For its $150 price tag, the Moto Mod with Amazon Alexa does not do enough to warrant the high price tag. Even if you’re all-in on Amazon’s ecosystem, the Sonos One speaker is $50 more and it’s a far better buy, unless you really want to use Alexa anywhere.
Find the quickest way to the best perks and abilities with these tips to navigate Star Wars: Battlefront II’s convoluted multiplayer progression system. Yes, you will have to rely on loot crates.
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Twitter and Russia | Men of letters | Swaths blasted | Evolving words | Robert Mugabe backwards
Twitter ruthlessly rooted out the duplicate accounts of a friend who was using one for himself and one for the hillwalking group whose Facebook page he moderates, and has banned him from returning. So I don’t see why the Russians can get away with destabilising the entire western world (Russia backed Brexit in fake Twitter posts, 15 November). Our group only wanted Twitter for last-minute meet-ups and weather-related cancellations – we had no intention of recruiting the hillwalking community for nefarious purposes, even if that were possible.
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• Twitter posts from Russia to influence public opinion sounds very much like Radio Free Europe and CIA-funded magazines in Europe during the cold war. Only the media has changed. Russia is only doing what we taught it.
Technology firm alleges he leaked company secrets and used company resources for his own benefit
Technology firm Dyson is to sue its former chief executive for allegedly leaking its closely guarded secrets, in a claim his lawyers say is a “naked attempt” to distract from a wrongful dismissal suit against the company.
The extraordinary row emerged after the company, founded by inventor Sir James Dyson, filed a high court claim against Max Conze, who led the company from 2011 to 2017.
The creative director behind the last few Far Cry games, Dan Hay, recently held a talk discussing making titles that are rooted in reality and how game development can benefit from real-world moments and memories.
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Walmart’s Black Friday deals will begin in stores at 6 PM on Thanksgiving day. These deals will also be available online all day between November 23 and November 24. Check out this preview to help you plan your route.
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The BBC was left red-faced after quoting a parody account in its Zimbabwe coverage, exposing the danger of journalists relying on social media
The trouble that the BBC got itself into on Wednesday morning, when both online and on air it referred to tweets from a parody Zanu PF account, illustrate the complexities of using social media as a reporting resource. This can especially be true in fast-moving news situations, where news organisations may have few reporters directly on the ground.
While many parody accounts on social media are used simply for humour, they can frequently be utilised for deliberate mischief.