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Facebook surprises no one with admission that Portal will slurp data for ad targeting

Facebook surprises no one with admission that Portal will slurp data for ad targeting

4 minutes ago   |   The Inquirer

Social network forced to backtrack before device hits shelves
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Tesla secures Shanghai site for China Gigafactory

33 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Tesla Inc has signed an agreement with the Shanghai government for an 860,000 square meter plot of land to build its first overseas Gigafactory, the electric carmaker said in a...
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Smule raises $20M, with plans to expand India operations

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch

App maker turned music social network Smule has raised another $20 million. The latest round follows a $54 million raise in May of last year, led by Tencent, intent on helping...
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Why Isn't Media Molecule's Dreams Out Yet?

1 hour ago   |   N4G

GI: "Originally shown with the reveal of the PlayStation 4, we ask Media Molecule the biggest question about Dreams."
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Warriors Orochi 4 Review - New Rising Media

1 hour ago   |   N4G   |   2 articles

Does Warriors Orochi 4 bring Koei Tecmo back to the glory days of their Dynasty Warriors series, or is it just another misstep?
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An interactive MTV Real World is coming to Facebook Watch

An interactive MTV Real World is coming to Facebook Watch

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   7 articles

The world's first hit reality show “The Real World” is being reimagined for Facebook Watch 26 years after it debuted on cable. Come Spring 2019, fans will get a chance to vote...
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Facebook is bringing back MTV's The Real World

Facebook is bringing back MTV's The Real World

2 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   7 articles

Facebook's latest expansion into original video is a throwback to the heyday of reality television. The social network is partnering with MTV Studios to launch a “reimagined”...
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Nearly half the world lives on less than $5.50 a day: World Bank

3 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Despite progress in reducing extreme poverty, nearly half the world's population lives on less than $5.50 a day, with a rising share of the poor in wealthier economies, the...
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Russian censor offers 24-hour online bans for anniversary

3 hours ago   |   BBC

To celebrate its time on VKontakte, Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor offered users day-long bans
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Fair Work Commission to decide whether retweet equals endorsement

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Australian union asks workplace tribunal deputy president to recuse himself over retweet Australia's Fair Work Commission has been asked to consider whether a retweet equals an...
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MTV's 'The Real World' gets a reboot on Facebook Watch

MTV's 'The Real World' gets a reboot on Facebook Watch

MTV's decade-spanning reality show, The Real World, is set to make a return... to Facebook's on-demand video platform, Facebook Watch. Facebook launched Watch at the end of... Read more ...

Asus launches ZenFone Lite L1 and ZenFone Max M1 in India

Asus launches ZenFone Lite L1 and ZenFone Max M1 in India

Asus has launched two new budget smartphones in the Indian market, the ZenFone Lite L1 and the ZenFone Max M1. The two phones will go against the current segment leaders, the... Read more ...

Best alternative USB-C headphones for Google Pixel 3

Best alternative USB-C headphones for Google Pixel 3

Google bundles a pair of USB-C earbuds in the box with every Pixel 3 and 3 XL purchase, and the sound quality on offer is pretty decent, all things considered. However, if... Read more ...

Microsoft working on a fix for Forza Horizon 4 ranked play issues

Microsoft working on a fix for Forza Horizon 4 ranked play issues

If you're struggling to get into ranked play on Forza Horizon 4, you're not alone. The recent release of Forza Horizon 4 has been nothing but a success, with a 92 rating on... Read more ...

Where's Our Soulcalibur VI Review?

Where's Our Soulcalibur VI Review?

The review embargo for Soulcalibur VI is up, but without seeing its online infrastructure on live servers, I'm not ready to give my final verdict on the game just yet. However... Read more ...

Pokémon Go: les créatures de la région de Sinnoh arrivent

Pokémon Go:  les créatures de la région de Sinnoh arrivent

Le studio américain Niantic Labs annonce que la quatrième génération (qui correspond à toutes les nouveautés apparues avec Pokémon Diamant, Perle et Platine) débarque... Read more ...

Kindle Paperwhite: une nouvelle version sur Amazon

Kindle Paperwhite:  une nouvelle version sur Amazon

La liseuse phare du libraire se renouvelle avec une résistance à l'eau. Read more ...

Google-incubated chatbots can now turn ads into actual conversations

Google-incubated chatbots can now turn ads into actual conversations

Earlier this year, Facebook introduced chatbots to Messenger in hopes of one day turning them into virtual salespeople. Well, this future is one step closer to reality, albeit... Read more ...

Samsung starts its 5G shopping spree with network analytics firm acquisition

Samsung starts its 5G shopping spree with network analytics firm acquisition

While Samsung is gearing up for yet another record-breaking quarter in terms of overall profit, decent Galaxy Note 9 sales may not be enough to generate a surplus for the... Read more ...

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 shows up on Geekbench running Android 8.1 Oreo

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 shows up on Geekbench running Android 8.1 Oreo

Xiaomi is all set to launch the follow-up to the Black Shark gaming smartphone released in April this year - it has an official landing page up, it has the TENAA clearance and... Read more ...