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We tried to post fake news on Facebook, this is what happened

Facebook is rolling out its new tool against fake news.  SEE ALSO: Facebook is cracking down on hoaxes in your News Feed The feature, announced in December is the result of collaboration with “third-party fact-checking organisations.”  Designed to combat to the spread of misinformation on the platform, it warns users ...

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OnePlus 3T in Midnight Black is the phone Batman's been waiting his whole life for

What’s better than a OnePlus 3T, which gives you high-end features and performance for only $440? A matte black OnePlus 3T. The startup phone maker announced on Wednesday plans to sell a “Midnight Black” version of its flagship OnePlus 3T.  SEE ALSO: OnePlus 3T is a better version of the ...

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Security hole lets burglars knock out your smart home camera

Smart home systems are supposed to make our lives easier and safer — but some of the most popular connected security cameras could make your place an easy target if your neighborhood is visited by a tech-savvy burgling crew. Security researcher Jason Doyle recently published a set of three vulnerabilities ...

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Tech workers: Donald Trump's America is forcing us to address diversity

Diversity and inclusion shouldn’t be political, but in 2017, it is.  Software company Atlassian came out on Wednesday with one of the first surveys about diversity to be published under the Trump Administration. And things are different now than they were five short months ago.  Almost half of tech workers ...

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With this special dock, the Galaxy S8 could transform into a 'real' computer

The whole turn-your-phone-into-a-desktop-PC concept isn’t quite dead after all. When Microsoft tried to turn your phone into a desktop PC with Continuum, it ultimately failed because, well, Windows 10 Mobile flopped. Now Samsung’s reportedly planning to take a stab at the idea with its upcoming Galaxy S8. SEE ALSO: Samsung ...

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Instagram had a crazy 2016. With 1 million advertisers, here's what's up in 2017.

2016 was the “defining year for Instagram,” says James Quarles, Instagram’s VP of Business.  The Facebook-owned app got a new interface (black and white), a new logo (bright colors) and a new product that sounds and looks quite a bit like Snapchat Stories. To sound like a TV ad (or ...

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Critical LastPass security hole would allow hackers to steal your passwords

LastPass, an online service that keeps your passwords safe behind one master code, isn’t nearly as secure as it should be right now.  According to Google’s vulnerability researcher Tavis Ormandy, there’s at least one unpatched vulnerability in LastPass that would allows attackers to steal passwords “from any domain.”  SEE ALSO: ...

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How four innovators use nature as inspiration

When the Earth is the focal point of your work, it’s inevitable that the subtle details and nuances of the planet will make their way into your research and influence the direction of the outcome.     Nature influences science in myriad different ways, from a plant’s barb leading to the ...

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Google Maps adds location sharing so you can keep track of late friends

As a chronically late person, one of my worst habits is telling people I’m late to meet that I’m “just around the corner” when in reality I’m not even close (five blocks counts, right?)  But those days could soon be behind me. Google just unveiled a new location sharing feature ...

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Electrify your LEGO constructions with these conductive bricks

http://mashable.com/videos/embed?video=7kLeiV3X&player=default’Brixo,’ a startup created by physicists, created chrome-coated bricks that can conduct electricity and breath life into your old Lego constructions. It has already raised over $1,300,000 in one of its crowdfunding campaigns.  Read more…More about Lego Blocks, Real Time Video, Circuit, Innovation, and Indiegogo Please click the link below ...

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