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50% of American WhatsApp users don't know it's owned by Facebook

50% of American WhatsApp users don't know it's owned by Facebook

2 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

Just over half of Americans who have used WhatsApp in the last six months are unaware that it's owned by Facebook. This, my friends, is a pretty high figure. The research was...
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Bill Gates and the EU announce a €100M investment fund to combat climate change

Bill Gates and the EU announce a €100M investment fund to combat climate change

3 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Bill Gates and the EU announced that the union and Breakthrough Energy - an investor group led by Gates - will together launch a €100 million clean energy investment fund to...
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12 effective methods for testing tech before launch

12 effective methods for testing tech before launch

4 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Website and app development is a necessary facet in today's tech-based company culture. But as technological developments speed along, so too do the strings of potential bugs...
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Scientists prove same-sex mammals can make babies

Scientists prove same-sex mammals can make babies

15 hours ago   |   The Next Web

A team of scientists in China has successfully generated offspring created from the DNA of two same-sex mice. This is the first time such a feat has been accomplished with...
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Watch this adorable robot dog dance - then try not to picture it attacking you

Watch this adorable robot dog dance - then try not to picture it attacking you

19 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   3 articles

Boston Dynamics‘ amazing Spot robot, a four-legged machine capable of moving in ways man's best friend never dreamed of, just dropped its first dance video on YouTube. In the...
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Binance adopts surveillance tech to appease cryptocurrency regulators

Binance adopts surveillance tech to appease cryptocurrency regulators

21 hours ago   |   The Next Web

It seems the compliance bug has finally bitten Binance. The world's most popular cryptocurrency exchange is looking to appease government regulators worldwide with some fancy...
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Sales Tech “The X-Factor” for Closing Deals, But Don't Underestimate Human Contact

21 hours ago   |   CBR

But human relationships are still the heart and soul of sales, says LinkedIn.
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Meet the people building their own sex toys

Meet the people building their own sex toys

22 hours ago   |   The Next Web

When we talk about “sex tech”, we tend to focus on the large companies that employ professional product developers and produce toys that cost hundreds of pounds or VR porn...
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US consortium for safe AI development welcomes Baidu as first Chinese member

US consortium for safe AI development welcomes Baidu as first Chinese member

1 day ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

An American-led tech consortium dedicated to safeguarding the development of artificial intelligence has welcomed its first Chinese member , internet search company Baidu. The...
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Twitter confirme, et corrige, un bug de notifications aléatoires

Twitter confirme, et corrige, un bug de notifications aléatoires

1 day ago   |   Be Geek

Les bugs sont monnaie courantes en informatique, qu'il s'agisse d'un logiciel de bureau ou d'un service web. Ces dernières heures, Twitter s'est mis à envoyer des notifications...
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Apple might launch Macs with proprietary chips by 2020

Apple might launch Macs with proprietary chips by 2020

Apple is already a powerhouse when it comes to designing processors for its phones. Now, it's also reportedly working on chips for its computers, which will feature in Macs by... Read more ...

The best cheap TV deals at Walmart in 2018

The best cheap TV deals at Walmart in 2018

Walmart has plenty of TVs for sale. If you're looking for a cheap TV that won't break the bank but you're not where to start, you've come to the right place. Here, we've found... Read more ...

Australian government to introduce new ‘rapid takedown' anti-piracy legislation

Australian government to introduce new ‘rapid takedown' anti-piracy legislation

Australia's government has made a number of serious attempts to combat online piracy in recent years. Back in 2015, it introduced the Copyright Amendment Bill , which gave the... Read more ...

Chrome 70 fixes Google's controversial sneaky sign-in policy, kind of

Chrome 70 fixes Google's controversial sneaky sign-in policy, kind of

Google has begun pushing out Chrome 70 late on Tuesday, reluctantly providing a solution to fix its controversial sign-in snafu while also introducing app-like Progressive Web... Read more ...

IPhone users thinking of switching to Android should pick Google's Pixel 3...

IPhone users thinking of switching to Android should pick Google's Pixel 3 phones for the best Android experience

More often than you'd think, I'll see an iPhone user on the internet express interest in switching to Android. The main reason tends to be a very human thing: Those iPhone... Read more ...

Adobe Black Friday 2018: the deals we expect to see this year

Adobe Black Friday 2018: the deals we expect to see this year

Hoping to pick up an Adobe Black Friday deal? Well, you've come to the right place. Whether you're a student or professional looking for an Adobe Creative Cloud deal - and... Read more ...

The Best Video Game Costumes For Halloween 2018

The Best Video Game Costumes For Halloween 2018

The temperature is dropping, pumpkin-carving pictures are everywhere, and there's an entire aisle in the grocery store dedicated to candy; it must be time for Halloween! If you... Read more ...

DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT: How to wipe your personal information from Facebook...

DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT: How to wipe your personal information from Facebook, Amazon, Google, and other major websites and apps

Facebook revealed last week that hackers got access to the sensitive personal information of as many as 30 million users, causing many to rush to delete their accounts and... Read more ...

Hitman 2 announces the oft-killed Sean Bean as a contract target

Hitman 2 announces the oft-killed Sean Bean as a contract target

IO Interactive, the developers behind the Hitman series, today announced the first post-release content for the upcoming Hitman 2, including the subject of the first contract... Read more ...

Twitter just released more than 10 million tweets linked to state-sponsored...

Twitter just released more than 10 million tweets linked to state-sponsored troll accounts

Twitter has released huge swaths of data linked to foreign influence and misinformation campaigns, ahead of the US midterm elections in three weeks. The data includes more than... Read more ...