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New Minecraft Update Goes Under the Sea

PC Magazine - Breaking News - Thu, 2017-11-23 20:33
Mojang's new update for Minecraft, 'The Update Aquatic,' adds fish, shipwrecks, and awesome tridents. Time to start building aquariums for your oceanic fortress.
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Pixel 2 Trouble? Google Assistant Might Be Able to Help

PC Magazine - Breaking News - Thu, 2017-11-23 20:33
Google is sending in Google Assistant to help troubleshoot smartphone issues for some Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners.
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YouTube boots 50 channels in attempt to clean up kids' programming

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2017-11-23 16:58

YouTube said it had toughened its guidelines for acceptable content, kicked off 50 channels and removed "thousands" of videos under the guidelines.

       
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Facebook will tell you if you got duped by fake Russian accounts

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2017-11-23 10:27

New Facebook tool will show you if you liked or followed fake Russian accounts spreading disinformation during the election on Facebook and Instagram.

       
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These life hacks will help you survive the holidays

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2017-11-23 10:17

These handy tips will help you this Thanksgiving, and beyond.

       
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#OptOutside on Black Friday: Lyft and REI providing free rides in these 10 cities

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Thu, 2017-11-23 10:14

With the use of a promo code, people can get $10 off a Lyft ride to major parks in in 12 cities across the country.

       
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I want a new iPhone but can't pay $1,000. Which one should I buy?

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 23:08

Picking between iPhone SE, 6S, 7, 8 and X

       
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How to find and discover new podcasts — the 2017 edition

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 23:08

TVs, apps, the car and Alexa offer more choices

       
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Disney/Pixar head John Lasseter takes leave of absence after 'missteps'

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 17:28

The chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios says he's stepping down following 'painful conversations.'

       
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Farewell to night? Light pollution reducing darkness worldwide

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 15:50

Researchers report that the artificially lit nighttime surface of our planet is growing —  in both size and brightness — in most of the world’s countries.

       
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The best Black Friday beauty deals of 2017

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 15:02

Spoiler: They are insanely good

       
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Meg Whitman to quit Hewlett Packard Enterprise, says won't run for office — or go to rival

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 14:51

Meg Whitman, who oversaw a huge restructuring at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, will step down as its CEO on Feb. 1, 2018.

       
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What's at stake with the FCC's net neutrality vote

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 14:41

The Federal Communications Commission has released its regulations to replace the net neutrality rules passed in 2015 under President Obama.

       
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Google might know more about your whereabouts than you think

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 13:44

Quartz found that Google has been tracking Android Cell ID codes since January. Here's what that means. Video provided by Newsy

       
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These life hacks will save your holidays

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 13:36

We're always super busy once the holidays roll around. Tech expert Jennifer Jolly offers some life hacks to help you survive.

       
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Uber paid hackers $100,000 to hide year-old breach of 57 million users

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 11:09

The company was legally obliged to report the breach but instead paid the hackers $100,000 to delete the information.

       
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USA TODAY's list of the biggest data breaches and hacks of all time (Hint: Uber's only #12)

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 11:08

Data breaches have become a fact of digital life. Here's USA TODAY's list of the largest reported breaches.

       
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Uber: Two employees fired for paying hackers to keep breach a secret

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 11:06

Ride service app Uber is is hot water once again.

       
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Cyber Monday is forecast to be huge. The reason: can't shake a shopping habit

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 10:42

After a weekend of browsing deals, Cyber Monday is when we hit 'buy'.

       
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Facebook is still allowing discriminatory housing ads that exclude users by race

USA Today - Top Technology Stories - Wed, 2017-11-22 10:39

Last week Pro Publica says it was able to buy dozens of rental housing ads on Facebook that excluded people by race and other potentially illegal criteria.

       
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