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Snapchat hits a disappointing 166M daily users, growing only slightly faster

Snap’s growth rate increased just a little in Q1 2017 — a bad start to its first quarterly earnings report since going public. Snap hit 166 million daily active users at a growth rate of 5 percent, compared to the 158 million DAUs it had in Q4 when it hit a 3.2 percent growth rate. Snap’s …

Officer Who Forcibly Removed Passenger From United Airlines Flight Placed on Leave

One of the officers involved in forcibly removing and dragging a passenger from an overbooked United Airlines flight was placed on leave Monday.<p>“The …

Oops, that vibrator with a camera is super easy to hack

Do you want the entire world to get a very up close and personal view of your cervix? Then you might want to throw that IoT sex toy away.<p>Security …

The case for a touchscreen Mac

Last weekend, I spent some time with a couple of friends who both have Windows laptops and I found myself experiencing a hitherto unfamiliar feeling …

MacBook Pro

Google is putting legacy Drive apps out to pasture

Google will completely shut down the older versions of Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides for both Android and iOS on April 3rd. People don't even have that long until they can no longer use them, though: starting on March 1st, users will get prompts forcing them to upgrade if they want to continue …

Apps

Tag Heuer confirms luxury Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch, GPS and Android Pay support in tow

A lot has been written about the lack of next-gen smartwatches from companies like LG, Huawei or Motorola, but what you may have not realized was …

This New Lux Fitness Tracking Ring Comes in Rose Gold

If you’ve ever wanted to work out without having to ditch your luxury swagger in the locker room, Motiv Ring is ready to give you your one shot at …

Kick off an Android development career with these 5 user-friendly courses

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>App …

5 Mistakes You're Probably Making in Your Journey to Be Healthier

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Dave Smith, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective.</i><p>Losing weight seems like something that should be simple. Eat less, exercise more and the weight will go away.<p>I mentioned it already: Eat less + Exercise = Weight-Loss. …

Fitness

Rapper Makonnen Comes Out: ‘I’m Gay… I’ve Come Out.’

Makonnen, the artist behind the dreamy hit, ‘Tuesday,’ has become the biggest star yet in the rap world to come out.<p>Mainstream rap has its first …

Miguel Ferrer, star of NCIS: Los Angeles and Iron Man 3, dies aged 61

Actor Miguel Ferrer, who starred in the US crime dramas NCIS: Los Angeles and Crossing Jordan, has died.<p>He died Thursday of cancer at his Los Angeles home. He was 61.<p>He had played assistant director Owen Granger on NCIS: Los Angeles since 2012. Before that, he played the chief medical examiner and …

Iron Man

These are the dash cams your car has been waiting for

Having a dash cam can mean the difference between a small fender bender that wasn’t your fault costing you nothing and costing you thousands. How? If …

Dashcam

12 keyword research tools and creative ways to use them

For over seven years, I’ve used keyword research to consistently bring myself and clients valuable, targeted long lasting traffic. It can be one of the biggest land grab opportunities in SEO – if you know the <i>tools to use</i> and <i>how to use the tools</i>.<p>For this piece I’m going to not only share 12 of the …

SEO

Smartwatches can tell you're going to get a cold days before you feel ill

Time to hit the Vitamin C – thanks Fitbit.<p>Wearable technology can reportedly tell you a lot more than just the number of calories you're burning or …

India's richest man is looking at loopholes to keep giving everyone 4G data for free

The free data charm of India’s Reliance Jio, which helped the new telecom operator win over 72 million subscribers in four months, will end in little …

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

Zuckerberg files lawsuit against native Hawaiians to force land sales

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has filed a lawsuit against Hawaiian families in an effort to sell their land in order for the billionaire and his family to have more privacy.<p>The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Wednesday that about a dozen parcels of Zuckerberg’s Kauai estate are owned by so-called …

15-Year-Old Allegedly Decapitated Missing Classmate in ‘Horrific, Horrific Murder’

Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino walked out the door of his house on the night of Nov. 18 — and was never seen alive again.<p>On Saturday, weeks after his …

Content Marketing Has Matured. Has Your Strategy? | Inc.com

Content marketing continues to evolve as part of the overall marketing mix. In fact, for many marketers, it has risen to the tactical forefront particularly given digital advertising issues like "banner blindness," low click-through rates, viewability and fraud concerns, not to mention the rise of …

Marketing

UK Black Lives Matter protesters block Heathrow airport road

LONDON (AP) — Activists linked to the U.S.-based group Black Lives Matter blocked a road Friday leading to London's Heathrow Airport and held …

Obama on Iran payment: 'We do not pay ransom'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama on Thursday dismissed suggestions a $400 million payment to Iran amounted to a ransom paid in return for the release of American hostages.<p>Confirming the US offered the payment in cash, Obama nevertheless downplayed the delivery's significance, saying it was …

Nas And Erykah Badu Deliver Moving, Somber Collab 'This Bitter Land'

Just a few days ahead of the release of the Cleveland-centric movie <i>The Land</i>, Nas and Erykah Badu — two of the film's major players, with Nas …

The New Rules of Pairing Wine with Sushi

What works with the Japanese staple? More than you might think.<p>When Garrett Smith, beverage director of NYC’s acclaimed omakase den Sushi Nakazawa, …

15 Recipes You Can Cook in a Dutch Oven While Camping

If you're loading up a pack and planning a trek up a mountain or into the depths of the woods, you probably won't be lugging a heavy Dutch oven with you. But if you're doing the sort of camping where you're carrying an ice chest with you, too (you're driving to a campsite, let's say), there's a …

Everything That's Leaving Netflix in August 2016

Quick! Cancel your plans and spend tonight cleaning up your Netflix queue instead because there are a lot of movies and TV shows that are about to leave the streaming service <i>very</i> soon. With favorites like <i>The Sandlot</i> and <i>Teen Witch</i> on their way out, now's the time to get your "and chill" on.<p>Here's …

Entertainment

6 Things to Know About Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – And How it Fits Into the Potter Universe

A new <i>Harry Potter</i> book? It feels like 2007 all over again!<p><i>Potter</i> author J.K. Rowling is finally releasing new material set in the original universe – …

It's never been easy being Jason Bourne: A brief film history

It’s hard to believe it’s been nine years since Matt Damon last suited up as the formidable but forgetful super-spy Jason Bourne. Now, he’s returning to his signature role, along with veteran director Paul Greengrass, for “Jason Bourne.” The amnesiac super-agent, who first appeared in a series of …

Lifeboat launched to rescue group who became trapped on Birnbeck Island in Somerset before finding their way to safety<p>A group of six teenage Pokémon Go players had a lucky escape on Thursday night after almost getting cut off by the rising tide off Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.<p>Weston’s volunteer …

Pokémon

5 Things Startups Must Know About Logo Design

A logo establishes some semblance of professionalism. While your startup may be working out of your mom's basement, a logo shows customers that you're an actual business.<p>As an entrepreneur, there's always a defining moment where an idea becomes more than an idea. You know, that moment when you say …