• Here’s IGTV: Instagram’s vertical answer to YouTube
Here’s IGTV: Instagram’s vertical answer to YouTube

The Facebook-owned social network on Wednesday announced IGTV , a new long-form video platform that will allow certain users to post videos up to an hour long . Once opened, the bottom of the app shows a number of videos that are trending, and has tabs that let you view videos from your followers as well. IGTV aims for users to watch it j...

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  • Inside Nintendo’s
Inside Nintendo’s "perfect" method for detecting online Switch piracy

But on a SKU basis, which means a single console package or bundle, the Nintendo Switch 32 GB Neon system was still the best-seller in both unit and dollar sales. The size of that ecosystem would utterly dwarf PlayStation's 80 million-strong install base, potentially reaching hundreds of millions (or more) people.

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  • NY Times strikes Trump aide's voice from podcast at request
NY Times strikes Trump aide's voice from podcast at request

What triggered the latest controversy surrounding the microblogging site is a story titled "Here's Stephen Miller's Cell Phone Number, If You Need It" published by Gizmodo Media Group-owned news and opinion site Splinter . Twitter has been dogged for years by its inability to effectively curb harassment on its platform and for allowing bad acto...

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  • What the Supreme Court sales tax ruling means for New Yorkers
What the Supreme Court sales tax ruling means for New Yorkers

Louisiana is beefing up its efforts to collect taxes on purchases made from out-of-state in... Now, rivals will be charging sales tax where they hadn't before. Officials say that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that retailers must collect sales tax from buyers in other states could mean more than $200 million a year to IL.

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  • Instagram announces IGTV - a new app for watching long-form videos
Instagram announces IGTV - a new app for watching long-form videos

Instagram's platform is also reaching a huge milestone today: 1 billion users. Systrom said Wednesday that Instagram now has 1 billion monthly users, and the Pew Research Center recently reported that 72% of United States teenagers say they use Instagram .

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  • ‘Money’ Is Why Sony Is Blocking Crossplay, Says Former SOE President
‘Money’ Is Why Sony Is Blocking Crossplay, Says Former SOE President

Fortnite , which just arrived on Switch last week, supports cross-play between consoles, including Xbox One and Switch. It isn't holding back with the first round of PlayStation Hits titles either, as it features a few that many PS4 players would consider to be must-own titles.

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  • Supreme court rules states can collect sales tax from online retailers
Supreme court rules states can collect sales tax from online retailers

In response to the ruling, the stocks of several internet retailers, including Amazon, eBay and Wayfair, all dropped. North Dakota that restricts states from collecting sales tax from retailers without a physical presence in those states.

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  • Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube
Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

Mr Systrom said: "Since our launch in 2010, we've watched with amazement as the community has flourished and grown". "This is a major accomplishment". "Teens may be watching less TV, but they're watching more creators online", explained Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom, who added that Instagram users consumed 60% more video over the previous year.

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  • This iPhone X Killer Sports a Wild Motorized Camera
This iPhone X Killer Sports a Wild Motorized Camera

The notch on the iPhone X is home to its speaker, front-facing camera , and all the clever sensors that enable Touch ID. Sans a notch, the Find X has a screen :body ratio of 93.8 percent, and the back is made of glass. Oppo has also followed in the footsteps of Huawei and LG's flagships by offering AI Scene recognition for photographs whi...

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  • Android Messages for web is rolling out, bringing RCS everywhere
Android Messages for web is rolling out, bringing RCS everywhere

Google is rolling out the promised web client for Android Messages. If you have a modern Android phone with Google's default SMS and RCS app , you now finally have messaging continuity between your phone and your computer (s). Google has also announced four other new features in the Messages app. There's also a Smart Reply feature, with su...

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  • You Can No Longer Book Uber Rides Within Google Maps
You Can No Longer Book Uber Rides Within Google Maps

Last year, Google introduced a feature in its navigation app - Google Maps - using which the users were able to book a ride with Uber easily. That button will take you directly to the Uber app if you have it installed on your mobile device.

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  • Apple’s iPhone will speed up 911 location info for first responders
Apple’s iPhone will speed up 911 location info for first responders

It states that "user data can not be used for any non-emergency goal and only the responding 911 center will have access to the user's location during an emergency call". Apple will also use tools developed by the company RapidSOS to quickly share that data with 911 call centres. 'This is part of the phone's Operating System - users do not need...

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  • OnePlus 6 Early Access Sale on Amazon at 12 PM
OnePlus 6 Early Access Sale on Amazon at 12 PM

The result is a sleek device that looks smart in each of three colour finishes, but also sits nicely in the hand. "If you want the best of the best, you can purchase Android phones that edge out the OnePlus 6 in one regard or another, but it's hard to beat a phone that's as powerful as a Galaxy S9 , yet almost $200 cheaper".

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  • Steve Bannon defends Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' border policy
Steve Bannon defends Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' border policy

She also echoed an argument made by President Donald Trump that it's in the hands of Congress to make the change. "The administration shows no sign of backing down from its policy of separating children from their parents despite powerful new condemnation from faith leaders", Tom Jawetz, vice president for immigration policy at progressive ...

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  • Samsung Announces Second-Generation Chromebook Plus
Samsung Announces Second-Generation Chromebook Plus

When the keyboard is flipped, it can serve as its rear camera . Last year's model had a 12.3-inch 3:2 aspect ratio 2400×1600 pixel resolution display but it has been swapped on the V2 for a 12.2-inch 16:10 aspect ratio 1920×1080 pixel resolution display.

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  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate runs in 60FPS
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate runs in 60FPS

The latest iteration of this platform-based multiplayer, in which players whittle away one another's stamina and end up punting one another out of an arena like an all-star baseball pro at batting practice, will include every character used throughout Super Smash Bros .

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  • Apple is updating iOS to lock out police iPhone hacking tools
Apple is updating iOS to lock out police iPhone hacking tools

This means that users can still charge their phones , but will not be able to continue to transfer data to and from their device until they enter the passcode. One of the most widespead is a device called GrayKey , sold by a company called Grayshift , that appears to bypass the screen-locking timeout by plugging into the Lightning ports of two...

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  • Standing ovation for Tim Cook’s innovation?
Standing ovation for Tim Cook’s innovation?

Apple Park has a massive 100,000 square feet fitness centre for Apple employees besides having parklands that offer two miles of walking and running space. "The new cancer", according to Tim cook, it is a disease of the XXI century, when all the work while sitting completely still. The campus includes fruit trees and on-campus "Cafe Macs" cafete...

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  • Aston Martin Rapide AMR revealed
Aston Martin Rapide AMR revealed

The auto comes with carbon ceramic brakes as standard with four-piston calipers and revised suspension. Unless the global market suddenly falls back in love with sedan cars, this "hardcore" Rapide AMR is likely to be one of Aston's last examples of a four-door fastback until the Rapide retires in 2020 to be replaced by the DBX crossover.

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Leaks - Improved Storage, RAM and Better Battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Leaks - Improved Storage, RAM and Better Battery

Last year's Galaxy Note 8 . At one point, the battery was tipped to be only 3,850mAh , while today's news indicates that the new device will be a technical powerhouse . One last tidbit to ponder over is that GalaxyClub believes that the Galaxy Note 9 will feature a faster wireless charger with an input rating of 12 volts and 2.1 amperes.

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