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COVID-hit UK startups cry out for help, as UK gov trails Europe in its response

The UK government is reportedly looking at a range of options to support the startup industry, possibly involving a co-investment model involving state-owned funds (via the British Business Bank) and…

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Myriota raises $19.3 million to expand its IoT satellite constellation

Internet of things satellite connectivity startup Myriota has raises a $19.3 million Series B funding round, led by Hostplus and Main Sequence Ventures, with additional funding from Boeing, former Australian…

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WHO Africa hosts hackathons, offers seed funds to fight COVID-19

The World Health Organization in Africa is holding virtual hackathons and offering up to $20,000 in seed-funds to finalists with digital solutions to stem COVID-19. The regional office of the…

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Google Maps puts restaurant takeout and delivery options front and center now that eating out is off the menu

Google has tweaked its Maps app to highlight restaurants that are offering takeout and delivery options during the COVID-19 pandemic, 9to5Google reports. When you open the Maps app, you’ll now…

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Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Review: Flying High

Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook is everything you’d expect from the maker of some of the nicest Android phones on the market: premium hardware, custom adapted to the needs of this device.…

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The Reality of Covid-19 Is Hitting Teens Especially Hard

Just a few weeks ago, the conversation in my household revolved around one thing: Where my daughter was going to college. She’s a senior in high school, high-achieving, and very…

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Quibi risks mobile video platform launch amid quarantine and economic turbulence

Quibi’s founders like to say their mobile video streaming platform is not a typical startup. So perhaps it’s only fitting that the company is launching in the midst of an…

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Facebook is selling refurbished Rift CV1s as Rift S remains sold out in U.S.

The Oculus Rift S and Quest are still out of stock, so in the U.S. Facebook is temporarily selling a “limited supply” of refurbished original Rifts for $299. That’s $100 less…

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Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 review: A luxury car loaded with tech and safety

I’ve been reviewing cars from a tech point of view in preparation for the arrival of self-driving vehicles. As those cars aren’t here yet, I had to settle for a…

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Report: the live streaming e-commerce market in China saw more than $61B in transactions in 2019 and is expected to double this year due to the pandemic (Xinmei Shen/Abacus)

April 5, 2020, 7:30 PM Top News More: Gizmodo, BBC, and Newsroom Tweets: @dcms, @naomirwolf, @pauldjohnston, @martinsfp, @banthebbc, @glennf, @mrjohnnicolson, @alexia, @leokelion, @mrsnickyclark, @hendopolis, @pickardje, @caro_milanesi, @aina_akin, @thenewimpostor, @zhugeex, @rooreynolds, @matthew_evs,…

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Huawei joins the Open Invention Network, the leading US-based patent non-aggression group covering Linux and related open-source tech (Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols/ZDNet)

April 5, 2020, 9:55 PM Top News More: BBC, Gizmodo, and Newsroom Tweets: @dcms, @naomirwolf, @tonypiper, @martinsfp, @banthebbc, @glennf, @mrjohnnicolson, @alexia, @leokelion, @mrsnickyclark, @hendopolis, @pickardje, @caro_milanesi, @aina_akin, @pauldjohnston, @thenewimpostor, @zhugeex, @rooreynolds,…

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7 Actionable Tips to Secure Your Smart Home and IoT Devices

As you welcome the Internet of Things (IoT) into your home, turning it into a “smart” home, you’re also likely making it an “insecure” home. Here are seven actionable tips…

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Marketing Automation and Customer Service: How are they Connected?

Did you know that, on average, 51% of companies are currently using marketing automation, and more than half of B2B companies (58%) plan to adopt the technology? The statistic may…

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Why You Need to Consider IoT in Improving Customer Experience

Assuredly, IoT (Internet of Things) has the potential to improve customer experience. The rapid expansion of technology has impacted businesses in many ways. Besides, IoT enables data sharing, inventory management,…

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How to Ensure Your Data is Providing Trustworthy Insights

For building owners and managers, data is the fuel behind their smart building operations. Leveraging the surplus of data that is readily available to them, owners and managers are making…

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Need of Feedback Software for Ministry of Army and Defense

In any business or organization, the customer is the king. Anything and everything starts with the customer and ends with them. And so, it is necessary to have a satisfied…

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Demystifying 8 Core Myths that Surround the Internet of Things

Internet of Things (IoT) has now become one of the most innovative technologies that we all talk about. IoT has the potential to change our lives drastically, which is beyond…

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The Challenges and Opportunities for Automation in the Real Estate Industry

According to Ascend2, 71% of businesses use marketing automation. The benefits of marketing automation are significant across all industries, including real estate. Even better, marketing isn’t the only process that…

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The Andrew Cuomo Nipple Mystery, One of the Toughest Jobs on Earth and Humanity’s Origin Story: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Clockwise from top left: Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Jim Cooke (Gizmodo), Marin Kneib (HIMAL group, WSL) and José María Bermúdez de Castro.Image: See above.As I write this, I…

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Safari flaw let intruders hijack cameras on iPhones and Macs

If successful, the perpetrator could quietly capture audio and video and eavesdrop on victims. That could be a particularly serious issue when many are relying on webcams for remote meetings…

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YouTube will remove videos falsely linking COVID-19 to 5G

Instead, YouTube said it was suppressing “borderline content” that could mislead people in “harmful ways,” such as conspiracy theories surrounding 5G and the virus by themselves. This includes both reduced…

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Microsoft Edge becomes the second most popular desktop web browser

It’s not hard to divine why Edge might grow so rapidly. Its status as Windows’ default browser helps, as does Microsoft’s overall clout. However, it also helps that the Chromium-based…

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Music streaming subscriptions grew by nearly a third in 2019

Spotify still had a solid lead at the end of 2019 with 35 percent of subscriptions. However, its rivals are growing fast. Apple Music’s listener base grew 36 percent to…

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Apple TV Channels offers free Epix until May 2nd without signing up

In this article: a&e, acorn tv, apple, apple tv, coronavirus, covid-19, entertainment, epix, history channel, internet, movies, services, showtime, smithsonian, Smithsonian Channel, streaming, television, tv All products recommended by Engadget…

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PwC report: the total number of crypto M&A deals dropped from 189 in 2018 to 114 last year, while the value of M&A deals dropped from $1.89B to $451M (Nathan DiCamillo/CoinDesk)

April 5, 2020, 10:55 PM Top News More: South China Morning Post, Business Insider, CNET, AppleInsider, TechCrunch, Philip Elmer‑DeWitt, SiliconANGLE, MacRumors, Ubergizmo, MACお宝 …, Cult of Mac, MacDailyNews, and iPhone…

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Rumor: Resident Evil 8 to debut in 2021, will be completely first-person

2020-04-05 09:30:00by Chris Carter’During most of its development it existed as Revelations 3’Capcom is constantly re-assessing its franchises in a very strange way. In any given year, we could get…

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UK High Court judge says Google will either need to let an SEO expert inspect its ranking algorithms or withdraw evidence from its long-running competition case (Gareth Corfield/The Register)

April 5, 2020, 9:00 PM Top News More: BBC, Gizmodo, and Newsroom Tweets: @dcms, @naomirwolf, @tonypiper, @pauldjohnston, @martinsfp, @banthebbc, @glennf, @mrjohnnicolson, @alexia, @leokelion, @mrsnickyclark, @hendopolis, @pickardje, @caro_milanesi, @aina_akin, @thenewimpostor, @zhugeex, @rooreynolds,…

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Twice this week, traffic to 200+ of the world’s largest CDNs and cloud hosts was redirected through Russia’s telco Rostelecom in likely BGP hijacking attacks (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

April 5, 2020, 8:35 PM Top News More: BBC, Gizmodo, and Newsroom Tweets: @dcms, @naomirwolf, @pauldjohnston, @martinsfp, @banthebbc, @glennf, @mrjohnnicolson, @alexia, @leokelion, @mrsnickyclark, @hendopolis, @pickardje, @caro_milanesi, @aina_akin, @thenewimpostor, @zhugeex, @rooreynolds, @matthew_evs,…

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Skype no longer requires video call participants to have an account or to download software, letting users join a call via a link, similar to Zoom (Michael Potuck/9to5Mac)

April 5, 2020, 8:35 PM Top News More: BBC, Gizmodo, and Newsroom Tweets: @dcms, @naomirwolf, @pauldjohnston, @martinsfp, @banthebbc, @glennf, @mrjohnnicolson, @alexia, @leokelion, @mrsnickyclark, @hendopolis, @pickardje, @caro_milanesi, @aina_akin, @thenewimpostor, @zhugeex, @rooreynolds, @matthew_evs,…

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Tim Cook says Apple has now sourced 20M+ masks for healthcare workers from its supply chain, has designed and is shipping face shields at a rate of 1M per week (Chance Miller/9to5Mac)

April 5, 2020, 9:00 PM Top News More: BBC, Gizmodo, and Newsroom Tweets: @dcms, @naomirwolf, @tonypiper, @pauldjohnston, @martinsfp, @banthebbc, @glennf, @mrjohnnicolson, @alexia, @leokelion, @mrsnickyclark, @hendopolis, @pickardje, @caro_milanesi, @aina_akin, @thenewimpostor, @zhugeex, @rooreynolds,…

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Coronavirus: Tech firms summoned over ‘crackpot’ 5G conspiracies

Image copyright Getty Images The culture secretary is to order social media companies to be more aggressive in their response to conspiracy theories linking 5G networks to the coronavirus pandemic.Oliver…

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Internet of Elephants launches Wildeverse, an AR game about endangered animals and conservation

On Friday, the Kenyan augmented reality game developer Internet of Elephants launched its latest game in partnership with the conservation science experts from the Borneo Nature Foundation, Goualougo Triangle Ape…

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R&D Roundup: Ultrasound/AI medical imaging, assistive exoskeletons and neural weather modeling

In the time of COVID-19, much of what transpires from the science world to the general public relates to the virus, and understandably so. But other domains, even within medical…

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YouTube says it will remove content spreading conspiracy theories linking 5G and coronavirus, but will leave content that is simply conspiratorial about 5G (Alex Hern/The Guardian)

April 5, 2020, 4:40 PM Top News More: Chalkbeat, Fast Company, GeekWire, The Verge, Engadget, TechCrunch, BetaNews, MSPoweruser, U.S. Department of Justice, DataBreaches.net, Daring Fireball, Seeking Alpha, The Seattle Times,…

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NetMarketShare: Microsoft Edge becomes the second most popular desktop browser for the first time, with a market share of 7.59%, beating Mozilla Firefox’s 7.19% (Lawrence Abrams/BleepingComputer)

April 5, 2020, 5:00 PM Top News More: Chalkbeat, Fast Company, GeekWire, The Verge, Engadget, TechCrunch, BetaNews, MSPoweruser, U.S. Department of Justice, DataBreaches.net, Daring Fireball, Seeking Alpha, The Seattle Times,…

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40 more game companies join WHO #PlayApartTogether coronavirus awareness campaign

40 more game companies have joined the World Health Organization (WHO) #PlayApartTogether coronavirus awareness campaign. And more the campaign has gained more than 4.7 billion consumer media impressions worldwide. The promotional campaign,…

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Kumbaya helps parents find virtual babysitting, tutoring, and other gigs for their teens

Parents are in desperate need of help when it comes to taking care of kids or homeschooling them in our new work-from-home world. Kumbaya, a gig marketplace that connects teens…

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Facebook kills software updates for Samsung Gear VR

Facebook is ending software updates for the Samsung Gear VR. Further, users will no longer be able to access films or download the Oculus Video app. The Samsung Gear VR

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How to watch the Queen’s Coronavirus speech online for free: stream from UK or abroad

Home News (Image credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images) At this time of national (and, of course, international) crisis, it’s only natural that the Queen should speak to the people in a…

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