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Watch Qualcomm’s weird vision of what Snapdragon 845 life is like

Watch Qualcomm’s weird vision of what Snapdragon 845 life is like

Augmented Reality glasses that can identify your meal. Clearer, more color-rich photos of your salad. 360-degree streaming of avocados over LTE. Qualcomm has a vision of what the Snapdragon 845-powered experience might be like out in the real world, and it's oddly obsessed with food.

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YouTube reveals the Top 10 trending and music videos of 2017

YouTube reveals the Top 10 trending and music videos of 2017

It's that time of the year: YouTube has unveiled the most popular videos on its service over the last year. These videos span multiple categories, including music videos, comedy, and that interrupted BBC video that went viral earlier this year. YouTube also picked the top videos from throughout 2017 in music specifically; not surprisingly, we see songs like "Despacito" and people like DJ Khaled on the list.

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YouTube Reels is the platform’s own version of Stories

YouTube Reels is the platform’s own version of Stories

YouTube has a new feature in the pipeline called Reels, the company's own variant of the Stories format found in a growing number of apps. The new feature is designed for creators, not users, and it is still in development at this point. However, once available as an everyday feature, YouTube creators will be able to create their own Reels that don't expire. This is part of an overall larger announcement from the company.

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YouTube cracks down on predatory comments directed at minors

YouTube cracks down on predatory comments directed at minors

YouTube has been the source of a growing online controversy revolving around videos that seem to inappropriately target children and, more worrisome, the presence of some predatory comments aimed at children. Amid the criticism -- but not resulting because of it, according to YouTube -- the company tweaked the service so that flagged videos wouldn't appear in the YouTube Kids app. That wasn't adequate enough, though, so now it is back with several more changes.

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NASA Earth time lapse shows 20 years of seasonal changes in 2.5 minutes

NASA Earth time lapse shows 20 years of seasonal changes in 2.5 minutes

A new NASA time lapse shows 20 years of seasonal landscape changes around the globe, condensing the years down to a mere 2.5 minutes. Though NASA is known primarily for its space missions, the agency focuses extensively on Earth science, too, training a variety of satellites down toward our own planet. The content presented in this new video was gathered by NASA satellites every year since 1997.

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YouTube bans videos showing how to add a bump stock to rifles

YouTube bans videos showing how to add a bump stock to rifles

Following the deadly Las Vegas shooting that involved a firearm containing a bump stock, YouTube has banned videos that show how to modify rifles so that they contain this particular feature. The videos recently disappeared from the service, and the guidelines were updated alongside this to reflect the new restriction. Until now, such modification videos were allowed on the site.

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YouTube HDR rolls out for Galaxy S8, Pixel, V30 and other phones

YouTube HDR rolls out for Galaxy S8, Pixel, V30 and other phones

Certain Android smartphone owners noticed a welcomed new feature when using YouTube recently: the availability of an HDR feature that takes advantage of HDR-capable mobile displays. News of the new feature began surfacing on various Reddit communities, where users noticed the HDR feature when adjusting the streaming resolution of a video.

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Snapchat isn’t ready to give up on original scripted shows

Snapchat isn’t ready to give up on original scripted shows

It was the end of 2015 when Snapchat decided to shut down its 'Snap Channel,' an in-app destination where it offered its users original video content. The channel had only persisted for several months before being shut down, but the company isn't ready to call it quits. New information suggests that Snapchat will be launching a new round of original scripted content by the end of this year.

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Netflix’s Seinfeld special premiere date revealed: see exclusive notes now

Netflix’s Seinfeld special premiere date revealed: see exclusive notes now

Netflix previously announced plans to offer a pair of original comedy standup specials featuring comedian Jerry Seinfeld, and now it has revealed the premiere date for the first of them. Though we'll have to wait until next month to watch the show, Netflix is getting people ready via a new Instagram account showcasing some exclusive notes on some of Seinfeld's earliest material.

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American Horror Story: Cult trailer reveals political underpinnings

American Horror Story: Cult trailer reveals political underpinnings

Yet another season of American Horror Story is almost upon us, and it comes bearing the moniker Cult. FX Networks has published the full teaser trailer following some smaller teasers, and in it we see a lot of things hitting typical phobia checkmarks: clowns, bugs, trypophobia, caskets, hemophobia and Donald Trump. We've got the trailer, but take note: it's not for the squeamish, and it is definitely not safe for work.

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This Tesla vs Lamborghini race is deeply satisfying

This Tesla vs Lamborghini race is deeply satisfying

Making the decision between a Tesla Model X P100D and a Lamborghini Aventador SV is not something most of us will ever get to do, but thankfully we have entertaining drag races to salve that pain. The two cars - and a Model S P100D that also joins in the fun - went head to head at the Palm Beach International Raceway to show what happens when you put the cutting-edge in electric SUV against one of the most coveted supercars on the market. Here's the spoiler: don't argue with instantaneous torque.

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YouTube Breaking News category streams important global events

YouTube Breaking News category streams important global events

YouTube users have noted the arrival of a new 'Breaking News' category that contains important news videos on major events around the globe. The feature hasn't been officially announced by Google at this time, but many users are reporting seeing the category, which aids users in finding live and otherwise important news segments in a post-cable world.

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