Brighten Up Your Pandemic Life With One of Google Search’s 50 New AR Animals

Ever since I was young, I’ve always been a cat fan (although dogs are lovely, too). Nonetheless, my current landlord doesn’t allow me to have a cat, so I just…

Virgin Galactic Aborts New Mexico Launch Because of Rocket Motor Issues

Nearly two years after its last flight, Virgin Galactic—the space tourism venture founded by Richard Branson, another billionaire who loves space—aborted the scheduled test launch of its SpaceShipTwo commercial aircraft…

Here’s our first look at the OnePlus 9 in person

The OnePlus 9 series isn’t expected to launch until March 2021, but we’re already seeing little sneak peeks and leaks of specs. Today, we have something better: In-hand photos of…

Disney Will Stop Photoshopping Face Masks Onto Maskless Guests On Rides

Disney World will reportedly stop “enhancing” on-ride photos by pasting digital face masks onto maskless park guests. And no, you aren’t reading the Onion. It’s 2020, baby, where reality is…

Gillmor Gang: Strange Days Indeed

http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Techcrunch?d=2mJPEYqXBVI The place we’re in, the valley of the dolls between the vote and the Inauguration, is overshadowed by the battle to save our lives. The vaccines look promising, and…

Human Capital: Dr. Timnit Gebru says Google’s memo was ‘dehumanizing’

http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Techcrunch?d=2mJPEYqXBVI Welcome back to Human Capital, where I break down the latest in diversity, equity and inclusion, and labor in tech. This week, Twitter dropped its latest diversity report and…

How to find your next VC

http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Techcrunch?d=2mJPEYqXBVI Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Want…

Twitter Briefly Grows a Spine, Says It Was an Accident

What many might have hailed as Twitter setting an example by restricting engagement with President Donald Trump’s misleading and incredulous tweets about his election loss was, according to the company,…

To reach level 4 autonomy, these self-driving cars head to winter boot camp

Is there a more magical seasonal sight than snowflakes falling on banks of snow under a white sky, the only bursts of color to break up the merry scene being…

Tesla will halt Model S and X production for 18 days

Tesla has plenty of demand for its electric cars despite the pandemic, but that doesn’t appear to extend to its highest-end EVs. CNBC has obtained an internal Tesla email revealing…

Google adds more AR animals to mobile Search and most of them are pretty cute

Giant AR cat is giant | Google Google has added 50 new augmented reality animals to Search which can be either cute, or in the case of the giant cat…

Why Do Things Look Blurry Underwater?

If you’ve been brave enough to open your eyes underwater, you might have noticed that everything is blurry. But fish have no trouble finding their way beneath the waves. So…

Solar System ‘superhighway’ could speed up space travel

Future deep space missions might not take as long as you’d think. Researchers have discovered a Solar System “superhighway” network of routes that would let probes and other spacecraft travel…

Make Your Latte or Cappuccino Habit a Little Friendlier on Your Wallet With a $190 Deluxe Keurig Coffee Maker

Keurig Single Serve Coffee & Latte Maker | $190 | Bed Bath & Beyond Read more… Make Your Latte or Cappuccino Habit a Little Friendlier on Your Wallet With a…

Disney World was adding digital face masks to guests in ride photos

Disney World is unsurprisingly determined to enforce mask wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic, but that has led it to some unusual experimentation with technology. Disney told WDW News Today in…