Month: February 2020

Month: February 2020

Patreon will now give creators cash advances on their subscription money – #patreon #capital #creators #advances #subscription #money | #RoadmapforSuccess
February 18, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Photo by Jerod Harris / Getty Images Patreon, the site creators love because it helps them make money off their work, has started a program called Patreon Capital, which grants micro-loans to creators. It’s essentially a cash advance: you get money now in exchange for some of your future earnings plus a small premium. It’s

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Volocopter and Grab team up to test air taxi service in Southeast Asia – #volocopter #grab #aviation #taxi #asia #transportation #rideshare | #RoadmapforSuccess
February 18, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Photo by Dharma Sadasivan for The Verge German aviation startup Volocopter is teaming up with Grab, the predominant ride-hailing app in Southeast Asia, to launch an air taxi experiment. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding to “look into the most suitable cities and routes to deploy air taxis in Southeast Asian cities; evaluate

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Adobe’s product chief explains how pro apps are changing in response to TikTok – #adobe #app #photoshop #premiere #tiktok #instagram | #RoadmapforSuccess
February 18, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

More people are becoming video editors, but it’s increasingly happening inside of apps like TikTok and Instagram where creators and influencers can take advantage of the unique video editing tools and filters without going anywhere else. So how does traditional photo and video editing software like Adobe Photoshop and Premiere fit into this new wave

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Microsoft’s ElectionGuard voting machine software gets its first real-world test tomorrow – #microsoft #electionguard #election #vote #software #wisconsin #supremecourt | #RoadmapforSuccess
February 18, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Microsoft has been developing voting machine software since last year, and tomorrow it is getting its first real-world test. The Electionguard platform, which runs an open-source software application on a Surface tablet, will be used to elect representatives for the Wisconsin Supreme Court at Fulton, Wisconsin. The trial will only be used for a few

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You Need To Be Helped – #PeculiarPodcast #Humor #DontBeSoSerious #Seattle #PatCashman #TGIF #almostthere #metoo | #RoadmapforSuccess
February 18, 2020 Entertainment Adam E. Williams

Pat and Lisa chat about awards ceremonies. And, read any good biographies lately? The #MeToo movement was sadly a whole different ball game in old Hollywood. Also, have you ever spent money on a… Seattle Radio personalities (and we use that term loosely) Pat Cashman and Lisa Foster are BACK and on DEMAND talking about

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New email scheme threatens to get websites kicked off Google AdSense unless they pay bitcoin – #google #adsense #email #scam #websites #phishing #bitcoin | #RoadmapforSuccess
February 17, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A new email scam threatens website owners with a flood of bot traffic to get their Google AdSense accounts suspended, Krebs on Security reports. By directing a large amount of bot traffic to a company’s banner ads, the scammers could trigger Google’s automated anti-fraud protection, which flags traffic

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Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change – #amazon #jeffbezos #earthfund #climatechange | #RoadmapforSuccess
February 17, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Today, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he would be committing $10 billion to fight climate change through a new fund called the Bezos Earth Fund. He announced new fund in a post on Instagram. Amazon confirmed the existence of the fund to The Verge: View this post

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Watch the first trailer for ‘Amazing Stories,’ Steven Spielberg’s Apple TV Plus show – #amazingstories #trailer #stevenspielberg #apple #appletv #childhood | #RoadmapforSuccess
February 17, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Image: Apple Today, Apple posted a trailer for Amazing Stories, a new anthology series executive produced by legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg and helmed by his production company Amblin Entertainment. The new series launches on Apple TV Plus on March 6th. The new Amazing Stories is a revival of Spielberg’s NBC series that first aired in

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Google removes alleged spying app ToTok from the Play Store for a second time – #Google #totok #playstore #app #Spying #UAE #Apple #appstore | #RoadmapforSuccess
February 15, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has removed the chat app ToTok, which is allegedly an espionage tool for the United Arab Emirates, from the Play Store for a second time. The app was previously pulled from Apple’s App Store and the Google Play Store in December, shortly before The New York Times

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Redbox launches an ad-supported streaming TV service – #RedBox #streaming #video #DVD | #RoadmapforSuccess
February 15, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

This week, DVD kiosk company Redbox quietly launched an ad-supported online video streaming service. It’s still in a limited release, but you can check it out right now in your web browser or through the Redbox Android and iOS mobile apps. Free Live TV’s layout is similar to other ad-supported live TV services like Xumo.

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