Microsoft helps LinkedIn launch its first live video streaming service

Microsoft is getting involved in live video streaming, through its ownership of LinkedIn. The social network is launching a new LinkedIn Live service to its 600 million users, allowing people to live stream video content. It’s arriving initially as an invite-only beta this week for US users, and it comes nearly 18 months after LinkedIn originally More...

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By admin On Monday, February 11th, 2019

Trump to launch ‘American AI Initiative’ later today

America may be the current world leader in artificial intelligence, but its place is anything but assured. While nations around the world have launched programs to stimulate AI development, the Trump administration More...

By admin On Sunday, February 10th, 2019

China’s blockbuster The Wandering Earth is rich, gorgeous, and goofy

We’re living through a fascinating era of rapid change for the blockbuster movie model. America producers, eager to get their $200 million movies into the lucrative Chinese market, are increasingly looking More...

By admin On Saturday, February 9th, 2019

Juul’s imitators are copying the popular vape’s high nicotine levels

The popularity of Juul and its high-nicotine pods is driving up nicotine levels across the vaping industry in what Stanford researchers are calling a “nicotine arms race,” according to a new study. The findings More...

By admin On Friday, February 8th, 2019

Why the Grammys sound amazing and sometimes go wrong

Michael Abbott has overseen audio at the Grammys for decades. It’s an extremely high-pressure position, so I expected Abbot to have the personality to match. But when I met him in the hallways of a trade show More...

By admin On Thursday, February 7th, 2019

‘Fauxtography’ is now a fact of life

Over the course of the past year, especially as I was reviewing Huawei’s P20 Pro and Mate 20 Pro cameras, a portmanteau kept surfacing to the top of my mind: “fauxtography.” It’s a term that’s been More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

The Palm phone won’t save you from your phone

Everybody who sees the Palm phone doesn’t really want to believe me when I tell them that it isn’t any good. For one thing, it’s adorably tiny and decently well-designed. (It looks exactly like a little More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

The broadband industry loves bullshit names

Your internet provider thinks you’re dumb. Between fake “unlimited” plans, bogus fees, and simply not providing promised speeds, companies like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast, and Spectrum have been using More...

By admin On Monday, February 4th, 2019

Google’s Nest Secure alarm system is about to double as a voice assistant

Is there anything quite as wonderful as unlocking the hidden potential of a gadget years after it debuts? Today, owners of Google’s $400 Nest Secure home security system will get this chance as Google starts More...

By admin On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

Kingdom Hearts III’s smartphone turns its heroes into modern millennials

Kingdom Hearts is a series about good vs. evil and the power of friendship, wrapped up in convoluted storylines and nonsensical titles. Its hero, Sora, is a teenager who travels worlds with Disney characters More...