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Netflix increases standard subscription price to $10 per month

The dominant video streamer increased the monthly subscription price for its most popular plan by $1 today. The company explained that the price increase is to offset the cost of adding new exclusive content.
Social Media

LinkedIn retools Groups and debuts new sales metric

LinkedIn is changing up its plagued Groups feature after finally listening to user complaints; it's also debuting a new sales metric in Sales Navigator that should interest sales professionals active in social selling.
Movies & TV

Disney and Pixar set release dates for Cars 3 and Incredibles 2, push back Toy Story 4

June will be a big month for Disney and Pixar fans for the next few years based on the release dates set for Cars 3, Incredibles 2, and Toy Story 4. The studios shared their release calendar through 2019.

Why does everyone want this $65 kitchen knife?

A good chef's knife is a worthwhile investment, when you consider how much use it gets around the kitchen. But Misen just launched a Kickstarter for a quality knife that costs just $65.
Movies & TV

Free Jessica Jones comic released in advance of Netflix debut

Jessica Jones is on her way to Netflix, but not without a visit to the medium that made her famous. The character is the star of a new, free digital comic that previews her upcoming series.
Social Media

Privacy is dead, says Mark Zuckerberg, even for his unborn daughter

Mark Zuckerberg said of his unborn child's first steps, "I’m really looking forward to being able to capture not just a photo but to really capture the experience" by way of Facebook's foray into VR.

Which camera-obsessed Windows Phone is best? Lumia 950XL vs. Lumia 1020

Microsoft's new wave of Lumia phones is here. How does the 950XL stack up against the older Lumia 1020? We compare the specs and features of the new 950XL and the older (though still impressive) Lumia 1020.

Make your Fitbit pretty with Griffin’s new Ribbon and Uptown Bands

If you're not totally enamored by your fitness wearable's au natural appearance, you can disguise it as a ribbon wristband, a leather "Uptown Band," or a number of alternate accessories that elevate your Fitbit thanks to Griffin.
Cool Tech

Open Bionics just unveiled Star Wars, Marvel and Disney themed prosthetics for kids

UK limb maker Open Bionics is radically overhauling the artificial limb market by creating brightly colored, kid-friendly prosthetic hands that are branded after popular superheroes and movie characters.

On like silent Donkey Kong: video game voice actors authorized by union to strike

SAG-AFTRA's membership has voted by an overwhelming 96.52% in favor of allowing a strike for video game voice actors for better working conditions and pay to reflect the size and prominence of the industry.
Cool Tech

Lockheed Martin’s modular ATHENA laser weapon is headed to production

If you're not familiar with the ATHENA system, all you really need to know is that Lockheed has been working on it for the past few years, and demonstrated its power a few months ago by disabling a truck with it