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Apple Reportedly Budgets $1 Billion for Original Programming

Apple Reportedly Budgets $1 Billion for Original Programming

That's about half of what HBO spent on content in 2016, and the same amount Amazon spent on programming in 2013, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Being the Default Search on iPhone Costs Google a Whopping Amount of Money

Being the Default Search on iPhone Costs Google a Whopping Amount of Money

Half of Google's mobile search revenue is from iOS devices, which makes the huge payment worthwhile.
Elon Musk's OpenAI Bot Beats Pro Gamers

Elon Musk's OpenAI Bot Beats Pro Gamers

OpenAI has been hard at work on a bot capable of beating top professional players at Dota 1v1, and on Friday, it succeeded.
What You Need to Know to Understand the Complicated Splitting of Bitcoin

What You Need to Know to Understand the Complicated Splitting of Bitcoin

Bitcoin and Ethereum have both seen high-profile forks in the past year, spawning separate coins with different rules. The splits come down to diverging ideologies and the laws of network consensus.
Lawsuit Claims Disney Is Tracking Kids in 42 Apps

Lawsuit Claims Disney Is Tracking Kids in 42 Apps

The class action suit alleges that the media giant is violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998.
Facebook Launches YouTube Competitor

Facebook Launches YouTube Competitor

Watch is the social network's new platform for watching shows, and it's clearly trying to compete with YouTube.
Maine Governor Sued for Deleting Facebook Comments

Maine Governor Sued for Deleting Facebook Comments

Paul LePage uses his Facebook page to perform government business, so blocking people who disagree with him 'constitutes ... government censorship,' the ACLU says.
You Might Not Need Complex, Alphanumeric Passwords After All

You Might Not Need Complex, Alphanumeric Passwords After All

NIST now recommends using long passphrases instead of complicated alphanumeric passwords, and only refreshing them if they've been breached.
Nissan Stops Making Electric Vehicle Batteries

Nissan Stops Making Electric Vehicle Batteries

The Japanese company is selling its battery manufacturing subsidiary even though it will grow increasingly reliant on EV batteries.
Disney to Ditch Netflix and Start its Own Streaming Service

Disney to Ditch Netflix and Start its Own Streaming Service

The Mouse House also promised 'a significant investment' in original content.
How to Turn Off or Customize Notifications in iOS

How to Turn Off or Customize Notifications in iOS

Want to silence or adjust those iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch alerts? Here's how.
What Does the 'Star Wars' Universe Smell Like? Head to Disney.

What Does the 'Star Wars' Universe Smell Like? Head to Disney.

At Disney, a 'truly transformative experience' includes all the senses, so get ready.
LinkedIn Debuts Tinder-Like Mentor-Matching Service

LinkedIn Debuts Tinder-Like Mentor-Matching Service

If you and your potential mentor both think it's a match, you'll be able to chat with each other.
U.K. Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Indicted in U.S.

U.K. Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Indicted in U.S.

The indictment, filed on July 11 in Wisconsin District Court, says that 'Defendant Marcus Hutchins created the Kronos malware,' alongside another person.
iPhone Glitter Cases Recalled Due to Chemical Burn Risk

iPhone Glitter Cases Recalled Due to Chemical Burn Risk

In total, some 263,000 glitter cases were sold across the U.S., with a further 11,400 in Canada and 400 in Mexico. Please stop using them immediately.
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