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News that Facebook is killing trending news quickly becomes trending news

Gizmodo reported in 2016 that the contract workers operating the section gave it a political slant, choosing not to link to news that was slanted towards conservatives. A Breaking News label will appear on stories from 80 publishers across North America, South America, Europe, India, and Australia. According to Recode, publishers will be able to leave a breaking news tag on a story for 15 minutes and up to six hours, but the tag now being tested does not boost the story's ranking in ... Read More »

Fortnite reportedly coming to Nintendo Switch

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A ratings listing for Fortnite on Nintendo Switch has appeared from the Korean Game Rating and Administration Committee (via ResetEra ), suggesting that the game might be bound for Nintendo's newest system in the near future. "A source familiar with Epic Games' plans, speaking anonymously to protect their career, also told Kotaku earlier this week that Fortnite would be coming to Switch". Read More »

Telegram CEO: Apple has "prevented" app updates globally since April

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However, Telegram's Durov now says , the issue goes beyond just Russian users of the app. It usually takes around a week for Apple to either approve an app or give some indication as to why it has been rejected. Durov also claims that the company has been "unable to fully comply with GDPR [General Data Protection Regulation] for our EU-users" by the May 25 deadline due to its inability to update the app in the App Store. Read More »

Canon has sold its last film camera

Japanese camera maker Canon announced it will no longer sell film cameras, focusing exclusively on digital cameras and accessories. In 2006, reports said that Canon was ending production of all film cameras , but the company never officially confirmed this. Read More »

Bugatti Chiron Lego Technic Official Reveal

Altogether there are 3,599 pieces. Each model has its own serial number which is kept hidden under the hood, and the only way to access it is to use the Bugatti Speed Key, something actual Bugatti owners need to use to make their vehicle reach its full speed. Read More »

Bethesda Teases Fallout 76 Ahead of its Premiere at E3 2018

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Bethesda continues to reveal his cards before the start of E3 - after 2 Rage, we were stunned by the announcement of Fallout 76 . With this being the case, it seems like a good idea to scour through past titles in the series to see if we can find any clues about what Fallout 76 might have in store for players. Read More »

Liveblog: Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote is on June 4

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While the original iPhone SE came with a 4-inch display, we are least expecting a 5-inch display on this upcoming iPhone . Bloomberg notes that Apple's long-promised parental controls will likely be tied into iOS 12's Digital Health feature, too. Read More »

Facebook ditches trending news section

In May, the social media giant announced that it would bring in former Sen. Facebook Watch will soon have a dedicated section for live news coverage. The trending section has proved problematic in several important ways. These efforts will be funded by Facebook itself, the company said. It's being tested in 30 markets in the US. The feature accounted for an average of less than 1.5% of clicks to news publishers from. Read More »

YouTube most popular social media among teens in 2018

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Girls are more likely than boys to use Snapchat most often, with 42 percent reporting that as a first choice. That's a significant drop from 2015 , the past year Pew published a similar study , when Facebook was the most popular social platform among US teens. Read More »

Karthik Nemmani, 14, wins National Spelling Bee

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She did so by correctly spelling aioli, a word she recognized from her refrigerator at home . "But I did my best, and that's all I can do". At February's bee in St. The kids who advance to the final round, which takes place today (May 31), compete in three rounds of on-stage spelling. That's why it should come as no surprise that the most misspelled word in six different states is "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious", at least according to Google Trends . Read More »

Apple won't announce new hardware at WWDC, rumor says

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While no major hardware announcement is expected, iOS 12 will come with new features and more focus on quality, according to earlier reports . 3 years later, who knows what the Apple Watch is for? Another mode being developed lets users drop an item into an area where it will remain in place . Read More »

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Leak Is Best Proof Yet Of Ancient Greece Setting

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French website Jeux Video Live has uncovered a key chain with the name Assassin's Creed: Odyssey that features the head of a spartan warrior. From the look of the helmet featured on the keyring as well as the logo, it seems like we're heading to ancient Greece for the next instalment in the multi-million selling stabby actioner. Read More »

Bethesda is teasing a new Fallout game

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While you can head to the Twitch stream here , Redditor PM_ME_CODES_4_STEAM has captured some of the show's more lively moments. Fallout 3 and New Vegas are the two remaster possibilities, especially as fans have been calling for a makeover of the latter for a long time. Read More »

Xiaomi, bound for IPO, woos fans and investors at glitzy launch

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Meanwhile the Mi 8 Explorer Edition is due to be launched later, although Xiaomi has so far not announced an exact release date. In terms of performance, the phone scores 105 points in DXOMark for photos and 99 points for videos, which is a greater score than the Apple iPhone X . Read More »

Star Citizen's Legatus Pack available for a mere $27,000

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Since launching its Kickstarter campaign in 2012, Star Citizen has raised over $200 million in crowdfunding - 35 of that raised in 2017. "Putting aside the marketing value of this move, purchases like this can bestow special status on buyers within Star Citizen's community, as well as offering extreme shortcuts to a more advanced role within the game itself". Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - All The Rumors

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Initially, it was speculated that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 might be the first smartphone from the manufacturer to feature the in-display fingerprint sensor. With the Galaxy S9 having delivered the most advanced aperture ever seen in a mobile device, there is a distinct possibility that Samsung will improve this further still for its powerful Galaxy Note range. Read More »

The Atari VCS Is Now Up For Pre-Order Exclusively At IndieGoGo

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Atari hasn't revealed too much about the types of games available on the console, other than partnering with "modern" game developers and being loaded with over 100 retro classics such as Tempest, Missile Command , and Asteroids. These have been developed by Power A. Yet, the system will come with universal peripheral connectivity which allows a large range of PC devices to connect. Read More »

LG reveals AI and premium audio-focused V35 ThinQ in US

Previously, the only flagship phones offered were either made by Google in the Pixel lineup, or designed with Google in the Nexus lineup. It sold poorly enough that Google often has it on sale for $250-300. Again, the chipset is Snapdragon 845 (the V30 had S835) and theres 6 GB of RAM. The LG V35 ThinQ has AI features baked into its camera software. Read More »

Plex Media Center Now Supports Podcasts

To enable the podcast section to appear, users will have to enter the "my account" section of the Plex website and select 'enable online media sources.' Once that's done, the podcast beta page should start appearing on the devices that support it. Read More »

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL won’t settle the notch war

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A report from Bloomberg claims that Foxconn will be the manufacturer for the Pixel 3 and details several aspects of the phone's new design. A recently leaked image that has since been taken down from Chinese social media site, Weibo suggests that one of Google's upcoming Pixel 3 phones, namely the Pixel 3 XL will be sporting a notch. Read More »

Motorola Moto G6 is the newest Amazon Prime Exclusive Phone

However, it seems that there's at least some hope for an Android One phone from Motorola this year and it looks like it will also herald the return of the full Motorola name to device branding. Android One devices are often meant to be budget and mid-range models - like the Moto X4 - but we don't know any specs on this device yet. The Moto X5 was expected to feature dual front cameras, and it's possible the Motorola One Power could bear the same. Read More »

School shooting video game removed after backlash

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It wasn't the reach that anxious people but it provided a clear example of a video game that almost everyone is calling inappropriate. Almost 200,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org urging Valve to pull the video game and has since claimed victory. Read More »

Team Sonic Racing Leaked by Walmart for the Nintendo Switch

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The latest leak , which was reposted on the gaming forum site ResetEra , shows Switch box art and screenshots of Sonic , Shadow, and others collecting rings in fancy cars. I mean, it's right in the name of the game, and players will be able to unleash "Team Ultimate" attacks to help secure first place. SEGA plans to release Team Sonic Racing this winter for Xbox One , PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch , and PC. Read More »

Atari co-founder Ted Dabney passes away at 81

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The circuit technology Dabney designed for " Computer Space " was later used to make the hugely popular game " Pong ", a key contribution in the history of gaming. He eventually joined electronics company Ampex in 1961, where he would meet Bushnell in 1969. The title proved to be relatively successful despite being derided as too complex for the average player and did encourage the duo to form Atari the next year to create less demanding titles. Read More »

Leaked photo shows Pixel 3, Pixel 3XL screen protectors

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Yesterday we shared a potentially huge Google leak that left people with mixed emotions. On the other hand, the larger and often more desirable new Pixel phone may turn out to be a huge disappointment to many potential buyers. The front-facing speaker below the display will be present on the smaller handset as well. To be honest, I could see the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL looking just like this. Read More »

PUBG is suing Fortnite for copyright infringement

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Citing an official, The Korea Times said that PUBG Corp "filed the suit to protect our copyright in January". They've already sued copycat mobile games, which is fair enough as they really are pretending to be PUBG , but despite sharing the same basic premise Fortnite is obviously a very different game. Read More »

Games With Gold for June include Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia, Smite Gold

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According to the Xbox Live Games With Gold June 2018 leak, this month you'll get Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia , Sonic All-Stars Racing Transformed, Lego Indiana Jones 2 and a $100 worth pack for Smite for your Xbox One . Xbox's German website has leaked their Games with Gold June 2018 titles and also what could be the lineup for other countries. It will be replaced on June 16 with Lego Indiana Jones 2: The New Adventures. Read More »

Apple working on ‘living hinge’ design for MacBooks

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In fact, few of the device Star prototypes manufactured by Pentagron , Apple's partner in China, are already sent to the Apple headquarter at Cupertino for pilot testing. That said , it's likely that we're getting closer to seeing an ARM-based MacBook become a reality, and Pegatron may indeed turn out to be the company hired to assemble it. Read More »

IPhone Screen Makers Fall on Report of Apple OLED Shift in 2019

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Japan Display was planning to raise capital in order to start producing OLED panels for Apple . It could also boost the businesses of Samsung and LG, who already make OLED panels, but sink those of JDI, Sharp, and Sony. OLED displays have a number of advantages over LCD-as any iPhone X owner can attest. Arthur Liao, an analyst at Taipei-based Fubon Securities, wrote in a note that he has not heard anything about Apple switching to all OLED models next year from the supply chain in ... Read More »

'Mega Man 11' trailer reveals release date, new mechanics

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Mega Man 11 has been given a release date. Jump, slide, shoot, and more, through challenging stages and Robot Master bosses. A new trailer for Mega Man 11 dropped Tuesday showing off an extended look at the game's slick, modern visuals and new time-slowing mechanic to help you master tough platforming and hard boss battles. Read More »

Bethesda Teases New Fallout Release

It's much too early for Fallout 5 , though it's possible Fallout 3 could be getting remastered and ported to the Nintendo Switch according to rumors. We will continue to update the story as more information is made available. Could a new Fallout game be on the way? The Fallout franchise is long overdue for a new game. Read More »

IOS 11.4 brings stereo pairs and multi-room audio with AirPlay 2

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While those may be the headline features for AirPlay 2, there are some other welcome improvements too. This means that Siri will be able to play music across speakers from other manufacturers like Bang & Olufsen, Bluesound, Bose, Bowers & Wilkins, Denon, Libratone, Marantz, Marshall, Naim, Pioneer and Sonos . Read More »

Amazon Alexa arrives on LG's AI-enabled TVs

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Amazon says it keeps our voice recordings "to learn your voice and how you speak to improve the accuracy of the results provided to you and to improve our services". Alexa's Calling and Messaging functionality allows you to call or message people in your Contact list who also use Alexa Calling and Messaging. When you go through the files, you can delete them, one at a time on the app, or in unison in the web app here . Read More »

Free Xbox One Games With Gold For June Confirmed

The other free Xbox One game is the Smite Gold Bundle , which packs in extra content for the free game such as 20 more gods and other items such as skins; it will be free on Xbox One June 16-July 15. Obviously, Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia takes place in Russia set to the backdrop of the October Revolution. Assassin's Creed Chronicles has been a part of Games with Gold in the past with India so the next game being Russian Federation shouldn't be much of a surprise. Read More »

Apple offs Japan Display

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A Japan Display spokesman declined to comment. A representative at Apple's South Korea office was not available for comment. At the same time, competitors such as LG Display Co. One of three new iPhones models past year featured an OLED screen. Following the release of Electronic Times's report, shares in Japan Display tumbled 7.97%. Read More »

PUBG sues Epic over Fortnite similarities

PUBG introduced its game previous year and it became a huge hit as players embraced the Hunger Games-style concept in which 100 players race to kill each other until there's a sole survivor. However, Fortnite additionally lets players gather wood, metal and bricks to build defences. The company has now said that they will be focusing on some of the most important issues in the game, such as performance (especially in regards to driving vehicles) and cheating. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 8 pictured, to come with own Animojis

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The Chinese company also retails the Mi Band HRX edition for Rs 1,299. During the launch of Xiaomi's Blue Shark last month, the company's co-founder and CEO Lei Jun was spotted wearing the Mi Band 3, hinting at the imminent launch of the fitness tracker. Read More »

PUBG Devs Promise to Do Better With PC Performance

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Admittedly, Fortnite did start off as a PvE game by the name of "Save the World" and did expand to the Battle Royale game mode late past year, there are really no laws that forbid other games to do so and it seems that Bluehole is fighting a very steep uphill battle. Read More »

School Shooting Game Angers Steam Users, Developer 'Likely' Changing It

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Revived Games and Steam's publisher , Valve Corp., did not respond to messages from the newspaper seeking comment. The game, developed by Revived Games and published by company Acid, has been widely condemned in the wake of the mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, where 17 people were killed in February, and Santa Fe High School in Texas , where 10 people were killed earlier this month. Read More »

News The Wolf Among Us 2 Delayed Into 2019

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We're committed to exploring new ways to tell our stories. Telltale Games have stated that the reason for this is to allow them extra time to focus on quality and make sure that they craft something "truly special". Taking to their website to announce the delay, Telltale revealed that the delay has come thanks to some " fundamental changes " to the company since the game was announced last summer. Read More »

Epic Games Details Upcoming Changes Coming to Fortnite: Battle Royale

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Fortnite was originally a game called Fortnite: Save the World, and it revolved around you building forts to help you defend yourself against incoming hordes of monsters in efforts to save your friends from harm. As such, many players are attempting to jump into the Close Encounters limited time mode to no avail. "Close Encounters" is nothing but various shotguns and jet packs . Read More »