‘Star Trek: Discovery’ has its Spock

August 14, 2018 Editor 0

CBS just cast one of the most important roles in Star Trek: Discovery’s future. The network has chosen Ethan Peck to play the iconic Spock in its streaming sci-fi series. According to the broadcaster, the In Time actor “effortlessly” reflected Spoc…

Free Speech Pro-Tip: You Can Yell Fire In A Crowded Theatre

August 14, 2018 Editor 0

New gear from Techdirt, now available on Teespring » No discussion about free speech gets very far without someone busting out the idea that “you can’t yell fire in a crowded theatre”. It’s a phrase that’s irritated actual free speech experts for years: it adds nothing to the discussion, and it’s not even true — there are plenty of times when you can (not the least of which being if the theatre is actually on fire!) Moreover, the phrase itself […]

Pandora Premium officially debuts on Google Home & Smart Displays

August 14, 2018 Editor 0

Pandora has been one of the longer-standing streaming options on Google Home, but it’s been limited to just automated radio stations until now. Google has today announced that Pandora Premium, the web radio company’s on-demand streaming service, is now available on Google Home devices. more…

‘Westworld’ season 3: Everything we know so far

August 14, 2018 Editor 0

HBO wrapped up the second season of Westworld with a finale that asked as many questions as it answered, leaving fans eager to know more about season 3. Here’s everything we know so far about the show’s next act. The post ‘Westworld’ season 3: Everything we know so far appeared first on Digital Trends.

Best smartwatches for Android you can buy [August 2018]

August 14, 2018 Editor 0

With new hardware and software options that continue to get better and better, there’s no time like now to buy a smartwatch. While iOS users are pretty limited in what they could buy, Android users have too many choices to count. Not sure where to start looking? Let’s go over some of the best options… more…

Nvidia introduces its eighth-generation ‘Turing’ design, but not in gaming cards

August 14, 2018 Editor 0

Nvidia revealed its new graphics chip design called “Turing” during SIGGRAPH 2018. Rumored to be the foundation of Nvidia’s next family of GeForce cards, the company instead showcased Turing in Quadro RTX-branded cards for pros. The post Nvidia introduces its eighth-generation ‘Turing’ design, but not in gaming cards appeared first on Digital Trends.

Alphabet invests $375 million in Oscar Health

August 14, 2018 Editor 0

Google parent Alphabet has invested $375 million in next-gen health insurance company, Oscar Health. Google has been a longtime supporter of the six-year-old New York company, having previously invested in Oscar through its Capital G investment wing and Verily health and life sciences research wing. “Alphabet has invested in Oscar over many years and has seen the company and its team up close. We’re thrilled to invest further to help Oscar in its next phase of growth.” an Alphabet spokesperson […]

Daily Deal: The Essential Microsoft Excel Bundle

August 14, 2018 Editor 0

The Essential Microsoft Excel Bundle helps you explore the essentials of navigating the Excel interface, saving time with shortcuts, and more, so you can manipulate data, automate tasks, and better manage information. You’ll learn about PivotTable, VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX-MATCH, different charts, and more. It’s on sale for $9.99. Note: The Techdirt Deals Store is powered and curated by StackCommerce. A portion of all sales from Techdirt Deals helps support Techdirt. The products featured do not reflect endorsements by our editorial […]