Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

'Hundreds of millions' in bogus jobless benefits paid out 'Hundreds of millions' in bogus jobless benefits paid out

Agari , a California-based cybersecurity firm, says one of the criminal groups implicated in the fraud is Scattered Canary , a Nigerian organisation that has been running scams for more than a decade, working to steal social security payments, studen...

Fire destroys warehouse on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf Fire destroys warehouse on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf

The fire broke out before dawn and tore through the warehouse near the end of the concrete pier, causing its walls to collapse, Baxter said. Firefighters had to pull back, as the scene became too risky, because flames had consumed so much of the bu...

A source close to Apple: Coronavirus delayed the production of iPhone 12

The 128GB iPhone SE 2 is $449.99 without a deal while the largest option, the 256GB model, will cost you $549 without a deal. But analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has delivered some bad news for those waiting for the new iPhones. This will allegedly have a 5.5...

CNN Reports Hydroxychloroquine Leads to Increased Risk of Death CNN Reports Hydroxychloroquine Leads to Increased Risk of Death

Authors of a separate study that supported the use of antimalaria drugs with antibiotics for Covid requested that their paper be withdrawn, according to the Retraction Watch website. Patients who received none of the treatments formed a control group...

BB-8 toy robot maker spins off robotics startup for first responders BB-8 toy robot maker spins off robotics startup for first responders

Sphero is creating a new robotic company whose products, derived from its technology, will focus on security. Sphero actually hasn't been making Star Wars toys for a little while now, despite the enduring popularity of its BB-8 toy, which was basic...

Body Of Autistic Boy Reported Abducted Found At Florida Country Club Body Of Autistic Boy Reported Abducted Found At Florida Country Club

Patricia Ripley, 47, of West Kendall, was booked into the Miami-Dade County jail early Saturday following hours of questioning by police, the Miami Herald reported. Police said Thursday night they were searching for the vehicle and the two men Ripl...

Sony could reveal its roster of next-gen PS5 games in June Sony could reveal its roster of next-gen PS5 games in June

While it's unknown how shifting the date could affect Sony's plans, the developer reportedly meant to put together a roster of both first-party and third-party next-gen games for the original schedule. A new report says that Sony will limit the num...

Borderlands 3 Bounty of Blood Campaign Add-on Revealed, Plus New Takedown Revealed Borderlands 3 Bounty of Blood Campaign Add-on Revealed, Plus New Takedown Revealed

As the Leone-esque title teases, it's a Western-inspired romp across a rough-and-tumble desert planet called Gehenna. The first piece of add-on content is specifically designed for players who've completed Borderlands 3 . Once there, players will ...

CARES Act Student Grant Funding (30-day Report). CARES Act Student Grant Funding (30-day Report).

Students not eligible for Cares Act Emergency Financial Aid Funding may qualify for CTC Eagle Aid. We checked, and several universities across the country have already sent funds to their students. Each eligible student was invited to complete an a...

Ad review panel tells AT&T to stop using misleading '5G Evolution' claims Ad review panel tells AT&T to stop using misleading '5G Evolution' claims

Early previous year, AT&T began pulling what some considered to be a dirty marketing trick, creating what it called its "5G Evolution" service that misled many into believing that their iPhone was actually already on a next-generation 5G network ...

Asia's richest man lures US$10 billion of investment in a month Asia's richest man lures US$10 billion of investment in a month

This deal with Jio Platforms is KKR's largest investment in Asia. Exactly a month back, Facebook picked up 9.99 percent stake in the firm that houses India's youngest but largest telecom company for Rs 43,574 crore. These together amount to R...

$25 Million Rental Assistance Program Now Online In Wisconsin $25 Million Rental Assistance Program Now Online In Wisconsin

These guides are an essential part of the We're All In program and were developed in consultation with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Department of Tourism, Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Department of Safet...

Instagram now allows for video chat with up to 50 people Instagram now allows for video chat with up to 50 people

An easy way to video chat with up to 50 of your favorite people? Facebook this morning announced a new feature for Messenger created to cut down on malicious parties looking to scam users. This isn't video chatting within Instagram per se, but ra...

Sony CEO Promises Compelling Lineup of PS5 Games Sony CEO Promises Compelling Lineup of PS5 Games

The bits and pieces of news to come out have mostly all been through Sony's investor meetings or financial reports. In the company's latest corporate strategy document, the PS5 section has a whole page dedicated to the "evolution of "speed" in th...

How to turn on COVID-19 contact tracing on your iPhone How to turn on COVID-19 contact tracing on your iPhone

The other big piece of the update is support for the exposure notification API developed jointly by Apple and Google . Officially called " Exposure Notifications " in the iOS 13.5 update, Apple (along with Google doing the same with Android) has...

Google, Apple, release joint coronavirus tracking technology Google, Apple, release joint coronavirus tracking technology

The API prohibits access to location data over privacy-related concerns. To be clear, the API is not an app itself but merely a contact tracing tool. Google and Apple both say you will need to opt-in to the tracing system and no one can track yo...

Valorant is getting a full release in June Valorant is getting a full release in June

At this point, you all know that the Valorant closed beta ends on May 28, but in a blog post straight from the Valorant devs, it has been confirmed that the beta will shut down at 9 am PT (12 pm ET/5 pm BST) in all regions . "On our current sh...

Google’s Pixel 4a release date may be delayed yet again Google’s Pixel 4a release date may be delayed yet again

But the Pixel 5 is likely going to be delayed. The phones were praised for their cameras, but battery life and starting storage left something to be desired. The budget phone will come in "Just Black" and "Barely Blue" color options and won't suppo...

You Can Now Get Wheelchair Accessibility Information Prominently on Google Maps You Can Now Get Wheelchair Accessibility Information Prominently on Google Maps

Additionally, both Maps and Google's travel portal will display a notification at the top of the page if you're in an area with hotels that have those policies in place. "If it's confirmed that a place does not have an accessible entrance, we'll show...

New beta update for WhatsApp for iOS adds QR code support New beta update for WhatsApp for iOS adds QR code support

But, the same should reach Android beta users very soon. You can then tap the "QR Code" button and WhatsApp will present your personal code. Widget actions appear only on the iPhone 6S and newer devices. The image below shows the new QR code func...

Xiaomi's Strong First Quarter, Recent Uncertainty Ring Up Mixed Investor Reaction Xiaomi's Strong First Quarter, Recent Uncertainty Ring Up Mixed Investor Reaction

Xiaomi makes most of its money on handsets, but also sells online ads and other types of hardware. Looking ahead, analysts said Xiaomi and other Chinese smartphone brands could benefit from market share losses suffered by Huawei Technologies after ...

Google refuses to build AI for oil and gas companies Google refuses to build AI for oil and gas companies

Greenpeace said there was a "stark disconnect" between Google, Amazon, Microsoft's public climate goals and their ongoing business with oil and gas firms. "We hope Microsoft and Amazon will quickly follow with commitments to end AI partnerships with...

Google's Pixel 4a May Have Been Delayed, Yet Again! Google's Pixel 4a May Have Been Delayed, Yet Again!

After all, we're talking about two mid-end devices with a state-of-the-art rear-facing camera in tow, as well as a respectable Snapdragon 670 processor under the hood, and perhaps more importantly, guaranteed software updates until May 22. That inclu...

Is getting SNAP recipients connected to online grocers, like Amazon and ShopRite Is getting SNAP recipients connected to online grocers, like Amazon and ShopRite

Retailers interested in participating must contact the Food and Nutrition Service. "Enabling people to purchase foods online will go a long way in helping Americans follow CDC social distancing guidelines and help slow the spread of the coronavirus ...

Huawei P40 Lite 5G launched with a tiny price tag Huawei P40 Lite 5G launched with a tiny price tag

That's £100 more than the regular P40 Lite . Although the name suggests this is simply a 5G of the older version, this actually comes with numerous differences and upgrades - not just the Kirin 820 5G processor which, of course, provides 5G suppor...

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