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IHG Rewards Club Selling Points With 100% Bonus (Extended)

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Citi is an advertising partner of OMAAT In early May, IHG rolled out their latest major promotion on purchased points , after quite a hiatus. This promotion was supposed to expire on June 15, but has been extended by several days for anyone who is still interested. Buy IHG Points With 100% Bonus Through Saturday, June 20, 2020, IHG Rewards Club is offering up to a 100% bonus on purchased points .

Realme Wireless Charger to debut in India

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Realme’s Buds Air earbuds are currently the only Realme product that support wireless charging in India. And it is now confirmed that a wireless charging accessory is coming this month. The company’s CEO Madhav Sheth has given his word that the new wireless charger will be launched at affordable price. The confirmation comes from a recent #AskMadhav episode which airs every month on the company’s

SA government to give some matrics TVs

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2021 Mazda BT-50 pickup truck debuts with Isuzu underpinnings

SlashGear / 10min
For the first time in nine years, the 2021 Mazda BT-50 is brandishing an all-new face. It’s also riding on a new Isuzu-based platform motivated by an Isuzu diesel engine. So, is the new Mazda BT-50 still a Mazda? With an expressive fascia lifted from its CX-9 sibling, it’s not hard to discern the BT-50 as a proper Mazda. The … Continue reading

10 Awesome Windows 10 Desktop Tips and Tricks

How-To Geek / 16min
The Windows 10 desktop is more than just a glorified folder—it’s a reflection of your personality. You can decorate it with wallpaper, cover it with your favorite shortcuts, or even play games on it. Here are 10 tips and tricks that will make your desktop experience more useful and fun. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

PS5 exclusive games like Horizon Forbidden West are ‘more important than ever’, says Sony

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Sony believes that its exclusive PS5 games will ensure it stays ahead of Microsoft’s Xbox Series X when the consoles go head-to-head later this year. The PS4 is home to some truly excellent exclusive titles, such as Marvel’s Spider-Man , God of War and Horizon: Zero Dawn – and Sony showed off nine new games from its worldwide studios during its PS5 games reveal event, including Horizon Forbidden

Add Alexa to your car with the latest Echo device

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TL;DR: Purchase the Echo Auto for £49.99 on Amazon and add Alexa to your car. There is a fairly long list of Echo devices available on Amazon , and that list just got even longer with the release of the Echo Auto. This clever device connects to the Alexa app on your phone and plays through your car speakers through the auxiliary input jack or your smartphone's Bluetooth connection. It comes with

Quibi is reportedly looking into smart TV apps for Roku, Fire TV

Engadget / 21min
Quibi is in talks with Roku and Amazon in a bid to reach more audiences, according to Variety . The company, which has been working double time to support screens bigger than a phone’s, is reportedly in talks to build native apps for Roku’s streaming devices and Amazon’s Fire TVs. Its Amazon negotiations “recently picked back up,” the publication says, suggesting that the company talked with the

Lawsuit vs. Western Digital wants to end any use of SMR in NAS drives

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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | eccolo74 ) Law firm Hattis & Lukacs has filed an amendment to its class-action lawsuit against Western Digital for including SMR technology in its WD Red line of NAS drives. The amendment adds five more named plaintiffs from five new states, and it includes significant additional technical detail. If you aren't up-to-date on the SMR saga, this is one article in an

How-To Geek Is Looking for a Remote Full-Time Technology Writer

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How-To Geek, one of the largest and most influential tech sites on the web, is looking for a full-time technology writer that shares our passion for explaining tech. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Great cheap Apple Watch deals are available in the latest Amazon Apple sale

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Looking for a shiny new smartwatch? Maybe just a cheap Apple watch deal? This week we've found some fantastic Apple sales at Amazon US and UK on both the Series 3 and Series 5 that are definitely worth checking out. The Apple Watch Series 3 is going for just $179 (was $199) right now at Amazon US. This is the cheapest we've seen this (non-refurbished) Apple Watch deal go for and it's a great time

Microsoft Azure reveals host of cloud improvements

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Microsoft has revealed it was forced to take swift action in response to phenomenal demand for its Azure cloud services during the early stages of the pandemic. According to a new blog post published by the firm, in order to ensure Microsoft Azure was able to support the efforts of front-line services and the many businesses forced to transition to a remote model, datacenter staff worked “round-t

Basecamp HEY email service launches to some Apple App Store drama

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SlashGear / 48min
Email continues to be the lifeblood of Internet communication, no matter how many times some have tried to kill it or “upgrade” it. Google tried the latter route with the now-defunct Inbox but it was pretty much just a new skin over an old email system. Basecamp, most popular for its Internet-based project management suite, is taking another stab at … Continue reading

Inside the astrology dating app with a feature queer users love

Mashable / 52min
"I think the funniest thing about this app — the best thing about this app besides it being an astrology dating app…" said TikTok user @ladygleep , a 23-year-old named Glorianna, "is that while I was filling out my profile, it asked me if 'I don't want to see or be seen by straight people.'" Glorianna , a filmmaker and photographer based in Connecticut, pointed out the feature on the astrology da

30 essential LGBTQ films to stream this Pride Month

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Mashable is celebrating Pride Month by exploring the modern LGBTQ world, from the people who make up the community to the spaces where they congregate, both online and off. Whether you're demonstrating in the streets or voicing support at home, celebrating LGBTQ communities has never been so essential. But between making face masks, organizing Zoom calls, joining protest groups, and scheduling fo

Facebook is going to let US voters opt out of seeing political ads

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The news: Facebook has announced that people will soon be able to opt out of seeing political adverts on its platform. It will start giving a small group of US users the ability to hide adverts from candidates or political action committees in their Facebook or Instagram feeds before expanding it to all US users and several other countries in the coming weeks. In an op-ed in USA Today , Facebook

Could the Samsung Galaxy S30 have six rear cameras?

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Six cameras on the back of a phone might sound excessive, but already we’re seeing many with four lenses (such as the Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus ) and some with five (such as the Nokia 9 PureView ). So moving up to six wouldn’t be such a big jump, and it appears to be something that Samsung is at least considering, opening up the possibility that we’ll see such a setup on the Samsung Galaxy S30 . Th

Purchase your very own Spot the robot dog

Popular Mechanics / 1h
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The Sonos Move smart speaker goes extra portable with ramped-up battery life

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The Sonos Move just got even better for, well, being on the move. A new model for the best Bluetooth speaker of 2020 is bringing improved battery life, adding an extra hour of charge to ensure those trips to the beach – or just out of reaching distance of a plug socket – are packed with quality sound as long as possible. The new Lunar White version of the Sonos Move gives a white/silver makeover

Hasan Minhaj tells Stephen Colbert about his internet feud with Gen Z

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Stephen Colbert and Hasan Minhaj spoke about plenty of serious topics during Monday's edition of The Late Show — but that didn't mean there wasn't time for a quick Gen Z/millennial feud explainer , too. "Stephen, you know there's a war right now," says Minhaj, after the subject of what to call the current generation comes up. "Gen Z hates my generation, the millennials," he explains. "For the lon

'Fortnite' new season trailer reveals waterskiable sharks and I'm done for the day

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I'm gonna be honest with you. It has clearly been a while since I've played Fortnite . They've got sharks now! And you can ride 'em . Pulled along like you're waterskiing. Wait, what day is it? Whose hands are these? Following multiple delays and an event that saw the battle royale game's island surrounded by an alarmingly colossal wall of water, Epic Games has released the trailer for its third

Formula E returns in August, will run six races in nine days in Berlin

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Enlarge / Formula E has raced in Berlin since 2015. (credit: Formula E ) Formula E is the latest sporting series to announce a return to real-world action. On Wednesday morning, the electric motorsport series revealed it will close out its season with a stretch of six races over nine days, all held in Berlin. There will actually be three separate events; each one a two-day double-header on August

T-Mobile offers an explanation for its twelve-hour outage on Monday

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On Monday T-Mobile’s voice and text messaging services were down all evening , with the outage stretching for over twelve hours. Now, its President of Technology Neville Ray has given some explanations of what happened and what the company says it’s doing to keep it from happening again. I want to be fully transparent about what happened yesterday with our network. We did not meet our own bar for

The I.P.O. Comes Roaring Back in the Pandemic

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Now that the stock market has largely shrugged off the coronavirus, start-ups are scrambling to go public.

The Umbrella Academy season 2 first images reveal its new 1960s setting

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Some spoilers for The Umbrella Academy season 1 follow. The Umbrella Academy season 2 is set to debut on Netflix in July, and now Netflix has released first images from the show, as well as information about the series' new early '60s setting. The finale of season 1 saw the Hargreeves siblings escape apocalypse using the time manipulation powers of Five (Aiden Gallagher), but their destination wa

Nokia 8.3, the first 5G Nokia phone, might be available to buy soon

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While the Nokia 8.3 5G was announced in March, a firm release date wasn't provided, and the phone has begun to fade from memory the more time passes. However it seems the Nokia 8.3 5G release date might actually be coming up pretty soon. This comes from Nokia fan site LoveNokia , which noticed the Nokia 8.3 5G listed on Amazon in Germany, and you can see the store page yourself here , although cu

Smartphone cameras with real optical zoom are a step closer to reality

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Smartphone cameras have been one of the most interesting and quickly evolving aspects in recent years. We saw various kinds of implementations to take care of zooming, which has historically been a weak point for these tiny cameras. While telephoto lenses helped, their optimum performance was seen only at specific ranges and not throughout. A new development by O-Film might change that. The Shenz

Businesses are set to spend big on cloud this year, but not security

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Businesses are prepared to lay out major investment in cloud technology and systems this year, new research has claimed. Cloud spending has soared in 2020 so far due to the increased need for remote working capabilities brought on by the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdowns, but this trend is set to continue even as workers begin to return to the office, according to a survey by Snow Sof

Amazon Echo Auto finally arrives in UK to put Alexa smart assistant in your dumb car

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Amazon Echo Auto is now available in the UK, bringing the retail giant's smart voice assistant into your car. Echo Auto was initially announced back in September 2018 during an extremely busy Amazon launch event and was originally slated to go on sale the same year. However, its launch date in the US was pushed back to 2019 and now, almost two years since the announcement, it's finally landed on

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 release date could be sooner than the Galaxy Fold 2

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We’ve been expecting Samsung to announce the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 on August 5 , but now we have a clearer idea of when you’ll actually be able to buy it too, with August 21 being the most likely date right now. That’s according to Max Weinbach (a leaker with a good track record) who said this was the “rumored date”. That phrasing suggests he’s not certain of it, but he does seem confident that

Lifetime access app deal: Meditating, working out, speed reading, more

Mashable / 1h
TL;DR: Work towards becoming more efficient and productive with The Superhuman Lifetime Subscription Bundle for $79, a 97% savings as of June 17. We all have the same amount of time each day as Beyoncé. But not many of us have the same innate talent, nor the same amount of influence. For us mere plebeians, achieving success sometimes means spreading ourselves thin to the point of burnout. It's no

This kit will fix what you hate about your AirPods, and it's on sale

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TL;DR: Keep your Airpods extra protected with the Earhoox AirPod Survival Kit for $39.99, a 20% savings as of June 17. AirPods, for better or worse, have become the go-to choice for wireless earbuds — and they don't seem to be going anywhere soon. At first, it seemed like the only people who used them were joggers and people (rudely) taking calls on trains. But now, everyone from TikTok stars to

This discounted VPN covers all the bases

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TL;DR: A three-year subscription to Hotspot Shield is on sale for $2.99 per month as of June 17, saving you 77% on list price. There are some rules that you should follow when investing in a product or service. You should always do your research before making a decision and you should try and find something that checks off every box. There is no point in purchasing something that only offers some

This beverage holder will transform the way you hang out on your couch

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TL;DR: Get comfy with your favorite drink and favorite show with the CouchCoaster® for $20, a 20% savings as of June 17. The term couch potato exists for a reason. If you decide that you're going to park your butt on the couch and commit to a lazy Sunday, then you might as well fully dedicate yourself to the cause and not move an inch the whole day. And if you're wondering how you're going to saf

Free up your weekends with a robot lawn mower

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For some, mowing the lawn is a pleasant experience. For others, it absolutely sucks — or, at least, it sucks unless it's between 65 and 75 degrees outside. If you're an enthusiastic member of the latter category, a robot lawn mower may be an investment to consider. Once set up, they'll allow you to step back from lawn maintenance pretty much entirely. Think of robot mowers as Roombas for lawns, j

Get this renewed Dell Optiplex Desktop for a bargain and boost your WFH performance

Mashable / 1h
TL;DR: Get a renewed Dell Optiplex 7010 Desktop Computer for just $378.99, a 33% savings as of June 17. Your laptop and tablet are great and they're sufficient for practically all of your computer needs. Even your phone is able to keep up with most daily tasks. But man, when you're on the computer all day for work, those tiny screens can really start to strain your eyes. Not to mention your back,

China’s gay dating app Blued eyes Nasdaq IPO to expand overseas

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It was around 20 years ago when Baoli Ma hid in his bedroom feeling helpless and lonely for being a gay man in China. Life has changed dramatically for Ma since then. This week, BlueCity, the gay dating and lifestyle platform he created, has filed for an initial public listing in the U.S. “To me, herein lies the power of the internet — it empowers us to elevate ourselves, and to bring warmth to o

Bizarre Apple Glasses patent shows it might just be an iPhone you wear on your face

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The Apple Glasses are an intriguing piece of kit that Apple is being rumored to launch in 2021, and now and then published patents show us different ideas the company is looking at for the smart spectacles. A new patent , filed in June 2019 and recently published (as spotted by PhoneArena ) details ways the Apple Glasses might connect to your iPhone. The original Apple Watch required a paired iPh

Gran Turismo 7 will ‘benefit from almost every PS5 tech enhancement’ – here’s how

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Gran Turismo 7 will take full advantage of the PS5’s exclusive features, Sony has promised. The PS5 is packed with a bunch of unique technology, such as haptic feedback and adaptive triggers on the DualSense controller , a super-fast SSD, and 3D audio . With Gran Turismo 7 being a PS5 exclusive, Sony has said that it will “benefit from almost every single technological enhancement that we have in

Promising COVID-19 drug a major breakthrough

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Swiss researchers develop transparent mask

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How can businesses protect themselves against cybercrime?

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Businesses of all sizes still harbor the belief that simply having a cybersecurity strategy and implementing the right policies is the complete answer to defending against cybercrime. However, the reality is that much more is needed to achieve strong defenses in today’s heightened threat landscape. In fact, according to the recent UK government Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2020, almost half of

Acer unveils an affordable laptop aimed at students and SMBs

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The coronavirus-outbreak has forced us to change our lifestyle drastically and that too in a very short period. Ever since the lockdown business have been looking to go digital to stay afloat, however, the huge initial expense has been a deterrent. Keeping in mind the similar requirements of remote education and remote working, Acer has unveiled a new laptop that aims to cater to the need of budg

'Fortnite' Chapter 2 Season 3 features Aquaman and rideable sharks

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After weeks of delays , the new Fortnite season is finally here and it’s very....wet. Continuing the story from the “Doomsday” event earlier this week , Chapter 2 Season 3 drops you on a partially flooded island and wants you to try new things, like battling computer-controlled marauders, hitching a ride on a shark and exploring new areas that have “adapted to the flooded way of life.” It all sou

Cisco Webex triples capacity and doubles down on security

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Cisco has revealed its video conferencing platform Webex will receive a host of new security facilities designed to better reflect the new business reality, amid an unprecedented surge in demand. At Cisco Live! 2020, the firm announced it would build upon existing security facilities by extending its data loss prevention (DLP) retention, Legal Hold and eDiscovery to Webex Meetings . The service w

Microsoft rolls out fix for Windows 10 printer bug

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Microsoft has rolled out a fix for Windows 10 users affected by a nasty bug preventing them from printing hard copies of their documents. Neowin has discovered that the tech giant has released a few separate updates fixing the issue for several versions of the OS — unfortunately, that means Microsoft has yet to release a patch for some Windows 10 builds. A fix is now available for versions 1903 a

Improving security: it’s a question of trust

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Millions of people throughout the country are now working remotely . To some, this new way of working comes as a welcome relief; no more commuting, no more distractions and a noticeably improved work-life balance. For others, however, this overnight shift to remote working has caused issues. It has also led to challenges for businesses. Many companies, across sectors, have not implemented flexibl

Twitter to aid victims of domestic violence in India - this is how

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With reports of domestic violence being on the rise in India during the lockdown period, Twitter proactively has launched a dedicated search prompt to serve information and updates from authoritative sources around domestic violence. Twitter has partnered with the Ministry of Women and Child Development ( @MinistryWCD ) and National Commission for Women ( @NCWIndia ) in India to expand its effort

Samsung Galaxy A21s with 48MP quad-camera launched in India

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Samsung Galaxy A21s is the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in India. Launched today, the Galaxy A21s the device was originally announced in the European market a month ago. It is the successor to the Galaxy A20. Samsung Galaxy A21s features an all-screen look with a punch-hole camera on the top left corner. On the back, you get quad cameras along with a fingerprint scanner. It is the cheape

Tecno Spark Power 2 with massive 6,000mAh battery unveiled in India

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Hong Kong-based Tecno Mobile has unveiled the Spark Power 2 in India today. The handset replaces the Spark Power that debuted back in November last year. The key highlights of the handset include a quad-camera, a massive fast-charging battery, and stereo speakers at the price of Rs 9,999. The handset will be on sale on Flipkart. The Tecno Spark Power 2 comes with a massive 7.0-inch Dot Notch disp

Logitech will put carbon impact labels on all of its product boxes

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Many technology companies say they're committed to reducing their impact on the environment -- but Logitech wants to show you exactly how. Today, it's announcing plans to put carbon impact ratings on its product boxes, starting with its gaming devices later this year. They'll show up as a "C" (for carbon) shaped arrow along with a cost figure, a rating determined by the company's Life Cycle Analy

Amber Ruffin serenades herself with a mustache in 'Quarantine Love' infomercial sketch

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Coronavirus social distancing has made many of our previous activities much more difficult — including getting some sweet, sweet lovin' Late Night with Seth Meyers illustrated this on Tuesday with a very '80s infomercial sketch promoting the fake album Quarantine Love , "written yesterday by two very old R&B singers who had to shelter in place apart." Played by Amber Ruffin and Mustache Amber Ruf

Samsung Galaxy M41 apparently cancelled over display issues

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The upcoming Samsung Galaxy M41 would’ve been Samsung’s first device to use a third-party OLED panel. However, it seems like we will have a wait for a little longer for a partnership of this nature, as its launch may no longer take place this month… or ever. Samsung Display is one of the world’s biggest and best display manufacturers, and supplies panels to many smartphone makers, including Samsu

Samsung planning to set up OLED display manufacturing unit in India

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Samsung Electronics is in advanced stages of setting up a smartphone display manufacturing plant in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh, according to India’s lead investment promotion body, Invest India. As per the letter seen by Reuters, the facility should be fully functional in 2021 and Samsung hopes to create 1,300 jobs with the new initiative. An MoU was already signed with the governmen

Europe pushes ahead with 'dune buggy' Mars rover

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Airbus-UK wins a contract to advance the design of a robot for the Red Planet with four big wheels.

JBL forays into the Indian gaming market with its Quantum headphones

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JBL, the popular audio accessories maker has announced its new range of gaming headsets in India called ‘Quantum’. This is also the company’s first range of gaming-centric headphones for the market. The company has unveiled seven new headphones under the JBL Quantum series running from wired to wireless headphones. The headphones selections include options for a casual listener to a professional

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 Earphones launched in India

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German audio giant Sennheiser has launched the Momentum TW 2 earphones in India as the successor to the Momentum TW earphones launched last year. The new model, priced at Rs. 24,990 is definitely on the expensive side compared to earpods launched around the sub-Rs.10000 category in recent times. The new Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 earphones is a direct competitor to the Apple Airpods Pro,

Big move: OnePlus, Samsung to make smart TVs in India

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Leading consumer brands Samsung and OnePlus have decided to locally manufacture most of their televisions in India. Their decision is reportedly impelled by the zero import duty on open cell TV panel, a vital component in TV manufacture. This development comes alongside the news that television sales in India, especially big-screened smart televisions, have got a new buoyancy. According to a news

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 leaks show two sizes, ECG sensor and a look at the design

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Following on from the recent news that the Samsung Galaxy Watch 2 might actually be called the Galaxy Watch 3 , we've now received new details on what we can expect from the upcoming wearable, thanks to a report from SamMobile . It's believed the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 will be unveiled in two display sizes, with a 1.2-inch display on the 41mm version (45 x 46.2 x 11.1mm) joining a slightly larger

African payment startup Chipper Cash raises $13.8M Series A

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African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has closed a $13.8 million Series A funding round led by Deciens Capital and plans to hire 30 new staff globally. The raise caps an event filled run for the San Francisco based payments company, founded two years ago by Ugandan Ham Serunjogi and Ghanaian Maijid Moujaled. The two came to America for academics, met in Iowa while studying at Grinnell

Realme X3 series to launch on June 25 in India - here's what we know

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The Realme X3 series will come to India on June 25, and will serve as the company’s new affordable flagships for the season. Till now, only the Realme X3 SuperZoom has been unveiled, and it was limited to the European region. It will officially launch in India later this month, along with a regular X3 and possibly, even the Realme Buds Q true wireless earbuds. They will act as the successors of t

6 of the best mice for working from home

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We've said it before and we'll probably say it again: equipment makes all the difference when it comes to working from home. Attempting to work efficiently from home is almost impossible without the right equipment, but surround yourself with impressive devices and you'll be fine. Consider investing in printers , monitors , and keyboards , because this sort of thing really does make a difference.

Save 97% on a lifetime subscription to this music production class

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TL;DR: The Ableton Music Production Mastery bundle is on sale for £22.93 as of June 17, saving you 97% on list price. Maybe you've heard of Grimes? The pop-electronic musician from Vancouver has made a name for herself as a fiercely independent artist. She recorded and engineered her last two albums herself, rather than having a male producer do it. Grimes makes and masters her music with the hel

Outreach nabs $50M at a $1.33B valuation for software that helps with sales engagement

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CRM software has become a critical piece of IT when it comes to getting business done, and today a startup focusing on one specific aspect of that stack — sales automation — is announcing a growth round of funding underscoring its own momentum. Outreach , which has built a popular suite of tools used by salespeople to help identify and reach out to prospects and improve their relationships en rou

Want to code? This online course bundle is a good place to start.

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TL;DR: The Python Power Coder BONUS bundle is on sale for £26.89 as of June 17, saving you 97% on list price. If you thought data science was just a trend that would come and go, then you are sorely mistaken. Data influences nearly every aspect of your life, from playlists recommendations on Spotify, to Alexa's answers, to the skincare products you use on a daily basis. And those who can make sen

DoorDash faces lawsuit from San Francisco DA over worker classification

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San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin has filed a lawsuit against DoorDash for, in his own words , “illegally misclassifying employees as independent contractors.” California authorities have been putting pressure on companies like DoorDash, Uber and Lyft to classify their workers as employees — with rights to minimum wage and overtime, sick leave and mandated breaks — ever since Assembly

Fairphone 2 is getting a major update five years after launch

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Smartphones, expensive and powerful as they are, seem to be designed not to last long, at least as far as manufacturer support goes. There have been many that call out such arbitrary practices but only a small few actually take action to provide an alternative. The Fairphone 2 is one such alternative, designed and built to be ethical, repairable, and … Continue reading

This is the cheapest large battery smartphone right now

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Meet the S88 Pro , just launched by prolific rugged smartphone vendor Doogee. At $199.99 (£163.08/AU$292.37) from AliExpress, it's the cheapest big battery mobile on the market, with a capacity of 10Ah (10,000mAh). But there’s more to it than just just a humongous battery capacity. The S88 Pro is the first of its kind to come with Android 10, it's powered by a Mediatek Helio P70 CPU with 6GB of m

Dropbox Passwords, Vault, Backup try to make working from home easier

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SlashGear / 7h
The global situation has proven that some of the work your bosses insisted couldn’t be done at home can, when circumstances force it, actually be done at home. That doesn’t mean, however, that your home, especially your home computer and network, are ideal places to do some professional activity, especially those that require some data security and privacy. As a … Continue reading

India's eCommerce growth drivers - why big cities are not in focus

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India's eCommerce business was the hardest hit due to the lockdowns caused by the Covid-19 pandemic during April and May. However, a new study predicts that in the next five years the country will add more than 200 million new online shoppers. And, players like Jio Platforms are all set to take on existing players Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart for a share in this lucrative market. What's uniq

T-Mobile explains widespread phone service outage

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SlashGear / 8h
When some basic services suddenly go down without warning or immediate explanation during times of uncertainty, it’s no surprise that some will immediately panic or stir up conspiracy theories. When people across the US found themselves unable to make phone calls or send text messages, they were naturally unamused. Fortunately, the reason for that almost nationwide service outage was a … Continue

NBA restart plan includes using Oura rings to catch COVID-19 symptoms

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While the NBA continues to move toward restarting its season with players and other personnel isolated at Walt Disney World in Orlando, details of how it hopes to manage the people on site are leaking out. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic , the specifics were laid out in an informational memo dubbed “Life inside the Bubble,” that described testing plans, quarantine protocols and more.

Now You Can Opt Out of Seeing Political Ads on Facebook

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The change lets Facebook play both sides of the debate about political advertising on social media.

Affordable 5G phones will arrive this year with support for 198MP camera images

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Many of the 5G phones currently available are top-end devices with lofty price tags, but before the year is out there will be some much more affordable options on the market. This change is down, partly, to the introduction of the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 chipset - which includes the firm's X51 5G modem - and should find itself in handsets ranging from $300-$500 (around £240-£400 / AU$430-AU$7

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 690 chipset brings 5G to cheaper phones

Qualcomm Snapdragon
100+Engadget / 8h
As far as 5G smartphone chipsets go, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865 might be the best known, but there's one issue: It's as expensive as it is powerful. The company's new Snapdragon 690 chipset is a little different — instead of powering new flashy new flagships, it's going into much more reasonably priced phones . Smartphones that use the high-performance Snapdragon 865, like the OnePlus 8 and Galaxy

Snapdragon 690 aims to make 5G phones cheaper: Here’s who’s onboard

Qualcomm Snapdragon
SlashGear / 8h
Qualcomm’s relentless plan to put 5G in as many smartphones as possible continues today, with the Snapdragon 690 5G making its debut and promising more affordable options with support for high-speed wireless. The first of the 6-series to offer 5G, the new Snapdragon is expected to show up in phones from LG, Motorola, TCL, and Nokia, among others. Clearly, this … Continue reading

T-Mobile, Which Said Sprint Merger Would Create Jobs, Already Laying Off Sprint Employees

500+Gizmodo / 9h
T-Mobile insisted that its dreaded $26.5 billion merger with rival Sprint was all about job creation, saying the two companies would have 11,000 more employees by 2024 than they were expected to as separate entities. But now that the deal’s closed, hundreds of former Sprint employees working under the merged brand … Read more...

Windows 10 20H2 release will be a small update like 19H2

Microsoft Windows 10
SlashGear / 9h
It seems that Microsoft will be adopting a “tick-tock” release cycle when it comes to major Windows 10 updates. Although two don’t exactly make a pattern yet, it could very well be the start of one. Considering how Microsoft has taken a lot of flak for botching its Windows releases, it definitely needs some time out every year to make … Continue reading

Google will default to phone notifications for two-factor sign-ins

100+Engadget / 9h
Many will tell you that two-factor authentication is more secure without using phone numbers , and Google is putting that wisdom into practice. The internet giant will make phone verification prompts the default for two-step sign-ins for “all eligible users” starting on July 7th unless they’re already using security keys . So long as you’re signed into Google on your phone, you’ll get a notificat

Chrome OS will soon run Windows app through Parallels

SlashGear / 9h
It may not be Google’s OS but Chrome OS is truly shaping up to be the one OS to rule them all. It can already run software from Android and Linux in addition to its own native web-based Chrome apps and soon it will add what may be the most important set of apps for users. Full Windows applications are … Continue reading

Max Brooks' Bigfoot Tale Devolution Is Headed for the Big Screen

100+Gizmodo / 10h
Author Max Brooks has a new book out called Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre , and it arrives with some exciting news: much like Brooks’ previous best-seller, zombie-apocalypse story World War Z , Devolution will be getting the feature-film treatment. Read more...

Galaxy Watch 3 specs sound almost too familiar

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3
SlashGear / 10h
Samsung is expected to unveil its next-gen wearables in a few weeks, ahead of the expected August 5 debut of the Galaxy Note 20. Although we’ve heard nothing revolutionary about the company’s next smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch 3 is still sparking some curiosity due to its return to an older rotating bezel design. But while it externally shares that trait … Continue reading

Humble's racial justice bundle offers $1,200 in games and books for $30

91Engadget / 10h’s recent mega-bundle won’t be your only option to buy games in return for contributing to the quests to solve racial inequity and inequality. Humble has launched a Fight for Racial Justice bundle that provides $1,200 in games, books and comics for a pledge of $30 or more. You’ll have until June 23rd to get it, but all proceeds will go directly to justice groups like the Bail Project, the

3000 Easy American Express Membership Rewards Points

View from the Wing / 10h
Rakuten, formerly known as Ebates, is giving 3000 American Express Membership Rewards points to new members who make $25 in online purchases within 90 days. Rakuten is a shopping portal that gives you points for your online purchases, so that $25 – that you’d have spent anyway – earns you points, too. Continue reading ...

Audi sets up Silicon Valley office to develop automated driving systems for US market

200+TechCrunch / 10h
Audi has opened an office in Silicon Valley that aims to adapt and develop advanced driver assistance systems for the U.S. market. The Audi Automated Driving Development (A2D2) R&D office will be located in San Jose and initially staffed with about 60 employees. The company said A2D2 will have the “flexibility to quickly develop new software and to collaborate with nearby startups for production-

Public toilets named COVID-19 risk as study finds virus ‘clouds’

25SlashGear / 11h
It’s important to close the toilet lid before flushing for sanitation reasons, but doing so isn’t possible in many public facilities located in the United States and many other countries. These public toilets not only often lack a lid, but also flush with a greater velocity than most home toilets, paving the way for potential ‘clouds’ of particles containing viruses … Continue reading

Thinking About Going Keto? Here Are Eight Low-Carb Snacks You Can Still Enjoy

36Lifehacker / 11h
Yeah, that’s right—I’m one of those people on keto, the low-carb, high-fat diet some of you have lost your minds over. Don’t worry, I won’t sing the keto gospel, with my bullet-proof coffee in hand (that’s seriously disgusting, y’all, STOP IT) ... keto is just what works best for my myriad of food allergies and… Read more...

Dell EMC PowerScale wants to conquer all your unstructured data

72TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
Dell has announced a new family of storage systems called Dell EMC PowerScale which have been engineered with new storage software and server hardware to help organizations capture and capitalize on unstructured data. President and general manager of storage at Dell Technologies, Dan Inbar explained how the company's new family of storage systems can help organizations leverage unstructured data

The Google Stadia Premiere Kit is getting cheaper, but it's losing its best perk

Google Stadia Premiere 3
40TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
Google announced today that it’s dropping the price of its Google Stadia Premiere Edition starter kit that comes with a Chromecast Ultra and Google Stadia Controller from $129/£119 to just under $100/£90. The bad news, though, is that the Stadia Premiere Starter Kit will no longer come with a three-month free trial of Stadia Pro... which was actually a nice perk for paying for the proper hardware

Looking forward to a drink mid-air? You’ll have to wait a little longer.

The Points Guy / 11h
If the idea of flying this year has stressed you out, your nerves might benefit from a cocktail or two. But if you haven’t traveled since the coronavirus pandemic reached the U.S., don’t bank on getting a drink on board your next flight: Chances are, your airline may no longer offer alcoholic drink service. Stay informed on current travel news with TPG’s daily newsletter A number of U.S. airlines

How Elon Musk aims to revolutionise battery technology

1KBBC News - Technology / 11h
Could the least exciting bit of Elon Musk's empire end up being the most transformative?

Coronavirus: What’s it like to start a new job when working remotely?

1KBBC News - Technology / 11h
With many people working from home due to the coronavirus outbreak, what’s it like to start a new job on a remote team?

Apple Threatens to Move Basecamp's New Email App to Trash

EU Apple App Store
300+Wired / 11h
Scrutiny of Apple’s App Store policies heats up as the company heads into its annual software conference.

SpaceX plans seaborne spaceports for Mars missions and hypersonic flights

SpaceX Mars Earth Martian
500+Engadget / 11h
Don’t think SpaceX is toning down its spaceflight ambitions in light of the pandemic — if anything, the company is ramping things up. Elon Musk has confirmed a SpaceXFleet scoop (via TechCrunch ) that SpaceX is hiring staff to help build “floating, superheavy-class spaceports” for Mars and Moon missions, not to mention hypersonic flights for Earth. The private spaceflight outfit had teased the po

Revolut expands bank account aggregation to Ireland

200+TechCrunch / 11h
Fintech startup Revolut has expanded its open banking feature to Ireland. The feature first launched in the U.K. back in February . Once again, the startup is partnering with TrueLayer to let you add third-party bank accounts to your Revolut account. The feature launch also marks the launch of TrueLayer in Ireland. For now, Revolut users can only link their Revolut account with AIB, Permanent TSB

Range Rover Fifty gives iconic luxury SUV a 50th surprise

SlashGear / 11h
The Range Rover is turning 50, and the automaker plans to celebrate the milestone SUV with a special, limited edition, the Range Rover Fifty. A nod to the very first Range Rover models in 1970 – including some striking heritage color options – only 1,970 of the luxury SUVs will be produced for sale worldwide, the automaker says. Back in … Continue reading

Apple is reopening a bunch of stores in the US and Canada… again

US Apple This Week
54Ars Technica / 11h
Enlarge / Customers and staff in an Apple Store mid-pandemic. (credit: Apple ) Apple is reopening 70 more stores in the United States and Canada, after an ongoing back-and-forth that saw the company closing stores due to the COVID-19 pandemic, then starting to reopen them, then closing them again because of the widespread protests and rioting that occurred after the death of George Floyd. It's be

Dropbox launches password manager and super-secure file vault

Dropbox Password Vault
46TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12h
Dropbox has unveiled a number of new features designed to help users get more organized at home and at work including a password manager and a super-secure vault for their files. After acquiring the password management company Valt last year, Dropbox has now integrated its technology into a new product called Dropbox Passwords . The service allows users to seamlessly log in to websites and apps b

Huawei's P40 Pro is the world’s #1 phone for photography – and it's AU$200 off for EOFY

US Huawei 10.1 Samsung
63TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12h
With its award-winning P-series devices, Huawei has been responsible for pushing mobile photography to new technological heights and its all-new P40 Pro is another massive game-changer, earning accolades from reviewers and a stunning DxOMark score of 128 – the highest ever awarded by the independent camera ranking website. Of course, there's more to Huawei's new flagship than just photographic pr

Triumph releases e-bicycle but no word on e-motorcycle debut

100+TechCrunch / 12h
U.K. motorcycle manufacturer Triumph released an e-bicycle today, the Trekker GT — with 90 miles of riding range, a 250 watt motor and a 504 watt hour battery. With a five-hour charge time, the bike weighs 52 pounds (24 kilograms) and can produce up to 60 Nm (or 29 ft-lbs) of torque. Triumph’s Trekker GT will be available for $3,750 at Triumph dealerships in the U.S. and abroad. The question is h

Facebook drops, YouTube rises as a source of U.S. news

100+Mashable / 12h
YouTube’s in, Facebook’s out. Google’s video streaming platform is catching up to Facebook as the most popular social media platform for news in the U.S., a new report finds . According to a 2020 digital news report the Reuters Institute published on Tuesday, the number of Americans who use Facebook for news decreased by 4 percent from last year. YouTube, on the other hand, saw a 4 percent increa

Fortnite’s latest event was great, but many upset fans couldn’t join

SlashGear / 12h
On Monday, Epic Games finally conducted its ‘The Device’ event in hit battle royale game Fortnite, ushering in the climax of its Season 2 storyline ahead of the anticipated Season 3 premiere. Many players attended this event, which took place in an unlimited eliminations Team Rumble match. The company had warned weeks ahead of time that space was limited, but … Continue reading

Airlines Have Been Banning Booze on Flights as a Covid-19 Precautionary Measure

65Gizmodo / 12h
A basic measure to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus is to maintain a distance of at least six feet between yourself and another person. But this becomes tricky in the tight quarters of a commercial aircraft, particularly for flight crew who may be required to make their way through aisles to service… Read more...

RIP, Bose AR, We Hardly Knew Ye

Bose Etsy App AR Art
60Gizmodo / 12h
Bose seemed like a company that had a slightly different, incredibly interesting vision for augmented reality. It was different from other tech companies’ approaches—Bose put AR in its Bose Frames sunglasses, but it wasn’t like the AR glasses or headsets that are already on the market. In lieu of holographic images… Read more...

The suddenly remote semester

73MIT Technology Review / 12h
At the start of the spring semester, the Institute asked members of the MIT community who’d just been in China to self-quarantine for 14 days to prevent the possible spread of covid-19 on cam- pus. When 200 or so students returned to class from quarantine in mid-February symptom-free, Ian Waitz, vice chancellor for undergraduate and graduate education, thought: “Things are good. We are fine.” His

The rise of 'Animal Crossing': Game changer or just another quarantine quirk?

61Mashable / 12h
Ah, Animal Crossing and COVID-19: the peanut butter and jelly of our dystopian times. If ever there was a combination to bring gaming into mainstream acceptance, this is it — a captivating, charming game of make-believe against a backdrop of viral terror. Life as we know it came to a halt this spring as the coronavirus disrupted and claimed lives around the globe. A few weeks into this living hel

3 more major cruise lines cancel sailings into October

200+The Points Guy / 12h
Add Norwegian Cruise Line to the list of big cruise operators canceling sailings into the fall. The Miami-based line and its two sister brands, Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Oceania Cruises, on Tuesday canceled nearly all voyages through early October. Until now, the three lines only had canceled sailings through the end of July. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for

Homeopaths sell injections containing strychnine, lead, mercury. Seriously

1KArs Technica / 12h
(credit: Global Panorama / Flickr ) The US Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced a crackdown on four homeopathic companies selling injectable products said to contain highly toxic substances, including lead, mercury, deadly nightshade, and strychnine. These products—some meant to be injected directly into the bloodstream—are illegal and pose “serious risks to patient health,” the FDA

SpaceX is building an offshore rocket launch facility

SpaceX Mars Earth Martian
1KMashable / 12h
SpaceX plans to launch rockets from a new facility several miles offshore. A SpaceX job posting went up asking for an engineer to help "design and build an operational offshore rocket launch facility." On Twitter, CEO Elon Musk said SpaceX was building "superheavy-class spaceports" to launch craft to Mars and the moon, and for "hypersonic travel around Earth." SpaceX is building floating, superhe

T-Mobile reportedly plans to lay off hundreds of former Sprint employees

T-Mobile Mobile Sprint
500+Engadget / 12h
Two months after completing its $26 billion merger with Sprint , T-Mobile plans to lay off a portion of the workers that came to it through the acquisition. According to TechCrunch , T-Mobile vice-president James Kirby told approximately 400 former Sprint employees on a call on Monday that they would need to find new work after August 13th. It's unclear the total number of former Sprint employees

Travel Is Going To Be Really Inexpensive, And Then More Expensive For Awhile

47View from the Wing / 12h
There's likely to be greater variance in what happens to fares than we're used to, because airlines build their schedules guessing what demand patterns are going to look like and those may be more volatile than we're used to - airline revenue management tools are more likely to "guess wrong" than in the past because they're dealing with new situations they haven't encountered before. Hotels are a

Contact tracing without Big Brother

48MIT Technology Review / 12h
Contact tracing—notifying people who might have been exposed to disease—will be key to controlling the covid-19 pandemic until a vaccine is available, but the tactic raises obvious privacy concerns. Now a team led by MIT researchers and including experts from many institutions is developing a system called Private Automatic Contact Tracing (PACT) that augments the efforts of public health officia

Where the coronavirus strikes

52MIT Technology Review / 12h
The symptoms of covid-19 often affect the respiratory and digestive systems, so it makes sense to suppose that the virus may target cells in those parts of the body. Now researchers at MIT, Harvard, and elsewhere have identified specific types of cells in the lungs, nasal passages, and intestines that are particularly susceptible. The research, led by chemistry professor and IMES researcher Alex

The 1918 flu at MIT

48MIT Technology Review / 12h
The 1918 influenza epidemic, which killed an estimated 50 million people worldwide, hit the US in three devastating waves. But its arrival at MIT ranks as little more than a footnote in the Institute’s archives, overshadowed by the urgency of training soldiers for the Great War. As the start of the 1918–19 academic year approached, it was anything but business as usual at the Institute. The US ha

8.13 and 8.14: Physics Junior Lab

48MIT Technology Review / 12h
In 8.13 and 8.14, the 18-credit-hour classes known as Physics Junior Lab, students are introduced to experimental physics by replicating classic early-20th-century discoveries in such things as special relativity, quantum mechanics, and nuclear physics. The labs involve a lot of finessing of equipment, connecting of cables, and twiddling of knobs—not the sort of thing you can easily put online. B

East Campus heads north

48MIT Technology Review / 12h
When my friends and I heard that we were all being kicked out of East Campus for the rest of the semester, only one thing still seemed certain in a world falling apart: we were staying together, no matter what. It seemed like a pretty simple decision. East Campus was home to all of us in the deepest, truest sense; we renovate our own rooms, paint our own walls, cook our own meals, and build our o

Inside MIT’s low-cost ventilator project

21MIT Technology Review / 12h
When professor of mechanical engineering Alex Slocum Sr. ’82, SM ’83, PhD ’85, and his son, Alexander Slocum Jr. ’08, SM ’10, PhD ’13, started hearing the reports out of Italy in early March, they knew a crisis was heading our way. So many Italians hospitalized with covid-19 were having trouble breathing on their own that medical staff were forced to ration their ventilators, the potentially life

3.024: Electronic, Optical, and Magnetic Properties of Materials

Zoom Year
20MIT Technology Review / 12h
Polina Anikeeva, associate professor of materials science and engineering, normally takes what she calls an old-school approach to teaching 3.024 (Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Properties of Materials): lectures at the blackboard, lots of discussion, office hours. But a few years ago, after the department decided to create online versions of all its core courses, she’d worked with the Office o

MIT and covid-19

20MIT Technology Review / 12h
More coverage at In virtual town hall, MIT leadership updates community on Covid-19 responses Critical research continues, students and staff are receiving support, and contingency planning proceeds for eventual phased reopening. Virtual hackathon unites international community to tackle Covid-19 University students and professionals connect online to find practical solutions to prob

Julia (Rosolovsky) Greer ’97

20MIT Technology Review / 12h
is a scientist and a classical pianist. Her nanotechnology research breaks new ground, and her music lifts people up. Fittingly, Fast Company named her one of its “Most Creative People” in 2014; CNN named her a “2020 Visionary” in 2016. Greer is the Ruben F. and Donna Mettler Professor of Materials Science, Mechanics, and Medical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology and director

2.007: Design and Manufacturing I

MIT Technology Review / 12h
As Purell stations were being installed across campus in early March, 2.007 lab instructors were checking in with their students about what they hoped to get out of the robotics-centered Design and Manufacturing I class if they couldn’t continue meeting on campus. What they heard over and over was that not getting to build their robots would be a huge disappointment. “A lot of students had come t

Drone-deployed sterile mosquitoes could check spread of insect-borne illnesses

200+TechCrunch / 12h
Drone deployment of sterile mosquitoes could accelerate efforts to control their populations and reduce insect-borne disease, according to a proof of concept experiment by a multi-institutional research team. The improved technique could save thousands of lives. Mosquitoes are a public health hazard around the world, spreading infections like malaria to millions and causing countless deaths and h

HTC’s first 5G smartphone is packing a big 5,000mAh battery

HTC U20 20 Two RAM
97Ars Technica / 12h
The HTC U20 5G. [credit: HTC ] HTC still exists! The company has somehow scraped together enough cash and resources to release two new smartphones. The HTC U20 5G and HTC Desire 20 Pro were announced today, with the U20 5G being the company's first 5G smartphone. The U20 5G is the most interesting device, a Snapdragon 765G phone that runs NT$18,990 (~$640). If you can't tell from the currency, th

The Perfect Gaming PC Case For Rainbow Six Siege Fans

400+Gizmodo / 12h
Today NZXT, maker of gaming PCs and gaming PC parts, revealed the latest in its CRFT line of custom limited edition hardware. Limited to 500 pieces worldwide, CRFT 06 H510 Siege is a very special version of the company’s H510 case designed especially for fans of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege . They sent me one to… Read more...

2021 BMW M5 is everything we hoped for

SlashGear / 12h
At last, the 2021 BMW M5 is here to liven up the party. The new M5 is based on the refreshed design of the seventh-gen 5-Series sedan and will inherit the xDrive all-wheel drivetrain of the outgoing M5. BMW is also debuting the M5 Competition model to send shivers down the spine of Alpina’s newest B5 sedan. When talking about … Continue reading

First NVMe 8TB SSD drive gets priced - and it's not as bad as we expected

100TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12h
The Sabrent 8TB Rocket Q SSD has finally been given a price tag, and it's cheaper than we expected. The drive is now available from Newegg at $1,499.99 (roughly £1,200/AU$2,200). This might sound expensive, but it's not actually that bad for what is th