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Twitter says its algorithms amplify the ‘political right’ New! 2021-10-21 16:58:59Twitter said in April that it was undertaking a new effort to study algorithmic fairness on its platform and whether its algorithms contribute to &ldq

Regulator orders Apple, Google to hand over app New! 2021-10-21 16:40:05American tech heavyweights are facing yet more scrutiny of their payment practices. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has ordered Amazon, Apple

Amazon workers in New York City are building New! 2021-10-21 15:38:14Amazon may soon face a second unionization effort in less than a year. Per The New York Times, hourly workers at the company’s JFK8 fulfillment

Razer's smart RGB face mask is now available New! 2021-10-21 15:30:32It took the better part of a year, but Razer's smart face mask is finally available. You can buy the Zephyr either by itself for $100 or a $150 Start

AMD and Microsoft issue fixes for Ryzen CPU New! 2021-10-21 15:04:39Shortly after Microsoft released Windows 11 earlier this month, AMD warned that the OS could slow down apps on systems with Ryzen processors. The chip

Razer’s $399 Enki is better than most office New! 2021-10-21 14:00:19In the past decade we’ve seen the tag “gamer” used increasingly as a lifestyle sales pitch. Sure, you can buy gaming headsets and ga

'Among Us' will hit Xbox and PlayStation on New! 2021-10-21 13:43:38Innersloth has been promisingfor months that it will bring Among Us to Xbox and PlayStation sometime this year. Sure enough, the Mafia-style social de

Google will make it easier to separate your New! 2021-10-21 13:35:41Google plans to bring Android’s work profile feature to more devices. If you’re not familiar with the tool, it separates your work and per

Twitter buys a chat app to boost DMs New! 2021-10-21 13:20:41Twitter is willing to spend to bolster direct messaging. CNBCnotes Twitter has acquired the chat app Sphere for an unspecified amount. Engineering VP

Google cuts Play Store fees for subscriptions and New! 2021-10-21 13:09:08Google is cutting Play Store service fees for more developers. The company currently charges a 30 percent commission for the first 12 months of a recu

Google is redesigning its smart home Developer Center New! 2021-10-21 13:00:49At I/O 2021, Google reiterated its commitment to Matter with a handful of smart home-related Nest and Android updates. If you need a refresher, Matter

Google starts licensing Stadia tech to other companies New! 2021-10-21 12:09:13When Google shut down its internal Stadia game development studios earlier this year, Stadia general manager Phil Harrison said the company planned to

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Microsoft prepares another major Windows update… for Windows New! 2021-10-21 14:11:09The Windows 10 November Update, or 21H2, is now available to download.

Razer’s new Kraken gaming headsets bring controller-like vibrations New! 2021-10-21 14:00:12Razer is combining adjustable haptic feedback with its best proprietary audio drivers.

Google Stadia’s salvaged future as a back-end cloud New! 2021-10-21 13:05:36After its consumer flop, Google wants to license Stadia tech to companies.

Drop Signature Series Islay Night hands-on: A $349, 2021-10-20 15:03:47Holy Panda switches, tall, scooped keycaps result in custom look without the DIY work.

Google ships Android 12 for the Pixel 3 2021-10-20 13:36:09The source code has been out all month, but updates are finally hitting devices.

Amazon’s Android apps come to the latest Windows 2021-10-20 13:18:55Android app support has higher system requirements than Windows 11 itself.

Klipsch Cinema 1200 impressions: Powerful, junior-sized Atmos—with compromises 2021-10-20 12:39:095.1.4 in a reasonable package: Great sound reproduction stymied by usability issues.

Supply chain woes lead to a “temporary” Raspberry 2021-10-20 11:15:57Raspberry Pi 3B+ production is also being "deprioritized."

The new MacBook Pro seems to have an 2021-10-19 15:14:40120 Hz 4K monitors aren't the norm today, but they probably will be later.

Shipping times for Apple’s $19 Polishing Cloth slip 2021-10-19 14:45:19Delays may drive people to buy inferior third-party polishing products.

The Pixel 6 is official—and it’s $300 cheaper 2021-10-19 13:00:48The Pixel 6 has a killer price, a new camera, and the Google Tensor SoC.

The “Google Silicon” team gives us a tour 2021-10-19 13:00:15Learn more about the Google Tensor from the people that designed it.

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How Downdetector Has Become Go-To Site for Online 2021-10-06 07:22:51Downdetector, which uses crowdsourcing to track outages, recognized Facebook’s problems were dramatically different than a typical outage...&ldq

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J2 Global Completes Four Acquisitions and a Divestiture 2021-10-05 07:24:17J2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), announced today that it completed four acquisitions and a divestiture in the third quarter of 2021. The post J2 Global

Humble Bundle has raised $200 million for charity 2021-10-01 11:47:27“Today, we’re excited to announce that since that very first bundle in 2010, tens of millions of you have now helped raise a total of $200

RetailMeNot’s Annual Retail Holiday, Cash Back Day, Returns 2021-09-30 16:27:06"RetailMeNot wants to reward people for getting their shopping done early by giving them cash back during one of the biggest savings events of the ye

Moz Releases New Tool and New Metric to 2021-09-29 16:16:30"True Competitor allows you to see who you're really competing with in the online space, spot new competitors, and understand the full complexity of

Spiceworks Ziff Davis Annual 2022 State of IT 2021-09-28 08:42:06“Businesses expect corporate revenues and IT budgets to rise significantly in 2022, following cuts to spending on non-essential projects during

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WIRED

The Best Theragun (and Other Great Massage Guns) 2021-10-19 09:00:00Therabody’s percussive therapy devices help soothe achy muscles. Here’s our guide to its lineup—and some cheaper alternatives.

How to Back Up Your Android Phone 2021-10-19 07:00:00Do your future self a favor and back up that smartphone before it’s too late.

Apple Finally Remembered What Makes Laptops Great 2021-10-18 18:04:54To build a MacBook Pro for the future, the company has gone back to what worked in the past.

Everything Apple Announced Today—Including a New MacBook Pro 2021-10-18 14:45:11Say hello to machines with plenty of ports, MagSafe charging, and a refreshed pair of AirPods.

Down With Dongles! Apple Brings Back the MacBook 2021-10-18 14:20:41With the return of MagSafe charging, HDMI, and an SD card slot, you should finally be able to connect things to the latest MacBooks.

21 Great Wireless Chargers to Refuel Your Phone 2021-10-18 09:00:00Stop fumbling for cables in the dark. These WIRED-tested stands and pads will take the hassle out of recharging your iPhone or Android phone.

The Dell XPS 15’s OLED Screen Lets You 2021-10-18 08:00:00The upgraded OLED screen and faster processors turn Dell’s latest 15-inch laptop into a portable, video-editing powerhouse.

Just Switched to iPhone? Here Are 8 Tips 2021-10-18 07:00:00Welcome to the Dark Side. We have Memoji.

The 10 Best TVs We've Tested (and Helpful 2021-10-17 10:00:00From LCDs to fancy OLED models, these are our favorite televisions at every price point.

How to Stop Action Movies From Blasting Your 2021-10-17 09:00:00If the explosions are too loud but the dialog is too quiet, try these simple fixes.

Need a Cheap Laptop? These Are Our Favorites 2021-10-17 09:00:00You don't have to spend a fortune to get a good notebook.

How to Watch Apple’s October 18 Event—and What 2021-10-17 07:00:00The "Unleashed" virtual showcase will likely focus on new MacBooks.