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Verizon Wants YouTube TV or Apple TV as 5G TV Partner

Verizon’s home 5G service is scheduled to launch in four cities this year, three of which we already know. When they do go live, they’d like to have some sort of TV package to go with the internet service. According to Bloomberg, that could be Google’s YouTube TV or Apple TV. Veriz...

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10 ugliest phones ever made — brace yourselves, people!

Phone makers took a lot of design risks back in the day to make their phones stand out from the crowd. A lot of them failed miserably, producing handsets that are ugly beyond belief. Some didn’t look like phones at all, resembling things like powder cases and AC remote controls — check...

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LG V20 finally starting to receive Android 8.0 Oreo update

The LG V20 Oreo update is starting a slow rollout right now. South Korean handsets will see the LG V20 Oreo update first. Soon, the rollout to the rest of the world will likely begin. The LG V20 came out in 2016, so it’s a little old in the tooth. However, it is a flagship LG device and even...

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Your next flagship might have a 48MP Sony camera sensor (Update: No super slow mo)

Update, July 24, 2018 (08:06AM EST): Sony’s latest 48MP camera sensor certainly packs the megapixels, but what about the company’s trailblazing 960fps super slow-motion functionality? “No, this image sensor does not support [super slow-motion],” a Sony representative told An...

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For shame: You’ll never believe the sites still on HTTP

The Chrome browser will start labeling sites using HTTP as “not secure” today. Many sites on the internet are still not secure. The list compiled below includes major sites like FoxNews.com, BBC.com, and even MIT.edu. Google announced earlier this year that the Chrome browser would eve...

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Epic hid an Easter egg in Fortnite to acknowledge the game’s greatest failed rescue

For being in charge of what is probably the biggest game in the world right now and all the responsibilities that come with that, Epic is proving itself quite capable of changing things up on the fly. Case in point: last week, a video went viral showing one player making a valiant effort to save ano...

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Google wants Go to become the go-to language for writing cloud apps

The Google -incubated Go language is one of the fastest growing programming languages today, with about one million active developers using it worldwide. But the company believes it can still accelerate its growth, especially when it comes to its role in writing cloud applications. And to do this, t...

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Former Viki CEO Tammy Nam joins PicsArt as its first COO

PicsArt, the company behind the photo-editing app of the same name, has hired Tammy Nam as its first chief operating officer. Nam was most recently the CEO of Viki, the Rakuten-acquired video streaming service, and before that served as a marketing executive at Viki, Scribd and Slide. PicsArt said N...

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Google Assistant’s news feeds are getting smarter

News is far and away the feature I use the most with Google Assistant. Every morning, I ask the Assistant “what’s in the news,” and it dutifully cycles through some pre-recorded news briefs from NPR, CNN and the like. It does the job, but it’s not much for specificity. Googl...

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Figure Eight partners with Google to give AutoML developers better training data

Figure Eight, a platform that helps developers train, test and fine-tune their machine learning models, today announced a major new collaboration with Google that essentially turns Figure Eight into the de facto standard for creating and annotating machine learning data for Google Cloud’s Aut...


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