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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

The FAA says to keep drones out of disaster relief areas, major sporting events

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.

Update: Morning attack on DNS provider resumes, internet burns

A cyberattack on Dyn, a major internet management company, has left a significant portion of the web in shambles, with users reporting issues with popular sites like Twitter, Spotify, SoundCloud, Airbnb, and more.

In New York, it's now a crime to advertise short-term apartment listings on Airbnb

The governor of New York has signed a law that levies steep fees on property owners who advertise short-term rentals. Airbnb contends that it violates federal laws protecting freedom of speech.

If you could live anywhere on earth, this website tells you what you could afford

If you've ever considered living in another country, The World Awaits You will help narrow down the choices based on your budget. Once you decide on a cost of living, you can set further parameters to find cities that meet other needs.

The Orionids meteor shower peaks this weekend! Here’s everything you need to know

It's been some time since Halley’s Comet ripped through our field of view, but remnants still remain in the form of the Orionids. Here's how to catch the ongoing meteor shower, and what to look out for when you do.

Meet PhiPal — a helmet activity tracker that calls for help when you can’t

After a close call on the ski slopes nearly took his life, Carlo Ciaramelletti created PhiPal, a smart helmet add-on that tracks an athlete's performance as well as provide a safety net in case of emergency.
Cool Tech

Groundbreaking adhesive tape will repel any liquid you can think of

Researchers in the Kota Lab at Colorado State University have created a Scotch Tape-style adhesive which is able to repel virtually any liquid you can think of. Here's why it's so exciting.