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Germany on guard against election hacks, fake news

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org

As the clock ticks down to elections Sunday, Germany's cyber defence nervously hopes it'll be third time lucky after Russia was accused of meddling in the US and French votes.
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Battle Princess Madelyn's new trailer reveals a 2018 release date for Switch and Vita

Battle Princess Madelyn's new trailer reveals a 2018 release date for Switch and Vita

4 hours ago   |   Pocket Gamer   |   2 articles

The action-platforming adventure of a monster-slaying heroine will be coming to Nintendo Switch, PS Vita, and a bevy of other platforms next year, as revealed in the latest...
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Democrats call for tougher online ad spending rules

7 hours ago   |   Engadget

Politicians aren't just asking Facebook to testify on how suspicious Russia-linked ads allegedly reached its social network - they want some political reform to prevent this...
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Twitter Will Meet With Senate Intelligence Committee on Russia

7 hours ago   |   Wired   |   2 articles

For the first time, a social media company will provide answers in a public hearing about Russian efforts to swing the 2016 presidential election.
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Absolver 1.06 patch goes live - addresses power loss bug, adds new masks and balance changes

8 hours ago   |   Shoryuken


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Top senator says there are likely 'a lot more' fake Facebook accounts tied to Russia

Top senator says there are likely 'a lot more' fake Facebook accounts tied to Russia

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

There are likely "a lot more" fake Facebook accounts affiliated with Russia than what the company has so far disclosed, the vice chairman of the US Senate Intelligence...
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What's next for Google payment and loyalty experiences

What's next for Google payment and loyalty experiences

11 hours ago   |   Official Android

Thousands of apps and millions of stores accept Android Pay, a simpler and more secure mobile payment experience. Android Pay is now available in 10 markets, with more coming...
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Android Pay says "Привет" to Russia

Android Pay says "Привет" to Russia

11 hours ago   |   Official Android

Stepping out for groceries or an afternoon coffee? You'll no longer need to bring anything more than your phone. Starting today, Android Pay is available in Russia - which...
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Democrats want new rules to keep foreign influence off social media ads

Democrats want new rules to keep foreign influence off social media ads

13 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   8 articles

After Facebook disclosed earlier this month that Russia had used its ad platform to promote propaganda, politicians quickly called for closer scrutiny of the company's ad...
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Dems Push for a Digital Ad Crackdown to Stop Foreign Meddling

14 hours ago   |   Wired

As Facebook falls under more scrutiny for Russia's ad buys, Congress eyes regulation.
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Google acquires HTC team in $1.1 billion agreement to beef up hardware division

Google acquires HTC team in $1.1 billion agreement to beef up hardware division

Google has signed a $1.1 billion dollar cooperation agreement with HTC, the technology company said in a statement on Thursday, after trading of HTC shares were halted on... Read more ...

Google is buying the heart of HTC's smartphone division for $1.1 billion

Google is buying the heart of HTC's smartphone division for $1.1 billion

Google and HTC have announced a $1.1 billion cooperation agreement between the two companies, which will send a large part of HTC's smartphone engineering team to Google, in... Read more ...

Apple details the new App Store design and features

Apple details the new App Store design and features

With the new iOS 11 release the other day, Apple has brought on a brand new App Store front-end design, too, replacing the aging interface with larger, colorful means to search... Read more ...

HTC says it remains committed to Vive and its own smartphones after $1.1B...

HTC says it remains committed to Vive and its own smartphones after $1.1B deal with Google

The $1.1 billion cooperation deal announced today between HTC and Google ended months of speculation, but prompted new questions. Chief among them is if the agreement and cash... Read more ...

Is this a picture of the BlackBerry Krypton's back cover?

Is this a picture of the BlackBerry Krypton's back cover?

Based on a visit to the FCC and certifications from the Wi-Fi Alliance and Bluetooth SIG, it appears that the phone known for now as the BlackBerry Krypton is being prepped for... Read more ...

New Nest Hello Doorbell Can See Who Is At The Door

New Nest Hello Doorbell Can See Who Is At The Door

As part of a Nest event which took place today in San Francisco, Nest announced the introduction of a new security system for the home, Nest Secure . In addition to that main... Read more ...

The Nokia 8 is coming to India on September 26

The Nokia 8 is coming to India on September 26

Nokia's first Android flagship will be coming to India next week. Nokia kicked off its comeback tale by focusing on the budget segment with the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and the Nokia... Read more ...

IPhone X release date, specs and price: Production reportedly delayed until...

IPhone X release date, specs and price: Production reportedly delayed until mid-October

And further delays are likely, claims analyst Read more ...

FIFA 18 review

FIFA 18 review

FIFA 18 offers buttery smooth soccer and a brilliantly acted story to deliver what just might be the series' most complete package, even if it can be obtuse at times. Read more ...

Meizu M6 is a mid-range contender in a sea of pricey flagships

Meizu M6 is a mid-range contender in a sea of pricey flagships

Tired of hearing about smartphones with nearly four-digit price tags or build materials you'll weep over at the slightest damage? Meizu is offering a break from all the hype... Read more ...