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Homenum Revelio! AI will destroy sperm donor anonymity

HOMENUM REVELIO! AI WILL DESTROY SPERM DONOR ANONYMITY

Maybe you're a full-time student trying to come up with next month's ramen budget. Perhaps you've just lost your job and you're trying...

What big cities can learn from the small Swiss town with a driverless bus

WHAT BIG CITIES CAN LEARN FROM THE SMALL SWISS TOWN WITH A DRIVERLESS BUS

It was like navigating traffic in an electric-powered egg on wheels. The canton of Schaffhausen is just 30 minutes away from the Swiss...

 
 
 
2.7 million patient calls to Swedish healthcare hotline left unprotected online

2.7 MILLION PATIENT CALLS TO SWEDISH HEALTHCARE HOTLINE LEFT UNPROTECTED ONLINE

The audio recordings of 2.7 millions calls made to 1177 Vårdguiden - Sweden's healthcare hotline - were left exposed to anyone online,...

4 unconventional phones we reviewed in the past 3 months, ranked

4 UNCONVENTIONAL PHONES WE REVIEWED IN THE PAST 3 MONTHS, RANKED

We test a lot of phones here at TNW, which is no surprise considering just how many handsets are released every month. Because we're...

 
 
 
Master the Adobe Photoshop essentials with this $29 complete bundle

MASTER THE ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ESSENTIALS WITH THIS $29 COMPLETE BUNDLE

Your photos of the gorgeous world around you are only going to be as gorgeous as your photographic editing capabilities. You might...

Uganda loses 5 million internet users as a result of Social Media Tax

UGANDA LOSES 5 MILLION INTERNET USERS AS A RESULT OF SOCIAL MEDIA TAX

Half-way through 2018, Uganda introduced a Social Media tax which required Ugandans to pay a tax if they wanted to access services...

 
 
 
Far Cry: New Dawn somehow made post-apocalyptic America boring

FAR CRY: NEW DAWN SOMEHOW MADE POST-APOCALYPTIC AMERICA BORING

There's only one rule in gaming: don't be boring. Players can tolerate awful AI and grimy graphics if there's a payoff. But if your...

How to stop WhatsApp from downloading photos automatically

HOW TO STOP WHATSAPP FROM DOWNLOADING PHOTOS AUTOMATICALLY

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and connected...

 
 
 
The blockchain industry is sexist and still sucks at diversity

THE BLOCKCHAIN INDUSTRY IS SEXIST AND STILL SUCKS AT DIVERSITY

Diversity is a term that's thrown about often, and sometimes rather vacuously, but the fact of the matter is that the blockchain technology...

Smash's file transfer service just let us transfer a 33GB file for free

SMASH'S FILE TRANSFER SERVICE JUST LET US TRANSFER A 33GB FILE FOR FREE

At TNW, we often need to send photos and video to our colleagues for our stories. While Slack is an effective tool if we want to send...

 
 
 
Haiku Review: Anker Powerport Atom PD 1 charger

HAIKU REVIEW: ANKER POWERPORT ATOM PD 1 CHARGER

Welcome to Haiku Review, a feature where we review gear and gadgets using the Japanese poetry form. Anker‘s Powerport Atom PD 1 is...

Moonday Mornings: Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten may be getting into cryptocurrencies

MOONDAY MORNINGS: JAPANESE ECOMMERCE GIANT RAKUTEN MAY BE GETTING INTO CRYPTOCURRENCIES

With Bitcoin up 2.7 percent over the past week, the cryptocurrency market closed in the green this weekend. But is the trend here to...

 
 
 
Here are the 5 hottest startups in Estonia

HERE ARE THE 5 HOTTEST STARTUPS IN ESTONIA

I bet you didn't know that Estonia has the third highest amount of startups per capita than any other country in the world. And the...

How I got banned for life from AirBnB

HOW I GOT BANNED FOR LIFE FROM AIRBNB

A few months ago, I received a cryptic message from AirBnB that sounded like something straight out of the Black Mirror episode with...

 
 
 
Bug sake! Climate change is killing off insects

BUG SAKE! CLIMATE CHANGE IS KILLING OFF INSECTS

Climate change gets blamed for a lot of things these days: inundating small islands, fueling catastrophic fires, amping-up hurricanes...

Back with the Ex is definitely Netflix's worst original show

BACK WITH THE EX IS DEFINITELY NETFLIX'S WORST ORIGINAL SHOW

With legions of data at its disposal, Netflix churns out original shows faster than anyone with a job - or a life - can consume. And...

 
 
 
Here's how you can properly vet overseas manufacturers for your ecommerce business

HERE'S HOW YOU CAN PROPERLY VET OVERSEAS MANUFACTURERS FOR YOUR ECOMMERCE BUSINESS

Of all the questions my consulting clients ask, there is one that comes up more often than all the others combined. It goes something...

Learn how to make your own games like Fortnite for a price you pick

LEARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN GAMES LIKE FORTNITE FOR A PRICE YOU PICK

You can earn a solid knowledge of all things Unity with the training found in this meticulously curated Unity Game Development Bundle....

 
 
 
Luckily, AI still needs humans to succeed

LUCKILY, AI STILL NEEDS HUMANS TO SUCCEED

Humans look at AI in both awe and fear. When I tell folks that I work for a company that builds AI-powered virtual assistants, they...

How realistic are China's plans to colonize the moon?

HOW REALISTIC ARE CHINA'S PLANS TO COLONIZE THE MOON?

The world is still celebrating the historic landing of China's Chang'e-4 on the far side of the moon on January 3. Last month, China...

 
 
 



Netflix cancels Jessica Jones and The Punisher

Netflix cancels Jessica Jones and The Punisher

Jessica Jones and The Punisher have been canceled by Netflix, bringing an end to all five of Marvel and Netflix's live-action TV series. “Marvel's The Punisher will not return... Read more ...

Tips to make you better at Apex Legends

Tips to make you better at Apex Legends

With Apex Legends growing in popularity due to it being crazy fun, visually excellent, and not Fortnite, we have put together a list of tips and tricks from our regular Apex... Read more ...

Measure results with Eufy's Bluetooth Smart Scale at one of its best prices

Measure results with Eufy's Bluetooth Smart Scale at one of its best prices

Stick to those resolutions. Amazon has the Eufy C1 Bluetooth Smart Scale on sale for just $25.49 today. That saves you close to $5 off its regular price otherwise; in the past... Read more ...

Talk to Alexa with the Eufy Genie smart speaker discounted to $15

Talk to Alexa with the Eufy Genie smart speaker discounted to $15

Say hi to Alexa. The Eufy Genie Alexa-enabled smart speaker is $14.99 on Amazon. When not on sale, the device sells for $18 and was selling as high as $35 before Black... Read more ...

Whoops! Samsung Galaxy S10 hands-on video published early

Whoops! Samsung Galaxy S10 hands-on video published early

The title for the most leaked device has to go to the Galaxy S10 , with various renders, spec leaks, case leaks, images, and now an early hands-on video all surfacing before... Read more ...

Android Q may have Pixel “pill” devour back button

Android Q may have Pixel “pill” devour back button

The Pixel “pill” sits at the bottom of the home screen on every Google Pixel smartphone running Android 9 Pie right this minute. This little object allows the user to navigate... Read more ...

Monday's top deals: Amazon Fire TV devices, true wireless earbuds, and more

Monday's top deals: Amazon Fire TV devices, true wireless earbuds, and more

On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a bit time consuming. Don't let that drag you down, though. We've rounded... Read more ...

Scientists find surprises in great white shark genetic code

Scientists find surprises in great white shark genetic code

In a significant step for marine and genetic science, researchers have decoded the genome of the great white shark. The genetic code revealed a wealth of insight into what... Read more ...

LG says V50 ThinQ is launching soon, but a foldable phone isn't

LG says V50 ThinQ is launching soon, but a foldable phone isn't

Following leaks that gave us early looks at both the LG V50 ThinQ and LG G8 ThinQ , LG itself has revealed its upcoming smartphone plans. The LG V50 ThinQ will launch between... Read more ...

Samsung leaks continue with Galaxy S10 and S10+ video, Galaxy Buds images

Samsung leaks continue with Galaxy S10 and S10+ video, Galaxy Buds images

With just a couple of days to go before the Galaxy S10 and S10+ are made official, the leaks of Samsung's new flagships continue to flow. First up, a video that shows both the... Read more ...