Month: July 2018

Apple has released a handful of new ads promoting the iPad’s portability and convenience over both laptops and traditional paper solutions. The 15-second ads focus on how the iPad can make even the most tedious things — travel, notes, paperwork, and ‘stuff’ — just a bit easier. Three out of the four spots show the
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This week Samsung is opening what it’s calling the world’s largest mobile phone factory in the world’s second largest smartphone market. Expansion, which will be fully complete in 2020, is expected to nearly double Noida (New Okhla Industrial Development Authority), India’s current phone producing capabilities from 68- to 120 million phones per year. The electronics
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The World Health Organization HQ in Geneva, Switzerland.Photo: AP With its endless parade of corporate shills, industry flacks, cronies, and quacks, it’s become clear that there are no acts of pettiness too shabby—or grifts too cheap—for Donald Trump’s administration. Still, a Sunday report in the New York Times alleging that the US threatened Ecuador and the
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The new iPhone X is displayed during an Apple special event at the Steve Jobs Theatre on the Apple Park campus on September 12, 2017 in Cupertino, California.Photo: Getty It’s difficult (and generally not all that productive) to guess how wealthy someone is based on appearances. But if you really need a shorthand to figure
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Photo: NASA (AP) NASA’s storied Kepler Space Telescope—the craft which has discovered thousands of exoplanets since its launch in 2009—is entering the retirement phase of its lifespan. NASA announced on Friday that Kepler staff had “received an indication that the spacecraft fuel tank is running very low” and “placed the spacecraft in a hibernation-like state
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Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Hydrate, intoxicate, caffeinate, repeat: Meet the startups pouring the future VCs serve up a large helping of cash to startups disrupting food Good thing Carrie Bradshaw, the shoe-loving heroine of Sex and the City, wasn’t a footwear venture capitalist. The high-heeled, high-priced and hard-to-walk-in pairs beloved by
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Snag a great deal on TCL’s 4K smart TVs, our readers’ favorite travel pillow, a patio umbrella sale, and lots more of today’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. BEST TECH DEALS TCL’s inexplicably excellent 4K TVs got even better this year, and Amazon’s running the
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Amazing Fantasy #15 and Strange Tales #110, books that featured the first appearances of two timeless Steve Ditko characters.Photo: Marvel Comics Legendary comic book creator and artist Steve Ditko has died at the age of 90. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ditko was found in his New York apartment on June 29, but was believed
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Fireworks explode under cloudy skies as Disney dignitaries and characters appear in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle at the close of ceremonies for the 50th anniversary of Disneyland May 5, 2005 in Anaheim, California.Photo: Getty Disney’s massively popular resorts on both coasts of the United States are in a state of meltdown, as a company-wide
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Bots, your days of tweeting politically divisive nonsense might be numbered. The Washington Post reported Friday that in the last few months Twitter has aggressively suspended accounts in an effort to stem the spread of disinformation running rampant on its platform. The Washington Post reports that Twitter suspended as many as 70 million accounts between
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