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MasterChef Junior review: Did Camp MasterChef have happy or hungry campers?

In this recap of MasterChef Junior, the kids must work together in teams to feed hungry campers. The losing team faces a baking pressure test that …

Summer TV 2019: Complete List of Premiere Dates for New and Returning Shows (Updating)

From a new soapy drama on ABC to another season of “AGT”<p>We’re almost all the way through midseason TV and you know what that means? Right, time for …

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Blind People Can Struggle to Understand Memes, So They Made Their Own

Screen-reading software allows visually impaired people to use the internet, but it hits a wall when it comes to memes.<p>In January, a photo of a woman holding a probing cane and looking at a phone went viral on Facebook after the poster implied that the subject was faking blindness given that she …

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Game of Thrones: How One of TV’s Most Epic Title Sequences Was Born

A deep dive into the making of Game of Thrones’ iconic theme, the N.S.F.W. detail you probably never noticed, and the fan theory suggesting that the end of Thrones has been hidden in the opening all along.<p>“This is the nerdiest endeavor I could possibly imagine—and also probably one of the most …

Hollywood Cinema

Apple goes big on services with TV Plus, Arcade, News Plus: We react (The 3:59, Ep. 538)

Let's break down all of Apple's big announcements from Monday.

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Hackers Hijacked ASUS Software Updates to Install Backdoors on Thousands of Computers

The Taiwan-based tech giant ASUS is believed to have pushed the malware to hundreds of thousands of customers through its trusted automatic software update tool after attackers compromised the company’s server and used it to push the malware to machines.<p>Researchers at cybersecurity firm Kaspersky …

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Apple’s TV and news subscription event: how to watch the live stream online

When Apple CEO Tim Cook faces the cameras at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino today, he’s going to be addressing an audience eager to hear the details of the company’s new ventures. Rumors have been dancing around the internet about Apple’s video-streaming service that’s going to take on …

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MySpace reportedly loses 50 million songs uploaded over 12 years

No more partying like it's 2003-2015 on the social network that was once the biggest site in the US.

MySpace

Here’s the Marvel movie order list you didn’t know you needed

A Marvel cinematic universe fan made a list of the correct order to watch the long catalog of superhero movies — along with some brutally honest …

Microsoft's HoloLens 2 is smarter and more comfortable than the original

Microsoft has made its augmented reality device — HoloLens — a little more practical for the real world.<p>The HoloLens 2, which is available for …

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Samsung Galaxy Buds review: A waste of good design

Affordable true wireless earbuds mired in frustration.<p>Apple has the AirPods for the iPhone, and now Samsung has a true wireless headphone made specifically for its Galaxy lineup. The Galaxy Buds offer a lot of the same features as most other true wireless earbuds: charging case, on-board controls, …

After almost 24 hours of technical difficulties, Facebook is back

After nearly 24 hours, Facebook tweeted on Thursday, March 14, that the technical problems that kept many of its app — including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger — from working on Wednesday have been “resolved.”<p>Facebook blamed the issue on a “server configuration change.” (We’ve asked …

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Facebook’s Biblically Bad Week

Exactly when did Facebook become the Job of internet companies?<p>Just like the beleaguered biblical character who endured woe after woe at God’s behest, this social media giant finds itself repeatedly hit by bad news. The difference is that Job was blameless while Facebook has brought many of these …

Two-thirds of all Android antivirus apps are frauds

Only 23 Android antivirus apps had a 100 percent detection rate with no false positives.<p>An organization specialized in testing antivirus products …

Facebook announces AI system to detect revenge porn, says accounts posting it will be deleted

Facebook first started trialling a system to combat revenge porn late last year, but it had one rather scary aspect: you had to upload your own nudes so the platform knew which images it should block. The social network has today announced a new AI-based detection system …<p>The earlier system, which …

Snapchat to Launch Gaming Platform Next Month

Snap Inc. plans to announce its long-rumored gaming platform for developers next month, Cheddar has learned.<p>The mobile game platform, internally …

DeepMind and Google: the battle to control artificial intelligence

Demis Hassabis founded a company to build the world’s most powerful AI. Then Google bought him out. Hal Hodson asks who is in charge<p>One afternoon in …

Microsoft announces Xbox Live for any iOS or Android game

Microsoft is bringing its Xbox Live network to iOS and Android devices. The software giant is launching a new cross-platform mobile software development kit (SDK) for game developers to bring Xbox Live functionality to games that run on iOS and Android. Xbox Live features like achievements, …

Google Is Shuttering Its Gimmicky Immersive Video Studio

After six years, Google is shutting down Spotlight Stories, its in-house immersive entertainment studio. What exactly was Spotlight Stories, you ask? …

Microsoft targets video game developers, in challenge to Amazon's cloud dominance

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Thursday said it is combining elements of its video gaming and Azure cloud computing businesses to court game developers, an action designed to use the strength of its Xbox gaming franchise to gain ground on cloud services leader Amazon.com.<p>Microsoft said it will start …

Dropbox adds three-device limit for free users

Dropbox has quietly updated its website to allow users on the company’s free storage plan to only connect up to three laptops, tablets, or phones to their account at one time, as spotted by <i>Liliputing</i>.<p>Users with more than three devices linked before March 2019 will be allowed to keep those devices …

Apple Music launches on Amazon Fire TV

Good news for Apple Music subscribers with an Amazon Fire TV: the music streaming service and media streaming devices now play nice together.<p>Three months after launching on Amazon Echo smart speakers, Apple Music is now available on Fire TV devices in the US. To set it up, enable the Apple Music …

The World Wide Web turns 30: our favorite memories from A to Z

On this day 30 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee submitted a proposal with the dreary title “Information Management” to his superior at the European physics laboratory CERN.<p>It began by asking how future scientists would keep track of their increasingly large projects. “This proposal provides an answer to …

How to set up a VPN for increased security and privacy

Virtual private networks (VPNs) can offer an additional layer of security and privacy. Whether you’re working on a public Wi-Fi network and want to escape prying eyes, or you’re worried about privacy in general, a VPN can offer a lot of benefits.<p>In a nutshell, a VPN establishes a secure, encrypted …

How Cloudflare straddles its role as privacy champion and hate speech enabler

The biggest tech company you’ve never heard of is praised for its privacy and security initiatives, but condemned for serving hate and terror groups.<p>When it comes to the debate over online content, Facebook, Google, Twitter, Comcast, and Verizon get a lot more attention than Cloudflare. But the San …

The secret lives of Facebook moderators in America

<b>Content warning</b>: <i>This story contains discussion of serious mental health issues and racism.</i><p>The panic attacks started after Chloe watched a man die.<p>She spent the past three and a half weeks in training, trying to harden herself against the daily onslaught of disturbing posts: the hate speech, the …

Twitter is testing replies moderation

Jane Manchun Wong, a security researcher who has a history of revealing yet-to-launch features through reverse engineering, tweeted today that Twitter is testing a “replies moderation” tool.<p>According to Wong, this feature allows users to hide replies under their tweets, while providing an option to …

Amazon will now let Prime members pick which day to get their items delivered, and it's a stealthy way for the company to cut down on its fastest-rising cost

Now, Amazon day can be whenever you want it to be.<p>Amazon Prime members can designate a day of the week to have all their shipments delivered. The initiative is called "Amazon Day." Customers can also switch around their Amazon Day from week to week if their ideal delivery date changes.<p>Here's the …