Norway forced Tinder to change how it uses customer data

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If you actually read the terms and conditions or end-user license agreement before you click the “agree” button, raise your hand. Okay, stop being funny, we know that you actually didn’t and you aren’t going to score any brownie points with us. In No… Powered by WPeMatico

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Dear Donald Trump: 'Clean coal' doesn't exist

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“Clean coal” is an oxymoron. Even if you took a hunk of coal, doused it in bleach and scrubbed it for six hours with a soapy horsehair brush, it would still cause lung cancer and fill the air with carbon emissions when you burned it. Anyone who says… Powered by WPeMatico

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Spotify's latest show is basically 'Carpool Karaoke'

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Apple already locked down a season’s worth of James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke, but Spotify isn’t letting that stop it from developing a similar show of its own. The streaming service announced this week and it teamed up with Russell Simmons on Traffic… Powered by WPeMatico

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'Destiny 2' brings the interstellar MMO grind to PC in September

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Destiny 2 will hit PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 8th, much to the delight of wannabe space hunters worldwide. The original Destiny was console-only, leaving PC players in the lurch, but pre-orders for the sequel went live today and conf… Powered by WPeMatico

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Samsung's 'unbox your phone' event gave us a phone that's still a box

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Before Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S8 to the world, it teased the audience with a device that would break the conventions of the traditional smartphone. The event’s pre-roll animation showed an enormous 1980s brick phone morphing into a 1990s-era fli… Powered by WPeMatico

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Horror MMO 'The Secret World' returns and this time it's free

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While horror MMO The Secret World never quite became the next World of Warcraft, its unique supernatural vibe made it a cult hit among MMO fans. The game’s publisher, Funcom, plans to relaunch the game as a free-to-play “shared-world action RPG,” no… Powered by WPeMatico

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Blue Origin offers a look inside its tourist rocket's capsule

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Blue Origin has given you plenty of glimpses of the outside of its tourism-oriented New Shepard rocket, but what about the inside — you know, the place where you’ll spend all of your time? You now have an idea of what to expect. Jeff Bezos’ spacef… Powered by WPeMatico

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Xbox One's faster, simpler interface is available to everyone

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After no small amount of hype, the Xbox One’s big spring software refresh is finally rolling out to everyone. The March update centers around a redesigned interface that’s designed for speed above all else. It’s quicker to perform more than a few tas… Powered by WPeMatico

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Does anyone actually want to use a phone as a desktop?

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Samsung is entering an increasingly crowded club with its new Dex dock, which turns the Galaxy S8 into a pseudo-desktop replacement. It’s an idea most recently pushed by Microsoft with Windows Continuum (as seen in HP’s Elite X3 and the Lumia 950), b… Powered by WPeMatico

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Uber plans to ditch Denmark over new taxi laws

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Uber likes to think of itself as an enabler of small business, a connector of independent contractors with people who need a ride. Unfortunately for the San Francisco-based company, many places around the world disagree. The company’s latest setback… Powered by WPeMatico

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