The Huffington Post

Tech Crunch

  • newShift Technology raises another $28 million to prevent fraudulent insurance claims

    Shift Technology raises another $28 million to prevent fraudulent insurance claims

     Shift Technology is raising a Series B round of $28 million from Accel and General Catalyst. Accel had already led the company’s previous round. Existing investors Elaia Partners and Iris Capital are also participating in today’s round. And it…
    - 17 mins ago 23 Oct 17, 10:01pm -
  • newAmazon Wine is shutting down

    Amazon Wine is shutting down

     Amazon Wine is shutting down at the end of this year, the retailer has just alerted sellers via email. The issue at hand has to do with the existing laws surrounding alcohol sales, which Amazon has unsuccessfully tried to change by working with reg…
    - 41 mins ago 23 Oct 17, 9:37pm -

Gizmodo

  • Google's Coolest Tech Is Getting Harder and Harder to See

    Google's Coolest Tech Is Getting Harder and Harder to See

    Google always uses its annual I/O developer conference as a place to trot out some of its biggest and most exciting product updates. You’d be forgiven for feeling like this year was kind of a dud. There were no new gadgets, no new moonshot project…
    - 19 May 17, 3:25pm -
  • The First AI-Generated Paint Names Include 'Homestar Brown' and 'Stanky Bean'

    The First AI-Generated Paint Names Include 'Homestar Brown' and 'Stanky Bean'

    Humans aren’t nearly as creative as we think. Craft brewers, for example, have run out of fun names and are sending each other cease and desist letters for coming up with the same ideas. So, what if we let computers come up with new names for us?Re…
    - 19 May 17, 3:20pm -

Mashable

  • newThe FBI still has a problem with your phone’s encryption
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation really, really wants to be able to access the contents of your smartphone. So much so, in fact, that the agency's director just threw a small fit over what he described as a significant problem obscuring the view o…
    - 38 mins ago 23 Oct 17, 9:40pm -

Gawker

  • How Things Work

    How Things Work

    Gawker.com is shutting down today, Monday 22nd August, 2016, some 13 years after it began and two days before the end of my forties. It is the end of an era.Read more...
    - 22 Aug 16, 9:33pm -

Lifehacker

  • We Can’t Pretend Juice Is Healthy for Babies Anymore

    We Can’t Pretend Juice Is Healthy for Babies Anymore

    Juice is liquid candy. Sure, it has a few more vitamins than your average can of Coke, but it also has more sugar. Your days of pretending it’s healthy are over: the American Academy of Pediatricians has finally found the guts to tell us to stop g…
    - 22 May 17, 7:00pm -

Engadget

  • newRelentlessly witty 'Night in the Woods' comes to your phone in 2018

    Relentlessly witty 'Night in the Woods' comes to your phone in 2018

    If you haven't played Night in the Woods, you're frankly missing out. The made-partly-in-Michigan indie adventure melds witty (and often silly) dialogue with iconic visuals, varied gameplay and discussions of weighty subjects. It's a good thing tha…
    - 23 mins ago 23 Oct 17, 9:55pm -

TMZ

Boing Boing

TreeHugger

ReadWriteWeb

  • This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Dist…
    - 15 Dec 16, 3:00am -

Jezebel

Think Progress

  • newMelania Trump’s new anti-bullying effort is a joke

    Melania Trump’s new anti-bullying effort is a joke

    On Monday, First Lady Melania Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos traveled to the Detroit suburbs for an event at a middle school meant to commemorate the “Week of Inclusion” that’s part of National Bullying Prevention Month. As the De…
    - 1 hour ago 23 Oct 17, 9:00pm -

The Daily Dish

  • It Is Accomplished
    As Gandhi never quite said, First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they attack you. Then you win. I remember one of the first TV debates I had on the then-strange question of civil marriage for gay couples. It was Crossfire, as I recall,…
    - 26 Jun 15, 5:21pm -

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