What’s left of the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday the number of terrorist attacks worldwide and deaths from such attacks dropped in 2016 for the second straight year. The global downward trend is attributed to decreases in Afghanistan, Syria, …Read more ›
That’s Donald Trump Jr. to you.
When it comes to inspiring controversies this week, Donald Trump Jr. is the gift that keeps on giving. First there were the emails stating that junior would "love" to meet with a Russian government …Read more ›
Spotify is expanding its podcast selection today, with the announcement that it’s adding three new original podcast series on its service, with plans for more originals to arrive later this year. The series, which are produced in partnership with other …Read more ›
Come for the scented candles and scrapbooks, stay for the smuggled artifacts.
Hobby Lobby, the store that sells picture frames and wicker baskets to your grandmother, was just punished for buying ancient artifacts smuggled out of modern-day Iraq.
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Jakkur lake in Bangalore, India.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently set a world record by launching 104 satellites at one go, but their next venture will be discovering new lakes in India’s Silicon Valley, according to reports.
SEE …Read more ›
A solution to fake news?
UK news publishers think they’ve found a solution for the rise of "fake news": investigate the "duopoly" of Google and Facebook.
The News Media Association (NMA), which represents the UK newspaper industry, called on British …Read more ›
Google’s parent company is trying to make complex tech jargon easier to understand.
Alphabet’s Jigsaw group launched a new project called Sideways Dictionary, which uses wacky analogies to explain tech and cybersecurity jargon.
Meant to be a "platform …Read more ›
All eyes are on Facebook for fighting hate speech
As Facebook works to become more transparent about its strategy to combat hate speech, one of its public policy leaders published a lengthy explainer on the process Tuesday. For all of …Read more ›
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Snap Maps don’t just tell your friends where you are; they also disclose a few of your activities. And it’s freaking people out big time.
Anyone who’s found themselves lurking on Snap Maps since it launched …Read more ›