New Microsoft patent teases Surface Pro 7 with USB Type-C – finally

Microsoft’s presumed Surface Pro 7 could take the product line’s accolades to the new level with the long-awaited inclusion of a USB Type-C port, based on details in a patent discovered by Windows United and shared by HotHardware. Microsoft’s Surface Pro hybrid laptops have received high praise for years, often landing among the best Windows …

Apply to TechCrunch’s premier startup competition, Startup Battlefield

Imagine what $100,000 cash could do for your startup dreams. If you’re an early-stage startup founder determined to take your business to the top, it’s time to stop dreaming and get down to the serious task of competing in Startup Battlefield, our premier pitch-off that takes place at Disrupt San Francisco 2019 on October 2-4. Step …

Anna Kendrick will star in ‘Love Life’ for WarnerMedia streaming

Love Life is one of the first original shows for WarnerMedia streaming. The service will launch in the fourth quarter of 2019 with an invitation-only beta version, and officially debut in early 2020. There’s no date set for the launch of Love Life. Warner is entering a crowded streaming market with entrenched players like Netflix, …

Theresa May resigns | Financial Times

Theresa May on Friday announced her resignation as Conservative leader, clearing the way for a new UK prime minister to pick up the formidable challenge of delivering Brexit and reuniting a shattered Tory party. Mrs May said in an emotional statement in Downing Street that she would resign as Tory leader on Friday June 7, …

Midwest Tornadoes: Why It’s So Hard to Predict Where a Twister Will Strike

Editor’s note: This is a developing story about severe weather in the Midwest. We will update it as more information becomes available. This week brings atmospheric devastation to the Midwest: nearly 200 tornadoes have torn through the region since last Friday, including Jefferson City, the capital of Missouri, on Wednesday night. All told, the disasters …

Best Buy cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold preorders

Samsung is taking its time bringing the Galaxy Fold back to market. And frankly, that’s probably for the best. The Note debacle from a few years back was an important lesson about what happens when you rush a product back to market. That one resulted in a second recall — PR nightmae upon PR nightmare. …

Bank holiday sales: these TV deals are hard to resist – we bought one

When you spend a lot of time each week comparing the best cheap TV deals, you spend a lot of time being seriously tempted by those big discounts we like to share with you.  And generally, we’re able to resist, otherwise we’d end up with more TVs than rooms in which to watch them at …