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Fortnite pulled from Apple and Google app stores

14-Aug-2020 06:36

Fortnite maker Epic sues Apple after the tech giant removed the game.

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Amazon can be held liable for products sold on Marketplace, appeals court rules

14-Aug-2020 04:59

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Amazon can be held liable for defective products sold on its Marketplace in California, an Thursday. The California Fourth District Court of Appeals reversed a 2019 trial court ruling and reinstated claims from a woman who says she suffered third-degree burns when a defective laptop battery she bought from a third-party seller on Amazon caught fire.

The decision could have dire repercussions for Amazon, that it only serves as an intermediary between buyers and third-party sellers on the Marketplace portion of its platform. That stance has protected Amazon from liability for Marketplace products, that is, until now. The company is now facing over defective products in...

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You can type ‘how to vote’ into Google now for instant state-by-state voting instructions

14-Aug-2020 04:56

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Election Day in the US — November 3rd — is almost here. Now, if you type “how to vote” or “how to register to vote” into Google’s search box, it will and give you voting dates, ways to register to vote online, and more.

If you go to Google’s search engine or the Chrome web browser to search for specific voting information, you’ll now get some very specific results:

Google search provides detailed answers to questions you may have about registering or voting in your state.

If you search “,” the first thing that appears on the webpage — below all of the ads, anyhow — is no longer the top search result for that phrase. Instead, you’ll see specific information on...

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Epic rallies Fortnite players against Apple with a warning that they’ll miss the next season

14-Aug-2020 04:49

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Apple has from the App Store for violating store policies, and Epic is rallying players against the iPhone maker in part by telling them they could miss the game’s upcoming season if Apple doesn’t change its rules.

“Because Apple has BLOCKED your ability to update, when Fortnite Chapter 2 - Season 4 releases you will NOT be able to play the new Season on iOS,” Epic said titled “#FreeFortnite.”

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 4 is scheduled to begin on August 27th. If nothing changes between Apple and Epic by then, that means the game’s many iOS players will lose out on the chance to play Fortnite’s next major update in just a couple weeks. New seasons typically introduce a significant amount of content, such as...

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Don't know what to watch? Just ask Google

14-Aug-2020 04:44

A new update to Google Search adds live TV results and recommendations to help you quickly find something to watch.

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Microsoft will now let you choose a preferred GPU for every Windows 10 app

14-Aug-2020 04:30

Windows 10 build 20190 will enable to bind a GPU to a specific app

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Garbage Crypto Product Dies Immediately After Launch

14-Aug-2020 04:07

What happens when you mix esoteric financial instruments with poor coding practices? You get decentralized finance (DeFi), a new buzzword popular with crypto fans who see it as a way to invest in new startups or put money to work by lending out dormant crypto to eager customers.

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Fortnite vs. Apple: everything you need to know about Epic’s fight against mobile app stores

14-Aug-2020 03:00

That escalated quickly

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The Cheapest Cloud Storage Services of 2020 for All Your Files

14-Aug-2020 03:00

There are plenty of cloud storage services out there, but which one is the best? And how do you even define “best,” because that word, to me, means “the most I can get without having to pay anything.”

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Avatar: The Last Airbender live-action Netflix adaptation loses original creators

14-Aug-2020 02:00

The Netflix version is not want they "envisioned or intended."

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