YouTube bans dangerous prank videos and challenges after people drive cars blindfolded

Videos have seen people pretend children's parents have died and one man shot dead while attempting to use an encyclopedia as a shield

19 hours ago from The Independent

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The Razr phone is back! Motorola to launch $1,500 reboot of the iconic device next month

After being buried in a digital grave since 2008, Lenovo-owned Motorola is set to revive the world's most popular flip phone, the Razr, with a $1,500 version that includes a folding screen.

8 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Fortnite bug gave hackers access to millions of player accounts, researchers say

You might want to double-check your credit card statements.

12 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Apple is selling a new battery case for its latest iPhones... for $129

Apple has just started selling silicone "Smart Battery Cases" for the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR models, promising talk time for the phones that in some instances could exceed a day and a half. ...

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Tesla sells a new wall charger, Maryland backs away from big EV charging program

An electric-vehicle transition requires places to plug in.

6 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Verizon bundles Apple Music into its more expensive unlimited plans - CNET

Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited customers will get Apple Music as a bundled perk.

12 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Study finds almost 75% of Facebook users have no idea it tracks their online activity to sell ads

Facebook spent the better part of 2018 trying to show users how it collects vast amounts of data on them, but it turns out the vast majority still have no idea the firm tracks their interests ...

5 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Netflix raising prices for 58M US subscribers as costs rise

Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its streaming service 12 years ago.

Tue 15 Jan 19 from Phys.org

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MasterCard won't let companies automatically bill you after free trials

We've all made the mistake of starting a free trial and forgetting to cancel it before the billing period kicks in. Now, MasterCard will protect against this. The company announced ...

6 hours ago from Engadget

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