Apple honors eight developers with annual Apple Design Awards
Apple today honored eight app and game developers with an Apple Design Award, celebrating their innovation, creativity, and mastery of Apple tools.
Yes, it's safe to move sensitive data to the cloud
According to a study by the Cloud Security Alliance , 69 percent of enterprises have moved or are moving mission-critical information to the cloud. The research also shows 65 percent of businesses are worried about migrating sensitive data, and 59 percent of them have security concerns. I get it. If your data is in the cloud, then it’s not in your data center. You can’t touch the server, theref...
How To Test Your React Apps With The React Testing Library
Today, we’ll briefly discuss why it’s important to write automated tests for any software project, and shed light on some of the common types of automated testing. We’ll build a to-do list app by following the Test-Driven Development (TDD) approach. I’ll show you how to write both unit and functional tests, and in the process, explain what code mocks are by mocking a few libraries. I’ll be usin...
Townscaper impressions: Build picturesque fishing villages with no direction and no drama
In the beginning, there was an ocean. Vast and unbroken, it stretched from one end of the horizon to the other, the blue of the sky barely distinguished from the blue of the sea. Then there was a pier, dredged up from the nothingness below the sea, a stone-and-sand bulwark battered by waves. The not-ocean grew, the pier becoming a harbor, then an island, and on that island grew houses—in white ...
Cambridge Audio CXN (v2) network audio streamer review: This is a sweet-sounding, high-tech musical powerhouse
Rethinking Technology Road Maps for the Second Half of 2020
Businesses are now able to look again at the future of technology and their technology road maps in a new light -- and many realize that their priorities have drastically changed.
It's not a Windows 10 release without something breaking so here's a troubleshooter for your OneDrive woes
If you wanna make your own open-source chip, just Google it. Literally. Web giant says it'll fab them for free
UK government shakes magic money tree, finds $500m to buy a stake in struggling satellite firm OneWeb
The good news: Vodafone switches on first full-fat, real-life 5G network in the UK. The bad news: it only got sent to Coventry
Dutch national broadcaster saw ad revenue rise when it stopped tracking users... It's meant to work like that, right?
Erudite, insightful, self-aware and almost human: Give your local database admin a hug – it's DBA Appreciation Day
Cool IT support drones never look at explosions: Time to resolution for misbehaving mouse? Three seconds
Don't beat yourself up for overeating in lockdown. This black hole scoffs equivalent of our Sun every day
ET Independence Day Deals: Dell U4320Q UltraSharp 43-Inch 4K Monitor for $710, All-New Ring Video Doorbell w/ Echo Dot only $79
Celebrate this Independence Day with discounts on new high-end devices. Today you can get your hands on a Ring Video Doorbell cam for a mere $79.99. There's also a 4K 43-inch Dell monitor that is available with hundreds cut off its retail price, and it comes with a bonus $100 gift card to make the deal all that much better. The post ET Independence Day Deals: Dell U4320Q UltraSharp 43-Inch 4K M...
ET Deals: Dell UltraSharp U3415W 34-Inch Curved Ultrawide 2K Monitor + $100 Gift Card for $553, Samsung 1TB SSD for $99, WD Eas
Rotating streaming services trend pushes back against rising costs
The streaming industry has grown seemingly exponentially over the past couple of years, with a huge variety of major and minor services launching across the already fragmented landscape. Companies are competing to earn subscribers by releasing original shows exclusive to their own platforms, ultimately fueling the biggest complaint from consumers: the costs have gotten too high. A growing trend...
This Year’s Summer Campground: Our Bedrooms and Living Rooms
Summer camp in the pandemic looks just like a screen. But what happens when kids run away from the computer?
Spouse cheating? 10 tech clues to find evidence
Years of marriage will hone a spouse’s instincts, and we often know when something seems funny. Smartphones, tablets, computers, and smart tech absorb adulterous evidence like a sponge. Once suspicions are aroused, a digital trail could contain many clues about a potential dalliance.
Sen. Tim Scott: Fourth of July challenges – as in times past we will unite, progress and hope, always
Google-backed Groups Criticize Apple's New Warnings on User Tracking
A group of European digital advertising associations on Friday criticized Apple's plans to require apps to seek additional permission from users before tracking them across other apps and websites. From a report: Apple last week disclosed features in its forthcoming operating system for iPhones and iPads that will require apps to show a pop-up screen before they enable a form of tracking commonly needed to show personalized ads. Sixteen marketing associations, some of which are backed by Face...
Germany is First Major Economy To Phase Out Coal and Nuclear
German lawmakers have finalized the country's long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source, backing a plan that environmental groups say isn't ambitious enough and free marketeers criticize as a waste of taxpayers' money. From a report: Bills approved by both houses of parliament Friday envision shutting down the last coal-fired power plant by 2038 and spending some $45 billion to help affected regions cope with the transition. The plan is part of Germany's 'energy transition' -- an eff...
Mozilla Common Voice Updates Will Help Train the 'Hey Firefox' Wakeword For Voice-Based Web Browsing
The Right Chemistry: Toilet paper and its predecessors
Over the years, since ancient times, people have come up with a variety of ways to wipe their bottoms.
For 'Insta-brands,' boycotting Facebook advertising isn't easy
For companies whose entire livelihood depends on finding customers through Facebook and Instagram ads, the prospect of joining a boycott of those platforms raises a unique dilemma.
Tesla is taking reservations for its Cybertruck in China
Tesla has opened up reservations for its all-electric Cybertruck to customers in China, a move that will test the market’s appetite for a massive, futuristic truck. The reservations page on Tesla’s China website was first posted in Reddit channel r/teslamotors by user u/aaronhry. Electrek also reported on the Reddit post. The Cybertruck, which was unveiled […]
GGV’s Jeff Richards: ‘There is a level of resiliency in Silicon Valley that we did not have 10 years ago’
The UK government to acquire satellite company OneWeb in deal funded in part by India’s Bharti Global
Infineon eyes potential of e-SIM in M2M
Adoption of e-SIM technology is expected to be driven mainly by handset applications in the next few years as consumers can switch their telecom service providers easily with the technology, but the machine to machine (M2M) sector is where the e-SIM technology can demonstrate its full potential, according to Stephen Chiang, manager of Digital Security Solution Division, Infineon Technologies.
HP CEO Lores On As-A-Service 'Acceleration' And Combining Managed Print With Instant Ink
HP CEO Enrique Lores says the company is meeting the work-from-home demand with solutions such as combining Instant Ink with managed print services.
Geofence warrants to be tested in Virginia bank robbery case
A controversial investigative technique is getting its first real legal test in a federal courtroom in Richmond, where a judge is being asked to toss out evidence gathered through a geofence warrant in a Virginia bank robbery
Struggling for shut-eye in lockdown? Sleep-tracking devices may help
The lowdown on free apps, sensors you wear and a mat you slip under your mattress Months in covd-19-induced lockdown have for many of us taken a toll on our sleep. From the late-night scrolling through news to the bizarre dreams and midnight wake-ups worrying, the stress of the coronavirus pandemic has been wreaking havoc on our collective sleeping habits. A recent survey found two in five peop...
‘Being online has helped us survive’: how e-commerce can kickstart your small business in lockdown – and beyond
Freeze-dried fruit and brownies: how having a website kept these businesses thriving when lockdown hit
Inside network automation trends
With the novel coronavirus dragging the global economy into recession and forcing entire workforces to telecommute, many businesses have been forced into an early stress test of their digital transformation (DX) investments. The results of those pop quizzes have been mixed. On one hand Zoom Bombs are now a thing, but on the positive side, most IT organizations have found that supporting a surge...