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Author: 0 Facebook to Drop Trending-Topics Feature

But that was then. So yes, in a way, it likely does have something to do with fake news . Facebook also is testing a "breaking news" label with 80 publishers across North America, South America, Europe, India and Australia along with breaking-news notifications.

Tech Fortnite among the Switch ports reportedly coming to E3
Author: 0 Fortnite among the Switch ports reportedly coming to E3

A recent trademark filing has also led to rumors that Nintendo will announce an N64 Classic mini console. Epic Games mammoth Battle Royale smash is pretty much available on every platform out there aside from the Switch , including PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and iOS with an Android version coming soon.

Tech Apple reportedly plans to sell search ads within third-party apps
Author: 0 Apple reportedly plans to sell search ads within third-party apps

In return, Telegram was banned in Russian Federation in April; resulting in the current App Store block. The situation highlights the messy gatekeeper role Apple plays with its App Store acting as the main way people can download apps, along with Google's Play store.

Author: 0 Canon officially ends sales of film cameras

Canon isn't the first company to ditch film cameras. While you won't be able to buy an EOS-1V film camera directly from Canon anymore, you can probably still find one on the used market. Instead, Canon quietly stopped making them. Although you won't be able to purchase a new EOS-1v from Canon, the company will still service and fix existing bodies.

Author: 0 Bugatti unveils cheapest ever Chiron - costs RM1,999

The latest addition to the Lego Technic range, which has been developed in collaboration with Bugatti, consists of 3,600 pieces - a walk in the park compared to the 7,541 pieces of the Millennium Falcon - and measures 14 x 56 x 25cm, making it 1:8 scale.

Tech Bethesda Studios Reveal Fallout 76, Trailer and Details
Author: 0 Bethesda Studios Reveal Fallout 76, Trailer and Details

The game's name comes from Vault 76 , which has been mentioned in both Fallout 3 and 4. However, it looks like this new game is going to reveal all the secrets that we did not get to know before. Do you like the idea of Fallout as an MMORPG? Bethesda released the trailer on Wednesday to the surprise of many in the gaming world, but they didn't specify exactly what to expect from Fallout 76 .

Tech Rather than new hardware, WWDC may focus on using Apple products less
Author: 0 Rather than new hardware, WWDC may focus on using Apple products less

As you've likely heard by now, some of the more ambitious iOS changes Apple has been working on have been pushed back to iOS 13 as part of a broader effort to improve overall system reliability and performance. Playing Star Wars holochess is fun , but it feels like Apple could prompt developers to do more with this feature. If Apple could make a smaller notch for iPhone without compromising on the technology it houses, it would have.

Author: 0 Facebook has killed the hated Trending Topics bar

But at that time fake news was not a popular term and no foreign country had been accused of trying to influence the United States elections through social media, as Russian Federation would be. These efforts will be funded by Facebook itself, the company said . The company announced the move on Friday, saying that the trending feature wasn't popular and accounted for less than 1.5 percent of clicks to the websites of news publishers.

Tech Teens are abandoning Facebook, Pew study confirms
Author: 0 Teens are abandoning Facebook, Pew study confirms

The numbers highlight "why Instagram is one of the best tech acquisitions done in the past 15 years". New studies reveal that YouTube , which is owned by Google, is the most omnipotent internet platform among American teenagers, while Facebook continues to experience declining usage rates.

Tech PUBG Corp sues Epic over Fortnite copyright infringement
Author: 0 PUBG Corp sues Epic over Fortnite copyright infringement

Bluehole , PUBG Corp's parent organization, has since clarified that this matter isn't simply related to Fortnite and PUBG belonging to the same genre of game but instead has to do with the working relationship between PUBG Corp and Epic.

Tech South Florida 6th-grader makes National Spelling Bee primetime finals
Author: 0 South Florida 6th-grader makes National Spelling Bee primetime finals

As champion of the 93-year-old competition, he will receive more than $42,000 in cash and prizes. This is a developing story and will be updated . They ranged in age from 11-14. Nemmani won the title during the finals, consisting of 16 spellers, the largest group ever included in the final broadcast round. So this year, Scripps Howard created an "invitational" category that added 238 additional spellers to the national competition, bringing the total to a record-setting 516.

Tech IOS 12 could turn your iPhone into your doorkey
Author: 0 IOS 12 could turn your iPhone into your doorkey

While no major hardware announcement is expected, iOS 12 will come with new features and more focus on quality, according to earlier reports . "The company plans to show off its prowess in augmented reality by upgrading relatively new tools for iPhones and iPads", sources say.

Tech Assassin's Creed Odyssey possibly leaks ahead of E3 2018
Author: 0 Assassin's Creed Odyssey possibly leaks ahead of E3 2018

Could Ubi be lining up a big Assassin's Creed Odyssey reveal for E3 this June? Jason Schreier, a Kotaku reporter renowned in the gaming industry for getting reliable insider scoops, corroborated JeuxVideoLive's report , stating that Odyssey will be a sequel to last year's Assassin's Creed Origins and will take place in Ancient Greece.

Tech Street Fighter V's New DLC Character Cody
Author: 0 Street Fighter V's New DLC Character Cody

Cody's move set in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition resembles those from his previous appearances, but altered to fit his new spiffy style. Cody wasn't even originally a Street Fighter character as he actually debuted in Final Fight series of beat-em-up games.

Tech Bethesda Might Be Teasing A New Fallout Game
Author: 0 Bethesda Might Be Teasing A New Fallout Game

The annual E3 gaming convention is just around the corner which means that we will soon be treated to several new games from multiple publishers with Bethesda being one of them . But they could be using this image to reveal another game? If it's true that this isn't a remake or remaster and is, in fact, a new direction for Fallout , what kind of game could it be? Most recently, Bethesda has teased and announced RAGE 2 , the sequel to the 2011 title RAGE , which was released on PS3, ...

Tech Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Running On Snapdragon 710 Officially Launched
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Running On Snapdragon 710 Officially Launched

The Mi 8 will launch in China first, with a price tag of ¥2,699 ($421) for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant; 128GB and 256 GB versions will also become available. This helps the phone to use the traditional L1 frequency used by most smartphones along with the L5 frequency used by the aeronautical industry thereby, helping in more precise navigation.

Tech Star Citizen Offering A $27,000 Add-On Pack
Author: 0 Star Citizen Offering A $27,000 Add-On Pack

Interestingly enough, before you can even view or access this pack, you'll first need to have already spent $1,000 or more, otherwise, you'd need to take it up with Star Citizen's customer service. Buyers also receive game-related content, such as a copy of the single-player Squadron 42, a copy of the game's soundtrack, a novella, star map, engineering manual, making of book, and other ephemera - all of which is provided exclusively digitally, not physically.

Tech FBI Wants Everyone To Reboot Their WiFi Routers / Modems ASAP, Here’s Why
Author: 0 FBI Wants Everyone To Reboot Their WiFi Routers / Modems ASAP, Here’s Why

The FBI believes that the malware is linked to hackers in Russian Federation. And when that install package phones home to download the nasty part, the Federal Bureau of Investigation will be able to trace that - because the United States government says it's seized a critical domain that the Russian hackers were allegedly using.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S9 available in S. Korea for pre-order buyers
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 available in S. Korea for pre-order buyers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launched previous year and has been the premium phone of Samsung . Not being applied on the Note 9 may be a huge disappointment but there's nothing we can do at the moment so let's just wait and see. In all honesty, the camera on the S9 is quite good, but considering we have tested the Google Pixel 2 extensively, Samsung's new offering is not as good.

Tech Atari VCS pre-orders go live on Indiegogo and it's a hit
Author: 0 Atari VCS pre-orders go live on Indiegogo and it's a hit

More will become clear as we inch closer to its spring 2019 launch, but for now, you can head over to the VCS Indiegogo page for more - and to order one for yourself if you've chose to take a ride on this particular hype train. All in all, the Atari VCS certainly sounds like a jack-of-all-trade console. Atari took the Ataribox to GDC 2018 and renamed it the Atari Video Computer System (VCS).

Author: 0 LG V35 ThinQ quietly unveiled: a V30S with Snapdragon 845

However, you won't likely have to wait too long since the LG V35 ThinQ will go on sale at AT&T on June 8, and the LG G7 ThinQ will go live around the same time. Want more posts like this delivered to your inbox? The LG V35 ThinQ has AI features baked into its camera software. These phones have flagship specs, including a Snapdragon 845, 4-6GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage.

Author: 0 Plex Revamp Includes Podcast Support

One of the unique features of listening to podcasts through Plex is cross-platform playback. Earlier this year, the company spoke of its ambitions to continue adding more types of content to its media center software, including audio and video podcasts, followed by digital, web-first and other longer-form creator content.

Tech Will plus size smartphone feature iPhone X's best design feature?
Author: 0 Will plus size smartphone feature iPhone X's best design feature?

But anyone who's in the latter camp and prefers the larger version of the Pixel looks to be out of luck. Google's upcoming Pixel smartphone could feature a bigger screen, two front-facing cameras, and its very own notch, in a design that sounds very similar to the $999 Apple iPhone X.

Author: 0 Official images of Motorola Moto Z3 Play leaked

The new phone is called the Motorola One Power and it will be an Android One device, according to Android Headlines . The device will run Android One , which is essentially Google's branding for phones that run a "pure" version of Android, with no bloatware and fast updates.

Tech Games With Gold Titles Revealed for June 2018
Author: 0 Games With Gold Titles Revealed for June 2018

First up is Assassin's Creed Chronicles Russia for Xbox One . Despite what the German site says , Xbox's North American website still has not updated so these titles are not confirmed to be part of other country's Xbox Live subscriptions.

Tech School-shooting video game pulled after backlash
Author: 0 School-shooting video game pulled after backlash

Ryan Petty , whose daughter Alaina was killed in the February mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, urged his followers to speak out against the game, calling it "despicable" and "unacceptable". The company said it will also have a "broader conversation" soon about all content on its online platform, which planned to charge between $5-10 starting on June 6 for the game .

Tech SEGA announces Team Sonic Racing
Author: 0 SEGA announces Team Sonic Racing

However, where those games pulled in characters from across Sega's lineup of games (plus a cameo from Ralph of Disney's Wreck-It Ralph and Danica Patrick of the Indy Car series - and those god-awful GoDaddy commercials) Team Sonic Racing is strictly about Sega's spikiest mascot and his friends.

Tech Fallout 76 Revealed Ahead of E3
Author: 0 Fallout 76 Revealed Ahead of E3

Fans had speculated that Bethesda's Fallout announcement, which had been teased on Twitch over the course of the past day, would revolve around a Fallout 3 or Fallout 4 remaster. The Bethesda Fallout site only directs viewers to the Fallout 76 trailer , offering no additional information. It was also briefly mentioned in the Mothership Zeta expansion pack and Fallout 4.

Tech Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Dies at Age 81
Author: 0 Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Dies at Age 81

The electrical engineer and creator of the first successful arcade game, Pong reportedly suffered from oesophageal cancer since 2017. "I knew how to deal with bits and bytes and logic and things like that and Ted really understood a lot more about how to interface with a consumer television set and power supplies and things like that".

Tech Nokia outs three more affordable Android phones with 'P' pledge
Author: 0 Nokia outs three more affordable Android phones with 'P' pledge

The Nokia 3 (2018) or Nokia 3 .1 is a refreshed version of last year's Nokia 3 which brings a compact form factor along with an updated design language. Optics wise, we have a 13MP camera at the back, followed by an 8MP unit on the front. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. Notably, the former is an Android Go handset while the latter two are Android One phones with updated design language and hardware.

Tech Xiaomi Mi 8 will support Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0, images appeared
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi 8 will support Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0, images appeared

The event will take place on May 31 and the Company has already confirmed the same on its Twitter handle . It is very likely that the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 8 will feature these augmented reality Emoji. The leaked picture showed us that Xiaomi Mi 8 will sport an innovative design that comes with a transparent backside. The Mi Band 3 will have a hard time gaining everyone's attention as the Mi 8 is expected to be the headline-grabber.

Tech PlayStation Days of Play Returns With VR Special Offers
Author: 0 PlayStation Days of Play Returns With VR Special Offers

Sony has put together a number of PS4 bundles centered around titles like Star Wars Battlefront , Call of Duty: WWII and God Of War , each selling at discounts, but one, in particular, caught our eye. During that period, there will be plenty of great deals and discounts to go around, from hardware markdowns to sales on titles. The PS4 will sell for $299.99 United States dollars and features a 1TB hard drive, Days of Play blue color, and gold Playstation symbol at the center.

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Author: 0 "Shocking" Pokemon announcement teased for later this week

Considering the close timing to E3, and the recent wave of rumours suggesting an announcement was incoming this week, many have assumed that this Thursday's news will be a reveal of the rumoured Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee games for Switch.

Author: 0 All 2019 iPhones will reportedly have OLED displays

This is something of a new development; previous reports stated the company planned to release two OLED iPhone X-type models and a low-priced LCD model with a 6.1-inch display this September. The Electronic Times report suggests a full OLED lineup next year. Citing industry sources, the website reports that Apple will debut three new iPhones in 2019, all of which will follow the iPhone X in sporting an OLED display.