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Russian company spent $100000 on Facebook advertising during USA election

Russian company spent $100000 on Facebook advertising during USA election

Facebook acknowledged in a blog post on Wednesday that 470 accounts "affiliated with one another and likely operated out of Russia" purchased around 3,000 ads between June 2015 and May 2017. Facebook says it has discovered a Russian-funded campaign to promote divisive social and political messages on its network. Warner and other members of the US Senate and House intelligence committees are working to uncover the role that social media companies played in political influence campaigns.


Forza Motorsport 7 demo will be released on September 19th

Forza Motorsport 7 demo will be released on September 19th

Look for TheHDRoom's review of Forza Motorsport 7 , which will hit closer to launch. Speaking to the forthcoming coming demo, Microsoft says it'll come with three "unique racing experiences" that let players tour three different cars around three different tracks.


AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Team to Develop Mobile Authentication Solution

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Team to Develop Mobile Authentication Solution

Two-factor authentication (sometimes called two-step verification, or something similar) is a security option that's been offered by more and more websites over the past few years. Wireless and fixed network speeds in the US have been steadily increasing, although the nation still lags behind many other countries, according to the latest Speedtest data from the Internet diagnostics firm Ookla.


Whatsapp Now Has PIP Video Calling And Texts Status Updates

Whatsapp Now Has PIP Video Calling And Texts Status Updates

The other new feature, is the ability to write text-only updates as users' WhatsApp status. This attempt of the recent update with the latest feature is to boost user on this messaging platform, which has already a billion users globally. Ever since then, many mobile applications have brought this popular feature of PiP mode on their platforms. Moreover, the second feature lets users avail text-only updates as their status with extra options of changing the background color and adding the text ...


Google Drive desktop app is getting shut down soon

Google Drive desktop app is getting shut down soon

Made available to most users back in July , Backup and Sync essentially combines the old desktop version of Google Drive with the desktop image uploader Google Photos . While Backup and Sync is Google's consumer sync client, organizations can use it, too. They can make configurations including turning sync on, disabling Google Update if the company prefers manual updates, and managing other settings and specifying how the software is installed.