Is Twitter really changing its algorithm to be more like Facebook?

Rumors that Twitter will implement a Facebook-style algorithm to curate users' feeds has raised concerns that the site could lose its distinctiveness as a real-time social platform. 

4 hours ago from The Christian Science Monitor

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Repairing Your iPhone Home Button From An Unofficial Repair Shop Can Brick Your Phone

 Going to an unauthorized Apple technician to repair your home button can cost you a lot of money. On Friday, The Guardian reported that thousands of iPhone users encountered a mysterious ...

Sat 6 Feb 16 from TechCrunch

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Reports of Twitter Shifting To An Algorithm Timeline Next Week Might Be Premature

The internet has been buzzing angrily after Buzzfeed published a post that indicated that Twitter was moving away from its timeline and towards an algorithm generated feed next week. That might ...

21 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Twitter clips wings on terror tweets - CNET

Social network suspends roughly 125,000 accounts linked to terror groups.

Fri 5 Feb 16 from CNET Cutting Edge

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New Tarantula Species Named After Johnny Cash

The spider was discovered near Folsom State Prison in California

Fri 5 Feb 16 from TIME

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Deadpool: no rules, no consequences, lots of dick jokes

The new Marvel Cinematic Universe movie Deadpool helpfully sets the bar during its opening minutes, when its wisecracking eponymous protagonist compares an unpleasant taste to ...

16 hours ago from The Verge

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Google Wants Its Driverless Cars to Be Wireless Too

The budding carmaker is investigating technology for plugless recharging its EVs

Fri 5 Feb 16 from IEEE Spectrum

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Before iRobot conquered the living room, its bots roamed the battlefield

iRobot may be best known for its cute cleaning bots, but the company's origins are as much about military hardware as home helpers. It won its first major contract with DARPA in ...

49 minutes ago from The Verge

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This is what happens when you swing an iPhone around your head (while skiing) - CNET

Technically Incorrect: A video of a man skiing down a mountain and apparently swinging an iPhone 6 around on a string mesmerizes YouTube.

2 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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NFL welcomes startup ideas for the future of football

Tomorrow, the biggest event in football will take place in Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. But today, a group of technology entrepeneurs gathered in an auditorium at ...

22 hours ago from Engadget

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