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Here are the 5 hottest startups in Finland

HERE ARE THE 5 HOTTEST STARTUPS IN FINLAND

Although Finland has the lowest population in the EU, it's responsible for 10 percent of global startup exits. We've also seen a number...

The differences between cryptocurrencies, virtual, and digital currencies

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CRYPTOCURRENCIES, VIRTUAL, AND DIGITAL CURRENCIES

Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain...

 
 
 
Why Huawei CFO's arrest is sparking tension between the US and China

WHY HUAWEI CFO'S ARREST IS SPARKING TENSION BETWEEN THE US AND CHINA

While Huawei is selling tons of phones worldwide, it's facing a grim time in the US with plenty of lawsuits and governmental bans against...

Laws can't keep up with sex robots' ethical and privacy issues

LAWS CAN'T KEEP UP WITH SEX ROBOTS' ETHICAL AND PRIVACY ISSUES

From the Drudge Report to The New York Times, sex robots are rapidly becoming a part of the national conversation about the future...

 
 
 
Jack Dorsey's latest idea for kinda-editable tweets sounds like a reasonable compromise

JACK DORSEY'S LATEST IDEA FOR KINDA-EDITABLE TWEETS SOUNDS LIKE A REASONABLE COMPROMISE

We're probably no closer to getting an edit button for tweets than in the past several years , but I'm glad to hear that the company...

Homenum Revelio! AI will destroy sperm donor anonymity

HOMENUM REVELIO! AI WILL DESTROY SPERM DONOR ANONYMITY

Maybe you're a full-time student trying to come up with next month's ramen budget. Perhaps you've just lost your job and you're trying...

 
 
 
What big cities can learn from the small Swiss town with a driverless bus

WHAT BIG CITIES CAN LEARN FROM THE SMALL SWISS TOWN WITH A DRIVERLESS BUS

It was like navigating traffic in an electric-powered egg on wheels. The canton of Schaffhausen is just 30 minutes away from the Swiss...

2.7 million patient calls to Swedish healthcare hotline left unprotected online

2.7 MILLION PATIENT CALLS TO SWEDISH HEALTHCARE HOTLINE LEFT UNPROTECTED ONLINE

The audio recordings of 2.7 millions calls made to 1177 Vårdguiden - Sweden's healthcare hotline - were left exposed to anyone online,...

 
 
 
4 unconventional phones we reviewed in the past 3 months, ranked

4 UNCONVENTIONAL PHONES WE REVIEWED IN THE PAST 3 MONTHS, RANKED

We test a lot of phones here at TNW, which is no surprise considering just how many handsets are released every month. Because we're...

Master the Adobe Photoshop essentials with this $29 complete bundle

MASTER THE ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ESSENTIALS WITH THIS $29 COMPLETE BUNDLE

Your photos of the gorgeous world around you are only going to be as gorgeous as your photographic editing capabilities. You might...

 
 
 
Uganda loses 5 million internet users as a result of Social Media Tax

UGANDA LOSES 5 MILLION INTERNET USERS AS A RESULT OF SOCIAL MEDIA TAX

Half-way through 2018, Uganda introduced a Social Media tax which required Ugandans to pay a tax if they wanted to access services...

Far Cry: New Dawn somehow made post-apocalyptic America boring

FAR CRY: NEW DAWN SOMEHOW MADE POST-APOCALYPTIC AMERICA BORING

There's only one rule in gaming: don't be boring. Players can tolerate awful AI and grimy graphics if there's a payoff. But if your...

 
 
 
How to stop WhatsApp from downloading photos automatically

HOW TO STOP WHATSAPP FROM DOWNLOADING PHOTOS AUTOMATICALLY

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and connected...

The blockchain industry is sexist and still sucks at diversity

THE BLOCKCHAIN INDUSTRY IS SEXIST AND STILL SUCKS AT DIVERSITY

Diversity is a term that's thrown about often, and sometimes rather vacuously, but the fact of the matter is that the blockchain technology...

 
 
 
Smash's file transfer service just let us transfer a 33GB file for free

SMASH'S FILE TRANSFER SERVICE JUST LET US TRANSFER A 33GB FILE FOR FREE

At TNW, we often need to send photos and video to our colleagues for our stories. While Slack is an effective tool if we want to send...

Haiku Review: Anker Powerport Atom PD 1 charger

HAIKU REVIEW: ANKER POWERPORT ATOM PD 1 CHARGER

Welcome to Haiku Review, a feature where we review gear and gadgets using the Japanese poetry form. Anker‘s Powerport Atom PD 1 is...

 
 
 
Moonday Mornings: Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten may be getting into cryptocurrencies

MOONDAY MORNINGS: JAPANESE ECOMMERCE GIANT RAKUTEN MAY BE GETTING INTO CRYPTOCURRENCIES

With Bitcoin up 2.7 percent over the past week, the cryptocurrency market closed in the green this weekend. But is the trend here to...

Here are the 5 hottest startups in Estonia

HERE ARE THE 5 HOTTEST STARTUPS IN ESTONIA

I bet you didn't know that Estonia has the third highest amount of startups per capita than any other country in the world. And the...

 
 
 
How I got banned for life from AirBnB

HOW I GOT BANNED FOR LIFE FROM AIRBNB

A few months ago, I received a cryptic message from AirBnB that sounded like something straight out of the Black Mirror episode with...

Bug sake! Climate change is killing off insects

BUG SAKE! CLIMATE CHANGE IS KILLING OFF INSECTS

Climate change gets blamed for a lot of things these days: inundating small islands, fueling catastrophic fires, amping-up hurricanes...

 
 
 



Samsung to hold multiple preview events for Galaxy S10 in India

Samsung to hold multiple preview events for Galaxy S10 in India

Enthusiasts across eight different cities in India will be able to get their hands on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 on February 21. Samsung will hold exclusive preview events... Read more ...

Tetris 99 Review - Winner Winner, Tetris Dinner

Tetris 99 Review - Winner Winner, Tetris Dinner

Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Arika Release: February 13, 2019 Reviewed on: Switch When the battle royale genre began its rapid climb of popularity and it was clear others... Read more ...

Woot is offering the 1st-gen Echo Show in used condition for just $70 today

Woot is offering the 1st-gen Echo Show in used condition for just $70 today

Available until the end of the day or until sold out. Woot is currently offering Amazon's 1st-generation Echo Show in black or white for just $69.99. This limited-time deal... Read more ...

Huawei P30 launch date confirmed for March 26

Huawei P30 launch date confirmed for March 26

The Huawei P30 launch date has been confirmed as March 26, with an event set to take place in Paris, France. The announcement comes direct from Huawei, after it posted a short... Read more ...

New waterproof tech means your phone will work after two hours in water

New waterproof tech means your phone will work after two hours in water

A new waterproofing coating for phones will keep components protected for two hours - even if water penetrates the casing of the phone. Of course waterproofing of phones is... Read more ...

Soldes Amazon: les iPhone XS et XS Max aussi soldés

Soldes Amazon:  les iPhone XS et XS Max aussi soldés

Les smartphones très haut de gamme d'Apple profitent de réductions en ce dernier jour des soldes avec jusqu'à 8% de réduction Read more ...

Nokia 9 PureView benchmark suggests this will be no match for the Galaxy S10

Nokia 9 PureView benchmark suggests this will be no match for the Galaxy S10

One of the most interesting devices expected out at MWC 2019 in Barcelona in a few days is undoubtedly the Nokia 9 PureView. Rendered a couple of times already, as well as... Read more ...

Huawei accused of using sneaky tactics to steal Apple trade secrets

Huawei accused of using sneaky tactics to steal Apple trade secrets

Imitation is the sincerest form of twattery Read more ...

Apple Watch 5 may spur your Apple Watch 4 on to support its ECG feature

Apple Watch 5 may spur your Apple Watch 4 on to support its ECG feature

September is the rumored release date for the Apple Watch 5 , and it seems the company may be waiting until then to support the Apple Watch 4 's ECG monitor in your home... Read more ...

Xiaomi announces more Mi 9 features

Xiaomi announces more Mi 9 features

Xiaomi is announcing the Mi 9 flagship tomorrow, but it appears the company has no time to spare. Yesterday, it announced some key specs and features on its social media pages... Read more ...