Clubhouse, a Social Network Without Much Influence, Gets an Influencer Program

But due to the closed beta nature of the audio-focused social network, most people will have to make do with reading trend pieces about how much “buzz” the app is creating. Now, long before the app has gained any popular influence, it’s reportedly launching an influencer program.

7 months, 1 week ago by SAEID US
News


Patients Are Paying More Out of Pocket for MRIs and Other Brain Health Exams

Health care costs in the U.S. are rising most everywhere, and a new study out Wednesday suggests that people seeking care for neurological problems are no exception.

7 months, 1 week ago by SAEID US
Health


Charlie Sheen, Dolph Lundgren, and Danny Trejo All Spread Russian Propaganda on Cameo: Report

The Libyan government released a suspected Russian intelligence agent, Maxim Shugaley from prison, in part because someone paid actors Dolph Lundgren, Charlie Sheen, and Danny Trejo to endorse his release on video app Cameo.

7 months, 1 week ago by SAEID US
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Stop Using Calorie-Counting Apps

I know January, a prime time for weight loss resolutions, is right around the corner, and that some of you might be feeling not-so-great about extra pounds gained during the quarantine.

7 months, 1 week ago by SAEID US
Health


Taste Brings a Cards Against Humanity-Style Edge to Dating Apps

The app experience is simple: You create an account, answer a few risqué questions, and swipe past some folks who share similar beliefs. This means there aren’t enough users on the platform to create mass adoption that results in slide-in users.

7 months, 1 week ago by SAEID US
Apps


Nearly half a billion users played Among Us in November

Among Us has the most monthly active users for a mobile game ever, according to Nielsen. The game had 500 million monthly players in November.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Tech


Save 30% on Adobe Photoshop Elements 2021

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2021 is on sale for just $70. That's $30 off the usual price and a very good price for user-friendly editing software. This year's edition adds new features meant for sharing photos on social media.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Pc


Roast your own Spotify listens with this snarky AI

The yearly Spotify Wrapped is a rather upbeat affair, which doesn’t doesn’t quite match everyone’s mood this year.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Tech


Congress to Employers: You Can Go Back to Not Giving Paid Leave to Covid-Positive Staff

Here’s a big fuck you from Congress to everyone else: The coronavirus relief bill passed this week removes a requirement that employers provide at least two weeks of paid sick leave at full salary if their employees contract the coronavirus.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Health


Sony says it’s already seeing some benefits from WarnerMedia’s big HBO Max bet

Sony Pictures saw a “bit of a boom” in interest from Hollywood creatives who want to work with a studio committed to theatrical releases, according to the company’s CEO.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Antarctica Got the 'Rona

The virus responsible for covid-19, SARS-CoV-2, has now reached all seven continents on Earth, with Antarctica reporting its first batch of cases.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Health


2020 Has So Broken Me That This KFC-Branded Console Is Giving Me Joy

Bless Colonel Sanders—the KFConsole is going to be an actual thing. KFC teamed up with Intel, CoolerMaster, Asus, and Seagate to create a mini PC that can keep fried chicken warm at the same time.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
News


Software worth paying for: 10 programs you won't regret buying

Paying up for premium software often gets you perks you won't find with free software. Premium programs often come with more features and customer support. Freebies tend to get the headlines, but premium programs can be worth the price.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Pc


DOJ Accuses Walmart of Perpetuating the Opioid Crisis by Looking the Other Way

The Department of Justice accused Walmart of being a reckless drug peddler who put profits over the nation's health. The retail giant was a key player in the opioid crisis that resulted in 50,000 overdoses in 2019 alone.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
News


Now You Too Can Look Like a Fool While Trying to Solve the AR New York Times Crossword Puzzle

For 25 years, I’ve held a long, deep-seated grudge against the New York Times Crossword puzzle.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Amazon Lets Shoppers Donate to Anti-Abortion and Conversion Therapy Groups

They list the Indiana chapter of the Southern Poverty Law Center-designated hate group the American Family Association, whose radio host and figurehead Bryan Fischer has said that the “Nazi party...was rooted in the homosexual movement.” There’s also Focus on the Family, which spawned the SPLC-designated hate group the Family Research Council.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Amazon


Global Law Enforcement Seizes VPN Network Favored By Cybercriminals

The FBI joined with other law enforcement agencies from around the world on Tuesday to take down the web domains and server infrastructure of three VPN services, stymying efforts by cybercriminals who had long favored them for their “bulletproof hosting” services.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
News


New Marvel Sets Coming to Unmatched and Gen Con Makes 2021 Plans in the Latest Gaming News

With it comes a new set of Unmatched Marvel games, a brand-new Root expansion, and possibly good news about Gen Con 2021. I plan on diving back into Root (I got inspired by the expansion news), and may finally give Arkham Horror: The Card Game another go.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Games


The ACLU Is Suing For Info On The FBI's Encryption Breaking Capabilities

The lawsuit will reportedly seek to target information related to the FBI’s Electronic Device Analysis Unit and its apparent acquisition of software that would allow the government to unlock and decrypt information that is otherwise securely stored on cell phones.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Elon Musk says Apple refused a meeting to acquire Tesla

Elon Musk said Tuesday that he wanted to sell Tesla to Apple during the “darkest days” of the Model 3 rollout but that CEO Tim Cook “refused” to take the meeting. Musk dished about the proffer in response to a tweet about how Apple has reportedly reignited its desire to make and sell an electric, autonomous vehicle.

7 months, 1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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