Kik Interactive may have chosen to focus on cryptocurrency, but its messaging app will apparently live on. In a new post on Kik's blog, MediaLab has revealed that it has acquired Kik Messenger from its creators and will continue developing the app. M…
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The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is starting to take a few laps around the rumor mill, and today we’re getting a good look at the case for the phone. Normally these kinds of leaks are pretty boring when it’s for a phone that we already expect to look much like its predecessor, but Huawei is […]
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Amazon has announced a refresh of their Fire 7 tablets, which will be officially available in a couple of weeks on June 6th. These new tablets stick to the same tried-and-true design that Amazon loves, and they’re still only going to be $ 49. But they do offer some key upgrades over the older tablets that […]
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We've got the biggest stories from SXSW over the weekend, as well as news on more suspicious cryptocurrency dealings (to paraphrase, it was an elaborate pyramid scheme), and you've told us what you really thought about the Pixel 3.
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Last year, the US Senate abandoned its attempts to block the President's deal with ZTE that effectively ended trade sanctions against the Chinese firm. That doesn't mean American lawmakers stopped keeping a close eye on the company, though. A group o…
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Looking to check out the top most-played songs this week on YouTube, the most-viewed music videos, or see what’s trending? We’ve got you covered! Fans can now easily access YouTube Charts as playlists that will appear on users’ home screens or by search. It’s ALL here and easy to find, watch and listen to what’s popular, rising and trending both locally and globally — all within YouTube Music.
Every country — all 29 markets — will get five charts playlists: three specific to their country and two global lists. Fans can also add their favorite charts to their library so they can stay up-to-date on what’s trending on the platform.
YouTube Charts are the go-to destination to see what music is hot on YouTube and now include the following within YouTube Music:
The Top Songs chart combines the number of views of a song on YouTube (including the official music video, official song used in user-generated content and lyric videos). The Top Songs chart is updated weekly on Sunday at 12 p.m. PST. Each country will get both a global and country-specific version of this chart. This week, the U.S. list is topped by “thank u, next,” followed by Travis Scott’s “SICKO MODE (feat Drake)” and Halsey’s “Without Me.”
The Top Music Videos chart goes beyond the song and gives fans the chance to dive into the most viewed official music videos on the platform. Top Videos is updated weekly on Sunday at 12 p.m. PST. Each country will get both a global and country-specific version of this chart. This week, the U.S. list is topped by the same two tracks as the songs list, with Nicki Minaj at #3 with “Good Form ft. Lil Wayne.”
The new Trending chart is updated multiple times a day to provide a unique, real-time view of the hottest new music fans are enjoying in a specific country. The Trending chart is YouTube’s first dedicated external signal of the most-viewed new music on the platform, providing an instant snapshot of what is driving music culture. Ariana Grande completes her clean sweep in the U.S. this week, with XXXTENTACION’s “Guardian angel” and Kodak Black’s “Calling My Spirit” rounding out the top 3.
The charts, currently topped globally by Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next,” are the most accurate reflection of what’s happening in music culture and based purely on the number of views from more than 1 billion global music fans on YouTube each month. Full details about how YouTube charts are calculated can be found here.
Elliott Breece, Product Manager at YouTube Music, recently listened to “If It Isn’t Love”
OnePlus built something of a minor smartphone empire by building cheap flagship phones, and that trend just might continue as it ventures into 5G territory. In an interview with Engadget, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau said he would do his best to make sure th…
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In a role-reversal, Airbnb is the one suing a city, and it's doing so to protect its hosts' privacy. In July, the New York City Council passed a regulation forcing short-term rental services to hand over hosts' names and addresses every month to help…
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On August 1st, Defense Distributed was set to upload designs of 3D-printed guns for the public to buy and download. But the day before, a Seattle judge temporarily blocked their release after seven states and Washington, DC sued the company and State…
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Nobody’s questioning whether or not the Galaxy S9 is real, but we are pretty curious about what Samsung plans on changing this time around. One of the things that might not change, however, is the aspect ratio of the display itself. A new rumor suggests that we’ll once again see that extremely tall 18:5:9 aspect ratio that […]
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On Talk Android Deals you can gain access to thousands of courses to diversify your resume. Here’s what you get from the library of the Virtual Training Company: Get lifetime access to 1,026 courses on any topic available at the time of purchase Learn from industry experts in their respective fields Download work files to […]
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The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a brand new smartphone with a beautiful curved screen that demands protection. Here are five of the best screen protectors for the S8 or S8 Plus we think you should check out right now.
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Samsung’s Galaxy A5 might be water-resistant, but the smartphone’s glass-and-aluminum body is still easy to damage. Fortunately, these cases and covers can help you better protect your new purchase.
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Ruawalk is a Kickstarter project that helps you keep a consistent pace during walks. The circular wearable first needs to pair with your smartphone, and then you can clip it to your shoe.
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Researchers at Binghamton University in New York think the best way to protect a patient’s personal electronic health records could be using their own unique, distinctive heartbeat.
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Researchers in Switzerland are working on a clockwork pacemaker with all the mechanical ingenuity of a high-end Swiss watch. Here’s how it works, and why it may be vastly superior to other options.
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One of the biggest issues with the Apple AirPods is that they can fall out of your ear and you could lose them. An Apple patent, however, suggests that could change in a future version thanks to magnetic ear hooks.
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We can all agree on one thing: Running in the rain is not fun. Wet feet mean blisters, but the fabric specialists over at W.L. Gore and Associates can fix that. Their new material can keep you dry, yet retain the feel of a running shoe.
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Google has just released an app called Trusted Contacts that allows you to share your location with your emergency contacts with a single touch. The company hopes it will help keep users safe.
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With so much going on in your life, sometimes you just gotta write it down. Google Keep offers a clean crisp way to do that with ease across a variety of platforms.
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It’s Election Day Eve, the day before before millions of people across the U.S. will head to the polls and cast votes for their elected officials. But before you get to the ballot box — and head out with that sticker! — check Google to get the information on where to vote and election results.
Starting when the polls close on Election Day, you will be able to find U.S. election results integrated right into your Google searches in over 30 languages around the world. You’ll also be able to see detailed updates and results of the Presidential, Senatorial, Congressional, Gubernatorial races as well as state-level referenda and ballot propositions.
For the past several months, Google has helped people find information about the democratic process: our search results have helped voters register and explained the voting process with information on how to vote, who’s on their ballot, and how to find their local polling place in both English and Spanish. Since releasing these in-depth search results, we’ve seen millions of people engage with these tools on Google — there’s even been a startling 233% increase in traffic for “how to vote” compared with 2012. In addition to “how to vote,” Americans are actively searching for “where to vote” — particularly in battleground states, as depicted in these county-by-county breakdowns:
Over the past few weeks viewers spent over 20 million hours watching – and rewatching – the presidential debate live streams on YouTube. Tomorrow, YouTube will be live streaming election results coverage from more news organizations than ever before. Starting at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 8, tune in to live coverage from NBC, PBS, MTV, Bloomberg, Telemundo and The Young Turks to keep up with all of the action as it happens. Complex News will also be delivering live coverage during a special election event from YouTube Space NY. And to close out YouTube’s #voteIRL campaign, creators and fans have been posting their #voteIRL selfie to mark that they’re going to vote. And tune in to some special voting reminder PSAs starring POTUS and some familiar-looking furry friends.
Whether you voted early, plan to head to the polls tomorrow, host an Election Night watch party, or live stream the victory speech from America’s new President-Elect, we’re here to help. From the ballot box to tomorrow’s late-night returns, we hope Google’s tools help guide you through Election Day in a simple, clear and informative way.
And one last thing: don’t forget to vote. It matters.
Posted by Shashi Thakur, VP Engineering, Google Search
When you’re in a relationship, you should always try to keep that fire burning. Here are 10 romantic apps to help you stay closer to your loved one, whether you’re in need of a date suggestion or a safe space.
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Do you get sweaty armpits easily? Maybe you need to cool things down with these wearable fans that blast beautiful fresh air into your pits, keeping them as cool as possible at all points during the day.
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Designed to withstand rising sea levels and the impact of climate change, the Tidal House is a concept that aims to ebb and flow right alongside our changing global environment.
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Meet BabyBit, the 21st-century baby monitor designed “with working parents in mind.” Adopting the wearable tech trend, it comes in the form of a tiny sensor that snaps onto your little one’s clothes. Parents can track their status via a mobile app.
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Using built-in ultrasonic wave technology that works whether the set is on or off, LG Electronics has created mosquito-repelling TVs now being sold in India. The Moquito Away sets will also be marketed in the Philippines and Sri Lanka.
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Meet 99check, described as “a simple utility for on-demand, selfie-based location-sharing between parents and kids.” With nothing more than a selfie, the smartphone-obsessed generation will be able to put their parents at ease.
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Harry Potter isn’t the only one who enjoys a ducking into secret passages. Check out these six homes from around the globe if you’re a fan of hidden rooms and secret passageways.
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You might want to think twice about ditching that Fitbit. A man was recently rushed to hospital, where doctors were able to use data from his Fitbit to treat him — data that may have ultimately saved his life.
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Want to add a splash of color, a new texture, or some solid protection to your Microsoft mobile? We’ve got you covered here with a run-down of the best Lumia 950 cases that money can buy.
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We’re powering just about everything with the sun these days, so why not throw clothes into the mix? ThermalTech is a new material trend at the intersection of fashion, technology, and eco-friendliness that harvests the energy of the sun.
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Even in person, Altec-Lansing's new DVR DJ-Style headphones seem more like a "because we could" item than something the world has been desperately asking for. They pack a tiny 1080p camera in one ear cup, pointing forward so the wearer can record the…
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The BlackBerry Priv might be the best smartphone the company has ever produced, but that doesn’t mean it’s invincible. Check out our favorite BlackBerry Priv cases and covers, whether you’re looking for something svelte or rugged.
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The new Note 5 from phablet king Samsung boasts a curved glass body and metal edges. It’s beautiful, but it’s also very breakable. The smart move is to snag one of the best Galaxy Note 5 cases around and make it sure it’s fully protected.
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Engineers at NASA just successfully ran tests on a new heat shield that possesses the capability to endure extreme heat when entering a planet’s atmosphere. The agency developed the new tech for possible missions to Mars.
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Google’s own Evernote competitor is expanding its reach. The search giant made the popular note taking app will be available for Apple devices, giving iOS users a new option when it comes to taking notes.
There are a ton of charging options available, from the palm-sized battery packs to candle-powered accessories. Here are a few of our current favorites, whether you need something for your work commute or a month-long bicycle trek.
Don’t let a dirty screen keep you down, these are the best ways to clean everything from fingerprints, dust, and grime from the screen of your smartphone.
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