• Samsung sold 6.7 million 5G phones in 2019, beating expectations
    Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Samsung sold 6.7 million 5G phones in 2019 between the Galaxy S10 5G and the Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G, the company announced today, marking better than expected sales for devices supporting the next-generation mobile standard. While 6.7 million devices may ... read more
    Source: www.theverge.comPublished on 2020-01-02
  • Movies are already disappearing from Disney+
    Disney+ just launched in November, but some movies are already disappearing from the service, as reported by Polygon. For example, the three Home Alone movies were available when Disney+ launched, but the first Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York were removed from Disney+ yesterday, the ... read more
    Source: www.theverge.comPublished on 2020-01-02
  • Building climate-saving tech digs up new problems
    The solar power and electric vehicles we need to stop the climate crisis pose a different threat to people and the environment: a boom in mining. Moving away from fossil fuels depends on tech like batteries and solar panels that can provide alternative forms of energy. But digging up ... read more
    Source: www.theverge.comPublished on 2020-01-02
  • Google disables Xiaomi integrations for all its devices after a Nest showed weird images
    Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Google has disabled Xiaomi devices’ access to its Nest Hub and Assistant after a camera owner reported seeing unfamiliar still images apparently from other cameras, Google confirmed to The Verge. The issue was first reported by Android Police. “We’re aware of the ... read more
    Source: www.theverge.comPublished on 2020-01-02
  • A pop-up YouTube account might have locked down Rolling Stones rarities for decades
    Photo by George Rose/Getty Images A collection of at least 75 rare performances by the Rolling Stones briefly appeared on a brand-new YouTube account on New Year’s Eve, then vanished just a day later, as spotted by Variety. The uploads could have been the work of a dedicated pirate, ... read more
    Source: www.theverge.comPublished on 2020-01-02
  • Ads for drug injury lawsuits were a problem long before they targeted HIV prevention medication
    Astrid Riecken/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Facebook removed personal injury advertisements early this week that contained misleading information about medications designed to prevent the spread of HIV, after months of outcry from LGBTQ organizations like GLAAD, The Washington Post reported. Encouraging people at risk of HIV to take ... read more
    Source: www.theverge.comPublished on 2020-01-02
  • RadRunner electric utility bike review: my daily driver
    This is a review of an electric bike that I couldn’t stop riding long enough to actually write When Rad Power Bikes first released its RadRunner electric utility bike last August, I knew I had to get my hands on it. I had just reviewed the company’s cargo bike and ... read more
    Source: www.theverge.comPublished on 2020-01-02
  • Join Vergecast Live at CES 2020
    It’s that time of year again: the Consumer Electronics Show is set to take over Las Vegas, Nevada, during the first week of January. CES 2020 kicks off on Tuesday, January 7th, and runs through Friday, January 10th. But you can join Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Ashley Carman ... read more
    Source: www.theverge.comPublished on 2020-01-02
  • Netflix’s The Witcher was a guaranteed success before it even premiered
    Image: Netflix The Witcher is the most in-demand show in the world, according to Parrot Analytics, surpassing Disney+’s The Mandalorian. It also nearly topped Netflix’s most popular shows of 2019, despite being released less than a month ago. By all metrics, The Witcher is a success. The show received ... read more
    Source: www.theverge.comPublished on 2020-01-02
  • FDA announces new crackdown on flavored vaping products
    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it is ordering companies to pull flavored e-cigarette cartridges from the market. The agency promised regulatory action if the flavored pods and cartridges weren’t removed from shelves within a month. Tobacco or menthol ... read more
    Source: www.theverge.comPublished on 2020-01-02
  • Amazon allegedly threatened to fire employees for speaking out on climate change
    The accusations come soon after Google fired four of its activist employees. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2020-01-02
  • 5 fun but cheap activities for your New Year’s Eve party
    Don't spend a lot of money on NYE. There's a slew of virtually free activities from video games to streaming classic movies to watching fireworks online. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-31
  • How to get rid of your Christmas tree easily after the holidays
    Don't let your Christmas tree disposal stress you out. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-31
  • Best internet providers in 2020: How to choose cable vs. DSL vs. satellite and more
    Speed, price and the pros and cons of every type of internet service -- from dial-up to fiber to 5G. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-28
  • New privacy laws like CCPA could be headed to your state
    First California passed its version of the GDPR. Now other states are looking to follow the lead set by the California Consumer Privacy Act. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-27
  • Exposed databases are as bad as data breaches, and they’re not going anywhere
    Hackers don't have to hack when companies make this mistake. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-26
  • How to set up a VPN on your iPhone or Android phone: Yes, you need one
    The absolute beginner's guide to safer browsing on public Wi-Fi in under 10 minutes. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-25
  • California’s new privacy law: Everything you need to know video
    The California Privacy Protection Act will change how companies treat your data, whether you live in the state or not. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-25
  • Netflix ‘You’ season 2: Actress Ambyr Childers on Candace’s pursuit of vengeance
    "This is not a show about unicorns and rainbows," says actress Ambyr Childers. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-18
  • Programmers plead guilty to running illegal TV streaming service that was bigger than Netflix
    iStreamItAll offered more content than Netflix, Hulu, Vudu and Amazon Prime, the Justice Department said. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-16
  • Instagram wants you to think twice about that photo caption
    A new feature will notify you if your photo caption could be considered offensive and give you the chance to change it before you post. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-16
  • Amazon’s bizarre and troubled 2019: From HQ2 to Bezos blackmail
    The e-commerce titan weathered many scandals, but its business kept charging to new heights. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-16
  • ExpressVPN review: A VPN speed leader with a secure reputation
    We recommend ExpressVPN as an excellent choice for privacy novices and professionals alike. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-16
  • How we evaluate and review VPNs
    Looking to invest in a VPN? Here's our guide for reviewing these services. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-16
  • Why flawed broadband speed tests have devastating consequences
    If government policy is based on faulty data, everyone loses. ... read more
    Source: CNETPublished on 2019-12-14
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