Dell recalls hybrid laptop power adapters over shock risks

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Dell recalls hybrid laptop power adapters over shock risks Dell Dell’s Hybrid Power Adapter is a clever way to keep your laptop running when you’re far from a wall outlet, but some models pose a safety risk. The PC maker has issued…

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Fitbit’s latest tracker is only available through your work or insurance

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Fitbit’s latest tracker is only available through your work or insurance Fitbit Fitbit has quietly released a new activity tracker, but don’t expect to buy one yourself — if anything, it’ll be issued to you. The company’s new Inspire is a fitness…

Google experiments with dark mode for Chrome on phones

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Google experiments with dark mode for Chrome on phones Chris Velazco/Engadget It took Google quite some time to get on board with the idea of adding a dark mode to its apps and platforms, but it’s definitely looking like the tech giant…

Tesla allegedly ‘gutted’ Model 3 delivery team with recent job cuts

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Tesla allegedly ‘gutted’ Model 3 delivery team with recent job cuts Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images When Tesla laid off 7 percent of its full-time staff in January, it might have dealt a serious blow to one division in particular. Reuters…

FDA accuses Juul of undermining efforts to prevent teen vaping

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FDA accuses Juul of undermining efforts to prevent teen vaping AP Photo/Steven Senne Many people raised eyebrows when Marlboro owner Altria bought a $12.8 billion stake in the vaping giant Juul, and that now includes the US Food and Drug Administration. Commissioner…

Texas bill would make it illegal to throttle data in disaster areas

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Texas bill would make it illegal to throttle data in disaster areas Reuters/Richard Rodriguez The revelation that Verizon (Engadget’s parent company) throttled California firefighters’ data is prompting new legislation… in Texas. State Representative Bobby Guerra has submitted a bill that would make…

Recommended Reading: Building a life in ‘World of Warcraft’

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Recommended Reading: Building a life in ‘World of Warcraft’ Blizzard My disabled son’s amazing gaming life in the ‘World of Warcraft’Vicky Schaubert, BBC News This is an amazing story from parents about their son who suffered from a rare degenerative muscular disorder….

Cryptocurrency is ‘Honestly Useless’: Harvard Cryptographer

Cryptocurrency is ‘Honestly Useless’: Harvard Cryptographer

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Cryptocurrency is ‘Honestly Useless’: Harvard Cryptographer Cryptocurrency is useless to anyone other than nefarious groups or individuals trying to move money without being noticed by the government. This is apparently the cutting-edge opinion of Harvard University cryptographer and technology researcher Bruce Schneier….

Company donates $2M to Kansas for cryptocurrency technology

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Company donates $2M to Kansas for cryptocurrency technology LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Silicon Valley company has donated $2 million to the University of Kansas to support research related to cryptocurrency and digital payments, such as Bitcoin. The university says in a…

A crypto exchange may have lost $145 million after its CEO suddenly died

A crypto exchange may have lost $145 million after its CEO suddenly died

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A crypto exchange may have lost $145 million after its CEO suddenly died Quadriga, Canada’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, said it’s unable to gain access to $145 million of bitcoin and other digital assets after Gerald Cotten, its 30-year old CEO and co-founder,…

Honor View 20 review: Pretty and (mostly) premium

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Honor View 20 review: Pretty and (mostly) premium “Glamorous” isn’t the first word that springs to mind when thinking of Honor smartphones, but to my surprise, it actually fits the Honor View 20 quite well. And why shouldn’t it? With an eye-catching…

Google Play caught hosting an app that steals users’ cryptocurrency

Google Play caught hosting an app that steals users’ cryptocurrency

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Google Play caught hosting an app that steals users’ cryptocurrency Enlarge Yu Chun Christopher Wong/S3studio/Getty Images Google Play has been caught hosting yet another malicious app, this time one that was designed to steal cryptocurrency from unwitting end users, researchers said Friday….

A crypto exchange may have lost $145 million after its CEO suddenly died

A crypto exchange may have lost $145 million after its CEO suddenly died

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A crypto exchange may have lost $145 million after its CEO suddenly died Quadriga, Canada’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, said it’s unable to gain access to $145 million of bitcoin and other digital assets after Gerald Cotten, its 30-year old CEO and co-founder,…

Facebook snaps up visual search technology startup

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Facebook snaps up visual search technology startup Grokstyle Facebook has purchased an artificial intelligence startup that could change the way you browse Marketplace, according to Bloomberg. The social network has acquired a company called GrokStyle, which created a visual search technology that…

‘Aquaman’ Spinoff ‘The Trench’ in the Works (Exclusive)

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With Aquaman being a billion-dollar hit, it’s no surprise that Warner Bros. wants more waterworks from its DC Comics hero. Continue Reading . . . https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/aquaman-spinoff-works-1184285