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Opera launches a new mobile browser

Opera launches a new mobile browser
Opera today announced a new mobile browser, Opera Touch, that shows that there’s still plenty of room for a competitor in the mobile browsing world. Opera Touch takes some ideas from the company’s experimental Opera Neon desktop browser and packages it into a highly usable package for Android, with an iOS version coming soon. It’s not so much that...

Say hello to the new Gmail with self-destructing messages, email snoozing and more

Say hello to the new Gmail with self-destructing messages, email snoozing and more
Today, Google is launching the biggest revamp of Gmail in years. The company is bringing to the flagship Gmail service many (but not all) of the features it trialed in Inbox for Gmail, and adding a few new ones, too. With those new features, which we first reported earlier this month, the company is also introducing a...

Grab’s acquisition of Uber Southeast Asia drives into problems

Grab’s acquisition of Uber Southeast Asia drives into problems
The long-rumored Grab acquisition of Uber’s Southeast Asia business may be official now, but it’s far from complete. In fact, what should be a celebratory coming-of-age moment for the Southeast Asian local champion is threatening to become nightmarish thanks to persistent regulators, panicky Uber staff and reluctant drivers who are supposed to switch to Grab as part of...

BREAKING: Republican Debbie Lesko wins Arizona special election

BREAKING: Republican Debbie Lesko wins Arizona special election
Republican Debbie Lesko has won the Arizona special election to replace Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ), defeating her Democratic rival Hiral Tipirneni, according to the Associated Press. (The New York Times and the Washington Post have similarly called the race for Lesko.) BREAKING: Republican Debbie Lesko wins special U.S. House election in Arizona, keeping seat in GOP control. — The Associated...

Mercedes-Maybach concept car is electric, ultra-luxurious, and ready for tea time

Mercedes-Maybach concept car is electric, ultra-luxurious, and ready for tea time
A concept car from Mercedes is revving up car enthusiasts ahead of this year's Beijing Auto Show. The Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury is an electric idea with an interior to match its "ultimate luxury" name. SEE ALSO: AeroMobil's latest electric flying car concept hopes to take off in 10 years The high-end sedan and SUV crossover is imagined as a four-motor...

Trump’s pick for VA Secretary is inexperienced, and that’s the least problematic thing about him

Trump’s pick for VA Secretary is inexperienced, and that’s the least problematic thing about him
Physician to the President Dr. Ronny Jackson ran into another obstacle on his path towards confirmation as Secretary for the Department of Veteran Affairs on Tuesday afternoon. In 2012, a report ordered by the Navy’s Medical Inspector General suggested then-President Barack Obama replace Jackson over what they categorized as a “power struggle” between him and a rival physician in the...

Kourtney Kardashian has something to say about the FDA, right after these messages

Kourtney Kardashian has something to say about the FDA, right after these messages
Coming up on Keeping Up With the Kardashians: Kourtney takes Capitol Hill. On Tuesday, the reality star participated in various Congressional briefings about outdated cosmetic regulations. One hearing was closed to the public (including the media), but nothing was off limits to Kardashian’s television crew. By total coincidence, her visit coincided with the launch of her new line of makeup. The eldest Kardashian...

Honestly, what the heck is happening on YouTube?

Honestly, what the heck is happening on YouTube?
One of the internet's most famed catchphrases is about porn: that any sort of erotica you could want or imagine, no matter how niche or messed up, exists somewhere online. That shouldn't be the case for YouTube — a video community monitored for hate, violence, abuse, obscenity, and more. But with each new discovery of disturbing footage after repulsive...

Hidden Amazon page drops hints about a “Fire TV Cube”

Hidden Amazon page drops hints about a “Fire TV Cube”
Rumors have been floating around for a few months now of a new device from Amazon that would mash up the media streaming capabilities of its Fire TV line with the voice assistant abilities of the Echo. After leaked images turned up showing a cube-shaped device that seemed to fit the bill, people started referring to this still...

Facebook and the perils of a personalized choice architecture

Facebook and the perils of a personalized choice architecture
Yafit Lev-Aretz Contributor Share on Twitter Yafit Lev-Aretz is a Research Fellow at the Information Law Institute, New York University Law School. More posts by this contributor If it talks like a government and acts like a government, it must be a tech giant The recent Facebook-Cambridge Analytica chaos has ignited a fire of awareness, bringing the risks of today’s data surveillance culture to...

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Opera launches a new mobile browser

Opera launches a new mobile browser

Opera today announced a new mobile browser, Opera Touch, that shows that there’s still plenty of room for a competitor in the mobile...
Say hello to the new Gmail with self-destructing messages, email snoozing and more

Say hello to the new Gmail with self-destructing messages, email snoozing and more

Today, Google is launching the biggest revamp of Gmail in years. The company is bringing to the flagship Gmail service many (but...
Grab’s acquisition of Uber Southeast Asia drives into problems

Grab’s acquisition of Uber Southeast Asia drives into problems

The long-rumored Grab acquisition of Uber’s Southeast Asia business may be official now, but it’s far from complete. In fact, what should be a...