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Russell T. Davies turned to fantasy to make Doctor Who think harder

Doctor Who — a show about a time-traveling alien traipsing through the cosmos in a ship that looks like a British police box — has always been whimsical. But in its newest season, the long-running sci-fi classic leads with a supernatural otherworldliness that makes it feel much more like a…

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AI assistants are so back

AI. AI? AI! AI… A. I. This has been a week filled with AI announcements from some of the biggest and most important companies in tech, all of whom seem totally convinced that we’re due for a revolution in virtual assistants. If Silicon Valley gets its way, you might never…

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Reddit brings back its old award system — ‘we messed up’

Reddit is re-introducing a revised version of the awards system it phased out last year after acknowledging the golden upvote system had “missed the mark.” “We tried something new, it wasn’t great (you called it),” Reddit said in its announcement post on Wednesday. “So we’re (re)launching awards, not-so-new but definitely…

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Twitter is officially X.com now

The social network formerly known as Twitter has officially adopted X.com for all its core systems. That means typing twitter.com in your browser will now redirect to Elon Musk’s favored domain, or should. At the time of publication, we’re seeing a mix of results depending upon browser choice and whether…

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iMessage is having some issues today

On Thursday evening, a lot of iPhone owners (including some here at The Verge) are seeing the “not delivered” flag when trying to send texts via iMessage. Apple’s system status page hasn’t noted any issues as of 6:30PM ET, but reports across social media show something is going on. People…

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Google’s Gemini AI plan for schools promises extra data protection and privacy

Google will soon offer schools access to Gemini AI — specifically for educators and students over the age of 18 — and promises not to use their data for AI model training or share it with anyone. Google will include the extra Gemini data privacy protections on Workspace for Education…

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