Category Archives: Tech News

Apple boosts employee pay as workers attempt to organize

Enlarge / The branding on the front of an Apple Store retail location. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Apple plans to raise the starting pay of its hourly workers, according to a Wall Street Journal report. In the US, employees’ pay will be at least $22 per hour, which could be higher in some markets. That’s 45 percent higher… Read More »

Google foldable Pixel phone launch delayed to 2023, report claims

Google did something unexpected at I/O 2022 a few weeks ago. After unveiling the Pixel 6a mid-range phone and the new Pixel Buds Pro earphones, Google previewed plenty of hardware that’s not hitting stores soon. We saw the Pixel Watch, Pixel 7 Pro and Pixel 7, and the first Google Pixel Tablet. But the first-gen Google foldable phone… Read More »

Report – Millennials Are Saving More Than Their Parents – Are You Saving Enough?

We financial millennials have been the punchline for Boomers for way too long. But, guess what? When it comes to saving money? We’re on fire. According to a study by Charles Schwab, millennials save significantly more for retirement than Baby Boomers. Unlike their parents, this younger generation has started saving money as early as their mid-20s. In addition, millennials… Read More »

Former Binance executives launch $100M crypto fund

A group of former executives from Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges globally, has created a $100 million venture fund, the team told TechCrunch on Thursday. Old Fashion Research (OFR) – whose name is derived from the classic cocktail – was founded in late 2021 by managing partners Ling Zhang, who was previously the vice president of… Read More »

Prominent ex-Tesla self-driving car exec leaves Apple for greener pastures

Enlarge / A building at Apple Park, the company’s Cupertino, California, HQ. (credit: Apple) Apple has reportedly been working on self-driving car technology since 2014, but it has faced a series of prominent employee departures over the past year. As reported Wednesday by Bloomberg, the latest is CJ Moore, who had only just joined the company last August.… Read More »

Pixel 6 owners say Google’s official cases are warping, yellowing, and more

It seems reasonable to expect first-party accessories from huge technology companies to have at least the same level of quality as third-party products. Unfortunately, that does not seem to be the case for Google’s Pixel 6 cases. As spotted by The Verge, reviews on Amazon reveal a number of major issues with Google’s official case for the Pixel… Read More »

The NFL is looking to launch its own streaming service this summer, says report

The National Football League is expected to launch its own streaming service, NFL+, as early as July, according to a report from the NFL owner meeting in Atlanta by Sports Business Journal (SBJ). The platform will reportedly cost around $5 per month and will feature live games on mobile phones and tablets as well as other possible content,… Read More »

Third-party widgets are coming to Windows 11, which might actually make them useful

Enlarge / Microsoft will allow third-party apps to bundle their own widgets starting later this year. (credit: Microsoft) When Windows 11 did away with support for Live Tiles, Microsoft attempted to relocate some of that quick, glance-able information into a new Widgets menu that lives in the taskbar alongside the Start and search menus. Our main issue with… Read More »

AirPods Pro 2 to launch in late 2022 without USB-C charging

Apple is widely expected to announce the next-gen AirPods Pro model in the second half of the year. A recent report offered a tentative launch date for the AirPods Pro 2, indicating that Apple might unveil the new wireless earphones at the same time as the iPhone 14 this September. The same report said that Apple tested AirPods… Read More »

NFT Marketplace – Why are They Necessary and How can They be Developed?

Since the arrival of blockchains as an academic concept in the 1990s, they have been seen as a game-changer. They indeed changed how finance is perceived when first implemented through the legendary cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Suddenly, people became enthusiastic about the prospect of digitalizing life in the form which we had earlier imagined through literary content. Such a line… Read More »