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Posted: August 29, 2022 – 9:26 pm (EST)

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Singapore-based career development platform Glints recruits $50M in new funding 18 minutes ago  –  Glints, one of Southeast Asia’s largest talent development and recruitment platforms, announced today it ha raised $50 million in an oversubscribed Series D. The round was co-led by DCM Ventures, Lavender Hill Capital and returning investor PERSOL Holdings. This brings Glints’ total raised so far…

Why HBO Max Is Removing So Many Shows From Its Catalog 30 minutes ago  –  Find out why HBO Max is getting rid of a lot of titles from its library.

Lighter Sony PlayStation 5 console hits the shelves as PlayStation Studios Mobile Division snaps up Savage Game Studios 38 minutes ago  –  A new PlayStation 5 console has been spotted on the shelves in Australia, with this 2022 variant apparently being lighter than both the revised PS5 from 2021 and the original launch model. Sony has also been busy in the mobile space as its new PlayStation Studios Mobile Division has acquired Sava…

Meta links Instagram’s NFT posts to Facebook as the market for ‘digital collectibles’ tanks 40 minutes ago  –  Photo by MTV VMA 22/Getty Images Meta has been testing support for NFT “digital collectible” posts on Instagram since May, and if you’re among the expanding group of people with access, then you can now share posts with your blockchain-verified items on Facebook as well. According to an u…

Twitter down for many users around the world 41 minutes ago  –  Twitter is currently down for many users around the world. The outage started at around 7:30 p.m. ET and mainly affects the web version.

AMD unveils its Ryzen 7000 CPU lineup, from the six-core 7600X for $299 to the 16-core 7950X for $699, launching on September 27 alongside its AM5 motherboards (Ryan Smith/AnandTech) 43 minutes ago  –  Ryan Smith / AnandTech: AMD unveils its Ryzen 7000 CPU lineup, from the six-core 7600X for $299 to the 16-core 7950X for $699, launching on September 27 alongside its AM5 motherboards  —  AMD’s “together we advance_PCs”l ivestream presentation just wrapped up moments ago, where AMD CEO Dr. Lisa S…

Singapore-based Propseller uses data to take the hassle out of real estate transactions an hour ago  –  Headquartered in Singapore, proptech startup Propseller is on a mission to make real estate transactions more efficient and data-driven for sellers and buyers alike. Its platform is able to tell users the likelihood of a conversion each step of the way. Today Propseller announced it has raised $1…

These ‘zombie worms’ feed on bones deep in the ocean 2 hours ago  –  Scientists have confirmed the existence of a terrifying zombie worm that lives at the bottom of the deep sea. The worm, officially called Osedax, was originally believed to be a plant; however, scientists were left in shock when a deep-diving robot brought up samples of the specimen. The “plant” …

AMD Ryzen 7000 series ‘Zen 4’ CPUs are official: September 27 launch 2 hours ago  –  AMD’s new Ryzen 7000 series ‘Zen 4’ CPUs are official: new AM5 socket, DDR5 support, PCIe 5.0 support, and a fleet of new 5nm Ryzen 7000 series Zen 4 CPUs. Continue reading at TweakTown >

What GPUs Have Ray-Tracing? 2 hours ago  –  Those who build gaming PCs often wonder about ray-tracing. Getting a game is convenient, but GPUs are an expensive investment, and you’ll need to make the right choice. While the selections right now aren’t the largest, you still have several to choose from.Look no further if you’re wondering wha…

AMD Launches Zen 4 Ryzen 7000 CPUs, Arrives Sept. 27 Starting at $299 2 hours ago  –  AMD launched its highly-anticipated Ryzen 7000 series.

PlayStation Studios Mobile: Sony Acquires Savage Game as Part of Mobile Gaming Expansion 2 hours ago  –  Sony has acquired the mobile gaming firm to ramp up its presence in the smartphone gaming industry for the years to come.

AMD turns up the heat on Intel with performance-packed Ryzen 7000 processors 2 hours ago  –  AMD unveiled its latest Ryzen 7000 processors at a special event at the IFA trade show, promising a new era of performance for gamers, enthusiasts, and content creators.

AMD Ryzen 7000: everything we know about Zen 4 CPUs 2 hours ago  –  AMD Ryzen 7000 looks set to be the true next-generation desktop CPU featuring Zen 4 cores. Here’s everything we know about AMD’s next-generation processors.

New AMD B650 Extreme motherboards are built for budget overclocking 2 hours ago  –  Alongside the new Zen 4 CPUs, AMD has revealed more information about the AM5 platform and the budget B650 and B650 Extreme motherboards that are coming soon.

AMD announces Ryzen 7000 series processors – and it’s a great day for gamers 2 hours ago  –  AMD announced its Ryzen 7000 series processors on Monday, August 29, with a release date set for late September.

Why AMD’s Ryzen 7000 price cuts are so important 2 hours ago  –  AMD released details about its Ryzen 7000 processors, including an interesting change. Some processors are actually cheaper than last-gen parts.

AMD says the $300 Ryzen 5 7600X beats Intel’s best by up to 17% 2 hours ago  –  AMD pulled back the curtain on its Ryzen 7000 CPUs, claiming that even the $300 Ryzen 5 7600X offers up to a 17% improvement over Intel’s current flagship.

Everything announced at AMD’s Ryzen 7000 launch 2 hours ago  –  AMD wrapped its Ryzen 7000 launch. Here’s everything that was announced and a replay of the show in case you missed it.

Get ready for AMD and NVIDIA to slash GPU prices even further 2 hours ago  –  AMD and NVIDIA haven’t done enough to get rid of existing graphics cards before next-gen launches: rumor has it more price cuts are one the way. Continue reading at TweakTown >

Tesla can’t stop employees from wearing union swag, labor board rules 2 hours ago  –  Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Union swag at Tesla is in. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) said that Tesla’s current dress code policy was unlawful. Specifically, the part where it only allowed employees to wear Tesla or other pre-approved black tee shirts. That policy meant un…

Take our Lord of the Rings quiz before The Rings of Power premieres 2 hours ago  –  How well do you know your Middle-earth lore?

iPhone 14 Pro once again rumored to support 30W charging speeds 2 hours ago  –  Next week, Apple will pull back the curtain on the iPhone 14. The question now is whether or not there will be anything at all left to reveal by then. Leaks continue to spring daily, many of which are now backing up previous leaks. For example, on Monday, leaker DuanRui claimed on Twitter that th…

UK looks to Sweden for a solution to nuclear waste 2 hours ago

UK looks to Sweden for a solution to nuclear waste 2 hours ago  –  After decades of experimentation Sweden is ahead of the UK when dealing with nuclear waste.

Best Deals Today: Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro, Amazon’s Echo Show 10, Sony earphones, and more 2 hours ago  –  Today’s best deals let you save big bucks on the M1-powered iPad Pro, Echo Show smart displays, and more

AMD Ryzen 7000 Desktop Processors Launched: Zen4, Leadership Performance 2 hours ago  –  AMD is expected to announce the Ryzen 7000 desktop processor series based on the “Zen 4” architecture, and we’re reporting from Austin Texas. 23:02 UTC: AMD to introduce “Zen 4”, RDNA3, Zen 4C and XDNA architecture over the next few quarters. 23:04 UTC: “Zen 4” designed to be the fastest core for…

September 2022 movie preview: Harry Styles debuts as a leading man while Avatar returns 2 hours ago  –  Find out all the movies releasing in September 2022 including Don’t Worry Darling, Bros, Smile and the re-release of the 2009 James Cameron film Avatar.

‘I turned my front room into a full-time bakery’ 2 hours ago  –  Ben Gray explains why he turned his home into a bakery in lockdown.

StarTree, which offers an Apache Pinot database-powered real-time analytics service, raised a $47M Series B led by GGV Capital and plans to open an India office (Kyle Wiggers/TechCrunch) 2 hours ago  –  Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch: StarTree, which offers an Apache Pinot database-powered real-time analytics service, raised a $47M Series B led by GGV Capital and plans to open an India office  —  StarTree, a company building what it describes as an “analytics-as-a-service” platform, today announced t…

Asus teases ROG Phone 6D Ultimate with new silicon for September launch 2 hours ago  –  The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 has been ditched for the Ultimate version

Samsung’s Z Fold 4 passes durability tests, but how will it hold up long term? 3 hours ago  –  Photo by Allison Johnson / The Verge The Galaxy Z Fold 4 is the latest in the line of Samsung’s foldables to endure JerryRigEverything’s torture test that subjects devices to razor blades, lighters, and handfuls of dirt. Like the Fold 3 and Fold 2 before it, the Fold 4 managed to survive …

How to install and configure AfterStep window manager on Ubuntu 3 hours ago  –  Jack Wallen introduces you to his favorite old-school Linux window manager, AfterStep.

Finally, an underwater messaging app 3 hours ago  –  Don’t you hate it when, after going just five or 10 meters underwater, you lose signal completely? Now this vexing limitation of modern technology is being addressed by researchers at the University of Washington, who have made an underwater communication app that uses sonic signals to pass messa…

Dead Island 2 devs made their own ‘gore tech’ system called FLESH 3 hours ago  –  Dambuster Studios created their own proprietary ultra-gruesome ‘gore tech’ system called FLESH specifically for Dead Island 2’s brutal combat and mayhem. Continue reading at TweakTown >

Snapchat Introduces Its Own Take on BeReal With “Dual Camera” Feature 3 hours ago  –  BeReal has been copied by yet another competitor, with Snapchat introducing Dual Camera. But Snapchat has introduced its own spin on the feature.

FBI says investors should take precautions before putting money into decentralized finance platforms 3 hours ago

FBI says investors should take precautions before putting money into decentralized finance platforms 3 hours ago  –  Cybercriminals are increasingly exploiting security flaws in smart contracts to steal cryptocurrency, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In an advisory it published on Monday (via Bleeping Computer), the agency warned investors of a significant uptick in attacks targeting decentral…

Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 leak spills the beans on Qualcomm’s midrange rebrand 3 hours ago  –  Qualcomm’s next rebranded chip is for cheaper phones

Singapore clocks higher ransomware attacks, warns of IoT risks 3 hours ago  –  Ransomware cases climbed 54% last year to 137, with small and midsize businesses the most common victims, and cybercriminals are targeting critical Internet of Things devices in such attacks that can lead to serious consequences, warns Singapore’s Cyber Security Agency.

AMD Live Blog: Watch Zen 4 Ryzen 7000 Livestream Here Now 3 hours ago  –  AMD CEO Lisa Su takes to the stage to announce the company’s new 5nm Zen 4 Ryzen 7000 processors.

Google releases Android 12 Developer Support builds so devs can test old software without bricking their phones 3 hours ago  –  It’s an outdated OS with a newer, safer bootlader

Best USB microphones for PS4 and PS5 in 2022 3 hours ago  –  Looking to getting into game streaming? You’ll want to invest in a good microphone before you start. Here are some great options for your PS4 or PS5 if you were lucky enough to find one.

Sliver offensive security framework increasingly used by threat actors 3 hours ago  –  The offensive security tool used by penetration testers is also being used by threat actors from the ransomware and cyberespionage spheres. The post Sliver offensive security framework increasingly used by threat actors appeared first on TechRepublic.

Easy Ways to Save Money on Dining Out, Gas, Electronics and More – CNET 3 hours ago  –  Prices of necessities and other products are still on the rise due to inflation. Here are some shopping habits that could save you money.

Oukitel P2001 2000 W portable power station discounted alongside other models 3 hours ago  –  Deal | The Oukitel P2001 power station is currently selling for the discounted price of US$1,399. The portable device has a maximum power output of 2,000 W and a 2,000 Wh battery capacity. Ports on the gadget include USB-A and 100 W USB-C outputs. Plus, other portable power stations from the bran…

FTC sues data broker for selling millions of people’s ‘precise’ location info 3 hours ago  –  Which would be very problematic in this Post-Roe era The Federal Trade Commission has accused data broker Kochava of trampling over people’s privacy by selling the “precise” whereabouts of hundreds of millions of mobile devices.…

Daily Crunch: Meta partnership allows Indian WhatsApp users to browse and buy groceries via JioMart 3 hours ago

Daily Crunch: Meta partnership allows Indian WhatsApp users to browse and buy groceries via JioMart 3 hours ago  –  Hello, friends, and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

Modder releases one-handed Nintendo Switch controller adapter 3 hours ago  –  A modder based in Japan recently released an adapter that makes all the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con functions reachable with one hand. The attachment provides yet another accessibility choice for Nintendo Switch owners.

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