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Groups Launch "How To Stop Facebook" Effort

A coalition of nonprofits on Wednesday debuted HowToStopFacebook.org, a fresh push to encourage greater government regulation of the social networking giant aimed at forcing the company to change its business model. From a report: The campaign hopes.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotOct 13th, 2021

Ubisoft Confirms The Division 2’s Next Major Update Will Launch In February 2022

Ubisoft has confirmed that the next major The Division 2 update will launch in February 2022, with full details due in January. The post Ubisoft Confirms The Division 2’s Next Major Update Will Launch In February 2022 appeared first on PlayStat.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

Gas giants: Can we stop cows from emitting so much methane?

That cow may look peaceful and harmless, munching on some grass in a verdant pasture......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

Best cheap Xbox One deals and bundles for November 2021

The Xbox One remains a capable console despite Microsoft's launch of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. Here are the best Xbox One deals for you to enjoy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Apple"s Privacy Rules to Blame For Facebook"s Lower Than Expected Quarterly Growth, Says Zuckerberg

Apple's privacy rules are "negatively affecting" Facebook, and its business, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg claimed during its most recent earnings call. MacRumors reports: As a quick refresher, starting with iOS 14.5 and all newer versions of iOS and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 44 min. ago

Facebook is having a tougher time managing vaccine misinformation than it is letting on, leaks suggest

In public, Facebook has touted the resources it has dedicated to tackling Covid-19 and vaccine misinformation, even scolding US President Joe Biden for his harsh criticism of the company's handling of the issue. In doing so, it claimed that "more tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News10 hr. 45 min. ago

FCC kicks China Telecom Americas out of US, cites Chinese government control

China Telecom Americas ordered to stop providing service in US within 60 days. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | MicroStockHub) The Federal Communications Commission today voted to block China Telecom Americas from the US market.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Bitcoin is largely controlled by a small group of investors and miners, study finds

It can be difficult to differentiate individual owners from larger groups and exchanges that hold currency for many users, but the NBER was able to skirt this challenge by using a specific data collection method capable of making the distinction. Wha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 44 min. ago

Judge turns down Activision"s request to pause California sexual harassment lawsuit over ethics violations

Activision Blizzard has been under investigation by multiple groups in the US in recent months for sexual harassment and discrimination against its female employees. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) opened a lawsuit aga.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 44 min. ago

SpaceX needs to tame toilet trouble before weekend launch

SpaceX is taming some toilet troubles in its capsules before it launches four more astronauts......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 44 min. ago

Parasite that replaces a fish"s tongue caught at Texas state park

An unknown person working at Galveston Island Sate Park, Texas Parks and Wildlife, has posted a picture of a unique fish that was caught at the park on Facebook—it has no natural tongue. Instead, it has a tongue made up of a group of parasites know.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 44 min. ago

More states are passing laws limiting authority to respond to public health emergencies

New data released today by the Temple University Center for Public Health Law Research on LawAtlas.org captures details of an emerging effort by states to limit executive authority to act in response to public health emergencies......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 44 min. ago

Far Cry 6 will taunt you with emails if you stop playing it

Players might find some mean emails in their inbox from Anton Castillo if they stop playing Far Cry 6......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 45 min. ago

Facebook Says It"s Refocusing Company on "Serving Young Adults"

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he's redirected teams within his company to "make serving young adults their north star." The comment, made on a call with investors this afternoon, speaks to Facebooks' concerns about declining usage among teens and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 45 min. ago

Tech"s Message To the Hill: We"re Not Facebook

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat will appear before Congress Tuesday with a key priority: distinguishing their practices from Facebook's. From a report: Facebook is under attack, and its tech peers don't want to get caught in the crossfire as lawmakers m.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 45 min. ago

TikTok, YouTube and Snap execs in Senate hot seat over social media"s impact on kids

Executives from TikTok, Snap and YouTube were grilled by Senators on Tuesday about the steps their platforms are taking to protect their young users, weeks after a Facebook executive faced tough questions on the same issue......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News14 hr. 45 min. ago

SpaceX fixes Crew Dragon toilet before this weekend"s launch

A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule is slated to take a group of professional astronauts to space this weekend. But first, NASA must look over and approve some changes SpaceX made to address some issues with a key component — the toilet......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News14 hr. 45 min. ago

Facebook to refocus its efforts toward serving younger users

Facebook, plagued by more controversy than usual recently, has found itself knee-deep in another problem following reports that it misled investors over declining teen and young adult user numbers. Both groups are spending less time on the social net.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News20 hr. 16 min. ago

Facebook misses on Q3 revenue expectations, blames Apple"s ATT changes

For the three months ending in September, Facebook recorded revenues of $29 billion, which is a 35 percent year-over-year increase. Net income reached $9.19 billion, with earnings of $3.22 per diluted share. For reference, analysts were expecting rev.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News20 hr. 16 min. ago

Scientists discover phenomenon of ultra-long spin relaxation in 2D van der Waals magnetic materials

Groups of scientists found in 2017 that long-range magnetic order can stably existence at atomic layer thickness in two-dimensional (2D) van der Waals (vdW) materials. This significant discovery provides ideal materials platform for the realization o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 16 min. ago

Third-gen Oura Ring gets more temperature sensors, updated heart rate monitor

The third-generation Oura Ring smart ring has a new sensor array and a variety of new software features coming at launch and into next year......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 17 min. ago