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A quick look at Lenovo’s ThinkPad P71 laptop

Multinational technology giant Lenovo's recently unveiled ThinkPad P71 laptop boasts to have some really unique features that allow it to outshine rival machines in the increasingly crowded market.

The 7.5-pound Lenovo ThinkPad P71 laptop is a superfast machine that can flawlessly work with HTC's Vive and the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headsets.

Evony puts commercial at the Super Bowl

Evony, an online city-building game that is widely known for placing half-naked women into its web adverts, recently put a commercial during the National Football League's finals to attract more gamers.

The free-to-play game's controversial ads, showing female cleavage, can often be seen in Facebook sidebars. Moving from placing women's half-naked images to get the attention of players to place a commercial during the NFL's finals surprised many.

Google Now Launcher reportedly to be pulled from Play Store

The Google Now Launcher, which offers Android users a simple, stock home screen, will be pulled from the Google Play Store in first quarter of 2017, according to Android Police.

Available since 2014, Google Now Launcher app has been a good option for those who have a skinned handset and want something looking like Google's Android. After installing the app, the users get a home screen with the company's predictive Google Now cards integrated in it.

Snap files IPO documents with Securities & Exchange Commission

Snap Inc., the parent firm behind the messaging app Snapchat, has filed its documents for an initial public offering (IPO) of stock with the U. S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC).

Facebook is taking steps to tackle misinformation, hoaxes: Zuckerberg

Facebook has taken steps to tackle spam and clickbait, and now the company is preparing to deal with misinformation and hoaxes in the same way, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.

The widely-popular social-networking platform has long been under fire over complaints that it hasn't taken sufficient steps to stem the rise of misinformation and false news stories across its network.

Facebook reportedly developing app for set-top TV boxes

Social-networking giant Facebook Inc. is developing a new app to bring video content and advertising to television screens in living rooms around the world, according to a WSJ report.

Citing anonymous sources familiar with Facebook's plans, the WSJ reported that company is developing a tvOS app that would allow users to watch Facebook videos and adverts on their TV screens.

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