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Instagram will be better about showing you new pictures first

Instagram has announced that it’s updating its algorithm to make sure that newer posts will be more likely to appear first in your feed. According to the company, the goal is that “your feed will feel more fresh” by showing more relevant new pictures, while still striking a balance with …

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Inside the bizarre upside-down bankruptcy of Mt. Gox

Every six months for the past four years, some number of former customers of the defunct Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange have gathered in a small room in a Tokyo courthouse to hear an update from Nobuaki Kobayashi, the stoic Japanese attorney appointed as the trustee for the case. The number …

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YouTube Red plans to screen its next original film in theaters

YouTube Red plans to try a new distribution strategy for an upcoming original movie, which will see a theatrical release, according to a new report from IndieWire. The movie, Vulture Club, stars Susan Sarandon as a nurse whose journalist son is held hostage by terrorists. Although this is largely a …

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HQ arrives on iPad for the millions that still play

The HQ mobile trivia game hype might have worn off for some, but the popular game is now arriving on Apple’s iPad this week to open it up to even more potential players. HQ has been soaring in popularity in recent months, and the game hit an important milestone of …

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg breaks his silence about data leak

Facebook (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg made his first public statements on Wednesday following revelations that the profile information of 50 million users was used without their knowledge or consent as part of a targeted advertising campaign to elect Donald Trump. But instead of speaking to the press, or even hosting …

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Google is reportedly buying light-field camera startup Lytro

Multiple sources tell TechCrunch that Google is acquiring Lytro, an imaging startup that specializes in light-field technology. According to TechCrunch, one source says the deal is an “asset sale” and the company is being bought for no more than $40 million. Another source says the asking price is $25 million …

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