Meditating in virtual reality is surprisingly effective

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Yes, you can be mindful while wearing this headset.Image: flowvr / vicky leta / mashable March Mindfulness is our new series that examines the explosive growth in mindfulness and meditation technology — culminating in Mashable’s groundbreaking competitive meditation bracket contest. Because March shouldn’t be all madness. FlowVR $3.99 for the Oculus Go app The Good […]

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Netflix killer? What to expect from Apple’s March 25 event.

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Apple ordered two seasons of a show executive produced by Reese Witherspoon.Image: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock Apple is rolling out the red carpet for what could be a serious Netflix competitor.  The iPhone maker will broadcast an event from its Cupertino headquarters at 1 p.m. ET on Monday, March 25. Rumors have swirled around the tech world […]

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Shoppers get drunk, go online, and spend money on Amazon

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So many Amazon packages.Image: Peter Steffen/picture alliance via Getty Images Amazon is already more than dominant in the online shopping space, but add a shot or three of tequila and that Amazon Prime free two-day shipping looks even more appealing. Tech and business newsletter The Hustle surveyed more than 2,000 alcohol-drinking adults about their online […]

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4 tech tips to epically prank your friends on April Fools’ Day

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Big tech companies continued the tradition of questionable April Fools jokes in 2019.Image: Chesnot / Getty Images April is finally here, which means it’s time for corporations to put impressive amounts of effort into lying for the sake of comedy. April Fools’ Day always brings out the best (or worst) in tech companies in particular, […]

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Twitter wants to gather more info about reported tweets that expose personal information

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Twitter has rolled out a new reporting feature for flagging tweets that contain a user's specific personal information.Image: Chesnot/Getty Images Twitter would now like its users to get specific when reporting tweets containing personal information. In a tweet on Thursday, Twitter unveiled a new process for users when flagging tweets that contain details like a […]

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Optimus Ride brings autonomous shuttles to NYC industrial workers

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Optimus Ride autonomous shuttles will ride through the Brooklyn Navy Yard.Image: optimus ride The Brooklyn Navy Yard is getting an autonomous boost.  On private roads, a loop shuttle service for ferry passengers will bring riders to the industrial center where 400 businesses operate. Workers can ride in MIT-based company Optimus Ride’s self-driving shuttle cars starting […]

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Feel like your phone’s spying on you? You’re not alone

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Mark Zuckerberg has a plan to fix Facebook.Image: Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg has a plan to fix Facebook, and all it will take is completely rebuilding Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram.  The Facebook CEO published a lengthy post laying out “our vision and principles around building a privacy-focused messaging and social networking platform.” The post explains […]

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