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Technology Facebook scraps idea of splitting newsfeed
Author: 0 Facebook scraps idea of splitting newsfeed

Separately, we're also discontinuing the Explore Feed bookmark globally this week. This resulted in what Quartz reporters had alternatively described as a "less-enticing mirror image of my regular News Feed ", " the absolute dredges of the internet ", and " a distillation of the worst parts of Facebook ".

Technology Winston, No. 2 Michigan State Hold Off Wisconsin, Secure Big Ten Title
Author: 0 Winston, No. 2 Michigan State Hold Off Wisconsin, Secure Big Ten Title

Armoni Brooks scored 21 points and Rob Gray added 19 points and 11 assists as the Cougars led by 49 points at halftime and cruised to a win over the Pirates in Houston . The 2018 Big Ten Tournament continues shortly with MI taking on Iowa. However, the Badgers are expecting more from the Spartans this time. "For sure, we just played these guys, and we went toe-to-toe with them, punch for punch", Iverson said.

Technology Europe to tech giants: Remove 'illegal content' within one hour
Author: 0 Europe to tech giants: Remove 'illegal content' within one hour

The European Commission says tech firms including Alphabet's ( GOOG , GOOGL ) Google and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) should remove terrorism-related content within an hour of the content being flagged by local law enforcement or Europol. The European Commission has also issued recommendations for the world's largest tech companies on removing illegal content . According to WSJ , tech companies are wary the guidelines may infringe on freedom of expression.

Technology South Korea urges North to abandon nuclear weapons, allow family visits
Author: 0 South Korea urges North to abandon nuclear weapons, allow family visits

Trump's administration has embarked on a policy of "maximum pressure" to convince the North to abandon threatening missile and nuclear programs. "The North Korean delegation said they have enough willingness to hold North-U.S. Sunday Pyongyang had presented these new restrictions as "an act of war". The government published no photographs of the meeting, apparently wary of South Korean anger at Kim's visit since he masterminded the 2010 sinking of the South Korean Navy corvette Cheonan.

Technology Status Red Weather Warning extended to entire country
Author: 0 Status Red Weather Warning extended to entire country

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that the risk to life presented by the severe weather conditions should not be underestimated by anyone. The red alert covers Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Wicklow and Meath and is active until midday on Thursday. Ambulance and fire crews will have to be taken off the roads in some areas for a period at the height of the blizzard. "A temporary facility has been put in place and is ready, if needed, as a contingency in the Dublin area and that will be run by one of our ...

Technology Jaguar reveals electric SUV
Author: 0 Jaguar reveals electric SUV

It's always nice when a concept doesn't change much on its way to production. One motor sits at the front axle while the other is at the rear. The I-Pace's various openings (faux or not) suggest a low-slung gasoline vehicle, not an electric auto - in marked contrast to Tesla , which embraces opening-free minimalism.

Technology Amazon Prime Music now available in India
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Music now available in India

Amazon Prime Music has specially created playlists and stations to cater to Indian customers. However, with online music piracy being an ongoing issue in India, there are still potential concerns over how successful Amazon's new service will be in attracting users.

Technology NSSF Statement on Dick's Sporting Goods Announcement
Author: 0 NSSF Statement on Dick's Sporting Goods Announcement

According to Stack's statement , assault style rifles were removed from sales at Dick's Sporting Goods stores after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, but will now be removed from all stores, including its Field & Stream locations as well.

Technology Florida teacher 'Stephanie Peterson' arrested for sexual relationship with student
Author: 0 Florida teacher 'Stephanie Peterson' arrested for sexual relationship with student

The authorities say that Peterson and the student began their tryst in November. The 8th-grade student revealed the relationship to his parents on Tuesday, according to the sheriff's office. It is not clear if the boy was a student of Peterson's , who resigned from her job on Monday as a result of the investigation. The arrest affidavit revealed that during one instance, the pair had sex in Ferri's vehicle while the auto was parked in her driveway.

Technology Surprise: Outlast is now available on Switch
Author: 0 Surprise: Outlast is now available on Switch

After quietly rolling out the ability for Switch owners to leave reviews on games in its digital storefront, Nintendo has chose to roll things back to how they were and remove existing reviews. However, Nintendo said it has no estimate as of yet for when it might provide an update on user reviews, let alone bring them back. The Nintendo Switch version of the game, Bundle of Terror , includes the Outlast and its downloadable content.

Technology LG G7 spied at MWC and it's yet another iPhone X rip-off
Author: 0 LG G7 spied at MWC and it's yet another iPhone X rip-off

In an unexpected twist of events, an article and video shot by Israeli publication Ynet at MWC 2018 shows a phone called the G7 (Neo). This notched Android phone appears to be the upcoming LG G7 , or "Neo". There's a rear-facing fingerprint sensor and a 3,000mAh battery. One such very advanced prototype may have randomly showed up in Barcelona earlier this week, with a 6-inch screen and Snapdragon 845 processor in tow.

Technology OnePlus 6 Phone Images Leaked Online, Shows iPhone X Like Features
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 Phone Images Leaked Online, Shows iPhone X Like Features

OnePlus has been in the news for all the right and wrong reason for the past few months. Now it looks like that notches might become a common feature of phones after Apple has set a precedent with the iPhone X . Given that the OnePlus 6 will represent the company until the end of this year, the smartphone will have to be able to keep up with the competition.

Technology Twitter Introduces Bookmarks Feature To Save Tweets Privately
Author: 0 Twitter Introduces Bookmarks Feature To Save Tweets Privately

This icon can be used for bookmarking and sharing tweets . The social media service notes in another tweet that bookmarks are private along with some use cases. Sharing directly from each tweet can be done via Direct Message or a variety of ways off of Twitter via messaging apps. After testing it for months, Twitter has rolled out the Bookmark feature , that will allow users to save tweets for later.

Technology This is our first look at Fitbit's next smartwatch
Author: 0 This is our first look at Fitbit's next smartwatch

The unannounced smartwatch was teased by Fitbit not long ago during its latest investors call as one with "mass appeal". Leaked images, courtesy of Wearable.com, show the next Fitbit smartwatch that will sit alongside the Fitbit Ionic .

Technology Google hopes for fresher, faster phone apps with Flutter
Author: 0 Google hopes for fresher, faster phone apps with Flutter

I can not imagine a stronger endorsement of an SDK from Google than to use it to power your multibillion dollar ad-platform UI. Expressive and flexible designs with composible widget sets, rich animation libraries, and a layered, extensible architecture.

Technology Alcatel 1X crowned as TCL's first Android Go phone
Author: 0 Alcatel 1X crowned as TCL's first Android Go phone

Android Go , a scaled-down, less taxing version of Android 8.0 Oreo, appears to be picking up the original mantle adopted by Android One . The 1X will also feature the Google Assistant for Android ( Go edition ), enabling entry smartphone customers to experience the convenience of the voice-powered Google Assistant.

Author: 0 The legendary Motorola Razr series might return with a foldable display

Hopefully what you just described [the Motorola Razr brand] will be developed or realized very soon. There is a possibility that the company may bring back only the RAZR branding to launch its foldable smartphones. The RAZR phone was famous for its ultra slim design. Yuanqing stopped short of confirming that the iconic flip phone will ever see the light of day, but there's no question that it would generate buzz if Lenovo were to revive it.

Technology Audi A6 debuts with looks and tech borrowed from the A7
Author: 0 Audi A6 debuts with looks and tech borrowed from the A7

The body is more aerodynamic, while structural improvements have made it more rigid, too. When I saw Audi's announcement of a new A6 accompanied by the picture above, my initial thought was "Wait, is this a facelift or a complete redesign?" Fitted with the technology of the Audi A7 and A8 Sportback models, the A6 will be powered by a United States made a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine , which will generate the 340 horsepower with the peak torque of 500 Nm and will be mated to a 7-speed ...