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Google tightens measures to remove extremist content on YouTube

Google is rolling out more measures to identify and remove terrorist content on YouTube , saying there should be "no place for terrorist content on our services". To describe it simply, adverts that attempt to lure folks to join the ranks of a terrorist organisation will redirect users to content that debunk terrorist recruiting messages.



Cladding used in London's Grenfell Tower is 'banned in Britain'

Families of the victims and residents of Grenfell said they were furious that the local government had for years ignored their complaints about the building's lack of measures in case of fire and had not adequately attended to survivors of the blaze.


Motorola Moto C Plus India launch today

Motorola Moto C Plus India launch today

Motorola will be live streaming the Moto C Plus launch in India. And now it appears that the update has started rolling out, as Moto G4 Play users in Brazil have started receiving the Nougat update. While Moto C Plus which was also first launched globally last month it is now coming to India. It has 2GB RAM and has a 16GB internal memory which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card.


Rocket League announced for Switch with cross-network play

Rocket League announced for Switch with cross-network play

But Rocket League is also an undeniable phenomenon that exploded back when it launched on the PlayStation 4 in July of 2015 and remains insanely popular nearly two years later thanks to continued updates and support. This game has players exploring space and battling enemies in ships that they can build in real life, hot-swapping components on the fly to get an edge in battle.



Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7b

The food distributor sank $1.15, or 1.2 percent, to $54.38. Whole Foods will keep operating stores under its name. Online delivery of groceries so far has been tough for any company to pull off because of customers' concerns about the quality of meat and produce, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter said.


Sony continues to lock PS4 players out of cross-platform play

Sony continues to lock PS4 players out of cross-platform play

But I know what you're asking about. Most of the development for cross-platform play is presumably down to the developer, rather than Sony to enable a network to support it. Announced during Sony's PS VR sizzle reel, Monsters of the Deep: Final Fantasy 15 has been described by our very own Jake Green as a "fishing with the boys sim", and I couldn't have put it better myself.