Facebook launches cross-platform messaging on Instagram and Messenger

From The Verge: Facebook has taken its biggest step yet in integrating its various messaging platforms, allowing select users on Messenger and Instagram to message one another app to app. In addition to the launch of cross-platform messaging, Instagram is also getting a major overhaul of its DM...

Seattle approves minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers

From CNET: The Seattle City Council unanimously approved a minimum pay standard for Uber and Lyft drivers on Tuesday, the second city in the US to do so. Under the new regulation going in to effect in January, the ride-hailing services will be required to pay their drivers at least $16.39 an hour....

FSP Announces new Hydro PTM PRO

From FSP Press Release: FSP has announced the FSP Hydro PTM PRO Series. The Hydro PTM PRO Series is available in wattages from 650W to 1200W, serving mid-range to enthusiast and workstation PC systems – including the latest Nvidia RTX 3000 Series graphics cards – allowing them to unleash the full...

ROCCAT Unveils The All-New Burst Pro PC Gaming Mouse

From ROCCAT Press Release: ROCCAT today unveiled its all-new Burst Pro PC gaming mouse. The Burst Pro is ROCCAT's first mouse to debut its Titan Optical Switch, which – like the recently announced Vulcan Pro and TKL Pro keyboards – offers PC gamers a competitive advantage by delivering precise...

Xbox Game Pass is getting EA Play games on November 10th

From The Verge: Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will get access to EA Play just in time for Microsoft’s next-gen console launch. EA Play is arriving on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on November 10th, the same day that Microsoft launches both the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles. Only Xbox Game...

Verizon Launches Powerful New 5G Home Router

From PC Mag: Verizon 5G may be getting a lot bigger. Today Verizon exclusively revealed to PCMag that it's launching the first 5G home router powered by Qualcomm's long-awaited QTM527 antenna, which has the potential to greatly expand the range of the carrier's fast, but short-distance millimeter...

Amazon One lets you pay at stores by scanning your palm

From CNET: Amazon already got rid of checkouts lines at its brick-and-mortar Amazon Go stores. Now, it wants to make getting into those stores easier as well. Starting Tuesday, the retail giant will let people use its latest biometric tech -- dubbed Amazon One -- to enter two Amazon Go locations in...

Thermaltake’s CyberChair E500 White Edition Ergonomic Chair

From Thermaltake Press Release: Thermaltake has grasped the tail of this year’s summer and brought a fresh, elegant twist to the ergonomic chair – CyberChair E500 White Edition. The CyberChair E500 White Edition is suitable for both gaming and working scenarios as the aluminum framework holds the...

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