Pebble Founder Says His New App Brings iMessage To Android With a Little 'Trickery'
Beeper is a forthcoming app from the founder of Pebble that claims to be a hub for all your messaging services, including support for iMessage on Android. Gizmodo reports: Instead of managing half a dozen apps for keeping in touch with friends, family, and co-workers, Beeper allows you to funnel everything to one interface. According to its website, the app supports 14 external messaging platforms as well as its own Beeper network. But the company's claim that it brings iMessage to Android, W...
Apple's iPhone 13 Could Ditch the Lightning Port, Feature Next-Gen Vapor Chamber Cooling and In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor
Federal Judge Blocks Parler's Bid To Be Restored on Amazon Web Services
A federal judge has denied Parler's request for a court order blocking Amazon from kicking the social media app off its platform, marking yet another setback in Parler's efforts to get back online. From a report: Judge Barbara Rothstein issued a ruling on Thursday saying that Parler had not met the legal requirements for a temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction. That decision does not end the litigation, but it does mean that the court will not force Amazon Web Services to allo...
When To Say No To Freelance Projects
For hungry freelancers, it can be hard to turn work away. But in the long run, saying no to a project that’s a bad fit will make you a better freelancer. This article will help freelancers and consultants think critically about when to decline an opportunity or request and how to do so assertively but kindly.
Q Acoustics Q Active 200 review: This high-end powered bookshelf audio system delivers impeccable performance
Okta CEO Talks Growing to Serve the Enterprise Scene
Discussion with the NY Enterprise Tech Meetup pulls the curtain back on a startup evolving into a public company that works with larger players.
Column: Pandemic, not privacy, tops list of 2021 consumer trends. Let's change that
Market researcher Euromonitor predicts COVID will define 2021 consumer experiences. But their own report reveals a need for privacy safeguards.
Foxconn reportedly obtains extra iPhone 12 Pro orders
Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is expected to see extra momentum in the first quarter of 2021 thanks to Apple increasing orders for the iPhone 12 Pro series, according to some market observers.
Google threatens to pull search engine in Australia
Google is threatening to make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government proceeds with plans to make tech giants pay for news content
An Australia With No Google? The Bitter Fight Behind a Drastic Threat
The big tech platforms are facing a challenge unlike any other as Australia moves to make them pay for news.
100-year-old World War II veteran becomes 1 millionth Florida senior citizen to receive coronavirus vaccine
A 100-year-old World War II veteran from Florida became the state's one millionth senior citizen to receive the coroonavirus vaccine Friday on "Fox & Friends."
Graham rips Amazon for offering vaccine help to Biden: 'It's disgusting' if they refused to help Trump
House Oversight Dems demand FBI probe of Parler's role as 'potential facilitator' of violence in Capitol riot
Twitter official says it will have a 'global approach' when tackling 'misleading' info, leaked video shows
RCom, Aircel announce merger; create fourth largest telco in India
Reliance Communications and Aircel will hold 50% stake each in the new combined entity, which will be listed later. Both companies will also transfer debt of Rs 14,000 crore each. As for the net worth of the new company, it’ll be around Rs 35,000 crore.
Big changes are coming for 5G edge computing
According to the latest worldwide market study by Juniper Research , telecom network operator spending on MEC (multi-access edge computing) will increase from $2.7 billion in 2020 to $8.3 billion in 2025. You read that right: Spending will almost triple within the next four years. MEC (formerly known as mobile edge computing) is a communications approach that enables cloud computing capabilities at the edge of a cellular network, or really any network. [ Also on InfoWorld: Amazon, Google, and...
Apple Distinguished Educator Mike Lang draws blueprint for change in Las Vegas
Apple Distinguished Educator Mike Lang is breeding civic servants and community activists in Las Vegas.
Dashlane taps JD Sherman, ex-Hubspot COO, as new CEO, as co-founder Emmanuel Schalit steps aside
Our reliance on internet-based services is at an all-time high these days, and that’s brought a new focus on how well we are protected when we go online. Today comes some news from one of the bigger companies working in the area of password security, which points how business is shifting for the companies providing […]
Cloudflare introduces free digital waiting rooms for any organizations distributing COVID-19 vaccines
New MacBook Air could lead Apple’s long-awaited apology to power users
A lot of rumors have been swirling about incoming MacBook updates lately, and today we have a particularly juicy report to sink our teeth into. Just as Apple is rumored to be updating the MacBook Pro significantly, so too is it apparently looking to make some big changes to the MacBook Air. The first big change is rumored to be … Continue reading
What Biden’s acting FCC chair says about his vision for the agency
The FCC can bring back net neutrality and help Americans stay connected during the pandemic — if everything goes its way now.
Donald Trump just issued a surprise pardon for the man at the center of an epic fight between Google and Uber
CEO Arvind Krishna: IBM To Invest $1B In Cloud Ecosystem, ‘Elevating The Role Of Partners’
IBM CEO Arvind Krishna said the company is investing $1 billion in its cloud ecosystem, boosting the role partners play.
Biden Administration Names Jessica Rosenworcel As Acting FCC Chief
FCC commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel has been raised to acting chairwoman by President Joe Biden. Rosenworcel is known for her support of net neutrality rules and prioritizing broadband access for all.
NASA Still Undecided on New SLS Rocket Test After Early Shutdown
NASA has now analyzed the test and says there's no physical problem with the rocket. It may even re-run the test, which is one of the final pieces of the puzzle before NASA begins assembling the first flight-ready SLS stack. The post NASA Still Undecided on New SLS Rocket Test After Early Shutdown appeared first on ExtremeTech .
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How a Linux migration led to the creation of Amazon Web Services
Dan Rose, chairman of Coatue Ventures and Coatue Growth, posted a thread on Twitter the other day, 280 characters or less at a time, in which he chronicled how it came about that AWS infrastructure is built on Linux. Rose was at Amazon from 1999 to 2006, where he managed retail divisions and helped incubate the Kindle reader before moving to Facebook. So he was at Amazon in 2000 when the internet bubble popped,and one high-flying dot-com after another was shriveling up and dying, having burne...
How to expand your wine horizons online | Fiona Beckett on wine
Since we can’t yet visit vineyards, a wine tasting on Zoom (other platforms are available) is the next best way to get to know about wine One of the best things to come out of the months of restrictions and lockdowns (well, you have to search for positives somewhere) are wine tastings on Zoom. And while you might think they wouldn’t have much appeal, the upside is that you have the actual wines...
Google's threat to withdraw its search engine from Australia is chilling to anyone who cares about democracy | Peter Lewis