Twitter removes tweet from Iran’s leader, citing company policy

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Twitter removes tweet from Iran’s leader, citing company policy Iranians hold up signs showing portraits of the country’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei (L) and his predecessor and Islamic Revolution founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (R), as they assemble during a ceremony celebrating the…

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Website uses AI to create infinite fake faces

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Website uses AI to create infinite fake faces ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com You might already know that AI can put real faces in implausible scenarios, but it’s now clear that it can create faces that otherwise wouldn’t exist. Developer Phillip Wang has created a website,…

Is JPMorgan Chase’s New Cryptocurrency a Threat to Ripple, Other Crypto Assets? — The Motley Fool

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Is JPMorgan Chase’s New Cryptocurrency a Threat to Ripple, Other Crypto Assets? — The Motley Fool Mega-bank JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) recently announced that it will launch its own cryptocurrency, becoming the first U.S. bank to do so.   At first, this might…

‘Pokémon Go’ settlement promises action on nuisance Pokéstops

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‘Pokémon Go’ settlement promises action on nuisance Pokéstops ASSOCIATED PRESS Niantic, the creator of Pokémon Go, has reached a tentative settlement in a class action lawsuit filed against the company by homeowners who claim the game caused players to stumble into their…

This Week in Cryptocurrency: February 15, 2019

This Week in Cryptocurrency: February 15, 2019

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This Week in Cryptocurrency: February 15, 2019 We’ve Hit Cruising Altitude After the impressive rally we had to end the previous week, this week has been rather boring. The cryptocurrency market cap bounced between $120B and $122B ultimately losing about one percent…

CBS reached its streaming subscription target two years early

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CBS reached its streaming subscription target two years early SIPA USA/PA Images With cord-cutting on the rise, it seems there’s enough room at the table for more internet-only services. CBS is now reporting that its streaming platforms, CBS All Access and Showtime,…

Hope for fighting disease known as Ebola of frogs

Hope for fighting disease known as Ebola of frogs

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Hope for fighting disease known as Ebola of frogs Despite widespread infection, some frog populations are surviving a deadly disease that is the equivalent of humankind’s Ebola virus. The reason — genetic diversity. That’s the finding of a new study published this…

The prospects of American strawberries: Comprehensive review summaries the challenges, needs, and opportunities for strawberry growers

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The prospects of American strawberries: Comprehensive review summaries the challenges, needs, and opportunities for strawberry growers A comprehensive review led by Jayesh Samtani of Virginia Tech and Curt Rom of the University of Arkansas encapsulates an understanding of the challenges, needs, and…

Nerf’s ‘Fortnite’ guns will be here March 22nd

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Nerf’s ‘Fortnite’ guns will be here March 22nd Hasbro If you thought Hasbro was already milking the Fortnite trend for all it’s worth with an official Nerf gun, you haven’t seen anything yet. The toy maker has unveiled its full line of…

Inside Nike’s DIY studio for Snapchat selfie filters

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Inside Nike’s DIY studio for Snapchat selfie filters Snapchat’s Lens Studio, which lets anyone create their own augmented reality filters, has been a big hit for the company. More than 250,000 Lenses created by independent users to date, and those have been…

PowerUp Toys is motorizing more paper vehicles

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PowerUp Toys is motorizing more paper vehicles PowerUp Toys PowerUp Toys, the makers of a smartphone-controlled paper airplane kit, is at Toy Fair 2019 with three new gizmos to occupy your free time. The company has an updated version of its popular…

Updated Mormon rules let missionaries call or text their families weekly

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Updated Mormon rules let missionaries call or text their families weekly MattGush via Getty Images Until now, Mormon missionaries have only allowed to use phone calls or video chats to reach their families on Christmas and Mother’s Day. After that, they’d had…

High-tech Pictionary is more challenging than using a pen

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High-tech Pictionary is more challenging than using a pen Pictionary seems like one of those perfect games that doesn’t really need an upgrade. You draw on a piece of paper, and people guess what you’re trying to show them. Sure, you can…

NBA game recaps are coming to Facebook Watch

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NBA game recaps are coming to Facebook Watch ASSOCIATED PRESS You’ll soon get to see official highlights from every NBA game on Facebook, after the two signed a deal to stream recaps on the Watch tab. The agreement covers all four of…

Hasbro’s Bluetooth lightsaber lets kids train to become a Jedi

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Hasbro’s Bluetooth lightsaber lets kids train to become a Jedi Hasbro/The Verge Hasbro has a new toy for the future Jedi in your life. The Star Wars Lightsaber Academy is a suped-up version of the standard lightsaber that comes with its own…