Mozilla project exposes YouTube's recommendation 'bubbles'
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Mozilla project exposes YouTube’s recommendation ‘bubbles’

We’ve all seen social media posts from our climate change-denying cousin or ultra-liberal college friend, and have wondered how they came to certain conclusions. Mozilla’s new project, “TheirTube,” is offering a glance at theoretical YouTube homepage… Continue Reading…

Oppo's 65W AirVOOC takes just 30 minutes to wirelessly charge a phone
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Oppo’s 65W AirVOOC takes just 30 minutes to wirelessly charge a phone

It’s only been three months since Oppo started offering its 40W “AirVOOC” wireless charging tech on its Reno Ace 2, but today, the company is already teasing a faster, more powerful 65W upgrade. With the same 4,000mAh dual-cell battery, Oppo claims t… Continue Reading…

Nissan unveils its $40,000 electric Ariya crossover
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Nissan unveils its $40,000 electric Ariya crossover

After pushing EVs for years with its sensible-but-limited Leaf, Nissan took another step into electrified vehicles by unveiling its Ariya. With sharp looks that stay close to last year’s concept vehicle, the large crossover promises 0-60 MPH in under… Continue Reading…

Hyperion's hydrogen-powered supercar launches in August
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Hyperion’s hydrogen-powered supercar launches in August

Hyperion Motors has been working on a supercar project for years, and according to a teaser video, we’ll meet the hydrogen-powered XP-1 next month. In January, Autoblog noted that the company would show off its vehicle at the New York Auto Show, but… Continue Reading…

US government drops online class restrictions for international students
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US government drops online class restrictions for international students

The Trump administration has backpedaled on a policy that would have forced international college students to leave the US if their fall courseload was entirely online. A federal judge in Boston announced that the Department of Homeland Security has… Continue Reading…

Spotify expands to Russia and 12 other countries in eastern Europe
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Spotify expands to Russia and 12 other countries in eastern Europe

Spotify is expanding to 13 additional markets. Starting today, music fans in Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia and Ukraine can check out the platform…. Continue Reading…

Microsoft is patching a dangerous Windows DNS Server exploit
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Microsoft is patching a dangerous Windows DNS Server exploit

Security researchers have discovered a serious flaw in Windows’ Domain Name System software that users must patch immediately. Sagi Tzaik from Check Point found a way to run malicious code which can be used to hijack websites, intercept emails, steal… Continue Reading…

Massachusetts sues Uber and Lyft for identifying drivers as contractors
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Massachusetts sues Uber and Lyft for identifying drivers as contractors

Following similar efforts in California over how ride-hailing drivers are classified, Massachusetts is suing Uber and Lyft for treating their drivers as independent contractors. State Attorney General Maura Healey contends that the ride-hailing compa… Continue Reading…

Google expands Play Pass to nine countries beyond the US
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Google expands Play Pass to nine countries beyond the US

Almost a year after Google introduced Play Pass on Android, it’s expanding the game and app subscription service outside of the US. It’ll be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Spain and the United Kingdom th… Continue Reading…

Apple's base 16-inch MacBook Pro is $400 off at Amazon
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Apple’s base 16-inch MacBook Pro is $400 off at Amazon

For the first time in about a month, Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro is back on sale at Amazon. Now you can save $400 on the base MacBook Pro, which brings the final price to $1,999.99. These models are discounted by $300 by default right now, but there’… Continue Reading…