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Did Mark Zuckerberg Just Publish Facebook's New Manifesto?

Did Mark Zuckerberg Just Publish Facebook's New Manifesto?

In a 6,000 word open letter , founder Mark Zuckerberg offered a vision for the social network as a force in building a "global community" but warned that the goals for Facebook's AI are still years from being attained. Zuckerberg wrote. "Our greatest challenges also need global responses - like ending terrorism, fighting climate change, and preventing pandemics". "There are many of us who stand for bringing people together and connecting the world". Read More

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 leaks in full frontal shot

Samsung has not updated its rival for the iPad Pro for some time, meaning that a refresh for the Galaxy Tab S3 seems sensible as it looks to take on the likes of Apple in the premium tablet market. On Monday, SamMobile spotted a leaked infographic of the rumored Galaxy Note 8 on Twitter . In terms of the hardware, the Galaxy Tab S3 is going to be powered by the mighty Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core SoC inside, with the Adreno 530 GPU. Read More

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Passenger drone to begin regular flights from July

The Personal Flying Vehicle (PFV) is almost the size of a small auto and can ferry a single person within a 10-mile radius. It can take one person on a journey up to 23 minutes long. The EHang 184 can fly about 50 kilometers (31 miles) on a single charge, hitting top speeds of up to 160 kph (100 mph). The flight will be monitored with the help of 4G wireless Internet. Read More

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PlayStation 4 receives update with brand new features

PlayStation 4 receives update with brand new features

It's as simple as plugging in a USB 3.0 hard drive into the console, so anyone can easily add more space to their system without having to do anything complicated. It's meant to improve performance for all games, even if they haven't been patched to support it. Unfortunately, there's no release date on the update, however, it does officially enter beta today. Read More

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Auto insurance crash test results weren't what Tesla and BMW wanted

Neither earned the institute's "Top Safety Pick" award, which is given to vehicles that get the highest rating in five different crash tests and offer a crash-prevention system with automatic braking. That means the company failed to scoop the 2017 Top Safety Pick award, which was given to 43 other new vehicle models. This Sept. 20, 2016, photo provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows a 2017 BMW i3 before crash safety testing. Read More

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PS4 vs PS4 Pro: Resident Evil 7 in graphical comparison

PS4 vs PS4 Pro: Resident Evil 7 in graphical comparison

The game also supports PlayStation VR and players can play the entire game in virtual-reality. Did you get a chance to try out Resident Evil 7 Biohazard? The last Resident Evil game directed by series creator Shinji Mikami, it pioneered the "over-the-shoulder" third-person viewpoint, and bombarded players with loads more mutants than previous games, shaking up the survival-horror genre with an extra dash of third-person shooting. Read More

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Ford finally releases tech specs of GT hybrid supercar

Ford finally releases tech specs of GT hybrid supercar

First up, the numbers that we have all been waiting for. Ford's claiming 647 horses and 550 lb-ft of torque from the GT's 3.5-liter EcoBoost twin-turbo V6. Well, Ford took one driver and put him behind the wheel of the new GT, a McLaren 675LT, and a Ferrari 458 Speciale, then told him to give it his all around the Calabogie Motorsports Park in Canada. Read More

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Pelicans' Anthony Davis to start in NBA All-Star Game

Pelicans' Anthony Davis to start in NBA All-Star Game

At the age of 22 and 74 days, Antetokounmpo is the youngest non-American All-Star Game starter, after China's Yoa Ming, who played in 2003 at the age of 22 years and four months . "To get to be an ambassador for the city". The selection of Curry ahead of Russell Westbrook is a contentious one considering the latter is enjoying a record-breaking season at the Oklahoma City Thunder. Read More

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Gibson Capital Cuts Position in Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.37 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.41. The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 1.27% and Monthly Volatility of 1.16%. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link . Also, VP Dennis G. Wascom sold 4,400 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 13th. Read More

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New Pokemon Go Update Has Arrived

While Niantic has yet to confirm this, Pokemon Go data miners managed to find this information in the game's source code. Niantic has tried to lure fans back through seasonal events, the introduction of new Pokemon such as Ditto, and, as Heavy explained, the removal of the oh-so-common Pidgey and Rattata from the available creatures that can hatch from 2km eggs. Read More

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Michael Lynton to step down as CEO of Sony Entertainment

Michael Lynton to step down as CEO of Sony Entertainment

Lynton has been with Sony for 13 years, beginning as chairman/CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment and expanding in 2012 to CEO of Sony Entertainment. Snap has been experiencing rapid growth in the a year ago, and along with the recent launch of Snapchat's Spectacle, the company is said to be making plans for an initial public offering in the near future. Read More

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Facebook Releases New Plan to Combat Fake News

Facebook Releases New Plan to Combat Fake News

The company on Wednesday unveiled a new program called the "Facebook Journalism Project" with three main objectives: Work with journalists to build storytelling tools and monetization options; train journalists to help them make the best use of Facebook as a tool; and partnerwith third parties to promote news literacy on and off the social network. Read More

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Apple iPhone revenue slump results into CEO Tim Cook 15% salary-cut

Apple iPhone revenue slump results into CEO Tim Cook 15% salary-cut

Apple is still one of the most profitable companies in the world but after a tough year that saw a decline in sales and revenue, the Cupertino company has opted to cut the pay of several executives including CEO Tim Cook. In its annual filing with the SEC , Apple Inc reported that its CEO was hit with a 15 per cent pay cut a year ago. The company's earnings call for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 will happen on January 31, and the company has projected revenue between $76 and $78 ... Read More

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First contact has finally been made in Elite: Dangerous

First contact has finally been made in Elite: Dangerous

Hints about the eventual appearance of Thargoids have been dropped regularly since the game launched in 2014. Elite Dangerous is a unique kind of game, based around exploration and trading in the far reaches of space. However, while the Thargoid ship does pull players out of hyper space and flex its muscles a bit, it is unclear what its true objective is, or what impact it could eventually have on Elite's persistent universe. Read More

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Asus ZenFone AR set to debut with Tango Capabilities

Another interesting fact about the device is that it will be the first Tango-enabled phone that also supports Google's Daydream View headset - making it a ideal device for those interested in augmented and virtual reality. Stay tuned for more . The Zenfone AR isn't the only Zenfone we expect to see at CES 2017. Up front, the handset looks a lot like the Zenfone 3 with the exception of the physical home button and the Asus logo just beneath the earpiece. Read More

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Inside Tesla's Autopilot 2.0 roll out: release notes and screenshots

Tesla finally chose to take a step to extend the capabilities of its semi-autonomous electric vehicles with the inclusion of a complete set of robust hardware tools. In other words, the company still remains cautious about letting its customers evaluate these capabilities even on fully-equipped models, and it wants to avoid any unnecessary collisions in the process by refining the software through regular data collection. Read More

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Diablo Turns 20: The Whole Family Celebrates

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Blizzard's long-running franchise Diablo and, to celebrate the occasion , the company is releasing a host of special in-game events in some of its other now active titles. " StarCraft 2 " will have " Diablo " themed worker portrait. Games like Overwatch , Heroes of the Storm , Hearthstone, Diablo 3 , Starcraft 2 and World of Warcraft will all be involved in the celebrations. Read More

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Alphabet, Facebook Dominate Mobile App Downloads

Alphabet, Facebook Dominate Mobile App Downloads

Facebook is claiming that title for another year. YouTube placed third with nearly 114 million users for 20 percent growth, Google Maps came in at fourth with almost 106 million users for 22 percent growth, Google Search placed fifth with just below 104 million users for 9 percent growth, Google Play came in at sixth with almost 100 million users for 8 percent growth, and Gmail placed seventh with about 89 million users for 18 percent growth. Read More

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Roof insists on representing himself, will offer no witnesses during sentencing trial

Roof insists on representing himself, will offer no witnesses during sentencing trial

Roof will make an opening statement when the sentencing phase of the trial resumes January 3, he told U.S. District Court Judge Richard Gergel on Wednesday as part of a pretrial hearing, but otherwise plans no defense. Gergel said of Roof's grandfather, who is an attorney. Roof also wanted a jailhouse statement left out of the penalty phase, as well as evidence that involved his mother. Read More

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Samsung boosts audio quality with CES trio

Indeed, its old-fashioned shape and feel would look right at home in your grandfather's study. It's not at all retro when it comes to music playback though, with the speaker's wheel letting you select playlists from streaming services. Overall, the MS750 Soundbar provides a deeper sense of immersion, a result of superior up-firing capabilities and overhead surround sound that uses vertical tweeters with up-mixing technology. Read More

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