Twitter targets white nationalists and far-right activists in de-verification purge

Twitter removed the “verification” check marks from a number of white nationalists and far-right activists at a purge on Wednesday, a week after the platform came under fire for verifying an open white nationalist who organized fatal white nationalist rally in Charlottesville in August.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/16/twitter-targets-white-nationalists-and-far-right-activists-in-de-verification-purge.html

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: GPU Performance Tracking, Xbox Live Boost

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If you’ve ever wanted to track GPU usage the same way we can check CPU usage through the Windows 10 Task Manager, it’s finally happening.

The post Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: GPU Performance Tracking, Xbox Live Boost appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251394-next-windows-10-update-will-add-gpu-performance-tracking-xbox-live-network-support?source=Computing

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Savvy Marketers Don't Ditch the Non-Digital


A good motto for modern marketing would be, “When in doubt, check the data.” Perhaps an even better one would be, “When not in doubt, check the data to see if you should be.” There’s never been a time when we’ve had such an ability to compile, collate, analyze and understand marketing data. As businesses increase their abilities to collect data, to compare and correlate it from disparate sources, and to use analytical tools that are both more powerful and easier to use, marketers find themselves in a new and potentially disorienting position.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84624.html?rss=1

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Watch this daredevil skydiver use a massive drone instead of a plane for his jump

Planes do the job perfectly well, but check out how this skydiver uses a massive drone instead for a parachute jump. The machine could one day be used to rescue people from danger zones or help in other emergency situations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/17/watch-this-daredevil-skydiver-use-massive-drone-instead-plane-for-his-jump.html

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Facebook's Safety Check feature triggered by fake news

Facebook’s Safety Check feature has been erroneously triggered in Bangkok by a wave of false social media reports about a bomb explosion that didn’t happen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/27/facebooks-safety-check-feature-triggered-by-fake-news.html

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Softbank Pumps $1B Into Global Web Access Race


Softbank has cut a check for $1 billion to OneWeb, which plans to build a constellation of satellites to provide Internet access to underserved parts of the world, the companies announced Monday. Helmed by satellite industry veteran Greg Wyler, OneWeb raised a total of $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding. The company will deploy 650 Ku band satellites into orbit at a height of 750 miles, which will offer more than 10 terabits per second of new capacity. OneWeb also will build user terminals containing embedded LTE, 3G, 2G and WiFi.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84186.html?rss=1

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Installing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update may reset your ad preferences, other settings

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Be sure to check your personal advertising preferences after updating to Windows 10 — in at least some cases, the Anniversary Update is also resetting how and when it shows you ads.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/236685-installing-the-windows-10-anniversary-update-may-reset-your-ad-preferences-other-settings?source=Computing

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Facebook activates Safety Check service after New York City explosion

Facebook has activated its Safety Check service that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe following the explosion that injured at least 29 people in New York City late Saturday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/18/facebook-activates-safety-check-feature-after-new-york-city-explosion.html

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iOS 10 brings over 100 new and updated emoji to the iPhone and iPad

There are plenty of exciting additions to check out in the beta 4 update for iOS 10, but here’s the one that will have everyone talking: dozens of new and updated emoji to sprinkle into your text messages and emails.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/01/ios-10-brings-over-100-new-and-updated-emoji-to-iphone-and-ipad.html

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Availability check: Can you buy the latest Polaris and Pascal GPUs from AMD and Nvidia?

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Two GPU families enter, but which GPUs actually leave in consumers’ hands? We check the numbers and report back.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/232575-availability-check-can-you-buy-the-latest-polaris-and-pascal-gpus-from-amd-and-nvidia

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Nice terror attack prompts Facebook to activate Safety Check

Facebook activated its Safety Check service that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe after Thursday’s terror attack in Nice, France that killed 84 people.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/15/nice-terror-attack-prompts-facebook-to-activate-safety-check.html

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Facebook activates Safety Check service after sniper attack on Dallas police

Facebook activated its Safety Check service that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe after Thursday’s coordinated sniper attack in Dallas that killed five police officers and wounded seven more.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/08/facebook-activates-safety-check-service-after-sniper-attack-on-dallas-police.html

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HummingBad: Chinese malware infects 10 million Android devices, experts warn

Experts at cybersecurity specialist Check Point have issued an APB to all Android device users: the HummingBad malware problem is about to get worse.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/05/hummingbad-chinese-malware-infects-10-million-android-devices-experts-warn.html

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