Tech antitrust hearing: Zuckerberg, Bezos, Cook, and Pichai testify before Congress

Tech antitrust hearing: Zuckerberg, Bezos, Cook, and Pichai testify before Congress

The CEOs of Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are testifying in Congress today — trying to convince the House Judiciary Committee that their business practices don’t amount to anti-competitive monopolies. It’s one of the biggest tech oversight moments in recent years, part of a long-running antitrust investigation that has mustered hundreds of hours of interviews … Read more

Google is releasing a free phone backup tool for iOS

Google is releasing a free phone backup tool for iOS

It’ll be more useful for people who are paying for Google One — the base membership plan includes 100GB of storage for $2 per month, enough to make Drive, Photos and phone backups a lot more feasible. But regardless of whether you pay for Google One or not, it doesn’t hurt to have another option … Read more

Mac OS 8 emulator brings the late ’90s to your modern PC

Mac OS 8 emulator brings the late '90s to your modern PC

I put an entire 1991 Macintosh Quadra with Mac OS 8.1 into an Electron app, together with a bunch of apps and games. It runs on Windows, macOS, and Linux… and JavaScript. Again: I’m sorry. Go grab it here: https://t.co/JUw798dRcS pic.twitter.com/p3AR2dyx5r — Felix Rieseberg (@felixrieseberg) July 28, 2020 It’s actually kinda functional in terms of … Read more

Spotify tests visual quote cards for The Michelle Obama Podcast

Spotify tests visual quote cards for The Michelle Obama Podcast

One of Spotify’s biggest original podcast bets, The Michelle Obama Podcast, premieres today and with it comes the test of a new product feature: shareable quote cards. People in the test will be able to press play on the podcast, and colorful cards with quotes available to share will appear automatically. They can then tap … Read more

Valorant’s newest hero has some adorable robots

Valorant’s newest hero has some adorable robots

Killjoy is the latest character coming to Riot’s team shooter Valorant, and she’s a German hacker with what sounds like some useful skills. She has access to a turret and a nanoswarm grenade that should shake up the game’s meta. The most important part, though, is that she has some adorable robot friends that join … Read more