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Google Fuchsia OS demo lets you test the future in your browser

Google is known, even notorious, for having so many overlapping projects and moonshots on its plate.

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Apple publishes iPad tutorial videos on Pencil, Files and more

Apple has released a handful of tutorial videos that show new iPad owners how to proficiently use their new tablet. This isn’t the first time Apple has released instructional videos; it did something similar for the iPhone camera, for example. The videos are short, simple, and no doubt exist to demonstrate just how easy it is for anyone to understand … Continue reading

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California bill proposal wants social networks to disclose bots

California has proposed legislation that, if passed, would require Facebook, Twitter, and other social platforms to disclose bots to users. The system would have to ID the bots, alerting users to the non-human behind the post and the potential propaganda it may be spreading. The proposal follows Facebook’s discovery of Russia propaganda on its platform, one mirrored later on by … Continue reading

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Facebook is changing the way it stores call and text history

Facebook published a blog post today detailing the changes it has made to how it manages users' data. You can read a broader summary of that report here, but among the new changes is a tweak to how Facebook collects and stores call and text history....

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Mark Zuckerberg: We didn’t do enough to keep users safe

In light of the announcement that Facebook has rewritten its data policy to make it easier for users to understand, and that Cambridge Analytica may have had up to 87 million users' data, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg hosted a call with the media t...

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YouTube shooter “upset with policies” of video site say police

Police have named the YouTube shooting suspect who opened fire at the company’s California headquarters yesterday, revealing that she was a frustrated user of the video sharing site. Nasim Aghdam, 39, was a resident of San Diego, and gained access to the YouTube campus through a parking garage, San Bruno police chief Ed Barberini said today. When inside, Aghdam used … Continue reading

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Life on Venus could flourish – tiny but hardy – in the clouds

Extraterrestrial life could be closer than we think, flourishing in the clouds around Venus, though think along the lines of microbes rather than little green men. The possibility of Venus’ clouds being habitable was first raised back in the 60s, with subsequent probes dispatched to the planet confirming that the idea wasn’t entirely improbable. Venus’ surface is certainly not conducive … Continue reading

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ASUS ROG Zephyrus M uses expanding case for full-power GPU

ASUS Republic of Gamers is back with a new gaming laptop, the ultraportable Zephyrus M GM501.

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MSI gaming laptops shatter preconceptions of gaming on the go

Laptops made for gaming are nothing new but, more often than not, they’re seen as bulky, ugly, and full of compromises made for the sake of mobility.

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Samsung Gear Fit2, Fit2 Pro update makes it easier to track things

Smartwatches are complex (but small) beasts with multi-faceted functionality. Fitness trackers, in contrast, are streamlined to do only one thing: keep track of your activities.

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