The FBI has put out a PSA about an interesting crypto scam

The FBI is warning people of a new breed of scam involving cryptocurrency ATMs. A con artist convinces a person to put cash into a cryptocurrency ATM and send the purchased coins to the scammer using an address stored in... Read more

Your Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro can now be MagSafe-friendly with this Moment case

Your dangerously slippery Pixel 6 or 6 Pro just arrived, and you’re scrambling to find an available case that will protect your new baby. Whether you are a MagSafe-curious Pixel owner or recently ditched your iPhone for the Pixel but... Read more

The latest 12.9-inch iPad Pro is selling for its lowest price yet

If you need a powerful iPad with plenty of storage and a gorgeous display, Amazon and Best Buy are selling the 512GB, Wi-Fi version of the latest 12.9-inch iPad Pro for its lowest price yet. Normally $1,399, the retailer is... Read more

The 22 best board games

Board games are booming. What was once a hobby relegated to the dusty racks at the back of friendly local game stores has gone mainstream. Even big box retailers like Target are getting in on the action with surprisingly good... Read more

Amazon Glow review: fun but unfinished

Amazon’s latest attempt to entertain your children is an innovative effort that combines an interactive projector with Amazon Kids Plus’ excellent catalog of child-friendly content. What it is not is an Alexa device, despite having four microphones built in and... Read more

Microsoft fixes Windows 11 features failing due to an expired certificate

Microsoft has fixed several Windows 11 features failing to load after an expired certificate was discovered earlier this week. Some Windows 11 users haven’t been able to open apps like the Snipping Tool, touch keyboard, or emoji panel since a... Read more

The PS5 and Xbox Series X are now available online at Walmart (update: sold out)

Update 3:50PM ET, November 5th: Walmart’s restock of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles came and went in about 40 minutes, which seems to be par for the course these days. We saw its newer queue system at play,... Read more

The US has big, new plans to pull CO2 out of the air

Despite the efforts of delegates at this month’s climate summit in Glasgow, the world is still careening toward potentially catastrophic levels of global warming. Now, some countries and corporations are turning to new technologies to pull carbon out of the... Read more

The open secret to looking like a superhero

Timothy says he had nothing to lose during the pandemic, so he took steroids. It was, of course, a little more complicated than that. Timothy — who requested to be referred to by a pseudonym so he could speak freely... Read more

Some new BMWs won’t have touchscreens thanks to chip shortage

BMW is dropping touchscreens from many of its new cars due to the chip shortage, according to a forum post on BimmerFest and later confirmed by the car company to Edmunds and AutoBlog. While we’ve seen other auto manufactures have... Read more

Microsoft is hosting an education-focused event on November 9th

Microsoft is hosting an event next week focused on education technology. It’s taking place November 9th at 12PM ET. Details are light, but here’s Microsoft’s description of the event: Join us at 9 a.m. PT on Tuesday, Nov. 9, as... Read more

Apple fixes bug that could cause macOS Monterey to brick Macs with a T2 security chip

Since macOS Monterey was released, there have been several Apple users who said that installing the update bricked their computers. It was unclear what might have caused the issue until today, as Rene Ritchie reports, he has received this statement... Read more

Google removes its algorithmic ‘Your News Update’ from Assistant

Google has quietly removed its “Your News Update” feature from Assistant, axing the algorithmically personalized audio digest in favor of the company’s existing (and more traditional) news briefings, as spotted by 9to5Google. Originally launched in 2019, Your News Update was... Read more

‘The necrophiliac bedsit murderer is my husband, but I can’t carry on with this marriage’

An NHS source told The Telegraph: “It’s impossible to know what we would have done had we been told. However, that would have been the first opportunity for the trust to know that he had lied on his original application... Read more

Spotlight falls at last on ‘missing link’ scientist eclipsed by Darwin over theory of evolution

Driven in part by the conservative and religious character of naturalism at the time and a desire to fully hone his work, Darwin had only just begun to draft what would become The Origin of Species when Wallace’s letter arrived. ... Read more

Stationmaster ‘forced out of job’ after his dog is banned from ticket office

The parish council put out a call for the petition to be supported on its social media page, writing:  “We are all disappointed to hear that Richard Bunce, our wonderful Horsley Station Master, and his dog George, are leaving the... Read more

‘National shortage’ of flu vaccines leaves pharmacies out of stock

Pharmacists said that any shortages were localised and should be resolved within weeks, while urging the Department of Health to release national stocks as soon as possible.  Peter Barron, former editor of the Northern Echo, received a text message last... Read more

South Korean chip firms to omit detailed data in response to U.S. request -sources

SEOUL, Nov 5 (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) and SK Hynix (000660.KS) plan to leave out detailed information when supplying Washington with data related to the global chip shortage as they want to protect trade secrets, two sources briefed on... Read more

Tesla to open Canada battery gear factory in Markham, Ontario -mayor

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 5 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) plans to open a factory to produce battery manufacturing equipment in the Canadian city of Markham, Ontario, Mayor Frank Scarpitti said, as the electric carmaker ramps up the production of cheaper,... Read more

U.N. investigator ‘hopeful’ Facebook will hand over more Myanmar information

Cellphone shops are seen along Latha street in Yangon, Myanmar, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang/File Photo UNITED NATIONS, Nov 5 (Reuters) – The head of a U.N. team of investigators on Myanmar said on Friday he is hopeful that Facebook... Read more

Vivendi open to TIM’s chairmanship role in boardroom war – sources

A Vivendi sign is seen at the company’s headquarters in Paris, France, April 8, 2015. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo ROME, Nov 5 (Reuters) – France’s Vivendi (VIV.PA) is open to the possibility of installing its CEO Arnaud de Puyfontaine as chairman... Read more

Telehealth apps see post-COVID focus on mental wellbeing

Medical doctor Makoto Kitada demonstrates a telemedicine application service called ‘CLINICS’, developed by Japanese medical start-up Medley Inc., in Tokyo, Japan, July 8, 2020. Picture taken July 8, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo Mental health to be a priority in e-health... Read more

Amazon seeks U.S. approval to deploy 4,500 additional satellites for internet project

Woman with smartphone is seen in front of displayed Amazon logo in this illustration taken, July 30, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo WASHINGTON, Nov 5 (Reuters) – (AMZN.O) is seeking approval from U.S. communications regulators to deploy more than 4,500... Read more

KKR eyes investment in TIM’s fixed-line assets as boardroom war rages – sources

Top investor Vivendi piling pressure on TIM CEO Gubitosi CEO weighing options, including reviving single network plan KKR afraid of dilution if single network plan goes ahead KKR wants bigger stake in FiberCop, to merge it with Open Fiber MILAN,... Read more

Met Police accused of ‘institutional homophobia’ over Stephen Port investigation

He told the inquests into the deaths at Barking Town Hall on Friday: “I think it’s been said here that the police were underfunded and under emotional strain. “But I think, when grieving families, boyfriends and friends are getting close... Read more