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5 things you didn't know about the iPad on its 10th anniversary

On January 27, 2010, the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs, presented a device to the world that looked a lot like a giant iPhone that ...

This tiny device turns your screen into an interactive touchscreen — Future Blink

Built by an ex-Samsung engineer, Glamos supposedly makes most screens interactive. Read more… More about Tech, Mashable Video, Touchscreen, Future Blink, and Glamos

Byte is already overrun with spam comments

Dom Hoffman, the founder of Byte, told users that he’s looking to fix this as quickly as possible. Read more… More about Tech, Mashable Video, ...

Google Docs went down and everyone panicked

Welp, hope you weren’t planning on getting work done today.  Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides all briefly went down Monday due to an unknown ...

February streaming content is almost here — watch it in 4K on the cheap

Despite the fact that March, May, July, August, October, and December also have 31 days, January is still the longest goddamn month of the year.  ...

ManoMano raises $139 million for its home improvement e-commerce platform

French startup ManoMano is raising another mega round of funding. The company operates an e-commerce website for DIY, home improvement and gardening products. This time, ...

NASA taps startup Axiom Space for the first habitable commercial module for the Space Station

NASA has selected Houston-based Axiom Space, a startup founded in 2016, to build the first commercial habitat module for the International Space Station (ISS). This ...

With $5 million from international backers, Mexico’s Moons brings its Invisalign killer to YC

Moons, a Mexico City-based startup that’s angling to be the Invisalign for the Latin American market, has joined the ranks of Y Combinator as part ...

Diet autopilot Thistle raises $5M for health food subscriptions

What if it was easier to eat salad than junk food? Most diet routines take a ton of time, whether you’re cooking from scratch, making ...

Kidtech startup SuperAwesome raises $17M, with strategic investment from Microsoft’s M12 venture fund

Kidtech startup SuperAwesome has raised an additional $17 million in funding, which includes a new strategic investment from Microsoft’s venture fund, M12. Others participating in ...

Ten years after the iPad's launch, it has not come close to being revolutionary or living up to its potential because of its inconsistent multitasking software (John Gruber/Daring Fireball)

John Gruber / Daring Fireball:Ten years after the iPad’s launch, it has not come close to being revolutionary or living up to its potential because ...

Experts say tech has made US labor laws obsolete and in need of a massive overhaul to benefit organizing workers, such as requiring safe digital meeting spaces (Lauren Kaori Gurley/VICE)

Lauren Kaori Gurley / VICE:Experts say tech has made US labor laws obsolete and in need of a massive overhaul to benefit organizing workers, such ...

Sources: Turkey-backed hackers have used DNS hijacking to obtain login credentials, targeting ~30 EU and Middle East governments and organizations since 2018 (Reuters)

Reuters:Sources: Turkey-backed hackers have used DNS hijacking to obtain login credentials, targeting ~30 EU and Middle East governments and organizations since 2018  —  LONDON (Reuters) ...

UK government proposes new IoT rules: firms must tell consumers how long security updates will be provided, ship individual devices with unique passwords, more (Danny Palmer/ZDNet)

Danny Palmer / ZDNet:UK government proposes new IoT rules: firms must tell consumers how long security updates will be provided, ship individual devices with unique ...

As Alphabet and Microsoft clamor for regulation of tech like facial recognition, potential new rules and their obstacles pose existential threats to startups (Azeem Azhar/Exponential View)

Azeem Azhar / Exponential View:As Alphabet and Microsoft clamor for regulation of tech like facial recognition, potential new rules and their obstacles pose existential threats ...

Protesters take their '.org' sale criticism offline

A group of protesters took their disapproval of the sale of the .org domain registry to the streets. On Friday, around two dozen people rallied ...

U.S. Senator calls out Tesla over safety issues involving 'misleading' Autopilot feature

A sitting U.S. Congressman is urging Tesla to rebrand its Autopilot feature due to safety concerns. In a statement, U.S. Senator Edward Markey (D-Mass.) is ...

India is now the second largest smartphone market in the world, surpassing the U.S.

The U.S. has been dethroned as the second largest smartphone market. A new report by Counterpoint Research estimates that India surpassed the United States to ...

We can't stop watching these weird '80s Apple commercials

Television commercials have always been weird. Sometimes they masquerade as entertainment, as in the case of Amazon’s celeb-filled, Alexa-themed 2019 Super Bowl ad or, in ...

5 online courses in Adobe CC that are less than $40 each

It may seem like a bizarre comparison, but the Adobe Creative Cloud is like the Infinity Gauntlet, and each app is a powerful infinity stone. ...

Fintech startups tackling every layer of banking stack, from core tech to KYC/AML, enable startups and companies like Apple to start adding financial services (Angela Strange/Andreessen Horowitz)

Angela Strange / Andreessen Horowitz:Fintech startups tackling every layer of banking stack, from core tech to KYC/AML, enable startups and companies like Apple to start ...

The protest of Amazon's business practices by 340+ staff openly challenges Amazon after two employees say they were threatened with firing over climate activism (Monica Nickelsburg/GeekWire)

Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire:The protest of Amazon’s business practices by 340+ staff openly challenges Amazon after two employees say they were threatened with firing over ...

Amazon employees share their views on Amazon's global impact, from climate change to "enabling Palantir and ICE to surveil and separate" families at the border (Amazon Employees for Climate Justice)

Amazon Employees for Climate Justice:Amazon employees share their views on Amazon’s global impact, from climate change to “enabling Palantir and ICE to surveil and separate” ...

Currencycloud raises $80M Series E from Visa, BNP Paribas, and others for cross-border payment APIs that have transferred $50B+ and are used by ~350 companies (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:Currencycloud raises $80M Series E from Visa, BNP Paribas, and others for cross-border payment APIs that have transferred $50B+ and are used ...

Profile of BlueDot, which uses AI to sift through news reports in 65 languages to detect and warn about infectious disease outbreaks like Wuhan Virus (Eric Niiler/Wired)

Eric Niiler / Wired:Profile of BlueDot, which uses AI to sift through news reports in 65 languages to detect and warn about infectious disease outbreaks ...

Uber, Lyft are officially up and running in British Columbia

People in Vancouver, British Columbia no longer have to feel left out when it comes to ride-sharing. Anyone going out this weekend can finally snag ...

Sonos CEO quickly backtracks on plan to end support for older speakers

Patrick Spence is like totally, seriously, sorry. He knows he screwed up, guys, OK? Can’t you maybe, just possibly, cut him a little slack? The ...

Tesla leaks suggest the Model S and Model X could receive some helpful updates

While not many of us are in the market for a Tesla, it’s still always interesting to see all the new features being added to ...

Android users might finally be closer to getting an AirDrop-like feature

While it’s taken a very long time, Google might finally release its own version of Apple’s Airdrop soon. Called Nearby Sharing, the feature will allow ...

In the internet era, public libraries are more vital than ever

Back in 2018, Forbes sent Twitter into fury with a now-retracted column. Its big idea: Amazon should replace libraries because it has “provided something better.” ...

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