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Apple October 30 event confirmed: iPad Pro likely the focus

Apple’s next big event is on October 30, with the company confirming today that it will show us its latest wares in Brooklyn, New York. The event is expected to feature new iPad Pro models, though all Apple is saying for now is the tagline for the day is “There’s more in the making.” Still, iPad Pro is top of … Continue reading

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Apple is holding its iPad and Mac event on October 30th

Those rumors of Apple holding a second fall event were true. The company has announced plans for a special event on October 30th, and not at Apple Park -- this time, it's at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City. The teaser is cryptic apart...

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3.7-billion-year-old rock might not hold evidence of life after all

A few years back some scientists found an ancient rock in Greenland that was about 3.7 billion years old. This ancient rock had roughly triangular-shaped objects inside it that scientists originally thought were microbial fossils. Those structures led the scientists to proclaim that this rock had the oldest evidence of life ever discovered.

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Carving up London on the monster Mate X electric bike

Most electric-bike companies are pursuing designs nearly indistinguishable from their purely pedal-powered brethren. They're hiding batteries in slightly thicker frames or attaching them where a rider would normally store a water bottle

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2019 Nissan Titan and Titan XD priced up

Nissan has announced the official pricing on its 2019 Titan and Titan XD trucks, which are available to purchase now nationwide. The 2019 Titan starts at $30,390 for the Titan S Single Cab 4×2 and $32,670 for the Titan XD S Single Cab 4×2 gas truck. Buyers who want that Titan XD S single cab 4×2 with diesel power will … Continue reading

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Inside Facebook’s ‘war room’ is a battle for public trust

The internet has a misinformation problem. Symptoms include fake news, election interference, hate speech, trolling -- it goes by many names. It's become increasingly clear over the past few years that social media platforms should bear some responsi...

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Sony slashes a decade off its 100% US renewable energy deadline

Last month, Sony joined The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative, vowing to utilize 100-percent renewable energy globally by the year 2040. Now, about a month later, the company is back with a revised goal, one that cuts a full decade off its renewable energy deadline for US-based operations. The company now says it will be fully utilizing clean energy in the … Continue reading

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Spotify Premium redesign borrows one of Pandora’s best features

Spotify's been busy announcing a bunch of new features this week, including an app for Google's Wear OS and better direct uploads for artists -- and it's made some changes to Spotify Premium, too. Starting today, subscribers can enjoy streamlined nav...

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Facebook to reboot MTV’s “Real World” series for Watch platform

Facebook will be rebooting MTV’s Real World TV series for its Watch video platform, the company has confirmed. The show will be made available for streaming on Facebook Watch, where users around the world will be able to tune in for free. Facebook Watch was originally launched in just the US, but expanded to global users back in August.

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The Morning After: Can anyone trust Facebook?

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's time for OITNB to say goodbye, advertisers claim Facebook lied about its video stats for over a year and we're giving streaming games a try.

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