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Posted: August 30, 2022 – 5:37 pm (EST)
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Netflix hires two Snap executives to lead its ad-supported tier plan: Snap’s Chief Business Officer Jeremi Gorman and VP of Sales for the Americas Peter Naylor (Alex Heath/The Verge) 15 minutes ago  –  Alex Heath / The Verge: Netflix hires two Snap executives to lead its ad-supported tier plan: Snap’s Chief Business Officer Jeremi Gorman and VP of Sales for the Americas Peter Naylor  —  Snap’s VP of ad sales is also leaving for Netflix  —  Netflix has found an executive to lead its plan for an …

Logitech’s G502 X revamp includes its lightest mouse yet 22 minutes ago  –  The redesigned trio of 502 series models is hitting store shelves in three variants, all of which use Logitech’s first-ever optical mouse switch.

Snap’s chief business officer is leaving to run ads at Netflix 27 minutes ago  –  Nick Barclay / The Verge Netflix has found an executive to lead its plan for an ad-supported tier: Snap’s chief business officer and top ad exec, Jeremi Gorman. Gorman on Tuesday told colleagues at Snap that she was leaving to join Netflix along with Peter Naylor, Snap’s vice president o…

Apple AirPods Pro 2: what we’re expecting from Apple’s next wireless earbuds 31 minutes ago  –  Apple’s best wireless earbuds, the AirPods Pro, are overdue for an update. Here’s what we think will be announced in September 2022 for the AirPods Pro 2.

New Windows malware uses a cunning technique to avoid detection 32 minutes ago  –  A newly-discovered strain of crypto-mining malware is infecting Windows devices across the globe.

The 5 best charcoal grills of 2022 33 minutes ago  –  College football and NFL is kicking back up, and whether you’re tailgating or throwing a watch party, you need a game-changing charcoal grill. There’s no substitute for the smoky-charred flavors you get from one. The Weber Original Kettle is our top choice, but we researched and compared several …

Royal Caribbean will equip all its cruise ships with Starlink internet 35 minutes ago  –  After SpaceX announced its Starlink Maritime service last month, it was only a matter of time before some household name in boat world went all-in on the satellite service. Sure enough, today Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines announced it will be adding the service to its whole fleet, after a pilot se…

Populus to combat curbside parking chaos with millions in new funding 36 minutes ago  –  Populus, the San Francisco-based transportation data startup, got its start as shared scooter mania took hold and cities tried to make sense of how infrastructure was being used by fleets of tiny vehicles. Now, Populus co-founder and CEO Regina Clewlow is positioning the company, which collects d…

12 podcasts to listen to during Black History Month and beyond 36 minutes ago  –  Take a deep dive into racial disparity, adversity, empowerment, and Black history and culture with our pick of podcasts to listen to for Black History Month.

Arturia’s Dist Coldfire might be the only distortion plugin you need 36 minutes ago

Arturia’s Dist Coldfire might be the only distortion plugin you need 36 minutes ago  –  Arturia has been building out its collection of effects plugins over the last few years. One notable blind spot was distortion. It wasn’t until FX Collection 3 launched in June that the company would introduce its first dedicated distortion plugins. Dist OpAmp-21 and Dist Tube-Culture are solid, …

What You Need for Taking Out-of-This-World Astrophotos: 9 Essentials 37 minutes ago  –  Just started dabbling in astrophotography? Here are the essentials you should invest in for breathtaking astrophotos.

Cathead Bristow Barrel Aged Reserve Gin 37 minutes ago

Your Next Gathering Needs a Deconstructed Cheeseball 37 minutes ago  –  I love a cheeseball. I love how it looks—kitschy, retro, round—and I love how it tastes—creamy, salty, a little tangy—but sometimes I do not love all the “work” that goes into making one. In fairness to the appetizer, it’s not that much work, but the “rolling into a ball” step can be a little ted…

10 Great iPhone Features You Should Be Using 37 minutes ago

Chrome will let you tailor its Side Panel to your liking with a new customize feature 39 minutes ago  –  Don’t like all that comes with Chrome’s new “Side Panel” area? Tired of seeing Reading List and you never save anything to read later? What about History Journeys, or the new Following feed? I don’t blame you. As much as I love what’s becoming of the right side of the browser, I keep stating over…

Tesla is punching above its weight in this major auto market 40 minutes ago  –  If Tesla can do this well in the biggest car market in the US, what does this mean for the rest of the country?

Best Staples deals and sales for September 2022 41 minutes ago  –  The work-from-home revolution has begun. Staples deals cover everything you need to set up the perfect home office.

HPE reports Q3 revenue of $7B, up 1% YoY, Intelligent Edge revenue of $941M, up 8% YoY, HPC & AI rev. of $830M, up 12% YoY, and Compute rev. of $3B, down 3% YoY (Eric J. Savitz/Barron’s Online) 42 minutes ago  –  Eric J. Savitz / Barron’s Online: HPE reports Q3 revenue of $7B, up 1% YoY, Intelligent Edge revenue of $941M, up 8% YoY, HPC & AI rev. of $830M, up 12% YoY, and Compute rev. of $3B, down 3% YoY  —  Showing resilience in the face of a difficult economic environment and growing signs that busi…

Don’t Let ‘Perfect’ Be the Enemy of a Good AppSec Program an hour ago  –  These five suggestions provide a great place to start building a scalable and affordable program for creating secure apps.

Peacock deal: Save 60% on a subscription with this code an hour ago  –  Catch fan favorites like Parks and Recreation or top hits like The Northman for only $20 for an entire year. But you need a special code to score this great deal.

How to Set Up Chrome for a Job Search an hour ago  –  Want to set up a job search profile in Google Chrome that will help you find the best opportunities? Here are some tips on how to do it.

Kevin Rose’s NFT startup Proof announces a $50M Series A led by a16z, upcoming NFT project Moonbirds Mythics, and a DAO to handle licensing of Moonbirds’ name (MK Manoylov/The Block) an hour ago  –  MK Manoylov / The Block: Kevin Rose’s NFT startup Proof announces a $50M Series A led by a16z, upcoming NFT project Moonbirds Mythics, and a DAO to handle licensing of Moonbirds’ name  —  – Additional participants in the round include Collab+Currency, Flamingo DAO, SV Angel, VaynerFund and Seven …

See a solar eclipse from Mars in these stunning NASA videos an hour ago  –  Did you know that Earth isn’t the only planet that experiences solar eclipses? In fact, we’ve seen quite a bit of evidence over the years that Mars’ various satellites pass between the Red Planet and the Sun. If you’ve ever wondered what a solar eclipse on Mars looks like, well NASA’s Curiosity a…

The cheapest Chromecast prices and deals for September 2022 an hour ago  –  We check Chromecast prices from thousands of retailers every day so you always get the cheapest deals.

This car insurance monitors your driving and sets your premium accordingly an hour ago  –  Behavior-based insurance is likely here to stay.

Samsung Galaxy S22 deal: How to easily save $150 an hour ago  –  This deal on the Samsung S22 line will only last for as long as supplies last or through the end of today, whichever comes first. Getting the deal is easy too. No trade-in or adding a new line from a carrier. All you have to do is add the phone to your Amazon cart.

Snap reportedly plans to lay off around a fifth of its employees an hour ago

Snap reportedly plans to lay off around a fifth of its employees an hour ago  –  Snap is reportedly preparing to lay off around 20 percent of its staff. The company, which has more than 6,400 employees, will start letting people go on Wednesday, according to The Verge. Snap declined to comment to Engadget.There will reportedly be cuts among the company’s hardware division, wh…

2022 Porsche 911 GT3 Review: The Argument Starter an hour ago  –  The 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 scored a rare 10 out of 10 by our reviewer, placing it among the royalty ranks of the high-performance elite.

The best Samsung Galaxy Watch Active deals and prices for September 2022 an hour ago  –  Your guide to the best Samsung Galaxy Watch Active deals with the lowest available prices online.

A wave of layoffs is sweeping the US. Here are firms that have announced cuts so far, from Peloton to Snap. an hour ago

Best Chromebook deals for September 2022 an hour ago  –  We’ve smoked out the best Chromebook deals — from full-sized laptops to 2-in-1 convertibles — that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.

How to convert your vinyl to a digital format an hour ago  –  Converting your beloved vinyl records from wax to digital is a great way to preserve them and take them on the go. Here’s how to do it.

5 Ways to Get Free Movies and Music From Your Local Library an hour ago  –  Did you know that public libraries offer access to movies, TV shows, and music? And it’s all free if you have a library card.

Are You Streaming in the Best Quality Possible? an hour ago  –  To me, video quality matters. I try to watch TV and movies in the best possible resolution, especially if I’m paying for those pixels. Netflix, for instance, charges more for its 4K HDR content—a lot more, actually. But even if your streaming service offers 4K HDR content, you might not be experi…

In a first, both Comcast and Charter failed to grow internet subscribers last quarter, as T-Mobile and Verizon roll out cheaper 5G wireless home internet (Jared Newman/Fast Company) an hour ago  –  Jared Newman / Fast Company: In a first, both Comcast and Charter failed to grow internet subscribers last quarter, as T-Mobile and Verizon roll out cheaper 5G wireless home internet  —  For years, Comcast and other cable companies have leaned on a simple strategy to offset the effects of cord-cu…

Clearco cuts international staff as it retracts presence, announces new partner an hour ago  –  Clearco, a Toronto-based fintech capital provider for online companies, is walking back the international expansion it once touted as the future of the company. One month after cutting 25% of its total staff, Clearco is conducting another round of layoffs as it retracts its international presence…

The cheapest Samsung Galaxy Buds prices, sales and deals for 08 2022 an hour ago  –  Check out the best online prices, discounts and deals for the comfortable and stylish Samsung Galaxy Buds.

Apple Arcade’s latest exclusive is… a Tom Hanks passion project? an hour ago  –  The typewriter might be a reference to Hanx Writer, another app from Tom Hanks that emulates writing with a typewriter. | Image: Blueline Studios Hanx101 Trivia, a trivia game that is narrated by actor Tom Hanks, will soon be one of the games exclusively available on the Apple Arcade subs…

Samsung 75-inch QLED 4K TV bundle is 40% off on Amazon an hour ago  –  This deal will upgrade your entire home theater system. The Samsung bundle includes a 75-inch 4K TV and 11.1.4ch soundbar, so you’ll save thousands while upgrading your home entertainment hub.

Royal Caribbean taps SpaceX’s Starlink for internet on its ships an hour ago

Looking for a sub-$200 Android tablet? The Nokia T20 is a solid bet an hour ago  –  Jack Wallen kicks the tires of the Nokia T20 and comes away thrilled to see that a midrange Android tablet can stand toe-to-toe with iPads.

Leaked renders suggest Asus has two new ROG Phone 6D models an hour ago  –  A new color and SoC could be the only differentiators

These 5 Popular Chrome Extensions Are Malware: Delete Them Now an hour ago

Google Pixel 7 phones could mark the arrival of higher-quality Bluetooth LE Audio on Android an hour ago  –  It’s too bad Google’s latest earbuds don’t support it

The best Fitbit Versa sales, deals, and prices for 08 2022 an hour ago  –  We’re rounding up the best Fitbit Versa sales and deals that are available online.

Hobbits and the twin towers: how The Lord of the Rings helped get us through 9/11 an hour ago  –  Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy helped us get through 9/11 with escapism and an emphasis on fellowship and banding together for the greater good.

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a MacBook With Only 256GB Storage an hour ago  –  How much storage do you need for a MacBook? Is 256GB of storage enough for a MacBook Pro or Air? Let’s find out.

The best cheap Fire Stick sales and deals for 08 2022 an hour ago  –  Your guide to the best cheap Fire Stick sales, including deals on the Fire TV Stick Lite, 4K Fire TV Stick, and the Fire TV Cube.

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