Tag Archives: Replaced

Samsung Note 7 recall: Millions of phones to be replaced after batteries explode

Samsung has issued a global recall of its new Galaxy Note 7 phone, affecting millions of devices, after a fault with the phone’s battery caused it to explode. The device, which was due to go on sale in the UK today, has already sold over 1 million devices, but several users had posted images and videos of charred phones online. The ...

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Facebook 'trending' featuring fake news hours after humans replaced with robots

Hours after Facebook fired its “trending” news team and replaced it with robot curators, the social network’s  news section featured inaccurate and potentially offensive articles.  The stories that appeared in the trending news box were previously curated by journalists, who would weed out links that weren’t high quality or from well-regarded publications. Facebook has replaced these human curators with an algorithm that has proven to be ...

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Gawker Count: Martin O'Malley Clinches Nomination If Everyone Dies and Is Replaced With More Martin O'Malleys

After a new survey of superdelegates, the Associated Press declared the inevitable Monday evening, naming Hillary Clinton the presumptive Democratic nominee. According to Gawker’s own survey of hypothetical genetic clones of Martin O’Malley, however, the former Maryland Governor will easily win the nomination should all party officials die and be replaced by said clones. The AP reports that Clinton now ...

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FBI Now Investigating Virginia Governor Who Replaced the Virginia Governor Convicted of Corruption

According to CNN, Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe is “the subject of an ongoing investigation,” conducted by the FBI and the Justice Department’s public integrity unit. McAuliffe took office in 2014, the same year former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were convicted on corruption charges. http://gawker.com/ex-gov-bob-and… CNN reports the joint investigation has been going on since last year ...

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New $20 Bill: Andrew Jackson Will Be Replaced By Prominent Woman From American History, Hillary Clinton Suggests Harriet Tubman

There will soon be a new $ 20 bill as Andrew Jackson will be taken off and replaced by a woman, but Alexander Hamilton has saved his spot on the $ 10 bill. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew had announced last summer that Hamilton would likely be replaced with one of the most influential women in American history, but the decision ...

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Brian Johnson Replaced By Axl Rose: Did AC/DC Kick Longtime Lead Singer Out Of The Band?

Brian Johnson is officially done with AC/DC. The Aussie rock band has replaced Brian Johnson with Gun ‘N Roses frontman Axl Rose, and while Johnson’s hearing loss is reportedly the reason for the switch, it sounds like there could be much more to the story. AC/DC made the official announcement about Brian Johnson’s departure on the band’s official website ACDC.com, ...

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Kardashian Easter: Lamar, Tyga, and Blac Chyna, Has Easter Church Outing Replaced The Iconic Christmas Card?

The Kardashian-Jenner family Christmas card was traditionally a touchstone for the wealthy family. Through elaborate complementary costumes and sets, Kris Jenner made keeping up with her family easier. But the 2015 Christmas card featured only the third generation of Kardashian-Jenners. The 2014 Kardashian-Jenner Christmas card never materialized. Now detail hungry Kardashian fans can only wait for a holiday to see ...

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Angelina Jolie No Longer Lara Croft? ‘Tomb Raider’ Star Replaced By ‘Star Wars’ Daisy Ridley?

The coveted role of Lara Croft may not be every actresses’ dream, but it should be. She’s highly skillful, sexy, smart and a kick-ass character that looks everything look good. Angelina Jolie helped shape the shoes of Lara Croft, but now a newcomer reportedly will be stepping into them and onto the big screen. That newcomer is none other than ...

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Messaging Apps: Have You Replaced Your Texting with a Messaging App?

According to research by IHS Technology, a UK consultancy firm, the number of people using top messaging apps like Facebook Messenger, WeChat, and SnapChat increased by more than a billion in 2015 to a combined 4.2 billion active users. Messaging apps have effectively pushed out social networks to become the most dominant platforms and apps on mobile devices – and ...

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