Samsung Galaxy S10 rumor hints at a corner notch

This definitely doesn’t represent the final design. The blocky casing suggests that it’s either a test mule with a generic body or else a heavily disguised version of the final product. We’d add that Samsung has been known to change designs rapidly, such as when it redesigned the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in a matter of … Read moreSamsung Galaxy S10 rumor hints at a corner notch

Payment service Toss becomes Korea’s newest unicorn after raising $80M

South Korea has got its third unicorn startup after Viva Republica, the company beyond popular payment app Toss, announced it has raised an $80 million round at a valuation of $1.2 billion. This new round is led by U.S. firms Kleiner Perkins and Ribbit Capital, both of which cut their first checks for Korea with this … Read morePayment service Toss becomes Korea’s newest unicorn after raising $80M

50 Years Later, We Still Don’t Grasp the Mother of All Demos

Fifty years ago today, Doug Engelbart showed 2,000 people a preview of the future. Engelbart gave a demonstration of the “oN-Line System” at the Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco on Dec. 9, 1968. The oN-Line System was the first hypertext system, preceding the web by more than 20 years. But it was so … Read more50 Years Later, We Still Don’t Grasp the Mother of All Demos

Farming Simulator 19 Sells 1 Million Copies After 10 Days, Sets New Franchise Sales Record

The newest Farming Simulator game got off to a strong start. Farming Simulator 19 sold more than 1 million combined physical and digital copies over its first 10 days, it was announced today. A press release points out that the success is particularly notable given that Farming Simulator 19’s release date–November 20–came amid a busy … Read moreFarming Simulator 19 Sells 1 Million Copies After 10 Days, Sets New Franchise Sales Record

Avengers Endgame Trailer Obliterates Previous Record

The brand-new trailer for Avengers: Endgame was unsurprisingly very popular. The video, which was released on Friday morning, become the “most-viewed trailer in history.” It picked up 289 million views in its first 24 hours across all channels. That is well ahead of Avengers: Infinity War’s first trailer, which tallied 230 million views over its … Read moreAvengers Endgame Trailer Obliterates Previous Record

Google’s Mountain View development plans include affordable housing

The initiative would also include a mix of space beyond Google’s own office needs. About 32 percent of the area would be open space that includes parks, while there would be up to 400,000 square feet of communal retail space (such as the “Social Spine” you see above). In a statement to CNBC, Google’s Michael … Read moreGoogle’s Mountain View development plans include affordable housing

Google’s rumored Pixel 3 ‘Lite’ XL might ditch the notch

The other specifications of the larger ‘Lite’ phone aren’t clear, although they’re expected to be similar to the regular version. If so, you’d get a reasonably speedy Snapdragon 670, 4GB of RAM, a 12-megapixel rear camera, an 8-megapixel selfie shooter and 32GB of base storage. And yes, the parity would mean the inclusion of a … Read moreGoogle’s rumored Pixel 3 ‘Lite’ XL might ditch the notch

Learn Spanish Through Pop Music Using This App

Image: Pexels When I was in kindergarten our class participated in a riveting performance of “50 Nifty United States” a song about, you guessed it, the 50 states. Part (and by part I mean 75%) of the song entails singing the names of all 50 states in alphabetical order. Now in my late 30s, I’ve … Read moreLearn Spanish Through Pop Music Using This App

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey promotes Myanmar despite genocide reports

As the New York Times‘ Liam Stack noted, the issue isn’t just that Dorsey completely sidestepped the Myanmar government’s actions — it’s that he did so despite social networking (mainly Facebook) playing an instrumental role in fostering massacres and other crimes. We’ve asked Twitter for comment. However, it’s reasonable to presume that Dorsey’s Myanmar endorsement … Read moreTwitter’s Jack Dorsey promotes Myanmar despite genocide reports