Twitch will be ad-free for all Amazon Prime subscribers

Live streaming site Twitch, which is owned by Amazon, today announced an exclusive set of perks for Amazon Prime members, including ad-free viewing and discounts on video games bought on Amazon.com. Twitch CEO Emmett Shear announced the new service, appropriately called Twitch Prime, at the company’s community convention held this …

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BeagleBone Black Wireless comes with Wi-Fi but no Ethernet

Iconoclastic tinkerers have a new toy: the popular BeagleBone Black single board computer just got a slight makeover. The new BeagleBone Black Wireless swaps out the 10/100 Ethernet port for some much-needed Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. It’s only 2.4Ghz Wi-Fi, but that’s sadly all most internet of things devices ship …

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Facebook is testing a clone of Snapchat stories inside Messenger

Facebook has a long, fairly embarrassing track record of trying to clone Snapchat’s features and core appeal. Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, is actually doing a pretty decent job at it, but Facebook has been through a number of failed attempts over the last several years. It’s not giving up, though. …

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