TechCrunch

Apple acquires talking Barbie voicetech startup PullString
Marriott now lets you check if you're a victim of the Starwood hack
Deploy the space harpoon
GoTrendier raises $3.5 million to take on Spanish-language fashion marketplaces
Even years later, Twitter doesn't delete your direct messages
Opendoor files to raise another $200M at a $3.7B valuation, documents show
Daily Crunch: Amazon scraps HQ2 plans in NYC
As GE and Amazon move on, Google expands presence in Boston and NYC
Uber reports $3B in Q4 revenue, rising operating losses
Twitter considering a tweet ‘clarifying' function
Amazon leads $700M round in electric automaker Rivian
Palmetto gets $20 million credit line for its solar and energy efficiency installation marketplace
Dubai airport briefly halts flights after drone spotted
Urban unicorn renewal
Coinbase users can now withdraw Bitcoin SV following BCH fork
How to decarbonize America - and the world
3DEN raises $2M to create pay-as-you-go urban spaces
Peloton pedals toward an IPO, self-driving is big business and SaaS's new highs
BRCK acquires ISPs EveryLayer and Surf to boost Africa's public Wi-Fi
Samsung's new tablet sports Bixby 2.0

Wired

Hacks, Nudes, and Breaches: It's Been a Rough Month for Dating Apps
Trump Declared an Emergency Based on Data That Doesn't Exist
Gadget Lab Podcast: The Allure of OG Usernames
With HQ2, New York and Amazon Played a Zero Sum Game-And Everyone Lost
California's Rain Was a 'Cat 4' Atmospheric River. Wait, What?
A 7-Year Journey Across the US, One Highway at a Time
'Metro Exodus' Brings the Series' Grim Atmosphere Aboveground
The Fallout of the Activision Layoffs Will Last a While
The Eye-Popping Alita: Battle Angel Never Ends-Literally
See All the Tools and Tricks That Make Nascar Go
7 Best Cold-Brew Coffee Makers (2019)
Netflix's 'Umbrella Academy' Is Your New X-Men-Ugh
Darpa Wants to Solve Science's Reproducibility Crisis With AI
Personal Data Collection: The Complete Wired Guide
Au Revoir, Airbus A380
How Do I (Safely) Use Dating Apps?
Before There Was Internet Paranoia, There Was Lyndon LaRouche
Trump's Wall Won't Solve a National Emergency. It Is One
Amazon Won't Build Its HQ2 in New York City
India Is Cracking Down on Ecommerce and Free Speech
Women Will Dominate-and Dismantle-the Music Industry in 2019
The AI Text Generator That's Too Dangerous to Make Public
A 'Breaking Bad' Movie Is Coming to Netflix
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless Review: Not Your Best Buds
Don't Get Your Valentine an Internet-Connected Sex Toy
Launch an 80,000-Pound Sled off an Aircraft Carrier? Sure!
Two Satellites Almost Crashed. Here's How They Dodged It
10 Ways to Stay Active Indoors (and Sane) in Winter
How Measles Hacks the Body-and Harms Its Victims for Years
What Happens When Techno-Utopians Actually Run a Country

slashdot

US Labor Organization AFL-CIO Urges Game Developers To Unionize In Open Letter
GAO Gives Congress Go-ahead For a GDPR-like Privacy Legislation
US Investigators Probing Years of WikiLeaks Activities, Report Says
Robot Squeezes Suspected Nuclear Fuel Debris in Fukushima Reactor
Copyright Office Refuses Registration for 'Fresh Prince' Star Alfonso Ribeiro's "Carlton Dance"
An Insect-bot Mimics Desert Ants by Looking at the Sky To Navigate
Amazon Will Pay $0 in Federal Taxes on $11.2 Billion Profits
NASA's SPHEREx Mission Will Investigate the Origins of the Universe
Venezuela's Government Appears To be Trying To Hack Activists With Phishing Pages
Interviews: Ask Social Network Minds.com CEO and Founder Bill Ottman a Question
Visa, Mastercard Mull Increasing Fees For Processing Transactions: Report
After Calls For an Edit Button, Twitter Says it is Considering a 'Clarification' Feature
Nvidia CEO Foresees a Great Year for PC Gaming Laptops
Facebook Settlement With FTC Could Run Into the Billions
8-Character Windows NTLM Passwords Can Be Cracked In Under 2.5 Hours

Engadget

Inside Nike's DIY studio for Snapchat selfie filters
PowerUp Toys is motorizing more paper vehicles
Updated Mormon rules let missionaries call or text their families weekly
High-tech Pictionary is more challenging than using a pen
NBA game recaps are coming to Facebook Watch
Hasbro's Bluetooth lightsaber lets kids train to become a Jedi
Amazon's first 'Lord of the Rings' teaser is a minimal Middle-earth map
Dubai Airport drone scare temporarily disrupts flights
Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs outlines how it'll make money from Toronto
How AI made Facebook's Portal your ‘personal cameraman'
Amazon invests in electric truck-maker Rivian
The best portable laptop charger
Overwatch League's premium pass wasn't ready for its debut
Unboxing Nike's self-lacing Adapt BB sneakers is like opening a smartphone
Netflix will explore Transformers' origins in upcoming animated series
Twitter may let us 'clarify' (but not edit) our old tweets
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless review
What to expect from Samsung's Galaxy S10 event
Ubisoft: Ditching Steam for Epic caused a surge in 'Division 2' sales
The new Pictionary has you drawing in thin air
The 'Fortnite' dance lawsuits are close to falling apart
Samsung's thinnest ever tablet is the first with Bixby built in
A pristine 'Super Mario Bros.' cartridge sold for over $100,000
Facebook may take extra steps to remove anti-vaccine misinformation
The Morning After: Amazon walks away from HQ2

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