Facebook and Instagram ban far-right groups for promoting hate and violence

Facebook has banned far-right groups including the British National Party (BNP) and the English Defence League (EDL) from having any presence on the social network for violating the site’s rules around promoting hate and violence. The banned groups, which also includes Knights Templar International, Britain First and the National Front as well as key members of their leadership, have been […]

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Google Home PRICE CRASH as smart speaker receives a major upgrade

Google Home is the American tech giant’s connected home range that staunchly rivals the Amazon Echo. Just like the Echo, the Google Home comes in multiple models that vary in price and form factor. The standard Google Home offers a good compromise between size and sound while the Google Home Mini certainly degrades some of its audio quality in exchange […]

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Galaxy Fold is incredibly popular but Samsung’s device could have a big problem

Galaxy Fold is undeniably futuristic; the hardware comes a clamshell design, has two displays and a whopping six cameras. The pliable product presents a 4.6-inch cover screen when folded and a colossal 7.3-inch panel when unfolded. Powering the South Korean tech giant’s foldable powerhouse is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 chipset that is accompanied by a monstrous 12GB of RAM and a […]

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Nintendo shares jump 17 percent after Tencent wins key China Switch sales approval

TOKYO (Reuters) – Nintendo Co Ltd shares jumped 17 percent in morning Tokyo trade on Friday, a day after China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd won a key approval to begin selling Nintendo’s Switch console in the world’s largest video games market. That is the biggest percentage gain since July 2016, when enthusiasm for Nintendo-backed smartphone game Pokemon Go sent the stock […]

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How drones and sonar will be used to fight floods

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns and farm fields across the central United States. Drones, supercomputers and sonar that scans deep underwater are helping to maintain flood control projects and predict just where rivers will roar out of their banks. Together, these tools are […]

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Investors Value Uber’s Self-Driving Cars at $7.25 Billion

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber’s autonomous vehicle unit is receiving a new investment, the company said late Thursday, just days before it begins pitching its business to public investors. SoftBank, Toyota and the Japanese automaker Denso will put $1 billion toward Uber’s effort to develop autonomous cars. As Uber marches toward an I.P.O., the deal will help shield the company from […]

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The crazy AR technology Verizon’s 5G lab is working on

President Trump says he wants 5G technology in the US as soon as possible. The president tweeted, “It is far more powerful, faster and smarter than the current standard. American companies must step up their efforts, or get left behind.” Both Verizon and AT&T have launched mobile 5G networks. Experts say 5G is engineered for massive bandwidth and will deliver […]

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