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Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO’s January Community Day Features Machop and Payback | Pokemon.com

Catch loads of Machop, evolve Machoke into a Machamp that knows a special move, and enjoy other superpowered bonuses.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Parler Judge Balks at Quick Action to Restore Site on Amazon - Bloomberg

Parler is likely to remain offline, at least in the near-term, after a judge indicated she’s likely to take a slower, considered approach whether to force Amazon.com Inc. to restore its web-hosting service for the conservative social media platform.Amazon

News | News

Trump's Snapchat account to be permanently banned | TheHill

Snapchat plans to permanently ban President Trump’s account from the social media platform once President-elect Joe Biden takes office later this month, a Snapchat spokesperson confirmed to The Hill. 

Politics | Politics

Parler CEO says social media app, favored by Trump supporters, may not return

Matze said that Parler was talking to more than one cloud computing service but refused to disclose names, citing the likelihood of harassment for the companies involved.

News | News

FTC and State AGs v. Facebook: Monopolization Law Faces Biggest Challenge in Decades

The FTC and attorneys general of 48 states recently filed antitrust lawsuits against Facebook for allegedly monopolizing the “personal social network services” market. Jonathan Rubin and Jennifer M. Oliver, partners at MoginRubin LLP, say the agencies wil

Science & Technology | Tech

Yes, You Can Still Use WhatsApp—But Change These 3 Critical Settings First

While you don't need to quit WhatsApp—you do need to make these changes now...

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

The 10 Coolest Tech and Gadget Reveals of CES 2021 (So Far)

Big brands are already rolling out innovations both useful and out-there at the virtual CES 2021, from smart TVs to gaming accessories.

News | News

Parler sues Amazon for suspending app from cloud service, claims antitrust violation and breach of contract

Alternative social media platform Parler filed a lawsuit against Amazon on Monday following Amazon Web Services' decision to suspend Parler from its cloud hosting service following last week's deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Politics | Politics

Payment processor Stripe bans Trump campaign - Axios

It's an escalation of Big Tech's reaction to last week's D.C. insurrection, and the first to directly target money flows.

Politics | Politics

Amazon delivers a killing blow to the pro-Trump social network, Parler

Amazon informed Parler that the pro-Trump social network which was one staging ground for the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, will be suspended from AWS.

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Apple, Google and Amazon Team Up to Shut Down Parler Proving the 'Build Your Own Platform' People Were the Clowns We've Always Known They Were

It is time to destroy Big Tech

Business & Finance | Business

This tech startup helps companies build custom software without any code

Unqork is a three-year-old software platform that's helping clients like Liberty Mutual, New York City and Goldman Sachs build custom software without writing a single line of code. Gary Hoberman, founder and CEO of Unqork, and Laela Sturdy, CapitalG gene

Science & Technology | Tech

'TV Remote' turns your iPhone into a universal control for TVs

TV Remote app lets you use your iPhone or iPad as a remote control for Smart TVs from LG, Samsung, Hitachi, Toshiba, Sharp, and more.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon Might Be Working on an Alexa-Enabled Sleep Apnea Gadget

Amazon might be working on an Alexa-enabled device that could potentially track sleep and detect sleep apnea, according to a Business Insider report.

Business & Finance | Business

These Are the Cities Techies Are Really Moving to, According to New LinkedIn Data

Techies (including Elon Musk) are all fleeing to Austin and Miami, right? The real story is more complicated.

Science & Technology | Technology

How to change your video background in Microsoft Teams - The Verge

Microsoft’s Teams business app now allows you to hide your messy home office by adding a variety of backgrounds.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple’s entire iPhone 13 lineup might get a massive camera upgrade

The iPhone 13 leaks are already piling up even though the new year has barely begun, with the latest report suggesting that Apple is giving the camera a big upgrade across the entire iPhone 13 lineup.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Leading computer scientists debate the next steps for AI in 2021

What do we need to push AI to the next level? A panel of experts hosted by Montreal AI discussed possible answers.

Science & Technology | Technology

10 smart tech tricks you’ll wish you knew sooner

Your iPhone can actually learn new tricks and find out how apps spy on you and more with 10 smart tech tips from Kim Komando.

Entertainment | Streaming

Streaming services face their real test in 2021

“Next year, all of those services are leveling up to a different world, where people are going to need to start paying for it."

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Windows 7: A year after the end-of-support deadline, millions choose not to upgrade

Microsoft officially ended support for its one-time flagship operating system, Windows 7, at the start of 2020. As the year draws to a close, I ran the numbers to see how many PCs are still running this unsupported OS. Spoiler: It's a big number,

Gaming | Pokemon Go

The Lore of Mew | Pokémon GO Hub

Mew is the original Mythical Pokémon, introduced in Generation I, the Kanto region. It is known as the ‘New Species Pokémon’ and is a pure type. It is number 151 in the Pokédex, making it the last Pokémon in the original Pokédex. Mew is incredibl

Science & Technology | Tech

26 great apps for your new 2020 Windows PC

If you’re switching to Windows for the first time or you just want to step up your Microsoft Store game, these are some of the best apps to consider.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple car will launch later than we thought, report claims

A new report Apple might not launch its rumored electric, self-driving car before 2025-2027, and possibly even later than that.

Gaming | Gaming

Best cheap gaming laptops under $1,000 for 2021 - CNET

Better entry-level graphics chips mean terrific performance for less money.

Science & Technology | Tech

10 smart tech tricks you’ll wish you knew sooner

Developers put all kinds of secrets, shortcuts, and hidden tricks into the gadgets you use every day. Here’s one I bet you didn’t know before now.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Here’s a Simple Way to Mark the 100 Texts You Haven’t Yet Read as ‘Read’ on Your iPhone

Unsubscribing from text alerts and leaving group messages might be a good long-term solution to your unread text problem—but here’s a quicker fix.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple Just Gave Millions Of Users A Reason To Keep Their iPhones

Apple has revealed it is working to fix perhaps the biggest omission from iPhones and iPads...

Science & Technology | Tech

There Are Thousands More SolarWinds Hacks Waiting to Happen

The recent SolarWinds hack represents several massive failures of leadership, policy, and cybersecurity procedure and is a warning that the worst may be yet to come.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Google’s Antitrust Cases: A Guide for the Perplexed | WIRED

The company is facing multiple lawsuits from the Department of Justice and three dozen states. Here’s what you need to know.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Facebook Attacks Apple Software Changes in Newspaper Ads

Facebook Inc. lashed out at Apple Inc. in a series of full-page newspaper ads, claiming the iPhone maker’s coming mobile software changes around data gathering and targeted advertising are bad for small businesses.

Science & Technology | Technology

Back Tap: Automate Your Life with this Handy iOS 14 Feature

Exploring the features of a new OS release is like visiting a part of the world you’ve never seen before. One feature I recently discovered in iOS 14

Politics | Politics

Oracle says it will move HQ from Silicon Valley to Texas

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Tech giant Oracle Corp. said Friday it will move its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Austin, Texas, and let many employees choose their office locations and decide...

Science & Technology | Technology

SpaceX flies its Starship rocket to 40,000 feet, just misses the landing in explosive finale | TechCrunch

SpaceX is one step closer to replacing its Falcon line of active duty spacecraft: Its Starship prototype “SN8” achieved a major milestone in the ongoing spacecraft’s development program, flying to a height of around 40,000 feet at SpaceX’s development fac

Science & Technology | Technology

How to Customize a Start Page in macOS Big Sur’s Safari

You can customize the new start page in macOS Big Sur’s Safari to make it your own by setting a background image and selecting which sections are displayed.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter users complain of timelines being overrun with ‘Promoted Tweets’ | TechCrunch

Twitter’s timeline is currently overrun with ads for some users, in what appears to be a glitch involving the distribution of Promoted Tweets. Typically, a Promoted Tweet — which is just a regular tweet an advertiser has paid to promote more broadly — wil

Politics | Politics

Wi-Fi slow? Best ways to fix Wi-Fi problems

There are plenty of reasons your Wi-Fi keeps slowing down: signal congestion, router location, firmware issues, hardware limitations, or even the physical size of your home. Then again, it could just be your neighbors.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

What Shiny Pokémon Are Still Missing From the Kanto Region? | Pokémon GO Hub

With the announcement of the Lake Legends Event we have finally have shiny Goldeen being released into Pokémon GO, one of the last few remaining Kanto region Pokémon that haven’t had their shiny forms released yet. So what other Kanto Pokémon are we

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple might have one final hardware surprise in store for 2020 – BGR

Apple might be preparing to announce a new product on Tuesday, December 8th. A leaked memo reveals that Apple is telling technicians to prepare for AppleCare-related changes next Tuesday at 5:30 a.m. PT. Apple last this request right before the iPhone 12

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Rare Candy Tier List - Best Pokémon to use your Rare Candy on | Pokémon GO Hub

How many times have you looked at your rare candy count and thought: “Alright, I know I have to use them on something, but which Pokémon should be getting them?”. I’ve had this problem for a while and that’s why I decided to write this article. W

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokemon GO XP-rebalancing is now live worldwide - Here's what changed | PokéWreck

Trainers, As a part of the Pokemon GO Beyond, Niantic has introduced a new XP Rebalancing System worldwide and made a lot more easier to get XP to level up. Here are the changes in the XP observed in the... Continue Reading →

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

14 essential Siri time-savers you may have overlooked

Your iPhone’s virtual assistant can help you find a gas station, split a check, convert measurements, and more—all with a minimum number of taps.

Politics | Politics

How to enable automatic spam call blocking on iPhone

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Spam calls are a menace in any country. Don’t you hate it someone calls you to offer a car loan when you don’t even o

Business & Finance | Business

How to Create Multiple Revenue Streams in a Tech Startup

Multiple revenue streams coming from a single website or a group of websites is ideal for maximizing profits in the online business.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook’s latest ad tool fail puts another dent in its reputation | TechCrunch

Reset yer counters: Facebook has had to ‘fess up to yet another major ad reporting fail. This one looks like it could be costly for the tech giant to put right — not least because it’s another dent in its reputation for self reporting. (For past Facebook

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Viewers Petition Netflix to Stop Cutting Off End Credits | Mental Floss

Composer Daniel Pemberton compared Netflix cutting off the end credits to a waiter “[shoving] a new menu under your nose” when you’ve barely finished eating.

Science & Technology | Technology

Why iOS 14's Picture in Picture feature will transform your iPhone experience

The iPhone now has one of Android's beloved features, and we'll show you how to use it.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO Level 40 to 50 Guide: XP, Level up Tasks and Rewards | Pokémon GO Hub

A comprehensive guide to levelling up from 40 to 50 in Pokémon GO. The guide includes all Level-up tasks, XP requirements and level rewards. At the time of writing this guide, the XP requirement and rewards for each Level are known, but the exact level-u

Gaming | Pokemon Go

The Many Forms of Vivillon and Where to Find Them | Pokémon GO Hub

Hey Trainers, with Gen 6 just around the corner, there’s one Pokémon that could be really unique in an AR game: Vivillon. With 18 regionally specific forms, Vivillon is poised to be the most widespread regional in the game! At least all it’s forms co

Science & Technology | Tech

AI and the transformation of the medical world | VentureBeat

Tremendous gains have been made in medical imaging and AI focusing mainly on cardiovascular, ophthalmology, neurology, and cancer detection.

Science & Technology | Tech

If you see your password on this list, change it as soon as possible – BGR

NordPass released a list of the 200 most common passwords of the year 2020 this week. Most of the passwords on this list also appeared on the 2019 list, and a vast majority of them can be cracked by a hacker in less than a second.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Apple to pay $113M settlement over its iPhone 'batterygate' slowdowns

The settlement involves the 2017 revelation that Apple was purposely slowing older phones when their batteries began to degrade.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO Beyond Update Guide | Pokemon GO Hub

Level 50, Generation 6, Seasons and a metric ton of quality of life updates is coming to Pokémon GO from November 30 onwards. GO Beyond update

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Shiny Slowpoke, Shiny Meltan from the Mystery Box, and more during the Pokémon HOME event! - Pokémon GO

In celebration of Pokémon GO’s integration with Pokémon HOME, a special event will be taking place soon! Activate a Mystery Box during the event, and you might encounter a Shiny Meltan.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Here's the deal with those Instagram DM updates you might have gotten

By bringing Messenger to Instagram, Insta is more tightly intertwined with Facebook than ever before.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Researchers Develop AI Tech To Detect Early Signs Of Suicide Risk

The suicide risk detection tech is based on the automatic text analysis of social network content via machine learning and NLP algorithms.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

This AI-Algorithm Generated 3,000 New Pokémon

Using machine learning models, Matthew Rayfield let a computer dream up thousands of never-before-imagined monsters.

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

Use Your iPhone or iPad to Record Video Directly on Your Mac

If you have macOS Yosemite or later, you can use your iPhone or iPad as a video camera to record directly to your Mac using QuickTime. Here’s how!

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Watch SpaceX launch 4 astronauts to the ISS Saturday | Live Science

NASA and SpaceX are all set to launch a full crew into space tomorrow (Nov. 14) from Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. This will be the first operational crew mission leaving U.S. soil, since the final space shuttle launch in July 2011.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Best 'Pokemon Go' Teams For Battle League 5's Little Cup | Tech Times

Here are some of the best teams you can form and their movesets to help you win more rewards on GO Battle League 5's Little Cup.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

iPhone 13 Pro leak reveals the phone’s most important upgrade – BGR

Apple is reportedly bringing its LTPO display technology to the iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max. Low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) technology allows for more power-efficient displays, which means the next iPhone models might have better battery li

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

4 Tech Trends You Don't Want to Overlook in the Post Covid World | Inc.

Tech innovations to watch as they move forward in light of the response to coronavirus.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram redesigns its home screen for the first time in years, adding Reels and Shop tabs - The Verge

Instagram redesigned its home screen to include Reels and Shop tabs. The Likes and upload button are moving to the top right-hand corner of the home screen next to the DMs inbox.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Should Remote Trading be in Pokémon GO? | Pokemon GO Hub

Hi there trainers! In of the recent APK teardowns, there was a very small mention of a “trade ball” and this got me thinking about (surprisingly) trading. There has been absolutely no hint from Niantic or anywhere else that remote trading is being looked

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

How Israeli Tech Protects World’s Most Scarce, Essential Resource: Water

Israeli company BlueGreen Water Technologies is treating lakes and other bodies of water worldwide for harmful algae blooms.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

0.191.1 APK Teardown: XL Candy and Pokémon HOME discoveries | Pokemon GO Hub

0.191.1 is a small Pokémon GO update feature wise, but it seems to be a large one for the data mining community, as it contains a lot of code that has been de-obfuscated, allowing new findings and discoveries. Our readers should first read these articles

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go has its best year ever with more than $1 billion in revenue - CNET

The figure comes from app data site Sensor Tower which credits developer Niantic for adapting the game to the stay-at-home market.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

WhatsApp makes it easier to free up space with new storage management tool - The Verge

Freeing up storage space on WhatsApp can be tricky if you have lots of important chats on the app. That’s why the company is introducing a new storage management tool that makes it easier to identify and bulk delete wasteful content, like files that have

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Where the heck is Kecleon?! | Pokemon GO Hub

Trainers, there has been a specific Pokemon that has eluded the game world of Pokemon Go for a while now: Kecleon. This Pokemon was one of the first Generation 3 Pokemon to be revealed (along with Azurill and Wailmer) in the main series of Pokemon games.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

October Event Shiny Rates - The Silph Road

Our team of eager researchers spent the month of October fervently tracking down Shiny Pokémon and meticulously recording data. Let's take a look at what their efforts tell us about the various shiny rates.

Humor | Humor

Apple will replace your defective AirPods Pro free of charge – BGR

Apple is replacing defective AirPods Pro models that make crackling or static sounds for free. Some AirPods Pro that were manufactured before October 2020 have sound issues that cannot be fixed, and Apple will replace these units after examining them.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple announces Apple Silicon Mac special event for November 10 | AppleInsider

In a virtual invite sent out on Monday, Apple has announced that it is having a "One more thing" event on November 10, at 1:00 PM Eastern Time.

News | News

Online and Offline marketing Intigration to Grow Your Business

To grow your business, you have to find a balance while using offline and online marketing methods. Here are some tips to consider

Science & Technology | Tech

The 5 Biggest Cloud Computing Trends In 2021

Cloud computing has been a lifeline for companies during the global pandemic in 2020. Here we look at the five most important trends in cloud computing everyone should know about.

Politics | Politics

Facebook censorship board is comprised mostly of foreign nationals with ties to George Soros – The Buffalo Chronicle

The recently appointed Facebook oversight board tasked with deciding which posts get blocked from the world’s most popular social networking website is stacked with leftists and foreign n…

Politics | Politics

Facebook halts recommendations on political groups

With the 2020 presidential election now just three days away, Facebook Inc. has temporarily halted a feature that recommends political groups to its users.

Gaming | Gaming

Facebook tries to reposition itself as a gaming platform with its big bet on cloud gaming

Facebook VP of Play Jason Rubin discusses the company's battles with Apple, the technical challenges of delivering cloud games, Microsoft's deal to distribute its own xCloud games, and the importance of the new Player Name policy.

Science & Technology | Tech

This Harvard Professor And His Students Have Raised $14 Million To Make AI Too Smart To Be Fooled By Hackers

Robust Intelligence is leaving stealth with a $14 million funding round led by Sequoia and a plan to become the firewall for the AI age.

Science & Technology | Technology

Microsoft researchers develop assistive eye-tracking AI that works on any device

In a preprint paper, Microsoft researchers detail an eye-tracking system that works on virtually any device with high accuracy.

Science & Technology | Tech News

9 Things Nobody Told You About The iPhone 12

Nine little nuggets of iPhone 12 info you won't have seen before.

Science & Technology | Technology

This dongle can upgrade you to wireless CarPlay for cheap | AppleInsider

Wireless CarPlay is still scarce, but there is a way for existing CarPlay users to break free of wires inexpensively, and we've been testing it for months now.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple Music TV is a new take on the 24-hour music video channel

If you miss the halcyon days of MTV in its prime, check out Apple Music TV, a free, 24-hour a day curated music video livestream with premieres and exclusives.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Has Reddit Become The New "Hotline To Niantic" | Pokemon GO Hub

Trainers, I have witnessed something interesting that happens over at our good friends The Silph Road’s Subreddit page. On a few occasions now, Trainers just like you and me have made posts such as “What happened to the Mega-Houndoom Unlock” or “N

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

The Amazing Ways Duolingo Is Using Artificial Intelligence To Deliver Free Language Learning

When it's time to learn a new language, Duolingo offers a fun, interactive learning experience through its cross-platform app that's powered by artificial intelligence (AI).

Science & Technology | Technology

Looking to buy a new iPhone 12? Here are 6 questions to ask before you pre-order one

Power, speed, camera, video and finally, which model are the key questions to ask. We look to help you answer them.

Science & Technology | Tech

The HomePod Mini fail: How Apple got almost everything wrong

If Apple wants me to replace all of my speakers, it needs to offer a complete entertainment system package, not just a connected speaker for listening to music. Apple TV, where are you?

Science & Technology | Technology

iPhone 12 vs. iPhone 11: Everything Apple changed and who should upgrade

Here's how the iPhone 12 compares with the iPhone 11 -- and whether you should upgrade.

Science & Technology | Technology

New Apple Leak Reveals iPhone 12 Release Shock

Apple's iPhone 12 range is launching with eye-catching prices you are going to love...

Science & Technology | Tech

If iOS 14 is causing battery drain, you might need to wipe your iPhone

The latest updates to iOS 14 and watchOS 7 are causing a wide range of issues, including missing fitness data, health apps that refuse to open, inaccurate reports of stored data, and increased battery drain on iPhones and Apple Watches. The fix is to rese

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go Investigate a Mysterious Energy quest tasks and rewards - every step to unlocking Victini • Eurogamer.net

Everything you need to know about completing Investigate a Mysterious Energy and catching Victini in Pokémon Go, including every quest task, challenge and reward explained.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How Is Artificial Intelligence Used In B2B Companies: Here Are Powerful Examples

Can B2B companies leverage AI just as well as B2C companies? Absolutely! Artificial intelligence is vitally important to helping B2B companies improve their products and services as well as operations and business processes, just like it is for B2C compan

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Groups to gain suite of new tools for managing discussions, surfacing public content

Facebook is introducing a suite of new features for Facebook Groups, the private social networking product now used by over 1.8 billion people every month. At the company’s digitally hosted Facebook Communities Summit today, Facebook detailed a set of upc

Science & Technology | Tech

The 7 biggest announcements from Google’s Pixel 5 event - The Verge

Google just wrapped up its hardware event where it debuted the Pixel 5, the Pixel 4A 5G, a new Chromecast with the Google TV interface, and the Nest Audio speaker. Here are all of the big moments you might have missed.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Apple’s 'privacy' changes undermine international advertising best practices | VentureBeat

Rather than fragment the ad opt-in process, we should be coming together to build an open, transparent, and privacy-centric future for digital ads.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Disney Plus is rolling out GroupWatch feature to all US subscribers

Disney Plus is bringing its GroupWatch feature to subscribers in the United States. The move comes after Disney started testing the watch party feature in other countries this month, including Canada, New Zealand, and Australia.

Science & Technology | Tech

AI Weekly: Amazon went wide with Alexa; now it’s going deep | VentureBeat

After putting Alexa everywhere it could, Amazon is focusing its efforts on going deep, with new Alexa capabilities, a new edge chip, and surveillance gear.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple is (temporarily) waiving its App Store fee for Facebook’s online events

Last month, Facebook introduced support for paid online events — and because many of the businesses offering those events have struggled during the coronavirus pandemic, the company also said it would not collect fees for the next year. At the same time,

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple Watch Series 6 review – TechCrunch

When it comes to smartwatches, it’s Apple against the world. It’s not that there aren’t plenty of other products to choose from — it’s more that the company has just utterly dominated the space to such a point that any other device is relegated

Science & Technology | Tech

Scientists found a way to detect coronavirus infections in 10 seconds – BGR

Coronavirus testing is done using PCR tests that analyze the contents of a nasal swab, making screening campaigns cumbersome in certain situations. Researchers have found a way to improve the time it takes to detect COVID-19 patients: Dogs trained to snif

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple Buys Startup That Creates Radio-Like Stations for Podcasts

Apple Inc. acquired a startup that makes listening to podcasts more like tuning into radio stations, seeking to improve its service amid growing competition from Spotify Technology SA.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter to start testing voice DMs - The Verge

After rolling out audio tweets for iOS in June, Twitter is now experimenting with the idea of letting people share voice recordings through direct messaging.

Science & Technology | Tech

How to make the most of iOS 14 widgets and iPhone home screen customization | TechCrunch

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Music | Music

iOS 14.2 beta adds new Control Center toggle for built-in Shazam music recognition

Apple released the surprise first beta of iOS 14.2 to developers, just one day after iOS 14 was released to the general public. One of the new changes in iOS 14.2 is a brand new Shazam toggle that can be added to Control Center. To add the new Shazam musi

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter seemed to be testing an edit feature, but the company says it’s a bug

It looks like Twitter may finally, at long last, be allowing users to edit their tweets. Users began noticing it Sunday afternoon: If you delete a tweet reply, then try to reply again, the "deleted" text reappears, allowing you to fix any mistakes and re-

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple’s new App Store rules carve out loopholes for xCloud, Stadia, and more - The Verge

Apple has updated its App Store Review Guidelines, adding new clarifications as to whether streaming game services like xCloud and Stadia are allowed, along with new rules for in-app purchases for email services like Hey and digital fitness classes.

Science & Technology | Tech

The 11 Best New Features in Android 11

Google's newest version of its mobile operating system adds small but helpful improvements. If you have a Pixel phone, you can download it today.

Science & Technology | Tech News

An Air Force One that flies at five times the speed of sound?

US aviation start-ups Exosonic and Hermeus have been awarded contracts to develop supersonic and hypersonic planes that could be used as Air Force One

News | News

This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 6, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 6, 2020 There have been many Israeli successes to celebrate since my last newsletter. More countries are adopting Israeli life-saving medical innovations to treat Covid-19, burns, smoking addiction and to

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Peloton said to be launching new, cheaper treadmill and higher-end stationary smart bike | TechCrunch

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Gaming | Gaming

The DeanBeat: Apple must tread carefully lest it trample the game industry | VentureBeat

Apple nearly sent the game industry into a panic over IDFA retirement. It must realize that it could trample on game industry that put it where it is.

Science & Technology | Tech

Here's the Real Reason You Miss the Nokia 3310 | WIRED

The iconic mobile phone, which turns 20 years old, was an all-timer—and a reminder of less-connected times.

Science & Technology | Technology

How to Create HTML Email and Send it with the Mac Mail App

In this Rocket Yard tutorial, we show you several ways to design an HTML email, then let you in on the secret of how to send those emails from the Mac Mail app.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple Accidentally Approved Malware to Run on MacOS | WIRED

The ubiquitous Shlayer adware has picked up a new trick, slipping past Cupertino's “notarization” defenses for the first time.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Mega Charizard Y Raid Guide | Pokemon GO Hub

The best counters to tackle the new Mega Pokémon raids. This guide will help you build the optimal team for Mega Charizard Y.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Mega Charizard X Raid Guide | Pokemon GO Hub

The best counters for the new Mega Raids. This guide will help you build your best counter team for Mega Charizard X.

Science & Technology | Tech

Slack has fixed a major vulnerability in its desktop app

In the current age of remote working, more people are relying on team collaboration tools and Slack is one of the top services in the category. A security vulnerability in the service's desktop app, which is now fixed, could have…

Science & Technology | Technology

iOS 14: Facebook’s Apple Nightmare Keeps Getting Worse

Soon-to-launch iOS 14 is a momentous leap for iPhone privacy, but this week Facebook confirmed its Apple nightmare was even worse than previously thought.

Science & Technology | Tech

Analysts: iPhone 12 will ship without accessories, could be more expensive than iPhone 11

A new report from analysts at TrendForce this week corroborates reports that the iPhone 12 will ship without accessories such as wired EarPods and a power brick. The report also aims to pinpoint Apple’s pricing plans for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro se

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Mega Evolutions in Pokémon GO

Unlike regular evolving, which is permanent, Mega Evolving temporarily transforms your Pokémon, changing their appearance, improving their performance in battle through a significant boost...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook's 'classic' look dies in September

Starting next month, the new Facebook.com will be the only version available as its "classic" website is going away for good.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

SpaceX launched and landed a Falcon 9 rocket on a record-breaking sixth flight - The Verge

On August 18th, SpaceX will attempt to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on its sixth mission to space, breaking the company’s record for reflights of a single booster. The rocket is launching 58 of SpaceX’s internet-beaming Starlink satellites and three hitchhiki

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Breakthrough extends quantum state stability by 10,000 times

Scientists in Chicago have developed a way to keep quantum states operating for longer periods of time -- a breakthrough that could accelerate the development of quantum communication, computing and sensing.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram will make suspicious accounts verify their identities | Engadget

Instagram is taking new steps to root out bots and other accounts trying to manipulate its platform.

Science & Technology | Tech

Google is turning Android Phones into seismometers

Google is launching a handful of new Android features today that don’t really have a lot in common but that are all interesting in their own right. There are updates to Android Auto and Android’s emergency location service, new accessibility features than

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter testing quote tweet counts, formerly known as retweets with comments - The Verge

Twitter is testing some new language on tweet metrics, making quotes (also known as retweets with comments) visible on each tweet, the company confirmed.

Science & Technology | Tech

Virtual Disneyland? Someone is remaking rides in Dreams on PSVR | VentureBeat

Dreams’ PSVR support is resulting in re-creations of Disneyland rides like Space Mountain and Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Forbidden Eye.

Business & Finance | Business

Judge says Uber, Lyft preliminary injunction ruling to come in ‘a matter of days’ | TechCrunch

California Superior Court Judge Ethan P. Schulman heard arguments from Uber and Lyft, as well as lawyers representing the people of California regarding the request for a preliminary injunction that seeks to force Uber and Lyft to immediately reclassify t

Science & Technology | Technology

Go Retro with Macintosh.js

Thanks to developer Felix Rieseberg, you can run a full-blown version of Mac OS 8 on a virtual 1991 Mac Quadra 900 on your current Mac. And why wouldn't you?

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple Purges Thousands of Unlicensed Games from China App Store

Apple Inc. removed more than 30,000 apps, 90% of them games, from its iPhone App Store in China on Saturday, Qimai Research Institute said.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter is surveying users on what features they’d want from a subscription - The Verge

Twitter is surveying some users to ask about potential features on a possible paid subscription version of Twitter, which could add the option to retract tweets, post longer videos, or remove ads entirely.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple beats on earnings and announces stock split, sending shares toward record high - MarketWatch

Apple Inc. brushed off the COVID-19 crisis to report record June-quarter results that came in ahead of expectations, and the company said in plans to split...

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

How to Build a Personal Dev Server on a $5 Raspberry Pi

Build a personal dev server by installing Git, Node.js, Rust, and Docker on Raspberry Pi! The cheapest option costs just $5. Learn how you can get a starter kit ($25) for free.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Niantic Shares details on Level 50 and Mega evolution | Pokemon GO Hub

Hello Trainers, Niantic has recently published a video interview with Matthew Slemon who is the Lead Product Manager for Pokémon Go.  Essentially, Matthew’s team is in charge of the roadmap for Pokémon Go.  He shared some interesting information about the

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Spotify’s new party mode feature, ‘Group Session,’ goes remote | TechCrunch

Spotify announced today it’s updating its recently launched shared-queue feature, Group Session, to support remote usage.  Essentially a “party mode,” the feature first debuted in May, offering a way for participants contribute to a collaborative playlist

Science & Technology | Technology

10 social media mistakes and how to avoid them

Learn how to sidestep common social media mistakes when using popular platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to grow your business.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

At Pokémon Go Fest 2020, millions of players caught nearly a billion Pokémon | VentureBeat

Niantic announced that Pokémon Go Fest 2020 drew millions of players who caught nearly a billion Pokémon over the weekend.

Science & Technology | Technology

Reduce PDF File Size and Control Quality for FREE in macOS

You have a high-resolution multi-page PDF document, but its file size is too large to share easily. How do you reduce the file size before you send it off?

Business & Finance | Business

Intel grew revenues 20% to $19.7 billion in Q2 2020, but key manufacturing upgrade delayed | VentureBeat

Intel reported that revenues grew 20% to $19.7 billion in the second quarter as the pandemic spurred people to buy PCs to work from home.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Apple eyes new streaming strategy after Tom Hanks drama breaks records

World War II epic ‘Greyhound’ gave Apple TV Plus its first bona fide hit. Now executives are looking to double down, insiders say, finally making Cupertino a player in the streaming wars.

Science & Technology | Tech

Rapid Prototyping to Speed Up Developing Your Startup App Idea

Prototyping can de-risk product development by providing entrepreneurs with key insights to build an app that customers need and will buy.