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A new project is trying to track hateful users’ activity on Twitter

October 16, 2018 0

As Twitter, like other social media companies, continues to deal with extremism on its platform, a new project is pledging to monitor how hateful users

Winamp is coming back as an all-in-one music player

October 16, 2018 0

Winamp, the legendarily customizable music player, is being revamped as a mobile app that will give you one place to listen to all your music

Walmart’s looking to sell third-party streaming platform subscriptions, report suggests

October 16, 2018 0

Walmart has big video streaming ambitions. Today, Bloomberg reports that the retailer is in talks with multiple media companies to sell its services through an

Former VR film company Jaunt is giving up on VR to focus on augmented reality

October 16, 2018 0

Virtual reality video company Jaunt — which helped spur the early growth of VR video — is shifting its focus to augmented reality, winding down

Rocket car won’t break 1,000 miles per hour unless company raises $33 million

October 16, 2018 0

The company behind Project Bloodhound, a UK-based initiative to break 1,000 miles per hour in a rocket-powered car, is in dire straits. The Bloodhound Supersonic

Facebook expands ban on voting misinformation ahead of US midterms

October 16, 2018 0

Facebook is going to begin banning false information involving voting ahead of the US’s midterm elections next month. It’s something the company has done before,

A dinosaur obsession leads to stolen fossils and prison time in this new book

October 16, 2018 0

On a Sunday in May 2012, the fossilized skeleton of an eight-foot-tall T. rex relative called Tarbosaurus bataar went up for auction in New York

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65

October 16, 2018 0

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died today from complications with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 65. Allen said earlier this month that he was being treated for

Outgoing Nextdoor CEO not amused by @bestofnextdoor

October 16, 2018 0

Last week, Nextdoor co-founder and soon-to-be-former CEO Nirav Tolia took the stage with angel investor Jason Calacanis at startup event LAUNCH Scale for a morning

Apple fixes its new bagel emoji with cream cheese and a doughier consistency

October 16, 2018 0

Apple’s most egregious crime in recent memory — a subpar bagel emoji — has been rectified, as first spotted by Jeremy Burge of Emojipedia. In

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