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YouTube hits Alex Jones with yet another strike–but he’s still not banned

YouTube hits Alex Jones with yet another strike–but he’s still not banned

YouTube hits Alex Jones with yet another strike over four separate, but he's still not banned.Image: NurPhoto via Getty ImagesBy Matt Binder2018-07-25 22:31:37 UTC Alex Jones has escaped a YouTube ban yet again. The InfoWars founder, most known for falsely reporting that the Sandy Hook shooting was staged, has received another strike on YouTube for…
Qualcomm CFO says Apple’s next iPhone won’t use its fast modems

Qualcomm CFO says Apple’s next iPhone won’t use its fast modems

Apple's really doing it: It's gonna stop using Qualcomm's superior cellular modems for the next iPhone, the chipmaker's CFO George Davis said during its Q3 earnings call. Why should you care? Because your next iPhone could have significantly slower LTE data speeds than competing Android phones. "We believe Apple intends to solely use our competitor's…
These AirPods Cost $10,000

These AirPods Cost $10,000

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Google’s Titan Security Key bundles FIDO with extra verification

Google’s Titan Security Key bundles FIDO with extra verification

Google is having a busy week at its Cloud Next '18 conference, but it's primarily been all software announcements. That changed on Wednesday with the Titan Security Key. The Titan is a physical security key that adds a layer of authentication to an account — one that a digital authenticator can't match. It will first…
Mars is brighter than it has been in years. Here’s how to see it.

Mars is brighter than it has been in years. Here’s how to see it.

The red planet is popular with science fiction enthusiasts and space scientists alike, and now, thanks to a fortunate cosmic alignment, everyone can get in on the Martian action.  On Friday, Mars will be directly across from the sun from Earth's perspective. Just days later, on July 31, the planet will make its closest approach…
April the giraffe is pregnant again, and we’re already tired

April the giraffe is pregnant again, and we’re already tired

April the giraffe is pregnant again, everyone, we are already tired.  The 17-year-old giraffe reached international popularity last year for the infamous livestream of her extremely long pregnancy. She eventually gave birth to Tajiri, a male calf who recently celebrated his first birthday.  Jordan Patch, Animal Adventure Park owner, announced the big news on the…
The best ambient noise websites for when you need a breather

The best ambient noise websites for when you need a breather

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Image: Carol Yepes/Getty ImagesBy Chloe Bryan2018-07-25 19:08:41 UTC This post is part of Hard Refresh, a soothing weekly column where we try to cleanse your brain of whatever terrible…
Twitter will lock your account if you pretend to be Elon Musk

Twitter will lock your account if you pretend to be Elon Musk

On Twitter, there can only be one Elon Musk. Or can there?Image: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty ImagesBy Matt Binder2018-07-25 18:44:02 UTC If there’s another Elon Musk out there, it just became a little bit harder for them to join Twitter. Thanks to cryptocurrency scams, Twitter is now automatically locking any account set up on the website…
Meet these musicians who have synesthesia

Meet these musicians who have synesthesia

Recently we saw a series of videos by NEXA that asked us, “Can you see sound?” We got intrigued! Have you ever thought of seeing sound? It sounds like a superpower! Doesn’t it? But it isn’t. NEXA took us by surprise when they translated their signature shade, NEXA Blue into a beautiful symphony. The brand…
Dog gadgets you absolutely must get for your furry friend

Dog gadgets you absolutely must get for your furry friend

Forget Shark Week, it’s Bark Week on Mashable. Join us as we celebrate all the good dogs, which we humans do not deserve. Most of us already spoil our dogs. But how can we deny them? After all, they are all, objectively speaking, very good boys and girls. Standard toys can get the job done,…

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Sen. Heitkamp unleashes six-figure TV ad against Rep. Kevin Cramer questioning...

With just under two months to go until the congressional midterm elections, Democratic North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is not backing down to her Republican opponent U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer and is fighting back with a new television attack ad claiming the veteran congressman does not care about the impacts of a trade war on…

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