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No, Incognito mode won't keep your porn habits private. This will.

Your dumb privacy tricks aren’t working. They still know what kind of porn you’re watching.  So concludes a not-so-surprising study, which determined that online pornography ...

This drone-flamethrower combo is every thrill-seeker's dream

Peep this $1500 investment in burning stuff. Read more… More about Mashable Video, Drones, Flamethrower, Future Blink, and Tech

Instagram policy change means it can delete rule-breaking accounts faster

Instagram is changing its rules so it can disable accounts that break its rules more quickly. The company announced a policy change that allows the ...

This ‘hybrid drone’ can hover like a helicopter and fly like a plane — Future Blink

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have designed a “hybrid drone,” that combines the stability and flexibility of a multicopter, with the speed ...

Tesla's auto-pilot painted in good light in own safety report, but it isn’t that simple

Tesla points out that NHTSA’s data at the end of Q1 and Q2 was one crash per 436,000 miles and 498,000 miles, respectively. However, while ...

Hardware startups take center stage for Hardware Battlefield at TC Shenzhen

Software grabs so much attention that it even has its own catchphrase — there’s an app for that. It’s not a bad thing, but we ...

VMware acquires ML acceleration startup Bitfusion

VMware today announced that it has acquired Bitfusion, a former participant in our Startup Battlefield competition. Bitfusion was one of the earliest companies to help ...

Submittable raises $10M to help publishers and other organizations manage their submissions

Submittable is announcing that it has raised $10 million in Series B funding. When I first wrote about the company in 2012, it was focused ...

Rent the Backyard wants to build a studio apartment in your yard

Rent the Backyard is one of the rare startups with a name that perfectly suits what it does. The company, which is part of Y ...

Blue Origin CEO Bob Smith joins Disrupt SF to talk about bringing the Moon within reach

Private spaceflight company Blue Origin has its sights set on the Moon, and in May unveiled a new lander to help it get there. This ...

The Google Transparency Report, a searchable database of political ads has errors, delays, and often does not record political ads bought with Google's ad tools (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal:The Google Transparency Report, a searchable database of political ads has errors, delays, and often does not record political ads bought with Google’s ...

YouTube adds one click switch between audio and video for YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium subscribers, has time-matched over 5M songs (Brandon Bilinski/YouTube Blog)

Brandon Bilinski / YouTube Blog:YouTube adds one click switch between audio and video for YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium subscribers, has time-matched over 5M ...

Chinese AI voice recognition company iFlytek has raised ~$407M from a state-backed industry fund and several provincial government funds via a private placement (Sarah Dai/South China Morning Post)

Sarah Dai / South China Morning Post:Chinese AI voice recognition company iFlytek has raised ~$407M from a state-backed industry fund and several provincial government funds ...

Chrome and Firefox extensions with up to 4M installs leaked sensitive data, including names and passwords, to marketing intelligence service Nacho Analytics (Geoffrey A. Fowler/Washington Post)

Geoffrey A. Fowler / Washington Post:Chrome and Firefox extensions with up to 4M installs leaked sensitive data, including names and passwords, to marketing intelligence service ...

US Treasury's FinCEN says scammers tried to steal an average of $301M per month via business email compromise scams in 2018, up from $110M per month in 2016 (Ionut Ilascu/BleepingComputer)

Ionut Ilascu / BleepingComputer:US Treasury’s FinCEN says scammers tried to steal an average of $301M per month via business email compromise scams in 2018, up ...

FaceApp clones are also going viral, you should still be careful

There’s never been a better time to develop apps that can transform your lame selfies into senior citizen glamour shots.  The popularity of the viral ...

Congressman implies Facebook's Libra is a 'shitcoin'

Congressman Warren Davidson really wants to talk about shitcoins. The representative from Ohio took pains Wednesday to make that clear during a congressional hearing examining ...

Facebook's Libra is so shady it actually united Congress

For the second day in a row, Republican and Democratic lawmakers slammed Facebook over its digital currency, Libra.  Members of the House Committee on Financial ...

This backpack umbrella lets you walk hands-free in the rain — Future Blink

Designed by Emiel Noorlander, the “Automatic Opening Umbrella” was designed so you wouldn’t have to hold an umbrella. Read more… More about Tech, Mashable Video, ...

This historic naval machine shop in Brooklyn is now a high-tech center for innovation — Future Blink

The New Lab is an 85,000 sq ft building covering four different floors and over 600 entrepreneurs. It is located in the iconic Brooklyn Navy ...

Banking startup N26 raises another $170 million at $3.5 billion valuation

Fintech startup N26 is raising $170 million a few months after raising $300 million. While it’s technically structured as a new round, the company considers ...

Southeast Asian cloud communications platform Wavecell acquired by 8×8 in deal worth $125 million

Wavecell, a cloud-communications platform for companies in Southeast Asia, announced today that it has been acquired by 8×8 in a deal worth about $125 million. ...

Coinbase tells you if top holders are buying or selling a crypto asset

Coinbase is taking advantage of its significant user base to give you more information about trading behavior and price correlation. Given that there are now ...

Let CrunchMatch simplify your networking at Disrupt SF 2019

Set in the city where startup dreams began, TechCrunch’s flagship tech conference — Disrupt San Francisco 2019 — takes place October 2-4. And with more ...

How much HR does a scale-up need?

Nora Jenkins Townson Contributor Nora is an unconventional HR expert based in Toronto. After helping successful startups like FreshBooks and Wealthsimple grow, she founded Bright ...

German mobile banking startup N26 raises $170M from existing investors, a top-up to the $300M Series D it raised in January, at a $3.5B valuation (Ryan Browne/CNBC)

Ryan Browne / CNBC:German mobile banking startup N26 raises $170M from existing investors, a top-up to the $300M Series D it raised in January, at ...

Wavecell, a cloud-communications platform for companies in SE Asia, has been acquired by cloud-based conferencing solutions provider 8×8 in a deal worth ~$125M (Catherine Shu/TechCrunch)

Catherine Shu / TechCrunch:Wavecell, a cloud-communications platform for companies in SE Asia, has been acquired by cloud-based conferencing solutions provider 8×8 in a deal worth ...

DoJ charges former Microsoft developer, a Ukrainian citizen, for allegedly using a test account to steal $10M by purchasing and reselling Microsoft e-gift cards (Thomas Claburn/The Register)

Thomas Claburn / The Register:DoJ charges former Microsoft developer, a Ukrainian citizen, for allegedly using a test account to steal $10M by purchasing and reselling ...

"Not designed for children" warning appearing on some Play Store listings; developers have the option to apply it where kids are outside the target age group (Abner Li/9to5Google)

Abner Li / 9to5Google:“Not designed for children” warning appearing on some Play Store listings; developers have the option to apply it where kids are outside ...

Uber riders in some cities, including DC and San Diego, were charged 100x the advertised fare, with some fares exceeding $1,000; Uber says glitch has been fixed (Faiz Siddiqui/Washington Post)

Faiz Siddiqui / Washington Post:Uber riders in some cities, including DC and San Diego, were charged 100x the advertised fare, with some fares exceeding $1,000; ...

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