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BioWare may revamp 'Anthem' in a bid to save it

Just how you’d get this rework isn’t certain. The team is reportedly exploring a number of options, including releasing updates over time, an all-at-once release or even treating it as a brand new game. If there is a full-fledged re-release, though, you probably won’t have to pay full price. EA …

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Pre-installed apps on low-end Android phones are full of security holes

In what has become an annual reckoning, security research company Kryptowire recently published its 2019 report on the state of manufacturer-installed software and firmware for Android devices and, to no one’s surprise, they found more than 140 bugs which could be exploited for malicious purposes. The DHS-funded report uncovered 146 …

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Google's Files app now streams local media to your Chromecast

Google just made it decidedly easier to beam your personal media collection to your Chromecast device of choice. An updated version of the Files by Google app includes long-in-the-making support for playing your audio, photos and videos on any Chromecast-capable device, whether it’s a speaker, smart display or TV. You …

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Simpsons World shuts down as episodes move to Disney+

This wouldn’t be so much of a problem if it weren’t for the current state of The Simpsons on Disney’s service. Right now, you’re limited to cropped widescreen versions of older episodes. If you want to watch them in their full 4:3 glory, you’ll have to wait until early 2020 …

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Facebook's Libra code chugs along ignoring regulatory deadlock

“5 months and growing strong” the Libra Association announced today in a post about its technical infrastructure that completely omits the fierce regulatory backlash to its cryptocurrency. Forty wallets, tools and block explorers plus 1,700 GitHub commits have how now been built on its blockchain testnet that’s seen 51,000 mock …

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Aibo update lets you program your robot puppy's actions

Not happy with what Sony’s reborn Aibo can do? You now have the power to make it do more. Sony has rolled out a 2.50 update for the robot dog that enables, among other things, a web-based interface for programming actions. Beginners can use a visual programming kit that uses …

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