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Hackers Take Control of Twitter to Post Controversial Messages

Hand holding a smartphone with Twitter

It seems like Twitter Counter, which is a third-party service providing analytics, failed once again to protect the Twitter platform from hackers. On Wednesday, a number of users posted a highly controversial message in the Turkish language. Except that they were not the ones who actually wrote those messages. Hackers managed to get into some high-profile Twitter accounts and posted ...

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Headphones Explode During Flight to Australia

Pair of black headphones on a table

On Wednesday, the Australian officials announced that a woman suffered minor burns on her face and hands because her headphones caught fire. She reportedly had a pair of battery-operated headphones and she was listening to music on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne. About two hours in, the headphones started heating up. They immediately caught fire, causing the woman to ...

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Facebook Forbids Developers to Use Data for Surveillance

Woman with notebook looking through Facebook

Facebook announced on Monday that it recently updated its platform policies. Following those changes, the company will now block any surveillance attempt on the platform. Facebook is going to do this by forbidding developers to use data from the social media platform in order to spy on people. This decision comes right after numerous civil rights organizations like the American ...

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This New iPhone Case is An Android Phone

Eye iPhone case is an Android phone

The iPhone versus Android debate has long been a hot topic of the technology world. On one side, iOS lovers are saying that their favorite devices move faster and are more user friendly than their opponent. On the other side, everybody must admit that there are certain areas where an Android device does better than an iPhone. Now, it seems ...

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Google and Levi’s Project Jacquard Jacket Looks Promising

Google and Levi’s Jacquard Jacket

We were promised wearable technology quite a long time ago. Unfortunately, no company managed to deliver at least a decent such piece. And what devices we got were not at all the way everybody imagined them to be. They often had an uninspired design, technical difficulties or were too expensive for what they offered. This caused everybody’s excitement about wearable ...

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“Ghost Recon: Wildlands” Looks Amazing, Feels Superficial

Ghost Recon: Wildlands cover

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands is a game that is nor very far away from the Rainbow Six series. It basically plays by the same rules. Stealth and infiltration are two very big parts of the action. However, the story of the game, according to many critics, is its weak point. The environment in which it takes place is massive ...

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Twitter Has an Anti-Harassment Feature Which Does Not Work Well

Twitter as seen in a tablet

Twitter has recently introduced an anti-harassment feature in the form of a “sensitive account” system. What this does is flag some users’ profiles for containing potentially “sensitive” content. This covers the entire profile and others users need to click on an option if they want to keep on seeing that specific profile or not. A Twitter team member said that ...

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Facebook is Launching a Snapchat Alternative: Messenger Day

Messenger Day on smartphone

Facebook has officially launched their new Messenger Day. This is actually an alternative for the Snapchat stories which are presenting what the user has done and what he has seen. Messenger Day is more of a planning app, full of Active Now indicators and filters which can help you find friends who are willing to go out and have fun. ...

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More Details Emerge on “Middle-Earth: Shadow of War”

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War cover art

Every gamer on planet Earth is eagerly expecting the release of “Middle-Earth: Shadow of War” videogame. This is the sequel to the critically acclaimed 2014 title, “Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor”. So, in order to make the waiting even harder, the developers, Monolith Productions, have made public a gameplay walkthrough which offers an inside view and reveals what the fans should ...

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Uber Admits Using “Greyball” to Dodge Regulators

Uber driver in Bogota

In a statement from Wednesday, Uber admitted to using a specifically designed tool called “Greyball” which dodges regulators. In the same statement, they provided some details in regards with this controversial new technology. This greyballing technique reportedly represented a way for the company to provide some ghost driver information and send it to a specific person. Another recent report on ...

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