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Cisco has yanked all its ads from YouTube

One of America's biggest tech companies has stopped running ads on YouTube after some of them appeared on channels promoting extremist content.<p>Cisco (CSCO) said in a statement Thursday that it has "temporarily paused advertising on YouTube due to instances where third party partners did not meet …

Microsoft's AI-powered offline translation now runs on any phone

Translator should be more accurate when you're traveling abroad.<p>Like many translation apps, Microsoft Translator has only used AI to decipher phrases while you have an internet connection. That's not much help if you're on a vacation in a place where mobile data is just a distant memory. Well, you …

In-app purchases are more successful now than ever, new data shows

A new report from <i>Sensor Tower</i> this week shows that in-app purchases continue to be popular among smartphone users and developers. The analytics firm says that iPhone users spent 23 percent more on in-app purchases in 2017 than they did in the prior year…<p>Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip<p>Intelligence data …

In-App Purchases

Foxconn is making Sirin Labs' $1,000 blockchain phone

Sirin Labs made the news last September when it unveiled a blockchain-powered phone and PC that would act as secure wallets for your cryptocurrency fortune. It’s now found a manufacturer in Foxconn, the Taiwanese firm that builds iPhones for Apple.<p>The $999 Finney phone will let you store and shop …

'Killer robots': AI experts call for boycott over lab at South Korea university

Developing autonomous weapons would make the security situation on the Korean peninsula worse. Toby Walsh, professor at University of New South Wales<p>Artificial intelligence researchers from nearly 30 countries are boycotting a South Korean university over concerns a new lab in partnership with a …

Wales

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

Facebook finds hundreds more accounts run by Kremlin-linked troll group

Months after it removed hundreds of fake pages and accounts run by a Kremlin-linked troll group that were targeted at Americans, Facebook said on Tuesday it had removed almost 300 more pages and accounts run by the group, the vast majority targeted at Russian speakers.<p>Last summer, the company …

Emily Ratajkowski's New Year's Eve Top Plunged Far Enough to Make Your Jaw Drop

Emily Ratajkowski spent New Year's Eve with friends in NYC posing for photos with a fancy, furry stole swung over her shoulder, but underneath, the supermodel wore a black lace Asos bodysuit ($28, originally $40) with a neckline that plunged <i>very</i> far south. The look was sexy and stunning, as per …

Emily Ratajkowski

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer.<p>If you don't yet own one, this guide explains ways …

A New History of the Second World War

In 1936, Charles Lindbergh arrived in Berlin to inspect the Luftwaffe. The visit had been arranged by Truman Smith, an ingenious intelligence officer who knew that Herman Göring, the Nazi air marshal, would find the American aviator’s celebrity irresistible; Lindbergh flew to Berlin with his wife, …

The future of digital marketing: predictions for 2018

As the year draws to a close, Return asks its senior team to reflect on 2017 and offer predictions for 2018. Topics raised include programmatic and …

Exclusive: Kickstarter launches its first new product in 9 years

Amid stagnant growth and a leadership exodus, Kickstarter’s founder returns to the helm<p>When Kickstarter launched in 2009, it caught lightning in a bottle. The platform let creators launch a project with a funding goal and a time limit, and assign rewards to backers based on how much they donated. …

Broadcom reportedly thinking about buying Qualcomm for $100 billion

In a move that would make <i>Austin Powers’</i> Dr. Evil shriek in happiness, chipmaker Broadcom is reportedly considering buying fellow chipmaker Qualcomm for $100 billion with a capital B.<p>According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, Broadcom is currently in talks with advisers on how to best approach the potential bid, which …

The Academy awards its first Oscar for virtual reality

Who knows -- it could lead to a legit VR category at the Oscars.<p>Virtual reality experiences aren't just games and cheap thrills -- some creators use the medium to start a dialogue and tell worthwhile stories. Take the VR exhibition <i>Carne y Arena (Virtually Present, Physically Invisible)</i> by Alejandro …

Virtual Reality

WhatsApp's new 'unsend' feature could very well save you from yourself

In an age in which so much of our communication occurs digitally, WhatsApp, one of the most widely used apps on the planet, is trying to do its part …

Facebook Messenger teams up with PayPal for payments

Facebook users are getting a new way to pay eachother with Messenger. Well, actually an old one – starting today, people in the US will be able to pay eachother using PayPal.<p>To set up PayPal, just initiate a payment like you normally would, by tapping the ‘+’ button and then selecting the green …

Alphabet is training law enforcement on how to handle self-driving car crashes

The company has also taught its cars to hear and see sirens and pull over.<p>What happens when self-driving cars gets into an accident?<p>Alphabet’s self driving car division Waymo has been testing its fleet of robot cars in four states across the country — Washington, California, Arizona, and Texas — …

Qualcomm demands iPhone ban in China

Apple’s bitter legal feud with Qualcomm is being taken to an all-new level over in China.<p>The San Diego-based chip company has filed a lawsuit with a Beijing intellectual property court demanding all sales and production of the iPhone to be banned.<p>According to a report from Bloomberg, Qualcomm is …

Apple's design chief thinks its about time you put down the iPhone

Speaking at <i>The New Yorker’s</i> annual tech shindig,TechFest, Apple design guru Jony Ive hit us with some hard truth: we’re using our phones too much. Granted, we didn’t need Ive to tell us this: multiple studies have come to the same conclusion, and that conclusion is that smartphones are basically …

Apple

MicroLED explained: The next-gen display technology

While OLED technology is currently enjoying its time in the spotlight, display innovators are already turning their attention to the next big technological shift – microLED. Major product companies, including Samsung, Apple, and Facebook’s Oculus, are already looking at this technology for future …

Jessica Alba's Honest Co. slashes its valuation

The Honest Company, the all-natural home goods company co-founded by Jessica Alba, is raising $75 million in new venture capital funding at a much …

Android Pay adds 13 new banks, brings total to over 1000

Android Pay is only successful as long as most users can add their credit cards to it, and Google has spent years building up the list of supported …

Mark Zuckerberg clashed with Facebook execs over letting employees work on his philanthropy

Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook employees to work on projects for his philanthropic fund, The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, but was forced to abandon the idea early last year after opposition from senior executives.<p>Zuckerberg's desire for his two companies to "undertake joint projects," and to allow …

An 18-year-old entrepreneur has idea that could change the world — and she might help change the tech industry too

A freshman at MIT, Lin helped develop an Android app while interning at the US State Department. She's this year's Youth Poet Laureate in New York City. And She was named to Crain's 20 under 20 list.<p>She's also prospective entrepreneur who's CEO of her own company. And in that role, she could help …

Study Finds 'Collusion Network' of Fake Likes on Facebook

A Facebook post that quickly receives lots of likes is also more likely to be seen by more users.<p>But researchers at the University of Iowa and the …

Semi-automated truck convoys get green light for UK trials

Government allocates £8.1m to trials of ‘platooning’ which proponents say could cut congestion and hauliers’ fuel costs<p>The government has given the go-ahead for the first trials of convoys of semi-automated trucks on UK motorways.<p>Up to three wirelessly connected HGVs will travel in convoy, with …

iOS 11 has a ‘cop button’ to temporarily disable Touch ID

Apple is adding an easy way to quickly disable Touch ID in iOS 11. A new setting, designed to automate emergency services calls, lets iPhone users tap the power button quickly five times to call 911. This doesn’t automatically dial the emergency services by default, but it brings up the option to …

How to Reach Your Audience With Video

Welcome to our <b>Video Basics</b> series, where we teach you the foundations of doing better marketing with video.<p>This video covers the three steps to …

Trends in Social Media Marketing: B2B vs. B2C [Infographic]

There are some B2C strategies that B2B businesses can benefit by using; but, overall, B2C and B2B companies still often use different marketing …

Don’t use “click here”

And other common hyperlink mistakes<p>I’m not the only one to write about this. In fact, you can easily search “should I use click here for links” in …