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Tech Tip: Watching Netflix en Français

Q. I have a Netflix account for streaming only. Is there a list of all the movies and shows available with French-dubbed audio? A. Netflix supports alternate audio and subtitles in multiple languages for much of its content, but not every show or movie is available in every supported language. One way to see what items are available in French (or another language) in your region is to log into your Netflix account and point your browser to On the Audio & Subtitles page, use the drop-down menus to…

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Snapchat is going to let you share Stories on Twitter and Facebook, in hopes of sparking new growth

Mark Lennihan | AP Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel smiles before ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange as his company celebrates its IPO, Thursday, March 2, 2017. Snapchat users will soon be able to share Stories outside the app to Facebook and Twitter in an effort to spark growth on the social media app. Users will be able to share Stories to their linked social media accounts or through text or email with a link to a webpage where people who don’t have the app can…

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Bitcoin tumbles below $10,000 and is now down 25% on the year

Bitcoin briefly fell Tuesday below the psychologically key $10,000 for the second time in a week. The digital currency dropped more than 7 percent to a low of $9,972.29 Tuesday morning, according to CoinDesk’s bitcoin price index, which tracks prices from digital currency exchanges Bitstamp, Coinbase, itBit and Bitfinex. Bitcoin had recovered to trade near $10,215 as of 8:13 a.m., ET. Bitcoin plunged more than 30 percent in the middle of last week, briefly falling below $10,000 to a low of $9,199.59 on CoinDesk, following concerns of increased regulation in…

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Ando, David Chang’s Meal-Delivery Business, Ends Service

Photo The chef David Chang in 2016. Credit Josh Haner/The New York Times Ando, David Chang’s “restaurant without walls,” a meal-delivery enterprise that started two years ago, has closed. The storefront on West 14th Street near Union Square, which opened in the fall and was supposed to enhance the service’s profile, has also closed. Ando is being absorbed by Uber Eats, the restaurant delivery app operated by Uber. The ride-hailing service had been doing the deliveries for Ando, so it’s a natural fit. In a statement, Jason Droege, the vice…

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AMD, Nvidia must do more to stop cryptominers from causing PC gaming card shortages, price gouging

AMD’s and Nvidia’s core gaming customers deserve better. PC enthusiasts are suffering as digital currency miners drive up graphics card prices and cause big shortages again. The two chipmakers must do more to protect the needs of their most important market or risk building their businesses on cryptocurrency quick sand. Digital currency miners use graphics cards from AMD and Nvidia to “mine” new coins, which can then be sold or held for future appreciation. Bank of America Merrill Lynch said ethereum is currently one of the popular alternative coins to…

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Nearly $400 million lost, stolen from sales of new digital coins, Ernst & Young says

Nearly $400 million has been lost or stolen from coin sales known as initial coin offerings, accounting giant Ernst & Young said in a report released Monday. That’s more than 10 percent of the $3.7 billion raised in the initial coin offerings, and another worrying sign for the token sales. Initial coin offerings raise funds for projects based on blockchain technology by selling digital coins, which will grant access to a future technology platform, or at least climb in value, similarly to how digital currency bitcoin has soared in price….

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Red-hot chip stocks could see a repeat of 2017 gains

It’s been an unpredictable start to the year for chipmakers. While some like Nvidia have seen double-digit gains, others such as Micron Technology have glitched out. But, the group could reboot after a mixed start, according to one stock analyst. “All signs point to yes for semiconductors,” Kim Forrest of Fort Pitt Capital told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Friday. “Things are not getting simpler. They’re getting more connected and I think anything that helps with that is something that investors should take a look at.” Already this year, the space…

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SpaceX’s Big Rocket, the Falcon Heavy, Finally Reaches the Launchpad

“We were pretty naïve about that,” Mr. Musk said in July at a conference in Washington, D.C. “At first, it sounds really easy. Just stick two first stages on as strap-on boosters. How hard can that be? But then everything changes. All the loads change. Aerodynamics totally change. You’ve tripled the vibration and acoustics.” Continue reading the main story The central core was redesigned and reinforced to handle the stresses, one of the key reasons that the Heavy is more than three years behind schedule. While the two side boosters…

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