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Google experiments with dark mode for Chrome on phones

It took Google quite some time to get on board with the idea of adding a dark mode to its apps and platforms, but it's definitely looking like the tech giant has gone all in. 9to5Google has discovered that Chrome 73 beta for Android comes with a nigh...

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Tumblr reportedly pulled from App Store over child exploitation

When Tumblr for iOS suddenly vanished from the App Store a few days ago, neither the social network nor Apple issued an explanation for it. According to Download.com, though, the tech giant removed the app because some images depicting child sexual a...

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Google’s Home Max premium speaker launches in the UK

Google's most expensive speaker option is finally available in the US. It's certainly taking the tech giant some time to release Home Max in markets outside North America, but it's at least making its way to more places around the globe -- it also ar...

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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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Amazon and Microsoft back campaign against California privacy act

Amazon, Microsoft and even Uber have joined Google and other tech titans in actively opposing the California Consumer Privacy Act. As The Verge saw in the state's disclosure records, the three giants contributed a significant amount of money to a cam...

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Google’s Files Go storage management app lands in China

Most of Google's products are still banned in China, but the tech giant has slowly been introducing (and re-introducing) some of its offerings in the country. Its latest release is a China-specific version of Files Go -- the Android storage managemen...

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After Math: ‘Musked’ opportunities

It was a week of near misses and closer hits than the tech industry probably would have wanted. Amazon's Alexa "accidentally" recorded more than a few customers' private conversations, Apple's iPhones turned out to be bendier than anticipated, and th...

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Innovative wheelchair design isn’t for all wheelchair users

You'll often see positive news stories coming out of the tech press involving robotics projects that are designed to help people with mobility issues. Exoskeletons, like Toyota's WelWalk, ReWalk, and Ekso Bionics' eponymous walking frame, help people...

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First season of Apple’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ will be free on its TV app

Apple's Carpool Karaoke: The Series was apparently enough of a hit to greenlight a second season, which will also only be available to subscribers of its Music service. But to hype its next episodes, the tech titan is releasing the entire first seaso...

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Apple will shutter its last Watch-exclusive store in May

On May 13th, the last Apple Watch-exclusive store will close its doors.

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