Action-packed ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ trailer shows off some combat

The appearance of Christmas decorations usually means shifting consumer viewing habits from summer action blockbusters to feel-gooderies like A Charlie Brown Christmas. Luckily, the drop of a new trailer for Alita: Battle Angel, reminds us that the h…

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Netflix's Oscar hopeful 'Roma' gets personal in first trailer

Roma has been racking up praise from critics on the film festival circuit for months. Now that Netflix released a trailer for the film as it is gearing up for a limited theatrical run, it’s easy to see what people have been raving about. The film fro…

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Underwater adventure game 'Abzû' is coming to the Nintendo Switch

Abzû, the award-winning underground aventure game from Giant Squid Studios, is making its way to the Nintendo Switch. The game will be available on the platform starting November 29th. It will sell for $19.99, but you can save 10 percent off by…

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Swatter behind deadly 'Call of Duty' hoax pleads guilty to 51 charges

Tyler Barriss is poised to face a stiff punishment for the game-related swatting call that ultimately killed Wichita resident Andrew Finch, not to mention a host of other crimes. Barriss has pleaded guilty to 51 charges as part of a deal, including…

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NASA and Autodesk are testing new ways to design interplanetary landers

Autodesk, the software company behind AutoCAD, has teamed up with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to look at news ways to create an interplanetary lander that could potentially touch down on the moons of Saturn or Jupiter. When Mark Davis, the…

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YouTube lets European creators add a merch store to their channels

Earlier this year, YouTube and Teespring joined forces to launch a shopping hub that allowed US creators to sell custom merchandise directly under their videos. Now, the companies have expanded the merch store to creators in Europe.

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The Game Awards nominees include 'God of War,' 'Red Dead Redemption 2'

The Game Awards nominees for 2018 are here, and this year it’s very, very obvious who’s out front. The short list (disclaimer: we’re a judge in the competition) is dominated by God of War and Red Dead Redemption 2, both of which have a whopping eight…

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Juul stops selling flavored e-cigarette pods, kills social media accounts

Juul Labs, the makers of the wildly popular Juul e-cigarettes, announced today that it will stop selling most of its flavored vaping pods in retail stores. The company will also put an end to its social media promotions and advertisements. The decisi…

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Facebook’s new career site aims to help job-seekers hone their skills

Facebook has updated some of its career tools and launched a new website in order to help its users find new job opportunities, the company said today. Now, along with posting jobs on their Pages, businesses can also post them in Groups, and Facebook…

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Lime launches its first car-sharing service in Seattle

It’s true: after a long time focusing on scooters, Lime is ready to delve into four-wheeled transportation. The startup is launching a car-sharing service, LimePod, that will be available in Seattle as of this week. As with scooters, it’ll cost jus…

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Google will take over part of DeepMind’s health business

Alphabet is shuffling some of its companies around as it works to better organize the health projects that are currently spread across its subsidiaries. So going forward, DeepMind’s health unit will instead exist under the Google umbrella and it will…

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Senators call for FTC investigation into ads in children’s apps

Last month, a study published in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics described just how prevalent advertising is in apps geared towards children, and its findings have now led three Senators to ask the FTC to investigate. Senator…

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Our moon is the hottest property in the solar system right now

The space race is heating up again in ways we haven’t seen since the end of the Cold War. We haven’t been to the moon since 1972 but a number of private companies and national agencies have begun looking to our nearest celestial neighbor with renewed…

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Razer Phone 2 will be available from AT&T on November 16th

If you’re in the US, you no longer have to buy the Razer Phone 2 online or visit a big-box store — it could be available at a carrier shop around the corner. AT&T has announced that it will carry the gaming-oriented smartphone both online and a…

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Kindle Paperwhite review (2018): A classic, updated

Until now, the Kindle Paperwhite had three mortal enemies: water, airplane seatback pockets (just me that keeps leaving them on planes?) and book snobs. While there’s no hope for the latter, one of those issues isn’t long for this world, as this year…

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UK's largest mobile carrier will launch 5G in 16 cities next year

EE, the largest mobile carrier in the UK, is planning to launch its 5G network in 16 cities across the country in 2019. The carrier will flip the switch on the high-speed network in heavily trafficked areas in the UK’s busiest cities. The initial lau…

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Facebook bug allowed other sites to view users' likes and interests

Facebook’s privacy woes are a little murkier after it emerged a bug allowed websites to extract certain data from users’ profiles, such as their interests and likes, without them knowing about it. Facebook fixed the bug a few days after Imperva secur…

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Moment's latest telephoto lens is designed for newer phones

Moment released a telephoto lens for phones back in 2014, but it was designed for small phones like the iPhone 5S and quickly developed distortion on phones with larger camera sensors. You had to investigate alternatives like OlloClip’s upcoming Pro…

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