How a Dream Job Streaming on Twitch Can Become a Burnout Nightmare
"Streamers are not really known for hard partying..." writes the Guardian's videogames editor, after meeting the up-and-coming stars of Twitch. "I was instead astonished — and, honestly, worried — by how hard they worked." The woman sitting next to me told me that she streams for eight to 10 hours every day, and when she wasn't live she was curating her social media, responding to fans, scouting for brand partnerships or collaborations with other streamers; throughout our conversation she was...
Apple's AR Headset Coming Next Year With 'Mac-level' Power, Report Says
Apple's first AR headset will be released in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to a research note from analyst Ming-chi Kuo. The Verge: Kuo predicted back in March that the headset would be released sometime next year, and is now also providing more technical information on the device. The headset will have two processors, according to Kuo, one with "the same level of computing power as M1" and one lower-end chip to handle input from the various sensors. For example, Kuo says that the hea...
Inside the new AWS
As 2021 winds down, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is just getting started, with AWS re:Invent kicking off this week. For the past few months, AWS product teams have been beavering away on a variety of updates to existing services and new, as-yet-unannounced services, all hoping they’ll be picked for announcement at re:Invent or, even better, that Adam Selipsky, AWS’ new CEO, will incorporate these new services and features into his Tuesday keynote. Although AWS is famously tight-lipped about prod...
Thought Machine closes $200M for its cloud native banking SaaS and becomes a unicorn
Thought Machine, a 2014 (Xoogler) founded startup that sells cloud-based b2b banking services, has closed a $200 million Series C round and announced that it’s achieved unicorn status (aka, passing a $1BN valuation). The new funding follows an $83M Series B round last year — when it described its market cap as “increasing healthily”. The […]
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The Right Chemistry: 'Ditch your meds'? Don't listen to 'The People's Chemist'
Farcical statements by Shane Ellison, who markets a bevy of “chemical-free” supplements, are surprising, given his his chemistry background.
IC distributors see order visibility for Wi-Fi SoCs through 1H22
Distributors of niche-type ICs such as networking chips are poised to benefit from quote hikes for Wi-Fi 5 SoCs that see an increasingly severe shortage, with their order visibility already clear through the first half of 2022, according to industry sources.
Ways to Prevent IT Projects From Getting Sunk
There can be more to ‘sinking’ IT projects than just missing deadlines, miscommunicating with users or having vendors let you down.
BrandPost: Architecting Edge Computing Infrastructure Is Simplified With New Vertiv Report and Digital Configuration Tool
Edge computing is a simple concept. Move processing and storage closer to devices and users to better manage the tsunami of data being generated and consumed across your enterprise and enable new digital applications. But it’s not so simple in execution. Edge use cases have different requirements that must be factored into your edge strategy. And edge computing sites are deployed in very different physical environments. While some edge use cases may be supported by IT racks in a regional colo...
Community systems offer alternative paths for solar growth
As demand for renewable energy surges, “community solar” installations are popping up around the U.S. They're larger than home rooftop systems but smaller than utility-scale complexes
10 Google search tricks to help you find what you’re looking for
When it comes to finding what you want on Google, some tricks make the job easy: filter search results by date, exclude keywords you don't need, search specifically by the file type you want, and more.
Chinese national charged with cyberstalking, accused of creating fake sexual profiles of Minnesota woman
The 10 Hottest Cloud Security Startups Of 2021
The 10 hottest cloud security startups include companies finding cloud vulnerabilities and misconfigurations, monitoring managed and unmanaged datastores, and identifying overprivileged users and incorrectly assigned permissions.
The reimagined Apple The Grove now open in Los Angeles
The entirely new Apple The Grove opened this Friday, November 19, at the popular shopping destination in Los Angeles.
How To Maintain A Large Next.js Application
In this article, Nirmalya discusses some of the complex problems that he faced while building and maintaining large Next.js applications. He always explains how these problems can be solved by using various tools.
Enjoy Cyber Monday savings of up to 70% on these gifts for gamers
Most people would agree that gamers are a pretty selective bunch. And that makes them really hard to shop for, especially around the holidays. So we’ve curated this list of five items that we think any gamer would love to receive. And since each one is discounted so heavily for Cyber Monday, they’re easier than […]
Galaxy Z Fold 3 cameras found an ally in DxOMark
While the Galaxy Z Fold 3 had notable upgrades, like the S Pen support, it was also heavily criticized for its disappointing cameras. As if the 4MP under-display camera weren’t bad enough, the main cameras on the phone’s back haven’t actually moved forward since the Galaxy Z Fold 2. Compared to the Galaxy S21 Ultra from earlier this year, that … Continue reading
A broken supply chain isn't a problem for the logistics industry. It's a moneymaking opportunity
The logjam at the ports and larger supply chain disruptions have led to record-setting profits for big companies in the logistics business.
Did you (or your dog) eat a suspicious mushroom? These very online mycologists want to help.
Meet the fast-growing global community that identifies fungi and plants and helps assess poison risk.
The Best Cyber Monday Deals on Fitness and Outdoor Gear
Gear up for next year's adventures or plunge into a winter wonderland with these deals on ebikes, outdoor clothing, and fitness trackers.
Super-Powered Gameboy Advance Runs PS1 Games
Alfonso hacked the Gameboy Advance by moving its game processing and rendering to a custom cartridge, which contained a Raspberry Pi 3 with a PlayStation emulator. The post Super-Powered Gameboy Advance Runs PS1 Games appeared first on ExtremeTech .
Hunt for the ‘Blood Diamond of Batteries’ Impedes Green Energy Push
Dangerous mining conditions plague Congo, home to the world’s largest supply of cobalt, a key ingredient in electric cars. A leadership battle threatens reforms.
Nissan to invest £13bn on speeding switch to electric cars
Sunderland plant to play key role as carmaker says it will introduce 23 ‘electrified’ models by 2030 Nissan is to invest almost 2tn yen (£13.2bn) into vehicle electrification over the next five years, including a key role for its plant in Sunderland, in its battle with rival traditional carmakers and specialists such as Tesla. The Japanese car manufacturer, which launched one of the world’s fir...
Apple slashes prices of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus by up to Rs 22,000
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version ...