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11:59 pm GMT
Mashable New Jersey halts police use of creepy Clearview AI facial-recognition app
New Jersey is ahead of the curve — at least when it comes to stopping its law enforcement from using the creepy and potentially biased facial-recognition app Clearview AI.The app, which scraped ...
11:44 pm PST
BoingBoing Wuhan coronavirus: France confirms first 3 European cases, Hubei confirms 15 additional deaths
Europe's first three cases of the Wuhan coronavirus were confirmed in France confirmed on Friday. Two patients are hospitalized in Paris, and one in Bordeaux. French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn [BMFTV...
11:30 pm PST
BoingBoing Russia: 2 elephants escape from circus
PHOTO provided by Anna Dubrovskaya, in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. When a circus troupe tried to load the animals into a truck to head to the next destination, they resisted, and w...
11:20 pm
Slashdot 'There's Nothing Wrong With My No-Email Policy'
Julian Lewis MP responds to criticism over his refusal to use email for constituency correspondence, and says letters, phone calls and surgery appointments are "perfectly adequate." He writes: There i...
11:08 pm GMT
Techcrunch As the venture market tightens, a debt lender sees big opportunities
David Spreng spent more than 20 years in venture capital before dipping his toe into the world of revenue-based financing and realizing there was a growing appetite for alternatives to venture capital...
11:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Google backtracks on search results design
Earlier today, Google announced that it would be redesigning the redesign of its search results as a response to withering criticism from politicians, consumers and the press over the way in which sea...
10:47 pm
The Verge All of the updates on the new coronavirus
Photo by Getty Images Public health officials are working to limit the spread of the virus Continue reading… ...
10:40 pm
The Verge Clayton Christensen, who coined the term disruptive innovation, dies at 67
Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival Clayton Christensen, the business scholar who coined the term “disruptive innovation,” died at a Boston hospital this we...
10:40 pm
Slashdot EPA Reasoning For Gutting Fuel-Economy Rule Doesn't Hold Up, Senator Finds
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The Trump administration has for several years been working to weaken federal vehicle fuel-efficiency standards. To justify these changes, regula...
10:39 pm -05
Engadget US Space Force logo unveiled with a clear Star Trek influence
The president has been pushing to create a new military branch, dubbed Space Force, since 2018 and today tweeted out a logo for the department. The most noticeable part of the logo is right in the cen...
10:32 pm GMT
Mashable Facebook official struggles to explain Bezos' WhatsApp hack
Facebook's top policy official, Nick Clegg, has weighed in on the Jeff Bezos/WhatsApp hack, and he wants everyone to know... something. When asked about WhatsApp's security in the wake of reports...
10:15 pm PST
BoingBoing Alex of "French Guy Cooking" goes in search of the perfect Italian meatball
I love when YouTube food maker Alexis Gabriel Ainouz (better known as French Guy Cooking) launches into a series of videos exploring some food obsession of his. He's done it for dry-aged beef, ramen n...
10:10 pm GMT
Techcrunch The Pentagon pushes back on Huawei ban in bid for balance
Huawei may have just found itself an ally in the most unexpected of places. According to a new report out of The Wall Street Journal, both the Defense and Treasury Departments are pushing back on a Co...
10:06 pm -05
Engadget YouTube will stream the CoD and Overwatch leagues in 2020
Activision Blizzard's next big esports bet, Call of Duty League, gets underway today. While the company worked with Twitch in the past on Overwatch League, that's not where you'll be ab...
10:05 pm
The Verge Heres the logo for Trumps Space Force, and it looks awfully familiar
President Donald Trump on Friday revealed the official logo for the Space Force, the newest branch of the armed forces and part of the existing United States Air Force department, in a twe...
10:04 pm
Slashdot Spot the Robot Dog Trots Into the Big, Bad World
Boston Dynamics' creation is starting to sniff out its role in the workforce: as a helpful canine that still sometimes needs you to hold its paw. From a report: This autumn, after years of dropping vi...
09:52 pm GMT
CSS Tricks Playwright
So Microsoft launches a Node-based browser automation project called Playwright. It allows you to spin up a headless version of a browser and control it. Go here! Click something! Take a screenshot! T...
09:50 pm
The Verge If youre feeling nervous about the coronavirus, youre not alone
Photo by Maverick Asio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Your risk of catching the new coronavirus is probably low if you haven’t recently been to Wuhan, China (where the virus ...
09:38 pm -05
Engadget Uber reaches its last major city in North America
Uber has been available in every major North American city for a while, but not Vancouver, British Columbia -- the city has refused to bow to pressure and even used undercover agents to make sure comp...
09:35 pm GMT
CSS Tricks Bundling JavaScript for Performance: Best Practices
Performance advice from David Calhoun on how many scripts to load on a page for best performance:[...] some of your vendor dependencies probably change slower than others. react and rea...
09:25 pm
Slashdot New York State Wants To Ban Government Agencies From Paying Ransomware Demands
Two New York state senators proposed two bills last week to ban local municipalities and other government entities from using taxpayer money for paying ransomware demands. From a report: The first bil...
09:20 pm
The Verge YouTube signs exclusive streaming deal for Activision e-sports like Call of Duty and Overwatch
Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images Video game publisher Activision Blizzard has entered into a multiyear partnership with Google that will see the search giant’s cloud platform power ...
09:10 pm GMT
Techcrunch Kraftful raises $1M to help smart home companies make better apps
If a thousand companies make their own smart light bulb, do a thousand companies also have to design a light switch app to control them? Kraftful, a company out of Y Combinator’s Summer 2019 cla...
09:00 pm PST
BoingBoing Grow your business with this app that features 50 tools for entrepreneurs
The life of an entrepreneur is rarely easy, regardless of whether youre running Google or have yet to get your first idea off the ground. So why not make your life easier with a lifetime subscription ...
08:55 pm
Slashdot China's Battle With the Wuhan Coronavirus is Shackled by a Toxic Relationship With Information
An anonymous reader shares a report: People are panicking. When a new disease is discovered, it's undeniably hard to identify and inform the public about it quickly. Yet China is making the problem ha...
08:46 pm PST
BoingBoing Jamie Dimon is a (highly selective) socialist
Jamie Dimon (previously) is the Jpmorganchase CEO who committed a $13b mortgage fraud and whose company received $25B in TARP bailout money, $500B in low-cost federal loans, and billions more through ...
08:27 pm -05
Engadget Grab a discounted Pixel 3a and get a $100 gift card at these US retailers
If you're in the market for an affordable new phone, Amazon, Best Buy and B&H have gotten into something of small pricing war over Google's excellent pair of Pixel 3a devices. Amazon...
08:18 pm GMT
Mashable Medical marijuana dispensary breach leaves thousands of users exposed
The breach has affected over 85,000 users, including more than 30,000 personally identifiable sensitive records. Read more...More about Tech, Mashable Video, Cybersecurity, Medical Marijuana, and Secu...
08:15 pm
Slashdot Tetris Returns To Android and iOS After EA's Version Shuts Down
Just days after EA announced that its mobile Tetris games will shut down on April 21st, new Tetris developer N3twork released an officially licensed version of the popular puzzle game for both Android...
08:04 pm GMT
Dev To Automating CI with a Cloud Platform and GitHub Integration
Continuous Integration (CI) is the practice of regularly integrating changes into a repository of code. Rather than waiting weeks or months for a major development milestone to be reached before integ...
08:01 pm PST
BoingBoing Good, inexpensive silicone kitchen sink strainer
I like almost everything OXO makes. This OXO Good Grips Silicone Sink Strainer ( on Amazon) was a welcome replacement for the wire mesh one we had, because some of the wires had broken. Those little p...
07:56 pm
The Verge How to download apps for your Fitbit
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge So you’re the owner of a brand-new Fitbit Versa or Ionic smartwatch. Congratulations! If you’ve never used a smartwatch before, you may b...
07:48 pm GMT
Mashable Despite privacy concerns, facial recognition cameras to be rolled out in London
The Metropolitan Police announced live facial recognition (LFR) technology will be deployed to various "specific" locations in London to "help tackle serious crime." Read more...More about Tech, Londo...
07:46 pm GMT
Wal You OnePlus ID Team Releases Images of OnePlus Concept One
OnePlus' industrial design team revealed a couple of pictures of OnePlus Concept One prototype in a recent interview. The first look at the pictures confirms a few things about the prototype. First, i...
07:45 pm GMT
Mashable Google unveils 2020 dates for I/O conference
The dates were revealed by Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai with a short teaser video. Read more...More about Tech, Google, Mashable Video, Developers, and I O Conference...
07:40 pm
The Verge Pentagram designed a smart speaker thats like HitClips for kids
The Yoto Player, a connected speaker for kids, has more in common with old-school cassette players than smart speakers like Amazon Echo or Google Home devices. It deliberately doesn’t ha...
07:39 pm PST
BoingBoing Meet Pantone 448 C, "The ugliest color in the world"
According to Wikipedia, Pantone 448 C has been dubbed "The ugliest colour in the world."Described as a "drab dark brown," it was selected in 2016 as the colour for plain tobacco and cigarette packagin...
07:37 pm GMT
Techcrunch A founders guide to recession planning for startups
Founders cant afford to wait until the midst of a downturn to figure out their game plans....
07:35 pm
Slashdot Air-Traffic Control Is in the Midst of a Major Change
Shift from radar to GPS should make tracking faster and more accurate, allowing more planes in the air. From a report: Since World War II, air-traffic controllers have used radar to keep track of airc...
07:31 pm -05
Engadget Watch Google's upcoming AirDrop-style file sharing in action
It's been a while since we've heard anything about Fast Share, Google's upcoming take on AirDrop. But based on a new hands-on video, it looks like you may soon be able to check out the ...
07:25 pm PST
BoingBoing Introverted man hides in shed to avoid socializing with large bull moose
A man in Alaska, approached by a lonesome moose, opted to duck into a shed rather than find out what was on the curious capreolinae's mind.Image: YouTube Read the rest ...
07:16 pm -05
Engadget Google vows to make Search 'better' after redesign backlash
Last week, Google upset desktop users when it changed the appearance of Search. The changes were relatively minor, showing companies' favicons next to link previews, but critics argue that the ch...
07:14 pm GMT
Techcrunch Daily Crunch: Goldman Sachs calls for diverse boards
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe her...
07:13 pm PST
BoingBoing Las Vegas' slogan will no longer be "What happens here, stays here"
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is changing the city's official slogan from "What happens here, stays here." As we all know, nothing that happens actually stays in Vegas anyway because...
07:09 pm GMT
Mashable Brew your coffee on the go with this travel mug &8212; Future Blink
Created for coffee lovers who need their fix wherever they are, MoJoe is a mug that doubles as a coffee maker. Read more...More about Tech, Mashable Video, Coffee, Coffee Maker, and Future Blink...
07:04 pm GMT
Mashable Catch all the waves with this electronic surf fin &8212; Future Blink
Designed to help alleviate the strength needed to paddle, Boost Fin is a surfboard attachment that allows you to move faster. Read more...More about Tech, Transportation, Mashable Video, Surfing, and ...
07:01 pm GMT
Techcrunch Los Angeles-based CREXi raises $29 million for its online real estate marketplace
Los Angeles is one of the most desirable locations for commercial real estate in the United States, so it’s little wonder that there’s something of a boom in investments in technology comp...
07:01 pm GMT
Techcrunch UPDATE: Los Angeles-based CREXi raises $30 million for its online real estate marketplace
Los Angeles is one of the most desirable locations for commercial real estate in the United States, so it’s little wonder that there’s something of a boom in investments in technology comp...
06:57 pm GMT
Wal You Boston Dynamics Unveils SDK For Spot on GitHub
Boston Dynamics has just announced that it has set free the SDK of Spot, its famed robotic dog. Whoever wants to download the SDK can do so via GitHub. It's a good opportunity for those who are into r...
06:53 pm
Slashdot Google Backtracks on Design That Made Search Ads Look Like Normal Results
Google's latest design change to its search results received blowback from some who said it blurred the lines between search ads and regular search results. On Friday, Google responded, saying it will...
06:46 pm GMT
Mashable IKEA drops crazy modular speakers in collab with Teenage Engineering
I'm not sure if raves are still a thing, but I'm pretty sure IKEA is trying to make them a thing again.The furniture brand teamed up with Teenage Engineering, the Swedish consumer electronics company ...
06:41 pm GMT
Dev To Working with CSS in Nuxt.js
The first part of a series of articles about working with CSS in Nuxt.js, showing different ways of adding CSS to a Nuxt.js project.Main topics in this article are preprocessors, autoprefixing, CSS So...
06:40 pm GMT
Mashable YouTube moderators required to sign doc warning of job-related PTSD
With an onslaught of reports about online content moderators facing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) because of their work, one company has found a solution... to possible legal troubles, that is...
06:35 pm PST
BoingBoing Wuhan woman boasts about beating coronavirus check so she could fly to Paris for Michelin-star meal
The Chinese embassy in Paris has located the woman who bragged about taking pills to reduce her fever so she could fly from Wuhan to Lyon to enjoy a meal at a Michelin-starred restaurant, reports The ...
06:30 pm PST
BoingBoing I'm loving this Reggae, Dub, Ska and Rocksteady internet radio station
LISTEN: 'Heavyweight Reggae.' Yep, the name is right, and the channel delivers.My old pal Rusty Hodge from SomaFM, a longtime independent internet hero and early blogger and NASA space shuttle fanatic...
06:24 pm
The Verge How to pick the right Fitbit for you
Photo by Natt Garun / The Verge Fitbit is probably one of the best-known brands of smartwatches / fitness trackers next to the Apple Watch, and its range of wearables offers something fo...
06:21 pm
The Verge Google is backtracking on its controversial desktop search results redesign
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google is backtracking on a controversial search engine redesign, announcing today that it will experiment with some elements of the new look in res...
06:21 pm GMT
Techcrunch German football league Bundesliga teams with AWS to improve fan experience
Germany’s top soccer (football) league, Bundesliga, announced today it is partnering with AWS to use artificial intelligence to enhance the fan experience during games. Andreas Heyden, executive...
06:18 pm PST
BoingBoing YouTube moderators must sign agreement acknowledging they might get PTSD
Check your mental health at the door: YouTube moderators are forced to sign an agreement acknowledging the risk of PTSD if they want the job. The Verge's Casey Newton:I understand the content I will b...
06:16 pm
The Verge Vergecast: iCloud encryption, Sonos apology, and folding phones
The Vergecast is back in the studio to talk about the location of math. The Verge’s Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller are joined by Russell Brandom to dig into the issues surroun...
06:16 pm GMT
Dev To BaseCS Season 2 Video Series Is Coming Your Way
BaseCS is back! I'm thrilled to share that we've got a whole new season of the BaseCS video series for you to enjoy this year.This season is full of great, fundamental topics, including a friendly int...
06:11 pm
Slashdot FICO Changes Could Lower Your Credit Score
Credit-scoring company Fair Isaac is making changes that will create a bigger gap between consumers deemed to be good and bad credit risks [Editor's note: the link may be paywalled; alternative source...
06:00 pm -05
Engadget The best touchscreen winter gloves
By Nick Guy, Kaitlyn Wells, and Justin KrajeskiThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Enga...
05:59 pm GMT
Techcrunch Most tech companies arent WeWork
Much attention has been focused on big-burn software-enabled startups, but most tech IPOs in the last few years have been SaaS startups....
05:58 pm GMT
Techcrunch Whats the right pace for raising capital?
How much is too much too early? What amount of capital raise is typical for comparable peers? How capital-efficient are the best-in-class companies?...
05:57 pm PST
BoingBoing New York bans cashless retail businesses
Restaurants and retail businesses in New York City will be required by law to accept cash from customers, or face fines of up to $1,500 per violation, reports The New York Post. Refusing to accept cas...
05:51 pm
The Verge Aurora is finally ready to show the world what its been up to
Aurora, the self-driving car company founded by former Waymo engineer Chris Urmson, doesn’t do dog and pony shows. It doesn’t trot out its vehicles just to prove they exist or take jou...
05:50 pm PST
BoingBoing Fancy "ambient light" projector creates illusion of window overlooking trees
Brooklyn lighting designer/artist Adam Frank's Reveal product is a projector system to create a gauzy, ethereal effect of sunlight streaming through shadowy trees. This will be ideal for my undergroun...
05:44 pm GMT
Mashable A ton of new shows premiered this month and a 4K TV is essential
Winter is an especially overwhelming time in the world of giving a shit about TV. We're so swamped with Golden Globe and Oscar nominations that we forget the fact that this is a hot time for show prem...
05:39 pm PST
BoingBoing Driver exercises poor judgment by trying to pass a truck on a narrow mountain road
This is what happens when you pretend the Pauli Exclusion Principle doesn't apply to you.Image: LiveLeak screengrab Read the rest ...
05:38 pm GMT
Mashable The Microsoft Surface Pro 7 hybrid laptop is on sale on Amazon
TL;DR: Select configurations of Microsoft's all-new Surface Pro 7 hybrid laptop are on sale on Amazon, saving you up to 23%.Microsoft users have been eating good so far in 2020.At the beginning of the...
05:36 pm
The Verge Can the new Call of Duty League be the NFL of competitive gaming?
Photo: Call of Duty League The Minneapolis Armory was home to the Lakers during the ‘50s, later became the site of iconic Prince and Aerosmith music videos, and in 1985, was designated...
05:32 pm PST
BoingBoing If everyone hates Spirit Airlines, how is it making so much money?
Everyone likes to make fun of budget airline Spirit, which charges extra for almost everything besides a small hard seat. And yet it is very profitable. In his new role as a Medium columnist, the inim...
05:31 pm
Slashdot Does Your Domain Have a Registry Lock?
Brian Krebs: If you're running a business online, few things can be as disruptive or destructive to your brand as someone stealing your company's domain name and doing whatever they wish with it. Even...
05:29 pm GMT
Android Headlines There Will Be A 5G-Enabled Motorola razr
Motorola does have plans for a 5G version of its razr foldable phone. However, it appears that it could be for China only. The phone is reportedly going to be shown off at the China Industrial Design ...
05:29 pm PST
BoingBoing This is the first cannabis-themed US restaurant that encourages you to smoke weed inside
Los Angeles's Cannabis Cafe is the first restaurant in the United States that encourages its patrons to smoke weed inside. They sell cannabis products (including pre-packaged edibles) but none of the ...
05:28 pm GMT
Techcrunch An adult sexting site exposed thousands of models passports and drivers licenses
A popular sexting website has exposed thousands of photo IDs belonging to models and sex workers who earn commissions from the site. SextPanther, an Arizona-based adult site, stored more than 11,000 i...
05:28 pm -05
Engadget More than 20 attorneys general are trying to ban 3D-printed guns
The fight over 3D-printed guns has gone back and forth for years. One side wins, the other appeals and so on. Now, 21 US attorneys general are banding together to renew the fight and sue the Trump adm...
05:26 pm GMT
Dev To Introducing Yarn 2 !
Hi everyone! After exactly 365 days of very intensive development, I'm extremely happy to unveil the first stable release of Yarn 2. In this post I will explain what this release will mean for our com...
05:17 pm GMT
Line 25 Brochure Design 101 | Designing Brochures
Let’s just begin with stating the undeniable fact that a brochure is a final document that organizes all the details about your business/company. It is the handout that you provide to the client...
05:13 pm PST
BoingBoing Stretchable, twistable battery for future wearable devices
Batteries have always been a barrier in the evolution and adoption in soft, wearable devices. You wouldn't want the chemicals inside batteries to leak out onto your skin and ideally there wouldn't be ...
05:09 pm
The Verge Facial recognition startup fends off accuracy doubts and legal claims after NYT report
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Clearview AI, an artificial intelligence firm providing facial recognition technology to US law enforcement, may be overstating how effective its service...
05:06 pm GMT
Techcrunch The App Store is down
Midday on Friday it appeared that Apple’s App Store, a critical piece of the digital and mobile economies, struggled with uptime issues. Apple’s own status page indicated that the applicat...
05:06 pm GMT
Techcrunch The App Store is down [Update: Its back]
[Update: The App Store has returned. Back to your regularly scheduled Fridays.] Midday on Friday it appeared that Apple’s App Store, a critical piece of the digital and mobile economies, struggl...
05:00 pm -05
Engadget A breath-sensing AR project helps visualize your impact on the world
What if you could see how your breath affected the world around you? A new immersive production premiering at the Sundance festival today hopes it will make you consider your impact on the environment...
05:00 pm
The Verge More developers are making games for next-gen consoles than streaming services
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony and Microsoft’s next-gen consoles are both expected to launch later this year, and developers are gearing up with new games. According to GDC’s...
04:58 pm
Slashdot Lenovo Issues Firmware Update for ThinkPad Laptops Made Between 2017 and 2019 To Fix Various USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 Connection Issues
couchslug writes: Potential hardware damage alert. As reported by Notebookcheck and later posted to a Lenovo support page, the USB-C firmware issue affects more than a dozen ThinkPad models including ...
04:50 pm PST
BoingBoing Washington state government tweets photo of Bigfoot
The Washington State Department of Transportation tweeted a photo of Bigfoot caught on a webcam overlooking the mountainous Sherman Pass that crosses the Colville National Forest. People with overacti...
04:47 pm PST
BoingBoing Howto: roleplay a suit of armor filled with bees
Snickelsox's guide to playing animated armor that is full of bees is full of surprisingly well-thought-through advice for anyone who should be tempted to role-play such a thing, despite their protesta...
04:45 pm GMT
Techcrunch Goldman Sachs new board member diversity rule misses the mark
Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon recently said the investment bank won’t take companies public that don’t have at least one board member from an underrepresented group. The main focus will ...
04:42 pm PST
BoingBoing Wells Fargo's ex-CEO will pay $17.5m in fines and never work in banking again (but he is still very, very rich)
When John Stumpf (previously) was CEO of Wells Fargo, he oversaw a string of scandals including literally millions of acts of bank fraud, and still managed to walk out of the business with millions in...
04:36 pm PST
BoingBoing Youtube's Content ID has become the tool of choice for grifty copyfraudsters who steal from artists
Last year's EU Copyright Directive will require online services to install upload filters similar to Youtube's Content ID system, a $100m, voluntary tool that allows rightsholders to claim video and a...
04:30 pm GMT
Techcrunch Early-bird savings end next Friday on tickets to RoboticsAI 2020
TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics+AI 2020 is gearing up to be one amazing show. This annual day-long event draws the brightest minds and makers from these two industries 1,500 attendees last year alone. ...
04:30 pm -05
Engadget I am my own spy: A personal surveillance story
One of the first webcams I purchased was a Dropcam several years ago. We'd had a couple of package thefts, and I wanted to see if I could catch the perpetrator in the act. I positioned the camera...
04:22 pm GMT
Techcrunch Vivo beats Samsung for 2nd spot in Indian smartphone market
Samsung, which once led the smartphone market in India, slid to the third position in the quarter that ended in December, even as the South Korean giant continues to make major betson the rare handset...
04:21 pm
The Verge Androids AirDrop competitor demonstrated in new hands-on video
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A new hands-on video from XDA Developers has given us our best look yet at Android’s upcoming AirDrop-style sharing feature called Nearby Sharin...
04:21 pm GMT
Mashable Beats Solo Pro headphones are beautiful and on sale for the first time
TL;DR: The new Beats Solo Pro are Beats' first noise-canceling on-ear headphones and they're on sale for $249.95 — a savings of $50 and their first online discount ever.When they first came...
04:19 pm PST
BoingBoing The Guardian has outed the true identity of the mysterious founder of the Base, a white nationalist terror group
The Base is a white nationalist terror group that made the news when three of its members were arrested and accused of planning to start a civil war at this week's gun rally in Virginia by murdering c...
04:18 pm
Slashdot Pentagon Blocks Clampdown on Huawei Sales
The Commerce Department's efforts to tighten the noose on Huawei Technologies Co. is facing a formidable obstacle: the Pentagon. From a report:Commerce officials have withdrawn proposed regulations ma...
04:14 pm
The Verge Second case of coronavirus confirmed in the US
Photo by HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images A second US case of the new coronavirus has been confirmed in a patient in Chicago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) repo...
04:14 pm -05
Engadget Fortnite Chapter 2's next season will start on February 20th
Epic Games has at last set a start date for Fortnite's next season. It's scheduled for February 20th, more than four months after Chapter 2 started, which makes the current season by far the...
04:07 pm PST
BoingBoing The case for replacing air travel with high-speed sleeper trains
One of the best work trips I ever took was the overnight train from London King's Cross to Edinburgh: I had a comfortable berth, went from city centre to city centre, arrived rested and refreshed, and...
04:06 pm
The Verge Beats new Solo Pro wireless noise-canceling headphones are $50 off
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The Beats Solo Pro are $50 off at Best Buy, taking the price down to $249.99. This matches the lowest price we’ve seen yet. And to our knowledge, this ...
04:04 pm GMT
Android Headlines Samsung Will Offer Unlocked Galaxy S20 5G Models
Samsung will reportedly offer the 5G variants of the Galaxy S20 in unlocked models. This is a stark difference from the Galaxy S10+ 5G and Galaxy Note 10+ 5G that the company offered last year. Howeve...
04:03 pm GMT
CSS Tricks Whats the Difference Between Width/Height in CSS and Width/Height HTML attributes?
Some HTML elements accept width and height as attributes. Some do not. For example:<!-- valid, works, is a good idea --<img width="500" height="400" src="..." alt="..."<iframe width="600" ...
04:02 pm GMT
CSS Tricks Min and Max Width/Height in CSS
Here's a nice deep dive into min-width / min-height / max-width / max-height from Ahmad Shadeed. I like how Ahmad applies the properties to real-world design situations in addition to explaining how i...
04:00 pm
The Verge The best wireless earbuds to buy right now
It’s hard to make a bad choice, but Apple and Jabra remain the standouts Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm -05
Engadget Craig Kaths' intricate synth sculptures look real enough to play
Recently, I spent the afternoon traipsing through the streets of Brooklyn for Gowanus' annual open art studios tour. It's a yearly ritual for me because the industrial neighborhood, which is...
03:56 pm PST
BoingBoing Canadian "protesters" at Huawei extradition hearing say they were tricked, thought they were in a music video
The idea of paid protesters is a favorite of the right, though as always, the thing you accuse your opponents of inevitably turns out to be the thing you're doing yourself (Trump paid actors to cheer ...
03:50 pm GMT
Mashable Upgrade to a Ring security camera and save $30 with this deal
TL;DR: Monitor your home at all times with a Ring security camera, on sale for $30 off via Amazon.What started out as a pitch on Shark Tank has now revolutionized how much control we have over our hom...
03:49 pm GMT
Dev To Java or kotlin?
Which do you prefer? ...
03:37 pm PST
BoingBoing London cops announce citywide facial recognition cameras
In 2018, London's Metropolitan Police Force announced trials of a facial recognition system that could be married to the city's legendarily invasive CCTV thicket; the tests failed 98% of the time and ...
03:35 pm -05
Engadget 'Rocket League' loses online multiplayer on Linux and Mac
Psyonix has announced that it is withdrawing support for Rocket League on Linux and macOS as part of its push to update the game with "new technologies." In a statement, the company said tha...
03:34 pm GMT
Techcrunch Facebooks dodgy defaults face more scrutiny in Europe
Italy’s Competition and Markets Authority has launched proceedings against Facebook for failing to fully inform users about the commercial uses it makes of their data. At the same time a German ...
03:24 pm GMT
Mashable 23 DIY electronics kits that make learning STEM super fun
Whether you love coming up with awesome inventions or are looking for a fun hobby that will challenge your brain, do-it-yourself electronics are a super entertaining way to build something cool while ...
03:22 pm
The Verge Fortnite Chapter 2s second season is finally coming on February 20th
Image: Epic Games The long road to season 2 is almost over. Today, Epic Games revealed the release date for the second season of Fortnite Chapter 2, which will launch on February 20th. T...
03:20 pm
Slashdot Who's Afraid of the IRS? Not Facebook.
Speaking of tax evasions, Kiel, in a separate story at ProPublica this week: In March 2008, as Facebook was speeding toward 100 million users and emerging as the next big tech company, it announced an...
03:18 pm GMT
Dev To The Macintosh was unveiled 36 years ago today
A beautiful machine...
03:15 pm GMT
Android Headlines The Second-Generation Galaxy Fold Will Come With An S Pen
It appears that Samsung is going to launch the Galaxy Fold successor in the second quarter of this year, and it'll be complete with an S Pen. This latest leak comes from Max Weinbach, who has been in ...
03:15 pm
The Verge YouTube moderators are being forced to sign a statement acknowledging the job can give them PTSD
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Content moderators for YouTube are being ordered to sign a document acknowledging that performing the job can cause post-traumatic stress disorder...
03:15 pm
The Verge Wiz Khalifa made a Sonic music video, and its pure nonsensical fun
When you think of Sega’s adorable, punky blue-haired Sonic the Hedgehog, do you think of Wiz Khalifa, Lil Yachty, Sueco the Child, and Ty Dolla Sign? You will now. The quartet teamed up...
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Engadget My quest to fix my terrible home WiFi
When I was young -- in high school or so -- my sister and I had a system worked out. Our Comcast cable internet service routinely seemed to flake out, so she and I would take turns running downstairs ...
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The Verge Save on the Google Pixel 3A and Pixel 4, and get a free gift card with purchase
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google’s most recent phones, the Pixel 3A and Pixel 4, are discounted and include a free (generous) gift card with purchase at a few retailers. Neithe...
02:49 pm GMT
Techcrunch Sonos clarifies how unsupported devices will be treated
Smart speaker manufacturer Sonos clarified its stance when it comes to old devices that are no longer supported. The company faced some criticisms after its original announcement. Sonos now says that ...
02:44 pm GMT
Noupe 10 Trends that will Shape the Landscape of Web Application Development in 2020
Web application development is set to evolve as were at the dawn of a new decade in 2020. There are so many things that could change the way people access web applications.  Before 2002, we only ...
02:41 pm
The Verge Production delays on Obi-Wan Disney series are part of a bigger Star Wars problem
Preproduction on Lucasfilm’s highly anticipated Obi-Wan Disney+ series is delayed as the series grapples with script issues and lead writer Hossein Amini’s departure, according to Vari...
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Slashdot Wikipedia Now Has More Than 6 Million Articles in English
Wikipedia has surpassed a notable milestone this week: The English version of the world's largest online encyclopedia now has more than six million articles. From a report: The feat, which comes rough...
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Engadget Sega's new app lets you remotely win prizes from a real claw machine in Japan
If you've ever wanted to play around on a claw machine without all the hassle of leaving your house -- or even standing up -- technology has come through for you. Sega has launched a new mobile a...
02:38 pm GMT
Android Headlines Next-Generation Samsung Odyssey Has a Radically Different Design
It's been nearly two years since we've seen anything new from Samsung, but it looks like they've been silently working on a next-generation Samsung Odyssey mixed-reality headset. Given the changes bet...
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The Verge Now, you can use generative placeholder images for your web project
The tool can be used to generate art in various styles, including the abstract artist Piet Mondrian (this is not a Generative Placeholder so stop clicking on it). | Image: Generative Placeh...
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Engadget Beats Solo Pro headphones are back to their lowest price on Amazon
Amazon is currently offering two Beats Pro models with a decent price cut, so if you're in the market for new ear gear now is the time to act. First up, the Beats Solo Pro Wireless Headphones are...
02:19 pm GMT
Android Headlines The iRobot Roomba E5 Is Back To Its Black Friday Price Of $279
The iRobot Roomba E5 is back on sale for just $279 right now, which matches its Black Friday and all-time lowest price. Making this a really good time to pick one up. This robot vacuum from iRobot is ...
02:17 pm GMT
Android Headlines OxygenOS 10.3.1 Brings A Bevy Of Fixes To The OnePlus 6 & 6T
OnePlus has started rolling out a new update to the OnePlus 6 series of devices. This update is marked as OxygenOS 10.3.1, and it brings a bevy of fixes to the OnePlus 6 and 6T. OxygenOS 10.3.1 brings...
02:15 pm GMT
Techcrunch As SaaS stocks set new records, Atlassians earnings show theres still room to grow
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. SaaS stocks had a good run in late 2019. TechCrunch covered their ascent, a recov...
02:12 pm PST
BoingBoing Terminal Phase: side-scrolling shooter in the terminal
Terminal Phase is a side-scrolling shoot-em-up in the Gradius and R-Type tradition, but in text mode. In the terminal! It's free software created by Christopher Lemmer Webber [Patreon].The game is com...
02:05 pm PST
BoingBoing Police called on man for attempting to deposit checks while black
Air Force veteran Sauntore Thomas was "humiliated" when a teller at TCF Bank in Livonia, Michigan decided, without any rational cause, that three large checks Thomas brought for deposit were fraudulen...
02:02 pm PST
BoingBoing Unicorn skull rainbow tee shirt
As soon as I saw it in my alert feed for weird and/or unpleasant unicorn-themed merchandise, I knew I have to have this very weird and/or unpleasant shirt from Amazon.armholes allow for freedom of mov...
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Slashdot Rome Wasn't Built In a Day, But a $30.4B Microsoft Puerto Rico Tax Dodge Was
theodp writes: ProPublica's Paul KIel has the remarkable tale of the IRS' 12-years-and-counting audit of Microsoft for a 2005 deal involving a Puerto Rico subsidiary (and related "Legal Entities") tha...
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BoingBoing Planters Peanuts is killing off their cannibal capitalist mascot in the most capitalist way possible
Today, the Planters' Peanut brand announced the "death" of Mr. Peanut, the jingoistic mascot-in-a-monocle who sold his own people down the gullets of Americans for more than a century.It is with heavy...
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BoingBoing Save up to 50% on these best-selling kitchen gadgets from Gourmia
When it comes to top-quality kitchen gadgets that wont break the bank, nothing beats Gourmia. These eight best-selling Gourmia tools will help you take your culinary prowesses to the next level, and e...
02:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Why Fronts Series C matters, the latest on Lambda and The Athletic makes media look good
Hello and welcome back toEquity, TechCrunchs venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This weekDannyandAlex are back with more than ever to get through. 2020 ...
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Engadget How Weber used decades of expertise to improve smart grilling
The Weber Kettle is arguably the most iconic grill of all time.There are other companies that have made a name for themselves with novel designs and features. But when you think about charcoal grills,...
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The Verge Apple Arcades latest game is a more family-friendly Fortnite called Butter Royale
Image: Mighty Bear Games Apple Arcade has so far been a great repository for polished, offbeat indie games that are best explored when you have some quiet time and perhaps no internet co...
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The Verge The transforming Xbox 360 D-pad is proof that bad buttons can get better
In today’s digital age, it sometimes feels like hardware has taken a back seat to the software that drives our devices. Button of the Month will look at what some of those buttons and sw...
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BoingBoing Is an updated Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic in the works?
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic isn't just the best Star Wars game of all time, it is one of the best video games of all time! I still play it today and I would play the hell out of a remake.The...
01:54 pm
The Verge DirecTV is moving one of its satellites to a safer orbit over fears of explosion
Image: The Verge/Alex Castro DirecTV fears that one of its satellites in orbit might blow up soon, and it’s gearing up to move it to safety. Due to a problem with the satellite’s bat...
01:48 pm GMT
Android Headlines Save $80 On The Toshiba 43-inch 4K Fire TV With Dolby Vision
Amazon has the Toshiba 43-inch 4K Fire TV on sale today for just $249. That's good for $80 off of its regular price, and likely the best deal we'll see on this before Prime Day in July. So if you're l...
01:46 pm
TutsPlus - Code How to Add Social Media Icons to WordPress
Today, social media is one of the most effective ways to market your WordPress website, earning you invaluable word-of-mouth promotion, boosting your SEO, and helping you build a closer relationship w...
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Engadget Engadget Podcast: Sonos and the inevitable death of connected gadgets
Sonos announced that it's ceasing updates for several older devices this week, and its loyal customers aren't taking very kindly to that. This week, Devindra, Cherlynn and Deputy Managing Ed...
01:17 pm GMT
Android Headlines The Larger The Galaxy S20 Model, The More Curved Is Its Display
All three Samsung Galaxy S20 smartphones will feature curved displays. That much we already knew, what we did not know, is that those curves will not be the same. Each of these smartphones will offer ...
01:13 pm GMT
Android Headlines Electronics Deals January 24, 2020: Toshiba, Sony & More
Amazon today has the TOSHIBA 43-inch 4K Fire TV on sale for just $249. For a 43-inch 4K HDR TV, that is a pretty good deal. And it's good for around $80 off of its regular price. This TV also has Fire...
01:10 pm PST
BoingBoing Adam Schiff's closing argument in the impeachment trial of Donald Trump
US Representative for California's 28th district Adam Schiff gave one of the most impressive speeches I have heard. Read the rest ...
01:07 pm GMT
Techcrunch Londons Met Police switches on live facial recognition, flying in face of human rights concerns
While EU lawmakers are mulling a temporary ban on the use of facial recognition to safeguard individuals’ rights, as part of risk-focused plan to regulate AI, London’s Met Police has today...
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Engadget London police begin using live facial recognition tech across the capital
London's Metropolitan Police Service has begun using live facial recognition (LFR) technology. At key areas throughout the city, signposted cameras will scan the faces of passing people, alerting...
01:00 pm
Slashdot Scientists Re-Create Voice of 3,000-Year-Old Mummy
Longtime Slashdot reader vm writes: You don't have to wait until next Halloween to get creeped out. Using 3D printing, medical scanners, and an electronic larynx, researchers have recreated the voice ...
01:00 pm GMT
Smashing Magazine How To Empower Design Teams By Measuring Value
The business value of design has been proven at scale by the McKinsey Design Index. The report shows the best design performers increased their revenues and shareholder returns at nearly twice the rat...
12:58 pm GMT
Android Headlines Galaxy Z Flip Will Be Fueled By The Snapdragon 855, Not SD855
Samsung's second foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Z Flip, will be fueled by the Snapdragon 855+. This information comes from Max Weinbach, a tipster who is on a roll lately. Mr. Weinbach was the first ...
12:55 pm
Freelance Switch How to Track Changes in Your PowerPoint PPT Presentations (Effectively)
Two sets of eyes are better than one. When you're creating a PowerPoint presentation, it helps to send it out for feedback.But as that feedback starts pouring in, it can be hard to manage. You might g...
12:54 pm
The Verge London police to deploy facial recognition cameras across the city
CCTV cameras on London’s Westminster Bridge. | Photo credit should read TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images Live facial recognition cameras will be deployed across London, with the city...
12:54 pm PST
BoingBoing Racist remark about Sikh soldiers leads to apology from suddenly-famous English actor
English actor Laurence Fox told an interviewer that it was "oddness" to see a Sikh soldier in World War I epic 1917, agreeing that shoehorning people of different ethnicities into dramas "is kind of r...
12:51 pm GMT
Mashable Facial recognition cameras to be rolled out in London amid privacy concerns
Live facial recognition (LFR) technology will be rolled out across specific locations across London, the Metropolitan Police Service has announced. This will be the first time these cameras will ...
12:42 pm GMT
Mashable Sprint will fix cracked Samsung Galaxy screens for $49, even if you're not on Sprint
A broken smartphone screen typically equals a hefty repair fee — sometimes hefty enough to make you give up and buy a new phone.But Sprint has a pretty sweet, albeit limited, deal for anyone wit...
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Engadget The Morning After: Sonos tries again, and Tinder's new tools
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Tinder decided the end of January was the best time to add several new features to its app, aimed at security and the end of catfishing. It's not exactly your...
12:20 pm GMT
Android Headlines Galaxy A11 With Triple Camera & 4000mAh Battery Stops By FCC
Samsung is all set to unveil new Galaxy A phones, as the Galaxy A11 with a triple rear camera setup just passed through the FCC. Galaxy A11 specs: triple camera and 4000mAh battery The Galaxy A11 bear...
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BoingBoing You are looking at 84 million stars in the heart of the Milky Way -- how small do you feel now?
My God, it's full of stars!To create this unprecedented view of the Milky Way, ESO combined thousands of individual images from VISTA, taken through three different infrared filters, into a single mon...
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BoingBoing Gmail's "Smart Compose" feature is terrible at helping freelancers negotiate
I'm a musician. I'm Irish-American, and play Irish music (among other things). And I live in Boston. Naturally, St. Patrick's Day presents me with some potentially lucrative opportunities.Unfortunatel...
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Engadget Samsung is building its own version of AirDrop called Quick Share
Samsung is working on an AirDrop rival called Quick Share for its Galaxy phones, according to XDA Developers. The publication was able to obtain a copy of the feature's APK from a source who repo...
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The Verge How much longer will we trust Googles search results?
Illustration by Alex Castro Happy Friday to you! I have been reflecting a bit on the controversy du jour: Google’s redesigned search results. Google is trying to foreground sourcing an...
11:52 am GMT
The Logo Smith Argentina 1978 World Cup Logo Design Recreated for Download
The post Argentina 1978 World Cup Logo Design – Recreated for Download appeared first on The Logo Smith All Content 2020 TheLogoSmith.co |I absolutely love this style of logo design used for th...
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BoingBoing David Lynch's bizarre new Netflix short is a perfect companion to this quinoa recipe
David Lynch celebrated his 20th birthday by dropping a delightfully bizarre new short film on Netflix called WHAT DID JACK DO?The 17-minute-long murder mystery, which originally premiered at the Fonda...
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Engadget Boston Dynamics gives its robot dog a developer SDK
Now that Spot is more clever and polite, Boston Dynamics is ready to set it free. The Softbank-owned robotics company announced that it's making Spot's SDK available to anyone who wants it v...
11:27 am GMT
Android Headlines Meet The All-Black OnePlus Concept One Prototype
OnePlus has opened a new interview thread on its forums. In that thread, it showed off the all-black OnePlus Concept One prototype. As most of you know, the device was shown off in a Papaya Orange wit...
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Mashable I'm obsessed with 'The Circle' and its ridiculous voice assistant
By now, you've probably heard of The Circle—the reality show where people, isolated in their apartments, fight to win a grand prize of $100,000 based solely on their social media personalities.T...
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The Verge Big tech CEOs are learning the art of the filibuster
You maniacs sold out our second-ever Interface live event, with Uncanny Valley author Anna Wiener, in record time. Thanks to everyone who bought a ticket, and we’ll look into finding a b...
10:51 am GMT
Techcrunch Meet the b2b videoconferencing startup thats gone crazy for online dating
Founder Andreas Krpfl has spent almost a decade hard-grafting in the b2b unified communications space, building a videoconferencing business with a patented single-stream system and a claim of no R...
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Engadget MIT's new GPS system uses satellite images to put you in the right lane
If you've ever used GPS navigation while driving in an unfamiliar place, chances are you've had more than one incident with last minute merging -- likely because the GPS hasn't picked u...
10:45 am GMT
Web Designer Depot 10 Best WordPress Plugins for Digital Marketing
Currently somewhere in the region of 34% of websites are built with WordPress, its the most utilized CMS (Content Management System) in the world. Part of that popularity stems from its underlying tec...
10:34 am GMT
Android Headlines Pocophone F2 Could Just Be A Rebranded Redmi K30
A new POCO X2 aka Pocophone X2 leak has just managed to confuse everyone. According to the new information, the Pocophone F2 / POCO X2 will be a rebranded Redmi K30. The Pocophone F2 may look the same...
10:25 am GMT
Mashable Google announces I/O 2020 dates
Google's annual I/O developer conference will take place at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, on May 12-14.The dates have been revealed by Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, together w...
10:00 am
TutsPlus - Design Indigenous Artists Around the World: Jacque Njeri
Welcome to our Indigenous Artists Around the World series, which features both popular and little-known artists from the hundreds of indigenous communities across the globe. According to the...
10:00 am
Slashdot First Space-Baked Cookies Took 2 Hours In Experimental Oven
pgmrdlm shares a report from ABC News: The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less normal, the best cookies required two hours of bakin...
09:37 am GMT
Android Headlines Galaxy S20 Series Marketing Images Leak To Fill In The Gaps
We're seeing more and more leaks of the Samsung Galaxy S20 series. The latest piece of information comes from WinFuture, as the website shared official marketing images of the Galaxy S20 series. This ...
09:34 am
The Verge Samsung to debut AirDrop competitor alongside Galaxy S20, report claims
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Samsung is developing its own alternative to Apple’s AirDrop file sharing service that will launch with the upcoming Galaxy S20, XDA Developers ...
08:56 am GMT
Wal You Waymos Self Driving Minivans to Arrive in Texas and New Mexico
Alphabet has long been working on self-driving minivans and vehicles. Its subsidiary Waymo will now branch out to Texas and New Mexico. This comes after a successful jaunt in Arizona and the metro Pho...
08:43 am GMT
Android Headlines Realme Planning To Announce Its 5G Smartphone Globally At MWC
2020 is the year 5G takes off, and Realme won't be left behind. The Shenzhen-based Chinese Android OEM plans to unveil its first-ever 5G phone worldwide at MWC 2020 next month. Realme reveals its 5G s...
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Engadget 'Disco Elysium' gets a hardcore mode for fans who want a challenge
Video game developer ZA/UM has launched a Hardcore True Detective mode for its award-winning game Disco Elysium. And it sounds like the perfect reason not to feel bad about replaying the detective RPG...
08:00 am GMT
Spoon Graphics 30 Minimal Frame Mockups for Access All Areas Members
Access All Areas members have a useful collection of picture frame mockups to download this week, courtesy of Frisk Web Studio. The aptly named Framezilla is a huge collection of 30 mockup templates, ...
07:20 am GMT
Just Creative The Value Ladder for Designers & Brands
As a designer, the higher you go on the value ladder, the more you get paid. As a business, the more strategic your brand, the more valuable it can be. ...
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Engadget 'Apex Legends' celebrates its first year with a new melee-focused hero
It's been almost a year since EA and Respawn shocked gamers by following up the Titanfall games with a new free-to-play battle royale shooter. Now, the team has revealed that for its first annive...
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Slashdot Mars Rover Is Frozen In Place Following Software Error
Iwastheone writes: NASA reports that Curiosity has suffered a system failure that left the robot unaware of its position and attitude on the red planet. Until it recovers, Curiosity is frozen in place...
04:44 am
The Verge Ikea and Teenage Engineering launch co-developed speakers and party products
Two and a half years after Ikea first announced its collaboration with Swedish design collective Teenage Engineering, the products are going on sale. The Frekvens range (which translates t...
03:46 am GMT
Techcrunch Here are all 21 companies from Alchemist Accelerators latest batch
We’re down in Sunnyvale, CA today, where Alchemist Accelerator is hosting a demo day for its most recent batch of companies. This is the 23rd class to graduate from Alchemist, with notable alums...
03:30 am
Slashdot What the Hell Happened To Mint?
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Fast Company: Intuit's Mint personal-finance service wants me to know it's sorry. Again. "We're sorry!" its investments page bleats when I try to view my mutua...
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Engadget Sprint will fix anyone's cracked Samsung Galaxy screen for $49
Sprint has launched an affordable screen repair program for Samsung Galaxy phones, and it doesn't even matter if you're a subscriber. The company will fix cracked screens on eligible devices...
03:17 am PST
BoingBoing Arizona HOA threatens residents with fines for posting critical comments about its board
The Homeowners' Association in Val Vista Lakes -- a private community in Gilbert, Arizona -- has threatened at least 11 residents with fines of $250 each if they do not delete Facebook posts that are ...
03:00 am PST
BoingBoing This Bluetooth speaker creates a unique listening experience based on where its placed
Traditional headphones are overrated, especially now that this HumBird Bone-Conducting Speaker allows you to enjoy a rich and completely unique listening experience depending on where you place it.A m...
02:02 am
Slashdot Trend Micro Set Up a Fake Tech Company and Honeypot To Study Cyber Criminals
DesScorp writes: In an effort to better understand the latest threats to IT systems, antivirus and security company Trend Micro created a fake tech company, complete with AI-generated photos of fake e...
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Engadget FDA warns hospitals about security flaws in some GE medical equipment
Some GE medical equipment have vulnerabilities that make them easy to tamper with, according to the FDA. The agency has warned hospitals and healthcare providers that a third-party cybersecurity firm ...
01:47 am GMT
Wal You WhatsApp Dark Mode is Now Available on Android
WhatsApp has just announced a dark mode for Android devices but it is only available for developers at the moment. WhatsApp dark mode is highly coveted by users and most people would like to try it ou...
01:27 am PST
BoingBoing Bipartisan consensus is emerging on reining in Big Tech
House Antitrust chairman David Cicilline's interview with The Verge's Nilay Patel reveals the exciting shifts in how Congress thinks about Big Tech's monopolies.Cicilline doesn't think Congress can br...
01:25 am
Slashdot 'Unauthorized Bread': A Tale of Jailbreaking Refugees Versus IoT Appliances
Science fiction writer, journalist and longtime Slashdot reader, Cory Doctorow, a.k.a. mouthbeef, writes: My novella "Unauthorized Bread" -- originally published last year in Radicalized from Tor Book...
01:07 am GMT
Mashable Experts warn smartphone voting is 'extremely risky,' yet here it comes
The effort to make voting easier and more accessible is a noble one that should be lauded, but that doesn't mean it can't still be screwed up. It was just yesterday that NPR reported on a plan to...
01:00 am GMT
Abduzeedo Beautiful Liquify Logo Animation in After Effects
Beautiful Liquify Logo Animation in After Effects abduzeedoJan 24, 2020 I have been going back through old tutorials to fix some of the images that might be broken or wit...
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Android Headlines Top 10 Best Cooking Android Apps 2020
Cooking is not easy for everyone, which is why we've decided to compile a list of the very best cooking apps for Android. These applications can be quite useful, and not only for beginners. If you're ...
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Engadget Google I/O 2020 starts May 12th
Now that enough people have completed a special puzzle, Google announced that its annual developer event will return to the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View. Google I/O will run from May 12th -...
12:45 am
Slashdot Oregon Supreme Court Approves Measure To Limit Self-Checkout Lanes
nickwinlund77 shares a report from Corvallis Gazette-Times: A petition to limit each grocery store to two self-checkout kiosks can move forward to signature gathering for a state ballot measure. On Fr...
12:34 am GMT
Android Headlines Google Will Hold Its I/O 2020 Dev Conference On May 12
Google I/O is one of the biggest days of the year for anything Google-related, and the company has just revealed the dates for the 2020 developer conference. It's taking place starting on May 12 and w...
12:13 am
The Verge Transcription service Rev is raising prices for the first time to $1.25 a minute
Image: Rev Online transcription service Rev is raising its prices for the first time ever, from $1 a minute to $1.25. The price hike was disclosed in a message the company sent to Rev tr...
12:07 am GMT
Mashable Suburbs already have driverless taxis, but San Francisco is still playing catch-up
San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood is notoriously tricky for any driver. Narrow roads, gobs of tourists, steep inclines, double-parked delivery vans, never-ending construction, and maddening six...
12:05 am
The Verge Google I/O 2020 will kick off on May 12th
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google has just revealed that its next I/O developer conference will take place from May 12th to May 14th. The company revealed the date after users...
12:02 am
Slashdot Germany Rejected Nuclear Power -- and Deadly Emissions Spiked
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Wired: On New Year's Eve, while the rest of the world was preparing to ring in a new decade, employees of the German energy company EnBW were getting ready to ...
12:00 am GMT
Abduzeedo Industrial Design and Brand Identity for Unicorn Scooters
Industrial Design and Brand Identity for Unicorn Scooters abduzeedoJan 24, 2020 The amazing people over at Unicorn scooters reached out to us to share a bit more about th...