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How to build your own robot for $50

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Smart lock maker Otto suspends operations

 Otto showed the world its digital lock in August. Four months later, the company has suspended operations. Hardware is hard. It’s a cliche for a ...

Smartphones with removable batteries are never coming back

Apple rarely apologizes when it messes up. But when it does, it’s usually followed by even more fervor and upset users. Case in point: Apple ...

Stanford AI car-image project analyzed 50M Google Street View images and location data to find geographic trends in race, voting behavior, wealth, and more (Steve Lohr/New York Times)

Steve Lohr / New York Times:Stanford AI car-image project analyzed 50M Google Street View images and location data to find geographic trends in race, voting ...

Vevo says its 2017 revenue reached $650M, up 30% YoY; it broke even in 2017 and expects to be profitable in early 2018 (Anna Nicolaou/Financial Times)

Anna Nicolaou / Financial Times:Vevo says its 2017 revenue reached $650M, up 30% YoY; it broke even in 2017 and expects to be profitable in ...

Study shows Facebook's hate speech rules are unevenly enforced, with the company agreeing its censors made mistakes on 22 of 49 posts submitted for explanation (ProPublica)

ProPublica:Study shows Facebook’s hate speech rules are unevenly enforced, with the company agreeing its censors made mistakes on 22 of 49 posts submitted for explanation  ...

Smart lock maker Otto, which unveiled its first product in August 2017, suspends operations (Brian Heater/TechCrunch)

Brian Heater / TechCrunch:Smart lock maker Otto, which unveiled its first product in August 2017, suspends operations  —  Otto showed the world its digital lock ...

Alibaba's UC Browser, with 430M+ users worldwide, leads in emerging markets with low-end smartphones, with 51% of India's mobile browser market vs Chrome's 30% (Newley Purnell/Wall Street Journal)

Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:Alibaba’s UC Browser, with 430M+ users worldwide, leads in emerging markets with low-end smartphones, with 51% of India’s mobile browser ...

Iran shuts down Instagram, Telegram apps amid protests

The Iranian government has blocked access to messaging app Telegram and photo app Instagram amid several days of protests in what authorities say is a ...

What were your best nine Instagram photos from 2017?

 You might have noticed a new end-of-year trend on Instagram the past few days. If so, you can thank 2017bestnine.com, a website that lets you ...

Every Apple user needs these three accessories in the new year

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The beginner's guide to getting your side hustle off the ground

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Niche online communities and media grew in 2017, through Patreon, TinyLetter, "finstagrams", and more as people looked for alternatives to Facebook and Twitter (Kaitlyn Tiffany/The Verge)

Kaitlyn Tiffany / The Verge:Niche online communities and media grew in 2017, through Patreon, TinyLetter, “finstagrams”, and more as people looked for alternatives to Facebook ...

Ripple may be a great blockchain-based tech for banks, but the valuation of its XRP token reflects the unlikely hope it becomes a global reserve cryptocurrency (Kyle Samani/Forbes)

Kyle Samani / Forbes:Ripple may be a great blockchain-based tech for banks, but the valuation of its XRP token reflects the unlikely hope it becomes ...

Three interrelated macro themes dominated this year in tech: the breakout of crypto, beginning of the end of white male dominance, and the backlash against tech (Fred Wilson/AVC)

Fred Wilson / AVC:Three interrelated macro themes dominated this year in tech: the breakout of crypto, beginning of the end of white male dominance, and ...

Iran blocks access to Instagram and Telegram apps amid anti-government protests (Ben Kentish/The Independent)

Ben Kentish / The Independent:Iran blocks access to Instagram and Telegram apps amid anti-government protests  —  Authorities respond after demonstrations leave at least two dead  ...

Analysis of code from the top 10K websites on Alexa finds that 30.5% employ anti-ad blocking measures, many of which are hidden from the sites' visitors (Devin Coldewey/TechCrunch)

Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:Analysis of code from the top 10K websites on Alexa finds that 30.5% employ anti-ad blocking measures, many of which are hidden ...

Guy arrested for 'Nigerian prince' email scams is definitely not Nigerian royalty

The “Nigerian prince” email scam is one of the most notorious cybercimes out there, and the people behind it may have hit a bit of ...

My favorite Twitter account is a bot

Human Twitter accounts serve their purpose, but I prefer tweets from bots. Research suggests there are now some 30 million tweeting bots — though this ...

Don’t restore your phone from a backup: Why you should start fresh

If you keep a phone around long enough, it becomes a vestige of an old version of yourself, or even many former versions of yourself.  ...

T-Mobile CEO is still blathering about 5G in 2020

T-Mobile CEO John Legere has never been known to remain quiet. As New Year’s Eve approaches, it’s been no different. In an annual memo posted ...

The food revolution may have just needed a cup of Blue Bottle

 Each massive exit in the tech ecosystem usually follows the same cycle: an upstart becomes a huge business, it goes public or sells for a ...

Apple announces $29 battery replacements starting today

It’s been a rough month for Apple. The company has been embroiled in a controversy stemming from its decision to purposely slow down older iPhones ...

Reports say Iranian authorities temporarily cut off internet access to mobile phones as anti-government protests spread across the country (The Times of Israel)

The Times of Israel:Reports say Iranian authorities temporarily cut off internet access to mobile phones as anti-government protests spread across the country  —  Anti-regime demonstrators ...

How Sweden, Norway, Finland prepare for AI-driven automation: employer-financed placement programs for those laid off, big public spending on social safety nets (Peter S. Goodman/New York Times)

Peter S. Goodman / New York Times:How Sweden, Norway, Finland prepare for AI-driven automation: employer-financed placement programs for those laid off, big public spending on ...

Telegram, citing ToS, suspends public channel that incited violent anti-government protests in Iran; Telegram is a major platform with ~40M users in Iran (Theodore Schleifer/Recode)

Theodore Schleifer / Recode:Telegram, citing ToS, suspends public channel that incited violent anti-government protests in Iran; Telegram is a major platform with ~40M users in ...

Apple makes $29 iPhone battery replacement price effective immediately, rather than in late January, but warns initial supplies of some batteries may be limited (Ina Fried/Axios)

Ina Fried / Axios:Apple makes $29 iPhone battery replacement price effective immediately, rather than in late January, but warns initial supplies of some batteries may ...

Startups aim to provide an alternative route to internet access via VPNs and mesh networks, amid net neutrality repeal, but their approaches are as yet unproven (Douglas MacMillan/Wall Street Journal)

Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:Startups aim to provide an alternative route to internet access via VPNs and mesh networks, amid net neutrality repeal, but ...

2 guys named their company Steve Jobs Inc. — and got away with it

Steve Jobs was many things, but trademarked he was not. At least, that’s how a court ruled in a two-year-long legal battle between Apple and ...

What the heck is Ripple? A brief look at the hottest cryptocurrency of the moment.

Move over ethereum and litecoin — ripple is suddenly the hot new cryptocurrency.  But ripple is different. It can’t be mined. It can’t be used ...

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