The truth about Facebook: how to win 2bn friends and destroy civilisation – The Times


The Times

The truth about Facebook: how to win 2bn friends and destroy civilisation
The Times
We think it's a harmless way to stay in touch with friends. The truth is far more destructive. Award-winning writer John Lanchester investigates how Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard jape grew into the biggest surveillance enterprise in the history of mankind.
Rumors That Facebook Is Secretly Recording You Refuse to DieGizmodo


Mark Zuckerberg is back in China as Facebook eyes opportunity to finally enter the countryBusiness Insider
Zuckerberg visits China again, meets studentsBusiness Standard

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NASA finds possible interstellar object in our solar system – the first ever observed – Sacramento Bee


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NASA finds possible interstellar object in our solar system – the first ever observed
Sacramento Bee
What NASA has referred to as an “unusual object” is 400 meters in diameter, moved quickly through our inner solar system over the past two months and may be the first interstellar asteroid to be observed by astronomers. The object, called A/2017 U1 for
Mysterious object flying through space could be first visitor from another solar systemNew York Daily News


3 Things You Need To Know About The Interstellar Object [Infographic]Forbes
Astronomers may have found solar system's first observed interstellar objectUPI.com
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Stephen Hawking’s PhD thesis was so popular it broke Cambridge University’s website – New York Daily News


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Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis was so popular it broke Cambridge University's website
New York Daily News
Scientist Stephen Hawking's 1966 thesis entitled “Properties of expanding universes” was viewed more than 2 million times within days of it being made public. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images). BY Megan Cerullo. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Saturday …
Professor Stephen Hawking's PhD viewed two million timesBBC News


Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis crashed its host website. This is what it says in simple termsScroll.in
Stephen Hawking thesis makes Cambridge University's website crashPulse Headlines
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Apple fires iPhone X engineer after daughter’s hands-on video goes viral – The Verge


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Apple fires iPhone X engineer after daughter's hands-on video goes viral
The Verge
Apple has reportedly dismissed an engineer after his daughter's iPhone X hands-on video went viral on YouTube. Brooke Amelia Peterson published a vlog earlier this week, which included a trip to the Apple campus to visit her father and see an
Where are the iPhone X carrier deals?CNET


Apple's iPhone X proves it: Silicon Valley is getting emotionalComputerworld
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I went to Best Buy to buy a Pixel 2 and it was strange – CNET


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I went to Best Buy to buy a Pixel 2 and it was strange
CNET
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. best-buy-store.jpg Enlarge Image. The home of sales objectivity? Best Buy. When Google's Pixel 2 and 2XL phones launched last week, I went to a Verizon store
Google Pixel 2 XL Display Review: Are The Problems Serious — Or Not?Forbes


Google appears to be admitting that the Pixel 2 XL display is inferior to the Pixel 2 displayBGR
Google Photos Update Brings Fresh Lens Animation For PixelAndroid Headlines
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Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aimé on the evolution of Super Mario Odyssey – TechCrunch


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Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aimé on the evolution of Super Mario Odyssey
TechCrunch
From the outside, at least, Nintendo is a study in contradictions, at once devoted to the constant development of new gaming experiences, while remaining deferential and staunchly loyal to its past. Fittingly, the gaming giant's American president
What constitutes a spoiler?Destructoid


Taking a Dip in Super Mario Odyssey's Lake Kingdom – Linked Together Season 2 Episode 3IGN
Super Mario Odyssey: Here's How to Get it (And Find a Switch)WIRED
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Atomic-level images reveal the reason behind exploding batteries – PerfScience


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Atomic-level images reveal the reason behind exploding batteries
PerfScience
A research project aiming to find the reason behind exploding batteries has analyzed atomic-level images of dendrites. The research team noted that these dendrites are capable of penetrating the battery compartments and this process fails the battery.
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Rumors That Facebook Is Secretly Recording You Refuse to Die – Gizmodo


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Rumors That Facebook Is Secretly Recording You Refuse to Die
Gizmodo
Is Mark Zuckerberg spying on you? Oh, yes, absolutely. Is he secretly recording your voice like, all the time? Probably not. Flash plugin failed to load. 00:00. 00:00. Per the BBC, Facebook was once again compelled to shoot down rumors it is secretly
Mark Zuckerberg is back in China as Facebook eyes opportunity to finally enter the countryBusiness Insider



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Google Is Looking Into Android 8.1 Beta Install Failures – Android Headlines


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Google Is Looking Into Android 8.1 Beta Install Failures
Android Headlines
Google is looking into Android 8.1 beta installation failures, as reports have been coming in from users on the Pixel User Community over at the Google Product Forums about the update not completing. According to various users, notifications came in
Android Circuit: Huge Galaxy X Leaks, Galaxy S9 Hidden Feature, Nintendo's Android SurpriseForbes


Google appears to be admitting that the Pixel 2 XL display is inferior to the Pixel 2 displayBGR
Google said there's nothing wrong with the display of its flagship smartphone — but it's going to fix it anywayBusiness Insider
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Mysterious object flying through space could be first visitor from another solar system – New York Daily News


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Mysterious object flying through space could be first visitor from another solar system
New York Daily News
Not only does NASA not know what the mysterious object is, they also have no idea where it came from, according to a news release. Because it's not behaving like a typical space rock native to our system, scientists are weighing the possibility that it
'Alien' asteroid spotted dive-bombing our solar systemCNET


Astronomers Race to Study a Mystery Object From Outside Our Solar SystemNew York Times
Object spotted 'going extremely fast' through our solar system, and astronomers aren't entirely sure what it isRichmond.com
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