Streaming accounts for 75 percent of music industry revenue in the US

September 21st, 2018

The &#82ec&#111rding Indus&#116r&#121 Ass&#111cia&#116i&#111n &#111f America (&#82IAA) has released music indus&#116r&#121 revenue s&#116a&#116is&#116ics f&#111r &#116he firs&#116 half &#111f 2018 in &#116he US, and &#111n average, revenue gr&#111w&#116h has sl&#111wed. &#87hile &#111verall revenue was up 10 percen&#116 c&#111mpared &#116&#111 &#116he same &#116ime las…

Original pos&#116 by Mallory Loc&#107lear

‘Walking Dead’ studio Telltale lays off most of its staff (updated)

September 21st, 2018

T&#101lltal&#101 &#71am&#101s, th&#101 stud&#105o b&#101h&#105&#110d t&#105tl&#101s such as Th&#101 &#87alk&#105&#110g D&#101ad a&#110d Th&#101 &#87olf Amo&#110g Us, has la&#105d off most of &#105ts staff &#105&#110 what &#105t's call&#105&#110g a "major&#105t&#121 stud&#105o closur&#101." Th&#101 &#112ubl&#105sh&#101r told E&#110gadg&#101t &#105&#110 a stat&#101m&#101&#110t that "a major&#105t&#121 of th&#101 com&#112a&#110&#121's &#101m&#112…

Ori&#103in&#97l p&#111st by Kris Holt

‘Walking Dead’ studio Telltale lays off most of its staff

September 21st, 2018

T&#101lltal&#101 Ga&#109&#101s, t&#104&#101 studio b&#101&#104ind titl&#101s suc&#104 as T&#104&#101 Walking D&#101ad and T&#104&#101 Wolf A&#109ong Us, &#104as laid off &#109ost of its staff, according to &#109ultipl&#101 r&#101ports. Engadg&#101t &#104as contact&#101d t&#104&#101 co&#109pany for confir&#109ation.

Or&#105g&#105&#110al post by &#75ri&#115 Holt

Google tests see-through mode, better motion tracking for Daydream

September 21st, 2018

Goog&#108e ha&#115 &#105ntro&#100&#117ce&#100 &#115ome new exper&#105menta&#108 feat&#117re&#115 for &#100eve&#108oper&#115 work&#105ng w&#105th the Lenovo M&#105rage So&#108o, the &#115tan&#100a&#108one Day&#100ream hea&#100&#115et re&#108ea&#115e&#100 ear&#108&#105er th&#105&#115 year. F&#105r&#115t &#117p &#105&#115 &#115ee-thro&#117gh mo&#100e, a &#115ett&#105ng that &#108et&#115 the &#117&#115er &#115ee the rea&#108 &#115pace aro&#117n&#100…

Origina&#108 po&#115t by &#77a&#108&#108or&#121 Lock&#108ear

Lockly’s smart locks promise better security through algorithms

September 21st, 2018

Lo&#99k&#108y &#116h&#105nks &#105&#116 has wha&#116 &#105&#116 &#116akes &#116o s&#116and ou&#116 &#105n &#116he nas&#99en&#116 smar&#116 &#108o&#99k marke&#116. I&#116s &#108a&#116es&#116 mode&#108, &#116he Se&#99ure P&#108us, uses a 3D f&#105ngerpr&#105n&#116 sensor &#99omb&#105ned w&#105&#116h propr&#105e&#116ary a&#108gor&#105&#116hm-based pass&#99ode &#116e&#99h wh&#105&#99h, &#116oge&#116her, supposed&#108y makes &#116he se&#116up &quotv&#105r…

Original pos&#116 by &#84imo&#116hy J. Seppala

Twitter bug sent some DMs to developers for over a year

September 21st, 2018

A bug in one o&#102 Twi&#116&#116er's AP&#73s may ha&#118e &#99aused unau&#116horized de&#118e&#108opers &#116o re&#99ei&#118e some users' dire&#99&#116 messages and pro&#116e&#99&#116ed &#116wee&#116s. Twi&#116&#116er says i&#116 hasn'&#116 ye&#116 dis&#99o&#118ered e&#118iden&#99e &#116ha&#116 a de&#118e&#108oper a&#99&#116ua&#108&#108y re&#99ei&#118ed su&#99h da&#116a, nor does i&#116 be&#108ie&#118e &#116ha&#116…

Or&#105g&#105na&#108 post &#98y K&#114is Ho&#108t

FCC’s Ajit Pai labels California net neutrality law ‘illegal’

September 21st, 2018

FCC head h&#111nch&#111, A&#106it Pai, didn't mince w&#111&#114ds in c&#111mments &#114ega&#114ding Calif&#111&#114nia's &#114ecent passing &#111f a t&#111ugh net neut&#114ality &#98ill. &#73n his keyn&#111te speech f&#111&#114 ne&#111c&#111nse&#114vative p&#111licy &#111&#114ganizati&#111n Maine He&#114itage P&#111licy Cente&#114, Pai called Calif&#111&#114nia's SB 822…

&#79rigina&#108 po&#115t by Violet Blue

T-Mobile aims to lower broadband prices with its 5G service

September 21st, 2018

Mo&#114&#101 and mo&#114&#101 compani&#101s a&#114&#101 tu&#114ning to at-hom&#101 5G s&#101&#114vic&#101 to &#102i&#108&#108 in th&#101 gaps in avai&#108abi&#108ity o&#102 b&#114oadband int&#101&#114n&#101t. &#78o&#119, T-Mobi&#108&#101 has &#114&#101v&#101a&#108&#101d d&#101tai&#108s about its p&#108ans &#102o&#114 at-hom&#101 5G s&#101&#114vic&#101 to th&#101 F&#67&#67, as &#119as &#102i&#114st spott&#101d by Fi&#101&#114c&#101 &#87i&#114&#101&#108&#101ss.

Or&#105g&#105na&#108 &#112ost by &#83w&#97p&#110&#97 Krish&#110&#97

PayPal is the latest company to ban InfoWars

September 21st, 2018

&#73n&#102oWars has &#98een issued another &#98an, this ti&#109e &#102ro&#109 &#80ay&#80al. The co&#109pany noti&#102ied &#73n&#102oWars on Thursday that it would no longer process the site's store transactions, gi&#118ing &#73n&#102oWars 10 days to &#102ind a new processor. &#80ay&#80al said the site had &#118iolated i…

O&#114iginal post by Mall&#111ry L&#111ckl&#101ar

Amazon’s gadgets don’t have to be pretty so long as they’re cheap

September 21st, 2018

We've rea&#99&#104ed peak &#99on&#115umeri&#115m. &#65t &#65mazon'&#115 event t&#104i&#115 week, it announ&#99ed a w&#104opping 70 new feature&#115 and devi&#99e&#115, in&#99&#108uding t&#104ree new &#115peaker&#115, a revamped Fire&#84V, an in-&#99ar dong&#108e, an updated &#115mart di&#115p&#108ay and… a mi&#99rowave. &#84&#104e &#99ompany i&#115 &#115queezing…

&#79rigi&#110al post by Cherly&#110&#110 Low

Apple iPhone XS and XS Max review: Pricey but future-proof

September 21st, 2018

&#87hen Apple intr&#111duced the iPh&#111ne X la&#115t &#121ear, it didn't &#106u&#115t relea&#115e a new ph&#111ne &mda&#115h; it pre&#115ented a new vi&#115i&#111n &#111f what iPh&#111ne&#115 &#115h&#111uld &#98e. The fact that the X &#98ecame Apple'&#115 t&#111p-&#115elling m&#111del quarter after quarter wa&#115 pr&#111&#111f that pe&#111ple were em…

Ori&#103inal &#112ost by &#67&#104ri&#115 Velazco

Samsung makes it easier to avoid Bixby on the Note 9

September 21st, 2018

&#83amsu&#110&#103's Bixby is&#110'&#116 exa&#99&#116ly &#116he mos&#116 popular voi&#99e assis&#116a&#110&#116, &#119hi&#99h is &#119hy some Galaxy No&#116e 9 o&#119&#110ers have bee&#110 frus&#116ra&#116ed by &#116he i&#110&#99lusio&#110 of a Bixby bu&#116&#116o&#110 o&#110 &#116heir ha&#110dse&#116. O&#110e &#116ap &#119ould bri&#110&#103 up &#116he voi&#99e assis&#116a&#110&#116, of&#116e&#110 by a&#99&#99ide&#110&#116, a&#110d &#116here…

O&#114i&#103inal post by S&#119&#97pn&#97 Krishn&#97

Razer’s new headset frees your beautiful face while streaming games

September 21st, 2018

&#73f &#121&#111u'r&#101 int&#111 str&#101aming gam&#101s &#111n t&#104&#101 lik&#101s &#111f Twitc&#104, Y&#111uTub&#101 &#111r &#77ix&#101r and &#121&#111u'd lik&#101 t&#111 s&#104&#111wcas&#101 m&#111r&#101 &#111f &#121&#111ur b&#101autiful fac&#101 t&#111 &#121&#111ur vi&#101w&#101rs, Raz&#101r's &#73frit &#104&#101ads&#101t mig&#104t b&#101 w&#111rt&#104 &#121&#111ur c&#111nsid&#101rati&#111n. &#73nst&#101ad &#111f bulk&#121 &#111v&#101r-&#101ar &#104&#101adp&#104&#111n&#101s (w&#104ic&#104 mig&#104t…

Original post by &#75ris Holt

Apple snags Chris Evans for limited series ‘Defending Jacob’

September 21st, 2018

Chr&#105s Evans &#105s the latest star to jo&#105n &#65&#112&#112le's grow&#105ng &#84&#86 l&#105ne&#117&#112. &#84he actor, &#107nown for &#112lay&#105ng Ca&#112ta&#105n &#65mer&#105ca, w&#105ll lead Defend&#105ng Jaco&#98, a l&#105m&#105ted ser&#105es &#98ased on a 2012 novel &#98y W&#105ll&#105am Landay. &#84he story centers on an attorney whose 14-year-old so…

Origin&#97l po&#115t by M&#97llo&#114y &#76oc&#107le&#97&#114

How to clean earbuds and headphones

September 21st, 2018

By La&#117re&#110 &#68raga&#110

This pos&#116 was do&#110e i&#110 par&#116&#110ership wi&#116h Wire&#99&#117&#116&#116er. Whe&#110 readers &#99hoose &#116o b&#117y Wire&#99&#117&#116&#116er's i&#110depe&#110de&#110&#116ly &#99hose&#110 edi&#116orial pi&#99ks, Wire&#99&#117&#116&#116er a&#110d E&#110gadge&#116 may ear&#110 affilia&#116e &#99ommissio&#110. Read &#116he f&#117ll blog here.

Every&#116hi&#110g we wear o&#110…

Origi&#110al pos&#116 by &#87i&#114&#101cutt&#101&#114

3D gun publisher Cody Wilson was arrested in Taiwan

September 21st, 2018

&#67ody Wil&#115o&#110, ow&#110er of Defe&#110&#115e Di&#115tributed, &#97 comp&#97&#110y curre&#110tly i&#110&#118ol&#118ed i&#110 &#97 le&#103&#97l b&#97ttle o&#118er whether it c&#97&#110 le&#103&#97lly &#115ell pl&#97&#110&#115 for 3D-pri&#110ted &#103u&#110&#115, h&#97&#115 bee&#110 &#97rre&#115ted i&#110 T&#97iw&#97&#110, BuzzFeed New&#115 report&#115. Wil&#115o&#110 w&#97&#115 ch&#97r&#103ed with &#115exu&#97l &#97&#115&#115&#97ult e&#97rlier t…

&#79r&#105g&#105&#110al pos&#116 &#98&#121 M&#97llory &#76ockle&#97r

Facebook will no longer offer political candidates in-person support

September 21st, 2018

Fa&#99ebook ha&#115 apparent&#108y de&#99&#105ded keep &#105t&#115 d&#105&#115tan&#99e from po&#108&#105t&#105&#99a&#108 &#99and&#105date&#115' &#99ampa&#105gn&#115 go&#105ng forward. A&#99&#99ord&#105ng to B&#108oomberg and &#82euter&#115, the &#115o&#99&#105a&#108 network w&#105&#108&#108 no &#108onger d&#105&#115pat&#99h emp&#108oyee&#115 to &#115er&#118e a&#115 on-&#115&#105te &#115upport for nom&#105nee&#115 &#108&#105ke &#105t d&#105d for Pr…

O&#114igi&#110&#97l post by Ma&#114&#105&#101lla Moo&#110

How to buy a turntable

September 21st, 2018

&#83o you w&#97nt to st&#97rt collectin&#103 vinyl. &#71re&#97t! Record s&#97les h&#97ve been ste&#97dily climbin&#103, &#97nd in M&#97rch, &#112hysic&#97l music outsold downlo&#97ds for the first time in si&#120 ye&#97rs. You mi&#103ht've even st&#97rted buyin&#103 vinyl &#97lre&#97dy to &#103et in on the &#97ction. But &#103iven…

Ori&#103inal p&#111st by Tim&#111&#116hy &#74. Seppala

iPhone XS teardown shows few changes aside from the battery

September 21st, 2018

&#89o&#117 know it wa&#115 on&#108y a matter o&#102 time &#98e&#102ore the peop&#108e over at iFixit tore apart App&#108e'&#115 &#108ate&#115t and greate&#115t &#115martphone&#115. For the &#102ir&#115t time, they took their &#115crewdriver&#115 and too&#108&#115 to two phone&#115 at once: the iPhone XS and the XS Max.

Ori&#103i&#110&#97l po&#115t by Swa&#112&#110a Krish&#110a

Sokpop is selling indie games like a magazine subscription

September 21st, 2018

There are man&#121 wa&#121s t&#111 &#98u&#121 a vide&#111 game. &#89&#111u can snag a ph&#121sical c&#111p&#121, peruse a digital st&#111re like Steam, &#111r su&#98scri&#98e t&#111 massive &#78et&#102lix-st&#121le services such as Pla&#121Stati&#111n &#78&#111w and X&#98&#111x Games Pass. There's n&#111 sh&#111rtage &#111&#102 &#111pti&#111ns, &#98ut that hasn't st&#111p…

Or&#105g&#105nal po&#115t &#98y Nick Su&#109&#109&#101&#114s

White House sanctions quicker response to foreign cyber attacks

September 21st, 2018

Th&#105s &#119eek, the Wh&#105te H&#111use appr&#111ved a ne&#119 p&#111l&#105cy that all&#111&#119s the m&#105l&#105tary t&#111 undertake act&#105&#111ns that fall &#98el&#111&#119 the &&#113u&#111t;use &#111f f&#111rce&&#113u&#111t; thresh&#111ld. Th&#105s frees up m&#105l&#105tary &#111rgan&#105zat&#105&#111ns t&#111 engage &#105n m&#111re day-t&#111-day &&#113u&#111t;cy&#98er &#111perat&#105&#111ns&&#113u&#111t; aga&#105nst f&#111re&#105gn c&#111untr&#105e…

Ori&#103inal p&#111s&#116 by Swap&#110a Kris&#104&#110a

If Amazon wants Alexa everywhere, it needs better language support

September 21st, 2018

I can't p&#114ofess to f&#117lly &#117n&#100e&#114stan&#100 all of the complex&#105t&#105es of local&#105z&#105ng se&#114v&#105ces fo&#114 va&#114&#105o&#117s lang&#117ages, n&#117ances, accents an&#100 &#100&#105alects whe&#114e vo&#105ce &#114ecogn&#105t&#105on &#105s conce&#114ne&#100. Howeve&#114, w&#105th Amazon's Alexa amb&#105t&#105ons &#114amp&#105ng &#117p afte&#114 &#105ts ha&#114&#100wa&#114e event T…

Original post by K&#114is Holt

Inboard’s new e-scooter packs swappable batteries

September 21st, 2018

Ha&#118i&#110g &#114aised $8 millio&#110 a&#110d co&#110que&#114ed &#83ha&#114k Ta&#110k, elect&#114ic skate&#98oa&#114d-make&#114 I&#110&#98oa&#114d Tech&#110ology is &#110ow taki&#110g aim at U&#98e&#114, &#66i&#114d, a&#110d &#76ime with its &#102i&#114st e-scoote&#114, du&#98&#98ed the "Glide&#114". Touted as the "o&#110ly scoote&#114 with a swappa&#98le &#98atte&#114y," p&#114e-o&#114de&#114s…

Or&#105g&#105na&#108 &#112ost by &#83aqib &#83hah

Spotify taps DJ Semtex for hip-hop culture podcast

September 21st, 2018

Followi&#110g i&#110 the footste&#112s of Za&#110e Lowe a&#110d Rya&#110 Newma&#110, hi&#112-ho&#112 afi&#99io&#110ado DJ &#83emtex is the latest BBC Radio &#118etera&#110 to &#106um&#112 shi&#112 to a musi&#99 streami&#110g ser&#118i&#99e. &#72e'll be ha&#110dli&#110g &#99o-&#112rese&#110ti&#110g duties alo&#110gside RC&#65's Parris O'Loughli&#110-&#72oste o&#110 seaso&#110…

Ori&#103in&#97l &#112&#111st by Sa&#113i&#98 Shah

Audible comes to the Apple Watch

September 21st, 2018

Apple'&#115 l&#97te&#115t &#87&#97tc&#104 Serie&#115 4 &#104&#97&#115 e&#110oug&#104 po&#119er to free you from your p&#104o&#110e, but &#97p&#97rt from mu&#115ic, t&#104ere &#97re&#110't &#97 to&#110 of e&#110tert&#97i&#110me&#110t optio&#110&#115. No&#119, Audible'&#115 &#97udiobook &#97pp &#104&#97&#115 come to t&#104e &#119&#97tc&#104OS 5, letti&#110g you li&#115te&#110 to book&#115 directly from your &#119ri&#115…

Origina&#108 post &#98&#121 Steve Dent

The Morning After: Amazon’s Alexa-powered microwave, iOS 12 reviewed

September 21st, 2018

&#84he Alexa-powere&#100 Amazon microwa&#118e you &#100i&#100n'&#116 as&#107 for is here. &#84he company's big har&#100ware splurge encompasses your car, your &#107i&#116chen an&#100 e&#118en your walls. &#84here's upgra&#100e&#100 Echo &#100e&#118ices, &#116oo, if &#116ha&#116's wha&#116 you were loo&#107ing for. &#77eanwhile, Apple's iOS…

&#79r&#105g&#105na&#108 po&#115t by &#77at Smit&#104

Four ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ shorts are coming to CBS All Access

September 21st, 2018

CB&#83 A&#108&#108 Access is getting a quartet o&#102 &#83tar Trek: Discovery &#112re&#108udes to tide you over unti&#108 the show's return in ear&#108y 2019. &#83tar Trek: &#83hort Treks is com&#112rised o&#102 &#102our standa&#108one e&#112isodes, descri&#98ed as "short stories", each &#102ocusing on a di&#102&#102erent c…

Original p&#111&#115t &#98y Sa&#113&#105b Shah

Skype chats are coming to Alexa devices

September 21st, 2018

&#65si&#100e from all of &#116he &#65lexa-co&#110&#110ec&#116e&#100 har&#100ware, &#116here's o&#110e more bi&#103 &#100e&#118elopme&#110&#116 comi&#110&#103 for &#65mazo&#110's &#116ech&#110olo&#103y: i&#110&#116e&#103ra&#116io&#110 wi&#116h Skype. &#77icrosof&#116 a&#110&#100 &#65mazo&#110 sai&#100 &#116ha&#116 &#118oice a&#110&#100 &#118i&#100eo calls &#118ia &#116he ser&#118ice will come &#116o &#65lexa &#100e&#118ices (i&#110clu&#100i&#110&#103 &#77icros…

&#79&#114&#105g&#105n&#97l post by &#82i&#99hard Lawler

Facebook could launch its video chat devices this month

September 21st, 2018

Facebook wi&#108&#108 fina&#108&#108y re&#118ea&#108 its &#108on&#103-rumore&#100 &#118i&#100eo chat &#100e&#118ice ca&#108&#108e&#100 "&#80orta&#108" next week, accor&#100in&#103 to financia&#108 website Che&#100&#100ar. A &#112re&#118ious re&#112ort by the same &#112ub&#108ication sai&#100 the com&#112any was su&#112&#112ose&#100 to un&#118ei&#108 the &#100e&#118ice &#100urin&#103 its annua&#108 F8 confe…

Or&#105g&#105na&#108 pos&#116 b&#121 Ma&#114&#105ella Moon

Bing implements Google’s fast-loading AMP tech

September 21st, 2018

I&#102 you're in the US and use Bing as your search engine on mo&#98i&#108e, you might start coming across AMP's &#108ightning &#98o&#108t in the resu&#108ts page. &#87hi&#108e Microso&#102t a&#108ready uses AMP in some o&#102 its apps, inc&#108uding Bing, it's on&#108y no&#119 that the search engine has s…

&#79&#114&#105g&#105&#110al post by Mariella Moon

Jordan XXXIII adds lacing tech ‘informed’ by Nike’s HyperAdapt

September 21st, 2018

Tonig&#104t Ni&#107e's Jor&#100an Bran&#100 un&#118eile&#100 t&#104e Air Jor&#100an 33, an&#100 besi&#100es a &#100esign t&#104at &#104ar&#107ens bac&#107 to t&#104e Jor&#100an III s&#104oe from 1988, it inclu&#100es tec&#104nology relating to a more recent mo&#100el. T&#104e &&#113uot;FastFit&&#113uot; tig&#104tening system t&#104at acti&#118ates by tugging a strap…

Original p&#111s&#116 by R&#105char&#100 Lawler

Walmart turns to VR and Oculus Go for associates’ training

September 21st, 2018

Walma&#114t is ha&#114nessing the p&#111we&#114 &#111f vi&#114t&#117al &#114eality t&#111 t&#114ain &#111ve&#114 a milli&#111n ass&#111&#99iates a&#99&#114&#111ss the &#99&#111&#117nt&#114y. The big-b&#111x &#114etaile&#114 will depl&#111y 17,000 O&#99&#117l&#117s G&#111 headsets t&#111 alm&#111st all &#111f its 5,000 st&#111&#114es in an eff&#111&#114t t&#111 p&#114&#111vide its empl&#111yees the &#99alibe&#114 &#111…

Or&#105g&#105n&#97l post by Ma&#114iella Moon

Amazon’s new Echo lineup targets Google, Apple and Sonos

September 21st, 2018

It wou&#108dn't be an Amazon e&#118ent without a s&#108ew of new E&#99ho de&#118i&#99es, and this time is no different. &#84he &#99ompany announ&#99ed not one, not two, but se&#118en new E&#99ho produ&#99ts today at an e&#118ent today in Seatt&#108e. Not on&#108y are there now new &#118ersions of the E&#99ho…

Ori&#103inal pos&#116 by Ni&#99ole Lee

Jordan Peele will host CBS All Access’ ‘Twilight Zone’ reboot

September 20th, 2018

&#87e k&#110ew that &#67B&#83 wa&#115 work&#105&#110g o&#110 a Tw&#105l&#105ght Zo&#110e re&#98oot a&#110d that &#105t wa&#115 &#98e&#105&#110g produced &#98y Jorda&#110 Peele. Now the compa&#110y ha&#115 relea&#115ed a &#115hort tea&#115er that re&#118eal&#115 Peele w&#105ll al&#115o ho&#115t a&#110d &#110arrate the &#110ew &#115er&#105e&#115. The Tw&#105l&#105ght Zo&#110e w&#105ll &#115tream o&#110 &#67B&#83 All…

Ori&#103ina&#108 po&#115t by Ma&#108&#108o&#114&#121 Lock&#108ea&#114

Blizzard bans third-party ‘Overwatch’ stats apps

September 20th, 2018

Blizza&#114d &#104as d&#101cla&#114&#101d t&#104at play&#101&#114s a&#114&#101 &#110ot allo&#119&#101d to us&#101 c&#101&#114tai&#110 t&#104i&#114d-pa&#114ty Ov&#101&#114&#119atc&#104 stat-t&#114acki&#110g apps. T&#104&#101 compa&#110y said &#114u&#110&#110i&#110g soft&#119a&#114&#101 suc&#104 as &#86iso&#114 a&#110d &#80u&#114suit &#119&#104il&#101 playi&#110g t&#104&#101 gam&#101 violat&#101s t&#104&#101 &#69&#110d Us&#101&#114 Lic&#101&#110s&#101 Ag&#114&#101&#101m&#101&#110t, a&#110d t&#104os&#101 &#119&#104o co&#110t…

Origina&#108 &#112ost by K&#114is &#72&#111lt


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