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Facebook is killing its Trending news section

Facebook is killing its Trending news section

Facebook also notes that it was never made globally available, being only available in five countries and accounting for less than 1.5% of clicks to publishers. The company intends to replace Trending...

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Google India launches 'Neighbourly' app to answer local queries

Google India launches 'Neighbourly' app to answer local queries

For now, the app recognizes English and eight other Indian languages. In the Neighbourly app, when users ask a question, and it's routed to the relevant neighbourhood experts who can help. The p...

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The Last Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Rolled Off The Line Yesterday

The Last Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Rolled Off The Line Yesterday

Both cars will go across the auction block as a single lot on Saturday, June 23, in Uncasville, Connecticut, as part of the auction house's four-day event in a new 125,000-square-foot Expo Center. Thi...

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BBC to run 'first-come, first-serve' UHD trial during World Cup

BBC to run 'first-come, first-serve' UHD trial during World Cup

Users will be able to watch all 33 games in VR via the BBC Sport's VR 2018 World Cup app. The Ultra HD stream will be visible on the iPlayer home screen when coverage begins, and remain there unti...

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Facebook has killed the hated Trending Topics bar

In 2016, Gizmodo reported that Facebook's contract workers often chose not to link to news with a conservative slant. Facebook's "trending" topics section had become a focal point of such criti...

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Jeep to expand to 11 models by 2022

Jeep to expand to 11 models by 2022

Local production of one more model has been planned. Jeep would gear it towards performing well in sand, rather than the rock-crawling Trailhawk variants. The brand's parent company Fiat Chrysler...

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Apple is blocking Telegram updates worldwide

Apple is blocking Telegram updates worldwide

It usually takes around a week for Apple to either approve an app or give some indication as to why it has been rejected. For now, Telegram is still in the App Store, albeit with an out-of-date, non...

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Canon has sold its last film camera

Before the digital revolution, it was the camera of choice for many top photojournalists and sports shooters, and it still holds its own even today. EOS- D's are compatible with EOS-1V lenses and borr...

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Bugatti unveils cheapest ever Chiron - costs RM1,999

And when you've finished assembling the model, the instruction manual becomes a coffee-table book about the Bugatti Chiron and how this incredibly detailed replica model was created. Each model has ...

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Fortnite reportedly coming to Nintendo Switch

Fortnite reportedly coming to Nintendo Switch

Furthermore, the South Korean ratings board has rated Fortnite for the Nintendo Switch as well. Multiple outlets are reporting on a supposed leaked document for Nintendo's E3 offerings that was ...

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Qualcomm Unveils First Mobile Virtual Reality Platform

Says Alex Katouzian , senior vice president and general manager, Mobile Business Unit, Qualcomm Technologies , Inc: " As technology evolves and consumer demand grows, we envision XR devices playing ...

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Facebook to swap ‘trending’ topics for breaking news

Conservatives have often charged Facebook with being biased against them, grilling Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the issue in an April hearing. The thinking was that coverage by just o...

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Apple's WWDC 2018 will reportedly be hardware free

Apple's WWDC 2018 will reportedly be hardware free

From the beginning, tech company engineers and designers were encouraged to make their products ever more engaging by taking advantage of specific design patterns that prompt regular, addictive usage ...

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Arm Announces Cortex-A76 Next-Gen CPU

Arm Announces Cortex-A76 Next-Gen CPU

SoftBank-owned processor design firm ARM has announced its latest generation of CPU and GPUs for the 5G generation with increased capacity for AI and machine learning. Even if you're not using an 8K...

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Snapdragon 850 could power foldable Windows phone/laptop hybrids

Snapdragon 850 could power foldable Windows phone/laptop hybrids

The website suggests that Dell may be working on a two-screened device with a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor running Windows 10 . Of course, we need to exercise a good deal of caution around t...

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PUBG Developer Sues Fortnite Maker For Copyright Infringement

PUBG Developer Sues Fortnite Maker For Copyright Infringement

As of now there is no means of fast travel aside jetpacks and hop rocks, which allow players to traverse the map in creative ways. The company has now said that they will be focusing on some of the ...

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Microsoft killing off the Groove Music apps for iOS and Android

Microsoft killing off the Groove Music apps for iOS and Android

If you still use Groove Music, your personal music collection will continue to be available via OneDrive after the iOS and Android app shut down . In a display of camaraderie with its fellow tech g...

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Apple Not Expected to Unveil New MacBooks, iPads, Apple Watch at WWDC

Digital Health will give you an easy-to-decipher readout on how much time you spend in each of your apps and how much time in total you spend on your device daily. The company is working on refreshes ...

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Teens favor YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat over Facebook and Twitter

Teens favor YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat over Facebook and Twitter

Pew conducted the study on US teens aged 13 to 17 from March 7th to April 10th, 2018. Facebook also tends to be more popular among teens in lower-income households. But Snap Inc.is holding its o...

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16 advance to prime-time spelling bee finals

16 advance to prime-time spelling bee finals

Three spellers who made the top 10 a year ago still have a chance to repeat that accomplishment: Erin Howard, Naysa Modi and Shruthika Padhy. "But I did my best, and that's all I can do". Christopher,...

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New Leak Reveals Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Set In Ancient Greece

New Leak Reveals Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Set In Ancient Greece

Originally leaked by JeuxVideo , a piece of collectible merchandise - a keychain with a Roman or Greek helmet - is shown, giving credence to the ideas of an Assassin's Creed: Origins sequel. Origin...

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Street Fighter V Adds Cody to Roster This Summer

Street Fighter V Adds Cody to Roster This Summer

Also, as an interesting aside, the trailer also features Kenny Omega , current New Japan Pro Wrestling star and Street Fighter super-fan, starring as Cody in a live-action segment. In addition ...

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California Senate passes bill to reinstate net neutrality rules

California Senate passes bill to reinstate net neutrality rules

Like all bills passed in a final-week voting frenzy, " SB-1121 Personal Information ", by Senator Bill Dodd, now goes to the state assembly, where it must pass or fail by August 31. Wiener wrote the b...

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini appears online in a hands on video

The Galaxy A9 Star Lite is tucked into the bottom left corner of the second image and earlier we mistook it for the Galaxy A6 + (2018), which has the same overall design – the centered dual camer...

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Apple wants your iPhone to be able to unlock your front door

Apple wants your iPhone to be able to unlock your front door

The iPhone-maker has been slow to evolve its NFC policies since adopting the technology almost four years ago but the company has made moves to expand its limited feature set over the past year, acc...

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Fallout 76 Is Reportedly An Online Survival Game

Fallout 76 Is Reportedly An Online Survival Game

Fans can find out more about the new game during Bethesda's E3 Showcase which will take place at the event in Los Angeles. The "76" stands for the name of the facility that has been mentioned in pre...

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Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 Platform for AR/VR launched

Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 Platform for AR/VR launched

Rather than use a smartphone chipset, Qualcomm reckons that a processor specifically designed for AR & VR will be compelling for device makers - and end users. Naturally, there is also support for add...

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Telegram CEO: Apple has "prevented" app updates globally since April

Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. He went on to allege that Apple had "prevented" updates to the Telegram app on a global basis after Russian officials ordered the platform ...

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Bethesda wants you to

Bethesda wants you to "Please Stand By"

After a day-long Twitch stream tease , Bethesda has finally announced a new game in the Fallout series - titled Fallout 76. This year IS the 10th anniversary of the groundbreaking RPG, so a rem...

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Apple Likely to Use OLED Display on Upcoming iPhones

Apple Likely to Use OLED Display on Upcoming iPhones

All three of Apple's new 2018 iPhones will feature OLED displays, according to a recent report from South Korea's ET News (via Google Translate). Also, there is a dual SIM Card support, coul...

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Xiaomi launches Mi 8 flagship smartphone

Xiaomi launches Mi 8 flagship smartphone

The rest of the hardware looks the same and the Explorer edition will come in an 8GB/28 GB storage version and sell for 3,799 RMB or close to $600/€500. In a feature that evokes memories of Huawei's...

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Lunastra Causes an Uproar in the Latest Monster Hunter

Lunastra Causes an Uproar in the Latest Monster Hunter

Following in the footsteps of Deviljho and Kulve Taroth, The Empress of Flame is coming to cut a devastating path of destruction through the Monster Hunter: World universe, stacked with skills and...

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Star Citizen video game launches $27,000 players' pack

Star Citizen video game launches $27,000 players' pack

Those with a little more pocket change can continue to help Cloud Imperium Games, as the developer has now introduced the Legatus Pack, a $27,000 bundle that contains nearly every ship in the game. A ...

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Audi e-tron to offer wing-mirror cameras

Audi e-tron to offer wing-mirror cameras

With an output of 2.6 MW, the fan produces speeds of up to 300 km/h (186.4 mph). The underbody is also fully enclosed to boost aerodynamics. Exterior mirrors have always been a bane to automotive en...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of Russian hackers infecting routers

Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of Russian hackers infecting routers

The malware is able to perform a number of functions, including possible information collection, device exploitation, and blocking network traffic. And they're asking everyone who uses a router to...

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Xiaomi's Mi 8 is an unabashed iPhone X copycat

Xiaomi's Mi 8 is an unabashed iPhone X copycat

The Mi 8 has a notch style display with advanced 3D facial recognition system like Apple iPhone X . All these rumours were put to rest by Xiaomi and the Mi 8 looks like the best iPhone X re...

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Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ won’t come with any preinstalled Microsoft app

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ won’t come with any preinstalled Microsoft app

The Galaxy Note 9 will not bring in the in-display fingerprint sensor. Furthermore, you also need to make sure that the Unknown Sources option from your settings menu is enabled to allow these APK...

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The Atari VCS is now available for pre-order

The Atari VCS is now available for pre-order

After launching a curious campaign on Indiegogo to fundraise for development of the console previous year, Atari has now raised around 15 times its $100,000 target. We're just a few hours out from t...

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Sony confirms PS Plus June 2018 lineup

Sony confirms PS Plus June 2018 lineup

As for Vita, you'll be getting two games that I don't really know much about. It seems all right, I suppose. If you don't have PlayStation Plus or you'll soon need to renew your subscription, you mi...

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HP Omen 15 Gaming Laptop With 4K Display and High-End Hardware Launched

HP Omen 15 Gaming Laptop With 4K Display and High-End Hardware Launched

HP hasn't announced the full price range yet, but we do know that the base version with a Core i5 and a GTX 1050Ti will go on sale in July for $979.99. The first of them will be the Omen by Mindframe ...

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