Office 365 for Mac now supports Dark Mode

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Office 365 for Mac now supports Dark Mode Akshay Bakshi/Twitter As promised, Office 365 is ready to wring more out of macOS Mojave. Microsoft has updated the Mac version of its subscription productivity suite with several helpful features, two of which are…

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Shocking deaths top Google’s trending searches in 2018

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Shocking deaths top Google’s trending searches in 2018 Prykhodov via Getty Images As is the annual tradition, Google has released its list of top trending searches for the year. If 2018 was dominated by anything, it was untimely and unexpected celebrity deaths….

LG’s Gram laptop line adds a 2-in-1 and ‘lightest’ 17-inch model

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LG’s Gram laptop line adds a 2-in-1 and ‘lightest’ 17-inch model LG LG will showcase two new entries to its ultralight Gram lineup at CES 2019 — one of them is a 17-inch laptop for those who prefer large screens, while the…

NSA official: China is preparing for possible high-profile hacks

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NSA official: China is preparing for possible high-profile hacks AP Photo/Andy Wong NSA official Rob Joyce told guests at a Wall Street Journal security conference that hacking-related Chinese activity had been climbing in recent months. He was concerned the country was “prepositioning”…

Amazon’s waterproof Kindle Paperwhite is on sale now after being a no-show on Black Friday

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The older you get, the harder it is to stay in touch with reading. Books are amazing. They’re also bulky, and they can get expensive. Luckily, it’s 2018, and you can have an entire library in your back pocket. The all-new Kindle…

Facebook’s headquarters evacuated due to bomb threat

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Facebook’s headquarters evacuated due to bomb threat Bloomberg via Getty Images Tonight the police in Menlo Park, CA are on the scene near the 200 block of Jefferson Ave where the headquarters of Facebook and Instagram are located. According to local news…

Huawei CFO freed on bail ahead of extradition

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Huawei CFO freed on bail ahead of extradition Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images Tensions remain high over the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou for alleged Iran sanction violations, but Canada just offered a tiny olive branch. A British Columbia Supreme Court justice has…

Sundar Pichai had to explain to Congress why Googling ‘idiot’ turns up pictures of Trump

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In a House Judiciary Committee hearing today, Google CEO Sundar Pichai was asked to explain why a Google image search for “idiot” turned up pictures of Donald Trump — and whether that was a case of intentional bias. The question came from…

2019 BMW 3 Series first drive review: Comeback kid

2019 BMW 3 Series first drive review: Comeback kid

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2019 BMW 3 Series first drive review: Comeback kid At one time, the BMW 3 Series was the benchmark of the compact luxury/sport sedan segment. It was the car every premium automaker tried to replicate — the champion of magazine comparison tests,…

Patent describes how Lyft’s self-driving cars might communicate

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Patent describes how Lyft’s self-driving cars might communicate Chris Helgren / Reuters Safety is a major concern when it comes to autonomous vehicles, for both the people they’re transporting as well as those who are nearby. And it’s not yet clear how…

Bees with tiny sensor backpacks could help farmers track crops

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Bees with tiny sensor backpacks could help farmers track crops Mark Stone/University of Washington Farmers can use drones to monitor their fields, but they have their limits when they can rarely fly for more than 20 to 30 minutes at a time….

You can play ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ with banana controllers

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You can play ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ with banana controllers ATwerkingYoshi/Imgur The GameCube controller for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate might be sold out all over the place, but you don’t need it to dominate the competition with your favorite fighter. All you…

Swiss Bank Developing Cryptocurrency-Linked Services

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Gazprombank (Switzerland), a Swiss subsidiary of the Russian state-owned bank Gazprombank (JSC), announced today that it would begin to develop cryptocurrency-linked banking services to be offered in 2019. Gazprombank’s announcement states: Continue Reading . . . https://www.ethnews.com/swiss-bank-developing-cryptocurrency-linked-services

Mall of America debuts helpful holographic elf for the holidays

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Mall of America debuts helpful holographic elf for the holidays VNTANA How would you keep a shopping mall lively in an era when more and more people are buying their holiday gifts online? The Mall of America has a one-word answer: holograms….

The Pixel 3 has 2018’s best smartphone camera

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The Pixel 3 has 2018’s best smartphone camera Let’s be honest. We’re a generation obsessed with taking and sharing photos. In recent years, our phone cameras have become so capable they’ve essentially killed point-and-shoots. This year, Huawei released a phone with four…