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After privacy complaints, OnePlus will scale back data collection on its devices

Recently, a security researcher discovered that Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus was collecting detailed information from its users, prompting widespread concerns about user privacy. Now, the company has responded to concerns, and says that it will scale back its collection efforts. While many device makers routinely collect some information on how users are using their devices, […]

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Kate McKinnon is flawless as Pennywise on SNL, but it’s a tired joke about Kellyanne Conway

Earlier this year, Kate McKinnon lampooned Kellyanne Conway’s efforts to spin the news while being interviewed on talk shows in a couple of sketches on Saturday Night Live. During last night’s episode, McKinnon reprised her role as President Donald Trump’s counselor with a bit of help from Pennywise the dancing clown from this summer’s blockbuster […]

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Here’s what Elon Musk revealed about the ITS and SpaceX’s Mars ambitions in his Reddit AMA

Last month, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk made a presentation before the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia, a followup to his 2016 talk where he unveiled SpaceX’s Interplanetary Transport System and his ambitions to colonize Mars. This year’s presentation showcased some updates and design changes to his plans and the rocket itself — he wants […]