There isn’t much left to be done in online networking apps. We are all familiar with professional (LinkedIn), social (Facebook), realtime (Twitter), and dating (Tinder, Bummble etc). But profile photos of the people you’re interacting with only get you so far. And we’ve all known that person who looked smart in the photo and turned […]
A ground-based telescope captures Intelsat 29e before the anomaly on Thursday, April 11. [credit: ExoAnalytic Solutions ] After another satellite went out of service in geostationary orbit this week, at least temporarily, new data now suggests the spacecraft may not be recoverable. On Wednesday, the satellite operator Intelsat acknowledged a “service outage” on its Intelsat […]
Google announced a new council to handle AI concerns and dissolved it after employees revolted. Meanwhile, a report says YouTube might have had its priorities messed up. All that, Android Q Beta 2, your comments and more in this episode of Alphabet City!
Did you recently buy a Samsung Galaxy S10? Consider changing these settings to get the most out of your new phone.
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: After April 15, inmates at the Adult Detention Center in Lowndes County, Mississippi will no longer be allowed to visit with family members face to face. Newton County, Missouri, implemented an in-person visitor ban last month. The Allen County Jail in Indiana phased out in-person visits […]
While Spotify dukes it out with Apple and other big tech names to target high-end users in mostly developed markets, a startup out of China has raised some money to expand its music streaming business in the massive but still nascent market of Africa. Boomplay, a service founded by Transsnet — a joint venture between […]
Antonio Monteiro’s beautiful 20,139-game collection wins him a place in the Guinness World Records.
Cutting_Crew writes: After the last remaining Blockbuster Video store closed in Australia on March 31st, there is only one remaining left on earth. That location is in Bend, Oregon and seems to be a thriving location, where they write out membership cards by hand and the system is rebooted using floppy disks, apparently only something […]
On Monday, Apple announced several different new entertainment options, from its Apple TV Channels streaming service to Apple TV Plus for original content. In this Tech Minute, hear more details about how these offerings work and when you’ll be able to start watching.