News : Technology

Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs may be subpoenaed to testify before Senate

Sunday  12:16,   27 september 2020

A hearing will address the legal liability protections under Section 230 that shield tech companies from lawsuits for content that users post.Sen. Roger Wicker, a Republican from Mississippi and the chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee... >>>

Motorola Razr 2020 review: The iconic flip phone has done it again, this time with 5G

Sunday  11:01,   27 september 2020

The Motorola Razr gets the refinements it deserves.The new foldable screen on the new Razr is designed and built to handle 200,000... >>>

Science shows watching cute animals is good for your health

Sunday  10:06,   27 september 2020

You knew watching videos of puppies and kittens felt good, but now there's data to back that feeling.You knew watching videos of puppies and kittens felt good but now there's data to back that... >>>

Save Space and Boost Bass With These Floorstanding Speaker Subwoofer Sets

Sunday  04:01,   27 september 2020

A floorstanding speaker includes everything you need for amazing sound at home, while taking up only a small amount of spaceTower speakers take up significantly less space compared to a sound bar or traditional stereo speaker set, while taking full... >>>

These Infrared Heaters May Be the Answer to Your Dry Air Winter Woes

Sunday  03:15,   27 september 2020

Plus, these heaters warm up nearly instantly and are quite efficient.As we head into the colder months, you might start to notice a chill in your home. Whether you need to supplement your existing heating system or you use a zone heating system,... >>>

BMW's motorsport division announces first EV based on the i4

Sunday  02:10,   27 september 2020

BMW M, the German automaker’s motorsport division, has announced that it’s developing its first battery-electric car based on the upcoming i4 EV. According to CarAdvice, BMW M CEO Markus Flasch has made the revelation during a press event for... >>>

SpaceX's reused rockets will carry national security payloads for the first time

Sunday  01:26,   27 september 2020

SpaceX has been reusing rockets for years, but they’ve been off-limits for some crucial launches. They’ll get more use soon, however. The private spaceflight company has signed a contract with the US Space Force to reuse a Falcon 9 booster rocket... >>>

Go read this story about a bizarre harassment campaign by a group of ex-eBay employees

Sunday  00:00,   27 september 2020

Live animals and other weird items were mailed to a couple who wrote a newsletter critical of eBayDavid Streitfeld of The New York Times spoke with one of the six people charged, Veronica Zea, who said she plans to plead guilty— the charges include... >>>

US sets restrictions on China's biggest chipmaker, citing military fears

Sunday  00:00,   27 september 2020

The Commerce Department reportedly says that US companies exporting gear to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation must first get a license to do so.The Commerce Department said in the letter that exports to Semiconductor... >>>

6 of Amazon's best new features for your Echo and how to use them

Saturday  22:35,   26 september 2020

Alexa will soon have additional security features, group calling and more.All new Echo Dot with... >>>

SpaceX scales back plans for Starship's first high-altitude flight

Saturday  22:15,   26 september 2020

You might want to dial back your expectations for the first high-altitude SpaceX Starship flight. Elon Musk now says the flight with the SN8 prototype will top out at 15km, or close to 50,000ft, instead of the 18km and 60,000ft he’d mentioned... >>>

Feeling anxious? Why online therapy might work better than an office visit

Saturday  20:10,   26 september 2020

For CNET's Now What series, telemedicine expert Dr. Peter Yellowlees explains why telemedicine for mental health is better for patients and doctors, pandemic or not.In the early 1990s, long before Zoom and FaceTime existed, Dr. Yellowless used... >>>

Trump Must Stop Criticizing Scientists Amid COVID-19 Vaccine Talks: Experts to FDA

Saturday  19:05,   26 september 2020

More than two dozen said they were concerned about decision-making at the agency.The letter was signed by 33 doctors and academics, including Dr. Eric Topol, director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, former chief FDA scientist Dr.... >>>

US slaps trade restrictions on China's top chipmaker

Saturday  19:05,   26 september 2020

The US didn’t waste much time blocking sales to China’s largest chipmaker. According to Reuters and the Wall Street Journal, the Commerce Department has added Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) to its entity list,... >>>

How to Get SMS Text Messages on Your Mac

Saturday  17:35,   26 september 2020

If you have an iPhone and a Mac and use Messages on both devices, you’re probably used to seeing iMessages come through on the desktop or laptop without any issue. But texts from your Android friends? They never pop up. There’s a way to fix this so... >>>