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Best Buy's Deals of the Day: $500 off SWFT e-bike, $100 off Arlo Cameras

Dec 17, 2021

If you've been holiday shopping with us over the past month, then you're well aware of the buffet of tech discounts that Best Buy has to offer. From TVs to laptops, we've seen significant price cuts to virtually any piece of tech that could be imagined -- and apparently, that was only just the beginning. Best Buy is currently hosting its Deal of the Day promotion, which, you guessed it, features thrifty discounts on everyday products. Better yet, these prices are the lowest of the season! Check ...read more

Microsoft reports investments in banks, funds and other programs supporting Black-owned companies

Dec 17, 2021

Thousands of people take part in a Black Lives Matter protest march in Seattle in June 2020. (GeekWire Photo / Monica Nickelsburg) Microsoft on Tuesday shared an update on its work to promote racial equity in the U.S. by investing in and working with Black and African American led financial institutions, suppliers and partners. The Redmond, Wash.-based software and cloud giant offered an upbeat report, saying that in some cases programs that were expected to take years to build up have bee ...read more

How to convert your VHS tapes to DVD, Blu-ray, or digital

Dec 17, 2021

0 seconds of 1 minute, 35 seconds Volume 0% How to convert VHS to DVD If you spent any part of the ’80s or ’90s lugging around a VHS camcorder (or being filmed by someone with one of these enormous contraptions), you probably have a closet full of old VHS tapes containing weddings, graduations, and sacred Disney trips. And while you might think these tapes are simply waiting for you to pop them back in a VHS machine, the truth is, that video footage is slowly decaying and is already ...read more

Here’s what’s included in Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposed $626M climate plan

Dec 17, 2021

Electric vehicle recharging. (Photo by Andrew Roberts via Unsplash) Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday joined with state lawmakers to announce his proposed climate initiatives, which total $626 million worth of programs to cut carbon from buildings, transportation and energy production. “This is an ambitious proposal, but one that is necessitated by the urgency of the moment and a tremendous opportunity for job creation,” Inslee said from Olympia. This past year, the Pacific Northwes ...read more

Green Monday: Save 20% extra off a lifetime subscription to RealVPN

Dec 17, 2021

StackCommerce Everyone values their privacy. Unfortunately, on the web, privacy is the one thing that no one has. Which is why we’re happy to tell our readers all about RealVPN. And especially this week since their lifetime subscription package is discounted by 20 percent with a code for Green Monday. RealVPN provides user-friendly security for folks who prefer to maintain their anonymity online. They use high-grade AES-256 encryption to render data transmissions unbreakable by h ...read more

End of an era as Airbus delivers its final A380 superjumbo

Dec 17, 2021

By Trevor Mogg December 16, 2021 5:30PM It’s the end of an era for the largest passenger jet in the world after Airbus delivered the final A380 to Emirates this week. Notable for its double-decker design and enormous size, the A380 took its first flight with Singapore Airlines in 2007, with other carriers such as British Airways, Qantas, All Nippon Airways, and Korean Air going on to purchase and fly the superjumbo. Emirates is by far the biggest user of the A380, with 1 ...read more

How to file your taxes if your partner passed away

Dec 17, 2021

The passing of one's partner has many financial implications. In the short term, you're left with funeral expenses, life insurance issues, sorting your loved one's possessions, and dealing with any assets. As the new calendar year approaches, another challenge arises: Filing taxes. How does the passing of a spouse affect income taxes? Does it change one's filing status? What financial matters need to be accounted for on tax returns? These are difficult questions, and your best approach is to co ...read more

Tech Moves: Flexe hires Amazon biometrics leader; Fresh Chalk founder departs; and more

Dec 17, 2021

From top left, clockwise: Lara Rogers, Sajo Jacob, Jeremy Ung, Liz Pearce, Cody Lamens and Sarah Daniels. Lara Rogers. (Flexe Photo) — Flexible warehousing company Flexe hired Amazon vet Lara Rogers as SVP and general manager. Rogers spent the past decade at Amazon and was most recently director of business, product and technology for Amazon One, the tech giant’s palm-reading ID system. Founded in 2013, Flexe closed out 2020 with a $70 million Series C round and has raised $14 ...read more

Instagram boss highlights three new features, including Profile Embeds

Dec 17, 2021

By Trevor Mogg December 16, 2021 9:45PM Instagram chief Adam Mosseri popped up online on Thursday to highlight several new features that have just landed on the popular social networking platform. In a video (below) shared on Twitter, Mosseri talked about the recently announced Playback feature for Instagram Stories. Playback lets you create an end-0f-year collection of up to 10 Stories to share with your followers. “Now it’s the end of the year, and the New Year is a ...read more

Launching your computer science career in the Air Force

Dec 17, 2021

A significant number of the Air Force's more than 100 jobs are cyber or IT-focused.  "We have a variety of cyber specialties in the Air Force," Leslie Brown, chief of public affairs for the Air Force Recruiting Service, said in an email to ZDNet. "Enlisted applicants will be able to choose from numerous careers such as knowledge ops, or from careers that are mainly desk jobs such as cyber programming, or a career that is a hybrid between a desk job, and on the field such as client systems or ...read more

Tech Moves: Former Outreach CMO joins Fastly; SmartRecruiters adds ex-Tableau SVP; and more

Dec 17, 2021

Margaret Arakawa. (Margaret Arakawa Photo) — Fastly named Margaret Arakawa as chief marketing officer of the publicly traded San Francisco-based cloud network provider. Arakawa spent nearly 20 years at Microsoft before joining Seattle sales startup Outreach in July 2019. She departed Outreach last year. “Fastly is an incredible company with a noble vision: To help create a world where all digital experiences are fast, engaging, and safe for everyone. Where good thrives and we impr ...read more

Learn how to develop Android apps using Kotlin for just $13

Dec 17, 2021

The demand for skilled Android developers is particularly high right now. Want a career with huge upside and a good salary to boot? Then get your training started with The Android App Development with Kotlin Bootcamp Bundle, offered to readers at a discounted price. This package features three courses that introduce students to Android development using the Kotlin coding language. Students will discover what Kotlin is, learn how it’s used in Android development, and fin ...read more

Save $300 on the Samsung Frame TV with delivery for Christmas

Dec 17, 2021

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. If you’re looking for truly special 4K TV deals, it’s well worth checking out the Samsung The Frame Series of TVs. Just in time for the holidays, Best Buy has cut the price by up to $300 on its Samsung Frame TV range. With big savings to be gained on a truly exceptional range of TVs, this is the ideal time to see just how special these screens are. If you’re looking to wall mount your TV, you can’t go ...read more

No diploma? No problem: 5 tech jobs you can hold with no degree

Dec 17, 2021

Finding a tech job with no degree might seem challenging, but it's entirely possible. You don't need a degree to find a rewarding, lucrative career with possibilities for growth and advancement. Tech jobs with no degree requirement exist across the workforce, primarily in entry-level positions. If you're willing to learn on the job, self-study, or leverage relevant experience, you may find opportunities in many industries. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than one-third of ...read more

Getty Images to become public company again in $4.8B SPAC deal, building on Seattle tech roots

Dec 17, 2021

Getty Images veteran Craig Peters, CEO since 2019, will remain at the helm. (Getty Images Photo) Getty Images, the iconic digital photography provider and visual content marketplace, will become publicly traded again, more than a decade after it was taken private, in a deal that values the company at $4.8 billion. The company will remain headquartered in Seattle after the acquisition by CC Neuberger Principal Holdings II, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, a G ...read more