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Cities jockey for position as Jeff Bezos launches search for second Amazon.com HQ
Digital Trends
Who out there would like Amazon.com's headquarters in their city? Or, we should say, Amazon's SECOND headquarters. According to the Seattle Times, Jeff Bezos and company are looking to drop something like $5 billion dollars on a second HQ that Bezos ...

Digital Trends
Data breach at Equifax credit reporting agency threatens 143 million Americans
Digital Trends
Hackers have stolen sensitive data from Equifax, a major credit reporting agency. A free identify theft protection service is being offered to those effected. Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies and thus possessing a massive cache of ...

TechCrunch
High-end iPhone to ship after standard models
TechCrunch
Apple is preparing to announce a new series of iPhone at an event next week. Two models are on tap and TechCrunch has learned from trusted sources the more expensive, fancier version will ship at a later time. It's unclear how long will separate the ...

The Verge
HTC opens up the U11's squeeze gimmick to user customizations
The Verge
HTC's U11 is one of our favorite phones of the year, owing to its fine balance of performance, battery life, design, and camera capabilities. The one truly unique thing that HTC added to it, though — the Edge Sense function that lets you do things ...

NDTV
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Proves Its Mettle in JerryRigEverything Durability Test
NDTV
Now that Samsung will likely be launching Galaxy Note 8 smartphone in India on September 12, you might be wondering how the handset performs in terms of durability. Just like happens after every smartphone launch, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been ...

Daily Beast
Elon Musk Launches Secret Robot Space Shuttle. No, Seriously.
Daily Beast
The tech billionaire's SpaceX just launched the Air Force's mysterious X-37B—its first strictly military mission and the latest milestone in his drive to disrupt transportation. David Axe. 09.08.17 1:00 AM ET. U.S. Air Force's X-37B Orbital Test ...

Firstpost
Google launches Drive File Stream to replace the Google Drive desktop app for G Suite users
TechCrunch
Google today announced the launch of new desktop application for Google Drive users, called Drive File Stream, which is now available to G Suite customers. The app will serve as a replacement for the Google Drive desktop app that will be shut down for ...
The new 'South Park' game gets tougher when your character has dark skin
Sacramento Bee
Most games give the player an option to make the game more difficult for an extra challenge, and the new “South Park” game, “South Park: The Fractured But Whole,” does just that—with a unique twist. The game's difficulty changes based on the skin ...

Telegraph.co.uk
AI can tell if people are gay or straight with one photo of their face
Telegraph.co.uk
A computer algorithm can tell if a person is gay or straight simply by scanning a picture of their face, researchers have shown. Artificial intelligence software developed at the University of Stanford can predict a person's sexuality with far more ...

The Verge
Destiny 2 fans are already revolting over Bungie's latest business model decision
The Verge
Just two days after the release of Destiny 2, the game's fervent fan community has already centered its focus on a grievance that's threatening to tear it apart. You could call it ShaderGate. (Please don't actually call it that.) In short, the issue ...

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