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Electric seaplanes could soon ferry passengers in the Pacific Northwest

NASA, Boeing and Uber have each announced plans for electric and hybrid passenger aircraft, but a smaller aviation company might beat them to the punch. Yesterday, Harbour Airlines announced that it will convert all of its seaplanes into electric aircraft. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/27/harbour-airlines-electric-seaplanes/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D3655%252C2437%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1067%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-03%252F7fe538c0-50a7-11e9-afed-6622893fc2be%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D15296def37d862931e1acabbafa9c46d792bc0e3&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=eb47f85b6ee99e2f161279fc77d07a7db9ae383d

Sundar Pichai met with President Trump about Google’s ‘commitment to working with the US government’

On Wednesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai met with President Trump to discuss contracts and other ongoing partnerships with the US government. “I just met with Sundar Pichai, President of Google, who is obviously doing quite well,” President Trump tweeted after the meeting. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/27/18284415/sundar-pichai-donald-trump-meeting-white-househttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/63310953/vpavic_171003_2029_0067.0.jpg

FTC hands multimillion-dollar fines to four robocalling companies

Four “robocalling” companies, including an operation that allegedly scammed businesses by pretending to be Google, have shut down and settled lawsuits with the Federal Trade Commission. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/27/18283840/ftc-robocalling-fine-settlement-netdotsolutions-higher-goals-veterans-of-america-pointbreakhttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/63309018/DSCF2964.0.jpg

Apple acknowledges keyboard problems with recent MacBooks

It’s public knowledge that Apple added silicone membranes to its third-generation MacBook keyboards to prevent debris from getting in, but how well does that work, really? Not necessarily as much as Apple would like. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/27/apple-3rd-gen-butterfly-keyboard-problems/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D1600%252C1066%252C0%252C1%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1066%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-03%252F3fc46a10-50aa-11e9-addc-e8844462a655%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D16133673e1a3f2ef936b4685c138740468bad849&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=a753a6f59e775f2e45f93c13b99f154672fc5db1

Everything we know so far about how the Apple Card works

Apple’s newly announced credit card sounds attractive on paper: no late or international fees, up to 3 percent cash back paid daily, and a physical card made of titanium. So are there any catches? from https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/27/18281071/how-apple-credit-card-works-fine-print-fees-cash-back-titaniumhttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/63308691/lcimg_97920430_16e8_4b75_88cf_02bb6ba9942a.0.jpg

Best Gaming Mice Under $50 in 2019

A great gaming mouse is very important if you’re looking to seriously get into PC gaming, but if you aren’t careful, you may spend much more money than you need to. In reality. from https://www.windowscentral.com/best-gaming-mice-under-50https://www.windowscentral.com/sites/wpcentral.com/files/styles/w1600h900crop/public/field/image/2019/03/corsair-m65-pro-se.jpg?itok=AR3txg73

Now Google’s robotics lab focuses on machine learning

Google didn’t completely scrap its robotic dreams after it sold off Boston Dynamics and shuttered the other robotic start-ups it acquired over the past decade. Now, the tech giant has given us a glimpse of how the program has changed in a blog post and a New York Times report. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/27/googles-robotics-lab-machine-learning/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D1200%252C627%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C836%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-03%252Ffa057c20-5050-11e9-bfef-d1614983d7cc%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D351348aa11c53a569d5ad40f3a7ef697471b645a&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=bbfc028dd5b7ac3564fce05bf511930cd0a5c26a