Facebook to give privacy controls to users ahead of European law

Facebook will unveil new tools to make it easier for users to make choices about their privacy in response to new European privacy laws, according to the company’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/24/facebook-to-give-privacy-controls-to-users-ahead-european-law.html

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Facebook now has a dedicated Trending News section on mobile

Getting your news from Facebook may be getting a little easier. The social media giant has brought its redesigned Trending News section to mobile. iOS and Android users can enjoy the latest stories deemed most popular by others.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/15/facebook-now-has-dedicated-trending-news-section-on-mobile.html

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Future Firefox versions may slim down, use less memory thanks to new ‘Performance’ option


Mozilla is considering changes to Firefox that would give end users much easier methods of tweaking performance settings, including the option to optimize the browser for the specific characteristics of your own PC.

The post Future Firefox versions may slim down, use less memory thanks to new ‘Performance’ option appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/247699-future-firefox-versions-may-slim-use-less-memory-thanks-new-performance-option?source=Computing

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Steam now lets you move specific game installation folders


The change patches one of Steam’s shortcomings and should make it easier to manage sprawling game libraries or free up disk space.

The post Steam now lets you move specific game installation folders appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/243179-steam-now-allows-move-specific-game-installation-folders?source=Computing

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This app is giving away $1 million to young voters

VotePlz is trying to make it easier for millennials to register to vote and spread the word to their friends. CNNMoney’s Laurie Segall sits down with the app’s co-creator Erika Reinhardt.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/INeLljXxsM0/voteplz-app-register-to-vote-cnnmoney.cnn

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USB-C devices can now have safety, authenticity verified with new certification program

Article Image It will soon be much easier for consumers and businesses to determine whether a USB-C device is genuine and can be trusted, thanks to the newly introduced USB Type-C Authentication specification.

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Apple launches 'Podcasts Connect' Web portal for managing digital content

Article Image Apple on Tuesday made it easier for podcaster to validate, publish and manage their content online with the launch of a new iTunes Connect-based Web service called Podcasts Connect.

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FOX Sports teams with NextVR to broadcast live sports in virtual reality

It’s about to get easier for sports fans to score some pretty sweet seats and unique experience all-access passes to big events without leaving the couch. FoxNews.com has learned that FOX Sports and virtual reality production company NextVR have teamed up in a deal to produce and broadcast live sports in VR.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/17/fox-sports-teams-with-nextvr-to-broadcast-live-sports-in-virtual-reality.html

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US transport regulators may waive some safety rules to spur self-driving cars

Article Image The U.S. Transportation Department may waive some safety rules to make it easier for automakers to test self-driving vehicles, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced at a Thursday event in Detroit.

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This giant quadcopter drone launches fixed-wing UAVs, then retrieves them with a skyhook

Due in large part to the fact landing fixed-wing drones is easier said than done, Boeing subsidiary Insitu recently unveiled an incredibly innovative drone launch and recovery system.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/06/this-giant-quadcopter-drone-launches-fixed-wing-uavs-then-retrieves-them-with-skyhook.html

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Defense bill passed by US House could allow easier contracts with tech firms like Apple

Article Image Major high-tech corporations like Apple could potentially reap new and easier military contracts under a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday.

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Next-gen Apple TV priced at $149, will include universal search for finding content across providers

Finding content will be easier than ever with the next-generation Apple TV, a new report has revealed, as Apple will include universal search in its revamped set-top box, said to be priced starting at $149.

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Apple's Swift programming language translated to Mandarin Chinese thanks to open source project

Coding for Apple devices just got a little easier for thousands of developers in China, as a group of more than 100 programmers recently wrapped up an open source Mandarin Chinese translation of Apple’s Swift programming language.

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Inside iOS 9: Apple's Maps app gets smarter with automatic directions based on user habits

A major focus for Apple in building iOS 9 is making it even easier to access the information you need, in part by predicting what you want before you unlock your phone. One way the upcoming operating system update will do that is by knowing when you get into your car, and predicting where you’re probably planning to drive.

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Facebook launches News Feed prioritization first via its iOS app

Facebook on Thursday began deploying a new feature first through its iOS app, making it easier for users of the social network to decide which posts are and are not presented by the social network’s News Feed.

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iOS 9 hardware keyboard shortcuts bring Apple's iPad world closer to the Mac

New hardware keyboard capabilities for the iPad in iOS 9 make it easier than ever to switch apps and access shortcuts, pushing Apple’s tablet to become more like a traditional computer than ever before.

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