCore by Google app has revealed a number of new devices that look likely to be next in line to gain ARCore support... Read more ...

Hands on: Google Pixel 3's new live wallpapers bring irresistible ambient...

Hands on: Google Pixel 3's new live wallpapers bring irresistible ambient effects

One of the more underrated parts of Google's Pixel devices, if you ask me, has been their fantastic wallpapers. Since the original Pixel , I've ended up sticking with the... Read more ...

Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Hitting the Jackpot

Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Hitting the Jackpot

In just the span of three years, the Apple Watch has morphed from a product no one really needed the number one watch in the world. And there's good reason why. The original... Read more ...