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Facebook closed 583m fake accounts in first three months of 2018

Facebook took moderation action against almost 1.5bn accounts and posts which violated its community standards in the first three months of 2018, the company has revealed.<p>In its first quarterly Community Standards Enforcement Report, Facebook said the overwhelming majority of moderation action was …

Internet

French Billionaire Opens Free Coding University '42' In Silicon Valley

French technology entrepreneur and billionaire Xavier Niel (#129 in 2016 and #7 in France with a net worth of $8 billion) is investing $100 million of his own money to bring his Paris-based ’42′ coding school to Silicon Valley.<p>The name ’42′ is a nod to Douglas Adams’ science-fiction series <i>The</i> …

Silicon Valley

Want to Be Smarter? Science Says Do This

If you've tried eating walnuts or working crossword puzzles to get smarter, think again.<p>We're always looking for little life hacks in hopes of improving the way our brain works. We've tried eating walnuts, solving one too many crossword puzzles, depleting our Sudoku collection, and reading …

The Brain

Google says Hangouts will remain a standalone product and continue to be updated

Following the announcement of Allo this morning, many assumed that Hangouts would be replaced. However, Google has confirmed to numerous publications that Hangouts will remain a separate product and continue to live — for now at least.<p>Allo has most of Hangouts’ messaging features and the companion …

Netflix Launches Easy to Use Internet Speed Test Site

Netflix wants you to know how fast your internet connection is, so came up with its own speed test website called Fast.com. It's a one trick pony in …

Blockchain Futures Lab

Over the past decade, an alternative digital paradigm has slowly been taking shape at the<br>edges of the internet.<p>This new paradigm is the blockchain. …

Blockchain

The Impossible Project's first instant film camera

The I-1 adds some modern digital touches to a film classic.

Why Airbnb and Other Travel Brands Are Interested in Blockchain Technology

Did you ever wish you could instantly receive your American Airlines AAdvantage miles as soon as you settled into your cramped middle seat?<p>Or that …

How to Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device

Learn How to Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device you can easily make your device bloatware free by just simply removing

This Startup Wants to Build a 2000-hp Turbine-Powered Hybrid Big Rig

Nikola Motor Company's all-wheel-drive electric big rig concept has a natural gas turbine generator inside its wild bodywork. And that's just the start of the craziness.<p>A quick glance at the spec sheet of the Nikola One reads like a vaporware hypercar startup: An all-wheel-drive electric screamer …

Natural Gas

Open Source PieMessage Brings iMessage to Android, Thanks to Mac Middleman

An open source project called <b>PieMessage</b> has hit GitHub, with the creator (Eric, a long-time DL reader) looking for help from other developers to get …

Biotech Company Granted Ethical Permission To Attempt To Use Stem Cells To Reactivate The Brains Of The Dead

The Brain Photo credit: Wakey wakey. Photographee.eu/ShutterstockA biotech company in the U.S. has been granted ethical permission by an …

Red Hat continues cloud transformation with new OpenStack and Cloud Platform Suite products

Red Hat made it clear a few years ago that it couldn’t rely on its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) glory forever. It needed a path to transformation and it saw a way with OpenStack and the hybrid cloud.<p>Today it continued its steady march toward fulfilling that cloudy vision with the release of …

Red Hat

Exxon Lawsuit Signals the Start of a Big Tobacco-Style Showdown for Oil and Gas

The oil and gas giant has filed a lawsuit to keep lawmakers and environmentalists in the dark.<p>Exxon (now ExxonMobil) is showing signs that it's gearing up for history's largest ever battle over the future of fossil fuels and climate change.<p>The oil and gas titan has been sowing the seeds of climate …

96TB at 2600MB/s: LaCie's new '12big' Thunderbolt 3 RAID

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Headphones

Scientists Just Discovered This Giant Galaxy Orbiting The Milky Way

In your daily reminder that all of the existing matter in the known, vast universe is difficult to discover, confirm and categorize, researchers have announced the discovery of the Crater 2 dwarf galaxy which is currently orbiting the Milky Way.<p>The <i>Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society</i> …

Universe

A passenger plane may have collided with a drone for the first time

Metropolitan Police in London are investigating a possible midair collision between a passenger jet on approach to Heathrow Airport in London and a drone. It would be the first time that an airplane from a major airline has actually collided with a drone.<p>At 12:50PM Sunday, a pilot on British …

Traffic Studies Reveal Complex Picture of Tor's Role on 'Dark Web'

For a week in March, Website security firm CloudFlare analyzed the traffic hitting its customers' sites from the anonymous Tor network.<p>The results of …

Enterprise Tech

For the first time ever, a human with paralysis can move his hand again

Restoring mobility to people living with paralysis is one of the great challenges of modern medicine, and until recently, it remained more of a hope …

Billionaire Yuri Milner And Stephen Hawking Team Up To Send Nanospaceships To Alpha Centauri

Last summer, billionaire technology investor Yuri Milner announced he was investing $100 million into searching for extraterrestrial life.<p>Today, the billionaire science philanthropist has once again teamed up with physicist Stephen Hawking to announce a new investment – $100 million with a goal of …

Space Travel

BlackBerry is planning to release 2 new Android phones, despite weak Priv sales

The Priv, BlackBerry's best smartphone in a decade, has not helped the struggling smartphone company rebound.<p>BlackBerry sold just 600,000 of the …

Gear & Gadgets

BlackBerry has two mid-range Android phones coming this year

Even though the Priv fell flat, BlackBerry is still trucking along with Android. The troubled company now plans to launch two mid-range Android phones later this year, reports The National. One phone will feature a physical keyboard, while the other will be a completely touchscreen device, …

Two Airmen Fatally Shot at San Antonio Base Identified

The two airmen found dead in a shooting at a military base in San Antonio were identified Saturday, as the investigation into Friday’s apparent murder-suicide continued.<p>Air Force Lt. Col. William A. Schroeder and Sgt. Steven D. Bellino were found dead Friday morning at Lackland Air Force Base, a …

Once sold for scrap, Nasa's lunar rover prototype is up for six-figure auction

Three vehicles used in Apollo missions based on original model, which was recovered in an Alabama backyard and is expected to sell for at least $120,000<p>It cost $38m to develop and helped humans explore the moon – but ended up being sold for scrap in Alabama.

Bankruptcy Judge Orders 50 Cent to Live Up to His Name

A bankruptcy judge told 50 Cent to stop showing off wealth he apparently doesn’t have on Wednesday, following several social media posts showing the …

50 Cent

“Windows 95 for Dummies” is the best-selling “For Dummies” book of all time

Twenty years ago, the hot new CD-ROM everyone wanted was Microsoft’s Windows 95, an operating system that came with a sexy “Start” button to let you scroll through the computer’s programs, all in one place.<p>A few million people, it seems, just could not wrap their minds around this. And so thanks to …

Windows 10

Here's Why You Can't Orgasm, According To Science

Health and Medicine Photo credit: It's not as simple as mind over matter, we're afraid. Artem Furman/ShutterstockEveryone’s fairly interested in sex, …

It looks like Samsung's crazy folding smartphone is actually happening

According to Korean news site ETNews, Samsung will apparently start mass-producing the "smartlet" — as we call it — this year for a 2017 release.<p>What the heck is a smartlet? It's a smartphone with a folding screen that can turn into a tablet when you unfold it.<p>In a call with investors in January, …