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Hot Wheels Augmoto puts AR lightning, missiles in your race     – CNET
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Vrooom! Car racing gets spiced up with augmented-reality effects shown off at Toy Fair 2018.

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Facebook Admits SMS Notifications Sent Using Two-Factor Number Was Caused by Bug
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Facebook has clarified the situation around SMS notifications sent using the company’s two-factor authentication (2FA) system, admitting that the messages were indeed caused by a bug. From a report: In a blog post penned by Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos, the company says the error led it to “send non-security-related SMS notifications to these […]

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Apple's HomePod Could Leave a Lasting Mark With Customers
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Apple’s new $350 HomePod could make an impact in several ways. In addition to providing listeners with highly praised sound quality, the smart speaker literally could make an impression on some of the wood surfaces it touches — in the form of white rings. The HomePod, which is compatible only with other Apple products, can […]

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Pure magic! See Harry Potter's Hogwarts Great Hall in Lego     – CNET
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Still waiting for Hedwig to fly in with your Hogwarts acceptance letter? Buy your way into the famed wizarding school with this $100 playset.

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Atari will use cryptocurrency to bolster its online gambling business
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In its latest bid for relevance, Atari is glomming onto the cryptocurrency craze. The company is hoping to bolster its gambling business in Europe with Atari Token, according to Bloomberg. "Our aim is to take strategic positions with a limited cash r…

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'Cobra Kai' trailer teases a 'Karate Kid' rematch     – CNET
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Sweep the leg, Johnny. The infamous 1980s foes face off again in a preview of the YouTube Red series.

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Power Rangers toy maker is moving on after 25 years     – CNET
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Bandai has been making Power Rangers toys since the 90s, but starting in 2019 they will be splitting from the company that makes the TV show.

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In terse statement, White House blames Russia for NotPetya worm
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Enlarge / White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders issued a statement today declaring that Russia would face “international consequences” for releasing the NotPetya malware worm. (credit: Getty Images) Following form with a finding by the government of the United Kingdom, the White House issued a statement formally blaming Russia’s military for unleashing NotPetya, the destructive […]

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Tinder to adopt Bumble’s ‘ladies first’ feature in a future update
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 Tinder will make a change to its dating app in an upcoming update that will allow women to message first, according to a report from MarketWatch this morning, which TechCrunch has also confirmed. The new option will allow women to choose when to start a conversation, but it will not be the default setting as […]

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