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  • X Rival Bluesky Finally Has DMs

    X Rival Bluesky Finally Has DMs

    The decentralized social media platform Bluesky has introduced a new direct messaging feature that allows users to communicate with each other privately. The May 22 announcement brings Bluesky in line with its competitors, such as Mastodon and Threads, that have long offered direct messaging functionalities. In addition to sending messages,...

    By: Franklin Okeke | Technology Journalist

  • Blue Origin's First Crewed Spaceflight in Two Years is Set for May 19th

    Blue Origin’s First Crewed Spaceflight in Two Years is Set for May 19th

    Blue Origin has targeted the launch of NS-25, its first crewed New Shepard flight since 2022, for May 19th. The launch window for the rocket opens at 9:30AM Eastern, with livestreamed coverage starting at 8:50AM. The complete trip from Blue Origin's West Texas facility is expected to last about 11...

    By: Jon Fingas | Tech News Editor

  • Jack Dorsey’s Departure from Bluesky Board Leaves Questions Unanswered

    Jack Dorsey’s Departure from Bluesky Board Leaves Questions Unanswered

    Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of X (formerly Twitter), revealed on May 4 that he had left the board of directors at Bluesky, a social networking service he helped to fund and promote. In a recent post on X, Jack Dorsey announced grants for open protocols from his philanthropic Start Small...

    By: Jimmy Aki | Crypto & Blockchain Writer

  • Bose's SoundLink Max is Its Largest, Most Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Yet

    Bose’s SoundLink Max is Its Largest, Most Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Yet

    Bose has upscaled its portable audio by unveiling the SoundLink Max, its biggest and most capable Bluetooth speaker to date. The SoundLink Max promises a richer sound than its mono-only Flex counterpart with a stereo sound generated by two passive radiators and three transducers. It's noticeably bigger at over 10.4...

    By: Jon Fingas | Tech News Editor

  • SpaceX, Blue Origin Start Work on Large Moon Cargo Landers

    SpaceX, Blue Origin Start Work on Large Moon Cargo Landers

    NASA has confirmed that SpaceX and Blue Origin have begun development of large cargo landers for Artemis Moon missions. The agency said its partners are expected to base their Moon cargo ships on their respective human landers, such as SpaceX's Starship (pictured above) and Blue Origin's Blue Moon (below). Both...

    By: Jon Fingas | Tech News Editor

  • Ford's Semi-autonomous BlueCruise Tech Was in Use Before Deadly Texas Crash

    Ford’s Hands-off BlueCruise Tech Was in Use Before Deadly Crash

    Ford's semi-autonomous BlueCruise system has been involved in a fatal car crash for the first time, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Investigators shared preliminary data revealing that the driver of a 2022 Mustang Mach-E was using the driver assistance feature when their EV collided with a stopped...

    By: Jon Fingas | Tech News Editor

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    Best Blue Chip Stocks to Invest in 2024

    Blue chip stocks are desired by investors because of their resilience through good times and bad. They tend to be well-established, large-cap stocks with tried and tested business models, strong balance sheets and solid cash flows. What they lack in meteoric growth they make up in stability. They are usually...

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    Bluehost Review for 2024

    One of the world's most popular web hosting providers, Bluehost has been serving users since 2003, powering over two million websites with its user-friendly interface, free SSL, and affordable pricing. With an exclusive partnership with CMS giant WordPress, it's no surprise that it's one of the best website hosting platforms...

    By: Lena Borrelli | Technology writer