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An Inventor in Hyderabad Has Created a Women's ‘Smart Bangle’ That Electrocutes Attackers

The wearable protective gear sends out taser-like shocks when a woman’s arm is held in a certain way.
Shamani Joshi
8.9.19
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Hong Kong Protesters Are Now Using Tinder and Pokémon GO to Organise People

As police crack down on platforms inviting people to join the march, protesters are resorting to creative ways of using technology to fuel the movement.
Shamani Joshi
8.6.19
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Japan Has Built a Flying Car that Actually Works

The new vehicle reached a height of three metres and hovered for about a minute.
Meera Navlakha
Gavin Butler
8.6.19
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Tech Company Says Using Facial Recognition Technology in Bars Isn't Creepy at All

DataSparQ also hopes to roll out a feature called 'FaceTab,' which would recognise patrons and automatically add drinks to their existing tab.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.5.19
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Instagram is Now Hiding the Number of ‘Likes’ from Certain Users

The trial aims to take the "pressure" out of using Instagram, and is being rolled out today in a number of countries including Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.
Gavin Butler
7.18.19
Technology

This Website Lets You Track Elon Musk’s Sports Car Through Space

Dude, where's my luxury Tesla?
Daniel Oberhaus
7.15.19
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India’s Attempted Moon Landing Delayed by Technical Glitch

The countdown clock was stopped less than an hour before launch.
Gavin Butler
7.15.19
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Shashi Tharoor Claims TikTok Is a Way for China to Illegally Spy on India

The Congress MP is worried that India has a weak data protection network and is vulnerable to leakage and surveillance.
Shamani Joshi
7.2.19
Technology

These Engineering Students Built a Special Pen Just for Cheating on Tests

"We didn't really need to cheat, because we already had 3.9 GPAs."
Anonymous
6.18.19
News

This Man Is Suing a Cryonics Organization for His Father's Frozen Head and $1 Million

"They chopped his head off, burned his body, put it in a box and sent it to my house," Kurt Pilgeram alleges of Alcor Life Extension Foundation.
Mack Lamoureux
6.14.19
Technology

YouTube Is Finally Banning Nazis, Holocaust Denial, and Sandy Hook Truthers

YouTube says it will “remove content denying that well-documented violent events took place.”
Mack Lamoureux
6.7.19
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This App Is Helping to Stop Sexual Harassment on Japan's Trains

With 237,000 downloads to date, "Digi Police" has highlighted the prevalence of sexual assault on the nation's public transport network.
Edoardo Liotta
5.28.19
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