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  • Here’s how you can properly vet overseas manufacturers for your ecommerce business
    Of all the questions my consulting clients ask, there is one that comes up more often than all the others combined. It goes something like this: “I want to harness the power of overseas manufacturing, but I’m worried about fraud and quality control. How do I vet manufacturers in China... Read more »
  • Back with the Ex is definitely Netflix’s worst original show
    With legions of data at its disposal, Netflix churns out original shows faster than anyone with a job — or a life — can consume. And while they’ve got a serious shot at the Oscars this year with Roma, Netflix has served us some real stinkers — and I’m here to... Read more »
  • Bug sake! Climate change is killing off insects
    Climate change gets blamed for a lot of things these days: inundating small islands, fueling catastrophic fires, amping-up hurricanes and smashing Arctic sea ice. But a global review of insect research has found another casualty: 40% of insect species are declining and a third are endangered. It confirms what many... Read more »
  • Learn how to make your own games like Fortnite for a price you pick
    You can earn a solid knowledge of all things Unity with the training found in this meticulously curated Unity Game Development Bundle. Best of all, you can score this awesome knowledge for any price you want to pay.... Read more »
  • Luckily, AI still needs humans to succeed
    Humans look at AI in both awe and fear. When I tell folks that I work for a company that builds AI-powered virtual assistants, they frequently ask me if AI is close to becoming sentient. Is it close to becoming human? Are we fast approaching a future where Skynet from... Read more »
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  • Game streamer Ninja will have his own toy line
    You can't usually show support for a game streamer in the real world outside of t-shirt and stickers, but Wicked Cool Toys is kicking things up a notch. It's introducing a line of toys themed around streamers, starting with Twitch superstar Tyler "N...... Read more »
  • Mueller subpoenas Cambridge Analytica director in Russia probe
    Cambridge Analytica may be no more, but those connected to it are facing an increasing amount of scrutiny. Former business development director Brittany Kaiser has confirmed to The Guardian through a spokesman that US special counsel Robert Mueller...... Read more »
  • Chinese surveillance company found tracking 2.5 million people
    Security vulnerabilities are horrible, but one of them is shedding light on the reach of the Chinese surveillance state. Security researcher Victor Gevers discovered that facial recognition firm SenseNets left a surveillance database completely expo...... Read more »
  • UK parliament report will call for 'sweeping' regulation of Facebook
    The UK Parliament's Facebook document dump is close to creating serious legal trouble for the social network. According to The Guardian, the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee plans to release a report on February 18th calling on the UK gov...... Read more »
  • 'Selfie harm' and the damage done by social media
    With a new project called Selfie Harm, photographer John Rankin Waddell, better known as Rankin, wanted to see the role social media played on self image in young people. He took photos of a group of teens aged 13 to 19, then asked them to spend a fe...... Read more »
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  • Apple releasing ‘all-new’ 16-inch MacBook Pro and 32-inch 6K monitor this year, says report
    Apple is planning an ‘all-new’ MacBook Pro design for this year, well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has said in a research note obtained by MacRumors. The lineup is reportedly led by a model with a screen of between 16 and 16.5 inches, which would make it the biggest screen in a... Read more »
  • Facebook can no longer govern itself, UK lawmakers say
    Facebook should no longer be allowed to govern itself and it’s time for the government to step in as the cop on the beat, according to a new parliamentary report released tonight by the United Kingdom. The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee of the UK Parliament has published... Read more »
  • Samsung quits making new Blu-ray players
    Slowly but surely, spinning discs are dying out, and Samsung just put another nail in their coffin. The company told Forbes that it’s done producing 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray players — and CNET was able to confirm that Samsung is halting production on at least some of its 1080p Blu-ray... Read more »
  • Peach isn’t dead yet
    Social media is increasingly the internet: Facebook was founded in 2004, and it ate the web as we knew it then — a collection of microsites and curiosities run by so many individual proprietors, individually. It used to be that personalization was what you did to your site; now it’s... Read more »
  • I’ve used Dvorak for 10 years, and I’m here to tell you it’s not all that
    QWERTY users, you’re not missing out on much Continue reading…... Read more »
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  • 2019 Apple Watch: New Ceramic Casing, ECG Support for More Countries
    In his wide-ranging research note today touching on Apple's product releases for 2019, Ming-Kuo provided a glimpse at upcoming AirPods, iPads, iPhones, displays and MacBook Pros. Regarding the Apple Watch, however, he had only a brief mention:ECG supports developed for additional countries. New ceramic casing design added.Expanding Apple Watch ECG... Read more »
  • AirPower and New AirPods Said to Ship in First Half of 2019, New iPod Touch With Faster Processor Also Expected
    Apple's long-awaited AirPower wireless charging mat and a new version of AirPods with wireless charging support and upgraded Bluetooth connectivity will start shipping in the first half of 2019, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo also expects a new iPod touch with a faster processor to launch in 2019. While... Read more »
  • Two New iPad Pro Models, 10.2-Inch iPad, and iPad Mini 5 Said to Launch in 2019
    In a thorough research note outlining Apple's plans for 2019, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo describes his outlook for the next iPad lineup. According to Kuo, Apple plans to release two new iPad Pro models, a 10.2-inch iPad, and a refreshed iPad mini, each equipped with an upgraded processor, later this year.... Read more »
  • Kuo: 2019 iPhones Can Wirelessly Charge Other Devices, Feature Frosted Glass and Larger Batteries, and More
    In a thorough research note outlining Apple's plans for 2019, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo describes his outlook for the next iPhone lineup. According to Kuo, the 2019 iPhone lineup will mirror that of the current lineup, including 6.5-inch and 5.8-inch OLED models as well as a 6.1-inch LCD model. As for... Read more »
  • Apple Said to Release 31.6-Inch 6K Display With Mini LED-Like Backlight Design in 2019
    Apple will release a 31.6-inch 6K display with a Mini LED-like backlight design in 2019, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who detailed his expectations for Apple's 2019 roadmap in a research note obtained by MacRumors. Apple left the display market back in 2016 with the discontinuation of the outdated... Read more »
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  • The best drones of 2019
    In just the past few years, drones have transformed from a geeky hobbyist affair to a full-on cultural phenomenon. Here's a no-nonsense rundown of the best drones you can buy right now, no matter what kind of flying you plan to do. The post The best drones of 2019 appeared... Read more »
  • Over 16,000 Apex Legends cheaters have already been banned by Respawn
    Respawn Entertainment revealed that it has already banned over 16,000 cheaters in Apex Legends in the less than two weeks since its release. The developer may be working on an in-game feature to report cheaters. The post Over 16,000 Apex Legends cheaters have already been banned by Respawn appeared first... Read more »
  • Alita: Battle Angel’s big opening weekend leads weak holiday box office
    New box-office champion Alita: Battle Angel outperformed expectations with its big premiere and positive reviews from critics, but Presidents' Day weekend is still off to a slow start. The post Alita: Battle Angel’s big opening weekend leads weak holiday box office appeared first on Digital Trends.... Read more »
  • Bayonetta 3 still in the works, set to launch on Nintendo Switch this year
    Bayonetta 3 was notably absent from the latest Nintendo Direct presentation, raising concerns that the game will be delayed. A Nintendo executive clarified that the Nintendo Switch exclusive remains on track for a 2019 release. The post Bayonetta 3 still in the works, set to launch on Nintendo Switch this... Read more »
  • Best new shows and movies to stream: Deadpool 2, The Umbrella Academy, and more
    Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream right now. On the list this week: Deadpool 2, The Umbrella Academy, Lorena, and more. The post Best new shows and movies to stream: Deadpool 2, The Umbrella Academy, and more... Read more »