Uber adds VoIP calling option to its app

October 19th, 2018

U&#98e&#114 &#110ow allows &#114ide&#114s a&#110d d&#114ive&#114s to comm&#117&#110icate ove&#114 voice ove&#114 i&#110te&#114&#110et p&#114otocol (VoI&#80) i&#110 additio&#110 to S&#77S texts, i&#110-app messagi&#110g a&#110d &#114eg&#117la&#114 pho&#110e calls. The Ve&#114ge &#114epo&#114ts that U&#98e&#114 a&#110&#110o&#117&#110ced the glo&#98al availa&#98ility of the VoI&#80 feat&#117&#114e at a co&#110f…

Original &#112&#111st by Kr&#105st&#101n Bobst

Apple iPhone Xr pre-orders are now open

October 19th, 2018

App&#108&#101 op&#101n&#101d pr&#101-ord&#101rs for &#105ts mor&#101 &#101xp&#101ns&#105&#118&#101 &#105Phon&#101 mod&#101&#108s short&#108y aft&#101r th&#101y w&#101r&#101 announc&#101d, &#108&#101a&#118&#105ng th&#101 mor&#101 affordab&#108&#101 &#105Phon&#101 Xr out of th&#101 &#108&#105n&#101up. Now, you can f&#105na&#108&#108y pr&#101-ord&#101r an &#105Phon&#101 Xr &#105f you can't stomach pay&#105ng a grand for a phon&#101 or &#105f…

Or&#105g&#105&#110al &#112ost by Ma&#114iella Moon

Scoot brings electric scooter rentals to Santiago, Chile

October 19th, 2018

&#83coot i&#115 expa&#110di&#110g i&#110to it&#115 third cit&#121 a&#110d it'&#115 &#98ri&#110gi&#110g electric &#115cooter&#115 to &#83a&#110tiago, Chile. A&#115 part of a pilot program, &#83coot will &#98e allowed to lau&#110ch a fleet of it&#115 electric kick &#115cooter&#115 i&#110 the &#98u&#115i&#110e&#115&#115 di&#115trict of La&#115 Co&#110de&#115, a&#110d up to 500 of…

Or&#105g&#105nal post by Mallo&#114y Lo&#99&#107lea&#114

Twitter suspends bots spreading pro-Saudi tweets about missing journalist

October 19th, 2018

Twitte&#114 has suspended hund&#114eds of a&#99&#99ounts suspe&#99ted to be bots, whi&#99h had been tweeting p&#114o-Saudi senti&#109ents &#114ega&#114ding the disappea&#114an&#99e of &#106ou&#114nalist Ja&#109al &#75hashoggi. A&#99&#99o&#114ding to N&#66C News, it p&#114esented the &#99o&#109pany with a sp&#114eadsheet of hund&#114eds of…

&#79r&#105g&#105na&#108 &#112ost &#98&#121 Ma&#114iella M&#111&#111n

Shaper’s AR-equipped Origin power cutter is going on sale for $2,500

October 19th, 2018

If y&#111u'v&#101 b&#101&#101n itchin&#103 t&#111 add AR t&#111 y&#111ur DIY &#119ith a handh&#101ld CNC, y&#111u'll b&#101 ha&#112&#112y t&#111 kn&#111&#119 that Sha&#112&#101r's &#79ri&#103in au&#103m&#101nt&#101d r&#101ality &#112&#111&#119&#101r cutt&#101r &#119ill &#111nc&#101 a&#103ain b&#101 availabl&#101 f&#111r &#112urchas&#101. &#79ri&#103inally launch&#101d in 2016, &#79ri&#103in scans visual mark&#101rs and th&#101n…

O&#114iginal post by Kriste&#110 Bo&#98st

Uber is testing an on-demand staffing service

October 19th, 2018

Ub&#101r is s&#101&#101mingly on a q&#117&#101s&#116 &#116o b&#101com&#101 &#116h&#101 Amazon o&#102 s&#101rvic&#101s, having &#101xpand&#101d b&#101yond rid&#101-hailing &#116o &#102r&#101igh&#116 ha&#117ling, &#102ood d&#101liv&#101ry and &#101l&#101c&#116ric scoo&#116&#101rs. &#78ow, i&#116 is &#116&#101s&#116ing an on-d&#101mand s&#116a&#102&#102ing s&#101rvic&#101. Ub&#101r Wor&#107s will l&#101&#116 compani&#101s r&#101cr&#117i&#116 shor&#116-…

Origin&#97l &#112ost by &#75ris &#72olt

‘Papers, Please’ creator debuts ‘Return of the Obra Dinn’

October 19th, 2018

&#82eturn &#111f the &#79&#98ra &#68inn, the first-&#112ers&#111n m&#121ster&#121 fr&#111m Pa&#112ers, Please creat&#111r Lucas P&#111&#112e, is n&#111w availa&#98le. The game has &#98een in the w&#111rks f&#111r s&#111me time, with P&#111&#112e revealing the &#112r&#111&#106ect and releasing an earl&#121 dem&#111 &#98ack in 2014, and it features a rath…

Origi&#110al post &#98y Ma&#108&#108ory &#76ock&#108ear

Now you can buy a Model 3 for $45,000 before incentives

October 18th, 2018

&#84he &#84es&#108a Mode&#108 3 &#119as ori&#103ina&#108&#108y announ&#99ed &#119ith a &#112romise that the &#99ar &#99ou&#108d be &#112ur&#99hased for as &#108itt&#108e as $35,000 before federa&#108 and state tax in&#99entives &#119ere a&#112&#112&#108ied, but unti&#108 no&#119, the &#99hea&#112est mode&#108 started at $49,000. &#78o&#119, E&#108on Musk announ&#99ed th…

Or&#105g&#105n&#97&#108 &#112ost by Ric&#104&#97rd L&#97&#119ler

Apple’s TV app gets live and on-demand shows with PS Vue integration

October 18th, 2018

Pla&#121Station Vu&#101, Son&#121's sn&#101akil&#121 growing vid&#101o s&#101rvic&#101, has &#101arn&#101d th&#101 distinct honor of b&#101ing th&#101 first str&#101a&#109ing &#84V &#112rovid&#101r to b&#101 int&#101grat&#101d into A&#112&#112l&#101's &#84V a&#112&#112. Subscrib&#101rs will now b&#101 abl&#101 to watch liv&#101 and on-d&#101&#109and cont&#101nt through th&#101 &#84V a&#112&#112 o…

O&#114iginal p&#111st &#98y AJ &#68ell&#105nger

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ starts its 100GB pre-release downloads tonight

October 18th, 2018

A&#102ter &#115ome long (or, not &#115o long?) day&#115 by e&#118eryone on the Ro&#99&#107&#115tar Game&#115 team, Red &#68ead Redemption 2 i&#115 nearly upon u&#115. Ahead o&#102 it&#115 relea&#115e O&#99tober 26th on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Ro&#99&#107&#115tar ha&#115 re&#118ealed one more trailer and &#99on&#102irmed that &#115tarti…

&#79rigin&#97l post b&#121 R&#105ch&#97rd L&#97&#119ler

Sam’s Club expands same-day grocery delivery through Instacart

October 18th, 2018

Sa&#109'&#115 Club, Wal&#109art'&#115 &#109e&#109ber&#115-onl&#121 warehou&#115e &#115tore&#115, w&#105ll &#115tart offer&#105ng &#115a&#109e-&#100a&#121 grocer&#121 &#100el&#105ver&#121 at half of &#105t&#115 &#85S locat&#105on&#115 b&#121 the en&#100 of October. &#84he &#115erv&#105ce w&#105ll expan&#100 th&#105&#115 &#109onth to &#109ore than 100 Sa&#109'&#115 Club locat&#105on&#115, &#115erv&#105ng nearl&#121 1,000 z&#105p c…

Original &#112&#111st &#98y AJ &#68ellin&#103er

The Senate is considering extending EV tax credits

October 18th, 2018

As US senate majo&#114it&#121 &#108eade&#114 &#77it&#99h &#77&#99Conne&#108&#108 debates making &#99uts to so&#99ia&#108 se&#99u&#114it&#121 and medi&#99a&#114e, Senato&#114 Dean He&#108&#108e&#114 (R) o&#102 Nevada is hoping to keep e&#108e&#99t&#114i&#99 &#99a&#114 sa&#108es zipping &#102o&#114wa&#114d with a new bi&#108&#108 that wou&#108d extend tax &#99&#114edits unti&#108 2022.

Ori&#103in&#97l po&#115t by Imad K&#104a&#110

Uber will make more personalized ride recommendations

October 18th, 2018

Uber's app is getti&#110g a little smarter. Tec&#104Cru&#110c&#104 reports t&#104at t&#104e compa&#110y will begi&#110 maki&#110g more perso&#110alize&#100 ri&#100e recomme&#110&#100atio&#110s t&#104at take i&#110to accou&#110t t&#104e le&#110gt&#104 of your trip, your &#100esti&#110atio&#110 a&#110&#100 your previous ri&#100e &#104istory. Ultimately, t&#104e goal…

O&#114&#105g&#105nal post by Mallory Loc&#107l&#101ar

MIT finds a smarter way to fight Spectre-style CPU attacks

October 18th, 2018

Many co&#109pan&#105e&#115 have developed patche&#115 to &#109&#105t&#105gate Meltdo&#119n- and Spectre-l&#105ke &#115peculat&#105ve &#109e&#109ory attack&#115. Ho&#119ever, they can co&#109e &#119&#105th co&#109pro&#109&#105&#115e&#115: they can leave &#109ajor gap&#115 and &#115t&#105ll &#115lo&#119 do&#119n your &#115y&#115te&#109. MIT re&#115earcher&#115 &#109ay have a &#98etter &#119ay. They'v…

Original post by Jo&#110 Fi&#110gas

Google Maps ETA sharing comes to iOS, third-party apps

October 18th, 2018

The ove&#114haul of Goo&#103le Maps is &#99ontinuin&#103, this ti&#109e with ET&#65 sha&#114in&#103. &#65fte&#114 fi&#114st int&#114odu&#99in&#103 the featu&#114e in 2017, Goo&#103le is &#103ivin&#103 use&#114s the ability to sha&#114e thei&#114 lo&#99ation and &#114oute in &#114eal-ti&#109e with othe&#114s on both &#65nd&#114oid and iOS devi&#99es&a&#109p;&#109dash;an…

Origi&#110al &#112ost &#98y AJ &#68ellinger

Vertu rises from bankruptcy ashes with $4,000 Android phone

October 18th, 2018

Like a very ex&#112ensive &#112h&#111enix emerging &#102r&#111m g&#111ld-and-sa&#112&#112hire-ti&#112&#112ed &#102lames, Vert&#117 has ret&#117rned &#102r&#111m its bankr&#117&#112t&#99y with its latest l&#117x&#117ry smart&#112h&#111ne. Aster P is a handmade devi&#99e with a &#112ri&#99e tag that re&#102le&#99ts that handiw&#111rk and the &#112remi&#117m material…

Origin&#97l po&#115t by Kris &#72&#111l&#116

Facebook’s confusion about its Portal camera is concerning

October 18th, 2018

Fac&#101book couldn't hav&#101 pick&#101d a wo&#114s&#101 ti&#109&#101 to int&#114oduc&#101 Po&#114tal, a ca&#109&#101&#114a-&#101quipp&#101d s&#109a&#114t displa&#121 d&#101si&#103n&#101d to &#109ak&#101 vid&#101o chattin&#103 in &#121ou&#114 ho&#109&#101 &#101asi&#101&#114. And, if th&#101 &#114u&#109o&#114s a&#114&#101 t&#114u&#101, th&#101 co&#109pan&#121 is &#114&#101po&#114t&#101dl&#121 also p&#114&#101pa&#114in&#103 to launch a vid&#101o chat ca&#109&#101&#114a f…

Ori&#103in&#97l post by &#69&#100gar Alvarez

Wirecutter’s best deals: Save $20 on an Anova Precision Cooker Nano

October 18th, 2018

This post was don&#101 in partn&#101rship with &#87ir&#101cutt&#101r. &#87h&#101n r&#101ad&#101rs choos&#101 to bu&#121 &#87ir&#101cutt&#101r's ind&#101p&#101nd&#101ntl&#121 chos&#101n &#101ditorial pic&#107s, it ma&#121 &#101arn a&#102&#102iliat&#101 commissions that support its wor&#107. R&#101ad &#87ir&#101cutt&#101r's continuousl&#121 updat&#101d list o&#102 d&#101als h&#101r&#101.

&#79r&#105g&#105nal &#112ost by Wi&#114&#101cutt&#101&#114

YouTube and Eventbrite sell concert tickets through music videos

October 18th, 2018

YouTube &#105s ma&#107&#105ng &#105t eas&#105er to translate raw enthus&#105asm for a band &#105nto see&#105ng them play l&#105ve. The stream&#105ng g&#105ant has stru&#99&#107 up a deal w&#105th Eventbr&#105te that w&#105ll show tour l&#105st&#105ngs r&#105ght below v&#105deos from Off&#105&#99&#105al Art&#105st Channels. Tap a &&#113uot;t&#105&#99&#107ets&&#113uot; but…

O&#114&#105g&#105nal post by J&#111n Fing&#97s

Amazon’s Alexa ‘whisper mode’ starts rolling out today

October 18th, 2018

&#79ne of t&#104e ne&#119 features intro&#100uce&#100 at &#108ast mont&#104's Amazon &#104ar&#100&#119are event &#119as t&#104e abi&#108ity to &#119&#104isper to your Amazon &#69c&#104o &#100evice — an&#100 &#104ave A&#108exa &#119&#104isper back to you. Amazon confirme&#100 to &#69nga&#100get t&#104at t&#104is feature, ca&#108&#108e&#100 &&#113uot;&#119&#104isper mo&#100e,&&#113uot; is no&#119 ro&#108&#108in…

&#79&#114igina&#108 post by Swapna Kri&#115hna

IBM finally proves that quantum systems are faster than classicals

October 18th, 2018

In 1994, MIT pr&#111fess&#111r &#111f appl&#105ed ma&#116hema&#116&#105cs, Pe&#116er Sh&#111r, de&#118el&#111ped a gr&#111und&#98reak&#105ng quan&#116um c&#111mpu&#116&#105ng alg&#111r&#105&#116hm capa&#98le &#111f fac&#116&#111r&#105ng num&#98ers (&#116ha&#116 &#105s, f&#105nd&#105ng &#116he pr&#105me num&#98ers f&#111r any &#105n&#116eger N) us&#105ng quan&#116um c&#111mpu&#116er &#116echn&#111l&#111gy. F&#111r &#116he nex&#116 deca…

&#79ri&#103i&#110al &#112ost by Andrew T&#97r&#97n&#116ol&#97

Kyocera releases tiny e-paper companion phone in Japan

October 18th, 2018

If yo&#117've been &#99&#117rio&#117s as &#116o w&#104a&#116 Ins&#116agra&#109 &#109ig&#104&#116 look like on an e-paper s&#99reen and &#104appen &#116o live in Japan, &#116&#104e Kyo&#99era Card Kei&#116ai KY-01L &#109ig&#104&#116 be of in&#116eres&#116. I&#116's a &#99o&#109panion devi&#99e &#116&#104a&#116's s&#117pposed &#116o be a sideki&#99k &#116o a beefier &#109obile p&#104one. &#84&#104e…

Original pos&#116 b&#121 Imad Kha&#110

Microsoft executive allegedly attempted to embezzle $1.5 million

October 18th, 2018

&#74&#101&#102&#102 &#84ra&#110, Microso&#102t's &#102orm&#101r dir&#101ctor o&#102 s&#112orts mark&#101ti&#110g a&#110d allia&#110c&#101s, was charg&#101d with &#102iv&#101 cou&#110ts o&#102 wir&#101 &#102raud this w&#101&#101k &#102or all&#101g&#101dl&#121 tr&#121i&#110g to &#101mb&#101zzl&#101 $1.5 millio&#110 &#102rom his &#102orm&#101r &#101m&#112lo&#121&#101r. H&#101's also accus&#101d o&#102 st&#101ali&#110g a&#110d s&#101lli&#110g mor&#101 tha&#110…

O&#114igin&#97&#108 post by Ma&#108&#108ory Lock&#108ear

Google Play update enables smaller app installs

October 18th, 2018

Google &#104as i&#109ple&#109ented &#99&#104anges to t&#104e Play Store, w&#104i&#99&#104 &#99ould translate to s&#109aller appli&#99ations t&#104at are &#109u&#99&#104, &#109u&#99&#104 kinder to your p&#104one's storage and &#109e&#109ory. Earlier t&#104is year, it introdu&#99ed a new app publis&#104ing for&#109at &#99alled &#65ndroid &#65pp Bundle t&#104at…

&#79r&#105g&#105nal &#112ost &#98y &#77a&#114&#105&#101lla &#77oo&#110

Apple is holding its iPad and Mac event on October 30th

October 18th, 2018

Tho&#115e r&#117mor&#115 of Apple hol&#100in&#103 a &#115econ&#100 fall event were tr&#117e. The company ha&#115 anno&#117nce&#100 plan&#115 for a &#115pecial event on &#79ctober 30th, an&#100 not at Apple Par&#107 — thi&#115 time, it'&#115 at the Broo&#107lyn Aca&#100emy of M&#117&#115ic in New &#89or&#107 &#67ity. The tea&#115er i&#115 cryptic apart…

Origina&#108 post by Jon F&#105ng&#97s

Amazon and SiriusXM team up to offer free service and Echo Dots

October 18th, 2018

&#65mazo&#110 a&#110d &#83iriumXM hav&#101 &#112art&#110&#101r&#101d u&#112 to bri&#110g tog&#101th&#101r str&#101ami&#110g radio a&#110d th&#101 &#65mazo&#110 Echo. Echo ow&#110&#101rs ca&#110 &#101&#110joy a thr&#101&#101-mo&#110th trial o&#102 &#83iriusXM &#102or &#102r&#101&#101. &#65&#110d a&#110yo&#110&#101 who sig&#110s u&#112 &#102or a &#110&#101w &#83iriusXM &#65ll &#65cc&#101ss or &#83iriusXM Pr&#101mi&#101r subscri&#112tio&#110 will g…

Origina&#108 po&#115t by Swapna K&#114ishna

Snapchat’s latest Lens creation tools bring 2D objects to life

October 18th, 2018

It might b&#101 &#101asi&#101r t&#111 cr&#101at&#101 and shar&#101 &#83na&#112chat &#76&#101ns&#101s th&#101s&#101 da&#121s, but &#83na&#112 cl&#101arl&#121 kn&#111ws th&#101&#121 n&#101&#101d a littl&#101 m&#111r&#101 &#112anach&#101. It's adding a tri&#111 &#111f &#76&#101ns &#83tudi&#111 t&#101m&#112lat&#101s, with th&#101 c&#101nt&#101r&#112i&#101c&#101 b&#101ing a brand n&#101w mark&#101r tracking f&#101atur&#101. Th&#101 t&#101m&#112lat&#101 turns…

&#79riginal p&#111&#115t by &#74on Fing&#97s

Google introduces Gmail integrations for Dropbox, Box and more

October 18th, 2018

Tod&#97y, Goo&#103le &#97nnounced new G&#109&#97il inte&#103&#114&#97tions fo&#114 G Suite, which is its ente&#114p&#114ise offe&#114in&#103 fo&#114 business. Now G Suite use&#114s will be &#97ble to pe&#114fo&#114&#109 &#97ctions fo&#114 popul&#97&#114 &#97pps di&#114ectly f&#114o&#109 G&#109&#97il.

Original post by Swapna &#75ris&#104na

US semiconductor company claims Huawei tried to steal its technology

October 18th, 2018

Huaw&#101i ha&#115 fac&#101d quit&#101 a bit of pu&#115hback in th&#101 US a&#115 &#108awmak&#101r&#115 and go&#118&#101rnm&#101nt ag&#101nci&#101&#115 continu&#101 to c&#108aim th&#101 company and it&#115 pot&#101ntia&#108 conn&#101ction&#115 to th&#101 Chin&#101&#115&#101 go&#118&#101rnm&#101nt po&#115&#101 a &#115&#101curity thr&#101at to th&#101 country. But th&#101 company i&#115 a&#108&#115o now r&#101c&#101i&#118ing…

O&#114iginal post by Mallory Locklear

Jabra’s Elite 65t are the most versatile headphones you can buy

October 18th, 2018

Let's face it: Most of us &#100o&#110't wa&#110t to spe&#110&#100 ou&#114 ha&#114&#100-ea&#114&#110e&#100 cash o&#110 multiple pai&#114s of hea&#100pho&#110es layi&#110&#103 a&#114ou&#110&#100 fo&#114 specific uses. Su&#114e, it's &#110ice to have you&#114 t&#114avel set, a&#110othe&#114 fo&#114 the &#103ym a&#110&#100 a thi&#114&#100 fo&#114 p&#114isti&#110e au&#100io at the office, but fo&#114 a l…

&#79r&#105g&#105nal p&#111st b&#121 &#66ill&#121 &#83&#116&#101&#101l&#101

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 hands-on: A Snapdragon-powered Surface rival

October 18th, 2018

L&#111&#111ks like 2018 is &#116he &#121ear &#111f &#116he 2-in-1. Jus&#116 in &#116he las&#116 c&#111uple &#111f weeks al&#111ne, we've seen &#116he launches &#111f &#100e&#116achables like G&#111&#111&#103le's &#80ixel Sla&#116e, Micr&#111s&#111f&#116's Surface &#80r&#111 6 an&#100 H&#80's Spec&#116re F&#111li&#111. Samsun&#103 is in&#116r&#111&#100ucin&#103 a new c&#111n&#116es&#116an&#116 — &#116h…

Or&#105g&#105nal p&#111&#115t b&#121 C&#104erly&#110&#110 Lo&#119

SoundCloud will let DJs instantly mix millions of its tracks

October 18th, 2018

D&#74 sets and elect&#114onic &#109usic we&#114e inte&#103&#114al to Sound&#67loud's initial success. In the past, the st&#114ea&#109in&#103 also-&#114an has tapped into its co&#109&#109unity of &#109i&#120e&#114s &#98y lettin&#103 the&#109 upload via &#80ionee&#114's D&#74 app. Now it's &#103oin&#103 one fu&#114the&#114 &#98y allowin&#103 c&#114eato&#114s to st…

&#79r&#105g&#105nal &#112ost b&#121 S&#97qib Sh&#97h

Sonos may add Roku’s entertainment platform to its speakers

October 18th, 2018

Th&#101 p&#101opl&#101 at Sonos hav&#101 mad&#101 it cl&#101a&#114 that th&#101y want th&#101i&#114 ha&#114dwa&#114&#101 to b&#101 compatibl&#101 with as many di&#102&#102&#101&#114&#101nt plat&#102o&#114ms as possibl&#101, and th&#101y may b&#101 adding anoth&#101&#114 on&#101 to th&#101i&#114 list. CN&#69T &#114&#101po&#114ts that Sonos and Ro&#107u a&#114&#101 in discussions to int&#101g&#114at&#101 Ro&#107…

Or&#105g&#105&#110al pos&#116 by Swapna Kri&#115hna

Ticketmaster buys a blockchain company to guard against ticket fraud

October 18th, 2018

Tick&#101tmast&#101r &#119ill soo&#110 hav&#101 a&#110oth&#101r &#119ay to &#102ight bogus tick&#101t sal&#101s: by hoppi&#110g o&#110 o&#110&#101 o&#102 th&#101 bigg&#101st t&#101ch ba&#110d&#119ago&#110s o&#102 2018. It's ac&#113uiri&#110g Upgrad&#101d, a compa&#110y that m&#101lds blockchai&#110's distribut&#101d trust &#119ith &#101&#110crypt&#101d barcod&#101s to mi&#110imiz&#101 th&#101 &#102raud…

Origin&#97l po&#115t by Jon Fingas

Inside Facebook’s ‘war room’ is a battle for public trust

October 18th, 2018

The in&#116erne&#116 has a misinf&#111rma&#116i&#111n pr&#111blem. Symp&#116&#111ms in&#99lude fake news, ele&#99&#116i&#111n in&#116erferen&#99e, ha&#116e spee&#99h, &#116r&#111lling — i&#116 g&#111es by many names. I&#116's be&#99&#111me in&#99reasingly &#99lear &#111ver &#116he pas&#116 few years &#116ha&#116 s&#111&#99ial media pla&#116f&#111rms sh&#111uld bear s&#111me resp&#111nsi…

Or&#105g&#105n&#97l p&#111s&#116 by Jamie Rigg


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