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Enter for a chance to win consoles, smartwatches, and more in the 2018 Ars Charity Drive

Enter for a chance to win consoles, smartwatches, and more in the 2018 Ars Charity Drive

2 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge It's once again that special time of year when we give you a chance to do well by doing good. That's right-it's time for the 2018 edition of our annual Charity...
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How Facebook sneakily uses IP data & more for targeted ads, even if users disable all location settings

How Facebook sneakily uses IP data & more for targeted ads, even if users disable all location settings

7 hours ago   |   9to5Mac   |   2 articles

Facebook has a storied history of privacy concerns, especially as privacy relates to advertising. Today, Aleksandra Korolova, a University of Southern California computer...
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Facebook Uses IP Address and Other Info to Deliver Location-Based Ads Even When Location Options are Disabled

Facebook Uses IP Address and Other Info to Deliver Location-Based Ads Even When Location Options are Disabled

8 hours ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   2 articles

If you've noticed Facebook continuing to deliver location-based ads even with all location services disabled, you're not alone, and that's because Facebook continues to use...
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Satechi launches elegant USB Type-C Aluminum Monitor Stand Hub for Apple iMac

11 hours ago   |   Beta News   |   2 articles

Apple's iMac computers are elegant and powerful. The all-in-one macOS desktop computers are used by both home users and professionals alike. In fact, last year, the company...
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Trend Micro labels free HolaVPN as unsafe

Trend Micro labels free HolaVPN as unsafe

12 hours ago   |   Tech Radar

New research from Trend Micro has shed light on the fact that the free VPN software HolaVPN and its sister service Luminati pose a significant security risk to users. The...
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Satechi's $90 USB-C monitor stand adds functionality and style to your iMac

Satechi's $90 USB-C monitor stand adds functionality and style to your iMac

15 hours ago   |   iMore   |   3 articles

Be more productive. Sometimes you have to sacrifice a little ease-of-use for the sake of style. Like those really nice boots that hurt your feet. When it comes to computers...
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Arm Announces Cortex-A65AE for Automotive: First SMT CPU Core

Arm Announces Cortex-A65AE for Automotive: First SMT CPU Core

15 hours ago   |   Anand Tech   |   2 articles

Back in September, Arm had announced the new Cortex A76AE CPU with focus on automotive applications. Today, Arm adds to its portfolio by formally announcing a next gen...
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Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS comes to Dell Precision 5530 and 3530 mobile workstations

17 hours ago   |   Beta News

While many people and companies are jumping on the Linux bandwagon these days, it is important to remember that Dell has long been a proponent of the open source kernel. It has...
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How computers got shockingly good at recognizing images

How computers got shockingly good at recognizing images

18 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Right now, I can open up Google Photos, type "beach," and see my photos from various beaches I've visited over the last decade. I never went through my photos and...
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The best USB Type-C flash drives made for Android smartphones and tablets

The best USB Type-C flash drives made for Android smartphones and tablets

21 hours ago   |   Phone Arena

USB flash drives are awesome, we hope you'll agree with that. They are cheap, tiny, lightweight, and very useful for moving files across computers. The USB flash drives we have...
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Report offers more info on Facebook's data sharing w/ over 150 companies...

Report offers more info on Facebook's data sharing w/ over 150 companies, Apple denies involvement

The New York Times is out today with a bombshell report covering how Facebook gave some of the “world's largest technology companies more intrusive access to users' personal... Read more ...

HTC executive says the company will try to gain market share and turn a...

HTC executive says the company will try to gain market share and turn a profit in 2019

HTC has been out of the smartphone conversation for some time, possibly going back to 2014's HTC One with its dual camera setup and unique design. But since then, the company... Read more ...

Hisense is bringing Android and AI smarts to its 2019 TV range

Hisense is bringing Android and AI smarts to its 2019 TV range

Hisense has announced that it will unveil the next evolution of its VIDAA smart TV platform at CES 2019 next month, promising to take full advantage of artificial intelligence... Read more ...

Google's deleted millions of fake reviews from the Play Store in the past week

Google's deleted millions of fake reviews from the Play Store in the past week

There's no doubt that online reviews hold some serious weight when it comes to the likes of promoting apps and other software, and with this power comes the obligatory... Read more ...

Qualcomm slams Apple's response to iPhone ban in China, says it should be...

Qualcomm slams Apple's response to iPhone ban in China, says it should be ‘taking a bite out of sales'

After criticizing Apple in a statement yesterday for its response to China's injunction against certain iPhone models, Qualcomm continues its PR circuit today. Speaking to... Read more ...

Huawei P20, P20 Pro and Mate 10 Pro Android Pie rollout starts in Europe

Huawei P20, P20 Pro and Mate 10 Pro Android Pie rollout starts in Europe

The Huawei P20 and P20 Pro After initially launching the Android 9 Pie beta program way back in September, today Huawei has finally begun rolling out the final version of its... Read more ...

November 2018 NPD: Nintendo Switch outsells everything

November 2018 NPD: Nintendo Switch outsells everything

Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 all sold more than 1.3 million systems in November. That's the first time that has happened for these devices. Read more ...

How to Use Quickdrawer & Google Now at the Same Time in Action Launcher

How to Use Quickdrawer & Google Now at the Same Time in Action Launcher

As highlighted in our article on how to enable Google Now in Action Launcher, doing so takes away the Quickdrawer. This effectively ruins one of the more beneficial features of... Read more ...

Snapchat's “Year End Story” feature goes live, here is how to use it

Snapchat's “Year End Story” feature goes live, here is how to use it

As we're nearing the end of the year, many on-going services offer their customers the chance to see a short recap of their most important moment happening throughout the year... Read more ...

193: Assistant NBA voting, Chrome 72 beta, Twitter stories | 9to5Google Daily

193: Assistant NBA voting, Chrome 72 beta, Twitter stories | 9to5Google Daily

Today we've got some Google Assistant and Google Home stories, Chrome 72 beta, and a couple of Twitter stories - one of which is particularly amusing. 9to5Google Daily is... Read more ...