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 2018-02-22 16:21 

USA Today

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Gannett joins ad-free media platform Scroll as partner...

Gannett, which owns USA TODAY and 109 local news properties, is investing and partnering with Scroll, an ad-free subscription online media platform....

 2018-02-22 16:14 

BetaNews

Android Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy S8 is back on track...

Samsung kicked off the Android Oreo roll-out for the Galaxy S8 early this month, making the much-awaited update available to folks who've been part of the beta program first, with a wider rollout expected to take place shortly after. However, due to a...

 2018-02-22 16:13 

BetaNews

The first PCs with Intel's new 5G modem will arrive in 2019...

There is a lot of talk surrounding the potential of 5G networks. The big players in the industry have already announced their plans to support the new technology, and some have also revealed their first products to support it. Intel is part of that crowd,...

 2018-02-22 16:11 

BGR

NASA's Phoenix robot is being swallowed up by Mars...

When NASA shot its Phoenix lander into space in August of 2007, it wasn't expecting it to last very long. The robotic spacecraft touched down on Mars in May of 2008 and began a three-month sc......

 2018-02-22 16:07 

The Next Web

This angel investor got all of his crypto stolen by T-Mobile impersonators...

Because I started playing with cryptocurrencies as a hobby years ago, and for a long time they were not worth much of anything (read Some thoughts on cryptocurrencies), it did not occur to me to treat my crypto holdings more securely than other assets I o...

 2018-02-22 16:00 

CNET

UPS to deploy 50 plug-in hybrid delivery trucks...

This small-scale rollout is anticipated to spur great adoption rates in the future....

 2018-02-22 16:00 

Gizmodo

White Supremacist Jared Taylor Sues Twitter for Banning His Accounts...

Jared Taylor, the weepy-eyed founder of white supremacist site American Renaissance, is suing Twitter, according to a document filed to the Superior Court of San Francisco....

 2018-02-22 16:00 

Engadget

China's Xinjiang surveillance is the dystopian future nobody wants...

In July 2009, deadly riots broke out in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, China. Nearly 200 people died, the majority ethnic Han Chinese, and thousands of Chinese troops were brought in to quell the riots. An information battle soon followed, as mobil......

 2018-02-22 15:58 

The Inquirer

Elon Musk is leaving board of OpenAI due to Tesla conflict...

Just two years after he co-founded the non-profit AI safety group...

 2018-02-22 15:58 

Softpedia

Samsung Resumes Android 8.0 Oreo Rollouts for Galaxy S8 and S8+, Update Now...

Samsung has now resumed the Android 8.1 Oreo rollouts for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones after it halted it last week due to unexpected reboots reported by a limited number of users.Dutch website GalaxyClub (via SamMobile) reports today that as of this...

 2018-02-22 15:56 

Mashable

These Celebrities Are Getting Behind March for Our Lives...

Celebrities like Oprah, George Clooney, and Steven Spielberg are making sizable donations to March for Our Lives , an organization pleading for gun control reform in the wake of another mass shooting. Read more... More about Politics , Mashable Video , Ch...

 2018-02-22 15:54 

Mashable

SpaceX boat tries to catch pricey rocket nosecone in the Pacific Ocean, but misses...

After SpaceX successfully blasted three satellites into space early Thursday morning, the company tried to catch the Falcon 9 rocket's expensive nosecone, also known as a fairing, on a ship in the Pacific Ocean. The vessel, named "Mr. Steven,"...

 2018-02-22 15:51 

Fox News

Man sues Microsoft for $600M after a forced Windows upgrade destroyed his PC...

A lawsuit against Microsoft may seem outlandish but expresses a not-uncommon user complaint....

 2018-02-22 15:48 

Ars Technica

Why states might win the net neutrality war against the FCC...

FCC might have doomed its preemption case by renouncing authority over broadband....

 2018-02-22 15:46 

TechCrunch

Robinhood rolls out zero-fee crypto trading as it hits 4M users...

Coinbase has some serious competition. Today Robinhood starts rolling out its no-commission cryptocurrency trading feature in California, Massachusetts,.....

 2018-02-22 15:46 

Mashable

How a vacation and a digital detox app helped cure my iPhone addiction...

"Get your face out of your phone, Rachel. Your brother's here to spend time with you." These were the words—uttered to me by my mother during a family visit—that yanked me out of the iPhone-addicted vortex I'd fallen head over ...

 2018-02-22 15:45 

Gizmodo

Snapchat User Known as 'Lol Atyou' Charged With Sexual Assault in Revenge Porn Extortion Plot...

A 27-year-old man in London, Ontario, allegedly sexually exploited women online under the username "Adaskio" on Tinder and "El Hefe" and "Lol Atyou" on Snapchat....

 2018-02-22 15:39 

CNET

BoxLock keeps your packages safe from front-porch thieves...

Everything you need to know about the BoxLock, including impressions and analysis, photos, video, release date, prices, specs, and predictions from CNET....

 2018-02-22 15:37 

The Register

Mobile network O2 UK leaps into 5G test bed with Greenwich trial...

First taste of 5G for consumers, but will it make any cash? O2 UK is the latest operator to jump on the "5G test bed" bandwagon, with plans to trial the tech at the iconic former Millennium Dome in North Greenwich later this year.......

 2018-02-22 15:36 

AP

SpaceX launches Spanish satellite from California...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Earth-observation satellite built for Spain was successfully launched into orbit from California at dawn Thursday, creating a brief light show as it arced over the Pacific Oce......

 2018-02-22 15:33 

CNET

Windows Phone is dead, but its influence lives on (The 3:59, Ep. 359)...

Discussing Windows Phone's impact, fake-news videos on Facebook and YouTube, and Dogecoin....

 2018-02-22 15:31 

The Next Web

By 2020, 30% of search is voice-conducted. Here's what that means for your business....

Bought an Amazon Echo last Christmas? You were not the only one. According to a statement released by Amazon, "millions" of Echo Dots — the manufacturer's smart home devices featuring voice assistant Alexa — were sold during the ho...

 2018-02-22 15:26 

The Next Web

Big Data — useful tool or fetish?...

In 2012, the Obama administration unveiled a two hundred million dollar initiative to facilitate the growth of the Big Data industry and demonstrate its potential in large-scale markets. However, the initiative was an apparent failure. Despite government ...

 2018-02-22 15:25 

BGR

Enjoy your last two months of unrestricted internet: The FCC just made net neutrality repeal official...

The FCC has published its net neutrality rules repeal in the Federal Register, a process that spells the beginning of the end for a free and open internet. Publishing the final notice of the repeal......

 2018-02-22 15:25 

Gizmodo

Disney Fails in Move to Block Redbox's Crafty Workaround For Selling Download Codes...

Disney has been especially aggressive with its competition in the last year. It's refused to sell its movies to Redbox, the kiosk DVD rental service, so Redbox found a way to double its revenue stream by buying copies of the discs and selling the incl...

 2018-02-22 15:23 

Mashable

Amy Poehler blasts NRA after they tweeted a 'Parks & Rec' GIF...

The NRA has turned being tone-deaf into an art form, and now they've gone and incurred the wrath of Amy Poehler and some fellow Parks & Rec alums. On Wednesday night, the NRA sent a tweet that featured a gif of Poehler's Leslie Knope character. Th...

 2018-02-22 15:21 

TechCrunch

SpaceX misses catching Falcon 9 rocket fairing with a giant net on a big ship...

SpaceX nearly succeeded in catching the fairing used in its PAZ Falcon 9 mission on Thursday, using a barge called 'Mr. Steven' that uses four giant arms with.....

 2018-02-22 15:20 

Help Net Security

Intel releases Spectre 2 microcode updates for Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake, Skylake...

Intel has released to OEMs a new set of Spectre firmware updates. They include microcode for Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake, and Skylake processors. "This represents our 6th, 7th, and 8th Generation Intel Core product lines as well as our latest Intel Core X-...

 2018-02-22 15:18 

Digital Trends

Water resistance and better Siri integration coming to future Apple AirPods...

Apple plans to release new AirPods much the same as it does new iPhones, and water resistance and better Siri integration are among the improvements we can expect in future models. The post Water resistance and better Siri integration coming to future App...

 2018-02-22 15:17 

USA Today

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The 5 best Amazon deals right now are fun—but totally useful too...

The best deals on Amazon today feature DNA testing kits, smart tech, robot vacuums, tax software, and more....

 2018-02-22 15:17 

BetaNews

Hackers hide malware with code signing and SSL certificates...

2017 saw a sudden increase in code signing certificates being used as a layered obfuscation technique to deliver malicious payloads. Recorded Future's Insikt Group has been investigating the criminal underground and has identified a number of vendors ...

 2018-02-22 15:13 

Engadget

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 carrying internet satellites...

SpaceX successfully launched another Falcon 9 rocket today carrying Spain's radar imaging Paz satellite as well as two of its own satellites, Microsat-2a and -2b. The two experimental satellites will be used to test SpaceX's plan to deliver intern...

 2018-02-22 15:09 

BGR

'Super Mario Odyssey' gets free update with new Balloon World mode...

One of the best games of 2017 just received its first major update since launching last year. On Wednesday evening, Nintendo released a free update for Super Mario Odyssey that adds a new post-game......

 2018-02-22 15:03 

VentureBeat

Amazon's IMDb launches Alexa Flash Briefing sponsored by Paramount Network...

Amazon-owned online movie and TV show database IMDb has launched its first real Alexa skill in conjunction with Paramount Network. The new skill is a Flash Briefing, which is a customizable news al......

 2018-02-22 15:02 

TechCrunch

The beauty company Glossier just closed on a whopping $52 million in fresh funding...

Glossier, the nearly four-year-old, direct-to-consumer beauty company, has landed $52 million in Series C funding in what it describes as a heavily.....

 2018-02-22 15:02 

TechCrunch

Ford names Kumar Galhotra president of Ford North America...

Ford today announced key changes in the company's leadership ranks after yesterday's abrupt departure of Raj Nair, former Ford President of North America......

 2018-02-22 15:02 

Engadget

Samsung resumes Android O update for Galaxy S8...

Well, that didn't take long. After pausing the Android Oreo rollout on Galaxy S8s over a reboot glitch, Samsung has restarted the process in Europe. As SamMobile reports, it's an altogether different firmware version. The rollout has resumed in Ge...

 2018-02-22 15:01 

The Inquirer

Intel sets sights on Qualcomm, promises 5G-connected laptops in 2019...

Firm claims devices will allow 'untethered VR from anywhere in the world'...

 2018-02-22 15:01 

Gizmodo

The Difference Between Power and Endurance Athletes Is in Their Blood...

The shelves of drug-testing laboratories in dozens of countries are stocked with biological samples from the best athletes in the world, who deliver blood and urine for investigators to test for banned performance-enhancing substances. They're are a v...

 2018-02-22 15:00 

VentureBeat

Shareaholic: Search overtook social for referral traffic in 2017 as Google passed Facebook...

Google passed Facebook as the top referral traffic driver in 2017 as the search giant doubled down on mobile and the social giant cleaned up its News Feed. That move resulted in an even bigger chan......

 2018-02-22 15:00 

VentureBeat

Beauty brand Glossier raises $52 million to boost its digital roadmap...

It's been quite a year for beauty brand Glossier (pronounced gloss-ee-ay). In 2017, the New York City-based startup added two product categories and expanded to new markets, opening offices in Lond......

 2018-02-22 15:00 

TechCrunch

Product Hunt launches no-spam tech news digest app Sip...
 2018-02-22 15:00 

Android Central

Mobile World Congress 2018 preview: What to expect (other than the Galaxy S9)...

Galaxy S9, plus.It's easy to imagine that companies like LG, Huawei, Sony and others were more than a little relieved when Samsung didn't announce the Galaxy S8 at last year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The mobile- and cellular-focuse...

 2018-02-22 15:00 

Wired

There's No One Way to Explain How Flying Works...

You can use Bernoulli's principle to explain how planes fly—but that isn't the only way....

 2018-02-22 15:00 

Mashable

There's now a vibrator that will order you a pizza when you, um, finish...

Forget friends with benefits — now, there's GrubHub with benefits. CamSoda, the adult entertainment site, is releasing a vibrator called the RubGrub that orders the user a large cheese pizza from Domino's after they orgasm. SEE ALSO: Finally...

 2018-02-22 15:00 

Hackaday

Mechanisms: Mechanical Seals...

On the face of it, keeping fluids contained seems like a simple job. Your fridge alone probably has a dozen or more trivial examples of liquids being successfully kept where they belong, whether it's......

 2018-02-22 15:00 

The Next Web

It's full Python expertise in one course bundle...and you can get it all at your price...

Python is one of the key programming disciplines among working development pros — and you can learn absolutely everything about it in the Absolute Python course bundle, which you can pick up for any price you want to pay....

 2018-02-22 14:59 

The Next Web

This dildo orders Domino's pizza after you cum...

You have never experienced this level of comfort before: adult webcam platform CamSoda has engineered a hi-tech dildo that will not only help you achieve robust orgasms, but will also hit up Domino's and order a pizza for you after you've cum. Unl...

 2018-02-22 14:59 

BBC

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Disney loses in Redbox copyright row...

Disney loses a bid to stop movie rental company Redbox from reselling download codes for its films....

 2018-02-22 14:59 

USA Today

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Exclusive: nearly half of parents worry child is addicted to mobile devices...

They also worry about the impact smartphones will have on their kids' mental health....

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