19 of the best tech stories you missed this weekend

Every weekend The Next Web does a popular round up of the top stories that you missed over the weekend. 

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YouTuber Spanish Spoiler is spending his free time uploading videos that explain the next episode of Game of Thrones before they come out. In each video, according to Business Insider, the...
Mother's Day is coming up in the US, so brands are busy shifting their marketing to family love. Apple's tactic: a website to let users create Mother's Day videos, and then share them on...
In its efforts to further oppress the internet, China has put forward new regulations that will ban women from livestreaming themselves eating bananas in an erotic manner. Well then....
The people behind Duolingo have been trying to discover what the most popular languages are according to what people choose on its app. With a user base of more than 120 million, this...
To commemorate David Attenborough's 90th birthday, the BBC is releasing a free app this autumn that will feature more than 1,000 clips of his work studying the natural world. The Story of...
Parents in France are being warned that their love of posting intimate photos of their young children on Facebook could land them with a fine and jail time.
The past decade has brought on a new kind of industrial revolution, a lot of which is thanks to how prevalent 3D printers have become. From full-sized versions to mini-desktop styles, you...

Good Reads, Features, Reviews, Deals, Distractions and more

Here's a little Friday fodder: if you've ever wondered how a kaleidoscope is made, take five minutes and watch the above video. Posted by Discovery Channel's "How It's Made" YouTube...
Doing a quick Google search one can discover the many stories about how entrepreneurship and investment is rising in Latin America. Brands like OpenEnglish, iBillionaire, and Mural.ly are...
Have you ever said to yourself, "I'm too busy"? "I'm too busy to meet this person..." "I'm too busy to take care of my health..." "I'm too busy to learn a language ..." We take...
HBO's 'Silicon Valley' is a great show for many reasons: most importantly, it's freakin' hilarious - and its ability to satirize the tech industry while maintaining a high level of...
Just last month, Nathan Latka took a risk: A public, five million dollar, business-defining risk. At 26, Nathan is already a bonafide startup icon. Host of the number-one rated business...
When most marketers finish a piece of video content these days, the first response is usually to plop it center stage on your website. Then you probably do a rapid "spray" campaign-get...
Creative types - especially writers - love a good wander. Charles Dickens and Virginia Woolf were avid city strollers whilst Wallace Stevens wrote his poetry walking to work: I write best...
Love it or hate it, Facebook ads are here to stay and they're part of how you're able to use the social network and its accompanying apps for free. Since we have to live with them, at...
It's possible to pursue your dream without using your credit card as a poor substitute for a paycheck. By remaining employed as you develop, test, and sell your product you can lay a...

From Beyond TNW

Interviews with over two dozen podcasters and people inside Apple reveal a variety of complaints. The podcasters say that they are relegated to wooing a single Apple employee for the best...
Gizmodo's Michael Nunez delved into the lives of Facebook's contract journalists in a well-shared piece: Over time, the work became increasingly demanding, and Facebook's trending news...
One day in January, Eric Wilson dashed off a message to the teaching assistants for an online course at the Georgia Institute of Technology. "I really feel like I missed the mark in giving...
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