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Verizon cuts 7 percent of jobs in media unit

2 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Verizon Communications Inc is cutting about 7 percent, or about 800 jobs, at its media unit, it said on Wednesday.
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GraphicConverter 10.6.8

GraphicConverter 10.6.8

12 minutes ago   |   TidBITS

Brings a number of improvements to the Swiss Army knife of image editing utilities.
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RapidWeaver 8.1

RapidWeaver 8.1

12 minutes ago   |   TidBITS

Maintenance release with a host of bug fixes and improvements for the Web design and publishing software. ($89 new, free update from version 8, 77.9 MB)
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Verizon Media Group is laying off 7 percent of its workforce

14 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

The Verizon division formerly known as Oath is laying off 7 percent of its workforce, which amounts to roughly 800 employees. Oath was created after Verizon acquired AOL...
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Verizon cuts jobs at media unit that includes Yahoo, AOL

18 minutes ago   |   Phys.org   |   3 articles

Verizon is cutting hundreds of jobs from its media division which includes the former internet stars Yahoo and AOL, a source familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
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Twitter shares sneak peek at simpler, less cluttered design with new features

Twitter shares sneak peek at simpler, less cluttered design with new features

1 hour ago   |   Digital Trends

Twitter shared a sneak peek of an upcoming redesign of its website, showing a less cluttered design with a handful of new features. The update brings keyboard and emoji...
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YC-backed Our World in Data wants you to know that the planet is doing okay

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch

News is exhausting. Mexican murders are sky-high. Ebola is ravaging the eastern Congo. China is erasing an entire culture of Islam from its Western hinterlands. That news...
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Microsoft's Bing search engine goes offline in China

3 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The Microsoft-run search engine Bing was unavailable in mainland China late Wednesday, raising concerns among some social media users that it could be the latest foreign...
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Super Bowl 2019 live streaming on YouTube TV for free, sort of

Super Bowl 2019 live streaming on YouTube TV for free, sort of

3 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   6 articles

If you do this the right way, you might well be watching the Super Bowl LIII for free on the web this year. If you're super excited about watching ads on a streaming platform...
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Suppose TV can now alert you to changes in TV packages, so you get the best deal

Suppose TV can now alert you to changes in TV packages, so you get the best deal

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Last year, a startup called Suppose TV entered the market to help consumers find the best deal on TV services. The site offers an online tool that lets you compare different...
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A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

Giants Software is turning Farming Simulator 19 into a full-fledged esports league, with 10 separate European tournaments being held before crowning the ultimate team of... Read more ...

Large, 4K OLED laptop displays from Samsung are on the way

Large, 4K OLED laptop displays from Samsung are on the way

Samsung plans to start mass production of 15-inch 4K OLED display panels next month. Large OLED displays are a relative rarity in laptops right now, but Samsung is looking to... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch Indie Highlights: All game reveals and release dates

Nintendo Switch Indie Highlights: All game reveals and release dates

Earlier today, Nintendo of Europe debuted a new Indie Highlights presentation for Nintendo Switch. The nearly 17-minute long video details a number of new indie games heading... Read more ...

Boeing's experimental autonomous aircraft completes its first test flight

Boeing's experimental autonomous aircraft completes its first test flight

Aurora Flight Sciences, a subsidiary of aerospace giant Boeing, said Wednesday that it recently conducted the first test flight of its all-electric autonomous passenger air... Read more ...

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

Your Chromebook is a productivity machine, and to keep productive, sometimes you need more than just the laptop itself. These accessories will help you maximize the experience... Read more ...

Facebook cracks down on fake news publishers with harsher punishments for...

Facebook cracks down on fake news publishers with harsher punishments for bad pages

Facebook has announced changes to how it handles and communicates violations of its policies around the publishing of fake news and misinformation, with the goal of preventing... Read more ...

YouTube TV finally goes nationwide almost two years after launch

YouTube TV finally goes nationwide almost two years after launch

YouTube TV is finally nearing nationwide availability. The streaming TV service was announced in February 2017, and it has been gradually rolling out to additional markets... Read more ...

Think trucks are basic? The 2020 GMC Sierra HD can see through a trailer

Think trucks are basic? The 2020 GMC Sierra HD can see through a trailer

GMC has released the new 2020 Sierra 2500 HD and Sierra 3500 HD. Both trucks are considerably more high-tech than their predecessors, and the new features mostly benefit... Read more ...

SpaceX's new test rocket topples over thanks to strong Texas winds

SpaceX's new test rocket topples over thanks to strong Texas winds

A prototype of SpaceX's next big rocket fell over and sustained damage in south Texas, thanks to high winds in the area. Images from SpaceX's facility in Boca Chica, Texas show... Read more ...

Facebook settles lawsuit over scammy ads with $3.9 million donation and a...

Facebook settles lawsuit over scammy ads with $3.9 million donation and a new reporting tool

British financial journalist Martin Lewis is dropping a lawsuit against Facebook after reaching a settlement with the company. Last year, Lewis alleged that Facebook defamed... Read more ...