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White Twitch user booted off streaming site for cosplaying in blackface

A white Twitch user from Lithuania got booted off the video game streaming platform after she tried cosplaying — live — in blackface. The young woman, Karina “Karupups” Martsinkevich, was portraying a fictional character known as Lifeline from the popular battle royale game “Apex...

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Si la “Era del Selfie” dio inicio a principios del 2010 a un nuevo portafolio de smartphone, la “Era del Live (En Vivo)” introduce una nueva forma de expresión y comunicación en todo el mundo que Samsung no pasa por alto. La necesidad de contar con dispositivos que se adapten a este nuevo...

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Hulu repurchases AT&T's stake in company, valuing the streaming service at $15 billion

Hulu bought back AT&T’s 9.5 percent stake in the entity for $1.43 billion, valuing the streaming company at $15 billion.        

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who likely owes her seat in Congress to her sophisticated use of social media, now says she’s giving up Facebook and cutting back on Instagram and Twitter — for her health.

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Chinese authorities are harnessing a vast and secretive system of advanced facial recognition technology in order to control and surveil the Uighurs, a largely Muslim minority, according to a new report. 

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Samsung's Galaxy Fold is here, but is it worth it? We went hands-on with Samsung's nearly $2,000 phone to find out.        

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REDMOND, Wash. (AP) - Microsoft is revamping its practices for investigating workplace allegations after a group of women shared stories of discrimination and sexual harassment. CEO Satya Nadella sent a letter to employees about the changes Monday. Nadella says the company is increasing support...

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said the United States is in a "new era" for regulating Big Tech firms like Facebook, Google and Amazon.

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Volkswagen is bringing a fully-electric SUV to China

Volkswagen is planning to release a fully-electric SUV in China which could compete with Tesla’s Model X. The German automaker said Sunday the ID. ROOMZZ will be unveiled at the upcoming Shanghai Auto Show and will be available in 2021. Volkswagen says the zero-emission vehicle can go...

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The 7 best deals and sales you can get online this Monday

Kick off Tax Day with amazing savings and sales on fashion, cleaning, furniture, and more.        

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CHICAGO (AP) - Outgoing Mayor Rahm Emanuel has agreed to create a partnership between technology and innovation ecosystems with the city of Chicago and an Israeli nonprofit. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Emanuel and Chemi Peres signed a memorandum of cooperation Monday. Peres is chair the Peres...

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PHOENIX (AP) - The death of a police officer struck by a driver who was allegedly texting his wife may be a catalyst for Arizona lawmakers to restrict phone use behind the wheel following a decade of failed attempts. It is one of only three states without a texting ban. ...

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Hackers are stealing millions in Bitcoin — and living like big shots

At 1:30 on a Sunday afternoon in January 2018, Michael Terpin was on his laptop, prepping for a conference in Las Vegas. His iPhone buzzed with an incoming message. Google was notifying him that his e-mail passcode had been changed.

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EU approves copyright overhaul in blow to Google, Facebook

BRUSSELS — Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Union’s $1 trillion creative industries. EU governments on Monday backed the move launched by the European...

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Reusable iPhones getting scrapped due to anti-theft feature

If you ever donate an old smartphone, make sure you put it through a factory reset.

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UK proposes disabling social media ‘like’ feature for children

LONDON — Britain’s privacy regulator wants to stop kids from being able to “like” posts on Facebook and other social media sites as part of tough new rules it’s proposing to protect children’s online privacy. Under the draft rules, which were released for consultation on Monday, tech...

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The Best Laundry Detergents of 2019

Don't trust your clothes with any old detergent.        

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