Amazon, Apple Probed by Germany Over Online Sales Curbs
Amazon and Apple face German antitrust scrutiny over a policy that excludes independent sellers of brand products on the online market place. From a report: Germany's Federal Cartel Office, the country's antitrust regulator, is probing both companies over a policy at Amazon called "brandgating," the authority said in an emailed statement. The policy allows makers of branded products such as iPhones to have independent sellers removed from the platform as long as Amazon can sell the items, acc...
Microsoft Overhauls Excel With Live Custom Data Types
Microsoft is overhauling Excel with the ability to support custom live data types. The Verge reports: You could import the data type for Seattle, for example, and then create a formula that references that single cell to pull out information on the population of Seattle. These data types work by cramming a set of structured data into a single cell in Excel that can then be referenced by the rest of the spreadsheet. Data can also be refreshed to keep it up to date. If you're a student who is r...
Fortnite C2 Season 4 leak teases game’s biggest event ever
A new leak claims that Fortnite players will experience the game’s biggest event ever in December, one so monumental that it will change the game as players know it. This is a big claim, particularly in light of the fact that Epic recently did away with its battle royale island and replaced it with an entirely new one, something that … Continue reading
Polestar recalls its newest EV for the second time this month
Polestar, the electric vehicle brand that was spun out of Volvo Car Group, has issued another recall for its newest electric vehicle. The company is voluntarily recalling nearly 4,600 vehicles over what has been described as a faulty inverters, Reuters reported. Polestar said in a statement that all affected customers will be notified, beginning November […]
Judge sides with Huawei CFO on some claims but does not dismiss U.S. extradition case
A judge has blocked an attempt by Canada's attorney general to get parts of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou's arguments dismissed in the case to extradite her to the United States, according to a ruling released on Thursday.
In Embryos, Crispr Can Cut Out Whole Chromosomes—That's Bad
The DNA-cutting tool has been hailed as a way to fix genetic glitches. But a new study suggests it can remove more than scientists bargained for.
Lenovo’s Wave Of The Future Is Here Today: 5 Next-Generation Data Center Products
Lenovo’s data center innovation engine is in full swing this year as the company launches a slew of new architectures to elevate server capabilities and take its hybrid cloud strategy to the next level.
ET Amazon Device Deals: Amazon Echo Show 8 for $69, Ring Video Doorbell 3 w/ Echo Show 5 for $149
Amazon is once again running sales on many of its own products with prices that match what we saw during Prime Day. In addition to Amazon's Echo Show and Fire TV devices, you can also save on Amazon's Kindle and some Ring Video Doorbell home security cameras. The post ET Amazon Device Deals: Amazon Echo Show 8 for $69, Ring Video Doorbell 3 w/ Echo Show 5 for $149 appeared first on ExtremeTech .
Cisco fortifies and simplifies its security portfolio with eye toward cloud, zero trust
Simplifying security options for enterprise customers is a daunting task, and it can be even harder in the current pandemic-driven workforce environment. But Cisco is taking steps to both streamline and bolster its security menu, according to news out of its virtual Partner Summit conference. For starters, Cisco is eliminating 50 product names and simplifying its offerings within the renamed Cisco Secure portfolio. Cisco is also reinforcing its key platforms, including its SecureX and zero tr...
Amazon third-quarter earnings soar as pandemic sales triple profits
Company sees a 37% increase in earnings Revenues of $96.15bn were better than analysts expected Amazon reported blowout third-quarter results on Thursday as a pandemic sales boost helped the company triple its profits amid a 37% increase in earnings. The company’s revenues of $96.15bn were better than analysts expected and its net income increased to $6.3bn in the third quarter, compared with n...
Shudder vs. Screambox: Which Horror Streaming Service Is the Best for Halloween Thrills?
If you want access to the most frightening films and shows, Shudder and Screambox should make your short list. The right one for you depends on what you want to watch, but both are bloody good deals.
Deno 1.5 brings faster bundling, tree-shaking
How To Build A GraphQL Server Using Next.js API Routes
This guide will teach you the basics of Next.js API Routes. We will start by explaining what they are and why API Routes are useful compared to REST or GraphQL APIs. Then, we will guide you through a step by step tutorial on how to build your very first GraphQL server with Next.js and the Github API.
Windows Insider build 20246 removes features amid roadmap questions
As Microsoft moves past the Windows 10 October 2020 Update, speculation has begun: What is the future, exactly? A new Windows Insider build that removes features is raising more questions. Microsoft released Windows Insider Preview Build 20246 into the Dev Channel on Thursday, with the usual caveat that the Dev Channel includes code that may or may not ever come to light. It’s possible, then, t...
AIOps, DevSecOps, and Beyond: Exploring New Facets of DevOps
The inclusion of security and artificial intelligence in the mix is making DevOps more complex but is also creating new possibilities to hasten delivery.
SpaceX starts rolling out Starlink internet, hoping it'll fund Mars flights
SpaceX is starting public beta testing of its Starlink broadband internet service. The price: $99 a month, plus $499 of hardware.
Highlights of the day: Apple sees strong demand for iPhone 12 Pro
Demand for the iPhone 12 Pro has been so strong delivery lead time from manufacturers has had to be extended. And Apple is set to increase orders for VCSEL chips supporting the iPhone 12 Pro 's LiDAR scanner for immersive augmented reality (AR). The PC market has seen risk sales in the wake of the pandemic, but graphics card vendors may see shipments decline in fourth-quarter 2020, due partly t...
Tech giants report higher profits - some more than others
Five technology giants are reporting earnings Thursday, providing the latest indication of whether they are rebounding from an economic slowdown earlier this year
Big Tech Continues Its Surge Ahead of the Rest of the Economy
Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Alphabet reported the latest in a string of enormous quarterly profits on Thursday.
Massachusetts restaurant ‘shocked’ by $700 tip
Brewer’s Tap & Table in Waltham, Massachusetts, received a $700 tip on a $168 meal on Saturday afternoon.