The Huawei MediaPad M7 could bring the punch-hole camera to tablets

It looks like Huawei has another tablet in the works, if a newly leaked image is to be believed, and it’s bringing something a little out of the ordinary to the market – a punch-hole notch for a selfie camera. Images procured by 91mobiles show what we think is the Huawei MediaPad M7, codenamed Marx inside Huawei, and set to be available in blue or silver. Besides that punch-hole notch in the corner of the display, the tablet also appears to have a dual-lens camera around the back, and is going to come with support for Huawei’s very own M-Pen stylus. More on the 16-inch MacBook ProTablet demand could be… Read More

Continue Reading

China Roundup: Tencent’s NBA test, TikTok parent deepens education push

Welcome to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of events that happened at major Chinese tech companies and what they mean to tech founders and executives around the world. The talk about U.S.-China relationships over the past two weeks has centered heavily on the NBA controversy, which has put the interest of some of China’s largest tech firms at stake. Last week, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey voiced support for Hong Kong protests in his since-deleted tweet, angering China’s NBA fans and prompting a raft of local tech companies to sever ties with the league. But some businesses seem to be back on track. Tencent, which is famous for a… Read More

Continue Reading

The creators of HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ say the tech industry’s lack of self-awareness is what makes it a good punchline — and explain why there’s no WeWork episode

The sixth and final season of HBO’s tech satire “Silicon Valley” premieres on October 27. We attending a screening of the first episode of the season at an event with the show’s creators and several cast members in San Francisco on Wednesday. Mike Judge and Alec Berg, the show’s creators, told Business Insider that they’re really satirizing the tech industry’s lack of self-awareness — which is why things keep happening in real life that seem like they could have come from an episode of “Silicon Valley,” and vice versa. Judge pointed to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s controversial retreat in Myanmar, which eerily mirrored a subplot in the show where antagonist… Read More

Continue Reading

The worst Kickstarter projects of all time according to 2 podcasters who call out the most egregious

Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter allow anyone to pursue funding for their pipe dreams. With zero barrier to entry, the site has its fair share of weak ideas. The podcast “Your Kickstarter Sucks” documents the worst projects that crowdfunding sites have to offer from week to week. Podcast hosts Mike Hale and Jesse Farrar spoke to Business Insider about the most egregious Kickstarters they’ve seen over the years. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. In the past decade, sites like Kickstarter have changed the landscape of fundraising — average people now have a platform to raise money for bold, new ideas without the red tape and financial barriers associated with… Read More

Continue Reading

Man Utd vs Liverpool live stream: how to watch today’s Premier League football online from anywhere

With Man United’s form in free fall, the international break has given Man United’s beleaguered boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer some much needed respite and space to reassess. Sadly for Solskjaer, the fixture computer hasn’t been kind on their return to Premier League action, throwing up a visit from their fierce rivals Liverpool who just happen to be in seemingly unstoppable form. Will Liverpool continue their relentless run or will United raise their game against Jurgen Klopp’s men? You can watch all the action as it happens, no matter where you are in the world, by following our Man Utd vs Liverpool live stream guide below. As if they didn’t have… Read More

Continue Reading