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 2018-04-19 17:19 

TechRadar

Nest is giving away 1 million smart thermostats to those in need...

Nest hopes to help the 1 in 5 Americans who spend 20% of their income on their energy bill....

 2018-04-19 17:17 

Gizmodo

For $367,500, This Clockwork Machine Will Save You the Hassle of Writing Your Own Name...

Are you a billionaire suffering from wrist cramps brought on by the endless stacks of checks you need to endorse? A two-dollar rubber stamp is one solution, but more befitting of your fiduciary status could be Jaquet Droz's Signing Machine, which uses...

 2018-04-19 17:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

Elon Musk's tunnel project just got a major boost...

However, some have questioned whether LA is rushing through the exemption process for a new form of technology....

 2018-04-19 17:13 

Mashable

5 burning questions about Amy Schumer's truly baffling 'I Feel Pretty'...

I Feel Pretty is ostensibly a fable of female empowerment, as an insecure woman (Amy Schumer) suddenly comes to believe she's suddenly become beautiful only to realize, in the end, that it really and truly is what's on the inside that counts. But ...

 2018-04-19 17:10 

Mashable

Here are 5 celebrities you probably forgot guest starred on 'Friends'...

Friends is one of the most popular sitcoms of all time. During its 10 season run, the show was often rated #1 in America and had an impressive list of guest stars to match. Read more... More about Watercooler , Tv , Celebrities , Mashable Video , and Come...

 2018-04-19 17:10 

BGR

New study says mankind has permanently messed up the ocean's coral reefs...

If the ocean's coral reefs have one arch enemy, it's definitely humans. We've altered the Earth's climate enough that ocean warming is killing off huge sections of reef and ......

 2018-04-19 17:07 

Ars Technica

Doctors tried to lower $148K cancer drug cost; makers triple price of pill...

"That got us kind of p---ed off," doctor said after learning of price jump....

 2018-04-19 17:07 

GeekWire

Amazon's visas for foreign-born workers surge 78% as H-1B approvals shift from Indian IT firms to US tech companies...

Amazon was approved for 2,515 visas for foreign-born workers in fiscal year 2017, outpaced by only one other company in the highly competitive H-1B lottery. That's a 78 percent increase over fiscal year 2016, according data from U.S. Citizenship and I...

 2018-04-19 17:05 

The Next Web

Tim Cook: 'Watering down' iOS and macOS by combining them is a bad idea...

For years, rumors have claimed Apple is planning on merging macOS and iOS somewhere down the line. At the very least, Apple intends to integrate enough macOS features into iOS to effectively make it a replacement. But if you ask Tim Cook, that's not h...

 2018-04-19 17:03 

Help Net Security

Organizations are becoming more resilient to focused cyber attacks...

Accenture has polled 4,600 security decision makers at US$1B+ companies in 15 countries to understand the effectiveness of security efforts and the adequacy of existing investments. The survey has shown that, while the average number of focused cyberattac...

 2018-04-19 17:01 

GeekWire

GeekWire Awards 2018: Make your pick for Startup of the Year...

If you needed another reminder of Seattle's robust startup scene, take a look at the finalists for this year's Startup of the Year category at the GeekWire Awards. Over the next two weeks, we're opening voting in 13 GeekWire Awards categories,...

 2018-04-19 17:01 

Hackaday

When 4 + 1 Equals 8: An Advanced Take On Pointers In C...

In our first part on pointers, we covered the basics and common pitfalls of pointers in C. If we had to break it down into one sentence, the main principle of pointers is that they are simply data typ......

 2018-04-19 17:00 

GeekWire

Watch GeekWire's new show: Elevator Pitch tests startup founders on the 42-second ride up the Space Needle...

Just 42 seconds. That's all it takes to reach the top of Seattle's Space Needle. And that's the amount of time we're giving entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas as they cruise to the top of one of the world's iconic landmarks. Welcome to...

 2018-04-19 17:00 

TechCrunch

Cheddar's digital news network is coming to Hulu, too...
 2018-04-19 17:00 

TechCrunch

Apple has a new iPhone recycling robot named 'Daisy'...
 2018-04-19 17:00 

USA Today

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Meet Daisy, Apple's newest iPhone-recycling robot...

Apple launches new recycling and environmental initiatives in advance of Earth Day. Also new: Daisy, a...

 2018-04-19 17:00 

CNET

Apple unveils 'Daisy' iPhone recycling robot for Earth Day...

Daisy is part of a broader set of environmental programs from Apple, including a donation to a nonprofit for every used device traded in through the end of April....

 2018-04-19 17:00 

Android Central

Best Microsoft apps for Android...

Microsoft apps have come a long way on Android.Microsoft essentially shunned Android and iOS for several years, but with Satya Nadella taking the helm in 2014 and adopting a mobile-first stance, the company has turned its attention to bringing its apps an...

 2018-04-19 16:58 

The Verge

Verizon's new parental control app lets parents track their kids' locations...

Verizon has announced that, starting today, its parental controls product, FamilyBase, will be upgraded and renamed. The new parenting controls app, called Verizon Smart Family, will allow parents to manage aspects of their kids' smartphones like cont...

 2018-04-19 16:57 

BGR

Switch to Fios and get a year of Xbox Live Gold plus one of the hottest games of 2018 for free...

This is a sponsored article and all content and opinions expressed within are from the author. If you're a gamer, you know that a fast and reliable internet connection can make or break your online......

 2018-04-19 16:55 

Gizmodo

A Worrying Number of Amazon's Warehouse Workers Are Reportedly Living Off Food Stamps...

Amazon bills itself as a creator of jobs. Look no further than the ludicrous subsidy packages offered by cities in competition to host its second headquarters. But according to public records requests obtained by the Intercept, Amazon can drain public cof...

 2018-04-19 16:54 

The Verge

How to build your own Alexa skills with the new Alexa Blueprints...

Amazon is letting anyone make their own Alexa skill with the new Alexa Skill Blueprints — here's how to make your own and get Alexa to say anything...

 2018-04-19 16:49 

The Next Web

Adblocking is here to stay. It's time for publishers to move on...

Eyeo, the firm behind the popular AdBlock Plus plugin, just scored a major victory in Germany's Supreme Court. For the past few years, the firm has been embroiled in a battle with publishing giant Axel Springer over its acceptable ads program. In 2015...

 2018-04-19 16:47 

ZDNet

Learn to use GitHub with GitHub Learning Lab...

Want to join the 27 million open-source programmers who develop on GitHub? Here's how to get your start....

 2018-04-19 16:43 

Engadget

Oculus updates privacy controls to comply with GDPR rules...

By and large, Facebook has chosen to weasel out of its earlier claims to extend GDPR privacy protections worldwide, even though it really could. Meanwhile, other parts of the company are grappling with the EU's rules, which go into effect on May 25th....

 2018-04-19 16:43 

Gizmodo

Rare Mutation Among Bajau People Lets Them Stay Underwater Longer...

The Bajau people of Malaysia and the Philippines are renowned for their free-diving abilities, often working eight-hour shifts in search of fish and other sea critters. Underwater sessions can last upwards of two minutes, with accumulated daily totals of ...

 2018-04-19 16:39 

The Register

Eight months after Equifax megahack, some Brits are only just being notified...

I'm fsck-ed off it took this long, rages affected Reg reader Some of the 15 million Britons affected by the Equifax mega-hack are only now receiving letters notifying them that they were affected by the breach, eight months after the event.......

 2018-04-19 16:34 

Mashable

22 of the coolest kitchen gadgets we're loving right now...

Whether you're trying to achieve MasterChef status, are the resident meal maker in the family, or are just learning how to prepare food for the first time, these are the gadgets you need to make cooking easier. SEE ALSO: This is the ultimate tool for ...

 2018-04-19 16:32 

Android Central

Verizon revamps its parental control tools with 'Verizon Smart Family'...

Pricing starts at $4.99/month.There are a number of parental control platforms for monitoring your family's device usage, and the latest company to throw its hat in the ring is Verizon. The carrier's offered a suite of controls through its FamilyB...

 2018-04-19 16:32 

Mashable

6 of the best password managers to keep your data secure online...

We're just gonna say it: Creating strong, complex passwords — and then actually remembering what those passwords are — has become a huge pain in the ass. The well-known advice is that you shouldn't use the same password for everything ...

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Mashable

Amy Schumer promotes body confidence in 'I Feel Pretty'...

The women of the hilarious new comedy I Feel Pretty discuss how the film aims to deliver laughs and an important message about self confidence. The cast praises lead actress Amy Schumer on her relatability and her powerful portrayal of this common emotion...

 2018-04-19 16:30 

BGR

7 paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time...

There are still a couple of solid freebies in yesterday's roundup of the best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, so head back and grab them while you can if you missed them on Wednes......

 2018-04-19 16:30 

TechCrunch

Laura Tyson will be speaking at TC Sessions: Robotics May 11 at UC Berkeley...
 2018-04-19 16:30 

Computerworld

9 Android settings that'll strengthen your security...

You might not know it from all the panic-inducing headlines out there, but Android is actually packed with powerful and practical security features. Some are activated by default and protecting you whether you realize it or not, while others are more out ...

 2018-04-19 16:28 

TechRadar

Google IO 2018: all the news from Google's big developer conference...

The May 8 start of Google IO is only weeks away. Catch up on everything we expect and hope to see....

 2018-04-19 16:22 

ZDNet

This malware targets Facebook log-in details, infects over 45,000 in just days...

StressPaint malware is "developed professionally" and could be be harvesting accounts for anything from credential selling and identity theft, to malvertising and propaganda campaigns, warn researchers....

 2018-04-19 16:21 

CNET

A Prime number for Amazon: 100 million plus (The 3:59, Ep. 389)...

Also on the podcast, we talk about Qualcomm's struggles in China and a new tool that lets anyone create an Alexa skill....

 2018-04-19 16:20 

Engadget

Amazon will make Gillian Flynn's 'Utopia' adaptation, not HBO...

Thanks to collective feet-dragging and pre-production hell, Amazon has scored a win over HBO. The US adaptation of Utopia will live on under Jeff Bezos' roof, retaining novelist (and former Entertainment Weekly writer) Gillian Flynn as executive prod....

 2018-04-19 16:18 

Softpedia

Google Reportedly Working on Dual Boot Support for Chrome OS on Chromebooks...

It appears that Google might be working on implementing dual boot support for its Linux-powered Chrome OS operating system for Chromebook computers to let users boot other OSes.According to a Reddit thread, someone discovered an "Alt OS" reference...

 2018-04-19 16:15 

Digital Trends

Take Netflix's video previews on the go in a mobile-friendly format...

After introducing previews on its TV apps in 2016, Netflix is bringing 30 second video previews to its mobile apps, helping you choose what to watch before you even turn on your TV. The post Take Netflix's video previews on the go in a mobile-friendly...

 2018-04-19 16:15 

Gizmodo

Woman Who Posted Instagram Pics of Her Fancy Drug-Smuggling Trip Sentenced to Less-Fancy Prison...

A Canadian woman who was caught smuggling a fuck-ton of cocaine after posting ritzy photos of herself on Instagram was just sentenced to minimum four years and nine months in prison....

 2018-04-19 16:14 

CNET

iPhone X vs Galaxy S9: How to choose...

We break down the most important features you should consider when comparing the S9 to the iPhone X....

 2018-04-19 16:13 

Ars Technica

Better than reality: New emulation tech lags less than original consoles...
 2018-04-19 16:10 

GeekWire

Nimble Pharmacy brings prescription drug delivery service to Seattle area...

Nimble Pharmacy, a startup based in the San Francisco area, is extending its prescription drug delivery service to Seattle and San Diego, setting it up for a potential clash with Amazon's healthcare ambitions. The company announced that its direct-to-...

 2018-04-19 16:09 

Android Central

The Best Indie Games for PlayStation 4...

If you are on the lookout for some great independent games for your PS4 then check these out.There's no denying that the PlayStation 4 has made a comfortable home for blockbuster games and their developers. Every year there is a seemingly endless stre...

 2018-04-19 16:02 

GeekWire

Amazon's new Alexa Skill Blueprints aim to let anyone build their own custom Alexa capabilities...

Amazon today unveiled Alexa Skill Blueprints, a set of templates that anyone can use, even if they don't know how to code, to build their own skills for the digital assistant. So far, users can choose from more than 20 different blueprints, including ...

 2018-04-19 16:02 

Engadget

'Football Manager 2018' ads promote mental health awareness...

Football Manager 2018, like previous games in the long-running franchise, is known for being the digital equivalent of crack. But in addition to providing endless hours of entertainment, its loyal UK playerbase may well get something more important o......

 2018-04-19 16:00 

TechCrunch

Crypto-collectibles and Kitties marketplace Rare Bits raises $6M...
 2018-04-19 16:00 

Digital Trends

Nest will give smart thermostats to low-income families to help with energy costs...

This Earth Day, Nest is launching an initiative called The Power Project, a national initiative to help Americans gain access to affordable energy solutions and local energy assistance programs. The post Nest will give smart thermostats to low-income fami...

 2018-04-19 16:00 

The Register

Beware! Medical AI systems are easy targets for fraud and error...

You can fake diagnoses with adversarial examples Medical AI systems are particularly vulnerable to attacks and have been overlooked in security research, a new study suggests.......

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