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Companies pull ads from Facebook after Cambridge Analytica controversy

images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTlEyA3scuaIQnzs4x6mMS Companies pull ads from Facebook after Cambridge Analytica controversy  The HillCambridge Analytica says it’s conducting a third-party audit over Facebook data  The VergeShould You Delete Your Facebook account? Privacy Expert Mark Weinstein answers your questions and Data: The Real Story Behind Cambridge Analytica’s Rise and Fall  Mother Jones‘A grand illusion’: seven days that shattered Facebook’s facade  The GuardianFull coverage


Need an existential reason for ditching Alexa? Here are a few

Alexa’s creepy laugh is far from the most worrying thing about her. This is despite the fact that Amazon’s digital assistant – which allows users to access the internet and control personal organization tools simply by speaking to the device – has been reported to spontaneously chuckle to herself. We shouldn’t be too concerned about her going rogue and turning on us either – a Terminator-style takeover by artificial intelligence doesn’t seem imminent. But Alexa does pose one immediate threat. Rather than worrying about AI becoming more human, we should fear ourselves becoming more artificial by outsourcing important actions and…

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God Eater 3 will be released for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam


God Eater 3 will be released for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam  RPG SiteGod Eater 3 Confirmed for PS4, Gets 18 Minutes of Gameplay Footage  Push SquareGod Eater 3 for PS4 and PC Gets First Gameplay Showing Explosive Battle, Engage and More  DualShockersFull coverage


Chinese Space Station’s Crash to Earth: Everything You Need to Know

images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTY7ir7Kfp4XK2vcG8m8Zt Chinese Space Station’s Crash to Earth: Everything You Need to Know  Space.comWhat Should You Do If You Find a Piece of China’s Crashed Space Station?  Live ScienceHere’s Why Chinese Satellite Tiangong-1 is Falling Uncontrollably, and Why Earth’s Atmosphere Can’t Stop it  NewsweekFull coverage


Why I won’t be quitting Facebook


Why I won’t be quitting Facebook  The Sydney Morning HeraldThe Rising ‘Pay To Be Featured’ Economy On Instagram  PetaPixel (blog)Instagram is changing its algorithm. Here’s how  SFGateFull coverage


Huawei MateBook X Pro review: A polished yet quirky laptop

DSC01636.jpgLaptops are exercises in compromise, with companies sacrificing what they deem to be unnecessary features on the twin altars of portability and longevity. The decisions on what to keep and what to ditch will ultimately be how the hardware is judged i…


The way you listen to music is in jeopardy. Here’s how Pandora plans to survive

As on-demand music subscription streaming services continue to grow in popularity, services like Pandora are still losing large sums of money. Pandora’s Elizabeth Moody spoke with us about what needs to change in order for streaming services to survive.

The post The way you listen to music is in jeopardy. Here’s how Pandora plans to survive appeared first on Digital Trends.


Nest Cam IQ owners are getting a free wall mount

Nest is giving Nest Cam IQ indoor camera early-adopters a free wall mount, filling in one of the more commonly complained-about omissions in the box. The more intelligent version of Nest’s indoor security camera, the Nest Cam IQ out-performed its predecessor in just about every way, aside from one: it didn’t come with a wall mount. Indeed, Nest’s original suggestion … Continue reading


7 paid iPhone apps that are free downloads today


7 paid iPhone apps that are free downloads today  BGRApple wants to make iPads cheaper. Here’s how that might happen  CNETApple proposes guide dogs, wheelchairs & other disability-themed emoji for next version of Unicode  AppleInsiderWhat to expect from Apple’s education-themed ‘Field Trip’ event  EngadgetFull coverage


Soothing places online to escape the hellhole that is 2018


Though the internet can occasionally feel like a very bad, high-key terrifying, downright vomit-inducing place to spend time, some parts of the web are, dare we say, GOOD. (No seriously, we swear.)

When life gets tough, social media’s got you down, or it simply feels like there’s no good news in the world, the internet can help soothe your soul — you just have to know where to look.

In order to survive in this crazy world, we all need an occasional lighthearted, mindless escape. We need puppy GIFs, we need videos of babies giggling and drooling, and gosh darn it we need to watch Kinetic Sand being deliciously sliced by a sharp AF knife. Read more…

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