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Rise of the Tomb Raider joins Xbox Game Pass next month

Rise of the Tomb Raider joins Xbox Game Pass next month

10 hours ago   |   Windows Central   |   3 articles

Get ready to explore tombs across Russia and Syria with Lara Croft. Rise of the Tomb Raider should be joining Xbox Game Pass in March 2018. Today, Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's...
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What Rick Gates' Guilty Plea Means For Mueller's Probe

11 hours ago   |   Wired

Paul Manafort's longtime deputy is cooperating with the special prosecutor, so we may soon have answers to these questions hovering around the Russia investigation.
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Historic Apollo-Soyuz Spacecraft Gets New Display at CA Science Center

14 hours ago   |   Space

NASA's last Apollo command module to launch into space has shed its skin to provide a better look at the capsule, which was the first United States spacecraft to fly a joint...
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How Trump Conquered Facebook Without Russian Ads

16 hours ago   |   Wired

WIRED contributor Antonio García Martínez on why Russia's Facebook ads were less important to Trump's victory than his own Facebook ads.
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Image: Bering Strait

16 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over the Bering Strait, which connects the Pacific and Arctic Oceans between Russia and the US state of Alaska.
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Russian bots are on the march, taking over democracy. Take cover, quick! | Thomas Frank

20 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Pundits and Democrats ascribe to a handful of bargain-basement Russian trolls all manner of ability - including orchestrating a coup d'etat The grand total for all political ad...
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What's the difference between a troll and a sockpuppet?

23 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Word of the week: Moscow's Internet Research Agency paid ‘trolls' to express pro-Putin and pro-Trump views - but why do we call them that? The latest in the story of Russian...
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Is Uber selling its Southeast Asia business to Grab?

Is Uber selling its Southeast Asia business to Grab?

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

If you read the tech press, you might have seen reports that Uber is pursuing a sale in Southeast Asia that would see Grab, its Singapore-headquartered rival valued at $6...
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Google Uncovered Russia-Backed Ads On Its Services, Washington Post Reports

Google Uncovered Russia-Backed Ads On Its Services, Washington Post Reports

1 day ago   |   Huffington Post

Google has downplayed the possibility of Russian influence on its platforms, but launched a probe into the matter, according to the report.
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Twitter cracks down hard on bots

1 day ago   |   WMPoweruser   |   2 articles

Twitter is cracking down hard on bots and automated tweets in response to recent criticism of the company and recent revelations in the US's Russia investigation last week...
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Google ARCore Expands: Will Your Phone Support It?

Google ARCore Expands: Will Your Phone Support It?

Google's new technology puts Android in the augmented reality race, even as Apple pushes the envelope with iOS 11's ARKit. Read more ...

T-Mobile achieves 1.3Gbps download speeds using License Assisted Access

T-Mobile achieves 1.3Gbps download speeds using License Assisted Access

T-Mobile have achieved another network speed milestone. T-Mobile and Nokia hit download speeds of 1.3Gbps this week using commercial Nokia tech with License Assisted Access... Read more ...

Nintendo Sets Up User Reviews For Games

Nintendo Sets Up User Reviews For Games

User reviews are coming to Nintendo's website, as spotted by Polygon, adding a feature that lets fans talk up games on Nintendo systems. If you have played a Nintendo 3DS or... Read more ...

Koodo and Telus to offer carrier services integrated with Google Assistant

Koodo and Telus to offer carrier services integrated with Google Assistant

Telus flanker brand Koodo has announced that, as of next month, subscribers will be able to access carrier services through Google Assistant-enabled devices, like the Google... Read more ...

Nintendo Sets Up User Reviews For Games

Nintendo Sets Up User Reviews For Games

User reviews are coming to Nintendo's website, as spotted by Polygon, adding a feature that lets fans talk up games on Nintendo systems. If you have played a Nintendo 3DS or... Read more ...

Facebook removes VR shooting demo from conservative conference

Facebook removes VR shooting demo from conservative conference

This week at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference Facebook chose to maintain a booth for attendees that includes an Oculus virtual reality demo. Now This writer... Read more ...

Ghostbusters Mobile AR Game Comes To Life In New Teaser

Ghostbusters Mobile AR Game Comes To Life In New Teaser

A new mobile Ghostbusters game titled Ghostbusters World is coming, with the first teaser hitting almost every piece of imagery designed to tickle that Ghostbusters part of... Read more ...

Android dark mode isn't happening: Google blames miscommunication

Android dark mode isn't happening: Google blames miscommunication

Google briefly made waves in the Android community today after a post in its forums said that a dark mode would be added to a future Android release. Users have been requesting... Read more ...

Dropbox files to go public 10 years after launch

Dropbox files to go public 10 years after launch

A decade after it was founded, Dropbox has filed to go public. The beloved, easy-to-use file syncing service had documents unsealed at the SEC today revealing plans for an... Read more ...

Google say dark mode coming to future version of Android

Google say dark mode coming to future version of Android

As more and more smartphones come to market with OLED displays, many Android owners have been clamoring for Google to add a dark mode to Android. Now it looks like Google is... Read more ...