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How ISIS and other terrorist groups evade YouTube's censors: unlisting explicit videos from search, linking to explicit content in video descriptions, more (Rita Katz/Motherboard)

Rita Katz / Motherboard:How ISIS and other terrorist groups evade YouTube’s censors: unlisting explicit videos from search, linking to explicit content in video descriptions, more  ...

Sources: Snap acquires LA-based drone maker Ctrl Me Robotics for under $1M (Ryan Mac/BuzzFeed)

Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed:Sources: Snap acquires LA-based drone maker Ctrl Me Robotics for under $1M  —  Snap has acquired Ctrl Me Robotics, a small drone ...

10 apps Donald Trump should download instead of Twitter (like, right now)

Donald Trump’s using his iPhone wrong. The President reportedly (finally!) has an iPhone. And yet, he’s only installed a single, solitary app on it: Twitter. ...

Uber uses a dinosaur to show how you'd control a self-driving car with a smartphone

Why just hail a self-driving car with your smartphone when you can control one, too?  That may soon be an option if Uber has its ...

Apple asks if the iPhone believes in reincarnation

Apple dropped another entry in its animated Earth Day shorts series — and this one grapples with a pretty heady concept: Does my iPhone believe ...

All the Star Wars tech that seemed cool in 1977, but we're light years beyond now

“Star Wars is not science fiction” is one of those arguments that gets trotted out a lot, and it’s fundamentally true — but tell that ...

Apple designer made a $12,000 hourglass and honestly WHO is going to buy this?

If you’ve got $12,000 to blow and already own every Apple product under the sun, we’ve got great news — you can now buy this ...

Target just gave Casper $75 million

 Target has reportedly rolled $75 million into Casper, the direct-to-consumer mattress startup you may have heard about in all those podcasts. The funding is a ...

Binded raises another $950K for its copyright-protecting tools

 Binded aims to make it easier for photographers to protect their intellectual property by creating a permanent record of their copyright in a public database, ...

Mogees picks up seed funding to put audio-based gesture recognition tech into new devices

 Mogees, the London startup behind the Mogees Pro and Mogees Play contact microphone and machine learning-based music and gaming devices, has raised $1.1 million in ...

Anatomy of a managed marketplace

 Managed marketplaces have been one of the hottest categories of venture investment over the past several years. They garner a lot of press because the ...

Tips for mastering Magikarp Jump, the next Pokémon masterpiece

 The Pokémon company has come out with another true masterpiece. It’s called Magikarp Jump, which came out for iOS and Android earlier today. It’s about ...

Dan Macklin, co-founder of SoFi, to step down June 6, leaving Mike Cagney as the only remaining co-founder at the company (Ryan Lawler/TechCrunch)

Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:Dan Macklin, co-founder of SoFi, to step down June 6, leaving Mike Cagney as the only remaining co-founder at the company  —  ...

Rackspace to acquire enterprise resource management firm TriCore; TriCore CEO Mark Clayman to join Rackspace as part of the deal (Kristen Mosbrucker/San Antonio …)

Kristen Mosbrucker / San Antonio Business Journal:Rackspace to acquire enterprise resource management firm TriCore; TriCore CEO Mark Clayman to join Rackspace as part of the ...

Lauren Kern, executive editor at New York magazine, is leaving to become first-ever editor in chief of Apple News (Oliver Darcy/CNNMoney)

Oliver Darcy / CNNMoney:Lauren Kern, executive editor at New York magazine, is leaving to become first-ever editor in chief of Apple News  —  Apple News ...

Samsung Galaxy Book review: solid performance but battery life half of promised 11 hours; money can be better spent elsewhere (Dan Seifert/The Verge)

Dan Seifert / The Verge:Samsung Galaxy Book review: solid performance but battery life half of promised 11 hours; money can be better spent elsewhere  —  ...

Sources: Alibaba to invest $1B+ in Chinese food-delivery service Ele.me, valuing the company at $5.5B to $6B (Lulu Yilun Chen/Bloomberg)

Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg:Sources: Alibaba to invest $1B+ in Chinese food-delivery service Ele.me, valuing the company at $5.5B to $6B  —  Ele.me said to ...

The animation secret behind Jon Stewart's now dead HBO show

It’s been said that the insane news cycle killed Jon Stewart’s daily animated news show, but the truth is, the hitch was as much about ...

Oh great, a super PAC is trying to convince Mark Zuckerberg to run for president

Mark Zuckerberg insists he’s not running for president. But just like your finely tuned privacy settings, things in Facebook Land are never quite what they ...

TSA wants passengers to remove all electronics from bags for security checks

Great news frequent fliers — the already delightful TSA routine of unpacking your bags, taking off your shoes, and organizing a conveyor belt full of ...

Will the real iPhone 8 please stand up?

If you thought the iPhone 8‘s final design was actually set in stone, you’d best check yourself, because you’re about to get wrecked. We’ve seen ...

Why you should consider a career change to cybersecurity

The FBI has seen a steady uptick in internet crime complaints since 2013, and cybersecurity is expected to be an even greater concern in 2017. ...

Foursquare data shows international tourism to the U.S. is down

 International tourism to the U.S. is down, according to Foursquare location data. Using data from 13 million users (who have opted in to always-on location ...

Flexible retail startup Bulletin raises $2.2M

 Bulletin, the startup that describes itself as “WeWork for retail space,” is announcing that it has raised $2.2 million in seed funding. The idea is ...

Airbnb is running its own internal university to teach data science

 Tech companies, and increasingly even non-tech companies, are struggling with the fact that there are not enough trained data scientists to fill market demand. Every ...

R.I.P. Imzy

 Imzy, the kinder, gentler online community platform, will be shutting down on June 23rd. Company co-founder Dan McComas made the announcement in a blog post ...

Tennis star Serena Williams joins SurveyMonkey’s board

 Serena Williams (yes, THAT Serena Williams) has joined the board of consumer survey startup SurveyMonkey, along with Intuit CEO Brad Smith. This is the tennis ...

Acer unveils 15.6-inch Nitro 5 midrange gaming laptop, and a 11.6-inch Spin 1 convertible laptop with touch display, two Iconia tablets (Tom Brant/PC Magazine)

Tom Brant / PC Magazine:Acer unveils 15.6-inch Nitro 5 midrange gaming laptop, and a 11.6-inch Spin 1 convertible laptop with touch display, two Iconia tablets  ...

Lenovo reports annual profit of $535M, reversing a loss of $128M in the previous year, and revenue of $43B, down 4% YoY (Sijia Jiang/Reuters)

Sijia Jiang / Reuters:Lenovo reports annual profit of $535M, reversing a loss of $128M in the previous year, and revenue of $43B, down 4% YoY  ...

Twitter updates its Apple TV app to include support for Periscope's global map and the ability to watch live 360 degree video (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:Twitter updates its Apple TV app to include support for Periscope’s global map and the ability to watch live 360 degree video  ...

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