Twitter adds more mute options to help filter out abuse

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Twitter has added a few new options to its filter settings. Now you’ll be able to disable notifications from accounts that you don’t follow that are new, or don’t follow you or just accounts you don’t follow altogether. These additions follow a handf… Powered by WPeMatico

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People won't stop stealing this company's rentable umbrellas

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Sharing E Umbrella, a Chinese startup that allows people to share umbrellas as they would bicycles has run into some early problems with its business model: specifically, people don’t bother to return the items once they are out of the rain. Accordin… Powered by WPeMatico

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Cheddar is the new home of crowd-controlled StockStream

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Watching other people play video games is a big business. At any time, you can hop on Twitch and see gamers take on Demon’s Souls, Pokemon, and even Sudoku. It’s not all video games, either, with Let’s Robot and Instapainting exploring internet-contr… Powered by WPeMatico

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Honda bets on luxury over range with the electric Clarity

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In 1998 Honda introduced the first hybrid to North American roads. The Insight looked like a futuristic CRX and should have heralded the automaker as a leader in the green-car space along with Toyota and its Prius. Except it didn’t. The Prius took of… Powered by WPeMatico

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Trump talked to Putin about creating a 'Cyber Security unit'

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Yes, you’re reading that headline correctly. In the wake of a meeting at the G20 summit, President Trump has revealed that he talked to Russian President Vladimir Putin about creating an “impenetrable Cyber Security unit” that would protect against “… Powered by WPeMatico

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After Math: Bigger and better

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It was a bumper week for big ideas. Jay-Z’s latest album went platinum in under a week, despite it only existing in the ethers of the internet. RED (of high-end camera fame) revealed that it’s working on a “holographic” cellphone. And Tesla is going… Powered by WPeMatico

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Intel made a VR tie-in for Christopher Nolan's 'Dunkirk'

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Movie and TV tie-in books and games are a thing of the past — these days, it’s all about virtual reality. Fox made one to go with The Martian and HBO created a VR Castle Black to promote Game of Thrones. We even got to explore Westworld’s and The Ma… Powered by WPeMatico

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Web gets built-in copy protection hooks with a few key flaws

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Like it or not, the web is getting some built-in padlocks. The World Wide Web Consortium has decided to publish Encrypted Media Extensions, a standard for hooking copy protection into web-based streaming video, without making significant changes to… Powered by WPeMatico

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Recommended Reading: Rebooting a hero in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Is One of the Best Superhero Movies in Years Christopher Orr, The Atlantic Well folks, the time has come. The team-up between Sony and Marvel for the third different take on Spider-Man debuted this week. So far, the review… Powered by WPeMatico

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Alexa notifies you when Amazon has shipped your package

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You can add one more device to the pile of gadgets vying for your attention, now that Amazon has switched Alexa’s notifications on. The e-commerce titan first revealed that visual notifications were coming to its speakers on its developer site back i… Powered by WPeMatico

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