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Facebook further automates trending topics, ditches human-written descriptions | PCWorld

pcworld.com — Facebook is a little closer to completely automating its trending topics feature. On Friday, the company announced that it would no longer have employees write short descriptions for each trending topic it displays. Instead, the trending topics box will simply show how many people are discussing a topic.

Samsung Milk Music closes its virtual doors September 22

pcworld.com — Samsung's Milk Music streaming service is about to go the way of, well, a litany of other discontinued music services that came before it. On Friday, the c ompany released a statement announcing that it plans to discontinue Milk Music in the United States on September 22-just about a month from now.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update freezing on you? Microsoft's looking into it

pcworld.com — Have you encountered problems with your computer freezing upon logging in since you installed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update? If so, you're not alone. And while there's no proper fix for the issue yet, Microsoft is aware of the problem and is addressing it.

Meet Fuchsia, a new operating system in the works at Google

pcworld.com — For years, Google has developed two operating systems side-by-side in Android for mobile devices and Chrome OS for laptops and desktops. But it looks as though Google now has a third operating system project underway known as Fuchsia. Although Google isn't revealing much, Android Police dug into the documentation for the project on GitHub and discovered more details about the OS.

IDC: Smartwatch sales decline for the first time

cnmeonline.com — IDC's smartwatch sales estimates for the second quarter of 2016 are in, and the news isn't great, particularly for Apple. According to IDC's latest report, worldwide smartwatch sales slumped 32 percent in the second quarter of 2016, when compared to the same period last year.

IDC: Smartwatch sales decline for the first time

pcworld.com — IDC's smartwatch sales estimates for the second quarter of 2016 are in, and the news isn't great, particularly for Apple. According to IDC's latest report, worldwide smartwatch sales slumped 32 percent in the second quarter of 2016, when compared to the same period last year.

Cyanogen reportedly cuts jobs, may shift its focus toward apps

greenbot.com — Cyanogen appears to be undergoing a major shakeup, according to reports from Android Police and Recode. Citing "multiple sources," Android Police reported Friday that the company was "in the midst of laying off a significant portion of its workforce around the world."

SurveyMonkey: Pokémon Go popularity may have already peaked

pcworld.com — Pokémon has absolutely taken over the mobile gaming scene since its release on July 6. But if new data from SurveyMonkey is any indication, the game's popularity may already be waning.

Which iPhone model do you have? Here's where to look

macworld.com — You probably have a general idea of which iPhone you have-iPhone 6, SE, 4s, and so on. But behind the marketing names, each iPhone configuration has its own model number. You normally won't need to know this number, but it could come in handy if you ever need to get more technical details about your device.

If Microsoft can't install Windows 10 on your PC, it'll give you a new one

pcworld.com — As July 29 gets closer and the free Windows 10 upgrade offer reaches its final days, Microsoft is pulling out all the stops in order to convince users to upgrade. It's even willing to give you a new laptop. As spotted by Neowin, Microsoft retail stores are offering to install Windows 10 on any compatible machine for free.
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Sep 27, 2016

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Sep 27, 2016

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Sep 27, 2016

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Sep 27, 2016

Having worked in the media I can tell you that the idea of “media elite” is, by and large, total bullshit.  https://twitter.com/anamariecox/status/780951968839823360 

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