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Facebook will verify the location of U.S. election ad buyers by mailing them postcards

Facebook will verify the location of U.S. election ad buyers by mailing them postcards

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Facebook's global director of policy programs says it will start sending postcards by snail mail to verify buyers of ads related to United States elections. Katie Harbath, who...
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Here's how to keep track of Elon Musk's Roadster and Starman in space

Here's how to keep track of Elon Musk's Roadster and Starman in space

14 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Elon Musk's Starman, the mannequin driver of the Tesla Roadster SpaceX launched aboard its Falcon Heavy rocket, is taking a trip around our solar system, in a large elliptical...
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The CC Aurora is actually pretty fun, as far as projectors go

The CC Aurora is actually pretty fun, as far as projectors go

14 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Projectors are boring. They remind me of vacation slideshows and school film strips - neither of which I'm in a particular hurry to revisit in my adult life. That said, I've...
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Fake news is an existential crisis for social media 

Fake news is an existential crisis for social media 

14 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Every gun outrage in America is now routinely followed by a flood of Russian-linked Twitter bot activity. Exacerbating social division is the name of this game. And it's...
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South Korea aims for startup gold

South Korea aims for startup gold

14 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

Back in 2011, when South Korea won its longshot bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, the country wasn't widely recognized as a destination for ski and snow lovers. It wasn't...
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Fake news is not the real problem

Fake news is not the real problem

19 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

It's the Internet's fault, we're told. Brexiters and Remainers, Republicans and Democrats - every side of every political dispute now lives in its own separate reality...
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Engineering against all odds, or how NYC's subway will get wireless in the tunnels

Engineering against all odds, or how NYC's subway will get wireless in the tunnels

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

Never ask a wireless engineer working on the NYC subway system “What can go wrong?” Flooding, ice, brake dust, and power outages relentlessly attack the network components...
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Digital nomads are hiring and firing their governments

Digital nomads are hiring and firing their governments

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

The nation state has survived wars, plagues, and upheaval, but it won't survive digital nomads, not if people like Karoli Hindriks have something to say about it. Hindriks is...
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Uber, Google and other tech employees form Coalition of Black Excellence

Uber, Google and other tech employees form Coalition of Black Excellence

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

When black employee resource groups from a variety of tech companies come together, black magic happens. More specifically, black excellence happens. The Coalition of Black...
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Gillmor Gang: Where's The Beef

Gillmor Gang: Where's The Beef

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

The Gillmor Gang - Keith Teare, Esteban Kolsky, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, February 16, 2018. The Gang catches its breath as cryptocurrency...
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Cold temperatures slow down Pixel 2 XL charging despite misleading notification

Cold temperatures slow down Pixel 2 XL charging despite misleading notification

Just the other day, we told you that some Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners were complaining that their handsets were overheating after the February security update was installed... Read more ...

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 spotted with 10.5-inch display and 8MP front...

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 spotted with 10.5-inch display and 8MP front camera

A new Samsung Galaxy device has appeared in a benchmark listing. The handset carries a model number of SM-T835, suggesting it could well be the Galaxy Tab S4 tablet given that... Read more ...

Facebook plans to thwart election ad fraud with postcards

Facebook plans to thwart election ad fraud with postcards

In an effort to prevent foreign actors from surreptitiously manipulating audiences with ads concerning US elections, Facebook will send postcards in the mail to verify... Read more ...

Wikipedia's no-cost version for people without mobile data plans is dead

Wikipedia's no-cost version for people without mobile data plans is dead

The Wikimedia Foundation has killed off Wikipedia Zero, an initiative to deliver the online encyclopedia at no charge to mobile users around with the world. The zero-rated... Read more ...

Australia's best cheap headphones, discounts and deals in February 2018

Australia's best cheap headphones, discounts and deals in February 2018

With headphones of all types, colours and styles flooding the market, it's hard knowing which ones to pick - do you go for the premium model you've always wanted, or are you... Read more ...

All Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and S8 models now come with free Gear IconX...

All Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and S8 models now come with free Gear IconX wireless earphones

Samsung will soon announce a Galaxy S9 and a Galaxy S9+, but that doesn't mean the company wants customers to stop purchasing its current smartphones. That being said... Read more ...

The Next Rocket League Arena Is in Your Living Room

The Next Rocket League Arena Is in Your Living Room

Hot Wheels and Rocket League teamed up to bring the wildly popular video game to the next level: actual toy cars scoring goals. Read more ...

IPhone X production cut has Samsung fretting over OLED sales

IPhone X production cut has Samsung fretting over OLED sales

If there's one rumor that's been consistent ever since the iPhone X launched is that sales have been disappointing. Or rather, the Nikkei has consistently been reporting on how... Read more ...

High cost of OLED displays spells trouble for Samsung

High cost of OLED displays spells trouble for Samsung

Sales of the iPhone X have been lower than expected. That's bad news for Apple and its chief rival, Samsung. The South Korean company supplied Apple with the OLED panels for... Read more ...

5 best laptops for Photoshop

5 best laptops for Photoshop

There are a few factors to consider when you're looking for the best laptop for Photoshop work. Firstly, think about where you will be doing most of your work. If you want a... Read more ...