Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin: a timeline of their rise and disappearance

No two tech executives are quite as enigmatic and private as Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. The two men, who started Google more than 20 years ago while computer science graduate students at Stanford University, have hardly been seen or heard from in the last half-decade or so, since restructuring the company to create Google parent More...

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TikTok’s parent company sued for collecting data on kids

TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, is being sued after allegedly violating child privacy laws and collecting the data of young users through the video app, which was formerly called Musical.ly. ByteDance More...

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Frozen 2’s biggest song ‘Into the Unknown’ is now available on YouTube

The full clip of “Into the Unknown,” the big musical number from Frozen 2 performed by Idina Menzel and Aurora, is now available to watch on YouTube in full. That should be great news for kids who can’t More...

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Why Rian Johnson wanted to make Knives Out a modern-day whodunit

Rian Johnson’s new film Knives Out is a devoted love letter to the whodunit genre — from its Poirot-esque detective Benoit Blanc, played by Daniel Craig with an over-the-top Southern drawl, to its apparent More...

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 chip could usher in the first affordable 5G phones

Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 865 might be the big news out of the company’s annual Snapdragon Tech Summit, but the company also announced details about its other new chip, the midrange Snapdragon 765. More...

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BMW reverses decision to charge vehicle owners annual fee to use CarPlay

BMW has backtracked on its controversial decision to charge an annual fee for the use of Apple’s CarPlay in its vehicles, according to 9to5Mac. Since 2016, the German automaker has required owners to pay extra More...

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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 865 promises 5G, camera, and gaming improvements

Qualcomm officially announced its latest flagship processor, the Snapdragon 865, yesterday at its Snapdragon Tech Summit. But at the day two keynote, the company dove deep into all the details about the new More...

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NASA spacecraft unraveling Sun’s mysteries as it spirals closer to our star

In August of last year, NASA sent a spacecraft hurtling toward the inner Solar System, with the aim of getting some answers about the mysterious star at the center of our cosmic neighborhood. Now more than a More...

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The Nintendo Switch had its best US sales week ever thanks to Black Friday

Black Friday was a bright spot for Nintendo this year. Today, the company announced that the Thanksgiving holiday week was its biggest sales week ever for the Nintendo Switch in the US. According to Nintendo, More...

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The Expanse season 4 review: an anti-colonial disaster

A year ago, The Expanse was canceled. News of its doom arrived while its third season was airing on SyFy, the reported rationale being that the rights agreement between its production company and its host network More...