Monday, July 05, 2021

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Richard Donner, the Legend That Brought Superman to Cinematic Life, Has Died

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Superman director Richard Donner, the beloved filmmaker whose hits behind the camera also include The Goonies , Lethal Weapon , and his work as a producer on X-Men and and X-Men Origins: Wolverine , has passed away at the age of 91 . Read more...

25 ethereal astronomy photos that literally light up the skies

1KMashable / 8h
Not all of us have a billionaire brother who can let us hitch a ride into space , so we rely on talented photographers to give us a glimpse into the beyond. London's Royal Museums Greenwich has unveiled the finalists for the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2021 . The astrophotography competition, which has been running for 13 years, received over 4,500 entries taken from 75 countries. Below, y

How “The Print Shop” Turned People into Banner Wizards in the 1980s

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In 1984, Brøderbund Software released “The Print Shop,” a pioneering desktop publishing app that allowed anyone with a PC to easily make large banners, signs, and greeting cards at home for the first time. Here’s what made it special. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

CDC Warns Americans Not to Have Diarrhea in the Pool

200+Futurism / 1h
The US Centers for Disease Control has a frank (and gross) warning for Americans this summer: Don’t use the pool if you have diarrhea. On Thursday, the CDC tweeted out their warning to not swim if you’re experiencing the effects of diarrhea and other intestinal-related illnesses this summer. The tweet linked to their guidance on what to do to protect yourself against poop in the pool. “Don’t swim

Obi-Wan Kenobi spoilers and a new must-see list to prepare

SlashGear / 1h
Today we’re going to speak a bit about what’s coming with the Obi-Wan Kenobi show on Disney+. This show is not yet completed, it’s still in-the-making, but we have some early information on what’s inside the show’s plot. At this point I’d like you to absolutely turn back and wait for the show to debut before you read any further … Continue reading

51,000-Year-Old Bone Carving Suggests Neanderthals Were True Artists

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Patterns deliberately etched onto a bone belonging to a giant deer is further evidence that Neanderthals possessed the capacity for symbolic thought. Read more...

Losing your company passwords could cost you millions each year

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Failing to manage company secrets properly can not only be costly but it can also leave organizations vulnerable to attacks.

Facebook, Google and Twitter threaten to leave Hong Kong over privacy law changes

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21Engadget / 1h
Tech companies are already at odds with the Hong Kong government , and that tension appears to be on the rise. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the Asia Internet Coalition, a tech alliance including Facebook, Google and Twitter, has quietly warned Hong Kong that companies would stop operating in the territory if officials move forward with data protection law amendments that could hold co

Official Fortnite tweets tease massive island change may arrive this week

SlashGear / 1h
The latest and arguably greatest season of Fortnite Chapter 2 may experience some big changes in a future update expected to arrive this week. Rather than unofficial details from data-miners, Epic has teased the changes in a series of tweets — but it’s easy to miss them if you don’t know where to look. Epic operates multiple Fortnite Twitter accounts, … Continue reading

Virgin Atlantic and Delta return to London Heathrow’s Terminal 3 on July 15, Clubhouse reopens

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The Points Guy / 1h
As travel resumes, London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) will reach another significant milestone this month. In particular, major tenants Virgin Atlantic and Delta will return to their home in Terminal 3 on July 15. The joint venture partners had been operating from Terminal 2 during the pandemic. The usually busy Heathrow airport consolidated operations from four active terminals down to just two ami

“The Only Customer Ever Banned By US Airways” Actually Got His Miles Back

View from the Wing / 1h
The airline "assigned [its] vice president of customer service to be his personal liaison" and Gitomer asked that VP for a consulting job. Chiames said, though, that it was his "verbal abuse of our employees.. [which] have left employees in tears" that led to the banning. Gitomer, for his part, "described himself as a demanding, but not abusive, customer. He remembered only one time that he made

Chinese Astronauts Complete First Spacewalk Outside New Station

500+Futurism / 1h
Seven-Hour Walk Chinese astronauts have successfully completed the country’s first spacewalk outside of the new Tiangong station — marking a big milestone for China’s space program. Two astronauts, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo, performed the seven-hour spacewalk on Sunday morning, according to The Guardian . While this is the first spacewalk completed outside of Tiangong, it’s actually the second s

Craig of the Creek's Special Ending Theme Was Summertime Sadness Personified

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For the past week, the kids of Cartoon Network’s Craig of the Creek have been building up to and teetering on the brink of war with one another as part of the third season’s “Capture the Flag” arc. Despite all the obvious warning signs, there was little Craig to do to stop his fellow Creek Kids from being won over by… Read more...

Chase Freedom Flex Vs. Freedom Unlimited: Which Is Better?

One Mile at a Time / 1h
Chase has a great portfolio of credit cards that can potentially earn Ultimate Rewards points , and two of my favorites are the Chase Freedom Flex SM Credit Card and Chase Freedom Unlimited® . Significant (positive) changes were made to these cards in 2020, making these cards more rewarding than ever before. On top of that, the cards are currently offering improved welcome bonuses that are among

Bugatti joins forces with electric hypercar maker Rimac

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59Engadget / 2h
Electric hypercar company Rimac is taking control of Volkswagen’s supercar brand Bugatti as part of a joint venture with Porsche (which VW owns). Bugatti and Rimac will share resources and expertise but remain separate brands with their own production and distribution setups as part of the new company, which will be called Bugatti Rimac. Once the joint venture is up and running, which is expected

A Sunscreen for Pavement Could Help Keep Cities Cool

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The heat dome baking vast swaths of the U.S. and Canada has put the dangers of extreme heat on display. It points to the need for urgent adaptation so that cities don’t overheat, and that means reducing the urban heat island. Absent planting more trees, there may be other solutions to help keep cities cooler as the… Read more...

Plush privacy on the Strip: The Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas

The Points Guy / 2h
The last time I visited the gleaming skyscraper now known as the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas , the property was a Mandarin Oriental . Back then, as I sat in the lobby bar drinking a neon orange cocktail that featured a floating smear of gold leaf, I thought to myself, “It’s weird that there’s a Mandarin Oriental in the middle of Las Vegas.” To me, the brand’s sense of burnished international elegan

Maui mayor asks airlines to send less visitors to the Hawaiian island

The Points Guy / 2h
We see it everywhere — the return to travel has begun and the world doesn’t seem to be ready. Hotels and airports are understaffed , putting added stress on already thin resources. The TSA is seeing record numbers of travelers through security checkpoints at airports across the country. And let’s not get into the rental car shortage again. Now, Hawaii News Now reports that the mayor of one of the

Here's why Sony just postponed the launch of its new vlogging camera

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Sony has postponed the announcement of a new vlogging camera this week – and it's just told us the reason why.

Astronauts Use CRISPR Gene Editing in Space for First Time Ever

300+Futurism / 2h
CRISPR on the ISS Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has successfully leveraged CRISPR gene editing in space for the first time ever. The team of researchers were able to leverage CRISPR-Cas9 aboard the ISS, and show how they can study the impact of microgravity on DNA repair and damage, according to Engadget . The experiment itself actually occurred in 2019. However, the fin

8 more must-watch speedruns at SGDQ 2021 this week

SlashGear / 3h
Summer Games Done Quick 2021 officially kicked off yesterday, and while we’re about a day into the event at the time of this writing, there’s still a lot of marathon left to go. This year’s SGDQ happens to have a packed schedule full of solid runs, so even though I’ve already published a list of eight speedruns to catch throughout … Continue reading

Transformers War for Cybertron: Kingdom's Trailer Unleashes the Beasts

60Gizmodo / 3h
From the toylines to the movies , to the TV shows, everyone’s getting a bit feral in the world of Transformers —and the final chapter of Rooster Teeth’s animated take on the conflict between the Autobots and the Decepticons over their home world is no exception. Read more...

American Internet Giants Hit Back at Hong Kong Doxxing Law

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41NYT > Technology / 3h
A trade group representing Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple and others said changes to a Hong Kong privacy law could stop firms from providing services in the city.

Researchers retrofit microscopes to take 3D images of cells in real-time

38Engadget / 3h
There's a limit to what you can learn about cells from 2D pictures, but creating 3D images is a time-intensive process. Now, scientists from UT Southwestern have developed a new "simple and cost-effective" device capable of capturing multi-angle photos that can be retrofitted onto existing lab microscopes. The team say their solution — which involves inserting a unit of two rotating mirrors in fr

It Took Over 900 Hours to Design and 3D Print This Self-Launching Miniature Roller Coaster

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Tired of spending endless hours waiting in line to ride the latest and greatest roller coaster at your local amusement park? Why not invest all that time designing and 3D printing a roller coaster of your very own like YouTube’s 3d_coasters has? Read more...

Tom Blomfield takes first board post at Generation Home, after leaving Monzo and Angel investing

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Following on from mid-June when first-time buyer mortgage lending startup Generation Home raised a $30.4m Series A round and a £300m loan facility from NatWest, it’s now adding to its board. Although known for becoming an Angel investor since leaving Monzo, the challenger bank startup he co-founded, Tom Blomfield hasn’t joined any startup boards. That changes today with the news that he is joinin

Hear top VCs Albert Wegner, Jenny Rooke, and Shilpi Kumar talk green bets at the Extreme Tech Challenge finals

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This year, TechCrunch is proudly hosting the Extreme Tech Challenge Global Finals on July 22 . The event is among the world’s largest purpose-driven startup competitions that are aiming to solve global challenges based on the United Nations’ 17 sustainability goals. If you want to catch an array of innovative startups across a range of categories, all of them showcasing what they’re building, you

Elon Musk Joins Call to Free Britney Spears

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Free Britney Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter in the early hours of Monday morning to voice his support for pop icon Britney Spears in the wake of her tragic testimony regarding her conservatorship and abuse at the hands of her father . “Free Britney,” Musk said in a refreshingly considerate tweet . Free Britney — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 5, 2021 The SpaceX founder might have been at least s

Is The British Airways Card Worth It? (2021)

49One Mile at a Time / 3h
The British Airways Visa Signature® Card is one of Chase’s popular co-branded airline credit cards. British Airways Executive Club is a great frequent flyer program, so in this post, I wanted to take a closer look at this card. This card can especially be worth considering in light of the massive welcome bonus that’s currently available. Who should be applying for this card, and under what circum

Hot cycle summer: 7 things to think about when entering e-bike world

23Mashable / 3h
There can be few better feelings in life than riding an e-bike around town on a sun-drenched summer weekend. Yeah sex is cool , but have you tried coasting almost effortlessly at the perfect speed past shops and cafes and parks and sweltering sidewalks, natural AC blasting your body, tunes in your open earbuds , smartphone strapped on the handlebars, barely pedaling, no particular place to go, an

How to record the screen on your iPod, iPhone, or iPad

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The ability to record your iPhone's screen is super-useful built-in functionality that Apple introduced with iOS 11. Anyone with an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch running this iOS or later can quickly and easily make a recording of what's happening on their device's screen — with or without sound from the microphone — and just as quickly and easily save it to their Camera Roll. Whether you're record

Pokemon GO Anniversary Shiny bonus exclusive guide revealed

SlashGear / 3h
There’s a big set of events in Pokemon GO this month for the 5th anniversary of the release of the Niantic game. This year’s biggest event happenings take place on Saturday, July 17, 2021, and Sunday, July 18. GO Fest Tickets will be required to get ALL the benefits of the event, but there’ll be plenty to see and do … Continue reading

Rick and Morty season 5's A Rickconvenient Mort is funny but too familiar

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Rick and Morty season 5 episode 3, 'A Rickconvenient Mort', feels like familiar territory for the animated sitcom.

The super smart Cowboy 4 is our new top-rated e-bike – and here's why

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The Cowboy 4 is a glimpse into the future of cycling, and we love what we've seen.

A walking tour of Boston’s North End: What to see, do and eat in Little Italy

100+The Points Guy / 4h
I headed to the North End (pronounced “Nah-th End”) in search of the apartment building where my paternal grandmother — whom I never met — was born in 1902. Even though I was on the hunt for my own family history, it’s impossible to avoid learning about the Italian American immigrant experience when in this Boston neighborhood. My grandmother died long before I was born, and I’m now the age she w

How to Break Into the Legal Weed Industry

21Lifehacker / 4h
The weed legalization train is on the move around America , and whether it’s already been through your state or is headed your way, you might be interested in getting into the industry. There’s always been money in marijuana, but now there’s money in marijuana that you can actually talk about with the stranger across… Read more...

Montana and Idaho Have Legalized Killing Wolves on a Massive Scale

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Gray wolves ( Canis lupus ) have been persecuted in the U.S. since the arrival of Europeans. By the 20th century, they had been driven to near-extinction. Narrowly pulled back from the brink by endangered species protections and reintroductions in Yellowstone National Park and central Idaho in the 1990s, they are one of… Read more...

My 5 Biggest Travel Mistakes And Mishaps

View from the Wing / 4h
With the number of times I run into problems with airlines making reservations or dealing with changes, I often wonder how the median passenger even manages to get from A to Z. All of my biggest travel mishaps and mistakes worked out fine, with airlines and hotels going above and beyond to accommodate. Still, I'm embarrassed to admit them. Continue reading ...

You can already save $10 on Monster Hunter Stories 2

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Monster Hunter Stories 2 is already seeing $10 off in Amazon's latest Nintendo Switch deals, just days before it hits the shelves.

Server chip shortage could drag on through the rest of 2021

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Industry insiders don’t expect the global chip shortage to sort itself out before the end of the year.

The rumor is true: Rimac is taking over Bugatti with Porsche’s help

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Enlarge / The Bugatti Chiron will be joined by new electrified models. (credit: Bugatti) For almost a year, a rumor has been circulating that Volkswagen Group plans to offload Bugatti to Croatian electric vehicle specialists Rimac . That rumor turns out to be true: on Monday Porsche and Rimac revealed that they are forming a new joint venture called Bugatti-Rimac at the end of this year. It will

Bugatti Rimac sees old and new hypercar royalty join forces

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Electric performance car company Rimac is taking control of Bugatti, with a new Bugatti Rimac hypercar company being spun out for the legendary brand. Porsche will hold a minority stake in the new joint venture, while Rimac’s EV drivetrain and battery division will be hewn off into an independent business that will work with other automakers. Indeed, the new structure … Continue reading

Giant “Mud Volcano” Explosion Seen Near Oil Platform

500+Futurism / 4h
Volcanic Eruption A massive explosion was seen in the Caspian Sea on Sunday — capping off a big weekend for apocalyptic ocean fires . The blast occurred near Azerbaijan where the country’s government owns a number of oil and gas fields, according to The Guardian . While the cause of the fiery explosion was not immediately apparent, the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) announced th

Independence Day Has Aged Beautifully After 25 Years

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It’s been 25 years since the first time I ever bought advanced tickets to see a movie. I know this because that movie was Independence Day , and it opened 25 years ago this week. After seeing its unforgettable Super Bowl commercial , I immediately became obsessed with the movie and knew I had to see it as soon as… Read more...

All the best noise-cancelling headphones from top brands

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Listening to music is one of life’s great pleasures. But it's more than just a pleasure, it is part of your lifestyles — an intrinsic part of both leisure, work, travel, and state of mind. It’s little wonder that everyone needs — not wants, needs — a great pair of headphones. Listening to music can be a deeply personal experience. The modern world is a loud place — and if the incessant rumble of

Obviously AI, a no code startup for data analysts, increases its seed round to $4.7M

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Obviously AI founders Nirman Dave and Tapojit Debnath Nirman Dave’s two startups are very different, but both have a DIY spirit. The first, called CircuiTricks and founded during his gap year after high school, created kits to teach students about electronics and physics. Now Dave is chief executive officer of Obviously AI , a no code AI/ML platform that enables people without technical backgroun

The 12 Best Games to Play on Your Ultrawide Monitor

How-To Geek / 5h
Ultrawide monitors are often praised for their productivity advantages, but they can be just as great for gaming. Whether it enables you to see a wider field of view or grant tangible gameplay advantages, some PC games support ultrawide screens better than others—here’s just a few. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How to See 3D Walking Directions in Google Maps

How-To Geek / 5h
The tricky thing with walking directions is that it’s hard for your phone to know which direction you’re looking. Google Maps solves this problem with handy 3D walking directions that overlay navigation instructions onto the real world. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla on PC just got PS5’s best feature

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Support for adaptive triggers has arrived, following its debut with Metro Exodus: Enhanced Edition a couple of months back.

The 7 Types of Rest, and How to Get the Kind You Need

Lifehacker / 5h
For a long time, our default answer to the question “How are you?” has been “fine,” or some variation of it. But over the past few years—and especially during the pandemic—another response is becoming increasingly common: Telling the person who asked that you’re “tired,” or even “exhausted.” Read more...

A nanofiber membrane could help solve the drinking water crisis

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Korean scientists claim a new desalination technique makes sea water fit to drink in minutes. The researchers used a membrane distillation process that resulted in 99.9 percent salt rejection for one month. If commercialized, they say the solution could help alleviate the drinking water crisis exacerbated by climate change. More than 3 billion people worldwide are affected by water shortages, wit

ByteDance is selling TikTok's AI platform to other companies

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Ecommerce companies queuing up to use TikTok’s recommendation engine into their services.

Review: SeaJets Ferries Greece

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While I usually review airplanes, airports, and hotels, I also sometimes take trains and ferries, so I review those when I think it’s useful or interesting. During our time in Greece we took two separate ferries — one to get from Crete to Santorini, and one to get from Santorini to Mykonos. In this post I wanted to share my experience with SeaJets, the biggest ferry line in Greece. Why you’re bes

Federer vs Sonego live stream: how to watch Wimbledon 2021 tennis free and from anywhere now

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Can the 39-year old Federer really make another Wimbledon QF? Here's how to watch Wimbledon tennis online and get a Federer vs Sonego live stream - with free options explained.

Get a free Nintendo Switch Lite with Virgin broadband and TV deals until Wednesday

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You can grab a fantastic free gift in this powerful broadband and TV flash sale from Virgin.

More WD storage devices affected by weird security issues

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A RCE vulnerability in an old, unsupported OS could affect lots of old WD NAS devices.

Halo Infinite multiplayer beta details will be shared ‘ahead of time’, says 343 Industries

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Developer 343 Industries has said that Halo Infinite multiplayer beta details will be made known ahead of time so players don’t miss out.

This Dell G15 with a cheap RTX 3050 Ti is one of this week's best gaming laptop deals

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Here's a great RTX 3050 Ti gaming laptop deal courtesy of the latest sale over at Dell - now $329 off.

Google is making Chrome's omnibox even more useful

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Visit certain sites a lot? Get to them faster than ever

Xbox Series X wireless controller takes rare price cut at Amazon and Microsoft

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The Xbox Series X wireless controller is seeing some rare discounts at both Amazon and Microsoft today, with some record low prices on certain colors.

13 memorable moments when people stood up for the least powerful among us in 2021 (so far)

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If 2020 was the year of activism , then 2021 seems to be following in its footsteps. While many of last year's protests took place online given the pandemic, the dam broke over the summer as people took to the streets, many in face masks , to call out police violence and systemic racism . This year, COVID-19 vaccinations have paved the way for even more people to stand up for those without privil

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review: Hybrid Head-Scratcher

SlashGear / 5h
The 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the plug-in hybrid SUV people keep forgetting about. After a week behind the wheel, though, it turns out to be oddly memorable – though not necessarily for all the reasons Mitsubishi might hope for. Aggressive pricing and a loaded spec sheet butt up against some questionable hardware and design decisions, leaving this one of … Continue reading

No, this isn’t a graphics card – it’s the world’s fastest consumer SSD

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Technically this is a bunch of SSDs configured in RAID on a board with dual fans – hence that GPU-like appearance.

How to Add a Drop-Down List to a Word Document

How-To Geek / 6h
A drop-down list in a Microsoft Word document lets people select from a predefined items list. Adding this drop-down list is fairly easy, and we’ll show you how to do it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Fear Street Part 2: 1978's First Trailer Is Already Dragging Us Back to Hell

23Gizmodo / 6h
Fear Street ’s first movie, set in 1994 , might have only just set its slasher sights on Netflix. But the anthology is back for more this Friday, teasing that, as with any good horror killer franchise, it’s never over when our heroes think it is. Read more...

How to Use Kitchen Scraps on Your Plants Without Having to Learn Composting

57Lifehacker / 6h
We should start by saying that we are not anti-compost. In fact, we have several articles walking you through the ins and outs of the composting process. In a perfect world, everyone would have the time, energy, and space to have their own compost pile or container , and then use the finished product to help their… Read more...

Jeopardy! Had A Credit Card Category, How Many Answers Do You Know?

View from the Wing / 6h
How many did you get right? And, like me, did you fail to frame your answers in the form of a question? Continue reading ...

Cyber insurance premiums are shooting up for businesses everywhere

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Ransomware, rates and regulation are pushing premiums on cybersecurity into the stratosphere.

Amazon Echo Dots Store a Wealth of Data—Even After a Reset

300+Wired / 6h
Thinking about selling your smart speaker? Be aware that you can't completely delete personal content from the device.

How to Get Roadside Assistance Using Alexa

How-To Geek / 6h
You can request roadside assistance using Alexa from participating apps, including, AAA, and Blink Roadside. All you need is an Alexa-powered device like the Echo Auto and the correct wake phrase to fix flat tires, call for towing, or make virtually any other service request. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Terrifying Magnetic Mouth Clamp Pitched as a Rapid Weight Loss Tool [Updated]

88Gizmodo / 6h
Researchers in the United Kingdom and New Zealand developed an oral device that uses magnets to prevent a person from fully opening their mouths , restricting them to a liquid-only diet to help them lose weight. Many scientists and advocates have denounced the device as barbaric and say the research behind it… Read more...

Surprise: iPhone 13 will (probably) be called iPhone 13

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We've got a shocker for you, dear readers: Apple's next flagship smartphone will be called iPhone 13. This information, which comes from Economic Daily News (via MacRumors ), sounds like the most obvious piece of news ever. There was, however, some speculation that Apple might name its next flagship differently, perhaps due to the connotations of the number 13, which is considered to be an unluck

Netflix's 'Fear Street Part Two: 1978' trailer is off to Camp Nightwing for a killer summer

100+Mashable / 6h
Fear Street Part 1: 1994 , the first instalment of Leigh Janiak's Fear Street trilogy , based on R.L. Stine's teen horror books, has already landed on Netflix , bringing that '90s Scream energy back to our long-suppressed VHS nightmares . Now, in Fear Street Part Two: 1978 , to figure out why Shadyside seems to be constantly the target of horrible goings-on, we're heading back to the late '70s. I

Samsung’s new cheap phone is here with cameras to rival the Moto G9 Plus

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The Samsung Galaxy M32 will soon go on sale in the UK, with the same camera and battery specs as the Moto G9 Plus.

Xiaomi teaser suggests a Redmi Note 10 series 5G phone might be on its way to India

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A vague teaser on the Redmi India social channel seems to have confirmed that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 10T 5G smartphone could be launching in India soon.

What’s the Difference between PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now?

How-To Geek / 6h
With so many “PlayStation” product and service names out there, it’s easy to get confused about PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now. Both are subscription services for PS4, PS5, and PC, but with key differences. We’ll explain. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Sony WF-1000XM4 Earbuds Review: Best Earbuds, Worst Name

99How-To Geek / 6h
When it comes to the best over-ear headphones, the Sony WH-1000XM4 will always be in the conversation. If you want the same quality in an earbud, the WF-1000XM4 is the set for you. These have the best ANC and sound quality of any earbuds on the market today. That quality doesn’t come cheap, but for the right user, it’s so worth it. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

The real reason Royal Caribbean ships are sailing with fewer vaccinated passengers than other cruise lines

33The Points Guy / 6h
If you just can’t get enough cruise restart news, we’ve got some more for you. I’m currently sailing on a three-night Bahamas voyage on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas out of Miami. It’s the first cruise for the line in more than 15 months. But what’s interesting is that it’s not requiring passengers — including adults — to show proof of vaccination as a requirement to embark. Despite an ea

This RTX 3070 truly is a monster GPU – but you may never be able to buy it

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MSI is set to release a Godzilla-themed spin on its RTX 3070 Suprim, but it may not be available outside of Japan.

China’s Crackdown on Didi Is a Reminder That Beijing Is in Charge

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After targeting the ride-hailing platform days after its I.P.O., regulators on Monday moved against more companies that had recently been listed on Wall Street.

These popular Android apps were actually stealing Facebook passwords

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Nine trojan-laced apps cleverly disguised real intentions to get listed on the Play Store.

The thorny ethics of displaying Egyptian mummies to the public

Ars Technica / 7h
Enlarge / A visitor looks at displayed artifacts at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation (NMEC) during its official reopening a day after the Pharaohs' Golden Parade ceremony, a procession held to transport the mummified bodies of 22 ancient Egyptian kings and queens from the Egyptian Museum to their new resting place at the NMEC. (credit: Gehad Hamdy/picture alliance via Getty Images) In

Cathay: New “Premium Lifestyle Travel Brand”

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While some airlines are starting to see a rise in passenger demand, Cathay Pacific continues to suffer, with Hong Kong’s borders more or less remaining closed. So the airline is looking elsewhere to generate revenue, in the form of a new “premium lifestyle travel brand.” This change is pretty smart, if you ask me, even if you take coronavirus out of the equation. Cathay Pacific launches “Cathay”

Netflix cancelled 4 more TV shows last week – but none of our favorites

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Netflix just canned four series, all sitcoms, as the long weekend hit in the US.

I Hate That Conoco Is So Good at Social Media

24Gizmodo / 7h
There’s a video on YouTube I keep coming back to, even though I absolutely hate it. It’s a 46-minute mix of songs titled “Lofi glug glug mix – beats to drive/study to.” The buzzy, mostly wordless electronic tracks are set to an animation of an anime girl driving a car with a cheerful Shiba Inu hanging its tongue out… Read more...

Final Fantasy VII Intergrade’s entertaining DLC should also be on PS4

Engadget / 7h
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade is a little confusing, if the name didn’t give it away. It’s Final Fantasy 7 Remake , remade (or at least polished up) for the PlayStation 5. It also includes new original content called “Intermission.” This is a two-chapter run completely separate to the main game, following the once-optional character Yuffie arriving into Remake ’s main setting, Midgar, and bri

Mendel's Quest, aka Angry Jew, Helped Me Embrace My Heritage

100+Wired / 7h
Growing up Jewish was a challenge, but who knew an over-the-top game like this one would help me come to terms with who I am, and what my own culture meant to me.

This Lamp Is 3D-Printed From Orange Peels

65Wired / 7h
And yes, the Ohmie is completely compostable.

Use These Botanical Gardens-Inspired Decor Tips to Make Your Home Feel Like an Oasis

Lifehacker / 7h
There’s something very calming about visiting a botanical garden. Perhaps it’s being surrounded by foliage, or taking in the array of colors. Or maybe it’s just nice to be able to enjoy well-manicured and maintained nature where someone else did all the gardening and landscaping work. Whatever the reason, if you’re… Read more...

What’s in my pandemic app folder as travel rebounds

The Points Guy / 7h
As TPG’s senior travel reporter, I’ve spent the last six months researching, writing and experiencing — in real-time — what it’s like traveling and living during the COVID-19 pandemic . I deleted most of my travel and networking apps from my iPhone in early March 2020, convinced that I wouldn’t use them any time soon. Keeping a hotel or cheap flights app on my phone didn’t make much sense while q

Phoebe Waller-Bridge designs 'Fleabag' gin to help emerging artists

42Mashable / 7h
I love you. It'll pass. If you're still not quite over hearing Fleabag and Hot Priest utter these devastating words on your TV screen, then we have some news for you. Show creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge has collaborated with Edinburgh Gin to design a limited edition Fleabag gin bottle that tells the story of one of the best British shows of the 2010s . The bottle is emblazoned with the iconic lines

How to Access Family Purchases on the Mac App Store

How-To Geek / 7h
If you have Family Sharing enabled on your Apple ID, you might want to share apps purchased in the Mac App Store among family members. But it’s not immediately obvious how to download another family member’s Mac app purchases. Here’s how to do it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Researchers demonstrate new alternative seawater desalination membrane

SlashGear / 7h
Access to freshwater is a significant problem for many people all around the world. In some areas, severe drought means there is no fresh drinking water, and in others, pollution is so heavy that the water is undrinkable. Making fresh drinking water from seawater has been possible for a long time, but researchers have recently shown a new alternative seawater … Continue reading

How to Turn Your Car Into a Tiny Camper

51Gizmodo / 7h
I lived in a van for five years, which is quite a long time. In fact, I lived in that thing for longer than I’ve lived in any other place since leaving my childhood home. Strangely, I found moving out of a van to be more stressful than moving into one. I was afraid I was going to miss the freedom that comes with… Read more...

Microsoft warns users to update PowerShell 'as soon as possible'

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A critical vulnerability in a .NET package could be exploited to launch RCE attacks.

Facebook is copying Twitter's unique feature

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Facebook is testing the Threads feature on the pages of a select group of users. It will also accompany the "View Thread" button that will let readers see all of the posts in the thread.

OnePlus Nord 2 might launch in the last week of July

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Leaks on Twitter suggest that the OnePlus Nord 2 smartphone might launch in the last 10 days of July, possibly on July 24.

One of the best Android phones may get a 'Master Edition'... that removes its best bits

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A new version of the Realme GT sounds like a startling downgrade, removing the GT's key selling points.

SoftBank buys perpetual Yahoo trademark license for $1.6 billion

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As firework volleys launched out of New York City harbor last night, a very different celebration was likely taking place just a few blocks down the street at Verizon’s official headquarters in Midtown. The telco, which owns TechCrunch for hopefully just a few more weeks pending the close of the Apollo acquisition of our parent company Verizon Media , announced overnight that it had signed an agr

The Station: Bird has drama in San Francisco, drone delivery startup Zipline raises $250M

21TechCrunch / 7h
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox . Happy 4th of July! For those of you who are actually checking your emails today while getting some sun at an overcrowded beach or diligently grilling hot dogs, welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways peopl

Why former Alibaba scientist wants to back founders outside the Ivory Tower

35TechCrunch / 7h
Min Wanli had a career path much coveted by those pursuing a career in computer science. A prodigy, Min was accepted to a top research university in China at the age of 14. He subsequently obtained Ph.D. degrees in physics and statistics from the University of Chicago before spending nearly a combined decade at IBM and Google. Like many young, aspiring Chinese scientists working in the United Sta

How to Disable and Remove the Microsoft Edge Math Solver

How-To Geek / 7h
Solving math problems becomes easier with the new Math Solver feature in Microsoft Edge. However, if you don’t plan to use it, you can disable or remove it easily. Here’s how. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

2022 Genesis G80 Sport unveiled with AWD and rear-wheel steering

SlashGear / 7h
South Korean luxury automaker Genesis has revealed the first images of its 2022 G80 Sport, a sportier and livelier version of the brand’s second-generation G80 unveiled in 2020. Featuring a host of subtle yet sportier design cues, we don’t imagine the G80 Sport outrunning the BMW 540i, although it can make the Beemer anxious with its delightful Cavendish Red paint. … Continue reading

How to use Grid View in FaceTime with iOS 15

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The introduction of group FaceTime was a revolution for virtual group hangouts everywhere. But the group FaceTime interface was a bit confusing, with randomly sized bubbles floating around, and no clear indication of who was speaking. FaceTime on iOS 15 has given us the gift of Grid View, which solves this small but annoying problem. Turning on Grid View sorts your video chat participants into ne

Gang behind huge cyber-attack demands $70m in Bitcoin

1KBBC News - Technology / 8h
The authors of a "colossal" ransomware attack demand the sum in Bitcoin in return for a key to unlock all files.

AtGames Legends virtual pinball review: The better pre-built choice… mostly

Ars Technica / 8h
[credit: AtGames ] If you'd told me at the beginning of 2021 that I'd review not one but two virtual pinball options for the home, I would have nodded and said, sure, that sounds entirely unsurprising . A replica arcade experience seems like a great antidote for any nerd going stir-crazy in a pandemic. Yet while stand-up arcade multi-cabinets have rarely gotten me excited, virtual pinball is anot

Microsoft is making it much easier to share content in Edge

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New share menu lands in preview builds of the browser

Microsoft Cloud PC interface leaked, but nobody noticed

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In all the excitement around Windows 11, a Microsoft Cloud PC leak has flown under the radar.

Unleashed by E-Type UK is a souped-up and beautifully restored Jaguar

SlashGear / 8h
One of the most iconic sports cars ever produced is the Jaguar E-Type. The beautiful vehicle is highly sought after and features a design that is still popular and beautiful decades after it first rolled off the assembly line. A company called E-Type UK has revealed a restored and somewhat modified version of the car called Unleashed. One of the … Continue reading

What Was the Earliest Music?

76Gizmodo / 8h
People talk about the break between rock ‘n roll and punk, or punk and post-punk, but they almost never talk about micro-fluctuations in musical taste circa ten thousand years ago. Music history tends to start, for the non-musicologist, with the big-deal classical composers, progressing onwards through swing, big… Read more...

Basic Economy Passenger Gets Paid 10 Times His Ticket Cost To Take Later Flight

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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 ...

10 years of points and miles: A look back at the trip that started my journey

21The Points Guy / 8h
You know those iPhoto or “on this day” alerts that send you reminders of important memories you’ve made in the past? Well somehow, technology and algorithms missed reminding me of the 10-year anniversary of the trip that changed my life. On June 14, 2011, I traveled back to Afghanistan for the first time since my family left during a civil war in 1989. It was a trip that I had wanted to take my w

Star Wars: The Bad Batch is still searching for its reason to exist

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The Clone Wars spin-off is enjoyable enough, but it won’t catch fire until it works out what it wants to be.

How to Connect to Starbucks Wi-Fi

How-To Geek / 8h
Starbucks has been providing people a place to gather and get caffeinated for years. And one of the main benefits of that famous “third place” between work and home, especially for remote workers, is the free Wi-Fi. Connecting to the Wi-Fi network at any Starbucks store is usually simple. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

How to Keep Docker Containers Running When the Daemon Stops

How-To Geek / 8h
When Docker terminates, all your containers are stopped. The default installation doesn’t let containers run unless the daemon is also up. Here’s how to minimize workload downtime by keeping containers alive during a daemon outage. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

New FOMO App offers restaurants free services

Popular Mechanics / 8h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

America’s “Smart City” didn’t get much smarter

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Part of the Smart Columbus initiative is increasing the rate of electric vehicle adoption in the area. [credit: Smart Columbus ] In 2016, Columbus, Ohio, beat out 77 other small and midsize US cities for a pot of $50 million that was meant to reshape its future. The Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge was the first competition of its kind, conceived as a down payment to jump-start

ISS researchers repaired DNA in space using CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing

SlashGear / 8h
Researchers aboard the ISS have announced the first successful use in space for a new technique for studying DNA repair in yeast. Astronauts aboard the space station have demonstrated a successful CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing method. An organism can suffer damaged DNA occurring during normal biological processes or as the result of environmental causes. In both humans and animals, damaged DNA … Con

Awful: Mother Assaults Frontier Airlines Staff In Front Of Kids

100+One Mile at a Time / 8h
During the pandemic we’ve seen an endless number of stories of people acting out of order at airports and on airplanes. This is probably the most heart-wrenching example of this that I’ve seen. The behavior exhibited here is simply beyond, not just by the mother, but also by someone else, who I believe may be a Frontier Airlines employee? Mother finds out she can’t fly Frontier, assaults staff Vi

Hackers demand $70m ransom after executing massive Solar Winds-like attack

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Threat actors compromise Kaseya MSP update server to attack businesses around the world with ransomware.

Google surprises with a hidden pinball game for iOS

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Google have brought out another Easter egg game, in the form of pinball for iPhone

iPhone 13 rumor claims Apple may add reverse wireless charging

SlashGear / 8h
It seems like rumors concerning the next generation of Apple products never end. When the latest generation of devices like the iPhone launch, rumors about the next generation begin to surface. Some new rumors are making the rounds concerning the iPhone 13 and what we might be able to expect for the next-generation iPhone models. One of the most interesting … Continue reading

The 7 best Zoom and work-from-home moments of 2021, so far

Mashable / 8h
At this point — what, a year and half into the pandemic? — you'd think the world would be accustomed to Zoom. And, for the most part, we all have gotten better at video chatting and working from home. But better isn't perfect. While last year was replete with Zoom screwups , 2021 has seen far less failure. Still, halfway through the year, we managed to scrape together seven of our favorite Zoom a

Internet-enabled toothbrushes seemed like total overkill – until I tried one

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Not everything in my home has to be 'smart', but there's a surprisingly good case for the humble toothbrush.

GTA 6 release date of 2025 seems more likely after new reports

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The wait for Rockstar’s GTA 6 could continue for at least four more years, if reports are to be believed.

Everything the new Apple TV 4K could have done, but didn't

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The new Apple TV didn't change much – here's what we're still wishing for.

The Morning After: The Boring company wants to take us to the beach

43Engadget / 9h
It’s way too late for this Independence Day weekend (and even if it does happen, probably next year’s), but the Boring Company wants to get you to the beach at Fort Lauderdale. That’s according to the latest bid submitted by the tunneling company. It proposes a tunnel loop that would link downtown and the beach. The Las Olas Loop would be an "innovative and unprecedented" way to manage traffic co

Save Up To 96% On Summer Apps And Software Deals

Futurism / 9h
Make your summer more productive, more educational, and above all more fun with these limited-time software deals, with up to 96% off everything from internet protection to language learning. Surfshark VPN Rated 4.5/5 stars by TechGadgetCentral, Surfshark protects your privacy across all your devices, from game consoles to phones, with military grade encryption, OpenVPN protocols, and a no-loggin

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic appears in official 360-degree renders

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The Galaxy Watch 4 Classic is almost with us, and you can see it from every angle thanks to the latest leak.

After the Roku Express 4K, is a big Dolby Vision upgrade coming?

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A now-deleted product listing on Roku’s website suggests its Premiere streamer may be in line for a Dolby Vision update.

Qualcomm and Capgemini offer 'off-the-shelf' private 5G

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Private 5G networks will drive the digitisation of several industries.

ETH Zürich researchers have observed a crystal composed exclusively of electrons

SlashGear / 9h
A team of researchers at ETH Zürich was able to observe a unique crystal. Scientists at ETH Zürich have announced that they have successfully observed a crystal made up completely of electrons. The crystals are known as Wigner crystals and were first theorized almost 90 years ago but were only now observed directly in a semiconductor material. Unlike normal crystals, … Continue reading

Sony's Xperia 1 III flagship phone can now be pre-ordered for a cool $1,300

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The latest flagship phone from Sony offers some premium specs but also comes with a premium price tag.

The Pandemic Changed Sleep Habits. Maybe That’s a Good Thing

60Wired / 9h
A growing body of research shows that to optimize health and productivity, workers should adjust their workdays to their sleep schedules.

Abarth 695 Esseesse has a potent combination of speed and vintage styling

SlashGear / 9h
We all know Stellantis discontinued the Fiat 500 Abarth in the USA starting last year, so it pains us to see the debut of Abarth’s limited-edition 695 Esseesse or SS (SuperSport). Limited to only 1,390 units, the latest Abarth SS is the fastest 500 to wear the Scorpion badge. And since retro styling is predominant nowadays from clothes to cars, … Continue reading

Sizzling science: How to grill a flavorful steak

Ars Technica / 9h
Enlarge (credit: Cavan Images / Getty Images) Summer has arrived, and it’s time to fire up the backyard grill. Though many of us are trying to eat less beef for environmental reasons, it’s hard to resist indulging in an occasional steak—and you’ll want to make the most of the experience. So, what’s the best way to grill that steak? Science has some answers. Meat scientists (many of them, unsurpri

Robot dog in dance-off with Korean boy band BTS and other news

BBC News - Technology / 9h
BBC Click's Romana Kreider looks at the best technology news stories of the week.

Online payment fraud is costing business owners billions

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Payment fraud is forcing businesses to boost their security spending.

Wireless headphones vs true wireless earbuds: which design is best for you?

46TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
True wireless and wireless headphones can sound just as good as their wired counterparts these days – but should you cut the cord completely or stick to the neckband?

How to Time a Linux Program

How-To Geek / 9h
Want to analyze how much wall clock time, kernel time, etc., a Linux program takes to run? Whether for performance testing, code optimization, or just general curiosity, this quick guide will get you started! Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

ESA completes the first ExoMars high-altitude parachute drop test

SlashGear / 10h
The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that it has completed the first high-altitude drop test for the ExoMars parachute system. The successful test was completed after delays due to several weeks of bad weather and strong winds. ESA conducted a pair of drop tests in Kiruna, Sweden. The agency reports that the large 15 meter-wide first stage main parachute … Continue reading

The next big Nintendo Switch game could bring back a fan-favorite character

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Nintendo is reportedly planning to bring back Donkey Kong in a big way, and he could swing onto Nintendo Switch.

Audacity users are seriously angry right now - here’s why

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The Audacity community is up in arms over an update to the privacy policy.

Star Wars anime series Visions looks like The Animatrix for a galaxy far, far away

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Star Wars: Visions is coming to Disney Plus in September, and here we get a first look at what's to come.

What went so wrong with covid in India? Everything.

200+MIT Technology Review / 10h
On April 21, Ashley Delaney brought his father-in-law to the Goa Medical College and Hospital, the largest public hospital in the small southwestern Indian state. The hospital was in chaos and the wards were packed, with all 708 covid beds occupied—so 69-year-old Joseph Paul Alvares, a cancer survivor, had to lie on a gurney for nearly three days for a bed to become available. The bathrooms were

Canon EOS R5c rumors point to delayed launch for cinema camera

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Fresh rumors have revealed when we can expect to see the arrival of the Canon EOS R5c, an exciting mirrorless cinema camera.

Chinese astronauts complete the first spacewalk outside the Tianhe space station

SlashGear / 10h
China has been working hard to get its first full-time orbiting space station up and running. On Saturday, astronauts conducted the first spacewalk outside of the Tianhe space station to install the equipment required for the long-term operation of the space station. The astronauts opened the hatch and exited the space station at 11 PM Eastern on July 3. According … Continue reading

Less than half of Covid app downloads are active

BBC News - Technology / 10h
Scotland's contact tracing app has 950,000 active users despite being downloaded two million times.

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter will soon conduct its ninth flight

SlashGear / 10h
NASA JPL recently gave up some information about plans for the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s ninth flight. The flight was expected to occur no earlier than yesterday, July 4, 2021. NASA JPL outlined some of the limits that it intends to push on that ninth flight in a tweet published late last week. The team expects Ingenuity to fly for 2041 … Continue reading

UK launches £30m competition to support OpenRAN projects

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Government sees OpenRAN as way of diversifying UK supply chain after Huawei ban.

We’re starting to learn more about which PCs are compatible with Windows 11

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Some motherboard makers are now spilling the beans on Windows 11 compatibility.

Iceland ran the world's largest trial of a shorter work week. The results will (not) shock you.

400+Mashable / 11h
From 2015 to 2019, Iceland ran the world's largest trial of a shorter working week. An analysis of the results was finally published this week, and surprise! Everyone was happier, healthier, and more productive. Please pretend to be surprised. The report was jointly prepared by the Association for Sustainability and Democracy (Alda) in Iceland and UK think tank Autonomy , who note that Iceland's

Optimize home workouts with the Terra-Core Trainer from 'Shark Tank'

Mashable / 11h
TL;DR: The Terra-Core Fitness Trainer is on sale for $179.99 as of July 5th — a nice 10% discount off its regular price of $199. Sometimes, you’ll see a pitch on Shark Tank and think to yourself, “I need that.” The Terra-Core Fitness Trainer is one of those inventions. Featured on Shark Tank season 11, the Terra-Core Trainer ended up securing a $300,000 deal from Queen of QVC Lori Greiner. Sort o

This Lego-compatible drone is as educational as it is fun

Mashable / 11h
TL;DR: Build your own drone with the Space Fighters Building Block Drone kit, which is on sale for $29.99 as of July 5. That's a 25% savings on its usual price of $40. What's cooler than flying a drone ? Flying a drone that you built yourself, of course. With the Space Fighters Building Block Drone by Force Fighters, you can actually construct your own flying machine in a design of your choosing.

Get lifetime access to both a VPN and password manager for just $30

Mashable / 11h
TL;DR: As of July 5, you can get lifetime subscriptions to both Sticky Password and VPN Unlimited for $29.99. They're usually $199 apiece. Nowadays, everything seems to need a password and everything seems to require a sign-up. Instead of using the same few passwords for everything (please don't), streamline the process with a password manager that manages your login credentials for you. Sticky P

Add this digital humidifier and diffuser to your skincare routine for $52

Mashable / 11h
Save $4.01: The TaoTronics Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier covers over 300 square feet for $51.99 — a small slash off its usual $56. Adding humidity to the room while you sleep can be the difference between a good skin day and a bad one. Actually, sleeping in a room with less than 40 percent humidity can drain vital moisture as you snooze. Adding the TaoTronics Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier to

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra sale date is July 7 in India: price, specifications

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The flagship Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra will go on sale on July 7 on Amazon India, two months after it was unveiled at Rs 69,999.

Don't upgrade your Apple HomePod with the new beta software

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Users are reporting a host of issues after upgrading their HomePod and HomePod mini wireless speakers.

Hacker targets 'Apex Legends' in plea to fix 'Titanfall' hacking

31Engadget / 11h
Apex Legends has reportedly been hacked to raise awareness over the unplayable state of developer Respawn's other game series Titanfall . Players have taken to social media to report that the battle royale's server playlists are being replaced with a message that reads "SAVETITANFALL.COM, TF1 is being attacked so is Apex." Gamers also received an "Important Message" popup after matches directing

One of the world's best Garmin watches just got its first big discount on Amazon

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The Garmin Venu 2S is a super sleek running watch with a vivid AMOLED display, and it's now down to its cheapest ever price.

OnePlus could put out an Android tablet in the near future

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OnePlus has trademarked the 'OnePlus Pad' name, suggesting it could be working on an upcoming Android tablet.

iPhone 13 range could support faster charging and reverse wireless charging

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A leaker claims the iPhone 13 range could have larger wireless charging coils, offering all sorts of potential benefits.

The 7 Best Websites for Downloading Free Fonts

20How-To Geek / 11h
A good font can really make the difference in a project, so you shouldn’t limit yourself to the ones preinstalled on your machine. There are loads of free fonts on the internet you can use, and these websites are the best aggregators. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

What We're Playing: 'A Hat in Time' Brought Back 3D Platformers

100+How-To Geek / 11h
While the 3D Platformer genre has been dormant for a while, 2017 saw a couple of notable entries. You’re probably familiar with Super Mario Odyssey, but I want to focus on the smaller release today: A Hat in Time—a game that, thanks to updates and DLC, is better today than ever before. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

"Extinct" Australian Mouse Found Chillin' on an Island 150 Years Later

100+How-To Geek / 11h
The arrival of European settlers to Australia decimated the native rodent population, leading to several species to extinction, including the shaggy Gould’s mouse. But new research into Australian rodents led to a shocking discovery—the Gould’s mouse didn’t go extinct in the 1840s, it’s just been hanging out on an island. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Battlegrounds Mobile India hits 40 million pre-registrations, claims Krafton

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According to a report by Krafton Battlegrounds Mobile India got 20 million early access registrations and 40 million pre-registrations.

Xbox Series X restock: Ebuyer had Xbox Series X in stock but quickly sold out

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Xbox Series X stock was available from Ebuyer, with a three month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate bundle available.

Apple units in China back in limelight: Foxconn handling bulk of iPhone 13 manufacture

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The Covid-19 flare-up in India and Vietnam has brought back the limelight on Apple's supply chain units in China. Foxconn has walked away with the lion's share of iPhone 13 manufacture, reports say.

E-commerce logistics startup Locad gets $4.9M seed round led by Sequoia Capital India’s Surge

100+TechCrunch / 11h
E-commerce is booming in Southeast Asia, but in many markets, the fragmented logistics industry is struggling to catch up. This means sellers run into roadblocks when shipping to buyers, especially outside of major metropolitan areas, and managing their supply chains. Locad , a startup that wants to help with what it describes as an “end-to-end solution” for cross-border e-commerce companies, ann

Tinybird turns raw data into realtime API at scale

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62TechCrunch / 11h
Meet Tinybird , a new startup that helps developers build data products at scale without having to worry about infrastructure, query time and all those annoying issues that come up once you deal with huge data sets. The company ingests data at scale, lets you transform it using SQL and then exposes that data through API endpoints. Over the past few years, analytics and business intelligence produ

A weird bug can mess up your iPhone's WiFi, but there's a fix

52Mashable / 12h
There's a bug that makes it fairly trivial for someone to cause problems with Wi-Fi on iOS devices. Discovered by security researcher Carl Schou , all it takes is creating a public Wi-Fi hotspot with a specifically crafted name, and when someone with an iOS device connects to it, boom: Their Wi-Fi is disabled. The weird thing about this bug is that it's been discovered and publicly shared a few w

Simple Energy’s electric scooter to be called Simple One

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EV startup Simple Energy has filed a trademark for “Simple One”, which will be the final name of the Mark 2 electric scooter.

Covid: App showing beach crowd levels expanded

500+BBC News - Technology / 12h
The phone app is designed to help beachgoers find less busy parts of the coastline to enjoy safely.

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 price leaks – and they could be cheaper than the AirPods Pro

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The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are rumored to be launching in August.

Best TV shows on Binge: the top television series to stream right now

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Binge has a wealth of excellent shows to instantly stream – here are the best ones.

Make it yourself: Heirloom toolbox

Popular Mechanics / 12h
Create an heirloom toolbox. The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Reader’s boat build: I built this boat with a book from 1935

Popular Mechanics / 12h
The Gentleman’s Racer Design came from old Popular Mechanics plans. The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Taking a random walk using maths is harder than you think

Popular Mechanics / 12h
Uncovering the hidden secrets of procedural generation. The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

The Magnetic North Pole is moving to Siberia!

Popular Mechanics / 12h
The magnetic North Pole just isn’t where it used to be. The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Defiant vs Valor

Popular Mechanics / 12h
Inside the head-to-head battle to replace the Black Hawk helicopter. The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Why your business needs to stamp out ransomware threats now

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Ransomware threats are on the rise - but here's how you can keep your business safe with Avast.

The codes helping visually-impaired people shop

200+BBC News - Technology / 12h
New technology that allows phones to read out labelling is about to make supermarkets much more accessible.