Try the new ‘Overwatch’ hero during the game’s free weekend

imageAt Blizzcon earlier this month, the studio behind Overwatch announced a new playable character for the hero shooter: Moira, a healer with evasive and damage-dealing abilities. Last night, she became available to play on PC and consoles — and wouldn'…

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Apple Music’s Major Lazer documentary is streaming now

imageA new music documentary begins streaming today on Apple Music. Give Me Future chronicles Major Lazer's 2016 concert in Havana, Cuba — the first to be put on by major American artists since the US restored diplomatic ties to the country in 2015. The…

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Netflix outbids Disney for superhero movie starring Daisy Ridley

imageThere's no shortage of superheroes on Netflix, yet it's found room for a subversive spin on Hollywood's favourite genre, courtesy of Josh Gad. The streaming giant outbid Disney to nab the film, dubbed Super-Normal, according to The Hollywood Reporter…

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Two airlines are bringing faster WiFi to their international flights

imageTwo airlines have made moves to upgrade their WiFi offerings today. Cathay Pacific Group will provide GoGo's 2Ku satellite-based broadband technology starting in 2018 and Emirates has partnered with Thales to bring 50Mpbs connectivity to its Boeing 7…

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FCC repeals restrictions on consolidation of media companies

imageToday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed a handful of rules that it said were keeping the media industry out of the digital age, the Washington Post reports. The decades-old regulations were implemented in order to keep a diversity…

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Facebook adds live college basketball games to its Watch tab

imageFacebook has been getting more and more interesting content in efforts to build out its Watch tab, and now it's added college basketball to the mix. The social network has partnered with Stadium, a multiplatform network for sports, to exclusively sho…

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‘Battlefront II’ under investigation in Belgium over loot crates

imageEA isn't only getting a lot of flak over Battlefront II's loot crates, it's also under investigation from Belgium's gambling authority. According to VTM Nieuws, the country's gaming commission is in the midst of taking a closer look at both Battlefro…

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Netgear routers now feature Disney’s parental controls

imageCircle with Disney's advanced parental controls are helpful if you want to curb what your kids can do online and when, but it has normally required a separate device you plug in to your WiFi router. Why can't it just be built into the router itself?…

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Motorola’s new Mod is a snap-on Polaroid photo printer

imageMotorola's Mods have been wide-ranging attempts to trick out your smartphone with sizeable gadgets, from a 360-degree camera to a standalone speaker with Amazon Alexa. Their next one might be more appealing to casual Moto Z smartphone owners: A Polar…

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UK watchdog calls for transparency on online political ad funding

imageThe UK's Electoral Commission wants political parties to be more transparent about the people or companies bankrolling their online advertising campaigns during general elections. The independent body says British voters deserve the same transparency…

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