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Cnet

As the Netflix soap opera about the British royal family continues, Colman is joined by Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret. [...]
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Christian Bale and Matt Damon keep the pedal to the metal in this race to Le Mans '66. [...]
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The perfect Star Wars gift can be hard to find, but we've done some of the hard work with our line up of best gifts for Star Wars fans these holidays. [...]
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Hand-picked by CNET editors, these are the best phones to give this holiday season. [...]
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Mashable

I am a begrudging fan of algorithmic playlists. I miss putting together my own "new favorite songs" lists and assembling the perfect order of tunes for a burned CD. But damn if Spotify's Discover Weekly and Your Daily Mix playlists aren't convenient, and generally, really good. Spotify flexed its algorithmic playlist-making [...]
Source: Mashable
Heads up, Sam's Club members: The warehouse club's Black Friday 2019 ad just hit the web tipping some great deals on laptops, TVs, gaming gear, DSLR cameras, fitness trackers, and more Sam's Club will offer ...More about Mashable Shopping, Tech, and Consumer Tech [...]
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Disney+ launched to great fanfare and plenty of success on Nov. 12, but the hottest streaming service in town wasn't without its warts. Luckily, it looks like its most unforgivable sin will be fixed in the near-ish future. In a statement given to The AV Club, Disney confirmed it would let [...]
Source: Mashable
It's been 22 years since the world watched Rose survive the Titanic by holing up on a floating door. But our hearts have gone on for Jack, who surely could have lived, too, if Rose had just scooted over. "Jack could have fit on that door" truthers on the internet still [...]
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TechCrunch

Aerial imagery is a common asset in military matters, but 3D maps can be difficult to collect on short notice without specialized equipment. This new photogrammetry technique from the Army Corps of Engineers, however, can make accurate 3D maps from ordinary aerial footage in just minutes. Photogrammetry is the process of [...]
Source: Tech Crunch
The maker of Magic: The Gathering has confirmed that a security lapse exposed the data on hundreds of thousands of game players. The game's developer, the Washington-based Wizards of the Coast, left a database backup file in a public Amazon Web Services storage bucket. The database file contained user account information [...]
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Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support, and the money that flows through it all. What are developers talking about? What do app publishers and marketers need to know? How are politics impacting the App Store [...]
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In these times of political strife, it's nice that despite our differences we can still band together as a nation in the face of a catastrophe that affects us all equally. I speak, of course, of robocalls, and it seems that the House and Senate have put their differences aside [...]
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We tested the latest and greatest gaming laptops to sort the god-rolls from the vendor fodder. [...]
Source: Wired
Reuben Wu uses LED-equipped drones to illuminate mysterious shapes in one of the world's strangest landscapes. [...]
Source: Wired
Author Cadwell Turnbull, who grew up in Saint Thomas, thinks his home territories would have been a better locale for the show. [...]
Source: Wired
A border privacy win, a suspect Army app, and more of the week's top security news. [...]
Source: Wired
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