This site helps you find the perfect Emoji domain name (with one caveat)

Emoji is the language of now. And as is the case with languages, it’s bursting forward, making its mark on almost everything. You can now even buy web addresses that consist of an emoji, followed with a traditional top-level domain (TLD). One site that plans to make it easier to find your emoji domain name is 😁.to (or xn--f28h.to if you’re on Chrome or Opera, as both browsers have issues displaying emoji in the address bar). 😁.to displays all available single Emoji domains in a list, grouped by their category — activity, food and drink, objects, etc. If you find one…This story continues at The Next Web by Matthew Hughes #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/insider/2017/08/15/this-site-helps-you-find-the-perfect-emoji-domain-name-with-one-caveat/

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Intel CEO’s departure makes Dell the last tech company in Trump’s council

Following the tragic events in Charlottesville this weekend, a string of high-profile chief executives – including Intel CEO Brian Krzanich – have decided to resign from President Trump’s advisory council, The Guardian reports. Pharmaceutical titan Merck and sports apparel retailer Under Armour have also elected to depart Trump’s manufacturing board. Interestingly, with Intel out of the picture, Dell is now the only tech company left in the council. The executives have cited Trump’s unfitting reaction to the tragedy as the main reason to withdraw from the council. “Earlier today, I tendered my resignation from the American Manufacturing Council,” Krzanich said…This story continues at The Next Web Or just read more coverage about: Dell,Intel by Mix #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/insider/2017/08/15/intel-dell-ceo-trump-council/

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Why driverless car tech is ruining your driving skills

(Bloomberg) — If your car can hit the brakes in an emergency and check your blind spots, will that make you a worse driver? Increasingly, automakers are worrying it may. Driver-assist technology that keeps cars in their lanes, maintains a safe distance from other vehicles, warns of unseen traffic and slams the brakes to avoid rear-end crashes are rapidly spreading from luxury cars to everyday Hondas, Nissans and Chevys. But these automated aids aimed at improving safety are having an unintended consequence: They’re degrading driving skills. “There are lots of concerns about people checking out and we are trying to monitor that…This story continues at The Next Web by Keith Naughton #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/syndication/2017/08/15/as-robots-take-the-wheel-driving-skills-begin-to-hit-the-skids/

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3 potentially criminal pitfalls of ICO marketing you should definitely avoid

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are a fascinating new beast within the startup world. These novel fundraising vehicles are part tech, part finance, and while offering huge profits, also invite a great deal of potential fraud. In their nascent stage, some quick-fire fortunes will likely lead to significant legal problems when it comes to marketing, PR and promotion. Investor Relations (IR) professionals have been watching the landscape activity with bemusement as they have seen this all before. Anyone who worked in small or microcap investment marketing during the early days of the digital boom remembers the arrests of naive advertisers entering…This story continues at The Next Web by Zachary Weiner #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/contributors/2017/08/15/3-potentially-criminal-pitfalls-ico-marketing-definitely-avoid/

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Here’s how to keep your Instagram creeping on the low

Is your Instagram search history embarrassing? Of course it is. So to avoid one of your friends getting a hold of your phone and finding out who you’ve been creeping on 一 follow these instructions. Search History Clearing your history erases all previous searches in your search bar. But it doesn’t affect your search recommendations. Meaning, that an account you want to hide could still pop up in search results. To clear your history: Go to your profile. Tap the gear icon next to “Edit Profile” on iOS or the three dotted line on Android. Scroll until you find the “Clear…This story continues at The Next Web Or just read more coverage about: Instagram by Carissa Lintao #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/apps/2017/08/15/heres-keep-instagram-creeping-low/

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Real talk: how community-driven apps can help you combat your anxiety

Chances are, approximately one out of ten of you reading this sentence have or are currently experiencing some form of an anxiety disorder. As defined by the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety is a disorder where anxiousness doesn’t go away, eventually growing to affect school, work, and personal relationships. It’s a crippling disease and one that should not be taken lightly. What makes anxiety so challenging to diagnose is the fact that while everyone gets anxious, not every case is a disorder. This can lead to not getting a diagnosis or being misdiagnosed, which can cause even more problems…This story continues at The Next Web by George Beall #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/contributors/2017/08/15/real-talk-community-driven-apps-can-help-combat-anxiety/

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LinkedIn loses legal right to protect user data from AI scraping

A Judge today ruled that an analytics company has the right to scrape data from LinkedIn (LI). HiQ, the data gatherer, has been processing publicly available data from LI and using it to train AI models, until May when LI demanded they stop. Scraping is a data-gathering process that pulls relevant information from websites. LinkedIn, a Microsoft owned company, issued a formal letter asking HiQ to stop scraping the site because doing so violated its user agreement. The letter indicated that LI had taken technological steps to prevent HiQ from continued scraping, and that further attempts to circumvent such protections…This story continues at The Next Web Or just read more coverage about: LinkedIn by Tristan Greene #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/artificial-intelligence/2017/08/15/linkedin-loses-legal-right-to-protect-user-data-from-ai-scraping/

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Tech Has the Tools To Fight Hate. It Just Needs to Use Them

After Charlottesville, companies like Facebook, Twitter, and the rest of Silicon [Valley](https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/08/14/godaddy-bans-neo-nazi-site-daily-stormer-for-disparaging-woman-killed-at-charlottesville-rally/?utm_term=.5071829edb00) should take a firmer stand against white supremacy on their platforms. by Issie Lapowsky #Wired #News #Tech #Internet

https://www.wired.com/story/charlottesville-social-media-hate-speech-online

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