Wednesday, October 14, 2020

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These wildlife photography winners showcase the beauty and cruelty of nature

1KMashable / 7h
The wildlife photos have been coming thick and fast lately. First we had the highly commended entires in the Wildlife Photography of the Year Awards, then we had the Comedy Wildlife Photography of the Year Awards , and this week we had the microscopic entries for the Nikon Small World Photomicography Competition . Now, we have even more photos from the Wildlife Photography of the Year Awards — an

Canon's pocket-sized PowerShot Zoom is part camera, part nature gazer

Canon Mark II Zoom
500+Engadget / 5h
With regular compact cameras going the way of the dodo, Canon is trying something completely different. It just unveiled the PowerShot Zoom , a “compact telephoto monocular,” with a design that looks like a golf rangefinder rather than a camera or camcorder. It’s designed not only to take 12-megapixel photos and 1080p video, but work as a viewer for “hiking, birdwatching and nature gazing,” accor

Engageli comes out of stealth with $14.5M and a new approach to teaching by video remotely

Engageli Zoom $14.5M
500+TechCrunch / 6h
Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet have become standard tools for teachers who have had to run lessons remotely since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. But they’re not apps necessarily designed for classrooms, and that fact has opened a gap in the market for those looking to build something more fit to the purpose. Today, a startup called Engageli is coming out of stealth with a service that

Gadgets Were on the Way Out. Then 2020 Happened.

20NYT > Technology / 7min
A brutally unexpected year turned millions of people into gear nerds, whether they liked it or not.

Finally, the First Room-Temperature Superconductor

100+NYT > Technology / 7min
It conveys electricity in the climate of a crisp fall day, but only under pressures comparable to what you’d find closer to Earth’s core.

These 14 companies will help solve NASA’s biggest Artemis Moon base problems

SlashGear / 10min
NASA has revealed its list of private companies tapped to provide tech and resources for Artemis, as the US space agency readies plans for a sustainable Moon-base and, beyond that, a crewed mission to Mars. The fourteen-strong list includes familiar names like SpaceX and Lockheed Martin, but also much smaller American businesses. In total, NASA expects to spend over $370 … Continue reading

First look at the new Google Pixel 5

28Mashable / 13min
Mashable's tech reporter Brenda Stolyar unwraps and gives her first impressions of the Google Pixel 5. Read more... More about Tech , Mashable Video , 5g , Google Pixel 5 , and Pixel 5

Just 25 amazing Prime Day deals for under $50

Mashable / 13min
By now you've probably sifted through countless Prime Day deals, but maybe you're noticing that even though items are on sale, they're still pretty expensive. If you're working within a budget but still want to participate in the shopping fun, there are some great deals that won't cost an arm and a leg. We've rounded up 25 of the best Prime Day deals under $50. These range from kitchen gadgets to

Zoom launches paid-for live events with OnZoom

64BBC News - Technology / 13min
OnZoom, a live-events platform, will sell tickets for "online experiences".

Virgin Orbit aims for December for second attempt at orbital demonstration launch

20TechCrunch / 18min
Would-be small satellite launch service provider Virgin Orbit is aiming to redo its key orbital demonstration launch this December, which would be a remarkable turnaround after its attempt in March didn’t manage to reach orbit as the company had hoped. The company aims to offer low-cost launch services for small satellites, using its mid-air launch vehicle which is carried to a high altitude by a

Audi's Video Projector Headlights Are Finally Available on 2021 Models

27Gizmodo / 19min
As electric cars become more common and less of a novelty, car makers are on the hunt for the next innovative feature to woo consumers. For Audi, that’s the company’s Digital Matrix LED headlights, which double as video projectors to intelligently illuminate the road ahead. Read more...

Plenty has raised over $500 million to grow fruits and veggies indoors

Driscoll’s Plenty $140M
80TechCrunch / 22min
Plenty‌ ‌Unlimited ‌ has raised $140 million in new funding to build more vertical farms around the U.S. The new funding, which brings the company’s total cash haul to an abundant $500 million, was led by existing investor Softbank Vision Fund also included the berry farming giant Driscoll’s. It’s a move that will give Driscoll’s exposure to Plenty’s technology for growing and harvesting fruits a

Google Analytics update uses machine learning to surface more critical customer data

48TechCrunch / 24min
If you ever doubted the hunger brands have for more and better information about consumers, you only need to look at Twilio buying customer data startup Segment this week for $3.2 billion. Google sees this the same thing as everyone else, and today it introduced updates to Google Analytics to help companies understand their customers better (especially in conjunction with related Google tools). V

The Amazon Prime Day deals your dog would want

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Get a great Amazon Prime Day deal for your dog and treat your fur-ever friend to something nice.

WestJet cuts 5 cities in eastern Canada, blames coronavirus and fee increases

The Points Guy / 30min
Canadian airlines have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. With minimal government aid, leaders at Air Canada and WestJet have cut flights for longer and deeper than their U.S. counterparts as they wait for flyers to return. WestJet, for one, cannot wait any longer. The Calgary-based carrier is indefinitely curtailing service to five airports in eastern Canada airports, it said Wednesday.

Fracking Releases Airborne Radioactivity, Harvard Scientists Say

200+Futurism / 31min
Poison Air Aside from the myriad other ways it destroys the environment , it turns out that fracking also releases radioactive particles in the air that could poison nearby towns. New research shows that these radioactive particles can be released from underground and carried great distances by the wind, The Guardian reports . It’s troubling news, and the Harvard researchers behind the study warn

Spotify launches an automatically updating iOS 14 widget

Spotify 14 Home Screen
90TechCrunch / 34min
Spotify today has released its highly-anticipated iOS 14 widget with the latest app update. The new widget, which comes in both the small and medium sizes for the time being, allows you to quickly access your recently played artists, albums and podcasts with a tap. The smaller widget will display just your most recently listened to item, while the medium-sized widget will instead show the five mo

Harley-Davidson should keep making e-motorcycles

88TechCrunch / 34min
Harley-Davidson should continue to make electric motorcycles. That’s my big takeaway after taking home the company’s LiveWire for three weeks. I’d ridden it on a closed course in 2019, but that wasn’t enough absorb the finer qualities of the 105 horsepower machine. After nearly a month and a thousand miles on the LiveWire, I’d venture to say it could be the most innovative motorcycle Harley-David

Save 58% on the Oral-B iO8 electric toothbrush with this squeaky clean Prime Day deal

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Get Oral B's best clean yet with this amazing electric toothbrush deal at Amazon.

Playing Microsoft Flight Simulator? These are the best Prime Day flight stick deals

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Really get into your flight, space, and mech sims this Prime Day with these deals on flight stick peripherals

Prime Day deal: Save $99 on an Apple MacBook Air

28Mashable / 41min
Save $99: The 13-inch 8GB Apple MacBook Air is on sale on Amazon for $899.99 for Prime Day. We know you're excited about the iPhone 12 — so much so that you may not even be noticing all the great Apple sales going on. This only happens once in a blue moon so you should probably take advantage of it. One product that's finally a bit discounted is the MacBook Air . The 13-inch and 8 GB model is $99

Always Double the Sauce

32Lifehacker / 42min
You can never have too much sauce. The right sauce can turn something as simple as a bowl of steamed vegetables into an extraordinary meal, but most recipes seem to underestimate the amount needed to achieve such a transformation. When you find a sauce that really blows your mind, you should immediately—without… Read more...

iPhone 12 colors: new shades for the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max

Apple iPhone 12 Pro
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There are plenty of iPhone 12 colors to choose between, but the iPhone 12 Pro models have different ones.

Amazon Workers Want Paid Time Off to Vote

100+Gizmodo / 43min
We’ve already seen lines snaking as far as the eye can see and up to 11 hour waits for early voting, and, since the U.S. hasn’t made election day on a weekend or a national holiday like much of the rest of the civilized world, we’re left to the mercy of our bosses. So Amazon tech workers are petitioning the company… Read more...

Snag the Kindle Paperwhite for $45 off While You Can

Gizmodo / 43min
Kindle Paperwhite | $85 | Amazon

A NASA spacecraft is about to scoop up some asteroid rubble

62MIT Technology Review / 45min
Since December 2018, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting the asteroid Bennu and trying to find out more about its chemistry and geology. And for good reason: “Bennu is a time capsule,” says Thomas Zurbuchen, the head of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. “It has been out there for 4.5 billion years, and carries the history of that environment with it.” If we study 1,640-meter-long Bennu

Missing Oktoberfest? 5 ways to safely celebrate your love of beer in the US this fall

The Points Guy / 45min
Oktoberfest is a beloved European tradition embraced around the world, including the United States and Canada. When beer aficionados say they’re planning to celebrate Oktoberfest, clarification is required: Are these fermented froth devotees headed to Munich, Germany, for the world’s largest two-week homage to beer ? Or are they simply participating in another event in honor of the German origina

The Oculus Quest 2 Is Shipping Now, Better Order Quick Before It Sells Out

How-To Geek / 46min
Facebook unveiled the Oculus Quest 2 last September and promised a cheaper, lighter, and more powerful headset. Now the $300 Oculus Quest 2 is here, and if you didn’t preorder, it’s not too late to get your hands on one. At least not yet, but don’t dally too long. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

OnePlus' New Buds Z True Wireless Earbuds Are Only $50 and Look Great

21How-To Geek / 46min
In addition to the OnePlus 8T, OnePlus announced a new set of true wireless earbuds today. The OnePlus Buds Z promises deep bass, 20 hours of playtime with its case, and fast charging all in a $50 package. That’s a lot for not a lot of money. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A budget tablet is at its best price ever for Prime Day

32Mashable / 47min
Save $55.94: The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is on sale for $94.05 for Prime Day. Prime Day is so much more than deals on TVs and laptops . Just about every type of tech is on sale, and tablets are no exception . But if you're hesitant to drop hundreds on a shiny new iPad, there are plenty of budget-friendly options to pick from, starting with a Prime exclusive deal on a Samsung Galaxy Tab A . SEE ALSO:

Sony's best headphones (that *just* came out) are $50 off for Prime Day

36Mashable / 47min
Save $51.99 : The new Sony WH-1000XM4 noise-canceling headphones are on sale for less than $300 for Prime Day. Buying them at Best Buy or Amazon also gets you a free $25 gift card. Despite the headphone market being more saturated with brands than many other tech categories, choosing the best pair to buy isn't all that hard of a decision. The people who notice those little differences in sound de

Don't buy the 'murder hornet' hype

24Mashable / 47min
Giant hornets, like you, need protein. The two-inch-long wasps Vespa mandarinia — regrettably dubbed “murder hornets” — attack bee colonies because they teem with prey. These hornets are remarkable, tenacious-looking animals. They're the biggest wasps in the world. The problem is they’re native to Asia, but in 2019 and 2020 people have spotted over a dozen of them (so far) in a corner of Washingt

Acura MDX Prototype teases new 3-row SUV’s upgrades – and the MDX Type S

SlashGear / 49min
The new 2021 Acura MDX is coming, and today we’re seeing a thinly-veiled preview of just what the new three-row SUV will offer in the shape of the MDX Prototype. Officially a tease of what the automaker has in mind, if previous Acura prototypes are anything to go by then the production next-generation SUV is likely to stick closely to … Continue reading

England vs Denmark live stream: how to watch 2020 Nations League from anywhere

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Read our guide to getting an England vs Denmark live stream, no matter where in the world you are - England top the group, but the Danes are no push-overs.

First Monster Hunter movie trailer is definitely weird and kind of cool

Jovovich Monster Hunter
SlashGear / 51min
After last week’s teaser, the first trailer for Monster Hunterhas arrived, giving us our first full look at the movie. Thus far, it’s been somewhat difficult to gauge the Monster Hunter movie, and it seems that fans are probably cautious heading into this release given the general quality of video game movie adaptation across the board. Still, if you’re a … Continue reading

SpaceX gets FCC approval to bid in $16 billion rural-broadband auction

60Ars Technica / 53min
Enlarge / A SpaceX Starlink user terminal/satellite dish. (credit: SpaceX ) SpaceX is one of 386 entities that have qualified to bid in a federal auction for rural-broadband funding. SpaceX has so far overcome the Federal Communications Commission's doubts about whether Starlink, its low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite service, can provide latency of less than 100ms and thus qualify for the auction's

Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet drops to lowest price in late Prime Day deal

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Keep the kids entertained with this stellar tablet deal – but you'll need to be quick.

Zoom is getting into ticketed online events

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40Engadget / 58min
By this point in the pandemic, chances are you’ve already used Zoom to not only attend work meetings but to take part in classes and workshops. So it should come as no surprise Zoom plans to capitalize on that trend. The company has started beta testing a new service called OnZoom that allows Zoom users to host and monetize online events. If you’ve used apps like Eventbrite and Meetup, what’s on

The ESA Is Weaving Flax Fiber Into Satellites So They Incinerate Better

96Futurism / 1h
Short Fuse The European Space Agency (ESA) is taking an unusual approach to its new satellites: replacing sturdy carbon fibers with a more natural version made from the flax plant. If that sounds like it might make these satellites a little bit flimsier, well, that’s the point. The ESA is trying to make it easier for satellites to break apart and incinerate as they re-enter the atmosphere for ret

iPhone 12 Pro in the hands of the gimbal GOAT

Apple iPhone 12 HomePod
SlashGear / 1h
Apple released a video today showing their collaboration with Chivo, aka Emmanuel Lubezki. Chivo (“goat” in Spanish) is known for his work with extremely long, uninterrupted shots of video in major motion pictures like Children of Men, Gravity, Birdman, and The Revenant. Lubezki uses several sorts of accessories to assist in his capture of video with the iPhone 12 Pro, … Continue reading

True Ventures has $840 million more to invest in nascent and breakout startups

60TechCrunch / 1h
True Ventures , the now 15-year-old firm with offices in Palo Alto, Calif., and San Francisco, is taking the wraps off two new funds this morning: it has closed its seventh early-stage fund with $465 million, and capped its fourth opportunity-type fund — used to back its own breakout portfolio companies — with $375 million. It’s a lot of committed capital for True, which was founded and continues

This Samsung soundbar with wireless subwoofer is $130 off for Prime Day

32Mashable / 1h
SAVE $130: The Samsung 2.1 Ch 290W Sound Bar With Wireless Subwoofer is on sale for $129.99 for Prime Day. Day two of Prime Day is bringing big savings on tech deals — from TVs to laptops to headphones . For those looking to really boost their home audio, a soundbar is the best upgrade. Got a TV with mediocre sound? A soundbar can help with that. Soundbars are specifically designed to provide pow

Looking for a Prime Day Monitor deal? Don't miss the HP 27er - on sale today

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Check out HP's latest Prime Day Monitor deal on this gorgeous 27er - now rocking a whole $60 off.

Best gaming laptops deals for Prime Day — save $$$ on ROG, MSI, and Razer

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Get the best in mobile PC gaming power at some great prices — today only!

Mario Kart Live is a fun, if flawed, excuse to race around the house

32Ars Technica / 1h
Besides being an actual working RC car, the Mario Kart Live kart makes for a nice conversation piece on its own. When we were first introduced to the concept of Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit just last month , it seemed like one of the most clever implementations of "augmented reality" we'd ever heard of. A remote-controlled Mario Kart with a camera that lets you view your house as a virtual race

Leaseweb teams up with Veeam over backup solution

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Leaseweb will integrate Veeam's backup solutions with its cloud service offerings to help organizations expand internationally.

Get the Motorola Edge flagship for under $500 with this Amazon Prime Day deal

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Pick up a Motorola Edge for $200 off with this Amazon Prime Day deal, discounting an already high-value Android phone.

Emirates Bringing Back A380 Bar & Showers!

1KOne Mile at a Time / 1h
Yesterday I wrote about how Emirates is reintroducing many premium cabin services as of October 15, and now I have some more details to share about what exactly that will look like… Emirates reinstating first & business class service When the pandemic first started, airlines around the globe modified inflight service offerings. Emirates was among those airlines — while Emirates’ cuts weren’t as d

At 98 inches, this is probably the biggest Android touchscreen - and it even has a subwoofer

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 1h
You'll have a hard time reading your Kindle on this one.

Do Not Buy an iPhone 12 Just for 5G

Verizon 5G 12 AT&T
100+Gizmodo / 1h
Apple CEO Tim Cook spent a good chunk of the company’s iPhone event on Tuesday hyping the capabilities of 5G connectivity, even going so far as to invite Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg on stage to extoll the benefits of the carrier’s next-gen network. Fast speeds! Low latency! Gaming! Movies! It all sounded incredibly… Read more...

Wednesday's Best Deals: Amazon Prime Day, Apple AirPods, Razer Blade 15, DJI Mavic Mini Drone, Succulents 11-Pack, Aukey Chargers, and More

64Gizmodo / 1h
Amazon Prime Day bargains , including Apple AirPods and the Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop , lead Wednesday’s best deals. Read more...

Wednesday's Best Deals: Amazon Prime Day, Apple AirPods, Razer Blade 15, DJI Mavic Mini Drone, Succulents 11-Pack, Aukey Chargers, and More

64Lifehacker / 1h
Amazon Prime Day bargains , including Apple AirPods and the Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop , lead Wednesday’s best deals. Read more...

What To Do if Your Pet Dies in Daycare or a Kennel

36Lifehacker / 1h
For people who travel frequently (or at least used to) and have a pet, part of planning a trip involves finding someone to look after their canine or feline family members while they’re away. Deciding a place to board their pets can be stressful, weighing things like who will be caring for the animals, how much it… Read more...

Wake up and smell these tasty Nespresso coffee machine deals with up to 30% off

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Pick up a bargain for your morning pick me up - prices start at $140, with brands like De'Longhi and Breville included in the discounts.

Prime Day deal alert: Major discounts on travel-friendly tablets and drones

The Points Guy / 1h
Want to see the latest Prime Day deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter , and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @ tpg_alerts . Prime Day is finally here and Amazon has a ton of amazing deals in store. But with thousands of products to choose from and new deals starting as often as every five minutes, it’s easy to get lost and think th

Pokemon GO October 2020 : Unique Shiny Charizard with Dragon Breath!

SlashGear / 1h
Today we’re looking at all the feature details released for Pokemon GO in October 2020 starting October 17! That includes updates for the game, Shiny Pokemon in Pokemon GO, and the next big Community Day – with Charmander! The next big day you’ll likely want to pay attention to takes place on October 17, starting at 11AM local time. The … Continue reading

This Samsung Galaxy Watch deal drops to its lowest ever price for Prime Day

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This Samsung Galaxy Watch deal sees the smartwatch drop to its lowest ever price during the Amazon Prime Day sale.

Apple MacBooks get big price cuts for Prime Day – but you'll need to hurry

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These are the best Apple MacBook deals for Amazon Prime Day.

Zoom to start first phase of E2E encryption rollout next week

Zoom Zapps OnZoom End
100+TechCrunch / 1h
Zoom will begin rolling out end-to-end encryption to users of its videoconferencing platform from next week, it said today . The platform, whose fortunes have been supercharged by the pandemic-driven boom in remote working and socializing this year, has been working on rebooting its battered reputation in the areas of security and privacy since April — after it was called out on misleading market

Now there’s a cheaper, single-motor version of the Lucid Air EV

Lucid Air 406 Miles
33Ars Technica / 1h
Enlarge / The Lucid Air is a stylish and aerodynamic sedan. (credit: Lucid Motors) When Lucid Motors revealed the final production version of its new electric vehicle in September, the only thing not to like was the price. The specs for the Air Dream Edition were eye-opening: 1,080hp (805kW), zero to 60mph in 2.5 seconds, and a range of 503 miles (810km). But they were matched by the MSRP—$169,00

Is NASA Finally Done Paying Russia for Trips to Space?

NASA Soyuz Rubins Russian
Gizmodo / 1h
NASA just handed over $90 million to the Russian space agency for launching astronaut Kate Rubins to the International Space Station. Assuming its commercial partners are able to deliver, this could mark the last time NASA purchases a seat on a Soyuz spacecraft. Read more...

Amazon has steep discounts on microSD cards and SSDs for Prime Day

49Engadget / 1h
In the past, Amazon Prime Day has brought a number of good storage deals and this year is much the same. If you’re a Prime member in need more digital space (that’s not in the cloud) for your documents, photos, video games and other information, you’ll probably be able to find a decent deal in this shopping event. But instead of sifting through all of them on your own, we’ve gathered the storage

Nintendo Switch Online and Xbox Live Gold memberships are on sale for Prime Day

24Mashable / 1h
QUICK LINKS: Nintendo Switch Online Membership (One Year) + SanDisk 128GB MicroSDXC Card — save $29.99 Xbox Live Gold Membership (Three Months) — save $10 It's been a really big year for online gaming — recent releases like Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Marvel's Avengers , as well as consistently updated games like Call of Duty: Warzone , Fortnite , Destiny 2, and Apex Legends have kept the o

15 of the best Prime Day deals that are quickly running out of stock (or will be soon)

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These 15 Amazon Prime Day deals won’t last long - stock of these highly-desirable products is running out fast.

OnePlus 8T Pro: why haven't we seen it, and could it come later?

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There's no OnePlus 8T Pro, and the company CEO has explained in no uncertain terms why that is.

This rather average laptop defied logic to become a best-seller on Amazon Prime Day

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But the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 is a far better option.

$60 off a 256GB iPad Mini is the best Prime Day tablet deal we've seen – but you'll have to hurry

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Save big on Apple's smallest iPad with this fantastic Prime Day deal.

One last Assassin’s Creed Valhalla test ahead of its November launch

Assassin Creed Valhalla
33Ars Technica / 1h
Yes, you can pet the dog... in your village. You can kill the dogs in other people's villages. (All images in this article were captured from real-time preview gameplay.) [credit: Ubisoft ] Last week, Ubisoft offered me an opportunity to play its upcoming open-world quest game Assassin's Creed Valhalla in an almost-retail state. This follows my 3.5 hours of preview gameplay in July , and honestly

OpenView Venture Partners raises $450M for sixth fund, its largest to date

48TechCrunch / 1h
This morning OpenView Venture Partners announced that it has closed $450 million for its new, sixth fund. The capital pool is its largest to date , coming in at roughly 50% larger than its preceding fund five. OpenView is based in Boston, but invests globally. The $450 million fund’s future existence has been known since at least November of last year, thanks to an SEC filing . The firm’s investm

BT's fantastic fibre broadband deal with £100 Mastercard ends tomorrow

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BT broadband deals have been cut in price and now come with a £100 Mastercard - get in there before it goes tomorrow.

Amazon's third-gen Echo Dot is under $20 for Prime Day — its lowest price *ever*

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SAVE 81%: Typically $49.99, the third-gen Amazon Echo Dot is on sale for just $18.99 this Prime Day. It also comes with six free months of Amazon Music Unlimited (a $65.97 value), bringing you $78.94 in total savings. After Amazon announced several new Echo devices at its fall hardware event in late September, we had a sneaking suspicion the previous-gen models would get some big discounts for Pr

Toronto will trial automated shuttles from Local Motors in new pilot program

96TechCrunch / 1h
The city of Toronto is going to start operating autonomous shuttles on a trial basis, through an agreement with Local Motors that will see that company’s Olli 2.0 all-electric self-driving shuttle ferry passengers beginning in Spring 2021. The trial is being conducted with Pacific Western Transportation, a transportation operations company, and each ride over the course of the trial will include

M1 Finance closes $45M Series C mere months after it raised its $33M Series B

M1 Finance $45M Series
200+TechCrunch / 1h
Just months after it announced a $33 million Series B, Chicago-based M1 Finance today disclosed a $45 Series C. The new financing event was led by Left Lane Capital , the same investor that led M1’s Series B. Bear in mind that so-called inside rounds are now a bullish sign in 2020, as opposed to in prior VC eras when they were viewed more cooly. Other M1 investors include Jump Capital , Clocktowe

The 'Severe Ramifications' of Climate Change on the Great Barrier Reef Are Clearer Than Ever

53Gizmodo / 1h
Whether its humanity or coral, you need a healthy, diverse population to survive. Pick off the old and you lose wisdom and protection. Pick off the young, and it’s adios to the next generation. Read more...

The new iPhone 12 range doesn’t have a sweet-spot

SlashGear / 1h
Yesterday, Apple announced four new iPhone 12 models, in the process taking its line-up of handsets in 2020 to seven. That’s before you consider the different colors and storage variations of the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. If you’re trying to figure out which is the “best” new iPhone 12 to buy, … Continue reading

Shockingly, the 'Monster Hunter' movie trailer is full of giant beasts

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100+Engadget / 1h
Milla Jovovich and Paul W.S. Anderson, the star and director of the Resident Evil series, are ditching zombies to tackle a different horde of video game-inspired creatures in their Monster Hunter movie . They offered a brief look at what they’ve cooked up in a teaser earlier this month , and the latest trailer shows off more of what’s in store. As you probably expect, it boasts plenty of action —

Amazon Echo devices are on sale for up to $169 off for Prime Day

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These are the best Prime Day deals on Amazon Echo devices: OUR TOP PICK: Echo Studio with two Philips Hue Bulbs — save $79.99 BEST FOR YOUR CAR: Echo Auto and 6 months of Amazon Music Unlimited — save $30 BEST BUDGET PICK: Echo Dot (3rd Gen) and 6 months of Amazon Music Unlimited — save $78.94 BEST FOR MUSIC LOVERS: Echo Link Amp — save $90 BEST FOR HOME SECURITY: Echo Show 5 with Blink Mini — sa

10 behind-the-scenes 'Office' facts to celebrate 1 year of 'Office Ladies'

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Read more... More about The Office , Jenna Fischer , Angela Kinsey , Office Ladies Podcast , and Entertainment

Prime Day deal: Save $99 on a Bose soundbar

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Save $99: The Bose Solo 5 TV soundbar is on sale on Amazon for $149.99 for Prime Day. If you find yourself putting your TV's volume up to the highest level just to be able to not miss most of a movie, it's time for an upgrade. Don't worry, you don't necessarily have to buy a whole new TV. Instead, opt for a soundbar. SEE ALSO: 8 of the best soundbars for your TV and home theater There are a ton o

Cool: Qatar Airways Launches Vegan Business Class Menu

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100+One Mile at a Time / 2h
While I’m not a vegetarian (anymore), here’s a change I’m very happy to see… Qatar Airways’ new vegan dishes While it has long been possible to pre-order a “special” vegan meal, Qatar Airways is now adding fully vegan options to its a la carte menu for business class passengers. This will be available on all flights from Doha and select flights to Doha, and is intended to cater to the growing dem

Planning to get an RTX 3080 someday? Get ready with these Prime Day PSU deals

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If you plan on buying the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 at some point, even though it's out of stock now, you can get ready with these prime power supply deals.

First room-temperature superconductor reported

100+Ars Technica / 2h
Enlarge / Equipment including a diamond anvil cell (blue box) and laser arrays in the lab of Ranga Dias at the University of Rochester. Undoubtedly, they cleaned up the typical mess of cables and optical hardware before taking the photo. In the period after the discovery of high-temperature superconductors, there wasn't a good conceptual understanding of why those compounds worked. While there wa

These are the 5 best Prime Day laptop deals still going

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Looking for a new laptop? There's still time left to get an amazing laptop deal on Prime Day with these offers.

How to choose and evaluate an Access Control System

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Deciding which Access Control System will best serve the needs of your business doesn't have to be difficult.

Deal alert: Flights to newly reopened Costa Rica, Panama and Grenada from $171 round trip

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Countries continue to reopen to U.S. travelers, including several Caribbean and Central American destinations within a four-hour flight of the United States: Costa Rica , Panama and Grenada. For more TPG news and deals delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter here . We’ve published multiple reopening guides for these destinations in recent weeks, and these airfares a

Room-temperature superconductivity has been achieved for the first time

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Room-temperature superconductors—materials that conduct electricity with zero resistance without needing special cooling—are the sort of technological miracle that would upend daily life. They could revolutionize the electric grid and enable levitating trains, among many other potential applications. But until now, superconductors have had to be cooled to extremely low temperatures, which has res

iPhone parody perfectly mocks excitement over lackluster Apple Event

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We all love paying gobs of money for slightly updated phones that no longer come with basic accessories, don't we folks? OK, yes, that is an over-generalization, but it is a relatively fitting description of how some people feel about the new iPhone 12 announcements . YouTube account jacksfilms put out a parody version of Tuesday's big announcement that does a great job of sarcastically mocking A

Lucid reveals the price of its base Air sedan — $77,400 minus $7,500 US tax credit

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Electric car company Lucid finally revealed the price of its least expensive vehicle and it will start at $77,400. US buyers also qualify for a $7,500 tax credit making the vehicle eventually cost $69,900. This version of the Lucid Air comes rightfully less equipped than its more expensive counterparts. For $77,400 buyers get a 480 HP powertrain that Lucid says is good for 408 miles — though the

How to Disable Recommendations on Google TV

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Google TV streaming devices have a Home screen stuffed with recommendations. There are many ways you can fine-tune these, but if you prefer a less cluttered interface, you can also turn them off. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

PSA: Your New iPhone 12 Won't Come With a Charger, So Buy One Now

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How-To Geek / 2h
The iPhone 12 will be the first Apple phone to come without a charging brick in the box, and it won’t have EarPods, either. Combined with switching to a Lightning-to-USB-C cable, it means many new buyers won’t have the charger necessary to power up their phones. If you’re ready for a phone upgrade, you need a charger upgrade, too. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

The $749 OnePlus 8T Can Take a Full Day's Charge in 15 Minutes

How-To Geek / 2h
When the OnePlus 7T hit the streets, we called it the best value in smartphones at the time. The company is back with a successor, the OnePlus 8T, and it features a new quad-camera system, incredibly fast charging—and a higher, $749 price tag. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Watch These 13 Family-Friendly Flicks Before Halloween

How-To Geek / 2h
Halloween is an exciting time of year, especially for movie lovers. And while horror is the go-to genre for many, it’s not exactly ideal for kids or scaredy cats. For those who prefer lighthearted flicks to those that are downright terrifying, these picks will appeal to your entire family. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Apex Legends Championship Edition gives new players a head-start – for a price

SlashGear / 2h
Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment have announced the Apex Legends Championship Edition, a new version of the free-to-play battle royale title that comes with an upfront cost of $39.99. As you’d imagine, the Championship Edition comes with a number of bonuses, and it seems geared around getting newcomers to the game up and running quickly. First and foremost, the Apex … Continue reading

Toronto will test Olli driverless shuttles to boost its transit system

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Self-driving shuttles in North America aren’t limited to the US. The city of Toronto has struck a deal with Local Motors to use the latest version of its Olli driverless shuttles as part of an automated transportation trial in spring 2021. The six- to 12-month test run will gauge how well the autonomous vehicles will bolster Toronto’s mass transit system by connecting the West Rouge neighborhood

Comics, Contracts, and Covid: Inside the Scandal at Terrific Production

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The novel coronavirus pandemic has devastated the comic book industry . So it seemed too good to be true that one publisher was not only hiring en masse, it was recruiting new talent. But it could come at a price: the company would keep half of their pay until 90% of Americans were vaccinated against covid-19 . Read more...

JetBlue adds a new Colorado ski town to its map amid flurry of new winter flights

The Points Guy / 2h
JetBlue Airways is snapping on its ski boots and getting ready to hit the slopes this winter amid a flurry of new air service to the Rocky Mountains. The New York-based carrier will add Montrose, Colorado (MTJ,) near Telluride to its map starting Dec. 19, JetBlue unveiled on Wednesday. The airline will offer flights to Montrose from Boston (BOS) on Saturdays and Sundays through March 27, 2021, an

Prime Day is a great time to buy a tablet for your kid — save up to $60

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Best deals on tablets for kids on Prime Day as of Oct. 14: BEST FOR INTERNET SAFETY: Samsung Galaxy Tab A Kids Edition — $99.99 (save $50) BEST FOR AVID READERS: Kindle Kids Edition — $74.99 (save $35) BEST TABLET ADD-ON: Osmo Genius Starter Kit for iPad — $97.99 (save $42) There's no one in this world more persistent than a child who wants to play with your cell phone — or wants one of their own

The OnePlus 8T Is a Solid Phone, But OnePlus Needs to Level Up

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Over the last couple of years, OnePlus has sort of had the “budget flagship” phone segment to itself, offering well-built phones with top-notch specs for hundreds less than its traditional high-end competitors. However, with the price of premium phones having risen to $1,000 (or more), especially in 2020, many… Read more...

Take to the Skies With the DJI Mavic Mini Drone, Now 20% Off

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DJI Mavic Mini Combo | $399 | Amazon

McAfee updates MVISION Endpoint protection solutions

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McAfee's MVISION portfolio will now include three SaaS solutions for customers adopting a cloud-first stance.

Pixel 4a 5G review: Good, but you can do even better

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Google is bucking the $1,000 phone trend, and I’m here for it. The company’s Pixel 4a received nearly universal acclaim earlier this year, if only because that $350 price tag was impossible to argue with. But with the new Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5, Google’s decision to prioritize affordability and 5G speeds over premium specs was met with criticism. The 4a 5G in particular is basically a slightly s

Google Pixel 5 review: An off year for Pixel fans

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It used to be that, if you bought a Google Pixel, you were getting a powerful smartphone with some of the cleanest, most clever software around. Then, last year, things started to change: Google started offering lower-cost smartphones that, while maybe not as technically impressive, retained that focus on excellent software and intelligent features. That embrace of the mid-range has culminated in

Microsoft says its AI can describe images 'as well as people do'

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Describing an image accurately, and not just like a clueless robot, has long been the goal of AI. In 2016, Google said its artificial intelligence could caption images almost as well as humans , with 94 percent accuracy. Now Microsoft says it’s gone even further: Its researchers have built an AI system that’s even more accurate than humans — so much so that it now sits at the top of the leaderboa

Snapchat will let creators make LiDAR lenses for iPhone 12 Pro

54Engadget / 2h
Folks who make augmented reality lenses on Snapchat will soon have another powerful tool at their disposal: the LiDAR scanner on iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max . Snap has rolled out a Lens Studio update that offers lens creators a much broader canvas. As such, Snapchat will be one of the first apps to tap into the scanner. The scanner can capture a metric scale mesh of the environment, which

The $749 OnePlus 8T is official, with a 120Hz display, 65W charging

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The OnePlus 8T. There's not much new from the front. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] After releasing the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro earlier in the year, OnePlus is following them up with the OnePlus 8T, a phone that feels almost exactly like the OnePlus 8 Pro with a few features stripped away and a $150 cheaper price tag. For $749 you get a 6.55-inch, 120Hz, 2400×1080 display, a Snapdragon 865 SoC, 12GB o

A Parent's Guide to Talking to Kids About Sex

28Lifehacker / 2h
Talking to our kids about sex is one of those things we know we need to do. Not only do we know we need to do it, we need to do it in the right way and do it well. We want to be the ones our kids come to for questions about this stuff—better to learn from us than from porn, right? We want them to know they can ask us… Read more...

Atlassian Smarts adds machine learning layer across the company’s platform of services

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Atlassian has been offering collaboration tools, often favored by developers and IT for some time with such stalwarts as Jira for help desk tickets, Confluence to organize your work and BitBucket to organize your development deliverables, but what it lacked was machine learning layer across the platform to help users work smarter within and across the applications in the Atlassian family. That ch

Databricks crossed $350M run rate in Q3, up from $200M one year ago

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The Exchange regularly covers companies as they approach and crest the $100 million revenue mark . Our goal in tracking startups growing at scale is to scout future IPO candidates and better understand the late-stage financing market. Today we’re digging into a company that is a little bit bigger than that. Namely Databricks , a data analytics company that was most recently valued at around $6.2

Zoom launches its events platform and marketplace, brings apps to your calls

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Zoom is hosting its virtual Zoomtopia user conference this week. Given the attention the company has received as the de facto standard video meeting service since the start of the pandemic, it’s no surprise that the company is using the event to launch a number of new products. For the most part, though, we’re not talking about any enhancements to the core Zoom experience here. Instead, the compa

Zoom wants to become the AirBnB of virtual events, classes and concerts

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Zoom unveils new platform for marketing, hosting and attending online events of all varieties.

These Prime Day TV deals make buying an 8K TV actually feasible

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If you’re searching for a Samsung TV deal during Prime Day, an 8K set might actually be a good choice thanks to these generous discounts.

What you should know before buying the Pixel 5

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38Mashable / 2h
It's only been a couple of weeks since Google announced the Pixel 5, and you're probably wondering whether you should hit that pre-order button. Since I've only spent a few days with the device, I can't confidently answer "yes or no." If you can hold off until my full review before spending your money, that'd be great. (It won't be available until Oct. 29.) But if you're getting antsy, here are a

OnePlus 8T review: When middle of the road is more than enough

28Mashable / 2h
OnePlus 8T $749 View Product The Good Beautiful 120Hz display • Big battery with rapid charging • Solid camera redesign The Bad No wireless charging • Too tall to use with one hand • Charging cable is too short The Bottom Line The OnePlus 8T is a cheaper redesign of the OnePlus 8 Pro that largely hits the sweet spot for specs and price. ⚡ Mashable Score 4.5 😎 Cool Factor 4.5 📘Ease of Use 4.5 💪

3 things you need to know about 5G on the Pixel 4a

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The Pixel 4a is already one of the sweetest deals in smartphones right now, and that's without 5G support. But Google's not one to be outdone, especially by Apple , and so it's readying a 5G version of its budget phone to give Pixel fans a way to experience faster mobile internet... in theory, anyway. The Pixel 4a 5G launches on Oct. 29, and we've been able to test it out ahead of time to see if

OnePlus Buds Z Special Edition are the show-stealer

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SlashGear / 2h
Today we’re taking a peek at the latest set of wireless earbuds from OnePlus. These earbuds are called the OnePlus Buds Z, and they work with IP55 water and sweat resistance. They’re ready to roll with 10MM drivers and the ability to boost your bass and make your vocals clear as day. They work with automatic pause, a Gaming Mode, … Continue reading

YouTube bans misinformation on COVID-19 vaccines

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YouTube will remove videos that contain misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines (via Reuters ). It will ban any content that contradicts information about those vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) or local health authorities, the company said in a blog post. It also plans to remove videos that say a COVID-19 vaccine will kill someone, make them infertile or that it will be a way for

Russia Launches Final Soyuz With NASA Astronauts Aboard

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One Last Launch Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut just launched on board a Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station. While the launch may not have been a huge deal a year ago, it’s now a bittersweet moment. The launch marks the last time that NASA will pay for an American astronaut to fly with the Russian space corporation, Roscosmos. On

Google Pixel 5 Review – Goodbye Gimmicks

SlashGear / 2h
The Pixel 5 has a lot to prove. Google’s 2020 flagship not only needs to convince shoppers to open their wallets in an unusually challenging year, but demonstrate that the sins of last year’s Pixel 4 are not to be repeated. If there was anything to give us confidence it could do that, it was the pitch-perfect Pixel 4a: now, … Continue reading

The OnePlus 8T can be fully charged in 39 minutes

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OnePlus’ long-teased 8T has arrived. It lands, predictably perhaps, somewhere between the 8 and 8 Pro when it comes to specifications, but there are some interesting new additions too. It has a 6.55-inch 2,400 x 1,080 AMOLED display which packs a 120Hz refresh rate -- better than the vanilla OnePlus 8, and matching (at least in refresh-rates) the OnePlus 8 Pro ’s 6.78-inch screen. Notably, the 8T

Canon EOS M50 Mark II release date, price and everything you need to know

Canon Speedlite Mark II
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The Canon EOS M50 Mark II has officially arrived – and it's not quite what the rumors predicted for the mirrorless camera.

These Brands of Dog Food Have Been Recalled

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It’s time to check the labels on your dog food: the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting consumers and veterinarians that products from 18 different brands of dog food are part of a voluntary recall. The food has all been manufactured by Sunshine Mills, but under various brand names, and may contain… Read more...

OnePlus 8T review: More power, more features

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OnePlus phones have rarely disappointed us over the past seven years. I was very impressed by the flagship OnePlus 8 Pro when it launched back in April, and it even became my main phone for a while. But for most OnePlus fans, the 8 Pro had a glaring problem: it was an unusually expensive device for the company, on par with Samsung’s Galaxy S20. It was a bold move, but maybe a necessary one to cov

OnePlus 8T 5G launched in India undercutting the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

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The OnePlus 8T has launched in India with the Snapdragon 865, quad-cameras and a 120Hz AMOLED display.

The Scams to Watch Out for on Social Media

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It doesn’t always work out this way, but your social media feeds should ideally be places of fun and entertainment, for connecting with friends and family. However, they’re also a place where hackers and scammers lurk, ready to take your online identity away from you—or worse. You might think you already know what to… Read more...

With a new focus on marketing software, NewsCred relaunches as Welcome

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The company formerly known as NewsCred has a new name and a new product: Welcome . Co-founder and CEO Shafqat Islam explained that this follows a broader shift in the company’s strategy. While previously known as a content marketing business , Islam said NewsCred has been increasingly focused on building a broader software platform for marketers (a platform that it uses itself). Eventually, this

OnePlus 8T Review : Around the curve and back on track

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21SlashGear / 3h
This is the official OnePlus 8T review as conducted by SlashGear. The OnePlus 8T may not agree with you if you’ve become accustomed to living the “Pro” smartphone life. Over the past few years, smartphones with “premium” features have clobbered our pocketbooks and looked to capitalize on the latest trends in “new for the sake of newness” in ways I’ve … Continue reading

Here’s the cheapest laptop with a GeForce RTX 2070 GPU and it’s not even an Amazon Prime Day deal

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Gaming PC or workstation, take your pick!

Robot vacuum deal: Shark is cleaning up with this 44% discount for Amazon Prime Day

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Hoover up a great discount - but don't forget this Amazon Prime Day robot vacuum deal ends tonight.

5 PS5-ready TVs to buy this Prime Day – the best Sony, Samsung, and LG TV deals

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Get ready for next-gen with these great Prime Day TV deals with HDMI 2.1

Capetonian develops food delivery app

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Home chefs can use the app to make ends meet

The best Prime Day gaming laptop deal is on Best Buy

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Asus TUF Gaming laptops are already excellent price-to-performance warriors, and they're even better with these non-Amazon Prime Day deals.

The next 'Reigns' game is an Apple Arcade exclusive

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You’ll be glad to hear that there’s another Reigns game on the way — but you’ll need an Apple device to play it. Devolver and Nerial have revealed Reigns: Beyond , a new take on the Tinder-style game formula that’s headed exclusively to Apple Arcade for iPad, iPhone, Mac and Apple TV. You lead an “intergalactic indie rockband” as it plays gigs across planets, using swipes on cards to keep your cr

Monster Hunter's First Trailer Brings the Big Monsters (and Big Swords)

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Although, Milla Jovovich herself could stand to have some bigger swords. Having two swords doesn’t make up for it! Read more...

Shure’s SRH1540 headphones can upgrade your home setup with quality sound and all-day comfort

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We’re going checking out a range of different headphones on TC this week and next as part of our ‘Headphone Week’ series, and today I’m checking out the Shure SRH1540 ($499) . These aren’t new – they’ve been a stand-by among audiophiles in their price range for years now. But there’s a great reason for that: They offer fantastic sound quality and value, as well as amazing comfort and wearability.

Celonis acquires Czech startup Integromat to accelerate move to process automation

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Celonis began as a company to help customers understand how work flowed through your company by building a process map. This was valuable in itself, but the next logical step was to not only analyze the processes, but find ways to make them more efficient. Today, the company announced it has acquired Czech startup Integromat to help speed up the automation side of the house, which they started bu

Prime Day deal: The Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet is $40 off

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Save $40: The Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet is on sale on Amazon for $59.99 for Prime Day. We know you've been busy buying yourself headphones , apple watches , and — well, let's face it — just about everything else that's on sale as a part of Prime Day. But Prime Day is for kid stuff, too. Although they may be more scarce, there are definitely still some great deals on gadgets and toys for your lit

Delta has suspended flights to 16 cities across the US because of coronavirus

The Points Guy / 3h
Delta Air Lines has suspended flights to 16 cities across the U.S., from Bangor near Maine’s craggy Atlantic coast to Lincoln in Nebraska’s rolling prairies. The Atlanta-based carrier’s suspensions are an extensions of ones they made in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic when the federal government allowed airlines to suspend a limited number of U.S. cities. However, Delta stands out cont

How to Measure Your Blood Oxygen Levels with Your Apple Watch

How-To Geek / 3h
On the Apple Watch Series 6 and newer, you can measure your blood oxygen levels right from your wrist. We’ll walk you through it! Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

JetBlue Devalues Mosaic “Even More Space” Perk

One Mile at a Time / 3h
It would appear that JetBlue didn’t get the memo that this isn’t the time to devalue your frequent flyer program, let alone without notice… JetBlue scales back “Even More Space” Mosaic benefit Mosaic is the name of JetBlue’s top tier status, and it offers a variety of benefits, including the following: No change fees for members and their eligible travel companions Two free checked bags Redeem po

Canon has the cheapest refillable ink tank printer on the market right now

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A clever ploy to get rid of pesky compatible consumables vendors.

Elon Musk Shows Off Underside of Gigantic New Starship Prototype

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Echo, Echo… SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype, dubbed SN8, is getting awfully close to attempting its maiden voyage to an altitude of 12 miles — a lot further than its predecessors’ “hops” to just 150 meters, roughly 500 feet, over the last few months. The gigantic prototype looks a bit different thanks to two aerodynamic flaps on either side. It will also eventually get a nosecone before attemp

Amnesia and Soma creator Thomas Grip explains how he makes games terrifying

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Video produced by Justin Wolfson, edited by Patrick Biesemans. Click here for transcript . Welcome to "Scare Tactics," a pilot for a video series that aims to explore how different creators make horror games. We see horror as a special genre—horror games aren't always played for the same reasons as other games. They aren't necessarily fun , and their reward often comes from overcoming one's own f

Netflix's 'Hillbilly Elegy' trailer has Amy Adams and Glenn Close navigating smalltown family dynamics

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Venture capitalist J.D. Vance gained attention for releasing the controversial Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis in 2016, which focused on his personal life as it related to the social problems of his hometown. Now, his bestselling book is becoming a Netflix film. Directed by Ron Howard, Hillbilly Elegy has then Yale Law student J.D. (Gabriel Basso) returning to his sout

thefugitivesaint: Helen Maitland Armstrong (1869-1948), “Maud”...

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thefugitivesaint : Helen Maitland Armstrong (1869-1948), “Maud” by Alfred Tennyson, 1905 Source

What the iPhone 12 tells us about the state of the smartphone industry in 2020

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The smartphone industry was in transition well before COVID-19 was a blip on anyone’s radar. More than 13 years after the launch of the original iPhone, these products have long since transitioned from luxury items to commodities, losing some of their luster in the process. The past several years have seen slower upgrade cycles as consumers grew reluctant to pay $1,000 or more for new devices. An

FBI issues stark warning about work-from-hotel trends

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Looking for distraction-free remote working, some employees are working from hotels and may be putting company data at risk.

Get up to 50% off the latest Oral-B electric toothbrushes – but only if you move fast

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Get updates, news alerts and alarms while brushing your teeth with this smart package.

Missed out on the Apple AirPods Prime Day deals? Check out these brilliant alternatives

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Missed out on the Prime Day AirPods deals? Check out these brilliant alternatives.

New MINI John Cooper Works GP hits South African shores

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The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

American AAdvantage Makes 2021 Elite Status Easier To Earn, Introducing New Elite Choice Benefits

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American Airlines announced that earning next year’s status – normally from travel in 2021 for status valid the rest of the year and all of the following year (through January 2023) – will have lower requirements to earn, and members can get started earning now. Travel in October 2020 through December 2020 will count twice: towards earning status this year, and towards earning status next year. I

Try This $27 Webcam on for Size

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Firsting 1080p Webcam | $27 | Amazon | Clip $3 coupon Read more...

Grab a Razer Blade 15 Gaming Laptop With RTX 2070 Super Graphics for $600 off In This Prime-Exclusive Deal

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Razer Blade 15 Gaming Laptop | $1,999 | Amazon Prime Day Exclusive Read more...

Google launches a suite of tech-powered tools for reporters, Journalist Studio

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Google is putting A.I. and machine learning technologies into the hands of journalists. The company this morning announced a suite of new tools, Journalist Studio , that will allow reporters to do their work more easily. At launch, the suite includes a host of existing tools as well as two new products aimed at helping reporters search across large documents and visualizing data. The first tool i

Turbo Systems becomes Appify and launches app marketplace

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When Jen Grant joined Turbo Systems , the no-code mobile application platform, as CEO in March, she came on board just as COVID was shutting down businesses, but she went straight to work and over the last six months she has led two major initiatives that the company announced today: a name change and a new app marketplace. For starters, the company is changing its name to Appify to more accurate

Playbook, a fitness platform that puts creators first, raises $9.3 million

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Playbook , aiming to be the Patreon of fitness content, has raised an additional $9.3 million in Series A funding from, Michael Ovitz, Abstract, Algae Ventures, Porsche Ventures and FJ Labs. The pandemic has hit the personal trainer and fitness industry incredibly hard. With gyms closed, trainers’ primary funnel for new customers has been shut down or slowed. Playbook looks to give the

HomePod owners can soon turn Apple Music tracks into alarms

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Like with most smart speakers, you can use Apple’s HomePod as an alarm, but where it currently falls short of other devices with similar functionality is that you can’t use a song instead of a tone for that purpose. Thankfully, that’s about to change. Digging through the latest HomePod beta software, MacRumors found an updated interface for setting up alarms. MacRumors It includes the option to u

PS4 system update 8.00 launches today: Here are all the changes

32SlashGear / 3h
Sony today is rolling out system update 8.00 for PlayStation 4, and though it doesn’t bring any major changes along with it, it does bring a lot of little quality of life ones. For starters, the update integrates the Party and Messages app so that the two share the same groups; now, it seems, you’ll be able to send messages … Continue reading

Climate Change Is the Internet's Worst Enemy

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The internet is causing its own demise. Every line of code requires electricity to run, and much of that electricity comes from dirty fossil fuels. And every belch of carbon dioxide from fossil fuel power plants brings the internet one step closer to ruin. Read more...

Prime Day laptop deal: save up to $450 on the brilliant Dell XPS 13

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We love the Dell XPS 13 - especially when it gets $400 knocked off its asking price.

Coronavirus: YouTube bans misleading Covid-19 vaccine videos

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The initiative follows Facebook's earlier pledge to ban ads that discourage vaccinations.

This cheapest Dell XPS 13 laptop just got a game changing upgrade

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It's gone from dual-core to quad-core.

You can save $200 on the Surface Book 3 on Prime Day at Best Buy

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The Surface Book 3 is an extremely premium device, and you can get a solid $200 off on Prime Day with this Best Buy deal.

Finland vs Ireland live stream: how to watch 2020 Nations League from anywhere

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Read our guide to getting a Finland vs Ireland live stream, no matter where in the world you are - the Boys in Green are still looking for their first Nations League win.

Best Prime Day Galaxy Note 20 and S20 deals chop up to $350 off

SlashGear / 3h
Samsung’s Amazon Prime Day deals have gone live, and if you’d been holding off buying – maybe to see how the new iPhone 12 compared – then you could make some big savings for your patience. The Galaxy S20 family and the Galaxy Note 20 are all getting sizable discounts, with as much as 25-percent off depending on handset. Meanwhile … Continue reading

Streamline your routine with 19 deals on beauty gadgets and accessories

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The right beauty gadget can seriously streamline your morning routine, whether you want to cut back on hairstyling time or make putting on your makeup a little easier. Here are 19 steals on beauty finds, including tech, tools, brushes, and more, active as of Oct. 14. If you enter code OCTSALE20 at checkout, you'll save an extra 20% off for a limited time. blendSMART Black Beauty Maven 3-Brush Set

PS4 update lets parents decide which games kids can and can't chat in

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Sony is giving the PlayStation 4 one more big update before the PS5 arrives , and it’s particularly good news for parents. A version 8.00 update releasing today makes multiple additions, including simpler and more adaptable parental controls. Limits on communication and viewing user-made content are now lumped together to make it “easier for parents to understand.” Crucially, kids can now ask for

You can still get $100 off a Philips Sonicare DiamondClean electric toothbrush with this Prime Day deal

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Amazon has slashed the price of Philips' top-end DiamondClean electric toothbrush, but the deal ends soon.

Prime Day Lightning Deals and best discounts live blog

Apple AirPods Prime Day
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We're covering the best discounts and Lightning Deals we can spot during Prime Day – until the very end.

ISS receives new crew members after docking with Soyuz capsule

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Spotify opens its music library to DIY podcasters

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If you’ve ever wished podcast episodes were easier to navigate through, Spotify is working on a new format that does just that. Starting today, the company is testing shows that are organized like playlists. Instead of one track that plays for each episode, they’ll be divided up as a combination of music and spoken segments. There’s no fancy name for the format, but Spotify is making it available

Silver lining: Apple reduces price of EarPods and iPhone power adapter to $19

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How to Stop Google Calendar From Opening Maps in the Sidebar

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Google Calendar integrates several other Google apps on the web. One is Google Maps, which is in the sidebar and opens when you select an address. If you don’t like this feature, though, you can disable it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

How to Create and Use Service Accounts in Google Cloud Platform

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Service accounts are special accounts that can be used by applications and servers to allow them access to your Google Cloud Platform resources. You can use them to manage access within your account, and for external applications. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Holiday 2020: 12 Luxurious Throw Blankets to Give the Gift of Cozy

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Want to make movie marathons and lazy mornings even cozier? Add a throw blanket! It’s the perfect gift for the lounge-lover on your holiday gift list, but if you buy one (or three) for yourself, we won’t tell. Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

Holiday 2020: The Best Tablets For Everyone On Your List

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Tablets offer a nice middle ground between a smartphone and a laptop, and many people love them for that. And when it comes to picking out an upgrade for a tablet user, you want to make sure you’re choosing correctly, so we sought out the best tablets available today to help you do just that. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

We Tried 'Thanksgiving-Flavored' Candy Corn and It Sucked

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I don’t usually like to spoil the ending of these videos, but it’s the journey—not the destination—that makes this particular taste test so “fun” (for you, not me). It’s been a while since I taste-tested, but back in the day I was known as the “nation’s leading Oreo journalist.” (At least least that’s how I thought of… Read more...

Summer 2021 travel: Jet off to these three European destinations with open business class award space

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While much of the world is closed to international travel now, a few countries have continued to admit American passport holders . Likewise — if the coronavirus pandemic makes progress by next summer — there’s a good chance more countries will reopen. Better yet, many of the destinations currently or likely open to American tourists have wide-open business class award space for next summer. Some

Naughty Microsoft: Edge gets caught installing Office web apps without asking

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Of course, this is no different to what Google does with Chrome – but is that any excuse?

Pet Camera deals: save 46% on Furbo Pet Cams for Prime Day

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If you want to watch your dog or cat while you're away from home, a pet camera will do the trick.

Screw the PS5 and Xbox Series X - use these Prime Day deals to build your own gaming PC

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Build your own gaming PC and get ready for next gen gaming thanks to Prime Day deals.

Lucid Motors prices its most affordable Air luxury EV

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Lucid Motors promised a more affordable version of its Air luxury electric sedan, and now we know just how affordable that model will be. Kicking off from $77,400, the entry-level Air will rely on the US federal tax incentive for EVs to potentially bring its starting price down to $69,900. In return you’ll get what Lucid expects to be 406 … Continue reading

How to View Augmented Reality Experiences Hiding on Your Amazon Boxes

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Amazon is changing its packaging to use less material, but it’s also adding quirky QR codes to its new boxes that let you scan and play with 3D models on your phone using Amazon’s AR Player app. The augmented reality experiences work on iOS and Android. Read more...

Star Trek's Alex Kurtzman Has Big Plans for Nearly a Decade of Space Adventures

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Brightburn ’s David Yarovesky is teaming with Krysten Ritter for a new horror anthology. Syfy’s Day of the Dead show finds its cast. Clive Barker wants to bring Ectokid back. Plus, Regina King is helping produce a new supernatural drama for the CW, and what’s to come on Primal . Spoilers now! Read more...

Earth may get a mini-moon made of space junk

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Lucid's first production EV will go head-to-head with Model S at $77,400

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Lucid has announced how much it’ll cost for (us normal) folks to buy its new EV , with the base model Air setting you back $77,400. Naturally, that price will fall to $69,900 if, or when, you apply the federal EV tax credit, before you start adding optional extras. For that cash, you’ll get a vehicle with a single, 480 horsepower motor and an estimated range of 406 miles on a charge. You’ll get t

Prime Day deal: Save 56% on a pair of Sony noise-canceling headphones

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SAVE $112: For Prime Day, Amazon has a number of well-rated Sony noise-canceling headphones on sale — including this pair of Sony WHCH710N headphones for $88 , which is 56% off. Day two of Prime Day (yes, we know that's confusing) is in full swing, and there are plenty of deals still to be had. In particular, we're seeing lots of savings on noise-canceling headphones , including this Sony pair fo

Twentyeight Health is a telemedicine company expanding access to women’s health and reproductive care

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New York’s Twentyeight Health is taking the wildly telemedicine services for women’s health popularized by companies like Nurx and bringing them to a patient population that previously hadn’t had access. The mission to provide women who are Medicaid or underinsured should not be deprived of the same kinds of care that patients who have more income security or better healthcare coverage enjoy, acc

Dataloop raises $11M Series A round for its AI data management platform

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Dataloop , a Tel Aviv-based startup that specializes in helping businesses manage the entire data lifecycle for their AI projects, including helping them annotate their datasets, today announced that it has now raised a total of $16 million. This includes a $5 seed round that was previously unreported, as well as an $11 million Series A round that recently closed. The Series A round was led by Am

Getaround raises a $140 million Series E amid rebound in short-distance travel

Getaround Raises $140M
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Amid a rebound in short-distance travel, Getaround , a Silicon Valley car rental startup, has raised some new money to meet demand. The startup, which allows customers to instantly rent cars near them in over 100 cities, announced today that it has raised $140 million in a Series E deal, bringing its total known venture funding to $600 million. The Series E deal was led by PeopleFund with new inv

Vivun announces $18M Series A to keep growing pre-sales platform

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Vivun’s co-founder and CEO, Matt Darrow used to run pre-sales at Zuora and he saw that pre-sales team members had a lot of insight into customers. He believed if he could capture that insight, it would turn into valuable data to be shared across the company. He launched Vivun to build upon that idea in 2018, and today the company announced an $18 million Series A. Accel led the round with partici

Frontegg raises $5M to help SaaS companies build SaaS faster

Frontegg $5M Seed Saas
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Frontegg , a Tel Aviv-based startup that helps SaaS companies build their products faster by giving them access to a set of enterprise-ready building blocks for often-used features like authentication and notifications, today announced that it has raised a $5 million seed round. The round was led by Pitango , with backing from i3 Equity and Global Founders Capital . The founders of Frontegg, Sagi

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit: The Kotaku Review

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I experienced legit childlike glee upon first laying eyes on Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit during Nintendo’s recent Mario 35th Anniversary Showcase . A real-life Mario Kart ? “Holy shit, that’s cool!” But that glee soured quickly as my 12-year-old inner Ash gave way to the cynicism of 32-year-old adult Ash. Could Mario … Read more...

Windows 10 update appears to have made crashes even more likely

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The September Windows 10 update is causing users a number of issues.

Lucid Air reveals price and range for its cheapest EV

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Last month Lucid made a splash with its first luxury electric vehicle, the Air Dream Edition , with more than 500 miles of battery range and a shocking $169,000 price tag to match. Now a more "attainable" version of Lucid's battery-powered car is available to order for delivery in 2022. Announced Wednesday, the base version Lucid Air will start at $77,400 before any tax credits or EV incentive pr

Wild Predators Are Relying More on Our Food—and Pets

100+Wired / 4h
A new study shows that some big carnivores are getting up to half their diet from sources like trash, crops, or small mammals that live near people.

Do Everything Faster With These Keyboard Tricks

100+Wired / 4h
Wanna see me cut and paste a large block of text without formatting? Wanna see me do it again?

The Perfect Pair of Budget Earbuds Are Only $20 Right Now

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Mpow M30 IPX8 Bluetooth 5.0 Earbuds | $20 | Clip Coupon & Use Code S79Z7QLT Read more...

Positive American AAdvantage 2021 Program Changes

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The dynamics in the airline industry have certainly changed in recent months. It used to be that we saw airlines make endless negative changes to their frequent flyer programs, while hopefully that’s a trend that’s reversing now, as airlines are struggling. Well, along those lines, American AAdvantage has announced some positive changes for next year. Let’s go over them, in no particular order: A

Facebook deploys its AI to find green energy storage solutions

100+Engadget / 4h
Our traditional solution to the unpredictable nature of renewable energy sources like solar and wind power has generally been to simply dump the excess wattage back into the local grid or sequester it away in utility-scale batteries. But as more and more of our power generation is created by renewables, their production capacities can potentially outstrip that of the local grid while battery tech

American reveals elite status changes and exciting loyalty updates

The Points Guy / 4h
Most major U.S. airlines announced elite status extensions earlier this year. Given the unprecedented drop in demand for travel, American, Delta and United — along with their top competitors — extended the status of the elite-level customers through 2021. Understandably, no airline went so far as to announce changes to earning status in 2021 when the elite-status updates were first announced back

How to Hide the App List in Windows 10’s Start Menu

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When you open the Start menu in Windows 10, you normally see an alphabetical list of apps installed on your system. If you’d like to have a smaller sleeker Start Menu, it’s possible to hide the app list on the left. Here’s how. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

This extraordinary bird is both male and female

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Ninja's 9-in-1 Foodi Deluxe cooker is cheaper than ever for Prime Day

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Maybe you’re skeptical about the Instant Pot craze — it’s ok, many people are. But in general, pressure cookers (and even more so now, multi-cookers) are versatile pieces of equipment. Instant Pot isn’t the only way to go if you want that kind of convenience in your kitchen, and now you can get one of Ninja’s multi-cookers for its lowest price ever. The 8-quart Ninja Foodi 9-in-1 Deluxe cooker is

Canon launches the PowerShot ZOOM, expected to come to South Africa

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Canon's new PowerShot ZOOM may be small but she is mighty

Intel Rocket Lake CPUs could boost up to 5.5GHz – and blow away Comet Lake at gaming

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Rumor mill reckons that Rocket Lake could be Intel’s biggest architectural leap forward since Skylake back in 2015.

Lab-grown meat project gets first taste of EU public funds

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A cultured meat research program led by a Spanish biotech firm has been awarded a €2.7M grant under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 R&D funding framework. The consortium project, called ‘Meat4All’, says it’s the first lab-grown meat research effort to get public investment by the EU — which it’s taking as a sign that regional lawmakers are “effectively” committing to cultured meat. EU president

Pitching tech to optimize building design for sustainability, Atlanta-based Cove.tool raises $5.7 million

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Patrick Chopson and Sandeep Ahuja started cove.tool , an Atlanta-based company developing software to optimize building design for sustainability and cost, because of problems they’d faced in their careers as architects. Along with Patrick’s brother, Daniel Chopson, the two Georgia Institute of Technology graduates have developed a suite of software products that are now used by thousands of arch

The best Prime Day 2020 tech deals under $50 that are still kicking

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Breath of the Wild Enlarge / Breath of the Wild , along with a few other Switch games, have been discounted on Prime Day. (credit: Mark Walton) Amazon's two-day Prime Day event is kicking off its last day, and we’ve been diligently combing through it all for the best deals. While there are some higher-priced products seeing steep discounts—see our full Prime Day deals roundup for the details—we h

This is the best value 128GB RAM laptop out there, and it costs far less than you think

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Lenovo is having its own version of Amazon Prime Day.

These Beats headphones are cheaper than ever before for Amazon Prime Day

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Save on the Beats Studio 3, Beats Solo 3, and more with these great Prime Day deals.

Get a free Nintendo Switch bundle with the world's best OLED TV – but not for long

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Currys is offering the LG CX OLED TV with a free Nintendo Switch, two bestselling games and a set of headphones for a bargain price.

iPhone 12 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S20: the battle of 2020's biggest flagships

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The Samsung Galaxy S20 is the iPhone 12 Pro's biggest rival, so how do they compare?

2021 Nissan Altima pricing announced for the US

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Nissan has announced the MSRP range for the 2021 Altima, which is the automaker’s best-selling sedan. The starting MSRP for an Altima S FWD is $24,300. The next step up the ladder is the Altima SV FWD starting at $25,400; this is the first vehicle also available with AWD starting at $26,800. The Altima SR is the sportier-looking version and … Continue reading

Merging Airbnb and the traditional hotel model, Mexico City’s Casai raises $23 million to grow in Latin America

Casai Raises Mexico LA
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With travel and tourism rising across Latin America, Casai , a startup combining Airbnb single unit rentals with hotel room amenities, has raised $23 million to expand its business across Latin America. The company, which initially was as hit hard by regional responses to the COVID-19 pandemic as other businesses in the hospitality industry has recovered to reach nearly 90 percent of total capaci

The best Prime Day SSD deal is actually on Newegg

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The Sabrent Rocket PCIe 4.0 SSD is an incredibly fast drive, and you can save big on Prime Day.

Don't miss out on Amazon Prime Day 2020 for best deals on Kitchen appliances

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Augury taps $55M for tech that predicts machine faults from vibration, sound and temperature

Israel Augury $55M
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On the heels of Amazon about to launch a new enterprise service to detect whether a machine is working well or not based on external physical changes in sound, vibration and temperature, a startup that has already built a big business in the space is announcing a big growth round of funding. Augury , which works with large enterprises like Colgate and Heineken to maintain machines in their produc

Lead Edge Capital just closed on $950 million from a whopping 500 investors

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Lead Edge Capital , a software-focused venture firm with one office in New York and another in California, was founded just 11 years ago. Yet it’s already managing $3 billion in assets through a process that founder Mitchell Green half-kiddingly refers to as “rinse and repeat.” As he describes its model, Lead Edge raises money from wealthy, networked individuals, then it claws its way into compan

Coa wants to bring an emotional workout into your fitness regimen

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When’s the last time you worked out your soul? A mid-spin pep talk at SoulCycle might make you shed a tear, but not in the way that the co-founders of Coa, Alexa Meyer and Dr. Emily Anhalt, want. The founders, instead, want people to ask themselves: When was the last time you worked out (just) your soul? If you stutter in response, that’s the impetus for Coa , a gym for mental health and online e

What Do Consumers Complain To DOT About, And Which Complaints Actually Get Action?

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The Government Accountability Office published a new report taking the Department of Transportation consumer complaint process to task noting that DOT doesn’t publish the results of 81% of their investigations. There’s little transparency into DOT complaints. Aside from the recommendation to share more information about the process, what’s most interesting I think is the window that the report it

How to Beat Zoom Fatigue—and Set Healthy Boundaries

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This new era of constant video chats means we're all in front of cameras more than ever before. Here's how to cope.

See Earth Transform Like You're a Time-Traveling Astronaut

100+Wired / 5h
The new photo book Overview Timelapse shows the startling ways humanity is changing the planet, from lithium mines to the ravages of climate change.

Is Royal Caribbean’s “priority access” package worth the price? TPG experts weigh in.

The Points Guy / 5h
In 2018, Royal Caribbean rolled out “The Key.” It was a new “guest priority” package available to all cruisers who were willing to pay for it. The intent was to give travelers VIP or suite-style benefits while on board. It’s available for a small additional cost without the need of booking the type of suite that offers similar perks. The only other way to get some of these amenities is to earn a

Everything You Actually Need in Your First Home Office

20How-To Geek / 5h
The year 2020 has become the year of working from home, causing millions of people to need to whip up a home office practically overnight. If you’re wondering what you need to set up your own home office (or if you’re looking to upgrade your current setup), we’ve compiled a list of everything you’ll need to get started. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How to Use the seq Command on Linux

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The Linux seq command generates lists of numbers in the blink of an eye. But how can this functionality be put to practical use? We’ll show you how seq might come in handy for you. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The Disgruntled Employee and the Damage They Can Do

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It’s easy to think that cybersecurity is all about keeping the data in and keeping the bad guys out. But what about your staff? That body of people already inside your firewall, and allowed to connect to your network. What if one of them turns rogue? Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

These portable HDDs are getting deep discounts for Amazon Prime Day

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These external hard drives are getting great discounts for Amazon Prime Day 2020.

4K TV deals: 7 of the best Prime sales on displays from Samsung, LG, TCL and more

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Check out our quick and dirty Prime Day 4K TV deals roundup to catch today's best (remaining) sales.

Google Duplex can book your haircut appointment

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We’re far enough away from the height of the coronavirus lockdown than in most places it’s easy enough to find a place willing to cut your hair. Google has a new product that many people would’ve probably appreciated when business first began reopening, and throngs of customers were coming in for haircuts. Google Duplex, the AI chat agent, has been … Continue reading

Here’s the best MacBook Air rival that runs Windows 10

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Almost all the goodies, without the hefty price tag.

Latest Space Station crew docks in record time following successful launch

NASA Soyuz Rubins Russian
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Typically, there’s a bit of a delay between when astronauts launch from Earth to the International Space Station, and when they actually dock with the orbital lab. This has to do with the relative orbits of the launch spacecraft and the ISS, as well as their takeoff point from Earth. Expedition 64, which launched today, however, docked with the station just around three hours after leaving Earth

Prime Day vacuum deals: Save on Shark, Dyson, iRobot, Bissell and more

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Prime deals on handheld, robot, stick and power vacuums. Now really is the time to suck up some vacuum deals.

Apple introduce a LiDAR sensor onto its iPhone 12 Pro

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Google reveals Mineral crop-inspecting robots

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The project will analyse every leaf on every crop, helping farmers tend the fields.

15 best PC gaming peripheral deals for Amazon Prime Day

Razer Amazon Prime Day
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Game better and cheaper with these PC gaming peripheral Prime Day deals.

VPN usage is a 'serious security concern'

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New research has found that a significant amount of malicious activity can be traced to VPN-connected IP addresses.

Why spend so much on a flagship when Reno4 series can handle everything

Mamp Pro 6.0 Macos
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Soyuz capsule docks with the ISS delivering new crewmembers

NASA Soyuz Rubins Russian
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At 1:45 AM EDT this morning, a Soyuz spacecraft lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan bound for the ISS. Aboard the spacecraft are NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov. The ISS journey lasted approximately three hours and marks the first time a Soyuz crew has taken the fast-track, two-orbit rendezvous path to the … Continue reading

The Morning After: The iPhone 12 has 5G, new sizes and MagSafe charging

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The combined might of Apple (iPhone launch day) and Amazon (Prime Day) made for a hectic 24 hours in tech. But purchasing advice aside (there’s some of that below), I want to focus on Apple’s showcase from the afternoon . iPhones have 5G and have simultaneously got bigger (iPhone 12 Pro Max has the biggest screen ever ) and smaller (the iPhone 12 Mini is adorable and specced identically to the iP

Capitalism is in crisis. To save it, we need to rethink economic growth.

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Even before the covid-19 pandemic and the resulting collapse of much the world’s economy, a crisis in capitalism was plainly evident. Unfettered free markets had pushed inequality of income and wealth to extremely high levels in the United States. Slow productivity growth in many rich countries had stunted financial opportunities for a generation. Businesses, if no longer quite oblivious to globa

Should you buy the new iPhone 12 range directly from Apple?

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iPhone 12 prices have been announced but the big question is whether or not you should go straight to Apple to buy?

PS5 update brings next-gen tech to Sony TVs – here's why that matters

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A selection of Sony TVs are finally getting over-the-air updates to add support for HDMI 2.1, VRR, and Auto Low Latency Model. Hurray!

2021 Volkswagen Taos debuts with 1.5-liter 158HP turbo engine

SlashGear / 6h
The 2021 Volkswagen Taos has finally shown its face after a brief teasing period. And as expected, the new Taos CUV will slot below the VW Tiguan in terms of size. The 2021 VW Taos is expected to arrive in U.S. dealerships by summer 2021 and will be available in three trim levels: S, SE, and SEL. “Taos is our … Continue reading

PUBG Season 9 update live on test server, brings new map Paramo

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The update 9.1 for PUBG brings season 9 on the test server with new map Paramo, new battle pass and skins.

Prime Day webcam deals

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The Razer Kiyo is among the highlights of the slim pickings in Amazon's best .

Microsoft's Surface Headphones 2 are $50 off for Prime Day

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Amazon’s Prime Day event has made a bunch of audio devices easier on the wallet, including Microsoft’s Surface Headphones 2 . If you’ve been looking to buy a pair of these over-ear noise canceling headphones, this is probably one of the best times to do so. You can grab the Surface Headphones 2 in black or gray from Amazon for only $200, or $50 less than its original price, if you’re a Prime memb

We tracked down the largest USB flash drive in the world and got a nasty surprise

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This 2TB USB memory stick from Kingston costs more than a MacBook Air.

Leaked Xiaomi Mi 10T Indian pricing suggests bad news for the OnePlus 8T

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The Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro’s Indian pricing has leaked, confirming that it will undercut the OnePlus 8T and the S20 FE.

This Is My Brain on Salvia

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I loaned my head to the world’s first fMRI study on the effects of salvinorin A, a potent psychedelic. Here’s what it revealed.

The iPhone 12 Ships Without a Charger. Will It Curb E-Waste?

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Apple’s decision to skip the charger and EarPods sounds like a step that would reduce the company's environmental footprint. But it’s not that simple.

Schools (and Children) Need a Fresh Air Fix

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Classrooms have needed better ventilation for years. It took a pandemic to get us to pay attention.

Google applies its AI tech to reporting with 'Journalist Studio' tools

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Since introducing the Google News Initiative in 2018, the company has used the $300 million journalism project to fight disinformation and help publishers make money. Now, Google is also investing in journalism-specific software with Journalist Studio, a suite of free tools available to reporters and media organizations. The company says the new tools will aid investigative journalism and other p

The best 'Animal Crossing' Nintendo Switch bundle deal this Prime Day

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SAVE £24.99: The Nintendo Switch and Animal Crossing: New Horizons bundle is on sale for £294 on Currys for Prime Day, saving you £24.99 on list price. Prime Day is all about deals on Amazon, but that doesn't stop other retailers getting in on the act with their own sales. It's not about competing with Amazon, because that would be foolish. It's more about capitalising on the increased activity o

Another Poco device has been teased for launch before year end

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The upcoming Poco smartphone is probably not a Xiaomi phone that will be launched globally under the Poco banner.

These Prime Day Samsung TV deals finally make 8K affordable

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If you’re searching for a Samsung TV deal during Prime Day, an 8K set might actually be a good choice thanks to these generous discounts.

Need a TV for PS5? This Sony 4K TV is your best bet right now

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The Sony XH90 is cheaper than ever, with a recent price drop bringing the 4K TV to just £999.

The Fitbit Inspire HR is super cheap on Amazon right now, but not for long

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The super-slim Fitbit Inspire HR is fantastic value for Amazon Prime Day, but the deal will end soon.

Metallic wearable sensors printed directly on the skin require no heat

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A team of international researchers, including engineers from Penn State University, has developed a process that allows printing metallic wearable sensors directly on the skin without requiring heat. The new process has helped wearable sensors evolve from simple electrodes to bendable devices able to provide biometric measurements and comfort for the user. The first author for the study, Ling Zh

PayPal launches a new way for UK shoppers to pay by installments

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PayPal’s Pay in 3 initiative should help businesses while dangling a carrot to encourage consumers to spend.

Huawei launches FreeBuds Pro in the UAE

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A great alternative to AirPods

Review: Utopia is a very good series released at exactly the wrong time

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Jessica Rothe plays Samantha, a fan of the Dystopia comic, keen to bid on the just-discovered copy of the unpublished sequel: Utopia . [credit: YouTube/Amazon Prime ] It's a rare TV series that gives me pause about even writing a review, but Amazon's new sci-fi thriller Utopia turned out to be just that. Not because it isn't good—on the contrary, I found it both entertaining and thought-provoking

LOL: Qantas Now Selling $305 Cashmere Sweaters, $250 Beach Totes

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Qantas sure has been getting creative when it comes to generating revenue without flying, ranging from selling care packages , to selling bar carts , to selling flights to nowhere . However, I’d argue that this is possibly the most outlandish concept yet… Qantas now selling leisure wear Qantas has partnered with Australian fashion designer Martin Grant to release a limited-edition athleisure-wear

What 5G Means for Apple’s iPhone 12

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All iPhone 12 models support 5G. While some Android phones support 5G, this is the first Apple is releasing phones that support 5G. So are ultra-fast speeds available everywhere? And what does 5G mean for battery life? We’ll break it down. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Addressing cybersecurity skill gap in cloud technologies

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As cloud adoption has reshaped the business technology landscape, the question of security still lags behind.

MacBook Air (2020) hits lowest price ever on Prime Day with this Amazon deal

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Hurry! Stocks won't last on the lowest ever price we've ever seen on this 2020 MacBook Air deal at Amazon.

Forget the iPad Air 4: this Apple tablet just got a massive price drop for Prime Day

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The iPad 4 is on our doorstep, and that means retailers are clearing house on the iPad Air 3 – get one of these discounted Apple tablets while you can.

All the best electric toothbrush deals this Prime Day

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SAVE OVER £200: Electric toothbrushes from top brands like Oral-B and Philips are on sale this Prime Day, saving you up to £210 on list price. Electric toothbrush deals don't get much attention during major shopping events like Prime Day and Black Friday, but maybe they should. You can save over £200 on a range of impressive devices until midnight on Oct. 14, which is a pretty significant saving.

Novitec unleashes Ferrari Monza SP1 with more power and exclusive goodies

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German tuning house Novitec has unleashed its version of the Ferrari Monza SP1. Whenever we see the Novitec name on a Ferrari, you can bet the house it’s going to be special. Take for instance the Novitec Ferrari F8 Tributo unveiled a couple of months ago. It gave the car a set of custom forged wheels, an aerodynamic body kit, … Continue reading

Prime Day beauty deals: save a stylish 32% on GHD hair straighteners

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Save big on GHD hair straighteners with this attractive Prime Day beauty deal.

SonicWall SonicOS hit by SSL VPN service vulnerability

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An unauthenticated attacker could use the vulnerability to gain access to a company's firewall management.

Huawei 'considers' potential Honor sale

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Huawei plans to sell Honor and refocus on higher margin premium segment, according to reports.

Prime Day deal: Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 cooker selling out quickly at £60

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We all need an Instant Pot in our lives, and this 7-in-1 deal over at Amazon is one of the best we've seen

Best ways to use the cash back from your credit card

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Credit card rewards are only valuable when you redeem them. With the coronavirus pandemic limiting travel, cash-back rewards may provide more immediate value than transferrable points . After all, cash-back rewards can effectively put cash right back in your pocket. However, not all cash-back cards provide easy-to-redeem rewards. In particular, some cards only allow you to redeem for cash back on

Menlo Micro, a startup bringing semiconductor tech to the humble switch, is ready for its closeup

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Sixteen years ago a group of material scientists and engineers at General Electric banded together to reinvent the circuit breaker. Now, Menlo Microsystems , the spinoff commercializing that technology, is ready to bring its revolutionary new switches to market, with huge implications for everything from 5G technologies to quantum computing. Based in Irvine, Calif., Menlo Micro takes its name fro

Who do you think you are? Find out with $100 off this full 23andMe DNA test kit

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23andMe's Health and Ancestry kit will tell you where your ancestors are from, and can connect you to distant relatives.

Blue Origin New Shepard completes mission with precision NASA tech on board

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Blue Origin has announced that it has completed a successful New Shepard mission to space and back, making this the spacecraft’s 13th mission. While the latest mission was the 13th overall, this is the seventh consecutive flight for the specific vehicle, which is a record. This flight was particularly important as there were 12 payloads onboard, including NASA Precision Lunar … Continue reading

Official Huawei Mate 40 teaser shows a bizarre camera design

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A Huawei Mate 40 teaser image shows a seemingly octagonal camera and more buttons than the Mate 30 Pro.

These Prime Day gaming laptop deals can save you up to $300 on Razer, Asus and more right now

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There's still time to score the best Prime Day gaming laptop deals on Razer, Asus and Lenovo machines, but hurry

Apple AirPods Prime Day deals — hurry, record-low prices are going fast

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Get these Apple AirPods at a low, low price with nearly $50 off

Amazon Prime Day sees the Echo Show 5 and 8 drop to their lowest-ever prices

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There are huge savings to be had on the Amazon Echo Show smart displays this Prime Day.

NASA and eight other nations agree to peaceful moon exploration

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Be careful when ordering your new iPhone 12 - it could be a scam

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iPhone 12 scams already being detected as criminals target Apple fans.

Canon makes its EOS Mark II camera more compelling for vloggers

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Canon has unveiled the 24-megapixel EOS M50 Mark II with relatively minor updates to the popular original aimed mostly at creators. The biggest change is an upgraded Dual Pixel autofocus system that now allows for continuous eye-tracking in video, rather than in just some still modes as before. That will make it more practical for interviews or vlogging (albeit in HD only and not 4K) as the camer

Why are there no Prime Day PS5 deals?

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Here's why there are no Prime Day PS5 deals right now – in case the reason wasn't obvious.

Xiaomi's Redmi Note 9 and 9 Pro South Africa: pricing, availability

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The Redmi Note 9 and Note 9 Pro offer the phablet aesthetic with a manageable size

55-inch 4K TV deal from Hisense gets you 4K HDR visuals and Dolby Atmos sound at a bargain price

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A top-notch 55-inch TV bargain for Amazon Prime Day.

Don't miss out! Save up to 40% in Dell's Semi-Annual Sale

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Dell UK's Semi-Annual Sale runs October 12 to October 18.

All the best 4K TV deals from Prime Day

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SAVE UP TO 20%: A wide range of 4K TVs from top brands like Philips and LG are on sale this Prime Day, saving you up to 20% on list price. Prime Day and Black Friday are always good opportunites to save on 4K TVs, and whilst this year's event hasn't necessarily delivered on quanity, the quality has still been there for all to see. You can still save on 4K TVs from top brands like Philips, LG, and

Windows 10 update will change the game for copy-and-paste

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Upcoming Windows 10 update will make copy-and-paste more useful than ever.

Hurry! Save 32% on the Ninja Foodi multi-cooker, in this Prime Day flash sale

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The Ninja Foodi is a superb all-in-one cooking solution, and right now you can save a healthy £63 against the retail price

This massive 12TB Xbox One hard drive deal is perfect for Game Pass subscribers

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The WD Black 12TB D10 Game Drive for Xbox One is now 35% off during Amazon Prime Day.

Microsoft Surface Pro X 2020 goes for sale in India at Rs 1,49,999

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Microsoft Surface Pro X can deliver up to 15 hours of battery life on a single charge and retains the 13-inch display.

OnePlus 8T launch live blog: today's big phone unveiling as it happens

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The OnePlus 8T is set to be unveiled later today, and it may be joined by other gadgets from the company.

Google's 'Search On' event will focus on AI

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Google is holding a "Search On" virtual event on October 15, and the spotlight will be on the latest improvements to Google Search and harnessing the power of AI.

Get 30% off the world's best smart scale – for a limited time

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The Withings Body+ smart scale tracks your weight and body composition, and presents all the info in a handy mobile app.

10 fun pet gifts both you and your dog will enjoy

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October is the American Humane Association's Adopt-A-Dog Month®, as well as National Pet Wellness Month. In other words, it's time to shower your pets with love all month long. These ten pup-related products are an extra 20% off as of Oct. 14. Just enter the code OCTSALE20 at checkout and watch the prices fall. Then give your dog extra snuggles to celebrate. Embark Dog DNA Test Kit Every dog has

13 on-sale items you'll want to carry with you every day

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The items we carry every day have changed a lot this year. In 2020, we've got to remember our masks, our sanitizer, and other items to keep us safe in addition to our usual phone, wallet, and keys. Here are 13 great deals (active as of Oct. 14) on items you'll want to carry with you every day, including pocket knives, multi-tools, mini flashlights, and more. Plus, you can take an extra 20% off wi

20 deals on car accessories to make your next road trip easier

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Your daily commute may just be a short walk from bedroom to "office" these days, but that just makes getting in the car more appealing than ever. In other words, it's a great time for a road trip (done safely, of course). But before you drive off into the sunset, make sure you have the right car accessories to keep you safe, charged up, and ready to take on anything. Be sure to enter the code OCT

Just 30 amazing Prime Day deals for people obsessed with organization

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Wishing you had more room in your kitchen for cooking and storing food? Struggling with chronic pantry clutter? It happens — we can't all be Home Edit stars or KonMari mentees, unfortunately. On the bright side, Amazon's Prime Day sales event features savings of 20% to 75% off kitchen and organization tools to help you make the best use of the space you do have. Check out these 30 amazing deals w

Intel Xe Graphics dual-GPU system spotted, hinting at a secret weapon for gaming laptops

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Will Intel use integrated Xe Graphics on its CPUs to beef up the performance of its incoming discrete GPUs?

Nikon's Z6 II and Z7 II flagships feature dual card slots and 4K 60p video

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Nikon has unveiled the 24-megapixel Z6 II and 45.6-megapixel Z7 II full-frame mirrorless flagship cameras with similar bodies to the originals , but some much-needed improvements under the hood. To start with, both models now support 4K video at 60 fps rather than 30 fps, meaning they can better compete with the Canon EOS R5 / R6 , Panasonic’s S5 and the Sony A7S III. There are a couple of caveat

Prime Day deal: this massive 14TB external hard drive has had a huge price drop

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Never worry about storing your files again with this HUGE 14TB WD Elements external hard drive.

The best deal on Bose QuietComfort 35 II is on Amazon Prime Day 2020

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The Bose QuietComfort 35 II noise-cancelling headphones are just AED 899.

The best deals on sports and outdoor clothing this Prime Day

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SAVE UP TO 30%: Sports and outdoor clothing from top brands like Berghaus and New Balance is on sale for Prime Day, saving you up to 30% on list price. Winter is coming, and that means you should consider stocking up on essential outdoor clothing (if you intend on actually leaving your house). Fortunately, there are plenty of impressive deals on sports and outdoor clothing this Prime Day. You can

Nab a 4K HDR TV bargain with this TCL 50C715K 50-inch QLED television deal

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Great specs at a reasonable price this Amazon Prime Day.

Facebook Messenger gets shiny new logo, chat themes

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If you've recently updated your Facebook Messenger smartphone app, you may have noticed something was different. Yep: Facebook has added some color to the long-standing white-and-blue Messenger logo. According to the company, the new logo "reflects a shift to the future of messaging, a more dynamic, fun, and integrated way to stay connected to the people you’re close to." One could also say they

Huawei plans to divest budget phone unit Honor: reports

Huawei Honor Smartphone
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Besieged by U.S. tech sanctions, Huawei may be looking to shake up its smartphone business that has taken a hit after losing core semiconductor parts and software services. The Chinese giant is in talks with Digital China Group to sell parts of Honor, its low-end, budget phone unit for 15-25 billion yuan ($2.2-3.7 billion), Reuters reported on Wednesday. A Hong Kong-listed firm, Digital China is

This Prime Day Beats Powerbeats Pro deal sees wireless earbuds drop to under $200

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The Beats Powerbeats Pro are some of the best true wireless earbuds you can buy – and they've never been cheaper.

The Asus ExpertCenter D700SA weds portability, rugedness, and upgradeability

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Latest business-oriented SFF desktop from Asus can be upgraded to your heart's content.

OLED TV Prime Day deal slashes price on LG BX to record low

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The LG BX OLED is cheaper than ever, after a £200 discount brought down the price to just £1,099.

Get these Sennheiser noise-cancelling headphones at their lowest-ever price for Prime Day

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The Sennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless have never been cheaper.

Sega Genesis Mini is the best retro console and it has a huge discount for Prime Day

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We love the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive Mini, and it's under $50/£50 for Prime Day

The cheapest Prime Day laptop deal still live gets you a powerful 10th gen Intel Ultrabook

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There’s a lot to like about the Huawei MateBook D – especially the price tag with this big Prime Day discount.

Canon EOS M50 Mark ll mirrorless camera launched in India

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Canon has announced EOS M50 Mark ll mirrorless camera which comes with support for live streaming.

Your heritage is only a saliva sample away with these cheap DNA test deals

Dna Amazon Prime Day
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Learn all about your ancestry, relatives and potential health conditions.

The Bowers & Wilkins PX7 wireless headphone have hit their lowest price in stellar Prime Day deal

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These dapper headphones are at their lowest-ever price thanks to this stellar Prime Day deal – but you'll need to be quick.

The list of PS4 games that don’t work on PS5 just got shorter

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A few days ago, Sony revealed that 99 percent of PS4 games will be compatible with the PS5 and that there are very few titles you can’t play on the upcoming console. Now, the list of 10 just got shorter. NACON and KT Racing told Push Square that they’re developing a patch that would make TT Isle of Man - Ride on the Edge 2 PS5-compatible. A NACON rep told the publication that the developers are w

How to win at video conferencing

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LJ Rich looks at the tips and tricks to help you make video calls like an expert.

Prime members can save up to 63% on top gaming accessories

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SAVE UP TO 63%: Gaming accessories from top brands like Razer and Logitech are on sale this Prime Day, saving you up to 63% on list price. The biggest shopping events of the year are always good opportunities for gamers to save on equipment that would normally be on the expensive end of the scale, like mechanical keyboards, headsets, and mice. A wide range of popular products from top brands like

The superb Fitbit Versa 2 is cheaper than ever right now, and it's selling fast

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Don't miss out on this feature-packed fitness tracker – moving fast on Amazon Prime Day.

Philips Sonicare: up to 70% off premium electric toothbrushes for Prime Day

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Amazon has knocked over £200 off premium Sonicare toothbrushes for a limited time.

India ed-tech market to quadruple over the next 5 years in value terms

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In spite of rapid growth, four out of five ed-tech companies could still not be making profits as a result of low cash flows

Facebook Messenger gets new look, more features

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Facebook has announced a new look for Messenger and some new features, though many of them had been known during the integration of Instagram Direct and Messenger.

Prime Day electric bike deals: Schwinn ebikes are up to 30% off on Amazon

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Amazon Prime Day includes some serious discounts on Schwinn Electric Bikes of all sizes.

Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime edition launched: price in India, specs and availability

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Samsung has added yet another M series device in India with the Galaxy M31 Prime edition.

Don't miss the best Prime Day deal yet: £219 off the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

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Amazon Prime Day has brought the goods with this excellent Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 deal.

Amazon Prime Day deals end today - don't miss these sales on Apple devices, Chromebooks, 4K TVs and more

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Amazon Prime Day deals end today, but there are some offers that might not see the next 24 hours out - here's how to grab the best sales while they're still live.

Canon PowerShot ZOOM adds a monocular telephoto camera to the portfolio

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It might not be an opportune time to be out and about but Canon thinks people will, at one point in time, want to escape the monotony of the new normal and go outdoors. Some might even take to nature and to the night skies for a bit of reprieve. Those are pretty much the situations where Canon’s newest PowerShot … Continue reading

Canon's best beginner DSLR drops to best ever price with massive Prime Day deal

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The Canon EOS 250D's kit lens bundle has just dropped to a great price for Amazon Prime Day.

Nikon Z 7II and Z 6II bring double image processors to the table

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The formula for digital cameras, whether DSLRs, ILCs, or mirrorless, has mostly remained the same throughout the years. Upgrades in specs like CMOS sensors and image processors are usually more modest and incremental, with resources poured instead on things like autofocus, stabilization, and other details mobile photographers may take for granted on their smartphones. The new pair of full-frame m

Grab these remaining Chromebook Prime Day deals now

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Chromebooks keep getting better and better. Chromebook Prime Day deals are disappearing fast, but here's a couple left.

Apple cuts prices on EarPods and its iPhone power adapter by $10

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Apple made its EarPods and new power adapter for the iPhone a bit more affordable after confirming that the new iPhones will no longer ship with accessories. The tech giant now sells the EarPods with Lightning connector on the Apple Store for $19 (as noticed by MacRumors ), down $10 from its original price. At the same time, the new 20W power adapter for the iPhone also costs $19, which is $10 le

The superb Fujifilm X-T200 mirrorless camera has just hit its lowest ever price

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The Fujifilm X-T200 is our favourite mirrorless camera for beginners – and it's now down to its lowest price for Prime Day.

Prime Day TV deal sees massive discounts on Philips Ambilight TVs

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Philips 4K TVs with Ambilight of all sizes are on offer right now, thanks to the Amazon Prime Day 2020 sales.

New Shepard: Jeff Bezos' rocket tests Nasa Moon landing tech

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The New Shepard rocket carried technology designed to return humans to the Moon in four years.

Valorant Indian servers are officially live with Act III

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The Act III of Valorant introduces a new map, battlepass, agent, skins and servers to the game.

As investors and founders mature, Vienna emerges as a European startup hub

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According to Austrian Startup Monitor , entrepreneurs have founded more than 2,200 startups in Austria since 2008, with the number of tech companies growing 12% per year since then, significantly faster than the 3% growth rate for traditional companies. Home to roughly 50% of Austria’s startups, Vienna has a plethora of VC, corporate and university investors. Top VCs include 3TS Capital Partners,

Canon EOS M50 Mark II is aimed at vloggers and live streamers

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It has been a little over two years since Canon gave its EOS M-series its first taste of 4K. The world has changed a lot since then and the past months alone have given birth to new activities, some of which now take place at home. To cater to these new cases, Canon is launching the successor to its interchangeable … Continue reading

Garmin deals: big savings on GPS sat-navs for walking and cycling

Garmin GPS Prime Day
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Find your way without the need for cumbersome paper maps, and get live weather updates on the move.

Hurry – the Bose QuietComfort 35 II have never been so cheap

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The Bose QuietComfort 35 II noise-cancelling headphones are under $200 for the first time ever.

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 11: how does Apple's new flagship compare to 2019's?

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Apple's 2020 flagship is here, so how much of an upgrade is the iPhone 12 on the iPhone 11?

Fujifilm's best mirrorless camera for beginners is down to its lowest ever price

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The Fujifilm X-A7 is a charming, lightweight snapper for beginners – and it's just dropped down to its lowest price.

Cheap TomTom sat nav deals will get you where you need to go, for less

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These Prime Day sat nav d