How mobile app developers can thrive in Apple’s new world
A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  Much like Google’s ongoing plans regarding the demise of the cookie, Apple has thrown a similar wrench into the world of app monetization. With iOS 14.5 and the addition of the App Tracking Transparency framework,... Read more
Should you buy an iPhone 12 even though Apple’s new iPhone 13 might arrive soon?
The iPhone 12 is an excellent phone, and getting one now may be better than waiting for whatever the next iPhone turns out to be. Sarah Tew/CNET This story is part of Apple Event, our full coverage of the latest news from Apple headquarters. Apple’s next iPhone, which we... Read more
Stuck in GPT-3’s waitlist? Try out the AI21 Jurassic-1
The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! In January 2020, OpenAI laid out the scaling law of language models: You can improve the performance of any neural language model by adding more training data, more model parameters, and more compute. Since... Read more
Casper Original mattress review: A firm feel that’s ideal for back sleepers
Lindsay Boyers/CNET Casper didn’t invent the idea of the mattress-in-a-box, but the mattress retailer definitely put the concept on the map. Thanks to influencer marketing and social media ads, Casper became the trendy new way to buy a mattress.  And now, with over 175 online mattress players in the... Read more
A Third of Shark and Ray Species May Face Extinction
This story originally appeared in The Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A third of shark and ray species have been overfished to near extinction, according to an eight-year scientific study. “Sharks and rays are the canary in the coal mine of overfishing. If I tell... Read more
The agile team has gone home. Now what?
The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Agile may be synonymous with software development, but it is equally about people. Because the purpose of agile sprints is to incorporate feedback at quick intervals to deliver what customers want. And the agile... Read more
Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort: Start time, how to watch or stream online, Trump commentary
Apparently, Trump will be commentating? 2021 is a helluva year. Triller Aging boxer Evander Holyfield and former UFC champion Vitor Belfort are fighting today. If that wasn’t strange enough, former President Donald Trump is on commentary duties. This could be the weirdest combat sport event of 2021, and in... Read more
A Flawed, Strange Covid-19 Origin Theory Is Gaining Traction
“I don’t see any motive, but I think they’re not independent of each other,” says Rambaut. “Because once this idea has caught hold, people then will go through their stored samples to see what they can find.” Other studies reporting an earlier detection of the virus in Italy have... Read more
Opswat: Only 8% of orgs with web apps for file uploads have adequate cybersecurity
The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Only 8% of organizations with web applications for uploading files implement adequate cybersecurity protocols against malicious attacks, according to a new report by Opswat. Yet almost all of them (99%) are concerned (to a... Read more
He-Man gets a new partner: Sun-Man, a pioneering Black superhero toy
Mattel is uniting He-Man with Sun-Man, relaunching the Black superhero toy for a new generation. Mattel Eternia has a new Black hero. Sun-Man, a muscular action figure sold in the ’80s that was born from the need for a diverse alternative to He-Man, will join Mattel’s Masters of the... Read more