Day: November 24, 2018

Cyber Monday 2018: Black Friday Xbox One S, Xbox One X deals continue starting at $199 – CNET

The best deals on Xbox One S and Xbox One X are here while Black Friday sales last. …read more Source:: CNet

Seaweed Could Make Cows Burp Less Methane and Cut Their Carbon Hoofprint

A diet supplemented with red algae could lessen the huge amounts of greenhouse gases emitted by cows and sheep, if we can just figure out how to grow enough. From a report: In a wooden barn on the edge of campus at the University of California, Davis, cattle line up at their assigned feed slots…

Cyber Monday 2018 Best Buy deals: Black Friday sales continue for Apple HomePod, $25 Google Home Mini, iPhone XS and more – CNET

Black Friday sales aren’t over at Best Buy. …read more Source:: CNet

Cyber Monday 2018 at Newegg starts Sunday: $750 Lenovo Flex 5, $400 Samsung 55-inch TV and more – CNET

From Black Friday to Cyber Monday, Newegg has even more deals coming Sunday. …read more Source:: CNet

Agilent LCR Meter Teardown

Since 1999, one of the more popular manufacturers of test equipment has been Agilent, the spun-off former instrument division of Hewlett-Packard. From simple multimeters to fully-equipped oscilloscopes, they have been covering every corner of this particular market. And, with the help of [Kerry Wong] and his teardown of an Agilent LCR meter, we can also…

Science Journals Are Laughing All the Way To the Bank, Locking the Results of Publicly Funded Research Behind Exorbitant Paywalls. This Must Be Stopped.

Here is a trivia question for you: what is the most profitable business in the world? You might think oil, or maybe banking. You would be wrong. The answer is academic publishing. Its profit margins are vast, reportedly in the region of 40 per cent. New Scientist: The reason it is so lucrative is because…

Black Friday rings up record $6.2 billion in online sales – CNET

Online spending in the US hit new highs on Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day. Cyber Monday is still to come. …read more Source:: CNet

What’s the Next Big Thing in Tech? It’s Up To Us

If it feels like new technologies go from flights of fancy to billion-dollar businesses faster than ever, that’s because they do. From a column (which may be paywalled): Consider that Uber, founded in 2009, started allowing drivers to sign up with their own cars in 2013. Five short years later, the company operates in more…

Black Friday 2018 Apple deals ahead of Cyber Monday: Free AirPods, free iPhone XR, $250 iPad, $250 HomePod, $100 off Apple Watch Series 3 – CNET

The best prices on Apple stuff are here and going fast. …read more Source:: CNet

How A Mysterious Tech Billionaire Created Two Fortunes — And a Global Software Sweatshop

An anonymous reader writes: Forbes magazine has an in-depth piece on Joe Liemandt. As you may be aware, Liemandt was the founder of Trilogy, a startup which has been credited to help put Austin on the tech map. He is also founder of ESW Capital, a private equity firm that is scooping up software startups…