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YouTube Go reaches 10 million downloads on the Play Store

We love celebrating big milestones here on Android Police and the latest is for Google's data-friendly version of YouTube, YouTube Go, which has …

Russia's Kaspersky Lab sues Trump administration over product ban

Russian-based Kaspersky Lab has sued the U.S. government over a decision to ban use of the company’s products at all federal agencies due to national security concerns.<p>The world’s largest private cybersecurity company filed the claim with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on …

South Korean crypto exchange collapses; BTC slides under $18K

Seoul-based exchange Youbit suffered its second cyberattack in eight months on Tuesday morning, losing 17% of its total assets. Parent company Yapian …

How You Can Add Drama to Your Landscapes

Do your landscapes lack drama and impact? Are you not sure how to rectify the situation?<p>Well, you're in the right place...<p>Photographing landscapes …

China Unveils an Ambitious Plan to Curb Climate Change Emissions

SHANGHAI — China is the world’s No. 1 polluter. It burns more coal than the rest of the world combined. It produces more than a quarter of the world’s human-caused global warming gases, nearly as much as North America and Europe put together.<p>On Tuesday, the country set out to claim another title …

Natural Gas

Israeli military arrests Palestinian girl filmed slapping soldier

Israel's army arrested a Palestinian teenager Tuesday after a video went viral of her slapping Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank as they remained impassive.<p>The video supposedly shot Friday showed two Palestinian teenage girls approaching two Israeli soldiers, before shoving, kicking and …

Yes, old iPhones do slow down, but it’s not what you think

About a week ago, a massively popular and widely circulated thread on Reddit posited that Apple purposely slows down performance on iPhones with …

Google will use lasers instead of fiber to deploy high-speed internet

There are two main components to getting an entire nation online: the last mile, and the backbone. The often-talked-about “last mile” is the final …

Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8 Plus announced: Sleek, selfie-focused mid-rangers (Update: Pre-orders open in South Korea)

Update (01/02): Pre-orders have now opened for the Samsung Galaxy A8 in South Korea. The device officially launches on January 5th for KRW 599,500 (around $564) and is available in black, gold, and blue.<p>There’s no word on a release date for the larger Galaxy A8 Plus in Samsung’s home region or …

Phones

EPA says herbicide in Roundup weed killer doesn't cause cancer, contradicting California regulators

The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Monday said glyphosate, the primary ingredient in the weed killer Roundup and one of the most widely used herbicides in agriculture, likely does not cause cancer.<p>The assessment contradicts the conclusion of a European scientific panel as well as …

Meet the $2000 Galaxy Note 8 that costs twice as much as an iPhone X

<b>Samsung has launched an ‘Avant Edition’ variant of the Galaxy Note 8, designed to appeal to folk who think the iPhone X is a little too cheap to</b> …

Move Over Lava Lamps!

Meet, Hologrampy! One part decorative novelty item, one part speaker… it gives your listening experience a boost with a stunning visual …

Design

With a Whoosh, the Hyperloop Sets a New Speed Record

If you’ve been dying to know what it’s like to ride in a hyperloop at hundreds of miles per hour, watch this video.<p>Last week, Virgin Hyperloop One, …

Why Does Donald Trump Drink Water Like This?

On Monday afternoon, President Trump delivered a speech in which he outlined a new “America First” national security strategy — a daunting task which …

All-electric racing series Formula E kicked out of Montreal

Not the all-electric series’ first cancellation, but this one stings<p>Montreal mayor Valérie Plante announced Monday that the city has canceled the season four finale of all-electric racing series Formula E, a doubleheader weekeend event that was scheduled to take place in July 2018. It’s a total …

Uber Driver in Lebanon Arrested in Killing of Rebecca Dykes

LONDON — A driver for Uber in Lebanon has been arrested in connection with the killing of a British diplomat in Beirut over the weekend, and the ride-hailing company said on Monday that it was cooperating with the authorities.<p>The body of the victim, Rebecca Dykes, was found next to a highway on the …

3 Cryptocurrencies That Outperformed Ethereum in 2017

One lesser-known virtual coin is up nearly 170,000% this year.<p>It may be the holiday season, but cryptocurrencies have been playing the role of St. …

Cryptocurrency

See Just How Long It Takes You to Find Santa in This Dizzying Optical Illusion

• Popsugar<br>• Tech<br>• Christmas<p>Find Santa Optical Illusion<p>See Just How Long It Takes You to Find Santa in This Dizzying Optical Illusion<p>Shares<p>I generally pride …

Winter palace: Sweden's Icehotel opens its doors – in pictures

Founded in 1989, the Icehotel in Swedish Lapland is built from the snow up each year, using ice from the local river. The rooms are designed by international artists and this year feature spacemen and an ice queen

Hotels

Former Christian school teacher, 29, arrested days after being caught in bed with teen boy by husband: cops

A former Oregon Christian school teacher was arrested after being accused of having an affair with a 15-year-old student that lasted for more than a year, authorities said Monday.<p>Andrea Nicole Baber, 29, was arrested at her home in Cottage Grove on Friday, the Register-Guard reported. The arrest …

Do you charge your phone while sleeping?

Thanks to improved battery life and faster charge times, charging our phones is no longer something that we need to plan out ahead of time to ensure …

Batteries

Snoop Dogg Responds To George Zimmerman’s Threats Toward Jay-Z

The Doggfather has Jay-Z’s back. When George Zimmerman, the man best known for getting away with shooting and killing a teenager, threatened Jay-Z over the production of a documentary about the shooting, Snoop Dogg stepped up in Jay’s defense via Instagram. Zimmerman previously stated that “I know …

Cracked screens could soon be a thing of the past after scientists accidentally invent self-healing glass

Lucky break<p>In my 15 years of phone ownership, I can remember many fallen comrades. Ian the iPhone 3GS, Norman the Note 2, Gary the Galaxy S7: I’m …

Here's Warren Buffett's verdict on bitcoin

by Roger Lowenstein<p>The most chilling movie scene ever might be the final take of <i>Invasion of the Body Snatchers</i>. One by one we see the human race …

Report: Amtrak Train Was Going 50 MPH Over Speed Limit When It Crashed

The Amtrak train that derailed Monday morning in Washington state was traveling at more than twice the maximum speed allowed on a curve, <i>The</i> <i>Seattle</i> …

A Guide to Different Types of Light and Weather Conditions for Photography

When is the best time of the day to take photographs outdoors? What are the ideal weather conditions for outdoor photography? Should I take photos …

SF police officer kills himself after being pulled over in Richmond

<b>UPDATE: SF cop who killed self in Richmond was investigated for child sex abuse</b><p><b>Original story:</b> A nine-year veteran of the San Francisco Police Department — who was being pursued by the Richmond police — shot and killed himself in a parking lot moments after being pulled over Monday, police from …