Tag: Tech & Science

4 ways social media platforms can stop hateful content after terror attacks

The deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others critically injured, was streamed live on Facebook by the man accused of carrying it out. It was then quickly shared across social media platforms. Versions of the livestream attack video stayed online for a worrying amount […]

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Which iPad Air or iPad mini 5 Storage Capacity Should You Buy — 64GB or 256GB?

Apple brought the iPad Air back from the dead and for just for the heck of it, updated the iPad mini too. You can think of it as an elevated version of the 2017 iPad. Or as a lighter version of the 2017 iPad Pro. iPad Air has the same body, 10.5-inch screen, Apple Pencil […]

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Google Stadia has promise — if it can resolve these 3 questions

At the Game Developers Conference 2019 this week, Google stole the show by announcing Stadia, its on-demand streaming service for video games. Set to launch later this year, Stadia promises to revolutionize gaming by streaming blockbuster games using any TV with Chromecast, computers running a Chrome browser, and any Android device — no console required. […]

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Smart grids are essential to prevent old power infrastructure from holding back the US economy

In March 2018, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a report detailing how Russian operatives had launched a handful of attacks across segments of the US’s critical infrastructure, including the power grid. The report spurred a wave of headlines claiming that Russia would soon be able to take over parts of the […]

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Machine learning academics are flocking to tech giants and that might be a problem

The die is very much cast when it comes to the growth of machine learning. With the expansion of tech companies like Google, Amazon and Uber, artificial intelligence-based research and products is a growth industry that’s only just getting started. Research from the International Data Commission forecasts that spending on AI and ML will rise from $12 […]

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Inside the legal fight over a $10B Pentagon IT contract between Amazon and Oracle, which claims a former Pentagon employee shaped the contract in Amazon’s favor (New York Times)

Intel confirms it will not develop new Compute Card products  —  Intel will not develop new Compute Cards, the company has confirmed to Tom’s Hardware.  Compute Cards were Intel’s vision of modular computing that would allow customers to continually update point of sale systems, all-in-one desktops, laptops and other devices. #wpdevar_comment_1 span,#wpdevar_comment_1 iframe{width:100% !important;}

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2019 iPhones Might Feature Reverse Wireless Charging, Come with 18W USB-C Charger

A Macotakara report claims that the 2019 iPhones will feature reverse wireless charging and that Apple will finally bundle an 18W USB-C charger with them, though the phones themselves will continue to feature a Lightning connector. The inclusion of reverse wireless charging would mean that the iPhone 11 can be used to charge the AirPods […]

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Apple’s AirPower Charging Mat Could Be Launched Next Week

Apple’s AirPower wireless charging mat was announced in 2017 alongside the iPhone X but it has yet to make its debut. There were times when it was even rumored that the accessory could have been shelved, but more recent rumors are claiming otherwise. In fact according to a report from DigiTimes, the AirPower accessory could […]

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Company Offers To Pay $1,000 To Someone Willing To Binge-Watch All 20 Marvel Movies

If you’re a fan of Marvel’s movies, you might be interested to learn that you could stand a chance to earn yourself $1,000 for just binge-watching the entire catalogue of the MCU. This proposal was put out by CableTV.com who seems to be looking for the right candidate for the job. Advertising According to the […]

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True Wireless Beats Headphones Could Be Launching This April

Last year Apple pretty much did nothing with its Beats brand of headphones. Apart from launching new color options, there were no new Beats products, but that could change next month because according to a report from CNET, Apple could actually launch a new set of Beats headphones next month. Advertising The report claims that […]

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Chrome Will Start Warning Users Of Flash Player’s Deprecation

Back in the early days of the internet where interactive content was starting to become popular on websites, Adobe’s Flash was the darling of the industry where pretty much every website attempted to incorporate its use, whether it be for site navigation, embedding videos, or even creating games. Advertising These days Flash has lost much […]

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Netflix’s absence from Apple’s media bundle portends a fight in content distribution; Goldman Sachs says the bundle could add $12B+ to Apple’s Services business (Edmund Lee/New York Times)

Intel confirms it will not develop new Compute Card products  —  Intel will not develop new Compute Cards, the company has confirmed to Tom’s Hardware.  Compute Cards were Intel’s vision of modular computing that would allow customers to continually update point of sale systems, all-in-one desktops, laptops and other devices. #wpdevar_comment_1 span,#wpdevar_comment_1 iframe{width:100% !important;}

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Finland to investigate HMD after report found some Nokia 7 Plus phones sent user data to a Chinese server; HMD says it was a software packaging error, now fixed (Reuters)

Intel confirms it will not develop new Compute Card products  —  Intel will not develop new Compute Cards, the company has confirmed to Tom’s Hardware.  Compute Cards were Intel’s vision of modular computing that would allow customers to continually update point of sale systems, all-in-one desktops, laptops and other devices. #wpdevar_comment_1 span,#wpdevar_comment_1 iframe{width:100% !important;}

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DHS watchdog report says FEMA exposed personal info of ~2.3M US disaster survivors, including some personal addresses and banking info, to a federal contractor (Washington Post)

Intel confirms it will not develop new Compute Card products  —  Intel will not develop new Compute Cards, the company has confirmed to Tom’s Hardware.  Compute Cards were Intel’s vision of modular computing that would allow customers to continually update point of sale systems, all-in-one desktops, laptops and other devices. #wpdevar_comment_1 span,#wpdevar_comment_1 iframe{width:100% !important;}

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Mozilla announces a new version of Firefox for iOS that has been optimized for iPad with support for split screen and keyboard shortcuts (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

Intel confirms it will not develop new Compute Card products  —  Intel will not develop new Compute Cards, the company has confirmed to Tom’s Hardware.  Compute Cards were Intel’s vision of modular computing that would allow customers to continually update point of sale systems, all-in-one desktops, laptops and other devices. #wpdevar_comment_1 span,#wpdevar_comment_1 iframe{width:100% !important;}

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