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New York and New Jersey launch COVID Alert apps for Android and iOS

Particularly as people return to work or places like restaurants reopen, these apps could be helpful in letting people know they’ve been in contact with someone who tests positive, although officials...

Conspiracists Jacob Wohl, Jack Burkman Face Felony Charges Over Robocalling Ring

The office of the Attorney General of Michigan announced felony charges on Thursday against far-right conspiracy theorists Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman, saying the world’s least dynamic pro-Trump duo was behind...

Twitter removed 130 Iran-linked accounts during last night’s debate

Twitter has removed 130 accounts that appeared to originate from Iran and were attempting to disrupt public conversation around the 2020 US Presidential debate. The social network’s Support account has revealed...

Facebook has removed more than 6,500 militia groups and pages

Now, just over a month later, we have a better idea at how many takedowns have actually happened as a result of the policy. Brian Fishman, Director of Counterterrorism and Dangerous Organizations...

Apple outage caused iCloud, App Store, Music and TV+ problems

If you’re getting error messages instead of media across your Apple devices and services then you’re not alone. The company’s status page notes an outage that’s affecting many of its connected...

Sonos Smacks Google With Another Lawsuit Over Its Speaker Tech

Thanks to an accidental leak from Walmart, we’re pretty sure a new Google Nest speaker is on the docket for tomorrow’s Launch Night In event. You know who’s not too happy...

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A New Kind of Male Sex Toy

The Arcwave Ion, a new sex toy from a company called Wow Tech, promises a different kind of male orgasm. They deliver... kind of. BTW, friends, this review is NSFW. Wow Tech makes the disgustingly-named Womanizer, a popular ladies toy that uses vibration...

Google Fi starts selling 5G phones from Samsung

Google Fi customers have been able to use unlocked Samsung phones on the MVNO’s network for years, but now those same customers can now buy a Samsung Galaxy device directly from the search giant. On the Fi website, the company has...

Waymo rolls out its driverless robo-taxi service in Arizona

Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet, said Thursday that it’s offering its fully driverless robo-taxis to all customers of its ride-hailing service in Phoenix, Arizona. Previously, the company only afforded its fleet of unmanned...

UK announces more than 10,000 new cases for first time

There were 12,872 new cases, while a further 49 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19. However, the government said a technical issue meant some cases this week were not recorded at the time so these were included...

Greenland Melting Fastest Any Time in Last 12,000 Years

Greenland is the biggest island in the world. And the ice sheet that sits atop it is massive. "The pile of ice is so thick it extends more than 10,000 feet above the ocean. And if all that ice were to melt...