Facebook drops news outlet input in 'trending topics' review

Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a “trending topic” on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/23/facebook-drops-news-outlet-input-in-trending-topics-review.html

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Email is evolving — and yet still thriving

Email messaging texting PCMag
Email has revolutionized communication, and vastly decreased reliance on paper, the postal service, and faxes. Now it’s evolving — both in personal and business contexts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/205405-email-is-evolving-and-yet-still-thriving

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Email is evolving — and yet still thriving

Email messaging texting PCMag
Email has revolutionized communication, and vastly decreased reliance on paper, the postal service, and faxes. Now it’s evolving — both in personal and business contexts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/205405-email-is-evolving-and-yet-still-thriving

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Apple to move away from security contractors, hire guards as full-time employees

Following months of pressure from service workers advocacy groups, Apple is set to end its reliance on external security vendors and will begin hiring security personnel as full-time employees, entitling them to many of the same benefits granted to other Apple workers.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/43fe3fe3/sc/36/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A30C0A30Capple0Eto0Emove0Eaway0Efrom0Esecurity0Econtractors0Ehire0Eguards0Eas0Efull0Etime0Eemployees/story01.htm

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Microsoft takes heat for trailer-heavy, pre-rendered footage at E3, but is it warranted?

Master Chief looking forlorn in a window: Pre-rendered Halo 5 footage
Microsoft has finished up its E3 2014 unveil, and it’s game heavy as promised — but why such reliance on pre-rendered footage?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/183955-microsoft-takes-heat-for-trailer-heavy-pre-rendered-footage-at-e3-but-is-it-warranted

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