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Anti-racism group shames online trolls with billboards IRL

Online trolls in Brazil may think twice about posting racist messages on social media now that a group is putting billboards of the offensive text …

Racism

In the rearview mirror: car designer warns on Google game changer | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - The days of cheap and cheerful cars like the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla may be numbered as technology firms Google and Apple muscle into the auto industry, and change the way people own and drive cars.<p>Ken Okuyama, high-end Japanese designer of the Ferrari F60 Enzo and Porsche …

Smartphones could be used to detect pollution after sensor breakthrough

A new method to identify unhealthy levels of nitrogen dioxide could let those at risk take control of their health with cheap, personalised sensors, …

A-list investors back Convoy's plan to streamline freight operations

In a world full of silly apps, it’s nice to see a startup tackling a real problem, like making sure the stuff that people make and sell gets …

Car of the future has air bags on the outside

Toyoda Gosei will be showing off the car tech of the future at this year's Tokyo Car Show.<p>The Japanese company, known for its plastics, LED and car safety technology, will be unveiling the Flesby, a concept vehicle for the ultra-small mobility cars that Toyoda Gosei thinks will be on the streets by …

Auto Shows

Etsy ASAP offers same-day delivery in NYC this holiday season

Just in time for the holiday season, online crafted goods mecca Etsy is launching a local delivery pilot in New York City. Just as rumored, Etsy will partner with Postmates, a company making a name for itself by charging pretty exorbitant delivery fees for all kinds of goods, from Taco Bell to …

iPhone 6s: Hot? Not? Apple Investors Await Hints of a Merry (Smartphone) Christmas.

With earnings announced on Tuesday, will the iPhone 6s models maintain their launch momentum?<p>Will the latest version of Apple’s flagship iPhone surpass the modest holiday sales expectations of Wall Street?<p>Investors hope to gain insights from Apple on Tuesday, as the company reports its September …

Xbox One's big Windows 10 update arrives on November 12th

Windows 10

Apple Stores will send some iPhone 6/6s phones for off-site repairs, offering 16GB loaners

In an effort to reduce wait times at Genius Bars within Apple Stores, Apple this week will launch a new repair program for the iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus and 6s Plus in select stores across the United States, Europe, and Japan, according to several employees. Rather than completing all repairs in store, …

This free app helps eliminate the Live Photos you don't want

Lean is a convenient app that not only helps remove the video portion of Live Photos you'd rather not have, but it also helps save precious space on your iPhone.<p>When taking a Live Photo with your iPhone 6S or 6S Plus, shortly before and after you press the shutter button your device captures video. …

Apps

Consumer Cellular adds Huawei Vision 3 LTE and Moto G LTE to its affordable smartphone repertoire

Most of you probably haven’t heard of Consumer Cellular, but it is a very neat MVNO with low prices and (according to Nielsen Mobile Insights) the highest overall customer satisfaction. But let’s keep in mind they do not own their network, which may keep them at the mercy of others, but also grants …

Siri won’t answer music questions if you’re not an Apple Music subscriber

If you want Siri to tell you everything there is to know about music you might need an Apple Music subscription to get the right answers.<p>The three-month trial period for Apple Music has finally ended, and it appears that not signing up for the monthly service may cost you a bit of Siri …

MasterCard aims to bring mobile payments to every gadget

MasterCard is envisioning a future of ubiquitous payments, where practically every device has the ability to pay for things at contactless terminals. The credit card company unveiled a new program today with precisely that goal, and it has also lined up a bunch of early partners, including GM and …

FinTech

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple will announce its Q4 results today.</b>Here's our big preview of what to expect.<p><b>2. Google could see even more investigations from Europe's antitrust regulators.</b> Margrethe Vestager gave an interview in which she said that the EU is looking at a broad range of services from Google and parent …

Exclusive: Wal-Mart seeks to test drones for home delivery, pickup | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc applied Monday to U.S. regulators for permission to test drones for home delivery, curbside pickup and checking warehouse inventories, a sign it plans to go head-to-head with Amazon in using drones to fill and deliver online orders.<p>A 'Phantom 2' drone by DJI …

Apple’s semi-creepy patent lets you keep a closer eye on your friends

With its pro-privacy stance, Apple’s pretty good at treading the line between usefulness and creepiness, which other tech companies can struggle with.<p>A newly-published patent, however, may challenge that assertion — describing a method for monitoring another person’s location, via their iPhone, …

Migrating from a MacBook to Surface Book? Microsoft is here to help

How's this for cheeky: Microsoft launched a page helping MacBook users migrate to its recently launched laptop, the Surface Book. The nerve of these …

MacBook Pro

Chase reportedly partnering with an old Apple Pay foe for mobile payments

Chase is going to follow Apple down the mobile payment rabbit hole with a new service called Chase Pay, Yahoo is reporting. Interestingly, Chase is reportedly teaming with Apple Pay’s earliest villain: CurrentC.<p>If you remember, CurrentC was a large roadblock for Apple Pay, as retailers refused to …

Michael Jordan, Mark Cuban, Ted Leonsis Betting $44 Million on Sportradar’s Data

Michael Jordan and Mark Cuban are betting that Sportradar will triumph as a sports “big data” leader, as the Swiss company continues its U.S. expansion. The two have invested in a $44 million (€40) funding round led by Revolution Growth and are joining the newly formed advisory board at …

Beauty Must-Have: A Creamy Eyeliner Pencil That Won't Smudge

Specifically designed for the waterline.<p>In the days after getting bangs, I learned the hard way that eye makeup should always be applied <i>after</i> blow-drying to avoid mascara streaks up to the brows and liner all along the undereyes. When I asked a friend (and bangs veteran) why I wasn't warned about …

Makeup

50 Questions That Will Help You Feel Grateful and Good About Life

<b>“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ~Melody Beattie</b><p>There’s very little that upsets me …

All the Details on Jessica Biel's Glowing Skin from the Fashion Group International Night of Stars Gala

Jessica Biel looked stunning standing next to husband Justin Timberlake at the Fashion Group International Night of Stars Gala last week. The actress …

To live a happy life we need to be in charge of ourselves

Are you living a happy life? Are you a happy person? If you think you could improve your <b>“happy level”</b>, then I suggest you continue reading, in this …

Iceland provides an adventure in introspection

<i>Dispatch is a series of first-person stories from the road. Readers can share their experiences, from the sublime to the strange.</i><p><b>Day 1</b><p>On board the plane to Iceland with my travel companion. Our plans are set: a road trip along the highway which circumnavigates the island. Sigur Ros will be our …

These Cities May Soon Be Uninhabitable Thanks to Climate Change

Temperatures could reach 170ºF.<p>A number of cities in the Persian Gulf region may be unlivable the end of the century due to global warming if humans …

Here's What To Eat The Next Time You Have Your Period And Hate Life

You're a grown-ass woman who's been getting her period for a long-ass time. And yet... every month you're thrown off guard with cramps, bloating, fatigue, cravings and a generally sour mood (thanks to the aforementioned physical pains). Next month, reach for one of these nine foods, which have been …

Everything you think you know about happiness is wrong

For many of us, happiness is the ultimate goal in life, worth pursuing above all else. If you’d asked me a few months ago, I would have agreed. But recently, I’ve been thinking about the kinds of mistakes we make when pursuing happiness. I’ve been wondering whether the biggest mistake might be …

The Scary Truth Of Sleeping With Your Make-Up On

This is what one night of a full-faced sleep does to your skin...<p>Okay, so we all know that sleeping with your make-up on is never a good idea but we …

Deal: Fourth-graders go free on these all-inclusive adventure tours of national parks

Some lucky kids are going to travel for free in 2016. First, President Obama launched an initiative that gives fourth-graders free admission to national parks in honor of the National Park Service's 100th anniversary next year.<p>Now, Montana-based Austin Adventures ups the ante by offering …