Apple Issues $1 Billion Green Bond Sale to Fund Renewable Energy

Apple Issues Billion Green Bond Sale to Fund Renewable Energy Apple today issued a $1 billion green bond to fund renewable energy generation, according to Bloomberg. Apple reportedly said it plans to use the proceeds to finance projects involving renewable energy resources and energy efficiency, including advancing its goal of achieving a closed-loop supply chain, […]

Lyft teams up with Jaguar to test autonomous cars

Lyft teams up with Jaguar to test autonomous cars There's a lot of reasons for the folks at Lyft to be happy, and not all of them involve schadenfreude about what's going down across the street. The ride-sharing company recently scored a further $600 million in investment, $25 million of which came… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Apple's Stock Down 8% Since Reaching All-Time High Last Month

Apple's Stock Down 8% Since Reaching All-Time High Last Month Apple shares are currently trading for around $143 after Monday’s opening bell, around 3.5 percent lower than Friday’s closing price of $148.98. Apple CEO Tim Cook at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference last week Apple’s stock has dropped around 8 percent since reaching an all-time […]

Watch Microsoft's Xbox One X reveal in 14 minutes

Watch Microsoft's Xbox One X reveal in 14 minutes After months of teasing it's fancy new console, Microsoft officially revealed Project Scorpio… er, the Xbox One X here at E3 2017. The company packed a nearly two-hour event with specs, availability info and a ton of games. If you missed any the bi… Source: Engadget […]

New Safari Web Browser Features Coming in macOS High Sierra

New Safari Web Browser Features Coming in macOS High Sierra During last week’s keynote at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced a number of additional features coming to Safari web browser as part of its new macOS High Sierra operating system, due to release in the fall. Apple claims that in its current form Safari […]

Minecraft on iOS Gaining Cross-Platform Play With Android, Xbox One, Switch, and PC

Minecraft on iOS Gaining Cross-Platform Play With Android, Xbox One, Switch, and PC This summer, Minecraft: Pocket Edition on iOS [Direct Link] will gain a free update that plans to introduce cross-platform play between most devices that the popular survival crafting game is available on, including iOS and Android smartphones, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Windows […]

Essential phone is exclusive to America’s 4th biggest carrier

Essential phone is exclusive to America’s 4th biggest carrier Essential's PH-1, the premium handset from Andy Rubin, will only be available on America's fourth biggest mobile network. USA Today broke the news after an interview with Essential's Niccolo de Masi, who said that the device would be a carrier exclus… Source: Engadget Link: Essential phone […]

Sharp says its US TVs are 'shoddily manufactured'

Sharp says its US TVs are 'shoddily manufactured' Sharp has been selling TVs in the US since 1970s, so it was pretty shocking when it sold its US name rights to Chinese manufacturer Hisense for a mere $27.8 million. That seemed like an especially pitiful sum after Foxconn purchased Sharp for $3.5 bi… Source: Engadget […]

Chinese bike rental giants eye the UK as next battleground

Chinese bike rental giants eye the UK as next battleground London's for-hire 'Boris bikes' have been cruising the capital's streets for nearly seven years now, while similar projects operate in other parts of the country. Two Chinese companies believe there's still room for more innovative bike rental scheme… Source: Engadget Link: Chinese bike rental giants […]

Trappist-1 planets may have formed from chunks of melting ice

Trappist-1 planets may have formed from chunks of melting ice After its discovery, Trappist-1 instantly became one of the most interesting stars in the Milky Way, with seven Earth-sized planets including three in the life-supporting "habitable zone." But, why did the planets form in such uniform Earth-like size… Source: Engadget Link: Trappist-1 planets may have […]

iPad Pro 10.5 review: Where execution and ambition meet

iPad Pro 10.5 review: Where execution and ambition meet Never mind that Apple keeps updating its notebooks and desktops — Tim Cook once said the iPad represented the future of personal computing. That was one year ago, when the company revealed the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and he seemed to mean it. Of course,… Source: Engadget […]

The Morning After: Monday, June 12th 2017

The Morning After: Monday, June 12th 2017 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Monday, and the beginning of a very busy week in gaming news. While you can expect the usual mix of Gear, Entertainment and Tomorrow reports, E3 2017 has kicked off, and that means all of gaming's big… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Report Reveals In-App Purchase Scams in the App Store

Report Reveals In-App Purchase Scams in the App Store An investigation into App Store developer pay-outs has uncovered a scamming trend in which apps advertising fake services are making thousands of dollars a month from in-app purchases. In a Medium article titled How to Make $80,000 Per Month on the Apple App Store, Johnny Lin […]

Secret's saga ends as its creators head to Postmates

Secret's saga ends as its creators head to Postmates The years-long drama surrounding Secret is coming to an end. Postmates has hired Secret founder David Byttow and his teammate, Ben South Lee, shutting down their publishing platform Bold (and plans for a Secret revival) in the process. Byttow will… Source: Engadget Link: Secret's saga ends […]

Comcast might have to pay TiVo after losing a patent dispute

Comcast might have to pay TiVo after losing a patent dispute Comcast may be feeling a twinge of regret for hyping its X1 set-top boxes to the Moon and back. TiVo has won an International Trade Commission dispute accusing Comcast and its hardware partners (Arris and Technicolor) of violating patents through the… Source: Engadget Link: […]

EA and FIFA plan their most ambitious eSports competition yet

EA and FIFA plan their most ambitious eSports competition yet FIFA's Interactive World Cup has been been growing in stature over the years, and its next eSports competition promises to be the most ambitious yet: the organization and EA have unveiled plans for the "largest ever" FIFA competition (using FIFA 18,… Source: Engadget Link: EA […]