Wikipedia article of the day for August 3, 2018 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

The Wikipedia article of the day for August 3, 2018 is Dangerously in Love.
“Baby Boy” is a song by American singer Beyoncé (pictured) from her debut solo studio album Dangerously in Love. Featuring Jamaican rapper Sean Paul, the song was released by Columbia Records and Music World Entertainment as the second single from the album on August 3, 2003. Both artists co-wrote the song with Scott Storch, Robert Waller and Jay-Z; Beyoncé also co-produced the song. Containing a lyrical interpolation of “No Fear” by hip hop group O.G.C, “Baby Boy” is an R&B and dancehall song with reggae and Arabic music influences. The lyrics detail a woman’s fantasies. The song topped the US Billboard Hot 100 for nine consecutive weeks, and was Beyoncé’s longest-running solo number-one single until 2007, when it was surpassed by “Irreplaceable”. It reached the top ten in read more

France Outlaws Lewd Catcalls To Women In Public Amid Attack Uproar


France Outlaws Lewd Catcalls To Women In Public Amid Attack Uproar
France voted to outlaw sexual harassment on the streets, leaving cat-callers and aggressively lecherous individuals facing potential on-the-spot fines of up to 750 euros as part of tougher legislation to fight sexual violence.

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This 3D-printed camp stove is extra-efficient and wind-resistant

I love camping, but there’s always an awkward period when you’ve left the tent but haven’t yet created coffee that I hate camping. It’s hard not to watch the pot not boil and not want to just go back to bed, but since the warm air escaped when I opened the tent it’s pointless! Anyway, the Swiss figured out a great way to boil water faster, and I want one of these sweet stoves now.

The PeakBoil stove comes from design students at ETH Zurich, who have clearly faced the same problems as myself. But since they actually camp in inclement weather, they also have to deal with wind blowing out the feeble flame of an ordinary gas burner.

Their attempt to improve on the design takes the controversial step of essentially installing a stovepipe inside the vessel and heating it from the inside out rather than from the bottom up. This has been used in lots of other situations to heat water but it’s the first time I’ve seen it in a camp stove.

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Moto Z3 is the world’s first 5G-upgradable smartphone, say Motorola and Verizon

The Moto Z3 release date is August 16, and that’s also when you’re be able to buy the world’s first 5G-upgradable smartphone, according to Verizon and Motorola.

Moto Z3 will be able to tap into Verizon’s budding 5G network with a forthcoming 5G Moto Mod accessory. We’re currently in Chicago awaiting to see a hardware demo.

So far, we’ve seen the Moto Z3 smartphone, and when combined with the 5G Moto Mod, it should benefit from expanded bandwidth, higher speeds and lower latency.

Verizon is currently rolling out 5G residential broadband service in four US markets: Houston, Los Angeles, Sacramento and one additional city to be announced soon. 

It’ll then move on to mobile 5G solutions in 2019. That’s when we may see the Moto Mod 5G accessory launch, although Motorola hasn’t said that just yet.

Moto Z3 5G phone: what’s it all about

There’s some good news and bad news about the Moto Z3. Moto’s 2018 flagship phone doesn’t look too different than the Moto Z3 Play, read more

Sonos CEO says Google Assistant could be on its speakers by year’s end

Spence also discussed the potential effect of US trade tariffs, as its speakers are built in China. He noted that if tariffs come into play, consumers will likely have to pay a little more to offset those costs.

Sonos became a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq exchange Thursday. The stock rose from $15 a share, settling at just under $20 at the end of trading. That gave the company a valuation of a little under $2 billion.

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Spotify becomes the latest tech platform to reject Alex Jones

Yesterday, Spotify became the third tech platform in just over a week to take a stance on Alex Jones’s controversial far-right and conspiracy theorist content. The streaming service removed several Infowars podcast episodes due to their violation of the policy against hate content that Spotify released in May. This action follows strikes given against Jones by both YouTube and Facebook for videos containing content that violated those company’s policies, including Islamophobic and transphobic hate speech and child endangerment.

In a statement to Bloomberg on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for Spotify said the following:

“We take reports of hate content seriously and review any podcast episode or song that is flagged by our community. Spotify can confirm it has removed specific episodes of ‘The Alex Jones Show’ podcast for violating our hate content policy.” 

While Spotify did not reveal the specific episodes removed or the specific terms of the policy they violated, the possibilities read more