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Subaru unveils a 1,073HP electric race car
Subaru unveils a 1,073HP electric race car

Subaru is diving further into EVs with its 1,073HP STI E-RA race car concept as well as a Solterra STI.

Safari exploit can leak browser histories and Google account info
Safari exploit can leak browser histories and Google account info

A security flaw in Safari and WebKit lets sites obtain some of your browser history and Google account info.

Apple
Apple's digital car keys may work with Hyundai and Genesis models this summer

Hyundai and Genesis vehicles might support Apple CarKey by this summer.

Amazon Kindle is back on sale for $50 today only
Amazon Kindle is back on sale for $50 today only

Amazon's standard Kindle is down to just $50 as part of a one-day sale.

Ukraine blames Russia for cyberattack against government websites
Ukraine blames Russia for cyberattack against government websites

Ukraine has pinned a major cyberattack on Russia, and the malware involved is built to do serious damage.

'Non-fungi-what?' How I explained NFTs to my boomer parents

My parents never heard of NFTs before I brought them up while playing a card game with them a few weeks ago. A perfect "teachable moment," I thought.

Best ways to save your phone's photos before it's too late

It's best to back up your photos, so they're safe and sound - no matter what happens to your device. The method is up to you. Don't wait too late.

內地又封城 再打亂全球供應鏈 iPhone受波及
內地又封城 再打亂全球供應鏈 iPhone受波及

【on.cc東網專訊】新冠肺炎變種病毒近期在內地蔓延,市場憂慮其清零防疫政策將加劇原本已經緊繃的供應鏈危機。外媒引述美國供應鏈諮詢公司指出,疫情、春節及冬奧等三重因素衝擊下,將會出現一場完美的供應鏈風暴,情況可能較2020年初更糟糕。

Thousands of student loans to be canceled in Navient settlement: How to find out if you
Thousands of student loans to be canceled in Navient settlement: How to find out if you're eligible

The settlement will result in the cancellation of $1.7 billion in student loans. Another $95 million will be distributed in restitution payments.

Face mask sensor can detect leaks and your heart rate
Face mask sensor can detect leaks and your heart rate

A new face mask sensor can measure your heart rate and even detect leaks.

Mac and Linux games leave Humble Bundle
Mac and Linux games leave Humble Bundle's Trove after January 31st

Starting on February 1st, the Mac and Linux versions of the games in the Humble Trove will no longer be available.

Apple reportedly requires employees to get COVID-19 vaccine booster shots
Apple reportedly requires employees to get COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

Apple will reportedly require all retail and corporate staff to get COVID-19 vaccine booster shots if they want to enter stores and offices.

This Week in Apps: Fortnite (sorta!) returns to iOS, PUBG Mobile maker sues over copycats, Apple plans for alternative payments in South Korea
This Week in Apps: Fortnite (sorta!) returns to iOS, PUBG Mobile maker sues over copycats, Apple plans for alternative payments in South Korea

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 continues to grow, with a record number of downloads and consumer spending across both the iOS and Google Play stores combined in 2021, according to the latest year-end reports. App Annie says global spending across iOS, Google Play and third-party Android app stores in China grew 19% in 2021 to reach $170 billion.

FedEx wants to equip cargo aircraft with anti-missile lasers
FedEx wants to equip cargo aircraft with anti-missile lasers

FedEx has asked US officials for approval to install anti-missile laser systems to protect its aircraft from attacks.

The race to fund crypto
The race to fund crypto's future sure is expensive 

Given that Coinbase is an obvious incumbent - and gatekeeper, to some degree - in the crypto market, its investments make sense. FTX's fund crypto will total some $2 billion and, per interviews, could be disbursed just this year.

The next iPad Pro will reportedly offer MagSafe charging and a
The next iPad Pro will reportedly offer MagSafe charging and a 'brand new chip'

A leak suggests the next iPad Pro is on track to include MagSafe charging, a larger battery and other noticeable upgrades.

Hitting the Books: The first man to listen to the birth of stars
Hitting the Books: The first man to listen to the birth of stars

In his new book, The Invisible World: Why There's More to Reality than Meets the Eye, University of Cambridge Public Astronomer, Matthew Bothwell tells the story of how we discovered an entire, previously unseen universe beyond humanity's natural sight.

The first YouTube video to 10 billion views: Talking Tech podcast
The first YouTube video to 10 billion views: Talking Tech podcast

The first YouTube video to 10 billion views: Talking Tech podcast

Tesla reportedly delays Cybertruck production to 2023
Tesla reportedly delays Cybertruck production to 2023

Tesla has once again quietly pushed back the Cybertruck's release to next year, according to Reuters.

Apple will let dating apps in the Netherlands offer third-party payments
Apple will let dating apps in the Netherlands offer third-party payments

Apple will let dating apps like Tinder offer alternative payment options in the Netherlands after a regulator ordered it to make the change.

Recommended Reading: 2022 should be a big year for animated films
Recommended Reading: 2022 should be a big year for animated films

Recommended Reading highlights the week's best long-form writing on technology and more.

Fox News host Dan Bongino suspended on YouTube over COVID-19 misinformation
Fox News host Dan Bongino suspended on YouTube over COVID-19 misinformation

Bongino was suspended after claiming masks are useless in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

How - and where  - to sell your old or unwanted tech gear, from phones to digital cameras
How - and where - to sell your old or unwanted tech gear, from phones to digital cameras

From Craigslist to sites that buy your old tech gear directly, here are the best options for selling used smartphones, laptops and camera equipment.

Legendary investor Jeremy Grantham sees an epic market bubble and expects a historic crash. Here are his 12 most dire warnings.
Legendary investor Jeremy Grantham sees an epic market bubble and expects a historic crash. Here are his 12 most dire warnings.

Grantham is deeply concerned about investor euphoria, sky-high valuations, and rampant speculating on meme stocks, crypto, and other risky assets.

Link-sharing service Linktree suddenly blocks sex workers
Link-sharing service Linktree suddenly blocks sex workers

Yet another service has kicked sex workers off its platform.

Somaliland offers to resist growing Chinese influence in Africa as it seeks US recognition
Somaliland offers to resist growing Chinese influence in Africa as it seeks US recognition

The self-declared state of Somaliland is seeking US recognition as it pitches itself as a counterweight to Chinese influence in the Horn of Africa. There...

Philippines to acquire missile system from India for $375 million
Philippines to acquire missile system from India for $375 million

The Philippines has finalised a deal to acquire a shore-based anti-ship missile system from India for nearly $375 million to beef up its navy, the Southeast ...

How to Make Baked Potatoes in Half the Time
How to Make Baked Potatoes in Half the Time

You won't believe how easy-and genius-this is.

Facebook
Facebook's VR Oculus business probed by U.S. states

Multiple states have begun investigating potential violations in how Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms Inc, runs its virtual-reality Oculus business...

Daily Crunch: One-click checkout company Bolt ushered into decacorn territory on $355M Series E
Daily Crunch: One-click checkout company Bolt ushered into decacorn territory on $355M Series E

P.S. Speaking of words, the Equity team had a heck of a good time this week, in case you wanted a chatty dive through recent startup happenings. Bolt raises $355M as the online checkout war continues: Bolt (not this Bolt) has raised a huge new round of capital that pushes its valuation to $11 billion. You can argue that there is separation between the players in terms of where they sit in the world of online payments and checkout, but the overlap appears increasingly material between the competitors.

Note to Zuckerberg: META Stock Ticker Will Soon Be Available
Note to Zuckerberg: META Stock Ticker Will Soon Be Available

(Bloomberg) -- Meta Platforms Inc., which changed its name from Facebook Inc. late last year but hasn't yet adopted a new stock symbol, could soon have the...

Google starts rolling out the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro
Google starts rolling out the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro's delayed December update

Google has begun rolling out the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro's latest update following a delay in December.

2 EV Charging Stocks Gearing up for Gains; Analysts Say
2 EV Charging Stocks Gearing up for Gains; Analysts Say 'Buy'

The automotive sector is in the midst of an enormous change. A combination of social and political forces are pushing the industry more and more toward adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) as a new standard - although the internal combustion engine is not likely to be fully phased out, EVs are certain to find a large niche. 'Last mile' delivery, and various fleet businesses are already finding that EVs can meet their needs efficiently. But the electric car market isn't just about cars. They may g

Singapore-based Sesto Robotics targets international expansion with $5.7M raise
Singapore-based Sesto Robotics targets international expansion with $5.7M raise

Singapore-based industrial robotics firm Sesto this week announced a $5.7 million raise, featuring TRIVE, WTI GmbH and SEEDS Capital (Enterprise Singapore's VC wing). The round follows a similarly sized $4 million Series A, back in 2018. Sesto has had a busy few years since that round -- as have many in the industrial robotics category, as more companies have looked toward automation during the pandemic.

The FTC is reportedly probing Meta
The FTC is reportedly probing Meta's VR business for antitrust violations

Following news that the FTC's antitrust suit against Meta cleared a critical hurdle earlier this week, the agency is apparently also taking a sharp interest in the company's VR business. Bloomberg reports that the FTC and multiple state attorneys general are probing Meta's virtual reality division for "potential anti-competitive practices." New York reportedly leads the state-level investigation, which has been chatting up outside software developers who make apps for Meta's VR experience.

LG reveals the first shortlisted startups for its LG Nova incubator
LG reveals the first shortlisted startups for its LG Nova incubator

Korean technology giant LG makes everything from televisions (they announced some new ones at CES), washing machines and fridges, to, well, it'll probably take less time to list the things they don't get involved in. It shouldn't come as a surprise that the company has a robust interest in innovation, then, and LG Nova is its relatively new North American Innovation Center. Based out of Santa Clara in Silicon Valley, California, the LG business unit is finding new and interesting ways to work with startups to further LGs mission in some of its core growth areas.

7 of the Best Long-Term Stocks to Buy

These seven names are great long-term stocks, according to RBC.Market conditions currently appear vague and confusing as lingering COVID-19 ordeals serve as the backdrop to a complex economic and market environment.

COVID quarantine and isolation guide: What to know and what to have at home
COVID quarantine and isolation guide: What to know and what to have at home

Need to quarantine or isolate at home? Products like N95 masks, at home COVID-19 tests, disinfecting wipes, tissues, air purifiers can help you get through it.

US residents can order free, at-home COVID-19 tests starting on January 19th
US residents can order free, at-home COVID-19 tests starting on January 19th

One year, 10 months and eight days after the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans will be able to order free, at-home tests from the government. The Biden administration is buying one billion at-home, rapid tests to give to US residents for free. The White House said 500 million of those tests will be available on January 19th.

U.S. FAA reviews FedEx proposal to install A321 laser-based missile-defense system
U.S. FAA reviews FedEx proposal to install A321 laser-based missile-defense system

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Friday it is proposing conditions that would allow FedEx to install a laser-based missile-defense on Airbus...

Netflix raised its prices again
Netflix raised its prices again

Netflix has raised the prices of its subscription services once again in the U.S. and Canada. All new subscribers will see the new prices starting today, and existing customers will receive an email notice 30 days before the increase enters effect. The hikes were first reported by Reuters, which Netflix told: "We're updating our prices so that we can continue to offer a wide variety of quality entertainment options."

Netflix is raising prices again on its plans, starting at $9.99

The streaming giant will hike prices on plans. Its basic plan starts at $9.99, up from $8.99. The Standard plan goes to $15.49, up from $13.99.

US residents can order free, at-home COVID-19 tests starting on January 19th
US residents can order free, at-home COVID-19 tests starting on January 19th

The White House has set up a website where you can request four tests per household.

Netflix is about to get more expensive for North American customers
Netflix is about to get more expensive for North American customers

Netflix is raising prices for customers in the US and Canada. Monthly prices are slated to increase a buck or two, depending on your subscription tier.

Fewer groceries, more debt: Families brace for first month without child tax payments
Fewer groceries, more debt: Families brace for first month without child tax payments

The check would've arrived right around now, helping tide Melissa Roberts over until the end of the month. At $550, her monthly child tax payment wasn't...

Google Meet
Google Meet's second-screen Companion Mode is coming to the Nest Hub Max

After being announced last year, Google Meet's Companion Mode is finally rolling out to provide office workers with more controls to contribute during conference calls.

Netflix raises monthly subscription prices in U.S., Canada
Netflix raises monthly subscription prices in U.S., Canada

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -Netflix Inc has raised its monthly subscription price by $1 to $2 per month in the United States depending on the plan, the company...

'The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder' has a brand new trailer-here's how to watch

A revival series to the Disney Channel series 'The Proud Family' is coming to Disney Plus in 2022.

TechCrunch+ roundup: Allocating equity, unicorn traffic jam, blockchain gaming survey
TechCrunch+ roundup: Allocating equity, unicorn traffic jam, blockchain gaming survey

In a TC+ guest post, Kirsten Prost, vice president at VC/PE firm Tercera, lays out detailed steps for designing your equity program. Speaking as a veteran of many early-stage startups: entrepreneurs love to be seen talking about fostering an ownership mentality, but if that's going to be more than happy talk, you'll first need a transparent equity program.

Here are 3 top dividend stocks in 2022 with yields as high as 10.1% ⁠- for risk-averse investors in search of passive income, these might be perfect
Here are 3 top dividend stocks in 2022 with yields as high as 10.1% ⁠- for risk-averse investors in search of passive income, these might be perfect

Low rates and high inflation make cash tough to hold. Look here instead.


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