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A Trade War With China Could Catch Tech in the Crossfire

2018-02-08T10:54:56+00:00

The Doomsday Clock now stands at two minutes until midnight, meaning that, according to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, humanity is closer to nuclear war than we've been since 1953. Economists are worried about a different kind of conflict: a trade war with China.Fears that a decades-long "cold trade war" with China would escalate

A Trade War With China Could Catch Tech in the Crossfire 2018-02-08T10:54:56+00:00

Urban Dictionary wipes offensive, racist definitions for ‘aboriginal’

2018-02-08T02:48:03+00:00

Urban Dictionary has made its name through user-submitted definitions, explaining words which normal dictionaries don't. While this freedom allows the site's users to explain the most vulgar of slang, it's opened the doors for egregiously racist and discriminatory definitions of regular words. As reported by Junkee, an online campaign spearheaded by the Facebook page Blackfulla

Urban Dictionary wipes offensive, racist definitions for ‘aboriginal’ 2018-02-08T02:48:03+00:00

Facebook Messenger’s ‘Your Emoji’ status tells friends what’s up

2018-02-07T18:47:21+00:00

Want to let friends know you’re trying to party, hit the gym, focus on work or grab a drink? That’s the idea behind a powerful new feature Facebook Messenger is testing called Your Emoji. Akin to offline meetup app Down to Lunch, it lets you overlay a chosen emoji on your Messenger profile pic for

Facebook Messenger’s ‘Your Emoji’ status tells friends what’s up 2018-02-07T18:47:21+00:00

Microsoft, IBM Facial Analyses Struggle With Race and Gender

2018-02-07T10:44:52+00:00

Facial recognition is becoming more pervasive in consumer products and law enforcement, backed by increasingly powerful machine-learning technology. But a test of commercial facial-analysis services from IBM and Microsoft raises concerns that the systems scrutinizing our features are significantly less accurate for people with black skin.Researchers tested features of Microsoft and IBM’s face-analysis services that

Microsoft, IBM Facial Analyses Struggle With Race and Gender 2018-02-07T10:44:52+00:00

SpaceX success: Falcon Heavy lifts Florida’s Space Coast

2018-02-07T02:44:20+00:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — SpaceX paved the way for its goal of human spaceflight to Mars on Tuesday with its launch of the Falcon Heavy — the most powerful rocket in the world — as thousands of spectators turned out on a scale the Space Coast hasn’t seen since the space shuttle era.Many who watched

SpaceX success: Falcon Heavy lifts Florida’s Space Coast 2018-02-07T02:44:20+00:00

Soap-cutting videos might be your new favorite way to relax

2018-02-06T18:29:45+00:00

Your relationship with bar soap is probably a simple one: it sits in your shower and you use it to clean yourself. Per Shortlist, Instagram users have found another use for this basic household item and it's incredibly mesmerizing. It's a new trend known as "soap cutting," and, uh, it's pretty self explanatory: just take

Soap-cutting videos might be your new favorite way to relax 2018-02-06T18:29:45+00:00

Why I decided to install Messenger Kids

2018-02-06T10:15:25+00:00

I’ve been struggling with whether or not to download Facebook’s new app aimed at children, Messenger Kids, onto my daughter’s iPad. This weekend, I took the plunge. I sat with her as she typed her first message and sent a selfie. I watched as she discovered GIFs. I wasn’t sure I had done the right

Why I decided to install Messenger Kids 2018-02-06T10:15:25+00:00

Uber Is Losing to Grab in Southeast Asia

2018-02-06T01:59:18+00:00

Not long after Uber’s pugnacious founders first tested their app among San Franciscans, a pair of Harvard Business School classmates from Malaysia seized upon a similar idea: They wanted to build Uber, but for Asia. In 2012, they launched a ride-sharing service with 40 drivers in Kuala Lumpur. Eventually, they settled on the name Grab.Six

Uber Is Losing to Grab in Southeast Asia 2018-02-06T01:59:18+00:00

Space Center sells out for SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch

2018-02-05T17:54:21+00:00

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch attempt Tuesday afternoon is expected to draw up to 100,000 viewers to Cape Canaveral and the surrounding area, according to the Space Coast Office of Tourism.Update: As of Monday afternoon, the space center’s visitor complex was sold out of all tickets for Tuesday, including the most expensive and closest — $195

Space Center sells out for SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch 2018-02-05T17:54:21+00:00

15 times I screamed ‘nope!’ as Jack died

2018-02-05T09:51:55+00:00

Warning: Spoilers for the "Super Bowl Sunday" episode of This Is Us ahead. Well, Jack Pearson didn't burn to death in a house fire in Sunday's episode of This Is Us, but he did die because of the house fire. And it was devastating. From the first moments of the episode and through the very

15 times I screamed ‘nope!’ as Jack died 2018-02-05T09:51:55+00:00