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Uber Is Letting Some Drivers Take New Rides During Current Rides

Uber Is Letting Some Drivers Take New Rides During Current Rides

Uber is reportedly testing a new feature in San Diego that allows its drivers to accept new ride requests before they’ve even finished their current fare. From Forbes: “Skip the wait and accept upcoming trips so you can go straight to your next ride,” Uber said in the email. Drivers get a chance to reduce downtime between trips. But Uber …

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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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Is It Time For Flash To Go Away?

Is It Time For Flash To Go Away?

The writing has been on the wall for quite a while. Flash is dying a slow death, yet it continues to gasp for air. After some new vulnerabilities were discovered, many have been calling for the plug to be pulled. Do you think there should be an industry-wide halt in Flash use? Let us know what you think. Facebook’s Chief …

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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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Netflix Alters How DVD Subscribers Get Email

Netflix Alters How DVD Subscribers Get Email

Netflix is changing the way it emails members of its DVD subscription service. Having been a member for over a decade, I can’t recall a time when this has changed much or at all. They’re going to reduce the frequency of emails by consolidating information. Here’s what the company said in an email to members: Here at Netflix we are …

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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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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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Facebook’s Security Head Calls for the Death of Flash

Facebook’s Security Head Calls for the Death of Flash

In 2010, Steve Jobs famously tore down Adobe Flash. Facebook’s new Chief Security Officer wants Flash to die. “It is time for Adobe to announce the end-of-life date for Flash and to ask the browsers to set killbits on the same day,” said Alex Stamos in a recent tweet. “Even if 18 months from now, one set date is the …

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Comcast’s Google Fiber Competitor Is Not Cheap

Comcast’s Google Fiber Competitor Is Not Cheap

Comcast has revealed the pricing on it 2Gbps fiber network, and it’s not cheap. As predicted, Gigabit Pro is going to cost you $300 a month ($299.95, to be exact). This is more than double the price of Google Fiber, but also double the speed. Comcast will be offering a promotional rate of $159 – if you agree to sign …

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Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix just released its monthly update on Internet service provider speed data, ranking the top ISPs in terms of speed for its streaming service. This reflects the month of June. There was a lot more change in the rankings in June compared to other recent months. “In the U.S., there was much movement in the index,” said Netflix’s Anne Marie …

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Comcast’s New Cordcutting Service Has a Lot of Catches

Comcast’s New Cordcutting Service Has a Lot of Catches

Everyone’s looking to give people more cordcutting options these days – even the guys providing the cord. Comcast has just announced a new streaming service, which it hopes to make available to the entire country by early next year. It’s called Stream, and it will launch in beta in Boston at the end of the summer and then jump to …

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