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19 Hours Ago   The pearl-clutchers at the MTA have a big, sex toy-shaped problem on their hands. Dame, which makes precisely engineered sex toys for women, is suing New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) for rejecting its advertising campaign.

Yesterday   With the explosion in health and wellness apps peddling self-improvement, your smartphone could one day hold the keys to helping you manage your lungs, mind, or waistline.

2 Days Ago   Scammers are phishing in a new pond. As identified by Kapersky Labs in a report from Wired, bad actors are taking advantage of a Google Calendar setting that lets anyone place event invites in another user's calendar.

5 Days Ago   The world's snootiest designers have come up with a tribute to Canada's winningest basketball team using whirling emojis on white space that is absolutely fucking beautiful.

5 Days Ago   UPDATE: June 14, 2019, 10:23 a.m. AEST Instagram announced that the platform is "fully recovered" and that "[we] apologize for the disruption." Original story: There must be a glitch in the Matrix because Instagram appears to be down.

5 Days Ago   What kind of a LinkedIn user are you? The kind who only accepts "connect" requests from people you know? Or a blanket accepter who connects to everyone who asks?

6 Days Ago   As the second day of the Uber Elevate summit kicked off in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, the transportation company unveiled an important update about the future of your burgers and fries.

11 Days Ago   If music were made of light instead of invisible vibrations, it might look like the room full of pulsing hanging bulbs currently shining in SoHo. Sonos is celebrating the arrival of Google Assistant to its high-end smart speakers with a visually and sonically alluring pop-up called The Brilliant Sound Experience.

13 Days Ago   Tech trust-busters, listen up. Apple has released updated developer guidelines that provide suggestions for how best to incorporate its new "Sign in with Apple" button. As first spotted by Reuters, the guidelines contain some curious instruction, especially for those trying to assess whether Apple's behavior is anti-competitive.

15 Days Ago   During Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) Monday, Apple delivered for people trying to upgrade their Memoji lewk. In iOS 13, Memoji users will be able to trick out their avatars with new hair color, hats, makeup, piercings, and even...

15 Days Ago   Apple wants you to channel your inner crank and turn down that racket. At Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) on Monday, it introduced a host of new features that come standard on watchOS 6.

16 Days Ago   Don't panic, but two of The Youths™ biggest sources of entertainment are down. Snapchat and YouTube, as well as Gmail, G Suite, Discord, and other services, are down in some eastern regions of the U.S.

16 Days Ago   A new report from the New York Times details a bureaucratic mess, caused by the overhauling of an A.I. system, that it says is responsible for the two fatal Boeing 737 Max 8 crashes in Oct. 2018 and March 2019.

17 Days Ago   With mountains of product leaks and an underwhelming amount of innovation, the moments of sincere, unmanufactured awe that Apple events used to be known for are few and far between these days.

19 Days Ago   There will soon be a way to stream music like it's 2011 all over again. Every elder millennial's dream! Spotify appears to be testing a "Social Listening" feature that lets friends control the music together.

19 Days Ago   With no laws to stand in the way, a public school district is set to scan children’s faces. The Lockport City School District in New York state is about to become the first public school in the nation with a facial recognition security system, as reported by Buzzfeed.

21 Days Ago   Who do the ladies love the most? Trump and Biden are hoping it's them. Donald Trump's re-election campaign has been pouring money into Facebook ads, particularly those targeting older women, according to Facebook data recently highlighted by the New York Times.

25 Days Ago   If you were horrified by how easy it was for someone to create a fake viral video that made Nancy Pelosi look as if she was slurring her words on stage, you weren't alone.

27 Days Ago   The world's strongest men must be shaking in their very large boots, because robots are here to steal their jobs. The HyQReal robot is a "hydraulically powered quadruped" developed by a team in Italy at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT).

27 Days Ago   Sure, online dating is a hellscape. But in this new online dating game, that's a good thing. Developer Ben Berman and designer Miguel Perez created a game that seeks to expose the inherent bias that fuels dating app matching algorithms.

27 Days Ago   The U.N. is not here for Siri's sexist jokes. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has published an in-depth report about how women, girls, and the world as a whole, lose when technical education and the tech sector exclude women.

28 Days Ago   Spoilers for the finale of Game of Thrones follow. Westeros apparently has quite the financially forward-thinking Master of Coin on its new small council! On Game of Thrones, actor Jerome Flynn played mercenary-turned-nobleman Ser Bronn of the Blackwater, whose only true north was gettin' that money.

29 Days Ago   Don't freak out. On Monday afternoon, Gmail mistakenly sent multiple users a security alert, notifying them that an unknown device had signed into their account. The number of affected users is currently unknown.

30 Days Ago   As TikTok continues to dominate app download charts, its parent company, ByteDance, is looking to extend its reach even further. SEE ALSO: TikTok puts Facebook on notice with 1 billion downloads ByteDance launched a new messaging-focused app on Monday, as reported by TechCrunch.

33 Days Ago   The New York Times has published a stunningly boot-licking article about Facebook's Chief Technology Officer that aims to humanize the executive's plight through his own tears.

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