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YouTube is down

No, it’s not just you. As of Tuesday evening Pacific Time, YouTube was down for many users. The outage appears to have begun some time around 6:15 p.m., making this a pretty long outage ...

38 minutes ago from TechCrunch

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Google to charge for apps on Android phones in Europe

Google plans to start charging smartphone makers to pre-install apps like Gmail, YouTube and Google Maps on Android handsets sold in Europe, a response to a record $5 billion antitrust fine ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Twitter sends out weird nonsense notification to its users

Message appears as a long series of letters and numbers

11 hours ago from The Independent

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Google really is trying to build a censored Chinese search engine, its CEO confirms

Given Chinese censorship issues, the project has led to employee backlash at the search engine giant.

13 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Facebook cracks down on political 'dark ads' to prevent spread of misinformation

The new system requires anyone posting a political advert to first verify their identity and location

15 hours ago from The Independent

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Lyft launches All-Access subscription plan offering 30 rides for $299 per month

Lyft has become the latest company to be bitten by the subscription bug. The ride-hailing service on Tuesday announced the Lyft All-Access plan, a pre-paid subscription that offers 30 rides ...

12 hours ago from Techspot

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Google Adds EV Charging Station Info To Google Maps

Searching and locating a gas station on Google Maps is pretty easy. However as we’re seeing more car owners make the shift towards electric or plug-in hybrids, it means that instead of searching ...

4 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Apple finally fixes incredibly controversial bagel choice for iPhone emoji

A dash of cream cheese and some more detail appears to have assuaged the arguments

9 hours ago from The Independent

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Can Pinterest succeed with slow-growth strategy?

If Instagram is the dream vacation you'll never go on and Facebook is Thanksgiving with too many relatives arguing over politics, Pinterest is sitting on the couch by yourself, watching a home-improvement ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Hinge launches 'We Met' feature to let users review first dates

We Met will pop up for users a few days after they exchange phone numbers with another user. The app will ask each user separately if they went on a date and if they'd like to see the person ...

11 hours ago from Daily Mail

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