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Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook launches Workplace for Good, a free version of its enterprise product for non-profits | TechCrunch

Workplace is making a push into the non-profit segment. Today the enterprise communications app from Facebook — which competes against the likes of Slack, Hipchat, and Microsoft’s Teams — is launching a new tier of the product called Workplace for

Gaming | Video Games

Vintage video game collectors are paying up big time

For some gamers, the latest and greatest titles aren't worth waiting for. Instead, they're hunting through garage sales, flea markets, eBay and speciality stores for games that came out 20 years ago. And they're willing to pay top dollar.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli-led IBM project pits computer against human debaters

Company say Project Debater, built out of Haifa lab, able to use AI to conduct complex human practices like rhetoric and analysis

Science & Technology | Tech

Google will fix Home and Chromecast bug that reveals your location

Don't look now, but your Google Home speaker or Chromecast could give away your whereabouts... for a little while, that is. Google has promised a fix for an aut...

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Parents’ Screen Time Is Hurting Kids

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.

News | News

Apple Gets U.S. Supreme Court Review on iPhone App Fee Suit

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Apple Inc.’s bid to kill an antitrust lawsuit over the market for iPhone apps in a case that could shield e-commerce companies from consumer claims over high commissions.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

The Theranos Scandal: What Happens When You Misunderstand Steve Jobs

Like a lot of entrepreneurs the founder of the blood testing technology startup Theranos wanted people to believe she was the next Steve Jobs. She didn’t understand the first thing about him. Don’t you make the same mistake.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter stock is at a three-year high. What is going on? - Recode

Unlike years past, people aren’t just buying Twitter because they think the company will be acquired.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple 2018 iPhones: Cheaper LCD-based models to outsell OLED flagships

A report says two OLED-based iPhones are expected this year, but the lone, less-expensive LCD will win more buyers.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel kicks off plan to become global leader in digital health technologies

Program is part of a NIS 1 billion National Digital Health plan that aims to make Israel a global leader in digital health technologies

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

New Israeli App Warns Drivers AND Pedestrians When They Are In Danger

Trial in Ashdod simulated accidents involving multiple vehicles and pedestrians. The walkers had Foresight’s Eye-Net app installed on their phones.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel: OrCam's Revolutionary Tech Opens A Whole New World For The Visually Impaired

The Israeli company's portable MyEye 2.0 is seen as a game-changer for the blind and partially sighted, and it's the size of a USB flash drive.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Flying Cars May Have Finally Found Their Launch Pad In Israel

Israeli company Urban Aeronautics developed an unmanned airborne vehicle, a concept on top of the agenda at the TechCrunch Mobility Conference in Tel Aviv.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli startup says it can slash telecom costs with fuel cell energy

GenCell's technology aims to replace diesel generators at telecom base stations with a low-cost solution using hydrogen produced from ammonia

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Meet IDFs new incendiary kite-attacking drone

With flaming kites from Gaza ravaging Israeli farmland, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has provided what the IDF hopes will be an answer to the primitive weapon—the 3kg Firefly—also capable of creeping up on enemy positions and exploding.

Science & Technology | Tech

Elon Musk is serious about adding thrusters to the new Tesla Roadster, the option will replace the back seats | Electrek

Elon Musk has confirmed that he is completely serious about adding thrusters to the new Tesla Roadster and he added that the optional package will replace the mysterious back seats that the upcomin…

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Instagram—and a Bunch of Celebrities—Saved the Comment Section - The Ringer

The social media app recently adjusted its algorithm to promote comments from notable users. (Read: famous people.) The results have been delightful.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook bug switches 14 million users' default sharing settings to public - TechSpot

Facebook is informing 14 million users that what they assumed were private posts could have been viewable by the public. A bug caused the users' “suggested” sharing option to be set to “public” by default, rather than basing the suggestion&hel

Business & Finance | Startups

5 Years and 75 Rejections Later, Trading App Robinhood Is Now Worth $5.6 Billion

Recently, the company added bitcoin and other popular cryptocurrencies to its platform.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Meet the people who still use Myspace: 'It's given me so much joy'

Once it was the biggest social network; now it’s a ghost town. But for a handful of hardcore users, Myspace remains essential

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Video Is King But YouTube Wears The Crown: How To Become A YouTuber

With over a third of all internet users using the platform, Youtube is the place to be. Over 300 hours of video are added every minute— so you better get started!

Health & Fitness | Psychology

How Much Smartphone Use Is Too Much?

Researchers have a term for the fear of being without your phone: nomophobia ("no mobile phone phobia").

Science & Technology | Technology

Everything Apple announced at WWDC 2018

The first day of Apple’s annual WWDC 2018 developer conference came and went, with myriad features, tools, and tidbits announced to the world. From iOS and augmented reality to tech addiction…

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Researchers power tiny medical implant from over 100 feet away

Researchers at MIT are working on tiny implantable devices that can communicate and be powered wirelessly. In the future, they could be used to deliver drugs, t...

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple releases iOS 11.4 for iPhone and iPad with AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud support

Ahead of the unveiling of Apple's future plans for iOS at WWDC, the company has released iOS 11.4 to the public, including support for its ClassKit framework for educational apps, support for AirPlay 2, and the long-overdue addition of Messages in iCloud.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

How quantum physics can make Israel more secure

The prime minister's freshly announced project recruits some revolutionary technologies and excites scientists

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

This app by an Israeli startup is a hit on Broadway

GalaPro, created by a Herzliya-based startup, sends subtitles, dubbing and amplification services for shows to your smartphone

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple is adding group FaceTime video calls to iOS 12

Apple is adding the ability to FaceTime more people onto a video call, allowing up to 32 people to be on the call — and tapping an increasing interest in group video calling stemming from apps like Houseparty As far as features go, this was a pretty nat

Science & Technology | Tech

Enjoy the lines at Disneyland? You'll love Elon Musk's idea for transit

Elon Musk says he'll bore tunnels under L.A. to make the perfect, personal transit system. Yeah right. He's building a boondoggle.

Science & Technology | Technology

iOS 12 'doubles down' on performance for iPhone and iPad

Apple has debuted iOS 12, bringing better performance to older devices, augmented reality, and more to iPhones and iPads later in the year.

Science & Technology | Technology

Messages in iCloud: Everything you need to know

Messages in iCloud is a great upgrade to Apple's messaging platform, working across both iOS and macOS devices. AppleInsider takes a deep dive on what Messages in iCloud can do, how it works, and where it has limitations.

Gaming | Gaming

Xbox One may work with Alexa and Google Assistant

You can already use Cortana if you want to command an Xbox One with your voice, but that's not very practical now that Kinect is no longer an option for the con...

Gaming | Gaming

The Best Xbox One Games You're Not Playing

From off-kilter sports fun to genre-bending action experiences, here are the best Xbox One games you probably haven't played yet.

Business & Finance | Business

Could a Scooter Start-up Really Be Worth $1 Billion? | Vanity Fair

Bird, the brainchild of a former Uber and Lyft executive, is seeking funding at a 10-figure valuation. But could the scooter company really be worth $1 billion? It depends who you ask.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook will remove the Trending topics section next week

The removal comes after years of criticism.

Science & Technology | Technology

Roblox tricks kids into coding with 'Jurassic Park'

Roblox is something of a mix between a game and a development platform. It allows users to play games developed by other people, as well as create their own gam...

Science & Technology | Technology

This Could Be The End Of The Smartphone ‘Notch’

The race to build a smartphone that has an uninterrupted, edge-to-edge screen may soon be ending.

Science & Technology | Tech

The mad, twisted tale of the electric scooter craze - CNET

Betrayal, clipped brake cables and chop shops. And that's just in San Francisco.

News | News

After failures in 2014 war, Iron Dome shows it can now down mortar fire too | The Times of Israel

This isn't the first time the missile defense system intercepts shells that are in the air for just 15 seconds, but it's the first major operational test -- and it passed

Science & Technology | Tech

Uber adds a 911 'panic button' to its US app

Uber today pushed out a special option within its app that allows US users to contact emergency dispatchers immediately, potentially sharing their location as well. According to The Verge, the “panic button” has been added to the safety center menu o

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

Tesla Model 3: How Software Update Makes Good on a Key Elon Musk Promise | Inverse

Tesla has started rolling out a software update for its Model 3 all-electric vehicle, first entering production in July 2017. The changes improve the braking system's ability to respond to sudden braking shocks and shows how the company is gradually i

Science & Technology | Tech News

Apple Warns iPhones Have A Serious Problem

Apple has revealed internal tests showing serious problems in some of its most popular iPhones...

Science & Technology | Tech News

Alexa recorded a woman’s private conversation and sent it to a random contact

A woman claims that her Amazon Echo recorded her voice and sent it to a random contact without her knowledge.

Science & Technology | Technology

1Password rolls out its biggest Mac update in years

AgileBits has finally released 1Password 7 for Mac, and it's the password manager's first major upgrade for the platform in years. The developer has made sure i...

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

iOS 12 Wishlist: Features MacRumors Readers Hope to See in the Next Version of iOS - Mac Rumors

Apple plans to introduce the next-generation version of iOS, iOS 12, on June 4 at its Worldwide Developers Conference. Rumors have suggested this is...

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Facebook Marketing is Changing (And How to Be Prepared) - The Buffer Blog

Just a couple of weeks back, Facebook announced a significant update that could signal a new path for the platform. Here's how we feel it will change the future of Facebook marketing.

Music | Axes & Gear

FiiO debuts its latest Hi-Fi music player packing USB-C, 20-hour battery life and more | 9to5Toys

While most of us are fine popping in a pair of earbuds and listening to our favorite jams from our smartphones, audiophiles and other music enthusiasts are always looking for new ways to enjoy thei…

Science & Technology | Social Media

News outlets object to how Facebook will label political ads | VentureBeat

In the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Facebook made sweeping changes on what information it gives to users about political ads. But the changes will have consequences for more than just political groups — and not all organizations are happ

Science & Technology | Social Media

Here's what to expect when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces angry EU lawmakers next week

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and another executive will be grilled by European politicians on Tuesday about the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Facebook's role in election interference, and its attitude to new European privacy laws.

Science & Technology | Technology

How to Record Calls on Your Smartphone | WIRED

Between new apps like TapeACall and good old-fashioned hardware, there are plenty of ways to save key conversations.

Music | Axes & Gear

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender's $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.

Science & Technology | Technology

To make Stories global, Facebook adds Archive and audio posts

Facebook’s future rests on convincing the developing world to adopt Stories. But just because the slideshow format will soon surpass feed sharing doesn’t mean people use them the same way everywhere. So late last year, Facebook sent a team to

Science & Technology | Social Media

Report: Facebook App Exposed 3 Million More Users' Data

Researchers at the University of Cambridge, via a myPersonality app on Facebook, reportedly used data from 3 million users to power a spin-off company that

Science & Technology | Tech News

Uber lets you rate mid-ride before you forget feedback

“Last year was pretty hard, I’m not gonna lie,” says Peter Deng, Uber’s head of rider experience. But as part of new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi’s push to rebrand Uber around safety, Deng says, “we’ve seen the company

Science & Technology | Tech

The 7 Best True Wireless Earphones of 2018

This definitive guide to the best true wireless earphones of 2018 explores everything you need to know before buying your next pair of true wireless earphones, including what to look out for, the various options available and the ranking our favorite true

Visual Arts | Photography

Olloclip has the Killer iPhone Camera Lens Kit You've Been Waiting For | The Manual

Smartphones ushered in this latest generation of mobile “prosumer” photography. While smartphone cameras aren’t yet up to par with their DSLR counterparts, they’re getting there. Thanks to clever add-on lenses like the latest from olloclip, they m

Science & Technology | Tech

Boston Dynamics' Robot Dog Will Be Available Next Year | WIRED

The secretive company has long been research-focused, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been thinking about what consumers want out of SpotMini.

Business & Finance | Business

Why It's Wrong To Ask Users What They Want (And What To Ask Instead)

Effective UX research does not ask users what they want, focusing instead on the real as opposed to the hypothetical.

Science & Technology | Tech

Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can’t.

Researchers can now send secret audio instructions undetectable to the human ear to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant.

Science & Technology | Tech

This Social Media App Is the New Instagram for Audio (and Yes, Audio Influencers Are About to Become a Thing)

The newest social media craze is driven by audio: Here's what you need to know about HearMeOut, and why you may want to add it to your marketing toolkit.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter has an unlaunched ‘Secret’ encrypted messages feature

Buried inside Twitter’s Android app is a “Secret conversation” option that if launched would allow users to send encrypted direct messages. The feature could make Twitter a better home for sensitive communications that often end up on en

Science & Technology | Social Media

11 Big Changes Coming to Facebook: What You Need to Know

Here are the most significant announcements made at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference and what they mean.

Music | Music

Apple Music vs Spotify: Which should you choose?

Apple Music and Spotify are the dominant players in the streaming music industry. Spotify just announced they have 75 million paid subscribers with 170 million total active users. Apple recently hi…

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA Nuclear Reactor Could Enable 'Unprecedented Exploration' of Space

Researchers announced Wednesday that a prototype of a nuclear reactor device just passed a lengthy experiment with flying colors. Kilopower is safe enough to work in space, and the reactor could enable "unprecedented exploration" of the moon, Ma

Science & Technology | Tech

I Knew Buying a Newly Redesigned MacBook Pro Was Stupid And I Did It Anyway

Do not be me. I was desperate for a new Apple laptop to replace my dying 2012 one and as soon as the 2016 Macbook Pro with Touch Bar was available to buy I ordered it. This was a major redesign for Apple, and experience with other products told me that bu

Gaming | Gaming

'Star Wars' AR, VR experiences let fans live out their fantasies - CNN

'Star Wars' AR, VR experiences let fans live out their fantasies with 'Jedi Challenges' and 'Secrets of the Empire'

News | News

FBI agents swarmed with drones during a hostage rescue operation

A gang of suspects hiding out in the outskirts of a U.S. city used a swarm of drones to flush out FBI agents during a hostage rescue.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

5 Tips for Cleaning Your Laptop, Both Inside and Out | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Science & Technology | Tech

10 Popular Jobs in Tech That Don't Require Tech Skills

Whoever said coding is the new literacy?

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter says all 336 million users should change their passwords

Twitter says account passwords were not hacked but users should still change them to be safe.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

New algorithm finds phony users on social networks - Hi tech news - Jerusalem Post

The new method is based on the assumption that fake accounts tend to establish improbable links.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Everything Facebook launched at F8 and Why | TechCrunch

Day 1 of Facebook’s F8 conference was packed with announcements and updates. Here are 10 big takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s keynote on Day 1. You can find full coverage and analysis of F8 here.  1. FaceDate Facebook is launching a dating feature wh

Science & Technology | Social Media

This Company Will Give You $100,000 to Build a Better, Alternative Facebook - Motherboard

A startup incubator is giving seven companies $100,000 in seed money to build a privacy-oriented, democratic Facebook alternative.

Business & Finance | Business

Top performing startup founders are older than you thought — Quartz

The stereotypical startup founder is a 20- or 30-something man, probably white, probably wealthy. He wears a fleece vest, rides electric scooters, and drinks Blue Bottle coffee. You could be forgiven for mixing him up with a college frat guy. So we've

Science & Technology | Tech

Your cable company’s worst nightmare is a little box that only costs $40 on Amazon – BGR

It’s hard to believe that giant telecommunications company might be scared of a tiny little $40 box on Amazon, but believe us when we tell you that they’re scared to death.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Wisdom from 70 of Israel's tech wizards | The Times of Israel

In recent years, we keep celebrating and admiring the success of the Israeli tech entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem, and......

Science & Technology | Technology

Here’s our breakdown of every Apple Watch model, finish, and band available now

Thinking about springing for an Apple Watch but don't know which one is right for your individual needs and situation? We compare all the options to help you figure out which is the right model, finish, and band for you.

Science & Technology | Technology

Chinese government admits collection of deleted WeChat messages

Chinese authorities revealed over the weekend that they have the capability of retrieving deleted messages from the almost universally used WeChat app. The admission doesn't come as a surprise to many, but it's rare for this type of questionable

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

T-Mobile and Sprint are merging: Here's everything you need to know

The two companies argue the $26 billion deal will create a stronger player willing to invest in 5G. But how will this affect you?

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

The Unexpected Word That Shows Up on Every Hacked-Password List

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Five reasons why most ‘digital nomads’ fail

What may seem to be the perfect way to make a living can turn into a nightmare – here’s why.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Real People Are Turning Their Accounts Into Bots On Instagram — And Cashing In

Verified accounts turning themselves into bots, millions of fake likes and comments, a dirty world of engagement trading inside Telegram groups. Welcome to the secret underbelly of Instagram.

Science & Technology | Technology

Silicon Valley Wants to Cash In on Fasting

Several startups are working to commercialize the tech world’s latest health craze.

Science & Technology | Social Media

10 Social Media Usage Statistics You Should Know (and What They Mean for Your Marketing Strategy)

We sifted through mountains of data on social media trends to bring you the social media usage statistics that mean the most for your marketing strategy.

Science & Technology | Tech

Google Rolls Out Gmail Redesign for Web Browsers, Featuring Email Snoozing, Confidential Mode, and More

Google launched its redesigned Gmail web interface today, introducing several new features including some the company trialed in its Inbox for Gmail...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Here's Facebook's once-secret list of content that can get you banned

Facebook is making its Community Standards rules public for the first time, here's what you need to know about what types of posts are and aren't allowed.

Science & Technology | Tech

Spotify beefs up its free tier

Today at the Gramercy Theater in NYC, Spotify’s Chief R&D Officer Gustav Söderström announced a brand new free version of the Spotify mobile app. By leveraging their investment in machine learning, Spotify’s new free tier recommends music to

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

How to replace your iPhone battery: The ultimate guide | iMore

Need an iPhone battery replacement? Here's everything you need to know to DIY (do-it-yourself) replace a dead or dying battery in your iPhone!

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

MIT researchers turn water into 'calm' computer interfaces

Our lives are busy and full of distractions. Modern computing. with its constant notifications and enticing red bubbles next to apps, seems designed to keep us...

Science & Technology | Technology

Meet the quantum blockchain that works like a time machine | TechCrunch

A new — and theoretical — system for blockchain-based data storage could ensure that hackers will not be able to crack cryptocurrencies once the quantum era starts. The idea, proposed by researchers at the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zeal

Science & Technology | Technology

The Hidden Camera Level in iOS 11 - TidBITS

iOS 11 quietly introduced a camera level that helps you take pictures that don't suffer from skewed sides. Read on to learn how you enable and use this subtle feature.

Science & Technology | Technology

Welcome to the app-i-fication of friendship

Millennials increasingly feel isolated and alone. Can the internet help solve a problem it created?

Science & Technology | Technology

Researcher estimates GrayKey can unlock 6-digit iPhone passcode in 11 hours, here's how to protect yourself

New estimates from a security researcher suggest GrayKey, a digital forensics tool in active use by U.S. law enforcement agencies, is capable of cracking Apple's standard six-digit iPhone passcode in an average of 11 hours. Longer codes, however, could ta

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Best Investment Apps 2018: Stash, Acorns, Wealthsimple, Robinhood and More | Inverse

Anyone with an Instagram feed has probably seen them: investment apps that promise they can generate wealth, marketed toward you member of the millennial generation. Some of them use spare change to round-up, others are marketed to people who identify wit

Science & Technology | Tech

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Called "Talk to Books," the AI-powered utility will scan every sentence in 100,000 books in half a second.

Gaming | Video Games

Arcade fame turns to infamy as Billy Mitchell’s record-setting Donkey Kong score is invalidated | TechCrunch

The record-setting score that settled the Donkey Kong arcade rivalry, made famous by the documentary The King of Kong, has been invalidated by Twin Galaxies, the de facto arbiter of arcade world records. What's more, Billy Mitchell, the occasionally contr

Science & Technology | Tech News

This year’s flagship iPhone could be even more expensive than the iPhone X, say analysts

With all the signs pointing to the iPhone X not selling as well as Apple and its suppliers had hoped, many wondered whether the $999+ price tag was too high even for iPhone loyalists. One popular l…

Science & Technology | Social Media

Zuckerberg struggles to name a single Facebook competitor - The Verge

In Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before a joint session between the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees today, the Facebook CEO was forced to confront whether his company was now effectively a monopoly.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook and the Price of Tech Utopia

Was everything users gained from Facebook worth what they gave up?

Science & Technology | Technology

Over 20 advocacy groups complain to FTC that YouTube is violating children’s privacy law | TechCrunch

A coalition of over 20 child advocacy, consumer and privacy groups filed a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission asking it to investigate and sanction YouTube for violation of federal children’s privacy laws. Specifically, the groups say YouT

Business & Finance | Business

Uber Has Acquired Jump And Officially Joined The Dockless Bike Wars

"We’re excited to begin our next chapter and to play a significant part in the transition of Uber to a multi-modal platform," Jump CEO Ryan Rzepecki said.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg's letting researchers dive into Facebook data to protect elections

The social network says the initiative will help researchers figure out the effect social media has on democracy.

Science & Technology | Tech

This change can make your online browsing faster and more private

There is a small, simple step you can take right now that promises to make your online browsing faster and more private.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

8 money saving apps for New Yorkers

Who couldn’t use a little extra moolah? These money saving apps that are helping New Yorkers get just that.

Science & Technology | Tech

5 Google search tricks that get you what you want

Have you ever searched on Google only to be presented with results so baffling you want to throw your computer out the window? Use these 5 search hacks to put a stop to that now.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook's new privacy rules just broke Tinder - Business Insider

Under fire for its handling user data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook made big changes to its service, which ended up affecting Tinder.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon Echo has transformed the way I live in my apartment — here are my 19 favorite features

Amazon Echo is one of the best gadgets you can buy. It transforms the way you use your living space.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple iPad review (2018): A little better, a little less competition

The tablet business has been tough in recent years, but last year Apple found a hit in its low-cost iPad. Its admirable performance and battery life made up for...

Science & Technology | Technology

Intel brings a six-core i9 CPU to laptops

Intel is actually bringing a Core i9 six-core chip to laptops.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Uber's Crash Tells Us About Japan's Silent Strategy For Driverless Cars

Japan has been quietly rolling out and testing autonomous vehicles. The approach has been more subdued than their U.S. counterparts, but the technology is more advanced and closer to deployment than many industry watchers realize.

Science & Technology | Tech

Mark Zuckerberg hits back at Tim Cook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended his company's business model in an interview published by Vox on Monday

Science & Technology | Technology

ProBeat: Windows is dead. Long live Windows | VentureBeat

Terry Myerson is out. Microsoft lists his full title as “executive vice president and the former leader of the Windows and Devices Group (WDG).” Yes, Microsoft needs shorter titles. In short, the chief of Windows is leaving the company after 21 years.

Science & Technology | Technology

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

It's no joke how much data your internet service provider can collect about you. A new service from Cloudflare aims to change that.

Business & Finance | Marketing

Site Not Mobile Friendly? You Can Kiss Your Google Rankings Goodbye

In recent years, Google has been pushing more and more to ensure all websites are mobile friendly. This makes sense as mobile searches have consistently been on the rise since 2009 and finally…

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook VP's memo suggests relentless growth is good, even if it gives a platform to terrorists or bullies | VentureBea

In a never-before-seen internal memo titled “The Ugly,” published today by BuzzFeed News, Facebook VP Andrew Bosworth advocated that the social media giant be relentless about growth, even if someone kills themselves as a result of bullying or people

Science & Technology | Tech

F-35s in Japan are still losing dogfights to F-15s sometimes — here's why

F-35s focus on stealth, not dogfighting. "If you get into a dogfight with the F-35, somebody made a mistake. It's like having a knife fight in a phone booth."

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

Tesla's newest rival has highlighted a big problem that no one is talking about

Tesla has a problem with market segmentation and it can't compete in new EV segments until is introduces different vehicles and adds manufacturing capacity.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Are Screens Doing to Our Eyes—And Our Ability to See? | WIRED

Our eyes are hardening; we can barely see our phones any more. We must learn to look at the wider world.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Quests - Field Research Guide | Pokemon GO Hub

Niantic’s recent announcement about the introduction of the new Research Feature (quests) in Pokémon GO (See our news coverage here) certainly made a huge impression on the Pokémon GO community! In light of this incredible announcement, we have creat

Science & Technology | Tech

Lights, Camera, Artificial Action: Start-Up Is Taking A.I. to the Movies

After selling their robotics company to Google, two engineers are working on technology they think can change how special effects are made.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple introduces a cheap 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support | TechCrunch

Apple is holding a press conference right now in Chicago. And the company unveiled a brand new device — well, sort of. Apple is going to sell a brand new 9.7-inch iPad that works with the Apple Pencil. Before today, only (more expensive) iPad Pro models

Science & Technology | Technology

FTC confirms probe into Facebook data misuse scandal | TechCrunch

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has confirmed it’s investigating Facebook’s privacy practices in light of the data misuse scandal currently engulfing the company. In a statement regarding reported concerns about Facebook’s privacy practices today

Science & Technology | Technology

Android malware found inside seemingly innocent QR code apps

Google is getting better at keeping Android malware out of the Play Store, and that's leading attackers to use more sophisticated disguises for their rogue apps...

Business & Finance | Business

50 Big Companies that Started with Little or No Money

There’s a widespread belief among founders that venture capital is a precursor to success. It is true that VC is a common denominator of the most successful tech startups, but it isn’t a…

Business & Finance | Business

2 Tools That Can Help Small Business Owners with Reminders, Invoicing and Time Management

Having the right toolbox can help with making sure opportunities don't fall through the cracks.

Science & Technology | Technology

One of the youngest fund managers in the U.S. just launched her own accelerator, too | TechCrunch

Last August, we told you about Laura Deming, a New Zealand native who was home schooled before moving halfway around the world as a 12-year-old to work alongside Cynthia Kenyon, a renowned molecular biologist who specializes in the genetics of aging. Sh

Science & Technology | Technology

David Pogue's Rated:App: Human Anatomy Atlas 2018

Yahoo Finance's David Pogue reviews Human Anatomy Atlas 2018, an app that gives you an interactive, incredibly detailed, medically accurate jaw-dropping 3-D view of the human body.