Apple should do more to combat smartphone addiction, insists iPod-Father Tony Fadell

  1. Apple should do more to combat smartphone addiction, insists iPod-Father Tony Fadell  AppleInsider
  2. Former iPod Chief Tony Fadell Believes Apple Should Tackle Smartphone Addiction  Mac Rumors
  3. Tony Fadell is worried about smartphone addiction  TechCrunch
  4. The iPhone changed our lives. Now Apple needs to tackle addiction  Wired.co.uk
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Israel in 'direct combat' with Iran after Syria raid: Hezbollah

Israel in 'direct combat' with Iran after Syria raid: HezbollahIsrael’s strike on a Syrian airbase this week has put it in direct confrontation with regional foe Iran, the head of Lebanon’s Tehran-backed Hezbollah movement said on Friday. “The Israelis committed a historic mistake… and put themselves in direct combat with Iran,” Hassan Nasrallah warned in a televised address. Seven Iranian personnel were killed in Monday’s early-morning strike on the T-4 airbase in Syria, but Tehran had not specified which units the fighters belonged to.


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Blizzard Experimenting With Algorithms and Machine Learning to Combat Overwatch Toxicity

  1. Blizzard Experimenting With Algorithms and Machine Learning to Combat Overwatch Toxicity  PlayStation LifeStyle
  2. Overwatch Star Has Advice For Mercy Players: “Be Selfish”  Kotaku
  3. Overwatch Is Taking Unusual New Steps To Fight Toxicity, Here’s How  GameSpot
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Chinese navy to carry out combat drills in South China Sea

Chinese navy to carry out combat drills in South China SeaChina’s navy will carry out combat drills in the South China Sea, the military’s official newspaper said on Friday, describing the move as part of regular annual exercises. Taiwan’s defense ministry said this week it had shadowed a Chinese aircraft carrier group traversing the Taiwan Strait in a southwesterly direction – meaning into the disputed South China Sea – in what Taiwan judged to be a drill. China’s navy and air force frequently carry out drills in the South China Sea, where the government has been building man-made islands and constructing airstrips and other facilities, unnerving the region.


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Google launches news initiative to combat fake news

Google launches news initiative to combat fake newsGoogle said it plans to spend $300 million over the next three years to improve the accuracy and quality of news appearing on its platforms. The changes come as Google, Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc face a backlash over their role during the U.S. presidential election by allowing the spread of false and often malicious information that might have swayed voters toward Republican candidate Donald Trump. In a separate blog post, Google said it was launching a tool to help subscribe to news publications.


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Trump Offers Tough Talk but Few Details in Unveiling Plan to Combat Opioids

  1. Trump Offers Tough Talk but Few Details in Unveiling Plan to Combat Opioids  New York Times
  2. Trump: Getting tough on drug dealers ‘includes the death penalty’  NBCNews.com
  3. Trump vows tougher borders to fight opioid epidemic  The Hill
  4. The best strategy on opioids isn’t an enforcement sledgehammer  Washington Post
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How Intel Is Moving From Software Fixes to Hardware Redesigns to Combat Specter and Meltdown

  1. How Intel Is Moving From Software Fixes to Hardware Redesigns to Combat Specter and Meltdown  Fortune
  2. Intel blocks Spectre attacks with new chips this year  CNET
  3. Intel Releases Spectre-Meltdown Patches For 5 Years Of CPUs, Hardware Fixes Coming For 8th Gen Core, Some Xeons  Hot Hardware
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