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Google’s latest AI experiment is an emoji scavenger hunt game

After bringing Where’s Waldo to Google Maps last month, Google is back with another fun time waster, this time based on AI and emoji.

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Google election ads verification requirements launch this week

Google has announced new election advertisement policies rolling out this week. The change follows the company’s promise last year to help make political ads more transparent. Initially, Google says it will require extra verification from the buyer when they attempt to buy an election ad in the US, among other things

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Ticketmaster hopes to speed up event access by scanning your face

Ticketmaster envisions a future wherein you no longer need either a physical or a digital ticket to get into a venue. Its parent company Live Nation, has announced that the ticket sales giant has teamed up with and invested in a face recognition comp...

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Wink just killed its Apple Watch app

Wink users relying on the smart home hub to control their automation from their Apple Watch look set to be frustrated, with the functionality being quietly retired. The company confirmed the news in an iOS app update released this afternoon

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John Cena’s animated comedy arrives on YouTube Red May 30th

YouTube Red's upcoming animated series Dallas & Robo is set to premiere on May 30th and it stars Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls) and pro wrestler -- now actor -- John Cena.

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NASA successfully launches Mars InSight lander

This early hours of Saturday morning saw NASA successfully send the Mars InSight lander on its way to the Red Planet. Just after 4:00 AM Pacific, the lander was launched atop a ULA Atlas V rocket from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, marking NASA’s first interplanetary mission to depart from the West Coast. The InSight lander will now … Continue reading

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GoDaddy takes down Richard Spencer’s alt-right website

GoDaddy has taken down the website AltRight.com over what it says were terms of service violations. The site, which was founded by white nationalist Richard Spencer, is still unavailable at this time. GoDaddy gave the site’s administrator 48 hours to transfer the domain to a different host, otherwise it will be lost.

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Apple will shut down Texture’s terrible Windows app

Apple bought Texture, the 'Netflix for magazines,' back in March as a clear bid to get in on an uncluttered media provider niche. The service gives subscribers unlimited access to a number of publications -- but now, you won't be able to use it on Wi...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz G 550 and AMG G63 first drive: leGendary

You pick up a few names in the space of forty years, but whether you call it the Mercedes Geländewagen, the G-Wagen or, its most modern moniker, the 2019 G-Class is still legendary in every sense, whether you’re on or off the road. Mercedes-Benz’s unwavering commitment – some might say obsession – to maintaining the G’s core essence is instrumental … Continue reading

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April’s CO2 levels had the highest average in recorded history

The most common greenhouse gas created by human activities, carbon dioxide, was measured at record levels last month. According to Scripps Institute of Oceanography, the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii measured the atmosphere’s average carbon dioxide concentration level at 410.31 parts per million last month.

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