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Yahoo bought Flickr and developed it into a leading photosharing site throughout the mid-to-late 2000s. But then Instagram happened and Flickr never really turned things around. Now a former competitor has bought Flickr from (Engadget parent company and Yahoo's now-owner) Verizon. SmugMug CEO Don MacAskill didn't reveal how much his company spent on the site or what its plans are exactly, but he did say that its free and paid plans will stick around.
Whether you prefer to smoke, vape or dab your cannabis -- at home or on the go -- these days you've got plenty of options. Our recommendations here aren't the only ways for you to get lifted legally, just some of the best.
Researchers studying a newly discovered bacterium found that, with a few tweaks, the bug can be turned into a mutant enzyme that starts eating plastic in a matter of days, compared to the centuries it takes for plastic to break down in the ocean.
Audi has revealed that the production version of the e-tron prototype has an estimated range of 248.5 miles on the WLTP driving cycle thanks to its 95kWh battery. That's still very usable for around-the-city driving, but it's only slightly more than the 238 miles of a Chevy Bolt (although that was tested on an EPA cycle). But there's good news -- this SUV will be one of the first cars to support 150kW charging, which is enough to get you rolling again in about 30 minutes.
On Friday, news leaked that the Department of Justice is investigating wireless carriers (namely AT&T and Verizon) and the GSM Association for possible collusion. At issue is the carriers' attempt to make sure they can lock new embedded SIM (eSIM) devices for use only on their network. Despite years of development, carriers dragging their heels has resulted in a limited rollout for eSIM tech, seen in wearables like the Apple Watch and Samsung Gear, as well as new iPads, the Pixel 2 and Microsoft's Surface.
Using a special microscope and new lighting techniques, a team from Harvard and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute captured zebrafish immune cell interactions with unheard-of 3D detail and resolution.
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Tesla's war on journalism is at odds with the media's love affair with the company's boyish billionaire founder and CEO Elon Musk.
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- AT&T switches on its pseudo-5G in over 100 locations
- Pornhub hasn't been actively enforcing its deepfake ban
- AT&T CEO reveals a $15 streaming TV package is coming soon
- Google will plug 'Chat' into Android to compete with iMessage
- Ohio's Ashland University offers the first 'Fortnite' eSports scholarship
- Ray tracing explained: The future of hyper-realistic graphics
- 'Mass Effect' forced BioWare to reevaluate how it makes games (and what that means for 'Anthem')
- Our democracy is broken. Why can't technology fix it?
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