3KGizmodo / 8h
InfoWars’ Alex Jones now has the full weight of a $45.2 million fine sitting on his balding head after a jury determined the man who made a fortune broadcasting conspiracies and lies must finally pay for them. The jury announced the punitive damages after 4 hours of deliberation Friday. Read more...
500+Ars Technica / 13h
Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images | Christopher Pike/Bloomberg ) Twitter yesterday slammed Elon Musk's response to the company's lawsuit in a 127-page filing in the Delaware Court of Chancery that says Musk's claims are "contradicted by the evidence and common sense." Twitter's court filing also said Musk's spam analysis relied on a tool that once called his own Twitter account a like
200+Lifehacker / 17h
For every blockbuster that makes it to your local giga-plex, there are probably a half million screenplays that were never produced and a hundred thousand partially shot-but-not-completed features gathering dust in apartments in Los Angeles and New York. Those tokens of broken dreams are sad, but the saddest… Read more...
How-To Geek / 41min
Linux’s grep utility is a favorite among many sysadmins for its simple searching ability and familiar syntax. It’s not available on Windows however, so you’ll have to either use alternatives, or install third-party grep tools to emulate it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
SAVE 49%: ExpressVPN is the best service for streaming sport from abroad. A one-year subscription to ExpressVPN is on sale for £84.44 and includes an extra three months for free — 49% off for a limited time. The Premier League is back, baby. Close the door, say goodbye to the outside world, and tune in to the best league in the world. There are only two scenarios that could stop you from enjoying
SAVE 49%: ExpressVPN offers everything you need for a slick streaming experience. A one-year subscription to ExpressVPN is on sale for £84.44 and includes an extra three months for free — 49% off for a limited time. Star Wars fans have had a pretty good in recent years. We know not every release has been a huge hit, but the sheer quantity of content has got to count for something, right? The late
TL;DR: The 2022 Ultimate Advanced CyberSecurity Professional Certification Bundle is on sale for £56.57, saving you 95% on list price. Cybersecurity is a rapidly growing industry that demands a diverse knowledge base that can have a steep learning curve. If you want to start learning early and have a certification verifying your mastery of the NIST Framework, and your completion of the CISSP exam
SAVE 82%: Surfshark is one of the best VPNs for unblocking Japanese Netflix. A two-year subscription to Surfshark is on sale for £46.54 with an extra two months for free — 82% off list price for a limited time. The Japanese Netflix content library is one of the biggest in the world, with absolutely loads of popular anime shows to keep you entertained. Unfortunately, Japanese Netflix is not easy t
Mashable / 4h
Space junk is falling on Australia and there's a fresh Wordle to solve. If you get stuck, that's where our daily Wordle help can come in handy. The answer to the August 6 Wordle, puzzle #413, can be found at the end of this article. Before you get there, though, there are a couple of subtle clues to help you narrow it down, and as you scroll down, you'll see we've gathered a selection of the best
1KFuturism / 6h
Oopsie Elon Musk has a spot of bad news for his Tesla fanboys: Cybertrucks are going to end up costing more than the $40K price-point they were promised. "I hate to sort of give a little bit of bad news," Musk told the enthusiastic crowd at Tesla's 2022 shareholder meeting this week after announcing that the long-awaited truck's "specs and pricing will be different" from the $39,900 he promised t
34SlashGear / 6h
Twitter found that it had a 5.4 million account breach in January 2022, which it patched, but has yet to identify all the accounts affected.
Futurism / 7h
Chaos Theory A cryptocurrency company is offering millions of dollars to its "white hat hacker friends" after thieves made off with $190 million in what one cybersecurity expert called a " frenzied free for all ." In a Medium post , Nomad — a crypto "bridge" service that allows users to transfer assets from one blockchain to another — said that it would give up to ten percent of the lost cryptocu
40Gizmodo / 7h
If you’re a Halloween decor collector, you know how serious the horror merch game is as early as August. Spooky shoppers call out a “Code Orange” alert the moment the latest in seasonal decor drops, because it tends to sell out immediately. Even before physical Halloween store locations or Target aisles open, midnight… Read more...
Tesla discourages independent repairs of its vehicles even though the costs can be thousands of dollars.
If you have a Twitter account, you can get use this PS5 hack to browse the internet on your television.
When charging your electric vehicle, there are some tips to maintaining the life and health of your car's battery.
21View from the Wing / 7h
Cancun airport is reporting a record-breaking summer. And at the same time, work is proceeding to grow infrastructure around the airport. Colosio boulevard, which enters Cancun International Airport, is seeing two hour delays at peak times (6 a.m. – 10 a.m. into the airport and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. departing it). Tourists can be seen abandoning taxis and walking into the facility. Continue reading .
56Wired / 8h
The exposure of cryptographically scrambled passwords isn’t a worst-case scenario—but it isn’t great, either.
mlorenzetti : Cover Ex Libris Detroit ok, well, here’s the latest digital iteration of the book project on The Detroit ...
mlorenzetti : Cover Ex Libris Detroit ok, well, here’s the latest digital iteration of the book project on The Detroit Public Library. We’re gettin there……….. Marco Lorenzetti
uwmspeccoll : It’s Fine Press Friday! In 1974, Lewis and Dorothy Allen , long-time proprietors of the Allen Press in Ca...
uwmspeccoll : It’s Fine Press Friday! In 1974, Lewis and Dorothy Allen , long-time proprietors of the Allen Press in California, hand-printed this version of John Dryden ’s 17th-century play All for Love , a tragedy in blank verse about the affair of Mark Antony and Cleopatra . It was printed on an 1846 Columbia handpress in an edition of 140 copies using handset Menhart Unciala for the text and
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thekimonogallery : Silk furisode, early Showa period (1930′s), Japan. Art Institute of Chicago. Photography by Lori L Stalteri on Flickr
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TechCrunch / 8h
To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here . Happy Friday, y’all! Start your weekend off right with some delicious podcast morsels from Equity , Found and Chain Reaction . Also, time is ticking away on a $1,300 savings for TechCrunch Disrupt , so get on that before 11:59 p.m. PDT today. We hope you have a goo
TechCrunch / 8h
There’s never been an easy time to be a musician, but for many in and around the industry, the 21st century has presented one calamity after another for those hoping to make a living through music. The turn of the century saw record labels implode at a staggering rate, and it would be some time before some salvation arrived in the form of streaming services, which finally offered an effective met
500+Wired / 8h
Why is the Roomba company worth $1.7 billion to Amazon? It’s not the dust, it’s the data.
Gizmodo / 8h
400+Futurism / 8h
Blaze It Somehow, Elon Musk's 2018 blunt rip on Joe Rogan's show is still making news — but mostly because the Tesla CEO can't stop talking about it . In a lengthy interview on the "Full Send Podcast," the billionaire claimed that after he was filmed smoking a fat joint on Rogan's podcast, the federal government began to administer "random" drug tests on him. "I had to have, like, random drug tes
21Ars Technica / 8h
Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) DuckDuckGo, the privacy-minded search company, says it will block trackers from Microsoft in its desktop web browser , following revelations in May that certain scripts from Bing and LinkedIn were getting a pass. In a blog post , DuckDuckGo founder Gabriel Weinberg says that he's heard users' concerns since security researcher Zach Edwards' thread that "we didn't m
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38Ars Technica / 8h
Enlarge / Tirane, Albania. (credit: Pawel Toczynski | Getty Images) In mid-July, a cyberattack on the Albanian government knocked out state websites and public services for hours. With Russia’s war raging in Ukraine, the Kremlin might seem like the likeliest suspect. But research published on Thursday by the threat intelligence firm Mandiant attributes the attack to Iran. And while Tehran’s espio
200+Ars Technica / 8h
Enlarge / A 2-year-old enjoys the spray of water in a splash pad in Los Angeles on June 20, 2022. (credit: Getty | Al Seib ) In this summer's record-blazing heat, a spritz of crisp, cool water sounds like delicious bliss. Each drop offering brisk relief as it pitter-patters on your face, quenching your sizzling skin. But if you find such euphoric respite at a children's splash pad, that soothing
How-To Geek / 8h
grep is a great tool for searching through files and standard input in Linux and is able to match string and Regex patterns. However, sometimes it’s necessary to control what kinds of files grep searches for, and it has flags built in to do just that. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
100+The Points Guy / 8h
Travel is back which means right now I’m traveling just as much as before the pandemic, and I have a strong recommendation for anyone flying from New York City to London . I flew to the U.S. twice last month, once to see my TPG colleagues in South Carolina, and again to attend a wedding in upstate New York. There is no shortage of flights from the East Coast of the U.S. to the U.K., especially on
52TechCrunch / 9h
Project Solar doesn’t make solar panels, nor does it employ crews to plop them on roofs, but the startup argues it can shake up the residential solar business by steering clear of sales reps and automating parts of the ordering, design and installation process. Backed by $23 million in fresh Series A funding led by Left Lane Capital, Project Solar says it is on track to install 30 megawatts of so
The Points Guy / 9h
Right now there are multiple U.S. cities with flights to New Orleans for less than $200. Southwest has routes from Chicago , Dallas, Miami and Denver, while JetBlue has options from New York and Boston . These options are all for the most basic fare offered by each airline, but they are discounted by up to 65% off their typical price. The longest route is from Boston, coming at just under four ho
SlashGear / 9h
You've heard of Ferrari, Bentley, and Lamborghini. But these automakers produce incredible vehicles while flying largely under the radar.
SlashGear / 9h
Our latest poll shows that iPhone users overwhelmingly chose this feature as their favorite among key iOS features -- and it's not even exclusive.
21SlashGear / 9h
The astonishingly powerful James Webb Space Telescope is capable of many things, but does that really include spotting interstellar sausage?
23SlashGear / 9h
Tesla's Cybertruck is undoubtedly one of the most hotly-anticipated vehicles in 2022, electric or otherwise. Unfortunately CEO Elon Musk has bad news.
100+Futurism / 9h
Oopsie Daisy The first stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket responsible for carrying astronauts to the International Space Station next month collided with a bridge during transport, Space.com reports . The damage was serious enough to delay the launch, which was pushed back to late September earlier this month. The rocket stage was damaged while riding on the back of a tractor trailer between Calif
100+Gizmodo / 9h
The stunning news that Batgirl, a nearly complete film starring Leslie Grace as Barbara Gordon and Michael Keaton returning as Batman, was being pulled from release shocked Hollywood—especially people involved in the film’s creation, including directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah . Read more...
Lifehacker / 9h
It’s finally time to admit streaming apps and digital distribution have ruined most creative media industries, and maybe physical media was the right choice all along. Read more...
24TechCrunch / 9h
Astra CEO Chris Kemp told investors Thursday that the company will be no longer launch payloads with its current lightweight vehicle, Rocket 3, and will instead re-manifest all launches on a considerably larger rocket that’s still under development. It’s a big change for the company, which has operated on the hunch that customers are willing to risk a certain number of rocket failures in favor of
View from the Wing / 9h
There’s both a Hyatt Place and Hyatt House in the same building, the Hyatt Place Allentown / Lehigh Valley and Hyatt House Allentown / Lehigh Valley. They just opened last fall, and Hyatt.com even uses the Hyatt Place exterior for both properties. They share amenities like gym, pool, and bar (there’s an indoor pool). Unless you need the long-term stay kitchen stuff of a Hyatt House, pick whicheve
Microsoft is bringing pin-protected printing to its Windows 10 operating system - a feature that actually premiered on Windows 11 . The tech giant has a “scoped set of features” that it plans to bring over from Windows 11 in order to make bridging over from Windows 10 more natural, which are due to be shared between the operating systems in the near future. In an effort to avoid duplicate printou
The Points Guy / 9h
IHG recently moved to reduce lounge access for travelers receiving complimentary upgrades to suites and club-level rooms at its high-end brands making many travelers wonder, “What’s the point of being in a club-level room if you can’t even access the club?” Under the new policy, even if a member of IHG’s recently renamed IHG One Rewards program can be upgraded to a suite or club-level room, they
20TechCrunch / 9h
Users on Twitter have been receiving messages purporting to be from “Twitter Support” urging them to act quickly to avoid suspension, often even from users with a blue check. But these are almost certainly scams — here’s what to look out for and what it would look like if Twitter actually needed to contact you. First, it should just be mentioned as a general rule that any message from anyone you
200+Gizmodo / 9h
The ongoing shared commitment between Russia and the U.S. for the International Space Station has come under intense pressure due to politics both on and above the Earth, and U.S. officials have reportedly crafted drastic plans in the event Russia decides to suddenly and unilaterally abandon ship. Read more...
69MIT Technology Review / 10h
China’s chipmaking industry descended into chaos last week, with at least four top executives associated with a state-owned semiconductor fund arrested on corruption charges. It’s an explosive turn of events that could force the country to fundamentally rethink how it invests in chip development, according to analysts and experts. On July 30, China’s top anticorruption institution announced that
100+The Points Guy / 10h
E ditor’s note: This is TPG’s permanent page with all currently available airline shopping portal promotions, so you can bookmark it and check back regularly for updates. Four airlines are offering shopping portal bonuses right now, giving you a chance to earn bonus miles on back-to-school purchases. You’ll need to make a few extra clicks before making your purchase to earn these bonus miles. So,
Gizmodo / 10h
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the best toys and merchandise you’re going to tell yourself you don’t really need, but probably still end up buying anyways. This week we’ve got an inflatable prehistoric Spider-Man, some hot dog-fingered gloves that will make you feel right at home in Everything … Read more...
Ars Technica / 10h
Enlarge / Lucas Di Grassi leads Jake Dennis in the 2022 London ePrix. (credit: Sam Bloxham/Formula E) Formula E will close out its season this weekend with its first visit to Seoul, South Korea. It's not just the end of season eight and the last race for the Gen2 electric race cars but also marks the series' 100th race. The sport has come a long way since its first ePrix in Beijing in 2014, with
29Engadget / 10h
Toyota recalled the bZ4X in June over concerns the electric crossover's wheels could fall off at speed, and now it's taking extra steps to satisfy upset customers and keep vehicles off the road. Electrek has learned (and Engadget has confirmed) that Toyota's US branch is offering to buy back the bZ4X. The terms will vary based on your state and "particular circumstances," according to a letter to
400+The Points Guy / 10h
One of the best-known points properties in Cancun is being stripped of its flag. It’s safe to say the Cancun area has been in the midst of a hotel boom, even with looming questions of safety plaguing the region in recent months . Despite that, a handful of high-profile new hotels and resorts have opened here over the last year, including the Hilton Cancun, an All-Inclusive Resort . Yet it seems t
100+Futurism / 10h
Cyber Roundup Tesla's annual shareholder meeting, regrettably called the "Cyber Roundup," took place last night at the company's Texas Gigafactory — and it turned out to be a real dumpster fire. In light of wide-ranging reports of ethical issues and allegations — including reports of systemic racism and sexual misconduct , as well as concerns over child labor , COVID mishandling , and more — seve
29Lifehacker / 10h
Part of the cost of doing business as a zoo is that occasionally, the animals are going to try and make a run for it. An orangutan named Ken repeatedly escaped from his enclosure at the San Diego Zoo. A gorilla named Evelyn temporarily escaped from her home at the Los Angeles Zoo. Even a hippopotamus managed to take a… Read more...
A team of scientists in China claim to have replicated the performance of Google’s Sycamore quantum computer using traditional hardware, thereby undermining the suggestion the company has achieved quantum supremacy. As reported by Science magazine, the scientists used a system comprised of 512 GPUs to complete the same calculation developed by Google to demonstrate it had passed the quantum supre
26How-To Geek / 11h
Google announced last month that it was merging its two video call apps, Google Meet and Google Duo, and the transition officially started a few days ago. However, the switch does have at least one downside. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
TechCrunch / 11h
South Korea is headed for the moon. Last night, the country launched its first-ever lunar mission — in fact, its first-ever mission beyond low Earth orbit. Formerly called the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO), the mission, managed by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), is now named Danuri, a play on the Korean words for “moon” and “enjoy.” Its primary goal is to test South Korea’s
60Gizmodo / 11h
A new map from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows vast areas of the Western, Southwestern, and Central U.S. in dark red and bright red, representing exceptional drought and extreme drought. Read more...
300+The Points Guy / 11h
Last weekend, American Airlines had a raft of customers ready to redeem systemwide upgrades that were set to expire en masse. After numerous extensions, the Dallas-based airline stuck to its July 31 expiration date for systemwide upgrades. Travelers flooded American’s call center looking to apply their certificate to any eligible flight they could find. Long hold times ensued, and many travelers
One Mile at a Time / 11h
For those of us in the points world, Capital One has become an increasingly interesting card issuer in recent years, as Capital One’s mileage program has continued to improve. Capital One’s most popular travel card portfolio is the Venture Card, but nowadays there are three versions of the card. In this post I wanted to take a closer look at those three cards, and help anyone who might be trying
Lifehacker / 11h
Lyme, the most famous tickborne disease, is growing more common than it used to be—at least judging by health insurance data that includes Lyme diagnoses. Our friends at Gizmodo recently covered new data about the (sorry) uptick, which roughly aligns with CDC estimates . So what do you need to know to keep yourself… Read more...
Google is tweaking the way quoted searches work on its search engine and improving Touch to Search on the mobile Chrome app. Quoted search refers to when you place quotation marks around a search term and Google shows you results that have those exact words. The problem with the old style was that Google Search results didn’t show where the term appeared on the page. You had to dig around a littl
25TechCrunch / 11h
From Los Angeles to Silicon Valley , a trend emerged among social media influencers and startup founders alike: move into a mansion with 10 or so collaborators, work day and night together to build fame and wealth, and hope that your new roommates do their dishes. But across the country in Atlanta, a fast-growing tech hub , a cohort of Black creators reimagined that idea. What if an influencer co
25Mashable / 11h
It's about that time. Tomorrow (Aug. 6), Season 2 of University of Alabama's sorority rush debuts, and it's already taking over our FYPs. While Bama Rush is the flagship of rush TikTok, sorority recruitment has already begun across the country, giving us our fix of OOTDs (outfits of the day), rush in-jokes, and girls showing off their chapters. We're in for a couple of weeks of non-stop entertain
100+Engadget / 11h
DreamWorks has been open sourcing some of its technology in recent years, and now its animation division is preparing to make more tools freely available. DreamWorks Animation said it will release its MoonRay ray-tracing renderer as open-source software later this year. As The Hollywood Reporter notes, DreamWorks will offer up its Arras cloud rendering framework in the code base too. “We are thri
SlashGear / 11h
It would appear that the Google Pixel Fold wasn't nixed after all. The latest set of rumors suggest that this might be a foldable smartphone worth its salt.
SlashGear / 11h
Mars Curiosity rover celebrated 10 years on the Red Planet on August 5, 2022. Here's a look back at all it has accomplished during that time.
Lifehacker / 11h
From weddings to breweries to barbecues to plain ol’ bars, alcohol is everywhere. Drinking is a ubiquitous part of our culture, and while it’s easy to stick with the drinks that you know, you might want to learn more about them (or you may be a seasoned drinker and still not know much about, well, alcohol). Here’s are… Read more...
500+Futurism / 11h
Scientists have created the world's first lab-grown "synthetic embryo," a groundbreaking moment in science that has reignited a fierce ethical debate. Led by molecular geneticist Joseph Hanna, a team of researchers at Israel's Wizemann Institute of Science managed to create a synthetic mouse "embryo" in a lab without fertilized eggs or a uterus, potentially allowing us to get a glimpse of what ha
How-To Geek / 11h
If you’re shopping for cloud storage, one of the big decisions you’ll make is how much of it to pay for. Starting at free plans for a few gigabytes to expensive subscriptions that offer several terabytes of storage space; you have a lot of choice. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
48Gizmodo / 11h
Far too many Americans are making sacrifices due to the outrageous costs of health care in the United States, a new survey this week suggests. The findings estimate that nearly 100 million Americans have recently had to work around the prospect of pricier medical bills in some way, either by cutting back on other… Read more...
Engadget / 11h
Frustrated that games don't run as well on the Xbox Series S as you'd expect given the 1440p-capable hardware? Microsoft might have a fix. The Verge has learned the company's recently highlighted June Game Development Kit gives programmers more access to memory, freeing up "hundreds of additional megabytes" of RAM for their games. That can improve graphics performance in titles where limited memo
Gizmodo / 11h
As you read this, director Denis Villeneuve is back at work making the second half of what’s sure to end up being his most epic sci-fi movie, Dune . It won’t be in our eyeballs for another year or so , but in the meantime, the story will continue in other mediums—especially comics, as Dune: The Graphic Novel, Book 2: … Read more...
The Samsung Galaxy S23 could be the most powerful phone you can buy when it hits the market early next year. This comes from a leak on 91mobiles.com that suggests Samsung’s next mainstream flagship (read: flat phone) will use the as-yet-unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen2 chipset. The current King of Smartphone chips, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 only recently began shipping on flagship ph
66Wired / 12h
BlenderBot 3 learns by chatting with you and tries to ignore the trolls. Like so many of us, it’s very much a work in progress.
Lifehacker / 12h
Before we hit legal drinking age, my best friend and I usually hung out with her older boyfriend and his older friends, mostly because they would share their (terrible) booze. I had yet to learn anything about cocktails, and we weren’t exactly in the position to be choosy, so we drank a lot of Captain Morgan and Diet… Read more...
View from the Wing / 12h
Part of how the Austin airport has handled growth is opening a separate, privately-funded terminal for low cost carriers. They gave a 40 year lease to a company to build it, that company has invested tens of millions of dollars, and Allegiant and Frontier currently operate out of the terminal. The South Terminal has only been open 5 years and the Austin airport has changed its mind. They want the
100+The Points Guy / 12h
Friday is already a great day, and this Delta Air Lines flash sale makes it even better. Round-trip flights to Tahiti start at 50,000 and 54,000 Delta SkyMiles from San Francisco and Los Angeles , respectively. Flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Faa’a International Airport (PPT) in Papeete, French Polynesia , start on Dec. 17 as part of the carrier’s newly announced route . F
300+Gizmodo / 12h
We are in the midst of a major shift in spaceflight, made possible by increasingly affordable rocket launches and satellites. As a result, the space above us is buzzing with rockets, satellites, astronauts, and of course, space tourists. Read more...
100+Mashable / 12h
Would you give Amazon the layout to your home? Well, you soon may not have a choice if you're a Roomba customer. In a statement released on Friday , the e-commerce giant announced it was acquiring iRobot, the company best known as the maker of the popular vacuuming robot , Roomba. Amazon will purchase the consumer robot company in an all-cash deal for around $1.7 billion. The deal, however, still
Back in 2019, Google proudly announced they had achieved what quantum computing researchers had sought for years: proof that the esoteric technique could outperform traditional ones. But this demonstration of “quantum supremacy” is being challenged by researchers claiming to have pulled ahead of Google on a relatively normal supercomputer. To be clear, no one is saying Google lied or misrepresent
24TechCrunch / 12h
Sahil Mansuri Contributor Sahil Mansuri is the CEO of Bravado . My first month with a sales quota was September 2008 — not the best month for a 21-year-old to start his career by cold calling strangers and convincing them to buy a $10,000 piece of software. The economy was in free fall, companies were slashing workforces nationwide and all budgets were frozen. Against all odds, I ended up doing w
24TechCrunch / 12h
Award-winning dystopian document thriller game Papers, Please is now available on smartphones nine years after its initial release. You can download the game on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store for $4.99 starting today. Papers, Please takes place in the fictional communist state of Arstotzka, where you play as a border control agent who is faced with numerous moral dilemmas. The game cha
Twitter says it has fixed a security vulnerability that allowed threat actors to compile information of 5.4 million Twitter accounts, which were listed for sale on a known cybercrime forum. The vulnerability allowed anyone to enter a phone number or an email address of a known user and learn if it was tied to an existing Twitter account, potentially exposing the identities of pseudonymous account
Cybersecurity experts have warned of an elaborate scam targeting customers of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. Researchers from security firm PIXM recently discovered an email campaign whereby attackers masquerade as Coinbase to trick people into handing over their account credentials. In the email, the user is warned that their account needs attention due to an “urgent matter”. Sometimes they n
23Ars Technica / 12h
Enlarge / Sonic the Hedgehog mechanical keyboard. (credit: Higround/Instagram ) When you're a beloved blue eulipotyphla with the speed of a race car, all the golden rings, a pal like Tails, and even a pair of hit feature films , you start feeling like you can do anything. That includes typing on a truncated mechanical keyboard without letters, numbers, or any other legends written on the top of t
21Gizmodo / 12h
If you’re not an expert on the cosmos, it’s very easy to confuse a view of a burning star with that of a sliced up piece of sausage. Well, only if it’s a particularly majestic-looking Chorizo tweeted by a famed astronomer. Read more...
The Points Guy / 12h
Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information. It’s been nearly four years since Capital One first added transfer partners to its travel rewards cards, and since then, the currency has blossomed into a quality points program — now boasting 14 airline and 3 hotel partners . Capital One miles have gained value in our monthly valuations in recent months too, due to
SlashGear / 12h
A report from FEMA suggested that the U.S. Emergency Alert System (EAS) could be the target of attack due to a vulnerability that'll be on demo at DEFCON 2022.
200+Futurism / 12h
All Girl Scientists haven't seen almost any male sea turtle hatch in Florida for years due to record temperatures, Reuters reports . Around 99 percent of all baby sea turtles are being born female in the state — all because of climate change. "The frightening thing is the last four summers in Florida have been the hottest summers on record," Bette Zirkelbach, who manages a turtle hospital in the
20Lifehacker / 12h
How-To Geek / 12h
If you have a Mac that uses Apple Silicon, you might have heard about Rosetta 2. It’s a critical part of macOS that enables compatibility with applications designed for Intel Macs. We’ll explain. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
How-To Geek / 12h
To the surprise of nobody, the Tesla Cybertruck will cost more money than the promised $39,900 price tag revealed back in 2019. During Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting, Elon Musk confirmed the bad news, saying that “a lot has changed” since then. Read This Article on Review Geek ›
Jason Richelson Contributor Jason Richelson is CEO and co-founder of Bookkeep . He is also the creator of ShopKeep, a cloud-based POS system. Until recently, tech startups traditionally enjoyed relative freedom from financial oversight from the venture capitalists who funded them. As long as these firms could report progress in developing their products and generating some level of earnings from
32Gizmodo / 12h
China and the U.S., the world’s biggest and second-biggest polluters, respectively, aren’t talking to each other about climate change any more. On Friday, amid escalating tensions between the two countries following U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, China said it wou