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T-Mobile's banking service rolls out across US - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 10:30
The T-Mobile Money app was previously limited to a pilot program.

EU law could fine sites for not removing terrorist content within an hour

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 10:24
The European Union has been clear on its stance that terrorist content is most harmful in the first hour it appears online. Yesterday, the European Parliament voted in favor of a new rule that could require internet companies to remove terrorist cont...

New Uber program aims to boost rider safety on college campuses - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 10:00
Initiative is in response to the murder of a college student who mistakenly got into a car she thought was her Uber ride.

The ‘Fortnite’ World Cup will include a big-money event for creatives

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 10:00
If you're a keen Fortnite player or avid battle royale Twitch viewer, you'll probably know that qualifying for the inaugural Fortnite World Cup has officially begun. Top players (including popular streamers) from across the globe now need to out-elim...

'Child's Play' trailer shows Chucky controlling smart homes and drones

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 09:58
A reboot of the Child's Play franchise will hit theaters this summer and while we already had a good idea killer toy Chucky would be more of a robot with AI capabilities this time around, the latest trailer provides further confirmation he'll be able...

Bandcamp's new service is like Kickstarter for vinyl

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 09:31
Bandcamp is launching a Kickstarter-style vinyl crowdfunding service for artists. Once a musician's campaign hits its funding goal, Bandcamp will press the records, print the packaging, and handle shipping to boot. Artists will be able to set the pri...

How to read the Mueller report -- for free -- on iPhone, iPad, Android devices - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 09:29
You can get the report through Barnes & Noble as soon as it's released.

Facebook bans several major UK far-right groups

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 09:20
Facebook has banned a swath of UK far-right groups including the British National party (BNP), the English Defence League (EDL) and Britain First. The action is part of its ongoing clampdown on hateful rhetoric, which has already seen it ban former E...

LG struggles to deliver on its promise of faster Android updates

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 09:09
Just over a year ago LG announced the launch of its Software Upgrade Center – a facility designed to give customers around the world "faster, timelier" operating system and software updates. But as ComputerWorld revealed this week, it's been 37...

Amazon will reportedly close its Chinese online store - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 09:07
Shoppers in the world's most populous nation won't be able to buy from local sellers from July, Reuters reported.

YouTube app coming to Fire TV; Amazon Prime Video arrives on Google Chromecast - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 09:00
Later this year Google and Amazon will bury a big streaming-app hatchet.

Google and Amazon end their ridiculous streaming video spat

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 09:00
Google and Amazon haven't historically been the best of friends, at least when it comes to their respective streaming video services. Amazon's Prime Video app hasn't worked with Google's Chromecast or Android TV devices, while YouTube was pulled from...

Apple iPhones get recycled in this secretive lab. Now it's opening up - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 08:27
Keep this in mind as Earth Day approaches: All those iPhones don't recycle themselves

Mueller report forced Congress to find PCs with disc drives

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 08:27
On top of redactions and other issues with the the Mueller report, Congress is facing a potential technological block. The document will be released to lawmakers, sometime between 11AM and noon ET today, on a ... CD, according to the Associated Press...

Facebook bans 12 'dangerous' British far-right groups and individuals - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 08:22
The ban affects Nick Griffin and the British National Party, as well as Britain First and the English Defence League.

How Apple's Daisy iPhone recycling robot works - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 08:21
Apple's robot can pull apart 1.2 million iPhones a year, or 200 per hour.

Avengers: Endgame -- My race to watch every Marvel movie hits MCU homestretch - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 08:20
Update: 17 movies down, four to go. It's been a wild ride, and I've managed to stay spoiler-free... so far.

Who died in Avengers: Infinity War? Who's still alive? Let's recap... - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 08:00
Equip yourself with knowledge and tissues before the final battle with Thanos in Avengers: Endgame.

Amazon will close its Chinese marketplace in July

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 07:58
Amazon is pulling the plug on its e-commerce marketplace business in China. The decision follows a long struggle by American e-commerce companies in the country, who have fallen behind China's faster shopping rivals.