Day: April 7, 2019

UK looks to crackdown on social media companies which don’t stop harmful content

Mashable The UK announces its plan to tackle harmful online content. Image: Shutterstock / Kullit Kuekkong By Johnny Lieu2019-04-08 04:24:35 UTC The UK is set to unveil new measures against the spread of harmful and violent content on the internet. The Online Harms white paper, set to be released on Monday morning by the Department […]

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ press conference left chairs empty to honor fallen comrades

Mashable It’s OK, Cap. Image: Marvel Studios 2019 By Shannon Connellan2019-04-08 04:03:35 UTC Warning: This story contains spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War. Sometimes a press conference is just a press conference. But it’s not often a memorial that punches you right in the heart. On Sunday, Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame press conference held in Los Angeles […]

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Ecobee’s first home security camera might include Alexa

Engadget RSS Feed Zatz Not Funny/Ecobee Ecobee’s smart home lineup still revolves almost exclusively around its thermostats. It might branch out in the near future, though. Zatz Not Funny has obtained an image of what appears to be Ecobee’s first home security camera. Details are incredibly scarce, but Amazon Alexa integration is likely given the […]

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Student sees gold in cannabis waste, hemp

North Bay Nugget Zaffia Laplante of North Bay captures national innovation award Zaffia Laplante When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced cannabis was going to be legalized in this country, it got Zaffia Laplante thinking. “I thought ‘holy crap, there is going to be so much waste.’” Laplante wasn’t thinking about roaches or wasted users. She […]

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New York’s first attempt at recognizing drivers’ faces has failed

Engadget RSS Feed Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images New York’s bid to identify road-going terrorists with facial recognition isn’t going very smoothly so far. The Wall Street Journal has obtained a Metropolitan Transportation Authority email showing that a 2018 technology test on New York City’s Robert F. Kennedy Bridge not only failed, but failed spectacularly — it […]

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Rockets break their own record for single-game 3s

NBA.com: News Go to Source The Rockets’ 3-point onslaught continued Sunday in a 149-113 triumph over the Suns as they drilled 27 shots from beyond the arc to break their own NBA single-game record.  It came just five days after they tied the mark, initially set against the Lakers in January, with 26 against the […]

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Warriors don “We Believe” throwbacks for Oracle finale

NBA.com: News Go to Source Draymond Green sports the Warriors’ 2003-10 throwback jersey for Sunday’s game. The Warriors dug back into their history for the final regular-season game at Oracle Arena, donning the red, blue, gold and white throwbacks they wore from 2003 to 2010.  You know we couldn’t celebrate 47 seasons at Oracle without […]

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Kumail Nanjiani takes you the most extreme Uber trip of your life in ‘Stuber’ trailer

Mashable By Shannon Connellan2019-04-08 00:57:19 UTC [embedded content] Imagine a high-action buddy cop situation that kicks off during your next Uber ride. Comedian Kumail Nanjiani and Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista have teamed up for exactly that in 20th Century Fox’s new action comedy, Stuber. The film follows the exploits of an Uber […]

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Reddit’s ‘Change My View’ community becomes a dedicated site

Engadget RSS Feed Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Reddit is known for a handful of communities that have taken on a life of their own, and that includes communities taking their efforts off Reddit entirely. The creator of the popular r/changemyview subreddit, Kal Turnbull, has launched a Change My View site that expands his […]

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Encore le trou noir pour des chômeurs gaspésiens

Radio-Canada | En ligne Protection du caribou de la Gaspésie : quand la politique s’en mêle Compétition de robotique : Rikitik accède à la finale mondiale Hors-piste en Haute-Gaspésie : le succès inattendu de Cap Castor Des Tunisiens paient 9000 $ pour passer une entrevue d’embauche au Québec Go to Source

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