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TikTok Getting In-App Games In The Future, Testing Already Live

Photo: SOPA Images / LightRocket (Getty Images) TikTok has already taken over the world. Millions of people (myself included…) spend far too many hours on the popular video-sharing app, watching thousands of bite-sized, often very funny clips created by other users. And now, seemingly in an effort to suck away the few remaining hours of …

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Netflix Cuts Strong Black Lead, Most, Con Todo, and Most

An event hosted by Netflix’s Strong Black Lead team in June 2018 in Los Angeles. Photo: Charley Gallay (Getty Images) Alongside 150 full time employees Netflix axed Tuesday, dozens of contract writers were shown the door. Bitter tweets flooded in after the job cuts were announced. Many of those writers were part of Netflix’s large-scale …

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Beware the Latest Android Malware on Google Play

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Android users take heed: there’s a new piece of malware cropping up on the Google Play Store, and it’s coming for your data. Dubbed “Facestealer,” this new malware can steal personal information on your phone, hijack your social media passwords by forcing fake logins, and blast your device with invasive ads. Security …

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Noobs Should Embrace This New PlayStation ‘Gamer Dictionary’

Photo: Roman Kosolapov (Shutterstock) I strongly believe console and PC gaming is for everyone, but let’s be honest: the jargony way people talk about video games can make it difficult to get into the hobby. Unless you’re enmeshed in the video game world, a sentence like “the latest patch nerfed HP scaling on end-game mobs …

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