Tech

Instagram just announced a major change to how it deals with posts that contain sensitive content.  The app will soon begin to blur out photos and videos that have been deemed “sensitive.” Users will still be able to view the images but will need to take the additional step of tapping on the post in […]

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It’s day two of the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas and it’s time to reflect upon everything we’ve learned in the past 24 hours. The opening song used to introduce John Mellor, Vice President of Strategy, Alliances & Marketing at Adobe, had some very fitting lyrics that fit the subject matter at hand: “the world […]

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Facebook Messenger just got two new features that might look a little familiar. And no, it’s not because Snapchat had them first.  Instead, the company is taking two features straight out of Slack’s playbook with the addition emoji-laden reactions and mentions. SEE ALSO: This guy spent 8 years making an emoji snake, and it was […]

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Android Wear 2.0 is really starting to make its mark on the fashion world.  Fossil, which has carved out a space in the wearable market with its fashion-first Q line of smart and connected watches, is unveiling two new devices for Android Wear 2.0 at the Baselworld Watch and Jewelry show in Switzerland on Thursday. […]

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Five-year-olds and particle physics don’t usually go in the same sentence together. But the guys that made Angry Birds is trying to change that with the launch of Big Bang Legends, its new game that introduces particle physics concepts to kids. SEE ALSO: Large Hadron Collider Achieves 7 TeV Proton Collisions “Five years ago we’d […]

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Indian state governments are joining technology giants and central government in pushing internet connectivity to more people.  The latest instance of this comes from the eastern Indian state of Bihar, where the government has announced free Wi-Fi access to college and university students.  SEE ALSO: Fumed Indians continue to troll NYT over 2-year-old cartoon mocking […]

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Apple is not getting any special treatment from the Indian government.  Despite the company’s imminent plans to begin manufacturing iPhones in the country, the Indian government remains committed to not folding to the Cupertino giant’s demands.  SEE ALSO: Apple had its best year ever in world’s fastest growing smartphone market When asked if the government […]

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The ebb and flow of a city may feel entirely unique, but it turns out there are universal laws that may govern the chaos of your commute. A team from the Senseable City Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created what they call a law of “shareability.” Using inputs like traffic speed and […]

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One ambitious startup is aiming to put passenger planes powered by electricity in the air within the next decade. Or, perhaps more realistically, in the next 20 years — depending on battery technology advancements. Wright Electric, an aircraft manufacturer startup based out of Massachusetts, debuted its idea for a no gas 150-seat plane at Tuesday’s […]

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Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly said that live video is the future of Facebook, but what if that future is terrifying and full of violence? What happens when one of the largest proponents of live video struggles to manage its darker side? Reports that the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl was broadcast on Facebook Live […]

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LinkedIn is trying to make its home feed more useful. The professional network introduced a new feature Wednesday called “trending storylines,” which surfaces a personalized feed of news stories based on topics you’re likely to be interested in.  SEE ALSO: 4 small things successful people do to see big results Rolling out across LinkedIn’s apps […]

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There’s no nice way to say it: The new travel restrictions on electronics suck, and they’re going to make flying more of a pain in the ass for passengers. If you’re flying to the U.S. from the affected Middle East and North African airports, you won’t be able to bring any electronic devices larger than […]

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Though new emoji won’t hit iPhones until June, Emojipedia has the mock-ups to tide us over. Weirdly, there are elves. New for 2017, this year’s fresh crop of icons will expand its people offerings to include a woman wearing a headscarf, a man with a beard and three gender-inclusive emojis.  SEE ALSO: Emoji are currently […]

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