Watch SpaceX launch its first dedicated rideshare mission live, carrying a record-breaking number of satellites

[UPDATE: Today’s attempt was scrubbed due to weather conditions. Another launch window is available tomorrow at 10 AM ET] SpaceX is set to launch the very first of its dedicated rideshare missions – an offering it introduced in 2019 that allows small satellite operators to book a portion of a payload on a Falcon 9 launch. […]

This site posted every face from Parler’s Capitol Hill insurrection videos

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Wired) When hackers exploited a bug in Parler to download all of the right-wing social media platform’s contents last week, they were surprised to find that many of the pictures and videos contained geolocation metadata revealing exactly how many of the site’s users had taken part in the invasion of […]

How fintech and serial founders drove African pre-seed investing to new heights in 2020

When Stripe-subsidiary Paystack raised its seed round of $1.3 million in 2016, it was one of the largest disclosed rounds at that stage in Nigeria.  At the time, seven-figure seed investments in African startups were a rarity. But over the years, those same seed-stage rounds have become more common, with some very early-stage startups even […]

Google Drive File Stream adding M1 Mac support in April, Backup and Sync already updated

Since the November launch of Apple Silicon-powered Macs, third-party developers have been steadily updating their apps with native support. Google now plans to update Drive File Stream in April with M1 support. more… The post Google Drive File Stream adding M1 Mac support in April, Backup and Sync already updated appeared first on 9to5Mac.

Apple Pioneer Place mural donated to nonprofit Don’t Shoot PDX

The vibrant George Floyd mural surrounding Apple Pioneer Place in Portland, Oregon will live on under the care of nonprofit Don’t Shoot PDX. Apple donated the community artwork in hopes of preserving the sprit of 2020’s social and racial justice protests. more… The post Apple Pioneer Place mural donated to nonprofit Don’t Shoot PDX appeared […]

Focos photo editor for iOS updated with support for Apple ProRAW images

Focos is a popular photo editor for iOS that brings advanced tools to edit images with depth field taken using Portrait Mode on iPhone. The app was updated this week with some interesting new features, including support for the Apple ProRAW image — which is available for iPhone 12 Pro users. more… The post Focos […]

Daily Crunch: Alphabet shuts down Loon

Alphabet pulls the plug on its internet balloon company, Apple is reportedly developing a new MacBook Air and Google threatens to pull out of Australia. This is your Daily Crunch for January 22, 2021. The big story: Alphabet shuts down Loon Alphabet announced that it’s shutting down Loon, the project that used balloons to bring […]

AAPL climbs to new all-time high as expectations set for first $100B quarter

AAPL saw a slight gain today as the overall market saw the opposite. That was enough to push Apple shares to a new all-time high. Notably, that’s against the backdrop of the company reporting its holiday performance on January 27 – with expectations that it will be Apple’s first-ever $100 billion quarter. more… The post […]

Sophos Home brings commercial-grade security to everyone for Mac, iOS, PC, Android [30% off deal]

While Macs aren’t as vulnerable to viruses, malware, and other threats as Windows PCs, they’re definitely not immune. If you’re thinking of upping the security on your Mac this year with advanced features, Sophos Home is a great solution to protect multiple devices including Macs, iPhones, iPads, PCs, and Android devices. Sophos Home offers anyone […]