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Now Japanese megaco Softbank is eyeballing Twitter

Will Twitter be acquired by a larger corporation for upward of $20 billion later this month? We’ve compiled the essential roundup of all the rumors surrounding the tech acquisition that has everyone talking.
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It looks like Instagram is testing live video on the beta version of its app

Could Instagram be about to follow parent company Facebook with the launch of its very own live broadcasting function? A user of the beta version of the app has spotted a number of live video features within its camera interface.
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Facebook’s first Live Video ad campaign encourages you to stream everyday life

Facebook is launching a large-scale ad campaign on the streets of the U.S. and U.K. in a bid to get more people to start streaming using its Live Video service. The ads feature crowdsourced video clips and live-streaming tutorials.
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Facebook caves on censorship, will allow more NSFW news content

Facebook will start allowing more “newsworthy” content deemed to be of "public interest" on to its site even if those items break its Community Standards pertaining to nudity and graphic violence.

Alcatel's new phones deliver respectable hardware at a low price

Alcatel's releasing four new low-end phones that won't break the bank: the Pop 4S, the Pop 4 Plus, and two models of Pixi handset. They're launching in Best Buy and Amazon later this year.

Here’s your first look at Lucid Motors’ 900-horsepower, 300-mile Tesla fighter

California-based Lucid Motors has released several teaser images of its upcoming electric production car. Lucid Motors is led by former Tesla VP and Model S Chief Engineer Peter Rawlinson.

Lamborghini goes to school partnering with MIT for future super sports cars

Lamborghini's desire to be seen as a trendsetter in super luxury sports cars has led a partnership with MIT students and faculty for technology development. The primary focus will be on new materials for the automotive industry.
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Facebook employees wrangled with execs to remove Trump’s posts as hate speech

Employees at Facebook have reportedly been engaged in an intense debate over the past year to remove certain posts by presidential candidate Donald Trump, which they claim break the site’s rules on hate speech.
Game Review

Civilization VI Review

Tuned to perfection over 25 years, 'Civilization VI' may be the game of 2016

Weekly Rewind: Nintendo Switch, Galaxy Note 7 costumes, and Eminem's take on Trump

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from…
Movies & TV

The Han Solo movie will feature Donald Glover as a young Lando Calrissian

The upcoming Han Solo prequel movie has found its Lando Calrissian, with 'Community' actor Donald Glover set to play the famous scoundrel in the upcoming film from directors Christopher Miller and Phil Lord.
Cool Tech

Reminder to drone pilots: The FAA says to keep out of controlled airspace

The Federal Aviation Administration has some stiff penalties in place for piloting drones into the wrong areas, such as where disaster relief efforts are underway and major sporting events.