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Publisher paywalls are coming to Facebook's iOS app

Facebook is shaking up the way it presents news. The paywall that the social network is building will allow publishers who use Facebook's Instant Articles ...


Skype security bug requires major rewrite

Essentially, that means that an attacker exploiting the flaw could takeover a user's PC, downloading files, tapping passwords and leaving behind backdoors and o...


Amazon plans job cuts at Seattle headquarters

Amazon said there would be opportunities for redeployment within the company. "As part of our annual planning process, we are making headcount adjustments acr...


AI-powered facial recognition systems have gender and racial bias

A new study has found that face recognition software using machine learning often allocates an incorrect gender due to racial biases in its datasets. All had ...


Rocket League Tournament Beta to Begin Next Week

If you have any feedback from your experiences, be sure to leave a message for the team on the Rocket League subreddit , Facebook page or Twitter account...


Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection coming to Windows 7 and 8.1

To date, Windows Defender ATP - Microsoft's post-breach security service - has been available only for Windows 10 - and via a few partners, in preview as ...


Call of Duty movie in the works, limited to 24FPS

Activision Blizzard Studios' is taking on the production of the film, which is still in its early development stages and they haven't commented on the director ...


Hamlin Finishes Sixth In Women's Luge Singles

She just happen to have what they. they saw something in her that they were looking for. Competing in her fourth and final Winter Olympics, Hamlin's fans pack...


'Rasputin' who brought down South Korean president is jailed for 20 years

At her final court hearing in December, Lee called the accusations a complete fabrication by politicians, civic groups, media and politically motivated prosecut...


Potter's Pebble play _ performance, not pedigree

Potter, with virtually no one watching his round because the stars were at Pebble, was 11 under with three holes to play, needing only one birdie and two pars f...


(NASDAQ:MSFT) Position Lifted by Sunbelt Securities Inc

Shares of Microsoft (NASDAQ MSFT) traded up $3.17 on Thursday, hitting $88.18. Shell Asset Mgmt Company owns 1.26% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSF...


Japanese speedskater provisionally suspended for doping

Doping cases are rare among Japanese athletes and this is the first for the country at a Winter Olympics . Saito has been given a provisional suspension from...


Rumor: Spyro trilogy remaster heading to PS4 this year

Aside from updating the look and feel of the original " Spyro the Dragon " trilogy, it will also arrive with new features like an updated save feature. Though ...


Facebook introduces new Valentine's Day features for Messenger

Starting when the clock officially turns to February 14th in your location, Facebook Messenger will offer a slew of Valentine's Day features for those couples...


Future Echo devices could come with Amazon's own custom AI chip

In contrast, Blink claims its security cameras can last a whopping two years on just two AA lithium batteries. But there are long-term improvements as well,...


'Fortnite' developer will remove some weapons from the game

The team also admitted that the version 2.3.0 was released with significant bugs. Officially billed as the State of Development V4 , the new blog post by the...


Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC Benchmarked Forward of Debut, Reveals Off Spectacular Scores

However, graphics performance is vastly improved with the new Adreno 630 GPU . Starting off with the basics, the Snapdragon 845 comes with four Kryo 385 Go...


Apple HomePod falls short of Google Home Max, Sonos One

To my ears, the HomePod is better in the lower, bass frequencies and is impressively good at bouncing sound off walls with its seven tweeters to create an imm...


Intern blamed for Apple iBoot source code leak

In addition to prioritizing quality over quantity, so insiders say , the engineers will also have greater flexibility to push back the release of features that...


Redmi Note 5 Pro's Spec Sheet Leaks, Along With Its Design

But the name "redminote5" was spotted in the code of the Mi.com website , leading to speculations on the handset's arrival. Th Redmi Note 5 Pro will defini...