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Chinese network of fake accounts targets Trump with English-language videos

One three-minute video posted on YouTube by the network on Tuesday, titled “When I voted for trump, I almost sentenced myself to death,” portrayed the president as bashing China and threatening to ban TikTok to bolster his reelection chances after a disastrous federal response to the coronavirus pandemic. The video shows flattering images of presumptive […]

Gaming

Marvel’s Avengers beta review: Not yet Earth’s mightiest game

Marvel’s Avengers “Marvel’s Avengers beta has enough content to let players know if the full game will be for them.” Solid gameplay Well-written story Hours of replayable content Improved live-service aspects Disappointing opening Very familiar Missing characters MSRP $ 59.99 The good news is that the Marvel’s Avengers beta provides an impressive amount of content […]

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Coronavirus: England’s contact-tracing app gets green light for trial

England’s revamped coronavirus contact-tracing app is set to begin public trials on Thursday. The software will be based on Apple and Google’s privacy-centric method of one smartphone detecting another. Engineers are still trying to reduce how often the Bluetooth-based tech wrongly flags people as being within 2m (6.6ft) of each other. Officials are concerned about […]

Mobile

Google uses crowdsourced photos to recreate landmarks in 3D for AR/VR

GamesBeat Summit Watch every session from the annual event On Demand Watch Now Historically, human artists have been challenged to recreate real-world locations as 3D models, particularly when applications call for photorealistic accuracy. But Google researchers have come up with an alternative that could simultaneously automate the 3D modeling process and improve its results, using […]

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WordPress 5.5 arrives with lazy loading, sitemap, automatic updates for plugins and themes

Transform 2020 Watch every session from our flagship AI event On Demand Watch Now WordPress.org today launched WordPress 5.5, which brings a slew of speed, search, security, block editor, accessibility, and developer updates. You can download version 5.5, which was developed by 805 volunteer contributors, now from WordPress.org/Download. WordPress is a content management system (CMS) […]