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Researchers propose AI that improves the quality of any video

In a preprint paper, researchers propose an AI framework for transforming low-quality videos into high-resolution, high-framerate footage.

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Inside the Seething Boardroom Drama That Poisoned HQ Trivia

The app was America’s favorite gameshow until a toxic culture and co-founder feuding drove it off the air. Now, the CEO wants to bring it back.

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When that ‘AI company’ isn’t really an AI company | TechCrunch

Artificial intelligence is one of the most important fields in technology right now, which makes it ripe for buzzword-savvy startups to leverage for attention. But while machine learning and related technologies are now frequently employed, it’s less comm

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10 Simple Tricks for Charging Your Smartphone Faster

If your phone battery is in the dangerous zone, use these tricks to get it back up to full power as fast as possible.

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iPhone 12 leak reveals a next-gen feature that’s never been in a smartphone before

We still have six months to go before Apple releases its new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro lineup. That's a long time to wait, but there's already more hype surrounding Apple's next-generation flagship iPhone models than any other smartphone in 2020.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli startups are greasing the wheels of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

How did a tiny country without a significant manufacturing sector become so important to the Fourth Industrial Revolution – and how will that help us all?

Science & Technology | Tech

How to mute a single word on Twitter - The Verge

While most of us are aware that we can mute conversations or other accounts on Twitter, you can also mute a specific word. You can do it straight from a tweet using your iPhone, or from settings using an Android phone or desktop.

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22 New Features & Changes for iPhone in iOS 13.4

So far, iOS 13's major point updates have all been pretty exciting for iPhone. We've seen iOS 13.1, 13.2, and 13.3 come and go, offering more than 60 new features and changes combined to that very first version of iOS 13. While iOS 13.3.1 was a minor upda

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Why Dropbox shares are soaring after it reported earnings | TechCrunch

While the broader SaaS category has seen huge valuation gains in recent quarters, Dropbox has not. But perhaps the environment is changing for the company with its latest results.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Leak reveals launch timing for a brand new product unlike anything Apple has made before

There's really no question at this point that 2020 is shaping up to be an extremely busy year for Apple, and much of the focus from fans is on one product line in particular. Needless to say, we're talking about Apple's iPhone lineup.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook is testing tabs to organize your News Feed

Facebook caused a lot of hullabaloo when it changed the News Feed from chronological order to an algorithmic ranking, and some people will never get over it. While you can still sort your feed by ‘Most Recent,’ the option is currently buried in the sideba

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard Showrunner Explains Why There's So Much Modern Tech in the Show

Star Trek: Picard is continuing to expland the vision of the Star Trek universe in the modern age, alongside its sister series, Star Trek: Discovery. However, while Discovery re-examines Star Trek's past (and future) from a new angle, Star Trek: Picard ha

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The 'Robo Revenge' App Makes It Easy to Sue Robocallers | WIRED

Mac malware, a Bitcoin mixer, and more of the week's top security news.

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Apple Music now groups different versions of the same albums - The Verge

Apple Music has tweaked the way it organizes different versions of the same album. Now, if you tap on an album in Apple Music, any alternate versions will appear below the tracklist in a section called "Other Versions."

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Instagram CEO explains why the company hasn't developed an iPad app yet - 9to5Mac

It’s 2020 and Instagram still doesn’t have an iPad app — despite its barrage of other feature additions and expansions. Now, in a response to a user question this weekend, Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri has explained why the company has yet to roll out an app

Science & Technology | ISRAELI TECH

New iPhone Exclusive Reveals Stunning Apple Design Decision

Apple's iPhone 12 will be unlike any rival 2020 smartphone thanks to this radical design decision...

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If Apple’s 5G iPhone plans are still fluid, it’s in for quite a ride

A new report claims that Apple's still tinkering with antenna options for its 5G iPhones, which if accurate could lead to last-minute cellular speed issues.

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YouTube user transforms 120-year-old film into a 4K video and the results are breathtaking

Preservation of art.

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WhatsApp now has more than 2 billion users

WhatsApp announced today it has crossed the mark of 2 billion users today. It’s the second Facebook-owned service to achieve that milestone after the social network got to that number in 2017. The mobile messaging app was initially released in 2009, and w

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

This brilliant app waits on hold for you | TechCrunch

DoNotPay helps you get out of parking tickets and cancel forgotten subscriptions, and now it can call you when it’s your turn in a customer service phone queue. The app today is launching “Skip Waiting On Hold.” Just type in the company you need to talk t

Business & Finance | Business

Is Venture Capital Worth the Risk?  | The New Yorker

Nathan Heller on how the industry shaped the past decade and could destroy the next one.

Science & Technology | Tech

iOS 13.4 May Allow iPhone, Apple Watch to Serve as Car Keys

The CarKey API, spotted by 9to5Mac in the first iOS 13.4 beta, will allow iPhone and Apple Watch owners to use the devices as car keys for compatible vehicles.

Science & Technology | Social Media

'Every kid wants to be an influencer': Why TikTok is taking off with Gen Z - Digiday

Marketers and publishers are still trying to get a handle on why TikTok is so popular among Gen Zers. Six Gen Z marketing consultants and entrepreneurs give their take.

Science & Technology | Technology

Steve Jobs' personality changed after Apple's success, Wozniak says

The Apple co-founders viewed money very differently, Wozniak says in a podcast interview.

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Google knows what you look like. Here's what it means and how to opt out - CNET

Google's Face Match technology isn't everywhere yet, but it's always looking. Find out what's happening with your face data and what you can do to stop it.

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Web scraping is now legal - Towards Data Science

In late 2019, the US Court of Appeals denied LinkedIn’s request to prevent HiQ, an analytics company, from scraping its data. The decision was a historic moment in the data privacy and data…

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WhatsApp ends support for millions of smartphones around the world

WhatsApp no longer supports smartphones on Android versions 2.3.7 and older, and iOS 8 and older. Affected people will have to upgrade their OS or their device.

News | News

Canada Wins, U.S. Loses In Global Fight For High-Tech Workers

If there is a global war for tech talent, right now Canada is winning. And U.S. immigration policies are part of the reason.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

2020 Lunar New Year Lucky Trade Odds are around 9% now | Pokemon GO Hub

The Silph Science group reported that Lucky Trade chances for newly caught Pokémon have been…

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Apple and Google’s location privacy controls are working

As users opt out of tracking en masse, advertisers will have to make do with limited location data.

Gaming | Gaming

Sony just announced a great new PS5 feature, but it was hidden in a cryptic message

There’s no doubt about it, the PlayStation 5 is one of the most exciting products launching this year. Microsoft is also launching a brand new console this holiday season, but the PS5 is easily getting more attention than the Xbox Series X, and things m

Science & Technology | TECH

Google finds Apple Safari anti-tracking feature actually enabled tracking

Apple's Intelligent Tracking Prevention technology posed risks to privacy and security, a research paper concluded.

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6 clever Gmail tricks to cut down on regret, frustration and spam

Gmail can help you keep both your inbox and your reputation clean by giving you control over what goes out and what comes in to your Gmail account.

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7 paid iPhone apps on sale for free on January 20th – BGR

We started our week off by digging through hundreds of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale. Want to know why? It's so that you don't have to. We did all the hard work for you and came up with a list of the seven best premium iOS apps that are all available

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This brilliant hidden iPhone feature shows one of iOS’s biggest advantages over Android – BGR

Younger smartphone fans might not have even been using a cell phone long enough to realize this, but there actually was a time in the smartphone industry before Apple's iOS platform and Google's Android platform dominated the industry.

Gaming | Gaming

PS5 launch timing was just leaked by a big game developer – BGR

Sony confirmed a few days ago that it would not attend E3 2020 even though this is the PlayStation 5’s launch year, the company practically confirmed that the PS5 will be unveiled soon at a dedicated event.

Science & Technology | Tech

Behold: The foldable iPhone of your dreams

With rumors surrounding Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 series starting to pick up, we’ve been learning new tidbits about the phones every week. We know the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPh…

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Apple's App Store appeals process would make 'Kafka blush,' entrepreneur tells Congress

The entrepreneurs focused on Apple's App Store, which is the only way for most people to install software on an iPhone.

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Airbnb Revamps Corporate Governance, Tying Bonuses to Safety - Bloomberg

Airbnb Inc. is laying the groundwork for a public market debut later this year, announcing a new corporate governance strategy that values safety, sustainability, diversity and accountability.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

'Remarkable' Mathematical Proof Describes How to Solve Seemingly Impossible Computing Problem

You enter a cave. At the end of a dark corridor, you encounter a pair of sealed chambers. Inside each chamber is an all-knowing wizard. The prophecy says that with these oracles’ help, you can learn the answers to unanswerable problems. But there’s a catc

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Facebook backs off plan to plaster ads all over WhatsApp - The Verge

Facebook is "backing away" from earlier plans to sell ads for placement inside its enormously popular WhatsApp messaging service. According to The Wall Street Journal, the team that had been working on building ads into WhatsApp was disbanded in

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Browser benchmark battle January 2020: Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Edge vs. Brave | VentureBeat

What's the best browser for Windows 10? We ran eight browser benchmarks on Chrome 79, Firefox 72, Edge 79, and Brave 1.2 to find out.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

| Why Self-Driving Cars Won't Fix Our Transportation Woes

article by Cameron Roberts  It’s 2035, and you’re going to a movie. As you walk out the door, you reach for your phone instead of the car keys because you don’t have a car. Instead, you’ve ordered your ride to come to you. The car that arrives ha

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Apple to replace faulty Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max, XR

Apple launched a replacement program for defective Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. A problem involving batteries may sound alarming at it calls to mind exploding smartphones, but Apple clarified that the defects do not

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WhatsApp hidden features: Five tricks that you must know

WhatsApp keeps adding a bevy of features and updates to provide its customers with a smooth messaging experience.Here are some of the best and lesser-known features that you should try out now

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The best (and strangest) new gadgets from CES 2020

We’ve picked out the star products and strangest new gadgets from the CES showfloor. If you’re in need of an affordable OLED, sit-down Segway or self-navigating suitcase, you’ve come to the right show report

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Survey: Most consumers only willing to pay $20 per month for streaming TV, would prefer ads instead - 9to5Mac

Following the launch of Apple TV+ in November, more streaming services are coming in 2020. A new survey from The Trade Desk, cited by CNBC, says that the majority of consumers in the United States aren’t willing to pay more than $20 per month total on str

Travel | Travel

Mind-blowing Delta board shows 100 passengers personalized flight details at the same time

Delta Airlines is using Misapplied Sciences Parallel Reality tech to display flight information for up to 100 people on the same board, at the same time.

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TiVo gets into the streaming fight with the new $69 Stream 4K - The Verge

TiVo’s $69.99 TiVo Stream 4K is an HDMI dongle designed to compete with products like the Fire TV, Chromecast, or Roku Streaming Stick. It’ll rely on Sling TV for a DVR feature instead of traditional cable. Otherwise, it seems like a standard Android TV s

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Here's what AI experts think will happen in 2020

It’s been another great year for robots. We didn’t quite figure out how to imbue them with human-level intelligence, but we gave it the old college try and came up with GPT-2 (the text generator so scary it gives Freddy Krueger nightmares) and the AI

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CES 2020: checking in with 2019’s best tech one year later - The Verge

Each and every CES, technology companies pull out all the stops to show off the boldest, most outlandish, and experimental products, from Sony’s MicroLED TVs to experimental gaming products from Alienware, Asus, and Razer. That’s why we at The Verge feel

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Facebook tracks you offline: How to make it stop

You may not agree with Facebook’s practices, but it’s hard to argue against its effectiveness. Advertisers are willing to pay big bucks to access your data collected through the social media platform.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

2010-2019: Highlights From A Decade Of World-Changing Israeli Innovations

The past 10 years brought new apps, devices and a huge rise in social media use. It brought better mobile connectivity, AI, cloud computing, hardware innovations, autonomous vehicles, and so much more

Science & Technology | Social Media

How social media has changed in the past decade, according to its influencers

From Jake Paul to iJustine and Nerd City, NBC News spoke with more than half a dozen content creators about how the last decade of internet culture has evolved.

Science & Technology | Tech News

The 11 best apps for your new Mac - The Verge

We’ve compiled a list of some of the best software available for Apple’s Mac, from email and shortcut apps to window organizers and multimedia players. Airmail 3, Alfred, Bear, LastPass, Todoist, Tweetdeck, and VLC are just a handful of the apps that

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The 11 Best Gadgets of 2019 to Get You Excited About 2020

We’re in a pretty stable place right now when it comes to gadgets. For the most part, we’re currently stuck in a cycle of continuous, minute iterations to the same ol’ tech and it’s hard to get excited about that. But the gadgets below didn’t just end up

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The 10 best apps for your new Windows PC

Anyone who has used Windows through more than one version knows that, no matter how many utilities Microsoft adds to its operating system, there are always apps and utilities that will enhance your use.

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25 Tech Predictions for 2020 | Inc.

The year 2020 opens a new decade and much will be different, relative to ten years ago. Here are more than two dozen predictions about what to expect, according to industry experts and executives.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Billion-Dollar Ideas: Of 30 Israeli-Founded Unicorns, 13 Joined The Club In 2019

TechAviv's Yaron Samid keeps an updated list of private companies with Israeli founders valued at $1 billion or over. | NoCamels

Science & Technology | Technology

A Twitter Bug Could Use Your Phone Number to Expose Personal Details | Digital Trends

A security researcher has revealed that it's possible to find phone numbers and match them to Twitter usernames, a security flaw that could leave millions of people's accounts exposed. The researcher said he'd already found the phone numbers of several hi

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter blocks animated PNGs to keep trolls from using them to trigger seizures

Twitter will no longer animate PNG files after trolls hijacked the Epilepsy Foundation's handle and hashtags last month to send potentially seizure-inducing ima...

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Facebook is building an operating system so it can ditch Android | TechCrunch

Facebook doesn’t want its hardware like Oculus or its augmented reality glasses to be at the mercy of Google because they rely on its Android operating system. That’s why Facebook has tasked Mark Lucovsky, a co-author of Microsoft’s Windows NT, with

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The Most Useful Gadgets of 2019 | ZDNet

Usually these end of year gadget listings are dominated by expensive items such as smartphones and monster desktop PCs. This listing is different.

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Apple Music vs. Spotify: Which service is the streaming king?

Spotify is the undisputed king of on-demand music streaming. But Apple Music, now the most popular service in the United States, is hot on its heels. In our Apple Music versus Spotify showdown, we lay out the differences between these streaming behemoths

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Buddy Adventure Guide: Everything you need to know | Pokemon GO Hub

Buddy Adventure is a new Pokémon GO feature that allows players to become best buddies…

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter rolling out redesigned iPad interface with multiple columns, more

Twitter is rolling out an update to the official Twitter for iPad app that brings a much-needed interface redesign. With today’s update, Twitter for iPad now better takes advantage of the added screen real estate available on the iPad. As first noted by A

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7 paid iPhone apps you can download for free today - December 17th

We dug through hundreds of paid iPhone and iPad apps on Tuesday to find the very best ones that are on sale for free for a limited time. There are a bunch of solid options out there today, so it was tough to narrow things down.

Science & Technology | Tech

Windows 10 now lets you make phone calls direct from your PC

The Calls feature of Microsoft’s Your Phone app has moved out of testing, and into general availability for Android users.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Tech Company Aims to Protect Vehicles From Hackers

SafeRide Technologies is working with major vehicle manufacturers to protect cars from hackers. Photo: Courtesy. Just like a smartphone or …

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Why You Should Never Charge Your Phone in Public USB Ports Without a USB Data Blocker

Public USB ports could be an easy way for hackers to steal your device’s passwords and other important data.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

December 2019 Legacy Moves Update | Pokemon GO Hub

As a part of their recent Community Note, Niantic announced that select Kanto region Pokemon will be able to re-learn some of their legacy moves. We went through the newly available move sets and analysed their impact in PvP and Raids. Complete list of re

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iPhone 12 Shock As Six ‘All-New’ Apple iPhones Revealed

Apple's stunning (and surprisingly large) new range of iPhones has been revealed...

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Google Maps finally brought one of its best new features to iPhone

Just over a month after it arrived on Android, Incognito mode is rolling out for Google Maps on iOS this week. It’s just one way that Google is handing the reins to back to users when it come…

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Not all 5G is the same. An expert breaks it down.

With 5G wireless networks poised to start rolling out in 2020, we chatted with an expert to breakdown the confusing standards and what that means for you.

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Every Google Assistant command to give your Nest speaker or display

From smart speakers and displays to Android phones and even an iPhone app, Google Assistant's list of platforms and skills keeps expanding all the time.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple Preaches Privacy. Here's Why Your iPhone Is Tracking Your Location Anyway

Ultra-wideband technology enables some pretty cool features, but it also means that your phone is always tracking you. 

Science & Technology | Social Media

Apple Issues New Warning For Millions Of iPhone Users

Apple has warned users its iPhones are performing secret background checks they might feel uncomfortable about...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Reddit’s monthly active user base grew 30% to reach 430M in 2019 | TechCrunch

In a year-end retrospective released this morning, Reddit says its user base grew 30% this year to reach 430 million monthly active users, as of the end of October. Its users also contributed 199 million posts, 1.7 billion comments and 32 billion upvotes,

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Facebook Gives Workers a Chatbot to Appease That Prying Uncle - The New York Times

The “Liam Bot” teaches employees what to say if friends or family ask difficult questions about the company over the holidays.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

We warned you AirPods would sell out, but 2 deals are somehow back in stock – BGR

AirPods are among the hottest items this holiday season, so we warned you that they would sell out when Amazon slashed prices to all-time lows. Now, we have some good news and some bad news. The bad news is that we were correct, and AirPods with Apple's w

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

How Close Are We to Star Trek Propulsion? | Discover Magazine

It’s popular to talk about how the original Star Trek, set in the 23rd century, predicted many devices that we’re using already here in 2014. It started with communicators that manifested as flip-open cell phones that many already consider too primitive, moved through computers that talk and recognize human voices and provide instant translation (all of which are constantly improving), to medical applications such as needle-free injection, anti-radiation drugs, and a medical tricorder.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

A Virtual Hospital, A Nav App For The Blind, An AR Microscope: Israel Showcases Digital Health Tech | News Brief

Over a thousand participants gathered in Tel Aviv for the second annual Digital.Health.Now conference focused on advanced Israeli innovations in telemedicine, digital healthcare, and general wellness aided by technology. | NoCamels

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter pauses plan to delete inactive accounts

The move comes amid concerns it would delete accounts from those who had died.

News | current events

Millions of Twitter and Facebook users may have had their personal information compromised

Twitter and Facebook have confirmed millions of users' personal information may have been compromised by malicious software in third-party apps.

Science & Technology | Technology

Close Down These 10 Antisemitic Accounts, ADL Tells Social Media Giants

A screenshot of Alison Chabloz performing a song that insults survivors of the Holocaust. In its latest attempt to pressure …

Science & Technology | TECH

Facebook launches new market research app after shutting down its controversial VPN service - The Verge

Facebook has launched Facebook Viewpoints, a new market research mobile app that will give you rewards for filling out surveys, testing new products, and more.

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Doctors Are Testing Human Suspended Animation for the First Time

The University of Maryland Medical Center has assembled a team to conduct the suspended animation experiment, but the rules governing ...

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SecurityWatch: After a Breach, Should You Still Trust Your VPN?

The recent breaches of NordVPN and TorGuard demonstrate how trust is an intangible but important feature of security software. If you lose confidence in a security product, such as a VPN, it's probably time to ditch it.

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Stuck in a Group Chat? Here's How to Stop It | Mental Floss

Trapped in a group chat on your phone's messaging service? Here's how to get out quickly and painlessly.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO 0.161 Release Notes are live | Pokemon GO Hub

Trainers, release notes for the Pokémon GO 0.161 update are now live! The release notes were shared on Niantic’s Support web page.  For Apple Users, this release will show as version 1.127 in the App Store. Here’s whats new (officially at least): Up

Science & Technology | TECH

Motorola Razr foldable phone does something the Galaxy Fold can't -- it snaps flat

Motorola shows off a 6.2-inch foldable screen you can flip up, and an innovative hinge design.

Science & Technology | Technology

WordPress 5.3 arrives with block editor improvements, new theme, and automatic image rotation

WordPress.org has launched WordPress 5.3 with block editor improvements, more design flexibility, Twenty Twenty theme, automatic image rotation, and more.

Science & Technology | Tech

Shady app lets stalkers view private Instagram accounts in exchange for their own data

Facebook doesn't have the best reputation when it comes to minding its users' privacy, and Cambridge Analytica exploiting the social network's third-party

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Rocket Boss Giovanni Counters | Pokemon GO Hub

Giovanni Pokémon GO Counters. A guide on how to defeat Team GO Rocket Boss Giovanni. Best Pokémon team against Giovanni.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

GO Field Guide - Pokemon GO Events, Countdown Timer, Raid Guides, Egg Hatch List and much more

GO Field Guide tool is made to assist you in playing Pokemon GO, It has up-to-date information for all Events along with local time, Raid Guides, Research task and rewards, Egg Hatch list, Checklist and much more

Travel | Travel

Is your Airbnb host spying on you with a hidden camera? Use this simple trick to find out.

A cybersecurity expert has identified a simple trick anyone can use to find out whether their Airbnb host might be monitoring them from afar.

Science & Technology | Technology

8 paid iPhone apps you can get for free on November 7th – BGR

This is as big of a collection of free apps as we've found in weeks, and there are some quality download here as well. If you're up for a quick gaming session, need to edit some photos, or want to put your top contacts into a convenient widget, we've got

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple’s Radical New iPhone Suddenly Takes Shape

Apple's biggest iPhone redesign in years has suddenly taken shape...

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31 Awesome Tech Gifts for Men

Looking for a gift for your husband, boyfriend, brother, or father? Let us guide you on your quest t

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Where tech companies should look to expand | TechCrunch

Brutally expensive housing markets, fierce competition over a shrinking talent pool and unbearably long commutes: these are some of the challenges plaguing typical tech hubs like the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Los Angeles and Boston

Science & Technology | Tech

Google Photos for Android rolling out sorting in Albums tab

Over the past several weeks, Google Photos has gained a story-esque Memories format and more print products. Google Photos album sort...

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Radiation Protection Space Vest To Make Debut On International Space Station | News Brief

A prototype of the AstroRad vest, developed by US-Israeli startup StemRad, will be sent to space on November 2 for feedback on its ergonomic features. | NoCamels

Science & Technology | Technology

Best tech under $25 - CNET

You don't need to spend a lot of money to get great gifts. Here are more than a dozen top-notch tech products and accessories that cost a mere $25 (with a few under $30 thrown in, too).

Science & Technology | Tech

Lenovo shows off foldable Razr with a fan render (updated)

A video shared today shows the rumored RAZR-like phone folding in half.

Politics | Politics

Twitter bans political ads after Facebook refused to do so

Facebook, by contrast, said it would not fact-check or remove ads placed by politicians, sparking backlash from lawmakers and employees.

Science & Technology | Technology

WhatsApp is suing an infamous spyware vendor for allegedly hacking its users - The Verge

WhatsApp is suing notorious spyware vendor NSO Group, saying the company was actively involved in hacking users of the encrypted chat service owned by Facebook. WhatsApp head Will Cathcart announced the suit in a Washington Post opinion article.

Science & Technology | Technology

Old iPhone users must update software in order to access web, emails and more, Apple warns - ABC News

Apple warns that those still using an iPhone 5 must update their iOS or lose access to many apps and the app store.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Drowning Prevention Startup Sightbit Says Its Tech Can Revolutionize Beach Rescue

An Israeli AI-powered beach camera system can assist lifeguards in tracking swimmers and recognizing threats. | NoCamels

Gaming | Gaming

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare review — disturbing and thoughtful

Infinity Ward has pushed the limit of comfort in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. The result is both disturbing and thoughtful.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter admits that it showed more ads to less popular users

Twitter has a history of working to appease high profile people on the platform. In May, it changed its policy to show everyone the same number of ads, abandoning an old approach that gave popular users a better experience.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokemon GO: PokéStop Submissions Guide | Pokemon GO Wiki - GamePress

Pokemon GO Wiki, Database, News, and Community for the Pokemon GO Player.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Update Warning Issued For Millions Of Microsoft Windows 10 Users

Microsoft's Windows 10 problems continue with a warning every user needs to know about...

Business & Finance | Business

IPOs are the beginning, not the end – TechCrunch

Earlier this month at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco, we sat down with Box’s Aaron Levie and PagerDuty’s Jennifer Tejada to discuss their respective companies’ paths to an IPO, the general IPO landscape and the pros and cons of going p

Science & Technology | Tech

Netflix and HBO shows are getting pirated on this app that's been bankrolled by advertisers such as Pandora, BET+ and TikTok

Underground apps such as TeaTV are showing new release films and HBO shows, and siphoning ad dollars from creators and legit content sites.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

5 High-Paying Remote Jobs In The IT Industry That Are Not Programming

Most folks without technical backgrounds believe that there’s no room for them in the IT industry. Nothing could be further from the truth. Even if you are a non-techie, there’s still plenty well-paid gigs you can go after in the IT industry.

Science & Technology | Tech

How to (mostly) remove annoying Memoji from the iMessage keyboard

Because Memoji keep appearing in the "FREQUENTLY USED" section of the iMessage keyboard even though you've never used them.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go Halloween 2019 event guide: field research, rewards, and Shiny Pokémon - Polygon

Until Nov. 1, Pokémon Go players will be able to catch some Pokémon wearing Halloween costumes, as well as more ghost- and dark-type Pokémon. There’s also special Halloween-themed research tasks.

Gaming | Gaming

Why Does Fortnite’s ‘New’ Map Have So Many Old Zones In It?

Fortnite has a new map for Chapter 2 with a lot of old zones still in it. What's going on?

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Regigigas, Shiny Regi Trio and Shiny Skarmory are coming to Pokémon GO | Pokemon GO Hub

Trainers, this is a massive update so take your time to ingest all of it. First, Regirock, Regice and Registeel are returning to Pokémon GO – for a brief time! From November 1 to November 4, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in your local time zone, Regirock, Regice,

Science & Technology | Tech

Steve Jobs Was Wrong About Computers (And We're Paying For It Right Now) | Inc.

Sometimes, entrepreneurs can be taken over by wishful thinking. Even the great ones.

Science & Technology | Tech

Scam Alert: New Phone Scam Uses a Real Text From Your Bank to Trick You | Mental Floss

If you get a call from someone claiming to be your bank, you should always be cautious. Here are some tactics one new phone scam uses to trick people.

Science & Technology | Technology

iPhone 11 Pro Max battles the Galaxy Note 10 in a battery test, and the winner is clear – BGR

Apple’s new iPhone 11 lineup the company unveiled in September came with a few surprises for once, with some early renders and physical designs that leaked out shown to be a bit off and allowing Apple to actually give fans a few things they weren’t ex

Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinterest says AI reduced reported self-harm content by 88% | VentureBeat

Pinterest announced that it's using AI and machine learning to reduce the visibility of self-harm content on its platform.

Science & Technology | Technology

7 paid iPhone apps you can download for free on October 10th – BGR

We've got some terrific paid iPhone and iPad apps for you to check out on Thursday that are all on sale for free. We had to dig through hundreds of apps to find them, but these seven iOS apps represent the best premium apps of the day that are available a

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple pulls police-tracking app used by Hong Kong protesters after consulting authorities

Apple Inc has removed an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements, saying it was used to ambush law enforcement - a move that follows sharp criticism of the U.S. tech giant by a Chinese state newspaper for allowing the software.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Rotom possibly teased in a mysterious tweet by Pokemon GO | Pokemon GO Hub

Pokemon GO official Twitter account has shared a peculiar tweet roughly an hour ago, hinting that Professor Willow’s computer may have been compromised! Maybe it’s too early, we think this is a clear hint for Rotom’s release in Pokemon GO. Here’s

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21 Best Websites To Get Programming Jobs In 2019

Today, there are plenty of well-paid contract gigs, remote and in-house positions available for programmers. Here is a curated list of 21 best IT job boards where you can easily find your next work engagement.

Gaming | Gaming

4 PlayStation 5 features that matter (and 4 that don't)

The PlayStation 5 is coming holiday 2020, but we have begun to learn a lot about it. Here are the features that are actually going to matter to you.

Science & Technology | Technology

End big tech's unfair advantage | VentureBeat

It's time to address the stark difference between legacy newspapers, radio, and television and today’s dominating digital technology companies.

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

Your Mac Doesn't Want to Empty the Trash? Make It!

Ever tried to empty the trash on your Mac, only to be told that "Operation can't be completed because the item [file name] is in use?" Force it to delete!

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Amazon’s Prime Video app disappears from the App Store [Updated] – TechCrunch

In what we understand was a “technical issue”, the Amazon Prime Video app disappeared from the Apple App Store, making it unavailable for new downloads or updates to users both on iOS and Apple TV. Twitter users began to tweet to Amazon for he

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Surface Pro 7 vs. iPad Pro: Can Microsoft's top 2-in-1 take on Apple's high-powered tablet?

Microsoft souped up the Surface Pro 7 with new processors and graphics, while the iPad Pro has new powers with iPadOS.