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Tinder Reactions bring animated flirtations to your shallow conversations

Tinder Reactions bring animated flirtations to your shallow conversations

Tinder announced today its version of MSN winks: Reactions. Now, there’s a new way to flirt on [...]

Flickr exploit allowed uploading tons of unwanted pics to user accounts

Flickr exploit allowed uploading tons of unwanted pics to user accounts

Yahoo-owned image and video hosting service, Flickr, was suffering from a glaring flaw that made it [...]

Immerse yourself in Coding 101 instruction, and pay what you want

Immerse yourself in Coding 101 instruction, and pay what you want

Learning to code sounds like a fairly straight line idea. You learn about coding, then [...]

PureVPN’s ‘non-existent’ logs used to track, arrest alleged internet stalker

PureVPN’s ‘non-existent’ logs used to track, arrest alleged internet stalker

PureVPN, one of many virtual private network providers claiming not to keep logs or identifying [...]

The death of the headphone jack is annoying even at 33,000 ft

The death of the headphone jack is annoying even at 33,000 ft

It perhaps might be too premature to pronounce the death of the humble headphone jack, but [...]

COLLOIDAL SILVER TURNS YOU BLUE—BUT CAN IT SAVE YOUR LIFE?

COLLOIDAL SILVER TURNS YOU BLUE—BUT CAN IT SAVE YOUR LIFE?

IN 2008, PAUL Karason, a 57-year-old man from the Pacific Northwest, agreed to appear on the Today show. [...]

SILICON ISN’T JUST FOR COMPUTERS. IT CAN MAKE A PRETTY GOOD KIDNEY, TOO

SILICON ISN’T JUST FOR COMPUTERS. IT CAN MAKE A PRETTY GOOD KIDNEY, TOO

EVERY WEEK, TWO million people across the world will sit for hours, hooked up to a [...]

NEW THEORY CRACKS OPEN THE BLACK BOX OF DEEP NEURAL NETWORKS

NEW THEORY CRACKS OPEN THE BLACK BOX OF DEEP NEURAL NETWORKS

EVEN AS MACHINES known as “deep neural networks” have learned to converse, drive cars, beat video games and Go [...]

Pixel 2 camera samples back up that record DxO score

Pixel 2 camera samples back up that record DxO score

Google just released dozens of full-size, unedited photos taken with the Pixel 2.  In case you had any doubt [...]

HOW MINDFULNESS MEDITATION CAN SAVE AMERICA

HOW MINDFULNESS MEDITATION CAN SAVE AMERICA

THERE’S A REASON some people laugh when I say that mindfulness meditation can save the United [...]

THE NEW STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI TRAILER IS HERE AT-AT LAST

THE NEW STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI TRAILER IS HERE AT-AT LAST

"WHEN I FOUND you," growls an ominous narrator at the opening of the new trailer for The [...]

SO LONG, AIM. FOR YEARS, FOR MILLIONS, YOU WERE THE INTERNET

SO LONG, AIM. FOR YEARS, FOR MILLIONS, YOU WERE THE INTERNET

THE BEST PRESERVATION of my middle- and high-school years doesn't exist in a yearbook or in [...]

WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL WITH ALL THESE BEZEL-FREE PHONES?

WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL WITH ALL THESE BEZEL-FREE PHONES?

SOME SAY THE obsession with shrinking bezels began in 2007, when Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone, [...]

REVIEW: TRAEGER TIMBERLINE 850

REVIEW: TRAEGER TIMBERLINE 850

ON A RECENT trip to my parents’ place in New Hampshire, I cooked up some chicken [...]

FIGMA WANTS DESIGNERS TO COLLABORATE GOOGLE-DOCS STYLE

FIGMA WANTS DESIGNERS TO COLLABORATE GOOGLE-DOCS STYLE

SCREENS WERE DIFFERENT a decade ago; thicker, wider, tethered to walls. There were screens in our [...]

YOUTUBE’S REDESIGN MAKES IT EASIER TO WATCH ALL THE VIDEOS

YOUTUBE’S REDESIGN MAKES IT EASIER TO WATCH ALL THE VIDEOS

ONCE UPON A time, YouTube was simply the place you went to watch a cat play the keyboard, or [...]

THE SPECULUM FINALLY GETS A MODERN REDESIGN

THE SPECULUM FINALLY GETS A MODERN REDESIGN

IT WAS AFTERNOON in the San Francisco headquarters of Frog, the design firm best known for [...]

MIT WIZARDS INVENT TECH THAT SEES AROUND CORNERS

MIT WIZARDS INVENT TECH THAT SEES AROUND CORNERS

ROBOTS CAN PULL off a lot of righteous tricks. Hopping on one leg with ease, for instance. [...]

Costco Launches Grocery Delivery Program to Compete With Amazon

Costco Launches Grocery Delivery Program to Compete With Amazon

Besides the endless supply of samples, Costco’s chief appeal has always been that you can [...]

What Are Your Favorite AIM Memories?

What Are Your Favorite AIM Memories?

With last week’s news that AOL Instant Messenger will be shutting down for good later this [...]