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Instagram tests Direct Messaging on web where encryption 2020-01-14 12:49:27Instagram will finally let you chat from your web browser, but the launch contradicts Facebook’s plan for end-to-end encryption in all its messa

Instagram adds Boomerang effects as TikTok looms 2020-01-10 15:53:04TikTok has spawned countless memes formats from its creative effects, challenging Instagram for the filtered video crown. Now nearly five years after

Over two dozen encryption experts call on India 2020-01-09 16:24:28Security and encryption experts from around the world are joining a number of organizations to call on India to reconsider its proposed amendments to

Zuckerberg ditches annual challenges, but needs cynics to 2020-01-09 14:35:48Mark Zuckerberg won’t be spending 2020 focused on wearing ties, learning Mandarin or just fixing Facebook. “Rather than having year-to-yea

Daily Crunch: Twitter will let you limit replies 2020-01-09 13:03:13The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox ever

Facebook won’t ban political ads, prefers to keep 2020-01-09 09:48:06It’s 2020 — a key election year in the U.S. — and Facebook is doubling down on its policy of letting people pay it to fuck around wi

Twitter’s new reply blockers could let Trump hide 2020-01-08 15:22:18What if politicians could only display Twitter replies from their supporters while stopping everyone else from adding their analysis to the conversati

Facebook and eBay pledge to do more to 2020-01-08 10:14:35Facebook and eBay have made commitments to do more to stop fake reviews being sold on their platforms after coming under pressure from a UK markets re

What to expect in digital media in 2020 2020-01-08 05:35:09As we start 2020, the media and entertainment sectors are in flux. New technologies are enabling new types of content, streaming platforms in multiple

Daily Crunch: Facebook bans deepfakes 2020-01-07 13:02:13The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox ever

Facebook bans deceptive deepfakes and some misleadingly modified 2020-01-07 06:01:24Facebook wants to be the arbiter of truth after all. At least when it comes to intentionally misleading deepfakes and heavily manipulated and/or synth

Douyin, TikTok app in China, hits 400 million 2020-01-07 00:33:53China’s TikTok, which has taken the world by storm, is working its magic in its home nation, too. The Chinese version of TikTok, called Douyin,


Talk to the hand? Amazon reportedly wants you New! 2020-01-18 18:22:28Apple and Google make it easy to leave your wallet be when it's time to pay at the register, but now there are murmurs about factoring out your smart

Help your résumé stand out with these IT New! 2020-01-18 18:11:36TL;DR: Add something impressive to your résumé with The Essential Cloud and Networking Certification Training Bundle for $39.99, a 97% s

There are so many good tweets about the New! 2020-01-18 17:48:10The newest branch of the United States military, the U.S. Space Force, gave the internet a first look at its utility uniform on Friday. Joking ensued.

A facial recognition company dug up billions of New! 2020-01-18 16:39:49A Facebook photo from the end of college could come back to haunt you.  A New York Times deep-dive into a facial recognition AI tool sold to law

Queen Elizabeth II officially blesses Harry and Meghan's 2020-01-18 15:56:08They'll still be the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, but Harry and Meghan got what they wanted: They're free. Queen Elizabeth II delivered formal confir

Instagram noticed you never hit the IGTV button, 2020-01-18 15:16:53Back in 2018, Instagram launched its longform video brand IGTV. We're less than a month into 2020 and maybe the most prominent way to access IGTV is

Babu Frik's breakout Star Wars debut is finally 2020-01-18 15:14:38 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has been out in theaters for almost a month, and you can watch the best part at home. The adorable alien known as

Uber vending machines didn’t work, so now your 2020-01-18 14:13:42The convenience of grabbing a pair of earbuds or a late-night bag of chips from within your Uber ride has worn off.  In-car vending machines &mda

The problem with the outrage around 'The Simpsons' 2020-01-18 14:01:54Hank Azaria's done with Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, and there's a lesson in the inevitable backlash that followed his announcement. The veteran actor be

Apple is testing a feature to let iPhone 2020-01-18 12:59:03Apple raised eyebrows in the tech world late in 2019 with some small privacy problems in the new iPhone 11 line, but it looks like the issue will be f

Federal agency looking into sudden acceleration complaints from 2020-01-18 10:56:56One key feature of cars is that they can accelerate at high speeds, but only when the owner wants them to. Now, enough Tesla owners have complained ab

Reasons why we loved 'Joker' 2020-01-18 10:00:00Some audiences really loved 'Joker', despite its polarizing and controversial context. We got some opinions from our team here at Mashable to find o

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Microsoft Access can change the way you work 2020-01-18 08:00:00The Ultimate Microsoft Access Mastery Bundle ($29.99, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals) can help open your eyes to the power of databases and what t

How to enable 144Hz (or higher) on your 2020-01-18 07:08:50Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. You jus

Life will soon be like ‘Her’ — and 2020-01-18 04:00:50With each passing day, we’re using artificial intelligence for a variety of purposes and jobs. It has penetrated almost every industry and is he

Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto reign 2020-01-17 19:31:33We know what American gamers have been buying the most over the last few years, and it probably won’t surprise you that Call of Duty t

Why using AI to screen job applicants is 2020-01-17 16:37:49Millions of potential employees are subjected to artificial intelligence screenings during the hiring process every month. While some systems make it

Horizon Zero Dawn needs to be the first 2020-01-17 14:15:27Rumor has it that Horizon Zero Dawn is about to become the first 1st-party PlayStation 4 exclusive game to make the jump to PC. Here’s hoping th

Huawei P40 Pro leak shows off superzoom lens 2020-01-17 13:19:16With this year’s first batch of flagship phones right around the corner, the leaks are ramping up. Today’s victim: the Huawei P40 Pro. Eve

Bitcoin fans just turned their Tesla car into 2020-01-17 10:34:01Tesla cars are capable of a lot, from self-driving, smart summoning, and automatic parking — but what about running Bitcoin? As it tur

Thailand launches probe into $2.46M cryptocurrency pyramid ‘scam’ 2020-01-17 09:30:17Cryptocurrency investors who fell for an alleged pyramid scheme that resulted in losses of more than $2.46 million (THB75 million) have asked Tha

Oscar-nominated ‘1917’ leaks in massive screener dump 2020-01-17 09:28:52It only hit theaters in December, but Sam Mendes‘ epic war flick 1917 has already leaked on the internet. The World War I-themed movie, which cl

Demand is surging for cloud admins. Join them 2020-01-17 08:15:00Cloud administrator positions have risen over 25% the past five years, and you can get in on the expanding field now with the right background, like t

Craft brilliant web pages with no coding experience 2020-01-17 08:00:00Blocs 3 may be one of the best examples of a web design app with a foot in both camps, especially for Mac users. Right now, you can check out the web


The Hot 25: The Hottest Cannabis Brands Of 2020-01-17 16:30:00Discover the most influential brands in the cannabis industry with Pioneer Intelligence's marketing analytics platform.

4 Ways Tech Can Improve Your Investment Strategy 2020-01-17 16:30:00Innovations have radically democratized investing, making it more transparent and easier to engage in.

How Startups Helped Birmingham Bounce Back 2020-01-17 15:30:00An abandoned Sears and a $550 million sale to Target are driving this Magic City.

5 Leadership Strategies to Improve Team Performance and 2020-01-17 15:22:18The best ways to react when your team members seem uninspired and unmotivated.

Why Emotional Fundraising Is Bad for Your Business's 2020-01-17 14:30:00Bespoke Investment Group co-founder Paul Hickey on how to stop the capital killers inside each of us.

'The Bachelor''s Tayshia Adams Explains How CBD Has 2020-01-17 14:00:00The reality TV star talks about how she got into CBD and why she's become an advocate as she launches her own beauty line.

Here's How I Started the Business That Appeared 2020-01-17 14:00:00Recess & Results is a faith-based kids fitness program and turn-key business opportunity.

5 Must-Adopt Marketing Skills 2020-01-17 13:30:00Techniques and practices are always emerging and evolving, and marketers can't afford not to upskill.

This Nonprofit Uses a Shark Tank-Like Contest to 2020-01-17 13:00:00Defy Ventures challenges convicted criminals to become CEO of their new life from behind bars.

Could a Journal Be The Next Productivity Game-Changer? 2020-01-17 12:30:00Self-reflection might make or break your chances of success.

Top 5 Must-Attend Events for Startups 2020-01-17 12:00:00Gain actionable insights and network with brilliant minds at these upcoming conferences and summits.

Do You Drink More Coffee Than Elon Musk, 2020-01-17 12:00:00See how your java ingestion stacks up against these super-wired creative thinkers.