Monthly Archives: April 2019

Slack is adding email conversations and calendar integrations

In case you don't already count on Slack for just about every part of your work day, the business communications service is adding a whole bunch of new features that will keep you chatting with your co-workers without having to … Read the rest of this entry

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Samsung invests in logic chip R&D to take on Qualcomm and TSMC

Samsung's chip division is its most lucrative, but memory chip prices are falling and the company's overall operating profits are slipping. In response, Samsung just announced a $ 116 billion investment in non-memory chip R&D and production infras… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ hits Spotify and Apple Music three years late

Three years after Beyoncé's Lemonade dropped with little warning, the album is at long last available on Spotify (at which she has taken jabs in the past), Apple Music and other streaming services. Until now, it was only available to … Read the rest of this entry

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‘State Snaps’ founder convicted over armed plot to steal a domain name

Last year, the man who staged an armed robbery in an attempt to seize control of doitforstate.com was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison. Soon, the court will also sentence the mastermind who asked him to break into the … Read the rest of this entry

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Natalie Portman will narrate a dolphin documentary for Disney+

Disney is clearly determined to flex its star power (and giant budget) ahead of its streaming service launch on November 12th. The company has announced that Natalie Portman will narrate Dolphin Reef, a nature movie that will debut alongside Disney+… … Read the rest of this entry

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Tesla promises ‘one million robo-taxis’ in 2020

Two days ahead of its first-quarter earnings disclosure, the company had an event to explain its autonomous technology to investors. The talks were probably denser than the average shareholder was expecting but it was an opportunity to see how Tesla… … Read the rest of this entry

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Samsung has postponed Galaxy Fold launch events in China

The $ 2,000 Galaxy Fold is already off to a bumpy start no thanks to some broken review units (ours is fine, by the way), and though the April 26th launch in the US remains unaffected, folks on the other … Read the rest of this entry

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France launches government chat app after fixing last-minute flaw

France made good on its promise to launch a secure government-only chat app — although it almost didn't turn out that way. The country has introduced a beta version of Tchap, a messaging app that helps officials communicate with each … Read the rest of this entry

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Recommended Reading: Coachella was built for YouTube

Coachella 2019 review: A festival built for YouTube Paul A. Thompson, Pitchfork For years, Coachella's opening weekend has been a huge event for YouTube. A weekend's worth of livestreams don't deliver all of the acts to your living room, but … Read the rest of this entry

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The next frontier for cannabis vapes: mood-specific formulas

"In New York, my bicycle messenger really had two types of cannabis. It was either green or brown." Michael Ray is the CEO of Bloom Farms, a California-based cannabis company that specializes in vape cartridges and CBD tinctures. Ray's reflecting … Read the rest of this entry

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