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Apple Refreshes iPad Lineup, with Larger Entry-Level Model

Apple Refreshes iPad Lineup, with Larger Entry-Level Model

Mar 19
Apple has unveiled a new iPad that's thinner and slightly larger than its current entry-level tablet.

Report: National Enquirer Paid $200K for Private Bezos Texts

Report: National Enquirer Paid $200K for Private Bezos Texts

Mar 19
The Wall Street Journal reports that the National Enquirer's publisher paid $200,000 to obtain intimate texts between Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his mistress Lauren Sanchez.

Facebook Says Service Hindered by Lack of Local News

Facebook Says Service Hindered by Lack of Local News

By David Bauder | Mar 18
Facebook's effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and information is being hindered by the lack of outlets where the company's technicians can find original reporting.

After Banning Porn, Tumblr Users Reportedly Flee from Platform

After Banning Porn, Tumblr Users Reportedly Flee from Platform

Mar 18
After it was announced in December that Tumblr would ban pornography from its platform, several users said they would leave the site as they primarily used it to view x-rated content.

Facebook Launches AI to Find and Remove 'Revenge Porn'

Facebook Launches AI to Find and Remove 'Revenge Porn'

By Rachel Lerman | Mar 18
Facebook is rolling out technology to make it easier to find and remove intimate pictures and videos posted without the subject's consent, often called "revenge porn."

The Mental Health Crisis Among America's Youth is Real — and Staggering

The Mental Health Crisis Among America's Youth is Real — and Staggering

By Jean Twenge | Mar 16
Even as studies were showing increases in symptoms of depression and in suicide among adolescents since 2010, some researchers called the concerns overblown. But a new analysis suggests the mental health epidemic affecting the young is all too real.

New Zealand Shooter Steeped Attack In Dark Internet Culture

New Zealand Shooter Steeped Attack In Dark Internet Culture

By Rachel Lerman | Mar 16
The suspected New Zealand shooter carefully modeled his attack for an internet age.

Tech Companies Scramble to Remove New Zealand Shooting Video

Tech Companies Scramble to Remove New Zealand Shooting Video

By Kelvin Chan | Mar 15
Internet companies scrambled Friday to remove graphic video filmed by a gunman in the New Zealand mosque shootings that was widely available on social media for hours after the horrific attack.

Neo-Nazi Website Founder Says He Fears Returning to U.S.

Neo-Nazi Website Founder Says He Fears Returning to U.S.

By Michael Kunzelman | Mar 15
The operator of a leading neo-Nazi website claims it's too dangerous for him to travel to the U.S. to be questioned under oath for a lawsuit accusing him of terrorizing a Montana real estate agent.

NSFW: Ready for the Cock Cam?

NSFW: Ready for the Cock Cam?

Mar 15
Talk about POV. In what some might call a personal tech advance, a UK company called Julz has released a product that combines the use of silicon cock rings and video called the "Cock Cam."

Report: Facebook Data Deals Under Criminal Investigation

Report: Facebook Data Deals Under Criminal Investigation

Mar 14
The New York Times reports that federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into Facebook's data deals with major electronics manufacturers.

Police Often Use Broad Exemption to Keep Videos from Public

Police Often Use Broad Exemption to Keep Videos from Public

By Ryan J. Foley | Mar 14
After the death last July of 26-year-old Daniel Fuller in Devils Lake, North Dakota, investigators described the video to his grieving relatives. But for days, weeks and then months, they refused to release it to the family or the public.

R. Kelly's Sex Videos Have Circulated Nationwide for Years

R. Kelly's Sex Videos Have Circulated Nationwide for Years

By Michael Tarm | Mar 14
An acquaintance of R. Kelly's recalled how the singer once lugged a duffel bag everywhere — to recording studios, film sets and gyms. Stuffed inside, she said, was a collection of his homemade VHS sex tapes.

SCRUFF Launches 'Hosting,' a Live In-App Queer Quiz Show

SCRUFF Launches 'Hosting,' a Live In-App Queer Quiz Show

Mar 14
SCRUFF, the gay, bi, trans and queer social networking and dating app with over 15 million users, has launched Hosting, a live-streaming game show where SCRUFF members compete for a cash prize by answering LGBTQ trivia.

Growlr Picked Up for $12 Mil by Owner of Other Dating Apps

Growlr Picked Up for $12 Mil by Owner of Other Dating Apps

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 13
The company that owns dating apps MeetMe, LOVOO, Skout, and Tagged has now snapped up gay bear hookup app Growlr, reportedly paying just shy of $12 million for the acquisition.

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