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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Catalin Cimpanu, writing for BleepingComputer: Despite being an expanding threat, ransomware infections are rarely reported to law enforcement agencies, according to conclusions from the 2016 Internet Crime Report (PDF), released yesterday by the FBI
 Today in odd apps I present SmellPGH, an app that lets you report weird smells in Pittsburgh. Why would you do this, you ask? Well hold on. “If you smell something bad in the air, chances are that air isn’t good to breat
 There’s a petition circulating among Uber employees asking the board of directors to let Travis Kalanick return to the company, Recode reports. The email going around talks about how Kalanick is “critical” to t
 Samsung is preparing to launch its most expensive smartphone yet this September, VentureBeat reports. Notably, this launch timeline for the Galaxy Note8will station it in the path of when the new iPhones will likely be revealed. The phone w
Forget about the supposed dangers associated with the fidget spinner — there's a new toy fad taking China by storm that is making parents scared. It's called the toothpick crossbow. SEE ALSO: Would a fidget spinner spin forever in space? Th
Beijing-based mobile dating platform, Tantan has raised $70 million in its Series D round of funding, led by live streaming social network YY Inc.andGenesis Capital,... ...
Someone snitched on the Queen to the police for not wearing seatbelt. Yes, really.  SEE ALSO: People think the Queen's choice of hat has a hidden meaning Some concerned dude had the exhilarating idea of calling 999 — the UK's emerg
IKEA has taken a page out of Samsung's playbook and is selling a hot, fiery product. The mega-home goods store is currently investigating their stainless steel Blanda Blank serving bowl for safety after a man in Sweden said his grapes had caught fire
For a lot of kids, growing up in today's world means more time spent staring at screens than biking around the neighborhood with friends. This isn't a huge surprise considering the increase in affordable personal electronic devices. But it puts a dif
What kind of company emerges relatively unscathed after enduring so much bad news? Uber does, apparently. After a toxic five and a half months of public relations disasters that have rarely been seen in even the controversial tech world, the San Fran
From a report: During the past month, both Google and Mozilla developers have added support in their respective browsers for "headless mode," a mechanism that allows browsers to run silently in the OS background and with no visible GUI. [...] While t
It's been over a month since the WannaCry ransomware caused chaos worldwide and people have started counting its name as 'the things of past,' but ...WannaCry is not DEAD! The self-spreading ransomware is still alive and is working absolutely fine. T
Reader Daetrin writes: Robert E. Murray, CEO of one of the largest coal mining companies in the US, is suing John Oliver, HBO, and Time Warner for defamation (alternative source) over a comedic report on the status of the coal industry in John Oliver
In partnership with the MAC AIDS Fund, “Transparent” director Silas Howard takes an intimate look into the lives of transpeople in his doc “More Than T.” Since its inception in 1994, the MAC AIDS F
Today the Cannes Lions organization responded to widespread reports of industry leaders' uncertainty about its future with a classic PR move: launching a committee to advise itself. "There have been a lot of discussions this week about the structure
 The Chinese government has cracked down on three of the country’s top live-streaming services over their apparent broadcast of unsuitable political content. Weibo, the Nasdaq-listed microblogging site, disclosed that it had receiv
A new report looks at where nonprofits are raking in the most donations–and what they’re doing with them. Nearly one-third of Americans don’t trust charities to spend their donations wisely. But new research by nonpro
Last Saturday, on 17th June, a landslide in Greenland caused a tidal wave killing four people and injuring nine in the community of Nuugaatsiaq. Two other communities Igdlorssuit and Viaqornat were apparently affected. Read more about it on the Lands
 Tesla might be a music service operator soon, in addition to a maker of electric cars and solar energy products. That’s according to a new report from Recode, which says that Tesla has been talking to music labels to make this hap
When seeking creative awards show honors, there's nothing quite like mining the bond between parents and their children. A new ad by Gillette and Grey New York, which debuted before this year's Cannes Lions festival, has proven that maxim with the to
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A regulation from the Obama administration that would have allowed foreign-born entrepreneurs who raise investor cash to build their startups in the U.S. won't be allowed to go into effect. The D
Airbnb wants to be more like the hotels it's disrupting.  The short-term home rental platform is getting ready to launch a premium tier of rentals that would compete more directly with hotels, according to a report in Bloomberg.  SE
"Stop the presses: Publicis Groupe launches an intranet ... in 2018. How will they attract and retain top talent? With a Siri?" With a bot named Marcel, apparently. That's one longtime industry consultant's take on what has, so far, been the biggest
Creating SEO reports for your clients can be daunting. Include these seven essentials to make perfect SEO reports.The post 7 Essentials to Make Perfect SEO Reports for Your Clients by @AdamHeitzman appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: In one of the biggest wins for the right to repair movement yet, the U.S. Copyright Office suggested Thursday that the U.S. government should take actions to make it legal to repair anything you o
Google will soon stop scanning emails received by some Gmail users, a practice that has allowed it to show them targeted advertising but which stirred privacy worries. From a report: The decision didn't come from Google's ad team, but from its cloud
These schoolboys are fighting their school's dress code, one skirt at a time. Around 50 boys at Isca Academy in Exeter, UK, protested their school's no shorts policy by turning up in skirts on Thursday, reported by Devon Live.  The students
Why dip your toes into the plebeian pool of music streaming services when you can have your own private aural sauna? That appears to be the question Tesla is asking, with reports suggesting the electric car company is exploring launching a music stre
Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The post SearchCap: AMP e-commerce, SEO audits & content consumption appeared first on Search Engine Land. Below is what happened
The FCC on Thursday proposed a $120 million fine on a Florida resident alleged to have made almost 100 million spoofed robocalls to trick consumers with "exclusive" vacation deals from well-known travel and hospitality companies. Reuters reports: The
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A tiny Internet service provider has sued Comcast, alleging that the cable giant and its hired contractors cut the smaller company's wires in order to take over its customer base. Telecom Cable L
Imagine a weather report so precise it provides wind-gust forecasts for individual city blocks. Such micro-weather data may soon become a reality—and a necessity for future fleets of delivery drones. As Inc., United Parcel Servic
 Yesterday The Information reported on allegations made by half a dozen women working in the tech industry who say they have faced unwanted and inappropriate advances from Silicon Valley venture capitalist, Justin Caldbeck, co-founder and ma