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Thursday, July 16, 2020

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American, JetBlue jolt industry with plans for Northeast alliance

American JetBlue New York
500+The Points Guy / 3h
This is a developing story. Check back for updates. American and JetBlue are forming an “alliance” in the Northeast that promises to shake up competition in two of the East Coast’s biggest travel markets. The carriers say they will introduce a codeshare partnership that would include routes from New York and Boston and as-of-yet unspecified “loyalty benefits” for members of the airlines’ frequent

Best gaming phone 2020: the top 8 mobile game performers

4KTechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
These are the top gaming phones running Android and iOS that will empower you to play your best.

Coronavirus: Russian spies target Covid-19 vaccine research

17KBBC News - Technology / 3h
The UK, US and Canada say state-backed hackers tried to steal coronavirus vaccine research.

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Could Have Been Way Darker

Gizmodo / 9min
Though Netflix’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is about a bunch of plucky children teaming up to go on a magical adventure to save their world, the story it told was very much one about the emotional and physical devastation that war can bring to a peaceful society. And it seems if series creator Noelle Steven… Read more...

Startup launches innovative new product that pays Amazon marketplace sellers daily

52TechCrunch / 11min
Third-party sellers are the dominant driver of sales on Amazon’s marketplace, accounting for 58% of its total and growing. We know that the pandemic, ironically, has been good for Amazon, which has reported net sales in Q1, up by 26% year-over-year, given that much of the world has reverted to ordering online. However, the payment terms offered are far from convenient. Amazon pays sellers approxi

sovietpostcards: ‘Books are the source of knowledge. Citizens,...

Music, Arts & Literature / 13min
sovietpostcards : ‘Books are the source of knowledge. Citizens, keep libraries safe.’ ‘Citizens, protect masterpieces.’ Posters by Nikolai Kupreyanov (Russia, 1919)

EU antitrust lawmakers kick off IoT deep dive to follow the data flows

48TechCrunch / 14min
The potential for the Internet of Things to lead to distortion in market competition is troubling European Union lawmakers who have today kicked off a sectoral inquiry. They’re aiming to gather data from hundreds of companies operating in the smart home and connected device space — via some 400 questionnaires, sent to companies big and small across Europe, Asia and the US — using the intel gleane

This Norton security software for PC gamers is 61% off, but only for one day

32Mashable / 15min
TL;DR: Amazon is having a sale on one-year subscriptions to Norton 360 for Gamers for its July 16 Deal of the Day — normally $89.99, you can score a code for just $34.99 (a $55 savings) until midnight. It's a fact of virtual life: No video game community is totally free of toxic players — not even that of Animal Crossing: New Horizons (hence the existence of the r/ACScammers subreddit) . So, betw

Game developers say they're working longer hours due to the pandemic

20Engadget / 18min
Ahead of the all-digital “GDC Summer,” the Game Developers Conference polled nearly 2,500 game developers to get a sense of COVID-19’s impact on the industry. In a report published today, GDC shared its findings. Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, less than 10 percent of developers polled said they were laid off or furloughed. While one-third saw business decline, another third saw bus

Twitter says its new API will improve third-party apps

Twitter API Elon Musk
Engadget / 18min
Twitter users who prefer third-party clients like Tweetbot or Twitterrific could soon see some significant improvements. Twitter is introducing the next iteration of its API, a long-awaited change the company says will make it easier for developers of all stripes to access Twitter’s features. With the change, Twitter might finally be putting to rest years of questions about the future of third-pa

How to improve VPN performance and safety

CyberGhost VPN Five
TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 20min
VPNs are more important than ever in the age of remote working.

Google’s latest R&D project is Shoploop, a mobile video shopping platform

64TechCrunch / 21min
Google’s latest experiment is a video shopping platform designed to introduce consumers to new products in under 90 seconds. The company today is launching Shoploop , a project from Google’s internal R&D division, Area 120, where it tests out new ideas with a public user base. Shoploop’s founder, Lax Poojary, had previously worked on online trip planner, Touring Bird, also at Area 120. Last year,

Game developer poll suggests longer hours and less productivity as the industry adapts to remote work

56TechCrunch / 22min
Ahead of the upcoming online-only version of its big annual conference , GDC commissioned a survey of 2,500 game developers to determine how the industry is coping with the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. While gaming sales are up as many turn to the medium to cope with stay-at-home orders, the virus appears to be impacting devs in similar (if somewhat blunted) fashion to innumerable oth

Twitter introduces a new, fully rebuilt developer API, launching next week

Twitter API Elon Musk
47TechCrunch / 21min
Twitter is still recovering from the fallout of yesterday’s sizable attack on high-profile accounts , but it’s continuing to move forward with its plans to roll out a new version of its developer API. Today, the company is announcing its new Twitter API v2, rebuilt from the ground up. The new foundation, which has been rebuilt for the first time since 2012, includes features that were missing fro

NASA and ESA share the closest images ever taken of the Sun

NASA ESA Closest Sun
44Engadget / 23min
Today, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) shared the closest pictures ever taken of the Sun. These are the first images taken by the agencies’ Solar Orbiter , which launched in February. The pictures demonstrate the spacecraft’s potential, and they reveal solar features never observed in such detail. The Solar Orbiter completed its first close solar pass in mid-June and traveled within 48 m

Alaska Airlines’ Surprising Florida Expansion

40One Mile at a Time / 24min
Alaska Airlines has today announced 10 new routes, five of which are to Florida, and come as quite a surprise to me. Alaska Airlines adding new LAX routes Alaska Airlines has revealed seven new routes out of LAX, which complements a recent announcement from the company about five new routes out of LAX. This means that in total Alaska is adding a dozen new routes out of LAX in 2020. With this late

Should You Buy a New Mac Right Now or Wait for ARM?

Mac ARM Apple Intel
Lifehacker / 24min
Apple recently announced plans to pivot its Macs from Intel hardware to ARM-based chips that the company will be developing itself. However, the shift to ARM won’t happen all at once, meaning both Intel and ARM-based Mac models will be available at the same time. If you’re thinking about a new PC, should you buy and… Read more...

Samsung predicts 1Tbps 6G could be available by 2028

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 34min
5G may not be everywhere yet but Samsung is already hard at work on technologies for 6G networks.

YouTube TV’s ‘value’ is why people ditched cable in the first place

SlashGear / 41min
Remember several years ago, when streaming services like Netflix were really hitting their stride and internet TV services were starting to ramp up, how optimistic we all were about the internet being a force for change with the cable industry? “Surely once they see people flocking to these internet providers and canceling their cable subscriptions, the industry will change for … Continue reading

Closest-ever images of the Sun released – and they expose a new mystery

Solar Orbiter Closest Sun
SlashGear / 41min
NASA and the ESA have released the closest pictures ever taken of the Sun, jaw-dropping new photos captured by the Solar Orbiter as it came within 48 million miles of our closest star. A collaboration between the US and European space agencies, the spacecraft is designed to bring back information from deeper in the heart of the solar system than … Continue reading

iPhone 11 price cut: save $350 on the iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max at Verizon

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 41min
Verizon's iPhone deal includes a $350 price cut on the iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max when you order online.

With 600+ more founder recommendations, the second revision of The TechCrunch List is coming next week

72TechCrunch / 46min
Let’s just say it’s been busy times over here (Twitter being completely unusable has helped productivity though!) On Tuesday , we launched the first draft of The TechCrunch List , a verified, curated list of investors who have demonstrated a commitment to first checks and leading rounds from seed through growth, organized by market vertical. We constructed that list off of the recommendations of

Vivo X50 Pro’s micro gimbal camera outperforms the S20 Ultra at night

40Engadget / 48min
Ever since Vivo started preaching the virtues of its micro gimbal camera on its APEX 2020 concept phone, I had been keen to try it out myself. In a nutshell, this is OIS (optical image stabilization) on steroids, with the X- and Y-axis tilt angles being three times that of traditional OIS, which should in turn produce stabler videos and sharper photos. Today, Vivo is finally offering this unique

Why the U.S. heat wave will be so long and persistent

24Mashable / 49min
A persistent heat wave is creeping across the U.S. The heat started in the South and Southwest — baking Phoenix in at least 110-degree Fahrenheit temperatures for 11 straight days — and will migrate into the Midwest, East Coast, and parts of the South this weekend and beyond, triggering warnings of "Excess Heat" from the National Weather Service. The heat index, or what it feels like, will reach

E.U. Court Strikes Down 'Privacy Shield' Data Transfer Pact

500+NYT > Technology / 50min
The ruling is the latest twist in a campaign by privacy-rights activists in Europe to prevent personal information from being transferred to countries with looser protections.

xCloud Game Streaming Will Be Included With Xbox Game Pass in September

How-To Geek / 51min
Begun, the game streaming wars have. Microsoft has announced that xCloud, its cloud-based game streaming service now in beta, will be included with its Xbox Game Pass subscription starting in September. That’s a huge boon for a value-packed service that’s already popular among console gamers. It was announced on the official Xbox blog. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Revel lands permit to bring hundreds of electric mopeds to San Francisco

80TechCrunch / 51min
Shared electric moped startup Revel received a permit that will allow it to operate in San Francisco, beginning in August. The startup will start with a fleet of 432 mopeds featuring a new paint scheme and a more powerful engine to help riders get up and over the city’s infamously steep hills. For now, the service area will cover certain neighborhoods of San Francisco, including Cow Hollow, Dogpa

Russian River Runs Orange After a Catastrophic Mine Spill

Gizmodo / 57min
Russian Instagram blogger Sergey Zamkadniy usually posts images of beautiful sunsets or riverine adventures. His latest work, however, shows a disaster unfolding in real-time. An abandoned mine in Russia’s Ural Mountains has tainted streams orange. Read more...

'Schitt's Creek' star Dan Levy embarks on a painful 'Hot Ones' journey

52Mashable / 58min
Actor Dan Levy has embarked on a journey that I'm sure every Schitt's Creek fan would pay money to see David Rose try. He guest starred on First We Feast's Hot Ones. Following Tom Segura , Brie Larson , and Eric Andre , Levy became the latest celeb to join the show's remote Season 12 lineup, and his encounter with the Wings of Death did not disappoint. Levy did his best to keep his inferno of a b

How to Magnify a Part of a Photo on iPhone and iPad

How-To Geek / 58min
There are times when you need to highlight or zoom into a part of an image to view finer details. Here’s how you can use a tool built into the iPhone and iPad to magnify a part of a photo. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

How to Create and Use Self-Signed SSL in Apache

How-To Geek / 58min
Signing your own SSL certificates is usually done as an easy alternative to certificate authorities for internal communications or non-user facing sites that need still encryption. Here’s how to set one up with Apache. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Instagram's New 'Shop' Page Lets You Buy Products Without Leaving the App

How-To Geek / 58min
Your favorite social media app doubles as a digital marketplace. Instagram is launching a dedicated Shop page that lets you buy clothes, trinkets, and trendy items without leaving the app. The Shop page tailors products to your interests and saves your credit or debit info through Facebook Pay to encourage quick, effortless purchases. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Bill Gates and Elon Musk Didn't Get Hacked---Twitter Did

How-To Geek / 58min
Last night was a long one for Twitter. Bill Gates, Elon Musk, President Barack Obama, Apple, Uber, and more started tweeting offers to double people’s money if they sent bitcoin to a specific wallet. None of that was true, of course, it was a scam. And now Twitter is admitting its internal tools made the giant hack possible. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Are the Galaxy S20 phones the flagships that fans deserve?

31Engadget / 1h
Back in February, Samsung released the new crown jewels of its Galaxy line of phones: the S20, the S20+ and the S20 Ultra. The two smaller models (the S20 and S20+) impressed reviews editor Cherlynn Low with their long battery life, improved camera and 5G support. The S20 Ultra has a bigger screen, more camera features and higher-end specs, making it the most powerful but also the most expensive.

Nextdoor launches Sell for Good for easy donations to local nonprofits

100+TechCrunch / 1h
Nextdoor is launching a new feature called Sell for Good , allowing uses to sell items on the neighborhood-focused social network and donate the proceeds to local nonprofits. CEO Sarah Friar said that since the pandemic started, conversations about donations have increased 7x on Nextdoor . “Communities are hurting,” Friar said. “People are looking to go donate, but things like Goodwill and so on

Students: Get free Sony headphones when you buy a Chromebook

28Mashable / 1h
TL;DR: As of July 16, students can score a free pair of wireless Sony headphones with the purchase of any Chromebook from Best Buy. We know the upcoming school year may not pan out exactly as planned, but we have something that might make you feel a bit better. If you've been holding out on treating yourself to a new laptop, now's the time. Best Buy is offering students a free pair of wireless So

OnePlus Buds better than AirPods with one key feature

OnePlus Buds tOB AirPods
SlashGear / 1h
The first truly wireless earbuds from OnePlus were leaked just before official reveal earlier this month – now we’re seeing how they’re going to sell. The company’s still not truly revealed the earbuds called OnePlus Buds in their entirety, but we’re getting more information on their key features, day by day, info bit by bit. Today’s key bit of detail … Continue reading

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Project xCloud join forces later this year

Microsoft Xbox xCloud
SlashGear / 1h
We’ve been waiting a long time for more details on Microsoft’s Project xCloud, and today, we got them. It seems that Microsoft is gearing up to launch Project xCloud later this year, and when it does, it won’t be offered as a standalone paid service. Instead, Microsoft revealed today that Project xCloud will be offered as part of Xbox Game … Continue reading

Here’s how American and JetBlue should team up to reward frequent flyers

The Points Guy / 1h
In case you missed it, American Airlines and JetBlue are joining forces to create a strategic partnership. In the midst of the global pandemic, once-competitors are turning into allies. The partnership includes a newly-formed codeshare between the carriers , paving the way for new domestic and international routes from the Northeast. As part of the new pact, frequent flyers are going to be reward

Solo Is Proof That We're Star Wars Spoiled

100+Gizmodo / 1h
Looking at the past five years of Star Wars films, one sticks out like a gold droid on a forest moon: Solo: A Star Wars Story . Not only did the film gross the least of the bunch (by over $300 million), it was the only one released over the summer , centered on an original trilogy character who was recast, and it was … Read more...

NASA’s inspector general report roasts Lockheed Martin for Orion fees

74Ars Technica / 1h
Enlarge / A mock-up of the Orion Crew Module is seen on Monday, March 30, 2009 during a news conference on the National Mall in Washington. (credit: NASA) NASA's Inspector General on Thursday released a detailed report that investigates the time and money that the space agency has spent to develop its Orion spacecraft. This is the vehicle NASA hopes to use to fly its astronauts to and from lunar

KitchenAid's Black Friday in July sale is on — save on mixers, blenders, and more

20Mashable / 1h
TL;DR: KitchenAid is holding its Black Friday in July sale — through July 22, you can save up to $100 on stand mixers , 20% on select blenders and food processors , and more. Bike and camping gear sales have seen noticeable spikes since the weather warmed up enough for socially-distant outdoor activities. But halfway through July, it's not totally extra to start brainstorming new indoor hobbies.

American Airlines adds Athens, Tel Aviv routes from New York under new JetBlue pact

63The Points Guy / 1h
American Airlines plans to beef up its long-haul options from New York next year under a new partnership with JetBlue Airways. The Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier will add service between New York John F. Kennedy (JFK) and both Athens (ATH) and Tel Aviv (TLV) next summer, American said on Thursday. The airline also reaffirmed plans to resume seasonal service between JFK and Rio de Janeiro (GIG) i

As VCs favor B2B startups, B2C upstarts’ venture activity falls

100+TechCrunch / 1h
The Q2 2020 venture capital market did not bring a catastrophic slowdown to either the global private investment scene or the U.S.’s own VC scene . But inside the rosier-than-anticipated private capital results of the second quarter, there were pockets of weakness, and strength, that we should understand as we look to the rest of 2020 and the continuance of the pandemic-driven economy. The Exchan

The Bahamas Testing Requirement For Americans Is Covid Security Theater

View from the Wing / 1h
The Bahamas is trumpeting their re-opening plan to welcome tourists. Americans can visit with a negative Covid-19 PCR test and filling out a health screening. The Covid-19 test just has to be within 10 days of travel. That's convenient given how backed up testing is in the U.S. But it's also useless - in fact a positive test that's 10 days old might be better! Continue reading ...

This Chinese CPU challenger is taking on Intel and AMD with Arm's help

20TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 1h
A CPU maker from China has introduced a new quad-core 64-bit ARMv8 processor for desktops and notebooks. Should AMD and Intel worry?

Sony A7S III launch is confirmed – here's what to expect from the Canon EOS R5 rival

37TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 1h
The Sony A7S III has just been given a confirmed launch event – here's what to expect from the video-focused camera.

Puppet announces $40 million debt round from BlackRock

Puppet $40M BlackRock
48TechCrunch / 1h
Puppet , the Portland, Oregon-based infrastructure automation company, announced a $40 million debt round today from BlackRock Investments. CEO Yvonne Wassenaar says the company sees this debt round as part of a longer term relationship with BlackRock . “What’s interesting, and I think part of the reason why we decided to go with BlackRock, is that typically when you look at how they invest this

Instagram launches its redesigned Shop, now powered by Facebook Pay

Instagram Shop US Facebook
300+TechCrunch / 1h
Earlier this month, Instagram href=""> began testing new navigation in its app that gave its shopping destination a more prominent position. Today, the company is moving forward with its plans to promote Instagram as a place to shop with the launch of its new Instagram Shop, a place to shop from ins

Fetch Robotics introduces a heavy-duty autonomous UV disinfecting robot

100+TechCrunch / 1h
Fetch is no doubt best known for its warehouse fulfillment robotics, which have found success competing directly with the likes of Amazon. But as with any good autonomous robotics platform, the Bay Area company offers up a modular system that can be adapted to address different concerns as they arise. Like many countless other companies, Fetch recognized a need for its technology amid the last se

New lo-fi, text-based social app Lex, for queer women, raises $1.5 million

100+TechCrunch / 1h
Lex , a new social app for women, trans, genderqueer, and non-binary people offering the ability to post personal ads, has today announced the close of a $1.5 million seed funding round. Investors in the round include Corigin Ventures, X-Factor Ventures, and Tusk Ventures, with angels Michelle Kennedy (Peanut), Andy Dunn (Bonobos) Amanda Bradford (The League), Rei Wang (The Grand), Bumble Fund, E

Qumulo scores $125M Series E on $1.2B valuation as storage biz accelerates

Seattle Qumulo $125M
100+TechCrunch / 1h
Qumulo , a Seattle storage startup helping companies store vast amounts of data, announced a $125 million Series E investment today on a $1.2 billion valuation. BlackRock led the round with help from Highland Capital Partners, Madrona Venture Group, Kleiner Perkins and new investor Amity Ventures. The company reports it has now raised $351 million. CEO Bill Richter says the valuation is more than

Telehealth got a huge boost from COVID-19. Now what?

32Engadget / 1h
During the height of the coronavirus pandemic, venturing outside in New York felt like preparing for battle. Germs were invisible bullets from which we tried to shield ourselves using masks and distancing. Staying home was of course the safest course of action, but for some, going out to see a doctor was crucial to their wellbeing. “Cancer doesn’t stop for COVID,” said Dr. Mara Weinstein, assista

NSA says Russian hackers are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research

100+Engadget / 1h
Russian hackers are trying to steal research on COVID-19 vaccines, according to intelligence services in the US, UK and Canada, The National Security Agency (NSA) said a group that has been linked to Russian intelligence has targeted health care organizations in the three countries. The group — which is known as APT29, Cozy Bear or The Dukes — is using malware and spear-phishing attacks, accordin

Vodafone calls for 5G auction to be scrapped

84BBC News - Technology / 1h
It cites the need to strip out Huawei equipment coupled with economic uncertainty as reasons

Wyndham Rewards’ Stackable Summer Promos

53One Mile at a Time / 1h
While Wyndham is the largest hotel franchising company in the world in terms of number of properties (the company has 9,300 hotels in 90 countries), I don’t talk all that much about its loyalty program, Wyndham Rewards. Wyndham Rewards announced one promotion back in mid-June, and now another promotion has been rolled out. These promos can be stacked, so that you can earn up to 9,500 Wyndham Rewa

I'm Too Old to Learn a New Career, and Too Young to Retire

39Gizmodo / 1h
Are you a frontline worker dealing with new stresses or irresponsible management? Is working (or not working) from home starting to take a psychological toll? How are you coping with reopening? Submit a story using this Google form or send me an email with the subject line “My Covid Story” and provide as … Read more...

Vantablack? Meh. Meet the Ultra-Black Vantafish

100+Wired / 1h
Scientists have found that some fishes absorb up to 99.956 percent of the light that hits them. The weird deep-sea menagerie just got a whole lot weirder.

Reduce Computer Screen Glare by Working in a Box

28Lifehacker / 1h
Inevitably, at some point in the afternoon a few days every week, my son pops into my office to ask if I’ll come work outside in the backyard while he plays in the inflatable pool. Does he ask me to do this on cloudy days? No; cloudy days are not good pool days, you see. So I end up out there, in the sun, with spotty… Read more...

Covering up your MacBook Pro camera could damage it

Popular Mechanics / 1h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Facebook brings screen sharing to Messenger on Android and iOS

Facebook Messenger
100+Engadget / 1h
The next time you’re video chatting with a friend on your Facebook Messenger mobile app, you’ll be able to quickly share your screen. Today, Facebook added screen sharing to Messenger video calls on its iOS and Android mobile apps. You no longer need to use the web or desktop apps. When you share a screen during a Messenger video call, you’ll be able to do things like scroll through your camera r

Who stands to gain from Kubernetes within a business?

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 1h
Understanding Kubernetes can be difficult, but understanding its business benefits doesn't have to be.

Activ Surgical raises $15 million to advance autonomous and collaborative robotic surgery

Activ Surgical AV $15M
100TechCrunch / 1h
Boston-based startup Activ Surgical has raised a $15 million round of venture funding led by ARTIS ventures, and including LRVHealth, DNS Capital, GreatPoint Ventures, Tao Capital Partners and Rising Tide VC. The round will help Activ continue to develop and expand availability of its software platform, which it launched to market in May. Activ Surgical’s ActivEdge platform uses data collected fr

Grab an indoor plant on sale from

20Mashable / 1h
TL;DR: As of July 16, is offering up to 20% off its summer sale collection . Since the pandemic began and social distancing practices have kept me in my apartment more than usual, I've started to turn my bedroom into a jungle of houseplants . The greenery is bringing new life to the otherwise depressing situation of spending so much time indoors. Whether you jumped on the plants bandwa

Scientists Build Tiny Camera For Beetles to Carry Around

300+Futurism / 1h
Beetlecam To get a first-hand look at the daily life of insects, scientists built a tiny camera they can mount on a beetle using a lilliputian backpack. The Beetlecam (our name, not theirs) comes from the computer science department of the University of Washington, who were tasked with designing a camera light enough to not interrupt a bug’s daily routine but powerful enough to stream live footag

Russian hackers have been accused of targeting covid-19 vaccine researchers

100+MIT Technology Review / 1h
The news: Russian hackers targeted UK, US, and Canadian researchers developing coronavirus vaccines, according to a report from the United Kingdom, American, and Canadian intelligence services. The hackers : The Russian intelligence hacking group known as Cozy Bear or APT29 has been blamed. You might know Cozy from its many previous high-profile cyber-espionage ventures, most notably hacking the

Fitness lovers, the FitBit Versa Lite is $60 off at Best Buy

28Mashable / 1h
TL;DR: One of the more minimalistic versions of the FitBit, the FitBit Versa Lite , is currently on sale at Best Buy for $60 off of the usual price — just $99.95. A lot of gyms are still closed (and for good reason), but if fitness is a big part of your daily routine, you can't just simply give that up . It's possible to work out while not in a gym though — you could go for a run, do some yoga in

This $25,000 Gadget Can Steal Almost Any Car That Starts With a Fob

100+Futurism / 1h
Game Boy Car It’s stylized like a Nintendo Game Boy, but you won’t be able to play “Super Mario Land” on it. Instead, the $25,000 device is designed to emulate the signal from a whole host of car makers’ key fobs. In other words, The Drive reports , it’s a skeleton car key — a devious gadget that lets you steal almost any modern car. The SOS Key Tool is being sold by SOS Autokeys, a Bulgarian com

The Best Insurance for Your Summer Road Trip

28Lifehacker / 1h
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic stretches on, many Americans have changed their travel plans. Suddenly this summer, driving has become a popular option—85% of U.S. travelers say they are likely to take a road trip, according to a recent Expedia poll . While opting for the car means you may not need insurance for… Read more...

Almost 20 years on, Ivanisevic’s Wimbledon story is just as inspirational

Mashable / 1h
Every sport has stories of underdogs who have risen to victory, but Ivanisevic’s Wimbledon triumph in 2001 has to be one of the most inspirational. Due to the prestigious tournament being cancelled this year, the AELTC have broken from tradition and made a wealth of Wimbledon content available online to celebrate its storied history and to give back to fans. Coined as The Greatest Championships,

'No Man's Sky' update adds derelict freighters filled with horror

100+Engadget / 2h
Hello Games still isn’t done with No Man’s Sky . Today, the developer has announced and released Desolation , a free update that adds scary freighters to explore. The innards of each ship will be procedurally generated, ensuring that no expedition is quite the same. They’ll be filled with ship logs and personal possessions which explain what happened to the crew on board. In the end, you should a

How to Make Text Bigger or Smaller in Google Chrome

24How-To Geek / 2h
If you’re having trouble comfortably reading text that is either too small or too big on a website in Google Chrome, there’s a quick way to change text size without diving into Settings. Here’s how. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

OnePlus Wireless Buds Will Last Ten Hours on Ten Minutes of Charge

OnePlus Buds tOB AirPods
How-To Geek / 2h
OnePlus has been vociferous in its support of rapid-charging technology for years, and it looks like that approach will extend to its accessories as well. OnePlus manager Jay Liu told TechRadar that the upcoming wireless OnePlus Buds will be able to use its Warp Charge tech to go from zero charge to ten hours of battery life in ten minutes. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Electron Can Bring Your Web App to the Desktop. Here’s How to Get Started

How-To Geek / 2h
Electron is a framework that packages your web application with a copy of Chrome, allowing it to run on a user’s desktop alongside native applications. It’s easy to install, and only requires you to drop in your index.html and other dependencies. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Researchers create a tiny wireless camera that can fit on an insect’s back

Tiny Camera Backpack
SlashGear / 2h
Researchers from the University of Washington have developed a tiny wireless camera that is steerable and is small enough to fit on the back of an insect. The camera can stream video to a smartphone at between one and five frames per second and sits on a mechanical arm that can pivot 60 degrees. The pivoting design of the camera … Continue reading

Apple's iOS 13.6 update is here with Car Key (if you have a new BMW, that is)

Today 13.6 Apple News
37Mashable / 2h
Apple has released iOS 13.6 and watchOS 6.2.8 to the public. Besides the typical stability and performance improvements, these releases bring a hotly anticipated feature that turns your iPhone or Watch into a digital key for your car. The feature allows users to unlock their car and start it by pressing either the iPhone or Apple Watch near a specific location on the car, such as the door handle.

The Espresso Display is a fantastic portable display for your Mac or PC

100+TechCrunch / 2h
Australian-based hardware startup Espresso Displays has taken a category with a lot of relatively unremarkable, but functional entrants, and added features, design and quality improvements to set itself apart from the crowd. The Espresso Display offers a portable form factor for easy packing, magnetic mounting, single cable operation via USB-C with a compatible modern Mac, built-in speakers and 2

Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe Herd is coming to Disrupt 2020

84TechCrunch / 2h
The ongoing pandemic has drastically shaped how we maintain existing relationships but it’s also transformed how we get those relationships started, pushing more first encounters online and adding social distance into the dating process. It’s been uncharted waters for the dating app market to weather, as well. For Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe Herd , the massive shift comes months after big change

OpenAI’s fiction-spewing AI is learning to generate images

87MIT Technology Review / 2h
In February of last year, the San Francisco–based research lab OpenAI announced that its AI system could now write convincing passages of English. Feed the beginning of a sentence or paragraph into GPT-2, as it was called, and it could continue the thought for as long as an essay with almost human-like coherence. Now, the lab is exploring what would happen if the same algorithm were instead fed p

Lenovo's new budget AMD gaming laptops start at $660

87Engadget / 2h
Lenovo recently went a little wild by cramming a 64-core Ryzen Threadripper PRO into an unassuming workstation , but we assume one of those won't be landing on your desk any time soon. (If one does, let us know how it runs!) For AMD fans hankering for more affordable powerhouses, though, Lenovo's spate of new Legion gaming PCs may fit the bill. Perhaps the most notable of Lenovo's new US-bound re

GTRacing’s chairs top the Amazon Best Seller page with comfort for gaming and extra features

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GTRacing makes some of the best-selling gaming chairs thanks to its blend of comfort, extra features, and a solid value.

A New Gadget Stops Voice Assistants From Snooping on You

500+Wired / 2h
Meet LeakyPick, the low-cost audio spy detector for your Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and other network-connected devices.

It won't be easy to hide the Bitcoin stolen through Twitter

Twitter B. Gates Bitcoin
99Engadget / 2h
“I am giving back to the community,” began a tweet sent out by a number of high-profile Twitter users including Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and former Vice President Joe Biden. A hacker, or hackers, gained access to a significant number of the platform’s highest-profile users . And with that access, they executed a fairly basic double-your-money scam: Whatever you paid these suddenly-genero

See What You've Been BitTorrenting With This Site

40Lifehacker / 2h
Whether you and your roommates are completely new to BitTorrent, or you’ve downloaded enough Linux distributions, public-domain movies, and concert recordings to make your ISP very interested in your monthly data cap, there’s a great tool you should use to check how public your BitTorrent activity actually is. Read more...

Stock Up With 24 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer for $34

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Bellapierre Hand Sanitizer (12 or 24 Pack) | $24-$34 | Meh Read more...

Letting Your Insurer Ride Shotgun, for a Discounted Rate

100+NYT > Technology / 2h
Most big car insurers offer apps that monitor your driving, and one start-up requires it. The trade-off in privacy is a premium that could be substantially cheaper for safe drivers.

Twitter desktop update makes it easier to check your DMs

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SlashGear / 2h
If you find yourself using the desktop version of Twitter often, then you’re about to get a useful new feature. Twitter today announced the roll out of a home screen shortcut of sorts that will put your direct messages front and center. Gone are the days of switching between your timeline and messages tab, at least on the desktop iteration … Continue reading

The BlazePod Has Nothing to Do With Weed, Sadly, but It Does Make Working Out Fun

Gizmodo / 2h
Just to get this out of the way: Yes, it is bizarre that a device called BlazePod has nothing to do with vaping weed. What else could it possibly be? Officially, BlazePod is a modular fitness gadget that supposedly helps you train your agility, strength, balance, and focus. Unofficially, it is a gadget that, no matter… Read more...

These are the three types of cards I keep in my wallet

The Points Guy / 2h
Diversity is incredibly important in your credit card strategy for a lot of reasons. You need cards with different bonus categories, perks that don’t overlap, and ideally cards that earn different types of points so you’ll have more flexibility when you’re ready to redeem. It’s also important to think about the role different cards play in helping you build your credit score. If all you ever do i

Stock Up With 24 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer for $34

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Bellapierre Hand Sanitizer (12 or 24 Pack) | $24-$34 | Meh Read more...

The painstaking, hyper-granular process behind Amazon’s artful Undone

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Shot by Justin Wolfson, edited by Jeremy Smolik. Click here for transcript . Let us be the 47th outlet to say it : Nothing else on TV or streaming looks like Undone. Amazon Prime's animated time-bending sci-fi series centers on a woman named Alma (played by Rosa Salazar, of Alita fame) who suffers an accident that changes her relationship to the world. And as Alma deals with that in-progress 180,

LG Tone Free earbuds review: A germ-killing AirPods clone for the COVID era

40Mashable / 2h
LG Tone Free HBS-FN6 Wireless Earbuds $149.99 View Product The Good Sleek and comfortable • Feature-packed mobile app • Germ-killing UV light in charging case The Bad Passable sound quality • Weak bass output • Unnecessary ambient noise mode The Bottom Line LG's Tone Free earbuds are worth your consideration if you don't want to pay for Apple's AirPods. But the novelty of a germ-killing charging

American Airlines And JetBlue Launching Northeast Partnership

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This new American Airlines-JetBlue partnership paints a path forward for American Airlines to grow and compete in New York, one of the key elements that has been missing from its strategy, including from its co-brand credit card strategy. It has the potential to make American Airlines more relevant to cardmembers in the financially-important New York market, just as the Alaska Airlines partnershi

Leica M10-R adds 40-megapixel color sensor

Leica M10-R 40MP 40
SlashGear / 2h
Leica has unveiled its latest camera, with the Leica M10-R digital rangefinder packing a new full-frame 40-megapixel sensor. In this case the “R” stands for “resolution,” with a significantly higher pixel count than the regular M10 which clocks in at 24-megapixels. Usually, Leica acknowledges, that increase would come with a sacrifice in low-light performance and thus more noise. For the … Contin

Amazon Prime now includes 'free' live TV in Germany

46Engadget / 2h
Amazon Prime customers in Germany now have access to live TV at no additional cost, Broadband TV News reports. Amazon has launched a linear TV package with 38 channels from public broadcasters, including 28 HD channels. Customers in Germany simply have to complete a free activation. The channels are then available via the Amazon Prime Video app. Amazon has gotten into live events, streaming NFL f

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will include xCloud streaming in September

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200+Engadget / 2h
We’ve known for some time that Microsoft wants to add Project xCloud, its video game streaming technology , to Xbox Game Pass, a subscription service that offers a huge library for one monthly fee. Today, the company has revealed exactly when that will happen: September. In a blog post, Xbox chief Phil Spencer explained that xCloud will be available “at no additional cost” for Game Pass Ultimate

Project xCloud has a release date – and it'll be free with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

xCloud Xbox Game Pass
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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will include Microsoft's cloud gaming service, Project xCloud, at no additional cost.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate gets free xCloud game streaming in September

xCloud Xbox Game Pass
64Ars Technica / 2h
Remember the old Xbox "Jump In" ad campaign? Apparently it's back. [credit: Microsoft ] Last November, Microsoft announced that its Project xCloud game-streaming service (which is currently in open beta ) would eventually be integrated with its Xbox Game Pass subscription service in some form. This morning, Microsoft added a bit more clarity to that integration, announcing in a blog post that xCl

Sony's Long-in-Limbo Uncharted Movie Might Have Actually Started Happening

33Gizmodo / 2h
Elsewhere in the world of video game adaptations, the Just Cause movie has tapped John Wick ’s writer for its script. M. Night Shyamalan offers an update on Servant ’s future. Plus, the Agents of SHIELD are caught in a time loop , and oh no, the Muppets have discovered video conferencing. To me, my spoilers! Read more...

How to Create a Widget Stack on Your iPhone Home Screen

How-To Geek / 2h
iOS 14 brought new types of widgets to the iPhone Home screen, including something called “Smart Stack.” This feature allows you to cycle through the widgets chosen by the system, but that’s not all—you can also create and customize your own widget stack. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Lenovo Goes All-In on AMD Ryzen With the Latest Legion Laptops and Desktops

20How-To Geek / 2h
If you’ve searched for a computer lately, you might have noticed a lot more packing AMD processors than you remember. The company’s Ryzen line of CPUs has been making great strides in the marketplace. Lenovo is taking advantage of that for its latest gaming machines, pairing them with NVIDIA GPUs. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How to Assign a Static IP Address to Your Google Cloud Platform Instances

How-To Geek / 2h
If you’re hosting web services on a cloud server, such as GCP’s Compute Engine, you probably want to use a static public IP address, as the default dynamic one is subject to change whenever the server is restarted. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

GeForce NOW Adds the PC Version of 'Death Stranding' and More Epic Games

How-To Geek / 2h
NVIDIA’s weekly update of its streaming game service GeForce NOW continues uninterrupted. This Thursday’s list isn’t a huge addition to the streaming library, but it does have a high-profile port: Death Stranding. This former PS4 exclusive was highly anticipated by fans of the Metal Gear Solid series, as it’s legendary game producer Hideo Kojima’s first game since leaving Konami. Read This Articl

It's Time to Rethink How You Use Twitter

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96Lifehacker / 2h
A gigantic breach of Twitter’s security yesterday caused various high-profile accounts—from Bill Gates, to Barack Obama, to even the ever-silent Apple—to tweet out scams and sucker people into sending money to an anonymous BitCoin wallet. There’s nothing you could have done to prevent one of the biggest social media… Read more...

This dangerous quick-charge vulnerability could burn your phone

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Tencent Security finds many fast-charging devices had safety issues which could damage smartphones or laptops.

Madden 21 release date, trailers, cover star, news and rumors

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Here's everything we know so far about Madden NFL 21.

Uber acquires Routematch as it drives deeper into public transit in hunt for SaaS revenue

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Uber said Thursday it has acquired Routematch , an Atlanta-based company that provides software to transit agencies as the ride-hailing company looks to offer more SaaS-related services to cities. Uber did not share terms of the deal. However, it doesn’t appear to be a minor “acquihire,” in which a company is purchased to land a few talented employees. Instead, Uber is making a strategic acquisit

Openpath’s security system for physical access gets a $36 million boost

PropTech Openpath $36M
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Openpath , the developer of software-based security systems for office access, has raised $36 million in new financing as businesses try to find ways to make employees feel more comfortable about coming back to work. The round was led by Greycroft, which had been following the company’s progress for years, and included participation from strategic investors like Okta Ventures, the venture capital

Working from home demands on Service Desk and IT cybersecurity

CyberGhost VPN Five
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Overnight, all over the world, users are staying at home – and working from home. This requires new devices and new software licenses – but what about support?

'Almost certain' Russians sought to interfere in 2019 UK election - Raab

3KBBC News - Technology / 3h
The government publishes a report on a leaked document used by Labour at the 2019 election.

'The Michelle Obama Podcast' debuts July 29th on Spotify

200+Engadget / 3h
Last month, Spotify announced that it had signed the Obama’s Higher Ground production company to an exclusive streaming deal, and today we’re seeing the first fruit of that. Michelle Obama revealed on Twitter that her inaugural podcast, simply entitled The Michelle Obama Podcast , will debut July 29th on Spotify. I’m thrilled to announce a new project: The #MichelleObamaPodcast with @Spotify ! It

Instagram's redesigned shopping hub goes live in the US

52Engadget / 3h
You might have noticed that Instagram has an area called ‘Shop.’ It’s accessible from a tiny button in the Explore tab and is little more than a grid packed with posts that contain buyable goods. Functional, yes, but hardly imaginative. Thankfully, Facebook is rolling out a major revamp called Instagram Shop that looks, well, exactly how a modern e-commerce platform should in 2020. It was announc

Leica's 41-megapixel M10-R rangefinder is made for landscape photography

Leica M10-R 40MP 40
86Engadget / 3h
While Leica builds premium mirrorless cameras like the recent full-frame SL2 , it’s best known for its iconic manual-focus rangefinders . Now the German manufacturer has released its highest-resolution model yet, the $8,295 full-frame, 40.9-megapixel M10-R. Unlike past models, it has more potential for landscape or city photography requiring maximum detail. Ahead of its release, I got a chance to

Grammarly's advanced features are coming to Google Docs

73Engadget / 3h
Since 2018 , you've been able to use Grammarly in conjunction with Google Docs to correct spelling, grammar and punctuation errors. But as Grammarly has introduced more advanced features to its online editor, they haven't made their way to Docs. That's about to change. Grammarly The company is introducing a new sidebar users can access while writing something in Google's word processor. As with t

The Leica M10-R is like an M10 Monochrom that actually takes 40MP color photos

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Leica has announced the M-10R, a full-frame rangefinder that's like the M10 Monochrom – only it takes 40MP color photos.

Andrew Yang Wants You to Get Paid for Your Data. It Doesn't Add Up

92Wired / 3h
He says social media companies should pay you for the data you produce. But loopholes abound, it's too expensive, and other plans like it have failed.

6 ways airport lounges are improving — and one way they definitely aren’t

The Points Guy / 3h
To promote safety and well-being, airlines are making numerous changes to the travel experience. Planes are getting cleaned more regularly , seats are being blocked and boarding procedures are being modified to avoid crowding. But there’s one element of the ground experience that’s going to look quite different, and that’s airport lounges . We spoke with Sodexo, one of the world’s largest operato

Say Hello to 8 of My Favorite Cups, Glasses and Mugs

64Lifehacker / 3h
Pouring liquid into my mouth is a task that must be performed daily, no matter what. (I don’t like it, but I’ve accepted it.) I consume a wide variety of liquids on any given day, and—while all cup do same trick —certain cups are best suited to certain liquids and I, of course, have some favorites. Let’s take a look. Read more...

Mercedes-Benz G-Class off-roader gets new equipment and more personalization options

Mercedes AMG Black Series
SlashGear / 3h
One of the most iconic vehicles that Mercedes-Benz makes is the G-Class, which has been in production for more than four decades. The automaker has announced that starting in September, the G-Class standard equipment roster becomes even more extensive. New personalization options will also be offered for the vehicle through the G manufaktur program. Among the new options are new … Continue readin

How to Make a Poster Using Microsoft PowerPoint

20How-To Geek / 3h
Microsoft PowerPoint isn’t just for presentations—it also provides all of the creative tools you need to design a beautiful poster. Just set the dimensions, design the poster, and print it out. Here’s how to make a poster using PowerPoint. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

WOW: American & JetBlue Launch Strategic Partnership

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500+One Mile at a Time / 3h
American Airlines and JetBlue Airways have just announced a partnership , which seemingly came out of left field. Basics of the new American & JetBlue partnership American Airlines and JetBlue Airways have today announced a strategic partnership to create more connectivity for travelers in the Northeast. This is also intended to accelerate both airlines’ recovery as the travel industry adapts to

Xbox One X discontinued ahead of Xbox Series X release, reports claim

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Reports claim that Microsoft has discontinued the Xbox One X in preparation for the Xbox Series X launch later this year.

Waldo is a ‘no code’ automated mobile testing service that anyone can use

300+TechCrunch / 3h
Meet Waldo , a new product that wants to make mobile testing both faster and easier. The New York-based startup lets you record tests in your browser by interacting with your app like you’d normally do. Every time you compile a new build, Waldo runs the same tests you previously recorded on multiple software and hardware models to tell you if everything works fine. If you’re an app developer, you

Apple Watch 6 saattaa olla entistä parempi kumppani joogailijoille

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Applen uusi patentti vihjailisi yhtiön kehittävän entistä tarkempaa seurantaa joogaan.

Xiaomi announces Mi TV stick and Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 Basic

Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 5
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Among the slew of products launched by Xiaomi, Mi TV Stick and Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 Basic are the most interesting ones

Calling all ethical VPN hackers: ExpressVPN launches new-look bug bounty program

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ExpressVPN wants to attract a wider range of white-hat hackers to its bug bounty program.

These are the closest images of the sun ever taken

NASA ESA Closest Sun
200+MIT Technology Review / 3h
It’s been a banner year for solar observations so far. The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope in Hawaii presented some of the best images ever taken of the sun , showing us a caramel-like surface where individual cells of plasma ooze up and down hypnotically. Not to be outdone, the ESA-led Solar Orbiter mission has just released its own first images of the sun. Though perhaps not as surprising as D

This Livestream of Beluga Whales Is the Only Thing I Want to Watch in Quarantine

40Gizmodo / 3h
You’d think that since I’m barely leaving the house these days, I’d be watching a ton of new shows, but as it were, it’s hard to watch TV during a pandemic. Against a backdrop of mass death , pretty much everything feels too light or too heavy. Except, apparently, this new beluga whale live cam . Read more...

Nubia to join the Snapdragon 865 Plus gaming smartphone clan

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The upcoming gaming-centric Red Magic 5S is now confirmed to be powered by the new Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset.

Microsoft quickly fixes a nasty bug which killed Outlook app

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A serious glitch hit a lot of Microsoft 365 users, rendering the Outlook email app unusable.

Europe's top court kills Privacy Shield that allowed US data sharing

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The EU just threw a wrench into transatlantic e-commerce by blocking a key agreement between Europe and the US. Europe’s top court announced that it has effectively invalidated the Privacy Shield that just went into force, saying it won’t adequately protect EU citizens from mass US surveillance. “The limitations on the protection of personal data arising from the domestic law of the United States

How to Delete Your Peacock Account

How-To Geek / 3h
Canceling your Peacock TV subscription is as simple as changing from a premium plan to NBC’s free option. But if you want to delete your account entirely, you’re going to have to fill out a form. Here’s everything you need to know. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Microbiologists at Caltech discovered a bacteria that feeds on manganese metal

SlashGear / 3h
Microbiology researchers at Caltech have made a discovery that ends a 100-year long search for microbes able to live on manganese. The researchers discovered a bacteria that feeds on manganese and uses the metal as their source of calories. Microbes of this type were predicted to exist over 100 years ago, but the Caltech discovery marks the first time they’ve … Continue reading

Should You Be Using Google Cloud Platform's Premium Network Tier?

How-To Geek / 4h
Google Cloud Platform is the first major cloud provider to offer two different network service tiers. Standard tier is like any other provider, but the Premium tier uses Google’s own network, which comes with numerous benefits. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Solar Orbiter Spots Previously Unknown 'Campfires' on the Sun

Solar Orbiter Closest Sun
48Gizmodo / 4h
The closest images ever taken of the Sun have revealed a never-before-seen stellar phenomenon. Dubbed “campfires,” these bright spots could solve a longstanding mystery about the Sun’s scorching outer layers. Read more...

Norton 360 for Gamers Protects Three Devices for $35, Today Only

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Norton 360 for Gamers | $35 | Amazon Gold Box Read more...

American Airlines Issues 25,000 Layoff Notices

300+One Mile at a Time / 4h
American Airlines has this week become the latest major US airline to warn of layoffs as of October 1… American could furlough up to 25K employees The funding that US airlines received through the CARES Act precludes them from laying off any employees through September 30, but all bets are off as of October 1. It’s becoming increasingly clear that we should expect lots of layoffs as of then, assu

Greta Thunberg launches open letter demanding world leaders take immediate action on climate crisis

500+Mashable / 4h
Greta Thunberg has launched an open letter signed by thousands of activists and celebrities, and hundreds of scientists demanding global leaders take measurable, immediate action to genuinely tackle the climate crisis. "The race to safeguard future living conditions for life on Earth as we know it needs to start today," reads the letter, sent to all EU leaders and heads of state on Thursday. "Not

LG's Tone Free wireless earbuds with germ-killing case arrive in the US

91Engadget / 4h
LG’s flagship Tone Free wireless earbuds have arrived in the US with a feature you don’t see every day. They come with LG’s UVnano charging case that the company claims can kill 99.9 percent of bacteria with ultraviolet light during the charging cycle — a notable feature during a pandemic. LG said that the claim has been confirmed by UL Verify , which tested it with Staphylococcus and other bacte

American Airlines Will Now Show Your Flight’s Upgrade List 12 Hours In Advance

50View from the Wing / 4h
Frequent flyers know the feeling of waiting for a ‘battlefield promotion’ at the gate. We have our elite status and upgrade requested, and we’re hovering waiting to see what our chances are. Now you don’t have to wait until four hours prior to flight to begin refreshing the upgrade list obsessively in the American Airlines mobile app because it now shows your flight’s upgrade list 12 hours prior

The 15 Best Mac Apps You Should Download Now (2020): Free and Paid

100Wired / 4h
Apple's macOS is a good desktop operating system, but it's missing some key ingredients. Try these programs to get the most out of your Mac.

Crosscall rugged phone range SA: details, prices

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The Crosscall Core M4, Core M4 Go, X4 and T4 tablet have reached our shores

How to Use Your AirPods and AirPods Pro: The Complete Guide

How-To Geek / 4h
Just bought yourself or received a new pair of AirPods or AirPods Pro? Welcome to the truly wireless earphones life. Setting up AirPods is quite straightforward, but here’s how to customize and get the most of your AirPods or AirPods Pro. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Alaska Airlines makes bigger play for Los Angeles with 8 new routes from LAX

400+The Points Guy / 4h
There are big competitive changes coming to Los Angeles International Airport this fall, and everyone seemingly wants in on the action. Alaska Airlines plans to fly 35 routes from Los Angeles (LAX) — its most ever — by the year’s end. That will come after eight new routes that will launch between September and December, the Seattle-based carrier said Thursday. The additions range from Eugene (EUG

Vivo X50 brings its unique Gimbal Camera System to global markets

Vivo X50 India Two
SlashGear / 4h
Slowly but surely, Vivo has been expanding not just its reputation but also its reach beyond the usual markets it serves. The Vivo NEX and Vivo APEX concept phones have been turning heads with innovative features and daring designs and its Vivo V series has been meeting the needs of selfie lovers everywhere. Now the company is launching the Vivo … Continue reading

Indian online tutoring platform Vedantu raises $100 million

Vedantu Raises US Coatue
100+TechCrunch / 4h
Investors are becoming more bullish on online education platforms in India as startups demonstrate growth at the height of a global pandemic that has severely impacted other industries. Bangalore-based startup Vedantu said on Thursday it has raised $100 million in its Series D financing round, just five months after it closed its Series C funding . U.S. based Coatue led the six-year-old Vedantu’s

Best full-frame camera 2020: the 10 finest high-end DSLRs and mirrorless cameras

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We've ranked the best full-frame cameras you can buy right now, whether you're a keen amateur or seasoned pro.

Russia 'interference' report to be published

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The intelligence watchdog will give its findings on alleged involvement in an election and the Brexit vote.

Microsoft to launch two Surface products in SA

24TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 4h
After much anticipation, two of the Surface range will be available in the country

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo debuts with 572HP flat-six motor

SlashGear / 4h
The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo has finally arrived to complete the 992-generation 911 family. And when it comes to Porsche’s 911, it’s all about the engine. Porsche’s newest 911 is equipped with a 3.7-liter flat-six with bigger VGT turbos and electronically adjustable waste-gate valves. The setup is remarkably similar to the more powerful Turbo S model’s 3.8-liter mill, but the … Continue reading

Meditation app Meditopia secures $15M Series A co-led by Creandum and Highland

Meditopia Creandum
100+TechCrunch / 4h
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact us in ways that stretch well beyond our physical health, and one side effect of that in tech world has been a surge of attention for apps that address mental health and help with mindfulness. According to a recent report from app store intelligence firm Sensor Tower, the world’s 10 largest English-language mental wellness apps in April saw a combined 2 mi

The Morning After: Twitter hackers took over accounts for Elon, Obama and Apple

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93Engadget / 5h
Twitter’s bad day started with a weird tweet from Elon Musk (not that unusual) and probably peaked when Barack Obama’s account suddenly posted a scam message begging for Bitcoin . Someone at Twitter decided to prevent all verified accounts from tweeting while they tried to get things under control, and they really had no other choice when hackers compromised accounts for Warren Buffett, Apple and

Twitter's new DM feature puts a chat box in the browser

60Engadget / 5h
Twitter may look different the next time you visit its website on a PC. The social network has started rolling out a docked Direct Messaging box that sits right on top of your timeline, similar to Facebook’s or LinkedIn’s. It makes communicating via Twitter’s DMs feel more like typing into an instant messaging chatbox and eliminates the need to jump back and forth between your timeline and your p

Save £40 on these awesome Oppo phone deals including the Reno 2 and Find X2

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Oppo phone deals are way down in price with right now. Get some bargain mobile phone plans now.

Flipkart introduces 'part payment' plan

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With a view to coming down on cancellations and returns, Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has launched a new payment method that lets customers pay some amount for a product and the balance on delivery.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 non sarà all'altezza del nuovo iPad Air: ecco perchè

36TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
Secondo le ultime indiscrezioni, il nuovo tablet Samsung sarà privo di sensore per le impronte digitali integrato nel display.

Selecting business software for small business success

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Follow this guide to find out how to pick the right software for your small business or start-up.

Zoom for Home is everything you need for remote working in one bundle - but it’s got one big flaw

20TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 5h
Zoom launches hardware package designed to simplify video conferencing experience.

Tech Firms Hire ‘Red Teams.' Scientists Should, Too

100+Wired / 5h
Another botched peer review—this one involving a controversial study of police killings—shows how devil's advocates could improve the scientific process.

Video: Angry Spirit Airlines Passengers Assault Employees, Throw Shoes & Fast Food

200+One Mile at a Time / 5h
Three passengers have been arrested after an incident that unfolded at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Tuesday night, where they assaulted five Spirit Airlines employees. The incident occurred at gate G12 in Terminal 4 prior to Spirit Airlines flight 1004 to Philadelphia. It’s not entirely clear what caused the conflict to escalate to this level, but apparently the issue arose

WFH winners: Use these 5 cards when furnishing your home office

The Points Guy / 5h
At TPG, we’ve been working from home for around four months now. While some of us already had home office areas set up for working remotely, a number of us either had a minimal setup or no office area designated at all. And I’m sure the TPG staff isn’t alone in that. Many office workers continue to work from home, and some companies are even debating whether to keep WFH a permanent option even af

RHA TrueConnect 2 premium TWS launched in India

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RHA has entered the TWS market in India with its premium TrueConnect 2. IThis premium TWS will take on Samsung and Sony.

Microsoft Flight Simulator can be bought as a 10-disc set in Europe

Microsoft FS Simulator 10
SlashGear / 5h
When was the last time you bought a PC game that came in more than one or two dual-layer DVDs? Heck, when was the last time you actually bought a PC game on a DVD? While still very common on consoles, digital distribution has become the prevalent way most PC gamers buy these days. That’s why the revelation that Microsoft’s … Continue reading

Affordable Honor MagicBook 14, 15 goes official

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The new MagicBook series of laptops comes with with Ryzen 4 U and H processors and starts at CNY 3,799 ($540).

US warns telcos over Huawei amid visa sanctions

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US continues campaign against Huawei with sanctions on employees.

Western Digital releases new 18TB, 20TB EAMR drives

100+Ars Technica / 5h
Enlarge / This cutaway view of a Western Digital 18TB Gold drive shows off its nine platters and triple-stage actuators. (credit: Western Digital ) Earlier this month, Western Digital announced retail availability of its Gold 16TB and 18TB CMR drives , as well as an upcoming 20TB Ultrastar SMR drive. These nine-platter disks are the largest individual hard drives widely available today. Earlier t

How to Make Your PC Automatically Turn On on a Schedule

46How-To Geek / 5h
Do you always boot your computer at the same time each day? You can have it automatically power on at a time of your choice so it’s ready to go when you sit down in front of it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

This Tidal trial offers three months of lossless streaming for just £3

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New listeners can stream with Tidal for three months for just £3 thanks to this limited time offer.

Monzo Plus launches with new virtual cards

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Challenger bank has launched a new paid-for Monzo Plus account that promises safer online shopping.

Microsoft has given you another good reason to ditch Chrome

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Google recently ditched an experimental feature that could 'force' dark mode on websites, but it's still available in Edge.

Google SkinMarks could turn our bodies into a touchpad using high-tech tattoos

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Google SkinMarks is one of the many wearable technologies the company has been quietly researching, and it could transform your body into a touchpad.

2020 Audi SQ7 and SQ8 arrives with 500HP V8 engines

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The world of high-performance SUVs just got more interesting with the debut of Audi’s 2020 SQ7 and SQ8. Both are high-performance derivatives of the humble Q7 and swoopy Q8 SUV, and both are equipped with a punchy 500-horsepower V8 engine. Both SQ models were updated in Europe last year. But instead of a gasoline-fed V8, the previous SQ7 and SQ8 … Continue reading

Intel Alder Lake CPUs could be something very special for laptops, leak suggests

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We could be looking at some seriously efficient mobile chips to help extend battery longevity with laptops.

Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 5 is now available to buy, though it's pricier than its predecessor

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The Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 5 can now be bought in the UK.

Announcing the Get WIRED Podcast

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Hear the trailer for our new weekly show, which goes deep into the weirdest and most compelling stories in tech and science.

Zoom fixed a vanity URL issue that could have led to phishing attacks

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Zoom says it has fixed a security issue that would have let hackers manipulate organizations’ custom URLs for the service and send legitimate-seeming meeting invitations. If a victim accepted the invitation and attended the meeting, the phony caller may have been able to inject malware into their device or carry out a phishing attack. Hackers could have taken advantage of the exploit in two ways.

How to maximize the International Airline Program

The Points Guy / 6h
The American Express International Airline Program (IAP) is one of the lesser-known benefits for those who hold The Platinum Card® from American Express , The Business Platinum Card® from American Express or the Centurion Card from American Express . The IAP went through several positive changes in recent years. It used to be an inaccessible and virtually useless tool for many cardholders. Luckil

Astronauts capture the moment comet NEOWISE passed by Earth

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Google kills off Microsoft’s RAM-saving feature for Chrome on Windows 10

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Microsoft claimed to find a way to stop Chrome consuming so much RAM in Windows 10, but Google has now disabled the feature.

Facebook to debunk COVID-19 myths on platform

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The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

A bug’s eye view: Scientists create camera backpack for insects

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The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

How museums are (inclusively) documenting a tumultuous year

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Turn your feeble, innocent 2019 brain on, and try to walk your former self through any of the images you've seen in the last few months: deserted streets , politicians in face masks , Black Lives Matter protesters forming historic crowds . It certainly...takes some explaining . To do just that, museums and cultural institutions around the country have been documenting these quotidian symbols of t

Apple Watch 6 could track yoga a lot more accurately, and pack a thermometer

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An Apple patent suggests that yoga tracking could be improved with the addition of temperature readings.

Your smart devices could finally be about to get a whole lot more secure

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UK government plans hope to finally bring proper password protection to new devices.

Boom Time for Death Planning

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The coronavirus pandemic has drawn new business to start-ups that provide end-of-life services, from estate planning to a final tweet.

FaZe Clan President Leaves to Start XSET

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Greg Selkoe is leaving the successful esports conglomerate to start a new venture that’s less “frat house” and more diverse.

iOS 13.6 is here, bringing CarKey and improved Apple News to your iPhone

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Apple has released a software update for iPhones that brings a few changes ahead of the next full version.

The AirPods 3 could coach you through your workouts

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A new patent awarded to Apple suggests that the next AirPods could come with a cool fitness feature.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition may sport a top-end feature we didn't expect

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Samsung's next Galaxy S20 member is rumored to come with some top-end features.

Netflix's 'Project Power' trailer has Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt taking their superpower pills

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Everyone would love to be a superhero, right? Netflix is seizing upon that everlasting supergenre and offering the chance up in pill form. The streaming giant dropped a wildly OTT trailer for upcoming film Project Power starring Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Dominique Fishback, which hinges around a company selling illegal pills that unlock unique superpowers in each user (in case you wer

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a deal on this baking kit

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TL;DR: Make gourmet desserts right at home with the help of a Whisk Takers bundle starting at just $48 as of July 16. If you sat on your couch pouting while your entire social feed was baking sourdough , it's time to get off your butt and turn on the oven. No claiming you can't bake anymore, though Whisk Takers is a subscription box baking kit that supplies step-by-step recipe cards and pre-measu

This phone-cooling kit and waterproof safe is great for the beach

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TL;DR: Enjoy the beach without having to worry about your belongings being safe with the beachsafe® valuables storage and safe with phone charging and cooling for $69.99, a 12% savings as of July 16. Summer is here, which means you likely have a few beach (or pool) days in your future. Beyond just wearing your swimsuit and bringing sunscreen, there's one major essential you've been missing: the b

This colorful egg is an eco-friendly alternative to laundry detergent

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TL;DR: Wash your clothes while still being eco-friendly with the Ecoegg™ Bundle (Laundry Egg, Dryer Egg, and Mega Detox Tab) for $27.99, a 44% savings as of July 16. Laundry is the bane of our collective existence. You hate it, we hate it, and pretty much everyone you know hates it. And on top of it being a time-consuming, all-around boring task, it's also expensive and bad for the environment. S

Get this refurbished iMac for 70% off and snag it for just $280

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TL;DR: Snag a refurbished, 20-inch Apple iMac for just $279.99, a 70% savings as of July 16. Read on to learn about the specs. The iMac is one of the most sought after all-in-one desktops on the market and has come a long way since its original release back in 1998. Yes, that's right. The iMac is now 21 years old and of legal drinking age. Though it has shed its original colorful exterior, the cu

'Fatal Affair' is a glossy addition to Netflix's treasure trove of trash movies

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Last summer, I had the privilege of reviewing Netflix's Falling Inn Love . The made-for-TV movie, a schmaltzy romantic comedy as terrible as the pun in its title, was categorically awful. Still, its predictable pacing and shiny optimism plucked a glowing review from my heart. "I'm not sure if you've noticed, but the world is a mess right now," I wrote of the comparatively utopian climate we enjoy

This Swiss VPN offers one of the best free security subscriptions

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TL;DR: A two-year subscription to ProtonVPN is on sale for $159 as of July 16, saving you 33% on list price. (Its free service is also great.) There are a few VPN providers that offer free versions of their services, but these always seem to come with catches. Your usage will probably be limited or you'll only get a poor connection speed. We're not complaining about a free VPN, because something

UK’s Drover raises $26M for to take its car subscription marketplace to Europe

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The future of transportation is in flux, and that continues to provide opportunities for tech companies to build solutions provide new ways for us to get from A to B. In the latest development, a startup out of the UK called Drover that provides access to flexible car subscriptions for private users — longer than a typical rental, shorter than a lease or purchase, and easy to shorten or extend as

VC Josh Stein talks power dynamics: ‘I don’t think this has been a mustache-twisting moment for investors’

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Josh Stein has been an investor for the past 16 years, joining the firm DFJ as a young operator, rising through its ranks, and ultimately, along with fellow managing director Emily Melton, becoming the most senior member of the firm, which was last year renamed Threshold Ventures . Stein, who sat on Box’s board for the last 14 years, has always focused primarily on enterprise companies and helps

AppleCare+ monthly plans are available in Canada, Japan and Australia

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Apple first rolled out monthly payments for Applecare+ last year , but so far the service has been limited to to US. Now, Apple is expanding the program abroad to three additional countries: Japan, Australia and Canada (via MacRumors ). AppleCare+ extends your regular warranty and includes accidental damage coverage. As in the US, the lump-sum plan is limited to 24 months (or 36 months if you own

Memorial Tournament live stream: how to watch 2020 PGA golf online as Tiger Woods returns

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Biggest event since 2020 PGA Tour restart sees Tiger return - watch the Memorial online and live stream every round of the golf from anywhere.

Major Twitter accounts hacked in major crypto scam

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Vivo X50 series: Release date, price, news and rumours

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The Vivo X50 will launch on June 1 in China, here is everything we know about the device. The specs, rumours, camera features, and more.

Samsung Galaxy M01s launched in India under Rs 10,000

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Samsung has announced Galaxy M01s in India which is priced at Rs 9,999. It comes with big battery and runs on dated Android 9 Pie.

IHG Promo: Earn Up To 4x Points On Stays

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In June IHG Rewards Club rolled out its latest major promotion for summer travel, though at the time it was only valid for US-based members. This promotion has been improved, as it’s now valid for members worldwide. This promotion is similar to the one that IHG offered in the spring, letting you earn up to 4x points. However, the method by which you can earn those bonus points is different. Let’s

Netflix India unveils 6 movies, two new series - and they're brand new

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Post the success of its first India specific series Sacred Games and its second season, Netflix has come out with a slew of releases including movie premieres.

NASA to reveal first close-up images of the sun via live stream

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VPN providers rethink Hong Kong servers after China’s security law

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In recent decades, Hong Kong has been considered a haven for data centers given its strategic location in Asia, a legal system trusted by international businesses, and reliable internet connectivity. Many virtual private network (VPN) operators keep servers in the city, serving mainland users who want to conceal their internet activity or access websites blocked by the Chinese authority. But some

Monzo launches new Monzo Plus with software features it hopes users will want to pay for

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Can a bank charge for software? That’s the existential question Monzo appears to be asking itself with its second — or, possibly, third — attempt at launching Monzo Plus, a premium version of its popular current account. In an uncharacteristic ( and very public ) misstep, Monzo originally launched a version of Monzo Plus in 2019, only to can it five months later and go back to the drawing board,

Get £200 off this 65-inch LG TV, with 4K HDR and built-in voice commands

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The 65-inch LG UN8100 is currently selling for £200 off its RRP, but only at

Vivo TWS Neo with gesture control launched in India

Vivo X50 TWS India
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Vivo TWS Neo is now official in India and it comes with support for high-quality audio and Bluetooth 5.2.

Vivo X50 Pro with gimbal camera and X50 launched in India

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Vivo has brought its latest range of high-end smartphones to India with the camera-centric X50 series.

Amazon will let businesses use its Twitch streaming tech for livestreams

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Amazon Web Services has announced a new product that will give businesses an easy way to integrate video livestreams into their websites and apps. It’s called the Amazon Interactive Video Service (IVS), and it will allow brands and corporations to provide a more personalized experience for their audiences compared to YouTube or Twitch livestreams. Speaking of Twitch, IVS uses the same technology

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra rules mobile photography

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YouTube mobile app in India gets Full-HD streaming back

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YouTube had restricted HD streaming since the COVID-19 lockdown. That regulation is being lifted now.

The best laptops of 2020 in Australia: our picks of the top laptops on sale now

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After thoroughly reviewing and comparing this year's laptops, we've picked the best ones currently available in Australia.

iQoo unveils its cheapest smartphone - iQoo U1

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The iQoo U1 has pretty good internals for a $171 phone. It's a pity it is just for the Chinese market.

Best cheap phones in Australia 2020: the top budget handsets you can buy right now

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Looking for a new mobile but want value for money? These smartphones offer a lot of bang for your buck.

Uber picks new India and South Asia president

Uber India South Asia
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Uber has named Prabhjeet Singh as the new president of its India and South Asia business, filling a role vacated weeks ago after Pradeep Parameswaran was promoted to be the regional general manager in the Asia Pacific region. Singh, who joined the ride-hailing firm five years ago, has helped Uber manage operations in dozens of cities in India and South Asia in recent years. His new job is to over

Galaxy Note 20 may finally take Samsung's phone-as-PC DeX tech wireless

Samsung DeX Galaxy
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According to information spotted in an official Samsung app, DeX will finally go wireless in the very near future.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook 14, Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition available on open sale

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The Mi notebook 14 series mark Xiaomi's foray into computing devices in Indai. These laptops will be available via open sale going forward

Realme unveils its 125W UltraDart charging solution

Realme 125W UltraDart
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Realme has unveiled its new fast charging technology that is capable of charging a smartphone from 0-33% in just 3 minutes.

‘A powerful story’ - Giancarlo Esposito on Far Cry 6 role

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Games publisher Ubisoft has revealed plans for its biggest titles for the coming year.

EU-US data protection agreement struck down

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The EU-US Privacy Shield, governing the transfer of citizens' data, has been declared invalid.

Gadget-makers face ban on easy-to-guess passwords

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UK government also proposes manufacturers inform buyers how long security updates will be provided for.

Virgin Galactic appoints former Disney exec as its new CEO

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Virgin Galactic has replaced its CEO with someone who has the experience to present its suborbital flights to the world as very expensive thrill rides. The aerospace company has appointed Michael Colglazier, a former Disney executive, as its new CEO. Colglazier (on the right in the picture above) was with the House of Mouse for over three decades, and his most recent role was President and Managi

Sharpen your skills with this creative writing course

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TL;DR: The Become a Professional Creative Writer bundle is on sale for £16.67 as of July 16, saving you 97% on list price. Everyone has a story, but taking that story from a fleeting thought to a full-fledged novel or film script is not an easy venture. Beyond excellent writing skills, you need a road map to guide you through the process and help you flush out your story. And that's where this Be

Microsoft Launcher v6 rolls out to prepare for the Surface Duo

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20SlashGear / 12h
Microsoft would probably the spotlight this month if it unveils its dual-screen Surface Duo. If the disappointing rumors are true, it won’t be happening any time soon but there’s no reason fans can’t get an appetizer of that experience. And, no, it’s not via the official SDK emulator. Microsoft has just launched v6 of the Microsoft Launcher for all Android … Continue reading

Save 91% on a lifetime subscription to this Photoshop alternative

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TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to Youzign is on sale for £31.14 as of July 16, saving you 91% on list price. Everybody knows all about Photoshop and its remarkable capabilities, but not everybody realises how much it costs artists to use it. There has to be a decent alternative that lets you get more creative than the free version of Canva, right? Meet Youzign : This budget-friendly design platfo

Netflix Is Turning Usagi Yojimbo Into an Animated Series

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Stan Sakai’s legendary rabbit ronin is finally getting an animated series of his own after decades and decades of comic book adventures across Edo Japan. But the new series seems like it’ll contain a few interesting twists. Read more...

Twitter hack exploits Apple, Elon Musk and other prominent accounts

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Twitter gets hacked on its 14th anniversary, and no, it's not hawking bitcoin for its birthday.