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YouTube removes pro-Syrian government channels as Bashar al-Assad mounts attack

YouTube shut down several accounts connected to the Syrian regime amid rumors spreading of a possible chemical attack in Syria over the weekend. The channels ...

Facebook created AI to read all the memes

There are so many memes on Facebook and Instagram that the company has enlisted its artificial intelligence to help understand them. In a blog post, ...

Juul is playing whack-a-mole with counterfeiters selling fake vapes to kids

It’s a sue and be sued world out there! In August, Juul Labs filed trademark claims against 30 entities in China selling counterfeit Juul products ...

Lively raises $6.5M to bring its comfortable and inclusive lingerie to brick-and-mortar stores

Roy Raymond opened a little store called Victoria’s Secret, now one of the most popular lingerie businesses in the world, because he was embarrassed to ...

Deliveroo will enter Taiwan, its fourth market in the Asia-Pacific so far

Food delivery service Deliveroo is making headway in its Asian expansion strategy. The London-based company announced today that it will launch in Taiwan in the ...

This tech (scarily) lets video change reality

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have created a method to turn one video into the style of another. While this might be a little unclear ...

Paysend announces global account to compete with Revolut

Meet Paysend’s global account, a new way to hold, spend and send money in multiple currencies using a mobile app and a card. It looks ...

The Winklevoss stablecoin is one small step toward crypto acceptance

A stablecoin is a cryptocurrency pegged 1-to-1 with another “stable” currency. In most cases, these coins are pegged to the US dollar and, as such, ...

Some US MVNOs are defending the Sprint/T-Mobile merger even though it reduces their leverage in negotiating deals because they can't risk alienating T-Mobile (Susan Crawford/Wired)

Susan Crawford / Wired:Some US MVNOs are defending the Sprint/T-Mobile merger even though it reduces their leverage in negotiating deals because they can’t risk alienating ...

Samsung has opened its biggest store worldwide in Bengaluru, India, just two months after inaugurating the world's biggest smartphone plant outside New Delhi (Sankalp Phartiyal/Reuters)

Sankalp Phartiyal / Reuters:Samsung has opened its biggest store worldwide in Bengaluru, India, just two months after inaugurating the world’s biggest smartphone plant outside New ...

Comma.ai's George Hotz steps down as CEO, joins new Comma.ai research division focusing on building out AI models for cars; new CEO to be named Friday (Kirsten Korosec/TechCrunch)

Kirsten Korosec / TechCrunch:Comma.ai’s George Hotz steps down as CEO, joins new Comma.ai research division focusing on building out AI models for cars; new CEO ...

Tesla's wireless smartphone charger with 6,000 mAh battery and 5W of output, which quickly went out of stock last month, is back on its US online store for $49 (Nick Statt/The Verge)

Nick Statt / The Verge:Tesla’s wireless smartphone charger with 6,000 mAh battery and 5W of output, which quickly went out of stock last month, is ...

A look at upcoming Google Cloud head of AI Andrew Moore's military ties, including leading a task force with Robert Work, who reportedly created Project Maven (Greg Sandoval/INSIDER)

Greg Sandoval / INSIDER:A look at upcoming Google Cloud head of AI Andrew Moore’s military ties, including leading a task force with Robert Work, who ...

Mark Zuckerberg will stop at nothing to win a game of Scrabble

You can learn a lot about a person from the way they play Scrabble. Do they show off their SAT vocabulary or only know dirty ...

10 of the best WordPress hosting providers for starting your own website or blog

Sites that employ WordPress as their content management system account for about 30% of websites online right now. Simple to set up, keep secure, and ...

10 great web hosting solutions for your personal webpage or business site

Once the domain of the über geeky or forward-thinking business owner, having your own website is a very wise move for many of us. You ...

Teens know social media is manipulative, but they still use it more than ever

Whoa, the teens really are woke. The organization Common Sense Media released a research report on Monday that aims to paint a picture of the ...

Apple, please upgrade the archaic Mac Mini

No joke, its been almost four years since Apple updated the Mac Mini on Oct. 14, 2014. Since then, we’ve gotten new MacBook Pros, iMacs, ...

At Sounding Board, an executive coaching startup, the coaches get coaching, too

Everyone could use an executive coach — even executive coaches. Such is the thinking of Christine Tao and Lori Mazan, co-founders of Sounding Board, a ...

Impossible Aerospace raises $9.4M to sell drones stuffed with battery cells

Much like smartphone manufacturers, drone companies have been adding to devices plenty of features over the past several years while making only modest improvements to ...

Not hog dog? PixFood lets you shoot and identify food

What happens when you add AI to food? Surprisingly, you don’t get a hungry robot. Instead you get something like PixFood. PixFood lets you take ...

Hoodline raises $10M for its hyper-local, automated data newswire

While many lament the death of local news, a small army of tech startups has been developing a new set of tools to figure out ...

Meet SelfieCircus and 8 more in Snapchat’s new startup accelerator

Snapchat is hedging its bets as its social network shrinks. Today Snap Inc. revealed the first class of its startup accelerator called Yellow that offers ...

Report: hackers have disabled security features of India's Aadhaar enrollment software with a patch available for ~$35, making it possible to create fake IDs (HuffPost India)

HuffPost India:Report: hackers have disabled security features of India’s Aadhaar enrollment software with a patch available for ~$35, making it possible to create fake IDs  ...

Wildlife trafficking watchdog found 1,500+ listings selling protected animals in Thailand in 2016 on 12 Facebook groups; group memberships doubled by 2018 (Chris Baraniuk/BBC)

Chris Baraniuk / BBC:Wildlife trafficking watchdog found 1,500+ listings selling protected animals in Thailand in 2016 on 12 Facebook groups; group memberships doubled by 2018  ...

Q&A with the co-creator of Anatomy of an AI system artwork that maps three central processes powering an Amazon Echo: material resources, human labor, and data (James Vincent/The Verge)

James Vincent / The Verge:Q&A with the co-creator of Anatomy of an AI system artwork that maps three central processes powering an Amazon Echo: material ...

Japan-based Renesas, the second-biggest supplier of chips used in cars, has agreed to buy US-based wireless chip maker Integrated Device Technology for ~$6.7B (Reuters)

Reuters:Japan-based Renesas, the second-biggest supplier of chips used in cars, has agreed to buy US-based wireless chip maker Integrated Device Technology for ~$6.7B  —  TOKYO ...

OneDegree, an HK-based startup allowing people to buy insurance, initially for pets, online and via app without consulting an agent, raises ~$25.5M Series A (Enoch Yiu/South China Morning Post)

Enoch Yiu / South China Morning Post:OneDegree, an HK-based startup allowing people to buy insurance, initially for pets, online and via app without consulting an ...

Of course Elon Musk's very serious Boring Company treats machines like video games

Out of all of Elon Musk’s ventures, the Boring Company is undoubtedly the most WTF. For instance, the tunneling company may be best known for ...

The Air Force is trying to figure out a response to Elon Musk's pot smoking

It turns out the Air Force isn’t quite sure what to make of Elon Musk’s pot smoking either. No, the military hasn’t launched a formal ...

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