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DoorDash, Uber Eats or Grubhub

When the coronavirus pandemic broke out, many Americans switched from eating in restaurants to ordering meals on their cell phones. A new survey shows which delivery app they used. Toast, whose software helps restaurants do everything from ordering to printing invoices, interviewed 707 US adults in early June. In the previous month, everyone had either ordered delivery or take away …

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While TikTok is under attack, Snapchat is testing In-Snap music

Thanks to a perfectly coordinated new deal, snap managers have to whistle a happy tune. Snap announced on Monday that it was testing a new tool that users could use to turn their snapshots into music. The feature was provided thanks to new contracts with record labels that allow Snapchat users to license songs in their Snap creations. The timing …

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Text-based game with powerful AI is fun and makes no sense

Screenshot:: AI dungeon Last year, AI dungeon debuted as free text Adventure game. Now the game AI system was updated to GPT-3 or Generative Pre-Training Transformer with a language model that uses deep learning to create human-like text. According to game Creator Nick Walton, it is “one of the most powerful AI models in the world”. Coupled with a parser …

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Don’t Shoot Portland’s Wall of Moms charged with anti-blackness

In response to the presence of federal agents in protests against Black Lives Matter in Portland, a group of predominantly white mothers called the Wall of Moms, which was organized to form barriers between demonstrators and federal agents. Since the group’s first appearance in protests on the weekend of July 18, the Wall of Moms has been widely praised in …

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California’s apple fire produces towering smoky clouds

When forest fires get hot and big enough, they can produce towering, smoky clouds. The apple fire burning in the San Bernardino National Forest in Southern California produced these large feathers over the weekend, known as pyrocumulus clouds. The new, active flame will have acres of parched land starting Monday morning with conditions ripe for flames. The fire is only …

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Shop refurbished monitor deals to complete your WFH setup

The products presented here are selected by our partners at StackCommerce. If you buy something through links on our website, Mashable can earn a partner commission. These Philips monitors give your WFH setup clarity and lifelike graphics. Image: philips With StackCommerceMashable shopping2020-08-03 18:24:14 UTC Good news, WFH-he. If you are still not self-employed and have picked up a monitor to …

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Shop refurbished monitor deals to complete your WFH setup

The products presented here are selected by our partners at StackCommerce. If you buy something through links on our website, Mashable can earn a partner commission. These Philips monitors give your WFH setup clarity and lifelike graphics. Image: philips With StackCommerceMashable shopping2020-08-03 18:24:14 UTC Good news, WFH-he. If you are still not self-employed and have picked up a monitor to …

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North Carolina Bear spotted with Trump sticker on collar

In Asheville, North Carolina, a poor black bear was spotted attaching a Trump 2020 sticker to the collar. What an irony indeed. The bear was take a nap on Shelia Chapman’s porch on July 31 when Chapman discovered the sticker. She took some photos and took the Trump 2020: Keep America Great sticker on the pet’s collar. Black bears in …

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Up to a third of Bangladesh is under water

Rickshaw drivers move through a water-filled street after a heavy downpour in Dhaka on June 21, 2020.photo:: Munir Uz Zaman (Getty Images) This monsoon season has devastated East and South Asia since early June, and the rains show no signs of stopping – this is expected across the region continue Till the middle of August. B.It was particularly difficult for …

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Researchers have found a new way to thwart face recognition

graphic:: University of Chicago (Fair use) In 2020, it can be assumed that every status update and selfie that you upload online can at some point come into the hands of an obscure data mining third pagein the hands of national authorities, or both. On the other hand, awareness of how crappy these companies are has prompted many people to …

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