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AMC Stubs A-List subscriptions launch to challenge MoviePass

It isn’t exactly a secret that AMC isn’t very fond of what MoviePass has been trying to do since launching its $9.95 subscription service last month. The feud between the two companies has even caused MoviePass to leave some AMC theaters unsupported, but today, AMC is biting back by launching a subscription service of its own

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‘Westworld: The Maze’ is a choose-your-own-adventure Alexa game

Consider yourself a Westworld superfan?

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2019 Honda Insight first drive: 55mpg without the hybrid hype

Sometimes you just have to grow up and, when it comes to hybrid cars, you’ll struggle to find a better example of that than the 2019 Honda Insight. The third generation of vehicle to bear the Insight name, Honda’s latest gas-electric option consciously avoids an ostentatious display of its green credentials, in favor of something that uses hybrid tech as … Continue reading

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Facebook is placing autoplay video ads inside Messenger

Facebook previously admitted that it's running out of places for ads in the News Feed, which doesn't sound good for a company making billions of dollars from them. To solve that issue, the social network turned to its other apps and properties -- las...

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Disney seeks competitors for Nintendo Switch Showdown contest

Disney is getting in on the growing popularity of televised gaming competitions with its own contest. The company is seeking families who want to compete in its Nintendo Switch Family Showdown, a competition where four families will travel to Los Angeles and spend one day battling it out. The competition will be aired on Disney XD and the Disney Channel … Continue reading

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Slow San Andreas Fault movements may trigger big California earthquakes

A new study warns that slow movements on the San Andreas fault line could trigger bigger earthquakes. The research was detailed in a newly published study out of Arizona State University, where a pair of geophysicists found that so-called “slow earthquake” activity can result in larger — and potentially destructive — earthquakes

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Privacy browser Brave pays ‘crypto tokens’ for watching its ads

Ad-blocking browser Brave is getting ready to test its Basic Attention Token (BAT) platform, which has been designed to reward users for looking at adverts.

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The Morning After: Another all-screen phone

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. In case you needed another sign that we're at the height of this console cycle, Sony is rolling out a greatest hits lineup for the PS4.

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iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, macOS 10.14 beta 2: here’s what’s new

Inching closer to its massive Fall rollout, Apple released the second developer beta of all of its four operating systems. Of course, most of the new features have already been revealed at WWDC earlier this month so there are few surprises here, if any. That said, it’s still reassuring to see those promised features come to life and hopefully remain … Continue reading

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Uber will pay drivers in some cities to use electric cars

Uber would like its drivers to go electric, but it knows that practical realities like high prices and hours of charging time make that difficult. Its solution?

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