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The dirty secret behind every iPhone photo

Every digital photo you've ever taken holds a dirty secret; it was created using an image of a nude Playboy model.

Every digital photo you've ever taken holds a dirty secret; it was created using an image of a nude Playboy model.

SpaceX rocket explodes during testing

Elon Musk's SpaceX has suffered a setback in the race to take passengers to space with a prototype rocket exploding during takeoff.

Elon Musk's SpaceX has suffered a setback in the race to take passengers to space with a prototype rocket exploding during takeoff.

Twitter announces new rules on advertising and political posts

Twitter has announced new rules which ban political advertising across the social media platform. The move was announced in a lengthy thread by company chief executive Jack Dorsey in September, in which he said the organisation believed a politi...

Twitter has announced new rules which ban political advertising across the social media platform. The move was announced in a lengthy thread by company chief executive Jack Dorsey in September, in which he said the organisation believed a politi...

Hacked Disney+ Accounts Are Reportedly Being Sold for $3

Hacked Disney+ accounts are reportedly being sold for $3. News site ZDNet reports that thousands of Disney+ accounts were hijacked by hackers, just hours after the streaming service launched.

Hacked Disney+ accounts are reportedly being sold for $3. News site ZDNet reports that thousands of Disney+ accounts were hijacked by hackers, just hours after the streaming service launched.

What is Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra?

Facebook is launching a cryptocurrency called Libra, which will allow people to move money from their smartphone.

Facebook is launching a cryptocurrency called Libra, which will allow people to move money from their smartphone.

VEnvirotech transforms organic waste into bioplastics

We interviewed Patricia Ayma, co-founder of the Barcelona-based startup that has developed a system for producing a biodegradable alternative to single-use plastics.

We interviewed Patricia Ayma, co-founder of the Barcelona-based startup that has developed a system for producing a biodegradable alternative to single-use plastics.

Doctors of the future

Stuff reporter Libby Wilson visited a doctor's clinic of the future at Digital Health Week at Claudelands Events Centre.

Stuff reporter Libby Wilson visited a doctor's clinic of the future at Digital Health Week at Claudelands Events Centre.

Amazon Expands Free Music Service

The company made its ad-sponsored amazon music streaming tier free to iOS, Android and Amazon Fire TV users Amazon, via blog post.

The company made its ad-sponsored amazon music streaming tier free to iOS, Android and Amazon Fire TV users Amazon, via blog post.

Audi's lighting technology

Audi just announced their latest lighting technology, implemented in the Sportback.

Audi just announced their latest lighting technology, implemented in the Sportback.

The New School Year Causes Concerns About Hackers

The education industry has increasingly become vulnerable to hackers, leaving students' information open to theft and other types of fraud.

The education industry has increasingly become vulnerable to hackers, leaving students' information open to theft and other types of fraud.

Motorola unveils touchscreen flip phone

Motorola has unveiled an updated version of its Razr mobile phone, which features a fully foldable touchscreen. The phone is to go on sale in selected markets in Europe in December. The screen is a 6.2-inch folding display, and the device also ...

Motorola has unveiled an updated version of its Razr mobile phone, which features a fully foldable touchscreen. The phone is to go on sale in selected markets in Europe in December. The screen is a 6.2-inch folding display, and the device also ...

Netflix Faces Price Pressure

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings recently disclosed that Netflix is in trouble.

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings recently disclosed that Netflix is in trouble.

The biggest revolution in gene editing: Crispr-Cas9 explained

Prof Jennifer Doudna, one the pioneers of Crispr-Cas9 gene editing, explains how this revolutionary discovery enables precise changes to our DNA, which can be used to correct mutations that cause genetic diseases and eradicate them from a germ lin...

Prof Jennifer Doudna, one the pioneers of Crispr-Cas9 gene editing, explains how this revolutionary discovery enables precise changes to our DNA, which can be used to correct mutations that cause genetic diseases and eradicate them from a germ lin...

What Should Be Done To Rein In Big Tech

Technology giants like Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google are under an investigation for anticompetitive behavior.

Technology giants like Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google are under an investigation for anticompetitive behavior.

Robot Mules Confirmed To Join U.S. Troops In Combat

Robot mules will be joining soldiers on the battlefield following the U.S. Army’s order of 624 eight-wheel drive robotic vehicles.

Robot mules will be joining soldiers on the battlefield following the U.S. Army’s order of 624 eight-wheel drive robotic vehicles.

Facial-recognition court case in Britain

British police are testing controversial high-tech facial-recognition cameras. But critics say this technology raises serious privacy concerns. Now, a court will decide.

British police are testing controversial high-tech facial-recognition cameras. But critics say this technology raises serious privacy concerns. Now, a court will decide.

Digitalisation and the trades

Electricians, bakers and other skilled tradespeople are adapting to the modern world. That means mastering lots of hi-tech. 3D printing, for example, is set to revolutionise saddle-making! Apprentices can be way ahead of their employers.

Electricians, bakers and other skilled tradespeople are adapting to the modern world. That means mastering lots of hi-tech. 3D printing, for example, is set to revolutionise saddle-making! Apprentices can be way ahead of their employers.

YouTuber - a dream profession?

We meet German YouTube star Alexibexi. He is a role model for many youngsters, earning big bucks with his videos. Schoolkids dream of such a career, and the advertising industry sees there is money to be made here.

We meet German YouTube star Alexibexi. He is a role model for many youngsters, earning big bucks with his videos. Schoolkids dream of such a career, and the advertising industry sees there is money to be made here.

Disney+ Has Arrived

The long-awaited streaming service is now available in the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands.

The long-awaited streaming service is now available in the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands.

Spotify's Cracking Down On Family Plans

Music streaming service Spotify recently updated its terms and conditions.

Music streaming service Spotify recently updated its terms and conditions.

Google's New Algorithm For Original Reporting

Google's new algorithm will emphasize "original reporting," the company said.

Google's new algorithm will emphasize "original reporting," the company said.

Facebook Announces New Brand

The company introduced its new brand, FACEBOOK, on Monday.

The company introduced its new brand, FACEBOOK, on Monday.

Apple Reportedly Developing iPhone Subscription Plan

Investors and consumers alike have hoped for an Apple hardware subscription plan for years.

Investors and consumers alike have hoped for an Apple hardware subscription plan for years.

Back To The Future-style DeLorean For Sale – And It’s A Hovercraft

A real-life Back to the Future-style Delorean is for sale and it’s a working hovercraft.

A real-life Back to the Future-style Delorean is for sale and it’s a working hovercraft.

Microsoft Tests 4-Day Workweek and Productivity Increases 40%

The company’s Japan offices closed every Friday in August during a summer program called the “Work Life Choice Challenge”.

The company’s Japan offices closed every Friday in August during a summer program called the “Work Life Choice Challenge”.

U.S. gov't 'needs our help' on AI: Former Google CEO

Eric Schmidt, Google's former CEO and the current chair of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, warned of external AI threats to the U.S., including from China.

Eric Schmidt, Google's former CEO and the current chair of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, warned of external AI threats to the U.S., including from China.

Inside California EV startup Zero Motorcycles

We talk to the CEO of Zero Motorcycles and visit their California factory to check out the new electric SR/F.

We talk to the CEO of Zero Motorcycles and visit their California factory to check out the new electric SR/F.

Google Health Is Finally Talking About Their Plan

Doctor and CEO David Feinberg, who is leading the newly created Google Health division, is beginning to open up about his plans.

Doctor and CEO David Feinberg, who is leading the newly created Google Health division, is beginning to open up about his plans.

Cyber crime on the rise

More Kiwis are being targeted online.

More Kiwis are being targeted online.

Does TikTok Pose A National Security Risk?

Two US Senators have filed an assessment for the TikTok app as it might pose as a threat to US national security.

Two US Senators have filed an assessment for the TikTok app as it might pose as a threat to US national security.

Google to Acquire FitBit

The tech giant’s parent company, Alphabet, is set to buy the smartwatch maker, which is valued at about $2.1 billion.

The tech giant’s parent company, Alphabet, is set to buy the smartwatch maker, which is valued at about $2.1 billion.

Instagram Bans ‘Plastic Surgery’ Filters

Instagram recently announced it would be banning a bunch of their most popular filters amid mental health concerns.

Instagram recently announced it would be banning a bunch of their most popular filters amid mental health concerns.

4 Inexpensive Ways to Improve Your Digital Security

If you're leery of being tracked online, there are steps you can take to keep your information private.

If you're leery of being tracked online, there are steps you can take to keep your information private.

Smartphone Radiation Levels Doubled

The Chicago Tribune recently launched an investigation into the radiofrequency radiation levels output by popular smartphones, specifically iPhones.

The Chicago Tribune recently launched an investigation into the radiofrequency radiation levels output by popular smartphones, specifically iPhones.

Are Smartphones Hurting Mental Health?

Are smartphones hurting your mental health? A new study says no.

Are smartphones hurting your mental health? A new study says no.

Microsoft Introduces the Surface Duo

Microsoft unveiled the Surface Duo on Wednesday.

Microsoft unveiled the Surface Duo on Wednesday.

8 back to school apps to help your kids stay focused

Keeping track of a student's grades is now easier than ever.

Keeping track of a student's grades is now easier than ever.

How smartphone are devastating the camera industry

As technology continues to improve, smartphone cameras now offer image quality that was only achievable by digital cameras.

As technology continues to improve, smartphone cameras now offer image quality that was only achievable by digital cameras.

Using Tech To Help Children Build Healthy Habits

The U.S. is facing an obesity epidemic in both adults and children.

The U.S. is facing an obesity epidemic in both adults and children.

5 Things to Help Your Digital Security

Living in the digital world is convenient but growingly risky as hackers take advantage of simple securities.

Living in the digital world is convenient but growingly risky as hackers take advantage of simple securities.

Two-Thirds Of Americans Want To Break Up Big Tech

Amazon, Google, and Facebook make up a large part of Big Tech and many Americans are on board with breaking them up to ensure more competition in the future.

Amazon, Google, and Facebook make up a large part of Big Tech and many Americans are on board with breaking them up to ensure more competition in the future.

Smartphones May Leak More Radiation Than Expected

Some smartphones may be producing radiofrequency radiation higher than the FCC regulations, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Some smartphones may be producing radiofrequency radiation higher than the FCC regulations, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Twitter To Ban Political Ads

Twitter has announced that it will not allow political ads on its platform in an effort to curb fake news.

Twitter has announced that it will not allow political ads on its platform in an effort to curb fake news.

A ride in a Waymo driverless car

TechCrunch contributor Ed Niedemeyer gets a ride in Waymo's driverless Chrysler Pacifica minivan in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler. The company is starting to match members of its early rider program with driverless rides as it starts scaling up i...

TechCrunch contributor Ed Niedemeyer gets a ride in Waymo's driverless Chrysler Pacifica minivan in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler. The company is starting to match members of its early rider program with driverless rides as it starts scaling up i...

How Your AC Could Help Instead of Hurt The Environment

Imagine this: your air conditioner is powered by renewable electricity. It also captures carbon dioxide from the air and converts it into energy to power your home. In other words, your home becomes its own power plant all while fighting climate c...

Imagine this: your air conditioner is powered by renewable electricity. It also captures carbon dioxide from the air and converts it into energy to power your home. In other words, your home becomes its own power plant all while fighting climate c...

Nintendo profits surge on Switch console success

Nintendo operating profits more than double thanks to strong sales of its Switch gaming machines.

Nintendo operating profits more than double thanks to strong sales of its Switch gaming machines.

Twitter announces ban on political ads

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey announced Wednesday the social network has decided to "stop all political advertising on Twitter globally." Conway G. Gittens has the details.

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey announced Wednesday the social network has decided to "stop all political advertising on Twitter globally." Conway G. Gittens has the details.

Working Americans Are Getting Less Sleep

The number of working Americans getting less than the recommended 7 hours of sleep is rising.

The number of working Americans getting less than the recommended 7 hours of sleep is rising.

Facebook sues Israel's NSO Group over alleged WhatsApp hack

Facebook Inc on Tuesday (October 29) sued Israeli cyber surveillance firm NSO Group, alleging it hacked users of its messaging platform WhatsApp earlier this year.

Facebook Inc on Tuesday (October 29) sued Israeli cyber surveillance firm NSO Group, alleging it hacked users of its messaging platform WhatsApp earlier this year.

Meet DJI's Mavic Mini

Coming in at just 249 grams, the Mavic Mini is the smallest Mavic drone.

Coming in at just 249 grams, the Mavic Mini is the smallest Mavic drone.

FindAir is a smart inhaler

FindAir is digitizing asthma therapy with smart inhaler technology.

FindAir is digitizing asthma therapy with smart inhaler technology.

Instagram will use 'False Information' label to flag fake news

The new update will inform users when a post contains misinformation.

The new update will inform users when a post contains misinformation.

New Google Maps feature alerts users to 'Speed Traps'

As a whole, the Google Maps feature lets you pin locations where traffic has slowed down.

As a whole, the Google Maps feature lets you pin locations where traffic has slowed down.

Google claims "quantum supremacy"

Google says its has achieved a breakthrough in computer research, calculating in seconds what would take a supercomputer thousands of years.

Google says its has achieved a breakthrough in computer research, calculating in seconds what would take a supercomputer thousands of years.

Achu Health provides analysis of your digital health data

Achu Health uses analysis from a Fitbit or Apple Watch plus user-inputted symptoms to understand health patterns and your likelihood of getting sick.

Achu Health uses analysis from a Fitbit or Apple Watch plus user-inputted symptoms to understand health patterns and your likelihood of getting sick.

Moabi provides security for connected devices

Moabi is a preventative software security company that uses scalable binary analysis.

Moabi is a preventative software security company that uses scalable binary analysis.

MedStack helps bring digital health products to market

MedStack wants to accelerate digital health products to market 60% faster.

MedStack wants to accelerate digital health products to market 60% faster.

Unum ID is a blockchain based single identity platform

Unum ID is a blockchain based identity platform that wants to be the single identity for everything in your life.

Unum ID is a blockchain based identity platform that wants to be the single identity for everything in your life.

Instagram Wants Hackers To Go After Its New Tool

'White hat' hackers are finding vulnerabilities in instagram's new features to protect users.

'White hat' hackers are finding vulnerabilities in instagram's new features to protect users.

How To Protect Your Phone From Malware

Do you have stalkerware on your phone? If not, here are some signs you should pay attention to.

Do you have stalkerware on your phone? If not, here are some signs you should pay attention to.

Everything New In Fortnite Chapter 2

Just when you thought it was over, the hype is back, and for good reason. Welcome to WatchMojo, and today, we’re taking a look at What’s New in Fortnite: Chapter 2! What is your favourite new addition? Let us know in the comments!

Just when you thought it was over, the hype is back, and for good reason. Welcome to WatchMojo, and today, we’re taking a look at What’s New in Fortnite: Chapter 2! What is your favourite new addition? Let us know in the comments!

Alcide provides security for Kubernetes

Alcide is a code to production security company for workloads running on Kubernetes.

Alcide is a code to production security company for workloads running on Kubernetes.

Hacware email hacking protection

Hacware is a cybersecurituy SaaS product that leverages intelligence to protect employees against email hacking.

Hacware is a cybersecurituy SaaS product that leverages intelligence to protect employees against email hacking.

Sparkle Innovations makes biodegradable sanitary pads

Sparkle makes biodegradable sanitary pads that are plastic and chemical free.

Sparkle makes biodegradable sanitary pads that are plastic and chemical free.

Voxel51 provides video insights using AI

Voxel51 is a built in AI platform that lets users extract insights from video.

Voxel51 is a built in AI platform that lets users extract insights from video.

Moodbit is HR with a focus on employee emotions

Moodbit wants to reform the HR tech industry by focusing on employees emotions.

Moodbit wants to reform the HR tech industry by focusing on employees emotions.

Greyparrot uses deep vision for waste management

Greyparrot is building computer vision systems for the waste management industry.

Greyparrot is building computer vision systems for the waste management industry.

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Study says 90% of Millennials use their phones in the bathroom

For Generation Z, it is a whopping 96%! Generation X clocked in at 82%, while 57% of baby boomers use their phone in bathroom.

For Generation Z, it is a whopping 96%! Generation X clocked in at 82%, while 57% of baby boomers use their phone in bathroom.

Facebook probe by U.S. states expands to 47 attorneys general

A New York-led probe of Facebook into allegations that the company put consumer data at risk and pushed up advertising rates has expanded to include attorneys general from 47 U.S. states and territories, New York Attorney General Letitia James said i

A New York-led probe of Facebook into allegations that the company put consumer data at risk and pushed up advertising rates has expanded to include attorneys general from 47 U.S. states and territories, New York Attorney General Letitia James said i

Bolt Threads uses spider silk to make apparel

We visit the Bolt Threads R&D lab to learn about the process of using protein from spider webs to create and manufacture sustainable apparel and textiles.

We visit the Bolt Threads R&D lab to learn about the process of using protein from spider webs to create and manufacture sustainable apparel and textiles.

Minimalist Phone Free Of Social Media Apps Aims To Improve Our Wellbeing In The Modern World

A minimalist phone free of social media Apps is aiming to improve our wellbeing in the modern world.

A minimalist phone free of social media Apps is aiming to improve our wellbeing in the modern world.

Facebook Has Started Hiding Likes

Facebook is not taking the lead from Instagram and removing like counts; instead, it will show that a post was liked by a friend and others.

Facebook is not taking the lead from Instagram and removing like counts; instead, it will show that a post was liked by a friend and others.

The Vatican Launches Wearable eRosary Smart Device

The Vatican has launched a wearable ‘eRosary’ smart device.

The Vatican has launched a wearable ‘eRosary’ smart device.

Smart Speaker Soothes Babies And Tracks Their Breathing Using White Noise

A new smart speaker uses white noise to both soothe sleeping babies and monitor their breathing and movement.

A new smart speaker uses white noise to both soothe sleeping babies and monitor their breathing and movement.

Artificial skin creates first ticklish devices

Scientists have created an 'artificial skin' they say can give devices such as smartphones or tablets a more "human like" quality. The prototype, which has been designed to look like and mimic human skin, responds to different forms of human cont...

Scientists have created an 'artificial skin' they say can give devices such as smartphones or tablets a more "human like" quality. The prototype, which has been designed to look like and mimic human skin, responds to different forms of human cont...

YouTube kids: how unboxing, gaming and toy reviews took over

Being a YouTuber is now the most popular aspiration for children today, according to a recent survey. In 2018, the site’s highest earner was a seven-year-old American toy reviewer.

Being a YouTuber is now the most popular aspiration for children today, according to a recent survey. In 2018, the site’s highest earner was a seven-year-old American toy reviewer.

Fortnite returns with chapter 2

The black hole has officially closed After 2 days of being down, Fortnite returned with an all new location for players to explore.

The black hole has officially closed After 2 days of being down, Fortnite returned with an all new location for players to explore.

How Amazon Moved Into The Business Of Elections

More than 40 states now use one or more of Amazon's election offerings.

More than 40 states now use one or more of Amazon's election offerings.

Amazon, Broadcom face new antitrust probes in Europe

Amazon and chipmaker Broadcom are the latest U.S. tech giants to face antitrust probes in Europe.

Amazon and chipmaker Broadcom are the latest U.S. tech giants to face antitrust probes in Europe.

Google unveils next generation of Pixel phones

Alphabet Inc's Google unveiled new Pixel smartphones with higher quality cameras, a radar sensor and faster virtual assistant on Tuesday, but failed to provide enough to set the devices apart from rivals and nix concerns about price.

Alphabet Inc's Google unveiled new Pixel smartphones with higher quality cameras, a radar sensor and faster virtual assistant on Tuesday, but failed to provide enough to set the devices apart from rivals and nix concerns about price.

Made By Google 2019 Event Recap

Here's everything that Google announced at the Made By Google 2019 event in NYC. Read more: https://tcrn.ch/2IQ46YM

Here's everything that Google announced at the Made By Google 2019 event in NYC. Read more: https://tcrn.ch/2IQ46YM

Hands-on with the new Google Pixel 4

After the onstage presentation at Made by Google 2019, we got our hands on a Pixel 4. Watch us do a quick run-through of the major new features. Read more: https://tcrn.ch/2IQ46YM

After the onstage presentation at Made by Google 2019, we got our hands on a Pixel 4. Watch us do a quick run-through of the major new features. Read more: https://tcrn.ch/2IQ46YM

Survey says social media has made young people more depressed

According to results from a survey by the American Psychological Association, cases of mental health disorders rose exponentially among kids and young adults around 2011

According to results from a survey by the American Psychological Association, cases of mental health disorders rose exponentially among kids and young adults around 2011

The Hack That Wreaked Havoc on Hollywood

In 2014, Sony Pictures Entertainment was hacked by a group of cyber-criminals who called themselves “The Guardians of Peace”. The hackers stole 100 terabytes of private data from the film studio and leaked it online for the whole world to see....

In 2014, Sony Pictures Entertainment was hacked by a group of cyber-criminals who called themselves “The Guardians of Peace”. The hackers stole 100 terabytes of private data from the film studio and leaked it online for the whole world to see....

Facebook presses on with e-coin despite defections

Facebook is pressing ahead with its Libra e-currency despite losing another backer.

Facebook is pressing ahead with its Libra e-currency despite losing another backer.

Star Wars Made Real: Tabletop Hologram Game Is Launched

Remember the desktop hologram game in 'Star Wars'? The dream is real thanks to a newly launched games system.

Remember the desktop hologram game in 'Star Wars'? The dream is real thanks to a newly launched games system.

5G Questions and Answers

The next generation of high-speed mobile data, known as 5G, will soon roll out to several U.S. cities.

The next generation of high-speed mobile data, known as 5G, will soon roll out to several U.S. cities.

Blind Engineer Invents A Smart Cane That Guides Using Google Maps And Sensors

A blind engineer has developed a smart cane that uses Google Maps to identify its users surroundings.

A blind engineer has developed a smart cane that uses Google Maps to identify its users surroundings.

Next Generation Of WiFi On Its Way

WiFi 7, a new generation of wireless internet connection is being developed.

WiFi 7, a new generation of wireless internet connection is being developed.

Fortnite accused of being as addictive as cocaine in class-action lawsuit

Two parents of teenage Fortnite players have brought a class-action lawsuit against the multiplayer game in Canada.

Two parents of teenage Fortnite players have brought a class-action lawsuit against the multiplayer game in Canada.

Brainwave technology could catch crooks

Larry Farwell is the scientist who invented the brainwave technology and is visiting New Zealand to show researchers at the University of Canterbury how to use it.

Larry Farwell is the scientist who invented the brainwave technology and is visiting New Zealand to show researchers at the University of Canterbury how to use it.

The Future of Cities Depends on Parking (As a Service)

Parking shapes how cities look and feel and how people move around them “almost more than anything else,” writes The Economist. Hear from SpotHero founder Mark Lawrence to learn how the digitization of the parking industry is powering new capa...

Parking shapes how cities look and feel and how people move around them “almost more than anything else,” writes The Economist. Hear from SpotHero founder Mark Lawrence to learn how the digitization of the parking industry is powering new capa...

Apple removes Hong Kong police-tracking app

Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store, saying it violated rules because it was used to ambush police.

Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store, saying it violated rules because it was used to ambush police.

PlayStation 5 announced for Holiday 2020

Sony confirmed the 'Playstation 5' name and release date on October 8th.

Sony confirmed the 'Playstation 5' name and release date on October 8th.

Apple under fire over app that aids HK protesters

Apple is under fire in Hong Kong over an app that protesters are using to track police.

Apple is under fire in Hong Kong over an app that protesters are using to track police.

Instagram to completely remove ‘Following’ tab

In a statement to BuzzFeed News, Instagram confirmed the removal of the “following” tab this week for all users.

In a statement to BuzzFeed News, Instagram confirmed the removal of the “following” tab this week for all users.

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