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Epic Games Acquires Indie Music Company Bandcamp

The makers of Fortnite, Epic Games, have recently acquired Bandcamp, an online indie-focused music startup. This unorthodox move follows the gaming giant’s acquisition of Harmonix, a music gaming developer most well known for the Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises. Why Epic is collecting these music-based companies is still unclear, but one potential purpose is […]

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What Is New in the Amazon Fall Product Event?

Amazon just revealed a plethora of new tech in its fall product event; here’s what’s new. Amazon Astro: A small, automatic robot with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, that can move from room to room, assisting you as needed. The bot can also patrol your house with ring functionality, allowing you to view your house in […]

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Facebook Under Fire After Reports of Its Active Suppression of Negative Research Reports

The software giant Facebook is currently under fire after reports that its management team is fully aware of the harm its applications mentally inflict on its users, and due to the fact that Facebook-led studies that resulted in criticism of the site have been suppressed and hidden from the public eye intentionally. Led by researchers […]

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Apple’s Next Hardware Event Is September 14th, Here’s What to Expect

Apple has recently announced the date of its next Hardware Event, which is slated for September 14, at 10:00 a.m. PDT. Following the controversy behind apple’s plans to begin scanning images on iCloud, and the release of Samsung’s ZFlip 3 5G and ZFold3 5G the past month has been big in terms of smartphone information […]

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Amazon In Planning To Implement Cashier-less Technology in Whole Foods

The shopping giant Amazon is planning a pilot run of the implementation of its new “Just Walk Out” technology at two whole foods, by next year. Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology, as seen at its Amazon Go locations in Seattle, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, allows for a seamless shopping experience, in which customers […]

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Apple Plans to Scan Photos for Child Abuse Content

Apple has recently revealed a series of steps to be taken to help protect children from within their ecosystem of apps. The purpose of the features is to cut down on Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) in three ways. These include: automatic detection of CSAM material within saved iCloud Photos, encrypted detection of sensitive content […]

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