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Tech 2021-04-12T16:42:45Z
Satya Nadella

Microsoft will buy AI firm Nuance for $19.7 billion to bolster healthcare tech

Satya Nadella said the company intends to integrate Nuance's technology with Microsoft Cloud in Healthcare.
Premium Tech 2021-04-11T09:00:00Z
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I research and write about scams — but still fell for a dangerous Google Voice one. This is how it works and how to avoid it.

With a Google Voice scam, people are tricked into giving their phone numbers and then sending verification codes. Even scams expert Kelly Rissman fell for it.
Tech 2021-04-12T10:13:10Z
Sergey Brin and Larry Page

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are now worth more than $100 billion, making them 2 of only 8 centibillionaires in the world

Larry Page and Sergey Brin are two of eight centibillionaires in the world thanks to surging tech stocks. They join Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and others.
Tech 2021-04-13T14:08:53Z

The PlayStation 5 is getting its first major system update this week, but one much-requested feature is still missing

Six months after the PlayStation 5 launched, Sony is giving the console its first major software update.
Tech 2021-04-13T14:02:33Z

The New York Stock Exchange is minting crypto art commemorating the first trades of 6 companies that recently went public

The NYSE said it minted the NFTs to commemorate several companies' very first trades, but the exchange has not put the tokens up for sale.
Premium Strategy 2021-04-13T13:51:39Z

A senior IT recruiter says cybersecurity professionals are in high demand. Here's his advice for breaking into the field without a degree and nabbing a 6-figure job.

Alex Kovalenko, a lead IT recruitment specialist, said the Fortune 500 companies that he works with typically offer $250,000 or more in annual salary.
Tech 2021-04-13T13:33:47Z

The Autonomous ErgoChair 2 wins on ergonomics, but it doesn't have enough cushioning for the price

The Autonomous ErgoChair 2 brings all of the ergonomics, but just some of the comfort. Here's our full review.
Tech 2021-04-13T13:20:47Z

Razer's Huntsman V2 Analog gaming keyboard is fully customizable, but it's too much for casual gamers

The Razer Huntsman V2 Analog is a remarkable, absurdly customizable gaming keyboard with optical key switches.
Opinion 2021-04-13T13:08:00Z

Facebook's downplaying of the massive data breach is irresponsible and dangerous for its users

A recent phishing text I received shows exactly why companies like Facebook need to own up to data breaches and warn users.
Tech 2021-04-13T13:01:46Z

Roku just announced a new budget-friendly 4K player and a rechargeable remote with hands-free voice control

Roku has detailed three streaming products, including an affordable 4K player, a rechargeable remote, and a smart soundbar.
News 2021-04-13T13:00:06Z

Facebook took down the official page of the small French town of Bitche, then restored it after being called out

The page was taken down on March 19, per local media, so officials created a new one named after the town's postal code: Mairie 57230.
Premium Advertising 2021-04-13T11:36:27Z

TikTok is angling for more e-commerce ad dollars. Here's the pitch deck it's using to lure advertisers to the platform.

Its new ad formats let brands showcase their product catalogs, retarget people with products, and highlight sales and promotions.
Tech 2021-04-13T11:18:24Z

Siri says the date of Apple's next launch event is April 20

Apple's launch event is expected to showcase the new iPad Pros with improved cameras, but a global chip shortage may result in low supply.
Premium Tech 2021-04-13T10:43:59Z

Grab's cofounders took a $10,000 business school prize and turned it into a 'super app' worth $40 billion as part of the largest SPAC deal ever

Grab's new merger is expected to be valued at nearly $40 billion, making it the largest SPAC deal ever. It launched as a ride-hailing app in Malaysia.
Tech 2021-04-13T10:00:22Z

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin lands a Pentagon contract to design nuclear-powered spacecraft

Blue Origin, founded by Jeff Bezos, was one of three companies to land the Pentagon contract for a rocket powered by a nuclear reactor.
Markets 2021-04-13T08:16:25Z

GameStop's Reddit-fuelled trading surge could plunge 94% as it faces growing competition from rival digital games, one Wall Street analyst says

Woo downgraded the company's stock to "sell" from "hold," and lowered his 12-month price target to $10 per share from $12.

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Tech 2021-04-13T07:11:53Z

10 things in tech you need to know today

Google's cofounders are now centibillionaires, Facebook execs got hefty bonuses, and a robot sold an NFT: Here are 10 things in tech you need to know.
Premium Tech 2021-04-13T06:01:00Z

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck that fintech Modulr used to raise funding from US giant FIS

Fintech Modulr has brought in another blue-chip backer as it builds out its payments processing capability.
Premium Enterprise 2021-04-12T23:54:51Z

The influential Free Software Foundation defends the return of controversial programmer Richard Stallman to its board, but vocal critics aren't buying it

Critics say the foundation's decision to reappoint Richard Stallman will drive talent — particularly women — out of open source.
Tech 2021-04-12T22:35:26Z

How to fly in 'Minecraft' in either Creative or Survival mode

In "Minecraft's" Creative or Spectator modes, you can fly by double-tapping the jump button, but in Survival mode, you'll need to find an Elytra.
Healthcare 2021-04-12T22:00:00Z

HEALTH TECH'S ROLE IN THE NEW OFFICE NORMAL: How digital health firms are helping US employers facilitate return-to-work programs amid the coronavirus pandemic

Here's how tech giants and digital health companies are using their tech and clinical expertise to help US businesses with their reopening plans.
Tech 2021-04-12T20:51:26Z

How to download new Minecraft maps and add them to your game

"Minecraft" maps can be downloaded for free from community sites like Minecraft Maps or CurseForge, and then played on and edited.
Tech 2021-04-12T20:30:16Z

Vizio's Elevate is more than just a soundbar — it's one of the best $1,000 Dolby Atmos home theater systems you can buy

The Vizio Elevate offers a full 5.1.4 Dolby Atmos audio experience in a convenient package with unique rotating speakers. Here's our full review.
Premium Tech 2021-04-12T20:25:29Z

Half of all Americans report facing online harassment. These researchers have a solution.

Researchers recommended social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram help curb abuse by adopting these 8 features and policies.
Tech 2021-04-12T19:51:58Z

Your phone could have 18 times more bacteria than a public restroom — this clever device sanitizes it for you

The $80 PhoneSoap safely sanitizes your phone by zapping away bacteria with UV-C light while also charging it.
Tech 2021-04-12T19:47:26Z

How to sign up for Starlink, Elon Musk's satellite-internet service

The internet service, a division of SpaceX, opened up preorders for its Starlink Kits. Here's how to get in line.
Tech 2021-04-12T19:45:16Z

Elon Musk's Neuralink could transition from implanting chips in monkeys to humans within the year

Last week, the company released a video showing how its chip implant could allow a monkey to play video games using only its brain.
Tech 2021-04-12T18:49:05Z

8 secret airplane safety features that could save your life

Planes are designed with safety in mind. Here are eight safety features that you may not have noticed before. Next time you fly, try to spot them.
Premium Enterprise 2021-04-12T18:35:06Z
Science 2021-04-12T17:59:47Z

Veterinarians debunk some of the biggest myths about cats

Veterinarians from the Animal Medical Center in New York City debunked 13 of the most common myths about raising cats.
Tech 2021-04-12T17:58:12Z

GameStop is looking for a new CEO after less than two years with its current leader

GameStop is looking for a new chief executive to replace George Sherman as it pivots from brick-and-mortar to e-commerce, according to three sources.
Tech 2021-04-12T17:53:14Z

Google Docs and other Google Drive service issues were resolved

Users had reported error messages on Google Drive, as well as an inability to get into Google Docs and Google Sheets on Monday morning.
Entertainment 2021-04-12T16:56:25Z

Will Smith's Apple film 'Emancipation' pulled production from Georgia due to its voting restrictions

The film, which was sold to Apple in a deal valued at $120 million, is the first major production to leave Georgia because of its new voting law.
Premium Tech 2021-04-12T16:22:10Z

Mayfield VC Navin Chaddha bets on people, not products. That's how he managed to triple his returns with 1 investment.

Mayfield has created over $9 billion in market cap from its investments this year. VC Navin Chaddha says his success comes from betting on people, not products.
Tech 2021-04-12T15:51:17Z

There's a new way to buy and trade official MLB baseball cards. These virtual cards can't be forged and come with a complete trading history.

You can choose between a $5 "standard pack" of six virtual baseball cards and a $100 "premium pack" of 45 cards, each with a mix of card rarities.
Tech 2021-04-12T14:43:30Z

What is Outlook Web App? A guide to Microsoft's web email service.

Outlook Web App, also known as Outlook on the web, allows you to access your Outlook email account from a web browser.
Tech 2021-04-12T14:25:25Z

Facebook's top execs took home hefty bonuses in the second half of 2020, partially as a reward for the company's 'election integrity efforts'

Two Facebook executives collectively got just shy of $1 million in bonuses in the second half of 2020, according to a new SEC filing.
Advertising 2021-04-12T14:25:01Z

The ultimate guide to Amazon's advertising business, which is $21 billion and growing

Amazon is making big moves to grow its advertising business, sending ripples through the ad industry.
Tech 2021-04-12T14:03:39Z

Elon Musk tweeted then deleted an anti-vaccine cartoon featuring Bill Gates. Here's where their simmering feud began and how it's escalated amid the pandemic.

While the Microsoft billionaire and the Tesla titan have never had a particularly cozy relationship, things have heated up over the past year.
Transportation 2021-04-12T13:30:11Z

Uber reveals March bookings were the highest in company history as ride-hailing rebounds from the pandemic

The pandemic hit Uber hard, but March data from the company shows it is on the rebound, hitting booking and delivery records.
Tech 2021-04-12T13:29:06Z

The best AirPods in 2021 for casual listeners, budget buyers, and audiophiles

Apple sells three different types of AirPods. Here's how to decide between the AirPods Pro, AirPods, and AirPods Max.
Premium Media 2021-04-12T13:25:39Z

A new startup is helping influencers design and manufacture their own products

Pietra's new marketplace is built to connect content creators with product designers, suppliers, warehouses, and fulfillment companies.
Retail 2021-04-12T12:54:28Z

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's social-media site Frank is now set to launch on April 20

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is launching a social-media site focused on free speech that he says will be a cross between Twitter and YouTube.
Tech 2021-04-12T12:43:36Z

Facebook spent $23 million on Mark Zuckerberg's security last year. That's $3 million more than in 2019, partly thanks to increased security risks during the election.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg earned a $1 salary in 2020 and wasn't part of an executive bonus program, but spending on his security rose.
Premium Premium 2021-04-12T11:49:47Z

Cybersecurity firm Darktrace is planning a London IPO and targeting a valuation as high as $4 billion

Darktrace will give the London Stock Exchange another chance to prove itself as a hospitable home for tech startups.
Tech 2021-04-12T09:46:31Z

Apple is sending an exec to an antitrust hearing, following an awkward exchange of letters in which 2 senators accused it of refusing to attend

Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Mike Lee accused Apple of refusing to attend an antitrust hearing. Apple said there was a misunderstanding.
Markets 2021-04-12T09:44:00Z

Alibaba shares jump 8% as China ends its antitrust probe on Jack Ma's tech empire with a record $2.8 billion fine

CEO Daniel Zhang said Alibaba doesn't expect any material impact from changes made in arrangements with merchants after the imposition of the fine.
Tech 2021-04-12T07:13:28Z

10 things in tech you need to know today

Coinbase's CEO made an NFT song, Amazon workers voted against the union, Tesla's CFO moved to Texas: Here are 10 things in tech you need to know.
Real Estate 2021-04-12T02:54:31Z

Inside Larry Ellison's new $80 million Palm Beach mansion, which sits in a high-security gated community and has 520 feet of ocean frontage

The billionaire Oracle cofounder said in December that he had moved to Lanai, the Hawaiian island he owns.
Tech 2021-04-11T19:10:21Z

Inside the US government's top-secret bioweapons lab

The Dugway Proving Ground, located in the Utah desert, tests some of the deadliest chemical and biological agents on Earth.
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