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- Lordstown Motors reverses claims about “binding orders” for electric pickup truckby Kirsten Korosec on June 17, 2021 at 4:25 pm
Lordstown Motors does not have binding orders from customers for its electric Endurance pickup truck — a reversal from claims made earlier this week by company executives in an effort to restore confidence in the troubled company, according to a regulatory filing released Thursday. Lordstown Motors interim CEO Angela Strand and President Rich Schmidt made
- China launches 3 astronauts to its new space station core moduleby Aria Alamalhodaei on June 17, 2021 at 4:08 pm
Three Chinese astronauts have docked at China’s space station core module, named Tianhe, for the first time. The three astronauts flew to space as part of the Shenzhou 12 mission, China’s first crewed mission since 2012. They will call the core module of the Tiangong space station home until September, making it the longest crewed
- Amazon’s Appstore lowers its cut of developer revenue for small businesses, adds AWS creditsby Sarah Perez on June 17, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Amazon is following in the footsteps of app store giants, Apple and Google, with this week’s introduction of its Amazon Appstore Small Business Accelerator Program. The new program will reduce the commissions Amazon takes on app developer revenues for qualifying smaller businesses. Previously, Amazon’s Appstore took a 30% cut of revenue, including that from in-app
- Neo4j raises Neo$325m as graph-based data analysis takes hold in enterpriseby Danny Crichton on June 17, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Databases run the world, but database products are often some of the most mature and venerable software in the modern tech stack. Designers will pixel push, frontend engineers will add clicks to make it more difficult to drop out of a soporific Zoom call, but few companies are ever willing to rip out their database
- Google announces EPYC-based Tau virtual machines for Cloudby Brian Heater on June 17, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Google this morning announced the launch of Tau, a new family of virtual machines built on AMD’s third-gen EPYC processor. According to the company, the new x86-compatible system offers a 42% price-performance boost over standard VMs. Google notably first started utilizing AMD EPYC processors for Cloud back in 2017, while Amazon Cloud’s offerings date back
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- Best early Prime Day 2021 deals: Echo Buds $80, Kasa Smart Plug $7.50 and more - CNETby Rick Broida on June 17, 2021 at 2:05 pm
Amazon has already slashed prices on lots of products. Find out which ones are worth grabbing now.
- Prime Day 2021: 12 big deals available now, plus new Echo and Fire TV price cuts just announced - CNETby Russell Holly on June 17, 2021 at 1:16 pm
Prime Day deals are coming in hot, and Amazon just confirmed more price drops that will start by Monday.
- Amazon Echo Show 5 (2nd gen) review: Still better than an Echo Dot - CNETby Dale Smith on June 16, 2021 at 8:13 pm
If you need a full-featured Alexa smart screen, get a bigger Echo Show 8. But if all you want is an inexpensive Alexa speaker, spring for an Echo Show 5.
- Best Buy Bigger Deal sale: Google Stadia, Jedi: Fallen Order, smart trash can and more - CNETby Tuong Nguyen on June 16, 2021 at 12:06 am
Best Buy's answer to Prime Day continues, with a $50 Google Stadia Premiere Edition bundle, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order for $20 and half off automatic trash cans.
- Best Alexa devices for 2021: Ring, Wyze, August and more - CNETby David Priest on June 15, 2021 at 11:00 pm
The voice assistant on your Amazon Echo devices can do more than tell jokes. It can control your whole house.