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Spotify Is Testing Letting Free Users Skip All the Ads They Want

A big change might be coming to Spotify’s free tier.<p>The music streaming service is running a test in Australia that allows users to skip as many ads …

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McDonald's forced a 14-year-old to eat outside in London's 'Beast from the East' cold snap because she had her school uniform on

A 14-year-old student in London was forced to leave a McDonald's and eat in the freezing cold because she was wearing her school uniform.<p>Lucy Haffenden and an unnamed friend were asked by staff at a McDonald's branch in Erith, south London, to eat their cheeseburgers outside around 5 p.m. on …

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10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. A number of hackers infiltrated Tesla's Kubernetes console to mine cryptocurrencies.</b> The console apparently lacked a password, and contained credentials to access its Amazon Web Services environment.<p><b>2. Google's online payment solution, Google Pay, has started rolling out worldwide.</b> It will …

Android Pay

A peek inside Alphabet’s investing universe

Chances are high you have heard of Google. You are likely a contributor to one of the 3.5 billion search queries the website processes daily. But unless you’re a venture capitalist, an entrepreneur or a slightly obsessive technology journalist, you may not know that Google — or, more properly, …

These are the secret Netflix movie codes and other tips you need to know

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>Among its most popular series …

The Gaming Site Discord Is the New Front of Revenge Porn

On the Discord messaging platform, users are openly trading their swiped images of women, and one activist says entire chat rooms are dedicated to …

8 things science says predict divorce

No one can say with 100% certainty that a couple is heading for disaster.<p>But social scientists have gotten pretty good at predicting who's <i>most likely</i> to wind up there. These couples share certain commonalities — in the way they fight and the way they describe their relationship, but also in their …

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Why you can have everything you want but still not be happy

On paper, you likely have a lot to be grateful for—so much that it can be guilt-inducing when any feelings of unhappiness creep up. You have a body …

Why successful people spend 10 hours a week on 'compound time'

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers and changemakers, while most …

Here's why all hurricanes, like Irma and Harvey, spin counterclockwise

All tropical storms that hit North American continent or any place in the northern hemisphere spin counterclockwise. The reason has to do with a phenomenon called the Coriolis effect.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

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Samsung files patents for a scrollable smartphone, a folding tablet, and more

Over the past year, we’ve seen an assortment of Samsung patents filed for all kinds of digital devices that most can dare only dream of. The latest offerings are perhaps the most impressive yet. They were discovered by Patently Mobile, who has requested that tech sites covering the story limit use …

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FullContact hits Android to make your address book smarter

FullContact is a really useful service when it comes to keeping a clean, centralized contacts list across multiple accounts. It brought its full service to mobile with a really good iOS app back in January and now Android users can get in on the action.<p>As with the iOS version, you can use the app …

Android and Chrome OS may be combined as early as next year

For years, people have wondered if Google would merge its Android and Chrome operating systems, and the company has steadfastly held to them important but distinct pieces of its strategy. That might be changing: <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> is reporting that Google has been working for two years to merge …

Wall Street

Boeing Creates The World's Lightest Metal

Boeing files a lot of patents. From the filing for a force field to protect planes from blasts mid-air in 2012 to a laser-powered fusion engine earlier this year, these are all patents for potential uses of technology that may or may not become a commercial reality.<p>But earlier this week, Boeing …

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Facebook dealt privacy blow as US-Europe data-sharing pact declared illegal

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Synaptics will bring pressure-sensitive screens to Android phones

Right now, the only way to get a pressure-sensitive screen in a smartphone is to snag an iPhone 6s or wait patiently for the Force Touch version of Huawei's Mate S. You won't have to be quite so picky in the near future, though: Synaptics has unveiled ClearForce technology that brings pressure …

Twitter's biggest change ever, Moments, lets you follow events

Just 24 hours after Twitter announced that Jack Dorsey would become the company’s permanent CEO, Project Lightning, the company’s long-promised way to follow events, has finally emerged.<p>It’s now called ‘Moments’ and marks the first fundamental product change since the company’s launch.<p>Moments is a …

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PS4 Could Very Well Become The Best-Selling Console In History

There was a common refrain around the PS4 launch. Sure, it shattered launch records, everyone said, but there was <i>no way</i> that Sony’s new machine could ever outsell the indomitable PS2. The PS2 was a product of its time, they said, and there was no way any one machine could capture the complete …

This speaker lights on fire (and it's supposed to)

Your Sonos setup is pretty handy, what with its wireless audio and all that, but you know what it's missing? <i>A mothereffin' open flame that bounces along to your music's beat</i>, that's what. Because seriously, a jammin' stereo is basically useless if it doesn't run the risk of burning down the your …

Handy

Why the Earth Will Never Be Invaded

Why haven't the Borg invaded the Earth yet? I have watched every episode of <i>Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager,</i> and <i>Enterprise</i>, and myriad movies where the Earth is invaded by aliens. I love science fiction. But it is only fiction and will remain so.<p>Many people, …

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Facebook Launches 3 New Open-Source Tools For Android Developers

Most of Facebook’s announcements at its F8 developer conference this week were iOS-centric, but today, the company also released three new open source tools for Android developers.<p>The first is a performance segmentation library called Year Class that is meant to help developers quickly figure out …

Google's New Flight Search Tool Helps You Find The Best Price

Google Flights has been revamped this week and it is the fastest flight price search website that I have used so far. Like many other travel websites, Google Flights will show you a range of fares and flight options as you select the destinations and the dates. Fortunately, Google Flights has …

Google Flights

YouTube's new video trimming tool makes mobile edits a breeze

Even in the ideal setting, it's nearly impossible to get the perfect piece of footage that won't require edits. Those changes can be tough to tackle on mobile, but thanks to a YouTube update, perfecting a short video just got easier. Inside the video library's mobile app, a new video trimming …

Google unveils plans for futuristic new headquarters

Google's corporate headquarters may get even more Google-y.<p>The search giant on Friday submitted a plan to local officials to expand its offices in Mountain View, Calif., with a whimsical design that incorporates sweeping translucent canopies and glass walls.<p>The company, which has become known for …

Tim Cook Says Apple Watch Could Replace Your Car Keys, And That’s Just The Start

Apple CEO Tim Cook is doing a tour in part to help prepare the world for the launch of the Apple Watch, which is likely going to be the start of the show at a special event on Monday March 9 at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. He spoke to <i>The Telegraph</i> about the company’s first smart …

Galaxy S6 design teaser, iOS public beta, Lollipop tricks & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent Android 5.0 Lollipop updates to the Google Now voice services. T-Mobile follows as the …

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

A history of the world in funny puns

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