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Elon Musk makes nice with the farting unicorn artist

It sure seems like the saga of Elon Musk and The Farting Unicorn™ is reaching a satisfactory conclusion, clearing up Musk’s plate to continue feuding with rescuers of children stranded in caves or journalists or whoever else is on deck.  SEE ALSO: Elon Musk’s muskiest moments of 2018, so far ...

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These could be the last charging cables you ever buy — and they're on sale

Standard issue charging cables are, as a whole, undependable. SEE ALSO: A bento box-inspired accessory case keeps cords organized on the go Not only are they prone to breakage, but they juice up your phone for an unnecessarily long time. The best thing to do is to choose a cable ...

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How to learn coding online at a rock-bottom price

Your foray into coding doesn’t have to start and end with the basic HTML you inadvertently learned while you were sprucing up your MySpace and Neopets profile way back when. Needless to say, coding isn’t just about creating swanky banners and changing font colors. If you truly commit to learning ...

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Twitter CEO responds to mountains of criticism from The New York Times

The New York Times is calling out Twitter and Twitter’s CEO has some thoughts. New York Times journalist Maggie Haberman wrote about why she’s taking a break from Twitter on Friday, including a laundry list of reasonable examples explaining why the app has become an unbearable experience for her and ...

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The Moto Z3 Play is the midrange phone to buy… if the OnePlus 6 isn't an option

Moto Z3 Play $499.99 View Product The Good Premium glass and metal design • Great display • Clean • near stock Android • Comes with battery Moto Mod (U.S.) The Bad So-so battery life • Average cameras • No headphone jack • Fingerprint sensor’s weird for lefties The Bottom Line ...

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Facebook confirms it's building an internet satellite

It looks like Facebook is indeed building an internet satellite.  The social network is working on a new satellite project that will provide broadband internet connections to “unserved and underserved areas,” according to FCC documents uncovered by Wired. SEE ALSO: The call to break up Facebook’s ‘monopoly’ is getting louder ...

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Another effort in the fight against fake news: WhatsApp tries to stop messages from going viral

WhatsApp is taking its most dramatic step yet to cut down on fake news. The app is testing a new feature that places limits on how many times a single message can be forwarded, WhatsApp announced Thursday. The update comes as Facebook scrambles to fight the messaging app’s fake news ...

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Facebook suspends yet another analytics company

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Facebook allows a third-party analytics company access to user data, conducts poor oversight of said company, and then is caught flat-footed when asked about the situation by a journalist.  Yeah, it’s happened again. And no, you’re not crazy for getting that Cambridge ...

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Uber drivers can get unemployment benefits, rules New York State

Uber drivers just won a major legal battle against their employer. Following a huge win last year when the New York Department of Labor ruled all ride-sharing drivers are considered employees, the Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board last week decided that they could begin filing for unemployment benefits. This is a ...

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Here’s how malicious Android apps are sneaking malware onto your phone

If you’ve ever wondered why those pesky pop-ups are showing up on your Android phone, you may be shocked to learn that it could be infected with malware — and it might have came through the official Google Play Store. As Bleeping Computer points out in a new report, malicious ...

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