Over the weekend Google's "featured snippets" stories spread new's that former President Obama was planning a coup and that women are evil. Google fixed the problem and said that it's unfortunate that sometimes their search results contain inappropriate or misleading content
FitBit is updating its smaller form factor Alta wearable to the new Alta HR by adding a continuous Heart Rate monitor to the device. The battery on the Alta HR is rated at around seven days on a full charge, costs $150 and will be available in April.
A security researcher for MacKeeper says Spam empire River City Media has accidentally exposed 1.4 billion email records, including names, addresses, and even some IP addresses after not protecting a remote backup with a password.
Plus, Consumer Reports will begin rating the security of the products it reviews, Snap's stock price drops after only a few days, and Kyle Orland from Ars Technica is here to talk about his experience with Zelda Breath of the Wild.
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- Google’s Fake News Problem Could Be Worse Than on Facebook
- Google’s “One True Answer” problem — when featured snippets go bad
- Consumer Reports to consider cyber security in product reviews
- Snap Tumbles for First Time Since IPO After Analysts Say Sell
- Breath of the Wild may be the best Zelda game ever
- Link Has a Goddamn iPhone
- We’re All Internet Trolls (Sometimes)