Top trending tech news:

???? A researcher found 50k WordPress sites adulterated with crypto mining malware (TNW)

???? Blackberry is suing Facebook over app patents (BBC)
???? Sony, Nikon, etc. have created a unified belvedere for smart cameras (TNW)

What we’re talking about:

We apparently shouldn’t have to say this, but punching robots won’t stop driverless cars.

Facebook chose blue for its logo to evoke trust (lol). Here’s how designers can use color to sway users’ emotions.

To the media, Gaza is a land of sealed borders, conflict, and 50% unemployment rate. But its tech scene is thriving.

Electric clocks in Europe have been active slow for over a month. This is absolutely why I’ve been accession late to work.

VR is a able tool that can be used for many things… including pretending you’re George W. Bush in a bathtub.

Google Street View appear it will add free tours of the Disney Parks to its site. You’ll never have to rub up adjoin sweaty tourists in socks and sandals again.

P.S. TNW’s Amsterdam Conference is coming up… and the agency of speakers looks banging. Come say hi.

Tweet of the day:

Hot Pockets is tired of your shit, and bluntly so are we.

Love you, mean it!

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… KIDDING, no ugly poll today.

BUT we do have a request. Tomorrow is International Women’s Day, and we want to hear from you. Diversity and gender equity in the tech industry has come a long way, but there’s still a long way to go. Take a minute, step back, and look at the full account — what do you think the state of women in tech is today?

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