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After Math: Life imitating art imitating life

Between the political theater and unreal earnings reports, this has been a surreal week for the ages.

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Uber, Google, Facebook: Your experiments have gone too far

It was 2014, around the time when Travis Kalanick referred to Uber as his chick-magnet "Boober" in a GQ article, that I'd realized congestion in San Francisco had gone insane.

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After Math: Hello Darkness, my old friend

Well, this week lasted years. While we weren't being bludgeoned by the cantankerous Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, we were learning about how 50 million Facebook users had their accounts hacked, that Elon Musk is being sued by the SEC for his Twitt...

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After Math: Score one for the good guys

Oh what a week it's been. Apple is now valued at one trillion dollars, the NES Classic is still selling like hotcakes, one plucky hacker garnered a seven figure income from a single ransomeware attack, and whackadoodle conspiracy peddler Alex Jones w...

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The first ‘blockchain baby’ is here

When you read the news that they put a baby on the blockchain, your reaction makes you one of two types of people. Either you think, Mon dieu, is there anything the magical fairy dust known as blockchain can't solve? Or you think: Surely, this is chi...

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After Math: Stay cool

It's been a sweltering week with much of the country swaddled in a record-setting heat wave but that hasn't slowed the tech industry. Netflix is reportedly considering a new HDR-enabled pricing tier for its service, a pair of people were awarded $5 m...

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UK politicians push for FOSTA SESTA-style sex censorship

If you're familiar with the phrase "that's a terrible idea, let's do it" then you might be one of the British MPs who think that the UK should do its own version of FOSTA-SESTA. That's exactly what Labour MP Sarah Champion has done by leading a debat...

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Ask Engadget: Is Instagram creeping on my kid?

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac...

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After Math: The golden age of streaming

We're winding down a freaky week of bad omens, unconvincing congressional testimony and sterling new streaming services.

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After Math: The week of living dangerously

It was a chaotic week in the tech world, even before the YouTube HQ shooting.

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