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Google planning to 'de-rank' Russian media outlets RT and Sputnik

Google planning to 'de-rank' Russian media outlets RT and Sputnik

Following criticism of Russia's online activities created to influence Americans and now other nations, Eric Schmidt has gone on record to say that Google will no longer classify certain Russian sites as news. Russia Today and Sputnik slated the "deranking" plan. Schmidt, speaking at the Halifax International Security Forum on November 18, responded to a question about allegations that Sputnik spreads "propaganda" in its articles and said Google is working to give less prominence to ...


New Info on Dragon Ball FighterZ's Arcade Mode

New Info on Dragon Ball FighterZ's Arcade Mode

Additionally, we see Arcade Mode's course select screen, an enemy team, and the offline lobby. Dragon Ball FighterZ releases January 28 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. According to the game's latest press release, you'll fighting tougher and tougher opponents as you progress through arcade mode . Gohan (Adult) is the first hybrid character to appear in the Dragon Ball series.


Uber hid a 2016 data breach that affected 57 million people

Uber hid a 2016 data breach that affected 57 million people

This information included names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers. "No Social Security numbers, trip location details or other data were taken", Uber was quoted as saying in the article. Bloomberg news reported that the company knew about the hack in October 2016 but concealed it. Bloomberg says Uber, at the time of the breach, was talking with United States regulators over separate privacy violations and had just settled with the Federal Trade Commission over mishandling of ...


Thousands leave their houses as Mount Agung volcano erupts

Thousands leave their houses as Mount Agung volcano erupts

A spokesperson for the national disaster agency said Mount Agung was undergoing phreatic eruptions, which happen when water beneath the ground or on the surface is heated by magma. Phreatic eruptions also took place during the catastrophic eruption of Krakatoa in Indonesia in 1883, which killed 40,000 people. Agung has been rumbling intermittently since August.


Apple supplier used illegal teenage labor to assemble the iPhone X

Apple supplier used illegal teenage labor to assemble the iPhone X

The student also claimed to have assembled up to 1,200 iPhone X cameras a day. Because the workers are classed as students, the overtime is illegal. Apple confirmed that an audit revealed illegal overtime by student interns, but denied that they were forced to participate.


Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition Announced by Beamdog with Gameplay Trailer

Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition Announced by Beamdog with Gameplay Trailer

It's made a business taking these old games, which were built with the Infinity Engine game tools, and making enhanced editions, cleaning up the old code, fixing bugs, and introducing new characters. " Neverwinter Nights was a unique game that distilled the essence of Dungeons & Dragons and allowed players to build, share and act as Dungeon Master for fantastic gaming experiences", said Beamdog CEO Trent Oster.