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The life of an elite 'Super Mario 64' speedrunner
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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ is returning for a second season
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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ is returning for a second season

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Patreon moves to restrict adult content on its crowdfunding site
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Patreon moves to restrict adult content on its crowdfunding site

An updated privacy policy now prohibits the selling of webcam sessions and financing erotic movies.

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How Netflix keeps ‘Stranger Things’ lo-fi in a high-tech world
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How Netflix keeps ‘Stranger Things’ lo-fi in a high-tech world

Director of Photography Tim Ives talks about what it’s like to film the show.

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France and China will study ocean-based climate change next year
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France and China will study ocean-based climate change next year

The CFOSAT satellite will improve forecasting of hurricanes and cyclones.

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Android is getting a feature that encrypts website name requests
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Android is getting a feature that encrypts website name requests

Support for DNS over TLS will encrypt DNS requests and prevent hackers from spying on a site's traffic.

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'Pay With Google' makes shopping on Android less of a hassle
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'Pay With Google' makes shopping on Android less of a hassle

Use any credit or debit card saved anywhere in your Google account for online purchases.

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Stephen Hawking makes his doctoral thesis available online
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Stephen Hawking makes his doctoral thesis available online

He's taking advantage of modern technology to spark an interest in space.

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UE's Blast and Megablast join the Alexa smart speaker family
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UE's Blast and Megablast join the Alexa smart speaker family

Amazon's always-on voice assistant lands on a quality portable format.

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Los Angeles police will test drones despite privacy concerns

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Judge says drone was invading the privacy of the man who shot it

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DOJ lays down some privacy rules for feds flying drones

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