Facebook disables hundreds of accounts tied to Russian news agency for hiding their identity

The social network said hundreds of pages had originated in Russia, including a network of accounts that touched on regional weather and sports but actually served as way for Russian state-owned ...

39 minutes ago from The Washington Post

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The coffees you've never heard of which face extinction

Of 124 coffees in the world, we only drink two, but we need to protect all of them, say scientists.

14 hours ago from BBC News

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U.S. legislation steps up pressure on Huawei and ZTE, China calls it 'hysteria'

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced bills on Wednesday that would ban the sale of U.S. chips or other components to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], ZTE Corp or other Chinese ...

6 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Biggest EVER collection of breached data including more than a BILLION email addresses and passwords

The largest data breach has been discovered which exposed 1,160,253,228 unique combinations of email addresses and passwords to hackers of people around the world.

40 minutes ago from Daily Mail

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YouTube bans dangerous prank videos and challenges after people drive cars blindfolded

Videos have seen people pretend children's parents have died and one man shot dead while attempting to use an encyclopedia as a shield

Wed 16 Jan 19 from The Independent

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The Razr phone is back! Motorola to launch $1,500 reboot of the iconic device next month

After being buried in a digital grave since 2008, Lenovo-owned Motorola is set to revive the world's most popular flip phone, the Razr, with a $1,500 version that includes a folding screen.

18 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Fortnite bug gave hackers access to millions of player accounts, researchers say

You might want to double-check your credit card statements.

22 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Microsoft gives $500 million to support housing development around Seattle

One of the unfortunate consequences of hosting big businesses is the crowding that comes along with them. In the Seattle, Washington area, homelessness and the working poor are problems that ...

10 minutes ago from Techspot

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LG Tipped To Debut Smartphone With Optional Secondary Display Attachment

As smartphone fans wait in anticipation for Samsung to roll out its folding screen Galaxy F, LG is cooking up something a bit different that will still give smartphone users more screen space. ...

39 minutes ago from HotHardware

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Microsoft Testing Separating Search And Cortana In Windows

Microsoft has tried putting Cortana into many places, such as Windows where the digital assistant can be found in the search bar. However it seems that Microsoft is now trying a different approach ...

3 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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