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Gmail app for Android now blocks phishing attacks

Gmail app for Android now blocks phishing attacks From now on, the Gmail app will give you an additional warning when you click on a suspicious link in an email."The site you are trying to visit has been identified as a forgery, intended to trick you into disclosing financial, personal or other sensitive information," the text of the warning says, along with the option to continue to the link at your own peril, and report an incorrect warning.

Australian Twitter communities are more diverse than you might think

Australian Twitter communities are more diverse than you might think 7 million Australian Twitter accounts in existence by early 2016, and captured the 167 million follower/followee connections between them.If all you ever see is food porn, perhaps you need to make some new connections.

This politician laughed so hard watching 'Veep' he knocked himself out

This politician laughed so hard watching 'Veep' he knocked himself out What about laughing so hard you choke on sushi, knock yourself unconscious and wake up with a black eye?Graham Perrett is an Australian federal Labor MP and it turns out, a crazed Veep fan and an enjoy-er of many LOLs.

Giant, flying golden pigs to spare city from having to look at Trump's name

Giant, flying golden pigs to spare city from having to look at Trump's name Phrases like "when pigs fly" have lost all meaning in the Trump era.So it's no surprise that one group's plan to block the president's name on Trump Tower in downtown Chicago with flying golden pigs is happening.

Stephen Colbert responds to calls to fire him for that Trump-Putin joke

Stephen Colbert responds to calls to fire him for that Trump-Putin joke On Wednesday's show, the late night host acknowledged the furore he caused on Monday when he said Trump's mouth was only good for being Vladimir Putin's "c**k holster.I'm your host, Stephen Colbert.

Here's how Star Wars could help you find romance

Here's how Star Wars could help you find romance Looking for a partner to cuddle up to while you start your Star Wars movie marathon to celebrate the unofficial Star Wars holiday known as May the 4th?According to dating site Plenty of Fish, which analyzed more than 13 million profiles, those who listed Star Wars as an interest on their profiles were 61 percent more likely to start a relationship than non-fans.

Watch NASA's home movie of the first dive between Saturn and its rings

Watch NASA's home movie of the first dive between Saturn and its rings Well if this lil' home video doesn't fill you with excitement and awe, check your pulse because you're probably dead.Captured at 6,800 miles per hour (aka 45 times faster than a speeding bullet) the "movie" represents the exploration of uncharted territory for the $3.

Snap may finally have a good answer to the Facebook question

Snap may finally have a good answer to the Facebook question If there's one question that just won't go away for Snapchat parent company Snap Inc.S don't use Facebook "on any given" day.

Jane Goodall is not at all pleased with being quoted in Ivanka Trump's book

Jane Goodall is not at all pleased with being quoted in Ivanka Trump's book If you've read Ivanka Trump's book Women Who Work (which you probably haven't, but we have) you'll notice the heavy amount of quotes (at least 50 per cent) from other famous people.Jane Goodall, 83, happens to be one of the lucky many.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd is the third entry in the Trails in the Sky trilogy, which is a sub-series of Falcom's long running Legend of Heroes RPG franchise.Trails in the Sky the 3rd was initially released in Japan on June 28, 2007 for Windows PCs and was ported to the PlayStation Portable a year later on July 24, 2008.

The Titles That Inspired The Witcher Developers

The Titles That Inspired The Witcher Developers Long before they raised millions of eyebrows with The Witcher series, the team at CD Projekt RED was busy playing other studios' role-playing games, and clearly some of them left lasting (inspirational) impressions.And we hear about some of those very titles in that quizzes some of the key designers on their favorite games.

Verizon pays more than $20 million to stream a single NFL game

Verizon pays more than $20 million to stream a single NFL game The telecom spent $21 million for the rights to stream a week-three match-up in London between the Baltimore Ravens and the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.Yahoo may also carry the game if its sale to Verizon closes in time for the September date.

Catchy song accurately captures what it's like buying a home as a millennial

Catchy song accurately captures what it's like buying a home as a millennial With crippling student loan debt, underemployment, and lower incomes, millennials just aren't buying homes the way their parents did.Say goodbye to the great American dream.

This guy paid an expired meter and left a perfect note for the motorist

This guy paid an expired meter and left a perfect note for the motorist Finding new business to sell insurance to does not sound extremely exciting, but one agent figured out a pretty slick way to entice potential clients.A photo of a note that was left on a car with an expired meter hit the front page of Reddit on Wednesday.

What Facebook must do to prepare its 3,000 new moderators for the trauma they'll face

What Facebook must do to prepare its 3,000 new moderators for the trauma they'll face They’re not in the life-threatening situation themselves, but they're viewing a situation that's overwhelming, extreme, and upsetting.The company has also not commented on whether the new hires will be contractors or employees.

LeBron James puts Cleveland brewery in check for using his image on Twitter

LeBron James puts Cleveland brewery in check for using his image on Twitter After LeBron James pretended to sip a beer, the brewery ran with the viral moment — but King James wasn't happy.The beer happened to be a Dortmunder Gold, made by Cleveland's Great Lakes Brewing Company.

Badass mother whale fights off orcas attacking her calf

Badass mother whale fights off orcas attacking her calf A mother gray whale managed to successfully defend her calf from a pod of hungry orcas in Monterey Bay, California on Sunday.In the aerial clip, a pod of orcas can be seen attacking a small calf that's swimming alongside its mother.

Hulu has always been cool, you just haven't been paying attention

Hulu has always been cool, you just haven't been paying attention The new service puts Hulu in direct competition with the likes of Sling TV, DirectTV Now, PlayStation Vue and YouTube's newly-launched live TV package.And while The Handmaid's Tale may be Hulu's first awards contender, there are a number of other originals you should check out while you're waiting for your next weekly installment.

Tesla is about to make it way easier to fix your fancy cars

Tesla is about to make it way easier to fix your fancy cars said it plans to open a line of company-owned body shops for Tesla owners in need of out-of-warranty repairs in its Q1 2017 quarterly earnings letter.To give customers even more places to have their cars serviced, Tesla says it will also expand the existing network of third-party certified body shops.

Jeff Bezos is not a robot — I saw it with my own two eyes

Jeff Bezos is not a robot — I saw it with my own two eyes Indeed, that's how they got their start and that's how they'll continue to thrive, Bezos said.I like the customer obsession," Bezos said.