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Trump takes credit for a 2018 cyberattack on a Russian troll farm

President Trump personally confirmed in an interview with The Washington Post that he authorized a 2018 cyberattack against the Internet Research Agency (IRA), a Russian troll farm responsible for meddling in...

iPhone users blame Apple Music for quickly draining the battery

Having your iPhone battery drain by over 50 percent in 24 hours with minimal use is not normal, but it seems to be happening to a growing number of...

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 5G is basically confirmed in a leaked video

It's been the week of leaks for Samsung — there was the Note 20 Ultra, the Galaxy Tab S7+, these weird Samsung Galaxy earbuds, and now the Galaxy Z Flip 5G. The...

The last-minute Facebook political ad ban could end up suppressing votes

Facebook's latest test balloon has popped. On Friday, Bloomberg reported that Facebook is considering a blackout of political ads in the "days" before the November 2020 election. That...

Police use facial-recognition tech to arrest another innocent man

Let's say it together: Facial-recognition technology is a dangerous, biased mess.  We are reminded of this obvious fact again with the news Friday that an innocent man, despite not looking...

This viral Google search autofill perfectly sums up American life right now

Things are awful and weird in the United States right now. Even something as benign as a random Google search proves it.  Amanda Guinzburg, or @Guinz on...

Yamaha’s newest e-bike hits 28 mph, but it’ll cost you

Yamaha's latest bicycle will give riders a speedy electric boost. The Civante is a Class 3 electric-power assist bicycle, the company announced Wednesday, that's arriving at U.S. bike...
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Facebook takes down network linked to Roger Stone, Proud Boys for ‘inauthentic behavior’

Facebook routinely bans profiles and pages from its platform for trying to cheat the system and fake engagement or mislead users. But it’s not every day that one of those networks is run by...

Samsung to stop bundling chargers with phones next year, report says

Samsung will stop bundling chargers with its smartphones, starting in 2021.  This is according to an ETnews report (source in Korean), which cites industry sources. The reasoning behind...

Facebook criticized for toothless ‘PR exercise’ following ad boycott

In the face of mounting advertiser pressure over its handling of hate speech, Mark Zuckerberg today met with the leaders of the NAACP, the Anti-Defamation League, the Free Press, and...

Motorola launches cheap 5G phone in Europe, commits to US release sometime this fall

The good news is Motorola is launching a really nice-looking 5G phone that won't bankrupt you. Americans might want to sit down for the bad news, though.

Audi’s new Q4 Sportback e-Tron concept has ‘sexy back,’ cool AR features inside

Audi has a new electric car coming up.  The Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron concept is, technically, an identical twin to Audi's Q4 e-tron concept, which was...

Instagram’s ‘Pinned Comments’ feature is now available to everyone

If you're trying to inject some positivity into your Instagram posts, the new Pinned Comments feature could help. The feature, which Instagram started testing back in May, is officially now...

Samsung confirms Unpacked 2020 will be held virtually on August 5

The invites for Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event has officially been sent out. And, it comes as no surprise that it'll be held virtually this year. You know, due to the...

Apple’s iPhone 12 will be late, but not as late as it might’ve been,...

Apple's upcoming smartphone, the iPhone 12, probably won't launch in September, when Apple typically launches new flagships. However, according to a new report by Nikkei Asian Review, it won't be...

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NASA Has Plans To Build Homes On Moon And Mars...

We often imagine our future on Mars and other planets as run by machines with metallic cities and flying cars. But the...

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