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Desktop Metal reveals how its 3D printers rapidly churn out metal objects

Desktop Metal revealed pricing and other details for its 3D printers today which can make objects out of hundreds of different alloys including steel,..

Dude teases a lion and gets a healthy dose of instant karma

Do not mess with animals that can eat you.

Samsung’s new app translates emoji into simple phrases to help people with speech disorders

Samsung Italia, the Korean company’s Italy-based team, thinks emoji can help people with aphasia communicate. The neurological disorder affects the language part of people’s brains so they often...

Uber targets 2020 for on-demand VTOL demo flights in Dallas and Dubai

Uber is making its vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) plans more concrete, via new partnerships announced today during its Elevate conference focused on the..

Play this free fan-made 2D Breath of the Wild game before Nintendo takes it down

A Zelda fan created a 2D version of Breath of the Wild after drawing inspiration from the 8-bit prototype that Nintendo built to test the game's mechanics.

Waymo is letting residents in Phoenix test its self-driving cars

The rides are all free, and it's available all the time.

John Boyega photobombing Star Wars fans will fill you with the Force

Finn surprises fans.

Watch this kid with chocolate all over his face deny eating chocolate

"It's.......... sauce"

Waymo launches widescale test of self-driving rides in Phoenix

Campy, live-action horror game 'Night Trap' heads to PS4

Fancy a trip back to 1992? 'Night Trap' has been remastered and the Bush-era schlockfest will have a physical release on PS4 this spring.

Wikipedia's founder wants to fight fake news with a crowdfunded news site

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales is out to tackle the plague of fake news on the web with a new venture called Wikitribune.

Heroes For Hire: How Brand Marketing Works In The Marvel Universe

Marvel has restructured its global partnerships division, and why that’s good news for both brands and fans.

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Now we know when we'll see 'Star Wars Episode IX'

But May is more traditional when it comes to Star Wars; the original movie arrived on May 25, 1977, and all subsequent Star Wars films followed suit with early summer releases.

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This Kitty Hawk Flyer could be the first commercially available hovercraft by the end of this year. It's designed to be user-friendly and safe. You won't even need a pilot's license.

Palantir Settles Federal Discrimination Lawsuit

Palantir isn't the first tech company to settle while denying the allegations. Splunk, another Bay Area-based software company, agreed to pay $2.7 million in back pay to resolve allegations of hiring discriminations at its San Francisco headquarters. A compliance review similar to the one that the Labor Department had conducted at Palantir found that the company discriminated against 872 African-American and Asian applicants who applied for certain positions. Like Palantir, Splunk denied the claims but agreed to settle.

Uber must turn over information about its acquisition of Otto to Waymo, court rules

Google’s self-driving unit, Waymo, is suing Uber, claiming that it acquired Levandowski’s company Otto as a way to steal Waymo’s secret lidar technology and speed up its efforts to bring the first self-driving car to market. Waymo has claimed that Levandowski signed an agreement with Uber’s lawyers just a few days after quitting his job at Google, requiring Uber to defend him if the company’s acquisition of Otto resulted in a lawsuit. Waymo has accordingly asked Uber to hand over a privilege log with details about Uber’s early legal entanglement with Levandowski.

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This 3 year old packed his own lunch and everything turned out great, of course

Redditor andyrine took a big risk earlier this month by letting his 3-year-old son pack his own lunch. No need to worry, though — everything went perfectly. The kid even included foods from the five major food groups: cheese balls, cheese balls, cheese balls, cheese balls, and cheese balls.


Facebook wants you to think about whether a headline is true and see other perspectives on the topic before you even read the article. In its next step against fake news, Facebook today begins testing a different version of its Related Articles widget that normally appears when you return to the News Feed after opening a link. Now Facebook will also show Related Articles including third-party fact checkers before you read an article about a topic that many people are discussing . If you saw a link saying "Chocolate cures cancer!" from a little-known blog, the Related Article box might appear before you click to show links from the New York Times or a medical journal noting that while chocolate has antioxidants that can lower your risk for cancer, it's not a cure. If an outside fact checker like Snopes had debunked the original post, that could appear in Related Articles too. Facebook says this is just a test, so it won't necessarily roll out to everyone unless it proves useful. It notes that Facebook Pages should not see a significant change in the reach of their News Feed posts. There will be no ads surfaced in Related Articles.

Nissan Joins VW and BMW on Mobileye Mapping for Autonomous Driving

“We now have significant commitments from multiple global automakers to generate and share data,” Shashua said in the statement. The map of drivable paths and landmarks Mobileye is building, called Global RoadBook, will be a “critical input within autonomous vehicle systems.”

Security, cloud improvements mean 85% of enterprises will move to Windows 10 this year - TechRepublic

"Organizations recognize the need to move to Windows 10," said Ranjit Atwal, research director at Gartner, in a press release. "Large businesses are either already engaged in Windows 10 upgrades or have delayed upgrading until 2018. This likely reflects the transition of legacy applications to Windows 10 or replacing those legacy applications before Windows 10 migration takes place."

Snapdocs, Inc. - VP of Engineering

You should be eager to get (and capable of getting) deep into the code. You will work with the team to set high standards while optimizing workflow. Your approach to resolving technical debates should emphasize education and consensus building.  You should be comfortable having individual contributors as well as managers as direct reports. Correspondingly, you will be responsible for mentoring the development of both technical and management skills.

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How to install and setup HAProxy on Ubuntu 16.04 - TechRepublic

You'd be hard-pressed to find an easier means of adding load balancing to your web servers. With this in place, you'll increase the performance and reliability of your web servers. To learn more of what HAProxy can do, issue the command man haproxy and read through the man page.

Jeff Goldblum cast in 'Jurassic World' sequel

Goldblum joins Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard for the dinosaur thriller sequel. Here's hoping his character survives.

What the Fuck Is Going On With Star Trek: Discovery?

Star Trek: Discovery is delayed yet again. A beloved Next Generation actor was reportedly offered an insulting amount of money to appear on the show. It lost a showrunner with a well-deserved fan base of his own. And CBS has made poor marketing decision after poor marketing decision. So, how screwed is this show? Short answer: Very .

7 slightly obscure Android apps you should be using - TechRepublic

If you're looking for yet another method of inputting text into your device, you might want to check out Google Handwriting Input . This is one of the most accurate handwriting input apps I have ever used. If you happen to find typing on a that virtual keyboard to be an exercise in frustration, this might be the input app for you. One installed and enabled, any time you need to input text, it will pop up (in place of the keyboard), where you can start writing. Don't worry if your handwriting is atrocious (as is mine), the app still does a great job of knowing what you're inputting ( Figure G ).

Baby lambs survived for weeks in an artificial womb — and the technology could help premature babies

Eight lambs survived for as long as four weeks inside the devices. The gestational age of the animals was equivalent to a human fetus of 22 or 23 weeks, about the earliest a human baby can be born and expected to survive outside the womb. A full-term baby is born at 40 weeks.

I am both mortified and mesmerized by these makeup destruction videos

"Makeup Breakup" is the brainchild of beauty bloggers Kat and Hailey, who run the Beauty News YouTube channel. As far as we can tell, it's the first makeup destruction series of its kind — and the videos, in which Kat and Hailey steadily crush expensive blushes, eyeshadows, and stick foundations with a small metal knife, are mesmerizing.

How IBM wants to use Watson to better help businesses predict customer behavior - TechRepublic

"While every customer journey is different, each involves multiple touch points before the purchase is made. It's up to the brands to make every one of these journeys is seamless and end with a satisfied customer," said Maria Winans, chief marketing officer of IBM Watson customer engagement, in the press release. "With these new cognitive capabilities, marketers can now get the audience insights needed to strengthen customer engagement and deliver campaigns that resonate with every single customer."

Gigabit internet for $70 a month? Verizon's new Fios fiber rivals Google, AT&T speeds | ZDNet

Verizon began rolling out its Fios fiber-to-the-home network in 2003, and only in January launched the Fios Instant Internet service with top speeds of 750Mbps for double the price of the new gigabit connections.

Win32 is malware? Webroot mistakenly labels Windows as cybersecurity threat - TechRepublic

Antivirus provider Webroot recently pushed an updated causing it to read Windows system files as malware and label Facebook a phishing site.

With Secret Airship, Sergey Brin Also Wants to Fly

Brin, the Google co-founder, has secretly been building a massive airship inside of Hangar 2 at the NASA Ames Research Center, according to four people with knowledge of the project. It's unclear whether the craft, which looks like a zeppelin, is a hobby or something Brin hopes to turn into a business. "Sorry, I don't have anything to say about this topic right now," Brin wrote in an email.

The Women's March, Solange, and the dictionary are now Webby Awards winners

The Women's March, Solange, and the dictionary are now Webby Awards winners

Axios co-founder Mike Allen will discuss the evolution of media at Disrupt NY

Mike Allen is a co-founder and Executive Editor of Axios, the new media company he launched in January with Jim VandeHei and Roy Schwartz. Axios (means “worthy” in Greek) uses “elegant efficiency” and “smart brevity” to deliver top insights and reporting on business, tech, media trends and politics to smart, engaged readers. Mike was a co-founder of POLITICO where he started Playbook, the …

Uber is getting serious about building real, honest-to-god flying taxis

Uber said it will be teaming up with the governments of Dallas-Fort Worth and Dubai to bring its flying taxis to those cities first. It is also joining forces with real estate firm Hilwood Properties in Dallas-Fort Worth to identify sites where it will build takeoff and landing pads, which Uber calls “vertiports.” It has signed contracts (or is in the midst of contract negotiations) with five aircraft manufacturers to work on the design and production of lightweight, electrically powered vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft. And it launched a partnership with an electric charging company called ChargePoint, to develop charging stations for Uber’s flying taxis.

Google Rewrites Its Powerful Search Rankings to Bury Fake News

While Facebook has faced a backlash for the spread of fake news across its social network, Google has been criticized for results that leap to the top for specific queries. For example, last month for the search query, “is Obama planning a coup,” the top result produced a blatantly wrong article, and did so in a feature snippet -- a text box that Google uses to give quick, authoritative answers. Gomes used this as an example of the type of search result the changes are meant to bury.

An artificial womb successfully grew baby sheep — and humans could be next

Inside what look like oversized ziplock bags strewn with tubes of blood and fluid, eight fetal lambs continued to develop — much like they would have inside their mothers. Over four weeks, their lungs and brains grew, they sprouted wool, opened their eyes, wriggled around, and learned to swallow, according to a new study that takes the first step toward an artificial womb. One day, this device could help to bring premature human babies to term outside the uterus — but right now, it has only been tested on sheep.

How it's made: the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino

So, how exactly is the Unicorn Frappuccino made? The process isn't so simple. In fact, your $5 cup of colorful sugar represents a pretty impressive journey.

10 things PC gamers hate

The ultimate way to display your PC gaming prowess is by constructing your very own dream machine. However that dream can quickly turn into a nightmare. And it's not just the cost, but the painstaking amount of time and effort just to get it to actually boot up. 

Apple Delays 'Carpool Karaoke' Show, Should Just Kill It Instead

We’re not sure why Apple has delayed its first series (we’ve reached out to the company for comment and will update if it responds), but the optics aren’t great. Reuters reports that Apple, a company known for meticulous and well-planned launches, has twice canceled its launch party plans for the show. The series, whenever it does launch, will be exclusive for Apple Music subscribers.

Florida man finds a new and dangerous way to tow a boat

Kenneth Keegan was driving with his two friends in Hudson, Florida on Sunday when they stumbled upon a bit of a dangerous scene. Instead of towing a boat with a trailer, this motorist  plopped their boat onto an overloaded cargo trailer with only a few straps haphazardly holding the boat in place.

Sofia Vergara will probably not have a career in bull riding. At least on inflatable ones.

Sofia Vergara will probably not have a career in bull riding. At least on inflatable ones.


But imagine a future in which all media is fully available (after the government censors apply their filters). Imagine you have a choice of seeing a Chinese movie (made in English for foreign consumption) over an American or British one, and the viewing fee is 90% lower. You go for it, the movie's fine... but without you even realizing it, you're absorbing Chinese culture. Their values, their imagery, fawning over their stars. Maybe even displacing your own.

Self-driving cars are about to take on the worst drivers in America

Self-driving car startup NuTonomy has received permission to test vehicles in two additional parts of Boston, giving it access to more complicated roads to train its software on.

That giant DJI drone overhead is shooting 100-megapixel imagery with a Hasselblad camera

The new "Formation Scholars" grants are specifically aimed at students pursuing "creative arts," music, literature, or African-American studies . (Note: If you write your thesis on Beyoncé it just might check all of those boxes.) Incoming or current undergraduate or graduate students at Boston's Berklee College of Music, Howard University in Washington, D.C., Parsons School of Design in New York City, and Atlanta's Spelman College are eligible to apply. It's unclear if the scholarship is a full ride or just a partial grant. But then the ability to tell everyone that Beyoncé is putting you through school is priceless. 

Streaming videos from your browser to Chromecast is about to look way better

Google is testing a major leap in quality when casting a tab with video content from a Chrome desktop browser to your Chromecast. Ever since the streaming gadget was introduced, this has been a rather lackluster way of sending video to the TV from sources that don’t natively support Chromecast. (Hi, Amazon Video.) Tab casting can be laggy, drops frames, and never preserves the video’s original quality. That’s changing soon and you can try the new solution right now.

3 pillars of building a great product to help stand out against your competition

Branding is the thing that makes Larry’s corner store distinguishable from Paul’s right across the street. No matter how many years Paul has worked to keep his head above the water, his business will suffer if Larry’s newer and flashier store is able to build a more stable and loyal customer base.

IoT Analytics report: The journey towards successful IoT solutions

The IoT Analytics team recently published an infographic highlighting the 5-step path towards successful implementation of IoT solutions. The insights are based on more than 30 expert interviews in IoT as well as recent research.


Powermat CEO claims next iPhone will get wireless charging | Cult of Mac

One of the most heavily rumored features of the next iPhone was seemingly confirmed by a wireless charging accessory maker before being quickly disavowed. In a press release sent out today for something not even related to Apple, Powermat Technologies CEO Elad Dubzinski claimed wireless charging would become a “standard feature” in the 2017 iPhone lineup.

Today at Apple sessions aim to make Apple stores the modern-day town square

“‘Today at Apple’ is one of the ways we’re evolving our experience to better serve local customers and entrepreneurs,” Apple’s senior vp of retail Angela Ahrendts said. “We’re creating a modern-day town square, where everyone is welcome in a space where the best of Apple comes together to connect with one another, discover a new passion, or take their skill to the next level.

One cool feature of the Samsung Galaxy S8 makes me really excited for the iPhone 8

So when the phone showed me the time and date at all times, it was only lighting up the pixels it needed to do that. The black parts of the screen weren't colored black, like an LCD screen. Instead, the pixels were shut off entirely. If an iPhone tried to do that now, it would have to light up the entire screen, then color in the pixels black to cover up the backlight. And your battery would drain.

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MTV's 'Catfish' will introduce internet trolls to their victims

The First Trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle Is More Fun Than a Spy Should Have

If it’s not immediately obvious from this trailer, after the events of the first movie, the remaining Kingsman were exposed, leading to an attack on the secret spy organization. The Kingsman are forced to go to America and team up with the U.S. version of the organization, the Statesman including Jeff Daniels, Channing Tatum, and Halle Berry. Also, it seems Colin Firth’s Galahad is hanging out with them, which is impressive, seeing as he died in the first movie. But again, that’s Kingsman for you. It’s so much fun even dead people want to come back for more.

'Barbed wire brows' is the latest polarizing, spiky eyebrow trend to hit the internet

new brow trend #barbedwirebrows ⛓ hashtag it, wear it, tag me in it 😩👏🏼 i'm just kidding lol, but i'm living for these editorial trends, ofcourse they're not everyday but they're super fun to try out. this ones inspired by @athenapaginton 👁 products listed below: __ EYES a. @muacosmetics Iridescent Gold Highlighter b. @mehronuk Concealer Pro Wheel Brown shade for freckles c. @nyxcosmetics_uk Vinyl Liquid Liner for Barbed Wire e. @maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara __ BROWS a. glue stick!

High school senior makes a powerful statement with her prom dress

The teen told Buzzfeed that she teamed up with her family friend Terrence Torrence to create the iconic dress. After approaching Torrence about designing a custom dress, he threw the idea at her, ultimately donning a dress which features Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Sandra Bland, and more people who have been killed by police officers.

AT&T's faux 5G network launches in Austin

At last, 5G wireless is here... sort of. As promised , AT&T has launched its pre-standard 5G network, starting with certain parts of Austin. So long as you have a Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus , you can get speeds that should leave LTE in the dust. Expect downloads about twice as fast on average, the carrier says. Indianapolis is due for the next rollout in the summer, and there will be 20 total areas covered (including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville and San Francisco) by the end of 2017. And if you're not inclined to Samsung hardware, you should see "numerous other devices" this year that take advantage of the new network.

These green juice gummies are the GOOP of candy

Though a press release touts Sugarfina's latest product as a "perfectly-sweet treat you can feel good about," the green juice gummies are, in essence, plant-flavored sugar.

Cisco's Jasper unit aims to extend from IoT management to smartphones, tablets | ZDNet

With the move, Cisco is looking to enter the enterprise mobility management space, but it will do it by selling directly to the carriers, which will then use the platform to deliver services via their own portals.

Fans resurrect 'Tomb Raider' in your web browser

Relive Lara Croft's original adventures in 'OpenTomb.'

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52 Berlin startup Flyiin takes aim at online travel agencies
53 WeWork’s office takeover continues with the launch of the Services Store
54 Striking portrait series celebrates the resilience of black Muslim Americans
55 Hawaiian gamers’ latency struggles show why LAN parties still matter
56 Google Fiber is finally set to announce its next city, but don't call it a comeback yet - TechRepublic
57 Here are the painful steps J.Crew is taking to get back in the black
58 How dog DNA could be used to improve the health of our pets — and us
59 Delta is partnering with the on-demand helicopter startup Blade so that VIPs can avoid the airport
60 Top 5: Bits of information you can get from your car's OBD-II port - TechRepublic
61 Picky Pornhub commenter reviews each video's bed sheets
62 Leaked Documents Reveal the NSA Spying on Scientists to Find 'Nefarious' Genetic Research
63 Apple exec says computers should help people remember every person they've ever met
64 Father kills infant daughter on Facebook Live
65 The FDA Just Cracked Down on 14 Companies Selling Fake Cancer Treatments
66 Uber to trial flying taxis in Dallas by 2020
67 Here’s how to use the CIA’s ‘weeping angel’ smart TV hack
68 This is how much it costs to visit your favorite sites
69 What to Expect From Trump’s Plan for the “Biggest Tax Cut” Ever
70 Banks should let ancient programming language COBOL die
71 What we do in the next 5 years will determine the fate of the melting Arctic
72 Your Positive Work Culture Might Be Making Your Team Less Productive
73 This Hacker Is My New Hero
74 GM, Lyft Plan To Test Thousands Of Driverless Cars In 2018
75 Scientists name new species of fungus-farming ant after Radiohead
76 You May Soon Be Able To Take A Drug To Prevent Depression
77 This Beautiful, Classic Disney-Inspired Art Show Is a Time-Warp to Your Childhood
78 Engadget on Twitter
79 Spotify took its sweet time getting Behind the Lyrics on Android
80 The Lowly Folding Chair, Reimagined With Algorithms
81 Smart Home Device Adoption Sees "Big Uptick" According To New Study
82 AT&T unexpectedly loses postpaid subscribers in first quarter
83 The Best TVs of 2017
84 How Did Get Users to Allow It to Sell Their Inbox Data?
85 This Obscene $3,000 Stroller Will Teach Your Kid To Drive Before They Can Walk
86 Man Fined $500 for Crime of Writing 'I Am An Engineer' in an Email to the Government
87 How the Linkerd service mesh can help businesses avoid catastrophic app failure - TechRepublic