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How Amazon is opening tiny stores, adding local language descriptors, and accepting cash payments to target the 800M people living outside India’s big cities (Eric Bellman/Wall Street Journal)

December 31, 2018 at 02:02PM How Amazon is opening tiny stores, adding local language descriptors, and accepting cash payments to target the 800M people living…

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Early internet pioneer Larry Roberts dies at 81

December 31, 2018 at 01:45PM Early internet pioneer Larry Roberts dies at 81 Via History of Computers The internet has lost one of its early…

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In a formerly undisclosed memo from March, a top FTC enforcement official said Facebook wasn’t at fault for Cambridge Analytica’s abuses; FTC says probe ongoing (New York Times)

December 31, 2018 at 01:13PM In a formerly undisclosed memo from March, a top FTC enforcement official said Facebook wasn’t at fault for Cambridge Analytica’s…

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AI image processing for computer vision, facial recognition, image generation, and other applications saw marked improvements in 2018 (Andrew Tarantola/Engadget)

December 31, 2018 at 01:05PM AI image processing for computer vision, facial recognition, image generation, and other applications saw marked improvements in 2018 (Andrew Tarantola/Engadget)…

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Lawrence Roberts, who helped design the Arpanet and oversaw its implementation in 1969, dies at 81 (Katie Hafner/New York Times)

December 31, 2018 at 01:05PM Lawrence Roberts, who helped design the Arpanet and oversaw its implementation in 1969, dies at 81 (Katie Hafner/New York Times)…

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Investors and entrepreneurs need to address the mental health crisis in startups

December 31, 2018 at 12:47PM Investors and entrepreneurs need to address the mental health crisis in startups Jake Chapman Contributor Jake Chapman is a managing…

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Inside digital music piracy and sharing in the 2000s via P2P networks like Napster, LimeWire, Gnutella, as well as IRC and internet music service Audiogalaxy (Abhimanyu Ghoshal/The Next Web)

December 31, 2018 at 12:30PM Inside digital music piracy and sharing in the 2000s via P2P networks like Napster, LimeWire, Gnutella, as well as IRC…

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Every Game Kotaku Splitscreen Played In 2018, Part Two

December 31, 2018 at 12:27PM Every Game Kotaku Splitscreen Played In 2018, Part Two It is now time for part two of Kotaku Splitscreen’s Game…

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AT&T portable battery will charge both your Apple Watch and iPhone

December 31, 2018 at 12:15PM AT&T portable battery will charge both your Apple Watch and iPhone AT&T/FCC Apple’s AirPower charging mat may be a no-show,…

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‘Super Blood Wolf Moon,’ Bird Box, and Apple’s Rotten Future: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

December 31, 2018 at 12:15PM ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon,’ Bird Box, and Apple’s Rotten Future: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Image: Pixbay, Netflix, Vijesh K…

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This USB Battery Pack Also Has An AC Outlet, and It’s Never Been Cheaper

December 31, 2018 at 11:33AM This USB Battery Pack Also Has An AC Outlet, and It’s Never Been Cheaper Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals…

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RBC Capital Markets: 41% of US consumers now own a smart speaker, compared to 21.5% in 2017; the growth was mostly driven by Alexa and Google Home devices (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

December 31, 2018 at 11:33AM RBC Capital Markets: 41% of US consumers now own a smart speaker, compared to 21.5% in 2017; the growth was…

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Tesla wants more employees to participate in Autopilot Hardware 3 testing

December 31, 2018 at 11:18AM Tesla wants more employees to participate in Autopilot Hardware 3 testing Tesla CEO Elon Musk is calling for more employees…

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Amazon Is Reportedly Planning to Expand Whole Foods Because of Course It Is

December 31, 2018 at 11:03AM Amazon Is Reportedly Planning to Expand Whole Foods Because of Course It Is In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, Amazon Prime…

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Austria plans its own tax for tech giants like Apple and Google

December 31, 2018 at 10:39AM Austria plans its own tax for tech giants like Apple and Google AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda France isn’t the only European…

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How Booking Holdings, formerly Priceline, is betting on China’s online travel market with partnerships and more than $2B in investments in Chinese companies (Stella Yifan Xie/Wall Street Journal)

December 31, 2018 at 10:22AM How Booking Holdings, formerly Priceline, is betting on China’s online travel market with partnerships and more than $2B in investments…

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Atlus debuts teaser for ‘Persona 5 R’ for PlayStation 4, promises more in March

December 31, 2018 at 10:21AM Atlus debuts teaser for ‘Persona 5 R’ for PlayStation 4, promises more in March Atlus has rolled out a trailer…

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How to print from an Android smartphone or tablet

December 31, 2018 at 10:21AM How to print from an Android smartphone or tablet Printers may be on the way out given the rise of…

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Flash drives, cleaning supplies, and more are discounted today

December 31, 2018 at 10:13AM Flash drives, cleaning supplies, and more are discounted today Whether you’re looking for new tech gear or household items, we’ve…

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Netflix says over 45 million accounts watched Bird Box — here’s what that means

December 31, 2018 at 10:12AM Netflix says over 45 million accounts watched Bird Box — here’s what that means Netflix announced on December 28 that…

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