Why has Facebook hired Nick Clegg? The reason ex-deputy prime minister is joining Zuckerberg's front line ranks

British politician has previously defended the social media giant

9 hours ago from The Independent

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Tesla chief Elon Musk unveils a $35,000 Model 3 (that actually costs a bit more)

The move signals an attempt for the all-electric automaker to get back to business after months of controversy.

23 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Tim Cook calls for Bloomberg to retract Chinese spy chip claims

Cook told Buzzfeed News 'We turned the company upside down' investigating the claims Chinese spies put chips in its servers.

4 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Verizon Backtracks On Decision To Carrier Lock All Pixel 3 Phones, For Now

When early birds starting picking up their Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones from Verizon this week, they were met with befuddlement when it was discovered that the devices were carrier ...

2 hours ago from HotHardware

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Jurassic-era piranha is world's earliest flesh-eating fish

A 150-million-year-old, sharp-toothed fossil is believed to be the world's oldest piranha-like specimen.

22 hours ago from BBC News

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European Commission 'unconditionally' approves Microsoft's GitHub acquisition

Microsoft has been trying to snag GitHub for some time now, and the two tech companies seemed to reach a final purchase agreement back in June. However, as anybody who follows this industry ...

7 hours ago from Techspot

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Research reveals da Vinci's genius may have been partly due to eye condition

Leonardo da Vinci may have had an eye condition that gave him an unusual ability to recreate three-dimensional shapes in his sculptures and paintings, according to new research.

12 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Shhh! Amazon reveals new 'whisper mode' for Alexa to stop it waking everyone up

The update allows the Echo smart speakers to intelligently reduce the voice assistant's volume when you whisper a command to it.

2 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Valve launches 'Motion Smoothing' for SteamVR, allowing low-end machines to get higher framerates

Virtual reality may eventually be the future of gaming, but it still has a lot of hurdles to overcome before that happens. For high-end desktop VR systems, one of those hurdles is demanding ...

3 hours ago from Techspot

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