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Study: Liberals love Overwatch, conservatives love CoD, and everyone loves Fortnite

STUDY: LIBERALS LOVE OVERWATCH, CONSERVATIVES LOVE COD, AND EVERYONE LOVES FORTNITE

A survey published this month suggests liberal gamers have a bit more interest in Overwatch and its like, while gamers in conservative...

IBM's ‘smart' lake could be the solution to deadly red tides

IBM'S ‘SMART' LAKE COULD BE THE SOLUTION TO DEADLY RED TIDES

Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in seven coastal counties this week as a red tide laps at the state's shores....

 
 
 
Review: The Brainwavz HM5 studio headphones provide pro sound at an indie price

REVIEW: THE BRAINWAVZ HM5 STUDIO HEADPHONES PROVIDE PRO SOUND AT AN INDIE PRICE

Studio headphones can be pricey beasts. They're designed to offer the precision required when mixing audio or editing video. At the...

Scientists just ‘proved' that it's easier to influence children with robots than adults

SCIENTISTS JUST ‘PROVED' THAT IT'S EASIER TO INFLUENCE CHILDREN WITH ROBOTS THAN ADULTS

A much-ballyhooed study published yesterday indicates children are more easily influenced by robots than adults. Perhaps next we'll...

 
 
 
Scam victims warn fake accounts will ruin Facebook's dating site

SCAM VICTIMS WARN FAKE ACCOUNTS WILL RUIN FACEBOOK'S DATING SITE

Two well-meaning Facebook vigilantes are in a battle against scam accounts, and Facebook‘s response seems to be “Yeah, good job. Now...

Google's Firebase adds in-app messaging and new Crashlytics integrations

GOOGLE'S FIREBASE ADDS IN-APP MESSAGING AND NEW CRASHLYTICS INTEGRATIONS

Firebase, the app development platform acquired by Google in 2014, today saw a major update. In addition to several platform-wide enhancements,...

 
 
 
Twitter: ‘We killed our legacy dev tools because nobody used them'

TWITTER: ‘WE KILLED OUR LEGACY DEV TOOLS BECAUSE NOBODY USED THEM'

Twitter has deprecated three of its legacy developer APIs. As of today, the Site Streams, User Streams, and its REST Direct Message...

It's a fold-up electric scooter you can take anywhere - and we want to give it to you for free

IT'S A FOLD-UP ELECTRIC SCOOTER YOU CAN TAKE ANYWHERE - AND WE WANT TO GIVE IT TO YOU FOR FREE

The Xiaomi Mi Electric Scooter, which is equal parts fun recreational item as well as a wily alternative to short intra-city commuting....

 
 
 
Learn everything there is to know about Google Cloud for only $39

LEARN EVERYTHING THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT GOOGLE CLOUD FOR ONLY $39

If you're an IT pro, it never hurts to have exposure to product from all the major players, so get in on that training with the Google...

Mining startup dumps unprofitable users, blames it on Bitcoin price drop

MINING STARTUP DUMPS UNPROFITABLE USERS, BLAMES IT ON BITCOIN PRICE DROP

Popular cloud based cryptocurrency mining service, Genesis Mining, is calling it time on lower tier Bitcoin mining contracts after...

 
 
 
The Australian Securities Exchange is crazy about blockchain - for all the wrong reasons

THE AUSTRALIAN SECURITIES EXCHANGE IS CRAZY ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN - FOR ALL THE WRONG REASONS

The CEO of the Australian Securities Exchange has presented its annual earnings report, and if the content is anything to go by, we...

Ripple's CTO invented a distributed computer system 20 years before blockchain - ask him about it

RIPPLE'S CTO INVENTED A DISTRIBUTED COMPUTER SYSTEM 20 YEARS BEFORE BLOCKCHAIN - ASK HIM ABOUT IT

The mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto is often credited with inventing blockchain - the tech behind the recent cryptocurrency and decentralization...

 
 
 
Blockchain can't fix everything, consulting giant BCG reports

BLOCKCHAIN CAN'T FIX EVERYTHING, CONSULTING GIANT BCG REPORTS

The gloss is starting to wear off blockchain technology. Blockchain tech and distributed ledgers are rapidly being adopted by stock...

Coinbase launches new standalone wallet

COINBASE LAUNCHES NEW STANDALONE WALLET

Coinbase has re-launched its wallet offering to try and become the “gateway to the decentralized internet.” Hopefully, it's more than...

 
 
 
Dating app Bumble launches fund to invest in women-led startups

DATING APP BUMBLE LAUNCHES FUND TO INVEST IN WOMEN-LED STARTUPS

The popular dating and networking app Bumble revealed yesterday that it will be launching an investment fund for female-founded startups....

WEF warns: AI could lead to collapse in the global financial system

WEF WARNS: AI COULD LEAD TO COLLAPSE IN THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL SYSTEM

There's little doubt that artificial intelligence will reshape the world as we know it. It'll revolutionize the way we do business,...

 
 
 
I don't want to stream with Ninja, either

I DON'T WANT TO STREAM WITH NINJA, EITHER

A super-popular Twitch streamer has been accused of discriminating against women by refusing to stream with them. As a woman, I think...

These DIY lasers scare the crap out of YouTube

THESE DIY LASERS SCARE THE CRAP OUT OF YOUTUBE

A chemist YouTuber known for his rather heated content has apparently had several of his videos flagged for being a bit too close to...

 
 
 
The EPA plans to break up with science - here's what you can do about it

THE EPA PLANS TO BREAK UP WITH SCIENCE - HERE'S WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT

The US Environmental Protection Agency is about to ban science from its decision-making process. You'd be excused for thinking this...

Report: Apple may launch a new MacBook Air in September or October

REPORT: APPLE MAY LAUNCH A NEW MACBOOK AIR IN SEPTEMBER OR OCTOBER

A report out of Taiwan indicates that Apple could be gearing up to ship a new MacBook Air in either September or October. According...

 
 
 



Google's ambitions for China could trigger a crisis inside the company

Google's ambitions for China could trigger a crisis inside the company

On Thursday afternoon, a critical meeting at Google was derailed by a handful of tweets. Employees who had been pressing top executives for answers about the company's plans to... Read more ...

Valve Accidentally Launched Its Twitch Competitor Steam.tv

Valve Accidentally Launched Its Twitch Competitor Steam.tv

Steam.tv has been taken offline and, in a statement to CNET , a Valve representative said it was meant to be an internal test and was made publicly accessible by accident. "We... Read more ...

Disney et Lucasfilm auraient un projet de spin-off Star Wars sur Tatooine

Disney et Lucasfilm auraient un projet de spin-off Star Wars sur Tatooine

Les films Star Wars se multiplient depuis le rachat de Lucasfilm par Disney. Il y a l'histoire principale, et les spin-off. Selon une source, l'un d'entre eux se déroulerait... Read more ...

Amazon running sale on its Echo and Fire devices

Amazon running sale on its Echo and Fire devices

Amazon today launched a Back to School sale to help students smarten up their home. Amazon's sale includes Echo devices, Fire TV products, and Fire devices. The deals include... Read more ...

Will you pick up the OnePlus 6T if it launches on T-Mobile?

Will you pick up the OnePlus 6T if it launches on T-Mobile?

OnePlus has been on a pretty consistent run over the years. Ever since the company launched its first smartphone, it has managed to find a soft spot for consumers willing to... Read more ...

Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion, hours after Elon Musk revealed his...

Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion, hours after Elon Musk revealed his struggles in an eye-opening interview

Tesla short sellers received a sizable payday, hours after The New York Times published an eye-opening interview with an emotional Elon Musk, the electric-car company's chief... Read more ...

US reportedly pressuring Facebook to break Messenger's encryption over MS-13...

US reportedly pressuring Facebook to break Messenger's encryption over MS-13 investigation

The US Department of Justice is reportedly trying to have Facebook break the end-to-end encryption of its popular Messenger chat app so that the government can spy on a... Read more ...

Storm Tale

Storm Tale

Storm Tale by Green Sauce Games The lives of peaceful villagers have changed the day an ancient prophecy became true Match 3 Casual Read more ...

Amazon is reportedly working on a Tivo competitor

Amazon is reportedly working on a Tivo competitor

Bloomberg reports today that Amazon is reportedly working on a new device that'll record live TV with the goal of letting users play content back on their phones later. The... Read more ...

Mailplane Goes Chrome and Adds Features

Mailplane Goes Chrome and Adds Features

On the Mac, Mailplane is a good fit for Gmail users who like Google's Web-based interface but also want desktop features. With version 4, Mailplane rolls out many changes... Read more ...