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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Future Proof Your SysAdmin Career: Communication and Collaboration

Today’s system administrators are wise to arm themselves with specialized technical skillsets, but sysadmins interact with people at least as much as they deal with systems, software, and security. Strong communication capabilities, problem solving, teamwork, and leadership skills are therefore not to be underestimated. In fact, a previous article emphasized the fact that across all levels of a system administrator’s career , these skills a...
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Americans Plan Massive 'Net Neutrality' Protest Next Week

An anonymous reader quotes the Guardian:A coalition of activists, consumer groups and writers are calling on supporters to attend the next meeting of the Federal Communications Commission on September 26 in Washington DC. The next day, the protest will move to Capitol Hill, where people will meet legislators to express their concerns about an FCC proposal to rewrite the rules governing the internet... The activist groups are encouraging int...
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Nokia says to get sales boost after patent ruling

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia ( NOKIA.HE ) will start to book additional revenue from the current quarter after a ruling by an arbitration court on payments from South Korea’s LG Electronics ( 066570.KS ) for using its smartphone patents. The Finnish company said it would also get a one-off payment, although it did not disclose any of the sums involved. The companies had started the arbitration in 2015. “We believe that this award confirms the...
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Chicken Cacciatore

This dish makes a good Sunday dinner, since it's so simple to prepare. It's loaded with lots of vegetables and is a family favorite. —Barbara Roberts, Courtenay, British Columbia Original link
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Best turntables: the best record players for any budget in 2017

Best Turntables Buying Guide: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best turntables (also known as record players) you can buy in 2017.  Vinyl isn’t just a fad for hipster kids. The record resurgence is here to stay and as a result, audio companies are releasing new turntables at various price ranges to fit any music-lover’s budget. WIth so many new turntables being released on the market, which one is best for you?  This turntable buying ...
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Google debuts Tez, a mobile wallet and payments app for India

After several weeks of speculation and leaked details, today Google officially unveiled its first big foray into mobile payments in Asia. The Android and search giant has launched Tez , a new mobile wallet in India that will let users link up their phones to their bank accounts to pay for goods securely in physical stores and online, and for person-to-person money transfers. “Send money home to your family, split a dinner bill with friends,...
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8Bitdo’s SN30 Pro and SF30 Pro controllers available for pre-order

8Bitdo’s retro Bluetooth game controllers are among the greatest gifts you can get a gamer, since they’re so versatile and so well-designed (especially for those who remember fondly the early console days). The company’s latest controller is now up for pre-order , and it’s an homage to the SNES gamepad that can do a lot more in terms of connecting with modern devices, and offering more buttons for modern games. The controllers themselves ar...
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Youtuber Builds Replica Of Destiny 2's Exotic Sunshot Handcannon Out Of Legos

Destiny 2's Sunshot is powerful exotic hand cannon which causes the enemies it kills to explode, making it perfect for cooperative tests like the Nightfall strike or the Leviathan Raid. It also looks super-cool, with all the gold plating and that part where it shoots parts of the sun. Youtubber ZaziNombies took to making this magnum aurum out of Lego bricks, and the results are fantastic. The Lego replica, made with several kinds of bricks,...
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Why You Should Add Vinegar to Your Chicken Stock

Photo: stu_spivack Fall is the perfect time for making chicken stock at home—you end up with a house that smells like soup and a pot full of savory broth. Whether you make your stock from fresh ingredients or saved-up scraps, one secret ingredient will help make your chicken stock extra rich and delicious. According to The Kitchn , adding a few tablespoons of acid when you start simmering your stock will help break down the collagen in chic...
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