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  • newStep inside an artist's painting with virtual reality

    Step inside an artist's painting with virtual reality

    Virtual reality artist Teek Mach takes you into her beautiful 3D paintings. Experience a world that can only come to life in VR.After digging into this video, fly your own jetpack and take to the skies. Go on a VR journey in the latest episode of…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 17, 6:15am -
  • newWhy Prince Harry and Prince William are truly the millennial royals

    Why Prince Harry and Prince William are truly the millennial royals

    For centuries, the British royal family has been watched, respected and revered from afar. The monarchy remained fiercely tight-lipped on all matters personal and private, and royal announcements were reserved for print newspapers.But the digital re…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 17, 4:30am -
  • newThis British teen standing up for gender equality is our feminist hero

    This British teen standing up for gender equality is our feminist hero

    Liv Jones didn't wake up one morning and decide that she was going to be the face of teenage feminism. But with one tweet, the shy 14-year-old found herself at the forefront of an online social media movement.SEE ALSO: 13 feminists who play the Tw…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 17, 3:30am -
  • newMan returns home to overjoyed mom after biking around the world for 7 years

    Man returns home to overjoyed mom after biking around the world for 7 years

    Englishman Leigh Timmis set off on a wild adventure seven years ago.And by wild we mean he was determined to ride his bike for two years around the world. That ambitious timeline quickly fell to the wayside as he realized how daunting the challenge…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 6:53pm -
  • newYouTube fix brings 12 million videos back to Restricted Mode

    YouTube fix brings 12 million videos back to Restricted Mode

    Following the outcry back in March over YouTube's Restricted Mode, a feature that screens for "mature content," and how it filtered out some LGBTQ videos on the site, the company first attempted to explain the issue before they ultimately apologized.…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 6:38pm -

TechCrunch

  • newOnline grocery platform Farmdrop raises £7M Series A led by Atomico

    Online grocery platform Farmdrop raises £7M Series A led by Atomico

     Farmdrop, a farmer-friendly online grocery platform based in the U.K., has raised £7 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Atomico, the London VC fund founded by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström. Read More
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 17, 4:00am -
  • newGillmor Gang: Fossil Fuel

    Gillmor Gang: Fossil Fuel

     The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, April 21, 2017. Big Media meets the Big Algorithm as we reach subscription saturation. B=V/T: Self-service Bundling based on Value prioritized by T…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 5:40pm -
  • newThe MWW Iconik 3 is an inexpensive automatic watch for military fans

    The MWW Iconik 3 is an inexpensive automatic watch for military fans

     Manchester Watch Works aka MWW makes small batch watches that are sometimes homages to historic timepieces and are sometimes entirely new design. This model, the Iconik 3 – the third in the Iconik line – is based on the Blancpain TR-900, a mili…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 3:04pm -
  • newHow to make Twitter profitable

    How to make Twitter profitable

     Twitter has evolved dramatically since its founding. What the founders fully envisioned we cannot know. Nonetheless, there is one thing we do know: Many business entities have millions of followers and communicate with these followers using Twitter…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 1:00pm -
  • newIs a “robot tax” really an “innovation penalty”?

    Is a “robot tax” really an “innovation penalty”?

     When Bill Gates recently suggested robots should pay income tax like any other employee, I didn’t immediately disagree. I applaud Gates’ bold thinking to help solve one of society’s biggest upcoming challenges: embracing automation in a way t…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 12:30pm -

Read Write Web

  • This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Dist…
    - 14 Dec 16, 10:00pm -
  • 3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    The Internet of Things is sweeping across the globe at breakneck speeds, and before we know it, our entire lives will be facilitated by connected technology. We’re already seeing the IoT make an incredible impact on how the industrial world operat…
    - 14 Dec 16, 9:15pm -
  • PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC, the research and development arm of Xerox, announced on Tuesday that it has secured part of $19 million in federal funding from the Energy Department to develop peel-and-stick sensors for homes, businesses, and other buildings. The peel-and-st…
    - 14 Dec 16, 8:30pm -
  • Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Studies of traffic congestion regularly point much blame at cars circling for parking. To tackle this perennial problem, Get My Parking is joining a smart city initiative to launch a smart parking pilot in India. As reported in Firstpost, the Delhi-…
    - 14 Dec 16, 7:27pm -
  • Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons for the dropped tech use vary from wearables breaki…
    - 14 Dec 16, 3:00pm -

Boy Genius Report

WSJ - Tech

  • newTheranos Misled Directors, Ran Fake Tests, Filings Allege
    An investor said in newly unsealed court filings that Theranos used a shell company to buy commercial-lab equipment, then pretended it was using its own technology in demonstrations for prospective partners and investors.
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 17, 12:34am -
  • newAlphabet's Waymo Claims Uber Hid Self-Driving Tech From Court
    Waymo accused Uber of intentionally hiding a key project from a federal court that Waymo says shows the ride-hailing company copied its design plans for a laser sensor used in autonomous vehicles.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Apr 17, 4:57am -
  • newTwitter Summons Triggers Internal Investigation
    An attempt by federal officials to pressure Twitter to unmask users behind an account critical of the Trump administration has triggered an investigation into whether those officials abused their power.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Apr 17, 3:21am -
  • newHappy Birthday to GIF, a Tech Term That's Aged Well
    Thirty years ago, the GIF was born. Ben Zimmer on how this technology term has aged remarkably well—even though how to pronounce it is still debated.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 11:33pm -
  • newSamsung's Big Marketing Challenge
    How do you convince consumers that your latest product isn’t going to go up in flames? Chief marketing officer Marc Mathieu talks about his strategy.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 9:48pm -

GigaOm

TechCrunch YouTube

The Powerray Drone

- 1 day ago, 22 Apr 17, 6:00am -
Sneak peak at upcoming Silicon Valley season with the cast

- 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 8:03pm -
Quora Valued At $1.8B | Crunch Report

- 2 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 7:10pm -
MakerBot: A brief history

- 2 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 4:51pm -
Google Home Gets Smarter About Voices | Crunch Report

- 3 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 6:00pm -
Pluralsight schools developers online

- 3 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 3:27pm -

Gizmodo

  • newBreaking: The Internet Has Pornography

    Breaking: The Internet Has Pornography

    You might want to sit down for this news. Australia’s Telegraph newspaper has uncovered startling images that are available on this newfangled “Internet” that seems to be all the rage. They’re images of (wait for it) pornography.Read more...
    - 30 mins ago, 23 Apr 17, 7:22am -
  • newNeil Young's Painful Rebranding of His Music Service Won't Save It

    Neil Young's Painful Rebranding of His Music Service Won't Save It

    Niel Young’s “high resolution” music crusade is undergoing a change, an extreme change!!!!!!! The classic rocker turned tech entrepreneur has announced that Pono’s now defunct music store will become a high-quality streaming service. It’s k…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 6:17pm -
  • newThe March for Science Has Spread From Pole-to-Pole

    The March for Science Has Spread From Pole-to-Pole

    Rainy weather on the east coast hasn’t stopped people from hitting the streets to march for science today. But the conditions in Antarctica and the Arctic Circle are currently quite a bit more extreme and protests in the name of facts are still roc…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 3:02pm -
  • newReport: Cancer Journal Retracts a Record Hundred and Seven Studies

    Report: Cancer Journal Retracts a Record Hundred and Seven Studies

    Scientists don’t work in a vacuum. Their work should always come along with a rigorous review process to ensure their methods and results aren’t wild, misinterpreted, or outright made up. But what if you’ve found a way to fake your own review?R…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 1:45pm -
  • newProgrammed Demo Reveals The Commodore 64's Angsty Soul

    Programmed Demo Reveals The Commodore 64's Angsty Soul

    This is A Mind Is Born, a demo of the Commodore 64 going haywire. It won first place at the Oldskool 4K Intro competition at this past week’s Revision 2017 event and it’s easy to see why.Read more...
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 1:41pm -

PC World

  • newThere's now a tool to test for NSA spyware
    Has your computer been infected with a suspected NSA spying implant? A security researcher has come up with a free tool that can tell.Luke Jennings of security firm Countercept wrote a script in response to last week’s high-profile leak of cyberwea…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 8:47pm -
  • newThis week in games: Call of Duty returns to World War II, Syberia II is free and more
    The blockbuster rush of March might be over, but apparently April is the new indie and semi-indiepile-up. This week we got Rick and Morty's VR game, Full Throttle Remastered, Voodoo Vince Remastered, Late Shift, and Everything. Next week: Dawn of Wa…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 5:18pm -
  • newLogitech's G410 mechanical keyboard is $60 today
    Sometimes there’s nothing like a little controversy in a daily deal. Today, Newegg is selling the Logitech G410 tenkeyless mechanical keyboard for $60. That’s a cheaper price than you’ll find at Amazon, and is more than half the price of the mo…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 5:14pm -
  • newResearchers build a microprocessor from flexible materials
    Researchers have built a primitive microprocessor out of a two-dimensional material similar to graphene, the flexible conductive wonder material that some believe will revolutionize the design and manufacture of batteries, sensors and chips.With only…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 5:10pm -
  • newBest Android phones: What should you buy?
    Updated 04/21/17: The Galaxy S8 and S8+ take a couple of top spots, and we’ve added a “wait and see” warning about our best camera pick.Choosing a new Android phone isn’t easy. The Android universe is teeming with options, from super-expensi…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 4:30pm -

LifeHacker

Engadget

  • newYouTube will fight fake news by offering workshops to teens

    YouTube will fight fake news by offering workshops to teens

    Google is already flagging fake news, but it knows that isn't always enough. People need to recognize what fake news is, too. To that end, its YouTube wing just launched an Internet Citizens program that will teach UK teens to spot fake news throug…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 17, 4:28am -
  • newEurope may harmonize how internet companies fight hate speech

    Europe may harmonize how internet companies fight hate speech

    Internet companies are already taking action against hate speech, but it's no secret that they don't always tackle it in the same way. One may delete the hostile material immediately, while the other might spend days reviewing it before taking actio…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 11:57pm -
  • newArtificially bright clouds might save the Great Barrier Reef

    Artificially bright clouds might save the Great Barrier Reef

    Australia's Great Barrier Reef is dying due to changes in ocean temperature, and conventional attempts to save it (such as improving water quality or limiting fishing) haven't panned out. However, scientists might have an unusual approach that works…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 10:31pm -
  • newChina proves its first resupply spacecraft can reach orbit

    China proves its first resupply spacecraft can reach orbit

    China's space program just hit a milestone: according to Reuters, its first cargo probe has successfully proven that it can ferry supplies to orbit. Tianzhou-1 took off from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center in the mainland on April 20th. In the e…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 8:59pm -
  • newVerizon's Galaxy S8 won't help you shop on Amazon

    Verizon's Galaxy S8 won't help you shop on Amazon

    Samsung already gave a heads-up that Bixby wouldn't be complete when the Galaxy S8 launched, but Verizon customers will have to make do with less than most... for a while, anyway. The American carrier has confirmed to CNET that its version of the S8…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 7:25pm -

BoingBoing

Tech Republic

Engadget YouTube

The Last Goodbye | A VR Experience | Tribeca 2017

- 20 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 11:33am -
The Life of Us on HTC Vive Hands-On | Tribeca 2017

- 23 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 9:00am -
Facebook's video problem and The Galaxy S8 | The Engadget Podcast Ep. 37

- 2 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 12:02pm -
ZTE Quartz Review | An affordable Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch

- 2 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 9:00am -
Mastercard biometric card | First Look

- 3 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 3:30am -
Sony A9 | First Look

- 4 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 3:25pm -