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Blackout hits major websites as GDPR deadline chaos strikes

Blackout hits major websites as GDPR deadline chaos strikes

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Tweets from a decade ago reveal a simpler time on the internet

Tweets from a decade ago reveal a simpler time on the internet

35 minutes ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

Former Kickstarter CTO Andy Baio hit upon a most excellent discovery recently: a quick way to surface tweets from your timeline from exactly 10 years ago. Here, try it for...
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Airbnb is the latest to copy Snapchat with ‘Travel Stories'

Airbnb is the latest to copy Snapchat with ‘Travel Stories'

1 hour ago   |   Digital Trends

Airbnb is making its service more social through a Snapchat Stories-like feature that lets you build short presentations using clips shot during your trip. It's available to...
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'Detroit: Become Human' dehumanizes everything it touches | Mashable

1 hour ago   |   N4G   |   4 articles

The awful social politics of android oppression.
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California court: Defendants get crack at some social media

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Facebook and other social media companies can be compelled to give criminal defendants preparing for trial user content that is already public, California's highest court ruled...
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Tencent's WeChat drops 'sugar daddy' dating website

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

BEIJING - China's top social media app WeChat has removed "sugar daddy" dating website SeekingArrangement from its platform, after a recent surge in the popularity of the...
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Is your website ready for Generation Z?

Is your website ready for Generation Z?

1 hour ago   |   TechRadar

How are perceptions of the web changing with younger generations? Gen Z is becoming a driving force in virtually every type of user and consumer trend. This large, diverse...
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Ireland's Abortion Vote Becomes a Test for Facebook and Google

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Facebook and Google took steps to prevent foreign online influence in Ireland's abortion referendum on Friday. Here's how those efforts are working out.
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Take a look at your Twitter timeline 10 years ago

Take a look at your Twitter timeline 10 years ago

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Here's a fun thing for a Friday: go back and see what your Twitter timeline looked like 10 years ago. Twitter has pretty powerful search settings, but Andy Baio - of...
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HTC Vive Building VR Ecosystem Through New Partnerships

HTC Vive Building VR Ecosystem Through New Partnerships

6 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   3 articles

Besides new smartphone VR integrations, HTC's virtual reality arm Vive on Thursday also announced a number of efforts meant to establish a full-fledged VR ecosystem through...
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Apple wins $539 million in damages from Samsung in design patent...

Apple wins $539 million in damages from Samsung in design patent infringement retrial

This could be the end... well, no, probably not. In what feels like a never-ending technology patent spat, Apple has just been awarded a hefty amount of damages from Samsung... Read more ...

Essential reportedly cancels next phone, considers sale

Essential reportedly cancels next phone, considers sale

It's barely a year since Android founder Andy Rubin launched Essential, a new smartphone startup, and he's already considering giving it up for sale. According to Bloomberg... Read more ...

Detroit: Become Human Reviews Are In, Here's What The Critics Are Saying

Detroit: Become Human Reviews Are In, Here's What The Critics Are Saying

The release of Detroit: Become Human is fast approaching. The game is due for release exclusively on the PlayStation 4 tomorrow and reviews are already piling in for the game... Read more ...

Motorola Moto Z3 Play announcement set for June 6

Motorola Moto Z3 Play announcement set for June 6

Motorola has started sending out press invites for a product launch event on June 6 in Brazil. While the invite does confirm a smartphone will be the star of the event, the... Read more ...

HTC U12+, VIVE Focus integration bridges the mobile, VR divide

HTC U12+, VIVE Focus integration bridges the mobile, VR divide

HTC has just unveiled its 2018 flagship, the HTC U12+, proving that it's not yet done in the mobile market. It is perhaps no coincidence that it scheduled that announcement... Read more ...

Apple rejects Valve's Steam Link, the app won't come to iOS

Apple rejects Valve's Steam Link, the app won't come to iOS

Valve announced early this month that it will make game streaming from PC/Mac to mobile devices possible via Steam Link app. Initially, the app was launched on Android, but... Read more ...

Paypal lets you spend money in Gmail, YouTube and more

Paypal lets you spend money in Gmail, YouTube and more

Android Pay users have been able to dip into their PayPal accounts for a little over a year. Now, the money transfer service has partnered with Google to provide a more... Read more ...

Steam Link app isn't coming to iOS

Steam Link app isn't coming to iOS

In light of Facebook's most recent and biggest scandal, Apple has often touted its more direct and human-curated system of screening apps that go into its app stores. While... Read more ...

Take a look at your Twitter timeline 10 years ago

Take a look at your Twitter timeline 10 years ago

Here's a fun thing for a Friday: go back and see what your Twitter timeline looked like 10 years ago. Twitter has pretty powerful search settings, but Andy Baio - of... Read more ...

Certain Android phones have malware pre-installed at the firmware level

Certain Android phones have malware pre-installed at the firmware level

According to a report published by Avast Threat Labs, several hundred Android handsets made by ZTE, Archos and myPhone come pre-installed with malware called "Cosiloon." The... Read more ...