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Eric Brackett Tech Times editor Eric Brackett is a tech junkie and a gamer, covering science and technology. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter for updates and his random thoughts on the latest trends in gaming, tech, and comic books.

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Uber Is Now Allowing You To Request A Ride For Other People

Uber has unveiled a new feature that will allow users to request rides for people in their contacts list. This has benefits for everyone, but Uber's main focus is seniors.

Apps/Software

Facebook Hits Two Billion Monthly Users

Facebook has announced a new milestone with two billion monthly users. This makes Facebook the largest of all social networking sites.

Internet

A Major Ransomware Attack Has Crippled Businesses And Airlines Throughout Europe And The United States

Starting in Ukraine, a new ransomware has spread across Europe and even affected computers in the United States. Here's what we know about the latest cyber attack.

Security

Not Just For Gaming: AR Measure Highlights The Practical Benefits Of Apple's Augmented Reality

Augmented reality has made waves in the gaming scene, but the real benefits may be more practical. AR Measure is a natural extension of Apple's philosophy toward simplifying people's lives.

Apps/Software

Google's Parent, Alphabet, Announces Deal With Avis To Manage Self-Driving Cars

Google's parent company, Alphabet, has announced a deal with Avis to manage its line of self-driving cars. Such a partnership will allow Alphabet to expand its hold in the industry.

Car Tech

The Super Nintendo Classic Will Feature A Never-Before-Released Game, Should You Preorder?

Nintendo has announced the launch of SNES Classic. Here's what you need to know about the new retro console.

Video Games June 26, 2017

HMD Global's Nokia 6 Will Arrive This July

The Nokia 6 is arriving this July. Can HMD Global's latest budget phone compete?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 26, 2017

How Bad Is The Leak Of The Windows 10 Source Code?

During the week, a small part of the Windows 10 source code was leaked online. Some have claimed it is a security risk, but how bad is it?

Security June 24, 2017

Planet 10? There May Be Another Planet Hiding Beyond Neptune

Planet Nine may not exist, but that doesn't mean there are only eight planets in our solar system. The orbit of certain celestial bodies suggests there might be a smaller planet at the edge of our solar system.

Space June 24, 2017

Google Will No Longer Read Your Email For Targeted Ads

Privacy advocates scored a victory today when Google announced an end to its policy of scanning Gmail users' emails. The content was used to create targeted ads, but the company will rely on other means.

Google June 23, 2017

Want To Try Virtual Reality? Steam's Summer Sale Offers Discounts On HTC Vive

Virtual reality headsets aren't cheap but thanks to the Steam Sale, one is a little cheaper. The Vive is on sale for $750, which is $50 cheaper than normal.

Gadgets June 23, 2017

Forget The Moon, We May Be Going To Neptune Or Uranus

NASA is currently planning a mission to Mars, but they're looking beyond that. One mission takes a spacecraft to the ice giants Neptune or Uranus.

Space June 23, 2017

Bigger Isn't Always Better: YouTube Aims To Fix VR By Cutting It In Half

VR still hasn't caught on, but Google's VR 180 may change that. With affordable, easy to use cameras, Google wants to make VR video production easier than ever.

Wearable Tech June 23, 2017

Hate Screen Glare On Your Phone? Moth Eyes Offer A Solution

Sick of running to the shade in order to use your smartphone? Researchers have found a solution in an unlikely place.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 22, 2017

Virgin Mobile Goes Exclusively For iPhone And Offers A Year Of Service For Only A Dollar

Want a year of unlimited talk, text, and data for only a dollar? Virgin Mobile is offering just that, but there are a few catches.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 22, 2017

Sending Humans To Mars Is Now NASA's Primary Mission, But First We'll Go Back To The Moon

NASA's plans for the future include a manned trip to Mars, but first, we'll need to return to the moon. Here's what NASA has planned for establishing bases on the moon and beyond.

Space June 22, 2017

Researchers Warn Of Possible Asteroid Impact That Could Devastate The Planet

The odds of the Earth getting hit by a large asteroid are relatively low, but what would happen if such an event did occur? Researchers have warned that, without protective measures in place, such an event could be devastating.

Space June 21, 2017

The OnePlus 5: A Balance Of Power And Affordability

OnePlus has given us all the details regarding its upcoming flagship, and it's impressive as ever. Powerful and affordable, the OnePlus 5 is one of the best smartphones in the market.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 21, 2017

The Sega Forever Collection Looks To Bring Games From The Genesis To The Dreamcast To Android and iOS devices

With an awesome nostalgia-fueled trailer, Sega announced the Sega Forever collection. This free service will bring Sega's library of classic games to Android and ios devices.

Video Games June 21, 2017

Firefox Brings Its Private Web Browser To Android Devices

Privacy advocates have a new option on Android devices. Mozilla has brought its Firefox Focus browser to Android devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 20, 2017

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