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Waze adds built-in audio player to spice up your commute

You won't have to use Google Maps if you want a built-in music player to accompany Google's navigation tools. In the wake of a Spotify tie-in last year, Waze has released beta versions of its Android and iOS apps with a native audio player that supp...

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House Republicans seek answers from Apple and Alphabet on privacy issues

In the wake of last week's Google scandal around third-party apps accessing user information, top Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent letters to both Alphabet and Apple. The top Republican leaders asked Alphabet CEO Lar...

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The New Alexander McQueen Documentary Resurfaces the Details of His Tragic Death

Image Source: Bleecker Street / Ann Ray Warning: some graphic details about Alexander McQueen's death are described below. In 2018, Alexander McQueen remains one of the most brilliant fashion designers to have ever lived. That's why it comes as no surprise that his story is being revisited, once again, in a new documentary

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California Senate passes net neutrality bill

California just edged closer to establishing its own net neutrality law in the wake of the FCC's decision to kill federal measures. The state Senate has passed a bill that would not only institute rules like those the FCC implemented in 2015, but wo...

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Uber hires NTSB veteran to advise its safety efforts

Uber is ready to rethink its safety approach in the wake of its fatal self-driving car crash. The ridesharing firm told Reuters it has hired former NTSB Chairman Chris Hart as an advisor on its broader safety efforts alongside a "top-to-bottom" revi...

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IKEA’s first Bluetooth speakers don’t need assembly

IKEA's team-up with Sonos might not bear fruit until 2019, but that doesn't mean you'll have to go without distinctly Swedish speakers in the meantime -- in the wake of launches in Sweden and mainland Europe, the furniture giant has brought its inaug...

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Facebook is making it easier to delete your data

In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, Facebook is reminding folks to check on their privacy settings for the social network.

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Uber’s self-driving policies, tech face questions after fatal crash

In the wake of a fatal crash where one of Uber's self-driving SUVs struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona, a New York Times report has dug into the company's program and found it's significantly trailing the competition. Specifically, while the fo...

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Overwatch League team releases player over hateful speech

Overwatch League player Felix "xQc" Lengyel has been suspended twice for using both homophobic and racist slurs, and he's now bowing out entirely. Dallas Fuel and Lengyel have announced that they've "mutually agreed to part ways" in the wake of his...

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YouTube moderators inadvertently removed right-wing channels

YouTube's crackdown on conspiracy theories in the wake of the Parkland mass shooting has had some unintended casualties.

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