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Twitter’s tenth transparency report shows massive scale of fight against extremism

The latest in Twitter’s transparency briefs shows how much terrorism effects the flow of social media and what the company has been doing to help combat the threat on its popular platform. Twitter released it’s tenth transparency report today, which covers the back half of 2016. The report includes information on legal requests the company has received, … – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Sideways Dictionary uses hilarious analogies to explain boring tech terms

It might not be as useful as the popular Merriam-Webster or your favorite slang companion Urban Dictionary, but Sideways Dictionary is so much fun. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Whoops! EU’s copyright reforms might suck for AI startups

EU’s copyright reforms include unfortunate side-effects that might hamper the growth of startups built around AI, machine learning and big data. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Apple blackmailed by hackers over stolen photos and iPhone credentials

A mischievous band of hackers is trying to extort Apple over a large trove of stolen iPhone credentials, including iCloud and other Apple email accounts. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Help us help: 20 used smartphones to fight Female Genital Mutilation

Every week, we’ll pick a charity doing something worthwhile using tech, and break down what they do, why that matters, and most importantly, how to help. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Laptops and tablets are now banned in cabins on some US-bound flights [Updated]

US-bound flights from eight Middle Eastern and North African countries will bar passengers from carrying electronics larger than a cellphone on board. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Apple’s new video sharing app is called Clips

lips, which was first announced last summer, is almost like the unholy lovechild of Snapchat, Instagram, Vine, Prisma, and iMovie. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Samsung Galaxy S8 video shows TouchWiz no longer looks that horrible

TouchWiz has long attracted the heckles of tech aficionados from across the globe, but it seems Samsung has finally made it look half-decent with Galaxy S8. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Bootstrapped, profitable, and proud: Our journey to $1,000,000+ ARR

If you’re a long-time reader of Basecamp‘s Signal vs Noise, chances are you have probably read one of their Bootstrapped, Profitable and Proud (BPP) articles. Those articles tell the stories of startups that have made $1,000,000+ in annual recurring revenue (ARR) without taking any VC investments. Inspired by those stories, we made it one of … – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Bragi Headphone review: Comfy wireless buds with enough stamina for a long day

Looking for a good pair of wireless earbuds? Bragi’s The Headphone offers up to six hours of battery life in a smartly designed package for $150. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Apple launches ‘special’ new red iPhone and revamped iPad

Apple unexpectedly took down its online store and promised ‘something special’ is on the way: meet the new red iPhone and the revamped iPad. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

New Gorillaz album partially leaked due to password fuck up

Several tracks from the new Gorillaz album have leaked, including Saturnz Barz. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Apple Store goes down as Apple teases ‘something special’ – maybe new iPad

Apple has taken down its online store as the company is prepping to show fan boys and girls ‘something special’ – and it’s coming very soon. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Learn all the tricks of the SEO trade — and earn search engine certification

Literate tech users probably know how vital Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is to getting content discovered on the web. But there’s a world of difference between understanding SEO’s importance and being able to manipulate it.  You can harness the power of SEO yourself with the Expert Lecture Series for SEO Certification, heavily discounted to only … – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Amazon Music might land in India in 2018

Amazon is reportedly gearing up to launch its streaming music service in India early next year, reports The Economic Times. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Laptops and tablets may soon be banned in cabins on some US-bound flights

US-bound flights from eight Middle Eastern and North African countries will bar passengers from carrying electronics larger than a cellphone on board. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Stephen Hawking is going to space

Professor Stephen Hawking will soon see one of his biggest dreams become reality as he’s set to venture into outer space soon. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Watch: Nest cam catches twin toddlers partying until dawn

Jonathan and Susana Balkin suspected their twin two-year-olds, Ryan and Andrew, weren’t sleeping through the night. Turns out, they were right. Video recorded by a Nest home monitoring system shows the twins showing off some dance moves, somersaulting across the floor, and building pillow forts into the wee hours of the morning. After the occasional break … – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Get your retro Pokémon fix with this Gameboy emulator for Apple Watch

If you think you’re a die-hard Pokemon fan, you haven’t met Gabriel O’Flaherty Chan yet. O’Flaherty-Chan, a software developer, created a Game Boy Color emulator for the Apple Watch after noticing the lack of one in the iOS store. Building off the existing Gambatte emulator, he created Giovanni, which runs Game Boy and Game Boy … – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Tesla’s P100D sets new real-world quarter-mile record [Updated]

When I was a kid, a four-door car was considered a grocery-getter. Now, they’re running 10-second quarter-miles. Tesla’s Model S P100D is a fast car. It’s fast enough, in fact, to have run a 10.726-second quarter mile, the fastest of any stock production electric car — or any four-door sedan for that matter. Ever been … – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

VR motion tracking narrows the gap between real and digital

Researchers at Disney have developed a way for the real and virtual worlds to cross over. Two researchers attached small tracking nodes to a tennis ball and tossed it to someone wearing a VR headset — who would not have been able to see the real ball flying at them. The motion-tracking technology predicts the … – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Tesla’s P100D sets new real-world quarter-mile record

When I was a kid, a four-door car was considered a grocery-getter. Now, they’re running 10-second quarter-miles. Tesla’s Model S P100D is a fast car. It’s fast enough, in fact, to have run a 10.726-second quarter mile, the fastest of any stock production electric car — or any four-door sedan for that matter. Ever been … – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Company offers $10k to employees willing to ditch the Bay Area

Zapier doesn’t believe in relocation. In fact, it’s trying to incentivize current employees to de-locate by offering them $10,000 to leave. The Bay Area, that is, not the company. Zapier CEO Wade Foster says the offer is an experimental one. After moving to the Bay Area five years ago, Foster is aware of all the … – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Man electrocutes himself while charging iPhone in the bath

A London man died last December after trying to charge his iPhone in the bath. Police wrapped up an inquest into the death recently. Police chief Craig Pattinson told the inquest that Richard Bull, 32, ran an extension cable from the hallway into the bathroom and was a little careless with the position: The extension cable … – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Leading economies are stragglers in the world of fintech

Fintech can roughly be broken down into three categories: the Legacy West, the Growth East and the Innovative Emerging. Keep an eye on the last one. – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

eBay wants you to believe it’s as good as Amazon

In the rush for faster delivery times in online marketplaces, eBay just stuck its hand up to remind everyone it can ship things fast, too. The company is rolling out a new feature called “Guaranteed Delivery” through which it will, as the name suggests, guarantee delivery for eligible items in three days or less. If the … – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Study: Fake news more likely to be trusted if shared by the right person

A new study confirms what you already suspect: Some people will believe anything if the right person shares it on Facebook. The Media Insight study, funded by the American Press Institute and AP-NORC, interviewed a sample of 1,489 adults on AP-NORC’s survey panel in the period between November and December last year. Media Insight created a … – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Global economies upside down: the three worlds of fintech

Fintech can roughly be broken down into three categories: the Legacy West, the Growth East and the Innovative Emerging. Keep an eye on the last one. – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Dutch police mistakenly pays €3M for Office licenses, court tells Microsoft to keep it

In a major fail, Dutch court has ruled that local police won’t be receiving any cash back after mistakingly buying software from Microsoft for €3 million. – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web