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Pesky crocodile steals fisherman’s catch like it’s NBD

January 18, 2018 Editor 0

We get fighting for what you’ve worked for, but maybe not up against a crocodile. A fisherman came a bit too close to the reptile while trying to reel in a barramundi at Cahills Crossing in the Northern Territory, Australia. SEE ALSO: Try not to wince at the horrifying sight of this egg sack teeming with tiny spiders In a video posted on the Facebook page Bonker’s Adventure on Sunday, the crocodile can be seen chasing after the fish — […]

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Jimmy Kimmel skewers Trump’s Fake News Awards with a little help from his dad

January 18, 2018 Editor 0

Donald Trump’s Fake News Awards didn’t exactly go to plan. In fact, it was a shitshow. Jimmy Kimmel relished in the non-event that was Trump’s made up award show, meant to criticize news outlets that aren’t Fox & Friends, on his show Wednesday night. One of Trump’s main regular targets is CNN, so Kimmel had anchor “Wolf Blitzer” (or rather, Kimmel’s own dad playing Blitzer) accepting the “Most Dishonest and Corrupt Media Award.” It was a trophy of a child’s […]

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YouTube is pulling Tide Pod Challenge videos

January 18, 2018 Editor 0

 YouTube appears to be trying to get ahead of any wider societal outcry over (yet more) algorithmically accelerated idiocy on its platform — and is removing Tide Pod Challenge videos. Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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JD.com leads investment in Vietnam-based e-commerce service Tiki

January 18, 2018 Editor 0

 JD.com, the Chinese e-commerce firm that rivals Alibaba, has continued its expansion in Southeast Asia with an investment in Vietnam-based Tiki, a seven-year-old online retail service. JD.com is leading a Series C investment round in Tiki alongside VNG, the Vietnam-based online media and gaming company that is already an investor. The round itself is undisclosed, but TechCrunch understands… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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A bug is messing up the keyboard for some Messenger users on iPhones

January 18, 2018 Editor 0

 If you’re having issues with Facebook Messenger on your iPhone right now, you’re not alone. An annoying bug is affecting typing inside the app. Some users on iOS devices are finding that the app is freezing after they type a couple of words in a chat bubble, but other apps are working fine. The glitch obviously makes having conversations through Messenger more than a little… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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Ledger raises another $75 million to become the leader in cryptocurrency hardware wallets

January 18, 2018 Editor 0

 Ledger just raised an impressive Series B round of $75 million (€61 million), led by Draper Esprit. The startup already raised a $7 million round last year. But the cryptocurrency mania probably made it easy to raise more money. If you have more than a bit of money in cryptocurrencies, chances are you’ve heard about Ledger wallets. The French startup has been designing some of the… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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Google is investing in Indonesia-based Uber rival Go-Jek

January 18, 2018 Editor 0

 Google is back investing in ride-hailing companies. The U.S. search firm and China’s Meituan-Dianping are among the tech giants set to invest in Go-Jek, the Indonesia-based rival to Grab and Uber, a source with knowledge of discussions told TechCrunch. We understand a deal could be completed as soon as next week, though whether Go-Jek announces it is unclear since it has history of… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

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Chamillionaire offers to help a deported immigrant separated from his family

January 18, 2018 Editor 0

Rapper Chamillionaire wants to help the family of Jorge Garcia, a 39-year-old man who was separated from his wife and two children by immigration officials. The story of his deportation from Michigan to Mexico is a heartbreaking example of Donald Trump’s tightened immigration restrictions, which even affect people who came to the U.S. as children, like Garcia. After years living in the U.S. for 30 years, a 39-year-old immigrant in metro Detroit was deported this morning to Mexico. Escorted by […]

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The Winklevoss twins may have lost A LOT of money on Bitcoin

January 18, 2018 Editor 0

With Bitcoin crashing, some cryptocurrency HODLers are hurting. That might include the Winklevoss twins.  Tyler and Cameron bought 120,000 bitcoins in late 2012 with money from the $65 million payout from their lawsuit against Facebook. SEE ALSO: Bitcoin just made the Winklevoss twins billionaires That’s more than $1.32 billion worth of bitcoin at Wednesday evening’s value of about $11,000 per bitcoin. That seems like a lot, but just two days ago a bitcoin was worth $14,000.  Here’s the chart on […]

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Very relieved Hawaiians went straight to PornHub after getting missile alert all clear

January 18, 2018 Editor 0

Hawaii’s mistaken missile alert prompted many of us to think what we’d do in the last moments of our life if a bomb came hurtling towards us. PornHub released statistics for the island state after the alert was sent out on Saturday, revealing a sharp drop of 77 percent below the average in the minutes immediately following the emergency notification. SEE ALSO: Welp, here is your state’s most popular search term on Pornhub But as soon as Hawaiians got the […]