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Amazon releases first quarterly report under new CEO Andy Jassy

Amazon has released its first quarterly earnings report with newly minted CEO Andy Jassy at the helm, who took over for founder Jeff Bezos earlier this month......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotJul 30th, 2021

Old Coal Plant Is Now Mining Bitcoin For a Utility Company

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Bitcoin's massive power consumption is the cryptocurrency's dirty secret. To mine bitcoin, computers across the globe chew through enough electricity to power a medium size country, somewhere on.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

Are You Ready To Share Your Analprint With Big Tech?

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: For the past 10 years, Sonia Grego has been thinking about toilets -- and more specifically what we deposit into them. "We are laser-focused on the analysis of stool," says the Duke University re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 4 min. ago

Chinese Scientists Synthesized Starch From Carbon Dioxide

AltMachine shares a report from Phys.Org: Chinese scientists recently reported a de novo route for artificial starch synthesis from carbon dioxide (CO2) for the first time. Relevant results were published in Science on Sept. 24. The new route makes i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 4 min. ago

FCC Showers Schools Across the US With $1.2 Billion From Emergency Connectivity Fund

The FCC has sent out the first checks from its Emergency Connectivity Fund, an effort to help close the "homework gap" at schools by covering the cost of computers and internet services. From a report: Thousands of school districts, in every state pl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 4 min. ago

Other than Prison, Electronic Monitoring is "the Most Restrictive Form" of Control, Research Finds

An anonymous reader shares a report: In the past 18 months, as the judicial system has increasingly used electronic monitoring instead of prisons to monitor inmates through the coronavirus pandemic, newly released data confirm what activists and advo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 4 min. ago

A Teenager on TikTok Disrupted Thousands of Scientific Studies With a Single Video

Thousands of scientific studies had to toss out weeks of data because of a 56-second TikTok video by a teenager. From a report: The July 23rd video is short and simple. It opens with recent Florida high school graduate and self-described "teen author.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 4 min. ago

Americans Ramp Up Google Searches for Covid Tests Amid Scarcity

Searches for Covid-19 tests on Google are surging as the delta variant spreads in the U.S. and more employers and large-scale events require testing. From a report: The number of Americans looking up "at-home Covid test near me" on the platform has d.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 4 min. ago

William Shatner"s Going To Space On Jeff Bezos" Blue Origin

schwit1 shares a report from TMZ: The 90-year-old actor is slated to be part of the second crew to take the space flight in the New Shepard capsule. That would make him the oldest person ever to be launched into space. We're told Shatner will be on b.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 4 min. ago

ExpressVPN Employees Complain About Ex-Spy"s Top Role At Company

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: When a senior executive at virtual private network company ExpressVPN admitted to working on behalf of a foreign intelligence service to hack American machines last week, it stunned employees at his n.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 4 min. ago

Google Seeks Search Deals For TikTok and Instagram Videos

An anonymous reader shares a report: If you've ever tried searching on Google for one of those TikTok or Instagram videos all your friends are gushing about -- such as sea shanties or the Renegade dance -- you'll notice something. The videos don't sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 4 min. ago

The 57 best shows on Amazon Prime Video right now

After sifting through hundreds of shows on Amazon Prime Video, we've chosen the best ones available for streaming, from the classics to new originals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 36 min. ago

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 News12 hr. 36 min. ago

Upcoming PUBG game is being developed on Unreal Engine 5: report

Upcoming PUBG game is being developed on Unreal Engine 5: report.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News15 hr. 35 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 News15 hr. 36 min. ago

California Makes Zero-emission Autonomous Vehicles Mandatory by 2030

Starting in 2030, California will require all light-duty autonomous vehicles that operate in the state to emit zero emissions. From a report: Signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday, SB 500 represents the latest effort by the state to li.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 36 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 News19 hr. 36 min. ago

Cambodia"s Prime Minister is Zoombombing Opposition Meetings

When Cambodia's banned opposition party held a Zoom call on September 9, they hardly expected it to be personally infiltrated by the country's prime minister. From a report: Appearing abruptly and interrupting a speaker, the uninvited guest, Prime Mi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 4 min. ago

Researcher Dumps Three iOS Zero-days After Apple Failed To Fix Issues for Months

A security researcher has published details about three iOS zero-day vulnerabilities, claiming that Apple has failed to patch the issues, which they first reported to the company earlier this year. From a report: Going by the pseudonym of Illusion of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 4 min. ago

UK Airports Briefly Snarled By Border Force Software Outage

A software outage temporarily affected the U.K. Border Force's automated entry gates, slowing arrivals at airports across the country. From a report: Hubs in London Heathrow and Manchester reported issues before the Home Office said the problem was r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 4 min. ago

Venom: Let There Be Carnage: Everything we know about Sony’s sequel

Eddie Brock will return for another round of symbiote-fueled action in Venom: Let There Be Carnage, with Andy Serkis in the director's chair for the film......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 hr. 4 min. ago