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You can now pre-order HTC U Ultra and Play in the UK

If you’re in the UK, you can now pre-order the HTC U Ultra or the HTC U Play, which will start shipping on March 1st.<p>Just a month ago, HTC announced the brand new HTC U Ultra and its less powerful but more affordable sibling, HTC U Play. For those of you who were expecting an innovative device with …

Sara Connor tells Bali court it was not her idea to burn clothes

Australian charged over alleged killing of Indonesian police officer says she destroyed his cards to ‘protect his identity’ not to dispose of evidence<p>When the Australian Sara Connor and her British boyfriend discovered they had been involved in the death of a Bali police officer, she says it was …

Facebook is still figuring out how to tackle fake news

Facebook realizes that “fake news” is a problem, but is still a long way from figuring out how to solve it. At CODE Media today, Facebook VP of partnerships Dan Rose said combatting fake news is “something that’s really important to us,” but acknowledged that the company is “just getting started” …

These Majestic Photos Capture a Disappearing Way of Life

In 2001, California-based photographer Oliver Klink embarked on a project to document the disappearing traditions and customs across Asia as …

Low-Cost Photography, or: The Slow Death of the Industry

My name is Benoit Florençon, and I’m a photographer based in Paris. I was recently approached by Kodakit, an entity of Kodak, which promises …

Nokia's Famously Indestructible Phone Rumored To Be Returning To Shelves

On Sept. 1, 2000, the top movie in the country was <i>Bring It On.</i> The No. 1 song was Janet Jackson's "Doesn't Really Matter," from <i>Nutty Professor II.</i> And the newest cell phone on the market was the Nokia 3310 — a sturdy little brick of a phone.<p>A lot has changed since then. Lin-Manuel Miranda turned</i> …

There’s $5 million in prize money to build Facebook’s vision for artificial general intelligence

A few weeks ago, a splinter group within Facebook’s AI research lab wrote a short treatise on how—theoretically—researchers could start to develop artificial general intelligence. AGI, which only exists in the minds of science fiction writers for now, is the notion of a machine that could learn, …

Artificial Intelligence

Colorful Architecture Photo Series of Berlin and Dresden

Last Summer, the Lithuanian photographer Simon Alexander traveled to Germany during a week, more precisely in Berlin and Dresden. A great occasion …

Haunting Visions of the Sprawling American West

French photographer Emmanuel Monzon thinks living in the United States is like living inside a painting. In his meticulously crafted American scenes, …

Please don’t launch a fintech startup.

It was 11:30PM, and my computer just ‘pinged’. I’d received a Facebook message from an old friend from university who wanted advice on a company he was going to launch.<p>The product, he explained, would allow people to walk into a store, scan the items they want to buy and just walk out. It would …

Mother needing surgery died after being turned away from three hospitals over bed shortages

A woman died from a brain haemorrhage after at least three hospitals refused to admit her for surgery because they had no intensive care beds.<p>A coroner ruled that 57-year-old Mary Muldowney would probably have survived if she had been given immediate life-saving surgery to stem the bleeding.<p>Ms …

Google releases TensorFlow 1.0 with new machine learning tools

At Google’s inaugural TensorFlow Dev Summit in Mountain View, California, today, Google announced the release of version 1.0 of its TensorFlow open source framework for deep learning, a trendy type of artificial intelligence. Google says the release is now production-ready by way of its application …

10 Homes That Are Modern-Living Goals—Inside and Out

Discover these current luxury properties from Sotheby's International Realty®.<p>It doesn't get much more mod than these properties.

Luxury Lifestyle

Anti-police riots spill over from Paris suburbs into city centre

The riots rocking the suburbs of Paris since early February spilled over onto the streets of the French capital on Wednesday evening.<p>In the northern neighborhood of Barbes – a short walk from the Eurostar hub of Gare du Nord – hundreds gathered to protest against police brutality and demand justice …

The Winning Photos of Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017

The international Underwater Photographer of the Year photo contest has announced its winners for the 2017 edition. The winning photo (shown above) …

Yahoo issues new warning of potentially malicious activity on accounts

Hackers potentially accessed accounts between 2015 and 2016, and the warning comes two months after saying data from 1bn users was compromised in 2013<p>Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016, the latest in a string of cybersecurity problems …

D-Link sells first Apple HomeKit security camera

You can finally get your hands on an Apple HomeKit-compatible security camera.<p>D-Link on Wednesday rolled out its new Omna 180 Cam HD (DSH-C10) camera that lets users monitor their homes when they're away. First announced in January at CES, the device is the first HomeKit-enabled device from …

Scenes from NY Fashion Week: Pictures

Trump Warns EPA to Expect Executive Orders Soon

Staff at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have been told that President Donald Trump is preparing a handful of executive orders to reshape …

McDonald's has re-engineered drinking straws

Of all the tech innovations coming out of McDonald's, we never would have expected the humble drinking straw needed a redesign. But that's exactly what a team of robotic and aerospace engineers did as part of a marketing push for the burger chain's new Chocolate Shamrock Shake.<p>For those who aren't …

Learn the Basics of Using Lightroom to Adjust Shadows, Highlights, Exposure & More (VIDEO)

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful tool and for those of you new to the software here’s a tutorial illustrating how to use the adjustment brush to …

Put a Heart on It and Hang With These Cool Airbnb Experience Hosts

We know you don’t need more convincing to enter Flipboard and Airbnb’s contest to win an all-expenses paid trip with a one-of-a-kind experience at its center, but just in case you want to see the kinds of rad people you’ll meet, we got to know a few Experience Hosts ourselves. Each one has a …

Hospitality

Nigel: Abusive Remainers Forced Me Out The Pub After Brexit

15 February 2017, 21:30<p>After figures showed a rise of hate crime since the Brexit result, Nigel Farage revealed he too has been the victim of abuse …

OPINION | Avs’ Gabriel Landeskog, Possible Trade Target?

by Matt Smith, Staff Writer/Social Media Specialist, All Habs Hockey Magazine Even though they defeated the Habs 4-0 on my birthday, the Colorado …

NHL

Seattle judge demands an explanation after undocumented 'dreamer' arrested

Arrest of a 23-year-old Daca recipient, apparently the first case of its kind under Trump, has raised fears of a massive crackdown on undocumented immigrants<p>The arrest of an undocumented immigrant who was granted a work permit under Obama has sparked fears among other recipients of the Deferred …

Announcing the All-New Flipboard, the Place for All Your Passions

Most people are interested in lots of things, but true passions run deep. The all-new Flipboard is built around those obsessions that define your work, life and play.<p>Flipboard 4.0 is a response to our ever-growing ecosystem of publishers, Flipboard Magazines, topics and more. With over 30 million …