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Month: September 2018

Donut County is a game about swallowing Los Angeles and realizing you’re an asshole

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‘That’s the central theme of the game’ Continue reading…

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Bohemian Rhapsody and the long-running tradition of hiding jokes in tweets

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Last week, Twitter user @CostcoRiceBag revealed that for the last four months, her tweets contained a hidden message. The University of Minnesota senior (real name Madie) carefully strung together tweets that — when looked at as a combination of only the first words in each — re-created Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Madie’s goof is the latest […]

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Four Tinder plaintiffs drop out of lawsuit because Match might have quietly changed their contracts

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Four Tinder plaintiffs — Rosette Pambakian, Joshua Metz, Jonathan Badeen, and James Kim — are voluntarily withdrawing from their Match Group / IAC lawsuit today, claiming the company covertly tried to enact an arbitration agreement during their employment. All four plaintiffs worked at Tinder, which Match Group owns, up until they filed the lawsuit. At […]

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Apple self-driving test car gets rear-ended by a Nissan Leaf in first ever crash

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One of Apple’s autonomous cars, which are currently driving around Sunnyvale, California and other nearby Silicon Valley cities, got into its very first crash one week ago, according to a report filed with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Like many self-driving car crashes, this one was not the software’s fault. The Apple car, a […]

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California passes strongest net neutrality law in the country

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California’s legislature has approved a bill being called the strongest net neutrality law in the US. The bill would ban internet providers from blocking and throttling legal content and prioritizing some sites and services over others. It would apply these restrictions to both home and mobile connections. That would essentially restore the net neutrality rules […]

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Google won’t be releasing its own smartwatch this year

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Google has confirmed to Tom’s Guide that it has no plans to release its own smartwatch this year. Earlier rumors had pointed to a likely release of a so-called “Pixel Watch” and many were expecting it would be announced alongside the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, and whatever else Google has planned for an expected […]

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Apple launches repair program for defective iPhone 8 logic boards

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Apple quietly announced the launch of a free repair program for the iPhone 8 this afternoon, revealing that a “very small percentage” of units need replacement logic boards due to a manufacturing defect. The logic board is essentially the main printed circuit board of a computing device, containing the CPU, device memory, and other integral […]

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Sprint’s new Unlimited Premium plan comes with an Amazon Prime subscription

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Sprint is introducing a new, top-tier unlimited data option that it’s calling Unlimited Premium. The plan costs $90 per month — if you set up autopay — and it includes subscriptions to Hulu (with commercials) and Tidal Premium. Customers also get 50GB of LTE hotspot data, 1080p video streaming, and Sprint’s usual international service perks […]

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