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Science & Technology | Technology

Welcome to the app-i-fication of friendship

Millennials increasingly feel isolated and alone. Can the internet help solve a problem it created?

Science & Technology | Technology

Researcher estimates GrayKey can unlock 6-digit iPhone passcode in 11 hours, here's how to protect yourself

New estimates from a security researcher suggest GrayKey, a digital forensics tool in active use by U.S. law enforcement agencies, is capable of cracking Apple's standard six-digit iPhone passcode in an average of 11 hours. Longer codes, however, could ta

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Best Investment Apps 2018: Stash, Acorns, Wealthsimple, Robinhood and More | Inverse

Anyone with an Instagram feed has probably seen them: investment apps that promise they can generate wealth, marketed toward you member of the millennial generation. Some of them use spare change to round-up, others are marketed to people who identify wit

Science & Technology | Tech

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Called "Talk to Books," the AI-powered utility will scan every sentence in 100,000 books in half a second.

Gaming | Video Games

Arcade fame turns to infamy as Billy Mitchell’s record-setting Donkey Kong score is invalidated | TechCrunch

The record-setting score that settled the Donkey Kong arcade rivalry, made famous by the documentary The King of Kong, has been invalidated by Twin Galaxies, the de facto arbiter of arcade world records. What's more, Billy Mitchell, the occasionally contr

Science & Technology | Tech News

This year’s flagship iPhone could be even more expensive than the iPhone X, say analysts

With all the signs pointing to the iPhone X not selling as well as Apple and its suppliers had hoped, many wondered whether the $999+ price tag was too high even for iPhone loyalists. One popular l…

Science & Technology | Social Media

Zuckerberg struggles to name a single Facebook competitor - The Verge

In Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before a joint session between the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees today, the Facebook CEO was forced to confront whether his company was now effectively a monopoly.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook and the Price of Tech Utopia

Was everything users gained from Facebook worth what they gave up?

Science & Technology | Technology

Over 20 advocacy groups complain to FTC that YouTube is violating children’s privacy law | TechCrunch

A coalition of over 20 child advocacy, consumer and privacy groups filed a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission asking it to investigate and sanction YouTube for violation of federal children’s privacy laws. Specifically, the groups say YouT

Business & Finance | Business

Uber Has Acquired Jump And Officially Joined The Dockless Bike Wars

"We’re excited to begin our next chapter and to play a significant part in the transition of Uber to a multi-modal platform," Jump CEO Ryan Rzepecki said.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg's letting researchers dive into Facebook data to protect elections

The social network says the initiative will help researchers figure out the effect social media has on democracy.

Science & Technology | Tech

This change can make your online browsing faster and more private

There is a small, simple step you can take right now that promises to make your online browsing faster and more private.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

8 money saving apps for New Yorkers

Who couldn’t use a little extra moolah? These money saving apps that are helping New Yorkers get just that.

Science & Technology | Tech

5 Google search tricks that get you what you want

Have you ever searched on Google only to be presented with results so baffling you want to throw your computer out the window? Use these 5 search hacks to put a stop to that now.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook's new privacy rules just broke Tinder - Business Insider

Under fire for its handling user data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook made big changes to its service, which ended up affecting Tinder.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon Echo has transformed the way I live in my apartment — here are my 19 favorite features

Amazon Echo is one of the best gadgets you can buy. It transforms the way you use your living space.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple iPad review (2018): A little better, a little less competition

The tablet business has been tough in recent years, but last year Apple found a hit in its low-cost iPad. Its admirable performance and battery life made up for...

Science & Technology | Technology

Intel brings a six-core i9 CPU to laptops

Intel is actually bringing a Core i9 six-core chip to laptops.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Uber's Crash Tells Us About Japan's Silent Strategy For Driverless Cars

Japan has been quietly rolling out and testing autonomous vehicles. The approach has been more subdued than their U.S. counterparts, but the technology is more advanced and closer to deployment than many industry watchers realize.

Science & Technology | Tech

Mark Zuckerberg hits back at Tim Cook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended his company's business model in an interview published by Vox on Monday

Science & Technology | Technology

ProBeat: Windows is dead. Long live Windows | VentureBeat

Terry Myerson is out. Microsoft lists his full title as “executive vice president and the former leader of the Windows and Devices Group (WDG).” Yes, Microsoft needs shorter titles. In short, the chief of Windows is leaving the company after 21 years.

Science & Technology | Technology

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

It's no joke how much data your internet service provider can collect about you. A new service from Cloudflare aims to change that.

Business & Finance | Marketing

Site Not Mobile Friendly? You Can Kiss Your Google Rankings Goodbye

In recent years, Google has been pushing more and more to ensure all websites are mobile friendly. This makes sense as mobile searches have consistently been on the rise since 2009 and finally…

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook VP's memo suggests relentless growth is good, even if it gives a platform to terrorists or bullies | VentureBea

In a never-before-seen internal memo titled “The Ugly,” published today by BuzzFeed News, Facebook VP Andrew Bosworth advocated that the social media giant be relentless about growth, even if someone kills themselves as a result of bullying or people

Science & Technology | Tech

F-35s in Japan are still losing dogfights to F-15s sometimes — here's why

F-35s focus on stealth, not dogfighting. "If you get into a dogfight with the F-35, somebody made a mistake. It's like having a knife fight in a phone booth."

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

Tesla's newest rival has highlighted a big problem that no one is talking about

Tesla has a problem with market segmentation and it can't compete in new EV segments until is introduces different vehicles and adds manufacturing capacity.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Are Screens Doing to Our Eyes—And Our Ability to See? | WIRED

Our eyes are hardening; we can barely see our phones any more. We must learn to look at the wider world.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Quests - Field Research Guide | Pokemon GO Hub

Niantic’s recent announcement about the introduction of the new Research Feature (quests) in Pokémon GO (See our news coverage here) certainly made a huge impression on the Pokémon GO community! In light of this incredible announcement, we have creat

Science & Technology | Tech

Lights, Camera, Artificial Action: Start-Up Is Taking A.I. to the Movies

After selling their robotics company to Google, two engineers are working on technology they think can change how special effects are made.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple introduces a cheap 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support | TechCrunch

Apple is holding a press conference right now in Chicago. And the company unveiled a brand new device — well, sort of. Apple is going to sell a brand new 9.7-inch iPad that works with the Apple Pencil. Before today, only (more expensive) iPad Pro models

Science & Technology | Technology

FTC confirms probe into Facebook data misuse scandal | TechCrunch

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has confirmed it’s investigating Facebook’s privacy practices in light of the data misuse scandal currently engulfing the company. In a statement regarding reported concerns about Facebook’s privacy practices today

Science & Technology | Technology

Android malware found inside seemingly innocent QR code apps

Google is getting better at keeping Android malware out of the Play Store, and that's leading attackers to use more sophisticated disguises for their rogue apps...

Business & Finance | Business

50 Big Companies that Started with Little or No Money

There’s a widespread belief among founders that venture capital is a precursor to success. It is true that VC is a common denominator of the most successful tech startups, but it isn’t a…

Business & Finance | Business

2 Tools That Can Help Small Business Owners with Reminders, Invoicing and Time Management

Having the right toolbox can help with making sure opportunities don't fall through the cracks.

Science & Technology | Technology

One of the youngest fund managers in the U.S. just launched her own accelerator, too | TechCrunch

Last August, we told you about Laura Deming, a New Zealand native who was home schooled before moving halfway around the world as a 12-year-old to work alongside Cynthia Kenyon, a renowned molecular biologist who specializes in the genetics of aging. Sh

Science & Technology | Technology

David Pogue's Rated:App: Human Anatomy Atlas 2018

Yahoo Finance's David Pogue reviews Human Anatomy Atlas 2018, an app that gives you an interactive, incredibly detailed, medically accurate jaw-dropping 3-D view of the human body.

News | In the News

Peer-reviewed study shows Cardiogram and Apple Watch can accurately determine atrial fibrillation

Over the past year, Cardiogram and UC San Francisco (UCSF) have presented a series of findings on how well consumer wearables like the Apple Watch and Android Wear can detect medical conditions in their users, including diabetes as well as hypertension an

Science & Technology | Technology

Magic Leap opens up its ‘Creator Portal’ with SDK and design guidelines for devs | TechCrunch

After maintaining a quiet presence for quite a while, Magic Leap is finally feeling a bit more chatty, at least when it comes to what they’re sharing with developers. As the Game Developers Conference kicks off in San Francisco this week, Magic Leap is

Gaming | Gaming

Ataribox is now Atari VCS, preorder date revealed soon | VentureBeat

Atari has renamed its upcoming Ataribox console as the Atari VCS, which is a retro-inspired entertainment platform based on PC technology.

Business & Finance | Business

Silicon Valley Is Over, Says Silicon Valley

About a dozen venture capitalists recently took a bus tour through the Midwest, and a funny thing happened: They caught the heartland bug.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Why Facebook Owes You More Than This | WIRED

You give Facebook all of your data in exchange for using their service—an exchange that seems increasingly out of whack.

News | News

Self-driving Uber hits, kills pedestrian

A woman was reportedly struck and killed by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Arizona.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Alexa Skills & Games Just for Kids

Here are some awesome Alexa skills and games kids can play with the Amazon Echo, Dot or Spot for serious fun with their home assistant.

Science & Technology | Tech

23 lesser-known cofounders of the biggest tech companies, and where they are now

We tend to forget that Steve Jobs, Travis Kalanick, and Bill Gates, didn't create Apple, Uber, and Microsoft alone.

Science & Technology | Technology

Repl.it lets you program in your browser

No matter whether you are a seasoned programmer or you simply want to take

Entertainment | Entertainment

Amazon’s top original shows generated an estimated 5M new Prime members | TechCrunch

Amazon’s original content efforts are paying off, at least in terms of driving new sign-ups for Prime, which is ostensibly their main value to the commerce giant. Documents obtained by Reuters show that the top Prime video original programming, includin

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli researchers find cybersecurity flaws in baby monitors, web cameras

Ben-Gurion University team was able to blast music through a baby monitor, turn off a thermostat and turn on a camera remotely

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

This 3-D-printed house costs $10,000 and can be built in 24 hours

One of the less obvious products being unveiled this week at SXSW is a small concrete house. On the outside, it doesn’t look like anything particularly...

Science & Technology | Tech

The tech elite are abandoning Silicon Valley in droves because of 'groupthink' and out-of-control living costs— here's where they're headed

Peter Thiel, Tim Ferriss and other members of Silicon Valley's tech elite are decamping for more diverse and often affordable areas.

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

Tech 101: Preparing a Mac For a New Owner

There comes a time in the life of just about every Mac where its usefulness has become limited or it will be too expensive to repair or update, so you decide

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Researchers Discover Graphene Is a Superconductor

The discovery rekindles hope that scientists can make a room-temperature superconductor.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

What Airbnb Did to New York City - CityLab

Airbnb’s effects on the city’s housing market have been dramatic, a report suggests. And other cities could soon see the same pattern.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Happens In 60 Seconds Online

What Happens In 60 Seconds Online - 03/07/2018

Science & Technology | Technology

Google’s new Bristlecone processor brings it one step closer to quantum supremacy | TechCrunch

Every major tech company is looking at quantum computers as the next big breakthrough in computing. Teams at Google, Microsoft, Intel, IBM and various..

Music | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

This guy uses old vinyl records to make gorgeous Bluetooth speakers

Industrial engineer Jeff Davis is selling customizable Bluetooth speakers made from old records — you can even submit your own artwork or request an album.

News | News

7 Innovative Israeli Tech Startups Bringing AI, Gaming To Education | Technology News

At a recent MindCET event, a new crop of early-stage companies showcased tech aimed at disrupting learning environments.

Science & Technology | Tech

Galaxy S9 IRL: What it's like to use Samsung's gorgeous new phones

For 2018, Samsung's new super phones get variable aperture cameras and fix the placement of their fingerprint reader. But they keep a familiar look and feel.

Science & Technology | Technology

Amazon is buying smart doorbell maker Ring | TechCrunch

With Nest's first smart video doorbell right around the corner, Amazon is busy buying up the competition. After acquiring Blink just two months ago, Amazon is..

Science & Technology | Tech

Google and NCAA team up on March Madness AI competition with $100,000 in prizes | VentureBeat

Google and the NCAA have teamed up on a $100,000 competition to see who can predict the best March Madness outcomes with machine learning.

News | The News

Silicon Valley faces make or break moment amid big tech backlash

Election meddling, concerns about privacy and questions about technology's role in our daily lives have muddied the waters for the Silicon Valley giants

Science & Technology | Innovation

How 2 former college roommates are helping people to get cheap lunches with their MealPal app

Mary Biggins and Katie Ghelli launched MealPal in New York last year. It has been backed with $35 million (£26 million)

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook's Long-Term Plan for WhatsApp Is Finally Coming to Fruition (and It's Brilliant) | Inc.com

Instagram was a bargain that's turned a very tidy profit. WhatsApp was a very different sort of bet.

Music | Music

The best smart speakers for music fans

If you're a music fan, the first wave of smart speakers was probably a disappointment. While Alexa and Google Assistant have definitively proven they have a pla...

Science & Technology | Technology

Not even IBM is sure where its quantum computer experiments will lead

Despite the hype and hoopla surrounding the burgeoning field of quantum computing, the technology is still in its infancy. Just a few years ago, researchers wer...

Science & Technology | Team8

Israel’s Team8 Partners With Scotiabank For Cybersecurity Innovation

The leading Israeli cybersecurity think tank and the Canadian financial institution will work together to 'deepen tech capabilities.'

Science & Technology | Tech News

How Open Source Companies Are Built

 We recently brought together open source leaders from organizations both large and small to discuss how they balance building a leading enterprise with a free and widely available offering for the community. The timing couldn't have been better as

Gaming | Gaming

Nintendo 3DS had its best January sales since 2013 | GamesBeat

The Nintendo 3DS handheld console just had its best January since 2013 in terms of consoles sold, according to the NPD Group. For hardware dollar sales, it was the portable’s best January since 2014.

Science & Technology | Tech

How to spot a bot and what to do about it

Here's how to figure out if a Twitter account is actually a bot, and then how to block the bot.

News | News

After delays, Israel successfully tests Arrow 3 long-range missile interceptor

Early morning exercise carried out with US agency after two tests called off at last minute in recent months

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Where is Starman? Track Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster's Current Location.

Current location of Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla Roadster and Starman launched by SpaceX on the Falcon Heavy maiden flight

Science & Technology | Tech

Inside North Korea’s Hacker Army

The regime in Pyongyang has sent hundreds of programmers to other countries. Their mission: Make money by any means necessary.

Gaming | Gaming

How a love for Minecraft can blossom into a love for reading | VentureBeat

Millions of kids around the world play Minecraft, and it didn’t take long for adults to notice something: It has educational value. With Microsoft’s MinecraftEdu leading the way, more schools are using Minecraft in classrooms, having their kids experi

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Windows 10's new 'Ultimate Performance' mode sacrifices efficiency for raw power

Microsoft generally rolls out new features in its Insider builds for testers before they are released to the public. Yesterday’s build 17101 includes a feature that may be particularly intriguing for power users and professionals: an ‘Ultimate Perform

Science & Technology | Technology

Peter Thiel, retreating from Silicon Valley's tech scene, is moving to L.A.

Billionaire Peter Thiel, one of the most powerful men in Silicon Valley and its most prominent conservative, plans to move his home and personal investment firm to Los Angeles because he’s disaffected by what he sees as the Bay Area's left-leaning polit

Entertainment | ENTERTAINMENT

How SiriusXM is dominating in the Spotify era

SiriusXM boasts less than half the subscribers as the most popular on-demand music streaming service, but SiriusXM is booming while Spotify continues to lose money. What’s going on here?

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli biotech company successfully grows bones in lab | The Times of Israel

Bonus BioGroup begins second trial of 60 operations; aims to create 'spare parts' for human beings

Business & Finance | Business

Outdoorsy, the ‘Airbnb of RVs,’ rolls up $25 million in fresh funding

According to serial entrepreneur Jeff Cavins, more than 35 million people each year look to rent an RV -- 38 percent of them so-called millennials. Yet they..

Science & Technology | Social Media

Inside Facebook's Two Years of Hell

How a confused, defensive social media giant steered itself into a disaster, and how Mark Zuckerberg is trying to fix it all.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple addresses iOS source code leak, says it appears to be tied to three-year-old software

Earlier this week, iOS source code showed up on GitHub, raising concerns that hackers could find a way to comb the material for vulnerabilities. The material is gone now, courtesy of a DMCA notice Apple sent to GitHub, but the occurrence was certainly not

Business & Finance | Business

Every grocery delivery service's fears have just been realized

One of the biggest stories to emerge from the technology industry last year was Amazon’s shift into the brick-and-mortar realm with its $13.7 billion acquisition of organic supermarket chain Whole Foods. In the months following the deal’s closure, Am

Science & Technology | Technology

Here are all of Apple’s tips for HomePod available in the Tips app | 9to5Mac

HomePod has started arriving to customers around the world and Apple’s Tips app for iOS is ready for it. When you have the speaker paired with your device (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch), you&#8…

Science & Technology | Technology

This is How Smartphone Cameras Have Improved in the Past 5 Years

DxOMark has published an interesting look at how smartphone cameras have evolved and improved over the past half decade, starting from when the camera test

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Kibbutz Economy: How Israeli Collective Communities Near Gaza Are Becoming High-Tech Hubs

A local incubator, SouthUp, is attracting startups from across the country with WeWork-like shared workspaces in kibbutzim in southern Israel

Science & Technology | Technology

Early reviews are in for Apple's new $350 Echo competitor, the HomePod — and it's getting destroyed

Reviewers like the Apple HomePod's sound quality but had issues with Siri and hate that it won't work with Spotify. One person said it "struggles at smart."

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Learning to speak quantum

Particle physicists are studying ways to harness the power of the quantum realm to further their research.

Science & Technology | Social Media

AI could make trolls think twice before retweeting offensive content | VentureBeat

While hate speech in the U.S. dates back to the country’s earliest days, the rise of social media has thrust hateful keyboard warriors into the spotlight. Many social media platforms have attempted to counter hate speech using AI-driven tactics, but the

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Uber has a tip limit? That's news to drivers

If you want to leave a generous tip for your Uber driver, you may have to use cash because the ride-hailing app has a ceiling. Lyft has tipping limits, too.

Politics | Politics

Survey Finds Conservatives Out of Place in Silicon Valley

Online poll adds to concerns that political divisions are affecting tech workplaces.

Science & Technology | Tech

‘Human Uber’ Lets a Surrogate Socialize For You

Lean into the hermit lifestyle by having a surrogate do the socializing for you.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Check Out Elon Musk’s $500 ‘Boring Company’ flamethrower

And you thought Elon Musk was joking when he said he wanted to sell a Boring Company flamethrower. The fire-spitting device showed up on its website on Saturday and costs $500.

Science & Technology | Technology

We were in an accident during an automated driving tech demo

As a transportation reporter, I've been in a lot of cars using either autonomous or semi-automated Advanced Driver Assistance (ADAS) features, both on public and private roads, and yet I'd never been in an accident during a demonstration drive for any of

Entertainment | Entertainment

A ridiculous bag may have perfected the movie-watching experience 

Watching movies at home isn’t ideal. Your TV isn’t as big as a theater screen, and you can’t avoid being distracted by the natural light, potted plants, and handheld video game systems that litter the average American living room. But a new Kickstar

Gaming | Video Games

PS4 Vs PS4 Slim Vs PS4 Pro: What Are The Differences And Which PlayStation 4 Should You Buy? - GameSpot

We break down the specs, features, and price of the PS4, PS4 Slim, and PS4 Pro and let you know which PlayStation 4 is right for you.

Science & Technology | Tech

Why Apple's upcoming iPhone battery update is a bad idea

Tim Cook says Apple will release a software update for the iPhone for users to choose between performance or battery life. But that's not such a great idea.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

SpaceX’s rocket booster survived descent despite no landing attempt | TechCrunch

SpaceX flew a mission today that didn’t include a controlled recovery attempt of the Falcon 9 booster involved in the launch. Even still, the first stage..

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

MIT uses Lego to prototype low-cost micro pumps

Lego bricks (or, if you're not a pedant, Legos) are highly precise and highly consistent plastic objects. Anywhere you go in the world the Lego is the same...

Science & Technology | Technology

The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

Quantum computers should soon be able to beat classical computers at certain basic tasks. But before they’re truly powerful, researchers have to overcome a

Science & Technology | Technology

Here's How To Check The Battery Health Of Your iPhone, Reliably And For Free

Apple made billions in hiding the fact that it was slowing down the performance of an iPhone with an aging battery, pushing people to buy a new phone rather than a new battery.

Business & Finance | Business

Forget The 10,000-Hour Rule; Edison, Bezos, & Zuckerberg Follow The 10,000-Experiment Rule

Deliberate experimentation is more important than deliberate practice in a rapidly changing world.

Science & Technology | Physics & Cosmology

What Are The Most Amazing Possibilities Within The Theoretical Limits Of Physics?

Scientifically speaking, what are the most amazing possibilities within the theoretical limits of physics, even if we haven't yet developed the technology to achieve them yet? This question was originally answered on Quora by Jay Wacker.

Business & Finance | Business

Intel Stock Price Jumps 9% as Meltdown Security Worries Fade | Fortune

Intel's stock price rose 8% to the highest level since 2000, as fears faded that the Spectre and Meltdown security issues would hurt sales.

Business & Finance | Business

Unless you have a patent or some proprietary technology, you’re gonna be in trouble.

A look at one of the nation's first classes for undergraduates on intellectual property.

Science & Technology | TECH

Apple confirms iOS 11.3 will let you turn off controversial throttling of older iPhones

The update will launch this spring, but you’ll be able to install the beta before then.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple previews iOS 11.3’s new Animojis and battery service warnings

More big news out of Apple this morning. The company’s offering up a preview of what’s to come in the latest version of its mobile operating system. The..

Science & Technology | Tech

Tim Cook explains what sets HomePod apart from existing smart speakers

As part of his one-day tour of Canada yesterday, Tim Cook offered an interview to the Financial Post following his visit to e-commerce platform Shopify’s headquarters. Cook used the interview as an…

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Is Looking Like a Victim of the Innovator's Dilemma | Inc.com

As consumers sour on the attention economy, someone is going to disrupt the social-media giant. The only question is whether it will be Facebook.

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook invented a new time unit called the ‘flick’ and it’s truly amazing

I was all set to dislike the "flick," a time unit just recently invented by Facebook (technically the Oculus team), because I thought it was going to be..

Psychology | Psychology

Screen time: Mental health menace or scapegoat? - CNN

Teens' happiness and self-esteem can be linked to the amount of time they're spending in front of their screens, a new study says.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Win Founders and Influence Everybody

For two and a half decades Margit Wennmachers has quietly shaped the public image of the world's hottest startups. Now she must reckon with the new era of big tech.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple Leak Hints At Possible iPhone X Cancellation, ‘Batterygate’ Intensifies

It looks like there will be no iPhone X generations in the near future if rumors prove true. According to a popular Apple leakster, the tech giant’s flagship smartphone will soon be canceled ...

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

These high-speed ‘nano-cranes’ could form molecular assembly lines

Things aren't going well down at the ol' nano-factory. They're having trouble getting all those tiny workers to synchronize and move quickly together. But..

Science & Technology | Technology

Video: Apple's iMac Pro vs 2013 Mac Pro - photo editing comparison (Part 2)

In the second part of our series, we put Apple's $5,000 iMac Pro to the test against one of the most popular configurations of the Mac Pro to see how much of a performance difference you can expect when editing photos. We'll also explore the upg

Entertainment | Netflix

This site makes browsing Netflix simple again - CNET

Tired of spending more time trying to find something to watch on Netflix than actually watching stuff? Flixable aims to fix that.

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

10 Mac Features You Probably Don’t Use But Should

Over the course of a few OS updates, it's easy for some very useful system features to be forgotten. That's why we're going to take a look at 10 features.

Business & Finance | Business

Apple announces $350 billion investment

Apple is the latest company to announce an increase in investment in the U.S. following last year's new tax bill.

Travel | Travel

Airbnb now lets you book with a 50% deposit | VentureBeat

Airbnb announced that it will now let guests book with a deposit, marking a notable shift from the current state of play that requires you to pay the full amount up front.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook is making a major change to the News Feed that will show you more content from friends and family and less from

Facebook said Thursday that it will start to show users more posts from their friends and family in the News Feed, a move that means people will see fewer posts from publishers and brands.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Finally Blinks - The Atlantic

Mark Zuckerberg’s radical decision to reinvent the News Feed is a plea for mercy.

Science & Technology | Technology

What happens when an iPhone X is dropped

Some experts recommend buying Apple’s insurance coverage AppleCare to cover any damages. Without AppleCare, the price at Apple is $279 to replace the front glass and $549 if you break the back glass. A good leather option, according to Wirecutter, is Ap

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple will address kids’ iPhone addiction with enhanced iOS parental controls

Apple has a response of sorts to activist shareholders concerned about kids' addiction to iPhones: Enhanced parental controls are coming to iOS.

Science & Technology | Tech

9 Thorough Guides That Will Teach You the Basics of SEO

In this article, we'll go over 9 guides that will help you get up to speed with SEO quickly.

Science & Technology | Technology

This is what a 50-qubit quantum computer looks like

From afar, it looks like a steampunk chandelier. An intricate collection of tubes and wires that culminate in a small steel cylinder at the bottom. It is, in fa...

Science & Technology | Technology

What Would Really Happen If Russia Attacked Undersea Internet Cables

The world’s internet infrastructure is vulnerable, but snipping a couple of lines is the least of your concerns.