‘Civilization VI’ brings its addictive empire-building to the iPhone

‘Civilization VI’ brings its addictive empire-building to the iPhone

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‘Civilization VI’ brings its addictive empire-building to the iPhone Fans of Civilization VI who want to create an empire while on the go have another option for how to do so — it’s now available on iPhone. There’s good news for iPad…

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AI catches fake news by gauging the accuracy of its source

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AI catches fake news by gauging the accuracy of its source Internet giants are getting better at countering fake news. For the most part, though, they screen content on a story-by-story basis and only block entire outlets well after they’ve done significant…

Twitter brings a data-saving feature to its main mobile app

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Twitter brings a data-saving feature to its main mobile app To date, invoking Twitter’s data-saving mode on your phone has meant either installing Twitter Lite or relying on the mobile web version. You won’t have to make that compromise from now on,…

Facebook political ad policy also blocked LGBT messages

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Facebook political ad policy also blocked LGBT messages Facebook’s tougher political advertising policy has had more unintended side-effects. The Washington Post has discovered that the social network inadvertently blocked dozens of LGBT-themed ads after its screening system (which includes automated and… Continue…

Facebook tests Snapchat-like map for Nearby Friends

Facebook tests Snapchat-like map for Nearby Friends

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Facebook tests Snapchat-like map for Nearby Friends Facebook’s eagerness to replicate Snapchat features might extend beyond particularly conspicuous elements like Stories and selfie filters. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch that it’s testing a rework of Nearby Friends that introduces visuals u……

Stock brokerage giant TD Ameritrade bets on a new cryptocurrency exchange

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Stock brokerage giant TD Ameritrade bets on a new cryptocurrency exchange Stock brokerage giant TD Ameritrade bets on a new cryptocurrency exchange  CNBC High-speed traders back new cryptocurrency market  Financial News TD Ameritrade, Trading Giant Virtu Invest in US Cryptocurrency Exchange  CCN Full coverage Continue…

How to reclaim hard drive space after upgrading to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update

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On Windows 10, the October 2018 Update (version 1809) installation process makes a copy of the current setup in the event that your device needs to undo the changes as a result of problems during the upgrade. Continue Reading . . ….

Google Translate for iOS can speak in your local accent

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Until now, using Google Translate on your iPhone has meant listening to the same pronunciation for translations no matter where you live. That’s not very considerate, and potentially a problem if you live in countries where foreign accents could make comprehension difficult….

Jon Favreau’s streaming ‘Star Wars’ series is ‘The Mandalorian’

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Jon Favreau’s streaming ‘Star Wars’ series is ‘The Mandalorian’ We still don’t know the name of Disney’s subscription streaming service, but we do have some details for a live-action Star Wars show that will appear on it. Jon Favreau announced on Instagram…

Google Translate for iOS can speak in your local accent

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Until now, using Google Translate on your iPhone has meant listening to the same pronunciation for translations no matter where you live. That’s not very considerate, and potentially a problem if you live in countries where foreign accents could make comprehension difficult….

Google Translate for iOS can speak in your local accent

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Until now, using Google Translate on your iPhone has meant listening to the same pronunciation for translations no matter where you live. That’s not very considerate, and potentially a problem if you live in countries where foreign accents could make comprehension difficult….

LG’s first hybrid smartwatch is mix of ambition and compromise

LG’s first hybrid smartwatch is mix of ambition and compromise

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LG’s first hybrid smartwatch is mix of ambition and compromise On paper, LG’s Watch W7 should provide a first-class Wear OS experience and the longevity of a regular analog watch — in other words, the best of all wearable worlds. After a…

Netflix’s ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ trades kitsch for pentagrams

Netflix’s ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ trades kitsch for pentagrams

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Netflix’s ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ trades kitsch for pentagrams Kiernan Shipka might be best known for her work as Sally Draper on Mad Men, but since then she’s had a number of roles that should change your perception of her. Now we…

Researchers may have found the first signs of an exomoon

Researchers may have found the first signs of an exomoon

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Researchers may have found the first signs of an exomoon Over the last couple of decades, we’ve spotted thousands of planets outside of our solar system — Kepler alone has confirmed more than 2,600. But so far, we’ve haven’t found any exomoons,…

Japan Set to Allow Gene Editing in Human Embryos

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Japan has issued draft guidelines that allow the use of gene-editing tools in human embryos. The proposal was released by an expert panel representing the country’s health and science ministries on 28 September. Continue Reading . . . https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/japan-set-to-allow-gene-editing-in-human-embryos/