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The official Reddit app is already #1 in the US App Store

Yesterday, Reddit released its first apps for iOS and Android, developed in-house — and it’s already at the top of the App Store charts in the US.<p>According to Sensor Tower, the official Reddit app is now top dog in the US App Store. In just 24 hours, it’s left Twitter, Snapchat and Facebook in its …

The Case For Why Disney Should Buy Netflix

In the past year, Walt Disney (dis), a company that sells itself on magic and nostalgia, has struggled with some very real problems.<p>The entertainment …

Walt Disney Company

Inside the little-known firm said to be helping the FBI crack iPhones

Sun's shares have surged since March 21, when US authorities said a third party demonstrated a way to access data on the iPhone used in the San …

Privacy

Rio Olympics: Our Newest Olympic Table Tennis Star Melissa Tapper Doesn't Even Have a Table At Home

Melissa Tapper made history this week. The 26-year-old Melburnian became the first Aussie to be selected in both the Australian Olympic and …

China

Rio Olympics: Jess Fox Is Just About Australia's Best Gold Medal Chance In Rio

Jess Fox is the most interesting, likeable Olympian you’ve never heard of. She might also be Australia’s best gold medal chance in Rio in …

Meet the bughunters: the hackers in India protecting your data

Tech wizards from some of India’s smallest towns are earning millions by helping uncover security flaws in Facebook and Google sites<p>Nobody thought Anand Prakash would end up a multi-millionaire.<p>Raised in a small town of Bhadra in western India, Prakash preferred to spend his free time playing …

Cybersecurity
Golf
Motorsport

Money men are running Formula One into the ground

So here, distilled, is the ungovernable shambles that constitutes Formula One in 2016. The revamped qualifying system, so disjointed in Australia that Sebastian Vettel had time to change into his jeans for the press conference, is a farce. Drivers hate it, crowds are befuddled by it, and team …

BMW just unveiled an IoT concept video at Build 2016 – and it looks incredible

BMW’s Vice President of Digital Life Services and Engineering Thom Brenner took the stage today at Microsoft Build to detail the first stage of its ambitious IoT project that aims to deliver “ultimate smart device connectivity that’s perfectly integrated into your digital lifestyle.”<p>The concept …

Cycling: how to conquer hills

Knowing how to climb hills efficiently can make all the difference to a long day in the saddle. Here are eight tips to get you to the top<p>Whether it’s in preparation for mastering the hills on your local club ride, or because you have aspirations to ride some of the mountain passes made famous by …

Muscle

Watch This F1 Car Absolutely Crush a Superbike Around a Racetrack

A racing motorcycle is no match for a modern F1 car.<p>Everyone knows a modern Formula 1 car is fast, but it's hard to understand just how badly it beats everything else on wheels. We generally see F1 cars racing against other F1 cars, so this video of David Coulthard racing a 2012 Red Bull RB8 …

Superbikes

Indonesia moves to ban taxi apps, as China tries to legalize them

In a step toward regulating popular ride-hailing apps, China is pressing on with drafting new rules for taxi apps such as Uber and Didi Kuaidi. …

Facebook and Twitter Turned Him Down. Now He's Worth $4 Billion | Inc.com

First off, I love this kind of story.<p>Let's go back in time to 2009. Brian Acton was an accomplished programmer who'd checked the box with stints at both Apple and Yahoo.<p>Now he was looking for work--and he was coming up short. His Twitter feed tells the tale.<p><b>Bonus content: 9 Things Great Leaders Say</b> …

Silicon Valley

A Stanford grad who raised $40 million thinks he's figured out how to get rid of Wi-Fi dead spots in your house — and it actually works

Early last year, Eero used this dream to launch a crowdfunding campaign that sold over $1 million in preorders.<p>The pitch was that Eero would use multiple devices to blanket your entire home with a smooth Wi-Fi signal that anyone could set up.<p>And after pushing back the launch from last summer, Eero …

Wi-Fi
Corruption

Chinese companies want to buy Opera for $1.2 billion

You might think of Opera as a forgotten browser from the pre-Chrome era that you haven't used in years. But a group of Chinese companies value it highly enough to put a whopping $1.2 billion buyout offer on the table. The Norwegian company has confirmed that it has recently received an acquisition …

Report: Google testing 5G drones that deliver internet 40 times faster than 4G

According to a records obtained by The Guardian, Google is testing solar-powered drones at Spaceport America, a New Mexico facility that formerly played host to Virgin Galactic.<p>The project, codenamed SkyBender, aims to test several prototype transcievers and drones using millimeter wave radio …

Motor Racing

BMW made a motorcycle helmet that builds in the best parts of Google Glass

The concept could be reality in a couple years<p>Nearly four years ago, Google published a video previewing what it might be like to use an augmented reality headset. It showed all kinds of useful information hanging out in the corner of your vision, and then that same information lowering into your …

Augmented Reality

Man v machine: Half of NSW jobs at risk of computerisation

Across the state, butchers, smallgoods makers, abattoir workers and labourers have more than a 96 per cent probability of losing their jobs as …

Business School
Corruption

Malaysia Airlines temporarily bans luggage on Europe-bound flights

<b>(CNN) —</b> Frequent fliers are used to occasionally finding one of their bags hasn't arrived at their destination with them, whether due to a tight connection or airline error.<p>But few have ever been told prior to boarding that their checked luggage simply wouldn't be joining them on the same …

Malaysia Airlines

Microsoft is pulling the plug on Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 next Tuesday

Microsoft is ending support for most users of Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 next week on January 12th, releasing a final patch encouraging users to upgrade to one of the company's more recent browsers. The end of support means that these older versions of Internet Explorer will no longer receive …

Software

Fewer than 1% of computers are ready for virtual reality

Facebook's Oculus will release its first headset in a few months, as will Sony and HTC.<p>Interest in virtually reality (VR) is growing in the tech industry, with Google's Cardboard and Samsung's Gear VR already available, and other major players rumored to be working on VR as well.<p>But there are a …

Virtual Reality

Apple shares tumble on report of iPhone output cut

As US stock have stabilized after a China-sparked crash earlier this week, Apple shares have slumped following a report by a Japanese business daily …

Apple Watch