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Google Is Shutting Down Google+, Now Is the Time to XRay

After a massive data breach, Google announced today that it is shutting down its social network Google+. A bug in Google+ exposed the personal data of nearly 500,000 people, and Google chose not to disclose it out of fears of regulatory
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Amazon workers are being paid to defend the company on Twitter

More than a dozen Amazon workers are defending their employer on Twitter after a string of reports detailing bad working conditions at the company’s fulfillment centers. But they’re not just tweeting out of loyalty to the company,
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Snapchat and Amazon will team up on in-app shopping, report says

When you think of Snapchat, you probably think of faceswaps and dancing hot dogs. But you might soon have a new reason to think of the messaging app: Shopping.  Code unearthed by a developer strongly suggests that Snapchat is readying a new
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Facebook lets some group admins charge members for access

You already give Facebook your data, so why not throw a little cold, hard cash into the mix as well.  Just bear with me here. So, you're following your favorite creator on the social network created in a dorm room, but because of that pesky
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Now you can buy clothes or make reservations without ever leaving Instagram

The time and energy gap between seeing something, desiring it, and actually buying it, is shrinking to almost nothing. Instagram users have reported the appearance of in-app purchases, according to TechCrunch. With this new capability, when stores
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Lol now Facebook is just making fake news smaller

Facebook really wishes its problems would just disappear. But, since that's clearly not going to happen, maybe they could, I don't know, get smaller? That appears to be the thinking of Mark Zuckerberg and Co., who on Friday announced that the
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New Gmail update will include self-destructing emails

The upcoming, redesigned Gmail looks like it will have several new features to protect the privacy of your emails.  One of these, according to TechCrunch, is self-destructing emails. Following the update, you'll be able to set emails you send
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Nearly $1 Billion Was Invested In Space Startups In 1Q2018, New Report Says

According to venture capital firm Space Angels, nearly $1 billion was invested into space startups in the first quarter of 2018, led by a $500 million as yet unannounced investment round into SpaceX.

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