Friday, May 14, 2021

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The latest news around the world, focused on businesses, products, services and apps.

Super Mario Bros Game Sells for $660,000

By: Nick Gambino A sealed copy of the classic NES game Super Mario Bros. sold for a record-shattering $660,000 on April 2nd. That makes the Nintendo game the most expensive/valuable video...
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Facebook Gives Users More Control Over Their News Feed

By: Nick Gambino There are two things wrong with Facebook leaving what appears on your newsfeed up to inhuman algorithms. One, you can’t customize it to fit your unique sensibilities that...
Amazon Fire Remote

Amazon Fire TV Voice Remote Gets New Face and New Buttons

By: Nick Gambino I hate the remote for my Fire TV cube. It’s probably my fault for buying the thing the week it launched. It’s sticky, clunky and I just hate...
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Jack Dorsey Sells First Tweet Ever as an NFT for $2.9 Million

By: Nick Gambino Twitter founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey, made history by selling his first and the first tweet ever for a cool $2.9 million. More specifically, it was sold as an...
NFL

NFL Signs $100 Billion Media Deal and Gives Amazon Thursday Night Games

By: Nick Gambino The NFL has just signed on the dotted line for a new media rights deal worth $100 billion over the next 12 years. Most of the rights agreement sees...
YouTube Shorts

Google Launches YouTube Shorts to Compete with TikTok

By: Nick Gambino Social media platforms are notorious for copying or straight up ripping off the features of other popular platforms. Instagram Stories and Reels are basically Snapchat and TikTok respectively....
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Top Home Arcade Machines: How to Build a Home Arcade in Minutes

by: Scott Steinberg Just because you don’t have time to comb Internet auctions for deals, restore vintage arcade cabinets, or haul heavy machinery cross country doesn’t mean you can’t recreate classic Chuck E....
Cassette Tape Inventor

Inventor of the Cassette Tape Dies at 94

By: Nick Gambino The Dutch inventor of the cassette tape, Lou Ottens, has died at the age of 94. His genius and forward-thinking gave generations of music lovers an escape into the...
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Facebook Launches Instagram Lite

By: Nick Gambino Facebook just started rolling out the Instagram Lite app to 170 countries. You might remember there was an earlier version of this minimal social media app that launched...
TikTok Q&A

TikTok Adds Q&A Feature

By: Nick Gambino Interaction is an important element of social media and especially for those influencers looking to forge a presence on any of the various platforms. In the spirit of...

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Alexa Comes to Ford

By: Nick Gambino Alexa will soon be available in all-new Ford vehicles, the automaker announced on Thursday. A simple voice command will allow drivers to...

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