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Apple Yanks QAnon-Themed App From App Store After Reporters Notice, Still on Play Store Though Apple Yanks QAnon-Themed App From App Store After Reporters Notice, Still on Play Store Though

Apple has reportedly pulled QDrops, an app which sent alerts about the absolutely inane QAnon conspiracy theory, from its App Store after an NBC News inquiry into why the hell it and Google’s Play Store were profiting off of it.

Jeff Bezos Ascends to Richest Dude Throne on Prime Day Jeff Bezos Ascends to Richest Dude Throne on Prime Day

Amazon’s malign power has grown to the point where for several years now, it has declared its own holiday, Prime Day, which is essentially centered around giving it huge amounts of money while ignoring that it is maybe evil. This year’s Prime Day is especially special, because the Bloomberg Billionaires Index has…

Trump Is Still Rambling About a Dumb Theory That the DNC Is Hiding an Incriminating Server Trump Is Still Rambling About a Dumb Theory That the DNC Is Hiding an Incriminating Server

On Monday, flanked by his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at a press conference in Helsinki, Donald Trump refused to concur with the conclusions of US intelligence agencies that Russia was behind intrusions into computer systems belonging to the Democratic National Committee, Democratic Congressional Campaign…

It Looks Like Segway's New Owners Finally Found a Way to Make Segways Fun It Looks Like Segway's New Owners Finally Found a Way to Make Segways Fun

Watching videos of people flipping and falling off of two-wheeled hoverboards like the Segway miniPro is endlessly fun, but actually riding one and risking your neck? Not so much. According to Abacus News, however, Ninebot has created a kit that converts the miniPro into a steerable go-kart, eliminating the risk of…

Increasingly Agitated Elon Musk Labels Diver Who Mocked His 'Submarine' a 'Pedo Guy' Increasingly Agitated Elon Musk Labels Diver Who Mocked His 'Submarine' a 'Pedo Guy'

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk accused one of the British divers involved in the rescue of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from the flooded Tham Luang cave complex of being a pedophile on Saturday in retaliation for questioning Musk’s contributions to the rescue effort.

After Resignation of HR Chief, Yet Another Uber Exec Faces Allegations of Discriminatory Behavior After Resignation of HR Chief, Yet Another Uber Exec Faces Allegations of Discriminatory Behavior

Earlier this week, ridesharing giant Uber’s Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned under allegations that she systematically shot down internal complaints about racial discrimination within the company—indicating at least some prior concerns about a toxic company culture of wild abandon during the tenure of…

Watch Toys "R" Us' Geoffrey the Giraffe Get Knocked Out of the Ring With an Amazon Box Watch Toys "R" Us' Geoffrey the Giraffe Get Knocked Out of the Ring With an Amazon Box

Geoffrey the Giraffe, venerable mascot of the now-defunct Toys “R” Us retail chain, was doing pretty good for himself at the Florida Supercon’s FCSW 30-man wrestling rumble on Friday—until, like in real life, he was cold-clocked with an Amazon Prime delivery box and stumbled unconsciously out of the ring.

This Is the Most Aerodynamic Bike, According to AI This Is the Most Aerodynamic Bike, According to AI

Competitors at this year’s World Human Powered Speed Challenge are going to have to contend with this—a bullet-shaped bike designed by an artificially intelligent software program.

MQ-9B Drone Is First 'Civilian-Registered' Remotely Piloted Aircraft to Cross Atlantic MQ-9B Drone Is First 'Civilian-Registered' Remotely Piloted Aircraft to Cross Atlantic

The first “civilian-registered” remotely piloted drone to ever make a flight across the Atlantic landed at 6:43pm local time (1:45pm ET) in RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire on Wednesday after taking off from Grand Forks, North Dakota on Tuesday, the BBC reported, after traveling nearly 3,800 miles.

Courts Halt Nevada's Disgusting Plan to Execute Convicted Killer With Untested Drug Cocktail Courts Halt Nevada's Disgusting Plan to Execute Convicted Killer With Untested Drug Cocktail

The execution of twice-convicted killer Scott Raymond Dozier in Nevada on Wednesday was postponed after pharmaceutical company Alvogen requested a federal judge prevent officials from botching an execution with their drug midazolam.

Ajit Pai's FCC Doesn't Want to Hear Your Complaints Unless You Pay Them $225 Ajit Pai's FCC Doesn't Want to Hear Your Complaints Unless You Pay Them $225

Ajit Pai and the Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission successfully rolled back Barack Obama-era net neutrality guidelines earlier this year, but they’re not done screwing with consumers yet. According to the Verge, the FCC is now mulling a plan that could ensure its staff will only review complaints…

Paypal: Dying While Owing Us Money Is Unacceptable to Us Paypal: Dying While Owing Us Money Is Unacceptable to Us

E-payments company Paypal sent a deceased customer an email more or less stating that the cessation of life functions—and thus an inability for the customer in question to clear their remaining account balance—was a violation of site policy.

Facebook's 'Maximum Penalty' in UK for Cambridge Analytica Is Chump Change Facebook's 'Maximum Penalty' in UK for Cambridge Analytica Is Chump Change

Facebook, the social media giant that recently clocked in at a total valuation of nearly $600 billion, may soon face the maximum penalties UK authorities have available to punish the company for its role in the Cambridge Analytica data-sharing scandal. And—drumroll, please—it’s $664,000.

Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Is a Disaster for Net Neutrality, Great for the NSA Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Is a Disaster for Net Neutrality, Great for the NSA

On Monday night, President Donald Trump announced his second Supreme Court nominee of his term: the DC Court of Appeals’ Judge Brett Kavanaugh. On a range of issues—but particularly net neutrality, the principle that service providers should be required to treat all data on their networks equally—he is likely to be a…

Alert: Elon Now in Cave Alert: Elon Now in Cave

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who this weekend announced he had directed a team of engineers to build a “tiny, kid-size submarine” (really more of an air-filled metal box) to help extract the 12 boys and coach of Thai soccer team Wild Boars stranded in the flooded Tham Luang cave complex for weeks, is apparently on…

IRL Week, Nightmare Kangaroos, and What Slammed Into Uranus: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week IRL Week, Nightmare Kangaroos, and What Slammed Into Uranus: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

For the past week, we here at Gizmodo have been celebrating IRL Week: A series of stories dedicated to appreciating the remaining slice of our existence that is experienced offline. We’ve covered everything from how spray sunscreen is kind of terrible and the quiet joy of birdwatching to Airbnb horror stories and …

Woman Exposed to Soviet-Era Nerve Agent Novichok in UK Dies Woman Exposed to Soviet-Era Nerve Agent Novichok in UK Dies

The Metropolitan Police said on Sunday that 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess, one of two more individuals exposed to the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok in the UK this week, has died.

The Thai Cave Rescue Is Going Well So Far, With Four Boys Successfully Extracted The Thai Cave Rescue Is Going Well So Far, With Four Boys Successfully Extracted

Thai authorities announced on Sunday that they have successfully extracted four of the dozen boys who, alongside their soccer coach, have been trapped on a muddy ledge in the flooded Tham Luang cave complex in northern Thailand since June 23rd.

Elon Musk Says He's Building a Tiny 'Submarine' to Rescue Thai Soccer Team Trapped in Cave Elon Musk Says He's Building a Tiny 'Submarine' to Rescue Thai Soccer Team Trapped in Cave

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said on Saturday that he is building “a tiny, kid-size submarine” to rescue the 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach infamously trapped within the submerged Tham Luang cave complex. According to the Bangkok Post, a nine-person engineering team assembled by Musk has already begun to arrive…

Facebook Stock Hits All-Time Record High Despite Ongoing Screw-Ups Facebook Stock Hits All-Time Record High Despite Ongoing Screw-Ups

Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the social media giant gave access to the data of up to 87 million users to an app partnered with an ultra-sketchy election data firm, still isn’t totally resolved, with news breaking this week investigators from four agencies are looking into Facebook’s conduct. But…

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