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Science & Technology | Tech

5G Networks Could Throw Weather Forecasting Into Chaos | WIRED

The FCC is clashing with scientists who argue that 5G networks could interfere with weather sensors and compromise weather predictions.

Science & Technology | Tech

Ticketmaster put an end to screenshots with new digital ticket technology | TechCrunch

Ticketmaster is turning to new technology to help fight ticket fraud. The ticketing giant today unveiled its next-generation digital tickets, “Safetix,” which are tied to the ticket holder’s mobile device through an encrypted barcode that automatica

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Five Google features developed in Israel

The annual Google I/O developers conference heard about features for flood prediction, and helping the deaf, and those with speech and reading difficulties.

Business & Finance | Business

What to Look For When Choosing Your Investor, a Decision That Will Affect Your Chances of Success | Inc.

When raising capital, don't fall into the trap of taking the first money thrown at you because you will pay the price later on.

Science & Technology | Tech News

San Francisco supervisors vote to ban facial recognition software | VentureBeat

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted 8-1 to adopt a facial recognition software ban as part of a new surveillance technology use policy.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli technology at heart of Samsung’s innovation push | The Jerusalem post

“I think the Israeli start-up ecosystem is extremely important and that’s why we do this event every year, bringing together Israeli entrepreneurs and venture capitalists,"

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Turning 71, Israel can look with pride at the tech firms it has generated | The Times of Israel

From Mobileye and Mellanox to Mercury and Mazor, blue and white companies have won accolades upon their successful exit

Science & Technology | Tech

How the Apple store lost its 'wow' factor | AdAge

Current and former employees say brand building became more important than serving shoppers

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram is working on new rules for banning accounts

Less than a week after banning Alex Jones and other far-right extremists, Instagram has revealed that it is working on a new policy for account removals. These...

Travel | Israel

Ancient Jerusalem Comes To Life With 3D VR Tech In New Guided Tours | Technology News

The Tower of David museum partnered with Lithodomos VR to produce the first mobile virtual reality walking tour of Jerusalem, called 'Step into History.' | NoCamels

Science & Technology | Tech

New Bloomberg report leaks dozens of new features coming to iOS 13 – BGR

Apple's upcoming iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R have been leaking left and right over the past few weeks, so they have dominated the conversation among tech enthusiasts.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Scientists figure out new way to remove salt from water | Science & Tech News

The solvent-based method could be much cheaper to use than reverse osmosis or distillation based on water evaporating,

Science & Technology | Tech

Google is making it easier to build Android apps on a Chromebook

At I/O last year, Google announced it was adding Linux support to Chrome OS, a move that made it a lot easier for web and Android developers to use Chromebooks....

Advice & Self-Help | Tips & Tricks

Differences Between Android and iPhone | POPSUGAR Tech

Coke vs. Pepsi, UPS vs. FedEx, and Netflix vs. Amazon are all some of the greatest rivalries of all time. But no list of competitors would be complete without

Music | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

The Elvis is the cutest retro-inspired Bluetooth speaker I’ve seen | Yanko Design

With a retro name and a personality to match, the Xiaomi Elvis Atomic is adorably small, and is styled to look like a miniature memento or trophy, rather than a Bluetooth speaker. Its design pulls inspiration from the turntable, and looks like it belongs somewhere in Fallout 76, according to Mike Chua.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Everything Facebook announced at F8 2019 | VentureBeat

A comprehensive compendium of everything Facebook announced at its F8 2019 developer conference in San Jose, from Messenger to virtual reality.

Business & Finance | Business

Why Startups Fail

CB Insights found that 70% of upstart tech companies fail. Why do start-ups fail? Nine of the top 20 reasons for start-up failures – and five out of the top 10 – were related to customers – not meeting customers’ needs, not listening to them, or even ig

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram officially tests hiding Like counts | TechCrunch

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Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Researchers Take Steps Towards an Iconic "Trek" Medical Device

How've you been treating yourself lately? Any cuts or abrasions? Have you had to kiss any skinned knees? Gotten a scratch from a temperamental cat?

 

Science & Technology | Tech

Smart City Is Just a Buzzword, Says Head of Israeli Cities Union

The Tel Aviv skyline at night. Photo: Gilad Avidan via Wikimedia Commons. CTech – Without a clear definition of what …

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Smart TVs Are Cheaper Than Ever, and It's Because They're Selling Your Data | Mental Floss

Those big-screen televisions are sold at or near cost because manufacturers know they can profit from your personal data, including your viewing habits.

Science & Technology | Tech

Some users unable to download or update App Store apps, faced with endless iTunes terms and conditions prompts - 9to5Mac

Some sizeable number of people are experiencing an issue with the App Store at the moment. On an affected account, when attempting to download a pending app update or a whole new app, users are pre…

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook beats Q1 2019 profit estimates, sets aside $3 billion for privacy penalty | VentureBeat

Facebook blew away Wall Street profit estimates in the first quarter, and set aside $3 billion to cover a settlement with U.S. regulators.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Reddit’s Subreddits Are Getting Collections, Events Posts

The site tested the new feature with the "Game of Thrones" Subreddit first.

Gaming | Video Games

Nintendo Game Boy at 30: As fun as it ever was

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Game Boy's release in Japan. Three decades ago, the portable gaming landscape would change forever.

Science & Technology | Technology

An in-depth look at the internal politics at HQ Trivia that has left the startup scrambling to stay afloat

This week’s banishment of host Scott Rogowsky was merely a symptom of the ongoing struggle to decide who will lead HQ Trivia. According to multiple sources, more than half of the startup’s staff signed an internal petition to depose CEO Rus Yusupov, w

Science & Technology | Technology

Siri Shortcuts and Screen Time coming to the Mac - 9to5Mac

Apple is working on bringing the Mac and iOS closer together with the introduction of macOS 10.15 and iOS 13. Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, and more are expected to be unveiled for Mac during its Wo…

Entertainment | Netflix

Netflix's random play button is what we've all been waiting for

The company is testing a feature that could put a stop to endless Netflix scrolling.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon strikes at Spotify with new free streaming music with ads

Amazon is launching a free music service to compete with Spotify's offering. It complements its existing Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited plans.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinterest shares rise 28% on first day of trading, worth $13 billion | VentureBeat

Shares of Pinterest closed 28.58% higher than the IPO price on the first day of trading, giving the image-sharing site a $12.83 billion valuation.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook exposed millions more Instagram passwords than we realized

Facebook today revealed it'd discovered millions of improperly secured passwords on its server. So, you know... business as usual.

Science & Technology | Technology

Microsoft Issues Serious Windows 10 Update Warning

Microsoft has issued a new warning to Windows 10 owners about a serious update problem...

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Lime’s electric scooters will be able to tell when you’re too drunk to ride - The Verge

Lime co-founder and executive chairman Brad Bao chatted with The Verge’s editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and senior transportation reporter Andrew J. Hawkins about what’s next for the e-scooter revolution in this week’s Vergecast interview. Bao discussed how

Science & Technology | Technology

The Apple-Qualcomm Deal Reaffirms The Value Of IP And Technology Leadership

The settlement is a huge win for the U.S. patent system and all IP holders because one of the key arguments in Apple’s lawsuit and implied in the FTC’s lawsuit is that non-essential patents are worthless.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

What a Year in Space Did to Scott Kelly

An unprecedented and illuminating study monitored identical twins, one in space and one on Earth.

Business & Finance | Business

Why Uber Lacks A Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Sustainable competitive advantage means gaining the lion's share of an industry's profits. But ride sharing is a money-losing business and Uber's fancy-sounding Liquidity Network Effect is easy to copy. Skip its IPO.

Entertainment | Entertainment

I'm going to ditch Netflix for Disney Plus - here's why

The upcoming launch of Disney Plus on November 12 is going to finally cause me to get rid of my Netflix subscription. Here are the reasons why.

Science & Technology | Social Media

The chat feature may soon return to Facebook’s mobile app

Facebook upset millions upon millions of users five years ago when it removed chat from its core mobile app and forced them to download Messenger to communicate privately with friends. Now it looks like it might be able to restore the option inside the Fa

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Armored Mewtwo redesign revealed in the new Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution trailer | Pokemon GO Hub

After months of rumors and speculation, we finally have a first glimpse at the fabled Armored Mewtwo! The new trailer for Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution highlights several nostalgic scenes from the upcoming remake, but most importantly, shows a first glim

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

Disney+ app and worldwide rollout plans revealed

In the fall of 2017 Disney announced plans for a subscription streaming service of its own that could compete with the likes of Netflix. Last fall, it revealed...

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Lime just pulled its scooters out of Lubbock ahead of tonight’s NCAA game, in a maneuver that could usher in similar moves

Fans attending tonight’s NCAA Men’s National Championship basketball game between the University of Virginia and Texas Tech will have numerous ways to get back to their homes and hotels when one team or the other has won, but Lime -branded electric sc

Science & Technology | Social Media

To stop copycats, Snapchat shares itself

Evan Spiegel has finally found a way to fight back against Mark Zuckerberg’s army of clones. For 2.5 years, Snapchat foolishly tried to take the high road versus Facebook, with Spiegel claiming “Our values are hard to copy”. That inaction allowed Zu

Science & Technology | Technology

College students allegedly scammed Apple out of nearly $1M in iPhone replacements - The Verge

Two Chinese engineering students in Oregon allegedly scammed Apple out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in iPhone replacements and are now facing criminal charges in federal court, as first reported by The Oregonian. Authorities allege the students pul

Science & Technology | Tech

Google dissolves AI ethics board just one week after forming it - The Verge

Google today disclosed that it has dissolved a short-lived, external advisory board designed to monitor its use of artificial intelligence, following a week of controversy regarding the company’s selection of members. The decision, reported first today

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO and the April Fools’ joke that made billions | TechCrunch

It’s the morning of March 31st, 2014, and the Google Maps team is about to release its April Fools’ Day gag to the world. It wasn’t the first time this team had goofed around with an April Fools’ day joke. Google, as a whole, goes wild on April 1s

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Report: Apple to release three OLED iPhones in 2020, featuring new screen sizes from 5.42- to 6.67-inches

According to Digitimes this morning, Apple is laying the groundwork in the supply chain to launch three new iPhones in 2020 featuring OLED displays. The current flagship lineup offers OLED screens …

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook asks for public input about its plans for a content oversight board

In November, Facebook announced its plans to create an external content oversight board that would serve as something of a “supreme court” for Facebook’s more controversial content policy decisions. With the release of a draft charter i

Science & Technology | Social Media

New Facebook tool answers the question “Why am I seeing this post?”

Facebook announced today that it is adding a feature called “Why am I seeing this post?” to News Feeds. Similar to “Why am I seeing this ad?,” which has appeared next to advertisements since 2014, the new tool has a dropdown menu that gives users

Advice & Self-Help | Tips & Tricks

How to Scan Documents Using Your iPhone's Notes App | Mental Floss

You don't need to use a bulky scanner to scan your documents. If you own an iPhone, it's as easy as taking a picture.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Sony will reboot its Crackle streaming service by taking a back seat

Sony has teamed up with Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment to launch Crackle Plus.

Science & Technology | Tech

Lyft closes up 9% on first day of trading | TechCrunch

Pink confetti fell from the ceiling Friday as Lyft co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer celebrated their company’s IPO. The stock offering was a bona fide success, with shares selling for $87.24 apiece Friday morning — 21 percent higher than Lyft�

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple sells wireless charging AirPods, cancels charger days later | TechCrunch

“Works with AirPower mat”. Apparently not. It loooks to me like Apple doesn’t treat customers with the same “high standard” of care it apparently reserves for its hardware quality. Nine days after launching its $199 wireless charging AirPods hea

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple opens a beta test for its new TV app and subscriptions

You can get your first glimpse of channels and "For You" recommendations in Apple TV betas.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

10 Instagram Marketing Tools to Help Grow Your Brand on Instagram in 2019

Instagram marketing can help you scale your brand quickly, and these tools can help you do that.

Science & Technology | Technology

40 years of Apple - in pictures | Technology | The Guardian

From the first Apple computer, Steve Jobs leaving and returning, the iMac and the MacBook Air to the iPod, iPhone, iPad and Watch, Apple’s is a rich history

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

That Email You Didn’t Reply To? The Sender Could Be Tracking It—Here’s How to Find Out

With a special email tracking service, senders can see if you opened their email and chose not to respond. Here's how to stop that from happening and continue to ignore your emails in peace.

Science & Technology | Technology

The Apple Credit Card Is A Game Changer

Apple today announced the launch of the Apple Card. In conjunction with Goldman Sachs and MasterCard, Apple will launch its new credit card this summer. It offers up to 3% cash back paid daily, no fees, and what is sure to be an award winning app to track

Science & Technology | Tech

With facial recognition, shoplifting may get you banned in places you've never been - CNET

There are hundreds of stores using facial recognition -- none that have any rules or standards to prevent abuse.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple turned its livestream on early and things got super weird

Think '80s horror movie interspersed with bizarre performance art style stunts. But what does it all mean?

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple’s event on Monday could revolutionize the way we watch TV

Next week, Apple will hold a special media event in California where the company is expected to, at long last, unveil its brand new TV service. The event should be particularly interesting given that we've seen all sorts of information, at often times con

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Digital Hoarding Could Be Harmful to Your Mental Health | HowStuffWorks

HowStuffWorks looks at the concept of digital hoarding and how it compares with other forms of hoarding.

Science & Technology | Tech News

The best iPad apps of 2019

You've got some cash, you want some apps - here they are

Science & Technology | Social Media

MySpace Probably Lost Everything Uploaded To Its Servers Before 2015

In what can only be good news for future political candidates — but is definitely bad news for technology company MySpace — it seems the predecessor to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram lost most of what users uploaded to its social media platform befo

Science & Technology | Tech

Facial recognition: Apple, Amazon, Google and the race for your face

Facial recognition technology is both innovative and worrisome. Here's how it works and what you need to know.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple addresses Spotify’s claims, but not its demands

Two days after Spotify announced that it had filed a suit against Apple with the European Commission over anticompetitive practices, Apple today issued its own response of sorts. In a lengthy statement on its site called “Addressing Spotify’

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter reveals big changes to conversations and new camera features

The changes are meant to make good on the company's promise to promote "healthy conversation."

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple's streaming service is 'a game changer,' to add 100 million users in 3 years, Wedbush says

Wedbush Securities is particularly bullish on Apple's move into streaming, estimating 100 million users in just three years.

Science & Technology | Technology

Next iPad Rumored To Keep Headphone Jack, May Have Brilliant, Surprise New Design

A new rumor from the supply chain gives interesting details about the next iPad and it may look different from what you’re expecting.

Science & Technology | Tech News

You May Have Forgotten Foursquare, but It Didn’t Forget You | WIRED

The once-hyped social media company, known for gamifying mobile check-ins, is still alive and well as an incomprehensibly vast data empire.

Science & Technology | Technology

The thinnest iPhone XR and XS cases we’ve ever seen are on Amazon for just $8.99 – BGR

Some people are clumsy and they need big, bulky cases to protect their iPhones. Other people are far more careful, so there’s no need to ruin Apple’s iPhone design with a chunky protective case.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple left another big macOS security hole open for 90 days, Google says

Apple's memory management system is too trusting of previously mounted disk images, according to Google researchers, leading to a dangerous vulnerability.

Science & Technology | Technology

Latest iPhone 11 rumor details new ‘waterproof’ tech and next-gen haptics – BGR

Over the past few months, we haven't seen a whole lot of rumors surrounding Apple's iPhone 11 lineup. Sure, we know that Apple's iPhone 11 lineup will include successors to the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max, and sure, we know that Face ID will see some perfor

Music | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

The best true wireless earbuds for 2019

If you can't stand the tangle of cords, or you're just excited about completely wireless earbuds, you're going to need some help separating the wheat from the chaff. Our list serves up the best in true wireless earbuds, from sweatproof work

Science & Technology | Technology

Twitter is testing a method for users to hide replies to tweets

Twitter has been hiding replies from what it deems to be suspect or troll accounts for a little while now.

Science & Technology | Technology

Tesla launches long awaited $35,000 Model 3

Tesla's long-awaited Model 3 with a $35,000 price has finally arrived.

Science & Technology | Technology

Steve Wozniak wants Apple to jump on the foldable phone bandwagon – BGR

If you've paid any attention at all to the tech press in the past week or so, you've no doubt been deluged with headlines touting one company after another prepping a foldable smartphone for release -- with the manufacturers ranging from Huawei to LG, Mot

Science & Technology | Tech

How to disguise your personal web-surfing at work

When you read your favorite site at work, you don't necessarily want your boss to find out about it. Here's how to sneakily browse the web.

Science & Technology | Technology

It’s finally here: New free app lets you use iMessage on Android – BGR

A friend came to me many years ago and told me he was fed up with his iPhone. This was back in the days before Apple relented and finally released new iPhone models with larger displays, and he was tired of seeing people with nice big smartphone screens w

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple will reportedly add the Apple Watch feature everyone wants by next year – BGR

Apple's smartwatch has dominated the industry ever since it was introduced back in 2016, but despite its ubiquity, the popular wearable is still missing several key features that some of its rivals have included for years.

Science & Technology | Technology

New flaws in 4G, 5G allow attackers to intercept calls and track phone locations | TechCrunch

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Science & Technology | Tech News

How to Connect Your iPhone or iPad to Your TV

Your iOS devices are great media players, but sometimes you want to watch on a big screen. Here's how to connect your iPhone or iPad to your TV.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Movie Effects Instagram Account Shows You What Your Favorite Movies Look Like With and Without CGI

Specials effects are used to builds costumes, characters, and entire sets in movies. The Instagram account Movies.Effects offers a behind-the-scenes look at the process.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple's Radical New iPhone Suddenly Takes Shape

Apple's plans for a radical folding iPhone have been revealed and this design is worth getting excited about...

Travel | Travel

Discovery of cameras built into airlines’ seats sparks privacy concerns - The Verge

Cameras pointed at passengers have been noticed in the inflight entertainment systems used by some American and Singapore Airlines aircraft. Both airlines have confirmed that the cameras exist, but they say they have not been activated.

Travel | Travel

Discovery of cameras built into airlines’ seats sparks privacy concerns - The Verge

Cameras pointed at passengers have been noticed in the inflight entertainment systems used by some American and Singapore Airlines aircraft. Both airlines have confirmed that the cameras exist, but they say they have not been activated.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinstagram? Instagram code reveals Public Collections feature | TechCrunch

Instagram is threatening to attack Pinterest just as it files to go public the same way the Facebook-owned app did to Snapchat. Code buried in Instagram for Android shows the company has prototyped an option to create public “Collections” to which mul

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study: Radiation From Smartphones May Impair Memory In Teens - Study Finds

One recent study gives you good reason to make kids wait as long as possible for their first mobile device: it appears that radiation from phones can hurt a teenager's memory. 

Science & Technology | Tech

Israeli Moon probe could bring new era of space exploration

The Israeli startup SpaceIL is launching a lander named Beresheet to the moon in what could be the beginning of a new era of private spaceflight.

Travel | Travel

The World's Longest Flight Is so High-Tech You Won't Even Get Jet Lag

This Singapore Airlines plane is specially designed to cut jet lag and make a 19-hour flight bearable, and dare we say, actually enjoyable.

Science & Technology | Tech

Cybersecurity 101: Five settings to secure your iPhone or iPad | TechCrunch

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Science & Technology | Technology

New Apple rumor is every fan's dream come true

Apple will launch a ton of new gear this year, a new report claims. And some of it has been on our wish list for a long, long time.

News | News

With sights set on the moon, Israel to launch privately funded spacecraft Friday

Beresheet set to touch down in the Sea of Tranquility on April 11; $100 million project, paid for mostly by Jewish donors, would make Israel 4th country to land a craft on the moon

Science & Technology | Tech News

Windows 10 2020 Update Is Available For Insiders Who Skip Ahead | Digital Trends

An update to Windows 10 that won't be released to the wider user base until 2020 is now available for testing even though the late-2019 update hasn't been released to Windows Insiders yet. It reportedly requires a longer lead time for testing, which may h

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The World’s Fastest Supercomputer Breaks an AI Record

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are training Summit, the world's fastest supercomputer, to model climate change using machine learning techniques.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Amazon got wrong about New York City

A promise of 25,000 jobs isn’t exciting anymore — it’s ominous

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook reportedly negotiating multibillion dollar fine with FTC

Facebook could face a multibillion-dollar fine from the Federal Trade Commission.

Science & Technology | Technology

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey gives himself a 'C' in 'tech responsibility'

In a live interview conducted on Twitter, ReCode's Kara Swisher pressed Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey about what grade Dorsey would give his company and himself at fulfilling "tech responsibility."

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

WATCH: Trek's Replicator Nearing Reality

Star Trek’s replicator is this-close to becoming a reality. Right now, 3-D printers print objects layer by layer, a time-consuming process, particularly when larger objects are involved. Enter the scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, wh

News | News

Israeli airports fend off 3 million attempted attacks a day, cyber head says

A 24/7 security operation center at Ben Gurion international airport handles cybersecurity threats

Science & Technology | TECH

LinkedIn debuts LinkedIn Live, a new live video broadcast service

LinkedIn — the social network for the working world with close to 600 million users globally — says that video is the fastest-growing format on its platform alongside original written work, shared news and other content. Now it’s taking

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel Launches $4M Environmental Tech Innovation Lab | News Brief

The new project is aimed at supporting environmental protection and sustainability initiatives.

Science & Technology | Tech

5G vs. LTE: What’s the difference, and does it matter?

If you're uncertain what the difference between 5G, LTE, and 4G is, then you're not alone. As 5G networks begin to roll out there's a lot of confusion about what the different terms and technologies mean. We explain the differences between

Science & Technology | Tech News

Skype can now blur the background during video calls

Thanks to the rise of WhatsApp and other free calling and messaging apps, Skype is no longer the go-to service it once was for many people. But the company just added a new feature which might raise its appeal among users. The Microsoft-owned serviceR

Science & Technology | Tech

Many popular iPhone apps secretly record your screen without asking

Many major companies, like Air Canada, Hollister and Expedia, are recording every tap and swipe you make on their iPhone apps. In most cases you won’t even realize it. And they don’t need to ask for permission. You can assume that most apps a

Gaming | Gaming

Sea of Thieves players can invite three friends to play for free for a week | VentureBeat

Microsoft has announced a special promotion for Sea of Thieves that will allow its players to invite three friends to try the multiplayer pirate game.

Science & Technology | Tech

Which voice assistant speaks the most languages, and why?

It's tough to add support for a new language to a voice assistant like Google Assistant, Siri, Alexa, and Cortana. Here's why.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Account linking could make Instagram the heir to Facebook Login

Teens’ aversion to Facebook jeopardizes not only the company’s feed ad revenue, but its dominance as an identity provider. The Facebook Login platform keeps people tied to the social network in order to easily access other apps without a separ

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter bug makes it look like random retweets are appearing in your timeline | TechCrunch

A number of Twitter users have been complaining that tweets that were retweeted by people they don’t follow are now showing in their timeline. The issue, thankfully, is not related to a new Twitter algorithm or recommendation system, as some had feared.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Here Are All The New Evolutions And Wild Pokémon Available Now In 'Pokémon GO'

The end of January brings with it a bunch of new evolutions and wild Pokémon in 'Pokémon GO'. Here's everything showing up.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple iOS 12.1.4 Release: It's A Big One

Apple iOS 12.1.4 has appeared and iPhone owners must install this essential upgrade...

Gaming | Gaming

Xbox Adaptive Controller Gives Disabled Gamers a Power-Up

Other game companies also are scrambling to introduce their own accessible hardware. But a customer base of more than 30 million gamers may give developers the push they need.

Science & Technology | Tech

Robots are coming to automate the American workplace. Men will suffer more changes to their work than women

Automation may create as many jobs as it destroys, a new study finds, but men, younger folks, and minorities hold positions that are particularly vulnerable.

Science & Technology | Tech News

This Chrome extension blocks distracting sites like Facebook and YouTube

How much extra work could you get done over the course of a day if you had an assistant looking over your shoulder, shooing you away from the biggest time-sucks of the Internet like Facebook and Yo…

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook is integrating WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger | TechRadar

Facebook is bringing its three messaging services on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger closer.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Intel showcases new 3D camera for robot, drone navigation sired by Haifa team

Camera uses an inside-out tracking system that frees it from reliance on external sensors or GPS to navigate obstacles, US tech giant says

Science & Technology | Technology

Advocacy groups are pushing the FTC to break up Facebook - The Verge

Today, advocacy groups are calling for Facebook to be broken up as a result of its Cambridge Analytica scandal, subsequent privacy violations, and repeated consumer data breaches.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

How Tel Aviv Became an Unlikely Sandbox for Foreign Tech Companies

The Tel Aviv shoreline. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. CTech – When e-scooter company Bird decided to expand outside of the US in …

Gaming | Gaming

The 15 Games We're Most Excited to Play in 2019 | WIRED

From fantastic IP-crossing adventures to all-new exosuit epics, our consoles and PCs have plenty to look forward to this year.

Science & Technology | Technology

Amazon is testing Scout, a delivery robot, near Seattle | VentureBeat

Amazon today unveilved the Scout delivery robot, which will make delivery to Prime customers in testing north of Seattle.

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

HQ Trivia will run some games without cash prizes - The Verge

HQ held a game in which players were only awarded points when they won, instead of cash. The company says it’s experimenting with different prizes and will give out more cash than it ever has before.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel surges to take fifth place in new Bloomberg Innovation Index | The Times of Israel

Startup Nation leaps up five places in 2019 ranking of most innovative countries, coming in above Singapore, Sweden, the US and Japan, but trailing top 2 South Korea and Germany

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter starts rolling out simplified web interface to some users

Twitter is starting to deploy a revamped web client that's simpler to look at and promises tweaks like an emoji button and a revised trending section.

Science & Technology | Technology

19 Insanely Cool Products

With new products and gadgets coming out every day, it’s no wonder you probably haven’t heard about some of these. We decided to put together an updated list of 19 different products.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

To measure and track pain, Israeli duo develops ‘objective’ monitor

Yariv Adan, lead user-tester of wristband sensor and app he created with Assaf Ariel, hopes their product will help improve treatment for millions by quantifying the unquantifiable

Science & Technology | Tech

Can you live without a smartphone? This flip phone fan has done it for 13 years and will teach you how – GeekWire

Michael Valeri is a 28-year-old Seattle techie who is decidedly low tech when it comes to our most high-tech personal item. Michael has made a conscious decision to use a flip phone instead of a smartphone for the past 13 years.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Getting Windows 10 updated doesn't have to be so painful

If you're trying to get your system patched up to the latest version but find your Windows 10 update isn't working, don't despair. While you do need to do a little troubleshooting, it's not as complicated as you might think. Here, we&#

Science & Technology | Tech

Startup GBatteries claims it can charge an EV as fast as it takes to pump gas

A Y Combinator startup called GBatteries has come out of stealth with a bold claim: They can recharge an electric car as quickly as it takes to full up a tank of gas.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Goodbye old friend: Microsoft to end support for Windows 7 in one year

It’s not surprising to see PC users running an old version of Windows. Whether they refuse to switch to Windows 10’s service model or their IT department is lazy, it’s still pretty common to see PC’s running Windows 7. It might be a good time to m

Science & Technology | Tech

Change your phone settings so Apple, Google can't track your movements

Most tech companies make it difficult for users to say no to aggressive surveillance practices. But it is helpful to know about the default settings on your smartphone and how to change them.

Science & Technology | Technology

AT&T is cutting off all location-data sharing ties in March

After senators called the practice an invasion of privacy, the mobile carrier is ending the service.

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This cool tool deletes the background from images so you don’t have to use Photoshop | TechCrunch

If you’re tired of firing up Photoshop for lightweight image editing tasks, this little tool is good news for you. Called Remove.bg, it can clear out the background of an image in seconds, no lassoing or any other editing hassle required. Because it use