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GDPR: US news sites blocked to EU users over data protection rules

3 hours ago   |   BBC   |   5 articles

The LA Times is among many sites blocked to European users over new EU rules on using personal data.
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. 1. A US couple said their Alexa device recorded a private conversation and sent it to a person in their...
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Overwatch Is Getting Its Own LEGO Sets

Overwatch Is Getting Its Own LEGO Sets

4 hours ago   |   Cinema Blend

Blizzard Entertainment's team-focused first-person shooter seems to be maintaining its popularity in the mainstream space, so much so that LEGO has managed to strike up a deal...
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Liberation day! Don't email me. I sure won't be emailing you | Charles Arthur

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Today, happily, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation comes into force. It's the data detox we've been waiting for As from today you have the perfect excuse. “I haven't...
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Ramble Allows Players To Walk Through Gorgeous Paintings

Ramble Allows Players To Walk Through Gorgeous Paintings

8 hours ago   |   IndieGames

Ramble has taken procedural generation and used it to create shifting worlds of watercolor artwork, having you traverse beautiful landscapes as you watch the visuals come to...
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ASUS will ship its NVIDIA G-Sync HDR monitor in June

ASUS will ship its NVIDIA G-Sync HDR monitor in June

9 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Acer jumped ahead of the pack when it became the first manufacturer to put an NVIDIA G-Sync HDR monitor (which syncs refresh rates with GeForce GTX graphics cards) on sale last...
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Alexa recorded a couple's private conversation and sent it to another Echo owner

Alexa recorded a couple's private conversation and sent it to another Echo owner

9 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   9 articles

Many smart speaker owners wonder if their private conversations are being recorded by the virtual personal assistant on their devices. According to Seattle television station...
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Computers Predict Pop Chart Success

9 hours ago   |   Scientific American

An evolutionary analysis of pop tunes revealed that over the past 30 years songs have grown sadder-but the big hits buck that trend. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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Gaming Personality John Bain AKA TotalBiscuit Has Passed Away At 33

Gaming Personality John Bain AKA TotalBiscuit Has Passed Away At 33

10 hours ago   |   GameInformer   |   3 articles

John Bain, an internet personality who has gone by the monikers TotalBiscuit, The Cynical Brit, and TotalHalibut, has passed away according to a message from his wife. Bain's...
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Save Up To 67% Off On First-Person Shooter Games

10 hours ago   |   N4G   |   3 articles

Amazon is running several game deals for the first-person shooter genre on PS4 and Xbox One consoles. Right now, theyre offering big discounts on these FPS titles, and heres...
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Jury Tells Samsung to Pay Apple $539 Million in iPhone Patent Dispute

Jury Tells Samsung to Pay Apple $539 Million in iPhone Patent Dispute

The case involving iPhone design patents has been going on for years, as Samsung and Apple fight over how much Samsung needs to pay. Read more ...

One of the most popular YouTubers in the gaming world has died aged 33

One of the most popular YouTubers in the gaming world has died aged 33

John Peter Bain, known online as Totalbiscuit, died on Thursday aged 33. He was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2014, shortly before his 30th birthday. Totlbiscuit ran a Youtube... Read more ...

Moto Z3 Play launch event may be coming in just two weeks

Moto Z3 Play launch event may be coming in just two weeks

Despite having only just released the Moto G6 , Moto G6 Plus and Moto G6 Play , Motorola is set to announce at least one more phone next month. June 6 will see the company head... Read more ...

Xiaomi Mi 8 Teaser Hints At iPhone X-Like 3D Camera

Xiaomi Mi 8 Teaser Hints At iPhone X-Like 3D Camera

Xiaomi took to Chinese social media platform Weibo earlier today to share a new teaser for its Mi 8 Android flagship, with the poster that can be seen below confirming the... Read more ...

Essential Phone 2 said to be canceled as company reportedly puts itself up...

Essential Phone 2 said to be canceled as company reportedly puts itself up for sale

We're now right around one year out from the debut of the Essential Phone , and some may be wondering when we'll see the Essential Phone 2. According to a new report, though... Read more ...

Detroit: Become Human Reviews Are In, Here's What The Critics Are Saying

Detroit: Become Human Reviews Are In, Here's What The Critics Are Saying

The release of Detroit: Become Human is fast approaching. The game is due for release exclusively on the PlayStation 4 tomorrow and reviews are already piling in for the game... Read more ...

US carriers charge on with network spending, despite Sprint's merger with...

US carriers charge on with network spending, despite Sprint's merger with T-Mobile

Just because T-Mobile is planning to gobble Sprint up in a merger that will result in eventual synergies of up to $64 billion down the road, doesn't mean that the two carriers... Read more ...

Star Wars: James Mangold devrait écrire et réaliser un film sur Boba Fett

Star Wars:  James Mangold devrait écrire et réaliser un film sur Boba Fett

La rumeur d'un film Star Wars dédié au personnage de Boba Fett n'est pas nouvelle, mais aujourd'hui il semblerait que le projet soit chapeauté par James Mangold. Read more ...

Death Stranding: Mads Mikkelsen entretient le mystère et la hype des fans

Death Stranding:  Mads Mikkelsen entretient le mystère et la hype des fans

Le comédien danois Mads Mikkelsen a de nouveau évoqué la "nouvelle forme de mode coopératif" de Death Stranding expliqué brièvement par Hideo Kojima lors de l'édition 2016 du... Read more ...

Review: Pocket-Run Pool review - A single-player pool game that clears up

Review: Pocket-Run Pool review - A single-player pool game that clears up

Zach Gage, the smart cookie behind Really Bad Chess and Flipflop Solitaire, has turned his attention to virtual pool - and he's found it wanting. As Gage himself explains... Read more ...