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Amazon will give you a $20 Prime Day credit just for uploading a photo

Really. That's it. Free money alert: You can scoop up a $20 credit for Prime Day just by trying Amazon Photos(opens in a new tab) for the first time at...

New Amazon Alexa feature will creepily mimic dead loved one’s voices

It's like an episode of "Black Mirror" Your dead loved ones are never really gone, they're just trapped inside Amazon's voice-assisted devices. Wednesday, at Amazon's...

Elon Musk says he never told people to invest in crypto. Here’s what he...

Making something sound fun and cool is technically different from telling people to do it. With the entire cryptocurrency market currently tanking and major crypto firms becoming insolvent,...

How Google Street View uses snowmobiles and camels to capture images around the globe

Google Street View has circled the planet hundreds of times over the last 15 years. A video from Wire shows us just how Google Street View has circled...

No, the Google AI isn’t sentient, but it likely is racist and sexist

Hm, those are pretty human characteristics, though... While a sentient AI is a thoroughly freaky concept, it's not (yet) a reality. But a racist and sexist AI? Unfortunately,...

It looks like China did have access to U.S. TikTok user data

Yikes! Despite the repeated assurances that TikTok's parent company, the China-based Byte Dance, isn't checking out data collected about users in the U.S., it looks like the company...

SpaceX reportedly fires employees who condemned Elon Musk’s behavior in open letter

The letter labelled the CEO's actions as a "frequent source of distraction and embarrassment". SpaceX employees have denounced Elon Musk's behavior in an open letter sent within...

Do you have to pay for Microsoft’s Defender Antivirus?

The short answer is no, but also yes. If you've ever rocked with a Microsoft operating system at any point in your life, you're probably familiar with Microsoft...

Report: Some hospitals are giving private data to Facebook

33 of the top 100 hospitals sent private data to Facebook, an investigation by The Markup found. About a third of the top hospitals in the...

I canceled my Amazon Prime membership. You can, too.

It's time to say goodbye to Prime. You can quit Amazon Prime. I did it in 2020, in response to Amazon firing user experience designers Emily...

How NASA’s Venus probe will survive hell and make unprecedented discoveries

"We haven't seen anything yet." A hefty question still puzzles planetary scientists: What happened to Venus? Though Venus and Earth are similarly-sized rocky worlds...

Crypto is caving in. What’s up?

This elevator is going down. It hasn't been a great couple of months for cryptocurrency owners. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and basically all other major...

Apple’s iPhone 14 will likely get a massive front camera upgrade

Smile if you like taking selfies. Apple typically makes significant upgrades to its iPhone's rear cameras with each iteration, but the front camera has been somewhat...

TikTok’s most viral songs of the year (so far)

Calling all material girls and Jack Harlow stans. There's perhaps no social media app that has a greater influence on music right now than TikTok, so it...

NFC tags are my smart home exception

They just make life easier. I refuse to have a smart home for many reasons, the most important of which is that I watched the Disney original movie Smart...

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Google Home Hub wants to finish the job started by the...

The continuity between the Google Home Hub and the new Google Home app could help make the smart home seamless. James Martin/CNET Once upon a time,...

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