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Best Buy"s New Beta Program Promises Concierge Tech Support For $200 a Year

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Best Buy is piloting a new paid membership service that would provide exclusive perks, including concierge-style tech support and exclusive pricing. The subscription service, which will cost $200 a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotApr 7th, 2021

Deliverect gobbles up $65M for a platform that streamlines online and offline food orders

Restaurants rode a wave of usage of food delivery services like Deliveroo, Uber Eats and DoorDash in the last year, discovering new revenues and ways to connect with diners to offset the fact that in-person trade for many of them had disappeared over.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News1 hr. 13 min. ago

Daily Crunch: Apple announces a new iPad Pro and much more

Apple announces new devices, Amazon opens a hair salon and Venmo adds cryptocurrency support. This is your Daily Crunch for April 20, 2021. The big story: Apple announces a new iPad Pro and much more Apple revealed a bunch of new products at its pres.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News2 hr. 41 min. ago

UMC plans 40% price hike in 2022

United Microelectronics (UMC) is negotiating contracts for next year, when the pure-play foundry plans to initiate another price hikes, according to sources at IC design houses......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 13 min. ago

Vietnam exports to EU hit US$10 billion in 1Q21

Exports from Vietnam to the EU experienced an 18% on-year growth to reach nearly US$10 billion in the first quarter of 2021, according to a report citing data from the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 13 min. ago

Concept Audi A6 E-Tron Has Headlights That Can Project Video Games

Audi has revealed its all-electric A6 E-tron concept, a luxury sedan that will come packed with tech including the ability to project video games on to a wall. Tom's Guide reports: The A6 E-tron, which was unveiled at Auto Shanghai 2021 today, is bui.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

Venmo to Allow Customers to Buy, Sell and Hold Cryptocurrencies

PayPal on Tuesday will begin allowing select customers of its Venmo app to buy, sell, and hold cryptocurrencies as consumers increasingly look for ways to pile into the digital assets. Bloomberg reports: The firm will make it available to all the app.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 13 min. ago

Who’s funding privacy tech?

New regulations, stricter cross-border data transfer rules and increasing calls for data sovereignty have helped the privacy startup space grow thanks to an uptick in investor support. Privacy isn’t dead, as many would have you believ.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

Discord walked away from Microsoft talks, may pursue an IPO

A month after reports that Microsoft sought to buy the hot voice chat app Discord surfaced, those talks are off, a source familiar with the deal confirmed to TechCrunch. Discord is considering plans to stay independent, possibly charting a path to it.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

Netflix blames ‘lighter content slate’ for slowing subscriber growth

Netflix added 4 million net new subscribers in the first quarter of 2021, bringing its total subscriber base to 207.6 million, according to its latest earnings report. Any year-over-year comparison was inevitably going to make this latest quarter see.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

Mercedes-Benz USA names new VP for customer service

Dianna du Preez, a more than 30-year Daimler veteran, replaces Christian Treiber, who is leaving after 28 years with the company......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 42 min. ago

Coal miners’ union lobbies for jobs in renewable energy

“We’ll take good paying jobs any way we can get them.” Enlarge (credit: Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images) What if the British crown had offered the Luddites a retraining program and the promise of good-paying factory job.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Apple takes on Tile with AR-ready AirTags tracking devices

The Find My app and the iPhone's U1 chip finally make a lot more sense. Carolyn Wolfman-Estrada, engineering program manager at Apple, presents AirTags (with one visible in her right hand)......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Venmo’s new crypto service lets you buy and sell bitcoin, ether, and litecoin

PayPal subsidiary Venmo rolls crypto platform out to users starting today. Enlarge / Promotional image of Crypto on Venmo. (credit: Venmo) The PayPal-owned Venmo service will let users buy, sell, and hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Fixed network of smartphones provides earthquake early warning in Costa Rica

Earthquake early warnings can be delivered successfully using a small network of off-the-shelf smartphones attached to building baseboards, according to a study conducted in Costa Rica last year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 41 min. ago

Can’t stand the Apple TV touchpad? You can buy the new Siri remote for $59

Along with a new version of the Apple TV 4K, today Apple showed off a new Siri remote. With a design that hides the touchpad, you can buy it on its own......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

The Windows 10 app store could major update that includes Win32 support

A new Windows 10 app store could deliver major design changes and also solve the app gap problems that developers and Windows users have long complained about......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 42 min. ago

SpaceX wins NASA contract to design moon lander

Elon Musk's SpaceX will develop the first commercial human lander for NASA as part of its Artemis program, which will carry the first woman to the moon. Read more Elon Musk's SpaceX will develop the first commercial human lander for NASA a.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News14 hr. 13 min. ago

Target CPA and Target ROAS will be bundled with other Google Smart Bidding strategies

Advertisers are still able to use tCPA and tROAS, but later this year, these options will only appear with Maximize Conversions and Maximize Conversion Value, respectively. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News14 hr. 13 min. ago

Health insurance advertisers in the U.S. now required to pass Google Ads certification

Similar to Google’s certification program for online pharmacies, this is another layer of protection for consumers and another step for healthcare advertisers. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News14 hr. 13 min. ago

Ziply™ Fiber Launches Agent Channel Program

Ziply™ Fiber Launches Agent Channel Program Kirkland, Wash. (April 15, 2021) – Ziply™ Fiber – which acquired the Northwest operations of Frontier Communications in May 2020 and immediately began investing an additional $500 million to improv.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News14 hr. 13 min. ago