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YouTube is banning alcohol, gambling, and politics from its ‘most prominent’ ad slot

YouTube will no longer be accepting ads relating to alcohol, gambling, politics, or “prescription drug terms” for its masthead ad slot, which appears at the top of the website and...

Asus launches $499.99 Chromebook Flip CM5 with AMD Ryzen 5 processors

Asus has released its latest Ryzen-powered Chromebook, the Chromebook Flip CM5. The CM5 has a 15.6-inch screen, and Asus is pushing it as a device for cloud-based gaming. It’s available...

Google Workspace and Google Chat are officially available to everybody

Google is announcing some changes to its Workspace suite of apps and services today, including availability for anybody who has a Google account. Google says that there are over three...

Samsung says it hasn’t decided whether to halt Galaxy S21 FE production

Samsung has downplayed a report that claimed the company has suspended production of an upcoming phone called the Galaxy S21 FE. Korean publication ETNews alleged over the weekend that production...

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From Tamagotchi to ‘Nintendogs:’ Why People Love Digital Pets

Cats and dogs will always be popular, of course, but horses and fish were in high demand too. The Legend of Zelda franchise has...

18 Amazon Prime Perks You Might Not Be Using

Prime Video is also included with your membership. There are some killer originals, like The Expanse (a WIRED staff favorite) and Homecoming, in addition...

Biktrix Kutty X Review: A Refined Folding Fat-Tire Ebike

Photograph: BiktrixFolding it is simple but unwieldy, due to the bike's 60-pound weight. Undo a clamp in the middle of the frame, then lift...

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Supreme Court gives LinkedIn another chance to block data scraping

A couple of years ago, LinkedIn was told by a US federal judge that it can’t block rivals like hiQ Labs from scraping personal data from public profiles. But on Monday, the...

YouTube is banning alcohol, gambling, and politics from its ‘most prominent’ ad slot

YouTube will no longer be accepting ads relating to alcohol, gambling, politics, or “prescription drug terms” for its masthead ad slot, which appears at the top of the website and...

Combining Online Courses With In-Person Supports, ‘Hybrid Colleges’ Unite

Over the past decade, brick-and-mortar outposts have popped up across the U.S. to offer students who take online college courses a physical space to study and interact. In Denver, there’s a suite...

SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell 2021 commencement address

"Hey, Class of 2021, I'm incredibly proud to be your commencement speaker.Thank you, Morty for inviting me, and thanks to the board and Lanny Martin, its chairman, for allowing me to...

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