Saturday , 20 July 2019

Technology

Netflix drops the first trailer for its upcoming Witcher series

Feast your eyes on this, Witcher fans: Netflix has pushed out the first trailer for the upcoming TV show that’s based on the popular stories by Andrzej Sapkowski (and that have also spawned a classic series of games),So what have we got here? Some monsters, some dramatic special effects, some impressive looking locations, and some pretty brooding looks by leading ... Read More »

Tesla drops request for restraining order against allegedly dangerous short seller

Tesla has withdrawn its request for a court-ordered restraining order against Randeep Hothi, documents submitted to the court where the complaint was filed revealed Friday. Hothi, an individual who is very vocal on social media about his short position in Tesla, had gone to extreme and potentially dangerous lengths in his avid attempts to collect materials to support his vocal ... Read More »

Google is adding Find My Device and battery features to Fast Pair headphones

Introduced a few I/Os back, Fast Pair is Google’s attempt to make its own mark on the post-AirPod headphone landscape. Many of the features are similar to Apple’s offerings, but Google’s got a leg up in one key way: third-party hardware. Like Android, the company’s focused on bringing Fast Pair to as many manufacturers as possible. That list now includes ... Read More »

Moon bricks could keep the lights on and the heat up in Lunar colonies

There may be no “dark side” of the Moon, but when and where it is dark, it’s dark — and stays that way for two weeks. If we’re going to have colonists up there, they’ll need to stay warm and keep the lights (among other things) on for the long lunar night. Turns out bricks made of Moon dust could ... Read More »

Medallia stock up 76% following first day trading on the NYSE

Customer experience management platform Medallia (NYSE: MDLA) rose more than 70% in its New York Stock Exchange debut Friday. The nearly two-decades-old business priced its shares at $21 apiece, the top of its proposed range, Thursday evening and traded as high as $39.54 the following morning. Medallia closed up roughly 76% at about $37 per share on Friday. Medallia sold ... Read More »

The Apple Watch Series 3 gets a price cut at Walmart’s ‘The Big Save’ sale

If you’re looking for a killer deal on an Apple Watch, then you’re in luck. Walmart’s ‘The Big Save’ summer sale is happening now and has the Apple Watch Series 3 down to $199. That’s an $80 discount and the lowest price we’ve found for the best-selling smartwatch. Walmart also has the Apple Watch 3 with Cellular on sale for ... Read More »

Google Pixel 4 XL case renders show all the angles we haven’t seen before

The Google Pixel 4 leaks are coming faster and faster, and there’s a new one for the larger Google Pixel 4 XL today allegedly showing the upcoming smartphone from the top, bottom and side to side – almost a complete picture of the device.This leak comes courtesy of Twitter user Sudhanshu Ambhore (@sudhanshu1414), and the tweets purport to show the ... Read More »

TikTok tests an Instagram-style grid and other changes

Short-form video app TikTok, the fourth most downloaded app in the world as of last quarter, is working on several new seemingly Instagram-inspired features — including a Discover page, a grid-style layout similar to Instagram Explore, an Account Switcher, and more. The features were uncovered this week by reverse-engineering specialist Jane Manchun Wong, who published screenshots of these features and ... Read More »

Deadline extended! Apply to the All Raise female founder program at Disrupt SF 2019

We’ve got great news for all the time-strapped female founders out there. Yeah, we’re looking at you, sister. We’re extending the application deadline to apply for the All Raise “ask me anything” (AMA) sessions at Disrupt SF 2019. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet with a leading female VC and, well, ask her anything. Apply for an AMA session by ... Read More »

Best APM tools in 2019

It’s one thing to manage IT infrastructure and networks, but often it’s the applications that require the most attention. It’s not just that there can be so many of them, but also the fact they tend to update frequently which can cause problems with software conflicts and unexpected issues with hardware. This is where application performance management (APM) software tools can ... Read More »