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There's Actually A Scientific Explanation To Why Certain Men Harass Women On The Street

Catcalling and street harassment is rampant around the world, and despite occasionally trying to find the humor in such a totally inappropriate and …

Feminism
Televisions

Pandora is looking more and more like the Nokia of music streaming

Usually when a business unveils some exciting brand-new product, it follows up by expanding its workforce, not shrinking it.<p>So it would seem things are not exactly going well for Pandora, which announced on Jan. 12 it will lay off 7% of its US workforce—only weeks after proudly launching Pandora …

Music Streaming

Yahoo Sells To Verizon In Saddest $5 Billion Deal In Tech History

Yahoo was once the king of the Internet, a $125 billion behemoth as big in its time as Facebook or Google are today. Now it’s being sold to Verizon for comparative chump change.<p>On Monday morning, Yahoo announced the end of the long process to extricate itself from a mess of its own making with a …

Advertising

Scientists create glasses-free 3D for the movie theater

Watching glasses-free 3D on a TV is no longer an outlandish concept, but that hasn't been true for movie theaters. How are you supposed to create the same parallax effect for everyone, whether they're up front or way in the back? Researchers at MIT CSAIL and Israel's Weizmann Institute for Science …

Surveillance

Confirmed: Alden Ehrenreich is the New Han Solo

Although young Han’s identity has not been Lucasfilm’s best-kept secret.<p>It’s a big weekend for <i>Star Wars</i> fans. For the past two days in London, the 2016 Star Wars Celebration Europe has been churning out tons of updates, surprises, and sneak peeks for one of the biggest franchises in history. <i>Episode</i> …

Alden Ehrenreich

Google reportedly working on headset that mixes augmented and virtual reality

Even though Google reportedly scrapped plans for an Oculus Rift competitor, <i>Engadget</i> reports that it's still working on a high-end standalone headset — one that mixes features of augmented reality and virtual reality.<p>According to sources who spoke with <i>Engadget</i>, the company is moving ahead with a …

Augmented Reality

Microsoft's Mobile Nightmare Kills The Billion Device Dream

Microsoft’s self-imposed target for Windows 10 was to be installed on one billion devices by the middle of 2018. That’s not going to happen. Microsoft has said that “it will take longer than FY18 for us to reach our goal of 1 billion monthly active devices.”<p>As the anniversary edition of Windows 10 …

Mobile

Google’s Now on Tap is adding near-instant translation to Android

Google’s Now on Tap service is adding translation to its ever-growing list of options. After the latest update, Android users will be able to translate any screen of foreign text — in both apps and web pages, including pages with multiple languages — into their native language. While it can …

Android News

Researchers develop genetic test that can predict your risk of Alzheimer's disease

New research into the genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer’s disease offers fresh evidence that the devastating brain disorder may gain a foothold years before<p>dementiasets in, and takes a key step toward earlier detection of the disease.<p>In a study that scoured the genes of healthy young people for …

Mental Health Reform Bill Overwhelmingly Clears House of Representatives

A bill that would majorly reform mental health care in the United States cleared the U.S. House of Representatives 422-2 on Wednesday. Now, …

Mental Health