Technology

Cnet

We put both the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro through a series of drops to see if they would survive. Turns out, they're a lot tougher than we thought. [...]
Source: Cnet
The island needs to know that Batman is here. [...]
Source: Cnet
Explore the miniature Gotham City and grab the Catwoman outfit. [...]
Source: Cnet
Will Game of Thrones be crowned the best TV show? Will Netflix beat HBO? We take a look at the prospects of the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards this Sunday. [...]
Source: Cnet

Mashable

The digital TV recording company TiVo is back in the spotlight with some upcoming changes and new products. TiVo had its heyday back in the early 2000s before DVR and streaming were everywhere, but it still has a few million subscribers. Those viewers will soon be subjected to ads playing [...]
Source: Mashable
Admit it, you've Googled, "How to remove..." for red wine spills, bacon grease splatters, and even blood droplets. These all feel impossibly unforgiving when they get on your clothes, so we turn to the search platform hoping the almighty Google will provide the help we need. The internet offers up some [...]
Source: Mashable
Would you rather take an Uber ride home alone late at night or have a self-driving taxi service come pick you up with no one at the front wheel? The prospect of riding in a car with only a stranger driving can feel as unsafe as some people feel about new [...]
Source: Mashable
Weekends are always the best time for a good thirst trap party, and this new one is a blast from the past. Yes, it turns out that famed Swiss psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach is a stone-cold hottie. He looks like what we'd see if Brad Pitt traveled back in time and somehow [...]
Source: Mashable

TechCrunch

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As Facebook prepares to launch its new cryptocurrency Libra in 2020, it's putting the pieces in place to help it run. In one of the latest developments, it has acquired Servicefriend, a startup that built bots — chat clients for messaging apps based on artificial intelligence — to help [...]
Source: Tech Crunch
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, a 35-year-old billionaire who keeps refusing to sit in front of international parliamentarians to answer questions about his ad business' impact on democracy and human rights around the world, has a new piece of accountability theatre to sell you: An “Oversight Board“. Not of Facebook's business [...]
Source: Tech Crunch
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Alchemist Accelerator, a startup incubator which focuses on enterprise companies, held a demo day yesterday for its 22nd batch. Each company got 5 minutes to tell a theater full of investors who they are, what they're building, and why they might be the best to build it. We saw companies working [...]
Source: Tech Crunch
Aicha Evans, CEO of self-driving startup Zoox, is joining us at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco in just two short weeks. Evans came on board to Zoox earlier this year following the unexpected firing of co-founder and former CEO Tim Kentley-Klay in August. At the time of the announcement, Zoox co-founder [...]
Source: Tech Crunch

Ethnobotanists have a new theory on which plant the berserkers ingested. [...]
Source: Wired
Orbital images of the planet's iconic rings approach fine art. [...]
Source: Wired
Netflix's 10-episode series is very, very impressive and has at least one Muppet-phobic freaked out. [...]
Source: Wired
The Saudi oil strike, a license plate privacy disaster, and more of the week's top security news. [...]
Source: Wired
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