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Google has deleted the Google+ profiles of Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Sundar Pichai amid the Google+ shutdown – wiping away years of important company history

Larry Page and Sergey BrinGetty Tuesday marked the long-promised day when Google began the process of deleting Google+ accounts, ahead of the social network’s total shutdown. And not immune to the purge were the accounts of high-powered Google executives, which are vanishing from public view. The accounts belonging to executives past and present like Sergey […]

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Your iPhone keeps a detailed list of every location you frequent – here's how to delete your history and shut the feature off for good

Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images Apple keeps a detailed, itemized list of every location you’ve been with your iPhone. The feature is found deep inside your iPhone’s settings, where you can find specific addresses of places you go, how often you visit places, and when you visited each location. Here’s how you can delete the history of […]

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‘History of the Future’ book reveals canceled Oculus Rift successors Tuzi and Venice

Blake Harris’ The History Of The Future reveals two canceled Oculus Rift successor projects codenamed Tuzi and Venice. In October of last year, TechCrunch reported the cancellation of a Rift 2 project codenamed Caspar. This means that a total of three reportedly canceled Rift successor projects are now public knowledge. The first Oculus Rift was revealed […]

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The history of Battle Royale: From mod to worldwide phenomenon

In PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite, 100 people drop onto an island to scavenge for weapons and equipment. Those elements define the battle royale genre along with one other — the last person standing wins. Battle royale went from obscure mod to mainstream game phenomenon in less than two years. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ massive popularity made the genre […]

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The History of the Xbox

The current generation of Microsoft’s Xbox gaming console is nearing its conclusion, and it’s hard to believe it has been 17 years since the first system’s arrival. We still don’t have any official word on what the new Xbox will be called or exactly how Microsoft is planning to make the system the new must-have […]

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Facebook says millions of users had phone numbers, search history and location data stolen in recent hack

Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images) Brian Fung Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition October 12 at 2:46 PM An online attack that forced Facebook to log out 90 million users last month directly affected 29 million people on the social network, the company said Friday as it released […]