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Get two months of Kindle Unlimited for ONLY $5 with this Prime Day deal

Been eyeing a Kindle Unlimited subscription? Amazon has a great Prime Day deal saving you 75% on the price of your first two months of Kindle Unlimited......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsJun 20th, 2021

Extra Crunch roundup: Square buys Afterpay, paid search basics, career advice for devs

Square paid around a quarter of its present-day value for Afterpay. That seems like a lot. But was it too much? Square paid around a quarter of its present-day value for Afterpay, Alex Wilhelm notes in The Exchange. That seems like a lot. B.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 51 min. ago

What Square’s acquisition of Afterpay means for startups

The main takeaways? "Buy now, pay later" may be effective at driving retail conversion, but scale matters and long-term margins look slim for BNPL startups. On Sunday Square announced it was gobbling up Afterpay in a deal worth $29 billion.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 51 min. ago

Substack doubles down on uncensored ‘free speech’ with acquisition of Letter

Substack announced last week that it acquired Letter, a platform that encourages written dialogue and debate. The financials of the deal weren’t disclosed, but this acquisition follows Substack’s recent $65 million raise. Newsletters are.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 51 min. ago

Spotify Plus might give free users unlimited track skipping for $1 per month

Spotify appears to be testing out a new paid plan that would give listeners direct access to songs and unlimited track skipping for just a buck a month......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 52 min. ago

Uber Requires Nondisclosure Agreement Before Helping CarjackedDriver

An anonymous reader shares a report: Five months after he was carjacked while driving for Uber, resulting in thousands of dollars in damage to his car, David Morrow finally received an offer of assistance from the company: $1,000, the amount of his i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 24 min. ago

Apple"s Touch ID-enabled Keyboard is Finally Available on Its Own

Three-and-half months after launching the Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, Apple is finally breaking it out from its iMac bundle. The accessory is now available as a standalone through Apple Stores and the company's site. From a report: There are two ve.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 24 min. ago

Deadly wildfire encircles Turkish power plant

Roaring blazes encircled a Turkish thermal power plant Tuesday and forced farmers to herd panicked cattle toward the sea as wildfires that have killed eight people raged on for a seventh day......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News12 hr. 23 min. ago

You won’t want to miss this incredible ExpressVPN deal

Signing up for a VPN is becoming a necessity, so you might want to take advantage of ExpressVPN's offer that lowers the price of a 12-month subscription by $55......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 24 min. ago

After nearly 20 months, Boeing and Starliner have a shot at redemption

Starliner to attempt second flight test beginning Tuesday afternoon. Boeing, NASA, and ULA are prepared to get the second Orbital Flight Test underway, no earlier than 1:20:18pm ET on August 3,.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News16 hr. 52 min. ago

Amazon"s Lord of the Rings Series Will Premiere In September 2022

One of Amazon's most anticipated originals to date, a yet-unnamed Lord of the Rings original series, will officially debut on Prime Video on Friday, September 2nd, 2022. The Verge reports: Along with a premiere date, Amazon Studios released an offici.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 24 min. ago

Highlights of the day: Notebook shipments to see weak growth in 3Q21

Global notebook shipments wee weaker than expected in second-quarter 2021, thanks to components shortages. Global notebook shipments will see less than 2% sequential growth in the third quarter. Smartphone AP shipments into China grew about 3% sequen.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 52 min. ago

Amazon Prime Video’s Lord of the Rings series finally has a premiere date

The first season of Amazon Prime Video's Lord of the Rings series has wrapped with a new picture from the set, and the show will finally bow in September 2022......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Zoom to pay $85M for lying about encryption and sending data to Facebook and Google

Zoom users to get $15 or $25 each in proposed settlement of class-action lawsuit. Enlarge / Technical preview of Zoom's end-to-end encryption, made available months after Zoom was caught lying to users about how it encrypts video calls. (credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Microsoft"s Windows 365 Cloud PC Service Will Range From $20 To $162 Per User Per Month

When Microsoft unveiled its Windows 365 Cloud PC desktop-as-a-service product last month, officials said they'd release pricing on the day the service became generally available, August 2. As promised, the company has published pricing, and it ranges.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Boeing set to retry test flight in bid to take on SpaceX

Boeing is slated to launch its long-anticipated Starliner spacecraft — which is built to carry NASA astronauts — on an uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station, a follow-up to the company's botched first attempt 18 months ago, tomo.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Google is building its own chip for the Pixel 6

Google just dumped a whole bunch of news about its upcoming Pixel 6 smartphone. Maybe the company was looking to get out in front of August 11’s big Samsung event — or perhaps it’s just hoping to keep people interested in the months leading.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Lilium in talks with Brazilian airline for $1B order

German electric aircraft startup Lilium is negotiating the terms for a 220-aircraft, $1 billion order with one of Brazil’s largest domestic airlines, the companies said Monday. Should the deal with Azul move forward, it would mark the largest order.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

The next generation of global payments: Afterpay + Square

Sunday was a big day in fintech: Afterpay has agreed to merge with Square. This agreement sets two of the most admired financial technology companies in recent history on a path to becoming one. Dana Stalder Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

UN climate chief: Carbon dioxide savings plans submitted for global summit fall short

A few months before the COP26 global climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, the United Nations climate chief has called on the international community to make more ambitious plans to reduce greenhouse gas emission......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Best cheap Kindle deals and sales for August 2021

If you like to read, Kindle e-readers are the best way to have your books on hand at all times......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021