The Lenovo Smart Tab doubles as a tablet and smart speaker — and it’s $50... The Echo Show is one of the most innovative devices within the Amazon Echo family. It’s basically a stationary tablet with nice speakers and Alexa capabilities. But therein lies one of the biggest drawbacks of the Echo Show — it’s ...
'You are making these crimes possible': Facebook, YouTube torn apart by UK lawmakers Representatives from Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter were grilled and admonished on Tuesday by UK lawmakers angry at the spread of extremist and criminal content.
The UK parliamentary committee hearing was spurred by the spread of the graphic Christchurch shooting video, ...
Slack will let you message coworkers who don't use Slack Slack's latest feature is one you might not expect: email. 
A new feature, announced during the company's Frontiers conference, allows Slack users to message coworkers via email in an update designed to "bridge" the gap between Slack and email.
The ...
A dark-web market implodes, and users expect the worst Another one bites the dust. Probably. 
The dark-web marketplace Wallstreet Market has for some time now been an online place to buy drugs, stolen data sets, and other illicit goods and services with cryptocurrency. Now, with the market supposedly down ...
Twitter adds option to report attempts to mislead voters Twitter is stepping up its fight against misinformation and voter manipulation.
In a blog post, Twitter announced a new reporting feature for tweets that attempt to spread false information about the electoral process. The new feature appears as a default ...
Samsung Galaxy Fold review: future shock The Galaxy Fold has been the most polarizing product I can recall having reviewed. Everyone who saw it wanted to play with the long-promised smartphone paradigm shift. The results, on the other hand, were far more mixed.
If nothing else, ...
Despite declines for the quarter, Tesla is bullish on its overall energy business Even as its solar business declined in step with its overall earnings, Tesla is bullish on the prospects for the energy side of its business over the course of the year.
The energy business is an unheralded part of Tesla ...
New laptops and improved tech support may make 2019 the 'Year of Razer' Razer already started off 2019 on a strong note with the release of a new 15-inch Razer Blade gaming laptop that ranks among the best gaming laptops around. And, now it's earned a second place ranking for best tech support ...
The 2019 iPad Air is only $579.99 at Best Buy — $200 less than at Apple's... Since the iPad Pro and super affordable $329 iPad made their debut, it seems like the poor iPad Air has been swept under the rug.You know, the thing that happened to every other kitchen appliance when the Instant Pot came ...
Samsung might launch its own Samsung Coin Samsung is developing a blockchain network and — potentially — a cryptocurrency token called "Samsung Coin."
This is according to a report by CoinDesk Korea, which cites an unnamed company official familiar with "Samsung's internal situation."
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Get an iPhone X for $200 off at Best Buy Turn your head in any direction while walking down the street and you’re bound to see somebody holding a smartphone, and often it's an iPhone. It’s no wonder why you see them all over the place — Apple has spent ...
New study explains why Twitter feels like one big echo chamber If you've ever felt like your Twitter feed is one big echo chamber, that's because it is. Now, a new study helps explain why. In short: most of Twitter really is the same people talking. 
A new study from the ...
Ditch your gross microwave and grab this one from Farberware on sale for $69.99 You don't realize how much you use your microwave until you don't have one. Seriously, what did people do before they were invented in 1946? (Or the '70s and '80s, when most U.S. households started getting microwaves.)
Even if you ...
Apply to participate in the Hackathon at Disrupt San Francisco 2019 Great news for all you coders, hackers, developers and creative tech makers — our onsite Hackathon returns to Disrupt San Francisco 2019 on October 2-4. Applications to hack are open now and if you’re selected, you get to flex your ...
This Slack channel will give you $1,000 if you guess the right word Slack just got a little more fun thanks to a new channel that'll give you $1,000 if you can guess the word of the day.
It's that easy. Just type a word into the Slack channel and if it's the ...
Every Kohl's store to accept your Amazon returns If Amazon product returns weren't easy enough already, they are about to get even easier for U.S. customers thanks to a new, or rather, an expanded deal with retail chain Kohl's.
As The Verge reports, from July, every Kohl's store ...
Samsung Galaxy Fold teardown reveals multiple design flaws Samsung's Galaxy Fold is not off to a good start.
After early Fold review units given to reviewers starting breaking just days after they got them, Samsung has indefinitely delayed the foldable phone's launch in the U.S. and China.
While ...
Facebook reserves $3B for FTC fine, but keeps growing with 2.38B users in Q1 A massive penalty hangs over Facebook’s head, but it otherwise had a very strong Q1 earnings report. Facebook reached 2.38 billion monthly users, up 2.5 percent from 2.32 billion in Q4 2018 when it grew 2.2 percent, and it now ...
MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is on sale for $400 off at Best Buy Cheap laptops are nice, but if you want something that consistently performs well and has a processor that can keep up with you, you’re going to want to dish out a little more cash. Whether you’re a student or you’re ...
Elon Musk on taking Tesla private: ‘That ship has sailed’ Elon Musk would prefer if Tesla, which is known for its volatile share price and is among the most heavily shorted stock, were a private company, but acknowledged during an earnings call Wednesday that it wasn’t likely.
Musk can dream, ...
Slack to extend collaboration to folks who don’t want to give up email As Slack gathered with its growing customer base this week at the Frontiers Conference in San Francisco, it announced several enhancements to the product, including extending collaboration to folks who want to stick with email instead of hanging with their ...
Android Pie update, features, release date and phones list Update: We've updated the list of phones that can upgrade to Android Pie, along with when other phones are expected to get the update.Google's Android Pie update launched in late 2018 with a host of improvements to make your phone ...
How to source hard-to-fill programming positions Zack Burt
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Zack Burt is an American computer programmer. He founded Code For Cash, the tech recruiting firm.
The competition is intense for great tech talent, and it’s even harder to find the most qualified people who are also ...
Amazon employees listening to your Alexa chats can see where you live It can see you when you're sleeping, it knows when you're awake, it knows if you've been bad or good, so pray an Amazon employee with access to audio recordings of your Alexa conversations doesn't also avail themselves of the ...
Tesla reports $702 million loss in first quarter Tesla reported Wednesday wider-than-expected loss of $702 million, or $4.10 a share, in the first quarter after disappointing delivery numbers, costs and pricing adjustments to its vehicles threw the automaker off of its profitability track.
The loss included $188 million ...
iOS 13 release date, news and rumors News about iOS 13 release date and features will almost certainly drop in June, and we're already hearing substantial leaks about the big iPhone and iPad update.Apple is poised to include a long-awaited features like Dark Mode and the first-ever ...
The Google Fit health app is now on iOS There's certainly no shortage of health-tracking options on iOS devices, between Apple Health, Fitbit, and countless other apps. However, one big name was missing until this week.
Google announced on Wednesday that its Google Fit app is now available on ...
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2nd Generation release date, news and features While AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation launched in April 2018 and brought notable performance and power improvements. Then, in August 2018, AMD launched Threadripper 2nd Generation, producing the very best high-end desktop (HEDT) processors on the market – well, at least ...
Apple AirPods 3 could arrive by the end of 2019, according to analysts Apple AirPods rumors are like weeds, just when you thought you’ve cleared your yard of them, another one pops up. Such was the case today when we caught wind of the new Apple AirPods 3 in a report corroborated by ...
Scientists pull speech directly from the brain In a feat that could eventually unlock the possibility of speech for people with severe medical conditions, scientists have successfully recreated the speech of healthy subjects by tapping directly into their brains. The technology is a long, long way from ...
Apple AirPods 2 release date, news and rumors We thought we were getting the AirPods 2 when Apple announced a new version of the true wireless buds...but it turns out, we've only got the new AirPods (2019), an updated version of the originals. While the AirPods (2019) do sport ...
Tesla plans to launch an insurance product ‘in about a month’ Tesla is developing an insurance product, which could be launched in about a month, CEO Elon Musk said during a call with analysts Wednesday following its first-quarter earnings report.
“It will be much more compelling than anything else out there,” ...
Facebook expects to pay FTC up to $5 billion (!!!) for privacy violations We now know just how high Facebook's "record-setting" FTC fine could be.
Facebook expects to pay between $3 billion and $5 billion to the FTC as the result of an investigation into its privacy policies. The company disclosed the potential ...
NSA recommends White House end spying program leaked by Snowden The NSA spying program could soon come to an end — if the White House listens to the NSA’s recommendation.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the National Security Agency is recommending that the White House abandon the agency’s metadata ...
You might hate it, but Facebook Stories now has 500M users You might think it’s redundant with Instagram Stories, or just don’t want to see high school friends’ boring lives, but ephemeral Snapchat-style Stories now have 500 million daily users across Facebook and Messenger. WhatsApp’s Stories feature Status has 500 million ...
Microsoft beats expectations with $30.6B in revenue as Azure’s growth continues Microsoft reported its quarterly earnings for Q3 2019 today. Overall, Wall Street expected earnings of about $1 per share and revenue of $29.84 billion. The company handily beat this with revenue of $30.6 billion (up 14 percent from the year-ago ...
Intel Whiskey Lake release date, news and rumors Intel Whiskey Lake has been officially launched, and it’s the latest line of 8th-Generation mobile processors behind the next generation of laptops. This next-gen mobile architecture was announced back at Computex 2018 alongside the Amber Lake Y-series fanless chips.We’re not ...
The Oscars won’t change their rules to exclude streaming It looks like movies produced by Netflix and other streaming services will be able to compete for next year’s Academy Awards without any changes to eligibility.
After the Netflix Original film “Roma” was nominated for Best Picture at this year’s ...
Elon Musk banks on his self-driving taxi service as Tesla burns through cash Tesla's robo-taxis are needed more than ever.
The company lost $702 million in the first three months of the year and the EV maker doesn't expect to be profitable again until the second half of the year, according to first ...

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