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Podcasters need listening data, so Nielsen is going to call people’s homes to ask for it

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France passes controversial tax on tech companies

Amazon to spend $700 million retraining a third of its US workforce by 2025

A Japanese hotel has built a lifesize flight simulator into one of its rooms

The White House’s social media summit has an ulterior motive

ALSO, IT’S EXTREMELY DUMB

Yep, human workers are listening to recordings from Google Assistant, too

Nintendo is updating the original Switch with a new CPU and storage

Ikea’s economical range of smart lights continues expanding

Arianespace launch failure destroys military satellite

RHA’s Wireless Flight Adapter makes any headphone jack wireless

Head of NASA’s human exploration program demoted as agency pushes for Moon return

Chinese EV startup Seres halts US launch, lays off 90 people in Silicon Valley

Apple is silently removing Zoom’s web server software from Macs

Bird is making Paris its ‘second home,’ as city cracks down on scooter riding

Google shuts down Nest app for Apple Watch and Wear OS

Android Q gestures are still in flux, even in today’s new beta release

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WHY FEWER BUG GUTS MAY BE PILING UP ON YOUR CAR WINDSHIELD

Sometimes you’re the windshield; sometimes you’re the bug

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 breaks cover in these first ‘official’ leaked photos

HELLO THERE, HUAWEI COLOR SCHEME

The Art of Self-Defense functions like a 20-year anniversary remake of Fight Club

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Google’s live camera translation is getting better AI and 60 new languages

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JBL’s long-delayed Android-powered soundbar is finally available to buy

Virgin Orbit’s giant plane drops rocket over California during crucial flight test

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