After Math: All the stuff that happened while we were at CES

After Math: All the stuff that happened while we were at CES

Oh man, what a week it’s been. Over the course of seven days (and nearly 80,000 steps by this reporter alone), the Engadget staff descended upon CES 2020 to bring you the biggest, best, weirdest and wildest trends in consumer electronics. But the rest of the …

Here are the GOP Senators to watch in the impeachment trial, from ultra-loyalists to those most likely to break ranks

President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial is underway. Republicans currently make up the majority in the Senate and are unlikely to vote to remove him from office. However, there are certain Republicans who have signalled that they may not completely …

This week’s top stories: Apple vs the FBI, macOS Pro Mode, new MacBook rumors, and more

In this week’s top stories: Apple stands firm against the FBI, new MacBook Pro evidence, what to expect from Apple in 2020, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news. Apple continues to stand firm against the FBI’s request for help unlocking two i…

Qasem Soleimani gets a promotion and Syria’s top military honor after being killed in a US drone strike

Reuters In the days since he was killed by a US drone strike, Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani has been feted at home and abroad. Soleimani, a major general at the time of his death, is now being referred to as “Lt. Gen. Soleimani” in Iranian media,…

‘She wanted all of you to have the time of your life’: Céline Dion takes to the stage after her mother’s death – CTV News

‘She wanted all of you to have the time of your life’: Céline Dion takes to the stage after her mother’s death CTV News Celine Dion Remembers Mother, Therese, With Moving Tribute at Concert | TMZ TMZ Emotional Céline Dion Tells Fans At Miami Show She’s ‘Doing…

Spotify test lets influencers post Stories to introduce their own playlists

Spotify test lets influencers post Stories to introduce their own playlists

Spotify is testing a new Stories feature that will allow select influencers to incorporate video elements into their public playlists, TechCrunch has learned and Spotify confirmed. The first influencer to test the feature is makeup and fashion YouTube star Su…

The Army Bans TikTok

A million-dollar email scam, a Chinese hacking campaign, and more of the week’s top security news.

FBI Takes Down Site With 12 Billion Stolen Records

Turkey gets Wikipedia back, Mayor Pete loses his cyberguy, and more of the week’s top security news.

Mute All Your Friends Who Have Annoying Resolutions

We’re not even a full week into January, but chances are there’s somebody on your timeline with a new year’s resolution they just won’t shut up about. Don’t unfriend them—they’ll be back to normal in a month or so. The 30-day mute was made for this. Read more…

Daily Crunch: Goodbye Hipmunk

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Four years after being acquired, Hipmunk is shutting down Founded…

In Paris, Ecommerce Warehouses Get a Chic Makeover

In Paris, Ecommerce Warehouses Get a Chic Makeover

Online ordering means more deliveries to more places. One Paris hub sports a data center, offices, sports facilities like tennis courts, and an urban farm.

The Touryst is a bite-sized, open-world vacation game

While it can be difficult to devote enough time to finish the main quest line of an open-world game like Assassin’s Creed or Infamous, never mind the additional stuff. The Touryst on Nintendo Switch scratches that itch, only in a much shorter time frame.

Trump’s top economic adviser just made a unique fashion statement at the World Economic Forum

Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council and President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, was spotted at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday wearing an interesting fashion choice: a pair of “duck boots” paired with a suit. The forum, a gather…

This is the pitch deck SteadyPay used to raise millions and help gig economy workers top up their salaries

SteadyPay is an app that allows workers with fluctuating paychecks to top up their wages when they fall short. Millions of people participate in the gig economy in the UK – with many working flexible hours through apps such as Uber or takeaway giant Just Eat.…

The 2019 NFL playoff bracket is (almost) set

The NFL playoff bracket is nearly set with only seeding in the NFC up in the air with one game to go. The Philadelphia Eagles and Tennessee Titans clinched the final playoff spots in each conference with wins on Sunday afternoon. If the San Francisco 49ers ca…

Queen attends first church service since Prince Harry, Meghan stepped away as working royals – Global News

Queen attends first church service since Prince Harry, Meghan stepped away as working royals – Global News

Queen attends first church service since Prince Harry, Meghan stepped away as working royals Global News Harry and Meghan drop royal duties and HRH titles BBC News ‘Massive change’ as Harry and Meghan drop HRH titles CBC News Why Prince William Wants Kate Mid…

Personal Finance Daily: The world’s ‘happiest country’ also has one of the highest suicide rates — economists have a theory why, and how to go back in time and cash in on 2018 tax breaks before it’s too late

Friday’s top personal finance stories

Personal Finance Daily: A proposed ‘millionaire’s tax’ could make it more expensive to be rich in New Jersey, and millennials prefer White Claw over wine

Wednesday’s top personal finance stories

Personal Finance Daily: From Tide Pods to AirPods, here are ‘the most influential products’ of the decade, and how skyrocketing child-care costs put aspiring home buyers in a bind

Tuesday’s top personal finance stories

Top 25 Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Speakers

Cryptocurrencies, the blockchains, smart contracts, and proof of work. The new world of finance is filled with strange terms and unique concepts. If you want to know what the blockchain can do and where digital finance is going — the best way to find out is b…

Amazon is offering 20 percent off certified used and refurbished products today

Amazon is offering 20 percent off certified used and refurbished products today

For a limited time, you can save 20 percent on a vast range of used and refurbished tech products at Amazon Warehouse. No offer code is necessary, and we’ve listed a few of our top picks that you can nab at a discount.

The ESPN Daily: A scandal on Jeopardy!, why Clemson was slept on, and Tua enters the draft

A daily rundown of the top stories in sports.

How to Filter YouTube Subscriptions on iOS

The YouTube app on iOS is getting an upgraded Subscription tab that should make it even easier to keep up with your favorite channels. Read more…

Harry and Meghan’s future: Your questions answered – BBC News

Harry and Meghan’s future: Your questions answered BBC News Prince Harry and Meghan to give up royal titles CBC News Josh Freed: Harry and Meghan, here’s why you should live in Montreal Montreal Gazette AP Top Stories January 18 P Associated Press Harry and M…

Philips Hue gets three new outdoor lights

The Philips Hue outdoor lights lineup is getting some additions this year. A new spotlight, path light, and wall light (with color-changing abilities) are coming, with prices from $130 to $140. The Hue iOS and Android app is also getting some updates.

TiVo announces a $49.99 device that combines streaming and live TV

TiVo announces a $49.99 device that combines streaming and live TV

TiVo is announcing a new device at the Consumer Electronics Show called the TiVo Stream 4K, which CEO Dave Shull described as launching the company “full on into the streaming wars.” Shull said the device is a “tiny little HDMI puck” that’s designed to reach …

Personal Finance Daily: ‘Real Housewives’ TV mogul wants to broker a deal with Meghan and Harry, and this is the age you’ll reach peak unhappiness

Monday’s top personal finance stories

Personal Finance Daily: Your no B.S. guide to losing weight in the New Year and this critical tax change ‘will send estate planners reeling’

Tuesday’s top personal finance stories

Top 25 Podcasts Designed to Make You Think and Grow

As part of the digital transformation era, the places where we previously looked to learn information and the sources of knowledge have changed. Online content, news portals, and feeds, and curated media replace newspapers and print magazines. Fewer people li…

This week’s top stories: Best of CES 2020, ‘iPhone 9’ leak, new Shot on iPhone competition, more

In this week’s top stories: CES 2020 brings HomeKit, AirPlay 2, and more, Apple’s Breathe app on Apple Watch, a new “Shot on iPhone” competition, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news. more… The post This week’s top stories: Best of CES 2020, …

Inside McDonald's quest to address claims of racial discrimination and erase former top executives' 'party culture'

Inside McDonald’s quest to address claims of racial discrimination and erase former top executives’ ‘party culture’

McDonald’s has been doing major damage control internally since the abrupt departure of former CEO Steve Easterbrook. Prior to Easterbrook’s departure, some black franchisees and executives alleged internally that they faced discrimination at the fast-food gi…

LG’s CES press conference tried to convince us of its AI future

In its press conference at CES today, LG presented its upcoming lines of TVs and kitchen appliances for the coming year. This year, the emphasis was on AI and 8K.

4 Instagram Marketing Business Tips to Take for 2020

If your business is not on Instagram yet, then you better have a good reason! If you have stores, if you sell any kind of physical products, or if you want people to recognize your business brand, then you really need to get an account. Here are four Instagra…

A growing number of Americans believe the government should tackle economic inequality instead of illegal immigration, new poll finds

Pew found 42% of Americans said cutting inequality should be a top federal priority, above the 39% identifying illegal immigration as a problem.

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp criticized for misleading bushfire coverage amplified by trolls and bots

Sam Mooy/Getty Images The bushfires devastating Australia are burning amid waves of disinformation spread over social media and criticism for some of the country’s top news outlets over their coverage of the crisis. An employee at Rupert Murdoch’s Australia N…

Daily Crunch: Amazon announces new auto partners

Daily Crunch: Amazon announces new auto partners

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Amazon drives deeper into cars with new Alexa partners, Echo Auto…

How to Find Instagram’s New Boomerang Effects

Earlier this week Instagram started rolling out a few new effects to the Boomerang feature within the app. Read more…

Week in Review: Selling out in the Instagram age

Hey everyone, happy 2020. 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 th…

Week in Review: The old Vision Fund heave-ho

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 i…

How to hide your Instagram Stories from strangers

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. As much as Instagram Stories encourages us to overshare pretty much every detail of our lives, you might want to consider…

Jason Momoa took his jacket off to expose his tank top at the Golden Globes and fans went wild

Jason Momoa took his jacket off to expose his tank top at the Golden Globes and fans went wild

Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Jason Momoa attended the 2020 Golden Globe Awards on Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, with wife Lisa Bonet. The actor wore a green velvet Tom Ford suit jacket and black Valentino pants on the carpet a…

5 biggest winners and losers in college basketball this week

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports The ninth week of the 2019-2020 basketball season has come and gone, and — as has become the norm this year — the AP Top 25 Poll has endured a shake-up this week. For the third week in a row, the Gonzaga Bulldogs sit atop the colle…

Trump Picks Two of His Top Legal Defenders for Impeachment Trial

As the Senate gears up for Donald Trump’s impeachment trial later this year, the president has settled on at least two of his top legal defenders for the proceedings—and he’s still courting Alan Dershowitz.“Pat Cipollone is leading the efforts as White House …

Mutual Funds Weekly: This could be your smartest money move in the 2020s — plus other top investing tips

Popular money and investing stories on MarketWatch this past week.

Ring CEO says company’s security was ‘at the top of the industry standards’ as devices were being hacked (AMZN)

Kimberly White/Getty Images for TechCrunch Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff defended the company’s security practices, calling them “top of class” in an interview with Business Insider on Monday. In recent months, Ring cameras have been hacked on multiple occasions. S…

This week’s top stories: Apple TV+ hire, PRODUCT(RED) Apple Watch rumor, more

This week’s top stories: Apple TV+ hire, PRODUCT(RED) Apple Watch rumor, more

In this week’s top stories: More 2020 iPad rumors, Apple wins Christmas, IKEA’s smart blinds add HomeKit support, Apple TV+ makes a notable hire, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news. more… Check out 9to5Mac on YouTube for more Apple news: Th…

This Portable Peep Hole Is an Airbnb Guest’s Dream

Every company wants to join the smart home party, but Body Guardz, previously known for its smartphone screen protectors and cases, has shown up to CES 2020 with some genuinely innovative smart home devices, including a portable over-the-door security camera …

Oil surges and global stocks sink on fears Trump’s Iran strike will be ‘deemed a declaration of war’

Markets Insider Oil spiked, global stocks fell, and gold rallied after the US confirmed an air strike that killed a top Iranian military chief. “It’s never likely to be good news for the markets when ‘World War III’ is trending on Twitter,” says one analyst. …

Join us for the TechCrunch 2020 book club, starting next week

It’s a new year, a new decade, and a renewed opportunity to read great non-fiction and fiction that strikes at the heart of the ambition, power, and challenges of technology and its effect on society at large. That’s why TechCrunch is launching an informal “b…

Top Iranian general reportedly killed in Baghdad airstrike, days after US embassy siege

Two military leaders, including Iran’s elite Quds force commander, Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, were killed in an airstrike in Iraq on Thursday afternoon, according to local media reports. It was not immediately clear who conducted the airstrike. US Central Co…