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Amazon dominates the smart home; now privacy groups oppose iRobot deal

Since Amazon introduced the Echo smart speaker in 2014, it’s remained the biggest and fastest-growing player in the smart home market. Its most recent expansion includes four new Echo devices, a new Fire TV, two new Ring cameras with features like radar-triggered motion detection, and the Halo Rise contactless bedside …

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Netflix opening video game studio in Finland

Netflix gift cards are seen in a shop in Krakow, Poland on June 13, 2022. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Netflix said Monday it will be opening an internal game studio in Finland. This is the company’s first push into internal game development since streaming giant entered the …

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How Bryan Lourd became one of the most powerful people in Hollywood

Bryan Lourd speaks onstage during the Lincoln Center American Songbook Gala honoring Bonnie Hammer at Broadway Theatre on January 29, 2020 in New York City. Slaven Vlasic | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images After shocking the corporate world last year with the news Discovery Communications would merge with WarnerMedia, …

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Apple starts manufacturing the iPhone 14 in India

A view of the new iPhone 14 at an Apple event at their headquarters in Cupertino, California, September 7, 2022. Carlos Barria | Reuters Apple said Monday it is assembling its flagship iPhone 14 in India as the U.S. technology giant looks to shift some production away from China. “The …

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New York AG wrongly says Yankees game on Apple TV+ costs extra

Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees hits a solo home run in the first inning against the New York Mets during Summer Camp play at Yankee Stadium on July 19, 2020 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Elsa | Getty Images Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is …

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Apple issues iOS 16.0.2 update to fix camera, hard reset bugs

Apple unveiled four new iPhones, three new Apple Watches and an updated AirPods Pro during a press event on Wednesday in Cupertino, California, United States on September 7, 2022.  Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Apple on Thursday issued an update to iOS, the iPhone’s operating system, that …

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Apple TV+ to have its first major sports moment with Yankees-Red Sox

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the New York Yankees is greeted by teammate Aaron Judge #99 after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning during the game between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Trautwig …

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Facebook whistleblower Haugen launches nonprofit for healthier social media

Facebook whistleblower, Frances Haugen reacts during an interview with Reuters ahead of a meeting with German Justice Minister Christine Lambrecht, in Berlin, Germany, November 3, 2021. Michele Tantussi | Reuters Former Facebook employee-turned-whistleblower Frances Haugen on Thursday announced a new nonprofit with the goal of making social media healthier. The …

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Serious $799 device for serious athletes

Apple Watch Ultra. Sofia Pitt I’ve been testing Apple Watch Ultra ahead of its release on Friday. The Ultra is designed for extreme athletes and outdoor adventurers. I appreciated a lot of what it has to offer, especially the noticeably improved battery: It’s got 36 hours of battery life when …

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