WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo escalated his clash with a respected NPR journalist on Saturday, lashing out at her and what he called the “unhinged” news media in an extraordinary statement. A day earlier, he abruptly ended an interview with her and delivered what the news outlet described as a profanity-laced rant. The… Read More Pompeo Denounces News Media, Undermining U.S. Message on Press Freedom
Samsung’s first truly flexible device converts from a phone to a tablet and will be available April 26. The foldable future is finally here, and it’s called the Galaxy Fold. Samsung on Wednesday showed off the new foldable phone during its Unpacked event in San Francisco. The device has a 4.6-inch display when folded, and a 7.3-inch… Read More Galaxy Fold is here — with six cameras and two batteries for $1,980
Might as well hand Apple a shovel, because with 2018’s iPhone XS, XR and XS Max, the trillion-dollar iPhone-maker has dug itself into a hole. Puzzle through this with me: what comes after iPhone XS and XR? It might be tempting to discount phone names as trivial, but they’re actually important tools for brands to entice buyers and convey certain values… Read More iPhone ‘X’ names have nowhere to go in 2019
Netflix has blocked an episode of its show “Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj” from streaming in Saudi Arabia after the Saudi government complained that the episode — which is critical of the crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman — violated its cybercrime laws. In the episode, first shown in October, Mr. Minhaj critiques the United States’… Read More Netflix Blocks Show in Saudi Arabia Critical of Saudi Prince
The transition to new fifth-generation cellular networks, known as 5G, will affect how you use smartphones and many other devices. Let’s talk about the essentials. In 2019, a big technology shift will finally begin. It’s a once-in-a-decade upgrade to our wireless systems that will start reaching mobile phone users in a matter of months. But… Read More 5G Is Coming This Year. Here’s What You Need to Know.
Get ready for the next generation of wifi technology: Wi-fi 6 (for so it is named) is going to be appearing on devices from next year. But will you have to throw out your old router and get a new one? And is this going to make your Netflix run faster? Here’s everything you… Read More Wi-Fi 6 Is Coming: Here’s Why You Should Care
Beyoncé. Rihanna. Yara Shahidi. Tiffany Haddish. Tracee Ellis Ross. Lupita Nyong’o. Zendaya. Slick Woods. Issa Rae. Aja Naomi King. Laverne Cox. Naomi Campell. In an unprecedented move, almost all of the cover stars on the coveted September issues of mainstream fashion magazines – including Vogue, Glamour and Elle – are black. September 2018 is clearly the month… Read More A proud moment: Black women command the covers of 2018 September issues
The growing concern over online data and user privacy has been focused on tech giants like Facebook and devices like smartphones. But people’s data is also increasingly being vacuumed right out of their living rooms via their televisions, sometimes without their knowledge. In recent years, data companies have harnessed new technology to immediately identify what… Read More How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What’s On Tonight