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New findings reveal humans have been in Australia earlier than we thought

New findings reveal humans have been in Australia earlier than we thought

Tech July 20, 2017 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

Elspeth Hayes with Mark Djandjomerr and traditional owner May Nango extracting comparative samples at a cave adjacent Madjedbebe.

The Indigenous people of Australia have lived there for a very, very long time, but just how long has been a source …

Experts on war, diplomacy and economics weigh in on how ‘Game of Thrones’ will end

Experts on war, diplomacy and economics weigh in on how ‘Game of Thrones’ will end

Tech July 10, 2017 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

Just call her Joan of Arc

Fellow watchers on the Wall, Season 7 is upon us.

Last year’s finale put all the major chess pieces on the board. Now, for the first time ever, we all enter the next chapter …

A tech company just gave walking meme Ken Bone a job as ‘chief people officer’

A tech company just gave walking meme Ken Bone a job as ‘chief people officer’

Tech July 9, 2017 at 5:04 pm 0 comments

If you were wondering, real-life meme Ken Bone got a new job and it has to do with politics… well kind of.

With a perfectly corny, safely politically neutral ad about politics, undecided voter Ken Bone is still squeezing out …

So it turns out the NotPetya ransomware is actually trashing users’ systems

So it turns out the NotPetya ransomware is actually trashing users’ systems

Tech June 29, 2017 at 4:52 am 0 comments

This is not good.

Is ransomware still ransomware if its goal is purely to destroy?

This is less if-a-tree-falls hypothetical and more sobering reality for the untold number of people across the globe whose computer systems have been infected with …

Flip gets $2.2 million to grow its marketplace for long-term sublets

Flip gets $2.2 million to grow its marketplace for long-term sublets

Tech June 27, 2017 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

For anyone who’s ever wanted to break a lease, but felt trapped by their contract, Flip has the service for you.

The company, which allows users to sign over their lease agreements to new tenants legally, has just raised $2.2 …

These wings can help you flirt, as long as you’re cool with looking like a sea creature.

These wings can help you flirt, as long as you’re cool with looking like a sea creature.

Tech June 21, 2017 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Behold: the tentacles of love.

We’ve got dozens of dating apps to help us meet people online. Do we really need a device to help us meet people IRL?

Four design students at London’s Royal College of Art believe the …

Truecaller is coming to feature phones

Truecaller is coming to feature phones

Tech June 20, 2017 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

Image: Truecaller

For Truecaller, an app that offers real-time caller ID and spam protection, the past two years have been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride.

On one hand, the eight-year-old service continues to grow strongly in developing markets, and …

‘Pokémon Go’ is getting raids

‘Pokémon Go’ is getting raids

Tech June 19, 2017 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

For its first birthday — can you believe it’s almost been a year? — Pokémon Go is getting a massive update. With it comes a revamped Gym system and…raids!

Under the shade of some trees just outside the Los Angeles …

Meet the 14 startups in Techstars NYC’s winter class

Meet the 14 startups in Techstars NYC’s winter class

Tech June 17, 2017 at 11:12 am 0 comments

The entrepreneurs in the TechStars NYC program are going to spend today meeting with investors, reporters and other folks from the tech industry — but luckily, I had a chance to do rapid-fire interviews with most of them on Tuesday.…

Adobe Research demos new app that may one day allow you to take better selfies

Adobe Research demos new app that may one day allow you to take better selfies

Tech June 17, 2017 at 8:13 am 0 comments

Adobe has a tendency to show early demos of the technologies it’s working on but isn’t quite ready to launch publicly yet. The latest of these is a selfie app from Adobe Research the company outed on its YouTube channel …