Justin Lybrand

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How Uber Used Secret Greyball Tool to Deceive Authorities Worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has for years engaged in a worldwide program to deceive the authorities in markets where its low-cost ride-hailing service was resisted by law enforcement or, in some instances, had been banned.<p>The program, involving a tool called Greyball, uses data collected from the Uber app …

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Boston Dynamics’ Handle robot dominates parkour on wheels in new footage

Boston Dynamics’ wheeled Handle robot received much fanfare earlier this month when DFJ partner Steve Jurvetson slipped us an early video from a company Keynote. Today we have more details on Handle in the form of a shiny HD video.<p>We already knew Handle could manage some pretty sick hurdles and …

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Debra Messing Promises the New Will & Grace Will Be Just Like the Old Will & Grace [Updated]

Get ready for 10 new episodes with Will, Grace, Jack, and Karen.<p>It’s official: <i>Will & Grace</i> fans, get ready for a trip back to ritzy Manhattan. NBC announced Wednesday to reporters at T.C.A. that the sitcom will return for a 10-episode limited revival during the 2017–2018 TV season. Naturally, <b>Debra</b> …

Introducing: The Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication

Very big news last year, in every possible sense of the word, was Vacheron Constantin's launch of the ref. 57260 pocket watch, the most complicated …

Earth - Our weird lack of hair may be the key to our success

Look closely at your friends, family and even strangers. Spot anything strange?<p>Ignore any large noses or unusually-shaped brows. Instead, look at their hair – or rather, the lack of it.<p>It might not seem strange, because we are used to having relatively little hair covering our bodies. But when we …

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Burger King's new Mac n' Cheetos are so beautiful I want to cry

Hold me<p>I am all for a world of brand mashups. Taco Bell's Doritos Loco Tacos had me racing to the drive-thru opening week, and the Sour Patch Kids-flavored Slurpee at 7-11 is...not my favorite, but I just like knowing that it exists.<p>For the latest edible remix, Burger King has tunneled deep into …

HTC 10 is as good as smartphones get

HTC fumbled last year's flagship One M9 so badly it almost ruined the company. If not for a bunch of midrange phones and hype for HTC Vive virtual …

Teleport will tell you where to live when you get sick of your annoying city

Are you ready for a move, but not sure where to go?<p>Well, hem and haw no further. The minds behind a new, free web app called Teleport hope to take …

The Most Unsung Fruit Is Sitting in Plain Sight

Banana ice cream and two-ingredient pancakes that'll take the most ignored fruit in your kitchen from sidepiece to main squeeze.<p>Peel, eat, and repeat. Eating bananas isn't all that glamorous. Sweet and self-contained, they're the quickest and easiest grab-and-go meal we know—a failsafe but never a …

If Trump wins, this Canadian island wants to be your new home

Cape Breton Island is appealing to all the Americans who want to get the hell out of the country if a Donald Trump presidency happens.<p>Cape Breton is …

This Common Way of Cooking Broccoli Leeches Out Healthy Compounds, Study Finds

You're doing it wrong.<p>Broccoli is one of America’s favourite vegetables, which is great for our health - but only if we prepare it right. A common …

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SpaceX landing hailed as giant leap for space travel

When<p>Elon Musk'sSpaceXrocket nailed its historic landing at Florida's Cape Canaveral on Monday night and the enormous dust cloud settled, it was more than an engineering feat hailed around the world.<p>The Falcon 9's landing made deep space travel seem attainable again — not just to aerospace engineers …

Apple Watch Sport Component Costs Estimated at $83.70, Which Won't Sit Well With Tim Cook

IHS iSuppli often tears down devices to estimate component costs, and today, the research firm released its report on the Apple Watch, suggesting it has the lowest hardware costs compared to retail price of any Apple product IHS has researched.<p>The 38mm Apple Watch Sport dissected by IHS was …

These Are the Screws You Should Be Using

Stop making things hard on yourself by building with drywall screws or other cheap fasteners.<p>Last weekend I was installing some 2 x 4 blocking for a bathroom cabinet, and I really struggled to drive the screws into the lumber. In fact, whenever I use drywall screws to build stuff, they break or …

Land Rover and Jaguar to recall 104,000 vehicles

WASHINGTON — Land Rover and Jaguar are recalling 104,000 vehicles because of problems with the brakes and lights.<p>The largest recall involves a …

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Lumo Lift review: posture-tracking gadget is a straight shooter

Are you sitting comfortably? That’s the question the new Lumo Lift is asking, and hoping to encourage an answer in the affirmative by training its users to stop slouching and sit up straight.<p>The posture-tracking wearable from Lumo Bodytech is a small, pebble-shaped device worn discretely under …

The Brain May Compensate For Heavy Pot Smoking -- Until It Can't Anymore

Another study adds to the growing but controversial pile of evidence that heavy marijuana use over the years can lead to changes in the brain. The research, published in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>, found that an area in the front of the brain called the orbitofrontal cortex …

WiTricity's CEO paints a picture of a wirelessly powered future

If WiTricity CEO Alex Gruzen gets his way, the company's tech will soon wind up in your phone, your car and even inside your body. That's because the Massachusetts-based company deals in magnetic resonance technology, and if those words don't mean anything to you now, they probably will before …

The iPhone just lost its perfect security record — now what?

For most of the iPhone's lifespan, it's been effectively immune to malware. There were theoretical attacks and viruses targeting jailbroken phones, but thanks to the tight controls of the App Store, finding iOS malware in the wild has been nearly impossible. If you didn't jailbreak your phone and …