TechCrunch

Ginkgo Bioworks' dev shop for genetic programming is now worth $4 billion
‘The best VC on Instagram' is now VC-backed
Quilt Data launches from stealth with free portal to access petabytes of public data
Impossible Foods will debut in SoCal grocery stores on Friday as first step in phased national rollout
HappyOrNot raises $25M for its customer satisfaction terminals for stores and other locations
Rocket Lab moves closer to opening U.S. launch facility with landing pad completion
Automattic raises $300 million at $3 billion valuation from Salesforce Ventures
Roku unveils a new streaming player lineup, plus Roku OS 9.2 launch
Built Robotics raises $33M for its self-driving construction equipment
New Relic launches platform for developers to build custom apps
Zume will provide food trucks for &pizza
Google completes controversial takeover of DeepMind Health
‘Link's Awakening' remake is a classic well worth revisiting
The man behind Tesla's Powerwall is now pitching an all-in-one power management system for homes
Cannabis logistics startup Wayv launches dynamic distribution platform
Google chases businesses to maintain its payments lead in India
Google is bringing Assistant to people without internet access
Private search engine Qwant's new CEO is Mozilla Europe veteran Tristan Nitot
Shipper, a platform for e-commerce logistics in Indonesia, raises $5 million
As it readies a test for vaping additives, cannabis testing company Cannalysis raises $22.6 million

Wired

The Traces of Human Activity in the Burning Man Void
'Sorry to This Man' Is the Perfect Meme for Right Now
How to Go to the Bathroom in Space
An Exclusive Look Inside Apple's A13 Bionic Chip
Roku Ultra and Express (2019): Price, Specs, Release Date
Trump Threatens California's Role as a Clean-Air Pioneer
Veja's New Running Shoe Subtracts the Plastic
AI Could Reinvent Medicine-Or Become a Patient's Nightmare
Today's Cartoon: The Twitter Secret
Sorry, Streamers: The Race to Snag Old Shows Leads Nowhere
The Viral App That Labels You Isn't Quite What You Think
Jack Conte, Patreon, and the Plight of the Creative Class
An Area 51 Warning, Trump Takes on California, and More News
On Roku and Amazon Fire TV, Channels Are Watching You
The Fight Over California's Emissions Rules Just Got Real
Amazon Cracks Down on Third-Party Apps Over Privacy Violations
The Myth of Technophobia
Clever New DDoS Attack Gets a Lot of Bang for a Hacker's Buck
Sonos Move Review: The King of Wi-Fi Speakers Adds Bluetooth
Does the FDA Even Regulate E-Cigs? Actually Kinda Not
The Facebook Portal Smart Speaker Is Back, Now With More AI
Richard Stallman and the Fall of the Clueless Nerd
Apple Watch Series 5 Review: Always on Time
Don't Storm Area 51, Begs the Webmaster of the UFO Kingdom
A Massive GM Strike, a LastPass Vulnerability, and More News
A Password-Exposing Bug Was Purged From LastPass
Got What It Takes to Compete in Speed Climbing?
One Very Specific Reason Rami Malek Deserved His 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Oscar
Why We Need Brain Scan Data Guidelines
The First Hurricane Relief Drone Was Ready to Fly-Then Dorian Hit

slashdot

Google is Bringing Its AI Assistant Service To People Without Internet Access
'Personal Carbon Sequestration' Device Uses Algae To Remove CO2 From the Air
AT&T Explores Parting Ways With DirecTV
Navy Confirms Existence of UFOs Seen In Leaked Footage
Research Finds Black Carbon Breathed By Mothers Can Cross Into Unborn Children
C-Section Babies Have More Potentially Infectious Gut Bacteria
AI Can't Protect Us From Deepfakes, Argues New Report
Workers Accuse Kickstarter of Union-Busting In Federal Complaint
New Eco-Friendly Game Packaging Could Save Tons of Plastic Each Year
Apple Is Trying To Trademark 'Slofie'
Exposed RDP Servers See 150K Brute-Force Attempts Per Week
Facebook Plans Launch of Its Own 'Supreme Court' For Handling Takedown Appeals
Programmers Complain that Huawei's Ark Compiler is 'Not Even Half-Finished'
India Bans E-cigarettes as Global Vaping Backlash Grows
The FBI Tried To Plant a Backdoor in an Encrypted Phone Network

Engadget

Bugatti revives its toy Baby car with a grown-up carbon fiber version
Pinterest makes it easier for groups to organize and react to their boards
'Call of Duty' crossplay lands on October 25th
Google is testing Incognito Mode for Maps
T-Mobile will give Apple Card owners higher in-store cashback
Roku's latest Ultra player is faster and has better shortcuts
'Assemble with Care' sets the standard for Apple Arcade exclusives
Impossible Burger makes its grocery store debut in Southern California
Huawei's Mate 30 Pro has a 'quad-camera' and a vegan leather option
A 4G flip phone with Google Assistant is coming to the US
Watch Huawei's Mate 30 event right here
'Link's Awakening' on Switch doesn't ruin the formula of an all-time classic
Bob Iger: Disney might have merged with Apple if Steve Jobs were alive
The Morning After: Are dual-screen laptops a gimmick or the next big thing?
The Keurig of cocktails is expanding sales to California
Turns out smartphones aren't making millennials grow horns after all
Google makes Assistant available via a free phone call in India
Arcimoto is finally shipping its three-wheeled EV to customers
Tesla's Model 3 joins Audi's E-Tron in claiming top safety award
Netflix may use performance bonuses to incentivize actors and filmmakers
Volta Football is exactly what 'FIFA 20' needs
Skullcandy's Crusher ANC block noise while you feel the bass
Zero's 2020 electric motorcycles include one that's loaded for adventures
Jonah Hill tackles bullying in new Instagram TV series
FCC creates two 'innovation zones' to test next-gen wireless

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