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Bipartisan bill seeks to curb recommendation algorithms

Igor Bonifacic Contributor Igor Bonifacic is a contributing writer at Engadget. More posts by this contributor Bipartisan bill seeks to curb recommendation algorithms Toyota’s first battery EV has 280-mile range and a solar roof option A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has introduced legislation that would give people more control …

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DoorDash to acquire food delivery company Wolt

On-demand delivery giant DoorDash announced Tuesday it was acquiring food delivery company Wolt in an all-stock deal valued at €7 billion, or $8.1 billion. Talking about the acquisition, Tony Xu, co-founder and CEO of DoorDash said in a statement that the move “will accelerate our product development, bring greater focus …

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fuboTV to acquire streaming platform Molotov for $190 million

FuboTV is making a significant move in Europe with plans to acquire Molotov, a French startup with a leading television streaming service. FuboTV also operates a TV streaming platform, but it is currently only operating in the U.S., Canada and Spain. The transaction is a cash-and-stock deal that values Molotov …

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Pact is a massage gun that cares how you’re feeling

There are dozens of devices out there that are eager to beat your muscles to within an inch of their tense little lives. They all have one thing in common: They’re a lot more powerful and have more endurance than the nimble fingers of a massage therapist. A trained and …

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TikTok ventures into mobile gaming, initially in partnership with Zynga

TikTok is experimenting with games, initially in partnership with mobile gaming giant Zynga. On Monday, Zynga announced its plans to launch a new HTML5-based game, “Disco Loco 3D,” exclusively on the TikTok platform. The casual game is a single-player endless runner where players collect their own dance moves while challenging …

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iOS 15.2 includes Apple’s new safety feature for kids in Messages

Apple has released the second developer beta of iOS 15.2, which includes support for its new communication safety feature in Messages. The feature was announced earlier this year, alongside the company’s controversial new child sexual abuse (CSAM) detection technology feature, which Apple delayed following backlash. The new Messages feature, meanwhile, …

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