Square to buy ‘buy now, pay later’ giant Afterpay in $29B deal

In a blockbuster deal that rocks the fintech world, Square announced today that it is acquiring Australian buy now, pay later giant Afterpay in a $29 billion all-stock deal. The purchase price is based on the closing price of Square common stock on J.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchAug 2nd, 2021

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou expected to plead guilty to US charges

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is expected to appear in a Brooklyn court Friday to plead guilty to US charges as part of a deal that would allow her to return to China, a person briefed on the matter told CNN. The plea would end a nearly three-year legal sa.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News18 hr. 8 min. ago

Walmart is virtually giving away this Acer Nitro gaming laptop right now

Looking for a new laptop that will fill up your life meter inexpensively? Score big with this deal on the Acer Nitro 5, currently on sale for $870 at Walmart......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 8 min. ago

How to buy a refurbished Mac or MacBook computer

Buying a refurbished Mac can save you a fortune. Here's what you need to know when shopping for refurbished Apple products to ensure you get the best deal......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 8 min. ago

Don’t miss this insane deal on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 today

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 3, which remains a solid option despite its successor's launch, is available from Best Buy at $100 off, lowering its price to $300......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 36 min. ago

Earth and Venus grew up as rambunctious planets

What doesn't stick comes around: Using machine learning and simulations of giant impacts, researchers at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory found that the planets residing in the inner solar systems were likely born from repeated hit-and-run collisio.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 35 min. ago

Impossible Foods To Launch Meatless Pork In US, Hong Kong and Singapore

Impossible Foods' latest meatless product is set to hit tables from Thursday: plant-based pork that claims to be tastier and healthier than the real deal. CNBC reports: The ground pork product will first be available in restaurants in the U.S., Hong.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Why even giant ships can"t solve the shipping crisis

A shortage of vessels is hampering global trade and may lead to empty shelves before Christmas......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Jeep, Fiat, Ram to raise money for fighting pandemics in deal with Bono brand company

The Stellantis brands will release special edition vehicles as part of a multiyear partnership with Red, a brand licensing company that raises money to fight global health emergencies......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Zero-day flaw allows remote code execution even on fully-patched Macs

Apple has been doing a good job of patching various macOS security vulnerabilities as of late, but there's at least one that is proving harder to fix than the Cupertino giant had anticipated......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Intel 5th-Gen Core vs. 10th-Gen Core Architecture Benchmarked

You'd be forgiven if you had no idea Intel had a 5th-gen desktop CPU range, there were only 2 parts, and neither were on sale for long. However, Broadwell was a big deal as it ushered in Intel's now infamous 14nm process......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

New Life Is Strange True Colors Update Fixes PS5 Ray-Tracing Issues

The new Life is Strange True Colors update is out now for PS5, and fixes an issue related to ray-tracing. The post New Life Is Strange True Colors Update Fixes PS5 Ray-Tracing Issues appeared first on PlayStation Universe. Square Enix has releas.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

US Committee Is Reviewing Zoom"s $14.7 Billion Deal For Five9 On National-Security Grounds

A U.S. government committee is reviewing Zoom's agreement to acquire cloud contact center software company Five9 for $14.7 billion on national-security grounds. CNBC reports: According to a letter dated Aug. 27, the Federal Communications Commission.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

This Dell gaming laptop deal will save you over $300 — but hurry!

The Dell G15 gaming laptop not only has a fast Intel processor and advanced graphics card, but its 15.6-inch display has a 120Hz refresh rate......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Sequoia National Park"s Giant Forest unscathed by wildfire

The ancient massive trees of Sequoia National Park's famed Giant Forest were unscathed Tuesday even though a wildfire has been burning near them on the western side of California's Sierra Nevada for nearly two weeks......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Google is Buying a New York City Office Building for $2.1 Billion

Google is buying a new office building on Manhattan's West Side for $2.1 billion, the most expensive sale of a U.S. office building since the pandemic started. From a report: The tech giant is already leasing a 1.3 million-square-foot building in Hud.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Googlers Protest Removal of Russian App as Bend To Government

Google employees have joined the slew of politicians and activists blasting the internet giant for pulling a voting app from Russia's opposition leader, a move critics say showed the company was caving in to the Kremlin. From a report: Staff members.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Netflix Launches Free Plan in Kenya To Boost Growth

Netflix said on Monday it is launching a free mobile plan in Kenya as the global streaming giant looks to tap the East African nation that is home to over 20 million internet users. From a report: The free plan, which will be rolled out to all users.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Google’s spending $2.1 billion for even more New York City real estate

Google's Hudson Square campus adds St. John’s Terminal at 550 Washington St. Google's new building, lovingly rendered in front of Conde Nast headquarters......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

This is the single best QLED TV deal you can shop today

Upgrade your home theater setup with the 60-inch Samsung Q60A Series QLED 4K TV, which is available from Best Buy at $100 off, bringing its price down to $900......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Star Wars game by Quantic Dream will reportedly feature an open world, action gameplay, and multiplayer

YouTuber Gautoz (via VGC) started the rumor on September 16 when he claimed the studio had made a deal with Disney for a Star Wars game following the end of Quantic Dream’s three-year exclusivity deal with Sony......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021