Facebook is bringing augmented reality ads to the News Feed

Facebook is now testing augmented reality ads in its News Feed, the company announced at an event in New York City. The new feature, which is limited to users in the US at launch, will let you virtually try items including fashion accessories, cosmetics, furniture and more. Developing… This article …

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Galaxy Note 9 leak suggests it looks a lot like the Note 8

An allegedly official render of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been posted over at Android Headlines, and… well, there’s not a lot to see. The render only shows the front of the device, and if it’s accurate, the Note 9 will look almost identical to its predecessor from this …

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UK issues Facebook maximum fine over Cambridge Analytica

United Kingdom regulators slapped Facebook with the maximum possible fine over this year’s Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal, several outlets reported Tuesday. The Washington Post was among those reporting that Facebook would have to pay £500,000, or about $664,000, after data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica improperly obtained information about millions …

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Tesla opens up Model 3 orders to all of North America

If you live in the US or Canada, you no longer need a reservation to order your own Tesla Model 3 sedan. Just go to the company’s website, and you can begin the process. That’s assuming you want a Model 3 with the long-range battery, which starts at $49,000. The …

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Joaquin Phoenix’s standalone Joker movie is actually happening

For those that weren’t already confused by Warner Bros. and DC’s superhero movie strategy, the studio is turning things up a notch. It’s moving forward with a standalone film based around the Joker, which will star Joaquin Phoenix as the iconic villain. The as-of-yet untitled film will be directed by …

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Google now refers to its different Assistant voices using colors

Google is issuing an update to its Assistant service and mobile app today that will assign colors to its various artificial intelligence voice options. The change will be rolling out starting today and continue through the week, for users in the US using the English language option. Whatever voice option …

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