Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Samsung's new camera has 17 lenses and costs $10,500 - CNET

The Samsung 360 Round is also about the size of a Roomba.

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https://www.cnet.com/news/samsung-360-round-has-17-cameras/#ftag=CAD590a51e

Polestar 1 will be expensive, probably won't be subscription-only - Roadshow

The first offering from Volvo Cars' new Polestar division will likely be offered for sale after all, and it'll probably cost over $150,000.

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https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/polestar-1-will-be-expensive-probably-wont-be-subscription-only/#ftag=CAD590a51e

Twitter slow to nix Russia-linked account, says report - CNET

Twitter took nearly a year to respond to an alert about a fake account that sent divisive tweets claiming to come from Tennessee Republicans, says a report.

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https://www.cnet.com/news/russian-linked-twitter-account-nearly-took-a-year-to-be-suspended/#ftag=CAD590a51e

Top wildlife photos of 2017 capture nature's sorrow, beauty - CNET

From a heartbreaking image of a rhino to a gripping view of sperm whales, the winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition will open your eyes.

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https://www.cnet.com/pictures/wildlife-photography-winners-2017/#ftag=CAD590a51e

Senators aim to halt bogus political ads on Facebook - CNET

After Russians reportedly attempted to influence the election by buying online ads, Sen. John McCain joins two democratic senators in backing The Honest Ads Act.

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https://www.cnet.com/news/senators-aim-to-halt-bogus-political-ads-on-facebook/#ftag=CAD590a51e

Facebook, Google reportedly helped anti-refugee campaign - CNET

The ads, designed to spread fear about refugees, were targeted to swing states during the US presidential election, reports Bloomberg.

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https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-google-reportedly-helped-anti-refugee-campaign/#ftag=CAD590a51e

Silicon Valley unicorns are dying off, says VC Jenny Lee - CNET

Fewer new companies are being valued at $1 billion, and VC Jenny Lee thinks some existing unicorns won't survive.

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https://www.cnet.com/news/silicon-valley-unicorns-dying-vc-jenny-lee/#ftag=CAD590a51e