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Lyft’s new car rental service offers unlimited miles and pickup credit

Lyft’s new car rental service offers unlimited miles and pickup credit

Lyft has launched a new relatively inexpensive car rental service that gives its customers an alternative to ordering a ride from a driver. The car rentals are only offered in a couple of big cities at this time; with them, the company says, people have more transportation flexibility for those times they want to take a weekend trip or engage in other travels that aren't restricted to ordering rides.

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Nomiku sous-vide shuts down: Subscription meals service axed

Nomiku sous-vide shuts down: Subscription meals service axed

Sous-vide maker Nomiku may have helped accelerate the kitchen tech's transition from pro-restaurant to domestic countertops, but that hasn't been enough to rescue it from discontinuation. The company has confirmed today that its Nomiku Smart Cooker is being axed, along with the prepared meal service launched back in 2017.

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Amazon says order by these dates to get your packages before Christmas

Amazon says order by these dates to get your packages before Christmas

It's that time of year when consumers flood their favorite online retailers with gift orders, hoping to avoid trips to physical stores and the annoying crowds they amass. Amazon is arguably the number one retailer most consumers will turn to, meaning the company has a particularly huge number of shipments to process. Want to get your package in time for Christmas? Amazon says to order by these dates.

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Twitch signs top streamers to avoid poaching from Mixer, Facebook, and YouTube

Twitch signs top streamers to avoid poaching from Mixer, Facebook, and YouTube

Twitch has enjoyed a long tenure as king of the video game streaming hill, but lately, its competitors have been making power moves. Throughout the latter half of this year, Facebook, Mixer, and YouTube have all been signing various top Twitch streamers to exclusivity deals, pulling those personalities away from Twitch.

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Gmail update: Attach emails to other emails without download

Gmail update: Attach emails to other emails without download

If you're here to learn how to attach emails to other emails in Gmail, you're in luck. Today, Google revealed that they'd updated Gmail via the G Suite update blog to allow emails to attach to other emails without downloading before attaching. As such, you can now drag an email or multiple emails from your Gmail browser window into an already-open draft email to see said email or emails attached to said draft.

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VSCO buys Rylo, the company behind a tiny 360-degree camera

VSCO buys Rylo, the company behind a tiny 360-degree camera

VSCO, arguably the most notable Instagram competitor, has bought the company behind a tiny 360-degree camera called Rylo. VSCO apparently isn't interested in the 360 camera part of the equation, instead setting its sights on Rylo's work with mobile video editing technologies. Under VSCO, Rylo will ditch its camera efforts and focus solely on developing these mobile video tools.

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Magic Leap 1 AR headset revealed with $2300-$3k packages

Magic Leap 1 AR headset revealed with $2300-$3k packages

Magic Leap was recently the subject of a report which put the company in some not-so-positive light, from the average consumer perspective. It's likely Magic Leap already had their announcements today planned well in advance, but the timing is notable. Today's Magic Leap announcements center on the Magic Leap Enterprise Suite, a package that'll cost $2995, and will include "everything a business needs to efficiently roll out spatial computing to employees."

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OPPO attempts to grow beyond smartphone boundaries with 5G, AR, and IoT

OPPO attempts to grow beyond smartphone boundaries with 5G, AR, and IoT

OPPO is a brand that is best known for its smartphones and it's going to be known for that for quite a while. That, however, isn't where the company sees itself in the next few years, or at least not the only things it wants to be known for. Just like any successful company, OPPO has big ambitions to grow its business beyond the very competitive and very congested smartphone market. It has a broader vision in mind and, like many new technologies, it will be enabled and empowered by 5G.

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Domino’s GPS delivery tracker is expanding to stores across US

Domino’s GPS delivery tracker is expanding to stores across US

If you're lucky, your Amazon package's tracking information will include a map that shows the delivery vehicle's location in real-time. Pizza chain Domino's has been testing a similar technology with its own delivery drivers, enabling customers to track the location of their food while it's on the road. That capability is expanding across the US.

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New BioShock game announced as 2K opens new studio

New BioShock game announced as 2K opens new studio

This morning, 2K Games is making a pair of big announcements. In the first, it revealed the founding of a new studio called Cloud Chamber. 2K describes Cloud Chamber as a "collective of storytellers eager to push the frontlines of interactive entertainment by making unique, entertaining and thoughtful experiences that engage the world."

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Airbnb clarifies house party crackdown and bans some large gatherings

Airbnb clarifies house party crackdown and bans some large gatherings

House parties that occur in Airbnb rentals can be a big problem for both communities and homeowners, prompting the company to ban these parties altogether. As part of his safety directives given last month, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky detailed a new method the company will use to help stop these parties before they happen. In an update on the matter today, Airbnb clarified its house party ban and specifically which gatherings are prohibited.

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Nintendo Switch just had its best week ever in the US

Nintendo Switch just had its best week ever in the US

The Nintendo Switch is currently in the midst of its third year on store shelves, but it just managed to have its best sales week of all time in the US. Sales were helped along by two separate deals Nintendo had running for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, with Nintendo confirming today that the Switch now sits at 17.5 million units sold in the US alone.

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