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The British Are Coming (For Google And Facebook Data On American Servers)

The US and UK are currently holding secret meetings with the hopes of making it easier for police and spy agencies to access emails and other electronic data held by private companies on both sides of the Atlantic, the Washington Post reports.


Monday's Biggest Stories

Every evening, we wrap up the day’s biggest stories in one place for you to easily check out. If you’ve been off the grid all day, jump in here and catch up on current events.

Here Are All The 2016 Super Bowl Commercials [Updated] Check in here for all the Super Bowl action you may have missed. (No, not the sport parts, the commercials!)

iPhone 7 Rumours, Release Date, Leaks and News: Everything You Need to Know Get a new iPhone for Christmas? Sorry – it’s already old news.

10 Tricks That Will Make You An Outlook Master Outlook on desktop was starting to look outdated, but the colossus of email clients has found new life on mobile and web.

Also on Gizmodo:

• Google’s Chromecast 2 And Chromecast Audio Are Finally Coming To Australia • How Lasers Will Change The Way We Fight Wars • The New Joneses Show Off Renewable Technology In Melbourne This Month


Print Your Digital Photos Right Now You Lazy Dunderhead

You need to print your digital photos. Not next year, not when you have more free time — right now. I don’t care if your favourite dank memes are playing at the picture showhouse tonight (or whatever the kids are doing for fun these days). Start your first photobook tonight. It’s now or never. Your future self will be grateful. And the friends and relatives who will be digging through your shit after you die will be even more grateful.


21 Must-See Google Street View Locations That Aren't Streets

You don’t have to spend all your time on Google Street View time looking up the addresses of your friends: Google has added all kinds of landmarks, buildings, remote trails, underwater worlds, aeroplanes and even fictional alleyways to its database of sights you can see from your laptop or smartphone. We’ve picked a few of our favourites but there are plenty more to explore.


Reports Of Twitter Changing Timelines Next Week Might Be Premature

The internet has been buzzing angrily after Buzzfeed published a post that indicated that Twitter was moving away from its timeline and towards an algorithm-generated feed next week. That might have been premature.


E-Divorce Startup Wants To Make Splitting Up Painless

Divorce can be expensive, drawn-out and painful. But one startup is betting that it can make divorce proceedings in the US more amicable for everyone involved.


LA Mayor Sings A Sexy Lullaby To Comfort Angelenos About Closing The Freeway

When LA closes a major freeway for construction, the city usually comes up with scary names for it to keep people off the roads. Carmageddon. Jamzilla. This weekend, the city is taking a different approach. The “101 Slow Jam” not only has a cute name, it has a video starring LA Mayor Eric Garcetti doing his best-worst Barry White.


Relive Your 90s Technology Catastrophes In The Malware Museum

The early internet was truly a technological frontier, ripe with amazing ideas and equally amazing malware. Now, pesky code that used to attack your plastic, beige internet box is safely stored in The Malware Museum. Best part? Admission is free.


Don't Believe Facebook's Claim That 'Six Degrees Of Separation' Is Bogus

Yesterday, a Facebook post revealed that each Facebook user is an average of only 3.57 connections away from all users on the site. That by itself is interesting, but instead, Facebook’s comparing it to the popular theory of six degrees of separation — presenting its user base and the general population as two groups that, hell, may as well be considered one in the same!


This Video Of A Crane Collapsing In Manhattan Is Your Worst Nightmare

Strong winds caused a colossal crane to collapse in downtown Manhattan on Friday morning. Someone in a nearby office caught in on tape from above, and holy shit is it scary to watch.


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