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New initiative encourages the Airbnbs of the industry to keep customers safe

In the wake of the Airbnb scandal, competitor site Roomorama and others will step up to make the industry safer as a whole.

Social Media

Skype 2.1 for Android brings video calls to more phones

The latest version of Skype for Android brings video calling to 17 new handsets - and many more users may be able to simply turn it on in the app settings.

Android Army

HTC unshackles its Android phones, explains how unlocking bootloaders will work

Via its official Facebook page, HTC tells users how they will be able to unlock the bootloaders on a couple of its most popular phones.

Android Army

Video: Can you pick out the Google Guru?

In 2000, Google co-founder Sergey Brin went on the TV game show "To Tell the Truth," and managed to successfully fool a celebrity panel into thinking he was not himself. Here's the video.

Web

Germany says Facebook facial recognition violates EU privacy laws

German regulators have asked Facebook to stop running facial recognition on German users without their explicit consent...or face significant fines.

Web

HBO Go is coming to game consoles and connected TVs

HBO's streaming content-on-demand service, HBO Go, will be coming to game consoles and Internet-connected TVs.

Gaming

Vonage’s Time to Call app handles international calls via iTunes

Not on Vonage? Not a problem. Vonage's new Time to Call app lets iOS users make 15 minute international VoIP calls and pay for them through iTunes.

Apple

Samsung updates Galaxy Tab 10.1 with TouchWiz UI

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 owners will soon get an update that adds the TouchWiz interface to Samsung's tablet. We've got a full list of changes to the tablet operating system.

Android Army

This is the creepiest iPhone case, hands down

Only in Japan: An iPhone case with a life-sized human hand attached to it, for people who are lonely.

Mobile

It’s begun: Leaked screenshots show Sony is modifying Android Honeycomb

New leaked screenshots show that Sony is heavily modifying the look and design of Android Honeycomb. We've got pics of the new look and how they compare to Google's design.

Android Army

Nintendo 3DS Japanese sales drop 50 percent after price cut

In the week following the 3DS price cut, a move done to spur sales, Japanese sales of the Nintendo 3DS fell by half.

Gaming

Swedish man arrested for trying to build nuclear reactor in his kitchen

A 31-year-old Swedish man is taking heat from authorities after attempting to split atoms in his apartment.

Web

First trailer for The Darkest Hour has Ghostbuster guns and invisible energy aliens

Summit Entertainment debuts the new trailer for their upcoming alien-invasion film The Darkest Hour.

Movies & TV

Three new Doctor Who specials to air around August 27 premiere

BBC America offers up a trio of Doctor Who specials to build hype for this month's mid-season premiere.

Movies & TV