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How the Digital Era Has Changed the Daily Crossword by SAM EZERSKY

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By SAM EZERSKY

Puzzle design programs, word databases and web searches to help vet an answer: These are some of the tools that Sam Ezersky, assistant puzzles editor, uses in his job.

Published: December 4, 2018 at 06:00PM

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OnePlus’s CEO is working to keep its 5G smartphone under $1,000

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OnePlus built something of a minor smartphone empire by building cheap flagship phones, and that trend just might continue as it ventures into 5G territory. In an interview with Engadget, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau said he would do his best to make sure th…

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Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Are Set to Return in a Downsized Test by DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI and KATE CONGER

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By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI and KATE CONGER

Eight months after a fatal crash, the vehicles are expected to be back on Pittsburgh streets within a few weeks, but safety questions remain.

Published: December 4, 2018 at 06:00PM

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Indie hit ‘Gone Home’ is coming to iOS December 11th

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Gone Home, one of the most acclaimed indie games of the last few years, is making its way to iOS. Just a few months after hitting Nintendo Switch, it will be available on iPhone and iPad December 11th for $4.99. It's yet another platform on which you…

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Google’s chat plans: Kill Allo, upgrade Duo and invest in Messages

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Confirming the latest rumors, Google has formally announced a shakeup in its increasingly-splintered messaging strategy. As we'd heard earlier today, Allo is done and will go away after March 2019 (users can export their conversation history until th…

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Facebook Emails Show Its Real Mission: Making Money and Crushing Competition by KEVIN ROOSE

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By KEVIN ROOSE

Messages released publicly on Wednesday suggest the idealistic image the company promoted for years was a carefully cultivated smoke screen.

Published: December 4, 2018 at 06:00PM

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Indie roguelike ‘Below’ has a release date: December 14th

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More than five years after its original reveal, Capybara Games is ready to deliver Below, a much-anticipated indie title. Engadget spoke to co-founder Nathan Vella a few months ago about the stresses of running a successful small game studio working…

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