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Facebook made an ad about how bad Facebook has become

Facebook made an ad about how bad Facebook has become

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Facebook has increasingly been reckoning with the many problems its network has, and today, the company released an ad acknowledging the issues and promising to get back to “what made Facebook good in the first place.” The minute-long spot starts with a look back at Facebook’s older interface and tries to humanize what we do […]

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Belgium defines video game loot boxes as illegal gambling

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The Belgian Gaming Commission has ruled after a preliminary investigation that loot boxes in several games — Overwatch, FIFA 18, and Counter Strike: Global Offensive — are considered games of chance that are subject to Belgian gaming law, via Ars Technica. According to a statement from Belgian Minister of Justice Koen Geens, the games currently […]

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Gmail for Android is getting a snooze feature

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Google launched the new version of Gmail today, and some of the features from Google’s other email client, Inbox, have come with it. As noted by Android Police, the snooze function has been carried over for web and is now making its way to the Gmail app on Android. If you have snooze available on […]

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The FDA is coming for teens’ Juul vapes

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The US Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on electronic cigarette use among teens. The agency announced a new, five-point initiative this week that it says should stop vape companies from marketing to teens and prevent retailers from selling to underage kids. It’s also investigating Juul, the company that’s become synonymous with the cool […]

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Chinese DRAM Industry Spreading Its Wings: Two More DRAM Fabs Ready

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Two more DRAM makers based in China, Innotron Memory and Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit, are gearing up for volume production of computer memory in the coming month. Both manufacturers were founded with the help of the Chinese government, their output will initially be consumed locally. Several years ago, the Chinese government announced plans to […]

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New galactic map shows the positions and brightness of 1.7 billion stars

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Incel, the misogynist ideology that inspired the deadly Toronto attack, explained

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https://www.vox.com/world/2018/4/25/17277496/incel-toronto-attack-alek-minassian Continue reading…

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BMW’s iX3 is the company’s first normal-looking all-electric car

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BMW kicked off this week’s Beijing Motor Show with two announcements today. The company unveiled a concept version of the forthcoming iX3 SUV, which is arguably going to be the company’s first serious effort at a mass-produced fully electric car meant for the global market. The other announcement is that the iX3 will be made […]

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New Snap Spectacles will be announced later this week

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A new, updated version of Snap’s wearable Spectacles glasses is coming this week, according to a report from Wired. However, there’s almost no actual information as to what the second-generation smart glasses might look like or how they’ll be different from the original model. Last month, Cheddar reported that Snap was working on two new […]

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Snapchat is making new lenses with built-in games

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Snap wants its users to play games with their friends in Snapchat. The company’s launching new lenses today, called “Snappables,” that let users play games through touch, motion, or facial expressions. The games sound similar to Snapchat’s Cuphead lens, which let you treat your friends as bosses to destroy. Wired reports that users can add […]

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