Technology

Cnet

Paul McCartney, Elton John, Lizzo and Billie Eilish will all participate in the April 18 event. [...]
Source: Cnet
These pandas, members of a threatened species, are a shining example of perseverance. [...]
Source: Cnet
The new series, At Home with Olaf, features everyone's favorite snowman. [...]
Source: Cnet
Google plans week-long series of appreciation Doodles honoring heroes battling the virus, starting with doctors and nurses. [...]
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Mashable

Headspace offers free guided meditations and workouts for New Yorkers
New York is the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, so Headspace is bringing a little bit of relief to the Empire State. Headspace announced a partnership with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office to offer free guided meditations, sleep sounds, exercises, and mindfulness content for kids on a [...]
Source: Mashable
Face masks for superhero lovers, 'Tiger King' fans, kids, and everyone else
Now that federal officials have changed their tune and are recommending Americans use masks in public to combat the coronavirus pandemic, many folks are left scrambling to figure out the best (and perhaps most stylish) way to cover their faces. Wearing a mask is helpful mainly by keeping you — [...]
Source: Mashable
iPad Pros are on sale, plus more laptop and tablet deals
If you're lucky enough to get to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, you probably have a laptop from your office. But using your computer for both professional and personal use is tricky — many companies have policies that basically say anything on their devices is owned by them [...]
Source: Mashable
The new 'Final Fantasy' has really good graphics, so cop a new 4K TV
Coronavirus season is also a season of letdowns for entertainment fans. On top of the numerous pushbacks of movie release dates like Mulan and Black Widow, it was announced on April 3 that The Last of Us Part II will be delayed indefinitely. However, there are still a few highly-awaited games [...]
Source: Mashable

TechCrunch

A group of European privacy experts has proposed a decentralized system for Bluetooth-based COVID-19 contacts tracing which they argue offers greater protection against abuse and misuse of people's data than apps which pull data into centralized pots. The protocol — which they're calling Decentralized Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing (DP-PPT) — has been [...]
Source: Tech Crunch
Space startup Swarm emerged from stealth mode in an unusual way two years ago when it turned out that it had launched some of its satellites in contravention of an FCC order not to do so. The regulator had argued that their satellites, which are tiny spacecraft smaller even than [...]
Source: Tech Crunch
Foursquare, the 10-year-old location platform based in New York City, has today announced its plan to merge with Factual. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The merged company will keep the Foursquare moniker, and Foursquare CEO David Shim will remain at the helm, with Factual's founder and now-former [...]
Source: Tech Crunch
AppGyver, a startup that has been on the forefront of low-code development since it first launched in 2013, today launched the latest version of its visual development platform. This update, dubbed Composer Pro, has been three years in the making and promises to overcome many of the limitations of today's [...]
Source: Tech Crunch

Need a little peace and quiet while you work from home? These earbuds are among our favorites and block out sound like a dream well. [...]
Source: Wired
Coronavirus stay-at-home orders mean a lot of people are indoors watching movies and TV. Now some networks are giving their wares away for free. [...]
Source: Wired
The Trump administration put off using the DPA for weeks. Now it may be too late to help secure N95 masks where they're needed most. [...]
Source: Wired
That famous map of the tongue, with the different sections for bitter, sweet, salty, and sour? Way wrong. Here's the fascinating truth. [...]
Source: Wired
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