Facebook is testing an unsend feature for Messenger

Earlier this year, Facebook disclosed that the company had secretly deleted some old messages sent on Messenger by founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. This was highly irregular as normal Facebook users can’t do this — if you delete messages from your own inbox, those messages still remain in the recipient’s inbox. Then in April, Facebook said it planned to implement

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The best streaming TV apps

Looking to ditch cable? Or maybe you’re already a cord cutter and are getting increasingly bored with what’s on Netflix or Amazon Prime Video. By now, you’ve likely heard about the handful of streaming internet TV services that offer many of the same channels you’d get from a cable package but with the freedom to watch them anywhere and across

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How to see if your data was accessed in the Facebook hack

Facebook detailed today exactly what type of information was accessed during a wide-scale hack last month. It included users’ names and contact info, and in many cases, personal details like religion, locations, and more. This data was viewed on 29 million people, and now Facebook is offering a way to see whether your account was broken into and what information

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Audi taps Huawei to help power self-driving cars in China

Huawei will develop self-driving technology with Audi for cars that will be sold in China, the two companies announced today. The partnership will focus on creating so-called Level 4 technology, which the Society of Automotive Engineers defines as a car that completely drives itself from start to finish within a specifically designated area. The deal is the latest in a

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A military expert explains why social media is the new battlefield

After the 2016 US presidential election, social media came under scrutiny like never before, and what’s since come to light hasn’t been pretty: widespread consensus that foreign government-backed groups used platforms like YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook to spread discord and division among the American public. In their new book, P. W. Singer and Emerson T. Brooking make the argument that

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