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Facebook Reportedly Testing "Downvote" Feature For Some Users

When a downvote button is tapped, it hides a comment and few reporting options appear allowing users to click " Offensive ", " Misleading " or " Off Topic "...


Apple AirPod Smokes, Then Blows Up

Startled by the smoke, Colon removed the headphones and placed them on a bench to get help. When he examined the right ear bud, it looked charred. "It was a...


Asteroid bigger than a blue whale is heading for Earth today

That asteroid , also discovered by the Catalina Sky Survey, was estimated to be between 15m and 30m (50-100ft) in size. Unlike the Chelyabinsk rock, though, ...


Jobless Rate Down, Labour Participation Rate Up In Windsor

That was enough to hike the unemployment rate to 5.9%. The drop reflected a record loss of 137,000 part-time jobs, and a 49,000 gain in full-time work. "But t...


Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's 'best and final' takeover bid

Qualcomm ultimately decided that being acquired by Broadcom only undervalues the company itself and its acquisition for NXP Semiconductors. Qualcomm said it n...


Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Android 8.0 Oreo accidentally rolls out

The revelation comes from SamMobile following the Oreo rollout to the aforementioned devices in Germany earlier today . Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners have bee...


Take-Two Interactive "Impressed" With Nintendo Switch Sales Momentum

My Nintendo members already earn Gold Points by buying qualifying games. If you want to use your gold points for discounts on 3DS games, you can still do t...


First Modern Britons Had 'Dark To Black' Skin, Scientists Find

Since the DNA contained in the bone powder was in oddly good nick, the scientists were able to sequence Cheddar Man's genome and draw conclusions about his ...


Alphabet rolls its Nest good house unit again into Google

Today's announcement comes just a few months after the Wall Street Journal reported a possible integration of the entire Nest team into Google to assist wit...


Thirty-Two Russian Athletes Appealing For Olympic Spots

The 32 athletes all failed to pass the mandatory International Olympic Committee vetting for Russian athletes - imposed as a result of Russian doping at the 201...


PS4 Update 5.50 Beta Brings Parental Controls To Limit Kids' Playtime

This new feature is accessed in Settings - Family management and can be controlled on the PS4 or by logging into the PS account via a web browser on a PC or a...


Spec Comparison: Huawei Mate 10 vs Huawei Mate 10 Pro

As we all know that, Huawei's new Mate 10 Pro is not compatible to work on any United States carriers, the company is launching this phone with an unlocke...


Ancient spiders, preserved in amber

There's that one feature you've probably noticed already that you might not expect to find at all in a spider: a long, segmented, whip-like tail that resembles ...


Shocking | 21 people contract HIV in UP, after quack uses infected needle

Officials informed that a medical camp was organised by the state's health department at Bangarmau in Unnao district on February 3 and during Elisa and othe...


Apple's upcoming 6.1-inch iPhone will smash all iPhone sales records

However, Apple is a very shrewd operator and could offer Qualcomm a share in the chip supply in return for an out of court settlement in the patent lawsuit...


Xiaomi aims to narrow Thai digital divide with accessibly priced Redmi 5A

Honor 9 Lite smartphone is recently launched in India and the biggest highlight of the phone is the quad camera on the phone. Though the invite doesn't me...


Here's why Apple is offering free iPhone repairs

For the next quarter, the company is projecting a revenue of $60 billion compared to $51.5 billion this time past year as it prepares to release its HomePod sma...


Doping: More athletes from Russian Federation may make it to Olympics

Bach also admitted the IOC had concerns over the judging at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. On Saturday, the International Olympic Committee said that 13 of the 2...


Bark Bar to Host "Puppy Bowl"

To get you ready for the cuddly competitions - and provide a break from news of political infighting, flu outbreaks and other ways 2018 has gotten off to a chal...


Trans Mountain expansion will be built, Trudeau says

Trudeau said Canada needs to get Alberta's oil safely to markets other than the United States. Eric Adams, an associate professor in the faculty of law at th...


Counter-Strike Co-Creator Arrested Over Sexual Exploitation Of A Child

In a statement provided to Mashable, video game developer Valve said that Cliffe has been suspended until more details come out. Cliffe has been a part of Val...


Mars Curiosity Rover Sends Back Photo of Massive Mount Sharp

The Curiosity Rover took the images before northern Mars' winter solstice, a season of clear skies, NASA reported. The photo itself is actually a mosaic of i...


Super blue blood moon 2018: What you probably missed

Wednesday's moon will be the second closest of 2018 after the one on January 1. This one also happened to be an especially close and bright moon, or supermoon ...


Union Budget 2018: Bitcoin Is Officially Illegal In India

Malaysia-based Belfrics had launched its bitcoin exchange in India a year ago and Vijaykumar had told THE WEEK recently that it has stopped taking any fre...




Spotify launches standalone app 'Stations' for free playlist listening

Experiment or not, Stations is the latest tool in Spotify's arsenal as the company continues its rivalry with competing music services. Stations will of...


Apple being probed by U.S. agencies over iPhone slowdown

The company later retracted this, stating: "We have never - and would never - do anything to intentionally shorten the life of any Apple product, or degrade t...


Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Sales Close In On 5 Million

Believe it or not, it's best to capture them rather than always go for the kill. The first DLC coming to Monster Hunter World is Deviljho, a Monster Hunt...


Researchers are teaching an orca to speak human words

The team says this display of imitation helps explain how pods of wild killer whales create their own dialect, and how captive whales change their calls to fit ...


Andre Drummond replacing John Wall in All-Star game

Though Drummond was right to be upset at the snub , he kind of sounded a bit immature by immediately hopping on Twitter to complain. The Heat, which own the Ea...


IPhone SE 2: Will 2018 see the launch of this phone?

The iPhone X is Apple's high-end smartphone model and starts at a list price of $999. The new iPhone X will have a slight bump in capacity, with 2,800 m...


Facebook bans cryptocurrency ads

With Facebook now cracking down on cryptocurrency ads, legitimate projects may also bear the brunt of the prohibition and will have to explore other avenues for...


Verizon's plan to sell Huawei phone suffocated by political pressure

Meanwhile, the Verizon did seem to be cooperating with the company, but they too were under high pressure. Amidst pressure from the U.S. government not to d...


Milwaukee Bucks: Jabari Parker medically cleared to return on Friday

Parker's injury was the second time he tore the ACL in the same knee. Parker underwent reconstructive surgery on Valentine's Day a year ago and has been on the ...