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How political parties influence our beliefs, and what we can do about it

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Fake news is everywhere, but why we believe it is still unclear. Drawing on neuroeconomics research in an Opinion published February 20th in the journal Trends in Cognitive...
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Now there's a game you can play to 'vaccinate' yourself against fake news

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

The term "fake news" is everywhere these days. After gaining steam during the 2016 US election, it's become a catch-all phrase used by people from across the political...
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The EU maintains an amazing list of myths about the EU

The EU maintains an amazing list of myths about the EU

5 hours ago   |   The Next Web

While browsing through the EU's massive online presence - you know, for fun - we came across a pretty interesting website run by the European Commission's representation in the...
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Review: The Station - PS4 | Pure PlayStation

5 hours ago   |   N4G

Pure PlayStation: The Station plops the player in an interesting political situation in the reaches of space. What to do when you finally discover an alien species thats...
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Forced disappearances are on the rise as human rights violators cover their tracks

5 hours ago   |   Phys.org

It seems the global campaign to protect human rights has had an unexpected side-effect: governments are changing their preferred methods of getting rid of political opponents.
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Drug trafficking can support terrorist activity, but not in ways most believe

6 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Drug trafficking does help facilitate terrorist activity, but it is more often linked to local militant groups instead of well-known international terrorist organizations...
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Assassination of political leaders connected to increase in social conflict

12 hours ago   |   Phys.org

An increase in social conflict increases the likelihood of assassinations of political leaders, according to new research co-conducted by faculty at Binghamton University...
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A snail mail code will provide added security against ad fraud on Facebook

A snail mail code will provide added security against ad fraud on Facebook

20 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

Facebook is continuing to build on their list of new policies to prevent political ad fraud by using a mailed postcard to verify a U.S. location. The mailed access code joins a...
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Google's firing of Damore in 'monoculture' case found legal

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Google's firing of an engineer over his controversial memo criticizing its diversity policies and "politically correct monoculture" didn't violate U.S. labor law, a federal...
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Facebook To Start Verifying IDs Of Some Ad Buyers Via Mail

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines

Facebook will start verifying the identities of some ad buyers via traditional mail, primarily in order to avoid another situation in which its social media network is abused...
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Warm up with ‘Superhot' and March's other free Xbox Games With Gold

Warm up with ‘Superhot' and March's other free Xbox Games With Gold

The creative first-person shooter Superhot is among the free games offered through Xbox Games With Gold in March. As always, all four games are playable on Xbox One, with two... Read more ...

What is two factor authentication and why should you use it? Plus how to...

What is two factor authentication and why should you use it? Plus how to enable for Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and more

Over the past few years you may have heard a number of companies, app makers and service providers announce that they're launching two factor verification or two factor... Read more ...

Burnout Paradise Remastered will finally bring Big Surf Island to PC

Burnout Paradise Remastered will finally bring Big Surf Island to PC

Criterion's fab open-world racer Burnout Paradise is getting fancied up for a re-release later this year, Electronic Arts announced today, ten years after its original launch... Read more ...

Qualcomm boosts bid for NXP in bid to better fend off Broadcom

Qualcomm boosts bid for NXP in bid to better fend off Broadcom

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Asus Windows Mixed Reality headset finally goes on pre-order in the US

Asus Windows Mixed Reality headset finally goes on pre-order in the US

Asus took the wraps off its Windows Mixed Reality headset last year at IFA, at the end of August. For some reason, though, it only went up for pre-order in the US today. So if... Read more ...

Download All The Things Onto Samsung's 30TB SSD

Download All The Things Onto Samsung's 30TB SSD

Good news, digital content hoarders! Samsung has figured out how to cram a ridiculous amount of storage into a 2.5-inch SSD. Even more ridiculous than the last ridiculous one... Read more ...

Nuance has sunsetted its Swype keyboard app for Android and iOS

Nuance has sunsetted its Swype keyboard app for Android and iOS

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Catch Animals for the Bestiary Challenge League in PATH OF EXILE

Catch Animals for the Bestiary Challenge League in PATH OF EXILE

Path of Exile has announced a new update to their Online Action RPG, Path of Exile: Bestiary will challenge players to hunt and capture nearly 300 animals in the game's world... Read more ...

Samsung to slash OLED panel production due to weak iPhone X demand

Samsung to slash OLED panel production due to weak iPhone X demand

Samsung is planning to significantly reduce its OLED panel production for Apple in the January-March period as the result of weaker than expected demand for the iPhone X... Read more ...

What is Google Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

What is Google Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

While iPhone users have Apple Pay, Android users have Google Pay.Technically, it was first called Android Pay. Google launched that mobile wallet in September 2015 in the US... Read more ...