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Twitter’s Jack Dorsey plays dumb about editing tweets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has reiterated that the social network is considering adding an edit function (via The Next Web). When asked about the company’s plans for the oft-requested feature at a talk at the Indian Institute of Technology, the CEO repeated what he said in 2016 about needing to …

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Audio-Technica M50xBT review: better beats

There are two ways that most people first hear the Audio-Technica name: either in association with Technics turntables or via a pushy friend or YouTuber enlightening them about the M50x headphones. Audio-Technica got its start back in the 1960s as a maker of phonograph cartridges — the company’s logo is …

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Alibaba’s Singles Day sales dwarf Amazon’s biggest day

Alibaba’s 10th annual Singles Day sale, which took place yesterday on 11/11, racked up $30.8 billion in sales and set a new record for the platform, reports CNBC. The figure represents a 27 percent year-on-year rise over 2017’s total of $25.3 billion, and was helped in part by the e-commerce …

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Samsung's Folding Galaxy Smartphone Concept Bends All the Rules

The smartphone is changing. From the pocket-sized devices of yore, our phones have grown into surrogate laptops for work on the go, and pseudo televisions for watching Netflix on planes. Samsung, the company that pioneered the “phablet,” thinks it’s time for something new. Something even bigger. Specifically, a phone that …

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Thanksgiving Tip: Butterball's Turkey Talk-Line Adds Alexa

In November 1981, Butterball introduced a toll-free hotline with a simple mission: to help Thanksgiving chefs turn out top-notch turkeys. And while the phone call remains the beating heart of the Turkey Talk-Line industrial complex, it has in recent years branched out. In 2008, Butterball took its first tips to …

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