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Uber executives, on a phone call with reporters Tuesday, seemed to imply that the social media campaign #DeleteUber had not affected their business’s bottomline.  The New York Times then reported, via three anonymous sources with access to the internal metrics, that about 500,000 people had requested to delete their accounts in the week following the […]

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Remember when tablets were just about content consumption and fun? Now being a portal to digital good times isn’t enough. People are doing real work on these devices. It’s mostly Apple’s fault. The company started a revolution 7 years ago, with the first iPad and, when the market saturated and sales declined, it pivoted to […]

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Chicago police are looking for up to six men who reportedly sexually assaulted a 15-year-old and live-streamed the attack on Facebook.  40 people watched the live video and not one reported it to police, authorities told The Associated Press.  SEE ALSO: A Facebook Live video of torture stayed up for 30 minutes. Why? Police only […]

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When was the last time you used a dedicated video conferencing room over a video call on Skype, Slack, or FaceTime? This realisation has seemingly hit Cisco Systems, which is pushing a new “smart” whiteboard to the market. It’s basically a giant iPad mounted on the wall. But it makes sense. SEE ALSO: Signal, Snowden’s […]

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Chicago police are looking for five or six men who reportedly sexually assaulted a 15-year-old on Facebook Live.  None of the roughly 40 people who watched the live video reported the attack to police, authorities told The Associated Press.  SEE ALSO: Facebook enlists AI tech to help prevent suicide Police only learned of the assault […]

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Read receipts, the small confirmation that lets you know your friends on Facebook Messenger have seen your message(s), are supposed to be a good thing for everyone. But they can also be a great source of anxiety, especially when you know that somebody has seen your message and they’re not replying back. Like, WTF? SEE […]

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Lost amidst the red iPhone and death of iPad Air hoopla was Apple’s latest attempt to turnaround its education market: A $299 iPad. Apple didn’t lead with that news and the pricing for the new 9.7 iPad flagship is only for education institutions, but make no mistake, it’s a critical strategic move and one that […]

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What would you rather fight? A hundred duck-sized horses or a horse-sized duck? It’s the question that has plagued Reddit for years, and today it stumped the next likely member of the Supreme Court of the United States of America. With silly things like the future of marriage equality and women’s reproductive rights on the […]

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Apple’s lost control of its product line. The company now offers 17 different iPads thanks to a new group of 9.7-inch devices announced on Tuesday—and boy, that’s really too many iPads. SEE ALSO: Apple replaces the iPad Air with a new 9.7-inch model for $329 So we’re clear, there are four distinct iPad models, but […]

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It’s that time of year again, when people who have never dribbled a basketball suddenly start foaming at the mouth with NCAA basketball bracket fever, and now they can obsess over the game in virtual reality as well.  For the second year in a row, the NCAA has teamed up with Oculus to offer the […]

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Feeling heartburn? Just type ❤️🔥. Zocdoc, an online service that helps you find doctors and schedule appointments, has revamped its search to be more user-friendly. It’s calling the initiative “patient-powered search,” and it’s all about finding ways to help those in need speak naturally, according to the company’s blog post. SEE ALSO: Google’s new messaging […]

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Facebook’s big F8 Developer Conference is right around the corner — and if you’re planning on heading to San Jose to attend in person next month, Facebook has a clear message for you: don’t be an insensitive, selfish asshole.   Visitors to the Code of Conduct section of the event’s page have been greeted by […]

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A group of hackers claims it has access to over 300 million Apple email accounts — and they say they’re ready and willing to wipe the user data from hundreds of millions of iCloud accounts if Apple won’t pay up by April 7. The group, which is calling itself the Turkish Crime Family, demanded a […]

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