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Apple CEO Tim Cook pounds the privacy drum in wake of Facebook scandal

Apple CEO Tim Cook pounds the privacy drum in wake of Facebook scandal

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Apple chief executive Tim Cook spoke out on privacy during an MSNBC interview hosted by Chris Hayes and Recode’s Kara Swisher earlier today, saying that services that “[traffic] in your personal lives” are invading peoples’ privacy and emphasizing that Apple sees privacy as a “human right” and a “civil liberty.” He also said that he […]

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Watch the first trailer for the BBC’s adaptation of The City and The City

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The BBC has released a trailer for its adaptation of China Miéville’s 2008 novel The City and The City. The four-episode series will begin airing in the UK on Friday, April 6th. The BBC and Mammoth Screen studios (which is also working on a new BBC adaptation of H.G. Wells’ Victorian-set novel The War of […]

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Here’s what to expect at the 2018 New York Auto Show

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The 2018 New York Auto Show may have been overshadowed by the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month, but a number of the cars from that show have now landed in NYC, in case you couldn’t make it all the way to Switzerland. The Verge is at the Javits Center covering the show as well […]

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VW’s Cross Sport concept will hypnotize you with its glowing LED grille

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Coming off its dizzy vision of the future in Geneva, Volkswagen brought things back to reality at the New York International Auto Show with new SUV and pickup truck concepts. But just because these are the kind of cars that Americans have been known to buy doesn’t make them any less flamboyant. Both the Atlas […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale season 2 looks even more harrowing than the first in this new trailer

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Hulu’s adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale is leaving behind the existing narrative of the novel it’s based on and moving into uncharted territory. The finale of the first season saw Offred (Elisabeth Moss) find freedom — or perhaps not — as she left behind the home where she once served as a Handmaid. “There probably […]

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Dragon Quest XI is finally coming to North America in September

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The long wait for Dragon Quest XI is almost over: today, Square Enix announced that the role-playing game will be available in North America and Europe on September 4th. The game originally debuted in Japan last July, but previously, the developer had been quiet on a Western release. Unfortunately, not all versions of Dragon Quest […]

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Snapchat is reportedly working on third-party access controls

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Snap is reportedly working on a new feature that will let users control which third-party apps will have access to their Snapchat accounts, according to Mashable. The publication reports that the latest beta version of Snapchat features a new tab in the settings screen called “Connected Apps.” The screen simply has text that reads: “These […]

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Logitech’s new headset shows it’s serious about capturing the pro gaming market

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Logitech G announced a new wired gaming headset today: the Logitech G Pro Gaming Headset. It’s being marketed as a comfortable headset with a quality microphone and sound-isolating ear pads. Logitech says its leatherette ear pads should offer 50 percent more sound isolation than prior headsets. The removable microphone features a pop filter and noise […]

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Tim Cook on building Apple’s next campus: ‘We’re not doing a beauty contest kind of thing’

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In an interview with Recode’s Kara Swisher and MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, Apple CEO Tim Cook made thinly-veiled remarks about Amazon’s city-search for a new headquarters and how it compares with Apple’s plan to build a new campus somewhere in the US. Although he wouldn’t specify where Apple’s new campus is going to be (beyond that […]

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Google’s LinkedIn competitor adds a tool for recruiters to reach out to past applicants with new jobs

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Google is building out its LinkedIn competitor Hire with a new feature designed to save hiring managers time when a new job becomes available. The new tool, called candidate discovery, lets recruiters sort through the applicant pool according to whether a candidate had been marked as a prospective, previously interviewed for a job, or received […]

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