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 2017-01-23 18:33 

Mashable

Snapchat Discover is cracking down on sex, clickbait and fake news... +

This isn't your traditional magazine stand. ...

 2017-01-23 18:32 

CNET

You can now get the Surface Pro 4 for $799 if you drop the pen... +

Microsoft now offers the cheapest configuration of its tablet sans stylus....

 2017-01-23 18:32 

Gizmodo

Bill Gates Warns That Damage Caused By Bioterrorism Could Be 'Very, Very Huge'... +

CRISPR and other powerful new biotechnologies have made science that was once constrained to fancy high-end labs increasingly accessible. This is, of course, mostly a good thing. But it also means that those with nefarious intentions have easier access to...

 2017-01-23 18:30 

GeekWire

How Seattles office market became a modern day gold rush thanks to Amazon and other tech giants... +

Amazon, withits more than300,000 global employees, hasemerged as one of the world’s corporatepowerhouses. But the company’s impact is especially evident in itshometown of Seattle, where its growthhas ignited a construction boom unlike any in t...

 2017-01-23 18:30 

The Verge

ZTE admits error in expecting people to fund its mid-tier crowdsourced phone... +

Remember last week when I said ZTEs crowdsourced Hawkeye phone had already had ...

 2017-01-23 18:30 

The Verge

The budget model of the newest MacBook Pro is on sale for $225 off... +

If youve been looking at Apples new USB-C equipped MacBook Pros but were worried about the price, today might be a good time to take the plunge on the upgrade. As noted by Reddit, Best Buy is......

 2017-01-23 18:25 

TechCrunch

Paris FinTech Startups! Meet TechCrunch this week... +

In this strange Age of Brexit suddenly the chips are all up in the air. And while London remains the financial capital of Europe, that crown is now up.....

 2017-01-23 18:22 

GeekWire

Seattles thriving indie game community gets creative at the Global Game Jam... +

Seattle’s SoDo industrialdistrict might not be the place you would expect to find a den of game developers. But just a few blocks south ofthe city’s pro sports stadiums, through two unassuming front rooms, you’ll find the headquarters of...

 2017-01-23 18:20 

GeekWire

Americas newest weather satellite sends glorious pictures of Earth (and the moon)... +

Two months after its launch, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’;s GOES-16 weather satellite is sending back its first images and they’re spectacular. GOES-16 is watching the Western Hemisphere from a geosynchronous orbit 22,30...

 2017-01-23 18:17 

ExtremeTech

All Chromebooks released in 2017 and later will support Android apps... +

Android apps will be a standard feature on all new Chromebooks. The post All Chromebooks released in 2017 and later will support Android apps appeared first on ExtremeTech....

 2017-01-23 18:16 

CNET

Trump's new Twitter rival: a sliced onion in a plastic bag?... +

Meet half an onion. It wants to top President Donald Trump's Twitter follower numbers, but it has a lot of layers to unpeel to get there....

 2017-01-23 18:16 

Computerworld

33% off HP 23er 23-inch IPS LED Backlit Bezel-less Monitor - Deal Alert... +

IPS panel technology for ultra wide viewing, from almost any angle.1920 x 1080 resolution for a sharp, detailed view.Bezel-less design maximizes your viewing area and makes for seamless multi-monitor set-ups. And LED backlighting enables high screen perfo...

 2017-01-23 18:12 

GeekWire

Startup stories: Join us for a discussion on what it is like in the entrepreneurial trenches... +

Are you thinking about joining the startup ranks? Or just curious what it’s like to be an entrepreneur? Join us Tuesday evening from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Museum of History & Industry in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood for Sta...

 2017-01-23 18:10 

Engadget

Snapchat fights clickbait in Discover stories... +

Clickbait headlines and fake news aren't limited to the web and social networks. They're also problems in mobile services, and Snapchat wants to do something about it. The company is instituting rules that prevent Discover publishers from mislea...

 2017-01-23 18:10 

CNET

Horror film stunt frightens TV shoppers, gets 10M Facebook views... +

Commentary: To market the new horror movie "Rings," the makers scare the living daylights out of shoppers at an electronics store in White Plains, New York....

 2017-01-23 18:07 

PCWorld

Reports: Apple, Foxconn considering a $7 billion manufacturing plant in the U.S.... +

Apple is reportedly considering moving some of its iPhone production to the United States. Taiwanese iPhone producer Foxconn is considering a $7 billion joint investment in a display production facility, the companys chairman told reporters. According to ...

 2017-01-23 18:01 

TechCrunch

New equity crowdfunding platform GrowthFountain launched today... +

There's no shortage of equity crowdfunding sites out there, but GrowthFountain thinks it has the special sauce to cut through the mayhem by thinking close to.....

 2017-01-23 18:01 

GeekWire

Star Wars Episode VIII has official title and leaves fans wondering what next one could be called... +

Episode VIII of the main Star Wars film saga has an official title, Disney revealed on Monday: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Our first impression is that nothing related to Star Wars should ever make mention of the “last” anything. A...

 2017-01-23 18:01 

Hackaday

Woodworking Basics for the Hardware Hacker... +

Hackaday is primarily a place for electronics hackers, but that's not to say that we don't see a fair number of projects where woodworking plays a key role. Magic mirror builds come to mind, as do res......

 2017-01-23 18:00 

TechCrunch

VR is gaining ground in the academic world and the 3D industry... +

Two recent survey reports came in with news on positive traction in VR adoption by two very different segments of the industry: academic institutes and the 3D.....

 2017-01-23 18:00 

CNET

Orange Sky thinking: Aussies helping the homeless, one wash at a time... +

Orange Sky Laundry started with two Aussie guys washing clothes for the homeless out of the back of a van. But after doing 68,000kg of laundry, they say it's not really about the machines....

 2017-01-23 17:57 

CNET

Google Voice update adds new design, group messaging support, and more... +

It's the first major update for Google Voice in five years....

 2017-01-23 17:57 

TechCrunch

ZTE admits it painted itself into a corner with its crowdsourced phone... +

Things arent looking greatfor Hawkeye. It was a valiant effort, but the first result of ZTEs crowdsourcing Project CSX is presently at just.....

 2017-01-23 17:56 

TechCrunch

UpKeep gives companies an app to speed up the maintenance work order process... +

As a process development engineer, Ryan Chan was used to trying to make incremental improvements to the development process in manufacturing. Those changes.....

 2017-01-23 17:55 

Ars Technica

US pulls out of Trans-Pacific Partnership... +

"We've been talking about this for a long time," Trump said of MPAA-backed pact....

 2017-01-23 17:55 

Gizmodo

Wikihow Turned Obama, Jay-Z, and Beyonc White to Explain 'How to Become A Congressman'... +

Wikihow, the people who brought you How to Stop Being Racist and the Mothers Day classic, How to Hide an Erection, (not to be confused with How to Suppress An Erection), has leapt over its own absurdist bar with How to Become a Congressman. This time, the...

 2017-01-23 17:48 

CNET

We know what killed the Note 7. Here's how Samsung's Galaxy S8 can rise from the ashes... +

Commentary: Now that Samsung announced what burned the Note 7, the company can begin to turn the tide -- starting with its next flagship phone....

 2017-01-23 17:47 

Gizmodo

Scientists Just Melted a Solid Below Its Freezing Point... +

Imagine you are standing in a freezer....

 2017-01-23 17:45 

Digital Trends

Googles Progressive Web Apps turn mobile sites into Android apps... +

At Google's Chrome Dev Summit, the company introduced a new initiative that bridges the gap between a typical mobile web experience and an app. As of this week, Progressive Web Apps are live for users of the Chrome Dev and Canary apps on Android. The post...

 2017-01-23 17:45 

Ars Technica

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue review: As messy as its title... +

Still just marking time until we actually get Kingdom Hearts 3....

 2017-01-23 17:42 

Engadget

Google Voice gets a long-overdue visual refresh... +

Google Voice is undoubtably useful, but it has also been neglected for a long time. Fortunately, the rumors were true: Google just released a pretty major visual overhaul of Voice, and there are a handful of new features on board as well. Most obviou......

 2017-01-23 17:40 

GeekWire

Geeky toy companies collide as Seattle-areas Funko acquires Londons Underground Toys Unlimited... +

Funko, a novelty toy maker out of Everett, Wash., is acquiring London-basedUnderground Toys Limited (UTL) for an undisclosed sum. You might recognize Funko for some of its geekier products, like the monthly“Star Wars” collectibles box or nosta...

 2017-01-23 17:40 

Techdirt

FBI Decides It's Finally Time To Do A Terrible Job Of Defending Civil Asset Forfeiture... +

Perhaps sensing the wave of civil asset forfeiture reform might eventually come crashing against the seized beach houses of the federal government, the FBI has decided to post a defense of the oft-abused process at its website. The post speaks in warm t...

 2017-01-23 17:39 

Digital Trends

HTC smartwatch rumors and news... +

HTC has held back while its competitors have launched smartwatch after smartwatch. Although an HTC smartwatch has yet to arrive, the leak of hands-on images we may suggest we'll see it arrive sooner rather than later. The post HTC smartwatch rumors and ne...

 2017-01-23 17:36 

Computerworld

The essential guide to anti-malware tools... +

It's a sad fact of life in IT nowadays that some form of preparation for dealing with malware is part and parcel of what systems and network administrators must do. This goes above and beyond normal due diligence in warding off malware. It includes a prop...

 2017-01-23 17:34 

Mashable

Pocket-sized Dobby selfie drone is cute, tiny and way frustrating... +

Who doesn't love a pocket-sized drone? I don't....

 2017-01-23 17:33 

VentureBeat

Spellsouls: Duel of Legends combines the MOBA and card game experience for mobile... +

A mobile developer is moving from soccer to a different kind competitive game....

 2017-01-23 17:33 

PCWorld

Samsung pushes back Galaxy S8 release, promises a 'very innovative' Note 8... +

Now that the results of its investigation into the Galaxy Note7 fires has been completed and reported, Samsung can fully turn its attention to the launch of one of the most anticipated phones of the year, the Galaxy S8. But dont get your hopes up just yet...

 2017-01-23 17:32 

CNET

Kreisel Electric, Arnold Schwarzenegger team up for Mercedes G-Class EV... +

The former governor goes green(er) without giving up his love for massive SUVs....

 2017-01-23 17:31 

Digital Trends

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard review... +

Frightening and fraught, Resident Evil 7 is every terrifying thing survival horror fans have been waiting for from the series. The post ‘Resident Evil 7: Biohazard’ review appeared first on Digital Trends....

 2017-01-23 17:31 

The Verge

AT&T introduces a $10 day pass for international roaming... +

While T-Mobile customers have been able to roam in over 100 countries for free since 2013, AT&T users have been stuck with the ripoff known as AT&T Passport, which starts at $40 a month for just......

 2017-01-23 17:26 

CNET

Trucker spills sea of glass marbles on roadway... +

See what a mass of colorful marbles look like when they roll their way onto an Indiana interstate....

 2017-01-23 17:25 

Laptop Magazine

TravelMate Spin B1 Is a Durable, Long-Lasting 2-in-1... +

Acer's adding some flexibility to its classroom friendly TravelMate notebook series with the Spin B1 notebook. Available this spring, the first bend-back 2-in-1 notebook in the line offers both class......

 2017-01-23 17:23 

Digital Trends

Sprint buys a stake in Tidal, which will now produce exclusive content for the carrier... +

The fourth largest mobile carrier in the world purchased 33 percent of Tidal in a partnership to provide its mobile subscribers exclusive content from Tidal and its artists. A marketing fund will also be set up for artists by Sprint. The post Sprint buys ...

 2017-01-23 17:21 

PC Perspective

Symantec's Sorta Secure Sockets Layer... +

Symantec may not have chosen their partners wisely as once again we see some questionable SSL certs being released into the wild by one of their audited partners. For a while last week, some rather questionable domains had Symantec issued SSLs, offering ...

 2017-01-23 17:20 

GeekWire

Poll: Will you buy a Samsung phone again? Company releases results of Note 7 investigation... +

Now we know what caused Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 to keep blowing up last year. Samsung on Sunday released the resultsofan internal investigation that examined the reasonsfor what turned into the companys biggest news story of 2016. Samsung held a pre...

 2017-01-23 17:19 

Engadget

Samsung will keep using the Galaxy Note brand... +

Now that Samsung has pinpointed the suspected causes of the Galaxy Note 7's battery fires, there's one question on many people's minds: will the Galaxy Note brand carry on, or is it tarnished forever? If you're a fan, you can relax. Th...

 2017-01-23 17:16 

CNET

Watch two tarantulas dance in a mating ritual... +

Mating with 16 legs can be complicated. See a male tarantula tap, wrestle and make sweet love to a female, before rushing off so he isn't eaten....

 2017-01-23 17:16 

TechRadar

Acers tough TravelMate is a fresh spin on the 2-in-1 laptop... +

Need a convertible that can take a knock or three? Check out the TravelMate Spin B1....

 2017-01-23 17:15 

Digital Trends

Google Voice gets a major redesign, now supports group and photo MMS... +

If there's a Google service that's ripe for the grave, Google Voice certainly was a strong contender. But Google has now pushed Voice back into the limelight via an update that introduces a major visual overhaul and some new features. The post Google Voic...

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