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This browser extension unhides Instagram Likes 2019-12-03 13:51:27Instagram is hiding Like counts to make people feel better. But what if you’re curious, competitive or just petty? Now you can re-embrace the po

Facebook expands its efforts against ad discrimination 2019-12-03 10:01:57Under the terms of a settlement with the ACLU and other civil rights groups earlier this year, Facebook has been taking steps to prevent discrimi

Facebook updates crisis response tools, adds WhatsApp integration 2019-12-02 16:03:47Facebook is expanding Crisis Response, its disaster-reporting and communications feature that’s been used in 300 crises in more than 80 countrie

Daily Crunch: Facebook announces photo transfer tool 2019-12-02 14:34:04The 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 launches a Privacy Center to centralize its 2019-12-02 13:57:16Twitter today is launching a new resource that aims to serve as the central place for everything related to the company’s efforts around privacy

Facebook launches a photo portability tool, starting in 2019-12-02 06:14:36It’s not friend portability, but Facebook has announced the launch today of a photo transfer tool to enable users of its social network to port

European parliament’s NationBuilder contract under investigation by data 2019-11-28 11:28:20Europe’s lead data regulator has issued its first ever sanction of an EU institution — taking enforcement action against the European parl

Twitter tests new conversation features from twttr prototype, 2019-11-27 16:17:01Twttr, the prototype app Twitter launched earlier this year, has been testing new ways to display conversations, including through the use of threaded

Twitter to add a way to ‘memorialize’ accounts 2019-11-27 15:11:24Twitter has changed its tune regarding inactive accounts after receiving a lot of user feedback: It will now be developing a way to “memorialize

Brexit ad blitz data firm paid by Vote 2019-11-27 06:08:55A joint investigation by watchdogs in Canada and British Columbia has found that Cambridge Analytica-linked data firm, Aggregate IQ, broke privac

Instagram founders join $30M raise for Loom work 2019-11-26 11:39:31Why are we all trapped in enterprise chat apps if we talk 6X faster than we type, and our brain processes visual info 60,000X faster than text? Thanks

Inside the Instagram AI that fills Explore with 2019-11-25 20:48:29Instagram has posted an article describing the behind-the-scenes machinery that fills the Explore tab in Instagram with new, interesting stuff every t


Well well well, looks like an Amazon office New! 2019-12-07 17:53:26Does anybody have the Dashboard Confessional song "Vindicated" on hand? A report from the Wall Street Journal says that Amazon has leased new office

A Border Patrol janitor turned migrants' confiscated stuff New! 2019-12-07 16:15:23A hairbrush is just a hairbrush, except when it represents the person to whom it once belonged. That realization is the impact of a new collection of

Hubble offers the most perfect view of a New! 2019-12-07 15:27:10Put it on a postcard. We can't guarantee a perfect photo opp from our fixed vantage point of the floating space rock called Earth. Space is vast, and

The more we've embraced smartphones, the more they've New! 2019-12-07 14:56:52We all walk and text, but maybe we shouldn't. At least, one could reasonably come to that conclusion after checking out a new study from Rutgers Univ

Google finally ends support for the old Google New! 2019-12-07 14:27:29One of the first high-profile wearables is finally about to kick the bucket, several years after a short rollercoaster ride atop the tech news cycle.

Greta Thunberg and youth activists drop truth bombs New! 2019-12-07 13:55:40Greta is getting impatient.  On Friday, a reported 500,000-person climate change action protest swelled in the streets of Madrid. The protesters

Ryan Reynolds comes alive in a video game New! 2019-12-07 13:51:45 What if one of the random non-playable characters in the big, open Grand Theft Auto-style video game du jour suddenly attained sentience? That's t

Reddit says controversial UK document leaks may have New! 2019-12-07 11:42:20Documents at the heart of an important debate in the upcoming UK general election may have leaked from Russia, according to Reddit. The online message

A 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' clip New! 2019-12-07 10:45:12Fortnite is going to make the long wait for the next Star Wars just a little bit easier. Fans have noticed that posters appearing inside the game's B

New ad for Ryan Reynolds' gin company establishes New! 2019-12-07 10:15:04Try explaining any of this to your grandkids in 50 years. In recent days, the internet started working off all that Thanksgiving food by hollering abo

Netflix's 'The Confession Killer' tells the true story 2019-12-07 08:00:00In 1960, Henry Lee Lucas murdered his mother, Viola. After serving 15 years in prison, Lucas claimed to have murdered hundreds of people all across th

Land a high-paying job in 2020 with the 2019-12-07 05:03:00TL;DR: Get business-savvy with The Ultimate SQL Bootcamp Certification Bundle for just $21, a 98% savings.  Acronyms overwhelm the STEM job marke

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Horrible Chinese game asks players to beat up 2019-12-06 08:37:37There have been plenty of games and apps that have sprung up as a result of Hong Kong protests. Now, a rather distasteful game called Everyone Hi

Hot coffee lover? Cold brew fan? The FrankOne 2019-12-06 08:00:00Since those premium java hits are also putting a healthy hit on their wallet, the FrankOne Cold Brew and Coffee Maker is a holiday gift option worth c

Millennials would rather cop Bitcoin than Disney and 2019-12-06 06:27:53According to a recently published report from investment management firm Charles Schwab, millennials invested more in Bitcoin than they did in the lik

CHEAP: $1,300 off Sony’s beastly A7R IV mirrorless 2019-12-06 06:13:00Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I’m not a fan of cumbersome cameras. They’re a has

Pokemon Go maker Ninatic is working with Qualcomm 2019-12-06 05:58:44Pokemon Go creator Niantic announced last night it’s collaborating with Qualcomm to build AR glasses. The announcement, made at Qualcomm’s

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin is rising again’ 2019-12-06 05:09:55Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t

Uber’s safety report revealed over 3,000 sexual assault 2019-12-06 04:45:02Yesterday, Uber finally released its full safety transparency report, including stats around sexual assault and harassment over 2018 and part of 2017

Ugandan cryptocurrency startup promises jobs — steals employees’ 2019-12-06 04:08:33A number of Ugandan citizens have been left in the lurch after being promised jobs at a cryptocurrency startup that’s gone dark. Independent Uga

Report: Apple’s flagship 2021 iPhone won’t have any 2019-12-05 20:34:13Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is at it again, this time with a bold claim about an iPhone that’s nearly two years away. According to the generally

DeepMind’s Mustafa Suleyman joins Google AI 2019-12-05 19:37:41DeepMind and co-founder Mustafa Suleyman have decided to go their separate ways. Earlier this year there were disputed reports the two were arguing, s

YouTube completely gives up trying for Rewind 2019 2019-12-05 17:54:07YouTube today released Rewind 2019, its year-end video summing up the biggest things that happened on the site this year. And it’s… kind

Survey: People in their 20s are more likely 2019-12-05 17:16:41For all the flack the elder generation’s taken as of late, it turns out that millennials and Gen Z-ers are more likely to sell their data for a

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The CCPA Will Take Effect Jan. 1 - 2019-11-29 07:00:00Although not every United States business will be affected, the new California Consumer Protection Act almost certainly will have implications for man

Consider Service Mesh as a Security Tool 2019-11-26 12:40:26If you're like most security pros, chances are you're starting to get frustrated with microservices a little -- or maybe a lot. Microservice archite

Health Tech Trends: Connected Devices, Telehealth, Independent Living 2019-11-25 12:58:54The U.S. healthcare industry is in the midst of transformation, including an overhaul of its information infrastructure from physical to digital, and

Why a Single Source of Truth Often Isn't 2019-11-21 14:07:00This week, Salesforce used its annual Dreamforce mega-show to make a host of announcements, ranging from contact center partnership with Amazon to a s

How Safe Are Home Security Systems? 2019-11-21 13:01:34I have loved the story of Ring doorbells ever since seeing the CEO Jamie Siminoff on TV's Shark Tank several years ago. I also loved the SimpliSafe s

Keeping the 'Service' in SaaS 2019-11-20 14:52:44In today's highly competitive B2B software industry, it's not enough to staff a call center and sit back and wait for customers to reach out when th

You Might Owe Cryptocurrency-Related Taxes 2019-11-20 13:13:43Got your attention? We thought so. In a recently published Notice, the IRS seems to be offering some cautionary advice about the legal risks associate

Windows 7 End of Life 2019-11-19 12:39:52Microsoft will end support for Windows 7 on Jan. 14, 2020. Windows 7 will continue to run on Jan. 14 as it did on Jan. 13. So why is it so important t

The Rise of D2C 2019-11-18 13:51:29Direct-to-consumer commerce, or D2C, is on the rise. Increasingly, consumers are expecting to interact directly with the companies that market and man

Salesforce and Microsoft in Another Deal 2019-11-14 14:28:25With Dreamforce approaching, it's no surprise that Salesforce is making a flurry of announcements. What is surprising are two big ones involving part

Google to Offer 'Smart' Checking Accounts 2019-11-14 07:00:00Google plans to launch checking accounts next year. "We're exploring how we can partner with banks and credit unions in the United States to offer s

The Information Utility, Continued 2019-11-13 20:12:12I've been sharing my theory on the formation of an information utility for some time now. Various big vendors have announced alliances with that kind

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Banana Duct-Taped On A Wall Sells For $120,000 2019-12-06 14:27:32At Art Basel Miami, an international art fair boasting works by emerging and acclaimed artists, a banana duct-taped on a wall has sold for $120K. Anot

Man Paints Dog With Tiger Stripes To Scare 2019-12-05 17:26:45To scare scavengers away from his crops, a farmer in India took a left-field approach by painting his pet dog to make it resemble a tiger. Srikanth Go

6 Social Media Strategies for Startups to Boost 2019-12-05 01:21:58A strategy – rather than money – can be the game-changer for you to boost your small business. Proper social media monitoring can help you

Man Showcases ‘Check Your Nuts’ Christmas Lights After 2019-12-04 19:02:42A father who beat testicular cancer has adorned his home with Christmas lights that read ‘Check Your Nuts’ to elevate awareness for the ca

Spray-Painted Polar Bear Baffles Wildlife Experts 2019-12-03 19:56:48Footage shared via social media of a polar bear in Russia with a black “T-34” spray-painted on its side has vexed experts. Researchers war

Teenager Gets Stuck Trying To Sneak Into Own 2019-12-02 14:46:57A teen from Arizona who attempted to shimmy down her chimney in an effort to sneak home after a late night out wound up getting stuck, according to re

Video Captures School Bus Driver Gulping Beer While 2019-11-29 16:54:49A school bus driver from Illinois was terminated and charged with drinking alcohol while transporting more than two dozen young students. “When

Man Hid Dead Roommate’s Body Under Mattress, Then 2019-11-29 15:12:49A man covered up his deceased roommate’s corpse with a mattress and then had intercourse with a different woman “multiple times” on

The World’s First HIV Positive Sperm Bank Opens 2019-11-27 20:03:42The world’s very first HIV positive sperm bank has opened in an attempt to reduce the ostracism experienced by persons living with the virus. Sp

Man Films Large Spider Carrying Dead Mouse Up 2019-11-26 16:51:30At his neighbor’s house, a man filmed a monolithic huntsman spider crawling up the wall carrying a fully sized, dead mouse. The huntsman spider,

82-Year-Old Lady Beats Up Burglar Who Broke Into 2019-11-25 16:16:06An 82-year-old female powerlifter broke her foot off in a 28-year-old man’s rear end after he tried to break into her abode in Rochester, New Yo

Woman Born With 12 Fingers And 20 Toes 2019-11-22 17:03:20A woman who was born with 12 fingers and 20 toes contends she has become a social misfit, with neighbors convinced she is a witch. 63-year-old Kumar N

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