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Vizio May Soon Inform Customers When Its Smart TVs Are Spying On Them
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Vizio is reportedly working on a way to let TV owners know when it spies on their viewing habits. According to The Verge, the company is developing a “notice program with direct notification to the class through Vizio Smart TV displays.” The Hollywood Reporter first spotted the news. From the report: The news popped up […]

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Security tokens will be coming soon to an exchange near you
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Sunny Dhillon Contributor Sunny Dhillon is a partner at Signia Venture Partners. More posts by this contributor Amazon’s next conquest will be apparel The rise of experiential commerce While cryptocurrencies have generated the lion’s share of investment and attention to date, I’m more excited about the potential for another blockchain-based digital asset: security tokens. Security […]

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‘EVE Online’ crowdsourced science data will soon be publicly available
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In March 2016, space MMO EVE Online added the Project Discovery minigame which let players classify proteins in their downtime to help researchers. After collecting data for over two years, the project's team recently uploaded it to the publicly-avai…

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YouTube Will Soon Pass Facebook As Second Biggest Website In US
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According to a new study from market research firm SimilarWeb, Facebook may cede its runner-up position to YouTube in the next two to three months. Currently, the top five most-visited websites in the U.S. are Google, Facebook, YouTube, Yahoo and Amazon, in that order. However, Facebook’s monthly page visits are declining rapidly, from 8.5 billion […]

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Facebook Messenger may soon flag DMs from fake accounts
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While Facebook-owned WhatsApp is starting to label messages to fight fake news, Facebook proper seems to be doing something similar. According to a report at Motherboard, the social media company is testing a system to tell you whether your direct me…

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Will digital music kill vinyl anytime soon?     – CNET
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The LP fan base may make a lot of noise, but digital will eventually kill analog once and for all. Someday.

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The Apple Watch will soon ditch its mechanical buttons, report says
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Enlarge / Buttons on the side of an Apple Watch Series 3. (credit: Valentina Palladino) FastCompany published a report today citing “a source with direct knowledge” of Apple’s plans for a future Apple Watch that will feature solid-state, touch-sensitive buttons instead of the clickable ones that are currently part of the device. This will apply […]

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After dispute on freeway, Uber driver shot his passenger, who died soon after
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Enlarge / Morning rush hour traffic makes its way along I-25 on October 12, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty Images) Denver police announced Friday that they had arrested a local 29-year-old Uber driver, Michael A. Hancock, on suspected first-degree murder. Hancock is believed to have shot and killed his […]

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Cryptocurrency has been great for GPU makers—that might change soon
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Enlarge / Mostly bare shelves in the graphics card case at a Washington, DC, Best Buy in January. (credit: Timothy B. Lee) Nvidia announced its financial results on Thursday, and they were spectacular. For the company’s first fiscal quarter—which runs from late January through late April—the company had revenues of $3.2 billion. That’s up 10 […]

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