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Civil servant fired over Twitter attacks on government wins case

Civil servants in Australia can criticise the country’s government on Twitter, so long as they do it under a fake name and outside of work. That’s the latest result in the case of a former employee of Australia’s immigration department, Michaela Banerji, who was sacked for misconduct in 2013 after ...

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Facebook's facial recognition features could cost it billions of dollars

If you thought Facebook was already having a bad couple weeks, a federal judge just reminded us that things could get a whole lot worse for the company. A judge in San Francisco ruled Monday that Facebook users in Illinois can proceed with a class action suit against the company ...

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RSA security conference has few surprises on Day 2— except this dancing fox and a magician

As an expected 40,000 cybersecurity professionals gathered in San Francisco for this year’s RSA conference, discussions of “threat actors” and “advanced malware protection” filled the giant halls of the downtown Moscone Center. But they were all drowned out by a giant fox and a magician. At least in spirit, anyway.  ...

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We're just a few years away from flying Ubers and this tower is already prepping

The Paramount Miami Worldcenter is a 60-story condo tower that will soon accommodate flying air taxis on their roof. The roof has a 5,000-foot landing ‘skyport’ and a sky lobby for passengers. This could become a reality as soon as 2023. Read more…More about Transportation, Mashable Video, Drones, Passenger, and ...

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This cute robot is every hacker's ultimate nemesis

This is ‘HoneyBot,’ designed by engineers at Georgia Tech. It’s designed to be hacked, and to fool hackers into thinking they are controlling a normal factory robot, giving cybersecurity personnel enough time to stop the breach before damage is done. Read more…More about Android, Mashable Video, Cybersecurity, Hackers, and Hacking ...

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Snapchat's newest lenses will feed your selfie addiction

Get ready to see a lot of new face lenses in Snapchat. Today, Snap announced it’s opening up the ability for anyone to create a selfie lens using its Lens Studio software. Previously, the company only allowed users to make “world lenses” (those are the ones that use the rear-facing ...

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Best air fryers right now: Could these be the next Instant Pot?

We’re calling it now: Air fryers are the Instant Pot of 2018.  We’re always on the lookout for new kitchen gadgets that will make cooking easier and more fun. Air fryers have been popping up all over recently, and for good reason. A way to get crispy french fries or ...

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This experimental road is one very long charger for electric vehicles

Sweden has built an electrified road that recharges your car as you’re driving on it. The project, called eRoadArlanda, is part of the Swedish Government’s plans for a fossil-fuel independent transportation system by 2030. Read more…More about Transportation, Mashable Video, Environment, Electric, and Road Please click the link below to ...

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Boosted's $750 Mini is the electric skateboard everyone can now afford

Christmas is coming early this year. Boosted, makers of the immensely popular Boosted Board electric skateboards, is back with not one, not two, not three, but four new re-engineered electric skateboards, including a smaller Boosted Mini that starts at $749. SEE ALSO: The best electric longboard just got better With ...

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Amazon daily deals for Tuesday, April 17: Security cameras, blenders, power tools, fishing gear, and more

If you’re looking to add a little extra security for your house, Amazon has plenty of deals on surveillance cameras so you can keep an eye on things. SEE ALSO: The GekkoStick will turn you into a selfie stick convert DIYers can also pick up a DeWALT drill and impact ...

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