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After Protest, Booksellers Are Victorious Against Amazon Subsidiary by DAVID STREITFELD

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By DAVID STREITFELD

Two days into a strike by antiquarian booksellers against the Amazon unit AbeBooks, the company capitulated.

Published: November 6, 2018 at 06:00PM

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Facebook’s Portal video chat displays go on sale in the US

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Facebook's Portal and Portal+ smart displays are now available in the US via Amazon, Best Buy and their own, ahem, portal. The social network created the devices with video chats in mind, giving them AI-powered cameras that can track you as you move…

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‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ looks to the future with an Xbox One X upgrade

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After a launch troubled enough that it caused Bioware to rethink how it makes games, there's some new news for Mass Effect: Andromeda. No, it's not a single-player story addition addressing the fate of the Quarians, but for this year's N7 day (a refe…

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China implements tech that can detect people by the way they walk

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A chinese surveillance company, Watrix, has developed a new system for "gait recognition" that can identify people up to 165 feet away based on how they walk. This means that if a person is wearing a mask or is at an awkward angle, the software can u…

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7th Nov: Transfers (2017), 1 Season [TV-MA] (6/10)

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After a boating accident, woodworker and family man Florian wakes up in the body of an officer who leads a task force against illegal body transfers.

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Netgear’s first WiFi 6 routers look like stealth fighters

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Netgear is very clearly determined to maintain its reputation for outlandishly styled, high-performance WiFi routers. The company has unveiled its first routers using the WiFi 6 (aka 802.11ax) standard, and… well, just look at them. Both the Nigh…

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Phone Call Attacks

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More and more scams and attacks are happening over the phone. Whenever you get an urgent phone call on the phone pressuring you to do something (such as a caller pretending to be the tax department or Microsoft Tech Support) be very suspicious. It’s most likely a scammer trying to trick you out of money or pressure you into making a mistake. Protect yourself, simply hang up the phone. You are not being rude, the person on the other line is trying to take advantage of you.

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