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Rental property investment startup Arrived secures $100M in credit financing to fuel U.S. expansion

Dec 17, 2021

(Arrived Image) Arrived Homes, the Seattle startup that helps people invest in single-family rental properties, is taking on $100 million in new credit financing to fuel its expansion and the ability to purchase more homes across the U.S. The real estate investment platform announced Thursday that it’s partnering with Certain Lending, a San Francisco-based fintech startup. Arrived uses crowdfunding to help anyone purchase shares of rental properties for as little as $100 and earn a passi ...read more

Best laptop deals: Top picks from budget to extreme

Dec 17, 2021

Whether you’re buying a new laptop for school or trying to find a high-end gaming laptop, the holidays can be the best time of the year to find laptop deals. So we’ve been scouring the web daily to find you laptop deals you don’t want to miss while the goings are good. Mind you, not all advertised laptop deals are actually deals, so we’ve only included the ones we consider actual bargains—and we’ve explained why. We’ll add new laptop deals as we se ...read more

Shure Aonic Free review: True wireless studio monitors

Dec 17, 2021

Shure Aonic Free review: True wireless studio monitors MSRP $199.00 “Big on size, comfort, and precision, these are buds for critical listening.” Pros Clear, precise, and detailed sound Very comfortable Very good transparency mode Easy to use customizable controls Awesome EQ settings Good call quality Cons Big buds, big charging case No ANC or autopause No wireless charging No water resistance Shure is no stranger to high-performance audio. T ...read more

Apple gives all staff $1,000 after delaying return-to-office indefinitely

Dec 17, 2021

Image: Getty Images Apple has indefinitely delayed its return-to-office plans for corporate employees as the Omicron coronavirus variant spreads through the US. In a memo to staff first seen by Bloomberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the latest deferral was due to "rising cases in many parts of the world and the emergence of a new strain of the virus," and urged employees to get vaccinations and booster shots. The date that staff will be required to return to physical workspaces is "yet ...read more

Univ. of Washington AI protein folding discovery wins ‘Breakthrough of the Year’ award from Science

Dec 17, 2021

UW Institute for Protein Design computational chemist Minkyung Baek and institute head David Baker. (UW IPD Photo) Science magazine has revealed its breakthrough of the year: Artificial intelligence discoveries that predict how proteins fold, forged by researchers at the University of Washington’s Institute for Protein Design and Alphabet’s DeepMind. The international academic journal annually bestows the award on the year’s biggest finding across fields, from physics to astronomy to ...read more

The best CPUs for gaming

Dec 17, 2021

Buying a processor for a gaming rig isn’t as hard as it used to be. Now that Ryzen 5000-series and Intel’s 12th-gen Core CPUs come with more performance and cores than ever before, it’s hard to buy a stinker these days—especially because most games favor graphics firepower over CPU oomph. All that said, there are specific chips that stand out from the horde as the best gaming CPUs due to their price, performance, or nifty extras. Whether you’re on a budget or w ...read more

Best Ninja Foodi deals for December 2021

Dec 17, 2021

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. By Bruce Brown December 17, 2021 6:49AM Experienced chefs and beginners alike love to cook with Ninja Foodi countertop appliances. Whether you have a specific nutrition plan to follow or just want to make healthier changes in your diet, a Ninja Foodi can help. In addition to helping you cooking delicious meals, Ninja Foodi appliances save you time, counter space, and money. See below for the ...read more

Save $10 on Pokemon Shining Pearl for Nintendo Switch at Walmart

Dec 17, 2021

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. If you were able to take advantage of Nintendo Switch deals to purchase the popular console, the next step is to take a look at video game deals for titles that will draw your interest. Nintendo Switch game deals cover all genres, so whatever type of gamer that you are, there’s something for the console that will match your preferences. However, if you’re a Pokémon fan, you shouldn’t miss Walmart’s $ ...read more

CISA: Federal agencies must immediately mitigate Log4J vulnerabilities

Dec 17, 2021

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) sent out an emergency directive on Friday, requiring federal civilian departments and agencies to immediately patch their internet-facing network assets for the Apache Log4j vulnerabilities. If they can't patch, they're required implement other appropriate mitigation measures.  CISA previously said federal civilian agencies would have until December 24 to address the issue, but it noted that the latest directive "is in r ...read more

Seattle school district says no evidence of specific threat after ‘TikTok challenge’ spreads across U.S.

Dec 17, 2021

(Bigstock Photo) Seattle Public Schools issued an update to families in the district on Friday morning about a so-called “TikTok challenge” involving threats of school violence on the video-sharing platform. The anonymous shooting and bomb threat, tied to today, Dec. 17, has gained national attention and put school districts and police departments on alert across the country. But TikTok, in working with local authorities, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security, said it can find no ...read more

The best movies on Disney+ right now

Dec 17, 2021

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Christmas is coming in just about a week, and Disney+ is serving up a lot of family-friendly options to enjoy. After all, family has been Disney’s brand for a long, long time. But thanks to the magic of corporate acquisitions, Disney’s brand now includes Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic Entertainment. That’s why Disney+ has such a stacked lineup of films for almost every member of the family. ...read more

DappRadar launches RADAR token for the metaverse

Dec 17, 2021

Lithuania-based DappRadar aims to become the one-stop shop for distributed apps (dapps), similar to today's mobile apps. This week, the company announced its business model pivot to RADAR during a virtual reality (VR) event conducted on the Somnium Space metaverse. Calling itself "The World's Dapp Store," DappRadar confirmed that RADAR, a new token, will have no pre-sale and is intended to reward the existing dapp community. It explained that this new token "will become the glue of the ent ...read more

Thanks to new satellites, BlackSky picks up the pace for updating space imagery

Dec 17, 2021

BlackSky captured multiple satellite images of Fremantle Harbour in Perth, Australia, to document the comings and goings of maritime traffic. (BlackSky Images) BlackSky says it has set a new standard for refreshing its satellite views of spots on Earth after adding six spacecraft to its Earth observation constellation in a month. The company, which has offices in Seattle as well as in Herndon, Va., reported reaching a peak of 15 hourly picture-taking sessions per day over certain locations ...read more

What’s new on Disney+ in January 2022

Dec 17, 2021

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. The collection of movies and shows in the Disney+ library keeps getting better, with a long list of new and classic series and films added to the streaming service each month. Along with offering subscribers the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Star Wars saga, Disney+ has plenty of other popular franchises and projects you won’t find anywhere else. Here are all of the new movies and shows coming to Disney+ in D ...read more

TikTok doesn't read your mind, it makes your mind

Dec 17, 2021

TikTok doesn't read minds, but The New York Times would like you to believe it does. In a December 5th article in The Times, columnist Ben Smith, writing for the paper's The Media Equation section, describes a leaked document the Times obtained from an unnamed source inside the company that reveals algorithms supposedly used to drive engagement on TikTok.  While there have been discussions of TikTok's algorithms for deciding what content is seen, Smith writes that the leaked document "offers a ...read more