Profiting socially on nickels and dimes

Profiting socially on nickels and dimes
 As the #DeleteUber count increases, Lyft has cleverly seized the opportunity to distinguish itself as a beacon of goodwill. In its most recent attempts to gain public favor, Lyft will soon be taking a stand by pledging fixed commitments to charities when you take a seat as a Lyft passenger. Read More


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‘Snowpiercer’ director’s next film is debuts on Netflix June 28th

‘Snowpiercer’ director’s next film is debuts on Netflix June 28th
A few years ago, Korean director Bong Joon Ho adapted a 70s French comic into film, creating the unexpectedly stunning and brutal Snowpiercer. The post-apocalypse movie barreled headlong into food scarcity, class warfare and child exploitation — top…
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Google Lens offers a clear view of the company’s future

Google Lens offers a clear view of the company’s future
Google Lens is both a return to form for the search giant, and a tantalizing glimpse into what lies ahead. Google's early claim to fame was its ability to efficiently index the web and fetch search results quickly, bringing some much needed organizat…
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'Destiny 2’ plays matchmaker so you aren't stuck with weirdos

'Destiny 2’ plays matchmaker so you aren't stuck with weirdos
Bungie wants to make it easier to join and play with other people in Destiny 2. Previously, clans were a complicated affair, making you log on to Bungie.net and connect your PSN or Xbox Live account to join them. During a live event today, Bungie rev…
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Facebook and MLB partner to bring live streamed games to the social network

Facebook and MLB partner to bring live streamed games to the social network
 Facebook and the MLB announced today a new live streaming partnership that will bring 20 live, regular season games to the social network. The games will air weekly on Facebook, with the first – Rockies at Reds – showing tomorrow night at 7:10 PM ET on the official MLB Facebook Page. Additional games and times will be announced later on. The weekly broadcasts on Facebook will come… Read More


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Google’s AMP now powers 2B+ mobile pages and 900K domains, loads 2x faster

Google’s AMP now powers 2B+ mobile pages and 900K domains, loads 2x faster
 As Google looks for ways to keep people using its own mobile search to discover content — in competition with apps and other services like Facebook’s Instant Articles — the company is announcing some updates to AMP, its collaborative project to speed up mobile web pages. Today at the Google I/O developer conference, Google announced that there are now over 2 billion AMP… Read More


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A WannaCry Flaw Could Help Some Windows XP Victims Get Files Back

A WannaCry Flaw Could Help Some Windows XP Victims Get Files Back

A WannaCry Flaw Could Help Some Windows XP Victims Get Files Back

A French researcher says he’s found a tool that could help some fraction of victims running that older Windows version. Just don’t reboot! The post A WannaCry Flaw Could Help Some Windows XP Victims Get Files Back appeared first on WIRED.
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A 'Dark Crystal' prequel is coming to Netflix

A 'Dark Crystal' prequel is coming to Netflix
Who needs new ideas when you have the genius of Jim Henson to fall back on? Following recent news that an (unnecessary) sequel to cult classic Labyrinth is in the works, The Jim Henson Company today announced it's producing a new series for Netflix b…
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Medium launches audio versions of stories for members

Medium launches audio versions of stories for members
 Medium has launched a new feature that could add more incentive to its paid membership program: audio stories. The paid member exclusive offering will provide an audio version of every story created specifically for its members, and will also be made available for some of the best posts on Medium, as selected from the company’s own staff. These aren’t just text-to-speech… Read More


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The FCC officially proposes to end net neutrality rules (but it’s not over yet)

The FCC officially proposes to end net neutrality rules (but it’s not over yet)
 Today the FCC voted to officially propose an order that would eliminate net neutrality rules as we know them. To be clear, the rules are not being adopted today — that vote will be about three months from now, during which time the proposal is open for comment. Read More


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