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200+SlashGear / 8h
This month, NASA was forced to change the orbit of the ISS to avoid a potential collision with a piece of space junk. At the incredible velocities that objects orbit the Earth, even a small piece of space junk has the potential to cause catastrophic damage if it impacts the ISS. The space junk caused NASA to make an “urgent … Continue reading

1KMashable / 7h
Hello from the outside. Four words that are guaranteed to get everyone off their seat and straight onto the dancefloor. Hello to Oprah and Lizzo, who are clearly no exception to that promise, as demonstrated by the following video posted by Oprah on Twitter on Sunday. The pair of Adele stans (let's face it, who isn't?) swayed and sang along to eternal power ballad "Hello" during Adele One Night O

Before you book your next trip, you may have to consider another factor: when you received your last COVID-19 vaccine dose . Several countries in the European Union have set time limits on when a traveler received their second shot to be considered fully vaccinated. More nations are talking about or considering imposing expiration dates on vaccine credentials. For more TPG news delivered each mor


Gizmodo / 12min
Apple TV+ series Fraggle Rock: Rock On —a series of short videos starring the franchise’s signature Fraggles navigating their subterranean, cave-dwelling lives in the era of social distancing—worked as a way to introduce to characters and their imaginative world to a new generation. Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock might… Read more...

TechCrunch / 12min
Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide! Need help with gift ideas? We’ve got lots of them. We’re just starting to roll out this year’s gift guides, so check back from now until the end of December for more! Once upon a time, I used to write TechCrunch’s travelers gift guide. It was fun and people liked it. People love travel gadgets! Of course, the events of last year left many of us gro

The US and Israel have established a new bilateral partnership that will see both countries work together to combat ransomware and other pressing cyber threats. This new partnership builds on the longstanding relationship between the US Treasury Department and the Israeli Ministry of Finance. In addition to working together to disrupt ransomware operations, the two countries will create a joint t

Lifehacker / 18min
The headline you see above caused a minor Lifehacker-comment-section controversy last week, with several a reader questioning whether there had been some mistake. Surely we meant to write “sucks,” no? No. The headline is as intended. It’s a play on the internet-popular expression “this guy fucks,” which at least some… Read more...

SlashGear / 21min
An announcement was made by Niantic in mid-November 2021 that Pokemon GO would soon end support for older versions of iOS. Your iPhone running a version of iOS released before September of 2019. If you have an iPhone with software that old, now is the time to get an update from Apple. Also, who are you, and would you mind … Continue reading

Mashable / 24min
Harry Potter and The Sorcerers Stone director Chris Columbus shares some incredible BTS stories highlighting the intricate attention to detail in the Hogwarts universe.

When the Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card first launched in 2010, it looked very different than the Venture we know and love today. The now-familiar $95-annual-fee card earned 2 miles per dollar on all purchases, which could be redeemed for travel at 1 cent apiece. That formula has won it TPG’s award for simplicity and value . The Venture has only gotten better over time — and particularly

TechCrunch / 27min
Mike Lenné Contributor Mike Lenné is the chief science and Innovation officer at Seeing Machines . Driver monitoring systems (DMS) are fast becoming the leading automotive safety system in the world. In the United States, rapid growth of Level 2 driving assistance systems such as General Motors’ Super Cruise and Ford’s BlueCruise are quickly expediting and greatly expanding DMS usage. Driver moni

How-To Geek / 29min
Both Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides are solid presentation creators. But maybe you prefer Google Slides. If you have a PowerPoint slideshow (a PPTX file) that you want to convert to Google Slides, we’ll show you three ways to do it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

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Engadget / 33min
Twitter has acquired Threader . It’s one of a few apps that allow you to make threads easier to digest. By tagging Threader’s profile and typing “compile,” the bot will condense a series of tweets into an article-like form. “Today, we are bringing this experience to Twitter. We are both proud of what we’ve achieved together, especially as an independent team of two. We’re excited to bring the Thr

TechCrunch / 34min
We’ve packed plenty of excitement into TC Sessions: Space 2021 — from iconic space leaders like Rocket Labs’ Peter Beck and Accion’s Natalya Bailey to influential check-writers like Bessemer Ventures’ Tess Hatch and Sequoia’s Shaun Maguire. But it’s tough to beat the excitement of meeting early-stage space startups and learning how they’re pushing beyond and reinventing the boundaries of space te

3 Halo Bungie Microsoft•
27NYT > Technology / 45min
Though interest in Halo has waned over the years, the company is banking on a new version to goose sales of its Xbox and subscription gaming service.

Gizmodo / 48min
Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but last night’s Doctor Who was a bit of a mess . Plotlines appearing and vanishing thick and fast, mystery upon mystery, questions fired as quickly as they were left unanswered—and the show’s quickly running out of time to prove it can pick up what it’s putting down . But here’s a… Read more...

The Points Guy gave out an award for 'best new credit card of 2021'. I happen to think choosing the new Capital One Venture X is a reasonable pick. But how they dismiss the best competition is interesting. Continue reading ...

US Russian Space ISS•
Ars Technica / 50min
The space station is being threatened by an unexpected cloud of debris. (credit: NASA) The seven astronauts and cosmonauts onboard the International Space Station sheltered inside their respective spacecraft, a Crew Dragon and Soyuz, on Monday morning as the orbiting laboratory passed through an unexpected debris field. This was not a pre-planned collision avoidance maneuver in low Earth orbit, i

Amazon Delivery Drivers•
Ars Technica / 50min
Enlarge / An Amazon delivery truck drives down a street in Anaheim, California. (credit: iStock) Amazon is currently defending itself against a lawsuit that could determine whether it is liable for the actions of its contract delivery drivers. In March, Ans Rana was going to see his sister’s new house with his father and brother, who was driving a Tesla Model S, when they came upon a disabled veh

200+Futurism / 51min
Fast Neutrons A team of researchers at Lancaster University have created a new type of WiFi that transmits data wirelessly using nuclear radiation. The engineers transferred data using “fast neutrons” from a radioactive isotope called californium-252, according to a press release from the university . Information such as words and randomly generated numbers were encoded into the neutron field and

Futurism / 51min
I was never a strong reader growing up. Not in grade school, high school, throughout college, or throughout my 20s. I thought this would limit my potential, career-wise. After working boring, entry-level sales jobs for about 8 years, I reached my 30s and decided that I needed to make a big life change. I always loved sports. Despite not ever being good enough to make any teams, I was an avid fan

On my first trip to Japan, I decided to forgo international data on my cellphone. After all, I figured I could rely on public Wi-Fi when I needed data. But I ended up regretting not having data on my phone when I became lost. Of course, knowing what I know now, I’d make sure to download offline maps and a translation app ahead of time. But frankly, now I always travel with an international phone

Lifehacker / 54min
We are about 10 days out from Thanksgiving, an awkward amount of days. It’s a little too early to buy your perishables and start baking pies, but only a little. There may be an entire weekend between now and the fourth Thursday of November, but pushing everything onto that Saturday and Sunday will make those two days… Read more...

TechCrunch / 56min
Joey Noble Contributor Joey Noble is community manager at Demand Curve . More posts by this contributor Demand Curve: How Zapier acquires customers via its homepage A homepage that converts visitors into customers is one of the highest leverage assets a startup can have. Once your website can convert cold traffic, you can spend more time and resources on acquiring new audiences. This post is goin

While most of the world is moving on from a zero-tolerance approach to coronavirus, Hong Kong is remaining steadfast, and some Cathay Pacific employees are suffering the consequences of that right now. Cathay Pacific’s coronavirus outbreak in Germany Some of Hong Kong’s recent imported coronavirus cases are linked to Cathay Pacific crews, and the details are interesting. Specifically, three Catha

SlashGear / 57min
For Halo fans, this past weekend had a lot of ups and downs, as we heard rumors which claimed that Halo Infinite‘s multiplayer would get a surprise early launch at the end of today’s Xbox 20th Anniversary livestream. Those rumors were followed by other reports claiming quite the opposite, saying that while Microsoft had initially intended to launch Infinite multiplayer … Continue reading

Mashable / 59min
You Got This is a series that spotlights the gear you need to improve one area of your life. Toys make the holidays magical. They inspire kids to use their imaginations, share, and learn life skills, from storytelling to problem-solving (especially when assembly is required). But let’s be real, the joy of unboxing shiny new playthings never gets old. From bikes to dollhouses and board games, even

Mashable / 59min
If you’re the type who puts off holiday shopping only to panic at the last minute and get everyone gift cards — we understand. Maybe you have a big family and the idea of singling out gifts for everyone paralyzes you; maybe you picked someone’s name in your office gift exchange and have no idea what they want; or, maybe the procrastination gene runs deep in your family. Whatever your reasons, we’

Going into the Xbox anniversary, many rumors circulated that Microsoft would surprise everyone by releasing Halo Infinite’s free multiplayer mode early, and that’s exactly what Microsoft did. The multiplayer beta is available now for Xbox and PC. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Plex’s expansive live TV catalog offers tons of free content from AMC and other premium networks. And now, Plex users can access a total of 200 free channels thanks to the addition of new holiday-focused programming. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

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He made it his mission to find, recruit and develop the next generation of digital warriors to defend the nation against an onslaught of cyberattacks.

SlashGear / 1h
Wondering what the Metaverse is? Chances are you’ve already been there. There is no one perfect description for the concept, but in general, we’re talking about digital interaction and human decision making in a few key ways. The term “Metaverse” comes from the Neal Stephenson science fiction novel Snow Crash, released in 1992 – but it’s come to mean so … Continue reading

How much would you like to customize your multiplayer Spartan? [credit: Xbox Game Studios ] As part of its Xbox 20th anniversary celebration livestream today , Microsoft announced the surprise launch of Halo Infinite 's free-to-play multiplayer mode , which is available now for Xbox One, Series S/X, and PC (the game will be available on Xbox Cloud Streaming "later today"). Today's launch, which c

Enlarge / The Fully Jarvis Standing Desk. (credit: Corey Gaskin) The Dealmaster has been rounding up the best early Black Friday deals we can find for the past few weeks, but today we wanted to highlight an especially notable sale on standing desks and related home office accessories from Fully, which we've previously recommended in our guide to gearing up your home office . Up through November 3

Halo Infinite es, sin duda, uno de los juegos de Xbox Series X más esperados del 2021, y promete reiniciar la icónica franquicia Microsoft desde cero. Se suponía que el nuevo Halo iba a ser un título de lanzamiento para las consolas Xbox Series X y Xbox Series S , pero se retrasó debido a la pandemia de Covid-19 y a los comentarios poco favorables de los fans tras la revelación del título. Tras u

The world's oldest and most popular cryptocurrency has received its first update in several years and with its new Taproot code upgrade, Bitcoin will now offer improved security and privacy. Bitcoin's Taproot went into effect over the weekend when the cryptocurrency reached block 709,632 and this is its first major upgrade since 2017. By introducing a new type of signature called Schnorr signatur

Editor’s note: This guide has been updated with the latest information. We are fast approaching this year’s holiday season, which means you may already be working on snagging the perfect gifts for your friends and family members. But, as a travel rewards enthusiast, there’s a critical decision you need to make when it comes to these purchases. Specifically, you must decide whether to pay for gift

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For the most part, I don’t buy the premise that movies can be so bad, they’re actually good. If a movie’s good, isn’t it just...good? There’s no question, however, that movies can succeed by failing. Ed Wood is an extreme-but-perfect example of a filmmaker who never achieved precisely what he set out to do with any of… Read more...

Once you’ve finished your private browsing, it’s fairly easy to get out of incognito mode in your various web browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, and Edge. We’ll show you how to do just that. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

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Engadget / 1h
Microsoft is adding a total of 76 games to the Xbox backward compatibility program , the company announced today during the Xbox 20th anniversary event. Highlights include the entire Max Payne series and F.E.A.R franchise, in addition to Skate 2 and Star Wars: Jedi Knight II. Every title Microsoft is adding today will support Auto HDR on Xbox Series X and Series S consoles. You'll also see an inc

Mashable / 1h
Broombi is a silicone broom that generates static electricity to attract dust.

Halo Infinite Xbox•
Halo Infinite's multiplayer Season 1 is now available. Tom French, Multiplayer Associate Creative Director for Halo Infinite, made the announcement during the Xbox 20th Anniversary Livestream on November 15. "On behalf of the entire Halo team," French said, "it's my honor and privilege to announce that your Spartan journey begins today. Right now you can download and start playing Season One of H

Companies across all industries are faced with the urgent need to transform the way they do business, including financial services, but changes abound with governance, security, and culture. A shift in mindset and perspective away from “the way things have always been done” is key to a successful digital transformation and to providing the frictionless customer experience banks and other financia

Aduhelm Biogen Medicare•
Enlarge / Biogen Inc. headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Biogen Inc. shares soared after its controversial Alzheimer's disease therapy was approved by US regulators. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg ) Seniors throughout the US will see a hefty increase to their health care premiums next year thanks in large part to Biogen's Alzheimer's drug, Aduhelm, which is priced at $56,000 per year and is no

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Get ready to meet Halo ’s iconic hero all over again. Read more...

Ford Purdue EV Charging•
One of the big drawbacks of electric cars is the time they take to top-up, but a joint project between Purdue University and Ford Motor Company has made a breakthrough to address this. Major corporations have long partnered with the brightest minds in academia to solve complex business problems that have widespread benefits beyond the boardroom. Purdue University and Ford Motor Company have teame

Kris Holt Contributor Kris Holt is a contributing writer at Engadget . More posts by this contributor Honda shows off the latest version of its ‘Autonomous Work Vehicle’ Amazon’s Clubhouse competitor may let you DJ your own radio show Rumors started swirling over the last few days that Microsoft will release the free Halo Infinite multiplayer mode before the full game. During its Xbox 20th annive

A survey of estate agents indicates a boom in questions about internet speeds before buying.

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“ As technology advances in complexity and scope, fear becomes more primitive. ” ― Don DeLillo “Fear not lest precautions and protective contrivances diminish your pleasure: mystery only adds thereto.” — Marquis de Sade Mortimer Granville isn’t a name that goes with Alexander Graham Bell or Philo Farnsworth. But the 19th century British physician who invented the vibrator belongs just as much in

IBM Eagle Quantum Years•
500+Futurism / 1h
Quantum Breakthrough? Quantum computing has come a long way, with researchers claiming over the last several years that their new creations are capable of completing complex tasks that would take a conventional computer thousands of years , otherwise known as quantum supremacy. But IBM is now ready to take that a step further. In an exclusive interview with Axios ahead of a major announcement, IB

Halo Infinite Xbox•
Engadget / 1h
Rumors started swirling over the last few days that Microsoft will release the free Halo Infinite multiplayer mode before the full game. During its Xbox 20th anniversary event, the company confirmed that's the case. The standalone mode is now available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC. Players can access it through Xbox Cloud Gaming later today. In honor of Halo's 20th anniversary, your Sparta

Like most humans (unless you work for a deodorant manufacturer or study dermatology), you’ve probably spent your entire post-pubescent life applying deodorant in the morning, amid your showering, face-washing, hair-brushing, getting-dressed routine. And as someone who has been doing exactly that her whole life, I was… Read more...

Gizmodo / 1h
Which federal appeals court will rule on the numerous lawsuits brought by conservative groups against Joe Biden’s plans to roll out an employer vaccine mandate will come down to what amounts to a raffle. Read more...

Not only is this week’s guest the TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 Battlefield winner , but Nabiha Saklayen is also democratizing access to life-saving cell therapies by using — you guessed it — lasers. Saklayen is the co-founder and CEO of Cellino, which is a company developing the tech to automate stem cell production that will lower the cost of cell therapies and increase the yield of viable cells. In

Mashable / 1h
TL;DR: The Oumua AI-Powered Personal Breathing Trainer has exceeded its Kickstarter goal by almost 2000% — back it now and get one for $59 (that's a Kickstarter-exclusive 54% off retail price), or get an Oumua Pro for $159 (30% off). When it comes to working out, sometimes getting your breathing right is one of the most important things. Oumua , an AI-powered personal breathing trainer, seeks to

Microsoft Xbox 2 70•
Microsoft has added over 70 Xbox 360 and original Xbox games to its backward compatibility program on Xbox Series X /S and Xbox One. It's also enabled FPS Boost for 37 more titles and has begun rolling out the technology to Xbox Cloud Gaming. The announcement was made during Microsoft's Xbox 20th Anniversary Celebration show and continues the company's commitment to preserving games that span Xbo

Enlarge (credit: Asus ) Asus' latest machines aimed at creators offer the latest and not-so-latest Nvidia mobile graphics. Armed with newer tech, like an OLED panel with up to a 90 Hz refresh rate and 11th-gen Intel and AMD Ryzen 5000-series mobile CPUs, the Asus Vivobook Pro 14 and 15 OLED laptops announced today also have some interesting choices for graphics: either the current-gen RTX 3050 or

British Airways Gatwick•
It looks like British Airways’ next destination in the United States may be… Indianapolis?! British Airways requests slots for Indianapolis flights Airport Coordination Limited (ACL) has released its initial slot report for the summer of 2022, which reflects the slots that airlines are requesting. British Airways is London Heathrow’s largest carrier, and the airline has a lot of slots to play wit

Sky Mobile has joined the battle for Black Friday supremacy, offering some of the cheapest prices around on key handsets including both Apple and Samsung's flagship devices. Sky's Black Friday is simple - get 50% off any 60GB tariff. That includes Sky's 60GB SIM plan and all phone contracts with that much data. That means a host of key devices including the iPhone 13 series, Samsung Galaxy S21 tr

Gizmodo / 2h
As if extreme weather wasn’t terrifying enough already, this weekend one city reported a literal plague of scorpions that came in the wake of some major storms ripping through the region. Read more...

This week, we’re learning how to find our focus and fight our distractions with help from neuroscientist Dr. Amishi Jha. Listen to hear Dr. Jha break down the evolutionary reason behind why we are so distractible, the benefits of learning how to pay better attention, and what we can do to better focus our attention. Read more...

After years of work, the newly-launched iPadOS 15 now supports eye-tracking accessories for physically disabled users. This feat was accomplished with help from Tobii Dynavox, an assistive technology company that’s now launching the TD Pilot, an eye-tracking and synthetic voice accessory for the iPad. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Do you frequently open a specific folder on your Windows 11 PC? If so, assign the folder a keyboard shortcut to open it in a flash next time. We’ll show you how to give your folders custom keyboard shortcuts in Windows 11. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Gizmodo / 2h
That Jason Reitman, the co-writer and director of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, is the son of Ivan Reitman, who directed the first two Ghostbusters , might seem like a clear-cut case of nepotism. But in reality, that relationship made the younger Reitman’s decision to make a new Ghostbusters film even more complicated. If… Read more...

Mashable / 2h
You Got This is a series that spotlights the gear you need to improve one area of your life. The holidays are right around the bend, and you can’t wait for the downtime. But, hold on. What the heck are you going to do with yourself after you catch up on streaming and bake gingerbread cookies for you and all your friends? Fret not — these toys and gadgets from Walmart will keep your paws busy and

On a budget and looking for Black Friday gaming laptop deals? This Dell G15 for $599 (was $1,018) is quite possibly the best bang for the buck option out there, especially if you're a casual gamer. The combination of a GTX 1650 graphics card, Intel Core i5-10500H processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD won't win any prizes for outright performance, but it's great for getting started - plus, this is

Editor’s note: This article is part of a new weekly column to answer your credit card questions. If you would like to ask us a question, tweet us at @thepointsguy , message us on Facebook or email us at i nfo@ . The airline industry is in a volatile state at the moment. Airlines are canceling flights for myriad reasons and many travelers are postponing their travel plans until fu

Enlarge / Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes (R) and AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson (L) at a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing about the AT&T/Time Warner merger in December 2016. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) Former Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes says that he and other board members were surprised that AT&T mismanaged the media company after buying it in 2018. Bewkes is quoted about the aftermath

United’s MileagePlus loyalty program officially has a new redemption option. On Monday, the Chicago-based carrier unveiled the ability to use a mix of both cash and miles towards the purchase of a ticket. Dubbed “Money + Miles,” this new redemption option is now available for most domestic United and United Express flights. By combining cash with MileagePlus miles, the big benefit is that you can

GTA Trilogy Rockstar•
SlashGear / 2h
It’s been a pretty wild ride for owners of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition on PC. Shortly after the game launched last week, Rockstar pulled both it and the Rockstar Games Launcher offline. While the Launcher came back a day later, the game was down for most of the weekend. The PC version is back now, … Continue reading

Who doesn't love a good board game? Especially at Christmas. There's nothing quite like getting cozy with your family or friends and battling it out on the board. And, right now, you can pick up some of the best board games of all time for less, ahead of Black Friday. Amazon is currently offering a discount on a range of brilliant board games, meaning you can pick up Catan, Ticket to Ride, and Pa

CyrusOne is set for a return to being a privately held company after global investment firms KKR and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) announced a deal to buy the data center REIT out for $15bn. The all-cash deal will see the private equity players acquire all CyrusOne’s outstanding shares of common stock for $90.50 per share. Launched in 2001, CyrusOne has since designed, built and operated m

Let’s say that, hypothetically, I know how overwhelming it can be to ride out the paranoia, fear, and altered reality of what is referred to simply as a “bad trip.” While we’re talking hypotheticals, let’s say that I don’t recommend “dropping” (aka ingesting) acid in a major city on a rainy day, especially not when… Read more...

Xbox 20th Anniversary•
Engadget / 2h
Exactly 20 years ago today, Microsoft released the original Xbox . At the time, it was hard to know how integral the company would become to the gaming landscape. Sure, Microsoft had played an important part in the development of PC gaming, but up to that point the console market had been dominated almost exclusively by Nintendo and Sony. Now in its fourth generation, the Xbox brand has never bee

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Podium is back at the fundraising well this year, adding $201 million to its accounts at a $3 billion valuation (post-money). The Utah-based company, which provides software services including communications and payments tools to SMBs, last raised $125 million at a roughly $1.5 billion valuation. That deal was announced in April 2020. Podium CEO Eric Rea told Bloomberg that the company has “well

Futurism / 2h
Part of the fun of the holiday season is seeing the joy on a child’s face when they open up a gift they love. Everyone wants to be the giver of the greatest gift ever, but when facing shelves upon shelves of gizmos, games, and gadgets in the toy aisle, choosing the best gifts for kids starts to feel like a lot of pressure. I combed through reviews, interrogated parents and teachers, and used my o

1KFuturism / 2h
Park Planet Jeff Bezos thinks the Earth will be like a protected national park in the future — and maybe even a hot cosmic tourist attraction. The Amazon and Blue Origin founder spoke at the 2021 Ignatius Forum last Wednesday about the future of space travel. During the discussion, he made the eyebrow-raising comment that most people won’t even be born on Earth one day and that it might even turn

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3KFuturism / 2h
The impossible might have happened: Elon Musk might have actually gone too far for some of his fans. The drama started when Musk responded to a tweet by Senator Bernie Sanders on Sunday morning that read: “We must demand that the extremely wealthy pay their fair share. Period.” To which Musk responded with a rather mean choice of words: “I keep forgetting that you’re still alive.” Yikes. It’s und

Mashable / 2h
SAVE $350: In what's easily one of the best gaming deals of Black Friday 2021 (so far), you can bundle an Xbox Series S and a 55-inch Samsung Q70A TV at Best Buy for just $1,049.98 as of Nov. 15. They'd cost you $299.99 and $1,099.99, respectively, if you bought them separately. A next-gen console discount? In this economy? It's more likely than you think. Best Buy just came through with a rare p

Mashable / 2h
SAVE 33%: As of Nov. 15, the Fitbit Versa 2 is on sale for just $119 at Amazon and $119.95 at Target and Best Buy . That's $60 off its regular retail price of $179.95. In the market for a fitness tracker ahead of Black Friday? The Fitbit Versa 2 is on sale. This pick has basically all the basic trappings of newer models. Compatible with both Android and Apple phones, the Versa 2 has built-in voic

Mashable / 2h
Save $41.69: This singing rice cooker's appeal is more that just musical. As of Nov. 15, the Zojirushi Micom Rice Cooker is just $150.31 at Amazon. That's 22% off its $192 list price. Zojirushi rice cookers may have gained some internet fame because of the adorable song they play before and after cooking, but they kept it for delivering on evenly steamed and beautifully fluffy rice. Unfortunately

Elder Scrolls Xbox•
Engadget / 2h
Xbox chief Phil Spencer has given the strongest hint yet that Elder Scrolls VI won't be coming to PlayStation. Since Microsoft bought Bethesda Softworks owner ZeniMax Media earlier this year, questions have been swirling around platform exclusivity for ongoing franchises, such as Elder Scrolls, Doom and Fallout. Spencer previously noted exclusivity would be decided on a "case-by-case basis." He l

Thailand Pass CoE COVID•
After 18 months of tight COVID-19 travel restrictions and limiting tourists to its so-called Sandbox Program since July of 2021, Thailand reopened to vaccinated travelers from 63 countries without imposing a lengthy quarantine period on Nov. 1, 2021. To visit the country, travelers have to apply and be approved for the country’s new Thailand Pass digital entry document by demonstrating proof of v

Trump Washington DC•
Citi is a TPG advertising partner. A day after ending temporary transfers to American AAdvantage, Citi ThankYou added a new transfer partner: Wyndham Rewards . Wyndham Rewards is Citi’s second hotel transfer partner after it added Choice Privileges last month . Unlike Choice, however, Citi points transfer to Wyndham at a 1:1 transfer ratio for those with a Citi Premier® Card or Citi Prestige® Car

Samsung One Galaxy•
The Samsung Galaxy Android 12 update, also known as One UI 4, is available starting November 15th, 2021, for select Galaxy S21 models. Following months of beta testing by both Samsung and Google, the update is finally here. If you’re wondering when your Galaxy will get Android 12, this is what you need to know. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

In this post I wanted to review the Capital One SavorOne Cash Rewards Credit Card , which is a fantastic no annual fee card that I’d argue has just become even more lucrative than ever before. Let’s get right into the review… Capital One SavorOne Basics For November 2021 The Capital One SavorOne is my favorite no annual fee Capital One credit card. On the surface this is a cash back card offering

200+Gizmodo / 3h
There’s a lot of great fight scenes in Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings , but the most striking (pun not intended) is also its first. Shang-Chi ( Simu Liu ) and Katy ( Awkwafina ) are simply trying to take a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority—or “Muni” to locals—bus to their jobs as… Read more...

Amazon has slashed up to 35% off several Eufy home security cameras, including the Eufy SoloCam E20, as part of its early Black Friday deals. It’s now down to just £64.99 from £99.99 . (Not in the UK? Scroll down for the best home security camera deals in your region). This is a new record-low for the home security camera, which was launched in June this year and has built-in storage for video cl

Honda AWV Black & Veatch•
Kris Holt Contributor Kris Holt is a contributing writer at Engadget . More posts by this contributor Amazon’s Clubhouse competitor may let you DJ your own radio show At CES 2018, Honda revealed several companion mobility robot concepts . It’s moving forward with at least one of them, an autonomous vehicle that can go off road. Honda and engineering company Black & Veatch have been putting the s

Samsung One Galaxy•
Enlarge / Samsung's One UI 4, aka, Android 12. Samsung is shipping Android 12 to its flagship phone in record time. The OS shipped for Pixel phones slightly less than a month ago, and today already, Samsung is pushing out Android 12 updates for the flagship Galaxy S21 series. Samsung's version of Android 12 is called "One UI 4" and is heavily skinned. It paves over all of Google's Material You de

Microsoft Windows 11 Edge•
Engadget / 3h
Microsoft plans to update Windows 11 to block a workaround that has allowed users to open Start menu search results in a browser other than Edge. The loophole was popularized by EdgeDeflector , an app that allows you to bypass some of the built-in browser restrictions found in Windows 10 and 11. Before this week, companies like Mozilla and Brave had planned to implement similar workarounds to all

Nvidia Ceo Chip 2022•
Nvidia has some bad news for those who were hoping that GPU stock shortages might be a thing of the past before too long, because these supply issues are apparently going to be felt throughout next year. The latest from Nvidia’s CEO Jensen Huang came in an interview with Yahoo Finance, in which he observed: “I think that through the next year, demand is going to far exceed supply. We don’t have a

SOS Raises $3.4M Vending•
20TechCrunch / 3h
SOS already has a number of vending machines in the wild, dotted around the map in its native Boston. The company just closed a $3.4 million round to expand its offering of health and wellness products in vending machines in bathrooms. The vending machines are touch screens that also double as a “visually rich advertising and marketing platform,” just in case you were getting nervous at the despe

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The old adage that what goes up must come down seems to apply especially to drones, and during an unplanned descent, their exposed spinning propeller blades can be quite dangerous. As a safer alternative, NTT Docomo , a Japanese mobile carrier, has proposed a camera-equipped blimp that navigates an indoor space using… Read more...

Drahi Altice Stake BT•
Patrick Drahi, Altice founder and BT’s largest individual shareholder, is reportedly eager to increase his stake in the company, believing plans to roll out fibre and 5G connectivity will pay off handsomely in the long run. His Altice UK vehicle acquired 12% of BT back in June, a move that took many in the industry by surprise. He then pledged not to launch a takeover bid for at last six months,

Microsoft S Xbox 20•
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20 years ago today, the original Xbox was released. It’s a pretty big milestone for the entire gaming industry, because it’s hard to imagine console gaming without Xbox today. But back then it was pretty risky — Microsoft was the first American firm to release a gaming system in eight years, and the company wasn’t really well-known for being a game developer or publisher outside of the Flight Sim

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The PS5 has proven to be many a gamer’s white whale from Day One (just call me Ishmael), and as it enters its second holiday season, the latest PlayStation console remains atop gift lists across the country. While you could monitor tracking sites, store inventories, or splurge for an overpriced, desperate game bundle,… Read more...

Mixpanel was a hot startup in 2014 when it nabbed a $65 million Series B on an $865 million valuation, a sizable B round and valuation for those days. Today, seven years after that announcement, the company finally has a C round, a $200 million investment on a $1.05 billion valuation from Bain Capital Tech Opportunities. The company has gone on record with TechCrunch that there are lots of reason

Sesame Street Asian•
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Sesame Street and its educational nonprofit, Sesame Workshop , is set to throw the welcome party of all welcome parties for its newest muppet — a 7-year-old named Ji-Young . She loves playing her electric guitar and skateboarding, and is now the first Asian American muppet on the street. Ji-Young will make her debut in a new episode, "See Us Coming Together: A Sesame Street Special," which premie

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SAVE $200: A curved gaming monitor can get you a better view, as well as reduce eye strain and provide a more immersive experience. For a limited time, you can get a Samsung Odyssey G7 gaming monitor for $200 off the original price at GameStop for Black Friday. Every piece of your PC gaming setup is important, but a great monitor can really make a huge difference in your overall experience. Video

If you have tried plugging an HDMI cable in your new TV, soundbar, or AV receiver (AVR) recently, you may have come across a relatively new acronym called eARC. Here’s what it means and why it’s important. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Hotel Years Belgrade•
Far fewer airport hotels have free shuttles than did before the pandemic. Hotels are short on labor, and they’re trying to cut costs generally, and many have dropped their airport transportation – one of the key elements of being an airport hotel. There are multiple reasons for this, Airport overnights are most common at major international gateways, and international travel slowed – though it’s

Cloudflare 2 Tbps Ddos•
Cloudflare says it has blocked a distributed denial-of-service ( DDoS ) attack that peaked at just under 2 Tbps, making it one of the largest ever recorded. The internet company said in a blog post that the attack was launched from approximately 15,000 bots running a variant of the original Mirai code on exploited Internet of Things (IoT) devices and unpatched GitLab instances. The DDoS attack co

Peacock Sky Ireland•
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Sky TV and NOW subscribers in the UK and Ireland will soon have access to many more shows and movies and no extra cost. Starting on November 16th, they'll be able to watch content from Peacock as part of the streaming service's soft launch in those countries. This is the first time Peacock will be officially available outside of the US (though some folks elsewhere surely found a VPN workaround).

Razer has gone big for Black Friday this year, applying some epic discounts across its wide range of gaming peripherals. That includes chunky price cuts for the famous Razer Deathadder V2 gaming mouse, the Barracuda X headset, and BlackWidow V3 mechanical gaming keyboard. We’ll look in more detail at those particular bargains in a moment, but bear in mind that these are just a few highlights of a

Windows 11 lets you choose your default browser, but it takes a lot of clicks and Microsoft sometimes forces you to use Edge, anyway. Firefox had a workaround, but Microsoft calls it “improper” and will soon block it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Everybody wants to use Adobe apps like Photoshop and Premiere—but not at full price! No worries, Adobe is offering a year of its full Creative Cloud suite for just $30 a month. That’s a 40% discount on all of Adobe’s professional and creative apps, or $360 of savings after a year of service. (And students can get this deal for just $16 a month!) Read This Article on Review Geek ›

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Every horror fan instantly knows Tony Todd—most famous for playing the malevolent yet elegant title character in 1992's Candyman , but also the star of the Final Destination series, Tom Savini ’s remake of Night of the Living Dead , and dozens of other films. He’s also had numerous TV roles, including appearances on The … Read more...

Xbox Game Pass Microsoft•
Xbox Game Pass is often touted as one of the best deals in gaming. And if you own an Xbox Series X /S, Xbox One or a gaming PC , the subscription service that lets you download and fully play its library of games is almost too good to pass up. But that wasn't always the case. As GQ reports, Xbox Game Pass could have spun off in a different direction entirely, and it's one that doesn't sound all t

If you are looking for an international destination you can visit right now with ease, I highly recommend Colombia . I just arrived Thursday night, and Colombia has some the easiest entry rules you will find. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter . Colombia entry requirements Current requirements only call for all visitors to complete the online

Fireplace weather is fast approaching. A fire in the hearth is a good way to add cozy warmth to your home, but if starting a fire in the fireplace seems like such a hassle that you only do it once a year, you’re putting too much effort into it. Here are some strategies to make it less of a struggle, so you can get to… Read more...

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All seven astronauts currently aboard the International Space Station are having to take shelter inside their respective spacecraft owing to the sudden appearance of a debris cloud in orbit. The U.S. State Department says the fragments were produced by a Russian anti-satellite missile test. Read more...

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This week, we’re pleased to bring you a different version of Futurism, containing stories from the horizon of hedonism. Welcome to The Science of Pleasure. In collaboration with our friends over at MEL Magazine , this week, we’ll be bringing you stories from both publications about the pleasures of tomorrow, today. It’s a nonstop cacophony of pure flesh. Breasts melt into arms, twist and darken i

Huawei US Sanctions•
Huawei is reportedly considering outsourcing smartphone design to a third party in order to circumvent US sanctions and keep its consumer business afloat,. According to Bloomberg , the company is currently negotiating the deal with Xnova, a China Postal and Telecommunications Appliances (PTAC) unit. If the deal goes through, Xnova will then be able to purchase smartphone parts, such as chips, whi

If you've been on the lookout for an early Black Friday deal on Fujifilm Instax cameras, you're in luck – two of our favourite models have just fallen to their lowest ever prices on Amazon. The Fujifilm Instax Mini 40 is now on sale for £79.99 (was £89.99) at Amazon, which takes it down to its lowest price since it arrived in April. Our number one instant camera, the Fujifilm Instax Mini 11, is a

Attracting last-minute holiday shoppers should be top of your strategic retail and e-commerce agendas as an SMB owner. Last-minute seasonal shoppers are extremely likely to purchase at least one product, and they're usually more open to present suggestions as they take the mental strain off of their already busy to-do list. Make it even faster for them to buy from you with the best POS systems .

Samsung Galaxy FCC•
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Samsung dropped support for headphone jacks on its flagship phones back in early 2020, while retaining them on its more affordable budget and mid-range handsets. But if recent leaks are true, that might be about to change starting with the new Galaxy A33. Read more...

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Save $229: The Roborock S7+ robot vacuum and mop is on sale for $719.99 at Amazon and Walmart as of Nov. 15. You'll save just over 24% in total. I've tested a lot of robot vacuums but have a soft spot for the Roborock S7+ . When someone asks me for a robot vacuum recommendation , it's typically the model I make them write down in their Notes app. Now's a good time to see how it can help in your h

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As of Nov. 15, Peloton is running a few early Black Friday deals on its site. Here's how you can save: Peloton Bike+ bundles — starting at $2,145 (save $350) Peloton app — get two months free (save $25.98) Peloton's Black Friday sale is already happening as of Nov. 15. Take advantage of the early savings and get ahead of any potential supply chain or shipping delays. Through Nov. 30, you can save

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We've rounded up the best Black Friday GoPro deals as of Nov. 15. Here's what's on sale at Amazon, including a newly discounted Hero10: GoPro Hero8 is the smallest and oldest model, but it has all the basics you want in a GoPro camera — $249.99 $299.99 (save $50) GoPro Hero9 has a bunch of newer features, better battery life, and a new removable lens cap for durability — $349.99 $399.99 (save $50

Enlarge / Two DDR4 DIMMs. (credit: Getty Images) Rowhammer exploits that allow unprivileged attackers to change or corrupt data stored in vulnerable memory chips are now possible on virtually all DDR4 modules due to a new approach that neuters defenses chip manufacturers added to make their wares more resistant to such attacks. Rowhammer attacks work by accessing—or hammering—physical rows inside

Tobii Dynavox TD iPad•
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TD Pilot is a device that fits around an iPad to enable eye tracking control. Tobii Dynavox made this TD Pilot device to provide native integration of eye tracking for iPadOS with the latest iPadOS 15 and the latest iteration of the standard iPad. This latest innovation from Tobii Dynavox adds to their already wide range of applications of eye … Continue reading

Twitter App Blue Threader•
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Twitter announced today that it’s acquiring Threader , an app that lets people compile Twitter threads and share their favorites, making it easier to help people find long threads on the platform. When users reply to a thread, tag Threader’s profile and write the word “compile,” the Threader bot creates a link that presents the thread in an easier-to-read, article-like format. Today, we officiall

The holiday season is upon us, and that means big savings on TechCrunch+ membership. From now until November 17 TechCrunch readers can save 30% on annual and two-year TechCrunch+ memberships through the Green Days sale. You can claim the deal here . TechCrunch+ unlocks access to private market analysis and in-depth interviews with experts on fundraising, growth, monetization and other core startu

Bringing holiday joy to that special DIYer in your with the gift of a tool is a tricky proposition. Picking something that will truly be useful to the recipient while maintaining a sense of surprise can be tough if you’re not a tool expert yourself, but fear not: This guide will help you select the best gift for your… Read more...

Former venture-backed startup Casper is going private in an all-cash transaction, it announced this morning. Since its early-2020 IPO, Casper has struggled as a public concern , seeing the majority of its value evaporate after its operating results failed to excite investors. Casper will sell for $6.90 per share, or around a 94% “premium to the closing share price on November 12, 2021,” per its o

You may already be familiar with Microsoft Word’s built-in spelling and grammar checker, flagging incorrect spelling and (sometimes) bad grammar. If you’re reviewing a document that’s riddled with errors, you can use these keyboard shortcuts to speed up the process. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

HPE Aruba Central Data•
HPE has confirmed that a “limited subset” of customer data was taken in a data breach involving its subsidiary Aruba Networks, a maker of networking equipment. The enterprise technology giant said in a statement that an unauthorized person used a private key to gain access to customer data stored in its Aruba Central cloud. HPE did not say how the hacker obtained the private key, but said the key

Microsoft has issued out-of-band (OOB) updates to address authentication failures on domain controllers that run all currently supported editions of Windows Server . According to the security advisory , the updates address an issue that causes authentication failures related to Kerberos tickets that have been acquired from Service for User to Self (S4U2self). Importantly, the issue only manifests

GTA Trilogy Rockstar•
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Three days after it pulled Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition from sale on PC, Rockstar Games says players can once again buy the bundle on that platform. The publisher yanked the remastered collection from the Rockstar Games Launcher's store "to remove some data files that were unintentionally included in the new versions of these games." Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The D

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SAVE $50: The Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones bring all the great features of the beloved QC 35's, but with some serious upgrades. Grab a pair on sale from Amazon for $279 — the first discount we've seen on this new model. It there's one thing Black Friday does, it's bring sweet discounts on just-released products — like these Bose QuietComfort 45 noise canceling headphones . Just released on Sep

Android TV is becoming more popular all the time, and it just got a massive upgrade. Now, Google has made it so you can install apps on Android TV remotely through your Android smartphone, making downloading new streaming apps even more straightforward. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

If you’re looking for a personalized gift to give as a housewarming gift, these picks on Amazon are thoughtful and meaningful. Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

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Dust and dirt are the enemies of all electronics. Even if your smartphone or keyboard can survive a dunking or trip to the desert, using a filthy device can be unpleasant and annoying. Nitecore, a company best known for its super-bright LED flashlights, is introducing a new device that promises to make dust and dirt… Read more...

Xbox 20Th Anniversary•
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Today is a big day for the Xbox brand because today marks 20 years since the launch of the original Xbox. Microsoft launched the first Xbox console on November 15th, 2001, with Halo: Combat Evolved as its most notable launch title. In celebration of this anniversary, Microsoft is hosting a special livestream later today, and rumors that cropped up over … Continue reading

A new report by charity Ditch the Label analysed 263 million conversations between 2019 and 2021.

Linux Kernel Released•
One of the improvements in the upcoming Linux kernel v5.16 is an improvement to the kernel’s memory management functionality, which will reportedly improve the performance of certain workloads by upto 10%. Dubbed memory folios, the new feature debuted in Linux kernel 5.16-rc1, the first release candidate (RC) of the next version of the Linux kernel, released yesterday by Linus Torvalds, the maint

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Every month, Engadget features what our editors are currently into, whether it be video games , podcasts or gadgets. These are not official reviews; they’re simply our first-hand experiences. This week, Senior Editor Devindra Hardawar dives into Yale’s Assure smart lock. What if you could go through life without worrying about carrying your keys and potentially being locked out of the house? That

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Vacations are supposed to take you away from the stress of your day-to-day life, but we all know that traveling can sometimes be stressful itself. Packing, planning, and navigating around an unfamiliar place can be difficult, especially when add a partner into that mix who might have a different travel style than you.… Read more...

Link: Apply now for the Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card (this is the best publicly available offer for the card, and we appreciate your support if you use our link) We recently saw the launch of the new Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card , which is Capital One’s new premium credit card. While the card has a $395 annual fee, there are so many reasons to get this card , from the we

TPG Telecom Australia•
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T-Mobile USA revealed a 5G milestone this week as they’ve reached 200 million people with their “5G Ultra Capacity” service. This is T-Mobile’s fastest-available 5G coverage, and it’s effectively unique to this carrier. You might have already seen a “5G” logo appear on your T-Mobile smartphone, but now you’ll (quite possibly) see the company’s 5G UC logo in some places, … Continue reading

Taylor Swift I Bet•
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Taylor Swift is our lady in red at a white wedding. In the just-dropped video of "I Bet You Think About Me" feat. Chris Stapleton, Swift prances around mischievously dressed head to toe in an array of red outfits, surrounded by uptight fancy folk who are dressed all in white. She's out of place, an outlier, wreaking havoc, and handing the bride a box containing a red scarf. (Omg could it be? The

BT AI Inflame Based•
BT has developed a new cybersecurity prototype that it claims uses the spread of viruses in humans to inform its artificial intelligence ( AI ) model. Dubbed Inflame , BT says that its epidemiology-based prototype uses deep reinforcement learning to enable businesses to automatically detect and respond to cyberattacks before they compromise a network. “Epidemiological testing has played a vital r

Pixel Android 12 Lawnchair•
Enlarge Welcome to Android API level 31, aka Android 12. Google's latest OS had one of the weirdest rollouts ever. An anticlimactic source code release happened in the beginning of October, but if you wanted to run Android 12 on a device officially, you had to wait until Pixel 6 launch day, when Google also shipped Android 12 out to older Pixel devices. In a way, this was appropriate for Android

Thank you for joining us on “The cloud hub: From cloud chaos to cloud clarity.” This white paper discusses how blockchain technology can transform public records management. A cloud-based platform to seamlessly authenticate digital records can save costs, create faster turnaround time, and enhance customer service.

Samsung One Galaxy•
Samsung's most recent foldable phones - the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 - won't have to wait long for the new update to One UI 4, according to a Samsung executive. Sally Hyesoon Jeong, Head of Framework R&D at Samsung, told TechRadar, “Last year, when One UI 3 was released, foldable users had to wait a little bit before they could enjoy the latest version. "We heard feedback, and they wan

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Cowboy Bebop —Shinichiro Watanabe’s seminal anime —is a melody that Netflix’s new live-action adaptation from André Nemec knows well . This 2021 version sets out to remix the ‘90s classic with a story that both echoes and riffs on the original series . The new show’s reverence for its predecessor is palpable, and the… Read more...

Snap Sony AR Music•
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Snapchat has inked a deal with Sony Music Entertainment to include its artists’ music in the app’s Sounds library. The company also revealed that it’s creating new AR music lenses. Soon, Snapchat will feature “Sound Lenses” with a pre-selected song embedded into the lens, a lens that transforms pictures of anyone to appear as if they are singing a song, and “Cameo Sound Lenses” that apply visual

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You already know that you should be paying for your porn as the most ethical consumption model. And if you have some Bitcoin burning a hole in your digital wallet and want to use it to fund your special, private moments, there’s good news: That’s totally possible. Not only possible, but recommended. Here’s how to pay… Read more...

Private Division OW•
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Take-Two Interactive , the owner of Rockstar Games and 2K, has added another studio to its roster. Roll7 , the small team behind the OlliOlli skateboarding series, is joining the company's Private Division publishing label. Private Division will release Roll7's next game, OlliOlli World , in the first quarter of 2022. It seems both sides found they worked well enough together to make their partne

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The best iPad accessories are designed to make your viewing, browsing, and tasking experience more intuitive. They can protect your device or reinvent the way you interact, listen to music, and type. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Hello and welcome back to Equity , a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest private market news, talks about the coming week, digs into some recent funding rounds, and mulls over a larger theme or narrative from the private markets. You can follow the show on Twitter here

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SAVE UP TO £90: Facebook Portal's range of video calling devices help you to stay connected with your friends and family. Until Nov. 30, you can save up to £90 on Facebook Portal products for Black Friday. If the last 18 months or so has taught us anything, it's that staying in touch with friends and family is absolutely vital for our general wellbeing. It's not always easy to communicate with th

Free Anti Malware Good•
If you’ve decided that it’s a good idea to take the plunge with a malware removal tool , there’s probably one question that immediately occurs: will a free app give you good enough protection against all the different (and ever-growing) strains of malware out there? Let’s dive into the key issues you should consider here, before coming to a conclusion on whether or not a freebie anti-malware will

Thank you for joining us on “The cloud hub: From cloud chaos to cloud clarity.” Jorge Balestra, global director of Advanced Analytics, Kraft Heinz, goes behind the scenes to explain how the company drove data transformation and cloud migration with Infosys Cobalt and Snowflake without disrupting the business. Click here to continue.

Cloudflare Ddos Attack•
Web giant Cloudflare has reportedly detected and mitigated a distributed denial of service ( DDoS ) attack that peaked just below 2Tbps, making it potentially the largest ever seen. The company says that the mammoth attack was launched from approximately 15,000 bots running a variant of the original Mirai code on Internet of Things (IoT) devices and unpatched GitLab instances . Analyzing the atta

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After Google pushed out Android 12 last month, Samsung is now following up with the official release of its One UI 4 software tools for the Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra today. Read more...

We saw change after change (after change) among travel credit cards in 2021. Welcome bonuses rose and fell, benefits were added or stripped away, annual fees were discounted then reinstated. As the pandemic began to loosen its grip earlier this year, several credit card issuers even launched all-new products. Many of these premieres were in the works before COVID-19 took hold of the travel indust

Cryptocurrency is generally talked about as an investment, but let’s not forget that it’s a form of currency that can be used to pay for things. Now, AMC, rulers of the meme stock, has started accepting various currencies on its website, so you can pay for a movie with crypto. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The Xbox Series X and PS5 are here, and frankly, your TV isn’t up to the task of handling those next-generation consoles. So, what can you do? Upgrade, of course. And if you’re looking for the best gaming TV for a reasonable-ish amount of money, the latest Vizio P Series checks the boxes. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Netflix is bringing you all the Christmas cheer and some highly anticipated originals this week. From a fan favorite holiday film franchise to Joe Exotic’s return to screens, the streaming service has a lot to offer this week. Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

If you’re haven’t started on your Thanksgiving prep yet, making turkey stock is a good place to start. It’s low-effort, and it fills your home with a beautiful aroma that hints at the gravy to come. But then you open the pressure cooker, and it looks...less than great. Have you ever wondered why you could whisk your… Read more...

Downton Abbey New Era•
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A new era beckons for the Crawley family. And big changes are in store! The teaser trailer for Downton Abbey: A New Era hints that life has moved on at Downton since the series and the first movie — for the better! Love is in the air for Tom Branson (Allen Leech) who appears to be getting hitched in the trailer. As for the Dowager Countess (Maggie Smith), she's "come into the possession of a vill

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Ghostbusters fans, it's your lucky day. Waze is transforming your car into the iconic Ectomobile, right on the app. In an actually fun promo feature for the upcoming Ghostbusters: Afterlife with Sony Pictures Entertainment, Waze has created a tiny virtual version of the vehicle that transported the original Ghostbusters around New York City. By selecting the "Ecto-1" option within the app (hit Se

SpaceX Florida One•
Enlarge / SpaceX launches its 25th mission on Saturday, lifting above the fog. (credit: SpaceX) By most measures, the Saturday morning launch of a previously flown Falcon 9 rocket seemed fairly pedestrian. After all, SpaceX had already launched 24 rockets this year, so adding one more Starlink satellite mission on top was no big deal. This has all become pretty routine. Moreover, the company had

Apple Google iPhone•
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Enlarge / In this story, we're going to learn about "pig butchering." (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) There are, by some estimates, more smart phones on this planet than human beings to use them. People who have never used a desktop computer use smart phones and other mobile devices every day and have much of their lives tethered to them—maybe more than they should. As a result, cyber-grif

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We've long been fans of Jabra's true wireless earbuds and the Elite 75t earned a spot on our favorites list despite not being the newest model from the company. Ever since the Elite 85t came out, we've seen the 75t oscillate in price — but Best Buy has them for only $80 right now, which is the best price we've seen. It's one of the retailer's deals of the day, so you'll have to grab them today to

Honda AWV Black & Veatch•
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At CES 2018, Honda revealed several companion mobility robot concepts . It's moving forward with at least one of them, an autonomous vehicle that can go off road. Honda and engineering company Black & Veatch have been putting the second-gen Autonomous Work Vehicle (AWV) through its paces at a solar panel construction site. This was the first field test in which several AWVs were working together.

Trump Washington DC•
One of the most famous hotels in the U.S. capital will be sold, with great news for points and miles enthusiasts. Get the latest points, miles and travel news by signing up for TPG’s free daily newsletter . The lease for the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. — a historic Romanesque Revival building just a short walk from the White House — is expected to be sold to Miami-based investme

Microsoft Windows 11 Edge•
Microsoft has changed Windows 11 in a recently unleashed preview build, blocking a workaround that was ensuring that some links which were being opened in Edge were presented in the user’s default browser instead (as they should be, really). As you’re likely aware, there are instances in Microsoft’s desktop OS where even if you’re running with Chrome, Firefox or another alternative as your defaul

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One of Ghostbusters: Afterlife ’s new ghosts gets a voice. Some familiar faces return for Chucky ’s TV show . Andy Samberg and Josh Mulaney talk about their Chip n’ Dale: Rescue Rangers reboot. And everyone’s shirtless and sawing logs on Riverdale ! Spoilers now! Read more...

Virtuoso Paladin Capital•
U.K.-based software testing startup Virtuoso has raised a $13.3 million Series A round led by Paladin Capital . The round was joined by Mubadala Capital as well as existing U.K. investors Crane Venture Partners, Forward Partners and Downing Ventures. Virtuoso says its SaaS software testing platform, which launched in 2019, uses machine learning and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to “make testin

Early Black Friday deals continue with this incredible £500 discount on the new Q60A series 75-inch Samsung 4K TV. This 75-inch TV delivers a beautiful picture with stunning clarity and vibrant colours thanks to its Quantum Dot technology, 4K crystal processor and Dual LED backlighting. Very has cut the price by a hefty £500, dropping the price of this 75-inch TV to just £1,099 (was £1,599) . ( N

Tobii Dynavox TD iPad•
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There's plenty new in iPadOS 15 , but it also features an under-sung accessibility upgrade: support for third-party eye-tracking devices. That'll allow people with disabilities to use iPad apps and speech generation software simply through eye movements — no touchscreen interaction required. Tobii Dynavox, the assistive tech division of the eye-tracking company Tobii , worked with Apple for years

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If you've been contemplating whether to purchase a subscription to Adobe's Creative Cloud plan, now is time to do so. Between today and December 3rd, the All Apps plan is 40 percent off for first-time customers. The bundle includes Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro and Acrobat. With the discount, it costs $30 per month, down from $53. If you're a student, you can get almost 70 percen

It’s the first day of Credit Cards Week here at the 2021 TPG Awards — and that means it’s time to give out some trophies. Readers cast their votes for six awards from Sept. 13 through Oct. 15, and the results are in. Read on for a full breakdown of the winners — including a few surprises. In This Post Best Premium Credit Card The world of premium travel rewards cards — which we define as those wi

Tobii Dynavox TD iPad•
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Tobii is bringing its eye-tracking tech to the iPad with TD Pilot, a case meant to turn Apple’s tablet into a powerful all-in-one tool for people with physical impairments. Equipped with TD Pilot, users can launch and use apps, type quickly and speak with a synthetic voice using nothing but their gaze. IPadOS 15 brought native integration of eye-tracking hardware to these popular devices, and Tob

AARP AgeTech 50 AC•
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Technology aimed at older people, whether it be healthcare, fintech or entertainment, is not new, but a new community of startups, investors and global industry leaders are shining a light on what they say is an $8.3 trillion opportunity . AgeTech Collaborative from AARP is bringing together organizations, like T. Rowe Price, Walgreens, Cooley and QED Investors, to scale startup products and tool

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Monograph, a startup providing a cloud-based platform for architecture and design professionals to manage their projects, announced today that it has raised $20 million in its Series B funding round. New investor Tiger Global led the round, with participation from Tishman Speyer and existing investors Index Ventures and Homebrew Ventures. The round brings Monograph’s total funding raised to $29.3

Imprint Kleiner Perkins•
I mprint, a one-year-old startup that offers branded payments and rewards products, today announced a $38 million Series A funding round co-led by Kleiner Perkins and Stripe. It’s not every day that a leading fintech player and top-tier venture capital firm co-lead an investment. Notably, Imprint was also co-founded by a VC — Thrive Capital partner Gaurav Ahuja (chairman) along with Daragh Murphy

FBI Cyber Attack Server•
Hackers claim that it was insecure code in a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) portal designed to share information with state and local law enforcement authorities that they abused to send thousands of fake emails . The hackers were able to distribute spam email from a legitimate FBI email address, impersonating FBI warnings that falsely claimed that the recipients' network had been breached

Voxi has just joined the long list of networks going live with their Black Friday sales early, offering a collection of affordable SIM only deals complete with lots of data and flexible contracts. Voxi has launched three new Black Friday SIM only deals but it is the cheaper two that really stand out. The cheapest option is a 50GB of data for £15 a month SIM plan. While that alone is plenty of dat

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A monthly subscription fee and delayed features contribute to a disappointing launch for this health tracker.

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The country says that more open access to terrestrial data will help rural farmers. More likely, will make it easier for corporations to control their land.

If you want to know what “baffled amusement” looks like, tell one of your neighbors at a block party that you hate traveling anywhere, under any circumstances. People love to travel. They love it so much it’s usually on top of their list of things they’d do if they had the time and money, right below smiting their… Read more...

If you’ve ever tried to fix a networking issue, you’ve likely come across discussions about network adapters. So what are they, and why does your computer need them? Let’s take a closer look. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid•
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Without question, the 2022 Toyota Camry remains the brand’s top-selling family sedan. This year saw the introduction of no less than 17 variants, including a blacked-out Nightshade appearance package for the Camry SE with the four-cylinder engine. Now, you can get the Nightshade package for the 2022 Camry Hybrid, while the Camry TRD has a new and exclusive Cavalry Blue … Continue reading

Apple's digital driver's licence scheme has strict stipulations and may costs taxpayers.

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Bose's latest QuietComfort 45 headphones only just became available and they're already on sale at Amazon. You can grab the cans for $279 right now, or $50 off their normal price. That's the best price we've seen in the short time these headphones have been available, so now's a good time to get them if you've had your eye on a new pair of headphones or if someone on your gift list could use them

Tesla Cars USB Ports•
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At this point, most people who follow the automotive market know that the pandemic has created a significant shortage of processors and other components. Typically, missing components have to do with chips to operate computerized sensors and other items inside the vehicles. However, parts shortages are impacting other components you might not expect. One example is new Tesla Model 3 … Continue re

Tesla Supercharger•
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Jon Fingas Contributor Jon Fingas is a contributing writer at Engadget . More posts by this contributor GM plans to build a military vehicle based on the Hummer EV Disney+ added fewer subscribers than expected this quarter Don’t despair if you want to stream a show at a Tesla Supercharger but aren’t paying for Premium Connectivity — you might have an official alternative. According to Electrek ,

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3D printers have come a long way over the past few years. Not only are they more affordable but they are more kid-friendly and a great way for young children to dig into their creativity early on. Allowing a child to create their own 3D art helps them use their imagination in a clever way and it also helps them learn critical skills in technology and design. Not only that, but it keeps them busy

OnePlus Nord 2 Pac-Man•
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OnePlus is known for its special edition phones, and now it's creating another for its latest Nord 2 5G smartphone — but this time, it's moving from iconic cars to iconic video games. The company has unveiled the OnePlus Nord 2 x Pac-Man edition with custom covers, themed wallpapers and even a Lego-like smartphone holder. The back of the phone has a film with a small Pac-Man logo, and it even glo

Bird’s-eye view of Woodward Avenue. David Whitney building on right. Handwritten on back: “Taken Nov. 15, 1950, looking south on Woodward from Elizabeth.” Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library

American 27 New York•
While American Airlines is building up its long haul presence in New York (with new flights to Delhi , Tel Aviv , etc.), the airline has updated its schedule over the weekend to reflect quite a few short haul route cuts. American cuts routes out of JFK & LGA As reported by Zach Griff , American Airlines has updated its schedule over the weekend to reflect 18 routes being cut out of New York City

Five Indian Gamers•
A whopping slice of Indian gamers, 81% to be precise, have lost on an average Rs 7,894 due to malicious cyberattacks that the gaming industry is increasingly prone to. That would make it four in five gamers in India have lost financially due to cyber threats. According to the 2021 Norton Cyber Safety Insights Report: Special Release – Gaming & Cybercrime, conducted by The Harris Poll, 75% of Indi

Microsoft is testing an update for Windows 11 that should remedy multiple printing issues encountered by a large section of users. Available to members of the Insider early access program, the new Windows 11 build addresses a problem whereby some USB printers fail to complete installation via the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP). The new build also fixes a separate issue, which is causing various

Gone or on the way out are Boeing 777-300ERs, 777-200LRs, and Airbus A330s. Gone as well the Airbus A380s featuring one of the world's best first class products. Their long haul fleet instead will consist of Boeing 787s, 777-9s (when those are eventually ready), and Airbus A350s. Only a subset of Boeing 787s will even offer a first class cabin. Etihad has finally revealed their Airbus A350 with n

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Typically when we think of a robot, we think of a machine made from rigid plastics or metals such as the type typically used in a factory setting. While rigid robots do have their place, there are also situations where a soft robot is much more useful. Significant amounts of research are being put into creating soft robots today, and … Continue reading

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Four months after securing a $5.25 million seed round, Mexican buy now, pay later startup Aplazo is back with an even bigger round to expand adoption of the payment plan approach across that country. Angel Peña and Alex Wieland co-founded the company in 2020. Prior to Aplazo, Peña lived in New York and worked at Morgan Stanley investing in credit in Mexico, while Wieland had been launching busine

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No, you don't need to spend thousands to get a proper self-winding mechanical timepiece.

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Build a super-safe computer you can take anywhere.

Onboard cruise ship shops are set up with a few notions in mind. First, that there are things you may have left at home that you will end up needing – and that even the best packer has their suitcase lost by an airline occasionally. Second, that some people show up and then realize that formal nights really do require, you know, formal attire. And third, that after a couple of gloomy and gray rai

It might not be too much longer until Austin officially becomes a focus city for American Airlines. American filed two new, year-round routes from the Texas capital in this week’s schedule adjustment, along with expanded service to two existing destinations. The changes were first seen in Cirium schedules and later confirmed to TPG by the airline. Beginning on Dec. 16, American will add once-dail

It’s finally possible to run Android apps on Windows PCs. But why bother? If you’re skeptical about Android apps in Windows 11, we’ll explain why you should give it a try. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

DevSpace is an open-source tool that helps developers quickly deploy cloud-native applications to Kubernetes clusters. It abstracts away much of the traditional Kubernetes complexity so you can get back to writing code. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Github is great for storing files, but sometimes the files you want are stored on a different Git branch, and aren’t easily accessible from the main site. We’ll show how to download and clone files from other branches. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

While Github is most commonly used to host large code projects, it also functions as a pretty good file host, and sometimes you just want to download a file or two without cloning the entire repo. Github supports this, both from the site and command line. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Shang-Chi is one of the highest-grossing films of 2021. The movie got its theatrical release back in September, however, due to the aftermath of Covid-19, a lot of people now prefer to stream movies on their personal devices and enjoy them in the comforts of their homes. For such people in India, the movie is now available to stream on Disney Plus Hotstar . The movie is not only available in Hind

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Dutch automotive design studio Ugur Sahin Design (USD) is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. Founded in 2007 to offer a “fresh and flexible approach” in a full range of design solutions in the automotive and industrial sectors, USD has gifted itself a modern reincarnation of the Ferrari F50 by Pininfarina, one of the most iconic low-volume supercars of the … Continue reading

GTA Grand Theft Auto•
PC players have had enough of GTA: The Trilogy - Definitive Edition ’s problems and are already fixing the game with their own mods. The recent GTA remaster has been widely criticised as one of the worst game remakes ever released . Slapdash texture updates, an incomplete radio soundtrack, and vision-obscuring rain are just a handful of the issues plaguing the title – meaning that players are tak

OnePlus Nord 2 Pac-Man•
Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has been in the news for the last few days. The company had stitched a partnership with Bandai Namco – the company behind the famous game Pac-Man to launch a variant of its affordable flagship. The phone aptly called OnePlus Nord Nord 2 Pac-Man Edition has, after a lot of hype and anticipation, gone live today in India. The phone, according to the company, is a un

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The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox . Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. Before we jump in, I wanted to note that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted what a

NFL Sunday FREE Packers•
One of tennis's current veteran masters takes on a player making his first appearance in the ATP Finals season finale. Read to find out how to watch a Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud live stream from wherever you are. Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud live stream Date: Monday, November 15 Start time: 2pm CET / 1pm GMT / 8am ET / 5am PT / 12am AEDT / 2am NZDT Venue: Pala Alpitour, Turin, Italy FREE live

Users of some Samsung Galaxy smartphones have been warned that a flaw in their device administration software could see their devices listed as unsuitable for work. A flaw in Microsoft Intune , a cloud-based platform designed to help admins manage business smartphones within an enterprise, has been marking some Samsung Galaxy devices as "non-compliant". Reports from multiple users have claimed th

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Tesla seems to be sneakily combining some of its tech projects. We’ll dive into that later — let’s start with Disney. As threatened, the company went hard on the announcements on its streaming service anniversary last Friday. Disney Alongside a bunch of new Disney movies and shows, there were a lot of new Marvel properties breaking cover . They include X-Men '97 , a reimagined take on the ' 90s c

Who cares about Black Friday when Amazon comes along and smashes it out of the park weeks before the event is supposed to start? That's exactly what's happened with this awesome deal that knocks a huge £80 off the stunning Razer Kraken Kitty Edition gaming headset . Usually going for £150, that's a huge 53% saving on these headsets that won't just make you look glamourous as heck, but with THX Sp

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A group of researchers has discovered a new exoplanet that is unique because it’s orbiting a pair of stars. A planet of this type is called circumbinary, and for many years the planets were theorized but hadn’t been discovered. The discovery of circumbinary planets was enabled thanks to powerful instruments such as the Kepler space telescope and the Transiting Exoplanet … Continue reading

Apple Pay Retail Bag•
Steve Dent Contributor Steve Dent is an associate editor at Engadget . More posts by this contributor Yelp’s new iOS home feed makes it easier to discover local restaurants Elon Musk says Hertz hasn’t actually ordered 100,000 Tesla EVs yet Last year, California’s supreme court ruled that Apple broke the law by failing to pay employees while they waited for mandatory bag and iPhone searches. Now,

By the end of 2021, the OnePlus Nord 2 Pac-Man Edition will be ready to buy, and it brings together one of the year’s best mid-range smartphones with the gaming icon that first appeared in arcades in 1980. It’s an odd pairing, but the new Pac-Man edition of the phone is packed full of references to the pizza-shaped hungry boy, and his first 40 years of gaming. OnePlus wants to position itself as

We’ve reached the third (and final) week of the 2021 TPG Awards — Credit Cards Week officially kicks off today. The last year has been a whirlwind of new products, refreshed cards and many other changes that have (in many ways) completely transformed the landscape of the rewards card industry. Like Airlines Week and Travel Week , our team has a variety of exciting content on tap — along with the

Etihad Airways has just unveiled its new business class product, and it looks pretty good to me! Etihad’s new business class suites with doors Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways brought one of its Airbus A350-1000s to the Dubai Airshow, and that included showing off the carrier’s new business class product. We now know that Etihad Airways’ Airbus A350s will feature reverse herringbone seats with door

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Yes, that’s really a thing now.

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Mix up your new normal by seeking out quirky local coworking spaces—or find some inspiration in a museum.

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Researchers used the roiling temperatures of an experimental fusion reactor for a surprising purpose—testing heat shield materials for spacecraft.

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Open source investigators are struggling to maintain law and order in the wildest recesses of cryptocurrency’s Wild West.

For any company, organization, or even individual writer, maintaining a consistent voice is a constant challenge. Writer is a startup aiming to provide a solution with an intelligent integrated style guide that goes beyond mere error checking. Following a $5M seed last year, the company has now raised a $21M A round to continue growing and improving its service. Founder and CEO May Habib says tha

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Along with the release of its One UI 4.0 update , Samsung has revealed new Galaxy Watch software that brings features from its latest Watch 4 model to four older smartwatches, Sammobile has reported. Owners of the Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Watch Active 2 and Galaxy Watch 3 are set to benefit from the new release. With the Galaxy Watch 4, Samsung introduced Fall Detection with more

Xbox One Series 2021•
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When Sony’s PlayStation 2 threatened to make the Windows PC obsolete, Microsoft countered by releasing the Xbox on November 15, 2001. Of course, the Xbox didn’t run Windows or use standard PC hardware either. Here’s how that happened. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Adobe has launched its Black Friday deal for the Creative Cloud All Apps bundle, which gives you its full suite of apps including Photoshop, Lightroom and many others for up to 40% off in the first year. While November 26 is when most Black Friday deals will begin this year, the starting gun has fired on the Adobe Black Friday deals today, with these deals ending on the same date instead. Many us

The draining 996 work schedule—named for the expectation that employees work 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a week—has persisted in Chinese companies for years despite ongoing public outcry. Even Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma once called it a “huge blessing.” In early October this year, it seemed the tide might have been turning. After hopeful signs of increased government scrutiny in August, four aspir

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Nvidia 4090 RTX 3090•
Nvidia’s next-gen flagship graphics card, the RTX 4090 , is expected to pack some serious power, with fresh leaks appearing regarding its specifications. According to Twitter user @Greymon55 , the 4090 (codenamed AD102) will be built using TSMC's 5nm process with 18,432 CUDA cores, which is 7,936 more than the current generation RTX 3090, and a clock speed anticipated to be around 2.3GHz to 2.5GH

Nvidia is moving into Zero Trust with its own platform, the company has revealed. Looking to create something for other companies to build solutions on, the Zero Trust platform is based on three distinct technologies — NVIDIA BlueField Data Processing Units (DPU), NVIDIA DOCA and the NVIDIA Morpheus cybersecurity AI framework. Using technology it obtained in the acquisition of Mellanox earlier in

Doola $3M Dream US•
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Doola, a startup that aims to help global entrepreneurs form a U.S. business, has raised $3 million in seed funding. Doola actually started its life in 2020 as StartPack as a pivot from another startup called Standups. During that pivot process, the team realized that it didn’t want to go through the “complex and time-consuming” process of setting up the full-stack of software and accounts needed

Trump Washington DC•
One of Washington DC’s most famous (and definitely most controversial) hotels is in the process of being sold and rebranded. Investment firm buying Trump Hotel, rebranding it The Wall Street Journal reports that the Trump Organization has reached an agreement to sell the lease for the Trump International Hotel in Washington DC to Miami-based investment fund CGI Merchant Group. The sale amount is

Waiting on Black Friday deals to grab a speedy NVMe SSD at a discounted price? You might not have to wait any longer thanks to this early deal on the WD_Black SN750 SE 1TB NVMe SSD . What's even better is that the deal comes with a free copy of the newly released Battlefield 2042 . Right now, you can pick up this 1TB NVMe SSD for just £119.99 at Amazon UK. The usual retail price is £194.99, a mas

D. Bowser Nintendo Switch•
Nintendo has addressed Joy-Con drift concerns once again and promised to improve its Switch Online service. In an interview with The Verge , Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser said that the company was "making continuous improvements to the Joy-Con," which have been plagued with issues for several years. "As we've gone through the first five and a half years of the Nintendo Switch, we've o

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Earlier this year, what would have been an historic unionization effort among Amazon workers at a factory in Bessemer, Alabama, failed after the company achieved enough "no" votes to defeat the attempt . In the run-up to the election, Amazon used a number of tactics to encourage workers to vote no , and was ultimately accused of union busting . But what exactly is union busting, and what does it

Samsung One Galaxy•
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Samsung has announced the launch of its new Android overlay, the One UI 4, for its Galaxy S21 series of phones. This includes the Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra . The biggest change in the new user interface is the ability to further customize your phone. This includes new Color Palettes, which change the look and feel of most elements on your phone such as home screen, ico

Cybersecurity researchers have helped patch three vulnerabilities in Zoom that could have allowed criminals to intercept data from meetings and attack customer infrastructure. Flagged by Positive Technologies, the vulnerabilities existed in several critical apps in Zoom’s portfolio of video conferencing apps and tools, including Zoom Meeting Connector Controller, Zoom Virtual Room Connector, Zoom

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This week Samsung One UI 4 will be released for devices of several sorts, starting with the Galaxy S21 smartphone family. Starting today, November 15, 2021, One UI 4 will be released to the Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra. Some models will get the update earlier than others, depending on region and potentially depending on carrier. … Continue reading

Nvidia GeForce NOW•
Nvidia’s GeForce Now service is under the spotlight due to limitations on the streaming quality and frame rate for certain games, namely more intensive ones like Cyberpunk 2077, which are capped lower than 60 fps (frames per second) with its standard Priority subscription. As you may be aware, 60 fps is the advertised figure for performance on that plan, but there’s no chance of Cyberpunk 2077 ru

Samsung One Galaxy•
Samsung’s own version of Android 12 - that’s One UI 4 - is now available on the company’s top-end smartphones bringing design changes, extra privacy features and a variety of tweaks to your smartphone’s software. If you own a modern Samsung phone, you’ll likely be able to download this software in the near future. The company is bringing the update to the Samsung Galaxy S21 , Galaxy S21 Plus and

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The U.S. has slipped in the international covid-19 vaccine rankings to 55th place, according to data from the Johns Hopkins University vaccine tracker. And while it’s good that other countries have massively scaled up their vaccination efforts in 2021, other nations are leaving the U.S. in the dust. Read more...

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Stationary bikes make it easy to work out at home or endurance for real-world cycling. But for whatever reason, sitting on a fake bike and staring at a TV just doesn’t feel “real.” That’s why Muoverti is developing the TiltBike, a stationary bike that you tilt and steer when cycling through 3D worlds. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Samsung One Galaxy•
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Following a beta launch in September, Samsung has released its One UI 4 software with new features from Android 12 like the Privacy Dashboard. As usual , owners of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S21 smartphone lineup, including the Galaxy S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra, will be first in line to receive it. The biggest change with the new skin is how it looks. One UI 4 now allows a more customized experience

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Personal mobility has become a hot topic in the past few months, maybe even years, especially as typical travel on cars and public transportation has become impractical or even unhealthy. Electric scooters have, of course, become a fad, but it’s hardly the only way to get around. For those who prefer to rely primarily on their own bodies, electric bikes … Continue reading

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Zoomo, the Australian startup that builds e-bikes and offers micromobility subscriptions to gig workers and couriers, wants to be the next disruptive electric vehicle company. The startup has just announced a $60 million Series B fundraise, money it aims to use to transform the way companies look at last-mile delivery. “We really see ourselves disrupting Rivian,” Mina Nada, CEO and co-founder of

Microsoft is working on a new feature for collaboration platform Teams that should help address a common remote working problem. According to a new post in the company’s product roadmap, Microsoft Teams will soon afford users tighter control over their activity feed notifications. “Users will be able to change the type of notification that appears in the activity feed. Right click on the feed ite

Update : this PS5 restock from Sony looks like it's all been snapped up now - sorry folks. You might want to still try your luck with this link here but it's going straight to the landing page for us. If you're looking to score a PS5 restock this side of Black Friday your best bet could be over at the Playstation Direct UK - which has just launched a new queue for consoles today. Simply follow th

If you're looking for a fantastic pair of reference headphones, but don't want to pay a fortune for them, these early Black Friday deals could be the perfect way to save money on your next audiophile cans. In the US, Amazon has slashed the price of the Philips Fidelio X3 over-ear headphones from $349 to $199 , saving you $150 and bringing the headphones down to their lowest ever price. You can al

Doctor Strange Reshoots•
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is currently in the midst of “significant” reshoots ahead of its scheduled release on May 6, 2022. According to multiple reports , cast and crew on the upcoming Marvel sequel have been roped back in to work on both “reshoots” and “additional photography” six days a week until the end of the year. It’s not yet clear whether the additional filming schedul

We don't see many Motorola smartwatches, but recent leaks suggested several new ones were on the way, and now we have a clear idea of what one of them – the Moto Watch 100 – might offer. 91Mobiles has obtained what appears to be official press renders of the wearable, along with specs, from a ‘reliable industry source’. The renders – some of which you can see below – show a smartwatch with a circ

This year's Black Friday deals have begun in earnest, and there's 50% off 23andMe Health and Ancestry kits right now. 23andMe is one of the biggest names in home DNA testing , and when we reviewed it, we were particularly impressed by the sheer amount of data we were presented with, all clearly laid out in an online dashboard that makes it easy to understand. This offer is available in both the U

Etihad Guest has launched a promotion that can earn you bonus status miles when you transfer points to the program. Earn 20K Etihad elite miles for transferring points Between November 14 and December 15, 2021, Etihad Guest is offering one Etihad Guest elite qualifying mile for every mile transfered to the program: You must transfer at least 5,000 miles to be eligible for this promotion You are c

If you were waiting for the Black Friday deals to pick up a new top Android tablet , then your wait is over, because the Amazon deals have kicked off with a fair discount on a range of Samsung slates. These early Black Friday tablet deals cut the price of the Galaxy Tab and Tab S7 Plus , as well as the Galaxy Tab S7 FE and a few other budget slates, by up to £120 in some cases. (Not in the UK? Sc

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SAVE 54%: The Echo Dot smart speaker is Amazon's most popular model for a reason: it's a great little device that can entertain, organise, and so much more. Until Nov. 16, the Echo Dot 4th Gen (refurbished) is on sale for $22.99 — that's $27 off list price. We're fast approaching Black Friday, but serious shoppers know that this massive shopping event has already begun. Black Friday is more like

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SAVE ON REFURBS: Refurbished Apple Watches might have a few minor cosmetic imperfections, but they have all been thoroughly tested to ensure that they work perfectly. Until Nov. 16, the Apple Watch Series 5 (refurbished) is available from $269.99 at Woot — saving you almost $200 on list price. Serious shoppers will be scanning the online world for the best deals right now, because sourcing the ve

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TL;DR: The Google Analytics Master Class Bundle is only $9.97 as of Nov. 15. To stay relevant in the job force, you have to constantly be sharpening your skills. And one easy way to do that and stand out from the crowd is to take advantage of new technology as it comes out. That way, everyone knows to turn to you for help and insight, and you'll always have a marketable skill you can tout on your

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TL;DR: As of Nov. 15, this Toybox 3D Printer Deluxe Bundle is on sale for $319.97, down 32% from its regular price of $469. Keeping up the role of cool aunt or uncle is hard work. You have to be fun at all times, ready to make everyone laugh at any given moment, and stay on top of what toys and products are trending for kids, so you can be the best gift-giver of all time. With the Toybox 3D Print

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TL;DR: Get lifetime access to XSplit Broadcaster Premium , worth $200, for just $55.30 with the code APPS30 (that's 30% off) as of Nov. 15. Between live streaming video games , making TikToks, and going live on Instagram or YouTube, many of us spend a good chunk of our time working with video. And the majority of us don’t pay any mind to the quality of that video — likely because editing and cust

Spider-Man SMNWH Way•
Finally, after weeks of release date rumors, the second Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer will arrive this week – but some of us may have to wait to see it. Over the weekend of November 13-14, Sony Pictures revealed that eager fans will be able to watch the MCU movie 's next teaser on Tuesday, November 16. Well, that's if you're one of the lucky few to snag a ticket to a special Los Angeles trailer

Nomod Raises Seed Payments•
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Micro and small businesses in emerging markets still struggle to access digital payments for several reasons. One, most of them are excluded from various payment ecosystems globally due to their size, and two, getting hardware from providers can be expensive. U.K.-based fintech Nomod allows these businesses to bypass the card terminal by providing a platform to accept card payments on their phone

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Jordan-based online learning platform Abwaab has raised $20M in a Series A funding (following a $5M seed round in March of this year) making it one of the most funded edtech startups in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP), a region that encompasses 160 million students. The round was led by existing investor BECO Capital (UAE) and joined by 4DX Ventures (USA), GSV Ventures (USA), W

Small, experimental hydrogen-powered planes are paving the way for net-zero carbon aviation by 2050. But the route is rocky.

The UK government has pledged £210 million towards the development of small modular reactors (SMRs) through the Low-Cost Nuclear challenge at UK Research and Innovation. This money will be provided to Rolls-Royce SMR and will be matched by £250 million of private investment. The investment by the government and private firms aims to strengthen energy security in Britain and reduce the country’s d

A pioneering new wind farm is nearing completion near Coed-Ely in south Wales. Originally announced earlier this year , the single turbine farm is the first in the UK to have been crowdfunded, with each contributor taking a share in its ownership. Named ‘Graig Fatha’, it is the brainchild of clean energy supplier Ripple Energy, who have partnered with green energy provider Octopus , to manage the

Immersive Snap Labs•
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Cyber security startup Immersive Labs — which recently closed a $75 million Series C funding round giving it a significant war chest — is acquiring US-based cyber startup Snap Labs in an undisclosed deal, although Immersive says it’s a “multi-million dollar figure” and will be a mix of stock and cash. Snap Labs is understood to not have previously raised venture funding prior to this deal. Immers

Microsoft Xbox 20 Sony•
Xbox boss Phil Spencer talks to BBC podcast Press X to Continue on the console's 20th anniversary.

FBI Email Thousands Fake•
The agency is investigating after thousands of messages were sent warning of a possible cyber-attack.

Apple Pay Retail Bag•
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Last year, California's supreme court ruled that Apple broke the law by failing to pay employees while they waited for mandatory bag and iPhone searches. Now, Apple has offered to pay $30 million to settle the suit and lawyers for the employees have urged them to accept it, Apple Insider has reported. "This is a significant, non-reversionary settlement reached after nearly eight years of hard-fou

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Entrepreneur First , an accelerator-come-company builder, is partnering with the Tezos crypto platform to attract new potential founders to web3. EF specializes in putting together early-career co-founders, developing their ideas, and putting them in front of investors. Technical training and guidance will be provided by experts from the Tezos community. The new venture is called Entrepreneur Fir