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Highlighting social identity and peer group norms can increase water conservation

55 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

New research suggests that targeted use of behavioural 'nudges' can encourage people to conserve water.
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Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 Brings The Cult RPG Series To The Modern Age

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 Brings The Cult RPG Series To The Modern Age

2 hours ago   |   GameSpot   |   8 articles

After many teases on social media, Paradox Interactive and Hardsuit Labs have finally revealed Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2, the sequel to the original 2004 RPG. With...
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1. Use of smartphones and social media is common across most emerging economies

1. Use of smartphones and social media is common across most emerging economies

2 hours ago   |   Pew Internet   |   2 articles

Large majorities in the 11 emerging and developing countries surveyed either own or share a mobile phone, and in every country it is much more common to own one's own phone...
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3. People say the internet brings economic and educational benefits - but some are concerned about the societal impact of social media

3. People say the internet brings economic and educational benefits - but some are concerned about the societal impact of social media

2 hours ago   |   Pew Internet   |   2 articles

Whereas the previous chapter looked specifically at mobile phones and their perceived impact, this chapter focuses on the perceived changes brought about by increasing internet...
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Methodology

2 hours ago   |   Pew Internet

About Pew Research Center's Mobile Technology and Its Social Impact Survey 2018 Results for the survey are based on face-to-face interviews conducted under the direction of D3...
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Compare the rates of social media platform and messaging app usage in 11 countries around the world

2 hours ago   |   Pew Internet   |   2 articles


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Vampire the Masquerade Bloodlines 2 Revealed During Tender Stream

4 hours ago   |   Game Rant   |   8 articles

After a great deal of teasing via the Tender social media app, Paradox Interactive officially reveals that it's releasing a sequel to 2004's Vampire the Masquerade Bloodlines.
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15 years later, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 is finally happening

15 years later, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 is finally happening

4 hours ago   |   PC World   |   8 articles

Good things come to those who wait, and in this case to those who waited a long time. Fifteen years after the release of one of the most beloved “cult” role-playing games ever...
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White House details proposed cuts to science agencies

6 hours ago   |   Science Mag


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The future of science in film

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Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 Is A Revival Of The Cult Series For...

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 Is A Revival Of The Cult Series For The Modern Age

After several teases online, Paradox Interactive and Hardsuit Labs have finally revealed Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2, the sequel to the original 2004 RPG. With... Read more ...

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords in plain text

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords in plain text

Facebook stored passwords for hundreds of millions of users in plain text, exposing them for years to anyone who had internal access to the files, according to Krebs on... Read more ...

Tesla revives its referral program with chances to win a Roadster

Tesla revives its referral program with chances to win a Roadster

Tesla has revived its referral program that ended in February because of cost pressures. This time around the perks aren't quite as diverse, though it does offer regular... Read more ...

Redmi Go now on sale in India

Redmi Go now on sale in India

The Redmi Go that debuted in India earlier this week goes on sale today in the country starting at noon local time through Mi.com, Flipkart, and Mi Home stores. The Redmi Go is... Read more ...

Facebook's been reportedly storing user password in plain text since 2012

Facebook's been reportedly storing user password in plain text since 2012

Last night, Facebook revealed that it found a flaw in January in its systems that stored user passwords in plain text, which meant that anyone who had access to them could read... Read more ...

Request F.E.A.R. and Condemned 2 for Xbox backward compatibility

Request F.E.A.R. and Condemned 2 for Xbox backward compatibility

Let's get them talking. The F.E.A.R. series and Condemned 2: Bloodshot contain some of the most riveting horror games ever made. The F.E.A.R. series set a new standard for... Read more ...

Nintendo Labo VR hands-on: virtual reality goes DIY

Nintendo Labo VR hands-on: virtual reality goes DIY

Nearly one year after the launch of Labo, Nintendo's DIY cardboard accessory line for the Switch, the company is releasing its fourth kit: an introduction to VR for kids. While... Read more ...

3. People say the internet brings economic and educational benefits - but...

3. People say the internet brings economic and educational benefits - but some are concerned about the societal impact of social media

Whereas the previous chapter looked specifically at mobile phones and their perceived impact, this chapter focuses on the perceived changes brought about by increasing internet... Read more ...

1. Use of smartphones and social media is common across most emerging economies

1. Use of smartphones and social media is common across most emerging economies

Large majorities in the 11 emerging and developing countries surveyed either own or share a mobile phone, and in every country it is much more common to own one's own phone... Read more ...

Galaxy A90 notchless infinity screen confirmed by Samsung itself

Galaxy A90 notchless infinity screen confirmed by Samsung itself

The fanfare over the Galaxy S10 and the Galaxy Fold may be over, but it seems that Samsung may yet have one more big thing coming in a few weeks. Unlike the 2018 Galaxy A7 and... Read more ...