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Google I/O 2018 keynote livestream: How to watch, what to expect

It’s the first day of Google I/O 2018, and if you’re looking for the livestream of the big opening keynote, we’ve got you covered. Each year, Google brings together developers, press, and its own engineers and other employees for a run-down of what’s new and special in the cloud, on Android, in autonomous vehicles, and more. This year, we’re expecting … Continue reading

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Google Flutter ready to be the mobile SDK to rule them all

As lucrative as mobile apps may be, developing them can be a bit of a drain. That’s especially true when you’re trying to target all audiences, including iOS, Android, and maybe even more. In an attempt to get a lead on mobile app development, Google last year introduced Flutter, its cross-platform native mobile app development framework for Android and iOS.

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Pro photo storage site SmugMug buys Flickr

Long before Minecraft exploded from a development tool to a game purchased by Microsoft for billions of dollars, there was Flickr. The photo-sharing started in 2004 based on tools built for a never-released MMO before being purchased by Yahoo (now a...

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Embedding a tweet could violate copyright

If you've ever embedded a tweet on your blog, that could be a copyright violation, according to a New York federal court ruling. Numerous sites, including Time, Yahoo (which is part of Oath, Engadget's parent company), Vox and Breitbart published sto...

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Bitcoin aims for eBay and Wikipedia

News of eBay’s switch from Paypal sent both stocks reeling at the tail end of January 2018 – now there’s word that eBay’s new partner might be their key to Bitcoin.

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Australia Virtual Power Plant is a grid of Tesla solar homes

Solar energy is no longer just an experiment, thanks to companies, like Tesla, that are pushing for its mass commoditization.

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Oculus Go devkit leak looks promising, 1,000+ content available

Has the VR market plateaued already so quickly? The hype may have been dialed down a bit, if CES 2018 was any indication, but that’s probably because the industry is going through a bit of a transition

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Yahoo Aviate Android launcher is the latest acquisition casualty

Yahoo seems to have a reverse Midas touch. Instead of turning things it touches into gold, the former Internet giant turns them into dust, intentionally or not. Perhaps except for Tumblr, at least for now.

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2017’s worst passwords will leave you horrified

We’re less than two weeks out from the start of 2018, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to look back at some of the worst passwords of the year. This year was particularly bad for online security, with many companies reporting breaches that left customer data exposed. Of course, we also have the Yahoo breaches that were … Continue reading

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AOL Instant Messenger is officially dead

After more than 20 years, AOL Instant Messenger is officially dead.

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