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Kim Fears Coup in NKorea if he Attends Summit With Trump

Kim Fears Coup in NKorea if he Attends Summit With Trump Pompeo added he was "very hopeful" the summit would still go ahead on 12 June. When asked if there could be an incremental approach, providing incentives along the way to the North, he said, "I don't think I want to totally commit myself". -South Korean military exercises. -South Korean "Max Thunder" air combat drills. Talks between the Koreas will likely resume after Friday, once Max Thunder fi... [Full Article...]

Officially announced the continuation of the cult game STALKER 2

Officially announced the continuation of the cult game STALKER 2 Sergiy Grygorovich, the head of Stalker developer GSC Game World, announced Stalker 2 on Tuesday but the website he linked to is now unavailable. Stalker 2 was originally revealed back in 2010, but it didn't get very far before everything-the game and the studio-fell apart. Hopefully, though, with three years in which to make the game, GSC Game World will deliver this time around. [Full Article...]

Nudity, hate speech and spam: Facebook reveals how much content it kills

Nudity, hate speech and spam: Facebook reveals how much content it kills Even after all that disabling, though, Facebook has said that 3 percent to 4 percent of its active monthly users are fake , meaning up to 88 million fake accounts slip through. Almost all were dealt with before any alert was raised, the company said. The only category AI flagged first less than 86 percent of the time was hate speech , which it flagged first 38 percent of the time. [Full Article...]

Uber ends forced arbitration agreements of sexual assault claims

Uber ends forced arbitration agreements of sexual assault claims Uber said the women will now have the choice of bringing their individual assault claims to arbitration , meditation or open court. The new policy applies to Uber employees and drivers as well. The company will no longer require confidentiality as part of settlement agreements in lawsuits pertaining to sexual assault or harassment. Uber has been dealing with a series of recent scandals. [Full Article...]

Sex Scandal: R. Kelly's Songs Removed From Spotify's Playlists

Sex Scandal: R. Kelly's Songs Removed From Spotify's Playlists This policy has also been applied to rapper XXXTentacion , "is facing charges in Florida that include aggravated battery of a pregnant woman and witness tampering, was also removed from playlists as of Thursday", according to the New York Times . [Full Article...]

You Can Now Buy Movie Tickets With Google Assistant

You Can Now Buy Movie Tickets With Google Assistant Another feature which is hidden is the split view feature. Google Photos is gaining new features like the ability to convert photos directly into PDF files; to separate subjects from the background in photos and pop the color or turn the background black and white; or to colorize your older black and white photos. [Full Article...]

Walmart buys 77% stake in Flipkart for $16 billion

Walmart buys 77% stake in Flipkart for $16 billion Walmart's investment includes $2 billion in new equity funding , which the companies say will be used to spur Flipkart's growth. While further investments in Flipkart could bring down Walmart's overall stake in the company , it said that it would retain "clear majority ownership ". [Full Article...]

Google Revamps Google News Initiative, Newscast and More

Google Revamps Google News Initiative, Newscast and More The idea, according to Google Maps Senior Product Manager Sophia Lin, is that "in addition to helping you get where you need to go, we'll help you discover new places to eat and things to do around you". The Google Maps team have even been experimenting with an animated guide character that you can follow, such as the animated fox shown briefly in the demo. [Full Article...]

Apple may launch triple rear camera iPhone in 2019

Apple may launch triple rear camera iPhone in 2019 This means that a triple lens rear camera would likely be reserved for the highest-end models such as a third-generation iPhone X or iPhone X Plus - both that are presumed to be launching in September 2019. Apple is also expected to unveil three new iPhones in 2018 as well. In addition to this, the third lens might support 3x optical zoom. This would be the first time Apple will launch an iPho... [Full Article...]

New Map Landmarks and Hidden Locations in Fortnite Season 4

New Map Landmarks and Hidden Locations in Fortnite Season 4 The lead up to Season 4's debut suggested that the comet would finally crash and that we would get a superhero-themed season. As we all assumed, some big changes have been made to the map - the comet has landed, and it's taken out one of the game's named areas. [Full Article...]

Red Dead Redemption 2: 11 Things We Want To See

Red Dead Redemption 2: 11 Things We Want To See Rockstar Games have taken to social media and their official website to let the word out in advanced that Red Dead Redemption 2 will gain a third trailer on May 2nd. It also provided a glimpse of the game's protagonist Arthur Morgan . Wednesday's new RDR2 trailer might provide some details. Furthermore, a press release submitted to App Trigger stated that Red Dead Redemption 2 will b... [Full Article...]

Upcoming Apple iPhone Could Be Missing Some Features

Apple's CFO previously said the company would provide an update on that money with this quarter's results. He and other analysts cut their iPhone sales estimates, and Apple shares where are down nearly 8 percent in the past two weeks. With every release of a new iPhone, the price increases and while that does not seems to affect the sales of the Apple iPhone, it looks like Apple will still ... [Full Article...]

Here's When Ford Will Cease Production Of Its US Lineup Of Cars

Here's When Ford Will Cease Production Of Its US Lineup Of Cars It's no secret Ford is now focusing on crossovers, SUVs, pickup trucks, and commercial vehicles to increase sales in North America. "Fiesta and Taurus could be eliminated from Ford's offerings as early as next year, but the Fusion could remain in the company's lineup for several more years", according to The Washington Post . [Full Article...]

Dow Jones falls over 420 points

Industrials fell 0.6 per cent as shares of railroad companies lost ground. But later in the day, the industrial giant's stock declined, closing the session down 6.8%. Apple (AAPL) dipped 0.5%, while Facebook (FB) rose 0.3% ahead of its first-quarter results, due out after today's close. Cree swept ahead 11% after earnings of 4 cents per share and a 4% rise in revenue for its fiscal third ... [Full Article...]

BMW iX3 concept unveiled at Beijing Motor Show

BMW iX3 concept unveiled at Beijing Motor Show Well, yes it has but BMW makes the point that the i3 is specifically an i-badged model, so part of the quasi-experimental i-range, whereas the iX3, in spite of having i in its name, is part of the "core" BMW brand line-up, so is kinda technically BMW's first electric auto. [Full Article...]

Roku Stock Falls After Best Buy Switches To Amazon Smart TV Software

Roku Stock Falls After Best Buy Switches To Amazon Smart TV Software The Fire Edition TVs by Insignia and Toshiba are created to work seamlessly with Amazon's own voice assistant Alexa . Best Buy is the unlikely candidate that will be selling TVs with Amazon's voice assistant. The companies, which are two of the biggest electronics retailers in the U.S., on Wednesday revealed a new multiyear partnership to sell the next generation of TVs running Amazon's F... [Full Article...]

Court bans Telegram messaging app in Russian Federation

Court bans Telegram messaging app in Russian Federation The court pointed out that Telegram would remain blocked in Russia until it provides encryption keys to the Russian authorities. One of the fastest growing social networks and messaging apps in the world, Telegram , has been hit with a ban from Russian authorities. [Full Article...]

A New BioShock Game Is Reportedly in the Works

A New BioShock Game Is Reportedly in the Works According to Mafia 3 developer Hangar 13, a new BioShock title is in the works at a top-secret studio at 2K Games. The news comes as part of a new Kotaku report that details some of this issues that both plagued Mafia III during development and the studio post-launch. [Full Article...]

Tesla Removed from Crash Investigation for Violating NTSB Rules

Tesla Removed from Crash Investigation for Violating NTSB Rules Tesla also argues that the NTSB is not telling the full story, claiming that the agency has released statements concerning the crash while telling the tech company not to do so. Tesla is targeting production of its Model Y SUV to begin in November 2019 at its Fremont, California, plant, according to a Reuters report citing two sources "with knowledge of the supply chain". [Full Article...]

Instagram will soon let users download their data, similar to Google Takeout

Instagram will soon let users download their data, similar to Google Takeout When you're done, you can add creative tools like filters , stickers and text to your photo or video before sending to your friends on Instagram Direct or adding to your story". It's also unclear whether photos and videos will export in the full fidelity that they're uploaded or displayed in, or whether they'll be compressed. [Full Article...]


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