Monday, May 11, 2020

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Coronavirus: Robot dog enforces social distancing in Singapore park

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The four-legged robot carries a camera and speaker to play social distancing messages in Singapore.

WhatsApp could become the new Zoom, with 50-person video calls on the desktop

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WhatsApp might soon let you make video calls with up to 50 participants on desktop, giving you a new alternative to Zoom , Skype and Google Meet for your video conferencing needs. The new option was spotted in a beta version of WhatsApp Web by eagle-eyed researchers at WABetaInfo . Shortcuts in the WhatsApp's menus will direct you to the newly released Facebook Messenger Rooms , where you can cre

'Double Rainbow Guy,' Paul Vasquez, has died a decade after he achieved viral fame

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Paul L. Vasquez brought the world goofy, sincere joy in 2010 when a video of him spotting a double rainbow went viral.While the rainbow was beautiful, it was Vasquez's reaction — his sobs and laughs and complete wonderment — that made the video remarkable. Vasquez, who would go own to be known as "Double Rainbow Guy," died over the weekend, according to multiple reports. He was 57 years old. Vasq

Banjo’s CEO resigns after report details KKK ties in his past

TechCrunch / 6min
After investigative reporting revealed his undisclosed involvement in shooting at a synagogue with KKK members at age 17, the CEO of Banjo will leave the company he founded. In a short blog post , the company announced a “change in leadership” and the resignation of its founder and CEO Damien Patton. The Utah-based company will transition “to a new, reconstituted leadership team effectively immed

How to Change a Diaper

Lifehacker / 9min
Sure, lots of people grow up with much younger siblings or cousins, or they babysat as teenagers, or they have friends who have babies, or they’re just around babies. For these people, changing a diaper can seem like a no-brainer. But then there are people like me and my husband who never did any of that and changed… Read more...

What's the Best Pair of Bluetooth ANC Headphones Under $300?

Sony Android 10 E. BassLifehacker / 9min
Here’s the rub: I live in a house of seven. One of them is four-years-old, and he wreaks absolute havoc on my ears from sun up to well past sundown. Add in the fact that four of us are all working from home with apparent decibel quotas to reach, and it’s apparent I need a good pair of Bluetooth cans with active… Read more...

Lava Lake Is Now Water Lake Atop Kilauea Volcano

Gizmodo / 12min
Satellite images have captured the result of a lake of lava collapsing on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, revealing an enormous new lake of water. Read more...

Twitter to add labels and warning messages to disputed and misleading COVID-19 info

Twitter Misleading65TechCrunch / 13min
Twitter on Monday announced it will begin to add warning messages and labels to tweets spreading disputed or misleading information about COVID-10. The labels will direct users reading these tweets to a Twitter-curated page or to external resources that offer additional information and context about the claims being made in the tweet. The warnings, meanwhile, will cover the tweet — requiring an e

IRS deadline to direct deposit stimulus checks is very, very soon

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If you don't want to wait for a paper check for your federal stimulus payment , you better get onto the IRS website — and quick . On Friday , the U.S. Internal Revenue Service announced a tight deadline of May 13 to receive the stimulus money through direct deposit into your bank account or other payment services like Venmo, PayPal , and the Cash app . So if you still haven't received a check for

Ubisoft's 'E3-style' showcase will stream July 12th

Ubisoft Showcase July20Engadget / 18min
On July 12th, Assassin's Creed Valhalla publisher Ubisoft will host its first-ever "digital conference" to give fans a look at its latest games. Dubbed Ubisoft Forward, the company says the "E3-style showcase" will feature "exclusive game news, exciting reveals and much more." The Sunday stream will start at 3PM ET / 12 PM PT. Ubisoft is now one of several companies that plans to make up for the

Sony’s 2020 portable Bluetooth speaker lineup brings the bass with side-firing subwoofers

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Sony’s annual Bluetooth speaker upgrades are rolling out this week as it introduces its new Sony SRS-XB23, SRS-XB33 and SRS-XB43 speakers to the world. The big changes to the portable speaker lineup include the removal of the strobe LED lights from last year in exchange for less-aggressive pulsing LED strips and new passive radiators on the sides that Sony says will help the speaker sound clearer

Brazilian Youtuber Hit With Hefty Fines for Uploading Piracy Tutorials

Gizmodo / 24min
DIY’s have emerged as one of the key ways that people are keeping themselves sane under quarantine, with videos dedicated to tie-dyeing to hair-cutting to sourdough-baking racking up millions of hits apiece in recent months. Now, it turns out one of the slightly less wholesome corners of these digital DIY-communities… Read more...

The Beginner's Guide to Checks

Lifehacker / 30min
Checks: They’re so 20th century, yet still floating around in our lives. And sometimes, they’re absolutely necessary. Read more...

books0977: The Porcelain Collector (1868). Alfred Stevens...

Music, Arts & Literature / 30min
books0977 : The Porcelain Collector (1868). Alfred Stevens (Belgian, 1823-1906). Oil on canvas. North Carolina Museum of Art. Stevens, a friend of Manet and his group, was one of the first enthusiasts of Japanese artifacts. Seen in this work is the piece of porcelain that the collector is inspecting and researching by means of the open book on the adjacent table. A Japanese screen is prominent in

Twitter will add labels to tweets with misleading COVID-19 claims

Twitter Misleading46Engadget / 36min
There's still a lot we don't know for sure about COVID-19 , and incorrect information about the disease is still prevalent. To help clarify what's true and offer more context, Twitter will start applying labels and warning messages to coronavirus-related tweets containing "disputed or misleading information.” This is an expansion of a March policy update that targeted “fake and ineffective treatm

Virgin's fantastic fibre broadband deal now comes with a £50 Gift Card

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Virgin has always been a mixed bag when it comes to the promotions it offers across its broadband deals . However, recently the ISP has gone all out and nailed great value offers it time after time - and its latest attempt is our favourite yet. Virgin has taken its M100 fibre plan, offering speeds averaging a ridiculously fast 108Mb and slashed the monthly price right down to £24 , making it chea

Sony debuts three new Extra Bass speakers for portable dance parties

Sony Android 10 E. Bass33Engadget / 42min
Even though voice-powered smart speakers might be the go-to choice at home, portable Bluetooth speakers still serve a purpose. After all, you can’t (easily) drag a HomePod or Echo Studio with you to the park or the pool. Today, Sony revealed a trio of redesigned options in its Extra Bass line with updates to sound quality and design. The three models — SRS-XB23, SRS-XB33 and SRS-XB43 — are priced

What's the Best Pair of Bluetooth ANC Headphones Under $300?

Sony Android 10 E. BassGizmodo / 42min
Here’s the rub: I live in a house of seven. One of them is four-years-old, and he wreaks absolute havoc on my ears from sun up to well past sundown. Add in the fact that four of us are all working from home with apparent decibel quotas to reach, and it’s apparent I need a good pair of Bluetooth cans with active… Read more...

An Interrogation Takes a Bizarre Turn in This Clip From Indie Sci-Fi Thriller Proximity

Gizmodo / 42min
Eric Demeusy is mostly known as a visual effects artist—he won an Emmy for his work on Stranger Things and was nominated for Jessica Jones , and he worked on Game of Thrones too. But he’s also a director (we quite enjoyed his Boba Fett fan film ) with his first sci-fi feature on the way, and we’ve got a clip to share! Read more...

Sony’s ocean-friendly Bluetooth speakers get a 2020 bass boost

Sony Android 10 E. BassSlashGear / 42min
Sony has revealed its 2020 line-up of portable Bluetooth speakers, with the XB23, XB33, and XB43 getting new drivers, better waterproofing, and bigger sound. The trio of new models kick off at $100 but, while at first glance they may look similar to what we’ve seen before from Sony, there are in fact some significant changes. Sony SRS-XB23 – the … Continue reading

Sodinokibi ransomware has got even nastier

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A new feature has been added to the Sodinokibi ransomware that allows it to encrypt even more of a victim's files including those that are opened and locked by another process. Databases, mail servers and some other applications will lock files that they have open to prevent other programs from modifying them. By locking these files, the programs prevent the data they contain from being corrupted

Print Your Own Blank Calendars

Lifehacker / 44min
With all of technology at my fingertips, I still appreciate having a paper calendar on the wall in front of my desk. It’s handy to glance up and be able to see what the date will be next Monday or how many weeks until I have until a certain deadline. I used to shop bookstores for published calendars, but I’ve since… Read more...

Australia's Wildlife Just Can't Catch a Break

Gizmodo / 1h
When flames engulfed the Australian countryside last summer, Thelma Johnson was grateful the winds didn’t send the fires her way. She helped found the Southern Highlands Koala Sanctuary, located in Canyonleigh, New South Wales, which was spared by the monstrous bushfires that affected more than 12 million acres in the… Read more...

This chip plays ‘Doom’ and nothing else

81Engadget / 1h
It’s been over 25 years since Doom was unceremoniously released on a university FTP server. And despite its age, the classic first-person shooter has become a mainstay, not just for gamers, but also for programmers. The game has shown up on a ridiculous amount of hardware, from ATMs to printer screens to iPods. Graphics and game development enthusiast Sylvain Lefebvre, though, has created a machi

American AAdvantage: Up To 5000 Miles If You Book Now, Travel Later

View from the Wing / 1h
We're past the stage where every discussion of travel leads to trip shaming, and have entered a stage where people disagree about whether they're ready. That means it's at least possible to offer promotions now without being universally shouted down for encouraging travel that nearly everyone agrees people shouldn't be doing. Continue reading ...

Lenovo’s $280 Chromebook Duet 2-in-1 tablet hits shelves

Lenovo Chromebook DuetSlashGear / 1h
Lenovo’s hotly-anticipated Chromebook Duet has gone on sale, with the $280 Chrome OS tablet promising to be a more affordable 2-in-1 than iPadOS and Windows rivals. Paired with an optional detachable keyboard, the Chromebook Duet has a 10.1-inch touchscreen and three modes of use. While it’s affordable, that’s not to say it should feel cheap. The Chromebook Duet has a … Continue reading

SoftBank-backed Fair appoints new CEO: Bradley Stewart, ex-CEO of XOJet

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Another chapter is opening up for , the car subscription startup backed by hundreds of millions of dollars from SoftBank and others: today the company announced that Bradley Stewart, who had been CEO of aviation startup XOJet from 2013 to 2018 (when it was acquired by Vista Global), is joining as CEO. At the same time, Stewart confirmed in an interview that Fair is working on raising ano

US airlines are missing a crucial opportunity to engage with loyal flyers

The Points Guy / 1h
Airline loyalty programs are massive businesses in and of themselves. Just look at how much money airlines were able to raise from banks by pre-selling millions of points . In light of the coronavirus pandemic , travel’s been halted and airlines are bleeding cash . With much of the world at home, the major U.S. carriers have extended elite status and validity periods for many other perks . And th

How to Wash 'Dry-Clean Only' Clothes at Home

32Lifehacker / 1h
When my mother taught me what to look for when shopping for new clothes, one of the first things she mentioned was checking the tag to make sure the garment wasn’t “dry-clean only.” This was typically followed by “no matter how much it’s marked down, it actually costs more when you add in dry cleaning costs.” Read more...

Experts: Fever-Detecting Cameras Won’t Really Stop Outbreaks

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Enhanced Surveillance In order to nip coronavirus outbreaks in the bud, a number of companies and hospitals have started to use temperature-recording security cameras to detect fevers. While Amazon has touted the cameras as a technological safety measure for its warehouses, doctors and infectious disease experts told Wired that the cameras, even when supplemented with symptom questionnaires, are

Civilization VI New Frontier Pass promises a year of new content

SlashGear / 1h
Civilization VI is turning four years old in October, and after two expansions and a number of scenario packs, you’d be forgiven if you figured that Firaxis was done with the game and had moved on to working on Civilization VII. While Firaxis could very well be working on next Civilization game, it turns out the company isn’t quite done … Continue reading

Small Business Shoutouts

One Mile at a Time / 1h
Over the past few weeks we’ve seen lots of companies start rolling out discounts, statement credits with credit card issuers, and other purchasing incentives — there are some great deals out there. And a natural side-effect of that is that a lot of ink is going towards promoting some pretty big businesses. At the same time, when we did our OMAAT Reader Survey a few weeks ago: 16% of readers noted

Spotify Now Lets Multiple People Control a Single Listening Session

How-To Geek / 1h
Spotify is introducing a new feature called Group Sessions to all Premium subscribers. With it, two or more Spotify users can share control over a listening session without passing a phone around the room. Group Session participants can control song playback in real-time, add songs to a queue, or contribute to a group playlist. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How Do LetsEncrypt’s Free HTTPS/SSL Certificates Work?

How-To Geek / 1h
Let’s Encrypt issues SSL certificates for free, which are used to secure and encrypt traffic on your website, and give you the green padlock in the URL bar. Without one, you’ll be stuck using HTTP, which isn’t very secure. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Host Your Zoom Call From Your Favorite BBC Shows With These Empty Set Photos

20How-To Geek / 1h
Whether you’re video conferencing from Zoom or Teams, virtual backgrounds are a fun new way to spice up your digital meetings. After all, nearly anything is better than the dirty laundry hamper you forgot to slide out of view. Now the BBC has your back with a host of empty set pictures throughout the decades. You can grab something from Doctor Who, Fawlty Towers, and more. Read This Article on Re

Full iPhone 12 lineup leaks, with sizes and prices… and Samsung

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With the leak today, there’s not a whole lot that appears to need leaking from the iPhone 12 collection, barring surprises from Apple that remain completely under wraps. Information this week taps the details we’ve not yet gotten a firm grasp on, including the names, the exact sizes on the displays, and confirmation of the base amounts of RAM. Storage … Continue reading

Save $90 on Ledgo’s LED Ring Light and up Your Zoom Game

Lifehacker / 1h
Ledgo’s LED Ring Light | $160 | B&H Photo Read more...

Microsoft's Family Safety app is available in preview

52Engadget / 1h
Microsoft is acting on its promise to help you keep tabs on your kids’ digital habits as well as their whereabouts. The software giant has released its Family Safety app in preview for Android and iOS. As before, it’s focused largely on screen time with both usage tracking as well as options to limit time on Android, Windows or Xbox. You can filter the content available through Microsoft Edge or

Facebook and Instagram launch a week of grad-themed events and features

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Facebook today revealed its plans to celebrate the 2020 graduates this week across both Facebook and Instagram. The series of events, starting today on May 11, will include the company’s previously announced plans to air a virtual graduation ceremony on May 15, featuring celebs like Oprah Winfrey, Awkwafina, Jennifer Garner, Lil Nas X, Simone Biles and Miley Cyrus, among others. Facebook will als

Creator Behind Famed 'Double Rainbow' Meme, Paul Vasquez, Dies at Age 57

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Paul Vasquez, the colorful character behind the viral “double rainbow” video, has died. Read more...

Find Companies Offering Payment Relief During the Pandemic

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Companies ranging from cable providers to insurance providers are offering payment relief for people affected by the conronavirus pandemic. But learning about those programs—and how to take advantage of them—can be challenging, especially if you’re already feeling stressed about your finances. Every company seems to… Read more...

NASA Wants to Chase Interstellar Objects With “Orbital Slingshot”

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A team of MIT researchers are suggesting that we could use a “dynamic orbital slingshot” to get an up-and-close look at interstellar objects — or, in other words, they want to send tiny satellites screaming through space to chase space rocks from another beyond our star system. It’s a far-out concept that’s even grabbed the attention of NASA. The project has secured proof-of-concept funding from

Gecko’s soft hairy toes reorient to help it stick to different types of surfaces

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Biologists from the University of California, Berkeley, and Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics observed geckos running horizontally along walls to learn how they use their five toes to compensate for different types of surfaces. The diminutive gecko is capable of some extraordinary feats of locomotion, zipping along vertical walls with ease and even running short distances across

Pokemon GO leak reveals Jessie, James, new “free” box in shop

SlashGear / 1h
A teardown of a leaked version of Pokemon GO this week shows the next major update to the game – and it includes Jessie and James! Prepare for trouble, is all we’re saying – we’ll certainly be making that trouble double. This update will also be delivering new Pokemon that’ve not been in the game before, like Obstagoon, Perrserker, and … Continue reading

Microsoft now protects Office 365 users from Reply-All email chains

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After announcing that it would add protection against reply-all email chains last year, Microsoft has rolled out a new feature to Office 365 customers to do just that. An email storm typically occurs when a member of a large email distribution list, such as a company wide email at a large organization, replies to all of the recipients using the reply-all feature. This can inadvertently trigger a

Monday's Best Deals: Ella Paradis Vibrator Giveaway, Game Pass BOGO, Eufy RoboVacs, 20% Off Ulta Products, and More

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A Kyoko 8" chef knife , a Game Pass BOGO deal , Leaf & Clay subscription , an Eufy robovac sale , a sleep sound machine , an Ella Paradis giveaway , Airpods 2 , and more headline Monday’s best deals. Read more...

How to Build a Better Tuna Sandwich

52Lifehacker / 2h
The tuna sandwich will never go out of style, because it was never stylish to begin with. It’s humble, even homely, yet intensely comforting and nostalgic. Tuna salad itself consists of three main components—canned tuna, mayonnaise and some sort of ingredient that’s meant to bring contrast—and the success of your… Read more...

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 768G is 15-percent faster, supports Bluetooth LE Audio

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Enlarge Qualcomm's second-best chip for 2020, the Snapdragon 765G, is just barely hitting the market , but that isn't stopping the company from releasing a new and improved version. Today, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 768G, an overclocked version of the 765G. Qualcomm is promising a 15-percent faster CPU and GPU compared to the Snapdragon 765G. Considering yearly upgrades from Qualcomm are o

Apple’s Upcoming Headphones Might Be Called AirPods Studio, Which Makes No Sense

Apple Headphones AirPodsGizmodo / 2h
For tiny little devices that you pop in your ears for listening to music, the name AirPods makes a lot of sense. Even when Apple released high-end in-air earbuds with a slightly different design and built-in noise canceling, the AirPods name still held up. But when it comes to over-the-ear headphones, continuing to… Read more...

Get $60 off A Vizio 32" Smart LED TV

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Vizio 32" LED TV | $150 | B&H Photo Read more...

Another competent Korean car—the Kia Niro EV, reviewed

20Ars Technica / 2h
The Kia Niro EV is another battery electric vehicle that proves the Korean car industry is on top of its game right now. [credit: Jonathan Gitlin ] The Kia Niro EV is a battery electric vehicle I've been eager to drive for a while now. Two years ago, I tried the $26,000 Niro, a 40mpg (5.9L/100km) hybrid that charmed my socks off . Last year, it was the Niro PHEV , a plug-in hybrid that beefed up

Avianca says it will ‘right size’ through bankruptcy, resume flying as coronavirus abates

The Points Guy / 2h
Avianca is optimistic about its future after the coronavirus pandemic. The second-largest carrier in Latin America plans to restructure through bankruptcy and emerge a smaller, leaner and stronger airline carrying passengers well into its second century. Bogotá-based Avianca became the largest airline to restructure under court protection since the outbreak of the coronavirus. The company filed f

The Mandalorian season 2 release date will not be delayed, Disney confirms

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You can still expect to see The Mandalorian season 2 on Disney Plus this October, because Disney's CEO Bob Chapek has apparently told CNBC that the series will not be delayed by the pandemic. That's according to a tweet from CNN's Frank Pallotta, who was tweeting out key points from the interview with Chapek. Here's a link to the interview on CNBC , but here's what Chapek said on the matter. "Tak

How to Clean Your Oven

72Lifehacker / 2h
I don’t generally think to clean my oven unless I need to pass a move-out inspection or bits of burnt food lurking within it start setting off my smoke alarm. But the longer you put it off, the grosser your oven gets, so go ahead and tackle it right now. Read more...

Microsoft and Intel turn malware into images to help spot more threats

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Microsoft and Intel have a novel approach to classifying malware: visualizing it. They’re collaborating on STAMINA (Static Malware-as-Image Network Analysis), a project that turns rogue code into grayscale images so that a deep learning system can study them. The approach converts the binary form of an input file into a simple stream of pixels, and turns that into a picture with dimensions that v

Guy Fieri and Bill Murray are having a nacho cook-off for charity

100+Mashable / 2h
Get ready for the nacho showdown of the century. On May 15, Guy Fieri and Bill Murray will face-off in a nacho showdown judged by Shaq and, sure, that sounds like an insane word salad, but what the hell — it's a pandemic — NACHO SHOWDOWN, LET'S GO! A press release announcing the event — which featured the cheeky dateline of Flavortown, USA — dubbed the event a "Nacho Average Showdown." It will ra

What to binge on the best 30-day free trials

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Many streaming services have extended their free trials as more people cut costs and stay in. The time is ripe to experiment with a streaming service you've cancelled, the one you've never heard of, or one that just came out. Read more... More about Entertainment , Mashable Video , Binge , Binge Watch , and Streaming Services

Spotify Group Session shares the DJ duties

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Spotify is launching a Group Session feature, a party control mode that enables two or more listeners to collaborate on a shared playlist. The new feature is designed to work with people in the same shared space, who might typically have had to pass around a phone or tablet in order to control what’s playing. With Group Session, they’ll be … Continue reading

A New Flaw Means You Can’t Let Your Thunderbolt Laptop Out of Your Sight

Thunderspy Thunderbolt44Gizmodo / 2h
There’s plenty of reasons not to leave your laptop unattended, but a Dutch researcher has found yet another. With just a screwdriver and five minutes alone with your computer, a hacker could potentially take advantage of your Thunderbolt port to read and copy all your data—regardless of whether it’s encrypted, locked,… Read more...

Pixel 4a release date change: Lower price, ideal launch

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Today a leak tipped a changed date for a phone Google’s not yet confirmed actually exists. The Google Pixel 4a, an essentials-only smartphone that’ll likely act as the perfect jumping-off point for the Android 11 Beta launch – that’s what’s coming soon. The original assumed launch date (inside May, 2020), will now more likely be pushed to early June of … Continue reading

Scientists Are Killing Off Virtual Stars to Study Black Holes

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Killing Room To unravel the mysteries of black holes, a team of Australian astrophysicists is simulating virtual stars — and then repeatedly killing them off. One of the strongest types of explosion a star can give off at the end of its life is called a core-collapse supernova — they’re among the brightest objects in the universe and can seed the creation of a new black hole. By simulating these

Get 20% off Marriott gift cards, plus best-ever discount on points and home vacation rentals

The Points Guy / 2h
It’s no secret that hotels have been dramatically affected by the coronavirus pandemic . Marriott just completed its first-quarter earnings call today, and shared that occupancy has been at 20% in North America for the last two weeks at limited-service hotels. Roughly 25% of Marriott hotels worldwide are temporarily closed. So, whether to get travelers excited about the prospect of future travel

ochyming: Florine Stettheimer Asbury Park South, 1920

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ochyming : Florine Stettheimer Asbury Park South , 1920

Here’s when Halo 2: Anniversary launches on PC

SlashGear / 2h
It’s a big week for Halo fans playing on PC. Just a couple of months after it added Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary to Halo: The Master Chief Collection on PC, 343 Industries is bringing Halo 2: Anniversary to the compilation. Halo 2 was announced last week, with a launch date of May 12th. That’s tomorrow for those who don’t have … Continue reading

'13 Reasons Why' announces final season premiere with emotional cast video

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It's the end of the road for the popular and often controversial 13 Reasons Why . Netflix announced the series' fourth and final season premiere date with a video of the cast's last table read, during which there's barely a dry eye in the house. 13 Reasons Why Season 1 tells the story of a group of high school students coping with a classmate's death by suicide. Subsequent seasons have uncovered

Galaxy Note 20 leak says no Ultra: could the high price era be over?

SlashGear / 2h
Today the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 leaks are dropping in hard and fast. Information on the Samsung Galaxy Note 20’s been relatively thin int he past few weeks – but what we’ve got today is a full spread. The most interesting model will be the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (not the plus) due to a growth in size from 6.3-inches … Continue reading

This company is 3D printing plant-based pork

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NOVAMEAT is 3D printing plant-based pork, called "Pork Skewer 2.0," using biomimetic micro-extrusion technology and custom 3D printing machines. Read more... More about Food , Mashable Video , 3d Printing , Pork , and Plant Based Meat

At-home learning could be easier with a 4K TV, and these are on sale

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This past weekend was a big one for (virtual) college graduations. But for high school, middle school, and elementary school students, the end of the school year might still be a month away. Parents who usually rely on daycare or summer camps are rearing up to potentially play teacher all summer. Screen mirroring with a 4K TV might be something to try for at-home learning. Even adults can admit t

Mount Sinai is using Nest Cams to monitor COVID-19 patients – Here’s why

Google Nest Cams MSSlashGear / 2h
Nest Cameras may typically be found observing driveways, front doors, and yards, but Google and Mount Sinai hospital are putting the cameras to work monitoring COVID-19 patients with a specially-designed control console. The project is being trialed at Mount Sinai in New York, to explore whether affordable connected cameras could help cut down in-person patient checks. There are several reasons …

Facebook's small business tools include a new Messenger inbox

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Facebook is planning more features to help business owners stay connected with customers. The company will add a dedicated business inbox to its Messenger app, which will allow page owners to respond to messages sent to their Facebook pages with the Messenger app. The social network announced the change as part of a larger update meant to make it easier for users to show support for local establi

6 simple rules to stay out of credit card debt

The Points Guy / 2h
Many consumers struggle with credit card debt – TPG himself struggled with credit card debt when he was younger. But, it is possible to use credit cards without getting into financial trouble. And, doing so is critical if you’re looking to maximize your travel through points, miles and rewards credit cards . Whether you’re new to credit cards or are simply working to get your finances in order ,

Earn American AAdvantage Bonus Miles For Booking Travel Now

50One Mile at a Time / 2h
Travel brands finally seem to be getting creative when it comes to generating revenue now for travel later. Earlier I wrote about how Marriott is selling discounted gift cards , and now American has a promotion as well, though it’s not quite as lucrative, in my opinion. American offering 500 miles for every flight booking American Airlines is offering 500 bonus AAdvantage miles for every flight y

Clyde raises $14 million Series A to help e-commerce businesses offer extended warranty plans

100+TechCrunch / 2h
Four years ago, Brandon Gell was an architecture student who spent most of his time working on 3D printing modular housing. Now, he’s the founder of Clyde , an extended warranty startup that wants to help small e-commerce businesses offer product protection. Today, the company announced it has raised a $14 million Series A led by Spark Capital with participation from Crosslink, RRE, Rea Sea Ventu

Facebook and Instagram ad new features to help you find and support local businesses

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Facebook is announcing a handful of new features that will allow users to show their support for small businesses and get the latest updates as those businesses deal with the fallout — economic and otherwise — of the COVID-19 pandemic. The social network is introducing a new section called Businesses Nearby , which will allow you to see the latest posts from businesses within a certain geographic

With Business Travel Cratered, Extra Money Faking Expense Reports Dries Up Too

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Not only has business travel ground to a halt, but as a result employee expense reimbursements have too. In normal times expense reimbursements are one of the primary areas of fraud that companies face. Employees fake receipts. They change amounts on receipts. They mis-describe personal purchases as being for business and submit those. They submit the same item more than once. Employees know whic

Diablo 2: Resurrected (remastered) tipped for release

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Goodbye productivity, it was nice knowing you – Diablo II was tipped to be re-released in a remastered edition for later this year. A report this week suggests that the game Diablo 2: Resurrected will be developed by the support studio for Destiny 2. If this is true, Blizzard Entertainment will likely bring some big heat to the game in … Continue reading

This Dyson vacuum is on sale for $300 off at Best Buy, but only for one day

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TL;DR: As of May 11, the powerful Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Total Clean Upright Vacuum is on sale for only $299.99 at Best Buy — a savings of 50%. If you're anything like us, you've had a lot of time lately to obsess over the dirt, dander, and debris that's collected in the nooks and crannies of your home. It makes you wonder: Has it always been this grody, and you're just noticing it now that you'r

Our weird behavior during the pandemic is screwing with AI models

200+MIT Technology Review / 2h
In the week of 12 to 18 April, the top ten search terms on were: toilet paper, face mask, hand sanitizer, paper towels, lysol spray, clorox wipes, mask, lysol, masks for germ protection, and n95 mask. People weren’t just searching, they were buying too —and in bulk. The majority of people looking for masks ended up buying the new Amazon #1 Best Seller, “Face Mask, Pack of 50” . When co

How to watch Euro 96: complete England schedule and online streaming from anywhere

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Football's socially distancing its way home this week, with ITV hosting a complete re-airing of the 1996 European Championships this May. Here's how to watch Euro 96 and stream every classic England match online for free no matter where you in the world today - plus the full ITV Hub Euro 96 match schedule. Whether this is a blessing or a curse will depend on how stoical you're able to remain abou

TNT's Snowpiercer Is Like an Apocalyptic Law & Order Spin-Off Set on a Train

34Gizmodo / 3h
TNT’s adaptation of Snowpiercer chugs along similar narrative tracks as both Bong Joon-ho’s film of the same name and Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette’s graphic novel Le Transperceneige , which inspired both live-action stories. Within moments of the TV series’ premiere episode, though, you can see that it’s a train… Read more...

Intel may not be taking on Nvidia and AMD in the desktop graphics battle in 2020

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Intel’s Xe DG1 graphics card will be a mobile offering in its initial version, according to a fresh leak, and the product we see in 2020 won’t be a typical discrete GPU that you can slot into your desktop PC. This comes from a slide highlighted by Komachi on Twitter (as spotted by TechPowerup ), showing that DG1 will be a discrete GPU (which is what the codename means), but it will come in the fo

Wayfair Memorial Day sale: deals on patio furniture, grills, appliances, and more

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Memorial Day is just around the corner, and Wayfair is celebrating the long holiday weekend with its Big Outdoor Sale that's happening right now. Wayfair's Memorial Day sale includes up 65% off in savings on patio furniture, grills, appliances, garden decor, and so much more. It's a perfect opportunity to spruce up your outdoor space and enjoy the warm weather in your own backyard. Wayfair's top

This AI is learning to spot brain tumors – without infringing privacy

SlashGear / 3h
Intel and Penn Medicine are working on a huge, institution-spanning AI that will help identify brain tumors but without overstepping on strict medical privacy rules. The cross-location AI will use a technique known as “federated learning” as it spans 29 different healthcare and research institutions. Training artificial intelligences with data sets of illnesses, so that they can act as a … Contin

Save $300 on a Google Pixel Slate, plus more tech deals

40Mashable / 3h
It's that time again: Our weekly dose of tech deals just for you. This Monday is way better than last, with new laptops and tablets in stock and discounted at Best Buy. Some of our highlights include $300 off the Google Pixel Slate , $260 of the Microsoft Surface Pro 7 , and $200 off this Asus 4K gaming laptop . There are more, of course — check them out below. Laptops $499 and below Acer Spin —

How the airline industry is coming together to support healthcare workers and how you can help too

The Points Guy / 3h
If you’d like to help go to the GoFundMe page here. The airline industry has come together once again to support our hardworking healthcare workers, with the latest being Project Wingman’s newly opened “First Class Lounges” for healthcare workers at Flushing and Jamaica Hospital in New York City. As the name suggests, there’s an aviation tie to this initiative with the volunteers being grounded/f

Spotify Group Sessions give multiple people control over what you're playing

Spotify Group Sessions75Engadget / 3h
Spotify has started beta testing a nifty new feature called Group Sessions that allows two or more Premium users under the same roof to share playback control with one another. To start using the functionality, navigate to Spotify's play screen, and tap the Connect icon on the bottom left of the interface -- it's the same part of the app you use to stream your music to a smart speaker or another

Ball-Tracking Basketball Hoop Makes it Impossible To Miss a Shot

100+Gizmodo / 3h
After designing a curved basketball backboard that redirects every shot through the hoop, Shane Wighton has engineered a new and improved version that’s even more forgiving by actively tracking a ball’s trajectory and then repositioning the backboard so every shot is nothin’ but net . Read more...

How to Start a Video Call in Slack

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In this age of remote working, many Slack users rely on external services such as Zoom or Google Meet for video chats. But few know that it’s just as easy to start a video call within Slack itself without any extra software or services. Here’s how. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

How to Make Sure Your Ubuntu Servers Are Always Patched

How-To Geek / 3h
Keeping your server up to date is very important. Linux and Linux software is constantly being patched, both to receive security updates as well as bug fixes. Quickly applying patches helps you avoid falling victim to zero-day bugs. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Fintech startups amass war chests for the economic downturn

200+TechCrunch / 3h
Consumer fintech startups were massively successful in 2019, attracting millions of new users and disrupting traditional retail banks and financial services with mobile-first, consumer-oriented products. Despite the economic downturn in public markets and the massive wave of cuts at public and private companies in recent weeks, fintech startups have been raising a ton of money. It feels like they

Intel and Penn Medicine are developing an AI to spot brain tumors

75Engadget / 3h
We’ve seen AI outperform doctors in spotting breast cancer , lung cancer and skin cancer . Now, researchers from Intel and the University of Pennsylvania are turning their attention to brain tumors. Using Intel’s AI hardware and software, Penn Medicine will lead 29 international healthcare and research institutions in creating an AI model trained on the largest brain tumor dataset ever -- and wil

Coronavirus: A4-sized face shields 'too narrow' for PPE

100+BBC News - Technology / 3h
Some PPE being made by communities does not offer enough protection from Covid-19 to frontline workers.

How Does Citi’s 24 Month Application Rule Work?

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Citi is an advertising partner of OMAAT All of the major credit card issuers have different rules when it comes to being approved for their cards. While I would hardly say that Citi has the strictest rules in this regard, their rules do tend to be among the most confusing. Basic Citi credit card application rules Citi doesn’t have a strict limit on how many credit cards you can have with them. Th

To compete with Gmail, Microsoft reveals plans for new Web-based Outlook features

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Enlarge / Microsoft Outlook for the Web. (credit: Microsoft ) Microsoft Outlook for the Web has the unenviable task of competing with a dominant Gmail—and much of Gmail's competitive advantage is thanks to ML-driven features like text prediction. But Microsoft is taking a step to face off directly with one of the features associated with modern Gmail—text prediction and completion. In the past we

Shady Stem Cell Clinics Are Peddling 'Immune-Boosting' Covid-19 Treatments

Gizmodo / 3h
Some stem cell clinics are trying to take advantage of the covid-19 pandemic, according to an expert who has been tracking the industry. Clinics both in and out of the U.S. are marketing stem cells as a preventative, “immune-boosting” treatment against the coronavirus, with little to no evidence to back up their… Read more...

Try These Mini LEGO Challenges From Master Builders

100+Lifehacker / 3h
What’s your LEGO situation these days? In my home, the LEGO have multiplied so much during the pandemic that I had to create additional display shelving in my basement because my son’s LEGO table, dresser, bookshelf and window sills were no longer sufficient for displaying all his favorites. (I’m also planning to put… Read more...

How to find free ebooks while libraries are closed

200+Engadget / 3h
Shelter in place orders throughout the country haven’t just brought the economy to a grinding halt, but frozen civic infrastructure as well. Sure, water still flows from our taps, police and firefighters are still on the job, but your local library likely isn’t considered an essential service. But that doesn’t mean you can’t ride out this plague with a stack of good books by your side, they just

Underneath this bespoke electric bike is a 3D-printed titanium chassis

44Mashable / 3h
Called the 2029 after the French Majestic 1929, this unique electric bike is partially 3D-printed. Its chassis components and front stabilizer arm were printed using light-weight titanium. The 2029 was commissioned by the Haas Moto Museum and Sculpture Gallery. Read more... More about Design , 3d Printing , Electric Bike , Titanium , and Tech

Your new smartwatch or fitness tracker might be powered by your sweat

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When people talk about renewable power, sweat isn't exactly something that springs to mind, but it sounds like that natural bodily process is actually capable of powering fitness trackers and maybe even smartwatches too. Researchers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have created tech that can use sweat to replace traditional batteries in devices (as reported by Institute of Engineering and

All 201 episodes of 'The Office' will be recreated on Slack

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I, as millions of others, watched the American version of The Office when it aired. While it gets so many facets of working life right — annoying co-workers, awkward birthday parties, slow days — one element now ubiquitous in office culture is missing: Slack. As The Office ended the same year as Slack debuted , it makes total sense that it wasn't included in the show. Upon rewatch, though, viewer

Unlimited data SIM only deals: Three's half price plan is a bargain not to be missed

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There are a lot of SIM only deals from a wide range of retailers these days, but throughout all of the competition, Three has managed to stay on top. And of all Three's SIM plans, a classic it's been running for a while is one of its strongest. This SIM only deal lands you completely unlimited data, calls, and texts while only charging you £11 a month for the first six months . After that, you pa

Spotify officially launches a shared-queue feature called Group Session

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Spotify is introducing a new feature, Group Session, that will allow two or more of its Premium users in the same space to share control over the music being played. Essentially a “party mode” of sorts, Group Session participants can control what’s playing in real time as well as contribute to a collaborative playlist for the group. The company notes that the feature can be used among quarantine-

NPR's Ophira Eisenberg paints a 'landscape of her mind' — The Bob Ross Challenge

36Mashable / 3h
Ophira Eisenberg, host of NPR's "Ask Me Another," geeks out painting along with Bob Ross. Read more... More about Mashable Video , Landscape , Npr , Bob Ross , and Stand Up

EyeBuyDirect extended its Mother's Day BOGO sale, and added 15% off

24Mashable / 3h
TL;DR: EyeBuyDirect's Mother's Day sale is still happening (and better) as of May 11. Buy one pair of glasses and get the next for free, plus take an extra 15% off with code BESTMOM. There are plenty of valid reasons as to order two pairs of glasses. Maybe you've finally accepted that it's time to get prescription sunglasses instead of simply not being able to see when it's sunny. Maybe it's the

Microsoft Now Blocks Reply-All Email Storms In Office 365 and Exchange Online

34How-To Geek / 3h
Reply-all storms can disrupt a workday or throttle a businesses’ email system. They’re also exceptionally annoying, which is why Microsoft is introducing a Reply-All Storm Protection feature to its Office 365 and Exchange Online email services. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

A Thunderbolt Flaw Grants Hackers Access to Your Data

26How-To Geek / 3h
Recently a researcher posted a proof of concept that showed him accessing the contents of a locked laptop in just a few minutes. The crux of the flaw comes from Thunderbolt. But while he did gain access to the laptop, he needed physical access, a screwdriver, and off-the-shelf parts. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Monday's Best Deals: Ella Paradis Vibrator Giveaway, Game Pass BOGO, Eufy RoboVacs, 20% Off Ulta Products, and More

40Lifehacker / 3h
A Kyoko 8" chef knife , a Game Pass BOGO deal , Leaf & Clay subscription , an Eufy robovac sale , a sleep sound machine , an Ella Paradis giveaway , Airpods 2 , and more headline Monday’s best deals. Read more...

There’s bad news if you’re waiting on Elder Scrolls VI details

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Back at E3 2018, Bethesda officially revealed The Elder Scrolls VI with a brief teaser trailer that told us nothing. Since then, we haven’t heard anything from Bethesda about The Elder Scrolls VI, leading many of us to wonder if the first actual details about the game are coming up. Unfortunately, it looks like we’re going to have to keep … Continue reading

Netflix announces 'Made in Africa' collection

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Netflix has curated a list of African series, films and documentaries to celebrate Africa Month and demonstrate the company's commitment to the continent and its creative community. Available globally, the list includes over 100 titles with older films and Netflix originals like South Africa's series Queen Sono and the upcoming Blood & Water. In addition, films either predominantly or completely

These Open-Box AirPods 2 Are Practically New, And They're Only $125 at Woot

Gizmodo / 4h
AirPods 2 w/ Charging Case (Open-Box, Like New) | $125 | Woot Read more...

MemSQL raises $50M in debt facility for its real-time database platform

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As a number of startups get back into fundraising in earnest, one that is on a growth tear has closed a substantial debt round to hold on to more equity in the company as it inches to being cash-flow positive. MemSQL — the relational, real-time database used by organisations to query and analyse large pools of fast-moving data across cloud, hybrid and on-premise environments (customers include ma

Amazon’s *Upload* Will Get a Second Season

100+Wired / 4h
Meanwhile, M. Night Shyamalan is working on a new mystery movie.

Russian Rocket Disintegrates in Space, Leaving Orbital Debris

500+Futurism / 4h
Space Disintegration Russia’s space agency Roscosmos announced on Sunday that the tanks of a rocket that launched a scientific satellite back in 2011 have disintegrated in Earth’s orbit above the Indian Ocean. The 18th Space Control Squadron of the US Air Force said on Saturday that it is now tracking 65 separate pieces associated with the rocket’s upper stage. “No indication caused by collision,

Kingsoft Cloud IPO Defies Expectation as Vroom angles for debut

100+TechCrunch / 4h
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Last Friday something very odd happened: the public debut of Kingsoft Cloud , a company that we’ve covered before . I’m nigh-incredulous about this IPO for the host of issues that we discussed when the company first filed. Since then, IPOs have only gotten only stranger. Kingsoft

Get a free gaming mouse when you buy this Razer keyboard

28Mashable / 4h
TL;DR: As of May 11, the Razer Huntsman Tournament Edition keyboard comes bundled with a Razer Viper gaming mouse, free of charge — that's about $80 in savings. Some of us that are lucky enough to have free time during social distancing have taken on new projects to keep ourselves occupied — knitting, large jigsaw puzzles, and other activities that can take up a large chunk of your attention. Her

For under $90, you can turn your home into a coffee shop with a Keurig

28Mashable / 4h
TL;DR: Stay safe and get your coffee fix straight from home with a Keurig K-Classic K50 single serve coffee maker for $89.99 as of May 11, a $30 savings. The Boston Globe recently asked the public just how long they'll wait on a Starbucks drive-through line. With social distancing still being enforced, lines have not only been out the door but around the corner and down the block. You've most lik

Apple AirPods Studio headphones’ controversial price and name leak

Apple Headphones AirPodsSlashGear / 4h
Apple’s new over-the-ear headphones could end up taking on its own flagship Beats product directly, with the much-rumored accessories starting up a battle of the brands in 2020. Expected to feature active noise cancellation, the new headphones could be branded the AirPods Studio according to the latest leaks. Chatter around the headphones back in April tipped an unusual design for … Continue read

What's Included in Lyft's New COVID-19 Rules

39Lifehacker / 4h
Following news that Uber is going to require passengers and riders to wear masks , Lyft has also changed its ride policy to require passengers and riders alike to wear face coverings. Lyft has taken its policy a step further, however, with a few additional requirements. Read more...

COVID-19 is reminding everyone that PCs aren't going anywhere

300+Engadget / 4h
There’s nothing like a crisis to focus us on what’s important, and right now, PCs are pretty important. Office work, education, medicine and our social lives have all been forced to adapt to the changes brought about by COVID-19. And much of that has seen us fall back to the PC to earn a living, learn and connect with our friends. PCs may not be the new thing, and they may not be sexy, but right

How to Chat With Xbox Friends on Windows 10

20How-To Geek / 4h
Connecting with your friends across different platforms is getting easier every day. By using the Xbox Game Bar app in Windows 10, you can chat by text or voice during play sessions through the in-game overlay. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Initial Impressions: We’re off to a Good Start

How-To Geek / 4h
Back at CES 2020, five months and a thousand years ago, I got my first look at the Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Chromebook. I was instantly into the device and named it my favorite thing from CES. I’ve been waiting for months to get it in my hands, and now I finally have one for review. I’ve only had it for a few days—not nearly long enough for the full review it deserves—but I wanted to share some initia

The Best Alternatives to Github

20How-To Geek / 4h
GitHub fills a great role of being the go-to place to host open-source projects. Nothing’s challenging that—everyone has a GitHub account—but if you’d like to get real work done with a team of people, better tools exist for the job. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Best Buy Will Throw In a Freebie Gaming Mouse When You Buy a Razer Keyboard

How-To Geek / 4h
If you’re looking for a quick upgrade to your gaming PC setup, you’ve probably been scoping out mice and keyboards. Right now Best Buy is offering both of them from gamer favorite brand Razer, at an $80 discount. Buy the Huntsman TE mechanical keyboard, and you’ll get the Viper wired mouse for free. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Thunderbolt bugs can expose your PC if you leave it alone with a hacker

Thunderspy Thunderbolt32Mashable / 4h
Thunderbolt ports may put your PC in jeopardy, but only if you leave it alone with a capable and well-prepared hacker. That's according to security researcher Björn Ruytenberg from the Eindhoven University of Technology, who outlined seven vulnerabilities in Thunderbolt, collectively called Thunderspy, in a recent paper (via Wired ). The vulnerabilities are serious — a hacker who knows what they

How to Keep an Indoor Plant Alive

100+Lifehacker / 4h
Keeping an indoor plant alive means providing it with what it needs on a long-term basis. Keeping an indoor plant alive means no forgetting about its existence for months at a time. Keeping an indoor plant alive is a sign that you’ve managed to cross the threshold into competent adulthood. Read more...

agelessphotography: Christmas, Michigan from the American Motel...

Music, Arts & Literature / 4h
agelessphotography : Christmas, Michigan from the American Motel Signs series, Steve Fitch, May 1989

20% Discount On Marriott Gift Cards and 60% Bonus Buying Points (Lowest Price Ever)

34View from the Wing / 4h
First is an offer of gift cards at a discount. Gift cards usually sell to merchants for less than face value, and you can often buy them at a discount on the secondary market, but when you can buy them directly from a brand you have less to worry about in terms of fraud or technical glitches. Second Marriott is offering points with the biggest bonus we've seen - you are prepaying for stays, effec

Get a free month of Alo Moves or save $100 on an annual membership

24Mashable / 4h
TL;DR: New members can save $100 on an Alo Moves annual subscription . Or get a free month of the workout service when you purchase anything from Alo Yoga's site, as of May 11. By this point, you've probably gone through all of the videos Yoga with Adriene has to offer on YouTube and you're looking for a new batch of yoga classes to practice along with. We get that you probably don't want to dish

Mnuchin: California should prioritize helping Musk reopen Tesla

Musk Tesla California200+TechCrunch / 4h
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin sided with Tesla in its ongoing fight with Alameda County. Speaking to CNBC, Mnuchin said that California needs to work with Tesla so Musk can quickly and safely open Tesla’s Fremont factory. This comes after Musk sued the county it operates in to allow Tesla to restart manufacturing operations. In the filing, Tesla seeks to invalidate Alameda County’s closur

Which supermarkets have food delivery slots available this week?

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Even though the government is slowly easing lockdown restrictions, it's still proving difficult to find an available food delivery slot at your favourite supermarket. The situation has improved slightly over recent weeks, with Sainsbury's in particular showing a greater range of home delivery slots in May. That can all change throughout the day, though, so our best advice is to keep checking back

Amazon launches ‘Covid-19 Supplies Store’ for essential organisations

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To cater to the growing demand and provide easy access for businesses to buy COVID related supplies, Amazon Business today introduced the ‘Covid-19 Supplies Store’. Frontline organizations such as healthcare and government can purchase ‘Covid-19 related essentials in bulk from the store to effectively fight the virus. The Covid-19 Supplies Store’ has been specifically curated to provide instant a

Lenovo's Chromebook Duet 2-in-1 tablet is available now for $280

Lenovo Chromebook Duet100+Engadget / 4h
It took several months, but Lenovo’s surprisingly affordable take on a Chrome OS convertible is now available. The company has released the 10.1-inch Chromebook Duet (thankfully, it ditched the awkward IdeaPad Duet Chromebook name) through its online store and Best Buy for $280, with Walmart soon to come. And yes, that price still includes the detachable keyboard — Lenovo isn’t masking the true c

The Real Bailout is Happening on GoFundMe

100+Gizmodo / 4h
Susan Arnold, a 58-year-old Uber driver in Chicago, first became acquainted with GoFundMe last year, when she helped a friend get the word out about his campaign. As with many posts on the crowdfunding website, he was appealing for donations to help with a medical issue exacerbated by external forces: The friend lived… Read more...

The tech industry's winners and losers in lockdown

100+BBC News - Technology / 4h
Unprecedented times are bad news for many - but not all. Some major technology companies are thriving.

Outlook is getting Gmail-style text predictions and email scheduling

SlashGear / 4h
Microsoft 365 is getting new text predictions, echoing Gmail’s Smart Compose by adding easier ways to compose replies in Outlook. The new feature will suggest words and phrases as users write messages in and Outlook on the web, based on predictions as to what they’re likely to want to say. Much as we’ve seen with text predictions in other … Continue reading

Mount Sinai deploys Google Nest cameras for COVID-19 patient monitoring and communication

Google Nest Cams MS100+TechCrunch / 5h
The ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a lot of activity around remote care, but a new project by Mount Sinai hospital, working in collaboration with Google’s Nest, shows how even on-premise care can be made safer using remote technologies. Clinicians at Mount Sinai have begun using Google Nest cameras in patient rooms to provide video-based patient symptom and vital-sign tracking, as w

Equity Monday: Kingsoft Cloud, Shiprocket and who wants to make a contrarian investment?

100+TechCrunch / 5h
Good morning friends, and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday , a short-form audio hit to kickstart your week. Another weekend at home, another week’s starting from the same spot. How are you holding up? Do you miss your commute yet? Just want to get some breakfast from a kitchen other than your own? I feel you. But it is Monday all the same and that means it’s time for Equity, so let’s ge

Huge iPhone 12 Max leak just told us the name of all four phones and so much more

iPhone 12 Pro 120Hz93TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
The leaks for the new iPhone are heating up, and details about the iPhone 12 have been coming thick and fast, but the latest leak is perhaps the most comprehensive look at what to expect from the phone so far. Jon Prosser at YouTube channel Front Page Tech brings us this new information from leaked sources. Prosser has been right about leaks concerning the iPhone SE and MacBook Pro 13 in recent m

Get 54 Square Enix PC games for under $40 in this amazing Steam charity bundle

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Square Enix is hosting a charity bundle of games on Steam , comprising 54 titles from its Eidos back catalogue for just $39.24/£28.38. They include the entire Tomb Raider series, minus 2018's Shadow of the Tomb Raider, the whole Deus Ex series and the acclaimed Life is Strange. These games arrive in complete editions, with their DLC included. The deal represents a 95% discount on the usual price

2024 Volvo XC100 luxury SUV tipped to make all-electric gamble

SlashGear / 5h
Volvo is planning a luxury flagship SUV with coupe styling and an all-electric drivetrain, it’s reported, taking on prestige rivals like the Audi Q8 and BMW X6. The new SUV is expected to launch as the 2024 Volvo XC100, slotting in above the XC90 three-row SUV and taking advantage of the Swedish automaker’s focus on electrification. The rise in demand … Continue reading

AMD, Intel and Nvidia rumored to be giving Computex 2020 a miss – the first hints that the show is in trouble?

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Computex may be without some major players this year, including AMD and Intel , as well as Nvidia. As you may recall, Computex should have happened in June, but following the outbreak of coronavirus, the Taipei show was postponed until September . However, the rescheduled event (now due to take place from September 28 to 30) may find some major tech firms aren’t in attendance, according to a repo

How to Stream Seinfeld Without Cable

How-To Geek / 5h
Seinfeld is a popular comedy from the ’90s that caught the heart of many. You can stream this show from multiple services, and if you’re a die-hard fan, you can even purchase them to add to your library. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Square Enix's 54-game charity bundle includes Eidos and Ion Storm classics

200+Engadget / 5h
Need an incentive to stay at home during the pandemic? How about a months-long game backlog that includes some classics? Square Enix is happy to oblige. The publisher has released a Square Enix Eidos Anthology on Steam that bundles 54 Eidos games for $39, with all of the profits going to North American and European charities like food banks. It does’t include absolutely everything under the Eidos

Marriott Selling Gift Cards For 20% Off

62One Mile at a Time / 5h
I’ve written before about how I think many travel brands could be doing a better job creatively generating revenue . With so many companies having liquidity issues, I didn’t understand why we weren’t seeing more promotions from travel brands incentivizing people to pay now for travel later. Well, Marriott has just announced some great promotions that many will find valuable. Marriott selling gift

Hunter Walk: Damn the TAM and other seed startup thoughts

100+TechCrunch / 5h
Hunter Walk thinks your TAM slide is stupid. That’s one viewpoint that the seed-stage investor shared with TechCrunch that made us laugh during our recent conversation . Walk joined us for an Extra Crunch Live chat late last week that was a mix of advice and insight about what the seed-stage Homebrew partner looks for in founders and companies to invest in. In the case of founders, “attitude matt

‘People are in the fights of their lives’ with alcohol use disorders, and Monument wants to help

100+TechCrunch / 5h
More than 14.4 million adults over the age of 18 in the United States exhibited some kind of alcohol use disorder, and only about 7.9% of those people received treatment. Alcohol-related deaths number roughly 88,000 people in the U.S. — making it the third leading preventable cause of death in the country. And alcohol-related illnesses cost the U.S. $249 billion. For Monument founder Mike Russell

UK mobile users want refunds for unused data in lockdown

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Lockdown measures in the UK have caused a reduction in mobile data consumption that has left customers with a combined 165 million GB in unused allowances, according to research from uSwitch. The coronavirus pandemic has elevated the importance of mobile and broadband services in society, with people relying on connectivity for work, communications and entertainment. However restrictions on movem

Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean Could Be Eyeing a New Heroine

80Gizmodo / 5h
Michael Douglas wants you to be ready for Ant-Man news. Easing lockdown restrictions in New Zealand could lead to work restarting on Avatar and Lord of the Rings . Plus, get another vampy look at Mark Hamill’s arrival on What We Do in the Shadows , and what’s to come on the season finales of both Batwoman and Supergirl .… Read more...

neshamama:costume designs for ballet Orphée of the Quat-z-arts...

Music, Arts & Literature / 5h
neshamama : costume designs for ballet Orphée of the Quat-z-arts by Florine Stettheimer, 1912

Scientists build the fastest soft robots ever based on the cheetah

SlashGear / 5h
Scientists have created what they call the fastest soft robots ever, inspired by the biomechanics of cheetahs. The soft robot is capable of moving more quickly on solid surfaces or in the water than previous generations. The new soft robots are also capable of grabbing objects delicately or with sufficient strength to lift heavy objects. The scientists say that the … Continue reading

How Albert Einstein's Son Tamed the Mississippi River

100+Wired / 5h
Multiple structures now keep the river from roaring into the Atchafalaya—but they may be inadequate against climate change.

Cash-back bliss: A review of the PayPal Cashback Mastercard

The Points Guy / 5h
PayPal Cashback Mastercard® Overview For a cash-back card, it doesn’t get much better than the PayPal Cashback Mastercard. If you’re looking for a rewarding card that offers simple cash back — and don’t mind using the PayPal platform — this card makes a whole a lot of sense. Very few competitors can match the impressive 2% cash-back earning rate that this PayPard card awards. Card Rating*: *Card

Google and Mount Sinai use Nest Cams to remotely monitor COVID-19 patients

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In-person checks on COVID-19 patients are inherently risky, and that means using up valuable protective equipment (not to mention time) that might be necessary for urgent situations. Google and New York City’s Mount Sinai Hospital have developed a safer approach. They’re rolling out a new system that uses two Nest Cams per room for monitoring — one to check on and interact with patients, and one

Origin's new 17-inch laptops pack RTX Super graphics in five-pound frames

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If you absolutely must own the thinnest and lightest but most powerful laptop possible, Origin PC might be able to help. The custom PC builder is refreshing its EVO17-S and NT-17 laptops today to equip them with the latest Intel 10th-generation H-series processors and NVIDIA RTX Super GPUs . At the top end, you can configure the EVO17-S and NT-17 with a Core i7-10875H CPU (No Ryzen 4000 option he

The Best Way to Update Windows 10 and All of Your Apps

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Windows: Updating your computer, and the apps on it, is one of the most basic bits of maintenance everyone should know how to do. And while your operating system should make this easy for you by running most updates on your behalf, there’s no reason to let it have all the fun. Control your own destiny: Install your… Read more...

Docket, a platform for organizing meeting agendas and notes, wins Zoom’s Marketplace App competition

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In an episode of Extra Crunch Live last week, Roelof Botha expressed excitement not only about the shift to teleconference platforms like Zoom, but the apps and bots that may spring up on top of the Zoom ecosystem. Interestingly, Zoom just announced the results of its Marketplace App competition, with Docket taking first place. Docket was founded in January of 2019 with a mission to bring common

What Is Apple’s iCloud and What Does It Back Up?

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iCloud is Apple’s umbrella term for every cloud-syncing feature. Basically, anything that is backed up or synced with Apple’s servers is considered a part of iCloud. Wondering what exactly that is? Let’s break it down. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Former Garuda Indonesia CEO Jailed & Fined

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Ah, Garuda Indonesia. Talk about an airline with great employees but awful leadership. One of Garuda Indonesia’s longest serving CEOs has just been sentenced to eight years in jail . Former Garuda Indonesia CEO jailed Emirsyah Satar, who served as Garuda Indonesia’s CEO from 2005 until 2014, was sentenced to eight years in jail and fined ~1.2 million USD last Friday by Indonesia’s Corruption Erad

New Thunderbolt hack exposes your files: How to check if you’re safe

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A new Thunderbolt vulnerability could allow hackers to bypass a laptop’s security and access its files – regardless of your password – in a matter of minutes, researchers have announced. Dubbed Thunderspy, the exploit can be used on computers with encrypted drives, though it requires physical access to the notebook and Intel says that recent OSes, including Windows, macOS, and … Continue reading

Best electric razors and beard trimmers 2020

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If you want to maintain your facial hair or prefer a stylish stubble look, you'll need the right beard trimmer for the job. The same goes if you're after a close shave – if you use the wrong electric razor to cut your hair or shave your head, you'll risk nasty nicks, painful cuts and irritating razor burn. With our grooming guide, we'll help you pick the best electric razor for your needs. And ev

Porsche Track Precision App can be displayed on the car’s infotainment screen

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Porsche has announced that it has extended the functionality of the Porsche Track Precision App. The update allows the app to be displayed on the car’s infotainment screen via Apple CarPlay. While displayed on the screen, the app can be operated via the Porsche Communication Management System. Before the update, the app was only available on smartphones. The update to … Continue reading

Buy these cheap Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus deals and score a free smartwatch

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Samsung's latest trio of devices have been a surprising goldmine for discounts, free gifts, and promotions, and the latest Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus deals are some of our favourites. Buy a S20 Plus or S20 Ultra and land yourself a smartwatch...completely free. And this isn't just direct from Samsung. A wide range of retailers - both SIM-free and on contract - are getting involved. You can get Samsu

How to Enable and Disable Full-Screen Mode in Microsoft Edge

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Microsoft Edge lets you browse in full-screen mode, hiding the toolbar, tabs, and other interface elements to give you full-screen web pages. Here’s how to enable and disable full-screen mode in Microsoft’s Edge browser. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Picture This: Learn Digital Photography with These Courses

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From learning how a digital camera works and understanding how to compose a shot, to editing photos and making money from them, these online photography courses are a perfect way for enthusiasts and career photographers to go from beginner to pro. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Why the new Airbus A220 is popular with airlines during the coronavirus pandemic

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There are winners and losers of every crisis in the aviation industry. The coronavirus pandemic has already forced some airlines, like Virgin Australia, into restructuring. It’s also grounded many large aircraft like the Airbus A380 , but an emerging winner may be a Canadian jet that recently got a new lease on life and is now proving its worth. That jet is the Airbus A220, formerly the Bombardie

Jio Platforms blazes a scorching trail in investments

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The climate for global business may be the worst it has been ever. But that has not deterred Reliance Industries-owned Jio Platforms even a whit, as it keeps blazing new trails in raising investments. There were three scorching deals in the three preceding weeks with the social media giant Facebook ($5.7 billion), and investment firms Silver Lake Partners ($750 million) and Vista Equity Partners

Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G aims to game-boost midrange 5G phones

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Qualcomm has launched a new midrange gaming-focused smartphone chipset, with the Snapdragon 768G promising 5G along with a speed boost and features cherry-picked from the flagship Snapdragon 865. It’s the latest in the Snapdragon series to bear the “G” suffix, which Qualcomm has used to denote its gamer-friendly chips for players on a tighter budget. That follows the Snapdragon 765G, … Continue r

Tiny microelectronic robot is powered by jets of bubbles

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Researchers have created tiny microbots that they claim to be the world’s smallest microelectronic robot. The minuscule robots are powered by shooting out dual jets of bubbles behind them, a propulsion system first conceived about a decade ago. The tiny robots were developed by an international team led by Professor Oliver G. Schmidt from the Chemnitz University of Technology in … Continue readin

Newton Mail has been saved (again) by two dedicated fans

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It’s been a bumpy road for email subscription service Newton. After being shuttered in September 2018, its developer CloudMagic was acquired by Essential the following December, hinting at a possible resurrection which did indeed come to pass in February 2019. Fast forward a year, though, and Essential itself announced it was shutting down , taking Newton Mail with it. And now it’s back again. Ne

View of a floral display at flower show in Holland, Michigan....

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View of a floral display at flower show in Holland, Michigan. Gazing globe in foreground. Printed on front: “Horn of plenty, tulip time, Holland, Mich.” Printed on back: “It’s tulip time in Holland every year in May. Henry R. Brink’s Book Store, Holland, Mich. C.T. Art Colortone. Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. Made only by Curt Teich & Co., Inc., Chicago.” Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detro

Google declares day off on May 22 for global employees

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Accepting that the challenges posed by Covid-19 induced worldwide lockdown has been tough on his workforce which could result in many getting burnt out, Alphabet’s Google CEO Sundar Pichai asked all employees to take a day off on May 22. Pichai conveyed his strategy via an internal email and indicated that many of the company’s offices would slowly begin functioning by June with only 10% to 15% o

Want to remove information about yourself online? You're not alone

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A growing number of internet users have attempted to remove information about themselves online, but in many cases have failed to protect their privacy, new figures have shown. Four in five people (82 percent) surveyed in a major study by Kaspersky said they had tried to remove private information which had been publicly available, either from websites or social media channels, recently. However

What's New on Netflix the Week of May 11, 2020

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The Unbreakabale Kimmy Schmidt returns to Netflix today in a new interactive special, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend . Read more...

The Best Security Cameras for Indoors (2020): Wyze, Kami, Nest

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We tested and rounded up the best security cameras. All offer helpful notifications and decent video quality, but be mindful to take precautions against unwanted hackers.

Wildfires Already Threaten the West. Then Came Covid-19

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What if you need to mobilize first responders while keeping them socially distanced—and also potentially evacuate whole communities to safety?

The Case for Reopening Schools

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Lots of other countries have decided that it's time to take this step. Why is the US holding back?

Will Masks Be The Next Thing People Get In Onboard Fights Over, With Flights Diverting?

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Right now people are fighting on board over lack of social distancing, although sometimes they're just freaking out on social media about it. People are getting pretty political over mask wearing and nearly every U.S. airline will begin requiring them. If folks want to boycott Costco, imagine once they are on board trapped inside a metal tube...? Continue reading ...

MileagePlus Triples Price Of Some Merchandise Rewards That Were Terrible Value To Begin With

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Redeeming airline miles or hotel points for retail products is almost never going to be a good deal. The loyalty program has to actually buy the item, perhaps they're getting a modest deal compared to street prices but there's usually a third party managing the process for them too that takes a cut. There's not going to be any leverage redeeming miles this way. Continue reading ...

Which Historical Figure Was the Mark Zuckerberg of Their Time?

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Purely on the level of physical appearance, Mark Zuckerberg is unprecedented; I doubt he’s ever once heard the phrase “you know who you look like?” unless the follow-up was “an unfinished police sketch left out in the rain.” But if we’re talking about Zuckerberg the man—or, more precisely, the nihilistically… Read more...

AUKEY's 36W USB-C Power Delivery Car Charger is Only $12 Today

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AUKEY 36W USB-C PD Car Charger | $12 | Amazon | Use code 5P3SOFIG Read more...

What Are In-Ear Monitors, and Who Should Use Them?

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In-ear monitors (IEMs) have gained widespread popularity among audiophiles recently due to their pristine audio quality. Let’s check out what makes them different from other listening devices. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The most exclusive domestic flight: A review of American Airlines’ Flagship First from Los Angeles to New York

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During the COVID-19 crisis, our team has temporarily ceased taking review trips. Instead, we have been publishing a selection of our most popular reviews from the past year. However, we have also resumed the publication of new, previously unpublished flight , hotel and lounge reviews, from trips taken before the lockdown. We hope this will help you choose once we’re all ready to start booking tri

Redmi K30 Racing Edition is another budget 5G powerhouse from Xiaomi

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The Redmi K30 Racing Edition just got unveiled in China as Xiaomi’s latest premium mid-ranger. It also marks the commercial debut of the Snapdragon 768G mobile platform, and is priced rather reasonably. The Redmi K30 series now consists of four devices, with the others being the vanilla K30 , K30 Pro , and the K30 Zoom Edition. Last year the company had announced Redmi K20 and K20 Pro , both of w

Microsoft Outlook is getting text predictions, 2 years after Gmail

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Microsoft's Outlook is getting a new feature that will suggest words and phrases while the message is being composed, allowing users to easily autocomplete emails. The feature, outlined in an Outlook support document (via The Verge ), will work on both and Outlook on the web. As you compose an email, Outlook will sometimes suggest some text which you can accept by pressing the Tab key

The Station: Uber has a taste for Lime, Tesla drama, Moovit gets acquired

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The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox . Hi and welcome back to The Station, I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. If you’re interested in all the future and present ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B, you’re in the right

French engineer designs social distancing kit for airplanes

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3D printing with expandable foam resin

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Save $400 on a MacBook Pro deal in this B&H flash sale - available today only

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B&H has just launched a fantastic MacBook deal on this 2019 MacBook Pro for just $1,399 (was $1,799) in a sudden flash sale. As of writing, you've got another 17 hours to grab this MacBook deal, so act quickly. Featuring a beautiful 13-inch 2560 x 1600 IPS Retina display, 2.4GHz Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD, this MacBook deal has a lot on offer. It's a good choice if you're

The Morning After: 'Animal Crossing' meets fashion

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Animal Crossing on the Switch is a lot of things to a lot of people. Now, it’s apparently a catwalk. It seems Nintendo’s game is crushing it in this time of lockdown and having nowhere to go. Now, fashion houses are noticing . Designers like Marc Jacobs, Sandy Liang and Valentino have been showcasing their latest styles in Nintendo’s village-building game and sharing download codes for those who

Qatar Airways Allegedly Firing Senior Cabin Crew

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Several days ago I wrote about how Qatar Airways is in the process of laying off a significant percentage of cabin crew , as the carrier has a bleak outlook on the future. Not much information has been made public about what these layoffs will look like, as you might expect from a government owned airline without unions. However, the information I am hearing — which I have in good authority — is

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E is ready for winter

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American carmaker Ford is just about ready to deliver the first production units of its highly-anticipated Mustang Mach-E EV. According to Ford, customers in the U.S. and Europe can expect first deliveries to arrive by October 2020. And since the northeastern part of the United States is bracing for unexpected snowstorms due to the polar vortex, Ford is highlighting the … Continue reading

ShinyHunters leak millions of user details

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A hacking group known as ShinyHunters has put up a huge cache of stolen user details online. According to reports, the hackers were able to steal the data of over 73 million users from various websites, which is now up for sale for approximately $18,000 on the underground marketplaces. Among the sites that have fallen victim to the attack are the likes of Zoosk, Chatbooks, Star Tribune newspaper,

The UK finally welcomes e-scooters

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The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has prompted governments around the world to reassess their ideas of “business as usual.” In the UK, for example, transport secretary Grant Shapps has recently unveiled a £2 billion package to support “active travel” as the country eventually emerges from the crisis. Part of this deal will see e-scooters officially welcomed into the country, with trials originally

Ghost of Tsushima pre-orders live now: collector's edition selling out fast

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Ghost of Tsushima pre-orders are open now, so you can pre-order the PS4 exclusive ahead of its release on July 17. Ghost of Tsushima is an open-world action-adventure stealth game set in feudal Japan from the studio behind the Infamous series, Sucker Punch Productions. In Ghost of Tsushima, players take on the role of Jin, one of the last samurai on the island of Tsushima, who aims to fight back

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 768G 5G mobile platform

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For 2020, Qualcomm brought 5G capabilities to all of its high-end chipsets. It is now adding the Snapdragon 768G to the fray as the most powerful non-flagship chipset. Built on a 7nm process, it is also one of the most efficient mobile platforms around. Currently, 5G as a feature is limited to the Snapdragon 865 and the Snapdragon 765 series. The Snapdragon 768G, as the name suggests, is a beefed

6 new TV shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu this week

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Plenty of great-looking shows are new to stream this week. Across Netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming services , you've got a brand-new interactive episode of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, a crime docuseries about a Mexican drugs killing and a new show from the creator of Netflix's Money Heist. Below, we've picked out the best new shows to stream this week, and we'll explain why you might

New image of Jupiter created using “lucky imaging”

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Infrared Cameras Can Spot a Fever, but May Not Slow Covid-19

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Workplaces are deploying technology to screen employees who may be sick. But past experience suggests the sensors won't find many infectious people.

Today's Cartoon: Meeting Backdrop

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A Zoom with a (limited) view.

The Search for a Covid-19 Research Animal Model

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In a lab test, two monkeys died from the novel coronavirus. A species that reacts to the virus as humans do may help us find new treatments, but it's a weighty task.

School's Out—but on 'Minecraft,' Graduation Day Goes On

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Graduation ceremonies have been waylaid by pandemic. So some gaming-savvy seniors are taking their send-off to the servers.

The Pandemic Strands Some Ship Crews at Sea, Others On Shore

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Travel restrictions are blocking some marine workers from reaching their assigned ships. That's forcing others on extended tours.

Disputing a charge with the credit card issuer when the airline refused to refund

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Today I want to share a story from TPG reader Anirudh , whose credit card issuer was able to help him get a flight refund when the airline wouldn’t cooperate: “In October 2019, I booked travel to Santiago, Chile (SCL) on Aerolíneas Argentinas for a global summit that was to take place in the first week of December. Due to increasingly violent protests in Santiago, the Chilean government declared

Westworld season 4: release date, cast, and everything else we know

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It may be one of the most confusing shows to follow, but Westworld season 4 was confirmed a couple of weeks before the Westworld season 3 finale , indicating the HBO sci-fi drama is still enormously popular. The futuristic thriller from showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy reinvented itself last time around, and it seems to have retained enough of an audience to keep going. "From the western t

Spot robot dog used to implement social distancing in Singapore parks

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While there are many that heed warnings to keep their distance or even stay indoors unless absolutely necessary, there are definitely those that may not be so diligent, especially if there’s no one around to catch them. Given the lack of manpower to enforce social distancing regulations, Singapore is turning to robotics to keep an eye out and remind people … Continue reading

MacBook Air 2020 screen is reportedly a lot brighter running Windows

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Apple’s MacBook Air for 2020 has a much brighter screen when running Windows 10 , according to a new report. was conducting benchmarks during its MacBook Air review, part of which involves using Windows for some tests, and during the process of measuring brightness for a battery benchmark, the testers discovered the screen was much brighter with Microsoft’s operating system. Mac

UK 5G is significantly faster than Wi-Fi

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5G speeds in the UK are nearly four times faster than the average Wi-Fi connection, highlighting the potential of next-generation networks to transform connectivity. According to testing conducted by OpenSignal, which records ‘real life’ readings from user smartphones, the average UK 5G download speed is 138.1Mbps. This compares favourably with the 34.1Mbps recorded on Wi-Fi and the 24.9Mbps on 4

New Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses Offer Up To 6,060 Bonus Miles

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Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points in addition to the ones you’d earn for credit card spending. The number of bonus points you earn per dollar spent varies greatly by retailer , though in addition to those variable bonuses, there are often promotions that are

Here's why you should never leave anyone alone with your laptop

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A flaw in the common Intel Thunderbolt port could allow hackers to break into affected devices in a matter of minutes, researchers have claimed. The vulnerability is found in millions of Windows and Linux PCs manufactured before 2019 and can be used by an attacker with physical access to the device to circumvent both password protection and hard disk encryption. Uncovered by security researcher B

Here's Everything Coming to Netflix This Week

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It may not be the beginning of the month, but Netflix still has some major drops happening. From a cult-classic animated series, to an interactive special of a beloved original series, the streaming service has more than enough to keep you in television for the next week. Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

These “Gamer” PC Products Are Great for Office Work

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Brands often slap a “gaming” label on products to charge extra for their supposed performance benefits. Skepticism aside, some gamer-focused products can deliver a genuinely superior experience that’s worth paying for. Gamers aren’t the only people who can benefit, either. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Make the Most of Your iPhone SE with These Essential Accessories

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Your new iPhone SE is a powerful device that should last for up to 5 years. So, why would you leave it unprotected or settle for the slow charger that Apple includes in the box? Instead, you should make the most of your new phone and push it to its full potential. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How AI can help educators leap ahead

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Remote learning is suddenly front and center as schools, parents and students transition from the classroom to online learning platforms . Everyone is going to be forced to get better at using e-learning tools, but is that enough by itself? Artificial intelligence (AI) can help with the challenges teachers are facing while trying to teach remotely – as well as when they get back into the classroo

2020 Lexus UX 300e has an air-cooled battery pack

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The 2020 Lexus UX 300e is the brand’s first-ever all-electric vehicle. But unlike modern EVs from Tesla, Jaguar, or BMW, the UX 300e is fitted with an air-cooled battery pack. Mind you, air-cooled battery packs were deployed in early models of the Nissan Leaf, but Lexus is taking it further by giving the battery pack a standard 10-year/million-kilometer warranty. Based … Continue reading

John Oliver is launching a glorious stamp collection for a very good cause

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If you're fed up with boring, regular postage stamps and you're an avid Last Week Tonight fan, Sunday's episode came with some splendid news — the show has launched its very own stamp collection, featuring the likes of Chiijohn and such fitting slogans as, "And now...a stamp." The reason? It all ties in with the theme of Sunday's monologue: the U.S. Postal Service. And, specifically, the ways in

Google Pixel 5 could use this new mid-range 5G chipset

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You might expect the Google Pixel 5 and Google Pixel 5 XL to use a flagship chipset, but in fact a leak suggested they could use the upper mid-range Snapdragon 765G. Now though, Qualcomm has announced the successor to that chipset, dubbed the Snapdragon 768G, so the Pixel 5 range might actually use that instead. This new chipset is pin- and software-compatible with the Snapdragon 765G, which mean

Facebook's desktop redesign is rolling out to everyone (and it includes dark mode)

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It's been in testing for quite some time now, but Facebook is now making its redesigned site available to everyone around the world. There are some pretty big changes to be found on the new , including a simplified look and the all-important dark mode . Facebook has been testing the site with small groups of users since it was first revealed at its F8 conference last year. Since

Love Halo? You could win up to $250 in Microsoft’s new virtual Halo 2 tournament

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If you love playing Halo competitively (and can't wait for Halo Infinite ), there's a new esports tournament series that lets players compete for cash prizes and online bragging rights. In a blog post on Halo Waypoint , Microsoft's 343 Studios has announced the MCC Pro Series, a tournament that's open to both amateur and pro players alike, which kicks off on May 23. The open tournament is free to

12 resources for healthcare workers struggling with their mental health

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The news spread quickly when Dr. Lorna Breene, medical director of the emergency department at NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, died by suicide last month. Dr. Breene had been on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic and had contracted COVID-19. She'd recovered enough to return to work before being sent home by the hospital to recuperate. She took her own life while staying with family i

Netflix's 'Trial by Media' nails true crime — but can't crack the case

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Trial By Media , the six-part series available Monday on Netflix, asks an important question: How does the court of public opinion influence our judicial system and its verdicts? It’s an area of sociological interest that’s only grown in relevance. With a president notoriously fond of Fox News and Twitter and a 24-hour news cycle always in search of new stories, dissecting the ways politics, the

Microsoft is giving Chromium a dual-screen emulator

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It was expected but nonetheless disappointing that Microsoft has decided to delay not just the Surface Neo but the dual-screen flavor of its upcoming Windows 10X. It hasn’t however, completely given up hope on the dual-screen promise even as it focuses on a single-screen Windows 10X first. Not only is the Surface Duo reportedly still on schedule, whatever that schedule … Continue reading

Next Samsung Galaxy Fold could be a surprisingly cheap phone

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Samsung is the main force in foldable phones right now, but even with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip it hasn’t managed to make them particularly affordable yet. That could soon change though, as the company is rumored to be working on a Samsung Galaxy Fold Lite or Galaxy Fold e that would further push the price down. According to Max Weinbach (a leaker with a good track record) the company is rumored

Amidst global gloom, Indian smartphone market grew

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A growth of 1.5% is not something to crow about. But when you consider the situation that the world is in, it is something to be happy about. In which case the smartphone companies in India should feel contented as they witnessed a growth of 1.5% in the first quarter of 2020 with a total shipment of 32.5 million units. What more, India seems to have bucked the global trend. India is the only coun

Powerbeats Pro 2: everything we know about the rumored true wireless earbuds

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The Beats Powerbeats Pro are among the best true wireless earbuds you can buy, and thanks to their long battery life, good sound quality, and smart design – including venting holes that reduce the pressure the earbuds impart on your ears – they are among the best running headphones , too. A year on from their launch in March 2019, a new pair of Beats true wireless earbuds appear to be coming into

Employers Rush to Adopt Virus Screening. The Tools May Not Help Much.

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Symptom-checking apps and fever-screening cameras promise to keep sick workers at home and hinder the virus. But experts warn they can be inaccurate and violate privacy.

India’s logistics aggregator Shiprocket raises $13M to expand overseas

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Shiprocket, a New Delhi-based logistics aggregator that works with direct-to-consumer sellers including several social media influencers, has raised $13 million in a new financing round as it looks to expand its platform overseas. Silicon Valley-based investment firm Tribe Capital led Shiprocket’s Series C financing round. Innoven Capital and existing investor Bertelsmann India Investments also p

Balderton Capital backs Primer, a fintech helping merchants consolidate the payments stack

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Primer , a U.K. fintech that wants to help merchants consolidate their payments stack and easily support new payment methods in the future, has quietly raised £3.8 million in funding. Leading its £3.2 million seed round is Balderton Capital — which mostly does Series A — with participation from Taavet Hinrikus, who co-founded and previously led TransferWise. And despite being founded as recently

Vochi, the ‘computer vision’-based video editing and effects app, raises $1.5M seed

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Vochi , a startup operating out of Belarus that’s created a “computer vision”-based video editing and effects app for mobile phones, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. Leading the round is Ukraine-based Genesis Investments (backer of BetterMe and Jiji). It follows pre-seed funding in April 2019 from Bulba Ventures, where Vochi founder and CEO Ilya Lesun previously worked as a product analys

Stats show SA social media usage increased drastically

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Can't wait for Diablo 4? You might get a Diablo 2 HD remaster first

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Diablo 4 is coming, but we know it's going to be some time before it lands on PC and consoles - but could we get a Diablo 2 remaster in the meantime? That's the latest rumor coming out of the crypts at Diablo developer Blizzard. According to Actugaming , the classic click-to-kill action RPG is going to get a remaster, called Diablo 2: Resurrected, before 2020 rolls into 2021. The remake is report

Apple Watch 6 leak says the next-gen smartwatch could predict panic attacks

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The Apple Watch Series 6 could be set to introduce some new health-focused features to the Apple Watch range when it releases – including a sensor to help predict and forewarn panic attacks, according to this latest leak. Analyst Jon Prosser made the comments on a recent episode of the Geared Up podcast, stating that Apple's "biggest focus" for a next-gen smartwatch was its "mental health capabil

Galaxy S20 too pricey? It looks like a new cheap Samsung phone is on the way

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Alongside the Galaxy S series of top-end smartphones, like the Galaxy S20 from early 2020, Samsung has the popular Galaxy A line of affordable handsets for people who want some decent features at an affordable price, and it looks like this latter series is going to get a new entry. Samsung-centric website Sammobile spotted the Samsung Galaxy A21s listed in the Google Play Console. We've heard abo

Jerry Stiller, comedian, 'Seinfeld' and 'Zoolander' actor, dies at 92

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Jerry Stiller, American comedian, actor, and star of the likes of Seinfeld , Zoolander , and Hairspray , has died at the age of 92, his son Ben Stiller confirmed in a tweet on Monday morning. "I'm sad to say that my father, Jerry Stiller, passed away from natural causes," wrote Stiller, sharing a photo of his dad. "He was a great dad and grandfather, and the most dedicated husband to Anne for abo

Get two years of SelectTV for super cheap and an HDTV antenna for free

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TL;DR: Skip the expensive cable bill and get a 2-year subscription to SelectTV for $32.99, a 64% savings as of May 11. Whether it's due to the massive rate hikes, the poor customer service, or the lack of customer loyalty, chances are pretty high that you hate your cable company. In fact, according to ratings from the American Consumer Satisfaction Index , our collective disdain for cable compani

This 2-in-1 charging pad is on sale for a whopping 50% off

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TL;DR: Charge all your gadgets with the 2-in-1 lightning cable with wireless watch pad for $14.99, half off as of May 11. If you're working from home, by now you've hopefully found some kind of groove. You've got your designated workspace, your lunchtime ritual, and of course, your happy hour on lock. But when you have a makeshift workspace, it's extra important that it stays as clutter-free as p

Prevent germ spread at home with this hands-free soap dispenser

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TL;DR: Limit contact and make sure your hands are squeaky clean with an automatic hands-free foaming soap dispenser for $19.95, a 33% savings as of May 11. We all know how important hand-washing is by now. You probably don't need another lecture on that. What you do need is a way to prevent cross-contamination around your home — and this Automatic Hands-Free Foaming Soap Dispenser might be a grea

You're (probably) not that good at Excel. This online training can help.

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TL;DR: Add a valuable skill to your résumé with the Complete 2020 Microsoft Excel Expert Bundle for $29.99, a 89% savings as of May 11. Microsoft Excel is a requirement for many jobs these days. And even if your profession doesn't require you to use spreadsheets, learning Excel can still help you with your everyday life, like creating budgets (ever heard of that?), automating tasks, and so much m

Get free cloud storage with this great password manager deal

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Using one password for several websites is an easy trap to fall into. Any guide to staying safe online will tell you it's a terrible idea, making it simple for hackers to compromise your accounts. Thankfully, using a high-quality password manager is a straightforward way to protect your online activity. With Keeper Security's latest discounts, managing your passwords just became extremely afforda

OPPO Ace 2 40W fast wireless charging may come at a terrible price

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Since battery technology is having an extremely difficult time catching up with the rest of mobile developments, phone makers have resorted to working on battery charging technologies instead. OPPO has one of the most outrageous numbers and speeds in that department, at least as far as commercially available phones go, and it dipped its toes into the wireless charging arena … Continue reading

Amazing astronomical discoveries from ancient Greece

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Smartphone manufacture in India resumes albeit with restrictions

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Sounding a positive note for smartphone makers in India, some state governments have allowed resumption of manufacture with a few restrictions in place, providing a much-needed shot in the arm for the smartphone companies. Samsung , Xiaomi , Oppo, and Vivo are ready to resume manufacturing after the State governments in India gave a go-ahead to start manufacturing and assembling that came to a co

GoPro Max new update adds handy new shooting modes

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The GoPro Max was unveiled last year alongside the GoPro Hero 8 as an accessible 360 camera for the masses. A new update has started rolling out for it, which adds a couple of useful shooting modes. The GoPro Max was basically like two action cameras fused into one for shooting spherical content while retaining the entire functionality of the Hero 8. It could shoot 360 videos in a resolution of 5

Doctors studying antibody “cocktail” protection against COVID-19

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Regulatory body for SA e-hailing formed

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Thunderbolt flaw lets hackers steal your data in 'five minutes'

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Attackers can steal data from Thunderbolt-equipped PCs or Linux computers, even if the computer is locked and the data encrypted, according to security researcher Björn Ruytenberg (via Wired ). Using a relatively simple technique called “Thunderspy,” someone with physical access to your machine could nab your data in just five minutes with a screwdriver and “easily portable hardware,” he wrote. T

Business laptop bargain: Dell's Latitude 7400 is currently AU$3,240 off!

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The only thing worse than Monday is having a slow computer that drags on as long as the day does, but Dell is here to get you back in business by slashing the cost of the Latitude 7400 laptop by an unbelievable 53%! With the Latitude 7400, you’ll be off to a flying start with an 8th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD – terrific to get those productivity juices flowing

Biotherapeutics startup Hummingbird Bioscience brings its total Series B funding to $25 million

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Hummingbird Bioscience , a startup focused on developing new treatments for cancer and other diseases, announced today it has added $6 million to its previously announced Series B , bringing the round’s total to $25 million. The extension was led by SK Holdings, and included participation from returning investors including Heritas Capital and SEEDS Capital, the investment arm of Enterprise Singap

Realme Narzo 10, Narzo 10A go official in India

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After multiple delays due to COVID-19 situation, Realme is finally announcing its new Narzo series in India through an online launch. The series includes the Narzo 10 and 10A, which went official via an online event. Flipkart’s teaser gave us a sneak peek into the design of the phone's rear quite early. The Narzo 10 has a quad-camera setup while the Narzo 10A has three cameras. This also means th

Spotify signs deal with Saregama to add more than 100,000 tracks to India catalog

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Spotify has secured another deal in India to fill much of the remaining void in its catalog in the country. The Swedish music streaming service said on Monday it has partnered with Indian music label Saregama to bring more than 100,000 retro and new age songs in over 2 dozen languages to users in one of the largest entertainment markets in Asia. Spotify already has a deal in place with a distribu

Apple's iPhone 12 Pro will have a silky smooth ProMotion display, report claims

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In the last year or so, Android flagship smartphones with 90Hz and 120Hz refresh rate displays have basically become the norm, leaving Apple's iPhone 11 Pro and its lowly 60Hz display in the dust. That might change soon. According to a report by EverythingApplePro (via leaker Max Weinbach ), the upcoming iPhone 12 Pro will have a 120Hz display, just like Samsung's Galaxy S20 and OnePlus 8 phones.

Gaming-centric iQoo Z1 to be launched on May 19

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The iQoo Z1 will be the company’s next flagship gaming phone, and will be unveiled in China on May 19. It will also be the first to be powered by MediaTek’s latest 5G-enabled Dimensity 1000 Plus chipset, which was confirmed recently. According to a post by Digital chat station , a popular tipster on Weibo, the iQoo Z1 will come with a punch-hole selfie camera on the right side. The live images fu

Apps and sites to help cope with the stress of lockdown

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BBC Click finds the mental health sites and wellness apps which may help during the pandemic.

How to watch today's Joe Wicks PE workout on YouTube right now

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Welcome back to another week of PE with Joe Wicks - if you're ready to get watching today's session, we've got the link you need listed below. It's a special session today too, with an extra prop to help everyone stay interested in the workout - and a slightly altered format to mix things up too. We've also got all the advice you need to help you pump the YouTube workout from a phone or tablet on

iPhone SE (2020) to be sold on Flipkart soon, registrations begin

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While Apple already announced the iPhone SE (2020) India prices some time back, it’s only getting released now on Flipkart. As teased on its mobile app, the e-commerce portal has started taking pre-sale registrations on a dedicated landing page for the affordable Apple phone. The iPhone SE (2020) is currently the most affordable phone in Apple’s arsenal coming in at Rs 42,500 for the base 64GB mo

Qualcomm's latest mobile gaming chip packs faster graphics and global 5G

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Qualcomm isn’t wasting any time following up last year’s Snapdragon 765G gaming chip with a more powerful model. It’s unveiling the Snapdragon 768G , a follow-up that appears to address what many gamers want the most: raw performance. The 2.8GHz Kryo 475 CPU is estimated to run about 15 percent faster than the 2.4GHz part in the 765G, while the Adreno 620 graphics promise a similar performance bo

JobHopin, a startup that wants to make job hunting in Southeast Asia easier, raises $2.45 million Series A

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JobHopin , a Vietnam-based startup building an automated job-recruitment platform for Southeast Asia, announced today that it has closed a $2.45 million Series A. This brings JobHopin’s total raised so far to more than $3 million, from investors including SEMA Translink, KK Fund, Mynavi Corporation, Edulab Capital Partners, NKC Asia and Canaan Capital. Founded in 2017 by CEO Kevin Tung Nguyen, Jo

'The Office' cast reunites, distantly, to surprise superfan couple with their very own wedding dance

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John Krasinski has previously used his wholesome YouTube show Some Good News — and his apparently massive list of celebrity pals — to help people graduate, throw a prom , and generally feel some love in this super weird, socially distanced time. Now Episode 7 looks as though it's reached peak SGN , in what is definitely a highlight for The Office fans. After hearing from John and Susan, a couple

Samsung to launch debit card, to take on Apple's card

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South Korean tech giant Samsung seems ready to open up another flank in its battle against Apple by planning to introduce its own debit card. Samsung is teaming up with US digital lender SoFi to launch a Samsung Pay debit card backed by a cash management account. While not much details have emerged on the card, it is learnt that it will be backed by a cash management account based on smartphones.

Noise shots X5 Pro TWS with IPX7 launched in India

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The growing true wireless earbuds market has another player from the house of Noise. Meet the Shots X5 Pro, the successor to the Shots X5 in India. The Noise shots X5 Pro TWS harnesses Bluetooth 5.0 and offers a wireless range of up to 10 meters. It uses Qualcomm chipset that features AptX + AAC Hi-Fi audio technology. This ensures the TWS gets a better range, a more stable connection, and better

Vivo V19 to debut in India on May 12

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Vivo would be launching the Vivo V19 in India on May 12, even as the government looks to ease the nation-wide lockdown to control the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and relaxes the norms for delivery of non-essential items to the doorstep. This decision puts Vivo on a collision course with the Poco F2 Pro that will also see the light of the day on May 12 at a global launch. The Vivo V19 handset

White House reportedly in talks with Intel, TSMC to build advanced chip foundries in the US

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White House officials are talking to Intel and TSMC about building semiconductor foundries in the United States, according to a Wall Street Journal report . U.S. tech companies and the government have been trying to reduce the country’s dependence on chip factories in Asia for years, underscored by national security concerns, the U.S.-China tariff war and now the COVID-19 pandemic, which has disr

Reliance Jio launches new plans for work-from-home professionals

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Reliance Jio’s has launched a new annual work-from-home plan for Rs 2,399 with 2 GB daily data for professionals working from home and their families who use the internet for e-learning and entertainment. The existing Rs, 2121