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Amazon Prime launches in another country, at half the price of the U.S.

It took a long time for Australians to get Amazon, and even longer to get Prime.The membership program is finally available in the country, offering free delivery on products as well as access to Prime Video and other services like Twitch Prime and Prime Reading.SEE ALSO:

Amazon creates 1000 jobs and opens new Dublin office

Amazon commits to invest heavily in Irish IT staff.

UK card payments now outnumber cash

Consumers embrace contactless for day to day spending.

Kaspersky ends all EU work following ban

Kaspersky will no longer collaborate with EU cyber crime agencies until ban is lifted.

How to stop feeling helpless when you hear about immigrant children taken from their parents

I held my tears back upon reading about Marco Antonio Muñoz, a Honduran father who killed himself after being separated from his 3-year-old son. I choked on them again when I learned of Elsa Johana Ortiz Enriquez's plight:

What’s under those clothes? This system tracks body shapes in real time

With augmented reality coming in hot and depth tracking cameras due to arrive on flagship phones, the time is right to improve how computers track the motions of people they see — even if that means virtually stripping them of their clothes.

Elon Musk accuses Tesla employee of 'extensive and damaging sabotage'

Elon Musk has discovered a saboteur.At least, that's what he told Tesla employees in an email sent Sunday night, according to CNBC. "I was dismayed to learn this weekend about a Tesla employee who had conducted quite extensive and damaging sabotage to our operations," wrote Musk,

That creepy Olive Garden commercial script is just as weird on screen

Last week, a hilariously creepy script made the rounds online. Writer and comedian Keaton Patti tweeted that he forced a bot to watch over 1,000 hours of Olive Garden commercials, and then asked it to write its own version.

SurveyMonkey has filed confidentially to go public

The IPO window continues to remain open as SurveyMoney, which last raised money in 2014 at a $2 billion valuation, announced today that it has confidentially filed to go public. SurveyMonkey can file confidentially with the SEC through the JOBS act signed in 2012,

‘Gaming disorder’ is officially recognized by the World Health Organization

Honestly, “gaming disorder” sounds like a phrase tossed around by irritated parents and significant others. After much back and forth, however, the term was just granted validity, as the World Health Organization opted to include it in the latest edition of its Internal Classification of Diseases.

Android Messages now lets users send text messages from their computers

Google is closing the gap between Android and iOS.In an update rolling out today, Google is (finally!) releasing desktop support for the texting service, Android Messages. The update will allow Android smartphone owners to send and receive text messages straight from their laptops or desktops.

Whole Foods is now following only Beyoncé and Sting on Instagram

Whole Foods, my close personal friend, what's going on?The supermarket and Jeff Bezos clique member has long been the place where I occasionally buy salad bar food that always ends up being just okay. But now there's another facet to our relationship:

The iconic works of art you missed in Beyoncé and Jay-Z's 'Apesh*t' video

The "Apeshit" music video from Beyoncé and Jay-Z features classic works of art from the Louvre, juxtaposed with modern music and choreography.  Watch for poetic statements about race, gender, love, and humanity. And, of course, those gorgeous pieces of art. Read more...More about Music,

Bet money on yourself with Proveit, the 1-vs-1 trivia app

Pick a category, wager a few dollars, and double your money in 60 seconds if you’re smarter and faster than your opponent. Proveit offers a fresh take on trivia and game show apps by letting you win or lose cash on quick 10-question, multiple choice quizzes.

You'll want to ignore this heart-shattering audio of kids separated from their parents. Don't.

ProPublica has obtained and released an absolutely heartbreaking audio recording of several children who've been separated from their parents at the border.The nearly eight-minute long video comes after reports that almost 2,

Build your own miniature food sculptures with this polymer clay kit

Pocket Kitchen by Aiclay is the kit for all burgeoning artists who dream of tiny inedible foods. From cakes to veggies, this comprehensive kit provides all the tools you need to make your cake - but not to eat it too. Read more...More about Art, Mashable Video, Crafts, Play, and Tiny Food

BitTorrent is selling for $140M to Justin Sun and Tron

BitTorrent, an early mover in concept of building a business around decentralised computing architecture to distribute and store data, is being sold for $140 million in cash to Justin Sun and his blockchain media startup Tron, TechCrunch has learned.

Shane, somehow, is reportedly coming back to 'The Walking Dead'

Warning: Spoilers for the second season of The Walking Dead ahead.The infamous Shane Walsh, one of the earliest villains in The Walking Dead (besides all the zombies), is returning to the show. Somehow.SEE ALSO: Chris Hardwick's bad statement got people talking about toxic nerd cultureShane,

Unchill Stan Twitter turned Beyoncé and Jay-Z's 'Mona Lisa' moment into a meme

Beyoncé and Jay-Z blessed us this weekend with their surprise joint album Everything Is Love. Then they unveiled the music video for "Apeshit" — which, by the way, they rented the LOUVRE for — and took the collective internet for a lesson in art history. It's incredible. So naturally,

SpeakSee makes it simple for a deaf person to join a group conversation

There's a great deal of activity in the fields of speech recognition and the "internet of things," but one natural application of the two has gone largely unpursued: helping the deaf and hard of hearing take part in everyday conversations.

Android users can now message from the web

Messages, Google’s more recent focus for its scattered messaging efforts following its decision to “pause” work on Allo, is now available for web users. The company announced that it would begin rolling out Messages for web starting today, with the full rollout completing over the next week.

ACLU petitions Amazon to stop selling surveillance technology to the government

The American Civil Liberties Union is delivering a petition to Amazon's Seattle headquarters today with more than 150,000 signatures. They are requesting for Amazon to stop providing the government with facial recognition technology."Amazon has entered the surveillance business,

What the most successful people do, according to this meme

It seems like everyone on Twitter has an opinion about what makes a person successful. Last week, Twitter user @APompliano tweeted a list of things he believes "the most successful people" do.

Michelle Obama joins Laura Bush in taking on Trump's immigration policy

Former first lady Michelle Obama just weighed in on the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy, and she's calling on members of all parties to wake up and take action.Over the course of a six-week period, nearly 2,

Take a look at the new 'Stranger Things' comic book coming this fall

The town of Hawkins, Indiana will be explored in a whole new medium starting this fall: comic books. A new line of comic book series based on Netflix's Stranger Things is kicking off in September through Dark Horse Comics, Entertainment Weekly reported Monday.

Beat the clock and apply for TC Top Picks at Disrupt SF 2018

Time is running out on one of the best ways for an early-stage startup to experience Disrupt San Francisco 2018, September 5-7 at Moscone Center West. We’re designating 60 pre-Series A companies to be a TC Top Pick. If we select your company,

U.S. Armed Forces is getting a Space Force (over the objections of the Secretary of Defense)

In a surprise announcement today at the third meeting of the White House’s newly reconvened Space Council, President Donald J. Trump announced his intention to create a new Space Force within the U.S. Armed Forces.

Why the bizarre ‘Bus Simulator’ games are the perfect remedy for stress

When I get home from work tonight, I'm just gonna drive a bus. Yeah, I know I could fight zombies, survive in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, or save my princess (who didn't actually need any saving) from Bowser. But honestly? I'd rather just drive a bus.SEE ALSO: 'Super Smash Bros.

'Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII' is leaving some fans behind. That's the whole idea.

Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII might not be for you anymore.When Treyarch, the studio behind this year's entry in the series, revealed Black Ops IIII back in May, that reveal was accompanied by a revelation: No more campaign. For the first time,

Prisma co-founders raise $1M to build a social app called Capture

Two of the co-founders of the art filter app Prisma have left to build a new social app. Prisma, as you may recall, had a viral moment back in 2016 when selfie takers went crazy for the fine art spin the app’s AI put on photos — in just a few seconds of processing. Downloads leapt, art […]

Instagram will shame you when you've wasted too much time in the app

If Instagram is the main cause of your phone addiction, the app may soon be able to help.We've now gotten another look at how Instagram's upcoming "usage insights" feature will help users curb their Instagram addiction.SEE ALSO:

8 mind-bending questions 'Westworld' needs to answer in its Season 2 finale

There is no other show on television quite like Westworld when it comes to keeping an audience guessing until the last minute. The entire first season of the show was predicated on not knowing who certain characters really were, when certain events were happening,

7 activist groups supporting families at the border that need your help right now

Over the course of six weeks, the United States government has separated nearly 2,000 children from their parents. The heartbreaking increase in separations stems from the Trump administration's decision to double down on its immigration policies and follow a "zero-tolerance" protocol. As a result,

Amazon Prime members save an extra 20% on pre-orders for the new 'Super Smash Bros.' and 'Mario Part

Thanks to E3 2018, we've finally received the official confirmation for a ton of new games that we've been waiting slash dying for.As expected, Nintendo completely blew it out of the water with numerous huge announcements:

Nextdoor descends into chaos over e-scooter drama

Is there any greater joy than petty internet forum arguments that escalate quickly? You're right, what a silly question — of course there isn't! For months, the battle over dockless e-scooters has been playing out in city council meetings and legal spats across the country. Now,

Your shower is the best place to listen to music

This is You Won't Regret It, a new weekly column featuring recommendations, tips, and unsolicited advice from the Mashable culture team.By now, we know that we actually do think some really sharp thoughts in the shower.

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