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Netflix’s US price increases will hit users in May

Netflix revealed in January it would increase prices for US users and those in Latin American countries where it charges in US dollars. It told many subscribers this week the hikes will take effect in May, though the increases have been rolling out over the last few months. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/03/netflix-us-price-increase-rollout/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D1600%252C994%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C995%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-04%252F3bff4950-561c-11e9-affe-dd3438fbf44e%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D2f263d06e97aa8a102622e528323a1f92090911c&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=8bae5c5471c9faa5c3f416c6ac9df33e210570a2

Trump’s Twitter Problem? He Has Less Followers Than Obama

President Trump has just under 60 million Twitter followers. This is a lot. Barack Obama has over 106 million. This is a lot more. The discrepancy is precisely the type of thing that would infuriate the current occupant of the White House and, according to the Daily Beast, it does. from https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/trump-twitter-followers-obama-826471/http://ifttt.com/images/no_image_card.png

Why the US bears the most responsibility for climate change, in one chart

Humans are pumping more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere at an accelerating rate. But climate change is a cumulative problem, a function of the total amount of greenhouse gases that have accumulated in the sky. from https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2019/4/24/18512804/climate-change-united-states-china-emissionshttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dXFN0WPqHghkqovSkZUNqpL_Grw=/0x0:2261×1565/1200×0/filters:focal(0x0:2261×1565):no_upscale()/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/16185122/gw_graphic_pie_chart_co2_emissions_by_country_2015.png

San Francisco could be the first US city to ban facial recognition tech

The Chinese government has drawn widespread condemnation in recent months over its extensive use of public surveillance and facial recognition technology to monitor the movements of some 12 million Muslim citizens. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/24/san-francisco-first-us-city-ban-facial-recognition/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D5184%252C3456%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1067%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-images%252F2019-04%252F07169590-669d-11e9-af25-d1d3575912b3%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3Dd669755631f0753b1bcc810b74f30d74de18b319&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=651264f5eabec8ecb98d9eb495755c5bbea33013

AT&T will reveal its premium WarnerMedia streaming service in early fall

Disney just pulled off an impressive preview of its Disney+ subscription video service. We even got a price and launch date, which is more than Apple has been willing to share about its forthcoming Apple TV Plus offering. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/24/18514195/att-warnermedia-streaming-service-september-october-announcementhttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/63664739/acastro_180322_1777_0001.0.jpg

First “Marsquake” Detected on Red Planet

NASA’s InSight lander has detected the first known ‘marsquake’. The spacecraft picked up the faint trembling of Mars’s surface on 6 April, 128 days after landing on the planet last November. The quake is the first to be detected on a planetary body other than Earth or Moon. from https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/first-marsquake-detected-on-red-planet1/https://static.scientificamerican.com/sciam/cache/file/111F78E9-7FA8-4782-B751D562AB3D6748_source.png?w=590&h=800&79CB25D5-1F91-46C7-8B7D4CF7A6B45F1A

Google brings its redesigned fitness app to iOS

Google Fit, the fitness tracking app that was redesigned on Android last year, has arrived on iOS. The app integrates with Apple Health, meaning your progress in other Health-compatible apps like Nike Run Club, Sleep Cycle, and Headspace will contribute towards your Google Fit goals. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/24/18513918/google-fit-ios-release-date-features-move-minutes-heart-points-ringshttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/63663626/google_fit_both_images.0.jpg