The CDC is launching its first investigation into e-scooter injuries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is starting to take a look at accidents related to electric scooters, according to CNBC. The ongoing study, launched at the request of health and transportation officials in Austin, Texas, comes as increased scrutiny has been paid to the number of injuries that occur on the shareable […]

Lady Gaga just gave fans another sign that she is launching a makeup line in 2019

Emma McIntyre/Getty Images Lady Gaga’s rumored beauty line, Haus Beauty, quietly debuted a website.  The singer’s company filed a trademark for Haus Beauty earlier this year, with Lady Gaga herself using the #HausBeauty hashtag in September.  While fans can enter their email addresses on HausBeauty.com now, the website offers few details on when we can […]

Commercial Flights In a 9-Seat Piston-Engine Cessna Launching Next Week at New York’s JFK

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Indonesia launching public ‘fake news’ briefings to fight hoaxes

The Indonesian government has stepped up its fight against ‘fake news’ in the lead up to next year’s presidential election by launching weekly briefings aimed at informing citizens of false reports. “Every week we will announce hoax news,” Communications Minister Rudiantara told CNN Indonesia. “The ministry will not just stamp a story as hoax, but […]

Starbucks Is Launching a Delivery Trial With UberEats

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New Microsoft hardware launching on October 2

Enlarge / Surface Laptop. (credit: Justin Wolfson) Microsoft is holding a hardware event in New York City on October 2. We’re expecting the event to be relatively low-key, with a focus on refreshes of existing form factors rather than anything extraordinary and new. The release of the Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake processors by Intel […]

Media companies are launching streaming services to survive — here’s how they can thrive

Digital Trends Consumers having been “cutting the cord,” or canceling their pay-TV subscriptions in favor of internet-delivered alternatives, for years now, but the trend reached new heights in 2017.  There’s little reason to believe that this phenomenon will slow down any time soon either, so pay-tv providers will have to find new ways to generate revenue […]

After employee revolt, Google says it is “not close” to launching search in China

Google’s employees and Google’s management are clashing over ethical issues again. Just two months after Google’s “Project Maven” military drone project was seemingly resolved, Google’s employees are now up in arms over company plans to create censored products for China. The internal protests resulted in the issue being addressed at an all-hands meeting, and we […]

A Silicon Valley startup with Chelsea Clinton on its board is launching the first at-home test for an HIV prevention drug, and you can try it right now

Nurx Nurx, a Silicon Valley prescription drug delivery startup that once solely dispensed birth control, is launching a new service that allows patients who want HIV-prevention drug Truvada to do the required testing at home. It’s a big move for the company, which recently raised $ 36 million and added Chelsea Clinton to its board […]

Magic Leap’s futuristic goggles are finally launching — here’s how much they cost and how to buy them

Magic Leap Magic Leap’s long-awaited smartglasses are finally available to order in the United States. They cost $ 2,295 and will start shipping Wednesday for people in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, and Seattle. The product is called Magic Leap One Creator Edition and is intended for developers and other professionals who […]