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PayPal confirms that it is buying payments startup iZettle for $2.2B in an all-cash deal

PayPal is taking its biggest bet yet on point-of-sale transactions, small businesses and markets outside of the U.S. as it looks to raise its game against Square, Stripe and others in the world of payments: The company has confirmed that it is buying iZettle — the Stockholm-based payments provider …

The Michael Cohen Bribery Scandal Is Now a Trump Bribery Scandal

Last night, the <i>Daily Mail</i> reported a development in the Michael Cohen saga of seismic scale. In a December 2016 meeting in Trump Tower, the British …

Christopher Wylie: Bannon wanted "weapons" to fight a "culture war" at Cambridge Analytica

Christopher Wylie, the whistleblower from Cambridge Analytica who provided multiple reports about how the London-based data firm misused Facebook …

Cryptocurrencies on Flipboard

By TNW | From Hard Fork, bringing you the most interesting cryptocurrency news from around the world<p>HTC is launching a blockchain-powered phone<p>HTC is …

OpenClassrooms raises another $60 million

French startup OpenClassrooms is raising $60 million from General Atlantic, with existing investors Citizen Capital, Alven and Bpifrance also participating.<p>OpenClassrooms is the most popular massive open online course platform in France. But the startup has evolved beyond on-demand courses to …

Hulu is giving users much better control over recommendations and watch history

And a simpler, more traditional live TV guide is coming to mobile<p>Hulu is launching a refresh of its mobile app over the next week. The update will give subscribers finer control over the way the streaming service presents recommendations and suggested shows. Users will be able to tell Hulu to stop …

OnePlus’ Bullets Wireless headphones don’t tangle and can fast-charge

Not ‘truly’ wireless earbuds, but they look great<p>OnePlus is accompanying its new phone launch today by also releasing its first pair of wireless headphones, called the Bullets Wireless. Yes, they support USB-C fast charging, are Google Assistant-integrated, weather-resistant, and use the AptX codec …

Audiophile

Senate approves bill in bid to retain U.S. net neutrality

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday in favor of keeping open-internet rules in a bid to overturn the Federal Communications Commission decision to repeal net neutrality rules, but the measure is unlikely to be approved by the House of Representatives or the White House.<p>The 52 …

Net Neutrality

Critical PGP and S/MIME bugs can reveal encrypted emails—uninstall now [Updated]

The flaws can expose emails sent in the past and "pose an immediate threat."<p><i>The research for this post is now public. See this post for details. A</i> …

Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo

<b>(CNN) —</b> The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo declared an outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, a rare and deadly disease, on Tuesday, the World Health Organization reported. The declaration came after laboratory results confirmed two cases of the disease in the province of Bikoro in …

Disease

Tech billionaire says his plan to break up California ready for voters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - A California technology billionaire said on Thursday that his longtime and perhaps quixotic effort to partition the Golden State into multiple new states could soon be put before voters.<p>Venture capitalist Tim Draper said he had gathered about 600,000 signatures on a …

China targets US meat, fruit in retaliation against tariffs on Chinese goods

"We don't want a trade war, but we are absolutely not afraid of it," a senior Chinese spokesman said as US tariffs entered force in late March. …

China

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

US school bullying: Mother charged over hidden recording

<b>A mother in the US who equipped her daughter with a hidden digital recorder at school to catch alleged incidents of bullying has been charged by police and faces five years in jail.</b><p>Sarah Sims is accused of wrongfully using the device to intercept oral communication.<p>She is also accused of …

Elon Musk just won a $50 million bet for building the world's largest lithium-ion battery in 100 days

Elon Musk will get paid for building the world's largest lithium-ion battery in South Australia, as the 100-megawatt project is about to begin testing ahead of a December 1 deadline to complete building it or make it free.<p>State premier Jay Weatherill announced on Thursday that regulatory testing at …

Ether just set a new all-time record above $400

The price ether, the digital token used on the ethereum blockchain set a new record high in trading today, at just under $415. It has been a good year for the cryptocurrency, which has appreciated by a cool 5,000% (or so) since January, when it was trading at $8. So far today, the cryptocurrency …

Cryptocurrency

How to build a startup while having a full-time job — according to people who did it

Starting a new startup while having other critical obligations in your life, like a full-time job or a family, is certainly challenging — but not impossible. We asked three entrepreneurs in TQ, a tech hub in the heart of Amsterdam, who have experienced this first-hand, what their advice is if you …

Firefox will soon flag sites that have been hacked

Firefox is having a good run right now, having just released its much speedier and better-looking Quantum browser. It's now working on a new feature that security fans are bound to like: It will warn you if you're visiting a site that has suffered a data breach. Firefox is working on the feature in …

Best photo editor for your Chromebook in 2018

One of the most often asked questions about Chromebooks we get is how to edit photos. You see the same questions in the comments of Chromebook posts …

Few Options Remain To Stop Trump’s FCC From Scrapping Net Neutrality

States and cities may not be able to do much to override the federal-level move to undo Obama-era communications policy.<p>With FCC chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to dismantle net neutrality protections now official, internet regulation has joined healthcare and climate change among the big areas where the …

YouTube Is Addressing Its Massive Child Exploitation Problem

After BuzzFeed News provided YouTube with dozens of examples of videos — with millions of views — that depict children in disturbing and abusive situations, the company is cracking down.<p>Across YouTube, an unsettling trend has emerged: Accounts are publishing disturbing and exploitative videos aimed …

Elon Musk made $300,000 selling $20 hats. How many hats did you sell?

If you ever doubted Elon Musk's ability to make money, here's a fact for you: Musk's tunnel-digging Boring Company made $300,000 selling hats.<p>The …

Ajit Pai and the FCC want it to be legal for Comcast to block BitTorrent

This is what happens when you’re honest about killing net neutrality<p>FCC Chairman Ajit Pai released his proposal to kill net neutrality today, and while there’s a lot to be unhappy with, it’s hard not to be taken with the brazenness of his argument.<p>Pai thinks it was a mistake for the FCC to try and …

Net Neutrality

Google recklessly collected location info from unaware Android users for months on end

How much freedom and privacy should you be allowed when buying into Apple, Microsoft or Google’s electronic “ecosystem?” It’s an age-old debate, and …

Chapter 3: Building A Neo-Nazi Movement with Disqus

The unofficial Disqus guide to building your very own White Power community is here 👌🏻<p>Trying to build a community of engaged neo-Nazis? Here at …

Rights & Freedoms

U.S. Denounces Violence Against Rohingya As 'Ethnic Cleansing'

The wave of government-backed violence against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar amounts to "ethnic cleansing," the U.S. State Department says, in a statement that raised the possibility of targeted U.S. sanctions to put pressure on Myanmar's government.<p>For decades, the Muslim minority group has …

How to find and discover new podcasts in 2018

LOS ANGELES — There are hundreds of thousands of podcasts to listen to, and finding them has gotten easier than ever, thanks to apps, the connected speaker and smart TVs and streaming boxes.<p>Remember when we had to acquire podcasts by connecting the phone to the computer and syncing our …

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European Space Agency confirms Mars lander lost during descent

<b>(CNN) —</b> The European Space Agency (ESA) has confirmed the Schiaparelli spacecraft, which was expected to land on Mars on Wednesday, has been lost.<p>During a press conference on Thursday, scientists said that Schiaparelli stopped transmitting around 50 seconds before the expected landing.<p>The agency …

Space