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Facebook announces $4.3 million grant for small businesses 2020-09-15 06:32:01More than a third of small and medium-sized businesses on Facebook in India expect cash flow to be a challenge for them as they navigate through the c

Leaked memo excoriates Facebook’s ‘slapdash and haphazard’ response 2020-09-14 16:53:10A former Facebook data scientist dropped a detailed, damning memo on her last day there, calling the social network out for what she describes as an a

YouTube launches its TikTok rival, YouTube Shorts, initially 2020-09-14 10:44:56As TikTok’s fate in the U.S. remains murky, YouTube today announced the launch of a new short-form video experience it’s calling YouTube S

YouTube hit with UK class action style suit 2020-09-14 08:01:14Another class action style lawsuit has been lodged against a tech giant in the U.K. alleging violations of privacy and seeking major damages. The late

Facebook introduces a co-viewing experience in Messenger, ‘Watch 2020-09-14 08:00:30Facebook today is rolling out a new feature that will allow friends and family to watch videos together over Messenger. The feature, called “Wat

TikTok hits 100M users in Europe as the 2020-09-14 06:53:43TikTok may or may not be making a deal for its U.S. operations, which the U.S. government says it will shut down over national security concerns come

As COVID-19 era drags on, VCs look beyond 2020-09-11 19:10:47While the coronavirus has accelerated the dealmaking pace for many early-stage startups, activity has not come without adaptation. Remote investment s

China may kill TikTok’s US operations rather than 2020-09-11 15:59:26The controversial push to force Chinese tech unicorn ByteDance to divest part or all of its smash-hit TikTok social media service to a U.S.-based comp

Facebook seeks fresh legal delay to block order 2020-09-11 13:10:01Facebook is firing up its lawyers to try to block EU regulators from forcing it to suspend transatlantic data transfers in the wake of a landmark ruli

Facebook launches poll worker recruitment push in the 2020-09-11 12:55:25With the election looming and a pandemic still raging through the U.S., a shortage of poll workers is just one of many threats to voting this November

TikTok fixes Android bugs that could have led 2020-09-11 12:35:51TikTok has fixed four security bugs in its Android app that could have led to the hijacking of user accounts. The vulnerabilities, discovered by app s

Daily Crunch: Facebook launches a college-only network 2020-09-10 18:32:01Facebook returns to its college roots, Alexa gets a printing feature and we take a deep dive into Unity’s business. This is your Daily Crunch fo

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You can now set Gmail as the default New! 2020-09-21 17:33:02Joy to the world, the need to take an annoying extra step while sending emails on your iPhone is no more. Google has updated its latest version of Gma

Citymapper might be better than Google Maps. It New! 2020-09-21 17:15:50Citymapper has long been one of the best mobile navigation apps. Some, including myself, would say it's even better than Google Maps. Now it's avail

In the wake of allegations of forced sterilizations New! 2020-09-21 16:30:51In an explosive complaint filed on September 14, an ICE whistleblower alleged that unwanted hysterectomies, a surgical operation that removes the uter

Tim ate the hottest chip in the world New! 2020-09-21 15:42:59There's a new "Hottest Chip in the World." Mashable's Tim Marcin tried out the #OneChipChallenge. Turns out, they're pretty painfully hot. Read m

This cuddly, breathing robot can improve your sleep New! 2020-09-21 15:23:13Somnox is a robot designed to reduce stress and improve sleep. It does so via features such as customized sounds and breathing regulators.  Read

Feds: Amazon staffers took bribes to prop up New! 2020-09-21 15:04:09Sketchy merchants have been bribing Amazon employees and contractors to reinstate unsafe and counterfeit products on the e-commerce site and manipulat

Now is your chance to own your very New! 2020-09-21 14:56:47The T. rex will make its auction debut on October 6th at Christie’s in New York, with an estimated price of $6-8 million.  Read more...More

Arctic ice drops below a grim benchmark New! 2020-09-21 14:47:33 Read more... More about Arctic, Global Warming, Climate Change, Science, and Climate Environment

10 accessories on sale for your beloved Nintendo New! 2020-09-21 14:03:33If you endured the restocks and sell-outs to get your hands on a Nintendo Switch, congratulations. And if you're looking for Switch accessories, your

Skip the app: $600 Bird e-scooters are now New! 2020-09-21 13:31:50Instead of searching on Bird's app for a shared electric scooter to rent, the Southern California-based company is now putting its scooters up for sa

Take an extra 20% off these 10 massage New! 2020-09-21 13:15:45Relaxing is a lot easier said than done, but a massage device can bring the spa vibes to you. The following tools, including massage guns, massaging f

Inside the program teaching influencers to talk about New! 2020-09-21 13:15:19Imagine a virtual room of social media influencers tasked with discussing mental health and well-being.  Depending on how you feel about the infl

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Microsoft acquires Bethesda — here’s what that means New! 2020-09-21 14:19:04It’s the coup of the century. Microsoft just purchased ZeniMax and Bethesda for $7.5 billion, meaning it just added some of the biggest games an

Journalists, climate crisis isn’t a topic up for New! 2020-09-21 14:00:07For years, scientists have been stressing the need to act quickly and effectively on climate change. And as part of my work as a media psychology acad

AI devs created a lean, mean, GPT-3-beating machine New! 2020-09-21 13:52:39AI researchers from the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) of Munich have developed a bite-sized text generator capable of besting OpenAI‘s stat

Photoshop’s new tool makes it ridiculously easy to New! 2020-09-21 13:39:51Photoshop has seriously cranked up its image-editing prowess since it began incorporating AI based tools. After making it incredibly easy to select ob

Bolt adds zero emission, no cost travel option: New! 2020-09-21 10:40:16If you didn’t know, it’s Zero Emissions Day today. ZeDay is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the impact we have on the world in

This wireless charger is invisible. You never see New! 2020-09-21 10:30:25TLDR: The Hudly Invisible Wireless Charger keeps all your Qi-enabled devices fully juiced while never taking up a square inch of your desktop. Charger

This project management training will help streamline your New! 2020-09-21 10:00:34TLDR: The Complete Project Management eBook and Video Course Bundle gets you familiar with key tools in executing a company’s critical project m

German space agency’s modular self-driving truck is just New! 2020-09-21 09:11:46Swiss Army Knives are brilliant. Why have one knife when you can have six in one handy, pocket-sized package? They are the epitome of multi-purpose, f

Why Twitter’s image cropping algorithm appears to have New! 2020-09-21 07:17:02Twitter‘s algorithm for automatically cropping images attached to tweets often doesn’t focus on the important content in them. A bother, f

Scientists believe they’ve found the origins of ‘space New! 2020-09-21 06:51:12So you like TNW? Then join our upcoming online event, TNW2020, you don’t want to miss it. Neutron star collisions were thought to make much of t

How humane is the UK’s plan to introduce 2020-09-20 13:00:17So you’re interested in AI? Then join our online event, TNW2020, where you’ll hear how artificial intelligence is transforming industries

Study: Teachers’ expectations of their students’ digital skills 2020-09-20 10:00:04Schools that rely on remote learning during the pandemic are trying to ensure that all kids have the devices and internet bandwidth they need. While i

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Is There Racial Bias in Twitter’s Image Previews? New! 2020-09-21 18:01:18Over the weekend, Twitter users began to notice something potentially prejudiced about the way the social network's algorithm crops photos for thumbn

Pet Products Are Looking a Lot More Like New! 2020-09-21 18:00:00Key Insight: Consumers see their pets as part of the family and want to make their well-being a priority. Sweet potato fry chews for dogs, freeze-drie

Apple’s Privacy Push Hurts Media Owners Relying on New! 2020-09-21 18:00:00Key Insight: Some hope Apple will become more collegiate in its approach to the in-app advertising ecosystem. Apple is Silicon Valley's self-appointe

Once a Symbol of Luxury, Lincoln Is Getting New! 2020-09-21 18:00:00In 1939, Edsel Ford, son of automotive pioneer Henry Ford, vacationed at his estate in Hobe Sound, Fla. Ford took the trip every year, but this time h

Former Labor and Delivery Nurse Emily Meyer Went New! 2020-09-21 18:00:00Growing up in Napa, Calif., Emily Meyer's two brothers had a history of fainting whenever they visited the doctor. But not Emily. Given her ability t

Walmart Wants Zero Emissions by 2040—Without Carbon Offsets New! 2020-09-21 17:40:46Walmart has set ambitious new goals for itself to combat climate change, targeting zero emissions in its global operations by 2040, as well as committ

How BBDO Is Using TikTok to Spread Information New! 2020-09-21 16:45:09A TikTok account created by two BBDO Atlanta creatives for Street Grace, a nonprofit dedicated to ending child trafficking and exploitation, is trying

Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Release Covid-19 Safety Guidelines New! 2020-09-21 16:45:00The procedures necessary for Norwegian and Royal Caribbean to get back in the water amid a global health crisis are fairly straightforward: test, test

US Navy Taps YouTube Creators for Sailor VS New! 2020-09-21 14:55:00The U.S. Navy is enlisting YouTube Creators to aid its recruitment efforts with influencer marketing campaign Sailor VS. The campaign's goal is to sh

As Apparel Retailers Struggle, Walmart Grabs for More New! 2020-09-21 14:40:56At a time when apparel brands such as Lucky, J. Crew and John Varvados are sliding into bankruptcy and analysts are forecasting the final chapter of t

Dealing With Grief in the Time of Coronavirus New! 2020-09-21 09:00:00There's no shortage of grief in the world right now. Yet somehow a new breed of heartbreak has managed to find my address and pound down my door. My

Nostalgic Tchotchkes to Luxury Juggernaut; 40 Years of New!