Wednesday, June 02, 2021

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Rescuers question what3words' use in emergencies

11KBBC News - Technology / 7h
Mountain Rescue in England and Wales shows the BBC dozens of wrong addresses it has been given.

Huawei P50 wasn't unveiled today, but we've just had a glimpse of the design

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The Huawei P50 was teased during the company's HarmonyOS 2 launch, but it won't be coming until later this year.

Donald Trump's blog is dead

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500+Engadget / 4h
Like too many web empires of yore, Donald Trump's blog page is no more.

Tesla Files Patent for Burger Chain at Supercharger Locations

Futurism / 5min
Teslaburger Electric automaker Tesla may be planning an unusual pivot in its business model: burger joints or other restaurants next to its network of charging stations. Tesla recently filed a number of trademarks in the restaurant industry, Electrek reports , suggesting that Tesla-branded restaurants could be coming soon. It’s a reasonable move for the company — drivers are essentially captive a

The Universal Monsters Come to Life in This Frighteningly Detailed Artwork

Gizmodo / 7min
The Universal Monsters —Dracula, Frankenstein, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, the Wolf Man, and the Creature from the Black Lagoon —are some of the most iconic, unforgettable characters in cinema history. They’re characters so famous almost every single pop culture artist has done an interpretation of one or the other.… Read more...

Engineers Have Created a Simple Slide Coating That Can Impressively Boost the Resolution of a Microscope

Gizmodo / 7min
A light-powered microscope has a resolution limit of around 200 nanometers—which makes observing specimens smaller or closer together than that all but impossible. Engineers at the University of California San Diego have found a clever way to improve the resolution of a conventional microscope, but surprisingly it… Read more...

Microsoft expands its Airband internet access project to major cities

Engadget / 10min
It aims to lower broadband service costs and help people obtain devices and digital skills.

Apple job listing mentions “homeOS” days before WWDC keynote

Ars Technica / 11min
Enlarge / Apple's discontinued HomePod. (credit: Jeff Dunn ) A reference to "homeOS" was recently found in an Apple job listing, suggesting that Apple may have plans to change how it classifies and presents the software running on devices like the HomePod mini in the future. Twitter user Javier Lacort discovered the terminology in an Apple Music-related job listing and posted a screenshot to Twit

You can grab another 12 months of PlayStation Plus for $45 today

Ars Technica / 11min
Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) Today's Dealmaster is headlined by a nifty deal on PlayStation Plus, while 12-month subscriptions to Sony's online gaming service are currently available for $45 at various retailers. We've seen year-long memberships go for less on multiple occasions over the years, but this discount is still $15 off the service's usual going rate. The discount comes as part of Sony

Startup Alley tickets are selling out in record numbers

TechCrunch / 22min
Beware! There isn’t much time left to apply for Startup Alley . Take advantage of this opportunity before it’s too late. When you purchase a ticket for Startup Alley, you can opt into being considered for a spot in our inaugural Startup Alley+ cohort. This very cool and downright extraordinary business development opportunity kicks off in July and takes you through TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 (Septem

HBO Max launches ad-supported subscription for $9.99 per month

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TechCrunch / 22min
“Game of Thrones” might be over, but HBO Max is still breaking new ground, and even breaking the internet – this past weekend, HBO Max blacked out right before the finale of “ Mare of Easttown ,” likely due to traffic. But if you haven’t hopped aboard the HBO Max train yet, it might be time to try it out. Today, the streaming platform premieres an ad-supported subscription at $9.99 per month. Its

Confluent’s IPO brings a high-growth, high-burn SaaS model to the public markets

TechCrunch / 22min
Confluent became the latest company to announce its intent to take the IPO route, officially filing its S-1 paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission this week. The company, which has raised over $455 million since it launched in 2014, was most recently valued at just over $4.5 billion when it raised $250 million last April. What does Confluent do? It built a streaming data platf

Pentagram aims to cut through the noise of EV sound design

TechCrunch / 22min
What does an electric vehicle sound like when it goes from 0 to 60, when it signals a turn, when it’s powered down for the night? EV motors have fewer parts and are therefore incredibly silent, which presents safety concerns for drivers who recognize speed by sound and pedestrians who can’t hear an approaching vehicle. In 2019, regulators in Europe and the U.S. began requiring EVs to have warning

Autism diagnosis software gets FDA authorization

SlashGear / 23min
The US Food and Drug Administration has authorized marketing for software designed to help diagnose autism spectrum disorder in young kids. The software, which is called Cognoa ASD Diagnosis Aid, is intended for healthcare providers who have observed possible ASD symptoms in toddlers and young children ages 18 months to 5 years. Cognoa ASD Diagnosis Aid is a machine learning-based … Continue read

Hackers Now Ruining Summer With Ransomware Attack on Martha's Vineyard Ferry

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Gizmodo / 25min
Not content with having attacked our nation’s beer , hamburgers , and oil , ransomware hackers now also want to ruin Americans’ summer vacation, too. Read more...

It's Not Too Late to Plant a Garden That Will Thrive in the Heat

Lifehacker / 25min
All of planting is dictated by the time until the first frost . Cold weather kills growth and causes plants go dormant; seedlings planted too close to the first frost won’t grow. (This is why indoor gardens are so appealing.) Similar rules apply to the hottest parts of the year—while I personally love basking in the… Read more...

Chevron Celebrates Pride While Funding Bigots in Congress

Gizmodo / 31min
Hey, queer people, listen up: Chevron is totally cool with you, and that’s super cool of them! At least that’s the message Chevron is sending this month, as it lines up its advertising to once again celebrate Pride. But Chevron’s Pride celebrations can’t hide the fact that the politicians the company props up each… Read more...

Elon Musk Tweets About “Baby Shark,” Causing Financial Chaos

Futurism / 34min
Elon Shark Seemingly innocuous tweets by one of the richest people in the world should arguably be met with a dismissive shrug shake of the head. But when it’s Elon Musk, errant posts can send entire markets into a tailspin. In the latest instance, the Tesla CEO sent shares of Samsung Publishing soaring by more than ten percent CNBC reports . How? He tweeted about the children’s musical blockbust

Bill Nelson is delivering his first State of NASA address at 3PM ET

Engadget / 34min
Tune in to NASA's YouTube channel at 3pm ET on Wednesday to watch Administrator Bill Nelson deliver his inaugural State of NASA address.

Lyft's first in-house ebike reflects light like a street sign

Engadget / 34min
Lyft's new ebike features a built-in speaker system and LCD display, as well as host of other features.

Garmin just announced an LTE capable Forerunner watch. We spent a week with it

Ars Technica / 39min
Enlarge / The Garmin 945 LTE family. (credit: Garmin ) Garmin just announced the new Forerunner 945 LTE and Forerunner 55 running smartwatches, and I know what you’re thinking: “Garmin finally caved and made a full-blown, cellular-connected smartwatch!” Not quite. The new device does have LTE connectivity, which requires a monthly subscription of either $5.99 (with an annual contract) or $6.99 (w

Dark Horse Wants to Turn Its Comic Book Stars Into Video Game Heroes

Gizmodo / 55min
I mean, DC’s got Warner Bros.’ gaming studios . Marvel went big to get Spider-Man and Avengers games out. So it kind of makes sense that Dark Horse wants a piece of the pixelated pie for its bevy of comics licenses—there’s a lot of potential. Read more...

Amazon Prime Day 2021 dates and one important tip

SlashGear / 58min
Here in June of 2021, Amazon Prime Day will take place near the end of the month, jam packed full of products. Like other Amazon Prime Day events, this newest Amazon Prime Day 2021 will contain a whole bunch of products with prices slightly lower than they would otherwise be. As with other Amazon Prime Day events, it’s important to … Continue reading

Two New Points Transfer Bonuses – Star Alliance And Hawaii

View from the Wing / 1h
A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading ...

HBO Max now offers a (partially) ad-supported service tier

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Ars Technica / 1h
Enlarge / If you want Warner Bros. same-day movie premieres, you'll need to stick to the original $15/mo plan—the new ad-supported plan won't offer them. (credit: Jeff Kravitz / Getty Images ) Wednesday morning, HBO Max rolled out a new, partially ad-supported service plan. Consumers can now choose between the original ad-free plan at $15 per month or the new, ad-supported plan at $10 per month—t

Facebook’s Spark AR platform expands to video calling with Multipeer API

TechCrunch / 1h
At today’s F8 developer conference, Facebook announced new capabilities for Spark AR, its flagship AR creation software. Since Spark AR was announced at F8 2017, more than 600,000 creators from 190 countries have published over 2 million AR effects on Facebook and Instagram, making it the largest mobile AR platform, according to Facebook. If you’ve ever posted a selfie on your Instagram story wit

MAJOR: Alaska & Emirates Ending Partnership

One Mile at a Time / 1h
Here’s some news that a lot of loyalty program enthusiasts will be sad to hear… Alaska & Emirates cut ties as of July 31, 2021 Alaska Airlines and Emirates Airline have revealed that they’ll be ending their partnership as of July 31, 2021 . The Seattle-based and Dubai-based airlines have cooperated with both a frequent flyer partnership and a codeshare agreement. Essentially Alaska has provided a

God of War PS5 sequel delayed beyond 2021

SlashGear / 1h
Those of you who are looking forward to the next God of War now have a longer wait ahead of you. Sony Santa Monica today announced that the game has been delayed, likely surprising few people given that we haven’t actually seen anything from the game yet. Indeed, it looks like PS5’s big releases for 2021 will be Ratchet & … Continue reading

HBO Max's $10 ad-supported plan is now available

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Engadget / 1h
Other tradeoffs include a 1080p streaming quality limit and no downloads for offline viewing.

Microsoft Office's coolest feature is getting a major upgrade

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 1h
Microsoft has added several additional language options to Microsoft Dictate in Office.

Eat More Vegetables by Mixing Them Into Cream Cheese, Because Why Not?

Lifehacker / 1h
My previous, pricier Portland neighborhood was quite walkable. I could set out on foot and find nearly anything: groceries, cocktails, Pad Thai, antiques, coffee; it was all right there. What I could not find was a good bagel. The best I could do was a “bagel place” that had cute t-shirts and very mediocre bagels, … Read more...

Researchers Successfully Trained People to Echolocate in Just 10 Weeks

Gizmodo / 1h
Scientists in the UK say the same sort of echolocation practiced by bats may also help people living with blindness better navigate the world. In a new study, they found that blind and sighted participants who took part in a 10-week training program were able to learn how to perform echolocation, and the blind… Read more...

The next 'God of War' won't be out until 2022

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Engadget / 1h
While we still don't have specific release dates for either the next installments of the venerated God of War or Horizon series, the wait may not be for much longer according to Playstation Studio head, Hermen Hulst.

God of War: Ragnarok delayed to 2022 - and it could be coming to PS4

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TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 1h
The next God of War won't be arriving this year and is probably coming to the PS4.

Burned Container Ship Is Sinking With 330 Tons of Oil On Board

Futurism / 1h
Bad to Worse The new environmental crisis facing Sri Lanka just got even worse. After the container ship MV X-Press Pearl caught fire and burned for nearly two weeks, toxic chemicals and billions of plastic pellets leaked out, washing ashore and contaminating the Sri Lankan coastline . And now the ship is sinking, Agence France-Presse reports — bringing the nearly 330 tons of oil still in its tan

Valorant Mobile will bring Riot Games’ hero shooter to smartphones

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For Valorant’s one-year anniversary, Riot Games has announced that a mobile version of the game is in development, but there’s no release date yet.

Beautiful, Self-Rolling Catan Board Lights Up So It's Easy to See Which Resources to Collect

Gizmodo / 1h
The board game formerly known as Settlers of Catan isn’t hard to learn, but there are elements that are hard to master, like always remembering to claim resource cards after the dice is rolled. Sam March’s gorgeous custom Catan board solves that with tiles that automatically light up so it’s much easier for players to… Read more...

After months of drama, Minecraft speedrunner Dream admits he used mods

Ars Technica / 1h
Minecraft Enlarge / The bartering Piglin that were at the heart of Dream's Minecraft cheating drama. For months now, popular Minecraft streamer Dream has insisted there was nothing fishy about six "Any% Random Seed" speedruns he streamed last October, despite evidence to the contrary presented by the moderators of clearinghouse Over the weekend, though, Dream said in a message poste

Wyndham Rewards Selling Points With 35% Bonus

One Mile at a Time / 1h
Wyndham Rewards has just launched its latest promotion on purchased points. Historically the program hasn’t sold points often, but that’s a trend that has been reversed in recent months. Buy Wyndham points with 35% bonus Through Wednesday, June 30, 2021, Wyndham Rewards is offering up to a 35% bonus on purchased points : You can receive a 35% bonus as long as you purchase at least 3,000 points in

Alaska Airlines is ending its partnership with Emirates, launching Oneworld redemptions

The Points Guy / 1h
Today, Alaska Airlines announced that it’s cutting partner ties with Emirates. As of July 31, 2021, you’ll no longer be able to earn or redeem Mileage Plan miles on Emirates flights. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter . This announcement comes roughly two months after Alaska Airlines officially joined the Oneworld alliance . When Alaska origin

How to Take Part in Global Running Day, Because Races Still Aren't a Thing

Lifehacker / 1h
Today is Global Running Day , a worldwide event created to celebrate running and get more people moving generally. This year, all of the official events are virtual, so here’s our rundown of the different ways you can participate. Some are just for today, and others give you the option to participate any time this week. Read more...

Wyndham bets on luxury with its first high-end brand

The Points Guy / 2h
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts has decided to throw its hat in the increasingly crowded ring of luxury hotel brands. On Wednesday, the chain formally introduced its newest — and most upscale — brand: Registry Collection Hotels. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter . As its name would suggest, this brand is a collection, meaning it will be comprised

The Flash's Carlos Valdes Is Leaving on His 'Goofy, Low-Stakes' Terms

Gizmodo / 2h
Alas, we’ll be losing one of The Flash TV series’s best characters next Tuesday. Carlos Valdes, who plays Cisco Ramon (a.k.a. Vibe) is leaving the CW show after seven seasons playing the tech genius-turned-superhero-who-was-also-still-a-tech-genius. After The Flash debuted in 2014, Cisco quickly became the show’s… Read more...

As cybersecurity evolves, so should your board

MIT Technology Review / 2h
But how many directors get lost in the technicalities of technology? The challenge for a chief information security officer (CISO) is talking to the board of directors in a way they can understand and support the company. It’s drilled into the heads of board directors and the C-suite by scary data-breach headlines, lawyers, lawsuits, and risk managers: cybersecurity is high-risk. It’s got to be o

What $10M in daily thefts tells us about crypto security

TechCrunch / 2h
Andrew Shikiar Contributor Andrew Shikiar is the executive director and CMO of FIDO Alliance . If you’re among the growing number of people interested in cryptocurrencies, you may be interested to know that nearly 7,000 people lost more than $80 million between October 2020 and March 2021 — a 1,000% increase from a year ago, according to the Federal Trade Commission . The scams include fake curre

US delays tariffs in 'tech tax' row

BBC News - Technology / 2h
Extra US tariffs on UK and other goods are delayed as international tax talks continue.

Facebook doubles down on business tools with WhatsApp API updates, Login Connect for Messenger and more

Facebook WhatsApp API•
TechCrunch / 2h
WhatsApp now has more than 2 billion users globally, and by comparison its efforts to cultivate more business usage have been quite modest: just over 175 million people message with WhatsApp Business accounts daily for things like customer support or to discuss products. Today, as part of its F8 event, Facebook is unveiling some updates to the WhatsApp API to expand that experience. The news come

How to Watch Apple's WWDC 2021 Keynote Presentation, and What to Expect

Lifehacker / 2h
Next week, Apple will again hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) event. Like last year, WWDC 2021 is online-only due to the ongoing pandemic, but you can still expect the tech super-giant to make some big announcements, including our first good looks at iOS 15, macOS 12, and—if the rumors are to be… Read more...

Tesla Owner Admits That Brake Failure Claims Were Made Up

Futurism / 2h
Hype Cycle A crackdown by Tesla’s legal team in China has led to a wave of public apologies by Chinese Tesla owners who previously alleged their vehicles experienced “brake failures,” Teslarati reports . Tesla has struggled recently to keep up its reputation in China, facing mounting criticism over its vehicles’ reliability and safety. But if the recent apologies are anything to go by, worries ov

Archer Aviation pushes for dismissal of Wisk trade secret suit

TechCrunch / 2h
Archer Aviation hit back against allegations that it misappropriated trade secrets and infringed on patents from electric aircraft rival Wisk Aero, telling a court this week that it designed its Maker aircraft with a third-party eVTOL consultant prior to any former Wisk employees joining the company. Archer said it worked with consultant FlightHouse Engineering at the end of 2019, when the consul

Stack Overflow acquired by Prosus for $1.8 billion

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TechCrunch / 2h
The legendary Q&A website for programmers (and probably one of the most copy-and-pasted sites on the Internet) Stack Overflow is being acquired. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Prosus (the primary shareholder of Chinese gaming mega co/WeChat developer, Tencent) will acquire Stack Overflow for $1.8 billion. Update: Prosus confirms the $1.8 billion number in a press release here. While pe

Netflix's next interactive show is a mindfulness experience from Headspace

Engadget / 2h
"Headspace: Unwind Your Mind" starts streaming on June 15th.

No Man’s Sky Prisms update serves up a visual overhaul on PS5, Xbox Series X, PC

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SlashGear / 2h
No Man’s Sky is getting a rather massive update today. Dubbed Prisms, this new update is focused more on making visuals updates to the game than it is about adding a bunch of new content. There’s definitely some new content present in the Prisms update, but much of the update is centered around applying realistic visual updates to lighting, surfaces, … Continue reading

Google Meet will soon help you troubleshoot your video conferencing problems

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 2h
Google's new notifications in Meet will help end users troubleshoot problems while admins are getting an upgraded Meet Quality Tool.

Huge Strava update lets you challenge friends in mini competitions – here's how

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Groups of up to 25 people can compete against one another based on time, distance, speed or elevation.

Etsy asks, ‘how do you do, fellow kids?’ with $1.6B Depop purchase

TechCrunch / 2h
The news this morning that e-commerce marketplace Etsy will buy Depop , a startup that provides a second-hand e-commerce marketplace, for more than $1.6 billion may not have made a large impact on the acquiring company’s share price thus far, but it provides a fascinating look into what brands may be willing to pay for access to the Gen Z market. First, a few details: Per Etsy, the Depop deal is

Apple’s App Store facilitated $643 billion in commerce, up 24% from last year

TechCrunch / 2h
In its antitrust trial with Epic Games, which has just adjourned, Apple argued it doesn’t evaluate its App Store profit and loss as a standalone business. But today, the company put out new figures that indicate it does have a good understanding of the money that flows through its app marketplace, at the very least. The company has now released an updated version of a study performed by the econo

The First Constitutional Fight Over Oil Drilling in the Caribbean Ramps Up in Guyana

Gizmodo / 2h
Two Guyanese climate activists are taking their nation’s government to court. Late last month, the plaintiffs filed a lawsuit alleging that a deal Guyanese officials struck with Exxon allowing the energy company to expand its oil production off the country’s coast violates their right and the right of future… Read more...

Far Cry 6 devs confirm the game won't have an Arcade Mode or a map editor

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The Far Cry 6 development team has said that the game will not have an Arcade Mode when it launches later this year.

Huawei starts rolling out its alternative to Android on phones and tablets

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Engadget / 2h
Mate40, P40, Mate 30 and MatePad Pro devices are getting HarmonyOS 2 first.

These Awesome Science Experiments Fill Kids’ Stomachs While Expanding Their Minds

Futurism / 2h
It’s widely accepted that STEM education helps kids to evolve into more successful adults. That’s because STEM helps kids with critical thinking, increases their scientific literacy, while also encouraging them to become the next generation of innovators. However, when it comes to educational toys marketed to help your kids gain interest in STEM, most don’t keep children’s interest for very long.

SpaceX Cargo Mission to ISS Includes Baby Squid, Tardigrades, and Avocados

Gizmodo / 2h
The next SpaceX mission to the International Space Station will deliver more than 2,000 pounds of science supplies, including a batch of tardigrades, tiny Hawaiian bobtail squid, and tissue chips to help explain why astronauts are more prone to developing kidney stones in space. This will be SpaceX’s 22nd cargo… Read more...

Shef raises $20M to expand its homemade meal delivery marketplace

TechCrunch / 2h
It’s still a bit of a legal maze, but more cities are coming around to the idea of letting local home chefs bring in more income by selling homecooked meals to those nearby. Shef is a marketplace meant to help these home chefs connect with customers, handle orders, and get the food delivered — and they’ve just raised $20M to get it done. The company is announcing its Series A round this morning,

France vs Wales live stream: how to watch Euro 2020 warm-up online from anywhere

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 2h
Can Welsh contend with formidable Les Bleus attacking line-up? Here's how to get a France vs Wales live stream wherever you are, to see how these sides are looking for Euro 2020.

How to Safely View a Solar Eclipse

Lifehacker / 2h
A solar eclipse begs to be seen, but only at the expense of your eyes—looking at one in the wrong way can do long term damage to your vision. It’s ironic (if only completely necessary) that we hype these phenomena as visual spectacles that we must also resist looking at with our naked eyes. Read more...

Facebook to launch a ‘Researcher API’ for the academic community

TechCrunch / 2h
Facebook said it’s preparing to launch a new application programming interface (API) designed specifically for access by the research community. The API was announced during Facebook’s F8 developer conference today, and is meant to address issues that arose from changes made to Facebook’s platform in 2018 following the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. That event forced the company to re-evaluate

Microsoft Windows event promises “biggest update” in years

SlashGear / 2h
Microsoft will host an event on June 24, 2021 with a promise to show “what’s next for Windows.” It’s likely more than one head of Microsoft will appear at the event to present new features and potentially new devices with Windows. This will likely include product head Panos Panay and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, as well as others. As noted … Continue reading

Huawei Sure Picked an Odd Time to Launch a New Smartwatch

Gizmodo / 2h
The Huawei Watch 3 is here , and as far as smartwatches go, it looks pretty good on paper. It’s just that, on the heels of Samsung giving up on Tizen and partnering with Google for a unified wearable platform, this doesn’t feel like an auspicious time to launch a flagship smartwatch running a proprietary OS. Read more...

HostPapa acquires US-based web hosting firm iHost Networks

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iHost Networks is now a HostPapa brand as deal goes through.

Netherlands vs Scotland live stream: how to watch Euro 2020 warm-up from anywhere

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Steve Clarke's men have a tough warm-up match in Portugal against the Dutch - here's how to get an Netherlands vs Scotland live stream wherever you are.

Hilton sees record bookings in line with travel surge that could make 2021 bigger than 2019

The Points Guy / 3h
It’s no secret that travel is exploding this year , with pent-up demand driving a flurry of bookings. In fact, 2021 could see even higher levels of travel than 2019 did at its peak. In an interview with CNBC , Hilton CEO Christopher Nassetta said the chain’s hotels throughout the U.S. were at nearly 93% occupancy over Memorial Day weekend — the highest point since the start of the pandemic . Get

Microsoft will unveil the next version of Windows on June 24th

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100+Engadget / 3h
After teasing the next generation of Windows during Build last week, Microsoft announced that it'll be officially unveiling the new version of its operating system on June 24th at 11AM Eastern.

Silicon Valley’s Meh Middle

NYT > Technology / 3h
We miss out when we ignore the companies that are neither clear winners nor flat-out disasters.

It's a Good Week for Drugs

Gizmodo / 3h
Californians, your state senators (who are not your mom), see that you trip balls and/or go on spiritual journeys, which is just fine. On Tuesday, the state senate voted to pass a bill that would legalize the possession and ingestion of psilocybin and psilocin, ketamine, LSD, MDMA, DMT, mescaline, and ibogaine. Ya… Read more...

He-Man's New Animated Series Looked to Marvel for Inspiration

200+Gizmodo / 3h
When a filmmaker like Kevin Smith gets ahold of a popular franchise, it’s natural to be curious what he’ll do with it. That goes double for something like his new He-Man show at Netflix, because the streamer so successfully reimagined She-Ra and the Princesses of Power not too long ago. Recently, io9 spoke with Smith,… Read more...

Twitter Blue subscription could be available in India soon – Here’s how much it will cost

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
Twitter, in a bid to increase its revenue, is launching a paid tier offering premium services to heavy and regular Twitter users. This service is called Twitter Blue

Crysis Remastered Trilogy announced – set for release in Fall 2021

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The trilogy of Crysis games are being remastered and will be available as a bundle and solo as of Fall 2021, says Crytek

Mysterious ASUS phone with Qualcomm’s “Snapdragon” branding spotted

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
The phone can be seen with Asus and Qualcomm's branding, apart from a triple rear camera setup and a physical fingerprint sensor

HBO Max launches cheaper, ad-supported subscription tier

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HBO has launched a cheaper, ad-supported subscription tier for its streaming service.

Sony WF-1000XM4 earbuds could be revealed very soon

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Sony’s WF-1000XM4 wireless earbuds could be revealed next week via YouTube, based on a livestream Sony has listed on its official channel.

Hurry - the Apple AirPods Max hit lowest sale price ever at Amazon

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
We've spotted a rare deal on the Apple AirPods Max that are on sale and down to their lowest price ever at Amazon.

Hear the Table Manners of Canada Lynx in Gruesome Detail

Gizmodo / 3h
For the past five years, researchers in Canada have been spying on their local wild cats, the Canada lynx ( Lynx canadensis ), using accelerometers and audio recorders. The instruments have given the researchers an intimate look at how the animals engage with their environments, from how they hunt down food to how they… Read more...

Pokemon GO event features Snorlax and Mega Slowbro

SlashGear / 3h
There’s a new event coming to Pokemon GO on Tuesday, the 8th of June, 2021, with some BIG monsters. This event will feature a potentially SHINY Snorlax, a newly released Mega Slowbro, and a bunch of other odd “SLOW” Pokemon. This event is called “A Very Slow Discovery” and it’s about to get wacky. This event will include Slowpoke-themed Gift … Continue reading

Etsy snaps up Gen-Z focussed shopping app Depop for $1.6bn

BBC News - Technology / 3h
The British second-hand clothing app Depop has unique items and potential to scale up, the boss of Etsy says.

OnePlus Nord CE 5G price in India, launch date, specs and leaks

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The OnePlus Nord CE will have features like Snapdragon 750G, 64MP triple-camera, 30W fast charging, etc. under Rs 25,000.

Apple Car Development Hits Bumpy Road Following the Departure of Multiple Managers: Report

Gizmodo / 3h
In the ongoing saga of Apple’s long-rumored plans to build an electric car, a new report claims the company has hit a bumpy stretch after multiple top managers from the auto development division have left the company in recent months. Read more...

Cruella is the best Disney movie reboot in years

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Emma Stone and Emma Thompson elevate what might have been an unnecessary premake.

WhatsApp wants to make business messaging faster and easier

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WhatsApp Business set to deliver a host of new e-commerce chat tools.

Eufy’s new range fixes the biggest issue with home security cameras

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Eufy has launched the SoloCam range of home security cameras with built-in local storage, but how will they compare to rivals from Ring and Arlo?

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra costs just £700 now - £500 less than its launch price

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra deals have shot down in price, now costing just under £700 from Amazon.

DICE Awards organizer's new festival will honor video game art

Engadget / 3h
The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences is launching a video game art festival with help from iam8bit.

WhatsApp makes it easier and faster to chat with businesses

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Engadget / 3h
WhatsApp has revamped business chats to make them easier and faster, saving you time

Facebook opens its Messenger API for Instagram to all developers

Engadget / 3h
Starting today, any developer who wants to start building for the platform can access the tool, with a phased rollout to business accounts to follow.

Just one more week to go until TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

TechCrunch / 3h
Seven days, 168 hours or 10,080 minutes — no matter how you count it, there’s just one week left until the global mobility tech community gathers on June 9 for TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 . If you’re one of the brilliant minds focused on changing the future of transportation, grab your pass and join your tribe of revolutionaries. Whether you’re into AI, AVs, EVs, robotics (not everything’s an acro

GitLab acquires UnReview as it looks to bring more ML tools to its platform

TechCrunch / 3h
DevOps platform GitLab today announced that it has acquired UnReview , a machine learning-based tool that helps software teams recommend the best reviewers for when developers want to check in their latest code. GitLab, which is looking to bring more of these machine learning capabilities to its platform, will integrate UnReview’s capabilities into its own code review workflow . The two companies

Iterative raises $20M for its MLOps platform

TechCrunch / 3h
Iterative , an open-source startup that is building an enterprise AI platform to help companies operationalize their models, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series A round led by 468 Capital and Mesosphere co-founder Florian Leibert. Previous investors True Ventures and Afore Capital also participated in this round, which brings the company’s total funding to $25 million. The cor

How to Get Started With Bonsai Trees Without Killing Them

Lifehacker / 3h
When you hear the phrase “Bonsai tree” you probably think of those tiny, ornate trees that people often keep as a sort of desk ornament. But in fact, Bonsai is not a type of tree at all—the word “Bonsai” refers to the art form and horticulture method of growing miniature landscapes. The art of Bonsai originated in … Read more...

Watch a Drone Get Obliterated by an Erupting Volcano

Futurism / 3h
Pour One Out A drone that was sent to investigate an erupting volcano met an unfortunate end. But thankfully, it caught its own demise on video. YouTuber Joey Helms flew a camera drone up to Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall volcano to get a close-up look at the eruption. But the volcano, which has been erupting since March according to the BBC , had other plans, and engulfed the drone in a spew of lava,

Create high-quality videos with this intuitive software on sale

Mashable / 3h
TL;DR: Edit and polish videos for your business using the Camtasia video editing software , which is on sale for 33% off. As of June 2, get it for only $199. If you want a reliable, user-friendly way to create and edit high-quality videos, consider Camtasia 2021 , which is on sale for a limited time. This software comes with pre-built templates that can help you create videos quickly and efficien

Facebook opens its Messenger API for Instagram to all

TechCrunch / 3h
F8 Refresh, Facebook’s annual developer conference with a new twist — it’s more pared down than in years past, and virtual — is going to be kicking off later today, and ahead of that Facebook is unveiling some news: all businesses can now use the Messenger API to interact with users on Instagram. The feature is opening first to all developers globally, with a phased approach for businesses: Phase

Dear Sophie: How does International Entrepreneur Parole work for startup founder immigration?

TechCrunch / 3h
Sophie Alcorn Contributor Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Dear Sophie: Any unique immigration strategies for quick hiring? Dear Soph

This Little Security Cam Gives Nest and Ring a Run for Their Money

Gizmodo / 3h
When I was initially plotting out the review of the Eufy SoloCam E40, or SoloCam Pro, I was thinking about cheap security cameras, and the concessions we have to make to save money for convenience and peace of mind. I thought about what a bargain the SoloCam E40 might seem like to someone looking to expand their home… Read more...

Austin Is Quickly Becoming An Accidental American Airlines Connecting Hub

View from the Wing / 3h
American Airlines passengers have built Austin into a make-your-own connecting hub, using the ramp-up in Austin destinations and the run-up in prices for flights they'd traditionally take as an excuse to use this smaller, friendlier airport for easy connections and savings. That's helped achieve record-high load factors for Austin flights, even for the airline's new routes. Continue reading ...

Bo Burnham: Inside is a Netflix comedy special that will linger in your mind for days

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Inside, the latest Netflix special from comedian Bo Burnham, is an artistic tour de force that you'll be thinking about for days on end.

SAP opens up its Business Network to the world

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All businesses need to react to the changes brought on by Covid, notes SAP CEO.

Nintendo Direct plans for E3 2021 confirmed

SlashGear / 3h
E3 2021 is now just a couple of weeks away, and today, Nintendo confirmed its plans for the show. As it usually does at E3, Nintendo will host a special Nintendo Direct where it will reveal new software headed to Nintendo Switch. Following that presentation, Nintendo will also be livestreaming deep dives into the games it announced through a lengthy … Continue reading

Hackers Shut Down Almost a Quarter of the US Beef Supply

1KFuturism / 3h
Meat Hack Hackers managed to force the shutdown of all the US-based beef plants of the world’s largest meat producer JBS SA, according to Bloomberg . The hack managed to disrupt almost a quarter of the total US supply of beef. The company’s meatpacking operations were also affected. It’s yet another stark reminder that essential infrastructure — and even the national food supply — remains incredi

SpaceX will launch four private astronaut missions to the Space Station through 2023

TechCrunch / 3h
SpaceX is going to be providing more rides to private astronauts to the International Space Station, on top of the previously announced mission set to take place as early as next January. All four of these flights will be for Axiom, a private commercial spaceflight and space station company, and they’re set to take place between early next year through 2023. SpaceX’s Crew Dragon and Falcon 9 spac

Donald Trump killed his recently created blog and honestly that's a very blogger move

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The Suicide Squad's Best Action Figure Is Gonna Cost Ya

Gizmodo / 3h
If there’s one action figure from James Gunn ’s The Suicide Squad we want, it’s King Shark, the break-out star of the DC Entertainment trailers . The adorably dumb, monstrously violent anthropomorphic Selachimorph has captured our hearts...and now he’s going to capture our wallets. Read more...

New fibre firm Upp to connect one million premises in Eastern England

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Upp secures £1bn funding to build its fibre network.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 leaks with more confidence in folding

SlashGear / 3h
The newest in foldable phones leaked this week as the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. This device has a slightly more refined look than its predecessor, coming with flatter sides and a better understanding of its hinge. This new device will have a display size nearly identical to the Z Flip 2, but here Samsung’s handling of the finer bits … Continue reading

East of England broadband boost for 1 million planned

BBC News - Technology / 3h
Upp promises to spend £1bn bringing fibre broadband to homes across the east of England.

How to Teach Your Kids When It's OK to Curse

Lifehacker / 3h
My son was seven or eight years old when he asked me about the “S word.” My husband and I had decided early on that we wouldn’t curse around him, so he was genuinely unfamiliar with most, if not all, of the biggies. (Side note: This is what we believe infancy is for—it took us the first full year of his life to break… Read more...

Smoldering Ship Leaking Billions of Plastic Pellets Sinks off Sri Lanka

100+Gizmodo / 4h
Sri Lanka is facing a rapidly unfolding environmental crisis after a cargo ship that caught on fire last month has sunk, pouring tons of plastic pellets and huge amounts of chemicals into surrounding fishing waters. Government officials worry an oil spill could come next in what’s shaping up to be one of the worst… Read more...

Vizio TV 2021: every V-Series, M-Series, P-Series and D-Series TV coming this year

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Want to see Vizio's complete TV lineup at a glance? We've got all the details on every model coming in 2021 and beyond.

Amazon Prime Day 2021 runs June 21-22, and a few deals are already live

Ars Technica / 4h
Enlarge (credit: Amazon) Amazon Prime Day, the mega-retailer’s two-day shopping event featuring discounts on everything from clothes to 4K TVs, laptops, blenders, air fryers, and Instant Pots, is set for June 21st and 22nd. The event serves up deals for members of Amazon’s Prime service and typically takes place mid-summer. It was postponed until October last year due to the ongoing pandemic. Mea

PlayStation's Days of Play sale is live — here are the best deals

Mashable / 4h
TL;DR: PlayStation's annual Days of Play sale is now live, and features killer deals on games and PlayStation service subscriptions. A lot of really good video games came out last year , and a lot have been releasing this year so far, too. So many, in fact, that it's been super difficult to keep up with and play them all (let alone afford them). Here's your chance to finally catch up without brea

Apple's AirPods Max are on sale for an even better price than before — save $30

Mashable / 4h
SAVE $29.01: Typically $549, the sky blue and silver AirPods Max are on sale on Amazon for just $519.99 as of June 2. Amazon is upping the Apple ante ahead of Prime Day . A week after putting the sky blue AirPods Max on sale for $529, the online retailer has marked them and the silver version of the over-ear headphones down to only $519.99 — that's just under $30 off Apple's suggested retail pric

Faction raises $4.3M to deploy 3-wheeled EVs for driverless delivery

TechCrunch / 4h
Faction Technology founder and CEO Ain McKendrick didn’t have the $1 billion or the time that a typical automotive program might need to design and manufacture an EV that could be used for driverless delivery. So, he turned to power sports to fulfill his vision of a micro-logistics service that can be used for driverless delivery or rented and operated by a human for jaunts around the city. Now,

Joby Aviation targets parking garages for its aerial ridesharing network

TechCrunch / 4h
Joby Aviation is partnering with one of the country’s largest parking garage operators and a real estate acquisition company to build out its network of vertiports, with an initial focus on Los Angeles, Miami, New York and the San Francisco Bay Area, the company said Wednesday. The partnership with REEF Technology and Neighborhood Property Group will give Joby “access to an unparalleled range of

How Expensify hacked its way to a robust, scalable tech stack

TechCrunch / 4h
Take a close look at any ambitious startup and you’ll find pugnacity nestled in its core. Stubbornness and a bullheaded belief in the worth of what a company wants to bring to fruition is often the biggest driver of its success, and the people at such companies also tend to share this quality. So it wouldn’t be too far off the mark to say the people at Expensify are a stubborn lot — to the compan

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross slots smaller crossover under RAV4

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SlashGear / 4h
Toyota is adding a new crossover to its US line-up, with the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross giving the longstanding nameplate a mini-SUV version. Based on the latest Corolla sedan, the new Cross version will be available in front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive versions. Both will use the TNGA-C platform, Toyota’s architecture for compact cars. They’ll also share the same engine, … Continue reading

Russia Is Getting Ready to Chop an Entire Section Off the Space Station

Futurism / 4h
Out With the Old A pair of Russian cosmonauts spent seven hours early Wednesday morning preparing a docking module of the International Space Station for eventual dismemberment. It was the first time that cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Pyotr Dubrov have ventured out into the unprotected vastness of space — and another sign that Russia is still committed to the aging space lab for the time being, de

How to Stop Android Notifications from Turning on the Screen

How-To Geek / 4h
Notifications are an important part of the Android experience, but they can be abused. Some apps go out of their way to be noticed, which is very annoying. We’ll help you wrangle up those Android notifications that turn on your screen and stop them. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Garmin Connect Gets SMS-Based 2FA---It's a Start

How-To Geek / 4h
You should enable two-factor authentication (2FA) on any account that holds personal info. This is a rule that I live by, and I’ve long been concerned with Garmin’s lack of advanced security for users. Thankfully, the company is now offering 2FA for Connect users. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Fitbit Sense and Versa 3 Update Teaches Google Assistant to Talk Back

How-To Geek / 4h
In the coming weeks, Fitbit will roll out a OS 5.2 update, bringing audible Google Assistant responses and other awesome features to the Sense and Versa 3 fitness trackers. The update comes as Fitbit prepares to launch its new Luxe tracker, though it isn’t clear if the small-screened Luxe will inherit these features. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Save over 50% on 4 months of Audible with this early Prime Day deal

Mashable / 4h
SAVE $32: Early Prime Day deal: Prime members can get their first four months of Audible for 53% off — just $27.80 as of June 2. June has arrived and the early Prime Day deals have come with it — but only for current Prime members. As of June 2, Amazon Prime members can save over 53% off their first four months of Audible Premium Plus, and pay just $27.80 for the upgraded audiobook subscription.

Marriott Bonvoy Confirmed Suite Upgrade Downgrade

One Mile at a Time / 4h
I’ve stayed at several Marriott properties in Greece in the past couple of weeks (reviews coming shortly!), and I’ve experienced some firsts. For example, several days ago I shared how I wasn’t offered my “guaranteed” Marriott Bonvoy elite welcome gift for the first time, which would have technically entitled me to $100 (though I didn’t end up requesting it, because the way this perk is structure

Scientists Say They’ve Created Candy That Heals Tooth Enamel

1KFuturism / 4h
A team of scientists say they have developed an experimental lozenge, kind of like a breath mint, that could regrow your tooth enamel and strengthen your teeth. Researchers from the University of Washington are preparing to launch clinical trials to test out the lozenges, which are coated with genetically-engineered protein building blocks that are expected to bind to the user’s teeth and add a t

A major WordPress plugin flaw is being actively exploited in the wild

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A zero-day flaw in the Fancy Product Designer WordPress plugin could result in full site takeovers.

Get over 200 productivity apps for Mac and iPhone for $69

Engadget / 4h
Setapp gives you access to a curated library of over 200 apps that can improve the performance and functionality of your iPhone and Mac.

Facebook staff call for review of pro-Palestinian content policies

Engadget / 4h
Almost 200 Facebook employees have signed a letter asking the company to review and possibly change its approach to moderating pro-Palestinian content.

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies in Your Kitchen

Lifehacker / 4h
It’s officially summer (okay, not officially) and with the warm weather and weekend block parties come some unwanted kitchen pests. Yes, as your kitchen grows more hot and humid, tiny fruit flies will inevitably start showing up. Read more...

Loki Featurette Teases Mischief, Action, and Very Good Team Jackets

Gizmodo / 4h
This is both textually, in that the Time Variance Authority does have some very nice jackets on hand to dress up its latest contractor in. But also, it just seems like the Loki crew have some good sartorial taste, too. Read more...

JOKR launches in New York with a different take on on-demand delivery

TechCrunch / 4h
For years now, the world of retail has been evolving. Whether it’s next-day delivery with Amazon Prime or subscription D2C services or on-demand delivery from Postmates, we’re growing increasingly accustomed to being able to buy something and have it arrive at our door relatively quickly. Tomorrow, a new startup is launching in New York with a fresh take on on-demand delivery. JOKR , founded by R

Stemma launches with $4.8M seed to build managed data catalogue

TechCrunch / 4h
As companies increasingly rely on data to run their businesses, having accurate sources of data becomes paramount. Stemma , a new early-stage startup, has come up with a solution, a managed data catalogue that acts as an organization’s source of truth. Today the company announced a $4.8 million seed investment led by Sequoia with assorted individual tech luminaries also participating. The product

Prototype Google Pixel phone found in China

SlashGear / 4h
This week an eBay seller in China revealed what they’re calling a Google Pixel Muskie Prototype (Original, Unreleased). This device appears to be the fabled mirror device that matched the HTC U11 Plus, a device that ended up being released by HTC proper. If you look at the Google Pixel 2 XL that actually did see release, it becomes clear … Continue reading

Nintendo's E3 2021 Direct will focus solely on games – here's when you can watch

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Nintendo is holding an E3 2021 Nintendo Direct on June 15, with 40 minutes of games that are mostly releasing this year.

Marvel's What If?... finally has an official launch month on Disney Plus

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 4h
Marvel's upcoming alternate reality anthology series has an official release date - but when will What If?... land on Disney Plus?

The E3 Nintendo Direct will take place on June 15th

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Engadget / 4h
Expect 40 minutes of info about games, most of which will be released this year.

SEC Report: Tesla Failed to Control Elon Musk’s Tweets

Futurism / 4h
According to documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal , Tesla failed on several occasions to preapprove CEO Elon Musk’s tweets, as it was required to do by a court order. It’s the latest chapter in the long saga of Musk’s disagreement and frustration with federal regulators, governing bodies Musk has shown very little respect for over the last couple of years. In 2018, Musk was sued by the S

Huawei julkisti viimein yhtiön uudet älykellot – tällainen on Huawei Watch 3

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Huawei esitteli kaksi uutta älykelloa, jotka tarjoavat käyttäjilleen huippuominaisuuksia.

Why businesses need to opt for remote-first

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 4h
A hybrid approach doesn't work - remote-first is the only viable future of work approach.

Micron's new SSDs are built with data-hungry businesses in mind

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New portfolio of products address the growing data needs of the post-pandemic world, Micron says.

Apple Card outage confirmed: “All users are affected”

SlashGear / 5h
If you’re struggling to use your Apple Card, you’re not alone, with Apple confirming this morning that it’s seeing a widespread outage for its iPhone payment system. The Apple Card outage began at 9:17am ET, the Cupertino company confirmed, and “all users are affected.” It’s no small issue, either. “Users may not be able to manage their Apple Care, make … Continue reading

Huawei's new smartwatch and tablet run on HarmonyOS, which looks very familiar...

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Mashable / 5h
It took a while, but Huawei is finally launching products on HarmonyOS. The operating system is replacing Android in Huawei's ecosystem after the company was blacklisted by the U.S. government. On Wednesday, Huawei launched the Huawei Watch 3, and a tablet called the MatePad Pro, both running on HarmonyOS. Exactly how different HarmonyOS is from Android is debatable — some reports say it's actual

A new waterpark with 24 slides is opening in the Bahamas next month — here’s what we know

The Points Guy / 5h
The Bahamas is one of the top beach destinations — and for good reason. You’ll find white sandy beaches, pristine turquoise waters and a number of fun hotels and resorts to choose from for your stay. Baha Mar is a popular resort complex in Nassau, Bahamas, that’s home to a Grand Hyatt , the SLS (part of Accor’s sbe hotel portfolio ) and a Rosewood , plus an array of dining venues, animal encounte

Please Give All the Awards to This Mind-Melting Game That Uses 2D Instant Camera Photos to Solve 3D Puzzles

Gizmodo / 5h
Twice a year, the #PitchYaGame Awards puts a call out for independent game developers around the world to share their latest creations, with cash prizes awarded to the best entries. The latest call for entries was yesterday, and it included a wonderfully original game called Viewfinder that’s part Portal , part … Read more...

Launcher raises $11 million, ramps up hiring for 2024 flight

Ars Technica / 5h
Enlarge / Launcher is targeting 2024 for the launch of its Launcher Light vehicle, shown here in a rendering. (credit: Launcher) The California-based rocket startup Launcher said Wednesday it has raised $11.7 million in a Series-A round of funding, well above its $7 million goal, as it seeks to accelerate development of its first orbital vehicle. In an interview, Launcher founder Max Haot said th

Grab the Nintendo Switch Lite for its lowest price yet

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Nintendo Switch deals are returning the Switch Lite down to its record low price this week.

HarmonyOS 2: what you need to know about Huawei's new operating system

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
HarmonyOS – Huawei's nebulous smartphone, TV, car and smart home operating system – is now here.

How to Turn on and Use Text Predictions in Microsoft Word

How-To Geek / 5h
Microsoft wants to help you write faster in Word with its text predictions feature. As you type, the application anticipates your next words and displays them for you to accept and move through your document quicker than ever. Here’s how Text Predictions works. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Huawei Watch 3 puts HarmonyOS and LTE on your wrist

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SlashGear / 5h
Huawei today announced the Huawei Watch 3, its first smartwatch running HarmonyOS as opposed to other smartwatch operating systems such as Android Wear or Huawei’s own LiteOS. As described today, the Huawei Watch 3 comes with a feature set that you’d more or less expect out of a modern smartwatch, though there are some extras like eSIM functionality and LTE … Continue reading

Tesla recalls almost 6,000 cars due to loose brake caliper bolts

Engadget / 5h
Tesla is recalling 5,974 electric cars, CNBC reports, based on documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Reading the IPO market’s tea leaves

TechCrunch / 5h
Although it’s a truncated holiday week here in the United States, there’s been a bushel of IPO news. This morning, we’re going to sort through the updates and come up with a series of sentiment calls regarding these public offerings. The Exchange explores startups, markets and money. Read it every morning on Extra Crunch or get The Exchange newsletter every Saturday. Here’s what’s in our basket o

Huawei officially launches Android alternative HarmonyOS for smartphones

100+TechCrunch / 5h
Think you’re living in a hyper-connected world? Huawei’s proprietary HarmonyOS wants to eliminate delays and gaps in user experience when you move from one device onto another by adding interoperability to all devices, regardless of the system that powers them. Two years after Huawei was added to the U.S. entity list that banned the Chinese telecom giant from accessing U.S. technologies, includin

Huawei P50 Series revealed: Striking design and ominous forecast

SlashGear / 5h
Huawei has revealed its new flagship smartphone, teasing the Huawei P50 Series but conceding that right now the Chinese company isn’t sure when, exactly, the handset will actually launch. The original plan had been to release the Leica-co-branded phone this spring, Huawei said today, but global politics has undermined that roadmap. “For reasons you are all aware of a launch … Continue reading

Tesla failed to stop Musk tweets, says regulator

400+BBC News - Technology / 5h
A court order requires the automotive giant's lawyers to pre-approve some of the CEO's tweets.

'No Man's Sky' is getting a major visual upgrade

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Engadget / 5h
A huge 'Prisms' update is rolling out that also adds flying pets.

Spotify's 'Only You' feature explains how you really do have weird taste

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Engadget / 5h
Spotify's latest "experience" offers insight into what makes your listening habit unique, leaving you with new playlists to explore.

How to Recognize the Signs of Paternal Postpartum Depression

Lifehacker / 5h
“I’m just sick of feeling worthless,” I said, my head in my hands and holding back tears. I had spent the entire day in bed, the result of a panic attack at work the day before. In addition to feeling paralyzed by the sadness that permeated my life, my body was too sore to move. Read more...

Lyft redesigns its electric bicycle with built-in screen and speakers

Mashable / 5h
Lyft's electric bicycles across the U.S. are getting a boost. Unveiled Wednesday, Lyft's next generation e-bike has a new look with an LCD screen and built-in speakers, a bigger battery, and wider seat that's easier to adjust. Lyft designed the bike in-house after acquiring the bike-share company Motivate in 2018. Motivate had bike programs like Bay Wheels in San Francisco and Citi Bike in New Yo

Jeeves emerges from stealth with $131M in debt and equity and a16z as a lead investor

TechCrunch / 5h
Jeeves, which is building an “all-in-one expense management platform” for global startups , is emerging from stealth today with $131 million in total funding, including $31 million in equity and $100 million in debt financing. The $31 million in equity consists of a new $26 million Series A and a previously unannounced $5 million seed round. Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) led the Series A funding, wh

Why sports tech is bigger than a game

TechCrunch / 5h
Hello and welcome back to Equity , TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. For this week’s deep dive, Alex and Natasha dug into the burgeoning sports media, sports gaming and fantasy sports world through the lens of some early-stage startups. Naturally, the Equity team is what comes to mind when you consider the correct and right people to d

Taking Lyft’s new e-bike for a spin

TechCrunch / 5h
The bike had none of the usual signage when I took it for a spin around the chaotic and construction-filled streets of Manhattan. It very much looked like a prototype, with visible soldering on the joints and a not-quite-complete AV system. But it handled well, when merging in and out of traffic — and at the end of the day, that’s the most important thing. Pilots for Lyft’s new e-bike begin this

Synctera raises $33M Series A to pair fintechs with banks

TechCrunch / 5h
Synctera , which aims to serve as a matchmaker for community banks and fintechs, has raised $33 million in a Series A round of funding led by Fin VC. The raise comes just under six months after the fintech raised $12.4 million in a seed round of funding. New investors Mastercard and Gaingels also participated in the latest round, which included follow-on investments from Lightspeed Venture Partne

Coatue direct deposits $20M into Pinwheel, a payroll API for neobanks

TechCrunch / 5h
One of the most strategically important financial relationships for neobanks is becoming the account destination for a user’s paycheck. If you’re a bank and you own that specific relationship, users will increasingly use that account for everything from daily spending to saving (after all, that’s where their money is going). That activity in turn leads to expansive opportunities to upsell users t

Lyft’s Revamped Bike-Share Ebike Is Sleek—and Beefy

Wired / 5h
It’s got a better motor, a bigger battery, and a flashy paint job. Riders in San Francisco will soon be able to take the public beta for a spin.

It Just Got Easier To Standby For An Earlier Flight And Still Get Upgraded On American Airlines

View from the Wing / 5h
'Agent Assist' software is going to clear standby lists earlier on these domestic mainline flights. That's going to make it harder to run up to a gate and get on the standby list, getting to your destination earlier. But it's going to make it easier to upgrade when you do stand by and make it onto a flight. Continue reading ...

What Is a Vivint Smart Home Security System?

How-To Geek / 5h
With a series of sensors, monitors, and cameras all tied to a central hub, a Vivint security system leverages the connectivity inherent in the Internet of Things (IoT) to monitor and protect your home. Read on to find out if it might be a good fit for your home security needs. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Vizio Debuts Its 2021 TV and Soundbar Collection (And It's a Doozy)

How-To Geek / 5h
Need a new TV? Vizio just announced its 2021 to 2022 TV and soundbar lineup, all with attractive prices and a renewed focus on gaming. Even if you’re on a tight budget, Vizio’s new TVs and soundbars guarantee that you can build an excellent entertainment or gaming space—you just need to dig through the dozens of model names to find what you like. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

FlixMobility raises $650M+ at a $3B valuation to double down on buses and other transport in the US

TechCrunch / 5h
As consumers around the world slowly start to get moving again — and fingers crossed that new waves of Covid-19 cases do not set that back — one of the big players in on-demand mass transportation services is announcing a growth round to move with them. FlixMobility , the parent company of the FlixBus coach network and the FlixTrain rail service, has closed more than $650 million in a Series G ro

HBO Max launches cheaper subscription tier with limited ads

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Huawei Band 6 for SA

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Smartwatch-like features like all-day SpO2 monitoring, large display and extended battery life at the budget of a smart band

The best Father's Day gifts for new dads

Engadget / 5h
Here’s a list of the best Father's Day gifts for new dads, including earbuds, speakers, cameras, kids toys and more, as chosen by Engadget editors.

Microsoft Azure launches new Nvidia A100-powered supercomputing instances

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New supercomputer cloud service is designed to handle the most laborious of AI and ML workloads.

Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 gives HarmonyOS 2.0 a tablet launch

SlashGear / 5h
Huawei has revealed HarmonyOS 2.0 and the MatePad Pro tablet, its latest attempt to convince the tech world that being cut off from Google’s software by the US isn’t going to slow it down. The upgraded platform is intended to run on everything from smartphones and wearables, to tablets, smart TVs, and home appliances, and will also be used on … Continue reading

My Tamagotchi Pix is drowning in poop and it's not my fault

Engadget / 5h
The new Tamagotchi Pix has a camera but that's not the problem with it.

The transcon champ: Reviewing JetBlue’s new Mint Studio biz

100+The Points Guy / 6h
TPG Rating 87 100 Pros Spacious seat, plenty of storage, largest bed in biz, two power outlets, robust entertainment. Cons Slower than usual meal service, unreliable Wi-Fi, extra fee for the studio. 11 /20 Ground Experience 29 /30 Cabin + Seat 13 /15 Amenities + IFE 20 /20 Food + Beverage 14 /15 Service JetBlue first introduced its revolutionary Mint business class roughly eight years ago. Since

How to Delete Photos or Videos on an iPhone or iPad

How-To Geek / 6h
If your Apple iPhone or iPad has run out of room for apps or documents, the fastest way to reclaim storage space is by deleting unneeded photos or videos. Here’s how to do it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Amazon to stop screening employees for marijuana

TechCrunch / 6h
Amazon in brief blog post announced it will no longer include marijuana on its drug screening program. In short, the company is now treating weed like alcohol, which means off-work employees can partake in a beer or a spliff without fear of repercussions. Of course, just like with alcohol, Amazon says it will continue to do impairment checks and screen for drugs after on-the-job incidents. The on

Amazon warehouse injuries '80% higher' than competitors, report claims

BBC News - Technology / 6h
A union-led group says Amazon's injury rate is twice that of its closest competitor.

You Should Air Fry Some Shoshito Peppers

Lifehacker / 6h
The shishito pepper is a very fun pepper. Most of them are mild and bright, but every once in a while you’ll get a very spicy one, and it’s that tension that makes shishitos alluring. That, and they are excellent dippers. Read more...

Spider-Man Will Be Woven Into Sony’s Other Marvel Movies If the Studio Has Its Way

Gizmodo / 6h
Filming wraps on Thor: Love and Thunder with a suitably thor-some picture. Director Craig Gillespie already has thoughts about Cruella 2 . Loki writer Michael Waldron says there could be some messes for the rest of the MCU to clean up after the show. Plus, what’s coming on Superman & Lois . Spoilers, away! Read more...

World Of Hyatt Award Discount: Up To 25% Off

One Mile at a Time / 6h
Historically World of Hyatt has offered a discount on summer award stays. That promotion is returning this summer, though unfortunately with some major restrictions. Save 25% on select World of Hyatt awards World of Hyatt is offering 25% back in bonus points for qualifying award redemptions this summer, but only for those with the World of Hyatt Credit Card ( review ), and only for stays at Hyatt

Review: Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti is a powerhouse—but good luck finding it at $1,199 MSRP

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Ars Technica / 6h
The RTX 3080 Ti. [credit: Sam Machkovech ] Nearly nine months ago, the RTX 3000 series of Nvidia graphics cards launched in a beleaguered world as a seeming ray of hope . The series' first two GPUs, the RTX 3080 and 3070, were nearly all things to all graphics hounds. Nvidia built these cards upon the proprietary successes of the RTX 2000 series and added sheer, every-API-imaginable rasterization

Panasonic launches bargain 50mm prime lens for full-frame Lumix cameras

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6h
Panasonic has launched a new 50mm f/1.8 prime lens for its full-frame mirrorless cameras, and it comes with a tempting price tag.

The best podcast apps for Mac users

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Podcasts listening isn't just for mobile. There are also podcasts apps for Mac looking to entertain you 24/7.

Amazon devices will soon share your internet with the neighbourhood: here's how to switch it off

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6h
If you live in the US, your Amazon device will opt-in to share your Wi-Fi with other devices.

Etsy is acquiring the reseller Depop in a bid to reach Gen Z

Etsy Gen Z $1.6B Depop•
Engadget / 6h
Etsy is acquiring secondhand clothing marketplace Depop for $1.625 billion.

Guild Education valued at $3.75 billion with newest round

TechCrunch / 6h
Guild Education, which pairs employees with employer-sponsored learning opportunities, has raised $150 million in a Series E round. The financing event, funded by Bessemer Venture Partners, Cowboy Ventures, D1, Emerson Collective, General Catalyst, GSV, Harrison Metal, ICONIQ, Redpoint, and Salesforce Ventures, values the company at $3.75 billion. With the money, Guild plans to grow its coaching

Help! Must We With the Virtual Meeting Small Talk?

Wired / 6h
Megan weighs in on the value of idle chatter.

AI music app AiMi lets you set the tempo and mood of endless playlists

Engadget / 6h
AI-powered music app AiMi is launching a major update with a new interface that features six endless eletronica mixes.

NVIDIA RTX 3080 Ti review: An extravagant upgrade

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Engadget / 6h
NVIDIA's goal with the RTX 3080 Ti is obvious. After launching the RTX 3080 last year at $699, and the wildly powerful yet expensive RTX 3090 at $1,499, the chip giant is filling that pricing gap with an $1,199 card.

'Valorant' is coming to mobile

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Engadget / 6h
After months of rumors, Riot Games has confirmed that a mobile version of Valorant is in development.

Celonis snares $1B Series D on $11B valuation

TechCrunch / 6h
Celonis , the late stage process mining software startup, announced a $1 billion Series D investment this morning on an eye-popping $11 billion valuation, up from $2.5 billion in its Series C in 2019, quadrupling its value in just two years. Durable Capital Partners LP and T. Rowe Price Associates co-led the round with participation from new investors Franklin Templeton, Splunk Ventures and exist

Kabuto releases a larger version of its smart suitcase

TechCrunch / 6h
Kabuto , the French startup that designs and sells smart suitcases, is releasing a new suitcase today. Called the Kabuto Trunk, this is the company’s biggest suitcase to date. Unlike smart suitcases from other brands, this isn’t just a suitcase with a battery in it. In particular, there’s a fingerprint reader located at the top of the suitcase. You can save up to 10 different fingerprints. After

DealHub raises $20M Series B for its sales platform

TechCrunch / 6h , an Austin-based platform that helps businesses manage the entire process of their sales engagements, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series B funding round. The round was led by Israel Growth Partners , with participation from existing investor Cornerstone Venture Partners . This brings DealHub’s total funding to $24.5 million. The company describes itself as a ‘reve

DHL will deploy 2,000 Locus Robotics units by 2022

TechCrunch / 6h
DHL today announced that it will be expanding an ongoing partnership with Locus Robotics. Last year, the logistics giant announced plans to deploy 1,000 of the Massachusetts-based startup’s robots. The number is effectively doubling to 2,000 by 2022 — a deal that would make DHL Locus’ largest customer by a wide margin. The two have been piloting robotics together since 2021, but interest in autom

Divido bags $30M to take its ‘buy now, pay later’ platform to more markets

TechCrunch / 6h
London-based Divido , a whitelabel platform for retail finance that integrates with ecommerce platforms (but can also support omni-channel) so retailers can offer consumers a ‘buy now, pay later’ option at the point of sale, has bagged a $30M Series B to fund international expansion. The funding round is led by global banks HSBC and ING, with participation from Sony Innovation Fund by IGV*, SBI I

Cybersecurity unicorn Exabeam raises $200M to fuel SecOps growth

TechCrunch / 6h
Exabeam, a late-stage startup that helps organizations detect advanced cybersecurity threats, has landed a new $200 million funding round that values the company at $2.4 billion. The Series F growth round was led by the Owl Rock division of Blue Owl Capital, with support from existing investors Acrew Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Norwest Venture Partners. The announcement of Exabeam ’s

Venn, a social networking and services platform for hyperlocal neighborhood groups, raises $60M

TechCrunch / 6h
Facebook, Nextdoor, and many others in tech have focused on the concepts of community and neighborhoods to build connections between people and in turn offer services relevant to them. Today, a startup called Venn , which is bringing a new approach to that concept — it’s focusing first on apartment dwellers and cutting deals with building landlords to supply social networking services to their te

Huawei MatePad Pro and MatePad 11 tablets unveiled with HarmonyOS on board

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6h
Huawei has unveiled three new tablets, with new software and chipsets.

This top mobile browser is secretly tracking millions of iOS and Android users

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6h
UC Browser is no longer listed on the Apple App Store, but is still available on Google Play Store.

7-Eleven plans to install 500 EV charging stations by the end of 2022

SlashGear / 6h
One of the most common convenience stores and gas stations in many parts of the United States is the iconic 7-Eleven, known for Slurpees and fast food. The convenience store chain has announced that it is undertaking a massive electrification process with the goal of building at least 500 Direct Current Fast Charging ports at 250 select occasions in the … Continue reading

5 Ways to Get More Out of Android 11

NYT > Technology / 6h
The current version of Google’s mobile operating system includes several features that can make life easier and a bit more whimsical.

Singles don't want their vaccine status to be a dating barrier

Mashable / 6h
Now that all adults in the U.S. are eligible for the COVID vaccine, proclaiming your vax status on dating apps has become almost as commonplace as men posing with a large fish or Pams yearning for their Jims . But how important is being vaccinated to daters, really? As part of Mashable's post-pandemic dating and sex survey , people told us whether they had plans to get vaccinated and answered fol

Should you use Pay Yourself Back with the Chase Sapphire Preferred?

The Points Guy / 6h
In May 2020 — when the travel industry barely had a pulse — Chase began offering the Pay Yourself Back program to its popular Chase Sapphire Preferred Card and Chase Sapphire Reserve credit cards. This feature allowed cardholders to redeem their Ultimate Rewards points towards statement credits to pay for select non-travel purchases. New to The Points Guy? Sign up for our daily newsletter and che

The Best Prime Day Deals 2021: What to Expect from Amazon's Big Sale

How-To Geek / 6h
Prime Day is one of the largest sales events of the year, and it’s often the best time to buy discounted TVs, computers, headphones, and other high-ticket items on Amazon. This year’s Prime Day falls on June 21st and 22nd—here’s what to expect and how to prepare for the frenzy. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Canon's new AI autofocus system will let the EOS R3 track race cars

Engadget / 6h
Canon has revealed more specifications about it's upcoming EOS R3, including AF tracking for race cars.

Twitter resumes taking public verification requests

Engadget / 6h
Twitter is once more taking public verification requests, giving more people a chance at a blue badge.

How Apps and VR Therapy Can Help OCD Patients

Wired / 6h
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is often misunderstood. Here’s what it is, and how you can use technology to help navigate uncertainty.

2022 Jaguar F-TYPE debuts a huge supercharger surprise

SlashGear / 6h
Jaguar has revealed the 2022 F-TYPE, and it’s an abrupt change in strategy for the shapely sports car with the automaker switching to a solely-supercharged V8 line-up. Gone is the old four-cylinder F-TYPE, and in its place is a new and unexpectedly affordable 2022 F-TYPE P450 alongside the most potent F-TYPE R. Jaguar has sensibly kept much the same what … Continue reading

Take Advantage of the Latest Credit Card Bonuses Before You Travel

Lifehacker / 6h
It’s a quirk of post-pandemic travel: Companies are increasing prices for airfare and hotels due to pent-up demand, but they’re also offering record-setting sign-up bonuses for their loyalty credit cards. As these bonuses can offset the increased costs of travel, you might want to consider an airfare or hotel credit… Read more...

Huawei's new smartwatch has three weeks battery life and over 100 fitness modes

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TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6h
Huawei has two new smartwatches, including one with some top features.

How to Delete Screenshots on an iPhone or iPad

How-To Geek / 6h
If your iPhone or iPad storage is full—or you just want to tidy up—it’s easy to delete screenshots that you might not need on your device using the built-in Photos app. Here’s how to do it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Samsung is offering £150 in cashback on Samsung Galaxy S21, Plus and Ultra deals

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6h
If you've been considering investing in Samsung Galaxy S21 deals now is a great time thanks to a massive cashback bonus.

Touring Superleggera Arese RH95 is a coachbuilt Ferrari F8 Tributo with scissor doors

SlashGear / 6h
Carrozerria Touring Superleggera recently unveiled its latest creation called the Arese RH95. Built to commemorate Touring’s 95th birthday, Arese RH95 draws its name from Touring’s HQ in Via per Arese in Milan, Italy, and the initials of project Arese’s ‘founding patron.’ Nevertheless, the Arese RH95 is a breathtaking rendition of Ferrari’s magnificent F8 Tributo supercar. “Arese RH95 reflects th

The best backyard outdoor gifts for dad

Engadget / 6h
Here’s a list of the best backyard outdoor gifts for dad, including grilling tools and other outdoor accessories, as chosen by Engadget editors.

England vs Austria live stream: how to watch Euro 2020 warm-up from anywhere

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
We know the Euro 2020 it's time to impress. See how how you can watch an England vs Austria live stream wherever you are - and for free!

Seven EU countries just got a digital vaccine passport

MIT Technology Review / 7h
The news: The European Union’s digital vaccine passport system went live in seven countries yesterday, ahead of a full launch for all 27 member states on July 1. The document, called a digital green certificate, shows whether someone has been fully vaccinated against covid-19, recovered from the virus, or tested negative within the last 72 hours. Travelers who can prove they fit one of these thre

Netgear's Nighthawk RAXE500 Is the First Really Good WiFi 6E Router

Gizmodo / 7h
I’ve been reviewing a bunch of routers in a row, and the difference between my own experiences and the wildly good numbers and boasts on a manufacturer’s website is enough to make me feel gaslit. Sometimes my results might be mediocre or the router fraught with instability or other problems, and I think to myself,… Read more...

Zoom defies critics with bumper Q1, but slowdown expected

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
Zoom outperformed analyst revenue expectations for fiscal Q1 2022.

How to Clear Your Browsing History in Microsoft Edge

How-To Geek / 7h
Microsoft Edge is a great alternative to Google Chrome on Windows and Mac. If you’d like to preserve your privacy after browsing, here’s how to clear your browsing history in Microsoft Edge. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Yieldstreet raises $100M as it mulls going public via SPAC, eyes acquisitions

TechCrunch / 7h
These days, investing goes way beyond the stock market. And in recent years there’s been a growing number of startups which aim to give more people access to a wider array of investment opportunities. Today, one of those startups has raised a significant round of funding to help it achieve its goals. Yieldstreet — which provides a platform for making alternative investments in areas like real est

LG is shutting down its mobile payments service

Engadget / 7h
LG Pay, the mobile payments service, is being phased out in the US less than two years after its launch.

Toyota 4Runner TRD Sport lands for the 2022 model year

SlashGear / 7h
Toyota has announced a new trim level for its popular 4Runner SUV called the 4Runner TRD Sport. Toyota says the new trim level offers buyers a combination of style and performance. The 4Runner TRD Sport slots in the line along with the existing TRD Off-Road and TRD Pro but differs from those models in that it’s not aimed at off-road … Continue reading

Ex-reality TV stars' 'misleading' debt ads banned

BBC News - Technology / 7h
Stars from Only Way is Essex and Geordie Shore have Instagram debt adverts banned by the regulator.

Drone skirmish as Chile football team fears Argentine spies

BBC News - Technology / 7h
Fearing their Argentine rivals were spying on them, the Chileans took down a drone flying overhead.

Zoom sales race ahead despite workplaces reopening

BBC News - Technology / 7h
The video platform said sales nearly doubled between the first quarter of 2020 and 2021.

NASA shares 3D video of Ingenuity helicopter’s third flight

SlashGear / 7h
Anyone who’s been following NASA’s Mars missions will be interested to hear that the space agency has shared a new video of the third Ingenuity Mars Helicopter test flight. The third test flight happened on April 25, and the Perseverance rover captured video footage of the flight. NASA says that its engineers have now rendered the flight in 3D, giving … Continue reading

Hyatt’s 25% Summer Award Redemption Rebate Is Back

View from the Wing / 7h
Each year, usually over the summer, Hyatt consistently offers a rebate to their co-brand credit card customers on points redemptions. And the annual credit card summer redemption promotion is back with 25% rebates for redemptions at their ‘independent’ brands JdV by Hyatt, Destination by Hyatt, and The Unbound Collection. Continue reading ...

The future of web hosting is a fully integrated CRM

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
The importance of website building, and why the most successful websites are integrated into a wider platform of tools.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot gets 2023 release date

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
Producer Seth Rogen has teased details about the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle reboot.

Nvidia CEO ‘confident’ $40 billion Arm deal will go ahead

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
Nvidia is hopeful its Arm acquisition will be approved either this year or next.

5 Cloud Architecture Mistakes We Shouldn't Still Be Making

How-To Geek / 7h
Adoption of cloud computing has grown rapidly over the past few years. Many organizations are now dependent on their cloud systems. This leaves less room for error when designing new architectures. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

11 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do on Your Amazon Fire TV

Gizmodo / 7h
The Amazon Fire TV sticks and cubes are some of the best media streaming devices around, and while the basics of selecting and watching content are easy enough to pick up, there’s more advanced functionality that you might not be aware of. These are some of the tricks you can do on a Fire TV that help you get more out… Read more...

More Content Moderation Is Not Always Better

Wired / 7h
Simply erasing things from the internet comes at a cost. It might not be worth it.

New York's Little Island is a floating oasis for urban escapism

Mashable / 7h
Designed by Thomas Heatherwick, Little Island is an artificial island located on the Hudson river in lower Manhattan. The park sits on concrete columns, creating a unique topography that allows a variety of plant species to grow. Read more... More about Park , New York , Island , Artificial , and Hudson

How I’m saving thousands this summer thanks to Amex Membership Rewards

The Points Guy / 7h
It’s crazy that summer 2021 is already here. With so many adults fully vaccinated, it is a better time than ever to book your summer travel. Airlines are busy too, adding flights to warm beach destinations like Hawaii and the Caribbean , while hotels are preparing to operate at full capacity again. One of the best-known ways to maximize your travel is through the American Express Travel portal .

Saucony updates its 'fastest ever' carbon running shoe

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
The Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 features the same curved carbon plate as its predecessor, but makes some key changes.

How to Screenshot on a Mac

How-To Geek / 7h
Macs are packed with powerful screenshot tools. You can take a screenshot with a keyboard shortcut, pull up a convenient graphical tool, set a timer, and even annotate your screenshots. We’ll show you how to do it all. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Intel’s high-end gaming GPU could threaten Nvidia – perhaps with a little help from AMD

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
Intel’s gaming graphics card promises ‘buttery smooth’ frame rates, and could use AMD’s DLSS rival.

Logitech Rally Bar and Rally Bar Mini gain support for new collaboration platforms

SlashGear / 7h
Logitech has announced the release of its latest operating system called CollabOS 1.2. With the upgraded operating system, Logitech devices, including the Rally Bar and Rally Bar Mini, now support communication and collaboration platforms, including GoTo, Pexip, and RingCentral. The all-in-one Logitech videoconferencing appliance was announced in January. Logitech says they are aimed directly at

It's Official: Amazon Prime Day Begins on June 21st

How-To Geek / 7h
It looks like those early reports were right. Amazon Prime Day is (almost) here, and as always promises to have some of the best deals of the year. So get your Christmas shopping done early because Prime Day(s) starts at Mightnight PDT on June 21st and runs until 11:59 PDT on June 22nd. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Garmin Celebrates Global Running Day with the Forerunner 55 and 945 LTE Watches

How-To Geek / 7h
It’s Global Running Day, which is the perfect time for Garmin to announce new watches. So, uh, we get new watches! The Forerunner 55 and 945 LTE are the newest members of the Garmin running/multisport family. Here’s the skinny. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Ikea and Sonos' next 'Symfonisk' could be a picture frame speaker

Engadget / 7h
A listing for a Symfonisk "picture frame with WiFi speaker" went up on IKEA's website.

Win A PS5, XBOX Series X, Nintendo Switch, And More With This Epic Gaming Giveaway

Futurism / 8h
As 2021 has unfolded, it’s been easier to play with improbable swords from video games than play the games themselves. The PS5, Xbox Series X, and Nintendo Switch have all been in high demand, with stocks selling out instantly. Fortunately, in our giveaway , you can get all three and more, while contributing to the music charity Playing For Change. Our giveaway not only includes the PS5, Series X

The Morning After: AMD and Samsung will bring ray-tracing graphics to smartphones

Engadget / 8h
SpaceX's first ocean spaceport could be ready by 2022, AMD and Samsung are collaborating on Exynos mobile chips capable of ray-tracing, and Amazon Prime Day kicks off on June 21st.

DJI Mavic 2 Pro might soon be retired, is a Mavic 3 Pro imminent?

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
According to rumors, production of the DJI Mavic 2 Pro is coming to an end soon, suggesting a new drone could soon replace it.

Report claims UC Browser for Android and iOS tracks user activity

SlashGear / 8h
One of the biggest online companies in the world is the Chinese firm Alibaba. It has a browser application called UC Browser available on the Android Play Store or the Apple App Store. When UC Browser was first revealed, it was promised that the browser would offer an incognito mode that didn’t record web browsing or search history. The browser … Continue reading

A Lovely British Airways Business Class Experience

100+One Mile at a Time / 8h
In the previous post I wrote about our frustrating misconnect at London Heathrow , due to a broken jet bridge. In this post I wanted to cover our connecting experience, including the British Airways Club Lounge at the airport, as well as our Club Europe experience from London to Athens, which was better than I was expecting. I’ll keep this relatively brief, given that I’ve reviewed British Airway

Is Disney Plus account sharing allowed?

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Our guide breaks down the thorny issue of Disney Plus account sharing: is it technically allowed and how many devices can you stream to simultaneously?

Ericsson Private 5G promises to simplify and accelerate deployment

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Demand for mission critical, industrial and traditional applications will drive market for private 5G.

You can no longer use PayPal on eBay - here's why

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Changes to eBay terms will mean sellers can no longer use PayPal during a sales transaction.

Locus raises $50 million for its logistics management business

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TechCrunch / 8h
Locus, a startup that uses AI to help businesses map out their logistics, said on Wednesday it has raised $50 million in a new financing round as it looks to expand its presence. The new round, a Series C, was led by Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC. Qualcomm Ventures and existing investors Tiger Global Management and Falcon Edge also participated in the round, which brings the startup’s to-

Garmin's latest premium running watch can automatically call for help

Engadget / 8h
The Forerunner 945 LTE costs $650, while the Forerunner 55 is $200.

2022 Kia Stinger Scorpion Special Edition debuts with updated styling

SlashGear / 8h
Kia has officially unveiled the 2022 Stinger Scorpion Special Edition after debuting the redesigned Stinger sport sedan a few months ago. Available to order now at Kia dealerships, the Scorpion Package adds $1,295 over a 2022 Stinger GT2, upping the base price to $53,630 and $57,125 for RWD and AWD, respectively. All prices are inclusive of $1,045 destination fees. Now … Continue reading

Everything you need to know about Europe’s vaccine passports

The Points Guy / 8h
As the world reopens, the COVID-19 vaccine will be a new entry requirement for some destinations and travel providers. Many destinations will accept proof of vaccination to allow some travelers to skip COVID-19 tests and lengthy quarantines. This proof, in some countries, may come in the form of a vaccine passport . In mid-May, the European Union confirmed it would reopen to fully vaccinated trav

JBS says it is almost back up to speed following possible Russian cyberattack

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TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Unconfirmed reports suggest that JBS was target of a Russian-linked ransomware campaign.

New Garmin Forerunner 55 is beginner-friendly but packed with training tools

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
The Forerunner 55 adds a raft of new training and workout tools to Garmin's entry-level GPS watch.

AMD Ryzen 5700G could let you build a console-like gaming PC without needing a GPU

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
AMD’s incoming ‘Cezanne’ Zen 3 desktop APUs with integrated Vega graphics are coming to the general retailer market.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra sale date in India delayed indefinitely

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Xiaomi has delayed the sale of its flagship smartphone the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra in India, after the launch of the smartphone took place on April 23.

Windows 10 is messing up music playback for some people – but there’s a fix

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
This won’t be music to your ears, at least if you use lossless FLAC files…

The UK Has a Plan for a New ‘Pandemic Radar’ System

Wired / 8h
Disease surveillance schemes to catch the next rising virus already exist—they’re just not communicating with each other.

Welcome to Planet Egirl

Wired / 8h
What does it look like when women’s long-held interest in gaming is finally accepted into the mainstream—and embraced by billion-dollar industries?

David Harbour's spoof movie trailer highlights the awkwardness of Zoom

Mashable / 8h
David Harbour has been very busy lately. Not only has he been growing his hair long for his role in Marvel's Black Widow before immediately shaving it all off again for his role in Stranger Things Season 4 , but he's also found time to shoot a silly spoof movie trailer poking fun at Zoom awkwardness. "I wanted to bring this story to people, just to inspire them," Harbour tells Jimmy Kimmel on the

Rocket Lab cleared by the FAA to resume launches after mission failure last month

TechCrunch / 8h
Rocket Lab has already received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to resume its launch activities, following a failure during the second stage burn of its 20th Electron rocket mission that resulted in the loss of the payload . That’s a testament to Rocket Lab’s safety systems design, and everything working as intended when it encountered an anomaly, meaning that while the mi

Amazon Wants to Legalize It

100Gizmodo / 8h
Amazon wants to see recreational marijuana use legalized at the federal level, according to a new blog post from Dave Clark, the CEO of Amazon’s consumer side businesses. The company will also stop drug testing for weed, according to Clark, and treat cannabis like mainstream employers already treat alcohol.… Read more...

Engineers create new material to improve resolution in standard microscopes

SlashGear / 8h
Engineers from the University of California San Diego have developed a new technology that lets ordinary microscopes see in higher resolution than previously possible. The new technology improves the resolution of standard light microscopes so they can be used to observe finer structures and details inside living cells directly. The new material turns a conventional light microscope into somethin

Etsy is acquiring UK-based social selling site Depop for $1.625B in a mostly-cash deal

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100TechCrunch / 8h
Very big news today coming out of Europe in the world of e-commerce. Etsy , the New York-based marketplace where crafty creators and those interested in their styles can discover and buy those goods, today announced that it is acquiring Depop , a London-based marketplace targeting millennial and Gen-Z consumers with a new take on social shopping. Etsy is paying $1.625 billion for the company, in

7 Important Facebook Privacy Settings to Change Right Now

How-To Geek / 8h
Facebook’s long list of privacy options can seem daunting, but there are only a few settings that you need to change to better protect yourself. Here are some things you should check right now. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Beyond the hype: why SASE matters to businesses

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Are customers actually adopting SASE? And if so, why?

What CISOs should know about returning to the office

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Rick McElroy, Principal Cyber Security Strategist at VMware shares tips about what CIOs and CISOs should keep in mind as we get closer to returning to physical offices.

New Samsung SSD offers businesses maximum capacity, longer lifespan

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
The PM1731a SSD looks to maximize available user capacity and extended server lifespan.

BMW's i4 EV arrives next year starting at $55,400

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Engadget / 8h
BMW has revealed more specifications about the i4 electric sedan it unveiled in March along with the US pricing and availability.

Vizio's 2022 TV lineup includes a 40-inch TV with VRR for less than $250

Engadget / 8h
Vizio's new TV lineup brings high-end gaming features to cheap 1080p TVs.

Vizio's new soundbars include multiple options with Dolby Atmos

Engadget / 8h
Vizio's latest soundbars include multiple Dolby Atmos options and affordable models to boost your TV's sound.

Vizio adds voice control and a new look for its M- and P-Series TVs

Engadget / 8h
Vizio's new 65-inch 4K M-Series TV has a voice remote and a redesigned stand, and it's on sale now for less than $600.

Nintendo is turning one of its old factories into a museum

Engadget / 8h
Nintendo is repurposing an old factory into a gallery showcasing the products it has launched over the course of the company's history.

EU and Bill Gates make joint push for $1BN to accelerate clean tech

TechCrunch / 8h
The European Commission has announced a partnership with Bill Gates’ sustainable energy funding vehicle with the goal of unlocking new investments for clean tech and sustainable energy projects totalling up to $1BN (€820M) over five years (2022-2026). EU-based projects the partnership will focus on initially fall into four sectors which are being prioritized for their potential to deliver substan

Malicious emails often spend hours in inboxes before being spotted

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
Businesses should focus on employee training, experts say.

Amazon Prime Day 2021 goes down June 21-22

SlashGear / 9h
Amazon Prime subscribers always have a day to look forward to each year where Amazon marks down prices of a number of devices on its website. Prime Day 2021 happens on June 21 through the 22nd, starting the summer with some of the best deals in savings that Prime members will see all year. Amazon says the two-day shopping experience … Continue reading

Nintendo is opening its own museum so fans can explore its history

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Nintendo fans will be able to wander through its long history in a new dedicated museum/gallery set to open in Japan. On Wednesday, the gaming company announced that its Nintendo Uji Ogura Plant in Kyoto and the surrounding grounds will be repurposed for a gallery space to exhibit Nintendo products launched over the years. Named "Nintendo Gallery" for now, the space will showcase the company's pr

Nikon launches first macro lenses for Z series cameras

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
Nikon has revealed two macro lenses for mirrorless cameras like the Nikon Z7 II – and you'll be able to buy both very soon.

Chromebooks may soon get even better... thanks to your Android phone

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
Your Chromebook could soon be able to stream apps from your phone, as evidenced by a line of code in the latest Google Play Services update.

Apple TV finally comes to Android TV and Nvidia Shield

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Google has confirmed that the Apple TV app is now available on all Android TV devices.

Ahead of Battlefield 6, Prime Gaming is offering Battlefield 4 for free

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Prime Gaming is offering Battlefield 4 for free ahead of the release of Battlefield 6 later this year.

More signs point to a Nintendo Switch Pro announcement this week

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
Pre-orders for Nintendo Switch Pro could begin on June 4, according to the latest rumor about the widely expected Switch upgrade.

IDrive unveils unlimited photo backup service

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
IDrive hopes to capitalize on the recent curbs on Google Photos with their new truly unlimited service.

Apple TV is now available for all Android TV devices

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Mashable / 9h
Aching to use Apple TV on your Android TV? You're in luck, because the Apple TV app is now widely available on all newer devices running Android TV. Several vendors announced the availability of Apple TV on their devices, including Nvidia, which said on Tuesday the Apple TV app, as well as the Apple TV+ service, are now available on its Shield TV . Philips joined the party on Wednesday with the a

OnePlus Nord CE to miss an important feature, according to a new teaser

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
A new teaser for the OnePlus Nord CE suggests that it will not have the iconic alert slider that has been present on every device.

Boy George gives Waze driving directions, life advice for Pride month

Mashable / 9h
British pop star Boy George is taking over the Waze app this month for Pride. The eighties icon will guide trips, share wisdom and life advice, and provide a driving playlist. The Boy George experience, known as "Tea Time with Boy George," will be on the app starting Wednesday and be available through June 30. A curated playlist available on Spotify (which syncs with the Waze audio player) has tr

Pentagon clears two drones made by DJI for government use

SlashGear / 9h
There have been concerns about using hardware from China for several years. Worries the Chinese government might have software installed to allow it access to information stored within and transmitted by devices made in China resulted in several Chinese firms being barred from use by governmental agencies. Restrictions against Chinese companies and using hardware they make for government purposes

Scanning your face can reveal how exercise affects your mental health

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
Asics launches global survey to discover how working out affects your mood and wellbeing.

Next Sonos IKEA Symfonisk wireless speaker revealed – and it's a work of art

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
The Symfonisk picture frame with Wi-Fi speaker has been leaked... by IKEA.

Microsoft Edge is finally getting a major security upgrade

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
Microsoft makes HTTPS the default for Edge browser.

Amazon makes it easier to sue after deluge of arbitration claims

Engadget / 9h
Amazon has changed its policy on forced arbitration to allow customers to file lawsuits against it.

Deadpool can exist in the MCU with one big change, says director

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
A Deadpool MCU movie could happen if one major change is made, according to one of the film's directors.

Thor: Love and Thunder has finished filming – here's a new set photo

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Taika Waititi's Thor sequel has wrapped production, and actor Chris Hemsworth has marked the occasion with a set photo.

It's official: We know when Prime Day will be

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Mashable / 10h
The time has finally come, people: We know when Prime Day is going to be, and it's soon . Amazon previously confirmed that the two-day online shopping extravaganza would happen sometime in June following rumors that it might take place in July , but we now have official dates for when you'll be able to dive into those sweet, sweet deals. When is Prime Day? Mark your calendar for June 21 and 22. A

Vivo X70 series could launch during the IPL in September

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
The Vivo X70 series may come with three different variants and may only have iterative updates over its predecessor.

Vodafone to use CityFibre fibre network to power Ethernet services

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
Cloud adoption and distributed workforces are driving demand for dedicated connections

Blue water thinking

MIT Technology Review / 10h
The names of many of the new companies and technologies created to combat the effects of climate change on marine ecosystems can evoke thrilling acts of derring-do on the high seas. WaveKiller uses compressed air systems to create “walls” of bubbles up to 50 feet thick, to guard against erosion and contain waste and oil spills. The Inceptor is a solar-powered barge deployed by the Dutch nongovern

Reliance AGM date out: All eyes on Jio 5G phone, Jio 5G service and JioBook laptop

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
Reliance Industries is expected to make an announcement, at its 44th AGM, about its affordable, 5G-ready smartphone and rope in many users into the 5G fold, as the company hopes to revive its dominance of the telecom sector.

This new OLED TV design lets you watch TV on the ceiling

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
LG Display's competition winners show the future for OLED TVs, with a host of intriguing concept designs that could end up making it to market.

Shudder's creepy 'Son' trailer looks like a must for fans of 'Hereditary' and 'The Omen'

Mashable / 10h
Cults, creepy children, possession, and other people convinced it's all in your head — that's not exactly an original mix when it comes to horror, but it is an undeniably effective one. Ivan Kavanagh's new movie Son follows mother Laura (Andi Matichak) struggling to protect her child from the horrors of her past, after a group of strangers show up one night in his room. Channelling the creeping d

Halo Infinite may be one of the first Xbox Series X games to get dynamic HDR

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Halo Infinite appears as though it will support Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, according to a now removed page on Dolby’s website.

Bad iPhone battery life since iOS 14.6? You're not alone, and this fix could help

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
Some iPhone users are reporting poor battery life since upgrading to iOS 14.6.

Keep your pup cozy with a heated dog bed on sale

Mashable / 10h
TL;DR: The HEATD dog bed mattress gives your pup somewhere cozy to sleep. As of June 2, it's on sale for $169.99, a total savings of around 15%. Just because you like your air conditioning on full blast doesn’t mean your dog does Dogs get cold just like humans. The HEATD Dog Bed Mattress , which features a removable heating pad, can help keep your pup warm and cozy no matter the season — plus, it

Boost your productivity with this 12-course bundle on sale

Mashable / 10h
TL;DR: Learn how to be more productive and mindful with the 2021 Productivity Master Class Bundle , which is on sale for $39.99 as of June 2. If a year-plus of working from home has hindered your productivity, you’re not alone Upgrading your workspace can help, but if you need a mindset overhaul to help you get through the days ahead, check out this 2021 Productivity Master Class Bundle . Packed

Stay cool at your desk with this gadget on sale

Mashable / 10h
TL;DR: Beat the heat this summer and keep cool with a Nordic Hygge AirChill personal cooler , which is on sale for $75.97 as of June 2 — a savings of around 23%. You shouldn’t have to compromise on what you set the AC temperature to if you’re always sweating and your partner is a human icicle. Just grab one of these and live in your own chill bubble. For Memorial Day, you can pick one up for over

Tier banks $60 million in debt from Goldman Sachs to expand scooter fleet

TechCrunch / 10h
Berlin-based Tier Mobility has raised $60 million to help the e-scooter company expand its fleet and its network of battery charging stations in 2021. The funds, which come from investment banking firm Goldman Sachs, come just weeks after Tier was awarded the London e-scooter pilot permit , alongside Lime and Dott. With a major new city on the horizon and hints of further expansion plans, Tier wi

iPhone 13 battery leak shows improvements, but it's still not great

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
Some leaked iPhone 13 series battery capacities suggest the phones will improve on the iPhone 12 versions.

'Far Cry' Leaves Consoles Behind for Zero Latency's VR Arcades

How-To Geek / 10h
If you’re into playing action-adventure FPS titles, odds are you’ve probably heard of the Far Cry series. Now, arcade chain Zero Latency has announced it will be hosting Far Cry VR: Dive into Insanity at many of its global locations. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

NVIDIA's New GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Is $1,199 but Good Luck Finding One

How-To Geek / 10h
This week NVIDIA debuted its latest flagship graphics card (GPU) at the yearly Computex event, but good luck finding one when it goes on sale after June 3rd. NVIDIA actually announced two cards, as expected, the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti along with the high-end RTX 3080 Ti. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

What Are SBOMs and What Do They Mean to Open-Source Software?

How-To Geek / 10h
What’s inside the commercial and open-source software that you use? How much was written by the vendor and how much of it is third-party code? Can all of that code be trusted? Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 reportedly entering production and on track for August

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
Samsung has reportedly started mass producing Galaxy Z Fold 3 components, but not yet Galaxy Z Flip 3 ones.

Russian Criminals Suspected in Cyber Attack on World's Largest Meat Processor

Gizmodo / 10h
Russian criminals are likely behind the cyber attack on JBS Foods, the world’s largest beef and pork processor, according to the White House. The FBI has been brought in to investigate and JBS promises the “vast majority” of its meat processing facilities in the U.S. will be up and running by Wednesday. Read more...

American Airlines Extends Systemwide Upgrades

One Mile at a Time / 10h
This was initially rumored last week , but has now been confirmed. Systemwide upgrades extended through July 2022 American Airlines has once again extended the expiration of systemwide upgrades that were issued in 2019 — they’re now valid for bookings through July 31, 2022. While there hasn’t been a formal announcement, you should see the expiration date extended in your account. For some context

Have burning questions about sex and dating? We want to answer them.

Mashable / 11h
Dating was a befuddling, wild experience even before anyone uttered the word "COVID." But now? Singles, like everyone else, have found themselves in uncharted territory. We have to navigate post-pandemic life, something that hasn't been done on this scale since after the 1918 influenza — and it's safe to say dating and life in general was a lot different back then. If you have questions about sex

Amazon tried rebranding warehouse employees as 'industrial athletes'

Mashable / 11h
If the punishing pace of thankless work in an Amazon warehouse is getting you down, why not eat some lettuce? A new Motherboard report has revealed a pamphlet produced by Amazon as part of its WorkingWell program, and it looks like something out of an optimistically oblivious high school health class. Characterising warehouse workers as "industrial athletes," the irrationally sunny, vaguely conde

Apple's iPhone 13 may come with a significantly bigger battery

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Moto G40 Fusion price in India increased by Rs 500

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12h
The Moto G40 Fusion is Motorola’s best budget phone of the season. However, it is more expensive now and starts at Rs 14,499.

How China's Tencent Avoided an Antitrust Push, For Now.

NYT > Technology / 12h
Tencent’s popularity may help it avoid trouble with Beijing. But its vast power could still squelch innovation in the world’s largest online market.

YouTube will livestream Coachella 2022 performances

Engadget / 12h
YouTube is back as Coachella's official partner after a two-year absence due to the pandemic.