Riva Audio’s multi-room Sonos competitor launches in the US

Riva Audio is best known for its Bluetooth speakers, but earlier this month, the company released its new multi-space wireless speakers much later than originally planned. The WAND series is comprised of two speakers: the Arena and the Festival. Both include multiple ways to play music, including Wi-Fi, DDMS, Spotify …

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First look at Samsung’s Bixby Voice preview for Galaxy S8

The Bixby button on the side of Samsung’s fantastic Galaxy S8 is finally getting its most important feature: voice support. The company has started rolling out an update to enable Bixby Voice for Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners in the United States who signed up to test Samsung’s rival to …

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I broke my iPhone 7 screen

Hey, just wanted to let everyone know: I dropped my phone the other day and the screen broke. I was out on the back patio, and when I sat down the phone slipped out of my windbreaker pocket. A two-foot fall onto concrete is all it took. When I picked …

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German police raided 36 homes over hateful Facebook posts

German police are cracking down on what they perceive to be threats, coercion, and incitement to hatred in online posts. Yesterday, police raided 36 people’s homes over social media posts that allegedly contained hateful content, according to a press release from the Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany. The police …

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The fall of Uber’s CEO reveals the power of a single blog post

Travis Kalanick’s fate was sealed the moment Susan Fowler hit “publish.” To be sure, Kalanick wasn’t ousted last night as the CEO of Uber solely because Fowler, an ex-Uber engineer, went public with her explosive account of sexism, harassment, and mismanagement. But her blog post will come to be seen …

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