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Facebook will allow users to opt out of letting Facebook collect their browsing history

It’s arguably the company’s biggest update since the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke.<p>Facebook users will soon be able to opt out of one of Facebook’s key data gathering practices: Its collection and use of people’s web browsing history, which the company uses to sell targeted ads.<p>Facebook …

Starbucks will close 8,000 US stores May 29 for racial-bias training

Starbucks says it will close its 8,000 company-owned stores in the United States for one afternoon to educate employees about racial bias.<p>The announcement follows an uproar over the arrest of two black men who were waiting for a friend at a Philadelphia Starbucks last week. The store manager called …

Justice

How the Quietly Radical ‘Black Panther’ Took Over Hollywood

Marvel’s most prominent black superhero hasn’t always been one of its superstars. But the Afrofuturist, anti-imperialist worldview the series espouses makes it perfect for the moment.<p>If you’ve been to a movie theater at any point in the past 20 years, there is a steep statistical probability that …

Comic Books

Former employees say Lyft staffers spied on passengers

Similar to Uber’s “God View” scandal, Lyft staffers have been abusing customer insight software to view the personal contact info and ride history of the startup’s passengers. One source that formerly worked with Lyft tells TechCrunch that widespread access to the company’s backend let staffers …

Online Privacy

Millions of Children Could Lose Health Coverage Starting Next Month

With federal funding not yet renewed, most states will soon run out of money for the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Why 41 percent of white millennials voted for Trump

In the year since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, many have continued to debate what motivated those who voted for him. We wanted to understand Trump voters among millennials, the generation that will make up the largest share of the voting-eligible population in the …

Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

<b>Updated at 11:02 p.m. ET</b><p>When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

We Asked 615 Men About How They Conduct Themselves at Work

Though many women have recently come forward with accounts of unwelcome sexual conduct in the workplace, it has been unclear how widespread the problem is, and how severe. A new poll offers some answers.

Polling

Bitcoin Storms Wall Street

Bitcoin traders have no time to pop the champagne anymore.<p>The crypto-rocket shot past $11,000 last week just hours after eclipsing $10,000, which …

Wall Street

4 Social Media Trends You Need to Know About for Next Year

2018 is just around the corner. Are you ready for it?<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of the year is quickly approaching -- the holiday season is right around the corner and 2018 is just a few months away. Social media gives your brand an incredible …

Social Media

The Psychology of Gamification: Can Apps Keep You Motivated?

Gamification is a buzzword that gets tossed around all the time, but the basic idea is simple: if you turn your life into a game, with digital …

Slot Machines

PlayStation VR: Sony showed lots and lots of games today

Nobody would have expected it a few years ago, but Sony is the company to first present a slate of VR games to consumers -- today's PlayStation …

Postmortem : Cave Dash iOS

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This $400 Rain Jacket is Designed for Photographers

COOPH, the Cooperative of Photography, has launched a new rain jacket that’s 100% waterproof and 100% designed with photographers in mind.<p>There are a …

Photography

Serious Game Global Market Outlook - Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Assessment (2014-2022)

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Serious Game market is valued at $2.46 billion in 2014 with CAGR of 14.71% it is expected to reach …

Asia Pacific

Tiny Arcades Retro Mini Playable Game Cabinets (video)

Ken Burns has created a new range of retro mini playable game cabinets which he has aptly named the Tiny Arcade. That offer a variety of different …

Retrogaming

6 Reasons Why We Should Apply Game Design Approaches to Designing Workplaces

Imagine a world of work where your colleagues worked tirelessly to complete the hard work that keeps everything moving. They voluntarily stay late …

Educating programmers: 3 things universities need to learn from game-dev schools

Working with interns and recent graduates over the years, I’ve noticed that while traditional computer science programs produce students who understand algorithms and data structures, they are less successful at generating graduates who are ready to develop production code. Enterprises don’t expect …

Capcom Is Opening an "Experiential Restaurant"

Resident Evil and Street Fighter publisher Capcom has announced plans to open its own restaurant/store hybrid. Called the "Capcom Cafe," the establishment is officially labeled an "experiential restaurant" and is slated to open for business in Japan at the Aeon LakeTown shopping mall in Koshigaya …

Capcom

Diamond-Studded Halo Master Chief Helmet Sells for $34,000

The auction for a diamond-studded Master Chief helmet has ended, with the one-of-a-kind Halo item selling for $34,300. As revealed previously, it features 25,000 Swarovski diamonds and weighs 5kg.<p>This wasn't a for-profit initiative on Microsoft's part, however. Sold by Xbox Asia, all proceeds from …

Fallout Inspires These Disney Princess Artist Makeovers

Here's something to pass the time while you wait for Fallout 4 to arrive. Artist Petarsaur has published some unique images on Deviantart (via <i>Game Informer</i>) of Disney Princesses drawn to look like they live in the world of Fallout. Take a look at a decidedly different Snow White below, while the …

PlayStation Store Anniversary Sale Offers Big Discounts on PS4, PS3, PS Vita Games

Sony is hosting a PlayStation Store sale to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of PlayStation.<p>The platform holder is offering discounts on a wide range of PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, and PS Classics. Further discounts are available to PlayStation Plus subscribers.<p>The …

NBA Live 16's Face-Scanning App Delayed

NBA Live 16's new companion app, which includes functionality that lets you scan your face into the game, has been delayed. It was supposed to launch September 8, but it's now facing a "short" delay as a result of unspecified problems during the submission process, EA Sports explains on Twitter.<p>A …

Bungie Betrayed Destiny and Halo Composer, Says Legal Adviser

A legal adviser to Marty O'Donnell has come out in support of his friend, penning a blog post in which he claims the 18-month legal battle between the veteran composer and his former employer, Bungie, took a significant personal toll and tore friendships apart. It was essentially betrayal, …

Xbox One Is "Literally a Windows Device"

Microsoft considers the Xbox One to be "literally a Windows device," sitting alongside Windows PCs and phones. That's according to Microsoft EVP and chief marketing officer Chris Capossela, who said during a recent presentation that he doesn't consider the Xbox One to be a "separate animal" in the …

Portraits of Refugees and the Few Things They Fled Home With

Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing their war torn countries in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia, bringing very few possessions …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Bill Clinton

Japan peace or war?

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …