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Russia is getting closer to banning Telegram

Today, the Russian government filed a lawsuit to limit the messaging app Telegram domestically, the latest move in an escalating battle between the two. Roskomnadzor, the Russian media regulator, claimed in court that Telegram was not in compliance w...

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Mark Zuckerberg will testify at a joint Senate hearing on April 10th

As details of the Cambridge Analytica scandal emerged, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was asked to testify before multiple Congressional committees as well as the UK Parliament. Earlier this week, the US House of Representatives confirmed that Zuckerbe...

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The C64 Mini review: Nostalgia’s not enough

Memory's a weird thing, isn't it? Your brain records every moment in your life, and locks it away forever. And then, suddenly, a sound, a smell, a piece of beige plastic can just send you tumbling back in time to a different time. Sat on the floor of...

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A new startup wants to launch a luxury space hotel into orbit

Companies like Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin are aiming to carry tourists into space within the next few years. But, if these tourists want more than just a flight (and they are able to pay the hefty fees that are sure to go along with such a reque...

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Apple brings RAW video editing to the masses with new FCP X update

Apple has unveiled a new video recording codec called ProRes RAW, a move that instantly makes the high-quality format more mainstream. The feature arrived with the latest version of Final Cut Pro (10.4.1), and Apple said that creators will be able to...

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Hyperloop TT's expansion continues with a Brazil tech center

From what sounded like a pretty crazy Elon Musk scheme, hyperloop transportation has been shaping up into a real system, over the last six months or so. After a slow start one of the two main players, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), has...

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SpaceX cut its latest Falcon 9 stream because it didn't get a license

SpaceX had to cut off the Iridium Next mission's live feed earlier than usual, and it might be because its Tesla stunt got a bit too much attention. The private space giant raised questions and fueled conspiracy theories when it suddenly stopped Falc...

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Facebook is struggling with the EU's stricter privacy laws

There's never an ideal time for your multi-billion dollar company to take center stage in one of the most high-profile privacy scandals ever seen, but for Mark Zuckerberg, the Cambridge Analytica fiasco couldn't have come at a worse point. As Europe...

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Facebook wiped Zuckerberg's conversations from people's inboxes

Facebook recently paid for full-page newspaper adverts claiming that it had a "responsibility to protect your information," adding that if it couldn't, it didn't "deserve it." It is, therefore, slightly unfortunate that just weeks later, the site has...

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The Morning After: Virgin Galactic and Fleetwood Mac

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's Friday, and we've got some bad news about the Mac Pro. If you need a pick me up, though, we have recommendations, including a neat VR animated short and a surprising result for Fleetwood Mac.

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YouTube's live TV service now streams in Firefox

YouTube TV debuted in a limited number of markets and could only be accessed through Chrome. The video-sharing platform is making it easier and easier to access, though: after launching it in additional locations and rolling it out to Apple TV, YouTu...

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