Fnatic Anda Seat review: Gaming comfort
If you put the word “gaming” in front of something enough, I’m going to end up reviewing it. This is what I have learned, and this is how I ended up with the Fnatic Anda Seat. This gaming seat looks a lot like the trendy and sporty office chair... Read more
Why Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos won’t endorse Trump and Biden
The nation’s very richest people are sitting out the presidential race. Not a single one of the 10 wealthiest people in the US — almost all of them tech billionaires — have shared who they’re voting for in November. That, in part, reflects two simultaneous dynamics that undergird Silicon... Read more
Charges filed in hack that caused NFL athlete’s nude pics to be posted on Twitter
Enlarge / The Department of Justice seal as seen during a press conference in December 2019. Federal authorities have accused two men of hacking the email and social media accounts of multiple athletes with the National Football League and the National Basketball Association and either selling or ransoming the... Read more
7 Creative Uses of AI in Digital Payments
AI or Artificial Intelligence is known for streamlining processes securely, but when it comes to the digital payment solution, AI goes beyond streamlining and offering security. AI brings automation and enables users to monitor online payments. It’s interesting the jot down seven highly amazing uses of AI in the... Read more
Scare yourself silly with over 400 horror movies that cost $5 each
Fandango Now Tomorrow is October, and so begins the creepiest month of the year. To celebrate, Fandango Now has put a few hundred of its scariest films on sale for $5 each (by my count, there are 411 horror films listed on the landing page). Yes, you can certainly... Read more
The Debate Was a Disaster. But Hey, Climate Change Came Up
Near the end of last night’s catastrophic “presidential” debate, moderator Chris Wallace lobbed a surprising question at Donald Trump: “What do you believe about the science of climate change? And what will you do in the next four years to confront it?” It was surprising because, for one thing,... Read more
Google says Pixel’s Hold for Me feature records and stores audio on-device
One of the just-announced Pixels’ most intriguing features is Hold for Me, a Google Assistant-powered service that waits on hold when you call a retailer, utility, airline, or other business’ toll-free support number. When a human comes on the line and is ready to talk, Hold for Me —... Read more
What voter suppression looks like online
According to a report by CNN, the federal government has warned that Russia “might seek to covertly discourage or suppress US voters from participating” in the upcoming election. If so, it would be a repeat of their tactics four years ago, when Russian operatives posing as Americans on social... Read more
SpaceX Starlink brings Internet to emergency responders in wildfire areas
Enlarge / A Starlink user terminal and wildfire-devastated areas seen in images shared by Washington state’s Emergency Management Division. SpaceX Starlink is providing Internet access to Washington state emergency responders in areas ravaged by wildfires. The group has deployed seven Starlink user terminals (i.e. satellite dishes) since it began... Read more
Presidential debate memes, reactions: From big masks to Real Housewives
Jim Watson, Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET’s coverage of the run-up to voting in November. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden went after each other the minute 2020’s chaotic first presidential debate started at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland... Read more