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Microsoft Flow wants to steal the workflow app crown

Microsoft's Flow service now has its own companion application. It doesn't yet allow you to build new workflows, but you can manage them from there and have it send you a push notification if something goes wrong.
Photography

Meet the travel photographer using Facebook Live to invite you along on the road

Travel photographer Trey Ratcliff has embarked on a six-month journey where he plans to visit six continents. Unlike his previous travelogues, Ratcliff will have a live audience following him on Facebook.
Computing

Remote access software GoToMyPC hit by “sophisticated password attack”

GoToMyPC has implemented a compulsory password reset for users after accounts were accessed by hackers. The company says reused password and login details that were harvested from online data dumps are the source of the outbreak.
Mobile

Google takes the the hassle out of 2-step verification

If you have 2-step Verification turned on, you know fumbling for your phone can be a hassle when you need to quickly login to a Google account. Not anymore -- Google has made the process simpler with push notification Google prompts.
Web

Paris mayor isn’t buying what Amazon’s Prime Now one-hour delivery service is selling

Anne Hidalgo, Paris' mayor, lashed out against Amazon's Prime Now rapid delivering service, arguing it will force local shops out of business, among other claims. Amazon has not replied to a request for comment.
Web

Watch this USPS driver deliver an Amazon package Frisbee-style

Well, it's one way to deliver a package. An Amazon shopper recently filmed what appears to be a USPS driver pulling a Frisbee move to get a package from the van to his house. Although it only reached the sidewalk.
Web

Google’s symptom checker is a new way to incorrectly self-diagnose your ailments

Google's launched a new feature on mobile, symptom checker, that helps searchers find useful information about medical maladies and ailments. It's available in the U.S. in English, with additional language support planned.
Web

Trust issues? Use Trooly and machine learning to figure out who you may be working with

To help you make better decisions about people you may want to work with, Trooly has launched its Instant Trust rating service, which claims to help "businesses verify, screen, and predict trustworthy relationships and interactions."
Mobile

Donald Trump says ‘no thanks’ to using a smartphone and email

While we previously thought that Donald Trump might use both a Samsung and iPhone, new reports suggest he may not carry a smartphone at all. So how does he send all those tweets? Great question!
Computing

Microsoft crowns its Edge browser the winner over Chrome in a battery life battle

A series of battery tests by Microsoft's Web Platform Team team show the company's browser, Edge, beating Chrome and the rest of the competition. The results are consistent with third-party findings.
Photography

Why the internet has waged war over the pronunciation of ‘GIF’

Mike Rugnetta of PBS Idea Channel takes an inside look at the intricacies behind the war that's been waged over the three-letter acronym we've all come to both love and hate: GIF.
Movies & TV

Ricky Gervais sets world record for most celebrity impressions in 30 seconds (sort of)

Ricky Gervais isn't known for his celebrity impressions, and after his appearance on The Tonight Show on Friday, it's likely to stay that way for some considerable time to come.