Monthly Archives: May 2018

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DNC launches a marketplace for digital election tools

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) wants to reposition the Democrats as politics' most pioneering party. Today, it announces I Will Run, a marketplace for software, services and training designed to make Democratic campaigns more engaging and ef…

CNN: At least 103 Uber drivers have been accused of sexual assault

It's no secret that Uber has been grappling with numerous sexual assault complaints against its drivers, but the company hasn't exactly been forthcoming when it comes to the number of cases it's facing. A CNN investigation has revealed, though, that…

$199 Oculus Go VR headset is ready for pre-order on Amazon

We're just hours away from the first keynote speech of Facebook's F8 event where we're expecting to hear about all kinds of things, including its mass-market standalone VR headset. Facebook first showed off the Oculus Go as "Project Santa Cruz" two y…

Facebook’s ‘downvote’ test spreads to more users Down Under

With Facebook's F8 developer event approaching, word has spread that more users can try its "downvote" button on post comments. While it's not the fabled "dislike" button that some would like to see, it is a way for users to flag comments Reddit-styl…

What’s on TV: ‘Manhunt,’ ‘Donkey Kong’ and ‘I’m Dying Up Here’

The NBA and NHL playoffs rage on while the MLB season is well underway, but this week our eyes are turned to a new John Woo film and Swedish thriller series coming to Netflix. Manhunt focuses on a prosecutor out to clear his name, which will predicta…

Opera discontinues its mobile VPN app

Opera's free mobile VPN app wasn't long for this world, unfortunately. The browser maker has discontinued both its Android and iOS VPN clients after SurfEasy, the developer Opera had acquired in 2015, parted ways with the company. We've asked about t…

3Doodler’s latest kits help kids draw 3D shapes in the classroom

Since it crowdfunded on Kickstarter back in 2013, 3Doodler has come out with multiple versions of its 3D-printing pen — including a kids version and a pro version — as well as themed kits focusing on architecture, robotics and other STEM activities…

I Need To Know Everything About This G-Class Boat From A 1996 Episode Of Jeremy Clarkson’s Motorworld

It’s just a fleeting moment, but in the first episode of the second season of Jeremy Clarkson’s Motorworld, there’s a glimpse of what appears to be a Mercedes G-Class bodied boat of some kind. What’s up with that?

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How The Australian Consul Snagged A Chevy SS For Official Business In America

Last week a 415 horsepower Chevy SS was spotted in New York City with license plates confirming that it belonged to the Australian Consul. Now, the former Australian Consul-General himself has chimed in to tell us a little more about it.

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Twitter’s new shows include Formula 1 and SportsCenter Live

Twitter wasn't kidding when it promised a flurry of video. The social network has announced more than 30 video deals, including a slew of live shows. To begin with, Twitter has landed a Formula 1 deal: The @f1 account will stream a live post-race s…