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LinkedIn Picks a Losing Fight With Fake News

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Propagandists ramming verifiably false information into the eyeballs of credulous internet users—now dubbed “fake news”—is one of the most daunting, complicated issues facing social platforms today. Even the richest, most powerful tech companies with the brightest talent pools have yet to deploy anything resembling a… Read more...

Jason Chaffetz Wants to Use Facial Recognition to Track Immigrants

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Hey, remember Congressman Jason Chaffetz, the guy who said poor people should stop buying so many dang iPhones if they want healthcare? Well, the dingus has done it again: During a congressional hearing about the government’s use of use of facial recognition technology on Wednesday, Chaffetz suggested using that same… Read more...

You Can Watch the First Five Minutes of Ghost in the Shell Right Here

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Whatever else might be true of the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie, it’s also true that the filmmakers have put as much of the budget on the screen as humanly possible. And as you can tell when you watch the film’s opening scene—available here and now for your viewing pleasure—it has paid off, at least in in the… Read more...

Kotaku The Last Naruto Episode Is Tomorrow | io9 We Could Get More Movies From the Live-Action Beau

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Kotaku The Last Naruto Episode Is Tomorrow | io9 We Could Get More Movies From the Live-Action Beauty and the Beast Universe | Truck Yeah The Ridiculously Cheap Mercedes ML55 AMG Has One Trick Left | Two Cents You Don’t Need More Money Advice, You Just Need Advice You Can Relate To | Read more...

15-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Sexually Assaulted on Facebook Live While 40 People Watched

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Since it debuted nearly a year ago, Facebook Live has been rife with content moderation problems. The latest in a long line of horrific examples comes from Chicago, where the Associated Press reports that a missing 15-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by up to six people while about 40 people watched the… Read more...

Mountain Biking Down an Abandoned Mine Shaft Is a Dimly Lit Descent Into Hell

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There are lots of places to go off-road mountain biking if you’re looking for a cheap thrill (or the chance to break your neck). But one of the most dangerous has to be riding into an abandoned mine shaft. If your flashlight dies as you’re pedalling deep into the earth, you’re probably screwed. Read more...

Samsung's New iPad Pro Is Just Fantastic

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Coming a year after the launch of Apple’s first 9.7-inch iPad Pro, the new iteration from Samsung feels daring. While it has the same sleek lines, is just as light, and possesses the magnetic connection on one side for easy keyboard cover attachment, Samsung’s iPad Pro for 2017 is, inexplicably called the Galaxy Tab… Read more...

Fortune Cites Fake Telegram From McDonald's to President Nixon That Says 'Retire Bitch' 

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last week, the McDonald’s Twitter account got into a bit of trouble when it sent a tweet to President Trump calling him a “disgusting excuse for a president.” We still don’t know what happened (McDonald’s said its account was “compromised”) but Fortune magazine noted that it wasn’t the first time that McDonald’s had… Read more...

Senator Asks Supreme Court Nominee If He'd Rather Fight 100 Duck-Sized Horses or a Horse-Sized Duck

Neil Gorsuch is poised to be the next Supreme Court justice of the United States, filling a spot that’s been vacant for over a year. Gorsuch will wield enormous power and help shape the country’s laws for generations to come. And Republican Senators aren’t afraid to ask him the tough questions: Like would you rather… Read more...

New Options for Getting Your Cat High Can Only Be a Good Thing

Catnip has long been the preferred fix for cats. Given just a tiny whiff of the plant, most cats will temporarily turn into an approximation of a fully loaded, 1970s era Dennis Hopper. But for some cats, it’s as pointless as an O’Douls. A new study has found three new options that could allow all cats to get totally… Read more...

Texas Senate Passes Bill Allowing Doctors to Withhold Information From Pregnant Women

In a mind-bogglingly dangerous move, conservatives in the Texas Senate have passed a bill that some say would make it legal for doctors to lie to pregnant women about discoveries made during prenatal testing. Read more...

Gab CEO Andrew Torba Is Mad Online

Today the mobile version of Gab.ai—the invite-only free(ish) speech social network that has become the de facto home for many of the alt-right ecelebrities banned from Twitter—was not approved for placement on Apple’s App Store. CEO Andrew Torba isn’t taking it well. Read more...

Lifehacker Where to Hide If a Nuclear Bomb Goes Off In Your Area | Kotaku Mass Effect: Andromeda: Th

Lifehacker Where to Hide If a Nuclear Bomb Goes Off In Your Area | Kotaku Mass Effect: Andromeda: The Kotaku Review | io9 Can You Figure Out Why Lucasfilm Hates This Photo of Luke Skywalker? | Jalopnik Edd China Is Leaving Wheeler Dealers Because Velocity Wants To Make The Show Worse | Read more...

Wildfires Have Already Toasted a Staggering Amount of Land in the US This Year

The 2017 US wildfire season is off to alarming start, with thousands of individual fires having scorched through 2 million acres since the start of the year. That’s nearly 10 times more land burned than what’s typically seen at this stage of the season—and a troubling sign of things to come. Read more...

Your Favorite Music App Has Higher Quality Audio Than You Think

Chances are you’ve signed up to at least one streaming service—but are you making the most of the best-quality music on offer? A quick audit of your apps can boost both streaming and downloaded bit-rates, so you’re always assured of the highest fidelity audio flowing through your pricy headphones to your eardrums.… Read more...

Ted Cruz Graciously Suggests Launching Himself Into Space

Today, president Donald Trump signed S.442, aka the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017, which authorizes $19.5 billion in funding for the agency in 2018. The bill emphasizes the importance of human spaceflight and exploring the solar system—but says nothing about the… Read more...

Here Is a Tweet Venture Capitalist Benedict Evans Just Deleted

Benedict Evans is an investor who works at famed Silicon Valley venture capital fund Andressen Horowitz. Today, Evans made a tweet snitching to Apple about adult-oriented content on their platform and deleted it shortly afterward. Here it is: Read more...

A New Technique Captures Stunning Timelapse Footage of the Smallest Living Things

Microscopes let us observe some of the smallest objects in our universe, but with limitations when it comes to movements that can take hours, days, even weeks to play out. So a team of Austrian scientists developed new software that allows microscopes to not only track a slowly-moving object, but also capture… Read more...

Microsoft Hit With a Bunch Service Outages, Again

According to several reports, Microsoft’s online services have been suffering through some pretty major outages this afternoon. Xbox Live, OneDrive, Outlook.com, Skype, Azure, and the Windows Store have all had issues letting users log into accounts. Read more...

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