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Valence launches a social network for black professionals 2019-11-05 12:30:37Over the past two years, as technology companies continued to struggle with diversifying their work forces, Los Angeles-based venture capitalist Kobie

YouTube rolls out Super Stickers, a new way 2019-11-05 11:18:12YouTube today is expanding the ways creators can make money with the global launch of a new feature, Super Stickers. The stickers are aimed at fans wh

Friended is a new social network that wants 2019-11-05 10:00:28Though the social media landscape is dominated by a few major players, consumers still seem to want something new and different. Just look at TikTok.

Twitter suspends accounts affiliated with Hamas and Hezbollah 2019-11-05 02:36:16Twitter suspended several accounts affiliated with Hamas and Hezbollah over the weekend after being repeatedly asked to do so by a bipartisan group of

WeWork-owned Meetup confirms restructuring, layoffs 2019-11-04 18:18:17Meetup announced "organizational changes" in a staff meeting this morning.

Facebook’s new branding distinguishes app from acquisitions 2019-11-04 11:21:41Facebook wants more people to know it owns Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus while still maintaining a distinct identity for its main app. So today Faceb

TikTok expands its influence to third-party apps with 2019-11-04 10:56:51TikTok is looking to expand its influence by integrating with popular third-party video creation and editing apps. The company today announced a new T

Twitter’s political ads ban is a distraction from 2019-11-02 12:00:42Sometimes it feels as if Internet platforms are turning everything upside down, from politics to publishing, culture to commerce, and of course swappi

Facebook sues OnlineNIC for domain name fraud associated 2019-10-31 13:44:13Facebook today announced it has filed suit in California against domain registrar OnlineNIC and its proxy service ID Shield for registering domain nam

Daily Crunch: Twitter is banning political ads 2019-10-31 12:55:53The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox ever

Twitter banning political ads is the right thing 2019-10-30 17:58:40Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey announced abruptly — though the timing was certainly not accidental — that the platform would soon dis

Zuckerberg defends politician ads that will be 0.5% 2019-10-30 17:32:53As Jack Dorsey announced his company Twitter would drop all political ads, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg doubled-down on his policy of refusing to fact-chec


Investigation is launched on Apple Card for gender New! 2019-11-11 16:20:43The investigation follows a series of tweets by a customer upset over the credit limit given to his wife, as well as the customer service from Apple.

The Sill's faux and preserved plants are pretty, New! 2019-11-11 16:16:09 The Sill: Faux and preserved plants $75-940 View Product The Good Aesthetically pleasing option for people who struggle with plant care &b

CDC links one substance to vaping-related illness New! 2019-11-11 16:11:27The illness, EVALI, has currently been linked to vitamin E acetate after patients' lungs were examined. Read more...More about Tech, Health, Mashable

A day in the life of a professional New! 2019-11-11 16:11:19We met odor guru, Barrie Drewitt, who works as a technical director at Princeton Consumer Research, smelling armpits amongst other things for a living

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope successor is huge New! 2019-11-11 16:11:01The space agency shared a picture of the telescope on Twitter, comparing it to a person on a crane.  Read more...More about Tech, Space, Nasa, Ma

MIT releases eerie video of their robot army New! 2019-11-11 16:10:54The robots, or Mini Cheetahs, played soccer as well as "Simon Says." Read more...More about Tech, Robots, Mashable Video, Mit, and Training

This interactive art exhibit is out of this New! 2019-11-11 16:10:39This interactive exhibit combines art with nature and computer generation, allowing attendees to play in the “worlds” provided. Read more.

The 'mouse deer' lives New! 2019-11-11 15:58:10They're not a fictional species: Mouse deer still roam the Vietnamese woods.  In 2017 and 2018, biologists set camera traps in Vietnam's coasta

Twitter wants your help figuring out how to New! 2019-11-11 15:11:30Twitter still isn’t sure how it should deal with the looming threat of deepfakes. So, it’s asking its users for help. In a post on Monday,

Not sure what to watch tonight? A new New! 2019-11-11 15:09:14For all the time I've spent bingeing Succession or revisiting old episodes of Frasier, there's probably no single show I've watched more than the e

Google reportedly collecting health data, including lab results, New! 2019-11-11 14:32:49In our latest step toward becoming a full dystopian nightmare, the Wall Street Journal reports that Google has been collecting the health data of mill

Even the defiant Taku Glacier, long resistant to New! 2019-11-11 14:13:39Chris McNeil has journeyed to Alaska's sprawling Taku Glacier at least once a year for the last decade. At 259 square miles, it's larger than Chicag

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Machine learning algorithms and the art of hyperparameter 2019-11-11 08:41:48Machine learning algorithms are used everywhere from a smartphone to a spacecraft. They tell you the weather forecast for tomorrow, translate from one

Stop paying monthly cloud storage fees with 3 2019-11-11 08:00:00These three cloud plans offer giant storage spaces and top-quality security at eye-opening prices as low at $39.99.

CHEAP: 5 great Singles’ Day deals, just for 2019-11-11 07:19:50Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Today, if you didn’t know, is Singles’ Day. While

India is going ahead with its facial recognition 2019-11-11 05:37:03The Indian government has played down fears of mass surveillance in response to concerns that its proposed facial recognition system lacks adequate ov

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Founder of China’s first Bitcoin exchange 2019-11-11 05:10:02Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t

Apple Card’s algorithm under investigation for sexist credit 2019-11-11 04:53:56Last week, David Heinemeier Hansson, a software developer, took to Twitter after he and his wife applied for the Apple Card and compared their spendin

Moonday Mornings: New York condo sells for $15M 2019-11-11 04:05:05Welcome to another Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Take a look at what wen

This video of MIT’s new robots stomping around 2019-11-11 00:51:17Every time I see robots marching around in perfect synchronization, Darth Vader’s theme from Star Wars – officially named ‘The Imper

Tech is powering the future of civil disobedience 2019-11-10 12:00:31People across the world are demonstrating their discontent in increasingly creative and disruptive ways. The past year has seen schoolchildren across

We’ve got to regulate the application of AI 2019-11-10 12:00:29The World Economic Forum recently confirmed its intention to develop global rules for AI and create an AI Council that will aim to find common ground

CHEAP: Dance on the graves of your enemies 2019-11-09 08:00:48Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! If you’re no stranger to viciously gunning down opponent

Want to read 5 bestsellers in an hour? 2019-11-09 08:00:0012min is an app that isn’t ready for you to give up on the fine art of reading just yet. You can get in on a lifetime subscription to their cura

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Do Your Customer Journeys Have Dead Ends or 2019-10-29 15:07:40It's easy to take things you see every day for granted. We take the sun rising and setting for granted, for instance, and that's a good thing, becau

5 Things Retailers Can Do Now to Avoid 2019-10-29 13:18:06We may just be turning the calendar to November, but if you're like most retailers, you're already deep into planning for the gift-giving season. Bl

The Ultimate E-Commerce Guide to Black Friday 2019-10-28 15:06:42The shopping season is fast approaching. Black Friday -- the kickoff of Christmas consumerism -- falls on November 29 this year, six days later than l

Harnessing Visual AI to Boost E-Commerce Sales 2019-10-26 07:00:00Each person interprets an image in countless subjective ways, based on individual biases. However, when searching for a product on the Internet, most

E-Gurus: Online Guides to Personal Growth 2019-10-25 12:10:01The personal and professional growth coaching industry is exploding, thanks in part to the accessibility afforded by the Internet and digital technolo

Bob Stutz, CRM Nomad 2019-10-24 14:52:32Bob Stutz is a great guy. I have interacted with him occasionally over the years in his various senior postings throughout the CRM industry and always

Microsoft Takes Another Stab at Wireless 2019-10-24 13:25:45Microsoft once again is making a move in wireless with its new foldable smartphone called "Surface Duo." The company tried and failed to break into

How CPQ Can Drive Manufacturing Sales 2019-10-23 14:31:47In manufacturing, margins are everything. In fact, if you're like most manufacturers, your business operates on such tight margins that even a small

FTC Targets Fake Influencer Metrics, Fake Reviews 2019-10-23 13:06:43The FTC announced settlements of a series of fraudulent marketing charges against two high-profile firms. The actions taken make it clear that anyone

Ring! Ring! Your Presentation Is Calling, and It 2019-10-22 14:06:48Mobile phones have come a long way since Zack Morris lugged his brick of a cellphone around the halls of Bayside High School in Saved by the Bell. If

Zoho's Catalyst to Growth 2019-10-21 15:07:24Now would be a good time to put Zoho on your radar if for some reason it isn't there already. The Austin-based company just announced Catalyst, a dev

Creating Brand Loyalty in the Era of Now 2019-10-21 14:22:39Not so long ago, marketing usually meant gathering some demographic data, placing ads in selected print and broadcast media, stuffing mailboxes with d

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Males Are Funnier Than Females, Recent Study Claims 2019-10-30 16:22:18Researchers viewed various studies in which people compared humor between genders – without first knowing their sex – finding 63% of males

Funeral Turns Up After Woman Mistakenly Brings Cake 2019-10-30 12:44:05Typically, wakes are not a fun affair. However, one in Germany turned all the way up after people inadvertently consumed cake laced with marijuana. Fu

Here’s How 1K Americans Rate Their Fellow Netizens 2019-10-30 08:00:58It’s easy to escape the real world by hiding behind an online alias. But between bans on unauthorized users and widespread internet safety conce

Man From Florida Jumps Off A Surfboard And 2019-10-28 14:54:16A shark bit a surfer in Florida after the guy jumped on the predator over the weekend, accordant to officials. A spokesperson from Volusia County Beac

Man Collects Nail Clippings And Creates Unique Engagement 2019-10-25 21:12:38Kiwami, a DIY master from Japan, generates an engagement ring with a gem crafted out of nail clippings he reputedly collected for a year. If you are u

Cell Phone Case Made of Artificial Human Skin 2019-10-24 20:12:57Telecom Paris and Ph.D. candidate Marc Teyssier have produced artificial skin devised to make smartwatches and smartphones feel a bit more, well, huma

Woman Covertly Films People Looking At Her Boobies 2019-10-23 13:28:59A woman from NY placed a hidden camera on her chest in order to seize all of the fellas – and ladies – eyeing her knockers as she pranced

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Continues to Aid Survivors 2019-10-23 11:00:30No one expected to encounter one of the most deadly, single-day terrorist attacks in United States history on September 11, 2001. The attacks that too

Driver Mystically Survives Final Destination Style Vehicle Crash 2019-10-22 15:12:17A Georgia driver divinely stepped off with minor injuries after crashing into the rear of a truck hauling a load of logs, a la Final Destination. The

How Instagram Influenced the Shopping Industry 2019-10-21 19:16:58Instagram has served as a window display for this generation’s shoppers, and it is rapidly changing the way people deal with style both positive

Zoo Uncovers The “Blob”, A Brainless Organism That 2019-10-18 19:38:47A ‘new’ organism, dubbed the “blob”, is a small yellowish unicellular living being which resembles a fungus but behaves like a

Latest Trend: Pumpkin Spice Themed Parties 2019-10-17 19:51:37It’s fall, and everyone knows what that means: pumpkin spice season is here. For the past few years, this fall-themed flavour has been steadily

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