Google’s rumored ‘Dragonfly’ search prototype tied data to phone numbers

Google’s rumored ‘Dragonfly’ search prototype tied data to phone numbers

While Google employees push back against and lawmakers ask questions about a rumored version of its search engine for China — with censorship and blacklists for terms like human rights, democracy or protest built-in — The Intercept revealed more de…

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Razer is expected to unveil its second phone on October 10th

Razer is expected to unveil its second phone on October 10th

Razer sent out invitations today for an October 10th event where it’s expected to unveil its Razer Phone 2. The invite doesn’t say as much, but the company noted in a financial report last month that it was working on a follow up to its Razer Phone a…

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Cryptocurrency project Tezos to launch main network next week: document

Cryptocurrency project Tezos to launch main network next week: document

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Google changed a battery setting on Android phones by mistake

Google changed a battery setting on Android phones by mistake

Some Android users probably noticed some strange things happening with their phones over the last couple of days. Apps might have stopped updating in the background, location services maybe weren’t in use when your screen was locked, and your notific…

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Researchers say Facebook’s anti-fake news efforts might be working

Researchers say Facebook’s anti-fake news efforts might be working

Since the 2016 US presidential election, social network sites have acknowledged the issue of fake news as well as their roles in spreading it. Companies like Facebook and Twitter have made efforts to address the problem, instituting a number of measu…

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US lawmakers are concerned about deepfake technology

US lawmakers are concerned about deepfake technology

Three US Representatives have sent a letter to the Director of National Intelligence asking for a report on deepfake technology, how it could be used to harm the US and any countermeasures that can be taken to detect and deter nefarious use of the te…

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CO2 emissions in 27 major cities have declined since 2012

CO2 emissions in 27 major cities have declined since 2012

There is some good news about efforts to fight human-made climate change. The C40 Cities group, which unifies climate initiatives in 96 urban areas around the world, reported that CO2 emissions peaked in 27 major cities (including London, New York C…

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Cryptocurrency mining attacks using leaked NSA hacking tools are still highly active a year later

Cryptocurrency mining attacks using leaked NSA hacking tools are still highly active a year later

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Google’s Pixel 3 might come in a mint flavor

Google’s Pixel 3 might come in a mint flavor

Google’s Pixel 3 phones have been some of the leakiest devices in recent memory, but there’s at least one big question left…. what color options will you have? However, even that might not be much of a mystery. Google Japan has posted a “coming s…

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Gboard bug breaks glide typing for some Android users

Gboard bug breaks glide typing for some Android users

The glide typing feature of Google’s Gboard isn’t working for some Android users, with many reporting the issue on Reddit and Twitter over the last 24 hours. As 9to5Google reports, though users can still swipe the keyboard, the word results don’t mat…

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Elvie’s wearable breast pump promises silent, hands-free pumping

Elvie’s wearable breast pump promises silent, hands-free pumping

Elvie, a company that previously released a connected kegel trainer, has developed a cordless, wearable breast pump that aims to make life a little easier for nursing mothers. Like the Willow Pump, it fits inside of a standard nursing bra, allowing f…

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Why PayPal’s crackdown on ASMR creators should worry you

Why PayPal’s crackdown on ASMR creators should worry you

In June, China banned and excised videos of sound effects while claiming to cleanse its internet of pornography. YouTube had already demonetized the genre in a sex panic; now PayPal is banning people for life and holding individuals’ funds, ignorant…

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CBS All Access’ ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ is viewable offline with a catch

CBS All Access’ ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ is viewable offline with a catch

We’re inching closer to a future where more of our streaming services make their offerings available offline. The latest is CBS All Access, as spotted by TechCrunch. Unfortunately, this feature is exclusive to folks paying for the no-commercials tier…

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Walgreens’ and Sprint’s partnership expands to Chicago and Dalls

Walgreens’ and Sprint’s partnership expands to Chicago and Dalls

If your options for a new phone are limited by your budget, transportation options or not wanting to sign a contract, an expanded partnership between Sprint and Walgreens could help you out. The pair recently announced that by year’s end, between the…

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Oklahoma City stores will deliver groceries with autonomous vehicles

Oklahoma City stores will deliver groceries with autonomous vehicles

Next year, Oklahoma City residents will be able to have their groceries delivered to them by an autonomous vehicle. Udelv announced this week that a new partnership will bring its self-driving delivery vehicles to the city’s largest local chain of gr…

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