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YouTube Videos Can Now Earn Money During Content Disputes

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 14:35
Previously, you wouldn't get anything from a video's advertising if someone else claimed that it violated their copyright.

Would You Swap Your Camera for These Bendable Sheets?

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 14:35
A sheet camera can take pictures like you've never seen before.

ESPN Adds Drone Racing to its Lineup

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 14:35
The new sport is set to become the next great racing competition, alongside mainstays NASCAR and Formula 1.

The Next Big Thing for Connected Cars: Apps Drivers Actually Use

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:33
Recent patent applications reveal the auto industry could have cool new smartphone apps coming soon.

How Much Would You Pay for Lunch With Tim Cook?

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 14:28
This year's auction ends on Thursday, May 5, and the current bid sits at $125,000.

Report: White House Had Cyber Attack Planned Had Iran Deal Failed

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 14:28
Thanks to the nuclear deal, Iran won't be hit with digital worms engineered to take out its nuclear facilities.

Report: Spotify Account Data Leaked

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 14:28
But the streaming music service denies being hacked, and said user records "are secure."

Leak Provides Sneak Peek at HTC 10

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 14:28
HTC is expected to unveil its next-gen smartphone tomorrow.

Slack Teases Future, Unveils Product Roadmap

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 14:28
Whether you're a Slack developer or user, you can now get a glimpse of what Slack is looking to add to its platform.

Facebook to Go After Fraudulent Businesses (That Also Advertise)

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 14:28
If a business' ad for a product seems legit, but the product is ultimately unsatisfactory for a number of purchasers, Facebook usually doesn't do anything. That's going to change.

Beta Coming Soon for Twitch's New Friends List Feature

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:25
Signups for the beta kicked off on Friday, and you'll have to cross your fingers to see if you get access to the feature early.

Report: Google Building In-House Startup Incubator, 'Area 120'

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:25
Teams of Google employees with great business ideas will now be able to pitch Google for free time to work on them (funding, too).

Toosheh uses Satellite TV to Sneak Content Past Iranian Censorship

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:25
With this setup, Iranians can get videos, news, and occasionally censorship-bypassing apps much faster than they would via their normal, slow Internet connections.

Google to Kansas City: Goodbye Free Fiber

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:25
If you want Google Fiber in Kansas City, you'll have to start paying $50 each month (at minimum).

Japan to Test New Fingerprint Payment System

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:25
Te country hopes to have everyone using their fingers to pay for purchases by 2020.

Report: FCC Gets Lots of Complaints About Broadband Data Caps

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 14:23
People don't seem to like artificial limits to their Internet service (go figure).

Feds (Once Again) Gain Access to iPhone Without Apple's Help

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 14:23
This time, they were able to get the passcode from the convicted defendant who owned the iPhone in question.

Popular Firefox Add-Ons Vulnerable to Cross-Extension Exploit

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 14:23
Firefox is working to secure up its browser so one extension can't tell another to do malicious things.

MIT Researchers 3D Print Walking Robot

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 14:23
MIT researchers describe how to 3D print "dynamic robots in a single step, with no assembly required."

Facebook Now Has More Than One Million Visitors from Tor

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 14:20
Tor helps users browse the Web with a bit more anonymity and, in some cases, with a free pass past a provider or government's firewall.