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  • French lawmakers vote to ban some domestic flights to reduce carbon emissions
    Sonntag 20:59 Kim Lyons at The Verge – All Posts
    Air France planes parked at Roissy Airport in Paris | Photo by THOMAS COEX/AFP via Getty ImagesFrench lawmakers have voted to ban domestic flights on routes that could be taken in a train ride in less than two-and-a-half hours, Reuters reported. The vote late Saturday comes as part of France’s larger climate bill, which seeks to reduce its 1990-level carbon emissions by 40 percent over the next decade. Last week, France’s government said it would contribute 4 billion euros ($4.7 billion) to recapitalize airline Air France-KLM. The airline warned it is expecting an operating loss of 1.3 billion …
  • A ‘more honest’ stock market
    Sonntag 19:53 Lucas Matney at TechCrunch
    Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review! Last week, I talked about Clubhouse’s slowing user growth. Well, this week news broke that they had been in talks with Twitter for a $4 billion acquisition, so it looks like they’re still pretty desirable. This week, I’m talking about a story I published a couple […]
  • Clubhouse CEO says user data was not leaked, contrary to reports
    Sonntag 19:08 Kim Lyons at The Verge – All Posts
    Photo Illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty ImagesClubhouse CEO Paul Davison said Sunday that a report claiming personal user data had been leaked was “false.” Cyber News reported a SQL database with users’ IDs, names, usernames, Twitter and Instagram handles and follower counts were posted to an online hacker forum. According to Cyber News, it did not appear that sensitive user information such as credit card numbers were among the leaked info. Clubhouse did not immediately reply to a request for more information from The Verge on Sunday. But Davison said in response to a question …
  • Google is shutting down its mobile Shopping app
    Sonntag 18:27 Kim Lyons at The Verge – All Posts
    Illustration by Alex Castro / The VergeGoogle is shutting down its mobile Shopping apps for both iOS and Android and directing users to its web Shopping site instead, 9to5 Google reported. On Friday, Xda Developers discovered that the term “sunset” had been added to several strings of code in the Shopping app, suggesting the apps were being discontinued. A Google spokesperson told 9to5 Google that the apps will continue to function through June. “Within the next few weeks, we’ll no longer be supporting the Shopping app. All of the functionality the app offered users is available on the Shoppin …
  • South Korea EV battery makers reach settlement in US trade dispute
    Sonntag 15:34 Kim Lyons at The Verge – All Posts
    Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesSouth Korean electric-vehicle battery makers SK Innovation and LG Energy Solution have reached a settlment in a US trade dispute, Bloomberg reported. Under the terms of the agreement, SK will pay $1.8 billion (2 trillion won) in cash and royalties to LG. In a joint statement the companies said they would “work to help the development of EV battery industry in South Korea and the US. through healthy competition and friendly cooperation,” adding that they would “work together to strengthen the battery network and enviro …
  • Don't buy a new TV at the wrong time. Here's when prices will fall – CNET
    Sonntag 15:30 Geoffrey Morrison at CNET News
    New TVs are coming out now, but their prices are as high as they’ll ever be. Waiting a few months can save you hundreds of dollars.
  • PS5 restock updates: Target, Amazon, Best Buy, Target, Walmart and availability from other retailers – CNET
    Sonntag 15:08 Dave Johnson at CNET News
    Sony’s PlayStation 5 is still extremely difficult to find. Here are links to all the stores selling Sony’s hot hardware.
  • LG leaves behind more than a flip phone-shaped hole in our hearts
    Sonntag 15:00 Allison Johnson at The Verge – All Posts
    The LG Stylo 6 is one of the company’s bestselling phones in recent history. | Photo by Allison Johnson / The VergeThe company leaves a void that brands like Motorola and TCL are well-positioned to fill Continue reading…
  • WWE WrestleMania 37 Night 2: How to watch, start times and full card – CNET
    Sonntag 15:00 Daniel Van Boom at CNET News
    Roman Reigns defends his Universal Championship against Edge and Daniel Bryan.
  • Google reportedly ran secret ‘Project Bernanke’ that boosted its own ad-buying system over competitors
    Sonntag 14:57 Kim Lyons at The Verge – All Posts
    Illustration by Alex Castro / The VergeGoogle reportedly ran a secret project called “Project Bernanke” that relied on bidding data collected from advertisers using its ad exchange to benefit the company’s own ad system, The Wall Street Journal reported. First discovered by newswire service MLex, the name of the project was visible in an inadvertently unredacted document Google had filed as part of an antitrust lawsuit in Texas. A federal judge has since let Google refile the document under seal. But according to the Journal, “Bernanke” was not disclosed to outside advertisers, and proved lucr …
  • Amazon wins in union rejection, but scrutiny of its labor practices isn't going away – CNET
    Sonntag 14:00 Laura Hautala at CNET News
    Whether or not more warehouse employees try to organize, regulators and the public remain focused on working conditions at Amazon.
  • Clarence Thomas and Section 230: Why the justice's musings matter – CNET
    Sonntag 14:00 Marguerite Reardon at CNET News
    An opinion issued by the Supreme Court Justice could spark more movement on the legal shield protecting social media companies.
  • Nuke your Alexa smart home and eliminate 'ghost' devices in one fell swoop – CNET
    Sonntag 13:15 Dale Smith at CNET News
    Renaming or moving devices and otherwise tinkering with your smart home setup can make a mess of things. This trick will update them all at once — but at a cost.
  • Best gaming keyboard for 2021 – CNET
    Sonntag 13:00 Joshua Goldman at CNET News
    Upgrade from your standard keyboard and defeat your enemies — or at least make losing more enjoyable.
  • RedMagic 6 review: A good gaming phone, but probably not for you – CNET
    Sonntag 12:15 Patrick Holland at CNET News
    With a 165Hz high-refresh-rate screen, giant battery, top-of-the-line Android performance, customizable game settings and $599 price tag, the RedMagic 6 represents a good value for mobile gamers.
  • WatchOS 7.4: The Apple Watch features coming soon that we think you'll love – CNET
    Sonntag 10:30 Vanessa Hand Orellana at CNET News
    Apple’s next big software update turns your Apple Watch into an iPhone key and brings new ways to stream Fitness Plus.
  • We think iPhone 13 will be worth the wait. Here's what we're looking forward to most – CNET
    Sonntag 10:00 Patrick Holland at CNET News
    There’s a lot of iPhone 13 speculation already. If Apple delivers on these rumored features, we’re in for a treat.
  • Falcon and Winter Soldier episode 4: New Captain America takes an extreme turn – CNET
    Sonntag 9:35 Sean Keane at CNET News
    Recap: John Walker loses patience with Sam, Bucky, Zemo and everyone else.
  • WWE WrestleMania 37 Night 1 results, surprises and full recap – CNET
    Sonntag 6:57 Daniel Van Boom at CNET News
    After bad weather delayed the show, WrestleMania 37 Night 1 provided surprises, solid wrestling and a great main event.
  • The best minimalist wallet for 2021 – CNET
    Sonntag 4:45 Justin Jaffe at CNET News
    We tested more than a dozen of the most popular and interesting designs on the market. Here’s what we found.
  • WWE 2K22 game debuts at WrestleMania 37 – CNET
    Sonntag 4:24 Daniel Van Boom at CNET News
    It’s the first WWE 2K game in years, after WWE 2K20 was lambasted by critics and fans.
  • NASA's Ingenuity helicopter gets set to explore Mars – CNET
    Sonntag 2:09 James Martin at CNET News
    In the coming days, NASA’s Perseverance rover will watch the historic first flight on the red planet.
  • NASA delays Ingenuity helicopter's historic first flight on Mars – CNET
    Sonntag 2:08 Edward Moyer at CNET News
    But the copter is „safe and healthy,“ the agency says.
  • Logitech Harmony universal remotes discontinued – CNET
    Sonntag 0:39 Edward Moyer at CNET News
    But Logitech says it won’t leave fans empty-handed.
  • Where to get a PS5: How to buy Sony's new gaming console – CNET
    Sonntag 0:32 Dave Johnson at CNET News
    Finding a PS5 is tricky business, as new consoles are immediately snapped up by keen customers.
  • China fines Alibaba $2.8 billion after antitrust investigation
    Samstag 23:10 Kim Lyons at The Verge – All Posts
    Photo by Fang Dongxu/VCG via Getty ImagesChina has hit Alibaba, one of the country’s biggest online retailers, with a record $2.8 billion (18.2 billion yuan) fine, after an investigation found the ecommerce giant violated China’s anti-monopoly law, The New York Times reported. The fine, which represents 4 percent of Alibaba’s 2019 domestic sales, is three times higher than the $975 million fine China imposed on US chip company Qualcomm back in 2015. The Chinese government launched an investigation into Alibaba in December to determine whether the company was preventing merchants from selling t …
  • This startup summer could be blistering
    Samstag 22:00 David Riggs at TechCrunch
    Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment.
  • NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity: What you need to know before its first flight – CNET
    Samstag 21:56 Jackson Ryan at CNET News
    NASA engineers could attempt the first flight on Mars in just a few days, and it could change space exploration forever.
  • Hasbro's Star Wars Black Series adds Wedge Antilles' X-wing pilot helmet – CNET
    Samstag 21:00 Sean Keane at CNET News
    The wearable replica helmet comes out this summer.
  • Lawsuit against Amazon alleging it failed to protect workers from COVID-19 moved back to NY state court
    Samstag 20:55 Kim Lyons at The Verge – All Posts
    JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty ImagesA federal judge has granted the New York attorney general’s request to move a lawsuit against Amazon back to New York state court, Reuters reported. AG Letitia James’ lawsuit alleges that the ecommerce giant failed to protect workers at its Brooklyn and Staten Island warehouses from COVID-19 during the early months of the pandemic, and retaliated against employees who complained about the lack of safety measures. Amazon had sought to have the case moved to federal court, arguing that workplace safety issues were not under James’ purview. The company pre-empt …
  • Alibaba, China's e-commerce giant, hit with record fine over antitrust – CNET
    Samstag 20:49 CNET News staff at CNET News
    China’s State Administration for Market Regulation doles out a $2.75 billion penalty to the company founded by Jack Ma.
  • iPhone 13 rumors: September release, slimmed-down notch, 120Hz display and more – CNET
    Samstag 20:13 Karisa Langlo at CNET News
    Rumors are flying about the iPhone 13. Here’s everything we’ve heard in one place.
  • Let’s talk about gaslighting and fundraising
    Samstag 20:00 Natasha Mascarenhas at TechCrunch
    “Most of the startups I give advice to about how to raise venture capital shouldn’t be raising venture capital,” an investor recently told me. While the idea that every startup isn’t venture-backable might run counter to the narrative to the barrage of funding news each week, I think it’s important to double click on the […]
  • First flight test for NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter pushed to Wednesday
    Samstag 19:34 Joey Roulette at The Verge – All Posts
    NASA engineers have decided to delay the Ingenuity helicopter’s debut flight on Mars to at least Wednesday, April 14th, after running into a minor computer glitch during a rotor spin test late Friday night, the agency said on Saturday. The tiny craft is healthy, but engineers need some more time to review telemetry data from the unexpected hiccup before proceeding. Ingenuity, a mini four-pound helicopter that arrived on Mars February 18th attached to NASA’s Perseverance rover, was initially slated to carry out its first flight test late Sunday night (or, mid-day Mars time). The first bits of d …
  • Facebook spent $23 million for CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s security in 2020
    Samstag 19:13 Kim Lyons at The Verge – All Posts
    Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty ImagesA new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission shows that Facebook spent more than $23 million last year on security for CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook’s annual reviews of company security “identified specific threats to Mr. Zuckerberg,” according to a proxy statement filed Friday. “He is synonymous with Facebook, and as a result, negative sentiment regarding our company is directly associated with, and often transferred to, Mr. Zuckerberg,” the proxy says of the Facebook CEO’s role. The company’s annual review of security programs showe …
  • How one founder identified a huge healthcare gap and acquired the skills necessary to address it
    Samstag 19:10 Darrell Etherington at TechCrunch
    Our new podcast Found is now available, and the first episode features guest Iman Abuzeid, co-founder and CEO of Incredible Health. Abuzeid’s story of founding and building Incredible Health, a career platform for healthcare professionals focusing specifically on nurses, is all about a focused entrepreneur building a unique skill set, and acquiring the experience necessary […]
  • Jump-start your car at a moment's notice with this $112 battery-free supercapacitor – CNET
    Samstag 17:03 Dave Johnson at CNET News
    Save 25% on a super safe, goof-proof way to charge your car without jumper cables or a battery.
  • Best Android phones to buy for 2021 – CNET
    Samstag 17:00 Andrew Hoyle at CNET News
    These are the best Android phones you can buy right now, hand-picked by CNET Editors.
  • Best Buy 3-day sale: Save on laptops, TVs, headphones and more – CNET
    Samstag 17:00 Dave Johnson at CNET News
    Save $2,500 on an 8K TV or pick up a more modest 75-inch 4K TV for $1,100. And take it home on a Bird electric scooter that’s $300 off.
  • This Week in Apps: Facebook’s other Clubhouse rival, Apple details ATT, App Store trial nears
    Samstag 16:15 Sarah Perez at TechCrunch
    Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android […]