Thursday, January 17, 2019

Facebook deletes pages that were secretly controlled by a Russian propaganda network

Russian President Vladimir Putin on December 25, 2019Photo: APFacebook has deleted hundreds of pages associated with the Kremlin propaganda network Sputnik. The sites allegedly operated by Sputnik employees looked like they...

Why do you feel so lost after a TV fever and what can you...

In Binged, Mashable collapses, why we see binge-watch, how we see binge-watch, and what it does to us. Because binge-watching is the new normal. Pretty much everyone knows the pain of a...

Start-up Devvio claims its blockchain can handle 8M transactions per second

A start-up company claims that its highly efficient distributed ledger protocol can solve all the major problems faced by blockchain networks, including the ability to scale for global financial operations by...

Next version of Android might finally get a dark theme

Android is about to get... darker.Image: Lili Sams/MashableBy Stan Schroeder2019-01-17 10:07:12 UTC Programmers, night owls and dark lords have been asking for a system-wide dark theme on Android since forever, and...

LG to start a phone with a removable second screen, sign claims

LG's second screen could serve as an attachment. Image: PAU BARRENA / AFP / Getty Imagesby Stan Schroeder2019-01-17 08:44:47 UTC LG joins in the "foldable" phone madness, but the company is approaching...

Microsoft is dropping a lot of money to help improve affordable housing in Seattle

Microsoft spends $ 500 million to create affordable housing. Image: Stephen Brashear / Getty ImagesBy Johnny Lieu2019-01-17 06:10:57 UTC Where the tech sector is booming, affordable housing has suffered. Now, Microsoft is following...