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Gurman Ios 16 Apple•
We'll likely see iOS 16 unveiled at WWDC 2022 in June, but we don’t know much about it so far. However, it’s increasingly sounding like it could be a big deal, with the latest leak pointing to major changes, new ways of interacting with widgets, and even some new Apple apps. That’s all according to Mark Gurman, a journalist with a solid track record for Apple information, who made the claim in th
69How-To Geek / 5h
If you’re trying to connect to a Wi-Fi access point and you see “FBI Surveillance Van” in your SSID list, should you be worried? Is there an FBI van outside your door? We’ll get to the bottom of this surprisingly common situation. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
SlashGear / 46min
The Cadillac XLR was a two-door roadster that should have been the highest-end Corvette, so why didn't it work out as the company had planned?
Gizmodo / 2min
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The U.S. has been working on new encryption standards meant to withstand the powers of quantum computing , an emergent technology that will supposedly involve machines capable of high-octane mathematical calculations that can crack current-day encryption algorithms without breaking a sweat. Read more...
Lifehacker / 4min
About a month after several varieties Skippy peanut butter was recalled over concerns that the “chunks” in some of the company’s products were actually metal fragments, Mars Wrigley is now in a similar situation. Read more...
Mashable / 9min
SAVE $600: The Toshiba 75-inch Class M550 Series LED 4K UHD Smart Fire TV is on sale for just $799.99 as of May 16. That's a whole 43% off its regular price of $1,399. If you're on the lookout for a TV upgrade or just trying to buy one anew, you shouldn't settle. A 55-inch TV is fine , and so is a 720p one, but to really impress, those widescreen UHD models just can't be beat, with cinematically
Samsung is launching its first-ever OLED 4K TVs this year – this much is certain. The Samsung S95B is available to buy now in many countries, but this model uses a next-gen QD-OLED panel that's never been seen before now, which naturally means it comes at a high price, even for OLED. But its been rumoured for months that Samsung is also planning to launch OLED TVs with the more standard W-OLED pa
The official trailer for The Boys season 3 has landed online – and it seems like we should prepare ourselves for the Supe-d up showdown of the century. Sorry, Marvel. Released on Prime Video's various social media channels on Monday, May 16, the new teaser gives us our first look at Jensen Ackles' Soldier Boy and Payback – the superhero team that he leads – in all of their action and gore-filled
Microsoft has attracted the scorn of a number of IT administrators after a recent policy change affecting its Windows remote desktop software , Quick Assist. The company recently announced that the current version of Quick Assist will be retired on May 16 and replaced with an updated version distributed via the Microsoft Store. However, some have expressed their frustrations with the new approach
Ars Technica / 20min
Enlarge (credit: By Nilsf - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23446041) A recent toxicology analysis of the 500-year-old remains of two small children sacrificed in a ritual atop southern Peru’s Ampato volcano showed that the children’s hair and fingernails contained traces of cocaine, as well as two chemical compounds from a flowering vine that’s a key ingre
Gizmodo / 20min
In light of the racially motivated mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket that killed 11 people, New York Governor Kathy Hochul is urging social media companies to do more to combat hate speech on their platforms. Read more...
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One Mile at a Time / 21min
Marriott, the world’s largest hotel group, has today announced the details of a new advertising platform that its launching. Let’s take a look at the details, and what the practical implications are for Marriott Bonvoy members and guests. Marriott & Yahoo launch media network Marriott Media Network is described as an “omnichannel cross-platform advertising solution for brand advertisers, enabling
The Points Guy / 22min
To the regulars who read this column weekly, first of all thank you and secondly, please excuse my absence for the past two weeks, which resulted from me traveling to and from France . After a brief departure from writing about France in my most recent column , we will pick up where we left off, in what I hope will provide all the information you need to know for any upcoming trips to Paris or be
SlashGear / 23min
Our first drive of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan delivered the right amount of power, cabin comfort, style, and plenty of options for high-tech gadgetry.
Futurism / 25min
Three components are required to create a home theater system: a TV (or projector), speakers, and an AV (audio / video) receiver. An AV receiver is the piece that connects the source of your audio — a record player, for instance — to your speakers. This piece of equipment can also carry a video signal from a game console, Blu-ray player, or PC to your television. What makes AV receivers special i
Music, Arts & Literature / 25min
roaringtwenties : The LA Public Library Bookmobile programme for the sick, 1928.
When it comes to staying safe online, there are a wide range of tools available, but a password manager might be one of the most useful. It’s a sad fact that the scale of online threats has never been greater, with attackers targeting consumers and businesses alike. Despite frequent reminders, many of us still stick to using the same basic passwords that can be cracked relatively easily by determ
Sony has been struggling to keep up with PS5 demand, but it could be cooking up new hardware to deal with the problem. Following a previous hardware revision last year , a new PS5 model has appeared in Japan. First emerging back in April (spotted recently by VGC ), Sony was granted a construction design certification for it, along with updated radio equipment. In Japan, all wireless and radio com
Gizmodo / 26min
One perk of working in Apple’s giant spaceship campus, it seems, is the ability to try new features before we mere mortals get a peek. Tap to Pay, a feature Apple revealed in February that turns your iPhone into a digital payment terminal, is already being tested by company staffers ahead of its wide release. Read more...
Ars Technica / 27min
Enlarge / Politically, Boeing's spacecraft has done a lot of heavy lifting for NASA's commercial crew program. (credit: United Launch Alliance) The last few years have been pretty rough for the Boeing Company. Its newest generation of 737 aircraft, the Max, was grounded in 2019 after two fatal crashes. And following a series of poor management decisions, the company has continued to lose commerci
TechCrunch / 27min
Supply chain disruptions caused — or exacerbated — by the pandemic continue to affect businesses in a range of industries. For example, thirty-six percent of small businesses responding to a U.S. Census Small Business Pulse last year reported delays with domestic suppliers. Each missed shipment or material shortage can be costly. In a 2021 Deloitte survey , more than 40% of chief financial office
Engadget / 29min
Apple is giving Podcasts a useful boost, both for listeners and podcasters . As TechCrunch explains , the impending iOS 15.5, iPadOS 15.5 and macOS 12.4 upgrades will finally give you a host of advanced tools to limit podcast storage across your devices. You can tell the Podcasts app to only download a certain number of recent episodes, those within a set timeframe (such as a week or month) or on
Small and satisfying: Flying premium economy on Scandinavian Airlines’ new A321LR from Washington to Copenhagen
The Points Guy / 29min
Flying premium economy across the Atlantic in a wide-body aircraft might not be a unique experience, but how about in a narrow-body jet? Scandinavian Airlines has offered premium economy since 2004 on its Airbus A330 and A350 flights to the United States and Asia. However, in December 2021, the airline took delivery of its first Airbus A321LR aircraft, making it the first SAS narrow-body aircraft
Mashable / 31min
Researchers at the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory have developed a way to produce more efficient, recyclable wind turbine blades. The blades are 3D printed with thermoplastics rather than thermoset resin, allowing the materials to be heated in order to retrieve their original polymers for reuse.
Gizmodo / 31min
Tatsuki Fujimoto’s hyper-gory Chainsaw Man has been lighting up manga circles since its debut in 2018. It’s about to get a whole new level of interest thanks to Studio MAPPA’s ( Jujutsu Kaisen , Attack on Titan: The Final Season , and more) anime adaptation—and now we know it’ll be airing outside of Japan later this year. Read more...
Lifehacker / 34min
Americans spend a lot of time in their cars, so it’s not surprising the police pull over a lot of us—about 50,000 a day, and 20 million every year . If you’ve ever been pulled over (and based on those numbers, you probably have) you know how nerve-wracking the experience can be. Put simply, police have all the power… Read more...
TechCrunch / 35min
Another sizeable funding round for Dusty Robotics this month. The Bay Area firm announced a $45 million Series B . The round, led by Scale Venture Partners, is a quick follow-up to last June’s $16.5 million Series A , bringing its total funding up to around $69 million, and valuing it at $250 million. Robotics startups have largely managed to weather the slowdown in venture funding, owing in part
Wired / 35min
A growing number of people on the platform claim to have a perceptual condition that lets them smell colors, see music, or taste sounds. But do they really?
How-To Geek / 38min
The streaming TV space is very crowded these days. All the big-name companies have their own services, plus there are dozens of lesser-known options. “Pluto TV” sits somewhere in the middle and it has a lot to like. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
How-To Geek / 38min
Hoping to upgrade to 4K or get a snappy new streaming stick? Amazon is running a massive sale on Fire TV devices, including smart TVs, with some products seeing discounts up to 42% off. It’s like Black Friday came early! Read This Article on Review Geek ›
View from the Wing / 39min
When things go wrong with an airline’s operation most carriers have “interline agreements” that let them put their passengers on another airline’s flights. However in 2018 American Airlines decided it was too expensive to put passengers on other airlines when they cancelled their own flights. There's an ability for American Airlines agents to make exceptions to this policy, and these are importan
PayPal Infinity Ventures•
A trio of PayPal Ventures alumni has raised $158 million for Infinity Ventures , a new early-stage venture firm dedicated to investing in fintech startups globally. Jeremy Jonker, Jay Ganatra and Mario Ruiz left PayPal Ventures in May of 2021 and had their first close last June, and final close by October of 2021. They left PayPal because they wanted to expand beyond just investing in payments-fo
Startup layoffs are back, and the damage is starting to add up . Back in early 2020, an online layoff tracker — Layoffs.FYI — was built to collect and tabulate startup layoffs. Cribbing from media reports and other sources, the data source was a hot property during the early-COVID startup downturn. The Exchange explores startups, markets and money. Read it every morning on TechCrunch+ or get The
Trump Twitter TS Musk•
These questions haunt us: will Elon Musk’s bid to buy Twitter actually go through ? If so, will former President Donald Trump be allowed back on the platform? According to a new SEC filing regarding the Trump Media & Technology Group’s (TMTG) intention to go public via SPAC , Trump has some regulations to follow regarding competition to his fledgling social network. Namely, when Trump posts a “tr
43One Mile at a Time / 51min
This is a reminder that through today (Monday, May 16, 2022), Rakuten is offering a best-ever bonus for new members who are referred by existing members: If you refer a friend to Rakuten and they spend $40, then both the person referring and the person being referred receive $40 In order to be eligible, the person being referred needs to make a purchase within 90 days In this post I wanted to hig
BBC News - Technology / 56min
A new report, based on industry figures, shows how often web users' data is shared during ad sales.
Twitch Discord Buffalo•
Ars Technica / 57min
Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Thomas Trutschel ) Twitch, the Amazon-owned livestreaming site that caters primarily to gamers , said it removed streamed footage of a shooting in Buffalo, New York, this weekend "less than two minutes after the violence started." An 18-year-old white man used an assault rifle to fire on crowds of shoppers in a Buffalo supermarket Saturday, authorities said . The a
After countless Cybertruck delays, Tesla still hasn’t figured out what it wants to do with the exciting new electric truck. While Cybertruck pricing disappeared from websites late last year, now it looks like it’s unavailable to order across Europe. Read This Article on Review Geek ›
40Wired / 1h
A newly unsealed opinion is likely the first decision from a US federal court to find that cryptocurrencies can't be used to evade sanctions.
Lifehacker / 1h
My kids claim to hate going for walks, and no amount of “but it’s a nice day out!” or “we all need some fresh air!” is enough to convince them otherwise. So over the years, I’ve had to get creative and trick them into going on walks around the neighborhood with me—by making it seem less like a stroll and more like a… Read more...
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We’ve barely crossed into spring here in the Northern Hemisphere, but we’re already stoked about autumn or, more specifically, TechCrunch Disrupt . Our annual flagship startup-a-thon returns live and in person on October 18-20 in San Francisco, with an online day October 21. One thing you can always count on at a TC Disrupt conference is an amazing roster of speakers whose collective expertise sp
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 . Howdy readers! 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. Believe it or not, it’s been a year since we launched our Q&A series featuring founders of
Gizmodo / 1h
As pressures mount for crypto on the world stock exchange , prosecutors and the courts aren’t too far behind looking to slap down the crypto free-for-all. Read more...
100+Gizmodo / 1h
After some wait, Black Mirror is coming back with a new season, according to Variety . The three-year gap in between seasons is largely due to creator Charlie Brooker leaving House of Tomorrow, their production company and the group that held the rights to the Black Mirror franchise. As companies were bought and sold… Read more...
Using a virtual private network (VPN) is one of the best ways to protect your online data and stay anonymous on the web, whether you're trying to stream movies abroad , torrent, bypass geo-restrictions , or just plain browse . Most providers' plans cost anywhere from $2 to $12 per month, though many lure customers in with discounted introductory rates that skyrocket after your initial term. To he
PREORDER: The new Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones are set for release on May 20. In the meantime, you can reserve a pair through Amazon , Best Buy , or Sony.com for $399.99. Looks like Apple's AirPods Max have some new competition. Sony announced last week that it's coming out with a new pair of premium wireless over-ear headphones featuring its "most remarkable noise canceling technology yet": the WH
Netflix Geeked Week•
Netflix has released a hype-inducing trailer for its 2022 edition of Geeked Week – and there's a lot to be excited about. The two-minute long trailer teases that a whole host of announcements, trailer reveals, and more will be delivered during Netflix Geeked Week, which will run from June 6 to June 10. The long awaited live-action adaptation of Neil Gaiman's The Sandman leads the event's numerous
Uber US California•
Engadget / 1h
Uber continues to show that it has grand ambitions that go far beyond the ride-sharing service that it first became known for. At the company's second annual, product-focused Go/Get event, Uber announced a host of new features focused primarily on expanding its offerings in both the travel and delivery categories. Travel may sound obvious, given Uber's background, but probably the most notable ne
The operators of the Sysrv botnet are abusing vulnerabilities in WordPress and the Spring Framework to launch attacks against Linux and Windows servers , Microsoft has warned. In a Twitter thread , researchers from the Microsoft Security Intelligence team explained that a new variant of the botnet, dubbed Sysrv-K, is being used to deploy cryptominers and other malware onto target systems. The exp
Spotify Lets Select•
Spotify is testing a new feature that allows artists to promote their NFTs on their profiles, the company confirmed to TechCrunch on Monday. The company says the new option is available for a “very small group of artists.” The test is currently available to select Android users across the United States. The news was first reported by Music Ally . “Spotify is running a test in which it will help a
Uber US California•
Uber revealed a host of new platforms and features during its global product event, Go Get 2022, on Monday. The new products span Uber’s ride-hail and delivery services, and aim to increase ridership, open new lines of business, incentivize drivers to go electric and more. The new features were highlighted during the event in a video starring comedian and co-creator of “Broad City,” Ilana Glazer,
Flink, the German instant grocery upstart, snaps up France’s Cajoo for ~$93M, takes fresh Carrefour funding, sources say at $5B valuation
Instant grocery startups sprang up and grew like weeds during COVID-19, fueled by consumers opting to practice social distancing and ready to order their food and sundries at the tap of an app, and VCs seeing an gap in the delivery market that had yet to be definitively filled. Now, perhaps inevitably, comes the consolidation. In the latest development, Flink — one of the big instant delivery pla
71The Points Guy / 1h
Chicago is among the country’s greatest cities to visit during the summer, which is why we are doing you a favor and alerting TPG readers about round-trip flights to Chicago, starting at $150, including peak summer availability. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter . Deal basics (Photo by Nagehan Demirci/EyeEm/Getty Images) Airlines: United, Jet
Engadget / 1h
As part of Cooking Week , we set out to test some of the most niche (and, in some cases, ridiculous) kitchen gadgets we could find. We wanted to know if these impressive-looking appliances actually do what they claim and if they’re worth the splurge. These are our findings. Some devices, through their longevity, ubiquity, market saturation and the frightening power of economies of scale, have bec
500+Futurism / 1h
Into the Woods If a delivery robot gets lost in the woods and nobody’s there to find it, does it, uh, okay, we kinda lost the metaphor on that one. Regardless, the internet was delighted over the weekend when British history professor Matthew McCormack made a hilarious discovery during his morning bike ride: a six-wheeled delivery robot, driving by its lonesome self along a forested path, in a ra
Trump Twitter TS E. Musk•
20Mashable / 1h
Trump's potential return to Twitter won't be without limits. If Elon Musk follows through with buying Twitter , he's said he would reinstate former President Donald Trump on the platform. But Trump claims he wouldn't rejoin even if his account was reactivated — and if he does, an SEC filing from Digital World Acquisition Corp will restrict his posting. Trump is required to post on Truth Social ,
Lifehacker / 1h
Photo editors can do a lot, but one thing they often won’t do easily is remove a background. Most built-in photo editors fall short on helping you remove a distracting backdrop—even popular third-party options like Snapseed. You’ll find plenty of results on the App Store when you search for a background remover tool,… Read more...
The Cloud Foundry Foundation today announced the launch of Korifi, a new developer experience that will offer a Cloud Foundry-compatible application platform on top of Kubernetes. Since its initial release more than 10 years ago, the open source Cloud Foundry project has established itself as the go-to platform as a service (PaaS) for many larger enterprises that want to offer their developers a
Netflix subscribers may be getting a live streaming option for unscripted shows and stand-up specials
Netflix Live Streaming•
Netflix reportedly has plans to roll out live streaming– a capability that could bring an entirely new value for the streamer as it experiences a major slump in subscriber growth . This is in the early stages of development, however, it will apparently launch for its many unscripted shows and stand-specials. Deadline first broke the news and shared that there is no timeline for when live streamin
Apple Podcasts gains storage clean-up tools, support for annual subscriptions, and a new distribution system
Apple Podcasts Delivery•
As the battle for podcaster talent and distribution heats up among providers, Apple this morning announced the launch of several new features for its Apple Podcasts service arriving alongside the latest software updates for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Key among these are features for managing podcast storage across devices, tools to enable annual podcast subscriptions, and the newly announced Apple Po
Every company needs to track goals, often referred to as objectives and key results, or OKRs for short. Traditionally, those have been tracked manually in a spreadsheet, but over recent years many startups have been building software to track this key company information. Early last year, Microsoft launched Viva , a modern employee portal/intranet product. The company referred to it as an employe
FTX Bitcoin Bankman-Fried•
30-year-old crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried took aim at Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, saying it has no future as a payments network in an interview with the Financial Times today. Bankman-Fried is CEO and co-founder of FTX, the second-most popular digital asset exchange by trading volume, according to CoinMarketCap . “The bitcoin network is not a payments network and it is not
While you can easily share an Excel workbook or spreadsheet, you might want to make it available to a larger audience. If you have a blog or website, you can embed the file by copying and pasting the embed code. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
If you’re desperate to save on your Boost Mobile bill, prepare to watch some ads. The BoostOne app (iOS/Android) now supports BoostCoins, a “blockchain-based” currency that you can redeem for billing credits. But as you’ve probably guessed, earning BoostCoins is a tedious process. Read This Article on Review Geek ›
28Gizmodo / 1h
A new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission confirms that Former President Donald Trump will almost certainly be back on Twitter. That is, assuming his lifetime ban is lifted , and assuming the Elon Musk deal actually goes through . Read more...
33Gizmodo / 1h
Rocket Lab did something earlier this month that had never been done before: catch a falling booster rocket with a helicopter. The private aerospace company has released new, adrenaline-pumping footage of this momentous achievement. Read more...
Popular Mechanics / 1h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .
Microsoft is working on many new features for Windows 11, and now the company has started testing something interesting: a new text selection popup that looks similar to what is available on iPhone, iPad, and Android. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
United Good Leads The Way•
34One Mile at a Time / 1h
United Airlines is trying to reinvent itself under the leadership of Scott Kirby. As part of that, the airline has just launched its first national brand advertising campaign in nearly a decade. United launches “Good Leads The Way” campaign United Airlines’ new ad campaign is called “Good Leads The Way,” and it “tells the story of United’s leadership in areas like customer service, diversity and
Emma Thompson Leo Grande•
Good Luck to You, Leo Grande is a sweet two-hander about the bond between Nancy, a retired teacher (Emma Thompson), and Leo Grande (Daryl McCormack), the charming sex worker she hires to help her with her later-in-life sexual awakening. Nancy has never had an orgasm, and Leo would be the second person she's ever been intimate with. She's nervous, but Leo's compassion and understanding help ease h
Save 22%: The Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 is on sale for $77.99, down from its $99 MSRP, at Amazon as of May 16. This $22 markdown is especially great, considering you can take this speaker just about anywhere. Whether you're taking it along to the beach, camping trips, or backyard barbecues this summer, a portable speaker that sounds nice is pretty essential. But maybe just as essential, but slig
Google Street View•
Google Maps isn’t just a helpful guide to find your way around a new area, it has a hidden feature that turns it into a time machine. While you won’t be able to go back and change the past, you can flick back through the archive of Google Maps’ Street View images to reminisce about what your local area used to look like. If you’re after a hit of nostalgia, this is a fun little feature you’ll defi
Quixel 2077 Engine 5•
A new tech demo has appeared online showcasing what Cyberpunk 2077 might look like if it was rendered in Unreal Engine 5, and there's absolutely no reason for developers to use their own in-house tech at this point. The tech demo, courtesy of Enfant Terrible , renders a stunning reimagining of Cyberpunk 2077's Night City that puts the original to shame. You can check out the tech demo below and s
Lifehacker / 2h
Snakes are often helpful for their ability to keep pests like mice in check in our gardens—but you probably also don’t relish the idea of coming across a poisonous one in your yard while you’re weeding. We generally prefer them to be helpful at a distance , which we can encourage by what we plant and how we maintain… Read more...
AI Hiring EEOC ADA•
26Wired / 2h
As AI invades the interview process, the DOJ and EOCC have provided guidance to protect people with disabilities from bias.
400+NYT > Technology / 2h
Gunmen say they are influenced by online screeds and broadcasts of past shootings. Do social media sites have a responsibility to rein in hateful and violent content?
100+Gizmodo / 2h
The first footage from Prey , the next Predator movie , doesn’t actually feature a Predator. Or, really, much of anything at all—but it does provide an immediate, arresting look at its central hook: what if a Predator came to Earth hundreds of years into the past instead of a futuristic or contemporary setting? Read more...
45The Points Guy / 2h
Psst! Don’t tell anyone, but I have a secret for you: If you want to avoid the breakfasttime crowds at the buffet on Celebrity Cruises ‘ new Edge-class ships , head to the tucked-away Eden Cafe. The Eden Cafe has great breakfast items, including yummy breakfast wraps and several healthful choices. And it’s sometimes completely empty. Or, just order room service. Unlike at hotels on land, room ser
Black Mirror Netflix•
It seems Black Mirror is making a comeback. Three years after the fifth season of the sci-fi anthology series arrived, Variety reports that Netflix has greenlit a sixth season. Details are scant for now, though it seems casting is in progress for a season that's expected to have more episodes than season five's three instalments. The new episodes are said to be even more cinematic in scope than p
Popular Mechanics / 2h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .
Porsche 718 Cayman•
Ars Technica / 2h
Enlarge / Wider than a normal 718 Cayman GT4, the ePerformance is also more powerful—and a lot more electric. Lap times are said to be comparable to the 992 GT3 Cup car. (credit: Porsche) Porsche is getting closer to putting a battery-electric sports car on sale. It's not quite there yet, but after showing off the Mission R concept in 2021, the company is now hard at work making sure the electric
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As of today, the European Union’s recommendations have changed around the wearing of face masks on planes. However, the implications are limited. European Union drops air travel mask guidance As we first learned last week, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have issued an update when it comes to the wearing of face masks
PlayStation Plus 2•
Sony has revealed some of the games that will be available on its upcoming revamped PS Plus subscription platform. And we've got a mix of triple-A releases and retro classics that will be making their way to the service. PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium members will get access to a slate of first-party PS5 and PS4 titles, according to the blog post . The list includes big names like Uncharted 4
View from the Wing / 2h
A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading ...
Black Mirror Netflix•
It's been three years since the fifth season of Black Mirror debuted on Netflix, and word on the sixth season has been very quiet... but we finally have some news. According to Variety, Netflix has begun casting the show's sixth season, though no names are linked with the series as yet. The report also details that creator Charlie Brooker and Netflix are operating on a grander vision for this new
Gizmodo / 2h
Sam Claflin has joined Colm McCarthy ’s new supernatural thriller. Courtney Cox is excited for her latest return to Scream . Sony’s Twisted Metal TV show recruits another star. Plus, Riverdale ’s getting weird again, and we know what’s coming on the Halo finale. Spoilers now! Read more...
The Points Guy / 2h
When AARP — the 38-million-strong organization for people over 50 — starts contacting you about becoming a member, you may freak out. My first reaction was, “‘I am not that old.'” But after I got over my initial consternation, I realized that becoming an AARP member might open up a treasure trove of travel savings for me, including some that are always available and others that come and go period
Data CDP Marketing•
TechCrunch / 2h
Claravine , a self-described marketing data platform, today announced that it raised $16 million in a Series B round led by Five Elms Capital with participation from Grayhawk Capital, Next Frontier Capital, Peninsula Ventures, Kickstart Fund, and Silverton Partners . CEO Verl Allen says that the new money, which brings the company’s total raised to $27.9 million, will be used to double Claravine’
TP-Link is better known for its WiFi routers than its smart home gear, but it's aiming to change that reputation. The company has formally launched a Tapo smart home line that revolves around budget 2K-resolution security cameras. Indoors, you can pick from the stationary Tapo C110 ($30) or the pan-and-tilt motion of the Tapo C210 ($35). Venture outdoors and you can choose between the basic night
Lifehacker / 2h
If your child manages to survive into their teenage years, you’ll have made over 85 million parenting mistakes (beginning with not using birth control that one time). You will no doubt continue fucking up, too, until they move out of the house at 35. Read more...
How-To Geek / 2h
With all the options out there, choosing a lighting setup for photography can be intimidating. Whether you need a flash kit, a studio setup, or something you can take on the go, we have the best lighting kits for you. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
How-To Geek / 2h
We’re halfway through May, but that doesn’t mean Netflix’s streaming content has slowed since the beginning of the month. The streaming service has as many quality drops this week as it did two weeks ago. Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›
TechCrunch / 2h
Hello and welcome back to Equity , a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Every Monday, Grace and Alex scour the news and record notes on what’s going on to kick off the week. What was on our minds this morning? The following: Global markets are generally down, albeit nothing too terrifying. The American stock market is trying to reg
Google Open Source•
26TechCrunch / 2h
Tech giants including Amazon, Google and Microsoft have pledged millions of dollars to bolster the security of open source software. The pledge was made during a meeting in Washington DC last week, which saw open source leaders, headed up by the Linux Foundation and the Open Source Software Security Foundation (OpenSSF), share their plans for enhancing the security of the software supply chain. T
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There’s a great new transfer bonus for those with Amex Membership Rewards points. Amex offering 25% Flying Blue transfer bonus Through Wednesday, June 15, 2022, you can receive a 25% bonus when you transfer Amex Membership Rewards points to Air France-KLM Flying Blue . This promotion is being offered on Amex’s end (in the United States), and is hard coded into the transfer ratio, meaning you shou
PlayStation Plus PSP•
Sony has revealed the first games set to arrive with the launch of its new PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium subscriptions services, and it's an impressive lineup. PlayStation Studios titles include Demon's Souls (PS5) and Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut (PS4/PS5), along with third-party games like Assassin's Creed Valhalla (PS4/PS5) and NBA 2K22 (PS4/PS5). Those games will arrive in the "launc
31BBC News - Technology / 2h
The man worked in Kenya, and says he was paid under £2 an hour to review posts including beheadings.
Lifehacker / 3h
For all the cultural and political debate around abortion, it remains a taboo topic of discussion. Studies show that 25% of women will have an abortion by the end of their childbearing years, which means you almost certainly know at least one person who has—but it is rarely talked about. Hell, the president is… Read more...
Google Chat is reintroducing a small tweak that could help your boss keep tabs on what you're up to and when. In a blog post , Google says it is bringing back the Idle status, denoted by an orange icon, ostensibly to make it easier to see which of your colleagues is really, truly around. "In Google Chat on web and Chat in Gmail, you'll see an orange clock badge for users that were recently active
Telefónica Europe LA•
Telefonica has reached a deal with OneWeb, the satellite broadband firm part-owned by the UK government, to provide connectivity to remote parts of Europe and Latin America. OneWeb’s constellation of low earth orbit (LEO) satellites will complement Telefonica’s existing fixed and mobile networks, allowing rural areas to access high speed, low latency connectivity. The network will also provide mo
United Good Leads The Way•
200+The Points Guy / 3h
United Airlines is gearing up for a major ad campaign with a new message: “Good Leads The Way.” United plans to launch the campaign on Monday as part of an effort to frame itself as an industry leader and innovator as travel demand continues to roar back from the COVID-19 pandemic and as the airline looks to a busy decade ahead that will feature a fleet renewal and refresh — part of its “United N
Engadget / 3h
Are you tempted by an air fryer, but fear you might just get another ill-fated kitchen gadget that takes up space in your tiny kitchen? We’re here to help you out. The air fryer, which comes in several different shapes and sizes, can be a versatile addition to many kitchens, once you know what it’s capable of. First of all, let’s clear one thing up: it’s not frying. Not really. Air fryers are mor
Garmin has announced that it's rolling out a big firmware update, software version 8.18, to its top-end Garmin Fenix 7 and Garmin Epix watches. Over the last few weeks the changes have been in the beta stage, but Garmin has begun rolling out the update more widely over the last few days, according to an announcement to Garmin users across Garmin's official forums. Although by far the biggest upda
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Scott Lenet Contributor Scott Lenet is president of Touchdown Ventures . More posts by this contributor The ‘art’ of VC startup valuations is a forgery 3 lies VCs tell ourselves about startup valuations As leader of the Jedi council in the “Star Wars” universe, Yoda was essentially their CEO. It was his job to see the future, a talent specifically honed by the visionary warrior monks, and yet he
The source of crashing issues introduced to Windows 11 in a recent update has now been identified, new reports suggest. According to cybersecurity company Sophos, the “blue screen of death (BSOD)” problem encountered after installing Windows 11 KB5013943 has to do with a selection of drivers, some of which are required by antivirus applications. Initially, the company published a blog post highli
28The Points Guy / 3h
One of my family travel goals is to travel light with my baby while still making sure I have all the key baby travel items I need. Since I became a mom, I’ve been testing different products and playing with just how light I could travel with my son. I’ve ended up needing a few things I didn’t bring on some trips and overpacking on others — it’s been a learning curve. Packing (and not overpacking
Mashable / 3h
Despite warnings from the internet, we're not currently at risk of a massive asteroid collision. The first place to go for information is NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office, and here's what the space agency would do if we were in danger.
iPhone Tap Pay Apple•
62Mashable / 3h
In February 2022, Apple announced Tap to Pay – a system that allows businesses to accept payments directly on an iPhone, without any additional hardware. Apple didn't provide much clarity on when the feature will launch, besides saying it's coming "later this year." But there's already one spot where Tap to Pay is operational: Apple Park's Visitor Center. Twitter user Michael Ramacciotti ( NTFTWT
How-To Geek / 3h
Govee is one of the best brands out there when it comes to smart lights for your home. With one of its newest products, the Neon Rope Lights, Govee makes it possible to bring fun, retro designs to your home and create a statement piece. Read This Article on Review Geek ›
How-To Geek / 3h
The Raspberry Pi is a cheap and cheerful computer packing a hefty punch. But will a cheap and cheerful SD card provide stable storage, or must you spend more? Here’s the lowdown. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
Engadget / 3h
Now is a good moment to buy the MacBook Air M1 as a grad gift — or as a travel companion for yourself. Amazon is once again selling the base MacBook Air for $850 after a $100 discount at checkout. You'll have to be content with a gold model, but that's the lowest price we've seen in months . Buy MacBook Air M1 at Amazon - $850 The MacBook Air M1 remains a solid pick a year and a half after its de
Lifehacker / 3h
Roughly 31 million Americans are uninsured right now, and estimates suggest that one in four Americans suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder in any given year. How are the uninsured among them supposed to find a therapist who is not only affordable, but helpful ? There are actually a few ways. Read more...
TechCrunch / 3h
Tel Aviv-based Classiq , a startup that wants to make it easier for developers to build quantum algorithms and applications, today announced that it has raised additional funding for its service by adding HSBC, NTT Finance, and Intesa Sanpaolo as new investors to its $33 million Series B round, which brings the round to $36 million and the company’s total funding to $51 million. While this is not
Optibus $100M Series AI•
30TechCrunch / 3h
Mass transit has made a rebound with the return of city life post-Covid 19, and today a startup that’s building tech to help it run more smoothly is announcing a big round of funding to meet the rush. Optibus , which uses AI to help public transportation bodies and their mass transit partners plan and operate their networks, has raised $100 million, funding that it will be using to continue expan
One Mile at a Time / 3h
After spending 11 nights in the Maldives and flying Qatar Airways’ 777 first class from Male to Doha , we spent two nights in Doha prior to continuing to the United States. Why? Well, mainly because award availability to the United States hadn’t opened up as I had hoped, and that was our first decent option. I figured there was a silver lining here. The Park Hyatt Doha opened in 2019, making it o
View from the Wing / 4h
Marriott is offering a third anniversary bonus of 30,000 points for bookings made through its Homes & Villas network from today through Wednesday, May 18. The bonus requires a stay of 5 nights or more between June 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022. It stacks with a $100 rebate Chase Offer that many readers should be eligible for. Continue reading ...
Lifehacker / 4h
We all make mistakes, but knowing how to actually get over them is a sorely underrated skill. We recently covered how to save your career after screwing up at work , but what about what you shouldn’t do right in the aftermath of your slip up? Especially when it comes to the workplace, what you do—and what you don’t … Read more...
The Points Guy / 4h
If you’re in the tri-state area, listen up. Tomorrow, May 17, Grubhub will offer free lunch to everyone in New York City and the surrounding areas. More specifically, you’ll get up to $15 off your next order, regardless of whether you’re a new or existing user. This promotion was first brought to our attention by Instagram user @mal2ianne . The offer will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., or w
This is today’s edition of The Download , our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. Social media platforms are still struggling to stop the spread of the Buffalo shooting video Social media platforms are still struggling to stop the spread of the video of the racist mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday that left 10 people dead, mos
TechCrunch / 4h
New data about the real-time-bidding (RTB) system’s use of web users’ info for tracking and ad targeting, released today by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL), suggests Google and other key players in the high velocity, surveillance-based ad auction system are processing and passing people’s data billions of times per day. “RTB is the biggest data breach ever recorded,” argues the ICCL.
Nvidia’s RTX 4090 won’t be nearly as power-hungry as feared , according to fresh speculation which also insists that AMD’s next-gen GPUs are ‘disappointing’ compared to Lovelace from Team Green. This is the latest word from one of the regular hardware leakers on Twitter, Kopite7kimi, who summarized some of the purported specs of the RTX 4090, with a notable change in the power usage. OK, let's do
It's no use crying into your cornflakes over the the death of the iPod and the fact that Apple's last few remaining iPod touch players have already sold out . And even if your beloved old iPod classic is still going strong , it's 2022, hi-res audio really should be on your radar. Enter then, the Astell & Kern Kann Max, a brutalist portable hi-res music player that on paper at least leaves the poo
Nighttime view of Lake Goguac in Battle Creek, Michigan. Moon in background. Printed on front: “Moonlight scene on Lake...
Nighttime view of Lake Goguac in Battle Creek, Michigan. Moon in background. Printed on front: “Moonlight scene on Lake Goguac, Battle Creek, Mich.” Printed on back: “No. 14510. The Metropolitan News Co., Boston, Mass. and Germany.” Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library Found this tidbit while reading about Goguac Lake: “In the 1850s the New York Mercury, a journal
56Wired / 4h
Diagnose connectivity issues on your computer, smartphone, or game console.
How-To Geek / 4h
Love it or hate it, Samsung Galaxy devices have tons of features. Pixel phones, on the other hand, are very simple. Google could learn a thing or two from Samsung and make Pixel devices even better. We have some suggestions. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
Akuity Argo Kubernetes•
TechCrunch / 4h
Akuity , a provider of app delivery software for Kubernetes, today announced that it closed a $20 million series A funding round led by Lead Edge Capital and Decibel Partners, bringing Akuity’s total raised to $25 million. Co-founder and CEO Hong Wang says that the funding will enable Akuity to expand the size of its workforce while contributing to the open source community. Apps are increasingly
Engadget / 4h
Amazon is knocking up to 42 percent off most of the Fire TV Stick streaming devices in its lineup, making it a good time to update or increase your streaming capabilities. The deals start at $20 for the Fire TV Stick Lite ($10 or 33 percent off) to the Fire TV Stick 4K ($35 instead of $50) and the Fire TV Cube , available for $70 for a savings of 42 percent. Buy Amazon Fire TV devices The best de
Ars Technica / 4h
Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) You’ve got yourself a fancy new spaceship and you want to start on a five-year tour of the galaxy. But there's a problem: Space is big. Really big. And even at the fastest speeds imaginable, it takes eons of crawling across the interstellar voids to get anywhere interesting. The solution? It’s time to build a wormhole. A shortcut. A tunnel. A bridge
JetBlue Spirit Frontier•
100+One Mile at a Time / 4h
JetBlue really wants to buy Spirit Airlines, it seems, and is now going directly to shareholders rather than the board of directors. Why Spirit rejected JetBlue’s takeover bid In February 2022 it was announced that Frontier Airlines intended to acquire Spirit Airlines . Then in April 2022, JetBlue Airways swooped in and also made a bid to acquire Spirit Airlines , in what the airline positioned a
We pride ourselves on our independence and our rigorous review-testing process, offering up long-term attention to the products we review and making sure our reviews are constantly updated and maintained - regardless of when a device was released, if you can still buy it, it's on our radar. We have assembled a global team of some of the finest technology journalists on the planet, who are not onl
WhatsApp Status Android•
A new WhatsApp update is in the works that could greatly improve the presence of your status updates on the popular messaging app by adding rich link previews to any link you post in your status bar. A report from WABetaInfo shows that WhatsApp is working on what looks like a pretty significant update in regards to your profile's status bar. The feature, which has yet to be rolled out to WhatsApp
Intel Arc GPU A770•
Intel has curbed any speculation surrounding what the lineup of its first desktop graphics cards will be named, with almost the full range seemingly being listed within a beta graphics driver. As reported by WCCFTech , this information was combed through and then released on Twitter by user @momomo_us . There are a few known variants missing, such as the Arc A350, though these might be absent bec
Hulu has canceled animated series M.O.D.O.K after just one season on the air. The show, which was made in stop-motion adult animation, debuted all the way back in May of 2021, but its cancelation has only just been confirmed by Hulu, according to Variety. Patton Oswalt, stand-up comedian and star of The King of Queens, acted as both co-showrunner and the voice of the title character, while Ben Sc
Pro-Russian cybercriminals attempted to attack a number of targets during the recent Eurovision Song Contest 2022, including the show itself, organizers have confirmed. Italian police said its cybersecurity department blocked a number of attacks against national network infrastructure during both Saturday's Eurovision grand final and two earlier semi-finals. Won by Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra in w
Apple iPhone USB-C•
Engadget / 5h
Oh my, it might actually be happening. I’ve wanted this for a while, and Apple’s excuses for sticking with its Lightning connector get weaker each year. Now a report from Bloomberg says the company is testing new iPhones and adapters with USB-C — what MacBooks and iPads already use. Engadget An adapter currently in testing could "let future iPhones work with accessories designed for the current L
From simple wave patterns to celebrating Halo Infinite, Microsoft has allowed users to set dynamic backgrounds on Xbox Series X|S for some time now. But if a recent leak is to be believed, we could soon see a "Dynamic Backgrounds Editor", which will unlock a slew of new customization options. Aggiornamenti Lumia , who's previously leaked numerous Windows stories, released a short clip over the we
JetBlue Spirit SA Frontier•
400+The Points Guy / 5h
JetBlue is not giving up on its efforts to acquire Spirit Airlines. Two weeks after JetBlue’s initial acquisition attempt was spurned by Spirit’s board of directors, the New York-based airline launched a new, two-part hostile offensive on Monday aimed at Spirit’s individual shareholders, its latest proposal to acquire the ultra-low-cost carrier. For its part, Spirit hopes to close a merger deal w
JetBlue Spirit Frontier•
View from the Wing / 5h
JetBlue wants Spirit Airlines shareholders to vote against merging with Frontier Airlines. They’ve reiterated their offer of more money to buy Spirit. They’ve reduced their offer from $33 to $30 per share but are dangling an additional 10% – back up to $33 per share in cash – subject to negotiation and due diligence. JetBlue’s offer is for substantially more money. It does not provide greater cer
Password Google Chrome•
In our passwordless future, we'll lose the frustration—and freedom—of getting locked out.
Sellers keep getting hit with fee increases—at a time when shelves are sitting empty.
29Wired / 5h
A spate of layoffs is just the first sign of trouble for early-stage companies facing an economic downturn.
Roe Abortion US One•
If regulation of abortion access falls to the states, it will unleash legal havoc over pregnancy-ending medications that are shipped across state lines.
Microsoft is continuing to refine the look of Windows 11 , with the shutdown window set to get a modern refresh, similar to improvements in suggested text and Paint . This can be found in Windows 11 Build 25115 , which is available in the Dev Channel if you're signed in to the Insider program. Once you press Alt + F4 , Windows 11’s shut down options, which include a drop-down menu giving you the
Update: Kopite7kimi has since tweeted (in a separate thread) to clarify that they meant early Q3 as in July, and more specifically, mid-July, for the arrival of RTX 4000 GPUs (add your own salt, as ever). Original story follows... Nvidia could beat AMD to the punch by quite some distance when it comes to getting next-gen graphics cards to the market, or at least that’s what the latest rumor from
iPhone Tap Pay Apple•
Engadget / 6h
In February Apple unveiled Tap to Pay , a new feature that will enable merchants to accept payments with only an iPhone — something that could cut into the business of companies like Square. Now, it turns out that Apple is already testing the feature at its own Apple Park visitor center in Cupertino. The Apple Park Visitor Center is one of the only apple retail stores in the US to support contact
Halo Infinite Season 2•
Halo Infinite developer 343 Industries will be rolling out a handful of major fixes for the shooter in its next update, and reverse several poorly received changes that were made to skill jumps following the release of Season 2. Skill jumps are essentially movement exploits that allow players to navigate Halo Infinite 's multiplayer maps faster and reach areas they ordinarily couldn’t. Although u
21BBC News - Technology / 6h
The In Pursuit of Repetitive Beats exhibition shows visitors what the acid-house scene was like.
We're Publishing the Facebook Papers. Here's How Facebook Killed News Feed Fixes Over Fear of Conservative Backlash.
100+Gizmodo / 6h
This piece is part of Gizmodo’s ongoing effort to make the Facebook Papers available to the public. See the full directory of documents here . Read more...
49Gizmodo / 6h
Have you seen those photos on social media featuring stomach-churning Burger King items from Germany ? Believe it or not, the photos are real, but there’s one big catch: All of the foods being advertised were available for precisely one day at just one location in Berlin. They’re not regular items sold at Burger King… Read more...
DJI 3 CineWhoop FPV•
The DJI Mini 3 Pro has only just taken flight, but the drone king is already rumored to be following it up with a compact, indoor-friendly take on its DJI FPV model. According to leaks from @DealsDrone and @OsitaLV , who have both previously been reliable sources of DJI rumors, the DJI Avata will be a much smaller version of the DJI FPV, which is a 'First-Person View' drone that you fly using a h
David Tennant C. Tate•
Doctor Who fans might just want to tune in for the show's 60th anniversary next year, as one of the Time Lord's most fondly remembered actors is set to reprise his role for the anniversary, airing in 2023. Slash Film reports that David Tennant, the tenth Doctor, will be returning to the role for what's likely to be a special episode for Doctor Who's 60th anniversary. He's also joined by Catherine
Marvel Hulk Disney Plus•
The release date for Marvel Studios' She-Hulk has been leaked online – by none other than Disney itself. As first spotted by Murphy's Multiverse on Saturday, May 14, Disney's UK website appeared to confirm that the MCU TV show would arrive on August 17. The possible launch date was listed under the Marvel on Disney Plus section of the webpage, with She-Hulk seemingly set to land on Disney Plus th
Uae Etisalat Vodafone•
Abu Dhabi-based telco Etisalat, also known as E&, has made a surprise investment in Vodafone, purchasing a 9.8% stake to become its largest shareholder. The $4.4 billion paid is a 10% premium on Vodafone’s share price, a vote of confidence in the Newbury-based operator’s present strategy. E& said the investment formed part of a wider strategy to be a global leader in telecoms and technology and t
Popular Mechanics / 7h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .
21NYT > Technology / 7h
Clever marketers have figured out how easy it is to simulate online intimacy at scale, ventriloquizing alluring models with cheap, offshore labor.
Crypto Terra Winter•
100+MIT Technology Review / 7h
One shiny premise of DeFi, or decentralized finance—a catch-all term for cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects related to the exchange of value—is that by spreading out and automating operations, and removing power from middlemen like banks, it can offer a system more resilient to global forces , able to survive events like war and economic downturns that pummel traditional markets. Some indus
TL;DR: As of May 16, a year of TuneIn Audio Streaming's Premium Plan is just $39.99 instead of its usual $119, which means it's 66% off. The monthly subscription fees are really starting to get out of hand; it may be time for some spring cleaning. Meet TuneIn — an audio streaming platform that combines live sports, breaking news, curated music, over 120,000 streaming radio stations, and all of yo
TL;DR: As of May 16, MSCHF's Two Million Dollar Puzzle is on sale to Mashable readers for just $30, or double your chances of hitting the jackpot by getting two for just $56 . You heard it here first: Mashable readers are getting early access to MSCHF’s latest 2 Million Dollar Puzzle . That means you have a chance to win 1 million bucks before it's released to the masses via Amazon. This is also
TL;DR: As of May 16, the 2022 Windows PowerShell Certification Bundle , worth $1,200, is on sale for just $19.99. If you work in tech and hate how much time you waste doing overly tedious administrative tasks, you need to learn PowerShell. To the uninitiated, PowerShell is a cross-platform tool that aims to help tech pros automate a range of time - consuming tasks , find, filter, and export infor
TL;DR: As of May 16, the OMNIA Pro 1 120W 4-Port Power Charger is on sale for $98.99, which is down 9% from its regular price of $109. When you pack for a trip , there’s always the dilemma of knowing which charger to bring. And if you’re packing for a family, you don’t want to overload your suitcase with a charger for each person. There probably aren’t that many outlets in your hotel rooms, after
If you've been looking to buy Apple AirPods Max, but have recoiled in horror at their extravagant pricing... good news! Apple's noise-cancelling over-ear headphones have dropped to their lowest-ever price thanks to a superb deal from Amazon. The retailer has cut the price of Apple's top-tier headphones from £549 to just £368 , saving you a gigantic £181. The only time we've seen them get any chea
40TechCrunch / 8h
Image Credits: Topship African merchants encounter many challenges when it comes to international shipping ranging from logistics and customs to hidden and excessive charges . Digital freight forwarders on the continent have grown to tackle these supply chain issues . In some way, they are taking after the likeness of an $8 billion company and a market leader in the freight space, Flexport; some
Popular Mechanics / 8h
The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .
Envoy Gateway Labs•
TechCrunch / 9h
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) is hosting its semi-annual Kubecon+ CloudNativeCon conference this week, so it’s maybe no surprise that we’ll hear quite a bit of news around open-source cloud infrastructure projects in the next few days. But even a day before the event, the CNCF has a bit of news: it’s launching a new project built around Envoy, the popular proxy originally developed
30TechCrunch / 9h
While last week was without a doubt the worst week for crypto asset performance in a very long time, it doesn’t seem to be stopping eFounders . The software-as-a-service startup studio is announcing that it is launching a new sub-studio called 3founders . As the name suggests, 3founders is focused on ‘web3’ startups, such as blockchain-related projects, NFT-enabled startups and crypto-friendly bu
Uber S. Robotics Motional•
Engadget / 9h
Uber Eats is launching not just one but two autonomous delivery pilots today in Los Angeles, TechCrunch has reported. The first is via an autonomous vehicle partnership with Motional, originally announced in December , and the second is with sidewalk delivery firm Serve Robotics, a company that spun out of Uber itself. The trials will be limited, with deliveries from just a few merchants includin
32TechCrunch / 9h
On the Chain Reaction podcast this week, we spoke with Kevin Rose, a serial entrepreneur whose efforts — including most famously Digg –have been well covered in TechCrunch over the past couple decades. Rose is a partner at the VC firm True Ventures, but his latest project is an NFT startup called Proof Collective, which recently launched a much-hyped 10,000 NFT collection of pixelated owls. Rose
100+TechCrunch / 10h
Twiga , a B2B e-commerce food distribution platform, has today announced the launch of its new subsidiary, Twiga Fresh, through which it will farm and distribute its own agricultural produce to traders. Twiga said it has begun producing horticultural produce like onions, tomatoes and watermelons on its 650-hectare (1,606 acres) land, with an estimated output of 150,000 tons of fresh produce annua
South Korea Crypto 2024•
20TechCrunch / 10h
One of the pledges Yoon Suk-yeol made to his voters was to implement a set of crypto-friendly policies in South Korea. Yoon, who won in March and came into the office this month, said he would raise the tax threshold for crypto investment gains to 50 million won or around $38,922. But he’s getting some resistance. The National Assembly Research Service (NARS) of South Korea, which provides inform
Despite reports that Netflix is looking to cut down on spending amid huge subscriber loss , the streaming service is going all in on its star-studded blockbuster The Gray Man , which is its most expensive film to date. As revealed in Empire Magazine's Summer 2022 issue (and then posted online by the BestOfChrisEvans Twitter account ), the $200 million action thriller is getting both a prequel and
48Mashable / 11h
Reporting online abuse often feels like wishing on a star. You throw your complaint into the ether and hope that some benevolent power is listening, while acknowledging there's a high likelihood nothing will come of it. Even so, you keep trying anyway, because you're an optimist who believes in miracles. Fortunately, Instagram doesn't leave you completely in the dark. The image sharing platform l
2023 Nissan Z Toyota•
20Ars Technica / 12h
Enlarge / Nissan gives a big nod to its heritage while injecting a much-needed dose of modernity into its rear-drive sports coupe. But is it enough to go toe-to-toe with the segment’s best? (credit: Nissan) Nissan provided a night in a hotel and a flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas so we could drive the new Z. Ars does not accept paid editorial content. The Z badge holds a certain reverence in
SlashGear / 12h
The anticipated 2023 Nissan Z Coupe sports car will arrive in U.S. dealerships this summer, and now we finally know how much you can expect to pay.
SlashGear / 12h
With affordable enthusiast cars in short supply, Nissan's new Z combines retro looks with a fiercely competitive price. Can it live up to the long Z legacy?