Amazon’s ‘The Tick’ trailer keeps the comic’s oddball humor

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It’s been over two decades since the idiosyncratic comic The Tick was successfully adapted into three seasons of a Saturday morning cartoon, but its first live-action TV version a few years later was tragically cancelled after nine episodes. Amazon d… Powered by WPeMatico

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Kevin Hart’s comedy streaming service launches August 3rd

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Last year, Lionsgate announced it would be launching a comedy streaming service helmed by Kevin Hart and today it gets a launch date. Laugh Out Loud will be available August 3rd with a slew of comedy shows lined up to air. Powered by WPeMatico

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Soylent sits alongside Slurpees at some 7-Elevens in LA

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Good news if you’re all about nutrition, but not a fan of actually eating while on the go: Soylent is now available at select 7-Eleven stores. The meal replacement substance was only sold on Amazon and the company’s own website prior to this, and CEO… Powered by WPeMatico

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Microsoft officially ends support for Windows Phone

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It’s official: for all intents and purposes, the Windows Phone era is over. Microsoft has ended support for Windows Phone 8.1 just over 3 years after its April 2014 debut. From now on, your WP8.1-toting device won’t get software updates or technical… Powered by WPeMatico

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Android stops glitchy apps by detecting your panicky presses

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If you can’t dismiss an app by pressing the “back” button, it may just be a glitch or crappy app, but it could also be something much worse. That’s why Google has quietly slipped in a new Android feature called “panic detection” that can preemptively… Powered by WPeMatico

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Microsoft wants to close the rural broadband gap by 2022

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It’s well known that the US has a pretty extreme broadband internet access gap. Around 34 million Americans don’t have it, including 39 percent of rural citizens and today, Microsoft’s president Brad Smith announced how his company plans to close tha… Powered by WPeMatico

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Trump sued for blocking users on Twitter

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The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University warned President Trump to stop blocking Twitter users. The freedom of speech organization sent the president a letter last month arguing that when Twitter is used by a President, it operates… Powered by WPeMatico

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Starz pads its streaming library with more kids' and Spanish options

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Starz is turning its attention to “underserved audiences” in the world of streaming video, adding a raft of children’s shows and Spanish-language programs to its $9-a-month streaming library. Bob the Builder and Thomas and Friends are among the fresh… Powered by WPeMatico

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China orders telecoms to block personal VPNs by February

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China declared that virtual private networks were illegal back at the start of the year, and now it’s giving telecoms no choice but to fall in line. Bloomberg sources understand that the government has told carriers to block individual access to VPNs… Powered by WPeMatico

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Experimental drug could restore memories after brain injury

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An experimental drug could have major implications for patients suffering from memory disabilities caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI). In tests, the drug known as ISRIB completely restored the ability to learn and remember in brain-injured mice -… Powered by WPeMatico

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