Samsung’s phone-as-desktop concept now runs Linux

It’s not quite the same as your typical Ubuntu or Debian install. Linux on Galaxy launches through an app, and it’s using the same kernel as Android itself in order to maintain performance. And it almost goes without saying that you’ll really want a DeX setup, since most Linux apps are expecting a large screen, …

Crunch Report | Snapchat Halloween Costume

Crunch Report | Snapchat Halloween Costume 41 minutes ago by Khaled “Tito” Hamze This ultra-cute tiny PS4 controller is a great option for children and the small-handed 3 hours ago by Devin Coldewey MongoDB prices its IPO at $24 per share 4 hours ago by Matthew Lynley Atlas Informatics calls it quits after less than a year 4 hours …

Nokia 7 is ‘design-led’ phone – that you’ll probably never be able to buy

The Nokia 7 has been launched to fuse design with high-end camera features – but you’ll probably never get your hands on it. That’s because it’s only going to appear in the Chinese market as it stands, as it’s been targeted for the Asian region. That explains why the Nokia 7 is running a mid-range …

Google Doodle honors the first modern recording studio

[Karlheinz Stockhausen in the studio, Image credit: Wikimedia Commons] In addition, the studio also gave rise to a number of experimental instruments: Two of them, the Monochord and the Melochord, are considered precursors to the synthesizer. To pay tribute to the studio’s colorful history, Google has switched its usual logo with an image meant to …

This Techie Is Using Blockchain to Monetize His Time

Sooner or later, every finance craze turns into performance art. In the 1990s, David Bowie securitized himself, turning his songwriting catalog into bonds. In 2008, a young Portland tech-support worker named Mike Merrill sold shares in himself through a “personal IPO.” And today, Evan Prodromou is minting the hours of his life into a cryptocurrency …

Blue Apron is laying off hundreds of employees

As Blue Apron approaches its next earnings report in a couple of weeks, the company said Wednesday that it is laying off 6 percent of its staff as part of “a company-wide realignment of personnel to support its strategic priorities.” Blue Apron was one of the big — and most anticipated — consumer IPOs of the year, …