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WhatsApp Delays Enforcement of Privacy Terms by 3 Months, Following Backlash  

WhatsApp said on Friday that it won't enforce the planned update to its data-sharing policy until May 15, weeks after news about the new terms created confusion among its users, exposed the Facebook-app to a potential lawsuit, triggered a nationwide investigation, and drove tens of millions of its loyal fans to explore alternative messaging apps. From a report: "We're now moving back the date on which people will be asked to review and accept the terms. No one will have their account suspended o

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2021-01-15 20:08:00



NSA Warns Against Using DoH Inside Enterprise Networks  

The US National Security Agency has published this week a guide on the benefits and risks of encrypted DNS protocols, such as DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH), which have become widely used over the past two years. From a report: The US cybersecurity agency warns that while technologies like DoH can encrypt and hide user DNS queries from network observers, they also have downsides when used inside corporate networks. "DoH is not a panacea," the NSA said in a security advisory [PDF] published today, claiming

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2021-01-15 19:25:00



Apple Plans Podcasting Subscription Service in Threat To Spotify  

Apple -- long considered the sleeping giant in the podcast space -- is waking up. The company, which runs the most widely used podcasting app in the industry, is discussing launching a new subscription service [Editor's note: the link may be paywalled; alternative source] that would charge people to listen to podcasts, The Information according to people familiar with the matter. From a report: Such a service could pose a threat to Spotify, SiriusXM, Amazon and other big companies that have in t

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2021-01-15 18:45:00



Intel Has To Be Better Than 'Lifestyle Company' Apple at Making CPUs, Says New CEO  

Intel's new CEO, Pat Gelsinger, doesn't start his new role until February, but he's already prepping the company to take on Apple's M1 chips. From a report: The Oregonian, a local newspaper in Oregon where Intel maintains a large presence, reports that the chip maker held an all-hands company meeting yesterday, and Gelsinger attended. "We have to deliver better products to the PC ecosystem than any possible thing that a lifestyle company in Cupertino" makes, Gelsinger reportedly told Intel emplo

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2021-01-15 18:05:00



Apple Plans Upgraded MacBook Pros With Return of Magnetic Charging  

Apple is planning upgraded MacBook Pro laptops this year with much faster processors, updated displays and the return of its magnetic charger, Bloomberg reported Friday, citing a person with knowledge of the plans. From the report: The new laptops are planned to come in two screen sizes, a 14-inch model codenamed J314 and a 16-inch version internally dubbed J316. Both will use next-generation versions of Apple's in-house Mac processors, upgraded with more cores and enhanced graphics, the person

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2021-01-15 17:25:00



Ford Halts Focus Car Plant for Full Month Due To Chip Shortage  

Ford Motor is halting production of its most popular car model in Europe for a full month because of the shortage of semiconductors disrupting the worldâ(TM)s biggest automakers. From a report: The automaker's Focus factory in Saarlouis, Germany, will idle from Jan. 18 through Feb. 19, according to a spokesman, who said lower consumer demand also is playing a factor. The plant is Ford's lone manufacturing facility for the Focus and employs about 5,000 workers. The facility is the latest to

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2021-01-15 16:45:00



Why Cancer Cells Waste So Much Energy  

MIT News: In the 1920s, German chemist Otto Warburg discovered that cancer cells don't metabolize sugar the same way that healthy cells usually do. Since then, scientists have tried to figure out why cancer cells use this alternative pathway, which is much less efficient. MIT biologists have now found a possible answer to this longstanding question. In a study appearing in Molecular Cell, they showed that this metabolic pathway, known as fermentation, helps cells to regenerate large quantities o

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2021-01-15 16:04:00



Apple Testing Vapor Chamber Thermal Tech For Next-Gen iPhone, Kuo Says  

Noted TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a report on Friday said recent industry surveys indicate Apple is "aggressively" testing vapor chamber thermal systems for use in iPhone, suggesting the technology will make its way to the flagship handset in the near future. From a report: Kuo believes Apple is highly likely to incorporate vapor chamber tech into an upcoming iPhone model, though it is not clear if the system will be ready in time for 2021. Generally speaking, vapor chamb

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2021-01-15 15:23:00



US Blacklists Xiaomi in Widening Assault on China Tech  

Xiaomi plunged a record 10% after the Trump administration blacklisted China's No. 2 smartphone maker and 10 other companies, broadening efforts to undercut the expansion of the country's technology sector. From a report, shared by dxxt: The U.S. has targeted scores of Chinese companies for the stated purpose of protecting national security, but going after Xiaomi was unexpected. The Beijing-based company has been viewed as China's answer to Apple, producing sleek smartphones that draw loyal fan

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2021-01-15 14:44:00



Amazon Will Let Companies Build Voice Assistants on Alexa  

Amazon.com is offering other companies the ability to use the building blocks of the Alexa digital assistant for their own automated versions, the latest effort to embed the company's voice software into other devices. From a report: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will be the first to use Alexa Custom Assistant, relying on Amazon-built speech recognition and other software to power the automaker's in-car tools, Amazon said Friday in a statement. The retail and technology giant also invited other c

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2021-01-15 14:04:00



How Twitter is handling the 2021 US presidential transition  

Twitter has set out its plans for US Inauguration Day 2021, next Wednesday, January 20, when president-elect Joe Biden will be sworn into office as the 46th US president and vice president-elect Kamala Harris will become VP. “This year, multiple challenging circumstances will require that most people experience this historic ceremony virtually,” the social media […]

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2021-01-15 13:03:17



Tech Coalition Working To Create Digital COVID-19 Vaccination Passport  

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Hill: A coalition of health and technology organizations are working to develop a digital COVID-19 vaccination passport to allow businesses, airlines and countries to check if people have received the vaccine. The Vaccination Credential Initiative, announced on Thursday, is formulating technology to confirm vaccinations in the likelihood that some governments will mandate people provide proof of their shots in order to enter the nation. The organizati

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2021-01-15 13:00:00



As home sales skyrocket and IPO looms, Diane Yu joins fintech Better.com as CTO  

The pandemic might have wiped out whole swaths of the economy, but one area that is pulsating with activity is home sales. Driven by remote work and changing commute patterns, home sales skyrocketed last year, with the National Association of Realtors predicting that the total volume when fully calculated will be the highest in 14 […]

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2021-01-15 12:41:44



EMA warns over doctored COVID-19 vaccine data hacked and leaked online  

The European Medical Agency (EMA) has warned that information on COVID-19-related medicines and vaccines, which was stolen in a cyber attack last December and leaked online earlier this week, includes correspondence that’s been manipulated prior to publication “in a way which could undermine trust in vaccines”. It’s not clear exactly how the information — which […]

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2021-01-15 12:28:44



No second stimulus check yet? If you don't get it soon, this is what you have to do - CNET  

If your stimulus payment doesn't arrive soon after Jan. 15 or seems smaller than expected, you can claim the amount as a Recovery Rebate Credit on your taxes this year. Here's how.

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2021-01-15 12:02:23



Apple said to be planning new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pros with MagSafe and Apple processors  

Apple has planned new upgraded MacBook Pros for launch “later this year” according to a new report from Bloomberg. These new models would come in both 14-inch and 16-inch sizes, with new and improved Apple Silicon processors like those that Apple debuted on the new MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro model late last year. […]

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2021-01-15 11:37:38



The 2021 Jaguar F-Type is more appealing than ever video - Roadshow  

The classically stylish looks combined with that glorious V8 soundtrack make the latest F-Type a compelling sports car.

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2021-01-15 11:31:01



Huawei ban timeline: Follow the saga of the Chinese telecommunications giant - CNET  

Here's a breakdown of the controversial Chinese telecom giant's saga so far.

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2021-01-15 11:14:37



Amazon Alexa Custom Assistant headed to FCA cars first - Roadshow  

The Alexa Custom Assistant will coexist with FCA's own voice assistant, and the new technology will let other carmakers do specific things with the tech.

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2021-01-15 10:45:28



The hottest products we saw at CES 2021 - CNET  

Robots, rollable phones and massive OLED TVs were among the best of CES this year.

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2021-01-15 10:45:17



Sea shanties have taken over TikTok. Here's why - CNET  

From Wellerman to Drunken Sailor, sea shanties are attracting the attention of landlubber TikTokers. "It went wild. I don't really know what happened," says the guy at the center of it all.

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2021-01-15 10:28:52



Gemini Is Launching a Credit Card With Bitcoin Rewards  

Later this year, cryptocurrency exchange company Gemini is planning to launch a credit card that earns bitcoin rewards based on your purchases. It's based on the work done by Blockrize, a fintech startup which Gemini has acquired for an undisclosed sum. TechCrunch reports: The credit card will work like any other credit card and will be available in the U.S. Customers will earn up to 3% in bitcoin rewards (again, up to 3%). You'll be able to earn other crypto assets as well. Those rewards will b

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2021-01-15 10:00:00



Rapid growth in 2020 reveals OKR software market's untapped potential  

Today, let's peek at new and historical growth numbers from Gthmhub, Perdoo, WorkBoard, Ally.io, Koan and WeekDone.

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2021-01-15 09:57:53



New Nissan Z's likely final design shows up in patent application filing - Roadshow  

If you loved the Z Proto, you'll love the production car.

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2021-01-15 09:43:30



Facebook uses AI to predict if COVID-19 patients will need more care - CNET  

Using X-ray images, the three AI models Facebook developed could help hospitals decide how to allot its resources as COVID-19 cases rise.

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2021-01-15 09:24:48



A security researcher commandeered a country's expired top-level domain to save it from hackers  

In mid-October, a little-known but critically important domain name for one country’s internet space began to expire. The domain — scpt-network.com — was one of two nameservers for the .cd country code top-level domain, assigned to the Democratic Republic of Congo. If it fell into the wrong hands, an attacker could redirect millions of unknowing […]

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2021-01-15 08:41:36



Samsung's Galaxy Buds Pro are a solid AirPods alternative  

I suspect it will be a while before I get excited over wireless earbuds. It's not for a lack of trying on the part of manufacturers. In fact, quite the contrary. The category actually matured quite quickly, compared to various other verticals in the consumer electronics space. The truth is, most major hardware makers have […]

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2021-01-15 08:23:15



Apple to bring back MagSafe charging in MacBook Pro upgrade, report says - CNET  

The new MacBook Pro laptops will reportedly launch later this year.

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2021-01-15 08:21:50



Everlywell raises $75M from HealthQuest Capital following its recent $175M Series D round  

At-home health testing kit startup Everlywell has raised $75 million, following the close of the $175 million Series D it announced in December. The new funding comes from HealthQuest Capital, and sees the fund’s founder and managing partner Dr. Garheng Kong join the company’s board of directors. The new funding is a secondary sale, with proceeds […]

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2021-01-15 08:16:35



9 ways a third stimulus check could bring you more money - CNET  

President-elect Joe Biden has come out in favor of a third stimulus check, but nothing is final until it's final. Here are all the ways the next check could bring you more money.

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2021-01-15 07:10:17



From touchless to high-tech, the smart home at CES 2021 reflected the times - CNET  

Commentary: The past year certainly affected what we saw at CES, from absent brands to new touchless tech.

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2021-01-15 07:09:07



'Magic Mushrooms' Grow In Man's Blood After Injection With Shroom Tea  

John Trumpian shares a report from Live Science: A man brewed a tea from "magic mushrooms" and injected the concoction into his veins; several days later, he ended up at the emergency department with the fungus growing in his blood. The man spent 22 days in the hospital, with eight of those days in the intensive care unit (ICU), where he received treatment for multisystem organ failure. Now released, he is still being treated with a long-term regimen of antibiotic and antifungal drugs, according

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2021-01-15 07:00:00



Bumble files to go public  

The dating and networking service Bumble has filed to go public. The company, launched by a former co-founder of the IAC-owned Tinder, plans to list its share on the Nasdaq stock exchange, using the ticker symbol “BMBL.” Bumble’s planned IPO was first reported in December. Whitney Wolfe Herd doesn't care what she's supposed to do Bumble […]

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2021-01-15 06:03:50



Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro review: Mostly impressive but fit isn't perfect - CNET  

Samsung's new noise-canceling earbuds feature excellent sound and call quality, but their fit could impact noise-canceling performance.

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2021-01-15 05:45:35



It's true, you don't have to be a US citizen living in America to get a stimulus check - CNET  

If you're a non-US citizen who lives and works in America, a US citizen living abroad or a resident of a US territory, you may be eligible for a first or second stimulus payment. Here are all the rules and what changed after the first round of checks.

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2021-01-15 05:06:19



Don't buy a Galaxy S20 phone right now. Here's why you should wait - CNET  

The Galaxy S21 is here, and is less expensive than the S20 was originally.

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2021-01-15 04:57:33



Is your stimulus check in the mail? 2 ways to track it to your mailbox with the USPS - CNET  

Use this USPS tool and follow your stimulus check right to your mailbox, so you don't accidentally throw it away.

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2021-01-15 04:52:28



The 19 best TV shows to binge on Amazon Prime Video - CNET  

Searching for a great show to watch tonight? Let's round up Amazon's best gems.

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2021-01-15 04:50:41



Want a job in tech? Flockjay pitches its sales training service as an on-ramp to tech careers  

“Most people don’t even know that a job in tech sales is even a possibility,” says Shaan Hathiramani, the founder and chief executive of Flockjay, a company offering a tech sales training curriculum to the masses. Hathiramani sees his startup as an on-ramp to the tech industry for legions of workers who have the skillsets […]

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2021-01-15 04:37:11



The 20 best movies to stream on Amazon Prime Video - CNET  

Don't know what to watch on Amazon tonight? Let's round up some of its best gems.

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2021-01-15 04:34:54



Biden unveils $400B plan to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations - CNET  

President-elect calls the federal effort so far a "dismal failure."

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2021-01-15 04:34:05



OneWeb has now raised $1.4B, with $400M from SoftBank and Hughes, to help fund its first satellite fleet  

After a troubled year that saw broadband satellite operator OneWeb file for bankruptcy, get rescue finance from the U.K. government and Bharti, and then emerge out of that with a launch of part of its fleet last month, the London-based company today announced that it’s closed $1.4 billion in funding — money that it says […]

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2021-01-15 04:33:57



Elon Musk wants you to use Signal instead of Facebook. Here's how the app works - CNET  

The Signal app uses encryption to keep your messages private. We've got all the details on how it works here.

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2021-01-15 04:33:50



The 35 best movies to stream on Netflix - CNET  

Not sure what to watch tonight? Here are some of the best movies Netflix has to offer.

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2021-01-15 04:25:36



Trump Administration adds Xiaomi to military blacklist  

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is the latest to be added to the Trump Administration’s military blacklist. On Thursday, the Department of Defense added nine more companies to its list of alleged Chinese military companies, including Xiaomi. Xiaomi was the world’s third-largest smartphone maker as of Q3 last year, coming ahead of Apple and trailing behind […]

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2021-01-15 04:20:22



$300 bonus unemployment checks fine print: How long they last, what comes next - CNET  

Is your state sending out additional federal unemployment checks? Do you qualify and how many checks will you get? Here's everything you need to know.

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2021-01-15 04:17:29



Uber planning to spin out Postmates' delivery robot arm  

Another Uber spinout is in the works. Postmates X, the robotics division of the on-demand delivery startup that Uber acquired last year for $2.65 billion, is seeking investors in its bid to become a separate company, according to several people familiar with the plans. The startup is being referred to as Serve Robotics, a nod […]

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2021-01-15 04:17:29



LG OLED TV Evo at CES: Brighter OLED is coming, but how much will it cost? - CNET  

The 2021 LG OLED lineup also includes an 83-inch size, an updated C1 series with better processing and a less-expensive A1 model.

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2021-01-15 04:07:35



The iPhone 13 rumor mill has already started. Here's what we're hearing - CNET  

Only a few months after Apple unveiled its latest flagship phone, people are already speculating about the iPhone 13.

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2021-01-15 03:57:06



35 of the best movies to stream on Disney Plus - CNET  

Searching for entertainment other than Marvel and Star Wars? Let's round up the best gems on Disney Plus.

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2021-01-15 03:40:36



FBI posts fresh photos of Capitol Hill suspects - CNET  

The bureau is highlighting more suspects as it seeks the public's help in identifying people involved in the Washington DC incident.

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2021-01-15 03:33:05



2020 Was Second-Hottest Year On Record, NOAA Says  

An anonymous reader quotes a report from NBC News: Data released Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, showed that 2020 now ranks as the second-hottest year, with average temperatures hitting 58.77 degrees Fahrenheit -- a mere 0.04 degrees cooler than 2016, which holds the record. The Northern Hemisphere experienced its hottest year on record, surpassing the 20th century average by 2.3 degrees, according to NOAA. Oceans were also "exceptionally warm" last year

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2021-01-15 03:30:00



Apple's Tim Cook says Parler must tighten up moderation to get back on App Store - CNET  

He distinguished between free speech and incitement to violence in a Fox News Sunday interview.

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2021-01-15 03:28:41



Joe Biden launches new Twitter account -- meet @PresElectBiden - CNET  

New account emerges after it was revealed Biden might not retain all the followers on the official @POTUS account.

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2021-01-15 03:20:25



All the Samsung Galaxy S21 specs, confirmed: 120Hz display, battery, price and more - CNET  

These are the major specs for Samsung's next flagship phones, the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra.

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2021-01-15 03:05:22



GM's flying Cadillac concept has me puzzled video - CNET  

There are now too many of these to be ignored, I called an expert to find out why.

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2021-01-15 03:04:26



NFL Playoffs Divisional Round: How to watch Rams vs. Packers on Fox on Saturday without cable - CNET  

The Los Angeles Rams head to Green Bay to take on the Packers.

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2021-01-15 02:56:13



Crossbeam raises $25M to back startups built on 'platform economies'  

While many venture capitalists might hope to fund the next Amazon or Shopify, Crossbeam is a new firm focused on backing the startups built on top of these platforms. And it recently closed its $25 million first fund. We’ve written about well-funded startups like SellerX, Perch and Heroes that acquire and grow Amazon businesses, and […]

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2021-01-15 02:41:11



The best video doorbell cameras to buy in 2021 - CNET  

In search of a smart doorbell? Start here.

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2021-01-15 02:26:39



Trump designates Xiaomi as 'Communist Chinese military' company - CNET  

After Huawei, ZTE, TikTok and WeChat, the Trump administration targets Xiaomi, one of the biggest phone makers in the world.

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2021-01-15 02:20:49



Samsung SmartTags find lost pets, keys, more: Price, 2 models, sale date, how they work - CNET  

The SmartTag and SmartTag Plus are brand-new products introduced Thursday alongside three new Galaxy S21 phones. Here's what you should know.

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2021-01-15 02:18:58



Facial Recognition Reveals Political Party In Troubling New Research  

Researchers have created a machine learning system that they claim can determine a person's political party, with reasonable accuracy, based only on their face. TechCrunch reports: The study, which appeared this week in the Nature journal Scientific Reports, was conducted by Stanford University's Michal Kosinski. Kosinski made headlines in 2017 with work that found that a person's sexual preference could be predicted from facial data. [...] The algorithm itself is not some hyper-advanced technol

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2021-01-15 02:02:00



Galaxy Buds Pro review: Worth the upgrade? video - CNET  

Samsung's new $200 noise-canceling earbuds feature excellent sound and call quality, but their fit could affect their noise-canceling performance. CNET's David Carnoy discusses whether they're right for you. Plus, how they stack up against the Galaxy Buds Plus and competing noise-canceling true-wireless earbuds.

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2021-01-15 01:46:44



Corporate credit card platform Moss raises $25.5 million  

German startup Moss has raised a $25.5 million (€21 million) funding round led by Valar Ventures. Existing investors Cherry Ventures and Global Founders Capital are also participating. Moss provides credit cards and a spending platform to small and medium businesses in Germany. The company has developed its own risk engine to come up with a […]

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2021-01-15 01:45:38



Amazon's newest product lets companies build their own Alexa assistant for cars, apps and video games  

Amazon is selling access to the underlying technology stack of Alexa to let companies — starting with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles — build their own intelligent assistants with unique voices, skills and wake words. The new Alexa Custom Assistant product, which was announced Friday, can coexist and cooperate with the Alexa assistant. Theoretically, this means an […]

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2021-01-15 01:38:07



Video game spending increased 27% in 2020  

If you've been following the gaming space — or just the state of the world, generally — over the past 12 months, this shouldn't come as a major surprise. Spending saw big increases pretty much across the board in 2020 as a homebound populace sought comfort and distraction in gaming. This comes in stark contrast […]

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2021-01-15 01:29:16



MIT Professor Charged With Hiding Work For China  

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor was charged Thursday with hiding work he did for the Chinese government while he was also collecting U.S. dollars for his nanotechnology research. The Associate Press reports: Gang Chen, 56, was arrested by federal agents at his home in Cambridge on charges including wire fraud, officials said. While working for MIT, Chen entered into undisclosed contracts and held appointments with Chinese entities, including acting as an "overseas expert" for t

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2021-01-15 01:25:00



New $400 weekly unemployment bonus? Everything we know about Biden's plan so far - CNET  

President-elect Joe Biden reveals his American Rescue Plan with more money for unemployed workers.

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2021-01-15 01:16:01



Galaxy S21's camera features are good, but are they enough? - CNET  

The S21 Ultra has a camera with 108-megapixel resolution, 100x zoom and 8K video, but so did last year's S20 Ultra.

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2021-01-15 01:14:06



Survival Z, Lumen and Populus Run: All the games we can't wait to play on Apple Arcade - CNET  

We're counting down the days until these Apple Arcade games are available to play.

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2021-01-15 01:13:53



Toyota GR010 Hybrid Le Mans Hypercar bows, street version to follow - Roadshow  

This two-motor hybrid endurance racer will look to hold on to Toyota's endurance racing crown.

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2021-01-15 01:11:46



Friday is the IRS cutoff for $600 stimulus checks. The story with your payment group, what next - CNET  

Friday's deadline will stop stimulus check delivery in its tracks. In fact, some people may have to wait weeks or months for their money. Here's what we know.

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2021-01-15 01:11:18



WandaVision release date: When does the Marvel show start on Disney Plus? - CNET  

WandaVision has kicked off on Disney Plus, here's the full release schedule for the coming weeks.

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2021-01-15 01:09:39



33 of the best TV shows to binge on Hulu - CNET  

Looking for a great show to watch tonight? Here are some of the best Hulu has to offer.

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2021-01-15 01:03:56



Windows 10 Bug Corrupts Your Hard Drive On Seeing This File's Icon  

An unpatched zero-day in Microsoft Windows 10 allows attackers to corrupt an NTFS-formatted hard drive with a one-line command. Bleeping Computer reports: In August 2020, October 2020, and finally this week, infosec researcher Jonas L drew attention to an NTFS vulnerability impacting Windows 10 that has not been fixed. When exploited, this vulnerability can be triggered by a single-line command to instantly corrupt an NTFS-formatted hard drive, with Windows prompting the user to restart their co

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2021-01-15 00:45:00



Andrew Yang Kicks Off NYC Mayoral Run With Basic Income Promise  

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Aljazeera: Tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang, a former presidential contender, officially declared his run for New York City mayor. In a campaign video released late Wednesday on Twitter, Yang put forth an agenda that included a guaranteed minimum income, bringing universal high-speed Internet, starting a "people's bank" and reopening New York City "intelligently" from the pandemic. "I moved to New York City 25 years ago," he said in the video. "I came of age

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2021-01-15 00:02:00



Medical Study Suggests iPhone 12 With MagSafe Can Deactivate Pacemakers  

AmiMoJo shares a report from 9to5Mac: When Apple revived MagSafe with the iPhone 12 lineup, one question brought up was how these latest devices with more magnets would interact with medical devices like pacemakers. Apple's official word was that iPhone 12/MagSafe wouldn't interfere more than previous iPhones. Now one of the first medical studies has been published by the Heart Rhythm Journal that saw a Medtronic pacemaker deactivated by holding an iPhone 12 near it (via MacMagazine. It doesn't

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2021-01-14 23:20:00



Google Closes the Fitbit Acquisition, Pledges To Not Use Data For Ads  

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Today Google's senior VP of Hardware, Rick Osterloh, announced Google has closed its acquisition of Fitbit. The $2.1 billion deal was announced back in November 2019, which kicked off a regulatory review process from governments around the world concerned about Google's influence over the Internet and the data it can collect on users. Normally, Osterloh announcing "Google has completed its acquisition of Fitbit, and I want to personally welc

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2021-01-14 22:40:00



Jack Dorsey Defends Twitter's Trump Ban, Then Enthuses About Bitcoin  

After Twitter banned President Trump's account last week, the site and its executives, including Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, were largely silent in justifying their decision. That changed last night when Dorsey, in a series of tweets, explained that he felt banning Trump's account was the right move for the social network. The Verge reports: "Offline harm as a result of online speech is demonstrably real, and what drives our policy and enforcement above all," he wrote. Dorsey blamed Twitter's failu

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2021-01-14 22:02:00



The Richer You are, The More Likely You'll Social Distance, Study Finds  

The higher a person's income, the more likely they were to protect themselves at the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States, Johns Hopkins University economists find. From a report: When it comes to adopting behaviors including social distancing and mask wearing, the team detected a striking link to their financial well-being. People who made around $230,000 a year were as much as 54% more likely to increase these types of self-protective behaviors compared to people making a

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2021-01-14 21:24:00



Swimm raises $5.7M to help teams document their code  

Most developers don’t enjoy writing documentation for their code and that makes life quite a bit harder when a new team member tries to get started on working on a company’s codebase. And even when there are documentation or in-line comments in the source code, that’s often not updated, and, over time, that information becomes […]

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2021-01-14 21:07:38



Is Letterboxd Becoming a Blockbuster?  

Early last decade, Matthew Buchanan and Karl von Randow, web designers based in Auckland, New Zealand, were seeking a passion project. Their business, a boutique web design studio called Cactuslab, developed apps and websites for various clients, but they wanted a project of their own that their team could plug away at when there wasn't much else to do. From a report: Buchanan had an idea for a social media site about movies. At the time, he reflected, he used Flickr to share photos and Last.fm

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2021-01-14 20:45:00



Amazon Makes It Too Hard To Cancel Prime, Groups Tell Regulators  

A coalition of public interest advocates is asking U.S. regulators to investigate whether Amazon.com violates consumer protection laws with its process for canceling Prime subscriptions. From a report: In a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday, a group led by Public Citizen said the steps required to cancel Prime "are designed to unfairly and deceptively undermine the will of the consumer," and may violate both FTC rules as well as other consumer protection laws. The letter draws o

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2021-01-14 20:08:00



Confirmed: Biden's $1,400 stimulus check proposal has new qualifications. What we know - CNET  

That new stimulus check for 2021 won't actually give you a fresh $2,000, even if the bill passes.

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2021-01-14 20:01:02



WandaVision review: A delightful superhero soap unlike anything in MCU - CNET  

Disney Plus spoiler-free review: Marvel goes off on a bizarre but confidently delivered tangent, bringing back familiar characters in a fresh and imaginative way.

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2021-01-14 19:51:27



Daily Crunch: Samsung unveils Galaxy S21 line  

Samsung lowers prices with its latest Galaxy S phones, Google completes its Fitbit acquisition and Beyond Meat is coming to Taco Bell. This is your Daily Crunch for January 14, 2021. The big story: Samsung unveils Galaxy S21 line Samsung’s new line of phones includes the S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra, priced at $799, $999 […]

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2021-01-14 19:40:41



iSpot expands its ad measurement platform by acquiring Ace Metrix  

ISpot.tv announced today that it has acquired Ace Metrix, a deal that brings two TV and video ad measurement companies together. ISpot founder and CEO Sean Muller said that the companies have complementary solutions. After all, he said, “In simple terms, there are only two reasons why brands buy advertising — one is to deliver business […]

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2021-01-14 19:32:03



The Fractured Tech Lobby's Uphill Battles  

Silicon Valley's leading lobby, the Internet Association, is struggling to manage the competing interests of the companies it represents just as the industry faces a tide of bipartisan anger. From a report: Tech will fight policy battles around antitrust, content moderation and privacy without a unified industry voice. Major tech firms have drawn attention in recent days for pressing pause on political donations in the wake of last week's deadly attack on the Capitol. But lobbying, the other maj

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2021-01-14 19:29:00



12 'flexible VCs' who operate where equity meets revenue share  

A dozen active investors who offer funding via revenue-based, compensation-based and blended-return streams.

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2021-01-14 19:12:24



NASA Curiosity rover marks 3,000 days on Mars with extreme panorama - CNET  

What's the right gift for a 3,000-Martian-day anniversary? Rocks?

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2021-01-14 19:04:31



Blue Origin Successfully Launches and Lands Key Crew Capsule Test in First Mission of 2021  

Blue Origin launched its first mission of 2021, flying its New Shepard rocket in West Texas to a medium height of just over 350,000 feet. From a report: This is the first flight for this particular booster, and for the capsule it carried, which was equipped with a range of new passenger safety, control and comfort systems that Blue Origin was testing during flight for the first time. Also on board was a life-sized test dummy called 'Mannequin Skywalker' that recorded information during the fligh

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2021-01-14 18:45:00



How Galaxy S21's upgraded widgets beat iPhone 12's: Samsung One UI 3 vs. iOS 14 - CNET  

Android phones have had widgets for years, but Samsung's One UI 3 revamped the feature to make them more useful on phones like the new Galaxy S21.

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2021-01-14 18:19:59



Samsung Inadvertently Used iPhone To Tweet Galaxy S21 and S21+ Promo  

Samsung committed a tech faux earlier this week when it issued a promotional tweet from an iPhone, the flagship handset made by a smartphone market arch rival. "With #SamsungUnpacked drawing closer, we're working hard to bring you some exciting news. Which field of innovation and advancement are you hoping to see us reveal?" Samsung asks in the tweet. Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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2021-01-14 18:05:00



Watch every Marvel movie and TV show in the perfect order if WandaVision has inspired you - CNET  

With the first Disney Plus show arriving, you may need a quick refresher on the MCU. Here's a at what's new and coming soon, plus how to watch everything if you dare.

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2021-01-14 17:52:53



Cherry movie trailer shows Tom Holland as a bank-robbing veteran - CNET  

The Spider-Man star plays a former soldier with a drug habit in the new movie from the Russo brothers.

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2021-01-14 17:50:40



Renault's Alpine performance brand is going all-electric, will co-develop new sports car with Lotus - Roadshow  

Alpine will also launch an EV hot hatch and compact crossover by 2025.

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2021-01-14 17:27:44



Windows 10X for Single Screens Leaks  

Just ahead of its launch for commercial PC-like devices, an install image of Windows 10X for single screens has leaked, giving us an early peek at Microsoft's new OS. And yes, it's just like Chrome OS. From a report: Let's just get that out of the way. Microsoft has been working for years on a Chromebook competitor, but it has been largely unsuccessful. Windows 10 S, which was originally called Windows 10 Cloud, was Terry Myerson's approach, and that, of course, crashed and burned, in part becau

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2021-01-14 17:25:00



Medium acquires social book reading app Glose  

Medium is acquiring Paris-based startup Glose for an undisclosed amount. Glose has been building iOS, Android and web apps that let you buy, download and read books on your devices. The company has turned reading into a multiplayer experience, as you can build a bookshelf, share notes with your followers and start conversations in the […]

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2021-01-14 16:53:16



Amazon's Ring Neighbors App Exposed Users' Precise Locations and Home Addresses  

A security flaw in Ring's Neighbors app was exposing the precise locations and home addresses of users who had posted to the app. From a report: Ring, the video doorbell and home security startup acquired by Amazon for $1 billion, launched Neighbors in 2018 as a breakaway feature in its own standalone app. Neighbors is one of several neighborhood watch apps, like Nextdoor and Citizen, that lets users anonymously alert nearby residents to crime and public-safety issues. While users' posts are pub

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2021-01-14 16:48:00



Google Reveals Sophisticated Windows and Android Hacking Operation  

Google published a six-part report this week detailing a sophisticated hacking operation that the company detected in early 2020 and which targeted owners of both Android and Windows devices. From a report: The attacks were carried out via two exploit servers delivering different exploit chains via watering hole attacks, Google said. "One server targeted Windows users, the other targeted Android," Project Zero, one of Google's security teams, said in the first of six blog posts. Google said that

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2021-01-14 16:10:00






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