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Microsoft is retiring its default font, and it wants your help choosing a new one

The company has commissioned five new custom typefaces to replace Calibri, a workhorse of a font that has been the default for all your Word docs and Outlook emails since 2007.Default fonts are design

Samsung’s entry-level Galaxy Book starts at around $800, but has no OLED screen

Samsung announced two entry-level Galaxy Book laptops at its Unpacked event: the Galaxy Book and the Galaxy Book Flex2 Alpha.The former will start at around $800 (according to Samsung, that price is s

A Billion Dollar Battle Over a Parking Lot at the Seaport

This is still the challenge.”.New Yorkers really didn’t go at all.For good reason the Landmarks Conservancy; Manhattan’s borough president, Gale Brewer; the local City Council representative, Ma

How to get free books on your Kindle

An Amazon Kindle is a lot like a laptop, or a cell phone, or a house: Once you buy one, you have to buy things to fill it up to make it useful.Now, on to finding some free ebooks.Many of the ebooks yo

Brit Awards 2021: No masks, no social distancing and a 4,000-strong crowd

The ceremony at London's O2 Arena will take place on May 11, with an audience made up of 2,500 frontline workers and another 1,500 corporate invitees.The ceremony is one of several live test events be

William Henry Fox Talbot photographs fetches almost $2M

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN.Sotheby's auction house, which handled the sale, has described the photographs as 'arguably the most important lot of 19th century photographs to ever come to market.Offe

Help kids bring their own characters to life with this 3D building set

Products featured here are selected by our partners at StackCommerce.TL;DR: Let your kid's imagination run wild with the 3Doodler 3D Build and Play kit, on sale for $19.Give your kids tools to inspire

After Bullying Reports, Scott Rudin Will Step Away From Broadway

Scott Rudin, a powerful Broadway producer facing renewed accusations of bullying, apologized Saturday for “troubling interactions with colleagues” and said he would step aside from “active parti

Apple Music streaming revenue detailed in letter to artists – TechCrunch

Streaming revenue has been a longtime concern for musicians, especially those scraping by in the wake of an industry-wide implosion of record labels.Apple is hoping to clarify some of the major questi

Gustavo Dudamel, Superstar Conductor, Is to Lead Paris Opera

In a coup for the venerable Paris Opera, founded in 1669 by Louis XIV, the company announced on Friday that the superstar conductor Gustavo Dudamel would be its next music director.The musical leader

Canon announces EOS R3 pro mirrorless camera in development

Last month Nikon announced the development of its highest-end mirrorless camera to date, and now Canon has responded with the announcement of the EOS R3, which ought to fit in a similar bracket.The R3

Someone please put these classic science fiction novel stamps on my wall

I'm no expert on stamps.The artists behind the works are Sabina Šinko, Francisco Rodríguez, Thomas Danthony, Mick Brownfield, Matt Murphy, and Sarah Jones.Image: Mick Brownfield / royal mail .Image:
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