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UK gov plans to extend porn age checks to social media sites

UK gov plans to extend porn age checks to social media sites

1 hour ago   |   The Inquirer

Despite another delay in the rollout of smut-verification system
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‘Superwoman' YouTuber Lilly Singh taking a break for her mental health

‘Superwoman' YouTuber Lilly Singh taking a break for her mental health

2 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

Claiming to be "mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually exhausted," popular YouTuber Lilly Singh has told her millions of fans she's taking a break from making...
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The forgotten ‘Facebook of China' is sold for $20M

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Renren, which was once heralded as the ‘ Facebook of China' and later became China's answer to MySpace after falling out of fashion among its core young users, is selling its...
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Snap is being probed over its IPO because some investors are salty about losing money

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Here's something I didn't expect to read today. The U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission has subpoenaed Snap for details on its IPO apparently in...
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Juul Pledges Big Changes, but the Impact May Be Small

7 hours ago   |   Wired   |   2 articles

The e-cigarette maker says it will discontinue some flavors at retail outlets and shut down social media accounts ahead of an expected FDA crackdown.
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Facebook's new career site has free lessons for the modern workforce

Facebook's new career site has free lessons for the modern workforce

9 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   2 articles

Facebook has launched a new career development site called Learn with Facebook that provides users with skills relevant to the modern workforce, as well as advice from experts...
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Juul is shutting down on social media, halting retail orders for flavored pods - CNET

9 hours ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

The e-cigarette maker says it wants to crack down on underage use.
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Hate crimes have gone up in the US, both online and offline, FBI says - CNET

10 hours ago   |   CNET

The rise in hate crime incidents comes as social media companies are under scrutiny for their hate speech policies.
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Juul cuts flavored nicotine supply to stores and shutters its social media

Juul cuts flavored nicotine supply to stores and shutters its social media

12 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   5 articles

E-cigarette company Juul Labs will stop supplying over 90,000 brick-and-mortar stores with its fruity and dessert-flavored pods, the company announced today. It's also quitting...
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Juul stops selling flavored e-cigarette pods, kills social media accounts

12 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   5 articles

Juul Labs, the makers of the wildly popular Juul e-cigarettes, announced today that it will stop selling most of its flavored vaping pods in retail stores. The company will...
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Nintendo Black Friday deals include Switch and 2DS bundles

Nintendo Black Friday deals include Switch and 2DS bundles

Black Friday is only about a week and a half away, and as you'd expect, the deals that various manufacturers will be offering have started flooding in. Today, Nintendo revealed... Read more ...

Amazon has announced its locations for HQ2, but a walk through Seattle made...

Amazon has announced its locations for HQ2, but a walk through Seattle made me think any city should be wary of hosting the tech giant

Amazon has announced that its second headquarters, HQ2, will be split between Queens, New York, and Arlington, Virginia . Its outsized impact on its home city, Seattle, shows... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

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Withings' Pulse HR is a fitness tracker with a 20-day battery life

Withings' Pulse HR is a fitness tracker with a 20-day battery life

After buying itself back from Nokia and releasing the Steel HR Sport under its own brand in September, Withings is releasing another updated wearable called the Pulse HR. A... Read more ...

Microsoft re-releases the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, admitting its...

Microsoft re-releases the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, admitting its testing needs to improve

Microsoft said Tuesday that it's begun slowly releasing the postponed Windows 10 October 2018 Update once again to the general public, having put in place additional “signals”... Read more ...

Withings new Pulse HR is a customizable, connected fitness tracker

Withings new Pulse HR is a customizable, connected fitness tracker

Inspired by Withings first ever fitness tracker the Pulse, the new Pulse HR is updated with the latest in fitness tracker technology including smart notifications, 24/7 heart... Read more ...

Samsung Exynos 9820 finally gets its own NPU for AI

Samsung Exynos 9820 finally gets its own NPU for AI

Although Samsung has long been talking about its Exynos mobile application processor , a.k.a. mobile processor, even before Huawei started singing praises of its own Kirin... Read more ...

Refurbished HomePod now available, Black Friday deal still better

Refurbished HomePod now available, Black Friday deal still better

When Apple finally launched its overdue HomePods, it premium home speakers with some smarts were criticized for at least two things. Not only were they terribly late to the... Read more ...

Huawei in 2019: four cameras, foldable phones, flagship stores

Huawei in 2019: four cameras, foldable phones, flagship stores

Although it started off on the wrong foot, 2018 has surprisingly been good to Huawei. It now has two rock-solid flagships smartphones that top the charts in cameras. It has... Read more ...

GameStop's pre-Black Friday deals discount games, PS4 and Xbox One consoles...

GameStop's pre-Black Friday deals discount games, PS4 and Xbox One consoles, and accessories

It always pays to find a good deal on video games, consoles, and accessories, especially on newer titles and hardware. This year, GameStop has the usual round of deals on... Read more ...