Saturday, July 29, 2017

Self-driving care

On my daily jog the other day, with my daughter in a stroller and my dog in tow, I came to my usual stop at the crosswalk of a four-lane road...

Company of software engineer held at JFK pens passionate defense on LinkedIn

The incredible odyssey of Celestine Omin, a Nigerian software engineer who at New York's JFK airport was told he didn't look like a software engineer and asked to take a coding...

How to best utilize the next ‘Overwatch’ hero Orisa

Image: blizzard entertainment Being a pro gamer isn't easy. Mastering top competitive games takes hundreds of hours of practice — but also knowledge. Each week, we'll share the most useful tips...

The Wirecutter’s best deals: Save $50 on a PSVR gaming bundle

This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate...

Instagram will block offensive comments and spam automatically

Image: mashable Haters gonna hate. But you don't have to see it anymore, at least not on Instagram. Facebook's photo sharing app announced a new product Thursday that — SURPRISE —...

Accel leads $22.8M Series A in Swedish telehealth startup, KRY

Swedish digital healthcare startup KRY has closed a €20 million ($22.8M) Series A round of funding to grow its on-demand video-call-a-doctor business, including expanding into new markets. Existing investors Index Ventures,...

Terrifying face gadget promises to keep your conversations private in public places

Image: hushme Now you can keep your conversations private, annoy your coworkers and look like Bane — all at once. The gadget that makes it all happen is called Hushme. It...

Justin Kan’s video Q&A app Whale gets Tinder-style swipes in major redesign

Whale, the Q&A app backed by Twitch co-founder Justin Kan, has got a major update and refreshed design that makes it easier to discover video content on the service. The iOS-only...

We tried out Facebook’s new Stories feature on your News Feed

Image: Facebook Surprise, surprise. Facebook is copying a Snapchat feature yet again. After debuting Facebook Stories — its near identical clone of Snapchat Stories — in Ireland earlier this year, the...

Google Maps now lets you share your location with friends and family for a...

Google Maps has today launched a new feature to allow you to share your location with others. While that might seem creepy, it’s not the first to add this type of...