Is It Time For Apple To Acknowledge Flexgate?
In January 2019, iFixit revealed a design flaw where the ribbon cable that connects the body of some MacBook Pros to their display wears down too quickly, causing uneven backlighting at the bottom of the display. There now appears to be growing frustration among users at Apple's reaction. Vlad Savov from The Verge said it is time for the company to acknowledge and deal with the issue: A petition, now numbering more than 15,000, would beg to differ. It calls for Apple to publicly recognize Fle...
Launching from YC, Eclipse Foods casts a long shadow over the $336 billion dairy industry
Eclipse Foods may be the company that finally takes milk out of the dairy business. Ever since the acquisition of WhiteWave Foods by the French dairy giant Danone for over $10 billion investors have been thirsting for a technology that would give consumers a better tasting, more milky (for lack of a better word), milk […]
Crytek Shows 4K 30 FPS Ray Tracing On Non-RTX AMD and NVIDIA GPUs
dryriver writes: Crytek has published a video showing an ordinary AMD Vega 56 GPU -- which has no raytracing specific circuitry and only costs around $450 -- real-time ray tracing a complex 3D city environment at 4K 30 FPS. Crytek says that the technology demo runs fine on most normal NVIDIA and AMD gaming GPUs. As if this wasn't impressive already, the software real-time ray tracing technology is still in development and not even final. The framerates achieved may thus go up further, raising...
Norsk Hydro, One of the World's Largest Aluminum Producers, Switches To Manual Operations After Ransomware Infection
Firefox 66 silences autoplaying videos, content-pushing ads
Although it’s no longer a Wild, Wild West, World Wide Web is still far from being a peaceful territory. There is no shortage of players who’d do everything to make an easy buck or even legit actors that impose their will on users, even if it means ruining the latter’s experience. From autoplaying videos that can scare the daylights out … Continue reading
The New Social Network That Isn’t New at All
When an inveterate tweeter and social media hound decided to change his ways, what did he turn to? An email newsletter.
Meet YouTube-linked games-streaming Stadia, yet another service Google will kill in two years – or will kill Twitch
Super Cali optimistic right-to-repair's negotious, even though Apple thought it was something quite atrocious
Ransomware drops the Lillehammer on Norsk Hydro: Aluminium giant forced into manual mode after systems scrambled
With an estimated 63 million devices joining the business end of networks a second by 2020, are you prepared?
Microsoft Teams taps AI to boost new background, whiteboarding features
Microsoft Teams is moving ahead in its gradual replacement of Skype for Business, which was once Microsoft’s go-to solution for collaborating via video or text. On Tuesday Microsoft announced several new collaborative features that lean toward business use, especially for those who work in collaborative environments at an office. One of the flagship features— background blurring for remote or h...
Summer Baby Pixel Cadet Video Monitor review: A virtual boundary provides a "safe space" for your infant
Grassroots Cannabis Raises $90 Million To Continue Blooming As Multi-State Operator
Through its 119 million-square-foot in cultivation space, Grassroots Cannabis produces its own line of flower, concentrates, vapes and edibles which are sold in its 15 dispensaries located in 11 states.
Foxconn plans to set up global data center in Kaohsiung
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai) plans to set up a global data center in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, with the center to process and store data for clients, according to company chairman Terry Guo.
Lead with Purpose: Data, Analytics Cultural Challenges
Analytics, and AI offer great potential, but concerns over privacy, AI replacing humans, and negative consequences have cast a pall. Now, lead with purpose.
Airbnb sold some common stock at a $35 billion valuation, but what is the company really worth?
The home-rental startup hasn’t raised money in two years, so every piece of information pre-IPO is revealing about the company.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says the obvious: he won’t be working with Apple when it launches its new video plans
Everyone who used to run Time Warner is out the door less than a year after AT&T paid $85 billion for the media giant
Apple teams with media literacy programs in the US and Europe
Apple today announced a new initiative in support of nonprofits in the US and Europe that offer nonpartisan, independent media literacy programs.
New Google project offers Kubernetes building blocks for CI/CD
Cloud-native technologies such as Kubernetes promise to be a hedge against cloud lock-in . A new open-source project, Tekton , offers a Kubernetes-native framework for quickly building CI/CD systems that run anywhere Kubernetes runs. Plus, Tekton will work with existing CI/CD servers such as Jenkins. The Google-led project, which has had contributions from other companies, features a shared set...
I Used The Web For A Day On Internet Explorer 8
This article is part of a series in which I attempt to use the web under various constraints, representing a given demographic of user. I hope to raise the profile of difficulties faced by real people, which are avoidable if we design and develop in a way that is sympathetic to their needs. Last time, I navigated the web for a day using a screen reader. This time, I spent the day using Internet...
Get Over 40% Off on Corel Painter 2019 to Create Your Masterpiece
Digital artists are more likely to receive attention when they use professional software. Want to upgrade to one of the world’s top titles but can’t afford full price? Then take advantage of this […] The post Get Over 40% Off on Corel Painter 2019 to Create Your Masterpiece appeared first on Geek.com .
Trump slams Facebook, Google, Twitter, says tech giants are 'on the side of the Radical Left Democrats'
Samsung Electronics sees tough 2019 for component business: CEO
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd expects a tough year for its component business including memory chips due to sluggish growth in the smartphone market and reduced investment from data center companies, Chief Executive Kim Ki-nam said on Wednesday.
Facebook agrees to ban discriminatory ads in civil rights settlement
ACLU hails ‘sweeping changes’ after company criticized over race-, gender-, and age-based ad targeting Facebook is taking steps to block discriminatory ads for housing, employment and credit by preventing advertisers from targeting users based on race, gender, age and zip code. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and other rights groups, which sued Facebook for violating civil rights laws...
ET Deals: Up to 27 Percent Off Samsung EVO Select MicroSDXC Cards, Dell XPS 8930 for $700
Snag some more storage on the cheap! For a limited time, Amazon is selling Samsung EVO Select SD cards at a significant discount. Grab a 512GB card for $130, a 256GB card for $40, and a 128GB card for a mere $20. The post ET Deals: Up to 27 Percent Off Samsung EVO Select MicroSDXC Cards, Dell XPS 8930 for $700 appeared first on ExtremeTech .
Cisco spreads AI across WebEx meetings
Cisco WebEx has rolled out a package of AI-based features that brings together recently acquired technologies it says will make business meetings more efficient and intuitive. The WebEx conferencing tool enhancements, which include faster meeting startup, a better way to know the people attending a meeting and facial-recognition improvements will help customers more effectively collaborate from...
CRN Channel Madness Round 1: Dismore, Kritzer In Close Match; Kinlaw Pulls Ahead
There are less than 24 hours of voting left in Round 1 of CRN Channel Madness. Here’s a look at where the contests stand.
Google’s new Stadia service will let you play video games without downloading them
Google made a big leap into interactive entertainment Tuesday, announcing an online video gaming platform that it said represents the future of play. The streaming games service, called Stadia, will enable users to run video games on sophisticated hardware maintained remotely by Google and directly...
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