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Pinterest just dropped a revamped iOS app that will load 3x faster than before

Pinterest has completely revamped its iOS app. The new app not only features a sleek and stylish new design, but, perhaps more importantly, it has been totally rebuilt under-the-hood to now load a whopping three times faster.
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College students have a new career starter app with LinkedIn Student

Focusing on college students who are just starting to build their resume and career search, LinkedIn Student launched Monday as a mobile app for U.S. students. Information is provided based on major, graduation date, and activity on the…
Mobile

Viber flicks on encryption, adds Hidden Chats feature

Viber's more than 711 million users can now enjoy encrypted messaging, safe from third-party snooping. A new Hidden Chats feature will also hide your conversations from the main screen of the app.
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Tinder to pay tuition for student who quit sorority over profile pic controversy

Shannon Workman quit her sorority after it found her Tinder profile pic to be in violation of its rules of conduct. Tinder CEO Sean Rad personally contacted Workman to offer the company's support.
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WeChat Enterprise could be the app to take down Slack

It looks like Slack is about to go to battle. WeChat has finally launched its take on an office chat app, called WeChat Enterprise. The app is being dubbed by fans as WeSlack, and offers a number of interesting features.
Mobile

NYPD sides with FBI in the war against unbreakable encryption

The New York Police Department wants legislation that would weaken encryption and allow access into criminal's phones for investigations. But a new poll found that Americans trust tech companies more than the government to keep their data…
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Meet the man selling bundles of cash on Instagram and calling it art

Meet Matty Mo, an LA-based artist known better by his monicker -- "The Most Famous Artist." His latest project involved selling money for money -- as art. Mo listed a series of 10 art objects for sale, each for $5,000. And they all sold
Web

The latest Reddit war is between Donald Trump and Sweden

Sweden is at war with Donald Trump, though it's unclear if parliamentary approval was attained. The sub-community of r/Sweden on Reddit now appears to have a vendetta against r/The_Donald.
Web

Captionbot is another AI from Microsoft, and it's not doing so hot either

You'd think that after its last AI chat bot fiasco, Microsoft would've learned its lesson. Luckily for us, the company hasn't, and its latest creation is a sometimes hilarious entity known as Captionbot.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: Facebook's F8, your brain on LSD, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
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Facebook employees ask if they should act to stop Trump, and Zuck says no

As it turns out, employees within social media giant Facebook have been toying with the notion of preventing a Trump presidency, or at the very least, toying with asking CEO Mark Zuckerberg if such a course of action is acceptable.
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Oscar is a 3D-printed organic Lego set … and it’s creepy as hell

Introduced in The Modular Body, a 56-video series narrating The Oscar Project, "Oscar" is described as a 3D printed modular body. The new creation looks like a butchered hen returned to life, but there's no telling how long it would live --…