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Juneteenth Is Finally Entering the Mainstream American Consciousness. Now Make It An Official Federal Holiday

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Forget the 4th of July! Juneteenth is the day that should be celebrated by all as a pivotal point in America’s freedom story. Read more...

'Lord of the Rings' star Sir Ian Holm dies at 88

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Sir Ian Holm, best known for his role as Bilbo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, has died at the age of 88. The British actor's agent confirmed the news to the Guardian in a statement, saying that his illness was related to Parkinson's. “He died peacefully in hospital, with his family and carer,” the statement read. “Charming, kind and ferociously talented, we will miss him hugely.” Altho

Apple 'not told' about UK's latest app plans

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57KBBC News - Technology / 9h
Apple says the UK government has not spoken to it about plans to develop a new "hybrid" tracing app.


Fortnite sharks: How to ride them and everything else you should know

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Fortnite‘s Chapter 2 – Season 3 finally arrived earlier this week after three different delays, introducing the flooded island concept that leaked back in May. As anticipated, the flooded island includes sharks, but many players are caught off guard by them, unaware of what they do and how to use them. If you’re preparing for a weekend spent playing the … Continue reading

American Airlines Surveying New Ways To Compensate Passengers For Service Failures

View from the Wing / 31min
Compensation may not be gone for good. The airline appears to be surveying what sort of compensation they should be offering. The new options aren't likely to incur liability on the airline's books - although they may add crowding to the start of the boarding process, and to the airline's lounges, at precisely the time when the airline's best customers will value distancing most. Continue reading

DC fighting game 'Injustice: Gods Among Us' is free for PS, Xbox and PC

400+Engadget / 40min
Here’s another game you can download for free and sink your teeth into: NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. have made Injustice: Gods Among Us available at no cost until June 25th. The fighting video game that lets you pit DC Comics characters like Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman against each other was originally released in 2013 for the previous generation of consoles. An “Ultimate Edition” q

Four Games That Resonate (And One I Hate) As I Celebrate Juneteenth

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Juneteenth, once an obscure, informal holiday celebrating Black freedom, is now bigger than it’s ever been. It commemorates when the last enslaved people in Texas, the final Confederate state, were set free on June 19th, 1865. Today, on this year’s Juneteenth, countries around the world are reckoning with anti-Black… Read more...

Comcast public WiFi hotspots will stay free for the rest of the year

SlashGear / 1h
Due to high demand for its public WiFi hotspot network, Comcast has announced that it will continue to make the service available for free to non-Comcast customers through the end of the year. With this network, anyone can get online at one of the hotspot destinations, giving people a way to access their schoolwork, check their email, and other things … Continue reading

Photos capture the protest spirit at Juneteenth rallies across the U.S.

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Every year, June 19 is celebrated to mark the end of slavery in the United States. But this year, millions of people across the country are commemorating it like never before. Crowds of people attended marches and rallies Friday, carrying on the momentum of weeks of protests against systemic racism. It was on this day in 1865 when Major General Gordon Granger announced in Galvelston, Texas that t

7 of the best face masks of 2020 so far

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Face masks came roaring into vogue this year, first due to smoke from the Australian bushfires , then due to the global coronavirus pandemic. While the accessories have been common in Asian countries for a long time, 2020 saw them widely adopted internationally as health issues dominated the news cycle. Though face masks are primarily tools for protecting health, a plethora of interesting, eye-ca

Hello Kitty Jets Now Running Cargo

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A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading ...

The 15 best free movies on Amazon Prime Video

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Mozilla is preparing to launch its VPN product soon

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Mozilla has announced that its VPN service will officially launch later this summer following the end of Firefox Private Network's beta testing phase. The product has also been renamed from Firefox Private Network and will now be called Mozilla VPN going forward. While Firefox Private Network was initially an extension for Mozilla's Firefox browser, Mozilla VPN will be a full-device VPN with clie

Apple AR Glasses could arrive in 2022, according to a new report

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Move over Oculus Quest , Apple could have its Apple AR Glasses ready by 2022, and then have a second ultra-high-resolution VR/AR hybrid headset ready to go by 2023. That information comes from a new Bloomberg report that provides a deep dive into Apple’s augmented reality launch plans with its two new headsets, codenamed N421 and N301. The first, the N421, is the Apple AR Glasses you’ve heard rum

Disney+ no longer offers a free trial, but that’s not a big deal

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When Disney finally launched its Disney+ streaming service late last year, it offered multiple subscription options, including a bundle with Hulu and ESPN+, as well as a free one-week trial period. The free trial is common among streaming services — Hulu, for example, also has a seven-day trial. Things have changed, however, and new Disney+ customers no longer have that … Continue reading

Twitter apologizes for lack of accessibility in voice notes

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Twitter has promised it will do more to make its feature accessible after widespread criticism of its new voice note feature . The experimental feature, which Twitter said was meant to “add a more human touch” to the service, allows users to tweet voice recordings. But it was quickly panned by civil rights advocates and people with disabilities for not including any accessibility features, such a

Google Meet is officially getting blur and backgrounds, closes gap on Zoom and Teams

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Probably one of the most frequently requested features for regular users of Google Meet , the company's popular video conferencing software , is the ability to blur out call backgrounds and add in custom versions. Microsoft Teams and Zoom already offer this feature, and we can now confirm Google is planning to introduce it soon on both mobile and desktop. Tucked away in a document that sets out u

Fall in love with the 12 best rom-coms on HBO Max

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HBO Max is here, and gives fans access to previously hard-to-stream Studio Ghibli hits, every Harry Potter movie , and a little sitcom known as Friends. It has also given many popular rom-com movies a new platform. The streaming service's expansive library features many longtime swoon-worthy movie favorites as well as modern romantic classics. We're here to highlight some of the biggest rom-coms

Elon Musk says Juneteenth is a holiday at Tesla, just not a paid holiday

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100+Mashable / 3h
Juneteenth is a holiday at Tesla and SpaceX now, but it's not that simple. Elon Musk announced the company policy on Twitter on Friday. Also known as Freedom Day , the holiday commemorates the day Major General Gordon Granger and Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas with federal orders that the state's enslaved people were declared free. The day has not only come to symbolize the end of slave

Shiny Pokemon GO weekend: Weedle, Clefairy, Dragon Boat!

SlashGear / 3h
Over the next few days we’re going to see a set of events take place in Pokemon GO with Shiny Pokemon appearances aplenty. This includes a 2020 Solstice Event, a Community Day with Weedle, and a Dragon Boat event! UPDATE: The Dragon Boat event, it turns out, will only take place in Taiwan. If you do not play the game … Continue reading

AMC will make moviegoers wear masks in theaters after outcry

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Planning on going to the movies when theaters reopen? If it’s an AMC theater, you’ll need to wear a face mask. On Friday, the world’s largest movie theater reversed course and decided to make patrons wear masks. The reversal came after “an intense and immediate outcry from our customers,” said AMC in a statement . AMC had said the day prior that it would not require masks. “Accordingly, and with

Wirecard, a Payments Firm, Is Rocked by a Report of a Missing $2 Billion

100+NYT > Technology / 3h
The German company’s share price has plunged 80 percent, and its longtime chief executive has resigned.

Ford Bronco debut date moved so it wouldn’t fall on O.J. Simpson’s birthday

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Ford has changed the debut of its 2021 Bronco once again because its planned July 9 reveal falls on the birthday of O.J. Simpson, one of the iconic SUV’s most infamous passengers The automaker tweeted Friday that it has moved the unveiling to July 13. The reveal of the all-new Bronco lineup will now happen on Monday, July 13. This is instead of July 9. We are sensitive and respectful to some conc

3 credit card myths from my childhood I had to unlearn as an adult

The Points Guy / 3h
This page includes information about the Discover it Cash Back that is not currently available on The Points Guy and may be out of date. Credit cards, when used responsibly, are an excellent financial tool. They help you build credit , show creditors that you are trustworthy for future borrowing (like car loans, mortgages and more), and they can help you afford to travel when your budget may othe

Apple closes some stores again as COVID-19 spikes

SlashGear / 3h
As some cities and states begin easing pandemic restrictions, we are unsurprisingly seeing spikes of COVID-19 cases in several states. Apple seems to be taking these spikes seriously, as it has announced that it will be closing down a total of 11 stores across four states. There’s no word on when these stores might open, and in fact, that almost … Continue reading

Upgrade Your Wonky Wi-Fi With Eero’s Mesh Setup, Now $50 off With Free Echo Dot

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Eero Mesh Wi-Fi System (3-Pack) + Echo Dot | $199 | Amazon Read more...

The hardest reservation to book in Vegas right now might be the buffet

The Points Guy / 3h
Right now, reservations for The Buffet at Wynn Las Vegas are fully booked until 8:45 p.m. — tomorrow. The story was the same yesterday, June 18, when the buffet reopened to unexpected demand. Wynn's buffet is already completely booked through tomorrow. Pent. Up. Buffet. Demand. (h/t @360Vegas ) — Vital Vegas (@VitalVegas) June 18, 2020 Despite it being a blisteringly hot June day in Nevada, with

This glorious new all-sky image of the universe gives you X-ray vision

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A stunning new image mapping the universe offers unprecedented detail, delivering groundbreaking visuals of our Milky Way’s features through to gigantic black holes as they grow in distant galaxies. It’s the handiwork of the eROSITA X-ray telescope aboard the Russian-German “Spectrum- Roentgen-Gamma” (SRG), and promises the deepest view of the sky from its 360-degree instruments. eROSITA launched

COVID Will Change My Airport Security Checkpoint Routine

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Sometimes I depart the U.S. flying an airline that doesn't participate in PreCheck. And when I do, I still 'opt out' of these nude-o-scopes on principle. Maybe I'm the last person that does. I take a pat down instead of going through the machine. The screener will tell me what to expect, saying to me that they're going to 'run their hand up my leg until they meet resistance' and they'll ask if I

Apple releases Mac version of its developer app just before WWDC

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67Engadget / 4h
WWDC 2020 is looming , and Apple wants to be sure developers can keep track of new developments even though they’re stuck at home. It just released a Mac version (first spotted by The Verge ) of its normally iPhone- and iPad-focused Apple Developer app to provide news, developer stories and educational videos from the same system you’re using to write your apps. You can see any major changes with

CERN approves 62-mile super-collider: now it just needs $23bn to pay for it

SlashGear / 4h
The European Organization for Nuclear Research, more commonly known as CERN, has approved an ambitious plan to build a 62-mile super-collider in the pursuit of expanding humanity’s knowledge of physics. The endorsement came from the CERN Council today, June 19, with costs expected to hit a minimum of €21 billion (approx. $23.5 billion). CERN, of course, is best known for … Continue reading

Your cruise is canceled: All US-based ships to pause until the fall

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It’s official: Big-ship cruising out of North American ports is on hold until the fall. The main trade group for the cruise industry, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), on Friday announced that all its members operating oceangoing ships would extend their suspension of cruises in U.S. waters until Sept. 15. The announcement means another wave of cancellations is on the way from li

Elizabeth Alexander on the Spectacle of ‘Black Bodies in Pain’

100+NYT > Technology / 4h
The writer reflects on her seminal Rodney King essay, the George Floyd killing and how the videos of police brutality exacerbate black grief.

Disney+ no longer offers a free trial period

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100+Engadget / 4h
Disney+ has pulled the plug on a promotion allowing new users a week-long free trial of the streaming service. The development comes weeks ahead of megahit musical Hamilton ’s July 3rd debut on the platform. "The service was set at an attractive price-to-value proposition that we believe delivers a compelling entertainment offering on its own," a Disney spokeswoman told CNET . The free trial offe

Motorola Edge+ display issues may need replacement

SlashGear / 4h
Today we’re taking a peek at the Motorola Edge+ and its “waterfall” curved-edge display. There’s a lot of goodness here, but it seems to depend on whether you’re one of the unlucky few to get a bad unit. Some Motorola Edge+ displays are misbehaving in ways that are not relegated to software. If you’re one of the people with extreme … Continue reading

Review: Royal Air Maroc Domestic Lounge Casablanca Airport

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READ MORE FROM THIS TRIP • The Last Trip (For Now) • Royal Air Maroc Domestic Lounge Casablanca Airport This lounge review will be short and sweet, and not to put too fine a point on it, but hopefully your stay here will be as well . Bottom line up front: this lounge has little to recommend it, but it’s not like the rest of the terminal is super glam either. Fortunately, our connection was short.

The UK’s contact tracing app fiasco is a masterclass in mismanagement

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100+MIT Technology Review / 4h
There are advantages to being one of the world’s largest single-payer health-care systems. For the UK’s National Health Service, the NHS, big data is increasingly one of them. Its Recovery Trial, launched early in the coronavirus outbreak to collect information from across the system, has led to the discovery of dexamethasone as one of the most promising life-saving treatments for the novel coron

AMC does a lightning fast about-face on mask rule

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SlashGear / 4h
Yesterday, AMC started detailing its plans to reopen many of its movie theaters next month. The company initially said that it wouldn’t require guests in some areas to wear masks, and it didn’t take long for the backlash to hit. Now, just a day later, AMC has made an abrupt about-face, announcing that it will indeed require customers to wear … Continue reading

Lufthansa grounds Airbus A380 fleet through at least 2021

The Points Guy / 4h
While I’ve had the opportunity to experience Lufthansa first class on several of the carrier’s long-haul planes — as recently as earlier this year, on the Airbus A340-600 — I have yet to try the carrier’s top cabin on the superjumbo A380 . And, as reported by Bloomberg , I may never get the chance. Lufthansa initially made the decision to ground its fleet of 14 Airbus A380s as coronavirus began i

BMW and Mercedes call it quits on their self-driving car partnership

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After less than a year, BMW and Mercedes are ending what was supposed to be an ongoing partnership to develop automated driving technology. The two automakers described the split as "mutual and amicable." They were also quick to note they may renew the partnership in the future. A handful of factors led to the decision. In a joint statement , the two companies said developing a shared autonomous

This Musician's Latest Project Is Made of Bat Noises

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Two years ago, musician Stuart Hyatt had no idea that the endangered species called the Indiana bat would be such a huge part of his life. But then in 2018, he chaperoned his 10-year-old son on a weekend school trip to the Great Smoky Mountains. On the final night of the trip, the group took a walk into the woods to… Read more...

CDC says most Americans support COVID-19 prevention measures

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a new report stating that the majority of Americans support measures intended to prevent or slow the spread of the novel coronavirus behind COVID-19. The statement is based on a survey of thousands of Americans from across the nation; the data was recently published in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly … Continue reading

Realistic, Interactive VR Sex Is Finally Here, and It’s Affordable

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Virtual reality, as a concept, has been around for decades. And for as long as it’s been in the public consciousness, the concept of VR sex and virtual reality porn has been very close behind. It’s natural, after all, for the mind to wander towards the sexual extrapolation of any new technology. But now this VR sex is no longer just a hypothetical. It’s becoming science fact thanks to the innovat

Four Games That Resonate (And One I Hate) As I Celebrate Juneteenth

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Juneteenth, once an obscure, informal holiday celebrating Black freedom, is now bigger than it’s ever been. It commemorates when the last enslaved people in Texas, the final Confederate state, were set free on June 19th, 1865. Today, on this year’s Juneteenth, countries around the world are reckoning with anti-Black… Read more...

Hackers are using this strange technique to launch attacks against Windows devices

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A new attack technique has been discovered by Huntress Labs which uses a number of tricks including renaming legitimate files, impersonating an existing scheduled task and using fake error logs to hide in plain sight. After gaining persistence on a targeted system, the attacker used a file which imitates a Windows error log for an application to prepare the system for script-based attacks. In a b

Amex plans massive, brand-new Centurion Lounge in Seattle

The Points Guy / 5h
Though all American Express Centurion Lounges are currently shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic, the issuer has been working behind-the-scenes to greatly improve its network of 12 lounges. The latest development, as flagged by One Mile at a Time , is that Amex is planning a brand-new Centurion Lounge location in Seattle. One of the topics on the Port of Seattle’s next meeting is the Amex pr

Scientists Demonstrate Quantum Teleportation Using Electrons

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Quantum Teleportation A team of researchers claim to have achieved quantum teleportation using individual electrons. Quantum teleportation, or quantum entanglement, allows particles to affect each other even if they aren’t physically connected — a phenomenon predicted by famed physicist Albert Einstein. Rather than a teleportation chamber out of a sci-fi movie, quantum teleportation transports in

Snapchat: Yeah, Our Juneteenth Filter Asking Users to Smile to Break Chains Was a Bad Idea

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Snapchat received widespread criticism Friday for its Juneteenth filter that prompted users to celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery in the U.S. by smiling to break chains. By mid-day, Snap quietly pulled the tone-deaf filter and the company has since issued a public apology. Apparently, this Lens was a beta… Read more...

Physicist Pleads: Stop Building Stupid, Expensive Particle Colliders

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Shifting Priorities After CERN announced plans to build the world’s largest particle collider yet, physicist Sabine Hossenfelder has a simple message: we’d be better off without it. Hossenfelder, a research fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, wrote a Scientific American op-ed in which she argues that the tens of billions of dollars the collider would cost is far too high a pri

How Pokemon GO got daily free boxes and “guaranteed” encounters

SlashGear / 5h
Today we’re taking a peek at a note delivered by Niantic about the near-future of Pokemon GO. In this note, the folks at Niantic responsible for keeping Pokemon GO popping suggested that they’d be testing two new updates. “In our continued efforts to adapt Pokemon GO’s gameplay to individual settings,” said the note, “we’re excited to announce that we’ll be … Continue reading

‘The Last of Us Part II’ Is a Dark Game for a Dark Time

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1KNYT > Technology / 5h
Set in a violent, tribal, pandemic-ravaged world, the long-awaited Naughty Dog epic will leave you damaged — and awed.

Apple is closing stores it just re-opened after coronavirus spike

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Despite what you may think with so many parts of the U.S. reopening, the coronavirus pandemic is far from over. Case in point: Apple is now closing some of the very stores it had recently reopened due to new spikes in COVID-19 cases. According to Bloomberg , 11 Apple stores located in Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina are once again temporarily shuttering due to the virus. The

The Surprising Aviation Companies That Got Federal Bailout Money

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The Singapore government, Cathay Pacific's engineering firm, and a wine distributor all got federal CARES Act subsidies. And there's still $2 billion undistributed. Continue reading ...

You now need a reservation to visit Disney World — here’s how the system works

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After being closed since mid-March, the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando is set to reopen in just 22 days on July 11 with capped attendance capacity and a plethora of changes related to how the park operates. These changes are being made to reduce the risks surrounding the novel coronavirus. For more curated TPG travel tips and recommendations delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for

Space tourism startup plans big-ticket balloon rides to the atmosphere’s edge

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A startup aims to take space sightseers to the edge of Earth’s atmosphere, with Space Perspective planning to launch balloon rides from Space Florida. The latest example of space tourism, the six hour balloon trips will include two hours at the very fringes of space, 100,000 feet above sea level. It should be enough for a mesmerizing view, Space Perspective … Continue reading

Make Everything Shine for Less With $73 off DEWALT’s 20V MAX XR Cordless Rotary Polisher

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DEWALT 20V MAX XR Cordless Rotary Polisher + Pad | $199 | Amazon Gold Box Read more...

New Tech Captures Power Plant Exhaust to Generate More Power

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Closed Loop A new system can capture some of the environmentally-devastating carbon emissions given off by power plants — and recycle it to generate even more electricity. By reusing exhaust in that way, power plants would be able to cut down on their carbon emissions while also generating more power, according to research published this month in the journal ACS Sustainable Chemical Engineering.

After reopening, Apple is closing stores in four states as COVID-19 numbers climb

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Apple today confirmed earlier rumors that it plans to shut down re-opened stores in four states. Impacted locations include six stores in Arizona, two in Florida, another two in North Carolina and one in South Carolina. “Due to current COVID-19 conditions in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas. We take this step with an abundance of caution as we clo

Airlines Absolutely Have The Right To Kick You Off A Flight For Not Wearing A Mask

500+Gizmodo / 5h
Don’t you just love it when you’re doing something as stress-free as traveling during a pandemic and a fellow passenger decides that it’s that moment to exercise his right to be a pain in the ass? Read more...

Snapchat removes Juneteenth filter that prompted users to smile to break chains

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Snapchat apologized for its insensitive Juneteenth filter that asked users to smile to break chains and removed it from the platform on Friday. Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Celebrated on June 19, it marks the day Major General Gordon Granger and Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, with federal orders that declared enslaved people free. It carries extra we

If hindsight is 20/20, how would you rate the original Surface today?

58Engadget / 5h
It was eight years ago that Steve Ballmer stepped onto a stage in Los Angeles to announce Microsoft’s latest offering: the Surface tablet with Windows RT (aka the Surface RT). The first PC to be designed in-house by Microsoft, the Surface stood out for its kickstand, ARM architecture and USB port (which the iPad lacked). When we reviewed it way back in 2012, we also liked the build quality, brigh

You May Be At Risk of Severe COVID If You Have This Blood Type

500+Futurism / 5h
According to a new study by European researchers, people with type A blood are at a much higher risk of developing severe COVID-19, suggesting there may be a way to explain which COVID-19 patients get far sicker than others, Reuters reports . It could also help health practitioners determine who is more at risk of developing a serious illness as a result of the coronavirus. The research could eve

4 reasons it took a pandemic for me to redeem 100,000 Marriott points

The Points Guy / 6h
Like most of you, my travel over the last three months slowed to nothing. I’ve canceled all future bookings, returning points to my accounts and bonus points from increased card offers continue to roll in. With the addition of free night certificates from credit cards and elite status, I’ve found myself stockpiling hotel points and free nights to a level that goes against my longstanding “earn an

Apple's annual developer showcase overshadowed by app row

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100+BBC News - Technology / 6h
The run-up to its developer conference has been marked by a revolt from its developers.

How to See the 'Ring of Fire' Solar Eclipse This Weekend

400+Lifehacker / 6h
Were you a fan of the 2017 solar eclipse? It was one of those we’re-all-in-this-together moments when office buildings emptied and people spilled out onto the streets for a few minutes (so much of that seems foreign now). Most people used eye protection and didn’t look directly into the sun, and may now be looking for… Read more...

GitHub Super Linter will clean up all your code for good

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To help developers check for errors in their code, GitHub has released its new Super Linter as setting up a new repository with all of the right linters for different types of code can be a time consuming and tedious process. For those unfamiliar, a linter is a tool that is used to analyze source code to find and flag programming errors, bugs, stylistic errors and suspicious constructs. Each prog

Crash Bandicoot 4 leaks ahead of reported reveal next week

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SlashGear / 6h
The Crash Bandicoot franchise has enjoyed something of a resurgence in recent years. That’s thanks to remakes of classic games bringing the old PlayStation mascot into the modern era, specifically Activision-published remakes of the original Crash Bandicoot trilogy and Crash Team Racing. Now it seems that Crash is about to star in an entirely new game called Crash Bandicoot 4: … Continue reading

Could developing renewable energy micro-grids make Energicity Africa’s utility of the future?

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When Nicole Poindexter left the energy efficiency focused startup, Opower a few months after the company’s public offering, she wasn’t sure what would come next. At the time, in 2014, the renewable energy movement in the US still faced considerable opposition. But what Poindexter did see was an opportunity to bring the benefits of renewable energy to Africa. “What does it take to have 100 percent

This week's best deals: 10.2-inch iPad, Apple Watch Series 5 and more

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49Engadget / 6h
As we enter the weekend and Father’s Day is approaching, there are still a bunch of sales you can snag for dad (or for yourself). Apple’s base iPad returns to its lowest price ever of $250, and you can get $100 off the Apple Watch Series 5 and $50 off the iPad mini. Numerous headphones and earbuds from Bose, Sony and Beats are discounted, while Amazon’s regular Kindle is also on sale for $65. Her

Social Media Giants Support Racial Justice. Their Products Undermine It.

2KNYT > Technology / 6h
Shows of support from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube don’t address the way those platforms have been weaponized by racists and partisan provocateurs.

After 15 Years, Apple Prepares to Break Up With Intel

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300+NYT > Technology / 6h
Apple could announce plans as soon as Monday to replace Intel processors in Macs with chips that it designed itself.

Ian Holm, Star of Alien, Brazil and the Lord of the Rings, Has Died at Age 88

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6KGizmodo / 6h
From the evil android Ash to the quirky hobbit Bilbo , Ian Holm was as versatile an actor as one could ever imagine. He could do it all, and did so for decades, even earning an Oscar nomination in 1982. However, we’re sad to report that the incredible actor passed away this week at the age of 88 from complications with… Read more...

American Airlines First Class Service In The Coronavirus Era

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READ MORE FROM THIS TRIP • I’m Traveling For The First Time In 99 Days, And I’m Kind Of Anxious • I Just Took A Flight, And Airplane Face Mask Enforcement Is A Mess • On Wednesday I flew American Airlines first class from Miami to Las Vegas, which was a roughly five hour flight. I’ve been curious to see firsthand how onboard service has been adjusted as a result of the current pandemic, and want

Tesla informs employees on Juneteenth that they can take off holiday unpaid

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200+TechCrunch / 6h
Just before 8 a.m. PT Friday, Tesla’s head of human resources sent an email telling U.S. employees they could take the day off to observe Juneteenth, the June 19 holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Moments later, HR head Valerie Capers Workman clarified that employees who chose to take the day off would be unpaid, according to an email viewed by TechCrunch. CNBC was

Germany's updated hate speech law requires sites to report users to police

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200+Engadget / 6h
Germany's already strict online hate speech law is about to become even more severe. On Thursday, the country's federal government passed a new provision ( via TechCrunch ) that will require companies like Twitter and Facebook to forward suspected illegal content to the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA), Germany's equivalent of the FBI. The law also obligates those companies to pass on some of

iPhone 12 release date 6 weeks late and the $250 up-sell price

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SlashGear / 6h
The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro release dates previously leaked are now expected to bump back a full 6 weeks. This isn’t necessarily due to COVID-19, but added precautions could be in play. We’re now hearing that there’s a possibility that Apple’s ordered more display panels than they would have otherwise – just to make certain they’re able to … Continue reading

Chris D'Elia and the rise of Twitter as a platform to call out sexual predators

100+Mashable / 6h
Comedian Chris D'Elia first noticed Michaela Coletta's Instagram photos years ago, when she was 17, according to the now 25-year-old. He took the opportunity to DM her. "He noticed I liked some of his photos on Instagram and immediately started messaging me," Coletta told Mashable. "From my Instagram photos, you could visibly tell I was still in high school." In an emailed statement to Mashable,

2021 Ford Bronco reveal delayed over O.J. Simpson “coincidence”

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
26SlashGear / 6h
Ford has delayed the reveal of the new Ford Bronco, pushing the hotly anticipated truck’s big unveiling back four days. The all-new 2021 Bronco will now be announced on July 13, a Ford spokesperson confirmed, after acknowledging some awkward timing of the originally planned date. Ford had announced it would be showing off the new Bronco on July 9, bringing … Continue reading

Learn How to Make Dairy-Free Cheese in This Free Online Class

100+Lifehacker / 7h
Love cheese but can’t handle dairy? Is your body betraying you? Though there are plenty of people out there who will eat through the lactose-intolerance-induced pain to get their cheese fix, there are other options to consider—like ones that are made without dairy products. If that sounds like something you’d be… Read more...

French court slaps down Google’s appeal against $57M GDPR fine

100+TechCrunch / 7h
France’s top court for administrative law has dismissed Google’s appeal against a $57M fine issued by the data watchdog last year for not making it clear enough to Android users how it processes their personal information. The State Council issued the decision today, affirming the data watchdog CNIL’s earlier finding that Google did not provide “sufficiently clear” information to Android users —

Energy news round up: SSE to spend £4m per day on clean energy projects, and more

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Over the last few days we've seen MPs back a bill that will help rebuild local economies, while promoting renewable energy generation. Energy firm SSE is to lower its electricity prices and help expand green energy projects. Plus, the EU is on track to exceed its 2030 renewable energy target - and there's more. Here's our round-up of the biggest energy news this week... Energy bill money could be

7 apps to keep your plants alive and well

70Mashable / 7h
Yellowing leaves, brown tips, dry fronds. Whenever a plant displays its first signs of sickness, I immediately start to think what I might have done wrong. Did I give my plant root rot by overwatering it? No, I'm probably under-watering it. Wait, maybe it's just due for a re-pot, or does it just need a little more shade? Plants have different needs, and react to sunlight, water, and fertilizer in

Comparing inflight service on Allegiant, Frontier and Spirit in the age of coronavirus

The Points Guy / 7h
Flying during the age of the global pandemic isn’t going to resemble what it looked like before March of this year. Almost every airline around the world now requires face coverings to be worn inflight. Many U.S. airlines are proactively blocking middle seats , and some are even capping the capacity of their planes to promote safety and social distancing. Additionally, inflight service protocols

Researcher: Second COVID Wave May Be Psychologically Devastating

1KFuturism / 7h
As U.S. states ease up their coronavirus lockdown, they’re seeing a resurgence in new COVID-19 cases . Overall, it seems as though a resurgence of the coronavirus outbreak is looming in the future — and that has experts worried that a massive psychological toll may come with it, according to the Washington Examiner . “I think a second wave would be devastating for a lot of people,” University of

Snapchat releases and then deletes its latest insensitive filter

Snapchat Juneteenth
100+Engadget / 7h
Snapchat has a history of creating insensitive, and sometimes downright racist, content. Today, users were presented with a filter to “celebrate” Juneteenth -- a remembrance of slaves being informed they were free years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed -- but they were quick to call out Snap for yet another case of thoughtlessness. The filter urges users to “smile and break the chai

huariqueje: Reading woman in an armchair - Jacob Simon...

Music, Arts & Literature / 7h
huariqueje : Reading woman in an armchair - Jacob Simon Hendrik ‘Hein’ Kever Dutch, 1854-1922 Oil on cardboard, 30 x 24 cm.

BMW, Mercedes Benz end ‘long term’ automated driving alliance, for now

BMW M5 Mercedes Daimler
100+TechCrunch / 7h
BMW Group and Mercedes-Benz AG have punted on what was meant to be a long term collaboration to develop next-generation automated driving technology together, less than a year after announcing the agreement. The German automakers called the break up “mutual and amicable” and have each agreed to concentrate on their existing development paths. Those new paths may include working with new or curren

Only one week left to save on tickets to TC Early Stage

100+TechCrunch / 7h
Early-stage founders, July 21 – 22 is coming up fast and that means it’s time get ready for TC Early Stage — the virtual startup conference designed with you in mind. We’ve packed this two-day event with more than 50 breakout sessions covering topics and issues early-stage startup founders need to succeed — even more so in these unprecedented times. You have just one week left to buy an early-bir

Now’s your chance to make your Wimbledon dreams come true

56Mashable / 7h
Just because Wimbledon has been delayed until 2021 doesn’t mean you can’t make your wildest tennis dreams come true in 2020. With the goal of creating a bit of cheer during this unprecedented crisis and to give back to fans, The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), organisers of The Championships, have started an initiative to give fans a chance to win their dream Wimbledon experience. Coined as

Skip The Help. Celebrate Juneteenth by watching a few of these 25 films.

100+Ars Technica / 7h
Enlarge / These 25 films, spanning the last 100 years, showcase just how far black representation in film has come—and how far we still need to go. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Today we are celebrating Juneteenth —the day in 1865 when Union Army General Gordon Granger read federal orders in Galveston, Texas, declaring that all slaves in the United States were now free. And what better way for the Ars

Twitter's audio tweets reveal a bigger accessibility problem

46Mashable / 7h
Twitter started rolling out a brand new feature earlier this week that allowed iOS users to share recordings as audio tweets. While lots of people were having a good time testing the new audio feature out, unfortunately not everyone could partake in the fun. That’s because Twitter overlooked a crucial component to this new audio feature: accessibility. With the greatest of respect, Twitter, descr

7 breathtaking Airbnb rentals in Colorado we can’t wait to visit

The Points Guy / 7h
For those who are ready to venture out, this is the summer of getting off the beaten path. The quintessential packed resorts may certainly appeal to some travelers right now but, for others, getting away from home while staying away from too many other travelers is the goal. In those cases, renting a whole home in an area with lots of outdoor activities is a popular travel strategy. And — if you

Amex Centurion Lounge Seattle To Triple In Size

24One Mile at a Time / 7h
It looks like the Centurion Lounge Seattle may go from being Amex’s smallest lounge, to being one of the biggest. The basics of Amex Centurion Lounges One of the things that people love about American Express ‘ premium credit cards is that they offer access to Amex Centurion Lounges, which are among the best lounges you’ll find at US airports. They’ve historically featured complimentary cocktails

Our biggest questions about immunity to covid-19

100+MIT Technology Review / 7h
We’re still not very sure how covid-19 immunity works. As we inch closer to a vaccine and pin our hopes on herd immunity to allow us to safely open up communities again, the uncertainties will only get more pressing. Here’s a look at some of the biggest questions we’re still trying to answer. How much immunity are we talking about? When most people (i.e., the general public) talk about immunity,

NASA Spacecraft so Far Away It Can See Stars from Different Angle

1KFuturism / 7h
New Perspective An extremely-distant NASA spacecraft is giving us the ability to look at the universe from a new perspective. New Horizons is a NASA probe that was launched in the beginning of 2006. Since then, Popular Science reports , it’s traveled 4.2 billion miles from Earth. It’s so far away that when it looks out at the sky, nearby stars appear to be in different places than they do when se

Comcast’s public WiFi hotspots will remain free for the rest of 2020

300+Engadget / 7h
As part of its continued push to keep people connected during the pandemic, Comcast is making its public WiFi hotspots free to anyone for the remainder of 2020. In March, Comcast made its 1.5 million public hotspots free to all (even non-Xfinity Internet subscribers). The offer was set to expire after 60 days, but now the hotspots will remain free for another six months. “We saw a huge jump in us

My $360 flight to the Seychelles was canceled during the pandemic: Here’s how I’ll rebook with points

The Points Guy / 8h
For many TPG staffers, the ultimate points and miles redemption is to the Maldives – and with good reason. From some of the best points hotels ever to crystal clear beaches with white sand, I see why several of my colleagues have visited multiple times. I’d love to visit the Maldives one day, but I’ve had my eye on another destination for years: beautiful Mahe, Seychelles (SEZ). I figured I’d use

What to expect from WWDC 2020: OS updates, ARM Macs, and more

Apple iPhone Mac 2020
68Ars Technica / 8h
The Steve Jobs auditorium on Apple's campus. By all accounts, tech enthusiasts are in for a red letter day this Monday. Apple will kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference with a keynote at 10am PT/1pm ET. Apple execs will take the stage to announce major new updates to the company's various software platforms, and maybe more. It's going to be an unusual event this year. For the first

Support Black-Owned Brands at This Online Juneteenth Market

200+Lifehacker / 8h
Small businesses have been hit especially hard during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the one Cynthia Daniels runs. As an event planner in Memphis, Daniels’ work quickly dried up. Then in May, when she wasn’t able to visit her mother in Atlanta, she decided to send a package full of products she loved from local… Read more...

4 Reasons Normal Travel Is Just Around The Corner

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The novel coronavirus has cast a shadow on the whole world since January, though not everyone realized it until late February or early March. It's led to a deeper recession than we've seen in any of our lifetimes, and one of the industries hit the absolute hardest has been travel. The good news, though, is that we're not that far away from a real recovery - in travel and for the world. Continue r

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate livestream to reveal next DLC fighter

Smash Ultimate Arms DLC
SlashGear / 8h
Back in March, Nintendo teased the next fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, revealing that it will be a character from the Switch fighting game ARMS. Nothing more about the character was revealed then, leaving us to guess which ARMS fighter was most likely to get the roster spot in Ultimate. Next week, we’ll finally be able to stop guessing, … Continue reading

Galaxy Note 20 Ultra release date level leak: The new boss

Samsung Galaxy 20 Ultra
SlashGear / 8h
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra was leaked in a big way today with specifications that position it as one of the most extravagant smartphones ever made. This device was tipped to roll with a Quapcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC, QHD+ 120Hz image refresh rate LTPO display, a top-tier camera array, and a brand new S Pen and S Pen features. … Continue reading

Bandcamp is donating its share of sales to the NAACP for Juneteenth

100+TechCrunch / 8h
The last several months have been full of corporate lip service, as companies have attempted to tailor responses to pressing issues like the COVID-19 pandemic and questions of social justice. Bandcamp, on the other hand, has presented some solid examples of how companies can and should respond during times of crisis. The company has devoted a day a month to waiving fees in order to payout artists

Reliance Jio Platforms says $15.2 billion fundraise is good for now

100+TechCrunch / 8h
If your venture fund was not one of the ten investors that backed Reliance Jio Platforms in recent weeks , you won’t be able to plough cash into the fast-growing top Indian telecom network for at least a few quarters now as it is no longer scouting for fresh deals. Reliance Jio Platforms, which has raised $15.2 billion in the past nine weeks, said today that Saudi Arabia’s PIF $1.5 billion invest

The PS4 version of 'Cyberpunk 2077' will work on PS5 at launch

Cyberpunk 2077 PS5
200+Engadget / 8h
CD Projekt Red has confirmed that Cyberpunk 2077 will be backwards compatibile on PlayStation 5. The PlayStation 4 version “will work on PS5 on launch day,” the studio said . It previously noted that Cyberpunk 2077 would support Microsoft’s Smart Delivery system , meaning the Xbox One version will work on Xbox Series X from the jump. A later upgrade to Cyberpunk 2077, taking full advantage of the

From LAX to New York LaGuardia: Black architects make their mark on airports

51The Points Guy / 8h
There are strikingly few airports in the U.S. designed by architects of color. While there is no conclusive count, there are at least five terminal buildings where a person of color was a lead designer or principal on the project — five terminals out of the 563 commercial passenger airports recognized by federal authorities in 2018. But this should not be a surprise. People of color make up a str

This X-Ray Map of the Entire Sky Is a Psychedelic Dreamworld

2KFuturism / 8h
A telescope called eROSITA on board the Spektr-RG space observatory has captured breathtaking X-ray observations of the entire sky, Science Alert reports . The X-ray instrument was built by the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics in Germany (MPE), and was launched along with the Russian-German space observatory Spektr-RG in July 2019. The instrument’s observations, 165 gigabytes col

How to Adjust “Hey Google” Sensitivity on Your Assistant Speaker

41How-To Geek / 8h
The Google Assistant is a useful tool that allows you to control your smart home, check the weather, and more. Unfortunately, the Assistant might not hear you in a noisy environment or it might activate too easily. The fix is to adjust the “Hey Google” or “OK Google” wake word sensitivity. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Battle Royale Hit 'Apex Legends' Dives Onto Nintendo Switch in the Fall

Apex Legends Switch
How-To Geek / 8h
Apex Legends, a Fortnite-style battle royale shooter from Titanfall developer Respawn, has become a quick hit on PC and consoles. After a fairly subdued free-to-play launch, it’s caught on with players who appreciate the sci-fi setting and class-based, team-focused gameplay. You can play the game on PS4 and Xbox One, but later in the year it’ll hit Nintendo’s Switch, too. Read This Article on Rev

BMW and Mercedes shelve shared self-driving tech plan

BMW M5 Mercedes Daimler
SlashGear / 8h
BMW and Mercedes-Benz have put their autonomous driving collaboration on hold, blaming the expense of building a shared system for the decision. The two German automakers announced their self-driving alliance in early 2019, focusing on developing a Level 4 autonomous system that would allow their cars to navigate independently without any human involvement, within certain conditions. The believe,

4 months into lockdown, Eventbrite CEO Julia Hartz sees ‘exciting signs of recovery’

100+TechCrunch / 8h
“ Eventbrite is in the unique club that nobody wants to be in,” says CEO and co-founder Julia Hartz. “Which is the first affected and one of the most directly affected businesses of the COVID-19 era.” Hartz, who co-founded the company with her husband Kevin Hartz and Renaud Visage, joined ExtraCrunch Live recently to discuss moving forward when your core business isn’t just threatened, but wiped

Uppity: The Willy T Ribbs Story is racing history more people should know

84Ars Technica / 8h
Willy T. Ribbs in victory lane at Daytona International Speedway after winning the Paul Revere 250 SCCA Trans-Am race, July 3, 1984. [credit: ISC Images Archives via Getty Images ] Even in 2020, motor racing is a sport with all-too little diversity. Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton is the only black F1 driver I've seen compete in the 25+ years I've been watching the sport. NASCAR's Bubba Wa

Here's 20% off Your First Litterbox.com Subscription to Keep Your Cat Toilet Smelling Fresh and Clean

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Apple expands Mac trade-in program to US retail stores

Apple iPhone Mac 2020
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Apple has finally expanded its Mac Trade In program to retail stores in the US and Canada. Apple has long allowed users to trade in other products, such as iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches, in store, but Mac trade-ins have been limited to online-only. This means you had to mail in your old MacBook to Apple and patiently wait to receive your gift card or credit. However, as spotted by Bloomberg’s

TSA Data: US Passes 575K Daily Air Travelers

1KOne Mile at a Time / 8h
A few months ago demand for air travel began to plummet , as we’ve seen airlines cut capacity unlike ever before. During that time I’ve been keeping an eye on passenger numbers, as it’s interesting to see how demand is evolving. The pace at which travel by air is recovering is surprising to most, as we keep hitting new pandemic records in terms of the number of travelers every week. Yesterday was

NASA Planning Mysterious Test With ISS-Docked SpaceX Crew Dragon

400+Futurism / 8h
On May 30, SpaceX pulled off a historic launch . The space company launched NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station, the first time astronauts were sent into orbit from American soil since 2011. And their ride, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft , is now being put through its paces as it rests docked to the space station — including a mysterious “test” that cou

A Deep Dive With the Weirdest Fishes in the Sea

100+Wired / 8h
Go behind the scenes at the California Academy of Sciences to see their greatest specimens, including fish from the “Twilight Zone” and a massive megalodon tooth.

See 14 Mind-Blowing Places in Our Solar System

100+Gizmodo / 9h
Our solar system is an undeniably fascinating place, featuring an assortment of celestial oddities and wonders. Between the planets, moons, comets, and asteroids, there’s no shortage of places for us to explore. Slowly but very surely, we’re finding all sorts of incredible—and sometimes unexplainable—phenomena. Read more...

Here Are Some Dad Jokes for You

89Lifehacker / 9h
I’ll let you in on a little inside-Lifehacker secret: We debated whether to have a “Dad Hacks” theme week to coincide with Father’s Day. Ultimately, we all agreed that hacks should not be gendered. What we are comfortable gendering, however, are Dad Jokes. Read more...

Hitting the road this summer? Here’s everything you need to know about rental car elite status

The Points Guy / 9h
Editor’s note: This post has been updated with current car rental elite status benefits. It was originally published on Oct. 15, 2015. We talk a lot about elite status here at The Points Guy, from identifying which airline is best for low-tier status to valuing hotel elite status for a variety of chains. However, we haven’t devoted much time to car rental elite status. There are plenty of options

Tesla's solar panels are now more efficient and affordable

500+Engadget / 9h
Tesla doesn’t just make cars. The company also engineers, manufactures and installs solar panels -- both the traditional kind and modules that look like ordinary roof tiles. And while the latter seems like it could be a path to more mainstream adoption of renewable energy, the former is still the go-to solution for the solar industry. Tesla has updated its panels to be about 10 percent more effic

modernizor: Century Magazine / midsummer holiday number / new...

Music, Arts & Literature / 9h
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Browse Privately With 82% off ZenMate VPN for 2 Years

Gizmodo / 9h
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Cheap 2021 travel: Fly to Europe in business class starting at just 34,000 miles each way

The Points Guy / 9h
Iberia’s off-peak awards are by far one of the cheapest ways to fly to and from Europe in business class. You’ll pay just 34,000 Avios each-way when you book on these dates, making it nearly half the cost of comparable business class awards on other airline partners. Plus, Iberia offers a great business class product on its A330 and A350 aircraft. In a recent review, TPG’s Christian Kramer gave i

Clockwise CEO Matt Martin: How we closed an $18M Series B during a pandemic

100+TechCrunch / 9h
Matt Martin Contributor Matt Martin is CEO and co-founder of Clockwise , a San Francisco-based software company. More posts by this contributor Recession-proof your software engineering career It all started with an email from a customer: “Do you know why Bain Capital Ventures is reaching out to me about Clockwise?” That email would mark the beginning of a journey toward closing $18 million in ne

Oracle’s BlueKai tracks you across the web. That data spilled online

300+TechCrunch / 9h
Have you ever wondered why online ads appear for things that you were just thinking about? There’s no big conspiracy. Ad tech can be creepily accurate. Tech giant Oracle is one of a few companies in Silicon Valley that has near-perfected the art of tracking people across the internet. The company has spent a decade and billions of dollars buying startups to build its very own panopticon of users’

How to Use Microsoft Planner in Teams

How-To Geek / 9h
If you use Microsoft Teams to communicate and collaborate with your coworkers, there’s a good chance your team also uses Planner to manage work. Here’s how to use Planner in Teams and view your tasks next to your team chat. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Google Meet Adds a '.new' Domain Shortcut to Quickly Start Video Calls

How-To Geek / 9h
It’s been a long time since Google introduced its ‘.new’ domain shortcuts, which allow you to quickly open new documents or slideshows by typing docs.new, slides.new, and sheets.new into your address bar. Now, anyone can fire up a Google Meet call with the handy meet.new shortcut. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Stadia's Long-Awaited State Share for Instant Multiplayer Coming in July

How-To Geek / 9h
When Google showed off Stadia last year, it promised something that was more than just streaming games, but a new platform taking advantage of the company’s extensive experience in web services. Part of that was State Share, a straight-up revolutionary idea that would allow a new player to join their friend right in the middle of the action. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Chrome OS Is Getting On-Device Google Assistant

How-To Geek / 9h
Google Assistant is pretty ubiquitous already, with availability on phones, smart speakers, displays, and more recently, Chromebooks. With the Pixel 4, Google was able to shrink the Assistant down so much that it could run locally (instead of entirely in the cloud), and now that same feature is coming to Chrome OS. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Cyberpunk 2077 will get a free upgrade with PS5 compatibility

Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox
SlashGear / 9h
We already knew that Cyberpunk 2077 will be an Xbox Smart Delivery title – meaning that you’ll be able to buy it on Xbox One and later upgrade to the Xbox Series X version for free – but what about PlayStation 5? It turns out that a similar upgrade path will be available from PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5 once … Continue reading

Masks will be optional when the largest movie theater chain reopens in the US July 15

AMC Theaters US July Masks
200+TechCrunch / 9h
Update: AMC has reversed its decision on its mask policy. Per a statement, This announcement prompted an intense and immediate outcry from our customers, and it is clear from this response that we did not go far enough on the usage of masks. At AMC Theatres, we think it is absolutely crucial that we listen to our guests. Accordingly, and with the full support of our scientific advisors, we are re

Google tests interactive location listings in Street View

100+Engadget / 9h
Google is testing an added augmented reality layer in Street View that could be a godsend for those who have trouble picturing where they on a map. The feature, first spotted by a 9to5Google reader, adds interactive pins to Street View. They replicate some of the same icons you see when using the app's main overhead view. For instance, an orange one denotes a restaurant, while a blue icon signifi

A Report Blames ‘CIA Failures’ for the Agency's Worst Hack

1KWired / 9h
A series of WikiLeaks disclosures that exposed a trove of the intelligence organization's secrets could have been avoided, a task force found.

How to Protest for Social Justice at Home With Your Kids

58Lifehacker / 9h
The world is in overwhelming flux right now. On one hand, you have a terrifying global pandemic; on the other, a society in the midst of a social injustice awakening. Many families want to be a part of the movement but are still apprehensive about venturing too far from their quarantine safe space. Read more...

The Government Has Now Given Out CARES Act Grants To 287 U.S. ‘Airlines’. There Aren’t 287 Airlines!

100+View from the Wing / 9h
When the Treasury Department first reported on airline subsidy payouts under the CARES Act I was shocked to learn that 96 airlines were receiving payroll support grants . Who knew there were 96 airlines? The Treasury Department wasn't done yet, and there were still a couple of billion dollars to hand out. This week they updated their report, and they've committed $24,157,445,417 out of an appropr

Why Doesn’t Allegiant Air Require Face Masks?

200+One Mile at a Time / 9h
Wearing face coverings on planes has become a shockingly controversial topic . At this point most US airlines require passengers to wear face masks, and some have even promised to step up enforcement . What some people don’t realize is that there’s one major US airline that doesn’t require face masks to be worn. Allegiant Air’s face mask policy Ultra low cost carrier Allegiant Air doesn’t require

What Apple's Rumored Big Change Could Mean for the Future of the Mac

26Gizmodo / 10h
Apple’s Mac computers have gone through just two major CPU architecture transitions in their entire history: moving from Motorola 68k to PowerPC processors in 1994, and then switching from PowerPC to Intel x86 chips in 2005. Based on recent reports (and nearly half a decade of rumors), it appears Apple is on the… Read more...

Immunity to COVID-19 may wane just 2-3 months after infection, study suggests

1KArs Technica / 10h
Enlarge / WUHAN, CHINA: The medical detection of antibodies for fresh graduates in Huazhong University of science and technology on June 11. 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. (credit: Getty | Stringer ) Protective immune responses that build up during a SARS-CoV-2 infection may weaken just two to three months later—particularly if the infection didn’t come with any symptoms, a new study sugge

Germany tightens online hate speech rules to make platforms send reports straight to the feds

German Wirecard Braun
300+TechCrunch / 10h
While a French online hate speech law has just been derailed by the country’s top constitutional authority on freedom of expression grounds, Germany is beefing up hate speech rules — passing a provision that will require platforms to send suspected criminal content directly to the Federal police at the point it’s reported by a user. The move is part of a wider push by the German government to tac

5 resources Black entrepreneurs can leverage to build and grow

100+TechCrunch / 10h
Delali Dzirasa Contributor Delali Dzirasa is CEO and founder of Fearless , a full-stack digital services firm in Baltimore, MD with a mission to create software with a soul — tools that empower communities and make a difference. Building a business is hard; about 50% of businesses fail in the first five years. The early years of an entrepreneur’s journey can be difficult and lonely. When starting

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra revealed in full through leaked images and specs

Samsung Galaxy 20 Ultra
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We weren’t sure there was going to be a Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra , as there hasn’t been much news of one and a source had even said the handset didn’t exist. But it sure looks real in a new leak, which includes hands-on photos and a partial specs list. The leak comes from @UniverseIce (a leaker with a good track record) on Twitter, and you can see the images below, showing off the alleged Not

This adhesive film for smartwatch can detect metabolites and nutrients in sweat

Siri Apple Watch Herm├ęs
SlashGear / 10h
We can thank Apple for bringing the medical and health-related functions of wearables to the forefront with its Apple Watch, which can detect heart arrhythmias in the latest version. Apple is also rumored to be adding new health features to future versions of its wearable. Researchers and other wearable device makers are also heading in that direction. Engineers at UCLA … Continue reading

'Trover Saves the Universe' arrives on Oculus Quest

53Engadget / 10h
Trover Saves the Universe — the bonkers adventure game from the bafflingly creative mind of Rick and Morty ’s Justin Roiland — has finally arrived on Oculus Quest. Already available on pretty much every other platform , the sweary psychedelic adventure from Roiland’s fledging studio Squanch Games has been a massive hit with players since its launch last year. The premise is predictably Roiland-eq

Cyberpunk 2077 will work on PS5 and Xbox Series X from day one

Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox
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It was previously revealed that Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed from September 17 to November 19, but now CD Projekt Red has confirmed the game will work on both next-gen consoles at launch. In addition, a "later upgrade" that takes "full advantage" of both next-gen consoles will be available for free. The developer confirmed this after a recent earnings call discussed the next-gen version of the

EA says Fifa 21 will be the 'most authentic' yet

FIFA 21 EA Xbox One
100+BBC News - Technology / 10h
The hugely popular franchise is expected to take full advantage of the power of next-gen systems.

You’ll apparently have Jony Ive to thank – or blame – for Apple’s smart glasses gamble

Bloomberg Apple AR
SlashGear / 10h
Former Apple design chief Jony Ive hit reset on the company’s first AR and VR headset project, according to a new report, pushing for a controversial design that traded some performance in favor of portability. Though the Apple smart glasses aren’t expected to be launched for another couple of years at least, previous leaks have described a number of different … Continue reading

This weekend's best iPad deals start at just $249 at Amazon

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Great iPad deals from Amazon and Apple are up for grabs right now, giving you the chance to save $80 or even score a free pair of AirPods in time for the weekend. The latest 2019 iPad 10.2-inch with 32GB capacity is just $249.99 (was $329) at Amazon right now, although most colors are sold out so definitely hurry if you want to snag one. We've only seen these go for a lower price on one occasion

R&D Roundup: Automated peach sniffers, orbital opportunity and AI accessibility

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I see far more research articles than I could possibly write up. This column collects the most interesting of those papers and advances, along with notes on why they may prove important in the world of tech and startups. In this week’s roundup: a prototype electronic nose, AI-assisted accessibility, ocean monitoring, surveying of economic conditions through aerial imagery and more. Accessible spe

Sony's Aibo robot will now greet you at the front door

200+Engadget / 10h
Sony’s robotic Aibo pup continues to learn new tricks. Thanks to a new software update , the android companion will now predict when you come home and sit patiently at the front door. Or that’s the idea, anyway. According to Sony’s website , you’ll first need to assign a meeting place — the entrance to your front home — by saying a phrase like “this is where you should go.” Aibo should then lower

These truthful Father's Day cards from Stephen Colbert and his wife Evelyn should never be sent

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If there's one we've learned during social distancing, it's that the presence of family members always makes the late shows more fun. Jimmy Fallon's children have proved this time and again , as has Stephen Colbert's dog . But this time it's his wife Evelyn's turn. In the segment above, Evelyn and Stephen attempt to do a segment on funny "draft" Father's Day cards, but they can't stop giggling th

The 10 Best Netflix Original Movies for Kids (June 2020)

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Movies are a great way to spend time with the entire family. With so many Netflix Original kids movies to choose from, you could easily spend your entire night scrolling through the streaming service. Here are the 10 best Netflix Original movies you can stream with your kids right now. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Reminder: Google Assistant Will Stop Working With First-Gen Hue Bridges on June 22nd

25How-To Geek / 10h
Philips Hue officially ended support for its first-gen Hue Bridge on April 30th, nearly two months ago. The original Bridge can no longer connect to the internet but still works on local networks with the legacy Philips Hue Bridge v1 app, as well as voice assistants like Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Toyota will make its THUMS software freely available starting in January 2021

SlashGear / 10h
Toyota has announced it will make its THUMS or Total Human Model for Safety software freely available starting in January 2021. Making the software freely available is part of Toyota’s efforts towards a safe mobility society. THUMS is a virtual human body model software program designed for computer analysis of human body injuries caused in vehicle accidents. Toyota believes making … Continue rea

American Airlines Bans Passenger Who Refused To Wear Face Mask

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Well that didn’t take long — American Airlines has this week promised to step up enforcement of its face mask policy , and just days later the carrier has banned its first passenger. The passenger American Airlines banned On Wednesday an American Airlines passenger was removed from a flight for refusing to wear a mask. The issue wasn’t that he didn’t have a mask, or anything, but rather that he w

Lime report shows micromobility travel poses the lowest risk of contracting COVID-19

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Lime has teamed up with cardiologist Dr. Mauro Montevecchi to write a white paper , which shows that using shared bikes and scooters — if you don’t have your own — is the best way to travel to avoid COVID-19. Yes, Lime will definitely benefit from people choosing shared bike and scooter solutions instead of hailing an Uber, but the company cited research that backs up its claims. Lime points to a

eBay’s Harassment Campaign Didn’t Happen in a Vacuum

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Plus: Meg Whitman’s experience with angry commenters, technology’s double-edged sword, and the wrath of the primates.

Roborock S6 MaxV Review: A Robot Vac That Avoids Dog Poop

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If you’ve recently acquired a pandemic puppy, you might need a robot vacuum that can recognize pet poop.

Amazon Fire OS vs Android: What You'll Miss With an Amazon Device

Gizmodo / 11h
Pick up a Fire TV device or an Amazon Fire tablet , and the on-board operating system is only loosely based on Android: You’re actually dealing with a modified OS, cut off from Google’s apps and services, but it’s not particularly clear exactly what that means for your choice of apps and options. Allow us to add some… Read more...

How to Use Shortcuts in iOS

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The Shortcuts app is a powerful automation tool that could help you optimize your life and save a lot of time on everyday tasks. In the video above, I share some ways I use Shortcuts and the resources I used to learn more about them. Read more...

Why Can't I Find My iPhone Photos After I Backed Them Up?

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Few things are worse than finding out you’re missing years’ worth of phone photos after you thought you backed them up correctly. I get some version of the “missing photo” question a lot for Lifehacker’s weekly tech Q&A column . And I’ll keep answering these as best I can, because I hate the idea of someone losing so… Read more...

How to Open Microsoft Word Documents Without Word

32How-To Geek / 11h
Microsoft Word is part of Microsoft Office and requires an up-front purchase or a Microsoft 365 subscription. If you’re using a computer without Word installed, there are other ways to view that DOCX or DOC file. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

How to Generate Meeting Reports in Zoom

25How-To Geek / 11h
Zoom provides a way to generate meeting reports of previous meetings. These reports can contain specific information about the participants, as well as results from polling questions. Here’s how to generate meeting reports in Zoom. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Incestuous kings may have built Ireland’s Newgrange passage tomb

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Enlarge (credit: Ken Williams, shadowsandstone.com ) A man buried in the inner chamber of Newgrange passage tomb was the product of a union between siblings, according to ancient DNA analysis. He was also more distantly related to people buried at passage tombs up to 150km away, suggesting that a network of related rulers controlled Ireland in the centuries after populations of Neolithic farmers

How to watch Apple's WWDC 2020 event

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Remember tech events? They're back! Sort of, anyway. Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is still on the calendar this year, but not how we're used to seeing it. It's only online, kicked off as always by a keynote address featuring CEO Tim Cook. SEE ALSO: Apple's iPhone 12 might come without EarPods The 2020 WWDC keynote address can be watched live on Apple's events page . If th

Netflix's 'Floor Is Lava' is super dumb and fun. Don't overthink it.

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Look. If Floor Is Lava is meant for you, then you already know that in your heart. The new reality series from Netflix is exactly what it sounds like: a Legends of the Hidden Temple- meets- Wipe Out mashup that tasks teams of three with completing extreme versions of the classic playground game. Climbing across themed sets of museum artifacts, bedroom furniture, outer-space obstacles, and more, c

It’s not just about e-mail, stupid

100+TechCrunch / 11h
Hello and welcome back to Equity , TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Your humble Equity team is pretty tired but in good spirits, as there was a lot to talk about this week. But, first, three things to start us off: First: Read this piece from TechCrunch’s Megan Rose Dickey about Juneteenth and tech companies. This podcast is going out

Volkswagen ID.4 images leaked ahead of its official reveal

SlashGear / 11h
Back in March, Volkswagen confirmed the US availability of its ID.4 all-electric SUV. The ID.4 is VW’s second all-electric model behind the ID.3 which, for some reason or another, won’t make it to U.S. shores. And now, the internet is awash with leaked images of VW’s production-model ID.4. The images were courtesy of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology … Continue reading

Football's canned atmosphere: how crowd noise is added to empty Premier League grounds

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When Manchester City's Raheem Sterling scored the first goal of the restarted Premier League season on Wednesday night, the cheer heard by viewers watching on TV came from a match played in the past. With pandemic restrictions meaning fans aren't allowed in the grounds, all fixtures for the foreseeable future will be played behind closed doors. Instead, TV companies are turning to technology to p

The Last Of Us Part II: Grim but great

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The follow-up to one the last decade's biggest games arrives - and pushes the envelope again.

jeanne-art: James Baldwin, dans les rues de New York, le 19 juin...

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jeanne-art : James Baldwin, dans les rues de New York, le 19 juin 1963. AP Photo/Dave Pickoff

Penguin on Amazon Prime, Bulbbul on Netflix drive two horror weekends

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The weekend is upon us and our team has put together another list of movies that are making their appearance on your favourite OTT platforms. While Amazon Prime Video is all set to premiere the multilingual mystery flick 'Penguin', rival Netflix is all set to showcase 'Bulbbul', a horror fantasy that focuses on social issues. And in between these two releases, there are also quite a few other mov

Using past data to predict whether 2020 will be the warmest on record

97Ars Technica / 11h
Enlarge / One interesting way to look at the world: the darker the red, the closer the correlation between local temperature and global mean. Blue areas tend to prefer contrarian temperatures. (credit: Brown and Caldeira/Earth and Space Science ) Meteorologists run weather-forecast models to provide good predictions of weather conditions over the next few days. Climate scientists, on the other ha

Hubble shows off new images of planetary nebulae

SlashGear / 11h
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken some of the most iconic images of space that we have. Hubble has shown off its imaging capabilities with two new images of planetary nebulae. The images depict two nearby young planetary nebulae known as NGC 6302 and NGC 7027. The former is also known as the Butterfly Nebula. Both are among the … Continue reading

Podcast: PlayStation 5 details and hesitation over facial recognition

37Engadget / 11h
Sony unveiled the PlayStation 5 last week, sharing with the world the console’s design, specs, games and accessories. One question remains in everyone’s mind: How much will it cost? Devindra and Cherlynn are joined by deputy managing editor Nathan Ingraham to discuss this device’s eye-catching appearance, size and speculate how much it will cost. Nate also tells us why The Last Of Us II is a hear

Lufthansa Won’t Fly A380s Again Until At Least 2022, If At All

300+One Mile at a Time / 11h
If you were hoping to fly Lufthansa’s A380 anytime soon, there’s very bad news — the planes won’t be flying for at least a couple of years, if at all. Lufthansa may not fly A380s again Like many other airlines, Lufthansa stored its A380 fleet when the pandemic started, given the reduction in demand. Not only that, but given the company’s pessimistic view of a recovery, the airline has already dec

The trouble with counting aliens

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Enlarge / The moon is seen behind an antenna on the site of the radiotelescope of Nancay on October 03, 2019, near Vierzon, Central France. (credit: Guillaume Souvant | Getty Images) In the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, there’s really only one big question: Where is everybody? This question has haunted alien hunters ever since the Nobel-winning physicist Enrico Fermi posed it to some

Google Photos printing subscription is closing after just four months

SlashGear / 11h
There has been a renaissance of interest in printed photos, partly thanks to the popularity of Instagram’s square format and the return of instant-print “Polaroid” cameras. The latter, of course, means you’ll have to carry another camera or at least buy a small pocket printer whose only use is to print such framed photos. If that sounds like more a … Continue reading

US court rejects Magic Leap claim that Nreal founder stole mixed-reality secrets

52Engadget / 11h
Augmented-reality headset maker Magic Leap made a fairly serious accusation last year, when it claimed that former employee Chi Xu had used “stolen” company secrets to set up his own business, Nreal. The Beijing-based Nreal made waves at CES in 2019 with its $499 mixed reality glasses , which Magic Leap said were “strikingly similar” to the Magic Leap One device. Now though, a federal judge has t

Regional Carrier Republic Takes CARES Act Money, Fires Workers Already Anyway

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Republic Airways flies for American Airlines, Delta, and United. The federal government agreed to provide Republic with $206 million in CARES Act payroll subsidies. Airlines taking these funds can not furlough any employees through September 30. They've reportedly done it anyway . Continue reading ...

What Is Harmony OS? Huawei’s New Operating System Explained

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100+How-To Geek / 11h
After years of speculation and rumor, Chinese tech giant Huawei formally unveiled its Harmony OS operating system in 2019. It’s fair to say that more questions have been raised than answered. How does it work? What problems does it solve? And is it a product of the current feud between Huawei and the U.S. government? Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Sony WF-XB700 Extra Bass Review: Basic 'Buds

How-To Geek / 11h
One of my biggest issues with many true wireless earbuds is how thin they can sound. They’ve gotten better over the last few years, but many ‘buds just lack the depth and low end that gives music the fullness we all love to hear. Sony’s Extra Bass true wireless ‘buds look to fix that with, well, extra bass. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Smart Speakers vs. Bluetooth Speakers: What's the Difference and Which Should You Buy?

37How-To Geek / 11h
There’s only so much you can learn from a name. Bluetooth speakers and smart speakers may look similar, but they’re significantly different from one another in terms of portability, convenience, and function. But what are the differences between Bluetooth speakers and smart speakers, and which should you buy? Read This Article on Review Geek ›

This Excel malware even forces you to fill out a dreaded CAPTCHA form

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Microsoft has identified a new Excel malware campaign that uses a novel technique to bypass traditional antivirus software and other security solutions. According to the firm, cybercriminal syndicate Chimborazo is distributing a rigged Excel document capable of infecting victims with the password-stealing GraceWire trojan. Before the Excel file is downloaded, however, the victim is asked to fill

Why Juneteenth Went Viral

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300+Wired / 12h
The George Floyd protests have brought the holiday to the foreground. May it be a day of reflection and reckoning.

Shelter In Place Works—If You Can Afford to Stay Home

100+Wired / 12h
In San Francisco’s Mission District, a study showed Covid-19 tests aren't enough if people can’t take time off of work. They need financial and social support, too.

The top 5 premium-economy cabins in the sky today

The Points Guy / 12h
During the COVID-19 crisis, our team has temporarily ceased taking review trips. However, we are publishing new flight, hotel and lounge reviews, from trips taken before the lockdown. We have also been publishing a selection of our most popular reviews from the past year. We hope this will help you choose once we’re all ready to start booking trips again. Bear in mind that for the foreseeable fut

Experiments show hummingbirds see colors you’ve never dreamed of

500+Ars Technica / 12h
Enlarge / One of the helpful study participants. (credit: Noah Whiteman (University of California, Berkeley)) The phrase “every color of the rainbow” isn’t quite as all-encompassing as it sounds. For one thing, the color chips in your hardware store’s paint aisle host some colors you’ll be hard-pressed to point to in a real rainbow. But even on a less hair-splitting level, purple is missing from

Apple TV+'s ‘Dads’ celebrates fatherhood but doesn't offer anything original

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At the beginning of Dads , the new Apple TV+ documentary debuting right before Father's Day, actress Bryce Dallas Howard (in her feature directorial debut) puts a group of comedic celebrity fathers in front of a brightly colored background. From off-screen, she asks them to define what a dad is. “A hero,” says Jimmy Fallon when it’s his turn on-camera, thinking back to his own childhood. If Dads

Google has released a Chrome add-on to transform the way you browse the web

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Google has released a new Chrome extension that uses special URLs to direct users to a specific part of a webpage. You probably share links with people all the time in emails and on social media, but the URLs you share are limited; they only let you direct someone to a particular page online. If you're trying to point out a specific section of a page, this means the recipient has to search high a

Malala Yousafzai posts joyful graduation pics, says it's time for 'Netflix, reading, and sleep'

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For the Class of 2020, graduation looks a little different this year . Those completing their degrees are celebrating their incredible achievements at home, over Zoom and Facebook , in rainbow graduation ceremonies , and with John Krasinski and friends . And that includes Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai, who has just finished her degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economic

How the travel industry is celebrating Juneteenth in 2020 — and why it’s so important

21The Points Guy / 12h
This Friday, June 19, marks an important day in United States history. On this day in 1865, Major General Gordon Granger and his troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, heralding an important announcement: The Civil War was over, and slavery was outlawed. While slavery had been banned by the Emancipation Proclamation two and a half years earlier, many slave owners had ignored the executive order and

An affordable Motorola Edge Lite is likely on the way

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Motorola is on a launch spree this year. After unveiling its budget One Fusion+ smartphone in India a few days back, the company has made it to the headlines once again, however, this time, with yet another mid-range smartphone as per a report by Pricebaba . Citing information received from Ishan Agarwal, the report says that Motorola will be launching a mid-range smartphone soon and it will be c

French constitutional authority rejects law forcing online platforms to delete hate-speech content

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French regulation on hate speech on online platforms has been widely deemed as unconstitutional by France’s Constitutional Council, the top authority in charge of ruling whether a new law complies with the constitution. It won’t come into effect as expected in the coming weeks. As a reminder, the original law said that online platforms should remove within 24 hours illicit content that has been f

Xiaomi’s OnePlus Z rival is out now in the UK and you can grab it a discount

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Following an announcement back in May , the Poco F2 Pro from Xiaomi’s sub-brand Pocophone is finally now available to buy in the UK, and if you pick it up soon then you can get it at a discounted price. Until June 23 the Poco F2 Pro will cost just £499 on Xiaomi’s website , down from a standard price of £549. And you can also get an extra £20 off by using the voucher code POCOF2PRO. That’s for a

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite gets a permanent price cut in India

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite has received a permanent price cut in India today. The phone was launched back in January this year with S Pen support. This is the “lite” variant of the premium flagship Note 10. Currently, the device is available in two configurations, 6 + 128GB and 8 + 128GB, priced at Rs 41,999 and Rs 43,999 respectively. Both the variants have received Rs 4,000 price cut and w

Airstream updates Flying Cloud and International trailer with posh interiors

SlashGear / 12h
Airstream recently unveiled new interior designs for its Flying Cloud and International travel trailers. New for 2021 are refreshed decors, updated fabrics, and new leather options across the board. Airstream is the leader in travel trailers and luxury coaches for its build-quality and creature-comfort design. The redesigned interior will only make the Flying Cloud and International more desirabl

Curiosity Rover captures Earth and Venus in one picture

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The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .



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