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Netflix’s Snapchat-like trailers are now on iOS

Last month, Netflix announced that it would be bringing previews to its mobile app and as of today, they're now available. Each one is around 30 seconds long and in a vertical format, giving them a Snapchat or Instagram Story-type feel, and they're contained in a new dedicated preview section on …

Top 10 UK Games Chart: God Of War PS4 Claims No.1 And Breaks Series Record

PS4's latest exclusive, God of War, launched last week to critical acclaim and now it appears to have gone down well with players, too. The Sony title has debuted at No.1 in the UK games chart for the week ending April 11, sending Far Cry 5 down to No.2.<p>Furthermore, God of War claimed the best week …

Top 10

In-N-Out Burger sues YouTube prankster for posing as CEO

Trollmunchies' YouTube channel is in trouble for allegedly posing as the burger chain's chief at restaurants, harassing customers.<p>While April 1 may be an ideal day to pull pranks, you probably don't want to try anything at In-N-Out Burger restaurants if you still want to eat there.<p>The …

Internet

Snapchat may have picked a bad time to offer integration with more apps …

Snapchat appears to be planning to allow more connected apps, third-party apps that have access to some or all of your Snapchat data …<p><i>Mashable</i> spotted a new Connected Apps tab in the settings page of the latest beta.<p>The page doesn’t show anything except text that reads, “These apps are connected to …

Firefox has a new extension to prevent Facebook from snooping on you

Facebook's come under a lot of fire for its mishandling of user data, and rightfully so. Not too long after the FTC announced it had an ongoing …

Beverly Hills bans plug-in hybrids from public charging stations

Well, that's ... interesting.<p>The city of Beverly Hills, California, has issued new regulations for parking and electric-car charging.<p>As of Monday, …

Huawei’s P20 Pro is a hugely promising phone that will upset Americans

If only you could buy one of these in a US carrier store<p>This week in Paris, I witnessed a subtle but profound moment of change in the mobile industry. It came when Huawei announced its next flagship phone, the P20 Pro, will cost €899 (more than $1,100), and no one in the audience blinked, winced, …

Mobile

19-year-old US student found dead in Bermuda - CNN Video

Authorities in Bermuda have confirmed the death of a 19-year-old American student who went missing over the weekend.

Bermuda

Fake News: Lies spread faster on social media than truth does

People are quicker to repeat something that's wrong than something that's true<p>If it seems like fake news is everywhere, that may be because it is.<p>Falsehoods spread like wildfire on social media, getting quicker and longer-lasting pickup than the truth, researchers reported on Thursday.<p>A deep dive …

Journalism

LTE security holes could lead to fake emergency alerts

Vulnerabilities in cellular network technology definitely aren't things of the past. Researchers at Purdue and the University of Iowa have outlined exploits in LTE protocols that would let intruders conduct ten serious attacks, including spying on calls and text messages, tracking locations, …

Building a Smarter Gun

Why Silicon Valley won’t back safe weapons tech<p>This nation appears to have finally reached a tipping point in our tolerance for guns. Everyone is searching for a fix—with one notable and utterly deplorable exception: <b>Silicon Valley</b>.<p>If the titans of technology hope to stay out of the fray, that’s not …

Hundreds of Bitcoin mining servers stolen in Icelandic heist

Roughly 600 servers were stolen in one of the biggest criminal operations the country has ever seen.<p>Criminals have stolen approximately 600 servers …

BTS is the New Global Ambassador for Puma

This is not a drill.<p>There's no denying that the members of BTS have an incredible sense of style. Ever since the K-pop band burst on the scene, there have been endless fashion moments to gush over. From their coordinating tracksuits during a <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> performance last November, to their …

Google accused of excluding Asians, whites for some positions

A lawsuit alleges the search giant set hiring quotas for some technical positions.<p>A former Google recruiter was fired from his job for objecting to a company practice of rejecting Asian and white male candidates for technical positions, according to a civil lawsuit filed against the internet …

Employment

Average Apple Device Lifespan Estimated at Just Over Four Years by Analyst

Asymco analyst Horace Dediu this week shared new research that focuses on determining the average lifespan of Apple devices. Dediu's research doesn't break down data on a specific product level, but instead encompasses Apple's entire stable of products in one general lifespan average. According to …

Snap is reportedly working on a new version of Spectacles

A second-generation model with improved performance and a $300 third-gen device with two cameras are in the works<p>Snap is apparently working on new versions of its Spectacles wearable camera, according to a report from Alex Heath on <i>Cheddar</i> this morning.<p>The company is said to be working on two new …

Warby Parker

Nokia's revived Matrix phone could've been so much cooler

HMD Global's Nokia 8110 4G — a fresh take on the legendary phone best known for its appearance in <i>The Matrix</i> movie — disappointed some fans because it …

Equifax finds 2.4 million more users affected by 2017 breach

This is the second time the credit reporting firm has raised the number of consumers affected since it first reported the hack.<p>Add 2.4 million people to the 145.5 million Americans affected by Equifax's breach.<p>The 2017 massive data breach that hit nearly half the US population affected even more …

Identity Theft

Theory: Mystery molecules in black hole winds were born there - Futurity

Finding molecules in winds coming from black holes at the center of galaxies is like discovering ice in a furnace. A new theory may explain things.

Black Holes

US officials consider new tool to combat mine spills: Robots

DENVER (AP) — Crumbling mine tunnels awash with polluted waters perforate the Colorado mountains, and scientists may one day send robots creeping …

Pollution

Breathe is a smartphone ghost story that knows where you live

Kate Pullinger’s tale subtly changes depending on where (and when) it is read<p>Author Kate Pullinger has written a ghost story for smartphones, using …

Paranormal

BTS: The enduring power of the princes of K-pop

<b>K-pop has been the driving force of Korean popular culture for more than two decades and one band is now leading the way. But, as the BBC's Heather Chen and BBC Korean's Minji Lee write, can BTS keep up their extraordinary rise in 2018?</b><p>It's big business across Asia, contributing billions of dollars …

Social Media

BTS set for US domination after hit track is played at official NBA match

Korean pop superstars BTS still aren’t huge outside their native country but the band look set to spend 2018 sliding into the consciousness of the …

K-pop fans just shut down a Canadian radio K-pop special

A popular Canadian radio station has canceled its plan to launch a Korean pop music show after fans of one K-pop band revolted on social …

K-Pop

BTS snags K-pop’s highest honor from EXO—and reignites fan rivalries

Korean pop group BTS has taken home the grand prize at South Korea’s Golden Disc Awards—its first time receiving the honor—and fans are overjoyed.<p>The …

South Korea

Superfan moves from Scotland to South Korea to be closer to favourite pop band

After Stephanie Fairfield discovered K-pop band BTS on YouTube, she decided to up sticks and move to their home country.<p>A Scottish woman has moved …

South Korea

US appeals court says Tinder Plus pricing is discriminatory

They say all's fair in love and war, but those that have used Tinder will probably disagree. And that includes Allan Candelore, a man suing the dating app over the pricing of its premium service, Tinder Plus. Candelore and his lawyers argue that charging $9.99 a month to users under 30, and $19.99 …

Judiciary

I’ve Been Making Asian Nachos for Years—and Now Everybody Wants Them

We come across a lot of food trends—yes, like the currently hot Asian nachos. It’s our job to go through them and use years of cooking and eating …