Best Buy takes aim at Amazon Prime with its own membership program

The company's new program should appeal to Geek Squad frequent fliers. Enlarge / Extended warranties and unlimited tech support—including on things you didn't purchase from Best Buy in the first place—are bigger potential value-adds to Best.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaApr 8th, 2021

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 News7 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. 9 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 News10 hr. 41 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 News10 hr. 41 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 News10 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. 9 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 News13 hr. 40 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 News13 hr. 40 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 News13 hr. 41 min. ago

Amazon Takes Steps Toward Kuiper Satellite Broadband Service

Amazon Takes Steps Toward Kuiper Satellite Broadband Service SpaceX’s Starlink service tends to get much of the attention in the next generation low earth orbit (LEO) satellite broadband movement. But not too far behind Starlink is Amazon Kuiper b.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News13 hr. 41 min. ago

Alliance urges NHTSA to modernize new-vehicle evaluation program

The Alliance for Automotive Innovation has proposed five recommendations to keep the New Car Assessment Program current by evaluating and rating new and advanced safety and performance features in today's vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 41 min. ago

Magic Leap 2 Headset To Be Unveiled at "End of This Year," CEO Says

Magic Leap's next augmented realty headset is on track to be unveiled later this year. From a report: In an interview with Protocol published on Tuesday, CEO Peggy Johnson said the Magic Leap 2 will be released through an early adopter program at the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 9 min. ago

Amazon Opens London Augmented Reality Salon To Showcase Tech has opened a new hair salon in East London to showcase augmented reality and "point and learn" marketing technology that lets customers point their phones at a product to get more information. From a report: The 1,500 square-foot (139 squa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 41 min. ago

iRobot Roomba i3+ just got an unbelievable discount

For help in maintaining a spotless floor, you should check out the iRobot Roomba i3+. The robot vacuum is currently on sale from Best Buy with a $200 discount......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 9 min. ago

The best free Kindle books on Amazon Prime

Prime Reading offers a huge catalog of books to choose from. We've hand-picked the best books across a range of genres, so there's something to suit all tastes......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 9 min. ago

Price of food may influence decision to buy alcohol, new UK research suggests

People consume less alcohol as the price of food increases, suggesting this may influence the decision to buy it, a new study led by Cardiff University has found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 9 min. ago

What is Audible? Amazon’s audiobook service explained

Audible is an Amazon company that sells and produces audiobooks. Read to learn more about Audible, how much the service costs, and what you get for your money......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 9 min. ago

Will NFTs change how we buy our homes?

“Tokenisation” could change how many people can own a property and speed up transactions......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in May 2021

Amazon Prime Video adds new titles each month that are free for all Prime members. Check out all the new content hitting Amazon Prime Video in May......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Microsoft Edge "Performance Mode" Takes the Load Off Your CPU and RAM, Saves Battery

An anonymous reader quotes a report from 9to5Google: The latest addition coming to Microsoft Edge is "performance mode." Rolling out first to the Canary channel, "performance mode" in Microsoft Edge is designed to improve how the browser uses the res.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021