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Wearable sensor detects what your sweat is saying
A cheap way to print sweat sensors onto rolls of plastic is another step toward replacing blood draws with wearables.
Aug 20, 2019 23:59 UTC Gadgets Read More

Forget Samsung's Galaxy S10 And Note 10, This Is The Smartphone To Buy
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus have arrived and, despite their flaws, they look absolutely stunning. Meanwhile, the price of the Galaxy S10…
Aug 20, 2019 23:50 UTC Technology Read More

Study Shows Burning Fossil Fuels Is Killing Us — Are You OK With That?
August 20th, 2019 by Steve Hanley. Doing science is hard. You don't just put on a lab coat, grab a clipboard, and start publishing reports. It takes years and…
Aug 20, 2019 23:48 UTC Health Read More

Here are the 82 startups from day 2 of Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Days
Team TechCrunch was back for Day 2 of Y Combinator's Summer 2019 Demo Days, where we heard from another massive chunk of startups that are taking…
Aug 20, 2019 23:39 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Employment claims in Nevada drop 6.5% compared to last July
Last month's initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) benefits totaled nearly 9870, up just over 400 claims, or 4. 4 percent compared to June, according to…
Aug 20, 2019 23:33 UTC Jobs Read More

'You prepare for war': how one U.S. firm tried escaping Trump's...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - When Larry Sloven heard last year that U.S. tariffs threatened his China electronics business, he knew that setting up shop elsewhere…
Aug 20, 2019 23:32 UTC Business Read More

Oculus Head of Mobile VR Product Max Cohen Leaves Facebook
Early Oculus staffer Max Cohen, who led mobile product for the VR unit, has left Facebook this week, Variety has learned. Cohen's departure is just the latest…
Aug 20, 2019 23:23 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

The OnePlus TV is coming in September, but maybe not to you
The OnePlus TV is coming next month, founder Pete Lau revealed today — just one year after the phonemaker first announced it would build a TV set.
Aug 20, 2019 23:23 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

The OnePlus TV is coming in September, but maybe not to you
The OnePlus TV is coming next month, founder Pete Lau revealed today — just one year after the phonemaker first announced it would build a TV set.
Aug 20, 2019 23:23 UTC Technology Read More

Experts offer tips for if your computer is hit with ransomware
Hackers have taken over computer files at a local hospital and a steel plant in the past three weeks, creating serious issues for those businesses and their clients…
Aug 20, 2019 23:21 UTC Computing Read More

Qualcomm Hammers Out Patent Deal with LG Electronics
Qualcomm, the world's largest seller of smartphone chips, said it had entered into a licensing deal with LG Electronics, resolving another key patent agreement…
Aug 20, 2019 23:18 UTC Gadgets Read More

Long Delayed PSVR Exclusive ‘Golem’ Finally Set to Launch This Fall
It's been a long, long road for Golem, the upcoming PSVR exclusive title that's been in development since even before Sony's VR headset launched in 2016.
Aug 20, 2019 23:16 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Cannabis Industry: FBI Investigation Poses Challenges
The cannabis industry has been in the spotlight this year, and now the FBI is investigating allegations of corruption in this nascent industry.
Aug 20, 2019 23:03 UTC Business Read More

Nuclear Propulsion Could Be 'Game-Changer' for Space Exploration, NASA Chief Says
Humanity's next giant leap could be enabled by nuclear thermal propulsion, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said.
Aug 20, 2019 23:00 UTC Science Read More

DoorDash acquires autonomous driving startup Scotty Labs
DoorDash has been on an acquisition tear of late, with Scotty Labs as its latest target. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but this comes after DoorDash…
Aug 20, 2019 22:57 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Cramer calls Estee Lauder the 'stock market equivalent of the Patriots'
Estee Lauder CEO Fabrizio Freda is "the Bill Belichick of cosmetics. He gets the job done. He does his assignment," Jim Cramer says.
Aug 20, 2019 22:56 UTC Markets Read More

How virtual reality is helping stroke survivors
It's digital medicine that's helping stroke survivors make real progress. A California company is making games that turn grueling physical therapy into something…
Aug 20, 2019 22:50 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Make sure you don't buy the wrong Switch
Nintendo's new gaming console is a lot like its old gaming console. How to tell you're getting the right one.
Aug 20, 2019 22:43 UTC Technology Read More

Apex Legends developer apologizes for insulting players
There's some bad blood between Respawn Entertainment and its player base. Respawn Entertainment. Respawn Entertainment's CEO apologized on Monday…
Aug 20, 2019 22:39 UTC Technology Read More

Timbuk2’s Parker is a commuter backpack made for the long haul
It's finally Bag Week again! The most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we're bringing you reviews of bags of all…
Aug 20, 2019 22:39 UTC Technology Read More

DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach says Federal Reserve has lost control
The Federal Reserve has lost control of interest rates as evidenced by the federal funds rate trading higher than any part of the U.S. Treasury yield curve, Jeffrey…
Aug 20, 2019 22:34 UTC Business Read More

Air Pollution From Cars Linked to Degenerative Eye Disease
The effects of pollution on human health are often subtle yet wide-reaching. Case in point, a new study out Tuesday seems to show that heavy exposure to…
Aug 20, 2019 22:29 UTC Health Read More

OnePlus TV arrives in India next month
Following last week's name reveal, OnePlus says it will launch the OnePlus TV in September. The company's CEO, Pete Lau, revealed the launch date in a post…
Aug 20, 2019 22:25 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More



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