Russian groups made 1,100 YouTube videos during 2016 US election

Google says that a Kremlin-linked group spent $ 4,700 on advertising as part of a misinformation campaign during the 2016 US election. Russian groups also created 18 YouTube channels and uploaded 1,108 English-language videos — some of which were political, some of which weren’t — that racked up ​309,000 views during the election cycle. Google describes the findings as “limited activity” and says that it’s working “to prevent all of it, because there is no amount of interference that is acceptable.”

The disclosure comes alongside announcements from Facebook and Twitter revealing the expansive reach that Russian propaganda had on their platforms as well. Facebook said Russian accounts reached 126 million people; Twitter said it had found…

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Final Fantasy creator Sakaguchi has released his newest game ‘Terra Battle2,’ but you can’t play it until 11:00 PM PST

It has been a little over a month since Mistwalker Corporation’s tile-based tactical role-playing game Terra Battle2 went up on the Play Store for pre-registration. Well, it would appear that it has finally been officially released as you can now download the game straight to your device. Sadly there’s one caveat, the servers are not up and running yet. They are set to go live at 11:00 PM PST, which is still quite a few hours away.

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Apple’s established ‘staircase model’ suggests ‘iPhone 8’ price could reach $1100

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A new analysis details Apple’s historical pricing trends with the iPhone, and predicts that the 256-gigabyte "iPhone 7s Plus" could reach a price as high as $ 1100, with the "iPhone 8" at that point or even higher.
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Huawei’s MacBook clone is slightly less pricey at $1,100

We were reasonably impressed with Huawei's first bold foray into the Windows 10 notebook market, the Matebook X. Partially because it's a dead ringer for Apple's 12-inch MacBook and partially because Huawei's machine improved on it in a few key ways…
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What culture problem? 1,100 Uber employees are clamoring for Travis Kalanick’s return


More than a thousand current Uber employees have signed a letter asking for Travis Kalanick to return. After stepping down earlier this week, employees went to bat for their former CEO. 1,100 employees “signed” a document by logging into a Google Doc using their Uber credentials. Below is the full text of that document: Board of Directors — I’m writing to you today ahead of your scheduled meeting to share the thoughts of over 1,100 full-time Uber employees (and counting) who vehemently disagree with Travis’ resignation as CEO and the associated pressure placed on him to do so by investors…

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