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Our top picks for early Prime Day headphone deals: BEST WIRELESS EARBUDS: Apple AirPods Pro — save $50 BEST NOISE-CANCELING HEADPHONES: Bose QuietComfort 35 II — save $50 BEST EARBUDS FOR WORKI...

These days when you found a startup, you don’t go out and buy a rack of servers. And you don’t build an in-house datacenter team. Instead, you farm out your infrastructure needs to the major cloud pl...

Amazon’s “Welcome to the Blumhouse” series, produced by Blumhouse Television, debuted its first two films last week (we reviewed the sci-fi entry, Black Box; the other, The Lie, is a psychological dr...

We’re learning how to take our anxiety down a notch this week with help from cognitive behavioral experts Dr. Elena Welsh and Dr. David Burns. Listen to hear these two experts give tips on how to tam...

By 2009, Facebook had established its first content moderation team known internally as the “porn cops.” The responsibility of hunting down posts containing spam and porn fell to a team of 150 entry-...

The gaming company Roblox announced today that it had confidentially filed paperwork with the SEC to make its public debut. In February, the company which operates a free-to-play gaming empire wit...

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Women-friendly dating and networking app Bumble announced today it’s expanding its C-Suite with two new hires: Anu Subramanian as Bumble’s Chief Financial Officer, who hails from Univision, and Selb...

Save $32: The Garmin Vivosmart 4 fitness tracker is on sale on Amazon for $97.66 as of Oct. 12.  We can all benefit from paying closer attention to our health. A fitness tracker makes that daunti...

The UK’s Seraphim Capital, the country’s only SpaceTech accelerator, has released details of its newest cohort as part of its SpaceCamp programme, timed with the end of World Space Week last week. ...

Wifi, Bluetooth, and NFC are well-established specs in modern smartphones, and if Samsung has its way, UWB is going to be next. Read more...

Google launched version 4.1 of Android Studio, its IDE for developing Android apps, into its stable channel today. As usual for Android Studio, the minor uptick in version numbers doesn’t quite do ...

When Samsung chose the Galaxy S20 FE’s name (FE stands for Fan Edition), it did so because FE tested better in focus groups compared to other tags like “Lite” that normally get slapped on slightly ch...

Putting a little ramekin next to a bowl of olives for discarded pits has long been “the move,” but an empty ramekin requires an explanation. Rather than tell every person at the table or (very small)...

Need guidance at a glance? These are our favorite Prime Day TV deals from Walmart, Best Buy, Dell, and Amazon as of Oct. 12: BEST DEAL FROM SAMSUNG: 85-inch Q70T Series 4K UHD Smart TV — save $5...

These robot vacuums are on sale ahead of Prime Day as of Oct. 12: BEST ROBOT VACUUM FOR PET HAIR: Ecovacs DEEBOT 500 — save $110 BEST BUDGET ROBOT VACUUM: Shark ION Robot Vacuum AV751 — save...

The Museum of Lace and Fashion in Calais, France commissioned Polish street artist Nespoon to paint a lace mural on the facade of the museum. It pays homage to Calais's history in the lace industry. ...

Camping was a great way to spend a pandemic summer: you got social distancing as a matter of course, you didn’t have to spend time indoors with anybody you don’t know, and, provided you chose a place...

SAVE $20: As of Oct. 12, Amazon's Prime Day streaming deals include a special offer where Prime members can sign up for two months of Showtime for just 99 cents a month (normally $10.99/month). N...