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Sendbird raises $100M at a $1B+ valuation, says 150M+ users now interact using its chat and video APIs

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Messaging is the medium these days, and today a startup that has built an API to help others build text and video interactivity into their services is announcing a big round to continue scaling its business. Sendbird , a popular provider of chat, video and other interactive services to the likes of Reddit, Hinge, Paytm, Delivery Hero and hundreds of others by way of a few lines of code, has close

Will.i.am's Xupermask is a $299 HEPA face mask with ANC earphones built in

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Will.i.am has partnered with Honeywell on the Xupermask face mask featuring integrated earbuds with active noise cancellation and a mic.

PS Now finally hits back at Xbox Game Pass – but swings and misses

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PS Now is getting two big titles that should have made Xbox Game Pass subscribers feel a little jealous.

Godzilla vs. Kong's Humans Ranked (By Usefulness)

Gizmodo / 4min
A movie like Godzilla vs. Kong isn’t about humans, it’s about giant monsters fighting each other—and yet, Godzilla vs. Kong is jam-packed with non-kaiju characters. Some of them are crucial to the plot, providing key information that makes more of those fights possible while others are, well, less crucial, as they… Read more...

Why LG is leaving the mobile phone business

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 4min
LG is fondly remembered for innovative designs, but the writing has been on the wall for some time.

Chip shortage shows no signs of abating, may drag into 2022

Ars Technica / 9min
Enlarge (credit: Bloomberg | Getty Images) Auto manufacturers and other companies are hoping that the global chip shortage will end soon, but snarled semiconductor supply chains may not untangle until next year. The mess began when the pandemic upended the market for semiconductors. As demand for cars plummeted, automakers slashed their orders . But at the same time, demand for chips that power l

You Can Deep Fry Outside on the Grill

Lifehacker / 12min
I won’t say that deep frying at home isn’t “worth it,” but I will say that it’s downright unpleasant. It stinks. It’s messy. Sticky vaporized cooking oil gets all over everything—including myself—and it takes forever to air out the kitchen and return it to its pre-frying state. Dedicated deep fryers solve this by… Read more...

Honeywell and will.i.am announce the Xupermask smart mask with a hefty price tag

SlashGear / 13min
Even with people around the world receiving COVID-19 vaccinations, we’ll probably be wearing masks for some time yet. Enter Honeywell and will.i.am, which today announced the Xupermask, a new smart mask that’s at the center of a partnership between the two. The Xupermask offers a lot more functionality beyond a standard cloth or medical mask, but it has a much … Continue reading

Your 3D Printer Can Finally Make Biodegradable Objects

Gizmodo / 17min
A Czech 3D printing company called Fillamentum has released the first ostensibly biodegradable filament, the stringy plastic used to extrude printed objects. Called NonOilen, the filament is made of a biologically based polylactic acid and polyhydroxy butyrate blend. Read more...

Yahoo Answers to end as Trump fans see plot to “silence conservatives”

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28Ars Technica / 17min
Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Thomas Hertwig | EyeEm) Yahoo Answers is shutting down on May 4, 2021, the Verizon-owned Yahoo announced this week . The 16-year-old question-and-answer service will enter read-only mode on April 20, preventing users from posting new questions or answering other users' questions, Yahoo said. On the May 4 shutdown date, the website will no longer be accessible, and

Will.i.am Is Back With a Stupid Face Mask

Gizmodo / 22min
Overpriced connected face masks are a thing now —a side effect of the pandemic. The latest person to hop on the smart mask train is Will.i.am, the Black Eyed Peas rapper with a penchant for developing tech that falls flat on its face. Read more...

GM to build an electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck with more than 400 miles of range

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60TechCrunch / 23min
GM is adding an electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck to its lineup, as the automaker pushes to deliver more than 1 million electric vehicles globally by 2025. GM President Mark Reuss said Tuesday that the Chevrolet Silverado electric full-size pickup will be based on the automaker’s Ultium battery platform and will have an estimated range of more than 400 miles on a full charge. It should be

This High Tech COVID Mask Was Designed by SpaceX’s Spacesuit Creator

200+Futurism / 24min
William “Will.i.am” Adams, rapper and founder of the Black Eyed Peas, is back with another gadget that may or may not be way ahead of its time. His newest creation is a smart facemask. But it isn’t just any mask. The “ Xupermask ,” a collaboration with N95 face mask manufacturer Honeywell, is a mask that arguably has more bells and whistles than sense. It costs $299 and is partly made of silicon

tvOS code hints at a new Apple TV 4K with 120 Hz playback

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Ars Technica / 25min
Enlarge / The Apple TV 4K and remote. (credit: Samuel Axon) It has been well over three years since Apple updated the Apple TV 4K , and online speculation about a follow-up hits a fever pitch every time Apple has a product unveiling event planned. So far, a new device hasn't materialized, but code in the tvOS 14.5 beta may hint not only that a new Apple TV is on the way, but that it will support

Signal Adds a Payments Feature—With Cryptocurrency

200+Wired / 25min
The encrypted messaging app is integrating support for MobileCoin in a bid to keep up with the features offered by its more mainstream rivals.

eBay's app will soon use image recognition to automate listing trading cards

28Engadget / 26min
eBay is making it easier and much faster to list individual cards to its platform for sale.

Sand, sun, and electric off-road SUVs: Extreme E holds its first race

Ars Technica / 33min
The Odyssey 21 of Mikaela Ahlin-Kottulinsky and Jenson Button, who are driving for the JBXE Extreme-E Team. Button is not the only F1 world champion to enter a team in Extreme E, but he is the only one to also strap in as a driver. [credit: Extreme E ] Traveling to threatened environments in order to have a race to raise awareness about the threats to those environments might seem a little counte

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remake release date, trailer, news and more

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are confirmed and due to release later this year. Here’s we know about the upcoming remakes.

The future of work is uniquely human

52MIT Technology Review / 35min
The disruptive shifts of 2020, including covid-19 shutdowns that led to millions of workers working remotely, forced organizations to radically rethink everything from worker well-being, business models and operations to investments in cloud-based collaboration and communication tools. Across every industry, last year’s best-laid plans were turned upside down. So it’s not surprising that technolo

Details: Avelo Airlines, New US Budget Airline

200+One Mile at a Time / 37min
Even during these unprecedented times, there are two new US airline startups that are nearing launch. I guess ultimately the timing isn’t half bad, since domestic travel is coming back full swing . One of those airlines is Breeze Airways , founded by the same guy who started JetBlue. The other airline is Avelo Airlines, founded by a former United and Allegiant executive. We’re continuing to learn

Meet Scout, the cute AI-powered robot ready for any exploration mission — Strictly Robots

20Mashable / 38min
Scout , an autonomous, AI-powered robot, can stream real-time HD video of your house for a 24/7 view. Read more... More about Mashable Video , Robot , Ai , Patrol , and Home Security

Google's April Software Update Just Gave the Pixel 5 and 4a 5G a Big Performance Boost

Gizmodo / 40min
The Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 weren’t exactly slouches when it came to processing power, but now a recent software update from Google has just given those phones a big boost in performance. Read more...

Radisson Rewards Splitting Into Two Programs, Your Address Determines Which You’ll Be In

View from the Wing / 44min
Radisson Hotels was purchased from Carlson by Chinese conglomerate collapsing HNA Group, and then sold to Jinjiang International. Come June Radisson in the Americas (United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean) will be separate from Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. And they're splitting the rewards program in two. This satisfies a U.S. government demand to separate U.S. customer d

Esri brings its flagship ArcGIS platform to Kubernetes

94TechCrunch / 45min
Esri , the geographic information system (GIS), mapping and spatial analytics company, is hosting its (virtual) developer summit today . Unsurprisingly, it is making a couple of major announcements at the event that range from a new design system and improved JavaScript APIs to support for running ArcGIS Enterprise in containers on Kubernetes. The Kubernetes project was a major undertaking for th

Android 11 is coming to Chromebooks – but which ones?

20TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 47min
An online repository reveals the Chromebook models getting Android 11.

New Sonos and IKEA Symfonisk speaker teased

SlashGear / 49min
Sonos Roam reviews may have dropped this morning, but the new portable speaker isn’t the only thing the company is getting excited about, with the prospect of a new IKEA Symfonisk launch in the pipeline. The collaboration between Sonos and IKEA broke cover back in 2019, with two initial products tapping the multi-room audio tech of one company and the … Continue reading

How the Supreme Court saved the software industry from API copyrights

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86Ars Technica / 54min
Enlarge / A lot of happy developers out there in the world today. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Google's and Oracle's argument before the Supreme Court last October left opponents of API copyrights extremely nervous. For the previous decade, Google had been arguing in lower courts that it didn't infringe copyright law when it re-implemented Java for use in Android. Google had lost—twice—at the appellat

Mark Zuckerberg is using Signal, according to phone number leaked in Facebook hack

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Facebook Lets Chinese Government Run Genocide-Denying Ads

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Misinformation Platform Facebook employees are raising concerns internally about the company’s role in enabling the Chinese government to further persecute its Muslim Uyghur population. The Chinese government has been committing acts of genocide against Uyghurs, forcing them into camps in its Xinjiang region and forcibly sterilizing them — all while paying for ads on Facebook saying that people i

E3 2021: Biggest conference in gaming is going online

200+BBC News - Technology / 1h
The video game conference was cancelled last year because of coronavirus.

'Grand Theft Auto V' returns to Xbox Game Pass on April 8th

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70Engadget / 1h
You'll be able to play Rockstar's blockbuster on your phone via the cloud.

Pixel 5 sees dramatically improved GPU performance after April patch

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Ars Technica / 1h
Enlarge / Our Pixel 5 came in this funky green version. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Nearly six months after the release of the Pixel 5, Google has revamped the way the GPU works, bringing the phone up to the level you'd expect from a Snapdragon 765G phone. The April 2021 security update for the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G) came with a note saying that it includes "performance optimizations for certain grap

Why the Loki trailer could be teasing Lady Loki, not Black Widow

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Marvel fans are convinced that Natasha Romanoff is in the TV show's official trailer - but not all is what it seems.

Hurry! The Apple Watch 6 hits lowest sale price ever at Amazon

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An incredible deal, the Apple Watch 6 is on sale for a record-low price of $319.99 at Amazon.

Make Mealtimes Less Stressful With the Advice From These Podcasts

30Lifehacker / 1h
When we want to find new ways for our children to appreciate food, we often turn to cookbooks for guidance or look for the latest food trend on the internet. But nowadays, we can also turn to the podcast app on our smartphones for advice from parents and professionals to help us get kids out of that culinary rut and… Read more...

Apple TV+ unveils its first combination podcast and TV series

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37Engadget / 1h
Apple TV+ is branching out with its first combination of a podcast with an original show, bolstering its documentary 'The Line' with an audio series.

'Jeopardy!' guest host Aaron Rodgers gets trolled brilliantly by contestant

27Mashable / 1h
Welcome to the big time, Aaron Rodgers. Sure, the Green Bay Packers quarterback has won a Super Bowl, but hosting Jeopardy! — that's a whole different ballgame. Case in point: Rodgers was brilliantly trolled by a contestant during the QB's debut show, which aired on Monday night. In the video clip, contestant Scott Shewfelt asked Rodgers — via his written answer — "Who wanted to kick that field g

The Irregulars season 2: release date, plot, cast and what we know

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Here's everything you need to know about a possible The Irregulars season 2, including when we might see it launch on Netflix.

GTA 5 is coming to your smartphone

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Grand Theft Auto 5 headlines a busy April for Xbox Game Pass, which is returning to the subscription service along with cloud support.

Will Topps’ SPAC-led debut expand the bustling NFT market?

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Twitter is abuzz with the news that Topps, a company perhaps best known for making collectible trading cards, is going public via a SPAC . The reverse merger with its chosen blank-check company values the combination on an equity basis at $1.163 billion. That makes Topps some sort of unicorn. And because it has both e-commerce and digital angles, Topps is technically a fruit tech company. The Exc

Xbox's Spring Sale has begun — save up to 80% on hundreds of games

Mashable / 1h
Just as the PlayStation Store launched their big Spring Sale last week , Xbox is following suit with a sale of their own. A bigger sale, too. Xbox's Spring Sale is packed to the brim with deals on games, DLC, and more from recent years and beyond. The deals span across hundreds (literally, hundreds ) of titles, all discounted up to 80% off of their original prices. SEE ALSO: 'Assassin's Creed Val

Watch Live: NASA Drops an Orion Spacecraft Into a Giant Pool

Gizmodo / 1h
NASA is getting ready to drop a 14,000-pound mock-up of the Orion spacecraft into a large pool in Virginia, the latest in a series of drop tests leading up to the eventual Artemis II lunar mission. The test is set for 1:45 p.m. ET and will be viewable live on the NASA TV (see stream below). Read more...

Snapseed Is the Best Photo Editing App You’re Not Using

How-To Geek / 1h
There’s a great photo editing app that happens to be from a well-known name, and you may not know about it. “Snapseed” by Google should be installed on everyone’s phone, whether it’s an iPhone or running Android. We’ll explain why. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

E3 Returns for Summer 2021 With an All-Digital Event

How-To Geek / 1h
Rumors of E3’s return are now confirmed by the ESA. From June 12th to the 15th, gamers and geeks can tune-in to the free, online-only E3 2021 livestream. Big names like Nintendo and Xbox will take the stage at this event, though Sony is absent expo’s lineup for the third year in a row. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

TP Link's New Wifi 6 Router is Fast, Affordable, and Mesh Ready

How-To Geek / 1h
Often, when embracing the latest and greatest technologies costs an arm and a leg. Wi-Fi 6 routers are no exception and can go for as much as $500. At just $200, TP-Link’s new mesh-capable Archer AX5400 Wi-Fi 6 router is relatively affordable while not cutting out too many features. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Microsoft’s next Xbox Series X event isn’t likely to be what you think it is

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It seems like an Xbox gaming event is around the corner – but that doesn't mean lots of game reveals.

Clubhouse fans can now send their favorite creators money

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Clubhouse Payments will see 100% of the money go to creators.

Can VR concerts save a music industry brought to its knees by Covid-19?

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Exclusive: David Guetta is just one artist that’s looking to virtual reality to bring his music to the concert-hungry masses.

Kudos: United Airlines Sets New Diversity Goal For Pilots

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Well done, United Airlines, for this initiative ! United will train 50% women and minority pilots United Airlines is the only major US airline to own a flight school, and the airline is beginning to accept new applications as of today as it embarks on a plan to train 5,000 new pilots by 2030 (upon completion of the program, pilots are guaranteed a job with United). That’s cool in and of itself, a

Grand Theft Auto V returns to Xbox Game Pass, leading April’s additions

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SlashGear / 1h
Microsoft has revealed a new slate of games headed to Xbox Game Pass in the first half of the month, and there’s a big name leading the charge. April’s Game Pass additions will be led by Grand Theft Auto V, which is making a grand return to Xbox Game Pass this week. Aside from Grand Theft Auto V, it’s going … Continue reading

Tuesday's Best Deals: Apple Watch Series 6, HP Chromebook, M1 Mac Mini, Puyo Puyo Tetris 2, Cuisinart Food Processor, TaoTronics Massage Gun, and More

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'Disciplining' Kids on TikTok Isn't Funny—Even If It's Staged

Lifehacker / 1h
TikTok is a varied place, full of cute dance moves, disturbing “ challenges ,” weird food hacks , and earnest parenting tips . And in yet another strange corner of TikTok lives a genre of videos we absolutely do not need: The (often fake) practice of parents publicly disciplining or shaming their children for views and… Read more...

Tuesday's Best Deals: Apple Watch Series 6, HP Chromebook, M1 Mac Mini, Puyo Puyo Tetris 2, Cuisinart Food Processor, TaoTronics Massage Gun, and More

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Historic windpipe transplant could be huge news for COVID-19 patients

SlashGear / 1h
The first human tracheal transplant has been successfully completed, potentially paving the way to addressing medical conditions that contribute to thousands of deaths each year. The surgery, carried out by surgeons at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, took 18 hours to put a new windpipe into a patient who, until now, had been breathing through a tracheostomy. “For … Continue reading

NASA’s Mars Helicopter Is Online and Just Sent Back a Photo

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First Color Snap NASA’s Mars helicopter, dubbed Ingenuity, is online and just snapped its first color photo over the weekend. The agency’s Perseverance rover recently lowered the four-pound rotocopter to fend for itself on the rugged Martian surface. Since then, it’s weathered its first chilly night alone in the surrounding Jezero Crater, where temperatures can drop down to -130 degrees Fahrenhei

Get active with an Apple Watch Series 6 for $65 off

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SAVE $64.99 AT CHECKOUT: Kickstart your health and fitness with the 40mm Apple Watch Series 6, (PRODUCT)RED edition , on sale for $319.99 as of April 6. Looking for a fiery smartwatch that will help you crush your fitness goals? Look no further than the 40mm Apple Watch Series 6, (PRODUCT)RED edition . As of April 6, you can get this specific model and color for its lowest recorded Amazon price e

NASA’s Tiny Helicopter Snaps Its First Color Photo on Mars

100+Gizmodo / 1h
Well, we’ve seen better photos of Mars, but this one’s special in that it was taken by NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter. Encouragingly, the craft managed to survive its first frigid night on Mars, bringing us one step closer to its inaugural flight. Read more...

Facebook confirms ‘test’ of Venmo-like QR codes for person-to-person payments in U.S.

100+TechCrunch / 1h
Facebook confirms it’s testing a new QR code feature and payment links for use with Facebook Pay to make it easier for people in the U.S. to send or request money from one another. The QR code feature, similar to Venmo’s QR codes and others, will allow a user to scan a friend’s code with their smartphone’s camera to send or request money, while the sharable payment links will let you publish your

Robotic exoskeleton maker Sarcos announces SPAC plans

72TechCrunch / 1h
While it’s true the VC world has gone SPAC-happy, the reverse merger method hasn’t been a huge driver in robotics thus far, with some notable exceptions like Berkshire-Grey . This morning, however, Utah-based Sarcos Robotics announced plans to board the SPAC train, courtesy of Rotor Acquisition Corp. The deal could potentially value the robotic exoskeleton maker and blank check co. at a combined

LG phones are over - here are our memories of its top phones from the last 25 years

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LG has been making mobile phones for over 25 years, so we've put together some of our highlights.

Ubisoft buys anti-cheat company to fight game ruiners

63Engadget / 1h
Ubisoft has bought GameBlocks to help it fight game cheating on the server side.

There's a way to upgrade an M1 Mac's memory and storage

53Engadget / 1h
Technicians say it's possible to upgrade the RAM and SSDs on M1 Macs, if only with a lot of skill — and you're guaranteed to void your warranty.

Thousands of US government agencies are using Clearview AI without approval

100Engadget / 1h
Buzzfeed News has published what it claims is a database of US agencies that have used the tool, and how many times they used it.

Fitbit is offering a $50 discount on Charge 4 trackers

42Engadget / 2h
Fitbit is currently offering sit Charge 4 activity tracker and its special edition model with an extra band for $50 off.

JetBlue Introduces Transatlantic Coach Product With Mix-and-Match Meals, Up To 2 Extra Inches Of Room

View from the Wing / 2h
I'd absolutely fly JetBlue's Collins Meridian seat with 32 inch pitch over a 30" slimline on some competitors. And I appreciate that they're trying to signal a thoughtfulness in their approach to food by letting you choose which appetizer you do not want, while at the same time preparing only 3 appetizers in total to accompany 3 different entrees. Continue reading ...

Answers being sought from Facebook over latest data breach

88TechCrunch / 2h
Facebook’s lead data protection regulator in the European Union is seeking answers from the tech giant over a major data breach reported on over the weekend. The breach was reported on by Business Insider on Saturday which said personal data (including email addresses and mobile phone numbers) of more than 500M Facebook accounts had been posted to a low level hacking forum — making the personal i

Netflix greenlights Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Invictus Games series

35Mashable / 2h
A docuseries titled Heart of Invictus will be the first program from Netflix's partnership with Archewell Productions, the production company founded by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Heart of Invictus will follow a group of athletes as they prepare for the 2022 Invictus Games at the Hague. The Duke of Sussex has been a patron of the Invictus Games, which offer prestigious adaptive competitions

Updates From Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Borderlands, and More

38Gizmodo / 2h
Jason Momoa gets horny for a new Netflix fantasy. The success of Godzilla vs. Kong leaves Dune ’s streaming/theatrical dual-release up in the air. James Gunn offers the tiniest update on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 . Plus, a brief look at the final episode of Wynonna Earp . Spoilers go! Read more...

The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have just received their first ever discount

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The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are on sale for the first time ever, with a $10 discount at Amazon.

Delta pares back San Jose, drops New York-JFK nonstop as it revamps focus cities

60The Points Guy / 2h
Delta’s focus city strategy is getting a makeover. Over the weekend, the Atlanta-based carrier made two significant cuts from its route network in San Jose, California (SJC). For one, Delta confirmed that its transcon New York-JFK to SJC service is getting pulled entirely. Stay up-to-date on airline and aviation news by signing up for our brand-new aviation newsletter . The previous plan was to r

Microsoft and Nintendo sign up for a free, all-digital E3

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63Engadget / 2h
This year's event runs from June 12th to 15th, and Sony probably won't be involved.

Save Money by Knowing Your Credit Card's 'Closing Date'

Lifehacker / 2h
Even if you dutifully pay off your credit card balance each month, there’s an oft-overlooked way to optimize your credit score—by making debt payments before your balance is reported to the credit bureaus. Many people assume this is the payment due date, but it’s actually the closing date, and not knowing the… Read more...

Impressive: JetBlue Reveals Transatlantic Economy Experience

100+One Mile at a Time / 2h
This summer JetBlue will be launching transatlantic flights. The airline plans to fly from both Boston and New York to London using its brand new A321LR aircraft. We’ve already learned all about JetBlue’s incredible new Mint product , known as Mint Suite and Mint Studio. There’s now some more information about what passengers can expect when flying across the Atlantic. What will JetBlue transatla

How to Download and Save Images from a Google Docs Document

How-To Geek / 2h
Google Docs is great for collaboration, but grabbing images that were uploaded to the document is more difficult than it should be. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to download the original photos to your Windows 10, Mac, or Linux computer. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

TikTok Ups Its Accessibility With Auto-Captions

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TikTok’s giving creators a new tool to make their awful , awful memes a bit more accessible. On Tuesday, the company announced that creators could now turn on auto-captions for their clips in a push to help folks with hearing loss enjoy the app more. Read more...

NASA: That’s Not a Rainbow We Photographed on Mars

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A new image taken by NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover shows what appears to be a rainbow . But since there are no rain droplets in the dry Martian atmosphere, it couldn’t have been a rainbow as we experience them back on Earth — so what was it? After the image went viral , netizens offered up several possible explanations: it either could have been a “dustbow” caused by dust particles in the air, o

This High Tech Sauna Blanket Uses Infrared Light To Burn Calories as You Relax

Futurism / 2h
If you’re like most Americans, you know you need to squeeze in that workout, but just can’t figure out how. Especially now that you’re accomplishing the delicate balancing act of being the perfect pandemic working-from-home-employee, a teacher, a gardener, and housekeeper. But what if you could simply make the time while also giving yourself that much-needed break? According to a study conducted

United Airlines Sets New Diversity Goal For Passengers

View from the Wing / 2h
At least 50% of passengers dragged off of planes to be women or minorities by 2030. They don't, however, appear to be ready to prioritize elite upgrades based on disadvantaged status. Continue reading ...

You can now fully secure all your Windows 10 work devices

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The Microsoft Defender for Endpoint extends to protect Arm-based Windows 10 devices as well.

eBay's App Can Now Recognize and Automatically Make Listings for Trading Cards You Want to Sell

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Who’d have thought that over 150 years after the first baseball cards were printed in the late 1860s that trading cards would still be a hot commodity? Every minute, almost 100 of them are sold on eBay, according to the company. So, to make the process smoother, it’s updating its app with image recognition capabilities Read more...

Real raises $10M from Lightspeed, Megan Rapinoe and others to rethink therapy

92TechCrunch / 2h
The last year has put a spotlight on mental health, and startup Real is looking to shake up the space with a product that makes group therapy available on-demand. Founded by CEO Ariela Safira, Real is inspired by a long-standing methodology in the world of mental health: Group therapy. AA, for instance, has been around for decades and proven to be incredibly effective for some. But that format is

Use This Free Web-Based Teleprompter for Your Next Video

20Lifehacker / 2h
If you’re looking to make a video and don’t like speaking off the cuff, there’s a free Teleprompter utility to help out—all you have to do is pull up their website in your browser and copy and paste whatever script (or notes) you’ll want to scroll on your screen. You can adjust the speed of the scrolling and the text… Read more...

E3 2021 dates moved, Nintendo and Xbox confirmed for all-digital show

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SlashGear / 2h
Last week, in response to a report claiming that the ESA was considering sticking some parts of E3 2021 behind a paywall, the organization confirmed that the digital show will be free for all while also saying that it would have more details to share in the near future. Today, some of those details came down the pipeline, with the … Continue reading

Sony’s Bravia X90J 2021 LED TV arrives with promise of human-like processing

SlashGear / 2h
Sony has launched its new 2021 Bravia TV range, confirming pricing and adding the Cognitive Processor XR to its LED sets for the first time. Previously exclusive to the company’s OLED models, the new AI processor promises to be more nuanced with how it delivers things like upscaling and video enhancement. The full range of 2021 Sony LED models was … Continue reading

All future Realme smartphones to be quality certified by TUV Rheinland

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Realme and TUV Rheinland have developed a Smartphone High Reliability Certification to improve product quality of products.

Google Chrome is making it far, far easier to share pages

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Chrome for the desktop get the Sharing Hub already seen in the mobile app.

Samsung's new Galaxy Chromebook 2 is already $100 off

56Engadget / 2h
Save $100 on Samsung's new Galaxy Chromebook 2 laptop at Samsung and Best Buy.

A Proposed Plastics Plant Will Test Joe Biden’s Commitment to Environmental Justice

20Gizmodo / 2h
Myrtle Felton has lived in St. James Parish her whole life, but it looks nothing like it did when she was young. Read more...

Yes, the fully-electric Hummer SUV can also walk like a crab

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The Hummer EV SUV is packed full of whacky off-road features.

Sony is skipping E3 again - but what does that mean for PS5?

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E3 2021 returns this June in an online-only format, but Sony won’t be present for the second year running.

TikTok adds auto captions to make videos accessible to hard of hearing and deaf

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TikTok this morning announced the launch of a new feature designed to make its app accessible to people who are hard of hearing or deaf. The company is today debuting auto captions — a feature that, when enabled, will automatically transcribe the speech from a video so viewers can read what’s being said in the video as an alternative to listening. Initially, auto captions will support American En

Google's parent company has stuck it to Oracle another way

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Alphabet is dumping Oracle for its internal financial systems.

Stanford and Duke join certification program to boost diversity education with investors and the c-suite

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A partnership between the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Flagler Entrepreneurship Center, the Opportunity Hub , and 100 Black Angels and Allies Fund , set up to improve representation and support of diverse founders in the tech industry, is getting more heavy-hitting partners from Duke and Stanford. As part of the partnership, faculty affiliated with Stanford and Duke will join educators to

Yelp makes it easier to support Asian-owned businesses

100+Engadget / 3h
Yelp is making it easier to support Asian-owned businesses with an opt-in label that identifies restaurants and shops.

So many people don't have internet — and it's not their fault

40Mashable / 3h
When Georgianne Wright and her 13-year-old grandson, Keiontay, wanted to use the internet before the pandemic, she'd try the prepaid wireless plan she purchased from a national service provider. But the pair often gave up on browsing the internet or watching a movie thanks to the slow connection. "It wasn't working. It didn't benefit neither one of us," says Wright, who is Keiontay's primary care

How to Turn off Animated Emojis and GIFs in Slack

How-To Geek / 3h
Emoji and GIF integration are two of the standout and well-loved features of Slack. But the continuous loop of a “party parrot” emoji or a GIF can be distracting. Here’s how to turn them off. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The global chip shortage could finally be coming to an end

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One of the world’s leading PC vendors believes the worst is behind us already.

Norwegian Cruise Line outlines restart plans with sailings from Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Greece

200+The Points Guy / 3h
At least three Norwegian Cruise Line ships will be back in the water with paying passengers by the end of August. The world’s fourth-largest cruise brand on Tuesday said it would resume operations on July 25 with a single vessel, the 2,200-passenger Norwegian Jade, sailing to the Greek Islands out of Piraeus, Greece (the port for Athens). Two more Norwegian ships — the 3,802-passenger Norwegian J

You Should Waffle an Uncrustable Sandwich

Lifehacker / 3h
Uncrustables hit the freezer section of nearly every major grocery store before I hit puberty, but I didn’t have one until yesterday afternoon. Though I hated bread crusts as a kid, I also had an aversion to jellies, jams, and any food that jiggled—but the real stumbling block was my mom’s aversion to buying white… Read more...

Sonos delivers a near-perfect portable speaker with the new Sonos Roam

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Sonos has a new speaker that starts shipping later this month, and it’s a significant departure from the company’s usual offerings in a number of ways. The all-new Sonos Roam is a compact, portable speaker with a built-in battery and Bluetooth connectivity — but still very much a Sonos system team player, with wifi streaming, multi-room feature, voice assistant support and surprisingly great soun

Aporia raises $5M for its AI observability platform

100+TechCrunch / 3h
Machine learning (ML) models are only as good as the data you feed them. That’s true during training, but also once a model is put in production. In the real world, the data itself can change as new events occur and even small changes to how databases and APIs report and store data could have implications on how the models react. Since ML models will simply give you wrong predictions and not thro

Okta launches a new free developer plan

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At its Oktane21 conference, Okta , the popular authentication and identity platform, today announced a new — and free — developer edition that features fewer limitations and support for significantly more monthly active users than its current free plan. The new ‘ Okta Starter Developer Edition,’ as it’s called, allows developers to scale up to 15,000 monthly active users — up from only 1,000 on i

OneStream raises $200M, now valued at $6B after its enterprise-focused financial software sees a surge of use

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Digital transformation is the name of the game these days, and companies that are enabling businesses to take a leap into the future, by helping them tackle their most complex operations, are reaping the rewards. In the latest development, OneStream , a startup that provides a toolkit of services to enterprises to help them run financial operations (for example, reporting, planning, tax and more)

Space Jam: A New Legacy's Most WTF Cameos From the New Trailer

100+Gizmodo / 3h
Space Jam has always been about bringing worlds together, but we’ve never seen anything like this. The first trailer dropped for Space Jam: A New Legacy, the sequel to the ‘90s film, and while it focuses primarily on the stars (aka LeBron James and the Looney Tunes), the world of the film is also filled to the brim… Read more...

United recruits for new flying school as airlines resume hiring pilots to meet booming demand

100+The Points Guy / 3h
United Airlines announced Tuesday that it will begin recruiting the first class of future pilots to go through its new flight school. The airline announced in February, 2020 that it would purchase the Westwind School of Aeronautics in Phoenix, Arizona, and rebrand it as part of its Aviate pilot development program. Want more airline-specific news? Sign up for TPG’s free new biweekly Aviation news

Get 70 Days of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $9 and Prep for Hot Gamer Summer

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Finally: Australia & New Zealand Launch Quarantine-Free Travel Bubble

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Australia and New Zealand have been two of the most aggressive countries when it comes to managing the coronavirus pandemic, and it looks like we’ll finally see a travel bubble between the two countries rolled out. The Australia & New Zealand travel bubble As of April 19, 2021, Australia and New Zealand intend to launch a travel bubble . In reality, residents of New Zealand have been able to trav

Sonos Roam review: The right speaker at the right price

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58Engadget / 3h
The Sonos Roam is a slim, light, $170 speaker that competes directly with Bluetooth-enabled devices like the Ultimate Ears Boom and Megaboom options. Despite its small size and lower price tag, though, the Roam has a lot more features on board than the average Bluetooth speaker. And that might make it enticing — especially if you already own other Sonos devices.

Fender's Mustang Micro packs impressive amp modelling in a tiny package

44Engadget / 3h
Fender brings its amp modeling chops to a headphone guitar amp.

Should You Really Put a Brick In Your Toilet to Save Water?

64Lifehacker / 3h
Toilets account for nearly 30% of household water use according to the EPA , which means that replacing old ones with newer, more efficient models can take a serious bite out of your water bill. Unfortunately, the significant up-front costs are a dealbreaker for lots of people, leading some to embrace creative… Read more...

Get 70 Days of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $9 and Prep for Hot Gamer Summer

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Watch Out—That 'Call of Duty: Warzone' Cheat Might Be Malware

100+Wired / 3h
Players looking for a leg up are being duped into giving criminals a backdoor into their devices.

Sonos Roam is a stylish portable speaker that's perfect for grilling or chilling at home

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It's not a summer hangout without some jams to fill in those awkward gaps between conversations. Thankfully, Sonos has a new portable speaker that's up to the task. Launching on April 20 for $169, the handsome, lightweight Sonos Roam is aiming to be your portable speaker of choice for small group hangs this summer. But with a form factor that can accommodate tight spaces and multiple forms of dev

JetBlue’s planning to serve some pretty incredible food on economy flights to London

1KThe Points Guy / 3h
Get ready to be blown away by JetBlue’s upcoming economy offering — these transatlantic meals look mighty impressive. JetBlue already revealed its new Mint business-class offering , which will launch soon on the carrier’s flights between the U.S. and London . Now, it looks like economy passengers will experience some notable upgrades as well — beyond the spiffy cabin pictured below. Rendering cou

This 1.5-Pound Stainless Steel Dock Ensures Apple's MagSafe Charger Always Stays Put

32Gizmodo / 3h
The iPhone 12's new MagSafe charging is a marquee feature, but there’s one thing no one ever mentions: Separating the phone from a charger isn’t effortless, which means when you reach for the device and forget it’s being charged, you can yank the cable a little too hard. Nomad’s solution to the problem is a 1.5-pound… Read more...

The Sonos Roam Packs a Powerful Punch in a Petite Package

32Gizmodo / 3h
One of the first times I ever came across a Sonos speaker was at a swanky outdoor barbecue on a Brooklyn rooftop. I remember it vividly, because the host stopped grilling to spew expletives at his two Sonos speakers. He’d created a specific playlist for the party but Sonos speakers at the time were wifi only—without… Read more...

How to Close All Finder Windows at Once on Mac

How-To Geek / 3h
If you have tons of Finder windows open on your Mac and want to close them all quickly without having to individually close each one, there’s a quick way to do it in Finder. Here’s how. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Sonos Roam Review – A portable speaker to get you hooked

SlashGear / 3h
Sonos needs a gateway for new users, and the Sonos Roam is its answer. What looks like a regular Bluetooth speaker actually hides double the functionality: a portable speaker when you’re on the go, a full-fledged Sonos speaker around the house, and all wrapped up in a ruggedized housing and the company’s lowest price for a new speaker so far. … Continue reading

Chevy drops Camaro 1LE package for V6 and turbo-four for 2022 models

SlashGear / 3h
One of the biggest challenges to buying muscle cars like the Ford Mustang or Chevrolet Camaro today is that prices continually creep up. While the car started out as affordable models for the masses, they are reaching a price point where many who would like to own one simply can’t afford them. Thankfully, Chevrolet has offered some impressive performance packages … Continue reading

The Apple Watch Series 6 is down to $320 on Amazon

52Engadget / 3h
Amazon is selling the Apple Watch Series 6 Product Red edition smartwatch at an all-time low price of $320.

NHS Covid-19 contact tracing app to share QR code venue check-ins

100+BBC News - Technology / 4h
The move should lead to more people being told to get tested for Covid-19.

Challenge.gov launches mask innovation challenge with $500,000 in cash prizes

SlashGear / 4h
Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, we are all familiar with facemasks, sometimes called barrier face coverings. Masks of this order worn on the face to protect the wearer and help filter respiratory secretions from the wearer to prevent disease transmission. All around the world, public health organizations encourage citizens to wear masks in public spaces to reduce the spread of … Continue read

Facebook’s Kustomer buy could face EU probe after merger referral

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The European Union may investigate Facebook’s $1BN acquisition of customer service platform Kustomer after concerns were referred to it under EU merger rules. A spokeswoman for the Commission confirmed it received a request to refer the proposed acquisition from Austria under Article 22 of the EU’s Merger Regulation — a mechanism which allows Member States to flag a proposed transaction that’s no

iRobot’s new robot vacuum cleaner comes with automatic dirt disposal

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The new Roomba i3+ borrows some key features from the slightly pricier i7 and i9 series of robovacs

More U.S. Coal Power Retired Under Trump Than in Obama's Second Term

200+Gizmodo / 4h
Remember all of Donald Trump’s promises to put coal miners back to work? Turns out, his repeated attacks on the environment to try and bail out dirty fuels were all for naught. More coal-fired power was taken off the grid under Trump’s presidency than under former President Barack Obama’s second term, a new analysis … Read more...

Travel is back. Now, points and miles devaluations are (likely) coming

50The Points Guy / 4h
Travel took a huge downturn last year. With air travel dropping to as low as 5% of the normal volume and hotel occupancy under 25% by April 2020, travel brands were in survival mode. One of the ways airlines tried to stay afloat was by leveraging their loyalty programs. In fact, last summer American Airlines and United each secured billions in government loans using their rewards programs as coll

Google Cloud joins the FinOps Foundation

83TechCrunch / 4h
Google Cloud today announced that it is joining the FinOps Foundation as a Premier Member. The FinOps Foundation is a relatively new open-source foundation, hosted by the Linux Foundation, that launched last year. It aims to bring together companies in the ‘cloud financial management’ space to establish best practices and standards. As the term implies, ‘cloud financial management,’ is about the

NASA’s most metal mission will test new, higher-power electric thrusters

88Ars Technica / 4h
The Psyche spacecraft chassis was delivered to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in late March, 2021. [credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech ] A satellite company named Maxar recently delivered a passenger van-sized chunk of spacecraft to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. This chassis will serve as the backbone for a robotic spacecraft that will explore a metallic asteroid for the first time. This a

The 10 Best Video Game Movies Available to Stream

How-To Geek / 4h
Video game movies don’t have the best reputation, and many are closer to curiosities than masterpieces. But there’s still plenty of fun in these movies, especially if you don’t take them seriously. Here are 10 video game movies worth watching. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Define a Great Vim Profile Using .vimrc

How-To Geek / 4h
Vim is an advanced text editor for Linux and Unix operating systems. Recently rated the #1 worldwide Linux editor, Vim is open-source and free. This article will show you how to create a great .vimrc profile. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

2024 GMC Hummer SUV will feature trail mapping and a power station generator

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The GMC Hummer SUV is still a long time coming. However, General Motors is not shy in unloading all the new ‘tactical tech’ for its upcoming electric Hummer SUV, including the brand’s new off-road trail mapping feature and an available power station generator like V2L system in Hyundai and Kia’s Ioniq 5 and EV6, respectively. “GMC’s Hummer EV SUV offers … Continue reading

TikTok is finally adding automatic captions

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TikTok is taking a big step toward making its app more accessible: the app is adding automatic captions, which allows video makers to create subtitles for their clips.

WhatsApp might soon let you migrate chat history between iOS and Android

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WhatsApp users switching from Android to iPhone currently have to endure a pretty annoying issue: there's no official way to transfer your chat history to the new device. This might change soon. According to WABetaInfo , a future WhatsApp update for iOS and Android will bring the possibility to migrate chat histories from iOS to Android and vice versa. The outlet supplied a screenshot of the repo

These lesser-known cryptocurrencies are driving the market to new heights

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A surge in the price of altcoins has seen the crypto market capitalization reach a major new milestone.

Lenovo's ThinkPad and Chrome OS Are a Seriously Great Pair

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The best of ThinkPads come to this Chromebook, along with some speedy new AMD processors.

Reforestation Is Great! But We're Running Out of Seeds

200+Wired / 4h
Planting trees is a popular solution to carbon emissions. But where will all those seedlings come from?

FBI probes match-fixing in Counter-Strike eSports

100+BBC News - Technology / 4h
Details of the investigation with Australia's Esports Integrity Commission revealed in YouTube chat.

3D printed all-optical diffractive deep neural network created at UCLA

SlashGear / 4h
Researchers from UCLA have used a 3D printer to create an artificial neural network able to analyze large volumes of data and identify objects at the speed of light. The system is called a diffractive deep neural network (D2NN). It uses the light scattered by an object to identify the object. UCLA researchers based the system on a deep learning-based … Continue reading

Is This The Worst Argument Yet Against Vaccine Passports?

View from the Wing / 4h
Vaccine passports can be a temporary tool that allows travel to re-open. Since several Covid-19 vaccines have been shown not just to protect the person that's vaccinated, but also to prevent spread, they can help assure a country that visitors who have had a shot are less likely to infect their citizens with the virus. There are complex arguments - both practical and ethical - around vaccine pass

HP Chromebook 11a with Google Assistant launched at Rs 21,999

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Powered by the MediaTek MT8183 Octa-core Processor, the new HP Chromebook 11a with voice-enabled Google Assistant, a free Google One subscription is priced at Rs 21,999.

Here’s why Oculus Rift 2 didn’t happen – and why it never will

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Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey shared information that the Rift 2 was cancelled twice.

Valve Index 2: rumors, predictions and what we want from the VR headset

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Here’s a rundown of everything we currently know about the Valve Index 2 and what we want to see from the VR device.

The Morning After: Federal labor regulators say Amazon illegally fired two employees

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56Engadget / 4h
Today's headlines: Yahoo Answers is shutting down on May 4th, Federal labor agency says Amazon illegally fired climate activists and someone made a playable, TV-sized Nintendo Switch.

How to Use the Internet from China

How-To Geek / 4h
If you’re visiting China and want to use the internet, you’re in for a nasty surprise: Many sites you take for granted, like Google and Facebook, can’t be accessed from the People’s Republic. This block, often called the Great Firewall, can be annoying, although there are some ways to get around it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Tool checks phone numbers from Facebook data breach

1KBBC News - Technology / 4h
A new online tool lets users check their phone numbers against the leaked database.

Apple's 128GB 10.2-inch iPad is back to an all-time low at Best Buy

41Engadget / 4h
The 128GB 10-inch iPad is back to $380 on Best Buy, $50 less than its original price of $430.

Images of Sony Xperia 1 III smartphone leaked by case maker

SlashGear / 4h
Sony can’t be pleased with case and accessory maker Olixar after it leaked images of some of its cases for Sony’s coming Xperia 1 III smartphone. The rub for Sony was that not only did Olixar show off its clear cases, but the renderings show the Sony smartphone essentially naked ahead of the official launch. Reports indicate that the images … Continue reading

Google's Pixel 5 April update appears to boost GPU performance

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Google's Pixel 5 flagship phone has reportedly witnessed a massive improvement in GPU performance following an April security update.

Massive New Bailout Of Air France, Including Funds From China

View from the Wing / 5h
Last year Air France KLM received $12.3 billion in government aid. Now the government of France will provide a new $4.7 billion in support, while the Dutch government is in talks with European regulators over an additional $1.18 billion. The new aid to Air France is “a state-backed recapitalization,” converting loans from the government into “bonds with no maturity” along with additional capital

Protect Your Online Privacy With the Winston Hardware Filter

Futurism / 5h
As we conduct more of our lives online, we’re realizing just how much we do in public, whether we realize it or not. And while some violations of privacy are more egregious than others , you don’t have to put up with them. The Winston Privacy Filter makes privacy as simple as plugging it into your router, and right now you can get it for $179, a savings of 10% . When you connect Winston, you have

LG reveals 2021 soundbar line with sustainable designs

SlashGear / 5h
LG has announced the global rollout of its 2021 lineup of soundbars. Some of the models in the line promise a premium audio experience along with versatility and community control while sporting eco-conscious designs and packaging. The entire line is also designed to complement LG’s 2021 line of televisions. A new feature for 2021 in some of the soundbars is … Continue reading

Vietnam Lifts Ban on Boeing 737 Max Aircraft

Gizmodo / 5h
The government of Vietnam has lifted a ban on Boeing 737 Max aircraft, according to Reuters , citing Vietnamese state media. The ban on the planes was put in place following two crashes that killed 346 people in 2018 and 2019. Read more...

Australia and New Zealand to launch quarantine-free travel bubble this month

200+The Points Guy / 5h
Australia and New Zealand are nearly ready to launch their long-awaited travel bubble for quarantine-free journeys between the two countries. On Tuesday, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the plan to launch a travel bubble with Australia, which is set to launch on April 19, 2021. Sign up to receive the daily TPG newsletter for more travel news! The move later this month will b

Outriders could follow in Diablo's footsteps

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Outriders developer People Can Fly have revealed that the co-op shooter could look more like Diablo in the future.

Shell invests in LanzaJet to speed up deliveries of its synthetic aviation fuel

100+TechCrunch / 5h
The energy giant Shell has joined a slew of strategic investors including All Nippon Airways, Suncor Energy, Mitsui, and British Airways in funding LanzaJet, the company commercializing a process to convert alcohol into jet fuel. A spin-off from LanzaTech, one of the last surviving climate tech startups from the first cleantech boom that’s still privately held, LanzaJet is taking a phased investm

How analytics can help to catch and convict criminals

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Organized crime is on the rise, courts bursting at the seams. How can analytics help?

This humongous Nintendo Switch is anything but Lite

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A space software engineer has created a giant Nintendo Switch and donated it to a good cause.

How to watch 2021 Masters: times and online live stream details from anywhere

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Champ Dustin Johnson and big hitting Bryson DeChambeau among the pre-tournament favorites - discover how to watch a Masters 2021 live stream online from wherever you are.

Hackers are actively abusing this security suite to execute attacks

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FBI warns hackers are looking for unpatched Fortinet devices.

Powerful all-AMD gaming laptops are on the horizon

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Laptops have been spotted with the latest AMD Ryzen and AMD Radeon components that could destroy Intel and Nvidia's head start.

Cadillac Lyric electric SUV begins pre-production testing at the GM testing center

SlashGear / 5h
Cadillac has bold ambitions for the Lyriq SUV and electrification in general. Most recently, Mahmoud Samara, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at General Motors, went to social media and shared a pre-production photo of the Cadillac Lyriq strutting its wares at the GM proving grounds in Michigan. Sure, the image depicts a heavily camouflaged version of Cadillac’s first-ever all-electric … Con

The best Marriott properties for every budget in Miami Beach

52The Points Guy / 5h
With balmy weather almost year-round and so much to see, eat, drink and do, it’s no wonder that Miami attracts so many tourists each year. Between the powdery white-sand beaches, abundant and varied cuisine, buzzing nightlife scene and rich cultural experiences, there’s something for every kind of traveler. However, as a result, this South Florida city often commands high prices — during peak sea

Empathy emerges from stealth with $13M for a digital assistant aimed at bereaved families

100+TechCrunch / 5h
Death, despite being one of the most inevitable of life’s events, can also be one of the most complicated and problematic. Fraught with emotional and religious complexities, for many families it can also come with financial and organizational ones. Today, a startup called Empathy is coming out of stealth with the aim of taking some of the stigma out of working on some of those challenges head-on,

Casted raises $7M to scale its B2B podcast platform

100+TechCrunch / 5h
Historically, podcasts have been aimed at consumers. The value to be gained in the B2B world is something that has been largely untapped. For Lindsay Tjepkema — who has been entrenched in the world of B2B marketing for more than 15 years — the opportunity was massive. So in 2019, she founded Casted , an audio and video podcast product aimed at B2B marketers. And now Casted has raised $7 million i

I Use Motion Smoothing on My TV—and Maybe You Should Too

97Wired / 5h
There, I said it! But there are some good reasons to use it, depending on your display.

Let's Just Agree That Stadia Is Actually Fine

100+Wired / 5h
So Google's cloud-based gaming service isn't perfect. But for plenty of players, it's enough.

The Healing Power of Javascript

100+Wired / 5h
For some of us—isolates, happy in the dark—code is therapy, an escape and a path to hope in a troubled world.

Falcons, Lokis, Nerd Canons, and Why You Don’t Have to Care

100+Wired / 5h
It’s possible to keep up with all of Marvel, Star Wars, Star Trek, and even DC, if you want. The good news is, you don’t gotta.

Save on the Sony WF-XB700 with these stellar wireless earbuds deals

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The Sony WF-XB700 wireless earbuds have been discounted in the US and the UK.

Google cloud storage cutbacks delayed, but not for everyone

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Google is giving users additional time to make arrangements before its new cloud storage policies take effect.

Regulating AI without stifling innovation

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Can AI grow unchecked, or does it need regulation to ensure its use for good?

Samsung OLED TV hybrids are in the works, says report

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A new report is claiming that Samsung is currently prototyping its QD-OLED TV hybrids, and that they could enter mass production before the end of 2021.

Want to worry about the next pandemic? Spillover.global has you covered

63Ars Technica / 5h
Enlarge / Researchers with Franceville interdisciplinary Medical Research Centre (CIRMF, Centre Interdisciplinaire Medical de Recherches de Franceville) collect samples from a bat on November 25, 2020 inside a cave in the Zadie region in Gabon. We didn't know about the SARS-CoV-2 virus until it showed up in humans. But previous experience with other coronaviruses that had jumped into humans (SARS

Microsoft mocks Apple iPad Pro in new ad – but is attacking its rival the right move?

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A new Surface Pro 7 advert takes aim at the iPad Pro, but will Microsoft’s aggressive tactics pay off?

TP-link Archer AX73 gigabit Wi-Fi 6 router supports 5400 Mbps speeds

SlashGear / 5h
TP-link has been making networking gear and other products for a long time. The company has debuted its latest AX5400 dual-band gigabit Wi-Fi 6 router called the Archer AX73. The router supports data speeds of up to 5400 Mbps for fast browsing, streaming, and downloading various content at the same time. Support for Wi-Fi 6 gives the router the top … Continue reading

Tim Cook breaks silence on the Apple Car

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Apple boss Tim Cook hints at the company’s autonomous vehicle plans.

10 Tech Troubleshooting Tips to Fix Your Gadgets

60How-To Geek / 6h
How you fix a problem ultimately depends on what that problem is. At the same time, many of the most common technology problems have simple and easy solutions. Here are 10 common troubleshooting tricks you need to know. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Wobbly humanoid robot is learning to use hands for balance

28Mashable / 6h
Created by researchers at TUM in Germany, 'LOLA' is a humanoid bipedal robot learning to move using its arms. While its movements are not yet fully autonomous, it could be a huge step in the right direction for human-like robots to maintain their balance. Read more... More about Robot , Balance , Humanoid , Tech , and Innovations

Squarespace vs. Wix vs. Weebly: How do these top website builders compare?

Mashable / 6h
Three of the biggest names in the website building game are Squarespace, Wix, and Weebly. Heck, if you've barely even scratched the surface of creating your own website, you've still probably heard of them (and with good reason). All three of these site builders are truly worthy of your attention, whether you need a website to show off your creative skills, sell some goods for your budding online

Clubhouse payments let you send money to creators

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Save on a portable power bank with built-in slots for your AirPods

Mashable / 6h
TL;DR: Charge your phone plus a pair of AirPods or AirPods Pro with a Chargeworx portable battery pack. As of April 6, grab one on sale for $41.99 — a 16% savings. If you’re planning to disconnect from the chaos of the world and enjoy the solitude of nature in the near future, be sure you’re equipped with the proper gear — including a power bank. You never know when you’ll need to use your phone

Make marketing graphics in just a few clicks with a design app on sale

25Mashable / 6h
TL;DR: Create graphics like a pro with the RelayThat Design App , which is on sale for 91% off. As of April 6, get a single user lifetime subscription for only $59.99 . RelayThat is a design automation app that helps you create on-brand marketing graphics, then remix and resize them to fit the right channel, whether that's Instagram Stories, Facebook Ads, flyers, web banners, or tweets. On the ap

This Ecovacs robot vacuum doubles as a mop — and it's on sale

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TL;DR: Get started on spring cleaning with a refurbished Ecovacs DEEBOT 661 convertible robot vacuum cleaner on sale for 43% off. As of April 6, get it for $169.99. Even if you happen to love cleaning , keeping your home tidy can often feel like a burden. It’s a time-consuming and monotonous, yet necessary, chore. Delegate some of the work to a robot. Deebot 661, the convertible robot vacuum from

Filter out ads and trackers with this privacy device on sale

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TL;DR: Filter out ads and trackers and keep your location private online with the Winston Privacy Filter , on sale for $179 as of April 6 — a 10% discount. Being online nowadays has many strings attached. From worrying about your identity being stolen to pop-up ads slowing you down, the list of problems associated with being online can feel endless. Thanks to the Winston Privacy Filter , a hardwa

US Supreme Court backs Google over Oracle in billion-dollar court case

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Court finds nothing wrong with Google’s reimplementation of Java code in Android.

CERN ALPHA collaboration cools antihydrogen atoms with laser light

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Researchers at the ALPHA collaboration at CERN have for the first time succeeded in cooling down antihydrogen atoms using laser light. Antihydrogen is the simplest form of atomic antimatter, and the technique known as laser cooling was first demonstrated four decades ago on normal matter. Laser cooling is commonly used in many research fields. The first application of laser cooling … Continue rea

Next Apple TV could have 4K 120Hz gaming support

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Apple could be testing 120Hz refresh rate support for the next Apple TV, based on code found within the latest tvOS beta program.

Outriders gets the weirdest Nvidia GPU exclusive yet – the ability to pause the game

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Here’s a trick to pause Outriders in single-player – but it won’t work for AMD GPUs.

Stripe launches in the UAE

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The launch will allows UAE businesses to easily manage and accept online transactions through multiple platforms

Goodbye Oculus Rift S, we won’t miss you

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Facebook will no longer restock Oculus Rift S VR headsets when they sell out.

2022 Subaru BRZ STI performance accessories unveiled in Japan

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The 2022 Subaru BRZ is receiving a sportier lineup of exterior go-fast accessories and STI performance parts. But there’s a catch (two, actually). First, it seems these yummy STI performance parts are for the Japanese market BRZ only. And lastly, the pieces are currently under development, coinciding with a heavily camouflaged BRZ spotted doing the rounds at Fuji Speedway last … Continue reading

Verizon builds first European private 5G network at Port of Southampton

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Verizon's international private 5G platform lands in the UK.

I Called Off My Wedding. The Internet Will Never Forget

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In 2019, I made a painful decision. But to the algorithms that drive Facebook, Pinterest, and a million other apps, I'm forever getting married.

Amazon sends out invites to trial Alexa in the UAE

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The company has sent out emails to select Amazon users to trial their popular digital assistant in the UAE

LG exits the phone business

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Stepping away from phone manufacturing and sales enables company to focus on growth sectors including EVs, IoT and B2B solutions

Everyday users are facing more cyberattacks than ever

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Ransomware, fake apps, and vulnerable smart home devices are posing a threat to consumers everywere.

After its first $54M fund, Algebra Ventures launches $90M fund for startups in Egypt

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The venture capital scene in the North African tech ecosystem will be absolutely buzzing right now with the announcement of two large VC funds in the space of two days . Today, Algebra Ventures , an Egyptian VC firm, announced that it has launched its $90 million second fund . Four years ago, Algebra Ventures closed its first fund of $54 million, and with this announcement, the firm hopes to have

Sony's LED Bravia TVs with 'cognitive intelligence' start at $1,299

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Sony has unveiled its first LED models with the Cognitive Processor XR that are more reasonably priced than the OLED models.

MIT creates a hydrogel shell to keep bacterial sensors from escaping into the wild

SlashGear / 7h
Scientists have been developing strains of engineered bacteria that are intended to be used as sensors for detecting environmental contaminants. The bacteria can be used to detect contaminants like heavy metals. If deployed in the environment, the sensors can help the scientists track how pollutant levels change over time across a wide geographic area. The caveat is that there was … Continue read

Japan's Central Bank Launches One-Year Test of Digital Currency

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Japan’s central bank has started trials of a new digital currency in an effort to experiment with how it might be used, the Bank of Japan announced on Monday . The announcement comes after the Chinese government revealed it was doing something very similar with a digital yuan in early March . Read more...

Is 50GB of data enough for your next SIM only deal?

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Looking at new SIM only deals? You might now be questioning how much data you need and we would argue 50GB is enough.

India’s CRED valued at $2.2 billion in new $215 million fundraise

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Two-year-old CRED has become the youngest Indian startup to be valued at $2 billion or higher. Bangalore-based CRED said on Tuesday it has raised $215 million in a new funding round — a Series D — that valued the Indian startup at $2.2 billion (post-money), up from about $800 million valuation in the $81 million Series C round in January this year . New investor Falcon Edge Capital and existing i

Can't afford OLED? These Sony 4K TVs are much better value

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The Sony X90J and X80J 4K TVs may not have OLED panels, but they do have price tags to make them worth considering – and they're now available for pre-order.

Star Trek: Picard season 2 trailer narrows down release date

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Picard returns in 2022, and a major character from The Next Generation is being reintroduced in season 2.

Microsoft Teams is finally taking this super useful Zoom feature

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Meeting codes are coming to Microsoft Teams, but is it too little, too late?

Brighton-based MPB snaps up $69M to build out its used camera equipment marketplace

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Used-goods marketplaces, an online staple since the beginning of the internet as we know it, have really come into their own during the Covid-19 pandemic: they’ve been a place for people clearing out their domestic spaces to list items that they have that are still in good shape, making some money in the process; and for buyers, they are a resource for finding items at a time when shopping in per

Bob W, the ‘tech-driven’ hospitality provider, raises €10M in seed funding

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Bob W , the self-described “tech-driven” hospitality provider that offers an alternative to traditional hotels and short-stay rentals, is disclosing €10 million in seed funding. Leading the round, which included a first tranche of €4 million last year, is byFounders VC and private equity firm Finnish Industry Investment (Tesi). Other European real estate and venture capitalist investors participa

Lenovo’s next gaming phone photographed with a built-in fan

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The Lenovo Legion 2 Pro has been caught on camera with a visible built-in fan to keep it cool.

The Robots Are Coming … to Mow Your Lawn

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Gas-power yard equipment spews noise and pollutants. Newer models, using batteries or electricity, are quieter and greener, and might even manage themselves.

Will.i.am. and Honeywell Unveil $299 Face Mask

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Will.i.am and Honeywell introduce the first connected mask. Think sneakers meet smartphones.

You can now play Valheim in VR

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Steam survival breakout hit Valheim gets a VR mod makeover.

Oppo patents LG-like dual-screen phone

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Oppo has patented a new dual-screen device that LG would be proud of, if a company could be proud.

Chrome is gaining a handy tab group revival option – try it now

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New feature lands in the browser's History tool, allowing you to restore a whole group of recently closed tabs.

Star Trek: Discovery season 4 trailer teases a new unstoppable foe

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The first teaser for season 4 has landed online, and it seems that the Discovery crew are in for another rough ride.

The New Hummer SUV EV Actually Looks Like a Hummer, Starts at $80,000

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When GM announced its first Hummer EV back in October 2021, it went with a pickup truck look that only mildly resembled the classic Hummer. Now GM is back with a new Hummer SUV EV, and it truly looks the part. But at a starting price of $110,000, the cost looks the part too. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Watch Over 3,000 Drones Fly Together for the Best Car Commercial Yet

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Genesis, Hyundai’s luxury vehicle brand, just set a new Guinness World Record for “The Most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Airborne Simultaneously” in Shanghai on March 29. At the peak of the performance, 3,281 drones were mobilized to display the brand’s logo and other design formations. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Samsung's Adidas-Branded Galaxy Buds Pro Are Straight Fire 🔥

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Samsung is tackling South Korea’s bustling streetwear scene with the Adidas-branded Galaxy Buds Pro “Special Pack,” a limited edition set that places the Galaxy Buds Pro in a sneaker box and miniature snapback charging case. Unfortunately, the $250 “Special Pack” is a South Korean exclusive and limited to just 6,000 units. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Wyze Cam v3 Gets a Window Mount for Easy Outdoor Security

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The Wyze Cam v3 is a versatile security camera for inside and outside the home. But outdoor use requires running a power cable, which can difficult at best. You can put the camera in a window, but you’ll deal with glare. But we discovered an official $5 window mount that could solve that problem. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Google's latest acquisition could lead to spatial audio for the Pixel Buds

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Google recently acquired a 3D audio startup that could lead to new features for the Pixel Buds or any of its other future products.

Rainbow Six: Parasite 5-minute gameplay has been leaked

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Rainbow Six: Parasite saw a gameplay leak of a whole hour earlier which was removed, and now another 5-minute gameplay has been leaked.

Cheap Fitbit deal: Fitbit Versa 3 is back to its lowest ever price at Amazon

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Stay on top of your fitness with the powerful Fitbit Versa 3 smartwatch, now £159 at Amazon.

One of Nvidia’s best features for RTX GPUs now works with GTX graphics cards

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Smart noise canceling tech can now be used by pretty much anyone with an Nvidia GPU.

LG V70 with Snapdragon 888 was probably near to release

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The LG V70 flagship smartphone has surfaced on AI-Benchmark, revealing a Snapdragon 888 inside. However, it has been cancelled.

The next Apple TV may support 4K 120Hz gaming

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The next Apple TV model might support 120Hz refresh rates, presumably at 4K.

Snapdragon 888-powered LG V70 was probably not too far

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The LG V70 flagship smartphone has surfaced on AI-Benchmark, revealing a Snapdragon 888 inside. However, it has been cancelled.

Realme Buds Air 2 Neo price, features and specifications

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Realme Buds Air 2 Neo true wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation and 28 hours of battery life will launch in India soon.

Flipkart partners with Mahindra Logistics to deploy EVs in delivery fleet

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Flipkart has already partnered with many OEMs and introduced two and three-wheeler electric vehicles in its supply chain.

Lenovo Legion 2 Pro gaming phone to get a built-in fan

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Although it has long been playing in the PC gaming market, Lenovo’s Legion brand arrived late to the smartphone game. While the likes of the ASUS ROG Phone is already at its fourth major iteration, Lenovo will only be announcing its second gaming phone this week. The Lenovo Legion 2 Pro, however, has a few tricks up its sleeves that … Continue reading

Charles raises €6.4M seed to bring ‘conversational commerce’ to WhatsApp

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Charles , a Berlin-based startup that offers a “conversational-commerce” SaaS for businesses that want to sell on WhatsApp and other chat apps, has raised €6.4 million in funding. Led by Accel and HV Capital, the seed funding will be used by the company to scale and meet existing demand for its conversational commerce platform. Launched in 2020 by Artjem Weissbeck and Andreas Tussing after the pa

Egyptian VC firm Sawari Ventures finally closes $71M fund for North African startups

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Egyptian-based VC firm Sawari Ventures has closed its $71 million fund for North Africa’s rapidly growing startup ecosystem . The firm first announced its fund in 2018, when it closed an initial $35 million (which subsequently increased to $41 million) in hopes to close at $70 million, per Menabytes . The investors in the first tranche included CDC (which forked over $12 million ), European Inves

Oppo F19 is a sleek phone with a 5,000mAh battery

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Oppo F19 is the new budget phone with a sleek design and big battery. The Oppo F19 joins the Oppo F19 Pro and Oppo F19 Pro Plus.

Hey, Spotify wake word rollout paves the way for the Car Thing

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It seems that there is no stopping Spotify from launching a product that no one asked for. Of course, the alleged Car Thing might just be an experimental product as Spotify claims but the pieces are falling into place for an eventual launch. In addition to an FCC sighting, the music streaming king is reportedly rolling out the “Hey, Spotify” … Continue reading

Trust IRIS for a whole new way to video

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Up your company's video conference game with Trust IRIS.

Amazon SG has launched a brand new gaming store – these are the best deals

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Amazon's new "one-stop shop" for gamers is now open with a number of great deals already on offer.

WhatsApp may be working on chat migration feature between Android and iOS

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WhatsApp is apparently working on a feature that will allow for cross-platform chat backups from Android and iOS. This is one of longest existing issues with WhatsApp chat backups.

India mulls 'touchless’ Covid vaccination process

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National Health Authority chief R S Sharma has said UIDAI's facial recognition algorithms will soon be rolled out at vaccination centres to make the vaccination process seamless and touchless.

Amazfit Bip U Pro with GPS launched for Rs 4,999

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Amazfit Bip U Pro is now official in India with built-in GPS and Alexa voice assistant. It is priced at Rs 4,999.

Clubhouse teams up with Stripe so anybody can send creators money

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Clubhouse has teamed up with Stripe to introduce Clubhouse Payments, which gives all users a way to send money directly to speakers on the platform.

WhatsApp might soon have chat history transfer between iOS, Android

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Despite the many privacy concerns WhatsApp has recently been involved in courtesy of parent company Facebook, there are still many users that remain heavily invested in the messaging service. To be fair, WhatsApp does currently have strong privacy safeguards, at least for now, and it is expanding its features to support a multi-device world. Ironically, those two goals don’t always … Continue rea

Apple TV with long-awaited feature seen in tvOS 14.5 beta

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Although it has been investing heavily in its digital content services, like the Apple TV app and Apple TV+ streaming subscription, the Apple TV hardware itself hasn’t exactly seen much action in the past years. The current 5th generation box, which launched nearly four years ago, only added 4K 2160p support and not much else. A refresh is definitely long-overdue … Continue reading

Remote working: Is Big Tech going off work from home?

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After much hype about working from home, some tech companies are getting cold feet.

Taiwan-based MLOps startup InfuseAI raises $4.3M Series A led by Wistron Corporation

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AI models not only take time to build and train, but also to deploy in an organization’s workflow. That’s where MLOps (machine learning operations) companies come in, helping clients scale their AI technology. InfuseAI , a MLOps startup based in Taiwan, announced today it has raised a $4.3 million Series A, led by original design manufacturer Wistron Corporation, with participation from Hive Vent

iPhone can’t sideload apps – here’s why according to Tim Cook

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Apple CEO Tim Cook explained in an interview why alternative App Stores won’t be popping up on iPhones via side loading any time soon.

Oculus Rift S discontinuation marks the end of an era

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Consumer virtual reality systems started out in two kinds. One was completely powered by a smartphone, with the headset acting as a simple holder for the phone and lens. The other was a heavier headset that, despite the heft, still needed to offload its work to a powerful PC. The likes of the Google Cardboard have silently disappeared into the … Continue reading

Always Have a Metronome to Keep You On Beat With the Soundbrenner Smart Watch

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Every musician knows the steady click-click-click of the metronome. It’s a tool so powerful, it can teach physics as well as music. Yet you can’t always bring one with you, and they can be distracting as well as helpful. The Soundbrenner smartwatch changes all of that by bringing wearable technology to the metronome. The Soundbrenner is a vibrating metronome, so right away you get rid of the clic

Clubhouse launches payments feature - Here's how it works

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The feature to receive payments on Clubhouse will initially be available only to a small test group, and later rolled out to other customers. But all users will be able to send payments.

Singapore-based career platform Glints gets $22.5M in Series C funding

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Glints , the Singapore-based career platform, announced today it has raised $22.5 million in Series C funding led by Japanese human resources management firm PERSOL Holdings. The new capital will be used on Glints’ expansion in Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and Taiwan and hiring for its product and engineering teams. Glints co-founder and chief executive officer Oswald Yeo said this is the larges

KKR closes $15 billion fund targeting consumption and urbanization in Asia

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KKR has just closed $15 billion for its Asia-focused private equity fund, exceeding its original target size after receiving “strong support” from new and existing global investors, including those in the Asia Pacific region. The new close came nearly four years after KKR raised its Asian Fund III of $9.3 billion and marks the New York-based alternative asset management titan’s ongoing interest i

Xbox Series X restock dates: when will Best Buy, Walmart and GameStop restock

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The next Xbox restock is scheduled for this wee, and you can even get an alert on when and where to buy it. Here are the likely times and dates.

What's on TV this week: 'Them,' 'Thunder Force' and 'Republic Commando'

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This week Netflix premieres a new superhero flick with Melissa McCarthy and a Dolly Parton tribute.