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Venmo instant transfer suddenly stops working

The mobile payment system just got a little bit interesting. Just a while ago, Google announced the ability to send or request for payment, via Google Pay of course, using Google Assistant. This direct peer-to-peer payment has been one of the key features of certain mobile payment systems, including PayPal’s Venmo

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PUBG SteelSeries accessories revealed

SteelSeries PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) accessories were announced today in a real power move by both companies. This accessory release will basically plant PUBG branding and imagery on already-nice SteelSeries devices and peripherals of many sorts, but it’s going to be super neat. This is one part of the one-year Anniversary Celebration of PUBG, with both companies giving away a bunch … Continue reading

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Monster Hunter World’s first big update introduces Deviljho, numerous improvements

Monster Hunter World becoming Capcom’s most successful game ever means the game is seeing a lot of players right now. And these players are in for a treat this week as the developer has released its first major update for the game, one that’s significantly bigger than the exclusive armor tie-ins we’ve seen so far. The free update, available now … Continue reading

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Nest Cam IQ owners are getting a free wall mount

Nest is giving Nest Cam IQ indoor camera early-adopters a free wall mount, filling in one of the more commonly complained-about omissions in the box. The more intelligent version of Nest’s indoor security camera, the Nest Cam IQ out-performed its predecessor in just about every way, aside from one: it didn’t come with a wall mount. Indeed, Nest’s original suggestion … Continue reading

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Tumblr discloses 84 state-sponsored propaganda accounts

Tumblr has revealed that its platform was used for state-sponsored disinformation campaigns, making it the latest among multiple online social platforms to discover propaganda accounts.

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Forget coins, Church of England now accepts Apple Pay and Google Pay

The Church of England just got a big tech upgrade. To make donation easier (or perhaps just to target youth who don’t carry physical money), the religious entity has launched support for Apple Pay and Google Pay, enabling parishioners to make payments or donate using their smartphone.

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Craigslist closes personal ads over trafficking bill

Craigslist has unexpectedly closed its personal ads sections, after the US Senators passed H.R. 1865, the sex trafficking bill. The bill introduces new penalties – including fines and prison terms of up to ten years – for websites which “unlawfully promote and facilitate” sex work, in addition to “unlawful sex acts with sex trafficking victims.” As Craigslist points out, the … Continue reading

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Best Android launchers to make your mobile life easier and snazzier

One of the best things about Android has always been its openness to customization, best exemplified by the staggering number of app launcher and home screen replacements in the Google Play Store.

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2018 Hyundai Tucson Sport gets 2.4L four making 181hp

Hyundai has announced that the Tucson Sport will get a new engine for the 2018 model year. The car will use a four-cylinder GDI engine that makes 181hp and 175 lb-ft of torque. Hyundai says that the power output of the engine gives the Tucson Sport an edge over competitors the Toyota RAV4 and the Nissan Rogue

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Android phones to ape Apple TrueDepth 3D sensors next year

The market has long been aware of what Apple might launch with the iPhone X and yet it seems that it has caught Android manufacturers unprepared to fight back.

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