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Netflix is testing bypassing iTunes payment method in 33 countries, redirecting users to the mobile web version to log payment details directly with…

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch : Netflix is testing bypassing iTunes payment method in 33 countries, redirecting users to the mobile web version to log payment details directly with Netflix   —  Netflix is one of the highest-grossing apps on the iOS App Store, but it looks like the video streaming giant is contemplating …

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Sources: Labor Department probe finds Cisco discriminated against US workers by favoring immigrant visa holders for job openings and paying visa…

Bloomberg Law : Sources: Labor Department probe finds Cisco discriminated against US workers by favoring immigrant visa holders for job openings and paying visa holders less   —  Labor Department investigators recently concluded that Cisco Systems Inc. discriminated against U.S. workers by favoring immigrant visa holders …

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Research: the largest seven DApps by usage at their peaks saw average user drops of 74%, as CryptoKitties experienced 96% drop and Numerai’s use fell…

Diar : Research: the largest seven DApps by usage at their peaks saw average user drops of 74%, as CryptoKitties experienced 96% drop and Numerai's use fell 97%   —  Decentralized Apps (Dapps) are facing problems in maintaining a userbase.  The largest Dapps being used currently are exchanges.

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To combat fake news on WhatsApp, the South Indian state of Kerala is running 40-minute classes in 150 schools to educate kids in spotting viral hoaxes…

Soutik Biswas / BBC : To combat fake news on WhatsApp, the South Indian state of Kerala is running 40-minute classes in 150 schools to educate kids in spotting viral hoaxes   —  Mobs have lynched at least 25 people across India after reading false rumours spread on WhatsApp.  Now the authorities in one Indian state …

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Michael Rothenberg files suit against Silicon Valley Bank, alleges it transferred $4.25M to the wrong account, making it appear he had misappropriated…

Stephen Shankland / CNET : Michael Rothenberg files suit against Silicon Valley Bank, alleges it transferred $4.25M to the wrong account, making it appear he had misappropriated funds   —  Mike Rothenberg's story has all the elements of a Silicon Valley drama: A wunderkind shakes up the venture capitalist business …

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Analysis of 200+ EU news sites shows that, since GDPR came into effect, on average 22% fewer cookies and 7% fewer social sharing buttons per-page are…

Catalin Cimpanu / BleepingComputer : Analysis of 200+ EU news sites shows that, since GDPR came into effect, on average 22% fewer cookies and 7% fewer social sharing buttons per-page are loaded   —  The number of tracking cookies on EU news sites has gone down by 22% according to a report by the Reuters Institute at the University of Oxford …

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Twitch says it will start showing ads to new Twitch Prime members from Sept. 14 and existing members Oct. 15; the $9/month Turbo plan will keep…

Nick Statt / The Verge : Twitch says it will start showing ads to new Twitch Prime members from Sept. 14 and existing members Oct. 15; the $9/month Turbo plan will keep ad-free viewing   —  Twitch says its $8.99-per-month Turbo subscription will still offer ad-free viewing  —  Twitch Prime, the streaming video …

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Venezuela announces it’s devaluing the bolívar by 95% and pegging it to the government’s oil-linked cryptocurrency, the petro (Business…

Business Insider : Venezuela announces it's devaluing the bolívar by 95% and pegging it to the government's oil-linked cryptocurrency, the petro   —  Sam Jacobs, Business Insider Australia 9h  — Venezuela has announced another series of desperate measures to try to save its economy from collapse.

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Sources: Apple to debut a pro-focused upgrade to Mac mini and a low-cost laptop like MacBook Air but with smaller bezels and a retina 13" screen…

Bloomberg : Sources: Apple to debut a pro-focused upgrade to Mac mini and a low-cost laptop like MacBook Air but with smaller bezels and a retina 13" screen later this year   —  - Retina laptop, pro-focused Mac mini desktop coming this year  — Apple reported fewest Mac sales since 2010 during last quarter

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NYT fully omitted Mary Stone Ross, one of the original three activists behind the ballot measure that led to CA’s online privacy law, from its recent…

Kashmir Hill / Jezebel : NYT fully omitted Mary Stone Ross, one of the original three activists behind the ballot measure that led to CA's online privacy law, from its recent deep dive   —  The New York Times Magazine recently published a lengthy cover story on “The Unlikely Activists Who Took On Silicon Valley …

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Nvidia debuts GeForce RTX 2000 GPU series with RTX 2070, RTX 2080, RTX 2080 Ti, claiming up to "6 times more performance" than last gen,…

Tom Warren / The Verge : Nvidia debuts GeForce RTX 2000 GPU series with RTX 2070, RTX 2080, RTX 2080 Ti, claiming up to “6 times more performance” than last gen, shipping begins Sept 20   —  $1,199 for Nvidia's fastest GeForce card  —  Nvidia is unveiling its new GeForce RTX 2000 series of graphics cards at Gamescom in Germany today.

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Giphy refreshes its homepage to feature sets of GIFs around different trending topics, curated by an editorial team, called Stories (Anna…

Anna Hensel / VentureBeat : Giphy refreshes its homepage to feature sets of GIFs around different trending topics, curated by an editorial team, called Stories   —  Giphy, the search engine for GIFs, is rolling out a redesigned homepage today to capitalize on GIFs' reputation for capturing memorable moments from live events.

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Minecraft: Education Edition For iPad Confirmed – Ubergizmo

Ubergizmo Minecraft: Education Edition For iPad Confirmed Ubergizmo Microsoft launched the Minecraft: Education Edition back in late 2016. The title was provided to schools on Windows 10 and macOS machines initially and is now being expanded to the tablet. The iPad is a device that's widely used in the education sector ... What's New in EDU: Minecraft: Education Edition expands to iPad – Microsoft EDU - Microsoft Education Blog Microsoft Education Blog all 32 news articles »

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