Mashable @mashable
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We’re not for the casually curious. We devour culture and tech. Our ideas shape the future. Obsess with us. #Mashable
4k Posts
606k Followers
908 Following
We’re not for the casually curious. We devour culture and tech. Our ideas shape the future. Obsess with us. #Mashable
People who call 911 from their iPhone will be able to automatically share their exact location with first responders, Apple announced on Monday. The feature, which will only be available to users in the U.S. at launch, is slated to become available later this year with the launch of iOS 12. Click the link in the bio to read the full article.
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Animals that live near human activity are becoming nocturnal just to avoid us, and the implications for ecosystems around the world could be huge. A team of researchers conducted a meta-analysis which included data about 62 species across six continents and found an overwhelming trend: To avoid encountering humans, animals are becoming nocturnal at the expense of their biologically predetermined schedules. Click the link in the bio for the full article.
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The race is on. Microsoft is building automated, cashier-less, and checkout line-free technology to rival Amazon Go, Reuters reported Thursday. And Microsoft is reportedly in talks about the technology with Walmart, Amazon's rival for all-out retail domination. Click the link in the bio for the full article.
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In January, Instagram started testing an interesting new feature: It would notify users when someone took a screenshot of their stories. According to BuzzFeed, though, Instagram is no longer testing the feature.
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#E32018 is in full swing, and, as expected, all's quiet on the hardware front — but the future has been teased with one word: #streaming. Streaming not in the #Twitch sense, where you watch someone play a #videogame for fun, but rather an à la carte style of selecting a game and being able to play it in seconds without waiting for lengthy downloads or installs. Click the link in the bio for the full article.
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Boeing design contest throws $2 million into flying car prototypes. The next major development in aerospace design isn't focused on airplanes, but rather personal flying vehicles — yes flying cars. These designs typically go far beyond usual sci-fi sketches and flesh out concepts that could one day be flying overhead. Maybe. Eventually. Probably. The Boeing-sponsored design competition GoFly recently selected 10 winners out of hundreds of submissions for the best designs to carry a person 20 miles without refueling or recharging and with a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability. That means the vehicles don't need a runway or a lot of space to get airborne. Click the link in the bio for the full article.
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Trapping carbon pollution underground for thousands of years is key to fighting climate change. Click the link in the bio for the full article.
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Watch out, Apple. Huawei’s MateBook X Pro is here to slay.
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