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Following its mobile apps, YouTube now supports different aspect ratios, including vertical video, on its web player (Richard Gao/Android Police)

Richard Gao / Android Police : Following its mobile apps, YouTube now supports different aspect ratios, including vertical video, on its web player   —  If it were up to us, every video would be 16:9, with some exceptions made for some more cinematic footage.  But because there are older videos and people unaware …

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Uber says it will stop development of self-driving trucks and instead focus its efforts on self-driving cars; Uber Freight is unaffected by this…

Kirsten Korosec / TechCrunch : Uber says it will stop development of self-driving trucks and instead focus its efforts on self-driving cars; Uber Freight is unaffected by this decision   —  Uber is shuttering its self-driving trucks unit, a beleaguered program borne out of the company's controversial multi-million acquisition of Otto nearly two years ago.

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T-Mobile US picks Nokia to supply it with $3.5B in next-generation 5G network gear, marking the world’s largest 5G deal so far (Eric Auchard/Reuters)

Eric Auchard / Reuters : T-Mobile US picks Nokia to supply it with $3.5B in next-generation 5G network gear, marking the world's largest 5G deal so far   —  LONDON (Reuters) - T-Mobile US (TMUS.O) named Nokia (NOKIA.HE) to supply it with $3.5 billion in next-generation 5G network gear, the firms said on Monday …

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Court docs: CA police have arrested a college student who allegedly was a member of OGUSERS and stole $5M+ worth of cryptocurrency by SIM swapping ~40…

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard : Court docs: CA police have arrested a college student who allegedly was a member of OGUSERS and stole $5M+ worth of cryptocurrency by SIM swapping ~40 people   —  California authorities say a 20-year-old college student *hijacked* more than 40 phone numbers and stole $5 million …

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Tencent is investing $150M a year in the $13B esports market and working with the NBA and Under Armour on revenue deals, as the gaming mania spreads…

Bloomberg : Tencent is investing $150M a year in the $13B esports market and working with the NBA and Under Armour on revenue deals, as the gaming mania spreads in China   —  - The Chinese giant will invest $150 million a year in esports  — It's working with NBA and Under Armour on revenue deals

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YubiKey maker Yubico says it does not manufacture Google’s security keys and that Bluetooth-based keys are not as secure as NFC and USB-based keys…

Stina Ehrensvard / Yubico : YubiKey maker Yubico says it does not manufacture Google's security keys and that Bluetooth-based keys are not as secure as NFC and USB-based keys   —  As the principal inventor behind both the Security Key and U2F protocol, we are true supporters of open standards.

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Samsung announces it is developing flexible OLED display certified as "unbreakable" by Underwriters Laboratories, that survived 26 4-foot…

Andrew Martonik / Android Central : Samsung announces it is developing flexible OLED display certified as “unbreakable” by Underwriters Laboratories, that survived 26 4-foot drops   —  This is the direction the industry is heading.  —  Samsung Display has announced that it has developed a truly “unbreakable” …

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Dropbox launches add-on for Gmail, allowing users to access Dropbox content in Gmail, available now on the web and Android, coming soon to iOS (Nathan…

Nathan Ingraham / Engadget : Dropbox launches add-on for Gmail, allowing users to access Dropbox content in Gmail, available now on the web and Android, coming soon to iOS   —  A few years ago, Dropbox partnered with Microsoft, and the official line about the partnership was that the cloud-storage company wanted to help …

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Some 2018 MacBook Pro and iMac Pro users reporting crashes, possibly due to Apple’s T2 processor and Bridge OS; some fixes in macOS 10.13.6, no…

Kevin Parrish / Digital Trends : Some 2018 MacBook Pro and iMac Pro users reporting crashes, possibly due to Apple's T2 processor and Bridge OS; some fixes in macOS 10.13.6, no complete fix yet   —  Many iMac Pro owners have reportedly suffered numerous kernel panics — the MacOS version of the dreaded Blue Screen of Death in Windows …

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Facebook’s share price closed Wednesday at $217.50, a record high, but fell to around $172 after its Q2 earnings call, a market cap drop of roughly…

Josh Constine / TechCrunch : Facebook's share price closed Wednesday at $217.50, a record high, but fell to around $172 after its Q2 earnings call, a market cap drop of roughly $123B   —  Facebook's share price fell over 20 percent in after-hours trading today after the company announced its slowest-ever user growth rate …

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Twitter begins locking accounts that impersonate celebs like Elon Musk or Bill Gates to help combat cryptocurrency giveaway scams using their names…

The Verge : Twitter begins locking accounts that impersonate celebs like Elon Musk or Bill Gates to help combat cryptocurrency giveaway scams using their names   —  To combat cryptocurrency scammers dropping deceptive links in Musk's replies  —  Twitter has implemented a new method for combating cryptocurrency scammers …

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YouTube adds a Watch Together button to its VR app on Daydream View and Samsung Gear VR that lets users watch and discuss videos with others in a…

Erin Teague / YouTube Blog : YouTube adds a Watch Together button to its VR app on Daydream View and Samsung Gear VR that lets users watch and discuss videos with others in a virtual space   —  We love VR at YouTube because it's a powerful way to see and experience the world.  Have you ever wondered what it's like in the ice caves of Antarctica?

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PayPal reports Q2 revenues of $3.86B, up 23% YoY, vs. $3.81B est., net income of $703M, up from $554M YoY, and says board approved up to $10B in share…

Christine Wang / CNBC : PayPal reports Q2 revenues of $3.86B, up 23% YoY, vs. $3.81B est., net income of $703M, up from $554M YoY, and says board approved up to $10B in share buybacks   —  PayPal reported second-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street estimates on Wednesday.  —  Here's how the company did compared with what Wall Street expected:

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Facebook’s Q2 earnings saw MAUs climb just 1.54%, down from Q1’s 3.14%, marking its slowest ever growth rate, and revenue of $13.23B missed estimates…

Josh Constine / TechCrunch : Facebook's Q2 earnings saw MAUs climb just 1.54%, down from Q1's 3.14%, marking its slowest ever growth rate, and revenue of $13.23B missed estimates of $13.36B   —  Facebook succumbed to the public backlash over its handling of fake news, privacy, and digital wellbeing to miss Wall Street's estimates …

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