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CNET News | 20 May 06:55

Game of Thrones season 8 finale: Where did every character end up? - CNET

Who made it through to the end and where to next?

Feed: All Latest | 20 May 15:00

Star Wars News: The 'Game of Thrones' Showrunners Are Helming the Next Movie

It'll come out in three years, which is about how long it'll take people to forgive them for that series finale.

CNET News | 20 May 08:48

Game of Thrones season 8 finale left plastic water bottles in shot - CNET

Episode 4 had a coffee cup, the season finale had a rogue water bottle.

CNET News | 20 May 08:11

What did Brienne really write about Jaime on Game of Thrones? Some ideas - CNET

I couldn't help but wonder if Ser Brienne of Tarth is now the Carrie Bradshaw of Westeros.

The Verge - All Posts | 20 May 08:04

Who were the people at Game of Thrones’ pivotal finale meeting?

HBO’s Game of Thrones is a dense series with a huge weight of history behind its story. So in practically every episode, something happens that could use a little explanation. Every week, The Verge will dive into a scene or event from the latest episode of the series and explain how we got here. Whether you’re basically a Game of Thrones maester or you need a little reminder about previous events, we’ll try to help you keep your history straight. The final episode of Game of Thrones saw a return to the Dragonpit, which was last visited back in season 7 for the pivotal scene where Jon and Daenerys tried and failed to get Cersei Lannister to join them in the battle against the White Walkers. The finale, “The Iron Throne,” saw a return to... Continue reading… ...

CNET News | 20 May 07:10

Game of Thrones finale: Who won? Well, it's complicated - CNET

Ghost. Ghost won. King Ghost of House Stark, direst of all the direwolves and the first of his name.

Engadget RSS Feed | 20 May 06:05

HBO teases 2020 return for 'Westworld' with a new trailer

While everyone figures out what they think of the Game of Thrones finale, HBO has pitched a reason to stick around with its first trailer for the third season of Westworld. This one doesn't take us back to the Old West, India or an age of Shoguns and...

The Verge - All Posts | 20 May 05:47

All the questions HBO’s Game of Thrones never answered

Warning: spoilers ahead for all of Game of Thrones , including the finale. After eight seasons and 73 episodes, Game of Thrones has come to an end with the finale, “The Iron Throne.” It’s been a long road to the end, even with an abbreviated final season that felt like it was blowing through plot points at a mile a minute. The final episode did answer many of the bigger questions surrounding the series, including the fate of the Iron Throne, the Seven Kingdoms, and nearly all the main characters. But the show has been airing for been almost a decade, and over the course of its broad sweep and interwoven plotlines, some details were bound to get lost along the way. Here are the biggest unanswered questions we have left after the finale. ... Continue readin...

CNET News | 20 May 05:11

Game of Thrones finale reunites Jon Snow and Ghost for one pawfect scene - CNET

Jon Snow ignored his loyal direwolf last week, but the series finale offered a pet-lover pleasing reunion.

CNET News | 20 May 05:00

Every Game of Thrones book you can read after the final season - CNET

Missing GoT already? Here's what to check out after the HBO phenomenon's finale.

Gizmodo | 20 May 05:00

Westworld's Teaser for Season 3 Reminds Us There's More to Life Than Fantasy

HBO decided to drop its first look at Westworld season three (or Westworld III , as they’re calling it) just before the big Game of Thrones series finale . And it was...different. Read more...

CNET News | 20 May 04:11

Game of Thrones season finale: Twitter reacts to *that* death - CNET

Well that was definitely something.

CNET News | 20 May 03:05

Westworld gets a season 3 trailer before Game of Thrones ends - CNET

It has arrived and it will return.

CNET News | 20 May 03:03

Game of Thrones season 8 finale: Stars say heartfelt goodbyes to the show - CNET

Emilia Clarke says of Daenerys: "This woman has taken up the whole of my heart," while Sophie Turner writes to her character, Sansa Stark: "I grew up with you."

CNET News | 19 May 20:46

Your next Game of Thrones: Epic books coming to the screen - CNET

Which of these novel adaptations will be your new TV or movie obsession?

Ars Technica | 19 May 22:40

Google reportedly ends business with Huawei, will cut it off from Play Store

Trump's Huawei ban means no early access to Android Q, no Google app ecosystem.

BBC News - Technology | 20 May 14:19

Huawei's Android loss: How it affects you

Google's move to end business ties with Huawei will affect current devices and future purchases.

CNET News | 19 May 23:44

Google suspends some business with Huawei, report says - CNET

The search and mobile giant's move follows the executive order issued last week by President Trump that effectively bans Huawei in the US, according to Reuters.

BBC News - Technology | 19 May 23:39

Google 'restricts Huawei's use of Android'

New Huawei smartphones will lose access to some of Google's programmes, Reuters news agency reports.

MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - Front Page | 20 May 16:25

Some Apple Watch Series 3 Repairs Can Now Qualify for Series 4 Replacement

Apple has informed its retail staff that it will substitute some Apple Watch Series 3 repairs with the Apple Watch Series 4, due to low inventory on the older model. The announcement was spotted by an internal memo delivered to staff and Authorized Service Providers, seen by 9to5Mac . Now, customers looking for a repair or replacement of the stainless steel Apple Watch Series 3 with GPS and cellular, can instead receive the stainless steel Series 4 model with GPS and cellular. The change is said to apply to Apple retail stores and ASPs globally, but it's unclear at this time if the Series 4 upgrades are a permanent solution to the Series 3 shortages. Apple's new repair/replacement upgrade for the Apple Watch is the latest of several instances of the company su...

Techmeme | 20 May 16:20

Robin Powered, a provider of cloud-based workplace scheduling and management software, raises $20M Series B led by Tola Capital (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat : Robin Powered, a provider of cloud-based workplace scheduling and management software, raises $20M Series B led by Tola Capital   —  Robin Powered, a Boston, Massachusetts-based provider of cloud-based workplace scheduling and management software, today announced that it's secured $20 million …

Techmeme | 20 May 13:55

Siemplify, which provides a security orchestration and automation platform, raises $30M Series C led by Georgian Partners, bringing its total raised to $58M (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat : Siemplify, which provides a security orchestration and automation platform, raises $30M Series C led by Georgian Partners, bringing its total raised to $58M   —  Siemplify, a New York and Tel Aviv security orchestration platform provider, today announced that it's secured $30 million …

9to5Mac | 20 May 16:17

FCC chairman gives green light to T-Mobile and Sprint merger, but DOJ anti-trust concerns remain

T-Mobile and Sprint have faced delays , setbacks , and uncertainty as the two US carriers have sought merger approval over the last year. Today the two companies have scored a big win in their merger efforts, receiving the approval of FCC chairman Ajit Pai, but DOJ approval is still uncertain. more… The post FCC chairman gives green light to T-Mobile and Sprint merger, but DOJ anti-trust concerns remain appeared first on 9to5Mac .

Techmeme | 20 May 16:10

Report: Toshiba Memory plans to buy back the shares it sold to Apple, Dell, Kingston, and Seagate last year, as part of a refinancing plan (Benjamin Mayo/9to5Mac)

Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac : Report: Toshiba Memory plans to buy back the shares it sold to Apple, Dell, Kingston, and Seagate last year, as part of a refinancing plan   —  In June last year, Toshiba sold its memory division to a four-company consortium that included Apple.  However, now, Toshiba is going to buy …

Techmeme | 20 May 16:05

FCC Chairman recommends approval of the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger after New T-Mobile promises to cover 97% of the US population with 5G in three years (Jeremy Horwitz/VentureBeat)

Jeremy Horwitz / VentureBeat : FCC Chairman recommends approval of the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger after New T-Mobile promises to cover 97% of the US population with 5G in three years   —  FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years

Gizmodo | 20 May 16:05

So, Who's Canceling HBO Today?

After eight years and just as many seasons, some of which were harder to justify than others, Game of Thrones ’s abruptly concluded last night. Whose arcs were good? (Sansa, I guess?) Whose conclusions felt even remotely consistent with the set-up the show worked to achieve? (Not many!) And who is dump their HBO… Read more...

CNET News | 20 May 16:04

FCC's Ajit Pai pushes Sprint-T-Mobile merger with 5G in mind - CNET

T-Mobile may be about to get its merger with Sprint after all.

Engadget RSS Feed | 20 May 15:49

T-Mobile and Sprint make promises to clinch FCC's merger approval

T-Mobile and Sprint are still determined to secure a merger, and they've just made a fresh round of promises to win regulators' hearts. The carriers have made new commitments to the FCC that would guarantee wider access to high-speed mobile internet...

CNET News | 19 May 14:00

Galaxy Fold's next move will make or break foldable phones - CNET

Commentary: There's more at stake than just a simple phone launch.

Gizmodo | 20 May 15:55

Why This Fertility App's First Scientific Study Is So Exciting

Unless you’re a tech-savvy woman looking to get pregnant, you’ve probably never heard of Ava . Slim and discreet, it’s a $300 wearable tracker that in tandem with its companion app monitors your heart rate, body temperature, and breathing while you sleep to predict when you’re ovulating.   None of that is particularly… Read more...

Techmeme | 20 May 15:40

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommends approval of the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger; the deal also requires approval from the Department of Justice (David McCabe/Axios)

David McCabe / Axios : FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommends approval of the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger; the deal also requires approval from the Department of Justice   —  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said Monday morning that he would recommend the agency approve the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint.

The Verge - All Posts | 20 May 15:39

Sprint will sell off Boost Mobile if merger with T-Mobile is approved

Sprint has promised to sell off Boost Mobile, one of its prepaid wireless brands, if its merger with T-Mobile is approved. Both Sprint and T-Mobile operate a number of prepaid subsidiaries, and the Federal Communications Commission was concerned that putting them all under one roof could stifle competition. The promise was announced this morning along with further commitments about 5G deployment meant to win merger approval. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said he’d recommend approving the Sprint–T-Mobile merger on account of the new commitments. T-Mobile already has a bigger prepaid company Sprint disclosed having 8.8 million prepaid customers in its most recent earnings report. The majority of those are likely on Boost Mobile, but the carrier... Continue reading… ...

Gizmodo | 20 May 15:39

Is the World Really Overpopulated?

The notion that we’re headed towards some kind of populational apocalypse—that there exists a line which, once crossed, will lead inexorably to mass starvation, and a whole planet like Penn Station at rush hour—has been used to stoke fear and sell books for more than a century. The discourse surrounding these concerns… Read more...

The Verge - All Posts | 20 May 15:36

Senator proposes strict Do Not Track rules in new bill

Online advertising has become more invasive than ever, and Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) announced today that he plans to introduce a bill that would create a Do Not Call list but for data tracking. Hawley’s Do Not Track Act would, if approved, allow people using an online service to opt out of any data tracking that isn’t necessary for that particular service to properly work. It would create a national list that would provide people with an option to block any secondary data tracking and penalize companies that continued to collect unnecessary data. “Big tech companies collect incredible amounts of deeply personal, private data from people without giving them the option to meaningfully consent,” Hawley said. “They have gotten incredibly rich... Continue reading…

MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - Front Page | 20 May 15:34

Google and Other Suppliers Begin Cutting Off Huawei Following U.S. Trade Ban

Last week, president Donald Trump signed an order to restrict Huawei Technologies from selling its equipment in the United States in an attempt to curb Huawei's access to U.S. markets. This included placing Huawei on a blacklist that could forbid it from doing business with American companies. Now, the effect of the blacklisting has hit the China supply chain this week, with chipmakers Intel, Qualcomm, Xilinx, and Broadcom all telling their employees that they will not supply Huawei until further notice. Additionally, Google has cut off the supply of hardware and some software services to Huawei, specifically suspending all business with the company "that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensi...