Thursday, July 01, 2021

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Best tablet in UAE 2021: the top tablets you can buy right now

500+TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 4h
The best tablets come from Apple, Huawei and Samsung but not all are created equal. Here are our picks for the best tablets in the UAE

The "AirCar" Flying Car Completed a 35-Minute Test Flight, Then Drove Home

500+How-To Geek / 7h
A future with flying cars hasn’t quite panned out as we imagined from films like Blade Runner or Back to the Future, but the dream lives on. This week, a Slovakian company known as Klein Vision took its prototype “AirCar” flying vehicle on a milestone 35-minute flight, then landed and drove home. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Wildfire Devastates Canadian Town That's Been Suffering Through 121 Degree Heat

500+Gizmodo / 5h
The residents of Lytton, British Columbia were ordered to evacuate after wildfire engulfed the region on Wednesday . The village of roughly 350 people also broke Canada’s record for the highest temperature on Tuesday, a whopping 121.2 degrees Fahrenheit (49.6 degrees Celsius). It was the third day in a row that Lytton… Read more...

iPhone SE deals receive a rare discount with the 128GB model falling by £75

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3min
iPhone SE deals rarely get discounted which makes this offer from Amazon all the more impressive.

These Klipsch Cinema soundbars could complete your home theater setup this year

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3min
Klipsch has announced two new soundbars in its premium Cinema range that will launch this year with room-filling Dolby Atmos sound.

PC gaming's best ever point-and-click adventures are free with Prime Gaming

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3min
Prime Gaming is offering Amazon Prime members three classic point-and-click adventures over the next few months.

Uber Was Once The Underdog, Now They Use Regulators To Quash Competition

View from the Wing / 7min
New Yorkers thought that when the city capped the number of licenses for for-hire vehicles ‘to prevent traffic congestion’ they were regulating Uber. The truth is they were doing Uber’s bidding by handing the ridesharing giant a tool to keep out competitors. In New York there are a limited number of licenses, and those are busy working for Uber. New competitors have a hard time entering the marke

Facebook adds Ubisoft games to its cloud gaming service as part of huge US expansion

Engadget / 9min
Alongside Oculus VR and livestreams, Facebook's gaming ambitions also include the cloud. Today, the company is making free game streaming available to 98 percent of the mainland US and bringing on board a major partner in Ubisoft. Facebook says it has now scaled-up its cloud computing infrastructure to the extent that it can roll out the service to 100 percent of the US by the fall. An internatio

Google TV’s Watch with Me highlights celebrity movie and TV recommendations

Engadget / 9min
Much like bookshelves, watchlists say a lot about who we are as people. They reflect our interests and the things that inspire us. Tapping into that, Google is introducing a new TV feature called Watch With Me . Part of an ongoing series, it will share content recommendations from celebrities and artists. Each spotlight will also include an interview where the featured individual will talk about

Prime Gaming members can claim a trio of Lucasfilm Games classics this summer

Engadget / 9min
By now, gamers are accustomed to receiving freebies through Sony's PlayStation Plus and Microsoft's Xbox Games with Gold perks. Now, Amazon is here to remind you that it offers gaming benefits for Prime members, too. From today through to September 1st, the subscription service is giving away three classic LucasArts PC games on the first of every month. The trio includes The Secret of Monkey Isla

Amazon Could Turn the Kindle Into a Foldable E-Reader

How-To Geek / 9min
Foldable display technology is becoming more reliable and affordable, and as a result, it may soon appear in places you never expected. A new report from Bloomberg’s Mike Gurman states that Amazon could add a foldable display to its Kindle e-reader, providing a more portable, book-like user experience. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

fuboTV Drops Six Channels Including A&E and Lifetime

How-To Geek / 9min
This week fuboTV alerted customers that as of June 30th, 2021, they will no longer carry six popular A+E Networks channels including, A&E, FYI Channel, History Channel, Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network, and Vice TV. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

This Apple Watch Series 3 just hit a new all-time-low price at Walmart

Mashable / 10min
SAVE $40: Typically $229, the white variant of the 42mm Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) is on sale at Walmart for just $189 as of July 1 (a 17% savings). Most of Apple's 2017 releases have since made their merry way to the great Genius Bar in the sky — see: the 10.5-inch iPad Pro , the expensive iMac Pro , and that god-awful Siri Remote for the original Apple TV 4K . (Good riddance, TBQH.) Not the App

Microsoft Edge has a remedy for your tab addiction

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10min
Microsoft Edge update will be a lifesaver for the most disorganized web users.

Netflix's movie hit The Old Guard is getting a sequel – and it's filming soon

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10min
The Old Guard 2, starring Charlize Theron, is finally moving ahead following the first Netflix movie's success.

How to Know If Your Daycare Is a Bad Fit for Your Child

Lifehacker / 11min
Finding a good daycare is tough. There’s the cost, which can be equivalent to paying a second mortgage every month; the waiting lists, which for some centers can run up to several years; plus the worries about how your child will adjust to a new daycare environment. With all of these factors, it’s hard not to feel… Read more...

‘Crucial Time’ for Cloud Gaming, Which Wants to Change How You Play

NYT > Technology / 12min
Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon are ramping up offerings on a platform that lets people enjoy high-quality games on any device.

The 'Final' Evangelion Movie Is Finally Coming to the West Next Month

Gizmodo / 12min
A venture over a decade in the making, Hideaki Anno’s “rebuild” of his seminal apocalyptic mecha series , Neon Genesis Evangelion , as a four-part movie series came to an end earlier this year in Japan , when, after many ( many ) delays , Thrice Upon a Time finally released back in March. But international fans were left… Read more...

Barracuda acquires Skout Cybersecurity to enter the XDR market

TechCrunch / 12min
Barracuda Networks has purchased Skout Cybersecurity, a New York-based channel-only provider of extended detection and response (XDR) services. The deal, the terms of which were not disclosed, will see the California-based cybersecurity vendor enter the fast-growing XDR market. As a result of the ever-increasing attack surface as businesses shift to the cloud and embrace hybrid working , 80% of s

A bank for the creator economy, Karat Financial raises $26M in Series A funding

TechCrunch / 12min
The creator economy is changing the way that people earn a living, whether you’re an Instagram influencer or a freelance graphic designer. But traditional banks haven’t caught up. Take Alexandra Botez for example. The Stanford graduate earns six figures playing chess on Twitch, where she has 877,000 followers . But when she tried to apply for a business credit card, she was rejected twice. Meanwh

Months later, we’re still making sense of the Supreme Court’s API copyright ruling

TechCrunch / 12min
Kin Lane Contributor Kin Lane is Chief Evangelist at Postman , an API development platform with a user base of over 13 million software developers. APIs, or application programming interfaces, make the digital world go round. Working behind the scenes to define the parameters by which software applications communicate with each other, APIs underpin every kind of app — social media, news and weath

Aviation pioneer Wally Funk will join Blue Origin's first crewed space flight

Engadget / 14min
Sixty years after excelling in the Mercury 13 program, Wally Funk is finally going to space. Amazon CEO and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos announced on Instagram that Funk will be on New Shepard's first crewed flight, which is scheduled for July 20th . Funk will join Bezos, his brother Mark and an unidentified winner of an auction as passengers on Blue Origin's maiden space tourism flight. Bezos

17 Injured Following LAPD's Botched Attempt to Detonate Illegal Fireworks

Gizmodo / 18min
In yet another grim reminder of how dangerous—and incompetent—California cops can be, seventeen Los Angeles locals, including several officers, were injured on Wednesday evening after an LAPD bomb squad truck exploded during a “routine detonation” of an illegal fireworks stash. As it turns out, the ten pounds of… Read more...

The Climate Change-Linked Heatwave Has Now Killed Hundreds of People

Futurism / 19min
Getting Worse Not even 24 hours ago, we published a grim article about how the horrific heatwave in western Canada and the northwestern United States had already killed dozens . Now it’s clear that things are much worse, with local governments announcing several hundred new heat-related deaths. Over the past five days, a tragic 486 people have died in British Columbia alone, the BBC reports . Tha

Sony buys Nixxes, propelling potential for prodigious PlayStation-to-PC ports

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Ars Technica / 21min
While you may not have heard of Nixxes, the developer has been behind some high-profile PC and console ports in the last 20 years. Just days after announcing the acquisition of Returnal developer Housemarque , Sony today revealed that Dutch studio Nixxes will be the next member of the growing PlayStation Studios family. If the name Nixxes doesn't ring a bell for most gamers, that's because the st

EL AL & Etihad Launch Partnership

400+One Mile at a Time / 21min
Just under a year ago, Israel and the United Arab Emirates established diplomatic relations, which had positive implications for aviation, including the introduction of direct flights between the two countries . In the fall of 2020, EL AL and Etihad signed a memorandum of understanding to launch a partnership, and that is now happening. EL AL & Etihad add codeshare & frequent flyer partnership Ab

Pausing Pepper, packing meat and picking berries

TechCrunch / 30min
We’re fresh off of our big Pittsburgh event , and I’ll have more thoughts on that for you next week, once we’ve crawled through all of the interviews, published profiles and all of that fun stuff. t I admit that I’m also partly putting that off because there’s just a ton of investment news to get through in the meantime. Though I do want to note that the Pittsburgh Robotics Network held its own b

Watch monster fire storms blow up into the atmosphere after record heat

Mashable / 31min
Meteorologists and atmospheric scientists were flabbergasted by the recent record-obliterating heat in the Pacific Northwest and Canada. Some records broke by 10 degrees Fahrenheit . "It's a staggering event," Jeff Weber, a research meteorologist at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research , told Mashable. That profound heat, which smashed Canada's all-time temperature record and hit 1

Gateway laptops are back and better than ever — available exclusively at Walmart

Mashable / 31min
The following content is brought to you by Mashable partners. If you buy a product featured here, we may earn an affiliate commission or other compensation. The under-$500 laptop has become a yardstick for making tech accessible, while still offering the performance of a higher-priced machine. Late last fall, tech brand Gateway made its comeback with a series of laptops, tablets, and two-in-ones

Instagram is 'no longer a photo-sharing app,' says its head

Engadget / 33min
Instagram doesn't see itself as a platform where people go to share photos anymore. That's the main takeaway from a series of recent comments made by the head of the company, Adam Mosseri. "We're no longer a photo-sharing app or a square photo-sharing app," Mosseri said in a video he posted to his social media accounts this week. According to Mosseri, the main reason for that is that people come

New Nissan crossover EV teased amid gigafactory battery investment

SlashGear / 33min
Nissan has teased its newest electric vehicle, a crossover EV aiming to reboot the successes of the Leaf atop a whole new platform. The first details of the compact SUV were shared this week, with the as-yet-unnamed EV potentially slotting in under the Nissan Ariya which the automaker announced last year. Production of the Ariya has been pushed back slightly, … Continue reading

PlayStation just made another acquisition and it could mean big things

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SlashGear / 33min
Earlier this week, Sony announced the acquisition of Housemarque, a Finnish studio that has worked closely with Sony in the past and made the PS5 exclusive Returnal. The buying spree continues today, as Sony has announced that Nixxes Software, a Dutch game developer, will be joining PlayStation Studios. While most gamers may not be familiar with Nixxes Software, this acquisition … Continue readin

Thailand reopens to fully vaccinated international tourists with ‘Phuket Sandbox’ program

The Points Guy / 34min
Phuket, Thailand’s most popular island destination, welcomed international visitors for the first time in 15 months as the country cautiously reopens to some fully vaccinated travelers. A flight carrying 25 passengers from Abu Dhabi (AUH) arrived at Phuket International Airport (HKT) Friday morning around 11a.m. local time, greeted by a “water tunnel” to mark the occasion, which was significant.

You can now run Ubuntu Server on RISC-V

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 39min
Along with the hardware, SiFive is gearing up the RISC-V software ecosystem as well.

FX's Alien TV show will start shooting next year – but it won't star Ripley

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 39min
The Alien TV show, which is being developed for FX by Fargo's Noah Hawley, will start filming in early 2021 – but Ellen Ripley won't feature in it.

How to Install the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 Public Betas

Lifehacker / 39min
Every fall without fail, Apple releases a major new version of their operating systems for the iPhone and iPad. And as always, if you’re curious about the new features in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, there’s a way to skip the line and try them out right now using the public betas. Read more...

Evangelion:3.0+1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME release date set on Amazon Prime Video

SlashGear / 40min
There’s a release date for the highest-grossing film of the Evangelion franchise now with Amazon Prime Video. This movie was first released on March 8, 2021 in theaters in Japan. It was then given an updated release version with the title Evangelion:3.0+1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME on June 12, 2021. It is that version that we’ll see appear on Amazon … Continue reading

Google update will allow digital Covid-19 vaccination cards and test results to be stored on Android devices

23TechCrunch / 42min
Google is making it possible to store digital versions of either Covid-19 test results or vaccination cards on users’ Android devices. The company on Wednesday announced it’s updating its Passes API , which will give developers at healthcare organizations, government agencies, and other organizations authorized by public health authorities the ability to create digital versions of tests and vacci

How to Get a Fullscreen Clock on the Google Nest Hub

How-To Geek / 45min
Many love using their Google Nest Hubs to show off pictures, but you don’t have to use the display as a photo frame. We’ll show you how to turn it into a fullscreen—digital or analog—clock. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Newsy Leaves YouTube TV as It Transitions to OTA Broadcasting

100+How-To Geek / 45min
Newsy recently announced plans to enter the world of free over-the-air TV, leaving cable and pay television behind. The small news network has made the first step in this transition, as it abruptly left the YouTube TV platform on June 30th. On the bright side, Law & Crime is now available on YouTube TV as a $2 add-on. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Nowports raises $16M to build the OS for LatAm’s shipping industry

37TechCrunch / 47min
Nowports , an automated digital freight forwarder in Latin America, has raised $16 million in Series A funding. Mouro Capital — a venture capital fund focused on fintechs and adjacent businesses that is backed by Banco Santander — led the round for the Monterrey, Mexico-based startup. Foundation Capital also participated in the financing, which included participation from existing backers Broadha

SpaceX Almost Ready to Move Super Heavy Booster to the Launch Pad

100+Futurism / 48min
Making Moves SpaceX is inching closer to launching its first Super Heavy booster prototype, a gigantic rocket meant to propel the company’s Starship spacecraft into orbit. In an early Thursday morning post on Twitter, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed that the company is about to make some big moves on the project — literally. “Super Heavy moves tomorrow,” the billionaire wrote, along with a photo sh

Air Belgium Acquiring Two Airbus A330-900neos

200+One Mile at a Time / 50min
In the past few years I’ve written extensively about Air Belgium. Up until now the airline has exclusively operated passenger service with used Airbus A340-300s. That will be changing later this year, as the airline will be taking delivery of two modern jets. There were signs pointing to this a few weeks back, but it’s now official. Air Belgium’s new A330-900neos It has been formally announced th

Prep your deck for summer *and* fall with Wayfair's sale on grills and patio heaters

Mashable / 53min
Save up to 50%: Between July 1 and July 4, Wayfair is adding a slew of patio heaters, fire pits, and big-name grills to its clearance list . Summer weekends may get sucked into the void more quickly than any of us like, but that doesn't mean we have to dread fall. Wayfair is currently having a big sale on grills (gas and charcoal), fire pits, and patio heaters — the essentials for carrying warm w

Get a Look at the Comic Book World of Alex Segura's Neo-Noir Secret Identity

Gizmodo / 54min
From the hard boiled crime worlds of the Pete Fernandez series to the galaxy far, far away to chart the young life of Star Wars ’ Poe Dameron , Alex Segura might be better known to comics fans for his work at Archie Comics and now Oni—but his latest novel is combining both sides of his professional career, and now io9's… Read more...

ARK: Survival Evolved just jumped the shark with inflatable T-Rex costumes

SlashGear / 54min
There’s an ARK update in the mix called ARK Summer Bash, and it’s about to get weird. This update features inflatable T-Rex costumes, super soakers, and a bunch of other fun and strange bits and pieces. This is the 3rd annual ARK Summer Bash event in ARK: Survival Evolved, and it’s started this week. This event will last until July … Continue reading

Tusk Ventures’ Jordan Nof and Wheel’s Michelle Davey to talk fundraising tips on Extra Crunch Live

TechCrunch / 1h
The Tusk Ventures portfolio is impressive, if not intimidating. It includes Lemonade, Fanduel, Coinbase, Latch, Bird and many, many more. We’re lucky to be joined by Tusk co-founder and general partner Jordan Nof for an upcoming episode of Extra Crunch Live , and even luckier that he’s bringing Wheel co-founder Michelle Davey along with him. Wheel is an infrastructure company focused on virtual c

Sony Xperia 1 III price revealed as photographer’s phone hits preorder

SlashGear / 1h
Sony’s latest flagship smartphone is up for preorder, with the Xperia 1 III promising some serious display and camera tech for those willing to think – and spend – outside of the iPhone and Galaxy mainstream. Announced back in April, the new Android handset debuts the world’s first variable telephoto lens, with a zoom that can flip between two focal … Continue reading

The EU’s COVID-19 ‘digital certificates’ are up and running

21TechCrunch / 1h
A regulation underpinning a digital certification system for individuals in the European Union to verify their COVID-19 status via a common credential has gone into application today — on schedule. From today, almost all EU Member States are now able to issue and verify digital certificates, per the Commission — with only a handful of (mostly) EEA countries still pending a step, according to its

With $8.4M raised, strawberry-picking robotics startup Traptic begins commercial deployment

36TechCrunch / 1h
We first covered Traptic back in 2019, when it appeared as a Battlefield finalist on stage at Disrupt SF. Today, the South Bay robotics startup is announcing some major progress. For starters, it began commercial deployment of its strawberry-picking mobile robot early this month. Traptic tells TechCrunch that Blazer-Wilkinson, a top-five U.S. strawberry producer, began to deploy the technology in

Coding error spotted in Tim Berners-Lee NFT sale

BBC News - Technology / 1h
An error has been spotted in a video displaying the original source code for the world wide web.

Why You Shouldn't Intervene If There's a Fight on a Plane (and What to Do Instead)

Lifehacker / 1h
Flying commercial is usually a fraught experience, but a reported uptick in in-flight incidents concerning unruly passengers has only compounded the possible annoyance of stepping onboard a plane. If you’re ever to witness one of these ugly scenes—whether it’s two passengers pushing and shoving each other, or someone… Read more...

Doctor Who's Long-Lost Evil of the Daleks Has Been Animated

28Gizmodo / 1h
Though the original film copies of some 97 episodes of Doctor Who were seemingly lost to history when they were wiped from the BBC’s archives in order to save space, the broadcasting giant has been slowly, but surely restoring some, while bringing others back to life with new life as animated projects set to the… Read more...

Why calling someone a 'Karen' ended up in New Zealand parliament

Mashable / 1h
Jacinda Ardern, we heard that. On Wednesday, New Zealand's prime minister got as close as you can get to calling the leader of the opposition a "Karen" without directly yelling it into a loudspeaker. Ardern's government has been pushing to toughen up hate speech and hate crime laws in the country, proposing to amend the Human Rights Act 1993 and the Crimes Act to introduce harsher penalties for a

Those Black Dots On Your Nose? They're Probably Not Blackheads

How-To Geek / 1h
If you’ve tried all kinds of tips and tricks to get rid of those little black spots on your nose with no luck, you’re not alone—it’s a common frustration among skincare devotees. And the reason behind this nuisance might surprise you. Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

Zebra Technologies is acquiring warehouse robotics company, Fetch

TechCrunch / 1h
Zebra Technologies this morning announced its intention to purchased Bay Area-based warehouse robotics firm, Fetch. The $290 million deal finds the enterprise corporation snapping up 95% of the company, in addition to the 5% it already owns. The deal comes as interesting in warehouse and fulfillment robotics is continuing to heat up, both in the wake of pandemic-fueled labor shortages and as reta

Uber Glitch Makes Drivers Pay for Their own Rides

47Futurism / 1h
Wrong Way! Uber’s business model, in its most absolutely distilled form, is simple: Car owners can sign up to be algorithmically paired with passengers who need to get across town and, in exchange for their services, get to keep a chunk of the fare . So imagine drivers’ surprise when they saw that the Uber platform started to actually charge them money for the rides they were giving passengers —

Facebook, Google, TikTok and Twitter pledge to improve women's safety online

Engadget / 1h
Facebook , Google , TikTok and Twitter have committed to battle online abuse and improve women's safety on their platforms. The four tech giants made the promises during the UN Generation Equality Forum in Paris. The pledge follows four consultations arranged by the Web Foundation that took place over 11 months. The organization then ran a few policy design workshops in April to "develop prototyp

After 8 flights to space in a year, here’s what a Falcon 9 looks like

Ars Technica / 1h
Liftoff! SpaceX and the 45th Space Launch Delta find a hole in the weather to get the Transporter-2 mission off the ground. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ] SpaceX launched its 20th Falcon 9 rocket of the year on Wednesday, and the booster lofting the Transporter-2 mission completed yet another successful flight to orbit. This launch continues to cement the progress SpaceX has made toward the viable re

Your Guide to the Four New Sports in the 2021 Olympics

Lifehacker / 1h
The Tokyo Olympics will feature plenty of our favorite sports, like gymnastics, track and field, and swimming—but there will also be six new (or almost-new) sports in the mix. Here’s what you need to know to watch the newcomers at the “2020 Olympics,” as they’re being called. (Yes, we know it’s 2021.) Read more...

PS5 restock: GameStop will have PS5 bundles in stock today – but there's a catch

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 1h
There will be no Target PS5 restock this morning, according to PS5 restock tracker Matt Swider. But we're tracking Walmart and GameStop today.

Robocall spam prevention just hit a major milestone

SlashGear / 1h
The US FCC is declaring a victory against spam and spoofed robocalls, though concedes the war against scammers is unlikely to ever end. The largest voice service providers in the US now comply with the STIR/SHAKEN caller ID authentication standards, the Federal Communications Commission announced today, helping make it much tougher for spam calls to masquerade as authentic. Caller ID … Continue r

Exxon Lobbyist Issues Apology on LinkedIn as Company Goes Into Damage Control

Gizmodo / 1h
On Wednesday, the UK’s Channel 4 aired explosive videos gathered by Greenpeace that showed Exxon lobbyists detailing how the company fights against climate action in Washington, DC, including the fact that they have joined groups pushing climate denial and lobbied against Joe Biden’s once-climate-focused… Read more...

Paper gets $100M worth of venture-backed paper for B2B edtech

TechCrunch / 1h
For edtech startups, it’s always been easier to go direct-to-consumer than it is to sell into school districts. The latter has stodgy and strict sales cycles, while the former has a bit more flexibility when it comes to opening up that wallet. The pandemic added validation to this dynamic by supercharging consumer companies like Quizlet and Outschool, bringing them into the unicorn club. Despite

How to See the Edit History of a Cell in Google Sheets

How-To Geek / 1h
Need to check who made changes to a particular cell in Google Sheets? Good news: Google Sheets does have a feature that shows you who made changes, along with a time stamp. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

These OnePlus 8 Pro deals save you £300 and come with a free pair of headphones

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 1h
Buy the OnePlus 8 Pro directly from the brand's website and save £300 with a free pair of headphones included.

Grab a free $50 Steam gift card with this Razer gaming mouse deal

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 1h
Razer deals are offering an excellent price on the Basilisk Ultimate gaming mouse as well as a $50 Steam gift card this week.

Microsoft Flight Simulator is about to get a huge PC performance boost

SlashGear / 1h
We already knew that July is going to be a big month for Microsoft Flight Simulator thanks to its incoming launch on Xbox Series X|S, but today we learned that it’ll be even bigger than we initially imagined. Asobo Studio has revealed that it’s shipping new performance optimizations to the PC version of Microsoft Flight Simulator in Sim Update 5, … Continue reading

Astronomers Found an Ultra-Dense White Star the Size of Our Moon

Gizmodo / 1h
Imagine a white-hot, dying star that contains more mass than our Sun packed into an orb just a little larger than our Moon. That’s ZTF J190132.9+145808.7, a record-setting white dwarf recently identified by astronomers. Read more...

In a post-Covid world, the future of cybersecurity is SASE

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 1h
This piece explores recent research by WSJ that reveals the future of cybersecurity is SASE.

Ghost raises $100M Series D for autonomous driving and crash prevention tech

TechCrunch / 2h
Autonomous driving system developer Ghost Locomotion has raised a $100 million Series D funding round, led by Sutter Hill Ventures. Returning investor Founders Fund also participated in the round, along with Coatue. The money will be used toward R&D as the company continues to develop its highway self-driving and crash prevention technology. Ghost has been working on a universal collision avoidan

TechCrunch July 4th event sale: 2-for-1 passes on all TechCrunch events

TechCrunch / 2h
Calling all savvy shoppers across the startup stratosphere. We’re about to roll into a long holiday weekend here in the States, and we’re in the mood to celebrate. In true American style, we’re offering a Fourth of July sale on tickets to not one, not two, not three but all FOUR TechCrunch events . Our four-event sale kicks into gear starting July 1 and runs through July 6 at 11:59 pm (PT) . We’r

Watch How This Passenger Fakes An Injury To Skip Lines At The Airport

View from the Wing / 2h
Some unscrupulous people used to request wheelchair assistance at the airport when they didn't need it and use their 'injury' to get earlier boarding of their flight, better seats, and more. Right now though there are very few people at the airport to help push wheelchairs so this is tough to do, but people are still faking injuries to make their travel experience a bit smoother, or at least cut

The best passive bookshelf speakers for most people

Engadget / 2h
Vinyl has been on a resurgence for some time, and the pandemic somehow only accelerated that. It’s got many out there looking to upgrade from a cheap Crosley turntable and build out their first HiFi system. Of course, there are multiple pieces that go into building a decent stereo, but perhaps the most important is the speakers. If your speakers don’t sound good, it basically doesn’t matter what

Netgear router bugs could have given hackers the keys to the kingdom

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 2h
Microsoft uses Netgear vulnerabilities to make a case for securing all internet-facing devices.

Amex to scale to over 40 Centurion-branded lounges worldwide, reduces upcoming guest fee for children

20The Points Guy / 2h
Lounge lovers, listen up. Amex has long been a pioneer in creating airport lounge experiences for its cardholders. Since its inception in 2013, The Amex Centurion Lounges have become a valuable perk for those with premium cards, such as The Platinum Card® from American Express. But in recent months, both Chase and Capital One announced plans to open airport lounges of their own. With competition

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Popular Mechanics / 2h
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Windows 11 Finally Fixes File Explorer’s Slow Context Menus

How-To Geek / 2h
The context menus in Windows 11’s new File Explorer aren’t just simplified—they’re better. Even if you’re not a fan of the new stripped-down and minimal menus, we think you’ll agree they’re an improvement. Here’s why. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

How to get 6 months of Disney+ for free

Mashable / 2h
Save $47.94: Subscribe to Amazon Music Unlimited for $7.99 per month ($9.99 per month for non-Prime members) and get six months of Disney+ included at no extra charge. Haven't gotten on the Loki train yet? Here's your chance. Amazon is running a limited-time offer where you can get six free months of Disney+ included with a subscription to Amazon Music Unlimited . Amazon Music Unlimited costs $7.

Air Canada Fights Back Against Massive DOT Fine With Bizarre Defense

46One Mile at a Time / 2h
A couple of weeks ago, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it would pursue a $25.5 million civil penalty against Air Canada for refusing to provide customers with refunds during the pandemic, when flights between the United States and Canada were canceled or had significant schedule changes. The DOT requires airlines to provide cash refunds in these situations, and Air

TikTok expands max video length to 3 minutes, up from 60 seconds

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23TechCrunch / 2h
TikTok is embracing longer videos. The company announced this morning it will roll out the option to create videos of up to 3 minutes in length after first testing the change with a larger number of creators over the past several months. Previously, TikTok videos could be up to 60 seconds in length, after initially expanding from 15-second clips. This 60-second video format had since been copied

Best Buy 4th of July sales now live: save on appliances, 4K TVs, laptops and more

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 2h
Best Buy's 4th of July sales are here, but while the retailer is focusing on appliances there are plenty of discounts to take advantage of across the site.

Blue Origin is giving Mercury 13 pilot Wally Funk her long-overdue trip to space

SlashGear / 2h
Jeff Bezos will take Wally Funk on Blue Origin’s first crewed flight later this month, with the iconic American aviator finally getting her chance to go to space. Blue Origin has been gradually announcing the crew list for the July 20th launch, which will see Bezos, his brother, and a so-far-unnamed multi-million dollar ticket holder experience about four minutes in … Continue reading

How and When to Clean Your (Probably) Disgusting Bird Feeder

78Lifehacker / 2h
Bird feeders can be a tranquil and welcoming environment for birds—unless they’re not properly cared for. According to Colorado Parks & Wildlife , bird feeders spread diseases like salmonellosis, trichomoniasis, pigeon paramyxovirus, and avian pox. In other cases, old wet seeds can grow mold and mildew, harming the … Read more...

After bootstrapping since 2002, Articulate raises $1.5B on $3.75B valuation

76TechCrunch / 2h
Most companies don’t announce their first venture investment after almost 20 years in the business, nor do they announce that round is the equivalent of a good startup’s entire private fundraising history. But Articulate , a SaaS training and development platform, is not your typical company and today it announced a whopping $1.5 billion investment on a $3.75 billion valuation. You can call it Se

8 tips and tricks for finding a great travel deal

The Points Guy / 2h
If you’re hoping to travel on a budget, one of the best ways to save money is to take advantage of travel deals when they come up. We’ve seen some great deals recently as destinations start reopening and more people start traveling again. But for beginners , it can be hard to know how to take advantage of deals. Part of the equation is being flexible enough to jump on last-minute deals when they

Virgin Orbit suddenly has a viable rocket, so what comes next?

Ars Technica / 2h
Enlarge / Cosmic Girl takes off with the LauncherOne vehicle on Wednesday. (credit: Virgin Orbit) Virgin Orbit demonstrated on Wednesday morning that its first spaceflight in January was no fluke. The company's Cosmic Girl aircraft took off from Mojave Air and Space Port about an hour after sunrise Wednesday and flew about 200 km off the California coast, southwest of Los Angeles. The 747 carrier

How to Install Custom Fonts on Your Kindle

How-To Geek / 2h
The fonts that come installed on your Kindle are good, if a little bland. Should your typographical tastes run a little differently, though, you can install almost any font you like on your Kindle. Here’s how. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Apple might launch 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro in September

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Mashable / 2h
Apple is preparing to completely overhaul its lineup of MacBook Pro devices. This is according to a new report by Digitimes (via MacRumors ), which claims that Apple plans to launch new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro in September. These new devices will be quite a radical redesign of current models (especially the 13-inch MacBook Pro, which is likely to be replaced with the 14-inch variant). The

26 best Dionne Warwick tweets of 2021 (so far)

Mashable / 2h
The moment I wake up, before I put on my makeup, I say a little prayer for Dionne Warwick. Why? Well, the 80-year-old singer, actor, and highly sought-after Twitter employee makes our feeds a happier place, and we must protect her at all costs. Warwick officially joined Twitter in 2012, but she recently found her hilarious social media groove thanks to some help from her niece and personal Twitte

Here's how the cast of 'No Sudden Move' would change history — by stealing

Mashable / 2h
Steven Soderbergh 's No Sudden Move centers on a group of criminals who are hired to steal a document that could change the course of history. So, naturally, we asked the cast what historical object they would steal, if they could change history forever.

German government bodies urged to remove their Facebook Pages before next year

23TechCrunch / 2h
Germany’s federal information commissioner has run out of patience with Facebook. Last month, Ulrich Kelber wrote to government agencies “strongly recommend[ing]” they to close down their official Facebook Pages because of ongoing data protection compliance problems and the tech giant’s failure to fix the issue. In the letter, Kelber warns the government bodies that he intends to start taking enf

TikTok video length triples for all users

SlashGear / 2h
TikTok videos are getting longer, with the short clip social network tripling the maximum length of footage it allows. Since it launched – and became a Gen Z mainstay – TikTok has supported up to 60 seconds of video, and users have amply demonstrated that’s more than enough to go viral at times. Now, though, TikTok has clearly decided that … Continue reading

Updates From Thor: Love and Thunder, Dungeons & Dragons, and More

21Gizmodo / 2h
Jason Blum chats about the new Exorcist ’s approach to the franchise’s canon. Amazon sets an incredibly vague 2021 release window for Wheel of Time . Get a glimpse at the first five minutes of Netflix’s Fear Street: 1994 . Plus, HBO’s Last of Us adaptation casts an important small role. To me, my spoilers! Read more...

An email sent by One Medical exposed hundreds of customers’ email addresses

TechCrunch / 2h
Primary care company One Medical has apologized after it sent out an email that exposed hundreds of customers’ email addresses. The email sent out by One Medical on Wednesday asked to “verify your email,” but one email seen by TechCrunch had more than 980 email addresses copied on the email. The cause: One Medical did not use the blind carbon copy (bcc:) field to mass email its customers, which w

Pinterest updates policy to prohibit ads promoting weight loss

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21TechCrunch / 2h
Starting today, Pinterest will prohibit all advertisers from sharing ads that promote weight loss. This includes any language and imagery that encourages weight loss, promotes weight loss products, idealizes certain body types, or references the BMI (which is often a poor indicator of overall health ). This makes Pinterest the first major social media platform to take this stance. Social media ha

How to Throw a Dog-Friendly Barbecue

Lifehacker / 3h
The Fourth of July is always a tough holiday for dog owners, but this year will be a real doozy. On top of the usual fireworks, rowdy drunk people, and other dogs, this year’s gatherings have an extra complication: Nobody knows how to act. Read more...

PayPal Zettle POS launch offers a boost for small businesses

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In-store payments and online sales can be handled cost-effectively with the new PayPal Zettle point-of-sale service.

A trip to one of the world’s best beaches proved that spontaneous travel is still possible

29The Points Guy / 3h
I thought the spontaneity of travel was a casualty of the pandemic , but I was wrong. At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, many countries that once welcomed U.S. citizens with few restrictions closed their borders or established strict entry requirements. And even though the world is beginning to reopen, travel isn’t as easy as it was back in 2019. After all, international travelers have to

Pinterest bans all weight-loss ads

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Engadget / 3h
Pinterest has announced a complete ban on weight-loss ads, which goes into effect today. The policy builds on previous rules that prohibited ads for weight-loss or appetite-suppressant pills and supplements, liposuction and fat-burning procedures and body shaming. There's now a blanket ban on ads with any weight-loss language or images, and those that reference Body Mass Index (BMI) or similar in

Help! How Do I Accept That I’m Burned Out?

Wired / 3h
In her final column, Megan lays down some hard truths about work exhaustion.

How Fringe Stem Cell Treatments Won Allies on the Far Right

Wired / 3h
Advocates for dubious therapies (fight Covid with your own fat!) have latched on to conservative grievances—and formed an unholy alliance.

How to Hide Recent Files and Folders in Windows 11’s Start Menu

How-To Geek / 3h
By default, whenever you click the Start menu in Windows 11, you’ll see a “Recommended” section that includes a list of files and folders you’ve opened recently. Here’s how to turn that off. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Scientists Detect Isolated Community of Microbes in Crater Left by Dino-Killing Asteroid

29Gizmodo / 3h
New research examines the rock-dwelling microbes that eventually returned to the spot where a 6-mile-wide asteroid smashed into Earth some 66 million years ago, killing off most life on the planet. Read more...

Feel old yet? Your 2015 MacBook is now a vintage product according to Apple

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Apple has added the 2015 MacBook to its list of vintage products, meaning you'll probably want to upgrade soon.

Federer vs Gasquet live stream: how to watch Wimbledon free from anywhere

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Questions continue to surround Federer's fitness. Here's how to watch Wimbledon tennis online and get a Federer vs Gasquet live stream - with free options explained in full.

This Cutting-Edge Sleep Supplement Gives Your Body Fuel for Restorative Sleep

Futurism / 3h
Want to know the secret to a successful, productive, and happy life? Get a good night’s sleep . That may sound overly simplistic, but it’s true. Without deep restorative sleep on a regular basis, it is biologically impossible to achieve peak physical or cognitive performance. And that means it’s impossible to live your best life. Fortunately, getting good sleep is now a lot easier thanks to the t

Hertz to give elite status benefits to all new loyalty members

The Points Guy / 3h
Today, Hertz announced that it will give Five Star elite status to all new Hertz Gold Plus Rewards members, effective immediately. Elite status will automatically apply to all new Hertz accounts created on or after July 1. Additionally, the company announced that existing Hertz Gold Plus Rewards members will earn bonus points on all rentals through the end of the year. This promotion is great for

Tsunamis of gas may escape supermassive black holes

SlashGear / 3h
We all know what a tsunami is. Here on earth, they typically occur when an underwater earthquake or volcanic eruption displaces ocean water leading to massive waves that can wreak havoc and cause death on land. Astrophysicists recently used computer simulations to show that supermassive black holes can create tsunami-like structures that form on massive scales in deep space. The … Continue readin

The strange DJI Mini SE is official, but won't go on sale globally

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 3h
The heavily-leaked DJI Mini SE drone is now official, but it's unlikely to be going on sale anywhere near you.

Heat Pumps Are Ready to Have a Moment

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It took nearly 170 years, but geothermal heat pumps are finally ready to have a moment. The poorly named appliance—they heat and cool buildings—could be the key to ensuring our homes are more comfortable and climate pollution-free. Read more...

The Product Red Apple Watch Series 6 with LTE is $100 off at Amazon

Engadget / 3h
Those who opt for the GPS + Cellular models of the Apple Watch gain the convenience of making and receiving calls even when their iPhone isn't around. It's worth paying for if you want the most "untethered" version of the Apple Watch available, and now you can save a bit of money on the Product Red version of the LTE Watch. The 44mm model is down to $429 — that's $100 off its normal price and the

2022 Maserati Lineup: Ghibli, Quattroporte, and Levante gets new and updated trim models

SlashGear / 3h
The 2022 Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte, and Levante are receiving three updated and new trim models. The GranLusso and GranSport trims will bow down to the all-new GT and Modena from now on. Meanwhile, the range-topping Trofeo remains the gold standard for high-performance Maseratis. Here’s a breakdown of what to expect from Maserati’s new trim models for the Ghibli, Quattroporte sedan, … Continu

The 10 Best Romantic Movies on Netflix

How-To Geek / 3h
If you’re looking for something to watch while cuddled up on the couch with your sweetheart, Netflix has you covered. From comedies to dramas, classics to originals, here are 10 of the best romantic movies to stream on Netflix. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

What Is a Service Mesh? Why Do They Matter?

How-To Geek / 3h
A service mesh is an infrastructure layer that facilitates communication between application components. Meshes provide functionality including service discovery, load balancing, and observability. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Get Started Coding For Free, And Build The Bundle You Want From There

Futurism / 3h
While some computers are coding by themselves , the demand for computer programmers isn’t going away. In fact it’s growing fast, and becoming a part of everyday careers. The 2021 Ultimate Learn to Code Training Build-a-Bundle from Mammoth Interactive gets you started for free, and you can build on your knowledge from there. Build a Bundle: The 2021 Ultimate Learn To Code Training Mammoth Interact

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic leak suggests a more familiar design

24Engadget / 3h
The Active 4 may not be the only Samsung smartwatch to feature its new OS built with Google. Android Headlines has published leaked pics of a new device it claims is the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. While the fitness-focused Active 4 features a slimmer design, the Classic appears to sport a larger, rotating bezel with two noticeably bigger buttons on the side for navigation. The latter are rec

Codat raises $40M from Tiger for its SMB-focused API service

41TechCrunch / 3h
This morning Codat , a startup that provides APIs to link small-business fintech data to external services, announced that it has closed a $40 million round led by Tiger Global. The company raised $10 million in a Series A around a year ago that Index led; Codat also raised some strategic capital in the interim, but declined in an interview to provide more detail. The company also declined to pro

Duolingo Director of engineering Karin Tsai talks opinionated development

22TechCrunch / 3h
Karin Tsai joined Duolingo in 2012 and is now the director of engineering. Yesterday, at TechCrunch’s City Spotlight: Pittsburgh, she spoke on the company’s extensive development process and unique culture. This interview was pre-recorded and aired a day after the company filed its SEC Form S-1 ahead of its initial public offering. As per SEC regulations, the company is now in a quiet period and

Mercado Bitcoin, Brazil’s first crypto exchange, raises $200M from SoftBank

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88TechCrunch / 3h
Mercado Bitcoin , a Latin American digital assets exchange, has raised $200 million in Series B funding from the SoftBank Latin America Fund . The round values 2TM Group , Mercado Bitcoin’s non-operating parent company, at $2.1 billion, ranking it among the top 10 unicorns in Latin America . The funding comes just months after São Paulo-based Mercado Bitcoin’s Series A round (of an undisclosed am

New Call of Duty name may have just leaked

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Fresh leaks hint at a new title for Activision’s upcoming Call of Duty title.

Opera browser is now Chromebook optimized with new features added

SlashGear / 3h
When it comes to alternative browsers for desktop users on Windows or Mac platforms, there are many options. However, those who use Chromebooks didn’t have any alternatives to Chrome until now. Opera has announced that it has launched the world’s first alternative browser optimized for Chromebook users. The Opera Browser brings features previously unavailable on the Chrome OS platform, including

Air Canada To US Government: Pound Sand, We Can Cancel Flights And Keep Customer Money

View from the Wing / 4h
During the pandemic, Air Canada cancelled the flights and kept passenger money. They didn't deliver the service that was promised, but wouldn't issue refunds. That's stealing. The DOT proposed a $25 million fine. Air Canada wants it dismissed, arguing that the law doesn't actually forbid them from selling flights they don't operate and pocketing the cash. Continue reading ...

Official: Amex Platinum Gets New Perks, $695 Annual Fee

100+One Mile at a Time / 4h
American Express has today launched a refreshed version of the consumer Amex Platinum Card in the United States. Changes had been rumored for several months, and we now have the official details. With this update, we’re seeing the Amex Platinum’s annual fee increase, but we’re also seeing all kinds of new benefits, which for most people should more than offset the annual fee increase. Amex Platin

Reagan-Era Gen X Dogma Has No Place in Silicon Valley

45Wired / 4h
The Gen X investors and CEOs who run the industry are stuck on the idea that private money will protect them from a promised hellscape.

Biologists Mask Up to Protect Bats (Yes, Bats) From Covid-19

36Wired / 4h
New federal guidelines ask scientists to wear protective gear to keep the virus from jumping back into animal species.

Ooni's Latest Oven Makes Wood-Fired Pizza as Easy as Pie

Wired / 4h
The practically perfect Karu 16 inspires summer pizza madness in anyone who sees it.

Windows 11's Security Push Leaves Scores of PCs Behind

20Wired / 4h
The minimum hardware requirements for Microsoft’s next operating system will leave plenty of PCs stranded.

Best ergonomic keyboards 2021: top typing peripherals that are kind to your wrist

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Keep ulnar deviation and forearm pronation at bay with the best ergonomic keyboards for work and for play.

Windows 11 for Mac is on its way

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Work is underway on a new version of Parallels Desktop that will bring Windows 11 to Mac devices.

If this is the electric Volvo of 2026, the future might not be all bad

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Ars Technica / 4h
This is the Volvo Concept Recharge, and it should give you a pretty good impression of the big electric SUV that will replace the XC90 in about four or five years. [credit: Volvo ] When Volvo replaces its XC90 SUV next year, it will do so using a new platform called SPA2 that includes the option of a battery-electric version. As a smaller automaker, Volvo has to use its resources wisely, which ha

4 Signs That a Company’s Privacy Policy Is Bad

How-To Geek / 4h
When you sign up for a new digital service, you should always read the privacy policy. However, unless you know what you’re looking for, it can be very easy to miss the forest for the trees. After years of spitting through these documents, though, we’ve gotten pretty good at spotting issues. Here are a few things you need to look out for when reading a privacy policy. Read This Article on How-To

How to Find Your Apache Configuration Folder

How-To Geek / 4h
Apache uses configuration files to change its behavior. It usually stores them at /etc/apache2/ on Unix systems, but the configuration directory can vary, depending on how it was installed and which operating system you’re running it on. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Astronomers discover a small yet massive white dwarf star

SlashGear / 4h
Astronomers had discovered a white dwarf star that is a bit of a contradiction. It’s small, but at the same time, it’s the most massive white dwarf ever seen. The star was formed when two less massive white dwarfs merged and is about 4300 kilometers across, making it slightly larger than the moon. While it’s small in size, it packs … Continue reading

Porsche may soon recall the Taycan EV over a sudden power loss issue

31Engadget / 4h
Porsche is planning to recall its Taycan EV around the world over a software issue that can cause a sudden power loss, Bloomberg has reported. The action follows an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) started in May following reports of cars switching to emergency mode. There have been no reports of accidents or injuries, according to sources familiar with

Best ergonomic mouse: great mice designed for the ultimate comfort

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 4h
Using a mouse for eight hours or more every day can lead to repetitive stress injury and chronic pain. Save yourself from all that with the best ergonomic mouse.

Zhiyun Weebill 2 is the first camera gimbal with a handy built-in touchscreen

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 4h
The Zhiyun Weebill 2 is a new gimbal for mirrorless cameras –and it has a handy feature to help you shoot super-smooth videos.

Watch out for this devious PayPal phishing campaign

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A newly discovered campaign abuses legitimate services to conceal attempts to harvest PayPal details.

Save On Delta Flights With Amex Offers (Targeted)

41One Mile at a Time / 4h
In the past we’ve sometimes seen Amex Offers deals for Delta flights. The latest such offer has just been introduced, but with a twist. Save $100 on a Delta Air Lines flight purchase A new targeted Amex Offers deal has just been rolled out, which offers a $100 statement credit when you spend $400+ on a Delta Air Lines flight that’s booked through This is valid through August 31, 2

Breastfeeding athletes can now bring their babies to the Tokyo Olympics

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23Mashable / 4h
It should never have been up for debate, but at least it's happening. Athletes who are breastfeeding will be allowed to bring their babies to the Tokyo Olympics, the International Olympic Committee announced Wednesday. "We very much welcome the fact that so many mothers are able to continue to compete at the highest level, including at the Olympic Games," the IOC said in a statement, published by

7 TikTok hashtags to check out if you can't look away from other people's drama

Mashable / 4h
Drama is just too entertaining to avoid watching. From spats on the Bachelorette, to tea videos documenting creator feuds, to getting totally engrossed in Reddit threads about strangers and their messy relationships, observing someone else's drama is a universal guilty pleasure. Humans are naturally inclined to gossip — a 2014 study in Psychological Science concluded that gossip actually promotes

7 travel hacks for college kids on a budget

The Points Guy / 4h
“Points rich, cash poor” probably sums it all up. Being a college kid and wanting to travel isn’t an easy balance. No doubt I am an avid lover of first class , overwater bungalows and lavish lounges, but sometimes those are just not realistic on a college student’s budget . I am lucky to have been able to support myself, but I also work multiple jobs, something not every college kid is able to do

Apple sued by medical device maker over Apple Watch Series 6 pulse oximetry

SlashGear / 4h
Sometimes it seems like every time we turn around, someone is suing Apple. The latest lawsuit against Apple comes from a medical device manufacturer called Masimo. Masimo is a large manufacturer of medical-grade pulse oximeters used in the hospital and other medical settings. A pulse oximeter is a device that shows how much oxygen is in the blood of the … Continue reading

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 appears again in unofficial video clips

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 4h
These looping GIFs reveal what Samsung is likely to be showing off at the start of next month.

AMD looks ready to drop its secret weapon against the RTX 3060

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 4h
A freshly-leaked press image suggests the imminent announcement of its RX 6600 XT, powered by the Navi 23 GPU.

Save 10% At Hyatt With Amex Offers (Targeted)

67One Mile at a Time / 4h
The Amex Offers program frequently has promotions for hotel stays, which can save you money or earn you bonus points for stays you’d make anyway. Amex has just rolled out its latest targeted hotel offer, which is exclusively available on Amex small business cards. There’s a new targeted Amex Offer for 10% back on spending at Hyatt properties in the United States, for a maximum of $75 in statement

The Morning After: A transforming, flying car makes its first inter-city flight

200+Engadget / 4h
Where's our flying-car future? Maybe it's finally a little closer. AirCar, a prototype car-plane-thing from Klein Vision made a trip between Nitra and Bratislava airports in Slovakia. After 35 minutes in the air, and making the landing, its inventor clicked a button, the wings tucked in and he drove the car home straight from the tarmac. The company has worked on hybrid aircraft for more than 30

Scientists discover a third transiting exoplanet orbiting a distant star

SlashGear / 5h
The ESA has an exoplanet-hunting satellite in orbit called CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite or CHEOPS. Scientists were investigating a pair of previously known planets orbiting around a distant star when they unexpectedly saw a third exoplanet transit the star. The transit observed will reveal details about the strange planet researchers on the project described as being “without a known equiva

Nasty security flaw discovered at the heart of Linux RPM

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
The issue stems back to the early days of Linux package management.

The Gear and Tips You Need to Make Studio-Grade Home Videos

20Wired / 5h
We tested microphones, tripods, lights, teleprompters, and other tools for more than a year. These are our favorites.

What You Need to Edit Sizzling Special Effects on Your PC

Wired / 5h
Want to make the next Avatar at home? Here are some tips on how to beef up your personal F/X rig.

Oregon’s Buckled Roads and Melted Cables Are Warning Signs

25Wired / 5h
Highways and rail lines in the Pacific Northwest were built for a cooler climate. But the heat wave proved that extreme weather is becoming more common.

We stayed at the first new casino in Vegas in a decade – and it accepts points

49The Points Guy / 5h
It’s been 11 years since a brand-new resort opened on the Las Vegas strip. That changed on June 24 with the opening of Resorts World , a 3,500-room hotel complex, with three Hilton hotels all under one roof. Totaling a whopping $4.3 billion, the property is the most expensive resort ever developed in Las Vegas. At TPG, we wanted to give you a detailed first look at Resorts World just days after i

Chromebooks finally get a new web browser - but is it too late?

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
Opera has released a native version for Chromebooks, finally giving users choice in their web browser.

American Selling AAdvantage Miles With 60% Bonus

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American AAdvantage constantly has promotions on purchased miles, and the program has just launched its latest offer. American AAdvantage promo on purchased miles Through Saturday, July 31, 2021, American AAdvantage is offering a bonus on purchased miles . The bonus is tiered, and you get a bigger percentage bonus the more miles you buy, as follows: Buy 5,000-24,000 miles, get a 10% bonus Buy 25,

2022 Volkswagen Polo GTI gets a 204HP turbo four-cylinder engine

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SlashGear / 5h
The 2022 Volkswagen Polo GTI is arriving in Europe with updated styling and more power under the hood than the old Polo GTI. The North American market is not privy to VW Polo. Still, the German automaker recently unveiled the facelifted version of its popular sixth-generation Polo supermini without spilling the beans on a range-topping GTI version like the eighth-gen … Continue reading

High-profile women want action to stop online abuse

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More than 200 women, including former Australia prime minister Julia Gillard, write to social media chiefs.

Here’s What Windows 11’s New File Explorer Looks Like

How-To Geek / 5h
Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 11 release includes a cosmetic overhaul of File Explorer with several major changes when compared to the Windows 10 version. Here’s a quick look at the new design and features. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The best and cheapest VPN deals in July 2021

Mashable / 5h
This might be surprising, but the best VPNs aren't necessarily the most expensive. Some of the best VPNs are actually really affordable, which is great news for anyone looking to secure cheap online security and data protection. You have come to the right place if you're looking for a premium VPN with advanced features, without the big price tag. We've lined up some great value options for absolu

Protect your data and privacy with the best VPN deals in July

Mashable / 5h
The online world can be a seriously dangerous place, with hackers, viruses, and surveillance software absolutely everywhere. We're not trying to worry you, but have you ever considered just how much of your personal data is exposed to this sort of thing whilst you're browsing? If not, you probably should. You might be surprised. Your personal data is seriously valuable stuff these days, and every

Stephen Colbert has fun with Mike Pompeo's accidentally horny PAC

Mashable / 5h
To boost his national profile and support Republican candidates in the 2022 midterm elections, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has formed his own political action committee called Champion American Values PAC. But that's not the only name he's decided to use for his campaign, nor the one the internet cares about. "CAVPAC is a fairly awkward name but not as bad as what he's calling his fans

The best online dating apps and sites in July 2021

Mashable / 5h
Dating is a seriously competitive game, and you should do everything you can to give yourself an advantage. Looking your best and smelling fresh is a good place to start, but nothing shortens your odds of success like signing up to a dating site . The problem with this tactic is that there are just so many dating sites out there to consider, each with a different set of features that will suit so

The Sims 4 will finally let you cook as a family

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The Sims 4's next patch will introduce group cooking and gardening abilities for children.

Holy hell, Diablo 4 looks gorgeous (in a totally gross way)

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The quarterly update on Diablo 4 development deep dives into its amazing art.

We've used iOS 15 public beta for a day, and it’s already better than iOS 14

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The iOS 15 public beta is out, and we’ve tried it: here are our first impressions after a day of using the new bells and whistles on the next version of iOS.

HBO Max's 'No Sudden Move' is a stylish caper that keeps you guessing 'til the end

Mashable / 5h
No Sudden Move is a complicated story with the simple premise of a playfully meandering and star-studded caper flick that's steeped in the vibes of a midcentury film noir. The ensemble feature directed by Steven Soderbergh and penned by Ed Solomon feels immediately like a creation from the filmmaker who gave the world Danny Ocean. But where Soderbergh's trilogy of Las Vegas heist adventures mixed

All the best dating apps and sites for finding a hookup

Mashable / 5h
We know you're on the lookout for the best sites and apps for hooking up, but first we should talk about Hookup culture (just in case you aren't already familiar with it). Hookup culture is that thing your parents and grandparents always complain about because "nobody has a real conversation anymore." Hookup culture is all about keeping it casual, and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that. S

MIT creates sweat-proof smart skin that could lead to wearable monitors

SlashGear / 5h
Researchers at MIT have developed a new sweat-proof material they call “electronic skin.” The new material is described as a comfortable to wear, sensor-embedded sticky patch able to monitor the wearer’s health without malfunctioning or peeling away from the body, even if the person wearing it is sweating. The patch can maintain contact with the body even while sweating, thanks … Continue reading

The first three 'Final Fantasy' pixel remasters arrive on July 28th

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21Engadget / 5h
In three weeks' time, you'll be able to start playing the pixel remaster versions of the first three Final Fantasy games. Square Enix has revealed that the Final Fantasy , Final Fantasy II and Final Fantasy III remasters are coming out on July 28th for PC via Steam and on July 29th for Android and iOS. You can now also pre-purchase the games individually for prices between $12 and $18, or buy the

Emergency Windows 10 update fixes PDF-breaking bugs

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Microsoft puts out Windows 10 update to fix PDF rendering issues in Internet Explorer 11.

The stylish Huawei MateBook 14 launches in South Africa

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The aesthetics behind the Huawei MateBook 14, with its slim and sleek metal body, make it the ultimate embodiment of craftsmanship

You won't get an Xbox Series X soon – but Microsoft has plans to let you play one

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Thanks to Xbox Cloud Gaming, you don't need to worry about Xbox Series X shortages as you can play one right now.

The Last of Us TV show casts Joel’s daughter – so what does this mean for its plot?

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HBO’s The Last of Us series has cast Joel’s daughter.

After Loki episode 4's surprise Sif cameo, will she appear again in the MCU?

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Will Lady Sif turn up in Thor: Love and Thunder, and what's the character's history in the MCU?

Blink vs Arlo: which home security system is best for you?

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We pit Blink vs Arlo to see how these cheaper surveillance camera systems measure up.

8 reasons my first trip to Greece was better than I expected

20The Points Guy / 6h
Greece has taken up residence on my bucket list for years, but every time I considered planning a trip there, it either felt too daunting or something else would come up and force me to put it on the back burner. Finally, an opportunity presented itself — a cruise on a brand-new ship out of Athens . With Greece serving as the place to be for cruises in the Mediterranean this summer, I jumped at t

Twitch Watch Parties land on Android and iOS

SlashGear / 6h
Twitch has announced that Watch Parties, which allow communities to come together to watch, react, and discuss any movie or TV show available via Amazon Prime or Prime Video directly on Twitch. The service has been available to all creators and viewers on desktop browsers. Those who didn’t have a desktop browser handy were out of luck until now. An … Continue reading

New app allows SA restaurants to deliver their own meals

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The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

This SIM only deal from Three offers 100GB data for £12/pm...but it ends tomorrow

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This SIM only deal flash sale has a lot of value on offer, bringing Three's 100GB of data option down to £12

New transient pacemaker dissolves inside the body

SlashGear / 6h
Some medical conditions require devices to be implanted inside the body to help the person survive that are only needed for a short time. Typically, these devices have to be surgically implanted and then, when no longer needed, surgically extracted from the body. Unfortunately, that means multiple surgeries and more exposure to potential surgical side effects and infection. Researchers at … Conti

How can Spotify keep artists happy? Live music events, apparently

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Spotify is reportedly branching out into live music, both virtually and in-person.

This deal gets you 15 bottles of wine for $7 apiece

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Save 75%: Wine on Sale is offering boxes of 15 curated bottles for $64.95 , a sizable price cut that brings each bottle to around $7. There’s nothing quite like a chilled glass of wine during a summer golden hour. Expand your warm-weather wine palette with this 15-bottle deal , which lets you sample all sorts of wine from home for less than $65 total. 15 standard 750 mL bottles of customer-favori

Grab a feature-packed camera drone for under $100

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Save $100: The Ninja Dragon J10X Quadcopter Drone shoots in 1080p and is on sale for $99 as of July 1 — a 50% drop from its MSRP. Camera drones are bound to be a popular summertime toy again this year. If you're trying to document your sense of freedom as you reenter society, this feature-packed camera drone is on sale for $99. The Ninja Dragon J10X Quadcopter Drone makes snapping cinematic photo

Grow fresh produce indoors with this hydroponic grow system on sale

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TL;DR: Farm inside your home with the AEVA modern hydroponic garden system . As of July 1, it's on sale for $1.099.99, saving you $99.01. Growing your own garden doesn't have to require a good plot of land outside. With the AEVA modern hydroponic garden system , you can grow plants like lettuce, strawberries, and herbs indoors. The AEVA has a 16-plant capacity, and the vertical hydroponic system

Get a 2-year NordVPN subscription plus a $10 credit for under $100

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Save $197: Secure web privacy for two years with a subscription to NordVPN plus a $10 shop credit for $89 — 65% off the usual price. Netflix is now home to over 15,000 titles, with each year seeing more and more original content on top of the outside movies and shows. But which of that great content you can watch (and re-watch, and re-watch again) can be wildly different from country to country.

Get a dual-screen work station wherever with a portable monitor

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TL;DR: Use a second screen on the go with the Mobile Pixels DUEX portable monitor , on sale for $229 with code DUEXLITE as of July 1. That's a savings of $85. To enjoy all of the benefits of a multi-screen work experience — increased productivity , multitasking abilities, speed, etc. — you don't need to toss out all of your current electronics and accessories. You just need the right add-on: the

Unofficial Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 renders leaks show off the foldable in full

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At this stage we think we know just about everything there is to know about the upcoming Z Fold 3.

Sony teases launch of new vlogging camera next week

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Sony has released a teaser for the imminent launch of a 'new camera', but what could it be?

Grab the best streaming device for less in this Nvidia Shield TV deal

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The Nvidia Shield TV and TV Pro streaming devices have both seen fetching discounts – don't miss out.

Your guide to what’s happening with vaccine passports in the US

91MIT Technology Review / 6h
A year ago, vaccines to tackle the covid pandemic seemed like a far-off idea. Today, though, doses have been delivered to almost one-quarter of the world’s people—and some are being asked to prove they’re among them, leading to the rise of so-called vaccine passports . The details of these credentials vary from place to place, but at their heart they are the same: digital health records, stored o

The Microsoft Store in Windows 11 already has TikTok and OBS available to download

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Apps such as OBS Studio and TikTok finally arrive to the Microsoft Store in Windows 11.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic leak gives a first look at this mysterious wearable

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Leaked Samsung Galaxy 4 Classic renders show the wearable off in three colors and from various angles.

Apple's 2022 iPad could bring a major screen improvement

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A new report from South Korea suggests Apple is planning to update its iPads with OLED screens starting 2022.

T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon have taken steps to reduce spoofed scam calls

90Engadget / 7h
All three major US carriers have met the deadline to implement the FCC's new anti-spoofing protocol designed to protect users from scam caller impersonation. Both Verizon and T-Mobile announced yesterday that all calls originating on their networks are 100 percent compliant with the FCC's " STIR/SHAKEN " technology designed to show a caller's true phone number. AT&T, meanwhile, confirmed with The

Tiger Global in talks to back Indian fintech Yap

27TechCrunch / 7h
Tiger Global is in advanced stages of talks to back Indian embedded finance startup Yap, according to more than half a dozen people familiar with the matter. The New York-headquartered firm is in talks to lead a $35 million financing round in Yap — also known as YapPay and M2P — that values the Bangalore-headquartered startup at about $350 million, up from about $67 million in March this year (pe

What are Core Web Vitals?

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Google is encouraging all website owners to track and improve three key metrics to deliver better user experiences.

Black Widow may get a sequel – but with a new MCU hero

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Black Widow could be in line to get a follow-up movie, according to the MCU film's director.

Dizo GoPods D TWS earbuds and Dizo Wireless neckband earphones launched

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Realme’s ecosystem expansion is now underway with the launch of the Dizo GoPods D earbuds and Dizo Wireless in India.

Volvo's fully electric cars will offer over 550 miles of range within five years

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And support 350kW superfast charging, as it attempts to make electric vehicle range anxiety a thing of the past

How to make the move from office to workspace

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Three of the non-technical aspects of moving your team from Office to Workspace that you should be aware of.

Google Pay Can Now Store COVID-19 Vaccination Cards on Android

How-To Geek / 7h
Your Android phone will soon have the ability to store COVID-19 vaccination and testing information through Google Pay’s Passes API. Google says that all data is stored locally for security, and that you don’t need the Google Pay app to access this feature. It will begin rolling out in the U.S. over the coming weeks before going global. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Leaked Renders Show the Galaxy Z Fold 3 in Three Killer Colors

200+How-To Geek / 7h
A collection of newly-leaked Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 renders show the phone in black, dark green, and pearl white. The renders, obtained by 91mobile, allegedly come from an industry source. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Google's OpenSky App Flies to the U.S. to Help Pilot Drones Legally

100+How-To Geek / 7h
Flying drones can be a ton of fun, although there’s a bit of a learning curve. One of the things you’ll need to keep in mind with drones is knowing where you’re legally allowed to fly them. Thankfully, Google’s Wing just created a free app that’ll help U.S. users do just that. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Epomaker GK96S Mechanical Keyboard Review: So Close to Fantastic

How-To Geek / 7h
Epomaker has a reputation for some solid budget keyboards like the SK61, but the GK96S is looking to takes things a step further. With a tight layout, hot swappable switches, and a wired/Bluetooth connection toggle, the GK96S has a lot going on—especially considering the $109 price tag. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

AT&T Will Dump Its Inferior Android Messaging App and Switch to Google's

32How-To Geek / 7h
Following in T-Mobile’s footsteps, AT&T and Google just announced that all Android phones on the network would use Google’s Android Messages app by default for RCS and SMS. Rich Communication Services (RCS) delivers an improved experience similar to iMessage when both sides use it. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Volvo's New Concept Recharge EV Doesn't Mimic Combustion Engine Cars

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95How-To Geek / 7h
Volvo recently committed to an all-EV future, but to date, all of its electric cars have been redesigns of existing combustion engine models. Now, Volvo’s new Concept Recharge EV shows that its future products will stand out from the rest of its lineup by abandoning the “unnecessary elements” of traditional cars, such as the front grille. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Microsoft, Adafruit, and Raspberry Pi Team up to Make Machine Learning Easier

How-To Geek / 7h
Machine learning has a ton of potential applications and even though it’s fascinating, it’s not exactly easy for anyone to access. Now, however, Microsoft, Adafruit, and Raspberry Pi are teaming up to make it easier and more accessible. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

LG's QNED Mini LED TVs Arrive in July, Offering a More Affordable OLED Alternative

100+How-To Geek / 7h
First shown off at CES 2021, LG’s line of new QNED Mini LED TVs will arrive in the U.S. this July. The Mini LED TVs offer some features seen in OLED TVs, such as deep contrast and vivid colors, but cost considerably less. You can preorder LG’s QNED TVs now at B&H, though a shipping date hasn’t been announced. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

5 best offerings on Indian OTT platforms this weekend

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These are the new releases on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and other OTT platforms in India.

NFT of the World Wide Web's source code sells for $5.4 million

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100+Mashable / 7h
NFT season is still going strong. The NFT of the source code for the World Wide Web, auctioned by WWW inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has sold for $5,434,500 at a Sotheby's auction. It was put up for sale on June 23, with a starting bid of $1,000. According to Sotheby's, the proceeds from the sale will benefit initiatives that Sir Tim and Lady Berners-Lee support. Tweet may have been deleted “The p

Live: Chase Freedom Flex 5x Points Categories Q3 2021 (Register Now)

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The Chase Freedom Flex SM Credit Card ( review ) is an incredible no annual fee card belonging to Chase’s Freedom portfolio, which can help you maximize your points thanks to its quarterly bonus categories. It’s a new quarter (where has 2021 gone?!), so that means it’s time to take advantage of the Chase Freedom Flex 5x points categories for Q3 2021. I you have this card, be sure you register ASA

Google adds support for virtual COVID-19 vaccine cards on Android devices

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82Engadget / 8h
Google has updated its Pay app's "Passes API" to enable a simple way to store and display a digital card on Android showing users' COVID-19 test and vaccination details. The tech giant has given healthcare organizations, government agencies, as well as organizations authorized by public health authorities to distribute COVID vaccines access to the API. That means their developers can now easily c

Instant grocery startup Getir makes its first acquisition to expand into Spain and Italy

51TechCrunch / 8h
Getir , the startup based out of Turkey that has built a $7.5 billion business out a mobile app that lets consumers buy groceries and get them delivered in minutes, has grown its business up to now organically: targeting urban markets across Europe (and soon the U.S.) where it is disrupting the well-stocked cornershop with a service that needs even less effort and time from the average shopper. N

Goodbye CVs — As work went remote, companies flocked to a startup dumping CVs for skill tests

32TechCrunch / 8h
As companies scrambled to re-orient themselves last year during the pandemic, one thing was clear: the shift to remote working had come sooner than anyone expected. With this came a fundamental shift in how businesses would have to hire new talent. And the question was, were managers going to laboriously sift through CVs in a crisis situation, or would the need to hit the ground running fast forc

Germany’s icon group VC bets $30M to back startups enabling traditional companies to pivot

26TechCrunch / 8h
Icon group is a new $30M VC fund being launched out of Germany’s iconmobile group, a WPP network agency. This means a reorganization of the company from a full-service innovation agency into also offering VC backing. iconmobile has garnered a reputation as an innovative technology, design, and sustainability agency, but the turnaround means it will now, instead, back tech startups that enable tra

Realme Buds 2 Neo launched in India along with two personal care products

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Realme Buds 2 Neo is an affordable pair of wired earphones with 11.2mm dynamic drivers. The company also unveiled the Realme Beard trimmer series and Realme Hair Dryer.

Have we reached the era of flying cars?

54BBC News - Technology / 8h
Nick Kwek looks at how close we are to personal aviation vehicles and the challenges they face.

Nokia X60 rumored to run Huawei HarmonyOS instead of Android

SlashGear / 8h
HMD Global has made great strides in reviving the Nokia brand in the Android world. Whether it’s successful or not is still debatable but, so far, it has definitely played the part of a good Android maker, especially when it comes to its commitment to Android updates. Now there are whispers that its honeymoon phase with Android might be over … Continue reading

Google wants to make it easy to carry your Covid-19 vaccination proofs

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Google is working with healthcare providers to let users make their Covid-19 vaccination and test results easily available in their phones.

Opera's Android browser is now optimized for Chromebooks

Engadget / 9h
Opera has optimized its web browser for Chromebook , with the aim of giving users a full-featured alternative to Chrome . Opera for Chrome OS is based on the Android version of the browser. The company has made some laptop-focused tweaks, such as the addition of keyboard shortcuts. The browser has a free, built-in VPN and ad and tracker blockers to bolster privacy . There are also baked-in messag

Right to repair rules will extend lifespan of products, government says

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Appliances will be cheaper to own, the government says, under plans that will extend the lifespan of household goods.

WhatsApp View Once deletes photos and videos after being viewed

SlashGear / 9h
Snapchat may have popularized the idea of self-destructing social media posts, but others have quickly caught on to make it a must-have on any messaging platform. Late last year, WhatsApp rolled out its “Disappearing Messages” that self-destruct after a given period. Unfortunately, some users might still find that too long, especially for potentially incriminating photos and videos. It seems that

Android phones will be able to store COVID-19 vaccine cards in the US

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Although there is still a lot of legal and ethical debate surrounding its implementation and requirement, it might only be a matter of time before COVID-19 “passes” will become just as common as membership cards and tickets. As with the paper version of those IDs, there might be security and privacy concerns regarding paper-based COVID-19 testing and vaccination certificates. Just … Continue read

Samsung Galaxy F22 launching on July 6 in India

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Samsung Galaxy F22 will feature a 48MP quad-camera setup along with a massive 6,000mAh battery.

Slack is getting a major overhaul for the hybrid working future

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Slack's new features are designed to help organizations and employees adopt a digital-first approach to work.

Galaxy Watch 4 Classic leak points to a familiar design

SlashGear / 10h
It seems that Samsung is really ready to go all out on its next generation of wearables powered, not by its own Tizen OS, but Wear OS by Google. In addition to making a big splash about the new user experience that will arrive with the merger of One UI and Wear OS, we have also heard about at least … Continue reading

Apple's first OLED iPad to be out next year - Two more models to release in 2023

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Apple plans to release a 10.8-inch iPad with an OLED display next year, followed by its second ‌iPad‌ with an OLED display in 2023, according to a new report from South Korea.

Rohlik raises $119M at a $1.2B valuation to grow its 2-hour grocery delivery service in Europe

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40TechCrunch / 11h
“Instant” grocery delivery has been a big theme among food startups in Europe, where customers can order from a limited assortment of items and get their purchases packed from “dark stores” and delivered in sometimes as little as 10 or 15 minutes. But today a startup that’s built a much bigger proposition — a virtual supermarket of 17,000+ items that it delivers in as little as two hours — is ann

Is Nokia looking to ditch Android for Huawei's HarmonyOS?

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Reposts hint that Nokia could be the first major global brand that may launch a phone based on Huawei's Harmony OS.

Rediscover your love for drawing with this cheap online bundle

Mashable / 11h
TL;DR: The 2021 Complete Character Art Academy Drawing Bundle is on sale for £21.64 as of July 1, saving you 97% on list price. If you're looking for a way to jump back into drawing as a hobby, this 2021 Complete Character Art Academy Drawing Bundle is a great place to start. This training will help you get back into your flow state of putting pen to paper and teach you a few new tricks along the

Learn a new language over Zoom with this discounted subscription

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TL;DR: A one-month subscription to Lingoda Live Language Courses is on sale for £86.58 as of July 1, saving you 27% on list price. If you didn't master any new skills during the pandemic, don't sweat it. The good news is you can learn something new at literally any time, as long as you have the desire to do so. With the Lingoda online language school , you can take French or Spanish language cour

Didi: Chinese ride-hailing giant makes $68bn US debut

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46BBC News - Technology / 11h
It is the biggest US stock market listing by a Chinese company since Alibaba's debut in 2014.

Here's how businesses can avoid guesswork and tap into real customer needs

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Harnessing direct customer feedback can transform the way you do business.

Aussies pay way too much for mobile data, ACCC says

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Telstra, Optus and Vodafone have all increased their plan prices in the past year, here’s how to avoid getting ripped off.

Federal judge blocks Florida's social media 'deplatforming' law

500+Engadget / 12h
Florida's social media 'deplatforming' law that would've taken effect on Thursday has been temporarily blocked by a federal court. US District Judge Robert Hinkle has granted a preliminary injunction to stop "the parts of the legislation that are pre-empted or violate the First Amendment" from being enforced, according to AP and The New York Times . The law would give the state the right to fine