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Tinder is testing the ability to share Spotify 2019-01-16 12:01:32Tinder has already developed a fairly robust chat platform within its dating app, with support for sharing things like Bitmoji and GIFs, and the abili

Most Facebook users still in the dark about 2019-01-16 10:00:10A study by the Pew Research Center suggests most Facebook users are still in the dark about how the company tracks and profiles them for ad-targeting

Facebook is launching political ad checks in Nigeria, 2019-01-16 08:47:13Facebook is launching some of its self-styled ‘election security’ initiatives into more markets in the coming months ahead of several majo

Twitter’s de-algorithmizing ‘sparkle button’ rolls out on Android 2019-01-15 16:47:25After launching on iOS, Twitter is giving Android users the ability to easily switch between seeing the reverse-chronological “latest tweets&rdq

Instagram caught selling ads to follower-buying services it 2019-01-15 13:28:14Instagram has been earning money from businesses flooding its social network with spam notifications. Instagram hypocritically continues to sell ad sp

Facebook launches its first US podcast with a 2019-01-15 12:58:37Everyone has to have a podcast, apparently. Even Facebook . The social network this week launched its second-ever original podcast series, and its fir

Facebook says it will invest $300M in local 2019-01-15 06:00:12Facebook plans to make a significant investment in local news over the next three years, with $300 million going to a variety of initiatives and organ

TikTok is giving China a video chat alternative 2019-01-15 04:58:00ByteDance, the world’s most-valued startup, just launched a new social media product under its Douyin brand in what many people see as a se

Turns out the science saying screen time is 2019-01-14 19:02:13A new study is making waves in the worlds of tech and psychology by questioning the basis of thousands of paper and analyses with conflicting conclusi

More investors are betting on virtual influencers like 2019-01-14 12:41:11Brud, the company behind the virtual celebrity Lil Miquela, is now worth at least $125 million thanks to a new round of financing the company is curre

Facebook adds the option to share events to 2019-01-14 11:25:50Facebook wants to make it easier for users to share events and coordinate with friends before an event starts. The company this morning said it will t

A photo of an egg has toppled reality 2019-01-14 02:33:31Instagram has found something it likes more than a Kardashian-Jenner family baby, and it’s an egg. This weekend, a photo of a plain egg became t

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Mariah Carey continues to be an absolute icon 2019-01-16 18:45:17Mariah Carey does not allow herself to age.  She recently posted her take on the 10-year challenge, which has people comparing photos of themselv

Netflix admits to using real footage of train 2019-01-16 18:28:34Netflix's Bird Box is inciting new outrage among viewers—and this time it has nothing to do with that dangerous viral challenge.  The comp

'1000 People of Dance' video captures humanity at 2019-01-16 17:40:42You ever watch something that makes you believe that maybe, just maybe, humanity isn't a giant dumpster fire of awfulness?  Inspired by those vi

No, you can’t hide a security camera in 2019-01-16 17:13:24One person’s recent experience at an Airbnb has the company apologizing and clarifying its rules on surveillance devices. Airbnb recently dismis

Rescue cow loves to get his back scratched 2019-01-16 16:54:26 It's 2019 and even cows are hopping on the self-care train. One hefty Pennsylvania cow, Babe, needs more than a helping hand when it comes to his

Everyone's taking their anger out on Sasuke in 2019-01-16 16:43:05 Some may feel the need to let out some steam by making some memes. The internet's latest victim of rage-induced meme-ing just happens to be *ch

Amazon upgrades Alexa with newscaster voice 2019-01-16 15:39:08If you're in the US and ask Alexa to reel off the latest news today through your smart speaker, she's going to sound a bit more professional than on

Cannabis may alter the genetic makeup of sperm 2019-01-16 15:13:12A new study suggests that marijuana use can not only lower sperm count, but also affect sperm DNA. Read more...More about Marijuana, Cannabis, Sperm,

Slack has a new logo and it's ... 2019-01-16 14:40:55New year, new Slack. The popular workplace chat app redesigned its logo, ditching the hashtag symbol and replacing it with, well, whatever this is. S

The Mountain from Game of Thrones talks about 2019-01-16 14:36:52The World's Strongest Man, Hafthor Bjornsson, found the last season of Game of Thrones the most difficult to film. Read more...More about Tv, Mashabl

Michelin-starred restaurant invites Clemson football team to dinner 2019-01-16 14:33:38Move over, hamberders.o The crew at Alinea, the world-renowned Chicago restaurant, have invited the Clemson Tigers to their establishment for a night

'Fortnite' vulnerability put millions of accounts at risk 2019-01-16 14:31:43It turns out that for the millions of people playing Fortnite, there was more than just a Victory Royale at stake.  On Jan. 16, internet security

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Study shows Facebook users still don’t understand tracking 2019-01-16 17:32:53The Pew Research Center today released the results of its latest survey of Facebook users, this time about the ad categories they’ve been assign

Slack has a new logo, and, umm, you 2019-01-16 15:14:58There comes a time in every company’s journey when it needs to find a reason to change its logo. Today, that time has come for Slack. Look, I&rs

After four years, Microsoft may unveil HoloLens 2 2019-01-16 13:52:01Mobile World Congress – the world’s biggest expo focused on smartphones and mobile devices – starts February 24, and it seems Micros

EA cancels major Star Wars game, destroying hope 2019-01-16 12:44:33Reports circulated last night reveal that one of Electronic Arts‘s upcoming Star Wars games, revealed almost three years ago, has now

ICOs banked $13B with ‘little work, accountability, or 2019-01-16 12:24:06To date, Ethereum‘s process of initial coin offerings (ICOs) has earned token founders an estimated combined profit of $12.8 billion,

Oil behemoths join Shell and friends on energy 2019-01-16 11:12:05The centuries-old, paper-based trading process of the oil and gas industry was overhauled last year, courtesy of the blockchain and an industry consor

Ford drives cobalt supply chain transparency with IBM 2019-01-16 10:15:12Ford has become the latest company to jump on the blockchain pilot bandwagon. The American car manufacturing giant is conducting a blockchain trial in

Hands-on: The Doogee S90 modular phone is weird 2019-01-16 10:08:00Doogee — and I think they’ll forgive me for saying this — has a propensity for releasing strange phones. Remember the Doogee Mix 2 p

Get 15 Arduino eBooks of the coolest DIY 2019-01-16 09:30:00Make has gathered up some of their most useful training into a series of awesome eBooks, including 15 assembled in this massive The Make: Arduino Hack

Facial recognition struggles to interpret the emotions of 2019-01-16 08:47:20Facial recognition technology has progressed to a point where it now interprets emotions in facial expressions. This type of analysis is increasingly

Alien Blackout backlash shows fans and creators see 2019-01-11 13:27:08Fans and game makers are clashing over a newly revealed mobile game, Alien Blackout. A continuation of the Alien series, revived so spe

IBM teaches AI to debate humans by crowdsourcing 2019-01-11 13:20:25IBM sent its AI to Las Vegas this week to argue with people. And, since arguing is something humans do well, the company wants your help. ‘Proje

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Ford Formally Announces a Partnership With Volkswagen, But 2019-01-16 17:25:00Ford announces it will miss its fourth-quarter earnings estimates.

3 Tips To Effectively Manage Your Side Hustle 2019-01-16 16:00:00Take that hustle from the side to full-time.

The Top 10 Side Gigs for 2019 (Infographic) 2019-01-16 15:23:00A report published today gave software development, design and writing top billing, in part because of their above-average pay levels.

Struggling to Save? Here Is the No. 1 2019-01-16 13:30:00Take stock of your financial life to see if its being depleted by this wealth-killer.

Netflix Raises Prices, YouTube Bans Dangerous Pranks and 2019-01-16 13:13:00Here are three things entrepreneurs should know today.

Book Review: Business Fixer and Best-Selling Author Chris 2019-01-16 13:00:00In his newest book, the entrepreneur imparts business wisdom through fiction.

How We Saved Our Culture of Collaboration: Tech 2019-01-16 12:00:00Throw out that email! Discard those calendars! Instead, say hello to ... enterprise collaboration software.

Why Entrepreneurs in 2019 Should Play the 'Chess' 2019-01-16 11:30:00Before embarking on this year's game of taxes, review your strategy so that every transaction puts money back into your pocket.

Why Work Ethic Is the Ultimate Equalizer in 2019-01-16 11:30:00This entrepreneur says an ability to work hard is the most effective way to get ahead.

Struggling to Engage Employees? Try Approaching That Goal 2019-01-16 11:00:00Remote work programs, office perks and next-generation tech might help to attract talent, but they've largely failed to engage those doing the work.

Grow Brand Value While Accelerating Revenue Growth 2019-01-16 10:30:00Three ways to expand the licensing value of your brand.

By Landing One Major Client, This Toronto Startup 2019-01-16 10:30:00This software-as-a-service company found its footing by spreading its name and remaining resilient.