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Spotify job listing hints the company’s ‘first physical products’ are coming

Spotify job listing hints the company’s ‘first physical products’ are coming

Spotify so far has been content to partner far and wide on hardware, via its Spotify Connect platform, which allows anyone building a connected speaker, mobile device or piece of AV equipment to turn their…

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Humans sow seeds of destruction by abusing poor robot just trying to walk through a door

Humans sow seeds of destruction by abusing poor robot just trying to walk through a door

You may remember last week that Boston Dynamics’ latest robot, a trim and yellow Spot Mini, has learned to open…

Update for iOS and Macs negates text bomb that crashed devices

Update for iOS and Macs negates text bomb that crashed devices

Last week we reported a major bug in Apple operating systems that would cause them to crash from mere exposure…

Technological solutions to technology’s problems feature in “How to Fix The Future”

Technological solutions to technology’s problems feature in “How to Fix The Future”

Larry Downes is a senior industry and innovation fellow at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He is the author…

Engineering against all odds, or how NYC’s subway will get wireless in the tunnels

Engineering against all odds, or how NYC’s subway will get wireless in the tunnels

Never ask a wireless engineer working on the NYC subway system “What can go wrong?” Flooding, ice, brake dust, and…

Visa confirms Coinbase wasn’t at fault for overcharging users

Visa confirms Coinbase wasn’t at fault for overcharging users

Yesterday, we wrote that Coinbase customers were being charged multiple times for past transactions. While some speculated that the erroneous withdraws…

This autonomous 3D scanner figures out where it needs to look

This autonomous 3D scanner figures out where it needs to look

If you need to make a 3D model of an object, there are plenty of ways to do so, but…

Senator calls on Tinder to fix a security flaw that lets randos snoop through your dates

Senator calls on Tinder to fix a security flaw that lets randos snoop through your dates

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is nervous about Tinder. He may not be swiping on the service this Valentine’s Day, but…

Outbrain is launching a product allowing publishers to recommend content on each other’s platform

Outbrain is launching a product allowing publishers to recommend content on each other’s platform

Outbrain, the network known for distributing garbage clickbait articles and ads on sites across the internet, is now going to…

Foxconn is working with RED to make cheaper and smaller 8K cameras

Foxconn is working with RED to make cheaper and smaller 8K cameras

Foxconn, AKA Hon Hai Precision Industry, AKA the company that made your iPhone, is working with digital cinema pioneer RED…

Instagram is testing screenshot alerts for stories

Instagram is testing screenshot alerts for stories

Instagram is testing a feature that will show users when someone else takes a screenshot of their story. Users included in…

Here’s a video of Elon Musk watching the Falcon Heavy take off

Here’s a video of Elon Musk watching the Falcon Heavy take off

This past week, as we watched SpaceX launch its absolutely massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, many of…

YouTube will remove ads and downgrade discoverability of channels posting offensive videos

YouTube will remove ads and downgrade discoverability of channels posting offensive videos

After barring Logan Paul earlier today from serving ads on his video channel, YouTube has now announced a more formal…

Reddit bans ‘involuntary porn’ communities that trade AI-generated celebrity videos

Reddit bans ‘involuntary porn’ communities that trade AI-generated celebrity videos

Following other recent bans on the controversial practice of AI-generated, face-swapped porn, Reddit too has brought the ban hammer down.…

SpaceX’s spacesuited Starman mannequin serves a real purpose

SpaceX’s spacesuited Starman mannequin serves a real purpose

SpaceX put a “Starman” into space today, on a path to a potential wide looping orbit of Mars and Earth…

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Amazon’s Prime Rewards Visa cardholders now get 5% back at Whole Foods if they pay for Prime

Amazon’s Prime Rewards Visa cardholders now get 5% back at Whole Foods if they pay for Prime

Amazon has already rolled out price cuts for Whole Foods shoppers as a result of its acquisition of the grocery…

Amazon reportedly paid around $90 million for security camera maker Blink

Amazon reportedly paid around $90 million for security camera maker Blink

Amazon acquired Blink late last year, a maker of affordable, easy to use security cameras powered by AA batteries. The…

Instacart has raised another $200M at a $4.2B valuation

Instacart has raised another $200M at a $4.2B valuation

Despite plenty of uncertainty swirling around Instacart and its complex relationship with Whole Foods — now owned by Amazon —…

Amazon is cutting hundreds of corporate jobs, according to a new report

Amazon is cutting hundreds of corporate jobs, according to a new report

In a rare move for the online retail giant, Amazon is laying off hundreds of corporate workers in its Seattle…