Twitter is apparently removing the like button in a bid to improve debate culture

Twitter is getting rid of the like functionImage: Photothek via Getty Images Twitter is about to remove the red, heart-shaped ‘like’ function from its platform, reports suggest.  According to the Telegraph, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey said at a Twitter event last week that he would get rid of the like…

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There’s a robot dog empire in the making and Boston Dynamics has some worthy competitors Genius Moments

Image: Mason Trinca for The Washington Post via Getty Images Back in July, Tesla announced it had signed a deal in China allowing it to build up to 500,000 vehicles a year there. Now Elon Musk’s company has acquired the land to build its manufacturing facility in Shanghai. The location…

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Turns out the largest ‘stablecoin,’ Tether, isn’t so stable after all

Tumbling.Image:  Malte Mueller / getty I mean, it’s right there in the name. The largest so-called stablecoin by market cap, Tether (USDT), is supposedly pegged to the U.S. dollar and always worth $1. However, if there’s one thing we know for sure about the world of cryptocurrency, it’s that things…

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Michael Kors Facebook AR ad in News Feed test run

Facebook is inserting your face right into the ads in your news feed thanks to AR.Image: FACEBOOK You’ll soon be able to try on sunglasses and buy them without ever leaving your Facebook app. SEE ALSO: Facebook ‘split memes’ are driving everyone crazy The social media company announced Tuesday that…

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Church of England criticizes Amazon, but it has a ton of Amazon shares

Justin Welby, the Archbishop of CanterburyImage: SIMON DAWSON / Contributor/Gettyimages This week, the most senior bishop in the Church of England, Justin Welby (aka the Archbishop of Canterbury) criticized the U.S. retail giant Amazon for getting away “with paying almost nothing in tax.” Which would be fine if it weren’t…

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The irony of Amazon promoting small businesses with Storefronts is too much

Shop at your local store — on Amazon.Image: amazon/screengrab Nice try, Amazon. Trying to make us think you’re here to support small businesses. We see you with your glossy new “Storefronts” webpage on Amazon.com.  In case you weren’t aware, Amazon has put a ton of pressure on brick-and-mortar businesses by…

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Facebook’s ‘Trending News’ tab still exists, and it’s a beautifully empty wasteland

Praise be.Image: pixabay Pustulous Twitter politicking got you down? Look no further for a sweet escape from the 2018 news-hellscape, my friends, than Facebook’s Trending News tab. What?! IN the news tab, you say? Isn’t that where click-hungry press organizations and ill-informed uncles thrive, symbiotically sucking each other’s teats of…

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Huawei’s new flagship smartphone is coming on October 16

A new Huawei flagship is coming.Image: Huawei Huawei has announced the date for the launch of its new flagship, the Huawei Mate 20.  The company will be unveiling the phone in London, according to an announcement posted on its official Twitter account.  SEE ALSO: Huawei says its new smartphone chip…

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