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Facebook expands news fact-checking program to 14 new countries

4 minutes ago   |   Engadget

It's a Thursday morning, so that means Facebook has an announcement to share regarding its fight against fake news. The social network says it has expanded its third-party fact...
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In the immigration debate, one picture powers thousands of tweets - CNET

8 minutes ago   |   CNET

A photo of a crying toddler went viral on social media and helped put a face on a controversial story. It's not the first time.
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5 reasons you shouldn't ditch the iPhone and switch to Android

5 reasons you shouldn't ditch the iPhone and switch to Android

14 minutes ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

On one hand, I'm not sure I can accurately express just how bored I am with the iPhone vs. Android debate. The answer in the end is always the same - choose the platform that...
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Twitter Lists The Most Talked About Games Of E3

Twitter Lists The Most Talked About Games Of E3

40 minutes ago   |   GameInformer

In a Twitter blog post today, the company revealed its list of what games were most tweeted about during E3 and who dominated the social media conversation. The platform looked...
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Tennis World Tour Review - GamerKnights

44 minutes ago   |   N4G

Full review of the new "Tennis World Tour". More: "You start the game by creating your character, although unfortunately the actual creator is very basic indeed, with just a...
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Halo and Firewatch Developers Headline Festival Set to Explore Design and Social Impact

44 minutes ago   |   N4G

Latin Americas largest independent gaming conference, the Brazilian Independent Gaming Festival, will feature Halo, Firewatch, and LIMBO developers as headliners in panels...
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NASA's New Plan: Do More Science With Small Satellites

50 minutes ago   |   Wired

A new NASA program aims to turn the gaze of small, traditionally Earth-monitoring satellites outward toward the cosmos.
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Introducing the National Science Policy Network

52 minutes ago   |   Scientific American

A new wave of scientists and engineers are recognizing the importance of their seat at the policy table
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Twitter acquires anti-abuse technology provider Smyte

Twitter acquires anti-abuse technology provider Smyte

58 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch

Twitter this morning announced it has agreed to buy San Francisco-based technology company Smyte, which describes itself as “trust and safety as a service.” Founded in 2014 by...
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Solar tower exposes materials to intense heat to test thermal response

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Sandia National Laboratories is using its solar tower to help assess the impact of extreme temperature changes on materials.
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Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Neat hardware, but Alexa can't keep up

Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Neat hardware, but Alexa can't keep up

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AT&T launches new WatchTV streaming service at aggressive $15-per-month price

AT&T launches new WatchTV streaming service at aggressive $15-per-month price

Days after completing its monumental acquisition of Time Warner, AT&T is announcing a second streaming TV service that's priced lower than the company's existing DirecTV Now... Read more ...

Xbox One won't get VR support after all

Xbox One won't get VR support after all

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The new Microsoft News app brings headlines to your handset

The new Microsoft News app brings headlines to your handset

Microsoft has launched a new current affairs app for iOS and Android, giving you yet another way to funnel the latest news to your phone. The app is a total overhaul of the old... Read more ...

Apple's AirPower charging mat rumored to ship in September following...

Apple's AirPower charging mat rumored to ship in September following ‘technical hurdles'

Apple first announced its AirPower wireless charging mat 282 days ago back in September, with a 2018 release promise. Previous rumors had suggested it would launch in March... Read more ...

Instagram takes on YouTube with new video channel

Instagram takes on YouTube with new video channel

If you find yourself frustrated by the short time limit of Instagram Stories and videos, then you'll be pleased by Instagram's latest announcement: the launch of IGTV. That's... Read more ...

Nokia X6 support goes live in India, expected to launch soon

Nokia X6 support goes live in India, expected to launch soon

Finnish smartphone maker Nokia is all set to introduce its mid-range smartphone, the Nokia X6 in India. While there has been no announcement from the company, the support page... Read more ...

BBC will show all Wimbledon Centre Court matches in 4K HDR

BBC will show all Wimbledon Centre Court matches in 4K HDR

And this time Sky Q viewers can join in for the semis Read more ...

Steam Summer Sale 2018 looks set to start today

Steam Summer Sale 2018 looks set to start today

It's time. The sun may be shining, but you're about to spend the next few weeks sat in front of your gaming PC, as the Steam Summer Sale 2018 is set to kick off today. That's... Read more ...

Dixons Carphone reports £118m profit drop for 2017

Dixons Carphone reports £118m profit drop for 2017

The retail giant admitted there's “plenty of work to do” Dixons Carphone saw pre-tax profits for 2017/18, falling 24pc to £382m from £500m year-on-year. The financial year... Read more ...