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Logan Paul ends his daily vlogs, but he's not going anywhere

The YouTuber wants to return to his "comedy" roots.

The Russia World Cup comes to 'FIFA 18' on May 29th

Mark your calendars, FIFA fans.

Today in Apple history: First iPad 3G tablets land in customers' hands

On April 30, 2010, almost a month after the first-gen Wi-Fi iPad went on sale, the first Wi-Fi + 3G models began arriving with U.S. customers. The iPad 3G helps spur the tablet to become Apple's fastest-selling new product.

Reddit user discovers Siri’s potty mouth | Cult of Mac

Siri may be a friendly (if slightly dim) neighborhood smart assistant, but not everything about Apple's A.I. voice is entirely G-rated. Over the weekend, Reddit went Siri mad after one user noted that it was possible to get Siri to spout our the word "mother*@$^%r" in response to a seemingly innocuous question. Check

Westworld season 2 episode 2 recap: Lots of reunions, still confusing timelines

Do you know where you are in the new episode of Westworld? I sure don't. Spoilers ahead for episode two, of course.

Watch Michelle Wolf torch D.C. at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Donald Trump threatened a government shutdown as a form of temper tantrum on Saturday night, but sure, let's all pile on Michelle Wolf's White House Correspondents' Dinner jokes.

Ex-MythBuster explores humans and robots working together

Generation Robot webseries, hosted by Grant Imahara, will feature companies that celebrate robots and humans working together.

This Robot Will Keep Your Grandparents Company When You’re Too Busy

ElliQ will tell an older adult to take their medicine, or go for a walk, or call their loved ones.

Starship Technologies launches autonomous robot delivery services for campuses

Starship Technologies, a robotics startup created by Skype’s cofounders, has launched a large-scale commercial autonomous delivery service aimed at corporate and academic campuses in Europe and the…

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Twitter also sold data access to Cambridge Analytica-linked researcher

Obviously, this doesn’t have the same scope as the data harvested about users on Facebook. Twitter’s data on users is far less personal. Location on the platform is opt-in and generic at that, and users are not forced to use their real name on the platform.

2 The T-Mobile and Sprint merger: The numbers and assumptions you need to know | ZDNet

T-Mobile and Sprint are merging to create a big play for 5G by combining networks and wireless spectrum. However, this chore will take three to four years.

3
Windows 10 April 2018 update: everything you need to know

That means that the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which was released in August 2016 is no longer supported and will not receive further bug fixes and security updates. The Creators Update, released in April 2017 will no longer be supported from 9 October this year, so the only way to keep using a supported version of Windows 10 is to keep upgrading.

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T-Mobile, Sprint will finally get hitched in $26B mega mobile deal

But T-Mobile and Sprint run on different network standards, which complicates the integration process. T-Mobile Chief Operating Officer Mike Sievert, who will stay on as COO of the combined company, pointed to the company's successful of integration of MetroPCS, which also ran on a different standard. He said T-Mobile would migrate the network away from CDMA over the next three years.

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T-Mobile’s and Sprint’s 5G merger is necessary for them, and good for us

For engineers and customers alike, it’s not just supported radio frequencies that are important to 5G — it’s their ubiquity. Right now, AT&T and Verizon have each committed to early 5G rollouts in only handfuls of cities, leaving most of their customers to fall back on 4G networks until 5G becomes available in 2019 or 2020. If a particular new service depends on 5G, such as connected autonomous cars, it won’t be available to a carrier’s customers in a given market until a carrier specifically built 5G towers there… which could be a problem for something as mobile as a car. If T-Mobile and Sprint hadn’t agreed to merge, their limited individual abilities to reach thousands of cities would have really inhibited their “national” 5G rollouts, and thus the viability of 5G-dependent mobile services.

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Video Game News, Reviews, and Walkthroughs - IGN.com

Mel Gibson's Next Directing Effort Revealed, Courted for Role in Six Billion Dollar Man

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Google brings Nvidia’s Tesla V100 GPUs to its cloud

Google today announced that Nvidia’s high-powered Tesla V100 GPUs are now available for workloads on both Compute Engine and Kubernetes Engine . For now, this is only a public beta, but for those who need Google’s full support for their GPU workloads, the company also today announced that the slightly less powerful Nvidia P100 GPUs are now out of beta and publicly available.

8
Here's why Thanos is the best Marvel villain yet

This alone makes him the best villain -- after all, how many movies end with the bad guy winning and the heroes losing big time? Best of all, as the movie ended, it didn't do a "The Avengers will return." Instead it points out that it's Thanos who will return. You didn't see that for the Vulture, or the Red Skull or other more iconic bad guys such as Ultron (who, again is boring, and had the movie named after him as well).

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Artificial womb could grow mammoth-elephant hybrid, researchers say

Researchers say "resurrected" woolly mammoth genes could help save modern day elephants from extinction, and they want to grow a hybrid in a lab to prove it.

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Want to improve employee productivity? Let them choose their own devices

In a survey of 580 executives, managers, and IT professionals worldwide, Jamf found that 68% of employees said that technology choice makes them more productive. Of those who get to choose, 77% said they were more likely to choose to work or stay at a company that offers device choice than one that doesn't. Further, 90% of respondents whose company offers a hardware choice program said that these programs should become a standard in business.

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3 of the biggest threats facing governments and businesses, according to Akamai Technologies

Akamai has a fairly strong presence within almost any vertical and given our reach across the internet we actually see a lot of things that we can actually take control of on behalf of our customers and be able to understand the traffic patterns, understand what kind of devices as well as what applications individuals might be going to, but just as important it's an advantage in that given the fact that we're so close to the end user, again 90% of the internet users in the world, we can actually invoke through our intelligence and big machine learning and big data the ability to be able to ward off and mitigate the vast majority of web threats out at the edge as opposed to in our customers data centers so we have a unique advantage because of our distribution and visibility into traffic data and consumer oriented traffic patterns to be able to ward off threats at the edge as opposed to close by the data center.

12
Facebook expands its downvote button trial

Though Facebook said the test was only happening in New Zealand, users in Australia also reported seeing the new feature. From what we can see here in CNET's Sydney office, the downvote button appears only on certain public pages that were created in Australia, and only on Facebook's mobile app.

13
Air fryers are a cool concept, but are they worth the price?

The T-Fal Actifry FZ7002 made the best french fries that we cooked up of all the air fryers we tested. But its high $200 price makes it hard to recommend for anyone that isn't a fry fanatic. Other foods like wings did not cook as well, and the risotto we attempted came out bad.

14
Best tech gifts for moms under $50

The $50 BioLite PowerLight Mini is a handy lantern, bike light and charger all in one. You clip it to a pocket or strap or mount to your bike (mount included) and its 1,350-mAh USB rechargeable battery provides up to 52 hours of light. It can also give your phone a backup boost. Lighting modes include White Lantern, Red Night Vision, Red/White Strobe and White Point Light. It's a great choice for eco-minded students who enjoy camping or other outdoor activities.

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iPhone Hacks on Twitter

Best Buy 24-Hour Flash Sale Offers $500 Discount on MacBook, $100 on iPad, and $40 on Apple Watch, and more for 04/30/2018 - http://eepurl.com/dtbreb 

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Iran orders ISPs to block Telegram messaging app

The blockage comes after the secure messaging app was used by organizers of anti-government protests earlier this year.

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The 11 biggest 'Infinity War' questions that 'Avengers 4' must answer

Remember this epic shot from the first "Infinity War" trailer? It's not in the movie! In fact, the Hulk, featured prominently running with the other Avengers in the scene, only appears at the beginning of the film. At some point, directors Joe and Anthony Russo decided that they didn't want Bruce Banner to Hulk-out during the battle in Wakanda. Throughout the movie, Banner has trouble unleashing the beast, and the Hulk repeatedly shouts "No!" in his head mid-transformation. There's something going on with Banner/the Hulk and it's something we hope is explored in "Avengers 4."

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Here’s How Facebook Can Regain Trust At Its F8 Conference

In his post this week, Zuckerberg said that Facebook’s major focus this year is “to keep people safe, and to keep building the experiences people expect from us. We are taking a broader view of our responsibility–to not only give people powerful tools, but to make sure these tools are used for good.” That will take a while. But the F8 stage provides the company with the opportunity it needs to start rebuilding trust. Though it may not answer every question on the minds of users, developers, and investors, it should overcome its fears–and any new sense that its rising stock price lets it off the hook–and do its best to put minds at ease.

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Apple News lands its first exclusive with John McCain memoir | Cult of Mac

It’s not yet clear whether book excerpts for upcoming releases such as this will become a regular thing for Apple. Given the wide reach of iOS, it would certainly be a move a lot of publishers and authors would be pleased to see. Since Apple wants to overhaul iBooks , it could be great for Apple, too.

20
Autopilot seat-switch driver banned

A driver who moved into the passenger seat after putting his electric car into autopilot while at 40mph on a motorway has been banned from driving.

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Kinja Deals on Twitter

Amazon's one-day PC gaming sale has deals for non-gamers too. https://trib.al/AwnHDYq  pic.twitter.com/FQLJM4oy3I

22
Russia just launched the world’s first floating nuclear power plant

Called the Academik Lomonosov, the two-reactor 70-megawatt floating power plant has been 11 years in the making. Russia started work on it way back in 2007 at a cost of $232 million. The plant is owned by the state-run nuclear energy corporation Rosatom . Currently, the ship, which must be towed and cannot navigate on its own, has left St. Petersburg on a route that will take it around Norway to a Russian town called Murmansk, where it will be supplied with nuclear fuel. From there it will head to the Arctic to its new home of the Russian city of Pevek, where 100,000 people live and work. Other countries such as the U.S. and China have worked on floating nuclear power plants before, but Russia is the first to christen one.

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China is monitoring employees' brain waves and emotions — and the technology boosted one company's profits by $315 million

China is monitoring employees' brain waves and emotions — and the technology boosted one company's profits by $315 million

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Google Doodle honors 'Prince of Mathematicians' Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss

Gauss was born on April 30 in 1777 in Brunswick, a city in the north of Germany, near Wolfsburg. Despite poor working-class parents and an illiterate mother, Gauss was a child prodigy, believed to have been able to add up every number from 1 to 100 at 8-years-old.

25
UNICEF is fundraising through in-browser cryptocurrency mining

"We wanted to leverage new emerging technologies to raise awareness about current humanitarian crises and raise funds to support children caught up in them," Jennifer Tierney, UNICEF Australia’s Director of Fundraising and Communications, said in a statement.

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Gizmodo on Twitter

Human bone fragment reveals radiation exposure from Hiroshima bombing http://gizmo.do/Keno98y  pic.twitter.com/6JATC0sL2h

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Gizmodo on Twitter

Our galaxy was walloped by a neighbor in its not-so-distant past, new analysis suggests http://gizmo.do/zPGLLVY  pic.twitter.com/oVS8nX7PqD

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How to monitor a Linux log file in real time

A follow up question: What do you do when you need to watch those log files in real time? Do you view that log with the less command and continue a cycle of closing and opening and closing and opening that file until you see what you need? Or do you make use of what many would consider to be a must-use tool within the world of Linux?

29
The Verge on Twitter

Linksys is now selling a cheaper version of its Velop mesh router https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/5/1/17305210/linksys-velop-router-cheaper-dual-band-model-price-release-date?utm_campaign=theverge&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter … pic.twitter.com/iv5movKvnU

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The Verge on Twitter

Shure makes its superb electrostatic earphones a touch more affordable at $1,999 https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/4/30/17301126/shure-kse1200?utm_campaign=theverge&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter … pic.twitter.com/9a4oU8a8a6

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Microsoft releases preview of Office 2019

Office 365 subscribers already have all the new features – continuous updates are one of the main benefits of the cloud service – but it’s the first perpetual release since 2016.

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Avengers: Infinity War beats Star Wars for box office record

The latest Marvel movie assembles a record-setting $250 million opening weekend in the US, besting Star Wars and Jurassic World.

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Industroyer: An in-depth look at the culprit behind Ukraine's power grid blackout | ZDNet

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34
Man who hacked jail systems to free associate sent behind bars | ZDNet

"Voit's intrusion compelled the county to hire an incident response company to determine the full extent of the breach, to reimage numerous hard drives, to verify the accuracy of the electronic records of nearly every then county jail inmate, and to attempt to reassure the 1600 county employees whose personal data had been compromised by purchasing an identity theft program for county employees," the agreement states.

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​Digital transformation gut check: Sorry state or natural selection? | ZDNet

With that lens, Forrester's survey may not reflect that digital transformation is so sorry after all. What the survey does reveal is that digital transformation is hitting a few not-so-surprising potholes. Forrester noted that digital transformation is an ongoing effort that'll never end. Some folks get that concept, but most folks don't. Companies are no different. Enterprises that don't get the digital game will simply be replaced by ones that do. A sorry state today may just be natural selection and innovation running its course.

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Opinion | Happy Birthday, Karl Marx. You Were Right!

Racial and sexual oppression have been added to the dynamic of class exploitation. Social justice movements like Black Lives Matter and #MeToo, owe something of an unspoken debt to Marx through their unapologetic targeting of the “eternal truths” of our age. Such movements recognize, as did Marx, that the ideas that rule every society are those of its ruling class and that overturning those ideas is fundamental to true revolutionary progress.

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World’s most famous Apple analyst may no longer be reporting on Apple | Cult of Mac

While Kuo is well known, he keeps a low profile and doesn’t do interviews. Very few pictures of him can be found online, with the headshot we’ve used for this story being only one of around three on the internet — even when you search for his name in Chinese.

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Accenture boosts Oracle Cloud capabilities with acquisition of Certus Solutions | ZDNet

"Accenture is at the forefront of positive transformational change, but what's truly exciting is what Certus Solutions can add that will benefit our clients," said Mark Sweeny, founder, and CEO of Certus Solutions. "There is a tremendous opportunity to do some great work and we're looking forward to taking that on together."

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What is 5G? Everything you need to know about the new wireless revolution | ZDNet

It is a capital improvement project the size of the entire planet, replacing one wireless architecture created this century with another one that aims to lower energy consumption and maintenance costs. Sure, you'll download movies faster on your phone, but that's not the real reason 5G's arrival is being accelerated.

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Gizmodo on Twitter

Michelle Pfeiffer could go up against Angelina Jolie in the Maleficent sequel http://gizmo.do/zI8S0it  pic.twitter.com/LAa9Rxh3TE

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Can Blockchain Fix the Opioid Epidemic? Intel Wants to Find Out

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Samsung Galaxy S9, S9 Plus 128GB and 256GB storage options arrive in May

The S9 and S9 Plus announced back in March, but it only made 64GB versions available to carriers. You'll now be able to pick up both models with 128GB or 256GB of built-in storage. You can then add up to 400GB of additional storage with an optional microSD card.

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Gizmodo on Twitter

Bill Gates says Trump asked if he wanted to be White House Science Adviser http://gizmo.do/kLu4vrf  pic.twitter.com/IGOK0Qn2cv

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Yes, median pay at Facebook really is about $240,000 a year

The median is the midpoint at which half of workers make more and half make less. Gap said its median-paid employee, a real person, was a part-time sales associate in Alabama who worked a partial year and whose pay was not annualized. If you were instead to compare senior software engineers at Facebook and Gap, their pay disparity would be much less startling. But that’s not what the law requires.

45
The Verge on Twitter

Westworld’s latest episode reveals what the park was really built for https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/30/17288062/westworld-season-2-episode-2-reunion-recap?utm_campaign=theverge&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter … pic.twitter.com/AJjQDBkbGd

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Twitter introduces new timeline feature for news stories

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Gizmodo on Twitter

Uh, there's also that thing where Huawei has ties to the People's Liberation Army in China, and there is some legit concern about privacy issues. Or it's about being cool.

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The Verge on Twitter

Looks like Jon Hamm gifs won’t do. Can you guys please correct your article to reflect that France is NOT a constitutional monarchy? That would be splendid. pic.twitter.com/NXEUtBgeZB

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Gizmodo on Twitter

Where did Trump and Macron's friendship tree go? It's been dug up and quarantined. http://gizmo.do/bz3cxF0  pic.twitter.com/BMWHbH4Xey

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Healthcare groups can be "perfect storm" of vulnerability to hackers

Every industry is a target for hackers and a number of different hackers means you need to have a number of different solutions. TechRepublic's Dan Patterson met with Mike Simon, CEO of Cryptonite to discuss how hacks in the healthcare field will continue to grow in 2018, and how organizations can protect themselves. Whether or not we will see more hacks in the healthcare sector depends on a hacker's perspective, Simon said. The way hackers seek potential targets is by looking for easy access, the seriousness of an attack, and how much money they will get out of it, he added. "When you look at healthcare locations, it's sort of the perfect storm," Simon said. There are organizations that don't have a good amount of security professionals protecting the organization, and they also have medical devices that weren't designed to protect against attacks.

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62 Foxconn Will Drain 7M Gallons of Water per Day from Lake Michigan to Make LCDs | Hacker News
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64 IBM's blockchain for jewelry highlights ledger's potential in supply chain, logistics
65 Virtual reality at Tribeca: Don't buy the hype? Try $40 for a timed ticket
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68 iPhone X is the best selling smartphone in the world? | Cult of Mac
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70 Why the T-Mobile, Sprint merger might bring 5G to market faster than Verizon and AT&T
71 Apple's Cross-Platform App Development Tool Will Debut in 2019, Not 2018
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