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IDG Contributor Network: We"re all responsible for combating fake news

I spoke to a 5th grade class about identity theft the other day. I quickly discovered that these kids were struggling with EXACTLY the same problems most of us struggle with in our workplace and our personal lives. They were swimming in a sea of d.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldApr 18th, 2017

You could do so much better than those Sonic the Hedgehog shoes

To celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog's 26th birthday this summer, Anippon teamed up with Sega to create some Sonic-inspired shoes for all the fans who took one look at Sonic's classic red and white shoes and thought, "I need those." The shoes cost about $.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 min. ago

Here are all the tweets Donald Trump has deleted since becoming president

Donald Trump has a Twitter problem.  In addition to his penchant for delivering surreal, stream-of-consciousness rants at any time of day on the microblogging platform, Donald Trump can't seem to stop deleting tweets.  Many times, his tweet.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 min. ago

The best movies of 2017 (so far)

We’re at the halfway point of 2017, so all this week Mashable entertainment will be rolling out our 8.5 (Get it, half of ’17?) picks for the best of the year – so far! – in movies, TV, music, and more. It’s our eight bes.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 min. ago

Juniper’s Cloud-Grade networking aims to deliver network agility

There should be no question in anyone’s mind that the cloud era has arrived. Businesses are adopting the cloud at an unprecedented rate and by 2020, the number of cloud workloads will be on par with the number of on-premises ones.Businesses of a.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News20 min. ago

Traveling “Kodi Repair Men” Are Apparently a Thing Now

With all the chaos and upheaval in the Kodi addon scene recently, many 'pirate' devices have stopped performing as they did before. This is a problem for the thousands of people who bought their devices ready configured, since they have no idea how t.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News32 min. ago

Indie Game Developer Shares Free Keys on The Pirate Bay

While many copyright holders are filled with rage when they see their content showing up at The Pirate Bay, not all are. The developer of the indie adventure game 'Paradigm' decided to hand out free keys on the popular torrent site instead, realizing.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News32 min. ago

Facebook Is Telling Your Friends Where You Are at All Times. Here’s How to Stop It

Snapchat isn't the first app that allows users to track friends' locations. Snapchat made headlines earlier this week with the introduction of “Snap Map,” a new feature that allows users to see their friends’ location on a map.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News32 min. ago

Review: Amazon’s New Echo Fixes the Original’s Biggest Shortcoming

It fixes the original Echo's biggest shortcomings As I rolled over to silence my alarm the other morning, I reached instinctively for my phone to read the news. But then I remembered — on my nightstand, a 7-inch glowing screen was rolling.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News32 min. ago

GLOW: Season 1 Spoiler Discussion

If you've finished all 10 episodes of GLOW: Season 1 then check out what we thought of the ending......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News32 min. ago

Xbox One X Will Download 4K Patches, Regardless of TV

1080p assets will be downloaded for those with an Xbox One S. Microsoft has confirmed that all Xbox One games that feature 4K support will download its 4K assets for all Xbox One X users, regardless of their television. When asked by Stevivor.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News32 min. ago

Super Mario Odyssey: All Gameplay, News, Trailers

From trailers to previews, here's everything we know so far about Super Mario Odyssey......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News32 min. ago

"War of the Planet of the Apes": Quality next chapter to a plot we"re all familiar with

Clint and Ti from CineFix saw War for the Planet of the Apes but only ONE of them went bananas for it. But they do agree, the latest installment of the classic sci-fi's reboot is a quality 3rd chapter. Visit CineFix for more episodes and movie-relate.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

You can help North West decide what to name her new puppy, but obviously it should be "Baby Jesus"

Kim Kardashian West provided us all with an opportunity to contribute to the history of the family this weekend. Just last week, Kim shared a photograph of the newest members of the Kardashian klan: two Pomeranians, one for her daughter North West an.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

These popular $300 noise-cancelling headphones are on sale for $79.99

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Not all songs are created sonically equal, so why should you settle for headphones that don’t adapt to your listening habits? These A-Audio L.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

How J.K. Rowling, the "Harry Potter" fandom, and technology all grew up together

For 20 years, J.K. Rowling has been forging a relationship with fans — millions and millions all over the world in a way that can feel deeply, deeply personal (who among us hasn't tweeted at her hoping for a fave?).  "The online Harry Pott.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

It was only a matter of time before "woke" got added to the Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary can never let slang just be slang. In the past, it's tried to bond with its fellow kids with words such as hot mess, YOLO, and manspreading much to all of our eye-rolling.  The OED's latest update to the dictionary.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

"Anonymous" says NASA has found alien life, but let"s all slow the hell down

The shadowy hacker collective Anonymous believes that NASA is about to announce that it has discovered alien life of some kind.  We've looked into these claims and concluded they are, at best, a bone-headed misunderstanding of  mundane stat.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

Baby survives Grenfell, or not: Facebook’s fake news problem continues apace

A few months ago, amid much fanfare, Facebook started rolling out its new tool against fake news which warns users when they try to post fake stories on the platform. SEE ALSO: Facebook has new safeguards for profile pictures, but it's just a first s.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Seeing Updates Today

The Verizon-branded Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are receiving updates to kick off the week. The updates aren’t major, but they do aim to squash all sorts of noteworthy bugs. The updates are arriving as G930VVRU4BQF2 (S7) and G935VVRU.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News32 min. ago

Steam Summer Sale 2017: the best games and deals

All the tips you need to make the most of this year's Steam Summer Sale. To paraphrase R-Kelly, "my wallet says, "NOO!" But my body...MY BODY SAYS, "YEEESSSSS!" Yep, it's that time of year that PC gamers love and fear in equal measure .....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News32 min. ago