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Importance Of A Smart Home Security SystemApproximately 2.5 million burglaries take place each year. That’s an astonishing number, but what’s even scarier is that over half of these are break-ins! This translates into about one burglary every 13 seconds. Having a high-quality smart home security system has never been more important to protect your home […]

As hedge funds ramp up private market investments, a look at Coatue Management, a hedge fund started by ex-Tiger Global employees that manages $50B+ in assets (Akash Bajwa/Standing On The Shoulders …) –

Akash Bajwa / Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants:As hedge funds ramp up private market investments, a look at Coatue Management, a hedge fund started by ex-Tiger Global employees that manages $50B+ in assets  —  The Tiger cub that’s likely to make its mark known in 2021  —  It’s been heartwarming to receive messages from […]

In a live Q&A, Epik’s CEO Rob Monster was talked into taking down a site that doxxed journalists and admitted the controversial web host was breached last week (Mikael Thalen/The Daily Dot) –

Mikael Thalen / The Daily Dot:In a live Q&A, Epik’s CEO Rob Monster was talked into taking down a site that doxxed journalists and admitted the controversial web host was breached last week  —  Rob Monster sparred with journalist and hackers and even asked Jesus to rebuke the demons in the room. Read More

A look at US “finfluencers”, creators partnering with fintechs to promote investment products, as App Annie says hours spent on finance apps are up 90% YoY (Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou/Bloomberg) –

Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou / Bloomberg:A look at US “finfluencers”, creators partnering with fintechs to promote investment products, as App Annie says hours spent on finance apps are up 90% YoY  —  Finance firms have long struggled to reach young and new customers — until now.  —  At first no one could explain … Read More

Ikea’s $39.99 pad adds built-in wireless charging to almost any table – Richard Lawler

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Ikea got in relatively early on selling furniture embedded with wireless charging coils, but what if you don’t have one of its powered-up desks or shelving units? If you want seamless Wireless Qi charging without redecorating, then next month, there will be a solution. Meet the Sjömärke, a […]

Experts say current cuffless methods for measuring blood pressure, like the tech found in Samsung Galaxy Watch, can only reliably track relative changes in BP (Nicole Wetsman/The Verge) –

Nicole Wetsman / The Verge:Experts say current cuffless methods for measuring blood pressure, like the tech found in Samsung Galaxy Watch, can only reliably track relative changes in BP  —  It’s been over two years since Samsung first announced that its Galaxy Watch would be able to measure people’s blood pressure. Read More

As Tesla prepares to roll out an upgrade to Full Self-Driving, NTSB head says it shouldn’t roll out the city-driving tool before addressing safety deficiencies (Rebecca Elliott/Wall Street Journal) –

Rebecca Elliott / Wall Street Journal:As Tesla prepares to roll out an upgrade to Full Self-Driving, NTSB head says it shouldn’t roll out the city-driving tool before addressing safety deficiencies  —  Tesla plans to expand access to Full Self-Driving system and defends its tech; safety official says more work is needed Read More

Amazon hits over 600 Chinese electronic brands with the banhammer –

Amazon has so far shut down 3,000 online merchants linked to 600 Chinese electronics brands sold on its online sales platform as part of its ongoing campaign against paid feedback and similar activities. Although Amazon officially banned “incentivized reviews” in 2016, its current crusade against such practices—beginning with the high-profile… Read More

A possible retail listing of Surface Pro 8 with a 13″ 120Hz display with narrow bezels and two Thunderbolt ports leaks ahead of Microsoft’s event on Wednesday (Tom Warren/The Verge) –

Tom Warren / The Verge:A possible retail listing of Surface Pro 8 with a 13″ 120Hz display with narrow bezels and two Thunderbolt ports leaks ahead of Microsoft’s event on Wednesday  —  Microsoft is holding a Surface hardware event on Wednesday  —  Microsoft is preparing to launch a new Surface Pro 8 model next week […]

Emmys 2021: How to watch online, and who’s nominated – Kim Lyons

The 73rd Emmy Awards will be held on September 19th. | Getty Images The 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony is tonight at 8PM ET (5PM PT), and streaming platforms like Apple TV Plus, Netflix and HBO Max are poised to win big. Cedric the Entertainer will host the show, which will be broadcast live […]

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