Sunday, June 06, 2021

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Will a Volcanic Eruption Be a Burp or a Blast?

2KWired / 8h
Scientists have begun to decipher the seismic signals that reveal how explosive a volcanic eruption is going to be.

A Texas bakery sparked backlash for making Pride cookies, so the internet showed up to support

500+Mashable / 1h
A local bakery in Texas is receiving an outpouring of support after a customer canceled a large order because the bakery wished the LGBTQ community a happy Pride month. The Lufkin, Texas-based bakery Confections posted a photo of rainbow heart cookies on Facebook on Wednesday, captioned, "More LOVE. Less hate. Happy Pride to all our LGBTQ friends! All lovers of cookies and happiness are welcome h

Taito's First Micro Arcade Replica Has a Pop-Out Rotating Screen

200+How-To Geek / 8h
Taito just revealed a desktop replica of the Egret II Mini, its sit-down arcade machine originally released in the 90s. Not only is it small and adorable, its screen actually pops out and rotates between a horizontal and vertical position. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

El Salvador Is Set to Become the First Country to Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender

Gizmodo / 34min
El Salvador may soon become the first sovereign nation in the world to adopt bitcoin as a legal tender, Salvadorian President Nayib Bukele announced Saturday. Read more...

8 sunny Spanish escapes to visit this summer

The Points Guy / 42min
The news we’ve all been waiting for is here : On Saturday, the Spanish embassy in the U.S. confirmed via Twitter that “entry is authorized” for people traveling from the U.S. to Spain who are fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the EU Medicines Agency or the World Health Organization. There are so many beautiful beach destinations in Spain to visit, including those with striking architect

Dr. Strange, Anthony Bourdain, and Indiana Jones Have Something in Common

Gizmodo / 1h
What do Doctor Strange , Anthony Bourdain, and Indiana Jones have in common? Well, writer Michael Waldron, of course. Read more...

Denmark has reopened to fully vaccinated US and UK travelers as of June 5

100+The Points Guy / 1h
Denmark recently reopened to more travelers. In particular, permanent residents of the U.S. and U.K. who are fully vaccinated can now visit Denmark for non-essential reasons without testing or quarantine when traveling from yellow or orange countries. As with almost every country reopening to tourism amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the requirements and regulations can be challenging to f

Netflix's ‘Sweet Tooth’ threads it all together in a lovely cliffhanger finale

Mashable / 1h
You may or may not have binged all of Netflix’s Sweet Tooth on opening weekend — and if not, we highly recommend it . Instead of a one-off miniseries based on Jeff Lemire’s DC Comics graphic novel, Sweet Tooth sets us up for a second season with an emotionally gripping, jam-packed finale. (Spoilers ahead.) We still don’t know exactly what happened during humanity’s Great Crumble, the world-changi

Supreme Court narrows the scope of a key anti-hacking law

Engadget / 1h
The US Supreme Court has ruled that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act doesn't cover abuse of networks people are authorized to access.

El Salvador wants to be the first nation in the world to treat bitcoin like cash

Mashable / 2h
El Salvadorean president Nayib Bukele wants his country to lead the way globally for bitcoin. That was the message President Bukele had for attendees at the Miami-set Bitcoin 2021 conference in a pre-taped video that played on Saturday. He announced a partnership with the payments app Strike that will pave the way for for bitcoin to join the U.S. dollar as an acceptable form of hard cash in El Sa

Hotel Cancels All Summer Reservations To Take More Lucrative Bookings, Hilton Shrugs

View from the Wing / 2h
The Hilo, Hawaii DoubleTree ownership says on video they went ahead and rented out all rooms at the property under an event contract instead, of honoring bookings, redemption or paid, calling it a “windfall.” Hilton responded letting me know that the hotel "is an independently owned and operated property" so they "cannot speak on the hotel's behalf." Continue reading ...

Cruella sequel movie already in the works at Disney

SlashGear / 2h
Disney released its antihero movie Cruella in late May and it has already proven a success for the company. Disney reports that it is ‘very pleased’ with the movie’s success thus far, including ‘strong’ performance on the Disney+ Premier Access streaming platform. It’s no surprise, then, that Disney is already looking to the future with a sequel in the early … Continue reading

Why a Proper Smart Home Doesn't Need a Hub

How-To Geek / 2h
Technically speaking, there’s no wrong way to set up a smart home. But some smart home advocates insist that “proper smart homes need a hub.” I disagree entirely. Your smart home doesn’t need a hub. In fact, you’re better off without one. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

This 'Catan' Board Game Rolls for You, Lights Up the Resources You Need

How-To Geek / 2h
Anyone who’s ever played Settlers of Catan knows how tricky it is to remember to collect all of your resources each turn. That’s probably why this guy built a custom board that automatically rolls and highlights the resources owed each turn. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Could 5G-powered mobile gaming really replace game consoles? We’re not certain

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 2h
5G has a lot of promise, but will it empower mobile gaming to supplant consoles? Not until some big hardware, software, and infrastructure obstacles are overcome.

Travel is back — and that means it’s time for a luggage upgrade

The Points Guy / 2h
Remember stocking up on back-to-school supplies as a kid? The thrill of walking into the classroom with a new pair of shoes or backpack? Well, that’s kind of how we feel about hitting the road with new luggage now that travel is back . For more TPG news and deals delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter. These days, the grown-up version of new school supplies for roa

World-first DNA test for resilience offered by SA life coach

Popular Mechanics / 2h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

How to watch Mayweather vs Logan Paul: live stream, time, rules and card details

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
One boxing superstar, one viral YouTuber, one huge match-up. See how to watch a Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul live stream online, including the time and rules of the bout itself.

Fortnite’s latest Season 7 teaser reveals alien pistol, takes jab at Superman

SlashGear / 3h
Epic has released its second Chapter 2 – Season 7 teaser, this one similar to the first teaser but with one big twist: it reveals what appears to be a piece of alien technology. The audio log takes a jab at Superman and includes a pair of glasses in a tractor beam. Visible behind the glasses, however, is a new … Continue reading

Loki Series Writer Michael Waldron Explains The Time Variance Authority

Gizmodo / 3h
The MCU is no stranger to time travel. It’s woven within the fabric of many of its stories, with Avengers: Endgame using it to change the course of Marvel. Read more...

Ancient electric cars meet modern EVs at Amelia Island show

Ars Technica / 3h
This is a 1905 Columbia XXXV Open Drive Brougham, which won best in class for the EVs. This Edwardian monster is a twin-motor design. [credit: Jonathan Gitlin ] Volkswagen provided flights to Jacksonville and three nights in a hotel so we could attend the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Ars does not accept paid editorial content. AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA—It's rare to see an electric vehicle amon

macOS 11.4 apparently fixes reported issue with SSD wear in M1 Macs

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
Latest version of macOS resolves reported SSD problem that was flagged up a few months back.

WatchOS 8 app 'leaks' hint at a more independent Apple Watch

Engadget / 3h
Code hints the Apple Watch might get Contacts and Tips apps with watchOS 8, making it more independent from your iPhone.

10 accessible tour companies that are changing the travel industry

The Points Guy / 3h
Planning a trip as a wheelchair user can be complicated, to say the least. Searching hours-on-end for the perfect accessible hotel, figuring out which modes of transportation are accessible , and compiling lists of accessible must-see attractions can certainly be stressful and time-consuming. But what if there was a way to eliminate a lot of the stress that comes with planning a wheelchair-friend

Remember Anonymous? Now They’re Threatening Elon Musk

3KFuturism / 3h
Elon Meets Anon Elon Musk has drawn the ire of a lot of people: crypto investors , union organizers , and “Saturday Night Live” cast members , just to name a few. However, it wasn’t until Friday did he get called out by a fairly surprising group: the hacktivist organization Anonymous. The group released a video threatening the Tesla CEO for his alleged manipulation of cryptocurrency markets, acco

Early reactions to 'Loki' on Disney+ say it's the best Marvel show yet

Mashable / 3h
Marvel's Loki doesn't hit Disney+ until Wednesday, but critics who received early screeners shared their thoughts Sunday morning Loki might be the best MCU show yet, and after all the fun we had with WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier , that's really saying something. Read our handy Loki primer here , and find out what critics thought below. WOW! #LOKI may just be the BEST series o

Amsterdam is testing autonomous boats on its famous canal system

SlashGear / 3h
Typically when we talk about autonomous vehicles, we’re talking about autonomous cars. However, there are other types of autonomous vehicles, including autonomous aircraft and autonomous boats. Amsterdam is famous for many things, one of them is its canal system and the water taxis that take people all around the city. Currently, Amsterdam is testing autonomous boats that run electric power … Con

Graeme Ferguson, Filmmaker Who Helped Create Imax, Dies at 91

NYT > Technology / 4h
He partnered with friends to produce stunning original technology that would give movie viewers an immersive, stadium-like experience.

This Country Plans to Be the First to Accept Bitcoin as Legal Tender

Futurism / 4h
Crypto Legal Tender El Salvador is beginning efforts to accept bitcoin as legal tender — making it the first ever sovereign nation to do so. President Nayib Bukele announced that he would introduce legislation to accept the cryptocurrency as legal tender along with the US dollar, according to CNBC . The El Salvadoran president made his announcement in a video broadcast to Bitcoin 2021, a multiday

El Salvador may be the first country to accept Bitcoin as legal tender

1KEngadget / 4h
El Salvador's President will propose a bill that would make Bitcoin legal tender — the first country to do so.

Chase Sapphire Preferred Review (Earn 100K Points)

One Mile at a Time / 4h
The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card has historically been one of the most well-rounded travel rewards cards. Chase has done a great job adapting this card to the new normal, by introducing perks that reflect the times. At the moment the card is even offering its best-ever sign-up bonus, which I’d argue is even the best bonus we’ve ever seen on any credit card. In this post I wanted to take an upda

The Note A Delta Pilot Left Before Dropping His Plane Off In The Desert At The Start Of The Pandemic

View from the Wing / 4h
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 ...

Unsung Heroes: A day in the life of a globetrotting 180-foot super yacht chief stew

The Points Guy / 4h
Sailing around the world in a yacht is a bucket list adventure — but what if you’re the crew and not the guest? Are The Exumas still just as gorgeous? For starters, don’t believe everything you see on “Below Deck” — the life of a yacht’s chief stew (short for chief steward/ess) is nonstop. Up at the crack of dawn and the last to call it a night only once the boat is spotless, these crewmembers wo

Astronomers think they discovered a new magnetar bringing the total to 25

SlashGear / 4h
Astronomers have made a discovery that could be significant. On June 3, astronomers received a brief x-ray burst that happened close to the galactic plane. The burst was captured by the Swift Burst Alert Telescope, and follow-up analysis have seemingly confirmed the burst was emitted by a previously unknown magnetar. The magnetar has been named Swift J1555.2-5402. If the newly … Continue reading

A Quiet Place Universe is Expanding With a Spin-off Film

100+Gizmodo / 5h
A Quiet Place is becoming a cinematic universe as Paramount Pictures gave the greenlight to a spin-off film set in the same universe. Read more...

How to Measure Your Heart Rate with a Samsung Galaxy Watch

How-To Geek / 5h
Samsung Galaxy smartwatches are great productivity companions, but they’re also good for fitness tracking. One useful feature is heart rate monitoring. We’ll show you how to measure your heart rate manually or automatically with a Samsung Galaxy Watch. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Scientists Have Uncovered the Humble Watermelon's Oldest Ancestor

How-To Geek / 5h
Melon enthusiasts have spent decades tracing the origins of the common watermelon, a popular fruit that has impacted cultures across the globe for thousands of years. And now, DNA testing has revealed its oldest ancestor, the Sudanese Kordofan melon. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Lockheed Martin won a $1 billion contract for operating and maintaining SBIRS

SlashGear / 5h
Lockheed Martin is thrilled after receiving a $1 billion contract that will see it operate and maintain the ground control systems of the Space Based Infrared System or SBIRS ground control centers. The US Space Force announced the contract on June 4. SBIRS is a component in the DOD missile warning network that is designed to detect ballistic missile launches. … Continue reading

The Ace Hotel New York is back in biz — and its buzzy all-day lobby scene is still the place to be

The Points Guy / 5h
I’ve been a fan of the Ace Hotel brand for years. It’s known for its hip lobbies and rooms that are outfitted with turntables, guitars and minifridges stocked with craft beer. Most Ace locations have an on-site craft coffee shop, bar and restaurant. In other words: it’s a hipster’s paradise. I’ve always liked this vibe. I stayed at the Ace Hotel New York before I moved to New York, and frequented

Scientists: The Pandemic Might Have Caused Two Flu Strains to Go Extinct

1KFuturism / 5h
Scientists believe that the COVID-19 pandemic safety measures such as masking and social distancing might have inadvertently resulted in several flu strains going extinct. Since March 2020, researchers haven’t detected two previously common strains of the flu, according to Gizmodo . More specifically, the strains that are “missing” are the Yamagata lineage of influenza B, and the 3c3 clade of the

This portable thermal printer is on sale for $70 right now

Engadget / 5h
PoooliPrint is a portable thermal printer that can consistently produce high-quality prints on regular or sticker paper. You can design your own images, edit photos with the app and produce labels on the go.

12 Best Credit Card Offers June 2021

500+One Mile at a Time / 5h
Every month I make a post with what I consider to be the best credit card offers at the time, with a particular focus on the best travel credit cards . As we get into summer, there’s a great sense of hope for many when it comes to travel. At least in the United States, coronavirus cases are way down, vaccines are available to all adults, and destinations are starting to open to travelers. That’s

A SpaceX rocket launched, released a satellite, and landed perfectly overnight

500+Mashable / 6h
While much of the United States was either sleeping or winding down their Saturday evening, SpaceX was keeping busy. The aerospace company sent one of its Falcon 9 rockets skyward at around 12:30 a.m. ET in an overnight launch that ferried a hefty Sirius XM satellite, dubbed SXM-8, into Earth's orbit. It was a smooth 125th mission for the company, also its 18th of 2021. Live webcast of SXM-8 miss

Hybrid working could be a catastrophic mistake

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6h
Businesses have failed to consider the practical implications of a hybrid working system.

Here’s why TSMC and Intel keep building foundries in the Arizona desert

Ars Technica / 6h
Enlarge / In 2020, Intel partnered with the National Forest Foundation in Phase III of a project replacing invasive Arundo and Tamarix weed species with native flora and revegetating burned-off areas. This phase of the project aims to restore 79 million gallons of fresh water per year. (credit: Intel ) Two of the world's leading chip manufacturers—Intel and TSMC—are increasing their US-based manu

How to Insert an Image in a Cell in Google Sheets

How-To Geek / 6h
Spreadsheets don’t always have to look like a solid wall of text. You can break that monotony by adding some images to your cells in Google Sheets. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Elon Musk Says Money Isn’t Real

1KFuturism / 6h
The Real Economy As part of his trend of tweeting confusing takes and meme posts about currency , Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter and seemingly suggested that money isn’t real. “Goods & services are the real economy, any form of money is simply the accounting thereof,” Musk said in a tweet on Saturday . Goods & services are the real economy, any form of money is simply the accounting thereof

Russia’s ISS exit may result in a new space race

SlashGear / 6h
Russia announced not long ago that it was considering leaving the ISS next year. At the same time, Russia has been cozying up with China, and the two countries have plans to work together in space. The US and Russia have worked together for a long time aboard the ISS, having enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship serving as a symbol … Continue reading

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

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6h
Steve Clarke's men are in promising shape ahead of the Euros - here's how you can watch a Luxembourg vs Scotland live stream wherever you are.

Can Firefox’s new look save the web browser?

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6h
We talked to Mozilla about the new look for Firefox

76ers vs Hawks live stream: how to watch NBA playoff series 2021 online from anywhere

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 6h
How will top seed Philly cope without star center Joel Embiid? Here's how to watch the 76ers vs Hawks series and live stream NBA playoffs action from anywhere.

How to Recognize the Signs of 'Main Character Syndrome'

Lifehacker / 6h
It can be easy to get caught up in your own life—especially after a year of limited opportunities to socialize in person. Living through a global pandemic has been strange: Everyone is aware that there is a lot going on around the world, but the prolonged isolation can make us feel as though we’re the only people… Read more...

New “Rich Versus Poor” Attack On Credit Cards Wants To Tax Rewards

View from the Wing / 6h
Vox runs a piece repeating the old trope that credit card rewards benefit the rich at the expense of the poor, because credit card processing fees result in higher prices – including for people who don’t pay by credit card. There’s a unique twist to the piece though since they call for taxing card rewards. It comes with a TikTok making the argument, which turns out to be highly misleading. Contin

Style vs. savings: Comparing JetBlue’s Mint Studio and Spirit’s Big Front Seat

The Points Guy / 6h
When you think of the most premium options for crossing the U.S., a few usual suspects come to mind: American Flagship first and business class , Delta One , United Polaris and JetBlue Mint . Until recently, Spirit Airlines hadn’t even been on my radar — flying an ultra-low-cost airline across the country didn’t seem to make much sense with full-service carriers offering tickets that include carr

24-inch iMac review: There’s still no step three

Ars Technica / 6h
Enlarge / The 2021, 24-inch iMac with Apple's M1. (credit: Samuel Axon) Much has been written about people embracing nostalgia for comfort during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the new 24-inch iMac's bright colors and simplistic design, Apple seems to be indulging in the pangs of nostalgia , too. But the new iMac's nostalgia is only skin deep. Inside, it has arguably the most advanced CPU currently

Fossil is making a new premium smartwatch for the new Wear OS

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
Fossil has revealed plans for a future flagship smartwatch, though details are still thin on the ground.

CDC links chicken products to salmonella outbreak in six states

SlashGear / 7h
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked a salmonella outbreak to raw breaded chicken products that were sold frozen. According to the agency, salmonella infections linked to a specific strain popped up across half a dozen states between late February and early May, resulting in several hospitalizations but no deaths. According to the CDC, a total of … Continue reading

Scientists Say That Declining Sperm Count Research Is Nonsense

Futurism / 7h
A group of scientists have called into question recent research that sounded the alarm bells on declining sperm count. Researchers at Harvard’s GenderSci Lab took a critical look at the 2017 study that concluded sperm count amongst men in Western countries have been dropping precipitously over the past four decades, according to The New York Times . Upon closer examination, they found that there

Get a Free Frosty Every Friday in June at Wendy's

Lifehacker / 7h
Although it definitely doesn’t have to be summer to treat yourself to a frozen dairy dessert, the rising temperatures make them especially enjoyable this time of year. And even if you aren’t someone who typically frequents fast food establishments, you probably have a favorite cheap and cheerful frozen menu item—or at… Read more...

How to Have Your Emails Read Aloud in Outlook on iPhone, iPad, and Android

How-To Geek / 7h
Sit back, rest your eyes, and listen to your emails instead of reading them. With Play My Emails in Microsoft Outlook on iPhone, iPad, and Android, Cortana is happy to read your messages aloud to you. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Fiat Will Transition to All Electric Vehicles Starting in 2025

How-To Geek / 7h
Fiat plans to go all-electric within the next decade, starting by transitioning several vehicles to electric-only in 2025. And while the Italian brand already offers several electric vehicles, this radical change for the company will increase more as we approach the year 2030. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

I finally 'get' Huawei's HarmonyOS - but it's definitely not for everyone

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
HarmonyOS has amazing potential - but you’ll have to buy lots of tech for it to pay off.

China Has Triggered a Bitcoin Mining Exodus

Wired / 7h
The promise of a crackdown is sending the country's crypterati scrambling for the exit.

RevAir's Hair Dryer Is a One-Stop Blow Out Shop

Wired / 7h
This expensive hair vacuum quickly dries and smoothes kinks out of your hair. It's impressive, if you can afford to pay for it and can store it.

Sweet Spot Sunday: How to save thousands of miles on Delta One awards to Europe

The Points Guy / 7h
Sweet Spot Sunday is a weekly series highlighting the best-value award redemptions across loyalty programs. With closed-door suites on all Airbus A350s and A330-900neos and updated business class seats on almost every Boeing 767-400ER aircraft , Delta offers several comfortable ways to fly across the Atlantic. Even on the A330s and B767-300ERs with older seats, Delta One (business class) passenge

3 helpful tips for when you plan to come out online

Mashable / 7h
As a millennial born in the late '80s, Shaun Connors came out online long before it was a TikTok trend . "For me, coming out online was a good, first easy way to test the waters with my friends and see 'is this my identity?'" says Connors, chapter engagement manager with PFLAG National, an LGBTQ advocacy organization. His experience coming out online, and that of others, may help those seeking to

NASA Juno probe will fly within 645 miles of Ganymede’s surface

SlashGear / 7h
One of the largest planets in the solar system is Saturn, and it has some of the most intriguing moons in the entire solar system. One of its moons, called Ganymede, is the largest moon in the solar system, and it will get its first close pass by a probe in more than two decades on Monday. The NASA Juno … Continue reading

How to Clean Your Kid's LEGO Pieces, Because Think How Gross They Are

Lifehacker / 7h
If you have kids, you probably have some type of LEGO bricks (or their generic equivalent) in your home right now. You’ve also probably stepped on (at least) one with your bare feet, and, in the process, taught your child some of their first curse words . Read more...

When the bison come back, will the ecosystem follow?

Ars Technica / 7h
Enlarge (credit: Scott Kublin ) On a blustery October afternoon at the Wolfcrow Bison Ranch in southern Alberta, Canada, Dan Fox and his ranch hand, Man Blackplume, tried to wrestle fence panels into place despite a 60 mph wind. The next day was weaning day—and the fence needed to be rock solid so the bison calves could be separated from their mothers. The two members of the Kainai First Nation,

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

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
Fringe players get final chance to impress Gareth Southgate at Wembley. Here's how to get a England vs Romania live stream wherever you are for this pre-Euro 2020 friendly.

China’s drive to compete against Starlink for the future of orbital internet

TechCrunch / 8h
There has been a wave of businesses over the past several years hoping to offer broadband internet delivered from thousands of satellites in low-earth orbit (LEO), providing coverage of most of the earth’s surface. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen excitement in the category. Companies and people that you have heard of — Bill Gates and Motorola, to name a few — invested billions of dollars int

How GaN is changing the future of semiconductors

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
GaN is helping the semiconductor industry shake its reliance on silicon.

How to Update an Xbox Wireless Controller Using a PC

How-To Geek / 8h
It’s easy to update the Microsoft Wireless Controller (for Xbox Series X|S) using a Windows 10 PC. You’ll just need to download a Microsoft app, plug in your controller, and follow the onscreen instructions. Here’s how to do it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

AMD shouldn't rely on Nvidia to help with FidelityFX Super Resolution - but Linux gamers instead

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution was proudly shown to support Nvidia graphics cards, but we shouldn’t expect the green team to do any work on it. That doesn’t mean it won’t happen at all.

A Love Letter to Grand Theft Auto's Best Side Stories

Wired / 8h
The often-overlooked Liberty City and Vice City Stories have some of the best character development and the most cinematic moments in the franchise.

United CEO Declares Goal To Double MileagePlus Earnings In Four Years

View from the Wing / 8h
United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby, speaking at the Alliance Bernstein 37th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference on Thursday, explained his cost-cutting vision as eliminating fat from management and unnecessary processes without touching product investment. He offered that they will "save $2 billion in expense, not a single penny is going to come from customer product, in fact we're going to spend

Hacker lexicon: What is a supply chain attack?

500+Ars Technica / 8h
Enlarge (credit: Frank Lindecke / Flickr ) Cybersecurity truisms have long been described in simple terms of trust: Beware email attachments from unfamiliar sources and don't hand over credentials to a fraudulent website. But increasingly, sophisticated hackers are undermining that basic sense of trust and raising a paranoia-inducing question: what if the legitimate hardware and software that mak

Build And Secure Networks With This CompTIA and Cisco Certification Bundle

Futurism / 9h
As technology advances, the jobs we do will change in ways we’re just beginning to understand. Yet one job won’t be going anywhere; we’ll need legions of network engineers to design, build, upgrade, troubleshoot, and protect the clouds and connections we increasingly rely on. The Premium CompTIA & Cisco Networking Certification Prep Bundle helps both newbies and IT professionals upskill to build

Overwatch young adult novel series expands with Deadlock Rebels

SlashGear / 9h
Scholastic imprint Away From Keyboard (AFK) has released the second installment in Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch novel series for young adults. The new book is titled Deadlock Rebels and it revolves around the player-favorite character Jesse McCree, as well as the novel’s protagonist Elizabeth Caledonia Ashe and B.O.B., her omnic butler. Deadlock Rebels is set in the American Southwest where

The best apps for dog lovers and pup parents

Mashable / 9h
Whether you're human or canine or something in between, there’s definitely an app for you. But while apps are often designed to capture your attention and sell you something, they aren’t always as helpful as they claim to be. How do you decide which to download and which to pass by? My nine (yes, nine) dogs and I got together to put together a list of recommended canine-focused apps, with an eye

macOS 12 wish list: what we want to see

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
After the major splash Big Sur caused in 2020, expect less glitter but more refinement this year with macOS 12.

Google's $99 A-Series Earbuds Are AirPods for Android

Wired / 9h
The company's more affordable version of last year's Pixel Buds cut some perks for a much better price.

Twitch Turns 10, and the Creator Economy Is in Its Debt

Wired / 9h
The livestreaming platform for gamers helped pioneer the patronage systems that prop up so much of the internet today.

How to Protect Your Files From Ransomware

400+Wired / 9h
It's a growing threat for individual users and businesses alike—but there are ways to protect yourself.

What Does “HODL” Mean?

How-To Geek / 10h
You’re scrolling through social media, and you encounter someone saying that they’re “HODLING” or telling someone else to “HODL.” Confused? Here’s what the word means in the world of cryptocurrency and finance—and why it’s not misspelled. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Five games to play while waiting for God of War: Ragnarok

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
Hyped for God of War: Ragnarok but can’t wait until 2022 to play it? These five games should satisfy you in the meantime.

Huawei Watch 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Watch 3: The better option

SlashGear / 10h
The smartwatch industry is gaining pace with more OEMs joining the party. After Samsung, which has been a fiercer competitor for the Apple Watch, the likes of OnePlus and now Huawei is trying to make inroads. To present a viable option, Chinese tech giant Huawei has announced its first smartwatch running the in-house HarmonyOS. Dubbed Huawei Watch 3, it has … Continue reading

Tesla recalls some Model 3 and Model Y cars

SlashGear / 10h
No automakers are immune from recalls. Sometimes, faulty components are integrated into vehicles, or mistakes are made that lead to parts that pose a potential hazard to owners. When this happens, auto manufacturers team up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to issue recalls to protect owners. Tesla has announced two recalls to address seatbelt issues. One of the … Continue r

Tour de Suisse live stream 2021: how to watch every cycling stage in Switzerland from anywhere

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
Watch as Tom Dumoulin returns to action and some of the world’s best riders gear up for The Big One with a 2021 Tour de Suisse live stream, no matter where you are.

New privacy controls, multitasking features and a Mind app tipped for WWDC 2021

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
Updates are coming to iOS, iPadOS, watchOS and more, and we've got some advance information.

MotoGP Catalunya live stream 2021: how to watch Catalan Grand Prix online from anywhere

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
Can reigning champion Mir slow down runaway leader Quartararo? Here's how to get a MotoGP live stream of the Catalan Grand Prix - no matter where you are.

Relive your wedding with this photo sharing app on sale

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TL;DR: Share photos of your special day using the SamSaidYes Premium Wedding Photo Sharing App , on sale for 50% off. As of June 6, sign up for $24.99. Weddings are a blast — so naturally, everyone takes a ton of pictures. But you probably won't see all of everyone's shots. There are just too many. That’s where SamSaidYes comes in. The SamSaidYes Premium Wedding Photo Sharing App lets the happy c

20 weekend deals on cooking gadgets, coffee makers, and more

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If you have a dad who lives in the kitchen and loves to share all the delicious treats and drinks he's whipped up, gift him one of these coffee makers, kitchen gadgets, or cookers (on sale as of June 6) for Father's Day . When you enter code WELOVEDAD at checkout, you'll save an additional 20% on already discounted items for a limited time. It's a win for you and a win for your dad. Gourmia® GCM7

Save big on a refurbished iMac this weekend

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TL;DR: As of June 6, get a refurbished 21.5-inch Apple iMac on sale for $1,099.99 — a 26% discount on the retail price. If you work from home — even just a few days a week — you need a setup that can keep up with you. And if the last time you upgraded your home office was 10 iOS updates ago, it's past time to revamp your gear. A nice way to enhance your desk and make working easier is to get a th

15 golf gadgets on sale for Father’s Day

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Whether you want to help your golf enthusiast dad improve his skills on the course or give him a way to practice at home, these golf-related deals are sure to make him smile. And the additional 20% off is sure to make you happy as well. As of June 6, you can use the code WELOVEDAD at checkout to score these golf deals. Callaway 200s Laser Rangefinder The Calloway 200s Laser Rangefinder is an easy

Grab a refurbished Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse for 65% off

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TL;DR: Upgrade your home office with this refurbished Logitech MK825 Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo , which on sale as of June 6. Get the bundle for only $34.99 — a 65% discount on the retail price. Whether you’re typing in Google Docs, drawing logos on Illustrator, coding, or gaming, a comfortable, high-quality setup is essential. And we're not just talking about a padded chair with lumbar su

Tardigrades and Baby Squid Are Being Launched Into Space for Science

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In humanity’s grand tradition of sending stuff to space and seeing what happens, NASA will launch tardigrades (aka water bears) and baby bobtail squid into space to study them. The effects could impact future astronaut space survival. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Goodbye C By GE, Hello Beautiful Cync Smart Home App

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Last year, Savant purchased the C By Ge smart home division and announce a new name—Cync. And alongside new cameras, plugs, and smart switches the company promised an app makeover. The new Cync app is here, and it’s inspired by Savant’s well-known designs. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Smartphone battery tech: what could the next 10 years bring?

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Your next smartphone could charge faster and last longer than ever.