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Snopes drops its Facebook fact-checking effort to re-evaluate role

The fact-checking organization Snopes has dropped its partnership with Facebook, the company revealed today. The organization first began working as a fact-checking source for the social network in late 2016, doing so as a way to help Facebook address the glut of misinformation on its platform. Among other things, Snopes said it is “evaluating the ramifications and costs” of its … Continue reading

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This CAL 3D printer uses photosensitive liquid and beams of light

There’s a new sort of 3D printer in town, and it goes by the name CAL. This printer was created by a team at UC Berkeley, and its potential is vast. The most popular method for consumer-level 3D printing right this minute is layer-by-layer – through the melting of a material that’s been spun into a line.

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Comcast users Windows Update issues temporarily fixed

The latest Windows Update message facing some users is an error. The old “Error encountered, We’ll continue to check daily for newer updates” appeared with the message “We couldn’t connect to the update service. We’ll try again later, or you can check now

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Galaxy S10E real pics leaked: The most flat model

This morning images leaked showing the front, back, and both sides of the Samsung Galaxy S10E, the most unique model in the bunch. This device is the smallest of the crew, and almost certainly the least expensive.

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Apple FaceTime bug statement: Group calls return soon

Earlier this week, the world was alerted to a supremely bad FaceTime bug that let callers hear audio from the recipient’s end before they answered the call. Obviously, that’s a major security concern, but it gets worse, as the bug also allowed callers to see video from the recipient’s front-facing camera in some instances, even when the recipient never joined … Continue reading

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Google Chrome may warn users of dangerous lookalike URLs

For the past year or so, Google has been ramping up its efforts to protect users against malicious Internet activity, from enforcing the use of HTTPS to kicking about misbehaving ads.

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Energizer phones with popup selfie cameras coming at MWC 2019

Just when you thought the fad over elevating cameras has passed, along comes Energizer to keep it going and going and going.

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Huawei foldable phone renders hint at what’s coming at MWC 2019

Another day, another foldable phone patent made real thanks to some fancy 3D renders. Samsung is hardly the only one interested in this new phone form factor and MWC 2019 in a few weeks might see a good number of similar prototypes. Huawei has long boasted that it, too, has a foldable phone in development though it has so far … Continue reading

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Study finds eating breakfast may have little impact on weight loss

A new study has found that breakfast probably isn’t the most important meal of that day and that dieters may have better luck losing weight if they skip the meal. Past observational studies have suggested that eating breakfast may be associated with a lower body weight, but the new study — which looked at existing research — found that people … Continue reading

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Bad LG phone sales figures are good for Android

LG’s mobile division reported a loss of over $700 million USD in the whole of the year 2018 – but that might not be a bad thing. LG is set up in a way in which they can lose money in one division and still make enough money in another to make up the difference.

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