An Amazon Ad Prompted Steve Jobs and Phil Schiller To Block In-App Purchases of Kindle Books On iOS
According to a collection of internal emails recently released by lawmakers, as part of the House Judiciary Committee's antirust probe into Apple, a series of Amazon advertisements prompted Steve Jobs and Phil Schiller to block in-app purchases of Kindle books on iOS. 9to5Mac reports: As it stands today, the Kindle app for iPhone and iPad does not allow users to purchase ebooks directly. Users can read the ebooks they've already purchased, but to buy new ones, they have to use Safari. This is...
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How To Create A Porsche 911 With Sketch (Part 2)
Are you ready to push Sketch to its limits once again? As noted in the previous part, this tutorial is geared more towards experienced illustrators, but if you’re new to Sketch then you should also be able to profit from it since all of the steps are explained in great detail. After finished off the tail lights, let’s continue with the design of the car windows. 7. Rubber Seals Around The Windo...
SpaceX Brings Astronauts Home Safely in a Historic First
That’s a wrap on SpaceX’s crewed demo mission, which clears the way for the company to regularly launch astronauts for NASA.
The TikTok-Trump drama, explained
Trump told reporters he plans to ban TikTok in the US, but such a move would likely face legal and technical challenges.
The pandemic is raising concerns about how teens use technology. But there’s still a lot we don’t know.
The Right Chemistry: Four decades of demystifying science
Chemistry demos at Man and His World led to a show on CJAD and columns in the Gazette, and the questions from the public keep coming.
Why the Trump administration may force TikTok's Chinese owner to sell it
In reportedly preparing an order to force TikTok's Chinese parent company to sell it off, the Trump administration chooses a peculiar cyberdefense beachhead in an emerging battle over information espionage.
SoftBank spent $3.8 billion on buybacks in July, August
SoftBank Group Corp on Monday said it spent 398 billion yen ($3.8 billion) buying back 63.2 million shares between July 1 and Aug. 3, part of a repurchase programme that has helped lift its share price to two decade highs.
Highlights of the day: Huawei diversifying sources of AP supply
Bracing for fresh US trade bans, Huawei is making contingency plans, increasing purchases of third-party mobile application processors for its 5G smartphones, according to Digitimes Research, as it looks to maintain its product competitiveness, stable supply and profitability. Apple, one of Huawei's major rivals in the smartphone space, is set to launch its 5G iPhones later than usual. PCB supp...
The 5 Hottest Software-Defined Networking Products Of 2020 (So Far)
Software-Defined Networking technology is helping businesses overcome the new networking requirements brought on by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Here are five of the hottest SDN solutions on the market today.
TikTok Ban: Creators Respond to Trump
The uncertainty over the future of the wildly popular video app has brought chaos to its user community — and to the entertainment and advertising industries as well.
Bo Derek reflects on giving back to American veterans: ‘There’s just so much we don’t do for our heroes’
Chrome and Edge Rise In Popularity. Firefox, Opera, and Safari Drop.
July's statistics from web analytics firm Net Applications showed continuing changes in the most frequently-used web browsers. Softpedia reports: Last month, Google Chrome increased its market share from 70.19% to 71.00%, while Microsoft Edge jumped from 8.07% to 8.46%... The migration to the Chromium engine allowed Microsoft to turn Edge into a cross-platform browser, and this is one of the reasons that contributed to the growth of the new app. Edge is now available not only on Windows 10, b...
Pompeo says U.S. may take action against TikTok and other Chinese tech companies “shortly”
Days after President Donald Trump announced he could use an executive order to ban TikTok from the United States, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said the administration is “closing in on a solution and I think you’ll see the president’s announcement shortly.” In an interview on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” host Maria Bartiromo, Pompeo […]
iPod Touch prototype could have been 2013 Mac Pro’s ancestor
The 2013 Mac Pro was notorious for being a radical departure from Apple’s usual design acumen, sporting a form that was derisively compared to a trash can. It was also one of the very few Apple products to sport a glossy black finish, also a first for the Mac Pro line. It turns out that Apple has long been toying … Continue reading
Microsoft says it hopes to buy TikTok by September
Microsoft confirmed on Sunday that it is interested in buying the American business of ByteDance’s popular TikTok social-networking service, pending a review by the Trump administration, with the intention of closing the deal by mid-September. Microsoft’s announcement caps off an eventful weekend that began Friday night with President Trump stating that he would ban TikTok , the Chinese short-f...
The ABCs of Data Science Algorithms
Data science algorithms are never a one-size-fits-all solution. Do you know what makes sense for your business?
Brit local authority appoints a systems integrator in leap to Oracle cloud, but support time-bomb is already ticking
US drugstore chain installed anti-shoplifter facial-recognition cameras in 200 locations – for eight years
Lizards for lunch? Crazy tech? Aliens?. Dana Dash: First Girl on the Moon is perfect for the little boffin-to-be in your life
So many stars, so little time: Machine learning helps astroboffins spot the most oxygen-starved galaxy yet
Musk: SpaceX Starship Prototype Could Fly ‘Soon’
After blowing up a few Starship prototypes, the latest SN5 test vehicle just completed a full-duration static fire. CEO Elon Musk says that sets the stage for a "hop" very soon. The post Musk: SpaceX Starship Prototype Could Fly ‘Soon’ appeared first on ExtremeTech .
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Pompeo says Trump to take broad action on Chinese software
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says President Donald Trump plans to take action on what he sees as a broad array of national security risks presented by software connected to the Chinese Communist Party
SpaceX capsule with two NASA astronauts makes dramatic splashdown in Gulf of Mexico to end test flight
Microsoft Surface Book 3 review: faster chips, same unique design
Improved specs and faster release mechanism update still-novel laptop with detachable screen Microsoft’s unique power-laptop with detachable tablet screen is back for its third iteration, and other than new chips nothing has changed. Costing from £1,599, this isn’t your average laptop or tablet. The Surface Book 3 is Microsoft’s workhorse for those who need oodles of power, available in a 13.5i...
BrandPost: Secure SD-WAN Addresses the Connectivity and Security Challenges of a Multinational Manufacturing and Services Organ
Organizational growth often leads to the rapid expansion of the work force and the addition of branch offices. This, combined with the transition to a teleworker environment, can place significant demands on an existing infrastructure in terms of bandwidth requirements, access control, and securing workflows and transactions that are not only multiplying, but now originating from outside the tr...
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