Sunday, July 25, 2021

Watch Jeff Bezos get launched into space

Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, is flying to space Tuesday morning on his company’s suborbital rocket. He’s riding with a motley...

Among Us gets an official Irish translation

An ancient language and one of the most popular video games of the past year have collided with the launch of the official Irish...

Biden: Facebook and other platforms are ‘killing people’ with vaccine misinformation

Joe Biden said that Facebook and other social media platforms are “killing people” by allowing misinformation about COVID-19 to spread on their platforms. Biden’s comments...

WhatsApp is testing multidevice support that works without the phone

WhatsApp is finally pushing an improvement to a key feature that even the Facebook-owned instant messaging service acknowledges has been a top request from...

Why small design decisions can matter

While we usually look for major features in a device — speed or sound quality or picture sharpness — sometimes it’s the little things...

Autonomous drones learn to find ‘hidden’ meteorite impact sites

It's easy to find large meteorites (or their craters) once they've reached Earth, but the smaller ones often go neglected — scientists recover fewer...

TikTok tests letting US users to apply for jobs with video...

The reports were accurate: TikTok is expanding into job recruitment. As of today, the company has launched a pilot program that allows people in...

Don’t count out the Nintendo Switch Pro

The Nintendo Switch is fine. Like Alex says, there’s no pressing reason for Nintendo to replace it right now. But does that mean today’s...

ManoMano raises $355 million for its home improvement e-commerce platform

French startup ManoMano has raised a Series F funding round of $355 million led by Dragoneer Investment Group. The company operates an e-commerce platform...

Google removes popular Android apps that stole Facebook passwords

Google is still racing to pull Android apps that commit major privacy violations. Ars Technica notes that Google has removed nine apps from the...