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Blue Apron Finally Delivers an iOS App

Blue Apron Finally Delivers an iOS App

Of a crop of ready-to-cook food delivery services, Blue Apron has emerged as one of the leaders of the pack. Now, for the first time, the company has given its customers a mobile app. The new app, now available on iOS, offers recipes, video tutorials, and more. – Discover seasonal recipes and cooking tips each week Each week, our culinary …

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Amazon Prime Day Kinda Sucks, Right?

Amazon Prime Day Kinda Sucks, Right?

Having fun with Amazon’s “bigger than Black Friday” Prime Day? You’re probably the only one. I guess you’re the guy who got that 4K TV for 66% off before the deal ran out. According to people – a lot of people – Amazon’s big 20th birthday celebration is a complete bust. Unless you’re looking for the Lord of the Rings …

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Narcos: Here’s the Trailer for Netflix’s Pablo Escobar Series

Narcos: Here’s the Trailer for Netflix’s Pablo Escobar Series

Netflix has just released the official trailer for its upcoming series Narcos. The show stars Wagner Moura, a well-known star in Brazil, as Pablo Escobar. Game of Thrones’ Pedro Pascal plays a a Mexican DEO agent sent to Colombia on a U.S. mission to capture and ultimately kill him. Here’s Netflix’s official description: NARCOS is the true story of U.S. …

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Uber Settles Lawsuit over Death of 6-Year-Old Girl

Uber Settles Lawsuit over Death of 6-Year-Old Girl

Uber has settled a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from the tragic death of a six-year-old girl on New Year’s Eve, 2013. On December 31st at around 8pm, Sofia Liu, her younger brother Anthony, and mother Huan Kuang were struck as they walked a crosswalk in San Francisco. Sofia died as a resulted of the accident. The driver was logged in …

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Amazon’s First Original Movie Is Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’

Amazon’s First Original Movie Is Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’

Amazon, which has begun to have success with its original TV series, is finally jumping into the world of original films. The company has officially announced its first project – Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq. In January, Amazon announced plans to produce at least a dozen original films a year. The movies will be created with theatrical release in mind, but will …

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The iWatch Doesn’t Exist, But Apple’s Getting Sued Over It

The iWatch Doesn’t Exist, But Apple’s Getting Sued Over It

Apple is getting sued over its iWatch. You may have not noticed anything wrong with that sentence, and to be honest it’s hard to fault you if you didn’t. Apple’s smartwatch is actually called the Apple Watch, but hey – it should’ve been the iWatch, right? Anyway, the iWatch doesn’t exist. But Apple is still facing legal action over it. …

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Uber Has a New Option for the Elderly and Disabled

Uber Has a New Option for the Elderly and Disabled

Uber is testing a new ride option that caters to the elderly and the disabled. It’s called UberASSIST, and it’s launching in Los Angeles. “At Uber, we strive to create transportation options that fit everyone’s needs. Today we are announcing a new option that will allow riders needing an extra hand to request safe and reliable rides at the tap …

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Facebook May Not Let You Edit Article Headlines Anymore So That ‘Publishers’ Content Is Not Misrepresented’

Facebook May Not Let You Edit Article Headlines Anymore So That ‘Publishers’ Content Is Not Misrepresented’

Though it’s not an entirely new phenomenon, headline skimming has most certainly increased in the social media era. Who the hell has time to read every article someone posts on Facebook? Most of the time, it’s sufficient to read the headline, check out the brief article preview description, look at the attached image and move on. Even if you aren’t …

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Fake Twitter Buyout Article Fools Everyone, Sends Stock Soaring

Fake Twitter Buyout Article Fools Everyone, Sends Stock Soaring

Hoax articles – fooling everyone from your racist uncle on Facebook to top Wall Street investors. An article suggesting that Twitter had received a $31 billion offer sent the company’s stock prices soaring earlier this afternoon. The article, called Twitter Attracts Suitors, is hosted on bloomberg.market and made to look exactly like a Bloomberg Business article. “Twitter is working closely …

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Amazon Gives Sneak Peek of Prime Day Deals

Amazon Gives Sneak Peek of Prime Day Deals

As you may have heard, Amazon is celebrating its 20th birthday on by throwing a big deals party on Wednesday it’s calling Prime Day. Amazon says that there will be deals throughout the day that give Black Friday a run for its money. Well, we have a sneak peek at some of those deals, and some are pretty substantial. If …

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Google Map Maker Reopens, Tries to Prevent Pissing Androids

Google Map Maker Reopens, Tries to Prevent Pissing Androids

After a series of questionable (but kind of funny) edits, Google shut down its map editing tool Map Maker in May while it “made the moderation system more robust.” Today, Google is announced that it will reopen Map Maker in early August, with a new focus on community moderation. “Map Maker will be reopened for editing in early August, and …

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Pluto Image Hits Instagram First as NASA Shares New Horizons Flyby

Pluto Image Hits Instagram First as NASA Shares New Horizons Flyby

After more than nine years and a mind-blowing three billion plus miles, NASA’s New Horizons probe has finally made it to Pluto. And the clearest, most detailed look at the dwarf planet was shared on Instagram. This wasn’t accidental. “We made an editorial decision to give the world a sneak peek of the image on Instagram,” NASA social media manager …

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