Best Buy Memorial Day 2021 sale: Discounts on TVs, gaming and air fryers
Best Buy has some fantastic deals this Memorial Day weekend. Now through May 31, the retailer is offering deals on appliances, computer gear and electronics. Now’s the time if you’re looking to buy a major appliance or get deal on a TV. We’ve done the heavy lifting for you... Read more
US Soldiers Exposed Nuclear Secrets on Digital Flash Cards
As nations around the world continue to seek access to encrypted communications, the Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp sued the Indian government this week to challenge new rules requiring that apps be able to trace the “first originator” of messages. Creating such a capability would undermine WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption protections,... Read more
Data privacy vs. innovation: The new rules of the road
Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. Apple’s move to a more private, consumer-driven data model with the announcement of its App Tracking Transparency (ATT) feature puts the consumer in the driver’s seat of data privacy, allowing them to opt-in or opt-out of data sharing. The... Read more
Amazon devices will soon automatically share your Internet with neighbors
If you use Alexa, Echo, or any other Amazon device, you have only 10 days to opt out of an experiment that leaves your personal privacy and security hanging in the balance. On June 8, the merchant, Web host, and entertainment behemoth will automatically enroll the devices in Amazon... Read more
Best TV deals: Save on LG, TCL and Vizio TVs
If you’re not exactly rushing back to the movie theater after you’ve been vaccinated, you might consider putting those theater-going dollars into binge-watching at home on a new TV — and Memorial Day is a good time to make an upgrade. Amazon and Best Buy have amazing deals on some of the best... Read more
It’s Tough to Defend ‘Overwatch,’ but It’s Still Unparalleled
Overwatch isn’t just about the guns. Unlike other hero-based shooters, the game, which turned 5 years old this month, has some heroes who don’t even have guns. Instead, characters throw an entire periodic table of projectiles and abilities at each other for 10 minutes, and then do it again.... Read more
The RetroBeat: 5 other Sonic games that should be on Sonic Origins
Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. Earlier this week, Sega announced Sonic Origins, a new retro compilation that will include Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD. I’m always down for a nice collection, but it... Read more
Father’s Day win: Save 57% on a serious OtterBox backpack cooler
OtterBox This story is part of Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021, featuring our top picks for dads who love tech. Drinks and ice are heavy to lug, but they feel a lot less so when you put your back and shoulders in charge instead of one arm. I was... Read more
There’s a Great Whip Spider Boom. What Gives?
Amblypygids became his version of Colla’s caves. It was hard to find a lab at first. Once he did, though, he became prolific contributor to Harvey’s spreadsheets, describing new species everywhere from Timor-Leste to Belize. Glancing at his oeuvre, it may seem that there’s an inexorable army of amblypygids... Read more
AI in a post-pandemic economy
Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. The global economy is poised to finally get back on its feet now that COVID-19 appears to be on the wane (fingers crossed). But while people around the world are hoping everything will soon return to normal, technologies like... Read more