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Zuckerberg to meet key conservatives over Facebook's alleged political bias in Trending Topics - VentureBeat

May 16, 2016 - 3:05am

VentureBeat

Zuckerberg to meet key conservatives over Facebook's alleged political bias in Trending Topics
VentureBeat
Above: Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg addresses developers at the company's F8 conference on March 25, 2015. Image Credit: Ken Yeung/Flickr. (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet this week with prominent ...
Facing the Facebook facts: algorithms are biased tooIrish Times
What's news on FacebookThe Stanford Daily
Facebook Trending topics controversy: Here's what has happened so farThe Indian Express
NewsFactor Network -Wall Street Journal -The UCSD Guardian Online -I4U News
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Autonomous Driving Technology At NXP's FTF Appears Closer Than You Expected - Forbes

May 16, 2016 - 2:04am

Forbes

Autonomous Driving Technology At NXP's FTF Appears Closer Than You Expected
Forbes
With all the hype surrounding autonomous or self-driving cars, you'd think it was right around the corner. Well, you'd be right. The technology to build a self-driving car is here and is being demonstrated at their FTF Technology Forum in Austin this ...
Major automakers test self-driving cars with NXP BlueBox computerCNET
NXP targets chips for self-driving cars in 2020VentureBeat
NXP Unveils Open, Modular ADAS Car PlatformEE Times
Nasdaq -ZDNet
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Nintendo Eyeing Filmmaking for Growth After Mariners Sale - New York Times

May 16, 2016 - 12:41am

Engadget

Nintendo Eyeing Filmmaking for Growth After Mariners Sale
New York Times
Company spokesman Makoto Wakae said Monday details are undecided but the work might be a theater release or a DVD. Nintendo, which makes the Wii U home console and Nintendo 3DS hand-held machine, has licensed its game characters in the past, ...
Nintendo plans to invest in movie businessSlashGear
Nintendo is thinking about getting (back) into the movie businessEngadget

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Google aims to block Flash by default for Chrome users, except for 10 white-listed sites - PCWorld

May 16, 2016 - 12:07am

PCWorld

Google aims to block Flash by default for Chrome users, except for 10 white-listed sites
PCWorld
Google aims to make HTML5 the primary experience in Chrome by the fourth quarter of this year, except for a white-list of 10 sites that will run Adobe's Flash Player. Under the plan revealed by Google, called “HTML5 by Default,” the Chrome browser will ...
Google plans to start blocking Flash in Chrome this yearThe Verge
Google to block Flash on Chrome, only 10 websites exemptCNET
Chrome will downplay Flash as soon as this fallEngadget
Ars Technica -iClarified -VentureBeat
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Fears of Facebook Bias Seem to Be Overblown - Wall Street Journal

May 15, 2016 - 11:01pm

Wall Street Journal

Fears of Facebook Bias Seem to Be Overblown
Wall Street Journal
Two competing narratives emerged last week after an article in tech blog Gizmodo accused Facebook of suppressing conservative news in its “trending topics” feature. Both are distractions from what I believe is the real issue. The first narrative is ...

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Nintendo eyeing filmmaking for growth after Mariners sale - Washington Post

May 15, 2016 - 10:31pm

Washington Post

Nintendo eyeing filmmaking for growth after Mariners sale
Washington Post
TOKYO — Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. is eyeing the movie business for growth. Company spokesman Makoto Wakae said Monday details are undecided but the work might be a theater release or a DVD. Nintendo, which makes the Wii U ...

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Google reportedly faces record fine for abusing search monopoly in Europe - The Verge

May 15, 2016 - 12:00pm

The Verge

Google reportedly faces record fine for abusing search monopoly in Europe
The Verge
Google may soon be hit with a record fine by the European Commission, as it seeks to punish Google and discourage other tech giants from taking advantage of their dominant market position. The Telegraph reports that the commission is currently planning ...
Google reportedly faces a record antitrust fine in EuropeEngadget
UPDATE 1-Google faces record 3 bln euro EU antitrust fine -TelegraphReuters
Google may get hit with record EU antitrust fineCNET
Android Headlines - Android News -Fortune -Yahoo News -TrustedReviews
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Acer joins work on high-end VR headset for theme parks - The Verge

May 15, 2016 - 10:00am

The Verge

Acer joins work on high-end VR headset for theme parks
The Verge
Acer is joining forces with the game studio Starbreeze to develop a high-end virtual reality headset designed for arcades and theme parks. Starbreeze has already been showcasing the headset, called StarVR, for the past year; going forward, development ...
Acer Partners with Starbreeze to Design and Manufacture StarVR HeadsetRoad to VR
Acer will help Starbreeze make its VR headsetEngadget
Acer Working On High-End VR HeadsetUbergizmo
SlashGear -Business Wire (press release)
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Samsung's Next Smartwatch Could Put The Display On Your Hand - Forbes

May 15, 2016 - 4:39am

Forbes

Samsung's Next Smartwatch Could Put The Display On Your Hand
Forbes
Samsung's next smartwatch may have an interesting trick up its sleeve. Or your sleeve in fact. Or your palm. Or the desk you're resting your arm on… A new patent demonstrates that the Korean company could be working on display technology that lets a ...
Samsung patents smartwatch that projects a UI onto your handTechnoBuffalo
Samsung smartwatch concept uses your hand as a projection surfaceSlashGear
Samsung smartwatch concept projects an interface on your handEngadget
Gizmodo -Softpedia News -Android Headlines - Android News -Daily News & Analysis
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Apple to send out update this week to help prevent iTunes bug from deleting more music from users' libraries - Phone Arena

May 15, 2016 - 1:34am

Phone Arena

Apple to send out update this week to help prevent iTunes bug from deleting more music from users' libraries
Phone Arena
If you are noticing that music is disappearing from your iTunes library, you're not alone. Others are complaining about missing music. With Apple baffled as to the reason behind this, the tech titan tried to replicate the situation, hoping it might ...
Apple Working on iTunes Tweaks for Missing Music IssuePC Magazine
iTunes update coming next week to address file deletion reportsMacworld
The end of iTunes music sales is inevitableComputerworld
9 to 5 Mac -The Verge -AppleInsider (press release) (blog) -Mashable
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'Battlefield 1' breakdown reveals a close attention to history - Engadget

May 14, 2016 - 8:38pm

Engadget

'Battlefield 1' breakdown reveals a close attention to history
Engadget
History buffs have shown that the World War I shooter's trailer is more accurate than you might think. Jon Fingas , @jonfingas. 13m ago in AV. Comments. Shares. Share (341). Tweet (102). Share (30). Save. Video games play fast and loose with realism by ...
Let's Check The Battlefield 1 Trailer For Historical AccuracyKotaku
GR Pick: Battlefield 1 Trailer Remade in Grand Theft Auto 5Game Rant
World War I Researchers Analyze Battlefield 1 Trailer, Offer Fascinating InsightPlayStation LifeStyle
GameSpot -Polygon -TechNewsWorld -GamesRadar (blog)
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Data breaches and spying fears are keeping people offline - Engadget

May 14, 2016 - 5:34pm

Engadget

Data breaches and spying fears are keeping people offline
Engadget
An official US study shows that security jitters have led people to scale back their internet use. Jon Fingas , @jonfingas. 58m ago in Security. 0 Comments. Shares. Share (341). Tweet (102). Share (30). Save. Jupiterimages. Have countless data breaches ...
Vast number of Americans have stopped using Internet as beforeChicago Tribune
Lack of Online Privacy Has Chilling Effect, U.S. Department of Commerce SaysMotherboard
Privacy fears 'deterring' US web usersBBC News
The Register -Tom's Hardware -MediaPost Communications -REM
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Google's data center walls are being turned into beautiful art murals - The Verge

May 14, 2016 - 4:30pm

The Verge

Google's data center walls are being turned into beautiful art murals
The Verge
Data centers are boring places. Even Google's massive facilities — with all the colorful walls and pipes inside — can get a little stale and repetitive. So to liven up the vibe a little bit, the company has invited artists to create murals at several ...
See The Stunning Murals That Cover Google's Data CentersRefinery29
Striking murals turn Google data centers into pieces of artMashable
Google beautifying data center, donating $10k to Pryor school art programTheadanews
Business Insider -Android Headlines - Android News -Digital Trends -SlashGear
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Facebook's Sandberg shares grief lessons with grads - USA TODAY

May 14, 2016 - 1:35pm

USA TODAY

Facebook's Sandberg shares grief lessons with grads
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — In a candid and emotional address to University of California-Berkeley graduates Saturday, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg shared how the death of her husband left her swimming in an ocean of grief but also "grateful for each breath in ...
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Tells Berkeley Grads: 'What I Learned in Death'Wall Street Journal
Sheryl Sandberg just gave an incredible, emotional speech to college gradsThe Verge
Sheryl Sandberg Tells UC Berkeley Students What She Learned From Her Husband's DeathTIME
Los Angeles Times -CNNMoney -Washington Post -SFGate
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Lenovo might release two sizes of the next Moto G - The Verge

May 14, 2016 - 1:34pm

The Verge

Lenovo might release two sizes of the next Moto G
The Verge
The Moto G was Motorola's most popular phone back in the final era when "Motorola" still existed. So it would make sense that Lenovo wants to capitalize on that success. Some leaked images and FCC filings point to the next Moto G being offered in two ...
Moto G4 image leak offers a clear look at the upcoming Motorola phonePhoneDog
Motorola Gets FCC Certification For Two Handsets: Moto G4 And G4 Plus?Tech Times
Alleged Moto G4 Render Leaks Ahead of AnnouncementAndroid Headlines - Android News
Firstpost -The Bitbag -The Indian Express -TechnoBuffalo
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PC market dead? Not for gaming, Razer says - USA TODAY

May 14, 2016 - 11:33am

PC market dead? Not for gaming, Razer says
USA TODAY
Razer, best known in gaming circles for its accessories and sponsorship of competitive gaming competitions, is pushing hard to sell laptops even non-gamers could love. The 11-year-old Irvine, Calif.-based company's recently released Razer Blade Stealth ...

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Why Belgium is warning its citizens about Facebook emojis - Christian Science Monitor

May 14, 2016 - 10:35am

Christian Science Monitor

Why Belgium is warning its citizens about Facebook emojis
Christian Science Monitor
Belgium officials say that the Reactions emojis are allowing Facebook to collect information on users and sell it to advertisers. By Bamzi Banchiri, Staff May 14, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. In this Feb. 18, 2016, file photo, Julie Zhuo, product ...
'Don't use Facebook reactions,' Belgian police warn citizensAl-Arabiya
The Belgian Police Do Not Want Its Citizens To Use Facebook ReactionsTech Times
Belgian Police Warn Against Using Facebook Inc ReactionsValueWalk
BetaNews -Atlanta Journal Constitution -The Independent -NewsQuench
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DOOM's Uncomplicated Violence Stands Out In Today's Gaming Landscape - Forbes

May 14, 2016 - 9:50am

Forbes

DOOM's Uncomplicated Violence Stands Out In Today's Gaming Landscape
Forbes
After a marathon full-day download process, I've finally been able to play a significant chunk of DOOM's single-player, and after having some reservations about what I found in the multiplayer beta, I can safely say that DOOM has found its niche in a ...
Doom: Impressions on the first half of the campaignPolygon
Doom Review in ProgressGameSpot
DOOM Is Already Being Offered For Under $50 With This Promo CodeCinema Blend
Game Rant -Mirror.co.uk -Twinfinite
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Use Gboard for iPhone to search while you text video - CNET - CNET

May 14, 2016 - 6:51am

CNET

Use Gboard for iPhone to search while you text video - CNET
CNET
Google's new swipe keyboard has its own butt-in search engine that allows you to search for emojis, GIFs and restaurants without leaving your chat window. Here's how to get started. Share (0). facebook. twitter. googleplus. linkedin. Transcript. Google ...
Google Gboard For iPhone, iPad Gives You Access To Search, GIF And Emojis Right From Your iOS KeyboardTech Times
GBoard: 7 Things to Know About the Google iPhone KeyboardGotta Be Mobile
Google Launches Gboard Exclusively For iOS UsersNews Every day
The Next Digit -iTech Post -XDA Developers (blog) -The Indian Express
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OkCupid Study Reveals the Perils of Big-Data Science - WIRED

May 14, 2016 - 6:01am

WIRED

OkCupid Study Reveals the Perils of Big-Data Science
WIRED
On May 8, a group of Danish researchers publicly released a dataset of nearly 70,000 users of the online dating site OkCupid, including usernames, age, gender, location, what kind of relationship (or sex) they're interested in, personality traits, and ...
Scientists release personal data for 70000 OkCupid profilesEngadget
Scientists Just Leaked 70000 OkCupid Profiles, On Purpose. Uh ...The Mary Sue
70000 OkCupid Profiles Leaked, Intimate Details And AllForbes
Daily Mail -Vox -The Frisky -ZDNet
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