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Google won't be making another Pixel Slate - CNET

Google has reportedly ditched two smaller tablets it was working on.

2 hours ago from CNET

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Google Maps has a fake business listing problem

Google Maps is overrun with fake business listings and phone numbers that reroute to competing businesses, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Hundreds of thousands of fake ...

3 hours ago from The Verge

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Google Patches Used Nest Cams To Stop Creepy Previous Owners From Spying On You

Did you buy a used Nest Indoor Cam to save a few bucks over purchasing one that is brand new? Normally that would not be a problem, provided you perform a factory reset when setting it up. ...

6 hours ago from HotHardware

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YouTube gives up, tests hiding comments by default on Android

YouTube finally seems to have realized the obvious: comments, for the most part, are bad and you shouldn’t read them. It’s currently testing a new layout in the Android app that ...

5 hours ago from The Verge

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Libra: four reasons to be extremely cautious about Facebook's new currency

Facebook has unveiled libra, a cryptocurrency that will enable users to make international payments over Messenger and other group platforms like WhatsApp—perhaps from as soon as 2020.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy

YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core features to limit hate speech in response to ...

Wed 19 Jun 19 from The Washington Post

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Hopper Expands AI-Based Price Monitoring For Hotels Worldwide

Airlines use dynamic pricing to sell seats. The prices go up when demand is high but when they have seats to fill, prices are lowered to entice more people to purchase tickets. Hopper is a ...

3 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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YouTube partners with Universal Music Group to remaster iconic music videos

YouTube is working with Universal Music Group to remaster some of the most iconic music videos ever created, ensuring that current and future generations will have the option to enjoy timeless ...

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Techspot

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Toy Story 4's Keanu Reeves owns 2019 -- and it's an excellent adventure - CNET

Commentary: Keanu's on Netflix. He's in the new Pixar film. He's rocking the video game world. Take the actor's blue pill.

52 minutes ago from CNET

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Respawn Will Talk About Its AAA VR Shooter At Oculus Connect 6

It was confirmed back in 2017 that Respawn Entertainment was working on a AAA shooter for virtual reality. The studio hasn’t said much about this title since then so you could be forgiven ...

3 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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