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  • newThe British blimp that was blown out to sea in a storm

    The British blimp that was blown out to sea in a storm

    March 1919The British airship R33 in its hangar as it prepares for its first-ever flight at an aerodrome in Barlow, Yorkshire.Image: R. Humphrey/Topical Press Agency/Getty ImagesBased in part on design principles gleaned from a captured German zeppel…
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  • newWhy you need paid leave and affordable child care now more than ever

    Why you need paid leave and affordable child care now more than ever

    All of the jokes about parenthood are true: You stumble through life bleary-eyed, eager to spend every moment with your child yet desperate for the next break. If you intend to throw your life into real chaos, however, try pulling off parenthood wi…
    - 55 mins ago, 25 Sep 16, 9:00am -
  • newMiley Cyrus sang 'Rebel Yell' with Billy Idol and geeked out so hard

    Miley Cyrus sang 'Rebel Yell' with Billy Idol and geeked out so hard

    "I'm singing with Billy f**king Idol, let's do it!"Miley Cyrus very quickly made it clear how stoked she was to be singing with Billy Idol at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Friday when she stepped out on stage. The two sang together on Idol's…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Sep 16, 8:24am -
  • new10 daily apps to help caregivers take care of their loved ones

    10 daily apps to help caregivers take care of their loved ones

    Balancing schedules. Remembering medication. Tracking symptoms.Being a caregiver for a family member can be as taxing as it is rewarding, and the role often goes underappreciated. While a support network of family and friends is crucial, apps can he…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Sep 16, 8:04am -
  • new5 creative ways to trick people into eating healthy

    5 creative ways to trick people into eating healthy

    It’s an age-old public health question — how to preserve people’s ability to make their own choices while encouraging them to make good ones.In the realm of food, it’s something that school administrators, health insurers, and lawmakers have…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Sep 16, 8:00am -

TechCrunch

  • newSol vs. Sol, for the fate of humanity

    Sol vs. Sol, for the fate of humanity

     I happened to spend much of this week in Abu Dhabi, from whence came, conveniently, the most important news of this week, month, year, and arguably decade. Yes, bigger than the American election; yes, bigger than the long-awaited rise of machine le…
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  • newInvesting in AI offers more rewards than risks

    Investing in AI offers more rewards than risks

     It’s difficult to predict how artificial intelligence technology will change over the next 10 to 20 years, but there are plenty of gains to be made. By 2018, robots will supervise more than 3 million human workers; by 2020, smart machines will be…
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  • newFormer Rothenberg employees allege mistreatment and cash management problems

    Former Rothenberg employees allege mistreatment and cash management problems

     As TechCrunch has previously reported, there’s been an exodus of talent from the Rothenberg “ecosystem,” amid claims of a significant breach of fiduciary responsibilities and other unconventional behavior by the venture firm’s founder, Mike…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 5:30pm -
  • newGillmor Gang: Just A Scratch

    Gillmor Gang: Just A Scratch

     The Gillmor Gang — John Taschek, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, September 23, 2016. With two days until the First Debate, the waiting’s almost over and the voting begins on all available channel…
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 4:57pm -
  • newWe’re looking at cyberbullying the wrong way

    We’re looking at cyberbullying the wrong way

     A bully is a bully and a troll is a troll, no matter where you go online. For as long as online mass communication has existed, online bullying has existed. To effectively address the issue of cyberbullying, one must not only question the environme…
    - 18 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 4:00pm -

Read Write Web

  • newStudy hints wearable fitness trackers do more harm than good

    Study hints wearable fitness trackers do more harm than good

    If you’ve been wearing a fitness tracker for a while and have been disappointed in the results you’ve received, you’re not alone. A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association indicates that fitness trackers could b…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 7:28pm -
  • newNYC public wi-fi terminals learn tough lessons about the Internet

    NYC public wi-fi terminals learn tough lessons about the Internet

    The Alphabet Inc. subsidiary focused on urban innovation, Sidewalk Labs, suffered a setback as porn and privacy concerns beset its public web terminals on New York City streets. Bloomberg says the web-surfing component of the experimental LinkN…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 2:00pm -
  • new3 reasons self-driving cars aren’t driving public support

    3 reasons self-driving cars aren’t driving public support

    Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation released their long-awaited guidelines for automated vehicles. On the same day of release, Obama published an op-ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, declaring his support for self-driving car technolog…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 12:00pm -
  • newHow cities can to tap into $33B in private funds for innovation

    How cities can to tap into $33B in private funds for innovation

    With public infrastructure funding in the U.S. nearly tapped out, a new study says smart city projects could tap into billions in private funds, according to a report by Siemens Financial Services into funding for smart cities. The report found tha…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 10:12am -
  • newOutdated thinking on wireless could cripple UK smart cities

    Outdated thinking on wireless could cripple UK smart cities

    The former head of U.K. mobile telecoms giant O2 warns an antiquated “analog” mindset among government could stunt the development of smart cities. Ronan Dunne mused on the challenges facing smart cities in the U.K. He recently left his role as…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 9:57am -

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  • newDigital Ad Doubts Rise Over New Revelations
    Marketers pouring huge sums into digital advertising are wrestling with several recent events that underscore a troubling picture: some are finding they can’t be sure how well that money was spent or what they’ve received in return for it.
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 5:49pm -
  • newSnapchat Releases First Hardware Product: Spectacles
    Evan Spiegel, CEO of renamed Snap Inc., calls the video-sharing sunglasses “a toy” but sees an upside to freeing his app from smartphone cameras.
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 4:32pm -
  • newSalesforce Considers Takeover of Twitter
    Salesforce is considering a takeover of Twitter Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, as the social-media company’s efforts to ignite growth sputter.
    - 22 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 12:04pm -
  • newiOS 10 Lock Screen: Battling Apple's Frustrating Change
    It’s been burned into our muscle memories: slide to unlock your iPhone. Then Apple messed it all up last week with the new lock screen in iOS 10.
    - 22 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 11:46am -
  • newYahoo Executives Detected a Hack Tied to Russia in 2014
    The intrusion was launched from computers in Russia and sought data on 30 to 40 targeted users of the company’s online services who did business in Russia, a person familiar with the matter said.
    - 1 day ago, 24 Sep 16, 7:46am -

GigaOm

TechCrunch YouTube

Tony Hawk and Rob Dyrdek pro skaters invested in startups

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Inateck's external hard drive dock

- 24 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 10:00am -
Twitter's four possible buyers | Crunch Report

- 2 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 6:32pm -
Casper's new mattress for dogs

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Animation Throwdown gameplay guide

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Yahoo confirms huge data breach | Crunch Report

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Gizmodo

  • newNew Law Forces IMDB To Remove the Age of Actors on Request

    New Law Forces IMDB To Remove the Age of Actors on Request

    The governor of California signed a bill into law today that will make it illegal for entertainment websites like IMDB to post the ages of actors if that actor requests the information to be taken down. Needless to say, free speech advocates are outr…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 10:30pm -
  • newHere's the FBI File of Paul Soros, Brother of Billionaire George Soros

    Here's the FBI File of Paul Soros, Brother of Billionaire George Soros

    Paul Soros, shipping innovator and the older brother of Democratic mega-donor and businessman George Soros, died in 2013. Paul (originally Paul Schwartz before the family changed their name in the 1930s as the Nazis swept Europe) fled Hungary in 1948…
    - 18 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 4:20pm -
  • newHere's a Pretty Legit Gibsonian Cyberdeck

    Here's a Pretty Legit Gibsonian Cyberdeck

    Back in the mid-80's, the “cyberdeck”—the neural-connected, on-the-go interface from William Gibson’s Sprawl Trilogy—captured the imagination of every cyberpunk fan. IMGUR user D10D3 has uploaded pics of one of the slickest attempts at a re…
    - 18 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 4:02pm -
  • newDon't Look Into This Robot's Eyes While It Learns to Play the Ball-and-Cup Game

    Don't Look Into This Robot's Eyes While It Learns to Play the Ball-and-Cup Game

    Japan’s popular Pepper robot can guess your mood , dress up in cute clothes and now, it can learn to play simple games. Read more...
    - 19 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 2:26pm -
  • newWhat If Mythical Creatures Were on Tumblr?

    What If Mythical Creatures Were on Tumblr?

    Tumblr is often a place where people discuss identity politics, but how much more complicated would those identity politics be if they included vampires, werewolves, fairies, and other fantastical creatures?Read more...
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 2:00pm -

PC World

LifeHacker

Engadget

  • newClinton tech says he warned of email server violations in 2009

    Clinton tech says he warned of email server violations in 2009

    The FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server continues to turn up important new details. Reuters has found interview summaries showing that Bryan Pagliano, a technician who joined Clinton's team when she became Secretary of St…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Sep 16, 6:48am -
  • newHacker faces 20 years in prison for helping ISIS

    Hacker faces 20 years in prison for helping ISIS

    The US just broke new ground in its bid to fight pro-terrorist hackers. A judge has sentenced Kosovo citizen Ardit Ferizi to 20 years in prison for hacking a US company in order to collect information about 1,300 government and military personnel an…
    - 9 hours ago, 25 Sep 16, 1:11am -
  • newCBS News will feature Instagram Stories in debate coverage

    CBS News will feature Instagram Stories in debate coverage

    Monday's US Presidential debates are shaping up to be the most easily streamable live TV in history, with options ranging from Twitter and YouTube to Facebook Live and Snapchat. Not wanting to be left out of the party, Instagram and CBS News have ann…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 11:05pm -
  • newChromebooks now have an easy time running Android apps

    Chromebooks now have an easy time running Android apps

    You no longer have to be an early adopter to run Android apps on a Chromebook. Google has released a stable version of Chrome OS that includes Google Play Store access in beta, giving you the opportunity to run mobile apps on top of your usual web a…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 9:38pm -
  • newiTunes 'Spoken Editions' podcasts will read you written news

    iTunes 'Spoken Editions' podcasts will read you written news

    It looks like Apple is getting ready to launch a new iTunes offering, and someone pulled the trigger a bit too early. TechCrunch has spotted podcasts branded "Spoken Editions" on the service, which seem to be short programs reading written news from…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 8:07pm -

BoingBoing

  • newThe AI Now Report: social/economic implications of near-future AI

    The AI Now Report: social/economic implications of near-future AI

    The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Economic Council convened a symposium at NYU's Information Law Institute in July, and they've released their report: 25 crisp (if slightly wonky) pages on how AI could increas…
    - 18 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 3:45pm -
  • newNew York Deaf Theater performs Hamilton's Cabinet Battle #2

    New York Deaf Theater performs Hamilton's Cabinet Battle #2

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RI0V3MNAXQUThe cast of Hamilton joined with the New York Deaf theater in a video that is pure amazeballs. (more…)
    - 19 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 2:44pm -
  • newEneloops are amazing rechargeable batteries

    Eneloops are amazing rechargeable batteries

    I have just replaced my first set of Envelop AA batteries, ten years after I bought them. Around 10-12 years ago I was I doing a lot of underwater photography. High capacity, low-static-discharge AA batteries were pretty new, but an absolute must…
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 1:26pm -
  • newTreat your pup to a free month of BarkBox

    Treat your pup to a free month of BarkBox

    If you own a dog, you've most likely heard of BarkBox - the monthly subscription box for dogs. What started as a simple idea to try out the subscription model on pet owners has since developed a cult following of dog lovers. If you haven't given it…
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 1:13pm -
  • newGibsonian cyberspace deck built on rebooted Commodore 64 and Raspberry Pi

    Gibsonian cyberspace deck built on rebooted Commodore 64 and Raspberry Pi

    D10D3 built this "cyberdeck" on a C64c (a modern recreation of the Commmodore 64) with a Raspberry Pi CPU, VGA port, and all the I/O you could ask for (USB/Bluetooth/wifi/Ethernet). (more…)
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 1:02pm -

Tech Republic

Engadget YouTube

ICYMI: Animals can communicate better than we’d realized

- 12 hours ago, 24 Sep 16, 9:30pm -
Apple Watch Series 2: Review

- 2 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 2:55pm -
Sony A99 II: First Look

- 2 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 11:17am -
Google’s Allo and the pros and cons of MacOS Sierra

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Uber brings self-driving cars to Pittsburgh

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Is that an explosive Galaxy Note 7 in your pocket?

- 2 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 10:00am -