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This Week in Apps: TikTok viral hit breaks Spotify records, inauguration boosts news app installs, judge rules against Parler

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion i.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  mobilecrunchJan 23rd, 2021

Elon Musk lost $27 billion last week

Elon Musk's net worth plunged last week as tech stocks got hammered and Tesla shares' stunning rise quickly unraveled......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News7 hr. 30 min. ago

The mesmerizing joy of the internet’s always-on livecams

Life can be so hectic at times. So why not wind down with some dull live cam footage that may turn out to be the best thing you watch all week......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 58 min. ago

The new Google Pay repeats all the same mistakes of Google Allo

For P2P users, the new app has fewer features, is less convenient, and has more fees. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Ars Technica) The new Google Pay app came out of beta this week, and it marks the first step in a major upheaval in the Goo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 58 min. ago

Mozilla Urges "Remain Calm: the Fox is Still in the Firefox Logo"

Last week Firefox's official blog responded to some viral misinformation about the Firefox logo. "People were up in arms because they thought we had scrubbed fox imagery from our browser. Rest easy knowing nothing could be further from the truth...".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 30 min. ago

Increased variety of EVs boosts industry"s recovery

EV sales rose 34 percent last month, according to Morgan Stanley, while overall sales for the seven automakers that reported February results declined 9.3 percent......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News20 hr. 58 min. ago

Tens of thousands of US organizations hit in ongoing Microsoft Exchange hack

Multiple hacking groups are exploiting vulnerabilities to backdoor unpatched servers. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Tens of thousands of US-based organizations are running Microsoft Exchange servers that have been backdoored by threat actors.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

The One-Week Hijacking of Perl.com - Explained

"For a week we lost control of the Perl.com domain," a long-running site offering news and articles about the programming language, writes the site's senior editor, brian d foy. "Now that the incident has died down, we can explain some of what happ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

This Week in Apps: App Store bill passes AZ House, ‘deep nostalgia’ goes viral, Twitter Spaces arrives on Android

This Week in Apps: App Store bill passes AZ House, ‘deep nostalgia’ goes viral, Twitter Spaces arrives on Android.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

More top-tier companies targeted by new type of potentially serious attack

New dependency confusion attacks take aim at Microsoft, Amazon, Slack, Lyft, and Zillow. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) A new type of supply chain attack unveiled last month is targeting more and more companies, with new rounds this week takin.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Wind Replaces Coal As Main Source of Power In Germany

Qbertino writes: Heise.de, a German tech news publisher, reports that wind has replaced coal as the main source of power in Germany. From the report: "The share of renewable energies in the amount of electricity generated and fed into the grid domest.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

NASA"s new Mars rover hits dusty red road, 1st trip 21 feet

NASA's newest Mars rover hit the dusty red road this week, putting 21 feet on the odometer in its first test drive......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

This week we looked ahead to ten upcoming supertall skyscrapers

This week on Dezeen, we rounded up ten supertall skyscrapers from the world's best-known architects that are set to appear in cities around the world. Read more This week on Dezeen, we rounded up ten supertall skyscrapers from the world's be.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

What is Telegram?

With a focus on security and privacy, Telegram offers an encrypted messaging app platform to chat with friends and family; here’s everything we know about it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Twitter Is Testing An "Undo" Option After Sending Tweets

Twitter is working on a feature that could offer users a short window of time to rethink posting a tweet even after they hit send. CNN reports: The company confirmed to CNN Business on Friday it is testing an undo option that would potentially let us.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Twitter is testing an "undo" option after sending tweets

Twitter is working on a feature that could offer users a short window of time to rethink posting a tweet even after they hit send......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Molteni&C, Anglepoise and Diabla showcase products on Dezeen Showroom

Italian design company Molteni&C, British lighting brand Anglepoise and Spanish outdoor furniture brand Diabla are among brands showcasing products on Dezeen Showroom this week. Read more Italian design company Molteni&C, British lighting br.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Google Search algorithm watching; Friday’s daily brief

Make sure not to miss the new more visual changes in Microsoft Bing Search, the new Google My Business reports and the Google Ads mobile app notifications. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

A first look at Coursera’s S-1 filing

After TechCrunch broke the news yesterday that Coursera was planning to file its S-1 today, the edtech company officially dropped the document Friday evening. Coursera was last valued at $2.4 billion by the private markets, when it most recently rais.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Medallia Acquires Decibel, Sitecore Acquires a CDP, Hyland Acquires Nuxeo & More News

It was a busy week in acquisitions in the digital marketing and customer experience software space, leading with Medallia's acquisition of Decibel. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Snowflake latest enterprise company to feel Wall Street’s wrath after good quarter

Snowflake reported earnings this week, and the results look strong with revenue more than doubling year-over-year. However while the company’s fourth quarter revenue rose 117% to $190.5 million, it apparently wasn’t good enough for invest.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021