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15.06.2019
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There’s no reason to trust Amazon’s Choice

Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Ever since Amazon introduced its “Amazon’s Choice” label in 2015 to recommend certain products, a skeptical world has been trying to find out what the badge actually means — because some items that are “Amazon’s Choice” really shouldn’t be. Even if a product has the badge and seems […]

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anatoliykv
14.06.2019
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Google Chrome 76 beta makes it harder to use Flash, easier to dodge paywalls

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Chrome’s last big feature was dark mode in Chrome 73 and 74, and version 75 didn’t bring much of note, but Chrome 76, in beta today, has some sneaky features you may want to know about. While Adobe Flash won’t truly die till 2020 and has been […]

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anatoliykv
13.06.2019
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League of Legends dev Riot Games is officially under investigation for alleged gender discrimination

Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge The developer of the popular League of Legends game has been facing down allegations and lawsuits over what’s reportedly a toxic workplace culture, culminating in a mass walkout when the company tried to force two women into arbitration instead of having their day in court. But it now […]

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anatoliykv
12.06.2019
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Huawei postpones planned laptop launch amid US trade war

Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Huawei has indefinitely postponed the imminent launch of a new Windows laptop, consumer division Richard Yu has confirmed to CNBC. The product was set for a reveal at the ongoing CES Asia show in Shanghai this week, but trade sanctions from the US government are restricting Huawei’s ability […]

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anatoliykv
11.06.2019
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Fujifilm is bringing back monochrome film

Fujifilm has announced that it’s re-entering the black-and-white film market after stopping production more than a year ago. A new film, Neopan 100 Acros II, is being developed following feedback from, and I quote from the press release, “millennials and GenZs,” who the company describes as “the new film enthusiasts.” Acros is an iconic brand […]

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anatoliykv
10.06.2019
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“Deathloop” is the next game from the studio behind “Dishonored”

Arkane, the studio behind the Dishonored series and Prey, is back with a new game called Deathloop — which is apparently about two assassins known as “The Captain” and “Jules” attempting to kill each other (and their targets) while stuck in a time loop in a mysterious island known as Blackreef. The trailer above gives […]

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anatoliykv
09.06.2019
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Microsoft hints at next-generation Xbox ‘Scarlet’ in E3 teasers

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is less than 24 hours away from unveiling its next-generation Xbox plans at E3, and the company has been hiding secret messages in its own teasers. Twitter users have noticed that each of Microsoft’s daily E3 countdown videos has a secret code hidden in the left-hand side […]

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anatoliykv
08.06.2019
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Lyft is suing San Francisco to prevent competing bikeshares from moving in

Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images Lyft filed a lawsuit against San Francisco today claiming city authorities are violating a contract it has with the ride-hailing company that gives Lyft exclusive rights to operate bike-share programs in the area. San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency, on the other hand, says it has the authority to […]

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anatoliykv
07.06.2019
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HTC’s Vive Pro Eye VR headset with eye-tracking arrives for $1,599

Virtual reality and eye-tracking seem like an incredible match — for reasons I’ll illustrate below — and now HTC’s first dedicated stab at an eye-tracking headset has arrived in the US and Canada for $1,599. That’s the word from HTC’s official blog post, following an earlier release for the headset in China and Europe last […]

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anatoliykv
06.06.2019
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Bowing to pressure, YouTube will reconsider its harassment policies

YouTube will reconsider its harassment policies and may update them, the company said in a new blog post. The statement was apparently prompted by public pressure on the company after a conflict between two YouTubers: Carlos Maza, who hosts for Vox, and Stephen Crowder, a conservative media personality. In response to backlash, YouTube has convened […]

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