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Facebook’s approach to fighting fake news is half-hearted

Earlier this week, Facebook hosted a group of reporters (myself included) at its NYC office for a Q&A session about its efforts to fight fake news. The event, led by Head of News Feed John Hegeman and News Feed product specialist Sara Su, began w...

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Hailey Baldwin’s Outfit Just Brought Major Sex Appeal to Her Private Plane Ride With Justin

Ever since getting engaged , it's like Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber want to travel the world celebrating their news. That's cool with us, because the pair have been showing their stylish wardrobes, which also happen to be totally in sync. After heading out to dinner dressed head to toe in athleisure , Hailey and Justin boarded a private jet

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Dubai plans world’s biggest vertical farm with 130,000sqft facility

Dubai plans to build the world’s largest vertical farm, a growing method that reduces water usage, among other things. These vertical farms have cropped up in various cities, primarily in repurposed old warehouses and industrial buildings, enabling communities to grow their own local produce. Soon, Dubai will be home to a 130,000sqft facility that grows thousands of pounds of leafy … Continue reading

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This is Elon Musk’s submarine that will rescue Thai soccer team

There’s a tragic irony to the fact that while soccer (read: football) teams were competing over the 2018 World Cup in Russia, a Thai boys’ soccer team is fighting for their very lives. But as traditional and straightforward methods prove inadequate to rescue the children and their coach, Elon Musk is turning to technology to design a kid-size submarine that … Continue reading

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Sonos’ frenemies are its biggest risk as it files to go public

Sonos has filed to go public, with the connected speaker firm aiming to raise $100m but detailing some of the challenges – not least when you’re trying to be assistant agnostic – it faces along the way. The company most recently launched the Sonos Beam, a more compact TV soundbar that includes Amazon Alexa support for voice control.

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HTC had a dire June 2018 with sales down almost 68%

HTC has had its worst sales slump in over two years, with mediocre demand seeing June 2018 sales drop by more than 67-percent year on year. The announcement of a particularly dire month came just a week after HTC confirmed it would cut close to a quarter of its employees worldwide.

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Scott Pruitt resigns as head of the EPA

After months of scandal and more than a dozen separate investigations into his lavish spending habits while in office, Scott Pruitt has tendered his resignation as head of the Environmental Protection Agency. President Donald Trump broke the news on...

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Toyota on Trump tariffs: Expect a much pricier Camry

America’s best-selling car could get almost $2k more expensive, Toyota has warned, if President Trump follows through on plans to impose new tariffs on vehicle imports.

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Reddit brings dedicated News tab beta to all of its iOS users

In case you missed the initial announcement, Reddit introduced an alpha test for a News tab in its iOS app about a month ago.

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Facebook is placing autoplay video ads inside Messenger

Facebook previously admitted that it's running out of places for ads in the News Feed, which doesn't sound good for a company making billions of dollars from them. To solve that issue, the social network turned to its other apps and properties -- las...

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