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Facebook timing its users to crack down on 'click-baiting' headlines

Frustrated with a Facebook feed full of links to news stories that don’t live up to their headlines? Believe it or not, so is Facebook.<p>The social network may be the main funnel of traffic towards sites that overuse “You’ll NEVER believe...” and similar headline formats to elicit clicks, but now the …

Decentralize All The Things!

They gave us a fully decentralized Internet and we used it to build web services–Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, iCloud–so massively centralized they verge on being quasi-medieval fiefdoms. Now we’re building the Internet of Someone Else’s Things, wherein every room of every home will contain devices …

7 Airline Innovations That Will Change the Way We Fly

There was a day not too long ago when seatback TVs on planes looked space-aged, the concept of a call from 30,000 feet seemed impossible, and the idea of WiFi—let alone on a plane—was completely out of the question. Today? You take those things for granted. You even complain about them if they …

Windows 10’s new browser will have the most advanced features ever

This is Spartan<p>Microsoft is planning to radically overhaul its web browser in Windows 10. Sources familiar with the company’s Windows plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the new browser, codenamed Spartan, will include a host of new features not found in rival browsers. Chief among the plans for Spartan is …

Personify Lets You Video Chat and More in a 3D virtual space

While 3D may have flopped in the living room, its potential for video conferencing shines brightly.<p>Personify has launched an immersive video calling app and platform of the same name featuring Intel’s RealSense technology, which promises to bring a more immersive and realistic experience to video …

Mixmax Takes Sending Email With Gmail to the Next Level

A new Chrome extension extends Gmail’s functionality in new ways, while still feeling like it’s an official Gmail feature.<p>Mixmax says it’ll make you work “faster and smarter” in Gmail by improving the tools available to you for sending email and organizing meetings.<p>With the Mixmax extension, you …

Google Domains Public Beta Launches in the US

After announcing its domain registration service last summer, today Google Domains has lifted the invitation-only access and is open to anyone in the US.<p>Google Domains comes with a dashboard to help users maintain their website, along with Blogger integration to help sync company blog posts. The …

3 Rules Of App Design, According To Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer

The ex-Googler and current Yahoo CEO spells out three rules anyone can use to make an app better.<p>A new book about embattled Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer reveals her three rules of great app design. Written by Nicholas Carlson, <i>Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!</i> details everything from Mayer’s …

Game on: Apple patents snap-on iOS gamepad

What is it with Apple and the gaming-related patents as of late?<p>Just weeks after the publishing of an Apple patent showing a concealed gaming joystick capable of being hidden in future iPhones, today the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office has revealed another Apple invention related to a snap-on …

Facebook blames itself for massive 40-minute outage that brought world to its knees (update)

<i>Updated: This post was updated at 1:20 a.m. Pacific Time to include a statement from Facebook.</i><p>The alert from the Associated Press buzzed across mobile devices everywhere, delivering the shattering news: “Facebook suffers outage affecting users worldwide.”<p>The social media apocalypse was here. …

Apple supplier Foxconn to cut workforce despite likely record iPhone sales [Update: Foxconn denies]

<i>Update: Foxconn has denied the Reuters report, stating that the claim is “completely inaccurate and totally without foundation.” The company told us that increased automation will result in reduced recruitment, but that there are no plans to reduce its workforce “now or anytime in the …