Kickstarter has suspended the campaign for Adoptly, the project to crowdfund a Tinder-like app for finding children up for adoption.
No explanation was given for why the campaign was suspended, but… – The Verge
Barack Obama has stepped down as president and is heading off for a brief vacation as a private citizen. But that doesn’t mean he’s done working. In the hours before today’s inauguration, Obama and… – The Verge
Apple is onto its next big legal feud: Qualcomm. The company today filed a $1 billion lawsuit against giant the chipmaker, according to CNBC. The lawsuit claims that Qualcomm withheld payments from Apple for licensing some of its patented technology in exchange for using its wireless modems. “This event was off the charts” Gary Vaynerchuk was … – The Next Web
UK startup Lobster is gearing up to scale its user generated content licensing marketplace, as it closes a £1 million Series A. It’s expecting to have closed.. – TechCrunch
2016 was an extraordinary year. A record number of security breaches affected billions of people worldwide, including cyber attacks that dramatically impacted.. – TechCrunch
Donald Trump ’s pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency cast doubt on whether California should continue to have power to impose its own emission rules for cars and trucks, an authority the state has enjoyed for decades that is also the cornerstone of its efforts to fight global warming. – Hacker News
Donald Trump’s administration is committed to eliminating Barack Obama’s Climate Action Plan and other environmental initiatives to help boost the oil and gas industry, according to a statement posted on the White House website on Friday. – Hacker News
Presented at the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing, Summer 2016. Slides for this presentation are available here: http://extremecomputingtr… – Hacker News
Finch is a simple service that handles scheduled tasks for your apps, services. You can use the developer friendly API to create your tasks to be completed in a future date, repeated with period. – Hacker News
GitHub data is available for public analysis using Google BigQuery, and we’d like to help you take it for a spin.
If you’d like to find out more about what data is available and how it’s been used … – Hacker News
At Sundance’s post-world-premiere Q&A for I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore, first-time feature film writer-director Macon Blair told the audience that the film was essentially “a… – The Verge
Having a rough day? Watching an endless stream on YouTube videos might just be the pick-me up you needed. Astronaut.io is a website that provides a virtually endless stream of random YouTube videos from around the world. But rather than a simple sequential mashup, the stream looks specifically for videos that exist on the border … – The Next Web
Remember back to the campaign when Donald Trump famously said: “I’m very highly educated. I know words; I have the best words.”? Well, just in case, here it is. “The most awesome stage” Last year, Facebook’s VP of Design thought the TNW Conference main stage was the best she’d ever been on. FIND OUT WHY … – The Next Web
Remember BlackBerry? It was the gold standard of mobile business communication when it launched in 1999, and no one had a functional alternative. That was until Apple launched the iPhone in 2007 and rendered BlackBerry obsolete. Ever been to a tech festival? TNW Conference won best European Event 2016 for our festival vibe. See what’s … – The Next Web