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    Microsoft has discussed buying code giant GitHub – Engadget

    GitHub is practically a household name among developers looking to store, share and discuss code, but it's not in a great position when it's floundering in.... Read more via Engadget News – https://ift.tt/2J4BJbz Get more World News
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    World Trump team considers a government-run 5G network – Engadget

    How would you protect the US against Chinese cyberattacks? Would you push for stricter security standards, or new encryption technology? The Trump administration’s national security team has another idea: a government-controlled 5G network. Axios has obtained documents showing that the team is...
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    World Pornhub branches out into interactive sex toys – Engadget

    Before the sex robots take over, we still have time to get our rocks off with one another (and ourselves). And Pornhub is here to lend a hand, or an interactive sex toy, or three, to be precise. The largest pornography site on the net has been syncing its interactive adult … via Engadget –...
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    Business Uber will pay New York drivers $3 million in class-action settlement –

    It’s hard to keep track of all of the lawsuits Uber’s juggling these days, but there’s about to be one less. The company has settled a suit brought against it by 2,421 New York drivers who claimed Uber paid them less than was contractually obligated and falsely advertised how much drivers …...
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    Business Google bought a UK startup that turns screens into speakers –

    Over the past year, Google has demonstrated its desire to step up its hardware game. The company bought HTC’s Pixel team for $1.1 billion, designed its own imaging chip for the Pixel 2 and also hired a key Apple chip designer. Bloomberg reports that in its bid to gain an edge … via...
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    Business Facebook’s Messenger Kids app arrives on Amazon Fire tablets

    Facebook launched a Messenger app just for kids this past December, but it was only available on iOS. Now the app is available on Amazon’s app store for Fire tablets as well. While it might not help counter the current worries over connected gadget addiction, the app has some built-in features …...