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  • newFlying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic

    Flying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic

    Blade, backed by Lerer Hippeau and Airbus, has begun chauffering the Bay Area's elite.
    - 34 mins ago, 23 Mar 19, 3:34pm -
  • newA family tracking app was leaking real-time location data

    A family tracking app was leaking real-time location data

    A popular family tracking app was leaking the real-time locations of more than 238,000 users for weeks after the developer left a server exposed without a password. The app, Family Locator, built by Australia-based software house React Apps, allows f…
    - 55 mins ago, 23 Mar 19, 3:13pm -
  • newA week of game streaming and earthquakes

    A week of game streaming and earthquakes

    From Extra Crunch We hope all of you enjoyed the conversation with Eric Peckham and Lucas Matney on GDC and game streaming. For those who couldn’t join, a transcript should be coming shortly. Our enterprise reporter Ron Miller has a dive into how S…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Mar 19, 2:01pm -
  • newPlanning for the uncertain future of work

    Planning for the uncertain future of work

    In a recently published, roughly 75-page report, British non-profit organization The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts (RSA) outlined several scenarios for how the UK labor market will be impacted by frontier technologies such as automation…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Mar 19, 1:35pm -
  • newCorporate biotech venture funding rises again

    Corporate biotech venture funding rises again

    Biotech venture funding has been on a tear for the past couple of years, and corporate investors in the space are doing their part to boost the totals.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Mar 19, 1:33pm -

Read Write Web

  • This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Dist…
    - 14 Dec 16, 10:00pm -
  • 3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    The Internet of Things is sweeping across the globe at breakneck speeds, and before we know it, our entire lives will be facilitated by connected technology. We’re already seeing the IoT make an incredible impact on how the industrial world operat…
    - 14 Dec 16, 9:15pm -
  • PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC, the research and development arm of Xerox, announced on Tuesday that it has secured part of $19 million in federal funding from the Energy Department to develop peel-and-stick sensors for homes, businesses, and other buildings. The peel-and-st…
    - 14 Dec 16, 8:30pm -
  • Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Studies of traffic congestion regularly point much blame at cars circling for parking. To tackle this perennial problem, Get My Parking is joining a smart city initiative to launch a smart parking pilot in India. As reported in Firstpost, the Delhi-…
    - 14 Dec 16, 7:27pm -
  • Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons for the dropped tech use vary from wearables breaki…
    - 14 Dec 16, 3:00pm -

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Meet the robots that help get your Amazon packages on time

- 3 days ago, 20 Mar 19, 10:14am -
The Tesla Model Y is a 300-mile-range Model 3 doppelgänger coming in fall 2020

- 8 days ago, 15 Mar 19, 2:32pm -
What is TechCrunch Disrupt?

- 9 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 9:17pm -
Hands-on with Microsoft's HoloLens 2

- 24 days ago, 27 Feb 19, 2:14pm -
Huawei’s folding Mate X: a closer look

- 25 days ago, 26 Feb 19, 5:33pm -
A closer look at the Samsung Galaxy Fold

- 26 days ago, 25 Feb 19, 3:59pm -

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PC World

  • newDash cam reviews 2019: Catch the maniacs and meteors of daily driving
    Dash cams are already essential in many countries because of scam artists who try to create accidents so they can sue you. They’ve also proven useful for catching cars flying into buildings, or the occasional meteor, as happened in Thailand and in…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Mar 19, 10:17pm -
  • newHow to play DVDs in Windows 10 for free
    You can play a DVD in Windows 10 for free with a little help. But that help’s probably best if it doesn’t come from Microsoft. I’ll tell you how Microsoft’s solution sort-of works for some people. Then I’ll tell you about the much better a…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Mar 19, 7:46pm -
  • newBest e-readers for digital-book lovers
    Folks used to think that e-readers would relegate traditional paper books to the scrapyard of the past and destroy the publishing industry as we knew it. But, in the time since the first Kindle e-reader was unveiled in 2007, the dire declarations of…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Mar 19, 7:00pm -
  • newThe best Kindle: Reviews and buying advice
    When someone says they want an e-reader, they most likely mean they want an Amazon Kindle. Knowing which Kindle to buy is the next question, and it depends on your budget and your reading preferences. With this guide and our in-depth reviews, we’ll…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Mar 19, 6:55pm -
  • newBest Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+ cases: Top picks in every style
    Aside from its great screen, ultra-fast processor, and awesome camera, the Samsung Galaxy S10 its also big, slippery, and fragile, and the last thing you want is a giant crack in it.  Here are our favorite cases for the S10 so far.Update 3/22/19:…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Mar 19, 5:01pm -

LifeHacker

  • The No-Frills Way to Watermark Memos and Track Leaks

    The No-Frills Way to Watermark Memos and Track Leaks

    Let’s say you need to send a private message to a group of people, but you’re afraid one of them will leak the message elsewhere, and you won’t know who. Fast Forward Labs has a rough-and-ready solution that will expose anyone who publicly copi…
    - 27 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • How to Store Fresh Figs So They Really Last

    How to Store Fresh Figs So They Really Last

    Fresh figs are luxury items: they’re so delicious, so expensive (in my neck of the woods, Peapod.com is selling them for $1.17 a piece) and so tragically short-lived. All too often, in my experience (Is it me? My refrigerator?) after I’ve decided…
    - 27 Jun 17, 9:00am -
  • The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were

    The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were

    The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were Afraid to Ask | Deadspin 10 Years After The Chris Benoit Killings, Pro Wrestling Still Can’t Fix Itself | Jezebel The Tabloids Are Having a Hard…
    - 26 Jun 17, 6:03pm -
  • Flickr and Tumblr Users With AT&T Emails Are About to Lose Access to Their Accounts

    Flickr and Tumblr Users With AT&T Emails Are About to Lose Access to Their Accounts

    Verizon-owned social media platform Tumblr, along with a laundry list of other Yahoo services, is potentially locking users out of their accounts due to an ending partnership between Yahoo and AT&T, according to Techcrunch. If you’re a Tumblr, Flic…
    - 26 Jun 17, 6:00pm -
  • Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Talks to Us About Secrets 

    Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Talks to Us About Secrets 

    We’re living in a time of secrets. Whether it’s the health-care bill, Russia’s secret connection with our recent election, or the lies we all tell, secrets plague us all. In this episode of The Upgrade, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, author of “Ev…
    - 26 Jun 17, 5:00pm -

Engadget

  • newCanada's film board to release a documentary about Twitch streamers

    Canada's film board to release a documentary about Twitch streamers

    An upcoming documentary might be able to answer some of the things you've been wanting to know about Twitch video game streamers, such as how they build their communities or earn money from the platform. The National Film Board of Canada and European…
    - 5 mins ago, 23 Mar 19, 4:03pm -
  • newNokia says its phones sent data to China by mistake

    Nokia says its phones sent data to China by mistake

    Nokia phone brand owner HMD Global is understandably nervous about Finland investigating claims that its handsets send sensitive data to China, and it's trying to clear its name. The company said in a statement that it "mistakenly included" the devi…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Mar 19, 2:32pm -
  • newApple's rumored game service wouldn't include 'freemium' titles

    Apple's rumored game service wouldn't include 'freemium' titles

    It's now a little clearer how Apple's rumored game subscription service might work -- including what you wouldn't get. Bloomberg sources claim the service will bundle paid games (most likely the more popular ones) for a flat monthly rate, and would…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Mar 19, 12:58pm -
  • newUpscaled: NVIDIA’s RTX ray tracing put to the test

    Upscaled: NVIDIA’s RTX ray tracing put to the test

    Welcome to the first episode of our new explainer series, Upscaled. We're going to be examining the components and gadgets that are helping move technology forward, and in this first episode, we're looking at graphics cards.Five months after Nvid…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Mar 19, 11:30am -
  • newThis week in tech history: Android Wear, Twitter and Friendster

    This week in tech history: Android Wear, Twitter and Friendster

    At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come -- that's what This Week in Tech History will do. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical tech news, a…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Mar 19, 10:00am -

BoingBoing

  • newMore than 100,000 Europeans march against #Article13

    More than 100,000 Europeans march against #Article13

    Today marksed the largest street protests ever in the history of internet freedom struggles, with more than 100,000 Europeans participating in mass demonstrations across the region -- more than 50 cities participated in Germany alone! From Netpoliti…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Mar 19, 1:12pm -
  • newTalking Radicalized on CBC's Day 6, with Tim Maughan, author of Infinite Detail

    Talking Radicalized on CBC's Day 6, with Tim Maughan, author of Infinite Detail

    This morning, CBC's flagship weekend programme Day Six aired its latest episode (MP3), a conversation between host Brent Bambury, me, and Tim Maughan, the author of an outstanding debut novel called Infinite Detail. (Image: Jason Vermes/CBC)It's…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Mar 19, 12:12pm -
  • newRobocopyright: Dan Bull's rap anthem for the defeat of #Article13

    Robocopyright: Dan Bull's rap anthem for the defeat of #Article13

    Just in time for a continent-wide day of street demonstrations against Article 13 and the new Copyright Directive, British rapper Dan Bull (previously) has released a furious, amazing new song about the regulation: Robocopyright. More than a 100 MEP…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Mar 19, 8:07am -
  • newThis super organized luggage has compartments for everything

    This super organized luggage has compartments for everything

    Are you super organized? You're going to love the Genius Pack G4 and its seemingly limitless, well-placed compartments. Not that organized? You're still going to love this piece of luggage because it's so well thought out that it practically does the…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Mar 19, 8:00am -
  • newProcedurally generated infinite CVS receipt

    Procedurally generated infinite CVS receipt

    Sure, CVS receipts are farcically long, but they're not infinitely long: they could be, though, as Garrett Armstrong's CVS Receipt generator demonstrates, using nothing more than HTML, CSS and Javascript (Armstrong: "I even made a crappy web-scraper…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Mar 19, 7:58am -

Tech Republic

Engadget YouTube

Is NVIDIA’s RTX in Metro Exodus worth it? | Upscaled

- 7 hours ago, 23 Mar 19, 9:00am -
Google Stadia: Lower your expectations

- 1 day ago, 22 Mar 19, 3:53pm -
Nintendo Labo VR Kit Hands-On

- 2 days ago, 21 Mar 19, 9:00pm -
PreShow offers free movie tickets for watching ads

- 2 days ago, 21 Mar 19, 3:07pm -
Apple's Streaming Service: What to Expect

- 2 days ago, 21 Mar 19, 9:00am -
2019 iPad Mini Hands On: A long-awaited update

- 2 days ago, 21 Mar 19, 7:00am -