Tom Maxwell

Snapchat's adding proactive mental health tools for users in trouble
Tom Maxwell
"Here For You" will point people experiencing mental health crises at those who can help.
Tech
11 hours ago
IRS says virtual game currency isn't taxable
Tom Maxwell
I was really hoping to get my tax return in Fortnite V-Bucks.
Gaming
2.16.2020 12:43 PM
Encrypted chat stickers and WhatsApp magic: Signal sets its sights on a billion users
Tom Maxwell
Following a $50M donation from Brian Acton, the nonprofit is running the VC-backed startup playbook to spread its message to the masses, and it seems like its working.
Tech
2.15.2020 4:33 PM
This handheld 3D printer may revolutionize treatment of skin burns
Tom Maxwell
3D printing could offer affordable treatment in developing countries.
Tech
2.14.2020 2:23 PM
Apple files patent for smart home that might actually be smart
Tom Maxwell
New devices would automatically connect to your network and set themselves up.
Tech
2.14.2020 12:03 PM
Amazon hits pause on Microsoft’s $10 billion JEDI contract
Tom Maxwell
Amazon claims political bias saw it lose out to Microsoft.
Tech
2.14.2020 12:35 AM
Google Fi SIM cards are now available on Amazon
Tom Maxwell
The card costs $10, but you get $10 back on your first bill.
Tech
2.13.2020 10:25 PM
Fiat Chrysler will have robo-taxis in China soon
Tom Maxwell
Local startup AutoX will use Chrysler Pacifica’s in its self-driving program.
Tech
2.12.2020 11:00 AM
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip will be available in limited markets at launch
Tom Maxwell
AT&T stores in only five cities will have the phone, but Sprint may carry it more widely.
Tech
2.12.2020 12:35 AM
Microsoft won’t force Bing on Office 365 customers, after all
Tom Maxwell
The plan caused an unsurprising wave of backlash online.
Tech
2.12.2020 12:00 AM
Siri will answer your 2020 election questions
Tom Maxwell
You still won’t use it, though.
Tech
2.11.2020 10:53 PM
Samsung goes all-in on entertainment at Unpacked 2020
Tom Maxwell
The new Galaxy phones will feature deep integration with a slew of entertainment brands.
Tech
2.11.2020 10:25 PM
The Badger is a hybrid fuel-cell truck with 600-mile range
Tom Maxwell
Nikola Motor is betting big on hydrogen.
Tech
2.11.2020 2:12 PM
Brandless is shutting down after two years and $300 million invested
Tom Maxwell
The startup was destined for failure.
Tech
2.10.2020 11:18 PM
YouTube Music might let you upload your local music soon
Tom Maxwell
One step closer to replacing Google Play Music.
Tech
2.8.2020 11:00 AM
Chrome will begin blocking downloads that aren’t HTTPS protected
Tom Maxwell
Insecure downloads on secure sites are a big security gap.
Tech
2.8.2020 2:51 AM
One of Foxconn’s iPhone plants will remain closed for now due to coronavirus
Tom Maxwell
It was initially due to reopen February 10.
Coronavirus
2.7.2020 9:03 PM
Apple’s independent repair program sets onerous terms on small businesses
Tom Maxwell
Independent repair shops can be subject to costly audits.
Tech
2.7.2020 3:05 PM
Report: Amazon is planning to offer a Twitch-for-business product
Tom Maxwell
It would help Amazon squeeze more money out of the streaming service.
Tech
2.6.2020 10:05 PM
Apple patents folding device that prevents display from creasing
Tom Maxwell
Looks like everybody's got ideas about folding technology.
Tech
2.6.2020 7:34 PM