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Creative ways to host a virtual birthday party 2020-04-06 17:05:58Social distancing requirements amid the COVID-19 pandemic may have canceled kids’ birthday parties, but parents are finding new ways to take the

Facebook starts prompting US users to fill out 2020-04-06 16:42:13Starting today, some U.S. Facebook users will see a new pop-up on the app asking them to complete a survey about COVID-19. The survey, from Carnegie M

Before suing NSO Group, Facebook allegedly sought their 2020-04-03 19:37:37Facebook's WhatsApp is in the midst of a lawsuit against Israeli mobile surveillance outfit NSO Group. But before complaining about the company's me

ZmURL customizes Zoom link previews with images & 2020-04-03 18:18:05Sick of sharing those generic Zoom video call invites that all look the same? Wish your Zoom link preview’s headline and image actually describe

Zoom will enable waiting rooms by default to 2020-04-03 17:05:10Zoom is making some drastic changes to prevent rampant abuse as trolls attack publicly shared video calls. Starting April 5th, it will require passwor

The pandemic is already reshaping tech’s misinformation crisis 2020-04-03 16:11:05Since 2016, social media companies have faced an endless barrage of bad press and public criticism for failing to anticipate how their platforms could

IRL pivots into virtual event calendar In Remote 2020-04-02 12:51:59What do you do if you’re an event discovery startup and suddenly it’s illegal to attend events? You lean into the cultural shift and pivot

Facebook Messenger launches Mac & Windows apps 2020-04-02 10:13:17Facebook Messenger is finally getting desktop apps almost 9 years after its debut. After seeing over a 100% increase in desktop browser audio and vide

Google to shut down its India-focused Q&A app 2020-04-02 02:46:45Google is shutting down Neighbourly, a Q&A social app that it launched in Mumbai two years ago, the company has informed users. A spokesperson con

‘Content network effect’ makes TikTok tough to copy 2020-04-01 17:48:28Many TikTok videos don’t start from scratch, so neither can its competitors. TikTok is all about remixes where users shoot a new video to recont

LinkedIn’s making its recruitment tools free to those 2020-04-01 17:00:00Like many other websites at the moment, the career-oriented networking platform LinkedIn has seen a big boost in traffic as a result of people being a

YouTube sellers found touting bogus coronavirus vaccines and 2020-04-01 07:11:53YouTube has been criticized for continuing to host coronavirus disinformation on its video sharing platform during a global health emergency. Two US a


Here are our favorite laptop brands of 2020 New! 2020-04-09 17:17:36From gaming laptops to 2-in-1 options, rugged designs to ultra-thin models, these are our favorite brands for laptops this year. Read more...More abou

Grandma who accidentally invited a random teen to New! 2020-04-09 16:52:24Lonnie Dench, the husband of the grandmother who went viral for unintentionally invited a random teenager to Thanksgiving four years ago, has reported

The real story behind 5G and coronavirus New! 2020-04-09 16:26:225G has been blamed for increased rates of cancer, autism, and even infertility. Now it's being blamed for the coronavirus pandemic. Read more...More

Coronavirus is destroying the world's flower market New! 2020-04-09 15:55:11No industry is completely immune from the coronavirus pandemic. Florists are throwing millions of dollars worth of flowers in the trash.  Read mo

Google bans Zoom from corporate computers over security New! 2020-04-09 15:49:25Google joins SpaceX in the decision to dump the video conferencing app. Read more...More about Tech, Google, Mashable Video, Cybersecurity, and Zoom

A couple built a museum to entertain their New! 2020-04-09 15:39:30The gerbils, Pandoro and Tiramisù, seemed to greatly enjoy their visit.  Read more...More about Animals, Mashable Video, Culture, Arts Cul

ESPN is putting together a HORSE competition with New! 2020-04-09 15:37:55Itching for new sports content while pretty much all events are on hold during the coronavirus outbreak, ESPN, the NBA, and the National Basketball Pl

These devices want to stop your Alexa from New! 2020-04-09 15:20:52Paranoid's products are designed to ease your smart device paranoia. Read more...More about Tech, Mashable Video, Cybersecurity, Alexa, and Future Bl

'Saturday Night Live' to return with remote broadcast New! 2020-04-09 15:18:49Saturday night will be (sort of) live again. After a three-week hiatus in response to preventative coronavirus measures, SNL will return with new cont

Those ‘optimistic’ coronavirus numbers expect you to keep New! 2020-04-09 14:31:57 Read more... More about Science, Health, Coronavirus, Social Distancing, and Science

TikTok pledges $375 million in coronavirus aid New! 2020-04-09 14:16:43As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, TikTok has quickly become a hub for those looking for a brief, glimmering respite from their worries. The video-

Signal warns it could stop operating in U.S. New! 2020-04-09 14:06:11Signal is warning that an anti-encryption bill circulating in Congress could force the private messaging app to pull out of the US market. 

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San Jose will build ‘up to 500’ tiny New! 2020-04-09 17:26:04San Jose plans to build up to 500 tiny homes to house its coronavirus-stricken homeless population. According to The Mercury News, San Jose, nestled i

I won’t buy Sony’s A7R IV (even though New! 2020-04-09 17:18:38When I was doing research for my very first camera, the Fujifilm X100F, I didn’t know much about the differences between crop (also known as APS

New math theory suggests time travel is impossible New! 2020-04-09 16:32:22A physicist named Nicolas Gisin from the University of Geneva recently published a series of papers that could change our entire view on the concept o

Here are 7 essential games to get you New! 2020-04-09 14:40:06Welcome 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. The Nin

Google Duplex arrives in Australia, Canada, and the New! 2020-04-09 13:53:17Google’s AI phone assistant Duplex is now available in Australia, Canada. Duplex was previously only available in the US and New Zealand. But Ve

Google created a braille keyboard for Android, no New! 2020-04-09 13:09:35For people who are blind or have severely impaired vision, typing on a smartphone or computer typically requires an expensive and bulky physical brail

Travelex paid $2.3M in Bitcoin to get its New! 2020-04-09 13:01:42Travelex paid hackers $2.3 million worth of Bitcoin to regain access to its computer systems after a devastating ransomware attack on New Year’s

Report: The Pixel 4a’s specs have all been New! 2020-04-09 12:40:42The Pixel 4a – Google’s budget take on the Pixel 4 – has leaked extensively by now, but there are still a few tidbits to clear up. A

AI predicts where coronavirus cases will spike next New! 2020-04-09 12:11:50An AI has predicted which areas of the UK will suffer spikes in coronavirus cases next by analyzing social media posts about COVID-19. These posts sug

US doesn’t need state privacy laws, it needs New! 2020-04-09 11:00:46How much is your personal data worth? Mine is worth about $9.23, according to a check I received from a privacy violation class action lawsuit. While

Daily Distraction: Follow these YouTube chefs and cook New! 2020-04-09 08:59:39One of the few pleasures I can afford myself during this coronavirus crisis is cooking up a decent meal. And over the past few weeks, I’ve learn

India is finally cracking down on the doxxing New! 2020-04-09 08:27:22As the number of coronavirus cases in India is rising, the country is trying hard to contain the outbreak through strict lockdown measures. Amid this


Free Webinar | April 20: Quarantine Survival: The New! 2020-04-09 17:32:12Join well-being & mindfulness expert coach, Corene Summers, for this conversation around how to mindfully navigate the ongoing and ever-changing p

Free Webinar | April 17: How Businesses Can New! 2020-04-09 17:29:00Learn how you can better build your crisis communication plan, so your employees don't feel lost and feel empowered.

Free Webinar | April 16: Overcoming A Setback: New! 2020-04-09 17:27:00Whatever your setback is, our experts, Danielle Sabrina and Charlie Jabaley are here to help you start planning your comeback.

Entrepreneurs Review the SBA PPP Loan-Application Processes New! 2020-04-09 17:00:00The public has spoken, and the results range from frustration to relief.

Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll in the New! 2020-04-09 16:30:00How these big three pacifiers are finding ways to get paid during a global pandemic.

5 Ways to Rekindle Your Passion for Leadership New! 2020-04-09 16:00:00Burned out? Discouraged? Follow these tips to reenergize your love of leading people.

3 Common Mistakes Companies Make With Their Social New! 2020-04-09 15:40:00Social ads take amount of work, but done correctly they can significantly impact ROI.

"Can I Send Cold Pitches During Coronavirus?" New! 2020-04-09 14:30:00Things are different during these times-but not as different as you might think.

The 5:30 A.M. Warrior Call: University of Washington New! 2020-04-09 14:14:20However, not all models agree on the COVID-19 effect in the U.S.

Emotional Control and Focus Are Critical in Times New! 2020-04-09 14:00:00In a crisis, clean out what's not working for your business and mindset.

Yes, Seventh Generation Kills COVID-19. And the Eco-Friendly New! 2020-04-09 13:27:00After initial consumer uncertainty, "green" cleaners are getting an unexpected boost.

Laying the Groundwork for Your Ageless Startup New! 2020-04-09 13:00:00Find out what first steps you need to take to maximize potential.