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Elon Musk didn’t delete SpaceX and Tesla from Facebook, developer says

Shortly after the Cambridge Analytica debacle broke out, heaps of high-profile celebrities and brands – including Elon Musk, and his ventures SpaceX and Tesla – went on to delete their Facebook pages. But it appears these admirable acts of protest might have been nothing more than a self-serving …

Why I won't pay for a safer Facebook

The recent Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal has sparked plenty of interesting conversations about the value of our data, the future of Facebook, and the relevance of social networks.<p>It also led CEO Mark Zuckerberg to address the question of whether there’d ever be a paid version of Facebook; …

Instagram should focus on quality, not quantity, in fixing its Explore tab

At Facebook’s F8 conference yesterday, the company noted that it’d soon update Instagram with a revamped Explore tab to make it easier to discover fresh content that you might enjoy.<p>The refreshed version of Explore will bring a list of topics to the top of the screen, such as ‘animals’, and …

Social Media

21 Details From Marvel Movies That’ll Make You Say, “How Did I Not Notice That?”

Captain America's shield in Iron Man is just the start...

Marvel Universe

South Carolina parents criticize school board after police altercation

Ben Fields, who was seen on video dragging a teenage girl out of a classroom, fired after internal investigation<p>A South Carolina police officer captured on video this week pulling a female student from her desk in a school classroom and tossing her to the floor has been fired, the county sheriff …

Justice

Garmin's latest sports watch gets a new heart rate sensor

Garmin has launched a trio of GPS running watches, including the first equipped with the company's new wrist-based heart rate sensor. The Forerunner 235 uses the "Garmin Elevate" optical sensor that displays heart rate and training zone directly on the wearable. (Its last model, the Forerunner 225 …

Listen to YouTube audio on Android with your screen turned off

Even if you can’t find a song you want to hear on a streaming music service, you’ll probably find it on YouTube. The video platform is an excellent resource for finding tunes in a jiffy.<p>Unfortunately, YouTube’s Android app keeps the screen on while it plays videos, and chews through your battery in …

Android News

Fossil debuts its first Android smartwatch and (beautiful) smart bracelets

Watch manufacturer Fossil has been working on fashionable smart accessories and its first Android-based smartwatch for nearly a year. Now, we're …

Back to the Future "brought the future closer" say designers

Sci-fi movie Back to the Future II created a "self-fulfilling prophecy" that helped shape today's interactions and objects, according to contemporary …

Surface Pro 4 review: Yes, it can really replace your laptop

With the Surface Pro 4, Microsoft's surprising hybrid tablet journey finally makes sense. It's as if Microsoft was laser-focused on fixing the issues we had with the Surface Pro 3. We liked that device quite a bit, but its Type Cover was endlessly frustrating, with a sloppy keyboard and wonky …

Gear & Gadgets