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Blizzard isn't ditching the Battle.net name after all

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Some fans got sad when they heard that Blizzard plans to ditch the Battle.net name after two decades online. Others shrugged it off: it's new name doesn't matter anyway. It's always going to be called B.net. After hearing its fans'… Go To Full Article

Peter Dinklage film ‘Rememory’ hits Google Play on August 24th

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If you're going to get sad once Game of Thrones ends its current short season at the end of August, there's a little glimmer of hope: The show's star Peter Dinklage has a movie coming out then. Rememory, a science… Go To Full Article

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich drops out of Trump council

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Intel chief Brian Krzanich condemned hate speech and white supremacy on Twitter following the horrific events in Charlottesville this weekend. For a while, though, it wasn't clear whether he'd continue backing President Trump's American Manufacturing... Go To Full Article

Target buys same-day delivery company to battle Amazon

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A couple of months ago, Target took on Amazon's Prime Pantry services with its own version: Restock. The retailer's new service undercut Amazon by a dollar for a 45-pound box full of goodies, and even offered next-day service to beat… Go To Full Article

DOJ demands info on 1.3M visitors to protest-organizing website

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A month ago, the Department of Justice served a warrant (PDF) to Dreamhost regarding one of its clients. This is routine for law enforcement to make such requests, the website hosting service said in a blog post -- except the… Go To Full Article

Google hires a legendary Apple engineer to tackle AI

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Legendary programmer Chris Lattner has had a roller coaster of a year. He left Apple (where he developed the Swift programming language) to help build Tesla's Autopilot technology, only to leave months later after realizing that he wasn't a good… Go To Full Article

Facebook adds a link to Trending News in the app's main menu

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The redesigned Trending Topics section of Facebook is now called Trending News and the updates to this feature -- which were announced in May -- are now available to most US users on both iOS and Android devices. For iPhone… Go To Full Article

Samsung's next Gear Fit will track your swimming

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We liked Samsung's Gear Fit 2, but it had its limits. You couldn't use it to track your swimming, for starters. It's a good thing, then, that well-known leaker Evan Blass claims to have a training deck detailing a sequel… Go To Full Article

Snapchat can stitch multiple Snaps into one concert video

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If you aren't able to see your favorite performer on stage, don't worry -- random Snapchat users will help you out. The app's newest feature, Crowd Surf, stitches together snaps of the same event to make a cohesive, seamless video… Go To Full Article

AMD RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 finally reviewed

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Review roundup: Matches GTX 1080/1070 but with a high TDP AMD has finally launched its first consumer-oriented graphics cards based on the new Vega GPU, the Radeon RX Vega 64 and the Radeon RX Vega 56. With… Go To Full Article

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