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New Facebook Messenger bug causes iOS app to freeze up after typing a few words

New Facebook Messenger bug causes iOS app to freeze up after typing a few words

4 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

Facebook Messenger users on iOS appear to be encountering a new bug that prevents them from typing more than a few words at a time, according to a report from TechCrunch...
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A Giphy GIF search engine is coming to Instagram Stories

A Giphy GIF search engine is coming to Instagram Stories

5 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

Beta tests and updates are coming to Instagram Stories faster than you can say “Hey, this is becoming a really bloated app!” Instagram looks to be forming a partnership with...
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Rex Tillerson's staff printed Donald Trump's tweets out so he can read them

Rex Tillerson's staff printed Donald Trump's tweets out so he can read them

8 hours ago   |   The Verge

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has revealed he asks his staff to print out Donald Trump's tweets so he can read them, according to several reports. Tillerson made the...
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Tweeting during a game actually improves engagement, new study suggests

Tweeting during a game actually improves engagement, new study suggests

9 hours ago   |   Digital Trends   |   4 articles

Tweeting during a game while watching it on TV simultaneously increases engagement, rather than creating a distraction, a new study suggests. The data was collected using...
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Facebook agrees to take a deeper look into Russian Brexit meddling

Facebook agrees to take a deeper look into Russian Brexit meddling

10 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Facebook has said it will conduct a wider investigation into whether there was Russian meddling on its platform relating to the 2016 Brexit referendum vote in the UK.
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Tech Giants To Testify Before Congress on Extremist Content

15 hours ago   |   Mobile Tech Today

Facebook, Twitter and Google-owned YouTube officials are returning to the nation's capital Jan. 17 to discuss how they're combating extremist content online, testifying before...
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No news: The engineering failure to block fake news and hate speech

17 hours ago   |   ZDnet

Facebook, Google, and Twitter are under pressure by US and European law makers to spot and curb harmful content. Facebook decides to drop news content but this is not a solution...
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External Link: Messages App Plagued by Another Crashing Link Bug

17 hours ago   |   TidBITS

Twitter user Abraham Masri has discovered a Web link that, when opened in the Messages app on iOS or macOS, causes freezing, crashing, battery issues, and other nasty behavior...
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Blizzard World Map Coming To ‘Overwatch' On Jan. 23: Things You Should Know About The Theme Park

19 hours ago   |   Tech Times

Blizzard Entertainment recently announced on Twitter the release date of the new Blizzard World map for ‘Overwatch.' It appears that players can already get it this Jan.23.
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Crunch Report | Apple pledges $350 billion investment in U.S. economy

19 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

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Aston Martin Vanquish spied winter testing

Aston Martin Vanquish spied winter testing

Some new images of the Aston Martin Vanquish have turned up that show the car out testing in the snow. It could well be the only Vanquish to be driven in the snow, as most... Read more ...

Why you should care about the warrantless surveillance bill on its way to...

Why you should care about the warrantless surveillance bill on its way to Trump's desk

After debate ended in a close cloture vote on Tuesday, the Senate has voted to pass a bill that will renew one of the NSA's most controversial practices for another six years... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch goes big with a bunch of new eShop games today

Nintendo Switch goes big with a bunch of new eShop games today

If you own a Nintendo Switch and you have found you've run out of things to play, then we've got some good news for you. The Nintendo Switch eShop adds an impressive 16 titles... Read more ...

Nintendo Sells 2.6 Million Units Of Hardware In The U.S. In December Alone

Nintendo Sells 2.6 Million Units Of Hardware In The U.S. In December Alone

As the hibernating bear of sales analysis wakes up from its post-Christmas lull, it is time for companies to brag about how much hardware they sold over the holiday. First up... Read more ...

Uber's big SoftBank deal has officially closed

Uber's big SoftBank deal has officially closed

SoftBank's $1.2 billion primary direct investment deal has officially closed, according to Uber itself, which confirmed the deal closure and provided the following statement to... Read more ...

Facebook won't retreat from Stories as it adds desktop posting

Facebook won't retreat from Stories as it adds desktop posting

Facebook Stories might feel redundant since 300 million people use its other Snapchat clones on Instagram and WhatsApp. But Facebook is convinced that the narrative, ephemeral... Read more ...

NASA tests small nuclear reactor that could power a habitat on Mars

NASA tests small nuclear reactor that could power a habitat on Mars

Everyone from Elon Musk to Donald Trump wants to send a manned mission to Mars in the not too distant future, but there are quite a few problems that need to be solved before... Read more ...

Snap lays off two dozen employees from its branded content team

Snap lays off two dozen employees from its branded content team

Snap has laid off two dozen employees today, largely from the company's content division, according to a report from Cheddar. That group focused on working with publishing... Read more ...

How to get the most from your Nintendo Switch Pro Controller battery

How to get the most from your Nintendo Switch Pro Controller battery

The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is a great accessory for the system. Here's how to make the most of its battery so you never have to go back to using the Joy-Con grip for... Read more ...

Xfinity Mobile now works with your unlocked iPhone

Xfinity Mobile now works with your unlocked iPhone

Until now, Comcast's Xfinity Mobile service has meant buying one of its locked devices. But what if you already have a phone and want to switch? You now have that choice... if... Read more ...