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Amazon Hit With $887 Million Fine by European Privacy Watchdog

Amazon has been issued with a fine of 746 million euros ($887 million) by a European privacy watchdog for breaching the bloc's data protection laws. From a report: The fine, disclosed by Amazon on Friday in a securities filing, was issued two weeks a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJul 30th, 2021

The best movies leaving Amazon Prime Video at the end of September

While Amazon Prime Video has a great selection of movies, you only have a few days to catch these terrific flicks before they leave at the end of September!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 24 min. ago

A crotch-level Alexa camera doesn’t sound like a great idea

An anonymously sourced report has Amazon working on a soundbar with a camera. Let us hope not......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 24 min. ago

The origin and legacy of the Etruscans

The Etruscan civilization, which flourished during the Iron Age in central Italy, has intrigued scholars for millennia. With remarkable metallurgical skills and a now-extinct, non-Indo-European language, the Etruscans stood out from their contemporar.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 24 min. ago

Organic molecule remnants found in nuclei of ancient dinosaur cells

A team of scientists from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and from the Shandong Tianyu Museum of Nature (STM) has isolated exquisitely preserved cartilage cells in a 125-million.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 23 min. ago

Apple MacBook Air, MacBook Pro Prices SLASHED at Amazon Today

High-end MacBooks don't come cheap. That's why we jumped at the chance to tell you about two amazing MacBook deals you can get on Amazon right now......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 24 min. ago

New agreements needed now to improve food systems

In 2020, between 720 and 811 million people suffered from hunger, and almost as many (768 million) were malnourished. Two billion people did not get enough essential nutrients and vitamins due to unbalanced diets or a lack of fresh food. At the same.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 52 min. ago

Vietnam forecasts one million EVs by 2028

With its huge population of 100 million people, Vietnam has the potential to have more than one million electric vehicles (EV) by 2028 and 4.5 million EVs by 2050, according to Vietnam Automobile Manufacture Association (VAMA)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

California Passes Law Targeting Amazon Labor Algorithms

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a bill Wednesday that would block Amazon and other companies from punishing warehouse workers who fail to meet certain performance metrics for taking rest or.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Hackers Leak LinkedIn 700 Million Data Scrape

A collection containing data about more than 700 million users, believed to have been scraped from LinkedIn, was leaked online this week after hackers previously tried to sell it earlier this year in June. From a report: The collection, obtained by T.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Telescope in Chile captures a doomed galaxy falling into the heart of the Fornax Cluster

The Fornax Cluster—which, as the name suggests, lies primarily in the constellation Fornax (the Furnace)—is a relatively nearby galaxy cluster, only about 60 million light-years from Earth. This means that it looms large in the night sky, stretch.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Elon Musk says Inspiration4 crew had "challenges" with toilet, vows for bathroom upgrades

The private space flight, SpaceX, completed a historic mission with the first all-civilian flight crew last weekend. The four members of the Inspiration4 crew raised $200 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and helped prove SpaceX foun.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Amazon is Having a FLASH SALE on Microsoft Office 365 Today

A full subscription to Microsoft Office tends to be quite pricey, so we needed to tell you about one of the best Microsoft Office deals we've seen in a while......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Amazon will hold its annual fall event September 28

Amazon's annual fall event will take place on September 28, and the company will likely announce news about products, services, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

European Union announces plans to require all mobile devices to use USB-C

Devices using only wireless charging would be exempt from the mandate. Enlarge / iPads with USB-C ports. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) The European Commission has announced its intent to enact legislation that would mandate all consumer electron.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Life support cooked up from lunar rocks

Engineers have successfully shown how water and oxygen can be extracted by cooking up lunar soil, in order to support future Moon bases. A laboratory demonstrator, developed by a consortium of the Politecnico Milano, the European Space Agency, the It.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

We tried a bunch of VPNs and this one is the best for Netflix

VPNs protect your privacy and browsing and allow you to access region-restricted content through services like Netflix. Find out why NordVPN is best for this......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Best Alexa settings to update right now

Changing a few settings in your Amazon Echo can turn Alexa from a good smart assistant to a great one. Change these five settings to improve your experience......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

The EU wants Apple to ditch the Lightning port for USB-C by 2024

A new European Union policy could force Apple to finally switch to USB-C despite its stubborn stance on the proprietary Lightning port......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

EU Proposes Mandatory USB-C on All Devices, Including iPhones

The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, has announced plans to force smartphone and other electronics manufacturers to fit a common USB-C charging port on their devices. From a report: The proposal is likely to have the bigg.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Europe will require USB-C chargers. Apple isn"t happy

The European Union proposed new rules on Thursday that will make USB-C ports standard on smartphones, tablets, cameras, phones, portable speakers and handheld video game systems......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021