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11:42 pm GMT
Mashable Zoom is different on your phone, so here&8217;s when to use it
With the novel coronavirus keeping most of us stuck inside, Zoom video calls have become the new way to conduct business and socialize with family and friends.Last week, for example, I played a virtua...
11:40 pm GMT
Techcrunch Boeing to re-fly uncrewed demo mission of their human spacecraft after first try met with errors
Boeing has confirmed what many suspected following the partial failure of their original Starliner capsule Orbital Flight Test (OFT) the company will re-fly the mission, once again seeking to test and...
11:25 pm GMT
Techcrunch Boeing suspends 787 airplane production
Boeing said Monday it will suspend all 787 operations at its South Carolina factory following a stay-at-home order issued by the governor, effectively putting the company’s entire commercial air...
11:20 pm
Slashdot Tesla Shows How It's Building Ventilators With Car Parts
Tesla has provided a behind-the-scenes look at its ventilator design process, which involves using parts from its vehicles. TechCrunch reports: Like Ford and General Motors, Tesla engineers are buildi...
11:19 pm GMT
Abduzeedo Material World: Unused R&D Explorations
Material World: Unused R&D Explorations AoiroStudioApr 06, 2020 Rutger Paulusse has been teasing with his new colorful & vibrant series titled: Material World. I just lov...
11:17 pm -04
Engadget Self-driving shuttles are ferrying COVID-19 tests at a Florida clinic
Drive-thru COVID-19 tests are only as safe and quick as the systems used to put those tests in the hands of clinics, and a new initiative in Jacksonville, Florida might just improve that weak link. Th...
11:01 pm
The Verge Rokus free ad-supported streaming service is coming to the UK
Roku is bringing its free, ad-supported Roku Channel to the UK. The service, which is available starting today, will give access to over 10,000 on-demand movies, TV episodes, and documenta...
10:58 pm
The Verge Boeing will refly its passenger spacecraft for NASA without crew after flubbed debut launch
An artistic rendering of Boeing’s Starliner vehicle. | Image: Boeing Boeing has decided to refly its new passenger spacecraft, the CST-100 Starliner, for NASA this fall without a crew ...
10:56 pm GMT
Techcrunch White House signals support for a new international Moon Treaty
The international community has struggled for decades to formalize rules regarding the collection and use of resources in space and on the Moon. While the U.S. and all spacefaring countries declined t...
10:54 pm GMT
BoingBoing Wisconsin Supreme Court rules governor can't postpone Tuesday presidential primary
Coronavirus outbreak fears are not sufficient reason for the governor of Wisconsin to postpone the state's Tuesday primary election, a state supreme court ruled late Monday.Gov. Tony Evers said the ri...
10:53 pm GMT
Techcrunch Bidet startup Tushy scales up to meet demand amid toilet paper shortage
Business at Tushy is booming. While the circumstances that led to the boom are sobering, the bidet company needed to adapt its strategy after seeing an uptick in business amid the COVID-19 pandemic. O...
10:46 pm GMT
Abduzeedo Conceptual Hovercraft Explorations by Thierry Doizon
Conceptual Hovercraft Explorations by Thierry Doizon AoiroStudioApr 06, 2020 Fellow Montrealer Thierry Doizon has been cooking up a series that has definitely caught our ...
10:45 pm GMT
Android Headlines Google Is Making A Few Useful Changes To Its Google Fit Platform
Today Google is starting to make some useful changes to its Google Fit platform. Including some new integrations with Wear OS among other things. Google is also refocusing Fit to prioritize the inform...
10:35 pm GMT
BoingBoing "Light at the end of the tunnel," says Trump
President Trump says that there is "light at the end of the tunnel" in the coronavirus pandemic. Optimism from Dr Birx and Mr Trump contrasted with other leading US experts, including top advisor Dr A...
10:26 pm GMT
BoingBoing A return to 'Pre-coronavirus,' says Fauci, 'might not ever happen'
"Over a period of time we will get a good vaccine," says Dr. Anthony Fauci...
10:23 pm -04
Engadget Pixel 4 adds an 'eyes open' check for using face unlock
It took several months, but you can finally enable face unlock on your Pixel 4 without worrying that someone will access your phone while youre sleeping. Google has rolled out an April security update...
10:20 pm
Slashdot NVIDIA Is Contributing Its AI Smarts To Help Fight COVID-19
NVIDIA is using its background in AI and optimizing supercomputer throughput to the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium group, which plans to support researchers by giving them time with 30...
10:15 pm GMT
Wal You 10 Small and Large Concrete Planters for Geeks
Plants are a great way to add life to your place, literally, and to provide you with healthier living in many ways. Some of those health benefits include offering you an improved air quality in your s...
10:08 pm GMT
Android Headlines Huawei To Open Patents In Show Of Good Will Via OIN Membership
Huawei may be looking to make some amends as it has now reportedly recently opened up more than 56,000 patents to Linux and open-source companies, reports claim. The Chinese tech giant accomplished th...
10:08 pm GMT
Techcrunch AngelList lays off a number of staff and cuts executive salaries
AngelList, a platform that connects angel investors to startups and has roughly $1.8 billion assets under management, has laid off a sizable number of staff and cut executive salaries across all depar...
10:08 pm
The Verge Tigers (and other cats) can catch the coronavirus
Malayan tiger cub in its enclosure at the Bronx Zoo. It’s unclear whether this is one of the tigers that was exposed to the novel coronavirus. | Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein / Corbis via...
09:55 pm
The Verge 100 Thieves makes its entire apparel line available in Animal Crossing
Photo: 100 Thieves Apparel drops from 100 Thieves, a lifestyle and esports organization, are notoriously hard to get in on. Whenever the company releases a new hoodie or jersey, it sells...
09:51 pm GMT
Android Headlines You Can Test Out Google Play Pass For 30 Days Now
Google is now letting you test out Play Pass for an entire 30 days, and given the current situation, it's the perfect time for Google to initiate this change. The thing you need to know though is that...
09:51 pm GMT
Techcrunch FCC shoots down petition to label Trumps coronavirus broadcasts as hoaxes
The FCC has denied a request that it investigate and take action on a broadcast the petitioners allege has made material and deadly contributions to the spread of COVID-19: President Trump's frequent ...
09:41 pm
The Verge Google updates Pixel 4 with eyes open fix for face unlock
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google released an update for the Pixel 4 today requiring users to have their eyes open when using face unlock to open the phone. The update i...
09:40 pm
Slashdot US Schools Are Banning Zoom and Switching To Microsoft Teams
After many schools adopted Zoom to conduct online lessons during the coronavirus lockdown, concerns about security and privacy have led to a ban on the video conferencing software across the U.S. Beta...
09:31 pm
The Verge US hospitals dont have what they need to fight off COVID-19
Photo by BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP via Getty Images Hospitals in Cincinnati are furloughing and cutting hours for nurses and other health care workers. Nurses at a New York City hospital strugg...
09:25 pm -04
Engadget Facebook and Carnegie Mellon launch survey to track Covid-19
Facebook is working with researchers at Carnegie Mellon to survey users about coronavirus symptoms as part of the companys latest effort to help fight the pandemic. The new surveys, which will begin a...
09:22 pm GMT
CSS Tricks A Grid of Logos in Squares
Let’s build a literal grid of squares, and we’ll put the logos of some magazines centered inside each square. I imagine plenty of you have had to build a logo grid before. You can probably...
09:14 pm GMT
Android Headlines What Is The Android System? Everything You Need To Know
What is the Android System? Essentially, it's everything that is included in Android Open Source Project, which is available for anyone to use. The Android System is pretty much just the core of the o...
09:09 pm GMT
Mashable Coronavirus pandemic exposes urgent need for programmers of a very old computer language
Ventilators, retired doctors, N95 face masks — all have been in high demand from heads of state and U.S. governors, but now you can add COBOL programmers to that pandemic response list.That's ri...
09:05 pm GMT
Techcrunch Creative ways to host a virtual birthday party for kids
Social distancing requirements amid the COVID-19 pandemic may have canceled kids’ birthday parties, but parents are finding new ways to take the celebrations online. While video chat apps like Z...
09:00 pm
Slashdot Experiment Finds That Gravity Still Works Down To 50 Micrometers
An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from a report via Ars Technica: To make small-scale gravity measurements, researchers rely on conceptually simple experiments: measure the changes in rotational s...
09:00 pm -04
Engadget Serato Studio's latest update includes a limited free version
Since so many of us are unavoidably stuck indoors, this is a great opportunity to dig into new hobbies and skills. If music production happens to be on your list, Serato Studio is a great option right...
08:53 pm -04
Engadget Headspace offers free mindfulness exercises to help with stress
To help people in New York, one of the cities in the US hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, mindfulness app Headspace has made some of its meditation and sleep exercises free. The resources are a...
08:51 pm
The Verge The best thing I saw on Twitch today was a bike messenger riding around Manhattan
New York City is empty these days. The streets have quieted; the normal pedestrian bustle is nonexistent, and the noise of traffic has turned mostly into near-constant ambulance sirens. Mo...
08:45 pm GMT
BoingBoing Canadian firefighters offering drive-by birthday greetings
The world is full of sad, maddening horseshit, right now. So, it's important that we latch on to any rays of light that can be found.In Calgary, Canada, firefighters are doing what they can to ensure ...
08:42 pm GMT
Techcrunch Facebook starts prompting US users to fill out a COVID-19 survey to help track the virus
Starting today, some U.S. Facebook users will see a new pop-up on the app asking them to complete a survey about COVID-19. The survey, from Carnegie Mellon University’s Delphi epidemiological re...
08:36 pm GMT
Techcrunch As demand for mental health services soars, SonderMind raises $27 million to expand its services
“Our real focus is on democratizing mental healthcare,” says SonderMind co-founder chief executive, Mark Frank. His company, founded back in 2017, is having a moment. With the restrictions...
08:35 pm GMT
Techcrunch Airbnb turns to private equity to raise $1 billion
Airbnb said Monday that it has raised $1 billion in debt and equity from private equity firms Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners, even as the online rental marketplace has seen its business plummet...
08:28 pm GMT
BoingBoing What it's like to experience the dreaded COVID-19 "cytokine storm"
If you needed another reason to be scared straight into practicing impeccable sterile technique in an effort to reduce your risk of COVID-19, read on. For those of us who are immunocompromised (raises...
08:25 pm GMT
Specky Boy Dealing with Uncertain Times as a Web Designer
If recent global events have taught us anything, its that life as we know it can change in an instant. The things that once seemed certain and knowable become anything... The post Dealing with Uncerta...
08:20 pm
Slashdot UK Government Encourages Social Distancing With In-Game Health Messages
To help slow the spread of the coronavirus, the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is using advertisements in mobile games to encourage social distancing. CNET reports: The mes...
08:19 pm -04
Engadget Call of Duty League resumes April 10th with online-only format
The Call of Duty League will return this weekend after several weeks of inaction. Much like the Overwatch League, its fellow Activision Blizzard esports series, matches will take place entirely online...
08:18 pm GMT
Techcrunch Quibi had a launch day outage
Looks like things haven’t gone completely smoothly with Quibi‘s launch. The issue appears to have been resolved, but the Quibi customer support account tweeted this afternoon that “s...
08:16 pm GMT
Techcrunch American stocks rally sharply on COVID-19 optimism as earnings loom
Stocks rallied Monday, with all major indices snapping back into positive territories as investors seized on any positive developments in the fight to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the disease caus...
08:14 pm GMT
Techcrunch COVID-19 crisis spurs triple-digit growth for refurbishing startup Back Market
The U.S. and Germany are pushing the growth," says CEO Thibaud Hug de Larauze. "They are the main two drivers of the boom of Back Market."...
08:06 pm
The Verge CBS courtroom drama will use Zoom, FaceTime for special pandemic episode
The cast of CBS drama All Rise (presumably before social distancing went into effect) | CBS CBS drama series All Rise will produce a “virtual” episode themed on the COVID-19 pandemic...
08:05 pm GMT
Android Headlines ASUS Premium Chromebook Flip C436 Is Reportedly Ready To Buy
Chromebook fans can now pick up ASUS premium-grade Chromebook Flip C436 for just $799. That's based on recent reports citing the appearance of the 2-in-1 Chrome OS laptop at the official ASUS store an...
08:01 pm
The Verge American Football and Anamanaguchi are throwing a coronavirus relief concert in Minecraft
A number of bands and artists are coming together to put on a virtual benefit concert in Minecraft to raise money for coronavirus research. Chiptune band Anamanaguchi is teaming up with i...
08:00 pm GMT
BoingBoing Amazon Web Services and Azure control half the cloud market. This training can help you handle both.
The workers arent inside their physical business space anymore. So why should business technology still be under that roof either?In fact, more and more businesses have been making this migration for ...
07:55 pm GMT
BoingBoing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in intensive care
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to intensive care this afternoon after his condition deteriorated Monday. Johnson, who announced he was infected with the coronavirus 10 days ago, con...
07:52 pm -04
Engadget Swarm finally gets full regulatory approval to launch its satellites
Today, the space tech startup Swarm Technologies announced that it is fully licensed to launch its commercial offering. This has been a years-long process, during which time Swarm violated FCC rules a...
07:52 pm -04
Engadget Swarm finally gets full regulatory approval to launch its satellites
Today, the space tech startup Swarm Technologies announced that it is fully licensed to launch its commercial offering. This has been a years-long process, during which time Swarm violated FCC rules a...
07:50 pm
The Verge How to stream your gaming sessions
Photo by Stefan Etienne / The Verge Update 3:45PM ET, April 6th: Added a link to Streamlabs’ new OBS software for macOS, which recently launched. Also, this post has been updated to re...
07:48 pm GMT
Techcrunch BounceX cuts staff, reduces salaries in wake of COVID-19 economic disruptions
TechCrunch confirmed today that BounceX (the firm is rebranding this year) has executed layoffs and salary cuts in the wake of recent COVID-19-led economic disruptions. Many startups are undergoing st...
07:45 pm GMT
BoingBoing Excellent way to make a simple bandana DIY mask without cutting or sewing
As usual, TikTok is a bit ahead of the curve. I.e., this is how the younger people in your house are likely self-educating right now. (This vid is 14hrs old, w/6.7M views and 740K likes.) pic.twitter....
07:45 pm GMT
BoingBoing Recommended reading: The Forgery of Venus, by Michael Gruber
Michael Gruber's The Forgery of Venus combines art history, criminal mischief, and the sleaziness of the contemporary art gallery business to deliver a terrifically fun thriller-esque novel. The main ...
07:44 pm GMT
Techcrunch A second potential COVID-19 vaccine, backed by Bill and Melinda Gates, is entering human testing
A new COVID-19 vaccine candidate is entering Phase 1 clinical human testing today, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted an application from Inovio Pharmaceuticals under the regul...
07:43 pm
Slashdot UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Taken To Intensive Care For Coronavirus Treatment
Boris Johnson has been taken into the hospital intensive care unit for treatment for coronavirus after his condition worsened, his office said. The Guardian reports: The British prime minister was adm...
07:41 pm GMT
Techcrunch The U.S. is formalizing Team Telecom rules to restrict foreign ownership of internet and telecom assets
It has the simplest name but the sort of shadowy overtones that national security writers lust after. Team Telecom, a mostly informal working committee of the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security...
07:41 pm GMT
Techcrunch The US is formalizing Team Telecom rules to restrict foreign ownership of internet and telecom assets
It has the simplest name, but the sort of shadowy overtones that national security writers lust after. Team Telecom, a mostly informal working committee of the Departments of Defense, Homeland Securit...
07:38 pm
The Verge Quibi experienced an outage on launch day
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Mobile video app Quibi, which just launched today, experienced a one-hour outage this afternoon, the company confirmed. Quibi first announced on T...
07:33 pm
The Verge Supervised self-driving shuttles are moving COVID-19 tests in Florida
Autonomous shuttles are being used to move COVID-19 tests from a Jacksonville, Florida testing site to a nearby Mayo Clinic processing location, in what the medical nonprofit is calling a ...
07:31 pm GMT
Android Headlines Award-Winning Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Sales Go Live
Sales have now been spotted going live for the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook, following the gadget's announcement at CES 2020. Available via the Samsung store site and Best Buy, there's no indication as t...
07:24 pm -04
Engadget Saints Row: The Third Remastered will debut May 22nd
Its been almost seven years since the last true entry in the bombastic Saints Row series, and a new one probably wont be coming anytime soon -- publisher THQ mentioned that a new game was in developme...
07:18 pm GMT
Mashable Hackers can take over your Mac and iPhone's mic and camera through Safari bugs
The bugs could create a corrupted web link, tricking Safari into giving webcam and microphone access. Read more...More about Technology, Mashable Video, Hackers, Mac, and Safari...
07:10 pm
The Verge Bose investigation concludes QC35 firmware update didnt break noise cancellation
Bose is bringing an end to the long-running saga of complaints regarding noise cancellation issues with its Quiet Comfort 35 and Quiet Comfort 35 II Bluetooth headphones. After spending mo...
07:09 pm GMT
BoingBoing This is New York City in 1993... in HD
This footage was captured from a demo tape used by home entertainment dealers showing off the high quality of the new D-Theater (D-VHS) digital video recording. Enabling the recording and display of H...
07:06 pm GMT
Techcrunch National Geographic launches a homeschool hub for parents and teachers, [email protected]
The COVID-19 outbreak has closed schools across most of the U.S., impacting more than 55 million students who are now learning at home. That’s created an increased demand for homeschool resource...
07:05 pm GMT
Techcrunch Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson on shifting a 3,000-person company to fully remote
What’s it like to take a company with 3,000 employees distributed across 25 offices and make it fully remote with just a few weeks’ notice? I hopped on a call with Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson t...
07:04 pm GMT
Android Headlines You Can Still Get 3 Months Of Amazon Music Unlimited For Free
You can still get an extended free trial of Amazon Music Unlimited, getting you three months free. Normally this service would cost you $10 per month, so this is a $30 value here. Amazon doesn't norma...
07:02 pm GMT
Mashable Take camping to the next level with this tiny trailer &8212; Future Blink
Droplet is both lightweight and strong in build and holds a Queen-size bed, as well as a cooking space. Read more...More about Tech, Mashable Video, Outdoors, Camping, and Future Blink...
07:00 pm GMT
BoingBoing Read the first 10 chapters of my serialized Comic-con satire novel
In the early 2010s, I wrote a play calledTrue Believers that was kind of a send-up and a love letter to comic-con culture. The play had a full production in Boston in 2012 (closing on the weekend of S...
07:00 pm
The Verge Facebook begins sharing more location data with COVID-19 researchers and asks users to self-report symptoms
A Facebook co-location map for the United States. It could help illustrate the likeliness of the disease to spread. | Facebook Facebook is expanding a program that grants researchers ac...
06:58 pm -04
Engadget 'Apex Legends' Old Ways trailer shows off its town takeover mode
Respawn has shared a new gameplay trailer that details what Apex Legends players can expect when tomorrows the Old Ways event starts. The highlight of the two-week event is a town takeover mode called...
06:55 pm
Slashdot PayPal and Venmo Are Letting SIM Swappers Hijack Accounts
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Several major apps and websites, such as Paypal and Venmo have a flaw that lets hackers easily take over users' accounts once they have taken cont...
06:41 pm GMT
Android Headlines You Can Access Experimental Ambient Mode On Your Chromebook Now
Chromebook users can now access Google Assistant's Ambient Mode on their devices simply by turning on an experimental flag. That's based on a recent report from Chrome Story, outlining the progress of...
06:39 pm
The Verge Zoox, citing COVID-19 shutdown, lays off its autonomous vehicle backup drivers
Photo by Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images Zoox, the ambitious self-driving startup said to be worth over $3 billion, laid off almost all of its contract workers last week...
06:34 pm -04
Engadget Late-night hosts will help stream a COVID-19 benefit concert on April 18th
On April 18th, late night hosts and celebrities will participate in One World: Together At Home, a virtual benefit concert to raise money for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. The multi-hour digi...
06:27 pm GMT
BoingBoing Sourdough pizza recipes and technique
A friend just asked for help with sourdough pizza crust. Here are a few prior posts on sourdough pizza:Sourdough pizza crust doesn't take much workThis post is a super simple thin crust pizza.Honey wh...
06:24 pm GMT
Mashable Headspace offers free guided meditations and workouts for New Yorkers
New York is the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, so Headspace is bringing a little bit of relief to the Empire State. Headspace announced a partnership with Gov. Andrew...
06:24 pm GMT
Techcrunch EU privacy experts push a decentralized approach to COVID-19 contacts tracing
A group of European privacy experts has proposed a decentralized system for Bluetooth-based COVID-19 contacts tracing which they argue offers greater protection against abuse and misuse of people̵...
06:24 pm GMT
Android Headlines Save $10 On The Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Today, you can save $10 on the Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) and pick one up for just $39.99. Now that's not quite an all-time low price on the Echo Dot, but it is pretty close. The Echo Dot is a small, h...
06:18 pm GMT
BoingBoing Here's the second episode of John Krasinski's Some Good News
Hey, John Krasinski: quit everything else you're doing and become a full-time Youtuber, please.Previously: Good news: John Krasinski has a whole bunch of good news Read the rest ...
06:15 pm GMT
Techcrunch Swarm gets all the approvals it needs to begin operating its satellite connectivity service in the US
Space startup Swarm emerged from stealth mode in an unusual way two years ago when it turned out that it had launched some of its satellites in contravention of an FCC order not to do so. The regulato...
06:04 pm GMT
BoingBoing Oculus product design manager makes a facemask with LED display
Yesterday's outing inspired me to make a more fashion-forward mask, with distance warnings and an equalizer effect responding to the sound of my voice. Also a goofy mouth graphic because why not? ...
06:00 pm GMT
BoingBoing A train engineer in California took the Trolley Problem way too literally and did it bad
Around 1pm on Tuesday, March 31, a 44-year-old train engineer named Eduardo Moreno allegedly derailed a train at full-speed, careening it towards the USNS Mercy, a Navy medical ship for COVID-19 patie...
06:00 pm
The Verge The Call of Duty League comes back on April 10th
Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images The Call of Duty League is making its comeback very soon. Today, the league announced that play would resume on April 10th, several weeks after the s...
05:51 pm
The Verge The FCC will not investigate President Trump over alleged misinformation
Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images The Federal Communications Commission will not pursue misinformation complaints against broadcasters who air President Trump’s daily press conferen...
05:50 pm GMT
Android Headlines Samsung Chimes In On The Snapdragon 865 vs Exynos 990 Discussion
Samsung has now weighed in on the ongoing Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 vs Exynos 990 debate. Since the release of the Galaxy S20 series, discussions around the disparity between the two chips have intensif...
05:42 pm GMT
BoingBoing How to fold a bag of chips so it stays closed
How am I just finding out about this now? pic.twitter.com/kOOWqRyQkN— Padma Lakshmi (@PadmaLakshmi) April 5, 2020If you lack a Chip Clip, bulldog clip, clothespin, paperclip, or rubber band, thi...
05:38 pm
The Verge Go read this: Polygons oral history of Final Fantasy VII
This week, Square Enix is releasing Final Fantasy VII Remake — a complete retelling of the series’ most iconic game. The first episode, set in Midgar, blows out the world introduced in...
05:36 pm GMT
Techcrunch Foursquare merges with Factual
Foursquare, the 10-year-old location platform based in New York City, has today announced its plan to merge with Factual. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The merged company will keep the Fou...
05:36 pm GMT
BoingBoing Are you under or over 30? Find out with this pop culture trivia quiz!
I fell for the BuzzFeed bait "Sorry, but you wont be able to pass this quiz if youre over 30" and took the quiz with a fair amount of confidence. And they got me I failed miserably. I only got a co...
05:36 pm GMT
BoingBoing Resources for free e-books and entertainment stuffs
Here are two lists of e-books being made freely available on-line. Please add more in the comments!PublicBooks.org's Public Books DatabaseThis is a list of academic presses making their books and rese...
05:34 pm GMT
BoingBoing Small gallery of DIY hazmat outfits
Choose your fighter pic.twitter.com/l4i3FWP0Fl— zd alienbabe (@tifffanycuh) April 4, 2020The United States was woefully unprepared for a pandemic, as evidenced by these desperate attempts to pre...
05:30 pm GMT
BoingBoing Stream this powerful theatre production about class and motherhood right now
Theatre companies have been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus quarantine. While the communal accessibility of theatre is a large part of the artform's pedigree and appeal, professional producti...
05:30 pm -04
Engadget Is the Galaxy S20 Ultra the pro-level studio Samsung promised?
You may have seen Samsungs ads for the Galaxy S20 Ultra. The marketing proclaims that the souped up flagship is a pro-level studio wherever you go with a complete pro kit of camera features. With a 10...
05:26 pm
The Verge Three employees at Blue Origin test positive for COVID-19 after workers voice concern over test launch
Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket. | Image: Blue Origin Three Blue Origin employees have now tested positive for COVID-19 in Washington, according to emails from the company seen by The...
05:23 pm
Slashdot Some Users Experiencing System Crashes on macOS 10.15.4, Especially During Large File Transfers
A sizeable number of Mac users are experiencing occasional system crashes after updating to macOS Catalina version 10.15.4, released a few weeks ago. From a report: The crashing issue appears to be mo...
05:20 pm GMT
Android Headlines Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Gets Android 10 With One UI 2.1
Samsung has started rolling out the Android 10 update to Galaxy Tab S6, its flagship tablet from last year. The update is rolling out to the LTE variant (SM-T865) of the device in Germany and South Ko...
05:14 pm GMT
Vandelay Design The Best Free Zoom Backgrounds to Make Your Video Conferencing More Fun
If you’re a remote worker, you may have plenty of experience with video conferencing as a way to communicate with clients, team members, or other colleagues. But with millions of additional...Cl...
05:10 pm GMT
Techcrunch AppGyver launches Composer Pro, its new no-code editor
AppGyver, a startup that has been on the forefront of low-code development since it first launched in 2013, today launched the latest version of its visual development platform. This update, dubbed Co...
05:08 pm -04
Engadget NVIDIA is contributing 30 supercomputers to the fight against COVID-19
Many people are lending their computing power to efforts researching and fighting COVID-19, and that now includes NVIDIA. The GPU maker has joined the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium gr...
05:08 pm -04
Engadget NVIDIA is contributing its AI smarts to help fight COVID-19
Many people are lending their computing power to efforts researching and fighting COVID-19, and that now includes NVIDIA. The GPU maker has joined the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium gr...
05:03 pm GMT
Techcrunch The Station: Via hits $2.25B valuation, letters from readers, layoffs in a time of COVID-19
Hi, and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages travel from Point A to Point B. I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation report...
05:03 pm GMT
BoingBoing Rysa Walker's 'Now, Then, and Everywhen' kicks off her 'Chronos Origins' series
If you enjoyed Rysa Walker's Chronos Files, you'll love Now, Then and Everywhen.Walker digs into deep into the backstory of her fantastic time travel series, expands greatly on the world-building and ...
05:01 pm GMT
Techcrunch Creative Destruction Lab launches a new startup program dedicated to COVID-19 response
Global academic science and tech startup accelerator program Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is adding a dedicated stream to its existing areas of focus, which include AI, health sciences, space, quant...
05:00 pm GMT
BoingBoing The art world in the wake of COVID-19
Jerry Saltz takes a sobering, thought-provoking look at where the art world may find itself in the wake of COVID-19. Anyone involved or adjacent to this world knows how much it has been struggling in ...
04:52 pm GMT
Mashable iPad Pros are on sale, plus more laptop and tablet deals
If you're lucky enough to get to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, you probably have a laptop from your office. But using your computer for both professional and personal use is tricky &...
04:48 pm
The Verge Headspace is letting people access free meditations and mindfulness exercises
Headspace is giving people free access to some of its mindfulness exercises, meditations, and sleep experiences. The company launched a new landing page today designed with New Yorkers, wh...
04:47 pm GMT
BoingBoing John Oliver on Trump's love affair with far-right news network, OAN
Donald Trump frequently lavishes praise One America News (OAN), a news network that makes Fox News look like the Socialist Worker. In this episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver looks into OAN and ...
04:45 pm GMT
BoingBoing Medical professionals and Healthcare providers are getting their pay cut while dealing with COVID-19
From ProPublica:Most ER providers in the U.S. work for staffing companies that have contracts with hospitals. Those staffing companies are losing revenue as hospitals postpone elective procedures and ...
04:44 pm -04
Engadget Nintendo lets Japanese gamers build their own Joy-Con color schemes
Nintendo has been known for its penchant for colorful hardware since it launched the Play It Loud series of Game Boys in 1995. The Switch is no exception -- the consoles Joy-Con controllers and straps...
04:44 pm -04
Engadget Nintendo lets Japanese gamers build their own Joy-Con color schemes
Nintendo has been known for its penchant for colorful hardware since it launched the Play It Loud series of Game Boys in 1995. The Switch is no exception -- the consoles Joy-Con controllers and straps...
04:43 pm
Slashdot Uber Connects Out-of-Work U.S. Ride-Hail Drivers To Delivery, Production Jobs
Uber said on Monday its app will list job openings in the delivery, food production and grocery industry that its U.S. drivers can access during a slump in ride-hailing demand due to the coronavirus. ...
04:35 pm GMT
BoingBoing Gentleman intentionally coughs on a debit machine at a drive-thru window
A gentleman in Quebec has fun purposely coughing on a debit machine at a drive-thru restaurant window, and his passenger laughs at his witty behavior. It was posted on Facebook, which is how the video...
04:32 pm GMT
BoingBoing LEGO Anakin's Podracer
Lovely Tattoine style Star Wars tech, this LEGO Pod racer memorializes one of Star Wars most scorned movies, The Phantom Menace....but this is podracing.The kit comes with a Padme and lil' Anakin mini...
04:32 pm GMT
BoingBoing Irish Prime Minister to work one shift a week as a doctor
Leo Varadkar qualified as a general practitioner before entering politics. Now the taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland, he'll be going back to his old job one day a week.The Irish Times, which first...
04:31 pm GMT
BoingBoing Listen to Whitney Houston's incredible isolated vocals for "I Wanna Dance with Somebody"
Whitney Houston's 1987 megahit "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" is even better sans synths and drum machine. Read the rest ...
04:30 pm GMT
BoingBoing Curt Smith from Tears for Fears plays "Mad World" with his daughter Diva
There are few songs that can lay me out quicker than Tears for Fears' 1982 hit, "Mad World." Like many, I will forever associate it with the cult classic film, Donnie Darko, and Michael Andrews and Ga...
04:21 pm -04
Engadget IBM shares AI tools to better understand and treat COVID-19
IBM wants to help researchers better understand and treat COVID-19. To do so, its putting its AI to work. It has released a series of new tools to aggregate data, help researchers explore potential th...
04:18 pm GMT
Techcrunch Daily Crunch: Quibi finally launches its mobile streaming app
Quibi launches its mobile streaming service, Apple sources 20 million protective masks and Red Hat announces a new CEO. Here’s your Daily Crunch for April 6, 2020. 1. Quibi launches its mobile s...
04:15 pm GMT
Techcrunch Zoom Video Communications offers 20% off Annual Business plans to Extra Crunch members
With the trying times the country is going through due to COVID-19, Extra Crunch is excited to announce a new Partner Perk from video conference software Zoom. Starting today, annual and two-year memb...
04:13 pm GMT
BoingBoing M*A*S*H on COVID-19
M*A*S*H, which aired from 1972 to 1983, was one of the greatest TV comedy-dramas ever. Here, the team at the 4077th address the COVID-19 situation. Edited by Frank Vaccarriello. (via Laughing Squid) R...
04:12 pm GMT
BoingBoing A featherless nestling fell out of its nest and onto our doorstep, here's what we did
On Tuesday (or was it Wednesday? Yes, it was Wednesday), I noticed something on my front door steps. It was something small and freaky looking. It soon registeredthat it was a nestling, a featherless ...
04:08 pm GMT
Android Headlines Quibi: Everything You Need To Know
Quibi is the newest streaming service to launch, and it has some interesting features and content, as well as a price that might knock your socks off. This includes portrait mode features, and a price...
04:05 pm GMT
Dev To Exporting Pandas DataFrames to Google Sheets
In a recent project, I needed to share the results obtained from some data analysis with Pandas in the format of a CSV on Google Sheets. The first approach I tried was using GSheets which is quite nic...
04:05 pm
Slashdot A Google Plan To Wipe Out Mosquitoes Appears to Be Working
An experimental program led by Google parent Alphabet to wipe out disease-causing mosquitoes succeeded in nearly eliminating them from three test sites in California's Central Valley. From a report: S...
04:00 pm -04
Engadget What we're listening to: 'The Amulet' and Lewis Capaldi
Sometimes, you need good tunes to keep you company. Other times, you just want to listen to a good book. Commerce Editor Valentina Palladino explains why Michael McDowells The Amulet is a murder myste...
04:00 pm GMT
BoingBoing Elf-shooting is a disease from which cows suffer.
From a 1938 school book transcribed by the Dchas Project, the digital archives of the National Folklore Project at UC Dublin:Elf-shooting is a disease from which cows suffer. They are supposed to have...
03:49 pm GMT
Techcrunch Luckin Coffees alleged fraud has some silver linings (and even more bad news too)
Chinese coffee chain super-brand Luckin Coffee has been in the spotlight the past week after the company revealed in an SEC filing that it has undertaken an internal investigation into an alleged $300...
03:48 pm GMT
Mashable The new 'Final Fantasy' has really good graphics, so cop a new 4K TV
Coronavirus season is also a season of letdowns for entertainment fans. On top of the numerous pushbacks of movie release dates like Mulan and Black Widow, it was announced on April 3 that The Last of...
03:42 pm GMT
Mashable How to clean your filthy video game controller
Gaming is a good way to pass time during this period of social isolation. (Um, the new Animal Crossing, anybody?) But just think of all the times you've touched your face while gaming, and snacking on...
03:41 pm
The Verge Disney is releasing a series of adorable new Frozen shorts, made completely at home
Just in case Frozen 2 on Disney Plus isn’t enough to keep kids entertained while they’re stuck at home, Disney animator Hyrum Osmond and actor Josh Gad have teamed up to produce a new ...
03:37 pm GMT
Android Headlines Start Streaming In 4K HDR With The NVIDIA SHIELD TV For $129
With all of us at home more now, it's a good time to pick up the NVIDIA SHIELD TV and Amazon has it on sale for $20 off of its regular price. This brings it down to just $129. That matches its all-tim...
03:33 pm -04
Engadget 'Candy Crush' will get in-game 'stop the spread' ads in the UK
In normal circumstances, public health agencies advise people who play a lot of video games to get outside and socialize, but then these aren't normal circumstances. To slow the spread of COVID-1...
03:31 pm GMT
BoingBoing Galaxy Chromebook reviews
Samsung's Galaxy Chromebook is unusually fancy and handsome for a platform usually associated with cheap, low-end machines, at least outside of Google's own flag-carrier devices. How does it stack up?...
03:25 pm
Slashdot Bill Gates To Spend Billions on Coronavirus Vaccine Development
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said his foundation will spend billions of dollars to fund the construction of factories for the most promising efforts to develop a vaccine to combat the novel coronav...
03:20 pm
The Verge This Pittsburgh arcade is now a tiny virtual world
If you enjoy experimental video games and milling around art installations but find yourself stuck at home during the pandemic, one Pittsburgh arcade has swapped physical space for a littl...
03:19 pm
The Verge Asus Flip C436 Chromebook with Project Athena is now available, starting at $799
ASUS Asus has released its Chromebook Flip C436, a lightweight, premium laptop it previewed at CES in January. As expected, the new 13-inch Flip has a similar magnesium alloy body as its...
03:13 pm -04
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 drops to $199 at Microsoft's store
You can still get workouts in during the COVID-19 pandemic, and a smartwatch could be particularly helpful if youre determined to track your progress during those workouts. Accordingly, Microsoft is m...
03:11 pm GMT
Techcrunch Researchers develop emergency ventilator based on resuscitation bags used in ambulances
The need for innovative solutions to address shortages in crucial medical equipment is greater than ever, and a new initiative from a global team of biomedical engineering experts is a perfect example...
03:04 pm GMT
Abduzeedo Designer Spotlight: Ranganath Krishnamani
Designer Spotlight: Ranganath Krishnamani abduzeedoApr 06, 2020 Times are definitely changing, the bull market which was one of the longest is over and we are all heading...
03:02 pm
The Verge Persona 5 Scramble is a true sequel to Persona 5
How was your first weekend with Persona 5 Royal? Right now, I, for one, am pretty happy about having a new version of a game that is not only one of my favorite ever but also happens to be...
03:01 pm
The Verge The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and other Switch games are discounted today
The Nintendo Switch has too many great games to afford buying them all at once. If you recently bought a Switch to play Animal Crossing: New Horizons or you just haven’t had a chance to ...
03:00 pm -04
Engadget The best games for PS4
Sony's PlayStation 4 is at the end of its life, but if anything that makes picking the best games harder than ever. With well over 1,500 titles to choose from, the sheer volume of games on offer,...
03:00 pm -04
Engadget The best games for PS4
Sony's PlayStation 4 is at the end of its life, but if anything that makes picking the best games harder than ever. With well over 1,500 titles to choose from, the sheer volume of games on offer,...
02:58 pm GMT
Techcrunch Koch Industries closes nearly $13B Infor acquisition
Koch Industries announced today that it has closed on the acquisition of Infor, announced in February. The company never officially announced the purchase price, but sources indicated that it was clos...
02:56 pm GMT
Techcrunch Why AI startups economics will likely improve over time
We wound up talking to one VC, David Blumberg of Blumberg Capital, who had some interesting notes on AI margins to share from his portfolio....
02:54 pm GMT
Mashable Bored kids at home? Osmo is offering 20% off all coding and starter kits.
TL;DR: As of April 6, Osmo is offering 20% off all coding and starter kits, saving you up to $36.90 on an interactive iPad or Fire Tablet add-on for your kid.Social distancing has essentially turned m...
02:50 pm
The Verge Tales from the Loop review: small-town America goes sci-fi
Photo by Jan Thijs / Amazon Studios Tales from the Loop is so pretty it breaks your heart. Based on the work of Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag, famous for his scenes of pastoral tranqui...
02:48 pm GMT
Abduzeedo Mobile Design & Web Design Inspiration for ABDZ new design
Mobile Design & Web Design Inspiration for ABDZ new design abduzeedoApr 06, 2020 Having weekends and plenty of time at home means it might be the right time to redesign t...
02:44 pm
Slashdot New Jersey Desperately Needs COBOL Programmers
In New Jersey, the coronavirus outbreak has resulted in something that few people outside that state's tech department would have foreseen: a dire need for COBOL coders. From a report, shared by reade...
02:34 pm GMT
Techcrunch Economists havent throw out the models yet (but they will)
There are many things that are in short supply these days, but one of them is cognitive flexibility. Humans are used to confronting the extreme complexity of our modern world with some mlange of data,...
02:33 pm
The Verge Peloton pauses Aprils live classes after an employee tested positive for COVID-19
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peloton has announced that it will stop producing and airing live cycling and running classes until April 30th after an employee tested positi...
02:31 pm GMT
Techcrunch COVID-hit UK startups cry out for help, as UK gov trails Europe in its response
The UK government is reportedly looking at a range of options to support the startup industry, possibly involving a co-investment model involving state-owned funds (via the British Business Bank) and ...
02:26 pm GMT
CSS Tricks Continuous Deployments for WordPress Using GitHub Actions
Continuous Integration (CI) workflows are considered a best practice these days. As in, you work with your version control system (Git), and as you do, CI is doing work for you like running tests, sen...
02:23 pm GMT
Android Headlines Quibi Launches With A Focus On Short-Form Video Content
Quibi has officially launched today, and it is focusing on a niche that no other streaming service has really focused on yet. And that is short-form video content. We're talking about videos that are ...
02:17 pm GMT
BoingBoing Awkward: Trump stopped Fauci from answering hydroxychloroquine question at COVID-19 briefing
Impeached and manifestly unfit U.S. President Donald John Trump stopped the U.S. medical expert Dr. Anthony Fauci from answering a question about hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug Trump is pushing, d...
02:14 pm -04
Engadget Uber built a tool to help its drivers find work at other companies
Uber recognizes that its drivers are facing major work shortages, as fewer people travel via rideshare during the pandemic. The company is already offering 14 days of financial assistance to drivers d...
02:03 pm
Slashdot 'Quit Trying To Make Quibi Happen'
Devindra Hardawar of Engadget, writing about Quibi, a new streaming service that launched today: Nobody asked for Quibi. Nobody, that is, except for Jeffrey Katzenberg, the founder of Dreamworks Pictu...
01:58 pm GMT
Android Headlines New TCL 5G Router, Headphones & Family Watch Cover Smart Device Gamut
TCL is now ready to launch a full smart device battery ranging from wearables to a home internet solution. The product lineup includes no fewer than three new wireless headphone models. But it also in...
01:58 pm GMT
Android Headlines TCL Launches Three New Feature-Packed 10-Series Smartphones
TCL now has no fewer than three new smartphones for users to consider with the launch of the TCL 10-series, including the 10L, 10 5G, and 10 Pro. As the branding implies, each of the new handsets is p...
01:58 pm GMT
BoingBoing This guy built a huge LEGO Cylon Basestar AND a Saturn V rocket
If this is what a small project looks like, I shudder to imagine what a large project is.Classic Cylon Basestar. And a Saturn V rocket. Impressive. Deeply impressive. A small project I've just fin...
01:52 pm GMT
BoingBoing How to have fun with a green screen while distance learning in coronavirus shutdown
This 'rona GIF has me screaming. I don't know who created it.*screaming*I found it on IMGUR. Thank you, @Morchel03.You are welcome. Read the rest ...
01:50 pm GMT
BoingBoing Boris Johnson "in good spirits" in hospital
British Prime minister Boris Johnson, hospitalized with "persistent symptoms" of coronavirus infection, is reportedly "in good spirits" but has to stay there for more tests.The prime minister's offici...
01:50 pm GMT
Techcrunch Equity Monday: Hunting for green shoots amidst the startup data
Good morning friends, and welcome back toTechCrunchs Equity Monday, a short-form audio hit to kickstart your week. Before we jump into today’s show, don’t forget that the long-form Equity ...
01:50 pm GMT
Techcrunch Equity Monday: Hunting for green shoots amid the startup data
Good morning friends, and welcome back toTechCrunchs Equity Monday, a short-form audio hit to kickstart your week. Before we jump into today’s show, don’t forget that the long-form Equity ...
01:50 pm GMT
BoingBoing Zoom shares crash as security privacy concerns grow
The video conferencing app Zoom has become suddenly ubiquitous over the past few weeks, as the coronavirus shutdown closes schools, businesses, and keeps us all indoors. Shares of Zoom dropped 9% on M...
01:48 pm GMT
Mashable YouTube to curb videos promoting 5G coronavirus conspiracy theories
Conspiracy theories that link 5G to the coronavirus are spreading fast on social media. It's resulting in actual property damage, as some people go around thrashing 5G equipment. These attac...
01:41 pm GMT
BoingBoing Harry Potter Theme played on drinking glasses [VIDEO]
This music video is delightful. Wait for the surprise ending. The Harry Potter Theme but it's Played on Drinking Glasses,by Fin Draper Music on Instagram. March 7, 2020.YouTube: Fin DraperTikTok: finl...
01:40 pm GMT
Android Headlines Video Chat With Your Loved Ones With The $59 Echo Show 5
With everything that's going on in the world right now, the Echo Show 5 has become a must-buy for a lot of people, because you can use it to video chat. The Echo Show 5 can do a lot more than that, bu...
01:37 pm GMT
Techcrunch Paul Cormier takes over as Red Hat CEO, as Jim Whitehurst moves to IBM
When Ginni Rometty indicated that she was stepping down as IBM CEO at the end of January, the company announced that Arvind Krishna would be taking over, while Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst would become ...
01:34 pm -04
Engadget UK carriers would appreciate you not setting cell towers on fire
The arson attacks against 5G masts in the UK have become serious enough that carriers are joining together to put a stop to the incidents. EE, O2, Three and Vodafone have issued a joint statement both...
01:34 pm GMT
BoingBoing Whistling walrus
Nice to see Jamie Hyneman still getting TV gigs. Read the rest ...
01:15 pm GMT
BoingBoing Video: One nice thing. 26 countries.
Individuals from 26 different countries share one nice thing about how they are spending their time during coronavirus shutdown. A lovely video by Joe Sabia and Aaron Rasmussen, who are based in New Y...
01:15 pm GMT
BoingBoing Fox steals phone
This fox is an impossibly good director—the intro, the call to action, the flight, the cheeky laughter, the changes in perspective that show both the culprit and the victim in hot pursuit, the d...
01:08 pm GMT
BoingBoing Bookshop offers an alternative to Amazon for bookstores and affiliates
Bookshop has high hopes of becoming Earth's other biggest bookstore. It offers a way for indie bookstores to easily sell their books online and have fulfillment handled by Bookshop and wholesaler Ingr...
01:00 pm -04
Engadget Origin's EON15-X laptop is powered by AMD's 12-core desktop Ryzen 9 CPU
Origin has unveiled the revamped EON15-X laptop with an impressive trick: It packs the 12-core AMD Ryzen 3900 desktop processor. As a reminder, this chip (for OEMs only) gives you many of the benefits...
01:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Myriota raises $19.3 million to expand its IoT satellite constellation
Internet of things satellite connectivity startup Myriota has raises a $19.3 million Series B funding round, led by Hostplus and Main Sequence Ventures, with additional funding from Boeing, former Aus...
01:00 pm GMT
BoingBoing News of the Times: Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor - F.D.R. Calls Attack a "Hoax"
Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH a historical "News of the Times" reports F.D.R.'s dismissal of the Pearl Harbor attack as a hoax...
01:00 pm -04
Engadget TCL's first real flagship phones look nice for the price
Months after teasing us with a preview of its flagship series at CES, TCL is finally ready to officially launch its first full-fledged smartphone line under its own brand. This isnt the companys debut...
01:00 pm GMT
Mashable TCL enters smartphone territory with its very own lineup of devices
TCL has finally taken the wraps off its first series of company branded smartphones: TCL 10 5G, TCL 10L, and TCL 10 Pro. While all three phones offer some powerful features, they're all priced under $...
01:00 pm
The Verge Can Meg Whitman outwit a pandemic with Quibi?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge eBay. HP. Governor of California (well, almost). Quibi? Meg Whitman’s last act is her biggest bet yet Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm
The Verge Uber launches effort to help drivers find other work during coronavirus crisis
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Demand for ride-hailing in cities is down severely due to the coronavirus pandemic, and as such, drivers are struggling to find work. Uber is roll...
01:00 pm
The Verge TCL reveals prices and specs for its 10-Series smartphones
TCL — best known for its well-received and wallet-friendly TVs — announced at CES earlier this year that it would be entering the mobile phone business. And now, we’ve finally got th...
12:58 pm
The Verge Google Maps puts restaurant takeout and delivery options front and center now that eating out is off the menu
Image: Google Google has tweaked its Maps app to highlight restaurants that are offering takeout and delivery options during the COVID-19 pandemic, 9to5Google reports. When you open the ...
12:55 pm
Freelance Switch 25 Best Free Restaurant Menu Templates for MS Word & Google Docs 2020
Are you struggling to create a stylish looking menu for your restaurant? Do you spend countless hours trying to perfect your design only to have it look unprofessional?Give your diners an elegant and ...
12:42 pm
The Verge Quibis shows are fun, familiar, and a little forgettable
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge It’s far too easy to make fun of Quibi. That’s the first problem. You can start with the name: an overly cute mashup of “quick bites....
12:37 pm GMT
Android Headlines Nokia 9.3 PureView Flagship Gets Delayed To H2 2020
HMD Global still plans to release the Nokia 9.3 PureView flagship, it seems, but its release got delayed to H2 2020. This information comes from Nokia Power User, and it's not official, so keep that i...
12:30 pm -04
Engadget Best Buy is selling the Nvidia Shield TV for $20 off
NVIDIAs Shield TV is one of the best streaming devices out there, but the $149 price may have put you off in the past. However, Best Buy is now offering it for $130 instead of $150, so the time might ...
12:22 pm GMT
Techcrunch Lydia lets you donate to hospitals and charities
Fintech startup Lydia is the dominating mobile payment app in France with most of its 3.3 million users in its home country. Thats why the startup has been working hard over the past ten days to ship ...
12:07 pm GMT
Dev To Frontend Shorts: How to Space Elements in Bootstrap 4 Without Custom Classes
Im happily coming back with my front-end shorts series.Unfortunately, I dont have enough time to write long articles, but I would be happy to share some front-end tips and tricks that I have already a...
12:02 pm GMT
Android Headlines OnePlus 8 Pro Appears On Geekbench With 12GB Of RAM
The OnePlus 8 popped up on Geekbench last month, and the OnePlus 8 Pro model has just surfaced as well. The regular model surfaced with a 'OnePlus IN2010' model number, while the 'Pro' unit surfaced u...
12:00 pm -04
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Chromebook review: Great, until the battery runs out
Google has been selling expensive, high-end Chromebooks for years now. But last year, the company changed tactics. The Pixelbook Go was only $650, a far cry from the $1,000-plus price Google asked for...
12:00 pm
The Verge JBLs Quantum One delivers a VR-like audio experience, minus the immersion
A headset with a head-tracking gyroscope seems cooler than it is Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Chromebook review: beautiful to a fault
More features, but more problems Continue reading… ...
11:59 am GMT
Android Headlines Samsung Galaxy Buds Bean Leak Reveal A Complete Design Overhaul
The next generation of Samsung wireless earbuds might see a complete design overhaul. 3D renders of the company's upcoming "Bean" wireless earbuds have emerged and they are a huge departure from its e...
11:54 am GMT
Android Headlines Electronics Deals April 6, 2020: Echo, Anker & More
Amazon is discounting its Echo Show 5 smart display by $30 today, allowing you to get it for just $59.99. That's a pretty good price for a 5-inch smart display that runs on Amazon Alexa. This is going...
11:39 am GMT
Noupe How Can Visual Content Increase Social Engagement for Your Business?
Visuals have the power to attract the attention of consumers. Marketers have realized this, and thats why 80% of them have started using visual images.  Additionally, 63% of marketers use video, ...
11:35 am GMT
Mashable Teenager in lockdown spends his time 3D printing protective shields for health workers
Marcus Chu, a 16-year-old teenager from Manila, is using his 3D printer to make face shields for frontline medical workers battling the novel coronavirus.  Read more...More about Elon Musk, Bill ...
11:35 am GMT
Techcrunch Uber partners with Flipkart and BigBasket in India to deliver essential items
Uber is resuming some services in India as it looks to help other firms deliver grocery and other essential items in select parts of the country, nearly two weeks after New Delhi ordered a three-week ...
11:34 am
Slashdot Apple Begins Making Millions of Face Shields and Sources 20 Million Face Masks
"Apple announced Sunday it's launched a companywide effort to design, produce and ship face shields to medical workers battling the coronavirus outbreak," reports CNET:The first shipment was delivered...
11:32 am -04
Engadget The Morning After: Mobile video service Quibi launches today
Hey, good morning!There is so much money behind Quibi. If you've never heard of it, it's a mobile video service/network hot on the heels of many similar services that have failed. With...
11:30 am GMT
Android Headlines OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z Earphones Will Support Warp Charge & More
The OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z earphones will feature Warp Charge, the latest rumor reveals. This information comes from Ishan Agarwal, who partnered up with Pricebaba this time around. Mr. Agarwal wa...
11:30 am GMT
Smashing Magazine Create Your Free Developer Blog Using Hugo And Firebase
In this tutorial, Ill demonstrate how to create your own blog using Hugo and deploy it on Firebase for free. Hugo is an open-source static site generator and Firebase is a Google platform that offers ...
11:23 am
The Verge Nintendo scrambles to address Animal Crossing egg complaints
He wants a fish, but let’s face it, he’s probably just gunna get another egg. | Image; Nintendo A new patch has been released for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and according to the ...
11:01 am GMT
Mashable Nasty Safari bugs let hackers take over your Mac and iPhone's mic and camera
You know how some people have a sticker over their MacBook's webcam? Well, those people might be onto something. Wired reports that Apple recently patched a nasty Safari bug, which allowed hacker...
11:00 am
TutsPlus - Design How to Create an Islamic Art Pattern Brush in Illustrator
What You'll Be Creating'Marhaba'! Learn how to create an Islamic geometric pattern with an Illustrator brush. In this tutorial, we will go through the step-by-step process of how to create Islamic pat...
10:46 am GMT
Android Headlines HONOR 30 Pro Flexes Its Muscles On Geekbench Prior To Launch
The HONOR 30 Pro will become official on April 15, and the device has just surfaced on Geekbench. This listing actually dates back to April 4, but it's just not making the rounds. The device appeared ...
10:45 am GMT
Web Designer Depot 20 Best New Websites, April 2020
In Aprils 20 Best New Websites roundup weve got some awesome examples of current design trends, and one or two sites that have struck out in their own direction. Theres an experimental typeface, a mus...
10:38 am
TutsPlus - Design The Must-Have Fonts for Graphic Designers and Font Lovers
Whether you love to use fun and interesting fonts in your work or simply in everyday use, this must-have list of everything from serifs to scripts and more should be right up your alley. Thanks to the...
10:22 am GMT
Android Headlines ABC News Live Now Available On Android TV & Amazon Fire TV
ABC News has launched its live news app for Android TV and Amazon Fire TV. The newly released native apps give users of these two TV platforms access to 24/7 live breaking news, live events, and origi...
10:11 am
The Verge Tesla previews ventilator powered by Model 3 tech
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla has shared an update on the ventilator it’s developing to address the shortage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a new video posted on t...
10:00 am
The Verge Final Fantasy VII Remake is a thrilling, thoughtful take on a classic
It answers old questions and asks new ones Continue reading… ...
09:49 am GMT
Android Headlines Redmi 8A Pro Brings A 5,000mAh Battery, And It's Extremely Affordable
Redmi has announced a new smartphone, and this one is extremely affordable. We're talking about the Redmi 8A Pro handset, which actually costs less than $100, but we'll talk about that a bit later. Th...
09:21 am
The Verge UK mobile carriers politely ask people to stop burning 5G towers
Photo by Muhammed Selim Korkutata/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The top four UK mobile operators have issued a joint statement asking for help to stop people burning 5G towers. Multipl...
09:06 am GMT
Techcrunch Indias Swiggy raises $43M to expand to new businesses
Indian food delivery startup Swiggy has bagged an additional $43 million as it looks to expand to new businesses. Existing investor Tencent and new players Ark Impact, Korea Investment Partners, Samsu...
09:00 am GMT
Mashable Get lifetime access to this social media manager, on sale for 91% off
TL;DR: Get a lifetime subscription to the Socialii Social Media Manager pro plan for $49.99, a 91% savings as of April 6.Even if you've been suddenly blessed (or burdened) with more free time these da...
09:00 am GMT
Mashable Upgrade your Netflix setup with this wallet-friendly projector
TL;DR: Snag the Prima 1080p HD Pocket Projector for $279.99, a 64% savings as of April 6.If you've been hunched over your laptop for the past few weeks watching every Netflix original, you're probably...
09:00 am GMT
Mashable Learn how to build a freelance empire with these online courses
TL;DR: Learn how to profit off your freelance career with the Become A Solopreneur Expert Bundle for $39, a 97% savings as of April 6.Pivoting from traditional employment to freelancing is not as easy...
09:00 am GMT
Mashable Eliminate gross smells around your home with this portable air cleaner
TL;DR: Let the spring cleaning begin with this portable rechargeable ozone generator for $24.99, a 24% savings as of April 6.Whether you have a closet that smells weird for some unknown reason, an old...
08:48 am GMT
Android Headlines Vivo V19 Debuts With SD712, 33W Charging, 8GB Of RAM & Low Price Tag
The Vivo V19 just got announced, and it packs a punch. The device got announced in Indonesia, but it will become available in a number of other markets. This is a global variant of the device. The Viv...
08:47 am GMT
Mashable Apple is donating 20 million masks and producing face shields to help fight coronavirus
Apple has sourced 20 million masks through its supply chain in an effort to help healthcare professionals around the world fight the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in a vid...
08:16 am -04
Engadget Tesla shows how it builds ventilators using Model 3 parts
Teslas EV plants are shuttered due to the coronavirus, but like other automakers, its retooling its operations to build ventilators. Now, the company has released a YouTube video showing a prototype b...
08:16 am GMT
Noupe How to Inject Humor & Comedy Into Your Brand
While weve always known that injecting humor into situations makes the mood lighter, we have hard data showing that comedy sells products. A worldwide survey conducted by Nielsen revealed that humor c...
08:02 am GMT
Android Headlines Global Xiaomi Mi 10 5G To Cost Almost 300 More Than The Chinese Model
The global variant of the Xiaomi Mi 10 5G will cost a lot more than the Chinese model. The global Xiaomi Mi 10 5G is set to cost 799, while the Chinese model now costs CNY3,999 (520). In terms of the ...
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Slashdot Elon Musk Shares a Video: Making Ventilators From Tesla Parts
Elon Musk shared a new video today from Tesla Engineering. "We're trying to make some ventilators from some car parts, so we can help the medical industry without taking away from their supply," it be...
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Techcrunch WHO Africa hosts hackathons, offers seed funds to fight COVID-19
The World Health Organization in Africa is holding virtual hackathons and offering up to $20,000 in seed-funds to finalists with digital solutions to stem COVID-19. The regional office of the UN agenc...
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Android Headlines Watch TV Shows & Movies Subscription Free On HBO This Month
HBO has announced that consumers can watch around 500 hours of prime content on their app or website this month without a subscription. As such, consumers get access to dozens of series, documentaries...
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Techcrunch Kuwaiti investment company commits up to $100 million to Startup Battlefield alum Pure Harvest
Pure Harvest Smart Farms, a startup developing technology-enhanced greenhouses for agricultural developments across the Middle East, has received a commitment of up to $100 million from Wafra, Kuwait&...
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Just Creative 30 Bulletproof Marketing Strategies for a Thriving Business
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Just Creative Lemons Into Lemonade: Building Your Brand During Turbulent Times
How do you build a brand during economic downturns? Experts agree that quitting marketing isn't the answer. Heres how to build long-term brand value in a crisis....
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Just Creative 5 Unarguable Truths About SEO in 2020
Get across the unarguable truths about SEO in 2020. Don't miss out on leveraging Google's latest algorithm update & find out more about voice & visual search. ...
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Techcrunch Open banking fintech Yapily raises $13M Series A
Yapily, one of a number of fintech startups that offer an opening banking API to let enterprises, such as financial service providers and merchants, connect to banks, has raised $13 million in Series ...
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Engadget Quit trying to make Quibi happen
Nobody asked for Quibi. Nobody, that is, except for Jeffrey Katzenberg, the founder of Dreamworks Pictures and famed Hollywood producer. Where other mobile video startups failed, like Samsungs long-fo...
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Mashable Quibi's tech lives up to the hype. The shows? That's up to you.
If you have an unquenchable thirst for streamed content and a few bucks to spare each month, Quibi would like a moment of your time.An actual moment, in this case. The short-form video app is launchin...
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The Verge Quibi app review: shifting landscape
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After months of publicity, Quibi — the mobile phone app that’s centered on short, bite-sized original programming — is launching today on iP...
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The Verge How to stream Quibi
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Quibi is the latest streaming service to launch in an increasingly crowded market — and it might be the weirdest one yet. Instead of relying on ...
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Techcrunch Quibi launches its mobile streaming service in the middle of the quarantine era
Quibi, the much-hyped mobile app promising to deliver “quick bites” of video entertainment, is finally here. The company has been in the headlines for more than two years, thanks to the in...
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The Verge Apple is designing and shipping face shields for medical workers
Apple CEO Tim Cook has provided an update on the company’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. In a video posted to Twitter, Cook says Apple has sourced more than 20 million masks through i...
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Slashdot After Four More Phone Masts Attacked, YouTube Promises To Remove Some 5G Conspiracy Videos
The Guardian reports that YouTube "will reduce the amount of content spreading conspiracy theories about links between 5G technology and coronavirus that it recommends to users, it has said, as four m...
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Engadget Mixer gives every streaming partner $100 to help during COVID-19
Numerous internet services have offered help to creators who may be struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, but Microsoft's Mixer might have one of the simpler solutions: direct cash infusion...
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Slashdot How Robert Cringely Scored 5 Million N95 Masks From China
This week, tech pundit Robert Cringely described how a chance conversation with China-based entrepreneur Anina led to a friend with a garment factory "now making fully certified N-95 respirators with ...
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Engadget Safari flaw let intruders hijack cameras on iPhones and Macs
If you're working on a Mac at home or reconnecting with friends on an iPhone, you'll want to be sure you have the latest security updates. Security researcher Ryan Pickren has detaile...
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Techcrunch Apple has sourced over 20 million protective masks, now building and shipping face shields
As it mobilizes its supply chain, employees, and partners to provide personal protective equipment to medical workers and others working to stop the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, Apple has sourced ...
12:33 am GMT
Techcrunch Tesla shows how its building ventilators with car parts
Tesla is among a group of automakers retooling facilities to build ventilators for the COVID-19 crisis. In the following video, the company provides a behind-the-scene look at its ventilator design pr...
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Dev To Why Writing Blog Posts Sucks (and doesn't suck!)
When I started my career transition I knew there were certain things I would have to do to leverage myself. Becoming part of the Twitter community was one thing, being involved locally was another, an...