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Just tell Google Assistant to play Netflix on Android TVs

Until now, casting video to an Android TV through a Google Assistant-enabled device such as a Google Home or the new JBL soundbar has been a fairly simple affair. With the exception of playing Netflix, that is. Now, Google is finally changing that by...

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What's on TV: 'Daredevil,' 'Making a Murderer' and 'Ant-Man'

We just found out that Iron Fist won't be back for another round, but it's already time for season three of Daredevil on Netflix this week. Other streaming highlights include a second season of Lore on Amazon Prime as well as part two of Netflix's Ma...

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Winamp plans a streaming-friendly revival in 2019

Winamp, a relic from the Wild West days of digital music, not only still exists but has a major update on the way for next year. Parent company Radionomy is planning to reboot the service as an all-in-one app that pulls podcasts, playlists, streaming...

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies from cancer at 65

It's a sad day for the technology world, as Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died at the age of 65 due to complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The tech pioneer had been grappling with the cancer for years and received treatment for it in 20...

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Microsoft adds dictation to Office web apps to help with dyslexia

Microsoft has made voice dictation available for desktop Office users for months. Now, though, it's making the feature available to web users in the name of aiding those with dyslexia. The browser versions of both Word and OneNote will enable dicta...

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The Apple Watch is being used to study joint replacement patients

As part of its latest healthcare-focused venture, Apple has teamed up with Zimmer Biomet on an app designed for knee and hip replacement patients. The app, called mymobility, works with the Apple Watch and iPhone, and it provides patients with guidan...

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Facebook is banning misinformation about voting ahead of the midterms

Partisan fraudsters may have a tougher time disseminating misinformation to voters over the next 22 days, as Facebook has vowed to crack down the spread of such "fake news" ahead of November's midterm elections, Reuters reports.

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