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Russia Reportedly Tried To Enflame U.S. Politics With Pokémon Go, Too

6 days ago   |   By Forbes

Along with Facebook, YouTube, Google, and Twitter, it seems that Nintendo's most popular augmented reality game was also used to exert foreign influence over American voters last year.
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Facebook, Twitter reportedly pulled down Russia data

Facebook, Twitter reportedly pulled down Russia data

6 days ago   |   By SiliconBeat

Cybersecurity officials and researchers are trying to find out more about what influence Russia might have had in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
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Report: Russia Used Pokemon GO to Interfere in 2016 US Election

6 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

The topic for nearly a year now, in the US, has been about how Russia was able to meddle in the 2016 presidential election, to help elect Donald Trump. It was already uncovered that Facebook and Twitter were used by Russia to meddle in the election, but now it appears that Russia also used other sites like YouTube and Tumblr, and even Pokemon GO. CNN did an investigation to see other ways that Russia interfered in the US election, and found out that these three products were also used to raise racial tensions in the US, and divide the country.
According to CNN, a campaign titled “Don't...
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Google will 'fix' the Pixel 2's hidden menu button

Google will 'fix' the Pixel 2's hidden menu button

Looks like the Pixel 2's "secret" menu button was just leftover code, after all. Google has confirmed to CNET that this was a bug, not a feature, and that it'll be patched out... Read more ...

The Honest Ads Act could hold online political ads to the same standards as TV

The Honest Ads Act could hold online political ads to the same standards as TV

Online political ads aren't subject to the same guidelines as print and broadcast, but the Honest Ads Act could change that. The legislation would require online ads to show... Read more ...

The Switch Now Supports USB Headsets, But Not For Everything You'd Want

The Switch Now Supports USB Headsets, But Not For Everything You'd Want

We reported on the Switch's 4.00 firmware update last night , but in typical Nintendo fashion, their firmware notes did not fully explain everything they added. Also in typical... Read more ...

Android Pay Visa Checkout available now, one year later

Android Pay Visa Checkout available now, one year later

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Jean-Claude Van Johnson starring JCVD launches December 15th on Amazon Prime...

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Amazon Prime Video is launching a new original series called Jean-Claude Van Johnson. The series stars Jean-Claude Van Damme, who plays the role of John-Claude Van Damme who... Read more ...

Verizon expects strong iPhone X demand this holiday season

Verizon expects strong iPhone X demand this holiday season

The iPhone X sure is expensive, but that doesn't mean that Apple won't sell millions upon millions of units this year. Most reports say that Apple may meet its production goals... Read more ...

Sockbot Android malware discovered in eight popular apps on Google Play

Sockbot Android malware discovered in eight popular apps on Google Play

If you still aren't being cautious about which apps you choose to download on your Android phone or tablet, perhaps this latest report will convince you to start taking the... Read more ...

Report: Soon you'll watch DirecTV on your large screen set using the AT&T...

Report: Soon you'll watch DirecTV on your large screen set using the AT&T Mobile TV Cast Moto Mod

Just the other day, we told you that next month, Amazon's Alexa will be accessible through a new Moto Mod that will attach to the back of Moto Z and Moto Z2 handsets. Now, a... Read more ...

Android now lets you try out some apps from the Google Play store before...

Android now lets you try out some apps from the Google Play store before downloading

Sick of having to download apps before you can see what they're like? Google is helping to get rid of much of that hassle by adding a "Try It Now" option beside apps on its... Read more ...

Google now lets you try out apps before downloading them in the Play Store

Google now lets you try out apps before downloading them in the Play Store

An unexpected, but welcome, move. Back at Google I/O 2016, Google announced something called "Android Instant Apps." Android Instant Apps is a system that allows app developers... Read more ...