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Amazon brings Whole Foods delivery to Chicago and four more cities

Amazon's Whole Foods delivery service still covers a relatively small area, but it's seemingly growing by the moment. The internet giant has expanded the Prime-based grocery deliveries to Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis and San Antonio, t… Source: Engadget | Amazon brings Whole Foods delivery to Chicago and four more cities

YouTube creators can hype pre-recorded videos with 'Premieres'

While YouTube users have been able to schedule pre-recorded videos for years, up until now there hasn't been a seamless way to build anticipation for those videos. But, there's a new feature being launched at VidCon 2018, called YouTube Premieres, th… Source: Engadget | YouTube creators can hype pre-recorded videos with 'Premieres'

YouTube looks to merch and memberships to make creators more money

YouTube is having a busy day at VidCon 2018. Aside from launching Premieres, a new feature that lets creators hype pre-recorded videos with a public landing page, the company is also announcing new ways for them to make more money. For starters, chan… Source: Engadget | YouTube looks to merch and memberships to make creators …

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Instagram’s IGTV could soon challenge YouTube’s dominance

Instagram was born as a simple photo-sharing app in 2010, but it began moving into video in 2013, when it started letting users upload short clips. Now, five years after making that initial push into the space, the company plans to take its efforts e… Source: Engadget | Instagram’s IGTV could soon challenge YouTube’s dominance

'GLOW' season two trailer includes big hair and bigger issues

Netflix has invested a lot of energy into GLOW's second season, and now we have an inkling as to whether or not that trust is well-placed. The service has posted a trailer for the new GLOW that makes it clear the stakes are higher this time around. T… Source: Engadget | 'GLOW' season two trailer …

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Goldman Sachs’ AI predicts Brazil will win the World Cup

Goldman Sachs is giving another go at predicting which team will win this year's World Cup. After incorrectly predicting how the 2014 tournament would turn out, it's trying again and its calculations say that France, Brazil, Portugal and Germany will… Source: Engadget | Goldman Sachs’ AI predicts Brazil will win the World Cup

Steam Store will accept anything that's not 'illegal' or 'trolling'

In efforts to police content on Steam, Valve suddenly changed its policy in mid-May and cracked down on on certain visual novels, giving them a week or two to change their content or be removed from the store. The resulting backlash from confused dev… Source: Engadget | Steam Store will accept anything that's not 'illegal' …

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Spotify offers advances to indie artists who directly license music

Apple might not be the only streaming music giant eager to cut out the middle managers. Billboard sources claimed that Spotify has offered advance fees to indie artists and managers in exchange for licensing some of their songs directly to Spotify…. Source: Engadget | Spotify offers advances to indie artists who directly license music

MoviePass parent company gets into the film production business

Helios and Matheson Analytics, the parent company of movie ticket subscription service MoviePass, is trying to vertically integrate its business with a new acquisition. It has an "exclusive option" to acquire the library and production slate of Emmet… Source: Engadget | MoviePass parent company gets into the film production business

Hulu’s live TV service surpasses 800,000 subscribers

During an interview with CNBC today, Hulu CEO Randy Freer said that the company's live TV service had surpassed 800,000 subscribers, with April being the best month yet for gaining new customers. The live service launched just over a year ago and in… Source: Engadget | Hulu’s live TV service surpasses 800,000 subscribers

Judge dismisses Kaspersky lawsuits over government ban

Last year, the US government made moves to ban the use of Kaspersky security software in federal agencies, claiming the company's ties to the Russian government represented a security risk. In September, the Department of Homeland Security issued an… Source: Engadget | Judge dismisses Kaspersky lawsuits over government ban

Things to-do app gets a big, keyboard-focused iPad update

If you're all-Apple all the time when it comes to your hardware preferences, the Things to-do app is one of the best ways to keep track of projects large and small. And if you're an iPad user who uses the tablet with a keyboard, an update that was re… Source: Engadget | Things to-do app …

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