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Yayoi Kusama and the Amazing Polka-Dotted, Selfie-Made Journey to Greatness

Sometimes I think Yayoi Kusama might be the greatest artist to come out of the 1960s and one of the few, thanks in part to her long life, still making work that feels of the moment. Other times I think she’s a bit of a charlatan who produces more Kusama paintings than the world needs and stoops to …

Modern Art

Cryptocurrency mining virus spreads across Facebook Messenger

A virus that turns victims' computers into a cryptocurrency miner without their knowledge is spreading across Facebook Messenger, security experts have warned.<p>The malware, named "Digmine", affects desktop versions of the app when running on a Google Chrome browser, according to researchers at Trend …

Merry Christmas +Tommi Ris! Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, an...

Merry Christmas +Tommi Ris! Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations (167 …

Pictures of the Week 11.30.17

Pakistan

Twitter changes reason for not removing anti-Muslim videos retweeted by Trump

Twitter is standing by its earlier decision to keep up a series of graphic anti-Muslim videos retweeted by President Trump earlier this week — though it’s attempting to reframe its reason for doing so.<p>CEO Jack Dorsey took to the site to retract an earlier statement that Twitter support had left the …

Samsung’s new luxurious smart flip phone has the widest aperture camera lens yet

Samsung unveiled a new expensive flip phone, the Samsung W2018, during a launch event in China today, as first reported by <i>GizmoChina</i>. Many of the W2018’s specs are on par with the S8 and Note 8, with one exception: the camera lens.<p>The W2018 is the latest addition to Samsung’s W line, which gets …

Mobile Technology

Virgin Hyperloop One Says Construction Will Begin in 2019

Testing of the high-speed transport system could follow in 2021, but no word yet on the location of the first route.<p><i>In brief: Virgin Hyperloop One has confirmed that it intends to start construction on a Hyperloop route in 2019. Tests at a production level are set to follow in 2021.</i><p>ARRIVING SOON<p>The …

High-speed Rail

HTC U11 Plus announced: tiny bezels and huge battery improve on an already great phone

Ships with Oreo and more of the good stuff that made the U11 so appealing<p>The HTC U11 has been one of the best flagship Android phones of 2017, and now it has been upgraded and enhanced as a new U11 Plus model, freshly announced by HTC today. What are the big differences? The display is the most …

Mobile Technology

New ransomware attack hits Russia and spreads around globe

The U.S. government has issued a warning about a new ransomware attack that spread through Russia and Ukraine and into other countries around the world.<p>Cybersecurity experts said the ransomware -- which posed as an Adobe update before locking down computers and demanding money for people to get …

CNN

Get Ready for the ‘Reaper’ Botnet: It’s Already Infected Over a Million Devices

Just in time for Halloween, a growing hacked device botnet named "Reaper" could put the internet in the dark.<p>Over a million internet-connected cameras and routers have already been infected, researchers with the Israeli-based firm Check Point says — and the number is growing.<p>"Our research suggests …

Cybersecurity

Tesla Turns Power Back On At Children's Hospital In Puerto Rico

Tesla has used its solar panels and batteries to restore reliable electricity at San Juan's Hospital del Niño (Children's Hospital), in what company founder Elon Musk calls "the first of many solar+battery Tesla projects going live in Puerto Rico."<p>The project came about after Puerto Rico was hit by …

Caribbean

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Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, in Pictures

World Records

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Twitter is getting a much needed save-for-later button

Twitter is working on a bookmarking button so you can save tweets to read later, for posterity or whatever else – without having to ‘heart’ it, reports BuzzFeed News.<p>That’ll certainly come in handy, especially for the scores of users (myself included) who enjoy using Twitter to discover interesting …

Cortana will now interrupt your Skype chats

Microsoft’s virtual assistant Cortana has finally arrived in Skype. Announced at last year’s Microsoft Build 2016 event, the assistant’s integration was also previewed when the company released an overhauled, Snapchat-inspired version of its mobile messaging app this summer. But Cortana for Skype …

Pictures of the Week 10.5.17

Auto Racing

Uber’s Board Approves Changes to Reshape Company’s Power Balance

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber’s board of directors voted on Tuesday for governance changes that will reshape the balance of power at the ride-hailing service, paving the way for a stock sale to the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank and for the company to go public by 2019.<p>The 11-member board met for less than …

Google app 7.13 reveals ‘Google Earphones,’ Commute settings for Assistant, more [APK Teardown]

The latest beta of the Google app is rolling out this morning and features a number of strings related to Assistant. Version 7.13 notes new features in the works for Assistant-enabled headphones, as well as what is possibly a new device: “Google Earphones.”<p><b>About APK Teardowns</b>: In this ‘APK …

Google

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Inside the Latest Power Struggle at Uber

SAN FRANCISCO — The phone calls began late Friday among Uber’s new chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi, and the ride-hailing company’s executives, as well as board members and a raft of lawyers. They were facing an emergency.<p>The problem was that Travis Kalanick, Uber’s former chief executive and a …

Dara Khosrowshahi

How to stop sites from 'borrowing' your CPU to mine cryptocurrency

Over the weekend, torrent portal The Pirate Bay was caught running a cryptocurrency miner on its website, queitly hijacking visitors’ computing resources to stack Monero coins, TorrentFreak reported.<p>The Pirate Bay has since confessed its sins on its official blog, claiming the JavaScript mining …

Cryptocurrency

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In Pictures: Cassini mission's greatest shots

<b>As the Cassini spacecraft's mission comes to an end, we look back on 13 years of stunning images from the Saturn system.</b><p>This majestic panorama was taken while Saturn was blocking the Sun, from the viewpoint of the Cassini spacecraft. On 15 September 2006, the orbiter drifted through Saturn's shadow …

Astronomy

Fitness tracker firm Jawbone faces liquidation

<b>Fitness tracker firm Jawbone is facing liquidation, and chief executive Hosain Rahman is launching a new health-based tech start-up, the BBC understands.</b><p>The BBC has learned that reports of the liquidation published by news site The Information are correct.<p>Jawbone said it had no comment.<p>The firm has …

Fitness Technology

Week in pictures: 24-30 June 2017

<b>Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week.</b><p><b>All photographs are copyrighted.</b>

Europe

In pictures: A bird's eye view

The winners of this year's aerial photography competition run by online site Dronestagram have been announced.<p>There were thousands of entries taken using drone cameras and the winners were selected by the judges - National Geographic deputy director Patrick Witty and Emanuela Ascoli, photo editor …

Nature Photography