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Bing launches Google-like fact-checking label

Bing is taking action against fake news, in a similar fashion to what Google has already done.  Microsoft's search engine is adding a "Fact Check" label to the search results "to help users find fact checking information on news, and with major stories and webpages within the Bing search results," it said in a blog post .  The label could be used on both news articles and web pages from fact-checking organisations, such as Snopes or PolitiF...
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So ... what is Jennifer Lawrence's 'mother!' really about?

Warning: Major spoilers for mother! are ahead. Well, that was something. Jennifer Lawrence's mother! has finally arrived in theaters, and the general reaction can be summed up in three letters: WTF? It's clear that writer-director Darren Aronofsky is trying to say something with his new work, and that he wants to get people talking about that something. The problem is that no one quite seems able to agree on what that something is.  Ask 10 ...
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'The Crown' star Claire Foy will be new 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'

All hail the new girl with the dragon tattoo. Claire Foy – best known as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix's The Crown – has officially been cast as lead Lisbeth Salander in The Girl in the Spider's Web, to be directed by Fede Alvarez (Don't Breathe). She takes over for Rooney Mara, who portrayed the character in 2011's The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Noomi Rapace played the role in the original, Swedish-language The Girl With the Dragon Tatto...
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Apple explains what went wrong with Face ID at the iPhone X event

During Apple's big event Tuesday, Craig Federighi tried to unlock an iPhone X using Apple's new face recognition system, Face ID, but something went wrong : The phone asked for a passcode, and Federighi quickly replaced it with another iPhone X, which worked as advertised.  Now, in a statement to Yahoo, Apple has explained what happened during the presentation.  “People were handling the device for the stage demo ahead of time and didn’t re...
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Apple tried to show off Face ID, and it was so embarrassing

Apple unveiled three new phones on Tuesday, including the very large and expensive iPhone X . But when the company tried to show off one of the phone’s fancy new features, things did not go as planned—and it was pretty embarrassing.   During an on-stage demonstration, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi attempted to unlock an iPhone X using its new Face ID feature. But when he held up the phone to his face,...
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Xiaomi's Mi Mix 2 is the most luxurious Chinese phone ever madeand it works in the US

Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy phones dominate worldwide, but in Asia — and specifically in China — homegrown brands like Huawei , Oppo and Xiaomi are rapidly closing in on them. Xiaomi, the fifth largest smartphone maker worldwide, in particular is ready to lead , not by repeatedly copying the iPhone, but with industrial design that dazzles. The company started down this path last year with the gorgeous bezel-less Mi Mix , and now it...
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All the new Apple iPhone features we know about from that big iOS 11 leak

Apple kinda sorta just spoiled its own big event by letting slip some of the biggest updates coming to the new iPhone and Apple Watch.  We've already detailed some of the possible new emoji goodies, Apple Watch updates, and iPhone naming updates , but there's also a few other features revealed in the iOS 11 firmware leak.    The massive outpouring of information includes a new set of wallpapers that feature Apple's traditional abstract colo...
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews the Irish family that hilariously tried to catch a bat in their kitchen

The family from this week's best viral bat-based video appeared live on Jimmy Kimmel last night.  SEE ALSO: Watch this Irish family's hilarious attempt to catch a bat in their home Kimmel manages to upstage himself, not only because he manages to confuse Ireland and Scotland with a Braveheart joke, but because the Fleming family are miles more entertaining, even offering exclusive footage of an Irish jig in football shorts. Sure they make a...
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The 'Suicide Squad' sequel you didn't ask for is barreling ahead with a new director

Looks like the #SKWAD's got themselves a new leader. The Accountant director Gavin O'Connor is in final negotiations to write and direct the Suicide Squad sequel, Mashable has confirmed. Variety first broke the news. Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, and Will Smith are all expected to reprise their roles as the Joker, Harley Quinn, and Deadshot, respectively.  For those keeping count at home, that makes three Joker movies now in development: Suici...
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The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 destroys iPhone 7 Plus in one key way

Samsung really did it.  After last year's virtually perfect Galaxy Note 7 burst into flames worldwide and threatened to destroy the company, Samsung has returned with the Note 8 , a larger, safer, and feature-packed phablet that embarrasses all other big phones.  Samsung's latest flagship phone proves once again that nobody makes better phablets.  Many words have been spilled on the Note 7's defective batteries and whether Samsung would be ...
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