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Pentagon Classifies Study of F-35 Jet’s Challenges in Pacific

Pentagon Classifies Study of F-35 Jet’s Challenges in Pacific

The Pentagon classified an assessment of the major challenges the Marine Corps encountered in deploying the U.S.’s first F-35 jets to the Pacific, according to a new Government Accountability Office
Google puts gun emoji back in holster with switch to water pistol

Google puts gun emoji back in holster with switch to water pistol

Google announces change for next Android update, falling in line with Apple, Samsung, WhatsApp and TwitterGoogle has become the latest firm to change its gun emoji to resemble a water pistol, falling
E-Waste Innovator Will Go to Jail for Making Windows Restore Disks That Only Worked With Valid Licenses

E-Waste Innovator Will Go to Jail for Making Windows Restore Disks That Only Worked With Valid Licenses

California man Eric Lundgren, an electronic waste entrepreneur who produced tens of thousands of Windows restore disks intended to extend the lifespan of aging computers, lost a federal appeals court
The best Windows backup software

The best Windows backup software

We need backup software for our PCs because storage isn’t foolproof, and won’t last forever. If your data isn’t backed up, when the inevitable accident or failure occurs, it’s gone.It would be nice if
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 for PC and Mac gets a rare 40 percent discount

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 for PC and Mac gets a rare 40 percent discount

We loved Adobe's Photoshop Elements 2018 and its helpful automatic, guided features when we reviewed the popular photo editing suite last October. But even though it's a great program, that $100 price
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 for PC and Mac gets a rare 40 percent discount

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 for PC and Mac gets a rare 40 percent discount

We loved Adobe's Photoshop Elements 2018 and its helpful automatic, guided features when we reviewed the popular photo editing suite last October. But even though it's a great program, that $100 price

The makers of the virtual influencer, Lil Miquela, snag real money from Silicon Valley

Brud, the actual company behind one of Instagram’s most popular virtual influencers (it’s a thing), has raised millions of dollars from Silicon Valley investors because this is 2018 and everything is

Algorithm Automatically Spots 'Face Swaps' In Videos

yagoda shares a report from MIT Technology Review: Andreas Rossler at the Technical University of Munich in Germany and colleagues have developed a deep-learning system that can automatically spot
Rapchat raises $1.6 million to help you make and share your def jams

Rapchat raises $1.6 million to help you make and share your def jams

The first thing to understand about media-sharing app Rapchat is that co-founder Seth Miller is not a rapper and his other co-founder, Pat Gibson, is. Together they created Rapchat, a service for
Drone technology is now dangerous enough to kill for

Drone technology is now dangerous enough to kill for

There are certain classes of technology that, by their nature, put those who possess their secrets in danger: Nuclear weapons. Ballistic missiles. Advanced encryption software.…
Huawei AI to get some emotional intelligence

Huawei AI to get some emotional intelligence

AI assistants may be called “personal” but they definitely aren’t personable. Never mind their obviously fake personalities, these intelligent chatbots are really intelligent in only the factual
Huawei AI to get some emotional intelligence

Huawei AI to get some emotional intelligence

AI assistants may be called “personal” but they definitely aren’t personable. Never mind their obviously fake personalities, these intelligent chatbots are really intelligent in only the factual

Dutch Study Finds Some Video Game Loot Boxes Broke the Law

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has published a study it conducted of 10 video games that reward players with loot boxes, packages players can sometimes buy with real money that contain random-in
How to use Alexa Blueprints for DIY fun galore

How to use Alexa Blueprints for DIY fun galore

It’s time to turn Alexa into a joke machine, using the first round of Alexa Blueprints to do some mischief. If you’re a big fan of The Office, you know the episode cold open where Michael Scott
How to use Alexa Blueprints for DIY fun galore

How to use Alexa Blueprints for DIY fun galore

It’s time to turn Alexa into a joke machine, using the first round of Alexa Blueprints to do some mischief. If you’re a big fan of The Office, you know the episode cold open where Michael Scott
Hasselblad H6D-400c: Introducing the 400MP Multi Shot

Hasselblad H6D-400c: Introducing the 400MP Multi Shot

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to visit the DJI / Hasselblad headquarters in NYC for a demo on their H6D-400c Multi Shot. This new technology Hasselblad has developed allows for a user to take a
Optimize Your Wi-Fi Connection With A Lifetime Of NetSpot Pro, Now 80% Off

Optimize Your Wi-Fi Connection With A Lifetime Of NetSpot Pro, Now 80% Off

Few things match the frustration that comes with a spotty Wi-Fi connection. And, despite your best efforts to troubleshoot them on your own, these networks can be fickle beasts that cut out for

Tech Tip: Getting Your Desktop Windows in Order

If your screen has become jumbled with too many open files, folders and programs to manage, you can quickly sort the pile.

Equity podcast: Coinbase buys a startup, Discord’s a unicorn and Netflix soars

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week TechCrunch’s Katie Roof and Crunchbase News’s Alex Wilhelm
G.E. Makes a Sharp ‘Pivot’ on Digital

G.E. Makes a Sharp ‘Pivot’ on Digital

In 2011, G.E. set up a center in San Ramon, Calif., to push into the digital market. The company has invested billions in those efforts, but this year it is cutting its expenses by 25 percent.