The Best MacBook Pro Touch Bar Apps, Tips, and Tricks

The Touch Bar on Apple’s MacBook Pro lineup is widely hated by power users at this point. Most of them find it to be of barely any use and that they miss the physical Esc key. My experience with the Touch Bar, however, has been positive thanks to a bunch of apps and tricks that I have been using to get the most out of it. Continue reading → Source: iPhonehacks.com Read more […]

Week in Review: Forget cord cutting, here comes the stream slashing

Hey everyone, welcome back to Week in Review where I dive deep into a bit of news from the week or just share some thoughts and go over some of the more interesting stories of the week. If you’re reading this on the TechCrunch site, you can get this in your inbox here, and follow my tweets here. The big story “Cord cutting” might still be a major trend for those walking away from cable subscriptions in favor of online streaming services, but the world of online subscription TV Read more […]

Taiwan’s entrepreneurs move forward after tense presidential election

Last Saturday, Taiwanese voters re-elected President Tsai Ing-wen to her second term after an election that split the country among generational and ideological lines. A crucial issue were the differences in how Tsai, a member of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), and her main opponent, Han Kuo-yu of the Kuomintang (KMT), approach Taiwan’s fraught relationship with China. Despite the highly polarizing run-up to the election, however, both the DPP and KMT have taken measures to foster entrepreneurship Read more […]

Original Content podcast: Netflix goes to the Oscars

When this year’s Academy Award nominations were announced on Monday, Netflix received 24 nominations — the most of any Hollywood studio. That’s thanks in large part to “The Irishman,” which received 10 nominations, and “Marriage Story,” which received six (both films were nominated for Best Picture). As a result, Darrell finally watched Martin Scorsese’s three-and-a-half hour gangster epic — and he wasn’t impressed by the results. He explains why Read more […]

Startups Weekly: Plaid’s $5.3B acquisition is a textbook Silicon Valley win

Hi everyone, my name is Eric Eldon and I’m the new writer of the Startups Weekly newsletter.  I’ll be picking my favorite explicitly startup-focused articles of the week for you from Extra Crunch (where I’m the editor now), as well as TechCrunch (where I was the co-editor years ago… long story).  Some people tell us that TechCrunch doesn’t cover startups like it used to. I don’t know if that is true, but it is definitely hard to keep track of our startup coverage mixed in with Read more […]

The last radio station

North of Silicon Valley, protected by the Point Reyes National Seashore, is the only operational ship-to-shore maritime radio station. Bearing the call sign KPH, the Point Reyes Station is the last of its kind. KPH is divided between two physical stations: one, knows as the voice, is responsible for transmitting; the other half of the station, known as the ears, was where human operators listened for incoming messages. The voice is located 11 miles north of Point Reyes in the small town of Bolinas, Read more […]

How to Find Your Top Playing Songs in Apple Music

If you listen to music via music streaming services like Apple Music, you get access to unlimited music, curated playlists, and radio stations. There’s always something new to listen to, but there are songs that get stuck in your mind and you always go back to them and listen to over and over. Have you ever thought of finding those songs that you listen to the most? Continue reading → Source: iPhonehacks.com Read more […]

How to Find Your Top Playing Songs in Apple Music

If you listen to music via music streaming services like Apple Music, you get access to unlimited music, curated playlists, and radio stations. There’s always something new to listen to, but there are songs that get stuck in your mind and you always go back to them and listen to over and over. Have you ever thought of finding those songs that you listen to the most? Continue reading → Source: iPhonehacks.com Read more […]

How to Use Your iPhone as a Google Security Key for 2FA

You’ve probably heard by now that SMS based two-factor verfication (2FA) is not as secure as we had thought as researchers have shown how it is possible to hijack a text message. But as we reported a few days back, the good news is that your iPhone can now be used as a much more secure Google security key. In this article, we will show you how to use your iPhone as a physical secure key for 2-step verification for your Google Account. Continue reading → Source: iPhonehacks.com Read more […]

Amazon partners with thousands of mom-and-pop stores in India

Neighborhood stores dot tens of thousands of cities, towns and villages in India. They have survived — and thrived, despite — retail giants’ billions of investment in the country. Now, Amazon is beginning to embrace them. Amazon said on Saturday it has partnered with thousands of neighborhood stores — locally known as kirana stores — across India to use them to store and deliver goods. The company said it’s a win-win scenario for all stakeholders. “It’s good for customers, Read more […]

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