Tuesday, June 08, 2021

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Twitch, Pinterest, Reddit and more go down in Fastly CDN outage

2KTechCrunch / 13h
Countless popular websites including Reddit, Spotify, Twitch, Stack Overflow, GitHub, gov.uk, Hulu, HBO Max, Quora, PayPal, Vimeo, Shopify, and news outlets CNN, The Guardian, The New York Times, BBC and Financial Times are currently facing an outage. A glitch at Fastly , a popular CDN provider, is thought to be the reason, according to a product manager at Financial Times. Fastly has confirmed i

American, following Delta’s lead, asks employees to volunteer at the airport

3KThe Points Guy / 12h
This summer is going to usher in a busy travel season. American Airlines isn’t preparing only by adding new routes or upgauging existing ones with wide-body aircraft. On Monday, the Fort Worth-based carrier also sent out a plea to its management employees to ask them to volunteer at the airport, as first reported by Twitter user “JonNYC” and later confirmed by the carrier. In a memo to employees,

Websites begin to work again after major breakage

32KBBC News - Technology / 12h
Cloud computing provider Fastly, which was behind the problems,said it was implementing a fix.

Jazz vs Clippers live stream: how to watch NBA playoff series 2021 online from anywhere

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Two of the finest 3-point shooters go toe-to-toe in this Western Conference semifinal. Here's how to watch the Jazz vs Clippers series and live stream NBA playoffs action from anywhere.

Patrick Stump's Spidey and His Amazing Friends Theme Is a Web-Slinging Bop

Gizmodo / 17min
Whether it’s the classic ‘60s bop , the ‘90s heavy metal guitar wails , or the pop-rock goodness of Spectacular Spider-Man , Peter Parker’s animated adventures have always had some pretty banging theme songs. His latest animated show , aimed at younger audiences, is no exception, thanks to Fall Out Boy vocalist Patrick… Read more...

Extra Crunch roundup: Security data lakes, China vs. Starlink, ExtraHop’s $900M exit

TechCrunch / 23min
News broke this morning that Bain Capital Private Equity and Crosspoint Capital Partners are purchasing Seattle-based network security startup ExtraHop. Part of the Network Detection and Response (NDR) market, ExtraHop’s security solutions are for companies that manage assets in the cloud and on-site, “something that could be useful as more companies find themselves in that in-between state,” rep

Fortnite’s new Battle Star system explained: Choose your favorites

SlashGear / 27min
Epic overhauled its Battle Pass system for Chapter 2 – Season 7, which was released in the early morning hours today. Rather than players unlocking Battle Pass rewards linearly like in past seasons, the new system introduces Battle Stars and the ability to unlock any item you want regardless of where it falls on the list. The Battle Pass system … Continue reading

As a Green Bubble, I Appreciate Apple’s FaceTime Olive Branch

Gizmodo / 29min
The minute I saw Apple’s mockup of a FaceTime call taking place on an Android browser at its WWDC keynote , I texted my best friend. “Apple announced FaceTime for Android users,” I wrote her. “You can make a Zoom-like meeting link, and then I can join you from my phone.” I typed out three consecutive sobbing emojis to… Read more...

Spurred by Clarence Thomas, Ohio AG wants Google declared a public utility

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Ars Technica / 30min
Enlarge / Googleplex office in Palo Alto, California in January 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Ingus Kruklitis) The state of Ohio sued Google today in an unusual complaint that seeks a legal declaration that Google is a common carrier and public utility under Ohio law. "Google uses its dominance of Internet search to steer Ohioans to Google's own products—that's discriminatory and anti-competitive

Pledge 1% is asking VCs to help unlock billions in corporate philanthropy

TechCrunch / 41min
The corporate philanthropy organization Pledge 1% has, since its launch in 2014, asked founders to donate 1% of their companies’ equity, product or employees’ time starting on their first day of business. While the Bay Area-based outfit has found meaningful support from companies like DocuSign, Box, Twilio Okta and PagerDuty that pledged their resources ahead of becoming publicly traded companies

Netflix's live-action 'Cowboy Bebop' series starts streaming this fall

Engadget / 44min
3, 2, 1, let's jam.

Liquid Web expands its WordPress offerings with IconicWP acquisition

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 59min
Liquid Web has acquired IconicWP and its founder and team will be joining the company's StellarWP business.

Samsung Overhauls the SmartThings App Even Though It’s Killing the SmartThings Hub

Gizmodo / 1h
Samsung just overhauled the user interface for its SmartThings smart home app, which includes a redesigned home screen and reorganization of menu items. Read more...

Daily Crunch: Fastly CDN outage briefly takes Twitch, Reddit and Pinterest offline

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To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here . If you want to catch up on why the internet broke today , we have the story that you need. I suppose it’s nice to read that story without it being Amazon’s fault for once. Or Cloudflare. Now that we think about it, there are a lot of failure points for the internet

Our Favorite Cheap Earbuds Are an Unbelievable $16 Right Now

Wired / 1h
These affordable wireless buds from JLab Audio have the same specs as the Apple AirPods and sound almost as good.

Fast.ly broke the Internet for an hour this morning

Ars Technica / 1h
Enlarge / The United Kingdom government's official website was one of those affected by this morning's outage. The cryptic "Guru Mediation" message shown is an untrapped, unskinned error returned from the Varnish cache server powering the Fastly CDN. (credit: Leon Neal via Getty Images ) For roughly an hour this morning—6 am to 7 am EDT, give or take a few minutes—enormous swathes of the Internet

Dungeons & Dragons Returns to Magic: The Gathering With a New Sourcebook For Magic School

Gizmodo / 1h
Want to trade out delving dungeons for magic class, wizarding sports, and intra-faction rivalries by snotty schoolkids made all the more snottier by the fact they have the power to throw a fireball at you? Well, good news: Dungeons & Dragons is packing its school bag and popping over to the world of Magic: The … Read more...

Spirit to enter Miami with 30 routes in major competitive shake-up

500+The Points Guy / 1h
Things are getting really hot in Miami, and it’s not just the temperature. Spirit Airlines announced on Tuesday that it will start flying to Miami, with a total of 30 routes taking off later this year launching in early October through mid-November. The airline will fly to a slew of domestic and international cities from Florida’s second-busiest airport, without cutting any of its existing servic

NASA Juno mission sends back first two images of Jupiter’s giant moon

SlashGear / 1h
NASA’s Juno mission has sent back its first two close-up images of Jupiter’s giant moon Ganymede, giving the public their first look at the moon’s surface in two decades. Juno made its flyby of Jupiter’s moon yesterday, June 7, marking the first time a spacecraft has gotten this close to Ganymede in more than 20 years, according to the space … Continue reading

Here's why Redditors are flooding the YouTube video for 'Gangnam Style' with meme stock comments

Mashable / 1h
If all of your favorite websites went down, where would you meetup with all of your online friends? If you're a Redditor who frequents r/WallStreetBets and owns some meme stocks — like GameStop or AMC — the answer is simple. You meet in the comments section for the YouTube video of the 2012 viral pop-sensation "Gangnam Style " by South Korean singer Psy. Wait...what? problem: some redditors belie

State of Origin 2021 Game 1 live stream: how to watch NSW vs Qld from anywhere

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Origin is back, with the NSW Blues set to face the Queensland Maroons in Townsville for the 2021 series opener.

Trucks VC launches two new funds for early and late-stage transportation startups

TechCrunch / 1h
Trucks Venture Capital, a fund that focuses on early-stage entrepreneurs in transportation, is launching two new funds that it says will help build the future of transportation. Its new core fund, Trucks Venture Fund 2 (TVF2), was raised over the last year and recently closed on $52,525,252. The fund is backed by three auto OEMs and three auto suppliers that make everything from bicycles to Class

Peacock comes to Samsung smart TVs

Engadget / 1h
This is its first significant expansion for the streaming service since it made its way to Roku devices last September following protracted negotiations between Roku and NBCUniversal.

Watermelons on Mars TKTK [DO NOT PUBLISH]

Gizmodo / 1h
It’s unfortunate that delicious watermelons are not currently among those species known to be native to Mars. Thankfully, neither are cops. So a story the New York Times published on Tuesday stating that, contrary to expectations, police had found watermelons on the Red Planet was sort of a mixed bag even if the story… Read more...

Don’t trust that SPAC deck

TechCrunch / 1h
The continuing saga of Lordstown Motor’s struggles as a public company took a new turn today as the electric truck manufacturer made yet more news. Bad news. Shares of Lordstown are down sharply today after the company reported in an SEC filing that it does not have enough capital to build and launch its electric truck. Here’s the official verbiage (formatting, bolding: TechCrunch): Since incepti

Ring won’t say how many users had footage obtained by police

TechCrunch / 1h
Ring gets a lot of criticism, not just for its massive surveillance network of home video doorbells and its problematic privacy and security practices, but also for giving that doorbell footage to law enforcement. While Ring is making moves towards transparency , the company refuses to disclose how many users had their data given to police. The video doorbell maker, acquired by Amazon in 2018 , h

Here's What's in the Senate's Massive Bill Funding the Tech War With China

Gizmodo / 1h
Sweeping legislation that would start to unleash about $250 billion in federal funding encourage U.S. technological competition with China is set to easily clear the Senate as early as Tuesday, Reuters reports . Here’s what’s in it. Read more...

Watch 6 Glorious Minutes of Tig Notaro Getting Digitally Added to Army of the Dead

Gizmodo / 1h
Almost every big-budget movie uses copious amounts of VFX , and it’s always quite satisfying to see what those movies looked like before the VFX was added—and how much effort it took the CG animators and artists to create the finished product. However, this VFX showcase video from Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead is… Read more...

Trisha Paytas steps down from 'Frenemies' podcast after tense dispute on the show

Mashable / 2h
Trisha Paytas is leaving Frenemies after a contentious on-air discussion about ownership of the podcast, they announced in a recent video posted to their personal YouTube channel. Monday's episode of Frenemies ended with Paytas and Klein arguing over the show's production, revealing a long-running dispute over pay and creative control over the podcast. During the last minutes of the show, Paytas

E3 2021 schedule live stream start times: Bethesda, Capcom, Nintendo

SlashGear / 2h
After taking 2020 off because of the COVID-19 pandemic, E3 is returning this year. While Sony and Microsoft don’t have any big consoles to detail this time around – Sony, for its part, is sitting E3 2021 out entirely – it should still be a big show as we move deeper into the new console generation. Today, E3’s organizers announced … Continue reading

American Airlines Cancun Flight Turned Back Because Passenger On Board Skipped Security Screening

View from the Wing / 2h
This morning American Airlines flight AA881 from Charlotte to Cancun was forced to return to Charlotte - before heading back out to Cancun. Multiple reports of the incident suggested that a passenger on board hadn't cleared TSA security. In one version it was an employee, and in another version a non-rev flying on a buddy pass. Continue reading ...

Razer's Audio app leaks images of these Opus X headphones

Engadget / 2h
Looking through the changelog of the latest version of the Razer Audio app on Android, XDA Developers noticed Razer says the software is compatible with the "Opus X," a pair of headphones the company has yet to release.

Pick up a recommended pair of Anker noise-canceling headphones for $60

Ars Technica / 2h
Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) Today's Dealmaster is headlined by a new low price on Anker's Soundcore Life Q30 headphones, which are currently down to $60 on Amazon when you clip the on-page coupon. Typically, these wireless noise-canceling headphones retail for $80. While we haven't formally reviewed the Soundcore Life Q30s on Ars, we have tested them and found them to be a rare value among sub

Feast your eyes on Ganymede, the largest moon in the solar system

Mashable / 2h
Ganymede, a behemoth of an icy moon in Jupiter's orbit, was captured in vivid detail by NASA's Juno spacecraft on June 7. It was the closest flyby of the moon ever. Photos shared by NASA Tuesday highlight stunning details of the surface of Ganymede . There are dozens of visible craters, contrasting light and dark terrains, and other large surface features that NASA says could indicate the presenc

Osma’s high-tech instant cold brew could change summertime coffee forever

TechCrunch / 2h
It’s rare that a truly new way to make coffee is invented, and nearly all of them have one thing in common: heat. After all, it’s hot water that quickly extracts flavor and body from grounds. But Osma , a new device using an entirely novel coffeemaking technique, makes a rich, strong espresso-like drink at any temperature, including icy cold — and it might be the next big thing in the industry. O

The new Apple VPN won't be available in China, other restrictive countries

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 2h
Apple's private relay feature won't be available in China, Belarus, Colombia, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkmenistan, Uganda and the Philippines.

Ohio’s attorney general wants Google to be declared a public utility.

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NYT > Technology / 2h
If Google were declared a so-called common carrier like a utility company, it would prevent the company from prioritizing its own products, services and websites in search results.

Netflix's Locke & Key Shares a Return Date and a Ton of New Images

Gizmodo / 2h
Locke & Key ’s first season actually debuted last February—but considering all that happened in 2020, it might as well have been 10 years ago. Fortunately, there’s finally some news on when we’ll get more from the Netflix series, adapted from the IDW graphic novels by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez. Read more...

How to Hire a Contractor Without Getting Hosed

Lifehacker / 2h
We love a good DIY project around here, but even the most seasoned DIY-ers still need to call a professional from time to time. When that happens, you’ll want to hire someone who’ll get the work done without too much hassle. Read more...

Ranking every MCU movie based on how dramatic Loki acts

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Mashable / 2h
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Buried features: There’s more to macOS Monterey than the keynote let on

Ars Technica / 2h
Enlarge / A promotional image of macOS Monterey. (credit: Apple ) As is always the case with each Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Apple's 90-minute presentation Monday covered what the company deems the biggest features of its new operating systems. But Apple didn't cover every change coming to Macs. We've singled out a few changes that didn't get much fanfare yesterday but are nonethele

Jaybird Vista 2 true wireless ANC earbuds offer athletes ‘Earthproof’ design

SlashGear / 2h
Jaybird is back with another pair of sports earbuds designed for athletes and others who enjoy listening to tunes while exercising. The Vista 2 true wireless sports earbuds build upon the previous Vista model, offering advanced features alongside the durability one would expect from a product targeted at an active consumer base. The Vista 2 earbuds feature a true wireless … Continue reading

Minecraft adds new ways glow and emit light

SlashGear / 2h
Today we’re taking a peek at the Minecraft Caves & Cliffs update: Part I, and the several new ways you can now emit light. There’s a new Cave Vine, for example, grown by Glow Berries. They’re not as bright as torches and grow downward, from the bottom of a block. To use the following items and/or find said items in … Continue reading

EV startup Fisker sets moonshot goal of making a climate neutral EV by 2027

TechCrunch / 2h
Electric vehicle startup Fisker Inc. has set a moonshot goal of creating its first climate neutral car by 2027. Fisker has yet to bring a vehicle to market — climate neutral or not — making this an ambitious target. The all-electric Fisker Ocean SUV, which is still on track to go into production in November 2022, will not be climate neutral, according to CEO Henrik Fisker who laid out the target

Apple’s new ShazamKit brings audio recognition to apps, including those on Android

TechCrunch / 2h
Apple in 2018 closed its $400 million acquisition of music recognition app Shazam. Now, it’s bringing Shazam’s audio recognition capabilities to app developers in the form of the new ShazamKit . The new framework will allow app developers — including those on both Apple platforms and Android — to build apps that can identify music from Shazam’s huge database of songs, or even from their own custo

It's About to Really, Really Suck to Lose Your iPhone

Gizmodo / 3h
The evolution of the phone as a do-everything device edged forward this week with Apple’s announcement of iOS 15 . And while some of the new features seem handy, the real-world implications could create a world of hurt. Read more...

Capcom E3 2021 showcase confirmed: Here are the games to expect

SlashGear / 3h
We’ve very close to E3 2021, and with just a few days left to go before major publishers start hosting their livestreaming events, Capcom has confirmed when its own showcase will be happening. Not only has Capcom confirmed the time and date of its E3 showcase, but it has also confirmed several of the games it’ll have on hand, opting … Continue reading

A new plant-based tuna is coming to restaurants in 2022

Engadget / 3h
The next time you visit a sushi restaurant, the delicious spicy tuna rolls that come with your sushi platter may not come from a fish at all.

FFS, There Are No Exercises You Should 'Never' Do

Lifehacker / 3h
Whatever your goals, there will be some exercises that are perfect for you (as part of a well-designed, appropriately loaded exercise program) and others that might not be a great fit. But there are no exercises that you should “never” do. Read more...

Facebook offers 'extra cash' for creators who stream more

Engadget / 3h
At its first Creator Week event, Mark Zuckerberg introduced new features that will help influencers to earn “extra cash” for meeting specific goals.

DC's League of Superpets Film Reveals Cast of Many Good Boys and Girls

Gizmodo / 3h
DC’s just dropped a surprise first look at Krypto’s appearance in League of Superpets , its new animated movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as Superman’s beloved canine pal . But that’s not the only news: Krypto’s bringing some big stars with him to round out the team of, well, super pets. Read more...

Just eat this takeaway container already — Future Blink

Mashable / 3h
The design studio Forest and Whale made a food container from wheat husks that can either be eaten or composted after you're done. Read more... More about Mashable Video , Takeaway , Edible , Containers , and Compostable

GoDaddy customers can now create and share directly to Instagram

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
Business owners can target their Instagram posts more accurately and from directly within their GoDaddy accounts.

Apple's 'private relay' feature won't be available in China

Mashable / 3h
Apple doubled down on privacy yesterday by adding features to its apps and operating systems. One of those new features is called Private Relay, but it's not going to be available in 10 countries where Apple devices are used and in some cases are extremely popular. One of those countries is China, which accounts for nearly 15 percent of the company's revenue. Private Relay is about as close as Ap

Wisconsin Pharmacist Who Destroyed Hundreds of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Sentenced to 3 Years Prison

Gizmodo / 3h
On Tuesday, a federal judge sentenced Steven Brandenburg, the Wisconsin pharmacist whom police say deliberately sabotaged hundreds of covid-19 vaccine doses last December, to three years in federal prison, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports . Brandenburg had earlier admitted to tampering with the vaccines over… Read more...

Apple TV’s summer preview includes tantalizing glimpses of Foundation series

Ars Technica / 3h
Jared Harris as Hari Seldon, a mathematician whose "psychohistory" approach predicts the collapse of the Galactic Empire. [credit: YouTube/Apple TV ] Last summer, we got our first glimpse of Apple TV's hotly anticipated adaptation of Isaac Asimov's Foundation series of novels when Apple released a teaser trailer during the 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference. Production on the new show , which s

Study finds Facebook's free data app favored its own services

Engadget / 3h
Discover provides users with free daily data and stripped-down web pages.

Everything New in the June 2021 Pixel Drop Update

Lifehacker / 3h
Google is rolling out its latest Pixel Drop as part of the June 2021 Android security update. For those who don’t know, Pixel Drops are released throughout the year and add Pixel-specific features alongside the usual security patches all Android phones receive. Read more...

Nevada Takes a Baby Step Toward Banning Lawns

Gizmodo / 3h
A megadrought has stricken the Southwest , taking a massive toll on ecosystems, drinking water, farms, and more in seven states. One of those states, Nevada, is taking a permanent step to protect dwindling water resources by cracking down on the scourge of useless lawns. Read more...

The creators of this fully autonomous EV call it the "taxi of the future" — Future Blink

Mashable / 3h
Introducing FLIP, the first fully autonomous electric vehicle from Sber AutoTech. Read more... More about Mashable Video , Taxi , Evs , Autonomous Vehicles , and Future Blink

Sony WF-1000XM4 vs WF-1000XM3: should you buy the latest model or save your money?

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It’s a battle between the Sony buds. Are the new Sony WF-1000XM4 worth it, or should you save some money with the Sony WF-1000XM3?

Major Minecraft update released in Caves & Cliffs: How to get it

SlashGear / 3h
Today Minecraft version 1.17.0 was released for most platforms, bringing the entire game to a new universe with a few key feature upgrades. This includes a new Axolotl creature, Glow Squid, powder snow, glow ink, amethyst geodes, tinted glass, copper, and a new lightning rod. There’s also a new Spyglass item, raw ore, deepslate, “tuff”, dripstone block, pointed dripstone, dripleaf, … Continue rea

Tiny handheld Playdate preorders open next month for $179, with 24 charming monochrome games to start

TechCrunch / 3h
Playdate , app and game designer Panic’s first shot at hardware, finally has a firm price and ship date, as well as a bunch of surprise features cooked up since its announcement in 2019 . The tiny handheld gaming console will cost $179, ship later this year and come with a 24-game “season” doled out over 12 weeks. But now it also has a cute speaker dock and low-code game creation platform. We fir

ProtonMail Unveils an Overdue Makeover and New Features

Gizmodo / 3h
ProtonMail, the popular encrypted email service, has significantly updated its look and feel for the first time since the company’s public beta launch 7 years ago. It’s also rolled out some new features that are worth checking out. Read more...

Outlook gets nifty voice features on iOS, but Android users have to wait

SlashGear / 4h
Microsoft has a new update for its Outlook mobile app that targets users who prefer speaking rather than typing when it comes to getting things done. The update brings Cortana to the app in a big way, enabling users to ask questions about their agenda, schedule meetings, and other tasks, as well as using voice to search through their emails … Continue reading

How to Claim Your Monthly Child Tax Credit

Lifehacker / 4h
The IRS has made it official: Advance payments for the enhanced child tax credit—worth a total of $3,600 per child—will be sent out to families on the 15th of each month until the end of the year. Almost all families qualify for at least some cash, if not the full amount, although you’ll need to file a 2020 or 2019… Read more...

AT&T gives Google Stadia Pro trial to fiber and 5G customers

SlashGear / 4h
AT&T and Google today announced a new promo for Stadia Pro. The promo is available is to certain AT&T wireless and fiber customers, and it grants six months of Stadia Pro on the house. Of course, like most wireless deals out there, there are certain provisos and terms to consider before you’re able to claim your six months of Stadia … Continue reading

Branson may make a last-ditch effort to beat Bezos into space

Ars Technica / 4h
Enlarge / Sir Richard Branson takes off his shirt to don a T-shirt that says "Future Astronaut Training Program" that was given to him by Virgin Galactic Test Pilot Mark "Forger" Stucky as Air and Space Museum Director Ellen Stofan looks on. (credit: JIM WATSON / AFP / Getty Images ) Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said on Monday he would fly on the first human spaceflight of his company's New Shepard

'Loki' reviews are in: Here's what critics think of Marvel's latest TV show

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Toast’s Aman Narang and BVP’s Kent Bennett on how customer obsession is everything

TechCrunch / 4h
Toast has raised more than $900 billion and is reportedly valued at over $5 billion. But back in 2011, no one knew this startup would see such meteoric success. It had a few things going for it, of course — founder Aman Narang hailed from Endeca, where he was a software engineer and product lead with a reputation for being able to ship a lot of software quickly. But the ambitions behind Toast wer

Bryan Fuller Is Remaking Stephen King Killer Car Classic Christine

Gizmodo / 4h
Like many of us, filmmaker Bryan Fuller is a huge fan of author Stephen King. Unlike many of us though, he going to turn that passion into actual content. He’s going to make a new movie based on the King novel Christine . Read more...

What’s New in watchOS 8, AirPods, Apple Home, Health, Privacy

How-To Geek / 4h
During the WWDC keynote on June 7, 2021, Apple detailed new features coming with watchOS 8 and upcoming changes to AirPods, Apple Home, Apple Health, and Privacy. Here’s a quick look at major changes. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

How to Disable & Fix Password Expiration in Windows Server

How-To Geek / 4h
Windows Server passwords expire. After a while, your password will be invalid, and you will need to “contact your IT administrator” to reset it manually. But what happens when you are the IT administrator? Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Nearly All of Adobe's Design and Photo Tools are Now M1 Mac-Native Versions

How-To Geek / 4h
Adobe has announced that it is now launching Mac-native versions of Lightroom Classic, Illustrator, and InDesign. Now virtually all of Adobe’s design and photo tools have been updated for the M1 SoC with the exception of Character Animator, which still runs through Rosetta. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

OnePlus Confirms Nord N200 5G Coming to the US for Under $250

How-To Geek / 4h
This week OnePlus officially confirmed the new Nord N200 5G phone it plans to release in the United States. It will be a budget 5G smartphone with a big 90Hz display, all for under $250. After teasing the phone last month, here’s what we know so far. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Mophie's New Adapter Adds MagSafe to Any Phone

How-To Geek / 4h
Mophie just launched a new line of “Snap” MagSafe accessories, including a Snap Adapter that adds MagSafe functionality to any phone without obstructing wireless charging. All of Mophie’s new Snap accessories are available now with free shipping. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

AT&T Is Offering Six Months of Stadia Pro to Entice New 5G and Fiber Customers

How-To Geek / 4h
AT&T has teamed up with Google to offer up a special deal for customers who sign up for a new fiber internet plan or an eligible phone plan with a 5G-capable phone. These subscribers will get six months of Stadia Pro, Google’s gaming service. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Daily Reading Is Good for Your Brain, According to Experts

How-To Geek / 4h
We now know that hobbies, like gardening and playing a musical instrument, can prevent cognitive decline. Well, it turns out that there’s another activity you can add to that list. According to one expert, reading even less than an hour each day is also beneficial for your gray matter. Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

This Life-Size LEGO Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 Weighs More Than the Real Thing

How-To Geek / 4h
LEGO just added another model to its Technic Ultimate series, and it’s a life-size Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 with working head and tail lights. LEGO created the model with more than 400,000 Technic pieces, 20 of which are completely custom-made. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Nest Hub's Browser Gets an On-Screen Keyboard in Latest Update

How-To Geek / 4h
You probably never noticed it, but the Nest Hub has a built-in browser. Better yet, the latest version of Cast OS (or Fuchsia OS on the first-gen Nest Hub) adds a keyboard to the Nest Hub’s browser, giving you the power to properly navigate webpages. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Sony's WH-1000XM4 True Wireless Earbuds Look Awesome, Still Have a Dumb Name

How-To Geek / 4h
Sony’s WF-1000XM3 true wireless earbuds are regarded as an excellent entry in the crowded earbud market but look a little dated. Today, Sony announced a follow-up —the $279.99 WF-1000XM4 earbuds. The new earbuds update the design and features. But alas, they retain the terrible naming scheme. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Instagram reveals more about how its algorithms decide what you see

Engadget / 4h
Instagram has shared a new blog post that attempts to address some of the "misconceptions" around how it surfaces content.

Young Creators Are Burning Out and Breaking Down

500+NYT > Technology / 4h
Many people who have found fame on TikTok are struggling with mental health issues.

Adobe Claims Creative Apps Optimized for M1 Macs Now 80% Faster

Gizmodo / 4h
Seven months after Apple revealed its homegrown M1 processor , we’re finally starting to see its true potential as more third-party apps arrive with native support. Now Adobe has updated a batch of longtime staples that, at least according to Adobe, show impressive performance improvements thanks to Apple silicon. Read more...

[Roundup] New 2% Back Card With Signup Bonus, Crazy Centurion Concierge Requests

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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 ...

How to Grow Aloe Vera, Because It's Easier Than You Think

Lifehacker / 4h
Aloe vera is a succulent plant commonly used in gels, creams, ointments, and hand sanitizer, and while it’s been used for thousands of years , today it’s used to calm the symptoms of sunburn or treat cuts and scratches. You might think it’s difficult to grow or care for, but aloe vera is a common house plant that’s… Read more...

Targeted: Earn 4,000 bonus miles for flying with American Airlines and JetBlue

The Points Guy / 4h
American Airlines has just launched a new targeted promotion — this time, with its newest airline partner , JetBlue. With this promotion, targeted AAdvantage members can earn 4,000 bonus miles for flying four segments: two on American and two on JetBlue. The flights must be to or from Boston or New York and completed by Oct. 7, 2021. This gives travelers five months to take advantage of this offe

US PC shipments soar 73% in the first quarter as Apple falls from top spot

TechCrunch / 4h
With increased demand from the pandemic, Canalys reports that U.S. PC shipments were up 73% over the same period last year. That added up to a total of 34 million units sold. While Apple had a good quarter with sales up 36%, it was surpassed by HP, which sold 11 million units in total with annual growth up an astonishing 122.6%. As Canalys pointed out, the first quarter tends to be a weaker one f

Official: Lufthansa Installing First Class On A350s

1KOne Mile at a Time / 4h
Earlier this year I wrote about how Lufthansa was allegedly planning on installing first class on some upcoming Airbus A350 deliveries, which caught many of us off guard. This is no longer a rumor — it’s now official, and we know the timeline with which this will happen, as reported by Aero Telegraph . Lufthansa’s current first class fleet There’s not a first class product in the world that’s mor

Amid controversy, Dispo confirms Series A funding, high-profile advisors and investors

TechCrunch / 4h
It’s only been nine months since Dispo rebranded from David’s Disposable. But the vintage-inspired photo-sharing app has experienced a whiplash of ups and downs, mostly due to the brand’s original namesake, YouTuber David Dobrik. Like Clubhouse, Dispo was one of this year’s most hyped up new social apps, requiring an invite from an existing member to join. On March 9, when the company said “ good

Please Clean Your Gas Grill

Lifehacker / 5h
A few weeks ago, I was at a family BBQ/birthday party for my two-year-old nephew. With my brother-in-law working later than he had hoped, I picked up grill duty. A 5+1 burner gas grill is no big deal for a seasoned veteran like me: Gas open, burners turned, switch pressed. Lit. Read more...

Google will let rivals appear as default search engine options on Android for free

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The EU pressured the company to ditch the pay-to-play format in Europe.

FBI sold phones to organized crime and read 27 million “encrypted” messages

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Enlarge / A digital Trojan horse. (credit: Getty Images | posteriori) The Federal Bureau of Investigation created a company that sold encrypted devices to hundreds of organized crime syndicates, resulting in 800 arrests in 16 countries, law-enforcement authorities announced today. The FBI and agencies in other countries intercepted 27 million messages over 18 months before making the arrests in r

Google’s revamped Wear OS sounds like a clean break from the old version

Ars Technica / 5h
Enlarge / A Wear OS watch. (credit: Ron Amadeo) At Google's I/O 2021 conference, the company announced what sounds like a complete re-launch of Wear OS, with Samsung as a major partner. The biggest remaining hardware vendor for Wear OS is fashion company Fossil Group, and in a weekend interview with CNET , the company shed a bit more light on the project. "Premium" seems to be the name of the gam

Turntable.fm competitor tt.fm launches beta app for iOS and Android

TechCrunch / 5h
You’d be forgiven for being confused. I’ve been following this story and am currently writing it and I’m still fairly confused. But Turntable (or tt.fm) , not to be confused with Turntable.fm (the name of both the original and recently re-released social music app) today just announced that it has launched iOS, Android and desktop versions of its own service. By way of brief explanation, the orig

Scream-Detecting Drones Could Save You

Gizmodo / 5h
Screaming into the void may be a thing of the past. A team of researchers said this week that they’ve developed a system that would allow rescuers to fly drones over disaster areas and identify the sounds of people trapped who are screaming for help. Read more...

The Dyson V15 Detect actually makes me want to vacuum

Mashable / 5h
If the idea of turning your next house cleaning session into a rave sounds like a good time, then boy do we have a vacuum for you. The Dyson V15 Detect is one of Dyson's latest cordless vacuum models , and arguably, its most satisfying ever. That's because an unofficial alternate name for the V15 Detect is the "Dyson laser vacuum." Yep, it comes with a freaking laser. The laser illuminates dust a

Video backgrounds are coming to Google Meet

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Google is rolling out video backgrounds to Meet on the web though it plans to expand the feature to mobile in the coming months.

Playdate gets preorder date, games, and a weird new accessory

SlashGear / 5h
If you thought the crank on this video game machine was weird, wait until you see the Stereo Dock. The Playdate is a handheld video game machine that has a black and white display, directional pad, A and B buttons, and a crank. As of today, the device has a pre-order date and a new “Playdate Stereo Dock” with Bluetooth … Continue reading

How I avoided the airport rental car chaos

The Points Guy / 5h
My family and I hadn’t traveled by plane since December 2019 — a few road trips within several hours of our home near San Francisco is as far as we’d gone together in almost 17 months. However, since my husband and I are fully vaccinated, our toddlers do pretty well wearing their masks and President Biden extended the federal mask mandate on all federal transportation through September 13 , we fe

Netflix's Sweet Tooth Advertorial in USA Today Was Beyond Irresponsible

300+Gizmodo / 5h
In Netflix’s new live-action adaptation of Jeff Lemire’s DC Comics series Sweet Tooth , the sudden appearance of half-human/half-animal hybrids during a pandemic prompts many “regular” humans to begin hunting and murdering the hybrids out of fear and, quite literally, open speciesism. Timed with Sweet Tooth ’s premiere,… Read more...

How an Obscure Company Took Down Big Chunks of the Internet

Wired / 5h
You may not have heard of Fastly, but you felt its impact when sites didn’t load around the world Tuesday morning.

Locke and Key season 2 release date is revealed by Netflix

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Season 2 of Netflix’s Locke and Key gets an official release date – narrowed down to a month, anyway.

Arturia FX Collection 2 packs 22 plugins ‘you’ll actually use’

Engadget / 6h
Arturia's updated FX collection adds seven new plug ins and is a much better bang-for-your-buck.

What to Know About the Latest Covid-19 Lab Leak Hype

Gizmodo / 6h
The debate over the origins of covid-19 is reaching a fever pitch. On Monday, the Wall Street Journal published an article describing a report circulated within the U.S. government last year, which found that a virus research lab in Wuhan, China plausibly could have been the source of the pandemic. At the same time,… Read more...

Sony WF-1000XM4 wireless earbuds have LDAC to battle AirPods Pro

SlashGear / 6h
Today Sony made the Sony WF-1000XM4 earbuds official, delivering the earbuds in full detail for release. These earbuds (or headphones, whatever you want to call them) work with High-Resolution Audio Wireless with LDAC. These earbuds also work with Edge-AI, DSEE Extreme. With this technology, compressed digital music files can be upscaled in real time. These earbuds work with a new … Continue read

Anime Legend Yoko Kanno Will Return to Compose Netflix's Cowboy Bebop

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I mean... you can’t do Cowboy Bebop without wanting to jam, right? Read more...

As Monday.com targets $6B+ IPO valuation, Zoom and Salesforce commit $150M

TechCrunch / 6h
Team management software company Monday.com dropped a new IPO filing today. The latest document — an F-1/A, because the company is based in Israel — provides what could be Monday.com’s final pre-IPO pricing notes and details planned investments from both Zoom and Salesforce after its public offering closes. The Exchange explores startups, markets and money. Read it every morning on Extra Crunch o

The Cowboy Bebop Netflix TV show will finally release this year

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The live-action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop by Netflix will finally land on the service in 'Fall 2021', it's been confirmed.

How to Block Your Exes and Coworkers on Tinder

Lifehacker / 6h
Meeting people on dating apps can be fun, but the last thing most people want to see while swiping is a face from their past. Luckily, avoiding your ex—or anyone else you don’t want to see on Tinder—is easy thanks to the app’s new blocked contacts list . Read more...

Satellites Capture Images of Huge Dust Storm Heading to the Americas

Gizmodo / 6h
Well, here we go again. A bounty of Saharan dust has made its way out to sea and is currently moving through the central Atlantic Ocean. If it continues its westerly trek, it could interrupt a possible tropical storm forming off the coast of Nicaragua. Read more...

Founders must show investors that sustainability is more than lip service

TechCrunch / 6h
Todd Klein Contributor Todd Klein is a partner at Revolution Growth , a VC fund that invests in growth-stage companies. During his 20-year career, Todd has been involved in financing and building over 150 venture and growth-stage companies in the media, consumer, technology, education and healthcare sectors. Ending years of debates over environmental sustainability, the United States officially d

Microsoft Outlook on iOS adds voice dictation for emails, search and calendar invites

Engadget / 6h
Microsoft is making voice a much more significant part of the Outlook experience.

Amazon and Walmart try—again—to upend prescription drug prices

Ars Technica / 6h
Enlarge (credit: Getty | George Frey ) Amazon and Walmart are ramping up their efforts to grab market share in the $360 billion prescription drug market in the US. Today, Amazon announced that Prime members can receive a six-month supply of several widely prescribed drugs, starting at $6. Many drugs are pricier but are still discounted relative to typical cash prices. And yesterday , Walmart said

Playdate, the console with a crank, gets July preorder for $179, game details

Ars Technica / 6h
Playdate has an optional "stereo dock" attachment, which charges your hardware and props it up for storage or display. And it comes with a pen, too. [credit: Panic ] On Tuesday, Playdate , the portable, one-bit gaming system with an analog crank as a primary control option, took one more step toward being a bonafide thing you can buy. The diminutive portable system's creators at Panic (publishers

Honeywell and Cambridge Quantum form joint venture to build a new full-stack quantum business

TechCrunch / 6h
Honeywell, which only recently announced its entry into the quantum computing race, and Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQ), which focuses on building software for quantum computers, today announced that they are combining Honeywell’s Quantum Solutions (HQS) business with Cambridge Quantum in the form of a new joint venture. Honeywell has long partnered with CQ, and invested in the company last year

Exclusive: Web hosting and website builder traffic slumps post-Covid

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Users are spend time in front of their computers developing their websites, our investigation finds.

Xbox Game Pass for PC is a frustrating mess – here’s why

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Xbox Game Pass is superb for discovering new games at a low monthly subscription cost, but its PC hub is far from user friendly.

The Nintendo Switch dock is nothing compared to this PlayDate accessory

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PlayDate has an accessory – a multi-purpose games console dock with a stereo speaker and pen-holder!

Carnegie Mellon University President Farnam Jahanian is speaking at TechCrunch City Spotlight: Pittsburgh

TechCrunch / 6h
TechCrunch is thrilled to announce Carnegie Mellon University President Farnam Jahanian is speaking at our Pittsburgh event on June 29. You can register here . It’s free to participate and hear President Jahanian’s interview. President Jahanian is an outspoken advocate for science and innovation, making him perfect to headline our event focused on startup activity in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Spea

Apple’s RealityKit 2 allows developers to create 3D models for AR using iPhone photos

TechCrunch / 6h
At its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced a significant update to RealityKit, its suite of technologies that allow developers to get started building AR (augmented reality) experiences. With the launch of RealityKit 2, Apple says developers will have more visual, audio and animation control when working on their AR experiences. But the most notable part of the update is how Apple’s

Apple Music Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos supported devices at launch

SlashGear / 6h
As of today, Apple Music supports Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos. This means that tracks that work with said technology will be played as “immersive audio experiences” on a select set of Apple devices. Today we’re going to take a peek at the devices that will be able to take advantage of this upgrade. We’re also taking a peek at … Continue reading

The Sandman First Look Teases a Different Take on the World of Dreams

100+Gizmodo / 6h
Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman comic series has mighty large shoes to fill in terms of translating its signature surreality to the small screen. In a new behind-the-scenes video, Gaiman and some of the show’s cast explain how this new telling of The Sandman is both meant to speak to fans of… Read more...

Xbox Series X: what can we expect from Microsoft’s first-party studios at E3 2021?

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Microsoft is in a great position to deliver a memorable E3 for Xbox Series X owners, but what can we expect?

Apple's TestFlight finally comes to the Mac - but what is it?

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Developers can soon release test versions of their apps to Mac as well.

Bitdefender Mobile Security: app details and what’s included on Android and iOS?

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It may be the strongest provider out there on desktop, but what does Bitdefender Mobile Security offer Android and iOS users?

Is It 'You and I' or 'You and Me'?

Lifehacker / 6h
Sometimes, no matter how one pours their heart out, if you flub your grammar, that’s all someone is going to remember. This was the case when I wrote this post about how to decide when you’re done having children , in which I shared my own experiences as a mother of one child, a former foster parent, and a woman who… Read more...

This 65-inch LG 4K OLED gaming TV is at its best price ever ahead of Prime Day

Mashable / 6h
Save $950: The LG CX 65-inch 4K OLED TV with AI ThinQ and HDMI 2.1 is down to just $1,849.99 at Amazon, as of June 8. (Add it to your cart to see the price.) It hasn't been easy to snag a new PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X this year. Even if you timed it just right and got lucky, you're next-generation gaming setup still isn't complete if you don't have a proper gaming TV . So if you want the mos

Fortnite Season 7 taps Superman to fight off an alien invasion

SlashGear / 6h
A new Fortnite season has begun, and while last season did away with advanced technology to return us to our primal roots, it looks like tech is back on the menu for Season 7. Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 7 is dubbed Invasion, and as that name suggests, aliens have invaded Fortnite‘s world. We’ll be teaming up with some big-name characters … Continue reading

A Capitol Hill Tech Vendor Is the Latest Ransomware Victim

Gizmodo / 6h
An email newsletter provider with dozens of customers on Capitol Hill has suffered a ransomware attack, the U.S. House of Representatives’ chief administrative officer confirmed Tuesday. Read more...

Does Tim Cook Know About Mark Zuckerberg’s Skills With a Spear?

Gizmodo / 6h
Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page is having an extremely normal one, read: Mark’s latest gladiatorial displays to the mighty riff of Audioslave. As you can see, he is capable of firing bow and arrow and throwing a javelin—or a spear of some sort. Also, yesterday he dropped whatever still-intact public pretense might… Read more...

YouTube Isn’t the Music Villain Anymore

NYT > Technology / 6h
YouTube seems to have shown that it’s possible to both upend an industry and help make it stronger.

Maryland and Montana are restricting police access to DNA databases

TechCrunch / 6h
Maryland and Montana have become the first U.S. states to pass laws that make it tougher for law enforcement to access DNA databases. The new laws, which aim to safeguard the genetic privacy of millions of Americans, focus on consumer DNA databases, such as 23andMe , Ancestry , GEDmatch and FamilyTreeDNA, all of which let people upload their genetic information and use it to connect with distant

Adobe brings Apple M1 to more of its Creative Cloud apps

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Three more Adobe apps gain native support for Apple’s M1 Macs.

The cast of 'Loki' explains the villain's twisted MCU timeline

Mashable / 6h
With MCU characters now being brought back to life through time-travel, the timelines have gotten rather complex . In time for Marvel's newest series, Loki , Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Kate Herron, and Michael Waldron bring us up to speed on Loki's entangled timeline. Read more... More about Mashable Video , Marvel , Owen Wilson , Loki , and Disney Plus

The WF-1000XM4 is Sony’s noise-canceling answer to the AirPods Pro

Ars Technica / 6h
Sony's latest noise-canceling wireless earbuds, the WF-1000XM4. [credit: Jeff Dunn ] Sony on Tuesday announced its latest pair of noise-canceling wireless earbuds, the WF-1000XM4. This is the follow-up to the also-awkwardly-named WF-1000XM3 earbuds that Sony launched in 2019 . Like that pair, the XM4 is aimed squarely at the premium end of the burgeoning true wireless market, with a loaded featur

Panic's Playdate handheld will be available for pre-order in July

Engadget / 6h
Panic's hand-cranked Playdate will be available for pre-order in July

Sony WF-1000XM4 take the crown as the best true wireless earbuds of 2021

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The Sony WF-1000XM4 have arrived, with lots of upgrades over the previous model that instantly make them the best true wireless earbuds you can buy.

Bose's best noise-cancelling headphones get $100 slashed off price in epic deal

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Score deals on Bose's best noise-cancelling headphones at Amazon, including the Bose QuietComfort 35 II on sale for $249.

Apple is bringing shareable health reports to iOS 15 – but how will they work?

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Everything you need to know about Apple's new Health Sharing tool.

Loki is the wild buddy cop MCU show we didn’t know we needed

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Loki on Disney Plus is a rip-roaring, surreal spacefaring adventure – and raises the bar on what we’ll expect from future Marvel TV shows.

Kafene raises $14M to offer buy now, pay later to the subprime consumer

TechCrunch / 7h
The buy now, pay later frenzy isn’t going anywhere as more consumers seek alternatives to credit cards to fund purchases. And those purchases aren’t exclusive to luxuries such as Pelotons (ahem, Affirm) or jewelry someone might be treating themselves to online. A new fintech company is out to help consumers finance big-ticket items that are considered more “must have” than “nice to have.” And it’

Hyatt Buys Alila Ventana Big Sur For $148 Million

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Here’s an interesting real estate investment for Hyatt, though it shouldn’t have too many practical implications for guests. Hyatt now owns Ventana Big Sur For the most part the major global hotel groups have an asset-light strategy — they don’t actually own a vast majority of their properties, but rather just have management or franchise agreements for them. Hyatt in particular has been offloadi

'Loki' brings the MCU's next phase into focus

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Engadget / 7h
With Marvel's movies on hold for the past year, our first look at the future of its wider Cinematic Universe is its newest Disney+ show.

Sony WF-1000XM4 review: Excellent earbuds, awkward fit

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Engadget / 7h
Sony totally overhauled its true wireless earbuds with a new design, more powerful noise cancellation, improved battery life and more.

Sony Has Done It Again: Weirdly Big Earbuds With Incredible Noise Cancellation

Gizmodo / 7h
In 2017, when many Bluetooth earbuds still had wires, Sony introduced its truly wireless WF-1000X , which somehow also managed to squeeze noise cancellation into a tiny pair of buds. Today it’s a standard feature on premium wireless earbuds, but despite all the competition, the new WF-1000XM4s prove that no one knows… Read more...

Loki Is a Fascinatingly Funny Take on Marvel's Greatest Anti-Hero

100+Gizmodo / 7h
Loki has become one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most beloved characters, and the God of Mischief’s arc from cackling villain to sacrificial anti-hero has endeared him to viewers over a decade of movies . His new self-titled television series on Disney+ is less interested in continuing this arc specifically,… Read more...

ISEE brings autonomy to shipping hubs with self-driving yard trucks

TechCrunch / 7h
Robotaxis may still be a few years out, but there are other industries that can be transformed by autonomous vehicles as they are today. MIT spin-off ISEE has identified one in the common shipping yard, where containers are sorted and stored — today by a dwindling supply of human drivers, but tomorrow perhaps by the company’s purpose-built robotic yard truck. With new funding and partnerships wit

How to opt out of Amazon's bandwidth-sharing Sidewalk network

Engadget / 7h
Echo and Ring devices in the US are automatically enrolled in the program.

15 Best Credit Card Bonus Offers [June 2021]

View from the Wing / 7h
Every month I post what I find are the biggest credit card offers out there. Some of last month's biggest credit card offers are gone or changed. Some card issuers have reduced their offers, reticent to encourage people to apply for credit in the current environment. I recommend getting the best offers that are out there now, because more could disappear. Here's the current up to date list of big

'Loki' is a cheeky, confident time-crime caper

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Amazon has the Apple Watch Series 6 on sale ahead of Prime Day (and watchOS 8)

Mashable / 7h
SAVE UP TO $90: Select versions of the Apple Watch Series 6 (WiFi and WiFi + Cellular) are on sale on Amazon for up to 18% off as of June 8. Watch this space: Apple's signature wearable is gearing up for a minor facelift. Announced during the company's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) Monday, watchOS 8 will bring messaging improvements, a new sleep metric, a dynamic new watch face, new work

Network security startup ExtraHop skips and jumps to $900M exit

TechCrunch / 7h
Last year, Seattle-based network security startup ExtraHop was riding high, quickly approaching $100 million in ARR and even making noises about a possible IPO in 2021. But there will be no IPO, at least for now, as the company announced this morning it has been acquired by a pair of private equity firms for $900 million. The firms, Bain Capital Private Equity and Crosspoint Capital Partners, are

Sony’s best-in-class noise-canceling earbuds finally get a pricey upgrade

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TechCrunch / 7h
It’s been two years since Sony raised the bar for wireless earbuds. Six months before Apple upped its own game with the AirPods Pro , the WF-1000XM3 set a new standard for sound and active noise cancelation. Since then, few companies have been able to match — let alone surpass — their performance. After several weeks’ worth of leaks, the electronics giant is back with the WF-1000XM4 — a pair of b

Valve console 'SteamPal' probably won’t be at E3 – though it was never likely

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It seems like Valve has confirmed its rumored SteamPal console won't be at E3, but was that ever likely?

Network automation is 'essential' to Vodafone's bid to become a true technology company

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Vodafone Chief Network Officer Andrea Dona discusses the evolution of Vodafone's Redstream converged core network.

SmartThings app gets an overhaul to better tame the smart home

SlashGear / 7h
Samsung has launched its latest generation of SmartThings, with the smart home and connected devices platform promising to make automations easier and actions more stable. The revamped SmartThings gets a new interface, too, following Samsung’s release of a version of the app for Windows. Samsung acquired SmartThings back in 2014, and for a while users worried that the company would … Continue rea

Solar farms could double as pollinator food supplies

Ars Technica / 7h
Enlarge (credit: US Fish and Wildlife Service ) Pollinator habitats and solar farms may seem like ecologically great neighbors, but we still don't understand very much about that relationship. A team of researchers recently published a paper surveying the ins and outs of keeping solar production alongside the kinds of plants that pollinators like bees and butterflies love. The paper notes that th

The deals are here: Shop these early Prime Day discounts on Amazon devices

Mashable / 7h
Itching to hop on Prime day sales? Check out these Prime-exclusive deals on Amazon devices as of June 8: OUR TOP PICK: Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen, 2021 release) bundle with Blink Mini — Save $24.99 BEST OUTDOOR HOME SECURITY DEAL: Blink Outdoor wireless, weather-resistant HD security camera — Save $40 BEST EASY SMART HOME UPGRADE: Amazon Smart Plug — Save $10 As Prime Day gets closer and closer, Amazon

Here’s what’s happening tomorrow at TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

TechCrunch / 7h
Tomorrow, June 9, is the big day, mobility fans! Get ready to rub virtual elbows with the brightest minds and makers, movers and shakers at TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 . You, along with thousands of other attendees from around the world, will find insight, inspiration and, most of all, opportunity to help you make your mobility startup dreams a reality. Procrastination Station: It’s not too late t

Almanac is building a faster doc editor for the remote work era

TechCrunch / 7h
Few things have captured Silicon Valley-based investors’ attention in recent years quite like the quest to back the successor[s] to Google Docs. The estimable and entrenched productivity suite has been unbundled and repackaged into products that a number of multibillion-dollar tech startups have been built around. All the while, entrepreneurs are continuing to poke holes in their predecessors’ lo

‘Glacier Blood’ Is Our Latest Nightmare

Gizmodo / 7h
Glaciers in the French Alps look like the scene of a massacre. Normally topped with pristine, white snow, they’re increasingly covered with dark, bloody-looking spots dubbed “glacier blood.” Read more...

These Samsung Galaxy S21 and S21 Ultra deals come with up to £150 in cashback

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Samsung Galaxy S21 deals and the larger Ultra are looking especially affordable right now thanks to a £150 cashback promotion.

How to Keep Your Cutting Boards From Warping

Lifehacker / 7h
Warped cutting boards aren’t just annoying—they’re extremely hazardous. Your cutting board should be rock-steady while you’re mincing and slicing; anything less is a recipe for disaster. Read more...

Paramount+ adds The Women's Cup to its growing soccer lineup

Engadget / 7h
Paramount+ will be the only place to stream The Women's Cup, a tournament featuring four of the world's biggest female soccer teams.

Largest collection of passwords ever has been leaked online

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The RockYou2021 compilation contains 8.4bn passwords that were likely collected from previous data leaks and breaches.

Blendoor data lets you know if companies are living up to diversity pledges

TechCrunch / 7h
Many companies talk the talk when it comes to diversity, but it’s harder to know if a firm is actually going the extra mile to hire more qualified people from underrepresented groups, or if they just make noise about it. Blendoor , a six-year-old startup, wants to put data to work on the problem by giving companies a score based on publicly available data to let the world know just how diverse a

How to Type with Your Voice on Android

How-To Geek / 7h
A touch screen keyboard isn’t always the best way to enter text. Sometimes it’s just not fast enough, or your hands aren’t free. Using your voice to type can be super helpful on Android. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Which Apple Watches Will Get watchOS 8?

How-To Geek / 7h
Coming this fall, watchOS 8 brings a ton of new health and mindfulness features to the Apple Watch, plus improvements to the Photos app and Apple Wallet. But will the watchOS 8 update come to your Apple Watch later this year? Read This Article on Review Geek ›

CISA launches platform to let hackers report security bugs to US federal agencies

TechCrunch / 7h
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has launched a vulnerability disclosure program allowing ethical hackers to report security flaws to federal agencies. The platform, launched with the help of cybersecurity companies Bugcrowd and Endyna, will allow civilian federal agencies to receive, triage and fix security vulnerabilities from the wider security community. The move to launch

Apple Music launches Spatial Audio and Lossless Audio, adds Spatial Audio playlists

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TechCrunch / 7h
Last month, Apple announced it would soon add lossless audio streaming and Spatial Audio with support for Dolby Atmos to its Apple Music subscription at no extra charge. That upgrade has now gone live, Apple announced this morning — though many noticed the additions actually rolled out yesterday, following the WWDC keynote. The entire Apple Music catalog of 75+ million songs will support lossless

iOS 15 will include this important security feature for the first time

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iOS 15 release will add an additional layer of security without relying on third-party apps.

The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is on sale ahead of Prime Day

Mashable / 7h
SAVE $10.99: The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is the preferred Switch controller for many, and as of June 8 it's $10.99 off at Amazon ahead of Prime Day. The Nintendo Switch is an undeniably fantastic handheld gaming device, but many would agree that the console's included Joy-Con remotes are undeniably not as fantastic. To be honest, they're kind of small and end up cramping your hands after a

When to Watch the Moon and Mars' Superior Conjunction This Month

Lifehacker / 8h
If your work involves staring at a screen all day, the sky is giving you ample reason to savor some much needed respite from the grind this month. On Thursday, an annular eclipse in parts of the far northern hemisphere will produce a “Ring of Fire,” when the moon crosses the sun’s facade, and pretty much right after… Read more...

These record players on sale at Amazon would make a genius dad or grad gift

Mashable / 8h
Save up to 30%: Select record players from Audio-Technica , Crosley , and Victrola are up to nearly $60 off at Amazon as of June 8, most with free delivery before Father's Day. Turntables are a hot gift item for college students and recent grads. The dorms are full of them — as are the walls of Urban Outfitters, and probably your dad's basement. Whether it's for your dad and his dusty attic recor

Dave Jorgenson's TikTok book is a fun, engaging read for aspiring TikTokkers

Mashable / 8h
Ever wish you could take a TikTok master class to learn how to craft more engaging, entertaining videos from a pro? Thanks to Dave Jorgenson, the guy who launched the Washington Post 's TikTok account in 2019, you can. Well, sort of. Over the years Jorgenson has used TikTok to make headlines more digestible, draw younger readers to the Post , and bring some much-needed levity to online news consu

Renewing your Global Entry? CBP is allowing select travelers to schedule remote interviews

100+The Points Guy / 8h
The Global Entry program has been severely hampered during the pandemic, but the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is trying out a new innovative approach to alleviate the backlog of renewals for Trusted Traveler Program members. The agency is launching a remote interview pilot that allows eligible TTP members to complete their enrollment renewal interviews with a CBP officer through video

FuboTV’s live sports streaming comes to LG Smart TVs

Engadget / 8h
It's available on LG Smart TVs released since 2018.

These courses will prepare you for CompTIA and Cisco exams

Engadget / 8h
The Premium CompTIA & Cisco Networking Certification Prep Bundle is a useful study tool with 75 hours of material that will help you earn your IT certifications.

Harry and Meghan's newborn baby girl name might spawn wave of scammy websites

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Lilibetdiana.com was bought two days before Harry and Meghan announced the arrival of their baby girl.

How bottom-up sales helped Expensify blaze the path for SaaS

TechCrunch / 8h
You’d expect an expense management company to have a large sales department and advertise through all kinds of channels to maximize customer acquisition. But like we’ve seen over and over through the course of this EC-1 , Expensify just doesn’t do what you think it should. Keeping in mind this company’s propensity to just stick to its guts, it’s not much of a surprise that it got to more than $10

Google ditches pay-to-play Android search choice auction for free version after EU pressure

Google Search Europe•
TechCrunch / 8h
Google is ditching a massively unpopular auction format that underpins a choice screen it offers in the European Union, it said today . Eligible search providers will be able to freely participate. The auction model was Google’s “remedy” of choice — following the 2018 EU $5 billion antitrust enforcement against Android — but rivals have always maintained it’s anything but fair, as we’ve reported

Star Trek Advent Calendar Lets You Assimilate the Holidays

Gizmodo / 8h
Hey. Have you heard about resistance? Word on the street is that it’s futile, so you might as well go ahead and order this fun Star Trek advent calendar from Hero Collector, which is shaped like the iconic Cube ship of the Borg , but contains 24 fun bits of Trek merch instead of violent assimilation. Read more...

Official Stadia Support Finally Comes to Chromecast With Google TV and Other Android TV Boxes

Gizmodo / 8h
Stadia always seemed like a perfect fit for Google’s homegrown smart TV OS, and now, more than 18 months after Stadia’s initial debut, Google is finally adding native support for Stadia to a range of Android TV and Google TV devices on June 23. Read more...

Mega Special Pokemon GO weekend event incoming

SlashGear / 8h
There’s a “Special Raid Weekend” event coming to Pokemon GO this month, complete with monstrous potential for Mega Evolution. This event will feature more frequent raids of all sorts, including both five-star Raids and Mega Raids. If you’re looking for the most worthy raids of the bunch, you’ll be taking a crack at the likes of Timburr, Snorlax, and Registeel, … Continue reading

This $3.84m Chiron Super Sport is a 1,600 hp reminder of what Bugatti does best

Bugatti Chiron SS Sport•
SlashGear / 8h
Bugatti’s Chiron was already fast, but the automaker couldn’t resist squeezing more power out of its monstrous 8.0-liter W16 engine and creating this, the Chiron Super Sport. Headed to roads in 2022, the most potent version of the hardly-lacking hypercar now has 1,600 horsepower to play with. It’s courtesy of what Bugatti describes as a “thoroughly overhauled” version of its … Continue reading

You Can Now Listen to Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio in Apple Music

Gizmodo / 8h
Following yesterday’s WWDC keynote , Apple has begun rolling out Lossless Audio and Dolby Atmos for Apple Music subscribers. So long as you have the latest software (and compatible devices), you should be able to stream certain tracks at CD quality resolution or higher. Read more...

Apple pays millions in iPhone-repair explicit photo case

BBC News - Technology / 8h
Intimate images and videos were shared from a woman's iPhone while it was being repaired.

'Ron's Gone Wrong' trailer stars Zach Galifianakis as a buggy domestic robot

Engadget / 8h
The 'Ron's Gone Wrong' trailer explores what it means to be human — with a buggy home robot played by Zach Galifianakis.

How to rank on Amazon: Five tips to increase your Amazon sales rank

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Here's how to get your products to rank higher in Amazon search results.

Loki won't appear in Thor: Love and Thunder – here's why

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TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Loki isn't set to appear in Thor: Love and Thunder when it lands in theaters in 2022, according to the Disney Plus series' main star.

Adobe Creative Cloud sees huge speed boost on Apple M1 over Intel

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Benchmarks reveal that Adobe Creative Cloud is almost twice as fast on an M1 machine compared to its Intel equivalent.

These Indoor Plants Love Direct Sunlight

Lifehacker / 8h
As the days grow longer and the sun shines a little brighter in the northern hemisphere, it’s worth paying a bit more attention to our indoor plants. Some may need to be switched around the room to avoid the direct light, as it can damage some leaves or dry out roots. On the other hand, some indoor plants love direct… Read more...

Mint House claims top NYC hotel after COVID changed its hospitality business

TechCrunch / 8h
What’s the top-rated hotel in New York City? According to TripAdvisor users, it’s Mint House at 70 Pine , and it’s easy to see why as you click through the photos. Throughout NYC, hotel rooms are essentially bento boxes, carefully constructed to contain all the necessary bits. But not Mint House rooms. Mint House rooms are virtually complete apartments, and travelers have taken notice. The COVID-

A new climate calculator for livestock aims to help ranchers reduce emissions

TechCrunch / 8h
When it comes to sustainable livestock production and agriculture, measurement is the first — and sometimes most elusive — step in the process of turning our food system from a carbon emitter into a carbon sink. So DSM , a science-based company that focuses on agriculture and other parts of our food systems, and Blonk , a data analytics for sustainability consultancy, developed Sustell , a combin

Which Macs Will Get macOS Monterey?

How-To Geek / 8h
Unveiled during Apple’s WWDC livestream, the new macOS 12 “Monterey” update offers a ton of new productivity and connectivity features, including a Universal Control tool that links your Mac and iPad to a single mouse and keyboard. But will your Mac support Monterey when it rolls out this fall? Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Make sure your tech is up to scratch for hybrid working

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
How employers can use tech to set-up for the hybrid working many offices now face.

Capcom accused of infringing artist's copyright in Resident Evil games

BBC News - Technology / 8h
Capcom used dozens of images from a book of textures in games for decades, the case alleges.

I got to fly on the United Airlines Star Wars plane – Here’s what it’s like inside

200+The Points Guy / 8h
The Force was with me (well, except for the delay) when I recently got to fly on the United Airlines Boeing 737-800 decorated for Star Wars fans. I had no idea the final leg of my journey to Puerto Rico would be on the Star Wars plane, but I was thrilled to see it at the gate. I thought it would be fun for you all to see the outside and inside of this cool plane, too. For more news and AvGeek con

How to Open Links in Google Sheets with a Single Click

How-To Geek / 8h
By default, you need to make two clicks to open a link in a Google Sheets spreadsheet. Using a workaround, you can make it so that the link opens with a single click. We’ll show you how to do this. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Handling CORS in Web Applications

How-To Geek / 8h
CORS is a browser mechanism which lets servers specify the third-party origins that can request resources from them. It’s a security protection which helps stop malicious sites from stealing data owned by other origins. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Which iPads Will Get iPadOS 15?

How-To Geek / 8h
We got our first glimpse of the upcoming iPadOS 15 update during Apple’s WWDC livestream, and it’s a real doozy. Not only does it bring iPhone-like widgets to the iPad homescreen, but it improves multitasking and makes Notes more accessible. But which iPads will support iPadOS when it rolls out this fall? Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Which iPhones Will Get iOS 15?

How-To Geek / 8h
If you’re like us, you can’t wait for iOS 15 to come out this fall. The latest iPhone update packs a ton of new features, including a Focus mode, improvements to the Photos app, more Health tools, and FaceTime invites for Android users. But which iPhones will support iOS 15? Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How to Search for Songs in a Spotify Playlist

How-To Geek / 8h
Finding a specific song in a 150-song Spotify playlist can be tedious, but we’re going to show you how to search within playlists easily on iPhone, Android, Windows, and Mac. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The 7 Best Balance Boards for Your Standing Desk

How-To Geek / 8h
You’ve probably seen people using balance boards as part of their workouts, but did you know they also make for excellent standing desk accessories? They’re good for your health and beat sitting around in your office chair all day. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Why Does Windows Want to Format My Mac Drives?

How-To Geek / 8h
Have you ever plugged a native Mac drive into a Windows 10 PC? If you do, you’ll see a scary-looking message asking you to format the disk. Why does Windows do that? We’ll explain. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The 10 Best Movies on Netflix

How-To Geek / 8h
Netflix is packed with so many movies, from studio releases to the service’s original productions, that it can be daunting to figure out what to watch. Get started with 10 of the best movies you can stream on Netflix. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Using 2FA? Great. But It's Not Infallible

How-To Geek / 8h
You should use two-factor authentication wherever it is available. It isn’t perfect, but it stops most attackers in their tracks. But don’t be fooled into thinking it’s impregnable. That’s not the case. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

The Best Mice for Gaming, Productivity, and More in 2021

How-To Geek / 8h
Smooth browsing, productivity shortcuts right at your fingertips, and the accuracy needed to land the perfect shot. An average computer mouse can’t do these things, but with our recommendations, your new mouse can do all of that and more. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

How to Turn Off Amazon Sidewalk

2KWired / 8h
The company is enlisting your Echo and Ring devices into an internet-sharing mesh network starting Monday. It's not too late to opt out.

Weber’s New Smoker Makes Some Mighty Tasty Meats

Wired / 8h
Weber’s second take on a pellet smoker delivers delicious results. Be prepared to clean your cooker more frequently, though.

Could Brain Training Help Address Police Brutality?

Wired / 8h
New neuroscience-based technologies aim to improve decisionmaking under pressure. But solving systemic problems will take a lot more than that.

Deathloop and the Radical Necessity of 2 Black Leads

Wired / 8h
Building games that reflect the diversity of the real world is nothing new to the team at Arkane Studios. But this project presented unique challenges.

The Colorful, Costly World of Custom Keyboard Enthusiasts

Wired / 8h
Hobbyists spend hours building their own personalized rigs, while others drop thousands of dollars on a bespoke board. The hype is only getting bigger.

Going Medieval Is a Great Entry Point Into Colony Sims

Wired / 8h
The game lets you build a new post-plague civilization in 14th-century England, and it’s been topping Steam charts—for good reason.

This Plastic Phone Case Could Biodegrade Within 2 Years

Wired / 8h
Most plastics take hundreds of years to decompose. This one, from case maker Pivet, harnesses the power of hungry microbes.

Your Clothes Spew Microfibers Before They’re Even Clothes

Wired / 8h
The clothing supply chain releases some 265 million pounds of microfibers that wash into the environment each year.

What Really Happened When Google Ousted Timnit Gebru

Wired / 8h
She was a star engineer who warned that messy AI can spread racism. Google brought her in. Then it forced her out. Can Big Tech take criticism from within?

Widespread Internet Outage Affects Major Websites

1KNYT > Technology / 8h
The sites of the British government, The New York Times and Twitter were among those that were briefly inaccessible for some users.

Is hyperautomation worth the hype?

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
As Gartner’s number one tech trend for 2021, the promises of hyperautomation have a lot to live up to.

What a decade of distributed work has taught us about the future

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Operationalizing distributed work needs to go far beyond simply rolling out technology.

'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake' won't be at E3

Engadget / 9h
Ubisoft says the game is on track for a 2022 release date.

Electrify America’s HomeStation EV charger promises easier installation

SlashGear / 9h
Electrify America’s Level 2 home charger is now available, with the Electrify Home HomeStation promising smoother synchronization with your public charging along with smart power management. Capable of up to 9.6 kW it’s the company’s fastest home charger, and though while that still means you won’t get the sort of DC fast charging rates you’d see Electrify America’s public locations, … Continue r

Blast Box lets musicians stream performances that are only available for 24 hours

Engadget / 9h
Blast Radio has launched a service where musicians can broadcast performances that disappear in 24 hours, and they can stream through an easy-to-use box.

Etihad Airways Drops LAX Route

100+One Mile at a Time / 9h
This doesn’t come as much of a surprise, but is just a further example of Etihad becoming a less global airline. Etihad cuts Abu Dhabi to Los Angeles route It would appear that Etihad Airways has permanently cut its Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Los Angeles (LAX) route, which was previously last consistently operated around the start of the pandemic. The airline is no longer even selling this route a year o

Boeing 737 MAX Gets Hit By A Flock Of Birds – While Still On The Ground

View from the Wing / 9h
On Saturday an American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX managed to stop itself after a bird strike while accelerating during its takeoff roll Saint Vincent, as aircraft N339SU prepared for a trip to Miami. Numerous plane spotters were filming the takeoff from runway 22 as the crew rejected takeoff and managed to stop the aircraft prior to reaching the end of the runway. Continue reading ...

Review: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart doesn’t reinvent the franchise—and that’s OK

Ratchet Clank Rift Apart•
Ars Technica / 9h
Enlarge / No, it's not fan-fiction. It's just Rivet. In the run-up to the launch of the PlayStation 5, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart was placed front and center as a game that would embody the promise and potential of the new console hardware and its high-speed SSD storage . Early gameplay footage focused on the titular heroes flying through portal-like holes torn in the sky to be transported seaml

Wix partners with Stripe, HP on complete POS

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
Wix POS solutions looks to be one-stop option for business owners looking for a quick and easy fix.

How to Lower Your Teenager's Risk of Suicide

Lifehacker / 9h
Suicide rates among America’s youth have been on the rise since 2007 —and the pandemic has only made things worse . No parent wants to believe their child might be at risk for suicidal ideation or attempts, but it’s a risk we all need to aware of and vigilantly watch for. If you suspect your child may be at risk for… Read more...

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart review – PlayStation 5 is off to a strong start

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SlashGear / 9h
It’s been a while since we last heard from our buddies Ratchet and Clank. Not only has it been five years since the last Ratchet & Clank game, titled simply Ratchet & Clank, but that one was only a reimagining of the original game from 2002. To find the last proper Ratchet & Clank release, you have to go back … Continue reading

Croatia’s Gideon Brothers raises $31M for its 3D vision-enabled autonomous warehouse robots

TechCrunch / 9h
Proving that Central and Eastern Europe remains a powerhouse of hardware engineering matched with software, Gideon Brothers (GB), a Zagreb, Croatia-based robotics and AI startup, has raised a $31 million Series A round led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), the venture and growth arm of Koch Industries Inc., with participation from DB Schenker, Prologis Ventures and Rite-Hite. The round also

Compose.ai raises $2.1M to help everyone write faster

TechCrunch / 9h
In today’s GPT-3 world, it’s not uncommon to hear about new software services that deal with text. Compose.ai is one such company, though it built its own language model to help folks write faster. Its early product work was enough for it to land a $2.1 million seed round led by Craft Ventures, it announced this morning. Compose.ai is essentially an auto-complete function that works wherever you

New Star Wars Toys From Hasbro Turn Baby Yoda Into a Lightsaber, and More

Gizmodo / 9h
Hey, did you know Hasbro makes Star Wars toys for children, too? Of course you did, but if you’re an adult collector it can sometimes be hard to remember that not every kid has the ability to pay $300 for the newest Hot Toys figure. Enter the cool and affordable “ Mission Fleet ” series, whose new wave io9 is delighted… Read more...

I’m not in love with the Chase Sapphire Preferred, but here’s why it stays in my wallet

The Points Guy / 9h
It’s not love, but I do like my Chase Sapphire Preferred Card …at least enough to not cut ties with it. I’ve had the Sapphire Preferred for several years now, and I’ve gotten some great benefits from it. With its incredible, best-ever 100,000 sign-up offer , I thought I’d share my thoughts on a card that’s been in my wallet for years now, even though it’s not my favorite card for everyday spendin

Indiana Jones 5 leak shows Harrison Ford in costume for the first time in 13 years

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
A leaked image from the set of Indiana Jones 5 shows Harrison Ford donning the iconic adventurer’s outfit.

Say goodbye to Spotify ads: Get 4 free months of Amazon Music Unlimited ahead of Prime Day

Mashable / 9h
Save $31.96: As of June 8, Prime members can get four free months of Amazon Music Unlimited . The service typically costs $7.99 per month for Prime members. (Non-Prime members can get three months for free.) Amazon has been known to offer free periods of some of its services, including Amazon Music Unlimited. The music platform usually gets a three-months-free treatment, but as an early Prime Day

It Took Lego 8,660 Hours to Build This Life-Size Lamborghini Sián From Over 400,000 Pieces

100+Gizmodo / 9h
As incredibly elaborate as Lego’s larger sets can be, the builds can often feel more like a part-time job than a fun pastime. It took our own Germain Lussier 34 hours to build Lego’s 7,500-piece Millennium Falcon , but that’s nothing compared to the 8,660 hours needed to assemble this life-size Lamborghini . Read more...

General Motors offers OnStar Guardian to non-GM drivers

Engadget / 9h
OnStar Guardian can now be used even if you drive cars from another brand.

Updates From Indiana Jones 5, Dungeons & Dragons, and More

Gizmodo / 9h
James Gunn’s full steam ahead on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 . Get a glimpse of a Cisco-Less Team Flash on The Flash . More Loki clips tease time weirdness and Owen Wilson’s Mobius. Plus, Space Jam: A New Legacy gets the ESPN treatment in the silliest way possible. Spoilers now! Read more...

Encrypted Messaging App Run by the FBI Leads to Arrest of Over 100 Organized Crime Members

200+Gizmodo / 9h
For close to two years, the FBI clandestinely operated an encrypted communications platform called “Anom” that was used almost exclusively by drug traffickers and organized crime, a recently unsealed federal affidavit claims. Read more...

Grab a Python programming course bundle for $5 per course

Mashable / 9h
TL;DR: Master your coding skills with the Complete 2021 Python Expert Bundle , on sale as of June 8. Grab the 12-course package for only $59.99 — a 98% discount. You know those Netflix recommendations you sort through every day? Yup, those are brought to you by the coding language Python. If you’re looking to launch a career in the IT sector, having at least a basic understanding of the language

Prime members - did you know about this early Prime Day perk for free photo prints?

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
Here's a great early Amazon Prime Day perk for Prime members that you may have missed on some free high-quality photo prints.

How to Eat for Cheap (or Free) at Restaurants in June

Lifehacker / 9h
Whether through an ongoing deal or due to a special occasion, restaurants nationwide are eager to hand out a bunch of free food and discounts this month. Here’s a look at some of the best deals and offers from the bigger chains: Read more...

More of Adobe Creative Cloud is Apple M1-native now and the speed bump is astonishing

SlashGear / 9h
Adobe has updated some of its most popular apps for native Apple Silicon support, with the newest versions of Illustrator, InDesign, and Lightroom Classic all now updated to be M1-native. The changes should mean a noticeable performance improvement, Adobe says, as the new software taps Apple’s custom CPU and GPU acceleration. The changes are part of a broad array of … Continue reading

United Airlines’ Swanky(ish) New Boeing 737 MAXs

200+One Mile at a Time / 9h
Over the coming years, United Airlines will take delivery of well over 200 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, split between the 737 MAX 8, 737 MAX 9, and 737 MAX 10. While the airline is already flying the 737 MAX 9, United will commence service with the 737 MAX 8 in July. We now have more details about what we should expect from the interiors of these planes, and I’m impressed. United’s Boeing 737 MAX 8 i

Lifted raises $6.2M Series A round led by Fuel Ventures for its long-term social care platform

TechCrunch / 9h
As people live longer and longer and have long-term health issues like cancer and dementia, caring for elderly relatives is becoming a huge societal and political issue. Right now this care is antiquated and run by incumbents, many of which still run off paper and Excel. We are now seeing a new wave of startups turn up to tackle this space by applying Apple’s age-old model of owning the experienc

New NHS patient data store delayed by two months

4KBBC News - Technology / 9h
The creation of a central store of data from GP records in England had been due to start on 1 July.

HDD drives could be all set to finally take on SSDs once more thanks to this upgrade

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
Graphene could give a major boost to the use of HDDs in data centers.

Liteboxer, the Peloton of boxing, raises $20 million Series A

TechCrunch / 9h
Liteboxer , the Peloton for boxing, has announced the close of a $20 million Series A funding round led by Nimble Ventures. B. Riley Venture Capital participated, alongside existing investors Raptor Group and Will Ventures. Liteboxer launched publicly to the world in July of 2020, announcing an in-home device that brings gamification, hit music, and a touch of entertainment to a boxing workout. T

Version One launches $70M Fund IV and $30M Opportunities Fund II

TechCrunch / 9h
Early stage investor Version One, which consists of partners Boris Wertz and Angela Tran, has raised its fourth fund, as well as a second opportunity fund specifically dedicated to making follow-on investments. Fund IV pools $70 million from LPs to invest, and Opportunities Fund II is $30 million, both up from the $45 million Fund III and roughly $20 million original Opportunity Fund. Version One

BuyerAssist launches with $2M in funding to help B2B sales team keep their buyers engaged

TechCrunch / 9h
BuyerAssist founders Shyam HN, Amit Dugar and Shankar Ganapathy Selling enterprise software is much more complicated than convincing a potential customer that your solution is the best and signing a contract. A recent Gartner study found that buying groups for B2B solutions can involve up to six to 10 decision makers, and that the majority of buyers said their most recent purchase was “very compl

Relativity Space launches its valuation to $4.2B with $650M in new funding

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TechCrunch / 9h
3D-printed rocket startup Relativity Space has raised a $650 million Series E, bringing its total raised to over $1.2 billion. Relativity’s post-money valuation now stands at $4.2 billion, a source familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The round was led by Fidelity Management & Research Company, with participation from new investors with funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, Centricus, Coa

Relativity has a bold plan to take on SpaceX, and investors are buying it

100+Ars Technica / 10h
Enlarge / A rendering of the Terran R rocket in flight. (credit: Relativity Space ) Relativity Space announced Tuesday morning that it has raised an additional $650 million in private capital and that this money will fuel an ambitious agenda of 3D printing large, reusable rockets. The new funding will accelerate development of the "Terran-R" launch vehicle, Relativity Chief Executive Tim Ellis sa

Ford builds an affordable, efficient small truck: The new Maverick

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Ars Technica / 10h
This is the 2022 Ford Maverick. It comes with a hybrid powertrain as standard and starts at $19,995. [credit: Ford ] America's love affair with the truck shows no signs of abating. The country buys millions of the vehicles each year; they're the bread and butter of domestic automakers. But not everyone is well-served by the products on offer. Some might want a truck but are turned off by their ev

AT&T is giving six months of Stadia Pro to 5G and fiber internet subscribers

Engadget / 10h
AT&T is now offering six months of Stadia Pro to 5G and fiber internet subscribers, plus a discount on the hardware you need to play.

Adobe optimizes Illustrator, InDesign and Lightroom Classic for M1 Macs

Engadget / 10h
Adobe says that the M1-native versions are significantly faster than their Intel equivalents.

Xbox Game Pass confirms 'lowkey' partnership with Disney Plus

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass Ultimate service seems to be partnering with Disney Plus, but what can we expect?

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite to launch on June 23 in India

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite launch has been teased on Amazon to take place on June 23 at 12 noon.

These Air Fryer-Baked Eggs Are Half Soufflé and Half Frittata

Lifehacker / 10h
Eggs, high-fat dairy, and heat form a winning combination, particularly when gently baked in a water bath. The inside somehow becomes both custardy and fluffy, and the top, gently or—if you blast it under the broiler for a moment—highly burnished. It’s an easy enough maneuver to execute, but usually reserved for a… Read more...

The New Echo Show 8's Camera Is So Good I Almost Forgot How Unsettling Sidewalk Is

Gizmodo / 10h
Everyone’s relationship with their parents is complicated. But since I had a kid, I decided I liked the idea of my daughter having an open line to call her grandparents, even if I didn’t necessarily want one for myself. Granted, my daughter is only 16 months, but she knows there’s someone in the box talking to her.… Read more...

Samsung's Galaxy Buds Pro fall to a new all-time low price at Woot

Engadget / 10h
Samsung's premium Galaxy Buds Pro true wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation are now just $140 thanks to a new deal.

3 microphones on sale for all your entertainment and work needs

Mashable / 10h
Whether you host a podcast , record music, or add voiceovers to TikToks , a quality microphone can make a big difference. These three Ergopixel microphones are all on sale as of June 8, so you can choose the best one for you and your needs while saving some serious cash in the process. Ergopixel Condenser Microphone with Tripod This plug-and-play microphone lets you record with the touch of a but

Whatfix nabs $90M to help workers onboard and get the most out of their IT stacks

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TechCrunch / 10h
“Digital transformation” has been on the mind of many an organization in the last year: the pandemic and the shift it’s brought to how we work are speeding up investments in new apps, infrastructure and work practices to improve productivity regardless of where we sit all day. Now, it looks like we’re on to the next stage of that journey: actually figuring out how to adopt and run with all that n

Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen, 2021) Review: Alexa’s best display yet

SlashGear / 10h
The pandemic has made clear that low-resolution webcams are only the tip of the video calling iceberg: in an ideal world we’d all have our own cameraperson to make sure the angles were perfect. That’s what Amazon’s Echo Show 8 (2nd Generation) promises, turning Alexa into your personal videographer but – to keep the new smart display to $130 – … Continue reading

Goal Zero Yeti 1000X is a home battery you’ll want to take on roadtrips

SlashGear / 10h
Mobile power specialist Goal Zero has revealed its latest beefy battery, with the Yeti 1000X Portable Power Station aiming to satisfy camping and emergency use alike. Its front panel packs 120V AC outlets capable of powering medium to large appliances, while there’s also solar support for recharging. It’s part of Goal Zero’s Yeti X range, which are generally potent enough … Continue reading

Smartwatch-activated gene switch could help treat diabetes

SlashGear / 10h
Researchers from ETH Zürich have developed a gene switch that is operated using the green LED light emitted by commercial smartwatches. Typically, that green LED light is used for the pulse rate detection feature. However, the new approach created by the researchers could be used to treat diabetes in the future. Smartwatches are extremely popular, and with their wide deployment, … Continue readin

Try your hand at coding iOS apps with this training on sale

Mashable / 10h
TL;DR: Learn the basics of SwiftUI with the SwiftUI developer training , which is on sale for 95% off. As of June 8, get it for only $24.99. If you're an aspiring iOS app developer, this $25 SwiftUI developer training can help. Taught by Nick Walter , an iOS developer with a 4.5-star instructor rating; Stephen DeStefano , an iOS and macOS developer and Swift instructor with a 4.5-star instructor

Canada reportedly preparing to relax quarantine protocols for vaccinated visitors

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There is potentially great news for travelers thinking of visiting Canada this summer as Canadian officials are getting set to announce new, more relaxed border COVID-19 restrictions for people who are fully vaccinated. Bloomberg is reporting that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau intends to reduce the current 14-day mandatory quarantine period for anyone entering Canada, provided they have

Google One lets you pick which apps can get around your VPN

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
The VPN service that comes bundled with Google One subscriptions is getting a handy upgrade.

2023 Kia Sportage debuts with bolder design than its Tucson sibling

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SlashGear / 10h
Hyundai and Kia are constantly moving the goalposts in terms of new car design, and the all-new 2023 Kia Sportage is no different. We were expecting the new Sportage to carry familiar design themes from its Hyundai Tucson brethren. But similar to how Kia’s EV6 makes us have second thoughts about the Hyundai Ioniq 5’s design, the 2023 Kia Sportage … Continue reading

ANOM: Hundreds arrested in massive global crime sting using messaging app

13KBBC News - Technology / 10h
Hundreds are arrested worldwide after using the ANOM app, where their messages were monitored.

Celebrate Pride by visiting one of these 10 LGBTQ+ movie filming locations

The Points Guy / 10h
It’s Pride Month, and TPG is looking for fun ways to celebrate while, of course, incorporating all things travel. I was recently perusing some of the site’s other articles and discovered there are already posts on Oscar-worthy film locations and London film locations , so why not locations featured in movies with central LGBTQIA+ themes? Below, with some help from movie-locations.com , I’ve recap

MoviePass settles with FTC over complaints that it blocked subscribers

Engadget / 10h
MoviePass operators have agreed to settle with the FTC.

Art app SketchAR to allow artists to list their artworks on NFT marketplaces directly

TechCrunch / 10h
An update to an existing art app that allows artists to access NFT marketplaces directly, could have the potential to democratize access to the NFT world for artists not currently in crypto. SketchAR , is an existing mobile app that allows artists to turn photos into illustrations using its AI-based computer vision. It is now is launching a new feature that allows users to turn their art into NFT

Nuggs creator Simulate raises $50M

TechCrunch / 10h
New York-based Simulate today announced a $50 million fundraise. Led by Alexis Ohanian’s 776, the Series B brings the meat alternative’s total funding to north of $60 million and values it at $260 million. Simulate’s first product, Nuggs (formerly also the startup’s name ), has already caused a splash, thanks in no small part to aggressive online advertising. The company notes a massive push in r

Airbase raises $60M as the corporate spend market segments, matures

TechCrunch / 10h
This morning Airbase , a corporate spend startup, announced that it has closed a $60 million Series B led by Menlo Ventures. The deal’s announcement comes after Divvy, another corporate-spend focused startup, sold to Bill.com for several billion dollars , and other unicorns in the space like Brex and Divvy each raised nine-figure rounds. According to Airbase CEO Thejo Kote , his company’s round i

Fintech all-star Nubank raises a $750M mega round

TechCrunch / 10h
In 2013, Colombian businessman David Velez decided to reinvent the Brazilian banking system. He didn’t speak Portuguese, nor was he an engineer or a banker, but he did have the conviction that the system was broken and that he could fix it. And as a former Sequoia VC, he also had access to capital. His gut instinct and market analysis were right. Today, Nubank announced a $750 million extension t

Google Photos locked folder rolls out to Pixel phones – here's how it works

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Google has shown the new Google Photos Locked Folder feature in action, as the new feature starts rolling out to Pixel phones.

Multiple Office 365 security bugs could give hackers the keys to the kingdom

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The four vulnerabilities in key Microsoft Office products stem from legacy code that’s existed for several years.

Razer and ClearBot team up to keep the oceans clean

SlashGear / 11h
Razer is a name heavily associated with gaming on both consoles and the PC. Recently, Razer announced that to celebrate World Oceans Day, it was helping a startup called ClearBot redesign its AI boat used to clean up marine plastics. The new partnership aligns with Razer’s 10-year sustainability roadmap. It complements its Green Investments vertical that wants to support the … Continue reading

Trevor Noah says Jeff Bezos should just pay for the extra Blue Origin seat

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Mashable / 11h
In case you hadn't heard, Jeff Bezos is about to go into space . On Monday, the former Amazon CEO announced his intention to join the first crewed suborbital flight by Blue Origin , his own spaceflight company. The billionaire invited his brother, Mark, to join him in being catapulted into space, a mission which the company hopes to launch on July 20. "Like a lot of recently divorced middle aged

Fortnite's new season lets you fly UFOs and play as Superman

Engadget / 11h
Fortnite has unveiled its 7th season of chapter 2 with the ability to play as Superman or Rick & Morty's Rich Sanchez and fly in a UFO

My VERY Empty Emirates Flight…

200+One Mile at a Time / 11h
Yesterday I flew from Greece to the United States, and took my emptiest long haul flight ever (my previous emptiest long haul flight was an Air Belgium flight from Charleroi to Hong Kong with just 25 passengers). I’ll have a full review soon, though in this post I wanted to share my amazement at how empty this flight was (though unlike a recent Mumbai to Dubai flight , I didn’t have the aircraft

Boeing 777 Gets Stuck In The Mud After It Skids Off The Taxiway In Nigeria

View from the Wing / 11h
Star Alliance member Ethiopian Airlines had an issue with a Boeing 777 that they converted from passenger service over to cargo last week. When flight ET3905 flown by aircraft ET-ASL landed in Lagos, Nigeria it went off the taxiway… and its left hand landing gear went into the mud. Continue reading ...

Apple's educational iOS coding tool lets users build and submit App Store apps

Engadget / 11h
Apple is updating Swift Playgrounds to allow app developers to build and submit their software directly to the App Store from an iPad.

AMD’s next-gen Ryzen CPUs and RDNA 3 GPUs could launch together at end of 2022

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
What might be Ryzen 6000 CPUs and RX 7000 GPUs may not arrive until Q4 next year.

The best games shown at Black Voices in Gaming 2021 – and why events like this matter

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
The Guerrilla Collective held its Black Voices in Gaming 2021 event, and we've picked the best games we saw.

Mophie’s MagSafe accessories come with an adapter for your Android

SlashGear / 11h
Mophie has launched a new range of accessories that work with MagSafe on Apple’s iPhone 12, attaching not only chargers and batteries but things like vent mounts. In addition, Mophie also has an adapter to use the new Snap system with other, non-MagSafe phones, whether they be older iPhones or Android devices, as well as Snap+ accessories that include Qi … Continue reading

MQ-25 autonomous aircraft refuels another aircraft for the first time

SlashGear / 11h
The United States Navy and Boeing have announced a first in aviation history. The Navy and Boeing have been testing MQ-25 unmanned aircraft known as the MQ-25 T1 test asset. In a recent test, the MQ-25 was able to perform aerial refueling of a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet, demonstrating its aerial refueling mission for the first time. The aerial … Continue reading

Cleared for Takeoff: A family adventure in Oahu and Maui

The Points Guy / 11h
Cleared for Takeoff is a weekly series showing readers like you the best ways to book post-pandemic adventures using points and miles. If you’d like tips on booking your own trip using miles, please email us with your preferred itinerary and current mileage balance. Hawaii is a hot destination right now since Americans can travel there without major entry restrictions. COVID testing requirements

AWS could be facing serious taxes under new G7 plans

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Amazon's overall profits are well below that of AWS, prompting G7 leaders to reconsider their strategy.

Realme “Quicksilver” with Snapdragon 778G spotted on TENAA

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Realme’s upcoming smartphone has been spotted on a certification site revealing several features. It will be one of the first Snapdragon 778G phones.

Rotifers may be tougher than tardigrades

SlashGear / 11h
A microscopic creature known as the tardigrade, sometimes called a water bear, is extremely tough and resilient. They’re so tough and resilient that NASA has been studying the microscopic creatures in an attempt to learn how they’re able to survive incredibly harsh conditions such as being frozen for decades or being exposed directly to the vacuum of space. The tiny … Continue reading

Scientists Say They’ve Finally Sequenced the Entire Human Genome. Yes, All of It.

Popular Mechanics / 11h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

The Sims 4's next expansion could feature a series first

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It looks like the next Sims 4 expansion pack could take us to the countryside for the first time in the series.

French Open live stream: how to watch Roland Garros quarter-finals 2021 for free and from anywhere

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It's all to play for in Paris as we enter the last eight of the draws. Don't miss a serve, set or smash - see how to watch a 2021 French Open live stream from anywhere...and for free!

The Morning After: Apple's WWDC 2021

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Engadget / 11h
Today’s headlines: Apple announces iOS 15 at WWDC, with a focus on notifications and privacy, DOJ recovers 63.7 Bitcoins paid out in Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack and Apple's watchOS 8 adds new mindfulness exercises and tai chi.

Huge Chunk of the Internet Goes Offline Thanks to One Company

Gizmodo / 11h
Large chunks of the internet were offline starting shortly before 6:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, including everything from CNN to the British government, in an outage being blamed on Fastly, a content distribution network used by hundreds of high-profile websites. Gizmodo was also down during this morning’s outage. Read more...

Ubisoft's upcoming Rainbow Six game is now called 'Extraction'

Engadget / 12h
Ubisoft has announced that Rainbow Six Quarantine will now officially be called Rainbow Six Extraction.

AMD has claimed 30% of the gaming CPU market from Intel

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12h
According to the latest Steam Hardware Survey, Team Red is steadily growing in popularity for gaming PCs and portables.

Why wait for Amazon Prime Day? Hot Fitbit deals available right now

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Some of the world's best fitness trackers are on sale at Amazon in pre-Prime Day deals.

Graphene leveraged to create ultra-high density hard drives

SlashGear / 12h
A new study has confirmed that graphene can be used to create ultra-high density hard disk drives that offer up to ten times the amount of storage compared to current technologies. The study was published by researchers at the Cambridge Graphene Center in collaboration with teams at the University of Exeter, India, Switzerland, Singapore, and the US. While many computers … Continue reading

Nvidia and Valve are bringing DLSS to Linux gaming… sort of

Ars Technica / 12h
Enlarge / Tux looks a lot more comfortable sitting on that logo than he probably should—Nvidia's drivers are still proprietary, and DLSS support isn't available for native Linux apps—only Windows apps running under Proton. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Jim Salter / Larry Ewing / Nvidia ) Linux gamers, rejoice—we're getting Nvidia's Deep Learning Super Sampling on our favorite platform! But don't rejoi

Someone literally broke the internet

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Mashable / 12h
So, the internet is kinda broken. Many of the world's biggest websites including Reddit, Amazon, Twitch, CNN, The New York Times, BBC, PayPal, HBO Max, Hulu, PayPal, even the UK government's website appeared to be experiencing outages on Tuesday morning at around 10:50 a.m. BST / 5:50 a.m. ET. Users started reporting website issues across numerous platforms on Downdetector simultaneously. Aaaand

Southwest Airlines Deal: Earn 50x Points This Friday

One Mile at a Time / 12h
If you have a co-branded Southwest Airlines credit card , this is most definitely an offer you should take advantage of. This Friday, those with a Chase Southwest Card can earn 50x Rapid Rewards points on Southwest purchases: You’re capped at earning 50x points on $100 worth of spending (for a total of 5,000 points); note that those 50x points include the 2-3x base points you’d usually earn for p

Colonial Pipeline attack made possible by compromised VPN password

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12h
Lack of additional security checks made it easier to crack the password and break into private network.

Czinger 21C production specs unveiled: 3D-printed hybrid hypercar has 1233HP and 281MPH top speed

SlashGear / 12h
California-based startup Czinger has finally revealed the production specs of its 21C hybrid hypercar. We know a few bits and bobs about the 21C since Czinger debuted its first creation in Geneva last year. We knew it’d go from zero to 60 mph in 1.9-seconds (a number rivaled only by the Tesla Model S Plaid) courtesy of a hybrid powertrain, … Continue reading

These forged 17th-century music books went undetected for a century

Ars Technica / 12h
Enlarge / Considered as a set, the three books Penn State musicologist Marica Tacconi found to be forgeries nonetheless preserve 61 genuine compositions by 26 Italian composers, all written during the period from 1600 to 1678. (credit: Michel Garrett, Penn State) Penn State musicologist Marica Tacconi wasn't planning to discover forged music books when she started her sabbatical research at the B

Large parts of the internet were taken offline – here’s why it was down

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Outage at Fastly CDN knocks hundreds of top sites offline - here's what we know.

Second half of '21 to be season of foldables: Google, Vivo, Xiaomi get ready

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According to media reports from South Korea, Samsung Display will begin production of foldable OLED panels for Google, Vivo and Xiaomi in October.

Amazon, Reddit, Twitter and Twitch impacted by huge network outage

100+Engadget / 12h
A huge internet outage has affected large swaths of the internet this morning, including major sites like Amazon, Reddit, Twitter and Twitch.

The FBI operated an 'encrypted' chat app for organized criminals

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500+Engadget / 12h
The FBI secretly ran an encrypted chat app, known as Anom, as part of a global sting operation.

Researchers create new optical biosensor to detect cancer

SlashGear / 12h
Biosensors are important diagnostic devices that have to be quick, cheap, and easy to use. It’s also beneficial if biosensors are compact and autonomous so they can be used by anyone from doctors down to the patient themselves. Most optical biosensors require a wide range of light colors, like a rainbow, to operate reliably. The need for a wide range … Continue reading

Lenovo's new ThinkPad has one major Linux upgrade

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Latest generation of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon can now come with either Fedora Linux or Ubuntu.

macOS Monterey support is bad news for older MacBook Pro and Air models

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Here are the Macs left out in the cold with Monterey, with two years of MacBook models getting the elbow.

tvOS 15: every new Apple TV feature

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12h
The tvOS 15 beta has started being shared with developers, before a public release later in the year. Here's what to expect when it lands on your Apple TV.

Realme C25s launched in India: Helio G85, 6,000mAh battery

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12h
Realme C25s has the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset, 6.5-inch display, 6,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging for Rs 9,999 on Flipkart.