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The Draw Of Mobile Gaming

The Why explores the draw of mobile gaming.

 | Scripps News Staff

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Twitter Says It's Testing An 'Edit' Button

The social media platform said it will test the new feature in its paid service, Twitter Blue, in the coming months.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

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Elon Musk Joins Twitter Board After Amassing Large Stake In Company

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is now the social media platform's largest shareholder after purchasing 73.5 million shares worth about $3 billion.

 | AP

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Harassment Still Exists In The Metaverse, Even For Kids

Users have reported concerns of sexual and verbal harassment in virtual reality settings, causing concern especially for kids using the platforms.

 | Maritsa Georgiou

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Ukraine's Internet System Is A Hidden Weapon In Its War With Russia

Ukraine's ability to keep its internet up and running has allowed its citizens to stay connected to the world despite Russia's invasion.

 | Tyler Adkisson

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The Rise Of E-sports

The popularity of competitive games is driving millions of dollars and eyeballs into e-sports.

 | Scripps News Staff

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Verizon Warns Customers About Text Message Scam

The telecommunications company is alerting users about scam text messages that appear to come from a customer's own phone number.

 | Scripps News Staff

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Apple To Pay $14.8M To iCloud Subscribers Over Breached Contract

Apple will settle a class-action lawsuit that accuses the company of storing customers' iCloud data on third-party servers.

 | Scripps News Staff

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Google Issues Warning For Chrome Users

Google says its Chrome browser is vulnerable to a dangerous hack.

 | Scripps News Staff

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Experts Say U.S. Companies Aren't Prepared To Deal With Cyberattacks

Many companies find it too expensive or difficult to properly secure themselves, making them vulnerable targets for potential Kremlin cyberattacks.

 | Tyler Adkisson

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President Biden Warns U.S. Companies Of Potential Russian Cyberattacks

President Biden said the federal government is "doing its part" to prepare for an attack.

 | AP and Alex Livingston

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Big Tech Is Pulling Biggest Services From Russia As It Attacks Ukraine

In many cases, tech companies are shutting down internet or social media services in Russia in compliance with U.S. or EU sanctions.

 | Tyler Adkisson

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KNXV: Woman Creates Computer Science Dolls To Educate, Inspire

Somi the Computer Scientist is a doll that helps engage, inspire and boost the confidence of underrepresented kids learning computer science concepts.

 | Claudia Rupcich and Scripps News Phoenix

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Flight-Tracking Community Is Keeping Eyes On Russian Oligarchs

Flight-tracking websites were created for aviation enthusiasts to connect, but now the creators working to create more accurate readings.

 | Tyler Adkisson

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Netflix And TikTok Take Action Against Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday intensified a crackdown on media outlets and individuals.

 | AP and Alex Livingston

A briefing says "destructive malware targeting organizations in Ukraine."

Hackers Are Picking Sides In The Russia-Ukraine War

Hackers are split on who they're supporting, with one group declaring a "cyber war" against Russian government and another declaring full support.

 | Tyler Adkisson

A person walks by a non-fungible token vending machine.

What Are NFTs, And Are They Worth It? Experts, Artists Weigh In

Non-fungible tokens are digital assets built using generally the same programming as cryptocurrency. So, why are they exploding in popularity now?

 | Axel Turcios and Mai Nolasco-Carranza

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States Launch Probe Into TikTok's Effect On Kids' Health

The investigation was announced by numerous states led by California, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, Tennessee and Vermont.

 | AP and Veronica De La Cruz

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Fitbit Recalls 1 Million Ionic Watches After Burn Injuries

The company announced a voluntary recall "out of an abundance of caution."

 | Veronica De La Cruz and Scripps News Staff

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Find Out If You Are Using The Most Hacked Passwords

In a recent study, payment service provider Dojo determined the most commonly hacked passwords worldwide.

 | Tricia Goss

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Propaganda, Fake Videos Of Ukraine Invasion Bombard Users

TikTok videos, propagandized headlines and tweets are confusing millions about the reality of how this battle is unfolding.

 | AP

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Chicago TikTok Creator Is The Windy City's Unofficial Historian

A man hoping to educate his kids about Chicago has spun his online fame into real-life opportunities.

 | Ben Schamisso

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Arkansas Governor On Flying Cars And A Potential Presidential Run

With innovation top of mind, Gov. Asa Hutchinson is launching an initiative for flying cars, and he also says he's not ruling out a presidential run.

 | Scripps News Staff

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AT&T Shuts Down Its 3G Service

AT&T is the first telecom provider to shut down its 3G network. T-Mobile and Verizon will do the same later this year.

 | Scripps News Staff

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Former President Donald Trump Launches New Social Media App

Truth Social launched on the Apple App Store about one year after Trump was banned from popular social media apps like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

 | AP

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Why Are Video Game Adaptations So Bad?

Though book adaptations do relatively well in the box office, the same cannot be said of video game movies.

 | Casey Mendoza

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The Video Game Market Is Spilling Into The Movie Industry

Given their increasing popularity, one would think video game movie adaptations would typically be wildly successful, but that's not the case.

 | Scripps News Staff

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Is Your Money Safe In PayPal? How The Platform Is Keeping Users' Money

PayPal can suddenly lock and keep people from accessing their own money in the system, sometimes with no reason why.

 | Tyler Adkisson

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From eBooks To Digital Currency, We May Own Less Than We Think

Some PayPal users have been barred from the platform, unable to get their money or any answers unless they subpoena the platform.

 | Scripps News Staff

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Spread Of 'Smart City' Technology Raises Privacy Concerns

Surveillance is a rising concern as cities invest in more self-monitoring, analysis, and reporting technology (SMART).

 | Amanda Brandeis