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Fusion Academy promises a world-class education for its students. But some of its teachers have had trouble making ends meet, and have decided to unionize.

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With Snap’s second generation of camera glasses, the company is refining its vision for Snapchat hardware rather than offering a new one.

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Microsoft reveals modular mobile system for multi-player games, analytics, air-traffic control, and trading-desks.

MLB's virtual reality home run derby comes to PSVR and HTC Vive

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2 Apple discontinues its AirPort WiFi routers

The decision is bittersweet for fans, regardless of what Apple does next. Its routers aren't as vital as they used to be, and they haven't been price-competitive for a while (the same $199 can easily buy a modem-and-router combo with faster wireless). At the same time, it's sad to see Apple bow out of a market it helped create. Many users bought AirPorts precisely for their tight integration with the Apple ecosystem (including a design that doesn't look like an alien spaceship ), and that option is going away.

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What If You Could Take Your Kid To Work Every Day?

Enter the enlightened coworking space that offers childcare, a category that is on the rise and in demand. At these shared offices, it’s “take your daughters and sons to work” all day, every day. The challenge is making the economics work—childcare, as every parent knows, is wildly expensive. And any economic advantages associated with bundling desk space and childcare are minimal, at best.

Avengers: Infinity War Review - IGN

There’s so much going on in this movie, and perhaps some viewers will walk away from the film frustrated by the cliffhanger. But Infinity War is more The Empire Strikes Back than The Matrix Reloaded in that regard, culminating in a beautifully brilliant, if traumatic, manner. The entire MCU saga could end here and it would be a satisfying, if not necessarily happy, finale. But the film also sets up next year’s Avengers 4 (which was once known as “Infinity War: Part 2”) in such a way that will have audiences pondering the events of Infinity War until then.

Is Wakanda Prepared for Thanos in AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR? | Nerdist

“Wakanda is very strong in its tradition and its open to growing and evolving and progressing, but it also has to hold onto its roots at the same time,” Boseman said of Wakanda’s changing politics. “There’s a balance there. Whether or not they’re going to let in refugees, of course that’s insinuated based on the argument between him and Nakia. But it’s going to be on its own terms, and everything it does with the rest of the world is going to be on its own terms because they are a superpower and they have the right to do it however they want to.”

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iTunes is now available in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 …

Star Wars Resistance is an anime prequel to The Force Awakens

"The idea for Star Wars Resistance came out of my interest in World War II aircraft and fighter pilots," Filoni said in a statement. "There's a long history of high-speed racing in Star Wars, and I think we've captured that sense of excitement in an anime-inspired style, which is something the entire team has been wanting to do for a long time."

3 reasons why you should give Debian a try

The third reason: Stability, take two. Debian is a mixed rolling release distribution, which means it releases when no Release-Critical bugs remain. Because of this, Debian does not release when there are deal breaking bugs to be found. Not one. Although this means a strict release schedule is nowhere to be found, it does ensure that every release is rock solid. In fact, you'd be hard-pressed to find a more stable distribution of Linux. Period. So what are you waiting for? Give Debian a try. You won't look back.

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MoviePass looks like it's ditching its unlimited-ticket option for good

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Green tomatoes are so much more than just fried food fodder:

Apple officially discontinues AirPort router product line, available while supplies last

Apple on Thursday announced the official death of its long-running AirPort Wi-Fi router line, a development many believed to be an inevitability after the division responsible for its development was axed more than a year ago.

Even after iPhone X, Samsung’s OLED business is seeing 'slow demand'

More supply and the thirst for growth on Samsung’s part may lead to a drop in prices – something the iPhone X desperately needed to not just appeal to the mass market, but to sell to them, too. Though Apple will likely be feeding Samsung more money that it would like to for its OLED displays, releasing a cheaper iPhone with OLED tech could reverse Apple’s fortune by putting equal, if not greater, pressure on Samsung’s own devices.

Janelle Monáe opens up about her sexuality in new 'Rolling Stone' interview

"Being a queer black woman in America...someone who has been in relationships with both men and women – I consider myself to be a free-ass motherfucker," she told RS writer Brittany Spanos.

Intel reports strong Q1, accelerates growth in data center business | ZDNet

We believe 2018 will be another record year for Intel. We've met and exceeded our financial commitments, and we feel great about where we are relative to our 3-year plan. Our PC-centric team keeps winning in a challenging market, and our data-centric businesses are growing fast, fueling Intel's transformation to a company that powers the cloud in smart connected devices.

Apple is officially killing its line of routers

Apple's decision to exit the router business comes as other companies, such as Google and Eero, have embraced new router technologies. These next-generation routers come with several different access points, creating what are often called "mesh networks" for better Wi-Fi coverage, and can cost up to $499.

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The world's first working projector smartwatch turns your arm into a big touchscreen

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Your robot avatar now can set up a VR chat room -- using just a web browser

Mozilla is trying to make VR an ordinary part of the web, a move that could make life easier for developers wrestling to support numerous often incompatible virtual reality and augmented reality devices. Hubs by Mozilla involves "no app downloads, walled gardens or content gatekeepers," Mozilla VR team member Greg Fodor said in a blog post Thursday.

CEO doesn’t know if MoviePass will offer a movie-per-day plan again

Update: When reached for comment, a MoviePass spokesperson confirmed the story, adding, "We're continually testing various promotions with different partners, and the current iHeartRadio deal is consistent with that approach. We have no further details to offer at this time."

21 Microsoft announces a big beat on earnings, and the stock takes a tiny dip

Revenue in the Productivity and Business Processes segment was up 17% from the same period in 2017, hitting the $9 billion mark. That includes a 14% boost in Office revenue over the same period, as well as a 37% gain from LinkedIn. Office 365 for business now has 135 million monthly active users, says Microsoft.

Pro tip: Automatically save your Mac screenshots in iCloud | Cult of Mac

That’s it. You can pick any folder on your Mac as a destination for screenshots, including folders in iCloud Drive. This is a neat what top make those screenshots immediately available on all your iCloud-connected devices.

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Google Maps + Local Guides = cheap movie tickets:

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Music makes surgery less scary and painful, and there's 30 years of research to back that up

Proposed EU law changes how Apple deals with small rivals | Cult of Mac

To be clear, the proposed law doesn’t say anything about whether it’s fair for Apple to take 30 percent of Spotify’s subscription fees. Instead, the law would force Apple to stop ignoring its smaller rival’s complaints. A mediator would settle the issue.

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China’s smartphone market saw its biggest drop in demand since 2013 …

Windows 10 illegally collects data at install, says Brazil prosecutor

As reported by Reuters , federal prosecutors in Brazil said in a statement that the default installation settings for Windows 10 automatically gave approval for the collection of user data, such as emails, browsing history, and more. This follows a host of criticism lobbed at Microsoft over the Windows 10 installation process as violating user privacy by default .

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S.J. Clarkson was just hired as the Star Trek movieverse's first female director

Does Kanye West know how to retweet?

He posts photos of phones showing tweets, takes video of his laptop screen, but doesn't actually do the easiest thing in the world: retweet. It's almost as if there are so many gears winding in Kanye's head that he has forgotten that there's are two little arrows in between the reply button and the favorite button, primed for firing off co-signs on Twitter faster than any screenshot will allow him.

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The opening scene of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has big dinosaurs and tons of tension

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We take for granted that people aren’t bad but we need to watch out for the few that are seriously twisted. Now he doesn’t watch anything without our consent. And yes I admit to my failings and am not putting the blame solely on YouTube. There’s enough blame for everyone.

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Hopefully you never get hit by a car, but here's what you should do just in case:

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Google Tasks is finally useful because it's finally a smartphone app:

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Why scientists are teaching AI to think like a dog …

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Summer movie preview: 33 movies to watch out for

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Genealogy websites credited with helping track down Golden State Killer suspect

The investigation eventually lead authorities on Tuesday to arrest Joseph James DeAngelo, a 72-year-old former police officer living in Citrus Heights, a suburb of Sacramento. Authorities say the Golden State Killer slipped in through backdoors and windows at night, raping at least 46 women in Northern California before turning to murder and moving down the coast.

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Amazon is poised to become the second-largest U.S. company by market value

New Slack add-on will surely ruin your coworkers’ day

"I made a VGP (very good program) that makes it so it looks like I'm typing on Slack whenever anyone else is typing, and stops when they stop," he tweeted out along with a video of the program in action. "Everyone loves it so far and doesn't find it annoying at all!"

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Luke Cage shows all the way off in the first clip from season 2

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One in every 59 children has autism, new CDC report estimates

E-waste recycler gets prison time, $50K fine for selling free Windows software copies

Microsoft has issued a statement to various members of the press regarding the company's cooperation with Federal prosecutors in Lundgren's case, reading in part that "Unlike most e-recyclers, Mr. Lundgren sought out counterfeit software which he disguised as legitimate and sold to other refurbishers," which is at least partially counterfactual, adding "This counterfeit software exposes people who purchase recycled PCs to malware and other forms of cybercrime, which puts their security at risk and ultimately hurts the market for recycled products." This is a very peculiar statement to make, as the report in the Washington Post notes, this issue was never raised in Lundgren's trial.

Please reserve the stairs meme for your strongest opinions only

The visual concept is simple: a thing you believe is superior kicks a thing you believe is inferior down the stairs. That works particularly well for unpopular or offbeat opinions. For example, if you believe leafless salads are better than salads with leaves , a "leafless salad" avatar kicking a "leaves" avatar down the stairs really packs a punch.

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New Star Trek: Discovery season 2 teaser offers a fleeting glimpse of the Enterprise and its crew

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Did Neanderthals go extinct because of the size of their brains?

Texas town will host a .5k run, dedicated to the non-runners out there

But, the fun doesn't stop there for these hardworking athletes. Not only does their $25 entry fee get them a T-shirt, but a nice glossy sticker to show everyone how dedicated they were to finishing the race. Participants will also receive a medal, a finish line photo, and a chance to win even more prizes.

Apple's iTunes software comes to the Windows Store

Nearly a year after it was originally announced and several months later than planned, iTunes is finally available via the Windows Store . While functionally it's the same as installing from a regular download the way Windows users always have used the Apple software, its inclusion in the store means it will also work on PCs running Windows 10 S ( soon to be S mode ). It won't use any less RAM or become any more suited for modern state of media management, but at least it's there. Now, how about Google Chrome?

Amazon’s sales surge in wake of Trump’s attacks

But the stakes from Trump's animosity for the e-commerce giant are huge and many, involving Amazon's future postal rates, its government cloud contracts and its push to build a second home. The company is also busy trying to grow in a variety of businesses, including streaming TV, groceries and cloud computing. Being slowed in these efforts could weaken Amazon's stock, slow its growth and potentially help a competitor outpace the company.

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