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ACLU sues US government over social media surveillance of immigrants

6 days ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

The ACLU has sued the federal government, naming the Department of Justice, the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, ICE, US Customs and Border Protection, US Citizenship...
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Nikki Haley gives up 1.6 million followers to satisfy the State Dept

21 days ago   |   Engadget

Thanks to social media rules created during the Obama administration, former UN ambassador Nikki Haley has been forced to surrender her Twitter account and all 1.67 million of...
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Twitter security flaw uses text spoofing to hijack UK accounts

24 days ago   |   Engadget

A Twitter security flaw gives hackers a way to post unauthorized tweets via text messaging, and British cybersecurity firm Insinia has proven its existence by hijacking some...
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Didn't think Facebook could get any worse? Think again

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Just about 24 hours ago, we published a story recapping Facebook's terrible 2018. But the year isn't over, and it looks like the drama is going to continue until the bitter...
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Twitter's chronological timeline button is here to stay

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Nearly two months ago, Twitter began testing a feature that made it easier for users to see the latest tweets on their feed first, rather than the ones pushed by the company's...
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More people get their news from social media than newspapers

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

For the first time since the Pew Research Center began tracking how adults in the US get their news, social media has edged out print newspapers. In a survey conducted earlier...
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Facebook's internal documents show its ruthlessness

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

As expected, the UK Parliament has released a set of internal Facebook emails that were seized as part of its investigation into the company's data privacy practices. The...
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Survey says teens find some benefit from social media

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

The Pew Research Center has already given us a look into teens' social media and smartphone use, and in a new survey it's sharing some of the more positive effects of social...
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DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather fined for illegally promoting ICOs

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Last year the SEC issued a warning to celebrities promoting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency offerings, saying they "must disclose the nature, scope, and amount of compensation...
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Luxury resort bans gadgets at swimming pool to create guest 'haven'

1 month ago   |   Engadget

Look, as great as it is to have all these fancy laptops and smartphones around us, sometimes we can become too attached to them. And when you're on vacation, you just have to...
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Hulu's cheapest plan will soon cost just $5.99 per month

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Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn took us by surprise when it was announced at the end of 2018. We thoroughly enjoyed Far Cry 5 and looked forward to a return to Hope County at some point, but... Read more ...

Is the Xbox One Kinect still worth buying in 2019?

Is the Xbox One Kinect still worth buying in 2019?

Best answer: No way, no how. Kinect is a dead accessory, with canceled support by Microsoft. A second hand unit will still function for the small library of available games and... Read more ...

Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

In a bid to fight fake news read while on your phone, Microsoft's mobile Edge browser on Android and iOS now includes the NewsGuard extension. The addition, noted by The... Read more ...

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

Giants Software is turning Farming Simulator 19 into a full-fledged esports league, with 10 separate European tournaments being held before crowning the ultimate team of... Read more ...

PUBG's Vikendi Snow Map Now Available On PS4 And Xbox One In New Update

PUBG's Vikendi Snow Map Now Available On PS4 And Xbox One In New Update

Follow its launch on PC and mobile last month, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ' newest map, Vikendi , has now arrived on consoles. PUBG Corp. has released a new update for the... Read more ...

Adobe just bought in big on gaming

Adobe just bought in big on gaming

This morning Adobe acquired Allegorithmic, the makers of the application family called Substance. With this buy, Adobe just became a big name in 3D textures and material... Read more ...

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

Your Chromebook is a productivity machine, and to keep productive, sometimes you need more than just the laptop itself. These accessories will help you maximize the experience... Read more ...

Nintendo Is Holding Open Tournaments For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate And Splatoon

Nintendo Is Holding Open Tournaments For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate And Splatoon

Nintendo is kicking off 2019 with major tournaments in both Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 and, whether you're a beginner or a pro, everyone is invited to get in on... Read more ...

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

Amazon is entering the robot delivery game with an electric hamper on wheels it's calling the Amazon Scout. The e-commerce giant is the latest company to try its hand at this... Read more ...