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Senator reveals an anti-Hillary Facebook ad bought by Russians

Senator reveals an anti-Hillary Facebook ad bought by Russians

Facebook said it won’t disclose the 3,000 ads Russia-linked accounts bought on the platform during the 2016 election. But U.S. senators have them, and they will.  SEE ALSO: Facebook, Twitter, and Google are testifying on political ads. Here’s why you should care During a hearing of a Congressional hearing of the Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee […]

Apple Photos can correctly identify your 'brassiere' photos in search

Apple Photos can correctly identify your 'brassiere' photos in search

Apple has used image recognition algorithms to search and organize its Photos app since iOS 10 debuted in 2016 — but a viral tweet put the tool in the spotlight after it appeared to be stockpiling photos of women’s bras in a separate storage category within the Photos app. Before going any further, it’s important […]

The iPhone X camera vs. every iPhone ever

The iPhone X camera vs. every iPhone ever

The iPhone’s camera took big leap this year. For most people, its cameras are better than a “real” camera, like a DSLR or mirrorless camera. With the iPhone X arriving on Nov. 3, there’s no better time to see just how far the iPhone’s camera (both front and back) has come from the original within […]

Mastering how to read minds in one day

Mastering how to read minds in one day

This week, Derrick examines the art and science of mentalism and tries his best to master the skill in a day. For more videos like this, subscribe to watercooler Aziz Ansari is not here for award shows anymore ‘The Witcher’ musical adaptation is the kind of thing that needs to be seen to be believed […]

'PUBG' finally comes to Xbox in December

'PUBG' finally comes to Xbox in December

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is coming to the Xbox One on Dec. 12 through Xbox’s Game Preview program, expanding the wildly popular game’s audience beyond just PC players. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) came out on Steam early access in March of this year and has seen regular updates with new and improved features, with an expected full release […]

Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime talks Switch and success after the Wii U

Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime talks Switch and success after the Wii U

Switch is, as it turns out, working as intended. Nintendo’s sorta-console/sorta-handheld has taken off in a big way since its March 2017 launch, and one of the big reasons for that — to no great surprise, really — is the fact that it delivers on its core value proposition. Fans have taken to the hybrid […]

Wireless earbuds that look like earplugs, on sale for just $50

Wireless earbuds that look like earplugs, on sale for just $50

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The first headphones were invented in 1919 as a way to listen to electrical audio. Since then, headphones have received a serious upgrade. They’re no longer essential for listening to music — we now have speakers and amplifiers […]

Apple reportedly testing next year's iPhones without Qualcomm's chips

Apple reportedly testing next year's iPhones without Qualcomm's chips

Apple and Qualcomm are currently locked in a nasty legal dispute over patent royalties, but Qualcomm’s tech is still a key component for the newest iPhones. Certain configurations of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X still use the company’s modem chips, while the rest use Intel’s tech.  That might change next year. Apple is currently […]

Learn how to become an ethical hacker or pen tester with this course

Learn how to become an ethical hacker or pen tester with this course

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Ever wonder what it’s like to step into a hacker’s shoes? A career in web penetration testing might be right up your alley: Also known as “pen testers” and “ethical hackers,” these digital professionals get hired by a […]

Russian Facebook trolls pushed for race-based violence

Russian Facebook trolls pushed for race-based violence

This just keeps getting worse. Another messed-up shoe has dropped in the ongoing saga of Facebook’s influence on the 2016 U.S. presidential election. This time, it’s the revelation that Russian-linked troll accounts called for race-based violence.  Facebook has so far refused to publicly release the Russian-backed ads that ran on its platform, potentially reaching up […]

Apple released iOS 11.1 with hundreds of new emoji for iPhone and iPad

Apple released iOS 11.1 with hundreds of new emoji for iPhone and iPad

Bring on the new emoji! Apple’s just released iOS 11.1, and it’s packed with more than 70 new emoji, including new gender-neutral characters, animals, mythical creatures, Halloween emoji (just in time!), and the sure-to-be-a-new-favorite “swearing” face. The update also brings a number of fixes, including the return of using 3D Touch on the left edge […]

Becoming a brilliant mind reader in a day

Becoming a brilliant mind reader in a day

This week, Derrick examines the art and science of mentalism and tries his best to master the skill in a day. For more videos like this, subscribe to watercooler Here’s how incognito mode can save you lots of money ‘The Witcher’ musical adaptation is the kind of thing that needs to be seen to be […]

Netflix suspends House of Cards production over Kevin Spacey allegations

Netflix suspends House of Cards production over Kevin Spacey allegations

Netflix confirmed Monday that House of Cards‘ sixth season would be its last, but on Tuesday the company announced that production on Season 6 has been temporarily suspended. The news comes within days of accusations of sexual misconduct leveled against star Kevin Spacey. SEE ALSO: Netflix cancels ‘House of Cards’ after Kevin Spacey allegations Netflix […]