Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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US-bound travelers will need a negative COVID-19 test to enter

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If you’re traveling back to the United States from abroad, prepare to pack a negative COVID-19 test. On Tuesday, Jan. 12, the Wall Street Journal reported that the U.S. was preparing to issue an order requiring all travelers arriving in the United States — U.S. citizens included — to provide proof of a negative coronavirus test. It’s not yet known which types of test will be accepted, or how clos

Lenovo's ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i Is a Dual-Screen Wonder with a Full-Sized E-Ink Display

500+How-To Geek / 2h
Lenovo is launching a sequel to its dual-screened e-Ink laptop, the ThinkBook Plus. Say hello to the ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i, an advanced business laptop with an inner HDR display and a full-sized e-Ink panel on the outer lid. The innovative laptop launches in the next few months and starts at $1,549. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

A Look At The New JetBlue Airbus A220-300

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JetBlue is the latest airline to take delivery of the Airbus A220. JetBlue took delivery of its first A220-300 on December 31, 2020. The airline has now revealed what the interiors of these planes will look like, as well as the first regularly schedule route to get the plane, and there’s a lot to look forward to. JetBlue took delivery of its first Airbus A220 In mid-2018 JetBlue placed an order f

The 10 Best Deals of January 12, 2021

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Review: Heartbreaking His Dark Materials S2 finale sets the stage for war

Ars Technica / 18min
His Dark Materials Enlarge / The second season of His Dark Materials , starring Dafne Keen as Lyra Belacqua, concluded just before the new year. (credit: BBC/HBO) The first season of His Dark Materials , the BBC/HBO adaptation of Philip Pullman's classic fantasy trilogy, had its share of critics, particularly with regard to its sluggish pacing. Fortunately, those shortcomings have been successful

The 10 Best Deals of January 12, 2021

44Lifehacker / 23min
Tuesday’s Best Deals | Kinja Deals

High Tech N95 Mask Amplifies Your Voice With Built-In Sound System

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500+Futurism / 27min
Project Hazel PC gaming company Razer, known for making gaudy light-up accessories and peripherals, has decided to make its first foray into “smart” face masks. The company showed off a concept reusable N95 respirator called Project Hazel that it claims is the “world’s smartest mask,” as The Verge reports . It’s like a Razer for, well, your face. And yes, of course it has RGB lighting. RGB or Bus

iPad deals at Amazon: price cuts on the all-new iPad, iPad Pro, iPad Air, and iPad Mini

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Amazon iPad deals see price cuts on the all-new iPad, the powerful iPad Pro, iPad Air, and the Apple iPad Mini.

Soon, Yelp Users Can Report Covid-19 Safety Measures. What Could Go Wrong?

Gizmodo / 29min
Yelp has made a highly risky, wildly optimistic gambit: the company announced that it’s rolling out a feature whereby users can report businesses for not following covid-19 safety protocols, which will be reflected in notifications on the business’s page. Will people prove themselves measured arbiters of justice? Yelp… Read more...

Presenting the Best of CES 2021 finalists!

Engadget / 29min
We’ll admit, we weren’t entirely sure what to expect when we agreed to judge the annual Best of CES Awards without an in-person show. How many companies would show up to an online-only show? What would we lose without being able to wander the halls of a massive convention center and see the products up close? As it turns out, we needn’t have worried. More than 1,900 brands, big and small, turned

Vote for the Best of CES 2021 People's Choice award!

Engadget / 29min
Now that we’ve announced our Best of CES finalists , it is time for you, the people, to choose your favorite gadgets from the show. Head on over to this link to pick your top three from our list of finalists. You have until 3PM ET tomorrow, January 13th, to get your votes in. Oh, and here’s a sneak peek of our 2021 winners trophy in AR — and a link if you want to “hold” yourself. Engadget

Is there still room in the cloud-security market?

60TechCrunch / 32min
Kelley Mak Contributor Kelley Mak is a principal at Work-Bench , where he focuses on early-stage enterprise technology investments in areas including security, cloud and developer tools. While the initial shock of the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided for businesses, one of its main legacies is how it ushered in a tidal wave of accelerated digital transformation. A recent Twilio survey revealed that

What Is Most Popular on Streaming Platforms? Old Network TV Shows

60NYT > Technology / 32min
“The Office,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Criminal Minds” each accounted for more viewing time than any other show or movie on streaming platforms last year, according to Nielsen.

Google and Microsoft chat accessibility in tech

28Engadget / 35min
Plenty of new toys are being announced across all kinds of categories at CES 2021 , including a number of accessibility-focused products . But it isn’t just within niche areas that companies should be thinking about accessibility ; inclusive design should be considered across all aspects of technology. Microsoft’s chief accessibility officer Jenny Lay-Flurrie and Google’s product manager for Andr

‘Brand tech’ company You & Mr. Jones adds $60M to its Series B

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You & Mr. Jones announced today that it has added $60 million in new funding from Merian Chrysalis, bringing the Series B round announced in December to a total of $260 million. The round values the company at $1.36 billion, post-money. You & Mr. Jones takes its name from CEO David Jones, who founded the company in 2015. After having served as the CEO of ad giant Havas, Jones told me that his goa

An iPhone 12 Can Shut Down a Pacemaker Just By Being Near It

1KFuturism / 41min
According to a new study published last week in the journal Heart Rhythm , placing an iPhone 12 over a pacemaker can shut the lifesaving unit down. That’s in large part due to the magnetic field put out by the Apple device’s MagSafe charging technology, a magnetic array on the back of the device designed to make wireless charging easier. The researchers from the Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Inst

ASUS ROG Strix G15/17 and SCAR gaming laptops offer up to 360Hz gameplay

SlashGear / 45min
Amid its newly announced laptop offerings is ASUS’s new ROG Strix G15/G17 and Strix SCAR 15/17 gaming machines. Most notable of the bunch is the Strix SCAR 17, which boasts ‘the world’s fastest laptop display’ with a 3ms response time and 360Hz refresh rate. Joining the high-end hardware are slim, sleek, and colorful designs. ROG Strix G15 & G17 The … Continue reading

Report: Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Will Finally Be Charged for Poisoning Flint's Water

80Gizmodo / 47min
Y’all. Former Michigan governor and certified monster Rick Snyder will catch charges for his role in the Flint water crisis, according to the Associated Press. You absolutely love to see it. Read more...

Airbnb is banning anyone who took part in the attempted coup

52Engadget / 47min
With some eight days before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20th, Airbnb is implementing additional measures to prevent anyone who took part in the US Capitol riot on January 6th or is otherwise associated with a hate group from using its platform to stay in the nation’s capital next week. First and foremost, Airbnb will ban anyone who took part in last Wednesday’s attack. As

NASA's New Mars Rover Has Some Fun Easter Eggs

39Gizmodo / 53min
One of the few non-shitty things to happen in the recently-deceased (see you in hell) year 2020 was that the next generation of Mars rover, Perseverance, was launched, and is currently on its way to the Red Planet , where it will land on February 18. If my local CVS feels comfortable putting up Valentine’s Day crap… Read more...

The Unsettling Truth About the ‘Mostly Harmless’ Hiker

500+Wired / 56min
His emaciated body was discovered in a tent, just a few miles from a major Florida highway. His identity—and troubled past—were discovered by the internet.

ASUS ROG Swift PG32UQ made for PS5, Xbox Series X while keyboard and mouse go wireless

SlashGear / 57min
Today the ASUS ROG (Republic of Gamers) crew showed off a collection of new computers and accessories. In addition to some fantastical laptops running the newest in new graphics processors, they delivered a new mechanical RGB gaming keyboard, a 19,000 dpi wireless gaming mouse, and a 32-inch HDMI 2.1 gaming monitor, all under the ROG brand name. The ROG Gladius … Continue reading

How to Manage Your Child's Pet Allergy

23Lifehacker / 59min
Discovering that anyone in the home—but particularly one of the kids—is allergic to the family pet can be upsetting. Our pets are members of our family, so discovering that their mere presence is negatively impacting the health or physical comfort of your child creates a stressful situation. But if it happens, and… Read more...

Mozilla brings its VPN to Mac and Linux

40Engadget / 1h
The Mozilla VPN has at last landed on Mac and Linux. Following a Private Network extension it brought to Firefox in 2019 and a closed beta , Mozilla rolled out a Windows and Android VPN in July. It later introduced an iOS version. The VPN is currently available in six countries — the US, Canada, the UK, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia — and it’ll open in more regions soon, according to Mozill

Rare Planet With Three Suns Has a Super Weird Orbit

34Gizmodo / 1h
Astronomers have confirmed the existence of a triple-star exoplanet located 1,800 light-years from Earth. Planets parked in multi-star systems are rare, but this object is particularly unusual owing to its inexplicably weird orbital alignment. Read more...

Refrigerators Are Finally Embracing the Good Ice

93Gizmodo / 1h
Samsung and LG both showed off new refrigerators at this year’s CES that feature one of the best innovations we’ve seen in years: better ice. LG introduced a fridge that can make the spherical ice that perfectly complements a strong pour of fine whiskey, and Samsung’s latest can make pebble ice. Read more...

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 and G15 laptops add RTX 30-series GPUs for 2021

SlashGear / 1h
As NVIDIA suggested in its CES 2021 presentation earlier today, there are a number of RTX 30-series laptops on the way from ASUS. Two of these laptops are refreshes to the ROG Zephyrus G14 and G15 lines, and while we don’t know a ton about these new laptops just yet, we do have an idea of how they’ll improve over … Continue reading

Last Day: Seven Amazing Credit Card Offers

One Mile at a Time / 1h
Amazing limited time credit card offers come and go, though typically the offer end dates are staggered a bit. Well, tomorrow (Wednesday, January 13, 2021) we’re seeing seven incredible credit card offers all end, so I just wanted to write a quick post to recap the cards you should be considering. I’ll keep this brief, and will link to the posts that have more information. While these offers end

American And JetBlue Finally Move Forward With Alliance

View from the Wing / 1h
Over the summer American Airlines and JetBlue announced a partnership focusing on New York and Boston. They said they would codeshare and offer reciprocal frequent flyer earning and redemption. The deadline for the Department of Transportation to object to the deal passed without action in mid-November, and then crickets. Continue reading ...

Scientists: It’d Be Impossible to Control Superintelligent AI

1KFuturism / 1h
Runaway AI Scientists at the Max Planck Society, a storied European research institution, say humanity will never be able to control a super-intelligent artificial intelligence that could save or destroy humanity. That’s according to research published last week in the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research . The problem, the Max Planck scientists say, is that there’s no way to contain such

Nielsen says ‘The Office’ was the most popular streaming series of 2020

72TechCrunch / 1h
Because streaming services only release viewership numbers selectively, and because each one uses its own methodology, it can be hard to compare the popularity of different streaming shows and movies. So Nielsen, which provides the standard ratings for traditional TV (and is working to combine those ratings with streaming data ), is offering some apples-to-apples comparison today at CES by releas

American Airlines, JetBlue tout benefits of Northeast alliance after DOT approval

67The Points Guy / 1h
American Airlines and JetBlue have confirmed that their Northeast-focused alliance will launch as planned after a regulatory review. As part of the strategic pact, the two carriers will offer a host of passenger-focused benefits to create a seamless travel experience. For one, the carriers will align their Northeast networks, both in the New York and Boston metropolitan areas. Want more airline-s

Weber acquires smart oven maker June

50Engadget / 1h
Weber enlisted June , the company behind the June smart ovens , to help it build Weber Connect. That platform powers both the Weber Connect Smart Grilling Hub and the connected features on the SmokeFire pellet grills . Both of those devices run on JuneOS, the same technology that runs on the company’s ovens. Today, Weber announced it will acquire 100 percent of June, and that includes “its propri

Your Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn Data Might Have Leaked Last Month

96Lifehacker / 1h
I hate saying that “this is kind of the norm” when talking about a data breach, but here we go again. A social-media management company called Socialarks recently suffered a data leak to the tune of more than 408GB of personal data for around 214 million Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn accounts worldwide. That’s… Read more...

Toss Out Your Old Grater and Use a Food Processor To Make Sauces, Latkes, and Dips the Easy Way

Lifehacker / 1h
Top Pick: Cuisinart DFP-14BCWNY | $299 | Amazon

ASUS ROG Flow X13 pairs ultraportable gaming 2-in-1 with an RTX 3080 eGPU

SlashGear / 1h
ASUS has a new ultraportable gaming laptop, and the ROG Flow X13 takes a little explaining. Making its debut at CES 2021 today, the 13-inch laptop is Republic of Gamers’ first 2-in-1 convertible gaming notebook, but it also comes with a ROG XG Mobile external graphics card that doubles as a docking station with extra ports and power. The Flow … Continue reading

Wolfenstein 3D + Super Monkey Ball = free Nazi-flattening fun!

36Ars Technica / 1h
BONK! [credit: Nickireda ] Back in 1992, id Software proved that it can be a lot of fun to shoot virtual Nazis on your computer with Wolfenstein 3D . Back in 2001, Amusement Vision proved it can be a lot of fun to roll around in a sphere collecting bananas with Super Monkey Ball . This week, Itch.io game maker Nickireda proved that both of these concepts somehow fit perfectly together with Return

DC-7 reaches Delta Flight Museum, restored to its former glory

34The Points Guy / 1h
It’s been roughly a year and a half since I traveled out to the Arizona desert to watch Delta Air Lines pick up one of its former DC-7s , a piston aircraft that flew passengers for less than a decade before being replaced by far faster planes as the jet age took hold. In July 2019, I flew out to Phoenix before making my way to a small airfield in a tiny town called Coolidge to catch the plane ahe

Weber acquires smart cooking startup June

200+TechCrunch / 1h
Outdoor cooking industry leader and famed kettle-grill-maker Weber has acquired June, the smart cooking startup founded in 2013 by Matt Van Horn and Nikhil Bhogal. While financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, Weber has confirmed that June will continue to operate as its own brand wholly owned by Weber-Stephen Products and will continue to both sell and develop the June Oven and related pr

Dungeons & Dragons' New Adventure Book Brings Fresh Voices to the Forgotten Realms

200+Gizmodo / 1h
Typically, a Dungeons & Dragons adventure book is all about creating a world for your heroes to go on epic campaigns —detailing the vast settings of places like Eberron or Icewind Dale , or setting up cities like Waterdeep or even the Magic: The Gathering land of Ravnica . While its newest adventure revisits a classic D&D … Read more...

These Euphoric Beverages Are Non Alcoholic Drinks Designed for Social Drinkers

Futurism / 1h
It’s 2021, and as with every new year, everyone is making various new year’s resolutions to try and improve their lives. One relatively commonplace way of doing that is to quit drinking alcohol , but that can be easier said than done, especially for social drinkers. But luckily, thanks to non alcoholic Kin brand euphoric beverages , you can maintain the treasured rituals and social benefits of al

Lenovo launches thinnest ThinkPad ever

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Lenovo has updated its ThinkPad line with an all-new laptop and even a detachable tablet.

How To Reserve Your Samsung Galaxy S21 Pre-Order Spot Right Now

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These 5 VCs have high hopes for cannabis in 2021

100+TechCrunch / 1h
Cannabis has always been essential to some. Thanks to COVID-19, cannabis is now an essential business and many companies are entering 2021 after seeing huge gains in 2020. TechCrunch surveyed five key investors who touch different aspects of the cannabis business. We asked these investors the same six questions, and each provided similar thoughts, but different approaches. Despite remaining headw

E-commerce infrastructure startup Nacelle closes $18M Series A

48TechCrunch / 1h
Consumer online shopping habits have led to a windfall of revenues for these web storefronts, but COVID-era trends have also breathed new life into the market for developer tools that help e-commerce sites operate more smoothly for shoppers. LA-based Nacelle is one of many e-commerce infrastructure startups to earn attention from investors amid COVID. The web services company helps streamline the

Telegram reports huge surge in new users as WhatsApp backlash grows

SlashGear / 1h
Telegram has reported a mass of new users over the past 72 hours, an uptick no doubt spurred by Facebook’s recent controversial decision involving WhatsApp and data-sharing. WhatsApp has presented itself as a secure messaging platform, including having introduced encrypted chats. However, last week it was revealed that users will need to agree to share their data with Facebook or … Continue readi

Remember Sony’s electric car from CES? Now it’s being road-tested

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Remember the Sony Vision-S from CES in 2020? It's back for 2021, and there's more than one. [credit: Sony ] Perhaps the highlight of last year's CES was Sony's surprise battery electric concept car, the Vision-S . At the time, we thought that the Vision-S—which looked like a cross between a Porsche Taycan and a Lucid Air—was mostly meant to show off all the different enabling technologies it cont

Cadillac wants to fly people in electric drones

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General Motors shared some futuristic concept vehicles, including a sleek Cadillac passenger drone, on Tuesday in a classic CES move. As part of its Cadillac Halo portfolio, a shiny, silver and black self-driving shuttle, and a matching passenger drone were introduced. Both are just ideas with no production plans — yet. The VTOL flying car (that's the term used for vertical take-off and landing v

Razer's Wild Gaming Chair and Smart Mask Are Concept Gadgets Designed to Battle the Woes of 2021

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28Gizmodo / 1h
It just wouldn’t be CES (even a virtual one) without a couple far-out concept gadgets from Razer, and this year the company has dreamed up two devices designed to combat some of 2021's biggest issues in the most Razer way possible. Read more...

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE adds 4K option and CPU/GPU upgrades to dual-screen laptop

SlashGear / 1h
ASUS’ dual-screen laptop has had a CES 2021 revamp, with the Republic of Gamers Zephyrus Duo 15 SE keeping the twin displays but throwing in more screen options and faster processors. As before, there’s a 15.6-inch main display on top, with a 14.1-inch secondary display underneath, on a tilting panel just above the keyboard. That – branded ASUS’ ScreenPad Plus … Continue reading

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Xbox Series X and PS5 update detailed – What to expect

SlashGear / 1h
Like many games that were released close to the end of the previous generation, it seems that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is getting a next-generation update that will help it run better on the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5. As always, we can expect to see higher and more stable framerates, but beyond that Electronic Arts and Respawn … Continue reading

Mix Protein Powder Into Your Yogurt

49Lifehacker / 1h
Protein powder is gross in most things, I’ll be honest about that. It makes oatmeal gooey, and it’s an acquired taste in almost everything but smoothies (where it’s mostly hidden by the ingredients). But there’s one dish of actual food where it’s truly at home, and that is a bowl of yogurt. Read more...

LAST DAY: United Explorer Card 70,000 Miles

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The United Explorer Card has an offer to earn up to 70,000 bonus miles: 60,000 after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months and an additional 10,000 after you spend $6,000 in the first 6 months. That’s still just an average of $1000 a month, so easily doable for most readers. This is a nice improvement over the last limited-time offer Chase had which ended about six weeks ago. In tha

Razer's wild concepts: A smart mask and a gaming chair with a 60" OLED

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68Engadget / 1h
Razer has a knack for unveiling lofty concept devices at CES that never actually ship -- remember the laptop dock for the Razer phone , or the three-screen laptop ? The company admits these fantastical projects are basically design exercises , but you can still find their influence in future projects. So, keeping that in mind, the company is back at CES 2021 with some new concepts: Project Hazel,

Razer unveils 'smart mask' concept that's basically COVID-friendly rave gear

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42Mashable / 1h
Here to solve the challenges of modern pandemic mask-wearing is...gaming gear company Razer ?! The company debuted a "smart mask" concept called Project Hazel at CES on Tuesday with a prototype that looks like it would fit right in at a rave. The mask, which comes in black or white, is made with translucent plastic, so you can see the wearer's mouth when they talk. It contains a microphone and am

Razer's Project Brooklyn gaming cockpit makes us wish CES 2021 was in-person

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Razer's Project Brooklyn concept is more like a sci-fi movie prop than a gaming chair, but this PC and console gaming cockpit is bringing the future closer than ever.

Kensington's StudioDock Is a Charging Station That Turns Your iPad Into an iMac

100+How-To Geek / 2h
If you’re looking for a fanciful way to dock and charge your Apple products, there’s no shortage of options. But Kensington’s StudioDock may be the best looking and most functional option yet. With one stand you can dock and charge your iPad Pro or Air to give it an iMac-like look while charging your iPhone, AirPods, and your Apple Watch with an optional add-on. You’ll even get a host of ports al

Razer's Project Hazel Face Mask Has N95 Filters, Amplifier, and (of Course) RGB

100+How-To Geek / 2h
Razer has been making cloth face masks since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, doing sterling work donating them to hospital staff. But as a company, Razer never really knows how to stop: why just design when you can over-design? Thus was Project Hazel, the company’s super high-tech mask concept, born. And of course, it has LED lights. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Game on the Go with the New OtterBox Gaming Accessories Line

100+How-To Geek / 2h
The launch of the new OtterBox Gaming Accessories line officially marks the company’s first foray into the gaming world. The line includes cases for your smartphone and gaming controller along with a mobile gaming clip and a glass privacy screen protector. Otterbox is working to create an end-to-end gaming ecosystem that enables you to comfortably game anywhere you go. Read This Article on Review

Rollables are the New Foldables at CES 2021

50How-To Geek / 2h
Last year foldable phones were all the rage. Samsung kicked things off with the original Galaxy Fold, but let’s not forget the Royale FlexPai, the Motorola Razr, TCL’s concept phones, and the Surface Duo (almost). This year, though, foldable devices are out and Rollables are in. LG and TCL both showed off concept handheld rollable devices and made promises to bring them to market this year. Read

Linksys Introduces a Super-Powered Mesh Wi-Fi 6E System with Motion Detection

400+How-To Geek / 2h
This ain’t your average mesh Wi-Fi system. Avalible in Spring 2021, the new Linksys AXE8400 Wi-Fi 6E takes whole-home coverage to a new level, utilizing the newly opened 6GHz band to meet the needs of over 65 devices at a time. But at $550 a node (or $1,200 for a 3-pack), this mesh Wi-Fi system is far beyond the budget of most speed demons. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Razer Project Brooklyn concept is a gaming chair with a roll-out display

SlashGear / 2h
Razer Project Brooklyn is one of two major concept designs made by the company for CES 2021. Like past CES concepts from Razer, it’s unlikely that the machine will be released in the form in which you see it right this minute. The chair has a foldable display that fits in the back of the chair when not in use, … Continue reading

Razer Project Hazel is the smart mask ideal

SlashGear / 2h
Razer is notorious for awesome conceptual works of industrial design made specifically for presentation at CES. While some of these projects have elements that make their way to finalized, market-ready products, some of the most outlandish projects never quite make the cut. With Razer Project Hazel, the times in which we live might well dictate the necessity for a final … Continue reading

Scientists Successfully Store Data Inside DNA of Living Bacteria

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Thanks to its tremendous density, DNA can store the equivalent of about 10 digital movies of data in the volume of a single grain of salt. Now, scientists at Columbia University have pushed the concept even further, by writing data into the DNA of living bacteria, as Science reports . To store data inside DNA, it has to be converted by a DNA synthesizer from its binary format of ones and zeros in

Samsung’s next flagship Exynos chip will have an AMD GPU

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50Engadget / 2h
Earlier today Samsung detailed its Exynos 2100 mobile chipset . It’s the high-end silicon that will almost certainly power the company’s upcoming Galaxy S21 flagship in international markets. One of the highlights of the chip is its ARM-designed Mali-G78, which Samsung said will deliver 40 percent better graphical performance than its predecessor in the Exynos 990. At that same event, Samsung als

Fenn treasure hunter pleads guilty for damage caused in Yellowstone Park

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Enlarge / Over 350,000 people tried and failed to find the Fenn treasure before someone finally solved the puzzle last June (credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus) A Utah man charged with causing more than $1,000 worth of damages in Yellowstone National Park has pleaded guilty to two felony charges, the New York Times reported last week . The man, 52-year-old Rodrick Dow Craythorn, had been hunting

This new AirPods Pro rival offers noise cancellation and wireless charging at half the cost

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Anker, the budget audio brand that’s big on Amazon, has a new pair of budget true wireless earbuds that jam-packed with features.

Gett raises $115M more for its on-demand ride-hailing platform for business users

97TechCrunch / 2h
As ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft continue to find their feet in a new landscape for transportation services — where unessential travel is being actively discouraged in many markets, and people remain concerned about catching the coronavirus in restricted, shared spaces — a smaller player that has carved out a place for itself targeting business users is announcing more funding. Gett ,

Gig Workers in California Petition Supreme Court to Overturn Prop 22

24Gizmodo / 2h
The fight to bring full employment protections to gig workers in California seemed all but doomed by November’s passage of Proposition 22 —a historically expensive ballot measure funded by Uber, Lyft, and others, which rolled back hard-won rights for app workers in the state. Today, workers revealed they had one last H… Read more...

Google commits $3 million to fight COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

68Engadget / 2h
In its latest effort to promote verified, true information, Google is supporting attempts to fight falsehoods about COVID-19 vaccines . Its Google News Initiative will provide up to $3 million in grants to journalists and fact-checkers who are tackling false information about the vaccine. The goal of the open fund is to "reach audiences that are typically underserved or targeted by misinformation

AT&T TV Now Is Merging With AT&T TV—Wait, What?

28Gizmodo / 2h
AT&T appears to be killing its AT&T TV Now packages, directing new customers to its similarly titled AT&T TV product. Yes, those are two different things. Read more...

Gig workers, SEIU file lawsuit alleging Prop 22 is unconstitutional

68TechCrunch / 2h
A group of rideshare drivers in California and the Service Employees International Union filed a lawsuit today alleging Proposition 22 violates California’s constitution. The goal of the suit is to overturn Prop 22, which classifies gig workers as independent contractors in California. The suit, filed in California’s Supreme Court, argues Prop 22 makes it harder for the state’s legislature to cre

Intel at CES: Alder Lake looks a lot like M1, plus new chips for gaming laptops

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25Ars Technica / 2h
Some initial specs for the new Core i9-11900K. [credit: Intel ] The Consumer Electronics Show this week was never going to be where Intel would venture into extreme detail on major new 12th-generation CPUs, but nonetheless, the company hosted a press conference this morning that laid out a few new evolutions of the 11th-gen CPUs it has already been shipping, plus an early look at what to expect f

GoodMaps Explore aims to bring step-by-step navigation to indoor spaces

36Engadget / 2h
GoodMaps Explore provides on-demand, reactive mobile navigation for people who are blind or visually impaired, and developers are working to tackle a region that Google Maps has long ignored: indoor spaces. In outdoor mode, GoodMaps Explore reads aloud cardinal directions, streets and points of interest depending on where the user’s mobile device is pointing at any given time. With a shake of the

NordicTrack Is Making Its Own Connected Fitness Mirror

20Gizmodo / 2h
At-home fitness is having a moment due to the global pandemic, and connected gym equipment makers are struggling to keep up with demand. While you probably know NordicTrack best for its treadmills, the company is launching one of a smart workout mirrors—sort of like the Lululemon-owned Mirror, but with a slight twist. Read more...

New Technique Uses Entire Milky Way as a Giant Observatory

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Zooming Out A team of scientists is taking an unusual approach to finding a new kind of gravitational wave they think is constantly washing over the Earth: using a clever trick to turn the entire galaxy into a giant observatory. The team, from the University of Colorado at Boulder, is using the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav) to hunt for gravitational waves

Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 wants to prove that dual-screen gaming laptops aren’t just a gimmick

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Asus has announced the new ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 at CES 2021, but can it convince us that two screens are better than one?

Yeah, you can fold mobility scooters now – Future Blink

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ATTO is a totally foldable mobility scooter that can change between drive, trolley, and split modes for an innovative scooter experience. Read more... More about Mashable Video , Foldable , Mobility Scooter , Scooter , and Future Blink

What Are the Best Computer Speakers?

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Here’s a weird confession: Despite having made the jump from laptop to full PC years ago, I still don’t have computer speakers. Read more...

ASUS's ROG Flow X13 is a tiny gaming convertible with an eGPU

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Last year, ASUS delivered one of the most compact and impressive gaming notebooks we've ever seen, the Zephyrus G14 . This year, it's aiming to go even smaller. At CES 2021, the company debuted the ROG Flow X13, a 13-inch ultraportable convertible that looks like a cross between one of Lenovo's Yoga notebooks and a piece of military gear. It's powered by an AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS chip and GeForce GTX

ASUS' new 32-inch monitor can handle 4K 120Hz games on next-gen consoles

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Would you rather use a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X at your desk than in the living room? You won’t have to compromise if you do. ASUS has introduced the ROG Swift PG32UQ, a 32-inch monitor with two HDMI 2.1 ports that can run games from the latest consoles in 4K at 120Hz — you won’t have to trade frame rate for resolution. Only a handful of PS5 and XSX games support native 4K 120Hz output at t

Asus Revealed a New 2-in-1 Gaming Laptop, and I'm Like Whoa

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Asus’ ROG line of gaming laptops have always stood out thanks to their flashy RGB lighting and aggressive aesthetic. Asus isn’t afraid to try something new, either. Last year, it released the well-received ROG Zephyrus G14 , one of the first ROG gaming laptops powered by an AMD processor, as well all the Zephyrus Duo… Read more...

Report: United States To Require Coronavirus Testing For International Travel

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It looks like for the first time since the start of the pandemic, the US will introduce a consisting testing protocol for travelers. US to require COVID-19 testing for travel While there hasn’t been an official announcement yet, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that as of January 26, 2021, the United States plans to require all arriving international travelers to get tested prior to travel :

Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to QAnon

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The accounts were permanently deleted for sharing “harmful” content “at scale”.

December Microsoft issue affecting pupils could take 'weeks' to fix

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The issue which emerged last month continues after a separate widespread Teams issue on Monday.

An Indiana Jones Video Game Is on the Way From the Studio Behind Wolfenstein

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The handshake meme, but it’s “ Wolfenstein, ” “ Indiana Jones, ” and “Killing some goddamn Nazis .” Read more...

Get Hulu for $2 a Month as a College Student

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In case you weren’t already swimming in streaming service subscriptions, Hulu is offering a discounted $2 monthly plan for students . However, note that if you’re long past college and happen to have an .edu email address, that won’t be enough to qualify as a “student”—Hulu is verifying that you’re actually attending… Read more...

Samsung details Exynos 2100 chipset ahead of Galaxy S21 reveal

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Samsung is getting its big January announcements rolling a little early, it seems. Ahead of its January 14th Unpacked event – where the company is almost certain to reveal the Galaxy S21 lineup – today Samsung announced the Exynos 2100 mobile processor. The 5nm processor will likely be powering the Galaxy S21 line in many regions around the world, though … Continue reading

Ubiquiti hit by data breach, change your UI.com passwords now

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Ubiquiti is warning users about unauthorized access to its servers hosted by a third party cloud provider.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 laptops start at $1k

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NVIDIA just revealed their first NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series laptop gpu family and their first associated laptop models, starting at $999 USD. This new series of laptops rolls with names very, very similar to their desktop relations, including the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, 3070, and 3080 (all laptop GPUs). The first wave of laptops with these GPUs inside will … Continue reading

My Quest to Survive Quarantine—in Heated Clothes

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Cold weather sucks even more when a pandemic makes it nearly impossible to socialize inside. But I found a hack.

Climate Change Drove $75 Billion in Rainfall Damage Over the Past 30 Years

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Extreme weather disasters are costing the country billions of dollars in damages each year. A new study from Stanford shows that over the past three decades, the U.S. has seen nearly $75 billion in damage from floods fueled by the climate crisis. Read more...

Descript raises $30M to build the next generation of video and audio editing tools

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The popularity of podcasting and online video shows no signs of slowing down, and so we continue to see a wave of creators publishing a profusion of audio and video content to fill out the airwaves. Today, a company building a platform to make that work easier and more interesting to execute is announcing a round of growth funding to double down on the opportunity. Descript , which builds tools t

Nintendo Switch deals: check out this rare Switch Lite price drop before stock runs out

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Nintendo Switch deals are difficult to come by right now - so snap up this Switch Lite price cut before it's too late.

To Make the Best Hummus, Peel Your Chickpeas

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The best hummus is smooth and creamy, but a lot of homemade hummus comes out much more textured than its restaurant-made counterparts. Unfortunately, the key to truly smooth hummus lies in the removal of the chickpeas’ flimsy little skins. Fortunately, though, peeling them is not hard. Read more...

Chase Ink Business Cash Card Review (2021)

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Ink Business Cash® Credit Card 5% cash back phone & internet 2% cash back at restaurants 2% cash back at gas stations Annual Fee: $0 Apply Now There are lots of businesses that leave a lot of rewards on the table by not using the right credit card. In this post I wanted to take an in-depth look at the Ink Business Cash® Credit Card — this is a credit that I personally have , and that I love. Of C

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 release date, price, news, leaks and rumors

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The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3, not Flip 2, could be the next Samsung foldable phone, and we could see it very soon.

Anker takes on the AirPods Pro with the $130 Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro

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Anker has a solid track record for affordable true wireless earbuds with its Soundcore brand. The company already has dozens of options to choose from, including various designs ranging from AirPod-like stick buds to over-the-ear hooks. And, of course, the more “traditional” true wireless earbuds. Today, Anker is adding another: the Liberty Air 2 Pro ( $130 ). An upgraded version of the $80 Liber

I did hot yoga in Thinx's new activewear

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Thinx Activewear leotard $75 View Product The Good super absorbent but doesn't look like it • sleek like any other activewear line • comfortable The Bad doesn't have the best sports bra for larger chests The Bottom Line Thinx's leotard is durable and absorbent — and looks just as cool as any other athleisure. ⚡ Mashable Score 4.5 😎 Cool Factor 5.0 📘Learning Curve 3.5 💪Performance 5.0 💵Bang fo

Cadillac teases its second EV, the Celestiq

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At a virtual CES event Tuesday morning, General Motors showed off its next electric vehicle as the American automaker continues plans to electrify its lineup throughout the next five years. GM shared the first few glimpses of what it's calling the Cadillac Celestiq, an all-electric luxury sedan. Cadillac's first ever EV, the Lyriq , was announced last year and also featured some creative spelling

Vantage makes managing AWS easier

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Vantage , a new service that makes managing AWS resources and their associated spend easier, is coming out of stealth today. The service offers its users an alternative to the complex AWS console with support for most of the standard AWS services, including EC2 instances, S3 buckets, VPCs, ECS and Fargate and Route 53 hosted zones. The company’s founder, Ben Schaechter, previously worked at AWS a

Eden office management platform rebrands to Eden Workplace

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Eden , the office management platform that has raised nearly $70 million since inception, is today making a tweak to its nomenclature to reflect its push into SaaS tools. Henceforth, the startup will be called Eden Workplace. “We had a lot of clients in different categories like retail, some industrial and some classic real estate and we wanted to reaffirm that we’re really building software and

Gigabyte Aorus 17G laptop has an RTX 3080 GPU and 300Hz screen for super-smooth gaming

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This revamped flagship machine should make for some seriously slick gaming on the go.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 revealed for $329

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Today NVIDIA revealed the GeForce RTX 3060 desktop GPU with a starting price of $329 USD. This device should allow the masses to get ahold of a variety of next-generation features released in the RTX 30 family, here for a significantly lower price. The RTX 3060 works with 13 shader TFLOPs, 25 RT-TFLOPs for ray tracing, and 101 tensor-TFLOPs (ready … Continue reading

13 Quibi Shows Worth Watching on Roku

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Quibi was the largest backed streaming service you never heard of (or maybe never cared about) in early 2020. The hopeful streaming rival featured over 75 new programs starring some A-list celebrities, including Anna Kendrick in Dummy , Kevin Hart and John Travolta in Die Hart , and Laurence Fishburne in #FreeRayshawn ,… Read more...

Cadillac flying car and autonomous pod concepts hint at electric roadmap

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Cadillac may have its Celestiq hyper-luxury EV in mind for the near future, but two new concepts – an autonomous lounge pod and a flying car – at CES 2021 today show it’s looking further ahead in electrification, too. The Cadillac Personal Autonomous Vehicle and Cadillac Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) Personal Drone aren’t exactly close to a commercial launch, … Continue reading

Razer reveals new lineup of Blade gaming laptops with RTX 3080 GPUs at CES 2021

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Razer introduced the new Blade 15 and Blade 17 gaming laptops this week, featuring the Nvidia RTX 3080 mobile GPU.

Nvidia announces new GeForce RTX 3060 at CES 2021

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Nvidia announced a new RTX GPU, the RTX 3060, promising to bring Nvidia Ampere to every gamer,

Razer's Refreshed 15 and 17-inch Blades Are Getting New Screens and Faster GPUs for 2021

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At first glance, Razer’s refreshed line of 15-inch Blade and 17-inch Blade Pro laptops might not look much different than last year’s models, but inside is a different story—this year we get faster displays and GPUs, along with a subtly revamped design. Read more...

The Revamped m17 R4 Is Alienware's First Laptop with a 360Hz Display

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While Alienware hasn’t given its gaming laptops a full overhaul for 2021, like other gaming laptop makers the company is kicking off the year by refreshing its 15 and 17-inch notebooks with new Nvidia RTX 30-series GPUs. The larger m17 R4 is also getting a huge display upgrade that could make it the laptop for gamers. Read more...

Acer's Refreshed Predator Triton 300 SE Looks So Damn Good

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Acer given most of its laptop lineup a major refresh at CES 2021 and there seems to be something for every budget, from entry-level machines like the Acer Aspire 5 that cost just $550, to the high-end Predator Triton 300 SE, which costs a surprisingly reasonable $1,400. It also appears to have been totally re-imagined… Read more...

Watch GM’s CES 2021 keynote in 10 minutes

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After its EV-centric rebrand , it wasn’t surprising that GM focused on electric vehicles in its CES presentation. It unveiled some concepts during its showcase, including a single-seater VTOL drone , as well an EV ecosystem for delivery companies . The automaker also spent some time discussing the Ultium battery system and the Hummer EV . While GM didn’t offer a look at its retooled Bolt EVs, it

Acer adds Ryzen 5000 CPUs to its Nitro 5 gaming notebook

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Today, Acer is launching a new pair of Nitro 5 laptops that can be specced to include AMD’s new Ryzen 5000 series mobile chips. Users have the choice of either a 15.6-inch, or 17.3-inch model, both of which can be specced with the Ryzen 9 5900H, paired with NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 3080 GPU. Since this is an affordable gaming machine, you also get a wide variety of monitor options, from a QHD screen

Alienware's M15 and M17 will get NVIDIA's RTX 30 GPUs

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Alienware isn’t wasting any time after NVIDIA unveiled its new RTX 30 GPUs for notebooks. The company has announced that the Alienware M15 and M17 (R4) gaming laptops will be getting those new video cards, along with all of the improved ray tracing performance they feature. Both systems will also pack in up to 4TB of storage and faster RAM speeds reaching 2,933MHz. There aren’t any major design u

Razer's Blade 15 and Pro 17 get RTX 30-series GPUs, fast QHD displays

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Moving in lockstep with NVIDIA’s new RTX 30 laptop GPUs, Razer has announced that its Blade 15 and Pro 17 notebooks will support those new video cards. But there’s also another intriguing upgrade this year: high refresh rate Quad HD (1,440p, QHD) screens. That gives gamers a higher resolution choice than standard 1080p panels, but without jumping all the way to 4K, which is incredibly demanding f

Acer's laptop lineup gets RTX 30 graphics

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Intel’s brand new Tiger Lake H35 chips and NVIDIA’s new RTX 30-series graphics are coming to a whole rft of Acer laptops. The company is updating a number of its chassis to include the new silicon, with the usual promise of ever-faster processing and graphics. That includes the Predator Helios 300, which will get the new RTX 3080, while the mid-range Nitro 5 will get the option to spec a new H35

NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 3060 offers ray tracing for $329

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NVIDIA clearly doesn’t think its Ampere-based GPUs are accessible enough. The company has unveiled the RTX 3060, a more affordable alternative to the 3060 Ti that even leapfrogs higher-end counterparts in a few areas. It doesn’t offer as much raw compute power as the Ti with 13 shader TFLOPs versus 16.2 and ‘just’ 25 ray tracing TFLOPs (versus about 39.7), but it also comes with 12GB of GDDR6 mem

Nvidia's Ray Tracing 30-Series GPUs Are Coming to Laptops

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Like clockwork, Nvidia announced this morning that its wildly fast discrete desktop graphics will be coming to laptops everywhere in the months ahead. This probably surprised no one, as Nvidia always has the same GPUs on laptops, but if the popular reception of its RTX 30-series desktop cards were any indication,… Read more...

Acer gaming notebooks gain NVIDIA RTX 3000, Radeon RX graphics

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Today Acer revealed the notebooks that’d be getting RTX 3000 GPU power under their hood for 2021. The Acer Predator Helios 300 will be available with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU and 240Hz display. The Acer Nitro 5 will be made available with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU. The Acer Aspire 5 and 7 also got … Continue reading

Razer Blade Pro 17 (early 2021) refresh in-effect

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The newest giant in the Razer laptop universe got a refresh this week in the Razer Blade Pro 17 (early 2021.) This machine comes in a variety of configurations, each with a 17.3-inch display panel and 8-core, 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10875H (up to 5.1GHz Max Boost) processors. The biggest change made to these devices since their last iteration is … Continue reading

Razer Blade 15 (2021) detailed in multiple monster configurations

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The Razer Blade 15 (2021) was given a bit of an update this week as the company continues to call it the “best Gaming Laptop out there.” This version of the machine has a 15-inch 360Hz refresh rate with 2MS response time – that’s the Advanced Model – while the Base Model has 144Hz and 8MS. Both versions have 100 … Continue reading

Tasmanian Tigers and Wolves Evolved Uncannily Similar Skulls

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The extinct thylacine had the stripes of a tiger, the body of a canid, and the pouch of a kangaroo. These ill-fated, predatory marsupials are a classic example of convergent evolution , in which species independently evolve the same traits, and a new study breaks down just how remarkably similar Tasmanian tigers’… Read more...

Nvidia RTX 3000 graphics cards are finally coming to gaming laptops

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At Nvidia's CES 2021 keynote, the company unveiled that its RTX 3000 GPUs are coming to laptops.

Listen up: Amazon's high-end Echo Studio smart speaker is on sale for $30 off

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SAVE $30: Typically $199.99, Amazon's Echo Studio high-fidelity smart speaker is on sale for only $169.99 as of Jan. 12 — that's a 15% savings. Up until a few years ago, audio quality always took a backseat to the "smart" part of smart speakers . You didn't buy such a device because you wanted to feel like you were lounging amongst the quaint woodsiness of Long Pond Studio while listening to folk

Scream into the void until Inauguration Day with Just Scream

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Have you been bubbling up your emotions this week? Do you have a burning desire to let it all out? Do you wish you had an outlet to just let loose? Fear not, because such an outlet exists — for a limited time Just Scream is a phone service that lets you do exactly that: just scream. Call +1-561-567-8431, wait for the beep, and scream (or sing, or rant) your heart out. Just Scream was created by t

Therapists Are on TikTok. And How Does That Make You Feel?

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Mental health professionals are going viral on the app, captivating an anxious generation.

NVIDIA’s RTX 30 series GPUs are heading to laptops on January 26th

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After a not-so-subtle tease , NVIDIA confirmed on Tuesday that it’s RTX 30 series GPUs are making their way to laptops. As of today, the company’s Ampere notebook lineup is made of three GPUs: the RTX 3060, RTX 3070 and RTX 3080. According to NVIDIA, the laptop version of the RTX 3060 can deliver performance in the ballpark of 90 frames per second at 1080p and ultra settings in games like Fortnit

Capchase nabs $60M in credit to help founders avoid dilution

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No one likes dilution, and that’s why every founder is looking for alternatives to traditional equity investing by venture capitalists. Financial entrepreneurs have launched a number of products, from SaaS securitization to debt-based financing, to help founders avoid that dilution, particularly when they have recurring revenues clocked on the books. SaaS securitization will disrupt VC’s biggest

WhatsApp reassures users it can't read their messages

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WhatsApp has been forced to further clarify changes to its privacy policy , saying that it will not have access to its users private communications. In a tweet, the Facebook-owned platform says that it will “continue to protect your private messages with end-to-end encryption.” It added that neither it, or its parent, will be able to access audio conversations, location information or build a gra

Hate messy cables? This Legion gaming headset charges wirelessly like a phone

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The Legion H600 gaming headset and Legion S600 Gaming Station are soothing our hatred for messy wires.

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Mobile Processors detailed for release

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This week the folks at AMD revealed their newest round of mobile processors in AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Mobile Processors, with Zen 3 core architecture for laptops aplenty. Devices will be available with this new generation in mobile processors from ASUS, HP, Lenovo, and more, starting in the first quarter of the year 2021. AMD announced that this new mobile … Continue reading

CES 2021: These microLED smart glasses might be the coolest we’ve seen

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Vuzix announced the glasses at CES 2021.

What is QNED? LG’s new MiniLED TV range explained

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Want to know what a QNED TV actually is, and what marks it out from other LG or Samsung TVs? This is the guide for you.

AMD Ryzen 5000 mobile processors arrive at CES 2021 to steal the laptop crown from Intel

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AMD has unveiled its Ryzen 5000 processors for laptops at CES 2021, along with some new, more power-efficient, desktop processors, and Threadripper Pro.

Lenovo unveils new additions for its Legion gaming laptop range at CES 2021

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With RGB lighting, 16:10 aspect ratios, and next-gen hardware, the Legion gaming range is ready for battle.

Chevrolet Bolt EUV teases Super Cruise ahead of big February reveal

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Chevrolet will reveal its latest electric vehicle, the new Bolt EUV, in February, teasing the driver-assistance technology to be found in the EV at CES 2021 today. A crossover version of the electric hatchback that has been a mainstay of Chevy’s range for the last few years, the Bolt EUV will be the first of the automaker’s cars to offer … Continue reading

Indiana Jones is Lucasfilm Games’ first major release

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Yesterday, Disney announced that it’s reviving the Lucasfilm Games brand. From here on out, LucasArts will be known as Lucasfilm Games (which is the name LucasArts originally launched with way back in the 1980s), and the company will be collaborating with “the finest studios across the industry,” according to Disney. Now we know who one of those collaborators is: Wolfenstein … Continue reading

The Problem With Vaccine Websites

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If you’re struggling to register for a vaccine, don’t (only) blame bad tech and local officials.

Broadband's best kept secret has one of the leading fibre deals in the UK

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This broadband provider you've likely never heard of undercuts competitors with this excellent fibre broadband deal

AMD's Excellent Ryzen 5000 Series Is Coming to Laptops

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AMD’s Ryzen series of CPUs seem to be getting better with every iteration, and the Ryzen 5000 series launched in the fall of 2020 was perhaps the most impressive series yet . And now it’s coming to laptops. Read more...

Lenovo Legion 7 2021 kicks off gaming laptop refresh with AMD and NVIDIA

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Lenovo has a quartet of new gaming laptops for its Legion line, with options not only for those wanting maximum performance but gamers who need some portability along with their play. Making their debut at CES 2021, the flagship of the range is the Legion 7 with a new, 16-inch display that promises more usable space. Lenovo Legion 7 According … Continue reading

Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i bakes a bigger, better e-ink touchscreen into the lid

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Lenovo has revealed the second generation of its unusual dual-display notebook, with the ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i keeping the LCD and e-ink combination but boosting screen size and performance. This new version of the notebook now has a significantly larger epaper display on the lid, measuring in at 12-inches, while resolution now matches the internal display at 2560 x … Continue reading

Lenovo ThinkBook 13x i, 14p and 16p pack AMD, Intel and optional OLED

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Lenovo has updated its ThinkBook range for CES 2021, slotting in-between its dedicated consumer and ThinkPad business lines for smaller businesses and home workers. Both AMD and Intel processors feature, along with a new wireless charging pad, optional OLED screens on some models, and features like noise cancellation for video calls. Lenovo ThinkBook 13x i Lenovo’s smallest new ThinkBook, the … C

Netflix hypes its 2021 film slate, promising a new movie every week

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Netflix has a ton of high-profile movies in the pipeline, and it will release at least one original film every week this year. It currently has 71 flicks on its 2021 slate, according to Variety , and it gave a peek at some of them in a sizzle reel. The lineup runs the gamut of genres, from family comedies and action movies to romcoms and horror flicks. They include heist film Red Notice (with Gal

Lenovo's updated ThinkBook Plus packs a more practical E Ink screen

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Pop quiz, hotshot: when's the last time you seriously thought about buying a laptop with a standard screen on one side and an E Ink display on the other? If you answered "never," well, fine -- that's probably true of most people. But that didn't stop Lenovo from taking a hard look at last year's ThinkBook Plus and cooking up a $1,549 Gen 2 i model for 2021. The big draw here is that the second di

Lenovo's new gaming laptops have 16:10 displays for non-gaming moments

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Lenovo still isn’t done releasing new laptops at CES, and this time it’s turning its attention to gamers. The PC maker has unveiled a spate of updated Legion gaming laptops that make use of the latest hardware and make some welcome display improvements. The Legion 5, Legion 5 Pro (shown above), Legion 7 and Legion 7 Slim (middle) can all use AMD’s new Ryzen 5000 series mobile processors and NVIDI

AMD unveils 65W Ryzen 5800 and 5900 CPUs

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AMD’s Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors are fast, but miserly they are not — the 105W TDP (thermal design power) for most chips rules them out for smaller and more efficient PCs. That won’t be an issue before long, at least. AMD has unveiled non-X Ryzen 7 5800 and Ryzen 9 5900 CPUs with a much lower 65W TDP. They should fit into smaller desktops (or use less-demanding power supplies) while del

AMD's Ryzen 5000 laptop CPUs arrive with big performance claims

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After revealing its Ryzen 5000 desktop chips with much improved gaming performance, AMD is now gunning for Intel on the laptop front. The company just launched its new Ryzen 5000 mobile family with H-Series CPUs aimed at gamers and content creators, along with the power-friendly U-series chips designed for ultrathin PCs. Both lineups are based on AMD’s 7-nanometer Zen 3 technology and promise sig

AMD says RDNA 2 GPUs will come to laptops before July

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The first laptops to feature GPUs with AMD’s new RDNA 2 architecture will come in the first half of 2021, CEO Lisa Su announced during the company’s CES 2021 keynote. Su also promised new desktop GPUs in the first half of the year. AMD is on track to launch the first notebooks with #RDNA2 in the first half of 2021, and you'll see mainstream RDNA 2 desktop graphics card designs in the first half o

This Is Cadillac’s Wild Flying Car Concept

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Flying in Style General Motors has shown off two truly wild-looking autonomous vehicle and flying car concepts at this year’s virtual-only CES. Both concepts fall under the carmaker’s luxury-oriented Cadillac brand, promising a plush and comfortable vision of the not-so-distant future. Concept Car Neither concept, both of are part of Cadillac’s Halo portfolio, are meant to go into production any

Lenovo introduces a wireless charging mat for its e-ink sporting laptop

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Lenovo keeps rolling out unique takes on familiar categories this year at CES. Last week it was the screen-swiveling all-in-one and some AR glasses, and today (the first official day of the show), the company’s got an interesting update to last year’s dual-display ThinkBook Plus. Like the original, the ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i sports an e-ink display on the lid. Lenovo’s been experimenting with the

Grafana Labs adds a free tier to its managed observability platform

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Grafana Labs , the company behind the increasingly popular open-source monitoring and observability platform, today announced both an updated version of its cloud service and the launch of a free tier for it. The free plan for Grafana Cloud has some limitations, but it includes access to virtually all of Grafana Labs’ tools for monitoring modern applications. In addition, Grafana’s paid Pro plan

Slim.ai announces $6.6M seed to build container DevOps platform

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We are more than seven years into the notion of modern containerization, and it still requires a complex set of tools and a high level of knowledge on how containers work. The DockerSlim open source project developed several years ago from a desire to remove some of that complexity for developers. Slim.ai , a new startup that wants to build a commercial product on top of the open source project,

LAST DAY: IHG Card’s Best-Ever 140,000 Point Offer

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Last year Chase had an initial offer of 125,000 points with an IHG credit card. That was really impressive -- the standard offer used to be 60,000 and we'd get excited when it bumped up to 80,000. Now Chase has trumped even that offer. How can you not jump at a 140,000 point initial bonus offer? It will be ending: January 13, 2021. Continue reading ...

Omron's VitalSight is a blood pressure monitoring service for telehealth

41Engadget / 4h
Before the pandemic, telehealth — seeing a doctor virtually instead of in real life — was hardly used by most patients in the US. With both an overwhelmed healthcare system and fears of infection from in-person visits, that's now shifting. Video or phone chats with a physician can solve basic complaints. But the risk is that chronic conditions that benefit from routine checkups — where the best h

The Cadillac personal drone is the cadillac of personal drones

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GM revealed Tuesday a Cadillac -branded electric vertical takeoff and landing drone concept that is designed — if it’s ever built — to let owners cruise the skies in isolated luxury. The single seat eVTOL, which was showcased alongside an autonomous vehicle during GM’s keynote presentation at the virtual 2021 CES tech trade show, is the automaker’s first foray into aerial mobility. This is a mere

An Indiana Jones game is coming from the studio that rebooted Wolfenstein

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The revived Lucasfilm Games brand will also bring back something veteran gamers have wanted for years: a new Indiana Jones title. Bethesda has confirmed that MachineGames, the studio behind the modern Wolfenstein series, is developing an Indy game. It’s far, far too soon to get details, but Bethesda’s Todd Howard will serve as executive producer. It’s safe to presume this won’t bear much resembla

It's a Big Year for ‘Clean Tech’ at CES

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Pandemic-inspired sanitizing technology is everywhere. Even if the science behind the gadgets is sound, it's smart to be skeptical.

Covid-19: Williamson promises 300,000 extra laptops

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The laptops and tablets will be delivered to schools in England to support disadvantaged pupils.

Bethesda is making a new Indiana Jones game – yes, really

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Lucasfilm Games has announced that Bethesda and MachineGames are working on a new Indiana Jones game.

Bethesda, Lucasfilm tease new Indiana Jones video game

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Enlarge / Artist's conception of the gaming public eyeing the prospect of another movie-licensed game with suspicion... Bethesda will be publishing a new Indiana Jones game "with an original story" in collaboration with Wolfenstein: The New Order developers Machine Games, the publisher announced today via Twitter . Todd Howard, best known for his directing work on Skyrim and Fallout 4 , will serv

'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' gets a free next-gen upgrade

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is getting an update to improve its visual performance on next-generation consoles. Electronic Arts has published a list of tweaks that Xbox Series X and S, as well as PlayStation 5 users, can expect to see when the update is installed. That includes improved frame rates, which have now been boosted from 45fps to 60fps on all three consoles. In addition, users will se

American Airlines adds 3 new leisure-focused routes in latest route-map adjustment

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With business travel all but nonexistent, it’s no surprise airlines are shifting focus to new, leisure-oriented markets. The latest route-map shuffle comes from American Airlines. Over the weekend, Fort Worth-based American added three new routes, two serving Florida and another South Carolina, as confirmed by Cirium schedules and the carrier. American is connecting Philadelphia (PHL) with two Fl

Rollables are the new foldables

64TechCrunch / 4h
Smartphone sales are bad — and have been for a couple of years now. Certainly this ongoing pandemic hasn’t helped. All the talk about how 5G and new form factors were going to cause a kind of bounce-back all fell by the wayside, as people put a pause on unnecessary luxuries. Samsung is the only company that’s seen some success with the foldable form factor, and that whole thing got off to a…rough

10 British movies we can't wait to see in 2021

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Despite the chaos caused to the movie industry by the coronavirus pandemic, 2020 was still a big year for British films . But 2021 is already shaping up to be just as strong. Admittedly we can't predict exactly what will happen — there could well be more pandemic-induced delays to come — but for the time being we've picked out some of the films we're most looking forward to this year. From the gh

Nvidia CES 2021 live blog: Nvidia has even more graphics at CES

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Nvidia is here at CES 2021, with another event focused entirely around gaming with RTX on. Will we get mid-range graphics cards? Gaming laptops? Both?

The Exynos 2100 is Samsung’s high-end mobile chip for 2021

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With just two days before its first Unpacked event of 2021, Samsung has detailed its latest high-end Exynos mobile chip. The Exynos 2100 represents two important milestones for Samsung. It's the company's first 5nm chipset. It's also Samsung's first high-end chip to include an integrated 5G modem that supports both mmWave and Sub-6GHz . Both are notable design features since they'll give the Exyn

The automotive industry has got SPAC madness, and it may not end well

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Enlarge / Fisker now has a market cap of $4.1 billion thanks to a SPAC reverse merger in 2020. It says that the Ocean SUV will be the most sustainable vehicle ever sold. (credit: Fisker) With technology disrupting the automotive industry, investors have raced to secure exposure to potential winners—whether battery makers, manufacturers of other forms of power storage or developers of the “lidar”

Disneyland Will Turn Into a Giant Vaccine Distribution Center

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The iconic Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California will transform into a “super site” for COVID-19 vaccinations in the surrounding Orange County later this week, CNN reports , opening up its doors to thousands of residents per day to receive the shot. “The Disneyland Resort, the largest employer in the heart of Orange County, has stepped up to host the county’s first Super [point-of-dispensing]

FedEx will be the first customer for GM’s new electric delivery van

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FedEx Express is slated to be the first customer of the BrightDrop EV600 and will begin receiving its vehicles later this year. [credit: General Motors ] On Tuesday morning, General Motors Chairwoman and CEO Mary Barra announced a new business for the company during her keynote speech at this year's all-virtual CES. It's called BrightDrop, and the goal is to provide a range of electrified product

Galaxy S21 leaked in two forms without power plug

SlashGear / 5h
A set of images was released today showing the Samsung Galaxy S21 with its packaging. The notes surrounding this package make clear that the next Samsung smartphone will not be released with a power plug – at least in some markets. This tiny but significant leak shows that the Samsung Galaxy S21 will be released in the very near future, … Continue reading

Man Has Only Two Password Guesses Left to Recover $236 Million in Bitcoin

12KFuturism / 5h
Locked Out With recent highs in the price of Bitcoin, an unfortunate phenomenon is emerging: People who accrued vast fortunes in the cryptocurrency are realizing that they’ve long since lost the passwords to their encrypted digital wallets. Take Stefan Thomas, a programmer in San Francisco, who told The New York Times that he has 7,002 Bitcoin tucked away — currently worth about $236 million, nea

How to Start Google Assistant Routines From Your Home Screen

How-To Geek / 5h
Google includes several pre-made Routines in the Google Home app, but you can create your own custom Routines as well. There’s everything from automating your workday to improving bedtime to adjusting the lights based on whether you’re home or away. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The best Star Wars game is now even better on PS5 and Xbox Series X

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The best Star Wars game has received a welcome update on PS5 and Xbox Series X, bringing improved performance, graphical effects and resolution.

Capcom confirms at least 16,000 people affected by Nov. data breach

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Enlarge Back in November , Capcom announced that personal data for up to 350,000 people may have been revealed by a "customized ransomware attack" on its systems. Today, the company announced that the number has grown to 390,000 potential victims, including over 16,000 confirmed to have had their information compromised. The group of 16,415 people whose personal data was definitely taken is prima

Tuesday's Best Deals: Bulk Snacks, AeroGarden Harvest, Pikmin 3 Deluxe, Dino Egg Dig Kit, 18TB External Hard Drive, Tacklife Portable Power Station, and More

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Bulk snacks and the AeroGarden Harvest lead Tuesday’s best deals. Read more...

What Are the Best Computer Speakers?

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Here’s a weird confession: Despite having made the jump from laptop to full PC years ago, I still don’t have computer speakers. Read more...

OnePlus Band set to go for open sale on January 13 at 12 midnight

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The OnePlus Band has been launched in India at Rs 2,499 and will be going for sale on January 13 at 12 midnight.

Facebook revamps ‘Access Your Information’ tool to better break down, explain data usage

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Facebook today is rolling out an update to its Access Your Information tool with the goal of making the tool easier to both use and navigate, as well as better explain how and why that data is used. The new version of the tool has been visually redesigned, and now further breaks down the viewable information across eight different categories instead of just two. The tool had first launched in 201

Tuesday's Best Deals: Bulk Snacks, AeroGarden Harvest, Pikmin 3 Deluxe, Dino Egg Dig Kit, 18TB External Hard Drive, Tacklife Portable Power Station, and More

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Bulk snacks and the AeroGarden Harvest lead Tuesday’s best deals. Read more...

Business Platinum Card Offers: 85,000 Points, Earn Up To 400,000 More, And $250 Cash Back

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With all of the recent offers putting statement credits in the wallets of Platinum Card® from American Express cardmembers, some customers of the Business Platinum Card® from American Express have felt left out. No longer. The Business Platinum Card® from American Express has a big new initial bonus offer, improved points-earning for the first six months of 2021 and great statement credits availa

The Arctic Ocean Is Teeming With Microfibers From Clothes

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Scientists find an average of 40 microplastic particles per cubic meter of the northern water. The likely source? The synthetic clothing in our washing machines.

Sky Q now offers the BBC Sounds app for podcasts, education, radio and more

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The best of the Beeb's audio content is now available through your Sky Q box.

Roborock’s latest advanced robot vacuum will revolutionize the way you clean your floors

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With one of the fastest sonic mops on the market combined with an intelligent mop lift feature, the Roborock S7 provides a deeper clean and seamlessly switches between mopping your hardwood floors and vacuuming carpets like never before.

Here's a better look at Sony's Vision-S electric car

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New videos reveal more details about Sony's first vehicle project.

Byju’s is reportedly buying Indian brick-and-mortar institute Aakash for $1 billion

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We may finally have an answer to why Byju’s, the world’s most valuable edtech startup , raised hundreds of millions of dollars last year. Bloomberg reports that the Bangalore-based startup has agreed to buy Aakash Educational Services, which owns and operates more than 200 physical tutoring centres across the country aimed at students preparing to qualify for top engineering and medical colleges.

Roboflow raises $2.1M for its end-to-end computer vision platform

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Roboflow , a startup that aims to simplify the process of building computer vision models, today announced that it has raised a $2.1 million seed round co-led by Lachy Groom and Craft Ventures. Additional investors include Segment co-founder Calvin French-Owen, Lob CEO Leore Avidar, Firebase co-founder James Tamplin and early Dropbox engineer Aston Motes, among others. The company is a graduate o

Equal access to capital and entrepreneurship is the final civil rights movement

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Joseph Heller Contributor Joseph Heller is a small businesses expert and the CEO of Supplied , a wholesale platform for small businesses and brands that makes it easier for boutique owners to access high-quality, affordable items. Context is always important. In the grand scheme of things, I have privilege: I was born a male, in the most powerful country in the world, during the most prosperous t

Walmart partners with smart box maker HomeValet for grocery delivery pilot

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Walmart announced today it will soon begin to pilot a new solution that could eventually allow the retailer to deliver groceries to customers’ homes 24 hours per day. The company is partnering with HomeValet , the maker of a temperature-controlled smart box that’s placed outside the home. Customers’ groceries can be delivered, contact-free, to the secure box and kept cold at any time — even if th

Learn These Winter Weather Terms Before the Next Big Storm

40Lifehacker / 5h
Although it already feels as though this winter has stretched on forever, technically we’re less than one month into the season. And while some parts of the country have been slammed by winter storms already, others have mostly experienced relatively mild weather so far. But it’s only a matter of time before we’re… Read more...

The Pandemic Could Disrupt Decades of Decline in Cancer Mortality

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A new report released Tuesday by the American Cancer Society provides some good news: Americans who had cancer in 2018 were less likely to die from it than they were a year earlier, continuing a steady decline in cancer mortality over the past 30 years. As hopeful as this trend is, though, there are still lower… Read more...

Nintendo Switch gets a Mario makeover for Super Mario 3D World launch

SlashGear / 5h
Alongside today’s new Super Mario 3D World Switch trailer, Nintendo had another big announcement to make. As it turns out, Nintendo is launching a new limited edition Switch alongside Super Mario 3D World next month. The Switch, as you might have already guessed, is Mario-themed, and seems to fit in with Super Mario‘s 35th Anniversary festivities well. Officially dubbed Nintendo … Continue readin

NASA Reportedly Detects Signal Coming From One of Jupiter’s Moons

3KFuturism / 5h
Ganymede Signal NASA’s Juno space probe has made an exciting discovery in Jupiter’s orbit, according to a NASA ambassador: the small spacecraft reportedly detected an FM radio signal coming from the Jupiter’s largest moon, Ganymede. It’s almost certainly a natural signal, the ambassador said. “It’s not E.T,” Patrick Wiggins, one of NASA’s Ambassadors to Utah, told local Utah news station KTVX rep

Save your dry winter skin with a humidifier — these ones are on sale

Mashable / 5h
Best humidifier deals as of Jan. 12: BEST FOR THE NIGHTSTAND: Levoit Dual 100 humidifier — save $15.35 BEST FOR WARM AND COOL MIST: TaoTronics warm and cool mist humidifier — save $17 BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK: Homasy Humidifier — save $10 Once the holidays pass, winter is just a time when you're cold and your skin is dry. I don't know about you, but my ashy skin could definitely use an April showe

LG's entry-level A1 OLED TVs should be its cheapest yet

85Engadget / 5h
You can get a decent 4K TV for around $400, but it takes a lot more cash before you can start looking at OLED TVs. It’s an issue that LG’s looking to solve with its new A1 series of OLED TVs, designed to cost a lot less than some of the fancier sets in its lineup. Forbes spotted the announcement, buried in the bombast of the company’s CES launch , describing a stripped-down TV that loses a number

Jabra Refreshes Its Near-Perfect Elite 85t Earbuds with Four New Colors

33How-To Geek / 5h
Our favorite wireless earbuds just got a whole lot better. Jabra now sells its excellent Elite 85t wireless noise-canceling earbuds in four new colors: Gold, Copper, Black, and Gray. Like the standard Titanium Elite 85t earbuds, these cool new flavors cost $230 and are available through most retailers. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

AMD CES 2021 live blog: is Team Red going to take over CES?

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AMD is at CES 2021, following one of the biggest years ever for the company. What will it have to offer this time around?

Get an Echo Show 5 and Blink Mini camera together for $55

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Save $69.99: The Echo Show 5 and Blink Mini bundle is back on sale for over 50% off as of Jan. 12. Get both together for $54.99 — just $5 more than the Black Friday price. Aside from having a new year to fudge up while writing checks, 2021 hasn't changed much. We still have to think in terms of video calls and weird work and school schedules. A few pieces of smart home tech can streamline this no

Uber expands green rides option to 1,400 cities

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Uber has expanded a program that incentivizes drivers to use all-electric and hybrid vehicles to more than 1,400 cities in North America including Austin, Houston, Miami and New York City as part of the ride-hailing company’s broader plan to become a zero-emission platform by 2040. The program, known as Uber Green , gives customers the option to request an EV or hybrid electric vehicle. Drivers r

2021: A SPAC odyssey

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There are a number of ways to take a private company public: You can pursue a traditional IPO, sell a chunk of shares at a set price and start trading. You can direct list and merely start to trade. You can host a hybrid auction-offering, like what Unity did. Hell, Google showed us back in the day that a reverse-Dutch auction is possible, after which no one else deigned to try it. And then there’

That pan that's all over Instagram is back in stock (and on sale)

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TL;DR: The Instagram-famous, do-it-all Always Pan from Our Place is back in stock — they're also offering a special 20% off promo code as of Jan. 12 (enter BYE2020 at checkout). If you don't have a lot of kitchen storage, you've probably run into the classic situation of opening the cupboard and having most (if not all) of your cookware fall out and clatter to the ground. Unless you have one of t

GM's BrightDrop is building an EV 'ecosystem' for delivery companies

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GM wants a piece of the battery-powered logistics market. The company, which owns Chrysler and Cadillac, has announced a new business unit today called BrightDrop . It’s starting with two vehicles, the first of which is an electric van that can drive up to 250 miles on a single charge. It’s called the EV600 and has up to 600 cubic feet of space inside, or an estimated 2,200 lbs of payload capacit

iPad Pro 2021 leaked as first 5G tablet from Apple

SlashGear / 5h
This week we’re getting our first look at the next generation in top-tier Apple iPad Pro action. The iPad Pro 2021 appears here in renders based on leaked schematics, showing the 12.9-inch display, the power button, the cameras, and the potential for including both Face ID and Touch ID login options. This device would appear to continue to follow the … Continue reading

How to Get Your Kid to Talk About Their Virtual School Day

56Lifehacker / 5h
If it seemed like kids didn’t have much to say about their school day before the pandemic hit, it shouldn’t be surprising that they’re not interested in discussing their day now. Before, they used to actually leave the house several days a week! They used to go into a different structure, separate from your home, … Read more...

How to Stop Microsoft Outlook from Saving Sent Emails

How-To Geek / 6h
Clearing out your Sent Items folder in Microsoft Outlook normally means either deleting all the emails or moving them into an archive. Whichever you prefer, here’s how to automate the process by either not saving sent emails or saving them into a different folder instead. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

CES 2021 brought us a smart face mask that tells you how clean your air is

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The AirPop Active Plus smart face mask is something you wouldn't have seen at any previous CES.

BMW made this really weird short film to celebrate 20 years of iDrive

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In 2001, BMW put a digital display in the dash of its newest 7 Series, heralding the advent of the iDrive infotainment system. [credit: BMW ] With the coronavirus pandemic causing CES to be held virtually this year, some exhibitors have been looking for different ways to capture our attention. Take BMW for example. In CESes of yore, the German automaker often had a large presence, showing off con

How to Find the Missing 'System' Control Panel in Windows 10

100+Gizmodo / 6h
If you’ve been keeping up on your Windows updates, odds are good that you installed Microsoft’s October 2020 series of tweaks and fixes—assuming you weren’t blocked from doing so. One big change that power users likely noticed is the removal of the old-school System window from your Control Panel. Read more...

TCL's Wearable Display will finally be available later this year

25Mashable / 6h
After years of prototypes, TCL's Wearable Display will finally be available for purchase later this year. The company announced the news during its press conference at this year's CES. But rather than a clunky headset, the device comes in the form of sunglasses equipped with dual 1080p displays. When connected to a device via USB-C — such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or 2-in-1 PC — you can do

This Apple Watch Series 6 is sitting at its Black Friday price

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SAVE $60: Get the 40mm GPS-enabled Apple Watch Series 6 for only $339 at Walmart as of Jan. 12. Want to stay on top of your fitness in 2021? Of maybe you just want to monitor your sleep so you stay well-rested. Either way, the Apple Watch Series 6 is a fantastic companion. From letting you know how much you stand, exercise, and move all day to giving you insights on your resting heart rate and sl

Netflix is premiering a new movie every week in 2021

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Clear your calendar because Netflix is about to drop a bunch of original movies. The streaming service will be premiering at least one new film every single week in 2021. There are 71 new movies in total, ranging from action films to dramas to musicals. Original titles hitting the service include superhero comedy Thunder Force , starring Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer; Lin-Manuel Miranda’s

Netflix is releasing a new movie weekly in 2021 – here's a trailer for 27 of them

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Netflix has revealed a first look at 27 of the new original movies it's lined up for 2021.

Dell's XPS 13 laptop sale cuts the price down to just $749.99

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An incredible laptop deal from Dell, get the XPS 13 on sale for $749.99 when you apply the coupon code 50OFF699 at checkout.

Cadillac Celestiq teases electric ultra-luxury and a huge gamble

SlashGear / 6h
Cadillac has teased its second all-electric vehicle, with the Cadillac Celestiq aiming to push the automaker back into the echelons of ultra-luxury. Where the Lyriq promises an all-electric take on the crossovers that have been such a success for Cadillac in recent years, Celestiq will be more akin to a high-end sedan, albeit with an Ultium-powered twist. Think a long, … Continue reading

Yelp adds COVID-19 checklist to each business for review

SlashGear / 6h
Yelp released an update this week that made safety protocols for COVID-19 clear on businesses worldwide. Starting today, Yelp includes a section where users can note if they observed, or did not observe, “the enforcement of social distancing and staff wearing masks” at businesses. “For businesses, we know it’s especially important to efficiently communicate their current service offerings and hea

Nintendo's intensely red Mario-themed Switch will be available February 12th

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Last fall, Nintendo announced a slew of games and other announcements to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the original Super Mario Bros. Somewhat unexpectedly, Nintendo has another limited-edition product coming soon : the Switch - Mario Red & Blue Edition. The console, dock and Joy-Cons are all a bright, fire-engine red that evokes Mario’s classic color. But throw in the blue Joy-Con grips and

Intel says it will ramp up data center chip production very soon

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Intel has yet to reveal any specific figures.

What will Cyberpunk 2077 multiplayer be? Data miners have found the first clues

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Apparently there’ll be a straight deathmatch, plus a heist mode, at least according to the nuggets of info extracted here.

The AeroGarden Is the Perfect Gift for an Eco-Conscious Apartment Dweller and It's 30% off Right Now

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AeroGarden Harvest 6-Pod Countertop Garden | $150 | Macy’s Read more...

The ultimate guide to tipping while traveling

The Points Guy / 6h
Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information and offers. Even the most seasoned travelers may find that tipping while traveling can be an extremely complex and personal thing. After all, most of us want to thank the right people for great service. So, who deserves a tip — and how much should you give? Tipping customs vary greatly depending on where you are in th

The Terms Of Today’s American Airlines Deals To Europe Are Really Confusing!

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American Airlines has been highlighting ‘a deal a day’ to various destinations, like Hawaii and the Caribbean. Today’s deal is Europe from $599 roundtrip. The terms and conditions of this deal do not make any sense to me. Continue reading ...

Rane packs high-end tech into its first single-unit DJ controller

82Engadget / 6h
Rane, a well-known name in DJ hardware, has finally announced its first one-piece DJ controller: the Rane One . This device implements a platter design similar to the company’s more premium Twelve series single-deck controllers. Here, there are two 7.2-inch motorized platters that use slipmats and acrylic discs in honor of vinyl mixing and scratch DJs. It’s no surprise to see that Rane partnered

Amazon and Facebook staff warned of threats to safety

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Leaked memos suggest there are fears that employees could be targeted in US backlash against "big tech".

A new red and blue Mario Nintendo Switch console is coming very soon

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Nintendo has revealed a new Nintendo Switch console design, and it pays tribute to the portly plumber Mario.

How to Find the Missing 'System' Control Panel in Windows 10

100+Lifehacker / 6h
If you’ve been keeping up on your Windows updates, odds are good that you installed Microsoft’s October 2020 series of tweaks and fixes—assuming you weren’t blocked from doing so. One big change that power users likely noticed is the removal of the old-school System window from your Control Panel. Read more...

Starlux Airlines’ Awesome Gift For Insighter Members!

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I’m trying to control my excitement, though frankly I’m not sure I’ll be able to sleep the next couple of nights. I feel like a kid on Christmas Eve… and, like, Christmas Eve when I thought Santa was going to deliver me gifts, and I actually wanted gifts. Starlux Airlines is my favorite airline in the world First a bit of background might be valuable. I think Starlux Airlines is my favorite airli

HERE shows just what’s possible when AV tech turns to futuristic mapping

24SlashGear / 6h
Figuring that it doesn’t matter whether cars are autonomous or human-piloted if the brain in charge doesn’t know where they’re meant to be going, HERE is rolling out a trio of new mapping tech products at CES 2021. The announcements focus on better navigation through dense and complex urban environments, getting smarter guidance for electric vehicle journeys, and tapping an … Continue reading

How to watch Super Bowl halftime show 2021 online: who are the performers and when's it on

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The Weeknd takes centre field for the 55th championship and we're showing you exactly how to watch the Super Bowl halftime show from anywhere in the world.

Cadillac shows off a single-seater VTOL drone concept

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At GM’s CES keynote, the company showed off a number of Cadillac vehicles, both real and imagined, to explain its vision for the future of transport. On the fantastic side, the company presented two concept vehicles that it says will exemplify its “halo portfolio.” First up is a single-seater drone, a VTOL craft with a 90kW battery, that can travel from rooftop-to-rooftop at up to 90 kilometers (

LG actually plans to release rollable phone, and soon

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Super Mario 3D World Switch trailer shows off Bowser’s Fury expansion

SlashGear / 6h
As revealed last year, Super Mario 3D World – the flagship Mario title for the Wii U – is making its way to Nintendo Switch. That’ll happen next month, though this isn’t just a straight port of Super Mario 3D World. While Switch owners will be getting the base game, they’ll also be getting a new expansion called Bowser’s Fury, … Continue reading

Sony drops release dates for top-tier PS5 games

SlashGear / 6h
This week the folks at Sony came to CES 2021 with a buried lede. They decided to deliver an array of release dates for major PlayStation 5 video games in the form of a slide. One slide, one big bunch of release dates and release date ranges for some major games. This is the sort of things game reporting dreams … Continue reading

Samsung Galaxy S21 chipset reveal hints at even more new camera features

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Samsung has unveiled the Exynos 2100 chipset bound for its Galaxy S21 phones, and the features list is very intriguing.

Nintendo Is Making Copyright Claims on Videos of Game & Watch Hacking

57Gizmodo / 6h
Despite its retro charms, for $50 the Nintendo Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. handheld felt like it could benefit from a few more games: an upgrade some talented hackers made possible before the device was even released. But Nintendo doesn’t like consumers messing with its hardware , and today it appears it started… Read more...

The Xbox Series X wireless controller is in stock and $10 off

40Engadget / 6h
Saying it’s been difficult to get anything Xbox Series X- or PlayStation 5-related since late last year would be an understatement. Both the consoles themselves and many of their accessories have months-long wait times, which is why a deal going on right now for Xbox’s new controller is a rather notable one. Both GameStop and Newegg have the Xbox Series X wireless controller for $50 , which is $1

Updates From Spider-Man 3, Army of the Dead, and More

58Gizmodo / 6h
Andy Samberg and Ben Stiller are headed to Apple TV for a new sci-fi comedy. Vin Diesel is staying quiet about Fast & Furious 9 's space-bound potential . Another familiar Marvel face is confirmed for What If? Plus, Cobra Kai co-showrunner Jon Hurwitz teases some big ramifications for the next season. Spoilers get! Read more...

Android 12's hibernation mode will let you put unused apps to sleep

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Google's latest code for Android hits at a potential new feature that manages hibernation state for apps that are not being actively used and optimize them for storage

Equifax snaps up ID theft protection firm Kount

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Credit reporting firm Equifax has acquired identity theft protection company Kount for $640 million.

Does This Metal Bar of 'Soap' De-Stink Garlicky Hands?

63Lifehacker / 6h
Pungent foods like onion and garlic like to leave their mark. They often result in a very savory, allium-y pair of hands, which I never minded, but some are deeply offended by. That seems to be driving force behind Rub Away , the stainless steel odor-absorbing bar. Read more...

GM targets delivery companies with new EV business unit BrightDrop

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GM has launched a new business unit to offer commercial customers — starting with FedEx — an ecosystem of electric and connected products, the latest effort in the company’s ambitious $27 billion bid to become a leading electric automaker. The new business called BrightDrop, which officially launched Tuesday during the virtual 2021 CES, will begin with two main products: an electric van called th

Lantern is a startup looking to ignite a conversation about how to die well

100+TechCrunch / 6h
America is a land of paperwork, and nowhere is that more obvious than at the end of someone’s life. Advanced care directives have to be carefully disseminated to healthcare providers and strictly followed. Property has to be divided and transferred while meeting relevant estate laws. And of course, there are the logistics of a funeral, cremation or other option that has its own serious complexiti

GM will reveal its new Chevy Bolt and Bolt 'EUV' next month

47Engadget / 6h
General Motors is almost ready to unwrap its revamped Bolt vehicles. Today, the automaker — which just unveiled a new EV-inspired logo — released a frustratingly short teaser and confirmed that two models will be formally revealed next month. One is a refreshed version of the classic Chevy Bolt, while the other is an “EUV,” which apparently stands for Electric Utility Vehicle. (In reality, that m

Why Can’t I See the Burn Bar on My Apple Fitness+ Workouts?

How-To Geek / 6h
The Burn Bar is how Apple Fitness+ adds a community aspect to its workouts. It compares your calorie burn to other people who’ve also done the workout and tells you how you stack up. But sometimes you won’t see the Burn Bar. What gives? Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

How credit cards can help you kick off your New Year’s resolutions

The Points Guy / 7h
The beginning of a new year typically inspires people to look for ways to improve their lives. Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? You’ll want to make sure to have the right cards in your wallet because they can be a key tool in helping with your resolutions. Here are some common resolutions and how you can use credit cards to help achieve them. New to The Points Guy? Want to learn more abou

GM BrightDrop EV600 electric van revealed as new business wins FedEx order

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29SlashGear / 7h
GM has launched a new electric business, BrightDrop, aiming to corner the market in EV vans and delivery vehicles along with the motorized pallets and software ecosystem to track them. Fresh out of General Motors’ Global Innovation division, BrightDrop – which already counts FedEx among its first customers – will use the automaker’s Ultium platform for all-electric vehicles. So far, … Continue re

Sonos offers a $69 replacement battery kit for its portable Move speaker

35Engadget / 7h
The Sonos Move is the company’s first (and so far only) speaker with a battery. Obviously, batteries eventually die — Sonos knew this and offered a way for Move owners to get their battery replaced. But the company is making it a lot easier today with the new Move battery replacement kit. As the name suggests, this $69 kit includes a fresh battery in either white or black as well as replacement s

Explore Super Nintendo World with this virtual tour

Popular Mechanics / 7h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

I'm Not Going To Ask Why You Need One, but Get an 18TB External Hard Drive for $330

33Gizmodo / 7h
WD 18TB External Hard Drive | $330 | Best Buy Read more...

Cockroach Labs scores $160M Series E on $2B valuation

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Cockroach Labs , makers of CockroachDB, have been on a fundraising roll for the last couple of years. Today the company announced a $160 million Series E on a fat $2 billion valuation. The round comes just eight months after the startup raised an $86.6 million Series D. The latest investment was led by Altimeter Capital with participation from new investors Greenoaks and Lone Pine along with exis

Russia may fine citizens who use SpaceX’s Starlink Internet service

500+Ars Technica / 7h
Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches five dozen Starlink satellites on August 18, 2020. (credit: SpaceX) Russia's legislative body, the State Duma, is considering fines for individuals and companies in the country that use Western-based satellite Internet services. The proposed law seeks to prevent accessing the Internet by means of SpaceX's Starlink service, OneWeb, or other non-Russian satellit

You May Soon Be Able to Measure Blood Pressure From Your Finger

36Gizmodo / 7h
Wearable devices have become more sophisticated in recent years, with the ability to track everything from abnormal heart rates and atrial fibrillation to stress and even blood oxygen levels. However, monitoring blood pressure is a challenge for a wrist-worn device. Wearable components maker Valencell says it’s… Read more...

Sonos Now Has a DIY Battery Replacement Kit

20Gizmodo / 7h
Sonos hasn’t had the best track record when it comes to recycling or extending the life of its speakers. But it seems like maybe it’s taken customer criticism to heart. Today, the company announced it’s offering a battery replacement kit for its Sonos Move speakers. Read more...

Postapocalyptic Video Games Saved Me From Pandemic Despair

300+Wired / 7h
Stories of people clawing their way back from despair, bonding together, and having fun in the process are exactly what we all need right now.

These Apps Will Make You Happier in 2021

100+How-To Geek / 7h
We often turn to our phones when we’re bored or stressed. Unfortunately, scrolling through social media and the news rarely improves our mood. However, there are plenty of apps designed to make you feel happier. Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

How to Disable (or Enable) Windows 10’s Xbox Game Bar

20How-To Geek / 7h
Microsoft’s Xbox Game Bar in Windows 10 is a handy way to call up an overlay of useful widgets using the Windows+G keyboard shortcut. But not everyone needs it, and if you’d like to disable it (or enable it again later), all it takes is a visit to Settings. Here’s how. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Charge Your iPhone and AirPods in One Place with Satechi's Latest Charging Stand

40How-To Geek / 7h
One of the best and word parts about AirPods is how small and compact they are, even when in the case. If you spend a lot of time looking for your AirPods, a charging station is a must. Satechi’s $59.99 Aluminum 2-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charging Stand gives you that, looks nice, doubles the functionality by also charging your iPhone, and takes up less room. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

The Tula is a stylish portable audio recorder with AI noise cancellation

59Engadget / 7h
Ever since we all started spending more time at home, I've had to pay especially close attention to production gear -- we're now shooting our videos and handling our live streams away from our old office, after all. So far, I've struggled most with audio, especially when recording on the (socially distanced) move, which makes the new Tula mic an especially tantalizing option. You probably haven't

Uber's EV ride service comes to 1,400 more North American cities

54Engadget / 7h
Uber is responsible for a large number of cars on the road, and studies suggest that ride-share services account for large shares of CO2 emissions as well. To reduce that impact, the company recently introduced Uber Green , an option that lets you pay a bit more to get an electric or hybrid car. So far, Uber Green has been available in around 50 cities, but Uber has announced that it’s greatly ex

Apple's iPad drops to all-time low of $299 at Amazon

400+Engadget / 7h
If you missed the chance to grab Apple’s base iPad during the holiday season, now’s a good time to do so. Amazon has the 8th-generation tablet in rose gold for $299, which is the lowest price we’ve seen it. Like most iPads that Amazon carries, the 8th-gen model often goes in and out of stock — especially when a sale like this comes around. If you can deal with 32GB of storage and the rose-gold co

How to Watch Nvidia's 'GeForce RTX: Game On' Event Today

37Lifehacker / 7h
Later today, Nvidia’s “GeForce RTX: Game On” live event will give us our first look at the company’s latest gaming-focused hardware. (Here’s hoping any new announcements drop the price and raise the availability of its top-shelf graphics cards.) Read more...

Electricity and CRISPR used to write data to bacterial DNA

90Ars Technica / 7h
Enlarge (credit: Rizlan Bencheikh and Bruce Arey, PNNL ) In recent years, researchers have used DNA to encode everything from an operating system to malware . Rather than being a technological curiosity, these efforts were serious attempts to take advantage of DNA's properties for long-term storage of data. DNA can remain chemically stable for hundreds of thousands of years, and we're unlikely to

Take a look inside JetBlue’s swanky new Airbus A220

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100+The Points Guy / 7h
JetBlue is starting the new year with a treat for domestic flyers — welcoming the first of 70 Airbus A220s to the fleet. Set to replace the aging Embraer 190s, these fuel-efficient, flyer-friendly aircraft are slated to become the future of JetBlue’s domestic backbone along with the existing fleet of over 200 Airbus A320s and A321s. On Tuesday, JetBlue unveiled the plane’s interior for the first

Netflix Announces 2021 Film Slate

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The streaming service’s movies feature Oscars winners and box office stars and are a reminder of its power in a Hollywood that has been irrevocably changed during the pandemic.

Reachy the robot can be controlled using a VR headset

Popular Mechanics / 7h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Sonos Move replacement battery kit gets priced up

SlashGear / 7h
Sonos has announced a replacement battery kit for the Sonos Move, the wireless speaker it launched back in 2019. Move connects to both a Sonos network of multi-room speakers or to a Bluetooth source directly, with the company suggesting that the battery should last for around three years or 900 charges. From the outset, though, Sonos had been talking about … Continue reading

Uber and Moderna partner on COVID-19 vaccine access and information

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Uber and pharmaceutical company Moderna have announced a partnership around COVID-19 vaccination, which will include a number of different initiatives. To start, it’s only confirmed component is to provide users with credible, factual information about COVID-19 vaccine safety through Uber’s consumer app, but the companies have also discussed additional “options” including building ride scheduling

FTC settlement with Ever orders data and AIs deleted after facial recognition pivot

100+TechCrunch / 7h
The maker of a defunct cloud photo storage app that pivoted to selling facial recognition services has been ordered to delete user data and any algorithms trained on it, under the terms of an FTC settlement . The regulator investigated complaints the Ever app — which gained earlier notoriety for using dark patterns to spam users’ contacts — had applied facial recognition to users’ photographs wit

Intel 11th gen chips offer a game-changing security upgrade

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New Intel chips will shield against ransomware and other threats at a hardware level.

2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross debuts with myQ Connected Garage

SlashGear / 7h
If you’re looking for more reasons in choosing the 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross besides its affordable $24,000 base price and generous warranty, Mitsubishi Motors North America has you covered. The Japanese carmaker and industrial giant has teamed up with The Chamberlain Group to make the latest myQ Connected Garage feature standard in the My Mitsubishi Connect platform. Mitsubishi’s latest myQ

ZTE Axon 20 5G is available in South Africa

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
The ZTE Axon 20 5G or – as it will probably be more commonly known – the first smartphone with an under-display front-facing camera will be coming to South Africa

Lucasfilm Games is back, but only as a brand

47Engadget / 7h
For many, Lucasfilm Games conjures up some fuzzy feels. Labyrinth: The Computer Game , perhaps, or the many titles released under the LucasArts name, including The Secret of Monkey Island , Day of the Tentacle and Grim Fandango . It’s been a while since Lucasfilm was associated with video games, though. That’s because the LucasArts team was effectively shut down following Disney’s acquisition of

Square Enix’s mysterious PS5 exclusive ‘Project Athia’ is coming in early 2022

100+Engadget / 7h
Sony rarely announces any major PlayStation news at its CES keynotes. In the past, it’s focused on TVs, audio, and randomly, car prototypes. (You can see what the company revealed this year right here .) But if you had a very keen eye you might have caught, in the few minutes Sony dedicated to its gaming efforts, a barrage of text that covered the usual copyright specifics, but also a selection o

What to do when an airline changes your flight

34The Points Guy / 8h
Even when the travel industry isn’t dealing with a global pandemic , airline schedule changes are commonplace. A carrier may decrease the frequency of service to a given destination, or they could adjust flight departure times to optimize aircraft utilization. In some cases, a flight booked several months in advance could undergo multiple changes. And this is even more pronounced today as the wor

Air taxi startup Archer is partnering with automaker FCA on production of its electric aircraft

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Archer, a company that’s looking to develop an airline of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for use in urban transport, will work with automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in a new partnership to benefit from the latter’s expertise in engineering, design, supply chain and materials science. Archer aims to start production of its eVTOLs at scale beginning in 2023, with a

Photos of free school meal packages in the UK spark outrage online

68Mashable / 8h
Photos showing food packages being sent to school children in the UK who are currently learning remotely have sparked outrage online, with many calling the parcels "shameful," "cruel," and "disgraceful." The parcels have been sent to students who would qualify for free school meals when attending school in person. Currently the UK is in its third national lockdown, with the majority of children r

How to Protect Signal Messages With a Passcode

20How-To Geek / 8h
If you’re looking to add an extra layer of security to your Signal app, you can lock your messages behind your smartphone’s lock screen security features. Here’s how to add a screen lock to Signal. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Should You Upgrade to An Ultrawide Monitor?

39How-To Geek / 8h
If you’re like me, you’ve been drooling over the latest ultrawide monitors to punch up your work-from-home setup. After a few weeks with one I picked up secondhand, I’m pretty pleased with the purchase … but I found some unexpected hiccups when trying to use it. They’re worth considering if you’ve been mulling over an upgrade. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How to Get Started With Portainer, a Web UI for Docker

How-To Geek / 8h
Portainer is a popular Docker UI that helps you visualise your containers, images, volumes and networks. Portainer helps you take control of the Docker resources on your machine, avoiding lengthy terminal commands. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Virgin Media customers are about to get a major Wi-Fi boost

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Virgin Media promises speed gains of up to three times in hard to reach areas thanks to intelligent Wi-Fi extenders.

Can't get the Apple AirPods Max? These noise-cancelling headphones might do the trick

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
The V-Moda M-200 ANC will be available in early March, and boast 40mm drivers, wireless connectivity, and active noise cancellation to rival the AirPods Max.

WhatsApp users flock to rival message platforms

1KBBC News - Technology / 8h
Millions have signed up to Signal and Telegram after WhatsApp announced an update to its terms.

From crypto trading and home workouts to EV batteries and microLED displays, CES’ Taiwan startups cover a wide range of tech

100+TechCrunch / 8h
For the past three years, the Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has brought startups to CES . This year, its virtual pavilion, organized with Taiwan Tech Arena , is hosting 100 startups, organized into five categories: Smart Living, Tech for Good, Cybersecurity and Cloud, Healthcare and Wellness, and Mobility Tech. During two press events, 24 startups previewed their CES presentati

GovChat tries to stop Facebook removing it from WhatsApp

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
The Competition Tribunal will hear the case from WhatsApp after the founder of South Africa's GovChat aims to challenge the removal of their platform from the app

Triple star system discovered in NASA Kepler data

SlashGear / 8h
NASA began operating the Kepler mission in 2009. The space telescope spotted a planet estimated to be about half the size of Saturn in a multiple-star system called KOI-5Ab. That was the second planet candidate ever discovered by Kepler but was ultimately ignored. Kepler operated until 2018 and discovered 2394 planets orbiting stars beyond the sun. The mission also found … Continue reading

The 26 Credit Cards In My Wallet Right Now

200+One Mile at a Time / 8h
Maximizing credit cards is one of the best ways to elevate your travel. This can include signing up for the credit cards with the best welcome bonuses , using the right credit cards for your everyday spending , and also taking advantage of other credit card perks. There are a lot of misconceptions about the impact that applying for credit cards can have on your credit score. I have over two dozen

Jedox raises over $100M to expand its financial modeling and analytics software to more verticals

93TechCrunch / 8h
Organizations today — perhaps more than ever before — are relying on technology to help them figure out what the next weeks, months, and years will hold for their business at what has been one of the more tumultuous periods for our global economy in decades. Today, a company that is providing the platform to do that is announcing a significant fundraise to tap into that opportunity. Jedox , a Ger

Moflin is the AI emotional support pet we all need right now

400+Engadget / 8h
It wouldn’t be CES without something cute that melts even the coldest of hearts . This year, that honor goes to Moflin, an AI pet robot that looks like someone spilled water on a Mogwai boom mic. Moflin, like many of its adorable CES counterparts, comes with “emotional capabilities” and the ability to learn. If you think this sounds a little niche, tell that to the Kickstarter backers that pledge

GM previews plug-in hybrid version of its Chevrolet Silverado pickup

Engadget / 8h
After making an appearance during an investor event late last year, some expected GM to give us more details on its upcoming electric pickup truck at CES today. Instead, the company took the opportunity to reveal more of its EV plans, and part of the journey includes a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version of the Chevrolet Silverado. Developing...

The Morning After: CES 2021 starts with drones, 8K TVs and robots

57Engadget / 8h
The last time I wasn’t in Las Vegas for CES, the iPhone didn’t exist yet. A virtual show means that this year the Engadget team is experiencing things more like our readers . The upside is that it’s easier to get a broad view of everything going on, and I didn’t have to figure out how to pack a PS5 in my luggage. The downside is I’m not seeing any sweet new TVs in person. It’s the smallest of sac

Programmable genetics gets more cash as Tessera Therapeutics gets a $230 million infusion

100+TechCrunch / 8h
Technologists are getting better at coding biology and venture firms are flooding a new generation of startups with cash so that they can commercialize their technology bringing in the next wave of genetic innovation. Tessera Therapeutics , the Boston-based spinup from Flagship Pioneering, is the latest company to enter the mix with $230 million in new financing to build up its platform for bette

Job Screening Service Halts Facial Analysis of Applicants

100+Wired / 8h
But it’s still using intonation and behavior to assist with hiring decisions.

Omori Is the Horror RPG of Your Dreams (or Nightmares)

94Wired / 8h
As an elegant exploration of psychology and grief, it has the promise of Undertale—and it might have slipped under your radar.

Alaska Airlines Won’t Change Award Chart When They Join oneworld

View from the Wing / 8h
Alaska says no changes to current partner redemption pricing when they join oneworld, and to expect advance notice of any changes. Continue reading ...

Fiat Chrysler teams with startup Archer to build an electric air taxi

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63Engadget / 8h
Archer Aviation is one of many startups trying to build an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, among Volocopter , Hyundai , Lilium and many others. The startup just boosted its standing, however, as it has announced a partnership with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). Archer plans to build a composite eVTOL aircraft capable of traveling 150 MPH for distances up to 60 miles. FCA

How to Stop iPhone Apps From Asking to Track Your Activity

60How-To Geek / 8h
As part of a suite of privacy enhancements in iOS 14, apps will have to ask before tracking your activity across other companies’ apps and websites. Here’s how to stop them from asking and automatically tell apps not to track you. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Get a free TV or £200 off with these Virgin broadband and TV deals ending tomorrow

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Virgin's latest broadband and TV deals offer a massive reduction in bills or a free TV if you act quickly.

Intel wants to bring affordable self-driving cars to everyone by 2025 – here's how

37TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Get ready for Intel autonomous cars in less than 5 years time thanks to a new LiDAR chip.

Tula mic hands-on – sounding good never looked this gorgeous

SlashGear / 8h
The mobile and computing markets have, in the past few years, been obsessed with imaging technology, particularly cameras and digital photography. The popularity of live streaming and the recent surge of video meetings, however, has made people realize how neglected the equally critical aspects of audio recording and sound quality have been. Sure, there have also been new innovations and … Contin

UK tests ‘Space Tug’ capable of refiring its engine several times in orbit, and collecting space junk

100+TechCrunch / 8h
UK SpaceTech startup Skyrora is currently the only private company capable of launching rockets from UK soil. On Christmas Eve at its testing facility in Fife, Scotland, the team performed a third-stage static fire engine test onboard a new vehicle that will ultimately carry satellites to their final destination. But what’s more interesting is that the vehicle can refire it’s engine several times

Indy has selected the AI-powered cars for its autonomous challenge race

100+Engadget / 8h
The Indy Autonomous Challenge has revealed the vehicle participating universities will have to program and race in October 2021: the Dallara IL-15 racecar. IAC has made the announcement during its press conference for CES 2021, where it also hosted discussions about the commercialization of autonomous vehicles and technology in motorsports. The competition, which has a $1.5 million prize purse, c

Panasonic shows off wireless device charging and HUD vehicle tech at CES 2021

SlashGear / 8h
Panasonic Automotive has unveiled new vehicle technology at CES 2021. The company has two variants of new in-vehicle wireless charging technology utilizing moving coil and static coil. Both variants provide in-vehicle charging for smart devices that meets or exceeds most current in-vehicle charging systems. The moving coil charge variant uses tracking technology to target the user’s device. The w

Sony PlayStation 5 sold out in minutes during pre-order in India

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
With scalpers and bots scooping up consoles many eager buyers missed out on grabbing the new Sony PS5 on initial pre-order day in India.

Apple iPad Pro 2021 may look similar to the 2020 variant

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The iPad Pro 2021 may be the first 5G capable tablet from Apple and may be powered by the A14 Bionic chipset

Microsoft Teams is getting a simple upgrade that will offer major improvements

32TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
A new Microsoft Teams update called “Top Hits” coming in March should speed up search process significantly.

Jared Mauch didn’t have good broadband—so he built his own fiber ISP

2KArs Technica / 9h
Jared Mauch installed about five miles' worth of this fiber cable. [credit: Jared Mauch ] The old saying "if you want something done right, do it yourself" usually isn't helpful when your problem is not having good Internet service. But for one man in rural Michigan named Jared Mauch, who happens to be a network architect, the solution to not having good broadband at home was in fact building his

Xiaomi Mi 11 release date might be a lot sooner than we thought

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
The Xiaomi Mi 11 just passed FCC certification, meaning it could be near launch - months ahead of when we expected it.

The best premium cabin seats in the U.S. and how to book them

The Points Guy / 9h
Business- and first-class seats differ not only from airline to airline. But they also can be incredibly diverse within an individual airline’s own fleet. Even more, some airlines operate different products within the same aircraft type . When traveling domestically, you could fly in a lie-flat seat, a recliner seat with seatback entertainment screens or a dated seat that doesn’t even have power

Intel teases Alder Lake CPUs at CES 2021, calling them a ‘significant breakthrough’

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28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
Rocket Lake processors were the highlight of Intel’s revelations, but their successors were also touched upon.

Choice Privileges Promo: Earn Double Points

100+One Mile at a Time / 9h
Choice Privileges has just revealed the details of its first major promotion of 2021, valid for winter stays. Choice Privileges offering double points Choice Privileges is offering double points for stays between January 18 and February 28, 2021 . As you might expect, there are quite a few terms to be aware of: Registration is required prior to the check-out of your first stay You can earn at mos

Sennheiser unveils new IE 300 in-ear headphones and car audio tech

SlashGear / 9h
Sennheiser has announced its latest in-ear headphones called the IE 300. The company says the headphones have been meticulously crafted to offer nuanced natural sound on the go. IE 300 uses a new and refined version of its 7mm Extra Wide Band transducer for well-balanced sound and sonic accuracy. The headphones are aimed at audio enthusiasts looking for a hi-fi … Continue reading

Startup claims its new wearable can monitor blood sugar without needles

500+Engadget / 9h
A Japanese startup at CES is claiming to have solved one of the biggest problems in medical technology: Noninvasive continuous glucose monitoring. Quantum Operation Inc , exhibiting at the virtual show, says that its prototype wearable can accurately measure blood sugar from the wrist. Looking like a knock-off Apple Watch, the prototype crams in a small spectrometer which is used to scan the bloo

WhatsApp clarifies it cannot see your private messages

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500+Mashable / 9h
WhatsApp is under fire due to a change in the company's Terms of Service, effective Feb. 8, which now states that WhatsApp will share user data with parent company Facebook. Users are leaving the platform — one indication is a massive surge of new users into competing messaging service Signal — and now, WhatsApp is mitigating the damage. "We want to address some rumors and be 100 percent clear we

How Many Microcovids Would You Spend on a Burrito?

300+Wired / 9h
Six nerdy roommates used public health data to create an online Covid-risk points system for every activity—and protect their pandemic pod.

A Startup Will Nix Algorithms Built on Ill-Gotten Facial Data

100+Wired / 9h
The FTC applies a novel remedy, going a step further than simply deleting the source photos.

Yelp will tell you which restaurants aren’t following COVID-19 guidelines

200+Engadget / 9h
Yelp recently introduced a COVID-19 section on its app, allowing businesses to detail the sanitary measures they’ve taken to protect clients. Now, the review site is allowing customers to provide feedback on those practices. You can report if staff are wearing masks and enforcing social distancing, in the same way that you can tell folks if a restaurant is “kid-friendly” or “great for groups.” In

Jumbled up sentences show that AIs still don’t really understand language

100+MIT Technology Review / 9h
Many AIs that appear to understand language and that score better than humans on a common set of comprehension tasks don’t notice when the words in a sentence are jumbled up, which shows that they don’t really understand language at all . The problem lies in the way natural language processing (NLP) systems are trained; it also points to a way to make them better. Researchers at Auburn University

Jobber raises $60M as its platform for home service professionals hits 100k users

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200+TechCrunch / 9h
One of the technology byproducts of the Covid-19 pandemic is that it has raised the game for businesses to have better digital tools in place to interface with customers, and their own work, to get things done. Today, a company called Jobber , which has built a platform doing just that for a particular segment of the market — home services professionals — is announcing a round of funding as it fi

Yelp will show user feedback about businesses’ health and safety practices

100+TechCrunch / 9h
Moving forward, Yelp users won’t just be asked whether a business has good food or accepts credit cards — the platform is also allowing them to share feedback on whether the staff is wearing masks and enforcing social distancing. Yelp’s head of consumer product Akhil Kuduvalli Ramesh suggested that this is the next phase of how the company is trying to help local businesses, after allowing them t

NASA shows off new solar panels for the ISS

36SlashGear / 9h
The ISS has been in orbit above the Earth for decades. Power for the space station and the experiments onboard comes from four pairs of solar arrays designed for a 15-year service life. Those solar arrays have been operating continuously since the first pair was deployed in December 2000. Additional array pairs were delivered in September 2006, June 2007, and … Continue reading

Inventor of the web tries to fix it with a decentralised data project

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
The inventor of the web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee is attempting to redirect the course of the internet by returning to his original concept for the web with a new platform

CES 2021: Sony reveals new PS5 game release dates, and there are some surprises

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Sony’s CES 2021 presentation revealed some PS5 game release dates, and there are a couple of nice surprises to look forward to.

New Xbox Series X Pulse Red controller is too hot to handle

41TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
A new Xbox Wireless Controller design is on the way, that sees the gamepad getting a fiery makeover.

Informatica may have just changed the game when it comes to CX data

20TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
New enterprise-scale, cloud-native solution should help companies rethink customer experience strategy,

What Is Signal, and Why Is Everyone Using It?

500+How-To Geek / 9h
Signal is a secure encrypted messaging app. Think of it as a more private alternative to WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, iMessage, and SMS. Here’s why you should seriously consider switching to Signal. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Radisson Rewards Offering 20% Off Award Nights

53One Mile at a Time / 9h
Both Marriott Bonvoy and World of Hyatt are currently incentivizing award redemptions, and now Radisson Rewards is joining in as well. This is similar to a promotion that Radisson Rewards offered last fall. 20% off free night award redemptions Radisson Rewards has just launched a promotion offering 20% of your points back when you redeem for free nights: Registration is required prior to check-ou

MediaTek’s next Dimensity chipset to launch on January 20

28TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
MediaTek will expand its Dimensity series SoC on January 20 in China. The company is expected to launch a new chipset based on 6nm fabrication process.

Lasso is working on a recycling center for the home

100+Engadget / 10h
Recycling sounds so simple. Separate materials that can be re-used, such as plastic, glass and aluminium, and then wait for them to be collected. The reality is anything but, though. What can be recycled depends on where you live. And if there’s any contamination, due to leftover food or mixed up materials, everything you’ve collected could end up in a landfill site. The solution? Possibly a comp

Mercedes-Benz MBUX Hyperscreen wows the virtual crowd at 2021 CES

SlashGear / 10h
Before debuting at the first virtual 2021 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Editor-in-chief Vince Nguyen gave us a healthy glimpse of Mercedes-Benz’s newest MBUX Hyperscreen, an all-digital, all-screen infotainment system powered by artificial intelligence. The newest MBUX Hyperscreen is different from Samsung’s Digital Cockpit 2021. In our eyes, it even looks better than BMW’s next-generation iDr

Lenovo Tab P11 announced, and it could be one of the best cheap tablets

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The Lenovo Tab P11 gives you a lot of tablet for not much money, and it's on sale soon.

Collaborating through open source to advance AI

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Companies like Google, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft have been the focus of criticism for consolidating their influence and dominating specific parts of our lives, but when it comes to AI, something is different: open source.

Cobra Kai season 4: release date, story, season 3 ending explained and what we know

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What we know about Cobra Kai season 4, as The Karate Kid spin-off continues on Netflix.

Dynabook brings the latest Intel power to work and school laptops

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Japanese firm unveils three new devices, including two powered by latest Intel 11th Gen Core processors.

IBM leads U.S. patent list for 2020 as total numbers decline 1% in pandemic year to 352,000

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One year in, the Covid-19 global health pandemic continues to have something of a dragging effect on many aspects of life, but today a key bellwether for how technology is developing underscored how the industry continues to march on. The number of patents granted in the US in 2020 totaled 352,013, representing a decline of just under 1% compared to the year before (the final tally for 2019 was 3

Apple Macs with M1 chip could soon get a fix for reported Bluetooth issues

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Apple’s M1 chip has gone down a storm, generally speaking, but there is one notable fly in the ointment.

Lenovo launches IdeaPad Slim 5i, Yoga 7i and Yoga 9i laptops with Intel Tiger Lake CPUs in India

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The IdeaPad Slim 5i can be categorized as an entry-level thin and light laptop while the Lenovo Yoga 7i and Lenovo Yoga 9i come with more features that justify the higher pricing.

Linux Mint 20.1 is here, with a host of neat new features

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New homebrewed apps make it easier to consume web content.

ALMA observes a distant colliding galaxy as it sheds star-forming gas

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The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has observed a distant galaxy that has collided with another galaxy. Scientists have observed colliding galaxies before. What’s unique about this one is that as the galaxies collide, the resulting merged galaxy is shedding its star-forming gas. Astronomers say the galaxy is ejecting nearly half of its star-forming gas, and it’s happening at

BT sets up new digital unit to help push transformation

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BT says it wants to simplify relationships with suppliers.

Tesla Motors looking for EV Supercharger locations in Mumbai

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Tesla’s expansion to India is a step closer to reality as the company is now looking to set up its charging infrastructure.

Clashes-hit Wistron unit in India may not open soon: Report

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Wistron is unable to hire fresh workers to its riots-marred unit in Narasapura, 60kms from Bengaluru, and consequently, the plant will remain locked for some more time.

Substack wants to help liven up your boring newsletters

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From today, Substack users will be able to make use of various customization options as part of a new Themes feature.

CES 2021: This cheap soundbar splits in half for a simple surround sound setup

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The 25W Cowin Soundbar was announced at CES 2021, and features a split design for customizable sound.

TCL confirms it will launch a rollable or foldable phone this year

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TCL has shown off its rollable concept phone, as well as revealing that a flexible handset is landing this year.

PopSockets' latest iPhone grips are MagSafe-compatible

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PopSockets became famous for phone grips that you can attach to the back of a device. It’s had to conjure up new types of products these past years as wireless charging became increasingly popular, though, such as the MagSafe-compatible line for iPhone 12 that it has launched at CES 2021. The new line includes three grips, the first of which (simply called PopGrip for MagSafe) attaches to iPhone

A new Avengers movie is coming – but you'll be waiting a while

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Marvel's Kevin Feige drops a small hint on the MCU's future in a new interview.

WhatsApp tries to set the record straight

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WhatsApp has been under fire ever since the news broke that its updated privacy policy would require users to share their data with its parent company, Facebook

Xbox Series S stock is back at Currys with next-day delivery available

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Currys has Xbox Series S stock again, with next day delivery available if you're willing to pay a bit extra.

Bojack Horseman creator's next film is a sci-fi Apple TV Plus movie

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A host of incredible creative and comedic talent and coming together for a new sci-fi movie over at Apple Studios.

WattFun 298Wh Portable Power Station Review

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Everyone could do with a little more power, whether it’s staying off the grid for a bit or trying to survive an unexpected power outage. Power banks for smartphones and even for laptops have become commonplace these days but those can’t really handle large and essential appliances, not to mention charge phones, tablets, and laptops repeatedly. That’s where this new … Continue reading

Android phones will get faster and bigger in-screen fingerprint scanners in 2021

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Qualcomm has debuted an improved in-screen fingerprint sensors for phones.

On Factory Floors, a Chime and Flashing Light to Maintain Distance

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Businesses like Henkel, a big German chemical company, are trying wearable sensors to prevent virus outbreaks among workers.

Lost Passwords Lock Millionaires Out of Their Bitcoin Fortunes

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Bitcoin owners are getting rich because the cryptocurrency has soared. But what happens when you can’t tap that wealth because you forgot the password to your digital wallet?

Prep to earn the CISSP with this cybersecurity training on sale

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TL;DR: Learn how to stay safe on the web with the CISSP Cybersecurity Certification Course . As of Jan. 12, get the course for only $19. Interested in cybersecurity? This CISSP Cybersecurity Certification Course is only $19 and it’ll get you started. With 81 hours of content broken down into 167 lectures, this course delivers advanced instruction on effectively designing, implementing, and managi

Recreate your favorite restaurant's steak at home with this grill

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TL;DR: Get the perfect medium-rare steak every time with the Steak Master Gas Grill . As of Jan. 12, you can grab it for $299.99, a 24% savings. For meat lovers, it doesn’t get much better than tender, juicy steak from your favorite steakhouse. But with the majority of restaurants either closed or at limited capacity, enjoying a delicious steak is much more difficult. Fear not, carnivores. The St

Save 50% on this pair of award-winning wireless earbuds

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TL;DR: Go wire-free with the EarFun Free True Wireless Earbuds , on sale for 50% off— just $39.95 —as of Jan. 12. It can be tough to find an affordable pair of wireless headphones that lives up to expectations. The EarFun Free True Wireless Earbuds fit the bill — and they happen to be 50% off for a limited time. These earbuds have advanced Bluetooth 5.0 technology, built-in 6mm graphene drivers,

Get into 3D printing with a fun starter kit on sale

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TL;DR: Make your own custom figurines, models, and more with the SparkMaker 3D printing starter kit . As of Jan. 12, you can get it for 30% off at just $219.99. 3D printing can be used to create prosthetic body parts , personalized food , and even self-sustaining houses . Or you could use it to create replicas of all those Christmas gifts you wish you got. SparkMaker offers a 3D printing starter

'Smart' Office Cushions Track Workers by the Seat of Their Pants

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A Chinese tech company designed a way to track employees’ health, but sensors were also monitoring when they were away from their desks, setting off a debate about privacy and surveillance.

LAUNCHub Ventures heading towards a $85M fund for South Eastern European startups

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LAUNCHub Ventures , an early-stage European VC which concentrates mainly on Central Eastern (CEE) and South-Eastern Europe (SEE), has completed the first closing of its new fund at €44 million ($53.5M), with an aspiration to reach a target size of €70 million. A final close is expected by Q2 2021. Its principal backer is the European Investment Fund, corporates and a number of Bulgarian tech foun

Water movement found in meteorites that recently hit Earth

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Samsung Galaxy S21 launch teaser hints at new camera features and more

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The official Samsung Unpacked teaser trailer hints at some new camera features we could see in the Galaxy S21.

Sony's Bravia Core streaming service will deliver video comparable to Blu-ray

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If you purchase a Sony Bravia XR TV this year, you’ll get exclusive access to high-quality movies through a new streaming platform called Bravia Core , Sony has announced . The service will use Sony’s “Pure Stream” technology to stream video at up to 80 Mbps, allowing for “near lossless” quality comparable to 4K Blu-ray discs. That’s three to four times more data than Netflix, which recommends sp

Linux Foundation launches free WebAssembly course

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Another addition to the Linux Foundation’s growing number of free courses.

Samsung Galaxy S21 series India launch date is January 14

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Samsung will be announcing the Galaxy S21 price in India and availability on January 14 at 8 pm, alongside the global launch.

Vivo Y12s with 5000mAh battery launched in India

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Vivo has added yet another budget device in the Y series with the launch of Vivo Y12s in India.

'Snowpiercer' Season 2 trailer features a sinister Sean Bean

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Warning: Contains major spoilers for Snowpiercer Season 1. Snowpiercer , the post-apocalyptic Netflix/TNT series set entirely on a train, is on its way back for a Season 2 — and Sean Bean is joining the action. The Lord of the Rings star will be playing Mr Wilford, the original architect of the train whose sudden reappearance at the end of Season 1 looks set to lead to more claustrophobic power s

Cash gets sidelined as UK consumers embrace digital payments

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The coronavirus pandemic has been a contributing factor as more of us move our financial affairs into the dig