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11:50 pm GMT
Techcrunch Former Casper execs are building a direct-to-consumer dog food startup called Jinx
With Jinx, three former members of the Casper team are looking to bring what CEO Terri Rockovich called “the Casper playbook” to selling dog food. The startup has raised $5.65 million from...
11:38 pm -05
Engadget 'Catan' AR game could ride on Niantic's tech
If you're Niantic and you're planning a follow-up to augmented reality hits like Pokémon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, what famous property do you work with next? Apparently...
11:32 pm GMT
Techcrunch How Airbnb handles discrimination claims
When disability rights lawyer Haben Girma, who is blind and deaf, booked an apartment in London via Airbnb last month, she says the host cancelled her reservation after she disclosed that her guide do...
11:30 pm
The Verge Google keeps face-planting on the small stuff with latest Stadia launch gaffe
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge On June 6th, Google opened up preorders for the $130 “Founder’s Edition” of its Stadia cloud gaming service, promising those buyers woul...
11:30 pm
Slashdot Google Is Putting An Algorithmic Audio News Feed On Its Assistant
Google is adding an algorithmically determined news feed to its Google Assistant via a new service it's calling "Your News Update." The Verge reports: Google uses the information it has learned about ...
11:19 pm GMT
Techcrunch Sundance Institutes Co//ab offers online education and feedback for filmmakers
The Sundance Institute is looking to reach a broader community of up-and-coming filmmakers with a new website called Co//ab. The institute’s chief product officer Tara Hein-Phillips told me that...
11:08 pm
The Verge Verizon finally reveals actual 5G coverage maps
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Verizon is addressing one of the biggest criticisms about the company’s growing 5G network: a lack of traditional coverage ...
11:03 pm GMT
Android Headlines Amazon Expands Free Music Access With Ads For Some
Customers in the UK, Germany, and the US can now get free access to Amazon Music via the Amazon Music app on iOS, Android, FireTV, and the service's web interface. That's according to an announcement ...
11:02 pm PST
BoingBoing JOHN WILCOCK: The Day Kenneth Anger Walked Into The Pentagon to Distribute 93 Anti-War Talismans
Part Two of "LEVITATION OF THE PENTAGON" Concluded Next WeekRead Part One: Applying for a Permit to Exorcise the Pentagon of Evil Spirits, Levitating It Ten Feet Off the GroundFrom John Wilcock, New ...
11:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Lucence raises $20 million Series A for its non-invasive cancer screening technology
Lucence Diagnostics, a genomic medicine startup that develops non-invasive tests for cancer screening, announced today that it has raised a $20 million Series A led by IHH Healthcare, one of the world...
10:59 pm
The Verge Apple preparing to build the next generation of media apps for Windows
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is hunting for software engineers to help the company build media apps for Windows. The iPhone maker revealed its plans in a job listing ear...
10:50 pm
Slashdot Cops Put GPS Tracker On Man's Car, Charge Him With Theft For Removing It
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Back in 2012, the US Supreme Court ruled that it's illegal for the police to attach a GPS tracking device to someone's car without a warrant. But...
10:49 pm
The Verge Amazon lets police ask for Ring videos that are more than a month old
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon’s Ring home security company lets police ask users for videos that are up to 45 days old and 12 hours long, Amazon said in a letter relea...
10:43 pm -05
Engadget 'Fortnite' DirectX 12 update boosts performance on high-end PCs
Fortnite is about to make better use of your fast gaming rig. Epic is rolling out an update to the Windows version of its battle royale shooter that adds support for DirectX 12. If you have a high-e...
10:36 pm
The Verge Apples 16-inch MacBook Pro has a mysterious new lid angle sensor
Image: iFixit Apple’s new 16-inch MacBook Pro not only has a bigger screen, but it returns to a scissor switch keyboard, has louder speakers, a better mic, and a... lid angle sensor? M...
10:30 pm GMT
Android Headlines Stadia Founders Codes Having Issues Being Sent Out On Time
It looks like codes for activating Stadia aren't being sent out to Founders in a timely manner. A post on the r/Stadia subreddit with 690 comments and counting is filled with complaints about the issu...
10:20 pm PST
BoingBoing A racist cop bullies two black men for "acting suspicious," and he actually gets fired
Crazed Indiana officer Daryl Jones was fired after bullying two black men for "acting suspicious" after they bought a bunch of goods from Nordstrom Rack.The unhinged officer came up to the men, who we...
10:10 pm
Slashdot Senators Ask Zuckerberg To Explain Why Facebook Still Tracks Users' Location Even When They Have Asked it Not To
Two senators are asking Facebook to "respect" users' decisions to keep their location data from the company. From a report: In a letter sent Tuesday, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Sen. Chris Coons, D-D...
10:08 pm GMT
Techcrunch Scooter maker Superpedestrian raises $20 million as it gears up to launch
Superpedestrian, the startup working with a handful of scooter operators to deploy vehicles that can perform self-diagnostics, just raised a $20 million round from Spark Capital, General Catalyst, Han...
09:49 pm GMT
Android Headlines How To Change Your Stadia Name & Avatar
So you've just started playing games on Stadia on Android or another device and have decided you want to change your name. For whatever reason, 'xxX420Bl4zeItXxx'just isn't cutting it anymore and you ...
09:46 pm
The Verge Uberis at fault forfatal self-drivingcrash, but its not alone
Image: ABC 15 Federal investigators split the blame for the fatal Uber self-driving crash between the ride-hailing company, the safety driver in the vehicle, the victim, and the state of...
09:44 pm GMT
Techcrunch In the ghost kitchen race, GV-backed Kitchen United aims to kill with kindness; heres its playbook
Cloud kitchens, ghost kitchens, dark kitchens. No doubt by now you know a little about these businesses that are moving into underused or more affordable properties that can be turned into shared work...
09:44 pm GMT
Techcrunch In a race against Travis Kalanick, Kitchen United aims to kill with kindness; heres its playbook
Cloud kitchens, ghost kitchens, dark kitchens. No doubt by now you know a little about these businesses that are moving into underused or more affordable properties that can be turned into shared work...
09:33 pm GMT
Techcrunch Is this Niantics next game?
First came Pokmon GO. Then came Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Then came… Catan? It’s starting to look like the next property to get Niantic’s “real world game” treatment w...
09:31 pm GMT
Android Headlines Subway Surfers Is The Most Popular Mobile Game In Q3 2019
While mobile games like Call of Duty Mobile and Mario Kart Tour continue to be insanely popular, older game Subway Surfers is still smashing records. New research from Golden Casino News shows that Su...
09:30 pm
Slashdot The Flat-Earth Conspiracy Continues To Spread Around the Globe
An anonymous reader shares a report: "I don't want to be a flat Earther," David Weiss says, his voice weary as he reflects on his personal awakening. "Would you wake up in the morning and want everyon...
09:27 pm
The Verge Heres when Black Friday deals start at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and more
Black Friday is happening on Friday, November 29th, but if you shop on that day only, you’ll probably miss out on some great deals. That’s because several retailers, including Target, ...
09:27 pm -05
Engadget Check out the trailer for the final episode of Darth Vader's VR saga
LucasFilm's ILMxLAB has shared a new trailer for the upcoming final episode of its excellent Vader Immortal VR game series. While short, the minute-and-a-half long clip is dense with details....
09:26 pm
The Verge The Morning Shows executive producers felt like early reviews were an attack on Apple
Photo: Apple TV Plus Early reviews for The Morning Show weren’t exactly positive, and executive producers Kerry Ehrin and Mimi Leder believe a lot of the feedback was an “attack on A...
09:25 pm PST
BoingBoing Hilarious decal "fixes" a dented vehicle
From Hussy Horse Designs, this delightful Wile E. Coyote decal.It's the perfect band-aid until you get over to ACME Auto Body for a real repair.(via Gareth's Tips, Tools, and Shop Tales) Read the rest...
09:21 pm PST
BoingBoing Trump Jr. attacked on Twitter after his idiot tweet that questions Vindman's heroism
Trump Junior retweeted an article from the Federalist this morning called Lets Stop Pretending Every Impeachment Witness Is A Selfless Hero" about National Security Council Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman,...
09:17 pm PST
BoingBoing Dredging Up What's "Under the Silver Lake"
Did you see this trailer for Under the Silver Lake about a year ago and think nothing of it? Lots of people did and dismissed it as a generic hipster-centric snoozefest. But a few interested people st...
08:55 pm GMT
Android Headlines Offer From Boost Founder May Shake Up Sprint T-Mobile Merger
Sprint and T-Mobile may have another offer to buy Boost Mobile assets to consider instead of just DISH Network's offer following statements made by founder Peter Adderton during an interview with Reut...
08:50 pm
Slashdot Xiaomi Integrates Earthquake Alert System Into MIUI OS
Xiaomi today unveiled a new iteration of its virtual assistant Xiao Ai and shared a new feature of Android-based MIUI operating system as the publicly listed Chinese technology group pushes to expand ...
08:43 pm GMT
Techcrunch Karmas new electric hinge-winged hypercar concept goes 0 to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds
Karma Automotive took the wraps off Tuesday of a new electric concept car called the SC2 that produces a heart-thumping 1,100 horsepower and can travel from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 1.9 seconds. The ...
08:40 pm -05
Engadget Karma's latest supercar concept boasts neck-snapping power
Karma builds very fancy, very sleek luxury cars. The Revero GTS and SC2 concept vehicles unveiled at the LA Auto Show are no different. Both cars seem like the type of vehicle a crime-fighting billion...
08:38 pm GMT
Techcrunch Facebooks latest experiment is a meme creation app, Whale
Facebook’s NPE Team, a division inside the social networking giant that will build experimental consumer-facing social apps, has now added a third app to its lineup with the launch of meme creat...
08:37 pm GMT
Techcrunch Luna is a new kind of space company helping biotech find its footing in microgravity
Toronto-based startup Luna Design and Innovation is a prime example of the kind of space company that is increasingly starting up to take advantage of the changing economics of the larger industry. Fo...
08:37 pm PST
BoingBoing Terabytes of data leaked from an oligarch-friendly offshore bank
The Distributed Denial of Secrets Twitter account has published links to terabytes of data identified as raw data from the Cayman National Bank and Trust; Phineas Fisher (previously), the public-inter...
08:30 pm
TutsPlus - Design 40 Best Fonts for Making Monograms & Logo Designs in 2020
Create the best logos with monogram designs. Check out this list of premium logo fonts. 40 Best Fonts for Monograms & Logos Having trouble designing a logo? A popular concept style that is easy an...
08:18 pm GMT
Android Headlines The PlayStation 4 Pro Is Now Cheaper Than It Will Be On Black Friday
Right now, Rakuten has the PlayStation 4 Pro lower than it is advertised to be on Black Friday. So, now is a really great time to pick one up. It's currently listed at just $294. Now to get this price...
08:14 pm -05
Engadget Kickstarter wants projects to be more transparent about their budget
Crowdfunding is great in theory, but many projects fail to meet their fundraising goals, end up asking for more money or fall apart entirely. In an attempt to help creators avoid those fates, Kickstar...
08:10 pm
Slashdot Antivirus Vendors and Non-Profits Join To Form 'Coalition Against Stalkerware'
Ten organizations today announced the creation of the Coalition Against Stalkerware, the first global initiative of its kind, with the sole purpose of fighting against stalkerware. From a report: Also...
08:05 pm GMT
Techcrunch Macys said hackers stole customer credit cards again
For the second time in as many years, Macy’s customers have been hit by a data breach involving countless numbers of credit cards. In a filing with the California attorney general, the retail gi...
08:03 pm GMT
Techcrunch Build trust with remote users to get qualitative feedback
Developers and marketers have automated most user feedback and testing, but what about communities like patients or senior citizens who may be more challenging to reach?...
08:03 pm GMT
Techcrunch Karma Automotive unveils its faster next act, the Revero GTS
Karma Automotive’s second act is a gasoline-electric luxury vehicle that aims to deliver more performance and tech inside a sleek and sporty $149,950 package. The 2020 Revero GTS unveiled Tuesda...
08:00 pm
The Verge Mixers Partners can now control who can make clips in their channels
Alex Castro / The Verge Mixer is changing the way it does its clips: it’s letting its verified Partners control who gets to make them, along with adding better editing functionality to...
07:58 pm GMT
Techcrunch Linode launches its Kubernetes Engine into beta
Before the hyperclouds, there were Linode, Mediatemple, HostGator and seemingly a million other hosting services that let you rent affordable virtual private servers for your development needs. And wh...
07:53 pm GMT
CSS Tricks No, Absolutely Not
I think the difference between a junior and senior front-end developer isn't in their understanding or familiarity with a particular tech stack, toolchain, or whether they can write flawless code. Ins...
07:48 pm GMT
Android Headlines Huawei P Smart Z 2020 Will Likely Have A Rotating Pop-up Camera With Two Sensors
Huawei is now apparently gearing up to launch a P Smart Z 2019 successor, as is evident by two patents. Filed with both European Union Intellectual Property Office and World Intellectual Property Offi...
07:39 pm PST
BoingBoing 20 grams of melt-in-your hand gallium
Gallium is a metal that melts at 86 degrees F. It's more fun than playing with mercury, and probably safer, too (it *will* temporarily stain your skin gray though, because it's "wet" when liquid and w...
07:36 pm PST
BoingBoing Quiet Rooms: Illinois schools lead the nation in imprisoning very young, disabled children in isolation chambers
20 years ago, Illinois was rocked by a scandal after the widespread practice of locking schoolchildren, especially those with disabilities or special needs, in small, confining boxes was revealed. The...
07:28 pm -05
Engadget Washington, DC sues DoorDash for allegedly misleading users about tips
DoorDash's change in tipping policy has come too late to avoid legal repercussions. The District of Columbia Attorney General has sued DoorDash over claims it not only stiffed couriers (aka Dash...
07:27 pm GMT
Techcrunch Clumio raises $135M Series C for its backup as a service platform
Clumio, a 100-people startup that offers a SaaS-like service for enterprise backup, today announced that it has raised a $135 million Series C round, led by existing investor Sutter Hill Ventures and ...
07:13 pm PST
BoingBoing Mysterious rolls of cash randomly appearing on sidewalks in tiny English village
Mysterious rolls of cash keep showing up on sidewalks in the small English village of Blackhall Colliery, on the North Sea coast of County Durham. In the last 5 years, around US$30,000 has been found ...
07:13 pm GMT
Android Headlines Cheapest AT&T TV NOW Plan Is Now $65 Per Month
AT&T has once again increased the price of AT&T TV NOW. The cheapest plan now available through the company's "NOW" service is $65 per month. The price changes are now reflected on the AT&...
07:10 pm
Slashdot Secretive Energy Startup Backed By Bill Gates Achieves Solar Breakthrough
A secretive startup backed by Bill Gates has achieved a solar breakthrough aimed at saving the planet. From a report: Heliogen, a clean energy company that emerged from stealth mode on Tuesday, said i...
07:09 pm GMT
Techcrunch Give InKinds smarter giving platform brings in surprise $1.5 million in pre-seed funding
Helping out a friend in need online can be surprisingly difficult. While giving cash is easy enough, that's often not what people need most so Give InKind aims to be the platform where you can do a l...
07:07 pm GMT
Techcrunch CMU finds that even bad robot trash talk can throw you off your game
A commons tactic in both amateur and professional sports and even in competitions as mundane as a casual board game night is trash talk. But the negative effect of trash talk may have less to do wit...
07:00 pm GMT
Android Headlines How To Buy Games On Stadia
With Stadia now available, you might be wondering how you can buy games and the answer in short, is on Android. In this brief guide we'll walk you through how you can make your purchases so you can di...
06:50 pm
Slashdot Google and Samsung Fix Android Spying Flaw. Other Makers May Still Be Vulnerable
Until recently, weaknesses in Android camera apps from Google and Samsung made it possible for rogue apps to record video and audio and take images and then upload them to an attacker-controlled serve...
06:50 pm -05
Engadget 'Death Stranding' and 'Control' lead Game Awards nominees
The Game Awards takes place in less than a month and voting is now open after Geoff Keighley announced the nominees. Hideo Kojima's sprawling epic Death Stranding leads the pack with nine nominat...
06:49 pm GMT
CSS Tricks JAMstack, Fugu, and Houdini
What has me really excited about building websites recently is the fact that we, as front-end developers, have the power to do so much more. Only a few years ago, I would need a whole team of develope...
06:43 pm GMT
Android Headlines Stream Disney On The $25 Roku Express
Amazon has the Roku Express on sale for as low as $25 right now, making it cheap and easy to stream Disney+. Not a huge price discount from its regular price of $28, but it does match an all-time low ...
06:37 pm -05
Engadget Google Assistants latest feature is a personalized audio news feed
Starting today, you can ask Google Assistant to "play me to the news" and it'll create a curated playlist of audio news stories. The feature, called Your News Update, is available on an...
06:35 pm -05
Engadget Arturias V Collection 7 plug-in synth suite is $200 off for Black Friday
Arturia creates some of the best plug-in versions of vintage synthesizers; users get authentic new wave and classic rock sounds without filling an entire room with keyboards. Musicians who want to rec...
06:30 pm GMT
Techcrunch Vulog will power Hyundais new LA car-sharing service
The technology behind Hyundai’s new car-sharing service in Los Angeles is provided by a company that is largely unknown despite its ubiquity. Vulog announced Tuesday during Automobility LA that ...
06:30 pm GMT
Android Headlines Stadia Has Launched & All Day-One Games Are Available
Stadia is officially here for all Pro subscribers who have their units, as the service has launched for Android, PC, and Chromecast Ultra today. All day-one games are now available for gameplay, which...
06:24 pm PST
BoingBoing Music that inspired 1980s Japanese environmental music composer Yukata Hirose
Yutaka Hirose is a Japanese composer who was a key figure in that country's ambient/environmental music scene of the 1980s that in recent years has been rediscovered by crate-diggers around the world....
06:16 pm -05
Engadget The League adds video speed dating to help users find better matches
When it comes to dating apps, swiping has taken over. Whether it's Tinder or OkCupid, most dating apps have defaulted to the gesture as the de facto way for people to express their interest in so...
06:14 pm GMT
Techcrunch Facebook announces dates for its 2020 F8 developers conference
Facebook announced its plans for its F8 annual developer conference, which is where the company shows off its latest technology, apps and its vision for the future. The company says the next event wil...
06:10 pm GMT
Techcrunch Google Assistant introduces personalized playlists of audio news
Starting today, when you say “Hey Google, play me the news” to a Google Assistant-enabled phone or smart speaker, you’ll get a tailored playlist of the day’s big headlines and ...
06:10 pm
Slashdot People Are Having Sex With 3D Avatars of Their Exes and Celebrities
samleecole writes: Using a photograph to algorithmically generate a person's face and some 3D-rendered body parts, anyone can make a realistic avatar of someone who is walking around in real life. Imp...
06:00 pm -05
Engadget Roblox wants you to build Star Wars speeder to celebrate Rise of Skywalker
There's a new Star Wars film coming out soon, and Roblox is partnering with Disney to enable players to build their own in-universe vehicles. The Galactic Speedway Creator Challenge tasks you wit...
06:00 pm
The Verge Google is putting an algorithmic audio news feed on its Assistant
Google is rolling out a new service for Google Assistant that it’s calling “Your News Update.” It takes the idea of an algorithmically determined news feed — the kind you get from ...
05:59 pm PST
BoingBoing "Softbody Tetris": what if tetronimoes were made of jello?
C4D4U's SOFTBODY TETRIS V16 is (as the name implies), the latest in a series of "softbody" simulations of Tetris, in which the tetronimoes are rubbery, jelly-like solids that glisten as they wobble in...
05:59 pm GMT
Android Headlines Exclusive Look At The Huawei Y6s & Another Mystery Huawei Phone
Here's the latest Huawei phone leak with an exclusive look at two new Huawei phones. Shown here is the Huawei Y6s and another, yet to be determined, Huawei smartphone. It's unclear when either of thes...
05:57 pm GMT
Specky Boy Keeping Time: A Collection of Clock and Timer Code Snippets
The act of displaying time is quite popular on the web. But its not at all limited to what we typically wear on our wrist or hang on the wall.... The post Keeping Time: A Collection of Clock and Timer...
05:49 pm PST
BoingBoing Revisiting Operation Mindfuck
Over at Medium, BB pal Douglas Rushkoff explores how today's propaganda -- born in the 17th century to propagate the Catholic faith and reborn in the 20th century as "public relations" -- is no longer...
05:44 pm
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday smart speaker deals
Photography by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Smart speakers are always a popular choice for gifts: you can use them to play music, tell you the weather, and even order packages. If you’ve b...
05:42 pm PST
BoingBoing Sand thieves believed to be behind epidemic of Chinese GPS jamming
Ship's captains and outside monitoring firms have reported waves of GPS jamming around Shanghai's ports, on a scale and of a severity never seen before: the jamming causes ships' locations to be incor...
05:38 pm PST
BoingBoing Man helps beaver carry branch
This kind man assisted a beaver with a heavy burden. Read the rest ...
05:36 pm PST
BoingBoing Glass screen protector for my Nintendo Switch
I use these screen protectors on my Nintendo Switch.The Nintendo Switch gets handed from child to child. The Switch gets banged, bumped, dropped and treated like something a 5-year-old is struggling w...
05:33 pm GMT
Android Headlines Phone Comparisons: LG G8X ThinQ vs OnePlus 7T
The time has come to compare the LG G8X ThinQ vs the OnePlus 7T. These two are both flagship-grade smartphone offerings from their respective companies. Well, they're both one of the flagship offering...
05:30 pm GMT
Techcrunch Robotics startup Picnic, known for its automated pizza assembly system, raises $5 million
Picnic, a robotics startup that focuses on food production, announced today that it has raised $5 million in additional seed funding. The new round was led by Creative Ventures, with participation fro...
05:30 pm PST
BoingBoing Judge denies Trump's request to dismiss defamation case against him
CNN reports that Donald Trump can be forced to be deposed in a defamation case against him, ruled a New York state Supreme Court Justice.Summer Zervos, a a former Apprentice contestant accused Trump o...
05:30 pm
Slashdot Google Stadia Review: Gaming's Streaming Future Isn't Here Yet
Scott Stein, reviews Google Stadia cloud gaming service for CNET: Stadia's launch day was earlier this week... sort of. Really, consider this the start of Stadia's early-access beta period. Because Go...
05:24 pm PST
BoingBoing Watch this kind fellow help an overburdened beaver
Last month in Deggendorf, Germany, Alexander Oswald, 19, and his friends encountered a beaver on the road in the middle of the night. Afraid that a a driver might hit the animal, they stopped their ca...
05:24 pm GMT
Wal You Apple Bans Vaping Apps Due to Health Concerns
It might not come as a surprise that Apple bans vaping apps on the App Store. In recent months, regular users of vaping products have died mysteriously. The cause was recently zeroed down to vitamin-E...
05:22 pm
The Verge AI helps discover new geoglyph in the Nazca Lines
The geoglyph spotted by AI tools is a human figure about five meters (16 feet) tall. | Image: Yamagata University / IBM Japan Scientists from Japan have used machine learning for the fir...
05:18 pm PST
BoingBoing The State of South Dakota wants you to know that it's on meth
South Dakota Republican Governor Kristi L. Noem spent $449,000 (more that $0.50 per resident of South Dakota!) on a campaign to educate state residents about the state's program to address its methamp...
05:18 pm
The Verge Vizio TV owners will be able to stream Disney over Chromecast in December
Image: Vizio Right now, if you want to watch Disney+ on a Vizio SmartCast TV, you can only do so by sending it to the TV from an Apple device with AirPlay. That will change soon, though,...
05:13 pm -05
Engadget Xiaomi is adding early earthquake warnings to MIUI phones in China
Xiaomi smartphone and set-top box owners in China will soon have access to potentially life-saving early earthquake warnings right on their devices. At its annual Mi Developer conference in Bejing, th...
05:09 pm PST
BoingBoing Driver misses freeway exit, causes another car to flip, then merrily drives off
A freeway driver missed their exit, and they stopped so they could back up and take it. This caused another car behind them to swerve and flip. The idiot driver then took the exit and drove off as if ...
05:08 pm GMT
Techcrunch DoorDash tipping practices prompts lawsuit from DC Attorney General
DoorDash is facing a new lawsuit regarding its tipping practices. This time, it’s coming from Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine. In the suit, Racine accuses DoorDash of engaging in d...
05:08 pm
TutsPlus - Code 12 Best WordPress Slider & Carousel Plugins of 2020
Whether you want to show off customer testimonials, your latest blog posts, your best images, or just celebrate the members of your team, there is a WordPress slider plugin or WordPress carousel slid...
05:07 pm GMT
Techcrunch Make a personal plan for your exit or IPO
I see plenty of founders having liquidity events only to find themselves making hurried decisions with their newfound wealth, ultimately feeling frustrated when they realize theyve paid a painful pric...
05:06 pm GMT
CSS Tricks Oh, the Places JavaScript Will Go
I tend to be pretty vocal about the problems client-side JavaScript cause from a performance perspective. We're shipping more JavaScript than ever to our user's devices and the result is increasingly ...
05:06 pm PST
BoingBoing Youtube told them to use this "royalty-free" music; now rightsholders are forcing ads on their videos and claiming most of the revenue
'Dreams' by Joakim Karud is a popular track in Youtube's library of safe, royalty-free music, which it supplies to video creators who want to stay on the right side of copyright, but Sonyatv and Warne...
05:03 pm PST
BoingBoing No one entered Jeffrey Epstein's cell the night he died
There are interesting details in today's federal criminal indictments against two jail guards at the Manhattan jail where pedophile and child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein died.Two guards at the Manh...
05:02 pm PST
BoingBoing The Expanse season 4 trailer
I really enjoyed the first season of The Expanse, but then kinda forgot about it. I read several of the James S. A. Corey books but have forgotten which and gotten it all confused.Too many universes. ...
05:01 pm GMT
Techcrunch Heres the first look inside Orbexs Scotland rocket factory
European private launch startup Orbex is getting ready to start actually launching payloads aboard its own rockets, and it’s pulling back the curtains to give a look at the factory it’s us...
05:00 pm -05
Engadget NVIDIA's RTX Studio driver speeds up ray-traced V-Ray rendering
When you see a particularly shiny, photorealistic 3D scene, there's a good chance it was created on Autodesk's 3DS Max or Maya using Chaos Group's V-Ray renderer. It can take a long tim...
05:00 pm
The Verge Kickstarter wants creators to actually think about their budget ahead of launch
Kickstarter Kickstarter wants creators on its platform to be more transparent with backers about how their money is being used. The crowdfunding platform is launching a feature today cal...
04:53 pm PST
BoingBoing How to build a button box for a toddler
The creator of the CodeParade video channel made an interactive pushbutton busyboard for his toddler. He bought a bunch of knobs and switches, wired them to an Arduino, LEDs and beepers, and put them ...
04:51 pm PST
BoingBoing Elizabeth Warren's plan to denazify America
Elizabeth Warren has released a characteristically detailed campaign plan to counter white nationalist violence in the USA, whose multi-pronged approach includes directing the DoJ to be more vigorous ...
04:50 pm GMT
Android Headlines Amazon's Fire TV Blaster Helps Alexa Control Even More Home Devices
Amazon's latest hardware product is the Fire TV Blaster. Priced at $34.99, the Amazon Fire TV Blaster improves IR control for an existing setup. Unlike other Amazon Fire TV devices, the Amazon IR blas...
04:50 pm
Slashdot Watchmen Creator Alan Moore: Modern Superhero Culture is Embarrassing
Is it embarrassing for adults to like superheroes? According to Alan Moore -- creator of the Watchmen series and widely considered one of the greatest comic book writers -- it is. From a report: He sa...
04:46 pm PST
BoingBoing Its Lieutenant Colonel Vindman, please
Devin Nunes is such an idiot.During his public testimony in hearings on the impeachment of Donald Trump, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman corrected ranking Rep. Devin Nunes when Nunes incorrectly and mockin...
04:44 pm -05
Engadget NY Attorney General sues Juul for deceptive marketing
Yesterday, California filed a lawsuit against e-cigarette company Juul for allegedly targeting underage Californians with its marketing and sales practices. Today, New York Attorney General Letitia Ja...
04:37 pm PST
BoingBoing Excellent animation explains how an escalator works
Jared Owen makes CGI videos that reveal the inner workings of things we use, but often don't understand. They are like video versions of David McCauley's The Way Things Work. In his latest video, Owen...
04:37 pm PST
BoingBoing That sound you hear is 'Republican talking points disintegrating'
The Donald Trump impeachment hearings are yielding much interesting drama today.Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman and VP Mike Pence aide Jennifer Williams testify today.Watch it live on CSPAN here.Longtim...
04:33 pm
The Verge New York attorney general sues Juul for deceptive marketing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Tuesday, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a new lawsuit against e-cigarette company Juul, alleging that the company misled con...
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Engadget Panasonic's Lumix G9 is less than $1,000 for the first time ever
The Panasonic Lumix G9 4K digital camera body is on sale for $998 on Amazon today. This is the first time we've seen the price drop below $1,000. Considering that the G9's recommended retail...
04:31 pm GMT
Line 25 Understanding and Mastering the Art of Ombre Design
The term Ombre Design refers to the gradual blending of one hue of a colour to another. Generally, the progression is from light tints and shades towards darker tints and shades. The effect has gained...
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The Verge Bird will give you free scooter rides if you take a selfie while wearing a helmet
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Bird says it will start giving out free rides to customers who take selfies of themselves wearing helmets in an effort to promote safety while...
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BoingBoing Beyond the gig economy: "platform co-ops" that run their own apps
I've written about Up & Go before: that's the worker-owned co-op of home cleaners in New York City that has built a version of the on-demand economy that keeps the convenience but jettisons the p...
04:25 pm GMT
Abduzeedo That 90s Graphic Design Look is Coming Back - Pitchfork Music Festival
That 90s Graphic Design Look is Coming Back - Pitchfork Music Festival abduzeedoNov 19, 2019 Its been quite a while since the last time I posted about my favorite decade ...
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Techcrunch Amazons new Fire TV Blaster works with Echo to control your TV, soundbar, cable box and more
Amazon already offers Alexa voice control to TV owners through its Fire TV devices, by way of a voice remote or by pairing an Echo device with a Fire TV, for hands-free voice commands. Now, it’s...
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BoingBoing New York sues Juul
On her official Twitter account, New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced that NY is suing Juul.I filed a lawsuit against @JUULvapor, AG James tweeted on Tuesday.JUUL has allegedly enga...
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Engadget Niantic is adding gifting to Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
Taking a page from Pokémon Go, Niantic is adding gifting to Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. The next time you launch the augmented reality game, you'll be able to find different colored b...
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Slashdot Some Fitbit Users Say They're Getting Rid of the Devices Because They Don't Trust Google
The trend of people throwing or threatening to throw out their Fitbit devices comes as Google faces a perception problem that has spanned everyday users and regulators alike. From a report: The compan...
04:10 pm GMT
Techcrunch Hands-on with DJIs Osmo Mobile 3
Hello, its your video-making friends at TechCrunch again. This time, DJI sent us the latest iteration of their mobile phone gimbal to try out for a couple of weeks. While I took mine to Budapest and V...
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Android Headlines Grab A 43-inch Hisense 4K Android TV For Just $189 Today
Best Buy has a really great sale right now on this 43-inch Hisense 4K Android TV. You can pick it up for just $189. That's good for $60 off of its regular price. This TV was already pretty inexpensive...
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The Verge This slippery new coating could make toilets less filthy
A slippery new coating could make the crappiest place in your home a little cleaner. Developed by researchers at Penn State University, this two-part product promises to keep your toilet b...
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Techcrunch Salesforce Customer 360 aims to bring all customer data into a single view
The holy grail of customer experience these days involves gathering all of the data on an individual customer into a single record. Today at Dreamforce, the company’s massive customer customer c...
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BoingBoing You will fail.
CNN political correspondent Abby Phillip was among the first to share a provocative tidbit of Washington gossip on Twitter today. Earlier today, Phillip (who is wonderful, you should follow her on Twi...
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Techcrunch Meet Dongtu, the Giphy of China
With its own universe of homegrown social networks, e-commerce platforms and search engines, the Chinese internet is a world apart from its counterpart in the U.S.But in some areas, the two countries ...
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Engadget Bird offers scooter credits when you take 'helmet selfies'
Scooter sharing companies have tried numerous ways of promoting helmet use, but Bird is trying a particularly direct method -- good, old-fashioned rewards. The service has introduced a "Helmet S...
03:46 pm GMT
Dev To Why I've started asking companies about their technical interviews before proceeding with them
This is a quick a follow up to an article I wrote a few months ago Could your recruitment process be discouraging female developers? and what I'm doing to try to make a change in the industry.I'm curr...
03:43 pm GMT
Techcrunch SNCs Dream Chaser spacecraft can supply NASAs lunar space station and become its own orbital platform
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is in the process of developing ‘Dream Chaser,’ a reusable spacecraft designed to ferry cargo to the International Space Station, and bring it back to Earth...
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Engadget 'Detroit: Become Human' is coming to PC on December 12th
It took a while, but the PC version of Detroit: Become Human is nearly here. Quantic Dream has revealed that the Windows edition will be available through the Epic Games Store on December 12th, with ...
03:35 pm
The Verge Two electric scooter companies, Ojo and Gotcha, are merging to take on Bird and Lime
Ojo, a California electric scooter company, announced its intention to acquire Gotcha, a scooter and bike rental service. It’s another sign that the shared micromobility industry is over...
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BoingBoing George Takei endorses Pete Buttigieg
George Takei is an inspirational American who frequently uses his voice to enlighten and uplift us all.The times demand more of us. They demand a thoughtful leader who affirms the promise of America a...
03:27 pm
Slashdot India Says Law Permits Agencies To Snoop on Citizens' Devices
The Indian government said on Tuesday that it is "empowered" to intercept, monitor, or decrypt any digital communication "generated, transmitted, received, or stored" on a citizen's device in the coun...
03:24 pm GMT
CSS Tricks How Do You Remove Unused CSS From a Site?
Here's what I'd like you to know upfront: this is a hard problem. If you've landed here because you're hoping to be pointed at a tool you can run that tells you exactly what CSS you can delete from yo...
03:23 pm GMT
CSS Tricks Six Months Using Firebase Web Performance Monitoring
I don't really think of Firebase as a performance monitoring tool (all I ever think about is auth and real-time data storage), but nevertheless, it totally has that feature. Justin Ribeiro...[A] tool ...
03:21 pm GMT
Techcrunch Spotify turns its personalization technology to podcasts with launch of Your Daily Podcasts
Spotify is taking the personalization technology that powers its music playlists, like Discover Weekly and Daily Mix, and turning it to podcasts. The company announced this morning the launch of a new...
03:20 pm GMT
Android Headlines Bundle The Amazon Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick & TP-Link Mini Smart Plug For $42
Best Buy has a pretty amazing bundle right now for the Fire TV Stick. Where you can bundle the Amazon Fire TV Stick, the Echo Dot and the TP-Link Mini Smart Plug for just $41.99. Amazon is currently b...
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Engadget Vizio is updating SmartCast TVs to stream Disney via Chromecast
Vizio is promising Android users that they'll be able to beam Disney+ to their SmartCast TVs by the end of the year. Currently, iOS users can cast the Disney+ app to the TV using AirPlay 2. But A...
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Engadget This Angry Birds 'Venting Machine' is made for you to attack
Rovio is aiming to do something a bit different for the tenth anniversary of Angry Birds on December 11th. What started out as an addictive mobile iPhone game has morphed into a multimedia giant, span...
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The Verge The chaotic industry behind the insulin I need to live
The Verge In the winter of 2005, I was so severely underweight and starved of energy that I went to great lengths to provide my body with any source of sugar. That included chugging a br...
02:58 pm PST
BoingBoing Leaks reveal how the "Pitbull of PR" helped Purdue Pharma and the Sacklers ignite the opioid crisis
Propublica has obtained a tranche of leaked internal communications between the Sackler family's Purdue Pharma, makers of the lethal opioid Oxycontin, and Dezenhall Resources, known as "The Pitbull of...
02:57 pm GMT
Techcrunch India says law permits agencies to snoop on citizens devices
The Indian government said on Tuesday that it is empowered to intercept, monitor, or decrypt any digital communication generated, transmitted, received, or stored on a citizen’s device in the co...
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Engadget 7-Eleven now offers voice ordering through Alexa and Google Home
For the days that leaving your house to get snacks and supplies is just too unfathomable, there's 7-Eleven delivery. Now, for the days when looking at a screen is equally as taxing, there's ...
02:44 pm
Slashdot Microsoft Teams Hits 20M Daily Users, Up 50% in 4 Months
Microsoft Teams now has more than 20 million daily active users, a 50% spike in four months that puts the tool well ahead of its chief rival Slack. From a report: Microsoft revealed the number of Team...
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The Verge Amazons latest Fire TV accessory is an IR blaster that lets your Echo control your TV
Amazon’s new Fire TV Blaster. | Image: Amazon Amazon has announced a new Fire TV accessory called the Fire TV Blaster. It’s a $34.99 IR blaster that’s designed to let you control h...
02:38 pm GMT
Techcrunch Amazon makes its music streaming service free with ads
Amazon is making its music streaming service free. The company previously offered free, ad-supported streaming only to customers who owned an Amazon Echo device. Now it’s rolling out free stream...
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Engadget Verizon expands 5G to 'parts of' Boston, Houston and Sioux Falls
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is continuing its ever-so-gradual 5G rollout in three cities. The ultra wideband wireless is now live in "parts of" Boston, Houston, and Sioux Falls...
02:34 pm GMT
Android Headlines Black Friday Comes Early To The Roborock S5 Robot Vacuum & Mop
Amazon has the Roborock S5 on sale today for just $359.99, that matches its Black Friday price. So you can get it for its Black Friday price, a lot earlier than Black Friday. Which makes this a really...
02:34 pm GMT
Techcrunch Sweden drops rape investigation into Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange
Sweden has dropped an investigation into Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, on allegations of suspected rape. In a statement today the country’s prosecution authority said the evidence has ̶...
02:30 pm GMT
CSS Tricks serpstack
(This is a sponsored post.)Is it your job to keep an eye on your company's search engine placement? Or your clients? Or are you building a tool to do just that? Manually Googling stuff isn't going to ...
02:30 pm PST
BoingBoing A Canadian podcast reveals everything wrong with the Trump administration's migrant baby adoption policy
The US government detained more than 69,000 migrant children last year in the course of its brutal family separation policy. There's no guarantee these kids will ever be reunited with their parents; i...
02:29 pm GMT
Techcrunch The iRobot Roomba s9 and Braava m6 are the robots you should trust to clean your house well
This holiday season, we’re going to be looking back at some of the best tech of the past year, and providing fresh reviews in a sort of ‘greatest hits’ across a range of categories. ...
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Engadget Samsung update brings Watch Active2 features to earlier Watch models
Thinking about upgrading your Samsung Galaxy Watch to a Galaxy Watch Active2? You might want to hold off for now, as Samsung is rolling out an update that'll bring enhanced features to earlier-ge...
02:22 pm GMT
CSS Tricks The Tools are Here
Heading into 2020, it occurs to me that I've now been making websites for 20 years. Looking back on that time, it seems as though our practices have been in near-constant churn, and that our progress ...
02:15 pm GMT
Techcrunch Salesforce, AWS expand partnership to bring Amazon Connect to Service Cloud
Salesforce and AWS announced an expansion of their on-going partnership that actually goes back to a $400 million 2016 infrastructure services agreement, and expanded last year to include data integra...
02:09 pm PST
BoingBoing Cream puff pastry keycaps
Pixy Handmade creates adorable and delicious-looking keycaps for mechanical keyboards. They accept custom orders through Amazon. Read the rest ...
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Techcrunch SocialRank sells biz to Trufan, pivots to a mobile LinkedIn
What do you do when your startup idea doesn’t prove big enough? Run it as a scrawny but profitable lifestyle business? Or sell it to a competitor and take another swing at the fences. Social aud...
02:03 pm
Slashdot Sweden Drops Julian Assange Rape Investigation
Sweden has dropped an investigation into a rape allegation made against Julian Assange. From a report: The deputy chief prosecutor, Eva-Marie Persson, told a news conference: "I want to inform about m...
02:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Eden office management platform raises $25 million Series B
Eden, the workplace management platform that connects office managers with service providers, today announced the close of a $25 million Series B round led by Reshape. Participants in the round also i...
02:00 pm PST
BoingBoing That time I blew up a power strip with a Marshall amp and a space heater
Over at Wirecutter, I have some handy advice for how to live safely with a space heater. Which is to say, don't do what I did:It was the winter of 2019, and I was down in my unfinished basement puttin...
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Engadget Amazon's Fire TV Blaster brings voice control to entire home theater setups
Amazon is adding even more hands-free functionality to your TV viewing experience. The company has announced Fire TV Blaster, an infrared (IR) companion device that extends voice control beyond stream...
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Engadget Ask Engadget: What browser plug-ins will help with holiday shopping?
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Ch...
02:00 pm
The Verge Eero launches new mobile app with simplified design
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Mesh router system Eero has announced the biggest update to its mobile app since its launch in 2016. The new Eero app, which is available for ...
02:00 pm
The Verge The Afghan DJs hired and abandoned by the US military
When the US entered Afghanistan, local DJs were hired to help with the war effort. And when the American military pulled out, they abandoned those voices, leaving many of them for dead...
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The Verge Spincitis new commuter e-bikes are scary fast and impressively light
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Spinciti is the latest company to offer a mid-priced electric bike with impressive specs and an attractive design. The Amsterdam, Spinciti’s first m...
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Android Headlines Vacuum & Mop Your Floors With The Roborock E35 For Just $228 Today
Amazon has a great deal on the Roborock E35 robot vacuum and mop today. Bringing the price down to just $239.99 in its Gold Box Deal of the Day. But there is also a 5-percent off coupon you can clip o...
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Freelance Switch What Are the Right Dimensions (Size) for Your PowerPoint PPT Slides?
You've spent time doing research, crafting your message and creating visuals. Now you're ready to give a PowerPoint presentation. Using PowerPoint slides can help you reinforce your message and provid...
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Android Headlines Tipster Confirms Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite SoC & Camera Specs
The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite has been rumored for quite some time now. We've seen several rumors regarding this phone, and a tipster has just shared some info regarding the Galaxy S10 Lite SoC and spec...
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BoingBoing Amusing yet disquieting video of man who backed into another car
"Sir, you crashed into my car. You're in your car, your car is running, the engine's running, you still have the car in reverse, and you're touching my car. Sir." Read the rest ...
01:34 pm GMT
Android Headlines Sony's 2020 Roadmap Leaks; 4 Flagship Smartphones Coming
Sony's alleged 2020 device roadmap leaked, and it suggests that the company will announce four flagships. On top of that, this roadmap suggests that the company will introduce three mid-rangers next y...
01:32 pm GMT
Android Headlines Save Big On Anker Charging Accessories Today Only
Amazon has filled its Gold Box Deal of the Day up with all kinds of Anker charging accessories today, including a great sale on a really impressive wall charger. Keep in mind that this is part of the ...
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Engadget Google's redesigned 'My Devices' page now tracks computers
Google's My Devices page has largely been replaced by the Find My Device feature, but it's still widely used by G Suite users. Up until now, it's only worked with phones and tablets, bu...
01:30 pm GMT
Techcrunch LA-based Maslo pivots to professional services, launching an AI product for executive coaching
When the Los Angeles-based startup Maslo launched its first product in early 2018, the company was focused on a direct-to-consumer tool designed to encourage mindfulness and self-awareness through a m...
01:30 pm PST
BoingBoing The Planet Zoo economy is broken and flooded with genetically mutated warthogs
Nate Crowley wrote for Rock Paper Shotgun about the broken (as of this writing) economy in Planet Zoo. The game allows players to raise animals and then sell them for money or the rare currency called...
01:29 pm PST
BoingBoing Dog stuck on fence makes a new friend
Bodycam footage involving cops and dogs is rarely pleasant viewing, but this one--featuring an officer rescuing a dog snarled in a wire fence--has a great twist ending. I shalln't ruin it for you. Rea...
01:27 pm GMT
Techcrunch Xiaomi integrates earthquake alert system into MIUI OS, unveils Xiao AI 3.0 digital assistant
Xiaomi today unveiled a new iteration of its virtual assistant Xiao Ai and shared a new feature of Android -based MIUI operating system as the publicly listed Chinese technology group pushes to expand...
01:16 pm GMT
Techcrunch Four must-haves for the Tesla Cybertruck all-electric pickup truck
Tesla is set to unveil its pickup this week and it needs to be widely different from its current lineup. The current line of Tesla vehicles share a lot of parts, and, logically, the Tesla pickup will ...
01:15 pm PST
BoingBoing A game jam where coders were limited to two Tweets-worth of characters
The rules for TweetTweetJam were simple--keep it short:Why 560?Because you don't always need a ton of code to make something fun. Because sometimes it's nice to scale back. But mostly because it's the...
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BoingBoing Girl kidnapped on street out of mother's arms, then rescued in dramatic hotel raid
A young girl snatched from her mother's arms on a Texas street was traced two days later to a nearby hotel, where cops busted down the door and arrested the kidnapper. Here's an Inside Edition segment...
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Android Headlines Electronic Deals November 19, 2019: Roborock, Lenovo & More
Today, in Best Buy's Daily Doorbusters leading up to Black Friday, it is shaving $100 off of the Lenovo IdeaPad 1. This is a 14-inch laptop that is now just $129. Now yes, usually laptops in this pric...
01:02 pm GMT
Android Headlines OxygenOS 10.0.2 Brings Tons Of Optimizations To The OnePlus 7 Series
OnePlus has started pushing out a new update for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro. This update is marked as OxygenOS 10.0.2, and it brings quite a few optimizations for the OnePlus 7 series. The changelog is a...
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Engadget Pirelli's 5G tire warns other vehicles about dangerous road conditions
The future of cars is connectivity, with vehicles able to communicate with infrastructure like traffic lights and to share information about traffic conditions with other drivers and local authorities...
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Techcrunch The Cerebras CS-1 computes deep learning AI problems by being bigger, bigger, and bigger than any other chip
Deep learning is all the rage these days in enterprise circles, and it isnt hard to understand why. Whether it is optimizing ad spend, finding new drugs to cure cancer, or just offering better, more i...
01:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Salesforce wants to bring voice to the workplace
At its annual Dreamforce mega-conference in San Francisco, Salesforce today introduced the next steps in its Einstein Voice project, which it first announced last year. Einstein Voice is the company&#...
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BoingBoing This hi-tech turntable brings your vinyl into the modern age
Vinyl is officially back. People are hearing the proof behind the initial "retro" excitement: that records really do have a richer sound. And if you haven't switched to old-school records for serious ...
01:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Angell is a smart bike with an integrated display
Meet Angell, a new smart bike from a French startup led by Marc Simoncini who is mostly known for founding Meetic. The company is announcing its first electric-bike today. And the goal is to make an e...
01:00 pm PST
BoingBoing There's a new iOS update out but maybe wait before installing it
I love what iOS 13 has brought to my iPhone's party. I'm not attached, however, to how frigging buggy it's been. More than once, I've been left waiting while waiting to receive a work-related message ...
01:00 pm
Slashdot Why Office Noise Bothers Some People More Than Others
An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from a report via the BBC: According to a 2015 survey of the most annoying office noises by Avanta Serviced Office Group, conversations were rated the most vexing...
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The Verge Dating app The League will pair up users for two-minute live video dates
The League The League, a dating app that requires LinkedIn verification to join, is launching its version of speed dating next month: two-minute video dates that take place within the ap...
12:55 pm
Freelance Switch 20 Best Product & Item Catalog Template Designs (InDesign & Word 2020)
Whether you sell furniture, clothes, electronic devices or something else—printing a beautifully laid out product catalogue helps attract customers. A catalogue provides important information about...
12:54 pm GMT
Android Headlines Motorola Razr Price Tags For Europe Have Just Leaked
If you've been wondering how much will the Motorola Razr foldable cost in Europe, well, the information just surfaced. Unfortunately, the device will be more expensive in the US. According to Letsgodi...
12:52 pm PST
BoingBoing Sudden Trump trip to hospital "just a physical" says adminstration
The president made an unscheduled weekend visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to "get a head start on his annual physical", but everyone is so accustomed to him and his staff lying a...
12:52 pm PST
BoingBoing Sudden Trump trip to hospital 'just a physical', officials say
The president made an unscheduled weekend visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to "get a head start on his annual physical", but everyone is so accustomed to him and his staff lying a...
12:39 pm PST
BoingBoing How to easily batch geotag DSLR photos in Lightroom
Having spent hundreds of dollars on glass tripods and other camera accessories for my iPhone, it's fair to say that I'm neck-deep in love with iPhone photography. However, there are still some situati...
12:39 pm GMT
Android Headlines Samsung Announces Galaxy Note 10 Star Wars Special Edition Handset
Samsung has announced a special edition Galaxy Note 10+ handset. Yes, you guessed it, this is the Galaxy Note 10 Star Wars Special Edition smartphone. This smartphone comes right before the arrival of...
12:39 pm PST
BoingBoing In 1909, Alice Ramsey set out to cross the United States by car
In 1909, 22-year-old Alice Huyler Ramsey set out to become the first woman to drive across the United States. In an era of imperfect cars and atrocious roads, she would have to find her own way and un...
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Engadget Spotify will give you podcast recommendations in a daily playlist
Spotify's push into the world of podcasts is paying off, with the service seeing what it describes as "exponential growth in podcast hours streamed" this year. The company doesn't ...
12:21 pm PST
BoingBoing Naomi Kritzer's "Catfishing on the CatNet": an AI caper about the true nature of online friendship
Back in 2016, Naomi Kritzer won the Hugo award for her brilliant, endearing story Cat Pictures Please, in which an AI with an insatiable craving for cat pictures explains its view on the world and the...
12:15 pm -05
Engadget The Morning After: Valve's new 'Half-Life' VR game
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning we're ready to talk about Half-Life: Alyx as well as the reality of Google Stadia and cloud gaming. Samsung's Kylo Ren-themed Galaxy Note 10...
12:04 pm
The Verge Go read this interview with the Big Techs greatestEuropean foe
Photo by Henrique Casinhas/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The New York Times has just published a lengthy interview with Margrethe Vestager, the head of the EU’s antitrust di...
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Engadget 'The Expanse' season 4 trailer shows the world beyond the Ring Gate
Sci-fi fans were delighted earlier this year when Amazon rescued beloved series The Expanse from cancellation by the Syfy channel. Season 4 of the show is coming on December 13th, but if you can'...
12:00 pm
TutsPlus - Design How to Make a Digital Scrapbook Template
What You'll Be CreatingWant to know how to become a digital scrapbook designer? In this tutorial, we'll walk through creating a digital scrapbook template, perfect for adapting into your own layouts a...
11:58 am GMT
Noupe What is CRM (Customer Relationship Management)?
What is CRM? CRM software is a modular technology system that includes sales automation, analytics, and marketing automation tools to gather customer data and empower sales teams to work at peak effic...
11:54 am GMT
Android Headlines Huawei Will Announce Its HarmonyOS Strategy Tomorrow
CNBC recently conducted an interview with Huawei's chairman, Liang Hua. During that interview, Mr. Hua shared some rather interesting information about HarmonyOS, Huawei's very own OS, including a tim...
11:29 am
The Verge Samsung is updating its older smartwatches with a host of new features
Image: Samsung Samsung is updating the Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Watch Active with a host of new features that were introduced with the Galaxy Watch Active 2, our pick for the best smartwa...
11:16 am GMT
Techcrunch BlueVine raises $102.5M more for banking services that target small businesses
When it comes to fintech plays, small and medium businesses are not often the target audience: they’re too small and fragmented compared to big-spending corporates; and they’re too demandi...
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Engadget Facebook quietly released a meme creation app called Whale
The internet is built on glorious, glorious memes. It's no surprise, therefore, that Facebook wants to own the creation of these wonderful jokes alongside messaging, photo-sharing and everything ...
11:01 am GMT
Techcrunch Heliogens new tech could unlock renewable energy for industrial manufacturing
Last Monday a group of millionaires and billionaires took a trip to an industrial site in Lancaster, Calif. to witness the achievement of what could represent a giant leap forward in the effort to dec...
11:00 am GMT
Techcrunch Cybersecurity startup CyCognito raises $23M in Series A funding
CyCognito, a cybersecurity platform that aims to give visibility into a company’s security weak spots, has raised $23 million in its Series A round of funding. Lightspeed Partners led the fundra...
11:00 am GMT
Techcrunch Cybersecurity startup CyCognito raises $18M in Series A funding
CyCognito, a cybersecurity platform that aims to give visibility into a company’s security weak spots, has raised $18 million in its Series A round of funding. Lightspeed Partners led the fundra...
11:00 am GMT
Smashing Magazine Make Your Own Expanding And Contracting Content Panels
Weve called them an ‘opening and closing panel’ so far, but they are also described as expansion panels, or more simply, expanding panels.To clarify exactly what were talking about, head o...
11:00 am
The Verge Spotify thinks its algorithm can find your next favorite podcast
Spotify Spotify is taking its first step toward personalizing podcast recommendations with the official launch of its Your Daily Podcast playlist, which will offer listeners an automated...
10:45 am GMT
Web Designer Depot Unleash the Power of Web Data with Scrapestack
Data is the lifeblood of the web. We often say content is king, but what we mean is data is king. All good user experiences are crafted after careful data analysis. Its why were all here, from the art...
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Engadget This 'Jedi: Fallen Order' lightsaber is also a motion controller
Twitch streamer and DIY gaming accessory buff Dylan "Rudeism" Beck, who created a hilarious Untitled Goose Game "controller," is at it again with the new Star Wars title Jedi: Fall...
10:00 am
Slashdot MIT Teaches Autonomous Cars How To Deal With Selfish Drivers
Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have devised a system that can predict what different cars will do by determining how selfish or selfless a driver ...
09:19 am PST
BoingBoing Girl on Film: a graphic novel memoir of a life in the arts and the biological basis for memory-formation
Cecil Castellucci (previously) is a polymath artist: YA novelist, comics writer, librettist, rock star; her latest book, Girl on Film, is an extraordinary memoir of her life in the arts, attending New...
09:17 am
The Verge Facebook gets into the meme-making biz with experimental Whale app
Image: Facebook Last week, Facebook quietly released a new meme-making app called Whale, The Information reports. The app is currently only available on the Canadian App Store, where its...
09:15 am
TutsPlus - Design How to Add Realistic Falling Snow to a Photo in Photoshop
What You'll Be CreatingFalling snowflakes are a great way to make your winter photography much more interesting. Sometimes the weather doesn't cooperate, however, and you have to turn to Photoshop to ...
09:14 am GMT
Techcrunch A 10-point plan to reboot the data industrial complex for the common good
A posthumous manifesto by Giovanni Buttarelli, who until his death this summer was Europe’s chief data protection regulator, seeks to join the dots of surveillance capitalism’s rapacious c...
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Engadget Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' TV show is already renewed for season two
While season one of Amazon's Lord of the Rings TV series hasn't started filming yet, Deadline reports there's already plans for season two. In fact, the industry outlet reports that the...
09:00 am GMT
Techcrunch Perlego raises $9M Series A for its textbook subscription service
Perlego, the textbook subscription service, has raised $9 million in Series A funding. Backing the round is Charlie Songhurst, Dedicated VC, and Thomas Leysen (Chairman of Mediahuis and Umicore). Perl...
08:49 am GMT
Wal You 15 Super Hero Ugly Christmas Sweaters For Kids
The time of the year when we get to don ugly Christmas sweaters is fast approaching. After all, the weather calls for it. But if your kids just find this Christmas tradition of wearing ugly Christmas ...
08:30 am
Freelance Switch 16 Best WordPress Themes for Writers and Authors (2020)
There is no shortage of professional WordPress themes for making a website in 2020, for every niche imaginable! Whilst you can use almost any theme for your writer’s website, there are some text-...
08:05 am PST
BoingBoing Declutter the Marie Kondo way with an $86 official KonMarie candle
The Kon Marie method ("does it spark joy?") offers a self-medication regime for middle class people with undiagnosed anxiety disorders and too much stuff. And now there's an official store, complete w...
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The Verge If you have a Switch Lite, you should get this Nintendo flip case
Nintendo has confirmed that it’ll start selling its official, previously Japan-only Switch Lite Flip Cover in the US next month, with a release date set for January 9th. This is good new...
07:00 am
Slashdot China Now Launches More Rockets Than Anyone In the World
Last year, China set a goal of 35 orbital launches and ended up with 39 launch attempts. "This year, China is set to pace the world again," reports Ars Technica. "Through Sunday, the country has launc...
06:41 am -05
Engadget Blackstone HyperTek electric motorcycle smashes all molds
By Jonathon RamseyHere we have a motorcycle that takes advantage of what can be done with an electric powertrain and looks like one of the possibilities in the sci-fi futures we've dreamed of. So...
05:06 am GMT
Vandelay Design 9 of the Best WordPress Page Builders for Custom Designs
WordPress powers an astonishing 34% of all websites worldwide (source). There are a lot of reasons for WordPress’s incredible popularity, and one of the biggest reasons is the community of...Cli...
05:00 am GMT
Techcrunch Playbuzz becomes Ex.co and expands its content marketing platform
Playbuzz, a startup that helps publishers to add things like polls and galleries to their articles, has rebranded itself as Ex.co. Co-founder and CEO Tom Pachys told me the name stands for “the ...
05:00 am GMT
Smashing Magazine Smashing Podcast Episode 3 With Jina Anne: What Are Design Tokens?
In this episode of the Smashing Podcast, were talking about Design Tokens. What are they, what problem do they solve, and how can they be used within an existing Design System? Drew McLellan talks to ...
04:58 am GMT
Techcrunch New York State Attorney General reportedly investigating WeWork
WeWork is reportedly being investigated by the New York State Attorney General. According to Reuters, the NYAGs questions include if WeWork founder and former CEO Adam Neumann engaged in self-dealing....
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Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Shenmue III'
Nearly twenty years after the first game debuted on Dreamcast, Shenmue III will be released this week on PS4 and PC. Also, Netflix's Narcos season two spin-off game is set to appear on multiple p...
04:19 am GMT
Abduzeedo Studio Emme Furniture Design - Branding
Studio Emme Furniture Design - Branding abduzeedoNov 19, 2019 Hana Neuman shared a branding project for a furniture design agency based in Cairo, Egypt called Studio Emm...
04:08 am GMT
Abduzeedo LATE - American IPA Beer Art Direction & Graphic Design
LATE - American IPA Beer Art Direction & Graphic Design abduzeedoNov 19, 2019 Benoit Hody, Antha Ferreira, and Atelier Minuit shared a beautiful art direction and graphic...
03:30 am
Slashdot 'Royalty-Free' Music Supplied By YouTube Results In Mass Video Demonetization
An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: A YouTuber who used a royalty-free track supplied by YouTube itself has had all of his videos copyright claimed by companies including SonyATV an...
03:16 am -05
Engadget iFixit pulls apart the 16-inch MacBook Pro and sees little has changed
After Apple unveiled the 16-inch MacBook Pro last week, iFixit quickly pried off a few keys to give us a look at the return of the scissor switch mechanism, but what about the rest of the laptop? Now ...
02:02 am GMT
Techcrunch Earth is headed for its second warmest year in recorded history (the record was three years ago)
Data from the U.S. government sure seems to indicate that the Earth is warming (despite what the current leadership may say). Apparently, the globe just experienced the second-hottest October ever rec...
02:00 am GMT
Android Headlines Top 10 reasons Roborock is better than iRobot Roomba
iRobot may have invented the robot vacuum but, and like many industries, the people and companies that follow often end up innovating in new and important ways over the original product release. Many ...
01:56 am GMT
Mashable Twitter to trolls: Say goodbye to your toxic lists
It's about time, Twitter!A full decade after launching lists, Twitter's handy feature for following groups of people, the company is finally addressing the tool's dark side: harassment. The service wi...
01:50 am
Slashdot Woman Who Inherited Huntington's Disease Sues Doctors
AmiMoJo writes: A woman is suing a London NHS trust for not revealing her father had been diagnosed with Huntington's disease before she had her own child. She only discovered he carried the gene for ...
01:24 am GMT
Android Headlines Stadia Might Be Right For You, But It's Not For Me
There's been a lot of talk recently on who Stadia is right for. While that debate will go on, it's not right for me. Yes, Stadia seems like a great product if it's a good fit for you. Yes, you can now...
01:20 am -05
Engadget Apple's latest iOS 13 update fixes Mail, background download glitches
Less than two weeks after the last iOS 13 update, Apple is back with another minor tweak, this time raising the version number to iOS 13.2.3. iOS 13.2 was the most recent major update, when it added s...
01:10 am
Slashdot Intel Unveils 7nm Ponte Vecchio GPU Architecture For Supercomputers and AI
MojoKid writes: Intel has unveiled its first discrete GPU solution that will hit the market in 2020, code name Ponte Vecchio. Based on 7nm silicon manufacturing and stack chiplet design with Intel's F...
01:04 am GMT
Techcrunch The coming fight over who controls digital health data
Spending for consumer digital healthcare companies is set to explode in the next few years; the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is currently reviewing the requirem...
01:00 am GMT
Techcrunch Mubi launches streaming service in India
Mubi, a 12-year-old on-demand movie streaming and rental service, has arrived in India. Like other streaming services giants such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+ and Disneys Hotstar, Mubi is...
12:50 am GMT
Android Headlines Samsung Is Gearing Up To Launch An Even Better Galaxy A80
Samsung appears to be preparing to launch a brand new variation on its Samsung Galaxy A80 that includes more storage for photos, videos, and apps. That's based on a recently spotted listing with China...
12:30 am GMT
Techcrunch This room-sized LED egg captures amazing 3D models of the people inside it
Capturing human performances in high-definition 3D is a complicated proposition, and among the many challenges is getting the lighting right. This impressive new project from Google researchers puts t...
12:30 am
Slashdot Hacker Publishes 2TB of Data From Cayman National Bank
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: On Sunday, Motherboard reported that the hacker or hackers known as Phineas Fisher targeted a bank, stole money and documents, and is offering oth...
12:29 am GMT
Android Headlines Honor V30 Renders Show New Punch-Hole Selfie Cam, No 3.5mm Jack
Huawei-owned Honor has a new phone incoming, the Honor V30, and the device has now cropped up in seemingly official renders with redesigned cameras and no headphone port. Showcased in a bright blue or...
12:27 am -05
Engadget FCC chairman wants public auction to repurpose satellite bands for 5G
The FCC's ongoing 5G push might set up a conflict with the satellite industry. Chairman Ajit Pai is pressing for a public auction of wireless frequencies in the C-band spectrum (the 4GHz to 8GHz...
12:24 am GMT
Techcrunch The House Fund closes its second fund with $44 million to pour into UC Berkeley grads, alums and faculty
In 2016, we profiled a then-24-year-old named Jeremy Fiance who had managed to pool together $6 million for a fund focused on his alma mater, UC Berkeley, where as a student he’d brought to camp...
12:12 am GMT
CSS Tricks Teaching CSS
I've been using CSS as a web developer since CSS became something we could actually use. My first websites were built using <font> tags and <table>s for layout. I remember arguments ab...
12:05 am GMT
Android Headlines Google Is Investigating Issues With Cancelled Stadia Pre-Orders
Stadia pre-orders have apparently been cancelled when they weren't supposed to be. This is causing some understandable concern and discontent with the buyers. For those unaware, Stadia is set to launc...
12:03 am GMT
Techcrunch Apple launches a dedicated mobile app for its developer community
Apple today is introducing a new resource for the over 23 million registered members of its developer community, with the launch of a dedicated Apple Developer mobile app. The new app is an expansion ...
12:00 am PST
BoingBoing Save water (and money) with this smart home monitor
Between all of our apps, streaming devices, Bluetooth speakers, and energy-sucking decorations, paying for utilities each month can be...brutal. In fact, the average household spends roughly $70 a mon...
12:00 am GMT
Noupe How A VPN Can Help Digital Marketers
As a digital marketer, youll be constantly faced with a plethora of challenges, from attaining accurate data on your competitors, keeping track of PPC adverts, and forming the most effective marketing...
12:00 am GMT
Techcrunch 18 months after acquisition, MuleSoft is integrating more deeply into Salesforce
A year and a half after getting acquired by Salesforce for $6.5 billion, MuleSoft is beginning to resemble a Salesforce company using its language and its methodologies to describe new products servic...