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Someone just created a site to make browsing Netflix easier

It makes those awful menus a thing of the past. Image: netflix By Morgan Sung2018-01-20 00:01:38 UTC Here’s some great news just in time for the weekend: someone’s created a site that makes browsing through Netflix so much easier. Reddit user CrazedEli, aka Ville Salminen, announced his creation Flixable on the r/television subreddit Friday. It’s […]

Guy Pearce thinks we're right to be scared by artificial intelligence

Meet Donny: the terrifyingly smart drone with some slightly sketchy ambitions.

Guy Pearce has some concerns about the way technology is headed. Image: Rich Fury/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Sam Haysom2018-01-19 09:30:00 UTC It’s almost 11pm in Australia, but Guy Pearce is full of energy. He’s talking about robots. The star of Memento and L.A. Confidential has just been in a film called Donny the Drone — a post-apocalyptic […]

Watch a rescue drone save 2 swimmers in distress

The two swimmers cling to the inflatable rescue pod.

By Shannon Connellan2018-01-19 00:26:28 UTC A new rescue drone has already proved its worth, assisting two swimmers in distress off the coast of Lennox Head, Australia. Unveiled on Thursday morning, then immediately put into action later that day, the “Little Ripper” drone is designed to drop inflatable rescue pods to people caught in rips, large […]

'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' mobile game enrolls you in a virtual wizarding school

By Adam Rosenberg2018-01-18 13:00:00 UTC Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery looks like it’s all about letting you live out the fantasy of enrolling in a wizarding school. The wizarding school, even. Coming this spring from Jam City, Hogwarts Mystery is a mobile role-playing game that opens in the years before Harry came to the school, but […]

A Google bus was attacked outside of San Francisco, just like buses from Apple

A broken window on an Apple shuttle, which may have been attacked by the same perpetrator who attacked the Google shuttle.

A tech shuttle in San Francisco. Image: Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images By Jack Morse2018-01-18 00:41:30 UTC Apple shuttles aren’t the only tech buses under attack.  Google buses, which carry employees of the tech giant to and from its Mountain View headquarters, are in the spotlight today following an attack on one of the company’s chartered shuttles.  […]

This cryptocurrency correction is a good thing

Image: Shutterstock / Wit Olszewski By Stan Schroeder2018-01-17 13:30:27 UTC If you own Bitcoin, Ethereum, or pretty much any other cryptocurrency, your portfolio isn’t looking very good today. And you’ve probably gotten your share of smug looks from folks in the office who’d always said this crypto thing is a scam. And I bet you’re […]

Hawaii emergency agency password caught on a Post-it in public photo

By Rachel Kraus2018-01-16 23:54:04 UTC If you thought there was nothing worse to put on a Post-it note than a break-up letter, think again. On Tuesday, a photo of an employee at Hawaii’s Emergency Management Agency, which was originally published in July, made the internet rounds because of something hiding on the man’s computer. For […]

Here's why cryptocurrency prices are tanking right now

Image: Shutterstock / Visual Generation By Stan Schroeder2018-01-16 11:03:54 UTC All major cryptocurrencies are experiencing a severe price correction, with the size of the market shrinking from about $ 830 billion a week ago to $ 570 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.  Bitcoin is currently at $ 12,062, down 12.7% in the last 24 hours. Ethereum […]

Over 1,000 charged for sharing revenge porn on Facebook

Image: Getty Images/Westend61 By Shannon Connellan2018-01-16 01:42:51 UTC Over 1000 people have been charged for sharing sexually explicit content without consent on Facebook in the biggest case of its kind in Denmark. According to Danish police, two videos and a sexually explicit image involving two 15-year-olds were originally posted to Facebook Messenger, the platform’s private […]

Tame your passwords and keep your data safe with Dashlane

Image: pixabay By Team CommerceMashable Deals2018-01-15 13:00:00 UTC Passwords can be a pain in the butt. It’s hard to think of a good one, there are way too many of them, and they constantly have to be changed. Sure, you could use the same password for everything, but that puts all of your stuff at […]