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Female Coders Face Rejection When They Reveal Their Gender, Shows Study

The notion of gender equality is prevalent all around the world. Numerous organisations have come into existence for the purpose of supporting women …

Video shows how the iPhone 7’s dual-camera system might be a game-changer

While Apple is always researching and improving upon camera technologies – they do have more than 800 people working on it, after all – there’s a lot …

Mobile Technology

Amazon quietly pulls all hoverboards from its site

Here we go again. Months ago, we were the first to report that Amazon had removed Swagway hoverboards from its website, a situation that was reversed …

25 scientific images so gorgeous you can't even handle it

Cancer Cells

Watch: Boston Dynamics are being jerks to robots, for science

If you’ve ever wondered about the event that would make robots rise up and begin to fight back against their human oppressors, it probably looks a lot like the tests Boston Dynamics puts its Atlas robot through.<p>While it may look like pure jerk-ery, researchers are putting their humanoid robot …

With its new S7 phone, Samsung looks even more like Apple

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple and Samsung phones, which have been looking more and more alike over the past few years, are much closer to virtual twins with …

Phones

Microsoft’s new Android keyboard gives you quick access to contacts and files

Microsoft

Xiaomi’s Mi 5 is a stunning 5-inch Android phone that looks like a Galaxy S7

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today — the company’s first European media event — Xiaomi unveiled its flagship Mi 5 smartphone.<p>The Mi 5 has a 5.15-inch full HD display with extremely thin bezels, a fingerprint sensor on the front, a Snapdragon 820 processor, 4 GB of RAM, NFC, Qualcomm Quick …

Three Introverted CEOs and What You Can Learn From Them

1. Douglas Conant, the much-celebrated and beloved former CEO of Campbell Soup.<p>In addition to famously turning around his company, <b>Conant</b> is …

An Aging Instagram Tries To Win Us Back With Email “Highlights”

Four and a half years is a lot of pretty pictures. Instagram isn’t as young as it used to be, and it doesn’t want long-time users to slip away from its app.<p>Luckily, it can still email them. Email isn’t dead, no matter how much we wish it was. High open-rates mean it still matters. Twitter bought a …

The Pirate Bay is not down: Domain redirect problem has an easy fix

If you’re seeing a CloudFlare error suggesting The Pirate Bay is down, don’t fret. This is a domain redirect issue at the infamous thepiratebay.se domain, and all you have to do is navigate to one of The Pirate Bay’s four new domains: thepiratebay.mn, thepiratebay.gd, thepiratebay.vg, and …

Domain Names

The NSA is preparing to turn off mass surveillance programs

After a late Senate vote after midnight on Friday, the NSA is starting to take moves to shut down its bulk surveillance programs. With the legal foundation of those programs, the Patriot Act, set to expire at the end of the month, lawmakers have been working to agree on which parts of the mass …

Surveillance

Taxpayer tab for Clinton Inc.: $16 million

Bill Clinton and his office have received more money through the Former Presidents Act than any other ex-president.<p>By Election Day 2016, taxpayers will have paid out more than $16 million to fund Bill Clinton’s pension, travel, office expenses and even the salaries and benefits of staff at his …

Government

Iowa Straw Poll moves to new home

Republicans have picked a new location for the famed Iowa Straw Poll – traditionally, the presidential primary season’s lead-off popularity contest.<p>The event, usually held on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames, will be moving to the Central Iowa Expo in Boone, Iowa, on Aug. 8.<p>Iowa …

Government

Capturing Big Sur Under Moonlight: Testing the Sony A7s with 4K at ISO 40,000

Photographer Justin Majeczky wanted to test the 4K low-light capabilities of the Sony A7s for a short film he’s planning to shoot this summer, so he …

Watch Iron Man hand-deliver a child's 3D-printed, bionic arm and try not tear up

First, Robert Downey Jr. continues to be one of the coolest people in the world.<p>Secondly, this video is the work of The Collective Project, and while the addition of Hollywood talent in the arm's presentation gives a ton of PR value, the work being done by Albert Manero and Limbitless Solutions is …

If You Must Have More Sugar in Your Diet, Then Peeps Milk Is for You

<i>The post below entitled, “If You Must Have More Sugar In Your Diet, Then Peeps Milk Is For You,”</i> <i>originally appeared on FWx.</i><p>If you get frustrated …

Tools for Taking Notes (No Matter Where You Are)

Remembering all the important thoughts we have during the day is next to impossible, so organizers will advise using some sort of note-taking tool. …

Japan's tourism is booming thanks to Abenomics

Visitors to the country more than doubled between 2011 and 2014 (Abe became Prime Minister again at the end of 2012).<p>Abe's "Abenomics" policy has been made up of the Bank of Japan's massive quantitative easing scheme, along with easier fiscal policy. The policy has weakened the Japanese yen (an …

Japan

Disney's $1 Billion Bet on a Magical Wristband

If you want to imagine how the world will look in just a few years, once our cell phones become the keepers of both our money and identity, skip …

Which is Right For You: Lightroom or Photoshop (or Both)?

Effective post processing brings the image taken in the field to life on the computer screen. There are a number of tools available, each having …

Hillary Clinton is 'too big to fail' for Democrats

Hillary Clinton's status as the Democrats' seemingly inevitable and overwhelming front-runner in the 2016 presidential race has some in the party fearing she's "too big to fail."<p>That description was used by The New York Times in a story published on Wednesday in which several Democrats expressed …

Government

Jurors in bombing trial see video of carjack victim's escape

BOSTON (AP) — A carjacking victim on Thursday described his harrowing ride at gunpoint with the Boston Marathon bombers three days after the attack and the moment he made the terrifying decision to bolt from the car.<p>Dun Meng, a Chinese national who moved to the U.S. in 2009 to attend Boston's …

Organized Charging for Mobile Devices

Many of my organizing clients have multiple mobile devices, and they get concerned about the space it takes to charge all those devices. No one likes …

Iraq officials say ISIL ransacked ancient Assyrian site

Fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group have desecrated another ancient Iraqi capital, the government said, razing parts of the 2,700-year-old city of Khorsabad, which is famed for its colossal statues of human-headed winged bulls.<p>Officials have said for several days they …

Archaeology

Google Launches Store For "Made With Google" Hardware

Just as Google announced a new Chromebook Pixel, the company has also taken the wraps off a new store that will sell “Made with Google” hardware.<p>The new store will sit alongside the existing Play Store, which is now dedicated to only digital content. Google Store exists to make it easier to learn …

Chromebook

Apple’s Campus 2 spaceship gets off the ground in latest official aerial shot

Following the latest 4K drone flyover video we posted earlier this month, Apple has shared an updated aerial shot showing construction progress on its Campus 2 project in Cupertino. The new shot shows significant developments since last month’s official image.<p>The aerial shot above shows the main …

Drones

Apple Again Said to Adopt Intel LTE Chips for iPhones in 2016

Some of Apple's iPhones produced in 2016 will use wireless modem chips supplied by Intel rather than Qualcomm, reports <i>VentureBeat</i>. iPhones (presumably the iPhone 7) sold in emerging markets in Asia and Latin America will reportedly use an Intel 7360 LTE modem.<p>Intel has been gunning hard during the …

Latin America

Finally, you can play Cards Against Humanity online

<i>UPDATE: 6:00 p.m. ET, March 11: The creator of CardsAgainstOriginality.com told Mashable that the site is running slower than usual. It is updating</i> …