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NASA tests robotic tools to crack the surface of icy moons

By | 2017-03-31T19:44:25+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Gadgets|

While the Mars rovers are assiduously searching the red planet for water over the next decade, there are whole moons full of the stuff just waiting for us to come visit. At least, that’s the theory. But missions to Europa and Titan are still hypothetical, so in the meantime NASA is toying with

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How Stories Search makes Snapchat a real-time YouTube

By | 2017-03-31T19:34:23+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Mobile|

Snapchat is shifting from a social network limited to content shared by people you follow to an ephemeral, real-time database of what’s going on now everywhere. Today Snapchat launched Search for Stories submitted to its public Our Stories. It makes Snapchat as deep as whatever the world is sharing, creating near-infinite rabbit holes

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OnePlus offers Dash Charge for humans on April 1

By | 2017-03-31T17:44:48+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: GSM|

April Fools is for playing funny, harmless pranks on others. OnePlus is stepping up the game - it will hand out Dash Energy for humans as well as offering a 15% discount on a bundle of Dash Power Adapters and Dash Type-C Cables at its website. On April 1st OnePlus will launch a

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Amazon quietly launches its own social media influencer program into beta

By | 2017-03-31T20:53:15+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Social|

Social media influencers – like Instagram stars or YouTube celebs – often promote products they like, either as part of a brand relationship or as means of generating income through affiliate sales. Now, Amazon is looking to get in on this action as well. The company has quietly launched the “Amazon Influencer Program,”

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Twitter is getting rid of the egg avatar (because that will totally fix the abuse problem)

By | 2017-03-31T17:12:50+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Android|

Everyone knows that Twitter has a harassment problem. And while the service has tried things like banning abusive users (both on a temporary and permanent basis) it hasn’t really fixed the problem. Today, they’re announcing another sweeping change that fails to address the real problem: they’re cracking the egg. In a long-winded post the

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Twitter is getting rid of the egg avatar because that will totally fix the abuse problem

By | 2017-03-31T17:44:43+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Social|

Everyone knows that Twitter has a harassment problem. And while the service has tried things like banning abusive users (both on a temporary and permanent basis) it hasn’t really fixed the problem. But Twitter now thinks it has a real solution. Cracking the egg. In a long-winded post the service announced they are replacing the

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Stealthy gaming company Wonder is ready to tease its new mystery hardware

By | 2017-03-31T23:05:28+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Android|

Wonder, the incredibly stealthy new gaming company, has quietly created a signup page for information and perks related to its plans for global domination of the gaming market from its Los Angeles headquarters. The company is calling its new campaign the “Alpha Program”, and folks that are interested can get updates on Wonder’s

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Women in tech are still an undervalued pipeline for innovation

By | 2017-03-31T21:47:48+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Android|

Allyson Kapin Contributor Allyson Kapin is the founder of Women Who Tech. Craig Newmark Contributor Craig Newmark is the founder of craigslist. His latest venture, craigconnects, helps drive peer-to-peer, grassroots civic engagement and philanthropy to support veterans and military families; trustworthy journalism; voting rights and women in tech. More posts by this contributor:

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Apple releases new colorful Apple Watch ad

By | 2017-03-31T16:35:05+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Gadgets|

Apple just released a new video ad on its YouTube channel for the Apple Watch Series 2. There are two interesting things about this ad. It’s a colorful, cheerful clip that wants to turn the Apple Watch into a pop culture symbol. And it focuses on the fitness features of the Apple Watch,

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The post office will now email you photos of your mail before it’s delivered

By | 2017-03-31T20:45:20+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Android|

Informed Delivery is a service from the United States Postal Service that scans the outside of your mail and shows you the images each morning before the mail is actually delivered. While the USPS first started testing the free service more than a year ago, it’s finally rolling out (almost) nationwide for residential addresses.

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