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Facebook comment threads are about to become even more tedious 

Facebook comment threads are about to become even more tedious

Why spend time finding the right words when you can outsource the work to a GIF search?
Annoy a raven, and it’ll shun you for at least a month 

Annoy a raven, and it’ll shun you for at least a month

Quoth the raven: “Nevermore... am I trusting you, you big jerk”
Apple really wants some of that gargantuan Android market share 

Apple really wants some of that gargantuan Android market share

Switch to iPhone site and adverts target perceived Achilles’ heels of Google’s operating system.
Twitter co-founder sorry if his platform got Donald Trump the White House 

Twitter co-founder sorry if his platform got Donald Trump the White House

Evan Williams takes a different line to Jack Dorsey on the company’s role in creating President Trump.
Watch this AI learn to drive in GTA V on Twitch 

Watch this AI learn to drive in GTA V on Twitch

This AI is not quite ready to give you a lift into town.
Bill Gates’ advice to a new generation of students 

Bill Gates’ advice to a new generation of students

Gates offers a string of 14 tweets suggesting what he’d do if he were starting out in life.
Review: Blackberry Keyone smartphone 

Review: Blackberry Keyone smartphone

If you want a smartphone with a keyboard, the Blackberry Keyone ticks every box ... except the one marked “value”.
Find my phone tracks over 130 handsets to one man 

Find my phone tracks over 130 handsets to one man

Hail to the (alleged) thief.
Review: Samsung Galaxy S8 - Close to smartphone perfection 

Review: Samsung Galaxy S8 - Close to smartphone perfection

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the best of the best, but it comes at a price.
Review: HTC 10 evo smartphone 

Review: HTC 10 evo smartphone

This 5.5in phone makes too many sacrifices for the sake of cost, with only its clever earbuds as consolation.
Google officially makes YouTube social with Uptime 

Google officially makes YouTube social with Uptime

Uptime emerges from Area 120 – Google’s own internal startup incubator.
Microsoft unveils subscription games service for Xbox One and 360 

Microsoft unveils subscription games service for Xbox One and 360

$10.95 per month for more than 100 rolling titles, coming this spring!
Hands-on Preview: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, Samsung’s answer to the 9.7in iPad Pro 

Hands-on Preview: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, Samsung’s answer to the 9.7in iPad Pro

OLED display and S-Pen join the party, as Samsung takes the fight to Apple (again).
Review: Moto Z Play is more than its mods 

Review: Moto Z Play is more than its mods

It adds up to a great smartphone, and one well worth considering.
Half-marathon runner disqualified following fitness-tracker investigation 

Half-marathon runner disqualified following fitness-tracker investigation

New York food blogger Jane Seo’s second-place finish has been scrubbed from history after her Garmin gave her away.
What is this, a treadmill for ants? (Yes, yes it is.) 

What is this, a treadmill for ants? (Yes, yes it is.)

Custom treadmill designed to allow for the study of desert ants’ unique gait.
Could the Note 7 still make a surprise return? 

Could the Note 7 still make a surprise return?

Korean news website reckons the Note 7 could make a comeback with a smaller less explosive battery this June.
Sony is killing PlayStation Now almost everywhere 

Sony is killing PlayStation Now almost everywhere

Goodbye Vita and TV support, but Windows 10 and PS4 get a pass.
FIFA 18: The Journey will return in the next slice of EA footballing fun 

FIFA 18: The Journey will return in the next slice of EA footballing fun

Will it be Alex Hunter or a another star altogether?
Could Windows 10 Cloud be Microsoft’s answer to the Chromebook? 

Could Windows 10 Cloud be Microsoft’s answer to the Chromebook?

The name may suggest a subscription service, but sources whisper this is a streamlined version of Windows with Chrome OS in sight.

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