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Facebook reportedly stopped a project to encourage healthier political discussions after a key exec thought it might offend conservatives

Chesnot/Getty ImagesJoel Kaplan and Mark Zuckerberg Facebook shelved a project called “Common Ground” that would aim to encourage healthier political discourse on the platform, reports the Wall Street Journal. Part of the reason why: Joel Kaplan, the company’s policy chief, thought it would spark fears of anti-conservative bias – something Facebook has sought to avoid. […]

Mobile

Samsung's Foldable Smartphone Might Also Be a Tablet

Samsung’s foldable smartphone, which it’s reportedly unveiling this year, will also have the functionality of a tablet with multitasking capabilities. In an interview with CNET, DJ Koh, CEO of Samsung’s mobile business, said the approach will allow for a more portable tablet. But he left open the possibility that the foldable phone won’t come to […]

Emerging Tech

Look out construction workers; Japan’s new robot might steal your job one day

[embedded content] Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot is capable of some impressive feats, but researchers from Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) institute have created what looks like an eminently more practical and down-to-earth humanoid robot. Case in point: While Atlas is busy showing off its skills by performing picture-perfect backflips, AIST’s […]

Gears & Gadgets

Hands-on: HP’s leather-clad laptop might just be the best convertible around

HP Spectre Folio. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio in the Forward position. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio keyboard and touchpad. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio USB Type-C ports. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio SIM slot behind the screen, with a SIM in it. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio exploded into parts. The bottom frame is […]

Photography

Drooling over the newest full-frame cameras? You might not need one after all

Nikon’s new Z7 full-frame camera with sensor exposed, unveiled at the Z7’s launch event in Tokyo. Les Shu/Digital Trends Full-frame cameras are making headlines again. With Nikon and Canon recently announcing new lineups of full-frame mirrorless cameras, you might be asking yourself, what’s the big deal? In truth, full-frame digital cameras are nothing new, but with these […]