Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Apple announces top 15 apps of 2020 on its App Store Apple announces top 15 apps of 2020 on its App Store

Ink Inc. Tattoo Drawing was the number four free app, while Magic Tiles 3: Piano Game earned the fifth spot. Google announced Sleep stories for calm sleep - Meditate with Wysa by Touchkin to be the best app of 2020 while Legends of Runeterra by...

Baltimore County public schools closed after ransomware attack Baltimore County public schools closed after ransomware attack

The school tweeted that Chromebooks issued by the BCPS and the students' Google accounts are safe, with the attack mainly focusing on Windows devices. Ransomware is a type of cyber-attack that locks down affected systems and make them unusable. The...

Singapore Becomes First Country to Approve Sales of Lab-Grown Meat Singapore Becomes First Country to Approve Sales of Lab-Grown Meat

While plant-based " meats " have taken hold in the USA, lab-grown products are still in their early stages of development and aren't yet sold in the U.S. Although other companies have developed products using cellular meat technology, GOOD Meat is ...

Cyber Monday shoppers spend record-breaking $10.8B Cyber Monday shoppers spend record-breaking $10.8B

From 7 p.m.to 11 p.m. PST, otherwise known as the "golden hours of retail", consumers collectively spent $2.7 billion, which accounted for 25% of the day's revenue. Thanks to the Cyber Week sales event, Amazon has now slashed the prices of some of it...

US Federal Communications Commission Chairman Pai Announces Resignation US Federal Communications Commission Chairman Pai Announces Resignation

As the first member of the FCC on Twitter in 2012, Pai watched social media sites develop into what they have become today, recalling that in 2012, "no one could criticize social media corporations". Pai himself faced personal threats due to the acti...

Airbnb aims for $35 billion valuation in long-awaited IPO Airbnb aims for $35 billion valuation in long-awaited IPO

The well established and profitable Airbnb seeks $35 billion from the public as it needs to expand during the post-coronavirus tourism industry. Coming into 2020, Airbnb was valued at around $35B in the private markets before dropping as low as $...

Facebook won't make PC-only VR headsets going forward

As those videos revealed, the Quest 2 will be a much more powerful VR headset compared to the original, coming equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 platform . Support for additional accessories for added comfort is also at hand. Since CEO...

Motorola to Roll out ‘Desktop Mode’ Feature with Its Android 11 Update Motorola to Roll out ‘Desktop Mode’ Feature with Its Android 11 Update

It's likely that Motorola's desktop mode will debut alongside the introduction of the company's "nio" device, which could be marketed under the "Moto G" line given Mr. There's a taskbar , icons for tasks like opening the menu and searching, and ...

George Clooney admits to using a Flowbee for his haircuts George Clooney admits to using a Flowbee for his haircuts

You really cannot make too many mistakes, "he admitted about the fact of cutting himself his hair". Stan Rosenfield, Clooney's longtime publicist, said on Sunday he didn't know if Clooney tended his own hair. "You did not!" The interview responde...

Britain grants Pfizer coronavirus vaccine emergency authorization Britain grants Pfizer coronavirus vaccine emergency authorization

It will be enough to immunise 400,000 people (two doses per person). For example, the committee wanted to ensure that people who work directly in providing patient care will be first in line. "There are lots of logistics to be worked out and challeng...

Apple to open second retail store in South Korea Apple to open second retail store in South Korea

Information about Apple's work for the coming years continues to emerge. The store will be located in the main finance district of Seoul , Korea's capital city. A new report suggests that Apple may be looking to improve the zooming capabilities of t...

From hate speech to nudity, Facebook's oversight board picks its first cases

Critics of the social network have expressed skepticism regarding about the oversight board and whether Facebook will comply with content decisions that could curb use and, by extension, advertisement revenue. "Hate speech is an especially hard are...

OnePlus 9 series will consist of not two but three phones OnePlus 9 series will consist of not two but three phones

It looks like we'll have to wait till March when it launches to find out, or at least a couple more months for additional info to leak out. Some renders of the alleged OnePlus 9 Pro surfaced a number of days again that confirmed the corporate wil...

GAO Says Weekly Unemployment Benefits Report Flawed GAO Says Weekly Unemployment Benefits Report Flawed

The GAO said the problems in data collection and reporting were making it hard for policymakers to get a reliable picture of what unemployment was doing during the pandemic. While Scrooge may tear unemployment benefits from up to 70,000 Oregonians th...

Apple fined over iPhone water resistance claims Apple fined over iPhone water resistance claims

Criticising Apple for not clarifying its water resistance claims, the AGCM said the claims were true only under certain circumstances. Italy's anti-trust authority AGCM or Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato has fined Apple 10 million ...

Microsoft Teams Calling gets CarPlay support, SPAM id service, more Microsoft Teams Calling gets CarPlay support, SPAM id service, more

The transfer calls feature will allow users to move calls between mobile and desktop. Microsoft has announced a major revamp of the calling features in Microsoft Teams. Additionally, sharing OneDrive or SharePoint recordings with people outside of ...

Global smartphone sales to end-users down 5.7% in Q3 2020: Gartner Global smartphone sales to end-users down 5.7% in Q3 2020: Gartner

In terms of individual vendors, per Gartner, Samsung was the top brand in the quarter with 80.8 million units shipped and a 22 percent market share. Xiaomi gained from Huawei's loss including strong performance in China. Oppo was fifth with 2...

Romain Grosjean ‘saw death coming’ in Bahrain crash, wants Abu Dhabi return Romain Grosjean ‘saw death coming’ in Bahrain crash, wants Abu Dhabi return

The Frenchman was involved in an enormous accident on lap one of the Bahrain Grand Prix after a crash at 137mph saw his Haas auto spear into the barrier at such a ferocity it ripped the chassis into two pieces, pierced the Armco barrier and resulte...

Nokia to Construct Mobile Network on Moon

After being discovered as a partner to advance " Tipping Point " technologies, Nokia announced that the corporation shares a close bond with a Texas-based private spacecraft design company, Intuitive Machines to deliver the pieces of equipment to...

Salesforce inks $35.5 billion deal to acquire Vancouver-founded Slack Technologies | Venture Salesforce inks $35.5 billion deal to acquire Vancouver-founded Slack Technologies | Venture

United States software company Salesforce has signed a deal to acquire Slack Technologies for $35.85 billion ($27.7 billion USD). "The combination will create the operating system for the new way to work, uniquely enabling companies to grow and s...

Italy to fine Apple 10 million euros over waterproof iPhone claims Italy to fine Apple 10 million euros over waterproof iPhone claims

The ads claimed that the phones were water resistant up to a maximum depth of between 4 meters and 1 meter for up to 30 minutes. The regulator also had a problem with an Apple disclaimer that says "the guarantee does not cover damage caused by ...

DeepMind Protein Mapping Could Help Fight Diseases DeepMind Protein Mapping Could Help Fight Diseases

For the latest version of AlphaFold used at CASP14, DeepMind created an attention-based neural network system, trained end-to-end, that attempts to interpret the structure of this graph, while reasoning over the implicit graph that it is building...

Galaxy S21 with Samsung S-Pen: pen becomes stiffening Galaxy S21 with Samsung S-Pen: pen becomes stiffening

Samsung has been rumored to be dropping the Galaxy Note line for a while now, but now concrete reports of this have swirled to an unignorable crescendo. Future generations of foldable phones are also expected to be stylus compatible. Samsung ...

Amazon unveils cloud service to power Apple app development Amazon unveils cloud service to power Apple app development

With EC2 Mac instances , developers creating apps for iPhone , iPad , Mac, Apple Watch, Apple TV , and Safari can provision and access macOS environments within minutes, dynamically scale capacity as needed, and benefit from AWS's pay-as-you-go...

Gov. Polis, First Gentleman test positive for COVID-19 Gov. Polis, First Gentleman test positive for COVID-19

The governor's office said he would be "closely monitored" and would continue to work remotely. Covid-19 hospitalizations and daily new cases have risen dramatically in Colorado in October and November, setting all-time highs far above the levels...

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