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Sheriff: Teen's Racist Videos, Posted Online, Show SC Needs Hate Crime Law

Sheriff: Teen's Racist Videos, Posted Online, Show SC Needs Hate Crime Law

| By Jeffrey Collins | Aug 11
A South Carolina sheriff said Thursday that the state needs a hate crime law after his deputies couldn't initially charge a 16-year-old Catholic school student who made videos using racial slurs and shooting a box that he said represented black people.

Report: Gay Dating Apps Still Vulnerable to Location Leaks

Report: Gay Dating Apps Still Vulnerable to Location Leaks

| By Sam Cronin | Aug 11
Many popular gay dating apps including Grindr, Romeo and Recon have been vulnerable to leaking user's location info, even if they hide their location in settings. The apps have been aware of this weakness for years, but few have made effective changes.

How to Keep Your Razors from Contributing to Landfill Waste

How to Keep Your Razors from Contributing to Landfill Waste

| By Alexandra Olson | Aug 10
How bad is your disposable razor for the environment? The question is gaining attention among consumers amid a growing global campaign against plastic waste, with cities and countries introducing bans on single-use plastic bags and straws.

Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains and Their Dark Side: 4 Essential Reads

Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains and Their Dark Side: 4 Essential Reads

| By Bryan Keogh, Jeff Inglis, and Nicole Zelniker | Aug 10
Crytocurrencies, after a wild ride, may be at a tipping point: The intense volatility and potential for hefty profits are catching the gaze of both hackers and regulators.

GOP Freezes Twitter Spending after McConnell Account Locked

GOP Freezes Twitter Spending after McConnell Account Locked

| By Rebecca Reynolds Yonker and Alan Fram | Aug 9
The Republican Party, the Trump campaign and other GOP organizations said Thursday that they are freezing their spending on Twitter to protest the platform's treatment of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Samsung Ditches Headphone Jack After Jabs At Jackless Rivals

Samsung Ditches Headphone Jack After Jabs At Jackless Rivals

| By Anik Jesdanun | Aug 9
Samsung executives have long poked fun at rivals for ditching the headphone jack in smartphones. With the new Galaxy Note 10, the company will now be doing exactly the same thing.

Report: Facebook Offering 'Millions' to Publishers for News

Report: Facebook Offering 'Millions' to Publishers for News

| By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 9
Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer "millions of dollars" for the rights to publish their material on its site.

New App Lets Couples Pre-Visualize Sex Accessories in Their Own Home

New App Lets Couples Pre-Visualize Sex Accessories in Their Own Home

| By EDGE | Aug 7
Inquisitive couples who are "eager to try, but simply too shy" can now view items such as bondage cages, as well as whips and chains in the comfort of their own home, thanks to a new Augmented Reality Platform.

Catholic Archbishop Posts, Deletes Tweets Critical of Trump

Catholic Archbishop Posts, Deletes Tweets Critical of Trump

| Aug 7
A Texas Roman Catholic archbishop posted tweets critical of President Donald Trump, only to delete them later.

14-Year-Old YouTube Celeb Posts Anti-LGBTQ Content, Threatening Gun Selfie

14-Year-Old YouTube Celeb Posts Anti-LGBTQ Content, Threatening Gun Selfie

| By Kilian Melloy | Aug 6
A YouTube celebrity got her account taken down after violating YouTube's policies around hate speech with an anti-LGBTQ video. She then tweeted out a photo of herself with what looked like an assault weapon, and a threat against YouTube.

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