Facebook's Move to Dial Back News Ratchets Up Drama


Facebook once again has found itself at the center of a media storm, following Mark Zuckerberg’s recent announcement of plans to shift its focus away from promoting news and business content and more toward emphasizing interactions from friends and family. The shift follows more than a year of heavy criticism directed against Facebook. It has been blamed for failing to combat fake news during the 2016 presidential election. In addition, concerns have been growing over mental health issues linked to spending too much time on social media.

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Researchers Found Another Major Security Flaw in Intel CPUs

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Security researchers have found another flaw in Intel CPUs — this time related to Intel Active Management Technology. Once again, this flaw can be leveraged to take complete control of a system, regardless of any security measures the user might employ.

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Samsung Announces High-Speed HBM2 Breakthrough, Codenamed Aquabolt

Samsung has found a way to turn up the speed on HBM2 dramatically without needing a voltage increase. Could this be the turning point for the standard?

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Could this $10,000 scooter from Ujet be the mobility solution of the future?

Combining connectivity with high-performance materials found most often in the aerospace sector, this energy-efficient Ujet scooter is not only good for you, but good for the planet, too.

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Over 460 HP Laptop Models Shipped with Keylogger

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Just weeks after getting caught with onboard spyware, HP has been found shipping a keylogger (albeit a disabled one).

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