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Automattic's bargain-bin Tumblr deal plugs right into the WordPress business model
Tumblr has been an millstone around the neck of its owners, first Yahoo and later Oath and Verizon Media, pretty much since it was acquired in 2013.
Aug 12, 2019 23:56 UTC Business Read More

Rebel Galaxy Outlaw Review
Double Damage does a great job of modernizing the spacefighter gameplay of classics like Wing Commander: Privateer and Freelancer.
Aug 12, 2019 23:53 UTC Technology Read More

Grand Theft Auto maker CEO: It's 'disrespectful' to blame gun violence on entertainment
Take-Two Interactive Software CEO Strauss Zelnick said Monday it's wrong to blame gun violence in the United States on entertainment, pushing back against…
Aug 12, 2019 23:31 UTC Technology Read More

Shroud is convinced that VR will “never be a thing”
Twitch star shroud isn't the biggest fan of virtual reality.
Aug 12, 2019 23:24 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

New OnePlus 7T Pro Leak Highlights Ambitious Plans
A flurry of headlines earlier today suggested that OnePlus would be launching its updated handsets later this year on October 15th. Although that date has been…
Aug 12, 2019 23:24 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Razer Phone 2 Discount Is Even Bigger Than Before as the Smartphone Can Be Bought With a $450 Price Cut
The Razer Phone 2 becomes even cheaper with a $450 discount, bringing down the gaming smartphone's price to an astonishing $349.99.
Aug 12, 2019 23:08 UTC Gadgets Read More

Ojamajo Doremi Smartphone Accessories Will Make Your Phone Magical
Premium Bandai is launching more magical goods in honor of the 20th anniversary of Ojamajo Doremi—this time for your smartphone! Three different…
Aug 12, 2019 23:06 UTC Gadgets Read More

Dealer-Built Mustang Gulf Heritage Edition Packs 800 HP, Costs $140k
This Gulf-styled Ford Mustang comes from Brown Lee Performance, a division of a Ford dealership in Tennessee, and it costs $140000.
Aug 12, 2019 23:05 UTC Technology Read More

Saudis Consider All Options Amid Oil Price Slide
All it took this week was a simple rumor new OPEC action to halt the oil price slide, but OPEC's leader, Saudi Arabia may not be able to count of support from…
Aug 12, 2019 22:59 UTC Business Read More

Twitter’s latest test makes following tweetstorms a lot easier
Twitter is testing a feature to let users follow replies to individual tweets so you can keep up with the next great Twitter saga. Users in the test can now choose to…
Aug 12, 2019 22:41 UTC Technology Read More

Is Target Stock a Buy on Recent Dips?
Target (TGT) stock fell as trade war concerns hit retail stocks. However, TGT's Q2 digital sales jumped 42% as it expanded its same-day delivery services.
Aug 12, 2019 22:34 UTC Markets Read More

Galaxy Note 10+ 5G camera is the new leader in DxOMark rankings
Whenever Samsung rolls out new models of its flagship handsets, you can be forgiven for feeling like the company is positioning them as top-notch cameras that…
Aug 12, 2019 22:34 UTC Technology Read More

First chlamydia vaccine tested in humans shows early promise
Chlamydia infection: The first clinical trial for a chlamydia vaccine shows promise in preventing the most common sexually transmitted disease in the world.
Aug 12, 2019 22:28 UTC Health Read More

See the Perseids meteor shower peak tonight (August 12)!
The Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight, August 12! The bright moon will wash out much of the show but you could still spot ten to 15 an hour depending on…
Aug 12, 2019 22:24 UTC Science Read More

TME Stock Slumps More than 7% in After-Hours Trading
Shares of China's music streaming giant Tencent Music (TME) were down more than 7.0% in after-hours trading today. Tencent Music announced its…
Aug 12, 2019 22:10 UTC Markets Read More

SpaceX's Starship Prototype Could Make Its Biggest Hop Yet This Weekend
SpaceX's Starhopper will make its biggest-ever leap soon, if all goes according to plan. The private spaceflight company aims to get Starhopper, an early test…
Aug 12, 2019 22:10 UTC Science Read More

SpaceX's Starship Prototype Could Make Its Biggest Hop Yet This Weekend
SpaceX's Starhopper will make its biggest-ever leap soon, if all goes according to plan. The private spaceflight company aims to get Starhopper, an early test…
Aug 12, 2019 22:10 UTC Technology Read More

Global Computer On Module (COM) Market 2019 Kontron, Congatec, MSC Technologies (Avnet), Advantech, ADLink, Portwell
The report on the Global Computer On Module (COM) Market offers complete data on the Computer On Module (COM) market. Components, for example, main…
Aug 12, 2019 22:04 UTC Computing Read More

Porsche’s Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid makes a quick SUV even quicker
The Porsche Cayenne Hybrid is an outstanding SUV. It's quick, agile and sort of tricks you into thinking you're driving a smaller vehicle. But Porsche being Por...
Aug 12, 2019 22:03 UTC Business Read More

The Day Jeffrey Epstein Told Me He Had Dirt on Powerful People
I went to Mr. Epstein's Manhattan mansion to talk about Tesla. We ended up discussing much more — including his belief that sex with teenage girls should be…
Aug 12, 2019 21:53 UTC Business Read More

Uber plans to stop going to Ontario International Airport
Uber said it's stopping its *service* at Ontario International Airport next month because of fee increases. The airport east of Los Angeles now charges ride-hailing…
Aug 12, 2019 21:51 UTC Business Read More

AI-powered maths practice platform makes learning fun
THE BUSINESS TIMES SME - PRACTICLE, a new online practice platform for primary school mathematics, aims to gamify the everyday task of revising the…
Aug 12, 2019 21:49 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Microsoft cuts Office 2019 one-time licenses through Home Use Program
Another one bites the dust. Microsoft has been shifting much of its software to a subscription model, and the latest Office 2019 news heralds another change on…
Aug 12, 2019 21:42 UTC Technology Read More

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