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Xbox Live to Get Optionable Chat Filters To Stop Toxic Trash Talk

Xbox Live to Get Optionable Chat Filters To Stop Toxic Trash Talk

When trash talk goes too far on Xbox Live, Microsoft wants to give gamers the option to filter it out. On Monday, the company announced a new method to tackle harassment over online gaming sessions: It involves using computer algorithms to detect and then hide any offensive remarks sent over users’ private messages. “With this...

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Exclusive: Mapping Sprint vs. Verizon 5G Coverage in NYC

Exclusive: Mapping Sprint vs. Verizon 5G Coverage in NYC

5G has hit Broadway, but think of it as in previews. With Verizon and Sprint now both offering 5G service in New York City, I set out to chart how they’re doing. I walked around several neighborhoods on Friday, Oct. 11, to see if Sprint’s 5G offers an experience worthy of the name. I also...

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Disney+: What You Can Watch at Launch (and How Much You'll Pay)

Disney+: What You Can Watch at Launch (and How Much You'll Pay)

The streaming-industrial complex keeps on churning. Disney’s much-hyped Disney+ streaming service launches on Nov. 12, and the Mouse is stoking the hype today by touting upcoming originals and the seemingly endless parade of movies from the Disney and Fox vaults going back nearly a century. Disney is undercutting many of its streaming competitors on price....

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