Facebook: Up to 126 million people saw Russian-backed content

Facebook Inc. estimates that about 126 million people may have seen content posted by Russian-backed accounts over more than two years that sought to disrupt American society, the social-media giant plans to tell congressional investigators Tuesday, according to a prepared copy of the remarks obtained by The Wall Street Journal.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/30/facebook-up-to-126-million-people-saw-russian-backed-content.html

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Leaked code explains how the iPhone 8's 'Face ID' face recognition system works

About two weeks ago, Apple inadvertently posted online an uncensored version of its internal HomePod software, and developers had a field day with it since then.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/10/leaked-code-explains-how-iphone-8s-face-id-face-recognition-system-works.html

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NASA debunks Anonymous claim of imminent alien life discovery

Last week a YouTube video purportedly posted by hacker collective Anonymous said that NASA was set to announce the discovery of intelligent alien life.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/26/nasa-debunks-anonymous-claim-imminent-alien-life-discovery.html

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CIA Tools to Spy on Offline Computers with USB Drives Leaked


A new cache of CIA documents posted on Wikileaks reveals the methods employed by the CIA to hack so-called “air-gapped” machines. As with many exploits, it relies on people being the weak link.

The post CIA Tools to Spy on Offline Computers with USB Drives Leaked appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251390-leak-reveals-cia-tools-spy-offline-computers-usb-drives?source=Computing

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UFO hunter claims proof of giant alien ship that crashed 'millions of years ago'

Valentin Degteryov posted images of the UFO, which he claims has gone undiscovered because it is covered with snow, after spotting the dark shape on Google Earth.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/19/ufo-hunter-claims-proof-giant-alien-ship-that-crashed-millions-years-ago.html

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Facebook clamps down on sick videos, brings in 3,000 additional reviewers

Facebook is bringing in 3,000 workers to quickly identify and remove sickening videos posted on the social network.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/03/facebook-clamps-down-on-sick-videos-brings-in-3000-additional-reviewers.html

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AMD Suffers its Worst Stock Drop in Over a Decade, Despite Revenue Gains

AMD just posted huge quarterly gains, particularly relative to its performance a year ago — so why did investors hammer its stock with the worst drop in over a decade? We explore the particulars.

The post AMD Suffers its Worst Stock Drop in Over a Decade, Despite Revenue Gains appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248723-amd-suffers-worst-stock-drop-decade-investors-punish-company?source=Computing

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Cleveland Murder Intensifies Scrutiny of Facebook Live

Video footage of a senseless murder in Cleveland, posted after the fact on Facebook Live, has attracted national attention to the role of the platform in criminals’ minds. Authorities Tuesday morning announced that Steve Stephens — the 37-year-old suspect wanted for the cold-blooded shooting of Robert Godwin Sr. — shot himself to death after a short pursuit by Pennsylvania State Police. Officials had responded to a tip about a sighting of Stephens’ white Ford Fusion in a parking lot in Erie, Pennsylvania.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84464.html?rss=1

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Facebook's new faces of death

Footage posted to Facebook showing the horrific random killing of an elderly man is yet another example of how the social network has become a sort of modern-day Roman coliseum for gruesome acts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/17/facebooks-new-faces-death.html

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Wikileaks DNC email dump sparks malware fears

The trove of leaked Democratic National Committee emails posted to Wikileaks on July 22 has sparked concerns about malware as users access the vast trove of documents.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/29/wikileaks-dnc-email-dump-sparks-malware-fears.html

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Nvidia’s excellent first quarter buoyed by gaming, automotive wins, and data centers

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Nvidia just posted strong quarterly results thanks to gains across the board. The upcoming GTX 1080 and 1070 are likely to boost earnings further.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/228402-nvidias-excellent-first-quarter-buoyed-by-gaming-automotive-wins-and-data-centers

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Apple just posted its first quarterly sales decline in 13 years

Apple just posted its first sales decline in 13 years, but the company’s overall finances and financial position remain extremely solid.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/227365-apple-just-posted-its-first-quarterly-sales-decline-in-13-years

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Siri, Kobe Bryant & Michael B. Jordan feature in latest Apple TV ad

Article Image Apple on Sunday posted a new ad for the Apple TV, featuring soon-to-be-retired basketballer Kobe Bryant and actor Michael B. Jordan, best known for roles in movies like Creed and Fruitvale Station.

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New teardown reveals iPhone SE contains display identical to iPhone 5s, larger battery

Article Image Following Chipworks’ teardown of Apple’s new iPhone SE, iFixit on Thursday posted a comprehensive dismantling that shows the next-gen 4-inch iPhone’s display is identical to its iPhone 5s predecessor, among other interesting finds.

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