YouTube puts human content moderators back to work
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YouTube puts human content moderators back to work

The humans are tagging in. YouTube is re-assigning the work of content moderation to more actual humans, Neal Mohan, YouTube’s chief product officer, told the Financial Times. At the start of the pandemic, YouTube had to reduce the staff and workload of in-office human moderators. So rather relying on that …

How smartwatches could go from luxury accessory to ubiquitous necessity
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How smartwatches could go from luxury accessory to ubiquitous necessity

Mashable’s series Tech in 2025 explores how the challenges of today will dramatically change the near future.  Over the past five years, smartwatches have gone from a futuristic novelty to a flashy product on the roster of nearly every major phone maker as well as other tech and fashion companies. …

TikTok, Oracle confirm broad strokes of a deal to avert U.S. app ban
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TikTok, Oracle confirm broad strokes of a deal to avert U.S. app ban

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Ramy Youssef's Emmy loss tweet deserves its own award
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Ramy Youssef’s Emmy loss tweet deserves its own award

The 2020 Emmy Awards are all virtual for safety reasons, but that didn’t stop the Television Academy from sending interns to nominees’ homes to deliver them a winning statuette at a moment’s notice. That’s a cute idea in theory, but what about the nominees who don’t win? Luckily, we didn’t …

How to watch the Emmys online, and what's different in the midst of our pandemic
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How to watch the Emmys online, and what’s different in the midst of our pandemic

The (awards) show apparently must go on.  Somehow, even during a global pandemic, the Emmys are happening on Sunday night. The awardsshow celebrating the best in television is scheduled to start at 8:00 p.m. ET.  But don’t worry, it won’t be violating any social distancing guidelines. The event, hosted by …

Man redesigns iPhone home screen in the style of MS Paint, with glorious results
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Man redesigns iPhone home screen in the style of MS Paint, with glorious results

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Jennifer Aniston's Emmys party was a surprise mini 'Friends' reunion
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Jennifer Aniston’s Emmys party was a surprise mini ‘Friends’ reunion

They might not be in a magical rent-controlled apartment any more, and the HBO Max reunion might be on hold thanks to the pandeimc — but the lady Friends are all still up for the odd shenanigan. After heading home from helping host Jimmy Kimmel kick off the Emmys, nominee …

Apple's smallest new iPhone will be called iPhone 12 mini, leaker claims
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Apple’s smallest new iPhone will be called iPhone 12 mini, leaker claims

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Ellen DeGeneres addresses workplace allegations in 'Ellen' monologue: 'I take that very seriously'
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Ellen DeGeneres addresses workplace allegations in ‘Ellen’ monologue: ‘I take that very seriously’

Ellen is back for Season 18, but not without significant shakeups in the wake of toxic workplace allegations over the summer. Host Ellen DeGeneres addressed the allegations directly as promised in her first monologue of the season, in front of a virtual audience. “I learned that things happened here that …

'The Mandalorian' Polaroid camera puts Baby Yoda in the corner...of your photos
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‘The Mandalorian’ Polaroid camera puts Baby Yoda in the corner…of your photos

Nobody puts Baby Yoda in the corner — except Polaroid just did. Ahead of the launch of the much-anticipated second season of Star Wars series The Mandalorian on Disney+, the instant camera makers have released a limited edition of their newest snapper.  In collaboration with Lucasfilm, Polaroid redesigned its latest …