The Verge

  • !This conceptual AR app helps you build Ikea furniture
    Anyone who’s ever bought Ikea’s furniture understands the struggle with the assembly, Allen wrench, and the textless instruction manual. A new conceptual app called Assemble AR envisions how Ikea could use its technology to assist with furniture…
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  • !Oculus’ $199 Go headset feels pretty good so far
    Oculus Go, the newest virtual reality headset from the Facebook-owned company, isn’t a flashy piece of hardware.The $199 Go is Oculus’ third major product release, and it occupies a similar niche to the mobile Gear VR, which offers affordable bu…
    - 37 mins ago 22 Mar 18, 3:03pm -
  • !You can finally send money to your contacts by asking Google Assistant
    Google is rolling out the ability to send peer-to-peer payments with Google Assistant. Starting today (only in the US), iPhone and Android users can say something like “Send Lauren $2,” and Assistant will take you through the steps to send the mo…
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  • !Inside the bizarre upside-down bankruptcy of Mt. Gox
    The collapsed bitcoin exchange now weirdly has more assets than liabilities Continue reading…
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  • !Why Google had to rename Android Wear
    Android smartwatches are in the news recently, which is kind of news on its own, since it’s felt like Google’s smartwatch platform has been running on autopilot for the past year. But instead of new hardware or new software features, the news is…
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  • !Mark Zuckerberg says he’s ‘fundamentally uncomfortable’ making content decisions for Facebook
    “I feel fundamentally uncomfortable sitting here in California in an office making content policy decisions for people around the world.” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t want to be the content police. But he might not have a choice. For y…
    - 60 mins ago 22 Mar 18, 2:40pm -
  • !WeWork’s massive growth has made it the second-biggest private office tenant in Manhattan
    It started out with a single SoHo building in 2010. Eight years after opening its first co-working space in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood, fast-growing WeWork is now the second-biggest private office tenant in Manhattan.Approaching 50 location…
    - 1 hour ago 22 Mar 18, 2:21pm -
  • !Recode Daily: Zuckerberg speaks
    Plus, Cher quits Facebook as #DeleteFacebook is trending on Twitter, video from Uber’s fatal self-driving car crash, and Steven Soderbergh unretires from film directing — with an iPhone. In a wide-ranging interview with Recode, Facebook co-founde…
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  • !Here’s what it’s like to be the only woman in a TV writers’ room
    Nell Scovell has written for TV shows like “The Simpsons” and co-wrote “Lean In” — she isn’t buying your excuses for workplace harassment. Nell Scovell was one of the only women ever to write for David Letterman — and when the late-nig…
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  • !James Murdoch is coming to the Code Conference
    He’s CEO of 21st Century Fox, for now. What’s next? James Murdoch and his brother were supposed to end up running one of the world’s most powerful media companies.Now those plans are up in the air: The Murdoch family wants to sell much of the…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 10:22am -

Ars Technica


  • !Internet Association wants in on the lawsuit challenging Net Neutrality repeal
    The Internet Association has filed to intervene in the ongoing lawsuit against the FCC challenging the repeal of net neutrality protections. The Internet Association is a trade association that represents some of the world’s biggest internet compan…
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  • !Bell & Ross creates a transparent tourbillon
    It’s spring and that means it’s time for Basel, the definitive international watch show. Around this time every year all of your favorite brands – and brands you’ve never heard of – launch unique timepieces that cost more than a few dozen H…
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  • !Google Assistant on phones now lets you send and receive money
    “Hey Google, send Brian $15 for breakfast today.” Starting today, you can use this command to tell the Google Assistant on your phone to send money to people with Google Pay, the re-branded version of what you may still think of as Android Pay. A…
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  • !Twitch’s extensions come to mobile
    Twitch’s extensions – the tools that allows streamers to customize their channel pages with interactive experiences, including leaderboards, polls, schedules, and more – are now available on mobile. The game streaming company announced this hig…
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  • !Huawei’s U.S. plans hit major setback as Best Buy said to stop sales
    Huawei can’t catch a break in the States. Just at the company was set to announce a big carrier deal at CES, AT&T reportedly switch gears last minute. Now, a week before the company is set reveal its next big flagship at an event in Paris, Best Buy…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 2:09pm -




  • !How to Score Tickets to In-Demand Events
    It’s a problem we all know too well—you’re excited to attend an event, whether it’s some end-of-season game or your favorite artist is finally coming to town—only to find that when you try to buy tickets online, they’ve sold out, and with…
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  • !What to Do When Slime Gets in Your Kid’s Hair
    Instead of leading with a question, I’m going to summarize a problem that came to my attention recently: What to do when slime gets in your kid’s hair.Read more...
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  • !What to Do When You Cry at Work
    As a new employee, there are a few pieces of advice you’ll hear over and over again: Come in with a good attitude, offer to do extra work as often as possible, and never, ever, cry at work. But the fact is, you’re human—you’re going to cry. R…
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  • !Earther The Melting Arctic Is Messing With Shipping | The A.V.
    Earther The Melting Arctic Is Messing With Shipping | The A.V. Club Mulder and Scully close an X-File no one asked for | The Takeout The Takeout’s BBQ sauce smackdown |Read more...
    - 2 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 1:47pm -
  • !The Best Berlin Tips From Our Readers
    Guten tag! Did you know that the JFK “jelly donut” blooper is a myth? This week on Hack Your City, we asked for tips on Berlin. We got plenty, plus a couple of generous readers posted extensive guides full of recommended entertainment, weather wa…
    - 3 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 1:00pm -

The Next Web

  • !Forget .com or .net — get a .tech address for 10 years for just $39.99
    If you’ve tried to land yourself a cool domain name for a new website during the past decade, you’ve probably encountered an inconvenient hurdle — all the good domains were scooped up ages ago. Now, your options for a .com or .net domain name t…
    - 40 mins ago 22 Mar 18, 3:00pm -
  • !Dutch court rules that Bitcoin is a legitimate ‘transferable value’
    A Dutch court has ruled in favor of a petitioner who was owed 0.591 BTC by a private company. Significantly, the judgement classifies Bitcoin as a “transferable value” – a strong sign towards the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies.  The p…
    - 41 mins ago 22 Mar 18, 2:59pm -
  • !How and why you should include diversity in your business strategies
    The results are in: Diversity drives business success (and in far more ways than just profit).  A diverse workplace can make you feel more comfortable expressing yourself, helping you bring your best ideas, your best work, and your best self. Also,…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 1:36pm -
  • !7 ways to boost your conversion with Instagram ads
    Instagram is one of the hottest social media platforms on social media right now. The people on this platform are the individuals who make this platform so great. There is so much to do and find on Instagram it’s actually overwhelming at times. Thi…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 1:14pm -
  • !Binance denies it’s being shut down in Japan
    Contrary to reports from Japanese news outlet Nikkei, Binance has denied rumors that Japan’s Financial Services Authority (JFSA) is planning to issue a warning requiring the cryptocurrency exchange desk to shut down its operation in the country. B…
    - 3 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 12:45pm -

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