Facebook confirms ban on misleading coronavirus ads

From The Verge: Facebook is banning ads that promise to cure, prevent, or otherwise incite panic around COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, the company has confirmed in a statement given to Business Insider. The company added that it has similar policies for its Marketplace platform where Facebook users can buy and sell items.

Rock Band and Guitar Hero creators are back to make you a Nintendo Switch DJ

From CNET: I hesitantly drop a Billie Eilish keyboard track on top of Lizzo's vocals from "Good as Hell," mixed with drums from Fatboy Slim's "The Rockefeller Skank." I apologize in advance. I love listening to mash-ups, I love making mash-ups. I have no idea what I'm doing. I'm doodling around with music. It all sounds good to me.

VIPER GAMING by PATRIOT Attends PAX EAST 2020 and Launch PXD m.2 PCIe Type-C External SSD

From Patriot Press Release: VIPER GAMING by PATRIOT has announced that their team will be featured at PAX EAST 2020, which is part of a national series of festivals centered around the gaming culture. The brand-new Patriot PXD m.2 PCIe Type-C External SSD, the next generation of portable storage solutions, will be showcased and tested on the PlayStation 4 with Marvel's Spider-Man video game. This PCIe m.2 based SSD over USB 3.2 Type-C connectivity brings superb speed and stability utilizing the Phison E13 PCIe controller, capacities from 512GB to 2TB.

CORSAIR Announces RGB Lighting Control for ASUS Aura Sync RGB Motherboards in iCUE Software

From CORSAIR Press Release: CORSAIR today announced that the extensive RGB lighting customization in CORSAIR iCUE software now extends to ASUS Aura Sync compatible motherboards. With both iCUE and the latest version of ASUS’ Aura Sync Utility installed, users can now fully control the RGB lighting on their ASUS motherboard through iCUE, as well as synchronize lighting with every iCUE-compatible CORSAIR device throughout their setup, from high-performance DRAM and CPU coolers to keyboards and mice.

CORSAIR Offers Additional Cooling Components Now in White

From CORSAIR Press Release: CORSAIR today launched new versions of several popular cooling products in a beautiful white finish, perfect for builders looking to create a PC with a head-turning white aesthetic. White CORSAIR iCUE QL RGB Series fans, lit by a stunning 34 RGB LEDs across four distinct light loops, will elevate the look of any build. For custom cooling enthusiasts seeking the lower temperatures and unmatched visuals of the CORSAIR Hydro X Series, the CORSAIR XC7 RGB CPU Water Block and XD5 RGB Pump/Reservoir Combo are now also available in white.

Microsoft’s new Xbox One dashboard now available with updated home screen

From The Verge: Microsoft is rolling out its new Xbox One dashboard design to all consoles this week. The new design focuses on overhauling the home page of the Xbox One dashboard, with frequently used games and apps available immediately. The new Home design also includes the ability to add or remove rows to customize it further, and quick access to Xbox Game Pass, Mixer, and the Microsoft Store.

Samsung Starts Mass Producing 16GB Memory Modules for Phones

From PC Mag: The next batch of premium smartphones to hit the market are likely to have 16GB of extremely fast RAM inside thanks to Samsung.

Today, Samsung announced that it's now mass producing 10nm 16GB modules of LPDDR5 mobile DRAM chips, which not only means smartphones will be able to do more, they'll do so faster and more efficiently. Samsung says the these 16GB DDR5 modules are 30 percent faster than the previous generation DDR4 modules, running at 5,500Mb/s. They also use 20 percent less energy, meaning more battery life for any phone using them.

Firefox enables network privacy feature for users in US

From CNET: Mozilla has begun enabling a Firefox privacy feature for everyone in the US that should make it harder for ISPs or others to track you online. The technology, called DNS over HTTPS (DOH), protects a crucial internet addressing technology with encryption.

Mozilla has tested DOH for months, but on Tuesday will start enabling DOH for everyone in the US. The gradual spread to all Firefox users should take a few weeks as Mozilla checks for problems.

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