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Prime Day sale competition heats up with Target, ebay joining the mix

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Target just announced a massive two-day summer sale. It’s called Target Deal Days, and it’s going down on July 15 and 16.

If that sounds familiar, it’s probably because those are the same dates as this year’s Amazon Prime Day — announced hours after Amazon made the big reveal.

A competing two-day sale is major, but other retailers trying to mess with Prime Day’s traffic isn’t surprising. Amazon Prime Day 2018 was (by far) the most shopped day of the year, beating out both Black Friday and…

San Francisco becomes the first U.S. city to ban Juuls

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San Francisco is cracking down on vaping.

A new blanket ban would outlaw the sale, distribution, and manufacturing of e-cigarettes in an effort to fight the trend of vaping teenagers. The city’s Board of Supervisors is expected to vote on the legislation on Tuesday. Under the two proposed ordinances, e-cigarette sales would be banned both in physical and online stores, if the shipping addresses are in San Francisco. 

As Juuls gain popularity, cities across the country have tried to limit…

Facebook pushes new rules for political advertising worldwide

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Facebook is ramping up its new tightened restrictions on political advertising. 

About a year after the company first introduced its tools to increase “transparency” around political ads in the U.S., Facebook is expanding those rules worldwide.

According to the new policy, advertisers that buy ads related to elections or other political “issues” need to verify their identity with Facebook and disclose who paid for the ad. These ads, and the identity of their purchasers, are then preserved…

Facebook pushes new rules for political advertising worldwide

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Facebook is ramping up its new tightened restrictions on political advertising. 

About a year after the company first introduced its tools to increase “transparency” around political ads in the U.S., Facebook is expanding those rules worldwide.

According to the new policy, advertisers that buy ads related to elections or other political “issues” need to verify their identity with Facebook and disclose who paid for the ad. These ads, and the identity of their purchasers, are then preserved…

Famous Mexican rescue dog Frida retires from the line of duty

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We’ve found her — the goodest good girl in the world. 

Frida, a 10-year-old Labrador retriever, has dedicated her life to aiding in survivor rescue missions as a sniffer with the Mexican Navy’s canine unit. In her illustrious career which spanned nine years, she was deployed to help in natural disasters across the globe. But according to a press release from the Mexican government, Frida officially retired during a ceremony held in her honor by the Mexican Navy on Monday. 

She stole the…

Learn Google’s booming programming language for just $29

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TL;DR: This intuitive Google Go Developer online course bundle will help you learn the skills to master Google’s programming language, and you can get the whole thing for just $29.


If we were to compare programming languages to music, the likes of JavaScript, Python, and C would be the jams consistently included in the Top 40. While there’s nothing wrong with that, everyone knows that the indie scene is where it’s at.

And in the indie world, one of the most underrated gems is Google Go (or…

We finally know when Prime Day is and — surprise! — it’s actually 2 days

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Amazon has finally confirmed the details about Amazon Prime Day 2019: The big day will start at midnight PST (3 a.m. EST) on Monday, July 15, and last until 11:59 PST on Tuesday, July 16 (2:59 a.m. EST on July 17) . Prepare to not blink for two days straight.

The summer shopping event feels just as engraved in our brains as Black Friday, so it’s always a shocker to remember that Prime Day has only been around since 2015. Somehow, in less than five years, Amazon has managed to get us just…

Learn Google’s booming programming language for just $29

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TL;DR: This intuitive Google Go Developer online course bundle will help you learn the skills to master Google’s programming language, and you can get the whole thing for just $29.


If we were to compare programming languages to music, the likes of JavaScript, Python, and C would be the jams consistently included in the Top 40. While there’s nothing wrong with that, everyone knows that the indie scene is where it’s at.

And in the indie world, one of the most underrated gems is Google Go (or…

Microsoft’s foldable Surface could support Android apps

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““““`Microsoft’s next Surface could be unlike any other, and not just because it will be foldable.

A new report in Forbes reveals more details about the rumored device, and it sounds like the next-generation Surface will be a serious departure from previous versions of the product. The report, which was based off a market research firm’s “supply chain sources,” claims that the fold-up Surface will have dual 9-inch displays, LTE or possibly 5G support, and will launch in the first half of…

Microsoft’s foldable Surface could support Android apps

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““““`Microsoft’s next Surface could be unlike any other, and not just because it will be foldable.

A new report in Forbes reveals more details about the rumored device, and it sounds like the next-generation Surface will be a serious departure from previous versions of the product. The report, which was based off a market research firm’s “supply chain sources,” claims that the fold-up Surface will have dual 9-inch displays, LTE or possibly 5G support, and will launch in the first half of…