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Facebook overhauls News Feed to focus on what friends and family share

Facebook has just announced that it will be introducing a "major change" to the News Feed, presenting more content from people you know and less public content from brands, media and more. "People have told us that they dislike spammy posts on Facebook that goad them into interacting with likes, shares, comments, and other actions".

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Donkey Kong coming to Mario

Honestly, he sounds a tiny bit overpowered, but you wouldn't expect anything less for such a righteous dude! You can even enjoy the game in Co-Op using just 2 joy con. More information on the game will likely be coming soon, so be sure to stay tuned for that. This new mode will make the game much more accessible to a younger audience.

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Skype adds Private Conversations with end-to-end encryption

Microsoft and Signal have teamed up to make Skype conversations as private as possible. It is available for anyone running the Skype Insider Beta build with build number 8.13.76.9 on Mac, Windows, Linux, Android, and iOS. An invite will be sent to the contact that the user wants to have a Private Conversation with. WhatsApp users have complete encryption and don't have to enter any special feature or " Private Conversation " to get that added layer of security.

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Investors Want Apple To Help Curb Kids' Smartphone Addiction

In an open letter to the technology giant, New York-based Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers' Retirement System , highlighted increasing concern about the effects of gadgets and social media on youngsters. "Apple has always looked out for kids, and we work hard to create powerful products that inspire, entertain, and educate children while also helping parents protect them online".

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Pokemon Go support for iPhone 5, 5C to end in February

Wondering if your device is included in the purge? Affected devices include the iPhone 5 , iPhone 5c , iPad (4th generation), iPad (3rd generation), iPad mini, and iPad 2. There's so many more players that have since given up on the EX Raids. Though fans with the game probably have higher iPhone models, the few that do have outdated models are going to be disappointed with this announcement.

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Buffett on cryptocurrencies: 'They will come to a bad ending'

Buffett and Charles T Munger, Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway , will continue in their existing positions, including being responsible for significant capital allocation decisions and investment activities. Buffett shot down the idea that Abel and Jain would share the CEO post once he's no longer running the company, saying there would be one person in the position but not saying who it would potentially be.