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Solace: The App That Supports Transitioning, One Step at a Time

Solace: The App That Supports Transitioning, One Step at a Time

By Merryn Johns | Sep 17
A support system, advocacy portal and resource guide, Solace empowers transgender individuals through their transition through a tech-savvy and easy-to-use app.

'.gay' Domains Set to Go Online

'.gay' Domains Set to Go Online

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 16
A whole new rainbow-colored universe is about to open up on your browser with the advent of the ".gay" domain extension.

Celebs Join Instagram 'Freeze' to Protest Facebook Inaction

Celebs Join Instagram 'Freeze' to Protest Facebook Inaction

Sep 16
Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry and Leonardo DiCaprio are among celebrities taking part in a 24-hour Instagram "freeze" on Wednesday to protest against what they say is parent company Facebook's failure to tackle violent and hateful content and election m

TikTok Owner Picks Oracle Over Microsoft as US Tech Partner

TikTok Owner Picks Oracle Over Microsoft as US Tech Partner

By Matt O'Brien and Tali Arbel | Sep 14
The owner of TikTok has chosen Oracle over Microsoft as the American tech partner that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the U.S., according to a person familiar with the deal who was not authorized to speak publicly about it.

Insider Q&A: T-Mobile Pushes Internet for Virtual School

Insider Q&A: T-Mobile Pushes Internet for Virtual School

By Tali Arbel | Sep 13
T-Mobile is pushing to offer internet service to schools that are doing online learning with a program aimed at low-income students who don't have access.

Meet 'Thirst-Trap Satirist' Megan Pope (and See Their Traps)

Meet 'Thirst-Trap Satirist' Megan Pope (and See Their Traps)

Sep 12
Amongst their accomplishments, Megan Pope lists "thirst-trap satirist." They is also a Brooklyn-based playwright and comedy person, journalist and podcast producer. Check out their latest "thirst-traps."

Biden Audio First Shared by 'Russian Agent' Thrives Online

Biden Audio First Shared by 'Russian Agent' Thrives Online

By Amanda Seitz | Sep 12
The leaked recordings were hardly a political bombshell: The apparent conversations between Joe Biden and Ukraine's then-president largely confirm Biden's account of his dealings in Ukraine.

How to Play Skill Games for Real Money

How to Play Skill Games for Real Money

Sep 11
A lot of people dream about different ways to make real money doing things that they already enjoy doing. Even more people want to make easy money using their computer or smartphone, but what many people don't know is that it is easier than you think.

TikTok Admits to Restricting LGBTQ Hashtags in Some Countries

TikTok Admits to Restricting LGBTQ Hashtags in Some Countries

Sep 10
TikTok is admitting to restricting some LGBTQ-related hashtags in countries where the video app is available as part of its "localized" approach to moderation.

Hey, Alexa. Can You Host?

Hey, Alexa. Can You Host?

Sep 9
A recent survey about sexual practices during the COVID-19 lockdown shows the extent the pandemic has affected personal behavior.

Trolls Attack Zoom Seminar for LGBTQ Black Community

Trolls Attack Zoom Seminar for LGBTQ Black Community

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 8
Trolls aimed hateful memes and images at participants of an August Zoom seminar for LGBTQ Blacks organized by the Newark Public Library and the Newark LGBTQ Community Center.

A 'Good Few Inches of Rain' Cause Havoc for the BBC

A 'Good Few Inches of Rain' Cause Havoc for the BBC

Sep 7
There was something wet coming the way of the population of the British county of Essex last Saturday, which the BBC forecasted with a surprising graphic.

WikiLeaks' Assange in UK Court to Fight US Extradition Bid

WikiLeaks' Assange in UK Court to Fight US Extradition Bid

By Jill Lawless | Sep 7
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a London court on Monday to fight a U.S. extradition request, at a high-stakes hearing that was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Watch: Military Hotties Under Fire for Thirst Trapping on Social Media

Watch: Military Hotties Under Fire for Thirst Trapping on Social Media

Sep 6
After a TikTok of two female soldiers dancing to Cardi B's "WAP" went viral last month, attention is being paid to those in the military posting thirst trap videos with some considering them conduct unbecoming.

Facebook Moves to Target Misinformation Before Election

Facebook Moves to Target Misinformation Before Election

By Zen Soo | Sep 3
With just two months left until the U.S. presidential election, Facebook says it is taking more steps to encourage voting, minimize misinformation and reduce the likelihood of post-election "civil unrest."

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