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Facebook tells US, UK and Australia it won't weaken chat encryption

If officials were hoping that Facebook would stop end-to-end encryption in its messaging apps just because they sent a strongly-worded letter, they had another thing coming. Facebook has sent its own letter to US Attorney General Bill Barr, acting Ho… Source: Engadget | Facebook tells US, UK and Australia it won't weaken chat encryption

AT&T starts showing pause ads with motion and sound on DirecTV

Since the end of last year, reports indicated that AT&T was planning to add pause ads to its video platforms. According to Variety, the telecom has flipped the switch. AT&T is currently testing the ads on DirecTV, its satellite TV service, an… Source: Engadget | AT&T starts showing pause ads with motion and sound on …

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Twitch loses another top streamer, this time to Facebook

Yet another high-profile Twitch streamer is jumping ship, but this time it's to an unusual destination. Jeremy "Disguised Toast" Wang (best known for streaming Apex Legends, Hearthstone and League of Legends) is leaving the service in favor of Faceb… Source: Engadget | Twitch loses another top streamer, this time to Facebook

Twitter's political ad ban will also curb ads for hot-button issues

Twitter has finally outlined how its ban on political ads will work, and it's considerably clearer — if not as clear as some would like. When the ban takes effect on November 22nd, it'll bar ads for anything referring to candidates, parties, existi… Source: Engadget | Twitter's political ad ban will also curb ads for …

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Amazon snaps up Critical Role animated series as a Prime exclusive

Amazon still isn't done scooping up internet darlings to fill its Prime Video catalog. The internet giant has obtained sole rights to stream two seasons of Critical Role's The Legend of Vox Machina, an animated series that set a record as Kickstarte… Source: Engadget | Amazon snaps up Critical Role animated series as a Prime …

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Recommended Reading: The 'fingerprints' of bourbon

Whiskey webs: Microscale "fingerprints" of bourbon whiskey Stuart J. Williams, Martin J. Brown, VI and Adam D. Carrithers, Physical Review Fluids (PDF) Finish up your weekend with glass of your favorite bourbon. And while you imbibe, these finding… Source: Engadget | Recommended Reading: The 'fingerprints' of bourbon

Google wants to give doctors web-like searches for medical records

Google made much ado of its recently created Health unit, but it didn't offer much insight into what that division would actually… well, do. Now, however, it's considerably clearer. Google Health lead David Feinberg and CNBC sources have outlined… Source: Engadget | Google wants to give doctors web-like searches for medical records

China tells online stores to stop selling e-cigarettes

E-cigarette sales bans are quickly becoming an international phenomenon. China's tobacco regulators have asked online shopping companies to "temporarily" close online stores that sell e-cigarettes — effectively, it's banning e-cig sales on the inte… Source: Engadget | China tells online stores to stop selling e-cigarettes

Microsoft's new Edge logo erases bad memories of Internet Explorer

Now that Microsoft Edge has a new Chromium-powered engine, the company is ready to give the browser a fresh look to match. In the wake of an Easter egg hunt, the software giant has revealed a redesigned, ocean wave-inspired logo for Edge that bears… Source: Engadget | Microsoft's new Edge logo erases bad memories of …

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Florida police obtain Alexa recordings in murder investigation

Police have once again obtained Alexa voice recordings as part of an investigation, although they're not necessarily expecting a treasure trove of information this time around. Law enforcement in Hallandale Beach, Florida has used a search warrant t… Source: Engadget | Florida police obtain Alexa recordings in murder investigation

Airbnb bans 'party houses' following Halloween shooting

Airbnb is tightening its rental policies following a Halloween shooting that left five dead in Orinda, California. CEO Brian Chesky has announced that the service is banning rentals for "party houses" like the mansion at the heart of the shooting, w… Source: Engadget | Airbnb bans 'party houses' following Halloween shooting

'Dota 2' will match players sooner if they're open to different roles

Play class-based games and you'll know that it's tough to convince people to play certain roles — there are only so many people who'd rather be the support character than the front line hero. Valve's solution for Dota 2? Give players an incentive… Source: Engadget | 'Dota 2' will match players sooner if they're open …

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