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Research Facebook reportedly testing out a
Author: 0 Facebook reportedly testing out a "downvote" (not dislike) button

While it's unclear how widely the dislike button is being tested, word of its existence didn't take long to spread, and those familiar with similar systems of ranking on other platforms took note. Moreover, the visibility of the post to which the comments were made would not be negatively impacted, so others would still be able to see the post in their news feeds.

Research Prince William says he couldn't 'cope' if Kate Middleton had twins
Author: 0 Prince William says he couldn't 'cope' if Kate Middleton had twins

Speaking to the Year 10 crowd, the 36-year-old Prince explained why the young royals brought together the best people in their fields to put their " heads together " to tackle cyber-bullying. He's set to become a father-of-three when the Duchess of Cambridge gives birth in April, but Prince William has admitted he's relieved Kate is not expecting twins.

Research VLC 3.0 Released with HDR, Chromecast Support
Author: 0 VLC 3.0 Released with HDR, Chromecast Support

Supports 360-degree video and 3D audio, up to thid order Ambisonics, with customizable HRTF. It's not often that one of the most beloved software projects on the planet gets a major update, but this weekend, VideoLAN's VLC was treated to the release of 3.0.

Research 3.8 billion miles! New Horizons spacecraft sends pictures from farthest vantage point
Author: 0 3.8 billion miles! New Horizons spacecraft sends pictures from farthest vantage point

Alan Stern, a planetary scientist at the Southwest Research Institute said, " New Horizons has always been a mission of firsts - first to explore Pluto, first to explore the Kuiper Belt , fastest spacecraft ever launched". New Horizons , in contrast, is just getting started. The New Horizons spacecraft is said to be in good condition and is now hibernating, with mission control planning to awaken it again on June 4 in preparation for a flyby of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69 in mid-2019.

Research Apple investigating exploding AirPod claim
Author: 0 Apple investigating exploding AirPod claim

A Florida man says one of his Apple AirPods started smoking as he was working out at a St. Petersburg gym. The explosive problems arise when a battery undergoes thermal runaway, or when its structure gets damaged, causing an increase in temperature and release of energy.

Research Volkswagen Arteon makes U.S. debut at Chicago Auto Show
Author: 0 Volkswagen Arteon makes U.S. debut at Chicago Auto Show

The Arteon is meant to "shape the brand", says Volkswagen , and carries the premium styling and interior accoutrements to make that happen. From the side, Arteon is accented by slit-like exhaust ports that stretch from the creased front fenders into the front doors.

Research LG V30S tipped to finally bring the upgrades the V30 needed
Author: 0 LG V30S tipped to finally bring the upgrades the V30 needed

The LG V30s is expected to carry a price-tag around $920 with sales supposed to start March 9. However, the LG V30s will have an internal storage space of 256GB, but the other hardware specifications would remain the same. If we compare this storage with the original LG V30 smartphone, it is four times more than it. This move to bring a V30-variant is reportedly a part of LG's new direction to extend the life of its premium handsets, rather than introducing new phones.

Research YouTube drops ads from vlogger's channels
Author: 0 YouTube drops ads from vlogger's channels

YouTube is taking further steps to ensure Logan Paul suffers fair consequences for his (repeated) stupid actions. On Friday, after reviewing a new video in which Paul tased two dead rats and attempted to give a living koi fish CPR , then sent out a Tweet promising to eat toxic Tide pods in exchange for retweets, YouTube temporarily pulled ads from Paul's channel.

Research Destiny 2 and Call of Duty: WWII drives earnings for Activision Blizzard
Author: 0 Destiny 2 and Call of Duty: WWII drives earnings for Activision Blizzard

The Home Depot, Inc. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has risen 46.45% since February 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.09% the S&P500. (AMGN) stock is Overbought or Oversold? (NASDAQ:FCBC) on Tuesday, October 3 with "Hold" rating. Activision Blizzard's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 20.55%.

Research Facebook testing 'downvote' button on users' comments
Author: 0 Facebook testing 'downvote' button on users' comments

At the moment, the button doesn't affect the appearance or ranking of the comment, post or Page for other users, and the test is only running for five per cent of English-language Android users in the US. He wants to do this by "protecting our community from abuse and hate" and "making sure that time spent on Facebook is time well spent". Research showed that most Facebook users (64%) approved of the likely change with 25% strongly approving of the new icons.

Research Police Arrest Man Wanted For Detroit Sex Assaults, Widely-Shared Child Porn
Author: 0 Police Arrest Man Wanted For Detroit Sex Assaults, Widely-Shared Child Porn

No charges have been filed in Alabama . Police began asking for the public's assistance after attempting to serve a warrant at Moore's home on Monday afternoon. "Anything you see on social media, you have to realize that this is a real person. The social media platform it's on has likely reported it, and we will have to decide on where we will go from there on the people who have posted ", Houston said.

Research Dontnod's Vampyr Releasing This June
Author: 0 Dontnod's Vampyr Releasing This June

It's also been delayed, but now it's back in the saddle for a finalized release date, as revealed during the final episode of the developer's Dontnod Presents Vampyr series of video diaries. In Vampyr , players take the role of Jonathan Reid, a doctor who has just returned from The Great War only to be turned into a vampire. Survive and fight against Vampyr hunters, undead skals, and other supernatural creatures.

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Author: 0 "Downloadable" Websites Or PWAs For Windows 10 Are Coming To Microsoft Store

Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 Redstone 4 Insider Preview build (aka Windows 10 Spring Creators Update ) and if any of us thought the development phase was nearly finished, we were definitely wrong. These apps will run in a sandboxed AppX container in Windows 10 and won't carry any browser window. Microsoft announced that Windows Developer Day is back! Developers would be able to monetize their apps, access telemetry data, and respond to reviews and comments.

Research Equities stage relief rally, halt 7-day slide on value-buying
Author: 0 Equities stage relief rally, halt 7-day slide on value-buying

Brokers said buying by domestic institutional investors (DIIs) and a mixed trend at other Asian bourses improved the market sentiment. Mumbai: Domestic equities on Thursday heaved a sigh of relief after corporate earnings and optimism in the Asian markets broke the seven-day losing streak, with benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty ending in the green.

Research Google faces class action lawsuit over
Author: 0 Google faces class action lawsuit over "defective" Pixel phones

We are saying this because Google has now revealed that its Camera app in the second-gen Pixel smartphones doesn't use the Visual Core chip after all. Immediately after the phones were launched, hundreds of customers complained directly to Google of "severe microphone issues", according to the complaint.

Research Google Drive now allows commenting on Microsoft Office files without converting them
Author: 0 Google Drive now allows commenting on Microsoft Office files without converting them

In addition to being able to view other document types, users can now take action on Office, PDF, or image files as if they were native Google Drive files. Google says this emphasizes their focus on offering "interoperability between G Suite and Microsoft Office products". The Drive plugin will also enable users to save incoming attachments from Outlook to Drive.

Research A look inside the DMZ between North and South Korea
Author: 0 A look inside the DMZ between North and South Korea

USA officials declined to offer details on the expected new sanctions beyond Pence's comments, citing concerns that any additional information could be used by those trying to skirt the new measures. "We are not going to use such a sports festival as the Winter Olympics as a political lever", the official reportedly said. Pence told reporters that despite disagreements over how to approach North Korea, the state of the alliance between the US and South Korea is "strong".

Research Why is the first modern Briton called Cheddar Man?
Author: 0 Why is the first modern Briton called Cheddar Man?

However, Cheddar Man had "ancestral" versions of all these genes, strongly suggesting he would have had "dark to black" skin tone, but combined with blue eyes. "The historical perspective that you get just tells you that things change, things are in flux, and what may seem as a cemented truth, that people feel the British should have white skin through time, is not at all something that is an immutable truth", Dr Yoan Dieckmann, a University College London who participated in the study, ...

Research Cases of Galaxy S9 leaked affirming Samsung new design
Author: 0 Cases of Galaxy S9 leaked affirming Samsung new design

After all, the beta testers too deserve some appreciation. A user in Vietnam has apparently received Android 8.0 Oreo update on their Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge . Like with any other major Android updates, make sure you back up your sensitive data before you upgrade, and that you have enough battery life, as well as access to an internet connection, to perform the update.

Research My Nintendo Rewards for Switch
Author: 0 My Nintendo Rewards for Switch

Regular digital buyers are about to get a boost from My Nintendo . Though the quality of the rewards available through My Nintendo isn't quite as good as what we could get through Club Nintendo, it's still been a fairly decent service.

Research Ford Ranger Raptor debuts with a diesel
Author: 0 Ford Ranger Raptor debuts with a diesel

Comparing the full-cab versions - the only Ranger Raptor available, and by far the most commonly bought F-150 Raptor configuration - it comes as no surprise that, at nearly 232 inches, the F-150 based Raptor is longer than the 213 inch Ranger version.

Research Smart TVs become new path for hackers to attack
Author: 0 Smart TVs become new path for hackers to attack

This could be done over the web. Consumer Reports is clear that none of the vulnerabilities it has found would allow the hacker to spy on the user or steal any of their information. Smart TVs represented more than half of all TV sales in the first half of 2017, according to market researcher GFK, and at this point, most sets being marketed are "smart".

Research 157 new emoji are coming this year
Author: 0 157 new emoji are coming this year

This emoji group also includes a bagel, cupcake or teddy bear. And if you're an animal lover, raccoons, llamas, lobsters and even microbes will also be represented in the update. This June, social media users will be able to replace their #mangoemoji with a real mango emoji, thanks to Unicode, and the Australian mango industry.

Research Vintage Gus Johnson emerges for Giannis alley-oop
Author: 0 Vintage Gus Johnson emerges for Giannis alley-oop

Little did The Greek Freak know, apparently, that he actually jumped over the 6-foot-6 NY guard Tim Hardaway Jr .to complete the score in an unbelievable manner that left everyone inside Madison Square Garden in awe. Standing in the way was Tim Hardaway Jr., who planted himself in the lane under the basket. "All I saw was [ Eric] Bledsoe ", he said, referring to the Bucks guard.

Research Noteworthy Stocks: The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Corning Inc. (GLW)
Author: 0 Noteworthy Stocks: The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Corning Inc. (GLW)

Great Lakes Advisors Llc who had been investing in Ralph Lauren Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $8.68B market cap company. DIS's average Beneish M-Score: -2.72 during the last 7 years. Also, Chairman Robert A. Iger sold 797,578 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 9th. Short interest, or the number of a stock's tradable shares now being shorted, is another metric investors use to get a pulse on sentiment.

Research Now Google might make a game console and game-streaming service
Author: 0 Now Google might make a game console and game-streaming service

Google has discussed Yeti with top-tier game developers, but it's unclear whether any of them will develop a game specifically for Yeti or only make existing streamed games available. Sony's version, which includes more than 600 games, costs $19.99 per month or $44.99 for three months. Whether the service is being worked on and whether it ever actually sees the light of day is another thing.

Research Reddit cracks down on involuntary pornography
Author: 0 Reddit cracks down on involuntary pornography

It's an inventive and relatively wholesome twist popularised by those who frequent Deepfakes , a subreddit where people paste famous people's faces onto porn actors by using a machine-learning algorithm . Then it imposes the photo in a video frame by frame, making the face swap completely glitch free. At the time of writing a Google search for the porn website combined with the term "deep (space) fakes" results in the top link taking you to a page filled with videos in which Wonder Woman ...

Research Jaguar puts iconic D-Type back into production
Author: 0 Jaguar puts iconic D-Type back into production

These will be a mixture of "short-nose" (the original version) and later "long-nose" bodywork variants according to customer preference. Two body styles are available: a 1955 Shortnose or 1956 Longnose. The engineering prototype is the 1956 Longnose, identifiable by its extended hood, characteristic tail fin behind the driver's head, wide-angle cylinder head and quick-change brake calipers.