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11:55 pm -04
Engadget You can finally get PowerBeats Pro in colors other than black
After launching its truly wireless Powerbeats Pro headphones earlier this year, Beats is finally introducing new color options to its lineup. The earbuds, which retail for $250, will be available in o...
11:53 pm GMT
Techcrunch This hand-tracking algorithm could lead to sign language recognition
Millions of people communicate using sign language, but so far projects to capture its complex gestures and translate them to verbal speech have had limited success. A new advance in real-time hand tr...
11:52 pm GMT
Android Headlines Stadia Founder's Edition Is Almost Sold Out In "Some" Countries
Stadia Founder's Edition bundles are already almost sold out in "some" countries, but Google fails to mention which. This is according to the Stadia team's Ray Bautista. He said as much during the Sta...
11:32 pm -04
Engadget Chris Pine to star in Watergate biopic from Amazon
Just in case the current presidency isn't scandal-ridden enough for you, a new film will chronicle the exploits of former Nixon counsel John Dean. Variety reported that Amazon Studios bought a fe...
11:20 pm
Slashdot How Malformed Packets Caused CenturyLink's 37-Hour, Nationwide Outage
Ars Technica reports on what went wrong last December when CenturyLink had a nationwide, 37-hour outage that disrupted 911 service for millions of Americans and prevented completion of at least 886 ca...
11:06 pm -04
Engadget Watch the Xbox Gamescom event in 14 minutes
Microsoft loves to use Gamescom as a vehicle for its post-E3 news, and it had plenty on offer for the 2019 event -- even for PlayStation fans. PUBG added cross-platform play that lets PS4 and Xbox On...
11:01 pm GMT
Android Headlines Survios at Gamescom 2019: Westworld Awakening, Battlewake Release Date
Gamescom 2019 has kicked off in full, and with that comes a host of new video game announcements. First up is Survios, with the unveiling of Westworld Awakening, a release date for Battlewake, and a b...
11:00 pm GMT
Abduzeedo Daily Design Inspiration
Daily Design Inspiration abduzeedoAug 19, 2019 The unfamous Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. Where you'll find the most interesting desig...
10:54 pm PDT
BoingBoing Podcast: A cycle of renewal, broken: How Big Tech and Big Media abuse copyright law to slay competition
In my latest podcast (MP3), I read my essay "A Cycle of Renewal, Broken: How Big Tech and Big Media Abuse Copyright Law to Slay Competition", published today on EFF's Deeplinks; it's the latest in my ...
10:53 pm GMT
Techcrunch Who are the major revenue-based investing VCs?
So youre interested in raising capital from a Revenue-Based Investor VC. Which VCs are comfortable using this approach? A new wave of Revenue-Based Investors ("RBI") are emerging......
10:51 pm GMT
Techcrunch Revenue-based investing: A new option for founders who care about control
Does the traditional VC financing model make sense for all companies? Absolutely not. VC Josh Kopelman makes the analogy of jet fuel vs. motorcycle fuel. VCs sell jet fuel which works well for jets......
10:50 pm GMT
Techcrunch Porsche is integrating Apple Music into the all-electric Taycan
Porsche said Monday it will integrate Apple Music into its upcoming all-electric Taycan sports car, the first time the music streaming service has been offered as a standalone app within a vehicle. Th...
10:42 pm -04
Engadget Mercedes unveils A-Class and B-Class plug-in hybrids
You've typically had to splurge on higher-end vehicles like the GLC if you've wanted a plug-in hybrid with Mercedes' tri-star badge, but you won't have to be quite so well-heeled g...
10:40 pm
Slashdot Sony Buys Spider-Man Developer Insomniac Games
Sony has purchased the California-based game studio Insomniac Games, best known for last year's Spider-Man on PS4, which sold 13.2 million copies. Sony says Insomniac will become an exclusive PlayStat...
10:39 pm PDT
BoingBoing Nothing wrong with duct-taped contraption stopped by cops on motorway
The DIY, duct-taped motorcycle was described as the "most unusual vehicle" Sgt. Stephen Andrews had ever seen in 26 tears of pulling over motorists. But he found that it was roadworthy, had passed its...
10:38 pm GMT
Techcrunch The five technical challenges Cerebras overcame in building the first trillion transistor chip
Superlatives abound at Cerebras, the until-today stealthy next-generation silicon chip company looking to make training a deep learning model as quick as buying toothpaste from Amazon. Launching after...
10:36 pm GMT
Techcrunch LA-based Brainbase raises $3 million for its intellectual property licensing management tech
It’s been nearly a century since Walt Disney first introduced Mickey Mouse to the world. In the ensuing decades, Disney, and the mythmakers of Hollywood have churned out storytelling franchises ...
10:29 pm GMT
Android Headlines Razer Phone Android 9 Pie Update Rolled Out & Then Paused
Owners of the original Razer Phone should finally start seeing Android 9 Pie update soon following reports that the company rolled out the firmware earlier today before pausing it. According to widesp...
10:28 pm -04
Engadget Kerbal Space Program gets an interstellar flight sequel
It's been four years since Kerbal Space Program (KSP) -- the spacecraft building and flight simulation game -- officially launched. While Elon Musk once called the title "awesome" and j...
10:25 pm GMT
Techcrunch Segway-Ninebots new scooter drives to its docking station for a recharge
At an event in Beijing last week, Chinese scooter company Segway-Ninebot Group unveiled a trio of new products. The most compelling of the bunch was no doubt the KickScooter T60, which harnesses AI to...
10:24 pm GMT
Dev To Document your Javascript code with JSDoc
IntroductionIn this post I'll try to cover everything you need to know to get started with JSDoc. I'll also share with you some other cool stuff I learned about it that you might find useful. ...
10:12 pm -04
Engadget Facebook pulls propaganda accounts demonizing Hong Kong protesters
It's not just Twitter cracking down on attempts to undermine Hong Kong protesters through social networks. Facebook has pulled seven Pages, five accounts and three Groups allegedly involved in &q...
10:00 pm
Slashdot Paging Big Brother: In Amazon's Bookstore, Orwell Gets a Rewrite
As fake and illegitimate texts proliferate online, books are becoming a form of misinformation. The author of "1984" would not be surprised. From a report: In George Orwell's "1984," the classics of l...
09:48 pm -04
Engadget HBO's 'Westworld Awakening' VR game arrives August 20th
HBO has announced a Westworld virtual reality game, and you won't have to wait long before you can play it. Westworld Awakening -- which it produced with Survios, Kilter Films and the help of Wes...
09:47 pm GMT
Techcrunch Mens personal care startup Huron raises $1M
Huron founder and CEO Matt Mullenax is hoping to build a big business around body wash. “For us, the broader mission is A+ personal care for guys everywhere not just guys in New York or guys in...
09:45 pm GMT
Techcrunch Baidu beats estimates on strong video streaming growth
Chinese search giant Baidu on Monday posted a revenue of 26.33 billion yuan ($3.73 billion) for the quarter that ended in June, beating analysts estimates of 25.77 billion yuan ($3.65 billion) as its ...
09:43 pm GMT
Android Headlines The True Cost Of An AT&T TV Subscription
AT&T launched AT&T TV today. With a new service now here, it is worth taking a moment to be aware of how much AT&T TV costs. The true AT&T TVcost. AT&T TV comes with HBO, CINEMAX, ...
09:35 pm GMT
Techcrunch YCs latest VR bet is a team building a cyberpunk anime MMO
There are niche startups and then there are VR companies going after fans of the “cyberpunk fantasy anime aesthetic.” Ramen VR is one of only a few virtual reality startups that Y Combinat...
09:27 pm -04
Engadget Hideo Kojima debuts six-minute 'Death Stranding' gameplay video
Death Stranding director/producer/designer/co-writer Hideo Kojima has revealed the first extended look at gameplay for his long-awaited next title. Unsurprisingly, given what we know about this game s...
09:20 pm
Slashdot Cerebras Systems Unveils a Record 1.2 Trillion Transistor Chip For AI
An anonymous reader quotes a report from VentureBeat: New artificial intelligence company Cerebras Systems is unveiling the largest semiconductor chip ever built. The Cerebras Wafer Scale Engine has 1...
09:11 pm GMT
Techcrunch ULA tapped to launch Astrobotics lunar lander to the Moon in 2021
The United Launch Alliance (ULA) has been chosen to launch the lunar lander of one of the companies chosen by NASA for its commercial lunar payload program. ULA will deliver Astrobotic’s Peregri...
09:08 pm GMT
Android Headlines Your Older Chromebook, Chromebox, Or Chromebase Will Run Linux Soon
The ability to use Linux on a Chromebook is going to be the norm from this year forward but now at least eight much older devices are gaining that capability too. Code changes associated with the chan...
09:03 pm -04
Engadget NVIDIA's game streaming service comes to Android this fall
Consoles and gaming PCs aren't going anywhere for the foreseeable future -- but as compression algorithms and internet connections improve, game streaming is almost ready for prime time. Earlier ...
08:58 pm GMT
Techcrunch RYUs line of backpacks offer style and function for exploring the city or weekends away
Yes, it’s Bag Week, where we celebrate all the best bags of the year here at TechCrunch. And there is little more satisfying than finding a basic black one that’s functional, stylish and u...
08:45 pm
Slashdot Newt Gingrich Trying To Sell Trump on a Cheap Moon Plan
WindBourne writes: Newt Gingrich and an eclectic band of NASA skeptics are trying to sell President Donald Trump on a reality show-style plan to jump-start the return of humans to the moon -- at a fra...
08:44 pm -04
Engadget Study finds US carriers aggressively throttle video streams
US carriers engage in far more aggressive throttling practices than they've led their subscribers to believe, claims a new study. Verizon (Engadget's parent company), AT&T, T-Mobile ...
08:42 pm GMT
Dev To SQL 201: How to add IF-ELSE logic to SQL queries
CASE is SQLs answer to other programming languages IF-ELSE statement. If you need to test a condition and return a value CASE is the expression you need.IntroductionSyntaxCASE with one conditionCASE ...
08:38 pm GMT
Android Headlines Here's The List Of Disney Supported Devices: Android TV Is Included
Disney provided additional details about its new Disney+ streaming service today. This included a rundown of the devices the service will be accessible on. From the Android perspective, those interest...
08:20 pm GMT
Techcrunch TikToks new Hashtag Challenge Plus lets video viewers shop for products in the app
TikTok, the short-form video platform favored by young adults and teens, has launched a new feature that allows users to shop for products associated with a sponsored Hashtag Challenge, without leavin...
08:18 pm -04
Engadget Reddit experiments with livesteaming
Over the weekend, rumors and speculation began circulating on Reddit. Users were wondering what cryptic messages on r/pan, a new Reddit community, could mean. Today, Reddit pulled back the curtain. It...
08:08 pm GMT
Android Headlines Take Full Advantage of the Oculus Quest with Space Pirate Arena
Space Pirate Arena is here to show Oculus Quest owners why wireless freedom is the best reason to own an Oculus Quest. This is the main selling point of the product over something like an Oculus Rift ...
08:04 pm
Slashdot Bernie Sanders Wants To Ban Facial Recognition Use By Police
Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) wants to put an end to police use of facial recognition software. Sanders called for the ban as part of a criminal justice reform plan i...
08:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Join The New Stack for Pancake & Podcast with Q&A at TC Sessions: Enterprise
Popular enterprise news and research site, The New Stack, is coming to TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise on September 5 for a special Pancake & Podcast session with live Q&A featuring, you guess...
07:59 pm GMT
Techcrunch WP Standards Weekender leather duffle is built for life
Have you heard? Its Bag Week! It’s the most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, were bringing you reviews of bags of all varieties: from backpacks, to roll...
07:59 pm GMT
Techcrunch WP Standards Weekender leather duffel is built for life
Have you heard? Its Bag Week! It’s the most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, were bringing you reviews of bags of all varieties: from backpacks to rolle...
07:56 pm PDT
BoingBoing New Hampshire court to patent troll: it's not libel when someone calls you a "patent troll"
New Hampshire's Supreme Court has ruled that calling someone a "patent troll" is not defamatory because "patent troll" is a statement of opinion and can neither be factually proved nor disproved.The c...
07:53 pm -04
Engadget Two Halo characters are joining Gears 5
Thirteen years into their shared history, you would think Halo and Gears of War would have already crossed over before today. After all, following Microsoft's purchase of the Gears franchise in 2...
07:49 pm GMT
Dev To What Is a Higher-Order Observable?
One of the challenges of diving deeper into RxJS, or Reactive Extensions for JavaScript, is the terminology. We may know the basics of using RxJS, but to really understand how it works, we need a firm...
07:37 pm GMT
Techcrunch Twitter blocks state-controlled media outlets from advertising on its social network
Twitter is now blocking state-run media outlets from advertising on its platform. The new policy was announced just hours after the company identified an information operation involving hundreds of ac...
07:33 pm PDT
BoingBoing An appreciation for Samuel Delany
Samuel R "Chip" Delany is a science fiction pioneer: a brilliant literary stylist with dazzling ideas who was one of the field's first openly queer writers, and one of the first Black writers accepted...
07:30 pm GMT
Dev To DEV Tip: Subscribe to the "Welcome Thread"
Each week, thousands of new people join the DEV Community. These are programmers of all backgrounds and experience levels, from all around the world.Many of these folks choose to introduce themselves...
07:24 pm -04
Engadget Sony Interactive snaps up 'Spider-Man' developer Insomniac Games
Sony Interactive took to Twitter on Monday afternoon, announcing that it had acquired Insomniac Games, the studio behind last year's PS4 smash-hit Spider-Man. ...
07:21 pm
Slashdot Hacker Releases First Public Jailbreak for Up-to-Date iPhones in Years
Apple has mistakenly made it a bit easier to hack iPhone users who are on the latest version of its mobile operating system iOS by unpatching a vulnerability it had already fixed. From a report: Hacke...
07:20 pm GMT
Techcrunch A newly funded startup, Internal, says it wants to help companies better manage their internal consoles
Uber and Facebook and countless other companies that know an awful lot about their customers have found themselves in hot water for providing broad internal access to sensitive customer information. N...
07:20 pm GMT
Techcrunch Without evidence, Trump accuses Google of manipulating millions of votes
The President this morning lashed out at Google on Twitter, accusing the company of manipulating millions of votes in the 2016 election to sway it towards Hillary Clinton. The authority on which he ba...
07:19 pm PDT
BoingBoing More than 20 Texas cities and towns have been taken hostage by ransomware
The American ransomware epidemic shows no signs of slowing, as the confluence of underinvestment in IT and information security and the NSA's reckless stockpiling of computer vulnerabilities means tha...
07:17 pm -04
Engadget Microsofts SMS Organizer will declutter your texts
Microsoft's SMS Organizer is sort of a personal assistant for your text messages. The Android app is half-spam blocker, half-scheduling system. It got its start as a Microsoft Garage project and ...
07:15 pm GMT
Specky Boy The Pros and Cons of Building Websites with Third-Party Products
Like most industries, web design has changed quite a bit over time. In its early days, people put websites together using a very DIY process. Code was often written by... The post The Pros and Cons of...
07:09 pm GMT
Techcrunch Mammoth Media introduces Choose Your Own Adventure-style storytelling to its chat fiction app Yarn
The chat fiction stories offered in Mammoth Media‘s mobile app Yarn are about to get more interactive. The branching narrative mechanic should be familiar to anyone who read Choose Your Own Adve...
07:06 pm PDT
BoingBoing Calilfornia high school water polo team filmed singing Nazi songs
The Daily Beast reports that a water polo team from a California high school sang Nazi songs during an awards ceremony.The video was uploaded to Instagram by one of the athletes, who also posted lyric...
07:00 pm -04
Engadget Ford launches its own esports virtual racing teams
Ford plans to launch its own esports virtual racing teams. Under the name Fordzilla, the company will recruit top esports drivers for teams in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. The company wil...
06:59 pm PDT
BoingBoing Owner of Phoenix apartment building serves eviction notices to every tenant so he can turn their homes into unlicensed hotel rooms
Like many large US cities, Phoenix has a housing shortage and like many US cities, that crisis is worsened by the conversion of much of its housing stock into unlicensed hotel rooms through companies ...
06:58 pm -04
Engadget Twitter bans advertising from state-controlled news outlets
Twitter announced today that it will no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news outlets. Those accounts will still be able to use the platform, but not its advertising. The change comes a...
06:56 pm GMT
Android Headlines Here's Every New Game Confirmed For Stadia
Google held the latest Stadia Connect this morning during Gamescom. While it was brief compared to the first event, it listed off every new game confirmed for the Stadia platform. In addition to this ...
06:55 pm GMT
Android Headlines The iRobot Roomba 960 Works With Alexa & Has A $499 Price Tag
Amazon has the iRobot Roomba 960 on sale for just $499 right now. That brings it back down to its all-time lowest price. And it's good for $200 off of its regular price, which makes it a really good t...
06:43 pm GMT
Dev To Tutorial: Hacking a robot while respecting fundamental laws of robotics
This past week I got invited to attend Twilio Signal conference in San Francisco as part of their Champions program.I had the chance to meet other awesome Champions at our Summit. You should all follo...
06:43 pm PDT
BoingBoing Ecofascism isn't new: white supremacy and exterminism have always lurked in the environmental movement
It's easy to think of climate denial as a right-wing phenomenon, but a growing and ultra-violent strain of white-nationalism also embraces climate science, in the worst way possible.Several of the rec...
06:41 pm
Slashdot An Ode To Microsoft Encarta
Scott Hanselman: Microsoft Encarta came out in 1993 and was one of the first CD-ROMs I had. It stopped shipping in 2009 on DVD. I recently found a disk and was impressed that it installed just perfect...
06:31 pm -04
Engadget 'Cyberpunk 2077' and 'Mortal Kombat 11' are coming to Google Stadia
Just before Gamescom's opening ceremony got underway, Google revealed a bunch more games that are coming to its Stadia streaming platform. One of the bigger titles is CD Projekt Red's Cyberp...
06:30 pm GMT
Techcrunch These are the games coming to Google Stadia
Googles game streaming service isnt set to launch until November, but the company kept the hype train going through the mid-August doldrums with a Gamescom Stadia Connect live stream. As promised, the...
06:28 pm GMT
Techcrunch Twitter says accounts linked to China tried to sow political discord in Hong Kong
Twitter says a significant information operation involving hundreds of accounts linked to China were part of an effort to deliberately “sow political discord” in Hong Kong after weeks of p...
06:24 pm GMT
Android Headlines New AT&T TV Service Launches In The US, But Not For Everyone
AT&T TV has now launched in the U.S. The AT&T TV launch appears to only be a soft launch as the service is not available nationwide. As of right now, AT&T is confirming consumers in a sele...
06:20 pm PDT
BoingBoing I must have the LEGO Tantive IV
The LEGO Tantive IV is a must have for my family LEGO display.Even far, far than the Escape pod.This set comes with a 1769 piece Tantive IV and 5 minifigs including Bail Organa.LEGO Star Wars: A New H...
06:15 pm -04
Engadget Hackers make jailbreaking iPhones a thing again
In the iPhone's early days, hackers would "jailbreak" the iPhone in order to install third-party apps that weren't available through the App Store. It's been a while since any...
06:04 pm PDT
BoingBoing Barack Obama's summer reading list
President Barack Obama opened his summer reading list post with encouragement to read or re-read Toni Morrison and then suggested ten other titles including the following: Sometimes difficult to swall...
06:02 pm
Slashdot Developers Accuse Apple of Anti-Competitive Behavior With Its Privacy Changes in iOS 13
A group of app developers have penned a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, arguing that certain privacy-focused changes to Apple's iOS 13 operating system will hurt their business. From a report: In a repo...
06:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch After data incidents, Instagram expands its bug bounty
Facebook is expanding its data abuse bug bounty to Instagram. The social media giant, which owns Instagram, first rolled out its data abuse bounty in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which...
06:00 pm -04
Engadget Facebook expands its Data Abuse Bounty program to Instagram
Facebook will start rewarding security researchers who report data abuse happening on Instagram, the company has announced. This is an expansion of Facebook's Data Abuse Bounty program, which it ...
05:58 pm GMT
Android Headlines Ban On Huawei Extended Once Again By The U.S.
As was expected, the Commerce Department has now extended the Huawei ban another 90 days. The U.S. blacklisted Huawei back in May but granted it a nearly three month's reprieve. This means that the ex...
05:56 pm GMT
Dev To SEO Cheat Sheet for Devs
According to Net Market Share, Google is still the search engine leader with 75% of searches made on Google.com. With that in mind, following their best SEO practices is a good strategy and something ...
05:42 pm -04
Engadget Apples game subscription service will reportedly cost $5 per month
Apple has been pretty quiet about Apple Arcade, the curated gaming subscription service coming this fall. But a few new details are emerging. 9to5Mac reported that a promotional message in one of the ...
05:40 pm GMT
Techcrunch Ally raises $8M Series A for its OKR solution
OKRs, or Objectives and Key Results, are a popular planning method in Silicon Valley. Like most of those methods that make you fill in some form once every quarter, I’m pretty sure employees fin...
05:31 pm GMT
Android Headlines Upgrade To The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K For $40
Amazon is doing a last-minute Back To School sale right now, and that includes discounting the popular Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K. It is currently down to just $39.99. That's $10 off of its regular price...
05:24 pm GMT
Mashable Apple may have ditched the AirPower, but you can still get a charging pad for cheap
TL;DR: Get the powerful AirZeus 3-in-1 fast wireless charging pad for $39.99. It's usually priced at $99, so you'll be saving an impressive 59% off. It's been almost half a year since Apple annou...
05:23 pm -04
Engadget 7-Eleven's cashier-free mobile checkouts are available in NYC
If you're in such a hurry that you can't even talk to a cashier at a convenience store, you're in luck -- 7-Eleven has formally launched its Mobile Checkout feature in New York City aft...
05:21 pm GMT
Dev To An 8-minute introduction to Kubernetes
Core concepts, features and building blocksThis is a summary post I wrote for myself after completing Kubernetes: Up and Running. I decided it would be a good way of forcing myself to review what Ive ...
05:21 pm
Slashdot Twitter is Blocked in China, But Chinese State News Agency is Buying Promoted Tweets To Portray Hong Kong Protestors as Violent
Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua is promoting tweets attacking the protestors and claiming they do not have wider support. From a report: Twitter is being criticized for running promoted tweets by...
05:18 pm GMT
Techcrunch Developers accuse Apple of anti-competitive behavior with its privacy changes in iOS 13
A group of app developers have penned a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, arguing that certain privacy-focused changes to Apple’s iOS 13 operating system will hurt their business. In a report by The...
05:03 pm GMT
Mashable Learn Google AdWords with this super cheap online course
TL;DR: Get access to a comprehensive online course on Google AdWords for $12.99. Since it's usually $199.99, you'll be saving 93% while growing your business. When it comes to online discovery, G...
05:01 pm -04
Engadget Google Duo's low light mode brightens your nighttime video calls
Following May's update that enabled eight-member video calls, the latest change to Google Duo allows users to better see each other in low lighting. Google cites homes in less affluent locations ...
05:00 pm GMT
Android Headlines Pre-ordered Your New Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10? Incipio Has You Covered
Incipio DualPro and TRAN5FORM cases are here to protect the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, Note 10+ and Note 10+ 5G. Now Available at Verizon The highly acclaimed DualPro and TRAN5FORM cases are here to supp...
04:53 pm GMT
Mashable These hearing aids are so small, they&8217;re almost invisible &8211; Future Blink
Eargo, a hearing aid manufacturer based in San Jose, designed these mini-hearing aids that are smaller and less visible than traditional in-ear devices. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Miniatur...
04:51 pm GMT
Mashable This big-eyed cuddly AI robot might be your next pet &8211; Strictly Robots
Two ex-Googlers created the pet of the future. Read more...More about Tech, Robots, Mashable Video, Strictly Robots, and Tech...
04:50 pm GMT
Dev To How I Stay Focused and Productive While Working Remotely
Youve got work to do, but:The leftover pizza in the kitchen is seriously calling your name.Your favorite developer is live on Twitter.You just got three new smartphone notifications.Everything is ten ...
04:43 pm -04
Engadget 'Gears Pop' brings cute combat to your phone on August 22nd
You won't have to wait until the September release of Gears 5 to get your Gears of War fix -- provided you're willing to pull out your phone. Microsoft has revealed that Gears Pop will reac...
04:42 pm GMT
Android Headlines LG Stylo 5 Can Now Be Yours Via T-Mobile, Metro
T-Mobile and subsidiary prepaid MVNO Metro by T-Mobile have now been spotted carrying the LG Stylo 5. The budget-friendly device is the same that launched at Cricket back in June but comes with slight...
04:41 pm PDT
BoingBoing NYPD fires Daniel Pantaleo, the lying police officer who strangled Eric Garner to death
Daniel Pantaleo used fatal chokehold during the 2014 arrest of Eric Garner...
04:41 pm
Slashdot Small Companies Play Big Role in Robocall Scourge, But Remedies Are Elusive
The billions of illegal robocalls inundating Americans are being facilitated largely by small telecom carriers that transmit calls over the internet, industry officials say, but authorities are at odd...
04:34 pm
TutsPlus - Code How Page Builder Plugins Make it Easy to Create a WordPress Website
Page builder plugins make it easier for both novices and experienced developers to build websites faster. With a page builder, you don't need to know how to code—you can build your site with drag an...
04:31 pm PDT
BoingBoing New cartoon about Elvis as a government spy
Agent King is an adult animated series about Elvis Presley as a government spy. Priscilla Presley and rock singer John Eddie created the show for Sony and Netflix with Archer's Mike Arnold as writer a...
04:29 pm PDT
BoingBoing Pentagon tests cruise missile with over 500km reach, so INF treaty is now definitely toast
The Pentagon today announced it tested a conventional ground-based cruise missile that went more than 500 kilometers, which would have been banned under the now-defunct INF treaty. Between this and t...
04:26 pm GMT
Android Headlines New Test Shows Google Assistant Is The Best Digital Voice Assistant
Loup Ventures pits popular AI assistants against one another in a test of wits each year, and this year's smartphone-based test saw Google Assistant come out on top. This "digital IQ test" consists of...
04:22 pm PDT
BoingBoing Ohio: White supremacist terrorist, 20, arrested before he could massacre Jewish people
In Ohio, a racist 20-year-old man was arrested over the weekend for threatening to attack a Jewish community center, in a post on Instagram.The image in this blog post is a screengrab of that Instagra...
04:18 pm GMT
Mashable Supreme's 3G burner phone is pretty hot
There's a new item available for those who want to live on the bleeding edge of fashion and in the dark ages of tech.The streetwear brand Supreme will release a branded 3G burner phone emblazoned with...
04:16 pm PDT
BoingBoing Gentleman running homeless assistance program sympathetic to folks with well fed children
The City of Santa Monica is looking to displace a year old homeless feeding program because it is too successful.ABC7:Steve Petramale has been feeding at least 100 homeless people every week at Reed P...
04:07 pm GMT
Techcrunch Breaking Into Startups: Torch CEO and Well Clinic founder Cameron Yarbrough on mental health & coaching
There has long been a stigma associated with therapy and mental health coaching, a stigma that is even more pronounced in the business world, despite considerable evidence of the efficacy of services....
04:05 pm PDT
BoingBoing Watch lightning bolt just miss striking man
"I saw light, said Horry County, South Carolina resident Romulus McNeill said a few days ago after a lightning bolt just missed him. I tried to get up out of there like the Roadrunner."(WSOC-TV) Read ...
04:04 pm PDT
BoingBoing Trump tweets lie that Google 'manipulated' up to 16 million votes for Hillary Clinton. Nope.
Illegitimate, popular-vote-losing, manifestly unfit United States President Donald Trump tweeted some more crazy shit on Twitter today.Wow, Report Just Out! Google manipulated from 2.6 million to 16 m...
04:01 pm
Slashdot Wireless Carrier Throttling of Online Video Is Pervasive: Study
U.S. wireless carriers have long said they may slow video traffic on their networks to avoid congestion and bottlenecks. But new research shows the throttling happens pretty much everywhere all the ti...
03:59 pm GMT
Android Headlines AT&T TV NOW Officially Takes Over From DIRECTV NOW
The AT&T TV NOW change has now taken place. AT&T TV NOW has officially taken over from DIRECTV NOW. Last month AT&T confirmed AT&T TV NOW would be the new name for DIRECTV NOW. At the ...
03:58 pm PDT
BoingBoing Trump and Tim Cook had dinner, Trump says Apple CEO made 'very compelling argument' to help Apple get richer
Illegitimate, popular vote losing, and manifestly unfit United States President Donald Trump said on Monday that at a recent dinner with Tim Cook -- what, you didn't think they hung out and shared mea...
03:58 pm -04
Engadget 'PUBG' will support crossplay on PS4 and Xbox One in October
PUBG Corp has announced console crossplay is coming to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Bringing PS4 and Xbox One players together "will make the matchmaking pool bigger," said PUBG conso...
03:55 pm PDT
BoingBoing Is Scaramucci assembling the Avengers, or the Bad News Bears?
The Mooch is gonna organize a team of disgruntled former cabinet officials to take down our unhinged and unqualified President. That'd be Donald Trump.The Hill:Former White House communications direct...
03:49 pm GMT
Techcrunch Shells first electric vehicle fast charger lands in Singapore
Royal Dutch Shell, the energy giant known for its fossil fuel production and hundreds of Shell gas stations, is creeping into the electric vehicle-power business. The company’s first DC fast cha...
03:49 pm GMT
Techcrunch Shells first Greenlots electric vehicle fast charger lands in Singapore
Royal Dutch Shell, the energy giant known for its fossil fuel production and hundreds of Shell gas stations, is creeping into the electric vehicle-power business. The company’s first DC fast cha...
03:46 pm GMT
Mashable The Frigidare retro mini fridge is $50 off at Walmart
TL;DR: Grab the adorable Frigidare 3.2 cubic foot retro mini fridge for $119 at Walmart. It's usually $169 so you'll save $50.Decorating your college dorm room is honestly one of the best parts of mov...
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BoingBoing How to know when it is time to leave
Kan was clear: snatch the pebble and GTFO. Read the rest ...
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Mashable Best TV deals for the week of Aug. 19: Vizio, LG, Sony, and more
Unless your birthday is thrown in there, the latter half of August probably isn't anyone's favorite time of the year. Wasn't it May, like, last week?It's hard to believe that it's been eight months si...
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Codrops Collective 541
Get Waves * StoryTime * MC.JS * Input delay * Variable Font Animation * Divjoy * HeadBangerCollective #541 was written by Pedro Botelho and published on Codrops....
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The Logo Smith Interactive Typography Cheatsheet by Martin Silvertant & Christian Heilmann
The post Interactive Typography Cheatsheet by Martin Silvertant & Christian Heilmann appeared first on The Logo Smith  Interactive Typography Cheatsheet by Martin Silvertant & Christian ...
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Techcrunch The five great reasons to attend TechCrunchs Enterprise show Sept. 5 in SF
The vast enterprise tech category is Silicon Valleys richest, and today its poised to change faster than ever before. Thats probably the biggest reason to come to TechCrunchs first-ever show focused e...
03:35 pm GMT
Android Headlines LG M Series Breaks Cover Ahead Of IFA 2019
A series of trademarks filed by LG in its home region of South Korea now points to a new "M" series of devices that could be ready just in time for IFA 2019. The gadgets, spotted by Netherlands-based ...
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BoingBoing Eating nuts helps 'busting a nut' be more fun
Science babies, science.MedScape:Adding nuts to a regular diet significantly improves orgasmic function and sexual desire in healthy young men, according to the FERTINUTS study.The randomized controll...
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Techcrunch MIT built a better way to deliver high-quality video streams to multiple devices at once
Depending on your connection and the size of your household, video streaming can get downright post-apocalyptic bandwidth is the key resource, and everyone is fighting to get the most and avoid a nas...
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Engadget Stranger Things' Demogorgon will be a playable killer in 'Dead by Daylight'
Dead by Daylight has added a string of major horror franchises to its lineup over the last few years, including Left 4 Dead, Halloween, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Saw and ...
03:27 pm GMT
Mashable Amazon's Fire TV Stick with Alexa voice remote is on sale for 25% off
TL;DR: The bestselling Fire TV Stick streaming media player comes with the Alexa voice remote, and Amazon has it on sale right now for just $29.99. It's normally $39.99, so you'll save $10.Heading off...
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Techcrunch Microsoft acquires jClarity, an open source Java performance tuning tool
Microsoft announced this morning that it was acquiring jClarity, an open source tool designed to tune the performance of Java applications. It will be doing that on Azure from now on. In addition, the...
03:26 pm GMT
Techcrunch Microsoft acquires jClarity, an open-source Java performance tuning tool
Microsoft announced this morning that it was acquiring jClarity, an open-source tool designed to tune the performance of Java applications. It will be doing that on Azure from now on. In addition, the...
03:21 pm
Slashdot Degrading Tor Network Performance Only Costs a Few Thousand Dollars Per Month
Threat actors or nation-states looking into degrading the performance of the Tor anonymity network can do it on the cheap, for only a few thousands US dollars per month, new academic research has reve...
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BoingBoing Video of Prince Andrew lurking in Epstein's mansion after financier's 2008 conviction
UK media moderated its coverage of the country's post-Savile sex abuse scandal, perhaps to maintain cosy establishment relationships and certainly due to Britain's menacing libel laws. American media ...
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BoingBoing A cycle of renewal, broken: How Big Tech and Big Media abuse copyright law to slay competition
As long we've had electronic mass media, audiences and creators have benefited from periods of technological upheaval that force old gatekeepers to compete with brash newcomers with new ideas about wh...
03:15 pm GMT
Mashable Tile Mate sale: 4 packs are 50% off for back to school
TL;DR: The must-have Tile Mate 4 pack is $50 at Tile. They're typically $100 so you'll save 50%.Are you someone who always feels like they’re forgetting something? You constantly have to do the ...
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Engadget Apple finally releases a trailer for 'The Morning Show'
After years of build-up and a cryptic teaser, Apple is ready to offer an honest-to-goodness trailer for its flagship TV+ series The Morning Show -- and it's clear that power struggles will take c...
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BoingBoing The first and last time Mister Rogers sang "Won't You Be My Neighbor?"
Mister Rogers sings "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" on the February 19, 1968 debut of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and then on the final episode August 31, 2001. Read the rest ...
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Android Headlines Phone Comparisons: OnePlus 7 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10
The OnePlus 7 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ comparison time has come. These are the two of the best smartphones OnePlus and Samsung have to offer at the moment, respectively. The OnePlus 7 and Galaxy...
03:08 pm GMT
Techcrunch Trump and Tim Cook talked easing tariffs again
On Friday night, the President once again tweeted about Apple . This time, however, things were a bit more positive. Having dinner tonight with Tim Cook of Apple, he wrote in advance of the meeting. T...
03:06 pm GMT
Techcrunch All that glitters is not gold: How healthtech startups can achieve true value
Healthtech is apparently in a golden age. Just a few weeks ago, Livongo and Health Catalyst raised a combined $500 million through IPOs with a joint valuation reaching $3.5 billion......
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Techcrunch How healthtech startups can achieve true value
Healthtech is apparently in a golden age. Just a few weeks ago, Livongo and Health Catalyst raised a combined $500 million through IPOs with a joint valuation reaching $3.5 billion......
03:02 pm GMT
Mashable Ninja Fit personal blender is on sale for 25% off at Amazon
TL;DR: Get the nutrient-extracting Ninja Fit personal blender for $44.99. Usually priced at $59.99, you’ll be saving $15 to put towards crossing back-to-school essentials off your shopping list....
03:01 pm GMT
Dev To "Waiting times" at work.
Hey guys. We all know that this happens - waiting for a new project, a new task... Sometimes it happens for days or weeks. What do you do then?Normally I read about my technology stack, do some challe...
03:00 pm PDT
Spyre Studios When Fast Food Logos Get Mashed Up
As our lives become more hectic, so does our eating. We arent necessarily eating more, but eating faster. The way that we live our lives today results in us wanting either fast food or food on-the-go ...
03:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Prices for passes to Disrupt SF 2019 increase next week
Is it just us or is the summer disappearing faster than ever? Disrupt San Francisco 2019 is right around the corner (October 2-4) and the great early-bird migration is upon us. Your opportunity to sav...
03:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch An anonymous hentai porn site exposed over a million users emails
A popular hentai porn site that promises anonymity to its 1.1 million users left a user database exposed without a password, allowing anyone to identify users by their email addresses. You might not h...
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Engadget The 'Groundhog Day' sequel VR game is coming in September
Earlier this year we learned that beloved Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day is getting a sequel, but not in the form we expected. The sequel is coming in the form VR game, created by Sony Pictures Virtu...
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Engadget Alienware's Aurora desktop and gaming monitors get a huge redesign
It's been a pretty busy year for Alienware, but Dell's boutique gaming brand isn't showing any signs of slowing down soon. At Gamescom this year, the company is unveiling a slew of new ...
02:58 pm PDT
BoingBoing NYPD cop who choked Eric Garner lied about it to investigators, says judge
A judge says that NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for his reckless use of a banned chokehold—and for lying about it after his victim Eric Garner, an unarmed black man selling cigare...
02:57 pm GMT
Joshua Blankenship I Miss MyGrama
In no particular order, my Grama taught me how to spell and write my last name, work my multiplication tables, ride a bike, shell green beans on the front porch, visit and have a conversation, accesso...
02:49 pm GMT
Mashable Dell Inspiron 2-in-1 laptops are on sale &8212; save $86
TL;DR: The compact and versatile Inspiron 2-in-1 laptop is perfect for those who need their tech to adapt to their lifestyle — pick one up on Dell's website for $263.99, saving you $86.There are...
02:48 pm PDT
BoingBoing Vultures occupy Florida home, fill it with vomit and excrement
It's the case of the vomiting vultures: a vacation home returned to only to find it occupied by vultures, and all the things that come out of vultures.Siobhan Casimano described the smell as like a th...
02:45 pm GMT
Mashable Spotify's Premium Family Plan lets parents block explicit content
Spotify's "Premium Family Plan" is now family friendly. The company announced on Monday that it's adding an "Explicit Content Filter" to the family plan, enabling parents to prevent their kids fr...
02:44 pm PDT
BoingBoing Fast times at Roosevelt Field Mall, a documentary (1983)
In 1983, a crew of young, DIY documentarians visited Long Island's Roosevelt Field Mall to study mall culture. This is Mall City. (via r/ObscureMedia) Read the rest ...
02:40 pm
Slashdot The Latest Claim To Satoshi Nakamoto is the 'Stupidest One Yet'
An anonymous reader shares a report: For years, Faketoshis have been fighting to claim the Bitcoin throne, trying to make us all believe they were responsible for the cryptocurrency's creation. But th...
02:39 pm GMT
Mashable The Dash Deluxe air fryer comes in 4 colors and is on sale for $70
TL;DR: The colorful 6-quart Dash Deluxe air fryer is on sale for $69.99 at Amazon, a savings of $30.Everyone hypes up air fryers as making food better for you, but "healthier" can be kind of a vague c...
02:37 pm GMT
Abduzeedo Seeking Discomfort
Seeking Discomfort abduzeedoAug 19, 2019 I started my design career officially in 1998, ironically, it was before I began my college studies. It was all very sudden, my b...
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Engadget US gives Huawei another 90 days to serve existing customers
The US government has granted Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers. The "temporary general license" extension will allow Huawei to continue servicing existing US customers b...
02:34 pm GMT
CSS Tricks Bounce Element Around Viewport in CSS
Let's say you were gonna bounce an element all around a screen, sorta like an old school screensaver or Pong or something. You'd probably be tracking the X location of the element, increasing or decre...
02:33 pm GMT
CSS Tricks Can you view print stylesheets applied directly in the browser?
Yep.Let's take a look at how to do it in different browsers. Although note the date of this blog post. This stuff tends to change over time, so if anything here is wrong, let us know and we can update...
02:29 pm GMT
Android Headlines Huawei Has Begun Researching 6G At Its Ottawa Lab
5G doesn't yet have its "wings," but that isn't stopping major telecom player Huawei from thinking and moving ahead. The 5G patent holder has started work on 6G wireless technology at its Ottawa, Cana...
02:25 pm GMT
Techcrunch Simon Data hauls in $30M Series C to continue building customer data platform
As businesses use an increasing variety of marketing software solutions, the goal around collecting all of that data is to improve customer experience. Simon Data announced a $30 million Series C roun...
02:25 pm GMT
Techcrunch YouTube Originals become ad-supported and free after September 24th
In an email distributed to YouTube Premium subscribers, the company confirmed that access to YouTube’s original programming will no longer be exclusive to Premium customers after September 24th,...
02:19 pm PDT
BoingBoing Tactical baby wipe pouch
Whether you're running low on ammo defending Wyoming from antifa or tearing toward the Canadian border while your passenger plinks out the orange lightbars of the pursuing Trumpstapo, baby's butt will...
02:15 pm GMT
Techcrunch Binance launches Venus, which it calls an independent, regional version of Facebooks Libra
Binance, the worlds largest cryptocurrency exchange, announced today that it will launch an open blockchain project called Venus to develop regional stablecoins pegged to fiat currencies (or tradition...
02:12 pm GMT
Techcrunch Watch the trailer for the Apple TV drama The Morning Show
Apple is giving viewers their first extended look at “The Morning Show,” a drama starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell. Previously, all that we’d seen from th...
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Engadget Supreme's 'burner' phone is built for hypebeasts
How important is it that your phone have a Supreme label on it? Important enough that you'd be willing to take big step back in technology? If so, you're in luck. Supreme has unveiled its ca...
02:03 pm PDT
BoingBoing Watch a treestump become a vase
Usually I like to find something to start Monday that reflects our growing sense of anxiety and unease at the accelerating failure of the American Republic, but his week I've got a nice relaxing video...
02:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch YCs Earth AI closes funding for its platform to make mining less wasteful
Discovering and drilling for the important minerals used for industry and the technology sector remains incredibly important as existing mines are becoming depleted. If the mining industry cant become...
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Engadget Listen to Engadget's daily newsletter (and more stories) in audio form!
Technology wields more influence on our lives than ever before and there's a lot to take in. To help you get a handle on that, we launched our daily newsletter back in 2016, meant to give you a d...
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Slashdot Fearing Data Privacy Issues, Google Cuts Some Android Phone Data For Wireless Carriers
Alphabet' Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, Reuters reported Monday, citing people familiar with the matte...
01:54 pm GMT
Android Headlines Galaxy Note 10 Gets Its Pre-Launch Update With Camera Fixes
The Galaxy Note 10 isn't slated to launch until later this week, but it has already gotten its pre-launch update. This is pretty common for Samsung smartphones. The company will release a big OTA a fe...
01:50 pm GMT
Techcrunch US Commerce Department adds 46 Huawei affiliates to entity list
The United States Department of Commerce announced this morning the addition of 46 Huawei affiliates to its Entity List. Effective today, the companies join more than 100 entries added to list over co...
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Engadget 'Superhot' and 'Hotline Miami' hit Nintendo Switch today
Time-bending first-person shooter/puzzler Superhot is on its way to Switch. In fact, you'll be able to play it on the go as of today after it goes on sale in Nintendo's eShop. News of the po...
01:45 pm GMT
Dev To Using Postgres Enum Type in Rails
Last week I wrote Using Active Support Concerns to Encapsulate Data Access and Validation, where I explained how to use Active Support concerns to define data access and validation rules for an Active...
01:39 pm PDT
BoingBoing The TSA strip searched a grandmother on Mother's Day and now says that she's overreacting because it's no different from a locker room
Last Mother's Day, grandmother Rhonda Mengert was subjected to a pat-down search at Tulsa airport, wherein a TSA agent felt a panty-liner in her underwear; she was then forced to strip down and show h...
01:38 pm GMT
Techcrunch Disney comes to Canada and the Netherlands on Nov. 12, will support nearly all major platforms at launch
Disney+ will have an international launch that begins at the same time as its rollout in the U.S., Disney revealed. The company will be launching its digital streaming service on November 12 in Canada...
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BoingBoing Now the prairie dogs are out to get us
I think it's fair to say at this point that the earth is rising up in self defense and will soon devour every last one of us. If a longer than usual storm season, unprecedented global temperatures and...
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Engadget Google stops sending Android cell signal data over privacy concerns
Google's increased focus on privacy led it to quietly drop a service for carriers. Reuters sources have learned the tech giant shut down Mobile Network Insights, a feature that gave providers ma...
01:21 pm GMT
Techcrunch Sonos Bluetooth-enabled, battery-powered speaker leaks ahead of official launch
Sonos has an event coming up at the end of the month to reveal something new, but leaks have pretty much given away what’s likely to be the highlight announcement at the event: A new, Bluetooth-...
01:06 pm GMT
Android Headlines You Can Save $50 On The Instant Pot Max
Weird flex, but okay. The Instant Pot Max is a more robust Instant Pot, and today you can save $50 on this model. That drops the price down from $199 to just $149. This particular model, can do just a...
01:02 pm GMT
Techcrunch Roku launches a Kids & Family section on The Roku Channel, plus parental controls
Roku’s home entertainment hub, The Roku Channel, is expanding into kids’ programming. The company this morning announced plans to aggregate kids and family movies and TV alongside the chan...
01:02 pm GMT
Dev To What advice would you give a CS student starting their freshman year?
The school year is starting, and freshmen everywhere are taking CS101 (or some equivalent) in their respective universities!It's an exciting time, but it's also the beginning of a 4-year struggle for ...
01:00 pm PDT
BoingBoing Abandoned coyote pup gets the care it deserves
Joey Santore's YouTube channel Crime Pays But Botany Doesn't has meat-and-potatoes approach to the wonders of the natural world: it's direct, informative and often funny as hell. Recently, while out i...
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Engadget Disney will have apps for iOS, Apple TV, Android and Xbox One
The debut of Disney's highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+, is almost here. But, leading up to the November 12th launch date, the company is starting to share more details about it. Toda...
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Engadget 'Always Audi' program gives new customers free Silvercar rental days
Audi is giving customers who buy its newer vehicles seven free days of Silvercar rental under a new program called "Always Audi." While people probably aren't going to buy one of the au...
12:55 pm
Freelance Switch How to Make a PowerPoint Funnel Diagram Quickly (With PPT Templates)
One of the best ways to reduce text on your slides is to use infographics, beautiful charts that combine information and visuals into a single illustration. The perfect example of this is with Powe...
12:54 pm GMT
Android Headlines OnePlus 7T Series Launch Dates For The US, EU & India Tipped
Earlier this month, the OnePlus 7T series launch date surfaced. That information came from Max J., a well-known tipster. He suggested that the OnePlus 7T series will become official on October 15. The...
12:42 pm GMT
Mashable Huawei's delayed Mate X may come with a more powerful chip and camera
Huawei's Mate X — the company's first foldable smartphone — has been delayed again and won't be coming in September (in fact, a recent report pegged the launch date to November). But ...
12:40 pm GMT
Dev To How I became an Entrepreneur
This week on the Ladybug Podcast, we talked about my advice for becoming an entrepreneur. I also wanted to share my story of how I became a freelancer and eventually an agency owner. My Entrepren...
12:39 pm GMT
Android Headlines LG May Introduce A Smartphone Without Physical Buttons
LG did not have that much luck when it comes to smartphones in the last couple of years. After a number of rather successful years and models, like the LG G2 and G3, the company simply cannot find the...
12:33 pm GMT
Android Headlines Buy A Fire TV, And You'll Get A Free Echo Dot
For a limited time, when you buy a Fire TV from Amazon, it will also throw in a free Echo Dot (third generation). That's a $50 value, which can be yours for purchasing an Insignia or Toshiba Fire TV s...
12:23 pm GMT
Techcrunch Rocket Lab successfully launches rideshare rocket with two experimental USAF satellites on board
Rocket Lab has successfully launched its eight mission, an Electron rocket rideshare flight carrying four satellites to orbit for various clients. The Electron launched from Rocket Lab’s Launch ...
12:15 pm GMT
Techcrunch Twitter is blocked in China, but its state news agency is buying promoted tweets to portray Hong Kong protestors as violent
Twitter is being criticized for running promoted tweets by Chinas largest state news agency that paint pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong as violent, even though the rallies, including one that...
12:15 pm GMT
Inspiredology 4 Online Business Starting Tips You Simply Cant Skip
Starting an online business is easier than ever. There are a long list of platforms and online how-tos that can help get you moving in the right direction, taking you from ideation to online business ...
12:10 pm GMT
Android Headlines Huawei Mate X Will Be Fueled By The Kirin 990 SoC After All
According to Neowin, Huawei actually confirmed that the Huawei Mate X will be fueled by the Kirin 990. The Huawei Mate X was introduced back in February, during the Mobile World Congress (MWC), though...
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Smashing Magazine Pitching Your Writing To Publications
Recently, I had a chat with Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert over on the Shoptalk Podcast about writing for publications such as Smashing Magazine and CSS-Tricks. One of the things we talked about was sub...
12:00 pm PDT
BoingBoing Save $45 on this wireless charging sonic toothbrush kit
Want to keep the dentist away? A little tooth care at morning and night isn't bad, but it won't keep the stains from smoking or fried foods at bay for long. If you enjoy your food and want to avoid th...
12:00 pm
TutsPlus - Design How to Make a Galaxy YouTube Banner (With a YouTube Banner Creator)
What You'll Be CreatingSo you’ve decided to start your own YouTube channel, but don’t actually have the required tools or skills to design the actual banner? Well, if that’s the case, don’t wo...
11:54 am GMT
Android Headlines Electronic Deals August 19, 2019: Amazon Fire TV, Surface Pro & More
As back to school deals start to get hotter, Amazon is taking things up a notch. Right now, you can find discounts on Fire TV devices, Echo's, and much more. All of Amazon's hardware is on sale right ...
11:49 am
Freelance Switch 20 Best (Unique) Restaurant Logo Designs (Inspiration for 2019)
When it comes to your restaurant, your logo is a great way to distinguish yourself from other restaurants. A creative restaurant logo image template helps you build brand recognition. It als...
11:42 am
TutsPlus - Code How to Get More Women Into STEM: Answers From a Panel Discussion
A few months ago I ran a panel discussion for the Swedish organisation DataTjej that included four panelists, plus an audience of forty women and non-binary people to dig deeper into the potential of ...
11:42 am
TutsPlus - Code How to Get More Women In STEM: Answers From a Panel Discussion
A few months ago I ran a panel discussion for the Swedish organisation DataTjej that included four panelists, plus an audience of forty women and non-binary people to dig deeper into the potential of ...
11:40 am GMT
Android Headlines Four OPPO Reno 2 Phones Coming On August 28 With Quad Cameras
It seems like OPPO is planning to launch three new smartphones soon, the OPPO Reno 2, Reno 2Z, and Reno 2F. This information comes from MySmartPrice, as the source claims that the three phones are com...
11:30 am GMT
Techcrunch Uncork Capital cracks open two new funds
Uncork Capital, the now 15-year-old, early-stage venture firm formerly known as SoftTech VC, has closed up two new pools of committed capital totaling $200 million: $100 million for its sixth early-st...
11:22 am GMT
Techcrunch Minecraft to get big lighting, shadow and color upgrades through Nvidia ray tracing
Minecraft is getting a free update that brings much-improved lighting and color to the game’s blocky graphics using real-time ray tracing running on Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics hardware. The new...
11:21 am GMT
Android Headlines Redmi 8 Series May Launch Alongside Redmi TV On August 29
The launch date for Redmi TV has been announced, and the company's new mid-ranger smartphone may launch alongside it. Redmi TV will become official on August 29, Xiaomi's co-founder and CEO, Lei Jun, ...
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Engadget The Morning After: The beauty of a ray-traced 'Minecraft'
Welcome back! Over the weekend, you might have missed a pretty intense graphical overhaul of Minecraft, Twitter ads as political weapons in Hong Kong and if you've been looking for a Sonos speake...
11:00 am GMT
Dev To Rails 6 released - What does that mean for you?
This was originally posted on: chrisachard.comRails 6 was released on August 15, 2019 with a blog post by DHHSo - what's new, and what about old Rails versions? Rails 4 & 5 Support for R...
11:00 am GMT
Techcrunch Founder how-to content on the Extra Crunch Stage at Disrupt Berlin 2019
Disrupt Berlin 2019, our premier European tech conference, takes place on 11-12 December and draws 3,000 people from more than 50 countries. Every year we work hard to improve our content programming ...
10:45 am GMT
Web Designer Depot 20 Freshest Web Designs, August 2019
Welcome to the August edition of our monthly roundup of the freshest web design, released (or re-released with significant updates) in the last four weeks....
10:34 am
Slashdot The US Army Wants To Microwave Drones in Midair
"The U.S. Army, as part of a broad counter-unmanned aerial systems strategy, is pushing forward with the U.S. Air Force to develop a high-powered microwave weapon," reports Popular Mechanics:Microwave...
10:20 am -04
Engadget HyperX just made its Cloud Alpha gaming headset even better
HyperX's Cloud Alpha has proved itself to offer excellent bang for your buck since its release in 2017. However, there's now a new version which takes the excellent sound quality from its pr...
10:10 am GMT
Mashable The best 4K TV deals in the UK this week: LG, Philips, Hisense, Panasonic, and more
TL;DR: The affordable Hisense 43-Inch 4K UHD HDR Smart TV is on sale for £299, saving you £100 on list price.4K TV deals are a thing of beauty, but are continuously changing. This can make i...
09:21 am -04
Engadget Spotify's Premium Family plans get an explicit content filter
Spotify is rolling out a new Premium Family Plan with a much-awaited setting. Parents will now have the ability to filter out songs with swearing, violence, drugs and more via an explicit content filt...
09:08 am
TutsPlus - Design How to Create a 3D Gold Text Effect With Photoshop Layer Styles
What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, I'll explain how to create a realistic 3D gold text effect using layer styles in Adobe Photoshop. Let's get started!Tutorial Assets The following assets were u...
08:48 am GMT
Abduzeedo Revisiting the devices from 'Backup Days', brutalist, acid graphics and contemporary
Revisiting the devices from 'Backup Days', brutalist, acid graphics and contemporary AoiroStudioAug 19, 2019 Attico Trentasei has been giving me pure nostalgia with his '...
08:30 am GMT
Techcrunch Spotify Family Accounts are getting parental controls
Want to give your kids access to Spotify, but only the “clean” stuff? It’ll be an option soon. Spotify’s family plan the one that gets you six accounts for 15 bucks is pickin...
08:00 am GMT
Techcrunch HPE Growth backs WeTransfer in 35M secondary funding round
WeTransfer, the Amsterdam-headquartered company that is best know for its file-sharing service, is disclosing a 35 million secondary funding round. The investment is led by European growth equity firm...
07:34 am
Slashdot PayPal Builds 'Zoid' JavaScript Library To 'Make IFrames Cool Again'
"Earlier this year I gave a talk at FullStack conference in London about making iFrames cool again," writes a lead engineer at PayPal.In a nutshell: iframes let you build user experiences into embedda...
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Engadget NVIDIA ray-tracing on 'Minecraft' looks surprisingly cool
Minecraft's blocky world might be the last place you'd think would need more realism. However, NVIDIA and Microsoft have announced that they've done exactly that, bringing RTX ray-traci...
07:00 am GMT
Spoon Graphics Showcase of Majestic Designs That Feature Illustrations of Eagles
The eagle is commonly used as a symbol within coats of arms, sigils and historic heraldry. Perhaps the most prominent modern usage is its depiction as the emblem of the United States of America, appea...
06:13 am GMT
Wal You Wix Free Website Builder 2019 Review for Business Owners
As we hurtle towards 2020, we probably might assume that every business has a website of its own. However, studies …The post Wix Free Website Builder 2019 Review for Business Owners appeared fir...
04:34 am
Slashdot Massive Ransomware Attack Hits 23 Local Texas Government Offices
Long-time Slashdot reader StonyCreekBare shared this press release from the Texas Department of Information Resources (Dir) press release as of August 17, 2019, at approximately 5:00 p.m. central time...
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Engadget MIT experts find a way to reduce video stream buffering on busy WiFi
Is there anything more annoying that trying to watch a video on a slow internet connection shared with a bunch of other users? Skips, endless buffering, and ugly pixelation can ruin the experience of ...
03:49 am -04
Engadget NASA selects proposals for smallsats built to study deep space
NASA is expanding plans to use small satellites (aka smallsats) to explore the Solar System. The agency has picked two proposals for smallsat technology that would improve observations in deep space,...
02:33 am -04
Engadget Twitter is displaying China-made ads attacking Hong Kong protesters
Twitter is finding itself at the heart of a heated political battle. Pinboard and other users have observed Twitter running ads from China's state-backed media outlet Xinhua attacking the Hong K...
02:23 am GMT
Techcrunch RedDoorz raises $70M to expand its budget hotel network in Southeast Asia
Singapore-based budget hotel booking startup RedDoorz is tiny in comparison to fast-growing giant Oyo. But it is holding its ground and winning the trust of an ever growing number of investors. On Mon...
02:22 am GMT
Abduzeedo A Look at the SingularityU Canada Summit Brand Identity
A Look at the SingularityU Canada Summit Brand Identity AoiroStudioAug 19, 2019 Puncture Design, a creative studio from Toronto, Canada has done work for the SingularityU...
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Abduzeedo Vibrant & Abstract Packaging for Laroch Chocolate
Vibrant & Abstract Packaging for Laroch Chocolate AoiroStudioAug 19, 2019 Martin Naumann and Andrius Martinaitis have shared a colorful and abstract-feely packaging for ...
01:34 am
Slashdot A New Idea For Fighting Rising Sea Levels: Iceberg-Making Submarines
To address the affects of global warming, a team of designers "propose building ice-making submarines that would ply polar waters and pop out icebergs to replace melting floes," reports NBC News:"Sea ...
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Engadget 'Rainbow Six: Siege' adds a 'Fortnite' style Battle Pass
Ubisoft can't resist the siren's call of introducing Fortnite-like Battle Passes in Rainbow Six: Siege. On top of unveiling the details of Year 4's third season (more on that in a bit),...
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BoingBoing Congrats to the winners of the 2019 Hugo! Kowal, Wells, Cho, Harrow, Chambers, AO3, Liu, Dozois, Wolfe, and more!
The 2019 World Science Fiction Convention is being held in Dublin, and tonight, the con presented the annual Hugo Awards, voted on by the attendees and supporters of this year's con.The winners includ...
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Engadget Three UK rolls out 5G home internet access in London
Yet another carrier is offering 5G in the UK -- although it's not on your phone. Three has launched 5G home broadband in parts of London, giving people "fibre-like speeds" (the carrier...