Category Archives: Technology

Phone Companies Will Soon Banish Robocalls. For Real This Time

By Klint Finley for WIRED. If Democrats, Republics, and the telecommunications industry can agree on anything, it’s that robocalls are the worst. That’s why the Federal Communications Commission passed rules today that expand the authority of phone companies to block

Senate Republicans Vote To Overturn Internet Privacy Protections

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted narrowly to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers’ privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc’s Google <GOOGL.O> or Facebook Inc <FB.O>. The vote

The Hidden Breakthrough In Apple’s New Video App

By Margaret Rhodes for WIRED. You may be tempted to compare Clips, Apple’s new mobile video app, to Snapchat and Instagram. When it appears in the App Store next month, the slick new app will feature filters, stickers, and a

Let This Spectacular Video Take You On A Virtual Flight Over Mars

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){‘undefined’!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if(‘object’==typeof commercial_video){var a=”,o=’m.fwsitesection=’+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video[‘package’]){var c=’&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D’+commercial_video[‘package’];a+=c}e.setAttribute(‘vdb_params’,a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById(‘vidible_1’),onPlayerReadyVidible); Although Donald Trump has signed a bill authorizing money to fund future exploration of Mars, tourism to the Red Planet is still a long way away. Still, a person can dream, and one

Hero Game Developer Starts Donation Campaign On Behalf Of Her Trolls

One video game developer has shown us a beautiful way to deal with online trolls. Alex Neonakis, who has worked in game design for 10 years, started a donation campaign for video game education program Girls Make Games (GMG) after she became

24 Classic Movies You Can Watch With Your Kids On Netflix

Going to the movies can be a hassle for parents, but luckily today you can enjoy a huge selection of great films from the comfort of your couch. And you can get the kids involved, too. Netflix recently shared a

H1B Visas: Why They’re Broken And What We Can Do

This article originally appeared on Techonomy.com It looks like the Trump administration may further restrict work visas for technology workers by making changes to the H1B program. If it does, that will send the cost of such tech workers skyrocketing,

U.K. To Also Ban Large Electronics On Some Flights From Middle East, Africa

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){‘undefined’!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if(‘object’==typeof commercial_video){var a=”,o=’m.fwsitesection=’+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video[‘package’]){var c=’&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D’+commercial_video[‘package’];a+=c}e.setAttribute(‘vdb_params’,a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById(‘vidible_1’),onPlayerReadyVidible); The threat of terrorism has prompted the United Kingdom to follow the United States’ lead and ban passengers from having electronics larger than a cellphone in the cabin on U.K.-bound flights from certain

News Roundup for March 21, 2017

Ya news, ya lose. 1. Ivanka Trump is getting her own office in the White House. Although she won’t be a government employee, which directly contradicts President Trump’s claims on the campaign trail. What a surprise… More here. 2. Sinn

Thinx Co-Founder Denies Sexual Harassment Allegations

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){‘undefined’!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if(‘object’==typeof commercial_video){var a=”,o=’m.fwsitesection=’+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video[‘package’]){var c=’&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D’+commercial_video[‘package’];a+=c}e.setAttribute(‘vdb_params’,a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById(‘vidible_1’),onPlayerReadyVidible); Miki Agrawal, the co-founder of underwear company Thinx, is denying claims she sexually harassed a former employee and engaged in other inflammatory behavior in the workplace.  The company, perhaps best known for its eye-catching