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11:53 pm
The Verge Hackers are targeting the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain, IBM finds
Amelia Krales A global phishing campaign has been targeting organizations associated with the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines since September 2020, IBM security resea...
11:20 pm
Slashdot China's Chang'e 5 Probe Lifts Off From Moon Carrying Lunar Samples
China's Chang'e spacecraft has lifted off from Oceanus Procellarum at 10:10 EST Thursday, carrying with it the first fresh lunar samples since 1976. Space.com reports: Six minutes later, the ascent sp...
11:16 pm -05
Engadget Destiny 2's next-gen upgrade requires downloading the game again
If you were hoping to play Destiny 2s next-gen update the moment it becomes available on December 8th, you may end up waiting. In a post detailing the games upcoming version 3.0.1 update, Bungie said ...
11:12 pm GMT
Techcrunch Daily Crunch: Google fires co-lead of its Ethical AI team
Google fires a leading researcher, Stripe launches a new banking service and WarnerMedia shakes up the theatrical business model. This is your Daily Crunch for December 3, 2020. The big story: Google ...
11:03 pm GMT
Dev To AWS Heroes React to AWS re:Invent 2020 Announcements
During re:Invent this article is being constantly updated. Keep checking in to see new reactions! Jump to the reactions Preamble What is re:Invent?re:Invent is Amazon Web...
10:57 pm GMT
Android Headlines Stadia Players Will Get Access To Cyberpunk 2077 Before Consoles
CD Projekt Red just put out a tweet that lists when players will be able to start playing Cyberpunk 2077, and PC and Stadia players will get access to the games before it hits consoles. This means if ...
10:53 pm GMT
Mashable Facebook will now finally ban COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
On Monday, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a livestream with Dr. Anthony Fauci to talk about the coronavirus.The Facebook comments on the video quickly filled up with musings from conspi...
10:41 pm GMT
Techcrunch Gift Guide: Games on every platform to get you through the long, COVID winter
It's a great time to be a gamer I mean, what else is there to do? And with the prospect of a long winter and lonely holiday season ahead of us, here's a list of games on all the major platforms that ...
10:40 pm
Slashdot Drone Footage Shows the Shocking Collapse of the Arecibo Observatory
Iwastheone shares a report from The Verge: Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) released shocking footage of the collapse of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. The video, captured on Dece...
10:39 pm GMT
Mashable Hulu Watch Party now available to all subscribers
Holiday movie nights just got a lot more fun with the official launch of Hulu Watch Party. Following a successful trial in May, the video-on-demand platform this week announced access for all Hulu and...
10:38 pm GMT
Just Creative How to Start a Design Blog (and Make Money) in 2021 Ultimate Guide
Do you want to start a blog and get paid to do it? Then check out our guide here and start today!The post How to Start a Design Blog (and Make Money) in 2021 - Ultimate Guide first appeared on JUST Cr...
10:33 pm GMT
Technology Review A leading AI ethics researcher says shes been fired from Google
On December 2, the AI research community was shocked to learn that Timnit Gebru had been fired from her post at Google. Gebru, one of the leading voices in responsible AI research, is known among othe...
10:28 pm GMT
BoingBoing Biden says he asked Fauci to be a chief medical adviser for incoming administration
President-elect Joseph R. Biden told CNN's Jake Tapper on Thursday that he spoke with Dr. Anthony Fauci today and asked him to stay on and also be his "chief medical adviser."No word at this time of F...
10:25 pm GMT
BoingBoing Chonker cat oddly enjoys standing on two legs
Says the parent of this cute chonker cat, "Riggs is 5 1/2 years old he's a domestic cat that we rescued when he was a baby. He's a very happy loving cat loves playing with his other cat friend and our...
10:21 pm GMT
Android Headlines Any Android User Can Now Contribute To Street View Using Phones
Your phones are now Street View cars. Yep. The ones that you see Google sometimes rolling around in with those big cameras on the top. Today Google announced that it was going to begin pushing out an ...
10:13 pm GMT
BoingBoing Federal agents guard Fauci so 'nobody tries to break in [to my home] and, as Steve Bannon would like, have somebody behead me'
This is America.In a Huffington Post "Day in the Life"profile of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the infectious disease expert says Federal agents "drive me to work, they stay here, they make sure that nobody trie...
10:08 pm
The Verge The Wristcam is a camera for your Apple Watch
Wristcam A strap for an Apple Watch equipped with front- and rear-facing cameras is finally launching after nearly four years in development. The Wristcam has an 8-mega...
10:07 pm -05
Engadget BioWare's GM Casey Hudson and 'Dragon Age' producer are leaving the studio
Two of BioWares oldest and most well-known employees are leaving the studio. On Thursday, EA announced that both Casey Hudson and Mark Darrah have decided to retire. For Hudson, this is his second dep...
10:02 pm
Slashdot US Used Patriot Act To Gather Logs of Website Visitors
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: The government has interpreted a high-profile provision of the Patriot Act as empowering F.B.I. national security investigators to collect ...
09:57 pm GMT
BoingBoing California Governor Newsom orders new limits based on ICU capacity, as COVID-19 soars
Regional stay-at-home orders go into effect when a region's ICU capacity falls below 15% Bars and personal care services must close for 3 weeks Schools, reduced capacity retail and restaurant take-ou...
09:53 pm
The Verge Google Podcasts now supports private RSS feeds so you can listen to the shows you pay to access
Google Podcasts Google Podcasts is finally getting a feature that’s already standard across most listening apps: private RSS feed support. The head of product for Goo...
09:53 pm GMT
Techcrunch What about $30 billion under 30
Hello and welcome back toEquity, TechCrunchs venture capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. We’re back with not an Equity Shot or Dive of Mo...
09:47 pm GMT
Android Headlines Stream Your Way To Flavor Town With Discovery Starting Next Year
Discovery Inc. is entering the streaming market with a new service called Discovery+, which will let you stream TV shows and content from its library of popular networks. This includes The Food Networ...
09:29 pm GMT
Techcrunch Henry picks up cash to be a Lambda School for Latin America
Latin Americas startup scene has attracted troves of venture investment, lifting highly-valued companies such as Rappi and NuBank into behemoth businesses. Now that the spotlight has arrived, those sa...
09:28 pm
The Verge Leak left 243 million Brazilians medical records and personal info ripe for the picking
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The personal information of more than 243 million Brazilians was potentially accessible for at least six months thanks to weakly...
09:25 pm
Slashdot YouTube Will Remind Users To 'Keep Comments Respectful' Before Posting
YouTube is taking new steps to weed out bullying, hate speech and other kinds of nasty comments. From a report: The company introduced a new feature that will remind users to "keep comments respectful...
09:23 pm GMT
Android Headlines Best Google Nest Deals December 2020
Looking to save big on some Nest products? Well good thing there are always some great deals on Google Nest products, including thermostats, smart speakers and much more. And here's where you can find...
09:12 pm GMT
Hashedout What Is Blockchain and How Does It Work?
Lifting the lid on the tech weve all heard so much about, yet many of us havent wrapped our heads around… yet Although the term blockchain has become part of...The post What Is Blockchain and Ho...
09:09 pm GMT
BoingBoing Wisconsin Supreme Court declines to hear Trump's "case"
Wisconsin's Supreme Court, which has conservatives in the majority, today declined to hear Trump's challenge to the election results. The defeat on a 4-3 ruling was the latest in a string of losses fo...
09:07 pm
The Verge The Justice Department is suing Facebook for side-stepping visa rules
Photo by Sven Hoppe/picture alliance via Getty Images The Justice Department has filed charges against Facebook for allegedly discriminating against US workers in its h...
08:59 pm GMT
Android Headlines All 2021 Movies From WB Pictures Will Stream On HBO Max
WB Pictures has just announced that all of its movies from 2021 will stream on HBO Max. Which means users who subscribe to the service will be able to watch those big budget films in the comfort of th...
08:56 pm GMT
CSS Tricks Happier HTML5 form validation in Vue
It’s kind of neat that we can do input:invalid {} in CSS to style an input when it’s in an invalid state. Yet, used exactly like that, the UX is pretty bad. Say you have <input type="t...
08:55 pm GMT
CSS Tricks How to create a client-serverless Jamstack app using Netlify, Gatsby and Fauna
The Jamstack is a modern web development architecture based on client-side JavaScript, reusable APIs, and prebuilt Markup.The key aspects of a Jamstack application are the following:The entire app run...
08:52 pm
The Verge Facebook is stepping up moderation against anti-Black hate speech
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Facebook has started weighting anti-Black hate speech on its platform as higher priority than hate speech directed at white pe...
08:51 pm -05
Engadget Justice Department sues Facebook over H-1B hiring practices
The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against Facebook over its hiring practices for foreign workers. In court documents first reported by The Wall Street Journal, the Justice Department alleg...
08:50 pm
The Verge People are putting their routers in jail to protect themselves from harmless Wi-Fi
Image: Amazon Please do not put your internet router in a Faraday cage. Please do not put your internet router in a Faraday cage. If you’re reading this, as someone w...
08:45 pm
Slashdot AutoX Becomes China's First To Remove Safety Drivers From Robotaxis
Residents of Shenzhen saw truly driverless cars on the road today. From a report: AutoX, a four-year-old startup backed by Alibaba, MediaTek and Shanghai Motors, deployed a fleet of 25 unmanned vehicl...
08:45 pm GMT
Android Headlines Top 7 Best Mesh WiFi Routers Updated December 2020
These days, we are all using our home WiFi a lot more than in the past. With most of us working from home, streaming a lot more content and even our kids are now going to school virtually. That means ...
08:44 pm GMT
Techcrunch Fantasy startup Esports One raises $4M more
Esports One, a startup bringing the fantasy approach to esports, is announcing that it has raised an additional $4 million in funding. When I first wrote about Esports One in April, co-founder and COO...
08:35 pm GMT
Android Headlines ZTE Axon 20 5G Set To Launch Globally On December 21
ZTE has launched the Axon 20 5G smartphone exclusively in China on September 1. It is crowned as the world's first smartphone with an under-display camera. Now, the company plans to bring the Axon 20 ...
08:17 pm -05
Engadget Hackers are trying to disrupt the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain
Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, weve seen hackers target efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, but it now seems theyre shifting their attention to the supply chain that will distribute t...
08:15 pm GMT
Techcrunch This is a good time to start a proptech company
I believe building a successful proptech company is less about anticipating economic upswings and markets and more about timing and taking advantage of the right technological trends....
08:09 pm
Slashdot Trump Administration Claims Facebook Improperly Reserved Jobs for H-1B Workers
The Trump administration has sued Facebook, accusing the social-media company of illegally reserving high-paying jobs for immigrant workers it was sponsoring for permanent residence, rather than searc...
08:04 pm GMT
BoingBoing Good deal on a 5-pack of Lightning Cable
These inexpensive Lightning cables are advertised as being MFi-certified. I just bought a pack after my newish Lighting cable made by Apple suddenly stopped working. Why won't Apple make phones with a...
08:03 pm -05
Engadget Amazon now lets you interact with Alexa via text on iOS
Alexa can now respond to commands via text on iOS. Amazon appears to have quietly added the capability in the last few days, though the company officially confirmed the feature to The Verge. Amazon W...
08:00 pm GMT
Android Headlines Android is Getting Five New Features For The Holidays
Google is adding five new features to the Android operating system for the holidays. Some users will already have access to some of the features due to them being available in Android 11. But later th...
07:57 pm GMT
Techcrunch Developers can now enroll in Apples Small Business Program for reduced App Store fees
Just a few weeks back, we learned that Apple would be launching an “App Store Small Business Program” that would reduce its fees from 30% to 15% for developers earning less than $1M per ye...
07:47 pm -05
Engadget Bose's unannounced Sport Open Earbuds leak via FCC filings
Bose looks set to add to its lineup of true wireless earbuds, if its latest Federal Communications Commission filings are anything to go by. As spotted by The Verge, documents and photos for a product...
07:45 pm GMT
Dev To What do you like and/or hate most about distributed conferences? Answer for the chance to be featured on our podcast!
The DevDiscuss Podcast begins with an interview and ends with commentary from listeners and we like to feature the actual voices from our community! This week's prompt: What do you like and/or h...
07:38 pm GMT
BoingBoing Mysterious genitalia sculpture swapped in Bavarian mountains for bigger phallus
While the chaos that is the monolith mysteries in Utah, California and Romania rages on, a giant dick enigma presents itself in Germany. Atop the Gruenten mountain in southern Germany appeared a 7-fo...
07:36 pm GMT
Techcrunch Stripe announces embedded business banking service Stripe Treasury
Fintech startup Stripe has announced an ambitious new product today called Stripe Treasury. The company is partnering with banks to offer a banking-as-a-service API. In other words, Stripe clients wil...
07:26 pm GMT
Android Headlines Get Excited! Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 Is Rumored In The Works
Samsung will be announcing a follow-up for its most powerful Chromebook with the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2. That's according to prominent blogger and often-on-point leaker Evan Blass. There aren't a...
07:26 pm
Slashdot Warner Bros. To Debut Entire 2021 Film Slate, Including 'Dune' and 'Matrix 4,' Both on HBO Max and In Theaters
When Warner Bros. announced that "Wonder Woman 1984" would land on the streaming service HBO Max on Christmas, the same time it debuts in theaters, many expected it to be an isolated case in response ...
07:22 pm GMT
BoingBoing The strange and terrible tale of how Liberia became a tax haven for US companies
Until I watched this video, I knew nothing about the foundation of Liberia or how it became a place that US companies could base their virtual headquarters to avoid taxes and regulations. The money Li...
07:21 pm GMT
Techcrunch Two key UK military non-profits join forces to boost veteran training in cyber and tech
Advancements in the tech and the cyber threat landscape are creating vast job opportunities. The global cyber security market is projected to reach 210 billion by 2026. But in the UK, out of 952,000 w...
07:21 pm GMT
Techcrunch Two key UK military nonprofits join forces to boost veteran training in cyber and tech
Advancements in the tech and the cyber threat landscape are creating vast job opportunities. The global cybersecurity market is projected to reach 210 billion by 2026. But in the U.K., out of 952,000 ...
07:20 pm GMT
Dev To Salesforces Slackquisition, PHP 8.0, Amazon Sidewalk, & more on DevNews!
We're back with another episode of DevNews... S2:E6 - Salesforces Slackquisition, PHP 8.0, Amazon Sidewalk, and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act DevNews ...
07:16 pm GMT
Dev To Do they teach "pointers" in bootcamp? Should they?
The pointer is not a thing that every developer needs to know, but it's still a thing that exists. This question is kind of a stand in for concepts like pointers and not just that one thing.I wonder: ...
07:16 pm GMT
Techcrunch Twitter finally shuts down its abandoned prototype app twttr
Twitter is shutting down its experimental app twttr, which the company had used publicly prototype new features back in 2019. The app was first introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show in January 2...
07:09 pm GMT
Techcrunch Boost ROI with intent data and personalized multichannel marketing campaigns
With automation and intent data, brands can more easily connect with leads, prospects, and customers at a personal, intimate level....
07:04 pm GMT
Techcrunch All of Warner Bros theatrical movies will get simultaneous releases on HBO Max next year
Following last month’s news that “Wonder Woman 1984” will be released simultaneously on HBO Max and in U.S. theaters, Warner Bros. and its parent company WarnerMedia just announced t...
07:04 pm GMT
Techcrunch All of Warner Bros. theatrical movies will get simultaneous releases on HBO Max next year
Following last month’s news that “Wonder Woman 1984” will be released simultaneously on HBO Max and in U.S. theaters, Warner Bros. and its parent company WarnerMedia just announced t...
07:03 pm
The Verge Developers can now sign up for Apples reduced 15 percent App Store cut
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has opened enrollment in its new small business program that will allow eligible app developers to receive 15 percent more...
06:59 pm GMT
Mashable At long last, you can print a 3D print Mars rover replica &8212; Strictly Robots
The European Space Agency designed a mini, 3D-printed replica of the ExoMars rover, which anyone with a 3D printer can make.  Read more...More about Mashable Video, Mars, 3d Printing, Mars Rover,...
06:58 pm GMT
Mashable This August smart lock kit is on sale for $185 &8212; its lowest price ever
Save $104: This kit, which includes the August Smart Lock Pro, Connect WiFi Bridge, and Smart Keypad, is on sale for $185.98 at Amazon as of Dec. 3. Few things are more stressful than wondering i...
06:58 pm GMT
Dev To How to Build HTML Forms Right: Security
This is the last article in a series covering all the various aspects of creating forms for the web. Each article can be read independently, but I wrote them in the order that makes the most sense. If...
06:57 pm -05
Engadget YouTube will remind users to keep comments respectful before posting
YouTube is taking new steps to weed out bullying, hate speech and other kinds of nasty comments. The company introduced a new feature that will remind users to keep comments respectful, when its autom...
06:51 pm GMT
Android Headlines Best Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Deals December 2020
Looking to renew your Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription, but don't want to pay full price? Well the good news is you don't have to. There is almost always some deals on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. So ...
06:48 pm
Slashdot Dell Announces New Solutions For Its Supply Chain's Security
PC maker powerhouse Dell announced today a flurry of new enterprise security solutions for the company's line of enterprise products. From a report: The new services can be grouped into two categories...
06:43 pm -05
Engadget All Warner Bros. films in 2021 will debut on HBO Max
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world of cinema on its ear with active productions being curtailed, upcoming projects getting cancelled, and theaters being abandoned. On Thursday, Warner Bros. an...
06:40 pm GMT
BoingBoing Watch drone footage of Arecibo collapse
The National Science Foundationreleased a video that shows the 60-year-old Arecibo Radio Observatory's collapse. From Ars Technica:As you can see from the video, the drone was examining the area where...
06:39 pm GMT
Techcrunch Bill Gates just released a plan for US leadership on climate change, including $35B in funding
Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft and one of the world’s richest men and most prolific philanthropists, has just released a broad new plan on how the U.S. could take the lead in the fight ...
06:39 pm GMT
Techcrunch NASA selects four companies for Moon material collection as it seeks to set precedent on private sector outer space mining
NASA has selected the winning candidates that they’ve decided to tap to collect lunar resources for eventual Earth return, from a number of commercial companies who applied. The four companies a...
06:38 pm GMT
Technology Review Facebook will remove misinformation about covid-19 vaccines
The news: Facebook will remove false claims that have been debunked by public health experts about covid-19 vaccines, it has announced. In a post, the company outlined how Facebook plans to apply its ...
06:34 pm -05
Engadget Google plans cross-continent concert for Beethoven's 250th birthday
Were he still alive today, Ludwig van Beethoven would turn 250 years old on December 17th. You can celebrate the anniversary of the composers birthday by opening up the Google Arts &amp; Culture a...
06:31 pm GMT
Techcrunch Thoma Bravo acquires Flexera for second time paying $2.85B
Thoma Bravo must really like Flexera, an IT asset management company out of Chicago. The private equity firm bought the company for the second time today. Sources told TechCrunch the price was $2.85 b...
06:30 pm
The Verge Warner Bros. will release all of its new 2021 movies simultaneously on HBO Max
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WarnerMedia is pushing even more aggressively into streaming by releasing every single movie in 2021 simultaneously on HBO Max. ...
06:23 pm -05
Engadget Labor agency alleges Google illegally fired two workers who tried to organize
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has accused Google of illegally firing two workers who took part in labor organizing activities. The agency also claimed Google spied on employees who planned...
06:18 pm
The Verge Drone footage shows the shocking collapse of the Arecibo Observatory
Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) released shocking footage of the collapse of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. The video, captured on December 1st, shows the...
06:18 pm GMT
Techcrunch As Crypto comes back, Binance-backed Injective Protocol launches Testnet for its DeFi trading platform
Decentralized exchange protocols that allow crypto traders and investors to trade across different blockhains have been in development for a while. A significant new development now comes with the lau...
06:18 pm
The Verge Twitter turns off threaded replies because they made conversations hard to read
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has been experimenting with threaded replies for some time as a way to potentially make replies easier to read and follo...
06:18 pm GMT
BoingBoing Lip-Sync pro Ben Yahr impersonates Trump's star witness
Trump legal team's STAR witness pic.twitter.com/ZKWiwUmdk4— Ben Yahr (@benyahr) December 3, 2020Between the USPS driver who says a shadow man is haunting his house and this character, it's clea...
06:11 pm
The Verge Google fires prominent AI ethicist Timnit Gebru
Photo by Kimberly White / Getty Images for TechCrunch Timnit Gebru, one of Google’s top artificial intelligence researchers, says the company abruptly fired her yeste...
06:06 pm
The Verge Facebook will remove COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In an update to their COVID-19 misinformation policy, Facebook will begin removing false claims about COVID-19 vaccines. The upd...
06:05 pm
Slashdot AstraZeneca and Oxford's Stories Clash on COVID-19 Vaccine
AstraZeneca and Oxford University have given conflicting accounts of how they came upon the most effective dosing pattern for their COVID-19 vaccine, a rare instance of public dissension between major...
06:04 pm GMT
BoingBoing Later this month, look up to see Jupiter and Saturn appear closer together than they've been since the Middle Ages
On Monday night, December 21, Jupiter and Saturn will look closer together than they've appeared since March 4, 1226, almost 800 years ago. This event, taking place on the December solstice, is known ...
06:03 pm GMT
BoingBoing FCC cancels proposal to allow cell phone calls during flight
Unless you're in favor of strangers sitting next to you on a plane yammering into their cell phones, you'll cheer the FCC's decision to terminate "a proceeding to consider a proposal that would permit...
06:02 pm GMT
Android Headlines Why A Roborock Robot Vacuum Is The Best Holiday Gift
Struggling to decide what to get a specific person on your list this holiday season? Well we have an idea. Get them a Roborock robot vacuum as a holiday gift. It's one that they won't return, and will...
06:00 pm -05
Engadget macOS Big Sur review: A mix of new and familiar
Big Sur is different from Apples usual annual macOS upgrades: the company calls it the biggest design update since Mac OS X arrived way back in 2001. Thats a little bit of a stretch, as 2014s macOS Yo...
06:00 pm -05
Engadget macOS Big Sur review: A mix of new and familiar
Big Sur is different from Apples usual annual macOS upgrades: the company calls it the biggest design update since Mac OS X arrived way back in 2001. Thats a little bit of a stretch, as 2014s macOS Yo...
06:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch YouTube introduces new features to address toxic comments
YouTube today announced it’s launching a new feature that will push commenters to reconsider their hateful and offensive remarks before posting. It will also begin testing a filter that allows c...
06:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch YouTube introduces new feature to address toxic comments
YouTube today announced it’s launching a new feature that will push commenters to reconsider their hateful and offensive remarks before posting. It will also begin testing a filter that allows c...
06:00 pm
The Verge YouTube will ask commenters to rethink posting if their message seems offensive
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube is trying to combat offensive comments that appear under videos by following in the footsteps of other social media comp...
05:58 pm GMT
BoingBoing FCC cancels proposal to allow cell phone calls during flight
Unless you're in favor of strangers sitting next to you on a plane yammering into their cell phones, you'll cheer the FCC's decision to terminate "a proceeding to consider a proposal that would permit...
05:53 pm GMT
Techcrunch Googles co-lead of Ethical AI team says she was fired for sending an email
Timnit Gebru, a leading researcher and voice in the field of ethics and artificial intelligence, says Google fired her for an email she sent to her direct reports. According to Gebru, Google fired her...
05:48 pm GMT
Techcrunch Join a Q&A with General Catalysts Peter Boyce and Katherine Boyle on Tuesday at 4pm ET/1pm PT
General Catalyst is one of the top VC firms in the U.S., with portfolio companies that include Snap, Kayak, Airbnb, Stripe, HubSpot, GitLab and many others. We’re thrilled to have GC’s Pet...
05:48 pm GMT
Techcrunch Join a Q&A with General Catalysts Peter Boyce and Katherine Boyle on Tuesday at 4 pm EST/1 pm PST
General Catalyst is one of the top VC firms in the U.S., with portfolio companies that include Snap, Kayak, Airbnb, Stripe, HubSpot, GitLab and many others. We’re thrilled to have GC’s Pet...
05:45 pm GMT
BoingBoing Listen: Metallica covers Stone Temple Pilots' "Would?"
This week, Seattle grunge mainstays Alice in Chains were honored with the Museum of Pop Culture's Founders Award. In celebration, Metallica covered STP's classic jam "Would?"The video above starts at ...
05:45 pm GMT
BoingBoing Listen: Metallica covers Alice in Chains' "Would?"
This week, Seattle grunge mainstays Alice in Chains were honored with the Museum of Pop Culture's Founders Award. In celebration, Metallica covered Alice in Chains' classic jam "Would?"The video above...
05:41 pm GMT
BoingBoing A gallery of "woman yelling at cat" meme art in different historical styles
Bruce Sterling posted a gallery of images depicting the famous "woman yelling at cat" meme rendered in different period styles....
05:39 pm
The Verge How Microsoft crushed Slack
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Slack’s life as an underdog darling of Silicon Valley ended on November 2nd, 2016. That’s when the upstart communication startup pu...
05:30 pm GMT
Techcrunch AWS expands startup assistance program
Last year, AWS launched the APN Global Startup Program, which is sort of AWS’s answer to an incubator for mid-to-late stage startups deeply involved with AWS technology. This year, the company w...
05:28 pm -05
Engadget NSF offers a closer look at how the Arecibo Observatory collapsed
The scientific community is still reeling from the collapse of the world's second largest radio telescope in Arecibo, Puerto Rico two days ago, and the National Science Foundation is starting to ...
05:27 pm GMT
Android Headlines You Can Give A Year Of ESPN For Only $50
Disney is making it easier than ever to give the gift of ESPN+ this holiday season. You can give someone a year of ESPN+ for only $50. That is the normal annual price for ESPN+. Which is much cheaper ...
05:27 pm
Slashdot NASA Video Captures Decades of the Sun's Spitting Fury
An anonymous reader shares a report: Dec. 2 was the 25th anniversary of the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO), a joint project from NASA and the European Space Agency. To celebrate, the agenci...
05:22 pm GMT
Techcrunch Find out how startups like Skyroot and Bluefield are building new industries at TC Sessions: Space 2020
At our fast-approaching first TC Sessions: Space event, which is happening December 16-17, we’re going to be highlighting some of the most exciting startups and founders tackling big problems wi...
05:21 pm
The Verge Bose Sport Open Earbuds with ear hooks appear at FCC
Images: FCC It looks like Bose is planning another set of true wireless earbuds to join its QuietComfort and Sport Earbuds. Today, filings for the “Sport Open Earbuds...
05:20 pm GMT
BoingBoing Magnificent burst of graffiti bombing on NYC subways
Over the weekend, graffiti artists bombed at least two dozen New York City train cars resulting in a traveling gallery of magnificent pieces reminiscent of subway art's 1970s heyday. From The City:The...
05:12 pm GMT
Techcrunch VCs who want better outcomes should use data to reduce founder team risk
An objective, data-backed process helps us make better investment decisions, avoid costly mistakes and discover opportunities we might have otherwise overlooked....
05:11 pm GMT
Dev To WebSocket Explained (By a Non-Developer)
Welcome back! Its been a minute since I explained something most of you probably know better than me . For WebSocket, I knew very little before I did my research. I understood that it was widely used ...
05:10 pm GMT
Techcrunch Atlassian brings new DevOps metrics to Jira
Atlassian is launching an update to its ubiquitous Jira issue and project tracking service today — and specifically the Jira Software Cloud version — that brings a number of new features f...
05:10 pm GMT
Android Headlines Top 10 Best PS5 Accessories Updated December 3, 2020
The PS5 launch is just around the corner and with the console purchase, you're going to want some accessories to enhance your gameplay, so we've picked out the best ones to consider whether you need a...
05:10 pm
The Verge Amazon now lets you text Alexa on iOS to ask for things instead of only using your voice
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is testing a new feature for its iOS Alexa app: the ability to type out Alexa commands, instead of having to ask question...
05:06 pm GMT
Technology Review This is the most precise 3D map of the Milky Way ever made
Data collected by the European Space Agencys Gaia observatory has been used to create the most detailed 3D map of the galaxy ever made. The new data set could help scientists unravel many mysteries ab...
05:05 pm GMT
Techcrunch MLCommons debuts with public 86,000-hour speech dataset for AI researchers
If you want to make a machine learning system, you need data for it, but that data isn’t always easy to come by. MLCommons aims to unite disparate companies and organizations in the creation of ...
05:05 pm GMT
Techcrunch MLCommons debuts with public 86,000-hour speech data set for AI researchers
If you want to make a machine learning system, you need data for it, but that data isn’t always easy to come by. MLCommons aims to unite disparate companies and organizations in the creation of ...
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Techcrunch Space startup Aevum debuts worlds first fully autonomous orbital rocket launching drone
Launching things to space doesn’t have to mean firing a large rocket vertically using massive amounts of rocket-fuel powered thrust startup Aevum breaks the mould in multiple ways, with an inno...
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Techcrunch Androids winter update adds new features to Gboard, Maps, Books, Nearby Share and more
Google announced this morning Android phones will receive an update this winter that will bring some half-dozen new features to devices, including improvements to apps like Gboard, Google Play Books, ...
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Engadget Android gets auto-narrated audiobooks and expanded Voice Access
Google is rolling out another pack of Android features, and one of the most notable might be one you can only hear. The company is teaming with US and UK publishers to introduce auto-narrated audioboo...
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Android Headlines Garmin Vivofit Jr 3 Review: A Super Tracker With Super Features
A kids fitness tracker is not typically the kind of wearable I'm used to reviewing, because, well I'm not a kid and I don't have kids, but Garmin offered the opportunity to review the Vivofit Jr 3 so ...
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The Verge Five new Android features coming this winter
New features coming for Google Maps, Gboard, Voice Access, Google Play Books, and Nearby Share. | Image: Google Google is rolling out five new Android features in the w...
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The Verge Android Auto expands to dozens of countries in Europe, Africa, and Asia
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Android Auto, the Google-powered software system for cars, is expanding to dozens of new markets around the world, the compa...
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Engadget Facebook pledges to remove COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
Following similar moves by YouTube and TikTok, Facebook has pledged to remove misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines. As health agencies across the world start to approve vaccines, the company said fa...
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BoingBoing Are asteroid impacts preventable?
Before we can prevent asteroid impacts on earth, we need to get a lot better at predicting them. We are frequently surprised by impacts that cause significant damage.We all know the little fast-moving...
04:49 pm GMT
Mashable Google Maps will let Android users submit Street View photos from their phones
Google Maps Street View has been an engaging time-waster for many years, though it's never been perfect. But, thanks to a new feature, it could get better at capturing obscure roads and paths going fo...
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Slashdot Data of 243 Million Brazilians Exposed Online via Website Source Code
The personal information of more than 243 million Brazilians, including alive and deceased, has been exposed online after web developers left the password for a crucial government database inside the ...
04:46 pm GMT
BoingBoing People with quadriplegia use brain-computer interfaces to compete in a cyborg olympics
Cybathlon 2020 was a recent cyborg Olympics in which people with physical disabilities compete while using exoskeletons, bionic limbs, and other technology. For example, in one race, competitors with ...
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Android Headlines Motorola Capri & Capri Plus Phones Specifications Leaked
As per a fresh report by German publication Technik News, Motorola is expected to launch two budget smartphones in Q1 next year. Notably, the specifications of the duo, the Motorola Capri and Capri Pl...
04:45 pm GMT
BoingBoing Does cyanide really smell like almonds? An investigation
More impressive than the answer here is the safety precaution NileRed took to avoid dying while seeing what cyanide really smells like.Spoiler: bitter almonds, which contain high levels of cyanide, ar...
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Codrops Collective 638
Making things move * Spline * Troubleshooting Caching * SPCSS * FarbVelo * TS beltThe post Collective #638 appeared first on Codrops....
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Line 25 14 Wooden Sign Logo Mockups
It is important to have a brand that stands out from the rest, no matter what niche you belong to. With increasing competition every second, new businesses all around the globe keep coming to existenc...
04:31 pm GMT
BoingBoing San Francisco bans smoking tobacco in apartments, weed A-OK
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted 10-1 to ban the smoking of tobacco in apartments. Weed is still OK because, well, there aren't many other places where it's legal to smoke it. Enforcement in...
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BoingBoing World record holder explains five high-performance paper airplane designs
John Collins (previously at Boing Boing) made and threw a paper airplane that sailed without wind assistance a whopping 69 meters, or almost 227 feet. Now he shows how you can make one, too.He actuall...
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Techcrunch iPhones can now automatically recognize and label buttons and UI features for blind users
Apple has always gone out of its way to build features for users with disabilities, and Voiceover on iOS is an invaluable tool for anyone with a vision impairment assuming every element of the interf...
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Abduzeedo Bruch Idee Form - Editorial Design
Bruch Idee Form - Editorial Design abduzeedo12.03.20 The amazing people at Bruch Idee & Form love print so it was quite obvious to summarize the studios work from the pa...
04:23 pm GMT
Techcrunch Microsoft launches Azure Purview, its new data governance service
As businesses gather, store and analyze an ever-increasing amount of data, tools for helping them discover, catalog, track and manage how that data is shared are also becoming increasingly important. ...
04:20 pm GMT
Abduzeedo Graphic Design & Spread Typography for Chicago Booth Review
Graphic Design & Spread Typography for Chicago Booth Review abduzeedo12.03.20 SAWDUST shared an awesome graphic design for a cover and spread typography for Chicago Booth...
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Mashable Nearly every Garmin smart watch is on sale on Amazon
These are the best deals on Garmin watches this week: BEST FOR HIKING: Garmin Instinct — $169.99 ($130 savings)BEST FOR KIDS: Garmin VivoFit Jr. 2 — $49.99 ($20 savings)BEST FOR ...
04:13 pm GMT
Dev To The UX of Proving Our Humanity To Machines
If you swung by my Twitter profile in the last week, you probably saw this:I'm not sure of the precise causes of me being locked out, but I have several abnormal usage factors that probably put me on ...
04:12 pm
Slashdot Facebook Will Take Down Misinformation About Covid Vaccines
With vaccines against Covid-19 on the verge of being rolled out around the world, Facebook said it will start removing false claims about the immunizations that have been debunked by public health exp...
04:08 pm GMT
BoingBoing Satan falls for 2020 in a perfect year-end ad
There's someone for everyone, and Satan finds his true love in this ad for Match.com. Not only is it grimly hilarious, it's full of easter eggs. Her profile pic is a murder hornet. The actress appears...
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BoingBoing GlassDuo adds a theremin to their ethereal glass harp music
This beautiful etude gets a modern update as glass harp masters Anna and Arkadiusz Szafraniec are joined by thereminist Grgoire Blanc.Szymanowski is one of our favorite Polish composers. Even though h...
04:06 pm GMT
Techcrunch As Metromile looks to go public, insurtech funding is on the rise
Earlier this week, TechCrunch covered the latest venture round for AgentSync, a startup that helps insurance agents comply with rules and regulations. But while the product area might not keep you up ...
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The Verge Google Photos now lets you set a changing wallpaper that pulls images from your memories
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Android users who are bored of their usual wallpapers are in luck: an update to Google Photos now allows users to set their wallpaper a...
04:03 pm GMT
Techcrunch Sight Tech Global day 2 is live! Hear from Apple, Waymo, Microsoft, Sara Hendren and Haben Girma
Day 2 for the virtual event Sight Tech Global is streaming on TechCrunch from 8 a.m. PST to 12:30. The event looks at how AI-based technologies are rapidly changing the field of accessibility, especia...
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BoingBoing Scientists have figured out why some plant leaves are unwettable
Materials scientists engaging in biomimicry of plant surfaces classify three levels of wettability of plants. It turns out that the least wettable leaves, or superhydrophobic leaves, often use both ep...
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Android Headlines Best Google Chromebook Deals December 2020
Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, there aren't as many Google Chromebooks on sale. But you can still find a few sweet deals on a new Chromebook, if you know where to look. And we do kno...
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The Verge Complex turned its fashion and music festival into a futuristic video game
A week of sneakers, panels, and... virtual food trucks Continue reading… ...
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Techcrunch AIs next act: Genius chips, programmable silicon and the future of computing
Much of the hype around AI all the disruption it was supposed to bring and the leaps it was supposed to fuel will begin in earnest in the next few years....
03:50 pm GMT
Techcrunch Ben Lings Bling Capital just rounded up $113 million more from investors
Ben Ling is as done with 2020 as the rest of us, but certainly for him, the year could be worse. Ling, who founded his own venture outfit in 2018 — naming it Bling Capital (a nickname from way b...
03:45 pm GMT
BoingBoing Using cotton-candy machines to produce N95-quality mask-filter material
N95 is a US standard for particulate filtering; a material has to be able to block at least 95% of airborne particles. That material is comparatively expensive, but Mahesh Bandi — a physicist at...
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Engadget Samsung's fingerprint-secured T7 Touch SSD drops to $160 for 1TB
While you may not be leaving home as often as you used to at the moment, security is still important for all of the devices you might carry around, including external storage. Samsung's T7 Touch ...
03:31 pm
Slashdot Python and TypeScript Gain Popularity Among Programming Languages
GitHub has released its annual Octoverse report, revealing trends in one of the largest developer communities on the planet, including a spike in open source project activity following the start of th...
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Engadget Jabra's Elite 75t wireless earbuds hit new all-time low of $120
Some of our favorite wireless earbuds have hit a new record low price. Jabras excellent Elite 75t buds are down to $120 at Amazon and Best Buy, which is the lowest weve seen them. This is also $20 che...
03:30 pm GMT
BoingBoing The mysterious case of the dead hiker whose body can't be identified by anyone
Wired has the wild story about a hiker known only as Mostly Harmless, who was found dead in Florida's Big Cypress National Preserve in the summer of 2018. Mostly Harmless had allegedly left his tech j...
03:29 pm GMT
Techcrunch Pave raises millions to bring transparency to startup compensation
Compensation within private venture-backed startups can be a confusing minefield that if unsuccessfully navigated can lead to inconsistent salaries and the kind of ambiguity that breeds an unhappy wor...
03:25 pm GMT
Dev To Design Pattern in Python (2): Observer
IntroductionToday I worked a little on Observer pattern. I'd like to note down all that I have done today in this post. Firstly I want to cite a short introduction of Observer pattern copied fro...
03:23 pm GMT
Android Headlines Upgrade To The Amazon Echo For Only $69
The Amazon Echo is still sitting at its Black Friday price, just $69.99. That's going to save you $30 off of its regular price. So if you've been looking to pick one up, now is the time to do just tha...
03:21 pm GMT
BoingBoing Christmas cheer from Slayer and George Michael
For Christmas 2020, mashup artist extraordinaire Bill McClintock combined Slayer's "South of Heaven" with Wham!'s "Last Christmas" into a song he calls "South of Christmas" by Slam! There's also a cam...
03:18 pm
The Verge This is the bestNintendoSwitch deal youll find this holiday season
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Some of the best deals during Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, but with the holidays just around the corner, there a...
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Engadget China's first fully driverless robotaxis hit the streets of Shenzhen
Fully driverless robotaxis are now a practical reality on Chinese roads. AutoX has become the first company to put a fleet of the completely driver-free vehicles on the countrys streets, with the cars...
03:08 pm GMT
Mashable This compact deep fryer is only $15 at Best Buy
Save $15: Get the Bella 0.9-liter deep fryer for $14.99 at Best Buy as of Dec. 3 — a 50% savings.Newsflash: You don't have to try to be "healthier" by using an air fryer. If you like the oily, c...
03:07 pm GMT
CSS Tricks How to Animate a SVG with border-image
Lets take a look at how to combine the border-image property in CSS with animated SVGs that move around a border. In the process, well cover how to hand-craft resizable, nine-slice animated SVGs that ...
03:06 pm GMT
Techcrunch Google now lets anyone contribute to Street View using AR and an app
An update to Google’s Street View app on Android will now let anyone contribute their photos to help enhance Google Maps, the company announced this morning. Using a “connected photos̶...
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Engadget Elgatos Wave:3 USB microphone sounds great, but requires patience
A year ago most of us got along just fine using our laptops built-in webcams and microphones. Now many of us are stuck at home, setting up new workspaces and finding that our options for standalone mi...
03:00 pm GMT
BoingBoing Amazon is using Pinkertons for union-busting surveillance
Lauren Gurley at Vice's Motherboard has broken the story about the obsessive monitoring of labor and environmental activists at Amazon facilities in Europe by Pinkerton merceneries. From the source:A ...
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TutsPlus - Design How to Make a Pool Party Flyer Template in Photoshop
What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to create a pool party flyer template in Photoshop. I will explain everything in so much detail that everyone can create the effect, even t...
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Mashable Google Authenticator for iOS gets its most important update yet
Google Authenticator is perhaps the most important app on my iPhone, as I can't log into my important accounts without it. And yet, until now, it had a glaring omission — it was impossible to tr...
02:59 pm GMT
Techcrunch VSCO acquires mobile app Trash to expand into AI-powered video editing
VSCO, the popular photo and video editing app, today announced it has acquired AI-powered video editing app Trash, as the company pushes further into the video market. The deal will see Trash’s ...
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The Verge Microsofts best commercial features dogs frolicking in Halo, Minecraft, and Flight Simulator
Microsoft has had some memorable holiday commercials over the years, but this year’s is the best yet because it features dogs. They aren’t just regular dogs, either. These ...
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The Verge Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 gaming laptop is back down to its Black Friday price
Photo by Avery White for The Verge Some retailers are still shaking out a few remaining Cyber Monday deals, like the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 gaming laptop. Though, there ...
02:50 pm GMT
Techcrunch Europe to put forward rules for political ads transparency and beef up its disinformation code next year
New rules for online political advertising will be put forward by European Union lawmakers next year, with the aim of boosting transparency around sponsored political content. The Commission said toda...
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BoingBoing The inappropriate retro children's book art of Steven Rhodes turned into board and card games
Boing Boing readers are likely familiar with the art of Steven Rhodes (even if you don't know his name). He's the guy who sells TV shirts with images reminiscent of innocent 50s and 60s Dick and Jane ...
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Slashdot Mysterious Phishing Campaign Targets Organizations in COVID-19 Vaccine Cold Chain
IBM's cyber-security division says that hackers are targeting companies associated with the storage and transportation of COVID-19 vaccines using temperature-controlled environments -- also known as t...
02:40 pm GMT
Android Headlines Save $20 On The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K
Amazon has the Fire TV Stick 4K down to just $29.99. That's saving you $20 off of its regular retail price. The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K is a small HDMI stick from the company, that is able to stream a...
02:19 pm GMT
BoingBoing 2,885 Covid deaths reported Wednesday, America's worst day yet
At least 2,885 people died of Covid in America on Wednesday, the worst yet in the ongoing pandemic. The previously worst day's toll was April 15, with 2,752 deaths. The disease has now killed nearly 2...
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Engadget The MacBook Pro M1 is $100 cheaper at Amazon
Apples latest machines with the new M1 machine have only been available for a few weeks, but Amazon has the best deal weve seen on one of them so far. The new 13-inch MacBook Pro M1 with 8GB of RAM an...
02:16 pm GMT
BoingBoing Tonic water is fluorescent
The quinine in tonic water, like the vitamin B in energy drinks, makes these common beverages fluorescent. Oils with chlorophyl and some phenolic compounds also glow under UV light.And while you might...
02:10 pm GMT
Dev To How I saved 8 Hours, Automating my Gov Appointment Hunt Using Python Selenium
The European SituationSo any British expat / foreigner, like me, that lives in Spain knows how incredibly difficult it is to book an appointment and get your paperwork in order.There's always so...
02:08 pm
Slashdot AWS Engineer Puts Windows 10 on Arm on Apple Mac M1 -- and It Thrashes Surface Pro X
An Amazon Web Services (AWS) virtualization engineer has shown what Windows 10 on Arm could be like if Microsoft licensed its Arm-based OS to the public rather than just to Windows 10 manufacturers. F...
02:05 pm GMT
Android Headlines Grab Yourself A New Gaming Keyboard Or Headset In This HyperX Sale
Amazon is currently holding a sale on a number of HyperX PC and Gaming accessories, where you can save up to 25% on these peripherals. Which is going to make it so much easier to play games. If you ha...
02:04 pm GMT
Techcrunch ANYbotics, Swiss company behind quadrupedal ANYmal robot, announces $20M A round
ANYbotics, the creators of ANYmal, a four-legged autonomous robot platform intended for a variety of industrial uses, has raised a $22.3M Swiss Franc (~$20M) round A to continue developing and scaling...
02:00 pm GMT
Vandelay Design 40 Free Serif Fonts for Digital Designers
Having an arsenal of quality fonts is essential for web and graphic designers. In this post, we’ll feature 40 free serif fonts made for web and graphic design projects. Browse through these...Cl...
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Freelance Switch Not All Disabilities Are Visible: Improve Awareness and Access
December 3rd is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. For 2020, " Not All Disabilities are Visible" has been chosen as a theme of this awareness campaign.  You can't see invisible disabil...
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Engadget The first phone with an under-display camera goes on sale December 21st
You wont have to wait much longer to buy the first phone with an under-display camera if you live in the right country. ZTE now plans to release the Axon 20 5G in 11 countries and regions on December...
01:55 pm
Freelance Switch 18 Best Free Email Signature Templates (Download HTML PSD for 2021)
The email signature area is an excellent place to promote your business and give recipients another way to interact with you. But with millions of emails sent and received daily, it's important to mak...
01:55 pm GMT
BoingBoing A recursive tweet that links to itself
That tweet above doesn't look very remarkable, but what it's doing is super weird and fun — it is retweeting a link to itself. How was this possible? Through a bunch of very clever detective wor...
01:52 pm GMT
BoingBoing Author Nalo Hopkinson named as the 37th SWFA Damon Knight Grand Master
The Jamaican-born Canadian speculative fiction writer Nalo Hopkinson is the author of such award-winning books as Brown Girl In The Ring and Midnight Robber; her most recent work includes the short st...
01:45 pm GMT
BoingBoing Interactive site showing how 141 optical illusions work
Michael Bach a scientist of visual function, and he made a clever site that shows off 141 optical illusions — using interactive doodads that let you tweak different parts of the illusion, to fig...
01:38 pm GMT
BoingBoing 3D printed "impossible domino" bounces back upright
This fun little physics demonstration has now been made as a 3D printing project.The impossible Domino physics toy was invented by ViralVideoLab November 21th 2020 and consists of two 3d printed parts...
01:32 pm GMT
Android Headlines Galaxy S20 Getting Android 11 Stable Update Across Europe
Yesterday, we saw something unusual as Verizon Galaxy S20 beat every other variant of the device, even unlocked ones in other regions in rolling out the Android 11 stable update. The good thing is tha...
01:30 pm GMT
BoingBoing Make a little champagne chair for fun and prizes
A champagne chair is a dollhouse-sized chair made from the cap, cage, and/or cork from a champagne bottle. We can imagine it originated from partygoers who needed something to do with their hands whil...
01:27 pm GMT
Android Headlines The ASUS VivoBook Is Great For Working From Home & Virtual Schooling Now Just $599
Amazon has a great sale right now on the ASUS VivoBook, which can be yours for just $599. This is part of Amazon's Gold Box Deal of the Day. Since this is part of Amazon's Gold Box Deal of the Day, th...
01:22 pm GMT
BoingBoing PVC cement spins wildly when dropped in water
A viewer sent Steve Mould a clip of PVC cement he accidentally spilled in water. The droplets would spin very quickly, but why? It turns out the same phenomenon can happen with dry ice as it sublimate...
01:16 pm GMT
BoingBoing Todd Rundgren's faithful translation of classic Dutch Christmas song, Flappie
Here's Dutch comedian, Youp van 't Hek, doing the song in Dutch.H/t Tim TateImage: Screengrab...
01:15 pm GMT
BoingBoing The government can "unilaterally decide to kill US citizens," according to Justice Department lawyers
A recent hearing in the case of award-winning American journalist Bilal Abdul Kareem versus the US government took a very dark turn towards the unlimited privilege of extralegal killings of US citizen...
01:15 pm GMT
BoingBoing Americans party like there's no pandemic
Chicago city officials broke up a party of 300 ne'er-do-wells at a Wicker Park establishment this past weekend, where there was no social distancing and scarce mask-wearing. The same personal conduct...
01:14 pm GMT
Android Headlines YouTube Is Adding Several New Features To 'Premieres'
YouTube is now adding three new features to its 'Premieres' via a new update. Notably, these YouTube Premieres features include live redirect, trailers, and new countdown themes. YouTube introduced th...
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Engadget Android users can now shoot and publish their own Street View images
Google is opening up Street View photography to a lot more folks. The company has announced that its latest Street View beta comes with a tool called connected photos. That lets anyone capture and pub...
01:08 pm GMT
Dev To Introduction to DOM Manipulation
When building apps or websites one of the most powerful tools developers have at their disposal is the ability to manipulate the DOM (Document Object Model). This post explains the basics of DOM Manip...
01:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Everlywell raises $175 million to expand virtual care options and scale its at-home health testing
Digital health startup Everlywell has raised a $175 million Series D funding round, following relatively fast on the heels of a $25 million Series C round it closed in February of this year. The Serie...
01:00 pm
Slashdot US States Plan To Sue Facebook Next Week
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: A group of U.S. states led by New York is investigating Facebook for possible antitrust violations and plans to file a lawsuit against the social medi...
12:35 pm
Freelance Switch How to Discover Your Business Values
For businesses in today's world, the blind pursuit of profit — at whatever the cost to people and the planet — is no longer a viable option. Most of us now expect businesses to care about the...
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Engadget The Morning After: Fortnite returns with Baby Yoda and a subscription service
Fortnites new season is keeping the battle royale title close to its Disney ally. Following all the Marvel nods, were back to Star Wars. This time around, itll include the latest main characters, Din ...
12:27 pm GMT
Dev To Figuring Out Gatsby 2 - The basic, but clever things we can do with pages.
Last time we set Gatsby up and made our first page(s). Now let's look at the common things you will do when building out an actual site.For this series of blog posts, I am working on a hypothetical re...
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Engadget Google is shutting down Poly, its 3D model sharing service
Google is showing again that you rely on its products at your peril. The search giant announced that its shutting down Poly, its 3D object library and platform that arrived in 2017 aimed primarily and...
12:02 pm GMT
Dev To Which concept took you the longest to grasp?
This could be anything from some specific technologies/tools, data structures, design patterns, programming paradigms to advanced concepts like Machine learning, Neural networks, AI, etc.Which concept...
12:02 pm GMT
Techcrunch Taking on the business scenario-planning giants, Pigment raises a $25.9M Series A led by Blossom Capital
Realizing that modern, complex businesses can no longer be adequately managed using spreadsheet-style programs, the founders of Pigment decided there had to be a better solution. Their business foreca...
12:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch AI construction startup Versatile raises a $20M Series A
San Francisco-based construction startup Versatile is announcing today that it has raised a $20 million Series A. The round was led by Insight Partners and Entree Capital, along with existing investor...
12:00 pm
TutsPlus - Design What Fonts Are Trending Now and Font Trends for 2021
With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s time for some fresh font trends. Next year looks set to be an eclectic and eccentric melting pot of type trends, with kinetic typography, distorted fo...
11:59 am
The Verge Google Maps now lets you create Street View photos with just a phone
Google Maps is getting a new update that lets you create Street View photos using just a phone. Android users with ARCore-compatible devices can now capture imagery and publish...
11:59 am GMT
Android Headlines Stable Android 11 Rolling Out To The Galaxy S20, Verizon First In Line
Believe it or not, Verizon Wireless variants of the Samsung Galaxy S20 are the first to get Android 11, the update is now rolling out. Verizons units have managed to beat every other variant of the de...
11:54 am GMT
Dev To Print PDF and Export Excel from RDLC in Asp.Net Core
This blog post is providing some more insight and the source code to a youtube tutorial, that I consider being worthwile looking at more closely.Original Youtube video that inspired me: Github code re...
11:54 am GMT
Mashable Lime teams up with Citymapper to make finding e-bikes easier
Finding a Lime bike in your city just got a little easier. Lime and Citymapper have partnered up to allow riders to locate Lime e-bikes and scooters within the Citymapper app. The integratio...
11:45 am GMT
Techcrunch Portugals Bizay a customized products marketplace for SMBs just raised a $38.6M C round
Bizay, a marketplace for small-to-medium-sized businesses allowing them to create highly customized products (such as merchandise), has raised a $38.6 million (32 million) funding round. The Series C ...
11:31 am GMT
Android Headlines Chromecast With Google TV Update Brings Improved Content Recommendations
With a new update, Google is adding some new tools for improved content recommendations on its Chromecast with Google TV. Notably, this new update for Chromecast with Google TV makes it smarter. The d...
11:21 am GMT
Dev To Do you Git Branch in personal projects?
Most devs are aware, that Git Branches are awesome for developing new features collaboratively in complex apps. For personal projects, I've seen most devs pushing everything to master, tho.Is this bec...
11:20 am GMT
Specky Boy Examining the Evolution of the Typical Web Design Client
There has been a lot of change in client attitudes and expectations over the years. We take a closer look at some of the common themes.The post Examining the Evolution of the Typical Web Design Client...
11:20 am
The Verge Royole returns with a better folding phone
The FlexPai 2 is a big improvement Continue reading… ...
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Engadget Amazon UK begins replacing 'stolen' launch day PS5s
Amazon UK broke a lot of gamers hearts in November when people who thought they managed to buy a PlayStation 5 received its box without the actual console. Instead, they got random items like pet food...
11:04 am GMT
Dev To Master CSS GRADIENTS - MUST READ!
When we talk about gradients in CSS, we talk about gradients of colors.This is ultimate post to master css gradients easily!I hope you all will help to share this post with everyone you found anywhere...
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Android Headlines If You Own The OnePlus 8T, You Can Help OnePlus Improve OxygenOS
If you own one of the OnePlus 8T units, you can help the company improve OxygenOS. How? Well, OnePlus has announced a closed beta program for OnePlus 8T owners. This beta program will become available...
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BoingBoing Check out the 2020 Boing Boing Gift Guide
It's that time of year again: check out the Boing Boing Gift Guide for a hundred (ish) great ideas for stocking stuffers, brain-hammers, mind-expanders, and terrific toys. The cheapest items are a few...
11:00 am GMT
Smashing Magazine CommonMark: A Formal Specification For Markdown
Markdown has a declarative syntax that is both powerful and easy to learn for technical and non-technical folks. However, due to the consequential ambiguities in its original specification, there have...
10:45 am GMT
Web Designer Depot 3 Easy Ways to Use Emotion in Web Design
As human beings, we like to think that were rational creatures. We tell ourselves that we make our decisions based on fact and logic. However, thats rarely the full truth. As much as we try to make ch...
10:44 am GMT
Dev To Authorization, Authentication of apps and APIs made easy with Auth0
ProblemIn present times, security is the main concern for all of us, and if you're a developer you spend a lot of time making a perfect security system for the apps, and APIs so that every user ...
10:43 am GMT
Android Headlines Motorola Moto G Handset Powered By Snapdragon 800 Series Coming In 2021
Qualcomm recently announced the all-new Snapdragon 888 mobile platform. A majority of the Android flagship smartphones launching in 2021 will be featuring this new chipset. Several OEMs have already a...
10:15 am GMT
Technology Review The way we express grief for strangers is changing
In late March, Claire Rezba heard about the tragic death of Diedre Wilkes. Wilkes, a 42-year-old mammogram technician, had died alone of covid-19 in her home, her four-year-old child near her body. Re...
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Android Headlines Xiaomi Mi 11 Coming At The End Of December With Snapdragon 888
The Xiaomi Mi 11 will trump the Galaxy S21, as it will launch before the end of the year. This information comes from Ice Universe, a well-known tipster. He also noted that the Mi 11 will become the f...
10:00 am GMT
Techcrunch ultimate.ai scores $20M for a supportive approach to customer service automation
Ultimate.ai, a virtual customer service agent builder, has closed a $20 million Series A round of funding, led by Omers Ventures with participation from Felicis Ventures and existing investors HV Capi...
10:00 am GMT
Mashable Soothe sore muscles with a foldable percussive massager on sale
TL;DR: Get the relief you need with a REATHLETE fold percussive massager for $212.49, a $137 savings as of Dec. 3. Will your muscles feel better faster if the percussion massager you bought was o...
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Mashable These wireless earbuds make a great stocking stuffer &8212; and they're less than $35
TL;DR: Grab the HyperSonic DX Noise-Canceling Earbuds for $33.99 with the promo code DEC15, a 42% savings as of Dec. 3. Want to upgrade to noise-canceling headphones? They don't have to break the...
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Mashable This robot toy is basically an IRL Transformer &8212; and it's on sale
TL;DR: Learn the basics of robotics with the Robosen T9 Programmable Robot, on sale for $339.99 as of Dec. 3.Robots are getting cooler by the day. There's a robot powered by alcohol that can carr...
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Slashdot Physicists Nail Down the 'Magic Number' That Shapes the Universe
Natalie Wolchover writes via Quanta Magazine: As fundamental constants go, the speed of light, c, enjoys all the fame, yet c's numerical value says nothing about nature; it differs depending on whethe...
09:51 am GMT
Mashable Apple gives older iPhones the gift of FaceTime HD
In October, Apple launched FaceTime HD on its iPhone 12 line of products, meaning users could make video calls in 1080p resolution (though only when connected to Wi-Fi or a 5G network). This was ...
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Engadget DJIs cinematic FPV drone leaks in photos
DJI looks like its about to release a cinematic FPV drone to go with its FPV Goggles, judging by a leak fromTwitter and Weibo, as seen by The Verge. If the pictures are real, it would be called the DJ...
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Dev To LitElement: A Deepdive Into Batched Updates
IntroductionLitElement is a base class for developing web components. It's very small, efficient at updating, and takes a lot of the heavy lifting of writing web components out of the developers...
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Techcrunch Alibaba and Ethiopian Airlines to launch cold chain exporting Chinas COVID vaccines
China has pledged that it would be sharing its COVID-19 vaccines with other countries, especially those with which it has close ties. While the country is not ready to deploy its vaccines internationa...
08:31 am GMT
Dev To How To Deal With Not Being Promoted?
We have all been there. Not getting promoted when you expected to. If youve been in the workforce for longer, youd have experienced it more often than those at the beginning of their career journey. U...
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Engadget DoorDash lets restaurants add their own delivery drivers to its service
DoorDash will allow restaurants that prefer using their own people for delivery to use its platform to reach more potential customers. The company has launched a new product called DoorDash Self-Deliv...
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Android Headlines Ulefone Armor 10 5G Does Well In Hardware Performance Tests
The Ulefone Armor 10 5G did really well in hardware performance tests. The company decided to put the Armor 10 5G through a number of benchmark tests, just to show everyone where its hardware limitati...
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Techcrunch Web Summit will hold RISE 2022 in Kuala Lumpur, launch a new event in Tokyo
Web Summit announced today that it will revive RISE, one of Asias largest tech conferences, in March 2022, moving it to Kuala Lumpur after five years in Hong Kong. It also announced a new event, calle...
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Dev To Understanding Docker: part 19 Container exit status
Understanding Docker can be difficult or time-consuming. In order to spread knowledge about Cloud technologies I started to create sketchnotes about Docker. I think it could be a good way, more visual...
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Techcrunch Bolt unveils its fourth-generation scooter
Bolt is better known for its ride-hailing service. But the company also operates an electric scooter service in 45 cities across Europe. Designed by the companys in-house hardware team, the new model ...
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Slashdot Singapore Becomes First Country To Approve Lab-Grown Meat
Singapore has granted San Francisco start-up Eat Just Inc. regulatory approval to sell its laboratory-grown chicken in the city-state -- the world's first government to allow the sale of cultured meat...
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Techcrunch PhonePe raises $700 million, becomes a separate entity
PhonePe, the crown jewel in Flipkarts acquisition by Walmart, is “partially” spinning off, the Bangalore-based financial services firm said on Thursday. To kick off its new journey, the fi...
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Dev To Regular Expressions cheat sheet
Regular expression is a powerful tool, and it can save lots of lines codes sometimes. What is RegexRegex(Regular Expression) describes a pattern of a certain amount of text, so it can be used for...
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Just Creative 7 Ways to Use Content Marketing To Grow Your Personal Brand
7 top tips for growing your personal brand with content marketing. We've found easy & effective ways to create & promote content to maximise your reach & leads.The post 7 Ways to Use Co...
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Technology Review Fair value? Fixing the data economy
Each innovation challenges the norms, codes, and values of the society in which it is embedded. The industrial revolution unleashed new forces of productivity but at the cost of inhumane working condi...
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Techcrunch Food robotics startup Karakuri unveils automated canteen, plus $8.4M investment led by firstminute
Last week I witnessed for myself how a new kind of robot really could as sci-fi has been telling us for many years create and serve us food. Today, Karakuri, a food robotics startup, unveils its fir...
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Dev To The Perils of Remote Work
A good friend of mine asked me to write this post. Actually... to be more accurate, he asked me to write something about the hesitance of corporations to support remote work - and why they're being s...
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Noupe Timeless Colors: Vintage Color Palette and Why Its Always Relevant
Vintage. We hear it all the time. People call almost everything vintage (especially if they are trying to sell something to you). But what does it mean really? Is it something really old? No. Thats an...
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Dev To What's the difference between including `new type[]` and not including it?
I know it's needed when making an array with no initial value, but, what's the difference betweenchar[] carr = {'a', 'b', 'c', 'd'}; Enter fullscreen mode Exit fullscreen mode andchar[] c...
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Engadget American Airlines conducts first public Boeing 737 Max test flight after ban
American Airlines is gearing up to become the first US airline to resume commercial passenger flights with the Boeing 737 Max after the planes 20-month ban was lifted. The company has completed a test...
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Techcrunch AutoX becomes Chinas first to remove safety drivers from robotaxis
Residents of Shenzhen will see truly driverless cars on the road starting Thursday. AutoX, a four-year-old startup backed by Alibaba, MediaTek and Shanghai Motors, is deploying a fleet of 25 unmanned ...
03:30 am
Slashdot Trump To Congress: Repeal Section 230 Or I'll Veto Military Funding
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: President Donald Trump has long been an outspoken foe of big technology companies. And in recent months, he has focused his ire on Section 230, a...
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BoingBoing The WonderCube Pro is only 1 inch across, but may be your new mobile EDC go-to
Back in the days before schools, airlines, and law enforcement considered them weapons, most people used to carry around a Swiss Army knife, or another such multi-tool, for handling all those daily pr...
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Dev To 11 JavaScript Console Commands Explained
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Techcrunch Google faces complaint from NLRB alleging surveillance of employees and other labor violations
The National Labor Relations Board today issued a complaint against Google after investigating the firing of several employees last November. The complaint alleges Google violated parts of the Nationa...
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BoingBoing Rudy Giuliani's voter fraud 'whistleblower' is rude af and vibing major drunk girl energy at Michigan hearing (VIDEO)
Seemingly inebriated woman is Team Trump star witness in MichiganRudy Giuliani and other Trump 'voter fraud' truthers are on the trail with weird 'whistleblowers' who are said to have witnessed votin...
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BoingBoing In 46-minute Facebook speech, Trump lies about 'voter fraud' and holds chart complaining of 'massive dump' of votes (VIDEO)
He's nuts.Outgoing United States President Donald J. Trump ranted for 46 minutes about voter fraud in a pre-recorded speech his team posted on Facebook on Wednesday. In the speech, Trump lies about th...
02:10 am
Slashdot UK Seeks Site For World's First Fusion Power Station
sciencehabit writes: The U.K. government today invited communities around the country to volunteer a site for a prototype fusion reactor, which would be the first -- it is hoped -- to put electricity ...
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The Verge Verizons Galaxy S20 models are the first to get Android 11 and One UI 3.0
Photo by Brennan King / The Verg Verizon revealed this morning that Samsung’s Galaxy S20 lineup will be the first Samsung phones to receive Android 11 and Samsung’s...
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Mashable VW&8217;s electric ID.4 feels way more personalized than a Tesla
Tesla lets you name your car (I went with the very original "Tessie" during a Model 3 loan last year), but Volkswagen's upcoming electric compact SUV, the ID.4, lets you customize the entire feel of t...
01:54 am GMT
Just Creative 10 Tips for a New Blog Design: Simple Features that Attract Readers
Attract new readers and keep them on-site with these 10 simple new blog design tips. Grow your audience with web design tricks, from color and layout to ads.The post 10 Tips for a New Blog Design: Sim...
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Just Creative 17 Tips To Optimize Your Online Forms for Maximum Conversions
Maximise your conversion rates with these simple optimisations to your online forms. Boost newsletter signups, lead-gen form completions and transactions.The post 17 Tips To Optimize Your Online Forms...
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The Verge If youve got an older iPhone, your FaceTime calls just got better
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge When Apple released iOS 14.2 last month, it didn’t mention that FaceTime calls would now be in 1080p for older iPhones. As MacMagazin...
01:30 am
Slashdot South Africa's Lottery Probed As 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 Drawn
AmiMoJo shares a report from the BBC: The winning numbers in South Africa's national lottery have caused a stir and sparked accusations of fraud over their unusual sequence. Tuesday's PowerBall lotter...
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Just Creative Best Christmas Gifts for Designers in 2020
To say that 2020 has been a tough year would be a cinch to win the Understatement of the Year award. With all of the things that have been going on around the world, weve finally reached that time of ...
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Techcrunch Neuroglee gets $2.3 million to develop digital therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases
There are now about 50 million people with dementia globally, a number the World Health Organization expects to triple by 2050. Alzheimers is the leading cause of dementia and caregivers are often ove...
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Team Treehouse New Treehouse Course: Technical Interviewing
We’re so excited to introduce our newest course, Technical Interviewing! In this hour-long course, Michelle Zohlman will take you through preparation steps and best practices to make sure you...
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Slashdot New Electric Cars Have Problems In Latest Consumer Reports Survey
schwit1 shares a report from Autoblog, adding: "And CR decides to predict poor reliability on EVs it hasn't even evaluated yet." From the report: The latest auto survey from Consumer Reports shows sev...
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Techcrunch Govtech intelligence platform, The Atlas for Cities, bought by Government Executive Media Group
The Atlas for Cities, the 500 Startups-backed market intelligence platform connecting tech companies with state and local governments, has been acquired by the Growth Catalyst Partners-backed publishi...
12:10 am
Slashdot Spotify Invents AI Tech That Will Police Songwriter Plagiarism
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Music Business Worldwide: According to a document published last week, Daniel Ek's company is seeking a patent for its "Plagiarism Risk Detector And Interface"...