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Ben Gilbert

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Recent articles by Ben:

'They are going to get steamrolled': California's governor warns Facebook, YouTube, and other social media giants that government regulation is coming

Social media giants like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube will face major regulation in the next decade, according to California Gov. Gavin Newsom. → Read More

Jon Snow apologizes for the final season of 'Game of Thrones' in a ridiculous new deepfake video

You may never get the apology you want from Jon Snow for the final season of "Game of Thrones," but this video may suffice. → Read More

Elon Musk just revealed more video games coming to Tesla cars — here's the full list so far

Before Elon Musk was building rockets and starting car companies, he was a guy who liked video games. And now he's putting them into his cars. → Read More

In a major surprise, Nintendo just revealed that a huge 'Legend of Zelda' sequel is in development

Nintendo just surprised everyone by announcing a sequel to "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild," the modern classic that came out in 2017. → Read More

Google could be banned from San Francisco Pride after its response to a YouTuber who used homophobic slurs

For the first time ever, Google could be banned from participating in San Francisco's annual Pride celebration. → Read More

An animal welfare protester just leapt onstage at Amazon's big tech event, coming within feet of CEO Jeff Bezos

During an interview with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, an animal rights protester stormed the stage and got within feet of Bezos before being stopped. → Read More

Apple CEO Tim Cook takes aim at Facebook once again: 'I worry about any property today that pushes news in a feed'

Apple CEO Tim Cook took aim once again at Facebook over fake news and user privacy. → Read More

Sorry, Apple's controversial $1,000 computer screen stand isn't a ripoff — it's a missed opportunity

Apple is a victim of its own poor messaging — by separating the stand price from the display, Apple shot itself in the foot. → Read More

Twitter is looking for someone to be its next 'Tweeter-in-chief'

Love to tweet? You could be the next face of Twitter, on Twitter! All you have to do is really, really, REALLY understand what Twitter is all about. → Read More

We compared the $200 Scuf Vantage PlayStation controller to the $25 EasySMX controller — and the winner was clear

The Scuf Vantage is a $200 PlayStation controller with tons of customization. But how much better is it when compared to the $25 EasySMX controller? → Read More

Now that 'Game of Thrones' is finally over, here's how to cancel your HBO Now subscription

Eight seasons later, your watch of "Game of Thrones" has ended. Here's how to cancel your HBO Now subscription. → Read More

A new bill is proposing fines of anywhere from $25 to $250 for texting while crossing the street in New York City

If the threat of being hit by a speeding vehicle wasn't enough to deter you from texting while crossing the street, perhaps a small fine will. → Read More

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi on basic Uber etiquette: Ask before using your phone, and don't slam the door

The CEO of Uber has a few suggestions for how to be a nice person while riding in an Uber. → Read More

Google took a major shot at Apple's iPhone camera while announcing its new $400 Pixel smartphone

Google's Pixel smartphones have best-in-class cameras that regularly beat Apple's iPhone in quality, and Google knows it. → Read More

Samsung is canceling pre-orders of the $2,000 Galaxy Fold if it doesn't ship by the end of May

In an email sent to customers who pre-ordered the Galaxy Fold, Samsung warned that pre-orders will be cancelled if it doesn't ship by May 31. → Read More

Google's next major Pixel smartphone could cost as little as $400

The next entry in Google's flagship smartphone line, the Pixel 3a, could cost less than half the price of an iPhone. → Read More

Microsoft created guidelines for what's 'acceptable' Xbox trash talk, and the suggestions are hilarious

What would you do if, while playing a game online with strangers, one of them said to you, "That was some serious potato aim. Get wrecked"? → Read More

Facebook has a new, $400 virtual reality headset that's coming on May 21

Facebook's next standalone virtual reality headset, the Oculus Quest, arrives on May 21 for $400. → Read More

New York City's iconic Grand Central train station is getting a major tech upgrade

The arrivals and departures board at Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan is getting a digital overhaul. → Read More

Here's our clearest look yet at the resurrected Motorola Razr, the next major foldable smartphone coming this summer

Before the smartphone was ubiquitous, the Motorola Razr phone was a must-have. In 2019, it's coming back! → Read More