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Apple may offer tighter iOS parental controls this week

Apple’s flurry of iOS updates might include one more substantial tweak before the holiday break. Vietnamese carrier Viettel has posted a page that hints at a release for iOS 13.3 (plus a minor watchOS 6.1.1 update) this coming week, most likely on or before December 11th. The new software could …

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Bethesda stops work on 'The Elder Scrolls: Legends'

As compensation, Bethesda is handing out a free Tamriel Collection card set to everyone who signs in. GAEA’s Asia-oriented version of the game is still in development. The company didn’t say why it was halting work. Legends‘ development has, however, been more than a little problematic. Bethesda dropped the original …

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Snapchat's Cameo test slips your face into GIFs

The company said it was testing the feature in some international markets, including France. It’s not certain when Cameo will reach the masses, but Snap said to expect a worldwide release “soon.” This could help Snapchat in multiple ways. It’s an alternative to Bitmoji for those who think avatars are …

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Study says climate change is starving the oceans of oxygen

The report also warned that this could upset delicate ecological balances by favoring sealife tolerant of low oxygen, like microbes and jellyfish. Even “basic processes” on Earth like the cycling of nitrogen and phosphorous could suffer, the IUCN said. Nutrient pollution from farming and other sources is also a problem …

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Facebook's plan to label state media is taking longer than expected

The challenge, you might imagine, is that different state-backed media organizations have different levels of control. Outlets like Russia’s RT and China’s Xinhua are more directly controlled by their host countries and often serve as propaganda outlets, but others like the UK’s BBC and Canada’s CBC are kept at arm’s …

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