Tips for photographing the total solar eclipse

I’ve never been a big fan of astronomical events: there are just too many meteor showers or planet transits to keep up with, and a slightly larger Moon just doesn’t do much for me. But I have completely shed my cynical attitude regarding the upcoming total solar eclipse. The more …

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What would it take to get you to sign up for a new streaming service?

It’s been a tumultuous week for streaming services. Netflix officially entered the publishing world, Disney announced it’s pulling its content off Netflix and launching its own service to stream the company’s content, and NBC revealed that it’s shutting down its struggling comedy streaming service SeeSo. Put those three stories together, …

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So far, Snap’s business looks even worse than Twitter’s

Snapchat reported its second quarterly earnings as a public company today. It grew its user base and revenue, but not as quickly as investors had hoped. And its losses continued to widen. As a result, the share price, which had already dipped well below the IPO price, continued to slide …

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Google town hall meeting canceled after days of online harassment

A highly-anticipated town hall meeting inside Google was canceled today due to the employees’ concerns around online harassment. The all-hands meeting was intended to address the controversy around an internal memo that argued women were underrepresented in tech due to innate biological differences. “Googlers are writing in, concerned about their …

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Microsoft dismisses Consumer Reports’ Surface complaints

Microsoft says it respectfully disagrees with Consumer Reports’ findings on its Surface range of laptops and tablets. Consumer Reports has removed its “recommended” badge from Microsoft’s entire lineup of Surface PCs because the hardware was found to be less reliable than other PC brands. In a surprise report, Consumer Reports …

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