Facebook suspends 'tens of thousands' of apps in privacy review

Facebook said Friday it suspended "tens of thousands" of apps on its platform as a result of a privacy practices review launched following a scandal involving Cambridge Analytica.

Fri 20 Sep 19 from TechXplore

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Batman invades Fortnite for Batman Day crossover event - CNET

Explore the miniature Gotham City and grab the Catwoman outfit.

17 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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YouTube CEO apologizes after verification uproar, softens policy changes - CNET

The Google-owned site said it's tightening verification restrictions, and creators are furious.

Fri 20 Sep 19 from CNET

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North America Has 3 Billion Fewer Birds Than it Did in 1970

Population reductions in species such as sparrows and blackbirds reflect a concerning pattern of declining biodiversity across the continent, researchers find.

Thu 19 Sep 19 from The Scientist

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iPhone 11 and 11 Pro drop test: We couldn't crack these phones, but we broke the camera - CNET

We put both the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro through a series of drops to see if they would survive. Turns out, they're a lot tougher than we thought.

14 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Monster smackdown: Vote to rank the fiercest movie beasts ever - CNET

With Halloween around the corner, we want to know which movie monsters you think would win in a fight.

49 minutes ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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No bones about it: a first glimpse of what Denisovans looked like

Scientists paint a picture using genetic data alone. Dyani Lewis reports.

Thu 19 Sep 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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Millions said they would 'storm' Area 51 but only 75 party-goers showed up

A call to "storm" the secretive US military base in the Nevada desert known as Area 51 attracts a few dozen revellers to its heavily guarded entrance early Friday, ...

Fri 20 Sep 19 from ABC Science

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Amazon Prime Now Includes Free Game Content Starting With PUBG, Here's The Loot Drop Schedule

Twitch and Amazon have announced that Amazon Prime members will now get free mobile game content along with the Twitch Prime benefits that they have already been receiving for PC and console ...

22 hours ago from HotHardware

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Google plans to invest 3 billion euros in Europe

Google's top boss said Friday the tech giant is planning to invest 3 billion euros to expand its data centers across Europe in the next two years.

Fri 20 Sep 19 from TechXplore

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