Month: August 2022

Galaxy Z Fold 4: New Folds, old Faults - Samsung’s idea of the future leading to a dead end road?

Galaxy Z Fold 4: New Folds, old Faults – Samsung’s idea of the future leading to a dead end road?

The Galaxy Z Fold 4… Oh, wait! The Galaxy Fold 4 (reportedly, Samsung might be dropping the Z, although that’s not confirmed, so take your pinch of salt with it), is now hours away from becoming official! Thanks to an extensive new leak and rumors, we already have a pretty good general idea of what the Fold 4 …

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Samsung Galaxy Unpacked August 2022

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked August 2022: How to watch and what to expect

Samsung’s next major Galaxy Unpacked event takes place this week, where the company will unveil its latest products. Samsung executives have teased the upcoming devices without explicitly naming them, but there have been enough rumors and leaks that we can pretty much piece together what is going to come out of the event. That said, …

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Carlyle’s chief executive resigns after breakdown in contract talks

Carlyle’s chief executive resigns after breakdown in contract talks

Private equity giant Carlyle Group is replacing its chief executive Kewsong Lee, who will leave the New York and Washington-based group just two years after he was appointed in July 2020. Lee’s exit, announced on Sunday evening, came after Carlyle’s board met and decided to end contract negotiations with Lee, according to a source with …

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SoftBank Reports $23 Billion Loss as Tech Investments Plummet

SoftBank Reports $23 Billion Loss as Tech Investments Plummet

The Japanese conglomerate SoftBank reported on Monday its largest-ever quarterly loss, $23.4 billion, driven by poor performance of its flagship tech investments and a weak yen. It was the second straight quarter of enormous losses for the company, which has been staggered by broad weakness in global stocks, causing paper losses in the company’s portfolio …

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Diablo 4 Leaks Highlight Difficulty Options, In-Depth Character Creator

Diablo 4 Leaks Highlight Difficulty Options, In-Depth Character Creator

Leaked Diablo IV screenshots and footage from a private build of the game have given fans their first look at how the next entry in Blizzard’s iconic ARPG franchise will handle difficulty settings and character creation. Screenshots show players will be able to choose from a number of different body types, faces, hairstyles, accessories, tattoos, …

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Emojis have sparked debate in the office since the pandemic brought on a new wave of communicating online through Zoom and Slack

Watch what you emoji! How corporate usage of emojis could land you in hot water at work

Emojis have become a key part of corporate communications thanks to the pandemic – which saw a huge surge in the number of people forced to chat with their colleagues over online applications like Slack and Zoom.  However, while emojis are seen by some as an ideal way to quickly and effectively express their thoughts …

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A Phone Carrier That Doesn’t Track Your Browsing or Location

A Phone Carrier That Doesn’t Track Your Browsing or Location

As marketers, data brokers, and tech giants endlessly expand their access to individuals’ data and movements across the web, tools like VPNs or cookie blockers can feel increasingly feeble and futile. Short of going totally off the grid forever, there are few options for the average person to meaningfully resist tracking online. Even after coming …

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The iPhone’s Focus mode (almost) kept me off my phone on vacation

The iPhone’s Focus mode (almost) kept me off my phone on vacation

Two Fridays ago, just before I left for a week-long vacation to Florida, I went through my pretrip digital routine. I set my Slack status to “Vacationing” with a palm tree emoji and paused notifications until further notice. I turned on Gmail’s auto-responder. I deleted a bunch of apps from my phone that would only …

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Billionaires are funding a massive treasure hunt in Greenland as ice vanishes

Billionaires are funding a massive treasure hunt in Greenland as ice vanishes

A band of billionaires, including Jeff Bezos, Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates, among others, is betting that below the surface of the hills and valleys on Greenland’s Disko Island and Nuussuaq Peninsula there are enough critical minerals to power hundreds of millions of electric vehicles. “We are looking for a deposit that will be the …

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