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Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 03:12 PM PDT

Tinder Introduces Safety Feature to Protect LGBTQ Travelers

Tinder Introduces Safety Feature to Protect LGBTQ Travelers

Tinder unveiled a new personal security feature Wednesday aimed at protecting LGBTQ users when they visit countries where same-sex relationships are outlawed or criminalized, NBC News reported. Upon opening...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 01:42 PM PDT

Calif. Health Dept. Approves 'World's First' Fully Robotic Ice Cream Vendors

Calif. Health Dept. Approves 'World's First' Fully Robotic Ice Cream Vendors

An unattended, robotic vending machine that serves frozen yogurt – toppings and all – in 60 seconds or less been approved by the California Department of Public Health. Generation NEXT Franchise Brands – a...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 01:13 AM PDT

Famous Tech YouTuber Has Side Gig as Ultimate Frisbee Pro

Famous Tech YouTuber Has Side Gig as Ultimate Frisbee Pro

Professional Ultimate Frisbee players need to have second jobs to make ends meet. Marques Brownlee's day job just happens to be more lucrative than most.

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 06:11 AM PDT

Record $5B Facebook Fine Won't End Scrutiny of the Company

Record $5B Facebook Fine Won't End Scrutiny of the Company

Facebook survived its latest brush with U.S. privacy regulators, at the cost of a record $5 billion fine and other restrictions imposed by the Federal Trade Commission. But it's far from home free. While the...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 10:48 PM PDT

DOJ Targets Silicon Valley Tech Companies in Antitrust Probe

DOJ Targets Silicon Valley Tech Companies in Antitrust Probe

The Department of Justice on Tuesday announced it will launch an investigation to determine if some tech companies have become too powerful.

Monday, Jul 22, 2019 at 01:39 PM PDT

Microsoft Pays $25 million to Settle Corruption Charges

Microsoft Pays $25 million to Settle Corruption Charges

Microsoft is paying more than $25 million to settle federal corruption charges involving a bribery scheme in Hungary and other foreign offices. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Microsoft will...

Sunday, Jul 21, 2019 at 05:56 PM PDT

As Instagram Tests Its 'Like' Ban, Influencers Will Have to Shift Tactics to Make Money

As Instagram Tests Its 'Like' Ban, Influencers Will Have to Shift Tactics to Make Money

Instagram's test of hiding "likes" on posts just expanded to more markets around the globe. For influencers, or individuals who work with brands to promote services or products on social media, this will likely...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 07:33 AM PDT

'WeRescue' App Allows For Pet Adoption on Your Phone

'WeRescue' App Allows For Pet Adoption on Your Phone

Prospective pet owners can now choose the furry friend they want without having to leave their home. Five years after it first launched, the adoption app WeRescue has expanded its reach across the U.S. and in...

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 11:52 AM PDT

Instagram Expands Hiding 'Likes' to Make You Happier

Instagram Expands Hiding 'Likes' to Make You Happier

Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many "likes" people's posts receive as it tries to combat criticism that such counts hurt mental health and make people feel bad when comparing themselves to others. T...

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 06:00 AM PDT

Why Facebook Immortalized an Illegal Crosswalk With Nine Gray Stripes at Its Headquarters

Why Facebook Immortalized an Illegal Crosswalk With Nine Gray Stripes at Its Headquarters

In the middle of Facebook’s Menlo Park campus there’s an open courtyard with the word “Hack” written in enormous letters. This area is known as Hacker Square. Above “Hack” are nine large, thick, gray stripes....

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