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LG hints at dual-screen swiveling ‘Wing’ phone in new video

LG has provided the first public acknowledgement of its rumored “Wing” handset, said to be a device with two screens in a swiveling form factor. A teaser video posted to YouTube hints at the sliding mechanism and serves as an invitation to an announcement event on September 14th. In a separate press release, LG says […]

FAA Clears Amazon for Drone Delivery

By John P. Mello Jr. Sep 1, 2020 4:07 PM PT Amazon has cleared a key government hurdle in its flight path to deliver packages by airborne drones. The company revealed Monday that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration granted the online retail giant a Part 135 certificate, which allows Amazon Prime Air to operate as […]

Amazon Deletes Job Posts Seeking Analysts to Track ‘Labor Organizing

Amazon removed a pair of job listings that gained considerable attention on social media on Tuesday, for descriptions the company now says were a mistake. Initially, Amazon said it was looking to hire an analyst and senior analyst to join its “Global Intelligence Program” based in Phoenix, Arizona. The hires would be responsible for, among […]

Here’s the Real Reason You Miss the Nokia 3310

The brick. It’s not a particularly flattering nickname, especially for something that’s gained cult status, especially for a piece of technology. Twenty years after its debut, though, the Nokia 3310 still wears the moniker proudly. People used to love it for what it could do. But maybe they miss it because of all the things […]

Gogo sells commercial in-flight internet business to bankrupt satellite provider

Gogo, the in-flight internet provider, has found a buyer for its commercial airline business. Intelsat, the world’s second largest satellite operator by revenue, has agreed to purchase Gogo’s Wi-Fi business for $400 million in cash, the companies announced Tuesday. It’s an unlikely pairing, mostly because Intelsat filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in May. The bankruptcy […]

Dr Disrespect says his mysterious Twitch ban is causing him

Dr Disrespect says he still doesn’t know why he was banned from Twitch, and he warned viewers that the mysterious ban has been causing him anxiety. “My anxiety levels are something that comes in these huge waves,” said Dr Disrespect, real name Guy Beahm, on a stream compilation posted to YouTube this afternoon. “And I’m […]

A Grim Reality of Reopening: More Mold

Last month, I took a road trip to North Carolina. The area had just experienced an extremely wet and rainy spring, and the Airbnb I was staying in had been unoccupied since Covid-19 halted almost all travel in March. When I unlocked the door, a putrid smell hit my nose immediately, like a wet beach […]

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, GeForce RTX 3080, GeForce RTX 3090

Nvidia has unveiled the first of its next generation of GPUs, the GeForce RTX 30 series, promising the greatest ever generational performance leap for gaming GPUs in the company’s history. Based on the new Ampere architecture, the GeForce RTX 3070, GeForce RTX 3080 and GeForce RTX 3090 introduce Nvidia’s second-gen RTX ray tracing cores, GDDR6X […]

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 With Flexible Display, Redesigned Hinge

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 has debuted at the Galaxy Unpacked 2020 Part 2 virtual event. The new foldable phone is the third in the series that started with the Galaxy Fold last year. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 comes with a series of upgrades over the Galaxy Fold as well as Galaxy Z Flip […]

How States Can Join Forces to Expand Covid Testing

In response to testing shortages, the CDC—under direction from the White House—now recommends testing only the symptomatic. The fewer tested, the fewer bottlenecks. This means the virus will continue to spread unchecked through the asymptomatic, taking more lives and shuttering schools and businesses along the way. Luckily, there is an innovative financing system called quadratic […]