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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 …

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Before pre-orders open, an Xbox mic drop: Microsoft acquires Bethesda Softworks
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Before pre-orders open, an Xbox mic drop: Microsoft acquires Bethesda Softworks

If you were on the fence about which new video game console to pre-order, maybe this will push you over the edge. Microsoft is acquiring ZeniMax media in a $7.5 billion cash deal that brings Bethesda Softworks into the Xbox family. Even if you’re not familiar with Bethesda by name, …

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Save $100 on the newest MacBook Air
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Save $100 on the newest MacBook Air

TL;DR: Score the 2020 MacBook Air for as low as $899, a $100 savings as of Sept. 21.  If you’ve been seeing the loading circle on your Mac one too many times per day, this sale may be just the thing you need.  The newest model of the MacBook Air …

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Make K-Cups or a full carafe with a 2-sided Keurig coffee maker
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Make K-Cups or a full carafe with a 2-sided Keurig coffee maker

TL;DR: Give yourself coffee options (the best kind of options) with the Keurig K-Duo Essentials coffee maker, which is on sale at Walmart for $79.99, a $20 savings as of September 21.  Maybe you’re making coffee for just yourself, or maybe you’re making coffee for a group. Maybe you want …

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You’ll soon be able to dance like BTS in ‘Fortnite’
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You’ll soon be able to dance like BTS in ‘Fortnite’

If you’re one of the millions of BTS fans, clear your schedule this Friday night. Fortnite is hosting a Party Royale event featuring the world premiere of a new, “Dynamite” choreography music video.You’ll be able to dance along in the Party Royale wi… Continue Reading…

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Amazon's Sidewalk neighborhood WiFi will work with Echo and Tile devices
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Amazon’s Sidewalk neighborhood WiFi will work with Echo and Tile devices

Last fall, Amazon announced Sidewalk, a way to keep low-power, low-bandwidth IoT devices connected even when they’re far from your WiFi router. Today, Amazon revealed a few new details, including the addition of Echo and Tile devices. The company pla… Continue Reading…

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NBC's Peacock is finally live on Roku after tense negotiations
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NBC’s Peacock is finally live on Roku after tense negotiations

When NBC Universal’s streaming service Peacock launched on July 15th, it was available to just about every bit of streaming hardware out there — except Roku devices. That changes today. After prolonged negotiations, and even a bit of public acrimony… Continue Reading…

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Facebook is testing a tool to let users claim image rights
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Facebook is testing a tool to let users claim image rights

Facebook is testing a new way to let users claim ownership of images and issue takedown requests if they wish, The Verge reports. Today, Facebook revealed Rights Manager for Images, a tool that gives creators the ability to track and moderate where t… Continue Reading…

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Xbox Game Pass has more than 15 million subscribers
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Xbox Game Pass has more than 15 million subscribers

Tucked away in its blockbuster announcement that it’s buying Bethesda Softworks, id Software and Arkane Studios parent company ZeniMax Media, Microsoft revealed that Xbox Game Pass now has more than 15 million subscribers. That means it has added mor… Continue Reading…

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Nikola’s chairman steps down, stock crashes following allegations of fraud
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Nikola’s chairman steps down, stock crashes following allegations of fraud

Update: News is breaking that Trevor Milton, Nikola Corp founder and former Executive Chairman, was arrested by the DOJ and FIB at Sky Harbor Airport, in Phoenix, AZ, this morning. Nikola Corp. founder and Executive Chairman Trevor Milton is stepping down from the electric truck company effective immediately. This comes …

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