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3 Days Ago   Twitter is taking its screening of unknown direct messages a step further. The social media giant announced today that it is testing a filter for messages that contain offensive content.

3 Days Ago   Epic has rolled out cloud save support for a slew of new titles in its store. The latest update has the feature included for 17 different games, including World War Z and Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter.

3 Days Ago   Gas stations are prime targets for credit card skimmers. A new app developed by scientists at the University of California San Diego can help law enforcement catch thieves before they take off with your card data.

3 Days Ago   Spotify may get a little bit pricier for some Scandinavian users. The music streaming service plans to test a more expensive version of its family plan in the European region, reported Bloomberg.

3 Days Ago   Dating apps are mostly a solitary effort, with users swiping on prospective soulmates from the comfort of their own couch. Ship, a dating app that lets single people involve friends in the matchmaking process, may change that.

4 Days Ago   Disney and Charter Communications inked a multi-year deal today that will deliver a wide range of content -- from college sports to The Bachelor -- to Spectrum subscribers.

4 Days Ago   Microplastics are polluting tap water, the deep sea and now even remote corners of the Arctic. Scientists found concentrations of plastic in ice floes from the Fram Strait, the passage that connects the Arctic Ocean to the rest of the world's oceans....

4 Days Ago   Google is setting out to make plagiarism harder than ever. The search giant today announced the launch of Assignments, a new grading software for higher education instructors who use G Suite for Education.

4 Days Ago   Electric scooters are prone to a lot of wear and tear -- which gives most of them a pretty short shelf life. Skip unveiled a new model of electric scooter, the S3, that should be tougher and more sustainable than its predecessor.

5 Days Ago   Apex Legends fans have two weeks to take part in new challenges, including venturing out to King's Canyon on their own. The Iron Collection Crown event and temporary Solos mode has gone live, with this trial run set to end on August 27th.

5 Days Ago   Netflix has landed the rights to a new sci-fi film that will star Reese Witherspoon. The streaming provider announced today that the Big Little Lies star will star in Pyros, a film adaptation of a short story by Thomas Pierce.

6 Days Ago   A joint mission between the European and Russian space agencies to deliver a rover to Mars is facing another setback. The European Space Agency (ESA) confirmed that parachutes for the ExoMars lander mission failed a second test that was conducted las...

6 Days Ago   Amazon has never revealed how products receive its iconic black "Amazon's Choice" label, which gets them top billing on the ecommerce platform. US senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter today to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...

6 Days Ago   Your phone's GPS app can alert you when you approach a speed trap or accident -- but will remain silent if you come upon a dangerous railroad crossing.

6 Days Ago   The BBC is becoming pickier about how its many listeners access its award-winning radio programs. TuneIn announced that the British broadcaster was pulling its domestic streams from its service, effective August 30th.

9 Days Ago   Visa is completely rehauling its online payment system to add more security. 9to5 Google reports today that Visa Checkout, a competitor to Paypal which integrated with the Google Pay digital wallet, is shutting down in 2020.

9 Days Ago   Twitter unfroze Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell from his campaign account today after the lawmaker was suspended for posting a video of angry protestors that violated the site's guidelines.

9 Days Ago   Imagine streaming a game on Twitch, but only to your closest friends. Gaming chat platform Discord is launching a new feature, Go Live, that will let users stream games directly to 10 other people.

10 Days Ago   More than 30 backend election systems over the last year -- including some in key swing states like Florida, Michigan and Wisconsin -- have been left online and were susceptible to hackers.

10 Days Ago   Players can get their first look at the world of No Man's Sky: Beyond, the long-awaited update to the popular space exploration franchise. Hello Games just released the first trailer for Beyond, which will include even more MMO-style gameplay and sup...

10 Days Ago   Human beings must change the way we eat and grow our food in order to avert climate change, says a new report from the UN released today.

10 Days Ago   Apple's removal of a parental control app has now made it the target of an anti-trust probe in Russia. The nation's Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) is investigating a complaint by Kaspersky Lab over the rejection of its Safe Kids app from the App...

11 Days Ago   Exhausted Russian taxi drivers may soon be forced to take breaks. Yandex.Taxi, the largest taxi service in the nation, will install devices in all their cars that use facial recognition technology to identify tired drivers, reports Bloomberg.

11 Days Ago   Sales listings for shotgun rounds, magazines and other firearm accessories are slipping through the cracks at Google and Amazon -- despite algorithms designed to catch the forbidden items.

11 Days Ago   At its Galaxy Unpacked event today in Brooklyn, Samsung unveiled the latest additions to its Galaxy Note lineup -- the Note 10 and Note 10+. Unlike prior Note releases, Samsung's phone comes in two sizes to suit user preferences.

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