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Instagram Stories Pass Snapchat in Daily Users

Instagram Stories Pass Snapchat in Daily Users

New statistics reveal that the ephemeral messaging app has taken a major hit in user engagement while arch-rival, Instagram has recorded a 50 million user increase between April and now. It also means that Stories' daily audience growth has picked up its pace as Snapchat's own daily audience growth struggles to surpass single-digit percentages. Read More

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Facebook says using AI to fight terrorism on its platform

Facebook says using AI to fight terrorism on its platform

More than 150 people, including counter-terror experts, former prosecutors, ex-law enforcement, analysts and engineers, are employed at Facebook to "exclusively or primarily" focus on "countering terrorism ", the company said . This is a departure from Facebook's usual policy of only reporting suspect content if users report it first. Facebook is also developing "text-based signals" from previously removed posts that praised or supported terrorist organizations. Read More

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Metroid Prime 4 CONFIRMED in Development for the Nintendo Switch

Metroid Prime 4 is in development for Switch, Nintendo announced during its E3 2017 spotlight showcase. Ten years ago, Nintendo released Metroid Prime 3: Corruption for the Wii, and since then, the franchise has gone dark. So far nothing is known about the game. For the uninitiated, the Metroid trilogy had you in the role of bounty hunter Samus Aran who was tasked with exploring varied, alien landscapes, battling space pirates, and solving puzzles along the way. Read More

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Apple shows off watchOS 4

In the demonstration shown by Apple this week, the Apple Watch attained information from gym equipment using NFC. It includes new features for watchfaces, such as complications updating based on time of day or location, and a new Siri-based watchface. Read More

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AMD Vega to be released in August!

AMD Vega to be released in August!

This system, equipped with AMD's latest 8-core Ryzen™ processor and an AMD Radeon™ RX580 GPU, is the first ROG product that we've designed around AMD and it is a gaming powerhouse. In the second there's a fair bit of Ryzen CPU stuff, and then a bit of Vega (non-consumer type), with the July announcement right at the end (54:30 onward). Read More

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Graco recalls car seats; webbing may not hold child in crash

Graco recalls car seats; webbing may not hold child in crash

Next, look for the date on the tag on the webbing of the harness on the back of the seat and check the information against the chart below. According to it's website , Graco says no injuries have been reported. In the USA, the recall of My Ride 65 auto seats affects 25,494 units. Graco reportedly will replace the harnesses free of charge. "After further discussion with NHTSA , and a meeting on May 3, 2017, Graco has chose to conduct a safety recall to remedy that batch of sewn webbing", ... Read More

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CIA ex-chief cites signs of possible Trump campaign ties to Russia

Last week, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to act as a special counsel to investigate any possible collusion. First, he said, such intelligence is not shared with ambassadors but rather through intelligence channels. Brennan said he's studied Russian intelligence activities over the years, and how Russian intelligence services have been able to get people to betray their country. Read More

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Kylie Jenner : People have misconceptions about who I am

Kylie Jenner : People have misconceptions about who I am

While fans were beyond excited (and foes were beyond exasperated) when news broke that Kylie Jenner is getting her very own reality show, we could only guess what we'd be seeing from the youngest Kardashian-Jenner sibling. The young and successful Jenner is a style icon, fashion designer, social media magnate, author, philanthropist, and the CEO/Founder of Kylie Cosmetics. Read More

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Cyberattack is 'wake-up call' for governments

Cyberattack is 'wake-up call' for governments

The game's website was working Sunday, but the game has been shut down until the owners can recover from the attack. But he said the country was safe from the major impacts of the attack, which was believed to be the same thing as the one that reached thousands of computer systems in the United Kingdom in an extortion plot. Read More

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Falcon 9 Carried Heaviest Load Ever in Successful SpaceX Launch

Falcon 9 Carried Heaviest Load Ever in Successful SpaceX Launch

SpaceX is targetting the launch of a "behemoth" commercial communications satellite on a Falcon 9 rocket from NASA's Kennedy Space Centre on Monday. This launch however, was special as it saw Falcon 9 lift its heaviest payload till date. The Inmarsat-5 satellite being loaded into the fairing of a Falcon 9. Check back here about 15 minutes prior to takeoff to watch SpaceX's coverage of the launch live. Read More

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Bobby Ryan Lifts Senators Past Penguins In OT In Game 1

Bobby Ryan Lifts Senators Past Penguins In OT In Game 1

The flip side, of course, is the Penguins have Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel , and the Senators do not, but former National Hockey League goaltending coach Jim Corsi said Karlsson has the ability to turn Pittsburgh from a team that plays on its toes most of the time , a team that pushes and attacks through the neutral zone, into a team that has no choice but to play on its heels. Read More

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe becomes fastest-selling title in franchise history

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe becomes fastest-selling title in franchise history

The biggest feature for me is the fact that this game is on the Nintendo Switch instead of the Wii U. The Wii U was Nintendo's worst-selling home console ever, which ultimately limited how many people were going to play Mario Kart 8 . When it comes to which characters will be playable, so far there are reportedly eight. In terms of the single player offering, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe follows Mario Kart tradition, with a dozen cups to compete in, each consisting of four different courses. Read More

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Zelda: Breath Of The Wild's First DLC Pack Detailed

Zelda: Breath Of The Wild's First DLC Pack Detailed

The hybrid console launched with Zelda: Breath of the Wild available, and just this week saw the launch of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. As announced previously, they won't be sold on their own. It is going to be called The Master Trials and is expected to arrive this summer. Lastly, this Hard Mode features floating planks. You start the challenge with no weapons or equipment. Read More

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Nintendo Announced 2 New Breath of the Wild

Nintendo Announced 2 New Breath of the Wild

Looks like we'll be receiving a few new armor sets, a fancy new smart map, and a plethora of other goodies (including challenges) to dive into - we just don't know exactly when the DLC is releasing yet. If you're successful in helping Link navigate his way through the trial, one of the game's most coveted items awaits you. No release date beyond summer was announced for The Master Trials . Read More

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What Games Should Be on the Nintendo SNES Classic Edition?

What Games Should Be on the Nintendo SNES Classic Edition?

On the other hand, Nintendo recently discontinued the Mini NES despite evidence of continuing huge demand that hasn't been satisfied by the paltry supply Nintendo rolled out to stores. However, most may have forgotten that the resurrection of the famed 1986 game console was expected to be done on a limited basis. Regardless, the 16-bit platform housed many classics, and giving people another method to re-experience them is an exciting prospect. Read More

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Microsoft is killing off the password

Microsoft is killing off the password

These are tied to the primary list in To-Do, called "My Day.' In theory, this list should be empty every morning when you check it (assuming you completed yesterday's tasks)". While it's still the first preview build, To-Do has enough in it that's worth a look, especially if you're an Office user. The upcoming app will also be integrated in Microsoft Office, Outlook and Office 365 as a whole. Read More

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Microsoft commits to major Windows feature releases twice a year

Microsoft commits to major Windows feature releases twice a year

The software giant says that its customers " want more predictability and simplicity " from the update servicing model so it will align updates to Windows 10 with those for Office 365 ProPlus and System Centre Configuration Manager. Now nearly two years after the OS was released to the public, Microsoft has some concrete answers. But Microsoft would rather have you upgrading that new PC to the latest version of Windows 10. Read More

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Apple released the iPad air2 as a substitute of Ipad4

Apple released the iPad air2 as a substitute of Ipad4

Whether or not you get an upgrade to an iPad Air 2 will depend on stock in your region. The company aims to ship the newer iPad Air 2 device in the place of the older devices such as the 4th generation iPad. iPad Pro mini is a trending device on the Internet these days. It is better to check out the present condition of the Apple iPad 4 before it is too late. Read More

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