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MagniX just flew the largest all-electric aircraft in the world. It's tiny.
Tom Maxwell
The eCaravan aircraft, which flew for 30 minutes in its first test flight, could revolutionize short trips with zero emissions and much lower costs.
Tech
If your site loads slowly Google's going to punish you
Tom Maxwell
The new "page experience" criteria score websites on load time and responsiveness to clicks.
Tech
Apple is challenging Tile's antitrust complaint because of course it is
Tom Maxwell
The company known for its Bluetooth trackers says Apple is trying to advantage its own upcoming equivalent product.
Culture
You can now use an Uber as your personal limo for $50 an hour
Tom Maxwell
Get your own private driver for an hour or more... likely separated from you by plastic sheeting and gaffer tape, but still.
Tech
Amazon just killed its most hated Echo product
Tom Maxwell
The Echo Look is gone. The "fashion recommendations" it offered are now baked into the Amazon app.
Tech
Yamaha's 'Remote Cheerer' app is the most depressing way to fill empty stadiums with sound
Tom Maxwell
It's even bleaker than you'd expect.
Culture
Twitter's tweet scheduling option quietly went live today
Tom Maxwell
You can finally schedule your shitposts directly from Twitter.com.
Tech
YouTube videos are getting 'chapters' so you can skip through with ease
Tom Maxwell
Chapters make it easy to navigate to your favorite parts of a video.
Tech
Google Search now has an anxiety self-assessment quiz
Tom Maxwell
The quiz will direct you to resources to address your anxiety.
Tech
Facebook: Actually, it's fine to be the arbiter of truth but only to verify people, not dispel lies
Tom Maxwell
Any person that frequently goes viral on the social network will need to send a picture of their ID to Facebook.
Culture
Facebook tries to steal TikTok's thunder yet again with new Collab app
J. Fergus
This is starting to get embarrassing.
Broken Record
A new Android vulnerability could trick you into divulging sensitive data
J. Fergus
StrandHogg 2.0 exploits Android's multitasking features and looks like a legitimate app.
Cybersecurity
U.S. Court of Appeals finds Facebook and Twitter don't stifle conservatives
J. Fergus
Google and Apple are also breathing a sigh of relief.
Culture
Facebook launches CatchUp, another voice-calling app you don't need
Matthew Wille
This time you can tell people whether or not you're available to chat. No Facebook sign-in required. But you probably won't need this.
Culture
Motorola may be taking another stab at its Razr reboot
Tom Maxwell
Its first folding phone was a disaster, but Motorola is going to try again.
Tech
YouTube immediately deletes comments insulting the Chinese Communist Party
J. Fergus
The company claims the moderation/censorship is allegedly an error and it’s investigating the issue.
Tech
Almost half of Apple Stores in the U.S. will be open by the end of the week
Tom Maxwell
The company is reopening 100 of its retail stores.
Culture
Trump threatens revenge after Twitter slaps a misinfo label on his tweets
J. Fergus
A warning label challenges his assertions about mail-in voter fraud.
Culture
Facebook knew it was divisive and resisted reform anyway
J. Fergus
Executives going up to Zuckerberg himself have gradually given up on changes for social good.
Tech
Spotify at long last lets you add more than 10,000 tracks to your library
Matthew Wille
Users have been requesting this for years.
Tech