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US election was most 'talked about' in 2016: Facebook

The US presidential election was the most "talked about" topic on Facebook in 2016, in a year filled with discussion and debate on issues that were both serious and light-hearted.

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google invites third parties to make Assistant smarter - CNET

The tech giant opens up development tools for Google Assistant, the software that powers its Google Home smart speaker.

15 hours ago from CNET

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Facebook now lets anyone make their own Snapchat-like photo frame

Facebook continues to flesh out its in-app camera features, releasing a new tool that lets members of the public create and submit their own custom photo frames for others to use. ...

8 hours ago from The Verge

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Andreessen in hot water for texts he sent Zuckerberg

 Facebook’s board was sued earlier this year, with investors alleging that their interests were not adequately represented when Zuckerberg was permitted to sell most of his shares ...

15 hours ago from TechCrunch

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HBO Go, HBO Now now available in VR on Google Daydream

Google’s Daydream View virtual reality headset has a promising future, but in my review last month I clamored for more content.        

24 hours ago from USA today

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Hulu is finally rolling out individual streaming profiles

Sharing a streaming service account is convenient, but it also runs the risk of jacking up your queued shows and movies or those important recommendations. To help keep your personal ...

22 hours ago from Engadget

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Twitter reverses update that 'accidentally' killed the @ symbol in replies

If you were using Twitter this evening and noticed a distinct lack of @-symbols in your mentions, you weren't alone. Twitter has confirmed that it 'accidentally' pushed an 'experiment ...

13 hours ago from The Verge

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Apple reportedly in talks to offer movies on iTunes that are still in theaters

Good news for those who dislike crowds, queues, and the noise of other people eating: Apple is reportedly in talks with a number of Hollywood studios to allow movies that are still in theaters ...

Thu 8 Dec 16 from Techspot

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NBC to shutter 'Breaking News' service

NBC News said Thursday it was shutting down its popular Breaking News services for alerts on developing stories at the end of December, citing a lack of revenue.

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Protect your privacy during turbulent times—a hacker's guide to being cyber-safe

Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, ruled that a man's house is his castle. This ...

Thu 8 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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