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14 Hours Ago   The showrunners and creative teams behind many of our favorite shows don't always get the luxury of an advance warning when the network decides to pull the plug on their series.

Yesterday   Thanks to a live event hosted by NetherRealm Studios, we've now gotten an early look at gameplay footage from the next installment in one of the goriest and most violent fighting game franchises of them all -- Mortal Kombat 11, which is set to launch April 23 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Yesterday   Spotify is setting its sights on your car as the target for the music streaming giant's first hardware device. The Financial Times, citing anonymous sources, is reporting that the company wants to do an end run around the in-car software from Apple and Google that are making serious in-roads into the space.

Yesterday   Is it a brave thing to accept the reality of your own limitations when you've tried for years and sunk significant resources into trying to surpass them?

2 Days Ago   The Fossil Group announced a pretty big transaction today -- the sale of apparently secret smartwatch tech which the leading Wear OS device manufacturer still has under development.

2 Days Ago   Apple CEO Tim Cook garnered a ton of press coverage recently from one pretty straightforward assessment he gave about what he thinks the iPhone maker's ultimate legacy will be.

2 Days Ago   A big chunk of the Anak Krakatau volcano collapsed last month off the coast of a couple of Indonesian islands, with the collapse of that 158-acre section into the water transforming the volcano into basically a flat pancake of its former self.

2 Days Ago   Well, now we know why Netflix felt comfortable announcing the largest price hike in the history of the streaming service a few days ago. Raising prices would be exactly the wrong move if you were shedding subscribers and your business was spiraling, which is certainly not the case here.

2 Days Ago   Verizon is launching another one of its BOGO deals on top smartphones starting today, a limited-time offer that makes leading handsets available for free or at a discount when you purchase another phone at full-price.

2 Days Ago   Twitter just disclosed the existence of the kind of privacy bug you'd normally expect to hear coming out of Facebook, which has been dogged repeatedly by this kind of thing over the years.

3 Days Ago   Back when he and a not-yet-president Donald Trump were feuding on Twitter, T-Mobile CEO John Legere very publicly bashed the quality of Trump's hotel in New York City.

3 Days Ago   Google is apparently the latest company that wants to move away from a notched display design for its smartphones, with a newly spotted patent offering fresh insight into what we're likely to see in a Pixel 4 handset.

3 Days Ago   Apple is continuing to feel more ramifications from the economic slowdown in China that the iPhone maker has previously blamed for the downward revision in its holiday quarter guidance.

3 Days Ago   The famous Large Hadron Collider, an insanely massive particle accelerator that's helped scientists crack some of the most deeply hidden mysteries of the universe, is about to be dwarfed by an atom smasher that's much bigger and more powerful.

3 Days Ago   Well, now we know why Steve Carell can't be bothered with a reboot of The Office like everyone has been clamoring for. He's too busy with a just-announced Netflix comedy that has an interesting Trump connection.

3 Days Ago   Netflix announced the biggest price increase in the history of the streaming service today, hiking prices on all three of its US plan tiers by between 13% and 18%.

4 Days Ago   After weeks of seeing the China-based tech giant he leads deal with a crushing wave of negative publicity, the billionaire founder and CEO of Huawei has broken his typical silence to give a rare and somewhat extraordinary interview.

4 Days Ago   It was only a few months ago, towards the end of 2018, that we heard about a novel method that law enforcement officials were using to break into suspects' phones.

4 Days Ago   It might sound like something out of a Hollywood blockbuster -- hackers getting into position behind a control panel and taking over a construction site, using the equipment there to wreak large-scale havoc.

4 Days Ago   NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke gave an interview to Deadline on Monday that Netflix's top brass may have regarded as a shot across the bow. In that interview, Burke walked through some of the details related to the free streaming TV service that his media conglomerate -- which owns MSNBC, CNBC, Syfy, USA Network and more -- plans to launch next year.

4 Days Ago   Now that the dust has settled and the excitement has died down a bit from the Sunday night reveal that Game of Thrones is returning April 14 for the start of its eighth and final season, the next milestone that fans are awaiting is when the heck we'll get a full, genuine trailer for the new season.

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5 Days Ago   Jake is a beloved member of the Brevard County Sheriff's Office in Florida, where he regularly walks his beat sniffing for drugs. It's the perfect job for a 3-year-old golden retriever, though a few days ago, "Jake" actually had a too-close brush with the effects of the narcotics he's screening for.

5 Days Ago   Will the military weapons of the future be killer robots, essentially? Recent comments from a US Army official might spark such concerns, given that he acknowledged the army is very much looking into the development and use of completely autonomous weapons that don't need human operators.

5 Days Ago   Companies like Apple and Samsung have blamed China in recent weeks as the reason for their respective smartphone sales slowdowns. More broadly, meanwhile, factors like steadily rising handset price tags -- with premium models starting at $1,000 and above -- as well as better all-around quality have led consumers to wait longer than ever to upgrade and increasingly hold on to their current models as good enough for now.

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