Niklas Orädd

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Here’s what Facebook knows about you, and how to download all your data

Facebook has long allowed you to download an archive of all the data the social network has on you, and <i>HackerNoon’s</i> Georges Abi-Heila decided to find out exactly what company knows about its users …<p>Abi-Heila reports (via <i>TNW</i>) that his archive was a 500MB zip file, and it included everything from the …

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The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

A relationship therapist breaks down the 5 most common problems couples have in bed

Sometimes, getting into a serious relationship means that sex becomes less, well, sexy. Both people are busy and there's no time to do it. One person would rather have a glass of wine and watch "This Is Us." It's gotten boring.<p>These aren't reasons to be ashamed — you're hardly alone in your plight …

Apple’s AR ambitions may be bigger than we thought

Apple “may have over 1,000 engineers working on a project in Israel that could be related” to augmented reality, claims UBS analyst Steven Milunovich in a new note to clients.<p>Because of this, Milunovich suggests that Apple is viewing AR as one of the next big areas of tech innovation. One possible …

Augmented Reality

The area HBO once dominated is being quickly surpassed by Netflix: Stand-up comedy

Louis C.K. joins other comedy legends on Netflix<p>Netflix announced today it had signed a new, exclusive deal with Louis C.K. for two new stand-up specials, making the <i>Louie</i> creator the latest comedian to join the company’s growing slate of talent.<p>Prior to Netflix signing the deal with C.K., the …

Stand Up Comedy

Stacked and rotated blocks ensure multiple sea views from Chilean beach house

Chilean architects 2DM twisted the upper volume of this blackened timber house away from its stilted base to offer a variety of views to the sea in …

Dining Rooms

The new Raspberry Pi Zero W computer brings Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for just $10

The Raspberry Pi Foundation just turned five and to celebrate it just announced an update for its Zero computer, bringing Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to the diminutive and affordable computer.<p>This was a much-needed upgrade. While 2015’s Pi Zero is certainly an interesting computer, at an ultra-affordable …

There's one big problem with voice assistants — Amazon and Google are racing to fix it

That means that your partner can't access their calendar entries if your speaker is tied to your account; it also means that you can't prevent your children from streaming audio and video content that may not be age-appropriate, and that all searches and recommendations through their interactions …

Apple's TV Plans Are Still Alive, But Not How You Think

Apple is a software and UI company first and a hardware company second.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Smart TV

Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

Does Android use more memory than iOS? - Gary explains

If you look at the specs of any given generation of iPhone and compare it to the specs of a flagship Android phone from the same year, then you will notice that the iPhone tends to have less RAM. As a result some people have concluded that iOS apps need less memory than Android apps and that the …

Ikea designed an ultra-durable shelter for refugees that goes up in under four hours

The Scandinavian furniture giant Ikea has designed ingenious shelters to temporarily house them.<p>Hatched by Better Shelter, a social enterprise run by Ikea's nonprofit foundation, the shelters are more durable, more cost-effective, and safer than the ones the UN typically gives refugees. For …

These $25K prefab tiny homes were designed to skirt zoning restrictions

Student designers worked with city planners to create pods that could quickly house L.A.’ homeless population<p>Building in Los Angeles is notoriously hampered by a 20-year-old general plan and safety requirements for protecting structures against earthquakes and fires. Combine those restrictions with …

5 Great Reasons Why You Should Not Take Statins

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>Statin cholesterol-lowering drugs are widely touted as the best way to lower your cholesterol and thereby prevent a heart attack. …

This game takes you through the madness of founding your own startup

Do you dream of one day being your own boss, or growing your germ of an idea into a billion-dollar business? Before you take the plunge, you might want to spend a few hours with <i>The Founder</i>.<p>Developed and crowdfunded by researcher Francis Tseng, this browser game puts you in the shoes of a startup …

The Data That Turned the World Upside Down

How Cambridge Analytica used your Facebook data to help the Donald Trump campaign in the 2016 election.<p><i>This article was originally published January 28, 2017.</i><p><i>Update: March 17, 2018:</i> <i>Facebook lawyer Paul Grewal announced in a blog post Friday that the company has suspended Strategic Communication</i> …

Demand for secret messaging apps is rising as Trump takes office

Two weeks after the US presidential election, Reverend Rebecca Bryan stepped up to her pulpit in the Boston suburb of Brookline and looked out on her congregation. The liberal Unitarian Universalists at First Parish were already gearing up for political action, a central tenet of the church’s …

Nvidia's best graphics card isn't for gaming

Nvidia’s had a <i>year</i> so far. Both its GTX 1080 and 1070 graphics cards brought the gamers to the yard and then it announced its impressive Titan X. It’s been a good year. Continuing that streak, the company announced two new professional GPUs this week: the P6000 and P5000. The P6000 is now Nvidia's …

Computer Hardware

Futurist Ray Kurzweil wants to use tiny robots in our bloodstream to fight disease and live forever

In an interview with Playboy, Kurzweil described a future in which microscopic robots inhabit our bloodstream, helping our immune system fight disease.<p>"By the 2020s we'll start using nanobots to complete the job of the immune system," he said. "Our immune system is great, but it evolved thousands …

This mysterious startup wants to kill computers for good

A startup called Magic Leap is working on a headset that displays augmented reality (AR), which means overlaying virtual images on top of the real world. And if all goes according to plan, it'll be able replace all the screens in your life.<p>In fact, according to a new profile on Magic Leap in Wired, …

There would be 2 major downsides if Apple made iCloud literally impossible to hack

From the Financial Times:<p>Apple is working on new ways to strengthen the encryption of customers' iCloud backups in a way that would make it impossible for the company to comply with valid requests for data from law enforcement, according to people familiar with its plans.<p>What Apple is expected to …

5 Interview Mistakes You Didn't Know You’re Making

#1: Small talk isn't small.<p>If you have a job interview coming up, your preparation probably includes the reasons why a company should hire you. You …

Employment

Volvo Ditches the Car Key to Make Way for the Future

Today's car keys are surprisingly swanky when you consider that all they really need to do is open the doors and start the engine. Panic buttons and …

A woman who wiped out almost $24,000 of debt in 15 months shares the 3 things that helped her do it

In 2009, Anna Newell Jones had $23,605 in credit card and student loan debt that she just couldn't figure out how to pay off.<p>"Money came in and was gone before I knew it. There was nothing left to pay off the giant pile of debt that was haunting me at all times. I was hopeless and out of options," …

Why NBC is totally wrong about Netflix and 'binge-watching'

The fight centered on the data of one startup, SymphonyAM, which NBC claimed had figured out one of Netflix's big secrets: How many people were actually watching.<p>One of NBC's major points, expressed by its head of research, Alan Wurtzel, was that the so-called binge-watching revolution was mostly a …

LG G5 Photos, Video And First Impressions Of The Superstar Android Phone

I wasn’t expecting a huge amount from the LG G5 at the start of the year, but as the months have passed and the leaks have grown I’ve become more and more excited. A blurred photo of the phone last week made it look ugly, so as my day for a pre-brief ahead of the official launch rolled around, I …

Facebook and Twitter take firm stance alongside Apple in encryption debate

Yesterday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent out a lukewarm tweetstorm that tentatively expressed support for Apple CEO Tim Cook’s open letter against the government’s desire to provide a backdoor into iPhones in case of terrorist attacks. Though Pichai’s response was decidedly couched, Facebook and …

Bad News For Traffickers, Terrorists...and Germans

Time is running out for the ‘currency of choice’ for money-launderers, human traffickers and terrorists.<p>And no, it’s not Bitcoin or any other …

North Korea’s Best Building Is Empty: The Mystery of the Ryugyong Hotel

Nearly 30 years—and an estimated $750 million—after its construction began, the empty and unused Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang remains a glorified …