With new updates, Yahoo bets big on Mail’s mobile future

imageFew things are a uniquely annoying as having to use your email service's mobile interfaces — they're basic, they're kind of ugly, and they rarely provide the niceties you'd normally be used to. Yahoo wants to change that. The brand (which, like…

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Facebook wants to help small businesses protect your privacy

imageData privacy is a continually growing concern in the wake of news of election tampering and Cambridge Analytica scandals. As the EU's General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) take full effect, it's not only big corporations that need to be wary of…

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Hulu orders revenge drama pilot from ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ producer

imageIt seems Hulu is interested in telling more stories about women with agency. The streaming service has ordered a pilot for a revenge drama from Warren Littlefield, an executive producer of The Handmaid's Tale. Reprisal is about a woman who seeks veng…

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Man goes to prison for attempting to hijack web domain at gunpoint

imageInternet domains are becoming increasingly desirable, especially as the web becomes crowded and it becomes harder to find memorable addresses. However, one man unfortunately took this to a violent extreme. Iowa resident Sherman Hopkins Jr. has been s…

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Ben Heck’s mini arcade teardown

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If big companies can glue portable electronics together, why can't we? Ben decides to go all the way with the sticky stuff by tearing down and then rebuilding a mini arcade. Originally designed as a keychain, the arcade isn't quite small enough…

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Watch a Tesla Model X zoom inside a Boring Company tunnel

imageSomeday, The Boring Company's tunnels could become a busy network of passenger-carrying shuttles, private vehicles and bicycles trying to dodge traffic. But right now, its existing tunnel under LA is pretty ahem boring — save for a short moment last…

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Amazon and Microsoft back campaign against California privacy act

imageAmazon, Microsoft and even Uber have joined Google and other tech titans in actively opposing the California Consumer Privacy Act. As The Verge saw in the state's disclosure records, the three giants contributed a significant amount of money to a cam…

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Trump’s 2020 campaign might include ex-Cambridge Analytica staff

imageA handful of former Cambridge Analytica employees might be working on Donald Trump's re-election campaign. The Associated Press reports that two of its reporters overheard Matt Oczkowski, Cambridge Analytica's former head of product, say that he and…

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Let’s hope Trump didn’t give Kim Jong Un the wrong ‘direct number’

imagePresident Trump's historic meeting with Kim Jong-Un may not have resulted in the complete de-nuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, but it did lead to a fascinating exchange in which the President claims to have given Kim a "very direct number" if t…

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Elizabeth Holmes steps down as Theranos CEO as DOJ levels charges

imageCNBC is reporting that Elizabeth Holmes has stepped down from her position as CEO of Theranos and the Department of Justice has indicted her on alleged wire fraud. Both the company and Holmes have been embroiled in scandal following reports that the…

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