Monday, May 20, 2019

The infrastructural humiliation of America

I’m flying back to the USA today, and as an infrastructure aficionado, it’s nice to be going home, but I’m...

The Rock and Under Armour teamed up for some ridiculous headphones

Five years ago, you weren’t a proper celebrity unless you had your own line of branded headphones. Times change, of course, and now every...

Here’s how Uber’s self-driving cars are supposed to detect pedestrians

A self-driving vehicle made by Uber has struck and killed a pedestrian. It’s the first such incident and will certainly be scrutinized like...

The makers of the virtual influencer, Lil Miquela, snag real money...

Brud, the actual company behind one of Instagram’s most popular virtual influencers (it’s a thing), has raised millions of dollars from Silicon Valley investors...

PornHub has its own VPN now

PornHub is diversifying. The most popular site that no one you know will admit to frequenting, is launching its very own VPN service today,...

The next version of macOS is macOS Mojave

Apple isn’t done with macOS just yet. The company presented the next version of macOS at the WWDC developer conference. With macOS Mojave,...

Steam fights for future of game stores and streaming

For more than 15 years, Steam has been the dominant digital distribution platform for PC video games. While its success...

Podcasts, smart speakers soar as social media stalls, based on new...

The 2019 edition of a popular annual survey shows usage of social media by Americans is stalling while...

Google Home now supports Spanish

Google Home has learned Spanish. Google announced this morning that its smart speakers are now able to listen and respond to users’ voice commands...

Netflix joins the Motion Picture Association of America

Hollywood’s highest-profile lobbying group, the Motion Picture Association of America, has announced the addition of a new member: Netflix.The trade group’s membership includes...
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