The second-gen Eve V may take on the Surface Pro again in 2021
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The second-gen Eve V may take on the Surface Pro again in 2021

You’d be forgiven for never hearing about the original Eve V: it was a curious, crowdsourced, cheaper competitor to the Surface Pro, built by a startup with an affinity for “nordic” design. And the big surprise? The end result was actually a capable… Continue Reading…

Uber completes its $2.65 billion purchase of Postmates
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Uber completes its $2.65 billion purchase of Postmates

Uber has completed its $2.65 billion purchase of food-and-grocery delivery service Postmates, the company has announced. The deal sees the two companies creating the second largest delivery platform in the US by size, dwarfed only by Doordash. In a s… Continue Reading…

The Snapdragon 888 is Qualcomm's latest premium CPU for smartphones
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The Snapdragon 888 is Qualcomm’s latest premium CPU for smartphones

Every December for the last few years, Qualcomm has unveiled its next-generation high-end CPU that ends up powering many flagship smartphones for the first half of the following year. Though 2020 might be different than previous years, the tech produ… Continue Reading…

Watch the trailer for Studio Ghibli's first fully CG movie
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Watch the trailer for Studio Ghibli’s first fully CG movie

You no longer have to wonder how Studio Ghibli will enter the world of fully computer-generated animation. Ghibliotheque reports the company has released the first trailer for Earwig and the Witch, which makes its premiere on Japanese broadcaster NHK… Continue Reading…

Quibi's short life is over
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Quibi’s short life is over

Less than a year after its arrival, the high-profile short-form video streaming service Quibi is no more. The company announced in October it would shut down “about” December 1st, but didn’t offer a concrete date for winding down its operations. That… Continue Reading…

The Arecibo Observatory's telescope has collapsed
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The Arecibo Observatory’s telescope has collapsed

The world-famous Arecibo Observatory has collapsed. The National Science Foundation (NSF), the agency that oversees the telescope, announced the unfortunate turn of events on Tuesday. At some point during the night, Arecibo’s receiver platform crashe… Continue Reading…

China’s lunar-sampling robot has landed on the Moon
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China’s lunar-sampling robot has landed on the Moon

China’s Chang’e-5 probe touched down on the surface of the Moon Tuesday just before 10:30am ET, and it’s scheduled to spend the next few days collecting rocks and dust before heading back to Earth. Chinese state news outlets didn’t air the touchdown… Continue Reading…

Samsung reportedly won’t release a new Galaxy Note in 2021
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Samsung reportedly won’t release a new Galaxy Note in 2021

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 may go down as the last of its line. According to Reuters, the company reportedly won’t release a new Note device in 2021. Instead, Samsung will focus its efforts on the Galaxy S and its lineup of foldable phones, made up at… Continue Reading…

'Rocket League' Season 2 adds a new arena, car and music next week
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‘Rocket League’ Season 2 adds a new arena, car and music next week

Sure, Rocket League has been out for more than five years, but it’s never too late to try something new. Rocket League Season 2 goes live on December 9th, adding a new Arena, Rocket Pass, customization options and original music from Kaskade.The Rock… Continue Reading…

Salesforce buys Slack for $27.7 billion
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Salesforce buys Slack for $27.7 billion

Messaging app Slack will be acquired by Salesforce for $27.7 billion in what will be the software company’s biggest acquisition to date. The deal is expected to complete during the second quarter of 2021, following regulatory approval and the usual r… Continue Reading…