Gears & Gadgets

Netflix lost US subscribers in Q2 over price hikes; how can it win them back?

Enlarge / Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. re:publica If you’ve been grumbling about the rising cost of your Netflix account, it seems you’re not alone. Netflix shared its second-quarter financial results and the company indicated that higher prices may have led to dips in the platform’s subscriber counts. Revenue for the video streaming service totaled $ […]

Emerging Tech

A.I. cameras could help stomp out wildfires before they become disastrous

This summer marks one year since California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire season ever. And while not for a second diminishing the devastation caused by that disaster, it’s not an isolated event. Many countries around the world are experiencing unprecedented heat waves, which pose similar fire risks. Could cutting-edge technology help? The folks behind Bee2FireDetection […]

Computer

HP Envy 13 (2019)

Envy, as you probably know, is HP’s upscale-but-not-deluxe brand, positioned above its Pavilion PCs but below its Spectre models. You can think of the new Envy 13 (starts at $ 749.99; $ 1,199.99 as tested) as a replacement for the much-missed Spectre 13 ultraportable—while it has a touch screen, it’s a clamshell laptop that doesn’t […]