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Epic Games founder Tim Sweeny denies giving data to the Chinese government
Gaming

Epic Games founder Tim Sweeny denies giving data to the Chinese government

The allegation against Epic Games is based on an assumption, there are no facts to prove it guilty.

Best Buy accidentally sells an unreleased 3rd generation Chromecast to a customer
News & Analysis

Best Buy accidentally sells an unreleased 3rd generation Chromecast to a customer

Google is expected o unveil the third-generation Chromecast at its Made By Google event on 9 Oct.

Selfies on the Apple iPhone XS feature a
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Selfies on the Apple iPhone XS feature a "beautify" filter which you can't turn off

People within Apple are aware of the complaints and are supposedly "looking into the matter."

Steam may be secretly testing compatibility tools that run Windows games on Linux
Gaming

Steam may be secretly testing compatibility tools that run Windows games on Linux

Steam Play will likely install compatibility tools that allow you to play games from your library.

After Blue Whale, new Momo WhatsApp Challenge is triggering suicide among teens
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After Blue Whale, new Momo WhatsApp Challenge is triggering suicide among teens

The challenge is believed to have taken life of a 12-year-old girl in Argentina.

Reddit says hacker has compromised user data from 2005 to May 2007
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Reddit says hacker has compromised user data from 2005 to May 2007

Hacker stole an old database backup containing very early Reddit user data from the site’s launch in 2005.

Search the word 'idiot' on Google, and you get image results of Donald Trump
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Search the word 'idiot' on Google, and you get image results of Donald Trump

Google showed pictures of Modi if one searched for "India's first Prime Minister" earlier.

Facebook reportedly testing redesigned upvote and downvote button for comments
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Facebook reportedly testing redesigned upvote and downvote button for comments

The buttons are aimed at allowing users to flag comments, thus reducing their visibility.

Reddit News Beta arrives for iOS, highlights news based on user engagement
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Reddit News Beta arrives for iOS, highlights news based on user engagement

The news tab features links to news outlets, along with videos and GIFs for various topics.

Instagram and YouTube are more popular among US teens than Facebook: Pew Research study
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Instagram and YouTube are more popular among US teens than Facebook: Pew Research study

Other surveys showed that girls are more likely to use Snapchat, while boys mostly use YouTube.

Reddit surpasses Facebook to become the third most visited online platform in the US
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Reddit surpasses Facebook to become the third most visited online platform in the US

On an average, users spend 15 minutes and 10 seconds on Reddit daily, in comparison to 10 minutes and 50 seconds on Facebook.

OnePlus removed the always-on display feature on the OnePlus 6 citing battery life concerns
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OnePlus removed the always-on display feature on the OnePlus 6 citing battery life concerns

A Reddit thread revealing a deleted reply from OnePlus states that the company's technical team decided to remove the feature at the last moment.

'Yanny' or 'laurel' debate explained: Where and how it began and why do some people hear it differently?
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'Yanny' or 'laurel' debate explained: Where and how it began and why do some people hear it differently?

The audio clip surprisingly comes from vocabulary.com for the word "laurel" which is the last place you can expect to hear something incorrectly.

Online abuse of women driven by misogyny, apathetic policing of internet; time to look beyond legal recourse for solution
India

Online abuse of women driven by misogyny, apathetic policing of internet; time to look beyond legal recourse for solution

Faceless trolls revel in the apathetic policing on the online space, where the focus area is on cyber-terrorism, and online abuse of women takes a backseat.

India's 'let's ban it' approach to anything that makes it uncomfortable online is a violation of human rights
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India's 'let's ban it' approach to anything that makes it uncomfortable online is a violation of human rights

The startling instances of Internet shutdowns put these initiatives in jeopardy and severely hamper freedom of expression and speech online.

Facebook's downvote button, not to be confused with a dislike button, is rolling out to more users
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Facebook's downvote button, not to be confused with a dislike button, is rolling out to more users

Mark Zuckerberg had said that this was being done to express empathy on posts that may reference topics where a "like" is not an appropriate response

Wikipedia launches new 'page preview' feature to allow users to peek at information without having to click on hyperlinks
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Wikipedia launches new 'page preview' feature to allow users to peek at information without having to click on hyperlinks

In 2017, Wikipedia deployed this feature as a default experience to all language Wikipedias, except English and German.

Hollywood gears up against deepfakes, the non-consensual AI-powered celebrity porn and might work on legislative fix
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Hollywood gears up against deepfakes, the non-consensual AI-powered celebrity porn and might work on legislative fix

Since there are no such legislations available the, the body will work to bring such a legislation in the forefront.

Reddit removes deepfakes and other related threads which publish non-consensual pornography
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Reddit removes deepfakes and other related threads which publish non-consensual pornography

Reddit changed its content policies after many online portals such as Twitter, Discord, PornHub, and Gyfcat removed it.

Twitter bans fake porn videos of celebrities including deepfakes' account
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Twitter bans fake porn videos of celebrities including deepfakes' account

As a part of the drive, Twitter also suspended @mydeepfakes, an account that posts deepfakes on the platform.