Zuckerberg proves he is Facebook’s editor by allowing Trump’s hate speech

Deciding to make judgments about the newsworthiness of content is a major shift for the social media platform whose CEO insists it is ‘not a media company’

Mark Zuckerberg is officially the editor-in-chief of the world’s largest news organization, though he may not know it yet.

Two news items on Friday suggest that Facebook is instituting editorial standards analogous to those of a newspaper – and that Zuckerberg has the final say in matters of editorial judgment.

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Nvidia’s new Game Ready driver is ready for ‘Battlefield 1,’ ‘Titanfall 2,’ more

Nvidia released a new GeForce Game Ready WHQL driver on Thursday optimized for a number of new games including Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 for PC. Other optimized games include Civilization VI and Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope.

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Google’s ad tracking just got creepier. Here’s how to disable it

Google in June quietly deleted a clause in its privacy settings that said it would not combine cookie information with personal information without consent

Google has changed the way it tracks users across the internet so that it can now link people’s personally identifiable information from Gmail, YouTube and other accounts with their browsing records across the web. The company had previously pledged to keep these two data sets separate to protect individuals’ privacy.

As first reported by Propublica, Google quietly updated its privacy settings in June to delete a clause that said “we will not combine DoubleClick cookie information with personally identifiable information unless we have your opt-in consent”.

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Nvidia partners are cranking out firmware to address memory issues with the GTX 1070

There seems to be a problem related to GeForce GTX 1070 cards relying on GDDR5 memory provided by Micron. Users are experiencing flickering, artifacts, and other issues. Several manufacturers have released new firmware while others remain quiet.

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iPhone 7 being investigated after surfer claims it set his car on fire

Australian man says the iPhone ‘melted’ and destroyed his car while he was on the beach, as lithium-ion batteries under scrutiny amid major Samsung recall

Apple is investigating a report from an Australian man who claimed his iPhone 7 caught fire and destroyed his car, the company said on Friday.

Surfer Mat Jones told Channel 7 News that he had gone into water off a New South Wales beach and left his new iPhone 7, bought last week, wrapped in a pair of trousers in his car on the beach.

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