One Instant Pot Prime Day Deal Overcooked, but Three More Have Taken Its Place

The $59 Instant Pot Duo is still sold out, but the Instant Pot Ultra is on sale in two different sizes for Prime Day. Unfortunately, neither of those sizes is the standard 6 qt., but if you need the apartment-friendly

Giphy, in a partnership with Twitch, launches an extension that lets viewers select GIFs from a curated catalog to appear on-screen during a stream (Timothy J. Seppala/Engadget)


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Giphy, in a partnership with Twitch, launches an extension that lets viewers select GIFs from a curated catalog to appear on-screen during a stream  —  Twitch’s next way of letting viewers interact with …

Google says Nest CEO to exit, sources say after employee revolt; sources: Alphabet tried selling Nest to Amazon; Nest now part of Google’s home devices unit (Richard Nieva/CNET)


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Google says Nest CEO to exit, sources say after employee revolt; sources: Alphabet tried selling Nest to Amazon; Nest now part of Google’s home devices unit  —  Five months after Nest rejoined Google, the …

Sources: EU’s fine over Google’s anticompetitive Android practices, coming on Wednesday, will significantly outstrip the €2.4B fine Google received last year (Alex Barker/Financial Times)


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Sources: EU’s fine over Google’s anticompetitive Android practices, coming on Wednesday, will significantly outstrip the €2.4B fine Google received last year  —  Google will be hit by its biggest ever regulatory fine on …

Twitter product lead Kayvon Beykpour says the firm is pausing work on fixing its verification policy to focus on more important areas like election integrity (Chris Welch/The Verge)


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Twitter product lead Kayvon Beykpour says the firm is pausing work on fixing its verification policy to focus on more important areas like election integrity  —  The company will return to the issue …

Instagram says it is building a non-SMS two-factor authentication system that works with security apps like Google Authenticator or Duo to thwart SIM hijackers (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)


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Instagram says it is building a non-SMS two-factor authentication system that works with security apps like Google Authenticator or Duo to thwart SIM hijackers  —  Hackers can steal your phone number by reassigning it …

Sea of Thieves: Cursed Sails leaves dock with skeleton crews July 31 – VentureBeat


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Sea of Thieves: Cursed Sails leaves dock with skeleton crews July 31
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Rare has four teams that are all working on new content updates for the online multiplayer pirate simulator Sea of Thieves, and after releasing The Hungering

Here’s Why Snapchat, Spotify, Pokemon Go, and Discord Went Down – Fortune


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Here’s Why Snapchat, Spotify, Pokemon Go, and Discord Went Down
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Internet apps, games and services including Snapchat, Spotify, Pokemon Go, and Discord were not working Tuesday, as users received messages about servers being down. A Google Cloud outage

Far Cry 5’s Lost On Mars Is Another Disappointing Expansion – Kotaku


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Far Cry 5’s Lost On Mars Is Another Disappointing Expansion
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Is there life on Mars? On the surface Far Cry 5’s second DLC seems to answer in the affirmative. The red rock is bursting with armies of alien