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Google wants your help to tackle fake news

Google is also setting new rules encouraging its "raters" - the 10,000-plus staff that assess search results - to flag web pages that host hoaxes, conspiracy...


New Nokia 3310 3G Rumor Killed By HMD Global

Fresh off the launch of its newest line of smartphone, Nokia and HMD Global are once again rumored to be on the cusp of releasing another line of high-end smart...


Cleveland Facebook shooting victim Robert Godwin from Alabama

The three hugged, cried, and prayed. When state police pulled up, Stephens took off. "I forgive him because we are all sinners", Robby Miller, Godwin's son, s...


Apple To Replace iPad 4th Gen With iPad Air 2

If the iPad is not functioning the way it should have been, then taking it to the Apple authorized fix center for a servicing might end up in coming home with a...


Shanghai Auto Show: Volkswagen adds crossover ID Crozz to electric concept fleet

The I.D. CROZZ was conceptualised as a sporty, interactively designed zero-emission all-rounder - with electric all-wheel drive that is equally impressive in th...


Zuckerberg Offers Condolences After Killing Posted On Facebook

Facebook has been always about connecting with people in a virtual world and Mark Zuckererg late on Monday in the 10th edition of Facebook's F8 Conference show...


Let Uber drivers collect tips, says city taxi agency

Passengers are now allowed to tip in cash, though it's generally understood that tips aren't necessary. Uber officials said they will review the proposed rule...


Wenger says Arsenal faces 'massive' challenge to reach top 4

It's much more about the collective effort and everyone taking responsibility, but there are times when having real leadership on the pitch can make a differe...


Hackers Release Files Indicating NSA Monitored Global Bank Transfers

The Swift network allows banks to move money around the world and the leaked files indicate one of its major bureaus, EastNets , may have been hacked. Other to...


Verily Intros New 'Study Watch', A Health-Focused Smartwatch

Because the investigational device stores health data, all data are encrypted on the device for security. The Study Watch is Verily's debut in the field o...


Investigating video showing youth tied to army jeep, says Army

Moments after authorities restored internet on Thursday, social media was abuzz with the videos depicting the scenes outside polling stations in Budgam, where e...


Nintendo Switch is Fastest Selling Console Ever For The Company

The company's latest console just became the fastest selling video game system in the U.S.in the company's history. The initial success of the Switch - wh...


Trump signs repeal of US broadband privacy rules

The rules had yet to be enacted, however, before the House voted on Tuesday to repeal them. The decision of the house will hugely benefit institutions like AT&T...


Microsoft fixes Word bug

Most software vulnerabilities give attackers user level code execution capability. The attackers then spread the malware-infected documents via email. He added ...


Burger King's Whopper gets prank Wikipedia edits in ad gag

It really hasn't been a good week for brands, and though Burger King hasn't physically assaulted anyone here, it's natural to feel personally assaulted by a...


Comcast says it will not sell customer browsing histories

The FCC rule , which hadn't yet taken effect, set restrictions on broadband providers such as AT&T Inc. and Comcast Corp. that fall under the agency's jurisdic...


SJ Res. 34 to be signed by Trump: ends internet privacy guidelines

The Senate's vote happened last week. The order is expected to be signed by President Donald Trump soon. If passed , the repeal of the FCC rule would n...


Clinton shares thoughts on Syria at fundraiser in Houston

Curiously, she made that observation in response to a question about why white women didn't vote for her. "We can not in one breath speak of protecting Syrian...


Jay-Z's Music Has Finally Been Removed from Spotify and Apple Music

Surprisingly most of Jay Z's catalog is available on Google Play Music, with Reasonable Doubt , and the the Blueprint series as the glaring omissions. It i...


Comcast will launch $65 / month unlimited mobile service later this year

Comcast's wireless service will be offered in bundled packages with the operator's other Xfinity services. This way, if a Xfinity Mobile customer is using mo...


Hyundai confirms launch details of sub-compact SUV Kona

According to online reports , the new Hyundai Kona is likely to be based on the current Hyundai i20, which makes sense given that many current mini-SUVs on...


Uber suspends self-driving car program in 2 states

Uber has suspended tests of its self-driving cars after one of them flipped over following a collision in Tempe, Arizona . The cars collided while at high spe...


Samsung's Tizen scores high on vulnerabilities, says researcher

With Tizen, which is an open source operating system based on Linux, Samsung is trying to offer an alternative OS to a market dominated by Google's Android and ...


The BlackBerry brand may soon appear on tablets, wearables, and more

RBC moved its rating on BlackBerry to "Sector Perform" while eliminating its speculative risk qualifier on the stock. Global Equities Research assumed coverag...


A New Patch Coming Thursday, Future to Address Most Concerns

There's a sleek white assault rifle, which looks something like a cross between an M-8 Avenger and an M-96 Mattock, in some of the Mass Effect: Andromeda trai...


Beyoncé releases new video for 'Die With You'

Jay Z & Blue Ivy Dedicate Songs to Beyonce for Her Birthday - See Which Tunes They Picked! All jokes aside, the power couple has been married for nine blis...


Distracted Driving in Chilliwack got the bucket treatment this week

To better understand the dangers and consequences of smart phone distracted driving, AT&T is bringing its virtual reality simulator to more than 50 California s...


We Happy Few signs a movie deal, says Variety

Guillaume Provost , head of the game's developer, Compulsion Games, says, "Dmitri, Stephan and Dan approached us enthusiastically and with really solid ideas ab...


Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey leaves Facebook

It said that his "inventive spirit" helped to "kickstart" recent interest in VR and get the industry going. In a statement published by Business Insider , Fa...


Twitter to drop 'Egg' avatar due to its association with online harassment

But the company also notes the egg has become associated with "negative behavior" from trolls who create accounts simply to harass other users. For example,...