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Streamlabs launches a ‘link in bio’ website builder that includes tipping

A number of online creators and influencers have adopted mobile-friendly “link in bio” websites, like Linktree, to point their fans to their social profiles or other content they want to promote. Today, live streaming software company Str.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

Netflix launches Fast Laughs, a TikTok-style comedy feed for subscribers

Dubbed Fast Laughs, the new mobile-only feature is accessible from the bottom navigation menu in the Netflix app on iOS. Simply tap the Fast Laughs tab and full-screen clips from Netflix’s library will start playing, one after another......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

Twitter tests new e-commerce features for tweets

Twitter confirmed it’s testing a new way to display tweets that link out to e-commerce product pages — like products on a Shopify store, for example. With a new Twitter card format, the company is experimenting with tweets that include a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

Consumer Reports launches recommendation label program

The consumer research nonprofit organization said one of the main goals is to break through a flood of fake product reviews that circulate online and confuse customers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 33 min. ago

AMD’s RX 6700XT GPU launches March 18 for $479

At $100 less than RX 6800, it's being positioned as a 1440p card. If you can buy one. Enlarge / The RX 6700XT GPU reaches retailers soon. When will it reach average customers, however? Honestly, who's to say at this point? AMD's RDNA 2 push c.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 5 min. ago

Microsoft launches ‘Group Transcribe,’ a transcription and translation app for in-person meetings

A new project from Microsoft’s in-house incubator, Microsoft Garage, introduces a different take on meeting transcriptions. While today there are a number of real-time transcription apps to use on your phone — like Otter.ai or Google̵.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 33 min. ago

Netflix launches ‘Fast Laughs,’ a TikTok-like feed of funny videos

Late last year, Netflix began experimenting with a new TikTok-like feed of funny videos inside its mobile app, which it called “Fast Laughs.” Today, the company announced the new feature is now rolling out on iOS, allowing users to watch,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 33 min. ago

A massively redesigned iMac could launch at any moment

Apple’s iMac is due for a major redesign with tons of new features this year, and a subtle change on the company’s website suggests it may happen any day now......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 33 min. ago

Hackers Exploit Websites To Give Them Excellent SEO Before Deploying Malware

schwit1 shares a report from ZDNet: Cyberattackers have turned to search engine optimization (SEO) techniques to deploy malware payloads to as many victims as possible. According to Sophos, the so-called search engine "deoptimization" method includes.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

The Asus ROG Phone 5 will have 18GB of RAM, according to benchmark

The ROG Phone 5 launches one week from today—you can watch the countdown on Asus' website. Being a gaming phone that's part of the ROG line, the device packs plenty of power, including a Qualcomm 888 SoC and dual-cell 6,000 mAh battery. It was expe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

Rookie Coding Mistake Prior To Gab Hack Came From Site"s CTO

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Over the weekend, word emerged that a hacker breached far-right social media website Gab and downloaded 70 gigabytes of data by exploiting a garden-variety security flaw known as an SQL injection.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 33 min. ago

Atomic, which only funds the startups it launches, just closed its newest fund with $260 million

Jack Abraham has a lot of confidence in what he’s building. Then again, you can’t be immodest or unsure of yourself if you’re going to bet exclusively on your own startups as an investor, which is precisely the model that Abraham.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 33 min. ago

Microsoft Launches Power Fx, a New Open Source Low-Code Language

Microsoft today announced Power Fx, a new low-code language that "will become the standard for writing logic customization across Microsoft's own low-code Power Platform," reports TechCrunch. "[S]ince the company is open-sourcing the language, Micros.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 33 min. ago

Beyond Meat Signs Global Supply Deals With McDonald"s, KFC and Pizza Hut

U.S. plant-based protein company Beyond Meat has signed global supply deals with fast food firms McDonald's and Yum! Brands, which includes KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and others. AgFunderNews reports: The three-year strategic agreement with McDonald's.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 33 min. ago

SmartThings Starts Saying Goodbye To Its Hardware

Stacey Higginbotham: If you own a 2013 SmartThings hub (that's the original) or a SmartThings Link for the Nvidia Shield TV, your hardware will stop working on June 30 of this year. The device depreciation is part of the announced exodus from manufac.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Square launches an in-house bank as fintech competition heats up

Square, the financial payments firm run by Jack Dorsey, launched an in-house bank that it says will allow it to "operate more nimbly" in an increasingly crowded fintech market......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Amazon’s GameOn app, a platform for sharing mobile gaming clips, launches on iOS

Mobile gaming hasn’t seen the same demand for streaming content in the past as desktop has, but Amazon sees a market there to extend Twitch’s dominance. After launching on Android back in November, the company’s mobile streaming cen.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Study explores link between forestry management and pesticides in aquatic species

Pesticides used in forestry may threaten species in downstream rivers and estuaries, but little is known about the extent to which this occurs. A new study by researchers at Portland State University found mussels, clams and oysters in watersheds alo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

The expanding possibilities of bio-based polymers

Finding innovative and sustainable solutions to our material needs is one of the core objectives of green chemistry. The myriad plastics that envelop our daily life—from mattresses to food and cars—are mostly made from oil-based monomers which ar.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Today’s best tech deals: Bose headphones, Assassin’s Creed, and more

Dealmaster also has portable Bluetooth speakers, board games, and the iPad Air. Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) Today's Dealmaster includes a good discount on Bose's Noise Cancelling Headphones 700, the white version of which is down to $299 at.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Rookie coding mistake prior to Gab hack came from site’s CTO

Site executive introduces, then removes, insecure code, then hides the evidence. Enlarge (credit: Gab.com) Over the weekend, word emerged that a hacker breached far-right social media website Gab and downloaded 70 gigabytes of data by exploiti.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021