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Google will let you mute those annoying ads that stalk you

Google will let you mute those annoying ads that stalk you

But later, you're on a totally different site and see an ad promoting the same area rug from the same retailer. It's worth noting here that reminder ads will only be muted for "at least" 90 days, ...

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Chrome Now Lets You Mute Noisy Sites Forever: Here's How

Chrome Now Lets You Mute Noisy Sites Forever: Here's How

Google previously announced in September it would roll out a feature that mutes sites . Chrome will soon gain a Google-built ad blocker that will automatically prevent several "annoying" and "int...

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Drama Series From La La Land's Damien Chazelle Lands at Apple

Drama Series From La La Land's Damien Chazelle Lands at Apple

It is known, however, that Chazelle plans to write and direct the series, which will be executive produced by the acclaimed director, along with Oscar-nominated producers Jordan Horowitz (" La La L...

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Facebook's least favorite Austrian can now press privacy suit in Vienna

Facebook's least favorite Austrian can now press privacy suit in Vienna

Now, we can finally go ahead with the case. "By contrast, as the assignee of other consumers' claims, he can not benefit from the consumer forum for the purposes of a collective action". "After thro...

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Twitter working on a Snapchat-style video feature

Twitter working on a Snapchat-style video feature

Apparently Twitter has a working demo of the product, but the design has not been finalized. CEO Jack Dorsey has referred to Twitter's current video-sharing experience as "confusing", and complim...

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February's free Games with Gold for Xbox One and Xbox 360

February's free Games with Gold for Xbox One and Xbox 360

The Xbox One users with Xbox Live Gold can play Fallout 4 until 28th of January for free, and PC users will have the chance at 1st of February. Games with Gold first launched in the summer of ...

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Vince McMahon Set To Make Major Announcement

Vince McMahon Set To Make Major Announcement

I had the chance to watch the announcement itself and he gave out many details on what we should expect to see from this revamped version of the XFL (Extreme Football League). This time around, the WW...

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds reaches 4 million on Xbox One

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds reaches 4 million on Xbox One

Despite it's enormous success on PC, where it's just coming up to 28 million copies sold, there was no guarantee that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (aka PUBG ) would be a hit on Xbox One. Anyone wh...

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Disney to give $1000 bonus to 125000 employees after tax bill

Disney to give $1000 bonus to 125000 employees after tax bill

The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $116.15. About 752,030 shares traded. Oxbridge Re Holdings Limited (NASDAQ:OXBR) has risen 16.47% since January 24, 2...

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Nintendo Mobile App Miitomo Shutting down Later This Year

Nintendo Mobile App Miitomo Shutting down Later This Year

Nintendo said it would hold a " thank you festival " before the service closed, offering players daily login bonuses of 2,000 Miitomo coins and five game tickets. The game that launched Nintendo'...

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) - Investor's Roundup (PEG Analysis)

Another trade for 775,958 shares valued at $62.26M was sold by WALTON S ROBSON. Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP) has risen 68.30% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. Telsey Adviso...

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Tinder's Lack of Encryption Creates Spying Risk

Tinder's Lack of Encryption Creates Spying Risk

Turns out even that might not be safe, thanks to the efforts of researchers from Tel Aviv-based security firm Checkmarx . The researchers say that by combining the intercepted photos with the monit...

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Fitbit says it will end support for Pebble smartwatches in June

Fitbit says it will end support for Pebble smartwatches in June

After the buyout, members of the Pebble team helped Fitbit develop its own smartwatch OS that debuted on the past year. Most of that growth will come from Apple Watch sales, but newer players like F...

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Self-driving cars-well, soccer mom vans-will hit Atlanta streets again

Self-driving cars-well, soccer mom vans-will hit Atlanta streets again

Plus a wide variety of weather conditions, from heat to heavy rain and even snow, will present new challenges for Waymo's self-driving cars to conquer. Waymo adding the Metro Atlanta to its self-drivi...

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Sea of Thieves closed beta sets sail

Sea of Thieves closed beta sets sail

If you didn't manage to get in, you can still join in the fun, albeit in a different way that doesn't involve playing the game, but will net you some sweet Sea of Thieves booty. Incidentally, the cl...

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands receives loot boxes, will be cosmetic-only

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands receives loot boxes, will be cosmetic-only

Ubisoft insists that these Battle Crates are cosmetic-only and will not give any gameplay advantage to players. Clearly anticipating some resistance to the announcement - given the furore surroundin...

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Elon Musk to get paid only if Tesla meets market, operations goals

Elon Musk to get paid only if Tesla meets market, operations goals

The world's wealthiest person is now Amazon (AMZN, +0.69%) CEO Jeff Bezos, whose $108 billion worth of Amazon stock makes up the lion's share of his net worth. "For Elon to fully vest in the award, ...

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Inaugural UEFA Nations League sees 55 teams slotted

Inaugural UEFA Nations League sees 55 teams slotted

England have been drawn into Group Four of League A , while Wales , under new manager Ryan Giggs , will face the Republic of Ireland and Denmark in Group Four of League B . If Northern Ire...

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Shopian gunfight: Two militants killed

Shopian gunfight: Two militants killed

The encounter is underway and additional troops have joined the operation. The 17-year-old boy, Shakir, who was killed in the clashes hailed from Qalampora village. He said unfortunately, a boy was al...

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'I've never done the Presidents Club before and I wouldn't again'

'I've never done the Presidents Club before and I wouldn't again'

By late afternoon, the Presidents Club said it would disband. Advertising group WPP said it had traditionally sponsored a table at the annual event, but would now be ending its association with it. It...

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