Friday, May 14, 2021

News Stand

The latest news around the world, focused on businesses, products, services and apps.

Virtual Comic Con

Comic-Con to Remain Virtual in 2021

By: Nick Gambino Comic-Con has been the go-to for Hollywood geekdom and other properties that appeal to the nerds of the world, from Marvel to DC and Stars Wars to Walking...
Mars Rover

NASA Receives First Video and Audio from Mars

By: Nick Gambino When the NASA rover Perseverance touched down on Mars last week, we were promised video and audio would arrive back on Earth in short order. And now it’s...

Sony Announces Next-Gen PlayStation VR

By: Nick Gambino With the release of the PlayStation 5, the next-gen PlayStation VR was sure to be hot on the heels of the popular new Sony console. The company has...
Mars Perseverance Rover

Mars Rover ‘Perseverance’ Successfully Lands on the Red Planet

By: Nick Gambino On Thursday, the NASA rover Perseverance touched down on Mars, bringing the count of NASA rovers on the Red Planet to two. The successful 203-day journey, where the high-tech...
ios 14.2 emojis

iPhone Gets Over 200 New Emojis

By: Nick Gambino Get ready, 217 new emojis will hit your iPhone this year. Those little pictograms have practically replaced words or, at the very least, helped accentuate the meaning of...
Tesla buys Bitcoin

Tesla Bets Big on Bitcoin

By: Nick Gambino Elon Musk has been touting the dogecoin as of late, but that didn’t stop his company, Tesla, from betting big on the dominant crypto in the market, bitcoin. The...
Super Bowl LV

How to Watch the Super Bowl if You Don’t Have Cable

By: Nick Gambino Super Bowl LV (that’s 55 for those unfamiliar with Roman numerals) is a go for this Sunday, 7 February. I know, it’s not only Super Bowl time, but...

Uber to Buy Alcohol Delivery Service Drizly

By: Nick Gambino In the beginning, Uber was little more than an on-demand taxi service, but in recent years they’ve stretched their wings to cover other on-demand features, including a popular food...
gamestop stocks

GameStop Resumes Trading on Robinhood

By: Nick Gambino As we fumbled into 2021, if you had told me by the end of January GameStop stock would be trading at unprecedented numbers, I’d have…well, I’d have believed...
Google Maps

Google Maps to Add Vaccination Sites

By: Nick Gambino While we watched from afar as COVID-19 slowly crept toward our shores (or quickly if you consider the fact it arrived nestled inside a passenger on a plane),...

What's Hot

Alexa Comes to Ford

By: Nick Gambino Alexa will soon be available in all-new Ford vehicles, the automaker announced on Thursday. A simple voice command will allow drivers to...

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