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Match now lets you swipe left or right to show love for your political causes

Singles can choose from political views that align with their beliefs

Google restricts targeting of political ads ahead of 2020 election

With scrutiny of major online platforms increasing ahead of the 2020 presidential election, Google has announced significant changes to the way it handles political advertising across its sites.

Huawei alleged to be secretly helping to build North Korea’s wireless network

A Washington Post story reports that Huawei has been secretly working with a Chinese state-owned company to build North Korea's wireless network. This could land the company in more hot water with the U.S.

This algorithm identifies the key ingredients to winning a debate

A team of researchers at Northeastern University have taken on the task of predicting debate “winners” by deconstructing their arguments, hoping to encourage more meaningful conversations.The post This algorithm identifies the key ingredients to winning a debate appeared first on Digital Trends.

UK orders Cambridge Analytica to provide data on US voter

Cambridge Analytica isn't completely out of the woods just because it's technically shutting down. The UK's Information Commissioner's Office

US elevates the role of Cyber Command

After months of talk and planning, US Cyber Command is now just as important as the rest of the Pentagon's

Senator wants Facebook to stop tracking users after they log out

Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) isn't pleased with Facebook and he wants the FTC to do as much as it can

Google will verify the identity of those buying US political ads

Following similar moves from Facebook and Twitter, Google has now announced how it will be handling political ads going forward.

Senator urges Uber to stop forced arbitration in sexual assault cases

A CNN investigation recently revealed that Uber has had at least 103 different sexual assault cases filed against its drivers

EPA faces lawsuit from 17 states over reversing car emissions rules

The EPA under Scott Pruitt may have dreams of undoing Obama-era car efficiency targets, but it's not going to go

Watch Facebook’s F8 opening keynote at 1PM ET

After a few turbulent weeks for Facebook, it's now time for the company to host its annual F8 developers conference

UK warns Zuckerberg will face summons if he doesn’t testify

The UK has reiterated its request for Mark Zuckerberg to testify before its Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Parliamentary Committee

DNC launches a marketplace for digital election tools

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) wants to reposition the Democrats as politics' most pioneering party. Today, it announces I Will

Senate Democrats plan to force vote on net neutrality May 9th

Democrats in Congress have been against the FCC's repeal of net neutrality rules from the beginning. They've had the signatures

Tumblr and Etsy among those posting ‘red alerts’ for net neutrality

Fight for the Future has announced another day of action aimed at encouraging support of a Congressional vote to overturn

Iran tells ISPs to block Telegram

Iranian officials have called for ISPs to block both the mobile and desktop versions of Telegram in the country. ISPs

Malaysia’s fake news law has already led to a one-month jail sentence

The Malaysian law criminalizing the spread of fake news was enacted less than three weeks ago and the country has

Your data is valuable, but you’re never getting paid for it

It's hard to find a positive side to the recent Facebook/Cambridge Analytica (CA) scandal. But if there is one, it's

NHTSA proposal would override California’s tougher emissions rules

The Trump administration hasn't been shy about wanting to roll back emissions and fuel economy guidelines, but there's been a

San Francisco proposes rules to fight its electric scooter epidemic

San Francisco officials have been promising rules to curb the invasion of electric scooters, and now we have an idea

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Working from home? Consider these “office” essentials, on sale!

Are you about to ring in the new year with a job that requires you to work from home? You’re definitely not alone.The process of working from home isn’t as simple as just using a laptop. No, you need the right space, the right disciplines, and the right tools.If you’ve found that your work from home regimen could use a little bit of help, consider some of the following items from the AG Deals Store. Among them are various products to help you become more productive, feel more comfortable, and even get a little exercise in while working.Portable Lazy Laptop DeskThis Lazy Lap Desk is your perfect solution! While lying on your bed or sofa or traveling, it can be used as a laptop stand, work stand, reading desk for any situation. The laptop desk comes with a tablet holder, pen holder, and phone holder so you can have everything in one place and as a result, save some space. It also has a 21.6” long wrist pad to relax your wrist and prevent your laptop from slipping off.Google WiFi Router for Whole Home Coverage (New, Open Box)Enjoy a fast signal in every room, on every device with Google WiFi Router. This Wi-Fi router is a new type of connected system that replaces your router for seamless coverage throughout your home. It is a stand-alone, whole-home mesh system that is compatible with all Wi-Fi client devices. This router has a 1,200MBps speed that enables you to enjoy seamless connectivity. Covering 1,500sq.ft, this allows you to connect to the internet anywhere you are at home.EC1 Electric Height Adjustable Standing DeskImprove your posture and help your body while staying productive with this EC1 Electric Height Adjustable Standing Desk. Featuring an electric single motor mechanism and a convenient up and down keypad, this desk lets you easily go from sitting to standing in less than 10 seconds. It has a rectangular desktop that offers both function and flexibility in an extra spacious 1″ thick work surface. Designed for maximum structural integrity, the frame features double steel tubing that ensures stability even at its highest height.Honeycomb Breathable Sitting Gel CushionStudies show that sitting for long hours has bad effects on our health and body. From weak legs and glutes to tight hips and bad back, and more! Prevent those terrible pain with this Sitting Cushion. With a silicone honeycomb design, it allows air circulation throughout the cushion, allowing your lower body to stay cool, preventing unwanted sweat, and some diseases such as hemorrhoids that could be caused by long sittings. The honeycomb design also works as a massager on your buttocks, releasing tension and giving you comfort. With a silicone gel material, this cushion recovers its original shape every time, even after prolonged uses, without getting any deformation.Numi Power Mat: Wireless Charging Mouse PadThe Numi Power Mat is a mouse pad with a built-in 10-watt wireless charger for your phone — Qi-certified and fast-charge compatible, you will stay powered up all day at the office! Sticky Pad charge target helps you know where to place your phone and prevents your phone from sliding off charger while using your mouse. The wireless charger is compatible with all phone cases and works with all Qi-compatible smartphones. Finally, the state-of-the-art housing design allows the heat from the charger to be safely released and not transferred up into your phone.Google Home MiniPowered by Google Assistant, this Google Home Mini lets you ask questions or tell it to do things. This Google Home is your own personal Google. Just start with “Hey Google” to get answers from Google, tackle your day, and enjoy music and entertainment. This Google Mini will help you to control your smart home or entertain the family. And when you ask for help, it can tell your voice from others for a more personalized experience. Google Home Mini works on its own, or you can have a few around the house, giving you the power of Google throughout your space.LifePro FlexCycle Under Desk Exercise BikeNot everyone can afford to hire a personal trainer or a team of professionals to help them feel and look their best. But the good news is: you don’t have to. With FlexCycle Under Desk Exercise Bike by LifePro, you can build cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength from the comfort of your home or office. It is small and portable enough to take with you to work and fits right under your desk. This exerciser comes with 8 adjustable tension settings that enable you to steadily increase resistance.Mobile Pixels TRIO: Portable Dual Screen Laptop MonitorThe TRIO from Mobile Pixels is an innovative multi-screen laptop accessory designed to boost productivity and make it easier than ever to multitask. Perfect for working professionals, gamers, stock traders, entrepreneurs, coders, and students that are on-the-go, it makes it easy to add an additional screen to your setup, wherever you are. Simply plug TRIO into your laptop, and you’re ready to boost your productivity by up to 50%. To make it even easier, the TRIO uses only one cable for both power and data. TRIO is compatible with any Mac, Linux, Chrome, and Android devices via USB connection.

iLive Bluetooth Tailgate Party Speaker review (Video)

Way back before the pandemic people used to gather in groups to celebrate or hang out for sporting events. Known as parties, many of them took place in parking lots ahead of a football game.Today we still gather in smaller groups, sometimes in back yards or driveways to enjoy friends and family. Music is a key part of getting together and having the right speaker can be instrumental to a good time.While you can spend hundreds of dollars on a lavish high-end speaker, it’s not necessary. In fact, the iLive Bluetooth Tailgate Party Speaker is an affordable way of providing decent audio from all sorts of sources.What is the iLive Bluetooth Tailgate Party Speaker?A portable Bluetooth speaker that allows for music from Bluetooth, a 3.5mm auxiliary source, FM radio, and more. It’s priced to move at around $70 and does a good job of filling a room or medium-sized space with respectable sound.Standout Features60 Foot RangeBluetooth 5.0 ConnectivityRetractable Handle and WheelsLED Lights6 Hour Playback Per ChargeWhere to Buy the iLive Bluetooth Tailgate Party SpeakerYou can learn more about the iLive Bluetooth Tailgate Party Speaker at the manufacturer’s website where it’s also available for purchase at $70.

VentiFresh ECO: Eliminate bad odors at home, on the cheap

There’s nothing quite as irritating or invasive as a nasty odor. It doesn’t matter where you are, if there’s something stinky in the air, it’s hard to avoid. Thanks to our olfactory system, we can detect and discriminate an incredibly broad range of odors.When you walk into a new environment you immediately notice the smell. What if it’s stale or unpleasant? What if that’s what your home or office smells like on a regular basis? Between kids, pets, food, and other factors, your house can start to have a certain smell.The VentiFresh ECO: Next Generation Odor Eliminator, now available in the AG Deals Store for just $45, can help remove those often-draining odors.A big hit (388% funding!) on Indiegogo, the VentiFresh ECO gets rid of bad smells using the same photocatalyst tech that NASA utilizes in the International Space Station. In other words, the UV catalyst core decomposes odor through natural photosynthesis, producing clean air as a result. Indeed, this green solution does far more than mask cat litter, smelly shoes, waste bins, more — it turns it into clean, breathable air.The VentiFresh ECO is easy to use and comes in a compact design that’s just a few inches square. Simply plug in the micro USB cable, put it in place, and choose the mode you want.The VentiFresh ECO: Next Generation Odor Eliminator, typically $72, is on sale for just $45 in the AG Deals Store. Pick up two and save $10 in the process!Best SellersEarn Credits!For every $25 you spend in the AG Deals Store you get $1 credit added to your account. And, if you refer the deal via social media or an email that results in a purchase, you’ll earn $10 credit in your account.First Time Buying?If this is your first time buying, you are also eligible for 10% discount! Just be sure to subscribe for email updates.Free StuffNot looking to spend any money today? No worries. You can still visit the AndroidGuys section for freebies and pick something anyhow.

Master & Dynamic announces 25% off one day sale for 12/26

What better way to begin the new year than with some bumping tunes? If that’s your goal, premium audio brand Master & Dynamic has your back.On December 26th, Boxing Day, Master & Dynamic is offering 25% off orders with code BOXING20. For example, you can get their MW07 PLUS true wireless earbuds, which you can read the review of here, for $224. If you’re looking for wireless over-ear headphones, you can get the MW65 for $374, over $100 off the MSRP of $499.This sale runs from 12/26 through 2:59AM EST on 12/27 and excludes Gift Cards, Gift Wrap & Monogramming, and the BAPE, Temi Coker, and Away collections. It cannot be combined with any other discount or offer.