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You can't target individual players with Fallout 76's nukes

You can't target individual players with Fallout 76's nukes

10 hours ago   |   Rock, Paper, Shotgun   |   3 articles

Good news, prospective vault dwellers! While Fallout 76 will let you play with nukes, the chances of being trolled by AtomicSlayer420 are extremely slim. While nukes are the...
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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson taunted a campaign to remake the movie

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson taunted a campaign to remake the movie

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

A campaign has started online to remake "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," claiming that a group of producers will provide the budget. "The Last Jedi" director Rian Johnson mocked the...
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American media keeps falling for Russian trolls

15 hours ago   |   CNN

Russian trolls posing as an American college student tweeted about divisive social, political and cultural issues using an account that amassed thousands of followers - and...
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Facebook expands fact-checking program, adopts new technology for fighting fake news

Facebook expands fact-checking program, adopts new technology for fighting fake news

16 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   5 articles

Facebook this morning announced an expansion of its fact-checking program and other actions it's taking to combat the scourge of fake news on its social network. The company...
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Twitter acquires anti-abuse technology provider Smyte

Twitter acquires anti-abuse technology provider Smyte

18 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

Twitter this morning announced it has agreed to buy San Francisco-based technology company Smyte, which describes itself as “trust and safety as a service.” Founded in 2014 by...
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reportedly shared at least 17 tweets from a Russian troll

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reportedly shared at least 17 tweets from a Russian troll

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey shared at least 17 tweets from a confirmed Russian troll between late-2016 and mid-2017, according to an analysis from The Wall Street Journal. The...
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AMD trolls Intel competition, offers Core i7-8086K winners a Threadripper 1950X instead

AMD trolls Intel competition, offers Core i7-8086K winners a Threadripper 1950X instead

2 days ago   |   TechRadar   |   2 articles

Remember Intel's recent competition giving punters the chance to win one of its Core i7-8086K limited-edition processors celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first 8086...
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ARIKA releases PlayStation 4 vs. PlayStation 4 Pro “output comparison” video - just to reveal Volcano Rosso

2 days ago   |   Shoryuken   |   4 articles

ARIKA just put up a seemingly innocuous video this morning to demonstrate the graphical difference between the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro versions of their upcoming...
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AMD offers winners of Intel's Core i7-8086K a Threadripper 1950X CPU instead

AMD offers winners of Intel's Core i7-8086K a Threadripper 1950X CPU instead

2 days ago   |   The Inquirer   |   2 articles

It's some solid trolling from Team Red
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Microsoft is Still 'Cybermobbing' Its Competition Using Patent Trolls Such as Finjan

3 days ago   |   Linuxtoday

Techrights: In the "cybersecurity" space, a sub-domain where many software patents have been granted by the US patent office
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Mi Pad 4 with thin bezels image leaks online

Mi Pad 4 with thin bezels image leaks online

The Mi Pad 4 was yesterday confirmed to get a Snapdragon 660 chipset and an 8-inch screen by Xiaomi. Today, some long-hidden images of the tablet have now been posted in the... Read more ...

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Google Assistant update makes conversations more natural

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Microsoft, Nintendo partner for cross-play in ‘Minecraft'

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Microsoft and Nintendo released a trailer promoting cross-play on Minecraft today. The trailer features two people playing Minecraft together - one on the Nintendo Switch, the... Read more ...

Mi Pad 4 to come with AI face recognition tech, Xiaomi confirms

Mi Pad 4 to come with AI face recognition tech, Xiaomi confirms

Xiaomi has confirmed another key detail for the upcoming Mi Pad 4. In a post on its official Weibo account, the Chinese company revealed the tablet features AI face unlock... Read more ...