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Amazon wants to 3D-scan volunteers’ bodies for a $25 gift card

Amazon is gathering data about body types by inviting volunteers to get scanned, taped, and photographed. As spotted by Mashable, the company is running a study to “learn about diversity among body shapes,” offering a $25 gift card for a 30-minute appointment in New York. Participants will take a survey …

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Google now lets you order food without a delivery app

Starting today, you can now order food directly from Google Search, Google Maps, or Google Assistant. The functionality works using partnerships with existing delivery companies like DoorDash, Postmates, and ChowNow, and means you can order from any of them without having to downloading an additional app, or even visiting their …

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Tfue’s fight against Faze Clan is new for e-sports, not YouTube

One of the world’s top Fortnite streamers filed a lawsuit this week claiming that the popular e-sports organization Faze Clan has been financially exploiting him. The lawsuit paints Faze Clan as abusive, pressuring the streamer to do dangerous stunts and drink underage, but the story is ultimately one about getting …

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Best Buy CEO warns tariffs could raise gadget prices

Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly has warned that consumers are likely to be hit by price increases as a result of the Trump administration’s proposed round tariffs reports Reuters. “The impact of tariffs at 25% will result in price increases and will be felt by U.S. consumers,” the CEO said …

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Alexa is coming to LG’s 2019 TVs staring this month

Later this month, LG’s 2019 range of TVs in North America will be updated to support Alexa voice commands. Europe and Asia will have to wait a little bit longer. The addition of Amazon’s voice assistant feature was originally announced when the TVs were revealed back in January, and works …

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