New numbers from research firm Canalys point to continued growth for PCs in 2020/21, as the pandemic has forced many to rethink how – and where – they work. PC shipments have grown for four […]
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Tesla taps tiny startup’s tech to build cheaper, cleaner batteries
When Elon Musk stood on stage at Tesla’s Battery Day in September and promised to cut lithium-ion battery prices in half, he claimed some of the savings would come from reinventing the dirty and complex […]
The home sales boom means you might end up renting
After an exodus of residents during the pandemic, San Francisco is starting to see people trickle back as the economy gradually reopens, pushing rents higher for the first time since last year’s lockdowns. | Marlena […]
Twitter acquires distraction-free reading service Scroll to beef up its subscription product
Twitter this morning announced it’s acquiring Scroll, a subscription service that offers readers a better way to read through long-form content on the web, by removing ads and other website clutter that can slow down […]
Jeff Bezos steps away as Amazon CEO / Ford’s electric Mustang Mach-E / Apple Car rumors
The Verge‘s Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Sean O’Kane, and Becca Farsace discuss driving Ford’s electric Mustang, what’s next for Tesla’s product line, rumors around Apple’s Car endeavors, and Jeff Bezos stepping down as Amazon CEO. […]
Firefly Aerospace raises $75M Series A at a $1B+ valuation, plus $100M in secondary sale
Firefly Aerospace has raised a total of $175 million, across a $75 million Series A round that valued the company north of $1 billion, and a $100 million secondary transaction which consisted of the sale […]
A Brief History of Transformers (Not the Robot Kind)
This simple electrical device does much of the fundamental work of modern civilization, and it does so modestly and invisibly.
The Power and Pitfalls of Gamification
When tech companies first adopted the technique, there was hardly any science supporting it. Now researchers know when gamelike features help—and when they hurt.
I Battle My Panic Disorder by Mowing Virtual Lawns
It’s Literally Just Mowing, a simple mobile game, has become part of my mental health tool kit. May it inspire you to find one that works for you.
Share Your Memories With Our Favorite Digital Picture Frames
Get your photos off your phone and in front of your friends and family with these connected displays.