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The WFHD resolution will make those spreadsheets easier on the eye. Yes, we really said that.

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Women complained of groping, lewd comments and suggestions of trading sexual favors for legislation in Sacramento.

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Categories: sexual harassment, state legislatures, sacramento (calif)

A plan by Senators Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Patty Murray of Washington to fund health subsidies for low-income consumers won President Trump’s backing.

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Categories: health insurance and managed care, patient protection and affordable care act (2010), alexander, lamar, murray, patty, united states politics and government

A self-help organization in Albany called Nxivm has begun to unravel as members reveal disturbing practices and fears of blackmail.

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Categories: organizations, societies and clubs, albany (ny), nxivm, raniere, keith, edmondson, sarah, salzman, lauren, vicente, mark

American officials asked Pakistan to rescue an American woman, her Canadian husband and their children. With new intelligence on their whereabouts, officials had limited time to act.

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Categories: united states politics and government, kidnapping and hostages, united states defense and military forces, boyle, joshua ainslie, king, kevin (hostage), pakistan, haqqani network, navy seals, taliban, coleman, caitlan connemara, trump, donald j


Google placed ads linking to blatantly bogus stories on Snopes and PolitiFact, sites created precisely to dispel such falsehoods.

Source Feed: NYT > Technology
Categories: online advertising, computers and the internet, political advertising, rumors and misinformation, google inc, search engines, facebook inc


Cities have been desperately trying to attract Amazon’s second North American headquarters — but some groups want to know exactly what kind of jobs "HQ2" will bring.  On Tuesday, 73 civic groups, including unions, nonprofits, religious organizations, and political parties sent an open letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos with a list of "expectations" for the company.  SEE ALSO: Amazon's new Echo Spot is here to replace your alarm clock "We love jobs, we love technology, and we love convenience—but...

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Categories: amazon, jeff bezos, hq2, tech, work life

The app told users how many calories they would burn by walking instead of driving, but was criticized as dangerous to people with eating disorders.

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Categories: calories, eating disorders, mental health and disorders, weight, google maps, google inc, national eating disorders assn

Loss of the Syrian city is a heavy blow to the militants, but the destruction there is immense, and questions linger about who will govern and rebuild.

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Categories: islamic state in iraq and syria (isis), syrian democratic forces, raqqa (syria), united states defense and military forces



Volvo made a big commitment earlier this year to put electric motors in all of its vehicles by 2019 — and now the automaker will double down on electrification with an entirely new luxury car brand.  Volvo and its Chinese parent company, Geely Holdings, just announced that they'll invest about $755 million together to create Polestar, which will manufacture electrified vehicles in China. The new brand will be a "fully consolidated Volvo Cars subsidiary," focused solely on creating electric,...

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Categories: electric cars, electric vehicles, volvo, hybrid, polestar

No longer the stuff of science fiction, voice control is set to become a major force in how we interact with our devices.

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Your next electric car might be fueled up by drone.  Amazon was granted a new patent earlier this month that was only recently spotted by Green Tech Media. The patent explains how Amazon drones might one day latch onto an electric vehicle and charge it while it's driving — a complicated balancing act between the car and the drone. SEE ALSO: Amazon's new Echo Spot is here to replace your alarm clock The drones could be fully autonomous, the patent claims, meaning that they would be able to plan...

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Categories: amazon, drones, tesla, electric cars, amazon alexa



Google just released its most powerful security feature yet. The search giant announced on its blog Tuesday morning the new Advanced Protection Program, which is intended to protect people who are at a high risk of being hacked. This means high-profile figures like Hillary Clinton, investigative journalists, and even activists. SEE ALSO: Jared and Ivanka used private emails for White House business, because lol of course Most of the products Google creates are made for the masses — the...

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Categories: tech, google, gmail, cybersecurity, hackers

Mr. Weinstein submitted his resignation during a meeting with the company’s remaining board members, who had convened to affirm his earlier firing.

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Categories: sexual harassment, weinstein co, weinstein, harvey, weinstein, bob

Sharing your current location with someone is a great way to passive-aggressively explain that you’re on your way when they ask where you are. But it also has other uses, and WhatsApp has now joined rivals Facebook Messenger and iMessage in offering the feature (with its own somewhat unique twist). Read More

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Categories: apps, mobile, tc, whatsapp, facebook

Just when you think you've seen it all, fidget spinner technology never fails to keep you on your toes. Behold: the RingSpinner, an attachment that turns your smartphone into a mesmerizing fidget spinner. Read more...More about Videos, Video, Iphone, Mashable Video, and Real Time

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Categories: videos, video, iphone, mashable video, real time

All the best deals on laptops, Ultrabooks and 2-in-1 hybrids – freshly updated for the week of October 15.

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Kurdish independence aspirations appeared to stall — at least for now — as Iraqi forces seized oil facilities that supply most of the region’s revenue.

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Categories: politics and government, defense and military forces, secession and independence movements, kurds, iraqi army, pesh merga, kirkuk (iraq), iraq

Google is rolling out new updates for the web version of Google Calendar, finally giving PC users the sleek layout and intuitive controls offered on the mobile app version of the G Suite tool.   SEE ALSO: Google Photos will now automatically recognize pics of your pets The redesigned G Cal has the same bright colors you'll find on mobile, and the web page layout will automatically adjusts to better fit the size of your screen.   Most of the other features coming with the web redesign will be...

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Categories: google, productivity, google calendar, g suite, tech

Throwing LED lights into your custom-built gaming PC just doesn't cut it anymore. You gotta outfit it with a see-through screen that makes it look like it has holograms inside of it. SEE ALSO: Hotel puts proper gaming rigs in all its rooms, perfect for gamer couples on vacation That's exactly what somebody did with a custom PC making the rounds in Japan. Installing a transparent LCD monitor on the side of a PC that plays a video of the fictional, anime-esque singer Hatsune Miku, the modder...

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Categories: tech, gaming, pc, hologram, hatsune miku

Between the release of Windows 10 Fall Creators Edition and the announcement of a new Surface Book, today’s Microsoft news was firmly focused on the desktop. But as the company works to build its future ecosystem, it’s keenly aware that no play in the space is complete without a mobile strategy. What shape that strategy will take, however, has been pretty unclear in the wake of… Read More

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Categories: mobile, tc, microsoft, nokia, cortana, microsoft edge, windows

Google's New York City pop-up store is conveniently located near Mashable headquarters, so we walked over to get a peek (and share it with you!) before it opens to the public on Thursday, Oct. 19. The store will be open through Dec. 31, with the daily hours of 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. It's located in the Flatiron District of Manhattan at 110 5th Avenue. Like its sister pop-up site in Los Angeles, it will be filled with Google's latest hardware collection, including the Pixel 2 phone, Google Home...

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Categories: tech, google, pixel 2, new tech, pixelbook

Facebook's secretive Building 8 hardware lab is losing its boss. Regina Dugan, who left Google's Advanced Technology and Projects group to lead Building 8, announced that she will be leaving the social network at the beginning of 2018 to "focus on building and leading a new endeavor." SEE ALSO: Facebook just acquired tbh and its 5 million teen users The former DARPA chief didn't say what she would be doing post-Facebook, but said the move was a "difficult decision" for her. At Building 8,...

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Categories: tech, gadgets, facebook, social media companies, tech

Robots increasingly have to interact with ordinary (that is to say, human-focused) objects and environments, and part of that is imitating the extremely delicate and complex human grip. A new type of electronic skin allows a robot to feel not just the pressure from its grip, but whether and in what direction an object is sliding or slipping. Read More

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Categories: gadgets, robotics, science, tc, robots, biomimetic, robocalypse

WhatsApp will now let you track your friend's location. The app is getting a new "live location" sharing feature that allows users to share their location in real-time with the friends they're chatting with. SEE ALSO: Facebook is opening up its most annoying feature to thirsty brands Previously, the app had a location-sharing feature, but it only allowed users to share a static spot on a map. Now, when users opt-in to live location, the friends they're chatting with can see their exact...

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Categories: tech, facebook, apps and software, whatsapp, social media companies


“It’s a way to give people a chance to have fun, maybe win, maybe learn something new.” That’s how former Vine co-founder Rus Yusupov describes his new trivia game show app HQ, which feels like Who Wants to Be a Millionaire meets Facebook Live. Read More

Source Feed: Mobile – TechCrunch
Categories: apps, mobile, social, startups, tc, hq trivia, vine, rus yusupov, colin kroll, mobile game show

SelfMade brings professional photo editing to your phone — yes, literally. The startup, which is announcing that it has raised $11 million in funding, was founded by CEO Brian Schechter and CTO Zach Lloyd. Schechter was previously co-founder at IAC-acquired dating startup HowAboutWe, and he points to HowAboutWe as the starting point for his interest in photo editing. After all, he… Read More

Source Feed: Mobile – TechCrunch
Categories: apps, mobile, social, startups, tc, brian schechter, primary venture partners, firstmark capital

The foldable smartphone has been strange sort of white whale for the mobile industry. You could fill a Raiders of the Lost Ark-sized warehouse will all of the attempts to bring the technology to the market. At the very least, ZTE’s new Axon M has one key advantage over many of its predecessors: it’s actually going on sale. And it’s coming to the US, no less. It’s… Read More

Source Feed: Mobile – TechCrunch
Categories: hardware, mobile, zte, zte axon m, foldable

As a staunch believer in non-existent superstitions I feel that the ukulele is a very dangerous, sensual instrument that could lead to the ruination of our young people and rend the very fabric of society. That said, I can now play Stand By Me on the Populele, a feat that was rendered possible by the melding of LEDs, Bluetooth, and a clever app. The Populele by Popuband is a $159 ukulele with… Read More

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Categories: gadgets, tc, music, ukulele

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We have known for some time that the number of signals coming from your IT systems surpassed the ability for humans to keep track of them years ago. Machines can help and have been for some time. The advent of artificial intelligence and machine learning has accelerated that ability and today, Cisco announced that it is using these technologies to help customers find failures before they… Read More

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Categories: artificial intelligence, enterprise, tc, cisco, it, machine learning, appdynamics

Like previous versions of the system, Windows 10 lets you move the taskbar to where you want it.

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Categories: windows (operating system), tablet computers

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have one of the best features introduced on a smartphone in recent memory: That button. Admittedly, it’s just a superficial design decision, but it’s actually one of the most interesting, and most bold design decisions make in smartphones by a major consumer hardware company in a long time. Maybe that’s a depressing commentary on the state of… Read More

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Categories: gadgets, hardware, mobile, tc, google, pixel 2, pixel 2 xl, google pixel 2 xl, google pixel 2

Once upon a time, Microsoft had a whole line of gaming hardware under the Sidewinder brand, and while they never really put a dent in Razer or Logitech, they put out some decent mice (the X3 “might serve as a good introduction to multiple DPI settings for your mom or dad,” I wrote in 2010). I’m glad to see they’re returning to that advanced-mousing heritage with the… Read More

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Categories: gadgets, tc

Here’s a surprise: Google’s Pixel 2 phones include a custom system-on-a-chip (SoC) that’s optimized for image processing — but it currently just sits there, doing nothing. Google says it’ll turn this chip on in the coming weeks as a developer option in the preview of Android Oreo 8.1. Read More

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Categories: developer, gadgets, hardware, tc, google, pixel 2, ml, ai, image-processing, photography, developers

Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have a number of strengths to recommend them, but what makes them really unique is that they offer two versions of phone that finally, for Android, will provide everything anyone really needs in a smartphone. Other device makers have realized that different sizes appeal to different customers, but Google’s Pixel lineup offers a true choice, instead of… Read More

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Categories: gadgets, hardware, mobile, tc, google, pixel 2, pixel 2 xl, google pixel 2, google pixel 2 xl, smartphones, pixel

Google wanted to announce more than just a boatload of products at its event the other week. The company hoped to foster a new conversation around consumer hardware, moving from a narrative about specs to one about artificial intelligence and machine learning. The Pixel 2 is the centerpiece of that idea. Read More

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Categories: hardware, mobile, reviews, tc, google, pixel 2, pixel 2 xl, smartphones

Google’s new Pixel 2 phone is clearly impressive, according to our reviewer. But whether that makes the device worth buying is another matter.

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Categories: smartphones, google inc, android (operating system), computers and the internet, iphone, apple inc

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