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The Latest Twitter Update Tries To Address Doxxing

Doxxing, and the death threats and swatting that almost invariably follow, is one of the nastiest tools of internet trolls worldwide. Twitter is on the front lines of the online abuse problem, but thus far they've been fighting a fairly pathetic losing battle . The company's latest update hopes to turn that around

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NVIDIA HairWorks shown off in Far Cry 4

This week the folks behind development for Far Cry 4 have made a point to show off the wilder aspects of their environment Kyrat.

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Pebble and Windows phones: a tale of what could have been

Pebble's new stab at another Kickstarter, this time for the sleeker, more colorful Pebble Time, has renewed interest in one of the pioneers of smartwatches. While Pebble supports both Android and iOS, one of the few smartwatches to do so, it leaves out a portion of the mobile world out in the cold

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Uber partners with Starwood Hotels to give riders points

Uber, riding a wave of relative quiet after ample troubles in the recent past, has been busy rolling out perks and announcing positive things for users, and the newest to be revealed is a partnership with Starwood Hotels. Under this partnership, users who take a ride with Uber will earn Starpoints that'll be available for use with future stays at … Continue reading

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Chrome has ‘Distill’ mode, like ‘Reader’ for Safari

One of the bright spots in Safari is the reader mode. Though you might not do a ton of reading via the browser, the ability to cut through the fog of advertising is handy at times. It’s a simple cleaning up process that makes a world of difference.

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All The Ways Apple Will Probably Mess Up Its Car

Much as Apple's successes are celebrated in breathless blog posts and barely believable earnings reports, it still screws up as much as any company. Maps.

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IDC: 2014 was the year of Android

You probably already knew, but the severity of it might surprise you. According to IDC, who track smartphone sales and shipments (among other things), Android and iOS have teamed up to take over mobile in a big way

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Android Lollipop update hitting budget phones before yours

Google has announced that over-the-air (OTA) updates to Android 5.0 Lollipop will commence soon for Android One users.

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Apple Stores reportedly getting ‘concierge’ service for Genius Bar

When you stroll into an Apple Store, you know you’re going to get the help you need.

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Nexus 6 hits Amazon, Moto E may come to Verizon

In the market for a new Android handset? Would you like it to be a Motorola device

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