Facebook May Have Fired Oculus VR Co-Founder Palmer Luckey For Supporting Donald Trump

Former Facebook top executive Palmer Luckey may have been ousted from the social media company over his support for Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign. The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday that Luckey, who co-founded the virtual reality company Oculus, has told people that he was fired for supporting Trump before the presidential election. In September 2016, Luckey made […]

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Nintendo Wii To End Support For Netflix, Other Video Streaming Services After January 30

Here’s some bad news for those who still exclusively stream videos on their Nintendo Wii: You may have to find an alternative soon if you want to continue binge-watching your favorite Netflix shows. According to The Verge, Netflix has informed its users that Nintendo will be shutting down all video streaming services for the console after January 30, 2019. This […]

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Experiment Reveals Social Media Can Increase Depression And Loneliness

Use of social media can increase depression and loneliness, findings of an experiment conducted by psychology experts have shown. Social media and increased risk for depression and loneliness have long been linked but no causal association has been proven until now. In a new study, however, psychologist Melissa Hunt, from the University of Pennsylvania, and colleagues finally connect the use […]

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China’s State-Owned Press Agency Xinhua Debuts World’s First AI News Anchors

China’s state-run press agency Xinhua has introduced a new anchor to deliver news, but unlike the typical newsreaders that people are used to see on TV or on the internet, this one is based on artificial intelligence technology. The anchor is based on digital composites created from footage of human hosts and designed to read text fed into the artificial […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers’ Antonio Brown Caught Going Over 100 MPH In A 45 MPH Zone

Pittsburgh Steelers’ star wide receiver Antonio Brown was pulled over for reckless driving while traveling over 100 mph in the Pittsburgh area early Thursday morning. The situation was first reported by local news station WPIX. The event occurred at around 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2018. Brown was traveling down McKnight Road in Ross Township. He was speeding along […]

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Russia, China Respond To Reports That They Listen To Trump’s Cell Phone Calls

Two major world leaders have responded to Wednesday’s report that Donald Trump uses an unsecured cell phone that makes his calls vulnerable. The New York Times broke the news on Wednesday that the president of the United States habitually uses an unsecured cell phone to make personal calls, and even discusses important national issues while doing so. According to the […]

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Russian National Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova Charged With Attempting To Meddle In 2018 Midterm Elections

Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova of St. Petersburg, Russia, has become the first person charged by the United States for conspiring to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections, CBS News reported. U.S. Attorney Zachary Terwilliger, of the Eastern District of Virginia, said in the indictment on Friday that the Russian national participated in a conspiracy to disrupt the U.S. political system and […]

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Magic Leap Unveils Human-Like AI Mica Viewable Through Augmented Reality Glasses

Augmented-reality startup Magic Leap unveiled its new AI during a conference on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Dubbed Mica, the virtual assistant can be seen through the startup’s augmented reality glasses called Magic Leap One. Mica can be used to turn on or off smart home devices such as TVs, stereo systems, and lights. It can also answer detailed questions such as […]

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