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WhatsApp test shares your Status to Facebook with one click

WhatsApp is testing a feature that will allow users to share their Status posts to Facebook and other services, according to The Verge. WhatsApp Status is basically the app’s equivalent to Stories, and the new feature would make it possible for users…

What’s on TV: ‘Super Mario Maker 2,’ ‘Into the Spider-Verse’

This week Nintendo’s Super Mario Maker 2 brings the series to the Switch. Gamers can also check out Samurai Shodown, while Democratic presidential candidates take over NBC for two nights. Netflix has a ton of releases headed our way including the Tho…

Boeing teams with flying taxi startup Kitty Hawk on ‘urban air mobility’

Two of the better-known names in flying taxi development are getting together. Boeing and Kitty Hawk have formed a partnership that will have the two foster “safe urban air mobility.” While they’re unsurprisingly keeping their exact plans under wra…

‘Orange is the New Black’ trailer previews its final season on Netflix

The ladies of Litchfield Penitentiary are getting one last run: Netflix has released a trailer for the seventh and final season of Orange is the New Black. The show’s final episodes wrap up the storylines of the inmates we’ve grown to love, but with…

FAA discovers another potential risk with the Boeing 737 Max

The Federal Aviation Administration has discovered another potential risk with the grounded 737 Max that Boeing has to resolve. The issue emerged during a simulator test last week, according to Reuters. As such, a certification test flight isn’t expe…

eBay promises ‘can’t-miss’ deals if Amazon crashes on Prime Day (again)

July is almost upon us. That means it’s nearly time for Amazon’s huge Prime Day sale, which it’s expanding to two days this year. But, like Target, eBay isn’t content to give its rival all the spotlight, and plans to be right there with its own deals…

The White House may host a social media summit next month

The White House will reportedly host a social media summit next month. According to The New York Times, White House spokesman Judd Deere said the meeting will "bring together digital leaders for a robust conversation on the opportunities …

Apple hires one of ARM’s top chip designers

Apple appears to be making up for its loss of chip designer talent. The company has quietly hired ARM Lead CPU Architect Mike Filippo to serve as a chip architect. It’s not certain just what he’ll do at Apple, but hes work at ARM focused on high-en…

A ‘narrative experience’ is coming to the ‘PUBG’ universe

PUBG probably isn’t the first game you think of that’s begging for a story-driven element, but that isn’t stopping its creators from trying. As part of an announcement that Sledgehammer Games co-founder Glen Schofield (above) would run a new studio,…

DisplayPort 2.0 supports 8K monitors

With 8K displays in the pipeline and Apple’s 6K Pro Display XDR on its way, the DisplayPort standard was in need of an update. Today, the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) addressed the demand for increased bandwidth and revealed Display…