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  1. Armenius

    Guinness Book of World Records creates new record just for EA: "Most-downvoted Comment on Reddit"

    Shortly prior to the release of the much-maligned Star Wars Battlefront II, an EA representative on Reddit tried to address the concerns players had with the time sink required in the game to unlock new characters that included the predatory real money microtransaction system to reduce that...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Epic Games Denies Client Spying Accusations

    This week, users on Reddit accused Epic Games of spying on their customers through the Epic Games Store software. Among other things, the thread accuses the Epic client of making a copy of Steam's localconfig.vdf, sending hardware information and a list of running processes to Epic, and...
  3. cageymaru

    Tech Enthusiasts Create a Guide to AMD FreeSync Working with Nvidia GPUs

    Windows 10 build 1803 allows for switchable graphics and some enterprising Redditors have put it to good use. Switchable graphics allows for devices such as external graphics accelerators to be added to systems. The default system GPU will be labeled as the "Power Saving" GPU and the other...
  4. cageymaru

    Early Reddit Database Was Hacked and User Information Accessed

    Hackers accessed the 2005 - 2007 Reddit databases and potentially stole email addresses and old encrypted passwords. They also had access to 2018 email digests. The Reddit spokesperson suggests that users enable two factor authentication (2FA) to keep their accounts safe and reassured users...
  5. R

    $100 DLC Comes With Password Stealing Malware for DRM

    A few months ago, a Reddit user by the name of crankyrecursion noticed that the A320 addon from FlightSimLabs contained a file called "test.exe." This file turned out to be used to extract a users passwords from Google Chrome if a pirated key was used, and send your passwords back to...
  6. DooKey

    YouTube and Reddit Banning Firearms Related Content

    Both YouTube and Reddit have decided to jump into the politically charged waters of gun control. YouTube is (WARNING auto play video) banning videos that relate to the selling of guns and some accessories like bump stocks as well as videos that show how to assemble firearms. Reddit has lumped...
  7. R

    Reddit and Pornhub Ban AI Generated Fake Videos

    In the latest news on AI pr0n, Reddit and Pornhub are banning the machine learning created superimposed videos known as "deepfakes." Reddit has split some old rules about adult content, one of which is now "Do Not Post Involuntary Pornography." A spokesman from Pornhub told Motherboard "We do...
  8. R

    Personalized Fake Porn Now For Sale On Reddit

    The Reddit community deepfakes" which has been creating fake porn videos of celebrities using machine learning is now letter you make custom requests for a donation of bitcoin. While the legality of what they were doing was questionable at best, bringing commercial use into the mix could very...
  9. DooKey

    Redditors Can't be Bothered to Read What They Vote On

    Believe it or not a new study is out that shows redditors don't read the content they are voting on almost 3/4 of the time. Students at Notre Dame studied the habits of 309 reddit users and came to the conclusion that most reacted without reading due to "cognitive fatigue". I think they meant...
  10. DooKey

    EA’s Defense of Star Wars: Battlefront II is Now Reddit’s Most Downvoted Comment

    Things just keep getting worse for EA and their loot box fiasco in Battlefront II. Apparently the denizens of Reddit are really mad about a comment the EA team made during their defense of how long it takes to get certain heroes unlocked. Once the sales numbers are released we'll find out how...
  11. DooKey

    Study Finds Fringe Communities on Reddit and 4chan have High influence on Twitter

    Researchers have conducted the first large-scale measurement of how mainstream and alternative news flows through multiple social media platforms. Based on their findings it appears that Reddit and 4chan serve as an incubation chamber for a lot of information. It just goes to show how...
  12. M

    Redditor Archived Nearly 2 Million GBs of Porn to Test Amazon's Unlimited Cloud Storage

    Well, some one had to do it, for science -- of course. A reddit user by the name of beaston02 decided to take things into his own hands by archiving almost 2 million gigabytes of porn to test Amazon's supposed unlimited Cloud Storage. That's about 1.8 petabytes or the equivalent of 293 years of...
  13. M

    Reddit Launches Video Platform for Site

    Reddit officially launched its own video hosting. Starting way back in June certain communities were able to upload videos to its page. The platform is expanding for a majority of the communities with moderators given the ability to opt-out. The company's intentions are to provide a more...
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