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Amazon reinstates FedEx Ground as a shipping option for Prime sellers

Amazon is once again allowing third-party sellers to use FedEx Ground for Prime deliveries. Last month, it said it would no longer permit such that delivery method via the courier, citing poor performance. Amazon said FedEx Ground is now consistently… Source: Engadget | Amazon reinstates FedEx Ground as a shipping option for Prime sellers

CBS All Access is coming to Xfinity X1 and Flex set-top boxes

If you're an Xfinity subscriber, you'll soon have another way to watch Star Trek: Picard when it premiers later this month. Comcast says it's adding CBS All Access to its Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex boxes later this year. The telecom and ViacomCBS an… Source: Engadget | CBS All Access is coming to Xfinity X1 …

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Steam makes it easier to find and download game soundtracks

Steam's approach to game soundtracks has been broken, to put it mildly. It's been treated as downloadable content for its associated game, forcing you to buy the game in question — and you could forget about having an easy way to manage your collec… Source: Engadget | Steam makes it easier to find and download …

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Neon’s ‘artificial human’ avatars could not live up to the CES hype

Neon and its "artificial human" avatars were the first viral hit of CES. It had everything to get the internet excited: A corporate giant (the company is from Samsung's STAR Labs), buzzwords (Avatars! Realistic AI assistants!) and confusion. Re… Source: Engadget | Neon’s ‘artificial human’ avatars could not live up to the CES hype

Twitch Hype Train rewards hot donation streaks with free emotes

Hang around a large-enough Twitch channel and you'll eventually see a sub or bit train — a moment where the hype kicks off and the streamer ends up with a mountain of donations. Twitch wants to seize on those sprees. It's launching a Hype Train fe… Source: Engadget | Twitch Hype Train rewards hot donation …

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Tax prep companies can’t hide their free filing software from Google anymore

This week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced changes that will hopefully make it less stressful for a lot of Americans to file their taxes in 2020. In an addendum to the almost 20-year-old Free File agreement, the agency has put new protec… Source: Engadget | Tax prep companies can’t hide their free filing software …

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How home assistants ruined us, an explanation

Our situation became clear when my friend ran through Trader Joe's screaming "ALEXA WHAT TIME IS IT?" This wasn't a cringey mockumentary comedy segment. It's the way we live now. I'm certain San Francisco's sea of terrified Postmates and Prime delive… Source: Engadget | How home assistants ruined us, an explanation

Russia starts antitrust investigation into Booking.com

Booking.com has become the latest US tech company to draw the attention of Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS). On Monday, the agency said it plans to investigate the hotel and hostel reservation website for anticompetitive practices. Source: Engadget | Russia starts antitrust investigation into Booking.com

Uber and Postmates sue California over gig worker law

It didn't take long for tech companies to take legal action in hopes of thwarting California's gig economy labor law. Uber and Postmates have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to block AB5, which makes it harder for companies to define workers as contra… Source: Engadget | Uber and Postmates sue California over gig worker …

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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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Bungie finally has a fix for today's 'Destiny' server problems

Over the last twelve hours or so, people trying to play Destiny 1 and Destiny 2 have had trouble connecting to the game, but at last Bungie support says it has found a resolution. However, fixing the issue in Destiny's "core services" required restar… Source: Engadget | Bungie finally has a fix for today's 'Destiny' …

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What’s coming soon to Disney+: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ and ‘Coco’

After a successful — though also somewhat shaky — launch, Disney has outlined the new movies and series it plans to add over the next three weeks to its streaming service. If you subscribed to Disney+ to watch shows like The Mandalorian, you know y… Source: Engadget | What’s coming soon to Disney+: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ …

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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

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