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Why 'Mortal Kombat's ending brings the heat for Johnny Cage and villain Sub-Zero (spoilers!)
Sun, 09 May 2021 21:09:14 +0000
Action star Johnny Cage didn't go MIA in "Mortal Kombat" after all. Plus, all about Sub-Zero star Joe Taslim's finale breakdown. Spoilers ahead!
FCC offers new COVID discount: Apply to save $50 on your monthly broadband internet bill
Wed, 12 May 2021 10:01:24 +0000
The Federal Communications Commission will begin taking applications for the COVID-19 relief program to help pay for Americans' broadband bills.
A lesson in pop culture iconography as Pac-Man turns 40
Thu, 21 May 2020 23:18:23 +0000
See why Pac-Man gained and retained its popularity seen in movies like "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," "Pixels" and "Ready Player One."
'Twelve Minutes,' a video game mystery in miniature that repeats until you find the solution
Tue, 11 May 2021 19:47:48 +0000
"Twelve Minutes," a video game due later this year on Xbox and PC, is a thriller with voice acting from James McAvoy, Daisy Ridley and Willem Dafoe.
Facebook winning war on COVID-19 vaccine lies, hoaxes and conspiracies. Twitter and TikTok? Not so much, report says
Mon, 10 May 2021 00:29:37 +0000
With the exception of Facebook, major social media platforms are losing the war against COVID-19 vaccine likes, conspiracies and hoaxes, report says.
Apple to invest $45 million Corning, makers of glass tech for iPhone 12
Tue, 11 May 2021 18:13:22 +0000
Apple announced it will award $45 million to Corning, a manufacturing company which makes a special glass for use on the iPhone 12.
Talking Tech: Facebook's Oversight Board upholds Trump ban, but nixes indefinite suspensions
Sat, 08 May 2021 13:06:23 +0000
Big tech news this week includes the Facebook Oversight Board upholding a ban on President Trump, Bill & Melinda Gates' divorce, and a Peloton recall.
Tue, 04 May 2021 23:43:59 +0000
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CES 2021: Masks, robots and more smart products unveiled this year
Mon, 18 Jan 2021 15:32:00 +0000
The products showcased during CES 2021 were influenced by the new normal of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus: Stressed, depressed, and feeling bad? You're not alone: Where to get free help online
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 18:47:57 +0000
As sheltering in place stretches into weeks for many, anxiety, isolation, stress and cabin fever are common. There's free mental health help online.
Nix Facebook's plan to create Instagram for kids, state attorneys general urge CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Tue, 11 May 2021 01:18:38 +0000
Attorneys general in 40 states, D.C. and 3 territories want Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to halt plans for Instagram for kids, calling it "dangerous."
Tesla competitors air electric vehicle ads during Elon Musk 'Saturday Night Live'
Sun, 09 May 2021 13:18:01 +0000
Lucid, Ford and Volkswagen aired electric car ads during Tesla CEO Elon Musk's "Saturday Night Live" episode.
Are you the forgetful type? Here are 5 ways tech can help find your phone, keys, parked car, or pet
Mon, 10 May 2021 18:56:41 +0000
Whether you need to find your phone, TV remote or parked car -- or are trying to find your lost dog, these products can ease your forgetful mind.
'Twelve Minutes,' upcoming video game thriller that takes time to untangle
Tue, 11 May 2021 15:52:58 +0000
'Twelve Minutes' video game director Luis Antonio provides a preview an interactive thriller about a man trapped in a time loop.
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Home video shows driver entering front door before deadly Tesla crash, NTSB says
Tue, 11 May 2021 00:10:19 +0000
A fire that erupted after a Tesla crash that killed two people in the Houston area in April destroyed the vehicle's data recorder.
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Google adding YouTube TV access to YouTube app 'over next few days,' as Roku standoff continues
Fri, 07 May 2021 20:19:13 +0000
As YouTube and Roku continue their standoff involving a deal to return the YouTube TV app to the Roku app store, YouTube is gaining access to YouTube.
At just $20, the Wyze Watch redefines the budget smartwatch
Fri, 07 May 2021 17:17:33 +0000
The Wyze Watch offers long battery life and basic fitness and sleep tracking for an unbelievable price, but don't expect an Apple Watch experience.
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Tue, 04 May 2021 23:41:23 +0000
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Android users join the conversation: Clubhouse expands beyond Apple users in the US
Sun, 09 May 2021 21:54:37 +0000
Clubhouse is finally allowing U.S. Android users to join and chat away on the popular invite-only social audio app.
How to delete your Facebook account
Fri, 07 May 2021 20:22:14 +0000
How to quit Facebook and some things to keep in mind before you do.
'The bar is low for the social media industry': Top platforms are unsafe for LGBTQ community, new report says
Tue, 11 May 2021 17:43:04 +0000
GLAAD's social media index report said the top platforms won't use tools to stop harassment, making them "effectively unsafe" for the LGBTQ community.
Resident Evil Village: Lady Dimitrescu, scaring up new characters and the franchise's 25th anniversary
Fri, 07 May 2021 22:21:12 +0000
On Friday, Capcom released Resident Evil Village, the eighth flagship title as the franchise celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
Starlink satellites streak across Washington state night sky in train formation
Sat, 08 May 2021 15:05:43 +0000
SpaceX said 60 satellites were launched on Tuesday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Mother of cyberbullied teen sues Snap, other apps after son takes own life
Tue, 11 May 2021 22:57:02 +0000
The parent company of Snapchat and two messaging apps face a lawsuit after a teen who was cyberbullied took his own life.
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Tue, 04 May 2021 23:42:19 +0000
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Virtual reality for military veterans: T-Mobile teams with Honor Flight Network, VR to bring memorials to war vets
Tue, 11 May 2021 23:55:44 +0000
For Military Appreciation Month, T-Mobile and Honor Flight Network are bringing VR versions of national war memorials to veterans who cannot travel.
Biden announces Uber, Lyft partnership providing free rides to COVID-19 vaccination sites through July 4
Tue, 11 May 2021 20:44:39 +0000
Biden announced efforts to encourage Americans to get vaccinated to meet his goal of 70% of the adult population getting at least one shot by July 4.
PS5 console restock? Sony reportedly warns PlayStation 5 supply could stay tight through next year
Tue, 11 May 2021 22:23:08 +0000
Sony warned analysts its popular video game console will remain under tight supply constraints through 2022, said a report from Bloomberg.
Elon Musk explains Dogecoin on SNL: Is it 'the future' or 'a hustle'?
Sun, 09 May 2021 13:19:31 +0000
Did Elon Musk mention Dogecoin on SNL? In a "Saturday Night Live" sketch, the Tesla CEO jokingly tried to explain the perplexing cryptocurrency.