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You weren't the only one exasperated by those Facebook apology ads that seem to be everywhere: John Oliver took to crafting his own version. Meanwhile, MoviePass struggles to offer movie tickets to subscribers, and we profile the man scamming the scammers for a living.
Nintendo sold 1.88 million Switch consoles last quarter, bringing total sales up to 19.67 million. These figures, while decent, pale in comparison to the 2.93 million and 7.23 million sales reported in its previous two earnings. This slowdown can be attributed to the time of year and the lack of a new killer title. Beyond Octopath Traveler, Fortnite and Mario Tennis Aces, there have been few major hits on the scale of Zelda or Mario. That said, Super Smash Bros. is incoming...
Over the weekend and into Monday, MoviePass suffered through more issues, preventing customers from using their subscriptions. According to Business Insider, CEO Mitch Lowe told staffers that the company will not provide tickets for two major upcoming releases (Meg and Christopher Robin) and could extend this policy to other high-profile flicks going forward.
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is asking fans to please, please, not do that #InMyFeelings challenge that involves jumping out of a moving car and dancing.
Our 2018 back-to-school guide includes six desktop machines, each with their own perks and quirks. People without much desk space will want to compare Dell's 27-inch Inspiron 7000 all-in-one with this year's iMac. With esports on the rise, some of you might want to kit out your dorm with an HP Omen -- or, if you're serious about your gaming, go straight for the Alienware Area-51.
Twitch streamer Kitboga's goal is to keep would-be tech support scammers on the phone for as long as possible, testing their patience while demonstrating the lengths to which these people will go to extract a few hundred bucks from their victims.
Eight states (plus the city of Washington D.C.) are challenging the Department of Justice's settlement with Defense Distributed, claiming it's a violation of their Tenth Amendment rights and a violation of the Administrative Procedure Act.
The Galaxy S9 isn't selling as well as Samsung had expected, cutting into its profits for the last quarter. As a result, it's pushing the release of its Galaxy Note 9 forward and looking ahead to devices made with foldable OLED screens.
But wait, there's more...
- Google signs up PlayStation VR engineer Richard Marks
- Logitech acquires Blue Microphones for $117 million
- Xiaomi's 'transparent' phone shows off a dummy circuit board
- Fossil will sell BMW-branded smartwatches next year
- What we're buying: Hori's Onyx PS4 controller is made for Xbox converts
- We won't see a 'universal' vape-oil cartridge anytime soon
- What we're watching: 'Avengers: Infinity War'
- Some Dropbox users are getting an extra 1TB for free
- OpenAI's Dactyl system improves the dexterity of robot hands
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