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Limits: Instagram Unveils New Anti-Harassment Feature

Instagram recently announced they are testing the use of a new anti-harassment tool Limits. Limits recommends users filter comments and DMs from certain groups of accounts that may send hateful messages. This feature is like the Instagram feature Restrict, which allows users to review comments

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Netflix’s Next Big Move: Video Games Here We Come

Netflix recently spoke out about the company’s aspirations to include video games in its services. Their explanation of the expanding of the company’s services was very expected as usual. Greg Peters, Netflix’s CEO, explained that “The success of this initiative is about great games, fundamentally.”

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Apple Pie App Lets Teachers Connect, Get Advice, And Have Some Fun

Due to last year’s stay-at-home policy, technology developers worked hard to make virtual school and work life easier. Entrepreneurs developed ways to make organization and virtual socializing more accessible. Mobile app development and downloads dramatically increased in 2020. The most commonly downloaded apps were TikTok,

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Handheld Gaming Is Getting Steamy With Valve’s New Steam Deck

Valve Corporation, developer of the software distribution platform Steam, is throwing its hat into the gaming console ring by introducing its new handheld Steam Deck. In addition to the standard D-pad, four face buttons, bumpers, and triggers found on most gaming controls, the device features

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Windows 11 Release Challenging Mac OS?

Microsoft recently announced that it would be launching a major update to the Windows operating system. This time, they won’t be jumping numbers, it’ll be known as Windows 11. The release is rumored to be coming in October this year. Its predecessor, Windows 10 was

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Can Microchips Stop The Economy From Recovering?

The past year has been tough economically speaking. We have experienced one of the quickest economic downfalls in history, but we are improving at a fairly fast rate. Almost instantaneously we have seen tech companies bounce back from 2020. Consumer demand is at an all-time

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Google Buys Fitbit for $2.1 Billion, But What Does It Want With It?

On January 14th, Google officially acquired Fitbit for $2.1 billion. But what the heck does Google want with Fitbit? Google’s purchase of Fitbit comes with established smart tech manufacturers, 29 million active users, and proprietary health tracking algorithms. Founded in 2007, Fitbit quickly became the

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How To Use Emojis For Business And Win More Hearts

Emojis, we all know what they are. They adorn our messages and emails and can show us at a glance just how someone is feeling. But is there any place for emojis in business? ? A few years ago, this just wouldn’t even have been

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How A Biden Administration Could Chop Up Big Tech Companies

As the Biden administration takes office this morning, there are some predictions of how his policies will impact tech firms, which are listed below. Washington’s relations with Silicon Valley are expected to be chillier than under the Obama administration. Biden has said he’s not a

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Not Even 5G Saved Phone Sales Last Year

All throughout 2020, it felt like we were waiting for something big. It turns out, that was because 5G came out last year along with a bunch of other things that made 5G look like an infant’s toy. Throughout all of last year, 5G was

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Is Everyone Going To Get Free Internet in Chicago Now?

Chicagoans were asked a pretty straightforward question on their ballots this election, “Should the city of Chicago act to ensure that all the city’s community areas have access to broadband Internet?” The answer was overwhelmingly “yes”, by a 9-1 margin. But what does that mean?

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