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Former Google employee has 'no regrets' over anti-diversity memo

Former Google engineer James Damore says he has no regrets after circulating a controversial memo he wrote concerning the tech giant’s diversity policies. Damore was fired on Monday after a tumultuous 72-hours that saw his manifesto go viral online, with the document asserting that the gender gap between men and …

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Anyone can now test new Xbox One feature updates

Microsoft first opened up its Xbox Insider feedback program to the public back in January, and this week it’s making it easier for people to get access to beta system updates. While you could previously opt into the Xbox Insider program, test builds would only arrive shortly before being rolled …

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Sigh, frozen yogurt pods are here

I’ve written about so many different pod gadgets that I’m starting to lose track of what does and doesn’t exist. Is a mac and cheese pod reality or my imagination? What about cookie pods? Help! Anyway, a company called Wim Yogurt is trying to make frozen yogurt pods a thing. …

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GM expands its car sharing service for Uber and Lyft drivers

Maven Gig, the car-sharing service for gig economy workers owned by General Motors, is expanding to a few more cities. Starting today, the service is available in Los Angeles. Later this fall, it will launch in Boston, Phoenix, and Washington, DC. And Baltimore and Detroit will follow soon after. The …

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LG’s V30 will be the first phone with an f/1.6 lens

In the game of smartphone hype, LG’s approach has been to concede defeat in trying to suppress leaks and just pre-announce everything. The company’s next premier handset, the LG V30, will be made official on August 31st at IFA in Berlin, but LG’s making sure we know its biggest selling …

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