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Bob Iger steps down as Disney CEO

Iger grew Disney into a modern entertainment powerhouse.
Tags: Movies & TV, News, Bob Iger, Disney

Tesla’s Autopilot is in the hot seat again over driver misuse

National Transportation Safety Board says electric car maker needs to do more
Tags: Cars, Emerging Tech, News, Autopilot, Self-driving, Tesla, Tesla AutoPilot, Tesla Autopilot crash

Juul patents an A.I. vape to help people quit nicotine

It suggests using machine learning technology to aid in kicking the habit
Tags: Emerging Tech, News, E-cig, E-cigarette, Juul, Nicotine, Vaping, Vaping Illness

The Xbox Series X is faster than your gaming PC. Now what?

Microsoft's beefy console will challenge PCs for years.
Tags: Computing, Gaming, News, Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox One, Xbox Series X

Qualcomm’s new headset design shows off the XR2 VR platform

The Qualcomm XR2 reference design offers seven cameras and two 2K displays
Tags: Mobile, News, Virtual Reality, Qualcomm, XR2

This robot will change your tires in a fraction of the time a mechanic can

Coming soon to an auto repair shop near you. At least, if RoboTire has anything to say about it
Tags: Cars, Emerging Tech, News, Robots

Online dashboard tracks the spread of coronavirus cases globally

It offers maps and statistics on the status of the outbreak
Tags: Emerging Tech, News, Web, Coronavirus, Dashboard

Sony’s new ultra-wide, ultra-bright lens is the widest E-mount prime yet

The Sony 20mm f/1.8 G sports optics designed for anything from astro to video
Tags: News, Photography, 20mm, E-mount, Prime Lens, Sony, Sony lenses

Polestar’s Precept concept is an electric fastback with a recycled interior

"This is not a dream of a distant future," according to carmaker
Tags: Cars, News, 2020 Geneva auto show, Electric Cars, Polestar

New experimental mode lets Overwatch players test major meta changes

The limited-time Triple Damage experiment changes team composition
Tags: Gaming, News, Activision Blizzard, Overwatch

Urine test could detect bladder cancer traces 10 years before other signs appear

This could be a breakthrough for non-invasively spotting the disease early
Tags: Emerging Tech, News, Cancer

Amazon launches its first cashier-free grocery store in Seattle

The new store is not meant to compete with Amazon-owned Whole Foods
Tags: News, Amazon Grocery Whole Foods

A Daily Beast reporter was doxxed after publishing a story about Bernie Sanders' campaign staffer's harassing tweets

On Monday night, The Daily Beast published a story about a now-former Michigan field director for the Sanders campaign, who had sent many tweets mocking and degrading other candidates. The piece generated a lot of chatter on Twitter, led to the staffer being fired, and to the reporter being harassed by Sanders supporters, or those claiming to be Sanders supporters, online.  On Monday night, Sanders was asked at a CNN town hall about the alleged behavior of his supporters, and he said that the ...
Tags: Hong Kong, France, Nazis, Trends, Cnn, Amy Klobuchar, Michigan, Nevada, Msnbc, Bernie Sanders, Chelsea Clinton, Sanders, Chris Matthews, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Sanders Medicare, Mora

Steve Jobs would have been 65 on Monday. Here's how the late Apple CEO saved the company from disaster and set it on the path to a $1 trillion valuation. (AAPL)

When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1996, the company was in dire straits.  He quickly staged a boardroom coup, becoming CEO once again and working to turn the company around via new products and an investment from Apple's main rival, Microsoft.  During Jobs' tenure, Apple launched the iMac, iBook, iPod, Mac OS X, iPhone, iPad, and more. These days, the company is worth over $1 trillion. Jobs, who died in 2011 from pancreatic cancer, would have turned 65 on Monday.  Visit Business Insider's h...
Tags: Apple, Motorola, Cook, Jobs, Microsoft, Mac, California, Steve Jobs, John Sculley, Virginia, New York City, Disney, Trends, Bloomberg, Intel, Cnn

Xbox Series X vs. PS5

Microsoft and Sony's next consoles are coming. When it comes to the Xbox Series X vs. PS5, which is better?
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Versus, PS5, Xbox Scarlett, Tier 4

Katherine Johnson, mathematical pioneer of early spaceflight, dies at 101

Trailblazing mathematician was responsible for computations used in NASA's earliest forays into spaceflight
Tags: News, Trends, Nasa, Emerging Tech, Katherine Johnson, Space News, Women In Space

Huawei’s cylindrical Sound X smart speaker has a French connection

Huawei has partnered with French audio company Devialet on the Sound X speaker.
Tags: Mobile, News, Trends, Home Theater, Huawei, Devialet, Smart Speaker, Sound X

Huawei’s new MateBook X Pro laptop comes in envy green, still has pop-up webcam

Huawei's beautiful MateBook X Pro is flanked by new MateBook D options, including an AMD Ryzen CPU.
Tags: News, Trends, Computing, Huawei, MateBook D, Matebook X Pro 2020

European customers can save 10 euros on Disney+ if they pre-order now

Users in United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain can save by ordering ahead of the March 31 launch.
Tags: Europe, News, Disney, Trends, Spain, Home Theater, Streaming, Discount, United Kingdom Germany France Italy

NASA wants your help to design an avoidance sensor for a Venus rover

Any bright ideas for an obstacle avoidance sensor which works without electronics? NASA wants to hear them.
Tags: News, Trends, Nasa, Rover, Citizen Science, Venus, Emerging Tech, Space News

Staples puts finger in podcast pie with recording studios at stores

Podcast producers are being invited by Staples to produce their shows at its new in-store recording studios.
Tags: News, Podcasts, Trends, Web, Staples, Podcasting, Home Theater, Staples Connect

Alexa is listening to your chat more than you think, study suggests

A new study has shown that unintended activations of smart speakers could occur as many as 19 times a day.
Tags: News, Cortana, Trends, Smart Home, Alexa, Smart Speaker, Google Home, HomePod, Apple HomePod

Homemade rocket: Daredevil ‘Mad Mike’ Hughes dies in latest launch effort

Daredevil "Mad Mike" Hughes died on Saturday after the latest launch of his homemade rocket went badly wrong.
Tags: News, Trends, Rockets, Emerging Tech, Mike Hughes

Larian Studios confirms Baldur’s Gate 3 early access launch this year

Footage of the highly anticipated RPG will be shown at PAX East on February 27.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, PAX East, Larian Studios, Baldur's Gate 3

Samsung shuts South Korea Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Z Flip factory due to coronavirus

Samsung closed a factory in South Korea due to a confirmed coronavirus case among workers in the facility.
Tags: Mobile, South Korea, News, Samsung, Trends, Galaxy Fold, Coronavirus, Galaxy Z Flip

Activision seeks identity of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare battle royale leaker

Activision filed a DMCA subpoena over a leaked image of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's battle royale mode.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Dmca, Activision, Battle Royale, Warzone, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Electrical tape on speed limit signs tricks Tesla vehicles into violations

Security researchers were able to trick Tesla vehicles into breaking speed limits by placing tape on a sign.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Self-driving Cars, Mobileye

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to enable cross-platform parties for consoles

Un upcoming update will allow players on different consoles to join parties together
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Cross-platform, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, PUBG, Cross Play

A year on this Jupiter-like planet lasts 18 hours and it’s about to be destroyed

The planet is 27 times closer to its star than Mercury is to the sun, and is close to being torn apart.
Tags: News, Trends, Jupiter, Exoplanets, Emerging Tech, Space News, hot Jupiter, NGTS-10b

New method for detecting exoplanet atmospheres could help find habitable planets

When exoplanet atmospheres interact with red dwarf magnetic fields, they give off telltale radio emissions.
Tags: News, Trends, Exoplanets, Emerging Tech, Space News, Radio Telescope, Auroras

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