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Facebook talks 'connectivity' at summit, fighting fake news

Facebook talks 'connectivity' at summit, fighting fake news

In his post, Mr Zuckerberg said: "We've been working on this problem for a long time and we take this responsibility seriously". "It's not about generosity, he's incredibly generous and he should be commended for that, but if I was running Facebook or I was running a multinational in the modern world we live in I'd make sure that most countries or every country felt that tax was being fairly paid".


Google Play Movies quietly begins adding 4K UHD films

Google Play Movies quietly begins adding 4K UHD films

Nevertheless, the Chromecast Ultra signaled that it was only a matter of time before Google Play dabbled in 4K movies and, sure enough, the company is now refreshing its collection. The HD version is at $12.99 while the SD is $9.99. The Reddit source said that some movies in Google Play Store now had been listed under the 4K UHD movies; however, it is not available for purchase yet.


Google Play Movies goes 4K with new content

Google Play Movies goes 4K with new content

At the moment, it looks like users can not upgrade to the 4K version of the movie if they've already paid for a lower-res variant. There is also a decent chance that you may be in the market for a new television this year that supports 4K resolutions and retailers certain seem to be hoping those will be a big seller this holiday shopping season.


Amazon will stream 'The Grand Tour' in over 200 countries

Amazon will stream 'The Grand Tour' in over 200 countries

Clarkson & Co. unveiled the news in a YouTube video on Wednesday, ahead of the show's Friday launch to Amazon Prime subscribers in the USA, U.K., Germany, Austria and Japan. Amazon is poised to challenge Netflix, icflix and YouTube on the global stage with a massive expansion of its on-demand video streaming service, according to various online media reports.


Apple's new MacBook Pro ad celebrates invention of the Touch Bar

Apple's new MacBook Pro ad celebrates invention of the Touch Bar

However, the delivery is not expected until the middle of next week, Apple usually calls the 23rd of November as the earliest delivery date, as readers report, the new MacBook Pro series will be shipped from the Netherlands. As you can see they are clearly not aligned with each other. If it needs to be fixed, there's a good chance you'll simply be handed a new unit unless Apple has some teardown chops that the iFixit staff does not.


Carmakers show their caution on electric cars at Los Angeles Auto Show

Carmakers show their caution on electric cars at Los Angeles Auto Show

But Volkswagen's offering this year at the show? The Bolt is expected to disrupt the electric vehicle market by providing a auto that sells for around $35,000 that can travel an EPA-estimated 238 miles on an electric charge. But the award also suffered a bit of a ding to its reputation when Audi and Volkswagen were stripped of Green Car awards they won in 2009 and 2008 for their "clean diesel" engines after it was discovered the cars had software created to cheat on emission tests.