Apple awards another $250 million to precision glass maker Corning

As part of Apple’s Advanced Manufacturing Fund, Apple is investing $250 million in Corning, a supplier that has been working on glass for the iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad. Apple had previously invested $200 million in May 2017. The company says that the new investment will support research and development for precision glass processes. While … Continue reading Apple awards another $250 million to precision glass maker Corning

How to Take Advantage of Shoulder Season

Shoulder season — the months just before and after peak summer travel … dropping around 50 percent in destinations ranging from Santorini, Greece, … (33 percent decrease), Nice, France, (24 percent) and Barcelona (21 percent). social experiment by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit #travel #tours

The Air Force Will Let Hackers Try to Hijack an Orbiting Satellite

When the Air Force showed up at the Defcon hacker conference in Las Vegas last month, it didn’t come empty-handed. It brought along an F-15 fighter jet data system—one that security researchers thoroughly dismantled, finding serious vulnerabilities along the way. The USAF was so pleased with the result that it has decided to up the … Continue reading The Air Force Will Let Hackers Try to Hijack an Orbiting Satellite

E3 2020 could be massively different from previous game shows

It looks like E3 2020 is going to take a very different form to previous trade shows.  According to a pitch deck proposal from the Entertainment Software Association for next year’s event (obtained by GamesIndustry.biz), E3 2020 will focus on being a “fan, media, and influencer festival” rather than a trade show. In other words, … Continue reading E3 2020 could be massively different from previous game shows

Huawei Mate 30 will have a Porsche edition, if you value style over sense

The upcoming Huawei Mate 30 series, set to launch on September 19, is set to be a make-or-break moment for Huawei – since the wide Huawei ban, and then a very specific ban on the Mate 30 having any Google apps whatsover, Huawei is going to have to impress everyone with its new non-Android software … Continue reading Huawei Mate 30 will have a Porsche edition, if you value style over sense

Fieldwire just raised $33.5 million more to give PlanGrid and its new owner Autodesk a run for their money

Fieldwire, which makes task management software for construction teams on commercial projects that helps organize everyone involved so things don’t fall through the figurative (or literal) cracks, has raised $33.5 million in Series C funding. Menlo Ventures led the round, joined by Brick & Mortar Ventures, Hilti Group, and Formation 8. It isn’t a huge … Continue reading Fieldwire just raised $33.5 million more to give PlanGrid and its new owner Autodesk a run for their money

Gears 5 breaks records as biggest launch for any Xbox Game Studios game this generationGoogle Miscellanea

Thanks to the incredible support from our fans, Gears 5 kicked off the Holiday season strong – attracting over three million players in its opening weekend and setting new records for Xbox Game Pass with the biggest launch week of any Xbox Game Studios title this generation. The performance easily doubled the first week’s debut … Continue reading Gears 5 breaks records as biggest launch for any Xbox Game Studios game this generationGoogle Miscellanea