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31 Life-Changing Products On Amazon You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

FOMO is one of the weirder, more annoying side effects of social media usage (that and getting friend requested by your parents). But it can also …

Shopping

Protect yourself from identity theft with these blackout roller stamps

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Best Board Games 2018: 9 ideas to liven up your next gathering | Trusted Reviews

<b>Everyone loves a board game. Even the people who say they don’t. They’re the ones who suddenly get ultra-serious about whether they get to collect</b> …

Virtual Currency Offerings May Hit a New Peak with Telegram Coin Sale

SAN FRANCISCO — It took Facebook seven years to raise $1 billion from investors. Uber did it in five.<p>The messaging company Telegram has been around since 2013, but never tried to raise significant money until late last year. Now, thanks to an initial coin offering, or I.C.O., Telegram is on track …

Cryptocurrency

Here is the leaked white paper for the massive Telegram ICO

It seems everyone wants in on the cryptocurrency craze – and it looks messaging giant Telegram is gearing up to launch its own initial coin offering (ICO).<p>Following a report from TechCrunch, Cryptovest has shared a leaked copy of the white paper primer detailing Telegram’s blockchain-powered …

Cryptocurrency

Heavy-Duty Hand Creams for When You Lose Your Winter Gloves

Winter gloves go the way of socks, hair ties, and bobby pins. Poof—just like that they disappear, and we assume they all end up suspended in this …

Skin Care

Canada’s top exchange Coinsquare could beat Coinbase to adding Ripple

Amidst speculation that popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is quietly working on adding Ripple (XRP) to its platform, Canada’s leading exchange desk, Coinsquare, has announced plans to integrate Ripple to its website in the near future.<p>In a televised interview on the local Business News …

Cryptocurrency

How to tell if your iPhone battery needs replacing

Apple is now offering to swap the battery in older iPhone's for $29, but will having this done speed up your device?<p><i>Video: How to check if your</i> …

Mobile Technology

Replacing Your iPhone Battery? Here’s the Best Third-Party Services

iPhone battery replacements are getting harder to come by, especially if you go through Apple.<p>In a note to investors on Feb. 27, Barclays analysts …

In first TV interview, Harvey Weinstein's former assistant discusses his 'overarching need for power'

Harvey Weinstein’s former assistant Zelda Perkins says that the Hollywood mogul is a “power addict” and that nondisclosure agreements helped him continue abusing women for years.<p>Perkins — who in the 1990s worked for United Kingdom arm of Miramax films, which Weinstein co-founded — accused the …

Harvey Weinstein

Apple Now Offers up to $2,500 When You Trade in a Qualifying Mac

In case you didn’t know, Apple has maintained a long-standing trade in program for its most valuable products — affording customers the opportunity …

Apple Store

Today’s Best iOS & Mac App Deals: Simpler Pro, Dogfight Elite, more

In today’s best iOS and Mac app/game deals we are seeing notable price drops on Simpler Pro, Nighty Night Circus, Mystery of Blackthorn Castle, Dogfight Elite and more. You’ll find a complete list of today’s absolute best apps curated by hand down below:<p>Today’s Best iOS App Deals:<p><b>iOS</b> …

Resurface your best tunes of 2017 with Spotify's yearly Wrapped

Given how easy it is to discover new music on Spotify, it’s just as easy to forget about all the equally delicious tracks you found last month.<p>Thankfully, Spotify won’t let that happen, today releasing <i>Your 2017 Wrapped</i>. This clever feature, initially rolled out last year to replace its previous …

Ed Sheeran

5 companies dead-set on 'shaking up' the world of blockchain

In case you need a quick refresher, blockchains are made up of chronological records of transactions. The information that’s stored in these ledgers is saved in verifiable chunks, which are known as blocks. Blocks are chained together to form blockchains.<p>This technology is completely revolutionary, …

Waves Set To Become 'Fastest' Decentralized Blockchain Platform Globally

Waves, a global public blockchain platform founded last year that completed its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in June 2016 raising over $16 million (c.30,000 bitcoin (BTC)), is implementing new technology to enable the network to process thousands of transactions per minute and become what is claimed …

Blockchain

Apple has a fix to one of the biggest issues with the Apple TV 4K

Content matching is coming to tvOS 11.2... someday<p>Nilay Patel, Verge Editor-in-chief and my boss, is a huge A/V spec nerd. I mean, did you read his review of the Apple TV 4K? What a dork.<p>Here's one the biggest gripes extracted directly from his review:<p>"The Apple TV also automatically preferences …

Smart TV

Here’s Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making Money from Cryptocurrency incl. Bitcoin: $15

Forget stocks and commodities — cryptocurrency is where the real gains are happening right now. The #1 Cryptocurrency Investment Course: A Step-By-Step Guide helps you make money from the likes of Bitcoin and Ethereum, with 4.5 hours of video tutorials. You can start learning now for <b>$15</b> (Orig. …

Watch out Google! Blockchain will set us free from data tyranny

Credit: RF Clipart<p>Do you know how much data you actually own?<p>You would think it would be a lot, right? We’re constantly feeding the internet with our personal information, traits, habits, and characteristics — so at least some of that data should belong to us personally.<p>That would be the case in a …

The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …

Humans fold as AI comes up aces in poker competition

Now computers can bluff.<p>This should be a terrifying thought, but it’s a breakthrough moment, watched by thousands of people across 151 countries on …

There’s a key way to get kids to read more books—and enjoy it

It has become conventional thought that gamification—the application of game-style challenges and rewards to traditional tasks—is changing the way kids learn. If there’s something being taught, it’s almost certain there’s now a gamified way to learn it.<p>Making teaching methods more entertaining is …

Kids

Gridiron Gangster: How a Vigilante Gambler Took Down an Alleged Crime Boss

Inside the story of Owen Hanson, former USC athlete suspected of heading an international gambling and drug syndicate<p><b>THE GAMBLER AND THE PLAYER</b><p>Robert …

New Orleans Saints

How Sarma Melngailis, Queen of Vegan Cuisine, Became a Runaway Fugitive

With customers such as Chelsea Clinton and Alec Baldwin, the Pure Food and Wine owner was a food-world star. Then, in 2011, she met Anthony Strangis. Now facing prison for grand larceny and fraud, Melngailis says her collapse was due to a spell he cast.<p>Focus on the dog. By the time police arrested …

Crime

The Man Behind the Tapes That Could Sink the Donald

Here’s why Mark Burnett won’t release the 'Apprentice' footage.<p>He’s a former British paratrooper and one-time Beverly Hills nanny who made a fortune inventing reality TV with <i>Survivor</i> and producing shows for every network. He’s a devout Christian who, with his wife Roma Downey, has generated …

Donald Trump

An Italian rapper, a 'hangman's noose' and a $250m lawsuit: the chaotic race to build Elon Musk's hyperloop

In 2013, irked by the $68 billion (£51 billion) cost of California’s high-speed rail project, Elon Musk proposed an alternative. He called it the …

High-speed Rail

If You're Buying Designer Furniture, Read This First

A new UK law is making it tougher for furniture dealers to manufacture, import,or sell knockoffs.<p>When a clothing retailer copies a designer's work, it makes headlines in the fashion industry. In the interior design world, on the other hand? Well, we're getting there.<p>Dezeen reports that UK copyright …

Apps

Sirin Labs nabs $72M to build the Rolls-Royce of smartphones: ‘Solarin’ goes on sale in May

A stealth Israeli startup has raised $72 million to bring what it touts as the “Rolls-Royce of smartphones” to market.<p>Sirin Labs was founded in 2013 by Kazakh entrepreneur Kenges Rakishev; Israeli venture capitalist Moshe Hogeg, the same guy behind Mobli and Yo; and former McKinsey consultant Tal …

Sirin Labs blasts into the secure smartphone space with a $72 million seed round

Sirin Labs, a new high-end smartphone manufacturer, has raised a $72 million seed round from Singulariteam founder Moshe Hogeg, Kazakh businessman Kenges Rakishev, and the Chinese social networking service Renren to launch a new, secure smartphone.<p>The phone will be revealed in May at Sirin Labs’ …

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