Swedish songwriters dominated American pop. Now they are looking to Korea.

Jan 27, 2022

In interviews, Berg and Carlebecker offered several theories as to why Swedes produce such great K-pop tracks, including the country’s strong songwriting tradition and comprehensive music education system. Sweden is cold, Berg noted, which meant there was often “nothing better to do” than to stay and work on the music.For some Koreans, the reason is actually quite simple: Swedes write melodies so catchy that fans want to sing them in crowded stadiums and in their local karaoke ...read more

Seattle inventor’s Heroclip gear-holding gadget acquired after raising $2M and selling 1M units

Jan 27, 2022

Lulabop CEO Mina Yoo demonstrating the Heroclip at the 2016 GeekWire Summit in Seattle. (GeekWire File Photo / Dan DeLong) Heroclip, a unique gear-holding gadget invented by Seattle entrepreneur Mina Yoo, has been acquired by Gear Aid of Bellingham, Wash. Yoo, a Ph.D. former professor of entrepreneurship at the University of Washington, founded Lulabop and her Heroclip product in 2015. The hardware, originally called the Qliplet, is part carabiner and part utility hook and was designed t ...read more

This Alienware gaming laptop is $1,500 off for a limited time

Jan 27, 2022

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Alienware is a name that’s been around for a long time as one of the first gaming laptop makers on the market, and while it has a lot of competition these days, the Alienware name still carries some weight. For example, this Area-51m R2 that’s been discounted to $1,800 from $3,300 is a beast of a laptop with great specs running under the hood. Buy Now Something slightly different with this laptop than w ...read more

Intel 12th-gen laptops are here: 5 things you need to know

Jan 27, 2022

Desktop machines might take home the prize in absolute raw power, but most users are still going with laptops for practicality and ease of use. So the new 12th-gen “Alder Lake” Intel processors, now freshly available in portable form, are a welcome upgrade for those who need their premium processing in a to-go package. PCWorld’s Gordon Ung took care of our usual exhaustive review of the new generation of Alder Lake chips, starting with the absolute top-of-the-line Core i9 ...read more

FC Dallas sign Paul Arriola in MLS-record trade from D.C. United

Jan 27, 2022

Read Time:1 Minute, 54 Second FC Dallas signed winger Paul Arriola from D.C. United in a record-breaking trade worth over $2m.  D.C. United is set to receive $2m in General Allocation Money up-front, as well as a potential further $300,000 GAM in performance-based incentives, while also retaining a 30% sell-on clause if Arriola is transferred outside of Major League Soccer.  “To have a player like Paul Arriola come to FC Dallas is really an amazing thing,” Dallas President D ...read more

Sixers slammed for exploiting injury loophole

Jan 27, 2022

The Sydney Sixers have booked a spot in the BBL final after a controversial last ball victory over the Adelaide Strikers. The Sixers raised the ire of the Adelaide players when they exploited a loophole in the rules that allowed them to sub out an injured batter for the final ball. Sydney needed two runs off the last ball to beat the Strikers' total of 167 and opted to retire an injured Jordan Silk on the final ball after initially sending him out in the final over. The Sixers sent the fit Jay ...read more

Xplore makes a deal to use OrbAstro’s satellite platforms for space missions

Jan 27, 2022

An artist’s conception shows Xplore’s first satellite, which will use Orbital Astronautics’ ORB-6 platform for Earth observation and astronomical research. (OrbAstro Illustration) Redmond, Wash.-based Xplore has signed a contract with Orbital Astronautics Ltd. to use its standardized satellite platform for a variety of missions, starting with a space imaging mission that’s due for launch as early as this year. The debut mission will fly hyperspectral and high-resolution video payloa ...read more

Best Dyson deals for January 2022

Jan 27, 2022

Ready to see the vest hot Dyson deals for 2022? Whether you’re looking for a cordless vacuum cleaner, air purifier, or hairstyling tools, Dyson makes the high-end electronics equipment you want most. We’ve rounded up some of the best Dyson deals going on now, including hair dryer deals and vacuum deals, to help you find the products you’re looking for in the new year. Today’s best Dyson deals Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer — $400 Dyson Corrale Hair Straightener — $500 Dyson Airwr ...read more

AT&T pushes home broadband plans up to 5Gbps

Jan 27, 2022

ATT said Monday that it’s rolling out multi-gigabit fiber to consumers across 70 cities, and simplifying the company’s existing metro pricing to boot. Customers in parts of Atlanta, Dallas, and Los Angeles now have the option to choose symmetrical 2Gbps or 5Gbps fiber, the company said Monday. (Symmetrical plans mean that customers receive the same speed both for downloading and uploading data.) ATT is currently working to upgrade existing fiber customers to those plans throughou ...read more

Bruno Guimaraes tells Lyon he wants Newcastle transfer

Jan 27, 2022

Read Time:1 Minute, 6 Second Brazilian international Bruno Guimaraes has told Lyon that he wants to join Newcastle United this month, 90min understands. The 24-year-old has been a target for a number of clubs, with Juventus and Arsenal both engaging in talks, but the Magpies are clear favourites for his signature. Lyon, who signed Guimaraes from Athletico Paranaense in 2020 for €20m, are ready to sell but they have insisted that terms with Newcastle have not been agreed. It is be ...read more