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Foxconn: So, About That Factory in Wisconsin You Offered Us $4 Billion in Incentives to Build
Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn wants to reopen negotiations with Wisconsin officials over its heavily subsidized, troubled plans to build a massive facility in the state, CNBC reported on Tuesday, though the exact nature of what is up for discussion is not clear.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Guillermo del Toro's Next Movie May Not Have a Creature in It, But It Might Have Leonardo DiCaprio
Guillermo del Toro has been very careful in selecting his follow-up to his Oscar-winning The Shape of Water, but that movie may now be solidified after landing one of the biggest stars in the world.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
I Like Scary Movies Is a Horror Fan's Instagram Dream
The website for the event titled I Like Scary Movies describes it as “an interactive art installation.” But what does that mean exactly? Since it’s filled with displays paying tribute to films like The Shining, Beetlejuice, A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Lost Boys, and It: Chapter One, I simply had to find out.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Trump Is at His Most Relatable Complaining About Losing Twitter Followers
President Trump met with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey today, and according to the Washington Post, the leader of the free world spent a significant amount of time complaining to Dorsey about his perception that Twitter has intentionally lowered his follower count.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Waymo Announces It's Opening an Autonomous Car Factory in Detroit
It’s official: Waymo is opening an autonomous vehicle factory in Motor City.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Skip the Gym, Plastic Surgeons Can Now Sculpt Belly Fat Into a Weird Chiseled Six-Pack
Actually getting your butt to the gym can often be harder than the workout itself, but there might now be a shortcut for getting a defined set of six-pack abs. Researchers at the University of Miami’s Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine have developed a new plastic surgery technique called abdominal etching that can…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Atlantic Shipwreck Graveyard May Be Key Habitat for Imperiled Sharks
Photographs taken by citizen scientist scuba divers show that female sand tiger sharks develop an affinity to certain shipwrecks off the coast of North Carolina—a finding that could prove useful to conservation efforts. Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Go Get Your New MacBook Keyboard Fixed Right Now
The never-ending saga surrounding Apple’s newer MacBook keyboards just saw a slightly refreshing update. In a leaked internal memo, the company says that all keyboard repairs must now be done in store with a one-day turnaround. So if you’ve been putting off getting your sticky or unresponsive keys fixed, now’s the…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
What Your Airline Won't Tell You About Those Creepy Airport Face Scanners
Last week, a Twitter conversation between an airline passenger and JetBlue went viral after she asked about the company’s creepy facial recognition cameras. Mostly, the passenger seemed shocked to learn airlines were scanning customers’ faces at all.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
AT&T and Sprint Settle 5G E Lawsuit, Paving the Way for More Customer Deception
When AT&T announced it was rebranding part of its 4G LTE service as 5G E, or 5G Evolution, everyone knew it was bullshit. AT&T’s service hadn’t magically gotten faster, and all the other carriers cried foul. But only Sprint had the guts to sue AT&T over its misleading claims. Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
A 'Blockchain Bandit' Has Made Off With Millions Just By Guessing Private Keys
So long as cryptocurrency exists, so too will the extraordinary lengths to which thieves will go to try to steal it. Unfortunately, that also includes preying on weak private keys, a method that has evidently made one crypto bandit filthy rich with millions in swiped Ethereum.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Amazon Wants to Let Strangers into Your Garage Now
Convenience isn’t easy. In the old days, you’d have to sign for packages, and then, as rules relaxed, you could count on packages getting stolen off your porch. Now Amazon has a whole host of different high tech delivery options. Starting today, that includes the option to give Amazon package-toting strangers access…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
FAA Clears Alphabet's Wing for Home Drone Deliveries in Virginia
Alphabet’s Project Wing has gained approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct commercial drone flights in Virginia. Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
One in Five U.S. Kids Don't Drink Water—but They Do Drink a Lot of Sugar
That kids (and adults) in America love their sugary drinks is no secret. But a new study out this Monday suggests that sodas and sports drinks are fully replacing water for some kids. It found that one in every five children are not drinking water at all, and that these children end up getting more calories from…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Teen Sues Apple for $1 Billion, Claiming Facial Recognition Led to False Arrest
A New York teen’s life was made miserable because of mistaken identity cases caused by Apple’s facial recognition software, according to a $1 billion lawsuit filed against Apple on Monday. Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
This Discounted Cornhole Set Turns the Lawn Game Into a Nighttime Activity
Cornhole is our readers’ favorite lawn game, and with good reason: everyone knows how to play it, it rewards skill while still being inviting to newcomers, and you can play it with one hand while you hold a drink in another.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Why You Should Install a Download Manager
While streaming services have cut down on the amount of downloading most of us have to do nowadays, and built-in browser downloaders can do the job for the casual web surfer, if you’re transferring a serious amount of files on a regular basis then a dedicated download manager is worth a look.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
The New Vine Is In Closed Beta, Only Needs 499,999,901 More Users
The death of short-form video platform Vine—a wonderful, barely functional and totally unmonetizable comedy playground, may she forever RIP in peace—was the mile marker that ended fun internet and began the era of chore internet.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Do You Own Towels Or Workout Gear? You Need These Dryer Balls.
Wool dryer balls are the hottest laundry invention of the decade, and you can get six extra large ones for $10 with promo code EARTHD42. Just toss them in your dryer, and your clothes will dry faster, come out softer, and have fewer wrinkles at the end of the cycle.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
RIP Your Dreams of Never Folding Laundry Again, the Laundroid Is Dead
The next time you find yourself worried about the robot apocalypse, remember that after years of development this little robot couldn’t even fold laundry.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
HBO Gives Us Another Tiny Look at the Watchmen TV Show
Andy Muschietti gives us a look at James McAvoy in It: Chapter 2. Gotham reveals its final endgame. Jerome Flynn teases his Dark Tower TV series role. Filming on the Star Trek Picard series has begun. Plus, what’s to come on Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow. Spoilers, assemble!Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Stuff Elon Musk Said About Tesla Autonomous Cars on Monday, Ranked
On Monday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk spoke at a company investor day focused on autonomy, relaying news that Tesla had switched to a self-driving computer designed by in-house engineers and dropping some big promises about what, exactly, the future of its Autopilot feature and autonomous driving will look like.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
United Airlines CEO Promises They're Working on the Shitty Wifi
Airline seats are getting smaller, the wifi sucks, and you’re pissed to even get on a plane. But the airlines hear you. At least that’s what they’re saying.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Google Staffers Say They Were Retaliated Against For Helping Organize 2018 Walkout
Two Google employees who helped to organize a labor walkout estimated to involve 20,000 workers in protest of the company’s mishandling of sexual harassment and assault cases in November 2018 have claimed Google retaliated against them, according to Wired.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Say Cheese! The EU Is Set to Create One of Earth's Biggest Biometric Databases
The European Parliament has voted by a significant margin to streamline its systems for managing everything from travel to border security by amassing an enormous information database that will include biometric data and facial images—an issue that has raised significant alarm among privacy advocates.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Watching Bill Gates Boogie Down on 4/20 Makes Me Wish I Was Rich Enough to Feel Like Dancing
Last week marked Bill Gates’ annual Mosquito Week, and it seems he celebrated the end of it by hitting the Miami club scene.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
If You Used This App, the Password of the Private WiFi Networks You Connected to Leaked Online
Thousands of users of an app called WiFi Finder, the stated purpose of which is, obviously, to locate and provide credentials for public WiFi hotspots, inadvertently submitted their own home WiFi passwords to the app’s database, which has now leaked online.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.