The 'Final Fantasy XV' mobile game is a mess, but at least it's free

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Mobile games can make a ton of money, with titles like Clash of Clans making billions of dollars for their respective developers. Square Enix has been active in mobile gaming with titles based on its own popular role-playing games, with original free… Powered by WPeMatico

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Despite internal struggle, Uber is still a very popular service

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It’s no secret that Uber is a bit of a mess right now and the subject of a number of different scandals. The company is recently CEO-less (and remains COO-, CFO-, and general counsel-less as well). It has lost a board member and fired 20 employees be… Powered by WPeMatico

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Nickelodeon is betting on amateur, kid-focused eSports

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Nickelodeon and a handful of other investors — including professional sports-team owners — have just thrown $15 million at Super League Gaming, an organization that holds amateur eSports tournaments in movie theaters across the US for kids, teens a… Powered by WPeMatico

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PBS will remain on the air in rural areas thanks to T-Mobile

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PBS announced today that T-Mobile has agreed to foot the bill for public broadcasting’s translators to move to new frequencies, which they’ll have to do in order to stay on the air after the FCC’s incentive auction. T-Mobile bid $8 billion and receiv… Powered by WPeMatico

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Google Play sale offers deep discounts on apps, movies and more

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A movie rental for a buck might be the only way I can justify watching the new Power Rangers reboot. Luckily, the Google Play store will let me do just that, with substantive discounts on movies, television shows, apps, games, books and music all wra… Powered by WPeMatico

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Canada says court order to pull Google results applies worldwide

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In 2012, Canadian manufacturer Equustek asked Google to remove search results relating to a court case against Datalink, a distributor of the former company’s network devices. While Google complied with the request, it only did so in Canada itself. T… Powered by WPeMatico

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DNC hires ex-Uber engineer as its chief technology officer

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The Democratic National Committee has selected ex-Twitter VP Raffi Krikorian as its chief technology officer. Krikorian was until recently the senior director of engineering at Uber’s Advanced Technologies Center, but left the company in February. Powered by WPeMatico

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Artistic AI paints portraits of people who aren't really there

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Mike Tyka paints the portraits of people who don’t exist. The subjects of his ephemeral artwork are not born from any brush. Rather, they are sculpted — roughly — from the digital imagination of his computer’s neural network. Powered by WPeMatico

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US hit by cyberattack that targeted Ukraine and Russia

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Yesterday, a number of Ukrainian and Russian companies and state agencies reported being hit by a cyberattack, the results of which ranged from flight delays at Boryspil airport to a shutdown of Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s automatic radiation mon… Powered by WPeMatico

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Revamped Twitch app streams live from your phone

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As useful as the Twitch mobile app can be, it still falls short of what you’re used to on the desktop, especially if you’re a broadcaster. Would you believe that you have to switch apps just to stream live? Thankfully, it’s shrinking that gap today…. Powered by WPeMatico

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