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BUDGET: People in the UK who let out their homes on Airbnb got a £1,000 tax break

From April 2017, homeowners in the UK that let out their properties on Airbnb won't need to declare or pay tax on the first £1,000 they earn on the platform per year.<p>The same goes for anyone else that offers a service or product on a different sharing economy platform.<p>"We're going to help the new …

How to search YouTube and watch videos on the same page

One of my favorite features of YouTube’s mobile apps is the ability to minimize a video to a thumbnail and continue watching it while searching for another clip.<p>The YouTube Picture in Picture Chrome extension brings this same functionality to the desktop and it works like a charm.<p>Once you’ve …

Windows Phone Internals Lets You Root Your Lumia Smartphone (video)

If you have ever wanted to root your Lumia smartphone, the options previously available for you to do this have been a little scarce. However now a …

Salido Raises $2M To Build An Operating System For Restaurants

Restaurant software-maker Salido has raised $2 million in seed funding.<p>The round was led by High Line Venture Partners and its managing partner Shana Fisher. Also participating were a number of big names from the restaurant world, including chef (and longtime “Top Chef” judge) Tom Colicchio, …

Protect yourself from massive iOS security breach

Apple has now been affected by the worst security snafu in iOS history when it found that hundreds of apps, mostly in the Chinese App Store, have malicious code in them, called “XcodeGhost.”<p>Apple’s pulled the affected apps from the App Store to contain the security breach, but you’ll still need to …

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Earth heading for 'mini ice age' within 15 years

Research has predicted a new solar 'Maunder minimum' in the 2030s<p>The earth is 15 years from a period of low solar activity similar to that last seen during the "mini ice-age" of the 17th century, when the Thames froze.<p>Solar researchers at the University of Northumbria have created a new model of …

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Best cheap Android tablets (January 2018)

While high-end devices are generally the stars of the Android world, there is a growing emphasis into quality on a budget, and that’s very visible in the tablet arena.<p>From companies that are willing to sacrifice profits for the sake of market share, to established players looking to improve their …

Dojo, the app London's young bankers use to find the coolest night spots, will launch in Paris

It's a move that the Dojo founders — Robin Shimmin, Nick Dart, and Davran Karaca — anticipated but didn't expect this early on.<p>"We are beyond excited," the team told Business Insider in an email. "If you had told us eight months ago (when we were sleeping on our friend's sofas and handing out A4 …

50 email newsletters you need to know about

While email consistently gets a bad rap for being a productivity killer, we beg to differ. Below you’ll find a list of the 50 newsletters that we look forward to getting every week in our inbox.<p>News<p>One fantastic piece of journalism each weekday. <i>(This is a shameless plug — we’re the ones who made</i> …

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The mystery of Belle Gibson, who claimed she cured cancer with clean living

UPDATE: Wednesday, April 22, 5:02 p.m.: Belle Gibson has admitted to the <i>Australian Women's Weekly</i> she lied about having cancer. “No. None of it’s …

Google opening 'digital garage' to help businesses in Leeds

Google is opening a pop-up workshop in Leeds in a bid to help local businesses improve their digital skills. The Digital Garage project will see …

ZIIBRA's Online Store Links Artists and Customers

Sometimes it takes all your energy to create a product worth sharing. More often, it’s even harder to get the word out when you’re done.<p>ZIIBRA, an online marketplace based in Seattle, just launched ZIIBRA Shops, a new service designed to link up artists and craftsmen with interested buyers and let …

Customers

Did GCHQ Illegally Spy On You? Here's How You Can Find Out

Human rights group Privacy International has launched a way to allow anyone in the world to find out whether UK intelligence agency GCHQ illegally spied on them.<p>The organization, along with Bytes for All, Liberty and Amnesty International, recently brought a case to the UK’s Investigatory Powers …

Surveillance

Britain Launches First Driverless Car—And It’s Precious

Google's self-driving cars face some cute competition<p>Britain’s first driverless car doesn’t look like a car at all. The electric-powered LUTZ Pathfinder launched Wednesday, wandering the sidewalks of London’s Greenwich neighborhood, and it’s closer in appearance to a runaway cockpit of a small …

Autonomous Cars

How to Recover Deleted Photos From Your Memory Card or Smartphone

S#@$*! Accidentally deleted your vacation photos from your memory card? These steps might help get them back.<p><i>“Oh, no. Oh, nonononono. S#@$*!”</i> — You, after realizing you just accidentally deleted all of your vacation photos from your camera’s memory card. Or maybe your child somehow got his grubby …

This App Can Detect Skin Cancer In 7 Out Of 10 Cases: Here's How It Works

The app is not a replacement for a dermatologist, but it should raise awareness about the risks of melanoma, which killed an estimated 2,000 people in the UK in 2012, according to figures from the country's Cancer Research center.<p>SkinVision is based on a technology called "fractal geometry" — a …

Cancer

Smart Drug Could Unlock Adult Brain's Ability to Learn Like a Child's, Claim US Scientists

Researchers believe research could lead to treatment for Alzheimer's and strokes<p>Scientists at Stanford University claim to have discovered a drug …

The greatest brain myth there ever was?

Brain myths make people vulnerable to woolly ideas and useless products, get in the way of real understanding and are passed down to children as fact

5 Problems with the Moto G and how to fix them

The Moto G proved that you don’t necessarily need the latest and greatest to enjoy a great mobile experience. With its fantastic software experience, backed be decent hardware and a solid build quality, available at a very reasonable price tag, you definitely won’t feel like there have been too …

Gear & Gadgets

Discovering a Lost and Forgotten Early Christian 'Gospel'

Imagine discovering a lost and forgotten ancient Jewish/Christian writing, one not included in the New Testament, that dates to the earliest days of the emergence of Christianity. For historians of early Christianity or ancient Judaism, there is nothing more exciting -- think of the amazing …

92% Off: Learn to Code Android Apps

It’s time to take your app idea to the next level: the Elite Android Hacker Bundle includes lifetime access to 7 in-depth courses to master Android programming from the ground up with quality video tutorials from Udemy.<p>Start off on the right foot with key Java concepts, craft apps yourself with …

Pioneering new injection to cure heart failure without need for major surgery

The technique, which involves a simple injection, could aid the recovery of hundreds of thousands of heart failure patients - and could even consign heart transplants to history.<p>A pioneering new treatment that allows damaged hearts to recover without the need for major surgery is being trialled by …

Medicine

Puma Biotech's Overnight Billionaire On One Of His Keys To Success

Alan Auerbach hit the jackpot when stock of Puma Biotechnology, the drug company he founded, skyrocketed 295% on July 23 following good news from a Phase III clinical trial of an experimental breast cancer drug that Puma licensed from Pfizer. The astounding stock jump made him an overnight …

Goldman Managing Director Found Dead In Apparent Kite Surfing Accident

Police are still investigating the tragic death of 39-year-old Goldman Sachs Managing Director Nicholas Valtz this weekend. As Bloomberg reports, …

How to Remove Scratches From Your Phone

Image: Mashable, Isar Chang<p>Whether it's from the car keys in your pocket or an accidental drop, our phones are bound to be victims of scratches and …

10 best college apps for Android

College can be an important time in one’s life. You’ll be learning all kinds of new things. Or at least you’re supposed to. Most sites that do lists for college apps will tell you to do obvious things like join Twitter or subscribe to Spotify because of their college discount. However, we think you …

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7 Memory Skills That Will Make You Smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues ... If you're good at …