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Google Plans Ad Blocking Feature for Chrome

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According to fresh information from a new report, Google is planning to introduce an ad blocking feature to its Chrome browser. The feature will reportedly be available for both the mobile and desktop versions of the browser. Users will be able to turn it on by default. This may come as a big surprise, considering the fact that Google makes ...

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Zuckerberg has Some Ambitious Plans for Facebook

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Mark Zuckerberg has long been planning to start a revolution and completely transform Facebook. So, during this week’s F8 conference, he revealed more details about this ambitious 10-year plan. He first revealed it last year and, according to it, Facebook wants to integrate augmented and virtual reality, along with artificial intelligence, into real, palpable parts of the business over the ...

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Facebook Denies it Needed Three Hours to Take Down Murder Video

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Facebook reportedly denied that it needed three hours to take down the horrifying live video of a murder, posted by Steve Stephens, a Cleveland man, named “the Facebook killer”. On Sunday, the man live-streamed himself on Facebook while he shot 74-year old Robert Godwin, on the street. A murder on live-stream Facebook released an official statement. In it, the company ...

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Instagram Introduces Pinterest-Like Collection Feature

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Recently, Instagram announced a new feature which will allow its users to create various Collections from the posts they like the most. It is worth noting that the very popular app has been going through a series of changes this past year. At first, it changed its logo and design, turning it into a colorless one. Then, they changed the ...

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Samsung’s Bixby will not be Ready when Galaxy S8 Launches

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According to a statement Samsung sent on Tuesday, the company’s new artificial intelligence assistant called Bixby will not be fully functional when the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphone launches, on April 21. The helper will reportedly not support voice command, at least for the time being. However, Samsung promises that users will be able to issue commands to Bixby “later ...

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Amazon Will Live Stream Thursday Night Football

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According to some recent reports, Amazon confirmed that it closed a deal with the NFL. From now on, and during the entire upcoming season, it is going to live stream 10 Thursday night football games. The deal is reportedly of $50 million and Amazon went ahead of other tech giants like Google, Twitter and Facebook. Thursday night football For the ...

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Trump Repealed Federal Online Privacy Rules

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On Monday, United States president Donald Trump officially repealed the federal online privacy protections from last year. They affected companies like Verizon, AT&T, Charter and Comcast. The president signed this bill which will not allow the implementation of some rules requiring the internet providers to ask permission from the customers before selling sensitive data. This means that they needed to tell ...

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Verizon to Create “Oath” After Buying Yahoo

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According to a Monday statement, Verizon Communications is going to create a brand new company and name it Oath. This is going to happen right after it will complete the acquisition deal to buy Yahoo for $4,5 billion. It will then unite the internet company with AOL, under the brand of Oath. Verizon said that both Yahoo and AOL will ...

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A Man almost Died After Charging iPhone While Asleep

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A man from Alabama almost lost his life because he charged his iPhone while he was sleeping. The charger of the smartphone reportedly electrocuted him. This is the latest case in which a phone exposed its owner to a huge risk. Experts are warning that people should stop taking their phones in bed with them, let alone charge them. An ...

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Uber Executive is Invoking Fifth Amendment to Escape Charges

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The Uber executive, Anthony Levandowski, who was accused of stealing self-driving car technology from his former job at Google, is now invoking the fifth amendment. His reason for doing this is, according to his lawyers, to avoid potential charges. Levandowski was once head of Google’s self-driving car project. Now, he is doing almost the same thing, but at Uber. According ...

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