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Spotify reaches 75M paying users, creep toward profit

If you take a peek at Spotify’s newest news release, you’d be forgiven for thinking everything is rosy. There they suggested they’d reached 75M Premium Subscribers and 170M Monthly Active Users. That’s no small feat

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Romaine lettuce E. coli update: 121 infections and one death

The Centers for Disease Control posted its latest update on the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, revealing that one person has died as a result since the late April update.

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Battlefield 1 DLC They Shall Not Pass goes free for a short time

Though Battlefield 1 has been around for a little over a year-and-a-half now, it’s still going strong. Most of Battlefield 1‘s regular players likely already have all of the DLC DICE has released, but if you recently bought the base game and have yet to dive into its extra content, then good news: Battlefield 1‘s first DLC pack has gone … Continue reading

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Samsung Gear S4 LTE coming to the US, eventually

By now, almost all of the major smartphone makers have bowed out of the smartwatch market, perhaps except for Huawei and Samsung. The latter, however, seems to be in an odd position. After having implemented and admittedly ingenious rotating bezel control in the Gear S2, Samsung seems to have slowed down its pace

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PlayStation Now finally adds first PS2 titles for streaming

Once upon a time, it seemed that the future of gaming would be in streaming. Not live streaming game playthroughs but actually streaming the contents of the game and sending back input from console to server

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Bluesmart shuts down: Why, when, and your warranty

Late last year, many major airlines decided to ban smart bags that use non-removable lithium ion batteries. While there are some exceptions to that rule – for instance, you can still check a bag with a removable battery (as long as you remove the battery first) – it was clear that this would have an adverse effect on many smart … Continue reading

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Computer scientists discover longest line you can sail without hitting land

An argument that started on Reddit years ago has finally been settled.

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Mercedes-Benz drops home battery effort over high costs

In November 2016, Daimler formed a new subsidiary called Mercedes-Benz Energy Americas, one that would take on Tesla Powerwall with the maker’s own home battery products. The market had high hopes for Daimler’s efforts, citing the Mercedes brand’s recognition and the maker’s existing global presence to potentially upheave the residential power storage industry. However, things haven’t gone as planned and … Continue reading

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Stardew Valley’s big multiplayer update beta is here: How to get it

Today is a good day for anyone who loves Stardew Valley. At long last, the game’s highly-anticipated multiplayer update has entered beta, meaning that we’re hopefully just a short time away from its official release on PC. You don’t have to wait until multiplayer ships with a patch for the live game to play it, however – as this is … Continue reading

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Sonos smart home theater speaker with HDMI appears at FCC

Documents newly surfaced at the FCC indicate Sonos is preparing to launch a new smart speaker product for the home theater market. The smart speaker has the model number S14 and features an HDMI port, at least based on the FCC filing, instead of the optical output found on the maker’s other home theater products. The filing was spotted by … Continue reading

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