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Three-quarters of Americans lack confidence in tech companies’ 2020-02-25 15:54:10A significant majority of Americans have lost faith in tech companies’ ability to prevent the misuse of their platforms to influence the 2020 pr

Facebook’s latest ‘transparency’ tool doesn’t offer much — 2020-02-25 13:24:32Just under a month ago Facebook switched on global availability of a tool which affords users a glimpse into the murky world of tracking that its busi

Games already are social networks 2020-02-25 11:00:36Video games are only getting more popular. Roughly 2.5 billion people around the world played games last year, double the number of players in 2013. G

A multiverse, not the metaverse 2020-02-25 11:00:17Following web forums, web platforms and mobile apps, we are entering a new stage of social media — the multiverse era — where the virtual

Forensic Architecture redeploys surveillance-state tech to combat state-sponsored 2020-02-24 18:38:38The specter of constant surveillance hangs over all of us in ways we don't even fully understand, but it is also possible to turn the tools of the wa

Venmo prototypes a debit card for teenagers 2020-02-24 16:29:19Allowance is going digital. Venmo has been spotted prototyping a new feature that would allow adult users to create for their teenage children a debit

Facebook’s Creator Studio gains a mobile companion 2020-02-24 13:34:53Facebook’s Creator Studio has added a mobile companion. The insights dashboard for creators and publishers, which debuted globally in August 201

Rallyhood exposed a decade of users’ private data 2020-02-23 18:00:51Rallyhood says it’s “private and secure.” But for some time, it wasn’t. The social network designed to help groups communicate

Shopify joins Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Association 2020-02-21 10:07:03After eBay, Visa, Stripe and other high-profile partners ditched the Facebook -backed cryptocurrency collective, Libra scored a win today with the add

Daily Crunch: Twitter threads are getting easier 2020-02-20 12:23:44Twitter is rolling out a “continue thread” button, ViacomCBS has big plans for its streaming service and Morgan Stanley acquires E-Trade.

As Morgan Stanley buys E-Trade, Robinhood preps social 2020-02-20 11:04:15Before it was worth $7.6 billion, the original idea for Robinhood was a stock-trading social network. At my kitchen table in San Francisco in 2013, th

Twitter adds a button so you can thread 2020-02-20 06:47:13Hold that tweet — and add another one. Twitter is adding a new feature for mobile users to make it easier to link dispersed ‘shower though


Apple punishes facial recognition company Clearview AI for New! 2020-02-28 17:31:13Clearview AI's week keeps getting worse.  Apple has suspended the controversial facial recognition company's iOS developer account following a

Coronavirus prevention has people making memes about how they can't New! 2020-02-28 15:54:47According to guidelines released by the Center for Disease Control, one of the most effective ways to protect yourself against the novel coronavirus i

This box was worth $1,000 if we didn't New! 2020-02-28 15:33:50This mystery box by MSCHF was worth $1,000 unopened, but contained a product valued up to $7,000 inside. So we opened it. Read more...More about Masha

How to use Reddit to plan for your New! 2020-02-28 15:32:17Reddit's use expands further than just "Game of Throne" memes. Use it to plan your next vacay — we'll show you how.  Read more...More a

Create your cat’s dream playhouse with these modular New! 2020-02-28 15:28:17BLOCKS comes with beams, cubes, a slide, and connectors that allow users to attach the shapes anyway they’d like. Read more...More about Cats, M

TikTok star meticulously lays out grains of rice New! 2020-02-28 15:09:13Jeff Bezos is rich as hell, but if you have trouble understanding just how obscenely wealthy the Amazon founder is, we suggest you visit TikTok. Entre

Man released from coronavirus quarantine can't stop coughing New! 2020-02-28 14:56:48A man who was freshly out of quarantine for the coronavirus has raised eyebrows after he began coughing during a Fox News segment.  Frank Wucinsk

The concept for Vivo's new Apex phone has New! 2020-02-28 14:37:09With a 6.45-inch display, there’s so much screen real estate that it bends at a 120-degree angle on both sides. Read more...More about Mashable

China's App Store pulls the pandemic simulation game New! 2020-02-28 14:30:55In Plague Inc., players take on the role of an infectious disease and attempt to wipe out all human life.  Read more...More about Games, Mashable

The wheels on Apple’s $400 Mac Pro don’t New! 2020-02-28 14:29:12We wouldn’t be surprised if the wheel lock comes soon as another pricey add-on. Read more...More about Apple, Mashable Video, Mac Pro, Wheels, a

Amazon is a coronavirus mess as sellers sling New! 2020-02-28 12:58:20 Read more... More about Amazon, Internet, Consumerism, Coronavirus, and Culture

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra review: It's powerful. It's New! 2020-02-28 12:31:01 Read more... More about Samsung, Pixel 4, Iphone 11 Pro, Galaxy S20, and Tech

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Why are the NBA and Walmart using Clearview New! 2020-02-28 08:33:23A leaked list of Clearview AI’s clients shows that the controversial company’s facial recognition software has spread way beyond law enfor

Shocker: There’s another smart camera hackers can use New! 2020-02-28 08:10:45In case you needed a reason not to buy an internet-connected camera to guard your fortress: Yet another smart camera contained severe vulnerabilities

How to improve your memory for under $20 New! 2020-02-28 08:00:00The human brain is nothing short of a biological marvel, but sometimes (most notably around final exams) it can feel like our noodles can barely hold

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Steven Seagal to pay $330K settlement New! 2020-02-28 06:10:12Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t

Being a good boss is about being yourself New! 2020-02-28 06:00:16Countless articles have been written about the power of good leadership and how it can help employees and businesses thrive. And there’s a good

India’s biggest telecom boss tries to woo Trump New! 2020-02-28 04:47:52Earlier this week, US President Donald Trump visited India for two days. During the visit, he held a meeting with the country’s top busines

The hunt for a coronavirus cure is showing New! 2020-02-28 04:07:57The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared an international public health emergency over the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus. One

Vivo’s bonkers Apex 2020 concept phone hides a New! 2020-02-28 03:05:26Since this year’s MWC trade show in Barcelona was canceled due to the coronavirus scare, Vivo didn’t get a chance to unveil its latest Ape

Apple reportedly wants to put a trackpad on New! 2020-02-28 02:44:09The Information has an interesting little scoop about Apple reportedly planning to bake a trackpad into its next keyboard cover accessory that will co

Let’s Encrypt has now issued a billion free New! 2020-02-28 01:45:35HTTPS is now considered to be a base standard for website security. You can always check if a website is using the latest encryption standards to secu

Leaked EU legislation would force Apple to use 2020-02-27 14:33:35There was a time when virtually every phone had a removable battery – and then the iPhone was announced. As Apple’s trend-setting powers w

Facebook just canceled its F8 developer conference because 2020-02-27 14:26:44Facebook today announced the cancellation of its annual F8 developer conference due to fears over the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The annual conf


How to Avoid and Get Out of an 2020-02-24 15:00:00Tricks you use to motivate yourself will eventually stop working. Here's how to stay ahead.

How to Raise Your Credit Score by 100 2020-02-24 14:30:00Certified financial planner Jeff Rose wants to help you improve your credit.

Turn Browsers Into Buyers With These 4 E-Commerce 2020-02-24 14:30:00Using these marketing tricks, there's light at the end of the funnel.

25 Best Habits to Have in Life 2020-02-24 14:15:00If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.

What to Do Before Bed Tonight to Improve 2020-02-24 13:30:00How much sleep you get is important, but here's how to set yourself up for the best sleep.

To Prevent Workplace Burnout, Ask These 3 Questions 2020-02-24 13:00:00Too often we place the blame for burnout on the individual, when the fault lies with the culture they're embedded in.

When To Fire Yourself, or Change Before You 2020-02-24 12:30:00More than 50 percent of founders are replaced by the third round of financing. Here's how to know if you'll be one of them.

Business Idea of the Day: Virtual Ghost Kitchen 2020-02-24 12:00:00Prepare food that will strictly be delivered to customers.

Yes, February Is the Worst Month. Here Are 2020-02-24 12:00:00Instead of just slogging through, think like the Ancient Romans, and use this week to "purify" your routine.

Amazon Removing Fake Products 'Killing' Coronavirus 2020-02-24 11:07:04Sellers who advertise products claiming to treat or cure the coronavirus will see their listings pulled as Amazon tries reducing misinformation shared

How Companies Use Tech to Track Workers 2020-02-24 11:03:08Measuring employee performance with surveillance isn't new, but emerging technologies are helping companies monitor workers in arguably invasive ways

Identifying Your 'Curiosity Type' Is the Key to 2020-02-24 10:00:00How to use your natural sense of intrigue to energize your day.