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Twitter's public earnings call on Wednesday revealed the unthinkable: growth....
AI, or artificial intelligence, is becoming increasingly prevalent in today’s...
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If you spend a lot of time on Twitter, then you know there are two things that are incredibly important: liberal emoji use and knowing how to put Twitter's search tool to good use. Now, the service's latest update...
Two years ago the FTC released a report on the Internet of Things that recommended a series of concrete steps that businesses take to enhance and protect consumers’ privacy and security. Yet not much has changed. As...
Microsoft intended to include its new My People sharing and communication app in the Windows 10 Creators Update, but had to postpone it because it simply stood no chance of being ready in time. The revised plan is to...
When it comes to meeting future demands, IT leaders in the UK are lagging behind those in Germany and the US. This is according to a new report by Brocade, entitled Global Digital Transformation Skills Study. The report...
Dubai boldly brands itself as "The Future City," with space age architecture, next-level tech hubs, and paradigm-shifting transportation systems — so it's only fitting that the resurgence of supersonic travel...
With PC gaming still hugely popular, more and more companies are looking to create their own peripherals. As a result, there are countless mechanical keyboards on the market nowadays. I recently reviewed the Logitech...
We're streaming Nintendo Switch's new racer live at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT....
Got yourself a new Samsung Galaxy S8 ? Have you noticed the new virtual on-screen home button seems to move? Good news: You're not losing your mind, and you're definitely not seeing things. SEE ALSO: You can make your...
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Apple's self-driving car looks to have finally hit the streets. Evidence that the company is finally kicking its long-rumored auto project into full gear has mounted over the last month. With state clearance in hand and...

Tech

During NetherRealm Creative Director Ed Boon's Injustice 2 tour, we talk about Easter eggs in his games and the moment he knew it would never be the same....
His 'Boring Company' released a concept video of a car bypassing city traffic through a series of underground tunnels he intends to build....
The developer has made a big to-do about Heroes of the Storm 2.0, effectively relaunching its free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) for PC. It launched earlier this week, introducing a new rewards program...
The Galaxy S8's been out for a week now, which means early buyers have had a chance to test the phone in the wild. As is the case with any new smartphone, various issues were reported so far, including the red...

Gadgets

Earlier today, Elon Musk delivered an engrossing TED Talk under the following umbrella theme: The Future You . While TED Talks have arguably reached a saturation point these days, any time Musk is given a platform to...
I'll admit it: I'm an unabashed Apple fanboy. I spent far too much on a Macbook Pro with specs that would cost half as much in the Windows world, I love my pair of ridiculous-looking and easily misplaced...
Close the gap faster than ever before, thanks to bright purple sparks. In the original Mario Kart 8, drift boosting had two stages. The blue sparks gave you a quick bump in speed for a second, but if you held that drift...
Airbnb is becoming a more popular option for business travelers. Employees from more than 250,000 companies around the world have signed up to use it for work, the company says. So, Airbnb caters to these road warriors...

Gaming

"We've got a lot going on right now and we don't have unlimited resources."...
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KongDoo Panthera’s outfits are so good . While other Overwatch teams go with the standard “we wear jerseys basically all the time” look (aka “the Kevin Smith”), KongDoo’s players prefer to snazz it up. Last...
The Circle is terrible, but at least it has this ... Continue reading…...

Internet

The NSA is stopping its use of one controversial surveillance technique that impacts Americans' privacy. Make no mistake. This is good news for anyone who wants government surveillance to follow the law. But there’s...
Executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association Wayne LaPierre spoke ahead of President Trump at an NRA meeting and said academic and media elites are “America’s greatest domestic threats.”...
By Lawrence Hurley and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday granted a Trump administration request to put on hold a legal challenge by industry and a group of states to former...
If the onslaught of iPhone 8 leaks we've seen in the past few days is any indication, it appears that our worst fears about the iPhone 8's new form factor are completely unfounded. Specifically, leaked...

Linux/Open Source

Even if you're a newcomer to Linux, you've probably figured out that it is not a single, monolithic operating system, but a constellation of projects. The different "stars" in this constellation take the form of...
Canonical this week said that it will end its support for Ubuntu Touch phones and Ubuntu-powered tablets in June, and that it will shut down its app store at the end of this year. With Ubuntu Touch, a unified mobile OS...
A new strain of malware targeting Linux systems, dubbed "Linux/Shishiga," could morph into a dangerous security threat. Eset on Tuesday disclosed the threat, which represents a new Lua family unrelated to previously...
"What can it do that Windows can't?" That is the first question many people ask when considering Linux for their desktop. While the open source philosophy that underpins Linux is a good enough draw for some, others want...

Security

NSA will no longer collect certain internet communications that merely mention a foreign intelligence target. This information is referred to in the Intelligence Community as "about" communications in Section...
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. armored vehicles are deploying in areas in northern Syria along the tense border with Turkey, a few days after a Turkish airstrike that killed 20 U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters, a Syrian war monitor...
How about this amazing little nugget to restore your faith in humanity: Chloe Bridgewater, a seven-year-old from Hereford, UK, is a big fan of technology and eventually wants to work for Google. Rather than wasting...
Authorities say the trio repeatedly punched the two correctional deputies at Cook County Jail in Illinois....

Social Media

In this April 18 photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif. In a paper posted online on Thursday Facebook security researchers said the...
Tesla's Elon Musk and Facebook's Regina Dugan made ambitious promises this month about how fast their new research projects into human telepathy could yield big scientific breakthroughs. So we asked three...
 Here’s an interesting change: Tumblr’s iOS application just received an update which now lets you turn on or off adult-oriented, NSFW search results just by toggling a switch in iOS’s Settings....
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the NRA's annual convention (all times local):...

Software

VideoPad Video Editor is a beginner-friendly video editing package that makes an ideal replacement for the defunct Windows Movie Maker. In just a few minutes you’ll have mastered its well designed toolkit and be...
qBittorrent is a fast. easy to use torrent client that uses as few of your PC's resources as possible for improved speeds. Unlike most free clients, qBittorrent is completely open source, meaning there are no ads...
For most businesses, especially smaller ones, projectors are an expensive luxury despite their proven usefulness for meetings. While large-format displays have seen prices tumble, the fact that they take up a lot of...
Since introducing its Predator-line, Acer’s modus operandi for gaming machines has been go bigger and more powerful. However, the Taiwanese electronic firm's latest Predator Triton 700 bucks that trend by...

Wireless

Donald Trump has said he thinks his 2020 presidential opponent will be liberal Senator Elizabeth Warren, during a speech made to the NRA in Atlanta. The president made the prediction at a speech to the National Rifle...
This means the program will miss its initial deadline by 3 years....
Argentina wants a fresh start with Washington. But the legal battle over a polluted New Jersey river could spoil those plans....