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Facebook aims to power its operations with renewable energy by 2021

Facebook announced today that it plans to power its global operations entirely with renewable energy by the end of 2020. It also committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent within that same timeframe. "We bring an open and innova...

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Facebook lifts its ban on crypotcurrency ads

At the end of January, Facebook banned any advertisements promoting cryptocurrencies because they are "frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices," the company wrote in a blog post. Now the platform has softened its posi...

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iPhone 3GS comes back from the dead in South Korea

Have you ever wished you could relive the experience of owning a classic smartphone? You can, if you live in South Korea

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BMW’s wireless car charging pad arrives this summer

The notion of wirelessly charging your car is no longer a distant prospect... if you have the right ride. Car has heard that BMW will start producing an inductive charging pad for the 530e plug-in hybrid in July, with a release by the end of the sum...

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Elon Musk: Tesla Model 3 dual-motor ordering opens next week

In a sign that Tesla's Model 3 production continues to improve, CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company will enable ordering of dual-motor versions of the sedan at the end of next week. Customers waiting for a Model 3 in performance or all-wheel-drive...

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Vine’s rapturous return has been delayed indefinitely

When Twitter shut down Vine in early 2017, the internet mourned what had become a haven for bizarre and unexpectedly sublime content. But by the end of the year, hope returned when its cofounder Dom Hofmann tweeted a simple but unmistakable Vine 2.0...

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‘Fortnite’ update delivers destruction, new areas and meme emotes

Fortnite Season Four is here, and Epic Games has delivered in a big way.

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After exposing secret military bases, Strava restricts data visibility

At the end of January, an analyist discovered that location data from the fitness app Strava was exposing US military bases. Publicly-available heatmaps were revealing details about the military's installations abroad, which riled up both privacy exp...

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Barclaycard wants you to dine and dash legally

Barclaycard is testing a new payment service that could mean the end to waiting for your bill at a restaurant. It's called Dine & Dash, but in this version, dashing doesn't mean skipping out on your tab. Instead, with this service, restaurant-goe...

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Sony Music chairman leaves to form Apple partnership

Apple's music exec connections may extend beyond the likes of Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre. Variety sources have claimed that Sony Music chairman Doug Morris is leaving the publisher at the end of March to help run a new label, 12 Tone, that will have a...

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