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  • SurfSafe offers a browser-based solution to fake news By The Next Web   -   Aug 21, 2018

    SURFSAFE OFFERS A BROWSER-BASED SOLUTION TO FAKE NEWS

    In the aftermath of a school shooting that claimed the lives of 14 students and three staff members, students like Emma González, David...

    Insider
  • A New Yorker invited over 150 men on the world's most bizarre Tinder date By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    A NEW YORKER INVITED OVER 150 MEN ON THE WORLD'S MOST BIZARRE TINDER DATE

    More than 150 men showed up to Union Square in Manhattan on Sunday, some with roses in hand or a gift for the mysterious Tinder match...

    Apps
  • Facebook faces backlash over discriminatory ad tools it promised to fix By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    FACEBOOK FACES BACKLASH OVER DISCRIMINATORY AD TOOLS IT PROMISED TO FIX

    Facebook was hit, over the weekend, with a complaint by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. The HUD claims Facebook's...

    Facebook, United States
  • Report: Apple's new Mac Mini to be aimed at pro users, could be more expensive By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    REPORT: APPLE'S NEW MAC MINI TO BE AIMED AT PRO USERS, COULD BE MORE EXPENSIVE

    It's been over four years since the Mac mini received any kind of update, but rumors suggest a new one will arrive this year at long...

    Apple, Insider, Plugged
  • We can't tell if this art-creating AI is brilliant or broken By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    WE CAN'T TELL IF THIS ART-CREATING AI IS BRILLIANT OR BROKEN

    A team of researchers developed an AI called AttN:GAN last year that generates original images from text input. Now you can try it...

    Artificial Intelligence
  • Fitbit's Charge 3 is a smarter fitness tracker for $150 By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    FITBIT'S CHARGE 3 IS A SMARTER FITNESS TRACKER FOR $150

    Though the Versa might be the new star of FitBit's line up, the company hasn't given up on its simpler fitness trackers. The company...

    Insider, Plugged
  • Nvidia reveals its RTX graphics cards with game-changing ray tracing tech By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    NVIDIA REVEALS ITS RTX GRAPHICS CARDS WITH GAME-CHANGING RAY TRACING TECH

    Nvidia today revealed its newest GeForce series GPUs at Gamescom, the RTX series built on its Turing architecture. And, with it, the...

    Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Gaming
  • Vinters are using music to make better wine By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    VINTERS ARE USING MUSIC TO MAKE BETTER WINE

    Winemakers are playing music to their fermented grapes in an attempt to coax more flavor from the bottles. It sounds odd, but they...

    Science
  • Winklevoss twins recruit cryptocurrency superfriends to fight the SEC By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    WINKLEVOSS TWINS RECRUIT CRYPTOCURRENCY SUPERFRIENDS TO FIGHT THE SEC

    The Winklevoss twins are back with a vengeance. Just weeks after the SEC publicly denied their license for a Bitcoin exchange-traded...

    cryptocurrency, Hard Fork, Insider
  • Blockchain's ‘killer' dApps can't keep users interested By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    BLOCKCHAIN'S ‘KILLER' DAPPS CAN'T KEEP USERS INTERESTED

    Data is indicating that decentralized applications - dApps, for short - hemorrhage users soon after interest peaks, with most users...

    blockchain, cryptocurrency, Hard Fork
  • Research from Stripe shows Brits love Apple Pay; hate tipping By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    RESEARCH FROM STRIPE SHOWS BRITS LOVE APPLE PAY; HATE TIPPING

    Research from hugely popular payment platform Stripe has shone a light on the payment preferences of British consumers, especially...

    Apple, UK
  • Censorship machines removed my article warning people about censorship machines By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    CENSORSHIP MACHINES REMOVED MY ARTICLE WARNING PEOPLE ABOUT CENSORSHIP MACHINES

    A few days ago, about a dozen articles and campaign sites criticizing EU plans for copyright censorship machines silently vanished...

    Contributors, Europe
  • Learn to master vlookup and VBA with this Excel $49 training bundle By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    LEARN TO MASTER VLOOKUP AND VBA WITH THIS EXCEL $49 TRAINING BUNDLE

    If you've got the tools, you'd better have the talent, so right now, you can get in on training that'll have Microsoft Office and its...

    Offers
  • By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    ARRESTED BITCONNECT KINGPIN IS CONNECTED TO YET ANOTHER CRYPTOCURRENCY SCAM

    Nearly eight months after BitConnect pulled one of the most iconic exit scams in cryptocurrency history, the authorities across the...

    Asia, cryptocurrency, Hard Fork
  • BitTorrent inventor walks away after TRON acquisition By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    BITTORRENT INVENTOR WALKS AWAY AFTER TRON ACQUISITION

    BitTorrent inventor, Bram Cohen, appears to have quietly left BitTorrent Inc, after its acquisition by TRON earlier this month. TorrentFreak...

    blockchain, cryptocurrency, Hard Fork
  • Huawei caught passing off a DSLR photo as a Nova 3 shot By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    HUAWEI CAUGHT PASSING OFF A DSLR PHOTO AS A NOVA 3 SHOT

    In a recent advertisement, Huawei attempted to pass off a DSLR photo as shot by its Nova 3i phone, Android Police reported based on...

    Phone, Instagram, Android, Plugged
  • Thieves use $2.3M of counterfeit money to shake down cryptocurrency millionaire By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    THIEVES USE $2.3M OF COUNTERFEIT MONEY TO SHAKE DOWN CRYPTOCURRENCY MILLIONAIRE

    Another Bitcoin millionaire has caught in an elaborate cryptocurrency plot. A South Korean businessman has exchanged $2.3M worth of...

    Hard Fork, Insider
  • Twitter should try a new approach to tackling misinformation already By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    TWITTER SHOULD TRY A NEW APPROACH TO TACKLING MISINFORMATION ALREADY

    Addressing the spread of misinformation on Twitter, CEO Jack Dorsey told CNN's Brian Stelter over the weekend that the company isn't...

    Twitter, Facebook
  • EU to fine social media platforms that take more than 1 hour to remove extremist content By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    EU TO FINE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS THAT TAKE MORE THAN 1 HOUR TO REMOVE EXTREMIST CONTENT

    The European Union is reportedly planning to impose stricter regulations on social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube, and...

    Twitter, Facebook, Security
  • IPad explodes at Apple's Amsterdam store, customers evacuated By The Next Web   -   Aug 20, 2018

    IPAD EXPLODES AT APPLE'S AMSTERDAM STORE, CUSTOMERS EVACUATED

    An iPad exploded at the Apple Store in Amsterdam on Sunday as a result of an overheated or leaky battery, reported Dutch outlet AT5....

    iPad, Twitter, Tablet, Apple, Europe